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West Midlands Police in UK now on Snapchat

West Midlands Police in UK now on Snapchat

Jul. 21 | UK’s West Midlands Police on Snapchat for better communication with citizens. The reach of social media today is moving far beyond its targeted youth population, the West Midlands police (WMP) force in the UK are now on Snapchat.  It has become...

Amazon launches new E-book subscription service

Amazon launches new E-book subscription service

Jul. 19 | Amazon unveils new ‘Kindle Unlimited’ e-book subscription service. Internet retail giant Amazon announced – on July 18, 2014 – a digital subscription service which allows subscribers with unlimited access to a library of e-books and...

Google honors Nelson Mandela’s 96th birth anniversary

Google honors Nelson Mandela’s 96th birth anniversary

Jul. 18 | Google Doodle in honor of Nelson Mandela’s 96th birth anniversary. “No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion.” – Nelson Mandela July 18, 2014 marks – South...

Novaratis and Google to develop new smart contact lens

Novaratis and Google to develop new smart contact lens

Jul. 16 | Novaratis and Google to develop smart contact lens that can monitor blood sugar levels. Search engine giant Google has on July 15, 2014 announced partnership with a Europe based drug maker Novaratis. The two giants will now develop a smart contact lens...

Jaguar Land Rover works on virtual windscreen technology

Jaguar Land Rover works on virtual windscreen technology

Jul. 14 | Jaguar Land Rover to introduce futuristic technology in cars. British Multinational automotive company Jaguar Land Rover is developing a Virtual Windscreen concept which is designed to keep the driver’s eyes on the road. This can be done with the help...

Egyptian statue auction in UK condemned by Egypt government

Egyptian statue auction in UK condemned by Egypt government

Jul. 11 | Priceless Egyptian statue auction by UK museum irks Egyptian government.  A 4,000 year old Egyptian statue which was auctioned for £15.76 million at London’s Christie has set of a chain of upsetting reaction amongst Egypt’s officials. The...

Mahatma Gandhi’s statue to be erected opposite British Parliament

Mahatma Gandhi’s statue to be erected opposite British Parliament

Jul. 9 | India’s Mahatma Gandhi will now stand tall opposite the British Houses of Parliament. Once referred to as the ‘half naked fakir’ by Britain’s Winston Churchill, India’s most revered freedom fighter Mahatma Gandhi’s...

Andrew Murray exits Wimbledon after tough defeat

Andrew Murray exits Wimbledon after tough defeat

Jul. 3 | Briton’s Andy Murray reluctantly accepts defeat at Wimbledon 2014. Bulgarian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov managed to outplay Scottish tennis genius Andy Murray on the centre court, thus ending the champion’s Wimbledon dream on July 2, 2014. The...

Indonesia sees rapid decline in forest cover

Indonesia sees rapid decline in forest cover

Jul. 2 | Indonesia forest cover decreasing faster than Brazil. A new study has revealed that Indonesia has lost about 60,000 sq km of forest cover in a period of 12 years. The rate of deforestation has increased to such a level that for the first time it has surpassed...

5 places to be in the United States on the 4th of July

5 places to be in the United States on the 4th of July

Jul. 2 | Here is  where you should be in the US on the 4th of July. There maybe speculations about the United States of America having officially slipped from its global superpower position, but that doesn’t deter the grand display of pomp and galore on...