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A Man Found His Own Grave At A Cemetery & Thinks His Ex-Wife Is Behind This

Imagine thinking that people just don't like you because no one has reached out to you in months, but then finding out it's because everyone thinks you're actually dead. Yeah, this is a weird situation but, it also happened for real for 75-year-old Alan Hattel. The poor guy got so concerned that no one had called him in three-four months, only to discover his own grave. Yes, it's getting weirder. Talk about being buried alive.
© Paul Reid The retired welder from Forfar, Tayside in Scotland said, "My phone hasnât rung for three or four months. Iâve been confused by it all but now I know why nobody has been calling. I donât even want to be buried â I plan to be cremated."
Well, what's the perfect way to announce that you're actually alive? Posing dramatically alongside your grave, of course.
© Paul Reid I'm a little upset he didn't use this rare chance to just mess with people by claiming how he died but came back to life. That would be hilarious.
But, the main question is why would there be a gravestone with his name on it when he's clearly not in the grave. Well, according to him, it seems like the doing of his ex-wife.
© Paul Reid He said, "Iâve never, ever said I wanted to be buried alongside my ex-wife. Weâve been separated 26 years and thereâs no animosity but Iâm struggling to take it all in. To find out you have a gravestone in a cemetery while you are still alive isnât something that happens every day."
There's only one explanation-   When your ex really really doesn't like you ....https://t.co/AJEyB5Iy3S â Brad Pridgeon (@bpridgeo) January 23, 2020    Well, at least he already has a headstone and everything when his time actually comes if he changes his mind about getting cremated.  
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This Bengaluru Startup Is Offering 1GB Data For Re 1 And Beating Jio At Its Own Game

India is the land of affordable internet. In fact, it has the cheapest data plans in the world. However, India being a developing nation, it still isnât accessible to everyone which means there is room for even more affordable prices. Thatâs exactly what Bengaluru based startup Wi-Fi Dabba is offering for users in the city. The startup wants to offer âreliable and affordable servicesâ via network points called supernodes. These supernodes are being installed across high-rise buildings and towers to increase their coverage area for everyone.  © WifiDabba The company is now offering its users 1GB of data for Re 1 which is almost 360% cheaper than Jioâs most affordable plan. It is worthy to note this is a Wi-Fi only service and not a mobile data plan users can avail on their phones. The Wi-Fi points, however, are present everywhere as the company has installed it at shops and other inaccessible areas. Users can simply connect to the network and start using the internet for Rs 1. If users are not registered, they can do so by connecting to the network and registering an account. Additionally, users can also purchase tokens locally if they do not prefer digital payments.  Wi-Fi Dabba uses a different technology instead of traditional wired connections as it transmits data via a grid of supernodes. These are essentially eye-safe lasers that basically form a mesh system and transmit data to users. Due to the supernode technology, Wi-Fi Dabba has been able to keep its costs low as no fibre wiring is involved.  © WifiDabba The service is currently only available in Bengaluru and if you are interested in using their service, you can sign up on their website here.
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UN Praises Kerala For Efforts In Making Tourism More Accessible & Enjoyable For Disabled People

In 2019, the Kerala government had announced that it'll make the entire state, especially its tourist destinations, disabled-friendly by 2021. A program started by Kerala's tourism's Barrier-Free Tourism Project has now received global recognition as the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) made a special mention about Kerala for the Emerging Global Destination in the Accessible Destination Awards 2019.  © Twitter Well, the special mention was in place for Kerala being the first to work as per the UNWTO guidelines for making tourist destinations disabled-friendly and we surely do need these places in numbers, across the country. The recognition though was for the implementation of the project in Thrissur, which is India's first disabled-friendly destination to win the honour.
The award is given by the World Tourism Organization and ONCE Foundation that works for people with disabilities. The awards at the Spanish capital were given away as part of FITUR Trade Fair, which is a meeting point for tourism professionals the world over and is the second-biggest global gathering of travel and tourism professionals.  In March last year, Kerala introduced the barrier-free project in order to make at least 120 destinations within the state disabled-friendly. In October, Kerala Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran had said that 98 destinations out of the 120 tourist spots across the state which were identified for the first phase have already been made completely disabled-friendly. Thrissur was amongst the first only because it's the cultural capital of Kerala, one of the first few destinations in the state, to create the complete infrastructure in all its destinations like Azhikode and Snehatheeram, the hill destination of Vilangankunnu and the scenic dams in Poomala and Vazhani.   © Twitter The upcoming project include Chavakkad Beach, Peechi and Thumboormuzhi. The facilities include ramps, accessible toilets, lactation rooms, Braille pamphlets, signage, touch-screen kiosks, audio and sign aids, wheelchairs and walking aids. They have been made available in major tourist destinations in the district. 
Hailing the achievement, Kerala Tourism Minister Shri Kadakampally Surendran said, âWe deserve this honour. It will enhance Keralaâs reputation as a global tourist destination.â 
While Kerala tourism is working towards making all its tourist destinations travel friendly for disabled people, we only hope more states in India come forward and implement progressive and infrastructural and viable structures for the differently-abled. This is a great project initiated by Kerala and we hope by 2021 the entire state caters to disabled people through its tourism.
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7 Insanely Expensive Watches That Our Cricketers Have Sported Over The Years

