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  1. Let's face it, no one looks as charming as Jim Sarbh or Milind Soman with grey hair. Everyone freaks out when they see a few strands of grey hair for the first time on their head, no matter what the age. People often associate greying hair with age. So, naturally, for most men and women in their twenties, spotting a bit of grey hair on their heads makes their world come crashing down on them. Now, it is absolutely normal for anybody to have one or two strands of grey hair. However, if you spot a bunch of them, chances are that there's something wrong. If you are one of the many people who have fallen victim to this modern-day vice, read on to find out how do you stop premature ageing: 1. Eat Right © Getty Images You've got to have a balanced diet, preferably one that has some key nutrients in abundance. Vitamins B12 and C are key for great scalp health and really goes a long way to stop premature greying. 2. Sleep Well © Getty Images No matter what you do, you simply cannot avoid living a stressful lifestyle. The only alternative that remains is to get proper rest. We suggest following a set sleeping pattern, one that has at least 6-7 hours of sleep. 3. Workout © Getty Images If you get the time to hit the gym regularly, kudos to your dedication and time management skills. However, since it is nearly impossible for the rest of us to do so, it is ideal if you workout anywhere and anytime you get a chance. Try taking the stairs instead of the escalator. Or walk instead of taking a rickshaw for a short distance to the nearby market. 4. Quit Smoking © Getty Images Nearly all your health problems can be linked to this one. We know how hard can it be to really kick the butt, but trust us when we say this, that it is completely worth it. Smoking causes some really drastic hormonal changes that are really detrimental for your hair. Apart from greying hair, it can also cause dry and itchy scalp, or worse, premature hair fall. 5. Oil Your Hair © Getty Images We all love a good oil massage, especially when our mom used to do it for us with all that zeal and passion. Unfortunately, most of us don't have that luxury anymore, thanks to our hectic schedules and super busy lifestyles. So, it helps if you think of massaging your hair more as a necessity than an option. And let's not forget, how relaxing and rejuvenating a good hair massage feels like. 6. Avoid Harsh Hair Products © Getty Images You really need to be cautious when you are choosing a shampoo. Not only there are chances that your current shampoo, as well as conditioner, does not actually suit you, they may be really harsh for your scalp and hair. Try sampling a few options before finally settling for one. Or, consult a dermatologist to find out what works for you.
  2. Time and again I have said this that no amount of words can ever be enough to express our gratitude to our soldiers for their bravery, fearlessness, courage and selflessness. They put their lives at risk, get fatally injured and despite going through it all, always keep a huge smile on their faces and courage and pride intact in their hearts. Wikimedia One such brave jawan is Major DP Singh, a Kargil War hero. Major Singh lost a leg during Operation Vijay, but his Twitter bio reads "Enjoying KargilWar wounds" with a wink. Recently, he shared an emotional post which left a lot of people emotional and in tears. One of them is Aamir Khan who got goosebumps after reading his post. Major Singh wrote that 'Sarfarosh' was the last film he saw 20 years ago, before losing a leg. He mentioned how he saw 'Sarfarosh' in theatres back then and now he saw it on TV. "That time on both legs. Now one less. My last movie as intact before I joined unit for #OpVijay in May 1999." Exactly 20 years ago I watched movie #Sarfarosh of @aamir_khan and same I did just now. But That time it was in theater. Now on TV. That time on both legs. Now one less. My last movie as intact before I joined unit for #OpVijay in May 1999.#memories pic.twitter.com/rBmWtnhRX5 — Major D P Singh (@MajDPSingh) May 28, 2019 After reading his post, Aamir replied to him saying, "your post gave me goosebumps. We salute your courage, strength and grit in the face of adversity. Love and respect to you, Sir." Dear @MajDPSingh, your post gave me goosebumps. We salute your courage, strength and grit in the face of adversity. Love and respect to you, Sir. a. https://t.co/TYL8qurl1v — Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) May 29, 2019 Major Singh too replied to Aamir Khan's post and thanked him for his words. He wrote, "I am no great...it's a trait of every #indianarmy #soldier." My dear @aamir_khan It could become possible as I was trained by @adgpi ðð®ð³ð®ð³ I am no great.. it's a trait of every #indianarmy #Soldier Thank you for your kind words. ð Keep making inspirational films. God bless Jai hind https://t.co/2nA27nHpMT — Major D P Singh (@MajDPSingh) May 29, 2019 Major Singh, who is known as India's first Blade Runner, is hand downs one of the toughest men and we don't think we will ever see anyone braver than him.
  3. Grooming down there can be tricky business. It can also be rather intimidating for someone trying to groom down there for the first time. Did you know that there is a list of things that you should keep in mind before you groom down there? And the thing is, these things will make a substantial difference to your grooming routine. 1. Always Disinfect Your Razor/Trimmer Before Use © Getty Images Start with rinsing off the blades with hot water. Then, add a small dollop of dish soap to the blades, and scrub the razor with a toothbrush to remove any grime present. Finish with washing the soap off the razor using hot water. Rinse off the blades with hot water. If you want to go a step further, you could apply a cleaning agent like rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide. 2. Start Off With Scissors © Getty Images You can start off with trimming your pubic hair. This not only cuts your time to half in terms of using a trimmer or a razor but also streamlines the approach. 3. It's Best To Keep It Uniform It looks a little funny if you groom down there but let your chest hair be or the other way. If you've booked yourself a grooming session or scheduled time for it at home, make sure you go all the way. 4. Take A Shower Before © Getty Images Taking a shower helps in more ways than one. Firstly, it makes the whole process hassle-free and secondly, the after shave skin will be extremely smooth to touch. 5. Use Rash Creams Generously © Getty Images Rash creams are a blessing to humanity in general. Two pumps of a rash cream can save you from itching and razor burns later. 6. Use Gel-Based Razors © Getty Images If you prefer razors to clean up, you should probably prefer gel-based razor that comes with lubrication with aloe vera or any other soothing agent that quickens the process of cleaning down there.
  4. Dates aren't always on the weekend. And a typical workweek will never care for your love life. So, if you do manage to find the time to set a date without hindering your work deadlines, kudos to you! But here's the thing, the office AC can only do so much to keep you looking fresh through your 8-hour grind or even after. If you want to look fresh like you've stepped out of a salon without actually going to one, you should probably read further. Looking fresh and cleaning up well goes on to show that you've made some effort and is also further appreciated. You might even find your date dropping a compliment or two. So, here are 5 products that every man should have in their arsenal to fight the everyday grind for date nights: 1. Lip Balm © Nykaa The lip balm is a moisturizing agent that leaves your lips fresh and healthy looking. Also, it is a universally acknowledged fact that no one wants to kiss a pair of chapped lips. I'm sure you secretly agree with this too. Which leaves us to this conclusion: your lips need a balm to moisturize. 2. Dry Shampoo © Nykaa A weapon you could use for days when your hair is too oily to style and you don't have time to shampoo. Dry shampoo absorbs the excess oil and leaves your hair with the much-needed volume. 3. Concealer © Nykaa A must-have cosmetic that comes in handy in saving you in times of crises. Whether it's a hickey on your neck that needs to hide before an official meeting or a pimple on your face right before date night or even dark circles for that matter! This product, upon generous use, conceals it all. 4. Hand Cream © Nykaa Have you wondered why your girl's hands are so soft to touch? No one wants to hold hands that are scaly and unpleasant to touch. Hand lotion is crucial in keeping the softness intact since the skin on your hands is devoid from the production of sebum oil (a natural skin moisturizer). 5. BB Cream © Nykaa Saving your skin from the harmful rays of the sun is super important. A BB cream has a good SPF along with a pigmented cream that covers uneven skin tone and scars efficiently.
