Sunny Leone in Canadian artiste’s music video

Sunny Leone in Canadian artiste’s music video

Indo-Canadian actress Sunny Leone has joined forces with Canadian producer and DJ of Indian descent, UpsideDown, for the video of the song “Got it all”. It also features The PropheC, a Canadian singer-songwriter of Indian descent.  “We continue to push the boundaries of music by incorporating our culture and with the help of like-minded creatives. […]

Swansea midfielder Britton announces retirement

Swansea midfielder Britton announces retirement

Swansea City caretaker manager Leon Britton  (Reuters File Photo)   LONDON, MAY 11 (REUTERS): Swansea City midfielder Leon Britton will retire from football at the end of the season after spending 15 years across two spells with the Welsh club.   The 35-year-old made 536 appearances since initially moving from West Ham United in 2002 […]

WADA satisfied with PyeongChang 2018 doping control

Montreal, May 11 (IANS): The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published its Independent Observer (IO) Team’s Report regarding the anti-doping programme at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games.   As it has done at a number of major events since 2000, WADA sent a team to the Games upon invitation from the International Olympic Committee […]

Government clears FDI proposals worth Rs 3,250 cr

Government clears FDI proposals worth Rs 3,250 cr

New Delhi, May 11 (IANS): The Finance Ministry on Friday said it cleared an FDI proposal last month which will bring total foreign investment worth Rs 3,250 crore.   The proposal sought Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Hindustan Infralog Pvt Ltd, a proposed investing company, by Netherlands-based DP World Global Investment BV.   The investment will […]

Feynman: A paradigm of science

Feynman: A paradigm of science

May 11 is Richard P. Feynman’s 100th birth anniversary Vikas Datta IANS In physics, Richard P. Feynman is feted for his path-breaking contribution to quantum theory — especially its electrodynamics, which won him the Nobel Prize — and for being among the extraordinary scientific talent that developed the atomic bomb and pioneering nanotechnology. But this […]

Password Protection – II Better Late than Never

Password Protection – II Better Late than Never

  Password protection is a necessity that should be adopted by all users and that too at the earliest, if safety of personal information is to be ensured. It was emphasized in the previous column the need to follow certain rules while making strong and secure passwords. Three of these rules were enumerated last week […]

Iraqi journalist who threw shoes at Bush stands for parliament

Iraqi journalist who threw shoes at Bush stands for parliament

Iraqi reporter Muntazer al-Zaidi gestures during a media conference at the Geneva press Club in Geneva. (REUTERS File Photo)   BAGHDAD, May 11 (Reuters): An Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at U.S. President George W. Bush during a news conference a decade ago is standing for parliament, campaigning against corruption and the sectarianism that […]

Russia, after Netanyahu visit, backs off Syria S-300 missile supplies

Russia, after Netanyahu visit, backs off Syria S-300 missile supplies

Russian S-300 anti-missile rocket system move along a central street during a rehearsal for a military parade in Moscow. (REUTERS File Photo)   MOSCOW, May 11 (Reuters): Russia is not in talks with the Syrian government about supplying advanced S-300 ground-to-air missiles and does not think they are needed, the Izvestia daily cited a top […]

Myanmar’s northern offensive against rebels sparks youthful revolt

Myanmar’s northern offensive against rebels sparks youthful revolt

Students take part in a rally demanding peace at the war-torn Kachin State in Yangon, Myanmar on May 6. (REUTERS Photo)   MYITKYINA, May 11 (Reuters): Thousands of young people in northern Myanmar have staged one of the largest protests in years, successfully urging authorities to rescue civilians caught up in deadly fighting that threatens […]

Malaysia’s Anwar on the verge of freedom

Malaysia’s Anwar on the verge of freedom

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim speaks to Reuters at his office in Petaling Jaya outside Kuala Lumpur. (REUTERS File Photo)   KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 (Reuters): When Anwar Ibrahim finally walks to freedom, it will be partly thanks to Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s second-time-around prime minister, who has admitted he played a part when Anwar was […]

Blow after blow dims re-election hopes of Pakistan’s ruling party

Blow after blow dims re-election hopes of Pakistan’s ruling party

A supporter of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) (PML-N) holds a picture of Nawaz Sharif outside the accountability court where he appeared to face corruption charges filed against him, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (REUTERS File Photo)   ISLAMABAD, May 11 (Reuters): Reeling from clashes with the judiciary and hobbled by media restrictions linked to the […]