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Muskan Shandal

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By Muskan Shandal

Akshay Kumar-starrer Raksha Bandhan released on August 11, here's how Twitter reacted.
Raksha Bandhan is a family-drama directed by Aanand L. Rai.
The film celebrates family values and the relationship between a brother and his four sisters.
It stars Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, Sadia Khateeb, Sahejmeen Kaur, Smrithi Srikanth and Deepika Khanna.
According to early estimates, the film has made a box-office collection of Rs. 7.5-8 crore.
The film addresses dowry as a social evil.
The film's release coincided with Aamir Khan's Laal Singh Chaddha.
Raksha Bandhan is Akshay Kumar's third film release this year after Bachchhan Paandey and Samrat Prithviraj.
Raksha Bandhan is Akshay Kumar's lowest opening film in the last 10 years.
Aamir Khan starrer Laal Singh Chaddha hit the theatres on August 11 and here's what the netizens have to say.
The film is an Indian adaptation of the classic 1994 American drama Forrest Gump.
Laal Singh Chaddha is a Hindi-language comedy-drama directed by Advait Chandan from a screenplay by Eric Roth and Atul Kulkarni.
The film stars Kareen Kapoor Khan as the female protagonist.
In the premise of the film, events in India's history like Operation Blue Star, unfold through the perspective of Laal Singh Chaddha, a dim-witted man who has a great understanding of emotions.
Shah Rukh Khan also makes a special appearance in the film.
The film has received mixed reviews from the audience on the first day of its release.
Laal Singh Chaddha had a slow start at the box office on Day 1, August 11, 2022. According to reports, the film has made something between 10 to 11 crore.
India's Lakshya Sen won gold medal by defeating Malaysia's Tze Yong Ng 19-21, 21-9, 21-16 in the men’s singles event at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games (CWG).
This was Lakshya Sen's Commonwealth Games debut.
“Even after losing the first game, I was hopeful of making a comeback. I am happy with the way I played the second and third game,” Lakshya said to India Today.
The Almora boy is being regarded as the future star of the sport after his maiden win at CWG.
Lakshya Sen's gold medal came an hour after PV Sindhu won her maiden singles gold medal, completing the full set of Commonwealth Games medal. 
Sen joined his mentor Prakash Padukone in an elite list after winning his maiden men's singles gold at the CWG today.
In 2021, Lakshya won his maiden World Championships medal, a bronze in Huelva, Spain.
Sen is the fourth Indian to win men's singles CWG gold.
“Stay dedicated towards the sport, follow your passion and stay professional about the sport," said Lakshya in his message to the the aspiring badminton stars.
After winning, Sen went shirtless to show his jubilation. 
Take a look at these 7  unconventional professions that are slightly weird and really do exist.
Well, professional cuddler is definitely an unusual profession, but not something you haven't heard of before.
Now, who wouldn't want to be a water-slide tester! Jeez, what a fun job to do... but still a bit risky if the slides aren't safe.
Anyone with a whole lot of patience can surely pick this profession as a side hustle.
What better than playing Cupid (secretly) and getting paid for it!
I am sure most of us didn't know about the existence of this job and honestly, it's a bit... strange?
If you do not have a sensitive skin, then this can really be the perfect profession/side-job for you.
Why would anyone want to test the odour of a paper towel, but okay!
Iceland's Fagradalsfjall mountain near Keflavik airport, Reykjavik is erupting again.
Lava and smoke were seen erupting from a fissure on the side of the mountain.
The fissure is very close to the site of the last year's eruption.
The eruption in 2021 effectively revived Iceland's tourism industry after the pandemic by drawing in thousands of visitors,
The recent eruption was accompanied by over 10,000 earthquakes.
The volcanic activity is taking place on the Reykjanes peninsula, the same area where the 2021 eruption took place.
The island is located above a volcanic hotspot in the North Atlantic.
But, Iceland President Gudni Johannesson has urged people to
On the occasion of 75 years of India's Independence, the government of India announced free entry to all Archaeological Survey of India-protected monuments and sites across the country from August 5 to 15. Here's a list of 15 monuments and forts you can visit for free before August 15.
Victoria Memorial, Kolkata Bengal
Cooch Behar Rajbari, West Bengal
Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra
Amber Fort, Jaipur Rajasthan
Red Fort, Delhi
Bathinda Fort, Punjab
Sheesh Mahal, Jaipur
Vittala Temple, Karnataka
Viceregal Lodge, Himachal Pradesh
Qutub Minar, Delhi
Taj Mahal, Uttar Pradesh
Agra Fort, Uttar Pradesh
Orchha Fort, Madhya Pradesh
Golconda Fort, Telangana
Charminar, Telangana
Elon Musk's grandfather, Walter Henry James Musk was married to Cora Amelia Robinson, and had a son, Errol Graham Musk. Errol had three kids with his first wife, Maye Musk — Elon Musk, Kimbal Musk, and Tosca Musk.
