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08 Jun 2019


Here's a look inside Jeff Bezos's new $80mn NYC penthouse

Ever since he divorced his wife of 25 years, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has been house-hunting. And after months, his search has finally come to an end.

08 Jun 2019


US President Donald Trump declares moon a part of Mars

You guys remember the moon, right? That white globe that emerges in the night sky? Earth's only natural satellite? The one that lovers promise to pluck from the sky to attest their love (but never do)?

08 Jun 2019


Imran Khan writes to Modi, seeks to resolve Kashmir dispute

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reported to have received a letter from his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, in which the latter mentioned that talks can solve the differences between the two nations, including Kashmir dispute.

07 Jun 2019


London homophobic attack: Lesbian-couple brutally thrashed for refusing to kiss

In a brutal homophobic attack in London, a lesbian couple was thrashed and robbed by some men on a bus after they refused to kiss.

07 Jun 2019


Dubai: 17, including 12 Indians, die in tragic bus accident

In a sorrowful incident, 12 Indians lost their lives in Dubai after the bus they were traveling in crashed. A total of 17 people died in the accident, authorities confirmed.

07 Jun 2019


Japanese company now sells deodorants that make woman 'smell younger'

Among the endless list of products that enforce traditional beauty norms on women, here's a new one.

06 Jun 2019

Sexual Assault

US: Man raped 6-year-old "100 times", sentenced to 120 years

On Monday, a man was sentenced to 120 years in prison for several accounts of sexual abuse of a girl in Iowa, United States.

06 Jun 2019

Donald Trump

Trump blames India for pollution, says US has 'cleanest climate'

United States President Donald Trump doesn't need to prove he's dumber than we already know, but he continues setting new lows for humankind.

05 Jun 2019

Pakistan News

In a rare move, Pakistan agrees to cut military budget

As Pakistan is facing a mounting economic crisis, the country's military has agreed to cut its budget for the next fiscal year.

05 Jun 2019

Global Warming

Human civilization could end by 2050 and it's our fault

It has been decades since we first started hearing about the drastic climate change, but it seems nobody has been taking those warnings seriously. And now, as it turns out, we may end up paying the ultimate price.

05 Jun 2019


Teenager rape survivor uses legal euthanasia to end life

A 17-year-old teenage girl from the Netherlands ended her own life through legal euthanasia after struggling with mental illnesses.

04 Jun 2019


Stonewall Forever: How Google is preventing erasure of LGBTQ+ history

If you've been wondering why everything is rainbows and glitter suddenly, it's Pride Month, and a special one. It's the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which catalyzed the queer rights movement globally.

02 Jun 2019


Neymar accused of rape, he defends himself by releasing messages

Brazilian star footballer Neymar has been accused of raping a woman at a Paris hotel but he has vehemently denied the allegations.

02 Jun 2019


Weird vacuum challenge is the latest craze on social media

The Internet is a quirky place. Every few days, we see a new, weird trend, which becomes the talk of the town.

02 Jun 2019

Donald Trump

Want visa for US? You'll have to submit social-media details

Since he took office, US President Donald Trump has been speaking about cracking down on illegal immigrants. Taking this same thought a step further, the US has changed rules for visa applicants.

01 Jun 2019

Russia News

Russian firm offers females Rs. 106 bonus for wearing skirts

In a highly controversial initiative, a Russian company is trying to return to the golden age of strict gender roles. Remember when women couldn't vote? So blissful, amirite? (This was sarcasm. Don't come for me.)

01 Jun 2019


British tycoon Philip Green charged with touching fitness instructor inappropriately

British retail mogul Sir Philip Green of Arcadia Group has been charged in the US with four counts of misdemeanor after a fitness instructor accused him of touching her inappropriately.

01 Jun 2019

Mass Shooting

Virginia Beach shooting: 12 killed in shooting at government building

At least twelve people were shot dead and several others injured when a longtime municipal employee in Virginia Beach, US opened fire indiscriminately at co-workers in a public works building.

31 May 2019

Space News

This NYC apartment comes with luxury cars, space trip

Would you ever want to buy a luxury apartment worth $85 million (roughly Rs. 600 crore)? How about if the deal included a Lamborghini, two Rolls Royces, and a space trip for two , all free of charge?

