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A dog and a cow that strayed on to the newly segregated “Auto Lane” on the Rashtriya Vidyalaya Road in the Jayanagar area of Bengaluru have ended up achieving a unique distinction, that of becoming the first users of the lane, according to onlookers. “I come every morning and sit on a bench in the [...]

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The city of Kota in Rajasthan, synonymous with “IIT coaching hub,” has added yet another tuition center to its list, this time a “pre-Interstellar” training institute. The institute, being the first of its kind, will impart, in a crash course, significant and appropriate lessons in various concepts of physics and astronomy that are prerequisites for [...]

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Christopher Balan, an engineering graduate from Bengaluru, has amused recruiters at the Indian Space Research Organisation, by mentioning “Understood Interstellar” as a part of his curriculum vitae, under the “achievements and skills” section. “Hell yes, I have! Why shouldn’t I? Things that people usually list under the skills and achievements section – like winning some [...]

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As the politics of Shiv Sena with respect to the BJP and in particular, the state of mind of Uddhav Thackeray, become progressively difficult to interpret, exasperated BJP leaders, in a last ditch measure, have resorted to the abstruse field of Quantum Mechanics to try and describe what Uddhav Thackeray is trying to do. The [...]

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While Christopher Nolan’s latest offering to mankind, Interstellar has left many all over the world reeling in awe, space agencies NASA and ISRO have taken cue and have begun to seriously inspect the incoherent tweets of Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh. The announcement was made in grand fashion, on Twitter, by India’s Mars Rover. “Hey [...]

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With Kiss of Love protests mushrooming in Delhi, Kolkata and other urban centers, conservative groups have upped the ante by threatening to unleash Emraan Hashmi on amorous gatherings. “Pleas to our brothers and sisters to not indulge in ‘un-Indian’ ways of expressing affection have fallen on deaf ears. So we had no option but to [...]

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In this era of “there’s an app for everything”, a Bengaluru based start-up is offering politicians and businessmen an easy way to convert all their black money that they’ve stacked in real and proxy foreign bank accounts into “bitcoins” to safely hide them under anonymous bitcoin wallets. Currently the service is open only for Indian [...]

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Lays’ chips packets, usually associated with birthday parties and other get-togethers as the ideal party snack, were utilized differently, when a bunch of friends who got together to celebrate a birthday party, hung them up on walls, doors and windows in place of unavailable balloons. “As usual, being a bunch of young Indian teenagers, we [...]

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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 commenced work on developing a mathematical model that will answer the key question of our [...]

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The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, also known as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has fined author and socialite Shobha De for making a mess on a clean road while posing for #CleanIndia initiative. BMC is responsible for the civic infrastructure and administration of the city and some suburbs of Mumbai. Earlier this week, social [...]

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