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Billie Eilish cancels tour, will resume when pandemic is contained

06 Dec 2020

Billie Eilish cancels tour, will resume when pandemic is contained

Billie Eilish has canceled her "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" tour amid rising pandemic healthcare concerns.

Global smartphone sale down by 5.7% in Q3: Report

01 Dec 2020

Global smartphone sale down by 5.7% in Q3: Report

The sale of smartphones to end users around the world totaled 366 million units in the third quarter of 2020, marking a drop of 5.7% from the same period last year, a report said on Monday.

Diwali 2020: Five countries that love celebrating Diwali

12 Nov 2020

Diwali 2020: Five countries that love celebrating Diwali

The much-awaited festival of lights, Diwali is just around the corner.

Canada: At least 2 dead in Quebec stabbing; suspect arrested

01 Nov 2020

Canada: At least 2 dead in Quebec stabbing; suspect arrested

At least two people were killed in a stabbing incident in Quebec, Canada, late Saturday night (local time), according to reports.

Indian sets world record for creating ring with 7,800 diamonds

25 Oct 2020

Indian sets world record for creating ring with 7,800 diamonds

An Indian jeweler has set the Guinness World Record for creating a ring with the most number of diamonds.

Netflix partially releases 'Bad Boy Billionaires' amid legal battles

05 Oct 2020

Netflix partially releases 'Bad Boy Billionaires' amid legal battles

Streaming giant Netflix has finally released the controversial documentary Bad Boy Billionaires in India and around the world.

Argentinian MP resigns after kissing girlfriend's breasts during parliamentary session

26 Sep 2020

Argentinian MP resigns after kissing girlfriend's breasts during parliamentary session

An Argentinian MP has been forced to resign after he was seen kissing his partner's breasts during an online parliamentary session.

Mass shooting in Rochester, New York; 2 dead, 14 wounded

19 Sep 2020

Mass shooting in Rochester, New York; 2 dead, 14 wounded

In a tragic incident, two people were killed in a mass shooting in New York, the United States, the police said.

Brazil: Three-year-old saves his friend from drowning in a pool

27 Aug 2020

Brazil: Three-year-old saves his friend from drowning in a pool

In a show of ultimate bravery, Arthur de Oliveira, a three-year-old boy in Brazil saved his friend from drowning.

'Shakuntala Devi' trailer: Vidya Balan steals attention with spunky role

15 Jul 2020

'Shakuntala Devi' trailer: Vidya Balan steals attention with spunky role

The official trailer of Vidya Balan-starrer Shakuntala Devi has arrived and it looks promising.

Carolina Marin offers medals to healthcare workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

07 Jul 2020

Carolina Marin offers medals to healthcare workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Spanish badminton player Carolina Marin has offered all her medals to healthcare workers, who have been at the foreground in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus killed one patient every 18 seconds this month

29 Jun 2020

Coronavirus killed one patient every 18 seconds this month

On Sunday, the world reached a grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic — the death toll topped half a million. A total of 504,466 have died of the virus since it originated in China last year.

50,000 Australian homes without power as 'once-in-a-decade' storm hits

25 May 2020

50,000 Australian homes without power as 'once-in-a-decade' storm hits

Around 50,000 homes in Western Australia were left without power on Sunday as the state faced a rare storm, described as a "once-in-a-decade" event.

#AnimeBytes: Cult anime films that are nothing short of perfection

25 May 2020

#AnimeBytes: Cult anime films that are nothing short of perfection

Do you know that some of the best films have been inspired by anime?

Vidya Balan's 'Shakuntala Devi' to premiere on Prime Video

16 May 2020

Vidya Balan's 'Shakuntala Devi' to premiere on Prime Video

Vidya Balan-starrer Shakuntala Devi is all set to release on Amazon's streaming arm Prime Video.

Netizens are convinced Kim Jong-un is using a body double

06 May 2020

Netizens are convinced Kim Jong-un is using a body double

Last week, unconfirmed reports emerged that the Supreme Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, had died.

Coronavirus: No new domestic cases in South Korea

30 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: No new domestic cases in South Korea

In a first since hitting the February peak, South Korea on Thursday reported no new domestic cases of COVID-19.

Wisden Leading Cricketer 2019: Ben Stokes bags the award

08 Apr 2020

Wisden Leading Cricketer 2019: Ben Stokes bags the award

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been named as the Leading Cricketer in the World in the recently published 2020 edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.

Chinese man dies from hantavirus. Here's all about this virus

24 Mar 2020

Chinese man dies from hantavirus. Here's all about this virus

Even as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the globe, with medical experts struggling to create a vaccine for it, newer viruses and diseases are popping up as well.

