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Bengal policeman booked for beating up child rights body chief
short by Shalini Ojha / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
Days after National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) chairman Priyank Kanoongo alleged he was beaten at Tiljila Police Station, West Bengal Police said on Sunday that a case was registered against the accused officer Biswak Mukherjee. Kanoongo said police recorded NCPCR's probe into the murder of a girl in Kolkata and the rape of a minor in Malda.
short by Shalini Ojha / 12:06 pm on 02 Apr
IFS officer Parveen Kaswan shared a picture of a tiger hunting a leopard in Ranthambore and wrote, "When hunter gets hunted." "Rare capture by Harsha Narasimhamurthy. Have you seen anything like this!! Wild wild world. The tiger name is T 101 of Ranthambore...want everyone to witness it," the officer added.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 01:07 pm on 02 Apr
IIT Madras PhD student dies by suicide, third such incident this year
short by Sakshita Khosla / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
A 32-year-old PhD student of IIT Madras died by suicide, in the third such tragic incident in 2023. The student, identified as Sachin Kumar Jain from West Bengal, was found dead at his rented accommodation in Velachery. A third-year IIT Madras BTech student died by suicide in March, while a second-year research scholar was found dead in February.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 12:06 pm on 02 Apr
Sachin Tendulkar took to social media to pen a note on the occasion of the 12th anniversary of India's 2011 World Cup victory. Sharing a picture of the team's celebrations with the trophy, he wrote, "12 years ago India lifted the World Cup...the greatest moment of my life! Where were you when this happened and how did you celebrate?"
short by Anmol Sharma / 12:53 pm on 02 Apr
A legend, institution in himself: PM Modi on Salim Durani's demise
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the death of ex-India cricketer Salim Aziz Durani, who passed away on Sunday aged 88 after a prolonged illness. "Durani ji was a cricketing legend, an institution in himself...On and off the field, he was known for his style. Pained by his demise," tweeted PM Modi. Durani was first cricketer to win Arjuna Award.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 12:11 pm on 02 Apr
Twitter CEO Elon Musk removed the blue verification badge for The New York Times after the organisation said they weren't planning to pay the monthly fee. Reacting to a Twitter user's meme on Times' statement, Musk wrote, "Oh ok, we'll take it off then." He earlier announced that legacy blue ticks on Twitter will be removed starting April 1.
short by Hiral Goyal / 12:40 pm on 02 Apr
Rane discharged in case over 'would've slapped Uddhav' remark
short by Shalini Ojha / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
A magistrate's court in Maharashtra's Raigad discharged Union Minister Narayan Rane in a case filed over his remark against former state CM Uddhav Thackeray in 2021. BJP's Rane claimed Thackeray forgot the year of independence during his August 15 speech, and added, "Had I been there, I would've given a tight slap." Rane was arrested too and later got bail.
short by Shalini Ojha / 12:54 pm on 02 Apr
Amit Shah speaks to Guv on Bihar communal clashes: Reports
short by Subhangi Singh / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to Bihar Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar on Sunday to take stock of the situation in state after incidents of communal violence, said reports quoting sources. Additional forces will be sent to state following a request from Bihar government, the reports added. Violence incidents were reported in Sasaram and Bihar Sharif towns on Ram Navami.
short by Subhangi Singh / 12:48 pm on 02 Apr
A Muslim cattle trader was allegedly beaten to death by cow vigilantes and two of his associates were assaulted in the Ramanagara district of Karnataka, reports said, quoting police. The victim Idrees Pasha was reportedly assaulted and told to 'go to Pakistan', despite showing documents on the cattle's purchase. Cow vigilante Puneet Kerehalli was booked for murder in the case.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 12:54 pm on 02 Apr
Yes Bank won a $7.5-million lawsuit filed by Cantor Fitzgerald after a London High Court judge agreed with the Indian bank's interpretation of the word 'financing'. While the US-based bank claimed that the word included follow-on public offering, Yes Bank said 'financing' was restricted to private offerings. "[It's] not an abstruse rule...known only to specialist grammarians," the judge said.
short by Hiral Goyal / 01:17 pm on 02 Apr
Humbled by his warmth: Paralympian Deepa Malik on video with SRK
short by Kameshwari / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
Paralympian Deepa Malik met Shah Rukh Khan at Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre (NMACC) event. She shared a video of her conversation with SRK and wrote, "I'm always humbled by your warmth SRK. So lovely to catch up with you again! Once the Badshah, Always the Badshah of Bollywood." She also shared pictures with Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and others.
short by Kameshwari / 12:22 pm on 02 Apr
Ajay played the scariest prank on me at 3 am: Sajid on Himmatwala
short by Arnab Mukherji / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
Talking about 'Himmatwala' which starred Ajay Devgn, filmmaker Sajid Khan said, "Ajay pulled off the scariest prank on me...[at 3 am]. I...have a fear of sleeping...with all lights off." "Ajay made one of the assistants...put a walkie-talkie [in the room]...They would whisper 'Saaaaajid'...Then they put gravy on their hand and...put 'haath ka nishaan' on the bathroom mirrors," added Sajid.
short by Arnab Mukherji / 12:28 pm on 02 Apr
Have been discussing NMACC with Nita Ambani since 10-12 yrs: SRK
short by Arnab Mukherji / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
Actor Shah Rukh Khan said he and businesswoman Nita Ambani have been discussing about Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre (NMACC) for the last 10 to 12 years. "Nita has spent...many years trying to get this...It's like...Sachin Tendulkar teaching kids how to play cricket," added SRK. "She showed me the blueprint. It was designed in a bigger way [earlier]," he stated.