  5. With the ICC World Cup 2019 less than 10 days, Virat Kohli and the rest of the Men in Blue have finally left for England, where they will be participating in a couple of warm-up matches against New Zealand and Bangladesh on 25th and 28th May, before officially beginning their World Cup 2019 journey with their first game against South Africa on 5th June 2019. The team was, however, spotted at the Mumbai airport lounge hours before boarding their flight. A couple of photos of the members of Team India in the BCCI uniform made their way to the internet and instantly went viral for all the right reasons. Jet set to go ââ#CWC19 #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/k4V9UC0Zao — BCCI (@BCCI) May 21, 2019 In the images uploaded by the official Twitter account of the Board of Control for Cricket in Indian (BCCI), some of the most talented athletes of the roster can be seen putting their time to good use and indulging in a couple of games of PUBG Mobile, the hit Battle Royale game that has taken the Indian market by storm ever since it was launched a year and a half ago. Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and even the team veteran, Mahendra Singh Dhoni were caught squading up against the rest of the world in the streets of Erangel. Twitter went crazy when they spotted their favourite sportsmen playing their favourite mobile game: Good Luck Team India ð®ð³ Play quality cricket & make us proud.#WorldCup2019 & once you are back, why not go for PUBG Championship. I mean we have a squad in our cricket team. Mr MS Dhoni, Shami, Bhuvi and Chahal. That is a great squad already. What say? @BCCI @PUBGMOBILE pic.twitter.com/klmHtrfIea — Saleem Rehan (@rehanode) May 22, 2019 Before # WORLD CUP, Another world cup (PUBG) is going on . #BEST OF LUCK TEAM INDIA pic.twitter.com/5QPkFqm4uu — VIJAY KATARIA (@vijayjssate111) May 22, 2019 All The Best Team Indiað®ð³!! Btw @yuzi_chahal and Mahi can you tell us your PUBG acc nameðð?! pic.twitter.com/kBwwXOfHin — ajinkya ambatwar (@AmbatwarAjinkya) May 22, 2019 Yeh sab PUBG wale h kya??? Chak de India!!! Hope the team gets the cup back.#CWC19 #TeamIndia https://t.co/2JDGPvDUq0 — Ashutosh Kumar (@ashuak1225) May 22, 2019 Looks like PubG fever has caught up with Team India ðall the best for #CWC19 https://t.co/fhYcrrCICi — Tejus S (@tejussgame) May 22, 2019 Caption cool pubg khel rhe hai All the best Team India Is bar ka WC caption cool ke nam — Darshan Lad (@DarshanLad2) May 22, 2019 Other than the Battle Royale fanatics, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik, Rohit Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Kedar Jadhav, KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan were also spotted in the images. The Vice-captain of the roster, Rohit Sharma also uploaded a shot with Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav and Kedar Kadhav: Jet set World Cup âï¸ ððpic.twitter.com/K6FNvxxmbs — Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) May 21, 2019
  6. Vivek Oberoi has become the hot topic of discussion over the meme he posted comparing Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's personal relationships to the 2019 Exit Polls. He received severe backlash from social media users and Bollywood celebs over his tweet, people did not hold back from making him realize that involving Aishwarya, his ex, was nothing but disrespectful. Succumbing to pressure, Vivek tweeted out an apology and even deleted the meme from his account. © Twitter What caught our attention now, is one of the tweets by Aishwarya's father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan, hours before Vivek posted the meme. “T 3170 - Correction : Social मà¥à¤¡à¤¿à¤¯à¤¾ पर सà¥à¤ समठà¤à¤° à¤à¤¼à¤¿à¤à¥à¤° à¤à¤°à¥, ठदà¥à¤¸à¥à¤¤ à¤à¤¹à¥à¤ सामाà¤à¤¿à¤ à¤à¤¤à¤¬à¤¾à¤° सॠà¤à¤¼à¥à¤° मà¥à¤¨à¤¾à¤¸à¤¿à¤¬ ना हॠ!! ~ ab rj.” Well, even before Vivek tweeted the meme, Big B's prophecy was already there on Twitter as a warning. If Vivek had checked Big B's tweet, he would have avoided making such a massive gaffe. Can't help but wonder if Big B has prophetic powers. T 3170 - Correction : Social मà¥à¤¡à¤¿à¤¯à¤¾ पर सà¥à¤ समठà¤à¤° à¤à¤¼à¤¿à¤à¥à¤° à¤à¤°à¥ , ठदà¥à¤¸à¥à¤¤ à¤à¤¹à¥à¤ सामाà¤à¤¿à¤ à¤à¤¤à¤¬à¤¾à¤° सॠà¤à¤¼à¥à¤° मà¥à¤¨à¤¾à¤¸à¤¿à¤¬ ना हॠ!! ~ ab rj 𤨠Translate Tweet — Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 20, 2019 One of the Twitter users also noticed this co-incidence and tweeted, “Must say that AB's tweets have prophetic tendencies. He had put out a tweet shortly before Sridevi's death, and this tweet was put at 12:07 pm & at 1:23 pm Vivek Oberoi tweeted about Aishwarya Rai, Salman Khan & Abhishek Bachchan.” In the very same chain, many other social media users felt the same thing and appreciated his sixth sense. Must say that AB's tweets have prophetic tendencies. He had put out a tweet shortly before Sridevi's death, and this tweet was put at 12:07 pm & at 1:23 pm Vivek Oberoi tweeted about Aishwarya Rai, Salman Khan & Abhishek Bachchan. — SaahilMurli Menghani (@saahilmenghani) May 20, 2019 Seriously i was just thinking the same.. what a sixth sense. — Myra (@MeMyra_) May 20, 2019 It might have been purely coincidental, but the tweet hit the bullseye. Well, Vivek, you really missed a great piece of advice coming straight from Aishwarya's father-in-law, Amitabh Bachchan.
