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JNU: Students across India to protest against campus violence

Image copyright AFP Image caption Protests against the violence began on Sunday night Students in several major Indian cities are planning protests after students and teachers of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in the capital Delhi were attacked on Sunday night. At least 40 students and staff were admitted to hospital after being attacked by […]

Russell Crowe sends fires climate message to Golden Globes

Image copyright Getty Images Actor Russell Crowe has used his winner’s speech at the Golden Globes to raise awareness of the deadly bushfire crisis in Australia. “Make no mistake. The tragedy unfolding in Australia is climate change-based,” he said in a message read out on stage by show host Jennifer Aniston. Crowe won the award […]

Karan Johar, other Bollywood biggies skip CAA meeting with railway minister Piyush Goyal; here’s who all attended it

The government hosted a meeting with Bollywood celebrities regarding the ongoing protests for the citizenship amendment act (CAA) in various parts of India. Various names such as Karan Johar, Farhan Akhtar, Kabir Khan, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Ritesh Sidhwani and others were invited for the meeting. However, most of them, including KJo, gave it a miss. Farhan […]

Australia fires: Rain falls but warnings of huge blazes ahead

Image copyright BBC Simon Atkinson Image caption HMAS Adelaide in Eden, New South Wales Rain is falling in Australia and temperatures have dropped – but officials warn that fires ravaging the country will “take off” again. Sooty rain fell down the east coast, from Sydney to Melbourne, with “torrential” rain reported in some parts of […]