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Monthly archives: June 2018

 
 
 

Indian jewellers set Guinness World Record with 6,690 diamonds beautifully placed in a ring! Watch

Indians love to don beautifully designed pieces of jewels. Two Indian jewellers have set the Guinness World Record with creating a glittering 18 karat rose gold lotus shaped ring containing as many as 6,690 diamonds. Yes, before your eyes begin to pop out, do take a look at the ring video below. According to Guinnessworldrecords.com, Surat-based jewellers Vishal Agarwal and Khushbu Agarwal have designed this intricate structure using 48 individual […]

German student invents an airbag for your phone: a case that detects when it's falling and deploys springs to prevent breaks

The active dampening (AD) phone case, patented by German student Philip Frenzel, is a slim alternative to bulky phone cases, but comes with a nifty trick. So far it’s only a prototype – but the AD case can detect when the phone is falling and protract springs to make the phone bounce when it hits the ground, which should prevent any scratches or cracks on flat surfaces. Once you pick […]

All deposits in Swiss Bank are illegal is shaky presumption, says Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley in his blog today attacked opposition and others who are targeting government over the rise of deposit by Indians in Swiss National Bank (SNB). “A news item has appeared today indicating an increase of money by ‘Indians’ in the Swiss banking system. This has led to misinformed reaction in certain circles raising a query whether the Government’s anti-black money steps have yielded results”, he wrote. “To assume that […]

 
 
 

Ranbir Kapoor Dazzles As Sanjay Dutt, in "Sanju" movie: Review

In Sanju, we get the story of one of Bollywood’s eternal bad boys, Sanjay Dutt. Well, some of it, at any rate. Sanju to be an account of the whole truth, it offers a thoroughly engaging probe into the life of a flawed individual who, grappling with the shadow of a towering figure of a father, believes “it is okay to be ordinary”. Rajkumar Hirani brings all his proven storytelling […]

 
 
 

Arjun’s 150th film ‘Kurukshetram’ Trailer

The official trailer of Tamil star Arjun’s 150th film ‘Kurukshetram’ to be written and directed by Arun Vaidyanathan. The one-and-half-minute long trailer shows us hints of an action suspense thriller, which tells the story of an intelligence police officer who is appointed to crack the unearthed secrets of a psychotic killer. ‘Kurukshetram’ is produced by Umesh, Sudhan Sundaram, Jayaram & Arun Vaidyanathan under the banner of Passion Film Factory. The […]

Pune now has more vehicles than humans

Pune now has a weird distinction. It has 36.2 lakh vehicles, but only 35 lakh humans. Officials say this may just be the first time this has happened in an urban area of India. The Regional Transport Office (RTO) MH-12 has said it has exceeded its revenue target by a significant level two years in a row. For 2017-18, the revenue was Rs 1021.6 crore, a whopping 18 percent more […]

PV Narasimha Rao: 5 Ways the Prolific Statesman Showed the Way Forward

In public discussions on the pantheon of notable Indian prime ministers, PV Narasimha Rao’s name often goes missing. However, changing political dynamics in recent years have once again brought Rao’s name to the limelight. As Prime Minister from June 1991 to May 1996, he oversaw one of India’s most turbulent phase in recent memory with relative success. Here are some of PV Narasimha Rao’s most notable achievements as Prime Minister: […]

Men growing up in challenging environments likely to have low testosterone levels: Study

Men’s testosterone levels are largely determined by their environment during childhood, a study has found. The researchers from Durham University suggest that men who grow up in more challenging conditions where there are lots of infectious diseases, for example, are likely to have lower testosterone levels in later life than those who spend their childhood in healthier environments. The study, published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution, challenges the […]

 
 
 

‘Imaikka Nodigal’ trailer

‘Imaikka Nodigal’ is one of the Tamil films to look forward to this year. Going by the trailer, it looks like Anurag Kashyap plays a psychotic killer on the loose. On the other hand, ‘Lady Superstar’ Nayanthara plays a police officer, who’s on a mission to nab the serial killer. Directed by Ajay Gnanamuthu of ‘Demonte Colony’ fame, the film has an ensemble cast. Interestingly, it also features Vijay Sethupathi […]

 
 
 

Irrfan Khan, Dulquer Salmaan's Karwaan trailer

Bollywood’s one of the most talented finds, Irrfan Khan’s upcoming venture ‘Karwaan’ trailer has been unveiled and it looks like a joy ride. The film marks the Bollywood debut of south sensation Dulquer Salmaan and Mithila Palkar. The film is directed by Akarsh Khurana. It has been produced by Ronnie Screwvala and Priti Rathi Gupta. It is set to hit the screens on August 3, 2018. Watch the trailer: Please […]