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May 21, 2013: Prime Minister Stephen Harper said this morning that he is “upset” by the conduct of “some parliamentarians and my office,” and has asked them to uphold a “culture of accountability. He said his government must move beyond such “distraction,” so it can focus on priorities such as job creation.
Political analysts are saying [...]
May 21, 2013: The third-generation Microsoft console was unveiled today by Don Mattrick, Microsoft’s President of interactive entertainment business, at an event at the software company’s headquarters. Mattrick described Xbox One as an “ultimate all-in-one entertainment system,” and said the company has spent the last four years working on the next-generation Xbox One.
The next generation [...]
May 15, 2013: Christy Clark may have paved the way for victory for the BC Liberals, but she lost her seat to NDP’s David Eby marking the first time since 1924 that a BC politician has become Premier without winning a seat. Eby defeated Clark in Vancouver-Point Grey by 785 votes. Nevertheless, Liberals gained ground [...]
May 13, 2013: Predictions from various sources are showcasing the potential results of the 40th Provincial General Election with the BC NDP being the top contenders with Adrian Dix being the frontrunner for premier, according to a forecast by ThreeHundredEight.com and The Globe and Mail.
The forecast gives Dix 46 per cent of the vote, while [...]
May 1st, 2013: Researchers in Kingston, Ontario revealed a paper-thin phone that interestingly curls to notify that you are receiving a call, text or email from someone. Dubbed as MorePhone, the device employs shape memory alloy wires that are laid beneath the flexible display which contract when a call, text or email comes in.
‘This is [...]
April 19, 2013: The world’s first smartphone catering to the needs of blind is now here. Designed by Indian innovator Sumit Dagar, the phone will have a unique and unconventional screen featuring Braille to assist the blind.
“We have created the world’s first Braille smartphone,” Dagar says, adding, “This product is based on an innovative touch [...]
Tarla Dalal: Food writer, chef, best-selling cookbook author and host of cooking shows like “Tarla Dalal show” and “Cook It Up With Tarla Dalal”
Tarla Dalal is India’s best-selling cookery author for over two decades and shares her renowned recipes with DARPAN’s readers. She has written a total of 50 titles, several of which have [...]
April 1, 2013: The Supreme Court of India has rejected a patent plea by Novartis for an updated version of a cancer drug called Glivec, also spelled Gleevec in some nations. The landmark ruling will allow the Indian generic drug manufacturing industry to supply cheaper versions of the lifesaving cancer drug to the developing world. [...]
March 25, 2013: Social media is all set to take over your television sets this fall. CTV’s new series ‘The Social’ will be debuting this fall and seeks to provide a platform for viewers to discuss lifestyle topics with hosts via email and text messages.
“We are very proud to add another Canadian series to our [...]
So you’re getting married? Congratulations are in order when two people have committed to spend the rest of their lives together. The engagement ceremony, the wedding ceremony, the ring ceremony…the list goes on and on. One thing to keep in mind during the events is the one thing they will all have in common – [...]