Errol Musk had a child with his 35-year-old stepdaughter Jana Bezuidenhout in 2018.
In 2002, Elon Musk and Justine Wilson welcomed a baby boy, Nevada Alexander, but at 10 weeks old, he stopped breathing and was declared brain dead. Wilson then underwent IVF treatment and in the next five years gave birth to twins — Vivian Jenna Wilson & Griffin Musk and triplets — Kai, Saxon & Damian.
Elon Musk and Canadian singer, Grimes have two kids together — a son named, X Æ A-Xii Musk and a daughter named, Exa Dark Sideræl Musk.
Elon Musk secretly had twins with his secretary, Shivo Zilis, in 2021.
Sima Aunty is back with Season 2 of Netflix India's Indian Matchmaking.
Let's recall some of the most bizarre dialogues she said in Season 1 and see what the netizens have to say about the trailer of Season 2.
Of course, we are still not over the problematic beauty standards set by the mohalla-aunties.
Sima aunty is not Sima aunty if she doesn't give gyaan on 'adjustment' in marriage.
And now their life will doomed without aunty's help...
Nah, successful and all, we don't like that.
We all love to hate this cringe fest.
Let the matches begin!
Why are the old faces back???
Sima aunty>God
All you need to do is 'adjust and compromise'.
Netflix released the trailer of Never Have I Ever Season 3  and here's how the netizens are reacting...
Yes, we can also relate with the messy decision making habit of Devi.
Jeez, that was brutal!
Some users also felt there was nothing new to be excited for.
When it comes to love, all of us are terrible decision makers, aren't we?
You go, Devi! 
Omg, there's a DESI-BOY...
Say hello to Des!
Can't deny this break up's definitely gonna hurt us too.
Can't deny this break up's definitely gonna hurt us too.
The Indian government is developing a framework to check fake reviews on e-commerce websites.
Center held meetings with stakeholders of and discussed issues arising due to deceptive online reviews.
The meetings were conducted by the Department of Consumer Affairs.
DoCA officials met Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) along with various stakeholders like e-commerce entities, Consumer Forums, Law Universities, Lawyers, FICCI, CII, and Consumer Rights Activist. 
Paid and unverifiable reviews make it difficult for consumers to recognise genuine reviews.
The framework being planned will be put in place to monitor fake reviews.
A legal framework on the issue will also be planned.
In May 2022, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution announced that it will develop a framework to keep a check on fake reviews.
DoCA will be working on developing the framework to be followed for checking the fake and misleading reviews.
Till then, let us know what you think about these 7 fake reviews that left us in splits.
Know about Sahib Singh, the Sikh child model endorsing Burberry Children collection.
Chotta Singh, Sahib is going viral for his latest modeling campaign.
Netizens are calling Sahib 'Young Singh'.
Sahib is a Punjabi Sikh residing in London, UK.
Singh's account is full of wholesome posts from his daily adventures.
Sahib and Sutch are major sibling goals and their Instagram are proof of their adorable relationship.
Previously, Sahib has also modeled for Primark. Unfortunately, the images from that shoot were not shared.
Sahib's modelling agency has shared various images from his Burberry shoot.
One of his posts also mentions about why Sahib doesn't wear a kara (steel bangle) due to restrictions in school.
Sahib's shoot is all the representation we are living for!
Tell us you all loved this cutie, didn't you?
The Barbiecore trend has taken over and we are all for it.
The stunning hot pink trend is not just about the vibrant colour but a lot more than that!
The trend is for ALL.
The all pink outfits are everything about inclusion and diversity.
From influencers, activists to authors, the trend is ruling everyone's wardrobe.
Celebs are also all out there flaunting their best pinks!
Women from Asian communities have also slayed the trend at global events. 
The trend is a kick in the face of old standards of beauty and we are totally loving it!
Now, come on Barbie, wear your gorgeous pink and go party!
Tobacco and cigarette packets will display a new set of health warnings from December 1.
Two sets of warning messages and images will be used on both sides of the pack.
The first warning — also displayed on existing packs — 'Tobacco causes painful death', will be used with first image on one side of the pack.
The second warning will say, 'Tobacco users die young', with the second image on the other side of the pack.
The packs will also have a toll-free helpline, Quit Today Call Today (1800-11-2356), in white font on a black background
The trailer of Vijay Deverakonda's Bollywood debut film Liger is out and has left the fans in awe of the film.
The film is directed by Puri Jagannadh and stars Ananya Panday as the female lead.
The film has been produced by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions and Charmme Kaur as co-producers.
