Category: ODD/WEIRD

This BBC journalist asked Sadiq Khan a racist question

This BBC journalist asked Sadiq Khan a racist question

NEWS DESK: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is on a trade mission. He visited India and then crossed the border to Pakistan on foot. Unfortunately, he became the target of a...

88 Indian schoolgirls forced to strip as punishment by teachers

The Indian police in Arunachal Pradesh capital, Itanagar, registered a case against three female teachers for disrobing 88 schoolgirls as punishment after some of them...

China lifts ban on stinky cheese

China lifts ban on stinky cheese

NEWS DESK: China has reversed an import ban on several types of soft and mould-ripened cheese, including Roquefort, Danish Blue, Gorgonzola and Stilton,...

Will this Hindu-Muslim marriage be annulled by India’s Supreme Court?

Will this Hindu-Muslim marriage be annulled by India’s Supreme Court?

NEWS DESK: The decision by an Indian court in May to annul the marriage of a Hindu woman who converted to Islam and married a Muslim man has grabbed headlines in the...

Video: Russian TV reporter punched live on air

Video: Russian TV reporter punched live on air

MOSCOW: A man walked up to a journalist broadcasting live from a Moscow park on a popular Russian television channel and punched him in the face. The journalist was...

Michael Phelps’ eagerly-anticipated race against a great white shark

Michael Phelps’ eagerly-anticipated race against a great white shark

Michael Phelps’ eagerly-anticipated race against a great white shark will keep the USA’s swimmers glued to their television screens at the world aquatic...

Eight-year old drives van to fast food restaurant for burger

Eight-year old drives van to fast food restaurant for burger

WASHINGTON: Talk about a craving: an eight-year-old American boy drove his father’s van to a McDonald’s  because he just had to have a cheeseburger. The Ohio boy...

Steam train hits 100mph in UK in 50-year first

Steam train hits 100mph in UK in 50-year first

LONDON: A steam train clocked 100 miles (161 kilometres) per hour on Britain’s mainline railway network for the first time in almost 50 years on Wednesday. Tornado, a...

Vietnam city turns into graffiti canvas

Vietnam city turns into graffiti canvas

VIETNAM: Shrouded by fumes and surrounded by spray cans, Vietnamese graffiti artist Kong conjures his latest masterpiece, a monkey clutching an aerosol, a...

PEMRA suspended license of cartoon channel for airing Indian content

PEMRA directs PBA to amend Zong 4G, Oppo mobile phone TV ads

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Friday directed Pakistan Broadcasters Association to get two advertisements amended by February 20,...