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Here’s How To Easily Find The Nearest Vaccination Centre via WhatsApp In India

If you’ve been trying to find the nearest vaccination centre to you, WhatsApp has released a chatbot that will automatically give you the required information. The chatbot was developed in collaboration with health partners and helplines. The MyGovIndia Twitter handle also announced the new chatbot feature via a tweet and asked users to type ‘Namaste’ to 9013151515 on WhatsApp.  © hakan-nural-unsplash “Find your nearest vaccination centre right here, through the MyGov Corona Helpdesk Chatbot! Simply type ‘Namaste’ at 9013151515 on WhatsApp or visit Prepare, don't panic!' the tweet said. 
Users will then be greeted with an automated message that contains relevant emergency contacts and a link to the Arogya Setu app. If you are looking for a vaccination centre, you simply need to respond with ‘option 1’. The chatbot takes a bit of time to respond to the request so we request you to be a bit patient with the results.  © MyGovIndia The help service is available in both Hindi and English and one can change the language by simply typing ‘Hindi’ or ‘हिन्दी’.
You can also register for the vaccine as the chatbot also sends a link for registration on the Cowin website. The vaccine drive is now open to everybody above the age of 18 in the country, however getting an appointment depends on local curfew rules.  COVID-19 cases in India are at an all-time high and we highly encourage you to get vaccinated as soon as possible to curb the spread of the virus. There are plenty of ways to find information about the vaccination and its process including the new helpdesk on WhatsApp. You can also use the CoWIN portal, Google Maps, and Aarogya Setu to find out the closest vaccination centre for you and your family. 
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‘INR or AUD?’ Cricket Australia Donates 28 Lakh But Desi Fans Are More Interested In Currency

Cricket Australia, the governing body of cricket Down Under, recently announced a donation worth AUD 50,000 towards combating the ongoing COVID-19 crisis in India.  “Australians and Indians share a special bond and, for many, our mutual love of cricket is central to that friendship,” CA’s interim chief executive Nick Hockley said. “We were all deeply moved by the sentiments expressed and donations given by Pat Cummins and Brett Lee over the past week.” Cricket Australia have made a $50,000 donation to @UNICEFIndia's COVID19 Crisis Appeal.@CricketAus | #COVID19 https://t.co/PVeo02bFZo — cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) May 3, 2021 "In that same spirit, we are proud to partner with UNICEF Australia to raise funds that will help the people of India by providing the health system with much needed oxygen, testing equipment and vaccines,” Hockley added. After Australian pacer Pat Cummins donated the same amount last week and the legendary Brett Lee donated one bitcoin worth of amount (approximately Rs. 44 lakh) for the same cause, this contribution by the Australian cricket board would surely go a long way towards helping the cause. pic.twitter.com/2TPkMmdWDE — Pat Cummins (@patcummins30) April 26, 2021 The practice of donations is supposed to be completely voluntary and to criticise or judge someone based on how much they have donated, simply sounds pathetic and out right silly. Still, as the country struggles to breathe, there are some social elements who are more interested in how much someone has donated, what currency did they donate in, and worst of all, why did they not donate more. AUD or INR …? https://t.co/aW0t7qOe4B — GovardhanReddy (@ReddyDataMining) May 3, 2021Ind Economy Wise ? https://t.co/5JNFwQFWZT — Saleem Tarak RCB (@Tarak_Holic) May 3, 2021Too cheap https://t.co/VdbIY01DhH — Aaron Jr. (@Amaru_Shakur95) May 3, 2021Saala itna toh TDS katte hai hum, IPL me inke ek player ka. — Mandela (@RightArmOffSpin) May 3, 2021Ye to do logo ki bill ho jayega hospital ka — Vicky Yadav🇮🇳 (@jacksapprow007) May 3, 2021This toxicity towards those who “wish to” help up and are in no way obligated to spend a single money on this crisis simply because they have nothing to do, is clearly going out of hand.  It is unfortunate that such behaviour is not restricted to large organisations but to individual players as well. Last week after Cummins’ donation, many Indian cricket “fans” started comparing the Australian’s philanthropy with that of the Indian captain Virat Kohli. Kohli was called out on social media constantly for not making any contributions towards the second wave of the coronavirus, while the massive Rs. 3 crore donation made by his wife Anushka Sharma and him during the first wave, was simply and very conveniently forgotten. What gives us the right to tell someone how much they should donate towards a cause? When someone asks us to do the same, we give the typical “we are from the middle class and this is all we can do” response to save face.
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‘From Captain To Water Boy’ Fans Applaud David Warner’s Love For Cricket Despite The Demotion

One day after being stripped off as the captain of SunRisers Hyderabad, it was confirmed that Australian batsman David Warner was dropped from the Playing XI of the franchise ahead of the match against Rajasthan Royals at Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla stadium. During the match, the cameramen were constantly turning towards the demoted athlete time and again only to capture just how dedicated and connected he was to the game.  He could be seen running to the boundary ropes to throw the ball back in and he could be seen pouring energy drinks from one container to another, while sitting next to some of the other benched players.  David Warner happily collecting balls running here and there outside the fence and throwing inside instead of sitting in the dugout. He's so passionate about involving himself in the game, hard days for him. pic.twitter.com/WQ2uCn1A0T — Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) May 2, 2021 What he was not seen doing was sulking in a corner after the way in which he was managed by the franchise, the same franchise he had led to their one and only championship in 2016. Warner is their best captain they lost matches because of their middle order not picking a good and blaming Warner pic.twitter.com/fJ0pyKl89A — RCB (@viratian18183) May 1, 2021 Some of the fans were simply unable to imagine how the team could take away his captaincy and drop him from the team within a couple of days, despite his legacy as clearly one of their best opening batsmen ever. I hope SRH loses all remaining games they play without Warner, it’ll make them realise how essential Warner is to them. — ☄️ (@CFC_Ska) May 2, 2021 David warner nd kane Williamson both deserves to be in playing xi.
Dropping warner is disappointing.@SunRisers instead make middle order better,who can score — Chirag Joshi (@joshichirag0) May 2, 2021 At this time I can't hold my tears pic.twitter.com/juIAmKzdf1 — Aryan Raj (@AryanRa84076229) May 2, 2021 And yet, there are others who, instead of feeling sad for the Aussie legend, complimented him on his love and dedication towards the game of cricket that allowed him to be equally active on the sidelines and support his teammates all the same. You just can't keep Warner away form the game of cricket — Ashu🇮🇳 (@ASHUT05H_RAJ) May 2, 2021 Class act David Warner!
Scha a team player. — Parag (@Parag171292) May 2, 2021 Thats not show-off but passion and commitment. — Неузнаваемый (@manav_moryz) May 2, 2021 Warner gave his heart out for SRH — Sukhmeet singh (@sukhmeet_1825) May 2, 2021 Under Warner’s captaincy, the Hyderabad side had played a total of six matches out of which they managed to steal just one victory against Punjab Kings back at Chennai’s Chepauk stadium. However, the five losses under his record pushed the franchise to the very bottom of the IPL Points Table.  "I take full responsibility. The way that I batted was obviously very slow," Warner had said after losing the match to Chennai Super Kings on Wednesday.  "I was hitting a lot of fielders and [was] very, very frustrated... Look, I take full responsibility from a batting point of view. I felt [that with] Manish [Pandey] coming back into the team, the way that he batted was exceptional. And obviously Kane [Williamson] and Kedar [Jadhav] towards the back end there, they put some boundaries away and got us to a respectable total. I felt that we were probably just below par from where we were. But yeah look, at the end of the day, I'll take full responsibility," he had added. When all the hopes were down, he was the biggest hope for SRH and won matches single-handedly from nowhere. Still get left out of the team for two bad games despite carrying the team throughout their history.

