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Category archives: Celebrity

A time for titans

Virat Kohli had once said that he sees himself as more of a Cristiano Ronaldo than a Lionel Messi. According to him “Messi is a freak (genius) but this guy (Ronaldo) is giving him a run for his money because of his hard work”. While this could be a corollary to the talent vs. hard work debate it points to a trend that has gone beyond the truism it has […]

ClamorWorld Exclusive: In conversation with Indo Canadian Author Rajneesh Dhawan of Amritsar 1919

  Sunil Mantri(SM): Could you  tell something about yourself ? Rajneesh Dhawan)(RD): I am Associate Professor with the Department of English at the University of the Fraser Valley in Canada. I was born in Amritsar and despite being a Canadian for almost ten years, I have retained strong connections with the city of my birth. I have been freelancing for stage and television for more than two decades. I have written three T.V. series […]

Titanic anniversary: 15 fascinating facts about gigantic ship

Titanic, the gigantic ship started its venture on April 10, 1912, five days before it collided with an iceberg and sank into the frigid water of Atlantic on its maiden voyage. More than a century of research and debate, have brought different theories and facts about the ship, which has become famous even after the failure on its first expedition. Fourteen years before the Titanic expedition, writer Morgan Robertson wrote […]

Weaving in the web

There is no real ending, it’s just the place where you stop the story. “ Iconic American Science fiction writer Frank Herbert’s comment is probably the best justification for the veritable deluge of web series that have inundated the web space now. The author of Dune, the best-selling science fiction novel of all time could not have foreseen the current boom time for this genre in its sheer variety. The […]

Donning Dhoni

It is said that there is no rediscovery without risk, what you risk reveals what you value. This might very much be the creed that the peerless MS Dhoni lives by. He is the original exponent of the take it deep credo and in the process sheds the myriad layers of his genius only to unveil an entirely new one. Consider this an explosive wicketkeeper bat to fearless captain to […]

Teacher from remote Kenya village is world’s best, wins $1 million

A maths and physics teacher from a secondary school in a remote village in Kenya’s Rift Valley has won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for 2019, organisers have said. Peter Tabichi, who organisers say gives away 80 percent of his monthly income to the poor, received the prize at a ceremony Saturday in Dubai hosted by Hollywood star Hugh Jackman. “Every day in Africa we turn a new page […]

Change in with Badla

Agatha Christie said “Evil is not something superhuman, it is something less than human.” Evil demands a cold passion that is borne not out of genius but is characteristic of the unfeeling. It requires an approach to the job which is a consequence of sheer expediency and totally eliminates the moral compass. This was what exemplified much of the bestselling writers’ work and was typical of the dark and somber […]

Canada man chooses death with dignified party – music, whiskey and cigars included

Dan Laramie of Keremeos died with medical help on March 2 after amazing ‘farewell to this life’ party After years of serious health struggles related to diabetes, Dan Laramie left this world on his own terms, to the sound of cheers and applause celebrating a wonderful life. The 68-year-old well-known local musician (K-Town/Corner Turtles/Lulu and The Lazy Boys) passed away Saturday night at home, in Keremeos, at about 9:30 p.m. […]

Meet Canada's youngest billionaire on 2019 Forbes ranking

Forty-five Canadians have made Forbes magazine’s annual list of billionaires, with the youngest Canuck being 37-year-old e-commerce founder Peter Szulczewski. With a net worth of US$1.4 billion, the Polish-Canadian entrepreneur came in at number 1,605 on the global list, but ranked 34th out of the 45 Canadians. Shopify founder Tobi Lutke was the second-youngest Canadian on the list at 38 years old, followed by StumbleUpon’s 40-year-old Garrett Camps. Szulczewski is […]

Awantipora terror attack: Sudarsan Pattnaik pays sand art tribute to CRPF martyrs

The ghastly suicide terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir killed at least 44 jawans, and several others injured. The terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) has claimed responsibility for Thursday’s attack on the CRPF troopers. The terror attack has been condemned and several eminent personalities have expressed their anger and disgust on social media. The entire nation is standing in solidarity with the families of the martyrs […]