Euthanasia law for healthy over-75 year olds proposed by Dutch MP


A Dutch MP, Pia Dijkstra, who is the medical ethics lead for D66 has proposed to create a law which will give healthy over-75 year olds the option to voluntarily end their life in case they have a serious death wish for more than two months. Dijkstra decided to go ahead with the Euthanasia lawContinue reading “Euthanasia law for healthy over-75 year olds proposed by Dutch MP”

£250 fertility drips not effective, says doctors and charities


A wellness company has been accused by fertility experts in UK of duping women with false hopes of being able to conceive a baby, using their £250 drip. The drips are being marketed with the image of a baby in the womb. Doctors have unequivocally rubbished the claims made by GetADrip.com , which is presentlyContinue reading “£250 fertility drips not effective, says doctors and charities”

Stark differences in EU and UK propsals on end-to-end encryption citing terrorism concerns


The UK government had to face a major setback with EU’s proposal recently in which it has called for implementation of end-to-end encryption and ban on encryption backdoors across all forms of digital communication, irrespective of their existing priviledges. The said proposal comes as a blow for the UK government, which is endeavouring to curbContinue reading “Stark differences in EU and UK propsals on end-to-end encryption citing terrorism concerns”

Custom built Royal Enfield designed on theme Olympic rings


Royal Enfield is one of those vintage motorcycle brands that is still in production providing riders with the much needed reliability, sturdy built and added new features to the bike to keep it rider friendly in the present day situation. Although RE looks quite good in its regular model also, yet this new Royal EnfieldContinue reading “Custom built Royal Enfield designed on theme Olympic rings”

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”

Take Cues for your HR woes from real-time data and forecast trends – The way forward in HR practices


In the latest update in field of Human Resource Management in India, companies are developing HR analytics to provide them with relevant insights into the coming attrition rate, the reasons causing such attrition, when is the best time to give salary hikes and how to retain talent within the organization.   Much of the jargonContinue reading “Take Cues for your HR woes from real-time data and forecast trends – The way forward in HR practices”

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”

‎International‬ ‎award‬-winning Sri Lankan ‎film‬ “‎Flying Fish” banned


Makers of ‎International‬ ‎award‬-winning Sri Lankan ‎film‬, “‎Flying Fish‬” (Igillena Maluwo) will be inquired for alleged negative portrayal of ‪‎armed‬ forces. This also lead to suspension of the French Film Festival in Colombo that was organized by the French Embassy and Alliance Francaise de Kotte. Source: Ceylon Today

Der Spiegel report alleges US of spying on key EU offices


German magazine Der Spiegel has alleged US of spying on core EU premises in New York and Washington in one of its report, citing a secret 2010 document. The head of European Parliament has demanded “full clarification” from the US over the report alleging America bugging key EU premises. Martin Schulz said that if theContinue reading “Der Spiegel report alleges US of spying on key EU offices”