It's the loss of SRH, not Warner. #NoWarnerNoSRH pic.twitter.com/0ItfCfsIls — warner forever (@Harshamaheshian) May 1, 2021 Shortly after, Warner’s role as the skipper was given to New Zealand captain Kane Williamson who has also shown some great leadership and is an excellent cricketer without a doubt and a majority of SRH fans would agree that the transfer of captaincy may be a good option.  What they do not agree with Warner’s complete departure from the main roster.
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Comedian Saloni Gaur Along With People On Twitter Call Out News Channel For Tasteless Graphics On Election Coverage

The state of Indian media houses isn’t exactly pristine. Often referred to as Godi Media or Lutyens Media, depending on whom you’re speaking to, there is a clear lack of objectivity, nuance, common sense, and sometimes, even basic decency.
© BCCL Remember the entire fiasco over the coverage of a Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide? 
Well, it turns out, that wasn’t the lowest point for some media outlets. © BCCL Anand Bazar Patrika’s television news outlet, or ABP news as it is popularly called, recently aired a special graphics package that they had prepared to cover the results of the Bengal State Elections.
Insensitivity at it’s peak @ABPNews pic.twitter.com/Vbdt4J4jbZ — Saloni Gaur (@salonayyy) May 2, 2021 As per the narrative that ABP News’ anchor, was trying to create, the seats in Bengal would be equivalent to “Oxygen.” They even referred to it as “Seaton Ki Oxygen.” If that wasn’t tasteless enough, given the current situation across India, wherein we are facing one of the worst medical crises ever, the graphics package pushed things over the edge. As per the package, the “oxygen” or seats were being delivered using a C-17 Globemaster aircraft, from which descended a tanker truck, transporting the oxygen.  The reason why this comes across as insensitive and tasteless is manifold, but more than anything else, it is a mockery of the situation that thousands, if not millions of families in India, are going through, right now. It is also an insensitive mockery of the aids that we are being given by other countries. And trust us, we aren’t alone in saying this. Several people on Twitter agree. People don't care about your Globemaster and oxygen tanks. You should deregister as a news channel and reregister as a comedy channel for this atrocity @TRAI please take legal action against @ABPNews for hijacking a national tragedy for entertainment purposes. — AskHemu (@AskHemu) May 2, 2021@LiveLawIndia @Lawctopus @UN @WHO @milindrunning @SonuSood @KumariRukshmani @pbhushan1 @BDUTT supreme of india must take suo moto action on this anchor and @ABPNews for making fun of the deaths in the country and playing with the sentiments of people on this sensitive issue. — Shivpreet Warring (@shivpreet81) May 2, 2021Can we just call it tasteless? Unbelievable ! Sorry @ABPNews, this is not creative. This is highly insensitive.

महामारी के दर्द की कोई उपयोगिता नहीं हो सकती. ये तो बिल्कुल नहीं कि उससे जुड़े डरावने शब्द और उपमाएं राजनीतिक रिपोर्टिंग के काम आएं. — Kuldeep Mishra (@kuldeepmishra) May 2, 2021 Seriously, what were they thinking? I wonder what kind of people are getting paid to create this stupid content
Fire them.
Hire better people. — The Night King (@Apocalyptosis) May 2, 2021The most reprehensible news channel. Please fire the producer, director and the newscaster for their insensitive coverage. While the country is battling to breathe, they trivialise this issue in this manner. #epicfail #FacePalm — Ryan Alan Marshall (@sportkrzyprdude) May 2, 2021When you learn from the best PR agency which is ruling this country now, these things are normal. They'd do anything to use for their TRPs — Broombastic (@broombastiq) May 2, 2021True... A brain full of filth, blinded by the greed for TRP — Andrabi Syed Midhat #maskupplz (@AndrabiMidhat) May 2, 2021 This is actually a good plan... Instead of just liking or retweeting your tweet can't we in large numbers report these third-class journalism to a relevant authority? @PressCouncil_IN - as a citizen of India I would like to raise my complaint against this insensitive and inhuman journalism — Ashish (@wasp_asd) May 2, 2021 What do you guys think, did this graphics package cross a certain line that shouldn’t have been crossed? Can you think of other instances where Media Outlets went too far? Let us know in the comments below.
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Mumbai Police Shares The Lamest Excuses People Gave For Breaking Lockdown & They’re Hilarious

No matter how stringently the government and local police forces impose a curfew of lockdown to get the pandemic under control, some people just can’t stay at home. They just have to step out, for some reason or the other.
© BCCL Well, on the occasion of World Laughter Day, the Mumbai Police put up some of the excuses that they have had to listen to when dealing with people who broke the curfew. And boy oh boy, are they hilarious.
The first excuse reads as follows: -  © Instagram/mumbaipolice We just have one question. What sort of an “emergency” needs just one band-aid. More to that, what medical emergency needs band-aids? 
© Instagram/mumbaipolice Well, this guy needed remotes for a match featuring Mumbai.
© Instagram/mumbaipolice This one seems legit, right?
And this man has got his priorities on point.  © Instagram/mumbaipolice I mean, nothing, and we mean absolutely nothing compared to a good ol’ paan, right? And how can one even think of putting on a mask, while chewing a pan?
And finally, what better excuse than food. That too a delish vada pav. © Instagram/mumbaipolice The funniest bit, though, was how the post revealed that these are in fact what people have actually said. The caption for the post reads - 
“All the characters and events depicted are real. Any resemblance to a person living or dead is purely intentional.” Seriously, the people in charge of the Mumbai Police’s Social Media handles deserve recognition, and if possible, a solid raise. Just recently, on 20th April (read it ‘4:20’), they put up a rather dope post. People had some hilarious reactions to this post as well. Always bang on @MumbaiPolice
Thanks for making me smile — Charmi Modi Mehta (@Charmimehta12) May 2, 2021 © Instagram/mumbaipolice Why can't we keep such people in police custody for at least 24 hours? Merely penalising with fine is not going to blow some sense in the mind of such people. — Mandeep Verma (@maddyclicks) May 2, 2021 © Instagram/mumbaipolice What a silly #excuses people are giving To came out of #house 🤣#mask is #compulsory #StayHomeStaySafe #dontcomeout#BeSafe #proudonmumbaipolice pic.twitter.com/8bK6S7fz0p — Digambar Umbarkar (@iamDigambar09) May 2, 2021 Well, this one turned the other way rather quickly... © Instagram/mumbaipolice In all seriousness though, do stay at home if you're healthy, and only step outside only if it is absolutely necessary.

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5 Times The Office's Michael Scott Proved That He Was An Absolute Desi Parent