The action packed sequences are the highlight of the trailer.
Boxing legend Mike Tyson stars in a negative role in Liger and fans are loving  Mike Tyson has previously starred in The Hangover film series.
Actor Ramya Krishnan plays Deverakonda's mother in the film.
The trailer has been majorly receiving positive reviews.
The film's first trailer is intriguing and winning the hearts of viewers already.
Liger is set to release on the big screen in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam languages on August 25.
The presence of the word 'Love Story'an' in Kesariya is facing major flak from the listeners
Kesariya was being called the love anthem but the fans went berserk after listening to the full version.  
Many have taken to social media to request the song writers to fix or replace the word 'Love story'an' with something that fits better.
The full version of the song that has left Twitter in splits has been sung by Arijit Singh, while the lyrics have been written by Amitabh Bhattacharya. 
The music of the love song has been composed by Pritam.
These two words have also lead to several memes on social media.
Well, we don't disagree with the fans either.
In fact, we tried using 7 phrases that could've fit the song so much better than 'Love story'an'.
Cut the heavy electricity bills this summer
Seal the rooms and windows.
The room temperature should be 24 degree Celsius or above.
Turn off the main switch.
Switch on the fan while the AC is on.
Place the furniture in a way it doesn't block the vents.
Allow air circulation around the fridge.
Keep the bulbs and tube lights clean.
Prostitution is legal in India but certain activities are punishable by the law.
Here are the activities that are punishable by the law.
Here are the activities that are punishable by the law.
According to the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, sex workers can practice the profession but any person who makes an earning from prostitution will be punished.
Running brothels is also punishable by the law.
Supreme Court highlighted that sex-workers are entitled to dignity and constitutional rights.
Police cannot take any action against adult consenting sex-workers.
Texas Shooting: 19 children dead among 21 in primary school attack
Salvador Ramos opened fire at Robb Elementaruy School, Uvalde, Texas.
Ramos shot at least 19 children and 2 teachers.
The gunman shot his grandmother(who survived) before driving to the school.
US President, Joe Biden's statement on the incident.
Ramos sent cryptic texts to a stranger, a day before his crimes.
Statements of friends and family of Salvador Ramos.
People's reactions on twitter.
Man smears cake on Mona Lisa in an apparent environment-related publicity stunt.
The Mona Lisa painting placed at Louvre Museum in Paris was smeared with cake by a man disguised as an old woman.
The man entered the museum as an old lady on a wheelchair.
Before smashing the cake, he tried to break the protective-glass on the painting.
The artwork remained unharmed as the man could not break the glass and smear cake directly on the painting.
The man looked like a climate activist pulling off an environment related publicity stunt.
Later, the painting was cleaned and the man was detained.
Netizens react to Zomato's tripled net loss in the 4th quarter
Zomato memes
Zomato memes
Zomato memes
Zomato memes
Zomato memes
This hack can expose blurred messages on your iPhone
iPhone users can be leaking secret texts and messages through screenshots.
The inbuilt image editing app in the iphone can be used to make the blurred or inked messages visible.
Step 1 & 2
Step 3 & 4
Tada! The hidden messages will be visible to you.
Would you take this trip to the mysterious Bermuda Triangle?
Bermuda Triangle on the world map.
Bermuda Triangle is known to have swallowed over 50 ships.
A travel company in the US named Ancient Mysteries Cruise has promised a full refund if the ship disappears.
The organisers promise a 100% return rate.
According to the advertisement, passengers will enjoy an 'exclusive twilight Bermuda Triangle cruise' on a 'glass-bottom boat with talks and Q&As'.
A list of five major air disasters of 2022.
Plane in Alaska crashes while attempting to land.
Nepal's Tara Air's plane goes missing.
Plane in Costa Rica splits in two on impact.
Turbulence injures passengers on a SpiceJet flight.
China Eastern Airlines crashes at the speed of sound.
Sidhu Moosewala murder: What we know so far
Punjabi Singer and Congress Leader, Sidhu Moosewala, 28, shot dead
Around 4:30 pm, the singer left for his home in Moosa Village
Two vehicles intercepted his car
The unidentified persons opened fire on Moosewala's car and fired more than 30 rounds on the vehicle
Goldy Brar, Lawrence Bishnoi and Sachin Bishnoi Dhattaranwali took responsibility for the murder
Goldy Brar claiming responsibility on a Facebook post
Lawrence Bishnoi claiming responsibilty on a Facebook post
Lawrence Bishnoi has been in jail since 2017
Punjab Election Results 2022 Updates: AAP sweeps Punjab. Wins 92 seats, EC declares results

The counting of votes for the Punjab Assembly Elections 2022 began on March 10. Here are the updates on the results.

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