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VARIETY | 4-minute read

Ruskin Bond got cancelled on Twitter by some woke folk. If only he cared.

A few woke kids cancelled Ruskin Bond on Twitter for praising PM Modi in his latest book. Let's state a fact here, Bond knows the country more than you all.

VARIETY | 5-minute read

Why is Germany trying a Syrian doctor for torture?

A Syrian doctor is being tried in Germany for alleged torture of his patients. The doctor has denied all charges. What is the case?

POLITICS | 4-minute read

Thailand and Saudi Arabia are friends again, after a 30-year rift over a blue diamond. Why?

Thailand and Saudi Arabia have buried the hatchet after 30 years. The rift was over a blue diamond and the series of mystery murders that followed.

VARIETY | 3-minute read

Covid Third Wave: India's R-value sees dip, Omicron vaccine trials begin

India might be seeing a potential end to the third wave as the R-value drops to 1.1 in the country. On the other side of the world, Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna have begun clinical trials for Omicron-specific vaccine doses.

SCI-TECH | 4-minute read

Spotify takes down Neil Young songs over Joe Rogan, #BoycottSpotify trends on Twitter

The tussle between pro-vaxxers and anti-vaxxers is only getting interesting in the West. Now, audio streaming platform Spotify has chosen to bet on anti-vaxxer Joe Rogan. Will it prove costly?

POLITICS | 5-minute read

For UP Polls 2022, Asaduddin Owaisi eyes Akhilesh Yadav's Muslim vote

Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM plans to score big political goals in UP Assembly elections 2022. But will it be able to pull away the traditional Muslim vote from Akhilesh Yadav's SP?

VARIETY | 3-minute read

10 best Twitter reactions to Damon Albarn saying Taylor Swift is not a songwriter

Damon Albarn told LA Times in an interview that Taylor Swift does not write her own songs. Of course, Twitter and Taylor clapped back.

VARIETY | 3-minute read

The first rule of Fight Club in China: You don't see the real ending

Chinese authorities strike again as the cult classic film, Fight Club undergoes the Chinese censor. What happened and how are fans reacting?

POLITICS | 4-minute read

With RPN Singh exit from Congress, BJP is the new royal party

Congress heavyweight RPN Singh joined the BJP in New Delhi today, in a jolt to the grand old party right ahead of the UP elections 2022.

VARIETY | 4-minute read

I tried looking for 3 million dollars in my inbox and found these 11 types of emails instead

We have a strange attachment to spam mails despite them making a giant mountain in our inbox. Here are 11 types of emails all our mail boxes have.

VARIETY | 5-minute read

Not just Biden on Fox News, these 5 world leaders too had a bad hot mic moment

US President Joe Biden was caught in a hot mic moment while talking to a journalist. Here are 5 other times that politicians have expressed their true emotions.

SPORTS | 5-minute read

5 facts about ICC Women's Cricketer 2021 Smriti Mandhana you need to know

Indian woman cricketer Smriti Mandhana has been named the ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year for 2021. She was named the cricketer of the year in 2018 too.

VARIETY | 3-minute read

If you're an overweight woman, blame your grandpa's smoking habits

The world is well aware of the harmful effects of smoking, but a new study has found that its effects may be felt through at least three generations of a family.

VARIETY | 3-minute read

Covid Third Wave: Stealth Omicron is here to steal your plans. Once again

A new sub-strain of Omicron has been detected in the UK and 39 other countries, causing fresh worry.

VARIETY | 4-minute read

Pharrell wears Tiffany's gandi copy of Mughal diamond glasses. Here's the Indian history they missed

American luxury jewellery brand Tiffany and Co and American rapper Pharrell Williams are being called out for copying rare Mughal-era jewellery without giving credit. A pair of glasses is at the centre of this controversy.

POLITICS | 5-minute read

Why is Saudi Arabia conducting airstrikes in Yemen?

Saudi Arabia recently conducted massive air raids on Yemen which killed 70 and left numerous people injured.

VARIETY | 1-minute read

A Dutch tourist was detained in Poland for doing the Nazi salute. What happened?

A 29-year-old woman and her husband were detained in Poland for performing the Nazi salute for a photograph.

