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Monthly News March 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin defends bailout for Ukraine
Russian President Vladimir Putin calls O...

Russian President Vladimir Putin calls Obama, discusses US diplomatic propo...

Riyadh – Russian President Vladimir Putin called US President Barack Obama on Friday to discuss a U.S. diplomatic proposal for Ukraine, the White House said, adding that Obama told him that Russia must pull back its troops and not move deeper into Ukraine. The Kremlin also reported on the... read more »

Science behind bottled beer bubbling over when tapped revealed
Beer-marinated meat cuts cancer-causing ...

Beer-marinated meat cuts cancer-causing chemicals

Cherish grilled meat marinated in your favourite beer? Bring it on. It can reduce levels of potentially harmful substances in grilled meats, a new study suggests. Pilsner and black beer are most effective – halving the amount of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in grilled meat which... read more »

Amitabh Bachchan accused of promoting be...

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 bhoot’ (Ghost of energy) in the advertisement. Activist Hemant Patil has filed a complaint before a court... read more »

First impressions : Microsoft Office for...

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 impressive beast. What you get are versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint designed for iPad. They don’t have... read more »

Death sentences for Muslim Brotherhood members is an eye-opener for Egypt

Recent events in Egypt provide incontrovertible evidence that revolutions are pregnant with the potential for both progress and regress – and oftentimes end up harnessing both. The... read more »

Bring back blackmoney, reduce income tax: SC pulls up Centre

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected Centre’s plea to recall its order for setting up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe all cases of black money, saying it... read more »

Arun Jaitley attacks Rahul Gandhi & Chidambaram; says Congressmen living in denial

NEW DELHI: Attacking both Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Finance Minister P Chidambaram, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday hit out at the leaders for ‘being in... read more »

Urdu poet Manzar Bhopali’s mother passes away

Tahira Nikhat, mother of noted Urdu poet Manzar Bhopali, passed away at a local hospital after a long illness, sources said. She was 80. Nikhat, who died last evening, is survived by a... read more »

Tata Motors to launch new mini-truck

Tata Motors is preparing to launch a new small commercial vehicle (SCV) in the next few weeks. The new vehicle is to be positioned between Ace and Super Ace, Tata’s mini and pick-up trucks... read more »