We all know the ABC that rules the zeitgeist of Indiaâs pop-culture wherein A stands for Astrology, B for Bollywood and C for cricket. Just take a look at any entertainment daily and their page 3 and youâll get an idea of how ardently we look at celebrities from the film fraternity and their personal lives. © Instagram/virat.kohli Even with cricketers, most of us have a keen interest in their shenanigans (or lack thereof) off the field, over their stellar performances on it. Be it their lavish lifestyle, who theyâre dating and what their opinion is on serious political matters, we as a society look up to or towards them in one way or the other. © Instagram/hardikpandya93 Speaking about the lavish lifestyles that some of our cricketers lead, we couldnât help but notice how like most men, they too love to splurge their hard-earned cash on some common toys that men and boys envy - cars, watches and bikes, primarily.  © MensXP Here are some of the most ridiculously expensive watches that we have seen some of our cricketers wear, when they were out and about in the public. 1. Krunal Pandya © Instagram/krunalpandya_official As much as a fashion icon his younger brother Hardik is, Krunal does not actually lag behind when it comes to style. Agreed that it isnât as egregiously good as Hardikâs, Krunal still has managed to turn our heads on more than one occasion. He has often been spotted donning a rather dope Rolex, particularly the Cosmograph Daytona Rainbow Yellow Gold Oyster. The price? Well, it reportedly retails for Rs. 89.90 lakh. 2. MS Dhoni © Twitter/panerai Being the brand ambassador of a major luxury watchmaker, is it a surprise that âCaptain Coolâ is on the list? A de facto horologist, even before he broke on to the cricketing scene, he has often been spotted wearing a rather suave Panerai Radiomir California worth Rs. 9.25 lakh. And just like the man himself, we have to say, the watch itself is rather cool. 3. Umesh Yadav © Instagram/umeshyaadav The right-arm fast bowler may not be a fashion icon as such, but he clearly knows his watches. Umesh Yadav is a fan of chunky big machined watches and is also known for his love of big chunky chronographs. Even while playing on the field, he has often been spotted wearing the Graham Silverstone Stowe 500 Blue Flyback, which retails for just over Rs. 11.00 lakh. 4. KL Rahul © Instagram/rahulkl Another fashion icon that is currently a part of the Indian cricketing pantheon, KL Rahul actually has a zany sense of style. Just take a look at our cover story with him, and youâll get an idea of what weâre on about. From some really dapper sneakers to a zany, Pokemon inspired Fendi fanny pack, he has done it all. From the rather impressive collection of watches that he has, we particularly are in awe of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 37 that we have seen him wear time and again. The retail price for the watch? Just under Rs. 13.25 lakh. 5. Jasprit Bumrah © Instagram/jaspritb1 One of those cricketers who arenât exactly known for his sartorial choices, Jasprit Bumrah actually has a sick collection of watches, one that would definitely pique the interest of your average horologist and watch enthusiasts. Here, he is seen wearing an all-time classic, and a rather coveted piece from Rolex, the Daytona Chrono, worth over Rs. 25.70 lakh. 6. Harbhajan Singh © Instagram/harbhajan3 Ever since his retirement from all forms of cricket, it seems Harbhajan is becoming a full-blown, bona fide fashion icon, all thanks to the countless gigs he has signed up for as a commentator. Just like the suave and understated manner in which he dresses himself, his watches too have a suave appeal. Here, he is wearing a rather sick Hublot, particularly, the Classic Fusion Orlinski Green which retails for Rs. 16.00 lakh. 7. Hardik Pandya © Instagram/hardikpandya93 Well, you saw this coming. There was no way that we would leave Hardik out of this list. Say what you will about Hardik, he surely knows how to pick his timepieces and boy, does he have an impressive collection. Of course, he has all the usual suspects that a horologist with a bucket ton of money would have - Rolexes, Hublots, Panerais, Rados, Omegas et al. But what has caught everyoneâs fancy is the rather simplistic, yet zany Patek Phillipe Nautilus 5980/1R that he wore when he was admitted in a hospital. Now, some people estimate that the watch is worth Rs. 80.00 lakh, but there have been instances, where they have actually been sold for as high as Rs. 1.25 crore. Now thatâs something, right?
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7 Eye-Opening Indian Non-Fiction Books Of 2019 That Gave Us A Reality Check

2019 marked a fantastic boom in Indian publishing, especially for non-fiction titles - several publishers reported great renewed interest as the Indian readerâs curiosity kept bringing them back to bookshelves time and time again. Several gifted authors also produced works of merit that received widespread national and international acclaim - here are some of the very best we saw across 2019. The Absent Dialogue: Politicians, Bureaucrats, and the Military in India - Amit Mukherjee © Oxford University Press/Brookings Institution Informed by more than a hundred and fifty interviews and recently available archival material, The Absent Dialogue sheds new light on India's military and will reshape our understanding of both the history and contemporary dynamics of civil-military relations and recurring problems therein. A must-read for anyone curious about the state of our military bureaucracy today, and how it came to be.
How to Win an Indian Election: What Political Parties Don't Want You to Know - Shivam Shankar Singh © Twitter/Penguin India Singh was a campaign strategist for the BJP in 2014. After he resigned, he publicly spoke about how they deal in fake news and censorship, creating quite the uproar in 2018. His book reveals an inside view of just how political parties use data analytics, political consultants and what goes on in the forbidden election war-rooms of Indiaâs political heavyweights. The book is invaluable for its extensively researched content, personal anecdotes and exclusive interviews.
Wasted: The Messy Story of Sanitation in India, A Manifesto for Change - Ankur Bisen © Pan MacMillian India/Twitter Urban India generates close to 3 million trucks of untreated garbage every day. If these were laid end-to-end, one could reach half way to the moon - but just how did we get so dirty? Questions such as these, and a deep exploration of Indiaâs most obvious everyday problem present themselves in Wasted. Bisen aims to help people understand the complex, cast-driven dynamics behind sanitation and the invisible socio-political pressures that keep us from being a true âSwacch Bharatâ. A must read for those interested in policy, civil planning and the environment.
The Patient Assassin - Anita Anand © Simon & Schuster/Sukhi Dhanda The dramatic true story of Udham Singh, a young orphan survivor of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of 1919, and his ferocious 20-year campaign of revenge that made him a hero to hundreds of millions. Anandâs book is voraciously researched and reads much like a dramatic thriller - taking us through a long journey from the blood-soaked earth of Amritsar to Africa, the United States and finally to London, where Singh finally finds his target.
ISRO's Magnificent Women and Their Flying Machines - Minnie Vaid ©Twitter/Speaking Tiger Through a combination of Bollywood and the recent public interest upsurge in ISRO, many of us came to know that a huge part of Indiaâs space programme is frontlined by women. Vaidâs book helps draw light towards the challenges and triumphs experienced by ISROâs female scientists. Itâs also been recently updated to include a bit about the 2019 Chandrayaan-2 mission, and a bit of speculation about the future of ISRO and careers in science for Indiaâs women.
Straight to Normal - Sharif D. Rangnekar © Twitter/Rupa Publications One of the most honest, gritty and upfront autobiographies written by an Indian in recent years, Rangnekarâs story takes us through the 1970s to the modern LGBT revolution in India, charting a course through years of confusion, fear, depression and ultimately self-discovery and acceptance. Itâs a work written in deep retrospection and has been described in the authorâs own words as the story of âgaining an identity but losing a near lifetime, looking for love and companionship.â
Behind Bars In Byculla: My Days In Prison - Jigna Vora © Twitter/Penguin India One of the most fascinating premises for any true story, Behind Bars In Byculla charts crime reporter Jigna Voraâs journey as a jailed suspect in connection to the underworld elites of Bombay. Covering seven years of jail time, courtroom sessions and her final days before acquittal, Voraâs story is incredibly fascinating. Particularly interesting are the interviews and conversations she had as a crime reporter behind bars, crossing paths with fallen socialites, gambling donnas and even Pragya Thakur.

