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  • Queen Elizabeth II sends her first tweet 1 week ago

    London: In a historic first, Queen Elizabeth II on Friday sent out her maiden tweet while opening an information technology gallery at the Science Museum. The first tweet by a reigning British monarch read: "It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @ScienceMuseum and I...
  • 'Happy New Year' tweet review: A typical Farah Khan venture, the film has its usual jokes October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Shah Rukh Khan and filmmaker-choreographer Farah Khan have delivered blockbuster hits in the past. They team up once again for 'Happy New Year'- a heist drama which also stars Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood and Vivaan Shah. The story is about a bunch of losers plan...
  • Twitter users will now see tweets from accounts they don't follow. Here's why October 18, 2014

    San Francisco: Twitter said Friday it would start reconfiguring its users' timelines with "relevant" messages from people they haven't bothered to follow at the service. Based on a positive response from its tests, the popular one-to-many messaging service is inching toward the Facebook model of using software to "curate" what users...
  • How a 23-year-old man is making $5,00,000 a year on Twitter October 14, 2014

    New York: By just tweeting out facts to his seven million-plus followers, a 23-year-old youngster here is making $500,000 a year. Owner of the tweeter account @UberFacts, Brooklyn-based Kris Sanchez makes a moolah for tweeting sponsored links. The links, when clicked by his followers, earn him between $.01-.03 per click, according to...
  • Twitter users can now transfer money via tweets. Here's how October 13, 2014

    Paris: One of France's largest banks is teaming up with social network Twitter this week to allow its customers to transfer money via tweets. The move by Groupe BPCE, France's second largest bank by customers, coincides with Twitter's own push into the world of online payments as the social network seeks...
  • 'Annabelle' tweet review : The film has some chilling moments, but doesn't offer anything we haven't seen before October 10, 2014

    John Gordon, played by actor Ward Horton, has found a perfect gift for his wife, Mia, played by Annabelle Wallis. A vintage doll, albeit slightly-creepy-looking doll, dressed in a white wedding dress. Is that all it is? Just a doll? A prequel of the critically-acclaimed 2013 film 'The Conjuring', 'Annabelle' traces...
  • 'Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami' tweet review: A bit exaggerated, it still manages to bring a smile on your face October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Should a common man get a 21 gun salute when he dies? Director Ravindra Gautam narrates such a tale of a patriarch who wants a 21 gun salute after his death. The film is a satire and explores the struggle that a common man goes through in his...
  • 'Haider' tweet review: Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' is an interesting, convincing adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' October 2, 2014

    If you've read literary works by William Shakespeare, you've, in all probability, not missed 'Hamlet'. Referred to as one of the greatest works by Shakespeare, the play blends - assassination, revenge, deceit, madness and moral corruption in a manner which is hard to ignore and believe. Considering the fact that...
  • 'Bang Bang' tweet review: Slow in parts, the film's strengths are its action sequences, stunts and good-looking protagonists October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Most of us who saw the 2010 action comedy 'Knight and Day' fell in love with the funny, brave and witty protagonists -- Tom Cruise as the sexy but rogue federal agent Roy Miller, and Cameron Diaz as the charming June Havens. Now four years later, filmmaker Siddharth Anand...
  • 'Desi Kattey' tweet review: Weak story, bland protagonists, long duration; watch it if you want to punish yourself September 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Two village kids grow up in a neighbourhood where they sell local guns and pistols. They have been doing this all their lives, and that's why their aim is immaculate. An ex-army guy, Suniel Shetty, decides that they're the perfect candidates for shooting competitions. 'Desi Kattey', a film directed...
  • Fake tweets trigger police raid, lawsuit; stir debate about parody September 19, 2014

    Chicago: Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredom, he said, he soon began sending profane messages about sex, drugs and alcohol. Daniel never intended for the fake account to be seen...
  • 'Khoobsurat' tweet review: The film is a typical Disney fare; light and watchable September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: What happens when a boisterous young physiotherapist goes to live among the royalty of Rajasthan? This premise forms the key theme of Shashanka Ghosh's latest film 'Khoobsurat'. Produced by Disney, the Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khanstarrer is a modern remake of Hrishikesh Mukerjee's film which starred Rekha, Rakesh Roshan,...
  • 'Creature 3D' tweet review: This one is strictly for Bipasha Basu's fans September 12, 2014

    Directed by Vikram Bhatt, Creature 3D is touted to be India's first 3D monster thriller sciencefiction film. The movie has a lot of VFX which is supposedly the USP. Bipasha Basu has again shown her neverending love for horror flicks and played the main lead...
  • Live from Motorola's new Moto G, Moto X, Moto 360 India launch event September 5, 2014

    Read: Motorola launches the new Moto G, new Moto X smartphones and Moto 360 smartwatch in India Motorola has barely left anything for us to guess. It's almost clear what the company has up its sleeves for its event today in New Delhi and Chicago. Motorola has already teased the sequels...
  • 'Mary Kom' tweet review: Priyanka Chopra surprises with her performance September 5, 2014

