Protests over austerity measures turned violent in Greece


Right at the moment when massive salary and pensions cuts were being discussed between the Greek government and international lenders, protests begin in central Athens over the issue. The protests are part of the nationwide strike being called by the trade unions in Greece. The protest is first to have taken place after swearing inContinue reading “Protests over austerity measures turned violent in Greece”

Queen played critical role in Abu Hamza’s arrest


It’s official now..it was the Queen herself that lobbied for the arrest of one of the biggest terrorism suspects of all time (though Osama bin Laden was foremost in this list but as the investigations put out Abu Hamza al-Masiri is not the kind that contributed any less in aiding the way terrorism has evolvedContinue reading “Queen played critical role in Abu Hamza’s arrest”

Who won and who lamented at the Emmy’s 2012


It may be a great piece of news for “Homeland” fans but on Sunday the drama series won a significant number of statues in Emmy’s 2012. “Homeland” may have emerged as the winner in most categories but it was “Downton Abbey” that got most number of nominations to its credit. Awards in categories like –Continue reading “Who won and who lamented at the Emmy’s 2012”

2600 year old Buddhist statue “Mes Aynak” on the verge of extinction


It was due to the efforts of documentary filmmaker Brent Huffman that something as insensitive as taking down of the centuries old Buddhist statue was taken into consideration and brought on the world stage. Brent is also an assistant professor at Medill school of journalism in Northwestern University. Brent started working on the site ofContinue reading “2600 year old Buddhist statue “Mes Aynak” on the verge of extinction”

Mad Men set out to create history at Emmy’s this year


Apart from the weird yet hilarious way hosting a show by Jimmy Kennel, this year’s Emmy’s may also create history in a way. After emerging victorious in the past four years at the Emmy’s, this year also chances are that “Mad Men” may once again win the title and achieve a never before feat. “MadContinue reading “Mad Men set out to create history at Emmy’s this year”

Innocence of Muslims protest reaches Pakistan


Diplomatic stations all over the world are facing the wrath of Muslim population and had to remain closed on Friday as part of a security measure. The reason for launch of protests though have another incident added to the list apart from the Prophet Mohammed denigrating movie to the cartoons denigrating the Prophet published inContinue reading “Innocence of Muslims protest reaches Pakistan”

The Senkaku(Diaoyu) controversy: Should regional control claims overtake other critical areas between inter-country relationships


It wasn’t as conflicting a moment between the members at the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Summit at Vladivostok this year and in fact has ended up on a rather optimistic note. The APEC were discussing on how they could turn the region into a no-conflict area where the trade is encouraged between different countries. BothContinue reading “The Senkaku(Diaoyu) controversy: Should regional control claims overtake other critical areas between inter-country relationships”

“Innocence of Muslims” director is in custody of Federal agencies


It was barely a week of searching jobs via Craiglists for Lily Dionne when she got a call for auditioning in the action-adventure film “Desert Warrior”. Now after having acted in the film, it is dawning upon Dionne what it all meant. It isn’t as if doubts didn’t arise in Dionne’s mind even when sheContinue reading ““Innocence of Muslims” director is in custody of Federal agencies”

Team Handshakes shall take place as usual in the coming QPR-Chelsea match


Team handshakes between QPR (Queen Park Rangers) and Chelsea will carry on as usual before the Premier League scheduled for Saturday also. This is going to be the first meeting for John Terry and Anton Ferdinand after their confrontation in the racism trial. English and Chelsea defender, John Terry was acquitted from charges of abusingContinue reading “Team Handshakes shall take place as usual in the coming QPR-Chelsea match”

Sally Struthers caught driving under influence in Maine


American actress and spokeswomen Sally Struthers have been arrested on Wednesday in Ogunquit, Maine for driving under the influence. The Ogunquit Police Department has said in a statement that the actress was taken into custody at 12:20 a.m. Struthers was taken to the police station to complete the paper work and soon released on aContinue reading “Sally Struthers caught driving under influence in Maine”