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Sheryl Sandberg Sees India as Facebook’s Next Market

Sheryl Sandberg Sees India as Facebook’s Next Market

By Brian Powell July 3, 2014

Things for Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Facebook, have not been going well as of late. Recently, it was revealed that Facebook had run an emotion experiment affecting some 700,000 users – all done without the consent of …

Mr. Poo Is India’s Anti-Public Defecation Mascot Mr. Poo Is India’s Anti-Public Defecation Mascot

Warning: Those who have a weak stomach should not read this story. According to Unicef, around 620 million people (half the population) in India alone poops in public; that’s around 143,300,482 lbs. of feces every day. The rampant rise of …

Narendra Modi Set To Form India’s Next Government Narendra Modi Set To Form India’s Next Government

Monday is election day in India and Narendra Modi is the current front-runner. After Monday’s prime minister election, Modi could be the leader of the world’s biggest democracy. A Modi win would also make his party, the Bharatiya Janata Party …

Google Fined $166K In India Antitrust Probe Google Fined $166K In India Antitrust Probe

Google has been fined by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) to the tune of roughly $166,000 (US) in relation to an antitrust probe launched two years ago. The probe began after a complaint from consumer advocacy group Consumer Unity …

Paul McCartney & PETA Work to Rescue Elephant Paul McCartney & PETA Work to Rescue Elephant

Paul McCartney headed a campaign to rescue an elephant from a temple in India after a trip there in 2012. He saw 14-year-old Sunder being obviously mistreated at Jyotiba temple and, with the help of Maharashtra State’s forest department and …

Samsung Galaxy S5 in India, Other Models Developing Samsung Galaxy S5 in India, Other Models Developing

The citizens of India will now be able to stay in touch using the Samsung Galaxy S5. Samsung announced last month at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that it will launch its latest flagship smartphone in India, on March …

Veena Malik: Does She Think “India Sucks”? Veena Malik: Does She Think “India Sucks”?

Pakistani actress Veena Malik is reportedly in hot water over a hateful tweet posted. Via Twitter account @iVeenaMalik, an unverified account, the actress is purported to have tweeted “India sucks!” to the world. This is kinda awkward considering the fact …

Google Celebrates Holi With Doodle In India Google Celebrates Holi With Doodle In India

As mentioned, Google is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with its annual doodle, but in India, it’s celebrating Holi (the festival of colors) with one. Holi is a spring festival also known as the festival of love, and has become popular …

Google Reportedly Facing $5 Billion Fine In India Google Reportedly Facing $5 Billion Fine In India

Google is reportedly facing a $5 billion fine from the Competition Commission of India in relation to an antitrust probe launched two years ago. The probe began after a complaint from consumer advocacy group Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS) …

India's Olympics Ban Lifted By IOC India's Olympics Ban Lifted By IOC

India is back in the game, officially. After being suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in December 2012, India has been reinstated in the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. The suspension is a result of the country’s refusal to …

Maruti Celerio Plans to Up Indian Car Sales Maruti Celerio Plans to Up Indian Car Sales

In America, a car with an automatic transmission is no big deal. A lot of us can’t even drive a car with a manual shift, and we’ll do okay in life despite that. In India, however, the case is virtually …

Bollywood Star Farooq Shaikh Dies at 65 Bollywood Star Farooq Shaikh Dies at 65

Indian actor Farooq Shaikh, 65, passed away on Friday after suffering a heart attack. The Bollywood legend was in Dubai visiting family at the time. His funeral was held in Mumbai on December 28. Shaikh was best known for his …

India Train: Fire Kills At Least 26 India Train: Fire Kills At Least 26

Early Saturday morning, an express train in India engulfed into flames near the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. The Bangalore-Nanded express train was carrying 60 passengers, many who were traveling home for the holidays. Eight were injured where as 26 …

Farooq Sheikh, Bollywood Actor Dies at 65 Farooq Sheikh, Bollywood Actor Dies at 65

On Saturday, the Bollywood film industry lost one of their most successful actors. Farooq Sheikh, an Indian actor and TV presenter, suffered from a heart attack on Friday while visiting his family in Dubai. According to Global News, Sheikh’s career …

Indian Woman Miscarries Ten Babies In One Night Indian Woman Miscarries Ten Babies In One Night

Late Sunday night, a 28-year-old Indian woman broke all of India’s medical records when she gave birth to ten babies at one time. Sadly, none of the babies survived. Anju Kushwaha, was sent to Sanjay Gandhi Memorial hospital in Rewa …

Bharatiya Janata Party Wins Big in India Elections Bharatiya Janata Party Wins Big in India Elections

Yesterday, the ruling Congress Party in India was dealt a huge blow by losing four state elections in India. The more-liberal Congress Party, which has been the primary ruling power in India since its independence in 1947, lost handily to …

Jen Arnold Diagnosed with Cancer Jen Arnold Diagnosed with Cancer

39-year-old Jen Arnold, star of TLC’s “The Little Couple,” has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. The news was first reported by People in an exclusive statement. “I have recently been diagnosed with a rare type of cancer …