Monthly archives: March 2018

PM Modi’s Ambedkar challenge in 2019

On Sunday morning, in his monthly Mann ki Baat address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again invoked BR Ambedkar and said that new India is Ambedkar’s India. The reference fit into the Bharatiya Janata Party’s institutional and the Prime Minister’s personal push to win over a substantial section of the Dalit electorate by paying respect to the man many Dalits deify. In 2014, the BJP swept reserved seats in north, […]

Chironji Seeds Health Benefits

Chironji seeds are produced from a tree known as Buchanania lanzan which is cultivated across India, popularly in the northwest. The Buchanania lanzan plant is a deciduous tree that can grow up to a height of 15 meters and belongs to the same family as cashew nuts. A Chironji plant bears fruits and each Chironji fruit contains a single Chironji seed.The seeds can be eaten raw but are mostly roasted […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook calls for new regulations to protect data privacy in light of 'dire' problems

Apple CEO Tim Cook has called for new regulations to protect data privacy. Cook spoke on Saturday at the China Development Forum in Beijing, responding to a question about Facebook’s handling of the Cambridge Analytical data harvesting scandal, according to Bloomberg. The consulting firm allegedly purchased profile data on 50million Facebook users from a personality quiz app in violation of the site’s terms of service. ‘I think that this certain […]


Daughter: ‘A home without a daughter is like a body without soul.’ A mother experiences complete joy and pleasure when she delivers a daughter, and same goes for the father. I want to emphasize that the daughters are nurtured in a particular way and the mother loves and the father protects his daughter. However, the mindset and the belief that you give your daughter are going to take her forward […]

Narendra Modi Android app sharing personal info of users without consent: Researcher

Narendra Modi app, the personal mobile application of Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, is allegedly sharing private information of users to a third-party US company Clever Tap without their consent, French security researcher Elliot Alderson has claimed. Alderson shared a series of tweets claiming that when users create profile on Narendra Modi Android app, their device information, as well as personal data, is sent to a third-party domain called […]

World TB Day : Fight against TB goes beyond treatment of the disease

India retains the dubious distinction of being the TB capital of the world since 2008. According to the latest data by the Global Tuberculosis Report 2017, 27 Lakh new cases of TB were reported 2016. At the same time, an estimated 4.3 Lakh people died of TB; this accounts for 26 percent of the Global Death Toll of TB. The battle against TB is one of the most expensive one. […]


Tabu, Manoj Bajpayee’s "Missing" trailer

The trailer of Mukul Abhyankar’s suspense thriller Missing treads a familiar path. It involves a cop (Annu Kapoor) investigating a kidnapping case by shooting all the tough questions at the parents (Tabu and Manoj Bajpayee). The film, written and directed by Mukul Abhyankar, marks the reunion of Tabu and Manoj onscreen after delivering films like Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar and Ghaath. It will release on April 6. Please follow […]

Health Benefits of Sugarcane Juice

A glass of chilled sugarcane juice not only quenches our thirst but also invigorates us. Given its popularity to beat the heat, it is no surprise that India is one of the leading producers of sugarcane. It is called by many different names depending on the local language, but the humble sugarcane brings peace to every parched soul. Loaded with abundant carbohydrates, proteins, minerals like calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, and […]


Boar Trailer

The trailer for the Australian Outback horror movie Boar is finally here and it features, you guessed it, a giant killer pig.  The trailer looks dark and intense with even some insight into the killer hog’s point of view. Boar star cast getting ready to turn into wild boar food, including John Jarratt, Simone Buchanan, Bill Moseley, Melissa Tkautz, Nathan Jones, Roger Ward, Hugh Sheridan, Ernie Dingo, Chris Haywood, Ricci […]

Bizarre! This town in Norway bans people from dying

For residents of Longyearbyen, capital of the remote Norwegian island of Svalbard, it is illegal to die. According to a report in the Express, people are not allowed to die in this town because of the extremely cold weather in the region and dead bodies are unable to decompose. Longyearbyen is located at one of the most northern parts of the world that are inhabited by 2,000 locals and sees […]