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Category archives: Celebrity

Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee, poet and politician, dies at 93

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away at AIIMS in Delhi at 5.05pm on Thursday. He was 93. In a medical bulletin, the hospital said his condition deteriorated over the last 36 hours and he was put on life support systems. “Despite the best of efforts, we lost him today.” The Bharatiya Janata Party stalwart was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi […]

7 career lessons from Indra Nooyi

Chennai-born Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi has been working for PepsiCo for over 20 years. In October, the company’s first-ever woman CEO will step down from her leadership role after 12 years. She will always be remembered for being the first foreign-born CEO to lead the Fortune 500 company. Her departure will further thin the concentration of female representation in Fortune 500 companies in the world. It will once again highlight the […]

Kalaignar Muthuvel Karunanidhi, DMK patriarch and ex-Tamil Nadu CM, dead at 94

M Karunanidhi, DMK patriarch and five-time former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, died at 94 on Tuesday after battling for life at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai. Admitted to the hospital on July 18, the Tamil Nadu strongman, popularly known as Kalaignar, breathed his last at 6.10 pm on August 7, according to a press release by Kauvery Hospital. Confirming that the political stalwart was no more, Kauvery Hospital released a […]

Legacy of Lal-Bal-Pal: The Legendary Trio Who Stood For Swaraj & Swadeshi Ideals!

The tyrannical British rule in India was responsible for a sense of deep unrest among Indians. Millions of Indians were protesting against the British in a way that they felt would best lead the country towards freedom. While some believed in a peaceful approach, others had a more direct, radical attitude towards the revolution. The triumvirate of Lal-Bal-Pal was a part of the latter group. Lala Lajpat Rai, from undivided […]

15-Year-Old Indian-American Boy Graduates as Engineer, Starts PhD in US

A 15-year-old Indian-American child prodigy has reached a milestone in his academic journey and is all set to start his doctorate after completing his graduation in biomedical engineering, according to a media report. Tanishq Abraham graduated from the University of California, Davis with the highest honours of summa cum laude. “Of course I feel very happy, very excited, and I’m very proud of my accomplishments,” Tanishq was quoted as saying […]

Making India Proud: Bharat Vatwani, Sonam Wangchuk Bag Ramon Magsaysay Award!

In a proud moment for the country, two Indians have joined the list of this year’s Ramon Magsaysay award winners. To the uninitiated, this is an annual prize given to those who have displayed integrity in governance, courageous service to the people, and pragmatic idealism to further the cause of democracy. In some circles, this award is also known as the Asian version of the Nobel Peace Prize. The two […]

You won't believe how much Virat Kohli earns for one Instagram post

Virat Kohli is one of the most active celebs on social media. This has become However, it is not only a medium of connecting and sharing for the Indian cricket captain. Social media has become a great way to earn money as well. Social media is becoming increasingly powerful when it comes to influencing a consumer’s buying decisions and celebrities are often found to be the driving factor behind it. […]

5 important lessons from Hima Das's INCREDIBLE win

The year 2018 has been one of celebration for India’s sportswomen. On Thursday, Hima Das brought home glory of a different kind. She became the first Indian to win a gold medal in the women’s 400 metre event at the IAAF World U20 Championships held in Tampere, Finland. As we congratulate the young champ, here are some inspiring lessons we can learn from the 18-year-old’s successful run so far: 1. […]

Happy Birthday MS Dhoni: MS Dhoni becomes third Indian to play 500 international matches

Mahendra Singh has turned 37. He burst on to the international scene as a sprightly 23-year-old and made the wicketkeeper-batman’s position his own. There was little doubt the Jharkhand lad was destined for greatness. Dhoni, who is part of the Indian team playing in England, celebrated his birthday with friends and family. MS Dhoni cut a cake with wife Sakshi, daughter Ziva and many teammates present. So as India’s most-decorated […]

Flunked Class 12 Once, Dropped out of MBA. At 26, He Is a Self-Made Millionaire

He flunked 12th grade once, even dropped out of his MBA programme, but at 26, Rishabh Lawania is a self-made millionaire. If stories of individuals fighting all odds were adapted into biopics, the Gurugram youngster would be the lead runner. Who is Rishabh Lawania? 26-year-old Rishabh was born and brought up a middle-class household in Delhi. After completing school, the conventional road for him to take was the same his […]