#Syria ready for #chemicalweapons probe by #UN


  The Syrian government has announced on Sunday that it is ready to allow United Nations inspectors currently present in Damascus to conduct their investigation. The attacks took place in areas around the Syrian capital. The opposition has accused the government of using chemical weapons against fighters and civilians five days ago. Source: WSJ, BBC

Federal probe ordered into bribery allegations over JPMorgan Chase, another legal headache for the company


  A federal bribery investigation has been ordered to look into the allegations leveled against JPMorgan Chase & Co. that it has hired the children of top Chinese officials to win business. The case comes as another addition to the series of legal and regulatory headaches faced by the Chief Executive Jamie Dimon. Although DimonContinue reading “Federal probe ordered into bribery allegations over JPMorgan Chase, another legal headache for the company”

7 players suspended over match fixing allegations in #Bangladesh Premier League


ICC has provisionally suspended these players and given them a period of 14 days to plead guilty or innocent. If proven guilty these players may face life ban. Source: Thehindu Image courtesy: TheNation

Assange’s prosecution likely after Manning’s conviction on espionage charges


The likelihood of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s prosecution by the United States as a co-conspirator has moved a step closer following the conviction of Army private, Bradley Manning on espionage charges on Tuesday. The view is shared by his attorney and civil liberties groups alike. Manning is found guilty of numerous violations under Espionage ActContinue reading “Assange’s prosecution likely after Manning’s conviction on espionage charges”

Samsung’s S4 GPU powering chip Exynos 5 Octa benchmark scores may be rigged: Reports


The reigning smartphone manufacturer Samsung has been caught cheating in benchmark tests according to latest report findings. Samsung is boosting the performance benchmark scores of its recent and best system-on-chip, the Exynos 5 Octa, that has made it a favourite of the reviewers and product evaluators. “Oh hell Samsung, shame on you!” was said byContinue reading “Samsung’s S4 GPU powering chip Exynos 5 Octa benchmark scores may be rigged: Reports”

Dubai rape case: Norwegian women ‘free to go’


The Norwegian woman who was the centre of attention during a Dubai rape case dispute has been pardoned and is free to leave Dubai. Marte Deborah Dalelv (Norwegian) is the woman who had to undergo all the trouble and is actually an Interior designer who went to Dubai on a business trip in March, whenContinue reading “Dubai rape case: Norwegian women ‘free to go’”

Leonardo DiCaprio by Annie Leibovitz


Don’t miss out the Swan beautifully wrapping out his head around Leonardo’s. Source: Fadwebsite, Vanity Fair, Catharsisltd

Rolling Stones heavily criticized for glam cover treatment of Boston bombing suspect Tsarnaev


Rolling Stone’s has met with criticism and boycott calls over its latest cover treatment and alleged glam photo of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Rolling Stones has defended itself on Wednesday saying that its cover was within its tradition of “serious and thoughtful coverage” of important cultural and political issues. The magazine’s readers especially fromContinue reading “Rolling Stones heavily criticized for glam cover treatment of Boston bombing suspect Tsarnaev”

Insecticide presence in mid-day meal of dead Bihar children confirmed in Autopsies


  The Autopsy reports of 22 children who died this week after eating a school lunch in eastern India (Bihar) confirmed that they were poisoned by insecticide. As of now the possibility of Insecticide presence either in the food or cooking oil could be possible, said a doctor on Thursday. Source: TIME

Jenny McCarthy’s hiring by ABC may cost children their lives


ABC’s decision of choosing Jenny McCarthy to play a host on “The View” could lead to children loosing lives. As Jenny McCarthy is of the opinion that vaccines caused her son to be autistic when it’s not even clear if he was actually autistic or not, she continues to claim to have a connection betweenContinue reading “Jenny McCarthy’s hiring by ABC may cost children their lives”