June 17, 2019 | 9:38 AM IST
TikTok

24-yr-old records suicide act on TikTok on getting…

In yet another bizarre TikTok addiction incident, a 24-year-old committed suicide after she was scolded for spending too much time on the app. The incident…

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Elf-like creature captured in security camera does…

A video of a gnome-like creature walking and dancing in a street at midnight is doing rounds on social media. The video was shared by Vivian Gomez on…

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Traditional coconut pluckers get innovative bikes…

Coconut pluckers or padekars have passed on the traditional skill of the harvesting of tender, ripe coconuts from trees using rope harness or Khaddum…

JCB Ki Khudayi

Why on Earth 'JCB Ki Khudayi' is trending on Twitter?

Have you ever seen an excavator which we usually call JCB digging dirt on the roads? Then you must have also seen a crowd of some Indians standing around…

dronebrella

Chairman Mahindra Group tweets dronebrella for ensuing…

A recent tweet by chairman Mahindra Group on a hands-free or flying umbrella has become a rage on the Twitter. Known as dronebrella, it is an autonomous…

facebook

FB removes 2.2 billion fake accounts from Jan-March

Social media giant Facebook (FB) on Thursday announced that it recently disabled billions of fake accounts in the first three months of 2019. The report…

106 languages

Chennai boy reads, writes 106 languages

An eight-year-old Chennai boy can read and write as many as 106 languages. Niall Thoguluva learnt the languages with the help of internet – especially…

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Amazon pulls down products hurting religious sentiment…

Amazon, the e-commerce platform, took down its products after it suffered backlash on Twitter for allegedly selling toilet seats, foot and doormats, rugs,…

rahul fake

Oxford denies inclusion of ‘Modilie’ in its dictionaries;…

After Congress President Rahul Gandhi tweeted a screenshot of what seems to be an online dictionary regarding the insertion of the new term ‘Modilie’…

havard

Havard Lampoon apologises for Anne Frank’s bikini-clad…

The Harvard Lampoon has apologised for publishing an ‘insensitive’ morphed picture of Anne Frank the German-born Jewish diarist over a bikini-clad body.…

pakistan media

Pak now keeps tabs on social media posts of its people

Pakistan government and its spy agency ISI are secretly watching its own netizens to see what they are up to. Reports claim that in the past 18 months,…

facebook

FB fights Chris Huges’ plea to break company to curb…

Facebook has fought back co-founder Chris Hughes appeal to break up the company into three. It owns Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram. Hughes has said,…