Monthly archives: August 2016

At the Age of 50, This Man Decided to Give up His Successful Business to Take up Farming

From having a successful business to giving it up at the age of 50, from selling furniture to becoming a farmer – this is the amazing story of Suneet Salvi. “People have family lawyers and family doctors – I want to work towards people having family farmers. People should know who is growing their food and how it is being grown,” says 53-year-old Suneet Salvi who recently gave up his […]

This temple in Karnataka’s coastal region has world’s second-tallest Shiva statue

This gorgeous statue of Shiva on the coast of the Arabian Sea is believed to be world’s second tallest idol of the Lord. Situated in Karnataka’s Bhatkal Taluk in Uttara Kannada district, Murudeshwara is dedicated to the Atma-Linga of Lord Shiva. The mighty statue of the Lord is so huge that passengers on board trains on the Konkan Rail route can catch glimpses of the gigantic divine creation. Interestingly, the […]


Trailer of ‘31st October’ gives glimpses of Sikhs’ plight after Indira Gandhi’s assassination (Watch)

The trailer of Vir Das and Soha Ali Khan starrer ‘31st October’ was released today. The political thriller talks about the fate which the Sikh community met after former PM Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her bodyguard on 31st December 1984. Post her death, days and nights for the Sikh community became miserable. The Sikhs became receivers of hate across the nation with community people, especially in North India, getting […]

How songbirds island-hopped their way from Australia to colonise the world

Using genetic and fossil data, we have reconstructed the evolutionary “family tree” for songbirds. The songbirds that are common in gardens all across the world have a surprisingly distant origin. They all evolved from a common ancestor that emerged from what is now Australia around 24m years ago. How they managed to leave this isolated part of the world and spread all over the planet has long been a mystery […]

Sauni Irrigation Project: Potential Impact On The India’s Irrigation Map

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s inauguration of the ambitious Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation Yojna, or SAUNI project cannot be simply portrayed as one of the several overtures of political parties in poll bound Gujarat. The project aims to bring an ultimate resolution to the water problems in the perennially parched regions of Saurashtra. This massive Rs 12,000 crore irrigation scheme targets filling up 115 dams from the Sardar Sarovar dam and […]


'Trump Ka Mania From Mumbai To Kenya', Baba Sehgal's New Rap Going Viral

Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump is getting support from an unexpected quarter, with India’s 1990s pop star Baba Sehgal singing praises for him in a rap song. The song “Trump Ka Mania”, posted on YouTube, begins with an earlier video of Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump introducing her father. “Could not resist doing a track on Trump. This guy has something in him which puts him on top of the charts. […]

100-Year-Old Runner From India Gets Gold Medal

VANCOUVER: Man Kaur from India needed almost a minute-and-a-half to cross the finish line in the 100-meter dash, but she still picked up a gold medal on Monday at the American Masters Games. That’s because the 100-year-old Ms Kaur was the only female competitor in her age category at the competition for older athletes. When she crossed the finish line in Vancouver, her competitors – many of them in their […]

Can you guess how many Indian films made it to BBC's list of best 100 films? – Full list inside

Indian films have been reaching new heights since its inception. Even Bollywood stars are now being featured in International movies. And, Hindi films are catering to the global audience these days. But, even in your wildest dreams, you won’t be able to believe what just happened. Recently, the BBC came out with the list of top 100 films of the 21st Century. Sadly, not even one Indian film was named […]

10,000 Rooms, 70 Restaurants & 5 Helipads - Welcome To The World's Largest Hotel In Mecca

With an estimated budget of $3.5 billion, Saudi Arabia is at the helm of building the world’s largest hotel. Sublime suites, luxuriating surroundings, succulent food and everything extravagant will define this hotel. The city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is soon to give the world a gorgeous hotel in Abraj Kudai. Still under construction, the hotel will span around 1.4 million square meters and is expected to open in 2017. The […]


‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’: Teaser of Karan Johar’s directorial will make you feel the love around you

Finally, the wait is over! The much awaited teaser of Karan Johar’s ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ is out now. The teaser will steal your hearts and make you feel the romance around you. The best part about the teaser is the chemistry between the actors. Ranbir Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan surely make an amazing pair, and their chemistry has some magic. Aishwarya has never looked so beautiful on the […]