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Girl dumps South Indian boyfriend after reading “13 reasons why it’s awesome to date a Punjabi boy”

Girl dumps South Indian boyfriend after reading “13 reasons why it’s awesome to date a Punjabi boy”

May 21, 2015 Comments

The impact of list article websites is beginning to have a major effect on the daily lives of the masses.

UPSC aspirant since 4 years, nominated as PM’s think-tank chief, based on Facebook rants

UPSC aspirant since 4 years, nominated as PM’s think-tank chief, based on Facebook rants

May 20, 2015 Comments

Dismayed at the state of affairs in the nation currently, Rahul Yadav from the city has written an open letter to the PM offering him a “golden chance”(sic) to appoint him as chief of his think-tank.

Sycophant employee creates an app to like every status of boss on Facebook

Sycophant employee creates an app to like every status of boss on Facebook

May 4, 2015 Comments

Taking sycophancy to unheard of heights, a techie has created an app last week which enables sycophants like him in auto liking every status of their boss on Facebook, as it gets posted in realtime.

College student develops a Facebook plugin that auto comments “Nice pic” on girls’ photo uploads

College student develops a Facebook plugin that auto comments “Nice pic” on girls’ photo uploads

Apr 25, 2015 Comments

A computer science student from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University has reportedly developed a plug-in for Facebook application that automatically updates “Nice pic” as a comment against girls’ uploaded pictures.

Social venture SecondDharma.com now has an android app: Change your religion at click of a button

Social venture SecondDharma.com now has an android app: Change your religion at click of a button

Apr 19, 2015 Comments

A social entrepreneurship venture by name SecondDharma.com, which specializes in helping people change their religion has informed media via a press release that they will now be targeting a broader internet audience using an android app.

Teenager hospitalized after receiving 4295 “Good Morning” & “Motivational” messages on family Whatsapp group

Teenager hospitalized after receiving 4295 “Good Morning” & “Motivational” messages on family Whatsapp group

Apr 18, 2015 Comments

City based teenager Nikhil Malhotra was rushed to the hospital after he was found unconscious on the toilet seat with his smartphone in one hand and water jet in another.

Lakhs of net-neutrality support emails hit TRAI’s inbox, Telcos to now bill TRAI on per-incoming email basis

Lakhs of net-neutrality support emails hit TRAI’s inbox, Telcos to now bill TRAI on per-incoming email basis

Apr 16, 2015 Comments

In an interesting turn of events ASNL, the internet service provider to TRAI, has decided to put additional charges on TRAI for every email that arrives in the inboxes of TRAI employees

Bored techie thanks Satya Nadella for sending 500 MB windows updates daily, keeping him occupied

Bored techie thanks Satya Nadella for sending 500 MB windows updates daily, keeping him occupied

Apr 10, 2015 Comments

Read his open letter as published on major news websites [with minor grammatical edits only to retain the originality of Praneet's emotions]:

Man’s thumb now moves only rightwards, thanks to excessive use of Tinder

Man’s thumb now moves only rightwards, thanks to excessive use of Tinder

Mar 12, 2015 Comments

The multi-directional movement of a man’s thumb got hindered after he used the dating app Tinder excessively. Doctors are not sure how to treat.

Consortium of Swiss banks support the tagline #Won’tGiveItBack

Consortium of Swiss banks support the tagline #Won’tGiveItBack

Mar 1, 2015 Comments

A consortium of Swiss banks, today announced that the group supports #Won’tGiveItBack. The news went viral in the national newspapers, television and social media across the world.