Our readers from across India have sent pictures that will leave you spellbound. Take a look! We'd asked you, dear readers, to send us your best #India-Photos. Presenting the latest responses we received from you. IMAGE: Abhishek Srivastav was fortunate to get the rare opportunity to spot the Indian Giant Squirrel at BR Hill in Karnataka. IMAGE: Kishore Saha's photograph of an aerial view of the Himalayas looks more like a painting to us. IMAGE: This lit diya was captured by Abhishek Srivastav during a wedding. IMAGE: Abhishek Srivastav shoots the reflection of the dam in the river below. IMAGE: Morning walks always make for brilliant pictures, don't they? Here's a gem from Sandeep Satalkar's collection. He captured this picture at Bilawali Tank, Indore. IMAGE: The river reflects the colour of the sky in this picture sent by Raktim Mitra. He captioned the picture, "The scenic beauty during sunset at Mayabundar, … [Read more...] about #Travel: Discovering India through pics!
They've both been scarred by the henious act of rape. IMAGE: Nirbhaya's mother Asha Singh. Photograph: Kind courtesy We The Women curated by Barkha Dutt Seeta Prajapat never thought of herself as a hero. She led a simple, normal life in her village in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district. But within her was a spark that would not tolerate blatant injustice. And, for that spark, for her strong sense of what was right, she paid a heart-wrenching price. If your soul is not fauladi (strong), don't watch this video. But if you want to know what true bravery is, please do click the play button. Watch her tell her story at the recently held We The Women, curated by Barkha Dutt.Video: Kind courtesy We The Women curated by Barkha Dutt Seeta's story left many in the audience in tears. But she continued to smile. And through that smile shined her determination to fight for justice, not just for herself but for all women. Looking at the teary-eyed audience was another strong woman, Nirbhaya's mother … [Read more...] about WATCH: Nirbhaya’s mother wants you to fight, not cry
'What we think is being patriotic is quite opposite to what actually is patriotism.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Raazi/Instagram Just as Meghna Gulzar winds up an interview, her Raazi star Alia Bhatt sashays into the room. Almost immediately, an alarm sets off at the five star hotel, where the Raazi promotional interviews are taking place. The media is asked to vacate the room, but we soon realise it is a mock fire drill. "We are not dying today, guys. Apna time nahi aaya hai," Alia assures the media, in her nonchalant way. "Today has been a good day," she adds. "I slept for eight hours last night. When I sleep, I am good!" Alia hums Mere Mehboob Mere Sanam (a song from Duplicate, the Shah Rukh Khan starrer which her father Mahesh Bhatt directed and was released in 1998 when she was just five years old), as she gets ready for the interview. The actress is animated when she speaks -- her hands keep flying all over the place -- and it doesn't take her long to realise it. At that … [Read more...] about ‘I love my country. But that is not enough’
'I don't want to be normal.'Ambitious. Full of life. Loves to talk! Three descriptions for Nidhhi Agerwal, who stars opposite Tiger Shroff in Munna Michael. The Bengaluru native, who moved to Mumbai two years ago, says she's been feeling the jitters ever since she signed the film. "I am a very extreme person," she tells Rediff.com's Jahnavi Patel. "Either I want this world where there is so much stress and pressure or I want to live in a jungle where there is peace of mind, without any network or social media," she says. She doesn't like repeating clothes, but admits that she is repeating the outfit she is currently wearing -- blue denims with a yellow crop top with bell sleeves. She has been giving interviews for some time now, but doesnt feel tired or bored. "Actors don't like promotions, but I love it because I feel someone is actually interested in knowing me! she exclaims. "I feel good when I see someone from fan clubs on Instagram make a card for me," she adds.Tell us more about … [Read more...] about Watch out for Nidhhi Agerwal, folks!
Rahul Yadav, the recently-ousted CEO of Housing.com, says he is too logical to be sentimental about the venture he co-founded three years ago.Image: Rahul Yadav, the poster boy of startups. Rahul Yadav’s mince-no-words style of communication caught up with him on Wednesday when the board of Housing.com “released” him as CEO with immediate effect. The 26-year-old, who is called the poster boy and Rakhi Sawant of startups in the same breath, is unlikely to withdraw into a shell. Housing.com, he is too logical to get sentimental about it. Yadav remains supremely confident of his instincts and capabilities, and is convinced he is destiny’s child. Housing.com are like that,” Yadav said. The rural lad Second of the three children of a merchant navy officer, Yadav grew up in the countryside in Rajasthan. Initially, he was indifferent towards studies. But a sarcastic jibe from his uncle, that he will never be able to achieve anything in life, made Yadav … [Read more...] about Unravelling the enigma of a unique entrepreneur – Rahul Yadav