Jokes

  • Woman tweets she's from the Al Qaida, planning 'something big', backtracks after joke bombs and airlines threatens action 14-04-2014 02:42 PM

    Samir Mezrahi, senior editor at Buzzfeed, on Sunday tweeted a screengrab of a Twitter interaction between a user @queendemetriax_ (the account has been deleted since) and American Airline (@AmericanAir) that has created quite an uproar online. The story played out like this. The user tweeted a joke "hello my name's...
  • Soundarya on father Rajinikanth: He's the best, can do the impossible 04-04-2014 04:41 PM

    Mumbai: Superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya says people create jokes on her father as they believe he can do the "impossible". That's why the family takes the humour in a lighter vein. Jokes on the southern icon are a rage online. Sample these - "Rajinikanth can eat dosa with chopsticks"; "Rajinikanth...
  • Revealed finally! The scientifically-proven funniest joke in the world is about two hunters in the woods 05-03-2014 01:58 PM

    Author Scott Weems' new book 'Ha!: The Science of When We Laugh and Why' tells the story of British researcher Richard Wiseman's search for the funniest joke in the world. Wiseman asked a million people to rate their favourite jokes and figured that different people perceive humour differently. The Huffington...
  • Top tweets: Amitabh Bachchan, once Pepsi's brand ambassador, decides not to endorse it anymore 04-02-2014 12:22 PM

    New Delhi: Recently, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan criticised soft drink manufacturer Pepsi, and compared it to poison at an IIM-A event. He said, "I used to endorse Pepsi earlier but once I went to open a girls school in Jaipur and in one such gathering similar to this one, one...
  • Absolutely hilarious takedown of Rahul Gandhi one tweet at a time; don't miss these jokes 28-01-2014 01:12 PM

    His first exclusive TV interview perhaps did not go the way Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi intended. Ten minutes into it, he floundered, faced with questions about the Gujarat and the anti-Sikh riots and his biggest opponent and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. But it was a great day...
  • Hilarious Nirupa Roy jokes you shouldn't miss 16-01-2014 01:58 PM

    While 'Mere paas Maa hai', the most popular dialogue from Bollywood, talks about the significance mothers enjoy in Hindi films, it also explains the importance actor Nirupa Roy earned, courtesy her roles. Nirupa acted in over 475 films in a career spanning over five decades. But it was Nirupa's role...
  • Some were really funny, enjoyed them: Alok Nath on his Twitter jokes 04-01-2014 08:20 AM

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Alok Nath says although he was initially perturbed with the jokes made on him, he is now enjoying them. Alok Nath, who has appeared in family drama films like 'Maine Pyar Kiya', 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun', 'Hum Saath-Saath Hain', 'Pardes', 'Taal', 'Vivah', 'Ek Vivaah... Aisa Bhi' and...
  • Palash Sen: She's a girl, if I say anything I'll still end up being branded as sexist 24-12-2013 02:46 PM

    Singer Palash Sen, who was accused of making sexist jokes at IIT-Bombay's cultural event recently, said in an interview that his comment was taken out of context. "I can't even believe that somebody can make this into an issue. From what I read in the blog, it was completely taken...
  • Manmohan Singh turns 81: 20 Most hilarious tweets from detractors to PM 26-09-2013 05:31 PM

    New Delhi: Even though Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has announced his decision to not celebrate his 81st birthday in the wake of the twin terror attack in Jammu, nothing can deter his detractors from mocking him. From observing September 26 as 'Maun Diwas' (a direct jab at his reluctance to...
  • Ben Affleck is the new Batman: The best of Twitter jokes 28-08-2013 02:05 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Ben Affleck will slip into the Batman suit for the lead role in the 'Man of Steel' sequel, Warner Bros Pictures announced. The announcement was made by Greg Silverman, president - creative development and worldwide production, and Sue Kroll, president - worldwide marketing and international distribution, Warner...
  • Pran was a gentleman, we shared Punjabi jokes: Dilip Kumar 14-07-2013 11:45 AM

    Mumbai: Yesteryears star Dilip Kumar has fun and special memories of his association with his late friend and co-star Pran. He remembers how they used to share Punjabi jokes and how they had become phone friends of late. "My dear friend Pran liked to talk to me on the phone...
  • Dhoni continues with 'Sir Jadeja' jokes 19-04-2013 05:02 PM

    New Delhi: Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday once again tickled his fans' funny bones by cracking few more jokes on his IPL teammate 'Sir' Ravindra Jadeja. "If ever Rajni sir had to face sir jadeja's bowling,the battle would be known as CLASH OF THE TITANS," Dhoni...
  • China detains man for Twitter joke on party meet 21-11-2012 11:34 AM

    Beijing: Hundreds of Chinese Internet users are rallying around a Beijing blogger who's been detained by police after posting a joke on Twitter about the pivotal Communist Party congress. Zhai Xiaojun's November 5 tweet suggested the next movie in the "Final Destination" horror franchise would be about the Great Hall...
  • You don't get older, you get better - really! 29-08-2011 05:42 PM

    Tokyo: Jokes about creaky knees, thinning hair and spreading -- or vanishing -- waistlines have long been an inevitable, if unwelcome, part of watching the birthdays pile up. But it shouldn't be that way, argues Wendy Lustbader, who maintains that youth, with all its insecurities and confusion, is more of...
  • Brain scan reveals how brain processes jokes 29-06-2011 10:42 AM

    London: British scientists say they have uncovered how the human brain responds to jokes - research which could help to determine whether patients in a vegetative state can experience positive emotions. Researchers from the Medical Research Council's cognition and brain sciences unit used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans to...
  • Actor Tracy Morgan apologises for anti-gay jokes 11-06-2011 10:01 AM

    New York: Tracy Morgan said on Friday that he was sorry for telling an audience in Nashville, Tenn., that if his son were gay, he would "pull out a knife and stab" him. The comedian and "30 Rock" actor apologized to his fans and the gay and lesbian community for...
  • Dumb blonde? Jokes apart, they're bright 17-01-2011 04:15 PM

    London: A research has dispelled the myth that beautiful blondes and handsome men are not very bright. Studies conducted by the London School of Economics (LSE) have found that they possess greater intelligence and have IQs 14 points above average. The children of these couples will tend to inherit both...
  • Rajinikanth jokes sell out faster than his tickets 28-09-2010 01:45 PM

    New Delhi: Have you heard the one about how Rajinikanth can strangle you with a cordless phone? What do you do to kill time when you are at the back of a serpentine line-up in front of a cinema hall selling Endhiran tickets? Tell Rajinikanth jokes, of course. A host...
  • Watch: Obama in a light vein 11-05-2009 01:49 PM

    Obama showed his comic side at the White House Correspondents' dinner. ...
  • Heard the latest joke? It's about market crash 23-01-2008 12:31 PM

    Mohali: Yuvraj Singh is relieved after arresting the slide of his side but can't believe that Pune Warriors suffered seven straight defeats despite having a lot of talent in the squad. Warriors beat Kings XI Punjab by five wickets and Yuvraj top scored for his side with 16-ball 35 at...