SC To Hear Plea Against Blocking BBC's Modi Documentary On Feb 6

January 30, 2023 12:21 pm

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear petitions challenging the Center’s decision to block a BBC documentary – ‘India: The Modi Question’ on February 6, 2023. A bench comprising Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud, justices P S Narasimha and J B Pardiwala, and senior advocate C U Singh took note of the submissions of […]

Cloudy Weather, Unseasonal Rains To Impact Gujarat Districts 

January 28, 2023 4:11 pm

In Gujarat, there will be cloudy weather and unseasonal rains during the next 24 to 48 hours, according to the Meteorology Department. Arvalli, Panchmahal, Kheda, Vadodara, Surat, and Bhavnagar districts in Gujarat experienced unseasonal rainfall. Light rain fell in some parts of Ahmedabad this morning. Dr. Manorama Mohanty, in charge of the Ahmedabad Met Center, […]

IAF's Sukhoi, Mirage Fighter Jets Crash; 1 Pilot Killed

January 28, 2023 3:52 pm

An Indian Air Force pilot was killed after two fighter jets, a Sukhoi Su-30 and a Mirage- 2000 crashed in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday. While the two Su-30 pilots received minor injuries, the Mirage pilot died in the crash after being fatally injured. The wreckage of the crashed aircraft was discovered in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, and […]

Never Take Shortcut, Says Modi To Students During 'Pariksha Pe Charcha'

January 27, 2023 3:58 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that parents should not pressure children due to social status, and asked students to focus on their work to come out of any such burden of expectations. In response to students’ questions during the sixth edition of ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha,’ an annual interaction he has with students about […]

TT Tourney: Pratha’s Campaign Ends But All Is Not Lost For The Hosts

January 27, 2023 3:51 pm

Gujarat’s emerging table-tennis player Pratha Pawar’s spirited campaign in the under-15 girl’s category ended with a loss in the pre-quarterfinals of the UTT National Ranking Table Tennis Championships.  The Ahmedabad girl was defeated by M Ananya of Tamil Nadu 0-3 (8-11, 6-11, 8-11).  The defeat ended the run of all the eight Gujarat players in the […]

Air India Pee-Gate: Court Adjourns Shankar Mishra's Bail Plea To Jan 30

January 27, 2023 3:38 pm

A Delhi court on Friday adjourned Shankar Mishra’s petition seeking bail to January 30.  Mishra, who is accused of urinating on a woman co-passenger onboard a flight in November last year had filed a fresh bail application seeking regular bail. The court adjourned the matter after noting the investigating officer was not present. Further, the […]

India To Get 12 More Cheetahs In Feb

January 27, 2023 3:19 pm

India has signed an agreement with South Africa to translocate 12 cheetahs to the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh, a senior official in the Union Environment Ministry said on Friday. Last week, the pact was signed and seven male and five female cheetahs are expected to reach Kuno by February 15, the official said.   […]

Gujarat Gets New Chief Secretary In Senior Bureaucrat Raj Kumar

January 27, 2023 2:50 pm

Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Raj Kumar has been appointed as the new Chief Secretary to the Gujarat government. Raj Kumar, a 1987-batch IAS officer, is currently serving as the Additional Chief Secretary in the state Home Department. The 58-year-old bureaucrat will replace incumbent chief secretary Pankaj Kumar, who is retiring on January 31, a […]

ECI Awards Guj Cop

January 27, 2023 2:03 pm

Gujarat Additional Director General of Police (law and order) Narasimha Komar (IPS) received the award for excellence in security management in the Election Commission of India’s national awards for election management in 2022-23. The ECI recognised that his leadership, planning, coordination with different agencies and security arrangements led to the peaceful election in Gujarat. The […]

Court Allows Actor Jacqueline Fernandez To Travel To Dubai

January 27, 2023 1:57 pm

A Delhi court on Friday allowed Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez to travel to Dubai. The court was hearing her application seeking permission to travel abroad for a conference. A detailed order in the matter is awaited. Fernandez is an accused in a worth Rs 200 crore money laundering case also involving alleged conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar.  […]

Gujarat-Based Artist Makes Google Doodle For India’s 74th R-Day

January 26, 2023 5:15 pm

Parth Kothekar, an artist based in Ahmedabad, created a Google doodle today to commemorate India’s 74th Republic Day. The Republic Day parade, a CRPF marching unit, and motorbike riders near the India Gate were all depicted in the doodle art. Rashtrapati Bhavan in India was also depicted in the meticulously hand-cut paper doodle artwork. India […]

Parents Object To Sexuality Education For Primary Students In City School

January 25, 2023 2:41 pm

Redbricks School In Ashoknagar finds itself in the centre of controversy after primary section kids were heard openly discussing body parts on the school bus following a “sexuality education” lesson in school.  However, principal Sutapa Mishra has stuck to her guns, stating that prudery needs to make way for a scientific familiarisation with sexuality and […]

Gujarat: B20 Inception Meeting Begins Today

January 23, 2023 4:41 pm

The Business 20 (B20) inception meeting, which is being held as part of the G20, began in Gandhinagar, Gujarat today. The meeting will focus on priorities of the industries that will drive policy recommendations for the following year.  Union ministers Piyush Goyal and Ashwini Vaishnaw, Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, India’s Sherpa for the G20, Amitabh […]

Google Axes 12,000 Jobs; Pichai Says 'Sorry'

January 20, 2023 7:26 pm

CEO Sundar Pichai announced on Friday that Google will lay off 12,000 jobs across the globe , becoming the latest tech giant to retrench staff en mass amid the global economic downturn. In an email to employees, the Indian-origin CEO said that  ‘I have some difficult news to share. We’ve decided to reduce our workforce […]

Paper Cups At Tea Stalls Banned From Friday: AMC

January 20, 2023 2:46 pm

Glass cups and earthen kulhads will replace paper cups at tea stalls as the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s decision to ban paper cups in the city will come into force from Friday. The AMC decision was taken after it was found that paper cups clogged the drains. According to Harshad Solanki, Director of Solid Waste Management […]

Adani Enterprises’ Rs 20,000 Crore Public Issue Opens On 27 January

January 19, 2023 5:12 pm

Adani Enterprises is planning to enter the capital markets on 27 January with a Rs 20,000 crore Follow Up Public Offer (FPO). The shares of face value Re 1 are being offered in a price band of Rs 3,112 to 3,276. Addressing a news conference in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, Adani Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jugeshinder […]

ASER: 48% Grade VIII Students In Gujarat Govt Schools Stagger Reading Basics, 69% Fail Entirely

January 19, 2023 4:58 pm

The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2022 for Rural India was released by Pratham Foundation, Wednesday. ASER is a field-based “basic” nationwide survey and comes after a gap of four years, at a time when children are back in schools after an extended period of closure owing to the pandemic. In various markers, Gujarat […]

Security Beefed Up For Modi's Mumbai Visit

January 19, 2023 4:25 pm

Flying activities will not be allowed under the limits of police stations at Bandra Kurla Complex and nearby areas in Mumbai on Thursday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay foundation stones for several projects. In view of the prime minister’s visit, a few roads in the area will be closed for vehicles, […]

Demonetisation Was Unlawful, Says Dissenting Judge

January 2, 2023 12:14 pm

Justice BV Nagarathna, who differed from the majority view and wrote a dissenting judgment, said: “Scrapping of Rs 500, Rs 1,000 series notes had to be done through legislation, not through notification. Parliament should have discussed law on demonetisation, process should not have been done through gazette notification. Parliament cannot be left aloof on issue […]

World Leaders Mourn Death Of Modi's Mother 

December 30, 2022 4:53 pm

Several world leaders expressed their condolences on the death of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother Heeraba , who died in Gujarat at the age of 99. Heeraba died in the early hours of Friday in an Ahmedabad hospital. PM Modi and his brothers cremated her mortal remains at a crematorium in Gandhinagar. Prime Minister Narendra […]

2022 Ends With Black Friday, Heeraba, Pele No More; Pant Seriously Injured

December 30, 2022 3:41 pm

The last Friday of 2022 seems to have brought with it a hattrick of sad unfoldings. “Black Friday” as it is now being labelled, began with the midnight news of Brazilian football legend having breathed his last at Sao Paulo, late Thursday night. While India was still sleeping, Heeraba, PM Modi’s mother passed away at […]

Modi Family loses Its Matriarch 

December 30, 2022 3:09 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed the last rites of his mother, Heeraben Modi, in Gandhinagar on Friday. PM Modi, who arrived in Gandhinagar early this morning, did cremation of his mother, Heeraben Modi, along with his brothersPrime Minister Narendra Modi performed the last rites of his mother, Heeraben Modi, in Gandhinagar on Friday. PM Modi, […]

PM Modi Virtually Attends Kolkata Events; Inaugurates Projects Worth Rs 7,800 Cr 

December 30, 2022 12:03 pm

His mother’s demise early Friday morning brought Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Gandhinagar for the last rites. Heeraba was 100 and as Modi himself has stated, “the source of all his learning.” He tweeted early this morning that in her he saw the Trinity: a tapasvi, a karmyogi and being dedicated to good deeds.  While […]