30 May 2019


Mother-daughter sue France government over air pollution, seek €160k damages

People may not debate environmental issues as much as they should, but it is a pressing concern that is leading to health crises, species extinction, climate change, on a massive, global scale.

29 May 2019

South Korea

US removes India from its currency monitoring list: Details here

The US has taken India off its currency watchlist of major trading partners on Wednesday after the country took certain steps to prevent foreign exchange irregularities.

29 May 2019

Bill Gates

MacKenzie Bezos to donate half her $35bn fortune to charity

MacKenzie Bezos (48), the ex-wife of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (55), has become the newest billionaire to sign The Giving Pledge - a philanthropy group of the world's wealthiest people.

Oh-so-cute: In a first, an all-white panda spotted in China

In a first, an all-white albino panda was spotted in China's Wolong National Nature Reserve, which is located in the south-western province of Sichuan.

28 May 2019


Of Melania Trump, expensive dresses and her fashion sense

United States First Lady Melania Trump might be deserving of criticism for a lot of things, but her fashion sense isn't one of them (well, unless it gets political).

28 May 2019


Teen hacked Apple's system to get job, got caught

A 17-year-old teen from Australia has pleaded guilty to hacking into Apple's computer systems.

28 May 2019


Japan: 2 dead, 19 injured in mass stabbing

A knife-wielding man attacked commuters at a busy bus stop in Japan on Tuesday, injuring at least 19 people, including 13 elementary school children. According to Japan's national broadcaster, NHK, two people, including a kid, died in the inhumane attack.

It's official! 'Gaming disorder' is a WHO-recognized disease

Your inability to ditch PUBG, Fortnite, CoD or any other title could actually be a 'gaming disorder'!

27 May 2019

Saudi Arabia

Alabama's abortion ban is stricter than even Saudi Arabia

United States is often perceived as an extremely progressive country; a first-world nation. However, a pregnant person in the US state of Alabama would have less bodily autonomy than most countries in the world, after the state's proposed abortion restrictions.

26 May 2019


Peru hit by earthquake of magnitude 7.5, no casualties reported

Peru, which is a small coastal country in South America, was hit by a strong earthquake on Sunday, multiple reports said.

26 May 2019

Social Media

White foam covers entire street, changes China town into Iceland!

Recently, people of the city of Xi'an, China, were left dumbstruck when a mysterious white foam covered 200 meters of the street.

Hundreds of same-sex couples get married in Taiwan: Details here

Taiwan, which made history by becoming the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage last week, held another proud moment for the queer community this week.

24 May 2019


"Traffic jam" on Mt Everest leads to 2 deaths

As mountaineers neared the summit of Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, to enjoy a breathtaking view of the entire Himalayan range, they were welcomed by a traffic jam-like situation.

24 May 2019

Theresa May

British PM Theresa May announces her resignation, gives emotional address

In a quite expected turn of events, UK Prime Minister Theresa May said she would resign soon. May, who leads the Conservative Party in the British Parliament, has been facing backlash from her own party MPs over her Brexit plan.

23 May 2019


Pot of boiling-soup explodes in woman's face, video goes viral

A video has gone viral recently that shows a pot of boiling soup exploding in a woman's face in China.

23 May 2019


Want to visit Mars? NASA has something planned for you

It may take years for the first human to step on Mars, but the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has come up with a unique way for you to mark a visit to the Red Planet.

22 May 2019

Queen Elizabeth II

Want to work with Britain's Royal family? Here's your chance

One cannot deny that people are obsessed with Britain's Royal Family and are in awe of their enigma.

22 May 2019

New Jersey

Millionaire put plane on autopilot to have sex with 15-year-old

In the United States, a harrowing incident of sexual abuse has caught attention. A millionaire, identified as Stephen Bradley Mell, has been arrested for abusing a 15-year-old minor.

21 May 2019

Road Rage

In New York, walking while texting could soon be illegal

We've all grown so accustomed to checking our phones every two seconds: be it in an office meeting, on the toilet, or on the road. But New York is hoping to make a change.

20 May 2019


US Navy sailors ranked female crew in secret 'rape lists'

US Navy sailors aboard a submarine created and distributed a disgusting, sexually explicit list, ranking female crew members, an investigative report reveals.

20 May 2019


Billionaire tells 400 college grads he'll pay their student loans

The graduating class at Morehouse College was left pleasantly surprised when the speaker at their commencement ceremony paid off their student loans, estimated up to $40 million!