It has been eight years since the iconic show, “The Office” aired its final episode, but so far people still cannot seem to get enough of it. Fans of the mockumentary sitcom still watch the episodes repeatedly to relive hilarious moments from the show, especially surrounding the goofy, hard not-to-like boss at the Scranton-based Dunder Mifflin Paper Company, Michael Scott. 
© Amazon Prime While the overly dramatic, the attention-loving boss made us laugh with and at him over the years, there are reasons to believe that he was actually a true desi parent in disguise.
© Amazon Prime 1. MICHAEL LOVES DIWALIDesi parents are big on Diwali! And they are not, I repeat, not afraid to show it to the world. This obviously includes their kids who must follow the protocol of being dressed in a traditional kurta-pajama, while also abiding by the religious ceremonies. © Amazon Prime Well, Michael Scott was no different. In the Diwali episode of the series, not only does the boss invoke his inner “Hindu spirit” by encouraging his entire office staff to take part in the festivities for their Indian colleague Kelly Kapoor, but he also ends up dancing to the groove of Bollywood music, and munching on a Samosa, the most popular desi snack EVER.
If that was not all, he also ends up discussing marriage with Kelly’s actual desi parents. Isn’t that what all desi parents do? Have a Diwali party only to end up talking about marriage while gulping down Samosas. Well, Michael, you are a true desi parent. 2. LIKE YOUR DESI PARENTS, MICHAEL CHOOSES TO BE “A LITTLE STITIOUS”Ever seen a black cat cross your path, a diya go off, or a glass bowl shattering on hitting the floor while you are doing something and your parents go like, Abort Mission! Abort Mission!! Well, guess what? The spirit animal of a desi parent found a new home in Pennsylvania’s most adored boss, Michael Scott. As if we did not have enough hilarious Michael Scott quotes to lead our lives by, the Dunder Mifflin Regional Manager came up with an absolute banger during the fourth season of the Fun Run episode, when he said: https://68.media.tumblr.com/602d0a45c2d67b358b196f50092104e8/tumblr_on3pitShzX1um2igbo2_r1_540.gif
A computer crash, the death of Angela’s cat ‘Sprinkles’, and a car hitting Meredith (driven by Michael himself. Ouch!) was all it took for Michael to believe that his entire office was cursed. Well, checking from the symptoms, Michael, we believe you have been diagnosed with being an ideal desi parent. 3. MICHAEL HATES LIKE A TRUE DESI PARENT:Neighbors are an important element of our Indian society. Apart from occasionally asking for “ek chammach cheeni or ek cup doodh”, they are Desi parents’ partners in crime for everything, be it gossiping, evening walks, or whatnot.  © Amazon Prime However, if a neighbor gets on the wrong side of a Desi parent, there’s no turning back. Unfortunately for Toby Flenderson, the divorced HR representative of Dunder Mifflin, he is that one neighbor that Michael loves to hate. And he has a reason for it. 
https://relatablefriends.tk/post/139377772055/michael-vs-toby Seems like Michael really “hates him like he loves him” (Delhi Belly, anyone? No? urgh, fine). 4. MICHAEL BELIEVES IN INTERNET SCAMS, JUST LIKE YOUR MUM:Ever had your mummy or papa come up to you in the morning, saying that you are finally rich because they received an email or Whatsapp forward stating that they’ve won a lottery? To be fair to desi parents all over, you are not alone as Michael Scott too is a huge believer in internet scams, so much so, that he ended up losing out a ton of money in a scam. However, he did have a hilarious badass reply to it.  © Meme Generator 5. LIKE DESI PARENTS, HE REFUSES TO UNDERSTAND:Remember the good times when you would have a heated argument with your parents and they would agree to understand your point? Yeah, neither do we.  One of the most common reasons why your average Indian friend has had to cancel his or her Goa ka plan is because parents ‘nahi maan rahe’. Well, is there a logical reason for it? No.  It is just because after a certain point, your desi parents choose to channelize their inner Michael Scott by saying, © Amazon Prime
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7 Indian Actors Who Rule The OTT World But Didn't Have Much Luck In Bollywood

OTT platforms became a huge hit in the last couple of years but weren't as popular. Thanks to the lockdown in 2020 and then again in 2021, these OTT platforms have now become a saviour. While these platforms have been a boon for the new talents, some of the senior actors too carved a niche for themselves through digital means. These actors probably didn't have a good run in Bollywood but OTT platforms did give a boost to their careers. Let's take a look at the Indian actors who shoneQ on OTT platforms. 1. Pankaj Tripathi © Instagram/Pankaj Tripathi Pankaj Tripathi indubitably tops the list. The actor ventured into Bollywood with the movie Run but his talent was recognised only after the release of Mirzapur and then again in Sacred Games. With his immaculate acting skills in these series, he was highly accoladed for working with OTT platforms than in Bollywood.
2. Nawazuddin Siddiqui © Netflix Sacred Games changed Nawazuddin Siddiqui's career completely. His role as Mumbai's don called Ganesh Gaitonde became a massive hit and people started recognising him after he delivered a masterpiece. After Sacred Games, Nawazuddin continued to stun the audience with more projects including Raat Akeli Hai and Serious Men.
3. Sobhita Dhulipala © Amazon Prime Video After several rejections and doing small roles, Sobhita Dhulipala landed on a huge project that changed her career 360 degrees. After her stint in Zoya Akhtar's Made In Heaven, Sobhita truly became an overnight sensation. While season 1 was a huge hit, the audience is now waiting for the release of its 2nd season.
4. Jaideep Ahlawat © Amazon Prime Video Jaideep Ahlawat gave several performances but didn't receive enough credit for his acting skills. But, Anushka Sharma Production company made Paatal Lok was a huge career shift for Jaideep. After this web series, he proved his acting prowess recently in Ajeeb Dastans.
5. Manoj Bajpayee © Amazon Prime Video Manoj Bajpayee is one of the finest actors but his talent was recognised more on OTT platforms than in Bollywood. His role in The Family Man, as an intelligence officer, showed that Manoj is truly a deserving actor. The second season of the series is slated to release in 2021.
6. Radhika Apte © Netflix Radhika Apte may have started her career being a part of several Marathi, Hindi or English movies. But, she is now called the queen of OTT. Several series on digital platforms made Radhika a part of their script and the actress hit each role out of the park with her impeccable acting skills. Think Lust Stories, Sacred Games, Raat Akeli Hai, all of which showed that she is a self-made actress.
7. Divyendu Sharma © Amazon Prime Video We all remember him as Liquid from Pyaar Ka Punchnama but it still wasn't a huge hit for the actor. He then had Toilet: Ek Prem Katha as well. But, when he played the role of Munna Bhaiya in Mirzapur, he allured the audience with his dark yet loveable character. Viewers couldn't help but praise him for his performance.

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Kartik’s Basic ‘Towel’ Sneakers Are One Of The Cheapest Pairs We’ve Seen Any Celebrity Wear

Say what you will about Kartik Aaryan, the man has a very natural and organic sense of style, especially when it comes to streetwear and athleisure.
© Instagram/kartikaaryan Time and time again, the man has given us proper examples and lessons, on how to dress down with flair, while keeping things understated, and low-key, all at the same time. It shouldn’t come as a surprise then, when you see people of all ages, looking up to him as a style icon.
© Instagram/kartikaaryan Kartik was recently spotted in Mumbai, in a rather simplistic, but very fashionable outfit. He was also seen wearing one of the dopest, and cheapest pairs of sneakers that we have ever seen a celebrity wear.
© Viral Bhayani First, though, let us take a look at Kartik’s outfit.
Kartik is seen here in a very basic Henley T-shirt and a contrasting, light beige coloured pair of jogger pants. © Viral Bhayani The joggers look simplistic, and ultra-luxe, thanks to the lack of chunky pockets. Chunky pockets, give joggers a very technical, and tactical appeal. These joggers, thanks to their anti-fit, or baggy silhouette, wouldn’t have looked that great with technical, oversized pockets.
© Viral Bhayani Then, there are the sneakers that Kartik is wearing. Now, normally, celebrities often have the choicest of options available to them, when it comes to clothes and sneakers. After all, brands and agencies go to great lengths to vie for their attention.
© Viral Bhayani In such a scenario, it can be safe to assume that celebrities always go for the top of the line pieces. Or do they? Well, as it turns out, not always.
The sneakers that Kartik is wearing are the Ninetyone Lifestyle Shoes from Hummel. Apart from looking dope, they’re actually highly functional as well. The inner lining of the sneakers is made up of a towel-like fabric, that keeps the feet dry, during high-intensity activities.  © Hummel The uppers are made up of a PU leather-like material, which is again, very breathable. The black coloured Chevrons give the sneakers a very sporty and aggressive appeal. 
© Hummel Though, not as aggressive as the price. Although the sneakers cost around Rs 4,000, they are usually available for as low as Rs 1,500, on most major e-commerce websites. Given that they have Kartik’s approval, this has to be the bargain of the decade.
© Viral Bhayani All in all, that’s a really dope outfit that Kartik’s got there, and a doper pair of sneakers. Seriously man, take a bow.

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PUBG Mobile Likely To Get A New Name For Its Relaunch In India & Fans Just Can't Keep Calm

What’s in a name, you ask? Well, as it turns out, a lot, apparently.  Ever since news broke that PUBG Corp had severed their ties with Tencent Games and had partnered with Microsoft’s Azure for a server dedicated to India, fans of the mobile battle royale game have been in a frenzy, over when the game will be relaunched. © MensXP_Akshay Bhalla While details for the date and timing of the relaunch may still be under the wraps, it seems that the game has been given a new name. Do keep in mind, that all of this, is still a speculation.
A few days ago, the PUBG Mobile India put out a couple of videos on YouTube, teasing the relaunch of the highly anticipated game. However, soon after the premiere of the teasers, the videos were made private, meaning people can no longer view the video.  The #pubgmobileindia launched a video on April 29 on Youtube and deleted it after a while as it is restricted in India.
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-#PUBG #pubgindia #PUBGMOBILE #GameStudies #intomacrocosm #tech #games https://t.co/dEOQ3EbXhS — intomacrocosm (@intomacrocosm) May 1, 2021 This, of course, led to a frenzy among fans, and tech enthusiasts, who started to believe that the launch is just around the corner. Now, to add fuel to the fire, a new leaked poster for the game has been going around Twitter, which suggests that the mobile game will be rebranded, repackaged and then relaunched. As per the leaks, the new version will be called Battlegrounds Mobile India. Those who have been seriously following PUBG, ever since it launched initially, would know that PUBG actually stands for “Playersunknown’s Battleground.” © Reuters Ever since the ban put in place by the Indian Government in September last year, the developers PUBG corp has been frantically trying to get reapproved by the Government of India and essentially get the ban lifted. Many tech experts are of the opinion that India was one of the largest markets for PUBG Mobile.
© Pexels Given the gravitas that the game enjoys, people on Twitter were bound to get excited for the apparent new name and rebranding.
In a recent development, the PUBG Mobile India official website links to a new creative asset.

