Archive for July, 2013

The Game of wings and feathers

Categories: Sports Desk
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We will see what this sport is all about and what makes it so interesting that every individual want to have a play when he or she sees it.  is a racquet sport played by either two opposing players (singles) or two opposing pairs (doubles), who take positions on opposite halves of a rectangular court that is divided by a net. Players score points by striking a shuttlecock with their racquet so that it passes over the net and lands in their opponents’ half of the court. A rally ends once the shuttlecock has struck the ground, and the shuttlecock may only be struck once by each side before it passes over the net. Now calling it the game of Read more

Nokia Lumia 1020   Since its unveiling on July 11, the Nokia Lumia 1020 has created quite a stir with its 41 MP camera. Touted as the best camera phone in the market, Lumia 1020 smartphone features a technology called Dual Capture, which takes two shots at the same time, one at 38MP resolution and the other at 5MP. The former is meant for photo editing, while the latter is ideal for social media uploads, said Nokia. The 41MP Zeiss camera has six lenses and features Nokia’s PureView imaging technology, along with two types flash – one LED and the other Xenon. Other hardware specs of the Lumia 1020 include 4.5-inch PureMotion HD+ Amoled display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 2GB RAM, 2,000mAh battery and Read more

Book Review: Inferno

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nferno is Dan Brown’s latest offering in the thriller/adventure genre. This is the fourth novel featuring the famous Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon as he tries to save his life as well as the world. If you are expecting the Da Vinci type fireworks, then you will be hugely disappointed. The book is good, but it is far from great. The reader will be tested in many places with a narrative that seems quite opposite to gripping. There are long instances of just historical ramblings which anyone with an interest can get from an encyclopaedia. But still, Brown does create some magic in certain places and carries forth a very important message for everyone in this book.   The plot as Read more

Sudeep: I always want to write true stories based on real life rather than reel life. When I completed my 2nd book, I knew there won’t be another part of Aditya-Riya love story as it had ended with ‘That’s the way we met’. I have a habit of going for an outing to a nice, happening place after finishing a book. So after I had completed writing ‘That’s the way we met’, I was vacationing in Goa when Kritika—one of my gang mates who had accompanied me to Goa—suggested I write a book about Akash and Aleesha’s story. They were my friends who were seeing each other. And then ‘It Started With a Friend Request’ happened. Sudeep : As I said, Read more

Water- The Movie

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Introduction: Water is a 2005 Canadian film directed by Deepa Mehta and written by Anurag Kashyap. It is well set in 1938 and penetrates into very lives of widows at an asylum in Varanasi, India. The film is also the third and final installment of Mehta’s Elements trilogy. It was preceded by Fire (1996) and Earth (1998).Water is a dark introspect into the tales of rural Indian widows in the 1940s and covers controversial subjects such as misogyny and ostracism. Plot: The film is set in the year 1938, when India was still under dominance of  British . Old Curse for today- Child marriage was common practice back then. Widows( a garbage product Of old india then) had a diminished position in society, and were expected to spend their lives in  mere poverty and by Read more