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September 25, 2016
8th BRICS Summit 2016 in Goa

Even as Goa gears up to host the prestigious BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) summit, Russia and China are expected to each send delegate teams of 300 members. The summit is expected to be organized from 15th to 16th October. Ministry of External Affairs has also informed Goa that the state should expect around 800-900 delegates from all the member countries for the said event. Laxmikant Parsekar, the Chief Minister of Goa, [...]

Stalking is Not Love

Delhi, the capital of India, has been making it to the headlines for all the wrong reasons in the recent past. While it has been recognised as the Rape Capital of India, as per the data collected by National Crime Records Bureau in 2015, Delhi is also second among Indian states in terms of number of stalking cases registered. It is unfortunate, but the Capital of India, which represents India on the international platform is [...]

Indus Water Treaty

Following Uri Attacks and Nawaz Sharif’s shameful and lamentable denial of the same, India has decided to raise the pressure on Pakistan. Part of this new aggressive stance of Indian Government is doing away with Indus Water Treaty (IWT) completely. The two major political parties of India – BJP and Congress – have already laid into the way the Prime Minister of Pakistan absolutely denied Uri Attacks during his recent address at a session of [...]

#UriAttack: How Should India Respond to 18/9?

Post the bloody terror attack on an Indian Army Brigade location in Uri, earlier this month, wherein 18 soldiers were martyred and another 20 were seriously wounded, India has begun to respond by diplomatically shaming and isolating Pakistan at the UN General Assembly. Read : Indus Water Treaty Between India and Pakistan In the coming week, India’s foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj will be addressing the UNGA where she is expected to strongly rebut and expose [...]

Tamil Movie 'Visaranai' is India's Official Entry for Oscar Awards 2017

It is a moment of joy and pride for the Tamil Film Industry as well as the movie buffs in whole of India, as the thought provoking Tamil film ‘Visaranai’ has been selected as India’s official entry in the best foreign film category to the 2017 Academy Awards. The announcement was made on Thursday, 22 September. A jury at the Film Federation of India (FFI) has selected the national award winning, Tamil prison thriller, Visaranai [...]

Banjo Movie Review and Rating

Banjo – Too Discordant for the masses?   Movie Review Release Date: 23 September 2016 Starring: Riteish Deshmukh, Nargis Fakhri, Dharmesh Yelande, Mohan Kapoor, Rita Powers and Shruthi Mathur Directed by: Ravi Jadhav Produced by: Krishika Lulla Story: Kapil Sawant, Nikhil Mehrotra & Ravi Jadhav Music by: Vishal-Shekhar Duration: 2 hr 17 min Genre: Action, Drama, Musical Censor Rating: U/A About Movie Banjo Banjo is a Bollywood musical drama, starring Riteish Deshmukh and Nargis Fakhri [...]

Cabinet Approves Early Union Budget, Merger of Rail Budget

In what can be seen as doing away with a practice that has been in vogue since the colonial era (92 years to be precise), Indian Government has opted to merge union and railway budgets. This also means that from now on there is no need to have different Votes on Account, and Appropriation Bills and this will save plenty of time as well. Incidentally, this is one reform that a lot of experts had [...]

Crisis in Delhi: Is MCD incompetent to live up to health standards?

Delhi, popularly known as the City of Djinns, is the capital city of India, a city with the longest standing history; where even the Pandavas, as per mythology, had a dominant rule. Delhi has always been known for its intricate network of cultures and traditions, intertwined together to form one of the most vibrant and colourful cities of India. It has a wealth of architectural heritage with a rich history, and it would not be [...]

Working Conditions for Women in India - Worst in Delhi and Best in Sikkim

Sikkim has become the best destination for working women in India as per a report, which has also stated that Delhi has the worst conditions for the same group of individuals. This is an unfortunate finding, considering the latter’s status as the national capital, which is supposed to be the premier destination for each and every aspect of life. The report has been compiled by one of the leading thinktanks from the US – Center [...]

Amazon, Flipkat: The Big Festive Discounts are Coming

This festive season is going to be a bonanza for both consumers and sellers, all of whom are all gearing up to cash in on the pay hike to central government employees as per 7th Pay Commission and a good monsoon that is expected to bring a lot of cheer and cash to rural and agricultural households this year. In keeping with recent trends of increasing online purchases in Tier I, II and III markets [...]