The creative found suggests the Indian version of PUBG Mobile will likely be named "Battlegrounds Mobile India". #PUBGMobile #PUBGMobileIndia pic.twitter.com/RhZbyHsu7l — GemWire (@GemWire) May 1, 2021I wonder what this means for the comp scene with India and the rest of the world — Pyth (@PlayboiPyth) May 1, 2021Got something#pubgmobileindia #battlegroundsmobileindia pic.twitter.com/sUTTtS7JcU — HKV (@harsh2002_) May 1, 2021Forget #WestBengalPolls ab asli #KhelaHobe... ️#pubgmobileindia#PUBGMOBILE pic.twitter.com/wfIADwCy1f — Nagraj (@the_nagraj) May 2, 2021The name of the PUBG Mobile India is about to change to "Battleground Mobile India".#pubgmobileindia#PUBGMOBILE #pubgindia pic.twitter.com/5T8OtMm0AN — Pubg New State : News & Updates (@pubg_ns7) May 1, 2021One of the developers behind the game, Krafton Inc. also recently donated Rs 1.5 Crores to the PM Cares Fund, in a bid to win over the government, and further clean up their image. Krafton Inc, the South Korean gaming powerhouse and the developer of PUBG Mobile, has come forward with a donation of INR 1.5 Crore (roughly $202670) for COVID-19 relief in India.
Aab to aa kar rahega jiska ham sab wait kar rahe the itne time se🥰#PUBGMOBILE #pubgmobileindia pic.twitter.com/K0u173OAqF — DesiBo! (@DesiA3an) April 29, 2021 It seems that the relaunch of the game is all but inevitable. There is a lot of speculation that we might be able to get access to the game by mid-July, or early August. Given the kind of interest that people still have in the game, we bet even the developers are trying to set a release date, as soon as they can. Do you think this rebranding exercise was necessary? Did the game developers and investors really needed to go for the image clean-up? Do let us know what you think in the comments below.
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3 Ways How Virat Kohli & Royal Challengers Bangalore Will Contribute For India’s Covid Crisis

With each passing day, the number of positive cases of the coronavirus in India has continued to climb at an unsettling rate. On April 30 alone, the country recorded more than four lakh new COVID-19 cases and more than 3,500 deaths - way more than any of the other countries in the world has ever recorded so far. India COVID-19 Tally touches around 4 lakh cases, 3,689 people killed in 24 hours https://t.co/DyJ1IyhU33 — Digital India Web (@DigitalIndiawe) May 2, 2021 Amid such disturbing times, the decision of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to continue with their plans for the Indian Premier league (IPL) has created a lot of controversy in public with many demanding its halt while others in fact supporting that the tournament goes on. On a national level, many have even requested and rather demanded that a wealthy organisation like the BCCI and some of the top cricketers such as Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Mahendra Singh Dhoni contribute significantly towards the medical crisis that the nation is going through, even though all these athletes and icons have made significant donations and contributions towards COVID-relief in the past.
RCB has identified key areas where much needed help is required immediately in healthcare infrastructure related to Oxygen support in Bangalore and other cities, and will be making a financial contribution towards this. pic.twitter.com/jS5ndZR8dt — Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) May 2, 2021 On May 2, one of the most loved franchise of the IPL, the Royal Challengers Bangalore showed a video from their social media platforms in which they listed out three major ways in which the team and its players will show their support towards the Indian medical community that finds itself struggling for basic needs such as oxygen cylinders. 1. Financial Contribution © Twitter - RCB According to RCB skipper Virat Kohli, who became the voice for the franchise’s message, the team will make a financial contribution (amount unrevealed) towards India’s healthcare infrastructure "related to oxygen support".
2. Special Jersey Dedicated To COVID Warriors © Twitter - RCB In contrast to their red and black jerseys, the franchise will wear a special light-blue kit with messages of solidarity and respect for the frontline workers “who have spent the major of last year wearing PPE kits and leading the fight against the pandemic”.
3. Auction Signed Jerseys © Twitter - RCB Finally, the team has also decided to auction authentic autographed jerseys signed by their players on the special blue jerseys with the aim to raise money while adding the entire amount to their earlier financial contributions.

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5 Female Characters In Bollywood Cinema That Are A Tight Slap To Patriarchy

We have celebrated male characters of Hindi cinema way too often but there’s a shift in the paradigm as we also have been finally noticing female characters who’ve outshone their male counterparts in a movie or a web series. Yes, MensXP celebrates manhood but as a part of an equal society, we need to celebrate women who have challenged the harsh notions of patriarchal society. Interestingly, directors and writers have now started to make women characters stronger than ever and they are not damsels in distress anymore that a hero has to always safeguard. Things are slowly changing and we should appreciate the positive outlook of seeing women in cinema. Today, we will talk about female characters in Hindi cinema who have proved to be strong in the man’s world and have challenged all sets of notions that patriarchy has shoved on our faces. 1. Aarya View this post on Instagram Sushmita Sen is an inspiration for many and has always been vocal about women empowerment. Her character Aarya needs to be celebrated as you see a transformation in her character from a dutiful mother to giving it back to the patriarchal society headed by her own father. Aarya also proved that you don’t have to let go of your femininity if you want to be a part of the man’s world. 2. Vartika Chaturvedi View this post on Instagram If you have seen Delhi Crime, you would agree with that Vartika Chaturvedi played by Shefali Shah fits the role. She is in charge of investigating the gruesome gang rape that shook the country and the world. She challenged the patriarchal notions in a way that she is married and can also take care of brutal outside her house. She also shows that women aren’t the weaker gender as they also can keep their emotions under control and not get derived by them. 3. Beena Tripathi View this post on Instagram She is a crook and knows how to survive well in a world dominated by men with inflated egos. She keeps her sexuality on her sleeve and knows how to play politics. She is practical and is no damsel in distress as she knows her way out of troubles around her. Now, Beena Tripathi is a brand and it will be interesting to see her shape up in the next season. You never know she is the one who’ll rule Mirzapur as she surely has it in her. 4. Bulbbul View this post on Instagram Bulbbul’s plot is haunted by how women were forced to accept the social injustices and be okay with men oppressing them. Well, there is a twist here and Bulbbul played by Tripti Dimri is a symbol of power who doesn’t wait for a Prince Charming to save her from her ordeal. She has in her to fight back and she does slap right in the face of male dominance. 5. Roohi View this post on Instagram Many didn’t like Janhvi Kapoor’s Roohi but it had so many layers that people might not even have considered. It’s said that women don’t have any existence without a man and here we have Roohi who’s first shown to be powerless but it’s the climax of the movie when she claims back her power in the film. She chose to accept her own flaws and didn’t need a man to fix her. It shows that women empowerment is the ideal way forward. Do you agree with us? Let us know in the comments section below.
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These Are The Best 4 New Video Games To Get Excited About This Month

