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Need a quick break ? Head to Kerela

The big city life does hit you every now and then. And then stress, tiredness, mood swings, depression strike you hard. There is only one sure shot way to overcome all this problem-just take a break, go on a short and a quick trip. It doesn’t have to be pre planned; the spur of the moment trip is really therapeutic. ... Read More »

Odisha renames Wheeler Island as Abdul Kalam Island

The Odisha government on Friday renamed the WheelerIsland in Bhadrak district as Abdul Kalam Island. “It’s a humble tribute to the People’s President. The WheelerIsland will henceforth be named as Abdul Kalam Island,” Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said. APJ Abdul Kalam had passed away at 83 in Meghalaya last month. He had suffered a massive cardiac arrest. Patnaik said the ... Read More »

Why there’s no end to labour woes in India? Few observations

The Narendra Modi government, in its bid to speed up industrialisation, has come up against yet more resistance, this time from labour and its trades unions. On September 2, a few million members of these unions went on a strike protesting against the reform of Chapter 5B of the Industrial Disputes Act and the Contract Labour Act. This is probably ... Read More »

Composer Aadesh Shrivastava dies of cancer

Bollywood singer-composer Aadesh Shrivastava, who was battling a relapsed cancer, passed away post midnight in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital in Mumbai. He was 51. Shrivastava had been undergoing cancer treatment at the hospital in Andheri for over 40 days. “Mr Aadesh Shrivastava (51) expired at 12.30 am on September 5, 2015 in Kokilaben Hospital due to cancer,” Dr Ram Narain ... Read More »

50 days of Baahubali: Hindi dubbed version of SS Rajamouli’s epic sets a new record

It’s been 50 days since SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus Baahubali hit the screens, but the multi-lingual film is still busy setting new records. From reaching Rs 300-crore mark to breaking the overseas records set by Bollywood hits like PK and Happy New Year, Baahubali has become the most-talked-about film of the year. The biggest blockbuster of the year so far ... Read More »

Comedy Nights Bachao A Threat To Comedy Nights With Kapil Show ?

Kapil Sharma has been the face of comedy since the inception of ‘Comedy Nights With Kapil’. The channel has also garnered loads of advantage because of Kapil Sharma’s comedy show and the popularity is also on the rise. However, Colors TV now seems to take on a different strategy by introducing one more comedy show on the channel. Kapil Sharma’s ... Read More »

Designer took 30,000 hours to build Shah Rukh Khan’s techno spaceship

When Bollywood Badshah Shah Rukh Khan sought a futuristic spaceship for himself, he called up DC Design, the famous design studio whom he has faith in. Trusted automobile designer Dilip Chhabria has been making vanity vans for SRK for a while now. And this time around, the actor wanted something extraordinary to bemarried into his already established product. Everyone, who ... Read More »

President Pranab Mukherjee to turn teacher on eve of Teachers Day

President Pranab Mukherjee will don the hat of a teacher on Friday and give lessons in political history to XI and XII graders of a Delhi school on the eve of Teachers Day. The scholarly President, who was a college teacher and a journalist before he plunged into the hurly burly of politics in 1969, will hold a joint class ... Read More »

One lakh Bihari DNA samples-hair and nail-being sent to PM Modi

Janata Dal (United) workers on Friday would be sending around one lakh DNA samples to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his 7RCR residence to fulfill the promise made by chief minister Nitish Kumar at the Swabhimaan Rally. “Till now we have collected around 10 lakh samples and seven lakh samples are on the way. We have will be sending 20 ... Read More »

CSE welcomes draft Delhi Solar Policy, says this is a step in the right direction

CSE welcomes Delhi government’s draft solar policy which makes installation of solar panels on government-owned, commercial and residential buildings mandatory. Delhi aims to achieve 1 GW of solar power by 2020 and 2 GW by 2025 catering to 21 per cent of peak load demand, according to the policy CSE has advocated for promotion of solar power and other renewable ... Read More »