When a Bollywood actor caused a Social Media overreaction

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan, shocked his fans around the world during his speech at an award ceremony this week, when he claimed that his wife, wanted to emigrate from India, due to the growing intolerance towards Muslims. As the world is turning hostile toward Muslims, the secular nation of India has become more intolerant as…

The Hunger Games – A review

  PHOTO CREDIT : FLICKR Image via https://www.flickr.com/photos/gerrygg/7973991160/in/photolist- In his attempt to do justice to the popular The Hunger games series, Francis Lawrence has gone all out to recreate every word in The Hunger Games novel. The dystopian war movie, begins with Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), recovering from her injuries. Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth reprise…

Chemsex – the latest craze

PHOTO CREDIT: Flickr Image via https://www.flickr.com/photos/notimexpr/22657592467/in/photolist-Awb5RZ Its now possible to have sex for 72 hours, without stopping. Gay men have popularised his possibility. It’s called ‘chemsex’.

10 outrageous things Charlie Sheen has said

Breaking news – Charlie Sheen has given up his hedonistic lifestyle and is now embracing philanthropy! The former Two and a Half Men star  recently admitted that he has been diagnosed with HIV on a popular American talk show. The 50 – year- old actor conceded on the show that he got tested and was…

Keeping up the fantasy

Fantasy Football. The name says it all. Given the opportunity, which football fan wouldn’t fantasise about being  the owner of their own football team, with the best players? Have you wondered what your favourite footballers would want on their teams? Well ,’Fantasy Football Club’ which airs live at 9 PM on Sky Sports, features football…

The Modi effect

Hundreds of people were flocking to Wembley Park on 12th November. Roads near Wembley were blocked, due to heavy traffic, and Wembley stadium was lit with the happy faces of the audience. The man who has conquered the hearts of millions of Non Resident Indians stormed England with his charm and charisma. Wembley stadium was packed…

The Tale of Tampon Tax

PHOTO CREDIT: Flickr Image via https://www.flickr.com/photos/peteriches/16435923154/in/photolist- There has been a heated row over ‘Tampon Tax’, which is the five percent VAT on sanitary products. According to the Telegraph, university students, charity workers, and working women have been vocally protesting against this tax on social media and on the streets. This tax has been imposed by the…

Sexism in Korean soaps

Soap operas are popular worldwide and many people watch Asian soaps online. Korean Soaps, or ‘K drama’ as it is popularly known as, was brought to the attention of worldwide audiences after the release of the soap ‘Boys over flowers’ in 2009. The show was aired on the channel KBS2, at 21: 50, on Mondays. The…

Scholarships: Why they matter

PHOTO CREDIT: FLICKR Image via https://www.flickr.com/photos/ukinthailand/6799527411/in/photolist- A scholarship can alter the life a student, in unimaginable ways. A scholarship is the stepping stone for a student to have new adventures in the world of academics. Being a recipient of a scholarship opens new doors in the workforce as well. Why apply for a scholarship?  Often, students…

What lies behind North Korea’s iron curtain?

  PHOTO CREDIT : Flickr One of the world’s most fiercely secretive countries, which made news this year for the movie, ‘The Interview’, is in the news yet again. The country is expecting a visit from UN Secretary general, Ban Ki -Moon according to South Korean news agency Yonhap. If North Korea complies, then this will…

Lights, Children and Fireworks!

PHOTOS : Sanjana Raman The thrilled screams of children, the sharp rebukes of parents and the laughter of friends inundated the quiet area of Wealdstone on Saturday. It was that time of the year again.