Monthly archives: December 2017

 
 
 

Akshay Kumar new Indian superhero in ‘PadMan’ trailer

The first trailer of Akshay Kumar-starrer PadMan is finally out and it looks spectacular. Directed by R Balki, the film aims at starting a discussion on women mensuration hygiene, a topic still considered taboo in many parts of the country. Based on the true story of Arunachalam Muruganantham -the man who invented low-cost sanitary napkins for women in rural areas, this film is directed by R. Balki. But the highlight […]

Australia's Child Sex Abuse Exposes National Tragedy Of Systemic Violence

Australia’s child sex abuse Royal Commission on Friday handed over its final report to the government in a move that increases pressure on lawmakers, religious groups and civic institutions to immediately adopt more than 400 recommendations. For the past five years, the commission has put civic and state institutions like churches, the defense force, sporting clubs and after-school care under the microscope, examining their responses to allegations of sex abuse […]

Triple Talaq criminalised on the first day of the winter session 2017

Triple Talaq criminalised on the first day of the winter session 2017 On the very first day of the Winter Session of this year by the Parliament, the Union Government of India cleared the most important Bill making Triple Talaq a criminal offence. Any Muslim man divorcing a woman through the means of “Triple Talaq” will now make him end up in a jail. It was only last month that […]

 
 
 

Venkat Prabhu's Party teaser is out and PM Modi too plays a part in it

Venkat Prabhu has unveiled the teaser of his upcoming multi-strarrer, Party. The filmmaker released the trailer at midnight and the first visuals suggest the film is going to be more than a regular comedy. No release date has been announced as yet for the film, which now looks to be an action comedy. The teaser promises an engaging entertainer which also looks quite colourful. The one-minute teaser manages to show […]

Review: Available Light, New and Selected Poems by CP Surendran

Review: Available Light, New and Selected Poems by CP Surendran Some poets scoot into the limelight; why or how is a mystery. Others hardly get an entry pass into the glow. What is it that attracts this beam of light — profile, a stint at Oxbridge, editorial contacts or sartorial panache? The limelight is not always a discerning critic. CP Surendran, despite a first-rate novel Hadal (which never got near a […]

Exit Poll 2017: BJP To Win Gujarat, Says Poll Of Exit Polls With 115 Of 182 Seats

Exit Poll 2017: BJP To Win Gujarat, Says Poll Of Exit Polls With 115 Of 182 Seats The BJP will win Gujarat with 115 of 182 seats, according to an aggregate of exit polls, after a campaign that was led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his home state. Gujarat has 182 seats; the BJP will get 115 seats, exactly the number it won last time, says the aggregated forecast. […]

Indian Tax Authorities knock on the doors of Bitcoin Exchanges. Investors beware!

Indian Tax Authorities knock on the doors of Bitcoin Exchanges. Investors beware! The long and rich “party” held by Bitcoin exchanges and investors in India is soon going to be gatecrashed by the Tax Authorities in India. The Taxation Authorities are investigating all the exchanges that help people trade Bitcoins on, across the nation. Major states like Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune are already under the scrutiny. The Tax […]

 
 
 

Will Smith starrer Bright trailer

Will Smith starrer Bright trailer Netflix releases the final trailer for its explosive action thriller Bright, starring Will Smith, Joel Edgerton and Noomi Rapace. This new trailer goes all-in on showcasing the varying tones of the film—it’s got comedy, gritty cop drama stuff, high-fantasy, fantasy-comedy, action, and possibly even romance? It’s a lot of things, and I’m not entirely confident it’ll be very good. Smith almost seems to be hamming […]

Know about Lord Dattatreya and his 24 gurus

Know about Lord Dattatreya and his 24 gurus The concept of gurus has always been an integral part of Eastern spirituality. Guru Parampara, or the lineage of masters, exists in Hinduism, some sects of Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. However, this concept finds wide-scale use in other religions too – ranging from the institution of Pope to Sufi and Tao masters. The concept of the ‘guru’ is famously celebrated each year […]

 
 
 

The Trailer of "15:17 to Paris"

The 15:17 to Paris concerns the three U.S. servicemen, traveling in Europe, who thwarted a terrorist attack on a train from Brussels to Paris in 2015. Eastwood has cast the actual real-life heroes — Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone — in the film. The movie is based on the book The 15:17 to Paris: The True Story of a Terrorist, a Train and Three American Heroes, written by […]