Rishabh Pant Stable After Horrific Car Crash

December 30, 2022 11:52 am

India wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant suffered multiple injuries when his BMW car collided with a road divider on the Delhi-Dehradun highway on Friday. The 25-year-old, who was going home in Roorkee, was taken to a local hospital. He suffered injuries on his head, back and feet but is in a stable condition. “Pant met with an […]

Maa Tujhe Salaam: How Heeraba Shaped Modi’s Destiny

December 30, 2022 11:44 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi often highlighted his mother Hiraba’s influence in shaping his life as he rose from a humble tea seller to become India’s prime minister. When Hiraba entered the 100th year of her life on June 18 this year, Modi had penned an emotional and deeply-felt tribute in what is probably his most […]

Black Pearl No More: Football Legend Pele Dies At 82

December 30, 2022 11:21 am

Brazilian football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, famously called Pelé, passed away at aged 82 at a hospital in Sao Paulo on Thursday.  His agent Joe Fraga confirmed the news. Widely regarded as one of soccer’s greatest players, Pelé spent nearly two decades enchanting fans and dazzling opponents as the game’s most prolific scorer with […]

Swami Pramukh Celebrations Spotlight Lack Of Values, Service In Present Era

December 28, 2022 3:22 pm

Ruing the loss of ethos and basic humane values, former CJI NV Ramana, on Tuesday, stated that man no longer views himself as part of the global family. “We are faced with the most vehement divisions. Society is no more a cohesive whole,” as he put it.  He was speaking at “Vicharan Day: Celebrating Pramukh […]

Assets Of Re-Elected MLAs Increase Manifold, Harsh Sanghavi Tops The List With 721% Rise 

December 11, 2022 2:11 pm

Gujarat Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all 182 winning candidates in the Gujarat 2022 Assembly Elections. This time, 22% winning candidates have criminal cases registered against them, 16% candidates have serious criminal cases (rape, murder etc) and 83% candidates are crorepati candidates.  One of the most […]

Inside India’s Largest Muslim Ghetto: The Times They Are a-Changin’

December 5, 2022 6:57 am

Juhapura is the largest Muslim ghetto in India. Today it goes to polls. I spent a Sunday there. Presumptions are dangerous. The vegetarian food I found in Juhapura is (probably) as good as the non-vegetarian fare that this place is known for, besides the blood. When I say blood, I mean the bloody riots and […]

Gujarat Elections: PM Narendra Modi Attacks Rahul Gandhi For Walking With Medha Patkar 

November 20, 2022 5:59 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited Somnath temple followed by his four rallies in the Saurashtra region. Following this, he addressed four rallies in Veraval, Dhorarji, Amreli, and Botad.This region assumes importance for the ruling party as despite winning the previous polls, the BJP was not able to win a single seat here in […]

Gujarat Elections: BJP Suspends 7 Rebel MLAs 

November 20, 2022 3:48 pm

Gujarat Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday suspended seven party leaders, who had filed nominations as independent candidates after being denied tickets by the saffron party. All of the seven candidates were seeking tickets in the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections.  BJP leaders who have been suspended include Harshad Vasava from Nandod in Narmada […]

When A Woman Chooses To Be Childfree

November 20, 2022 1:08 pm

“Don’t you want children?” This is probably the most common question a woman in her mid-20s or 30s is asked if she is married. And, the answer is often tricky. Choosing to have a baby is one of the biggest and most significant decisions a woman has to make. A child will change her life […]

Social Calendar- Drama And Events Around You

November 18, 2022 7:22 pm

This is a great time to be in the city, the whole week is filled with different events like dramas, story telling, music and art workshops, a great way to enjoy any week night and the weekends with your loved ones. Check them out and choose them as per your likings. 1- Paint A Wall […]

Gujarat Govt Is All About Criminalisation, Corruption & Commission: Congress Leader Digvijay Singh 

November 17, 2022 5:59 pm

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Thursday visited Ahmedabad and raised some serious questions on the absence of governance in Gujarat. He accused the government of promoting criminalisation, corruption and commissions in the State.  He is one of the star campaigners of Congress and he is here to appeal to people just before Gujarat elections. From […]

Gujarat HC Lawyers Strike Work Against Proposed Transfer Of Justice Kariel

November 17, 2022 5:03 pm

In an unprecedented show of strength and unity towards a high court judge, the entire fraternity of the Gujarat High Court lawyers and senior advocates, under the umbrella of the Gujarat High Court Advocates’ Association (GHCAA) went on an indefinite strike on Thursday against the proposed transfer of Justice Nikhil S Kariel from Gujarat High Court to Patna […]

Rahul To Campaign In Gujarat

November 15, 2022 3:36 pm

The Congress on Tuesday ended the suspense over Rahul Gandhi campaigning in Gujarat because of his involvement in the Bharat Jodo Yatra. He figures in the list of 40 star campaigners for the first phase of polls released, though no dates are given for his campaign. His mother and former Congress President Sonia Gandhi, and sister […]

Gujarat Polls: Two 'Lucky' Seats That Gave Four Chief Ministers

November 15, 2022 2:33 pm

The two seats of Ghatlodia and Rajkot West are turning out to be quite lucky. As many as, four Chief Ministers were elected from these seats. In 2017, Bhupendra Patel, who was elected from Ghatlodia seat, became the Chief Minister in place of Vijay Rupani. Rupani was elected from the Rajkot West seat. In the […]

Selection Of Candidate: Problem Of Plenty For BJP, Congress Can Pick And Choose

November 12, 2022 2:13 pm

In the run-up to the upcoming assembly elections, all three major political parties in the fray have announced the lists of candidates for most of the seats. Normally a two-party contest between Congress and BJP, but this time around the election battle will see the third entrant in AAP. While going through the lists of […]

Doc, Dy Mayors, Cricketer's wife: BJP's Women Candidates

November 11, 2022 12:30 pm

Of the 160 candidates named in the BJP’s first list for the Gujarat assembly elections, 14 are women and come from various professions. One doctor, two deputy mayors and the other public celebrities are to contest this assembly election.  Gujarat BJP state president C R Paatil said that this time more women have been given […]

The BJP Biggies: A look At Some Of Star Candidates

November 10, 2022 7:33 pm

The BJP’s first list of candidates for the Gujarat Assembly polls is generating plenty of excitement. A look at some of the powerful candidates. BHUPENDRA PATEL Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel will contest from Ghatlodia. He took over after Vijay Rupani was removed from the CM’s post. He is said to be very close to Anandiben […]

'Hacking,' One Image Depicts Our Mind

October 22, 2022 12:03 pm

When we hear the term ‘Hacking,’ one image flashes up in our minds. This image depicts a person wearing a black outfit and having a ghost mask on him, along with numerous computers with thousands of code lines. The picture mainly tells us about unethical hacking. But do you think that all the hackers are […]

Gujarat Vidyapith Holds 68th Convocation Sans Chancellor 

October 18, 2022 7:24 pm

The ongoing chaos and bitterness regarding the appointment of Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat as Gujarat Vidyapith’s Chancellor was palpable on Tuesday. For the first time in its 102-year history, the Vidyapith’s convocation – its 68th – was held in the absence of the Chancellor.  At the ceremony, 32 PhD, 15 M.Phil, 415 Post Graduate, 410 […]

Chandrika Solanki, The Face Of ASHA workers’ Protest, Joins AAP 

October 18, 2022 7:16 pm

She hit the headlines five years ago when she threw bangles at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s convoy in Vadodara. Firebrand former teacher Chandrika Solanki, who relentlessly campaigned for better wages and facilities for ASHA workers in Gujarat, formally joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday.  In her capacity as president of the women’s wing […]

BTS Member To Serve S Korea Military, Comeback In 2025 

October 18, 2022 7:00 pm

The members of K-pop band BTS will serve their mandatory military duties under South Korean law, their management company said. HYBE, formerly known as Big Hit Music, the label that oversees the brand, has confirmed that the seven-member K-pop band will serve the mandatory military service. “BigHit Music is proud to announce today that the […]

PM Narendra Modi To Inaugurate Projects Worth Rs 15,670 Crore in Gujarat

October 18, 2022 6:18 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat on October 19-20  to inaugurate projects worth  Rs 15,670 crore. He will inaugurate the DefExpo22 at Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gandhinagar, launch the Mission Schools of Excellence at Adalaj and will then visit Junagadh. Rajkot is also on PM Modi’s list. Several projects including India Urban […]

Cop Shunted Out For Stopping BJP Event?

