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Ishita Srivastava

Ishita Srivastava

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Ishita Srivastava is passionate about writing on Politics, Business, Lifestyle and Entertainment. She is a Sub-editor at DailyO.

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Instagram rolls back on its TikTok-style feed. Here is what is being changed

Congratulations! The Instagram gods have heard you. After Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian and many other Instagram users began raising complaints about Instagram’s new ‘test’, Instagram has pulled it down.

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Been wondering who is going to direct Marvel's Phase 5 and 6 movies? Here is the list

Been loving all the announcements Marvel Studios has been doing since the San Diego Comic Con? Well, you’re going to love this news even more. Marvel head (and overlord) Kevin Feige has been searching for directors to helm his Phase 5 and 6 projects…and he may have just found some.

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Shakira to face Spanish court over allegations of tax evasion

Waka Waka famed singer Shakira (legally known as Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll) is facing a legal battle with the Spanish government. Shakira has allegedly evaded paying €14.5 million euros (nearly US $15 million) in taxes to the government.

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Seeing only reels on Instagram? Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner are, and they're furious

If you are one of Instagram’s lucky users, you may have seen the new full-screen version of videos on the social media app and may have thought, ‘wait, am I on TikTok now?’ or ‘where did the pictures go?’.

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International art trafficking: 2 archaeologists detained for selling stolen antiquities worth millions

Archaeologists and heritage curators Jean-François Charnier and Noëmi Daucé have been detained by French authorities in connection with an international art-trafficking sale. The art pieces were sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Louvre Abu Dhabi in UAE.

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7 tips to make your airport struggle easier this travel season 2022

Booked your tickets for a holiday but now dreading actually going on it because of the crowd? Understandable. Here are 7 tips to help make your airport struggle a little easier.

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What is Twitter saying about the Black Panther Wakanda Forever Prologue album?

Been missing Black Panther music? After the release of the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever trailer at the San Diego Comic Con on July 24, Marvel has now released the Wakanda Forever Prologue.

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Make way for Britney 2.0! Spears and Elton John set to release a new duet, Tiny Dancer

The Princess of Pop is back! After a whirlwind wedding, Britney Spears is all set to return to the music world with Sir Elton John for a duet.

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Twitter reacts to Shuri as the new Black Panther. What do the comics say?

Been wondering who is going to play Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe after the tragic death of Chadwick Boseman in 2020? Marvel may have finally answered your question, with Shuri.

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Meta, Google, Twitter, TikTok, Amazon sign first-of-its-kind code in New Zealand, to reduce harmful content

Tech giants Meta, Amazon, Twitter, Google and TikTok have signed the world’s first voluntary code of conduct called the Aotearoa New Zealand Code of Practice for Online Safety and Harms. Under this code, companies will have to make active efforts to reduce harmful content on their New Zealand platforms.

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Why did Kate Moss back Johnny Depp in the trial with Amber Heard?

After fiercely defending Johnny Depp during his defamation trial against Amber Heard, British supermodel Kate Moss has revealed why she spoke about the 'staircase incident'. Moss and Depp famously dated between 1994 and 1998.

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Top viral Instagram trends in July 2022 to lift your mood

While most of 2022 has now passed by, you may be stressing about where the time went and what you have done with it. Understandable. We're in the same boat. But as always, if there is anything that can make you feel better, it’s scrolling on Instagram. And when you get bored of (even) that, it’s always a good idea to hop on an Instagram trend and make a reel, be it a dancing video or simply a video of you enacting a joke. Here are 8 July's most popular Instagram trends.

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Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 11 jacket is up for auction, starting bid at $70K. What is its history?

Did you spend your childhood being fascinated by man’s first ever moon landing? Well, you may now have the chance to own a piece of that historic moment. The second man to land on the moon, astronaut Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin is auctioning his Apollo 11 inflight coverall jacket which he wore on mission to the moon back in July 1969.

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Why is the internet calling Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott climate criminals?

Apart from beauty mogul, billionaire and reality star, Kylie Jenner can now add another label to her name: 'climate criminal'. What was meant to be an as-subtle-as-a-sledgehammer subtle brag about her and rapper boyfriend Travis Scott’s wealth, blew up in her face due to her negligence towards the climate and her sheer lack of touch with reality.

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Twitter is disgusted by the TikTok-viral pink sauce. No, not the pink sauce that goes in your pasta

In what can be called another TikTok trend, a new edible item called ‘pink sauce’ is going viral on the social media app. We aren’t talking about pink sauce pasta that you may have tried but an actual condiment in the colour pink.

