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Dangerous to be a journalist in today's world

Journalism is a hazardous profession. CBS News correspondent Lara Logan suffered a brutal sexual assault in Egypt’s Tahrir Square in 2011 while covering the country’s Arab Spring upheaval. In 2014, an Islamic State video showed the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist who was held hostage by the militants. Daniel Pearl, a Wall Street Journal reporter, was kidnapped and murdered in Pakistan in 2002. Journalists all over the world […]

Islam will become largest religion in the world if current demographic trends continue: Pew report

A new report by Pew Research Centre has said that Islam will become the largest religion in the world by 2050 if the current demographic trends continue. The report also said that Muslims form the fastest-growing religious group in the world. From 2010 to 2050, their population is estimated to grow by 73 percent, according to the report. It also said that West Asia is home to only 20 percent […]

The world should treat terrorism for what it is

For several years now, China has been content to let its trade with India grow while blocking forward movement on issues that really matter to New Delhi, ranging from terrorism to the place India perceives for itself on the world stage. Thus, we have seen in the past few months China blocking India’s bid to enter the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and putting a “technical hold” on New Delhi’s efforts to […]

37 Words Mumbai Gave To India And The World

The Internet is undoubtedly the greatest communicative tool ever invented. It is of course, an extension of the human discovery of writing and then printing. It has, as evidenced by the omnipresence of Google, of Wikipedia, of Facebook and a hundred other ‘applications’, revolutionised communication globally. It has also given rise to the greatest outpouring of triviality and foolishness that the world has ever known. Small talk is not new. […]

Indra Nooyi, Satya Nadella, Bhavesh Patel among highest paid CEOs in world

As many as three Indian origin persons have been named among 100 highest-paid CEOs globally with PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi and LyondellBasell’s Bhavesh Patel making it to the top ten list compiled by Equilar. Chemicals company LyondellBasell Industries’ top executive Bhavesh V Patel was ranked sixth on the list with a total compensation of $24.5 million, while Nooyi, the Chief Executive of PepsiCo was ranked eighth on the list with a […]

The 7 best Christmas markets in the world

Salzburg, Austria Scent of mulled wine and stalls with traditional Christmas knick-knacks, the Salzburg Christmas market is one of the most popular haunts. Said to go back as far as the 15th century, it’s located at the foot of the Hohensalzburg fortress. The Oberndorf Christmas Market, a village north of Salzburg, is where the world’s favourite Christmas carol, “Silent Night”, was written.   Cologne, Germany The German city offers eight […]

World rallies to save the Earth

Protesters linked hands near the heart of the Paris terror attacks on Sunday but others clashed with police, giving an emotional jolt to world leaders flying into the French capital to try to save Earth from climate catastrophe. As hundreds of thousands of people joined protests worldwide, the human chain aimed to send a highly symbolic message to leaders on the eve of the official opening of a 195-nation UN […]

'India no longer the back office of the world'

Young India is no longer content with being called the back office of the world, said Telangana IT Minister K. Taraka RamaRao on Thursday. “Today, the situation is changing. Indian youngsters and young India is not content in being known as the back office of the world… there is a lot of entrepreneurial zeal, there is a lot of enthusiasm among young Indians to do better and to actually compete […]

11 most admired personalities of the world, 2 are from Gujarat

A survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has found former South African President Nelson Mandela as the most admired personality of the world. He is closely followed by Pope Francis. Interestingly, the list has six business men whose innovation changed the world for better. Two Indians appear among the top 10 most admired people of the world. Mahatma Gandhi has been ranked fourth while Prime Minister Narendra Modi has […]

Indian IT Companies Among The Worst Paymasters In The World: Reports

According to recruitment platform MyHiringClub.com’s Worldwide IT Salary 2015 survey, Indian IT companies are among the 10 worst paymasters in the world. The Survey conducted by MyHiringClub.com has these highlights: India ranked 7th on the list of lowest paymasters for information technology (IT) managers, down by one position from last year’s. A mid-level IT manager in India draws an average salary of $41,213. Bulgaria topped the list with a meagre […]