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N-Korea defends missile tests, warns 'gangster' United States

Jul 21, 2014

N-Korea defends missile tests, warns 'gangster' United States

North Korea's top military body today defended its recent missile tests as a legitimate exercise in self-defence, and said South Korean and US charges of provocation were malicious and hypocritical. #United States #World #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #Nuclear arms
Budget 2014: Defence sector allocated Rs 2.29 lakh cr, FDI cap hiked to 49%

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014: Defence sector allocated Rs 2.29 lakh cr, FDI cap hiked to 49%

The Ministry was allocated Rs 2,03,672 crore in 2013-14 and was provided Rs 2,24,000 crore in the interim budget presented by the UPA government in February this year.
#Defence #Narendra Modi #FDI #Arun Jaitley #Insurance #Pension #India Gate #Union Budget #Armed forces #One Rank One Pension #Budget 2014 #Budget2014 #Union budget 2014
Govt to expedite procurement process for armed forces: Jaitley

Jun 24, 2014

Govt to expedite procurement process for armed forces: Jaitley

The "slow pace" of acquisition of weapon systems is a matter of concern and the new government will work towards "expediting" the procurement process to meet the requirements of the armed forces, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said. #TheySaidIt #Armed forces #Jaitley #procurement process #expedite #Naval Commanders' Conference
Teenage gunman found dead after killing one at US high school

Jun 11, 2014

Teenage gunman found dead after killing one at US high school

The 14-year-old victim was killed in the boys' locker room, Troutdale police Chief Scott Anderson said. The chief has said the name of the gunman is being withheld until his family is notified. #World #NewsTracker #Shooting #Gun control #teenager #Oregan #Shooting at US schools #Reynolds High School #Gun control laws in the US #second amendment #RIght to bear arms

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Left-arm spin: Its place in cricket history

Feb 02, 2012

Left-arm spin: Its place in cricket history

When one scans the best bowling figures in an innings, one finds no left arm spinner in the top fifteen performances. #TheLongView #Ravi Shastri #Spin bowling #Left-arm orthodox spin
Confessions of a dangerous (pseudo) intellectual

Jan 31, 2012

Confessions of a dangerous (pseudo) intellectual

An introduction to the strange beast known as the self proclaimed intellectual. #JustSaying #Intellectual #Groucho Marx #Richard Dawkins #arm chair critic

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Confessions of a dangerous (pseudo) intellectual

Jul 23, 2014

WGA issues a 'call to arms' over proposed Fox-Time Warner deal

The Writers Guild of America, West is stepping up its fight over Rupert Murdoch's proposed $80-billion offer to acquire Time Warner Inc... #Time Warner Inc. #Rupert Murdoch #Writers Guild of America
Confessions of a dangerous (pseudo) intellectual

Jul 23, 2014

105-Year-Old Grandma Throws Better First Pitch Than Bieber, 50 Cent, Obama & More

Watch how Agnes McKee's baseball arm looks better than these NBA All-Stars, an Olympic gold medalist and other male celebrities... #National Basketball Association #Barack Obama
Confessions of a dangerous (pseudo) intellectual

Jul 23, 2014

Mets rookie Jacob deGrom dominates Mariners, Lucas Duda blasts long home run

In his first season in the major leagues, the Mets want to be careful with Jacob deGrom's arm and not over extend him. The rookie right-hander, however, is making it hard to imagine sitting him down or skipping him... #National Basketball Association #Barack Obama