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Florida offers to host Tokyo Olympics: Details here

26 Jan 2021

Florida offers to host Tokyo Olympics: Details here

Florida's Chief Financial Officer, on Monday, told the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that the state would be happy to host the Olympics Games if Japan decide to back out.

Miley Cyrus finds women 'way hotter,' calls penis 'wonderful sculptures'

21 Jan 2021

Miley Cyrus finds women 'way hotter,' calls penis 'wonderful sculptures'

Last week, Miley Cyrus was in the news for getting an unreal ensemble of musical geniuses for a cover performance of Metallica hit track Nothing Else Matters.

Sondors Metacycle electric bike, with 130km range, launched

19 Jan 2021

Sondors Metacycle electric bike, with 130km range, launched

Sondors has launched a new electric motorbike called Metacycle in the USA. Its pre-orders are open and deliveries will commence by the end of the year.

Dakar Rally: France's Stephane Peterhansel wins for the 14th time

16 Jan 2021

Dakar Rally: France's Stephane Peterhansel wins for the 14th time

France's Stephane Peterhansel on Friday won the Dakar Rally for the 14th time.

Elton John, Chad Smith, Miley Cyrus unite for Metallica's cover

16 Jan 2021

Elton John, Chad Smith, Miley Cyrus unite for Metallica's cover

Miley Cyrus is as unpredictable as an entertainer should be.

Porsche Boxster 25 Years edition with 4-liter flat-six engine launched

14 Jan 2021

Porsche Boxster 25 Years edition with 4-liter flat-six engine launched

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of its roadster family, Porsche has launched a new limited-run model called the Boxster 25 Years. It is based on the GTS 4.0 and its production is limited to 1,250 units worldwide.

Priyanka Chopra celebrates Vice President Kamala Harris's Vogue cover

11 Jan 2021

Priyanka Chopra celebrates Vice President Kamala Harris's Vogue cover

The February 2021 issue of Vogue magazine will have Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on its cover.

'Palmer' marks Justin Timberlake's return to acting after three years

23 Dec 2020

'Palmer' marks Justin Timberlake's return to acting after three years

It looks like Justin Timberlake wants the audience to sing Cry Me a River again with his latest drama.

FDA advisors recommend Emergency Use Authorization of Moderna vaccine

18 Dec 2020

FDA advisors recommend Emergency Use Authorization of Moderna vaccine

The US Food and Drug Administration's advisory panel, comprising external experts, has given an emergency use approval to Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, making it the second drug after Pfizer to receive such an authorization in less than a week.

Wayne Rooney's 11-year-old son Kai signs for Manchester United academy

18 Dec 2020

Wayne Rooney's 11-year-old son Kai signs for Manchester United academy

Wayne Rooney's son Kai has followed in his father's footsteps by signing for Premier League giants Manchester United.

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G smartphone gets One UI 3.0

13 Dec 2020

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G smartphone gets One UI 3.0

Samsung's Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G smartphone locked on to telecom operator AT&T's network in the USA is getting the stable version of Android 11-based One UI 3.0.

ICC confirms pathway to Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2022

13 Dec 2020

ICC confirms pathway to Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2022

The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Sunday, announced the rescheduled qualification pathway to the Under-19 Men's Cricket World Cup 2022.

Oxford-AstraZeneca release final-stage trial results, coronavirus vaccine labeled safe

09 Dec 2020

Oxford-AstraZeneca release final-stage trial results, coronavirus vaccine labeled safe

The University of Oxford and pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca became the first coronavirus vaccine developers to release their final-stage clinical trial data.

India among top ten performers on Climate Change Index

08 Dec 2020

India among top ten performers on Climate Change Index

India is taking substantial steps to mitigate the impact of climate change, revealed the latest global Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI).

Jim Parsons could have debuted in US show 'The Office'

06 Dec 2020

Jim Parsons could have debuted in US show 'The Office'

Jim Parsons is a household name because of his trailblazing rendition of the hyper-intelligent Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory.

Major League Cricket: Shah Rukh Khan buys Los Angeles franchise

01 Dec 2020

Major League Cricket: Shah Rukh Khan buys Los Angeles franchise

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has expanded his growth in the world of franchise based T20 cricket.

Biden makes Indian-American Neera Tanden the chief of budget team

01 Dec 2020

Biden makes Indian-American Neera Tanden the chief of budget team

Neera Tanden, an Indian-American woman, was on Monday named by the US President-elect Joe Biden as the director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Our pick: Top four Netflix titles for Oscars 2021 race

29 Nov 2020

Our pick: Top four Netflix titles for Oscars 2021 race

COVID-19 might have shut the doors of theatres, but it meant extra eyeballs for streaming services.

London named best city in world, Delhi takes 62nd position

17 Nov 2020

London named best city in world, Delhi takes 62nd position

Vancouver-based Resonance Consultancy Ltd., which deals in real estate, released its "World's Best Cities for 2021" list, naming London as the best city.

Royal Enfield to export India-made Meteor 350 to Europe, USA

16 Nov 2020

Royal Enfield to export India-made Meteor 350 to Europe, USA

Following its launch in India, Chennai-based Royal Enfield is planning to export its Meteor 350 cruiser motorcycle to overseas markets such as Europe and the USA.

