May 31, 1893 is unarguably a historic day. On this date, two great Indians and visionaries — Swami Vivekananda and Jamsetji Tata — sailed together on a ship from Japan to the US. Both, whose lives would ultimately impact millions of their ... The Financial Chronicle, 1 week ago
There is a group of La La Land haters -- especially jazz aficionados who feel the film gives too much importance to a white man who sets out to save the musical genre associated with the African American community, points out Aseem Chhabra. Is Meryl Streep the greatest actor of our times? She definitely is. But does she deserve another Oscar? Probably not! After Tuesday's Oscar nominations announcement the actress now has 20 nods in the acting category -- the most for any actor ever. But she ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Here's your weekly digest of unbelievably unusual images from across the world. Revelers participate in a parade on the streets during a carnival to mark the annual Orthodox St. Vasilij Day in the village of Vevcani, south of the Macedonian capital of Skopje. Photograph: Ognen Teofilovski/Reuters Men dressed as "Chlaeuse", figures that scare away evil spirits, carry round bells and cowbells as they walk on a partially snow-covered road during the traditional "Sylvesterchlausen" near the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Andhra Pradesh's new capital city Amaravati might take the shape of a glorified film set and live up to its sobriquet 'Bhramaravati' (an illusionary or mythical city) as Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is now enlisting the services of yet another movie ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
'The year in pictures' treks across the globe, looking back on the moments that shaped 2016. From the United States presidential race, to demonetisation in India to the refugee crisis, the news has kept pouring in. Here are our top 50 moments from the world. (Please click on an image to know more about it) Breaking stigma with colour Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in the Holi celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation Sulabh International at a temple at ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
While Odisha is boasting of Rs 2,03, 270 crore worth of investments and inviting big brands like ITC, Aditya Birla Group, Adani and Shahi Exports through its Make in Odisha initiative, the state is still mulling new initiatives to place its home brands, ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
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