By Sunny Peter | Nov 15, 2013 04:29 am
If talks of Iran’s, nuclear programme fail, fears are that it could lead to a global nuclear confrontation involving the U.S., Russia and China. With the plausible use of nuclear arsenals, it could lead to an imminent doomsday catastrophe.
By Sunny Peter | Nov 07, 2013 05:57 am
Since March 2013, news has been going around that the Obama administration was planning to shift its lethal targeted killing drone programme from the CIA to a more transparent Department of Defence (DoD). But as it turns out now, the shift of operational control has been stalled, at least for the time-being. Reports say it is not expected to happen any time soon.
By James Patrick Quizon | Oct 25, 2013 07:03 am
The cliché is to throw away all the numbers during a Game Seven of any series in sports. We’re hard-headed here in IBT, so we’re throwing that suggestion away and still take a good hard look at the stats the past six games in the best-of-seven series among the PBA’s best teams in the Governors’ Cup, the San Mig Coffee Mixers and the Petron Blaze Boosters.
By Sunny Peter | Oct 23, 2013 09:08 am
For over six decades, they courted the West as their closest allies, and now left in the cold; the Saudi’s are desperately attempting to flash the Arab card. Having rejected the UN Security Council seat, on high moral grounds, Saudi Arabia is attempting to break away from the U.S. and reaffirm its place in the Arab world.
By jaskiran kaur | Oct 18, 2013 08:15 am
Do dreams have any meaning? People try to understand them for many purposes. A recent report of Daily Mail suggested that experts believe a person's dream may reveal something about his health.
By Sunny Peter | Oct 16, 2013 05:00 am
Although in terms of overall brand, the Android market share is larger than iOS, in several markets, Apple beats out its competition, particularly Samsung. How to the companies stake up in the home markets? Both are clear leaders in their home market. Samsung, however, has a clear edge over Apple in South Korea, much more that Apple has over Samsung in the U.S. market.
By Sunny Peter | Oct 09, 2013 08:06 am
Blame it on the conservatives in the House of Representatives, but the squabble is hurting the U.S. hard, not only at home, but even abroad.
By Sounak Mukhopadhyay | Oct 09, 2013 04:24 am
Peter Higgs and Francois Englert were the physicists who were instrumental in the discovery of the "God particle" that won the Nobel for Physics. Their names were finally hailed by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Tuesday after waiting for 50 years. It may be long to get the Nobel but they eventually had it.
By Sunny Peter | Oct 08, 2013 08:30 am
At a glittering ceremony in Bali on Sept. 28, when Megan Young 23-year-old Miss Philippines won the Miss World contest, miles away in Singapore, 25-year-old Devina DeDiva grew scornful. The social media narcissist, with an irritable commenting syndrome, logged on to her Facebook account and let an o...
By Sunny Peter | Oct 08, 2013 08:25 am
The Syrian rebels must know who spoiled their party. If they were expecting the Aug 21 chemical weapon attack would move the minds of Western people, and get the U.S. and its allies involved in their backyard war, the poor guys simply got it all wrong. And they have no one to blame but Miley Cyrus.
By Sounak Mukhopadhyay | Oct 04, 2013 02:26 am
A recent study claims that a particular compound present in drinking red wine may actually help in killing cancer cells. Resveratrol, a compound found in red wine, can be modified to enter the human body tissues and kill malignant cells.
By Sounak Mukhopadhyay | Oct 04, 2013 02:01 am
About 65 percent sex workers are abused by cops. This was according to a recent survey conducted by the Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre (TLAC) to 80 Johannesburg-based sex workers in South Africa. The study revealed 52 of them were abused in different forms.