Karachchi’s doom’s day
Heat wave kills over 1,000 people in Pakistan:
Karachi is burning. Over the past week,
Pakistan’s largest and most populated city has been scorched by a
heat wave that has claimed more than 1,000 lives. Morgues are packed
with the dead found collapsed on the streets, unidentified and now
headed for mass graves.
The enemy combatants
Terrorists can also be journalists, says the
The Pentagon’s new thick book of instructions
for waging war the legal way says that terrorists also can be
journalists. The description appears in an 1176-paged, richly
footnoted ‘Department of Defense Law of War Manual’ that tells
commanders the right and wrong way to kill the enemy.
The missionary of charity
Sister Nirmala Joshi, who succeeded Mother
Teresa as the head of the Missionaries of Charity founded by the
Nobel laureate, died in Kolkata on Tuesday morning. She was 81. Born
in Doranda, Ranchi in 1934 to a Brahmin soldier who moved to India
from Nepal, Nirmala Joshi joined the Missionaries of Charity order
at the age of 17 after converting to Christianity.