October 18, 2022 5:33 pm

There are whispers within the Gujarat Police department that a police inspector from Vadodara’s Manjalpur Police Station, identified as Vijay Desai, was recently transferred to the Special Branch because he stopped an event organised by a local BJP leader. According to reports, BJP corporator Kalpesh Patel alias Jai Ranchhod had organised an event in Manjalpur […]

Bilkis Case: Guj Govt Reply Lacks Factual Statements, Says SC

October 18, 2022 5:14 pm

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the Gujarat government’s reply to pleas challenging the remission granted to 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano gang-rape case was “very bulky” wherein a series of judgments have been quoted, but “factual statements were missing”. The apex court granted time to the petitioners to file their response to […]

Defence Exports: India Among Top 25 Countries Worldwide

October 18, 2022 1:35 pm

Addressing a curtain raiser event of DefExpo 2022 in Gandhinagar on Monday, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, “India, which used to be considered the biggest importer, is today in queue among the top 25 countries exporting defence products.” He said that for the world to gain trust, “we will have to first trust our products”. […]

A ‘Gandhian At Heart’, Devvrat Talks About Leading The Gujarat Vidyapith

October 18, 2022 1:14 pm

Established in 1920 by Mahatma Gandhi, Gujarat Vidyapith has stirred up controversy with its decision to give the chancellorship to Governor Acharya Devvrat. On October 11, Devvrat, 63, accepted the offer, becoming the first “non-Gandhian” to be appointed to the position. Talking to The Indian Express, Davvrat said that had Gandhiji been there today, he […]

Rajnath In Guj: Modi Understands Common Man Like Gandhi Did

October 17, 2022 8:16 pm

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh heaped praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar on Monday. He said that Modi was the only leader who understood the needs and the aspirations of the common man, something that only Mahatma Gandhi did before him. Rajnath was addressing the gathering at the launch of a book on Modi […]

Gujarat: Mastermind Of Fake GST Bills Scam Mohammad Tata Arrested For Rs 739 Crore Fraud 

October 17, 2022 8:07 pm

The Gujarat state Goods and Services Tax (SGST) department on Sunday made a major breakthrough with the arrest of the mastermind in the Rs 739.29 crore bogus billing scam. Mohammad Abbas ShabbirAli Savjani alias MM was arrested from SG Highway, Ahmedabad. A total of ten GST officials were involved in the investigation. As of now, […]

Siddi Tribal Teen Wins Bronze in Kuwait Athletics Meet

October 17, 2022 1:38 pm

A week ago, Siddi tribal labourer Kalu Sirman was anxious on learning that his son—Murad—would be going abroad. Kalu was worried about what would his son—a short-distance athlete—do all alone on foreign soil. Agitated, he called up his son’s coach Shivam Upadhyay, who consoled told him not to bother about his son but to pray […]

Mia Bhuta: First Indian American In The US Team for FIFA World Cup

October 16, 2022 2:17 pm

Mia Bhuta is a teenager who scripted history by becoming the first Indian American to play for the US team at any FIFA World Cup. The daughter of an Indian father and an American mother, Bhuta, played at FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup against India.  She made the eighth and final goal in the 62nd […]

Joe Biden: Pakistan ‘One Of The Most Dangerous Nations'

October 15, 2022 3:46 pm

US President Joe Biden assertively stated at a Democratic congressional campaign committee reception on Friday that the world was changing so quickly that it was out of our control, but not because of any one person or one country. He was speaking about the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on the world as well […]

Gujarat : Four Italian youths Booked for graffitiing on metro Train coach

October 3, 2022 1:07 pm

In Ahmedabad, Police have arrested four Italian youths who wrote text like TATA and TAS on two metro trains standing at Metro’s Apparel Park metro rail parking lot in Gomtipur area of ​​the city. As the accused were addicted to graffiti aerosol painting, they secretly enjoyed making this graffiti as a hobby. The crime branch […]

Smriti Irani accuses Arvind Kejriwal of 'peddling lies' ahead of Gujarat polls

October 2, 2022 1:28 pm

Ahmedabad: Union minister Smriti Irani said Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal was peddling “new dreams and lies” during electioneering in Gujarat, adding women in Gujarat would never vote for Kejriwal for supporting those who had conspired to deprive Gujarat and Gujaratis of Narmada dam water. At a gathering of workers […]

Now That The Cheetahs Are Here, Know All The Big Cats

September 17, 2022 5:34 pm

The term “big cat” is typically used to refer to any of the seven living members of the genus Panthera, Puma and Acinonyx. Out of these seven, four were found in India till yesterday.  Today, with PM Narendra Modi releasing cheetahs in Sheopur in Madhya Pradesh, India is now home to five of the seven […]

Union Health Minister Launches List Of Quality-Assured, Cost-Effective Medicines For Indian Citizens

September 14, 2022 11:36 am

The National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM) plays a major role in ensuring accessibility of affordable quality medicines at all levels of healthcare, enhancing the cost-effectivity, quality-assured medicines, and contributing towards reduction in Out-of-Pocket expenditure on healthcare for the citizens. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), “Essential Medicines satisfy the priority and should be […]

RTI: Controversial Goa Cafe Food Licence Was Issued to Company Controlled By Smriti Irani's Husband

September 9, 2022 7:50 am

New Delhi: A Right to Information request has revealed that Silly Souls, the controversial Goa restaurant and bar located at a private home in Assagao, Goa – now the subject of a libel suit by BJP leader Smriti Irani against Congress leaders – has a food license issued by the state Directorate of Food and Drugs […]

The Queen is Dead. Elizabeth II dies at 96.

September 9, 2022 7:30 am

Britain is in grief after Queen Elizabeth II‘s death. She was 96 and died peacefully at Balmoral, her Scottish estate. Her entire family was at her side. Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-serving monarch who reigned in the United Kingdom for over 70 years. The Queen had been sworn to the Throne in 1952. She […]

NASA Turns James Webb Telescope Images Into Melodious Tracks. Here’s How

September 3, 2022 4:27 pm

NASA is releasing a series of audio tracks that translate photos and data captured by the James Webb Telescope into beautiful and haunting music. Through a process called sonification, scientists captured imagery and data—including photos of the cosmic cliffs of the Milky Way’s Carina Nebula and a dying star in the Southern Ring Nebula, which […]

JungKook Turns 25; ARMY Celebrates His Bloopers

September 1, 2022 5:09 pm

It is the Bangtan baby’s birthday and fans surely can’t keep calm! The K-pop star turns 25 on September 1 and ARMY have poured in wishes on social media platforms. Jungkook has always kept his audience enthralled with performances ever since he debuted in 2013 with RM, Jin, SUGA, J-Hope, Jimin, and V. Popular for […]

Campa Cola Set To Return With Reliance Retail

September 1, 2022 11:41 am

The iconic Campa Cola is all set to be back. Reliance Retail has acquired Campa from Pure Drinks Group for Rs 22 crores and is planning to relaunch it nationally by Diwali in three flavours — the iconic original, lemon and orange. The brand will be distributed through the chain’s own stores as well as […]

Samvatsari: Day Of Forgiveness, End Of Paryushan For Jains

September 1, 2022 10:12 am

The Talking Point: Today, Thursday Sept 1, is Samvatsari, the last day of Paryushan for the Shwetambar sect of Jains. It aligns itself with Shukla Panchami each year in the Jain calendar month of Bhadrapada, somewhere between mid-August and mid-September in the Gregorian calendar. What is the day’s significance: It is the last day of […]

Japan Ambassador Satoshi Suzuki Visits Ahmedabad, Celebrates 40 Years of Suzuki In India 

August 28, 2022 6:08 pm

Ambassador of Japan to India, Satoshi Suzuki visited Ahmedabad on August 28 to celebrate 40 years of Suzuki in India. He visited Ahmedabad Management Association and said, “Today my dream to experience Zen-Kaizen at AMA has come true”. He unveiled a photo collage of the previous Japanese festivals and said that “the bond between India and […]

Ghulam Nabi Azad Leaves Congress; Says Rahul Gandhi, His PAs, & Guards Control Party

August 26, 2022 12:22 pm

Finally, Ghulam Nabi Azad did it. After months of speculation and an open dissent with the Congress high command, the veteran leader on Friday morning, sent his resignation to party chief Sonia Gandhi. In effect, he has quit Congress and resigned from all its posts. This comes days after Azad resigned as Campaign Committee chairman. […]

Bilkis Bano Case: SC Issues Notice To Guj Govt In PIL Challenging Remission

August 25, 2022 12:44 pm

The Supreme Court, Thursday, heard a petition challenging the remission of 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano case. The bench led by CJI N.V. Ramana, who is set to retire on Friday, issued a notice to the Gujarat government to file its response in the matter and asked the petitioners to make the 11 convicts […]

India Day Parade In New York Sets Two Guinness World Records

August 25, 2022 12:12 pm

Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) — among the leading diaspora organisation in the US – has set two Guinness World Records. One, “for the most number of different flags flown simultaneously” and second, “for the largest ensemble of the ancient musical instrument, damru.” The twin feats were accomplished as it celebrated Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, […]

Gujarat Govt in Action Mode After High Court's Rap On Stray Cattle Menace

August 25, 2022 11:06 am

After the Gujarat High Court reprimanded the Government for inaction on the issue of stray cattle, the state announced measures to tackle the problem in the state. Education Minister and State Government Spokesperson Jitu Vaghani said that the government will bear the cost to keep their cattle in shelters (cages). The state will build more […]

