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John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum’ trailer

Keanu Reeves’s deadly hitman is back in the third installment of Chad Stahelski’s John Wick franchise. The trailer of Parabellum was released on Thursday. The new film picks up from where John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) left off. The trailer also introduces Halle Berry’s assassin Sophia, who plays a crucial role in helping Wick escape. The cast includes Mark Dacascos, Laurence Fishburne, Anjelica Huston and Robin Lord Taylor. John Wick: […]

First Indian-origin White House deputy spokesman Raj Shah quits Trump administration

Raj Shah, the first Indian-American to hold a top White House Press Office post, has quit to join an arm of a prominent communications and lobbying firm, becoming the latest of several senior officials to leave the Trump administration in recent months. Shah, 34, White House deputy spokesman and a former researcher at the Republican National Committee, was in the administration since president Trump took office in January 2017.”I’m excited […]

Here's why words too have an emotional meaning

Many objects and people have an emotional meaning. From the last pair of woolen socks knitted by your grandmother to your child’s last toy, everything has an emotional attachment. Now, according to a new study, it turns out that the same applies to words as well. Turns out, people associate neutral signs, words and faces with their emotions within a few hours, weeks or months. The findings of the study […]

Revealed! Why world's richest person Jeff Bezos is seeking divorce from his wife

The news of world’s richest person and Amazon.com Inc founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos seeking divorce from his wife MacKenzie Bezos after 25 years of marriage, has shocked one and all. Though market experts believe that the divorce may not have any material impact on the company and its shares, the reason behind the split has made everyone curious – given that Bezos had on several occassions contributed his […]

Ending country quota for Green Cards will lead to Indian, Chinese domination on path to US citizenship: Report

Removing country limits for Green Cards will drastically reduce waiting time for those in queue, mostly from India and China, and protect them from exploitative employers, but will also lead to people of these two countries dominating this route to US citizenship, according to a new report. “Indian (and to a lesser extent Chinese and Filipino) nationals wait in much longer queues of pending employment-based petitions” for Green Card than […]

North Korea may seek a 'new path': Kim Jong Un warns US

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Tuesday that his resolve for complete denuclearisation remains unchanged but he may have to seek a “new path” if the United States continues to demand unilateral action from North Korea. In his New Year address, Kim said there would be faster progress on denuclearisation if the United States takes the corresponding action. He added that he is willing to meet U.S. President […]

This floating pipe is trying to clean up all the plastic in the ocean

A 2,000 foot-long floating pipe nicknamed Wilson is about to start its mission to collect all the plastic in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Last month, the Ocean Cleanup foundation launched the world’s first ocean cleanup system out of San Francisco to take on the notorious “Great Pacific Garbage Patch,” a giant floating trash pile between San Francisco and Hawaii that is twice the size of Texas. It’s the […]

 
 
 

Brie Larson's powerful act--"Captain Marvel" trailer out

The much-awaited and highly anticipated trailer of Hollywood flick ‘Captain Marvel’ is out. The film is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The film is written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, with Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Jac Schaeffer also contributing to the screenplay. Brie Larson plays Danvers, alongside Samuel L Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Annette […]

 
 
 

Ariana Grande's 'thank u, next' music video breaks YouTube record for most views in 24 hrs

The music video of Ariana Grande’s newest single ‘thank u, next’, which pays ode to some of the most iconic romantic comedies from the early 2000s like Mean Girls, Legally Blonde and 13 Going on 30 has broken the record for most views across YouTube in 24 hours. With 70 million views and counting, it was the most-viewed video used YouTube’s Premiere scheduling feature, reports Variety. The episodes are being […]

Book Review: 'Around the World in 80 Trees' by Jonathan Drori

Book: Around the World in 80 TreesAuthor: Jonathan DroriPublisher: Laurence King PublishingPages: 240 Price: Rs 1,600 Parents can go to the wildest lengths to involve their children in their interests, hoping it’ll tickle them enough to take it up as adults. Like Jonathan Drori’s dad taught him about tree species by making him taste them. That meant licking the latex off an opium poppy, or chewing the leaves of Dieffenbachia […]