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De Niro apologizes for first lady joke

Actor Robert De Niro has apologized for a joke with racial overtones he made at a New York fundraiser for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign. “Callista Gingrich. Karen Santorum. Ann Romney,” The Hollywood Reporter quoted De Niro as saying during

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Will Saif hit a ton?

The ‘100 cr Club’, a terminology coined by this writer, is on the mind of every single actor today. Those who achieve the distinction want to go beyond what they have accomplished. Those who haven’t, yearn zealously that their next

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Oil Price Spike—a Threat to the Global Economic Recovery

Analysts and policymakers are worried as oil price has gone up by 15% in 2012. The two main factors behind this are the unrest in the Middle East and the sanctions imposed against Iran. Christine Lagarde, managing director of the

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US exempts Japan and EU nations from Iran oil sanctions

The US government will not impose sanctions on Japan and 10 European Union nations that have reduced their oil imports from Iran. Ordered by Congress in December, the sanctions aim to punish countries that continue to buy oil from Iran.

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Afghanistan corruption 'could see UK cut off security funds'

Britain could withdraw funding for Afghanistan’s security forces if the Afghan government fails to tackle the country’s huge corruption problems, the outgoing British ambassador to Kabul has warned in a valedictory interview with the Guardian. When foreign combat troops leave

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Afghanistan corruption ‘could see UK cut off security funds’

Britain could withdraw funding for Afghanistan’s security forces if the Afghan government fails to tackle the country’s huge corruption problems, the outgoing British ambassador to Kabul has warned in a valedictory interview with the Guardian. When foreign combat troops leave

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