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Post Views: 1,982 Cast: Rajkumar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Sanjay Mishra, Raghubir Yadav & Anjali Patil. Directed by: Amit V Masurkar. Introduction: When was the last time somebody’s honesty choked you? Honestly, ‘truth is the most blurred concept in today’s times. We live in an age where ‘speaking the truth’ is celebrated when actually that should have been the norm. But let’s leave that discussion to another day. Today, let’s talk about a little gem called

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Bhoomi: Sanjay Dutt Shines In A Half Baked Revenge Drama

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Post Views: 2,470  Director: Omung Kumar Actors: Sanjay Dutt, Aditi Rao Haydri Rating: *** (3/5) “Save the Water, Save the daughter”   When Bollywood decided that the bigger problem is not to save the water but the need of the hour is to protect our daughters, we get Bhoomi. The new outing by award-winning director ‘Omung Kumar’, known for directing biopics like Mary Kom and Sarbhjit, brings us a tale of the revenge drama, woven

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A critical overview of the Indian Shinkansen

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Post Views: 1,909 The Shinkansen is one of the most reputed and reliable train systems in the world. Shinkansen is Japanese for ‘New Trunk Line’ & English for ‘Bullet Train’. It has established a record for being punctual, clean and insanely efficient leading to it arguably becoming Japan’s lifeline much like how the Delhi metro and Mumbai local are lifelines for their respective cities. Recently, India and Japan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

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Censorship is a double edged sword

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Post Views: 1,528 Censorship is a term that’s become quite common in India. More than tying it up to a sort of entrenched political environment, it’s crucial to understand the limits of censorship, where it intervenes and what sort of denial of information is right keeping in mind ‘sanctity of the collective conscience’ of a group or nation as a whole. Censorship, going by one narrative, is the practice of withholding certain information from the

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Going for a Green Puja helps humanity in the long run

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Post Views: 1,348 Every year as Durga Puja celebrations take place across the country, a festive mood permeates the atmosphere. There is fun and frolic everywhere with Didis and Dadas, Didimas & Dadus, Maashis & Meshos heading out in their best to seek the blessings of Durga who is splendidly created in a variety of avatars. Though the emotional, cultural, social and ritual outpouring is simply amazing, it gets a bad blotch when the idols

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Google Tez heralds a new chapter in mobile wallets

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Post Views: 1,333 Google Tez is one of the newest offerings from the search engine giant that seeks to disrupt the mobile wallet industry, which post demonetization in India, has grown to unforeseen levels. Google has joined up with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and has built Tez on a Unified Payments Interface (UPI) platform. Tez, designed as a Lite app, is just 7 MB in size so that it can run on

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Together for Peace, On International Peace Day 2017

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Post Views: 1,625 International Peace Day, also popularly known as World Peace Day is an annual festival observed by 193 member nations of UN. The day is focused on commemorating and strengthening peace within the nation and amongst people. This year it was observed on21st September with the theme “Together global campaign”, which aims to achieve respect, safety, and dignity for all.” The celebrations had started 100 days prior to the peace day with the

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Time for the Defence Minister to gear up

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Post Views: 18,095 It’s a historic moment for India indeed. After a period of 35 years, she witnessed another woman becoming the defence minister of India. There has been universal praise from all sections of politics, media and civil society. With Nirmala Sitharaman becoming Union Defense minister and Sushma Swaraj handling External Affairs, it’s a rare sight to see two crucial portfolios of government being handled being handled by intellectually and experientially strong and capable

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Right to Privacy is needed but it’s not absolute

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Post Views: 15,708 Recently, the Supreme Court (SC) passed the ‘Right to Privacy’ (RTP) by making it a part of fundamental rights in the Indian constitution. Chief Justice J.S. Khehar along with 8 other members of the Supreme Court announced the landmark judgment by assessing that ‘Right to Privacy is inalienable to the dignity and integrity of the individual and is protected under Article 21 that envisages protection of life and personal liberty.’ Of course,

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Blood donation is a form of salvation

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Post Views: 12,270 I am an avid blood donor. In my college too I had donated blood and got yummy refreshments in return. But the best part was that my contribution was literally saving someone’s life. To ensure I get updates regarding blood donation, I signed up to receive notifications from BloodConnect, a wonderful organization working towards addressing blood shortage in India. Today I again got an opportunity to donate to a blood cancer patient.

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