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Tata is India's Number one brand

The Indian multinational conglomerate holding company, Tata, is the most valuable brand in India, as per the 2016 Brand Finance report. Founded in 1868 by Jamshedji Tata, the company topped the list of India’s 100 most valuable brands at an estimated value of $13.7 billion. However, though Tata managed to retain its topmost position as the most valuable company of India, its brand value did take a plunge by 11%. The reasons for this plunge [...]

Two Days Trip To Bangalore

Have weekend, will travel? Bengaluru or Bangalore is a futuristic city with a cultural heart. Globalisation came a-knocking on Bengaluru’s doors in the late 20th century. In the IT capital of India, Victorian-era bungalows still lurk in the shadows of high-rises and hip cosmopolitan crowd bows before deities on their way to work for million dollar start-ups. The traffic-congested streets wind its way through narrow alleys of spice markets which are plastered with flashy Kannada cinema [...]

The BJPs Dalit Dilemma

What is BJP’s real position on Dalits? Does the party want to win over them or does it want to win in spite of them? These are some of the questions the nation is asking and most of all Dalits themselves, a community still seeking an equitable and just existence in a lop-sided and biased social structure. Narendra Modi-led juggernaut that brought the BJP into power in 2014 would not have been possible had it [...]

July 22, 2016
Kabali Movie Review and Rating

Release Date: 22 July 2016 Starring: Rajinikanth, Radhika Apte and Winston Chao Directed by: Pa. Ranjith Produced by: Kalaipuli S. Thanu Story: Pa. Ranjith Music by: Santhosh Narayanan Duration: 2 hr 33 min Genre: Action, Crime, Drama Censor Rating: U About Movie Kabali After having completed a spectacular 40 years in the film industry, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth is back with his next movie titled “Kabali”. While the worldwide fans of Rajinikanth are celebrating his 40 [...]

July 22, 2016
Madaari Movie Review and Rating

Release Date: 22 July 2016 Starring: Irrfan Khan, Jimmy Shergill, Vishesh Bansal, Tushar Dalvi, Nitesh Pandey and Sadhil Kapoor Directed by: Nishikant Kamat Produced by: Irrfan Khan, Shailesh Singh, Madan Paliwal, Sutapa Sikdar and Shailija Kejriwal Story: Shailija Kejriwal Music by: Vishal Bhardwaj, Sunny-Inder Bawra Duration: 2 hr 14 min Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama Censor Rating: U/A About Movie Madaari As the third directorial venture of Nishikant Kamat after ‘Drishyam’ and ‘Rocky Handsome’, Madaaari is [...]

Rohit Khandelwal Won the Title of Mr. World 2016

Rohit Khandelwal from India recently won the prestigious Mr. World 2016 Male beauty pageant held at the UK. He is already a well-known actor, model, and television personality in India and there is no doubt that this international honour will catapult him to greater things in life. With this title he also becomes the first Indian – and the first Asian as well – to have held the title. The pageant was organized at Southport [...]

Delhi Metro to Join Global Elite Urban Network Club by 2020

There’s great news for citizens of Delhi. The state government has given the go ahead for launching Phase-IV of the Delhi Metro that will see the metro rail network add another 106 km to existing lines and take the service to outer areas of Delhi including Narela, Bawana, parts of Old Delhi and also offer alternate connectivity to Terminal – 1 at the airport. Expected to be complete by end 2020, Phase-IV will also see [...]

Options Other Than Delhi University

With the results of the Class 12 boards having been published in March, 2016, students have been waiting with bated breath for the Cut-offs for one of the most coveted universities, Delhi University (DU). The fifth and the final cut off list for the colleges under the purview of DU has been published. And again, soaring DU cut-offs snip college-going dreams of many students. While the first cut-off announced on 29th June, 2016, had almost [...]

Indian Army Ranks and Recruitment Process

The one organization that stays in the forefront when it comes to serving the nation, both in wartime and in peace, is the Indian Army. The Indian Army, with its impressive performance, is the third largest standing army in the world with over 1,325,000 active troops and 2,143,000 reserve troops. Each year over a lakh candidates apply for GD (General Duty) and thousands for entry into commissioned ranks. Here’s a snapshot of the various ranks [...]

Three Indian sites make it to UNESCO's World Heritage List

The World Heritage Committee (WHC) of UNESCO has included 3 sites from India in the list of World Heritage Sites of the world. This is a major honour for India. One of these sites is the Khangchendzonga National Park – KNP – of Sikkim. The two other sites are in Chandigarh and Bihar. The announcements were made during WHC’s 40th session, which was organized recently at Istanbul, Turkey, reeling presently from the effects of the [...]