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'Written By Priyanka Pant' - 304 News Result(s)

  • The Powerful Reason Why 'Me Too' Is Trending

    The Powerful Reason Why 'Me Too' Is Trending

    Women - and men - who have been sexually assaulted or harassed are tweeting two powerful words - "Me too" - in an attempt to show how widespread the abuse really is. On Sunday, American actor Alyssa Milano tweeted a short message urging survivors to tweet 'Me Too' to highlight the "magnitude of the problem."

  • Why Women (And Many Men) Are Calling For A Day-Long Boycott Of Twitter

    Why Women (And Many Men) Are Calling For A Day-Long Boycott Of Twitter

    Women - and many men - are calling for a 24-hour boycott of Twitter on Friday. Many participating in the boycott say it's time Twitter start tackling abuse, often targeted at women, on its platform.

  • Model In 'Racist' Dove Ad Speaks Out. She May Surprise You

    Model In 'Racist' Dove Ad Speaks Out. She May Surprise You

    Days after Dove apologised for an advertisement deemed racist by netizens, the black model featured in it has spoken out, addressing the outrage. In a strongly-worded op-ed for The Guardian, Lola Ogunyemi admits while she can see how screenshots of the ad going viral may have been "misinterpreted," the images were taken out of context.

  • Raise Your Sons To Be Feminists Too, Writes Justin Trudeau In Viral Essay

    Raise Your Sons To Be Feminists Too, Writes Justin Trudeau In Viral Essay

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau frequently refers to himself as a feminist. In an exclusive essay for MarieClaire.com, he writes on the importance of raising all children as feminists. Since it's publication, the essay on parenting has been shared widely on social media.

  • How To Treat Women In The Workplace: This Helpful Guide For Men Is Viral

    How To Treat Women In The Workplace: This Helpful Guide For Men Is Viral

    From Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein to Fox News' Roger Ailes and Bill O'Reilly, a disturbing succession of sexual harassment scandals have been making headlines. To make it easier for men to ensure they behave appropriately with women in the workplace, one woman has devised a brilliant life hack she calls "The Rock Test."

  • Powerful Video Shows What Happens When Internet Trolls Show Up In Real Life

    Powerful Video Shows What Happens When Internet Trolls Show Up In Real Life

    Monica Lewinsky calls herself one of the first victims of cyber-bullying and on Monday, debuted a video showing what happens when online bullying - often in the form of hateful, anonymous comments - finds its way to the real world. The video is viral.

  • Malala Attends First Lecture At Oxford, Five Years After Being Shot

    Malala Attends First Lecture At Oxford, Five Years After Being Shot

    Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Pakistani Taliban after campaigning for girls' rights to education, attended her first lecture at the University of Oxford on Monday. A photo Ms Yousafzai tweeted from her first day at college quickly went viral.

  • Internet Star Mallika Dua Describes Nightmare Uber Ride In Viral Post

    Internet Star Mallika Dua Describes Nightmare Uber Ride In Viral Post

    Mallika Dua took to Facebook to narrate a terrifying experience she had with an Uber driver in Mumbai. Alleging that her Uber driver was verbally abusive and erratic, she criticised the company in scathing terms for inadequate customer care in India. In a subsequent post, Ms Dua wrote that while Uber India had promised "corrective action," she did ...

  • Namaste, Ni Hao: Nirmala Sitharaman Meets Chinese Troops At Nathu-La

    Namaste, Ni Hao: Nirmala Sitharaman Meets Chinese Troops At Nathu-La

    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's day-long visit to Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim, including the border at Nathu-La on Saturday had an unexpected bonus - an exchange with Chinese soldiers, a video of which was widely shared on social media.

  • Delhi Man Who Tattooed His Eyeballs Says He Has No Regrets

    Delhi Man Who Tattooed His Eyeballs Says He Has No Regrets

    28-year-old Karan, a Delhi-based full-time professional tattoo artist and piercer, says he has lost count of the number of tattoos he has on his own body. But his latest tattoo is one that he's not likely to forget about any time soon. Karan says he's the first Indian ever to get his eyeballs tattooed.

  • Food Bloggers Tried To Score Free Meal At Restaurant, Served Humble Pie

    Food Bloggers Tried To Score Free Meal At Restaurant, Served Humble Pie

    There's no such thing as a free lunch, as these food bloggers who tried to score a meal at a Michelin-starred restaurant quickly learned. After they proposed a free meal with the promise of "significant online exposure" in return, the unnamed bloggers were trolled on Twitter by many who found the request rather boorish.

