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2016: Vinyl records sales up 53% in UK

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2016: Vinyl records sales up 53% in UK

Oh, the record player is back with a bang, and the good old LP is making a comeback. Vinyl sales topped three million last year, the highest UK total in 25 years. Vinyl record sales are booming in the UK again because they help build a more personal connection to the music, a Kiwi researcher […]

Brush with Childhood on a Train

Brush with Childhood on a Train

I stand on the crowded metro platform impatiently waiting for my metro train after a day’s hectic work. It would take an hour and half to reach my home and so I make sure I’m well equipped for the journey: Sidney Sheldon’s ‘Rage of Angels’ and my earphones. The train arrives and I manage to […]

Farewell Princess Lea!

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Farewell Princess Lea!

Star Wars fans all over the world spared more than a moment or two today to reflect on the legacy of Princess Leia …. Actress Carrie Fisher, who found enduring fame as Princess Leia in the original “Star Wars,” has died (Dec.27) She was 60. Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd, released a statement through her spokesman […]

Reality vs  Social Networking Sites

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Reality vs Social Networking Sites

Is Facebook our ultimate utopia, where failures find no room? “Placed at Vodafone”, feeling amazing! “Bagged the first position in dance”, feeling excited! Sounds familiar? Obviously we all have been witness to such enthusiastic statements, and often we have updated our own accomplishments in the same manner on the most popular platform of today’s era. […]

Be a Santa this Christmas

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Be a Santa this Christmas

So, as we all know, Christmas is nearing and everyone is preparing for it. Christmas is about spreading happiness, gifting cards bring smiles. This Christmas let us become the Santa Claus to the street kids. When we were young and waking up on Christmas with gifts by our side made us happy but the smile […]

Essence of Christmas

  Christmas is one of the most auspicious and most awaited festivals of the year amongst every individual and specially among the Christians. It is the time when according to the Bible, Jesus Christ was born. Just like any other festival, Christmas too has its own customs and traditions. Though these customs and traditions varies […]

Does Change frustrate you or make you Happy?

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Does Change frustrate you or make you Happy?

Change is something that does not change. It is permanent in our life but usually people do not like changes weather they are for good or bad. People tend to be in their comfort zones without any changes. A change can also be a step towards failure or success. Sometimes changes are so big that […]

This was a life: Jayalalithaa

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This was a life: Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa, the charismatic six-time chief minister of Tamil Nadu who ruled the political arena and the world of Tamil cinema alike for decades, died at Chennai’s Apollo Hospitals late on Monday night, plunging Tamil Nadu and her party, the AIADMK, into a political crisis. Ms Jayalalithaa, 68, breathed her last in the hospital’s ICU at […]

Music is what feelings sound like

Music is what feelings sound like

Music is an art. It is a way for an individual to express themselves, or make people feel a particular way. By listening to music, one can let their emotions flow with the melody. In the end, music is whatever you want it to be. It can be something to make you happy, or something […]

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Wear Grey on your Wedding?

Grey can be the new fancy at weddings. Brides in Grey sounds weird doesn’t it? Grey colour by far is a choice for western formal wear and at times for light Indian wear. Grey is not a typical glamour wear but is elegant. In the traditional Indian Society red and pink are the typical bridal […]

A Nation is bigger than a Government

A Nation is bigger than a Government

‘You can love your country, without having to love your government’; this quote needs so much attention during our current political scenario. In the last 24 months, the term ‘anti-national’ has been used so often, and unfortunately, without paying any heed to its actual meaning. If you say the movie ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ should […]

What I am Thankful For

What I am Thankful For

What I am Thankful For Thanks for my sight, my sense of taste, my sense of touch, my sense of hearing, my ability to walk, to run, to speak and sing. I am thankful for being alive, and having friends, family, and facebook, twitter, and whatsApp! Christine Ao, Dimapur, Guwahati, Assam, India   I give […]

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