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Suresh Raina's Impactful Take On How To Tackle Failures, Both As A Player And As A Man

Strong, muscular, tall, macho, suave - we wouldn't blame you if you thought we were describing a man. The image associated with men has always inclined towards the physical aspect of the balance rather than the mental or even emotional one. Words like sensitive, compassionate, empathetic, woke have been used rather modestly when it comes to men. A man has been perceived rather unidimensionally for ages now. 
To reignite the conversation on International Men's Day and actually understand the nuances of mental health from the horse's mouth, we got in touch with men from various walks of life. It's been commendable to see each of these stars letting us inside their darkest moments and how they overcame them, breaking stereotypes, and proving that it's okay for a man to feel weak and vulnerable. Here's Suresh Raina opening up in a tell-all exclusive interview: The first Indian batsman to score a hundred in every format of the game, relentless runner between the wickets and an effective bowler when his captain needed him to deliver, Suresh Raina was once an irresistible part of the Indian cricket team. But after not getting the Team India call for over two years, the southpaw announced his retirement from international cricket on Independence Day, 2020. View this post on Instagram On the occasion of International Men’s Day, we got in touch with Raina to understand how did such a transition affect his mental health. What role did his family play in his life during his exceptional career and tapped into the kind of cerebral preparation it takes to deal with the era of digital media wherein everyone with a Twitter account acts like a cricket pundit. Every time you stood behind the crease, fans expected you to deliver. What does something like that do to an athlete’s mind, especially a male cricketer in a cricket-worshipping country?
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Shakti Kapoor's 2020 Glow Up Includes A Big Salt & Pepper Beard With Long Grey Hair

After recent films like Rangeela Raja and Shimla Mirchi, Shakti Kapoor will next be seen in the film Red along with actor Payal Ghosh and Krushna Abhishek. 
Written and directed by Ashok Tyagi, Red is produced by Avanti Arts and Prajakta Films Production. #Red #RedTheFilm @avantifilms_in @rajeevcreations @oshoraja @Krushna_KAS pic.twitter.com/X9jteWpyua — Payal Ghosh (@iampayalghosh) November 14, 2020 Recently, for the promotional event for the launch of the trailer of the film, Shakti Kapoor was seen along with fellow actors of the film.  Shakti Kapoor, amid the pandemic, has embraced his greys and now maintains a grey mane with a classic salt and pepper beard.  We believe that this look is his 2020 glow-up look. Also, take a close look at his outfit here:  © Viral Bhayani This is not the first time Shakti Kapoor has experimented with different beard styles. In fact, last year he sported the infamous pornstache as well.
View this post on InstagramComing back to his current look, Shakti Kapoor was seen wearing a loose jacket with giant pockets. He completed the look with a pair of black jeans and blue shoes.  However, it was his long hair and the complementary long beard that took the cake.  It is evident that with age, Shakti Kapoor is experimenting with new beard styles and hairstyles. © Viral Bhayani This particular combination is complementing the actor's facial structure as well.  In fact, it looks like Shakti Kapoor found his new signature look amid the lockdown.

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These Two Desi Guys' Love Story Is Right Out Of A Movie & Their Wedding Pictures Are Even Better

There's nothing more special than celebrating love and this couple's love story will make even the strongest person melt. Sundeep and Sharath recently tied the knot and their wedding pictures are something else. Extravagant, wholesome, full of love - some of the words that can sum up their big fat desi shaadi. © Humans Of Bombay It really is the best response. © Humans Of Bombay
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'Tried Suicide 4 Times, Was Called Mad' - Amit Sadh On Destigmatising Men's Mental Health Issues

Strong, muscular, tall, macho, suave - we wouldn't blame you if you thought we were describing a man. The image associated with men has always inclined towards the physical aspect of the balance rather than the mental or even emotional one. Words like sensitive, compassionate, empathetic, woke have been used rather modestly when it comes to men. A man has been perceived rather unidimensionally for ages now. 
To reignite the conversation on International Men's Day and actually understand the nuances of mental health from the horse's mouth, we got in touch with men from various walks of life. It's been commendable to see each of these stars letting us inside their darkest moments and how they overcame them, breaking stereotypes, and proving that it's okay for a man to feel weak and vulnerable. Here's Amit Sadh opening up in a tell-all exclusive interview: The time that we find ourselves in, at present, warrants a much-needed discussion on mental illness, especially among men. Over the years, the dynamic around this subject has changed drastically as more and more people are coming forward to have a dialogue on this topic.  And talking about men who are breaking stereotypes in that regard, Amit Sadh is one such actor who has never shied away from talking about his struggles, especially ones related to his mental health, openly in public.  © Instagram/theamitsadh I didn’t overcome it all in one day - took me 20 years! I just found one thing for sure - this is not the end. Life is a gift. So, the day I understood this, I started living it. I feel blessed and fortunate that I’m on the other side of the white light. Now I have a lot of compassion, love and empathy for people who become weak. 
See, we all go through hard times. Everyone fails. We all get disappointed sometimes in ourselves, sometimes in the result of what we do, sometimes with people or relationships. Disappointments will continue, that’s what I've understood in life.  But you can’t let it affect you so much that it affects your living, your mental balance or your happiness. Nothing in life is worth taking your happiness.  Your motto in life shouldn’t be big cars, to be rich or to own a beach apartment or go holidaying in Barcelona. Your motto in life should be to be happy, to be at peace. I’m saying this from my experience. The day I made this promise to myself, my life started changing.  2. Is it easy for men to openly discuss their mental health issues in today’s world? Do you think there is a fear of being judged?  I think men are expected to be strong and there is this stupid notion of being an alpha, In fact, we don’t even know what a real alpha means. People perhaps think we are not supposed to have feelings - there’s that stigma attached by society. I think that has to break.  © Instagram/theamitsadh When it comes to friends who we feel need some love or attention, we should give them that. I have learnt one thing in life- that by becoming a society which is kinder, more gentle and accepting, it will instil encouragement and fearlessness in people who are genuinely going through problems, to come forward and talk about their mess and their stress. 
Till the time we are going to be a judgemental society, mean and harsh and ruthless to people - jitni bhi baat karna hai kar lo, kuch hone wala nahi hai.  5. What advice or suggestion would you give to people who are trying to cope with mental ailments especially at a time like this, during a pandemic?   What I can say to people who are struggling in life mentally, emotionally, financially, and in companionship is that- everyone is going through it. The percentage may be different, the order may be different but each one of us in this world is struggling.  Most people have learnt to find life, happiness, peace and smile in between these and I hope you can learn too. And I hope and pray to God that whatever your pain is it doesn't last long and for that you should never give up. Don’t give up.  6. There’s a general perception that men should be emotionally strong, they shouldn’t cry. Do you believe in that? What’s your definition of manhood?  It’s all BULLSHIT! I believe in humanhood. Back in the day when civilization was evolving, men and women had certain skill sets which have diminished now. Biologically, a man and a woman have certain skill sets from nature. Men were going to hunt, women were taking care of the children. Hence, women’s peripheral vision improved. Meanwhile, men didn’t communicate as they went hunting. That’s why they became tunnel-visioned.  But we have evolved. We are changing.   We just need to understand that the need of the hour right now is respect and equality. These are basics. First, let’s talk about these then we can talk about other big subjects.  7. If given an opportunity, what would be the one thing that you would like to change in society - in terms of how mental health is usually perceived?  I don’t want to change anything in anyone. I want to keep changing for the good in me and if that inspires people, great. I only know one thing in life - there’s a lot of goodness in the world and the country. It just needs a channel or a pathway to come up.  I believe people want to change, I believe in this beautiful country where people have love and acceptance for each other - my belief is strong.
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Shah Rukh Khan’s New Look From 'Pathan' Is Already A Hit And People Are Glad The King Is Back