  • Rapper Is Raising $1 Million To Prove Earth Is Flat. (It's Not)

    Rapper Is Raising $1 Million To Prove Earth Is Flat. (It's Not)

    An American rapper is crowdfunding to buy satellites so he can prove the Earth is flat. It's not. But that "inconvenient truth" hasn't stopped the rapper from raising over $2,600 of a lofty goal of $1 million. The rapper, who refers to himself as "Flat Earth Bob," is a proponent of the Flat Earth theory.

  • Donald Trump vs Kim Jong-Un: War Of Words Has Everyone Reaching For Dictionary

    Donald Trump vs Kim Jong-Un: War Of Words Has Everyone Reaching For Dictionary

    North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un just introduced a lot of people to a new word. He called US President Donald Trump a "dotard." The unusual word had many people scrambling to look up the word in the dictionary.

  • Can't Believe I Met Priyanka Chopra, Tweets Malala. Her Sweet Reply

    Can't Believe I Met Priyanka Chopra, Tweets Malala. Her Sweet Reply

    Nobel Peace Laureate Malala Yousafzai only joined Twitter two months ago and uses the microblogging site to share exciting life updates, like getting into Oxford. On Wednesday, the 20-year-old tweeted a sweet "fan girl" moment with actor and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra.

  • Oops! News Anchor Picks Up Stack Of Papers Instead Of iPad, Remains Unfazed

    Oops! News Anchor Picks Up Stack Of Papers Instead Of iPad, Remains Unfazed

    It has been four years since BBC News presenter Simon McCoy went live on air holding a stack of A4 papers instead of an iPad but his employers haven't forgotten the flub and aren't letting him forget it either.

'Written By Priyanka Pant' - 304 News Result(s)

  • The Powerful Reason Why 'Me Too' Is Trending

    The Powerful Reason Why 'Me Too' Is Trending

    Women - and men - who have been sexually assaulted or harassed are tweeting two powerful words - "Me too" - in an attempt to show how widespread the abuse really is. On Sunday, American actor Alyssa Milano tweeted a short message urging survivors to tweet 'Me Too' to highlight the "magnitude of the problem."

  • Why Women (And Many Men) Are Calling For A Day-Long Boycott Of Twitter

    Why Women (And Many Men) Are Calling For A Day-Long Boycott Of Twitter

    Women - and many men - are calling for a 24-hour boycott of Twitter on Friday. Many participating in the boycott say it's time Twitter start tackling abuse, often targeted at women, on its platform.

  • Model In 'Racist' Dove Ad Speaks Out. She May Surprise You

    Model In 'Racist' Dove Ad Speaks Out. She May Surprise You

    Days after Dove apologised for an advertisement deemed racist by netizens, the black model featured in it has spoken out, addressing the outrage. In a strongly-worded op-ed for The Guardian, Lola Ogunyemi admits while she can see how screenshots of the ad going viral may have been "misinterpreted," the images were taken out of context.

  • Raise Your Sons To Be Feminists Too, Writes Justin Trudeau In Viral Essay

    Raise Your Sons To Be Feminists Too, Writes Justin Trudeau In Viral Essay

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau frequently refers to himself as a feminist. In an exclusive essay for MarieClaire.com, he writes on the importance of raising all children as feminists. Since it's publication, the essay on parenting has been shared widely on social media.

  • How To Treat Women In The Workplace: This Helpful Guide For Men Is Viral

    How To Treat Women In The Workplace: This Helpful Guide For Men Is Viral

    From Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein to Fox News' Roger Ailes and Bill O'Reilly, a disturbing succession of sexual harassment scandals have been making headlines. To make it easier for men to ensure they behave appropriately with women in the workplace, one woman has devised a brilliant life hack she calls "The Rock Test."

  • Powerful Video Shows What Happens When Internet Trolls Show Up In Real Life

    Powerful Video Shows What Happens When Internet Trolls Show Up In Real Life

    Monica Lewinsky calls herself one of the first victims of cyber-bullying and on Monday, debuted a video showing what happens when online bullying - often in the form of hateful, anonymous comments - finds its way to the real world. The video is viral.

  • Malala Attends First Lecture At Oxford, Five Years After Being Shot

    Malala Attends First Lecture At Oxford, Five Years After Being Shot

    Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Pakistani Taliban after campaigning for girls' rights to education, attended her first lecture at the University of Oxford on Monday. A photo Ms Yousafzai tweeted from her first day at college quickly went viral.

  • Internet Star Mallika Dua Describes Nightmare Uber Ride In Viral Post

    Internet Star Mallika Dua Describes Nightmare Uber Ride In Viral Post

    Mallika Dua took to Facebook to narrate a terrifying experience she had with an Uber driver in Mumbai. Alleging that her Uber driver was verbally abusive and erratic, she criticised the company in scathing terms for inadequate customer care in India. In a subsequent post, Ms Dua wrote that while Uber India had promised "corrective action," she did ...

