Monthly Archive:

Forbes-Lists-Akshay-Kumar

Forbes Lists Akshay Kumar As 52nd Highest Paying Celebrity Of The World

Forbes 2020 list of World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities has Akshay Kumar at 52nd position. And it is a coincident that the Bollywood Khiladi is only 52-year old. Also, he is the only Indian actor to be featured in that prestigious list.

Akshay Kumar in Forbes list

Achieving numbers isn’t a big deal for the Khiladi actor as he has done pretty well on box office numbers and hits. But featuring in the prestigious list of Forbes is no less than a feat for even the most successful actor of Hollywood. And Akshay Kumar beat even Will Smith, Jennifer Lopez and Rihanna in Forbes list.

With earnings of 48.5 million dollars, Akshay Kumar has become the real Khiladi of Bollywood. Also, he accepts that he came to Bollywood with the only intention of making quick money and that the still desires to make more money.

Akshay Kumar wants to make money

Read the rest

Choked – Paisa Bolta Hai: Anurag Kashyap Clogged The Movie With Many Voices

Director Anurag Kashyap has tried his best to make his Netflix original film Choked – Paisa Bolta Hai as close to reality as possible. Inspired by the demonetisation drive of 2016, the story revolves around the lives middle-class families living in four-storey building in Mumbai.

Story

Sushant (Roshan Mathew) is a struggling musician who lives in a Mumbai apartment with his banker wife Sarit (Saiyami Kher) and son Sameer (Parthveer Shukla).

Sushant is jobless and is in debt. His wife Sarit who works in a cooperative bank has to bear the financial burden of meeting needs of the family of three. Their story reflects of the life of a typical middle-class family struggling to survive in tough situations like posed by demonetisation. Sushant has some debts to pay but the responsibility of his debts lies on his wife as he is jobless. Also, they are unable to pay attention to the upbringing of their son due to their financial worries.

Highlights of the movie

• Beautiful portrayal of a middle-class colony

• The movie reflects the problems people face in daily life

• It highlights … Read the rest

World-Environment-Day-2020-1

6 Resolutions Of The World Environment Day 2020

June 5 is celebrated as the World Environment Day. It started with a UN resolution to mark a day to educate people about importance of environment for sustenance of life on earth by observing and celebrating the World Environment Day.

History of the World Environment Day

The decision to observe the World Environment Day was taken at the World Environment Day Conference organized by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972 and the first World Environment Day was observed on June 5, 1974. Since then, June 5 is marked for celebrating the environment.

World Environment Day 2020 theme

Celebrate Biodiversity is the theme for the World Environment Day 2020. The message this theme gives is biodiversity conservation and natural balance. The biodiversity can be divided into biological and diversity. And it stands for different species of flora and fauna. The message is to convey the idea of unity in diversity.

In nature, every living organism is connected to others in such a way that removing one type of species from nature could disturb the entire balance and disruption of life in the long run. The world community is asked to … Read the rest

SpiceJet-Pilot-Robbed-At-Gunpoint-In-South-West-Delhi

SpiceJet Pilot Robbed At Gunpoint In South West Delhi

A SpiceJet pilot was robbed, attacked and left bleeding in middle of the night in South Delhi. The incident happened on a flyover close to the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi. The pilot called the police after the assailants had fled.

The robbery incident

Yuvraj Tewatia is a flight captain with SpiceJet. He was going to airport at 1 am in his office car when he was intercepted by 10 people. They were on five scooters that they used to block the captain’s car. They were carrying weapons for the robbery. They smashed the car window and one of them hit the captain on head with his pistol.

After broking the car window and hitting the captain, they looted the Rs. 34,000 cash the captain was carrying and other valuables and fled. Again, one of them injured the captain with a knife and left the captain bleeding in his car. It is only after they had fled that the captain made a police complaint.

The pictures of broken car windows with a detailed account of the incident went viral over the social media. It highlighted a grave concern for … Read the rest

Delhi-Jolted-By-3-Magnitude-Quake

Delhi Jolted By 3 Magnitude Quake At 10:42 On Wednesday

A mild earthquake of 3.2 magnitude hit Delhi and adjoining areas at late evening on Wednesday. But the good thing is that no casualties were reported due to the quake.

Delhi witnessed another quake

National Center for Seismology (NCS) the earthquake hit 17 km east of Faridabad in Haryana at 10:42 pm on Wednesday but its tremors were felt across the national capital and the adjoining cities of Noida.

Delhi also experienced a quake earlier in May 29 when an earthquake measuring 4.6 on Richter Scale jolted the entire Delhi-National Capital Region. It occurred at 9 pm in Rohtak, Haryana. Its epicenter was found to be 3.3 km under the earth.

Frequent quakes in Delhi

The national capital has witnessed 6-7 quakes of mild intensity in the last two months. Delhi is already grappling with coronavirus pandemic. In this situation, frequent quakes have become a matter of concern for the authorities.

Experts speak about Delhi quakes

Dr Soumitra Mukherjee, Professor of Geology at Jawaharlal Nehru University said that there was little to worry about those quakes but there was a need to remain vigilant. She … Read the rest

Cyclone-Nisarga

Cyclone Nisarga Approaching Mumbai At 120 KMPH

Mumbai the financial capital of India is bracing for a cyclone in over 100 years. It was a tropical cyclone named Nisarga but it intensified into a “super cyclonic storm” today morning.

10 points about this cyclonic development

  1. Cyclone Nisarga will make landfall about 100 km from Mumbai near Alibaug. Its wind speed could be up to 110 km/hour gusting up to 120 km/hour.
  2. In Maharashtra, more than 19,000 people have been moved to safe places. CM Udbhav Thackeray has appealed people to stay indoors.
  3. The eye of the storm is visible in the Dopplers Weather Radars (DWR) that are tracking the storm in Mumbai and Goa. The diameter of the eye is 65 km.
  4. Mumbai police has banned human movement along the coastline since last night.
  5. Directorate General of Civil Aviation cautioned airlines against operating in cyclonic conditions.
  6. A storm surge of up to 6.5 meters high will inundate the low-lying areas of Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts.
  7. Over 30 National Disaster Response Force teams have been deployed at sensitive areas to conduct rescue operations.
  8. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of the situation and payed for the well
Read the rest