Monthly archives: February 2016


Barley, the ancient grain, may not score as high compared to the popularity of other grains, but its health benefits are aplenty. It is not without reason considered to be a superfood. For years it has been used by many communities to make breads and porridge to savour the essential nutrients.     A recent study done by Lund University in Sweden states that eating a special mixture of dietary […]

Canada PM Trudeau to create history by marching in gay pride parade

Justin Trudeau will become the first Canadian Prime Minister ever to take part in a pride parade organised by the LGBT community in Toronto. “This year’s Parade will make Canadian history, with Justin Trudeau participating as the first ever sitting Prime Minister to march,” Pride Toronto said in a statement on Monday. Trudeau, responding to Pride Toronto’s announcement on social media, tweeted saying “Very much look forward to being there […]

Love aaj, kal rape?

If you love her and leave her, have you raped her? In a world where a woman meets a man on equal terms, can a reciprocal sexual act be later framed as rape? British hockey player Ashpal Kaur has accused the Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh of sexual harassment and attempt to rape. In her version, he promised to marry her, had a long relationship with her, forced her into […]

Clamorworld Exclusive: Jat Agitation Continues, Futility Of Reservation Highlighted

It’s the eighth day of violence across Haryana as Jats continue their agitation demanding reservation. After a brief lull on Sunday, the situation has again become tense as news of fresh death poured in. As the Centre and the state grappled to bring the situation under control and the death toll nears 20, the state Government has finally decided to bring a bill granting reservation to the Jats in the […]

Facebook's Zuckerberg 'Sympathetic' With Apple In Fight With US Authorities

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday he was “sympathetic” with Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook in his stand-off with the US government over breaking into the iPhone of a mass shooter. “I don’t think that requiring back doors to encryption is either going to be an effective thing to increase security or is really the right thing to do. We are pretty sympathetic to Tim and Apple,” he said […]


Watch: Terrific 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' trailer!

Filmmaker Zack Snyder’s upcoming Superhero flick ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ is a must-watch for DC Comics fans. The trailer has been released and what a spell-binding streak in continues to engage us in. The venture has an ensemble cast with the likes of Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter, and Gal Gadot in pivotal parts. Interestingly, the film […]


Bengaluru production company makes life documentary on scholar MM Kalburgi

“Margakke Saavilla”, a documentary on the life of Kannada scholar and rationalist M M Kalburgi, who was murdered by two unknown men on August 30, 2015. The documentary, which will be finished by the third week of February 2016, will be released in Kannada with English subtitles. “Margakke Saavilla” is being funded by Kalburgi’s student Shashidhar Thodkar in Dharwad. It features over 50 resource persons including Kalburgi’s family members and, […]

JNU row: What's wrong in prosecuting those who insult the 'Idea of India'?

We all agree that India is one of the worst victims of terrorism in the world. We also agree that this terrorism is aided and abetted from across the border. Yet, we have a section of people in our country which believes that those who publically advocate dismemberment of India should be treated with kid-gloves. Can we afford to be so ignorant that we would allow these people to create […]

3 Dangers You Need To Be Aware Of As An Entrepreneur

Starting a business is not easy. From ideas to implementation, there are struggles that cloud our minds day in and day out. You are taking a risk. A huge risk. You are laying everything on the line so you can get yourself and your family out of the rat race, once and for all. Decisions must be made at a pace that makes light speed look slow. Calls need to […]

Antarctica penguins unable to return home due to iceberg grounding

Sydney: Tens of thousands of Antarctic penguins are estimated to be unable to return to their colony after a massive iceberg grounded there, according to a newly published study. The B09B iceberg, measuring some 100 square kilometres (38.6 square miles), grounded in Commonwealth Bay in East Antarctica in December 2010, the researchers from Australia and New Zealand wrote in the Antarctic Science journal. The Adelie penguin population at the bay`s […]