English Countryside Villages, A Sight To Behold

January 4, 2023 8:16 pm

English countryside villages stand out for their historic architecture. These charming villages are home to a variety of ancient buildings, including churches, cottages, manor houses, and inns, which have been standing for centuries. Many of these structures are made of stone or brick and have traditional details like thatched roofs, winding staircases, and leaded windows. […]

Jayasuriya Bats for Sri Lanka Tourism

August 21, 2022 7:35 pm

Sri Lanka’s Tourism Minister Harin Fernando and former cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya, who was recently appointed as tourism ambassador, said on Saturday that it is safe to travel to Sri Lanka now as normalcy has returned in the country following months of political turmoil. Jayasuriya said that Sri Lanka is exploring new avenues to attract more […]

Mah Gov Achieves The Incredible Feat Of Bringing Raj, Udhdhav And Shinde On the Same Page With His Foot In Mouth Remark, Again!

July 31, 2022 11:16 am

‘Mumbai won’t be financial capital if Gujaratis, Rajasthanis are not here’: Maharashtra’s 80-year-old Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s remark on a public platform created a huge uproar. People and politicians of all hues have slammed the remark and brought Raj Thackeray of MNS, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray and Leader of the breakaway Siv Sena group […]

RIP Peter Brook: Ved Vyas In Another Era

July 5, 2022 2:25 pm

“Padma Shri” Peter Brook, the well-known English theatre and film director died on 2nd July at the ripe age of 97 in Paris. Born on 21 March 1925, Peter Brook, a great theatre personality nonetheless, would be remembered for his larger-than-life “mise-en-scene” of Hindu epic “Mahabharat” in theatre and in film. Peter Brook’s “The Mahabharata” […]

New Avatar of Cleared Anti-conversion Bill More Harsh

December 24, 2021 6:51 pm

The Anti-conversion Bill in Karnataka that was cleared on Thursday emerged as far more stringent. The draft of the Karnataka Dharma Swatantrya Act, 2012 was sent to the Law Department for scrutiny in September, 2013. The draft was supposed to come up for discussion before Cabinet in 2016. However, the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government never took […]

A Parisian Parsi From Gujarat: Tracing The Life And Times Of JRD Tata

November 30, 2021 12:39 am

Source: Francois Xavier Durandy Recipient of the highest civilian awards of two countries – his birth place France and the adopted country of his forefathers India – JRD Tata died on November 29 in 1993 at the age of 89. A Padma Vibhushan and a Bharat Ratna awardee, JRD’s ancestors had fled Persia, the homeland […]

Unpopular Opinion: No Justice For Chandru, Little Jai For Bhim

November 26, 2021 10:55 am

Without intending as much, the film confounds the trauma of being born SC/ST in India -a multi-layered perpetual agony to the level of mere physical torture. The title of the film should have been” Chandru”, for “Jai Bhim” somehow just stops short of doing full justice either to amazing Justice Chandru or the essence of […]

Green Ahmedabad: City Restores 80 Per Cent Of Its Green Cover

November 18, 2021 2:36 pm

There is good news for Ahmedabad Citizens as more than four-fifth of the trees uprooted for making way for BRTS Bus Stands on Sola Science City Road have survived after transplantation. In a pragmatic eco-friendly practice, AMC authorities had replanted the uprooted trees in a nearby garden. It is heartening to note that only 20% […]

Junagadh Zindabaad! Junagadh Acceded To India on 9th November

November 9, 2021 5:25 pm

The Nawab of Junagadh, Muhammad Mahabat Khanji III Babi was from the Babai community of  Pashtun descent. Pashtun or Pakhtun tribe residing primarily in the region lying between the Hindu Kush in northeastern Afghanistan, north of the Indus River in present day Pakistan. Babi dynasty ruled Junagadh in western India since 1730. Known for his […]

Bollywood Connection Of Sameer Wankhede – NCB Officer Behind Mumbai Cruise Drugs Haul

October 4, 2021 10:54 am

In a strange quirk of fate, Wankhede is a name that returns to haunt King Khan once more. After the fracas of Shahrukh Khan mouthing abuses in drunken stupor a few years back at Wankhede Stadium, this time another Wankhede has crossed the path of a family living at one of the most iconic addresses […]