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MS Dhoni Uses Spring Onion Leaves To Whistle, Leaves Jharkhand CM & Fans In Splits

For someone who has not been seen in Team India colours in over six months, Mahendra Singh Dhoni continues to grab headlines and remains a topic of great discussion amongst cricket fans in the country. The Jharkhand born cricketer hasn't featured for India ever since their ouster from the 2019 World Cup at the hands of New Zealand in the semifinals. With the Indian selectors already looking beyond Dhoni and, therefore, grooming young Rishabh Pant as his potential successor, speculations have been rife over Dhoni's fall from grace with the national team. More recently, the 38-year-old's illustrious career was dealt with a major blow after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) omitted him from their list of central contracts for 2019-20 season. © Reuters While many slammed the Indian cricket board for their noticeable omission, others lamented it as the final nail in the coffin of Dhoni's international career. But, as everyone continues to wonder if they'll ever see the 'Captain Cool' donning the iconic blue jersey again, Dhoni remains unperturbed by the speculations and social media chatter. Making the most of his time away from the field, Dhoni was recently in attendance at the inaugural of new facilities at the Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) stadium in Ranchi. The Indian wicket-keeper was invited by Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren as the two inaugurated the solar power system, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, 'C3 Fitness Club', and 'The Uptown Cafe' at the JSCA stadium. Apart from carrying on the chores as the special guest, Dhoni, during his time at the event, was seen in his usual jolly mood and even went on to try his hands at whistling by using spring onion leaves. His attempt left the Jharkhand CM in splits and cricket fans lauding his unique talent on social media. "I hope the glory of the state spreads not only in the country but also to the entire world under his able leadership. I would like to tell the players to practise properly. Play Ranji matches and also represent India," Dhoni said at the event. Jharkhand: Chief Minister Hemant Soren and Mahendra Singh Dhoni at an event at JSCA Stadium in Ranchi. pic.twitter.com/fHO0qAirnk â ANI (@ANI) January 22, 2020
"I am happy today to get the opportunity to inaugurate the facilities as chief minister. The foundation of the stadium was laid by Guruji (father Shibu Soren). This stadium is an example of the result of the work started by Guruji. On this occasion, I promise you to develop the state in the same way," Jharkhand CM Soren said. On the cricketing front, while Virat Kohli & co are busy preparing for the 1st T20I against New Zealand at Eden Park, Auckland on 24th January, Dhoni has been seen training with the Ranchi Ranji Trophy team lately. Despite missing out on a central contract, Dhoni can secure his Team India spot for the T20 World Cup this October on the back of consistent performances in domestic cricket and the upcoming IPL 2020.
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Babar Azam - Pakistan's Prized Cricketer Who Walked 3 Miles To Work As A Ball Boy

Ever since winning the ICC Champions Trophy in 2017, the Pakistan cricket team has struggled to make their presence felt at major tournaments. The fact that they are currently ranked sixth in ODIs and seventh in Tests highlights a difficult phase Pakistan cricket is going through at the moment. Their frailties were also in full display during the ICC World Cup in 2019. The Sarfaraz Ahmed-led brigade paid a heavy price for a slow start to their World Cup campaign, winning just one of their first five matches. They eventually ended up on the fifth spot in the standings, not good enough to march into the semifinals stage. Following their dismal World Cup outing, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been busy forcing a major overhaul in the national team. From axing Mickey Arthur as coach to changing the captaincy, the PCB appears to be doing whatever it takes to help the team prepare better for future assignments. © Reuters While the past couple of years might have been troublesome for Pakistan and equally disappointing for their fans, the rise of Babar Azam has undeniably been one much-needed silver lining as they continue to rebuild the side. While the majority of the players have been in and out of the team, young Azam remains a key and consistent ingredient in Pakistan's line-up. A top-order batsman, known for his discipline and level-headed attitude, Azam has been busy raking in runs across all three formats of the game in recent times. Even at the World Cup last year, while his fellow teammates struggled to aid their side, Azam was not only at his prolific best but ended up breaking Javed Miandad's 27-year-old record to become Pakistan's highest run-scorer in a single edition of the tournament. It was his artistry with the willow and temperament of a champion cricketer over the past couple of years that recently earned him Pakistan's captaincy in the shortest format. But, just like other cricketers, Azam's journey to becoming Pakistan's best modern-day batsman was full of struggles.  © Reuters In an interview with the PCB's official website, Azam spoke about his rise on the international circuit and revealed the struggles he overcame early in his career. âIt seems like yesterday when I walked every day for almost three miles to get to the Gaddafi Stadium and work as a ball-boy for the 2007 second Test between Pakistan and South Africa,â Azam said. The 25-year-old also named several stalwarts of the game who helped him in reaching the pinnacle of the sport. âIt was the love for the game and the attraction of some of the stalwarts like Inzamam-ul-Haq, Younis Khan, Mohammad Yousuf, Misbah-ul-Haq, Graeme Smith, Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis and Dale Steyn that pulled me to the home of Pakistan cricket without caring for anything else," he added. Highlighting the influence of Test cricket in his career, Azam said, "For me, it was the incentive of being closer to Test cricket and legends of the game. Pats on the back and smiles from the Test players during the match were my ultimate rewards. For any youngster, it is certainly a once in a lifetime experience". © Reuters Just like Virat Kohli, Azam, too, owes his success to the passion he has towards the gentleman's game. âI think it was that passion, combined with a bid of cricket madness and stroke of luck that has helped me to become who I am today. I have been very fortunate that in this journey, people have held my hand, coached and mentored me, and always stood beside me in my good and bad days. I owe all my success to all those unsung heroes and now it is my responsibility to continue to strive for excellence so that I can match the expectations, both as a player and captain," he claimed. Making his debut in 2016, Azam has surely come a long way in becoming the no. 1 batsman in T20I and occupy the third spot in ICC rankings for ODIs. Also, on January 24, the right-hander will lead Pakistan in the three-match T20I series against Bangladesh at the Gaddafi stadium, a venue where he served as a ball boy thirteen years ago.
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Naseeruddin Shah Calls Anupam Kher 'A Clown' For His Statement On CAA & Draws Ire On Social Media

