Monthly archives: March 2019


Varun-Alia chemistry makes this sufi ballad "Kalank" title track

The makers of ‘Kalank’ have finally treated the anticipating fans with the title track ‘Kalank Nahi Ishq Hai’ featuring Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt. Karan Johar, who is bankrolling the movie, was the first to share the news via a tweet. Sharing the video of the song, he wrote, “The heart and soul of ‘Kalank’ in one song! The track is out now. ‘Kalank’ is a highly anticipated film of […]


Pankaj Tripathi, Vikrant Massey and Jackie Shroff star in ‘Criminal Justice’ trailer

A late-night encounter takes a nightmarish turn in the upcoming Hotstar Specials web series Criminal Justice, the trailer of which was released on Thursday. Starring Vikrant Massey, Jackie Shroff, Pankaj Tripathi, Anupriya Goenka and Mita Vashisht, the series is a remake of the acclaimed 2008 BBC show of the same name. Vishal Furia and Tigmanshu Dhulia are the directors. The full trailer can be streamed on Hotsar anda shorter version […]

Donning Dhoni

It is said that there is no rediscovery without risk, what you risk reveals what you value. This might very much be the creed that the peerless MS Dhoni lives by. He is the original exponent of the take it deep credo and in the process sheds the myriad layers of his genius only to unveil an entirely new one. Consider this an explosive wicketkeeper bat to fearless captain to […]

Ridiculed For Her Face, Kerala Woman Is Fighting Her Destiny & Needs Your Help

A native of the Chelakkara town in Kerala’s Thrissur district, Preethi was born with a severe case of Ichthyosis, a rare skin condition that causes dryness and a scaly appearance. While Preethi has been through multiple treatments for her skin, including both Ayurveda and allopathy, the condition causes her skin to peel bringing with it agonising pain, during the summer. “My condition is such that I must not be exposed […]

Reincarnation is truth

Beloved Osho, You speak of reincarnation. I have not experienced it, and I don’t want to believe in anything I don’t experience. What to do? Who is asking you to believe in reincarnation? And why are you concerned to do something about it? There must be some lingering belief. If you don’t believe in reincarnation, that is the full stop. Why bother about what to do? Don’t believe in reincarnation! […]

Teacher from remote Kenya village is world’s best, wins $1 million

A maths and physics teacher from a secondary school in a remote village in Kenya’s Rift Valley has won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for 2019, organisers have said. Peter Tabichi, who organisers say gives away 80 percent of his monthly income to the poor, received the prize at a ceremony Saturday in Dubai hosted by Hollywood star Hugh Jackman. “Every day in Africa we turn a new page […]

Keep the freshness in you alive

There is infinite spontaneity and creativity unfolding every moment in nature. Every day the sun rises but every sunrise is uniquely beautiful. This is true for our experiences as we go through life as well – everything is the same and yet everything is different. Though change is a constant factor in the universe, certain changes leave a permanent impression on the human psyche. Whether positive or negative, these impressions […]

Qatar's $434m "Desert Rose" Museum Finally Blooms

Almost a decade in the making, three years late and at an estimated cost of $434 million, Qatar’s vast national museum, built in the shape of a desert rose, opens this week. A glittering ceremony, expected to include Qatar’s ruler Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, takes place on Wednesday, with the doors opening to the public the […]

Tim Cook to China: Keep opening for sake of global economy

Apple chief executive Tim Cook nudged China on Saturday to open up and said the future would depend on global collaboration, as the United States and China remained locked in a bitter trade dispute. “We encourage China to continue to open up, we see that as essential, not only for China to reach its full potential, but for the global economy to thrive,” Cook said at a China Development Forum […]

Happenings are always good

We often say, what happened was good, what is happening is better and what will happen in future, will be the best. Perhaps, for this reason, we say that God is always good. Then, one can raise this question: “If everything is good, why do we feel pain or agony in many incidents in our life time?” Whatever may be the feeling – good or bad – that is temporary, […]