During 80s and 90s, print ads in newspapers and magazines were mainly used to drive consumer behavior with respect to a commercial offering. They were usually the main source of income for non-subscription local newspapers and other small publications. Sundays or public holidays typically used to bring numerous large number of advertisements in newspapers. Unfortunately, in the era of digital media, the print advertisement is slowly dying out. The future of print advertising in magazines, newspapers and other forms of traditional print media looks fairly bleak. Anyway, we will discuss its decline some other day, till then enjoy the following 150 Print Ads.
Today, I am going to revisit the charm of 20 Old Doordarshan new readers and anchors, who ruled the hearts of billions of Indians with their charm, presentation and distinctive style. In the days of 24 hours non-stop private new channels, it is really a nice experience to remember the good old days of Doordarshan. Now it has been more than one and half decade, but still I cannot forget the wonderful Doordarshan news readers and anchors who used to enlighten our minds with the current affairs and latest updates in the ephemeral eighties and nineties when TV meant one single channel called Doordarshan.
Transferring money to India from is as simple as sending email to someone. Just you need to fill and submit some online forms and follow easy instructions. You need to provide your recipient and payment information and you are all set for money transfer to India. There are many remittance websites which provide the facility of money transfer to India. You can transfer money to India using your US bank account, credit card, or debit card. The money transfers are paid out in INR. India is top recipient country of remittances across the world. Normally the remittance sites do not charge any fees if you send more than $1,000 and paying with your US bank account. I am going to share some of the top money transfer sites.
India is one of the biggest producers of films in the world in a number of languages. In a year more than hundreds movies are made in India alone including the Hindi and other Indian languages based movies. The Indian film industry is denoted as Bollywood, which is centered in Bombay (Mumbai) the financial capital of India. On the contrary, Hollywood is a town in America, which is a hub of film makers and produces. This film city is based in Los Angeles, California in the United States, wherein a number of movies in English languages are produced. Both the movies differ in many ways, so let’s check the 5 major differences found in between the Bollywood and Hollywood movies as under:
After the advent of Web 3.0 and HTML5, and other modern web technologies; most of the popular websites have a great look and feel and are very user friendly. Take the example of Facebook, YouTube, Gmail. These sites are powered by very complex processes and algorithms behind the scene. These sites employ many servers and load balancing equipment such as Cisco Content Services Switches to distribute visitor loads over multiple computers at multiple locations. Have you every thought, what did YouTube, Gmail look like the first time you visited the site? How’d the IBM, HP and Apple homepage look back in 1996? Today, I will go back in time and bring you early versions of 50 popular websites.
Do you remember the old Doordarshan characters whom you watched leaving all other important things, years or may be decades ago? Those days, Television was not available 24/7. We used to wait whole day to watch our favorite TV serials. As Doordarshan was the only channel, remote controls were not the part of the living room. However, its shows and characters always fascinated and mesmerized the people from my generation and that is still nostalgic about it.
I think no one will argue with me when I say Amitabh Bachchan is the biggest and most influential star of Indian Cinema. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s as the "angry young man" of Hindi cinema, and has since appeared in over 180 Indian films in a career spanning more than four decades. Once upon a time, a famous French director François Truffaut called him a "one-man industry" when he saw his dominance of the movie scene in the 1970s and 1980s. BBC rated him as the star of the millennium. This fact is also evident from the posters of his movies. Today, I am going to share the biggest collection of posters that showcase Hindi cinema’s biggest star, Amitabh Bachchan.
The entire nation is worried, angry and frustrated with the misgovernance of the incumbent United Progressive Alliance (UPA) laid by Indian National Congress. The Government has become a national calamity as the country is suffering from economic slowdown, depression in the currency, high inflation rate, scam after scam, huge corruption in Government offices and companies, day by day increasing petrol and diesel prices, terror attacks, threats from neighboring nations, issues of women’s safety. This list is endless. The so called India’s aam aadmi is almost on the verge of bankruptcy. He is desperately looking for change. Anyway, right now we can’t do anything but at least see and appreciate these 5 satirical cartoon on UPA Government and its ministers.
Filmfare is one of the most popular film magazines of India. It mainly concentrates on Bollywood Hindi Films, actors and actresses. The magazine is currently published by The Times Group, India’s largest media services conglomerate. Filmfare has also created two motion picture awards: the Filmfare Awards for movies in Hindi, and the Filmfare Awards South for movies in the Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu languages. The Filmfare ceremony is one of the oldest and most prominent film events dedicated to Hindi films in India. Today, I am going to share 100 old Filmfare magazine covers. Hope, you will like the collection and share it with your facebook and twitter friends.
Islam has always been criticized for the treatment of women in Islamic law and practice. Another criticism of muslims is that they always try to protect their identity. Most of the time, you can easily recognize a Muslim even if you see them in Siberia or in the jungles of Africa or in New York or in Pakistan. Miss World Muslimah is nothing but just another attempt to suppress women in Islam and to protect their so called identity in the world. Eka Shanti, the founder of this contest claims that it is Islam’s answer to Miss World.
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- 150 Print Ads from old Indian magazines
- Revisiting 20 Old Doordarshan News Readers and Anchors
- How to transfer money to India from USA?
- 5 major differences between Bollywood and Hollywood
- How these 50 famous websites looked in the past?
- 20 Doordarshan Television Characters that we will never forget
- The Complete Collection of Amitabh Bachchan Movie Posters
- 5 satirical cartoons on UPA Government
- 100 Old Filmfare Magazine Covers!
- A Muslim beauty pageant to challenge Miss World
- 10 Reasons why Narendra Modi should become PM of India
- India is not a secular country!
- Top Ten Teachers Day Hindi Songs
- How internet has changed in last 10 years?
- Want to restart the blog after a long break!