Saturday, February 28, 2015

HSBC bank might face criminal investigation soon

HSBC bank has been accused of money laundering and handling secret accounts for arms dealers, dictators and blood diamond traffickers.

Dairy food in your diet everyday can keep heart disease away

A modest amount of dairy foods in the diet means lower risk of mortality from cardiovascular diseases or stroke.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Betting in Cricket World Cup is big money

As the Cricket regulators come up with new technology to keep Cricket corruption free, gamblers too invent new ways to keep their business going. One such method is Live betting or ‘pitch-siding’, taking advantage of the time-lapse between the actual play and its live television broadcast

View from the Ivory Tower

The voter is nobody’s fool. The people’s mandate in Delhi is not merely a rejection of the Congress and BJP but a warning that politicians need to be on their toes to deliver what they promise. They need to behave as representatives and not indulge in a display of arrogance of rulers.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

He was luring young girls into prostitution through social media

Tevon Harris’s modus operandi was simple. He would contact young girls through social media and offer them modelling jobs with lots of money. Later they mere made to have sex with Harris and other customers. The girls were then photographed and their images posted in online ads for prostitution. Even the money they earned was pocketed by Harris who used violence and intimidation to make them cooperate. They were also not allowed to speak to their friends or relatives and kept without food for days if they did not cooperate.

India is among Top 10 countries where online banking is most unsafe

If you are an online banking customer in India, you better watch out. India is among Top 10 countries in the world where online banking still is unsafe, prone to leakage of payment credentials and malware attacks.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

How parents can help make their daughters safe on mobile or Social Media?

Banning the youngsters from the internet, each time they are stalked, harasses or bullied online is not the solution, parents need to set clear rules about what they are allowed and not to do online. Parents should know what children are doing online, who their friends are, and if they have made any new friends. Make sure that kids do not post photos or open accounts without permission and tell you whenever something makes them uncomfortable, hurts or scares them.

The Turbonators

The turban is an inseparable part of the Sikh identity. The Sikh Rehat Maryada (Sikh Code of Conduct) says that all Sikhs must wear a Turban. It is an ideal headgear for all seasons. In the winter, it keeps the head and ears warm while protecting the wearer from harsh sun ray and dust in summer.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The inevitable 3Ds: Death, Disease and Destruction in the world’s most disaster-prone area

Disasters don’t knock on the door before coming as uninvited guests… they never come alone, and if the recent floods in Kashmir are any indication, like all unwanted guests, in just 4-5 days, they can upset millions of people and their homes for decades to come

Declassify 1962 war report -Amrinder

Congress MP and former Army Captain Amarinder Singh has called for the release of the Henderson-Brooks report on India’s military defeat in the 1962 war with China. Although the 1962 Sino-Indian Border War ended nearly 50 years ago, its impact can still be felt on the geopolitical strategies of both India and China