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Grab your snacks and watch these 5 shows over this long weekend

Finally a long weekend is ahead of us. Thanks to the festivities for falling on the right days and giving us the much needed long break. It is probably the best time to binge watch every new release if you don’t have any other plans.

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Armie Hammer, cannibalism, controversies: House of Hammer trailer on Discovery+ is just the tip of the iceberg

It was last January when Armie Hammer was 'cancelled' and removed from all ongoing film projects, owing to allegations of sexual abuse and even 'cannibalism' claims! Now, a Discovery+ docu-series, House of Hammer, attempts to expose the actor's concerning behaviour from the perspectives of his exes.

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A Reading Diary: A year of magical reading

Alberto Manguel's A Reading Diary: A Year of Favourite Books is a library in prose form. A reader can stop at any of the numerous lists of books and authors catalogued here and simply search them on the internet to get immersed in a new world each time.

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3,500 kg explosives, 500 cops: How Noida's Supertech Twin Towers will be demolished on Aug 28

The twin towers of the bankrupt Supertech Emerald Court project, located in Uttar Pradesh's Noida Sector 93-A, will finally be demolished on August 28. The demolition comes after a nearly-10-year-long legal battle.

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Oscar winner Parasite predicted Seoul's Banjiha flooding tragedy 3 years ago

Remember the claustrophobic flooding scene in Parasite? Three years after Bong Joon-ho’s 2020 Best Picture Oscar winner served as a cautionary tale, Korean authorities moved to ban the infamous semi-basement flats after 13 people drowned in Seoul floods.

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Johnson & Johnson to stop selling its talc-based baby powder. Here's why

Global pharma company Johnson & Johnson is going to stop selling its global legacy product: the talc-based baby powder. In 2020, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) had stopped selling baby powder in the US after thousands of consumer safety lawsuits were filed against the company.

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Indian Matchmaking season 2 is here and so are the memes. Here are the best ones

The second season of Indian Matchmaking released on August 10. The show is making all the buzz over the internet. But not for good reasons.

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With The Menu set to release at TIFF, here are five restaurants across the world that will blow a hole in your pocket

While The Menu mocks the elitist world of the cordon-bleu experience, we couldn’t help but wonder where it might have drawn some real-world inspiration from. Here’s some of the most bougie fine dining restaurants in the world (which we’d probably have to auction a couple organs to ever get to eat at).

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North Korea declares victory over Covid-19, says Kim Jong-un also suffered from fever

North Korea has done something it has never done before: admit that its Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un suffered from a health ailment. And it has also claimed, something no other country has so far: victory over Covid-19.

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Another pitbull attack after Lucknow: 30-year-old Gurugram woman fighting for life

A 30 year-old woman was attacked by a pitbull dog in Haryana's Gurugram on Thursday. The woman was admitted to Delhi's Safdargunj Hospital where her condition is critical.

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Facebook, Twitter in favour of self-regulatory body in India; Google opposes it

Top tech companies had last month signed a code of practice to self-regulate and to reduce harmful online content in New Zealand. On the same line, Facebook and Twitter have supported the Indian government's idea of a self-regulatory body in India, but, Google has opposed it

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Remember the instant loan app harassers? ED thinks crypto exchange WazirX helped them

In 2020, the Hyderabad police launched an investigation into illegal instant loan apps. The loan apps were harassing borrowers to the extent that some died by suicide. Now, ED has found its links to the crypto exchange platform WazirX.

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India may see trans people as pilots soon as DGCA issues new norms

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has finally laid down rules of medical evaluation for people belonging to the transgender community. It can be considered the first step in the right direction for making the aviation industry more inclusive.

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Timothee Chalamet’s cannibal love story, Bones and All, reveals first look ahead of Venice premiere

Italian director Luca Guadagnino’s Bones and All revealed its first look as lead star Timothee Chalamet dropped a teaser on Twitter. Here’s the first glimpse of what the film has in store.

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6 serious reasons for which your manager can fire you

Though getting fired from your workplace sucks, you are kind of asking for it if you show up drunk at your office, fail a drug test or disappear during work hours.

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Bobby Kataria publicity ke liye kuch bhi karega. Even smoking on a flight

Haryana-based Instagram influencer Bobby Kataria loves to make Facebook lives, flex his biceps, walk with swag like a celebrity to background music and be in the spotlight. The social media fame, followers and likes are his fuel.

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With crude oil prices falling, 3 paint stocks you should keep an eye on

When global crude oil prices breached record highs in March and June , sectors like paint, tire, and aviation were the worst affected. But now that the crude oil prices are coming down, keep an eye on Asian Paints, Berger Paints, and Kansai Nerolac.

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Umran Malik ignored for Asia Cup: What went wrong for the Jammu pacer?

Umran Malik, the exciting pacer from Jammu, who impressed everyone in IPL 2022 has disappeared from the international arena soon after his debut. The 22 year-old played only three T20Is before he was dropped from the team.

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5 chilling stories of Indian serial killers, from KD Kempamma to the Butcher of Delhi

When someone says 'serial killer', most would think of names like Jeffery Dahmer or Ted Bundy. But serial killers are not limited to the US despite their pop culture fame. India is home to some of the most barbaric killers ever found.

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The political history of Raksha Bandhan, from Alexander and Humayun to Tagore

On the surface, Raksha Bandhan seems like a quintessential North Indian Hindu festival. And while this claim is true to a large extent, the festival's history shows how it has also been used to promote communal harmony on a pan-Indian level.

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India okays Corbevax as booster for Covishield, Covaxin recipients: What you need to know

India has approved Covid vaccine Corbevax as a booster dose for those above 18 years and fully vaccinated with either Covishield or Covaxin. This is for the first time that a precaution dose that is different from the one used for primary vaccination has been allowed in the country.

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Xi Jinping withdraws promise to not send troops to Taiwan. Is China preparing to invade the island nation?

A week after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit, tensions between China and the island nation continue. China on Wednesday withdrew the promise of not sending troops or administrators to Taiwan if it takes control of the island.

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