Shah Rukh Khan has been missing from the world of showbiz for a while and people have been wanting to see him on the big screen desperately. For all the fans who have been waiting for SRK, we have some good news. He has started shooting for his first film in two years, Pathan. While no official confirmation has arrived yet, Pathan will mark Shah Rukh’s return to acting after Zero. According to a report published in Bollywood Hungama, Pathan has hit the floors today. “Shah Rukh Khan has begun filming for Pathan at Mumbai’s Yash Raj Studios from today. The whole team is very excited to see King Khan back in action. SRK himself is kicked about the film and his role in the film. He has come fully prepared and is looking forward to shooting this film,” a source was quoted saying to the publication. The picture of his new look has gone viral and is already a hit among people. Here’s the look: View this post on Instagram In the look, SRK is seen in long hair with a braid on the side, sporting an overall rugged look. In fact, the look reminded us of his character in Don. People are excited to see SRK back in action and are waiting to welcome him again. Ready to Roar#Pathan pic.twitter.com/l16Yh9Z108 — Arsad Khan (@ArsadKh69682070) November 18, 2020Ratein lambi kya hui log
Kehne lage suraj khatam ho gaya
Charche usi ke hai har taraf
Aur log kehte hai uska waqt khatam
Ho gaya#Pathan #ShahRukhKhan — αγαи (@iam_ayanpatel) November 18, 2020Just one Glimpse of SRK

And #Pathan is trending at 4

KING IS BACK @iamsrk pic.twitter.com/KOJphPnaTT — ViSHAL (@Vishal__says_) November 18, 2020I highly expected him to be in such type of roles after raees !!!
Exicted:)#Pathan#ShahRukhKhan — #shahrukhkhan (@_sofiyaansari) November 18, 2020#Pathan ke ek photo ne itna mahol garam kr diya hai socho Trailer, poster, Announcement ke bad kya haal hoga — Piku Singh #AmiKKR (@pikusingh13) November 18, 2020Besides Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham will play pivotal roles in Pathan. SRK was on a break from work and previously, in interaction with Filmfare, Shah Rukh had said, “I have no film with me right now. I am not working on any film. Usually what happens is when one of your films is coming to an end, you begin work on your next film and I get involved within 3-4 months. But this time I am just not feeling like...My heart doesn’t allow me to. I just felt that I should rather take time out, watch films, listen to stories, and read more books. Even my kids are in their college stage...my daughter is going to college and my son is about to finish his studies. So I just want to spend more time with my family.” Are you excited to see Shah Rukh back in action? Let us know in the comments below.
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Xbox Series X Review: The Most Powerful And Affordable Way To Game This Generation

The Xbox Series X has finally arrived in India and we've been testing the console ever since I got it on launch day in India. The next generation of gaming consoles is promising to deliver an experience we've never seen before. While the gaming landscape is bound to change in the coming years, I have to review the console based on what games we can play today. The Xbox Series X is probably the most exciting console by Microsoft in almost seven years and in my opinion, it's probably the most powerful, and affordable way to play games this generation. Now when I say the most affordable way to play games this generation, I'm not talking about the console's retail price but how much money you will end up saving in the long run if you game on the Series X. I'll talk more about the affordability factor later on the in the review but let's get started with what this console is all about: Design © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla The Xbox Series X is probably the most recognisable design of a console right now simply because it looks like a smaller PC. While previous Xbox consoles have been fairly larger than the competition, but this time around Microsoft has opted to go with a simple look. The design is clean, minimalistic and fits in every entertainment unit in homes right now. © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla It measures around 15.1 x 15.1 x 30.1 centimeters (5.9 x 5.9 x 11.9 inches) and weighs around 4.5Kg. The console does feel a bit heavy when you lift it for the first time but is still easier to handle than the previous Xbox One. The console can be placed vertically or horizontally depending on how much space you have, however we recommend keeping it vertical for better cooling. You can use it sideways and the console also comes with soft pads on its body to indicate the right way to position the console. © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla The bottom of the console does have a fixed base to balance the console on a flat surface. This base cannot be removed which means using the console sideways makes it look quite awkward. When placed vertically, it simply looked better with my overall setup and I could also see green accents in the top vent holes of the console. I mentioned earlier placing it vertically is better for cooling  because the console sucks in cool air from the bottom and vents it out of the top. Having enough headroom above the top vent is recommended to prevent overheating and achieve optimum performance in games. Having said that, I would have liked to see some form of lighting or LED rings as the Xbox 360 did two generations ago. The only visible light comes from the power button which also happens to be the Xbox logo. It illuminates a white light and makes a chime every time you power on the console. It would have been cool to see some green LED somewhere either at the back or the front of the console. Sure, the minimal look does work for the console, however, I would have liked to see some flair as well. I/O Ports © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla The Series X comes with an array of ports at the back that gives more options than previous generation consoles. For starters, there's an HDMI 2.1 port which is essential for 4K/60 FPS or above gaming. If you happen to use a monitor or a TV that has a higher refresh rate than 60Hz, you will need to use an HDMI 2.1 to take full advantage. The console does come with the said HDMI cable that has been branded as “Ultra High Speed.” © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla You will also find two USB3.1 ports at the back of the console which you can use to connect external USB 3.1 hard drives. Other ports include an ethernet port, a Kensington lock and a larger port for proprietary external PCIe 4.0 SSDs. One noticeable change you will find is that the console does not come with an optical audio port which can be frustrating for users who plan to use home theatres or powerful audio systems. Features: Interface, Console Streaming, and Quick Resume The user interface on the Xbox Series X is somewhat the same as the Xbox One making it quite unimaginative. While Xbox users will feel right at home however in our opinion the UI needs a bit of improvement. For starters, finding certain settings can be a pain as it is often buried under columns of tiles. Xbox users might already be used to this interface, however we do want it more refined for ease of use. © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla While the UI can be a bit confusing, it is quite comprehensive. You can easily manage games, calibrate HDR displays and adjust settings to your liking. There is a range of options to adjust such as frame rate settings, resolution preference and audio tuning you can do to your liking. The Xbox Series X supports resolutions up to 4K and frame rates up to 120Hz which is great for people who own TVs and monitors alike. We mostly played games in 1440p resolution and up to 120 FPS as it was the best way to experience some of the games at the moment. The most incredible feature has to be 'Quick Resume' where the Series X lets users play multiple games at the same time. You can load up multiple games and jump between each game without having to restart the entire game again. You can jump exactly where you left off and is almost like you left your games in a saved state. This is most useful when you are playing multiplayer games and single-player games at the same time. It's most handy for people who want to pick up their single-player game right where they left it after a quick session of Call of Duty. © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla Console streaming also works just as advertised where you can stream your console's game on your smartphone via the Xbox app on Android and iOS. We bought the Razer Kishi to test this feature and were surprised to see that it works almost flawlessly without any latency issues. This enables a player to play games wherever they want without being confined to a chair or a couch when gaming. You do need to have your smartphone and the console on the same network for it to work.  Other nifty features include capturing footage and images at native 4K quality which get directly uploaded to your Xbox app via the cloud. The Series X also syncs all save files via the cloud from your previous console or for 'Play Anywhere' games such as Yakuza 7 via PC. Performance The Xbox Series X is probably the most powerful console ever made as it has 12 teraflops of graphic power which directly result in better performance in games. We tested the console to run games like Gears 5, Forza Horizon 4, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Yakuza 7: Like a Dragon amongst others. These games have been optimised for the Series X/S and even come with a watermark on the top right corner of the game artwork in your library. We tested games in both 4k and 1440p resolutions for the sake of this review and here were our findings. Gears 5 runs at 4K resolution and 60 frames per second without any hiccups or throttling. Having said that, the game does prioritize frames over resolution and would often automatically adjust the resolution when it needs to. Overall, Gears 5 ran steady which we expected being a first-party game. Similarly, Assassin's Creed: Valhalla ran better than what we experienced on the PlayStation 4 Pro. We reviewed the game on the PS4 Pro but our experience on the Xbox Series X was vastly different. The game was a perfect test for the console since it is very demanding in terms of graphics. The game looked beautiful with 4K textures and ran at an ultra-smooth 60 frames per second. The game felt less clunky and better to play than it did on the PlayStation 4 Pro. Similarly, thanks to the internal SSD, the game would load in about 4-6 second whereas it would take 1-2 minutes on the PlayStation 4 Pro. Speaking of the SSD, games like Forza Horizon 4 loaded in about 20 seconds which takes way longer on my PC and the Xbox One X. For ray tracing and overall performance, we tested Yakuza 7 on both the Series X and our 2080ti powered PC. In our tests, the game would load in about 2 seconds on the Series X and in comparison it would take about 8-9 seconds to load on our PC's internal PCIe 4.0 SSD. The loading screens between cutscenes and levels would also take about a second which was quite impressive considering the loading times on previous generation consoles. Yakuza 7 also makes use of ray-tracing on the Series X which makes the game look absolutely beautiful especially at night. You will notice reflections, motion blur, light rays, and lens blur with almost perfection while running at 4K and 60 frames per second. You can check out this video below to see how the game performs on the Series X:   Damn #Yakuza7 looks brilliant on the #XboxSeriesX pic.twitter.com/7EmV41EZgU — Akshay Bhalla (@Bhallanator) November 12, 2020   Thanks to the Xbox Series X's AMD Zen 2-based Ryzen processor and RDNA 2-based GPU, some games give you options to tweak your experience in games like you would on PCs. Yakuza 7: Like a Dragon lets players choose graphic fidelity options while games like 'Ori and the Will of the Wisps' let you adjust motion blur levels. The Xbox Series X does feel like a PC when it comes to making adjustments to your liking and that has also been directly translated into games that have been optimised. © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla Finally, the Xbox Series X does get a bit warm from the top when playing graphic-intensive games but the console remains silent. There was no sound coming out of the console however this could change towards the end of the generation when games start pushing the console's hardware limit seven years from now. For people interested in power usage, the Xbox Series X draws about 128-130W when playing games and about 50W when sitting idle. The Affordability Factor 90% of gaming has to do with third-party games and being the most powerful console ever made, the Xbox Series X is probably the most affordable way to play games. We've already mentioned before how the Xbox Game Pass is beneficial for Indian gamers but the Xbox Series X does take it to the next level. With backwards compatibility, you can play 99% of your existing library with better performance, faster loading times, and higher frames. With the Game Pass, you can play 100s of games for a price of Rs 489/month that also gives you access to EA Play games. It is the most affordable way to catch up with your backlog and try new games without shelling our Rs 5,000 - 6,000 for each game. What's great is that Microsoft releases first-party titles as a part of the Game Pass Subscription on Day 1 as well. Having said that, there is a lack of first-party launch titles with the Xbox Series X as there are no new next-gen games from Microsoft Studios at the moment. Sure, Assassin's Creed: Valhalla does fit that bill, however there are currently no new games to play. The lack of first-party games alone makes the Series X feel like a transitionary console rather than next-gen at the moment. First-party games are on their way and until then you can simply use the console to catch up on your backlog or progress in games that you were already playing via backwards compatibility. Thankfully, the Xbox Series X seamlessly brings over your save files from PC or the Xbox One which makes it easier to keep playing your older games. Nevertheless, considering every criticism we've put forth, the Series X is arguably the best console to play games this generation without having the need to build a PC. Controllers © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla The new controller that comes with the Series X is not that much different from previous Xbox controllers apart from slight changes. For starters, the controller now has a textured surface on the underside and the triggers to improve your grip. There's also now a dedicated share button to capture images and footage instantly on the console. The joysticks also feel firmer than before making it more durable. The controller does still use the archaic style of using alkaline AA batteries which was a bit disappointing to see. You can buy a rechargeable battery pack separately that can charge via the USB-C port. The new controller has taken a few cues from the Elite controller when it comes to the rumble feature. Vibrations feel more defined and can be felt in both the underside and the triggers albeit not as pronounced as the Elite controllers. © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla You can also use older Xbox One controllers with the console as it supports hardware backwards compatibility as well. We used the regular Xbox controller, the Elite 1 and Elite controllers to test this feature out. To our surprise, the older controllers work flawlessly with the Series X and in the case of the Elite controllers, you do feel the extra vibration optimisations with games such as Forza, Gears 5 and Master Chief Collection as well. The Final Verdict If you are a gamer who wants to play the best possible version of games on a console, the Xbox Series X is the console for you. While first-party games are still on their way, the Series X is the most affordable way to enjoy games this generation, thanks to its subscription service. For Rs 50,000, the Xbox Series X delivers PC-like performance for a fraction of the price and gives incredible value considering the hardware inside. 
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Bangladeshi Man Can Sleep For A Week Straight & We Have Found A Real-Life ‘Kumbhakarna’

