Posts Tagged: INDIA

CREEPY FANS

This Cricket Fan Can See Your Soul

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As the World Cricket Cup is in full… swing.

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Tiger Woods Has A Mattress Ad

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The McCann Ad Agency in Mumbai recently released the above ad for Shivam handloom deep sleep mattresses, which shows a sleeping Tiger Woods dreaming of a bevy of provocatively dressed white women.

DANNY DENZONGPA

Enthiran (Robot) Is Delightfully Insane

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Enthiran (Robot) is a Tamil-language Indian film released on 2250 screens worldwide on October 1st of last year, making it the biggest opening (in terms of number of screens) for an Indian film.

I’m All For More Indians In The NBA

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One great thing about the NBA is its diversity, and it hasn't gone unnoticed.

ADVERTIZING

How Much Money Has Wikipedia’s Creepy Campaign Raised?

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We've been <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2010/11/please-read-a-personal-appeal-from-these-links">making fun of</a> Wikipedia's <a href="../news/2010/11/whos-trying-to-buy-who-this-week/attachment/wikipediapleafromjimmywales/">urgent pleas</a> from founder Jimmy Wales for awhile now, but one thing is undeniable: their campaign is working.

INDIA

Uh Oh, Here Come Racist Jokes

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This scene of two student leaders getting into a slap fight on Indian TV just appeared on <a href="http://www.buzzfeed.com/sayomg/slap-fight-on-indian-tv-tah" target="_blank">BuzzFeed</a>, and I'm already terrified of what terrible racist things people are going to say when they see it.

HEDWIG

Harry Potter Fans Blamed for Rash of Owl Kidnappings in India

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Japan enjoys a well-deserved reputation for all things batpoop loco, but India is headed to the top of the crazy chart with a bullet.

AUSTRALIA

Will You Finally Pay For Porn?

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Things are bad for the porn world, my friends.

AISHWARYA RAI

Indian robot movie breaks box office record for money, badassness

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India's most expensive movie ever, Endhiran, aka The Robot, aka <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/09/you-had-me-at-a-giant-cobra-made-of-robot-men-slithers-around-eating-cars" target="_blank">A Giant Cobra Made of Robot Men Slithers Around Eating Cars</a>, opened in India in three languages last Friday, and surprise surprise, the $35 million-budgeted romp is breaking box-office records.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES

India Has It All Figured Out Now

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Last week, we discussed how some countries like New Zealand were <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2010/09/india-is-not-a-good-sports-environment">threatening to pull out</a> of the Commonwealth Games because of concerns with piled up garbage, soiled mattresses, collapsing bridges and roofs, and packs of stray dogs and other various animals.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES

India Is Not A Good Sports Environment

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When India began preparing for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the country’s government officials boasted that they would be creating an atmosphere that would make it the greatest experience in the history of the event.

ANDROID

Indian Government Unveils $35 Touchscreen Tablet Computer

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Kapil Sibal, Indiana Jones villain Human Resource Development Minister of India, unveiled a "$35" touchscreen tablet computer that can connect to the internet over WiFi, play videos, and open PDFs.

AS SEEN ON TV

Tiger Woods Jokes: Straight Outta Calcutta

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Jimmy Kimmel had a clever bit on his late-night television program the other day when he "outsourced" his order of Tiger Woods jokes to a "call center" in "India.

CHARITY

NOW YOU'RE COOKING WITHOUT GAS

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The Assam Agricultural University in India has developed a new hybrid rice (video below) that combines the high-yield of popular rice varieties with a low-yielding but incredibly-useful "soft rice" (komal chawl) variety from northern India.

AVATAR

REAL-LIFE NA'AVI SEEK HELP FROM JAMES CAMERON

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<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Dong-Naavi.jpg"></a>Well this was sort of inevitable.

IT'S FUNNY BECAUSE THEY'RE POOR

INDIAN REALITY SHOW: MILLIONAIRE SLUMDOG

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"Coming up, on 'Lifestyles of India's Rich and Famous'.

AZHARUDDIN ISMAIL

MORE UPLIFTING NEWS

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(I just thought Professor Fuzzkins and the duckling duo were less depressing than the <a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/slumdog-father-ismail-001.jpg" target="_blank">original picture</a>) The father of Slumdog Millionaire star Azharrudin Mohammed (who played Salim), the same one who <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/02/slumdog-actor-beaten-by-father" target="_blank">slapped his son</a> around for being impolite to photographers, has died in Mumbai.

AZHARUDDIN ISMAIL

SLUMPUPPY LIKES LIVING IN A HOUSE

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(Yo, dawg, we heard you like walls so we put walls in your house) India treats their national treasures so well that Slumdog Millionaire actor Azharrudin Ismail recently moved into an apartment foreigners had to buy him just <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/05/slumdog-rubina-ali-house-demolished" target="_blank">months after</a> the Indian government knocked his house down and kicked him into an open sewer like a piece of garbage.


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