Pope’s reforms, Social Justice stance make Catholic conservatives angry

Pope’s reforms, Social Justice stance make Catholic conservatives angry

Pope Francis , the first Jesuit pope, who has a deep commitment to the poor and oppressed, has become a target of a deeply entrenched coterie of conservative and fundamentalist Catholics who dislike change. Yet Francis is determined to address long standing issues of corruption and mismanagement within the Church and in the Vatican, which […]

Rescuers still at work on Genoa Bridge Fall

Rescuers still at work on Genoa Bridge Fall

ITALY:  Rescuers in the north-western Italian city of Genoa continue to search for possible survivors after the dramatic collapse of a motorway bridge, reports the BBC. Police say at least 26 people were killed and 15 badly hurt, when dozens of vehicles fell 45m (148ft). (August 14) Reports say cries can be heard from people […]

Novak Djokovic to face Anderson in Wimbledon Final

Novak Djokovic to face Anderson in Wimbledon Final

London, Jul 14 (AFP) Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Wimbledon final on Saturday with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11/9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over Rafael Nadal in the second longest semi-final ever played at the tournament. Djokovic, the 2011, 2014 and 2015 champion, will face Kevin Anderson, the first South African in the final in 97 years, […]

No place for long hair on Iran TV!

No place for long hair on Iran TV!

The BBC has come out with a hair-raising FIFA story! Former Barcelona football star Carles Puyol accepted a spot to provide World Cup commentary on Iranian television. He travelled all the way to Iran. He arrived at the door of the studio. he wasn’t allowed in. Evidently, his trademark long curly hair was the cause […]

Ronaldo is the flavour of Day 2

Ronaldo is the flavour of Day 2

“The night was about Cristiano. He is relentless in his pursuit of greatness. What he is doing on the world stage is ridiculous.” And somebody in a bar in India said, ‘Portugal? Wat Portugal?’ It’s Goa vs Spain’ Match of the Day pundit Rio Ferdinand said he “couldn’t breathe” as former Manchester United team-mate Cristiano […]

World Cup unfolds in Russia, hosts trounce Saudis!

World Cup unfolds in Russia, hosts trounce Saudis!

The Beautiful Game is in focus as the world eyeballs the FIFA World Cup, this time in Russia. The opening ceremony was brief, and surprising in more ways than one. The FIFA World Cup 2018 was kicked off in Moscow with a dazzling opening ceremony at the Luzhniki Stadium, before the first match between host […]

Gossip is War, says Pope Francis

Gossip is War, says Pope Francis

“Gossip is war,” Pope Francis told the faithful during his weekly general audience. Pope Francis urged Catholics to preach the Gospel with deeds and words “that edify and not with words of gossip that destroy.” “Poor Holy Spirit! (Imagine) the work he has with us with our habit of gossiping!” Peace is a gift that […]

Celebrity Chef commits suicide, Fans and Friends sad, angry, devastated

Celebrity Chef commits suicide, Fans and Friends sad, angry, devastated

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain dies aged 61, after ‘taking own life’. He was found dead in a hotel room in Strasbourg, France, where he had been working on an upcoming episode of his programme. His close friends are shocked, hurt, even angry. News of his death was announced by CNN, who he presented the award-winning […]

Miss America won’t wear bikinis, evening gowns!

Miss America won’t wear bikinis, evening gowns!

The guys couldn’t believe it! No bikinis on the Miss America show?Hard luck, bikinis and evening gowns are out. How will that affect viewership on TV? That’s a million dollar question, literally! The Miss America beauty pageant is scrapping its swimwear segment and will no longer judge competitors on physical appearance. It’s going to be […]

Accident at Sea : ‘Mountains of Rubbish’ on beaches

Accident at Sea : ‘Mountains of Rubbish’ on beaches

Large amounts of rubbish have washed ashore in Australia after 83 shipping containers fell from a vessel in the Tasman Sea. The cargo tumbled off a Taiwanese-owned ship in a heavy swell off the coast of New South Wales last Thursday (31 May). Locals have complained that rubbish continues to wash up on usually spotless […]

Prince Henrik, 83 dies, never named a king!

Prince Henrik, 83 dies, never named a king!

Prince Henrik of Denmark, the husband of Queen Margrethe  famous in Europe for his ‘public unhappiness’ at never being named king, has died at the age of 83. The controversial French-born prince had been diagnosed with dementia last year and was admitted to hospital in January with a lung infection, says  BBC report. Frustrated with […]

Love at the Olympic Rink

Love at the Olympic Rink

Gangneung (South Korea) : The next time you have a ‘domestic’ with your nearest and dearest spare a thought for love on ice couple Chris and Alexa Knierim. The US figure skaters competing at the Olympics are partners on the ice, and married off it. They say you should never take your work home with […]

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