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These Jaw-Dropping Secrets Can Destroy Peoples’ Lives

Do you know of a secret that can totally crush people and destroy their lives? Something so dark, so sinister that even a mere...

This MBA Grad Quit his Job to Become a Playback Singer

He is the voice behind blockbuster songs such as ‘Jab we met’ from Hero (2015), ‘Haseena tu kameena main’ from Happy Ending (2014), 'Hey...

How College Students Are Helping Farmers in Drought-Prone Villages

Launched on the 2nd of October, 2014, concurrently with the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the Planet Friends NGO has managed to refurbish the suburb of...

Meet Jim Sarbh, a.k.a Khaleel From Neerja

The last thing you’d expect from a person who played a menacing terrorist in one of the most acclaimed films of the year is...

Guys, THIS is the Bro-Code You Should be Following

Guys, there are some things you do that totally p****es off your friends. Acting like a douchebag, the moment a girl walks in, leaving...

Review: ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’ is A Subtle, Dignified Take on the Maths...

Title: The Man Who Knew Infinity Director: Matthew Brown Cast: Dev Patel, Devika Bhise, Dhritiman Chaterjee, Jeremy Irons. Rating: 3.5/5 Unlike many other films that are primarily biopics,...

Mallus Have a Very Thin Skin, Make Amazon Apologize for Ad

Amazon thought they were on the right track when they released a video on how Indians love to help each other out to promote...

CSP Football Club: The Indian version of Leicester City

Back in 2006, for Atish Samant and his friends, playing football for CSP (Chedda Nagar Soccer Prodigies) Football Club was just an alternative sporting choice because...

Rapist Priest Jeyapaul’s Victim Can’t Understand Why He Is Back in Church

Joseph Jeyapaul is a priest who admitted to raping two teenage girls when he was serving as at the Crookston diocese in Minnesota, U.S.A....

This is Why You Should Stop Hugging Your Dog Right Now!

Ask any dog-owner and they will tell you that hugging their dog is sure-fire stress buster.  After all humans loved a nice, warm hug...

These Criminals Are The Reason People Lose Faith in Humanity

Police officers over the course of their careers have had to respond to some truly horrific crimes. They witness murders, rapes, come into contact...

Can You Guess Which Harry Potter Star is Now an MMA Fighter?

The stars of the Harry Potter films have all grown up now with most actors moving on to star in various projects. One of...

AIMIM Leader Threatens to Smear Black Ink on Trupti Desai if She Enters Haji...

Activist Trupti Desai has received yet another threat for her campaign to bring about gender equality in places of worship. She had launched the campaign...

This Man is Documenting Unheard Stories of Army Veterans in India

Sometimes, Bollywood gives you brilliant ideas. Nachiket Pande experienced the same in November, last year, when he was watching  the movie Lakshya on an ordinary...

This Guy Quit His 7 Lakh-a-Year Job to Become a Teacher

Sandip Sontake was a manager at an IT company, Bangalore heading a team of 125 programmers. He earned 7 lakhs a year, an amount...

The East Indian Museum: Reviving the Historical Community’s Forgotten Culture

As an individual what surprises me the most about our country is how lightly we take its rich and diverse cultural heritage. To add...

Game of Thrones Season 6 is Changing the Way We Consume Porn

Cersei, Melisandre, Daenerys, Margery, Ellaria.... the list goes on. It’s no surprise that the women from HBO’s Game of Thrones are the subjects of...

Meet Sanam: India’s Coolest New Pop Band

'Sanam' is a name that any YouTube loving Indian teenager can relate to. One of the most popular bands in India today, the group...

Why is Box8 Silent on the Food Poisoning Incident with IIMUN?

It’s been 13 days since the IIMUN (Indian International Model United Nations) conference in Mumbai where 350 students fell ill after eating food delivered...

Students of India: Shubhankar Karande, Entrepreneur Since Age 12

Students of India chronicles stories across the country on those who are doing great work in various fields: Art and theatre, acting, music and...

