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Category archives: Celebrity

France Appoints Assam Girl As Ambassador to Inspire Scientists of Tomorrow!

Priyanka Das has been appointed as the ambassador of “For Girls and Science”, an initiative that was launched in 2014 to promote scientific pursuits amongst young people and especially, girls. From being one of the few to work for the satellite navigation wing of Rafale Fighter Jets of France, to make a micro-satellite in Paris, Priyanka Das has a list of incredible achievements. The Assamese girl has now added a […]

PC Sorcar: India's 'maharajah of magic' who terrified the UK

At 9.15pm on 9 April 1956, the BBC’s switchboard suddenly lit up with calls from hundreds of viewers convinced they had just witnessed a gruesome murder live on their television screens. A mysterious-looking oriental magician had put a 17-year-old girl in a trance, laid her on a table and sliced her body in half with a massive buzz saw as if she were a slab of meat on a butcher’s […]

Former Google Techie behind Patanjali's Desi Whatsapp -- "KIMBHO"

US-based software engineer and former Google techie Aditi Kamal is the brain behind Baba Ramdev-promoted swadeshi messaging app Kimbho. The 32-year-old, who was a team leader at Google Hangouts, has also worked at Yahoo Mail and Oracle. “After working in the US for over a decade, I wanted to design an application for my country,” said Kamal, an MSc in computer science from the University of Southern California. “I decided […]

Narendra Modi made 40 trips since 2014: A list of countries visited, expenses incurred on chartered flights in four years

On Saturday, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government in the Centre completed four years in power. During the four years, Modi led the government through several key decisions on foreign policy. India’s foreign policy was pushed through multiple personal visits by the prime minister to countries around the world, from Pakistan and Bhutan to the United States and Israel. “Under Modi, India redefined its approach to maintaining relationships with […]

Brilliant Kannur Youngster Puts Google to Good Use, Becomes Millionaire at 21!

It was a computer gifted to TNM Jawad which overturned his fortune and changed his life for the better. The 21-year-old from Kannur, Kerala, is a millionaire today and owns a company that rakes in an annual income of ₹2 crore. He also owns a house and a BMW car—and all this is thanks to Google! This is the inspiring story of an enterprising youngster who entered uncharted territory at […]

Royal Wedding: 1.9 billion people watched Meghan Markle and Prince Harry get married

An estimated 1.9 billion people tuned in to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s star-studded royal wedding at the iconic St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, according to a media report. Prince Harry, 33, and Meghan, 36, exchanged vows at the Chapel on Saturday in presence of 600 guests, including the Queen. “Meghan Markle and Prince Harry joined hands and exchanged vows in front of the archbishop of Canterbury, Justin […]

"Supercop" Himanshu Roy, former Maharashtra ATS chief, commits suicide : His Top Cases

Himanshu Roy, a senior Maharashtra police officer involved in many high-profile investigations, committed suicide by shooting himself at his home in Mumbai on Friday. The police have found a one page suicide note. A suicide note recovered from his residence quoted Roy as saying that he was ending his life because he had been battling cancer for the past two years and was suffering from depression as a result. According […]

Coolie in Kerala station makes use of free Wi-Fi to realise civil services dream

Being surrounded by books is a matter of routine for civil services aspirants, but Sreenath K, a coolie who cleared the written test of the Kerala Public Service Commission, the preparation is just about his phone and earphones as he goes about his job. Sreenath has been earning his livelihood carrying heavy luggage at Ernakulam Junction in Kerala for the past five years. Unlike his colleagues, he deftly balances the […]

Prakash Raj to Amitabh Bachchan: “Speak up, Sir. We need your voice”

On Monday, noted Karnataka actor and activist Prakash Raj urged his Bollywood colleagues to stand up against growing saffron surge in the country and speak truth to the power. Deploring that most of the Bollywood celebrities are too scared to speak out, multilingual actor and activist Prakash Raj on Monday requested his senior colleague Amitabh Bachchan to break his silence over burning issues confronting the country. During a Facebook live […]

Dadasaheb Phalke 148th birth anniversary: 10 amazing facts about the father of Indian cinema

Dadasaheb Phalke is the man who introduced the people of India to the beauty of cinematic experience and pioneered the beginning of one of the largest entertainment industry in the world. In a career spanning over two decades, he made 121 movies, including 26 short films. Today, on his 148th birth anniversary, we present to you some of the amazing facts about the father of Indian cinema. 1. Popularly known […]