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I am from Kolkata. Like any other Bengali I love my fish, eggs and bhaat and sweets but I also feel proud to be a part of the biggest melting pot of the world - India. It is true that I need to go a long way before I finally call it a day but I have come some way and am sure will travel further. Cheers :)

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Opinion Polls 2017

Recently, a number of opinion polls were conducted in order to find out the possible results for the ensuing assembly elections in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh (UP). In a survey done by India Today and Axis, it has been predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would be winning by a considerably-big margin in UP, regarded by many as politically the most important state in India. This opinion poll had been conducted from October to [...]


In what may be regarded as a major decision, the Supreme Court has removed Anurag Thakur and Ajay Shirke from their respective positions at the very top of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Thakur had been serving as President and Shirke was the BCCI Secretary. The major reason cited in this case – as had been expected by so many leading up to the decision – was the organization’s failure in [...]


Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed India on December 31 and largely discussed the success of the demonetization initiative. As many would remember, on November 8, 2016, the Indian Government had announced it was taking back the old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes, and introducing new notes of Rs 500 and Rs 2000. Soon after that, PM Modi had dropped hints that he would be bringing in some more changes – sweeping at that [...]


Akhilesh Yadav, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, has been shown the door from Samajwadi Party (SP) by his father and party supremo, Mulayam Singh Yadav. This happened on December 30 and has effectively come as a bolt from the blue. The state is supposed to go into elections soon enough and therefore, such a decision was entirely unexpected. Now, the UP CM has been talking to legislators in his party at his Lucknow residence [...]

Snow City Bangalore

Snow City, Bengaluru is one of the newest attractions of the Garden City. This indoor snow-themed park occupies an area of 12,500 sq feet and is a part of the Fun World Complex. The park stays open each and every day of a week from 10 AM to 8 PM. It is a fine place to spend some quality time with your near and dear ones. No matter when you visit you will always see [...]


Ravichandran Ashwin has capped off a marvellous year by becoming the ICC Player of the Year as well as ICC Test Player of the Year for 2016 on December 22. He becomes the third Indian to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy following Rahul Dravid in 2004 and Sachin Tendulkar in 2010. The voting period in consideration for the award was September 14, 2015 to September 20, 2016. Ashwin has played eight tests this year [...]


  These days in India, and around the world, people are using artificial intelligence (AI) in order to look through numbers and data and then understand and group them together into a more coherent whole so that they may be utilized better. In fact, it is being said that the technology is heading towards all-pervasive usage at a rate of knots. The term AI itself can be defined as an effort to get computers to [...]

Famous Personalities of India

  The year 2016 has ended on a tumultuous note for the country even as it recovers from the shock of demonetization, which can easily be called the most polarizing decision taken this year. However, the year has not been all bleak as many may wish to believe – on the security front India has been able to reply in kind to the terror attacks emanating from Pakistan, to the extent where allegedly its Defence [...]


The Indian Government has come up with an initiative in order to encourage digital modes of payment and it consists of a couple of components – Lucky Grahak Yojana and the Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana. The scheme is expected to reward both merchants and consumers who use digital payments for expenses related to personal consumption. It aims to bring into the fold the poor people, the small businesses and the lower middle class. The National Payment [...]


Sweden is where Smorgasbord was born and it is a country that is famed for its flat-pack home décor which is powered by solar energy, now the energy of choice for most countries around the world. However, it is facing a bit of bad situation of late. The Scandinavian nation of around 9.8 million people is known to be one of the cleanest of its kind in the world. It is also known for using [...]