Hurricane Florence batters US : 11 dead and a million without power

Hurricane Florence batters US : 11 dead and a million without power

At least 11 people were confirmed dead on Saturday as tropical storm Florence brought catastrophic flooding to the US state of North Carolina. Nearly one million people were without power and thousands were in shelters as Donald Trump declared a disaster and the military sent 200 soldiers to help. Roy Cooper, the governor of North […]

Hawaii hit with floods and landslides

Hawaii hit with floods and landslides

Hawaii has been hit with strong winds and torrential rain as Hurricane Lane approaches the US state, causing flash flooding and landslides. Schools and offices were closed as residents took shelter from the storm, which was downgraded to category three strength on Thursday. As the hurricane neared the islands of the Aloha state, it brought […]

STATOLAUNCH: Meet The World’s Biggest Plane

STATOLAUNCH: Meet The World’s Biggest Plane

The aircraft – which is the vision of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen – has a wingspan longer than a football field and comes equipped with two cockpits, 28 wheels and six engines normally used to power 747 jumbo jets. Stratolaunch is an aircraft with a wingspan of a football field that could one day help […]

India says NO to foreign aid for Kerala disaster

India says NO to foreign aid for Kerala disaster

India today made it clear that it will not accept any assistance from foreign governments for flood-ravaged Kerala in sync with an existing policy. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the government was committed to meeting the requirements for relief and rehabilitation in Kerala through domestic efforts. A number of countries have announced assistance […]

SHOCKING: India woman beaten and paraded naked

SHOCKING: India woman beaten and paraded naked

A woman was stripped and paraded naked by a mob in eastern India’s Bihar state on the suspicion of killing a man. The mob burned the woman’s house, dragged her out on to the street and beat her, police said. The incident took place on Monday after the body of Vimlesh Shah, 19, was found […]

Coconut oil is like a poison, says Harward professor

Coconut oil is like a poison, says Harward professor

During a German lecture last month by professor Karin Michels of the department of epidemiology, Michels said coconut oil was “pure poison,” Business Insider reports. Michels said there were no studies that showed the health benefits of eating coconut oil and added the oil was more “dangerous” than other types of fat, Business Insider continued. […]

India Monsoon: Floods kill 100 in Kerala

India Monsoon: Floods kill 100 in Kerala

Nearly 100 people have lost their lives since August 8 as Kerala reels under one of the worst floods in its history. On Thursday, torrential rain and floods claimed 30 lives, swamping homes, destroying roads, and disrupting air and rail traffic in many places, officials said. Overall, 97 people have died in rain-related incidents since […]

Banks demand more money from Vijay Mallya

Banks demand more money from Vijay Mallya

Vijay Mallya, who is fighting legal battles in India and UK, faces another setback after the London high court ordered him to pay a further £1,75,000 (Rs 1.5 crore) towards the legal fees of a consortium of Indian banks after losing his high court case against them. Mallya, who now owes approximately Rs 10,000 crore […]

Priyanka Chopra confirms engagement to Nick Jonas

Priyanka Chopra confirms engagement to Nick Jonas

Priyanka Chopra finally confirmed the rumors as she showed off her stunning diamond engagement ring from beau Nick Jonas in an Instagram snap. The actress, 36, is currently in Mumbai, India, making a film and she made the big reveal as she posed with Bollywood star Raveena Tandon who then posted it on social media. […]