Monthly archives: January 2018

Amateur vs Professional

As a professional, if I am too saintly, work will not happen. Is anger the path for me? We always use the word “professional” in the context of saying that someone did something without any emotion – someone did just what is needed. When someone is just doing what he is trained to do, where is the room for anger or anything else? It is good to function as an […]


Watch the trailers for Best Picture Oscar nominees 2018

The 2018 Academy Award nominees for Best Picture are an eclectic bunch of box office smashes and critically beloved small-scale indies. There’s a little something for everyone here, which means chances are there are a few nominees you have yet to see. Whether you’re in the mood to relive your favorites or are finally ready to preview those movies on your to-watch list, here are the official trailers for this […]

'Indian women are taking rapid strides in all fields': Full-text of Narendra Modi's 40th 'Mann Ki Baat'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the achievements of women in various fields, saying that nothing is impossible for them if they have a strong will. Following is the full-text of Modi’s 40th edition of the monthly radio address: My dear countrymen, Namaskar. This is the first episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ in the year 2018. Just a couple of days ago, we celebrated our Republic Day festival with gaiety & […]

Meet the Padma awardee from Karnataka who helped deliver babies for 70 years, free of cost

It was the year 1940. Narasamma was only 20 years old when she helped bring the first baby into the world. This child was her aunt’s. And even as an overwhelmed Narasamma took on the role of a midwife for the very first time, little did she know that what she would one day win a national honour for it. ‘Sulagatti’ Narasamma has been delivering babies for 70 years in […]

Hackers misusing YouTube ads to inject CPU-draining cryptocurrency miners

Hackers are misusing Google’s DoubleClick ad platform on YouTube to access users’ computers to mine cryptocurrency, security research firm Trend Micro reported on Friday. The firm reported that the number of Coinhive web minor detections had grown three-fold through a malvertising campaign. “We discovered that advertisements found on high-traffic sites not only used Coinhive (detected by Trend Micro as JS_COINHIVE.GN), but also a separate web miner that connects to a […]


Hate Story IV trailer:Watch

After tasting success with previous franchises, Hate Story makers are back with its fourth instalment. The film titled Hate Story IV is directed by Vishal Pandya. The trailer of Hate Story IV and it looks edgy. Starring Urvashi Rautela, Karan Wahi, Vivan Bhathena and Ihana Dhillon in the lead roles, the makers have used ‘Aashiq Banaya Apne’ track as an intriguing background score. Former beauty queen Urvashi will be seen […]

9 inspiring life advice quotes from global leaders in Davos at World Economic Forum meeting.

‘Goals are only wishes, unless you have a plan.’ — Melinda Gates, co-chair,Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ‘Resilience is about being able to look your fear in the eyes.’ — Lynette Wallworth, artist ‘Being an entrepreneur, you learn more from your failures than successes.’ — Kevin P Ryan,founder and chairman,Gilt Group ‘Since the industrial revolution, we’ve been living under this delusion that burnout is necessary to succeed, that human beings […]

Benefits Of Curry Leaves

Curry leaves, known as kadi patta in hindi. Curry leaves are natural flavoring agents with a number of important health benefits, which make your food both healthy and tasty along with the pleasant aroma. Curry leaves are the leaves of the curry tree, scientifically known as Murraya koenigii Spreng and it belongs to the Rutaceae family. The plant is native to India . Curry leaves are carbohydrates, energy, fiber, calcium, […]


Naa Peru Surya Na Illu India song Sainika: A Salute to The Indian soldier

Allu Arjun’s “Naa Peru Surya Naa Illu India” movie of the song “Sainika” proudly proclaims “Ille India, Dhille India” (India is known for its courage) and the makers have cleverly juxtaposed a few images of real soldiers with the film’s visuals, making it a celebration of soldiers at the same time serving its purpose for the movie as a video. The film’s music is by Vishal-Shekhar and it does what […]

First flight, first radio, first sight of Gandhi: 100 year old Bangalore man remembers "those days"

From a time when Bengaluru was ruled by kings to the burgeoning metropolis it has become today, Gubbi Narasimaiah Lakshmipathi has seen many a seasons in his lifetime and has lived to tell the tale. Age, he proves, is just a number. Earlier this month, the father of four, grandfather of 10 and great-grandfather of 16, clocked in his 100th birth anniversary. He has witnessed two defining events in the […]