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  • Watch: Woman miraculously saved from a speeding train in Brazil April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: In a miraculous escape, a woman was saved from a speeding train within a splitsecond in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The woman had allegedly leapt onto the tracks after her cellphone fell. The narrow escape was captured by a bystander on a camera phone. As the train entered the station...
  • 'Gangnam Style': 7 ridiculously bad performances October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: South Korean rapper PSY's 'Gangnam Style' video has 300 million YouTube views and counting, and it's easy to see why. No Korean language skills are needed to enjoy the chubby, massively entertaining performer's crazy horse-riding dance, the song's addictive chorus and the video's exquisitely odd series of misadventures.Beneath...
  • 7 sailors held in captive by pirates seek help from govt October 6, 2012

    Taken hostage by Somali pirates two years ago, the sailors have now sent a message to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh via YouTube saying they are unwell and desperate to return home. Their families too are crying out for help. ...
  • 7 Indian sailors held captive by pirates seek help October 6, 2012

    Mumbai: A dramatic new video that captures the plight of seven Indian sailors held hostage by Somali pirates has surfaced. After two years in captivity, seven Indian sailors continue to remain in captivity onboard merchant vessel MV Asphalt Venture. The sailors have issued a desperate appeal to the Indian government through...
  • YouTube alienates amateur users by courting pros October 5, 2012

    San Francisco: After struggling for years, in late 2010, Driving Sports TV, a scrappy, twoperson video production outfit led by Ryan Douthit, finally began supporting itself with advertising income from YouTube. It didn't matter that the channel's production set was simply a green screen in Douthit's cramped garage in a leafy...
  • Facebook, YouTube blocked in Kashmir October 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Internet users in Kashmir are unable to access Facebook and YouTube. The government had issued orders to Internet service providers to restrict access to the websites. This move is believed to be in response to the protests against the antiIslam video on YouTube. It was previously reported that the...
  • At UN, Muslim world questions Western freedom of speech September 29, 2012

    United Nations: Muslim leaders were in unison at the United Nations this week arguing that the West was hiding behind its defense of freedom of speech and ignoring cultural sensitivities in the aftermath of antiIslam slurs that have raised fears of a widening EastWest cultural divide. A video made in California...
  • Google obeys Brazilian court order, blocks YouTube video September 28, 2012

    Rio de Janeiro: The Brazilian unit of Google, the world's No. 1 Internet search engine, said on Thursday it had obeyed a court order to remove a video attacking a candidate in Brazilian municipal elections from its YouTube service after legal appeals were exhausted. "We are profoundly disappointed to not have...
  • Brazilian court asks YouTube to remove 'antiIslam' film September 27, 2012

    Rio De Janeiro: A court in Brazil said it has ordered YouTube to remove clips of the movie that has touched off deadly protests across the Muslim world, the latest in a spate of courtordered contentremoval cases against the videosharing site in Rio De Janeiro. Sao Paulobased judge Gilson Delgado Miranda...
  • Judge orders arrest of Google president September 26, 2012

    Sao Paulo: A judge has ordered the arrest of the president of Google's operations in Brazil for failure to remove YouTube videos that attacked a mayoral candidate. The order to arrest Fabio Jose Silva Coelho was issued Monday by Judge Flavio Peren of Mato Grosso do Sul state. It was prompted...
  • Korean star PSY's 'Gangnam Style' goes viral September 25, 2012

    'Gangnam Style', that was available for viewing on July 15, has more than 2,479,030 likes on YouTube. ...
  • 'Gangnam Style' sets Guinness record for most YouTube likes September 23, 2012

    If you have gotten over Kolaveri Di, here's some more craziness that's driving the Internet. It's South Korean star PSY's 'Gangnam style' video. The video has beaten Justin Bieber and has become the most liked video on YouTube. In fact, breaking records, the video has set the Guinness World Record...
  • 20 killed across Pak in antiIslam film violence September 21, 2012

    Islamabad/Karachi: Nearly 20 people were killed and hundreds injured today when thousands of angry demonstrators during governmentsanctioned protests over an antiIslam film turned violent in several cities across Pakistan on a day being observed as 'Love the Prophet Day'. The worst affected was Pakistan's financial hub Karachi, where 14 people were...
  • US: Judge denies request to stop antiMuslim film clip September 21, 2012

