Monthly Archives: June 2020

‘Inflated’ Electricity Bills in Maharashtra Spark a Meme Fest after Taapsee Pannu’s Tweet Goes Viral

Electricity bills in Maharashtra have shocked everyone as people allege that they have been charged exorbitantly for the month of June. Actress Taapsee Pannu also said that she has received bill of Rs 36,000, while she had received bill of Rs 3-4,000 for the first two months of lockdown. Other …

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From Christopher Nolan to Tarantino, Twitter Sparks Imagination of Cats as Directors

(Image credit: Twitter/ @westsidestwry ) In the hilarious Twitter thread, the Christopher Nolan-esque cat looks determinedly straight ahead with only a minor change – it is walking on the roof and very conveniently defying gravity like Interstellar. Last Updated: June 30, 2020, 9:23 PM IST Twitter is an …

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Belgium’s King sends ‘regrets’ to Congo for Leopold II atrocities — but doesn’t apologize

On the 60th anniversary of the DRC’s independence, King Philippe of Belgium wrote a letter to President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo in which he admitted that “to further strengthen our ties and develop an even more fruitful friendship, we must be able to talk about our long common history in …

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Thank You, Say Netizens as PM Modi Hails Contribution of Tax Payers in Lockdown Crisis

Reacting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mention of taxpayers in his speech on Tuesday, people took to social media to thank him for acknowledging their contribution. Modi on Tuesday thanked the tax payers saying that they have fulfilled their obligation by paying the taxes. “You have faithfully filled taxes, fulfilled …

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NASA Creates Simulator To Experience Sunset From Different Planets

Jun 30, 2020 10:30 PM IST Buzz Buzz This time, the space agency has come up with some simulations showing how the sunset would look on other planets of the solar system. These were created by Geronimo Villanueva, a planetary scientist from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in …

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Hugh Jackman reminisces upon the emotional farewell he bid to Wolverine

Hugh Jackman reminisces upon the emotional farewell he bid to Wolverine Hugh Jackman’s portrayal of Wolverine, from the X-Men, has become an iconic part of the Marvel experience and when it came time for the actor to bid farewell with the character, he admits that he felt it would be …

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PM Modi Cites Example of Bulgarian PM Fined Rs 13,000 for Not Wearing Mask, Says ‘No One above Law’

PM Modi addressed the nation on Tuesday | Image credit: File Photo ‘We are witnessing a certain carelessness in individual and social behavior ever since the beginning of the Unlock 1 phase,” PM Modi said on Tuesday while addressing the nation. News18.com Last Updated: June 30, 2020, 9:48 PM …

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China passes sweeping Hong Kong national security law

Beijing’s top lawmaking body, the National People’s Congress (NPC), passed the law unanimously on Tuesday morning local time, bypassing Hong Kong’s legislature, Chinese state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The passing of the legislation has been clouded in secrecy and details of the law itself remain scant. According to Xinhua, the …

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Ashiesh Roy to Solanki Diwakar: How Pandemic Forced Actors in Blockbusters to Penury

Ayushmann Khurrana, Solanki Diwakar and Anuu Kapoor in a still from Dream Girl. Solanki Diwakar, who started selling fruits to meet the needs of his family. Diwakar has shared screen with Ayushmann Khurrana and Anuu Kapoor in the film ‘Dream Girl’. Trending Desk Last Updated: June 30, 2020, 9:51 …

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