    Boxing and cinema have enjoyed a great relationship. That's why the viewers have been awaiting the release of 'Mary Kom'. And since 'Barfi!' star Priyanka Chopra plays Olympic bronze medallist Mary Kom, the excitement is expected to be intense. Priyanka Chopra may not have tried to look like the boxer...
  • Ram Gopal Varma opens up about the controversial tweets: It's my nature to express exactly what I feel September 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who was embroiled in controversy for his objectionable tweets on Lord Ganesh recently, believes in freedom of expression. He says expressing what he feels in a manner he likes, is the way he enjoys being. Varma was Sunday booked under four sections of the Indian Penal...
  • Social activists file case against Ram Gopal Varma following his objectionable tweets on Hindu god Ganesh August 31, 2014

    Pune: Political and social activists Saturday filed police complaints against Bollywood filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma for his series of objectionable tweets on Lord Ganesh, officials said. Sumit Khambekar, chief of the Mumbai unit of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, and social activist Shahzaad Poonawala filed separate complaints against Varma in police stations...
  • Sena to protest against Ram Gopal Varma over his Ganesh Chaturthi tweets August 30, 2014

    Mumbai: The Shiv sena is likely to hold a protest against Director Ram Gopal Varma in Mumbai on Saturday after he sparked off a controversy with a string of tweets on Ganesh Chaturthi. Varma had questioned the basis of celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi. The two tweets said, "Did Lord Ganesha have a...
  • Ram Gopal Verma sparks off controversy with tweets on Ganesha Chaturthi August 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Film director Ram Gopal Verma sparked off a controversy on Friday with a string of tweets questioning the basis of celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi. The two tweets said, "Did Lord Ganesha have a paunch in his childhood too or did it develop in the recovery time of the elephant head operation?" "Can...
  • 'Step Up All In' tweet review: Even with amazingly choreographed dance sequences, the film is a let down August 29, 2014

    The 'Step Up' series is one of those uncommon franchise that has shown success and growth with each installment. Just like the way in which dance numbers are now more about spunk, energy and how flashy they are, their stories have emerged fantastic. Directed by dancer and choreographer Trish Sie, ...
  • PM Narendra Modi tweets to Shinzo Abe in Japanese August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday put out a series of tweets in Japanese, one of them addressed to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe and said that as his friends from Japan had asked him to talk to the people of Japan directly, so he did so. "Friends from...
  • Twitter cheat sheet: Here's what to keep in mind while posting image, video tweets August 27, 2014

    Did you know that the length of your tweet is restricted to 117 characters if you add an "https" link to it? Check out the infographic below to know even miniscule details about your Twitter profile and the tweets you send out. ...
  • 'No alcohol in Kerala? Will the capital now be called Trivand'? Outraged tipplers take to Twitter to protest prohibition in 'God's Own Country' August 23, 2014

    India's wettest state is planning to dry out, drop by drop. Kerala, which has the country's highest alcohol consumption per capita, is moving to become alcoholfree within 10 years. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said the state government was in favour of "total prohibition". From next April, only 5star hotels...
  • 'Katiyabaaz' tweet review: The story of Kanpur's Robin Hood August 22, 2014

    The awardwinning documentary by Deepti Kakkar and Mustafa is the story of an electricity thief in Kanpur, who provides Robin Hood style services to the poor people in a city that faces 15 hours power cut every day. The main leads in this documentary are Loha Singh...
  • 'Mardaani' Tweet Review: Rani Mukerji delivers one of her finest performances as a tough but sensitive police officer August 22, 2014

    She kicks, punches and doesn't take any nonsense. Shivani Shivaji Roy, a fearless cop with the Mumbai police is as tough as she looks. Starring Rani Mukerji, the latest YRF film 'Mardaani' has been directed by noted filmmaker Pradeep Sarkar. Known for films like 'Laaga Chunri Mein Daag' and 'Lafange Parinde',...
  • Like it or not, Twitter will push tweets from people you don't follow to your timeline August 20, 2014

    Wondered on seeing tweets in your timeline from people you don't even follow? This is no technical glitch. In fact, this is a new feature which Twitter believes will make your timeline "even more relevant and interesting". In a new addition to its Support section, Twitter clarifies that why it...
  • Twitter turns favourites into retweets; new experiment annoys users August 18, 2014

    New York: Have you recently witnessed favourite tweets back in your tweet box? Some users are seeing tweets favourited by others in their timeline just like retweets. Some users are seeing a few tweets in their timelines that have been marked as favourites by accounts they follow. Other tweets are showing from...
  • 'Vaping', 'listicle', 'livetweet' and 'bingewatch' are the latest words to be added to the Oxford Dictionary August 14, 2014

    London: Don't know what "vaping" is? How about "listicle"? Perhaps it's time to get to know them. Britain's Oxford University Press said Thursday it is adding the words along with other new entries, from "timepoor" to "Paleo diet" to its online Oxford Dictionaries to reflect new language trends. Editors for...
  • Too much twitter may drive you crazy August 7, 2014

    London: If you have a tendency to read and post tweets for several hours a day, watch out for psychiatric disorders. According to researchers, an overdose of Twitter may drive you psychotic. The study detailed the case of Mrs C a 31yearold heavy Twitter user who was admitted to...
  • Watch 'Raag Salman': If a song was made out of actor Salman Khan's oddest tweets, this is what it would sound like August 7, 2014

    It's no secret that Salman Khan's tweets are a bit odd on most days they are usually cryptic one word posts addressed to no one. And now the comedy team of All India Bakchod have done what should have been done a long time ago they've created a...