Recently, veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah talked at length about the ongoing nationwide protests against CAA, NRC and NPR in an interview with The Wire. Expressing his opinion, the actor spoke about the current state of the country, rising communalism, and the dead silence of B-town celebrities over this issue. 
Besides, the 69-year-old actor also particularly mentioned  actor Anupam Kher and his views on social media and called him a âclownâ. He also said he doesnât think âKher needs to be taken seriously.â In the interview, he said, "I am not on Twitter. These people, the Twitterati, and I really wish they would make up their minds in what they believe in. Someone like Anupam Kher has been very vocal. I don't think, he needs to be taken seriously, he is a clown, any number of his contemporaries from NSD, NFTII can test to his psychopathic nature, it is in his blood, he can't help it.â âThe others who are opposing it should really decide about what they want to say and don't remind us of our responsibilities, we have known our responsibilities,â he added.  After the clip of the interview was made available online, it went viral on Twitter and the social media users started to bash Naseeruddin left, right and centre. Check out the reactions here: Mr Naseeruddin shah even if @AnupamPKher is vocal about his leanings, your choice of words for your colleague is just Shameful. @sandeep_author @vivekagnihotri @ShefVaidya @UnSubtleDesi @amitmalviya @priyankadeo @iMac_too @SureshNakhua @MrsGandhi @RatanSharda55 @Ra_Bies pic.twitter.com/oTWgFyg9Ri â Neetu (@NeetalSengar) January 22, 2020 This man Naseeruddin who's heart bleeds for #Yakub and not for #Kashmiri #Hindus is a clown and not #AnupamKher ji. He is eating in #India and all the time keep cursing the #culture of this very country. We never saw him appreciating the native people of #India. Hopeless! â Amol A Girhe (@amolagirhe) January 22, 2020 #NaseeruddinShah This joker Naseeruddin Shah dares to call Anupam Kher puppet, but Mr. Shah you are an anti national puppet.... I repeat anti national clown.#AnupamKher â BIREN BHATT (@birenbhatt) January 22, 2020 #naseeruddinshah is abusing @AnupamPKher because he speek for Kashmiri pandits. Now this so called liberals r complitly exposed as they shown there hatred for Hindu community â Dark Truth (@chetansonone3) January 22, 2020 #NaseeruddinShah calls co actor & contemporary #AnupamKher a clown
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Jiske apne khoon mein âJihaadâ daudta hai woh Anupam Kher ko Nationalism pe lecture de raha hai
pic.twitter.com/BuATWPPwI5 â Archie (@archu243) January 22, 2020 Now they are coming open with original enemity and hatred. It proves they were pretending to be your friends till now. When you stood united they cant tolerate..#naseeruddinshah https://t.co/HNoUGuGP2b â J W Masade (@aab54a558ad2459) January 22, 2020 The ongoing issue of CAA, NPR and NRC has surely got unrest across several parts of the country and Naseeruddin thinks itâs actually a cause of worry. In addition to that, he also appreciated actor Deepika Padukoneâs visit to JNU as many celebrities like Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan among others chose to keep mum on the entire issue. âItâs understandable why the established figures of the industry donât speak up. However, one wonders how much do they have to lose? Will it kill you? You have to laud the courage of a girl like Deepika (Padukone), who is at the top and yet takes a step like this,â said the actor.
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Microsoft Beat Google At Its Own Game By Offering More Video Games On Its Streaming Platform

Game streaming is being touted as the future for the industry and companies like Google and Microsoft have already invested heavily in game streaming infrastructure. Microsoft extended the preview of Project xCloud for Indian users and other regions, however it is currently still in the beta stage. While Google Stadia is officially available to use in the US and UK, the platform has suffered a rocky launch due to some missing features and lack of third-party games. Microsoft, on the other hand, is going all-in by adding even more games to the service at no extra cost and already boasts a larger library than Google Stadia.  © Microsoft and Google Project xCloudâs recent addition of Destiny 2, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Sid Meier's Civilization VI amongst 12 other new games, brings the total number of games in the library to 80+. Whatâs impressive is that Microsoftâs streaming service has not even officially launched yet, while Google Stadia is currently available to purchase in the US and UK. © Microsoft However, while streaming services are the future of gaming, Google Stadia currently lacks a comprehensive library that can make people switch from traditional consoles. Game streaming will be an important service in countries like India and other Asian regions. If you want to know why, you can read our detailed feature here.  © Youtube_Gaming Zone As of now, Google Stadia is currently not available in India or in any other region for that matter, apart from the aforementioned countries. Microsoft, on the other hand, has already opened up its services for preview in every region that has Xbox Live support. It is disappointing to see that Google Stadia still lacks a comprehensive library after launch and things are going to get even harder when the new consoles will launch in Holiday 2020.  Having said that, Google has already announced that the service will be adding more than a hundred games in 2020. By the time Google Stadia users get more games to play on the service, we would already have the next generation of consoles by Xbox and PlayStation.  Regardless of which streaming services people use, it all boils down to the library of games available and which will offer more value. Currently, as it stands, Microsoftâs Project xCloud offers more value due to the number of playable games for the service. With the Xbox Series X launch scheduled for later this year, we can expect Microsoft to expand the service even more for their users to gain an upper hand over their competitors.
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Abdul Razzaq Uses Virat Kohli As An Example To Urge PCB To Invest In Pakistani Players

A key all-rounder in Pakistan's line-up during his playing days, Abdul Razzaq had created quite a controversy when he gave his opinion on some of the most prominent Indian cricketers last month. From calling Jasprit Bumrah a 'baby bowler', claiming Virat Kohli still not on par with Sachin Tendulkar to even suggesting he could make Hardik Pandya a better all-rounder last year, Razzaq's blunt, yet bizarre, remarks had left Indian fans fuming.
But now, it seems like the former Pakistani cricketer is eager to make amends. The 40-year-old has once again expressed his views, only this time slamming the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for their lack of trust and faith in the country's cricketers. Using Kohli as an example, Razzaq lauded the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for their support to Kohli who continued to repay them with consistent performances.
© Twitter/@BCCI âHe is a fantastic player and there is no doubt about it. However, he is lucky as the BCCI supports him well and instils the confidence in him that any player needs to succeed. The respect he gets from his board is what probably inspires him to do well all the time and the results are there for all to see,â the Pakistani veteran said during an interview with PakPassion.
Razzaq also opined that there are players in Pakistan who can become better than the Indian captain, provided the cricketing system in the country invests in their potential. âI do believe that even in Pakistan we have players who could become better than Virat Kohli, but they are neglected by our system which is a tragedy. In Kohliâs case, he has taken that confidence shown in him by the board and using his talent, repaid them with his performances,â he claimed.
The former Pakistani cricketer also clarified on his comments to help Pandya become a better all-rounder that had created quite a stir last year. Highlighting the conflicting relationship between India and Pakistan, Razzaq believes he can't offer any sort of help to Pandya in the current circumstances.
© Reuters âLook, the statement I made was made in good faith. From what I saw of Hardik Pandya, I felt that he could improve further as a player and I could help him with that and I spoke purely from a cricketing point of view. Itâs not as if I am desperate to help him out for any other reason. We know when it comes to the current state of India and Pakistan relations, this would not be possible in the first place,â he said.
Following their dismal outing in the 2019 World Cup, the PCB ordered a major overhaul of the Pakistani cricket team. From key changes in support staff, sacking of Mickey Arthur as head coach to even change in captaincy, the PCB has taken noticeable decisions in a bid to prepare well for future assignments, especially the upcoming ICC World T20 scheduled to take place this October in Australia.