  7. So, apart from all the chaos that took place in episode 5 of Game of Thrones some few things got overshadowed as the show burnt down to ashes, quite literally! Like, Varys's last few minutes on the show were overtly confusing and after watching the beginning of episode 5 again, we can definitely say, he was up to something big and mighty! (c)HBO Remember when he's sitting in his chambers and a little girl, probably one of his 'little birds' walks in. This is how their conversation went: Varys: “Nothing?” Girl: “She won't eat.” Varys: “We'll try again at supper.” Girl: “I think they're watching me.” Varys: “Who?” Girl: “Her soldiers.” Varys: “Of course they are. That's their job. What have I told you, Martha?” Girl: “The bigger the risk, the bigger the reward.” Varys: “Go on. They'll be missing you in the kitchen.” (c)HBO At first we thought he was looking out for the queen because she just lost her best friend, Missndei but when we thought about what he'd relayed in a conversation to Tyrion earlier, about how she's not a fit queen, we wondered if he was up to something else, and guess what, he probably was! So, in this conversation with this girl called Martha, he's planning on poisoning Daenerys, so that she doesn't rule the realm as Varys always believeed in the realm more than the ruler, and who makes the realm more plausible and fir to rule? The ruler of course. So for him if the ruler isn't fair or just, he will definitely try and get rid of them or change loyalties. In this case he knew Dany won't budge an inch and give the throne to Jon Snow, a more deserving candidate according to Varys, so he decided to take matters in his own hands and poison her instead. Now, read the conversation he has with Martha again and you'll figure it all out! (c)HBO And what do you think was the best way to poison someone in Game of Thrones? ICYMI, Varys totally tried to poison Dany at the beginning of the episode. The callbacks to season 1 are amazing: Ned: Poison is a woman's weapon. Pycelle: Yes. Women, cravens... and eunuchs. Grand Maester Pycelle then mentioned Lord Varys just seconds later! ð¤¯#GameofThrones pic.twitter.com/TVbL2uVmdJ — iTREVOR (@iLEADFARMER) 13 May 2019 Rewatching and Varys was def trying to poison Dany. She foiled him by not eating #GameofThrones — Sharonaâï¸Smiles (@SharonaSZN) 13 May 2019 #GameofThrones #ThronesYall wait a fucking minute is Varys trying to poison Dany yo, Dany is surrounded by traitors Jorah would neverð­ð­ pic.twitter.com/R8f3G4ynUp — M. Pelissier (@Is_Pelissier) 13 May 2019 So.... everyone else got this too right ?? Lord Varys was having Martha the little kitchen girl poison Danys food. She was nervous the guards were watching her, he reassured her by “Greater the risk, greater the reward“ #GamefThrones #GOT #HBO pic.twitter.com/QrigC5t7ON — Jessy Jess (@jessnicosia) 13 May 2019 So, yes coming back to, Varys trying to poison Dany. Usually, the use of jewellery to poison someone was common knowledge. If you remember, in season 4, Olenna used a poisoned stone from Sansa's necklace to poison beloved Joffrey. Poisoning through jewellery or the Tears of Lys has been an ongoing trend in Game of Thrones. So, before Varys was summoned by Dany, to be killed for betraying her, he took his ring off and hid it in a corner, before his death. (c)HBO It could be that the ring contained poison he would have given Dany, had she not burnt him alive. But since he hid the ring, it was obviously meant be to be found by someone. The question is who? Tyrion? Or maybe Jon? Nah Jon won't resort to poisoning someone but Tyrion probably would have. Either way, this confusion is definitely out of the way and quite alarming a detail to have completely missed our mind space because of the later scenes in the episode.
  8. Sometimes confidence takes time to build, especially if you're an introvert or shy. You can lose your confidence when you think your self-esteem is at stake and nothing you do can help you bring it back. The thing is, confidence comes back when you need it to and there are ways to work around that. For instance, if you feel like you're low on confidence while talking to a girl, there are things to keep in mind or do, to increase your level of confidence. But remember, it does not happen overnight and takes some amount of effort to work on the same. © Pintrest So, the next time you're at a bar and see someone you really like and want to approach but think you lack confidence, it can be made easy. Talking to girls isn't that tough TBH. It's not a piece of cake either but with the right amount of self-assurance and belief, you can make it rather easy for you, because inherently, man is a social animal! So, here are 3 things you can do to work on your level of confidence, before approaching a woman, to talk to her: (1) Start Engaging With Strangers Nope, I don't mean that in a creepy way. When I say engage with strangers I mean, start talking to people you don't know, around you. I don't mean stalk someone or harass someone, but if you engage with anyone outside of your comfort zone, it helps you exercise and acknowledge your confidence. If you're at a store or even walking down the street, you can start a conversation with anyone about anything of relevance. © Pintrest Approach a support staff at a restaurant, or a customer service staff member at a store and ask help for finding something, or an opinion on a product. While at a restaurant, have a conversation with the waiter about the best dishes they have to offer. Basically, just engage in usual banter with absolute strangers. This gives you the ability to talk to more people and makes you comfortable in holding conversations socially. (2) Start Having Smaller Interactions Now that you've built some confidence in starting a conversation with someone and have strengthened your social skills a little, start having conversations with people around you, not necessarily with the girl you like. Build your social skills further by having some meaningful interactions. If you're at a social setting, approach a group of people and start a conversation on an interesting topic. © Pintrest If you're joining a group discussion, definitely have your opinion ready and get responses from people. Talk to people at work and engage them in conversations. This exercise will make it easier for you to converse without holding back and checking twice on the approach of your confidence. Once you establish proper social and interaction skills, you're ready to go on ahead and talk to anyone! (3) Give Your Conversation A Purpose & Make Eye Contact Now that you've moulded your social skills, it's good to head out into public spaces and try and approach women. If you like to head to a bar and meet women, that's a perfect setting because that's where maximum engagement happens with the opposite ***. Apart from dating apps, which are easier to access if you want to talk to women, public places have certain nuances that you have to keep in check before approaching someone. You body language, for instance, has to be on point or else it's one of the first things to turn someone off. © Pintrest When you're approaching someone, make sure you establish adequate eye-contact. If you make eye contact with a girl you like, it's easier to approach her, knowing she's interested too. Just be sure not to stare and know the difference between mutual eye contact and constantly staring at her. If she's interested she will keep making eye contact with you. When you do approach her, start a good conversation and don't even think of using pick up lines. They're not cool and she will definitely run away. Start by asking how her day was perhaps and take it away from there and if she's interested in the conversation, she will definitely stay instead of making excuses to go back to doing what she was. Give your conversations a purpose and don't make them arbit or sleazy! Building confidence to talk to women isn't rocket science really. It just needs some amount of homework and belief in yourself, along with a few exercises to get you there!
  9. The popular and intensely mind-boggling Netflix show 'Black Mirror' returns with its much-anticipated fifth season on June 5th, 2019, which is about less than a month away. Although we can't wait to watch what unfolds this season, we still remember the episodes that played with the very fabric of our minds, making us believe the future is rather experimentative, dark and intensely bleak! Technology would have skipped a million beats in the next few years and it's all being projected through this incredible semi-fictional show. © Netflix 'Black Mirror', for me has changed how I'd like to look at technology, the future, privacy and the world in a completely new way and as I look forward to the brand new season, I can't help but reminisce over some crazy episodes from the past seasons that actually made me go what the f***!! © Netflix So, I am going to lay out some of my favourite episodes from 'Black Mirror' and if you haven't seen them or have and don't remember, it's time to watch them again, obviously before June 5th. (1) White Bear © Netflix This episode literally blew my mind. It's literal because I couldn't really get over how unusual and twisted punishing someone for a crime can be, in the near future and, of course, while you're on that subject you can't help but think of implementing this form of punishment for all the rapists out there. Come on, I am sure you've had that debate after watching this episode! Or do you have no idea of what I am talking about? Watch the episode! Watch the trailer here (2) The Waldo Moment © Netflix I believe politics is a farce to keep people busy from contemplating absolute anarchy, and this episode of 'Black Mirror' is an absolute juxtaposition of political trends from across the globe. The episode revolves around a bawdy cartoon bear, who's standing up for elections against a permanently enraged political candidate. Oh, the mighty satires this episode delves into. It's absolutely fantastic! Watch the trailer here (3) Black Museum © Netflix This episode certainly made me cringe in all my elemental glory! I mean, it was gory, with a technological wonder attached to it. A young woman visits an isolated museum, which collects memorabilia from different techno-crimes in the past and happens to meet the proprietor who gets into unique details about the whys and hows of three intense crimes that took place in the past. Little does he know the girl has her own ulterior motives. This story definitely sent shivers down my spine. Watch the trailer here (4) Hated In The Nation © Netflix This is the final episode of the third season and it should actually be re-named 'eventuality'. There are homicide robotic bees, an internet serial killer on the run, who is programming these bees to attack people and, of course, a detective who outruns him, towards the end. Why are the bees robotic? You gotta see it to know it. Watch the trailer here (5) Nosedive © Netflix Nosedive is actually and basically the world we live in, but in the future. What I mean is, it's a story about how we see ourselves vs. how we'd do anything and everything for acceptance and validation. Everything depends on the ratings you get as a human being, which is actually picking up in some parts of the world currently, which means the future is almost here. I've put this episode in my top favourites because it's a hard-hitting reality which we will have to face sometime soon. Watch the trailer here (6) The Nation Anthem © Netflix The absolute dark side to life and technology, the first ever episode of 'Black Mirror' depicted absolute gutsy feels, as Charlie Brooker put a daring proposition of the Prime Minister having *** with a pig to free a fictional princess in captivity. The alarming thing about this episode is people's rapidly changing opinion through social outfits aka technology used in social references and something unthinkable entering the realms of acceptance. Watch the trailer here (7) White Christmas © Netflix This episode was a Christmas special for 2014 and it should've been titled 'Dark Christmas' rather! Two men find each other for company at a remote outpost and tell each other three intense tales, without letting out any secrets, until you figure there's a mega-twist towards the end. This one's a special one and you must watch it. Watch the trailer here While I have only put 7 of my favourite episodes, there are a few more worth a mention for sure. But I'll leave it up to you to decide what you feel should top the list. Subjectivity FTW! For now, I am banking on the 3 episodes in season 5 and can't wait to see what Charlie Brooker has in store for us next.
