How rumors on WhatsApp led to a mob killing in India | The Fact Checker

On July 13, 2018, five friends took a road trip to visit the Indian countryside village of Handikera, which is in the southern state of Karnataka. The five men, Salham Al Kubassi, Mohammed Salman, Mohammed Azam, Mohammed Afroz and Noor Mohammad, traveled to the outskirts of town for a picnic. But what was set to … Read more How rumors on WhatsApp led to a mob killing in India | The Fact Checker

Portugal’s president performs his power greeting, this time with Indian PM Modi

A vigorous and sustained handshake from Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa stole the spotlight during his meeting with Indian PM Narendra Modi last week. The two leaders appeared before the press, but their greeting extended well beyond formal diplomatic protocol Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook … Read more Portugal’s president performs his power greeting, this time with Indian PM Modi

BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year: The Nominees – BBC News

BBC News is launching the BBC Indian Sportswoman of The Year 2020 Award – a first of its kind initiative. Vote for your favourite Indian Sportswoman of the year here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-ea40c3fc-7244-4902-8c66-ce6a7cbc7fb0 In this film, Yogita Limaye introduces the five nominees who have been selected by a jury – and who will be voted for online … Read more BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year: The Nominees – BBC News

Google maps changes disputed borders based on where you’re searching from

From Pakistan, the Kashmir region appears disputed. From India, it appears firmly under Indian control. Google Maps changes disputed borders based on the country a user is searching from, demonstrating its ability to bend information to its will. Read more: https://wapo.st/37nFgZD. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ … Read more Google maps changes disputed borders based on where you’re searching from

NOT REVERSED: Young Indian gymnast shows off amazing flexibility

11-year-old world record breaker, Riya Paladia, showed off her amazing flexibility while performing one of the hardest yoga motions repeatedly from a standing position, in her hometown of Gaulapar, in northeast India on Thursday. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow … Read more NOT REVERSED: Young Indian gymnast shows off amazing flexibility

France’s ‘stolen children’ make emotional return to native Reunion Island

In this edition, we explore the tragic story of France’s “stolen children”. Between 1963 and 1982, more than 2,000 youngsters were taken from Reunion Island, in the Indian Ocean, to repopulate rural areas of mainland France. Some were orphans, but others had parents who signed release papers, not always understanding they would never see their children again. … Read more France’s ‘stolen children’ make emotional return to native Reunion Island

Billions of locusts are descending on Ethiopia

The Washington Post traveled to southern Ethiopia, which is facing its worst locust outbreak in generations after an uncommon weather pattern in the Indian Ocean caused relentless rains across East Africa. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

FRANCE’S STOLEN CHILDREN REVISITED

Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN In 1963, more than 2,000 children from Réunion, a French department in the Indian Ocean, were deported to mainland France by the authorities. On arrival, they were sent to live in rural areas left empty by depopulation. Like … Read more FRANCE’S STOLEN CHILDREN REVISITED

Number of Bangladeshis killed by Indian border forces on rise

At least 15 Bangladeshis were shot dead by the Indian border forces in January – one of the worst months in decades. That is despite India’s promise to stop using live ammunition. As Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith reports, the border between the two nations is often unmarked, making it dangerously easy to cross by mistake. … Read more Number of Bangladeshis killed by Indian border forces on rise

[DISTURBING] Hindu devotees perform ritual body piercings with skewers and hooks

Thousands of Hindu devotees performed ritual piercings on their bodies with skewers and hooks as part of the Thaipusam Festival in Chennai on Saturday. Devotees could be seen having their cheeks and tongues pierced with long skewers as well as hooks pierced into their backs through which they pulled processional carts for a Thaipusam celebration … Read more [DISTURBING] Hindu devotees perform ritual body piercings with skewers and hooks