Some of our biggest stars are so intellectually challenged: Naseeruddin Shah

Courtesy The News International Bollywood superstar Naseeruddin Shah is one of the finest actors not only on-screen but in the world of theatres as well. From smash hit flicks to artistic roles, there’s nothing Naseeruddin Shah hasn’t pulled off yet. The Bollywood superstar is known for his blunt remarks and for calling a spade a spade.…

Ohio legislature votes to allow limited medical marijuana use

Courtesy The News International CLEVELAND: Lawmakers in Ohio on Wednesday approved legislation that would legalize marijuana use for medical purposes under certain circumstances, less than a year after recreational marijuana use was soundly defeated by Ohio voters. The bill, approved by both chambers of the state’s Republican-led legislature, heads to Republican Governor John Kasich for…

Hunger, child marriage, prostitution – India drought hurts women, low-caste Dalits more

Courtesy The News International MUMBAI: India’s worst drought in decades is hurting women and lower-caste Dalits disproportionately, with impacts ranging from malnutrition to early marriage to prostitution, activists say. The government estimates the drought has affected more than 330 million people – almost a quarter of India’s population – across 13 of the country’s 29…