Monthly archives: October 2015


A Panchayat Meeting in an MP Village Was Concentrating Only on Men. Till These Women Walked In.

Women from a Self Help Group in Gopipur Village of Madhya Pradesh know the right way in which their voices will be heard. With their questions, and confident stand, the village is slowly moving towards development and change. Watch as they fight for their rights. In the small village of Gopipur, located at a distance of 6km from Kamlapur (Tehsil Bagli), in Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh, the Gram Sabha […]

Ridley Scott and Google team up with Anurag Kashyap for film project 'India in a day'

The Martian director Ridley Scott is collaborating with top Indian film directors like Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar, R Balki and Shekhar Kapur and Canadian movie helmer Richie Mehta for a film project titled India in a Day that aims to capture the essence of the country in 24 hours. The multinational technology giant Google has partnered with the filmmakers for the documentary that asks everyone across India to grab a […]

A journey to the blue city of Jodhpur

Around the majestic Mehrangarh fort’s feet, Jodhpur unfolds into a jumble of blue-hued houses, medieval buildings and winding streets. The graceful palaces, forts and temples strewn throughout the city bring alive its famed historic grandeur. Azure houses Set in stark contrast against the harsh backdrop of the Thar, the azure-painted houses in Jodhpur have earned it the nickname ‘The Blue City’. There are several stories behind the city’s unique colour. […]

Breast Cancer Awareness: Seven common myths busted!

Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of the dreaded disease. Although awareness of the risks related to breast cancer is on the rise, there are various myths that people carry around. While there are certain risk factors like genetics that cannot be changed, many lifestyle changes can aid in breast cancer prevention. However, being misinformed can obstruct you from recognizing the signs and minimizing the risk of […]


Prem Ratan Dhan Payo trailer: It's a Salman Khan-glorifying fiesta trying to be a family drama

In a way, the trailer of Salman Khan’s next film Prem Ratan Dhan Payo is slightly deceptive. For the first 40 to 45 seconds of the trailer, you’ll see some beautiful shots of colourful palaces which look a lot like the ones in Rajasthan while a female singer sings beautiful lines, giving the trailer a mysterious feel. Could it be? Could the word ‘mysterious’ actually be used to describe a […]

BREAKING;Russia Makes Massive Military Move, Makes Stunning Demand To America

On Wednesday, Russia launched its first air strike in Syria and has told the United States to get out of its way, according to a U.S. official. Russian bombers attacked targets in Homs. It was unclear which of the rebel groups fighting Syria’s government was the target. As the strikes were taking place, Russia’s government formally approved a request from President Vladimir Putin to authorize the use of Russian troops […]

How a once-famous dancer now suffers in utter penury

Tara Balgopal, 80, was one of India’s most loved danseuse, honouring whom the government had released a postal stamp in 1975. She was one of the most famous performers of Kathak, Kathakali and Bharatanatyam in the country. But Balgopal now only has a copy of the stamp to live with. Her financial condition is miserable and she has received none of the benefits that usually come with artistic fame. In […]

Sushma Swaraj Hurls A Direct Attack At Pakistan, Time For The World Forum To Act

The UN honoured Mahatma Gandhi’s message of ‘ahimsa’ by marking his birthday as World Non-violence day, yet on this day that one fact that continues to bother Governments world over is terrorism, Violence! In that context perhaps,  Sushma Swaraj’s speech at UN on Thursday is particularly interesting. It was a very focussed and pointed hit at Pakistan at the UN By India’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj against the acts […]

Mahatma Gandhi: Six things you didn’t know about him

Mahatma Gandhi, born as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on October 02, 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat, is one of the immortals the world would never forget. He led millions of Indians with persistence during their struggle against British rule. His teachings are etched on memories of his followers. Here are a few things you probably did not know about Gandhi: Gandhi Jayanti, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, is celebrated worldwide as the […]

10 Killed in Shooting at Oregon's Umpqua Community College

    Investigators wouldn’t say whether Mercer was included in the 10, and they said none of the victims would be identified for at least 24 hours. Law enforcement sources said that Mercer’s connection to the college, where he wasn’t a student, remained unclear. Multiple law enforcement sources told NBC News that four weapons were recovered from the scene in Roseburg, in the southwest corner of the state about 60 […]