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Rangoon Movie Review

Vishal Bhardwaj’s latest flick, Rangoon has been 11 years in the making now. Slated for production right after his highly acclaimed hit, Omkara, this movie has broken past many hurdles to find its place at the box office. Even since the start of shoot in November 2015, Rangoon had run up against many roadblocks. And now that it has hit the silver screen, is this period piece worth your wallet? Let’s find out. Movie – [...]

Telangana-CM-Offers-Gold-Worth-Over-Rs-5-Cr-to-Tirupati

Politics of appeasement took centre stage yet again when, earlier this week, Chief Minister of India’s youngest state Telangana, donated Rs 5.5 crore worth of state-owned jewellery to the famous Tirupati Temple in Tirumala. The move was apparently a fulfilment of his promise made during the agitation for an independent Telangana, wherein he publicly took a vow to donate jewellery to the Tirupati temple along with several other temples, once the state won recognition. He [...]

Delhi and Patna: Among Most Polluted Cities

On one hand we have the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the Indian space agency that took the country into a world record last week, by launching a record 104 satellites in one go; and then we have cities like Delhi, India’s capital, along with Patna, Bihar’s capital, that have let India down by being recognised as among the most polluted cities in the world, as per the latest report published in the journal, ‘The [...]

Do You Think That India Should Give Up Kashmir?

Since 1947 Pakistan has been obsessed with getting Kashmir, the entire region, to be part of Pakistan and it is now time for India to offer it to them on a platter. This is the only way there will be peace and tranquility in Kashmir, and Pakistan will finally be able to achieve Islamic utopia that Jinnah so ambitiously envisioned. After all, Pakistan was meant to be a land of Islamic brotherhood and peace, where [...]

OPPO A57 new Selfie Centric Smartphone in India

  OPPO has had a good run in India and 2016 was a good year for the company. OPPO has positioned itself as a selfie-centric smartphone maker and has been riding the smartphone wave in India. The company is now all set to launch the OPPO A57 in India on 3 February after a successful opening in China in November 2016. OPPO A57 is a phone that is going to delight selfie lovers and OPPO [...]

68th Republic Day Celebration of India

This year, the Republic Day will be celebrated on a Thursday and it would be the 68th occasion that the momentous day is observed by people around the country. As many would know, it is one of the secular festivals of the country, which also makes it a proper representative of the country’s secular fabric. It is celebrated in order to commemorate the day when India’s Constitution came into being. Coming as it did in [...]

BJP Ahead- Tread Slowly Samajwadi Party and Congress

“Politics makes strange bedfellows”, they say. Where better can you witness the entire gamut of political drama, alliances, enmity and high intrigue than in the world of Indian politics? And at the heart of the Indian election scenario is the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. With over 200 million people, UP is one of the most populated states in the country. This also means that it has the highest number of Lok Sabha seats (80 [...]

Ramayana & Mahabharata to be part of School Curriculum

During his speaking session, on his recently published book ‘Remembering the Raj’, at Jaipur Literary Festival on Sunday, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that including the great Indian Epics such as the Mahabharata and the Ramayana in the curriculum was in fact a very important change that the Education System in India should look into. The inclusion of these epics would make the younger generation of India more aware of the country’s rich literary past [...]

India Cricket Team's Match Schedule 2017

It is the start of the year and the Indian men’s cricket team already gave plenty of moments to cheer for the avid Indian fans. The year started with a hard-fought series win against West Indies in their backyard followed by consecutive home series wins against New Zealand and England in rather convincing fashion. The team ended as the top-ranked test team. Not that long ago, on the limited overs front, though it lost the [...]

Best-Tourist-Destinations-in-2016

The year 2016 saw steady interest in travel and tourism within India, driven largely by domestic tourists. International tourists, too, continued to arrive in greater numbers taking advantage of a weaker rupee. Here is our list of some of the interesting and popular tourist sites, by category, in India for 2016. #Adventure 2016 showed India’s increasing interest in adventure-related tourism, with people wanting to experience different kinds of adventure sports. Trekking has traditionally been popular, [...]