2021 has been a bit slow for new games but in the month of May, we’re getting some incredible video game releases to get excited about. Whether you’re looking for a horror, role-playing games or an action-adventure game, there’s something for everyone. Here are four of the best video games to play in the month of May 2021.  1. Resident Evil Village  © Capcom A sequel to Resident Evil 7, Village takes place a few years after the events of what happened in Louisiana. We get to see Ethan make a return and somehow finds himself in a mysterious village searching for answers. We also see Chris Redfield make a return however his allegiances are still in question. If you’re looking for a horror game that will definitely leave you spooked, Resident Evil Village fits that bill. 
Platform(s): PS5, Xbox Series X, PC Release date: May 7, 2021 2. Returnal  © Housemarque_SIE Sony’s first major exclusive for the PlayStation 5 already looks quite impressive that truly takes advantage of the new hardware. Returnal is Sony’s roguelike exclusive for the PlayStation 5 where it blends classic mechanics with a story-driven narrative. You will end up dying a lot as it is with many roguelikes. You play as Celeste who is stranded on the alien planet Atropos, and stuck in a time-loop somewhat similar to the movie ‘Edge of Tomorrow’. After every death, Selene goes through the ordeal again unlocking new mysteries with each death. 
Platform(s): PS5, Xbox Series X, PC Release date: April 30th, 2021 3. Mass Effect Legendary Edition © Electronic Arts If you love space operas and role-playing games; Mass Effect Legendary Edition is set to launch on May 14th, 2021. The game has been optimised for 4K resolution and has been remastered from the ground up for modern graphics. The collection offers all three games including all DLC content that was ever released. Even if you’ve played the game previously, it’s worth playing the franchise again with updated graphics and higher resolution support. 
Platform(s): PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PC Release date: May 14th, 2021  4. Subnautica: Below Zero © Unknown Worlds Entertainment If you’re into open-world survival games, Subnautica: Below Zero is set two years after the original Subnautica game. The ‘Below Zero’ subtitle gives away that the game will take place on a planet full of ice. You will need to survive by living off the planet and defend yourself in an underwater world by using scarce resources to construct tools. If surviving wasn’t enough, you will also have to complete objectives to advance the game’s plot all while trying to survive in the alien environment 
Platform(s): PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Switch and PC Release date: May 14th, 2021 
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Here’s How To Stop Apps From Tracking You With Apple’s App Tracking Transparency Feature

Apple’s new App Tracking Transparency feature has finally rolled out for iPhone and iPad users via the iOS 14.5 update. The new features prevent companies like Facebook, Google or other apps that use your personal data for serving targeted advertisements. The new feature is a big deal as it directly impacts the business models of giants like Facebook, Google and other apps that rely on advertisement revenue.  © Apple While this feature was unveiled last year at WWDC, it finally made its way to users earlier this week. Apple has switched to IDFA (“Identifier of Advertising”) replacing the previous Unique Device Identifier that was used by websites and apps to track for targeted ads. Now, Apple is giving more control to iPhone/iPad users who want to limit ad tracking on certain apps or all apps they use on personal devices. 
How To Stop App Tracking in iOS 14.5  © Apple In order to use the App Tracking Transparency feature, you need to first update your iPhone or iPad to iOS 14.5. You can update your OS by going to Settings > General > Software update. Once you’ve downloaded and installed the latest update, you can head to Settings > Privacy > Tracking.  
You can now disable “Allow Apps To Request to Track” if you don’t want any of your installed apps to track you. However, if you wish to grant certain apps to track you, you will need to leave the feature on. Each time you download a new app, you will get a pop-up notification asking whether you want to give it permission to track your activity across other companies. You can also manage specific apps that can track you from the Privacy menu if you want more control on which apps should be allowed to track you.
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6 Movies On Assassins & Hitmen With Awesome Action Sequences That Redefined The Genre

When made properly, and shot beautifully, action movies especially those about assassins and hitmen can be pretty awesome. Want an example? Just take a look at how the John Wick series did at the box office, and on streaming services © 20th Century Fox While action films in general work well if they are shot beautifully, movies about hitmen and assassins are just a little bit tricky. © Lionsgate We take a look at a few movies that revolve around assassins and hitmen, which redefined the genre, and are great fun to watch. © Universal Pictures No Country For Old Men
No Country For Old Men doesn’t have those physical action sequences that we normally associate with an action flick. However, the action is more explosive, very realistic. It challenged the audience to pay attention and put things together. That is why it is fun to watch, as well as genre defining. And if that wasn’t enough, it won a bunch of Oscars. The Bourne Identity & The Bourne Ultimatum While all of the Jason Bourne films are great fun to watch, and proper, edge-of-the-seat action flicks, the Bourne Identity and the Bourne Ultimatum are just a little bit special. Even if you don’t watch the entire series of films, you simply cannot afford to miss these two. John Wick Series There are a ton of things to enjoy in all three John Wick films. Apart from Keanu Reeves’ performance, we also get a very intricately made story, tons of details, and some of the most beautiful action choreography. Also, as opposed to most films in Bollywood and Hollywood, the action sequences, especially regarding guns, is very accurate. We highly recommend you watch all three, and in order, John Wick, John Wick: Chapter 2, & John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum. Assassin’s Creed This is more of your regular, physical, super explosive, great CGI action flick. The story is also great if you’re aware of the Assassin’s Creed video game series. But more than anything else, it is the visuals of the film that bind you. This is one of the best films to have been shot in 2016. Leon The Professional Remember Bobby Deol & Rani Mukherjee-starer Bichhoo? This is the film that inspired it and trust us, it is far, far better than the Hindi remake. The action sequences are much better, and the gunfights are way more interesting. Plus, you don’t see that forced romantic connection that Bollywood movies just can’t seem to survive without. Agent 47 The movie Hitman was a disaster, although it had great potential. Agent 47 was an attempt to reintroduce the character. The film has some truly breathtaking action sequences, and some ingenious shootout and gunfight sequences. This is a properly entertaining and fun watch, if you ask us. The Bottom line…We’re pretty sure that most of you have seen some film or the other about assassins. Trust us when we say that these are some of the films on hitmen that you simply can’t miss.  Think that we missed out a movie that should be on the list? Do let us know in the comments below.
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Borosil Will Pay 2 Years’ Salary & Education Expenses Of Children If Employees Die Of COVID

There are workplaces that truly exploit their employees, and then there are workplaces that set the benchmarks when it comes to employees’ welfare programmes. © Borosil India In a move that should be a lesson to all major corporate houses across the world, Borosil has announced that they will be paying the complete salaries to the dependant of their employees for two years if they succumb to COVID-19. © AFP Borosil’s Managing Director, Shreevar Kheruka, took to Linkedin to announce that having lost 4 vital employees, Borosil decided to implement this policy. They also announced that the education of the children in such families, will also be taken care of, till the time they graduate.
A statement from our Managing Director @ShreevarKheruka https://t.co/j5MKigEbns — Borosil (@Borosil) April 30, 2021 This may come as a surprise to some, but not all workplaces provide demise compensations. Some of them, who do provide such compensations, have a number of terms & conditions in place which allow them to not have to pay anything. Barring the two years-salary part, what is really commendable is the fact that Borosil India has set out to pay for the education of all children from the families of afflicted employees.  Although a few people on Twitter were a little sceptical about this thinking that this may be a PR stunt, by and large, people supported this and hoped that other workplaces would implement something similar. I hope it's not an eyewash. Many companies pay more than this as part of policy. And I hope education includes higher/professional education in any stream and any college and not just until formal mainstream graduation in a govt/regular college. — RC (@RupesChoudhury) May 1, 2021A good initiative Respect to you. I dont think everybody can do this so we cannot expect others to carry out the same. Still, a huge respect to Borosil management. #Borosil pic.twitter.com/YyLfCBXn50 — BB4U (@BB4U5) May 1, 2021Maximum MNCs and IT Companies have a term plan of their every employee for 200% of their current CTC. Now Gov can make it mandatory for every worker in all industries to make sure the suffering families can survive in coming years. — shashi singh (@shashisingh2005) May 1, 2021A ray of hope for the bereaved families
An example rightly set by Borosil India! Hope others take a cue from such goodwill gestures. — Kuldeep Kaur (@dr_kaur) May 1, 2021"Real assets not reflected on Balance sheet" — Shankar (@Recycle_been) May 1, 2021Salute pic.twitter.com/0pWM6es6Y6 — Ashwin (@msrashwinz) May 1, 2021We genuinely applaud Borosil, and all other companies, who have implemented such policies, and hope that others start planning to take the same route.
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13-YO Yeezy Prototype Made & Worn By Kanye West To 2008 Grammy’s Sold For Rs 13.33 Cr