  • Namaste, Ni Hao: Nirmala Sitharaman Meets Chinese Troops At Nathu-La

    Namaste, Ni Hao: Nirmala Sitharaman Meets Chinese Troops At Nathu-La

    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's day-long visit to Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim, including the border at Nathu-La on Saturday had an unexpected bonus - an exchange with Chinese soldiers, a video of which was widely shared on social media.

  • Delhi Man Who Tattooed His Eyeballs Says He Has No Regrets

    Delhi Man Who Tattooed His Eyeballs Says He Has No Regrets

    28-year-old Karan, a Delhi-based full-time professional tattoo artist and piercer, says he has lost count of the number of tattoos he has on his own body. But his latest tattoo is one that he's not likely to forget about any time soon. Karan says he's the first Indian ever to get his eyeballs tattooed.

  • Food Bloggers Tried To Score Free Meal At Restaurant, Served Humble Pie

    Food Bloggers Tried To Score Free Meal At Restaurant, Served Humble Pie

    There's no such thing as a free lunch, as these food bloggers who tried to score a meal at a Michelin-starred restaurant quickly learned. After they proposed a free meal with the promise of "significant online exposure" in return, the unnamed bloggers were trolled on Twitter by many who found the request rather boorish.

  • Rapper Is Raising $1 Million To Prove Earth Is Flat. (It's Not)

    Rapper Is Raising $1 Million To Prove Earth Is Flat. (It's Not)

    An American rapper is crowdfunding to buy satellites so he can prove the Earth is flat. It's not. But that "inconvenient truth" hasn't stopped the rapper from raising over $2,600 of a lofty goal of $1 million. The rapper, who refers to himself as "Flat Earth Bob," is a proponent of the Flat Earth theory.

  • Donald Trump vs Kim Jong-Un: War Of Words Has Everyone Reaching For Dictionary

    Donald Trump vs Kim Jong-Un: War Of Words Has Everyone Reaching For Dictionary

    North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un just introduced a lot of people to a new word. He called US President Donald Trump a "dotard." The unusual word had many people scrambling to look up the word in the dictionary.

  • Can't Believe I Met Priyanka Chopra, Tweets Malala. Her Sweet Reply

    Can't Believe I Met Priyanka Chopra, Tweets Malala. Her Sweet Reply

    Nobel Peace Laureate Malala Yousafzai only joined Twitter two months ago and uses the microblogging site to share exciting life updates, like getting into Oxford. On Wednesday, the 20-year-old tweeted a sweet "fan girl" moment with actor and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra.

  • Oops! News Anchor Picks Up Stack Of Papers Instead Of iPad, Remains Unfazed

    Oops! News Anchor Picks Up Stack Of Papers Instead Of iPad, Remains Unfazed

    It has been four years since BBC News presenter Simon McCoy went live on air holding a stack of A4 papers instead of an iPad but his employers haven't forgotten the flub and aren't letting him forget it either.

  • Serena Williams Writes Emotional Thank You Letter To Her Mom

    Serena Williams Writes Emotional Thank You Letter To Her Mom

    Tennis superstar Serena Williams has written an open letter to her mother, Oracene Price, in which she writes movingly about learning to deal with harsh comments about her powerful body. Ms Williams, a new mother to daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr, posted the thank you note on Reddit on Tuesday.

  • 'My Roof Is Gone' Dominica's PM Posts Live Updates As Hurricane Maria Hits

    'My Roof Is Gone' Dominica's PM Posts Live Updates As Hurricane Maria Hits

    Hurricane Maria strengthened into a "potentially catastrophic" Category Five storm as it barrelled into eastern Caribbean islands still reeling from Hurricane Irma, forcing residents to evacuate in powerful winds and lashing rain. Caught up in the storm was Roosevelt Skerrit,the prime minister of Dominica. He took to Facebook to post real-time upda...

  • What Happened When George Clooney Met This Grandma On The Red Carpet

    What Happened When George Clooney Met This Grandma On The Red Carpet

    A photo of a Canadian grandmother meeting actor George Clooney as he walked the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival, or TIFF, has delighted many on social media and prompted a Photoshop battle on Reddit.

  • Hillary Clinton Trolls Donald Trump After He Trashes Her New Book On Twitter

    Hillary Clinton Trolls Donald Trump After He Trashes Her New Book On Twitter

    It's barely been a year since the US presidential elections concluded but the political feud between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is far from over. The two politicians are at it again, this time on Twitter.

