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Deepa Venkatesan

  • Microsoft brightens up Diwali by unveiling Lumia series at affordable prices

    Microsoft Devices on Wednesday launched in India the recently unveiled Lumia 830 and Lumia 730 Dual SIM smartphones running on the latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, bringing industry-leading imaging technology to more affordable price levels.   The company also announced the sales start of...

    Wednesday, 1 October 2014 - 6:27pm
  • When felines from across the world gathered at Whiskas International Cat Show in Mumbai

    Cat enthusiasts and feline lovers in India had experienced the Whiskas 2nd International Cat Show in Prabhadevi, Mumbai on September 27 and 28 at Stallion Banquets. Felines from various states of India were in Mumbai to compete for the title of "Best in Show" and other titles at the show.  

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 9:45am
  • All you need to know about Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneerselvam

    O Paneerselvam, the newly appointed Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu has a challenging task at hand this time as the much-adored "Amma" Jayalalithaa stands disqualified as an MLA following her conviction and four-year imprisonment in the Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate wealth case by a Bangalore court...

    Sunday, 28 September 2014 - 7:54pm
  • World Peace Day: Uniting the world, one flash mob at a time

    Zouk is a form of music and dance originally from Brazil, but it also brought the world together in the form of co-ordinated flash mobs on World Peace Day on September 21.

    Monday, 22 September 2014 - 11:00pm
  • Watch: Emma Watson's powerful speech on Gender Equality at the United Nations Headquarters

    HeForShe, a solidarity movement for gender equality by the United Nations (UN) Women held a special event at its UN Headquarters in New York on September 20. Amidst many representatives from across the globe, Harry Potter actress Emma Watson, moved the audience with her speech. 

    Monday, 22 September 2014 - 7:54pm
  • I am not VLCC, I am a part of it: Vandana Luthra

    A widely recognised health brand in India, Vandana Luthra Curls and Curves (VLCC) has expanded globally in the past few years. Its recent association with Kenya had resulted in setting up VLCC's first centre in Nairobi, Africa. VLCC recognizes itself as a pioneer in setting up a brand for holistic...

    Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 9:05pm
  • Americans trying Indian desserts for the first time

    A hilarious video made by BuzzFeed Video spanning for over two and half minutes has captured every moving muscle of Americans' reaction while they feasted on Indian sweets like Kaju Katli, Jalebi, Rasgullas etc. The video records the different ways in wich Americans describe every Indian sweet. ...

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 5:15pm
  • Jack the Ripper: Has the serial killer in the 126-year-old case finally been unmasked?

    The unsolved mysterious murders of women in London in 1888 have spawned some of the most bizarre theories over the years. Called 'Jack, the Ripper', the serial killer reportedly targeted impoverished areas in and around Whitechapel in East London, slaying prostitutes and pulling off their organs.

    Sunday, 7 September 2014 - 8:55pm
  • The #RubbleBucketChallenge: Emptying the bucket for Gaza

    With the Ice Bucket Challenge aimed at raising awareness about the ALS disease having gone viral, several other versions have cropped up in an attempt to draw attention to local causes. People sympathetic to the Palestinian cause have now responded with the Rubble Bucket Challenge. 

    Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 7:00pm
  • A silent short film shows why Braille literacy must be encouraged in India

    White Print, India’s first English Lifestyle Magazine in Braille released ‘B for Braille’ a silent short ​on August 25 to promote Braille literacy in India. Unveiled by Bollywood actor-producer, Dia Mirza, the film is a story of a ten year old visually impaired boy who is intrigued by a book that...

    Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 7:02pm