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S Chakraborty


A hard-core traveller and foodie.

Video: News anchors read out anti-‘fake news’ pledge in unison; viral clip sparks debate
Tue, Apr 03, 2018

News anchors from Sinclair Broadcast Group in the US recently read out the same anti-'fake news' script in what is being called a move in Donald Trump's war against the media. A clip of the anchors reading out the same script has gone viral.

Engagement piercings are the latest in Instagram trends
Sun, Mar 18, 2018

Couples are ditching the traditional rings for dermal piercings, as the latest style of declaring their permanent love to the world, and each other. It's painful, but then so is love.

Video: What if you had a MEMES EXAM? AIB shows you what to do
Sun, Mar 18, 2018

How well do you know your meme theory? If you had to give a meme exam tomorrow, then would you ace it or fake it? Using a graph paper, can you calculate the slope of Priya Prakash Varrier's left eyebrow?

Video: You will SO relate to this comedian talking about Indian superstitions
Sun, Mar 18, 2018

Stand-up comedian Raunaq Rajani, in his latest gig, talks about all those times when we are forced to do things just because that's how it is. Also, how to make this work in your favour... especially if your name is Prasad.

Who is Hubert de Givenchy?
Mon, Mar 12, 2018

Hubert de Givenchy, iconic French fashion designer and founder of the House of Givenchy, died on March 10, leaving a gaping hole in the fabric of international couture and fashion. He was part of the elite cadre of Paris-based designers, including Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent, who redefined fashion after World War II.

Iconic French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy dies; he was 91
Mon, Mar 12, 2018

Iconic fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, known for styling greats such as Audrey Hepburn and credited for creating the most famous 'little black dress', died in his sleep on Saturday, according to reports quoting his partner Philippe Venet.

Deepika Padukone works this sculpted gown like the powerful diva she is
Mon, Mar 12, 2018

At the recently held Hello Awards ceremony, Deepika Padukone owned the red carpet in this stunning sculpted gown by Falguni and Shane Peacock. With a plunging neckline and a voluminous sleeve, the Padmaavat actor was a sight to behold.

International Women’s Day 2018: Google doodle celebrates 12 incredible stories
Thu, Mar 08, 2018

International Women's Day 2018 Google doodle not only gives the stories of 12 female artists from various backgrounds, but also invites you to share your story with the hashtag #HerStoryOurStory.

‘West Side Story’ actress Rita Moreno re-wore her 1962 Oscars dress for 2018
Mon, Mar 05, 2018

Rita Moreno's decision to re-wear the dress she wore to the 1962 Oscars, when she won an award for Best Supporting Actress has endeared her to many. Ever since the news broke, social media has been flooded with excited fans sharing old and recent photos of the actress.

Oscars 2018 Red Carpet: Who wore what?
Fri, Apr 06, 2018

Oscars 2018 red carpet live updates and coverage, showcasing which celebrity is wearing what and whom? Will MeToo, Time’s Up and now Gun Control find sartorial representation at the 90th Academy Awards night?

Oscars 2018 red carpet fashion: What goes into choosing the right dress
Sun, Mar 04, 2018

The build-up to those precious moments on the Oscars red carpet often starts months in advance, and could even entail shortlisting as many as 60 dresses for an A-list star who will be going up on the stage.

Sridevi’s death: #LetHerRestInPeace trends on Twitter as Tweeple urge for speculation to end
Tue, Feb 27, 2018

Sridevi passed away late on Saturday (February 24) in Dubai while she was with her husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi. However, such has been the extreme nature of "decoding Sridevi's death mystery" that online crusaders had to counter-balance the waves of insensitive speculation with the hashtag #LetHerRestInPeace.

Avocado proposals are now a thing among millennials: I avocaDO!
Sun, Feb 25, 2018

#AvocadoProposal seems to have become the latest proposal rage among the ever-new-idea-hunting millennials. While the first known instance of this creative proposal dates back to 2016, it seems to have suddenly picked up pace around Valentine's Day this year.

Video: Daily Show host Trevor Noah roasts Justin Trudeau over Indian outfits
Sun, Feb 25, 2018

The Daily Show host Trevor Noah started a section of his show with a tweet from J&K Opposition leader Omar Abdullah's tweet on the Trudeau family wardrobe, commenting how Trudeau looked like he was auditioning for 'Jai Ho'.

When PMO’s tweet typo got Twitterati going all-out ‘grammar school’ on PM Narendra Modi
Thu, Feb 08, 2018

A tweet from the PMO handle sharing a video of PM Narendra Modi's speech at Rajya Sabha quoted a line from his speech, where he'd said, "Let us work together in providing the poor quality and affordable healthcare." The badly phrased tweet has amused many.

Now Javed Akhtar speaks up on loudspeakers in mosques, supporting Sonu Nigam; sparks online debate
Thu, Feb 08, 2018

Bollywood lyricist and poet Javed Akhtar tweeted that he supports anyone who opposes loudspeakers in mosques or any any place of worship in residential areas. Quite unsuprisingly, the tweet ruffled quite a few feathers, with people responding with words of support as well as dissent.

Video: Gun-toting wife in Lucknow rescues husband from unknown assailants
Tue, Feb 06, 2018

Video of a woman brandishing a gun to scare off a bunch of men who were attacking her husband in front of their house in Lucknow has emerged on social media. The woman is being hailed by Netizens for showing bravery and quick thinking. Though the reason for the attack is yet unknown.

Budget 2018: The funniest Twitter reactions to Arun Jaitley’s budget 2018
Thu, Feb 01, 2018

Budget 2018: At the conclusion of FM Arun Jaitley's last full Union Budget from the NDA government ahead of the 2019 elections, there's a huge outcry on social media on overlooking the middle and salaried classes. And our 'ever-ebulient', constantly sarcy Twitterati soon took refuge in humour and sarcasm to keep spirits high.