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Watch What Happens When Cute Dog Meets Darth Vader For First Time

Watch What Happens When Cute Dog Meets Darth Vader For First Time

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Friday April 09, 2021

Many of us have been spooked by the menacing Star Wars villain Darth Vader. And now we have the cutest dog joining us in our collective fear for the iconic character.

Watch: Elon Musk's Neuralink Reveals Monkey Playing Video Game With Its Mind

Watch: Elon Musk's Neuralink Reveals Monkey Playing Video Game With Its Mind

Written by Sanya Jain | Friday April 09, 2021

Neuralink, Elon Musk's start-up that is developing implantable brain-machine interfaces to connect the human brain to computers, has released a video which shows a monkey playing a video game using only its mind.

Brazil Nurses Find A Way To Mimic Human Touch For Covid Patients

Brazil Nurses Find A Way To Mimic Human Touch For Covid Patients

NDTV Newsdesk | Thursday April 08, 2021, New Delhi

The highly contagious nature of COVID-19 does not allow physical proximity between people, making it almost impossible to extend support to those in need.

WhatsApp Tricks And Shortcuts You (Probably) Don't Know About

WhatsApp Tricks And Shortcuts You (Probably) Don't Know About

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Thursday April 08, 2021

WhatsApp revealed a number of keyboard shortcuts and "cheat codes" for people using WhatsApp Web on Mac or Windows PC.

Remember The Sridevi-Jaya Prada Rivalry? Lockdown Be Like...

Remember The Sridevi-Jaya Prada Rivalry? Lockdown Be Like...

Written by Sanya Jain | Thursday April 08, 2021

As the Maharashtra government announced new restrictions -- including a "strict lockdown" over the weekends -- amid a surge in coronavirus cases, celebrity stylist and entrepreneur Pernia Qureshi found a picture that sums up the mood of the people

Twitter Aces German Embassy's Question On Chenab Bridge

Twitter Aces German Embassy's Question On Chenab Bridge

NDTV News Desk | Thursday April 08, 2021, New Delhi

The German Embassy in India was in the mood for some quizzing on Tuesday. Sharing an image of the Chenab Rail Bridge, the Embassy's Twitter handle posed a question to its followers.

Watch: NBA Legend Shaquille O'Neal Pays For Stranger's Engagement Ring

Watch: NBA Legend Shaquille O'Neal Pays For Stranger's Engagement Ring

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Thursday April 08, 2021

NBA icon Shaquille O'Neal is in the news for buying an engagement ring. Shaq, as he is popularly known, did not make the purchase for himself - he paid for a stranger's ring.

Memes Take Over The Internet Ahead Of IPL 2021. Sehwag Joins The Fun Too

Memes Take Over The Internet Ahead Of IPL 2021. Sehwag Joins The Fun Too

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Thursday April 08, 2021

On the field, he was known for his swashbuckling batting, and off it former India cricketer Virender Sehwag is famous for his wit and humour. The opener shared a video of an elderly man dancing ahead of IPL 2021.

Woman With World's Longest Nails Has Them Cut After Nearly 3 Decades

Woman With World's Longest Nails Has Them Cut After Nearly 3 Decades

Written by Sanya Jain | Thursday April 08, 2021

The woman with the world's longest nails has finally had them cut after nearly three decades. Ayanna Williams of Houston, USA, broke the Guinness World Record for the world's longest fingernails in 2017.

Watch: Crew Airlifted From Cargo Ship Adrift At Sea. Dramatic Rescue Is Viral

Watch: Crew Airlifted From Cargo Ship Adrift At Sea. Dramatic Rescue Is Viral

Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 08, 2021

A Dutch cargo ship was adrift in the Norwegian Sea on Tuesday after all of its crew members were airlifted, with some having to jump into the rough waters to be rescued.

Pet Cat Goes Missing, Later Found Inside Belly Of Huge Snake

Pet Cat Goes Missing, Later Found Inside Belly Of Huge Snake

Written by Sanya Jain | Thursday April 08, 2021

A girl in Thailand was heartbroken to discover that her pet cat had been swallowed up by a huge snake.

Watch: Busy On Phone, Cyclist Rides Straight Into Parked Van

Watch: Busy On Phone, Cyclist Rides Straight Into Parked Van

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Thursday April 08, 2021

Texting while you are driving is a bad idea. A cyclist learnt this the hard way when he chose to focus on his phone instead of looking at the road.

Beauty Pageant Winner Stripped Of Her Crown For Twerking Video

Beauty Pageant Winner Stripped Of Her Crown For Twerking Video

Written by Sanya Jain | Thursday April 08, 2021

Miss Papua New Guinea has been stripped of her crown over a TikTok video which shows her twerking.

At Beauty Pageant, Fight On Stage, Crown Snatched

At Beauty Pageant, Fight On Stage, Crown Snatched

Reuters | Wednesday April 07, 2021

The Mrs Sri Lanka beauty pageant descended into chaos at the weekend when a former title holder declared that the winner was ineligible because she was divorced, and forcibly removed her crown.

On World Health Day, Mumbai Police Has A Special Message

On World Health Day, Mumbai Police Has A Special Message

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Wednesday April 07, 2021

World Health Day: Keeping in mind the rising number of COVD-19 cases in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra, Mumbai Police shared a photo on Twitter asking citizens to be "healthy, wealthy and wise" and avail vaccination services