• PODCASTS
    The Best Podcasts of 2017 (So Far)

    Halfway into the year, it’s a pretty damn interesting time for podcast fans. There’s a lot happening in the upper echelons of podcasting, and I’ve been tasked with assembling a list of the best shows released so far. In the spirit of acknowledging how bonkers this task is — finding the cream of the crop in […]

  • PODCASTS
    Best Podcast Episodes of 2017 So Far

    Podcasts are experiencing yet another renaissance in 2017. Missing Richard Simmons and S-Town filled the Serial-shaped gap in true crime fans’ hearts, even while they stirred controversy. When it came to interviews, hosts coaxed revelations out of the likes of Kevin Durant, Alec Baldwin and Barry Jenkins. A handful of podcasts helped process the election: […]

  • LIFE
    From the streets ofthe Far East

    Delectable Saigon Pho, creamy rendang curry, tender coconut ice cream… Va Pho has a slew of Oriental tricks up its sleeve A white bowl is plonked down in front of me. I peer curiously into it — chunks of beef nestled in a bed of rice noodles greet me. Warm, translucent broth is then poured […]

  • Crowdfunding Publishers Rake It In, $100 Million Pledged Thus Far, Kickstarter Says

    Product startups aren’t the only entrepreneurs using crowdfunding to finance their products. Crowdfunding giant Kickstarter has hit a landmark, recording $100 million in pledges to small publishers and self-publishing authors. In a blog post, the company said that “more than a million people from around the world have gotten behind over 30,000 Publishing projects on […]

  • NEWS
    The Indian e-commerce wave is far from over

    It may be argued that Flipkart alone doesn’t represent the e-commerce sector. However, given that it accounts for nearly 20% of the $15-odd billion that India’s start-ups across sectors have raised over the past decade, its ups and downs do have a bearing on the market and, especially, the e-commerce sector. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Sachin […]

  • MOTIVATION
    need to be patient and cozy to win far from domestic: Anirban Lahiri

    Kuala Lumpur: seeking to win his first Asian excursion name outdoor the consolation zone of home turf, Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri says he simply needs to be affected person and secure to attain the goal. The 26-yr–antique finished tied 10th at the star-studded Maybank Malaysian Open on Sunday and he turned into also part of […]

  • PODCASTS
    Best podcasts of 2016…so far

    We’re already a quarter of the way through the year, which is nuts. I thought about writing a best TV post, and maybe I still will; but for now, here’s what you should be watching: OJ, Girls, Broad City, The Grinder. There are others, but that’s a good list to start with. I don’t want […]

  • NEWS
    ‘Gender prejudice is far more difficult to remove than ethnic, racial and religious prejudices’

    Photo Credit: imgion.com 13.7K Total Views Epic debate Apart from all religions, most countries and their laws are anti-women and male-chauvinistic, possibly because of the predominance of men among religious prophets/heads and lawmakers (“Courts may not indict Ram for mistreating Sita – but the women of India already have”). Gender prejudice is far more difficult […]