OVER 90 MALICIOUS APPS FOUND IN GOOGLE PLAY STORE ENDANGER MILLIONS OF ANDROID USERS

Thu 30 May 2024: Cloud security firm Zscaler has uncovered more than 90 malicious Android apps lurking on the Google Play store, with unsuspecting users downloading these apps over 5.5 million times. One of the most significant threats identified is the Anatsa banking Trojan, also known as TeaBot. These malicious apps, such as PDF Reader […]

REPORT REVEALS SEXUAL ABUSE OF NATIVE AMERICAN CHILDREN AT CATHOLIC BOARDING SCHOOLS

Thu 30 May 2024: Native American children who were forcibly taken from their families by the US government and placed in Catholic boarding schools were raped or molested by Catholic priests and religious community members for decades, a report revealed Wednesday.  In putting together its investigative report, The Washington Post interviewed more than two dozen […]

UN WARNS OF IMPACT OF GROWING PILES OF RUBBISH IN GAZA

Thu 30 May 2024: Growing piles of rubbish in Gaza mean that families are fleeing to areas that do no have “acceptable living conditions,” according to the UN. “Everywhere you look there is a pile of trash,” the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) posted on its X account […]

DELHI COURT REJECTS BAIL PLEA OF UMAR KHALID, IN JAIL FOR OVER 3 YEARS

Tue 28 May 2024: A Karkardooma Court judge in Delhi rejected scholar and activist Umar Khalid’s bail plea today, May 28. Khalid has been jailed since September 2020 in connection with what Delhi police claims is the Delhi riots’ ‘conspiracy’ case. Khalid is an undertrial. Additional Sessions Judge Sameer Bajpai of the court dismissed the […]

LOAD SHEDDING & WATER WOES: CAN SOUTH AFRICA FIX ITS AILING INFRASTRUCTURE?

Thu 30 May 2024: “I set up my company several years ago. The power cuts were bad then, lasting up to five hours a day,” said Lezanne Viviers, who works in the fashion industry and lives in Johannesburg, South Africa’s biggest city. Since 2007, electricity cuts have become so common that Eskom – the state-owned […]

BLOOD SPORT BULLFIGHTING IS BANNED BY COLOMBIAN LAWMAKERS

Wed 29 May 2024: Colombia’s Congress has approved a bill banning bullfighting. On Tuesday, lawmakers passed the bill with a vote of 93-2. Activists have long campaigned to end the controversial blood sport, a centuries-old colonial tradition in Colombia. The ban will be implemented gradually over three years, during which the state will be required […]

WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY: GAZA CONFLICT DEADLIEST FOR JOURNALISTS

 Colleagues and family members pray at the funeral of journalist Ahmad abu Tyour. [Photo: Motasem A Dalloul] Fri 03 May 2024: As the war in Gaza becomes the deadliest conflict for journalists, Al Jazeera looks at press freedom in the past year. Every year on May 3, UNESCO commemorates World Press Freedom Day. It is being marked […]

OVER 90 MALICIOUS APPS FOUND IN GOOGLE PLAY STORE ENDANGER MILLIONS OF ANDROID USERS

Thu 30 May 2024: Cloud security firm Zscaler has uncovered more than 90 malicious Android apps lurking on the Google Play store, with unsuspecting users downloading these apps over 5.5 million times. One of the most significant threats identified is the Anatsa banking Trojan, also known as TeaBot. These malicious apps, such as PDF Reader […]

INTEROCEPTION: THE SIXTH SENSE WE USE TO READ HIDDEN SIGNALS FROM OUR BODY

Fri 12 January 2024: At every moment, your body’s internal organs are sending signals to your brain. You’ll be mostly unaware of them, but sometimes they cut through: for example when you’re hungry, or when you need to go to the bathroom. Our ability to tap into these hidden signals is called interoception – sometimes […]

SAUDI GOVERNMENT WILL TEST FLYING TAXIS AND DRONES DURING THIS HAJJ SEASON

Fri 10 May 2024: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Transport and Logistics, Saleh Al-Jasser, revealed that his ministry will test the use of flying taxis and drones during this year’s Hajj season. “These represent highly advanced modes of transportation including taxi applications. There is a race between many specialised companies in the transport sector to provide […]

JALEBIS

Fri 12 April 2024: JALEBIS INGREDIENTS 140 g cake flour 2 T cornflour 1/2 t baking powder 2 T clarified butter 1/4 t saffron threads 190 ml thick plain yoghurt Water (optional) Canola oil, for deep-frying Gold leaf, to garnish For the sugar syrup: 140 g sugar 250 ml water 1/4 t saffron threads, toasted […]

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