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5 most famous books of Khushwant Singh

Khushwant Singh, a noted writer and journalist, died on March 20, 2014, due to cardiac arrest leaving behind a legacy of wonderful books for literature fanatics. Apart from being an Indian author, lawyer, diplomat, and journalist, Khushwant was a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India. Born in Hadali, Punjab, Singh worked as the editor of several literary and news magazines and contributed in maintaining peaceful relations [...]

March 2, 2018

  Cast: Anushka Sharma Directed by: Prosit Roy Produced by: Anushka Sharma, Karnesh Sharma, Prernaa Arora, Arjun N. Kapoor Production House: Clean Slate Films, KriArj Entertainment, Kyta Productions Written by: Prosit Roy, Abhishek Bannerjee Music: Anupam Roy Genre: Horror Plot: Pari, which is a supernatural thriller starring Anushka Sharma and Parambrata Chatterjee, is not like the usual Indian horror films in which you are going to hear a door creaking or see a crow sitting [...]

January 22, 2018
e-books vs paper books

  “Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.” –Vera Nazarian We’re not sure about the rest of the world but most Indians seem to agree. According to a news report from 2016, India is the sixth largest book market across the globe and is also the second largest among English speaking countries. About a year prior to the publication of this report, estimates suggested [...]

United Coffee House CP

While I was growing up, I heard stories about United Coffee House and, how once a month my parents, newly married and settling down in Delhi, went to watch a movie in Plaza, Odeon, Rivoli or Regal in Connaught Place and, post movie walk to either United Coffee House for Cona Coffee and Portuguese Fish or to Nirula’s for Fish Orly. I have a recall of going twice with my parents in late 70s and [...]

The Pavilion at Maurya

I can’t say I’ve childhood memories of ITC Maurya and its The Pavilion restaurant but, I can say my reminiscences go back 30 years or so. The Pavilion has changed many times over and it has expanded in terms of size from what it used to be way back in 1980s. For about three years or so I didn’t go to The Pavilion at all, it was kind of several bad experiences which led to [...]

AnnaMaya at Andaz Delhi

Hyatt is known, Andaz is not, especially not in India with all set of hotel goers and, team Andaz knows that. It looks like Andaz has bottomless PR budget doing wonders.  Its press coverage and media coverage got me committing myself a visit before the end of June. I went there this Wednesday and here is what I came back with – some excitement, some disappointment, a mixed bag. The Location: AnnaMaya is located inside [...]

  With temperatures soaring, people of Kolkata have been heading out to water parks with their families to beat the humidity and heat. Kolkata today boasts of three water parks that match the best in the country but also remain attractions for all associated activities, especially during summer vacations. We bring you the three best places where you can cool off the entire day. Aqua Marina Water Park, Hooghly Located just 1 km away from [...]

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 [...]

Gadgets Review 2016

Technology is driving gadgets and gadgets are driving consumer demand. 2016 was yet another year full of exciting gadget launches that demonstrated the best in technology application. The Indian consumer, especially the younger generation of gadget users, have become very aware of the latest in tech developments, and are seeking out products the moment they hit the market. Here is a list out some of the Best Gadgets of 2016 that saw tremendous consumer response. [...]

10 best laptops under rs 30000 in india

To help you on your search we have gathered a conclusive list of laptops under the Rs 30,000 price point. This particular range has some great options and we bring you the best picks! As a potential buyer, evaluating the best deal in laptops under Rs 30,000, you need to be clear about your priority in terms of features and then see what’s the best price fit, rather than the other way around. While building [...]