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WikiLeaks.org author Julian Assange arrested in UK on rape case

WikiLeaks.org author Julian Assange arrested in UK on rape case

Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, has been arrested in London on behalf of the Swedish authorities on suspicion of rape. .In lat November the site started publishing documents nearing 252,000 diplomatic cables. On the opposite side of the spectrum, the government asserts that he “could threaten American security interests, alliances and lives.” Assange, a 39-year-old Australian, has been [...]
US decision to curb outsourcing of IT projects regressive: Anand Sharma

US decision to curb outsourcing of IT projects regressive: Anand Sharma

Bangalore, Sep.11 (ANI): Terming the move of the U.S. state of Ohio to forbid outsourcing of Information Technology (IT) projects by Government departments “regressive”, Union Minister for Trade Anand Sharma said on Saturday that this would eventually slowdown the process of economic recovery for the world”s largest democracy. Addressing a conference at Infosys, India”s foremost [...]
Sfo plane crash : Sfo plane crash 2010 Latest News San Francisco Flight Crash

Sfo plane crash : Sfo plane crash 2010 Latest News San Francisco Flight Crash

A 40-year-old woman was found dead next to the wreckage of a small plane that crashed Thursday in a lagoon off San Francisco Bay, officials said. Divers were searching for two more people who may have been on board. Redwood City Fire Battalion Chief Dave Pucci says the twin-engine Beechcraft crashed at 11:53 a.m. Thursday in a lagoon in the city’s Redwood Shores neighborhood, near the offices [...]
US media polls present grim picture for Democrats in Nov mid-term elections

US media polls present grim picture for Democrats in Nov mid-term elections

Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): The upcoming mid-term polls in November are presenting a grim picture for the Democrats, with a series of media polls claiming that majority of Americans would vote for the Republicans if elections were to be held today, and saying that they trusted the GOP more to handle issues like the economy. According to a Washington Post-ABC News poll, 53 percent of the voters say they [...]
Jennifer Aniston’s dinner date with ‘Cougar Town’ actor

Jennifer Aniston’s dinner date with ‘Cougar Town’ actor

Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston was spotted sharing a two-hour Italian dinner with ‘Cougar Town’ actor Josh Hopkins at Madeo in Beverly Hills on Sept. 2. The actress, 40, who was recently rumored to be back together with John Mayer, has a guest-starring role on ‘Cougar Town’. “She seemed very excited about her date,” People Magazine quoted an onlooker [...]
Parents ‘more likely to suffer depression in 1st year after childbirth’

Parents ‘more likely to suffer depression in 1st year after childbirth’

Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that parents face the highest risk of depression in the first year after a child’s birth. Experiencing an episode of depression is highly likely between their child”s birth and 12th year of age, with the highest rates in the first year after birth, said scientists at Medical Research Council, London, England. “Depression in parents is [...]
Urban dwellers more prone to psychotic disorders: Study

Urban dwellers more prone to psychotic disorders: Study

Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people staying in urban areas are more likely to have psychotic disorders. “There is a substantial worldwide variation in incidence rates of schizophrenia,” the Cardiff University authors wrote. “The clearest geographic pattern within this distribution of rates is that urban areas have a higher incidence of schizophrenia than [...]
NYDN endorses Indian American politico”s challenge to incumbent NY Congresswoman

NYDN endorses Indian American politico”s challenge to incumbent NY Congresswoman

New York, Sept.6 (ANI): Indian American Reshma Saujani, the Democratic primary challenger to Representative Carolyn Maloney in New York’s 14th District, has received a strong endorsement from the New York Daily News. The paper, which has the biggest circulation in New York City, has criticized Maloney sharply and given Saujani, a former Hillary Clinton fundraiser a major boost during her uphill battle [...]
Ultrafast bacteria zapping water-filter may end contamination woes in developing countries

Ultrafast bacteria zapping water-filter may end contamination woes in developing countries

Washington, Sep 6 (ANI): By dipping plain cotton cloth in a high-tech broth full of silver nanowires and carbon nanotubes, Stanford researchers have developed a new high-speed, low-cost filter that purifies water 80,000 times faster than filters that trap bacteria and prove to be a boon for developing countries. Instead of physically trapping bacteria as most existing filters do, the new filter lets [...]
Backstabbing bacteria ditch dangerous pals to help lessen infection

Backstabbing bacteria ditch dangerous pals to help lessen infection

Washington, Sep 6 (ANI): Backstabbing bacterial cells that act in their own interests and do not cooperate with their infection-causing colleagues can actually reduce the severity of infection. The selfish behaviour of these uncooperative bacteria could be exploited to treat antibiotic-resistant infections, according to research being presented at the Society for General Microbiology”s autumn [...]
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