Category Archives: India

Boarding Schools in India

Some of the best-known and best-ranked schools in India are boarding schools. These schools have produced some of the brightest academic talents, sportsmen, and administrators in the country. Here is a list of the top 5 boarding schools in the country ranked on the basis of their academics, sporting tradition, culture and extracurricular activities, discipline, community service, infrastructure, and overall development of the pupils. Admission to most boarding schools in India is granted if the [...]

womens world cup 2017

  India face England in the final of 2017 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup and this is a major chance for the team to create history. Ever since the tournament was held in 1973 two teams have always been dominant – Australia and England. New Zealand remains the only team to have won the World Cup other than these two teams when it lifted the trophy in 2000. The final lineup for the tournament is [...]

jio phone

Reliance Jio has brought out a 4G feature phone and that too for almost next to nothing. Reliance has named it JioPhone. It was unveiled on July 21 by Mukesh Ambani, owner of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). The aforementioned deposit means that the owner will basically be paying nothing for the phone. Some experts are also saying that this would cause some disruption to the Indian telephony system yet again and would change its very [...]

independence day essay

“Give me your blood and I will give you independence (freedom)” – Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Our country, India, is an ancient land with a glorious history. Our free spirit, futuristic ideas, rich traditions, and teeming prosperity made India a coveted land. We traded in gold, spices, indigo, and textiles. It is perhaps this wealth and industry that brought invaders throughout the medieval ages. In the 1600s when Britain’s ambitious colonialism reached out far into [...]

mAdhaar app

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has come out with a new mobile app named mAadhaar. By installing this in smartphones people would no longer need to take their Aadhaar cards with them in their wallets. People who install this app on their phone would have every necessary demographic detail that is there in their Aadhaar cards in their smartphone itself. This would include information such as name, gender, date of birth, and address along [...]

lipstick under my burkha movie review

Let’s face it – a highly controversial film, a feminist theme, an “A” certification that came after a long struggle, the very mention of “burkha” – curiosity naturally runs high! So let us delve straight into the heart of Lipstick Under My Burkha without any dillydallying. The theme is a very bold one and Alankrita Shrivastava does complete justice to it. Cast – Konkona Sen Sharma, Ratna Pathak, Aahana Kumra, Plabita Borthakur, Sushant Singh, Vaibhav [...]

Raksha Bandhan Songs

Raksha Bandhan is a festival that celebrates the bond of love between siblings. Bollywood has since time immemorial included this aspect of the brother and sister bond in most of the storylines, where the silver screen protagonist depicts the love of a brother, and the extent that he will go in protecting her from the evils of the society as well as safeguarding her future. Invariably, this bond is depicted through a song sequence, and [...]

Presidential Election 2017 Result

Ram Nath Kovind, who has earlier served as the Governor of Bihar, is set to be elected to the post of India’s President. The election was held on July 17 and counting of votes started at 11 am today (July 20). The results of the election will be out by 5 pm today itself. Pranab Mukherjee, the incumbent, would leave office on July 25. Even though a formal announcement is yet to be made in [...]

Non IIT Engineering Colleges in India Apart

We all dream of being the best that we can be in our lives and one way of achieving it is to study in the best institutes. In India, students who dream of being successful engineers one day, aim to study in IITs (Indian Institutes of Technology) and NITs (National Institutes of Technology). However, not all of us can always get through these. But we must not lose hope just because we did not get [...]

fee waiver scheme by delhi govt

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who is also Education Minister of Delhi, on Tuesday, 18 July, 2017, announced a merit-cum-scholarship scheme for students getting admission in any of the State Universities of Delhi, including Ambedkar University, starting from the academic session 2017-18. The AAP Government has decided to waive off 100% fees for students who come from families belonging to the BPL ( Below Poverty Line), and 25-50% waiver for students coming from families [...]