SCI-TECH | 4-minute read

Men are abusing their AI girlfriends and bragging about it on Reddit

Conversations on Reddit have revealed that increasing number of men are verbally abusing their AI chatbot girlfriends, unravelling a disturbing trend.

HUMOUR | 3-minute read

7 most savage Wendy's Roast Day replies on Twitter. Don't miss Oreo

Wendy's, the fast food chain, celebrates National Roast Day every year. The food brand roasts other brands and Twitter users on the day.

VARIETY | 3-minute read

Unboxing by Husband and 7 viral TikTok challenges that are horrible to say the least

Seen the viral Unboxing by Husband videos on TikTok? Here's our list of 7 other bizarre TikTok trends that got humanity to hit Tok bottom.

VARIETY | 2-minute read

5 Covid rules set by China for Beijing Olympics 2022

Closed loop bubbles and armpit sensors are in store for athletes at the 2022 Beijing Olympics. Here are 6 rules put in place to avoid Covid-19 at the Olympics.

MONEY | 4-minute read

Reliance is going green with its solar move. What you need to know

Reliance has been making consistent strides into the solar energy industry.

VARIETY | 5-minute read

Why are Indians risking their lives to cross into US illegally from Canada?

A family of four from Gujarat, including a 3-year-old child, froze to death at the US-Canada border while trying to cross into the US illegally. It is a story unheard of, but a warning nonetheless.

VARIETY | 3-minute read

Covid Updates: Republic Day guidelines for India, Europe looks at pandemic end

India has reported 3,06,064 new Covid in the past 24 hours. On the other hand, Europe may see an end to Covid soon. Here are all the details.

VARIETY | 1-minute read

Man travels from Johannesburg to Amsterdam on flight's wheel section. AND is alive!

A man travelled from Johannesburg in South Africa to Amsterdam in The Netherlands in a freight plane's wheel section, and reached his destination alive.

ART & CULTURE | 3-minute read

The 50-year-old eternal flame of India just merged with another memorial flame. Here's why

As the eternal flame of Amar Jawan merges with that of the National War Memorial, here is the history behind it and the reason why they are merging

HUMOUR | 3-minute read

Semester exams to be held online in Tamil Nadu. Thanks to Omicron! 10 best memes

In Tamil Nadu colleges, semester exams will now be conducted online. Students on Twitter can't control the excitement. Here are the funniest memes you should not miss.

VARIETY | 4-minute read

Fans call out Khloe Kardashian as she sells her daughter's clothes for 3X the original price

As Khloe puts up $20 tights for sale on her family website, fans question why a second-hand item is being sold for three times its original price

SCI-TECH | 4-minute read

Brain dead patient successfully gets genetically modified pig's kidney. The case in 5 points

A 57 year-old brain-dead patient on ventilator in US successfully gets transplanted with genetically modified pig's kidney. How did this medical experiment by surgeons get success?

VARIETY | 3-minute read

Pakistan pilot refused to fly saying his shift ended: 3 instances to prove it was a wise decision

Passengers saw red after a Pakistani pilot refused to fly saying that his shift has ended. The decision most likely saved the lives of the angry passengers.

POLITICS | 5-minute read

Why BJP ally Apna Dal-S fielded a Muslim candidate from Suar, Rampur for UP polls

BJP ally Apna Dal (S) has announced a Muslim candidate from Rampur's Suar Tanda seat in Uttar Pradesh.

VARIETY | 3-minute read

Covid third wave: No masks for children below 5, proposal to lift weekend curfew in Delhi. 6 points

Covid cases in the country continue to rise sharply. Is Delhi ready to lift weekend curfew? Here are 6 updates you must not miss.

MONEY | 8-minute read

LIC is India's biggest IPO yet: What you need to know

As LIC gears for strong valuations, here is the why, the when and the how about India's biggest IPO ever.

VARIETY | 4-minute read

Bengaluru Indigo flights averting collision is throwback to these 5 mid-air incidents

Two Indigo flights, over 400 passengers and a close shave is what happened at Bengaluru airport. While a mid-air collision of the flights was narrowly averted, here are 5 similar incidents from history and also some unfortunate ones.

