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Saqib Shaikh A Blind Engineer at Microsoft develops app that could help blind people navigate in the world

Saqib Shaikh A Blind Engineer at Microsoft develops app that could help blind people navigate in the world

  Near the end of Microsoft’s Build 2016 keynote, Microsoft promoted how its APIs have inspired one of its software engineers, Saqib Shaikh, to create an app that could help blind people navigate in the…

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50,000 expats retrenched by Saudi Binladin

50,000 expats retrenched by Saudi Binladin

JEDDAH: The Saudi Binladin Group has reportedly retrenched more than 50,000 expat employees over the past few days, with reports…

I was sick of the hateful climate in Gujarat: judge explains why he quit after the riots

I was sick of the hateful climate in Gujarat: judge explains why he quit after the riots

Former Ahmedabad City Court judge Himanshu Trivedi recounts the anti-Muslim sentiment expressed by lawyers and judges after the 2002 communal…

Somaliland: reports of hyenas attacking women as drought worsens

Somaliland: reports of hyenas attacking women as drought worsens

By: Emma Batha Source: Reuters via MuslimVillage LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Somaliland risks descending into famine amid a severe…

May Day protest: Why MGNREGA workers in Jharkhand are returning Rs 5 to PM Modi

May Day protest: Why MGNREGA workers in Jharkhand are returning Rs 5 to PM Modi

In April this year, the Centre revised the MGNREGA wage across states with some, such as West Bengal and Assam,…

60 killed in Aleppo strikes

60 killed in Aleppo strikes

BEIRUT/GENEVA: A wave of airstrikes and shelling killed more than 60 people in less than 24 hours in the northern…

Most number of selfie-related deaths in the world occurred in India: MADHURI BANERJEE

Most number of selfie-related deaths in the world occurred in India: MADHURI BANERJEE

“I got a thousand likes for my DP,” squealed my 25-year-old friend. She showed me a picture of her with…

Is This The Real Reason The U.S. Doesn’t Recognize Palestine?

Is This The Real Reason The U.S. Doesn’t Recognize Palestine?

America’s refusal to recognize Palestine has always been controversial. In his 2013 visit to the West Bank, President Obama said…

How the State makes Muslims pay for Hindutva terror

How the State makes Muslims pay for Hindutva terror

ARUN FERREIRA AND VERNON GONSALVES KP Raghuvanshi, former chief of Maharashtra’s anti-terrorism squad (ATS), was understandably absent from the media…

Aleppo onslaught: ‘Everyone expects it to get worse’

Aleppo onslaught: ‘Everyone expects it to get worse’

The Syrian government has carried out more than a dozen fresh air strikes in Aleppo as the death toll from…

Nearly 60,000 Muslim undertrials in jails across India, says government

Nearly 60,000 Muslim undertrials in jails across India, says government

As per data compiled by the National Crime Records Bureau, there were 82,190 Muslim prisoners of which 21,550 were convicts,…

Kenya’s About To Light A $100 Million Ivory Bonfire To Save Elephants

Kenya’s About To Light A $100 Million Ivory Bonfire To Save Elephants

The Kenyan government has spent the past month assembling ivory from some 10,000 elephants into a dozen pyres. These captured…

Why It Matters That Michelle Obama And Ibtihaj Muhammad Fenced

Why It Matters That Michelle Obama And Ibtihaj Muhammad Fenced

In the middle of an election cycle replete with messages of fear and words of hate, Michelle Obama picked up…

The Story of the Men From Malegaon: Accused, Acquitted and Now What? THE CITIZEN BUREAU

The Story of the Men From Malegaon: Accused, Acquitted and Now What? THE CITIZEN BUREAU

NEW DELHI: Nurul Hoda, 24, was at home when the police arrived at his house on September 8, 2006. They…

Afreen Khan- The Kumta Muslim girl secures second rank in BSc from KU

Afreen Khan- The Kumta Muslim girl secures second rank in BSc from KU

Kumta: A Muslim girl from Kumta town has secured 2nd rank in Karnataka University BSc exams with 97.39%. It is…

Majority Pakistanis want legislation to be influenced by Islam, survey reveals

Majority Pakistanis want legislation to be influenced by Islam, survey reveals

KARACHI: Around 78 per cent of Pakistan’s population “strictly supports” that the teachings of Holy Quran should influence the country’s…

Syria: Humanitarian situation in Daraya ‘extremely dire’ – UN

Syria: Humanitarian situation in Daraya ‘extremely dire’ – UN

UN aid officials have warned that the situation in the Syrian town of Daraya is extremely dire, with shortages of…

Malegaon blasts case: Accused Muslim men were made scapegoats by ATS, says Mumbai Court

Malegaon blasts case: Accused Muslim men were made scapegoats by ATS, says Mumbai Court

Mumbai: Eight Muslim men accused of carrying out bomb blasts in Maharashtra’s Malegaon in 2006 were made scapegoats by the…

Malegaon acquittals shows how easy it is to charge Muslim men with false terror cases: By Shoaib Daniyal

Malegaon acquittals shows how easy it is to charge Muslim men with false terror cases: By Shoaib Daniyal

In 2006, terror attacked the Muslim-dominated town of Malegaon in Maharashtra. A bomb blast near the town’s Hamidia mosque killed…

Psychologists Who Designed the CIA Torture Program Can Be Sued by Victims, Federal Judge Rules

Psychologists Who Designed the CIA Torture Program Can Be Sued by Victims, Federal Judge Rules

By Sarah Lazare / AlterNet April 25, 2016 For the first time, a federal judge is allowing torture victims to…

60-Year-Old Woman Stripped, Tortured After Son ‘Runs Away’ With Girl

60-Year-Old Woman Stripped, Tortured After Son ‘Runs Away’ With Girl

A 60-year-old woman was stripped and tortured in a village in Uttar Pradesh on Monday after her son allegedly eloped…

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Homemade Hoverbike Takes Its First Flight

Homemade Hoverbike Takes Its First Flight

by Christopher Hassiotis April 29, 2016 Colin Furze, the same extreme bicycle enthusiast who three years ago created a jet…

Video: SpaceX rocket successfully lands on ocean drone platform for first time

Video: SpaceX rocket successfully lands on ocean drone platform for first time

Falcon 9 rocket takes off with a cargo capsule bound for International Space Station before successfully landing on drone barge…

Drone: Inside the CIA’s Secret Drone War

Drone: Inside the CIA’s Secret Drone War

Filmmaker: Tonje Hessen Schei In 2001, the White House concluded that it was legal to use armed drones to kill…