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WHO declares Nigeria Ebola-free

Post six weeks of no new instances of the virus, Nigeria has been officially declared Ebola-free. After Senegal, now Nigeria has been declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization (WHO), since the disease has showed no signs of occurrence or recurrence for six weeks, on October 20, 2014.  The...

Prince William and Kate second child Prince William and Kate announce second child’s due date

Prince william and kate second baby

Royal baby No.2 is due in April 2015 – Prince William and Kate make official statement. Britain’s royal couple Prince William and wife Kate have made an official statement revealing that their second child is due sometime in April 2015. The Palace officials confirmed the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s...

Google search

Tech giant Google strengthens fight against piracy sites, makes search changes. The US-based tech giant Google has strengthened its fight against piracy websites. The search giant has announced it will be tweaking its search engine a little to make sure that piracy sites are downranked. This would mean that...

Jay Leno

Former Tonight Show host Jay Leno receives the Mark Twain prize for American Humor. America’s funny man and The Tonight Show host Jay Leno was honored with the Mark Twain prize for American Humor on October 19, 2014 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. The honor is the highest...

Andy Murray beats David Ferrer

With his eyes set on the World Tour Finals, Andy Murray beats David Ferrer in Vienna Open final. World number 8, Andy Murray won the Vienna Open beat his Spanish opponent, David Ferrer in the final of the Vienna Open. The match was held yesterday, October 19, 2014 in Vienna,...

The Internet turns 45

The most ambitious revolution of our age, the Internet, turned 45 this year, sadly to limited notice.  One of the most revolutionary concepts of all time, the Internet, turned 45 this year on September 2, 1969 to a shaky remembrance. Most us do not even have a clue as to...

Virgin_Tigerair Australia one dollar buyout

Virgin Australia takes full control of budget carrier Tigerair Australia in a one dollar buyout. Australia’s second largest airline, Virgin Australia, has bought the remaining 40 percent stake in Tigerair Australia for just A$1 ($0.88) from its Singapore listed parent, Tiger Airways, on October 17, 2014. Tiger will continue to...