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9 From the 84 Atheist Blogger Hitlist in Bangladesh are Dead, Ananya Azad is...

"You would be the next. So be careful", is what Bangladeshi blogger Ananya Azad received as a Facebook message, after being listed as an...

Get the Look: Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut is one true blue fashionista. She is as well known for making fashion statements as she is for her acting abilities.Shes been...

5 Reasons Why Equal Streets Needs to End

Its been about 6 months since the launch of the TOI initiative 'Equal Streets' and I am absolutely sick of it. Yes, it started...

5 Ways to Watch Videos in Bed

Who doesn’t love watching movies and videos in bed? The problem with laptops is that they can run too hot and have poor battery...

19 Kids and 1 Big scandal

The Duggars are not your typical American family. James Duggar, patriarch and Michelle Duggar have 19, yes 19 biological children ranging from the ages...

Easy Listening: Summer Of Break-ups

Summer is the season of the pool parties, road trips, and break ups. There are certain songs that find themselves decorated in the break-up...

Rio Ferdinand Announces Retirement From Football

Former England captain and Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand announced his retirement from all football today on May 30, 2015. Ferdinand spent his last season...

App Of The Week: Duolingo

It often so happens that we want to learn something new, like playing a musical instrument, or learning a skill, or even a new...

Review: Flash Season 1

Cast - Grant Gustin as Barry Allen/The Flash, Candice Patton,  Danielle Panabaker, Rick Cosnett, Carlos Valdes, Tom Cavanagh, Jesse L Martin Run time – 43 minutes...

5 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Rid of Period Cramps

Which girl doesn’t know this feeling? And this is for those who think cramps are a myth. Millions of women all over the world get menstrual...

Is Bruce Jenner’s Transgender Reveal a Publicity Stunt?

The Kardashians are always in the news, and this time it’s Bruce Jenner who’s stirring things up with his big announcement. Bruce Jenner states...

This is How All Rickshaws Should Be: Two Amazing Auto Rickshaw Drivers in India

One of the most unique modes of transportation in India is probably the auto rickshaw, fondly referred to as autos. These auto rickshaws are...

8 People Found Guilty of Taking Advantage of World’s Richest Woman, Lilian Bettencourt, L’Oreal...

A French court (Bordeaux) found 8 people guilty of taking advantage of 92-year old Liliane Bettencourt, the world’ richest woman with a net worth...

Players the EPL said Goodbye to this Season

The EPL bid adieu to some fine players this season. A host of great players are not going to be seen next season. We...

5 Homemade Exfoliators that Make Your Skin Glow

Many of us aren’t even aware that exfoliating is a thing. It’s an important step that people tend ignore but it’s one they should...

IIT Madras Punishes Students Study Group For Criticizing Modi Government

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has punished a students study group, The Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle, for its alleged anti-Modi government stance. The group can't use...

5 Reasons Why High Heels Are Not A Girl’s Best Friend

There is one form of punishment that most women love subjecting themselves to, it makes them writhe and moan in pain but yet, never...

Forget Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Kung Fury is Here!

Kung Fury is an over-the-top 80’s action comedy that was crowd funded through Kickstarter. It features Kung Fury, a Kung Fu renegade cop who...

Bhima and Hanuman: A Twist in the Tail?

When Bhima chances upon an ailing monkey blocking his path in the forest, little does he realize that he is meeting his brother Hanuman,...

Freedom Of The Prisoner’s Of Conscience: On World Amnesty International Day

Fifty four years ago on the 28th day of May, British lawyer Peter Benenson published his article - The Forgotten Prisoners on the front...

Clive Llyod’s Letter to Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been dropped from the West Indies side that is going to tour Australia after his average dropped to 16 over six matches....

4 Mindless Managerial Sackings in Football

Winning the holy grail every fan/club official/ player dreams of, having the best winning and goal scoring record in the history of the club,...

6 Things That ONLY The Kardashians Can Pull Off

The Kardashians are the matriarchs of Hollywood lifestyle marketing, they even have a show that documents every important aspect of their glittery family drama!...

Heat Wave Claims Over 1,300 Lives in India

More than 1,300 people are reported dead due to the oppressive and intolerable killing heat waves in India in less than one week. As...

You Don’t Want to Mess With A Sardarji, the Bully Gets a Lesson of...

Bullies always pick on people they know can't hit back. These people are usually silent and they take the beating that is meted out...

Best EPL Games of the Season

Another season of the EPL (English Premier League) has passed us by, and it’s a great one. Each season has its special matches, that...

Manabi Bandopadhyay is India’s First Transgender College Principal

What comes as a surreal progress, right after the Supreme Court declared the transgender community as a different third gender altogether last year, Manabi...

Enough with the Subtitles, Let Us Watch the Show Already!

The past few years have given rise to an odd phenomenon on English TV channels: subtitles everywhere. It started with one channel and now...

Interview: Aswin Rao a.k.a.Batman from Chennai

Summer is horrendous this year. We have different ways to cool off. Some of us plunge into the pool, some of us lock ourselves...

Doctors Speak: Stupidest Patients Of All Time

There is a doctor in all of us! We all have our tried-and-tested fundas to clear a cold, relieve a headache, cure a fever...

From Bad to Worse: Boys Aged 9 and 10 Kill A 23-Year Old Man...

In the Govindpuri area of Delhi, two young children aged nine and ten murdered a man of twenty three by slitting his throat with...

VJ-ing Is A Lost Profession. Where Are Our Favourite Vjs From MTV and Channel...

The rise of the pop music industry led to the emergence of 24 hour music channels that rocked the 90’s. Yes, I am referring...

The Case Of Dutee Chand – The Athlete With Hyperandrogenism

In a situation faced by many young, talented sportspeople in a country where no sport is regarded over the game of English cricket, Dutee...

Café Coffee Day Deals Are Not What They Seem

Cafe Coffee Day remains a favourite for most people since it’s the most budget friendly cafe around. It’s still managed to hold its own...

7 Different Kinds Of People You Meet In The Gym

We live in times when people are overtly self-conscious, and are constantly working towards their ‘fitness goals’. The gym is a place where everybody...

Kumar Sangakkara, Keiron Pollard, Rohit Sharma and More, Full List of CEAT Award Winners

Kapil Dev was conferred with CEAT International Lifetime Achievement Award on May 25, 2015 while Kumar Sangakkara won the International Cricketer of the Year,...

8 Things Sociology Students Are Sick Of Hearing

As sociology students, be it at the undergraduate level, postgraduate or even while writing a thesis, we are taught that societies change. There are...

10 Under-rated Beauty Products

Some products get overhyped in no time, while some unlucky ones are worth the hype, but get no credit. Here’s a list of the top...

Anorexia Nervosa – A Grave Reality

Growing up, all I ever wanted to be was a pretty model. Tall and beautiful, with radiant skin and shiny hair, but most importantly...

The American Who Made Tamil Films in Chennai in the 1930s!

In Chennai, there is a street called Ellis road. I would often go there to buy film rolls and other camera accessories. The entire...

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Andaz Apna Apna turns 21 today! It means it can now drink beer and wine in bars, officially. We all want to sit around...

I Was Date Raped at Age 17

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