Monthly archives: January 2018

India's gender inequality has led to millions of 'unwanted' girls:Economic Survey highlights

The Economic Survey has mentioned that the desire for a male child has created 21 million “unwanted” girls in India between 0 and 25 years. The Survey has taken note of the behavioural pattern of Indian parents who prefer to have children “until the desired number of sons are born.” Calling this the “son meta-preference,” the Survey has found that while an average Indian family prefers to have two children, […]


Critics are calling the ‘most insane’ horror of 2018: "Hereditary" trailer

It premiered at the Sundance Film Festival 2018, Hereditary, a new horror movie directed by debutant Ari Aster has been attracting headlines like this one by USA. The film currently holds a 100% rating on review aggregator website, Rotten Tomatoes. It’s scheduled for a June 28 release in the US. Please follow and like us:


"Maa" Review: This Tamil film on teen pregnancy is a must watch for parents

Maa, from Ondraga Entertainment, is a short film about teenage pregnancy, a topic that is considered taboo in public discourse. Especially in Tamil Nadu, where assertions of women’s sexuality have been met with widespread outrage. The film revolves around the relationship between a mother and a daughter and what happens when the daughter, a 15-year-old, reveals that she has had unprotected sex with a schoolmate and is pregnant as a […]

Health Benefits of Jujube Fruit

Jujube is a general name of Ziziphus jujuba. In other name jujube called as red date palm, Chinese date palm, Korean date palm, or Indian date palm. In the culinary world, jujube is still fresh or dried often used as candy. Sometimes jujube is also used as juice. In some countries, jujube is fetched and used as an additional ingredient in baking. There are also dried and made sweets. Consuming […]

Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Eclipse : When can it be seen in India

Lucky sky-watchers are about to get a cosmic three-for-one deal, as the second super-size full moon in a month undergoes a dramatic total lunar eclipse on January 31. According to eclipse experts, the event marks the first time anyone on Earth has seen this celestial trifecta in 35 years—the exact date was December 30 1982. The moon will appear larger, reddish and brighter when a total lunar eclipse occurs during […]

A visit to Disneyland in Paris is not just for the kids. There’s something for everyone

Europe’s number one tourist destination, Disneyland Paris is all set to embrace the season of ‘La Familia’. With over 320 million visitors since its opening in 1992, the Disney Park has something unique to offer to people of various age groups. From shopping, restaurants, dancing, shows, a cinema and more, the most promised tourist destination has something for the whole family. Here are some of the picks for all age […]


Ishaan Khatter-Malavika Mohanan 'Beyond the Clouds' Trailer

Beyond the Clouds have unveiled the trailer of the film which stars Shahid Kapoor’s brother Ishaan Khatter and Malayalam actress Malavika Mohanan in the leads. The Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi seems to have explored the human emotions and its complexities in a poignant tale of love and life pretty well. A R Rahman’s music appears to be another highlight of the film. Beyond the Clouds is slated to hit the […]

Mahatma Gandhi's 70th death anniversary: Does the idea of non-violence work in today's world?

Seventy years after Mohandas Gandhi died, people have come to recognise his assassination (or the argued causes behind it) as a fault-line between competing ideas of modern India. Gandhi’s assassination still has a bearing, not only on Hindu-Muslim relations and the “Secularism vs Hindutva” debate, but also on the very nature of what it means to be a Hindu in the 21st Century. However, bitter disputes on all these issues […]

Economic Survey 2017-18: Ten key takeaways of India’s economy

The Economic Survey 2017-18 was tabled in Parliament this afternoon. The report card of the Indian economy for financial year 2017-18 pegged the growth rate for India’s economy in 2018-19 between 7 and 7.5 per cent. The survey has been authored by Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian. Here are the ten new facts about the Indian economy as highlighted in the economic survey. Increase in taxpayers The survey said that […]


Nicolas Cage’s ‘Looking Glass’ Trailer:

If Nicolas Cage opened a motel, would you stay in it? Before you answer that question, watch the Looking Glass trailer, which features Cage as a motel owner who gets entangled in a story involving voyeurism and murder. A curiously subdued Nicolas Cage stars in Looking Glass, a “psycho-sexual thriller”. In addition to Cage, the movie also features Robin Tunney and Marc Blucas. Looking Glass opens in select theaters, on […]