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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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As part of an ongoing modernization and reform campaign, HRD Minister Mr. Kapil Sibal announced plans to scrap the second law of thermodynamics. The second law states the principle of entropy, in which a system continually degrades over time due to increasing levels of disorder. “We Indians are sick and tired of our system breaking [...]

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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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The Nobel Prize in Economics for 2012 was awarded to Union Minister from India, Shri Kapil Sibal and Shri P. Chidambaram, for their groundbreaking work on the zero loss theory of allocation of state owned natural resources to private sector entities without recourse to transparent, auction based bidding. The two ministers, through their research and [...]

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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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For decades, scientists have endeavored to resolve the paradox of Pakistani Test cricketer Shahid Afridi, in stubborn and insolent contravention of the laws of physics and biology, refusing to age a day beyond 18 years, 3 months and 21 days ever since his ODI debut on October 2, 1996. Attempts by physicists and mathematicians to [...]

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CNN-IBN’s deputy editor Sagarika Ghose, who is all for monitoring microblogging site Twitter to prevent dissemination of communal hatred, has stunned the nation by sealing all openings in her house, thereby turning it into a bungalow of stuffiness, with not even a pinhole for fresh air to enter. The reason: she found hundreds of chits [...]

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