Eggs-New currency of Venezuela

Eggs-New currency of Venezuela

Crypto currency is the buzz word today but have you heard of Egg as a currency. Inflation ravaged Venezuela has its own crypto currency-Egg which has become a common medium of exchange. Security firm in Venezuela is offering monthly salary of 2 million Bolivar ($10 or Rs 650) and a motivational bonus of 36 eggs a week if guard comes on time and is neatly dressed. A computer programmer drew his salary in eggs and a priest could buy 30 eggs with a Sunday’s collection of donation in Bolivar while…

World’s largest amphibious aircraft-maiden flight takes off

World’s largest amphibious aircraft-maiden flight takes off

Everyday we hear about multiple breeds of air borne vehicles being rolled out or are in the experimental phase. Latest is the China’s homegrown AG600 which is the world’s largest amphibious aircraft which is also known as ‘Kunlong’. This aircraft took its maiden flight on Sunday (24th Dec 2017) from Jinwan Airport in China’s Guangdong province. With a wingspan of 38.8 metres (127ft) and powered by four turboprop engines, the aircraft is capable of carrying 50 people and can stay airborne for 12 hours. It can take off from conventional…

If under 16 you cannot use Facebook without consent

If under 16 you cannot use Facebook without consent

Everyone knows Facebook, social media giant and part of our daily lives. A new law has been drafted where opening any account on facebook or any other social media need consent of parents or guardians if you under the age 16. Yes, this is true. This law has been drafted in France legislation to improve access to information that companies gather to use it for different purposes including disseminating information to other firms about people’s online activity. This will help companies alter or delete some of the information based on…

If Rohingyas are illegal migrants so are Desi people settling abroad

If Rohingyas are illegal migrants so are Desi people settling abroad

India had taken stand on Rohingyas to deport them from India and send them back to their native place Rakhine, Myanmar as they were illegal migrants. But what about its own citizens who illegally emigrated to various countries across the globe. It was ridiculous to hear Union home minister Rajnath Singh taking a technical stand that Rohingyas did not follow the proper protocol to enter India as refugees. Since India has not signed any specific UN convention, it will not break any international law by sending them back. Thousands of…

Indian villagers making money in foreign currency

Indian villagers making money in foreign currency

  There are many people living in Meghalaya, a north eastern state in India who cross borders and trek to Bangladesh as village Huroi in Meghalaya does not have a motorable road to access infrastructure. Trekking into Meghalaya is quite tough due to long distance of basic amenities from Meghalaya-Bangladesh border village of Hunoi. Majority of income (approx 70-90%) of the village is in Takas. People falling sick, women suffering from labour pain and for other daily needs trek into Bangladesh and trade in Bangladeshi currency Takas. These people regret…

Why Jack Daniel will die in Europe

Why Jack Daniel will die in Europe

Jack Daniel may soon die in Europe especially in European Union (EU) if US President Donald Trump goes his way. Trump is planning to tax steel import from EU which will be a detriment to the EU business community. In retaliation EU will impose heavy tariffs on import of many things like orange juice, dairy and- in what would be a blow to lovers of Jack Daniel and other distilleries and breweries preparing Bourbon and will result in annoyance in US business sector as confirmed by EU president Jean Claude…

Yogi Adityanath- New Face of Uttar Pradesh

Yogi Adityanath- New Face of Uttar Pradesh

Yogi Adityanath, the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh is the new ambassador of Hindu mass. He was born on 5th Jun 1972 as Ajay Singh Bisht into Garhwali Rajput family. At the age of 21 he renounced his family and became a disciple of Mahant Avaidyanath. He is from a Hindu Priest family and he became priest after his father died. A firebrand among people within days of becoming UP CM, people are following him more than Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi. He went to Hazratganj Police Station in…