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CRPF Men Carry Pregnant Woman To Hospital On Cot For 6KM & It�s India�s Forces At Their Best

While the cops and CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) in the Capital have been berated for their violent conduct on civilians, the Chhattisgarh CRPF have actually outshone them with their demeanour and responsibilities.
A team of 85 Battalion Central Reserve Police Force was patrolling jungle of Padeda village in Bijapur to enquire about the well-being of the villagers, which is a routine exercise for them every now and then. Upon this particular patrol, according to news reports, they learnt a woman was unwell in the village and she was also pregnant. © Twitter After realising the village barely has any medical assistance, since it's in a remote area, the CRPF men decided to help her out by getting her proper medical aid. Since there were no proper roads in the village for vehicles to move about, they took the matter in their hands.  The news reports suggest that the company commander, Avinash Rai, took his team, consisting of first-aid experts to the woman's place. The team found out that the woman named Boodi, wife of Ajay Hapka, was about to deliver a baby and required medical attention urgently. Even though the men had first aid with them, it wasn't enough to alleviate Boodi's pain. So, they decided to take matters into their hands.  © Twitter The team decided to lift her on a cot and take her to the hospital themselves. They prepared a makeshift palanquin and carried Boodi in a cot for about six kilometre, till they found a travelable, connecting road. From the road, the CRPF men made arrangements to take Boodi to the district hospital in Bijapur. Chhattisgarh: A team of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) carried a pregnant woman on a cot for at least 6 km through the jungles of village Padeda in District Bijapur today morning, to help her reach hospital. pic.twitter.com/tiMaOGI5jh â ANI (@ANI) January 21, 2020
The police in regions with disturbances or with tribals usually takes extra measures to ensure peace is always maintained and restored.  The CRPF go out of their way to help the villagers out with whatever issues they're facing, on a daily basis. Something that needs to be implemented all through the country. 
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Arjun Dons Raj Kapoor's 'Joker� Avatar To Pay Tribute To Heath Ledger On His Death Anniversary

Twelve years after his tragic demise, Heath Ledger still remains alive in the memories of his fans who admired him for his larger-than-life presence on the big screen. 
Ledger was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on January 22, 2008, months before the world saw his phenomenal performance as the Joker in Christopher Nolanâs The Dark Knight.
© Warner Bros On Ledger's 12th death anniversary, Arjun Kapoor paid tribute to the star in a rather unique manner, as he posted a photo of himself and captioned it, âMera Naam Jokerâ.
If you go by his caption, Arjun Kapoor is clearly paying tribute to both Raj Kapoor and Heath Ledger, two rather iconic clowns.
Mera naam JOKER pic.twitter.com/ZyY8Dx9Xii â Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) January 22, 2020
Right after he posted the image on social media, reactions started pouring in. Some appreciating his tribute, while some simply asking him 'why so serious'?
Joker is pleasedð¤·ââï¸ pic.twitter.com/UG88okp42J â MoonShanky (@MoonShanky) January 22, 2020
LOL ur way too serious!!! â Mizz Shama (@Sweet_Pink03) January 22, 2020 pic.twitter.com/MESj0QyUoX â unwinkingeyes (@drdang14) January 22, 2020Today is Heath ledger death anniversary
Hope this man knows it and giving tribute to him â Nishad Vivek (@NishadVivek7) January 22, 2020On Instagram, it was Parineeti Chopraâs hilarious reaction that completely stole the spotlight. Take a look:
© Instagram/Arjun Kapoor On the work front, Arjun is looking forward to the release of his two films Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar and an untitled project directed by Kaashvie Nair.
And on the personal front, Arjun and his girlfriend Malaika Arora also made their relationship official this year, putting an end to all the speculations. Looks like 2020 is going to be your year, Arjun!
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Virat Kohli Digs Into A 'Good Meal' With Teammates After 'Top Gym Session' In New Zealand

Often labelled as one of the best batsmen in modern-day cricket, Virat Kohli's unmatched passion for the sport complemented with consistent hard work has allowed him to make others look mediocre in the gentleman's game. His willingness to improve himself every day has brought a fitness revolution in Indian cricket.
Hungry for success and eager to establish global domination in international cricket, Kohli follows a strict diet and his discipline, both on and off the field, has turned him into a befitting role model. But, while we all know how particular he is about his eating habits, Kohli, every now and then, loves himself a good meal.
Touchdown Auckland. Letâs go ???? @imShard @ShreyasIyer15 pic.twitter.com/8Lo2c1usmM â Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 21, 2020   
After staging a spirited comeback against Australia to win the three-match ODI series 2-1, Kohli and his teammates have found their next challenge in New Zealand. The Indian cricket team arrived in the backyard of the 'Black Caps' on 21st January as they get ready to take on the home side in the 1st T20I at Auckland on 24th January. Top team gym session and a good meal out in beautiful Auckland ???? @im_manishpandey @imjadeja @klrahul11 pic.twitter.com/nAuA1ro58h â Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 22, 2020   
But, before the two teams hit the field, Kohli and his teammates were seen enjoying a "good meal" on the streets of Auckland. The Indian captain took to Twitter and shared a picture of himself in the company of Manish Pandey, Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul. He posted the photo with the caption: "Top team gym session and a good meal out in beautiful Auckland". © Twitter/@BCCI On the cricketing front, India faces a rigorous tour of New Zealand where they will be seen locking horns with the Kiwis in five T20Is, three ODIs and two Tests. During India's marauding run against the Aussies at home, Kohli had emerged as the most successful batsmen for 'Men in Blue' after scoring 183 runs including two brilliant fifties in three ODIs.
With Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of the upcoming T20I series, India will expect Rohit Sharma and Rahul to fill the void at the top of the order. Their success against the Kiwis will also rely on Kohli's performance which has been exceptional in recent months at home.
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5 Indian Fiction Novels Of 2019 That Are Intense Page-Turners

Slick, immersive, wholly relevant while remaining unafraid of flights of fancy - Indiaâs efforts in 2019 reflect a readerâs market thatâs grown decidedly mature over the last decade or so. While bestseller lists continue to reflect the self-help marketâs dominance in todayâs society of influencers and the influenced, thereâs certainly no shortage of interesting stories to be found on the bookshelves of India today. Here are our top picks of last yearâs published fiction: Prelude To A Riot, Annie Zaidi © Goodreads/Twitter Amidst a cacophony of public outrage and communal clashes, Zaidiâs novel focuses not on the big picture, but the subtle, intimate details of the lives of two families from a nondescript South Indian town - one Hindu and the other Muslim. Experienced through the eyes of various characters each with their own complex positions and burning questions, this is socio-political commentary through fiction at its finest. A must read. Realm Of Ash, Tasha Suri © Orbit/Twitter Sequel to 2018âs Empire of Sand, Tasha Suriâs novel in The Books of Ambha is just as good as the first, if not better. Loosely based on Mughal history and culture while carrying a great deal of wholly original and well-elucidated mythology, Suriâs story has it all. Grand magical mysteries, surprisingly touching romances and beautifully written prose are all here - although a sharp focus on serious topics such as gender oppression, death and the afterlife and even ethnic cleansing are visited across a two-part saga thatâs bound to excite a rising fanbase of eastern fantasy readers. You Beneath Your Skin, Damyanti Biswas © Simon & Schuster/Twitter A thematically dense thriller drawing together cops, psychologists and Delhiâs infamous history of crimes against women, this novel does have its share of gruesome details and downtrodden, unfortunate characters - yet it tosses away old-school voyeurism and instead, asks important questions on not just the psychology behind the men and women who live in a society plagued by violent crime, but breaks into the thoughts and lives of those who are usually âpitiedâ out of having a voice. Also interesting to note is that all the author proceeds from this novel go directly to charities for education and rehabilitation of acid attack victims. The Scent of God, Saikat Majumdar © Simon & Schuster/Twitter Fluid, poetic and almost meditative to read, Majumdarâs novel takes on an interesting premise - an observation of the lives and thoughts of young men at an all-boys school, run by a missionary of Hindu monks. While the novel raises several questions on religion, meditation and the divine, one of its more fascinating and unique subjects is that of celibacy - and the ways in which human beings relate to and fraternise with their own temptations. Definitely worth checking out. His Fatherâs Disease: Stories, Aruni Kashyap © Context/Twitter Love, violence, motherhood, sex and cultural identity are all laid bare in Kashyapâs short-story anthology - each tale brimming with ancient folklore, modern problems and fascinating glimpses of the Assammese perspective. Drawing on characters from both bustling cities and unknown villages, itâs easily one of the country's best efforts in short fiction writing from 2019.
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Guy Gets Caught Cheating On Kiss Cam During Football Match & His Explanation Is As Trashy As Him

