According to Richard Dawkins, the uncovered texts not only tell us a more complete story of Jesus Christ, but also shed light on the person who played perhaps the most crucial part in leading up to his crucifixion – Judas Iscariot.
While BTS fans are getting ready for a comeback following the band's hiatus, announced in August, the K-Pop stars have unlocked yet another achievement along with impressive financial results: the band accounts for $4.65 billion of South Korea’s GDP and is playing in the same league as Samsung and Hyundai this year.
New Delhi (Sputnik) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared the country open defecation-free on the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 2 October but the reality remains grim for sanitation workers who earn a living from manual scavenging.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Returning as an opener for the first time, Rohit Sharma, popularly known as 'Hitman' due to his long sixes, silenced the critics after hitting a maiden century against South Africa on the first day of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Test Championship in Visakhapatnam.
American singer Demi Lovato has been on a self-imposed hiatus from music since a near-fatal overdose, after which she entered rehab and marked a year of sobriety in July.
New Delhi (Sputnik): New revelations in one of India's biggest quid pro quo sex scandal show that sophisticated gadgets were concealed in items such as lipsticks to honey-trap a large number of powerful bureaucrats and top politicians.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The Walt Disney company has officially hired a former Miss World and Bollywood actress to dub its upcoming film – “Maleficent 2” in Hindi.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Challenging the government prohibition on various porn websites in India, some sexually explicit sites are still operating and being accessed by millions.
An international team of astronomers has discovered six faint dwarf galaxies that hardly have any dark matter. Every galaxy we know of has a hefty amount of dark matter, so this makes the discovery unique, to put it mildly.
Babies born with two heads, but sharing one body, is a condition known as dicephalic parapagus. This rare form of partial twinning affects around one in a million births.
The news comes as health officials in Oregon reported that another person died from an unknown lung disease. This brings the national death toll to 13.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s former bodyguard has been arrested for creating havoc on the bustling streets of India’s Moradabad city while high on steroids.
The iconic green plunging Versace jungle dress was first worn by actress Jennifer Lopez back in 2000 at the Grammy awards and went viral, causing so many searches on Google that the company was inspired to create Google Image search.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Veteran Bollywood actress Waheeda Rehman has confessed that despite her ripe old age, she wants to try out scuba diving. Celebrating the free-spirited 81-year old actress’ zest for life, netizens expressed their gratitude to her for inspiring them.
The Inca civilization, that flourished in ancient Peru between c. 1400 and 1533 CE, were polytheists who worshipped many gods. Inca religious rituals also involved ancestor worship as seen through the practice of mummification and making offerings to the Gods. Sacrifices - both animals and humans - were also made to pacify and honour the gods.
New Delhi (Sputnik): At least four people were killed and nearly 100 injured when an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter Scale and a depth of 10 km shook the border region of Pakistan-administered Kashmir on Tuesday evening, a media report said, prompting the Pakistani army to launch rescue and relief operations.
Grammy-nominated singer and actress Jennifer Lopez stars in Hustlers, a film which tells the real-life story of a group of strippers who exploited wealthy Wall Street bankers in what has been dubbed a “modern Robin Hood story.”
In honour of Batman Day celebrated on 21 September, Warner Bros. holds an event that any fan of the Dark Knight can participate in. The Bat-Signal will appear in several large cities around the world to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Batman.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party leader and ex-minister was arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday morning. The arrest was made more than a month after a police complaint filed by a 23-year-old law student accusing Chinmayanand of kidnapping and sexual assault.
The new airport in the Russian city of Saratov, which opened only a few weeks ago, is in the spotlight again after unknown hackers allegedly turned a bathroom into an X-rated movie hotspot, displaying graphic videos on advertising screens.