Hot and Hotter

Hot and Hotter

Sir, The mercury in my town has risen to 42 degrees! People are trying to beat the heat in every possible way. But the heat continues to have its effect, especially on people who cannot afford to protect themselves from it. Even in the houses of the rich, air-conditioning machines are breaking down, often leading […]

Ashamed and embarrassed

Ashamed and embarrassed

Sir, It is high time that well-educated and sensible people are elected to the legislature, and not just anybody who happens to be given a party ticket. The irresponsible and at times stupid views of MLAs and MPs makes us ashamed and embarrassed. How can we say that India should march on towards a bright […]

Raping lesbians: fair game in Kingston Town

Raping lesbians: fair game in Kingston Town

KINGSTON, Jamaica: Jamaica may sound so cool and fun-loving on a Harry Belafonte album, but Kingston town can be a dark horror story for non-straight people. Equal rights activists say that queer people are often the victims of violent sexual attacks as ‘punishment’ for not fitting social norms. It is an attitude all too common […]

NEWSNET ONE

NEWSNET ONE

Welcome to NEWSNET ONE, where people are news. NewsNET East undergoes a process of renewal: a new beginning, in a manner of speaking. Our core values haven’t changed, now they are just better defined. The tagline I coined almost a two decades ago “Breaking barriers, Building Community” remains. It was with this vision that I […]

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