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A fresh crisis of grave proportions has engulfed IPL with the Association of IPL Commentators refusing to drop references to DLF, especially the beloved phrase ‘DLF maximum’, during commentary in next year’s edition despite DLF pulling out as title sponsors of the cash rich tournament. Association president Ravi Shastri contends that he and his fellow [...]

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The epic struggle over intellectual property rights in the manufacture of smart phones took a dramatic turn with Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu entering the fray by seeking over $1 billion in damages from electronic giants Apple and Samsung for design patent infringement. The Bengali bombshell contends that her well rounded, curvaceous figure was the inspiration [...]

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In a bizarre move that might startle many urban Indians, ICICI Prudential, the Mutual Fund division of ICICI, has signed a contract with the world’s top rapper Eminem to croon the mandatory “Mutual Fund investments are subject to market risk” disclaimer line for their ads. To elucidate, as many are already aware, every Mutual Fund [...]

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Walmart, which has been lobbying hard to raise the FDI cap in multi-brand retail, will now be allowed 100% investment in the sensitive sector after it came to light that the founders of Walmart have Indian ancestry. Mike Duke, the CEO of Wal-Mart has claimed in a latest press release that Sam Walton the “dude” who [...]

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The UPA2 government today delivered spectacularly on the economic front by achieving a phenomenal GDP growth rate of 30%. It did so by the simple expedient of incorporating the value of unpaid domestic labour of the nation’s 60 crore women into the computation of India’s GDP. A chuffed up Prime Minister addressed the nation early this [...]

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The world’s most popular cartoon television channel, Cartoon Network, has announced its decision to go off Indian television, following the arrest of Indian cartoonist and IAC activist, Aseem Trivedi on grounds of sedition. Justifying the decision on business grounds, Ted Turner, founder of the Turner Broadcasting System which runs Cartoon Network, explained, “Well, first of all, [...]

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Days after winning the lawsuit against Samsung over patent infringement issues, consumer electronics giant Apple Inc. has now filed a fresh lawsuit against American apple growers for “growing a spherical fruit resembling the company’s logo, and marketing it under the company’s trademarked name ‘Apple’”. “American farmers have wilfully copied the design of Apple’s logo in [...]

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Colgate-Palmolive, one of world’s leading FMCG companies, has roped in Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan as the brand ambassador for its flagship product, Colgate toothpaste. The Prime Minister will feature in a series of advertisements showcasing the efficacy of the toothpaste in keeping out germs and dirt. Dr. Singh, renowned for maintaining a squeaky clean image [...]

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India’s quest for a gold medal finally ended in triumph after Ramesh Rangarajan, a Bengaluru based software engineer working for Infosys, set a world record of 9.62 seconds to take the top spot in the Google Doodle Hurdles, an Olympic discipline created exclusively for nerds and geeks in partnership with Google. Another Indian, Srinivas Cheruvulu, from TCS [...]

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It is official – the world’s biggest social networking site, Facebook.com will soon be called Fakebook.com. After disclosing that 83 million accounts, roughly 9% of Facebook’s base of 955 million active users are fake, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has fired another salvo, revealing that nearly 420 million people among the remaining 872 million genuine users are, [...]

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