It's no secret that most Indian parents simply love to taunt their kids if they are found oversleeping. Every desi parent just loves to call out their kid if they sleep too much.
Too much sleep means being less productive, and nope, that is just not acceptable in a regular Indian household.  Meet 35-year-old Bhambal Sil from Manikganj, Bangladesh, who possesses the incredible talent of sleeping continuously for days. And there is absolutely nothing his parents can do about it! © Jamuna TV Apparently, he can even sleep for seven days at a stretch without eating any food. Now, we don't know if that is awesome or just downright disturbing.
Check out the video here- According to a video by Jamuna TV, Bhambal never showed such behaviour as a kid but after reaching the age of 15, his sleeping pattern changed and has continued to be like this for the past twenty years.
Not only this, Bhambal’s eating and bathing patterns are also very unusual as he can eat food meant for 4-5 people and takes a bath for hours on.  His family is struggling a lot to manage to get so much food for him on a regular basis as it's proving to be a herculean task. © Unsplash According to doctors, Bhambal is suffering from a complex illness which, luckily, can be cured with the help of the right medical assistance.

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Ranbir Kapoor Wore A Strange Balaclava Face Mask With A Pair Of Chunky High-Tops Worth Rs 12K

The coming year is definitely going to be huge for Ranbir Kapoor. ' From the release of the much-awaited first part of the Brahmastra trilogy by Ayan Mukherjee to Shamshera and Luv Ranjan's next, there is a big film line-up for the star next year.  With so much on his plate, it is evident why Ranbir Kapoor steps out ever so often these days.  © Viral Bhayani Things right now are not how they used to be in a pre-pandemic world. Now, one has to take the necessary COVID-19 precautions before stepping out. 
It is unthinkable to step out without a mask or a sanitiser or wear something OTT, considering it might get difficult to manage the outfit outside with the mask on.  © Viral Bhayani © Viral Bhayani It looks like Ranbir Kapoor has adapted well to the current challenge and is living up to it while also managing to put together stellar outfits. 
From DIY skull masks to efficient yet bizarre-looking O2 respirators, he's worn them all.  Recently, he stepped out in a balaclava face mask. © Viral Bhayani © Viral Bhayani Balaclava face masks refer to masks that have a close-fitting covering and are typically made of wool. They also have velcro straps at the back instead of elastic or tie-up strings.
© farfecth Coming back to his outfit, he wore a red and black classic flannel t-shirt with a pair of ripped jeans and a pair of High-top Nike Air Jordan 1 Retro Mid Chicago Toe that is priced at 160 Dollars which comes down to Rs 12,000 approximately. 
Oddly, the balaclava mask complemented the outfit.  Usually worn in the winter while playing sports, the balaclava face mask will definitely make a big comeback this season courtesy of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Why Are People Trending ‘Bring Back True Indology’ And Bashing IPS Officer D Roopa On Twitter?

