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Cryptocurrency Bitcoin is at its highest ever value in its 12 year history 

The price of the leading cryptocurrency crossed the $30,000 mark for the first time

Published on 4th January 2021

BTS makes history as Life Goes On tops the Billboard Hot 100 chart 

BTS becomes the first Korean band to become No. 1 on the Billboard chart with their Life Goes On, a song from the album BE (Deluxe Edition).

Published on 2nd December 2020
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Xbox creates history by beating all previous console launch records

Despite launching the middle of a global pandemic, Xbox has beaten all previous console launch records with its new systems

Published on 14th November 2020

Kamal Haasan: 'Kamala Harris's ancestral village Thulasendrapuram finds place in world history'

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan has extended his warm wishes to US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on her resounding triumph.

Published on 9th November 2020

Kangana Ranaut to Sonia Gandhi: 'History will judge your silence and indifference'

Kangana Ranaut also took a dig at Shiv Sena by invoking the example of late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray.

Published on 11th September 2020

From Elvis' mansion to a Dolly Parton-themed amusement park; five must-visit American landmarks for music lovers

America's musical history is rich and fascinating

Published on 31st August 2020

BTS makes history as first-ever Asian group to win Best Pop at the 2020 VMAs

The group also bagged the awards for Best Group, Best Choreography and Best K-pop. 

Published on 31st August 2020

Madras Week special: Savour nostalgia on a plate as Madras celebrates its 381st birthday

Our picks include Mini rice idlis, Lobster sukka and of course elaneer payasam!

Published on 20th August 2020

Crises like these are shifting points for societies: Rutger Bregman on the pandemic

Historian and author Rutger Bregman talks democracy, protests and the possibilities of a hopeful world

Published on 19th August 2020
The Story of Gardening by Penelope Hobhouse & Ambra Edwards (Princeton Architectural Press via AP)

Story of Gardening, a lavishly illustrated history of green spaces, gets a timely update 

t's an opportune time for an update to this lavishly illustrated history of gardening and landscaping.

Published on 14th August 2020

Three young hackers charged with compromising 130 top Twitter users in the biggest hack in history

The US Department of Justice has charged three young individuals (including one juvenile) with hacking Twitter last month

Published on 1st August 2020
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As the pandemic surges, Amazon reports the biggest profit in history

The company registered a 40 per cent increase in net sales this quarter

Published on 31st July 2020

Here's who was behind the recent Twitter hack, the worst cyber attack in the history of social media

The Times learnt that the hack is not from Russian, Chinese or North Korean hackers but was done by a group of young people, "one of whom says he lives at home with his mother"

Published on 18th July 2020
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Virtual tourism: Explore centuries of history at Philadelphia, the 'birthplace of America'

They say, Philadelphia is where the great 'American dream' was founded.

Published on 1st July 2020
Screenshot of the Talking Abou Race website’s home page

Talking About Race, a new online portal that encourages discussion about racism and its societal effects

The website has been launched by The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

Published on 12th June 2020

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