Model gets her eyeballs tattooed black, loses eyesight

04 Mar 2020

Model gets her eyeballs tattooed black, loses eyesight

A model in Poland has gone blind in one eye and will soon lose sight in the other one, after an attempt to get her eyes tattooed turned into a nightmare.

Sorry Xiaomi, this Realme phone already offers ISRO's 'NavIC' tech

28 Feb 2020

Sorry Xiaomi, this Realme phone already offers ISRO's 'NavIC' tech

A few days ago, Xiaomi India MD Manu Kumar Jain announced that an upcoming phone under the company's Redmi sub-brand will use ISRO's own NavIC navigation system.

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad resigns amid talks of new coalition

24 Feb 2020

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad resigns amid talks of new coalition

In a shocking move, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad (94), resigned on Monday.

Here's how you can protect yourself from coronavirus

23 Feb 2020

Here's how you can protect yourself from coronavirus

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, that can cause diseases ranging from common cold to Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

Six dead as 'poisonous gas' leaks near Pakistan's Karachi port

17 Feb 2020

Six dead as 'poisonous gas' leaks near Pakistan's Karachi port

At least six people have reportedly died after an unknown gas leaked near the Keamari dockyard in Pakistan's port city of Karachi.

The 5 most beautiful waterfalls around the world

09 Feb 2020

The 5 most beautiful waterfalls around the world

Beaches, camping spots, and mountains are all nice, but nothing beats the charm of looking at crystal clear water traveling over the rocks and falling into an underlying pool.

Thailand shooting: Soldier kills at least 10 in shooting rampage

08 Feb 2020

Thailand shooting: Soldier kills at least 10 in shooting rampage

In a shocking incident, a Thai soldier opened fire and killed at least 10 people and injured several others in a mass shooting rampage on Saturday.

Five stunning cities in Austria you must visit

03 Feb 2020

Five stunning cities in Austria you must visit

Despite its small size, Austria is one of the most amazing travel destinations in Europe.

Five reasons why Fiji is worth a visit

31 Jan 2020

Five reasons why Fiji is worth a visit

With white sand beaches, clear, turquoise waters, and a plethora of adventure activities to offer, Fiji makes for one of the most fascinating destinations for tourists around the globe.

Five divine places to visit in Maldives

30 Jan 2020

Five divine places to visit in Maldives

With serene white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters, it's no wonder that Maldives is rated as one of the most exciting travel destinations in Asia.

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.

5 most attractive old towns in Europe you should visit

23 Jan 2020

5 most attractive old towns in Europe you should visit

From Italy to England, European countries are full of astonishing towns.

With 6-feet long hair, Gujarat teenager breaks own world record

21 Jan 2020

With 6-feet long hair, Gujarat teenager breaks own world record

In what might remind you of the classic children's story of Rapunzel who had hair as long as a tower, an Indian girl has set the world record for the longest hair on a teenager.

Supermodel says man tagged her in porn sites; files FIR

16 Jan 2020

Supermodel says man tagged her in porn sites; files FIR

Mumbai-based supermodel and former Miss India (World) Natasha Suri has filed a police complaint against a man over allegations of cyber harassment.

Five stunning volcanoes around the world you should visit

12 Jan 2020

Five stunning volcanoes around the world you should visit

If you're bored of heading to the same-old hills and beaches and seek an adrenaline-pumping adventure trip, consider visiting the spectacular volcanoes of the world.

Five golden rules of travel everyone should follow

11 Jan 2020

Five golden rules of travel everyone should follow

From exploring new countries to meeting new people and tasting exotic delicacies, traveling is one of the most enriching and fulfilling experiences out there.

Five cheapest countries to travel to in 2020

10 Jan 2020

Five cheapest countries to travel to in 2020

Everyone loves to travel, more so when it comes cheap.

Here's how you can travel meaningfully, while still in college

09 Jan 2020

Here's how you can travel meaningfully, while still in college

You are never too young to travel the world.

Five best cities for street food around the world

08 Jan 2020

Five best cities for street food around the world

Street food is one of the best ways to experience the culture of a city/country.

Fascinating facts about dogs you should know

01 Jan 2020

Fascinating facts about dogs you should know

Dogs are a man's best friend, and a truly reliable and loyal ones at that.

Five animals (presumed to be extinct) that resurfaced this year

31 Dec 2019

Five animals (presumed to be extinct) that resurfaced this year

While extinction of animal species is a completely natural phenomenon, scientists estimate that they are today being lost at up to as much as 1,000 times the standard rate of extinction, with dozens of species disappearing every single day.