Why has North Korea threatened war – again?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has threatened South Koreans with war if Seoul does not suspend its propaganda broadcasts along the border.

posted by Boom Live|August 24, 2015   in NL Collaborations|no comments


The Uphaar Cinema case explained in 90 seconds

The Supreme Court announces a verdict on the Uphaar Cinema case, 18 years after 59 people died in the tragedy.

posted by Boom Live|August 21, 2015   in Boom Live|no comments

India’s unrelenting moral brigade

Filmmaker Onir, BJP leader Aijaz Ilmi and social activist and AAP representative Aditya Paul express their views on this moral policing by the police.

posted by Boom Live|August 12, 2015   in NL Collaborations|no comments

Sundar Pichai: Meet Google’s new CEO

A look at the meteoric rise of the 43-year-old from Chennai.

posted by Boom Live|August 12, 2015   in NL Collaborations|2 comments

Clothesline – Episode 64

A wrap of the good, the bad and the funny from the world of news. Parliament debates constipation, #PornBan, Subramanian Swamy's new target, Rahul Gandhi gets attacked with a mic, Pakistani reporter Chand Nawab and more.

posted by NL Team|August 10, 2015   in TEEVEE|2 comments

An interview with Sofia Ashraf: The girl who took on HUL with her version of Niki Minaj’s Anaconda

Ashraf is not new to setting trends. She talks to BOOM about singing for a cause, being called ‘a burka rapper’ and more.

posted by Boom Live|August 10, 2015   in NL Collaborations|2 comments

Japan marks 70th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

A look at the history of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings.

posted by Boom Live|August 7, 2015   in NL Collaborations|no comments

VPN: How you can access blocked websites

For the tech-savy there is always an alternate way to circumvent the ban on blocked websites.

posted by Boom Live|August 6, 2015   in NL Collaborations|4 comments

Does the Congress party owe India reparations?

Shashi Tharoor contended in an Oxford Union debate, and very articulately so, that the British owe us reparations. But what about the Congress party? Does it also owe us reparations for years of misrule? Since Tharoor would probably never actually say it himself, we decided to do it for him.

posted by NL Team|August 5, 2015   in TEEVEE|13 comments


Porn sites banned: Individual rights tested

With the porn ban, has the Modi government once again impinged on the personal liberty of Indians?

posted by Boom Live|August 5, 2015   in Boom Live|6 comments

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