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'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' tears into world politics with brutal mockery

28 Oct 2020

'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' tears into world politics with brutal mockery

Borat 2 is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

During debate with Pence, Harris berates Trump's handling of coronavirus

08 Oct 2020

During debate with Pence, Harris berates Trump's handling of coronavirus

US Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic challenger Kamala Harris, sitting 12 feet apart, participated in the only Vice Presidential debate of the 2020 elections, and unsurprisingly, President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic dominated the interaction.

Coronavirus-positive Trump's return to White House raises concerns about staff

06 Oct 2020

Coronavirus-positive Trump's return to White House raises concerns about staff

United States President Donald Trump returned to the White House as he checked out of a hospital on Monday after four days of emergency treatment for COVID-19.

Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Here's why

09 Sep 2020

Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Here's why

United States President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for brokering a deal between adversaries Israel and UAE, reports said on Wednesday.

Kamala Harris formally accepts Vice-Presidential nomination, rips into Trump's tenure

20 Aug 2020

Kamala Harris formally accepts Vice-Presidential nomination, rips into Trump's tenure

The Democratic Party of the United States formally declared Kamala Harris, a first-time Senator from California, as its Vice-President candidate on the third night of the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

QAnon: What is it and how did it originate?

20 Aug 2020

QAnon: What is it and how did it originate?

Recently, there has been a lot of talk around QAnon after Twitter started banning thousands of accounts of users tweeting about it.

Democratic National-Convention starts, Michelle berates Trump, few Republicans endorse Biden

18 Aug 2020

Democratic National-Convention starts, Michelle berates Trump, few Republicans endorse Biden

On Monday, the Democratic National Convention, to formally choose former US Vice-President Joe Biden as the challenger against incumbent President Donald Trump, started, in a manner unknown to America's long history.

US: Nancy Pelosi to recall House over postal service controversy

17 Aug 2020

US: Nancy Pelosi to recall House over postal service controversy

Speaker Nancy Pelosi will call the United States House of Representatives to return to session early to handle the US Postal Service crisis.

MbS tried killing me in Canada, alleges ex-Saudi intel officer

07 Aug 2020

MbS tried killing me in Canada, alleges ex-Saudi intel officer

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, already facing scrutiny for the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, has been now accused of another serious crime by a former intelligence officer, Saad Aljabri.

CarryMinati's YouTube channel hacked, hackers asked for Bitcoin donations

25 Jul 2020

CarryMinati's YouTube channel hacked, hackers asked for Bitcoin donations

Just days after the notorious Twitter hack, wherein the micro-blogging accounts of some of the world's leaders were compromised, the YouTube channel of Indian social media celebrity CarryMinati has been hacked.

After major hack, Indian government issues notice to Twitter

19 Jul 2020

After major hack, Indian government issues notice to Twitter

The Government of India has issued a notice to Twitter to get more details around how it became the target of a massive coordinated hack three days ago.

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.