Category: Popular Culture
“Can forgive Salman for killing people as long as he fulfils my entertainment quota,” Bhai fans admit
Salman Khan fans of the #BhaiRoxx fame have admitted that they can look over the superstar for allegedly killing a man and maiming four while driving drunk – as long as bhai meets their amusement needs.
Rains declared a natural disaster in South Africa after World Cup loss
After yet another loss in the knockout stage of the Cricket World Cup, the South African government has moved swiftly to declare rains a natural disaster.
Mysterious panellist speaks for nine straight seconds uninterrupted on Arnab’s show
Arnab Goswami was left puzzled last night as a panellist on his prime time debate show spoke for nine seconds uninterrupted.
Filmmaker struggles to write logical script after he decided to drop item song from movie
A popular Bollywood director has apparently taken up the daring job of working on a commercial “masala” movie that will surprisingly not have (wait for it) even a single item song.
Saddened by Sachin’s retirement, 50-over Cricket also calls it quits
Following the ODI retirement of Sachin Tendulkar, the sport of Cricket has also decided to end its foray in the 50-over format with immediate effect.
Govt plans to provide one free Chetan Bhagat book to every family to raise literacy rates
Along with mobile phones to every poor family, the government will also distribute free Chetan Bhagat novels
Maids patent their names, fearing Bollywood item numbers may use them next
Item numbers have, of late, taken the country by storm and caused a domino effect in the society. NTMN took charge to explore the phenomenon, and it led to some startling discoveries.
On a Time Machine with IPL, to the year 2084
Tanay Sukumar, and Ankur Nigam, January 9, 2011 (This story is set in the future.) December 23, 2084 “Batsmen will decide which bowlers they want to play.” “Fielding restrictions will be decided by the highest bidder during the IPL auction.” “Cheerleaders will be tested and then selected by Boney Tiwari, grandson of late Congressman N…
Young writer following the Chetan Bhagat model loses all female friends
A young writer has lost all his female friends after he tried to emulate Chetan Bhagat while writing a light campus novel presenting girls, love and relationships in bad light.
Sachin Tendulkar to donate half of his runs to lesser batsmen and charity
Indian batting star Sachin Tendulkar has announced that he would soon be giving away (“donating”) half of his runs to lesser batsmen and to charity. Tendulkar made the decision after reaching his 50th Test century.
Excited TV reporter falls into borewell while covering news about a child who fell in it
A news channel reporter has not yet been rescued after he fell inside a borewell in the village of Anarkali, 10 km from Agra.
Duckworth and Lewis admit they never intended to provide fair results in cricket matches
Frank Duckworth and Tony Lewis have admitted in an interview to a UK magazine that they never actually intended to provide proper results in cricket matches disrupted by rain.
I wish to play World Cup 2031: Tendulkar
Indian cricket star Sachin Tendulkar had not retired when this piece was written. (He retired from international cricket in 2012.) The interview in this piece is set in the year 2029, assuming Tendulkar has still not retired.