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mobile obsession in india

Are Indians really obsessed with the mobile phone? The answer is a resounding yes, if one goes through Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers’ Internet Trends Report 2017. The report states that the dominance of the mobile phone in India is growing by leaps and bounds. India is just behind China in the use of the Internet. As of June 2016, there were 355 million internet users in India and 277 million broadband users as of March [...]

ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Champions Trophy, one of the biggest cricketing tournaments after the ICC World Cup, has begun at the Oval in London. The inaugural tournament of the ICC Champions Trophy, which is a one day international cricket tournament, was held in 1998 which saw South Africa emerging as the winners. Also referred to as the Mini World Cup by some people, the event is held approximately every two years and the last one, which was held in [...]

Income Tax Saving Tips

At the end of the financial year, employees get a reminder call from the accounts department to submit their investment proofs or else their income would be subject to tax. Every professional, who falls in the tax slab, has to pay income tax. However, if you want to cut down on some of the taxes, here are a few tips that would help you to do so. Exemptions/ reimbursements Exemptions and reimbursements are a good [...]

MS Dhoni Retires as India's Limited Overs Captain

Every cricket fan in India knew it was bound to happen, yet Dhoni’s stepping down as the captain of the ODI and Twenty20 team has broken many hearts. Dhoni, India’s most successful captain in limited overs, batsman and wicket-keeper, is one of the most popular sportsperson in India who transformed the team into a formidable power. The flamboyant batsman cum wicket-keeper made the announcement just days before India meets England in ODIs and T20s. Nevertheless, [...]

Najeeb Jung Resigns as LG

In an unexpected move Najeeb Jung, the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi has put in his papers. It now seems the people of Delhi would no longer have to witness the frequent and, at times, extremely bitter fights between the LG and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. This new development has taken a lot of people by surprise as Jung still has another one year and eight months left in office. It is unclear at the moment [...]

Tamil Nadu Election Results 2016

Jayalalithaa’s incredible victory in Tamil Nadu is an apt rebuff to the opinion polls that had predicted her defeat. Jayalalithaa has stormed back to power and what makes her victory important is the fact that she had been able to thwart the anti-incumbency factor – a trade mark of Tamil Nadu politics. She has been criticized for her handling of the Chennai floods. Even then, as compared to other parties, she has attracted the maximum [...]

Modi Degree Controversy

Narendra Modi once again finds himself in the thick of controversies. But this time, they have become too personal. The latest controversy involves Modi’s academic degrees. BJP’s attempts to show the PM’s degrees as genuine have been met with scepticism with the opposition calling them “fake” and accusing the PM of lying about his education. BJP displays PM’s certificates A press conference was held on Monday where Finance Minister Arun Jaitely and BJP president Amit [...]

Baaghi Movie Review

Release date: 29 April 2016 Starring: Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor, Sudheer Babu and Sunil Grover Directed by: Sabbir Khan Produced by: Sajid Nadiadwala Music composed by: Meet Bros, Amaal Mallik, Ankit Tiwari & Manj Musik Running time: 133 minutes About Baghi Tiger Shroff, the young actor who became the talk of the town with his debut performance in Heropanti opposite Kirti Sanon, is back. This time, he is seen as a martial art in his [...]

Metro Walk Delhi

Are you desperately waiting for the weekend to arrive so that you can sprint across to your favourite mall to indulge in shopping, fine dining, window shopping and simply to have loads of fun? Undoubtedly, Gurgaon and Noida are the Mecca of malls. But this weekend, we suggest you take a trip down to Rohini in North Delhi where you would come across the Metro Walk Mall and Amusement Park. Spread over a whopping 2,00,000 [...]

Gurgaon To Gurugram

What’s in a name? Juliet had opined in Shakespeare’s famous play – Romeo and Juliet referring to the fact that the importance of a person or a thing is not due to what it is called. But for the Union and state governments in India, names mean a lot. The governments have been on a name-changing spree and the past couple of years have seen names being changed to what the governments think reflect Indianess [...]