Australia: Opposition against the federal government’s scrapping of tax break


The federal government of Australia will roll back the tax break that was extended to small businesses from January 1 onwards. Earlier, the small businesses were allowed a $6,500 instant asset write-off which will now be brought down to $1,000 only. The news has been confirmed by Small Business Minister Bruce Billson’s office to whichContinue reading “Australia: Opposition against the federal government’s scrapping of tax break”

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”

Health ministry undecided over banning drugs banned in other countries: 15 overseas banned drugs continue selling in India


India’s health ministry has further complicated decision making over the ban of drugs that are banned in some countries including those banned for some specific population segments. The ministry submitted an action-taken report on 26th April after a parliamentary panel found lapses in drug regulation. In the report Indian health ministry said that “whenever aContinue reading “Health ministry undecided over banning drugs banned in other countries: 15 overseas banned drugs continue selling in India”

Second suspect in Boston Marathon Blasts arrested by police


It has been four days to Boston Marathon blasts that led to the killing of three and injured 176. On Friday night, the people of Watertown, a Boston suburb, cheered for everyone in a police cruiser, SWAT car and unmarked car for capturing one of two brothers involved in the blasts. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, wasContinue reading “Second suspect in Boston Marathon Blasts arrested by police”

Thousands come out to witness the rare total solar eclipse in Australia


A huge crowd (thousands of them) has flocked to Australia to witness the rare sight of a total solar eclipse. The crowd included everyone ranging from tourists to astronomers. Terry Cuttie of Astronomical Association of Queensland says, “Immediately before, I was thinking, ‘Are we gonna see this?’ And we just had a fantastic display –Continue reading “Thousands come out to witness the rare total solar eclipse in Australia”

Women at top business positions can contribute towards Global Economy as much as China and India


Women’s role as productive members of the society has always been underlined by numerous thinkers, scholars and gender equality activists. If we don’t diverge out attention towards the biased attitude of male co-workers with their female counterparts, we can focus our attention towards the role that women can play in global economy. Beth A. BrookeContinue reading “Women at top business positions can contribute towards Global Economy as much as China and India”

Pulitzer Center report indicates China’s attempt to lure back its intellectual capital to fuel its economic development in future


Looks like China has realized the relevance of their intellectual capital off late and now is going leaps and bounds to bring them back. According to the recent report by “Pulitzer Center On Crisis Reporting” many critical insights have been surfaced. China is giving this strategy of luring back its brain drain into the countryContinue reading “Pulitzer Center report indicates China’s attempt to lure back its intellectual capital to fuel its economic development in future”

Experiences, I would like to bring back with me from Australia


Going on a nature trip to someplace with different terrains and diverse ecology has always been my priority during travel decisions. Though I like to travel, yet I am the kind who does not believe in spending out mindlessly on vacations. Australia has been one country that I have waited to travel for a longContinue reading “Experiences, I would like to bring back with me from Australia”