Today, we saw two trends #BringBackTrueIndology and #ShameOnYouIPSRoopa on Twitter, and upon digging further, we discovered how the two were interconnected. Roopa Divakar Moudgil, popularly known as D. Roopa, is an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer from Devanagere, Karnataka. She started to trend after her argument with a Twitter user True Indology over whether firecrackers are Indian or not went viral. In case you're unaware of True Indology, since July 2019, this particular handle has been giving snippets on Indian culture and history from the perspective of the owner of the handle. View this post on Instagram A lot of people were following the handle but it was suspended right after the big argument between the senior IPS officer and the owner of the Twitter page. How did it all start?On November 14, the senior IPS officer posted a status on Facebook asking why people are objecting to a ban on firecrackers. “Ban on crackers in Bengaluru is for this year alone, given COVID situation. Why can't for one year we abstain ourselves from the use of crackers? Are we so hollow that our joy is dependent solely on crackers? There are many ways to celebrate Deepawali. Light diyas, meet people, exchange mithai...but no, adamant people only want crackers. How unreasonable!” she wrote in her post. True Indology and Roopa got into an argument over whether there was any mention of firecrackers in the ancient manuscripts of our culture. After she disagreed with True Indology’s perspective, she told him that ‘Your Time Is Up’ and five minutes later, his account was suspended. He wrote an elaborate note on Instagram on what exactly happened and when things went awry. In his long post, he wrote, “This post is about magic that happened on Twitter. One IPS officer from Bengaluru (Twitter India Head Quarters) issued directives to ban Diwali crackers. She said that crackers were not mentioned in ancient texts. I disagreed with her and showed her references from Ananda Ramayana and Skanda Purana. She challenged me to divulge my personal details. I refused to divulge those details. She then said, "Your time is up". And boom. My account was suspended within 5 minutes. What a sweet coincidence! Twitter sent no mail. Gave no reason. Simply suspended my account. Friends, this is a coincidence. Just a sweet coincidence. Nothing more to it. There is absolutely no correlation and I am REALLY not hinting at anything. I did not divulge personal details. Hence, I was only digitally eliminated. What would have happened if I had? I shudder to think.” View this post on Instagram Right after his account was suspended, people started questioning the freedom of speech we have as it was attacked because someone's ego got hurt. Celebs like Kangana Ranaut and Ranvir Shorey also bashed Roopa for using her power to digitally murder a genuinely informative page. Here’s what they tweeted: See @TIinExile this is what you earned, they who ruthlessly eliminated you must be powerful but they can’t take away your real worth, we miss you and remember eventually love wins, don’t feel low/ disheartened or hopeless... we are together in this #BringBackTrueIndology pic.twitter.com/7Q6KfdCo3q — Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) November 18, 2020Living off on tax money, these cops are answerable for arm twisting commoners, it’s a valid question rather than taking people’s complaints and assisting them, why is @D_Roopa_IPS indulging in time pass trolling that too in working hours threatening and intimidating youngsters. https://t.co/b9O7clFzTe — Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) November 18, 2020Hey @TwitterIndia, this is the second time you have unreasonably suspended one of the most informative and decent Twitter handles on your platform. Utter #shame. #BringBackTrueIndology — Ranvir Shorey (@RanvirShorey) November 18, 2020Some people also voiced their opinion on how they felt that it was wrong to get someone’s Twitter account suspended over personal disagreement and ego. People ended up bashing the IPS officer Roopa left, right, and center. Here’s how people reacted on Twitter: D Roopa IPS miss use of our Power for suspended the True Nationalist twitter handle @TIinExile ....?

We all Nationalist always stand with True Indology.

RT if you want #BringBackTrueIndology pic.twitter.com/FTyobBlebt — Pushpendra Kulshreshtha (@iArmySupporter) November 18, 2020One gets shot to death just for celebrating Durga Puja

One gets suspended by Twitter for expressing his views

Both at the behest of IPS officers
If this is not blatant misuse of power, what is?@TIinExile#BringBackTrueIndology #ShameOnYouIPSRoopa @TheDeepak2020In pic.twitter.com/9QoxPobb0X — Sadhvi Dr. Prachi (@sadhvi_dr) November 18, 2020Certain IPS office is not nameless. She is India's very own cyberbully IPS Roopa! #ShameOnYouIPSRoopa #BringBackTrueIndology #छठपूजा_विरोधी_केजरीवाल https://t.co/SJXx7qGU3I — Bhole (@JaneZakya) November 18, 2020This is happening in a free democratic country, no one is allowed to speak the truth. #BringBackTrueIndology pic.twitter.com/YIg2lhNoaq — Neha Verma (@Neha6_ishere) November 18, 2020Misuse of powers given!
I wonder if @TlinExile would have disclosed details, what would be her/his state! #ShameOnYouIPSRoopa#BringBackTrueIndology #BringBackTrueIndology #BringBackTrueIndology #BringBackTrueIndology #BringBackTrueIndology #BringBackTrueIndology https://t.co/ydd6vFvddR — Riya (@BlissSeekerRiya) November 18, 2020Which side are you on? Let us know in the comments section below!
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Ibrahim Ali Khan's Low-Key Diwali Outfit Made Him Look Like A Younger Version Of Saif Ali Khan

When we talk about fusion wear looks in general, we often see the most innovative ones during weddings or Diwali.  Since the festive season just went by, we have so many instances of celebrities stepping out or posting pictures on Instagram of groundbreaking looks that we would love to emulate in the future. For instance, this Diwali, a lot of celebrities took the opportunity to celebrate after staying at home for months amid the coronavirus pandemic. This included the likes of celebrities like Ishaan Khatter, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ibrahim Ali Khan. In fact, in the recent pictures of Ibrahim, he legit looks like a younger version of his father, Saif Ali Khan.  Take a look at the pictures here: View this post on Instagram Ibrahim was wearing a beige and green printed kurta in silk with seemingly long hair, courtesy the fact that most people are avoiding the risk of going to the salon.   But with the grown hair, he does look like a younger version of his father, Saif Ali Khan from his Kal Ho Na Ho days.  View this post on Instagram While there is talk of Ibrahim Ali Khan taking up a project in Bollywood soon, we are sure everyone is waiting with bated breath to see how the young Khan will carry on the legacy of his father. 
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Rural India Trumped Urban Areas In Mobile Data Usage Due To The COVID-19 Lockdown

The COVID-19 lockdown prompted a lot of migrant workers to return to their villages. Apparently, there was a spike in mobile data usage at that time in the rural areas as all the workers are assumed to have rapidly used up their data allowances. The same has been confirmed by some senior industry analysts and executives. This trend continued well till September when the workers started returning to the cities after the lockdown restrictions were slowly eased. These usage patterns strongly contributed to the overall data usage levels. © Reuters Jio and Airtel's expansion in rural areas also acted as a catalyst to this new trend. As a result, rural consumption now accounts for roughly 45% of overall mobile data usage, and urban usage makes up 55%. This is a significant change compared to the 40:60 ratio before the COVID-19 lockdown.
While speaking to ET, a top telco executive said, "Post-lockdowns, rural mobile data usage for the Big 3 telcos grew by 30-35% sequentially in the June quarter, which was much sharper than the estimated 15-20% rise in urban data usage". It's, however, worth pointing out that there has been a decline in rural voice minutes during the same period. The rural voice minutes usage fell 5% sequentially in the June quarter as the volume of urban-to-rural voice calls dropped as migrant workers went home. © Reuters It'll be interesting to see how the usage pattern changes now that the lockdown restrictions have been eased and the migrants are back in the cities. We'd love to see more users being retained in the rural areas.
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Obama Reveals He Watched Bollywood Movies In College & Now Indians Want To Know His Binge List

