Author Archives: Loknath

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber Test Ride Review

You could say, “beauty is only skin deep”, or something to that effect. Strangely, that is the vague kind of preconceived notion I had about the new Triumph Bonneville Bobber. Everyone who had ridden the Bobber before was raving about it, but to me, it all sounded too good to be true. How much better can a glorified Bonneville T120 ... Read More »

Robber steals $15k in jewelry on Christmas Eve

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A Christmas Eve robbery remains under investigation after a man stole nearly $15,000 in jewelry. Investigators said an unidentified man visited the Golden Nugget Jewelry booth at the Westland Flea Market on Dec. 24, 2016. He looked at several displays and, while no one was looking, leaned over the counter to grab a jewelry box. He ran from ... Read More »

Back to school Why education will be just one test for next Hong Kong leader

Is it something unusual for a senior Beijing official in Hong Kong to visit a local school? The central government’s liaison office last Friday posted a short write-up and photo on its official website showing its deputy director,Tan Tieniu, visiting St Paul’s Convent School in Causeway Bay. Tan was reported to have had “discussions and exchanges” with teachers and students ... Read More »

Janalakshmi receives licence for Small Finance Bank

Bengaluru-based Janalakshmi Financial Services Ltd., (JFS) has received the final licence from Reserve Bank to set up Small Finance Bank. It will commence operations in the second quarter of the current financial year, said, V.S. Radhakrishnan, managing director and chief executive officer, Janalakshmi Financial Services. JFS plans to set up 300 bank branches during the year covering the major locations ... Read More »

Pentagon watchdog probes Flynn payments

The Pentagon inspector general is investigating whether a sacked Trump adviser took money from foreign governments without necessary approval. Michael Flynn was warned in 2014 about declaring foreign funds, a year before he appeared on Russia television and was paid $45,000, documents show. Mr Flynn’s links to Russia are being scrutinised by the FBI and two congressional committees. A lawyer ... Read More »

Car technology: What manufacturers have in store for machine-driven vehicles

Editors Note: Are you thinking of getting a dash camera for your car? Watch our report on how one YouTuber got started with his channel Orlando Dashcams: (Consumer Reports)–A look at some of the plans, actions, and promises from auto, software, and technology companies. Will human drivers one day be rendered obsolete? Almost every automaker has entered the race to ... Read More »

Rose Pro SL 2000 review

BikeRadar verdict “Rose combines an amazing spec with a truly rewarding ride experience” Highs: Value, lively ride Lows: Firmer ride than some competitors Buy if: You want an exciting, brilliantly specced bike for a stupidly low price Skip to view deals for Pro SL 2000 The idea of buying a proper bike online rather than in a shop doesn’t seem ... Read More »

Rose Pro SL 2000 review

BikeRadar verdict “Rose combines an amazing spec with a truly rewarding ride experience” Highs: Value, lively ride Lows: Firmer ride than some competitors Buy if: You want an exciting, brilliantly specced bike for a stupidly low price Skip to view deals for Pro SL 2000 The idea of buying a proper bike online rather than in a shop doesn’t seem ... Read More »

Which aero bike is actually the fastest?

It is normal practice for a bike manufacturer to claim its aero bike is the fastest out there. Clearly they can’t all be the fastest, so we decided to try and find out which one actually is. To do this, we teamed up with aerodynamic testing specialists WattShop and headed to Derby Velodrome to perform some testing in a controlled environment. All the ... Read More »

First Americans claim sparks controversy

A study that claims humans reached the Americas 130,000 years ago – much earlier than previously suggested – has run into controversy. Humans are thought to have arrived in the New World no earlier than 25,000 years ago, so the find would push back the first evidence of settlement by more than 100,000 years. The conclusions rest on analysis of ... Read More »