2988 Kilo Mundra Port Drug Case: NIA Seizes Digital Appliances And Documents In Raids Across Country

August 25, 2022 9:25 am

NIA seized objectionable documents and digital appliances during raids on several locations including Delhi after 2988 kg of heroin was captured from Mundra port in October 2021. The Mundra Drug case was handed over to NIA soon as the monetary value of the captured drugs was found to be worth more than Rs. 21000 crores […]

James Webb New Images: Nothing Red About Jupiter; It's All Blue

August 24, 2022 2:26 pm

While most of us are familiar with the yellow and reddish-brown gas giant, the James Webb Space Telescope’s near-infrared camera, with its specialized infrared filters, has shown Jupiter encompassed in blue, green, white, yellow and orange hues. The James Webb Space Telescope, NASA’s latest and most powerful telescope, has captured new images of our solar […]

Gujarat With 79.7% Tops List Of 14 States With Most Anaemic Children

August 23, 2022 1:29 pm

The prevalence of anaemia among children and women has increased in most states and Union Territories (UTs) in the last five years. According to the latest findings of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5), 67.1% of children aged 6-59 months were anaemic in 2021 against 58.6% in 2016. The NFHS considers women in the reproductive […]

Women In 11 Indian States Have More Sex Partners Than Men

August 22, 2022 12:27 pm

Women on average have more sex partners than men in 11 Indian states and UTs but the percentage of men who had sexual intercourse with someone who was neither their spouse nor lived-in with, stood at 4 per cent, much higher than that of women at 0.5 per cent, according to the latest NFHS data. […]

Jhulan Bats For Research To Help Sports Women During Periods

August 22, 2022 11:55 am

Indian Women’s fast bowling legend Jhulan Goswami, who is set to retire after a ODI at Lord’s on September 24, has said more scientific research is needed to understand the effects of women’s menstrual cycles on an athlete, particularly in cricket where a player has to be on field for six hours. “When I was […]

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Marries Tom Bernthal In Wyoming

August 22, 2022 11:15 am

Sheryl Sandberg, 52, who will be stepping down as the COO of Meta (formerly Facebook) in Autumn, tied the knot with Tom Bernthal on August 20 in Wyoming, US. Bernthal is a marketing CEO and former NBC News producer. In an Instagram post, Sheryl shared a snap of herself and her new husband in a […]

NYT Clarifies "Not Paid Promotion" After BJP Attacks AAP

August 21, 2022 12:11 pm

Hours after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) launched a scathing attack on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over Delhi’s education model getting mentioned in The New York Times (NYT), the daily on Friday clarified saying it was not a paid promotion. The newspaper stated that the mention was a result of independent and impartial “on-the-ground […]

Jammu Arms Drop Case: NIA Conducts Raids

August 19, 2022 8:29 pm

After the Jammu and Kashmir Police recovered a consignment of arms and ammunition dropped by a Pakistani drone in Jammu’s Toph village located near the international border, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday conducted raids at multiple locations. The raids were conducted in Jammu, Kathua, Samba and Doda. A case was registered on February […]

Gandhi Statue In New York Vandalised; Hate Crime Suspected

August 19, 2022 4:16 pm

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside a temple in Queens, New York was destroyed by miscreants in a second such attack in two weeks. The incident took place in the wee hours Tuesday morning and is the the latest in a series of attacks on Gandhi statues in the US . CCTV footage shows six […]

Social Calendar: Events And Workshops Near You This Weekend

August 19, 2022 1:50 pm

Vibes Of India is back with the list of happening and most amazing events and workshops close by to you, Do check out these events share them with your friends with whom you think you should attend those events. Generations of Ashtanayika 1.0 The storyteller from one part of the stage will explain the shlokas […]

China: SMIC's Little Chip All Set To Process Economic Gains

August 16, 2022 4:07 pm

China is known to set up its own world order. While most countries hold China as blatantly defiant of international protocols, the dragon looks upon its enterprises as vested in its economic growth. Over the years, Xi’s iron hand has fisted China as a formidable power and one that threatens to re-align world powers. Little […]

Navroz Mubarak: Parsis Ring In New Year Today

August 16, 2022 8:41 am

When is Parsi New Year? Parsi New Year is celebrated in mid-August in India. It is also known as Jamshed-e-Navroz after the legendary King of Persia, Jamshed, who started the Parsi calendar. He also instituted Navroz meaning “new day.” History of Parsi New Year Parsis follow the religion of Zoroastrianism, one of the oldest known […]

Stand-Up Comic Raju Srivastava Continues To Be On Ventilator

August 15, 2022 3:18 pm

Popular stand-up comedian Raju Srivastava’s health continues to be critical. The artiste remains on life support at the ICU, AIIMS, Delhi. Fifty-eight-year-old Srivastava was admitted to the hospital after suffering a heart attack on August 12, during a workout session at a gym. He underwent an angioplasty the same day. “Srivastava remains critical and on […]

Who Is Rushdie's 24-Year-Old Attacker, Hadi Matar?

August 13, 2022 2:47 pm

Author Salman Rushdie is on ventilator and could lose an eye after he underwent surgery following a knife attack at a literary event in New York, Friday. The attacker has been identified as Hadi Matar, 24, from New Jersey. So far, little is known about the young man. Here are the five facts ascertained: A […]

Drought Grips Europe, Rivers Run Dry, England Sanctions Water Use

August 13, 2022 11:43 am

Pic: White dust covers up the trench that was once River Tille in France About 60% of the EU and the UK is affected by drought, according to the European Drought Observatory. Record-breaking heat waves linked to climate change have dried up rivers across the continent and sent water reserves plummeting to historic lows. This […]

Tejaswi: Dad Backed My Decision To Marry Rachel

August 12, 2022 10:53 am

In December 2021, RJD leader and Bihar Deputy chief minister Tejaswi Yadav tied the knot with long-time friend Rachel Godinho. While Tejaswi comes from a political background, Rachel, who is now Rajshri, comes from a regular set-up. Describing his wife as “the perfect partner,” he said his family fully supported his decision to marry her. […]

Aarya Walvekar from Virginia, Washington DC is the New Miss India USA

August 12, 2022 9:41 am

Aarya Walvekar, an Indian American teenager from Virginia, has been crowned Miss India USA 2022 at the annual beauty pageant held in New Jersey recently. The 18 year old whose instagram handle is @aaryawalvekar has been on cloud nine. Her instagram is full with her experiences about the contest and ofcourse, a lot of pictures. […]

Viral Video Shows Man Smoking On-Board Flight

August 12, 2022 8:58 am

Even though the incident took place in January 2022, smoke from the fire finally made its way earlier this week. SpiceJet issued a statement saying the smoking incident took place on its Dubai-Delhi flight on January 20 when passengers were boarding the plane and the cabin crew members were busy completing the on-boarding procedure. After […]

Raksha Mantri Releases Anthology Of Home Minister's Speeches

August 11, 2022 7:26 pm

Hailing Amit Shah a “backstage hero,” Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh, Wednesday, released Shabdansh in the capital. The book is a collection of the Home Minister’s landmark speeches on a range of issues – from politics and spirituality to nation-building and tough decisions. The title, edited by Shivanand Dwivedi and published by Rupa, will work as […]

Five Ways James Webb Will Enhance Space Info

August 11, 2022 1:23 pm

As NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope turns its gaze on a selection of the more than 5,000 strange new worlds confirmed to exist in our galaxy, scientists will begin to trace out a fuller picture of their “lives” – from birth to death. Lawmakers and scientists both expressed concern that the JWST project is siphoning […]

Gear Up For Fashion, Fun and Food 

August 9, 2022 4:42 pm

To add some glamour and style to Ahmedabad’s monochrome fashion landscape, here’s a preview of some of the landmark brands of the world. Organised by actor and fashionista Sanskruti Jayana–the exhibition will have creations by premium brands such as Jimmy Choo, Bottega Veneta & Versace & over 15 more premium designers including Siddharth Bansal, Lovebirds, […]

Earth's Days Getting Longer; Science Still Looking For Answers

August 9, 2022 1:22 pm

Precise astronomical measurements now reveal that the length of a day is suddenly getting longer, and scientists don’t know why. This has critical impacts not just on our timekeeping, but also aspects like GPS and other technologies that govern modern life. The Ever-Changing Planet Over millions of years, Earth’s rotation has been slowing down due […]

Price Of Celebrityhood? Boycott Laal Singh Chaddha Case In Point

August 8, 2022 7:13 pm

A few days before the release of Laal Singh Chaddha (Aug 11), the Aamir Khan-Kareena Kapoor starrer finds itself embroiled in controversy. Hashtags calling for a boycott of the film are now trending on social media. Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor are known not to mince words where it comes to calling out a spade. […]