  10. The penultimate episode of 'Game of Thrones' is usually where all the drama lies. This is a set pattern and considering the minimal loss of life in the league of the major characters, we expected major bloodshed, and “The Bells” promised just that. Not that we didn't get bloodshed that we were promised, but it was rather disappointing. In case, you need a round-up of all the people who lost their lives, here's a list of the characters who are now dead and how they met their final ends. 1. Varys © HBO Varys died saying "I hope I'm wrong" to Tyrion referring to Dany losing it in the end. He was burnt alive by Dany's last standing dragon, Drogon in the presence of everyone. It was sad that in the end, it was Tyrion who outed him. 2. Harry Strickland, The Commander Of The Golden Company © HBO The Golden Company may have been a force to be reckoned with, but in front of Dragonfire, they couldn't stand a chance, could they? Harry survived the fire but was later brutally stabbed by Greyworm who was clearly avenging his girlfriend, Missandei's death by the looks of his expressions. 3. Euron Greyjoy © HBO Euron lived in a world of his own. He could've fled the scene but died of his own mistake that was provoking Jaime Lannister and then dying believing that he actually killed him. Tch tch tch, nearing death does make people delusional. 4. Qyburn © HBO Poor guy. Killed by his own creation in the end. The Mountain squeezed his neck in a snap without thinking twice. When has playing God worked out well for anyone? 5. Sandor & Gregor Clegane © HBO The much-awaited Clegaine bowl finally took place. But, oh well, it did not pan out well for either of the parties. While The Mountain was a lost cause, we do miss Ser Gregor. 6. Jaime and Cersei Lannister © HBO We expected a much, much more gruesome death for Cersei for all the cruelness she's inflicted on our favourite characters over the years. But they did want to romanticise their sibling-lovers-relationship in the end. Sigh.
  11. There used to be a time when steroids were relatively hidden under the covers at the gym. The dudes using it would attribute their gains to some weird diet and training protocol or some garbage supplements that they were using. Not many were open to the fact that they were sticking needles up their butt to look a certain way. Nowadays, steroids have become very common where almost every second guy has had some or the other experience with it. I would not be underestimating when I say steroids are as common as BCAAs in the gym nowadays. The frightening part is the openness and the willingness to use these drugs to look a certain way. The much more frightening part? Unqualified people giving advice and prescriptions on drug pharmacology. I have written a comprehensive article on the bad and the ugly of steroids , which should help you get a better picture. © Getty Images In this article, I want you to think and ask yourself these questions before you decide to do steroids, as at the end of the day, it is your body: 1. Do You Want To Compete As A Pro Bodybuilder? Forget about looking good for a moment. Most bodybuilders use anabolics as they have dedicated their lives to building muscle and getting on stage with others just like them to win competitions. Is that your goal? Do you really want to be a bodybuilder and live that life? If the answer is a no, you do not really need to take steroids. Here I am not saying that you should definitely take steroids to become a bodybuilder. There are shows out there which do comprehensive drug testing and are in reality natural shows. The first thing here is to ensure that you want to make bodybuilding a profession. Doing it the enhanced way or not comes after that. 2. Have You Dedicated Enough Time To The Process? If you look at the top pro bodybuilders, they never jumped on steroids on their first or second year of working out. They developed their work ethic, discipline, and maximized their genetic potential by doing bodybuilding naturally for 5 - 10 years before jumping the gun. Most kids these days think that in their second or third month itself, they need to pop steroid pills or stick injections up their butt. © Getty Images Not only will you not get the maximum out of it, but your basics will also be terrible both in terms of nutrition and training which are the base of bodybuilding. 3. Are You Medically Fit For Steroids? Steroids can potentially have a lot of medical side effects ranging from cosmetic issues of baldness or acne and much more severe issues like stress on the liver, kidney, heart, etc. There have been numerous cases of deaths related to overdosing of steroids or previous medical issues getting severe resulting in death due to steroids. Speak to your doctor and have them onboard to keep a continuous check on your health markers if you decide to jump on gear. 4. Are You In A Good Mental Space? There have been many reported cases of drug abuse, where people got aggressive doing steroids or roid rage and lost their cool and did some harmful things. © Getty Images If you are someone who is continuously stressed or has a very stressful lifestyle, using anabolics may not be the best choice for you until you sort yourself out on this front. Another dilemma with steroids is that once you come off (which many pro bodybuilders do routinely), your strength and muscle won't be the same as that on drugs. Would you be able to deal with that? Would you be able to tame your ego and handle your frustration when you do not look the same at the gym or be able to lift the same heavyweights? 5. Do You Have The Dough To Afford It? Most cheap drugs that are passed on by gym gurus are poor quality drugs or those made for animal use or in underground labs. Not only the quality, but the side effects of these drugs are also nasty. The good quality stuff comes at a price. Add to that the regular blood work, medical tests, your nutrition cost, your training cost, etc. will add up. It is the same as any other sport at the elite level, it takes a lot of time, effort, and money. If you do not have the cash for it now, is it worth taking all the risks by using poor quality stuff? Author Bio: Pratik Thakkar is the co-founder and director of GetSetGo Fitness, an online fitness company and the founder of Mars Nutrition, a nutrition supplement company. Both his companies are geared towards providing you with the right information and products without any false or fake claims. You can reach out to him at pratik@getsetgo.fitness and follow him on Instagram.
