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Reliance Jio launches ‘JioFootball Offer’, here are all the details

Reliance Jio has introduced a new offer for those who want to get Jio plans at discounted rates. The company is calling it as the ‘Jio Football Offer’. The offer lets users avail Rs 2,200 cash back on the recharges made on select smartphones across brands. This can be done once users activate Jio 4G in those smartphones with a recharge of Rs 198/Rs 299 Jio prepaid plan on or […]


Watch the trailer for the horror movie: "A Quiet Place"

The official trailer for A Quiet Place, a new horror film by the husband-wife-duo, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt and it teases a novel concept that is sure to excite fans of horror cinema. The film is set in a post-apocalyptic world and focuses on the couple and their two children. In this world, mysterious supernatural creatures have taken over and what’s left of humanity must hide in silence because […]

Teddy Day 2018: Celebrate the occasion in a unique way with these ideas

Valentine’s week is here and each day is special in its own way. Today, February 10 is Teddy day!  Teddy bears are a symbol of love and there are a lot of ways you can celebrate this day with your beloved. If you want to do something extra special for your girlfriend, here are a few ideas! A Teddy Date Wear a teddy themed t-shirt on this teddy day before […]

9 Important Constitutional Amendments That Changed the Course of India

The 2018 Republic Day marks 69 years of the great Indian Constitution. The Constitution of India is the principal document that formulates the rights, duties and powers of citizens, governments and its officials. The constitution came into force on 26 January 1950, took nearly three years to complete, and is regarded to be the world’s most extensive Constitution. However, as our society and its needs are ever-evolving, if the constitution […]

Aadhaar must not be made mandatory for any purpose

Let me start with full disclosure: the Nilekanis were among the earliest donors of the institution of which I am a co-founder. The proposals in this article are entirely my own and they have neither sought nor had any influence in the writing of it. Much of the ongoing national heartburn over Aadhaar is due to the profound change in “the use case” between that of the UPA government which […]

Kolkata’s Howrah Bridge Turns 75! Did You Know It Survived a Japanese Air Attack?

In 1946, a census was conducted to count the daily traffic footfall on the state-of-the-art Howrah Bridge. The figures registered were 27,400 vehicles, 121,100 pedestrians and 2,997 cattle. Contrast the above information with a 2007 report, which showed a daily flow of 90,000 vehicles, out of which 15,000 were goods vehicles. The iconic bridge in the world is regarded as the “Gateway to Kolkata” since it connects the city to […]


Mission: Impossible—Fallout trailer

Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise is back with his most awaited ventures—Mission: Impossible—Fallout. The trailer of the film has been released and mind it, you will be smitten by the 55-year-old Tom Cruise jumping, flying, running, kicking some butt—all at this age. The venture has been produced by Paramount Pictures in RealD 3D, IMAX and IMAX 3D. The film is scheduled to hit the screens on July 27, 2018. Please follow […]

Smokers, beware: One cigarette a day can do great damage to your heart

For people who think that smoking only one or two cigarettes a day carries little cardiovascular risk, a new study maintains the only way to reduce risk is to quit. Smoking just one cigarette daily is associated with a “much greater than expected” increase in risk for coronary heart disease, researchers conclude in the latest study by British medical journal. Cardiovascular disease, not cancer, is the greatest mortality risk for […]


Pad Man new song Sayaani is a foot-tapping number – Watch

The makers of Akshay Kumar starrer Pad Man have unveiled a new song titled Sayaani. The foot-tapping number featuring Radhika Apte shows the lead actress and a number of women pampering a young girl who has attained puberty. The film slated to release on February 9 has been jointly produced by Khanna’s Mrs Funnybones Movies, SPE Films India, KriArj Entertainment and Cape Of Good Films & Hope. Please follow and […]

Mahatma Gandhi's 70th death anniversary: Does the idea of non-violence work in today's world?

Seventy years after Mohandas Gandhi died, people have come to recognise his assassination (or the argued causes behind it) as a fault-line between competing ideas of modern India. Gandhi’s assassination still has a bearing, not only on Hindu-Muslim relations and the “Secularism vs Hindutva” debate, but also on the very nature of what it means to be a Hindu in the 21st Century. However, bitter disputes on all these issues […]