Author archives: Sowmya

Aamir Khan Meets Fan With Progeria, Leaves Him 'Optimistic'

Aamir Khan made a “dream come true” for Nihal Bitla, who is suffering from rare genetic disorder progeria, by meeting him. The youngster, who received goodies galore from the Bollywood actor-producer, says the Taare Zameen Par star made him feel “optimistic” about life. Aamir met Bitla following a Facebook post, where it was mentioned that the latter wanted to meet the “PK” star and thank him for the 2007 film […]


Jai Gangaajal trailer: Priyanka Chopra is a terror for criminals

  The first trailer of Jai Gangaajal, Prakash Jha’s sequel to his 2003 hit film Gangaajal, was released on Tuesday evening. This time, Priyanka Chopra replaces Ajay Devgn (SP Amit Kumar) as the honest, upright cop posted to a village. And, in a major casting coup, Jha has stepped into the shoes of Mukesh Tiwari (Bachcha Yadav). The 2.48-minute-long trailer introduces us the other central characters of the film: Priyanka […]

Rationalists 'all killed with the same gun': Karnataka Police link Kalburgi, Dabholkar and Pansare murders after tests on bullets

The CID wing of the Karnataka Police, which last week revealed that there were similarities in the killing of rationalists Dr MM Kalburgi, Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare, has made yet another startling discovery — the same weapon was used to kill all the three. The revelation comes in the wake of Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara’s admission that a single group could be responsible for the killing of the […]

Japanese PM's kind justure to late. Delhi Police Head Constable Virender Singh Yadhav

Early on Sunday morning head constable Virender Singh Yadav of the Delhi Police attached to Palam Police Station and deployed on the departure route of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was mowed down at about 3am by, an as yet unknown, speeding vehicle near Metro pillar 139. He was on his police motorbike and was to take over charge of the cavalcade’s movement. He was killed on the spot and […]

When Tollywood actor Allu Arjun fulfilled the dying wish of his 64-year-old fan

It was a dream come true for Mastaan Bi, a cancer patient with a limited time to live, as she met Tollywood star Allu Arjun on Tuesday. “He is my favourite actor,” she told The News Minute. The 64-year-old had always wished to meet the actor and to fulfill her dying wish, family members of Mastaan Bi approached the Telugu news channel TV9 to reach Allu Arjun. When the actor […]

8 Easy Ways To Break Free From Your Past And Succeed In Life

Do you sometimes find yourself stuck in the past? Do you find that you regularly have regrets about some of the decisions you’ve made? Don’t be too hard on yourself, we’ve all been there. We all have a past, and that past could be the reason many of us can’t seem to breakthrough in life. We all go through those stages in our lives where we spent so much time […]

Success Is Not a Goal. It's a Way of Life.

When you meet a successful executive or business leader – I mean the real deal, not a shyster CEO of a one-person company playing make-believe – there’s a real tendency to assume he’s led a charmed life and everything just sort of fell into place. For the vast majority, nothing could be further from the truth. Many grew up with nothing and overcame significant adversity just to get to adulthood […]

SHOCKING: National level shooter now runs roadside eatery for survival!

In a country like India, which boasts of some of the richest sports persons in the world, there is a female champion who has been neglected to such levels that she now sells noodles on the roadside in order to earn her daily livelihood. Lack of funds have forced Pushpa Gupta, a 21-year-old national-level shooter, to leave the ‘expensive’ sport and sell noodles from a cart in order to earn […]

This CEO used to wash dishes as a young boy!

‘Looking back, I feel we were poor, but back then it did not feel poor.’ This is my second meeting with Mayank Ashar, chief executive officer and managing director, Cairn India, and I soon realise he is different from the several other CEOs I have met. As I drive into The Oberoi in Gurgaon’s bustling Udyog Vihar, I see that the hotel building is virtually invisible from outside the main […]

The 'First Daughter' of Facebook: 5 Things we Know About Max's Future

It’s a baby announcement that easily surpasses all others. With a family photo, an open letter, and one of the biggest philanthropic commitments ever, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced his little bundle of joy, Maxima Chan Zuckerberg, to the world. “We’re so happy to welcome our daughter Max into this world. Everyone is happy and healthy. Thank you for all your love and support through our pregnancy. There is so […]