Top 3 – Global News


1. Ukraine: Prime Minister Mykola Azarov is pinning its hopes on Russia after they received a financial bailout from the country. The activists from opposition are however claiming that this will not serve the Ukraine’s priority of looking for a solution to its economic troubles and will invariably make Ukraine more dependent on Russia. 2. Sudan:Continue reading “Top 3 – Global News”

Mandela showing signs of resilience in hospital


As Mandela is on the road to recovery from the past two and a half months, he is showing resilience.  Even though his condition turns unstable sometimes, the South African president’s office said in a statement that he is “still critical but stable”. Mandela is in the hospital to recover from the lung infection disease.Continue reading “Mandela showing signs of resilience in hospital”

Armed guards deployed at non-violence preaching Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial


The ‘armed’ security personnel have been deployed at ‘Rajghat” for the first time and before the 67th independence day amidst terrorism threats and intelligence inputs,  ‘Rajghat’ is the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi who is also known as the father of the nation in India and has advocated non-violence all through India’s freedom struggle from BritishContinue reading “Armed guards deployed at non-violence preaching Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial”

Government backed Internet Censorship crackdowns rising globally from UK to Vietnam


In Vietnam, a new law has been passed under which it’s illegal if citizens post news or “general information” online. Some of you may be thinking that what’s new in this law, this too shall be one of those government crackdowns on Internet that could hardly be enforceable. However, to your surprise this time insteadContinue reading “Government backed Internet Censorship crackdowns rising globally from UK to Vietnam”

Facebook all set to leave Twitter behind in social media advertising with latest introduction of embeddable posts


With an aim to make Facebook posts the part of more public conversations, the company on Wednesday introduced embeddable posts that will be used by blogs and news organizations to include status updates, videos and photos in stories done by them from now on. The posts can be embedded in the same way as embedsContinue reading “Facebook all set to leave Twitter behind in social media advertising with latest introduction of embeddable posts”

Google launches new Nexus 7 tablet line-up and Internet video’s streaming device Chromecast


Google is betting on consumers, believing they won’t mind paying bit more for a sleeker, more powerful version of its Nexus 7 tablet as the Internet company take its rivalry with Apple and Amazon.com further in technology’s ultimate battleground known to be the mobile computing market. The latest fancy devices were unveiled in San FranciscoContinue reading “Google launches new Nexus 7 tablet line-up and Internet video’s streaming device Chromecast”

3-year-old turns photographer and exhibits his pictures (VIDEO)


  Photography like any other art form can be best done with practise but with age on your side you can leave many behind. The same stands true for 3-year-old Onafujiri Remet of Lagos, Nigeria. The kid already has the honor of having his first exhibition. Onafujiri got his first camera when he was barelyContinue reading “3-year-old turns photographer and exhibits his pictures (VIDEO)”

Anti-Obama protests outside Johannesburg University


News is pouring in that Anti-Obama protesters have gathered outside the University of Johannesburg over the supposed honorary doctorate that the university has planned on giving to Obama. To control a crowd of hundreds of protesters, Police resorted to rubber bullets and a stun grenade to disperse the protesters waiting for President Obama. “I feelContinue reading “Anti-Obama protests outside Johannesburg University”

Obama visits Mandela’s family as the anti-apartheid leader remains in hospital


While the former South African President Nelson Mandela remains still in the hospital owing to his critical health, US President Barack Obama visited Mandela’s daughters and grandchildren in Johannesburg on Saturday. Saturday is the first full day of the US President’s two-day trip to South Africa.   Mr. Obama described meeting the family of MandelaContinue reading “Obama visits Mandela’s family as the anti-apartheid leader remains in hospital”

Teen sparks public outrage in China by putting graffiti on Egyptian heritage site, Luxor


A Chinese micro-blogger posted a photo of graffiti at a Luxor temple complex on Friday saying: “Ding Jinhao was here.” The person behind this act is a 15-year-old boy from Nanjing whose details such as name, date of birth and school were posted online according to reports. His parents have apologised on his behalf toContinue reading “Teen sparks public outrage in China by putting graffiti on Egyptian heritage site, Luxor”