Government

UAE celebrates ‘National Day’ with great pride!

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Today, December 2, is the ‘National Day’ in the United Arab Emirates, and there is a carnival-like atmosphere in the federal emirates of the UAE. The day marks the official nationalisation from the British Protectorate Treaties which ended on December 1, 1971. All over the seven emirates, there is a prevalent sense of pride in being free and financially superior to most rich nations, if not...

Economy

Which boss in his right mind would pay each employee 1.5 crore as bonus? Meet Turkish businessman, Nevzat Aydin!

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But first, a personal detour. My boss was a bully, stricken with a controlling nature that bordered on insanity. He ripped apart any and every idea I floated, ridiculing me at every step. I tried harder and harder to get into his good books, but the boss kept me on a short leash for over two years at the job. My next change was as horrifying. This boss was less of a control freak, but more of a...

Sports

Chris Gayle continues to pay for a moment of weakness. There is a hint of racism in Australia’s harassment of the Jamaican

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The effect of Chris Gayle’s flirtatious interview with Channel Ten’s Mel McLaughlin on the sidelines of the Big Bash League match has stemmed his natural instincts – to play unabashedly and with contempt for bowlers and field placements! The Melbourne renegades’ West Indian was not his usual self when playing against the Melbourne Stars on Saturday, scoring a pedestrian 21 off 21 balls...

Technology

Blackberry’s reason to fail lies in its inability to evolve and compete!

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The users feel cheated and robbed! Beleaguered mobile phone makers, Blackberry, has been going through a tough phase and are unsuccessful in managing to stay relevant. It is now catering to a very limited segment of mobile users. The company’s latest smartphones, the BlackBerry Leap, is below par.  It is an effort to sell ordinary phone with an impressive facade. In Barcelona in February,...

Entertainment

Rumours say Gauri Khan is wasted by drugs. Did we just hear jealous tongue-waggers spitting venom at Shah Rukh Khan’s wife?

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It is inevitable. The bad name, I mean. When you are the wife of one of India’s most loved superstar, you ought to become the cynosure, and earn bad rumours too! That’s collateral damage. Recently, when I sat over a coffee with a Mumbai-based buddy of mine, she casually mentioned, “But you must know about Gauri Khan and Suzzanne Khan’s drug habits?” I almost splattered my rich cream coffee...