Category archives: Celebrity


RIP Sridevi: 8 Best songs to remind you

Bollywood’s first female superstar, Sridevi breathed her last late Saturday night when she died of a cardiac arrest in Dubai. Sridevi was one of the most popular female stars in the 1980-90s as Yash Chopra’s favourite heroine. Here are 9 songs that stand testimony to Sridevi’s graceful beauty, adorable charm and the contagious energy she brought to each frame: Please follow and like us:

Aruna Reddy wins bronze medal for India in Gymnastics World Cup 2018

Aruna Budda Reddy on Saturday created history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to win an individual medal at the Gymnastics World Cup as she clinched a bronze in the women’s vault event here. Reddy could not make it to the national team for the 2010 Commonwealth Games as she was underage but then she took part in the 2014 CWG and now she is well on her way achieving […]

Take efforts to seek help for depression: Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone speaking on ‘Making mental wellness a boardroom priority’ at the World Congress on Information Technology and Nasscom India Leadership Forum on Wednesday. Deepika Padukone said she was not afraid to fail and not afraid to talk about the way she feels. She believes that success and failure are all part of life and everybody fails at one point in their life. “I am at a stage in my […]

You must know about Chhatrapati Shivaji on his birth anniversary

Today is the birth anniversary of the greatest Maratha ruler ever-known — Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Born in the hill-fort of Shivneri, near the city of Junnar in Pune district, he carved out an enclave from the declining Adilshahi sultanate of Bijapur that formed the genesis of the Maratha Empire. He was crowned as the Chhatrapati (Monarch) of his realm at Raigad in 1674 and subsequently, established a progressive civil rule […]

Review: Imperfect by Sanjay Manjrekar

Make no mistake, this is no airbrushed hagiography dressed up as a biography. During the time when he was playing, there were few better sights than the ball meeting the middle of Sanjay Manjrekar’s bat, whether it was in forward defence or for a drive through the off side. Considered one of the most technically proficient batters of his time, as he recounts his rollercoaster career as cricketer and TV […]


Internet’s latest sensation Priya Prakash Varrier?

On Sunday, the timelines of social media users got flooded with a viral clip from a forthcoming Malayalam film Oru Adaar Love. The clip featured a girl winking at a classmate. The widely shared video left everybody asking for the name of the actor. Priya, who is a model and singer, went to Vimala College in Thrissur. Intrestingly, this isn’t the only viral video she has featured in. Earlier, a […]

Tripura CM Manik Sarkar Poorest CM Of India Has Rs. 2,410 In Bank Account

Marxist leader Manik Sarkar, who has been guiding the destiny of Tripura for 20 long years, remains arguably India’s poorest chief minister, with a paltry Rs 1,520 cash in hand and Rs 2,410 in a bank account. According to the affidavit submitted by him, Manik has Rs 1,520 cash in hand and Rs 2,410 deposits in his account in a nationalised bank. He does not have any other bank deposits […]

Mahatma Gandhi's 70th death anniversary: Does the idea of non-violence work in today's world?

Seventy years after Mohandas Gandhi died, people have come to recognise his assassination (or the argued causes behind it) as a fault-line between competing ideas of modern India. Gandhi’s assassination still has a bearing, not only on Hindu-Muslim relations and the “Secularism vs Hindutva” debate, but also on the very nature of what it means to be a Hindu in the 21st Century. However, bitter disputes on all these issues […]

Meet the Padma awardee from Karnataka who helped deliver babies for 70 years, free of cost

It was the year 1940. Narasamma was only 20 years old when she helped bring the first baby into the world. This child was her aunt’s. And even as an overwhelmed Narasamma took on the role of a midwife for the very first time, little did she know that what she would one day win a national honour for it. ‘Sulagatti’ Narasamma has been delivering babies for 70 years in […]

First flight, first radio, first sight of Gandhi: 100 year old Bangalore man remembers "those days"

From a time when Bengaluru was ruled by kings to the burgeoning metropolis it has become today, Gubbi Narasimaiah Lakshmipathi has seen many a seasons in his lifetime and has lived to tell the tale. Age, he proves, is just a number. Earlier this month, the father of four, grandfather of 10 and great-grandfather of 16, clocked in his 100th birth anniversary. He has witnessed two defining events in the […]