Gold Is The Third Most Popular Investment

People have confidence in the investment potential of gold but there are certain elements of mistrust as well that are acting as a barrier even as the yellow metal Gold is the third-most popular investment choice among retail investors, according to the latest consumer survey by the World Gold Council. “Gold is the third-most consistently…

The Fusion Energy Dream Is Inching Towards Reality

After decades of disappointingly slow but steady progress, the race for fusion energy dream is now fully on, with governments, scientific institutions and private enterprises pouring billions of dollars into this potentially world-altering technology. Fusion is the process that occurs in stars, such as our sun, when hydrogen atoms fuse together, producing helium — and…

Blockchain Recruitment Platform Libereka Launched

The world’s first blockchain platform for international student recruitment has been launched by UK-based tech startup Education Index. The Libereka platform enables international students to apply to multiple universities and accept scholarships with one application form and one set of documents. Chief executive of Education Index Soumik Ganguly, who formerly worked as head of digital…

India, Japan Draw Closer on China Unease

A meeting between the leaders of Japan and India in mid-November is set to build on security and economic cooperation to help counter China’s increasing sway in the Asian region. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet his Japanese counterpart, Yoshihiko Noda, in Tokyo in the middle of the month (Update:  Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan…

F1 Returns to India This Weekend – 2012

Formula One fever has not yet caught on in the Capital, though the Indian Grand Prix is just a week away. Promotional activities are on in full swing and ticket rates have been slashed. Yet, if you are thinking about a possible full house at the Buddh International Circuitin Greater Noida on October 28, the…

India, Russia Agree to Ink Defence Deals

India and Russia on Wednesday agreed on a slew of proposed defence deals, some of which are likely to be inked during President Vladimir Putin’s visit to India in December. These include licensed production of 42 SU-30 MKI aircraft in India and procurement of 59 MI-17 V-5 helicopters. These deals were discussed during talks between…

Return 2 India

The first major decision of 2012.  Yup its time for me to close my 11 years old chapter here in Singapore and move back to India.  It hasnt been an easy decision to take, but ya it took time to come to this.  Have been thinking about it for more than 2 years now.  The…

Independence Day Wishes

Ignore the negativity, celebrate the miracle that we survived 64 years 😀 Picture courtesy: Santabanta +++

Behenji, Aunty, Didi & Amma

3 big states (West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu) and one politically strategic state (Delhi) is now ruled by women.  Not to mention the President of India, Pratibha Patil, the leader of the ruling party, Sonia Gandhi, leader of the opposition, Sushma Swaraj.   India is today the perfect poster child for women’s empowerment. Most of…

Its India vs Lanka – Cricket World Cup 2011

To win the cup, you have to beat the best.  Maybe Pakistan wasnt at their best during the semi finals against India at Mohali yesterday.  But you cant ignore the fact that they were the best in their group.  Dropped catches, misfielding, pathetic bowling by Umar Gul and the crawled batting all contributed their part…

Venky’s to buy Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn have edged closer to opening up a new frontier in English football by becoming the first Premier League team to have Indian owners. The club confirmed that talks with the Venky’s conglomerate over a £46million deal are close to conclusion and a takeover should be completed next month. The price includes £25m to buy…