Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicSquid Game

Topic: Squid Game

$4.56 mn prize, 456 players — In ‘Squid Game’ reality show, contestants won’t be shot if they lose

The Netflix show will mimic the hugely popular original series, where a group of people with debts compete in versions of childhood games to win money as super-rich VIPs watch.

Squid Game stock surges as Netflix announces Season 2 featuring killer doll’s boyfriend

Netflix is betting that a second season may help stymie this year’s 70% slump in shares after announcing in April that it had lost 200,000 subscribers in the first quarter.

Squid Game to Game of Thrones — How cultural products change the world

In terms of international relations, these products can boost tourism, language learning, local products and a country’s image abroad.

Korean is fastest growing language in India, thanks to Squid Game & K-pop, survey finds

English, Hindi, French and Spanish are the top four languages Indians are currently learning, according to survey by language learning app Duolingo.

Squid Game shows how Netflix has mastered the art of keeping its subscribers

The enticement of a bizarre plot, mysterious title and hefty degree of FOMO has fueled "Squid Game" curiosity around the world, making it Netflix’s biggest series ever.

Netflix Squid Game won hearts world over but Pakistanis complaining

A Twitter user said an Indian actor for a Pakistani character felt like a slap in the face.

‘Squid Game’ beats high-profile American shows, becomes Netflix’s biggest series launch ever

Netflix said 'Squid Game' has attracted 111 million views since its release on 17 September, which surpassed its previous top show 'Bridgerton' that hit 82 million households.

Amul cartoon for Squid Game, day off for Money Heist — Indians finally binging world TV shows

Friends and Game of Thrones are passé. Indian viewership is changing, and growing — even if it means watching Netflix with subtitles.

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How RSS pracharak BL Santhosh has emerged as BJP’s ‘rock star’ general secretary

As BJP's general secretary (organisation), BL Santhosh holds enormous powers. But none of his predecessors were as high-profile as him, not even Narendra Modi.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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