Imagine going to a football match, trying to enjoy it with your girl, but the cameraman puts you on blast while you're kissing her. It shouldn't be a problem, right? Oh, wait. What if that girl is not your girlfriend? Now, that's a big problem, but honestly, you had it coming.
The video of this entire scenario recently went viral, and people could figure out that he was cheating on his significant other, simply by looking at how the guy's soul practically left his body as soon as he realized he was on the kiss cam at the football game.
Honestly, this entire story can be summed up with 'Press F to pay respects'.
Even though I feel bad for the person getting cheated on in this situation, the entire video is still so hilarious and I'm glad a cheater is getting what he deserves.
When you kiss your side chick and realize your marriage is over cuz you're on camera

pic.twitter.com/JaETF4sYhD â Roger Gonzalez (@RGonzalezCBS) January 19, 2020Yes, the man in the video has been found and he was indeed, cheating.  The guy in question is Deyvi Andrade, as reported by Metro, and he was at an event called Noche Amarilla 2020 in Ecuador, watching a football game between Barcelona SC and Delfin.

Since the video was so widely shared, he took to Facebook to actually acknowledge it. His post was translated from Spanish by Metro - "If it was a woman was in my place what would you do? Various videos have been circulating of unfaithful women but they havenât been made fun of as much as me. I hope you never have to be in my position. Iâm going to defend my honour and my pride as a man until the end. We all fail and we all repent, thank you to those who have invited me to church and if I go it is so I can heal my family. No one is going to be able to damage my image, God is big and strong and these women who are criticising me, I know too have cheated but they still comment."

That is not a good apology, man. You did a bad thing and got called out for it. You could've avoided all the trolling by, I don't know, just being faithful?

Well, at least their partner got to see the reality sooner rather than later as he confirmed that this did strain his relationship. He said, "Youâve already destroyed my relationship, what more do you want? I hope this doesnât serve you in any way because you are only hurting a son of God. You donât know the psychological damage you have caused with your hatred directed at me. Everyone fails and we can forgive from our hearts. God give me strength!"

Till then, we can all just laugh at him for making such a rookie mistake with PDA and then getting rightfully called out for it.

Even Nickleback loves the story.
Update: We even got Nickelback chiming in. Can't get worse for this guy. pic.twitter.com/V6Gtc4EzYC â Roger Gonzalez (@RGonzalezCBS) January 19, 2020
Exactly.
He would have been wayyyyyy better off just rolling with it.

1. Less chance of wife seeing it since it wouldnât go viral
2. Wont piss off side chick

His reaction basically kills it for both women. â Matt (@FL_Gator_Matt) January 19, 2020
Same energy.
https://t.co/6Uumnltc4o â SkG (@GodaraSunny) January 19, 2020
Hmm.
pic.twitter.com/We1i9RpSL8 â Phil Theecow (@ChadSpeedfight2) January 19, 2020
Sums it up.
T R A S H https://t.co/bshz8eA25o â ð¦ (@savannsicle) January 21, 2020
Exactly.
ð¤£ð¤£ Can you believe his defence is "if I were a woman..."
Yeah nah, the cheating slag's hubby would probably react just as your wife did - only the other guys face might be as busted as you just were haha #Guilty #DontCheatFolks https://t.co/QHcVh4QBq6 â Tash (@tashwil06) January 22, 2020Exposing cheaters 2020. got him on the whole ass jumbo screen LMAOO I love this movie https://t.co/kzRM7RqbgO â maris *_* (@crUshmepls) January 21, 2020Yep.
pic.twitter.com/xYsFmw3ccf â Melissa_NYC (@Melissa22579274) January 19, 2020
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Cricketer Dislocates Jaw While Sledging His Opponent So Hard & Is Rushed To The Hospital

Sledging and cricket have gone hand in hand ever since the game was created. While it was always called a âgentlemanâs gameâ, talking trash to the opponents always brings the best out of the two sides. But you know you have taken the sledging too far when your jaw gets dislocated followed by unbearable pain.  Hastings Cricket Club player Jayden Regan got into a war of words with Dromana batsman Jeff Bluhm during the match on Saturday last week. He really wanted to see Bluhm walk back to the pavilion as soon as possible.  So when Regan dismissed the batsman with a catch on 99 runs, he gave him such a spray that he ended up locking up his jaw, unable to close his mouth, according to the Frankston Standard Leader.   © Twitter "We got a bit excited and started to carry on as you do and then I thought, nah I'll give it a bit more and then the jaw just fell out of place," Regan said. The cricketer believes that he was shouting "yeah" and "finally" when his jaw got displaced. Screaming in agony, he was immediately rushed to hospital nearby.  âOnce I got to the hospital I was screaming there. They took me straight in and the doctor had to put his thumbs in the back of my mouth and crack it back in,â he recalled. Regan also said that once the doctors put his jaw back in place, the pain vanished almost instantly. After this "incident" Regan returned to the field and celebrated with his teammates when he crashed into his sledging counterpart. They shook hands and shared a laugh at this unusually weird accident.  âHe was having a beer and I would have but I couldn't. We had a bit of a laugh about it and wished each other good luck for the rest of the year,â he said.
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Shahid Kapoor's Sneakers With Huge Gaps Are A Rad Pair Of 'Ugly' Shoes

Back in time, sleek sneakers dominated the fashion industry but the moment chunky sneakers came in, the trend took over everything else with its sartorial power.  Then, came the Balenciaga sneakers that became a craze and completely transformed the dynamics.
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Shahid was seen wearing his favourite brand, Balenciaga's Track 2 Low Top Sneakers. This pair features a round toe and lace-up design with the branded sole.  With striking mesh details and cutout details, these sneakers can be incorporated into everyday wear wardrobe as well.

