Little Miss Talent with a heart of gold

From walking the ramp and actively participating in charity events to clinching a prestigious international title in a pageant in the US, ten-year-old Cien Jacob – who is the pride of the Malayali diaspora in the UK – has stardust on each step she takes towards achieving greater heights...
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Spreading love, joy and positivity through airwaves

A nurse by profession in Houston, USA, RJ Shiby is a radio personality with a difference. More than bringing fun, cheer and information to the Malayali diaspora, she spreads positivity and motivates countless individuals to tide over crisis through her FM channel Mallu Café Radio USA 99.5 Doom and...
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Contrasting Poll Narratives: The Possible Good Outcomes

The ensuing long-drawn Indian General Elections are just around the corner. Manifestos or not, the narratives in public meets and through the media are for all to see. Lets first take the party and alliance in power. There are four pillars to the BJP/NDA narrative. First, there is the...
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George H.W. Bush

He was president for only four years, but George H.W. Bush shaped U.S. history for decades, taking on tough jobs from Beijing to the CIA, ousting Iraqi forces from Kuwait, sealing a breakthrough budget deal that cost him an election and fathering a future president. He died on Friday...
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Stan Lee, Marvel Comics’ Real-Life Superhero

Stan Lee, the legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics whose fantabulous but flawed creations made him a real-life superhero to comic book lovers everywhere, has died. He was 95. Lee, who began his career in 1939 and created or co-created Black Panther, Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Mighty...
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Cryptocurrency

When cryptocurrency issuers want positive coverage for their virtual coins, they buy it. Self-proclaimed social media personalities charge thousands of dollars for video reviews. Research houses accept payments in the cryptocurrencies they are analyzing. Rating “experts” will grade anything positively, for a price. All this is common, according to...
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Brexit worries push UK house price gauge to six-year low

A measure of British house prices hit a six-year low in November as the approach of Brexit put off buyers and sellers, according to a survey conducted by property valuers. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) said its house price balance sank to -11 in November from -10...
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