Category archives: Celebrity

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 […]

God who walked' passes on after 111-year journey::Funeral For "Walking God" To Be Held Today

Dr. Shivakumara Swamy,One of Karnataka’s most revered and influential spiritual leader, the 111-year-old seer of Siddaganga Mutt, died on Monday at the Mutt in Tumakuru. The head pontiff of Siddaganga Mutt of the dominant Lingayat community in Karnataka, who wielded social and political influence on account of his contributions to the educational sector through creation of over 70 schools and colleges, was declared dead Monday by doctors at the Siddaganga […]

Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris to fight 2020 US Presidential Election

Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California, a rising party star and outspoken critic of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, launched her 2020 campaign for the White House on Monday in an appearance on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Harris (54), the daughter of immigrants from Jamaica and India, enters the race with the potential advantage of being the Democratic candidate who looks most like the party’s increasingly diverse base of young, […]

In India, people talk about respecting women but not all practice it, says PV Sindhu

Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu on Friday said that the recent wake of the #MeToo has brought in a lot of change in the people’s mindsets and has educated both women and men about their responsibilities towards the society. Sindhu was present here at the inauguration of SH(OUT) – Sexual Harassment Out, a first of its kind initiative by Hyderabad City Police along with Soroptimist International Organisation. “I am very […]

First Indian-origin White House deputy spokesman Raj Shah quits Trump administration

Raj Shah, the first Indian-American to hold a top White House Press Office post, has quit to join an arm of a prominent communications and lobbying firm, becoming the latest of several senior officials to leave the Trump administration in recent months. Shah, 34, White House deputy spokesman and a former researcher at the Republican National Committee, was in the administration since president Trump took office in January 2017.”I’m excited […]

Swami Vivekananda Jayanti 2019: Inspirational quotes by the revered spiritual leader

Today is the 156th birth anniversary of one of India’s most revered spiritual leaders, Swami Vivekananda. Swami Vivekananda was born on January 12, 1863 in Kolkata, as Narendra Nath Datta. He took formal vows of sannyasa in 1887 and decided to renounce the worldly pleasures forever. Vivekananda used the principles of Vedanta to awaken the religious consciousness among people and help the poors. Let’s take a look at some of […]

Revealed! Why world's richest person Jeff Bezos is seeking divorce from his wife

The news of world’s richest person and Amazon.com Inc founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos seeking divorce from his wife MacKenzie Bezos after 25 years of marriage, has shocked one and all. Though market experts believe that the divorce may not have any material impact on the company and its shares, the reason behind the split has made everyone curious – given that Bezos had on several occassions contributed his […]

Miss Universe 2018: Miss Philippines Catriona Gray wins the crown

Catriona Elisa Gray from Philippines was crowned Miss Universe 2018 at a gala ceremony, where representatives from South Africa and Venezuela secured the first runner-up and second runner-up spots. India`s Nehal Chudasama failed to make it to the Top 20. Gray was ecstatic as she took her first walk as Miss Universe in a dazzling red gown with a thigh-high slit. She was crowned by Miss Universe 2017 Demi Leigh […]

PV Sindhu scripts history, clinches maiden BWF Tour Finals title

Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu scripted history on Sunday as she brushed aside Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in straight games to lift her maiden BWF World Tour Finals title in Guangzhou, China. The 23-year-old Indian continued her rich vein of form to register a 21-19, 21-17 win over Okuhara in a thrilling summit showdown of the women’s singles event that lasted a little over an hour. Sindhu, who finished as […]

Women's World Boxing Championships: Mary Kom becomes 1st woman boxer to win six gold medals

MC Mary Kom Saturday won a historic sixth gold in the Women’s World Championships, the mother-of-three doing, without breaking a sweat, what no other woman boxer has done or known before.The 35-year-old Mary Kom out-classed Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota in an unanimous 5-0 verdict in the 48kg category summit bout. The Olympic bronze medallist came into the all-important bout optimistic of adding to her five world championships titles, and, without an […]