Somesh Ghosh

17 Flips | 3 Magazines | 18 Likes | 7 Followers | @SomeshGhosh | Keep up with Somesh Ghosh on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Somesh Ghosh”

Janata Parivar protests against Modi government in Delhi

Maulayam and Nitish accused Modi of not acting tough on the recent cases of religious conversions by right-wing Hindu groups<p>By: |<p>Throwing their …

Cher, on a garage ramp. Circa Moonstruck --tri-x, 1flash, #nikonambassador #joemcnallyphoto #thephotosociety

We can no longer ignore Ebola’s wider impact – particularly on women

When we consider the impact of the Ebola outbreak, our thoughts turn to the things we can quantify: the number of victims, deaths, survivors, orphans. With the death toll in west Africa at 4,033 and rising, the world has finally comprehended the sheer scale of the crisis. The figures are …

Why is North Korea exporting food to China?

For over 15 years, North Korea has been one of the world’s largest recipients of food aid. Last week, however, it emerged that the isolationist state may be exporting an increasing amount of food to China.<p>The South Korean-based NK News website reported that Chinese customs data shows the quantity …

Thousands of spiders 'bleed out of the walls' and force family from home

A family was driven from their suburban St Louis home by thousands of venomous spiders that fell from the ceiling and oozed from the walls.<p>Brian and Susan Trost bought the $450,000 home overlooking two golf holes at Whitmoor Country Club in Weldon Spring in October 2007. Soon after that, they …

Teenager convicted of murdering pregnant girlfriend and jailed for life

A teenager who murdered his pregnant girlfriend has been jailed for life. Aston Robinson, 18, will serve a minimum of 14 years in prison for strangling Kayleigh-Anne Palmer, 16, at his parents’ home in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, on 2 April.<p>Robinson left his girlfriend – who was 24 weeks pregnant …

Citroen's hybrid concept car gets 115 mpg from thin air (hands-on)

With the Cactus Airflow 2L, Citroen thinks it's found a way to bring the cost of hybrid technology down to earth using nothing but air. Based on a production Cactus model, the natty, low-roofed concept car has a unique hybrid compressed air/gas engine at its core. In a regular hybrid, batteries …

Seven ways supermarkets are evolving with the times

<b>Discounters</b><p>Customers are shopping around more to save money. German chains Aldi and Lidl – which are substantially cheaper than the main chains on many basic items – now control 8.3% of the £175bn UK grocery market, up from 6.7% a year ago, with sales growing at up to 30% a year. Major supermarkets …

New service allows migrants to pay bills for loved ones back home

San Francisco company Xoom aims to transform multibillion-dollar remittance business with quick and easy system<p>Every month, millions of migrants across the world make their way to the nearest Western Union or MoneyGram branch to collect the money sent by loved ones living overseas. For many, these …

The zaniest recent investor letters from Bill Gross

The gospel of virtual reality according to Oculus

This past Saturday, I found myself in the front row of what felt like an old-time revival, only instead of religious zealots, I was surrounded by roughly 800 disciples of virtual reality. Onstage at the inaugural Oculus Connect VR developer conference, the high priests of the medium, Palmer Luckey, …

Richie Benaud must rescue us from the horror of KFC cricket

There are a couple of ways you can take Channel Nine CEO David Gyngell’s statement that a convalescing Richie Benaud might call this coming summer’s international cricket from his Coogee lounge room; either it’s the ultimate tribute to Benaud’s unimpeachable standing in the game and at his network, …

“Note And Vote”: How Google Ventures Avoids Groupthink In Meetings

Meetings want to suck. Wrest control of them with this seven-step strategy.<p>You know when a meeting turns into a complete waste of time? Maybe you’re trying to come up with ideas, or make a decision. Before anyone realizes it, the meeting starts to suck.<p>Meetings want to suck. Two of their favorite …