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8 Spine-Chilling Horror Movies To Watch In 2020 That Are More Terrifying Than Our Nightmares

If you've been waiting for the most-anticipated listicle of 2020, you don't need to wait anymore because we have the list of the most nerve-wracking horror movies for this year. Movies that'll make your gut wrench and stomach queasy, all at once!  We already have had a couple of movies released this month and while you try and catch those, here's a list of the best horror flicks coming out this year: (1) The Grudge- January 2020 © Sony Pictures Releasing It's almost a tradition to release horror movies in the first month of the year and Hollywood lives up to it, every year. This year too, come the third day of January, and there's a new horror flick on the block! The Grudge, another retelling of the famous Japanese horror franchise is here to begin your year and this one's quite scary too.  The same producer, Sam Raimi, will take you through a different take on one of the scariest films from Japan. (2) Underwater- January 2020 © 20th Century Fox Underwater basically explores the least explored part of the earth -under the sea and the new alien life that's dug out of control there, by a few marine scientists, who travel down under, well, we're not sure why! But we feel it's worth the scare with Kristen Stewart in the lead, with her team fighting smug aliens throughout the movie.  The trailer is scary but could be a little more graphic perhaps? (3) Fantasy Island- February 2020 © Sony Pictures Releasing Okay, this one's quite interesting If you've ever watched the television series 'Fantasy Island' in the 70s, this one's almost the same but not in a way that's seen before. This one has an edgy, creepy twist comprising of a few people who're invited to an island to fulfil their lifelong fantasies, only to realise the hosts had another plan for them, altogether.  Can give you the creeps if you're into exotic island horrors! (4) The Invisible Man - February 2020 © Universal Pictures The new take on H.G. Welles classic novel dissects issues of close personal spaces and psychopathic behaviours! Elizabeth Moss's ex-boyfriend commits suicide because she leaves him and while she may think his ghost is haunting her, it's actually him, alive, minus the flesh and blood, absolutely invisible, seeking revenge!  Yeah, this one will send literal chills down your spine for sure. (5) A Quiet Place II- March 2020 © Paramount Picture John Krasinski, the television actor's unexpected talent as a filmmaker paid-off quite well in the first instalment of the movie. The script, screenplay and the action was well-directed and executed and we expect nothing less in the second part too.  While he's not in the second instalment, the family is back fighting some nastier aliens to survive. (6) Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It - September 2020 © Warner Bros Pictures We don't have a trailer for this one yet but we're sure it's going to be as scary or as confusing as the first and second instalment.  While James Wan isn't back to direct, there isn't any reason to mourn his absence. He'll be there in spirit for sure, as he's also the co-developer of the story, and you'll see his influence in the third part for sure. (7) Last Night In Soho - September 2020 © Foscus Features Edgar White, the director of Shaun of the Dead, will make his first horror movie called Last Night In Soho, a new mysterious horror drama with a story that's still unknown. We just have the name and the director for now and we can only hope his horror is as good as his comedy! (8) Halloween Kills - October 2020 © Universal Pictures Director David Gordon Green surprised many folks with his sequel to John Carpenter's classic, Halloween. His modern-day continuation, which saw Jamie Lee Curtis coming back to life to play Lauri Strode, didn't do that well, but it was better than most sequels this franchise has had. There isn't much known about this sequel but we know another one is to follow suit in 2021 called Halloween Ends. Let's see how this one turns out. So, there we have it. Eight daunting yet best horrors of 2020. There is word going around that the Saw franchise is releasing something mid-year too, but we'll add that to the list once we're certain what it is. For now, catch these as and when they release, if you have balls of steel, that is.
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SRK's Dazzling White Dhoti & Sherwani Are Giving All The Royals A Run For Their Money

We call Shah Rukh Khan the "King Khan" of Bollywood. But that's not all about him. He is also the "Badshah" of fashion who has, time and again, given us some impeccable lessons on how to make anything look good. His style mantra is simple and even that's head-turning! © Viral Bhayani Recently, he made a fashion "mistake" by wearing loose pants and yet he pulled it off quite effortlessly. While we were still not over that look, he was seen wearing a royal outfit at Dance Plus 5. The dazzling white dhoti pants and the Sherwani made an undeniable statement at the event and we couldn't help but admire his look.  © Viral Bhayani © Viral Bhayani The minimal aesthetics of this traditional ensemble is portrayed quite tastefully. The Sherwani looks timeless and the golden buttons on it add more to the phrase "less is more". What's more striking is the way he has paired it with white dhoti pants. Add to that, the green printed pocket square and brown monk straps brought more mileage to his royal debonair. © Viral Bhayani This is not the only time when King Khan has proved that he is a fashion icon. He has convinced us that he can easily slay ethnic ensembles with total panache.  When he is not making a royal statement, he is usually seen in relaxed pants and checked shirt and even then, he instantly strikes a chord with us. All in all, SRK's traditional garb is as classy as it can get and this masterstroke has left us inspired.  Kudos to you, King!
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Influencers Watch Out - A New Mumbai HC Order Clamps Down On Negative Product Reviews

