12 facts associated with the internationally acclaimed Indie film Court


-Vivek Gomber is both, a producer and an actor in the of indie film Court. Gomber as a child was an Amitabh Bachchan fan and Agneepath was his favourite movie of the actor. -Chaitanya Tamhane is a first time writer and director who met Gombre while working on a play together. -Gomber (36) paid TamhaneContinue reading “12 facts associated with the internationally acclaimed Indie film Court”

#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

#UN packs-off #AngelaKane to #Syria for #chemicalweapons probe


Angela Kane, disarmament chief at the UN has reached Damascus to push the Syrian government to probe the site of a chemical weapons attack. Source: BBC

Former #Yementimes editor arrested in #Cairo, #Military moves in on #protestors


There are also two Photojournalists with him whose camera has been seized by #soldiers in #Cairo- Photos were deleted from the cameras clamping down on the outflow of information regarding military atrocities committed on the people. Initially, Muslim Brotherhood said approximately 15 people died in the event but by the end of the day the tallyContinue reading “Former #Yementimes editor arrested in #Cairo, #Military moves in on #protestors”

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”

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’”

Lesser threat to Israeli Army as tension mounts in Egypt


About the revolution it’s been said that it consumes its own children. It has been nearly two and a half years since the onset of Arab Spring when people across Arab nations came together with the basic resolve to improve the economic situation and civil liberties leading to the downfall of some Arab leaders andContinue reading “Lesser threat to Israeli Army as tension mounts in Egypt”

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”

Netanyahu on AWOL as Danon wins Party President elections


  Much to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s dismay, he was warned by Justice Minister Tzipi Livni two weeks ago to not allow Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon to take over of the coalition. Although Danon’s right-wing extremism on diplomatic issues have not succeeded in taking hold of the coalition till but it is steadily movingContinue reading “Netanyahu on AWOL as Danon wins Party President elections”