Monthly archives: December 2017

PMEAC and Niti Aayog claim India could become a $7 tn economy by 2030

Reports and studies by the Prime Ministers Economic Advisory Council and the Niti Aayog Members suggest that the Indian economy has the potential of becoming a $7 trillion economy in the next two decades; specifically by the year 2030. The growth rate since 2011 though lower by almost two per cent since 2011, the Members and the Council argues that all this is because of the Government’s focus on long […]

France named The Economist`s country of the year

The Economist named France as its country of the year on Thursday, saying new President Emmanuel Macron had upset the odds to strike a victory for open societies and reform. The London-based weekly news magazine said the battle between open and closed visions of society was the most important in the world in 2017 and Macron had defeated the “drawbridge-raisers”. “In 2017, France defied all expectations,” The Economist said in […]

Is GST beneficial for India?

The latest and the renewed by the Government of India recently has won due accolades for the BJP and Narendra Modi, however, yet there is another black and grim reality to the situation. It has been five months since the new tax regime was implemented, yet it is a cause of hinderance for various small entrepreneurs who are looking to make a living out of their small-scale businesses. They have […]

How to boost your child's memory...?

Are your students unable to concentrateand retain their lessons at school? For the study, the team included a total of 11,613 children in the UK — including 1,536 from Scotland — to discover the impact of taking a short break from the classroom to complete a physical activity on their mood and cognitive abilities. One of the most exciting areas is brain-based memory research we now have is neuroimaging and […]

RBI Holding Back Rs. 2,000 Notes? Here's What SBI Report Says

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may either be holding back Rs. 2,000 notes or could have stopped printing high denomination currency, says a SBI Research report. Juxtaposing the data presented in the Lok Sabha recently with the one provided by RBI in its Annual Report earlier, the SBI Ecoflash report said today, “we observe” that the value of small denomination currency in circulation up to March 2017 was Rs. […]

Migration levels fall in India from Bangladesh and Pakistan: UNDESA Reports

The latest reports by the United Nations have reported that the population of Bangladeshi migrants living in India has come down to 3.1 million in the current times. Since the beginning of the year 2000 this figure has come down by 800,000 the report states. The year 2000 saw the number of Bangladeshi migrants in India at 3.9 million, which has now come down to 3.1 million in 2017. Moreover, […]


Ranimukharji's Hichiki Trailer

The trailer of ‘Hichki’ has been unveiled and you will be mighty impressed by her act. Hichki is about Naina Mathur- a woman with Tourette Syndrome – who wants to be a teacher. Tourette Syndrome is a neuropsychiatric disorder that causes involuntary movements and sounds. In Naina’s case, it is a tic that forces her to make an involuntary noise. However, this will not stop her from fighting against the […]

Japan looks to protect itself from North Korea Missile threat. Invests in US missile defence system

Japan has decided to invest in US Missile Defence system in order to counter the threat that comes all the way from North Korea and their ballistic missiles. The Japanese officials have also invested in the deployment of interceptors of ground-based missiles, which they have bought from the US. The Ministry of Defence is ready to buy two Aegis Ashore Land based systems and are looking forward to ass it […]


Sidharth Malhotra & Manoj Bajpayee's Aiyaary trailer

Director Neeraj Pandey’s upcoming film Aiyaary is one of the first releases in 2018 as the film releases on Republic Day. The name of the film is derived from the word ‘aiyaar’, people who can disguise themselves. ‘Aiyaary’, or trickery, is at the core of the film too. The film has an interesting ensemble star cast with the likes of Sidharth Malhotra, Manoj Bajpayee, Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam Kher, Rakul Preet […]


Aruvi movie review: Aditi Balan is pitch-perfect in this gutsy film that's Kollywood's best in 2017

Here is the verdict on Aruvi: This is a gutsy and outstanding film. ‘Aruvi’ means a mountain stream, an apt title as the movie itself is a flow of emotions. In an era of a shallow and fraudulent films masquerading as good cinema, here is something which is pure, and at the same time, entertaining. A big hug for debutant director Arun Prabhu Purushothaman, who was willing to take the […]