.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Viswanathan Anand, a former world chess champion and Indian chess grandmaster, had recently lost a chess game to Zerodha co-founder Nikhil Kamath. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@vishy64theking)

  • Viswanathan Anand is a former world chess champion and Indian chess grandmaster
  • Anand earned the moniker "Lightning Kid" during his early career in the 1980s 
  • In 2003 and 2017, he won the FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship

Days ahead of its release, 'The Family Man Season 2' gets caught up in a controversy. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BajpayeeManoj)

  • Amazon Prime webseries 'The Family Man Season 2' got caught up in a controversy prior to its release
  • Tamilians have been shown in a bad light, accused some of the leaders from Tamil Nadu
  • Seeman, in a strongly-worded letter, said that The Family Man season 2 should be banned

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Kannada is spoken by about 60 million people in India. (Photo credit: Representative image/PTI)

  • A Google search on Thursday to 'ugliest language in India' displayed the result to be Kannada
  • Infuriated users took to social media, several of them asking the social media giant to correct itself
  • The issue was eventually fixed by Google

Matthew Perry plays Chandler Bing in 'Friends'. (Photo credit: Twitter/@matthewperry)

  • Matthew Perry has consistenly made headlines since 'Friends: The Reunion' episode was aired
  • The actor announced on Wednesday that he was parting ways with fiance Molly Hurtwiz
  • Perry's slurred speech during the epsiode on May 27 was much-talked about 

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Kim Kardashian slammed for wearing 'Om' earrings. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@KimKardashian)

  • Kim Kardashian faces backlash for wearing earrings with 'Om' carved on them
  • Netizens are furious over this look of Kim and called it out as 'cultural appropriation'
  • Some Twitter reaction have been listed below, have a look

.United Kingdom
Princess Diana met John Travolta and danced to the song from his movies ‘Saturday Night Fever’. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • The BBC issued an unconditional apology after an independent report found Martin Bashir guilty of using deception
  • Matt Wiessler, graphic designer for BBC Panorama, claimed that Bashir asked him to forge bank statements
  • Charles Spencer, Princess Diana's brother, had asked BBC to launch an independent inquiry into the matter

.London, UK
Boris Johnson and fiancee Carried Symonds went on a holiday to an island Mustique over Christmas 2019. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • UK PM Boris Johnson is under investigation over how he paid for a luxury Caribbean holday
  • He is being investigated by the Parliamentary Commisioner for Standards
  • The probe is one of latest multiple probes into Johnson's conduct

.Seoul, South Korea
Blackpink's Jisoo will be starring the series alongside Jung Hae-in. (Photo credit: Instagram/sooyaa__)

  • 'Snowdrop' is scheduled to be released in the second half of 2021
  • Reportedly, many suspected that the plot centred around a North Korean spy and the South Korean pro-democracy movement
  • JTBC, however, claimed that the aforementioned was not the case

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Lil Nas X's 'Satan Shoes' contain a drop of human blood in the sole and are priced at $1,018 for a pair. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@LilNasX)

  • The shoes were made in collaboration with New York-based art collective MSCHF
  • They were made using Nike Air Max 97s, but the sports company distanced itseld from its design
  • MSCHF confirmed on Monday that the first "drop" of 666 pairs were sold out within a minute

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Aamir Khan is largely known for his perfectionist take on films, with once-a-year releases and lengthy intervals between two of his films. (Photo credit: Instagram/@_aamirkhan)

  • Aamir Khan made his acting debut in 1998
  • Over the years, the actor has been entangled in various controversies
  • The actor's last movie was 'Thugs of Hindostan'