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  • Unreal Elections: Internet's favourite parody bloggers try to answer crucial but entirely fake questions ahead of 2014 polls 09-04-2014 10:08 AM

    Why Narendra Modi's favourite movie is The Lion King, what happens to Arnab Goswami's milkman when he tries to cheat him, how Sonia Gandhi reshuffles her Cabinet with a little help from Britney Spears, Why Arvind Kejriwal can't get rid of his shawl in the Delhi summer, what fills Manmohan...
  • 'If it would destroy a 12 year old boy to be called a girl, what are we teaching him about girls?' 07-03-2014 03:03 PM

    I still remember, with a deep wrench in the heart, the exact moment when the boy, all of a strapping four years back then and with an opinion all his own, declared firmly that he was not going to put his arms into a particular jacket because 'It has a...
  • Bangladeshi bloggers to face court for alleged blasphemy 02-06-2013 09:13 PM

    Dhaka: Four bloggers in Bangladesh, who allegedly posted derogatory comments about Islam and the prophet on the Internet will face a court hearing on framing of charges against them on June 27. Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Mohammad Zahirul Haque took cognisance of the charges brought against the bloggers and fixed...
  • Bangladesh: Editor of pro-Opposition daily arrested 11-04-2013 06:31 PM

    Dhaka: Bangladesh police on Thursday arrested the editor of the Bengali daily 'Amar Desh', a pro-opposition newspaper, on charges of sedition and inciting religious tension. Plainclothesmen picked up Mahmudur Rahman in a raid on the newspaper office at Karwan Bazar area and police said he was taken away for initial...
  • Egypt releases prominent blogger 26-12-2011 11:55 AM

    Cairo: Egyptian authorities released a prominent blogger detained on charges of inciting violence against the armed forces, a court source said on Sunday, adding that prosecutors were still investigating his case. Military prosecutors detained Alaa Abd El Fattah in October after deadly clashes broke out between the Army and demonstrators...
  • Syrian authorities arrest woman blogger 05-12-2011 09:29 AM

    Amman: Syrian authorities arrested a blogger on Sunday who was travelling to Jordan to attend a conference on freedom of the press in the region, her friends said. Razan Ghazzawi, 30, is the latest among scores of bloggers and journalists arrested since the break out of street protests against President...
  • Egyptians protest, anger mounts over blogger arrest 01-11-2011 02:54 AM

    Cairo: Thousands of Egyptians protested on Monday in Tahrir Square, the epicentre of an uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak this year, after a prominent activist was detained by military prosecutors. The military detained Alaa Abd El Fattah on Sunday, a high-profile blogger whose arrest by Mubarak's security forces in...
  • Google faces outage, returns 502 error 19-10-2011 01:37 PM

    New Delhi: Many Google users have reported receiving a 502 error while trying to access any Google service. Google products which seem to have been affected include Google.com, YouTube, Gmail, Google Talk and Blogger. Tweets from users reporting the error seem to indicate that it is users from India who...
  • Fashion bloggers to spur online luxury sales 16-09-2011 03:36 PM

    Milan: Fashion bloggers will help propel online sales of designer clothes, jewels and luxury cars to more than 11 billion euros ($15 billion) in 2015, a research report said on Thursday. The exclusive fashion world has embraced the Internet later than other industries but is catching up quickly. Brands such...
  • Google to rechristen Blogger, Picasa 06-07-2011 02:39 PM

    New Delhi: Google is rebranding Blogger and Picasa in a move to push its newly launched social media product Google+, reports Mashable. The move is said to be a part of Google initiative to unify its brands under the Google branding ahead of the public launch of Google+ in late...
  • Dead blogger's last post becomes Internet hit 10-05-2011 01:29 PM

    Toronto: A Canadian blogger's moving last message of love and hope published after he died from colon cancer last week has drawn millions of hits from people everywhere inspired by his grace. Derek Miller, 41, ends it with a declaration to his wife of 16 years: "I don't know what...
  • AOL, Huffington Post sued by unpaid bloggers 13-04-2011 11:09 AM

    New York: The Huffington Post unfairly pocketed more than $100 million from its unpaid bloggers when AOL Inc bought it in February, a lawsuit against the influential news website said on Tuesday. The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan federal court, comes two months after Arianna Huffington, co-founder of the website, sold...
  • Chinese blogger angry over losing Facebook account 09-03-2011 10:02 PM

    Beijing: Chinese blogger and activist Michael Anti wants to know why he is less worthy of a Facebook account than company founder Mark Zuckerberg's dog. Anti, a popular online commentator whose legal name is Zhao Jing, said in an interview Tuesday that his Facebook account was suddenly canceled in January....
  • Blogspot blogs blocked in India? 12-02-2011 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: Blogs with the domain name blogspot.com have been reported as inaccessible by users of certain internet service providers (ISPs) in India. Though other blogs powered by Google's Blogger service, but having their own domain names are accessible. The block seems to be currently limited to only a few...
  • Fashion blogger designs first collection for H&M 11-01-2011 05:09 PM

    Milan: Swedish clothing retailer Hennes & Mauritz is to launch its first collection designed by a fashion blogger, a move cheered by unconventional online fashionistas. H&M, which has worked with top celebrities such as pop icon Madonna, said in a statement on Monday that Swedish fashion blogger Elin Kling had...
  • Jaipur lit fest to focus on Indian languages 27-12-2010 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: The 2011 edition of the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival will focus on the new movements in vernacular Indian languages as well as on the growing tribe of literary e-bloggers, a festival organiser said. The much-awaited Jan 21-25 event will also take a close look at works with strong...
  • Bloggers want Imran or Bhagwandas as President 25-02-2008 08:00 PM

    Port of Spain: A high court judge has given the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) six weeks to enter a defence to a motion filed by the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) on the issuing of no objection certificates (NOCs) to regional players. Justice David Harris of the Trinidad and...
  • Myanmar steps up crackdowns, targets bloggers 31-01-2008 10:39 AM

    Lahore: The Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Ijaz Butt has reacted cautiously to the flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi's announcement that he didn't want to play under the current board set-up. "It is his personal decision to retire. But we have not dropped him, neither did we tell him...
  • Blogger murder pits technology against Chinese control 17-01-2008 12:30 PM

    London: England batsman Kevin Pietersen has expressed desire to lead the national side once again if Andrew Strauss steps down as one-day skipper. Pietersen, who saw his first stint as England's Test and ODI skipper in 2008-09 end prematurely due to his poor relationship with then coach Peter Moores, said...
  • Saudi blogger jailed for supporting terrorism 06-01-2008 11:54 AM

    Mirpur: Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi dedicated Wednesday's comprehensive win over the West Indies in the quarter-finals of the World Cup to the people back home on the occasion of the national day. Pakistan stormed into the World Cup semifinals with a convincing 10-wicket win over the Caribbean side at the...