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Jimmy Fallon apologizes for wearing blackface on 'SNL' in 2000

28 May 2020

Jimmy Fallon apologizes for wearing blackface on 'SNL' in 2000

Comedian and television host Jimmy Fallon has been under fire lately after a video of him doing a skit while wearing blackface on Saturday Night Live (SNL) in 2000 resurfaced online.

Donald Trump says he is taking anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine

19 May 2020

Donald Trump says he is taking anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine

United States President Donald Trump made a surprising revelation on Monday, saying that he has been taking the anti-malarial drug, Hydroxychloroquine, for a week and a half now.

Alec Baldwin returns as Donald Trump for 'SNL' finale

11 May 2020

Alec Baldwin returns as Donald Trump for 'SNL' finale

Alec Baldwin once again reprised his famous imitation of US President Donald Trump on the recently-concluded season finale of Saturday Night Live this weekend.

Michelle Obama documentary 'Becoming' to release on Netflix this May

28 Apr 2020

Michelle Obama documentary 'Becoming' to release on Netflix this May

Netflix has announced its latest collaboration with the Obamas: Becoming, a documentary film that chronicles former US First Lady Michelle Obama's journey during her blockbuster book tour.

WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning ordered free from prison; fined $256,000

13 Mar 2020

WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning ordered free from prison; fined $256,000

Former United States Army soldier Chelsea Manning was released from prison on Thursday on the orders of a federal court in Virginia.

Bear Grylls teases motion poster of special episode with Rajinikanth

19 Feb 2020

Bear Grylls teases motion poster of special episode with Rajinikanth

Thalaiva is all set to make his television debut.

Before India visit, Trump says 'saving' trade deal for later

19 Feb 2020

Before India visit, Trump says 'saving' trade deal for later

United States President Donald Trump, who is scheduled to visit India on February 24 and 25, indicated the much-talked-about trade deal will not be signed.

I'm number 1 on Facebook, Modi is number 2: Trump

15 Feb 2020

I'm number 1 on Facebook, Modi is number 2: Trump

Before his maiden visit to India as the United States President, Donald Trump has sort of compared his Facebook popularity with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

On India trip, Trump likely to visit Ahmedabad, Delhi, Agra

08 Feb 2020

On India trip, Trump likely to visit Ahmedabad, Delhi, Agra

US President Donald Trump is taking a leaf from his 'friend' Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book.

Grammys 2020: Billie Eilish sweeps awards; Stars remember Kobe Bryant

27 Jan 2020

Grammys 2020: Billie Eilish sweeps awards; Stars remember Kobe Bryant

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles last night.

Michelle Obama wins Grammy award for 'Becoming' audiobook

27 Jan 2020

Michelle Obama wins Grammy award for 'Becoming' audiobook

The former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama added yet another feather in her cap, as she won her maiden Grammy award.

Who was Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian General US killed?

03 Jan 2020

Who was Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian General US killed?

Earlier on Friday, the United States confirmed to have killed Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani in an airstrike at Iraq's Baghdad Airport.

Spouses of H-1B visa holders can continue working in US

10 Nov 2019

Spouses of H-1B visa holders can continue working in US

A United States court has refused to strike down an Obama-era visa regulation which permits the spouses of H-1B visa holders to work, albeit temporarily.

Before India, Donald Trump will celebrate Diwali in White House

22 Oct 2019

Before India, Donald Trump will celebrate Diwali in White House

United States President Donald Trump will celebrate Diwali at the White House on Thursday, three days before the festival of lights will be celebrated in India.

#MannKiBaat: PM Modi reveals how he communicated with Bear Grylls

25 Aug 2019

#MannKiBaat: PM Modi reveals how he communicated with Bear Grylls

The one question that Prime Minister Narendra Modi couldn't evade in the past two weeks was- how he conversed with the British star anchor Bear Grylls on Discovery channel's recently-released Man vs. Wild episode, while speaking in Hindi?

Modi features in 'Man vs. Wild'. Now, we've seen everything!

29 Jul 2019

Modi features in 'Man vs. Wild'. Now, we've seen everything!

In case you didn't know, Discovery channel's Man vs. Wild is a show about surviving in adverse situations. The star-anchor of the show, Bear Grylls, goes to unchartered territories to teach everyone what to do if one gets stuck in the wilderness.

Five famous and successful alumni of IIM-Ahmedabad to know about

12 Jul 2019

Five famous and successful alumni of IIM-Ahmedabad to know about

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education.

Rahul Gandhi hits 10 million followers on Twitter

10 Jul 2019

Rahul Gandhi hits 10 million followers on Twitter

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi hit the mark of 10 million followers on Twitter today.

SRK has a special message for Suhana, on her graduation

29 Jun 2019

SRK has a special message for Suhana, on her graduation

It's a cocktail of emotions when one realizes that their children have grown up and that they have grown older with them.

Shah Rukh's 'Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa' to be remade?

26 Jun 2019

Shah Rukh's 'Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa' to be remade?

Back in the 1990s, Shah Rukh was the poster boy of romance in Bollywood.

Android or iPhone: Wondering which phone Amit Shah uses?

23 Jun 2019

Android or iPhone: Wondering which phone Amit Shah uses?

Political connotations aside, the current Modi 2.0 government is quite tech savvy and know their social media game well.

