Monthly archives: July 2016

Real life Jungle Book! Indian siblings wander into jungle with tigers and other wild animals for days at a time… but always come back unharmed

Surendera Kumar and his sister Rajeshwari, 25, wander into the jungle They play with monkeys and other animals in the Chhattisgarh region They never fear the wild animals that roam the area and love to play freely But their mother is concerned after their father was killed by local militia A pair of Indian siblings who have a close bond with wild animals have been compared to Mowgli from The […]

 
 
 

Sunidhi Chauhan makes her acting debut with the short 'Playing Priya'

Director Arif Ali, whose first film Lekar Hum Deewana Dil (2014) starred Armaan Jain and Deeksha Seth, has ventured into the art of short films for the web with Playing Priya. But this 5 minute short is nothing but showcasing playback singer Sunidhi Chauhan’s camera friendliness. Chauhan has lent her voice for the animated films Rio and Sons of Ram previously and shot the film in less than a day. […]

Blippar's boss: The real life slumdog multi-millionaire

Ambarish Mitra ran away from home at the age of 15 to live in New Delhi’s slums. By the age of 17 he had 55 people working for him. Now, nearly 20 years later, he is the founder and boss of Blippar, a mobile phone app business valued at $1.5bn (£1.2bn). It is perhaps no surprise that Ambarish describes his life as “an adventure”. Launched in 2011, Blippar is an […]

 
 
 

Remembering Rafi with 7 lesser-known facts on his death anniversary

Today is Mohammed Rafi’s (24 December 1924 – 31 July 1980) 36th death anniversary. The troika of Md Rafi, Kishore Kumar and Mukesh will remain the pioneers of film music in India for their sheer talent and depth in voice that suited each occasion and every mood. Today is Mohammed Rafi’s (24 December 1924 – 31 July 1980) 36th death anniversary, and to remember him, we have compiled a list […]

6 Rights Every Employee in India Must Know

From gratuity to maternity leave, a list of six employee rights that are applicable to all employees in India. The law in India has several provisions to safeguard the interests of employees. Although there are no specific laws that govern private employment in India, this list of six rights are applicable to all employees in India. 1. An employer must provide a written Employment Agreement before you start work An […]

How the Obama, Hillary Clinton hug sparked an ultimate Photoshop showdown

After Barack Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) ended, he and HiLlary Clinton shared an intimate moment on stage. Stevie Wonder’s Signed, Sealed, Delivered played in the background as the pair embraced showing the unity of the democratic forces. Ofourse, Redditors found this to be a golden opportunity to engage is a Photoshop battle to edit the current president and the president hopeful into more romantic and weird […]

7 Ways To Become A Better Entrepreneur

We all want it don’t we? We want to get better every day! No one wants to be the same for their whole life. In fact, if we do, we’ll just fall behind. We all know that friend who didn’t know as much as we did but got ahead of us quickly. It’s not because they were smarter, but it was because they improved themselves every day. You too, can […]

7 Habits That Might Be Hurting Your Self-Worth

We all have our moments when we feel extremely low. But if you feel like this all the time, then may be its time for change. You need to take charge of your life and emotions if you feel bad about your life often and make efforts to change it. Taking the time to develop healthy behaviours and productive ways of thinking can have a big impact on our self-image. […]

Urban Planning: Time To Tackle The Scourge Of Incompetence & Embrace Innovation

As I sit to write this article, I am reminded of an old joke that my cousins would often crack at my expense when I moved to Mumbai. Almost every monsoon they would tease me asking if my water boat’s ready, afterall I must be prepared to float, Mumbai is flooded every Monsoon. Whether you like it or not, isn’t rather intriguing that how every monsoon, there are select pockets […]

Revealed: World’s cheapest beaches are in Vietnam and India

Vietnam has emerged the most affordable beach holiday destination and French Polynesia the most expensive, in a new ranking that breaks down how much it costs to soak in the sun at seaside destinations around the world. After whittling down an initial list of 900 destinations, travel website TravelBird calculated the cost of spending a day at the beach at 250 coastlines around the world, looking at the average cost […]