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Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins "I Am the Night" trailer

Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins has reunited with actor Chris Pine on TNT’s new LA noir TV series I Am the Night. The first trailer, which was dropped on Monday, reveals her tale as Pine’s Jay Singletary, a former marine-turned-tabloid reporter, helps her uncover the secrets from her past. But their investigation leads them to an infamous gynecologist who was supposedly involved in the ‘Black Dahlia’ murder in 1947. As […]

"GST Has Become A Bad Word Among People": P Chidambaram Slams Centre

Former Finance minister P Chidambaram today attacked the government on the first anniversary of the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), claiming it had raised the tax burden on the common man and had become a “bad word” among people. “The design, structure, infrastructure backbone, rate or rates and implementation of the GST (Goods and Services Tax) were so flawed that GST has become a bad word among […]

 
 
 

Indian jewellers set Guinness World Record with 6,690 diamonds beautifully placed in a ring! Watch

Indians love to don beautifully designed pieces of jewels. Two Indian jewellers have set the Guinness World Record with creating a glittering 18 karat rose gold lotus shaped ring containing as many as 6,690 diamonds. Yes, before your eyes begin to pop out, do take a look at the ring video below. According to Guinnessworldrecords.com, Surat-based jewellers Vishal Agarwal and Khushbu Agarwal have designed this intricate structure using 48 individual […]

 
 
 

Irrfan Khan, Dulquer Salmaan's Karwaan trailer

Bollywood’s one of the most talented finds, Irrfan Khan’s upcoming venture ‘Karwaan’ trailer has been unveiled and it looks like a joy ride. The film marks the Bollywood debut of south sensation Dulquer Salmaan and Mithila Palkar. The film is directed by Akarsh Khurana. It has been produced by Ronnie Screwvala and Priti Rathi Gupta. It is set to hit the screens on August 3, 2018. Watch the trailer: Please […]

Allowing women to drive could help Saudi Arabia gain $90 billion

It was a proud and historic moment for women in Saudi Arabia last Sunday when they were officially – and legally – allowed to drive vehicles in the country. It is reported that hundreds – if not more – came out to take their cars out for a spin in the capital city of Riyadh and had big smiles on their faces throughout. And it is reported that the economy […]

What is IGTV: Everything you need to know about Instagram’s latest video platform

Instagram has come a long way since its early days. Initially started as a social network where people share personal moments in the form of pictures with their friends, Instagram eventually expanded into video, instant messages, and stories – which was nothing but a blatant rip-off of Snapchat’s popular disappearing stories feature. Over the last couple of years, Instagram has catered to a lot of content creators and celebrities to […]

 
 
 

Netflix’s Apocalyptic Action Film ‘How It Ends’ Trailer

Following the runaway success of Bright, Netflix flexes its sci-fi blockbuster muscle once again with How It Ends. How It Ends seems to be a pretty cookie-cutter apocalypse story: a mysterious event, chaos ensues, people break into murderous factions. But it does have the benefit of Forest Whitaker with a gun. It’s always great to see the Oscar winner shed his prestigious image and play the gun-toting badass, especially when […]

Nearly 400 people used California assisted death law in 2017

California health officials reported Friday that 374 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in 2017, the first full year after a law made the option legal. The California Department of Public Health said 577 people received aid-in-dying drugs last year, but not everyone used them. The law allows adults to obtain a prescription for life-ending drugs if a doctor has determined they have six months or less […]

Power ministry may make 24 degrees celsius as default setting for air conditioners

Power minister RK Singh said on Friday that the government will consider making 24 degrees celsius as mandatory default setting for air conditioners within a few months. At a meeting with the minister, AC makers were also advised to have labelling indicating the optimum temperature setting for the benefits of consumers both from financial and their health points of view, the power ministry said in a statement. The temperatures settings […]

Discarded tents, equipment, human faeces turn Mount Everest into world’s highest rubbish dump

Decades of commercial mountaineering have turned Mount Everest into the world’s highest rubbish dump as an increasing number of big-spending climbers pay little attention to the ugly footprint they leave behind. Fluorescent tents, discarded climbing equipment, empty gas canisters and even human excrement litter the well-trodden route to the summit of the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) peak. “It is disgusting, an eyesore,” Pemba Dorje Sherpa, who has summited Everest 18 times, told […]