We have said this before, and we will say it again - sneakerheads are some of the craziest people on earth.  © AFP We know some sneakerheads and hypebeasts are ready to pay top money for their favourite, one-off, designer pair of sneakers but at some point, we have to ask ourselves how much would we be willing to spend on a pair of shoes. © VegNonVeg Recently, Sotheby’s, the American auction house, sold a prototype of Yeezy sneakers that Kanye West designed, made and wore for the 2008 Grammy’s for about $ 1.8 Million. The previous record was for a pair of Air Jordan 1s from Nike, signed by Michael Jackson which were sold for $560,000, or roughly Rs 3.01 Crores. © Sotheby’s The sneakers are a rare breed of Yeezys and therefore attracted a higher price. First of all, it is a prototype, meaning that it is a one-off. Secondly, these were designed by Kanye himself, and a coveted sneaker designer named Mark Smith. Finally, they were actually publicly worn by Kanye, for his performance at the 2008 Grammy’s. © AFP Another reason why the sneakers were so expensive was because these pairs were made for Nike, back when Kanye had partnered with the sportswear brand. It was in 2013, that Nike & Kanye split up, and Kanye took his brand to Adidas. The sneakers are called the Nike Air Yeezy 1s. © Sotheby’s Coming back to the sneakers, they are made of black leather, are a size 12 and have a Yeezy forefoot strap and the brand's signature “Y” medallion lace locks in pink.
Twitter, of course, couldn’t handle the news. Having said that, there were some pretty hilarious reactions:- We doubt if that’s legal... For this price you can have the factory and the workers to build this pair of shoes in 10000 copies! — Eloi le Vermilor (@LeVermilor) April 26, 2021Ok I love sneakers just like the next person but this is R25.6 million! pic.twitter.com/2LJ3VzSpci — Lol'popu (@LollyMkunqwana) April 27, 2021 If you come to think of it, this is kinda true... nah these are terrible... clearly a copy of AF1 outsole with spizike and AJ20... they just LOOK knockoff .... also props to whoever made off with 1.8 mil they laughing to the bank — Skillz (@culturesupplyr) April 27, 2021 Given how unpredictable and eccentric he is, we won’t be surprised if this is true. Did Kayne buy them back himself just to make headlines? — tête du beurre (@Butter1up) April 26, 2021"SOLD TO THE GUY WITH THE WEIRD FOOT-FETISH!" — B__nish (@beenish__ali) April 27, 2021Say what you will about the rich and how they choose to spend their money, this just goes on to show, just how crazy people are about Kanye West, Yeezy’s and sneakers. Kanye’s rise to the status of a billionaire, has been primarily, because of his label Yeezy. © AFP Like we said in the beginning, sneakerheads and hypebeasts can be crazy at times. 

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Yuzi Chahal ‘Flexes’ Next To Chris Gayle But Fans Look Beyond The Obvious & Laud His Confidence

Yuzvendra Chahal is not the first name that comes to mind when we think about athletes who are built like trucks. He is skinny, with not a lot of muscle mass around his biceps, legs, chest, or back.  For where the Instagram-driven audience has gotten used to seeing a ripped “washboard” set of abs, the spinner has got a flat stomach and let’s just say wearing a tight t-shirt might not solve the purpose of popping out veins in his arms. View this post on Instagram And you know what the best part is? Chahal actually knows and is completely fine with the way he is! He is willing to make fun of himself (although, there’s nothing wrong with it) just for the sake of his friends, family and fans. With the end of the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings, Chahal could be seen standing next to the big and burly Chris Gayle who is known to have one of the most imposing physiques in international cricket at the moment. Yuzi has some serious flex pic.twitter.com/VK2ssgbmYS — ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) May 1, 2021 As the two men take off their shirts and pose for the camera, a sense of confidence can be seen on both their faces but for very different reasons. While Gayle is proud of all the work that he has put in to become this massive and keep fit, Chahal seems calm with just how he is.  Yes, there were some obvious trolling remarks like “look how skinny”: Aila blood donation is requested :) — Mansoor Alam (@mmansooralam007) May 1, 2021Chris can eat him up for dinner — Maxdeepmax (@TheSambhav) May 1, 2021I have a chiti haathi joke — Abhay Tripathi (@at8Abhay) May 1, 2021 However, it was rather refreshing to see how so many people looked beyond the obvious comparison and went on to compliment the 30-year old for his confidence in pulling a stunt like this. Chahal should be admired for his confidence... He knows he will be trolled but he is still enjoying doing it... Good spirit @yuzi_chahal — (PRABHA) (@mpk_prabha) May 1, 2021Hats off to chahal's confidence — نیکولا تسلای_وطنی (@Sbenyamin2) May 1, 2021That confidence of Yuzvendra chahal though — ⓢⓗⓐⓗїⓓ♏™ (@mianshahid17) May 1, 2021Gayle 2 crore
Chahal 6 crore

Other things are just temporary — Saifur (@saifurrhmn90) May 1, 2021Confidence hai yuzi bhai ka. — Pranav Negi (@pranavHBK711) May 1, 2021Chahal’s RCB has been impressive during the first leg of the tournament back in Chennai’s Chepauk Stadium and Mumbai’s Wankhede and continue to remain a top-three franchise at the moment. Despite winning the toss and asking a struggling PBKS roster to bat first, the Virat Kohli-led side were unable to stop their opponents from scoring more than 170 runs and later found it extremely difficult to chase the total down. After only their second loss of the season, RCB have slid down to the number three position but have the same number of points in their bank as the Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals that are perched at the first and second spots in the points table, respectively.
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Kangana’s Criticism Of Those Questioning Govt’s Handling Of The Pandemic Has Twitter In Splits

The latest subject on Kangana’s radar seems to be the recent cover of the Time Magazine, and the journalists and authors behind the editorial cover story. The cover story was about just how bad the covid situation is in India. © Instagram/kanganaranaut Recently, the actress put up a video on her social media accounts, in her usual vitriolic manner, blaming the Time Magazine, veteran journalists Barkha Dutt & Rana Ayyub and many other ‘intellectuals’, and asked the central government to take action against individuals who ruin India’s image around the world.
Please watch warning to all those who are going to their foreign daddies to cry about India.... your time is up .. pic.twitter.com/pW1lwzip8R — Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) April 30, 2021 In the video, Kangana states that each time India faces a crisis, western media pounces on the opportunity, and treats India as a failed state. She believes that, in such instances, Indians are seen as monkeys who have no idea how to survive, how democracy functions, and that intellectuals who complain about the government are actually helping western media foster this image. In her tirade, she also called the COVID-19 virus as the “communist virus” & the “Wuhan virus,” and why don’t Indian intellectuals dare to use the same labels as her. Well, we can answer that for her, it is because of a concept called nuance. This tirade of her, as expected, has people on Twitter in splits. Didi ek ICU bed dhoondh k dikha do Dilli mein aaj ki date mein. Main khud bandar ka vesh dhaaran karke ghoomungi agar aap kaamyaab hogayin toh. — Jasleen Kaur (@JasleenJuly) April 30, 2021Mele papa sabse strong. Mele papa ke sab dushman. Pal Mele paka sabko dhishum dhishum karke maarenge. Mele papa supelhelo — TheUnpopularOpinionIN (@TheUnpopularO13) April 30, 2021 Get the reference? The difference is that their government took accountability and didn’t leave the country to die! They were not holding rallies or allowing religious assemblies! If anything, THEY WERE NOT THREATENING TO ARREST PEOPLE WHO SEEK FOR OXYGEN! — jinx (@p00nksi) April 30, 2021Seriously @KanganaTeam u just keep shocking me Everytime
Like how can u still believe in ur nonsense
India had a yr to prepare and had data from all across th globe to analyze
It knew the consequences
And yet even then the situation in India is dire
Lyk how their is a difference — Prakhar Mathur (@Prakhar030420) April 30, 2021 Do facts even matter now? Just asking... US Prez lost polls due to covid handling
Italy PM resigned due to covid handling
UK PM said sorry for mishandling covid

