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Google dedicates doodle to Raja Ram Mohan Roy, father of Indian renaissance

Google on Tuesday dedicated its doodle to the founder of the Brahmo Samaj movement, Raja Ram Mohan Roy, on the occasion of his 246th birth anniversary. Roy has been known in Indian history for his work towards abolition of practice of Sati, wherein a widow was forced to sacrifice herself in her husband’s funeral pyre. Known as the father of Indian renaissance, Roy believed in the existence of one supreme […]


Salman Khan's " Race 3" trailer

Choreographer turned director Remo D’Souza and Superstar Salman Khan is back in his stylish best with ‘Race 3’. The trailer sees Salman Khan at his best with some ballistic action, some patent punch-lines and a lot of swag. Jacqueline’s pole dance glimpses have been shown in the trailer, adding the glam effect. Also, Jacky and Daisy Shah’s fight can be one to watch out for. The film also features Anil […]

Karnataka elections ‘most expensive ever’ in terms of party expenditure: Survey

The just-concluded Karnataka state elections were the “most expensive ever” assembly poll in the country in terms of money spent by political parties and their candidates, according to an analysis by a research organisation. The Centre for Media Studies, which describes itself as a not-for-profit, multi-disciplinary development research and facilitative think-tank on its website, has described the electoral exercise as “money guzzler”. According to the CMS, the money spent by […]

Lightning, dust storm kill at least 30 people in UP, Delhi, Bengal and Andhra

Over 30people have been killed in separate weather-related incidents across 4 states – Andhra Pradesh, Delhi Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal – as lightning and dust storm hit parts of the country on Sunday. The weather department had issued a warning of thunderstorm with squall for several parts of the country including Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan. A thunderstorm accompanied with squall with wind […]

"Supercop" Himanshu Roy, former Maharashtra ATS chief, commits suicide : His Top Cases

Himanshu Roy, a senior Maharashtra police officer involved in many high-profile investigations, committed suicide by shooting himself at his home in Mumbai on Friday. The police have found a one page suicide note. A suicide note recovered from his residence quoted Roy as saying that he was ending his life because he had been battling cancer for the past two years and was suffering from depression as a result. According […]

Aliabhatt & Meghana Gulzar's "Raazi" movie review

Delhi University girl follows her father’s footsteps and decides to become a spy in Pakistan. It’s not just the sacrifice of a life full of promises, but also the end of basic securities. This is a tradition she has picked in her house of Kashmiri patriots. Somewhere in the middle of being a vulnerable wife and a trained agent, she is walking the razor’s edge. One mistake and her cover […]

Amazon Summer Sale:Moto G5S Plus gets Rs 3,000 discount

Amazon has announced its own Summer Sale this month. To nobody’s surprise, the Amazon sale will go on from May 13 to May 16,Under the sale, Amazon will offer numerous deals on mobile phones, consumer electronics, fashion, large appliances, TVs, sports, fitness and more. And as has become the staple for e-commerce sales, customers in Amazon sale will get cashbacks, no-cost EMIs, and exchange discounts. There will be over 1,000 […]

Siddaramaiah dares Modi, Yeddyurappa for an open debate in newspaper ad

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday upped the ante against rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former CM BS Yeddyurappa in the run up to the state Assembly elections, where polling is scheduled to be held on May 12. In a newspaper ad in Bengaluru dailies, the Congress leader has challenged PM Modi and BJP’s chief ministerial candidate Yeddyurappa for an open debate, accusing them of […]

World Cartoonist’s Day: Mickey Mouse to Tintin - Celebrating our favourite cartoons

Reading our favourite comic strip in the newspapers or magazines is something of a habit with most of us. But how often do we sit and think about their origins or the impact they have had on pop culture. It was on May 5, 1895, that the first colour cartoon The Yellow Kid, created by Richard F Outcault was published. On World Cartoonist’s Day today, let’s pay a homage to […]

Amitabh and Rishi Kapoor's "102 Not out" movie review

Like his last film, Oh My God, director Umesh Shukla has again found his inspiration in a play. Based on Saumya Joshi’s Gujarati play, 102 Not Out is a lesson on life skills and how to rise above the bitter memories and cherish the sweet ones. 102-year-old Dattatray Vakharia (Amitabh Bachchan) and his 75-year-old son Babulal (Rishi Kapoor) don’t have much in common. While the father’s zeal for a fulfilling […]