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'I For India' raises Rs. 3.5 crore for COVID-19 relief

04 May 2020

'I For India' raises Rs. 3.5 crore for COVID-19 relief

I For India, the country's largest fundraiser concert for COVID-19 pandemic, raised Rs. 3.5 crore last night.

Legendary singer John Prine dies from coronavirus at 73

08 Apr 2020

Legendary singer John Prine dies from coronavirus at 73

Legendary American country and folk singer-songwriter John Prine has passed away due to complications related to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Google employee in Bengaluru gets infected with coronavirus, work-from-home announced

13 Mar 2020

Google employee in Bengaluru gets infected with coronavirus, work-from-home announced

Tech giant Google on Thursday confirmed that one of its employees, working at the Bengaluru office, caught the coronavirus infection on his trip to Greece.

Canada will stop paying for Harry and Meghan's security soon

28 Feb 2020

Canada will stop paying for Harry and Meghan's security soon

Canada will no longer pay for Prince Harry and Meghan's security, its government said in a statement on Thursday.

10-year-old boy who had coronavirus 'without symptoms' raises fears

30 Jan 2020

10-year-old boy who had coronavirus 'without symptoms' raises fears

Amid a global coronavirus outbreak, the case of a 10-year-old boy diagnosed with the viral infection in China has raised fears about how easily the disease can spread.

2020's first Lunar eclipse tonight: Things you should know

10 Jan 2020

2020's first Lunar eclipse tonight: Things you should know

We may not have been far into the new year, but a Lunar eclipse is upon us. Tonight, the moon will pass behind the Earth to enter its shadow, giving us the first penumbral Lunar eclipse of this year.

Harry and Meghan quit as senior royals: What it means

09 Jan 2020

Harry and Meghan quit as senior royals: What it means

Britain's royal family, that remained glued for decades, is crumbling as Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle have decided to step back as senior royals. They will now work towards becoming financially independent.

Zetwerk raises Rs. 225 crore in Series B round

13 Dec 2019

Zetwerk raises Rs. 225 crore in Series B round

Zetwerk, a Bengaluru-based B2B online marketplace that connects buyers and suppliers for manufacturing jobs, has raised Rs. 225 crore ($32 million) in a Series B round of funding.

Five interesting facts about Golden Retrievers you should know

06 Nov 2019

Five interesting facts about Golden Retrievers you should know

One of the most popular dog breeds around the world, Golden Retrievers are utterly gentle, loyal, and family-friendly companions.

Top five most beautiful waterfalls in the world

22 Oct 2019

Top five most beautiful waterfalls in the world

Witnessing a waterfall is truly an exceptional experience.

Apple offers free repairs for iPhone 6s with power issues

05 Oct 2019

Apple offers free repairs for iPhone 6s with power issues

Apple has announced that select iPhone 6s, 6s Plus models are facing a problem that is keeping them from switching on.

OnePlus TV, OnePlus 7T-series to be launched on September 26

17 Sep 2019

OnePlus TV, OnePlus 7T-series to be launched on September 26

OnePlus is set to launch the OnePlus 7T series in India and North America on September 26, according to an official announcement. In India, the launch event will be held in New Delhi at 7 pm.

Howdy Modi: Trump to attend PM's mega event in Houston

16 Sep 2019

Howdy Modi: Trump to attend PM's mega event in Houston

United States President Donald Trump will attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mega event in Houston, Texas, on September 22, the White House confirmed on Sunday.

Acer Predator Triton 500 gaming laptop goes official

09 Sep 2019

Acer Predator Triton 500 gaming laptop goes official

Acer has announced the Predator Triton 500 gaming laptop at the IFA 2019 in Berlin.

Yuvraj Singh-led Toronto Nationals refuse to play GT20: Here's why

08 Aug 2019

Yuvraj Singh-led Toronto Nationals refuse to play GT20: Here's why

In a weird incident, the Wednesday's game between Yuvraj Singh-led Toronto Nationals and Montreal Tigers of GT20 Canada was delayed due to technical reasons, as announced by organizers.

This 'smart-bed' can sense your snoring and make it stop

02 Aug 2019

This 'smart-bed' can sense your snoring and make it stop

About 50% of people have had a snoring problem at some point in their lives. Given how greatly sleep impacts your health, it's imperative to get a good night's sleep.

'Avengers: Endgame' beats 'Avatar' to become highest grossing film ever

21 Jul 2019

'Avengers: Endgame' beats 'Avatar' to become highest grossing film ever

After months of speculations, Marvel's superhero extravaganza Avengers: Endgame has finally ended James Cameron's sci-fi epic Avatar's 10-year reign at the worldwide box office. It is now the highest grossing film of all time.

Partial Lunar Eclipse: When, where and how to watch it

16 Jul 2019

Partial Lunar Eclipse: When, where and how to watch it

If you are someone who likes to keep a lookout for interesting occurrences in the night sky, you would be delighted to learn that on July 16 and 17, various parts of the world will witness a partial lunar eclipse, including India.

Slack messages are going twice, reason remains unknown

28 Jun 2019

Slack messages are going twice, reason remains unknown

Over the last few hours, users of popular work collaboration and chat app Slack have reported a weird message repetition issue.

