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19 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Tributes paid to Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth anniversary

PM Narendra Modi and several other political leaders paid tribute to former PM Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth-anniversary today.

16 Nov 2018


Shelby-family heads to silver-screen: 'Peaky Blinders' movie is 'being written'

'Peaky Blinders', the acclaimed BBC show, will return for its fifth season.

15 Nov 2018


F1-star Lewis Hamilton thinks India is 'poor' for races

Five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton feels Formula 1 races should be held frequently in countries having 'real racing history' like England, Italy, rather than adding new countries in its calendar like Vietnam or India.

07 Nov 2018


Sussex: Fifteen children among 21 people found in refrigerated truck

In a shocking discovery, British authorities have found 21 people, including fifteen children, some as young as 12, inside a refrigerated lorry entering the UK.

07 Nov 2018


Cameroon kidnappings: All 79 students released by captors

79 school students who had been abducted from Nkwen village in Cameroon's troubled northwestern region have been released, according to Issa Bakary Tchiroma, Cameroon's communications minister.

06 Nov 2018


Watch out! Fake verified "Elon Musk" Twitter accounts scamming people

Back in March, cryptocurrency scammers used the name of Tesla's founder and CEO Elon Musk to fool people into paying bitcoins.

03 Nov 2018


Hackers posted private messages from 81,000 Facebook accounts on sale

In a rather disturbing development, private messages from more than 81,000 hacked Facebook accounts have been spotted online.

28 Oct 2018

Leicester City FC

Chopper carrying Leicester City chairman crashes outside King Power Stadium

A helicopter believed to be carrying Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the chairman of football club Leicester City, crashed outside the King Power Stadium shortly after Leicester's home draw with West Ham United on Saturday night.

14 Oct 2018

Donald Trump

Khashoggi disappearance: UK, US might boycott Saudi conference

The disappearance of a vocal critic of the Saudi Arabia government has led to serious consequences for the Middle-Eastern kingdom.

14 Oct 2018


UK: Indian-origin blind man becomes first to get 'guide horse'

An Indian-origin man in north-west England, suffering from a degenerative eye condition, is set to become the first person in the UK to get a guide horse to assist him with daily tasks once he loses his vision completely.

05 Oct 2018


This robotic finger for smartphones is just plain creepy

In yet another bizarre by-product of technological advancement, a researcher in France has developed a touch-sensitive robotic finger that can attach itself to smartphones.

11 Sep 2018


This Kerala man's crazy tea-making trick is brilliant

To make tea, you just have to boil water, milk, tea leaves, sugar, and other ingredients, right?

29 Aug 2018


UK: Gurdwara burned in suspected arson attack, no injuries reported

The Guru Nanak Gurdwara Sahib in Leith city, Scotland has been severely damaged in a suspected arson attack with police treating the "suspicious" act as a hate crime, BBC reported.

26 Aug 2018


The inspiring story of the Indian teens who conquered Everest

In May this year, five Indian teenagers from the rural district of Chandrapur etched their name in history by scaling Mount Everest.

12 Aug 2018


Nobel Prize-winning author VS Naipaul dies at 85

Reputed author Sir VS Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died "peacefully" in London, his family has confirmed. He was 85.

03 Aug 2018


Hooks and jabs: 5 greatest boxers in history

One of the most popular combat sports, boxing has a rich and varied history.

01 Aug 2018

South Africa

She didn't read before signing.Now she's lost privacy AND profits

Six years ago, South African author Shubnum unexpectedly found her face in an immigration ad in a Canadian newspaper.

28 Jul 2018


Ghana MPs can't stop laughing over villages named after genitals

Ever heard a funny name and just couldn't stop laughing?

30 May 2018


Uttarakhand: 'Hero' cop, who saved Muslim man, gets death threats

Gagandeep Singh, the Uttarakhand cop who saved a Muslim man from getting lynched, is receiving death threats and has been sent on leave, BBC reported.

29 May 2018


Italy crisis: Call to impeach President amid government-forming efforts

Amid Italy's deepening political crisis, the leader of Italy's biggest political party has called for the impeachment of President Sergio Mattarella after he vetoed a choice for the finance minister.

