Jan 042016
 
Chetan Bhagat emerges as India's best- selling author of 2015

Chetan Bhagat emerged as India’s best- selling author of 2015 and Amish Tripathi’s Scion of Ikshvaku has emerged the top-selling work of fiction, according to #FlipTrends, a year ender report released by e-commerce major Flipkart. In terms of cities which read books, Bengaluru emerged as India’s book capital with the highest number of book lovers in India. It is followed by Delhi-NCR and Kolkata. Contributed By Sonia Narula

Dec 312015
 
Top 5 Indian Destinations For Adventure Junkies

India has no dearth of destinations where you can indulge in spine-chilling adventure sports. Here’s the list of Indian destinations that are best suited for adventure sports. Mountain biking in Ladakh Ladakh, situated on the northern tip of India, is known around the world for its unparalleled natural beauty. Biking around Ladakh can be one of the most enthralling experiences in India. Startling mountain passes, thin air, and awe-inspiring beauty in a remote landscape, make biking in this region one hell of an adventure ride. […]

Jan 072015
 
7 Lies that Baba Ramdev told India

Baba Ramdev needs no introduction. He is a face so prominent that the mere mention of yoga makes your mind think of a lean figured man clad in dhoti doing abdominal movements. His start as a yoga guru was much appreciated by people across. But his publicity seems to have given him wings to go around talking about things that make less of sense. 7. Pranayam Yoga is the natural cure for all Physical and Mental ailments Ramdev Baba seems to have gone about blowing […]

Dec 312014
 
Top 5 Political Books in India of the Year 2014

That the nation with the largest number of illiterates and the largest number of high-school dropouts has its politics occasionally rocked by who said what in some book, only points to the book divide, or more precisely, the English language book divide that exists in India. Be that as it may, 2014 had a fair share of books that generated storms in the inner chambers of Lutyens Delhi and beyond. Here are my top five political books of 2014. Nehru and Bose: Parallel Lives The […]

Famous Indian dishes that have become a favorite of many worldwide

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Oct 222014
 
Famous Indian dishes that have become a favorite of many worldwide

Indian cuisines have started gaining popularity worldwide primarily because of being rich in taste and flavor. We now witness Indian restaurants in abundance abroad and if you think only Indians visit them, then you are mistaken. Now these restaurants top the charts of food critics for their opulent dishes. We bring to you some dishes that have become a favorite of many worldwide. 10. Butter Chicken The famous Punjabi delicacy is loved by food connoisseur across the globe. Considered to be one of the most […]

Look at some renowned sportspersons who made their names in politics too

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Sep 232014
 
Look at some renowned sportspersons who made their names in politics too

Sports and politics are irrefutably two themes that render the Indian subcontinent a hot topic for international discussions. Elections and sports world cups are like an everyday thing in India. Lok Sabha voting ends, state elections sets off followed by another form of election. Cricket World Cup ends, football fever starts with sporting events glancing for vacant space on the calendar. However, this amalgamation has come as blessing for diplomats from both sides. Politics is the new career perspective after retiring from sports, whereas political […]

Some Indian superstars who never had their hands on prestigious Bharat Ratna

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Aug 202014
 
Some Indian superstars who never had their hands on prestigious Bharat Ratna

Held as the highest civilian award in India, Bharat Ratna is awarded to an individual for his/her extraordinary service or performance inarts, literature, science and public services. However, in 2011, the criterion was open for any field of human endeavor and has three nominees every year. Philosopher Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, politician C. Rajagopalachari and scientist C. V. Raman were the first recipients of this prestigious award in 1954. Last year, the Bharat Rattan was presented to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, social reformer Dhondo Keshav Karve and chemist […]

5 Most Popular Indian Film Production Companies

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Aug 072014
 
5 Most Popular Indian Film Production Companies

Bollywood is one of the most prominent money making industries in this country. As expected there are production houses that go back to three generations and still going strong. They have been witness to changing trends, big stars coming and going. They have seen it all. Over the years they have churned out some of the most memorable and classic movies of our times and continue to do so till date.Let’s read about 5 such successful production houses – 5. Vishesh Film This production house […]

Chandigarh becomes worst Indian city: Survey

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Jun 152014
 
Chandigarh becomes worst Indian city: Survey

Indian cities don’t score very high on several parameters such as laws, policies, institutions, processes and accountability mechanisms that strongly influence quality of life. According to the Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems by Janaagraha which was carried out in 21 major cities of India across 18 states, the quality of life is poor. Indian cities have scored in the range of 2.5 to 4.0 on 10 as against the global benchmarks of London and New York which have scored 9.6 and 9.3 respectively. Kolkata scored […]

Let’s look at some of the infamous red light areas in our country

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Jun 132014
 
Let's look at some of the infamous red light areas in our country

One of the oldest occupations in the world is that of Prostitution. Read any eons-old piece of literature, like Chaucer’s great Canterbury Tales, you’ll get a reference to prostitution. Even in India’s age old classics, references to prostitution are often found. While not all are comfortable in bringing up the topic, except a few, like Charles Baudelaire and TS Eliot, that prostitution is still a harsh reality of any and every developed nations cannot be denied. Here in this list, we’ve make an attempt to […]

Interesting facts about the newly elected 16th Lok Sabha

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Jun 112014
 
Interesting facts about the newly elected 16th Lok Sabha

The Indian parliament is not only known for leaders roaring around, showing cash, debating on subjects of national interest, but also for its prudent voice and valuable suggestions at the end of day. From Ambani to Tatas, and from Kashmir to Kaniyakumari, everyone feels the heat of the decisions made by Indian Parliament. Let’s check out below some interesting facts about the newly elected 16th Lok Sabha many of us might not know. 1. Clear Mandate ‘We the people of India’ have handed a clear […]

Here are 5 Bollywood actresses who are in politics today

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Mar 222014
 
Here are 5 Bollywood actresses who are in politics today

One of the core and irreplaceable element of Bollywood is the presence of female actors. Their attendance has today taken the industry to a completely different level. Now it seems that the women have added a feather more on their caps by joining politics. Actresses who were face of beauty and attraction in the film industry have today joined different parties or have their presence felt in the Rajya Sabha. Hema Malini The lady who was the epitome of beauty in Bollywood and the dancing […]

Top 5 Indian female politicians who need a fashion makeover

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Mar 092014
 
Top 5 Indian female politicians who need a fashion makeover

With the 2014 Lok Sabha General Elections fast approaching, politicians are taking all the necessary efforts to woo the common man. Apart from an image makeover, what our powerful woman in the Indian politics needs is a serious fashion and style change. For example, take a look at Hina Rabbani Khar, Foreign Minister of our neighbouring country Pakistan, or Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan – they are so chic and glamorous! We take a look at the top 5 Indian female politicians who are […]

Top 5 famous female freedom fighters of India

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Mar 092014
 
Top 5 famous female freedom fighters of India

We have heard countless tales of the bravery of these women; the ones who fought for the freedom of India alongside their male counterparts. You may know of their prowess in the freedom struggle, but do you know their education background? Education makes a person who he or she is in life. What have these 5 famous women freedom fighters of India studied? 1. Rani Laxmi Bai Also famously known as Rani of Jhansi, Rani Laxmi Bai broke defined female stereotypes by donning the attire […]