If dystopian post-apocalyptic films are your thing, swing by at your nearest cinema this weekend, says Abhishek Mande Bhot. Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) wakes up with no memory of his past, smack in the middle of a huge maze. Around him are a bunch of boys who've landed in the clearing they call the Glade in pretty much the same manner. This week's release The Maze Runner, an adaptation of the book by the same name, starts in medias res and the audience, just as the boys in the maze, must wait, ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
When Sushmita Sen won Miss Universe in 1994 and Aishwarya Rai returned home with the Miss World sash, most of us weren't really aware of just what the two titles meant. But we knew that the achievements were remarkable. For perhaps the first time, Indians woke up to the fact that 'beautiful' need not mean a tall, blonde, blue-eyed woman. Before Sushmita Sen and Aishwarya Rai became the most famous celebrities in India who weren't movie stars, they were just two girls competing for a title -- ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
All of 22 and straight out of college, Pavithra YS (pictured below) decided to make a difference and look what she's achieved! Vindhya E-Infomedia is a business processes outsourcing company based in Bengaluru. With over 600 employees, Vindhya is probably just a speck in the booming BPO market. What sets it apart is that most of its 600-plus employees (including everyone on the floor operations) are differently abled. When she started Vindhya, Pavithra YS was all of 22, fresh out of college, ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Twenty-year-old Sheetal Jain is the daughter of a bar dancer and grew up in Mumbai's red light district. But she isn't letting that define her identity. As you read this, Sheetal is in Washington DC pursuing a course in drumming. This is her story. Sheetal Jain is pursuing a course in drumming at the Levine School of Music in the US Photograph Courtesy: Kranti Goddess Durga has arrived in Kamathipura. She has been mounted on a handcart, the kind vegetable vendors use to sell their wares and ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Incheon:Deepika Kumari, India's best bet in women's archery showed good form to come up as the eighth best in the ranking round of the women's individual recurve event at the Gyeyang Asiad Archery Field here on Wednesday. The 20-year-old ...ZeeNews.com, 1 month ago
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