900 Days With Moon: Jin's Track Revisited By ARMY

August 8, 2022 11:37 am

“Moon” is a song by Jin of BTS. It was released on February 21, 2020, and appears as the sixteenth track in their fourth studio album, “Map of the Soul: 7.” The song also appears as the fourth track on CD2 of BTS’s first anthology, “Proof.” Today, August 8, marks 900 days with “Moon.” Exactly […]

Friendship Day: 5 Ways To Help Every Introvert Build Long-lasting Bonds

August 7, 2022 1:51 pm

It’s Friendship Day and everyone around appears to have fun and celebrations with their friends. Exchanging friendship bands and brunch dates comes very naturally on this day. But for introverts, these social interactions don’t come easy. However, this doesn’t mean they can’t connect with other people or enjoy meaningful bonds. If you are an introvert […]

ISRO Launches AzaadiSat Made By 750 School Girls Across India

August 7, 2022 10:12 am

At precisely 9:18 am, August 7, ISRO launched the AzaadiSAT made by 750 school girls from India to celebrate 75 years of Independence. The 750 girls from several parts of the nation have created history by creating a small 8 kg weighing microsatellite which will carry 75 small payloads developed at 75 schools across the […]

Klein's Hoax Over James Webb Images Costs Him An Apology

August 6, 2022 6:25 pm

Renowned French scientist Étienne Klein was obliged to issue an apology for an image he claimed belonged to NASA’s new space observatory but was actually a slice of the Spanish sausage, chorizo. Klein is a distinguished scholar and director of research at the French Atomic Energy Commission. Last Sunday, July 31, he tweeted what he […]

Ten Happiest Countries In The World

August 6, 2022 5:07 pm

Happiness is difficult to measure, but one initiative at the United Nations has been trying to figure it out. The World Happiness Report formulated on two key ideas – happiness or life evaluation measured through opinion surveys and identifying key elements that determine well-being and life evaluation across countries. Maybe just daydreaming about visiting these […]

Pandya Visits Bro Kieron Pollard

August 6, 2022 12:28 pm

Team India will take on West Indies in the fourth T20I of the five-match series in Lauderhill, Florida, Saturday. India lead the series 2-1, having won the ODI series 3-0 last month. Ahead of the fourth T20I, India all-rounder Hardik Pandya caught up with his former Mumbai Indians teammate Kieron Pollard and shared photos on […]

MICA Mirrors Social Issues With Audio Novels

August 5, 2022 2:34 pm

How does one relate to audio stories? The voice is your guide and imagination your stage. Some find it more engaging than seeing a play enacted because it sets the mind free to create whatever it chooses to, with audio inputs as the only cue. In a bid to capitalise on this very factor, India’s […]

Craving The Cuppa? At Vadodara, You Can Eat It Too

August 5, 2022 2:00 pm

In a bid to do something different and also work within the sustainability guidelines, four friends in Vadodara have come up with a novel idea. At their chai stop, once done with the drinking, you get to eat the whole-wheat edible chocolate-flavoured cups! “Clan Tea House” is the brainchild of four friends. “It takes care […]

Big B Is Poster Boy At Parisian Salon

August 5, 2022 12:32 pm

While his superstar status is celebrated globally, Amitabh Bachchan, himself, was pleasantly surprised when a friend visiting Paris shared a picture. The banner-like layout shows Big B sharing space with Cate Blanchett and another actor (name indistinct), in a bid to showcase the salon’s prowess with hair styles. Thank God, AB did not think of […]

Olympic Medallist Lovlina Borgohain Alleges "Mental Harassment" Ahead Of CWG 2022

July 25, 2022 7:23 pm

Lovlina Borgohain, a Tokyo Olympics medalist, has accused authorities of mental harassment in the run-up to the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Lovlina stated that one of her coaches was refused entry to the Commonwealth Games Village, while another was sent home. The celebrated boxer stated that she had to beg to be included in the […]

Gujarati Girl Mayushi Bhagat: Missing, Kidnapped Or Vanished Into Thin Air In US?, FBI On The Trail

July 25, 2022 9:02 am

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the US government crime investigating agency has published the name of one Indian woman Mayushi Bhagat on it’s official website in the “most wanted” category under the ” missing persons/ kidnappings” subhead. Mayushi or Mausi Bhagat, it is learnt, is an Indian student from Vadodara, Gujarat. She graduated from […]

Amdavad’s Glam Brigade Shares Roadmap To Success

July 22, 2022 4:44 pm

Glam biz can take you places in a short time. Hard work and contacts of course are a stepping stone but what really matters is holding on to the top spot. While good-looks, a perfect figure, loads of confidence and the oomph factor are a must, the uncompromisable check-list needs perseverance, hours at the gym, […]

Gujarat Bajrang Dal Misconstrues Congress Statement, Converts Minorities Into Muslims

July 22, 2022 2:12 pm

Gujarat Congress president Jagdish Thakor recently made a statement saying that Congress was committed to minorities and its empowerment. On Friday morning, rowdies from Bajrang Dal stormed at the Congress headquarters near Kochhrab Ashram in Paldi and wrote Haj House outside it. Vibes of India looks into the controversy. What was Jagdish Thakor’s statement?Jagdish Thakor, […]

Presidential Election Result: 10 Gujarat MLAs Cross-voted

July 21, 2022 9:51 pm

The NDA presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu on Thursday won the election with a great lead and became the first tribal president of India. What has caught everyone’s eye is the extra votes that President designate Murmu got.The President-designate even got votes from opposition party MLAs. The opposition parties got a big blow as they could […]

SC Grants Mohammed Zubair Interim Bail in All UP FIRs; Orders Release Before 6 PM Today

July 20, 2022 4:50 pm

The Supreme Court has ordered the release of Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair on interim bail in all FIRs against him registered by the Uttar Pradesh police, directing all the FIRs against him to be clubbed and the power of arrest to be used sparingly. Directing the transfer all Uttar Pradesh FIRs to the Delhi […]

Top 10 Children's Fiction Books For Readers Of All-Ages

July 19, 2022 9:12 pm

These are all timeless kids’ must-read classics that people of every age will enjoy—covering the years 1860 through 1990. Below are a few of English literature’s top 10 works of children’s fiction. Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll, along with Edward Lear, was the maestro of Victorian nonsense writing, his best-known work being Alice’s […]

Indian Couple's Unique 'One Pizza A Month' Wedding Contract

July 19, 2022 8:17 pm

A video of a ‘contract’ that an Indian couple signed during their wedding made headlines and quickly became popular on social media for its unique subject. The hilarious list of dos and don’ts compiled by the newlyweds’ friends is not legal. However, the 16-second video of the bride and the husband signing the document has […]

Congress Party Members March Over New Pedestrian Bridge

July 19, 2022 7:43 pm

Congress party members of Ahmedabad decided to inaugurate the Riverfront’s new pedestrian bridge. With drumbeats and slogans, they marched over the bridge under the leadership of Shehzad Khan Pathan. According to the Gujarat INC workers, BJP does not have time to inaugurate it. Shehzad Khan, head of the opposition in Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, claimed that […]

8 Malicious Apps Dangerous For Your Smartphones

July 19, 2022 6:20 pm

A malware, called Autolycos after the Greek figure renowned as the master of theft and deceit, automatically signs customers up for premium Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) services without asking for their consent. The malware has now reached the Google Play Store, later discovered to possess eight popular apps with over 3 million downloads. Although Google […]

Amul Turnover Set to Cross Rs 50,000 Crore This Year

July 19, 2022 4:06 pm

Riding on the back of increased prices, brand Amul is likely to cross the Rs 50,000 crore turnover mark in the current year. Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation, owner of the Amul brand, has already hiked the price of its range of liquid milk products twice this year. Liquid milk constitutes the major portion of GCMM’s […]

India’s Richest Woman Sees Her Fortune Rise By $12 Billion in Two Yrs

July 19, 2022 2:55 pm

Savitri Jindal has seen her fortune rise by $12 billion in the last two years. Jindal is the richest woman, with a net worth of $18 billion, and the only woman in the top ten of Forbes’ list of the richest Indians in 2021. She inherited her husband’s steel and power conglomerate after his untimely […]

Google Doodle Celebrates The Muthassi Of Malayalam Poetry; Balamani Amma

July 19, 2022 2:34 pm

Celebrating the 113th birth anniversary of famous Malayalam poet Balamani Amma, Google illustrated a Doodle by Kerela-based artist Devika Ramachandran. The Doodle showcases Balamani Amma composing a poem and sitting by a window, with several books around her. Balamani published more than twenty anthologies of prose, translations, and poetry. She received many accolades, including Padma […]

Famous Top 10 Indian Paintings; From Tagore to Hussain

July 18, 2022 6:16 pm

A few exceptional works stand out while discussing famous Indian paintings as they have defied time and culture to claim their rightful position in art history.These paintings are well-known for their aesthetic appeal and the reality that each brushstroke carries with every colour drop narrating a unique story.Here are the top 10 most famous paintings […]

