26 people killed in a military plane crash

Antonov-26, a military aircraft came down near the eastern city of Kharkiv, killing 20 cadets and six officers from Kharkiv Air Force University while on a training flight. Only one person survived. The crash is being investigated and according to officials  captain and not cadets was flying the plane  when it crashed. The plane came…

Gripping tale of crime, punishmebt and redemption.

Nelson Mandela’s magical early years of presidency, the small towns like farming dorp called Koppies to Chronicle the dismantling of white rule, however apartheid was going to take longer to die in South Africa’s small towns than in big cities. For the first year of new South Africa a fledgling  black middle class moved in…

SP Balasubramaniyam dies after testing positive for Corona

Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam  popularly known as SP Balu, a renowned Indian musician, playback singer , music director, actor, dubing artist and film produced  who worked in worked in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam, languages hailed as  “ Padum Nila “ (“singing moon”) and “music cloud” by his millions of fans died on Friday at…

“Be Honest, Trust your team, and never please your boss” new mantra

Trust your team, be radically honest and never, ever try to please your boss. These are the ground rules if you work at Netflix.  These trade secrets have revolutionised the entertainment and tech industries, and this  was part of a unique cultural experiment that explains how the company has transformed itself at lighting speed from…

Job Support Scheme to replace furlough in November

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces a new six-month Job support scheme to replace furlough, help for self-employed and business loans which begins in November, will see the government pay part of workers’ wages who have lost hours because of the coronavirus pandemic. The worker must do at least one-third of normal hours, and the government will…

Maid who stood up to  a millionaire in Singapore after four years

Parti Liyani, an Indonesian domestic helper who earned £345  ( S$600)  a month working for an extremely  wealthy Singaporean family was accused of stealing from them, after they reported her to police triggering what could become a high profile High Court case that would grip the country with its accusations of pilfered luxury bags, a…

Raid on Dark Web nets 179 arrests In the US and Europe

179 people were arrested across Europe and the US, and 500 kg (1, 102 lb) of drugs including fentanyl, Oxycodone, methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, MDMA and 64 guns were confiscated with over £5m ($6.5m) in cash seized in a co-ordinated raid on dark web marketplaces signalling the end of “golden age” of these underground marketplaces…

Xbox has acquires Bethesda for £5.85bn

Microsoft who owns Xbox has acquired Bethesda, the games company behind super hits game titles including Doom, Fallout, Skyrim, and Wolfenstein, for £5.85bn ( $7.5bn) by paying the parent company ZeniMax Media.  Xbox has said that the publisher’s franchises would be added to its Game Pass subscription package for consoles and PCs which would help…

Over £215m returned to government by UK employers

According to HMRC figures,  more than £215, 756, 121 to the government in Furlough scheme payments they did not need or took in error covering 80, 433 employer’s worker’s salaries have returned cash they were given to help cover workers’ salaries. The money returned is a tiny part of the $35.4bn claimed under the scheme…