36 IIT scientists on Stanford's world's top 2% scientists list

14 Nov 2020

36 IIT scientists on Stanford's world's top 2% scientists list

As many as 36 scientists from two Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have featured on the list of top 2% of the world's most-cited scientists compiled by the prestigious Stanford University, California, USA.

Republicans move away from Trump's claims, his sons are furious

06 Nov 2020

Republicans move away from Trump's claims, his sons are furious

As US President Donald Trump steered farther away from the second term in the White House, his sons lashed out at his party for not "having a backbone."

'Totally Under Control': Documentary exposes US's failure in tackling COVID-19

25 Oct 2020

'Totally Under Control': Documentary exposes US's failure in tackling COVID-19

Many a filmmaker has tried their hand to portray the grave and relentless dangers of the coronavirus pandemic.

'Evil Eye' movie review: Intriguing tale, but sans horror

13 Oct 2020

'Evil Eye' movie review: Intriguing tale, but sans horror

Evil Eye is the kind of movie you watch expecting something, but get something else instead.

IPL 2020: A look at the injured players

12 Oct 2020

IPL 2020: A look at the injured players

The thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League has entered the mid-season phase.

Rafael Nadal wins record 13th French Open title

11 Oct 2020

Rafael Nadal wins record 13th French Open title

Rafael Nadal beat world number one Novak Djokovic in the 2020 French Open final at Roland Garros on Sunday.

Ahead of launch, spy images of Ducati Multistrada V4 surface

14 Sep 2020

Ahead of launch, spy images of Ducati Multistrada V4 surface

Italian automaker Ducati is expected to launch its premium adventure tourer, the Multistrada V4 at the Ducati World Premiere, and it should be up for grabs in the USA by January next year.

IPL: KKR to sign USA's Ali Khan as Gurney's replacement

12 Sep 2020

IPL: KKR to sign USA's Ali Khan as Gurney's replacement

Kolkata Knight Riders are all set to sign USA's 29-year-old fast bowler Ali Khan as a replacement for English seamer Harry Gurney.

2021 Yamaha YZF-R3 Monster Energy MotoGP Edition unveiled in USA

09 Sep 2020

2021 Yamaha YZF-R3 Monster Energy MotoGP Edition unveiled in USA

Japanese automaker Yamaha has launched the 2021 version of its YZF-R3 motorbike in the USA, with a Monster Energy MotoGP Edition color option.

Centre attaches properties of pro-Khalistan designated terrorists under UAPA

08 Sep 2020

Centre attaches properties of pro-Khalistan designated terrorists under UAPA

The central government has ordered the attachment of properties of designated terrorists Gurpatwant Singh Pannun and Hardeep Singh Nijjar under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act or UAPA.

Royal Enfield launches Himalayan off-roader in US: Details here

08 Sep 2020

Royal Enfield launches Himalayan off-roader in US: Details here

Royal Enfield has launched its much-anticipated Himalayan adventure tourer in the USA.

2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe SUV with plug-in hybrid powertrain unveiled

05 Sep 2020

2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe SUV with plug-in hybrid powertrain unveiled

American automaker Jeep has finally unveiled the much-anticipated Wrangler 4xe SUV.

US Open, Day 4 roundup: Serena marches on, Murray ousted

04 Sep 2020

US Open, Day 4 roundup: Serena marches on, Murray ousted

Day 4 of the US Open 2020 saw India's Sumit Nagal get ousted as Dominic Thiem sealed a comfortable victory, whereas, Andy Murray got ousted.

Legendary Bryan Brothers announce retirement from tennis

27 Aug 2020

Legendary Bryan Brothers announce retirement from tennis

Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan have announced the end of their historic doubles partnership just days ahead of the US Open 2020.

US: Ex-guard of hospital returns there as a medical student

27 Aug 2020

US: Ex-guard of hospital returns there as a medical student

In an immensely encouraging tale of grit and determination, a former security guard at a United States hospital, Russell J. Ledet, has now returned there as a medical student.

Hope world eradicates COVID-19 faster than Spanish Flu: WHO chief

22 Aug 2020

Hope world eradicates COVID-19 faster than Spanish Flu: WHO chief

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in a statement on Friday, said that he hopes that the world gets rid of COVID-19 in less than two years, faster than what it took to eradicate the 1918 Spanish Flu.

Democrats name Joe Biden as official challenger to President Trump

19 Aug 2020

Democrats name Joe Biden as official challenger to President Trump

On Tuesday, USA's Democratic Party named former Vice President Joe Biden as the official candidate for the 2020 Presidential Elections, to take on incumbent President Donald Trump this November.

Lav Agarwal, government's face during press meets, tests coronavirus positive

15 Aug 2020

Lav Agarwal, government's face during press meets, tests coronavirus positive

Lav Agarwal, joint secretary of the Health Ministry, the Centre's face in efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic, tested positive for the virus on Friday.

Celebrities, talk show hosts celebrate Kamala Harris's nomination

13 Aug 2020

Celebrities, talk show hosts celebrate Kamala Harris's nomination

Kamala Harris has been chosen as the running mate for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, and celebrities can't keep calm!

UP-topper, studying in US, dies in accident after alleged harassment

11 Aug 2020

UP-topper, studying in US, dies in accident after alleged harassment

A 20-year-old woman, whose journey from a small town in Uttar Pradesh to the prestigious Babson College, Wellesley in Massachusetts, United States inspired many, died on Monday after allegedly being harassed by unknown men on a bike.