  12. Phase 6 of General Elections 2019 is about to see the light of the day this Sunday on 12th May 2019 with 7 states going to polls. While all is well when it comes to putting our democratic rights to use by choosing to vote, we need to bear in mind some finer details before casting our votes this election season. © Getty Images Whether you are a first-time voter or happen to be an old goose, being aware of some aspects of electing our representatives is always a good idea. Right from the very basic, yet crucial requirement of knowing the candidates from your constituency to finding resonance with their respective ideologies and manifestos, it is important to keep in mind that we make an aware decision that would not only impact our society but the future of our country too. © Getty Images Here are the 5 things Indian youth need to keep in mind before casting their vote this election: 1. Employment The biggest deciding factor for every youngster who is heading out vote, should be this. As of 2018, 18.9 million Indians were unemployed in the country which is by far the highest over the last few decades. Make your decision on the basis of which party you believe is most invested in the matter and would walk the talk when it comes to providing jobs to millions of jobless Indians. © Getty Images 2. Freedom & Security Freedom to exist however we want, love whoever we want, eat whatever we want, wear whatever we want, study what we want, challenge the wrong when we see it, and much more. Look for Lok Sabha representatives who would ensure that we don't feel threatened for enjoying and employing our fundamental rights or live in fear because we know our rights. © Getty Images 3. Secularism Perhaps one of the biggest needs of the hour. Let's take into consideration the candidates who encourage pluralism and secularism in our society. Let's do away with extremities of any kind and people who propagate such ideologies within our society. India draws its strength from diversity and its willingness to welcome one and all to its golden soil. © Twitter 4. Education Education and a strong, fair opinionated disposition should be the right of every Indian citizen. Privatisation and the constant need to manipulate our education system is not to be tolerated under any circumstances. No matter which party comes into power, we must look for such candidates who would continue to keep education away from all political propaganda. © Getty Images 5. Start-Up Economy Given the kind of boom the Indian start-up ecosystem has seen in recent times, and all the promising opportunities it holds for our country and its future, we as young adults should choose someone who is willing to work on the start-up scenario, improve it and help in the growth of a start-up economy which would allow thousands to build their dreams and see them succeed. An aware decision will be the best decision you make this election.
  13. Indian Fitness YouTube channels are no less than any comedy show these days. Well at least most of them, if not all, as you will find all kinds of bro science on these channels, which are even beyond your wildest imagination. The problem with social media platforms is that you can post literally anything without any legitimate evidence to back your content. One such advice that you will often get from certain 'Fitness YouTubers' and 'Desi Gurus' is that applying Tiger Balm on your abdomen area will help you burn more fat when you workout. They claim that if you apply Tiger Balm and workout immediately after that, it will produce more heat and will ultimately help you in achieving a six pack easily. © Amazon India Let's find out how much truth is there in this statement: How Does Your Body Burn Fat? To understand if Tiger Balm is actually going to help you or not in your fat loss journey, it's important to understand the mechanism which your body goes through to burn the stored fat. Your body will only feel the need to utilize that stored adipose tissue when it feels that the current calorie intake is falling short of the maintenance calories. Maintenance calories are the calories that your body needs to maintain its current weight. Thus, when you consume less than the maintenance calories, your body taps into the adipose tissue that is stored in the various parts of your body, including the abdomen area. Heat & Fat Loss The logic that's given behind the use of Tiger Balm is that it produces heat and thus helps in melting the fat in the abdomen area. Well, if that held an ounce of truth, then all of us would just have to sit next to a bonfire and burn all the stored fat in our body. Any kind of external gel or massage oil cannot stimulate any form of fat loss in the human body. If you ask what about those people who do claim that they have actually experienced the results? Well, it's because they were working out and were following some form of calorie deficit diet, and not just lounging on the couch with Tiger Balm on their bellies. However, their superstition leads them to believe that it's Tiger Balm that's doing the trick but the truth is that it's all about the workout and diet that's actually helping them lose weight. A portion of this belief can also be attributed to the placebo effect that such statements have on people who believe them wholeheartedly. Do Not Believe Every Random Advice Coming Your Way You will hear a lot of random advice from the people who are in very good shape. Just because a guy is ripped or is in decent shape, it does not mean that he has extensive knowledge of exercise science and nutrition too. © Getty Images You will see lots of social media 'Influencers' making useless claims for various supplements like fat burners and testosterone boosters too. The reality of which is that they do nothing except burn a hole in your pockets. Thus, it is better you approach a guy who has decent qualification and credentials and can help you with genuine advice than to waste time in applying balms and gels. Anuj Tyagi, author of this article, is a Certified Sports Nutritionist and Therapeutic Exercise Specialist from American Council on Exercise (ACE). Now an Online Health Coach, he is also a Chartered Accountant by education. You can connect with him through Instagram on:- https://www.instagram.com/sixpacktummy_anuj/
  14. 'Game Of Thrones' is in the final season as the show comes to a close in about a month. The fantasy show is one of the most pirated TV series on the planet and is also one of the reasons for its major success. The Season premiere of the show was leaked online an hour earlier by DirectTV last week; however, the second episode was leaked well in advance. © HBO The second episode of GOT Season 8 was leaked by none other than Amazon Prime as it was green-lit to go live on Amazon Prime Germany, 8 hours before the world premiere. The leak was taken down but many got to see the entire episode way before it even came to the airwaves — including us. The episode was later uploaded on many websites and torrent posters with spoilers about the episode starting to leak on social media. © HBO HBO went to great lengths to keep the final show a secret such as dodging drones during filming, only letting the cast read some chunks of the script and stop offering screeners to press for this season. Screeners are usually leaked online thanks to some rogue journalist who cannot fight the temptation. However, this time around the leak came from Amazon Prime, the streaming giant partnered with HBO for GOT in Germany. We have seen episodes leaked by partners before; however, HBO has also been victim to leaks because of their own mistakes. © HBO The leaked episode was spotted in the back pages of Reddit and then was shared across all social media platforms. Some die-hard GOT fans waited for the full HD version of the new episode but there were some fans who could not wait. GOT premieres each episode globally at the same time. However, it does get hard to manage so many regions. Leaks are inevitable and we suspect that this will not be the last leak for the final season.
  15. After waiting for close to two years, the finale of the most-watched show on the face of the Earth, 'Game Of Thrones', is finally dawning upon us in less than 48 hours. Who gets the throne? What happens to the Night King? Does Arya finally find any happiness? Will Khaleesi's dragons survive the battle? These are just a few of the numerous questions we need answers to. It's quite possible that all your GOT nerd friends started way in advance and have probably caught up and brushed up their GOT knowledge, while others are now trying to connect the dots and read online summaries. However, fret not because we have the recaps for all the seasons ready for you right here, so just spare some time and go through them: 1. Season 1- This was all about the Stark family, the patriarch's murder, little Sansa growing up and Khaleesi marrying Khal Drogo amongst other things. 2. Season 2- Tyrion becomes the hand of the King, Theon reunites with Yara, Khaleesi ventures into the house of the undying and we spot the army of White Walkers. 3. Season 3- Joffery falls for the beautiful Margaery, Tywin Lannister tries his hand at match-fixing Tyrion and Cersei for his own good, and we finally see the dark side of Mellisandre, and the horror of the Red Wedding dawns upon us. 4. Season 4- This rollercoaster season is mostly about Ramsay torturing Theon like there's no tomorrow, Tyrion is betrayed by Shae, and Joffrey dies at his own wedding. 5. Season 5- King Tommen marries Margery, Baelish starts travelling with Sansa towards Winterfell, the High Sparrow wreaks havoc, and poor Shireen is burned alive followed by the shocker of Jon Snow getting stabbed to death as well 6. Season 6- Jon is back, King Tommen takes his own life, Bran Stark is being enlightened by his own new found wisdom, we lose the poor Hodor as well. 7. Season 7- Khaleesi loses her dragon to the Night King, The Wall has been smashed, Jon Snow and Khaleesi have apparently fallen in love and Cersei is pregnant with Jaime, who is now leaving her side. The season ended on a gritting note and obviously, the battle for the throne begins now! So, there you go. You're all brushed up and prepared for the ultimate showdown. Let the finale begin!