short by Arnab Mukherji / 01:25 pm on 02 Apr
Who cares: Chrissy Teigen on chances of losing Twitter blue tick
short by Kameshwari / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
Ben Stiller, Chrissy Teigen and others reacted to the possibility of losing blue ticks on Twitter. People will have to pay $8 per month to retain blue ticks. Chrissy tweeted, "Take the [tick] already, who cares", Ben Stiller wrote, "My last blue check night, loving this Knick game." Modern Family's Julie Bowen wrote, "Last day check. It's been fun!"
short by Kameshwari / 01:13 pm on 02 Apr
Took me a week to be okay with not playing in 2022 T20 WC: Harshal
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
Pacer Harshal Patel, in a recent interview, said it took him a week "to be okay" after he came to know that he won't be in India's playing XI in 2022 T20 World Cup. "I had a chat with [Rahul Dravid]...He said [not selecting me] was a tactical move," revealed Harshal. "It was sort of hard to digest," he added.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 12:50 pm on 02 Apr
Want to see my father become K'taka CM again: Siddaramaiah's son
short by Ria Kapoor / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's son Dr Yathindra Siddaramaiah said that he wants to see his father become Chief Minister of Karnataka once again. "Of course, my father has said that he wants to become the Chief Minister again. He will take the state on the path of further development," he added.
short by Ria Kapoor / 12:03 pm on 02 Apr
Woman falls for 'work-from-home' scam in Gurugram, loses ₹28 lakh
short by Saurabh Pandey / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
Cyber fraudsters cheated a Gurugram woman, Meha, of over ₹28 lakh by promising her a work-from-home gig of rating movies on a fake website. According to reports, the victim was asked to send money to various bank accounts to earn a profit by working as a movie critic. However, she realised later that she had been conned.
short by Saurabh Pandey / 12:37 pm on 02 Apr
Nigerian national, Thane resident held with cocaine worth ₹46 lakh
short by Saurabh Pandey / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
The Thane Police's Crime Branch arrested a Nigerian national, Gok Lawrence, and a local resident, Lakshman, with 115 grams of cocaine worth ₹46 lakh in Indira Nagar, police confirmed on Saturday. According to reports, police also seized an autorickshaw that belongs to Lakshman. The police apprehended both accused after getting a tip-off.
short by Saurabh Pandey / 12:19 pm on 02 Apr
24-yr-old on way to eatery dies after car hits him on Delhi e-way
short by Ria Kapoor / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
A 24-year-old man who was on his way to an eatery was killed after a speeding car hit him in Bilaspur on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway. The brother of the deceased said that the victim was hardly 50 metres away from the eatery when he got hit. The driver of the vehicle ran away from the spot after hitting the man.
short by Ria Kapoor / 12:55 pm on 02 Apr
G20 envoys participate in yoga session in Siliguri, video emerges
short by Nidhi Sinha / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
G20 delegates participated in yoga session in West Bengal's Siliguri on the second day of '2nd G20 Tourism Working Group Meeting' on Sunday. A video showed delegates performing yoga under the guidance of a trainer. "They performed with lots of enthusiasm," the trainer said. "It was very rewarding...We should inculcate this practice into our daily lives," a Spanish delegate said.
short by Nidhi Sinha / 12:28 pm on 02 Apr
Deploy more dog-catching vehicles: GHMC Mayor to officials
short by Subhangi Singh / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
GHMC Mayor Vijayalaxmi Gadwal on Saturday instructed the authorities to deploy 10 additional dog-catching vehicles to the existing fleet of 50. As per the order, two vehicles will be deployed in every 30 circles in GHMC. The Mayor also directed appointment of Sanitary Field Assistants (SFAs) for clearing garbage from hotels and other eateries to eliminate the stray dog scourge.
short by Subhangi Singh / 11:57 am on 02 Apr
Men enter Makhanlal university hostel in Bhopal, vandalise objects
short by Nidhi Sinha / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
A CCTV footage has emerged showing a group of men vandalising objects after barging into a hostel of Makhanlal Chaturvedi university in Bhopal. The gang was seen going from door to door and daring the occupants. As per reports, the group had been summoned by a student after he got into an argument with his junior over a girl student.
short by Nidhi Sinha / 01:12 pm on 02 Apr
Railways to start Guru Kirpa Yatra train for pilgrims from April 5
short by Subhangi Singh / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
The Indian Railways will start Guru Kirpa Yatra train, as part of Bharat Gaurav series of tourist trains, from April 5. The first train journey of 10 nights/11 days will start from Lucknow. By availing the service, passengers can visit five sacred Takhts associated with Sikh religion and other prominent Gurudwaras across India, including the Golden Temple in Amritsar.
short by Subhangi Singh / 12:26 pm on 02 Apr
Delhi may get light rain and thundershowers on Monday & Tuesday
short by Bhuvnesh Ojha / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
The national capital is expected to receive light rain and thundershowers on Monday and Tuesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. Delhi witnessed 209% excess rain in March. It stated the maximum temperature in Delhi will reach 34°C by Saturday. The city is likely to have a partly cloudy sky and more light rain today, the IMD added.
short by Bhuvnesh Ojha / 01:01 pm on 02 Apr
Thousands protest in Israel over judicial overhaul, video surfaces
short by Shalini Ojha / on 02 Apr 2023,Sunday
A video showing thousands of Israelis protesting in Tel Aviv on Saturday against the judicial overhaul, which was earlier suspended by PM Benjamin Netanyahu, has surfaced. Protesters have criticised the ruling coalition's push for more power in appointing judges, including in Supreme Court. A protester said they don't believe Netanyahu, dubbing his decision a "political stunt" to end the protest.
short by Shalini Ojha / 12:29 pm on 02 Apr
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