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Ex-Argentinian president facing 20 years in prison ‘for defrauding country of $5billion’

Ex-Argentinian president facing 20 years in prison ‘for defrauding country of $5billion’

London(Metro news): Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was charged on Friday with defrauding the state as part of her government’s handling of the dollar futures market. Federal judge Claudio Bonadio said that a scheme to keep the Argentine peso inflated by selling dollars below market value would not have been possible without Fernandez’s approval. Bonadio […]

YouTube adds instant messaging to mobile app

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YouTube adds instant messaging to mobile app

YouTube has launched a messaging feature that allows viewers to share videos and chat with friends without leaving the mobile app. Wired reports that the new “native sharing” feature went live Wednesday for a small percentage of users. Instead of having to forward a video to Facebook or copying and pasting links to email, users […]

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Samsung patented a smartwatch that can project a screen onto your hand

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Samsung patented a smartwatch that can project a screen onto your hand

MUMBAI:Samsung may just have the solution to the small screen problem on smartwatches. A projector on the smartwatch that uses your forearm or hand as a second which allows the smartwatch to display additional options. The company has filed for the patent, which was published on United States Patent and Trademark Office’s official website shows […]

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15 killed in road mishap in Telangana

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15 killed in road mishap in Telangana

HYDERABAD,SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT:In one of the worst road accidents in Adilabad district, a stone laden tipper mowed down 15 passengers of an auto, including seven children and five women near Bhainsa town late on Saturday night. All the victims belonged to Ballar village in Bhokar taluka of neighbouring Nanded district in Maharashtra. Eight of them work […]

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ISRO embarks on launching Indian space shuttle

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ISRO embarks on launching Indian space shuttle

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to undertake the maiden launch of its ‘space shuttle’, a fully made-in-India effort. A sleek winged body, almost the weight and the size of sports utility vehicle (SUV), is being given final touches at Sriharikota where it awaiting final countdown. Here’s what we know: » India’s space […]

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Indian boxing going through toughest time, says Mary Kom

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Indian boxing going through toughest time, says Mary Kom

NEW DELHI(PTI):It’s a tournament she has dominated like none but for the first time in her career, M C Mary Kom feels a sense of “disadvantage” heading into the World Championships and the star Indian boxer has promised to double the aggression to counter it in what would be her swansong appearance at the big […]

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Foreign investors approve key SEBI proposals

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Foreign investors approve key SEBI proposals

NEW DELHI(PTI):As SEBI readies to tighten its rules for controversy-ridden P-Notes, major foreign investors including JPMorgan, HSBC, UBS and Goldman Sachs have supported the proposed provisions for immediate reporting of any breach to the regulator and filing of suspicious transaction reports. However, these investors have opined that introduction of any further control measures is unlikely […]

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Missing MHA official detained by CBI

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Missing MHA official detained by CBI

New Delhi,VIJAITA SINGH:Missing Home Ministry official Anand Joshi, who is facing a CBI enquiry for his alleged role in corrupt practices and walking away with the files pertaining to foreign funds violations by social activist Teesta Setalvad, was detained by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday. The development was confirmed by a senior […]

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Go paperless, get rewarded: PMO pushes for e-Office initiative

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Go paperless, get rewarded: PMO pushes for e-Office initiative

NEW DELHI(PTI):Central government ministries and departments will now be rewarded for successful implementation of e-Office or ‘paperless office’ initiative. The move is aimed at improving the ease of governance and expediting the administrative process. Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh has written to all ministers to take urgent action to shift […]

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Beijing blasts Pentagon report on Chinese military as damaging trust

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Beijing blasts Pentagon report on Chinese military as damaging trust

BEIJING:China condemned the U.S. Defence Department’s annual report on the Chinese military on Sunday, calling it a deliberate distortion that has “severely damaged” mutual trust. In its annual report to Congress on Chinese military activities, the U.S. Defence Department said on Friday that China was expected to add substantial military infrastructure, including communications and surveillance […]

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