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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 father of jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, the prime accused in the Sidhu Moosewala murder case, has approached the Supreme Court and alleged that lawyers in Punjab's Mansa have boycotted Bishnoi and aren't willing to represent him. He also challenged Bishnoi's transit remand to Punjab. The court asked the petitioner to approach the High Court for legal aid counsel.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 06:09 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
Mukul Roy resigns as Chairman of Bengal's Public Accounts Committee
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
Senior TMC leader Mukul Roy on Monday submitted his resignation as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee in West Bengal Assembly to Speaker Biman Banerjee. "I am unable to discharge my duties owing to ill-health," his letter states. "I sincerely wish that the good work of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly will continue under your able stewardship," Roy added.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 06:22 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
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
IMD has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall over Uttarakhand, Assam, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, UP, Bihar and MP over the next few days. Very heavy rainfall is also likely over Goa during the next five days. While very heavy rainfall is predicted in Gujarat till July 1, it's also likely over parts of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and West Bengal.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 05:54 pm on 27 Jun
2 brothers arrested for raping, blackmailing minor Mumbai girl
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
Two brothers have been arrested by Mumbai Police for allegedly blackmailing, molesting and raping a minor girl. The police said one of the siblings was held for raping the girl, while the other was arrested for blackmailing and molesting her claiming that he had intimate pictures of her. The accused and the girl used to stay in the same building.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 05:53 pm on 27 Jun
R Madhavan, who'll be seen in 'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect', recently praised the achievements of former scientist Nambi Narayanan on whom the biopic is based. He said, "I came to know what he did as the first Ivy League scientist from India in Princeton." "He's the father of James Bond...James Bond is a kid in front of him," Madhavan added.
short by Mahima Kharbanda / 06:00 pm on 27 Jun
Diljit Dosanjh touches Lilly Singh's mom's feet after Toronto concert
short by Kriti Kambiri / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
YouTuber-comedienne Lilly Singh shared a series of pictures on Instagram showing singer Diljit Dosanjh touching her mother's feet after his concert in Toronto. She wrote, "Shoutouts to the homie @diljitdosanjh for hosting my entire aunty squad at his show last night. As soon as Diljit came off stage and saw my mom and I, he dropped down for a blessing."
short by Kriti Kambiri / 06:06 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
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
Riddhima Kapoor Sahni reacted to the news of her brother, actor Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt's pregnancy announcement. "I'm extremely excited and…we are thrilled. They will be the best parents," she said. "My babies are having a baby. I love you both so much @aliabhatt #ranbirkapoor," she wrote on Instagram. Alia and Ranbir tied the knot on April 14, 2022.
short by Mahima Kharbanda / 06:22 pm on 27 Jun
Shaheen Bhatt shares Alia-Ranbir's unseen pic, writes 'Mom & dad'
short by Kriti Kambiri / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
Actress Alia Bhatt's sister Shaheen Bhatt took to Instagram on Monday to share an unseen picture of Alia and her husband Ranbir Kapoor cuddling with the caption, "Mom and dad." This comes after Alia announced on Instagram that she is expecting her first child with Ranbir. Ranbir's sister Riddhima Kapoor Sahni commented on Shaahen's post, "Oh hello maaaaaaasiiii."
short by Kriti Kambiri / 06:03 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
Ahead of the rescheduled fifth India-England Test at Edgbaston, ex-India opener Virender Sehwag said the selectors have made a "mistake" for not having an extra opener as backup for Rohit Sharma. "Because everyone thought Rohit is fit, Shubman Gill is fit. No one anticipated this COVID factor," he added. Captain Rohit Sharma has tested positive for COVID-19.
short by Anant Kaur / 05:55 pm on 27 Jun
BJP toppled 8 state govts since Narendra Modi became PM: KTR
short by Disha Jana / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
Telangana Rashtra Samithi leader and Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao said on Monday that the state will raise objections to 'Centre's dictatorship' amid the ongoing political crisis in Maharashtra. "Since...Narendra Modi became...PM, [BJP]...has toppled at least eight governments," KTR added. BJP has "trampled upon democracy" in states including Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Goa, he added.
short by Disha Jana / 05:57 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
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
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
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
Man fires shots inside restaurant in Pune's Kamshet; arrested
short by Deepika Bhatt / on 27 Jun 2022,Monday
A man fired shots inside a restaurant in Pune district's Kamshet on June 22. The owner of the restaurant has been arrested for telling police that no firing had taken place and discarding the empty cartridges. The accused, who is a criminal on police records, fired his weapon to establish supremacy in the area, police said, adding he was arrested.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 06:05 pm on 27 Jun
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has approved projects worth ₹13.58 crore for giving a facelift to 17 roads in the city, an official statement said on Monday. A total of 12.83 km of roads in Tilak Nagar, Vikaspuri and Janakpuri areas will be covered under these projects, it said. PWD is emphasising road markings and plantations, said Sisodia.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 06:15 pm on 27 Jun
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