Category Archives: India

As Delhi is all geared up for winters, the air pollution index once again strikes the startling levels leaving the government and its citizens anxious and puzzled. Air pollution in Delhi has become a rising public concern, making the state one of the most researched city with much superfluous media attention. Despite possible measures being taken by the government and the Delhiites to curb air pollution, it seems uncontrollable. Over the last many years, Delhi’s [...]

  With just one day more to the biggest cultural extravaganza Durga Puja, India is ready to welcome Maa Durga with all the fervor and devotion. From dolling up in the most modish clothes and pandal hopping to enjoying the delectable delights, Durga Puja is nothing less than a carnival. For Durga Puja, it’s not just the cities which are getting decked up but also the Bengali community. Bengalis are already on a shopping spree [...]

In a world where beauty products made with natural ingredients are reigning the Indian markets, activated charcoal is yet another beauty miracle. Less acquainted to many, this beauty product has gained tremendous popularity in recent times. A good amount of commercial activated charcoal beauty products are available in the markets catering to almost everything, whether it is your skin, hair, or dental care. The advantage of natural beauty ingredients is massive. You can either buy [...]

Indians are all lost in the Navratri celebrations and tapping their feet on the sounds of dandiya and garba songs. The banging of the dhols and the clapping of the hands can be heard in every nook and corner of the country. The element of fun and excitement in India is not just limited to the festivals, there are a good amount of places in the country where its citizens can spend their weekends with [...]

October 12, 2018
Helicopter Eela Movie Review

Directed by Pradeep Sarkar Produced by Ajay Devgan, Jayantilal Gada, Aksshay Jayantilal Gada Written by Mitesh Shah (Dialogue) Screenplay by Mitesh Shah, Anand Gandhi Based on Beta Kaagdo by Anand Gandhi Starring Kajol, Riddhi Sen, Tota Roy Chowdhury, Neha Dhupia Music by Amit Trivedi, Raghav Sachar Cinematography Sirsha Ray Edited by Dharmendra Sharma   Movie Plot: Helicopter Eela is the story of a mother-son duo and ups and downs of their relationship. Based on the [...]

More often than not, it takes uncomfortable words to break uncomfortable silences. With a country like ours, it perhaps takes a lot more. After all, we are used to sliding off our dirt under the carpet. But, a new truth seems to be emerging in India alongside the #MeToo movement. It is not a pleasant truth to hear, of course, but nonetheless, it is entirely welcome and needed. So, what has the #MeToo movement done? [...]

Zika Virus – Causes, Symptoms, Detection, Effects and Prevention

Zika virus is a mosquito-borne flavivirus infection. It was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in the monkeys. Later, in 1952 the virus was identified in humans in Tanzania and Uganda. Currently, the outbreaks of the virus have been reported in Africa, America, Asia and the Pacific. Earlier, the Zika virus was restricted to the narrow equatorial belt from Africa to Asia but since 2007 it has started spreading eastward across the Pacific ocean. On [...]

Navratri is finally here!! The nine-day extravaganza is not just a festival in India but a sentiment, a time of festivity and paying of our gratitude to Goddess Durga. The madness of these auspicious nine days is beyond any explanation. From the sound of our claps and dandiya sticks to the sound of DJ, everyone is lost in the tempo of the music! Navratri is all about lights, colors, and beautiful attires. The country is [...]

On October 6, 2018, the Election Commission of India announced the dates of assembly elections of five states – Mizoram, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana. While the first four have their current government terms ending soon, Telangana will be having earlier elections following the dissolving of its state assembly. The polling will be conducted from November 12 to December 7. The state of Chhattisgarh will kickstart the elections with its first phase voting on [...]

16 Amazing Benefits of Bitter Gourd for Skin, Hair, and Health

Bitter Gourd, commonly known as Karela, is not liked by many due to its bitterness and strange appearance. But are you all aware that it has several benefits? Karela or Bitter Gourd is an excellent source of vitamins B1, B2, B3, and C. It also has rich iron and calcium content. Full of high dietary fiber, this bitter vegetable has magnesium, folate, phosphorus, zinc, and manganese too. Consuming it every day in moderate amount can [...]

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