Apple is alone in e-books pricing lawsuit; Publishers agreed to settlement


It appears as if some serious problem is going to be created for Apple as it’s trial on ebook price fixing charges is filed by the U.S. government begins on Monday in New York. Apple will have to alone deal with the charges put across by the U.S. Department of Justice in a non-jury trial.Continue reading “Apple is alone in e-books pricing lawsuit; Publishers agreed to settlement”

Several households still without power as destructive tornadoes move through east, south


Trees and utility wires were harmed by destructive winds and power went off in parts of northern New England on Sunday. Flights in New York City were delayed and a tornado had hit South Carolina while the battered remnants of violent storms that claimed 13 lives in Oklahoma laid still on the East Coast. AboutContinue reading “Several households still without power as destructive tornadoes move through east, south”

“If you would b…


“If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life, you doubt, as far as possible, all things” ~ Rene Descartes (Pic Courtesy: Fanpop)

Connect with the infinite energy source within you


Each day passes by without making any significant contribution to our journey in life. We always stay confused between which path to adopt and which ones to let take a drop. Sometimes everything around us turns hazy and nothing makes sense that’s when one the need for a direction is most sought after to keep ourContinue reading “Connect with the infinite energy source within you”

Working moms are breadwinners for 40% US households: Pew Research Center report


American working mothers have earned a new distinction of being the primary breadwinners in a record 40 percent of households with children. The milestone is said to be changing the face of modern families in America where earlier the numbers just used to be about 11 percent in 1960. The report was released by PewContinue reading “Working moms are breadwinners for 40% US households: Pew Research Center report”

Ashima Narain: Passion for Photography and Documentary Film-making


As someone who is passionately interested in Photography, I recently came across a piece of writing on Ashima Narain, the photo editor of the National Geographic Traveller India magazine. In the interview given to The Hindu, she talked about her journey in photography and documentary filmmaking so far. In the Sewri bay of Mumbai hundredsContinue reading “Ashima Narain: Passion for Photography and Documentary Film-making”

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”

Federal government to release hospitals charges list for common procedures to reduce health-care disparities


The federal government will release the prices that hospitals charge for the first time of 100 most common inpatient procedures making it easier. This is good news for consumers as they will finally get to know the answers to the mystery surrounding as to how much the medical care actually costs. These charges till nowContinue reading “Federal government to release hospitals charges list for common procedures to reduce health-care disparities”

UNESCO to ensure safety of Journalists


The UN cultural agency UNESCO has given assurance that it will take steps to extend greater protection to the world’s journalists. UNESCO is supported by numerous international press freedom organizations. The UN agency’s report stated that 121 journalists were killed worldwide in 2012. The fact that this time around the number of death’s are almostContinue reading “UNESCO to ensure safety of Journalists”

US pushes China for stopping trade secret theft


The U.S. Trade Representative’s office has criticized China for not stopping the increasing theft of American trade secrets upon which the U.S economic might relies heavily. The incident is the latest addition in the incidents making Washington frustrated with China. “Not only are repeated thefts occurring inside China, but also outside of China for theContinue reading “US pushes China for stopping trade secret theft”