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Fed up of taunts over educational qualification, Jharkhand HRD Minister Jagarnath Mahto enrols in Class 11

Fed up of taunts over educational qualification, Jharkhand HRD Minister Jagarnath Mahto enrols in Class 11

Politicians usually come up with witty-sounding statements to hit back at their critics. The idea of actually working on their flaws does not even cross their minds. But, Jharkhand HRD Minister Jagarnath Mahto has proved to be different as he has acknowledged his shortcoming and has taken the first step...

COVID positive Pranab Mukherjee undergoes brain surgery; on ventilator support

COVID positive Pranab Mukherjee undergoes brain surgery; on ventilator support

Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee, who has tested positive for COVID-19, underwent successful brain surgery for removal of a clot on Monday (August 10). However, the 84-year-old politician is critical and has been put on ventilator support. “Former President Pranab Mukherjee underwent successful brain surgery at the Army’s R&R...

Patanjali IPL 2020? Baba Ramdev eyeing title sponsorship post Vivo’s exit

Patanjali IPL 2020? Baba Ramdev eyeing title sponsorship post Vivo’s exit

Baba Ramdev has certainly emerged to be as much of a ‘business guru’ as a Yoga guru. And if the latest reports are to be believed, he is now looking to bag Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 title sponsor rights as it would provide a global marketing platform to Patanjali....

PM Modi to present new outline for Atmanirbhar Bharat on August 15

PM Modi to present new outline for Atmanirbhar Bharat on August 15

To give a massive boost to his Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will present before the nation a new outline for a self-reliant India in his Independence Day address, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday (August 9). Singh asserted that PM Modi, in his August 15 speech,...

World
Russia announces world’s first COVID-19 vaccine; President Putin’s daughter vaccinated

Russia announces world’s first COVID-19 vaccine; President Putin’s daughter vaccinated

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday (August 11) announced that Russia has developed the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine and claimed that it is “quite effective and forms a lasting immunity”. Developed jointly by Gamaleya Research Institute and the Russian Defence Ministry, the novel coronavirus vaccine has been dubbed as ‘Sputnik V’....

Watch: New York’s Times Square displays Ram Mandir digital billboard

Watch: New York’s Times Square displays Ram Mandir digital billboard

The United States of America (USA) joined in the celebrations for Ram Mandir Bhumi Pujan as a digital billboard with an image of Lord Ram alongside the temple went live on New York’s iconic Times Square. Planned by the Hindu-American diaspora in New York, the billboard displayed words ‘Jai Shri...

Coronavirus cannot survive in boiling water, find Russian scientists

Coronavirus cannot survive in boiling water, find Russian scientists

Scientists from across the globe are continuously conducting all sorts of experiments to develop a better understanding of the nature of the novel coronavirus. Recently, a team of researchers from Russia’s VECTOR State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology identified a weak spot of the dreaded virus – boiling water....

British PM Boris Johnson rides made-in-India Hero cycle at UK’s health programme launch

British PM Boris Johnson rides made-in-India Hero cycle at UK’s health programme launch

Social media went berserk when it noticed that the United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Boris Johnson rode a made-in-India bicycle as he launched a health initiative to encourage his countrymen to walk and cycle more often. The 56-year-old Conservative Party leader rode a bicycle manufactured by Indian company Hero Cycles...

Entertainment
“God is testing us yet again”: Maanayata on Sanjay Dutt’s cancer diagnosis

“God is testing us yet again”: Maanayata on Sanjay Dutt’s cancer diagnosis

When Sanjay Dutt was admitted to hospital a couple of days ago due to breathlessness, his millions of fans grew anxious. But they breathed a sigh of relief when the actor informed that he has tested negative for COVID-19 and will most probably return home within two days. However, what...

Good news! Bachchan family is now COVID free as Abhishek finally tests negative

Good news! Bachchan family is now COVID free as Abhishek finally tests negative

The Bachchan family’s battle with the novel coronavirus has ended on a victorious note with Abhishek Bachchan testing negative for COVID-19. Abhishek, who has been in the hospital for almost a month, shared the heartening development with his Twitter followers on Saturday (August 8). The 44-year-old actor thanked all his...

Bigg Boss 13 runner-up Asim Riaz attacked in Jammu and Kashmir; sustains injuries

Bigg Boss 13 runner-up Asim Riaz attacked in Jammu and Kashmir; sustains injuries

An evening bicycle ride quickly escalated into an ugly scuffle for Asim Riaz as he was attacked by unidentified men on the streets of his hometown Jammu on Wednesday (August 5). The Bigg Boss 13 runner up sustained several injuries all over his body. Asim recorded a video from the...

Noted TV and film actor Sameer Sharma found dead in Mumbai flat

Noted TV and film actor Sameer Sharma found dead in Mumbai flat

Actor Sameer Sharma, noted for playing Krishna Agarwal in iconic daily soap Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki, was found dead in his flat in suburban Malad, Mumbai on Wednesday (August 5). Initial reports have it that the 44-year-old actor was found hanging from his kitchen ceiling. According to the Malad Police,...

Sports
Hardik Pandya, wife Natasa Stankovic welcome baby boy; Virat Kohli, KL Rahul congratulate couple

Hardik Pandya, wife Natasa Stankovic welcome baby boy; Virat Kohli, KL Rahul congratulate couple

Hardik Pandya and wife Natasa Stankovic embraced parenthood with the birth of their baby boy on Thursday (July 30). The couple got engaged at the start of the year and tied the knot amid the nationwide lockdown that was imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19. The India all-rounder took...

“BCCI was unfair to me, Sehwag, Harbhajan, Zaheer”: Yuvraj Singh

“BCCI was unfair to me, Sehwag, Harbhajan, Zaheer”: Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh, the hero of India’s 2011 Cricket World Cup win, has opened up about the unprofessional behaviour of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) towards him and other star players such as Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh and Zaheer Khan. Despite having a consistent run with the...