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Mahasweta Das

Bollywood baddies

Bollywood baddies

December 17, 2019

One of the main ingredients of a Bollywood masala movie are the big, bad, scary and mean villains. Some of these villains have left a lasting impact in the minds of movie enthusiasts with their impeccable performances

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Superstitions that have logic!

Superstitions that have logic!

December 13, 2019

In India technology and superstitions reside side by side. From breaking mirrors to a cat crossing your path to sneezing – anything and everything has a superstition linked to it. However, few of these superstitions do have some logical reasoning and theories behind them.

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HDI 2019: India continues to trawl the bottom

HDI 2019: India continues to trawl the bottom

December 11, 2019

The extent of gender inequality prevailing in India was highlighted in the Gender Development Index, where India ranked lowly at 122 out of 162 countries, showing that the discriminatory attitude was widespread in the country with severe inequalities in three main areas - reprodu...

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Indian startup bridging digital gap in India

Indian startup bridging digital gap in India

December 11, 2019

Even though  the Indian government  is actively promoting its  Digital India campaign, there is a majority of the population majorly living in rural areas that are left behind in the digital race.

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INFOCOM 2019 organises state forums to showcase their potential

INFOCOM 2019 organises state forums to showcase their potential

December 9, 2019

The three-day conference INFOCOM in its 18th edition has adopted the theme of facing the challenges of VUCA world and winning. VUCA is an acronym that stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity, a combination of qualities that, taken together, characterise the n...

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Unique wedding rituals practised in India

Unique wedding rituals practised in India

December 5, 2019

Weddings in India is an emotional affair with family and friends coming together for three-four days to have great fun with the various rituals and traditions. Many of these traditions are quite unique and weird which are still in existence till today.

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Regional language content rules Indian OTT platforms

Regional language content rules Indian OTT platforms

December 4, 2019

In accordance to a report by RedSeer, a leading Indian media market research group, the Indian OTT (over the top) market is projected to grow 80 pc from 170 million in 2019 to 300 million by 2022. With increasing Internet penetration, the demand for online regional content has gr...

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More Indian students opting for higher studies in UK in 2019

More Indian students opting for higher studies in UK in 2019

December 3, 2019

The United Kingdom (UK) has seen an increase in student visas being granted to Indian and Chinese nationals. The nationals from these two nations together accounted for over half of all non-EEA (European Economic Area) tier-4 visas granted.

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Maharashtra promotes itself with ‘a country in a state’ model

Maharashtra promotes itself with ‘a country in a state’ model

December 2, 2019

Maharashtra Tourism has been vigorously promoting tourism in the state and in order to strengthen their outreach in east India, they conducted a roadshow in Kolkata.

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Language apps to check out before your next trip

Language apps to check out before your next trip

December 2, 2019

With the development in the digital sector, now even learning a new language has become an easy job. You can just pick up new words and phrases on the go while travelling.

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Unusual Indian temples with their offbeat offerings

Unusual Indian temples with their offbeat offerings

November 29, 2019

Belief is one of the strongest driving forces in world, and when in India you have a varied display of such faith and beliefs. But what when this faith is a bit unconventional? Here are a few offbeat Indian temples which may leave you surprised.

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More Indian expat students can now apply for scholarships to study in India

More Indian expat students can now apply for scholarships to study in India

November 27, 2019

More Indian children from UAE can now apply for higher education scholarship to study in India as rules are revised to make the programme open to families with income less then USD 5,000 per month.

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