3.2% growth in Indian GDP due to Internet: Google

In the session of web at the 11th India Today Conclave that addressed in New Delhi, the Facebook India head, Kirthiga Reddy and Rajan Anandan, country head, Google, both were remarked their views over the upcoming web revolution.

The area of Web is going to be so much vast that it is difficult to predict what has happened within next moment. Today with a strong appearance, Facebook and Google are big ticket web companies which similar with each other as “Both want what the other has.”

As an opener of the session Kallie Purie discussed the much dependability of our lives online through Facebook accounts and incessant tweets.

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India deserves to be led by better leaders: Salman Rushdie

salman rushdie 300x256 India deserves to be led by better leaders: Salman RushdieA Controversial author Salman Rushdie on Saturday attacked Congress to block his presence just because of “useless electoral calculations.”

Targeting Rahul Gandhi, he said blocking his presence in Jaipur Literary Festival did not work “led to the debacle” of Congress in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

During participation in Literacy session in India Today Conclave, the renewed author said the India “deserves to be led by better leaders than is being now”.

As per controversial author’s theme ‘Liberty versus: I am what I am and that’s all that I am’, the culture of “offendedness is growing” in India.

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Asia Cup 2012: India v/s Pakistan, Pakistan will bat first

The big day is here, when the two big cricket playing teams are all set to face each other, yes, the day has come when India and Pakistan will once again face each other in the match at Mirpur in Bangladesh.

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has won the toss and elected to bat first.

The arch rivals are playing their league match for the Asia Cup. Pakistan team has already made their way into the finals and India have to win the match today. It is a do or die game for India.

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has made 100th hundred in the last match against Bangladesh at the same venue, but India lost the match by 5 wickets.

There is no pressure on Sachin today, and we may expect some wonderful cricket show tonight.

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Cricketer Yuvraj Singh discharged from hospital

The best news for the cricket lovers and millions of fans of Yuvraj Singh is that he was discharged from hospital today after accomplishing the third and final phase of chemotherapy to recover from a rare germ cell cancer in Boston, USA.

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh posted on his social networking site, twitter, “3rd chemo cycles over, back from hospital n I am free. Road to recovery starts now. Can’t wait to be back home.”

He further writes on his wall, “Thank you 4 all ur love n wishes from the bottom of my heart I’m sure they have worked well with the doctors therapy.”

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Rail unions urges PM Manmohan Singh, say don’t roll back

Railway Minster Dinesh Trivedi’s come back in Parliament gives a headache to Railway Union as afraid of roll back the proposed fare hikes recommendation in Rail Budget 2012-13.

Covering around 14 lakh railway employees, the Railway Union wrote a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to think about “industrial action” if the govt. is moved hikes fare back.

The five federations of railway unions, affiliated to Indian Trade Union Congress (INTUC) wrote, “We are expressing our deep sense of anguish for making the Railway Minister a scapegoat for… justified decision in the interest of the Railways and nation. Should our request fail to receive your sympathetic consideration, we would have no option except to resort to agitation.”

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Random H1N1 cases found in Mumbai

H1N1 300x247 Random H1N1 cases found in MumbaiTo understand the major reason for moving up with a sudden speed of H1N1 cases in Mumbai, the state health officials was addressed a meeting on Saturday.

Due to H1N1, four people were died in Pune. Their death is made a big confusion for scientist and experts.

As per scientists, there is no report of H1N1 virus in the dead persons’ body; three had other co-morbid conditions like cancer, diabetes, hypertension and Down’s syndrome. While experts termed death toll as sporadic.

Informing the report of death due to H1N1, Dr Pradeep Awate, state surveillance officer said, two major reasons favorable to the spread of swine

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Pak President Asif Ali Zardari addresses Parliament for fifth time

Making an amazing history to be first elected head of the state in fifth address to joint sitting of Pakistan’s Parliament, the Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday has record an achievement for the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).

While Zardari on Saturday afternoon received this great honour, there was a huge criticizing response from opposition parties.

They reacted by shouting “shame, shame,” for Zardari with slogan by opposition leader Chaudhry Nisar of the PML-N party loudly said “Which Pakistan Zardari was talking about. The Pakistan we live in is in a state of misery.”

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