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Jail inmate attacks disgraced singer R Kelly: Here's why

28 Aug 2020

Jail inmate attacks disgraced singer R Kelly: Here's why

R Kelly, currently incarcerated at Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago "isn't doing well."

Disgraced singer R Kelly's "friends" arrested for threatening victims

14 Aug 2020

Disgraced singer R Kelly's "friends" arrested for threatening victims

R&B singer R Kelly, currently incarcerated at Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago, is in news for his "friends" now.

Indian-origin doctor performs double lung transplant on COVID-19 patient

12 Jun 2020

Indian-origin doctor performs double lung transplant on COVID-19 patient

In a first, a team of surgeons in Chicago has successfully given a new set of lungs to a young woman suffering from COVID-19.

Varun Dhawan's aunt passes away, actor mourns her demise

24 May 2020

Varun Dhawan's aunt passes away, actor mourns her demise

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan's maternal aunt has passed away, he confirmed on social media.

Filmmaker Kunal Kohli loses maternal aunt to coronavirus

24 May 2020

Filmmaker Kunal Kohli loses maternal aunt to coronavirus

Bollywood filmmaker Kunal Kohli's maternal aunt passed away in Chicago, United States, after an eight-week battle with the coronavirus.

Had five operations within 1.5yrs: Kim Kardashian on pregnancy complications

15 Dec 2019

Had five operations within 1.5yrs: Kim Kardashian on pregnancy complications

American television personality Kim Kardashian West has opened up about the health complications she suffered during and after her first two pregnancies.

WWE: Ranking the career-defining moments of CM Punk

18 Nov 2019

WWE: Ranking the career-defining moments of CM Punk

Former world champion CM Punk has made waves on social media after his sensational return to WWE TV, during Backstage on Fox Sports, last week.

American boxer Patrick Day passes away aged 27: Details here

17 Oct 2019

American boxer Patrick Day passes away aged 27: Details here

American boxer Patrick Day, who was in the news of late after suffering serious brain injuries following his bout against fellow American Charles Conwell, has passed away at the slender age of 27.

This website converts Wikipedia articles into 'academic papers'

25 Sep 2019

This website converts Wikipedia articles into 'academic papers'

In academia, Wikipedia is often looked down upon. Something about it permitting edits by anyone that professors just can't stand.

NBA: Here are the records held by Michael Jordan

11 Sep 2019

NBA: Here are the records held by Michael Jordan

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has seen a number of legendary players being born.

Rags to riches: These famous stars once struggled for food

31 Jul 2019

Rags to riches: These famous stars once struggled for food

There are some like Josh Brolin (of Thanos fame), Charlie Sheen (Two and a Half Men actor) and Gwyneth Paltrow (of Iron Man fame), who had their paths smoothened before they forayed into the entertainment industry, courtesy their famous parents.

How American singer R Kelly kept minors as sex slaves

13 Jul 2019

How American singer R Kelly kept minors as sex slaves

Disgraced American singer R Kelly was arrested recently in Chicago on charges of abuse and aggravated sexual assault.

WWE: Five most emotional matches of all time

12 Jun 2019

WWE: Five most emotional matches of all time

WWE is more about entertainment rather than the sport of wrestling. And, it is due to this element, fans love the promotion.

Mia Khalifa reveals how Robert Sandberg proposed to her

18 Mar 2019

Mia Khalifa reveals how Robert Sandberg proposed to her

Former adult movie star Mia Khalifa, who is quite popular globally, broke millions of hearts lately after getting engaged to her beau Robert Sandberg.

US: Gunman murders five, later gets killed in police firefight

16 Feb 2019

US: Gunman murders five, later gets killed in police firefight

Five people were killed and multiple police officers shot yesterday when a gunman opened fire in an industrial area on the outskirts of Chicago, the latest mass shooting to hit the United States.

Watch: Boiling water freezes in air in Midwest US

02 Feb 2019

Watch: Boiling water freezes in air in Midwest US

If you are irritated with Delhi winters, then take a look at the US where people are throwing boiling water in the air to see it freeze. And you'd stop complaining.

#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack

30 Dec 2018

#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack

Bengali cinema is often believed to have been taken to new heights by 3 directors who gained recognition at a global stage for being pioneer filmmakers. The first two are Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak.

Kim Kardashian was high on ecstasy while making sex tape

27 Nov 2018

Kim Kardashian was high on ecstasy while making sex tape

Kim Kardashian is one of the most popular TV/internet personalities with the show Keeping Up With The Kardashians dedicated to her family's life.

Chicago: Hospital shooting leaves three dead; gunman also killed

20 Nov 2018

Chicago: Hospital shooting leaves three dead; gunman also killed

Less than two weeks after the Thousand Oaks shooting in California rocked the US, another gun violence tragedy has befallen the nation.

MRI machine test leaves several iPhones dead: Details here

31 Oct 2018

MRI machine test leaves several iPhones dead: Details here

When a healthy smartphone stops working, it is pretty weird, but when a number of devices made by a single manufacturer freeze out altogether, it is a whole new level of weird.