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Google annouces 2-week hiring freeze. It's to review headcount needs

Google has become the latest tech company to have staffing issues. In an internally shared memo, CEO Sundar Pichai has announced that the company will be “slowing the pace of hiring for the rest of the year”. Google’s senior Vice-President, Prabhakar Raghavan sent out another internal email saying that a hiring freeze for 2 weeks has been put in place.

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HBO releases House of the Dragon trailer and Twitter thinks it is better than Game of Thrones

Been feeling disappointed by the Game of Thrones finale since 2019? The official trailer for the Game of Thrones prequel, titled House of the Dragon, might just cheer you up.

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The Powerpuff Girls Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup are returning to your TV soon. What's new?

It’s a day to rejoice for The Powerpuff Girls’ fans as the original creator of the show, Craig McCracken, is all set to bring back the show to TV. McCracken is bringing the new animated version of the series in collaboration with Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe.

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Destiny 2 video game creators sue Twitter streamer for $150k

Passionate about video games? Well, you may want to take it a little easy. Video game company Bungie, popularly known as the developers of Destiny 2, have launched a lawsuit against Twitter streamer Luca Leone alleging that the streamer cheated while playing Destiny 2 and threatened to burn down the company’s headquarters.

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Solar flare headed to earth might cause massive geomagnetic storm

Space weather seems to be having a moment as a sun flare is headed towards Earth and is expected to hit on July 19. The solar flare can result into a massive geomagnetic storm, leading to radio blackouts, disruption in GPS signals and fluctuation in voltage.

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If you share your Netflix password with someone outside your home, you'll soon have to pay for it

Your days of sharing your Netflix password with your entire friends group are limited. Netflix has begun testing a new ‘add a home’ feature that will charge subscribers for sharing passwords outside of your home.

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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are married: Their past relationships

It’s a joyous day for early 2000s fans as singer Jennifer Lopez and actor Ben Affleck are finally married. The pair had an intimate ceremony and obtained their marriage license in Clark County, Nevada in the US on July 16.

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The Jane Goodall Barbie comes with binoculars and a chimp, and it is a big deal

In the new Barbie Inspiring Women Series, Mattel paying tribute to world famous conservationist, Dr Jane Goodall DBE with a Goodall Barbie, modeled after her.

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Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner welcome a new baby: A timeline of their relationship

Actor Sophie Turner and musician Joe Jonas welcomed their second child on July 14 - a baby girl. The Game of Thrones star and Jonas Brothers member gave birth to their first daughter, Willa in July 2020.

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Who was Ivana Trump?

Former US President Donald Trump’s first wife Ivana Trump died on Thursday (July 14). She was 73. Ivana was found unconscious near a staircase at her New York City home, sources told Associated Press. Trump described her as “a wonderful, beautiful and amazing woman, who led a great and inspirational life” in a post on his social media platform, Truth Social.

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Your Netflix plan will get cheaper, now that Microsoft is adding ads to it

After a not-so stellar year, Netflix is collaborating with Microsoft for its first ever ad-supported, cheaper subscription offering. Microsoft will be acting as Netflix’s global advertising technology and sales partner in this collaboration.

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Amber Heard's request for new trial in Johnny Depp defamation case struck down. Why?

Actor Amber Heard is facing another setback in her legal battle against former husband, actor Johnny Depp. Heard's request for a new trial in the case was struck down by Judge Penney Azcarate in Virginia, US.

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You're looking at a galaxy from 13 billion years ago, thanks to the James Webb telescope

On July 11, the first image from the James Webb Space Telescope was released. The telescope captured an image of a galaxy, exactly as it appeared 4.6 billion years ago. The image is the deepest and sharpest infrared image of the distant universe to date, and has now been titled as Webb’s First Deep Field.

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Why does Amber Heard's team want a new trial in Johnny Depp defamation case?

Seems like the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation saga isn’t over. New information has been revealed about the jury present during the six-week trial. Heard’s legal team is calling the trial, a ‘mistrial’ as according to them, one of the jurors wasn’t supposed to be on the panel. Subsequently, the team is now demanding a new trial.

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Thor Love and Thunder crosses $300 million mark to become 11th best Marvel debut across the globe

Taika Waititi’s Thor: Love and Thunder is earning big bucks across global theatres. The fourth installment in the Marvel’s Thor series stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson and Christian Bale. As of July 10, the movie has earned US $302 million (Rs 2400 crore) worldwide, with Indian theatres contributing US $10.3 million (over Rs 81 crore) to the movie’s earnings.

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