As several farmers head to Delhi to participate in the January 26 tractor rally, one farmer from Punjab decided to put his point across in a unique way. In order to get the government to reverse the contentious farm laws, the farmer drove his tractor from Punjab to Delhi in reverse gear. A video of the unique form of protest has gone viral on Twitter. Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav confirmed that the tractor march will take place on January 26 peacefully and the final details of the routes will be informed to media persons on the same day. According to reports, the farmers' tractor parade will commence from Ghazipur, Singhu and Tikri border points of the national capital.
A 37-year-old man in Japan is grabbing attention for offering people a unique service at a relatively high price. Shoji Morimoto earns by renting himself out to do nothing. He charges 10,000 yen (Rs 7,000) and gets 3-4 clients a day. Morimoto claims he has received over 3,000 requests, some from people who have felt lonely and simply just need someone around them. Watch and find out more about his dream job.
Paytm CEO & Founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma talks about his life journey and the struggles he faced in life. He talks about he was outcasted during his college days for not understanding the English language and how he overcame such issues and instead made them his skills later. Vijay also talks about how a small startup Paytm emerged as a success story in the e-commerce payment system and finance sector in India. Watch to find out the tips he has for budding entrepreneurs.
India has started the coronavirus vaccination drive and more than 3.8 lakh people have already been vaccinated so far in the country. But it seems the vaccine isn’t hundred percent safe for everyone. Manufacturers of India’s indigenous vaccines - Covishield and Covaxin have come out with fact sheets on who should not be taking the jabs. Both SII and Bharat Biotech have listed risks and side effects of their coronavirus vaccine. Here is a list of all those who should not take the vaccine.
Jidhin Karulai from Kerala's Mallipuram has crafted a wooden replica of the Royal Enfield Bullet. Jidhin used Malaysian wood to prepare its wheels, rosewood to build the fuel tank. In the rest of the model, only teak wood was used. An electrician by profession, Jidhin who lived abroad for five years had bought an original bullet just for this work. Seven years ago, Jidhin had also prepared a miniature model of wooden bullet. Watch and find out more about his unique hobby.
The Gujarat government's decision to rename Dragon Fruit as 'Kamalam' has left social media users in splits. The internet posted hilarious memes and jokes as Dragon Fruit and Kamalam trended on Twitter after the announcement. The state government has already applied for a patent to change the nomenclature of Dragon Fruit, which is grown in Kutch, Navsari and different parts of Saurashtra, to Kamalam. Watch and find out why the fruit's being renamed.
Amazon Prime web series Tandav found itself in controversy right after its release as several people called for its ban citing a scene that they claimed was hurting Hindu sentiments and mocked Hindu deities. So, let’s find out what exactly triggered these protests against this web series. There are two scenes from the web series that are the heart of controversy. First is the one scene where actor Zeeshan Ayyub’s character plays the role of Lord Shiva in a college play. While Ayyub’s character isn’t dressed conventionally as Lord Shiva, he talks about issues plaguing the society in current times. The second scene that has created a sensation is when actor Sandhya Mridul’s character tells her boyfriend and now the father of her child, Dalit political leader Kailash Kumar played by actor Anup Soni that a man from a lower caste always takes advantage when he’s involved with a woman from an upper caste. Here’s taking a look at the entire controversy and where it’s headed.
A recent interview of Jiah Khan’s sister talking about how the ‘Ghajini’ actress faced sexual harassment from Sajid has gone viral on social media. Jiah’s sister Karishma Khan accused Sajid of taking advantage of her sister during the shooting of Housefull movie. Soon after the video went viral, several others came forward and accused Sajid Khan of inappropriate behaviour. This isn’t the first time though that Sajid has been accused of sexual harassment. Last year, the hashtag ArrestSajidKhan trended on Twitter after Indian model Paula claimed that Khan tried to touch her inappropriately. He had also asked her to strip before him during an audition for a film, she claimed. Sajid’s name has been out and about ever since he was called out in 2018 during the Me Too movement.
The inauguration ceremony of US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris was attended by several popular American entertainers like Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez, who also gave power-packed performances. However, the star performer of the event turned out to be 22-year-old Amanda Gorman, who read poem called The Hill We Climb. Amanda Gorman is America's first National Youth Poet Laureate. She became the youngest poet ever to deliver a recitation for an American President at an inaugural ceremony. The Millennial poet is a Los Angeles-born writer, performer and activist. Her work focuses on issues of oppression, feminism, race, and marginalization, as well as the African diaspora.