  16. Vote. It is one of the simplest words in the English dictionary, but those four English letters clubbed together hold a world of power. One that is capable of deciding the fate of our country and its inhabitants, for the next five years. If you are of age, that is 18-years-old or more, and eligible to vote, we cannot stress enough on the importance of your participation in the 2019 General Elections. Every individual with a voter card and a name on the electoral roll is shouldering a crucial responsibility at the moment. © Getty Images However, voting only matters if it led by solid awareness and considerations of various permutations and combinations that will benefit the country and its people as a whole. So, be aware of the candidates in consideration, the parties they represent and the ideologies the said parties uphold. Besides all that, here are 10 things to keep in mind before casting your vote for Lok Sabha elections 2019 that began today. © Getty Images 1. You will only be allowed to cast your vote with proper photo/voter identification authorised by the government. 2. Polling officers are allowed both inside and outside the polling premises. 3. The Election Commission of India also appoints observers for every polling station. They must always be around. © Twitter 4. Only the Election Commission of India-appointed media is allowed at the polling venue. 5. Only physically impaired voters who cannot cast their vote independently are allowed to have a help/company inside the booth. 6. Only the Election Commission of India-authorised public service personnel should be on duty. © Reuters 7. Police officers cannot be present inside the polling booth unless there is a law and order situation in the premises. 8. The Election Commission of India has mandated that 3-4 electors are not allowed inside a polling booth together. 9. Using a mobile phone is prohibited in the polling booth. The Election Commission of India has ordered that officials of duty need to keep their phones on silent mode and step outside the polling station to take/make calls. © Reuters 10. Voters are also prohibited from carrying arms or any form of liquid with them inside the polling booth. Every single vote cast is a voice speaking up, every vote cast will decide the state of being of Indian citizens, its economy and growth, defence and the possibility of peace and unity in the years that will follow the results of the election. So, regardless of where you are, and how cumbersome the journey to your polling booth might seem, it is extremely crucial for each one of us to head out, cast our vote and let our voices be heard. We hope each one of you eligible voters reading this will head out and cast your vote, and make a choice for a better tomorrow.
  17. Just days before the eighth and final season of 'Game of Thrones' premieres on HBO, a BTS video from the sets of the beloved fantasy epic has taken social media by storm. Titled 'The Cast Remembers', the 10-minute long video shows the cast talk about their journey over the years until the very end. The stars can be seen reminiscing about their most memorable moments on set, the actors they most admire and much more. © HBO The video comes at a time when every 'GOT' fan is waiting for the final season to hit the screens with bated breath. Anticipation is running high, excitement even higher. Yet, no one can ignore the nagging feeling of imminent sadness that the final episodes of the season are going to bring to us - each a reminder to the end. However, seeing some of the main actors from the show talk about the splendid experiences in the video, and their expectation v/s reality anecdotes come as a welcome distraction from the impending end. © HBO From Daenerys to Tyrion to Cersei, every character that we have come to love over the years share some of their best memories, and through it, all of us also get to relive the times of GOT from the very beginning. Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams and Isaac Hampstead-Wright have literally grown up on the show and all the talking about it will surely leave you guys feeling terribly nostalgic, and appreciate the journey we have made with them all. © HBO From their most shocking scenes, to the most difficult and who gets to be their most favourite co-star, the 'The Cast Remembers' is the best(and worst) sort of goodbye video the makers of 'GOT' could have sent our way at this moment. Adios, amigos. But maybe, not yet.
  18. Amidst the madness of the Indian Premier League (IPL) taking over a country of cricket-crazy people, news of the Indian squad for the 2019 ICC World Cup being announced about a week from today, has caught people's attention. According to a Times of India report, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Indian skipper Virat Kohli have made plans to meet next Monday in Mumbai to sit and pick a roster that will represent the country in the tournament starting 30th May. Rohit Sharma believes that the final team will only be selected once the thoughts and ideas of Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri have been taken into consideration by the Board. “I think we are pretty much settled. There are a few spots (undecided) which everyone knows about but again that depends on what the captain and the coach and the selectors think whether they want to go for the extra seamer or the extra spinner or extra middle order player or a reserve opener. “It also depends upon the conditions. The last time we were in England, the conditions were quite dry. I don't know how things will be. So if it is like that, then you take an extra spinner, as simple as that. If it's not then probably take the extra seamer,” the 'Hitman' said in Mumbai. The last portion from Sharma's quote is worth paying some heed to. It is well established that the fourth spot in the team is the most uncertain position. While currently in the hands of former allrounder Ambati Rayudu, it is highly probable that the Guntur-born will be asked to give it up, considering his below average performance against Australia in the ODI and T20I series last month (and let's not even talk about his IPL journey so far). Basing the argument on Sharma's take, if the conditions in England and Wales consists of heavy moisture, the number four spot could go a batting allrounder like Vijay Shankar who usually goes to the pitch as the fifth batsman and somebody like Hardik Pandya can be inserted in the fifth slot. Alternatively, Dinesh Karthik becomes an ideal candidate for number four adding to the powerful middle order batting line up with Pandya taking away Shankar's place from the roster. On the other hand, if the weather conditions continue to remain dry like the last time Men in Blue had visited England, bowling allrounder, Kedar Jadhav becomes one of the foremost picks for Kohli. Also, if the captain and the coach really want to try something that they haven't in the last two years, bringing back Ravichandran Ashwin does not appear to be a bad thought either. While positions for batsmen like Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, and bowlers like Yuzvendra Chahal and Jasprit Bumrah can be considered to be a confirmed lock, the spots for allrounders are what will be a major part of the discussion between Kohli and the BCCI on Monday.
  19. The insane wait to watch the final season of 'Game Of Thrones' is about to end in a week's time when we finally witness some crazy action. Naturally the premiere has happened and the cast is pretty active on social media, contributing to the buzz around the digital premiere. Over the weekend, the good folks at 'SNL' got Kit Harington to host the night and needless to say, it was just as we expected. The best part, however, was the cast members, especially Emilia Clarke budging in and asking for spoilers, which Kit extensively refused to reveal. Adding to humour was the Night King himself asking if they could be friends and Kit's real life wife who had some fun questions to ask as well. Kit is ððð revealing how @GameofThrones ends. #SNL pic.twitter.com/cVyUmFbsGT — Saturday Night Live - SNL (@nbcsnl) April 7, 2019 Now isn't that a big tease because as the days go by, all we want is for 15th April to arrive soon so we can finally get some visual action. Until then, this was the best pre-watch for sure!
