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  • Youtube now lets Indian users watch videos offline 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Video sharing website Youtube launched an offline viewing service to help users download videos they can watch later, to overcome handicaps posed by low bandwidth and high costs of data plans. Under the service, which went live in India, Indonesia and the Philippines on Thursday, a user can click on...
  • Snapshot: Prince William, wife Kate Middleton meet Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z at NBA game December 9, 2014

    New York: Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton met star couple Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z here. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were here Monday for the Cleveland Cavaliers game against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center. Beyonce and Jay Z were seated just across the way, reports eonline.com. Prince...
  • Google to introduce child-friendly versions of search, YouTube, Chrome: Report December 4, 2014

    Bangalore: Google plans to roll out child-friendly versions of its most popular products in a bid to be "fun and safe for children", USA Today reported, quoting Pavni Diwanji, the company's vice president of engineering. The company will likely create specific versions of its search, YouTube and Chrome products for children...
  • DD anchor's 'Governor of India' video from IFFI Goa goes viral on social media; Prasar Bharti asks officials to look into it November 29, 2014

    New Delhi: After a clip featuring portions of a "clueless" live presentation by a Doordarshan anchor on the inauguration day of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) went viral on social media, Prasar Bharati has deputed a senior officer to look into the matter. The Doordarshan anchor is also seen introducing...
  • Watch: After Mumbai, a woman walks silently around Delhi for 10 hours. The infamous stereotypical Delhi men are all you'll see in the video November 24, 2014

    Delhi doesn't have the best image when it comes to women's safety. After the two viral videos of women walking around Mumbai, here comes the Delhi version. There have been attempts to prove the average Delhi man is much better than the negative image that is perceived about them.This video...
  • Watch: This guy has created a Guinness World Record for the tightest parallel parking ever. Don't you wish you had this skill? November 23, 2014

    This is one skill you wish you really had. Chinese wheelman Han Yue has broken an impossible world record of the tightest parallel parking ever. As a part of the China Drift Championship at Chongqing Olympic Park, Han slid his MINI 3 Door Hatch perfectly into a gap!Not content with...
  • Watch: Swipe right for the hilarious 'Jatinder' - the 'desi' Tinder that tells you the caste, marks and education of your prospective partners! November 23, 2014

    Tinder may be a dating app for users in the west, but we all have that one friend who is constantly looking for a perfect match to show their parents through the app. Here's an app you should recommend to everyone looking for a prospective bride/groom on Tinder -...
  • Watch: This video of a woman walking through the streets of Mumbai has a different story to tell about street harassment in the city November 23, 2014

    Remember that video of a woman walking across the streets of Mumbai for 10 hours and not getting catcalled even once? Another YouTube video has popped up that has a very different story to tell.A woman is shown silently walking in Mumbai for an hour dressed in a green skirt...
  • YouTube Music Awards gets an overhaul, goes online November 23, 2014

    New York: The YouTube Music Awards are undergoing an overhaul for their second edition next year, scrapping a star-studded gala and instead looking at videos' online buzz. The blockbuster video-sharing site in November 2013 debuted the YouTube Music Awards, with a livestreamed show from New York that appeared aimed at creating...
  • Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan now has a YouTube channel; plans to share his writing, poems November 22, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan now has an official YouTube channel titled Ulaganayagan Tube. It was recently launched and has over 2,000 subscribers and over 50,000 views. The channel, which is managed by K Vaai Mozhi team, already features two Q and A sessions with Kamal Haasan, writer-director R.C Shakti and music...
  • Watch: Dog Queso moonwalks to overcome his fear of doors November 19, 2014

    Queso's video is all over youtube. He's trying to get over his fear of doors by moonwalking through them. He's being called a moon walking Pit Bull in the style of Michael Jackson. ...
  • Watch: A heartbreaking video of a father singing to his critically ill newborn son when his wife tragically passed away after childbirth November 18, 2014

    A tear-jerking video of a grieving father singing to his dying newborn has gone viral on the internet. In this video, Chris Picco sings Blackbird to his son, Lennon James Picco, who was delivered by emergency C-section at 24 weeks after Chris' wife Ashley unexpectedly and tragically passed away in...
  • YouTube Music Key: YouTube launches paid music subscription service November 13, 2014

    Bangalore: Google's YouTube is rolling out the long-awaited paid monthly subscription service called YouTube Music Key. The subscription for the ad-free service will start at $7.99 per month and will allow users to watch videos offline and listen to music while other apps are working. YouTube Music Key will be first available...
  • DDA draw for 2014 housing scheme today, 25,000 flats on offer November 12, 2014

    Delhi: The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) will hold a draw for its 2014 housing scheme on Wednesday. The scheme offers 25 thousand flats in various categories and prices, ranging from rupees 7 lakh rupees to 1.2 crores - over 10 lakh people have applied under this flagship scheme. The DDA,...
  • Watch: This heartwarming short film proves beauty doesn't lie in fairness or anti-ageing creams. Being beautiful is easy! November 11, 2014

    Why is it that a fairness cream ad always shows a woman happier when she becomes six shades lighter? Are anti-ageing creams the only way to be accepted in your friends' circle as you grow older? While television ads suggest being beautiful is all about embracing beauty products, this short...
  • Watch: A woman walks around the streets of Mumbai for 10 hours to recreate the viral NYC video, doesn't get catcalled even once! November 11, 2014

