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Assam man carrying newborn baby wades through waist-deep water
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
A video has surfaced on social media, showing a man wading through waist-deep water, reportedly carrying his newborn baby in a tub amid floods in Assam's Silchar. "Feels like Vasudeva ji crossing Yamuna river with Lord Krishna ji on his head," a Twitter user said, while sharing the video. So far, 126 persons have died due to floods in Assam.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 07:18 pm on 27 Jun
The Group of Seven (G7) wealthy nations on Monday pledged $29.5 billion in support of war-ravaged Ukraine while announcing their intentions to impose more sanctions on Russia. In a joint statement, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US, said they were ready to support Ukraine "for as long as it takes".
short by Sakshita Khosla / 07:39 pm on 27 Jun
England defeated New Zealand by seven wickets in the third Test in Leeds after chasing down a 296-run target in 54.2 overs. With this, England completed a 3-0 series whitewash over New Zealand. It is for the first time since 2013 that England have registered a whitewash in a multi-Test series on home soil.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:45 pm on 27 Jun
Indian cryptocurrency exchanges CoinDCX and CoinSwitch Kuber have disabled crypto deposits and withdrawals. While CoinDCX has cited compliance, risk and monitoring requirements, CoinSwitch said it needs further clarity from regulators and policymakers. Both of these platforms are still allowing INR deposits and withdrawals. Meanwhile, WazirX has disabled INR deposits via UPI and net banking.
short by Hiral Goyal / 06:25 pm on 27 Jun
11-member Campaign Committee formed for Oppn Prez candidate Sinha
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
Opposition parties on Monday formed an 11-member Campaign Committee for the nationwide campaign of their candidate Yashwant Sinha for the Presidential elections. Ten representatives of political parties, including Congress' Jairam Ramesh, CPI(M)'s Sitaram Yechury, NCP's Praful Patel and a member of Civil Society, will be part of the committee.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 06:55 pm on 27 Jun
A video showing US President Joe Biden walking up to PM Narendra Modi to greet him in Germany ahead of the G7 summit is being widely shared on social media. PM Modi could be seen talking to Canadian PM Justin Trudeau after getting a picture clicked with G7 leaders, when Biden comes to greet him.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 06:30 pm on 27 Jun
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing a G7 session on climate in Germany, said, "We hope rich countries of G7 will support India's efforts." "There's a misconception that poor countries...cause more damage to environment," he added. "India's dedication to climate commitments evident from its performance...A huge market for clean energy technologies is emerging in India," the PM said.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 07:58 pm on 27 Jun
AIMIM to vote for Oppn candidate Yashwant Sinha in Presidential poll
short by Deepika Bhatt / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
AIMIM legislators will be voting for the Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha in the Presidential election, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said on Monday. He added, "Sinha spoke to me on a call earlier as well." The Telangana Rashtra Samithi has also announced that it will support Sinha in the election to be held on July 18.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 07:18 pm on 27 Jun
First look poster of Rajat Kapoor, Mallika Sherawat's 'RK/Rkay' out
short by Kriti Kambiri / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
The first look poster of Rajat Kapoor's directorial 'RK/Rkay' was released on Monday showing the actor-filmmaker in two avatars. The film, touted to be actress Mallika Sherawat's comeback film, is set to release on July 22. 'RK/Rkay' is about a director who has finished shooting his film but gets a call that the protagonist has jumped out of the screen.
short by Kriti Kambiri / 06:36 pm on 27 Jun
Akshay Kumar performed at the annual Mumbai Police event, Umang 2022, which was held on Sunday. The team of Umang had asked Akshay to perform with any Bollywood actress, but he decided to perform with the real-life female cops. Akshay performed on all his hit songs with the female police officers and received cheers from the audience at the event.
short by Mahima Kharbanda / 07:53 pm on 27 Jun
Speaking about how he prepared for his role in 'Rashtra Kavach OM', actor Aditya Roy Kapur said, "For the film I trained in action for four months and to maintain the physique I had to keep...balance between action training and heavy weight training to build muscles during workout." "This has been my most physically challenging film to date," he added.
short by Mahima Kharbanda / 06:57 pm on 27 Jun
I wanted to be director, became actor because of Salman: Arjun
short by Kriti Kambiri / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
Actor Arjun Kapoor has revealed that he never wanted to become an actor, adding that he wanted to become a director because he was passionate about the production aspect of filmmaking. He further said Salman Khan is the reason he became an actor. "He's the one who showed me that window and...said, 'Think about it, you have something'," Arjun added.
short by Kriti Kambiri / 08:09 pm on 27 Jun
Actor Ranbir Kapoor spoke on his process as an actor and how for him it's important to fall in love with the script as well as the director. "It has...helped me in flourishing and doing better at my job," he said. "But...I've...done lesser work and also worked with people repeatedly just because I've gelled with the human being," he added.
