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August 12, 2018

Evolution of the Indian National Flag

The ‘Tiranga’ hasn’t always been our national flag. In fact, before the tricolour — that has been our flag since 1947 — we have had as many as 5 national flags comprising of different colour combinations. However, the present-day generation is still not aware about the kind of flags that we have had in the past. Thus, if you are also curious to know more about the “timeline of Indian […]

Flipkart Plus vs Amazon Prime Quick facts and things to know
August 1, 2018

What is Flipkart Plus: Quick Facts and FAQ’s

The dominance of Amazon Prime in the Indian e-commerce market has been giving sleepless nights to Flipkart executives ever since the programme came to India. However, come 15 August 2018 (Independence Day, of course) the latter might find some relief through their customer loyalty programme Flipkart Plus, which aims at providing direct competition to their worst nightmare- Amazon Prime! Given below are a few things about Flipkart Plus that every ‘online shopper’ […]

Lebron James' school I Promise
July 31, 2018

6 Things to know about Lebron James’ school ‘I Promise’

Basketball legend Lebron James’ dream of starting an ‘institution’ has finally come true as the 33-year-old’s school “I Promise” begins its operations in his hometown of Akron in Ohio, US. The LA Lakers player announced this news through his twitter handle- Uninterrupted, on 30th June 2018. With an experimental approach to education, “I Promise” will supposedly be a first of its kind school in the United States not only for […]

Things to know before becoming a Chartered Accountant
July 15, 2018

4 Things you should know before deciding to become a CA

Each year, many students aspire to become Chartered Accountants (CAs) while pursuing their respective commerce degrees. And why not, when huge salaries and insurmountable respect are up for grabs on successful completion of the course.  However, it takes a lot of hard-work, perseverance, grit and determination to crack the Common Proficiency Test (CPT). Reportedly, in December 2017, around 60,000 students appeared for CPT, and the pass percentage was approximately 38%. […]

Epidiolex Things to know
June 28, 2018

Things you should know about Epidiolex

In a milestone achievement, world’s first drug made from Marijuana – Epidiolex – has been approved by the US Food & Drug Administration. Here are a few things about the medicine that every one of us should know: What conditions/diseases can Epidiolex treat? The drug is used to treat severe cases of childhood-onset epilepsies. Who was the first one to find out that Marijuana can treat the condition? The first […]

reasons why betting should be legalized in india
May 24, 2018

Reasons Why Sports Betting should be legalized in India

Indians are not aloof of gambling. In fact, stating that gambling is ubiquitous in India won’t be untrue. While some gamble by playing cards, others bet on animal fights on the streets. The gambling activities in the country manifolds during popular sports events, cricket matches, and cricket tournaments such as the Indian Premier League (IPL). It’s during these events that the ‘bookies’ are most active, and the law enforcement agencies […]

Nipah Virus cause and symptoms
May 22, 2018

Nipah Virus: Everything you should know

The Indian state of Kerala has been on high alert because of the mysterious deaths of around 8 people. Out of these eight cases, three deaths have been confirmed to be an outcome of the Nipah Virus (NiV) attack, say experts at the National Institute of Virology in Pune. The Health Secretary of Kerala, Rajiv Sadanandan, claimed that the government has begun its preparation towards tackling the attack and thus, […]

Weird rules that Royal Children have to follow
May 8, 2018

14 weird rules Royal Children have to follow

Life of a royal child is not as simple as imagined by the world because they are subjected to a bunch of strict regulations. The Talco successfully points out fourteen such rules followed by the royal children: Playing Monopoly is prohibited As Monopoly gives rise to disagreements and disloyalties, the royal children, like the adults, are not allowed to play it. Awareness in different languages In accordance with the frequent […]

April 14, 2018

Indian Bullet Trains: Everything you should know!

The Indian Bullet Train service, which is expected to start by August 15, 2022 – India’s 75th year of independence – has been making a lot of buzz ever since it was first announced. However, proper implementation of the plan in a country of over 140 crore people is nothing less than a dream. Only time will tell if we, as a nation, could replicate the success achieved by Japan- […]

April 9, 2018

Indian FM Arun Jaitley on Dialysis; to undergo Kidney transplant soon

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was admitted to AIIMS on April 6, 2018 to undergo Kidney Transplant. However, because of certain tests, he was discharged from the hospital after being given dialysis treatment. 65-year-old Jaitley, who is a diabetic, will undergo renal transplant soon, sources said. Notably, owing to poor health, he has not yet taken the oath of office after being re-elected to the Rajya Sabha.

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