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Indian superstitions that are based off scientific explanations

Apparently a bad day awaits you if a black cat crosses your path. Or maybe even if you washed your hair on Tuesdays and Thursdays Sounds weird, right? Now, get this While most superstitions seem ridiculous & bizarre, apparently, some of them have seemingly logical explanations behind their origin Using lemon and chillies prevents you from buri nazar. Origin: Considered to be the most common totka in Indian society, this […]

Kashmir’s most wanted: The top 6 terrorists in the Valley

There were two major developments in Jammu and Kashmir in the past couple of days. The Ramazan ceasefire was not extended and two days after that, the BJP pulled out from the PDP led government. The state is currently under Governor’s rule and President of India approved of the same. With the rule of the Governor in place, the Army is expected to be tougher in a bid to flush […]

‘Suicide is no solution’

A few weeks ago,a senior Mumbai cop couldn’t cope with the excruciating pain of cancer and committed suicide.Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain cut short his life and one more name was added to this sad and depressing list of people taking their own lives when spiritual guru, Bhaiyyuji Maharaj shot himself dead in Indore. I don’t mean to adopt a sermonising attitude towards these people,who chose suicide. Neither is there any […]

6 Reasons Why You Need to Rethink Success

Over the last several years, I have become addicted to reading, writing and talking about success. I follow motivational speakers on Twitter. I regularly listen to tips and tricks on podcasts and YouTube about how to find success in your career, business, relationships, or extracurricular activities. I’ve gone to talks, networked, made connections, and sought out like-minded individuals. I’ve made friends and I tried to influence people. I even wrote […]

Eid-ul-Fitr 2018: India to celebrate Eid on June 16

The auspicious festival of Eid-ul-Fitr or Eid-Al-Fitr is widely celebrated by Muslims around the globe. The festival marks the end of Ramadan and is celebrated by breaking the 30-day long fast with a grand celebration. Eid-ul-Fitr is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during which Muslims are not permitted to fast. The celebrations of the festival depend purely upon the sighting of the moon. There is […]

10 Simple Steps for Self-Motivation

Renowned American motivational speaker and author, Dr. Stephen R. Covey once remarked: “Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.” How do you define motivation? There are two distinct types of motivation: Intrinsic: Motivation that comes from within ourselves. Extrinsic: Motivation that is derived from outside source such as a friend, colleagues, seniors at workplace, […]

The One Question You Must Answer for a Life Full of Happiness and Fulfillment

When you see very passionate people in business, education, or religious life you may wonder where that level of passion comes from. They can rant across the stage and we all, in rapt attention, follow their every movement and take notes on every word they say. These people exude passion and the radiate enthusiasm. But passion is not manifested, it is derived. Individuals who’ve reached the top of their field […]

25 killed as Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupts, airport closed

At least 25 people were killed when Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupted Sunday, belching ash and rock and forcing the airport to close, the country’s disaster agency said. “The toll was 25 dead as of 9:00 pm (0300 GMT Monday),” the spokesman for the National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (Conred) said in a WhatsApp group. Search and rescue operations for the missing and dead have been suspended due to low light […]

 
 
 

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pokes fun at his visit to India experience

Canada’s Press Gallery dinner is the annual opportunity for the country’s top politicians to do their stand-up comedy act, using it as an opportunity to score some points off their opponents as well. At the dinner , Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also poked fun at an experience he appears not to have enjoyed too much – his visit to India, for which he received some criticism in his own […]