Barack Obama recently revealed that he used to watch Bollywood movies in his college days with his friends and why not, we all love old Hindi movies, after all. He reiterates while speaking about his fascination with India in his book ‘A Promised Land’.
He also said that he has a special place for India as most of his childhood years were spent in Indonesia listening to the epic Hindu tales of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. © Reuters Obama also revealed that he had never been to India before his Presidential visit in 2010 and he wrote in his book, “India always held a special place in my imagination. Maybe it was because I’d spent a part of my childhood in Indonesia listening to the epic Hindu tales of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, or because of my interest in Eastern religions, or because of a group of Pakistani and Indian college friends who’d taught me to cook dal and keema and turned me on to Bollywood movies.” © Reuters In 2017, when Obama travelled to India in December, he said in an interview in Delhi that he loves dal and keema. He also that he is the first-ever US President o have the recipe for daal. He added that while his keema is excellent, his chicken is okay. Back then, he had also said that he finds it incredibly hard to make Rotis.
Here’s what people on the internet have to say about this- He's very fortunate. Most Indian kids don't get the chance to do that. — sonia 🇮🇳🕉 (@sonia_sinha) November 17, 2020Ab samajh aaya Modi ji "my friend Barack, my friend Barack" kyon bola karte the. — Sanjeev Kumar (@sanjeevkumar__) November 17, 2020Khush ho jao Baharatiyo....... — redblood2714@gmail.com (@redblood2714) November 17, 2020Without understanding it probably...Just listening doesnt help.. It just becomes one more activity.... https://t.co/srswlqZmxJ — radha raju (@radharaju18) November 17, 2020That's why Obama stood out as a cultured man. — Pradeep (@PPK37523) November 17, 2020Irony is we depend on others to inspire us to follow & hv faith in our religion. — ila saxena (@SaxenaIla) November 17, 2020Which movies do you this the former US President watches? Let us know in the comments below.
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‘Rahul Bhai Really Cared About My Family,’ Suresh Raina Relives Playing In Dravid’s Captaincy

Suresh Raina has been a silent but deadly cricketer that the Indian cricket team has had playing for them.   Having scored 5615 ODI runs, 1605 T20 runs and 5368 IPL runs, he is a champion of limited overs cricket and any team - be it national, domestic or a league franchise - has been lucky to have him onboard.  View this post on Instagram However there was one man who has been even more silent than Raina but has managed to reach the epitome of success with the team in the white and red ball cricket.   We are obviously talking about Rahul Dravid, the ‘Wall’ who was every bowler’s nightmare in Test cricket and every coach’s dream project to work on. Regardless of his batting prowess, Dravid’s name never emerges in the conversation around some of India’s best captains. After taking over as the skipper after Sourav Ganguly, Dravid led the squad in 25 Tests and 79 ODIs and during his tenure some of the biggest series wins came against West Indies, Bangladesh and England. But for Raina, one of the biggest perks of playing for Team India was to serve under the leadership of Dravid.  View this post on Instagram Recalling how nervous he used to be back when he was a young cricketer who’d just received a call to play at the international level, the southpaw told us how it was Dravid who helped him settle in and get comfortable inside the dressing room.  He said:  “When you play at the highest level, you have a lot of responsibilities on your shoulders. Back then I remember Rahul bhai used to play, his man-management was superb. He had brilliant players like Sachin bhai and Anil bhai. Viru bhai and Gauti bhai used to play on the top and in the middle there was Dhoni and me.” View this post on Instagram He continued: “I remember, as youngsters, we used to feel nervous talking in the dressing room but Rahul bhai helped us feel relaxed. He used to talk to us about our families and was genuinely concerned about their wellbeing.”It has been over eight years since Dravid hung his boots. He then went on to become the head coach of the U-19 Indian cricket team and that was India A and currently works as the boss man of the National Cricket Academy with the hopes of revitalising the infrastructure and use the facilities to produce world class cricketers.  And even then, stories of his days as an active player and a leader continue to surface and only goes on to show that Dravid was simply a class apart. 
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Siddhant Chaturvedi's 'Parachute' Pants With Jodhpuris Gave Ananya's Outfit A Tough Competition

Siddhant Chaturvedi's Instagram feed is on point. Scrolling down his feed will have you convinced that he's pre-planned every single detail right from the posts to the highlights.  In fact, aside from the off-beat aesthetic, it's hard to not notice that he's also a connoisseur of spiffy outfits as well. From angled close-ups of his face to the outfits that are definitely inspiration-worthy, he is nailing it. © Viral Bhayani After Gully Boy, Siddhant Chaturvedi is all set to star in films like Phone Bhoot, Bunty Aur Babli 2 and an unnamed project with Shakun Batra. 
Considering these are all mainstream projects, Siddhant has already upped his game. This also extends to his style game, case in point for a recent Diwali party he pulled all the stops when it came to his quirky ethnic outfit.  Take a look at what he wore: © Viral Bhayani Spotted with fellow actor Ananya Pandey, Siddhant Chaturvedi was seen wearing multi-coloured sherwani by Anamika Khanna with a pair of black patiala pants that were fluffed up that they almost looked like 'parachute' pants. 
To complete the look, he also wore a pair of leather jodhpuris. Take a close look t his close jodhpuris here:  © Viral Bhayani © Viral Bhayani He also repeated the sherwani for his Instagram with a pair of cigarette pants that completely changed the look of the sherwani.
View this post on Instagram Styled by Chandani Zatakia, this was the look put together to be repurposed later as well.   Among the two looks with two completely different options for pants being cigarette pants and patialas, which one would you prefer with your traditional outfit?
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MP Cop In Trouble After Using Popular ‘Gabbar Singh’ Dialogue & People Can’t Stop Laughing

In another bizarre incident, a police officer landed in trouble after using a legendary Bollywood dialogue while talking to the general people. He intended to explain certain things to civilians in a fun way but the authorities didn’t take it well. 
In a dramatic incident, a police officer was seen saying a popular dialogue from the Bollywood movie Sholay on the megaphone mounted to his police jeep in Madhya Pradesh’s Jhabua. The cop’s brainchild behind doing this was to maintain law and order in the area.  Check out the video here- #WATCH | MP: KL Dangi, in-charge of Kalyanpura police station in Jhabua, says, "Kalyanpura se 50-50 km ki duri par jab bachcha rotaa hai to maa kehti hai chup ho ja beta nahi to Dangi aa jayega".

"A show-cause notice has been issued to him," says Jhabua ASP Anand Singh. (15.11) pic.twitter.com/FCEN0EKm8D — ANI (@ANI) November 15, 2020 The police officer who was seen in the video is now doing the rounds on the internet and is in-charge of the Kalyanpura police station in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh. He was seen saying the altered version of one of Gabbar’s dialogue from the film Sholay.  KL Dangi was seen saying, "Kalyanpura se 50-50 km ki duri par jab bachcha rotaa hai to maa kehti hai chup ho ja beta nahi to Dangi aa jayega. (When a child cries even as far as 50 km away from Kalyanpura, their mothers tell them to go to sleep or Dangi will come).” © United Producers According to the officials a show-cause notice has been issued to the police officer. Jhabua Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Anand Singh said, "A video of Dangi has gone viral on the internet. A show-cause notice has been issued to him. Further action will be taken in the matter after a preliminary enquiry.”
Here’s what people on the internet have to say about the viral video- Bollywood ka parinam. — hari singh (@harrysargodhia) November 16, 2020Ohh bhai aj he sholay dekh ke aaya hei — Lokesh (@LokeshS000777) November 15, 2020Too wrong — आदित्य शाह (@shah_alien) November 15, 2020Gabbar singh ka nam puri tarah se mitti me mila diya..
Ab inko saza milegi... Baraabar milegi.. — Prabh Singh (@PrabhdeepSidana) November 16, 2020Not good manner in mp police department — Er. Rajdeep Sharma (@ErRajdeepSharma) November 16, 2020Pkka Sholay dekhi h — Vikram Kumar Rao (@VikramKumarRao6) November 15, 2020Dangi pic.twitter.com/rPX10GW1RP — newt_sch (@newt_sch) November 16, 2020What do you think of the bizarre incident? Let us know in the comments section below. 
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Xiaomi And Poco Phone Users In India Are Facing Bootup Issues & Here's What We Know