All above were criticized. But you only get upset if Modi is criticized. pic.twitter.com/xKrXIBZ8Xc — Ravi Ratan (@scribe_it) April 30, 2021 Ahhh… I see what you did there. Now that’s a clever response. I was her die hard fan. But today she mentioned about Monkeys. Monkeys are the symbolic representation of Jai shree Ram. She is indirectly accusing monkeys for spoiling modi Ji's image internationally.This is monkey Jihad. Not My Kangana — Jitesh Rochlani (@JRism9) April 30, 2021 And then, there were a lot of others as well who shared her sentiments. Just watch these pictures🏻
Who provided pics & aerial shots of burning pyres, crematoriums, funerals to NYtimes, WPost, Time magazine, The Australian etc? Barkha Dutt, Rana Ayyub, Arundhati Roy are all anti-nationals who sell this pandemic porn for money & to malign image of 🇮🇳! pic.twitter.com/9mKwyIwINY — 𝕶𝖗𝖎𝖘𝖍𝖓𝖆🇮🇳 | shadowbanned for life🏼 (@krishnajindal07) April 30, 2021Absolutely right kangana there is a very big international planning against India and modi to globally defame our country they are scared of our growth as a nation but India will become a super power and no one can stop it — JR (@JiggeshR) April 30, 2021Well said Kangana The time is up for all those anti social, anti national, left liberal cabals, pseudo seculars, Jihadists and Lutyen gang and they will be brought to justice sooner than later for sure Satyameva Jayathe — Ramakrishna Botcha (@RamakrishnaBot5) April 30, 2021Dear Ranaut ji ,
Humein or sacche Indians ko aap par

गर्व है 🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳
Proud hai khud par, Mai ek Sachi Hero ka fan hu 🏻🏻🏻
Keep going pic.twitter.com/NrHGuZAqBJ — sunnymann (@sunnyma60675255) April 30, 2021Irrespective of where you stand on this issue, the fact remains that we are going through one of the worst public health crises to have ever befallen us. That is why, it is necessary that you get vaccinated, and continue to follow the SOPs set to prevent contracting the virus. Also, where do you sit on this entire debate? What are your thoughts on this? Do let us know in the comments below.
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7 Celebrity Couples Whose Marriage Lasted For Less Than Three Years

The statement 'until death do us apart' holds a lot of significance. While some relationships are able to stand the test of time and sail through, a few fall apart due to several reasons. When we speak of marriages, even celebrities aren't far behind. We often look up to some couples, who shell out major couple goals. But turns out, some relationships are very short-lived. So, here are 7 celebrity couples who tied the knot with the 'love of their life' but ended up parting ways, in a short span of time. Take a look. 1. Pulkit Samrat & Shweta Rohira © Youtube/Movie Talkies Pulkit Samrat who has been dating Kriti Kharbanda for a while now was earlier married to Shweta Rohira. She is said to be Salman's rakhi sister. Turns out, within 11 months of their marriage, they called it off. 
2. Manisha Koirala & Samrat Dahal © Youtube/Smoky Evening Manisha Koirala was married to Samrat Dahal back in 2010. But in 2012, the couple announced their separation. Manisha had also taken to her Facebook page and stated that she hated her husband. The couple were married for 2 years.
3. Karan Singh Grover & Shraddha Nigam © Youtube/Celebrity Talk Karan Singh Grover rose to fame post his stint in Dil Mil Gayye. On the love front, the actor was married to his girlfriend Shraddha Nigam. It came as a shock when the couple announced their separation within 10 months of being together. As per reports, Karan was involved in an extra-marital affair. He has now found true love in Bipasha Basu and the couple has been married for 5 years.
4. Ali Merchant & Sara Khan © Youtube/Celebrity Talk We all remember Sara Khan and Ali Merchant's love story, as the couple got married on Bigg Boss 4. They had their Nikah ceremony in 2010 and just within 2 months of their marriage, the couple called it quits. Soon, there were rumours that the marriage was a publicity stunt but Sara denied all the allegations whereas Ali called their marriage a 'big mistake'.
5. Mandana Karimi & Gaurav Gupta © Youtube/10 Segree Indian facts Actress Mandana Karimi, who was a part of Bigg Boss, married businessman Gaurav Gupta. The couple had a grand wedding in Mumbai, but within 6 months their marriage fell apart. The actress had also filed a domestic violence case against her husband and there were family differences as well. This led to the couple's separation.
6. Anurag Kashyap & Kalki Koechlin © Youtube/Celebrity Talks Anurag Kashyap and Kalki Koechlin both got along really well before they got married. They were also in a live-in relationship for 2 years. The two got married in a private ceremony but just after a few months, the couple started countering issues. By 2013, the couple announced their separation after being married for 3 years.
7. Rekha & Mukesh Agarwal © Youtube/Celebrity Talks Rekha's failed marriage with businessman Mukesh Agarwal has been a matter of tremendous curiosity. The two got married in 1990 but just after a few months of marriage, Mukesh suffered from clinical depression and committed suicide in 1991. Before his death, he left a note to not blame anyone for his decision.

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5 Randeep Hooda Movies Where His Talent Was Completely Wasted & We Felt He Deserved Better

Randeep Hooda is an actor who’s severely underrated and deserves to be celebrated way more than he is being right now. Bollywood has clearly failed in making a movie worthy of his performance. It’s not that he hasn’t proven his dedication towards his craft but he hasn’t been given such roles wherein he can show his skills to the fullest. View this post on Instagram In a recent interview with Pinkvilla, the actor shared why he prefers to stay away from Bollywood’s quintessential lifestyle. He said, “There is a life that I want to lead and that ideal Bollywood life of dressing up and going to these parties and being a part of the self-congratulatory cliques-- you know, the kind of a system that exists – No, I don’t miss it. My life has been about trying to live my characters, trying to live life as away from the trappings of it as much as possible; so that I don’t lose touch with the reality of life. Once you lose touch with the reality of life that’s where it starts to show on the screen. You start to appear unreal. So, I have always kept that around me. It’s my ideal lifestyle I don’t have to copy anybody. In fact, I have not given into the kind of culture that we have in the industry. There is certain sycophancy; there is a certain way of dealing with people. Everybody is an artist and so I feel and always have felt at par with everybody. There should be a sense of respect, which is there. But apart from that, I have not catered to that kind of a mindset.” We wonder if his talent wasn’t wasted in movies that are mentioned below, we would have had one more actor contributing to meaningful cinema. Take a look at the movies where his roles were merely sketchy and he was reduced to being a caricature which didn’t do any justice to his calibre. 1. Love Aaj Kal © Reliance Entertainment If you have seen the movie, you would totally agree with the fact that Randeep Hooda’s talent was under-utilized in the movie. Well, the movie wasn’t great either but he was one of the aspects that I tolerated for doing the review. The actor is in the role Raj in Love Aaj Kal, similar to what Rishi Kapoor played in the 2009 original. The writing was such that his character lacked punch and we all know that he deserves better treatment.
2. CocktailDespite delivering impressive acts in movies like Saheb, Biwi and Gangster, he was given a cameo role in Saif Ali Khan-starrer Cocktail. He played the role of Diana Penty’s abusive husband and made an appearance for merely 10 mins. It felt it was a forced role that Randeep did. He did act well but he deserved a better role for sure. 3. Murder 3 © Mahesh Bhatt Films The plot was downright pathetic and a rip-off of a Hollywood movie. Randeep looked like a misfit for a movie as he deserves much better roles. He himself agrees that he isn’t really meant for roles that are massy. The movie was more of a torture and you feel sad for the actor as the movie wasn’t meant for him.
4. Radhe © Salman Khan Films After watching the trailer, you genuinely feel disappointed. Randeep Hooda’s role doesn’t seem very exciting and the whole fight sequence seems very pushy. There are no expectations from the movie per se and we believe that Bollywood has failed in celebrating Randeep Hooda’s calibre.
5. Sultan © YRF Randeep Hooda’s act was impressive as a boxing coach but he was again seen in the movie for a brief period. It’s sad that an actor of his calibre is only given cameo roles when he can be given roles that have more depth to them. In one of the recent interviews, he went to say how the star system has always driven Bollywood and it needs to stop. This is one of the reasons that we are unable to compete with world cinema.
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Still Wondering Who The Stranger Is In ‘Hello Mini’? Here Are Our 5 Guesses

