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Monthly News March 2014

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake rattles Los Ang...

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake rattles Los Angeles

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck suburban Los Angeles on Friday evening, rattling a wide swath of Southern California, breaking water mains in a nearby community and prompting Disneyland to shut down rides. There were no reports of injury or substantial structural damage from the quake, which was... read more »

Stand-up comedian Bharti Singh gets enga...

Stand-up comedian Bharti Singh gets engaged to Comedy Circus writer?

She has been addressing him as brother all this while; but the sources have revealed a different story. Yes, ace standup comedian Bharti Singh is heard to have got secretly engaged to writer of Comedy Circus Harsh Limbachiyaa. As per the sources, despite Bharti consistently in denial mode about... read more »

Tamil Nadu justifies Rs 2,400 crore Noki...

Tamil Nadu justifies Rs 2,400 crore Nokia tax

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government, which has slapped Rs 2,400 crore commercial tax demand on Nokia India Private Limited, has justified the notices saying the mobile handset giant did not furnish documents to establish exports. Handsets manufactured in India but not exported would entail 4% VAT,... read more »

Infosys creates smaller top management t...

Infosys creates smaller top management team

BANGALORE: Infosys has a new executive management team of nine people, replacing its earlier 27-member executive council (EC). The company had previously said that the EC would be dissolved effective April 1. The team includes N R Narayana Murthy, co-founder and executive chairman, Kris... read more »

Amitabh Bachchan accused of promoting belief in ghosts

A social activist from Pune has accused Amitabh Bachchan of promoting superstitious beliefs in the new commercial ad for the health drink – Complan. Big B plays ‘takat ka... read more »

First impressions : Microsoft Office for iPad

There are already several Office apps for iOS, from the OneDrive and OneNote apps to the simplistic Office for iOS (now renamed Office Mobile); Office for iPad is a different and more... read more »

Search for lost Malaysian jet shifts significantly after new lead

Sydney / Perth – An international air and sea taskforce hunting for the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was redirected on Friday to an area 1,100 km (685 miles) north of... read more »

Bombay HC quashes Shinde’s caste certificate, orders fresh scrutiny

The Bombay High Court has quashed Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde’s Caste Validity Certificate which was issued to him five years ago. A fresh scrutiny committee has been... read more »

India successfully tests Prithvi II missile

India on Friday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Prithvi-II surface-to-surface missile from a military base in Odisha, a senior official said. The indigenously-developed ballistic... read more »