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THE KALYAN

New Lyrics, Same Pol­icy A.R. Rah­man’s re­cent per­for­mance of his old Tamil hit, ‘Ur­vasi’, was just a bit dif­fer­ent. Over 6 mil­lion have seen his per­for­mance on MTV Un­plugged, with crowd­sourced lyrics like ‘If the 500 ru­pee note gets de­mon­e­tised.’As al­ways, the lyrics were fol­lowed by the fa­mil­iar re­frain: ‘...take it easy pol­icy.’

AN­BU­MANI RA­MA­DOSS AND KAN­I­MOZHI

Mum’s the Word Les­bian cou­ple Do­minique and Crissy, with a mil­lion-plus YouTube sub­scribers, an­nounced they were ex­pect­ing. Trolls swiftly ap­peared, say­ing Do­minique was ‘too mas­cu­line’ to carry a baby; but the ladies shot back, say­ing they were both women and the choice was theirs.

VISHNU MANCHU, UPASANA AND DIA

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FAM­ILY: R. KARTHIK, RAMESH, T.S. KALYANARAMAN AND RA­JESH

Salt Seller The web’s sFeRn­sIEatNioDn his meat. Turk­ish butcher and chef Nus­ret Gökçe charmed the globe when a video of him del­i­cately but deftly sprin­kling salt on a steak trended on­line. He is now re­ferred to as ‘Salt Bae.’ Bet ev­ery­one wants a pinch of that. To Misses Obama A let­ter from the daugh­ters of for­mer US pres­i­dent Ge­orge W. Bush to the daugh­ters of out­go­ing pres­i­dent Barack Obama is be­ing widely shared on­line. “Ex­plore your pas­sions. Learn who you are. Make mis­takes—you are al­lowed to,” wrote Jenna and Bar­bara Bush to Sasha and Malia Obama. Alar­mMon makes sure you’re up. It only goes off after you play a game

AT THE IMAGES GALLERY

Duo­book lets you switch be­tween an e-book and its au­dio ver­sion seam­lessly

VIDHYA RAGHA­VAN KA­MAL HAASAN WITH T.R. PACHAMUTHU

Joshin’ Joshi Looks like Bigg Boss fans are con­fus­ing TV ac­tor Ro­han Mehra with co­me­dian Ro­han Joshi. Sick of be­ing Tweeted at, Joshi at first asked peo­ple to rec­tify their er­ror. When that didn’t work, Joshi de­cided to em­brace his new­found fame as a re­al­ity TV star, and started ask­ing peo­ple to vote for him.

V. NARAYANASAMY CHANDRABABU NAIDU AND VENKA­IAH NAIDU

A video making Don­ald Trump’s hand ges­tures look like he’s play­ing an ac­cor­dion made 30 mil­lion laugh in­ter­net star of the week smart sheet web win Over a mil­lion watched these three news­cast­ers fight­ing about their

M.K. NA RAY ANANwG aR rE dE r To SbePs IN—A oR nA lY iv I eAT NV DNA I DU

James Cor­den’s spoof soap opera, with Kanye West lyrics in place of di­a­logue, wowed over 500,000 @lkummi

MARIAZEENA JOHN­SON AND KI­RAN BEDI

what’s App Alert Fol­low the writer on Twit­ter ON­LINE FOOT­PRINT 32% 23% 15% 67 69% 38% % twit­ter tat­tle What per­cent­age of and use these so­cial net­works? 28% 23% 21% 21% web wow video vi­ral

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