According to a few reports, it looks like some Xiaomi and Poco phone users are facing bootup issues on their devices. The devices are showing a weird message that reads "Find device closed unexpectedly" and eventually reboots. And on top of that, this seems to be happening repeatedly, which is quite annoying, to say the least. Although the exact reason for this is unknown, some users have suggested that the glitch was caused after Airtel Thanks App got a new update. Looks like the new version of the app has some issue with MIUI's Find My Device settings.  © MensXP/Karthik Iyer From what we know so far, it looks like the Redmi Note 7, Redmi Note 9 Pro Max and Poco M2 Pro users are facing the issue. Xiaomi has also acknowledged the issue and said they're working with Airtel to fix the problem. However, the company did not disclose the exact reason for the current issue.
"While we are working on fixing the issue with the App developer and rollout out a permanent update by early next week, we have put temporary containment measures in place, over the last 36 hours. This fix may need consumers to get their devices at a service center", Xiaomi said in an official statement. Airtel also responded with the company’s Global CIO Harmeen Mehta sharing a post on Twitter. Check it out - Some @airtelindia customers are experiencing phone crashes on MI phones. We have worked with Xaomi to find the cause & they are preparing a fix. Meanwhile we have put a small tweak in the airtel #Thanksapp to help. Please open the app once to effect new settings. #HappyDiwali2020 — Harmeen Mehta (@HarmeenM) November 14, 2020 As of now, we don't have any word on the update's rollout. We'll keep an eye on this issue and update here when we have more info.
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People Are Saying 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan's Munni 'Badi Ho Gayi' & Her Sensible Reply Has Won Our Hearts

Harshaali Malhotra aka Munni from Bajrangi Bhaijaan made a household after her strong performance in the 2015 movie. Soon after her role in the Salman Khan movie, she was in the limelight and has been making sure that she updates her fans about her whereabouts with her pictures on Instagram.  View this post on InstagramRecently, Harshaali posted a series of photos from Diwali 2020 and Bhaidooj celebrations which left people spellbound.  View this post on InstagramAnd it was a recap of Hansika Motwani's case all over again as soon, people started sharing memes. One particular meme that says ‘Munni Itni Jaldi Badi Ho Gayi’ seems to have become the most popular one.  Jaduu#munni of #bajrangibhaijaan #MEMES #memesdaily #memes2020 #memekbasahh pic.twitter.com/TOljozxdpo — Laughing Nations (@LaughingNations) November 17, 2020 It was Harshaali's response to all the questions about growing up so fast, that won our hearts. She chose a very subtle way of answering all of these comments. In one of the replies, she said she too wants to see the memes that people are talking about. In another reply, she said that it’s not like you cannot recognize her as she has the same face. © Instagram Just like Hansika, Harshaali was attacked for her transformation. Time and again, female actors have been targeted for their transformations. From their body weight to their height to their looks, a certain section of people have always questioned and told them how a public figure should look.
But kudos to Harshaali for shutting down these trolls in the most sensible way. We really hope that people stop discriminating against women, and it's appalling to see trolls going after an actor who is still so young. View this post on Instagram View this post on Instagram View this post on Instagram View this post on Instagram View this post on Instagram We hope to see her soon in movies again as we all know how brilliant a performer she is.
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Man Builds His Childhood Friend A House Proving Nothing Beats The Bond Between School Friends

The friends you make in school last for a lifetime, more often than not. Even after losing touch, the friendship is still there, and you know the right kind of people will be there for you whenever you need them. And, now, we have the perfect and most wholesome example of the power of friendship. When K Nagendran, a man from Tamil Nadu, reconnected with his school friend Muthukumar after three decades, he was heartbroken at seeing his friend's living condition. © Unsplash (Representational Image) Muthukumar, a 44-year-old truck driver, was one of the millions who was affected badly due to the pandemic. He went from making Rs 10,000-15,000 before lockdown to barely scraping by Rs 1,000-2,000 this year. 
He was living in a dilapidated hut that was on the verge of collapsing with multiple people in the house to feed. He said, "I am staying in the same house since I was born. I have been driving trucks to make ends meet, but lockdown reduced my income measly for the past six months. Trees around my house fell during Gaja cyclone two years ago and since then my house has been in a bad shape." © Unsplash (Representational Image) But when Muthukumar and K Nagendran met each other after a long time at their school teacher's house, the former invited the latter to his house. 
Nagendran was so hurt with seeing his friend's living conditions, he immediately started organizing funds through their TECL Higher Secondary School Pudukkottai friends WhatsApp group. According to New Indian Express,he said, "I met my friend almost 30 years after we finished school. I was distressed to see the condition of his house. Gaja cyclone had destroyed the trees around his house and the roof of his house. One needed to bend to even enter his house. I knew that I had to help him. I formed a Whatsapp group and sent photos and videos of his house. Many came forward to help him." © New Indian Express In just three months, he managed to build an entire house for his friend using the Rs. 1.5 lakh he managed to collect and the best part? The timing was so perfect that the house became a Diwali gift for Muthukumar!
Lastly, Nagendran said, "Even though we weren’t in touch, school friends are special. We must all help our friends in need. Many have suffered during the lockdown. If you chance upon a friend who is in distress, please do something to help them out." © Unsplash(Representational Image) Never leave a friend behind, what a special friendship these guys have. 
Even after no contact, they were actively helping someone in need and changed someone's life for the better. Every single person deserves a friend like that, and if you already have someone like that in your life, it's time to show a little more appreciation for them.
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Apple HomePod Mini Review: The Smaller Smart Speaker That Packs A Punch For iPhone Users

We finally got to test the HomePod Mini, Apple’s new smart speaker that is way smaller than its bigger brother and is a direct competitor to Google’s Nest Audio and Amazon Echo. The HomePod Mini is Apple’s answer to the small smart speaker market which is everything an iPhone user needs in 2020. It’s more affordable and can do everything the larger HomePod can do. If you are an iPhone user who is heavily invested in Apple’s ecosystem, you will absolutely adore this smart speaker. It works with the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod and every other recent Apple product launched in the past few years. Here’s what we think about Apple’s HomePod Mini: Design We’ve already mentioned the HomePod Mini is small but what sets it apart from everything else out there is its half-spherical design. The entire speaker is wrapped in a fabric mesh similar to the larger HomePod and has a touch control pad with LED indicators at the top. Apple has retained the original design of the HomePod albeit with slight changes to the overall design. The fabric mesh is supposed to make the sound better on the HomePod Mini which has proven to be effective in the larger model.  © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla The HomePod Mini does need to be plugged in at all times and is not a portable device you can carry around the house. The smart speaker also does not have a 3.5mm headphone jack if you want to play music from other devices and heavily relies on Apple Music and other streaming services. The small size also means it can be easily installed in a bookshelf, desk or the kitchen counter if you are looking for something more discrete. Apart from the subtle changes, the HomePod Mini follows a similar design ethos as the larger HomePod and fits the Apple aesthetic perfectly. 
Features While the HomePod Mini might feel like a cheaper, smaller device, it doesn’t mean the smart speaker does not have all the features. The HomePod Mini does everything the larger HomePod can do powered by Siri. You can control smart devices that are compatible with Apple’s HomeKit and even use it for streaming content from Apple Music, TuneIn, Podcasts amongst others. Alternatively, you can also use the Handoff feature from your iPhone by simply tapping on the speaker with your phone and it will transfer whatever was playing. You will get a notification on your iPhone and feel haptic feedback whenever you are transferring audio to the HomePod Mini. Having said that, in order for this feature to work, both devices need to be on the same WiFi network.  © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla Apple has also introduced a new intercom feature that allows users to broadcast voice messages to other Apple devices at your home. You simply need to say “Hey Siri, Intercom…” followed by your message. You can turn off this feature from the Home app settings or select when to receive notifications. I’ve personally set it on “When I’m Home” as I don’t expect to step out anytime in the near future. You can send voice notes via Intercom to iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, AirPods to family members which you have to choose in the Home app. 
© MensXP_Akshay Bhalla If you are looking to get two HomePod Minis, you can also pair them up in stereo for a better audio experience. This was possible on the larger HomePod as well which is great for users who would like to pair it with their Apple TV. You can place it in a manner that you get the best audio acoustics from the smart speaker. The speaker is also powered by Apple’s U1 Wideband chip which does help in tuning the audio according to the environment and detect iPhones for the handoff feature. 
Sound Quality © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla I’ll be honest, I did not expect the HomePod Mini to pack a punch when it comes to audio quality due to its sheer size. The speaker is loud enough to fill up a medium-sized room and keeps the sound balanced for all types of genres. The HomePod Mini is clearer than most other speakers we’ve used that come in a similar size and sound less distorted. The mids and highs are balanced perfectly and can be distinctly heard at medium to low volumes. Having said that, the lows or bass still needs a bit of tuning even though it still sounds better than the competition. You do get enough bass without having the overall sound getting distorted which is always a good sign with small speakers. However, if you are looking for a more powerful bass sound, we recommend getting the regular HomePod for your needs. If you listen to a lot of podcasts, the HomePod Mini is the perfect smart speaker for listening to spoken word content. 
The Final SayIf you are an iPhone user looking for a smart speaker that works seamless with your phone, the HomePod Mini is a great option to consider. It doesn’t take too much space and sounds great for its size. The smart speaker can handle all of your queries via Siri and is perfect for controlling HomeKit devices such as cameras, smart lights and other devices. There’s finally an affordable option for iPhone users who want to make full use of their HomeKit and Apple’s ecosystem.
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Men Unite To Challenge Toxic Masculinity After Harry Styles Was Criticized For Wearing A Dress