    Los Angeles: An actress who appeared in an antiMuslim film trailer that sparked violence in the Middle East has lost her legal challenge to have the 14minute trailer taken down from YouTube. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Luis Lavin rejected the request from Cindy Lee Garcia on Thursday because...
  • YouTube under threat in Russia over antiIslam film September 19, 2012

    Moscow: Access to YouTube across Russia could be blocked under a new law that takes effect on November 1 if the portal does not remove a video mocking the Prophet Mohammad, the country's communications minister said on Tuesday. The video, which sparked violent protests in many Muslim countries, has been deemed...
  • Bangladesh blocks YouTube over 'antiIslam film' September 18, 2012

    Dhaka: Bangladesh has enforced a ban on video sharing website YouTube to block an 'antiIslam film' that angered Muslims across the globe, a senior official said on Tuesday. "We have decided block the film in consultation with the government," a Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) official told PTI. The official, however,...
  • Pakistan blocks over 700 antiIslam YouTube links September 17, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan Monday blocked over 700 links to an antiIslam film on YouTube that has triggered antiUS protests across the Muslim world, including Pakistan, officials said. The decision was taken after the Supreme Court issued orders to the stateowned Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to block links to the movie, reported Xinhua. Chief...
  • Pakistan blocks over 700 antiIslam YouTube links September 17, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday blocked over 700 links to an antiIslam film on YouTube that has triggered antiUS protests across the Muslim world, including Pakistan, officials said. The decision was taken after the Supreme Court issued orders to the stateowned Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to block links to the movie, reported...
  • We condemn the antiIslam video: MEA spokesperson September 16, 2012

    Google India has blocked the offensive antiprophet video that was up on YouTube. ...
  • Malaysia asks Google to block 'antiIslam video' September 16, 2012

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia has asked Google to block access to the 'antiIslam video' clip blamed for sparking mob attacks against US embassies and consulates across the Middle East. Information Minister Rais Yatim says Malaysian authorities want the clip removed from YouTube because of the "explosive commotions and repercussions at hand". Google owns...
  • US investigating man linked to antiIslam film September 15, 2012

    Los Angeles: A California man convicted of bank fraud is under investigation for possible probation violations stemming from the making of an antiIslam video that triggered violent protests against the United States in the Muslim world, US officials said on Friday. The man, 55yearold Nakoula Basseley Nakoula of the Los Angeles...
  • India pushes to block 'antiIslam' movie September 14, 2012

    New Delhi: India is making efforts to block a controversial film that is being said to be offensive to Islam and has sparked antiUS protests in many Arab countries like Libya, Egypt and Yemen. The Home Ministry has forwarded a request of the Jammu and Kashmir government to block all webpages...
  • YouTube rolls out new version of iPhone app September 11, 2012

    San Francisco: Google Inc is releasing a new version of its YouTube video app for iPhones that will for the first time feature advertising but won't have the benefit of being preloaded on Apple Inc's popular smartphones. The new YouTube app will be available for download at Apple's App Store beginning...
  • Spanish director wins YouTube online festival September 3, 2012

    Venice: Spanish filmmaker David Victori has won the inaugural edition of YouTube's Your Film Festival for his short movie The Guilt. The winner was announced on the sidelines of the Venice Film Festival after selection by a jury that included director Ridley Scott and actor Michael Fassbender. Victori, whose movie focuses...
  • 'Senthamizh Penne' triggers fresh Hiphop kolaveri September 1, 2012

    Chennai: For a song that most people (women in particular) are bashing, Hiphop Tamizhas slick new video for their song Club le Mabbu le has gone viral on YouTube. Believe it or not, the song that had been composed and uploaded in various rough versions well before Dhanush made the...
  • People ask, Modi answers on Google Plus Hangout September 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi took on questions from a number of netizens on a variety of topics through a live video chat on Google+ Hangout on Friday. The hangout was hosted by Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn. People were not able to reach the site for a few minutes...