SRK on taking time-off: Want to spend time with family

23 Jun 2019

SRK on taking time-off: Want to spend time with family

Perhaps, for the first time in his career, Shah Rukh Khan is taking some time off. Notably, King Khan has not signed any film since his last outing, Zero (2018).

US embassies in India hoist Pride flag, defying Trump administration

09 Jun 2019

US embassies in India hoist Pride flag, defying Trump administration

Despite the United States Department of State's rejection of all embassy requests to hoist LGBTQ+ rainbow flags to mark Pride month, several US diplomats around the world, are doing it anyway.

Is Letterman shooting his Netflix show with SRK in India?

07 Jun 2019

Is Letterman shooting his Netflix show with SRK in India?

Shah Rukh Khan has a huge fan following across the world.

Why is 'Dal Raisina' highlight of today's ceremony? Chef tells

30 May 2019

Why is 'Dal Raisina' highlight of today's ceremony? Chef tells

The entire world has its eyes set on Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony. But a dish, which will be the highlight of the menu, has sort of stolen Modi's thunder.

Kal Penn to be in 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah'?

01 May 2019

Kal Penn to be in 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah'?

Indian-American actor Kal Penn took the Twitter by storm recently, when he posted a 45-second video of his, where he's seen impersonating a Gujarati 'Ladies Bhai'.

US: Former Vice-President Joe Biden announces 2020 run for President

25 Apr 2019

US: Former Vice-President Joe Biden announces 2020 run for President

Former US Vice-President, Joe Biden, has formally announced that he is running for President in 2020, putting an end to speculations on Thursday.

From Mamata's kurtas to anger-management, 7 things Modi told Akshay

24 Apr 2019

From Mamata's kurtas to anger-management, 7 things Modi told Akshay

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat down for a free-wheeling conversation with actor Akshay Kumar on Wednesday where he touched many subjects, beyond politics.

Second woman accuses Joe Biden of unwanted physical contact

02 Apr 2019

Second woman accuses Joe Biden of unwanted physical contact

Amy Lappos, an NGO freelance worker, yesterday accused US ex-Vice President, Joe Biden of unwanted physical contact.

Pakistan uses F-16 against India, US seeks more information

02 Mar 2019

Pakistan uses F-16 against India, US seeks more information

After Pakistan used F-16 jets to target military installments in India earlier this week, the United States is seeking more information.

Take back 800 ISIS-fighters captured in Syria: Trump to Europe

17 Feb 2019

Take back 800 ISIS-fighters captured in Syria: Trump to Europe

US President Donald Trump has demanded the European nations take back more than 800 ISIS fighters captured in Syria and put them on trial, warning that the US otherwise will be forced to free the jihadists after it pulls out from the war-torn country.

US presidential-hopeful Kamala Harris' CNN townhall creates massive record

30 Jan 2019

US presidential-hopeful Kamala Harris' CNN townhall creates massive record

Indian-origin presidential hopeful Kamala Harris' town hall on CNN with an average of 1.957 million viewers got the network its highest ratings ever for such an event with an individual election candidate, according to the network.

US President Donald Trump allows a pre-Super Bowl CBS interview

29 Jan 2019

US President Donald Trump allows a pre-Super Bowl CBS interview

The annual championship game for the National Football League or NFL is here.

Indra Nooyi, former PepsiCo CEO, could head World Bank

16 Jan 2019

Indra Nooyi, former PepsiCo CEO, could head World Bank

Indra K. Nooyi, who led PepsiCo for 12 years before leaving the company in August last year, is being considered for the top post of World Bank, multiple reports claimed.

Trump threatens to devastate Turkey if it hits Kurdish forces

14 Jan 2019

Trump threatens to devastate Turkey if it hits Kurdish forces

United States President Donald Trump has threatened to "devastate" Turkey economically if the NATO-allied nation attacks US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria following a pullout of American troops from the war-torn country, and also urged the Kurds not to "provoke" Ankara.

Trump ignores HBO, uses his 'GoT' poster during Cabinet meeting

03 Jan 2019

Trump ignores HBO, uses his 'GoT' poster during Cabinet meeting

Game of Thrones is one of the most popular shows on the planet, and fans cannot wait for its final season.

#ThatWas2018: Remembering some bright souls who left us this year

31 Dec 2018

#ThatWas2018: Remembering some bright souls who left us this year

Some extraordinary people, who were known for their amazing stories (Stan Lee), their music (Avicii), their stupendous brains (Stephen Hawking), and their service to their nation (George HW Bush) died this year.

Barack Obama turns Santa Claus for sick children, spreads joy

20 Dec 2018

Barack Obama turns Santa Claus for sick children, spreads joy

The world is no stranger to Barack Obama's love for children.

Farmer, earns Rs. 1,064 by selling onions, gives to Modi

03 Dec 2018

Farmer, earns Rs. 1,064 by selling onions, gives to Modi

A farmer from Maharashtra's Nashik district has sent Rs. 1,064, which he earned by selling 750 kgs of onions, to PM Narendra Modi as a sign of protest.

Six politicians who professed their love for their wives, unabashedly

02 Dec 2018

Six politicians who professed their love for their wives, unabashedly

Politicians are mostly vocal about everything: their party, its policies, opposition and their follies.