Chelsea sack Di Matteo

Chelsea Football Club parted ways with their manager, Roberto Di Matteo on Wednesday, the morning after their 3-0 defeat to Juventus in the UEFA Champions League. The Italian won the competition with Chelsea in May, the first in the club’s history, as well as guiding them to their 7th FA Cup.

Di Matteout: Chelsea’s 9th manager since 2003. Photo credit: Sky Sports.

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Nitin Gadkari Breaks His Silence

BJP president Nitin Gadkari carried out a protest in New Delhi on Wednesday against the government regarding issues such as foreign direct investment (FDI), corruption and inflation. The party aimes at starting a debate in the Parliament regarding the FDI issue. The protesters also demanded for an investigation against Parliament member Rahul Gandhi and his brother-in-law Robert Vadra who have been allegedly accused of corruption.

Nitin Gadkari speaks out.

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Android 4.2 bug to be fixed soon, promises Google

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To be fixed….soon.

Google has promised to fix the “Christmas” month glitch. Apparently a software flaw was found  in Google’s  new Android Jelly Bean 4.2 ,which was unveiled last month. It caused ” December” to be deleted from the date selector in its “People” app, which stores contact information like friends’ birthdays. However, the time needed to fix the flaw is not mentioned.

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President Sinofsky Bids Adieu To Microsoft

Employees of the Microsoft were genuinely surprised with an unexpected mail from their big boss, Steven Sinofsky last Monday, which said that he was leaving the company. The subject of  this rather shocking message read “RE: Windows Leadership Changes.” He had reportedly sentit from his own Surface RT, in which he explains in detail why he wanted to leave the company for better opportunities.

For more information, visit this website.

So long!

Pune shivers in record cold

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) recorded a temperature of 7.9  °C in Pune city on Monday.This temperature was 6.4°C below normal and was recorded as the lowest temperature of the season so far.It was only way back in 1975 that the temperature dropped  this low in November. Looks like Punekars are in store for a chilly winter this year.

 Read Indian Express’ article for more.

Barcelona blazes through to the next round

Messi dribbling pass Spartak Moscow defenders

Yet again Barcelona proved their dominance in Europe by thrashing Spartak Moscow 3-0. After their unexpected defeat against Celtic, seven times champions league winners flabbergasted their fans with their pin point passing and finishing. Messi played a very critical role by scoring two goals which brought him closer to Gerd Muller’s record of netting 85 goals.

For more information on UEFA Champions League, visit ESPN Star.

 

India against ‘Moratorium on the use of death penalty’

During the 67th UN  general assembly, the third committee which deals with the social and humanitarian issues put forward its draft resolution ‘Moratorium on the use of the death penalty’. India was among the 39 countries that was against the draft resolution while 110 nations voted in favor of the resolution and 36 abstained in the meeting held on November 20.

India gave the justification to its decision saying that every nation has the sovereign right to determine its own legal system,  and also that the draft resolution sought a suspension on executions and it could not support the text in its present form.

India against it.

For more details, visit Times of India.