By Johnlee Varghese | Dec 10, 2013 07:17 am
In times when a wafer-thin majority can make all the difference, it will be the Lilliputian such as AAP that will give hope to democracy. But the decline of Indian democracy actually started in 1952, with Indian National Congress (INC) coming to power as a political party.
By Graeme Mackay | Dec 06, 2013 17:23 pm
On 29 November 2013 a Police Scotland helicopter came down and crashed through the roof of the popular and crowded Clutha Bar. At the time, there were about 120 people in The Clutha and the accident left nine people dead and 32 injured - 14 seriously.
By Graeme Mackay | Nov 18, 2013 13:34 pm
The Third Plenary session of the 18th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Congress commenced in Beijing on 9 November 2013 and concluded on 12 November.
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 Umberto Bacchi | Nov 07, 2013 14:14 pm
Economy slowdown is elephant in the room at Beijing’s political gathering, says Dr Reza Hasmath.
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 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 Sunny Peter | Oct 16, 2013 07:12 am
With the launch of its MyTablet – a 7-inch device, going up for sale on Oct 16 at £99, Argos has announced its entry in the budget Android tablet market. To compare budget tablets, Agros will be competing against the likes of Tesco’s Hudl, Google Nexus 7 2, Kindle Fire HD, Lenovo Idea Tab A3000, Simmtronics Xpad Mini quad core.
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 Sounak Mukhopadhyay | Oct 16, 2013 02:51 am
Is 2015 going to be a lucky year for Justin Trudeau? Will he able to grab the keys of 24 Sussex Drive? Will he be the next prime minister of Canada? The assumptions are going strong.
By Sounak Mukhopadhyay | Oct 11, 2013 02:14 am
Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga: two of the most dramatic personalities in the music industries have a few striking similarities.
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.