Ever seen a product review on YouTube and felt like the reviewer saved you some cash from buying an inferior product? Looks like corporations are stepping in to make these well-intentioned PSAs a thing of the past. On January 15th, the Mumbai High Court cleared a request by FMCG giant Marico Limited for an interim injunction (a temporary remedy during court proceedings) against Abhijeet Bhansali. Bhansali is a grooming/men's lifestyle YouTuber/Vlogger with over 150,000 subscribers, and got in trouble for a recent video where he picked apart a well-known choice - Parachute Coconut Oil. Marico claims that Bhansali made 'disparaging claims' about their product, and the negative publicity was causing them irreparable damage. Bhansali's channel, named 'Bearded Chokra' - has been active since 2016, and focuses on rankings and reviews of men's cosmetic products, along with health and fitness vlogs. His channel was featured last year on the official 'YT Creators India' page, under the Lifestyle section as well. The trouble began when he uploaded a video titled 'Is Parachute Coconut Oil 100% Pure?' In the video, Bhansali went on to compare Parachute's oil to an unspecified organic brand of cold-pressed oil, and illustrated various shortcomings of the former through his own set of tests. He explained how it was of an inferior quality and was likely to be made from poor-quality coconuts - ending with a verdict that “it is only good for cooking - nothing else.” While this may seem like a common theme amongst YouTubers who review everything from smartphones to broadband subscriptions, Marico had to do some legal legwork to get Justice SJ Kathawalla on their side for the interim injunction that resulted in the video takedown order. First, they had to prove that Bhansali had made false statements in his video, secondly that the statements were made maliciously or recklessly and finally, that the video caused 'special damages' to Marico. What Does This Mean For Influencers? The bottom line of Justice Kathawalla's observations is as follows: According to the judge, these influencers often “employ the goodwill they enjoy amongst their followers/viewers to promote a brand, support a cause or persuade them to do or omit doing an act.” As a result, he noted, social media influencers like Bhansali have “the power to influence the public mind.” The judge held that this meant they can make statements with the “same impunity available to an ordinary person.” It's the old adage of 'with great power, comes great responsibility.' Furthermore, Marico presented the judge with the video's outreach statistics at 232,000+ views, along with several comments claiming that they would stop using Parachute's product and share the video with others. Amusingly, the court order has driven even more people to watch the video before it eventually gets taken down. What's clear, however, is that the judge's words are much more than observations. The quotes made above can definitely be cited in future cases, and provides a strong precedent for influencers to assert caution when it comes to their reviews. In Bhansali's case, it seems like his method of analysis and superlative language have made him unfavourable in the eyes of the court. Meanwhile, The Quint suggests that the court's order may help displeased companies 'looking to get an unflattering review taken down'. Intellectual property lawyers Eashan Ghosh suggests that while influencers should not be worried about being able to freely create content, they need to hold the 'research' purported in their videos to be adequately believable and credible. © Twitter “This is a controversial but important warning to influencers: if your content about a product or service conveys an impression that it is based on research, courts will probe into whether the research reasonably supports the content,” he said. “Not just that, you will have to withstand efforts by the commercial entity that puts the product or service on the market to discredit your research.” Perhaps in the future, influencers and content creators will have to take the scripts for their videos a bit more seriously. Bhansali, for example, focused only on criticising a single product - perhaps the court would have been more supportive if he had explained the science behind his testing methods and included more products to make the review fairer. With more and more TikTok hopefuls and social media voices wanting their opinions on everything to be heard, it's only prudent to point out that a large majority of these influencers are emulating review/vlogging templates set by foreign creators. What may work within their legal framework may not work here - and as Justice Kathawalla pointed out early in the court session, the 'expansion and commercialisation' of the Internet will continue to bring about 'new kinds of legal disputes'.  Let's hope both our influencers and our legal framework can handle them, responsibly.
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Delhi Twin Who Topped JEE Mains Want To Take It Again Because 'Ek Baar Se Dil Nahi Bharta'

It's that time of the year, when both parents and kids will be dreading to answer any phone calls that have 'relative' or 'padosi' written on the contact card. Why? Because the result of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main was recently released and as expected, people who never call us throughout the year will call us to know 'kitne marks aaye?' or 'apka bacha pass hua?' But, the twin brothers from Delhi, Nishant and Pranav Agarwal don't have to worry about announcing their scores because they got 100 and 99.93 percentile respectively. The 17-year-olds spent 10-12 hours daily to prepare for the exams, clear any doubts they had and used to motivate each other at the end of the day, according to reports. © Twitter While most people take up dancing, reading, singing, painting or cooking as hobbies; these two brothers love taking exams and call it their passion. In fact, they love it so much that that are going to take the exam again. The brother who got 99.93 wants to take the exam again to improve his rank. "My brother being among the highest scorers has motivated me. I am happy for him but will appear for the test again and try to improve my rank," Pranav told Indian Express. © Twitter And the one who got 100 Percentile will appear for the April session again because they love taking tests. Seriously, what? Who can possibly love exams? While they will take the exam again out of love and passion, y'all who didn't get through this, don't lose hope. This isn't the end, you can always appear for it again if you want to. Don't get disheartened or disappointed by others' scores.   The brothers are now aiming to study at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)
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H&M Announces Collaboration With Sabyasachi And The 'Aam Janta' Can't Wait For It

Brand collaborations are the most exciting crossovers that result in never-seen-before designs.  We're talking sneaker collaboration with artists or sneaker collaboration within brands, shout out to the Reebok x Adidas sneaker collaboration, and even fast-fashion crossover with high street labels. For example, H&M is quick to collaborate with high-fashion each year with crossovers with labels like Moschino, Jimmy Choo, Lanvin, Versace, Alexander Wang, Giambattista Valli making them more accessible to people with products that are retailed at reasonable prices.  H&M, for its upcoming collaboration, has roped in Sabyasachi. This only means we're soon going to witness the Sabyasachi aesthetic in an H&M store. Take a look here: View this post on Instagram Follow your wanderlust into the whimsical world of #SabyasachixHM. The collaboration with the global fashion brand H&M launches across H&M stores in India as well as selected H&M flagship stores around the world and online at hm.com and Myntra, 16 April 2020 #Sabyasachi #HMIndia #HM #Myntra @hm @myntra #TheWorldOfSabyasachi A post shared by Sabyasachi Mukherjee (@sabyasachiofficial) on Jan 21, 2020 at 12:03am PST It's interesting to note that this is going to be H&M's first-ever crossover with an Indian label. “Having done couture for the majority of my career, it is very exciting to bring that finesse of craft to 'ready-to-wear' and create whimsical and fluid silhouettes that bring relaxed sophistication to everyday life,” Sabyasachi said. View this post on Instagram Follow your wanderlust into the whimsical world of #SabyasachixHM. The collaboration with the global fashion brand H&M launches across H&M stores in India as well as selected H&M flagship stores around the world and online at hm.com and Myntra, 16 April 2020 #Sabyasachi #HMIndia #HM #Myntra @hm @myntra #TheWorldOfSabyasachi A post shared by Sabyasachi Mukherjee (@sabyasachiofficial) on Jan 21, 2020 at 12:37am PST The Sabyasachi x H&M collection is expected to offer both clothes and accessories for men and women. The collaboration is themed 'Wanderlust' and is going to present hand-crafted and eclectic travel pieces with a mix of modern and traditional silhouettes tilting towards athleisure.  The major highlight of the collection is going to be Indian textile and native patterns that have been brought to life by the Sabyasachi Art Foundation.  A sneak peek of this collection can be seen on Sabysachi's and H&M's Instagram handles.  The collection is going to launch on 16 April 2020, and is going to be available in H&M stores and on the official site as well as on Myntra.
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Wedding In Gujarat Got Cancelled After The Groom's Father Eloped With The Bride's Mother

When you hear about a wedding being called off owing to 'family disagreement', one assumes it's due to a difference of opinion, a clash between the two families, cultural differences or probably a thousand more weird reasons. However, in this piece of news that we came across today, we are simply stumped to find out that the reason was an affair between the bride's mother and the groom's father. Turns out, the two eloped together, leaving the soon-to-be married kids in a fix. © freepik As per this TOI report, the man from Katargam and the woman from Navsari shared a history together which left the families in quite an embarrassing situation. The groom's father is a local politician in Amreli district and it was revealed that he knew the bride's mother from their college days. The couple was engaged for a year and the wedding was scheduled for February. Some relatives revealed that they once lived in the same society but the woman eventually married another man. We have watched movies like Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai where the best friend realises his love for his soon-to-be-married friend and there are other stories of wedding romances that keep making their way on social media. However, we have never heard of a bride's mother eloping with the groom's father because that is something way too bizarre!
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