School takes Harry Potter books off library shelves over fear of curses and spells


The pastor of a Roman Catholic school in Tennessee has banished JK Rowling’s Harry Potter novels from the school’s library shelves. The decision has come in the wake of Reverend Dan Reehill’s assessment of the spells and curses in the Harry Potter – which according to him is capable of conjuring evil spirits in realContinue reading “School takes Harry Potter books off library shelves over fear of curses and spells”

Sabad – A World Poetry Festival brings global poets to Delhi


The Sahitya Akademi in association with Ministry of Culture, Government of India has organized the Sabad – A World Poetry Festival (21-24 March 2014) to mark the celebrations of 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda and 100th year of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore’s receiving of  the Nobel Prize. “Verses which will be recited here celebrate theContinue reading “Sabad – A World Poetry Festival brings global poets to Delhi”

Karl Marx rejected Philosophy years ago for World Change


Following is one of the 11 theses that Karl Marx wrote as an Appendix to Engels’ Ludwig Feuerbach and the End of Classical German Philosophy, 1886. You can also read the other theses here. “The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point is to change it.” Source: Critical Theory

Ace #Wildlife #Photographer Rajesh Bedi holds exhibition and launches new #book “Rajasthan: Under the Desert Sky”


(In Pic: Jaswant Singh)   (In Pic: Salman Khurshid)   (In pic: Nafisa Joseph and His excellency of Jodhpur Gaj Singh)   (In Pic: Rajesh Bedi)   (In pic: Vinod Dua, Senior Journalist)     Source: Roli Books

Film Review – Three quick facts about Raanjhanaa to help you decide


With the release of Anand L Rai’s Raanjhanaa, many of us would be trying to figure out whether to consider watching the film or give it a miss..to make the decision easier here are the three quick facts that almost sum-up everything related to the movie. Acting- Dhanush (Kundan) pulls it off very well inContinue reading “Film Review – Three quick facts about Raanjhanaa to help you decide”

Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng says, NYU forcing him out


The Chinese dissident legal advocate Chen Guangcheng said he was being asked to leave New York University forcefully due to the possible damage that his activism was causing in the NYUs relationship with China. Chen Guangcheng came in news after his break away from house arrest in the American Embassy in Beijing last year  andContinue reading “Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng says, NYU forcing him out”

Know “Man of Steel” Henry Cavill, and his journey in becoming the American superhero


Even though Henry Cavill’s bagged the role of Clark Kent which demanded physical features like a chiselled jaw, brunette hair, and wide, muscular shoulders as depicted in the original DC comics book but Cavill hasn’t always been this fit. In the movie “Man of Steel” he plays the superhero who resurrects the American dream, fightsContinue reading “Know “Man of Steel” Henry Cavill, and his journey in becoming the American superhero”

Apple is alone in e-books pricing lawsuit; Publishers agreed to settlement


It appears as if some serious problem is going to be created for Apple as it’s trial on ebook price fixing charges is filed by the U.S. government begins on Monday in New York. Apple will have to alone deal with the charges put across by the U.S. Department of Justice in a non-jury trial.Continue reading “Apple is alone in e-books pricing lawsuit; Publishers agreed to settlement”

“My films are a…


“My films are an extension of my poetry, using the white screen like the white page to be filled with images”~James Broughton   (Pic Courtesy: Celeb Great)

“If you would b…


“If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life, you doubt, as far as possible, all things” ~ Rene Descartes (Pic Courtesy: Fanpop)