Honestly, the most 'manly' man out there is someone who is so secure in his masculinity that he doesn't let the opinions of others affect him. The music industry has been filled with artists who have challenged the skewed concept of masculinity for decades, and the latest person to say no to toxic masculinity has been none other than British singer Harry Styles. "There’s so much joy to be had in playing with clothes. I’ve never thought too much about what it means—it just becomes this extended part of creating something.": Read our full December cover story starring @Harry_Styles here: https://t.co/yILujUQQae pic.twitter.com/qwpGKBSQey — Vogue Magazine (@voguemagazine) November 13, 2020 He made history for being the first man who was on the cover of Vogue alone, and to make this milestone even better, he wore a stunning dress for his photoshoot.  Well, he, of course, got a lot of praise for everything he's done to break gender norms because it's 2020 and a huge amount of people are 'woke' enough to know that clothes don't have genders. However, some people are still living in the dark ages, apparently. American author Candace Owens shared her views on Harry Styles and how the society is now promoting 'feminization of our men'. There is no society that can survive without strong men. The East knows this. In the west, the steady feminization of our men at the same time that Marxism is being taught to our children is not a coincidence.
It is an outright attack.

Bring back manly men. https://t.co/sY4IJF7VkK — Candace Owens (@RealCandaceO) November 14, 2020 Uh oh, that's the worst take ever. Of course, American political commentator Ben Shapiro, notorious for having unpopular opinions, had to jump in and share his thoughts on Harry's dress. Masculinity and femininity exist. Outward indicators of masculinity and femininity exist in nearly every human culture. Boys are taught to be more masculine in virtually every human culture because the role of men is not always the same as the role of women. — Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) November 16, 2020The Left knows this; they openly say that gender is both important and socially constructed (which is why they tell you that a man can be a woman, e.g., despite no biological underpinning). — Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) November 16, 2020If a piece of clothing can threaten your masculinity, are you even manly in the first place? The answer is absolutely not.  Breaking gender stereotypes is important, every individual is different and it's important for every person to safely express themselves in any way they want. Men wearing dresses, women wearing suits, this is the kind of stuff that needs to be normalized for a healthy society where people have the freedom to do whatever they want. No Candace, not one of these men have ever dressed up to make themselves attractive for you. You don't have to find someone attractive to respect them as a person, it's not a hard concept. PSA: Mining pictures on the internet of men in dresses is not going to suddenly make me attracted to men in dresses.

I’m impervious to woke culture. Showing me 50 examples of something won’t make it any less stupid.#BringBackManlyMen https://t.co/7NKrrGiZSf — Candace Owens (@RealCandaceO) November 16, 2020 While these toxic people are going on about their very narrow mindsets, real men decided to bring back manly men in the best possible way. Misha Collins gets it, and well, Misha Collins can get it. Preach it, Candace! #BringBackManlyMen https://t.co/NIZJhMb217 pic.twitter.com/mY6AJH89Sq — Misha Collins (@mishacollins) November 16, 2020 Don't be like Candace. This is Candace.
Candace routinely wears pants and shirts and suits.
Candace gets inexplicably angry when men wear dresses.
Candace is a stupid hypocrite.
Don't be like Candace. #bringbackmanlymen pic.twitter.com/oDj1dYEQb9 — Sad Sexy Bitch (@ot5supremacy1d) November 16, 2020 What a hypocrite. #BringBackManlyMen ok then let’s bring back “womenly women” too? Suits and pants are only for men go put a skirt and some heels on 🤮🤮 pic.twitter.com/fdqkf9KtDR — lacey (@lacemikala) November 16, 2020 Break free. Masculinity is a toxic prison and men who derive their power solely from their confinement are weak. #BringBackManlyMen https://t.co/4ppxee6jW2 pic.twitter.com/9S7OpC241W — Justin Jenkins (@just_jenkins) November 16, 2020 Yep. “It is an outright attack”.
Yes, Candace. It is an attack.

It’s an attack against the LGBTQ community.
It’s an attack against freedom and democracy.
And YOU are the attacker.
Stop thinking that a man in a dress is the end of the world. #Bringbackmanlymen #Femmephobia https://t.co/tTAgVbugFl — Ram (@HereIsRamK) November 16, 2020 No Freddie Mercury disrespect in this house. dont forget about the fucking queen#BringBackManlyMen pic.twitter.com/LqStYLZ7Vu — gigi ♡︎'s aninha (@itslouist28) November 16, 2020 Hmm. The manliest mans to have ever manned @mishacollins @Harry_Styles 🏻#BringBackManlyMen pic.twitter.com/WHgR4pRV7e — •Nikki Marie Photo• (@NYCNolita) November 16, 2020 Wholesome. I always feel masculine ‍♂️ #BringBackManlyMen https://t.co/3R1o7ISvDY — Osric (@OsricChau) November 17, 2020 Exactly. The best men are comfortable & secure enough in themselves to wear whatever the hell they want & have nothing to prove to bigots. #BringBackManlyMen https://t.co/nSgDPOGLZu — Hex Parker (@BohoWitch) November 16, 2020 Confidence is manly. #BringBackManlyMen

Define “Manly”.

Because I think men that wear dresses/skirts, and makeup, with painted nails, and heels, and poofy blouses are EXTREMELY manly. pic.twitter.com/O73MYPfNuS — Cha(i)se (♡)’s (Bethy the ) (@anoxymoroniam) November 16, 2020 And lastly, Misha Collins is amazing. Absolutely. #BringBackManlyMen. We totally do not want this pic.twitter.com/dtwohQO7mH — Liam (@Liam70425780) November 16, 2020
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Oxford University Study Finds Playing Video Games Can Make People Happier And Improve Mental Health