  20. Giving up on people because they've let you down, whether it's your favourite athlete, a political figure, or your best friend, seems a bit polarised. Guess what happens when you stop working on your relationship? When you take your partner for granted, use him/her as a punching bag, and push them away instead of pulling them close? It nearly destroys your relationship just as your favourite athlete disappoints you in a game or your best friend betrays you. When you've been hurt, betrayed, or disappointed by someone you care about, it's hard to imagine giving that person another chance. But what if the person wants to return to you, should you give them a second chance and offer your trust again? Here are 5 sure shot ways that can help you ease your confusions and help make a decision: © UTV Motion Pictures 1) Forgiveness Is Foremost We have always heard to forgive and to give someone an opportunity to make up for past mistakes but not everyone is capable of doing so. We tend to think of forgiveness in interpersonal terms. Forgiveness seems to be a critical element but when the person apologizes, you accept it and don't hold a grudge or strike back. But you need to decide for yourself if you are able to forgive this particular person and welcome them back into your lives again, without holding any grudges. © UTV Motion Pictures 2) Inspect The Worth Of Revival People can change and can learn from their mistakes. They can turn everything around once again by becoming the person you were attracted to at the beginning of the relationship. You need to analyse if they deserve a second chance—and when you give them a second opportunity, allow them to show you their new side. You'd like people to treat you the same way, wouldn't you? © Zee Studios 3) Empathising Is The Key Turn the tables and imagine that it's you who needs the second chance. Wouldn't you feel better if you were given an opportunity to try again? Whether it's the car you've been hired to fix or the relationship that took a turn for the worse due to your own mistakes, it's nice to know that someone is willing to give you a chance to redeem yourself. © Yash Raj Films 4) Check Credibility The first thing to decide is whether you can rebuild your relationship and learn to trust your partner again. This is incredibly difficult! Take a deep breath, and think about it: can you convince yourself to trust them again. If so, then maybe you should give them a second chance. © UTV Motion Pictures 5) Converse With Each Other Now, once you evaluate things on your part, talk everything over. Focus primarily on what led to you two breaking up in the first place. Whose fault was it? Was it necessary? These are all the things you two need to talk through so that there won't be any unfinished business when you two reconcile. A second chance is something to hold on to. Once you get it, you can't think that it won't be slightly awkward at the start. Take your time with each other before and during the relationship. Gaining someone's trust and affection back is extremely hard. Restart the relationship on a hopeful note that this time around, things will be different.
  21. The term 'Mankading' has unfortunately come back to life ever since the Ravichandran Ashwin and Jos Buttler incident incident in an Indian Premier League game between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals . While many condemn this act, citing the 'spirit of the game', others believe that there was no harm in Ashwin's actions since they were well within the laws of the game. This incident made the fans more vigilant of what is happening on the cricket field and especially at the non-striker end. Keeping an eye under the umpire's nose, a fan caught something similar, which can yet another controversy on Wednesday night as KXIP locked horns with the Kolkata Knightriders at the Eden Gardens. View this post on Instagram Thoughts on this unusual dismissal? #RRvKXIP #VIVOIPL A post shared by IPL (@iplt20) on Mar 25, 2019 at 10:38am PDT On the receiving end this time was Ashwin's teammate, Mayank Agarwal, despite being in prolific form since the Australian tour and scoring a wonderful 50, committed the same mistake as Buttler, by leaving the crease before the bowler released the ball. Fortunately though, no one on the field paid much heed to it this time. The incident came into sight when the young Sarfaraz Khan was caught behind by Dinesh Karthik off Andre Rusell's bowling. To make sure that Russell was not overstepping, the on-field umpire went upstairs to be double sure. While having a look at the Jamaican's front-foot, fans noticed that Agarwal had left the crease before Russell released the ball. Look at where the non striker - Mayank Agarwal - is at the time of release. Batsmen just won't learn. **** Spirit of Cricket. Batsmen deserve no sympathy. Batsmen deserve more mankads. pic.twitter.com/jRAmO1VJD8 — Karthik Lakshmanan (@lk_karthik) March 27, 2019 Earlier bowlers were criticised for committing such unsporting acts, but now people believe that even the batsmen should be held responsible for taking undue advantage of an ethical stance. This came after the Marylebone Cricket Committee (MCC) slammed Ashwin stating that though he had no responsibility to warn the batsman, what he did was not in the 'spirit of the game'. “The decision given on the field, was dependent on the match officials' interpretation of the law 41.16: Non-striker leaving his/her ground early,” said MCC in their statement. © BCCI They further added, “This law is essential. Without it, non-strikers could back up at liberty, several yards down the pitch and a law is needed to prevent such action. The crux of the issue is when the non-striker can safely leave his/her ground, and what the bowler can do to effect this form of dismissal without courting controversy.” Now when everything is clear on the basis of rules and regulations, it solely depends on how we want to interpret it. Play it by the rules or by the spirit of the game? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.
  22. We live in a world where an increasing number of companies have started using machine learning to influence our decisions. Now it looks like even McDonald's is buying into artificial intelligence to persuade you to buy a few more items. The fast food giant has acquired a machine learning startup called Dynamic Yield, and the company is said to use machine learning to “increase personalization and improve customer experience”. Well in simple terms, the company is going to use machine learning to sell you more things, really. © YouTube Dynamic Yield is a tech company that specializes in recommendations based on machine learning. It uses complex algorithms to gather data about customers to generate recommendations. According to McDonald's, the new technology would “instantly suggest and display” items based on things like weather, time of day, trending items, and more. You'll also see items based on what you've ordered already. So let's say end up pulling up on a drive-thru on a hot sunny day, the system might recommend a frozen treat to you. It sounds very manipulative, yes, but that's what it's meant to do. It's McDonald's biggest acquisition in the last 20 years, and it's supposed to help them make you buy items you didn't know you wanted. The company claims that it'll start implementing the tech with drive-thru stations before expanding to other platforms like kiosks, mobile app, etc. The plan is to start rolling this out across the United States in 2019, and then move to other international markets.
  23. Whispers are rife that Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor are ready to take their relationship to the next level, as the lovebirds are reportedly set to tie the knot on April 2019. Both remained tight-lipped about their relationship, in the beginning, and made it official last year with their first public appearance. However, when Malaika was asked about her impending wedding rumours on a chat show she replied, "This is all media made. Media is responsible for it." Ever since his entry in the industry, Arjun Kapoor has been in the news over his relationships with his female co-stars and rumoured affairs. From dating Salman Khan's younger sister, Arpita Khan, to his sister-in-law, Malaika Arora; the 'Gunday' heartthrob has had a list of prominent women in his life. Let's have a look. © Twitter Arpita Khan Sharma Salman Khan's youngest sister Arpita was reportedly in a relationship with Arjun and the pair dated for over two years. Speaking about his relationship, Arjun had once said, "My first and only serious relationship so far was with Arpita Khan. We started seeing each other when I was 18 and it lasted for two years…” © Pintrest Anushka Sharma Though it was never confirmed whether they dated or not, Arjun's affection and love for Anushka was not concealed from anyone in the industry. A few times, on the 'Koffee with Karan' show, Arjun had overtly expressed his yearning to marry the 'NH 10' girl. The duo was seen several times together at theatres and coffee shops but never admitted to anything. © Twitter Sonakshi Sinha The fact that Arjun dated Sonakshi has been one of Bollwyood's biggest tight-lipped secrets. Not only did they both date for a while, but they also had an ugly face-off while breaking up, according to reports. In an interview with Mumbai Mirror, Arjun commented on his unsuccessful relationship with her. He said, “There is no pressure on either of us to maintain an equation beyond a certain amount of time." © Twitter Athiya Shetty Soon after her debut in 'Hero', Athiya Shetty and Arjun Kapoor were seen in public together more than often. However, none of them ever acknowledged or confirmed anything. Arjun had once said in an interview, "She (Athiya) and I have known each other for many years. I don't understand why there is sudden speculation. But it is part and parcel of the film industry and I am getting used to it as that it is how things happen." © Twitter Now, we don't really need to elaborate much on what's brewing between the 'Chaiyya Chaiyya' girl and Arjun. If the reports are anything to go by, the duo seems to be pretty serious about their relationship and will probably tie the knot this year.