People trying to make the word Hindu 'untouchable': Venkaiah Naidu

10 Sep 2018

People trying to make the word Hindu 'untouchable': Venkaiah Naidu

Some people are trying to make the word Hindu "untouchable" and "intolerable", Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said Sunday as he stressed on the need for preserving the true values of Hinduism to alter "ill-informed" opinions and attitudes.

Entire world's economy is slowing down, India's is growing: Naidu

09 Sep 2018

Entire world's economy is slowing down, India's is growing: Naidu

India has made tremendous progress under PM Modi in last four years and the entire world is now looking towards the country, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu told a gathering of Telugu Americans in Chicago.

Hindu society will progress only if it comes together: Bhagwat

08 Sep 2018

Hindu society will progress only if it comes together: Bhagwat

On Friday, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat called for the Hindu society to be united.

US: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to commemorate Vivekananda's Chicago speech

04 Sep 2018

US: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to commemorate Vivekananda's Chicago speech

In his first visit to the US as Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu will address people of Indian origin in Chicago at an event to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's speech at the Parliament of Religions in 1893.

#GamingBytes: Pokemon Go gets new mythical Pokemon Celebi

17 Aug 2018

#GamingBytes: Pokemon Go gets new mythical Pokemon Celebi

Pokemon Go players have a new reason to cheer.

Sporty The Golden Retriever rules Chicago, for the right reasons

07 Aug 2018

Sporty The Golden Retriever rules Chicago, for the right reasons

Us dog owners, we don't need alarm clocks. Our dogs double up as that.

Beijing: Indian professor appointed as European president of Chinese business-institute

05 Jul 2018

Beijing: Indian professor appointed as European president of Chinese business-institute

Dipak Jain, a prominent Indian professor in the US, has been appointed as the new European president of Shanghai-based China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).

Tollywood sex racket busted in Chicago; two top heroines named

16 Jun 2018

Tollywood sex racket busted in Chicago; two top heroines named

In what has come as a shocker for the Southern film industry, the names of two prominent heroines have cropped up in connection with an elaborate prostitution racket in Chicago which was busted by the US federal agents.

Salman, Akshay, Katrina sued for $1mn for 'breach of contract'

15 Jun 2018

Salman, Akshay, Katrina sued for $1mn for 'breach of contract'

An Indian-American promoter has taken top Bollywood stars including Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif and Akshay Kumar to court, seeking $1mn (Rs. 6.8cr) in damages.

Elon Musk's Boring Company to build high-speed transit in Chicago

14 Jun 2018

Elon Musk's Boring Company to build high-speed transit in Chicago

The city of Chicago has struck a deal with Elon Musk's Boring Company to develop high-speed transit rail tunnels between the O'Hare International Airport and downtown Chicago.

Top Tollywood producer arrested in US for sex-racket involving actresses

14 Jun 2018

Top Tollywood producer arrested in US for sex-racket involving actresses

A Telugu businessman-turned-film producer and his wife were nabbed in Chicago, US, for allegedly running a sex racket by exploiting young and vulnerable actresses.

WOW! New Delhi to North America for Rs. 13,499?

15 May 2018

WOW! New Delhi to North America for Rs. 13,499?

Soon, you will be able to travel to North America for as low as Rs. 13,499, a massive Rs. 46,000 less than the usual fare.

Planning to study abroad? Here are 8 prestigious international scholarships

11 Apr 2018

Planning to study abroad? Here are 8 prestigious international scholarships

Many Indians seek opportunities to study abroad at top universities after Class-12 or graduation. However, many face financial obstacles that often prevent them from pursuing their dreams.

Bored of paintings? Decorate your house using fossils instead

10 Apr 2018

Bored of paintings? Decorate your house using fossils instead

The world has moved on from decorating their houses with paintings. Now people want dinosaurs.

Apple launches new iPad for students with Apple Pencil support

28 Mar 2018

Apple launches new iPad for students with Apple Pencil support

As expected, Apple has launched a new iPad (2018) at its recently held education-themed event in Chicago.

Apple's mysterious "Education Event" on 27 March: What to expect?

24 Mar 2018

Apple's mysterious "Education Event" on 27 March: What to expect?

Apple hosts an event every spring to unveil new products and release major updates, but this year, it's holding a special education-focused event to take us on a "field trip" on 27 March.

Apple's upcoming event in Chicago school to focus on education

17 Mar 2018

Apple's upcoming event in Chicago school to focus on education

Apple has sent out media invites for an event on March 27 that will focus on education and "creative new ideas for teachers and students."

Beloved father of series Fraiser, John Mahoney, breathes his last

06 Feb 2018

Beloved father of series Fraiser, John Mahoney, breathes his last

John Mahoney, who was famous for his role of a dog-loving father Martin Crane in popular sitcom Fraiser, passed away on Sunday.

Michael Phelps says he contemplated suicide

20 Jan 2018

Michael Phelps says he contemplated suicide

The greatest Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps made some shocking revelations while speaking at the mental health conference in Chicago.

United Airlines flight diverted after passenger messes lavatories up

06 Jan 2018

United Airlines flight diverted after passenger messes lavatories up

A United Airlines flight flying from Chicago to Hong Kong had to be diverted to the Anchorage Airport in Alaska after one of the passengers messed up two of the lavatories on the flight with his own faeces.