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Dec 11, 2014

Dev Patel-Frieda Pinto split: The Slumdog Millionaire couple calls it quits after six years

Freida Pinto and Dev Patel are parting ways, if reports are to be believed. The two have been together for six years and have made their Hollywood debut with Danny Boyle's film, Slumdog Millionaire. #Dev Patel #Freida Pinto #NewsTracker #Siddharth Mallya #Slumdog Millionaire

Dec 11, 2014

India’s year on Twitter: PM Modi gets highest RTs, Big B has most followers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi leads the list of retweets with his election winning post on Twitter being shared by over 70,515 people on the microblogging site. #Amitabh Bachchan #India #Narendra Modi #Twitter #Twitter 2014

Dec 11, 2014

Enter the doppelganger: Meet Afghan Bruce Lee, kicking his way to internet fame

He rejects the name Bruce Hazara given to him by friends in recognition of his ethnic heritage, saying he prefers to be known as the Afghan Bruce Lee in a country riven by tribal divides. #Abbas Alizada #Afghanistan #Bruce Hazara #Bruce Lee #didyouknow #Internet Phenomenon

Dec 11, 2014

Watch: BJP MLA zooms in on Priyanka Gandhi’s snap during Karnataka Assembly

In a huge embarrassment to the BJP, a party MLA was caught surfing photographs on his cellphone during a serious debate in Karnataka assembly on sugarcane pricing on Wednesday, while another was seen playing Candy Crush on his phone. #BJP #Candy Crush #Karnataka #Prabhu Chawan #Priyanka Gandhi #UB Banakar

Dec 11, 2014

Pot calling kettle black? North Korea, Iran take potshots at CIA torture report

In a recent series of hypocritical tweets, Iran is the latest nation to come out and condemn the US for their recently released CIA torture report. #Ayatollah Khameinei #China #CIA #Human Rights #Iran #NewsTracker #North Korea #Torture #Torture report #Twitter #UN #US

Dec 11, 2014

This map shows you where Uber has been banned across the world

Just days after raising capital implying a $40 billion-plus valuation, tax-sharing app Uber's operations have been banned in various nations. Wh #ban #Delhi rape #taxi application #Uber

Dec 11, 2014

Photos: India’s Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai’s Nobel moment

Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India, right, wave to people from a balcony of their hotel before attending the Nobel Banquet in Oslo, Norwa. AP #2014 #Kailash Satyarthi #Malala Yousafzai #NewsTracker #Nobel Peace Prize #Norway #Oslo

Dec 11, 2014

Mexican protester gatecrashes Nobel event asking Malala to talk about missing students

Malala's moment was abruptly interrupted by an unannounced guest: a Mexican medical student carrying his country’s tricoloured flag. #interrupted #Malala #Mexico #missing students #NewsTracker #Nobel Peace Prize #tricoloured

Dec 11, 2014

Mass conversions in UP: Oppn rips into BJP over rightwingers bullying Muslims

BSP leader and former UP Chief Minister Mayawati was at the forefront of massive opposition protests over the conversion of around 57 Muslim families in an Agra slum #Agra #Bajrang Dal #BJD #Hinduism #India #Islam #Mayawati #Muslim #Politics #Reconversions #TheySaidIt #Uttar Pradesh

Dec 11, 2014

Uber effect: Maharashtra govt bans all web-based taxi services

The move comes after the state government received Centre's advice to ban all web-based taxi services #advisory #Centre #Delhi #Maharashtra #Mumbai #NewsTracker #Ola #Rape #taxis #Uber #web-based taxi services