IPL finals are here Newscraper 14 - 20 May 2017

It’s the IPL Finals guys! Finally after waiting for this long it’s here after all. The finals and the end of the age long IPL season.  Everyone in India is going to be glued to their TV sets and internet way before 8 pm to watch the two teams from Maharashtra- Mumbai and Pune battle it out for the trophy.


Ransomware is making nations wannacry and wannauglycry affecting more than 300,000 computers across 150 nations. The virus locks the user out of the system until they have paid a sum of $300 to $600. But the French researchers said that they have found a way to get rid if it. We don’t cry no more, Ransomware.

In response to China’s territorial disputes with India,  a major naval exercise “SIMBEX” was kicked off in the South china sea (which is a hotbed of disputes)

Deepika Padukone at Cannes looked Fab btw!

With the escalating climate change all the nations are now pining their hopes on India and China to spearhead the efforts to slow the global warming as Trump exits the cause.

Also, a sad demise of Reema Lagoo and Chris Cornell.


Guess who is in denial? Pakistan! They still do not want to consider the International Court of Justice’s order to release Kulbhushan Jadhav who was arrested in Balochistan, Pak for spying and terrorism. India was worried over this execution during the hearing but the ICJ declared that Jadhav not be executed until its final verdict. Will they ever stop being the villain of a story?

Reel life becomes Real life- In an interesting situation, a 23 yr old Kerala woman cut off the balls of a “Swami” (notice the quotes). Something very similar to what happened in the movie 22 Female Kottayam. The “Swami” had allegedly been sexually abusing the girl since her teens and tried to rape her.

Made in India iPhones are now available in select stores across the nation. We have been waiting for this from a decade.

While it’s been raining cats and dogs in few parts of India, in Telangana on the other hand, a heat wave has killed about 167 people.



Women’s Cricket– Deepti and Punam Raut created a women’s world record of 320-run partnership, with Deepti Sharma’s score of 188 being the highest individual score by an Indian woman cricketer.

IPL Finals– The playoffs happened between Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Rising Pune Supergiant, and Sunrisers Hyderabad. MI and RPS came out victorious and will play today in the Finals.


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