Monthly archives: December 2015

The 'Roti-Bank' Concept Catches On, Here's India's Second Such Bank Which Feeds Over 500 People Every Day

It was 6 months back that we reported about India’s first ever ‘Roti-bank’ which aimed to feed the poor and needy. Though back then the idea sounded too novel to spread quickly, we are happy to report that the idea is quickly gaining ground.Here we find the second such institution in the city of Aurangabad, famous for its Ajanta-Ellora caves, for the poor.Here People can ‘deposit’ rotis and the poor, aged, […]

My success built on learning from failures: Satya Nadella

icrosoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella on Monday said that his successes are built on what he learnt from failures. In a brief but frank chat with young entrepreneurs at T-Hub, he shared his thoughts on how Microsoft plans to help startups, importance of last mile connectivity and failures. “It’s not about the failure, it’s about learning from the failures. Failure itself cannot be celebrated. When I think about my […]

7 steps to health and happiness: Delay lifestyle diseases by a decade

The end of the year is upon us and so is the pressure to make resolutions to do things that would make us healthier and happier. Since health is a prerequisite for happiness, here’s a seven-point checklist to prevent and delay lifestyle diseases by at least a decade, maybe two. 1. Keep blood pressure under 130/90 mmHg. High blood pressure (hypertension) is defined as a systolic (higher reading) blood pressure […]

IAS topper Ira Singhal's shocking story that makes our heads hang in shame

Ira Singhal, the IAS topper 2015, shared a moving post recently highlighting how apathetic have we become to others need. Narrating an incident in a Facebook post dated December 25 Ira wrote, she along with three of her friends was on her way to Delhi from Mussorie when they witnessed a horrible accident in Muradnagar, UP. She saw a Maruti rammed into a tractor and rushed to victim’s help. They […]

Clamorworld Exclusive: Hong Kong-A Medley Of Orient & Occident

If you ever doubted the powers of Feng Shui, a visit to Hong Kong is enough to put all those thoughts to rest. Right from the moment that you set foot into Hong Kong, the gush of positive energy is overwhelming. This ancient Chinese art of positioning objects and buildings in harmony with nature to bring good fortune is almost embodied in the natural existence of Hong Kong. Its geographical […]

Flood alerts remain in place after Greater Manchester hit by Boxing Day floods

Greater Manchester has been on flood alert after torrential rain throughout the night. Rivers across the region burst their banks with many roads closed. Homes were evacuated and thousands of people have been left without power. KEY EVENTS SO FAR 2 MINS AGOFlood warnings withdrawn 1 HOUR AGO10 flood warnings lifted 2 HOURS AGOOver 7,000 properties still without power in Greater Manches… 2 HOURS AGO5,000 homes still without power 2 […]

Delhi City's night shelters in a pathetic condition as mercury levels dip.

Delhi,As the festive mood envelopes the city in the last week of December, with most Dilliwallahs wishing for more chill to kick in, there are several ‘areas of darkness’ in the Capital where people are praying that the mercury doesn’t slide any further. For, they have no roof over their head, and those few who are provided with one by the government, they have to live in a dark, dingy […]

Music Video MY ROOM by Sirens of Shanti released

Toronto,Sirens of Shanti is an eclectic and energetic music project by Tony Singh (formerly of the Juno-nominated Punjabi by Nature). The project was spurred by what Tony felt was a void in the music industry. The music can be described as “global groove”: a blend of complex ragas and rhythms from various parts of Southeast Asia, the Middle East and the Caribbean, set to some heavy dance – sometimes industrial […]

10 Dates Benefits: From Improving Bone Health to Promoting Beautiful Skin

From the time it was discovered, which was thousands of years ago, dates were known to have healing powers. And while science has proved that for sure, we love to eat them mostly because of how delicious these dark fruits are. According to history, date palm is known to have come from what is now Iraq, however Egyptians were known to have made wine with dates a lot earlier as […]

The Picture Quote That Changed My Life (And I Accidentally Wrote It)

“Entrepreneurship is a form of art; it’s a form of expression. It lets you be who you want to be, it lets you inspire others to get behind a vision, and it allows you to give back in a way you’ve never given back before. It will test you; it will take every ounce of your energy and your emotion to succeed at it. Entrepreneurship can change the world. It’s […]