SPORTS | 5-minute read

Tennis superstar Sania Mirza to retire in 2022. What has her career been like?

Sania Mirza, the 35-year-old Indian tennis superstar, has announced her retirement from the game after the 2022 season, citing her injuries and parental responsibilities.

MONEY | 4-minute read

Tesla investors want Elon Musk to pay $13 billion for a not-so-nice SolarCity deal. Why?

Tesla boss Elon Musk is in the dock for a not-so-great deal he pulled off back in 2016. His investors are now urging a judge to make Musk pay 13 billion dollars for his role in the SolarCity deal.

VARIETY | 2-minute read

Covid Third Wave: Covaxin and Covishield approved for full use. 6 updates

The novel coronavirus is spreading like never before. According to the Health Ministry data, 3,17,532 new Covid cases and 491 deaths were reported on January 19, 2022.

VARIETY | 4-minute read

5 facts about Ukraine-Russia conflict you need to know

The West is becoming increasingly concerned about a possible war in Eastern Europe over Russia trying to invade Ukraine. But what is the conflict all about?

POLITICS | 5-minute read

5 headlines from Punjab politics this week, ED raids to Bhagwant Mann

ED has conducted fresh raids at the premises of the nephew of Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi, while Arvind Kejriwal has announced Bhagwant Mann as the CM candidate. Here is what is happening in Punjab.

MONEY | 4-minute read

BharatPe founder Ashneer Grover goes on leave 2 weeks after that viral leaked audio clip

BharatPe founder Ashneer Grover has informed his Board of Directors that he will be taking a leave of absence till March end. The curious development comes barely two weeks after an abusive audio clip was leaked online.

VARIETY | 4-minute read

Elon Musk, who is not the Pope, wants people to have more kids. Why though?

Seems like Elon Musk is worried about the survival of humanity at large. Other than striving to set up a Planet B to save humans once they have destroyed Earth, the world's richest man says he is worried there won't be any of us left.

VARIETY | 2-minute read

Another Chinese woman got stuck at her blind date's house. This one has a happy ending

Here's another lockdown love story from China. And they are getting married soon!

MONEY | 2-minute read

UK is kicking Vijay Mallya out of his luxury London home. This is why

As Covid restrictions get lifted, British court asks the bank to finally execute its order to possess Mallya's luxury home

POLITICS | 5-minute read

Why did Aparna Yadav join BJP from SP ahead of UP polls?

Aparna Yadav, Mulayam Singh Yadav's younger daughter-in-law, has joined the BJP ahead of the UP assembly polls. The move has come as a big jolt to the Yadav bastion and Akhilesh Yadav-led SP.

VARIETY | 5-minute read

Tonga volcanic explosion: 10 shocking videos and photos

Back-to-back underwater volcanic eruptions near the Tonga islands left the country cut off from the rest of the world. Here are the latest pictures and videos from the South Pacific islands.

VARIETY | 2-minute read

Third Wave: Covid to become endemic in India by March 11? 7 updates

Covid cases in India continue to rise at a sharp rate. India logged 2,82,970 new Covid cases yesterday.

SCI-TECH | 2-minute read

US flights cancelled over 5G rollout concerns. What is happening?

Several airlines have cancelled flights to cities across the US over 5G rollout concerns. What is this chaotic disruption that airlines are warning the US government about?

VARIETY | 2-minute read

Hong Kong is going crazy over 11 Covid positive hamsters. 2,000 will now be killed

As Covid continues to infect more and more people around the world, now animals are not being spared too. More than 2,000 hamsters will be killed in Hong Kong as 11 of them have tested positive for the Delta variant.

SCI-TECH | 5-minute read

Facebook killed me, says Taslima Nasreen. Why did it happen?

Have you been greeted by Facebook with your account turned into an obituary and inaccessible? Well, that's exactly what happened to Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen. But why?

VARIETY | 5-minute read

YouTuber Karl Rock blacklisting: Delhi HC dismisses advance hearing petition. What is the case?

YouTuber Karl Rock, who was blacklisted by the Indian government and had his visa cancelled, has now had a petition for advance hearing in the case dismissed by the Delhi High Court. The petition was filed by his wife Manisha Malick.