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Author archives: Sowmya

 
 
 

Watch: Rajeev Khandelwal and Gauahar Khan's 'Fever' trailer will leave you on the edge

Bollywood actors Rajeev Khandelwal and Gauahar Khan have come together for upcoming Bollywood film ‘Fever’. Its trailer was recently released online and it is making a lot of waves on the social media, all thanks to its thrilling contents. The movie revolves around the life of an assassin who takes on the identity of a writer to escape the law. ‘Fever’ also features Gemma Atkinson, Catrerina Murino and Victor Bannnerjee […]

Monal of Sushness:Day9:Short Stories by Sushmita Gupta

Day 9. It was right after the last day of Annual Exams for Monal of nearly fifteen years. The last paper was Science and in the Biology section she had to study only Botany. Zoology was slated for the whole of year next. The exams got over during the early part of the day and she was home by 9 am. There was a certain very breezy kind of light […]

Private lunch with Warren Buffett goes to highest bidder for $3.4mn

Billionaire Warren Buffett has again auctioned off a private lunch to raise money for a San Francisco homeless charity, and this time the meal goes to the highest bidder for $3.4 million.  The bid of $3,456,789 from Friday night’s winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, ties for the record highest. In 2012, the winner also paid $3,456,789 to become the most expensive individual charity item ever sold on eBay.  The […]

'40 Under 40: An Anthology of Post-Globalisation Poetry' is more than a must-read

For a few years since the ‘listicle’ has been in existence, there have been countless nostalgia pieces on the ’90s and the faint memories of a simpler time. These pieces have been liked, shared, poured over and eulogised to no end. But what has been grossly missing from these trips down memory lane is the poetic sense of the era gone by, with a sense of perspective that is almost […]

Ireland's abortion laws subject women to 'inhuman, degrading' treatment: UN

  A woman in Ireland carrying a dying foetus was the victim of “inhuman” treatment caused by the country’s strict abortion laws, United Nations experts said Thursday. The UN Human Rights Committee called on Ireland to “amend” its abortion laws and if necessary its constitution to protect patients and health workers who fear criminal punishment for even providing information about terminating a pregnancy. In November 2011, during her 21st week of […]

 
 
 

Watch: The grandiose of Harshvardhan-Saiyami and Rakeysh Mehra's overwhelming show in 'Mirzya' teaser trailer!

Ever since the first still of Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s next project– ‘Mirzya’ came out, it made all the right noises amongst cinema lovers. Starring debutant Harshvardhan Kapoor, the stroke of much-anticipated project gripped all and sundry. However, the wait ends and the highly awaited teaser trailer of ‘Mirzya’ is out. The official Twitter handle of the movie released the teaser trailer. The passion packed sequence and clean screenplay is something […]

8 Things You Didn't Know About All India Radio - That Completes 80 Years Today

All India Radio, India’s national public radio broadcaster is celebrating its 80th anniversary today. Also known as Akashvani. which means ‘Voice from the Sky’, AIR is one of the leading and oldest radio networks in the world. It’s a division of Prasar Bharti and is headquartered at Akashvani Bhavan in New Delhi.Let’s look at some lesser known facts about India’s most loved radio station The radio station was launched on […]

Monal of Sushness:Day8,Short Stories by Sushmita Gupta

A few months after turning fifty Monal one day chanced upon a friend called Urmila. More than ten years ago Monal had met her over a dance performance they had staged with a common friend Rehana and three high school girls. In a typical Indian folk dance style, the young girls danced the part of the male of the couples. Those days it was a popular song from the Hindi […]

ClamorWorld Exclusive: Ooty - Queen of the Nilgiris

Imagine living out your childhood fantasies of small, dear English cottages, a crackling fire-place to keep you warm in chilly nights, lush green lawns with summer blooms peeping out from the grass, lady-birds, butterflies, fresh mountain air,blue skies, and Pine Forests! What better way to refresh andrejuvenate the senses, than plan a quick getaway to the Hills in the summer months, and return with a complexion and buoyancy which is […]

India is a “lower-middle-income” country for World Bank

The World Bank has dropped the use of developing nation tag for India in its specialised reports and instead classifies it as a “lower-middle-income” economy in South Asia, a top official has said. “In our World Development Indicators publication, we’ve stopped grouping low and middle income countries together as ‘developing countries’. For analytical purposes, India continues to be classified as lower-middle-income economy,” World Bank Data Scientist Tariq Khokhar told IANS. […]