Millions of people come out in Brazil to protest against government


            (In Pic: People protesting against the spending undertaken by government on building World Cup stadiums instead of allocating it efficiently to areas where it was required more like Health, Education, Housing etc.) Thousands of demonstrators have gathered together in a square in Brazil’s economic hub, Sao Paulo, on Tuesday.Continue reading “Millions of people come out in Brazil to protest against government”

US to step up support to rebels after evidence on Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons


After Barack Obama has announced White House’s plans to arm Syrian rebels due to receiving evidence regarding Syrian government making use of chemical weapons against rebels, there are growing expectations of this being the next big news for some days now. Here are the latest updates on the issue as Assad forces launch Aleppo assault.Continue reading “US to step up support to rebels after evidence on Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons”

China responds to Snowden claims of US hacking Chinese computer systems


The China Daily which happens to be the English-language mouthpiece of the Chinese government couldn’t have got a better story. Edward Snowden the former contractor for the National Security Agency on June 13 after exposing the American electronic surveillance program has told the South China Morning Post before fleeing to Hong Kong that the U.S.Continue reading “China responds to Snowden claims of US hacking Chinese computer systems”

Man behind NSA spy program leaks revealed by The Guardian


The London based Guardian newspaper alleges that a 29-year-old American working as a contractor for the National Security Agency is acting as its source of leaks on the U.S. government’s surveillance programs. The newspaper said that it is revealing Edward Snowden’s identity only after he himself requested it. Snowden has reportedly said  “I have noContinue reading “Man behind NSA spy program leaks revealed by The Guardian”

US spy agency files for probe into NSA leaks, Justice department to give approval


A U.S. intelligence agency has filed its request to conduct a criminal probe into the leak of highly classified information about the extremely secret surveillance programs to be run by the National Security Agency. The said information came to be known after the intelligence chief’s spokesman told about it. The nation’s spy chief confirmed theContinue reading “US spy agency files for probe into NSA leaks, Justice department to give approval”

Obama defends NSA surveillance program, Urges people to draw balance between privacy and security


President Barack Obama has called out to Americans urging them to “make some choices” in drawing balance between privacy and security. Obama was on the defensive for the NSA secret surveillance programs which is known to sweep up an estimated 3 billion phone calls every day and collect Internet data from U.S. providers with anContinue reading “Obama defends NSA surveillance program, Urges people to draw balance between privacy and security”

Turkey protests continue unabated


Once again Clashes resumed between police and protesters on Saturday morning at central Istanbul’s Taksim Square. Demonstrations had begun going on in Turkey for four days now. The protests began spreading to a dozen other Turkish cities in no time. This includes the capital city of Ankara, and Izmir, where stones and bottles were thrownContinue reading “Turkey protests continue unabated”

Report says Chinese hackers behind the top weapons design violation


Chinese hackers have got the access to design blueprints of many of nation’s highly sensitive advanced weapons systems. The development came into picture through the report prepared by the Defense Department and government and defense industry officials, reports The Washington Post. In the list of weapons whose designs are compromised apart from others includes advancedContinue reading “Report says Chinese hackers behind the top weapons design violation”

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”

Hezbollah’s leader in support of Syrian government against rebels


Militant group Hezbollah’s leader has lent support of his powerful movement to the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad and vowed to help the government in securing a victory against the Syrian rebels. Hassan Nasrallah considers the Syrian rebels as proxy warriors for the West and Israel. The current Nasrallah’s comments are looked at asContinue reading “Hezbollah’s leader in support of Syrian government against rebels”