Monthly archives: December 2016

10 best food and drink-related places you must not miss next year

New Year party planned? So the next best thing to think about is the culinary pleasures you must indulge in 2017. Restaurants, cafes, food pop-ups, culinary workshops, food trails. Clearly, food is on everyone’s mind in India, more than ever before, as innovative independents make their presence felt and the food scene gets diverse. That’s not all. Some food-related events are touted as must-attend and everyone’s gung-ho about checking these […]

All that Maharashtra could have done with the money being spent on Shivaji's statue

It could pay for a micro-irrigation programme to bring water to thousands of farmers over two years; pay for new rural roads seven times over; electricity projects five times over; restore 300 medieval forts in Maharashtra. But the Maharashtra government, on October 26, started work on the world’s tallest statue – of medieval Maratha monarch Shivaji – off Mumbai’s coast and intends to spend Rs 3,600 crore, at current estimates. […]

10 Free Online Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Know About

If you are going to start a business, you should make best use of your limited budget and try to bootstrap as much as possible. Therefore, take a look at the below free tools which will make your life easier and help you take-off your business right away. 1. Launchrock Launchrock helps you to build a simple “launching soon” web page and allows your potential customers to sign up your […]

Terrorism, drug mafia destroyed by note ban: PM

With the 50-day deadline for the exchange of demonetised notes drawing near, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said his “fight” against black money and corruption would continue unabated. “Through the note ban, in one stroke, we destroyed the world of terrorism, drug mafia, human trafficking and underworld,” he said, addressing a ‘Parivartan Maha Rally’ here. Indebted to people for support: Modi Acknowledging that people had undergone “immense” trouble due […]

Obama, Japan's Abe to seek reconciliation at Pearl Harbor

Although Japanese leaders have visited Pearl Harbor before, Abe will be the first to visit the memorial that now rests on the hallowed waters above the sunken USS Arizona Putting 75 years of resentment behind them, the leaders of the United States and Japan are coming together at Pearl Harbor for a historic pilgrimage to the site where the bloodshed of the surprise attacks drew America into World War II. […]


Haraamkhor trailer: Nawazuddin, Shweta Tripathi set to deliver a powerful film

As per Indian traditions, a teacher lives on a higher pedestal than a student’s parents. But what if a teacher falls in love with one of his students? Director Shlok Sharma’s feature, Haraamkhor, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Shweta Traipathi, treads on a thin rope where it’s hard to differentiate between lust, love and illicit relationship. Siddiqui, whose filmography looks set to include another pathbreaking performance in Haraamkhor, plays a teacher […]

11 Early Signs Of Liver Damage

The liver is one of the largest organs in your body. It produces enzymes that aid in digestion of food, removes toxins from your body, stores excess nutrients, maintains cholesterol levels, and produces proteins that are required for blood clotting. Some people suffer from liver problems from birth, whereas others may damage their liver through excessive consumption of alcohol, poor diet, or exposure to harmful chemicals released by drugs and […]

Digital India? 950 million Indians do not have Internet, says study

In what could come as a big surprise despite the government’s ‘Digital India’ initiative and the recent push for digital payment following the demonetisation move, a new study has found that 950 million Indians do not have the Internet A study by Assocham and Deloitte found that nearly a billion Indians do not have internet connection. A reality check when the government is promoting Digital India and is aiming to […]

10 international honeymoon destinations under Rs 2 lakhs

Getting married, but unable to afford a killer foreign honeymoon because you’re short of the moolah? Well, get set to fly because it’s possible to travel even to the most exotic overseas destinations for under Rs 2 lakhs, including stay, food, and activities. Here, we give a complete lowdown on 10 best destinations for the honeymooners without compromising on the good things and paying the price of a limb! Besides […]

5 inspiring movies that'll change your life

What can you learn from the failures and successes of these onscreen characters? Find out. The purpose of any form of art is not only to excite and entertain but also to inspire. Like any other art form, when movies are done the right way, they can motivate and inspire us. This holds especially true for entrepreneurs, especially those who come up against seemingly impossible odds. At those times when […]