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The arrest of two young girls for posting innocuous comments on Facebook – Shahien Dhada, 21, was detained by Mumbai cops for posting “People like Thackeray are born and die daily and one should not observe a bandh for that”  on her Facebook page while her friend was arrested for ‘liking’ the comment – has shocked not [...]

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With Chinese exports continuing to falter in the face of weakening global demand – the American economic recovery remains sluggish and could even fall off the approaching fiscal cliff while the eurozone has spiraled into recession yet again – Beijing has embarked on a radical, economic transformation to sustain double digit growth: China will now consume most [...]

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Pakistan has taken a dim view of the David Petraeus scandal and bluntly warned its powerful ally to stop screwing around. The Pakistan Senate is shocked by revelations that CIA Director, General David Petraeus, revered for his role in conducting the war in Afghanistan, had a clandestine affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell, while General [...]

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In a stunning development, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has declared that China shall transform into a democracy with immediate effect and choose her next President through universal suffrage, sending shock waves across the world. In a press statement, the Premier thundered, “We are sick of the old boring system, where some guy with an arbit [...]

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While news television channels all over the world had a field day, thanks to an absolutely air-tight race between US presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, The UnReal Times was blessed with none other than cricket commentating legend Ravi Shastri, who offered to report the US election fever exclusively for us in our studio, [...]

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Alarmed by news of reports of 26/11 terror convict, Ajmal Kasab, suffering from Dengue like symptoms, Islamabad has offered full assistance and co-operation to Indian authorities in containing the spread of vector-borne disease. Explaining the strategic rationale behind Pakistan’s seemingly paradoxical move, General Kayani said that they now consider the Dengue virus to pose a bigger [...]

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The arrest of an Indian businessman in Tamil Nadu for an innocuous tweet stating that Karthi Chidambaram had amassed more wealth than Robert Vadra has drawn rare words of praise from none other than Beijing, which regards itself as the world #1 when it comes to internet censorship. In fact, Chinese authorities are so impressed [...]

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Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has confirmed the reports that he is all ready to debut in a movie titled “My name is Imran Khan” after he was taken off a US bound flight at Toronto airport and questioned about his views on drones and jihad. The movie will be bankrolled by Khan’s Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf party. The [...]

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Mr. Rajat Gupta’s 2 year jail sentencing may have brought closure to the former Goldman Sachs director’s legal travails, but the news of the verdict has triggered panic among the denizens of New York’s Otisville prison, where Rajat is likely to be incarcerated. There was deep unease to begin with as rumors of a management [...]

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Pakistan Science & Technology Minister Tuglaq Bhat today stunned the world by placing a bounty of $500,000 on American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin, the first men to walk on the moon. Mr. Tuglaq Bhat claimed that landing on the moon and walking on it was a disgusting conspiracy by the U.S. and the [...]

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