Snapchat logo is seen through broken glass in this illustration picture, May 11, 2017. (REUTERS)

Instagram, Snapchat drop Giphy feature as racist GIF spotted

Popular image sharing and multimedia mobile app Snapchat and Instagram have temporarily removed their Giphy GIF sticker features after users saw a racist GIF as an option to add to their photographs.

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Early exposure to thirdhand smoke may up lung cancer risks

The most significant progress made in the study of THS is that the long-term effects of THS are determined to be linked to human cancers, Mao, a geneticist senior staff scientist at Berkeley Lab, told Xinhua.

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Visit these cool destinations in South India to sober the searing summer

Bask in afterglow of intoxication in Lambasingi, when the clouds descend to the earth, redrawing mountain-lines every single day in the act of embracing and leaving, continuously.


Nizami cuisine: A royal affair

When it comes to Indian cuisine, people often perceive that all cuisines in India are the same. Yes, they may have many similarities in terms of ingredients, but there are a lot of differences when it comes to the flavours and also the method of cooking — like more or less use of oil and/or ghee.

Rekha in and as Umrao Jaan

Power women of Bombay cinema

Studied through the prism of gender and sexuality in India, Ruth Vanita’s Dancing with the Nation: Courtesans in Bombay Cinema, as expressed by the author herself in a detailed introduction, is not a film studies book.


Be merry, but also be kind

Along with hazardous colours during Holi, cracker sounds during Diwali, dhol/drums beats during festivals are all very problematic for animals. Have you ever wondered where most of the stray dogs, vanish on Diwali night?