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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, [...]

mahavir-singh-phogat

Anyone who closely follows Hindi films and Bollywood news will tell you this – Aamir Khan, at least in his modern avatar, is quite a perfectionist. He believes in making films which are quite out of the ordinary. One of the most important criteria for Aamir to pick a movie seems to be the social message involved in the story. Taare Zameen Par, 3 Idiots, and PK are proof enough that Aamir Khan believes in [...]

2016 sporting moment

As 2016 comes to an end, India can celebrate yet another year of sporting achievement. Its sportspersons have done the nation proud with some very inspiring performances and continue to stand up as role models for the younger generation. 2016 will also be remembered as a year when women outperformed men in many sports and took charge in holding up the Indian flag. Another positive fallout has been the recognition that various past and existing [...]

dangal-movie

Starring: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Girish Kulkarni, Aparshakti Khurrana Directed by: Nitesh Tiwari Produced by: Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao, Siddharth Roy Kapur Music by: Pritam Production company: Walt Disney Pictures, Aamir Khan Productions, UTV Motion Pictures Duration: 2 hours 41 minutes Genre: Drama/Biography/Sports Censor Rating: U Dangal – Aamir’s Best Yet? Given the release of Salman Khan’s Sultan and its smashing success, not many Bollywood stars would have queued up [...]

najeeb-jung-resigns-as-lieutenant-governor-of-delhi

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 [...]

pravasi-bharatiya-divas

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Luis Santos da Costa, an Indian origin leader, is going to be the Chief Guest at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), to be held from January 7 to 9, 2017, in Bengaluru. More than 3000 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from across the world are expected to attend the three-day conclave. It is taking place at a time when demonetization of high valued currency notes has ushered in a sort of economic revolution [...]

year in review of business events

The year 2016 was critically important in determining India’s economic growth; while some business events ensured economic destabilisation of an entire country, others forecasted robust growth momentum supported by expectations of a rebound in the economy. All in all, this year India has seen tremendous advances on the economic front. From strengthening international economic alliances to sustaining a growth rate of over 7.5 percent in the midst of a bleak global economy, our country has [...]

chinnamma sasikala

Push has started coming from within the AIADMK for making V K Sasikala, aid of Jayalalithaa, as the next General Secretary of the party. Even Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has endorsed the stand of AIADMK workers for elevating Sasikala to the party chief’s post. In that way, mists around the selection of the Dravidian party’s top leader have started rolling away. Across the regional parties, especially where it is one-man or one-woman show, [...]

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Here is a list of some of the highly anticipated movie releases of 2017. So, which one are you waiting for with bated breath? Raees Raees is a thriller. Yes, we did mean the genre but the SRK action flick has kept the fans excited ever since the trailer was released. Set to release on January 25, 2017, Raees also stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Mahira Khan and is Rahul Dholakia’s directorial venture. Raees is a [...]

Sushma-Swaraj's-Kidney-Transplant-Surgery

Over the past two decades the merger of medicine and technology has allowed physicians to better diagnose and treat their patients as in comparison to the beginning of the professional practice of medicine. Continuous development of technology in the medical field has helped save countless lives, and the innovations have played a crucial role in sustaining life as well as improve the overall quality of life. Of all the advancement in medical technology, organ transplant [...]