Remembering The Great Leader's Triumphs On Nelson Mandela Day

July 18, 2022 6:09 pm

In 2009, the UN recognised Nelson Mandela International Day in honour of the revolutionary and his accomplishments. The choice was motivated by an appeal by the leader of South Africa, who urged the following generation to bear responsibility for leadership and deal with pervasive global socioeconomic inequalities. Nelson Mandela International Day is celebrated worldwide to […]

Pant-Pandya Partnership Leading To ODI Win For India

July 18, 2022 4:00 pm

In the final ODI, India won by defeating England by five wickets, in the three-match series, with 2-1 on Sunday. England’s captain Jos Buttler came to bat as the day’s top scorer with 60 runs. The team’s opener Jason Roy made 41 runs as England bowled out at 259. As for the Indian team, Yuzvendra […]

Narcotics Nexus In Pratapgarh & Sanchor Supply Drugs To Gujarat

July 18, 2022 1:04 pm

In the last three months, the police have reported 20-drug related incidents in Ahmedabad, including twelve MD Drug cases. According to an inquiry, drug dealers from Pratapgarh and Sanchor in Rajasthan supply MD Drugs in Gujarat. The Special Operations Group (SOG) team is attempting to arrest two Rajasthani drug dealers based on this data after […]

Sri Lankans Rose In Unison To Oust Gotabaya Rajapaksa As President

July 18, 2022 11:21 am

Despite his destruction of the economy, which led to Sri Lanka’s unprecedented collapse, Rajapaksa proved difficult to dislodge. He clung on to power thanks to the excessive concentration of power in the Executive Presidency. Nevertheless, the people’s movement brought together protestors from all walks of life to demand his resignation. Their collective mass proved overwhelming. […]

Hidden Self Portrait Of Vincent Van Gogh Discovered By X-Ray

July 16, 2022 7:56 pm

Experts at the National Galleries of Scotland made a discovery when they X-rayed a canvas before an exhibition. On the backside of an earlier work called Head of a Peasant Woman, they found a self-portrait of Vincent Van Gogh hidden by several layers of glue and cardboard. Lesley Stevenson, the senior conservator of the gallery, […]

RBI's Involvement Keeps Rupee At Bay From Crossing $80 Mark

July 16, 2022 7:41 pm

The Reserve Bank of India‘s involvement prevented the rupee from breaching the psychologically crucial barrier of 80 per dollar on Thursday after market hours in the spot market, according to the currency traders’ claims. Under anonymity, the dealers claimed that the central bank most likely sold more than $1 billion of currency on Friday to […]

Bharuch Auto Rikshaw Driver Started Dancing After His Auto Gets Stuck In Heavy Rain

July 16, 2022 6:31 pm

The monsoon relieves the humid weather, but it also causes chaos when the rainwater clogs the roads. During this season, it’s common to see vehicles getting stuck. This auto driver experienced a similar incident, but instead of crying over it, he went outside and danced in the rain. He clearly took his lesson that when […]

Rubaiya Sayeed, Sister Of Mehbooba Mufti, Calls Yasin Malik As Her Kidnapper

July 16, 2022 4:02 pm

Rubaiya Sayeed, daughter of Mohammad Sayeed, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, identified Yasin Malik, the JKLF chief, among three others, as her abductors. Sayeed was kidnapped on 8 December 1989 near Lal Ded Memorial Women’s Hospital at gunpoint. Where a 23-year-old Rubaiya interned. She was released five days later, on 13 December 1989, […]

Boris Johnson Wants 'Anyone But Rishi' As The Next PM Of The UK

July 16, 2022 3:32 pm

‘Anyone but Rishi’, says Boris Johnson to his allies in the party. Johnson, who found himself in a mess of scandals during his time as the UK’s Prime Minister, was forced to resign. He isn’t keen on making Sunak the next PM. Feeling ‘betrayed’ by his former chancellor of the exchequer, Johnson blames Sunak for […]

Top 8 Hollywood Horror Movies So Far This Year

July 15, 2022 6:40 pm

This year’s horror movies in Hollywood so far strike close to home. These films depict genuine fear felt in life, society’s horrors, and a human’s horrifying predatory character.Themes of environmental destruction (Crimes of the Future), gender oppression (Men), toxic internet culture (Scream), surveillance (Watcher), and sexual repression (X) loomed large, linking fantasy horrors to genuine […]

Life Was Like A 'Fantasy' When Mom Was Alive, Says Janhvi Kapoor

July 15, 2022 4:27 pm

Karan Johar is back with season 7 of Koffee with Karan, and the second episode saw him hosting Janhvi Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan as guests. Janhvi, who lost her mother, Sridevi, in 2018, revealed that she has not yet processed her mother’s death. The Roohi star also discussed her relationship with Arjun and Anshula […]

Husband Boils Wife's Body In A Cauldron In Front Of Their Children In Pakistan

July 15, 2022 3:47 pm

According to reports on Thursday, a Pakistani man reportedly killed and boiled his wife in a cauldron. The incident occurred in the country’s Sindh province in front of their six children.The police found the victim, named Nargis, body in a cauldron after her husband boiled her in a private school in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of […]

Sri Lanka To Get New President Soon; Take A Look At Three Possible Candidates

July 15, 2022 1:43 pm

Three possible candidates are vying to become Sri Lanka’s next President after the incumbent Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled this week from the country. After Rajapaksa’s official resignation letter, the Sri Lankan parliament will call upon the legislative body. Next week, its 225 members will put forth their votes for the election of a new president. A […]

MSU Professor Invited To WHO's TAG-IC2

July 15, 2022 11:12 am

The Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU) professor Dr. Vanisha Nambiar has received an appointment to the WHO Technical Advisory Group (TAG-IC2) for two years. She is the first MSU alumni to achieve such a milestone. Dr. Nambiar received an invitation letter from Dr. Rudi Eggers, the Director of Integrated Health Services, WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. […]

A Flurry Of Action Against 980 Students In Mass Cheating Case In Dahod

July 14, 2022 5:16 pm

The Dahod mass cheating case has left the education sector wobbling as the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) took action against 980 students in the examination for Class XII. This action comes forth as far as the board’s biggest taken against so many students. The board on Tuesday set an example by […]

The Uber Files Reveals Dirty Laundry of The Tech Company

July 14, 2022 5:09 pm

The Uber Files expose has led to a global investigation into 124,000 confidential documents belonging to Uber Technologies, Inc. The whole scandal came to light when files were leaked to various sources. So far, the investigation of the said files has revealed Uber’s tendency to defy the law, exploit drivers, dupe police, and secretly influence […]

India Sees Birth of Its 104th Unicorn, All You Need To Know

July 14, 2022 3:22 pm

Pune based fintech startup OneCard became 104th unicorn of India following a new round of funding. Temasek, one of the world’s largest investors, led the Pune-based startup’s Series D round of over $100 million.  The new round values OneCard at more than $1.4 billion (post-money), up from approximately $750 million in January of this year. OneCard […]

N&M: Netflix, Microsoft Unite To Dart Ahead In OTT Race

July 14, 2022 12:29 pm

Netflix will work with Microsoft to launch a cheaper subscription plan that includes advertisements, the firms announced Wednesday. As such, Microsoft will be responsible for designing and managing the platform for advertisers who want to serve ads to Netflix users. While details of the tie-up are yet to be revealed, Netflix claims that its ads-free […]

Khaled Outshines Thousand Suns In Courage To Accept Reality

July 14, 2022 11:12 am

Popular Afghan-American novelist Khaled Hosseini, whose debut novel “The Kite Runner” was a critical and commercial success, revealed Wednesday, that his daughter Haris has come out as transgender and shared a heart-warming note for her. Hosseini took to his Twitter handle and posted a monochrome picture of Haris, alongside which he wrote: “Yesterday, my daughter […]

Not Claws, But Teeth: This Russian Crab Is Trending Across The Globe

July 14, 2022 9:33 am

Russia is in news. Not for another man-made catastrophe but for Nature’s aberration. A deep-sea fisherman’s Instagram post of his most recent catch has baffled netizens. The crab, with a “human-like set of teeth” was netted by photographer Roman Fedortsov, who also works on a fishing trawler in Western Russia to supplement his income. He […]

UP CM Yogi Adityanath Orders Closure Of Liquor, Meat Shops On Kanwad Yatra Route

July 13, 2022 9:41 pm

 To ensure a hassle-free and safe Kanwad Yatra of Shiv-bhakts, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adiyanath, on Tuesday, directed, among other things, that all liquor and meat shops should remain closed on the route in Noida and Greater Noida, which in the Gautam Buddh Nagar district. According to the directives, drones would be deployed to monitor […]

'Ranveer vs Wild with Bear Grylls'; A Thrilling Adventure

July 13, 2022 8:46 pm

Ranveer Singh recently made his Netflix debut and got a taste of the wild alongside Bear Grylls for ‘Ranveer vs Wild with Bear Grylls’, India’s first interactive adventure reality special. The actor went on a fascinating date with nature, learning how to survive while stumbling through the harsh Serbian forests in search of a rare […]