    The viral video of a woman walking around the streets of New York City sparked a debate on the safety of women across the world. There were allegations that the video was edited, and there was outrage about how little women are respected around the globe. It sparked a series...
  • YouTube amends copyright form after German web channel receives death threats November 8, 2014

    Berlin: YouTube has amended a form used to resolve copyright disputes after the operators of a German web channel received death threats. The threats by alleged Islamic extremists came after Al Hayat TV, operated by former Muslims, was told by YouTube to respond to a claim of copyright infringement or risk...
  • Watch: This Amrish Puri style dubstep is the most hilarious, kickass Bollywood dubstep version you'll ever hear November 8, 2014

    Amrish Puri continues to remain one of the most hated Bollywood villains of all times. You may have seen plenty of tributes to the legendary Bollywood actor, but you may not have heard something quite like this. This YouTube video mixes all of Amrish Puri's most famous dialogues to create...
  • Watch: A few Indians shared the biggest regrets of their lives. There are life lessons to learn from each of them November 8, 2014

    There comes a stage in life where we all realize the mistakes we've made and regret making certain decisions. YouTube channel Sortedd TV went around Delhi asking people to recall the biggest regrets in their lives. From things like choosing the wrong profession to missing out on devoting time to...
  • Watch: Catcalling video sparks a new YouTube trend: Men and pranksters respond to the woman who walked around NYC and got catcalled 108 times in 10 hours November 6, 2014

    There were strong reactions on the internet when a video showing a woman being catcalled 108 times in New York City in 10 hours was posted on YouTube. The woman tried to show what happens when a woman silently walks through all the areas of Manhattan, wearing jeans and a...
  • Watch: When flaunting a swanky car backfires: Man revved his Lamborghini Aventador so hard that it caught fire! November 5, 2014

    Never show off your swanky new car. This man was so proud of his Lamborghini Aventador that he decided to flaunt it on a street. The £300,000 Lamborghini Aventador caught fire as soon as its owner revved the engine. His delight soon turned into horror as he tried to put...
  • Watch: UNICEF's 'Baap wali baat' anthem focuses on every girl's right to education, shows every Indian dad the importance of providing a better world to their daughters November 5, 2014

    UNICEF India released a new anthem 'Baap wali baat' to mark the International Day of the Girl Child celebrated on October 11. The song speaks about the positive changes an educated girl can introduce to the society. It asks every Indian father to send their daughters to school and provide...
  • Watch: Stop calling all south Indians Madrasis! This video serves as a guide for Indians to distinguish between the different south Indian states November 4, 2014

    'Are you a Madrasi?' 'But you are fair..' Stereotyping south Indians and clubbing them all under one term - madrasi - is something most north Indians have been guilty of at least once. A YouTube channel 'Enna Da Rascalas' educates Indians about the different states and the cultures they follow...
  • Watch: American band 'OK Go' uses a drone to film its latest music video while sliding on scooters in just one take! October 30, 2014

    American band OK Go's latest video has gone viral on the internet. The video was shot in Japan and displays extraordinary umbrella skills and Honda's new UNI-CUB vehicles and all this has been shot using a drone camera. After 44 takes where they completed the routine 11 times, they chose...
  • YouTube explores paid, ad-free version October 29, 2014

    San Francisco: YouTube, the popular online video service owned by Google, is planning to offer a paid, ad-free version, the head of the site said. The move would represent a significant change for the world's No. 1 online video website, whose free videos, often accompanied by short commercials, attract more than...
  • Watch: Corset enthusiast who grew up admiring Jessica Rabbit shrinks her waist to an extreme 16 inches! October 28, 2014

    Kelly Lee Dekay, 27, is a model who is a huge fan of Marvel comics superheroine 'Storm' and Jessica Rabbit, and has shrunk her waist to 16 inches. In six months she corset-trained her waist to come down from 30 inches to an extreme 16 inches. The model reveals that...
  • Watch: Robotic researchers, VFX and a hypnotic 'chooha': This hilarious review of 'Rudraksh' lists why it is the most 'pagal' Bollywood movie ever October 28, 2014

    For the lucky few who have watch the Bollywood movie Rudraksh, this hilarious review by YouTube star Kanan Gill will make complete sense. The ones who haven't watched the movie will find out why it is the most 'paagal' movie ever.The movie is full of VFX, a hypnotic mouse, and...
  • Meet Bhim Niroula, the YouTube star you've probably never heard of October 27, 2014

    New Delhi/Reading: If you are addicted to web virals, you have at least once been forwarded a link to singer Bhim Niroula's music channel. He's a nondescript man, wearing what can only qualify as week-day office wear, in a video that has now over two million views on YouTube. The track...
  • Watch: A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests goes viral as singing nun releases first album October 25, 2014

    Rome: A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract. The Rev. David Rider, 29, of Hyde Park, New York, and the...
  • Watch: Alia Bhatt's viral short film on women's safety shows it isn't impossible for women to be dropped home safely at night. Or is it? October 21, 2014

    Vikas Bahl, the director of the superhit Bollywood film 'Queen' has created a short film titled 'Going Home' starring Alia Bhatt, in association with fashion magazine 'Vogue'. The video talks about women's safety and questions if we can give women the perfect world they believe exists.Alia Bhatt is shown driving...