There have been numerous studies in the past claiming that playing video games can be beneficial for mental health and it seems like a new scientific study by the University of Oxford reaffirms the same.  The study used industry data from gaming companies to analyse wellbeing of players and see the effects on mental health. The research by the University of Oxford analysed two specific games i.e. Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Electronic Arts’ Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville. © Unsplash It was found that players who spent time playing the two games reported that they felt happier. Having said that, it is worth pointing out that the study was only limited to the two games and did not use data from other games. The researchers also did not conclude whether increased playtime was the reason behind the participants experiencing better mental health. 
"Our findings show video games aren't necessarily bad for your health; there are other psychological factors which have a significant effect on a person's well-being," Andrew Przybylski, Director of Research at the Oxford Internet Institute and the study's lead author said. "In fact, play can be an activity that relates positively to people's mental health -- and regulating video games could withhold those benefits from players.” To put things into perspective, the researchers used data and survey responses from 2,756 players of Animal Crossing: New Horizons and 518 players of Plants vs. Zombies. Data from the games shared with the researchers was anonymous and the researchers surveyed the participants separately about their wellbeing.  © Unsplash This is not the first time a study has concluded that video games could be beneficial for mental health. In fact, if you are interested in knowing what researchers are saying about video games and mental health, read our detailed op-ed about the topic here. 
Having said that, the University of Oxford is also looking to find any negative impacts caused by video games on mental health. “I’m very confident that if the research goes on, we will learn about the things that we think of as toxic in games,” Przybylski said, “and we will have evidence for those things as well.” The researches are hoping to introduce a higher standard of evidence about video game addiction or digital harms in general. “You have really respected, important bodies, like the World Health Organization and the NHS, allocating attention and resources to something that there’s literally no good data on. And it’s shocking to me, the reputational risk that everyone’s taking, given the stakes. For them to turn around and be like, ‘hey, this thing that 95% of teenagers do? Yeah, that’s addictive, no, we don’t have any data,’ that makes no sense,” Przybylski said. Video games have been found to have many benefits for gamers, especially in the post-COVID era. Games have been found to develop cognitive thinking, help people with pre-existing mental health issues and helping socialise with friends when isolated. New studies have cast doubt on long-held assumptions that video games can cause addiction, violence and aggression. 
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Who Is Gulnaz And Why Are People Seeking Justice For Her

We live in a country where women are still forced to bow down in front of hypocritical stereotypes and when they do not, it’s taken for granted that they should be punished. In a heinous crime, a 20-year-old girl identified as Gulnaz Khatoon was burnt alive by sprinkling kerosene over her body in Rasoolpur village in Bihar. Refusing to marry, and opposing molestation, set fire by Satish Kumar and Chandan Kumar a body of a badly burned girl was recovered from the well

family members are protesting by keeping dead bodies on the road in the hope of justice#JusticeForGulnaz pic.twitter.com/hi6X1bzltp — faizan (@faizan0008) November 16, 2020 And the reason is even more baffling as the victim was killed because she refused to marry one of the accused, Satish Rai. In a video statement to the police, Gulnaz said, “I was going to throw garbage around 6 pm when Satish Rai, son of Vinay Rai poured kerosene over me and set me ablaze with a match stick”. आखिर कब तक लड़कियों पर अत्याचार होता रहेगा????
कब तक बेटियां हैंवानियत का शिकार होती रहेंगी????
- पूछता है भारत#JusticeForGulnaz pic.twitter.com/ZuoHuhYC8C — Mool Chandra Aazad (@MoolchandAzad) November 17, 2020 Satish was harassing her and pressurizing her for marriage. She even requested him to not pester her as marriage was out of question. She is reported to have stated reasons of different religious backgrounds as the main hindrance in them getting married. It has been more than two weeks since the incident took place, and the accused haven’t been tracked or punished yet. पुलिस को दिए बयान में गुलनाज ने अपराधियों का नाम बताया लेकिन आज तक किसी की गिरफ्तारी नहीं की गई है. भाकपा माले नेता विशेश्वर यादव ने कहा कि यदि अपराधियों को तत्काल गिरफ्तार नहीं किया गया तो 18 नवंबर को सरकार के खिलाफ प्रदर्शन किया जाएगा.#गुलनाज़_खातून — CPIML Liberation, Bihar (@CPIMLBIHAR) November 16, 2020 According to the victim's mother Maimoona Khatoon, the accused, on October 29 had threatened to kill her and did so the very next day. नीतीश के सीएम सपथ से पहले ही गुंडे और बदमाशों ने प्रोग्रेस कार्ड दिखाना स्टार्ट कर दिए हैं। सतीश कुमार और उनके दोस्तों ने जो जघन्य अपराध किए हैं, क्या इस से मुस्लिम समाज डरा, सहमा महसूस नहीं कर रहा है? -@ProfNoorul #JusticeForGulnaz pic.twitter.com/oSnPBeY0tp — MOHD SHAMSHAD (@Shamshad0289) November 16, 2020People are angry that mainstream media is completely silent about it and it has exposed the functioning of the government in Bihar. People are out on the streets seeking justice for her and are requesting the government to take the safety of women as their top priority. #JusticeForGulnaz
pic.twitter.com/X6PGlyqG8y — काकावाणी 2.0 (@007AliSohrab) November 17, 2020Safety of females should be on the top of the list in politician's diary. Just respect female and give justice at any cost.
#JusticeForGulnaz — rahul dholpuria (@ra14hul) November 17, 2020#JusticeForGulnaz #Gulnaz #JusticeForGulnaz #JusticeForGulnaz@NitishKumar Kya aap ka jungleRaj shuru ho gaya Sir Ji. pic.twitter.com/LDHCBAbUh2 — Vinay Prasad (@VPra52) November 17, 2020बेटी बचाओ, बेटी पढ़ाओ का नारा देने वाले कहा चूड़ी पहन कर बैठ गए।
सिर्फ "लब जिहाद" पर डीबेट करोगे कभी बेटियो को इंसाफ दिलाने के लिए भी डीबेट कर लो।#JusticeForGulnaz pic.twitter.com/QH21b5UFg8 — Danish Eqbal (@msrLasIEAWaLEG6) November 17, 2020Why no action was taken for 17 days, why such goons are staying independent in the society, is there no cost to the lives of sissy daughters, why the government and police are silent about Gulnaz ..?@SurajKrBauddh#JusticeForGulnaz#नीतीश_कुमार_शर्म_करो pic.twitter.com/NSkCWjxCmA — Ch. Sajid Ali (@ChSajid_) November 17, 2020बेटी हिंदू हो या मुस्लिम
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गुलनाज के दरिंदों को फांसी दो#JusticeForGulnaz — Bandit Queen (@speedytohike) November 17, 2020It’s heartbreaking to see that the government hasn’t taken any action in 17 days. Gulnaz passed away on October 30th and her family has refused to do the last right as they want justice for her.
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Apple Is Reportedly Testing Its Foldable iPhone And We May Have A Release Date For It

We’ve heard rumours of Apple working on its foldable iPhone for a while, however a new report from the Economic Daily gives us a bit more information. The report claims that Apple ordered a number of prototype models to test the durability of the hinge design by Apple. Apple wants to make sure that the foldable device can withstand 100,000 opening and closing actions. To put things into perspective, laptops that also need to be tested for opening and closing cations, are only tested for 20,000 to 30,000 openings.  © ConceptsiPhone However, a foldable smartphone is opened and closed multiple times in a day and would be required to last longer than any laptop. “According to the supply chain,” the report goes on to say, “Apple is currently testing key components such as the screen and bearings of the folding machine in order to make the first folding iPhone available as soon as possible.”
The foldable iPhone also seems to have a planned launch date where the report suggests we may see it arrive in September 2022. While there is no concrete source to back up the claim, it should only be taken at face value as companies tend to change plans. Previous rumours have suggested what we can expect from a foldable iPhone. It is expected to be different from Samsung’s Galaxy Fold and Z Flip. Apple recently filed several patent applications for foldable smartphones which could give us an idea of what we can expect from the foldable iPhone.  © ConceptsiPhone The foldable iPhone might look entirely different from the foldable smartphone we’ve already seen as it is rumoured to consist of two separate displays on a hinge. Apple leaker Jon Prosser has said in the past “It doesn’t look like they just stuck two phones together, Even though they’re two separate panels when the displays are extended, it looks fairly continuous and seamless.”
The smartphone is also not expected to have a Face ID notch but rather have a small bezel that will house all the sensors for Face ID. A previous leak also suggested that Apple ordered prototype foldable displays units from Samsung for testing and it seems like the company may have finalised a design that will set it apart from the other folding devices.  Source: Economic Daily
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