A journalist and a filmmaker, Prachi Bari's 'Between Gods and Demons’ will reach all your screens on 21st June 2021 via the official YouTube channel RainbowFilms. The documentary is a unique short film that takes the audience on a journey to the Kumbh Mela. The 16 minutes documentary is based on the essence of one of the biggest and most auspicious Hindu celebrations in the country. However, the festival is celebrated for over twelve years… read-more
Happy Pride to all the queer folks! As the world is celebrating Pride Month, the lack of awareness and stigma surrounding this subject may make many curious about what it is and why it is celebrated. Every year, the Pride Month is celebrated in June to commemorate the LGBTQIA+ community around the world with pride parades that are a spectacle to watch. The reason behind this is rooted in the incident that started this long-standing fight of… read-more
Danmarks Radio (DR), the Danish public broadcaster, has said that the US National Security Agency (NSA) used Danish intelligence to spy on European politicians from 2012-14. According to DR, the NSA used Danish data cables to spy on top politicians, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other officials from Norway, Germany and Sweden. However, it is still unclear that whether Denmark itself allowed the use of its surveillance system… read-more
In a virtual meeting held on May 29, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to conduct the remaining VIVO Indian Premier League 2021 season in UAE. As per BCCI, the decision was taken considering the September-October monsoon season in India. For the same, BCCI also asked the concerned authorities to approach ICC seeking an extension of the T20 World Cup 2021 scheduled in October.
Netflix India, through Twitter on May 24, announced the release date of its most-awaited series Money Heist Season 5. The streaming giant made the announcement by dropping a date teaser that revealed that the 5th installment of the series will be released in two parts. While Volume 1 will hit the screens on September 3, Volume 2 is slated for December 3 release. "You can bank on it to be explosive," said Netflix India.
The e-Court services mobile application which has over 57 lakh downloads is now available in 14 Indian languages, said Union Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad on Twitter on May 24. The 14 languages offered are English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Khasi, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu. Available for free of cost, the mobile app is useful in finding case details at any time. ‘This… read-more
Indian Ed-tech startup Bada Business started a fundraising initiative #IamOxygenMan in association with Kailash Kher Foundation and ISKCON which garnered over 1 million views on YouTube raising Rs 7.5 crores for COVID-19 relief. The campaign aims to increase the bed capacity from 200 to 2000 for its makeshift hospital for COVID-19 patients in Dwarka, Delhi. Founder and CEO of Bada Business Dr. Vivek Bindra stated that the amount raised will… read-more
Among numerous charities meant for welfare of the underprivileged children, one such effort originating from Tamil Nadu's Chennai has stood out. R Raghavan, a self-taught chess master, has taken upon himself to produce India's next world chess champion. Raghavan, an engineering graduate, currently has nearly 60 students, learning chess free of cost, at the basic and intermediate tier. Son of a retired Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC)… read-more
Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao has directed the officials to temporarily recruit around 50,000 MBBS graduates to tackle the COVID-19 situation in the state. Telangana CMO tweeted that this step would lessen the burden on the Health Department. The government released a notification that includes the recruitment of nurses, lab technicians with remuneration details in it. Applicants can apply online on or before May 22.
Just like how mirror reflects a true picture of ourselves, press exhibits reflection of the society that acts as the watchdog of the system. Known as the 'Fourth Pillar' of democracy, this important facet is responsible for raising the voice of people while keeping a check on government's accountability. Every year World Press Freedom Day is celebrated on May 3 to highlight the violations of press freedom while laying emphasis on the harsh… read-more