Monthly archives: January 2018


Pacific Rim Uprising trailer

A new trailer for Pacific Rim Uprising, the sequel to recent Oscar nominee Guillermo Del Toro’s 2013 monster movie, was released online on Thursday, and it promises a movie that retains most of the original parts, but has been fashioned into a bigger, brighter and louder movie. The film features cast members Charlie Day, Burn Gorman, and Rinko Kikuchi reprising their original roles. There is also a slew of new […]

"Squad Motivator" BSF Jawan Dara Singh To March At Rajpath For 18th Time

For 47-year-old BSF jawan Dara Singh marching on the Rajpath for a record 18th time today, it is just a small tribute to his namesake and the iconic wrestler. Singh, who first put his foot on the historic road in the national capital on January 26, 1996, is addressed as “Chacha” and “Sir” by the greenhorn troopers of various marching contingents from the paramilitary and defence forces. The head constable […]

President's Republic Day eve address: 'Nation building compilation of a billion smaller projects, each as sacred'

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday addressed the nation for the first time on the eve of 69th Republic Day of India. During his address President Kovind thanked every citizen of the country for their self-less service to India. President spoke in favour of equal and just society. “A happy and equal-opportunity nation is built by happy and equal-opportunity families and communities. Families where girls have the same rights and […]

PGCIL is looking for assistant engineer trainees: 150 vacancies

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has issued a job notification, inviting aspirants to apply for the position of assistant engineer trainees (E1) in electrical, electronics, civil and computer science disciplines, through GATE 2017 score. After completing training of 1 year, candidates will be recruited as assistant engineers at E1 level. Registration will begin from January 27 at Powergridindia.com. Registration will begin from January 27 at Powergridindia.com. Total […]

‘Good morning’ messages are cluttering smartphones in India: Report

According to Google, there has been a 10-fold rise in the number of searches for ‘Good Morning images’ over the past five years. It is because Indians have a habit of sending millions of ‘good morning!’ texts along with sun-dappled flowers, adorable toddlers and birds to friends, family and strangers, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. With millions of ‘good morning’ texts, spiced with colourful images and even videos […]

Turmeric can improve memory and mood, reduce Alzheimer's risk: Study

The health benefits of turmeric or ‘haldi’ – a spice found and used extensively in Indian households around the world – are firmly rooted in ancient Indian healing practices. Often referred to as the ‘Queen of Spices’, turmeric has been generously used in almost everything, from treating colds and cough to wounds to skin infections. A number of studies have also shown that turmeric has therapeutic properties – from boosting […]


Ram Charan’s sound engineer avatar "Rangasthalam" teaser

The official teaser for the Ram Charan-Samantha starrer Rangasthalam was released on Wednesday. Finally, the makers have released the teaser just now with Ram Charan playing Chitti Babu in the film. Directed by Sukumar, the film is a Telugu period drama, where Ram Charan plays a simple villager. The teaser gives an intriguing peek into a place which calls a hearing-impaired engineer, ‘sound engineer’. Apart from Ram Charan and Samantha […]

Davos 2018: Modi warns against protectionism, highlights India’s virtues

Protectionism is gaining ground and globalisation is losing its appeal, but India is open for business, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the World Economic Forum on Tuesday. Modi is leading a big government and business delegation to the summit in Davos, the first Indian prime minister do so in 21 years, aiming to showcase India as a fast-growing economic power and a potential driver of global growth. Modi underlined […]

Padmaavat movie review

  History repeats itself but this time to leave the viewers speechless. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Padmaavat will be out in theatres on January 24th. Yes, you heard it right. Special IMAX 3D and 3D shows will be premiered at selected cinemas of some cities one day prior to its release. The film has courted controversies right from the word go. Fringe groups of India like Shri Rajput Karni Sena […]