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Pictures from Sabyasachi Mukherjee's Autumn Winter '21 collection ad campaign for fine jewellery have gone viral online with many people commenting on the models' facial expressions. "Whose death are they mourning?" asked one Twitter user, while another said, "This ad is a classic case of: Money can't buy you happiness!" Some users, however, defended and appreciated the ad.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 07:54 pm on 28 Nov
Actor Tom Cruise hung upside down on the wing of a warplane while rehearsing a stunt for 'Mission: Impossible 8'. The 59-year-old actor climbed out of the cockpit at 2,000 feet and sat on the wing. He dangled himself upside down from the wing and the plane was flipped by the pilot, leaving Tom sitting upright on the wing.
short by Pragya Swastik / 07:46 pm on 28 Nov
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor reacted to the post of comedian Munawar Faruqui who hinted at quitting after claiming that 12 of his shows were cancelled in the last two months. "This is deplorable. Stifling freedom of expression takes many forms but threatening a stand-up comedian's venue is petty and shameful," said Tharoor. "I'm done! Goodbye!" said Faruqui on Sunday.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 09:37 pm on 28 Nov
Actor Aayush Sharma during an interview said that his brother-in-law Salman Khan is an "extremely simple man" who uses a two to three-year-old phone model. He said, "He's just not interested in phones, in cars, in clothes. He doesn't care about installing the latest TV at home...We've to force him to buy new cars...Sometimes, he sleeps on the floor."
short by Ridham Gambhir / 09:07 pm on 28 Nov
Bodies of two COVID-19 patients have been found one year after their deaths in the mortuary of a Bengaluru hospital. As per a police official, the bodies were kept in the mortuary's cold storage a year ago while a new mortuary building started functioning in the meantime and the staff got busy dealing with case surge in the successive months.
short by Ridham Gambhir / 07:25 pm on 28 Nov
Pakistan's Hasan Ali uses saliva to shine the ball, warned by umpire
short by Anmol Sharma / on 28 Nov 2021,Sunday
Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali used saliva to shine the ball during the third day of first Test against Bangladesh. As per current rules, a player is not supposed to use his saliva to shine the ball. The on-field umpire warned Hasan Ali for shining the ball with his saliva. Pakistan bowling coach Vernon Philander was also seen talking to Hasan.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:30 pm on 28 Nov
After Airtel and Vodafone Idea, Jio hikes prepaid tariffs
short by Pragya Swastik / on 28 Nov 2021,Sunday
Reliance Jio on Sunday announced new unlimited plans and a hike in its tariffs with its lowest plan now starting at ₹91 instead of ₹75. The new plans will be available from December 1 of this year for its customers. Jio's tariff hike announcement comes days after Airtel and Vodafone Idea (now Vi) announced a 20-25% hike on prepaid plans.
short by Pragya Swastik / 08:33 pm on 28 Nov
Cited to be the fastest verdict by any POCSO court in India, a court in Bihar recorded witnesses, arguments, and convicted an accused by issuing the judgement in one day. The court sentenced the man to life imprisonment for raping an eight-year-old girl and imposed a fine of ₹50,000 on him while ordering ₹7 lakh as compensation for the survivor.
short by Ridham Gambhir / 10:18 pm on 28 Nov
Over 3,500 smuggled iPhones worth ₹43 crore caught at Mumbai airport
short by Sakshita Khosla / on 28 Nov 2021,Sunday
Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) recently caught 3,646 iPhone-13 phones at Mumbai airport, in what they said was the biggest seizure of phones this year. The phones are worth ₹42.86 crore, officials said and also released pictures of the smuggled goods. The phones were being smuggled into India from Singapore in two consignments, officials said.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 10:13 pm on 28 Nov
The Dutch authorities announced that 13 cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant have been found among passengers who arrived on two flights from South Africa in Amsterdam on Friday. As per the authorities, 61 passengers out of over 600 had tested positive for COVID-19. "This could possibly be the tip of the iceberg," said Health Minister Hugo de Jonge.
short by Ridham Gambhir / 09:24 pm on 28 Nov
Amid reports of China taking over Uganda's only international airport, the Entebbe International Airport, over alleged default on a $200 million loan, both countries have dismissed the claims. Denying the reports, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) said the government can't give away its national asset while the Chinese Embassy in Uganda also tweeted that such reports have no factual basis.
short by Ridham Gambhir / 07:45 pm on 28 Nov
Newcastle remain winless in 13 games after 0-2 loss at Arsenal
short by Veer Badani / on 28 Nov 2021,Sunday
Newcastle United are yet to win a game this Premier League season after 13 attempts, following their 0-2 defeat at Arsenal on Saturday. Goals by Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli gave Newcastle their seventh loss of the season. Arsenal remain fifth in the table but are now level with West Ham United in fourth with 23 points.
short by Veer Badani / 08:23 pm on 28 Nov
One of those guys who plays to his optimum: Jaffer on Saha's 61*
short by Anant Kaur / on 28 Nov 2021,Sunday
Ex-India opener Wasim Jaffer said India wicketkeeper-batter Wriddhiman Saha, who scored 61* in second innings in India-New Zealand first Test, is one of those guys who plays to his "optimum" whenever he gets an opportunity. "We know how fine a wicketkeeper Saha is. But, even with a stiff neck and not being on field, he came on...did...rescue job," he added.
