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World Bank job should go to Okonjo-Iweala, say ex-staff

A group of former World Bank officials has written a letter backing Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to be its next president. Traditionally the post is given to the candidate put forward by the US, which this time is Dr

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What is Bachhan’s Granddaughter’s Name?!

It seems like we`ll have to keep calling the littlest Bachchan by her nickname, Beti B, a while longer. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan refused to confirm his granddaughter`s name while speaking to the media in Mumbai.   The baby`s name has

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Water & energy sector in critical situation

A shortage water reservoirs and sharing of the precious, but depleting, resource with neighbours have created a critical situation for the country’s water and energy sector. At a ceremony marking International Water Day in Kabul, Water and Energy Minister Mohammad

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Water & energy sector in critical situation

A shortage water reservoirs and sharing of the precious, but depleting, resource with neighbours have created a critical situation for the country’s water and energy sector. At a ceremony marking International Water Day in Kabul, Water and Energy Minister Mohammad

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Facebook challenger wants half-ownership

A US man who is continuing with a legal claim for half-ownership of Facebook will not be able to question the firm’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, at this stage in the lawsuit, a judge has ruled. Paul Ceglia says he gave

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Suicides Rise as Greece Increases its Austerity Measures

Protesters have clashed with riot police in the Greek capital, Athens, hours after a pensioner shot himself dead outside parliament. The 77-year-old man killed himself in the city’s busy Syntagma Square on Wednesday morning. Greek media reported he had left

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