Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicMemes

Topic: memes

2021’s meme game was simply bleh. Reels have taken over, but it’s not making us LOL

Memes, the beautiful gift of the Internet, the ventilators of an otherwise doomed life, the art closest to a netizen’s heart, are in their final days.

Pakistan has no love for New Zealand, only rage and conspiracy theories after tour pullout

New Zealand called off their ODI and T20 series against Pakistan due to an alleged 'security threat' flagged by the New Zealand government. This enraged Pakistanis no end.

Pakistan’s ‘covfefe’ is ‘mum_mmu’ and President Arif Alvi is Twitter’s new Donald Trump

From Union Jack emoji to spamming the letter “M”, Pakistan President Arif Alvi is keeping his promise of spreading "positivity" through social media.

A Pakistani friendship meme broke the internet. Now it makes a new record

The story of a Pakistani meme that has remained viral for over six years now — how it all started between three friends before it turned ugly and famous.

Pakistan minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed can ride horses, row boats. But he’s just a meme for many

Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed posted pictures and videos of himself relaxing at his mansion called ‘Freedom House.’ Pakistani social media knew what to do next.

Is Zomato IPO like Virar local? Should delivery guy tip you? Memes go nuts amid unicorn frenzy

The broader buzz around Zomato, which has a $1.3 billion initial public offering, spilled out from financial circles into the social media space & could push other startups to list.

Imran Khan’s ‘ghabrana nahin’ advice to Pakistanis on price rise is now a viral anthem

'Ghabrana nahin hai' is a lot like Aamir Khan's 'all is well' Except there is no promise of 'well' in sight.

An Instagrammer did what two govts couldn’t. Indians and Pakistanis came to pawri together

Memes are the new confidence-building measures between two nuclear foes who are not talking. With pawri, Pakistanis are saying: ghar mein ghus ke laughter se maara.

Modi once ruled political optics. Farmers’ protests now pose massive PR challenge

As new farmers join protests and new memes are shared, PM Modi’s carefully constructed image of the chaiwallah-to-Lok Kalyan Marg journey is beginning to crack.

Memes can move markets — rise of Dogecoin is proof

Dogecoin is one of the original ‘altcoins’ — cryptocurrencies released in the few years after Bitcoin came about.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Airbus emerges as front runner to win Jet Airways’ order worth $5.5 billion

Once India’s top private airline, Jet Airways is returning to the skies. The company is trying to acquire A320neo jets and A220 planes from Airbus SE, Boeing Co. and Embraer SA.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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