  • 'We Made This' Serena Williams Shares Pic Of Newborn. See Her Pregnancy Journey

    'We Made This' Serena Williams Shares Pic Of Newborn. See Her Pregnancy Journey

    Tennis superstar Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian's baby girl made her debut on social media with an adorable photo and video. Ms Williams shared a photo of their daughter, born on September 1, and Mr Ohanian posted a video on YouTube, documenting the most memorable moments from Ms Williams' pregnancy journey.

  • Vijayawada Archer Sets Two Records. She's Only 5-Years-Old

    Vijayawada Archer Sets Two Records. She's Only 5-Years-Old

    Just five-years-old, Cherukuri Dolly Shivani set not one but two records in archery on Sunday to enter the India Book of Records and the Asian Book of Records. The young archer fired 103 arrows at a target 10 metres away in just 11 minutes and 19 seconds. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu took to Twitter to congratulate the young girl.

  • At New York Fashion Week, 8 Months Pregnant Model Was The Real Showstopper

    At New York Fashion Week, 8 Months Pregnant Model Was The Real Showstopper

    The image of a heavily pregnant woman walking down the runway at New York Fashion Week has opened up a fascinating discussion on representation and diversity. Maia Ruth Lee walked for the designers Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta on Saturday with her baby bump visible through a partially-unbuttoned cardigan dress.

  • Sikh Politician Who Faced Racist Rant Explains Why He Reacted 'With Love'

    Sikh Politician Who Faced Racist Rant Explains Why He Reacted 'With Love'

    A Canadian politician who was subjected to a racist rant has spoken out explaining why he refused to engage with his heckler and chose to react "with love and courage." A woman interrupted Sikh lawmaker Jagmeet Singh's campaign event on Wednesday. A video of the exchange went viral on social media.

  • Video: Barack Obama Surprised A Bunch Of Students. Here's What Happened

    Video: Barack Obama Surprised A Bunch Of Students. Here's What Happened

    Former US President Barack Obama gave students at a school in Washington DC a fantastic surprise after he dropped in unannounced. A short video of his interaction with students was posted on Mr Obama's official Instagram account, where it has gone viral with well over 1.7 million views in less than 12 hours.

  • Watch: Sikh Politician's Response To Racist Heckler In Canada Is Viral

    Watch: Sikh Politician's Response To Racist Heckler In Canada Is Viral

    A Sikh lawmaker's measured response to being heckled by a belligerent woman in Canada has impressed many. Jagmeet Singh was subjected to an aggressive and racist rant by a woman at a campaign event in Brampton, Ontario on Wednesday and responded by saying: "We welcome you. We love you. We support you." A video of the exchange is viral.

  • R Madhavan Is Breaking The Internet (Again)

    R Madhavan Is Breaking The Internet (Again)

    Just two months ago, R Madhavan's post-shower selfie went insanely viral. And now, the actor is back to breaking the Internet. A day after he posted a stunning black-and-white portrait on social media, the photograph has gone viral with well over 1.3 lakh 'likes' on Instagram.

  • After Hateful Memes, Sri Lanka's 'Wonder Women' Get Love From Gal Gadot

    After Hateful Memes, Sri Lanka's 'Wonder Women' Get Love From Gal Gadot

    For days, two women from Sri Lanka were relentlessly "ridiculed" on social media for cosplaying as Wonder Woman. Photographs of the two women in character as the Amazonian superhero became the subject of cruel memes. Then, Hollywood actor Gal Gadot, who starred as Wonder Woman in the recent film adaptation, tweeted her support.

  • Video: Jumped Into Ocean To Escape Cops Only To Be Chased By A Shark

    Video: Jumped Into Ocean To Escape Cops Only To Be Chased By A Shark

    In what can only be described as bizarre, an American man attempting to elude traffic police dove into the ocean but ended up being chased by a shark instead.The man had to be rescued by the very cops he was running from.

  • Watch: A Human Chain To Save Man Trapped In SUV

    Watch: A Human Chain To Save Man Trapped In SUV

    Incredible footage shows residents of storm-hit Houston, Texas forming a human chain to rescue a man trapped in his SUV. The elderly man, who was successfully pulled from the sinking vehicle, ended up getting trapped after his SUV was swept away by rising flood waters.

  • Melania Trump Trolled For 'Hurricane Heels.' #ShoeGate Has Twitter Divided

    Melania Trump Trolled For 'Hurricane Heels.' #ShoeGate Has Twitter Divided

    US First Lady Melania Trump was photographed wearing high heels as she headed to visit storm-hit Texas with husband, US President Donald Trump. The shoes quickly became the subject of much debate on Twitter. The hashtag #ShoeGate began trending with some seeing the shoes as an impractical choice for visiting the state and others angrily stating tha...

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