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A ride for India, through India: Elizabeth and Rakhe's 7,000km fight against racism

August 15, 2022 marks 75 years of our independence. We have achieved a lot in these 75 years, but there are gaps that still need to be filled. One such big gap that still exists is the one between the northeast and the rest of India.

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5 movies you should consider watching this Independence Day

Today marks the 75th anniversary of India's independence from the British rule. If you do not have an outing plan with your friends, you can sit back and watch some of the gems from Bollywood.

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8 things about Independence Day celebrations in school every 90s kid can relate to

India is all set to celebrate its 75th Independence Day on August 15. As kids, we all celebrated Independence Day at school. And that probably was the last time we celebrated the day with full enthusiasm.

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11 jugaads we Indians have innovated

Out of all the people around the globe, we desis are probably known most for our 'jugaads' (after our spices and Bollywood of course). Jugaad is a Hindi word for coming up with weird yet useful innovations due to a lack of resources.

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Where did the 21-gun salute come from?

Every year during Independence and Republic Day, the Indian Tricolour is accorded a 21-gun salute. This year is special since it is the first time that the gun salute will feature an indigenous howitzer, the Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS), alongside British Artillery Guns.

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Grab your snacks and watch these 5 shows over this long weekend

Finally a long weekend is ahead of us. Thanks to the festivities for falling on the right days and giving us the much needed long break. It is probably the best time to binge watch every new release if you don’t have any other plans.

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Armie Hammer, cannibalism, controversies: House of Hammer trailer on Discovery+ is just the tip of the iceberg

It was last January when Armie Hammer was 'cancelled' and removed from all ongoing film projects, owing to allegations of sexual abuse and even 'cannibalism' claims! Now, a Discovery+ docu-series, House of Hammer, attempts to expose the actor's concerning behaviour from the perspectives of his exes.

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A Reading Diary: A year of magical reading

Alberto Manguel's A Reading Diary: A Year of Favourite Books is a library in prose form. A reader can stop at any of the numerous lists of books and authors catalogued here and simply search them on the internet to get immersed in a new world each time.

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3,500 kg explosives, 500 cops: How Noida's Supertech Twin Towers will be demolished on Aug 28

The twin towers of the bankrupt Supertech Emerald Court project, located in Uttar Pradesh's Noida Sector 93-A, will finally be demolished on August 28. The demolition comes after a nearly-10-year-long legal battle.

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Oscar winner Parasite predicted Seoul's Banjiha flooding tragedy 3 years ago

Remember the claustrophobic flooding scene in Parasite? Three years after Bong Joon-ho’s 2020 Best Picture Oscar winner served as a cautionary tale, Korean authorities moved to ban the infamous semi-basement flats after 13 people drowned in Seoul floods.

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Johnson & Johnson to stop selling its talc-based baby powder. Here's why

Global pharma company Johnson & Johnson is going to stop selling its global legacy product: the talc-based baby powder. In 2020, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) had stopped selling baby powder in the US after thousands of consumer safety lawsuits were filed against the company.

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Indian Matchmaking season 2 is here and so are the memes. Here are the best ones

The second season of Indian Matchmaking released on August 10. The show is making all the buzz over the internet. But not for good reasons.

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With The Menu set to release at TIFF, here are five restaurants across the world that will blow a hole in your pocket

While The Menu mocks the elitist world of the cordon-bleu experience, we couldn’t help but wonder where it might have drawn some real-world inspiration from. Here’s some of the most bougie fine dining restaurants in the world (which we’d probably have to auction a couple organs to ever get to eat at).

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North Korea declares victory over Covid-19, says Kim Jong-un also suffered from fever

North Korea has done something it has never done before: admit that its Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un suffered from a health ailment. And it has also claimed, something no other country has so far: victory over Covid-19.

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Another pitbull attack after Lucknow: 30-year-old Gurugram woman fighting for life

A 30 year-old woman was attacked by a pitbull dog in Haryana's Gurugram on Thursday. The woman was admitted to Delhi's Safdargunj Hospital where her condition is critical.

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Facebook, Twitter in favour of self-regulatory body in India; Google opposes it

Top tech companies had last month signed a code of practice to self-regulate and to reduce harmful online content in New Zealand. On the same line, Facebook and Twitter have supported the Indian government's idea of a self-regulatory body in India, but, Google has opposed it

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Remember the instant loan app harassers? ED thinks crypto exchange WazirX helped them

In 2020, the Hyderabad police launched an investigation into illegal instant loan apps. The loan apps were harassing borrowers to the extent that some died by suicide. Now, ED has found its links to the crypto exchange platform WazirX.

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India may see trans people as pilots soon as DGCA issues new norms

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has finally laid down rules of medical evaluation for people belonging to the transgender community. It can be considered the first step in the right direction for making the aviation industry more inclusive.

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Timothee Chalamet’s cannibal love story, Bones and All, reveals first look ahead of Venice premiere

Italian director Luca Guadagnino’s Bones and All revealed its first look as lead star Timothee Chalamet dropped a teaser on Twitter. Here’s the first glimpse of what the film has in store.

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6 serious reasons for which your manager can fire you

Though getting fired from your workplace sucks, you are kind of asking for it if you show up drunk at your office, fail a drug test or disappear during work hours.

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Bobby Kataria publicity ke liye kuch bhi karega. Even smoking on a flight

Haryana-based Instagram influencer Bobby Kataria loves to make Facebook lives, flex his biceps, walk with swag like a celebrity to background music and be in the spotlight. The social media fame, followers and likes are his fuel.

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With crude oil prices falling, 3 paint stocks you should keep an eye on

When global crude oil prices breached record highs in March and June , sectors like paint, tire, and aviation were the worst affected. But now that the crude oil prices are coming down, keep an eye on Asian Paints, Berger Paints, and Kansai Nerolac.

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