Preetam Kaushik

Ronan - The One Farrow That Left the Scandals Behind and Ready to Make it Big

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Preetam Kaushik

While Ronan has stayed away from publicity throughout his life, he's been making his presence felt this year prior to the launch of his talk show.

Understanding India's Deep Linguistic Divisions

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

You'd think from popular portrayals of India's rise as a global outsourcing power on the basis of its citizens' English-speaking abilities, that the language would be a common denominator in uniting a country of over 1.2 billion people.

Protocols That Guarantee Privacy, Security and Freedom

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

The Internet- a playground for millions across the world- is increasingly at risk from perceived American cyber bullying.

Economic and Industrial Modernization are Driving Economic Growth in Kazakhstan

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 22.06.2013 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

Since 1991, Kazakhstan's economic and political evolution is nothing short of remarkable. The country is now at a pivotal moment in its young history in that it is ready and eager to engage with international investors in embarking on the next step of its societal and economic modernization.

Buddha Mountain: A China in the Movie

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Preetam Kaushik

Buddha Mountain by controversial (in China) filmmaker Li Yu is one such project that gives us a rare glimpse into middle-class Chinese lives and aspirations.

Margaret Thatcher: The Last Iron Lady of International Politics

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Politics
Preetam Kaushik

The final chapter of Margaret Thatcher's remarkable life story could never have been a simple RIP. It would have been a disappointing ending that would have concealed the love and loathing that she aroused in equal measure as the first woman and the longest serving Prime Minister of post-war Britain.

Breaking New Ground in the World of Online Press Releases

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Ever since a certain Mr. Ivy Lee created the first press release on behalf of a railway comapny in the event of a big railway accident more than a 100 years ago, press releases have been integral part of any Public Relations endeavor, be it for individuals, organisations, business entities or government agencies.

Publishing Marries Social Media to Help You Author, Publish, Market and Sell your Book

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 15.02.2013 | Home
Preetam Kaushik

Big budget self-publishing may soon be on its way out, when the test ground for getting your words to see the light of the day can happen in fraction of an amount of the spending that typically happens while self-publishing.

Time Has Come: To Pick the Person of the Year

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

Who will it be this year? It could be anyone who has made the news or was in the news during the year that has less than five weeks to finish. We shall know on 14 December the name of the Time Person of the Year for 2012.

VoIP - The Future of Calling?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Voice over internet protocol is the future of calling. Just like landlines and the telegraph machine, one day even SIM cards will demand their own spot at the technology museum.

The Next Technology Revolution : Will the Developing Countries Steal the Thunder?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Those who argue, rather dream, that the next technology revolution will take place in the developing world seem to have missed out on a number of factors which favour the West.

A Different Arab Spring: Has Israel Opened the Gates of Hell by Targeting Hamas?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Politics
Preetam Kaushik

An interesting development, although largely symbolic to assuage local sentiments, was the recalling of the Egyptian ambassador in Israel. The Egyptian TV network did not clarify whether the envoy was recalled for consultations or to express displeasure of the Israeli action.

Bond With the Best: 007 Does Not Need a Licence to Kill in Bed

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Preetam Kaushik

Popular cinema will not let Bond die. Given his prowess for survival 007 may live even beyond the end of times!

The 'Innocence of Muslims' Controversy: No Innocents Involved

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

The middle-east is up in arms in anger, chanting anti-US slogans. Muslims across the world have been deeply offended. US embassies are being targeted across the globe. Hard-line clerics and leaders from across the spectrum are rising up, inciting hatred and exhorting violence.

Is Stand-up Comedy Getting Stand-up Attention Again?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Comedy
Preetam Kaushik

Have you ever had the 'Stand-up Comedy audience moment'? You know, when you're guffawing aloud about a joke on another community, and the next one tur...

Office Gossip: Don't be the Fodder!

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Preetam Kaushik

You know how these things work, once you begin to get things off your chest to strangers, you just can't seem to stop. Next thing you know, the nasty boss, turns even nastier. So much so I had to start looking for another job.

Smartphone Wars: Steve Jobs Crusade Against Android Gathering Steam?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 27.10.2012 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

For a patent case that dragged on for more than a year, starting with the Apple suit against Samsung in a San Jose, Calif. District Court in April 2011, the verdict came out surprisingly quick: the nine member jury took just around three days of deliberations to decide on over 700 questions on various technical matters.

The Legacy Lives Strong - A Look at Lance Armstrong's Battle With Doping Allegations

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK Sport
Preetam Kaushik

In the last two decades, if there was one person in the world of sports who was a symbol of hope and die-hard attitude for people all around, it was arguably Lance Armstrong.

From Paper to Screen - the Story of the Adapted Screenplay

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Preetam Kaushik

What if the Lord of the Rings was never made into a trilogy? What if the Harry Potter series never saw a screen audience? If you are one of the many who consider these movies milestones in filmmaking, then you might also agree that these were great books too.

Plagiarism and Media: Strange Bedfellows or Necessary Partners

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 13.10.2012 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

What's the hot news in town apart from Mitt Romney picking his running mate? It is of course the latest plagiarism scandal involving no less than the celebrated liberal media columnist, Fareed Zakaria. Zakaria, who is the editor at large for Time Magazine and host of a popular newsy talk show on the partner site, CNN, was found to have lifted an entire paragraph of material from another journalist without citing it or attributing it.

New Civil Religion Versus the Old: Olympics and Ramadan

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 05.10.2012 | UK Sport
Preetam Kaushik

Olympics, a mega scale sporting event that unites the spirit to compete and push the boundaries of human endeavour witnesses much coveted participation from all nations in the world.

Data Scientists: Prospecting for Gold in the Mines of Big Data

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

In the age of internet, big data has just become more commonplace and accessible. And it is growing, fast, and at astronomical rates. Every time we log onto the internet, every time we post on Facebook or Twitter, or purchase something on Amazon or EBay, or just do a Google search, we leave a trail of data. And all this goes into the databases of these websites or companies.