Scooby-Doo Cast's Now And Then Images Might Shock You

July 13, 2022 7:59 pm

The live-action Scooby-Doo movie released in 2002 that delivered the Mystery Inc. gang an epic adventure has been out for 20 years. The film grossed over £228million at the box office worldwide, making it a resounding hit with viewers worldwide and thrusting the cast to the forefront of acting talent globally. Sarah Michelle Gellar Sarah, […]

Ahmedabad Makes It To TIME's World's Greatest Places List 2022

July 13, 2022 7:45 pm

Ahmedabad, the World Heritage City, has made all Amdavadis proud again by achieving a position in TIME magazine’s “50 extraordinary destinations to explore” list of 2022. From India, Ahmedabad city and Kerala, God’s own country, are the only places that have made it to the list. TIME magazine mentioned that as persistent as life’s challenges […]

Jane Rigby: 2022 "LGBTQ+ Scientist Of The Year" Is Behind JWST

July 13, 2022 2:40 pm

As the new NASA images captured by James Webb Space Telescope continue to stun the world, astrophysicist Jane Rigby, Webb’s operations project scientist, shared her first reaction after seeing the first focussed images from the telescope. “Earlier than this, the first focussed images that we took where they were razor-sharp…that for me had the very […]

60 Space Start-Ups Since Private Players Allowed; Debris Control Tops

July 13, 2022 1:26 pm

Ever since PM Modi “unlocked” the Indian space sector in June 2020, over 60 firms have registered with ISRO, according to Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Jitendra Singh. While some start-up concepts have focussed on nanosatellites, launch vehicles, ground systems and research, “quite a few” of them are involved in projects relating […]

Twitter Does Not Like MUSKeteers: Sues Elon For Hypocrisy

July 13, 2022 12:45 pm

Twitter sued Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk, Tuesday (July 12), for breaching the $44 billion contract he had signed to buy the tech firm. As per the court documents, the social media giant called Musk’s exit strategy “a model of hypocrisy.” As per the court filing, Twitter has asked a Delaware court to order […]

Emmy 2022: "Succession," "Squid Game" Poised To Win Big

July 13, 2022 12:20 pm

Emmy nominations are here! And much like past years, this year also nominations were dominated by HBO drama “Succession.” With 25 nods, the family drama topped the list. “Ted Lasso,” “The White Lotus” and “Only Murders in the Building” also dominated the nomination list announced by hosts JB Smoove and Melissa Fumero, Tuesday. After dominating […]

High-End Ice Cream That Does Not Melt Comes Under Fire

July 13, 2022 9:45 am

An ice cream brand in China, Zhong Xue Gao (钟薛高), or ChiceCream, has come under fire after some consumers realised that it does not melt, even when intense heat is applied. Several photos and videos of Chicecream’s Sea Salt Coconut ice cream popsicle have been making the rounds on Chinese social media platform Weibo and […]

Twitter Shares Plunge After Musk Exits Deal

July 13, 2022 9:32 am

Elon Musk’s Twitter saga continues to impact social media platform stock prices. In the latest, Twitter shares plunged by 11.3 percent Monday after the world’s richest man announced withdrawal of his 44-billion-dollar takeover bid. Musk announced the termination of a USD 44 billion Twitter purchase deal in a letter sent by Musk’s team to Twitter. […]

Gujarat Weather: What to Expect

July 12, 2022 5:26 pm

Over the past week, the off-shore trough that has been dumping heavy rainfall across the west coast has terrorised Gujarat, causing widespread catastrophic flooding and infrastructure collapse. Unfortunately, it appears that these conditions will last at least until Friday. The fury of the active monsoon trough, combined with the offshore trough that is now running […]

Two Dead In California 7-Eleven Shoot Outs On National 7/11 Day

July 12, 2022 12:39 pm

On a day when the 7-Eleven brand was celebrating its 95th birthday by giving out free Slurpee drinks, a gun man decided to target multiple store outlets. Authorities said that at least three of the four shootings are believed to be linked to the same lone gunman. 7-Eleven, Inc. issued a statement late Monday: “Our […]

Office Syndrome: Report Proves Eight Hours Of Work Linked To Heart Attacks

July 12, 2022 12:13 pm

For a long time, medical professionals have been warning people about the risks of leading an unhealthy lifestyle and the related effects on the heart. And now, new research has indicated that those who work in offices have a greater risk of suffering from cardiovascular events including heart attacks and strokes. Workers who sit at […]

Hiker Harry Goes Viral With Kyrgyzstan "Avalanche In Action" Post

July 12, 2022 11:41 am

Imagine enjoying a panoramic view of snow-capped mountains and suddenly an avalanche upsets the calm. What will you do? Run away because when a white sheet advances at tsunami speed, you wouldn’t want to get pulverised under. However, mountain-lover and hiker Harry Shimmin wanted to “capture the sound of ice cracking.” He was part of […]

Biden Unveils First Set Of Deep Universe Images By JWST

July 12, 2022 9:22 am

Pic: US President Joe Biden applauds the first images during a briefing from National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) officials at the White House in Washington, Monday NASA has released an image of far-flung galaxies as they were 13bn years ago, the first glimpse from the most powerful telescope ever launched into space, which promises […]

BTS To Provide Content For Disney+ OTT; ARMY Rejoices

July 12, 2022 9:07 am

BTS maybe on a hiatus as a pop group but creativity is known to spill-over other avenues as well. For the band’s followers, here comes good news: Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific is bringing BTS on to Disney’s streaming services following a partnership with global entertainment lifestyle platform HYBE (rebranded from Big Hit Entertainment in […]

Rain Rain Go Away, City Events Want To Play

July 11, 2022 9:48 pm

Despite the relief it brings, monsoon can be a dampener for plans. The incessant rains that Ahmedabad has been witnessing since last week has made commute a nightmare. Schools and colleges have shut down to ensure that maximum numbers are safe indoors. However, what does one do with events already planned and lined up months […]

5G: Adani Enters Race, Says Will Help "Charity Pledge"

July 11, 2022 6:49 pm

Gautam Adani has thrown his hat in the 5G race, taking on Mukesh Ambani (Reliance Jio), Sunil Mittal (Airtel) and Kumar Mangalam Birla (Vodafone). Interestingly, the group also says this would count towards its ₹60,000 crore charity pledge. Adani’s entry now makes it a four-cornered contest, with telecom giants Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea […]

New GPS-Module Ready To Alert Traffic About Oncoming Ambulance

July 11, 2022 4:25 pm

Chances are high that you would have heard a blaring siren from an approaching ambulance. And not very uncommon is the fact that often the siren is on while the vehicle is grounded due to a traffic snarl. While there is a hurry scurry to make way for the urgent passage, the precious minutes lost […]

UN Report: India Will Surpass China In 2023; World's 8th Billionth Arriving Soon

July 11, 2022 2:11 pm

World Population Day is observed every year on July 11 in order to raise awareness about the global population issues, including population control and raising a healthy generation. The day was earmarked in 1989 by the then-Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme. On July 11, 1990, the day was first observed in more […]

Potato Shortage Stops French Fries At Russia's Re-Invented McD

July 11, 2022 1:36 pm

A binge at McDonald’s or any fast-food outlet seems almost incomplete without the iconic French Fries but that is the current reality in Russia. McDonald’s decided to sell its franchises in Russia to businessman Alexander Govor in the aftermath of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. The brand was re-invented as Vkusno i Tochka (which translates […]

Heritage Structure "Uprooted" And "Re-Planted" In China's Shanghai

July 11, 2022 1:08 pm

A century-old, 3,800-tonne building in Shanghai was lifted off the ground in its entirety and relocated with the help of technology, dubbed the “walking machine.” The building was moved back to its original position on July 8, as part of a renovation project. It’s the largest and heaviest masonry structure transportation project in the city. […]

July 9: ARMY's Anniversary Gets Google's Purple Hearts

July 9, 2022 9:40 pm

It is not for nothing that Google has emerged a verb in itself! To mark the ARMY’s ninth anniversary, the browser has made a huge change to the “BTS” search page. Onwards July 9, you get to see a shower of purple hearts on your browser each time you “google” the K-Pop craze. There is […]

LuLu Midnight Sale Or Covid Sale? Visuals Leave Internet Confused

July 9, 2022 9:08 pm

Thousands of people were seen waiting in lines at the Lulu Mall outlets in Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi after the mall announced midnight sales with a special 50 per cent discount. While initially it was pleasant, the outlets witnessed chaos as the people thronged in large numbers. The mall was open for the public from 11:59 […]

Why Did Tetsuya Kill Abe? Shooter Tells Cops His Grouse

July 9, 2022 8:32 pm

The man who killed Shinzo Abe believed the former Japanese leader was linked to a religious group he blamed for his mother’s financial ruin and spent months planning the attack with a homemade gun, police told local media, Saturday. Tetsuya Yamagami is an unemployed 41-year-old. Wiry and bespectacled with shaggy hair, the suspect was seen […]

Fevicol Se? Adhesive Tweet On BoJo Exit Trends Online

July 9, 2022 7:47 pm

If Kareena Kapoor could gyrate her hips to Fevicol Se, could the adhesive be far behind where it came to examining cracks in the British constitutional monarchy? Boris Johnson’s departure on Thursday, after a tidal wave of resignations from his top team came just three years after he took over from Theresa May in an […]

Seven Major Plane Crashes In Recent History

July 9, 2022 7:46 pm

From Boeing’s MCAS failures to a collision between two aircraft in mid-air, there have been many accidents involving Indian Airlines in its affairs. And with the recent news of the aircraft issues in SpiceJet, Vistara and Indigo, let’s take a look back at seven major crashes in recent history. Air India Express Flight 1344 On […]

Ambaji Parikrama Footfall Increased By 225%

July 9, 2022 6:49 pm

Ambaji Shaktipeeth, Gujarat’s one of the most visited pilgrimage sites, has registered a 225% increase in footfalls at Parikrama Path. Caused by the 51 Shaktipeeth Parikrama Mahotsav and the Light and Sound Show in April 2022, inaugurated by the CM of Gujarat Bhupendra Patel.Considering the average footfalls in March and April 2022, an increase is […]

Is Russia's Alaska Threat To The US Real?

