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  • Punjab: Man booked for posting fake photo of Dera Chief on Facebook July 13, 2014

    Ambala: Police on Sunday arrested a youth for allegedly posting a fake photo of Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda (religious sect) head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on his Facebook account. On the complaint from Dera Sacha Sauda follower Punit Insan, police arrested Amarinder Singh, a resident of Ambala City, for allegedly posting...
  • Terrorists post photos of mass killing in Iraq June 16, 2014

    Baghdad: The Islamic terrorists who overran cities and towns in Iraq last week posted graphic photos that appeared to show their gunmen massacring scores of captured Iraqi soldiers, while the prime minister vowed on Sunday to "liberate every inch" of captured territory. The pictures on a militant website appear to show...
  • Review: New Instagram tools give users more controls, but take away the simplicity of the app June 11, 2014

    New York: I started using Instagram in late 2011 and was instantly hooked. I have always loved taking pictures but have felt overwhelmed by all the adjustment options offered by apps such as Snapseed and Camera+. Instagram made it easy. After snapping a picture, I could simply add a filter or...
  • Instagram adds more photo editing tools; includes ability to adjust brightness, contrast, saturation June 4, 2014

    New York: The photo sharing app Instagram is adding editing tools that go beyond the vintage-looking filters that made it popular. The Facebook-owned app said in a blog post Tuesday that users will be able to adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation and other features of photos they take with their smartphones. The...
  • Want to spruce up your selfies? Here's how May 31, 2014

    Washington: Scientists have developed a new algorithm that could transfer acclaimed photographers' signature styles to your cellphone photos. "Style transfer" is a thriving area of graphics research, but standard style-transfer techniques tend not to work well with close-ups of faces, said YiChang Shih, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) graduate student. Shih...
  • Snapshot: Sunny Leone shares a 'cute photo' with husband Daniel Weber on Twitter May 29, 2014

    She may have been having a busy schedule, thanks to her films. But the actress knows the importance of spending quality time with her family members. In her recent tweet, Sunny posted a 'cute photo' with husband Daniel Weber. In one of the photos she tweeted, Sunny can be seen...
  • Snapshot: A bare-chested Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru goes for a swim dressed only in swimming trunks but wearing his topi May 29, 2014

    Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor tweeted this terrific picture of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in a pair of swimming trunks, ready to take a dip in the pool. "Probably the most unusual picture of Nehruji I've seen -- out for a swim with his topi still on!" Tharoor...
  • Kerala: Photo session on a railway track ends in tragedy May 22, 2014

    Thrissur: A photo session by some youth on a railway track near Thrissur ended in tragedy when one of them was fatally knocked down by a speeding train. A 16-year-old student was killed after he was hit by a running train at Ollur on Wednesday while one of his friends...
  • Photos: These 21 stunning, under water photographs from the 1930s shot entirely in black and white will leave you breathless May 15, 2014

    These photographs from 1930s onwards, shot under water and entirely in black and white, will make you rethink the efficiency of your expensive, modern, high end camera. From dancers striking poses and people 'talking' to dolphins, the water adds a certain grace and fluidity to the photos that would just...
  • These 38 photos of helpless animals being rescued will restore your faith in humans May 14, 2014

    These good people rescuing animals trapped in nightmarish situations will make you believe in humanity again. Animals being washed away in flood waters or got their heads trapped in manhole lids were rescued by these great people who could have easily walked on and let them die. These photos also...
  • Snapshot: Angelina Jolie's old prom photo is...everything you did not expect to see May 5, 2014

    An Imgur user posted an old photo purportedly of Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie going to prom. The photo, possibly from an old album, shows Jolie in a pale yellow gown, with a bouquet of flowers in her hand and her hair pulled back. She's wearing a chunky neck piece. This...
  • 'If there is a heaven on earth, it is here': 30 beautiful, black and white photos from 100 years of Jammu and Kashmir's history May 1, 2014

    The Kashmir conflict dates back to independence in 1947, when its Hindu ruler dithered over whether to join India or Pakistan. A war broke out between the newly independent states that ended in stalemate the following year. India and Pakistan fought a second war over Kashmir in 1965, and another...
  • You need to see these black and white, vintage images from 300 years of Gujarat's history showing the lives the royals lived April 29, 2014

    Election for all 26 seats in Gujarat is scheduled to be held on April 30. A lot has been discussed on the Gujarat model of development ahead of the polls. These photos are a nostalgic flashback to a state unsullied by controversies and show a period in history when princes...
  • Want to get more likes on your photos on Facebook? Here's how April 27, 2014