Another Liberal Voice Killed by Islamic Militants in Bangladesh

Julhas Mannan, the editor of Bangladesh's first and only LGBT magazine Roopbaan, was hacked to death in Dhaka. His friend, theater actor Tanay Majumder, who was...

Waiters Describe the Most Awkward Dates They’ve Witnessed

Restaurants are not just places you got to eat, it is also a popular date spot. People have been known to propose, go on...

Meet the Kohinoor Khiladis: They Went on a 2,700km Road Trip in an Auto-Rickshaw

It is not everyday that you see a bunch of backpacking foreigners ride a rickshaw through India  As tourists, any normal individual would expect...

Weekly Wail: Mumbai’s Anchors and TV Hosts Don’t Have it Easy

The word 'anchor' means something that provides stability, especially in a uncertain situation. A TV host or anchor does just that. They are the...

Fire Destroys Delhi’s National Museum of Natural History

A huge fire at Delhi's FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) building has completely destroyed the National Museum of Natural History. The museum...

This Lady is Making Sure No Animal Goes Thirsty in Bangalore

Sanjana Govinda, has always had a soft corner for animals. She noticed how the rising temperatures, scorching heat and depleting lakes and water bodies;...

Uber Drivers Describe The Most Memorable Passengers They’ve Had

Those who have availed of the instant taxi-ride service Uber make it a point to rate their drivers from awesome to awful. What about...

10 Spoilers From Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 1

April 24th, (25th for us in the East) marks the return of the highly-anticipated Game of Thrones. The sixth season is the first one...

Students of India: Prateek Bajaj, Founder of Design Company Oopsilon

Students of India chronicles stories across the country on those who are doing great work in various fields: Art and theatre, acting, music and...

Shridutta Raut: Saving India’s Heritage, One Fort at a Time

In a time where the news is riddled with stories of controversies surrounding deaths, crimes and rapid environmental degradation, Shridutta Raut, a fort conservationist...

The Most Soul-Crushing Things People Have Heard

'I hate you', 'You are not my child any more', 'You are ugly', 'I have only a few days to live', are some of...

How Balodyan Has Transformed the Lives of Orphaned Children

Abdul Lat is a tiny village in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra. The village almost always lacked even the basic amenities. Kulbubshan Birnale (now president...

Delhi’s AAP Government Sues TV Channels For Airing Doctored JNU Footage

Delhi's Aam Aadmi Party led government has filed a complaint before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM), Patiala House Courts alleging that three of the seven...

I Don’t Believe in the Six-Pack Fad at All: Actor Rahul Dev

Rahul Dev a former model, burst into the limelight with a role in the film Champion in the year 2000. After a couple of...

The Worst Examples of Attention-Seeking Behaviour You Will Ever Read

Some people want everyone's attention to be directed like a spotlight at them all the time and will do anything for it. *cough* Rakhi...

Neville Shah: A Proud Mama’s Boy

Half Parsi, half Gujju and full angry, Neville Shah is a sight to behold in full flow. This ad guy takes on social issues...

Taher Shah’s Not-so-Angelic Reply to an Internet Troll

Ever since Taher Shah released his new single 'Angel' he has been the subject of ridicule all over the internet. There have been countless...

How Social Media Got Two Beautiful Stories Out

Most of the news we consume are stories and reports that are deemed newsworthy by a small group of people. For instance, everybody knows...

Review: ‘Laal Rang’ is a Gritty Portrayal of the Blood Mafia

Title – Laal Rang Cast – Randeep Hooda, Akshay Oberoi, Meenaxi Dixit, Tia Bajpai, Rajneish Duggal, Ashutosh Kaushik. Director – Syed Ahmad Afzal Rating – 3/5 As the...

This Lunch Dabba is Truly a Special Treat

In a small kitchen in Juhu, there’s as much activity going on as one would expect in a kitchen on a busy day. The...

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