Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Bhutan Readies for Second-Ever General Election Amid Strained Ties with India - International Business Times

Bhutan Readies for Second-Ever General Election Amid Strained Ties with India - International Business Times

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The Fashion Of Honking Unnecessarily In Indian Streets

A guard is checking traffic in Indian street: Photo: Reuters
Source: International Business Times:

A couple of years ago, a traffic police officer once gave a briefing to a group of students in the Karnataka state capital Bangalore. There was something he told the gathering that day which made complete sense to the students, although it was meant to be a joke: The shortest unit of 'time' ever measured is what occurs when a traffic light goes green in Indian streets and the first honking sound you hear.

By Gopi Chandra Kharel

Friday, May 17, 2013

North Korea's Kim Jung-un Had A Secret Daughter Outside His Marriage?

Kim Jong-un With Wife Ri Sol-ju. Photo from Reuters

North Korean leader Kim Jon-un appeared to be obsessed with missiles and nuclear warfare, as indicated by his country's saber rattling tactics in recent days to keep his "enemies" South Korea and the U.S. in check.
But the highly controversial missile-friendly Kim also seemed to have kept many details of his personal life a secret, perhaps in a bid to magnify his image at home that tends to be very important in a reclusive nation like North Korea.

For More Click: Missile Obsessed Kim Jong-un Was Women-Obsessed Too? He Fathered A ‘Secret’ Daughter Outside His Marriage, Says Report - International Digital Times

Reported By: Gopi Chandra Kharel
Edited By: Keerti Mohan

Bill Gates Is World's Richest Man Again: How Much Money Does He Have?

Bill Gates: Photo from Reuters
Bill Gates has become the World's richest person again after losing the much coveted title to Mexico's  Carlos Slim since 2007.

How much does he have?

His fortune is worth around $72.1 billion.Do you know how much is that?
You might probably not be able to count if that amount was converted into cash.

For More on the story click:

Bill Gates Regains The World’s Richest Title: How Did Microsoft Co-Founder Grab The Name Again? - International Digital Times

Writte By: Tendar Tshering
Edited By: Gopi Chandra Kharel

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Nepal Plane Crash Injures 21 Including 9 Japanese Tourists; Incident Takes Place At The Same Place Of Crash Last May

Photo from Nepali 'Republica' Newspaper
Nepali media have reported that a small plane carrying 21 people crashed while trying to land at a mountain airstrip some 200 kilometres northwest of Kathmandu early Thursday.

All on board were injured, some of them seriously. 

The Nepali newspaper, Republica reports that 5 people were critically injured on the incident that took place in Mustang district. The NA-9NABO Twin Otter aircraft flew from Pokhara to Jomson skidded off the Jomson Airport runway while landing and fell into the nearby river.

Nine passengers are Japanese tourists while the rest of the members inside including three crew members were all Nepali.

The Associated Press reports that the plane belonged to state-owned Napal Airlines and was trying to land at Jomson airport when the crash took place on the banks of Kaligandalki River.

Those seriously injured are airlifted to Pokhara while others were rushed to local hospital, police have told the news agency.

Last May, 15 people were killed when a plane crashed while trying to land exactly at the same location.

The incident happened at around 8 a.m. local time.

Written By: Gopi Chandra Kharel

IPL Game Breaking News: Sreesanth, Two Other Playes Of Rajasthan Royals Arrested For 'Spot Fixing'

Source: NDTV
The NDTV reports in a breaking news that S Sreesanth and two other Rajasthan Royals' players have been arrested for spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League.

More: http://sports.ndtv.com/indian-premier-league-2013/news/207838-sreesanth-two-other-rajasthan-royals-players-arrested-for-spot-fixing-report

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

When The Accuser Is Accused: Russia Pins Down An American Diplomat To The Ground For Allegedly Trying To Recruit Spy

Photo From Reuters
Source: International Digital Times 

This insightful analysis written by Tendar Tshering focuses on how the accuser, the U.S has been itself accused this time, while the cause is not a cyber spying this time round, but an alleged plot to 'recruit' spy. 

I wonder what the White House has to say to this?

Edited By: Gopi Chandra Kharel