Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicNew Zealand shooting

Topic: New Zealand shooting

Indian-origin teen detained in Singapore for planning mosque attacks after watching IS videos

The boy, a Christian, had watched the livestream killing of Muslims at Christchurch in New Zealand on 15 March 2019, and planned to carry out his attack on its second anniversary.

What US can learn from Jacinda Ardern’s stunning election victory in New Zealand

Ardern’s message of empathy & kindness married with skillful crisis management contrasts starkly with the divisive politics in US as Trump, Biden face off for presidency on 3 Nov.

Life sentence without parole for New Zealand shooter who massacred 51 people in 2 mosques

On 15 March 2019, Brenton Harrison Tarrant opened fire with modified semi-automatic weapons in two Christchurch mosques, live-streaming the shootings to social media.

Facebook ups its game as it struggles to curb spread of false and violent content

Facebook has said one of the measures will be to reduce the reach of Groups that repeatedly share misinformation and make their administrators more accountable. 

Theresa May is stuck in a hamster wheel, and Trump finds a punching bag that can’t respond

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

White nationalists & jihadis are both tech-savvy killers, but they’re far from same

It’s unrealistic to expect the US government to treat white nationalist terrorism the same way it has treated the Islamist variety.

New Facebook rules will end job, housing ads that discriminate by age, gender, pin code

The rules are aimed at settling a string of lawsuits that allege Facebook enables bias in housing, credit and employment.

Not just New Zealand, Muslims must come together when terrorists attack non-Muslims too

Muslims must learn from how non-Muslims have come together to express grief and compassion with the victims of the New Zealand attack.

Trump is not behind New Zealand racist outrage, Australia is

In the wake of the attacks, US president Donald Trump was blamed for stoking existential fears among white people. But the power of historical Australian white supremacism has been completely ignored.

New Zealand agrees to amend gun laws after mosque shootings leave 49 dead

New Zealand, which has one of the highest gun ownership rates in the world, faced its worst incidence of gun violence on Friday.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

78% of Indian abortions are outside clinics, even with a good law

Women have, and always will, need abortions. Our job as policymakers and programme implementers is to empower them to do so.
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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