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”

Proposition 8 Supreme Court ruling could boost California’s wedding industry


The Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8 that came out on Wednesday proved to be good news for the gay and lesbian couples in California who can now legally marry in the state. However Supreme Court didn’t realised that its ruling can boost prospects for Golden State’s wedding industry. There’s no specific data available onContinue reading “Proposition 8 Supreme Court ruling could boost California’s wedding industry”

How much of a cinematographers delight is the Arri Alexa?


Arri Alexa is the first out-an-out film-style digital motion picture camera system from the house of Arri. It was first introduced in April 2010 marking the entry of Arri into its first key transition into digital cinematography after smaller efforts such as the Arriflex D-20 and D-21 made previously. Features to be found on anContinue reading “How much of a cinematographers delight is the Arri Alexa?”

Singapore haze elevates to worst levels till now, Indonesia sends planes to Sumatra


Air pollution in Singapore has reached record heights on the third consecutive day. Indonesia sends off planes and helicopters on Friday to extinguish the intense fires that are responsible for hazardous levels of smoky haze in three countries. The fire in peat swamp forests on Indonesia’s Sumatra Island sent a huge smog cloud across theContinue reading “Singapore haze elevates to worst levels till now, Indonesia sends planes to Sumatra”

Paris Jackson shifted to UCLA Medical Center, Michael Jackson also died in the same hospital


Paris Jackson was transferred to UCLA Medical Center on Saturday night putting an ending of the 5150 psychiatric hold over since her suicide attempt. This facility happens to be the same where Michael Jackson, her father, was pronounced dead four years back this month due to a Propofol overdose. Most of us would be awareContinue reading “Paris Jackson shifted to UCLA Medical Center, Michael Jackson also died in the same hospital”

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”

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”

NTSB worried over fate of other bridges after Washington bridge collapse


The collapse of an Interstate highway bridge in northern Washington State should be taken seriously according to the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. Detailed investigation must go in to find out the reason behind this unforeseen catastrophe in the north of Seattle and seek for measures through more such incidents could be repeatedContinue reading “NTSB worried over fate of other bridges after Washington bridge collapse”

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”

Stephen King isn’t going to release Joyland’s digital version anytime soon


  Stephen King, who has been a supporter e-book format is going for print-only format for his latest book. Although Stephen King has released his books on e-book platforms in the past but this time he’s not in the mood to bring out a digital version of his latest novel, Joyland. “I have no plansContinue reading “Stephen King isn’t going to release Joyland’s digital version anytime soon”