    New York: Disappointed at less number of 'likes' on your selfie or a photo from your latest vacation on Facebook or Twitter? Now, there is a formula that can win more 'likes' online. An Indian-American student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US, has devised a formula that tells how the contents...
  • Historic images of Hyderabad show regal polo team and pet cheetah: 10 vintage, black and white photos of the City of Pearls April 26, 2014

    Hyderabad, once a princely state, was India's main trading point for diamonds and pearls. These historic images of Hyderabad, the City of Pearls, offer a fascinating glimpse into the heart of its rich heritage. ...
  • 'Yeh hai Mumbai meri jaan': 30 vintage, black and white photos of Bombay from the last 100 years you need to see as the city goes to polls today April 24, 2014

    To know Bombay is to love Bombay. If you've ever lived in one of the world's most populous cities, you know that Mumbai sneaks up on you when you least expect it to. This is a city of contrasts - housing one of the world's biggest slums in perfect harmony...
  • A Kolkata you haven't seen in your lifetime: 100 years of Calcutta in 30 stunning, black and white images you'll love April 21, 2014

    For some of us, Calcutta isn't a city. It's a way of life. The city's lean, grimy skyscrapers jostle for space with majestic, colonial architecture. Tracks for trams crisscross the rain-washed roads and the pavements are the domain of small-scale businesses flourishing just as well as the swarms of mosquitoes...
  • As Delhi goes to polls, don't miss these 30 stunning, black and white, historical photos of the national capital over 156 years April 10, 2014

    Nearly 50,000 security personnel, apart from 161 flying squads of police and video surveillance teams will be deployed as part of elaborate preparations to ensure fair and peaceful polls to seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi on April 10 in which 1.27 crore people are eligible to vote. A total...
  • Sachin Tendulkar's farewell-Test image Wisden-MCC Photo of the Year April 9, 2014

    The image was taken by Mid-Day photographer Atul Kamble as Sachin Tendulkar reached the staircase to walk out for his last innings at the Wankhede Stadium in November 2013. ...
  • Mamma Mia! 40 years of supergroup ABBA: The group's greatest moments in 24 black and white, stunning, rare images April 8, 2014

    Members of the Swedish supergroup ABBA marked 40 years since their international breakthrough hit 'Waterloo' on April 7, 2014 with a party for hundreds of guests at London's Tate Modern gallery.Bjorn Ulvaeus said he felt "extremely proud and humbled" by decades of success that includes hit records, the stage and...
  • Actress Amanda Bynes shares swimsuit photos on Twitter April 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Amamnda Bynes has taken to Twitter to share several photos taken during her holiday in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The 28-year-old actress, who recently celebrated her 28th birthday, shows her bikini body in some pictures taken during her vacation, reported Ace Showbiz. "Thank you everyone for all the birthday...
  • Instagram bug hides users' recent photos; company working on fixing it April 3, 2014

    New York: Instagram says it is fixing a bug that has hidden users' photos on its mobile app from the past several days. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app said on Twitter that it is working on fixing a temporary glitch that is showing photos from several days ago. It did not say...
  • Election flashback: Rare and stunning historical photos of 70 years of Indian elections April 1, 2014

    As the Lok Sabha Elections 2014 approach, take a look at these stunning images from past elections in India. All photos are from Getty Images and date back to as early the 1930s. ...
  • Man sends photo of his penis along with a CV to potential employer, doesn't get the job March 31, 2014

    We can't emphasize this enough. If you are looking for a job, don't send a potential employer a picture of your male organ. A worker at the Texas Workforce Solutions, an agency that coordinates with a network of potential employers, found a picture of a man's penis waiting in her...
  • Twitter now lets you add 4 photos to a tweet, tag up to 10 people in a photo March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: With the view to make photos on Twitter more social, the company has introduced a new features that let users include up to four photos in a tweet and tag up to 10 people in a photo. Twitter says tagging people doesn't affect character count in the tweet, i.e.,...
  • Woman's brutally real photo of breastfeeding twins, showing a wrinkled and bulging abdomen, has touched a nerve with moms March 27, 2014

    "I dont think anybody wanted to see this. Art isn't always about what's aesthetically pleasing. Sometimes you need to show people reality. This is real shit. This is what life is after partying and being a wild thin teen and reading bullshit books about werewolves. It isn't clear skin and...
  • 46 of the world's most powerful photos that will leave you speechless and haunt you long after you have seen them March 26, 2014

    US soldier, Ken Kozakiewicz, was seen crying in despair after learning that the body bag at his feet contains the body of his friend, Andy Alaniz. The photo won the World Press Photo award in 1991. In another picture, soldiers were seen wading ashore the Normandy beach on D-Day during...