Monthly archives: November 2015

5 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Stay Motivated

Being an entrepreneur means signing up for a great deal of stress and a great deal of responsibility as you look to build your very own company from the ground up. In order to be a successful entrepreneur you not only need to have the right idea and the right work ethic to get your company off the ground, but you also need to be able to stay motivated. The […]

Maharashtra: 15-year-old from Nashik still awaits a donor heart

It’s been almost six months and Nashik’s Nakul Chavan (15) is still waiting for a donor heart. Nakul was diagnosed with an end-stage heart disease and the only way out of it is a heart transplant. His family is hoping for the best but thanks to lack of a cadaver donation programme or any awareness in the state they are yet to see the light of the day. Nakul was […]

There are six goalposts for success that anyone can achieve, says R Gopalakrishnan of Tata Sons in his new book

How do you ensure that you meet with success in all spheres of your life? Only if there were some quick fix-it for that question. R Gopalakrishnan, non-executive director of Tata Sons and an author of several books, has come out with his latest book SIX LENSES – Vignettes of Success, Career and Relationships, that places the answer to the query to finding the right niche that one can slide […]


Download films, video games in seconds; this technology is 100 times faster than Wi-fi

If you can download files, movies and video games in a lightening-speed, internet will really be a joy, won’t it? A new technology called light fidelity (Li-Fi) can achieve speed of 1GBps, making it 100 times faster than the speed of regular Wi-fi. Harald Haas, Chair of Mobile Communications, at the University of Edinburgh, is the brain behind this Li-Fi project. Haas, by flickering the light from an LED shows […]


4 Indian Films Are Competing for UNESCO’s Prestigious Fellini Medal

Every year, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), gives the Fellini medal to a film that reflects the world agency’s ideals. The Federico Fellini Gold Medal was created by UNESCO in 1995 to pay tribute to major figures in the film industry. And for the first time, the event is being organized in India at the ongoing 46th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), being held in […]

Dr. Verghese Kurien: The Taste of India

Dr. Verghese Kurien: The Taste of India Did you know that India’s very own ‘doodhwala’ (milkman) Dr. Verghese Kurien never drank milk! Were he alive now, he would have been highly tickled to have a doodle of him leisurely milking a buffalo presented to him by Google on his 94th birthday. Single-handedly catapulting India into the world map as the largest milk producer, the father of the ‘White Revolution’ in […]

A concrete jungle that you would actually want to live in: The spectacular Flower Tower in Paris is completely concealed by hundreds of potted bamboo plants

The 10-storey accommodation is lined with 380 pots of dense bamboo plant which is said to be allergy friendly. While it may look like the pots are precariously balanced on the balconies, they are embedded into the structure. Designer Edouard François said the foliage was selected for the noise created when the leaves rustle in the wind. If you suffer from hay fever you may initially think this flower pot-covered […]

9 Health Benefits Of Drinking Water From A Copper Cup

We usually drink water from a glass, porcelain or steel cup on a daily basis. B However, have you ever thought of drinking water from a copper cup? If no, start drinking your water from a copper cup daily, as copper has immense health benefits associated with it. A copper cup looks classy, unique and traditional, apart from having many health benefits. For this, you have to keep water in […]

This Young Farmer From Bihar Is Growing World Record Amounts Of Rice

Sumant Kumar, a young farmer from Darveshpura, Bihar has turned the agriculture world upside down with 22.4 tonnes of rice grown on one hectare of land without using any herbicides. It was recorded as a world record after beating 19.4 tonnes achieved by the “father of rice”, the Chinese agriculture scientist Yuan Lingpong. The exceptional achievement has inspired many others in and around his village. Some farmers who have adopted […]

Spirituality: Chant Dhanvantri Mantra for healing, good health

Faith in God and Goddesses help us in finding solutions to our day to day problems. Each mantra in Hinduism has great significance and by chanting them with utmost devotion, we derive strength to swim against the current. Dhanvantri – an incarnation of Lord Vishnu – is the God of medicines. By chanting the Dhanvantri Mantra, we can rid ourselves of all ailments, illness and sufferings. It is imperative that […]