Monthly archives: August 2017


Rajkummar Rao in and as 'Newton' will leave you impressed – Watch trailer

After receiving massive critical acclamation for his on-screen performances in ‘Trapped’ and ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’ this year, Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao is back with a bang. This time, the 32-year-old star is all set to impress cinema lovers with his upcoming movie ‘Newton’. The much-awaited trailer of the movie was released online on Tuesday and it looks intriguing enough to drive the audiences to the theatres. In the short glimpse, […]

Major Dhyan Chand: All you need to know about the man behind 'National Sports Day'

Major Dhyan Chand, often referred to as ‘The Wizard’ for his incredible hockey skills, was born on August 29, 1905, to a Rajput family in Allahabad.  To commemorate his birth anniversary, in 2012, the Government of India decided to celebrate 29th August as the country’s ‘National Sports Day’. On this day every year, the President of India gives out all the sports-related awards like the Arjuna Award, Dronacharya Award and […]


Loving Vincent trailer: This tribute to van Gogh is world's first fully oil-painted feature film

Legendary painter Vincent van Gogh had once said: “I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.” Today, after 127 years of his untimely demise, his life, his work, and his legacy are no less than a dream to art connoisseurs across the globe. Van Gogh died at an early age of 37 when he committed suicide after suffering from depression for a long time. Over the years, the […]

All you need to know about Dipak Misra, India’s new Chief Justice

President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to Justice Dipak Misra who was sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India. Misra, whose career as an advocate began in 1977, will hold office as the Chief Justice until his retirement on October 2, 2018. He is known for leading the Supreme Court bench on the landmark judgement confirming death penalty to the four convicts in the Nirbhaya […]

200 Indian Students Trapped In Flood-Hit Houston, Rescue Efforts On, Tweets Sushma Swaraj

Union minister Sushma Swaraj today tweeted that 200 Indian students have been trapped in Houston — one of the biggest cities in the US — which is witnessing devastating floods after Hurricane Harvey, one of the worst storms in decades, hit the area last week. In a series of tweets the foreign minister, who is known for her prompt interventions, said every effort is being made to rescue the students. […]


Yuddham Sharanam trailer: Naga Chaitanya is back in another solid action thriller

The trailer of Naga Chaitanya starrer Yuddham Sharanam was released on Sunday at the film’s audio launch. Going by the first impression of the visuals, the film looks like a solid action thriller and it features Naga Chaitanya in yet another intense role after Saahasam Swasaga Sagipo. Directed by Krishna RV Marimuthu, the film is slated for release on September 8. It also stars Lavanya Tripathi, Srikanth, Rao Ramesh and […]

India facing problem of 'severe under-employment': Niti

Making a case for promoting highly productive and well paid jobs, Niti Aayog has said that not unemployment but a “severe under-employment” is the main problem facing the country. The government think-tank in its three-year action plan, released last week, has said that a focus on the domestic market through an import-substitution strategy would give rise to a group of relatively small firms behind a high wall of protection. Contrary […]

3 Ways You Can Awaken Your Positive Spirit

It’s 5:30 in the morning, your alarm rings. Do you feel like waking up? Heck no! The pillow is your best friend and at this moment, you wouldn’t mind breaking your phone to shut it up. Nonetheless, responsibilities are calling you. You roll out of bed, making it all the way to the bathroom. It takes you one shower and a giant cup of coffee to wake up. You hit […]


Last Flag Flying trailer: Richard Linklater's upcoming film is pain and joy in equal parts

The trailer of Richard Linklater’s upcoming film Last Flag Flying starring Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne has released. It looks like the film is going to leave you in two situations — you’ll either find yourself laughing sheepishly or reaching out for that box of tissues. The story of this comedy drama revolves around Richard “Doc” Shepherd (played by Carell), whose son gets killed in combat. Doc does […]

Hospital Worker Won Powerball. Her Prize: $758.7 Million - And Police Outside Her House.

In many states, lottery winners must do a bit of publicity work before they can plop down some cash for their own water park or go on a decades-long shopping spree so epic that the public nicknames them “Spend, Spend, Spend.” By law, many must have their names publicized or do mandatory news conferences – a convention that serves to both silence whispers that the lottery system is fixed and […]