short by Anant Kaur / 09:17 pm on 28 Nov
Italian finance police have searched the offices of Serie A football club Juventus in Turin and Milan, searching for documents related to player trading between 2019 and 2021, a prosecutor said. "Several transfer operations of professional players and the services rendered by some agents involved in the related intermediation are under consideration," said Turin prosecutor Anna Maria Loreto.
short by Veer Badani / 08:19 pm on 28 Nov
Ex-India cricketer Wasim Jaffer said that India opener Mayank Agarwal would be "really upset" after his dismissal at slips in second innings of first India-New Zealand Test in Kanpur. "Mayank played out the first half an hour but he would be unhappy with that after playing for that long," he added. Mayank scored 53-ball 17. Tim Southee took Mayank's wicket.
short by Anant Kaur / 08:09 pm on 28 Nov
Team India wicketkeeper-batter Wriddhiman Saha took to Twitter to talk about his second innings knock of 126-ball 61* in first India-New Zealand Test. "Success is not in what you have, but who you are. Glad to contribute to the team's cause," wrote Saha. India declared their second innings on 234/7, setting New Zealand a target of 284 to win.
short by Anant Kaur / 10:17 pm on 28 Nov
Ex-India batter VVS Laxman praised India batter Shreyas Iyer for learning from his mistakes from the first innings of ongoing India-New Zealand first Test. "The footwork that was seen [by Shreyas] against the fast bowlers today, he was playing late...and this is what you want to see from a young player that you are not repeating your mistakes," he added.
short by Anant Kaur / 09:42 pm on 28 Nov
Evra claims to know this year's Ballon d'Or winner, congratulates Messi
short by Amartya Sharma / on 28 Nov 2021,Sunday
With the 2021 Ballon d'Or winner yet to be announced, former Manchester United player Patrice Evra took to Instagram and "congratulated" Lionel Messi for "winning" the award. "Congratulations to Lionel Messi for winning another Ballon d'Or," he captioned his Instagram post. The Paris Saint-Germain forward has won the Ballon d'Or for a record six times.
short by Amartya Sharma / 07:32 pm on 28 Nov
Talking about Shreyas Iyer's batting performance on his Test debut in first India-New Zealand Test, Team India batting coach Vikram Rathour said the batter looked "even better" in the second innings. "It's always exciting when a debutant comes and scores a hundred. It's very special," he added. Shreyas scored 105 and 65 in first and second innings respectively.
short by Anant Kaur / 08:51 pm on 28 Nov
Dravid told me Bharat has good keeping skills, next only to Saha: VVS
short by Amartya Sharma / on 28 Nov 2021,Sunday
Ex-India batter VVS Laxman revealed that Team India head coach Rahul Dravid "raved" about India wicketkeeper KS Bharat's skills behind the wickets. "Dravid told me that Bharat has good keeping skills...next only to Wriddhiman Saha in Indian cricket," Laxman said. Bharat kept wickets during the first innings in the first Test against New Zealand after Saha experienced stiffness in neck.
short by Amartya Sharma / 07:27 pm on 28 Nov
Following the UPTET paper leak, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said that Uttar Pradesh is at the peak of educational corruption. "Cancellation of UPTET exam paper due to the leak is playing with the future of 20 lakh unemployed candidates," Yadav tweeted. "Paper leaks, cancellation of exams and results are common in the BJP government," he added.
short by Jigyasu Joshi / 09:17 pm on 28 Nov
Most corrupt, anti-people & useless: Javadekar on Maha's MVA govt
short by Disha Jana / on 28 Nov 2021,Sunday
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar termed Maharashtra's Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government the "most corrupt, anti-people and useless" government. Javadekar also mentioned the various alleged corruption cases against Shiv Sena and NCP leaders. "People call it 'Maha Vasuli Aghadi Sakar' (extortionist government)..I [call it] - 'Maha Vishwasghati Aghadi Sarkar' (unfaithful government)," he added.
short by Disha Jana / 09:53 pm on 28 Nov
Coast guards of India, Sri Lanka and the Maldives took part in a trilateral maritime drill to bolster security and enhance mutual operational capability on Saturday and Sunday. The drill is part of a trilateral engagement termed 'Dosti' that is conducted biennially. Both the Maldives and Sri Lanka hold considerable strategic importance to India's maritime security interests, according to PTI.
short by Shailesh / 09:39 pm on 28 Nov
Russia's ambassador to the United States said that 27 more Russian diplomats and their families were expelled from the US and would leave on January 30. "We are facing a serious staff shortage," Anatoly Antonov said. Notably, this comes as Russia continues to impose restrictions on the number of staff at the US Embassy in Moscow.
short by Shailesh / 08:14 pm on 28 Nov
7.5-magnitude earthquake hits northern Peru
short by Shailesh / on 28 Nov 2021,Sunday
An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck the remote Amazon region of northern Peru on Sunday, according to the US Geological Survey. The deep quake caused shock waves across the northern and central regions and affected almost half of the country. Some residents left their homes as a precaution, according to local radio and television reports.
short by Shailesh / 09:41 pm on 28 Nov
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