The special liquidators Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) have been given a period of four months to sell its the €27 billion loan book.
The state-run bank went into liquidation on 7 February, 2013 and the government had said that the loans would be sold by August and any assets not sold till that time would be transferred to the National Asset Management Agency for sale over time.
Not convinced with the Indian government’s measures to reform the economy, Standard & Poor's (S&P) has reiterated its negative outlook on the country’s sovereign credit rating, which is one notch above "junk" status.
One billion regular users for YouTube! The video sharing site by Google has crossed a landmark. This rise in regular users has been attributed to smartphones. This tool has increased the number of visitors on the site.
A new research has highlighted that a few species of sea snake have developed "comically small" heads.
Mike Lee from the South Australian Museum said, “We noticed that the blue-banded sea snake (Hydrophis cyanocinctus) and the slender-necked sea snake (Hydrophis melanocephalus) were almost indistinguishable genetically, despite being drastically different in size and shape”.
American Academy of Neurology has revised its guidelines which were dating back to 1997. As per the guidelines, trainers and physicians have been recommended that they should deter players from playing in a setting which risks concussion.
Owner of iPhonedevsdk, Ian Sefferman, asserted that the cyber-attack that ended on January 30, 2013 was caused by the vulnerability in a Java plug-in.
He discussed the details of how the cyber attack happened which breached into security of a number of personal accounts of users. The attack breached the security of employees’ computers at Apple and Facebook.
According to recent reports, Dennis Tito, the first paying passenger to visit International Space Station in 2001, is now planning to visit Mars in a privately backed mission.
Tito, who was a rocket engineer, is looking forward to a 501 mission to Mars in 2012. More details over the mission are expected to be released in a Washington News conference next week. The news came out in media advisory through SpaceRef website on Wednesday.
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