03 May 2018

Real Madrid

Roma vs Liverpool: Records broken in the fixture

Goals, drama, action and heartbreak, the Champions League fixture between Roma and Liverpool had it all.

27 Apr 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Unseasonal lightning strikes kill 9 in Andhra Pradesh

The unseasonal lightning strikes in Andhra Pradesh have killed nine people, including a nine-year-old girl, since Tuesday.

25 Apr 2018


Casting couch: Radhika Apte, Usha Jadhav reveal dirty secrets

Bollywood actress Radhika Apte and Marathi actress Usha Jadhav have opened up on the existence of casting couch in the film industry.

19 Apr 2018


Bengaluru: Erratic water-supply, tankers plying, but BWSSB says 'keep calm'

Water tankers have already started operating in Bengaluru and residents receiving Cauvery river water are also complaining of erratic water supply.

15 Apr 2018


Google loses landmark case over the right to be forgotten

A businessman in the United Kingdom wanting to remove search results about his past conviction won a 'right to be forgotten' case against Google on Friday.

06 Apr 2018


Doctor sued for secretly impregnating patient with his own sperm

In a bizarre incident, a 36-year-old American woman has sued the former fertility doctor of her parents for secretly using his own sperm to conceive her.

02 Apr 2018


Her family wanted her married. She went to Antarctic instead

Meena Rajput, a 37-year-old British-Indian woman, is on her way back from a three-month expedition in the Antarctic, documenting its unique wildlife to create earth's largest protected area, an ocean sanctuary.

24 Mar 2018

South Korea

South Korea to shut down computers to regulate work hours

South Korea has come up with an innovative idea to prevent employees from working overtime. Starting March 30, on every Friday, it'll shut down computers of all government staff in Seoul at 20:00.

22 Mar 2018

South Africa

Bengaluru among 10 metros drying up fastest, severe crisis looming

That Bengaluru is facing water crisis is nothing new. But what's startling is that it is fast approaching 'Day Zero,' when taps start running dry.

19 Mar 2018


Tennis star Martina Navratilova says BBC paid McEnroe '10-times more'

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has accused BBC of a shocking pay discrimination wherein her fellow Wimbledon pundit John McEnroe was paid at least '10 times more' than her for the expert analysis.

19 Mar 2018

Russia News

Vladimir Putin wins Russian presidential election by overwhelming margin

Vladimir Putin has been elected Russia's President a fourth time. After securing about 76% votes in Sunday's presidential polls, he is set to rule the nation for another six years.

17 Mar 2018

Russia News

Spy poisoning: Russia to expel 23 British diplomats

Not the one to take a snub lying down, Russia is to expel 23 British diplomats in response to UK ousting 23 Russian ambassadors earlier this week.

07 Mar 2018


Bengaluru: 68 tankers to be kept ready for water shortage

To prepare Bengaluru for the upcoming summer and subsequent possible water scarcity, mayor R Sampath Raj said that 68 tankers would be kept ready to cater to water-deficient areas.

26 Feb 2018

Pakistan News

Badeshi: Only three men speak this language in the world

Have you ever head of Badeshi?

24 Feb 2018


US firms cut ties with the gun lobbying NGO, NRA

After the February 14 school shootout in Florida, several US companies have cut ties with the gun lobbying, NGO National Rifle Association (NRA).

14 Feb 2018


The reasons behind the surrogacy boom in Ukraine

Ukraine is in news again but for reasons apolitical. The European nation has become the go-to place for people wanting to have children via surrogacy.

08 Feb 2018


California bakeries can refuse to sell cake to gay customers

In a controversial judgment, a California court has ruled that bakeries in the US state can refuse services to same-sex couples if they find it in disagreement with their religious beliefs.

24 Jan 2018


Dozens killed and wounded in Benghazi twin blasts

At least 33 people, including military personnel and civilians, were killed and dozens more injured in twin blasts near a mosque in Benghazi, Libya.

23 Jan 2018


Croatian kids can now read stories about same-sex families

There's more than one special thing about My Rainbow Family.

07 Jan 2018


CES 2018: Here's what you can expect from it

CES'18 is all set to kick off next Thursday and tech enthusiasts from all over the world have started coming to Las Vegas.