  24. A day after launching the 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign on Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi changed his personal Twitter handle name to 'Chowkidar Narendra Modi', following which a number of senior party members also went ahead and prefixed 'Chowkidar' before their names. (c)Twitter PM Modi, since his reign in 2014, has been calling himself a 'Chowkidar' from time to time reiterating the fact that he has a prominent role in protecting the nation's interest. But unfortunately Congress has turned his campaign into a jibe, with its 'Chowkidar Chor Hai' campaign, accusing the PM of corruption in the Rafale jet fighter deal. (c)Twitter The campaign came to the forefront on the 16th of March 2019, following which Modi changed the name of his Twitter handle. So far, Amit Shah, Piyush Goyal, JP Nadda, Harsh Vardhan, Smriti Irani and Dharmendra Pradhan have also prefixed 'Chowkidar' before their names on their Twitter accounts. As Chowkidars of our nation, we are committed to creating a clean economy by using cashless financial transactions. The menace of corruption and black money has adversely affected us for decades. Time to eliminate these for a better future. #MainBhiChowkidar #ChowkidarPhirSe pic.twitter.com/y44vwyM4xs — Chowkidar Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) 17 March 2019 à¤à¤¿à¤¸à¤¨à¥ बनाया सà¥à¤µà¤à¥à¤à¤¤à¤¾ à¤à¥ सà¤à¤¸à¥à¤à¤¾à¤°...वॠहॠà¤à¥à¤à¥à¤¦à¤¾à¤°à¥¤ #MainBhiChowkidar à¤à¤¹à¥ दिल सॠ#ChowkidarPhirSe pic.twitter.com/jLqn6atvXR — Chowkidar Amit Shah (@AmitShah) 17 March 2019 (c)Twitter PM Modi announced that everyone who was fighting corruption, dirt and social evils, while working hard towards the progress of India are all Chowkidars. "Your Chowkidar is standing firm & serving the nation. But, I am not alone...today, every Indian is saying-#MainBhiChowkidar," the PM said. The phrase caught on quick the day after he announced the campaign and #ChowkidarPhirSe has been trending on Twitter since. #ChowkidarPhirSe- -He is 100% honest -He has given houses, gas, electricity to poor. - He has made India cleaner. -He has made India fastest growing economy . -He has made India safer -He has reduced inflation. -He has built more roads. -He is India's pride.@narendramodi — Pradeep Bhandari (@pradip103) 17 March 2019 This the Difference between BJP & CONgress! BJP - Loves country CONgress - Breaks country #ChowkidarPhirSe pic.twitter.com/RekHdQLEYO — Chowkidar Srikanth ð®ð³ (@srikanthbjp_) 17 March 2019 #BJP Knows how to deal with SOCIAL Media. #ChowkidarPhirSe pic.twitter.com/Cg6DPQWFyD — Deepak Jha (@d1pakjha) 17 March 2019 दà¥à¤¶ बà¥à¤²à¥ दिल सà¥#ChowkidarPhirSe — Chowkidar Tajinder Bagga (@TajinderBagga) 17 March 2019 Perfect example of Transforming india under @narendramodi govt. Akbaruddin owaisi before 2014 and after 2014#ChowkidarPhirSe pic.twitter.com/jbdnNzxzHP — Chowkidar Karan Sharma (@IKaransharma27) 17 March 2019 Alertness of Chowkidar saved our money. 80% reduction in black money stashed in Swiss bank. Now we know why chors are crying foul.#ChowkidarPhirSehttps://t.co/FBp9OQmn3n — Rita ð®ð³ (@RitaG74) 17 March 2019 RT if you want Trump To join the moment as well #ChowkidarPhirSe pic.twitter.com/ogB8aUNSwG — Chowkidar Srikanth ð®ð³ (@srikanthbjp_) 17 March 2019 My Chowkidar is my Hope My Chowkidar is my Safety My Chowkidar is my Strength My Chowkidar is my Hero My Chowkidar is my Captain My Chowkidar is Desh Sevak My Chowkidar is Hardworking My Chowkidar is Trustworthy My Chowkidar is @narendramodi Ji ð#ChowkidarPhirSe pic.twitter.com/lK9DsRV8fG — à¤à¥à¤à¥à¤¦à¤¾à¤° दà¥à¤¬à¤¾à¤°à¤¾ 2019 ð®ð³ (@punebjp) 17 March 2019 To make this campaign more efficient, the Prime Minister has sought a tech innovation called 'conversation cards' on Twitter, whereby people will get personalised messages from him on Twitter if they participate in the campaign. Well, to be honest, we're not sure how effective this campaign may be but seeing people change their own Twitter handles by prefixing 'Chowkidar' in front of their names tell us a great deal about how well they've taken it.
  25. Just when you though the Modi fever couldn't get any hotter, it struck a real-time high again. Right after the announcement for PM Narendra Modi's biopic directed by Omung Kumar, starring Vivek Oberoi, we have some more visual representation of his life following through. Eros Now has recently announced a web series on the Prime Minister and we're really curious to know how it'll shape up. © Twitter Coincidently (or not), the series will be out in April. The same time the General Elections are to commence, from April 11 to May 19, in which Modi's party-Bhartiya Janta Party-led alliance hopes to be re-elected for a second term. The web series called 'Modi', will showcase his entire life, from his childhood till he became the Prime Minister in 2014. "It will showcase the eventful life of the inspiring and influential leader,” said the makers of the film at a press release. The series will be produced by Benchmark Pictures and directed by Umesh Shukla from the 'Oh My God' fame. © Twitter The series is completely based on Modi's journey as a politician. It will start from when he was 12, till he joined BJP in 1987, after serving the Rashtriya Swayamseva Sangh (RSS), after which he got elected as the Chief Minister of Gujarat in 2001, till he became the Prime Minister of India in 2014. We're not sure what the series will highlight, in particular, but we are definitely curious to see how they have portrayed the Gujarat riots which broke out in 2002, shortly after he became the Chief Minister of the state. For now, all we know is that Faisal Khan, Ashish Sharma and Mahesh Thakur will play Modiji at different ages, in the series. Common man to becoming the PM, you know the leader, but do you know the man? #ErosNow announces the most-sought-after biopic #Modi on India's PM. Witness his life unfold in this original series releasing this April, directed by @umeshkshukla.@RidhimaLulla @PMOIndia @sethimanav pic.twitter.com/EI7JDWWOz3 — Eros Now (@ErosNow) 13 March 2019 "The series will highlight many incidents that made him devote his life to the service of the country and it's the ultimate gateway to witness the life of a self-made man,” states the press release. The writers Mihir Bhuta and Rashika Anand have focused on making the series solely about his struggle and not so much about the politics involved. While we're sure the Prime Minister's many achievements and accolades will be highlighted, we can't help but wonder if we will get to see the possible hiccups in his government in the series. © Eros Now “Our attempt through this biopic is to tell the story of his struggle, ambition, intensity and success and how it not only inspires many but is one of the factors of his mass appeal.” - Rishima Lulla the chief content officer for Eros Group stated at the press release. Everyone certainly believes his growing up years, along with certain decisions he's made make for an incredible story or a web series. © Twitter While we wait with bated breath for the web series to churn out, we sure hope it's not propaganda for the coming elections and it truly talks about just his life and struggles sans any political agenda. Well, there's only one way to find out I guess, stay tuned for its release in April.
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