short by Mahima Kharbanda / 07:39 pm on 27 Jun
Two weeks ago I didn't know if I'd play at Wimbledon 2022: Nadal
short by Anant Kaur / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
Talking about his return to Wimbledon after three years, two-time champion Rafael Nadal said two weeks ago he didn't know if he'd have a chance to play in the tournament. "Happy to enjoy one more time in Wimbledon," he added. Nadal, who has won Australian Open and French Open this year, had a treatment for his chronic foot pain recently.
short by Anant Kaur / 06:35 pm on 27 Jun
Ex-Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha, who filed his nomination papers on Monday for upcoming Presidential polls, thanked the Opposition parties for nominating him. "It's being said I am the 4th choice but I want to say even if I was...the 10th [choice], I would've accepted because it's a big battle," he said. The presidential elections will be held on July 18.
short by Disha Jana / 07:37 pm on 27 Jun
Centre must extend retirement age of Agniveers to 65 years: Mamata
short by Nakul Ahuja / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged the Centre to extend the retirement age of soldiers recruited under the Agnipath scheme to 65 years. "My motto is to create more and more jobs, unlike the BJP. They are training people for four months and recruiting them for four years. What will these soldiers do after four years?" she asked.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 06:44 pm on 27 Jun
Congress stages nationwide 'Satyagraha' against 'Agnipath' scheme
short by Disha Jana / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
Congress on Monday held a nationwide 'Satyagraha' against the new military recruitment model 'Agnipath', the party said. "We're concerned that such gimmicks are being experimented with at a time of...rising threats to our borders," Congress leader Mohan Prakash said. Notably, Congress also submitted a memorandum to PM Narendra Modi seeking the scheme's withdrawal earlier today.
short by Disha Jana / 06:28 pm on 27 Jun
B2B marketplace Solv raises $40 million led by SBI Holdings
short by Anisha Joneja / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
Solv, a B2B marketplace for small businesses, has raised $40 million in funding led by SBI Holdings along with participation from early-stage investor SC Ventures. SBI Holdings CEO Yoshitaka Kitao called it one of the largest investments in the region by the financial services firm. The Bengaluru-based firm helps retailers and businesses source high-quality products from suppliers across India.
short by Anisha Joneja / 07:36 pm on 27 Jun
2 Sri Lankan refugees found in TN's Rameswaram; taken into custody
short by Mayukh Debnath / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
Tamil Nadu Police on Monday took two Sri Lankan refugees into custody for investigation after they were found on Rameswaram island. "Two Sri Lankan refugees who arrived at the Gothandaramar Temple beach...are being investigated by Q Branch police and Central State Intelligence," police informed. Around 85 refugees have reportedly reached India till now to escape Sri Lanka's economic crisis.
short by Mayukh Debnath / 07:50 pm on 27 Jun
Terrorist arrested in J&K's Doda with pistol, live ammunition
short by Mayukh Debnath / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
Security forces have arrested a terrorist in J&K's Doda who was found possessing a pistol, 14 live rounds, two magazines, and a mobile phone. The accused has been identified as Koti Doda resident Fareed Ahmad, the police said. He was intercepted at a police checkpoint. Initial investigation has revealed that Ahmad had been tasked with attacking police personnel in Doda.
short by Mayukh Debnath / 07:42 pm on 27 Jun
Two militants killed in encounter in J&K's Kulgam
short by Anisha Joneja / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
In an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam, security forces have killed two unidentified militants, as per the police. A cordon and search operation was launched at Nowpora-Kherpora in the district, after there was information about the presence of militants, a police official said. The search operation turned into an encounter in which the militants were killed, he further added.
short by Anisha Joneja / 07:41 pm on 27 Jun
FIR filed against 607 people for public drinking in Delhi
short by Anisha Joneja / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
To restrain public drinking in Delhi, police conducted a drive over the weekend in the Outer District and booked 607 people. Officers said that the drive has given positive results as the number of drunken brawl and domestic violence PCR calls reduced over the weekend. The police have also been instructed to step up patrolling to curb illegal alcohol sales.
short by Anisha Joneja / 07:03 pm on 27 Jun
13 sandalwood trees stolen from Pune's High Explosives Factory
short by Nakul Ahuja / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
Around 13 sandalwood trees were chopped and stolen from the secured premises of the High Explosives Factory located in Pune's Khadki. An FIR was registered at Khadki Police Station on Sunday by officials of the High Explosives Factory. "As per our primary information, security guards were deployed in the area. The probe is on," said Senior inspector Dattatray Chavan.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 06:44 pm on 27 Jun
Will send drinking water to flood-hit Assam: Mizoram CM Zoramthanga
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
Mizoram CM Zoramthanga has announced that his state will send drinking water to flood-hit Assam. As per reports, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma discussed the flood situation with Zoramthanga over the phone and chalked out a plan to send drinking water to the affected areas. Sarma said he'll ask officials to make arrangements for distributing drinking water coming from Mizoram.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 07:39 pm on 27 Jun
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