Author - Tejram Sharma

Attack on B’desh Hindus: Prime accused confesses to his role


Dhaka: The prime accused behind the arson attack on Hindu houses at Boro Karimpur village in Bangladesh's Pirganj, and his associate have confessed to their role in the violence. In his statement, Saikat Mandal, 24, who has been arrested, confessed in the court that he was involved in the attack and made post on social media...

FATF retains Pak on Grey List, Turkey new addition


New Delhi: Global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has retained Pakistan on its 'Grey List' of countries. In a briefing, FATF president Marcus Pleyer said that three new countries - Turkey, Jordan, and Mali - have also been added to the Grey List. "Pakistan government has two concurrent action plans, with a total of...

Hashtag #DiwaliInTimesOfCorona


By Neera Kuckreja Sohoni Visiting India during the festival season, the US based writer capsules the mood in India this Diwali. Diwali - this beautiful, happiest of happy Indian festivals - traditionally lights up our lives and habitats. From poorest to richest, people clean and decorate their homes and brighten them with diyas and candles, exchange...

Negative calorie food: Do they cause harm when consumed in higher amounts?


Negative calorie food refers to those items that consume more energy during their digestion, in comparison to the amount of energy they give to the body. We can say that the calorie cost of digesting the food would be greater than its energy content. These foods are typically high in fiber and have a low glycemic index....

Getting Caught Up in Alien Smuggling Under INA Section 212(a)(6)(e)


By Dev B. Viswanath The Immigration & Nationality Act (INA) defines an alien smuggler as “any person who knowingly has encouraged, induced, assisted, abetted, or aided” any other person to enter or try to enter the United States unlawfully. It does not matter if the individual entering the U.S. unlawfully is a family member of...

Love I get from B’wood means a lot to me: Dwayne Johnson


Many actors from Bollywood including Varun Dhawan have time and again expressed their fondness for wrestler-turned-Hollywood actor Dwayne Johnson. The 49-year-old who has worked with actor Priyanka Chopra-Jonas in the 2017 film ‘Baywatch’ reveals that it never goes unnoticed. “I get a lot of love from Bollywood actors and I appreciate the love. I see...

‘No one should die on a film set’: Priyanka Chopra


Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died on the sets of 'Rust' in Santa Fe, New Mexico after producer and actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that hit her.  Priyanka Chopra took to Twitter to express her shock over Halyna’s death and wrote, “No one should die on a film set”. Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that...

5 Indian actors who are Hollywood bound


With Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Deepika Padukone already cementing their places, here are some other Bollywood actors who are set to test their luck in Hollywood: Hrithik Roshan | Buzz is that Bollywood's Greek God Hrithik Roshan is all set to make his international debut with an American spy thriller. All set to play the parallel...

Tamil film ‘Koozhangal’ is India’s official entry to Oscars 2022


Debutant director PS Vinothraj’s Tamil film ‘Koozhangal’ (Pebbles) has been announced as India’s official entry to the Oscars 2022. If selected, the film will compete for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film next year. Shaji N Karun, the chairperson of the 15-member selection committee, set up by the Film Federation of India, made the...