Day: December 1, 2018

Thank U, Next: New Ariana Grande Music Video Gets 32 Million Views in Less Than 12 Hours

Ariana Grande video pays tribute to “Legally Blonde” and “Mean Girls,” among other classic movies from the 2000s. Grande (Image: Reuters) Ariana Grande first performed Thank U, Next on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, accompanied by a dance routine that referenced the iconic movie The First Wives Club. The song quickly soared to the top of […]

Pics: Kareena, Anil Kapoor, Katrina Kaif at DeepVeer’s B-Town Bash

Ranveer Singh and Deepika’s reception in Mumbai was a star-studded affair. After three receptions between Bangalore and Mumbai since their wedding, Ranveer and Deepika finally threw a party for all their celebrity friends in town. The who’s -who of Mumbai turned up to wish the newly married Bollywood power couple. While Deepika wore a Zuhair […]

Anthropologist Madhumala Chattopadhyay recounts being first woman to establish contact with Sentinelese, Jarawa tribes

In the Onge tribe indigenous to the Andaman and Nicobar islands, when a boy turns 16, he is sent off alone to hunt in the jungle. He has to kill enough wild boars so that the length of their severed heads arranged in a line matches his height. The community then washes the boy with boar […]

These Charity Vending Machines Will Dish Out Goats to Poor People Around the World

Buy a goat to donate to a poor family. ..from a vending machine? It’s now possible in New York, London and Manila, thanks to an action spearheaded by the Mormon Church and charitable organizations like UNICEF. The idea is simple: instead of snacks, the vending machines sell brightly colored boxes with prices ranging from two […]

Deepika-Ranveer’s Post-Wedding B-Town Bash: Kapil Dev Is Here!

(3) NEW UPDATES 4:24 PM, 01 Dec Guests Are Starting To Arrive For the Star-Studded Bash 4:10 PM, 01 Dec Ranveer and Deepika Pose for Shutterbugs Watch Ranveer and Deepika Charm the Media Watch Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone let their hair down and pose WITH the media after posing for them. 3:51 PM, 01 […]

Outgoing CEC OP Rawat says there is no integral problem with EVMs, raises concerns about fake news

Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat demits office on Saturday after a rather hectic term in office. Rawat said his “only regret” as head of the poll panel is that the Election Commission was unable to recommend to the Law Ministry a fresh “legal framework” in tune with the changing times vis-a-vis the use of money […]

PM Modi Greeted with Racist Apu Meme on Arrival at G20 Summit in Argentina

Cronica TV, an Argentine news channel displayed an image of The Simpsons character Apu even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Buenos Aires. A still of the character Apu from The Simpsons The G20 summit currently taking place has already seen plenty of drama due to stand-out moments like a bizarre high-five between Russian […]

Iran Launches Domestically Made Destroyer: Report

Iran on Saturday, 1 December, launched a domestically built destroyer in the Persian Gulf capable of traveling some five months without refuelling, state TV reported. The 1,300-ton vessel, named Sahand after a mountain in northern Iran, took six years to build, according to the report. TV showed a ceremony marking the inauguration with a three-gun […]

Bhopal gas tragedy: Wrong medication killed more people, reveal PMO files; 20-25 dying per month even after 34 years

Editor’s Note: More than 700 documents accessed from former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s office reveal how horrible relief and rehabilitation measures by the authorities, and a company determined to hide the truth led to more deaths in the aftermath of the Bhopal gas tragedy. This three-part series uncovers how a dysfunctional administration at the state and […]

First Lady: Michelle Obama Memoir Sells Two Million Copies in Two Weeks

It’s the talk of the town, the publishing phenomenon of the fall and now Michelle Obama’s memoir has sold more than two million copies in North America in two weeks. Penguin Random House announced the sales figures in Canada and the United States for the first 15 days after Becoming was released on November 13. […]