Spain, Portugal bidding for hosting rights of World Cup 2030

09 Jun 2019

Spain, Portugal bidding for hosting rights of World Cup 2030

The FIFA World Cup is considered one of the greatest sporting events after the Olympics.

In San Francisco, one in every 11,600 is a billionaire

12 May 2019

In San Francisco, one in every 11,600 is a billionaire

If you think seeing a billionaire is a rare phenomenon, maybe you should pay a visit to San Francisco.

West Nile virus takes life of a 7-year-old in Kozhikode

18 Mar 2019

West Nile virus takes life of a 7-year-old in Kozhikode

A seven-year-old boy, Mohamad Shan, who was tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) last week, died today morning.

Copa America 2020: Argentina and Colombia to co-host the event

14 Mar 2019

Copa America 2020: Argentina and Colombia to co-host the event

Argentina and Colombia have been selected as the host nations for the upcoming edition of Copa America football tournament, to be held in 2020.

Mahindra unveils electric hypercar, can do 0-100kmph in two seconds

06 Mar 2019

Mahindra unveils electric hypercar, can do 0-100kmph in two seconds

Mahindra & Mahindra-owned automaker Pininfarina has finally unveiled 'Battista', its highly anticipated electric hypercar.

Meet Nubia Alpha: World's first wearable smartphone

26 Feb 2019

Meet Nubia Alpha: World's first wearable smartphone

At the ongoing Mobile World Congress 2019, ZTE-owned Nubia has launched, what could be, the world's first wearable phone.

'Kaala', 'Masaan' shortlisted for first Dalit Film Festival in US

13 Feb 2019

'Kaala', 'Masaan' shortlisted for first Dalit Film Festival in US

Art seeks to comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable, giving voices to those who are silenced by societal structures of oppression.

Chandra Grahan 2019: Last total lunar eclipse before 2021

21 Jan 2019

Chandra Grahan 2019: Last total lunar eclipse before 2021

On the intervening night between January 20 and January 21, certain parts of the world became witness to the only total lunar eclipse of 2019, and the last one before May 2021.

Vikram Misri takes charge as India's new envoy to China

08 Jan 2019

Vikram Misri takes charge as India's new envoy to China

India's new ambassador to China Vikram Misri took charge of the post yesterday, and met top Chinese officials during which they discussed Sino-India ties.

Indian geologist says Lord Brahma was first to discover dinosaurs

07 Jan 2019

Indian geologist says Lord Brahma was first to discover dinosaurs

Technically, dinosaurs were first discovered by some British geologists in the 19th century.

Cathay Pacific makes blunder, sells $16,000 premium seats for $675

02 Jan 2019

Cathay Pacific makes blunder, sells $16,000 premium seats for $675

In a big ticketing blunder, Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. sold business class tickets from Vietnam to Canada and the US at economy prices this week.

Chicken-egg sized diamond of 552-carat found in Canada

15 Dec 2018

Chicken-egg sized diamond of 552-carat found in Canada

In a 'shining' discovery, the largest diamond known in North America has been unearthed in Canada.

Now, Facebook is mysteriously logging people out: Details here

06 Dec 2018

Now, Facebook is mysteriously logging people out: Details here

Amid major security concerns, another Facebook-related issue has come to the light.

#GamingBytes: All about the PUBG Global Finals Dubai

01 Dec 2018

#GamingBytes: All about the PUBG Global Finals Dubai

PUBG Mobile has taken the eSports circuit by storm as the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile Star Challenge 2018 Global Finals is being held in Dubai, as we had earlier reported.

#GamingBytes: Fortnite Winter Royale tournament ill organized, says participants

28 Nov 2018

#GamingBytes: Fortnite Winter Royale tournament ill organized, says participants

Fortnite, by Epic Games, is trying to cement its popularity in the eSports circuit by organizing the Winter Royale tournament, as we had reported.

#GamingBytes: Fortnite Winter Royale tournament to be open to all

22 Nov 2018

#GamingBytes: Fortnite Winter Royale tournament to be open to all

Fortnite has already established itself as one of the most popular Battle Royale games. Now the studio, Epic, is trying to make a mark in the competitive eSports platform as well.

Study: Superbugs kill more in India, twice of high-income countries

18 Nov 2018

Study: Superbugs kill more in India, twice of high-income countries

A first-of-its kind study on superbugs in India has found that mortality rates in the country resultant of drug-resistant bacteria are more than twice that of high-income nations.

#GamingBytes: PUBG to start Global Championship Event next year

07 Nov 2018

#GamingBytes: PUBG to start Global Championship Event next year

PUBG already enjoys immense popularity in the Battle Royale genre due to its realistic tactical gameplay and it is looking to further it by solidifying its eSports presence.

#GamingBytes: PUBG might come to PS4 in December

06 Nov 2018

#GamingBytes: PUBG might come to PS4 in December

PUBG or PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is the brainchild of Brendan Greene.

5 unknown facts about the lives of WWE wrestlers

20 Oct 2018

5 unknown facts about the lives of WWE wrestlers

Professional wrestling, though glamorous and exciting, is a tough job and is definitely not for the faint-hearted.

Only 10% of Indian applicants received Green Cards last year

20 Oct 2018

Only 10% of Indian applicants received Green Cards last year

Latest official figures released by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have revealed that a meagre 10% of Indian Green Card applicants received their Green Cards last year.