North Korea’s Kim Jong-un invites Pope Francis to Pyongyang

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un invites Pope Francis to Pyongyang

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Pope Francis is not the first pope to be invited to North Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has invited Pope Francis to visit the country, South Korea’s presidential office has announced. The invitation to...
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How to Attract a Killer Tigress? Try a Man’s Cologne

How to Attract a Killer Tigress? Try a Man’s Cologne

They check more than 100 camera traps. They search for tiger hairs and study the stony, undulating terrain for tiger tracks, known as pugmarks. At dusk they return, sweaty and exhausted. They line up to guzzle water and gobble down...
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Activists’ arrests in Bhima Koregaon case not ‘political with-hunt’, will crush those acting against Constitution: Devendra Fadnavis

Activists’ arrests in Bhima Koregaon case not ‘political with-hunt’, will crush those acting against Constitution: Devendra Fadnavis

New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said he is acting against the people who are against the Constitution, irrespective of their political or ideological leanings. File image of Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. PTI ...
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The Rise and Fall of the Emerald Tigers: Raghu Chundawat’s book raises valid concerns, but disappoints

The Rise and Fall of the Emerald Tigers: Raghu Chundawat’s book raises valid concerns, but disappoints

The Rise and Fall of the Emerald Tigers: Ten Years of Research in Panna National Park by Raghu Chundawat is the story of a passionate wildlife scientist and one of the better-known tiger reserves in the country. It depicts both – the...
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Meng Hongwei: China accuses Interpol chief of bribery

Meng Hongwei: China accuses Interpol chief of bribery

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMeng Hongwei’s wife shares husband’s final “knife emoji” text The detained Chinese head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, is being investigated for alleged bribe-taking, Chinese authori...
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Sydney Opera House horse race advert ignites furore

Sydney Opera House horse race advert ignites furore

Image copyright RACING NSWImage caption The promotion for “The Everest” is to take place on Tuesday A plan to advertise a horse race on the sails of the Sydney Opera House has prompted a large backlash in Australia. The World...
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#MeToo in India: Policing what people can speak out about is another form of victim blaming

#MeToo in India: Policing what people can speak out about is another form of victim blaming

Yesterday morning I streamed a video in which NDTV anchor Nidhi Razdan led a panel called From Bollywood To World Of Comedy: Why #MeToo Complaints Are Unanswered? then opened Twitter to find a tweet by her quickly going viral: “Some...
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#MeToo in India: Writer Kiran Nagarkar, photographer Pablo Bartholomew named in harassment accusations

#MeToo in India: Writer Kiran Nagarkar, photographer Pablo Bartholomew named in harassment accusations

Editor’s note: Following Rituparna Chatterjee’s report — Is India’s #MeToo moment here? Women are angry and they are naming and shaming their abusers — Firstpost will publish a series of articles collating personal accounts of those who hav...
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Hamilton closes on F1 title with Japan win

Hamilton closes on F1 title with Japan win

Lewis Hamilton moved to the brink of a fifth world championship with a lights-to-flag Japanese Grand Prix victory. Mercedes’ Hamilton was dominant as title rival Sebastian Vettel ran into trouble attempting to gain ground from eighth place on the grid......
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Medical charity MSF ‘told to cease mental health work in Nauru’

Medical charity MSF ‘told to cease mental health work in Nauru’

Image copyright AFPImage caption Australia’s detention centres have been criticised by human rights groups International medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) says the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru has ordered it to cease its work there....
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