With two seasons down and the third one now streaming on MX Player, MX Original Series Hello Mini fans are left wondering who the mysterious man is who goes by the name ‘Stranger’. ICYMI, Hello Mini is back on the web with its third riveting season in record time, and it introduced viewers to new characters that add to the mystery in Mini’s life. As actress Anuja Joshi reprises her role as Mini/Rivanah in the series, Suchitra Pillai makes a dramatic entry in the show as a cult society leader Kamyani Devi or as her followers address her, KD Maa.  While Suchitra Pillai’s entry in the show is stirring up some much-needed drama, the number one mystery continues to remain the identity of the Stranger. And to spice things up, here’s our list of suspects that might be the face behind the mysterious voice of Stranger.  Danny MX Player Rivanah’s on-again-off-again relationship with Danny (played by Mrinal Dutt) has always been complicated. With interfering exes, self-doubts, and ego fights, there’s always trouble in their relationship paradise. But with every new low, we saw this couple get back together and make a fresh new start. Is this true love or a façade? Ekansh MX Player Guilty of spending a night together with Rivanah and cheating on his girlfriend, Ekansh is confused, battered, and vengeful. His character is brought to life by actor Anshul Pandey. Right at the start of the new season, we get a glimpse of the changing dynamic between Rivanah and Ekansh.   Argho MX Player Colleague and competitor Argho has always been suspicious of Rivanah. There is more to this dynamic than what comes across at first glance. This complex character is played by Vikrant Koul with just the right finesse and attitude.  Nivaan MX Player Rivanah’s superior at work, Nivaan has also been one to get her out of trouble – no questions asked. Sounds fishy, doesn’t it? Actor Vibhav Roy reprises the role of Nivaan in the new season as well.  Virat MX Player Played by Abhinav Sharma, Virat is a software nerd, who along with his half-sister Vixy, stole the idea, and made Daredefy a popular game on the dark web. He is a wallflower and not the kind to attract girls who are looking for a stud. But under all that shyness – is there a side to him that no one knows about? Who do you think is the real ‘stranger’?
Still confused? Start streaming the new season of Hello Mini on MX Player to find the hidden clues.

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Ranbir Wore One Of His Cheapest Sneakers Which Even We Can Afford With Our Peanut-Like Salaries

Cheap sneakers and ‘Ranbir Kapoor’ seem to be incongruous - they don’t sit well in a sentence next to each other.  © Instagram/ranbir_kapoor_fan_club_ Here’s a man that has some of the best sneakers in the world, and who is highly revered among Indian sneakerheads for his collection, and taste in sneakers.
So fascinated is the guy with sneakers that he has dropped over Rs 5.8 Lakhs on a pair of limited-edition sneakers. Heck, he even has a guy, whose job is to buy sneakers for him, as soon as they drop.  © Viral Bhayani So clearly, when he wears something that mere mortals like us can afford, it is a bit surprising. Pleasant, but surprising nonetheless.
Recently, Ranbir & Alia were spotted in Mumbai, visiting Ranbir’s mother. While Alia was dressed in a simple and sombre salwar set, Ranbir had dressed down in a rather dope manner, almost like a chart-busting hip-hop artist. © Viral Bhayani Ranbir was seen wearing a rather dope-looking outfit, which consisted of a basic white coloured T-shirt, a pair of bleached and distressed denims, and pair of dope-looking sneakers.  © Viral Bhayani We actually like how Ranbir has paired his denims with a seemingly basic T-shirt. The distressed and bleached denims are from the Italian athleisure apparel makers, Dsquared2, and they retail for over $650, or roughly Rs 50,000. © Dsquared2 We also like how he has accessorised his outfit. There’s that blue colour New York Yankee’s cao, and that dope looking facemask that he has got. He’s also wearing his trusted Rolex Sky-Dweller, one of his most favourite watches.  © Viral Bhayani For those interested in the watch, it has a retail price of about Rs 10.67 Lakhs, but be prepared to shell out more, since it is a Rolex, and it is practically impossible to get your hands on one, without getting onto some sort of a waiting list. © Hodinkee Then, there are the sneakers that Ranbir is seen wearing. Given his fascination with limited-edition sneakers and his history of wearing some of the most obnoxiously expensive pairs, one would imagine that the pair he’s wearing would be as expensive as some piece of land on the moon. Well, one would be wrong. © Nike Ranbir is wearing the Air Jordan 1 Mid Banned from Nike, a pair of sneakers, which actually retail in India for less than Rs 10,000. The sneakers look as expensive as some of the classic, legacy Air Jordan 1s, which resell for Rs 50,000-70,000, albeit with some minute details. © Viral Bhayani The reason why these are so cheap, is because they are a refreshed line of sneakers, which were launched in 2020. Nonetheless, you get the highest grade of leather for the uppers and all the accents and swooshes. The sole is made out a blend of rubber, and polyester. © Nike Although the sneakers retail for Rs 9,995, you can pick these up from a number of e-commerce platforms for a lot cheaper, provided, you know where to look. © Viral Bhayani All in all, that’s a pretty dapper-looking outfit that Ranbir’s got there, especially the jeans and sneakers. Kudos, man, seriously. 

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Twitterati Are Raving About Michael B Jordan Starrer ‘Without Remorse’ & We Couldn’t Agree More

Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse has been the talk of the town lately. People are gushing over the rip-roaring action sequences, Michael B Jordan’s machismo, Jodie Turner Smith’s badass avatar, and more.  We, at MensXP, just watched the film and, boy did it keep us on the edge of our seats!  ‘Without Remorse’ definitely lived up to the hype - it siphoned us into the Jack Ryan universe and served some topflight action sequences. What Makes The Plot Stand Out?This 109-minute-long film is an emotional ride packed with high-octane action and baffling plot twists.  Amazon Prime Video The premise is simple - just as Senior Officer John Kelly  (played by Michael B Jordan) decides to retire and spend time with his pregnant wife, destiny betrays him. In retaliation to a top-secret operation headlined by Kelly, a squad of Russian soldiers break into his home and kill his family.  Amazon Prime Video John Kelly (Michael B Jordan) joins forces with fellow Navy SEAL (played by Jodie Turner Smith) and a CIA agent (played by Jamie Bell) and pursues the assassins at all costs. However, this breakneck mission unintentionally exposes a covert plot that threatens to unleash an all-out war between the USA and Russia.
Netizens Can’t Keep CalmNeedless to say, we were ‘Team Kelly’ from the word go. Seeing him battle it out in prison, lose his wife and be betrayed by the CIA made us root for him, and how! Here’s how people feel about ‘Without Remorse’ -  The movie was so good! Everyone did a great job! I got teary-eyed at the end. The action was exciting. Ugh, Loved it! So happy I watched it all. #WithoutRemorse — Marina Victoria (@marinavictoria) April 30, 2021 Enjoyed Michael B. Jordan as Amazon/Paramount's newest Tom Clancy hero in #WithoutRemorse. I hope they make many more, or even if they just do it as a series. — Geoffrey Winssinger (@GWinssinger) April 30, 2021 Just finished #WithoutRemorse early and it was good y’all! #JodieTurnerSmith was badass, in-charge and well-respected! #MichaelBJordan performed well as expected — you know, he’s always going to serve some body, some struggle, with a splash of humor. ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ — Monsura (@Ms_Monsura) April 30, 2021 #WithoutRemorse was awesome, Michael B Jordan crushed it and Tom Clancy has always known how to weave a good story. Highly recommend if you're a fan of his books. — Johny The Greek (@OrangeMan3142) April 30, 2021 Why You Should Watch The Film, Like NOWFirst things first, watch it for Michael B Jordan who is on the high-road to becoming Hollywood’s go-to action guy! Amazon Prime Video Also look out for Jodie Turner Smith’s no holds barred, badass Navy SEAL character. Lastly, watch it for the typical Tom Clancy ending - it’ll leave you wide-eyed (and speechless!). 
The film is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video, watch it here. 

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