Day: September 9, 2018

Google Chrome’s ‘No Internet’ Dinosaur Gets a Birthday Party Hat for Turning Ten

You know how frustrating it is when you open up chrome, type a website link, hit enter and then suddenly – ‘there is no Internet connection?’ Or when you’re a few articles deep and click an interesting link and it opens onto – ‘check your Internet connection’? We all know that sinking feeling. But, for […]

Latest News: Rajasthan Reduces 4% VAT on Petrol and Diesel

(3) NEW UPDATES 9:12 PM, 09 Sep Need to Preserve True Values of Hinduism to Alter ‘Ill-Informed’ Opinions: Naidu Some people are trying to make the word Hindu “untouchable” and “intolerable”, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said Sunday, 9 September, as he stressed on the need of preserving the true values of Hinduism to alter […]

Kerala nuns continue protest seeking action against rape-accused Jalandhar bishop; allege top brass blocking inquiry

Obedience is one of the three vows nuns take before they are ordained. On the occasion of Virgin Mary’s birthday on Saturday, 8 September, five nuns from the Missionaries of Jesus congregation under the Jalandhar diocese of the Latin Catholic Church defied this sacred vow. The five nuns from the congregation’s convent in Kuravilangad in […]

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Smokes Cannabis, Drinks Whiskey on Joe Rogan’s Live Web Show

In a move that marijuana-legalisation activists would love but investors would hate, Tesla’s billionaire CEO Elon Musk recently sparked controversy after he smoked a doobie during a live podcast. The web-show hosted by comedian Joe Rogan was streamed live for about two-and-a-half-hours on Thursday. The Tesla chief, who recently received flak after accusing a UK […]

SAFF Cup: India Beat Maldives 2-0, to Play Pakistan in Semi-Final

India produced a dominant display to beat Maldives 2-0 and book a semi-final spot in the South Asian Football Federation Cup on Sunday, 9 September. Maiden international goals from Nikhil Poojary (36th minute) and Manvir Singh (45th) helped India defeat Maldives and finish on top of Group B with six points. India play Pakistan in […]

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal accuses Narendra Modi government of violating procedures in Rafale deal

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government violated procedures in the Rafale deal with the external affairs ministry not in the know before it was announced in 2015, alleged senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal, who wants the government to tell the truth to the people, including the price of the fighter jets. File image of Congress leader […]

With 377 Gone, Does India Need More Focus on LGBTQ Studies in Colleges? Prince Manvendra Explains

The Supreme Court on Thursday scrapped a colonial-era ban on gay sex in a landmark judgment that sparked celebrations among LGBTQ activists who welcomed it as a harbinger of a more inclusive India. However, the community also recognises that the judgment was just an initial step, and the fight for gay rights has only just […]

Protesters at Chicago’s World Hindu Congress Attacked by Mob

Three persons, including two protesters, were reportedly arrested in Chicago, United States, after violence broke out at the venue of the World Hindu Congress (WHC) on the night of Friday, 7 September. Six demonstrators, including five women, reportedly held banners, chanting “STOP HINDU FASCISM” during the evening plenary session, following which, the gathering at the […]

Bharat bandh tomorrow: MNS extends support to Opposition call for shutdown over rising fuel prices; no response from Shiv Sena yet

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has decided to support the Opposition call for Bharat bandh on Monday against rising fuel prices. “We will actively participate in tomorrow’s (Monday) bandh. We have appealed to shopkeepers to keep shops and establishments closed. We won’t resort to violence, but we will ask people to support the bandh,” […]

Swara Bhaskar Has an Epic Reply For Troll Who Asked Her Father About ‘Vibrator Scene’ in Veere Di Wedding

Swara Bhaskar is never to be taken lightly. Says who? Says the badass actor herself. On Thursday, when Section 377 was decriminalised by the Supreme Court, Meneka Guruswamy, a prominent advocate in the Section 377 case, was featured on a news channel to talk about the Supreme Court verdict. Retired Commodore and leading expert on […]