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@PMOIndia to live-tweet scores during Mumbai Indians’ matches

The @PMOIndia Twitter handle, which recently live-tweeted a speech by Nita Ambani, has announced that…

COMIC: Sonia Gandhi announces Congress’ new non-Gandhi President

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram hinted that the Grand Old Party of India may have…

Dhoni decides to play Sri Lanka ODI series and opts out of IPL instead, BCCI shocked

Reversing his earlier decision to ‘opt out’of the first thee ODIs against Sri Lanka, MS…

In Tweets: Indian celebrities welcome Queen Elizabeth II on Twitter

Queen Elizabeth II brought the online world to a standstill yesterday, when she sent out…

War on ISIS takes a decisive turn after NATO airdrops Happy New Year DVDs in ISIS held areas

The war on ISIS took a dramatic turn early on Friday morning, when NATO jets…

Tamil Nadu government announces Re 1 boat schemes, Chennaites thrilled

Much to the delight of Chennaites, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Pannerselvam announced on Friday…

TRANSCRIPT: Chat between Devendra Fadnavis and Nitin Gadkari ahead of govt formation in Maharashtra

All eyes in Maharashtra are on BJP leaders Devendra Fadnavis and Nitin Gadkari, with the…

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After Dravid, Sehwag sends email to Kevin Pietersen on how to play spin

Kevin Pietersen’s recently released autobiography, KP: The Autobiography, among other things, also contains an email that Rahul Dravid had sent to KP on how to play spin. This inspired Viru to shoot off his own email to Pietersen on how he toys with spinners. Our cricket correspondent, Geoffrey Howzatt, managed to get hold this correspondence…

Uday Chopra hires Ravi Shastri to revive acting career, after turn-around of Team India’s fortunes

Former Bollywood actor (editor: ROFL) Uday Chopra has hired Team India director Ravi Shastri to revive his fallen acting career. The move was spurred by Team India’s resurgence under the guidance of Shastri, as the boys regrouped after the humiliating drubbing in the Test series to clinch the ongoing ODI series against England. “Man, I…

Sivakasi’s Standard Fireworks to avoid West Bengal this Diwali fearing competition

For the first time ever, Sivakasi’s famous Standard Fireworks has announced that they will not be setting up firecracker stalls in the state of West Bengal this year, the reason being tight competition which could lead to huge losses for the company. “It is very unfortunate, but we regret to inform that we will not…

TRANSCRIPT: Rajdeep Sardesai interviews Ved Pratap Vaidik

It is a brand new day at the Sardesai household. Vaidik is seen telling Rajdeep, “Yeh bahut acche dost hain mere,” (This is my very good friend) while patting a loudly barking Nemo. A few feet away, Sagarika shuts the Bible with a satisfied sigh, and picks up the Holy Quran. There’s also the Bhagawad…

IMD to use Ashutosh’s typos in naming future natural disasters

The Indian Meteorological Department has announced that it will now use Ashutosh’s typos to decide on names for cyclones or hurricanes. According to the current naming procedures, countries constituting a particular region (the North Indian Ocean in the case of India) each come up with a list of names that are sorted alphabetically and allotted…

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Stephen Hawking takes on the biggest challenge of his illustrious career: Is there a Modi wave?

Stephen Hawking, the former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, world-renowned theoretical physicist and author of A Brief History of Time, has taken on the defining challenge of his career. Mr. Hawking today announced that he has…

Modi wave or tsunami? Rahul Gandhi to do a holistic aerial survey of Congress party to assess damage

Facing the heat after yet another series of electoral routs and keen to be seen…

Congress plans to de-list from Parliament, State Assemblies following electoral reverses

Following the string of drubbings at the electoral hustings – Rajasthan, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh,…

Shiv Sena becomes secular, explores tie up with Congress, NCP to keep communal forces at bay

The Shiv Sena, hitherto the poster boy of ultra-chauvinistic, extreme right wing politics, may now…

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Facebook Wall: Reactions to govt’s statement that it can’t disclose names of black money holders

Earlier today, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told the Supreme Court that it may not be…

LEAKED: Shashi Tharoor’s Twitter Direct Messages (DMs) after being sacked as Cong spokesperson

It certainly wasn’t the best of days for senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, after the…

Facebook Wall: Reactions to India’s victory over West Indies in 2nd Ind vs WI ODI

After getting whupped in the first ODI, Team India returned to form in style, with…

Facebook Wall: Politicians, pundits deconstruct Maharashtra, Haryana elections verdict

While Haryana has selected a clear winner, Maharashtra has thrown up a scenario in which, to paraphrase the legendary Ravi Shastri, all 16 post poll alliances are possible at this stage of the game. Without much further ado, pundits, pollsters, apparatchiks,…

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