Monthly archives: September 2015

India is perceived as the land of Kamasutra, thanks to Khajuraho

Spread across the dusty old Khajuraho town in Madhya Pradesh, its temples don’t just represent architectural finesse and stand as chronicles of time, but also contribute to a large extent to the way India is perceived by the rest of the world – as the land of the Kamasutra, although the book was written much ahead of time. As one visits these temples, one is overwhelmed by not just the […]

Indian Billionaire Behind UK Shareholder Rebellion: Report

London: A Dubai-based Indian billionaire is reportedly behind a shareholder rebellion at one of Britain’s major fashion retailers, a media report said on Sunday. Mukesh “Micky” Jagtiani, an Indian-born former London taxi driver who now runs a sprawling retail empire from the Middle East, and two other investors are pushing for a board shake-up at UK-based Debenhams, ‘The Sunday Times’ reported. Milestone Resources, the holding company for Mr Jagtiani, has […]

A Man Who Is Fasting For 253 Days And Government Doesn’t Want You To Know

Yesterday, Panjab police arrived in large numbers and cordoned off Bapu Surat Singh’s home in Hassanpur. An ambulance remained outside until the early hours of the night, increasing the threat that Bapu Ji may once again be forcibly removed and taken to hospital. Since January 16, 2015, Surat Singh Khalsa, an 83-year-old activist, has been on a fast-unto-death seeking release of Sikh prisoners who have completed their full jail terms […]

Modi Mania In Silicon Valley

Whether you are a Modi supporter or not, let’s face it, when Mr Narendra Modi addressed Silicon Valley at the SAP Centre in San Jose, he had us all glued to the screen. As he took forward his vision of ‘Digital India’, the who’s who of the technology world were captivated by his charisma, there are many who could not help a drop or two of tear as he spoke […]

Do Not Ever Fight With Your Desires and Passions

It is generally attributed to Gautama Buddha that he said “desirelessness.” When he said “desirelessness,” he is not stupid to think that people can exist here without desire. He knows that without desire there is no existence. You wanting to be desireless itself is a big desire. What being desireless means is that you have no identification with your desires. Desires are just things that you play with. Without desire, […]


Why do we use the pincode? This video explains what those six digits stand for

It’s something people use each time they write their address for delivery by post. But most of the people also actually don’t know what it means. We’re talking about the pincode. We all know that more often than not, the pincode is mandatory in the address and we’d probably have a hard time sending any letter or package anywhere without it. But what does the pincode mean? Why do we need […]

Mark Zuckerberg changes his profile picture to Indian tricolour to support Digital India​

Showing support for Digital India, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg changed his Facebook profile picture to Indian tricolour. Zuckerberg has written in the caption of the photo, “I changed my profile picture to support Digital India, the Indian government’s effort to connect rural communities to the internet and give people access to more services online. Looking forward to discussing this with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Facebook today. Show your support […]

Was Lal Bahadur Shastri poisoned in Russia? Son urges declassification of files

New Delhi: As the country debates on death mystery of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri’s son Anil Shastri, Saturday, urged the central government to declassify the files related to his father’s death. While urging the NDA government to order a probe into Shastri’s death, Anil Shastri, a member of Congress, told news agency ANI that many people think his father’s death was not natural as […]

Almond Milk: Benefits, Uses and How to Make It At Home

The choice to eliminate cow’s milk, from one’s diet, is a personal one – but finding an alternative can be a little tougher; so we’ve put down some of the benefits of almond milk, to make that choice a little easier. Milk allergies, or lactose intolerance is not an uncommon problem – complaints cover digestive issues (bloating, gas, even diarrhea) to skin concerns. Some people react to the enzymes or […]

5 Destinations You Should Never Visit With Family

Family vacation or a quick getaway with friends, are both means of an escapade from the monotony of life. I’m sure with the onset of summer; the first thing that you do is getting started with planning an elaborate vacation. With beautiful places to explore and spend quality time with your loved ones, you wouldn’t want anything to go wrong. I’ve often heard people tell tales about how their family […]