July 9, 2022 6:21 pm

A billboard saying “Alaska is Ours” has been spotted in Russia’s Krasnoyarsk, a day after a key ally of President Putin said that the country could reclaim Alaska sold to the United States in 1867. Residents of Krasnoyarsk were surprised after spotting the billboards across the city, Thursday. However, they do not appear to have […]

£38 Tea Mugs Catch Eyes; Akshata's Tea Service Divides Netizens

July 9, 2022 5:24 pm

The pictures of Akshata Murthy serving tea to journalists and photographers waiting outside her residence have been picked up by Twitter users. The viral photos of Murthy serving tea and biscuit to the journalists and photographers outside their family home in London are from a few days ago. Reportedly, Sunak did not come out of […]

'Thor: Love and Thunder' Releases; Here's Everything You Need To Know

July 9, 2022 3:01 pm

The most recent Marvel Cinematic Universe theatrical release, ‘Thor: Love and Thunder,’ is currently available in theatres. The movie premiered on July 8. The fourth instalment of the Thor film series occurs after ‘Avengers: Endgame’ has concluded. Thor (Chris Hemsworth) must reassemble a team to stop Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale) from eliminating all […]

MSU’s Protégé Empowers Women With Lotus Options

July 9, 2022 1:14 pm

Even though it may be called “Operation Lotus,” this undertaking is far removed from political consequences. An MSU PhD scholar’s research has made it possible to extract fibre from lotus stems and blend it with other natural fibres to make an eco-friendly, soft, breathable and anti-bacterial fabric. And now she is training women to do […]

Trigger Wary Japan Plunged In Grief Over Abe Assassination

July 9, 2022 1:01 pm

Japan is a country where gun regulations are strict and shootings are exceedingly rare. Abe, who resigned due to health issues in 2020, was fatally shot in broad daylight Friday while speaking at a campaign rally in the city of Nara. The police detained a suspect and retrieved a gun at the scene that appears […]

Freshii To Percy: Food Chain Founders Nourish Restaurant Biz With New App

July 9, 2022 11:43 am

What started as an experiment to solve short staffing issues at Toronto-based Freshii, has turned out to be the global way to go. Freshii’s “virtual cashiers” make $3.75 an hour as compared to the regular $15 (CAD). But the business is thriving. Toronto-based fast-casual brand Freshii is known for its health-forward offerings available across its […]

The Doctor's Tried To Save Shinzo Abe For Five Hours After Being Shot

July 8, 2022 9:44 pm

After the former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe got shot in Nara, the doctors attempted to save him for nearly five hours. However, he didn’t survive, and according to the hospital, he had a “wide gaping hole in the heart”. Around 11.30 am, Shinzo Abe, 67, was speaking during a campaign rally in the […]

Mommy Of Musk's Twins Has An Indian Mother; Tesla Man Now Sire To Nine Kids

July 8, 2022 4:36 pm

Ever since it was revealed that Tesla chief Elon Musk secretly fathered twins with a top executive of the billionaire’s Neuralink company, there have been speculations swirling around on the identity of the woman, with whom Musk had an affair. The woman has now been identified as Shivon Zilis. She is believed to have given […]

Chinese Sites Hail Abe Attacker As "Hero"

July 8, 2022 4:10 pm

The world has reacted with shock over the “reprehensible” attack on Abe. However, it is learnt that some Chinese nationalists celebrated the assassination . Moments after Abe was shot during a campaign speech in western Japan, some Chinese nationalists celebrated the incident on Weibo, which is China’s Twitter-like microblogging site. They hailed the attacker as […]

Maldives Floating City; The First Of Its Kind

July 8, 2022 4:06 pm

The Maldives has generally been an ideal tropical escape, and this was especially true during the pandemic. Last year, with 1.3 million travellers, tourism almost returned to the pre-pandemic status, compared to 1.7 million travellers in 2019. And now that sea levels are rising, the country with the lowest global elevation might have a solid […]

Come July 12 And Space Is Full Of Possibilities

July 8, 2022 3:40 pm

On July 12, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will release its first scientific images, raising the curtain on a new era in astronomy.Among crucial areas that the $10 billion telescope will help understand, are: 1) Detecting Light from the First Galaxies and Planets formed after the Big Bang: Ever since the Big Bang, the […]

Brazilian Model Army Volunteer Killed in Russian Missile Strike

July 8, 2022 11:55 am

A Brazilian model who volunteered to fight for Ukraine was killed in a Russian missile strike, according to local media reports. Thalita do Valle, a 39-year-old former model, had just been in Ukraine for three weeks. She had joined the sniper squad. On June 30, a Russian missile struck the Kharkiv region when Valle, along […]

Jabeur: First African, First Arab Woman To Reach Any Grand Slam Final

July 8, 2022 10:37 am

Tunisian tennis player Ons Jabeur’s trailblazing took her all the way into the Wimbledon 2022 final after triumphing 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 over Tatjana Maria in a 1-hour, 43-minute semifinal clash, Thursday. With the win, Jabeur becomes the first Tunisian, first Arab and first African woman to reach a Grand Slam final in the Open Era. […]

BoJo's Indian Connect Trails Road To Khushwant Singh

July 7, 2022 8:30 pm

Pic: Marina with half-cousin Rahul; (Left) With BoJo British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will probably remain the first British premiere to have a strong Indian connection. His estranged second wife, Marina Wheeler, whom he married in 1993, has an ethno-Indian mother. Dip Singh has been a distinguished British media name. Dip had previously been married […]

History At Play: First Arab Woman VS Oldest Ever At Wimbledon Semi

July 7, 2022 7:43 pm

Pic: (Left) The Tunisian Jabeur; (Right) The German Maria Ons Jabeur scripted history by becoming the first Arab woman to have reached the Grand Slam semi-finals. The Tunisian player beat Marie Bouzkova 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the quarterfinals, Tuesday. “It means a lot,” said 27-year-old Jabeur, who is ranked No. 2 in the world. “I […]

Gujarat Police Starts An Inquiry; Pakistani Citizens With Adhaar And Voter IDs

July 7, 2022 6:40 pm

After six Pakistani citizens were issued voter IDs and ten got Adhaar Cards in the Mehsana district, the Gujarat Police ordered an inquiry. The Superintendent of Police (SP) Achal Tyagi issued the order. “Through an application, Mehsana A division police station has also been informed. “During the primary inquiry, if any Pakistani citizen is found […]

Bond Sealed With What3Words; Wedding By "I Do"

July 7, 2022 6:35 pm

Not that any proof was needed to endorse the mundane “times have changed” statement but this one begs for it. Consider this: a same-sex couple meet on a dating app, find each other in a crowded London event by what3words, is separated by the pandemic and are finally united in holy matrimony! That’s the story […]

It's Kailash Kher's Birthday! Let's Take A Look At The Artist's Top 10 Songs

July 7, 2022 6:05 pm

When Kailash Kher sings, he gets lost in a unique musical realm, carrying the listeners with him. Today, on his birthday, let’s look at a few of the singing legend’s melodies. As it isn’t easy to rate his songs, we have tried to list ten of his most beloved songs here. Allah Ke Bande- The […]

Kejriwal, Chadha Attend CM Mann's Private Wedding Affair

July 7, 2022 4:10 pm

Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann married Dr Gurpreet Kaur from Haryana’s Kurukshetra, in a private ceremony at his home in Chandigarh, earlier today. The regular band, bajaa, baraat were missing but the festivities seemed intact. Visuals on television and Twitter showed Mann and his bride dressed in red at the Anand Karaj ceremony. Aam Aadmi […]

Husband Arrested For Killing And Hiding Wifes' Body For 40 Days

July 7, 2022 4:09 pm

On Tuesday, the police arrested a man for reportedly killing his wife, and hiding her body for 40 days in Surendranagar underneath a pile of stones in a deserted area. Ranjan Ben Odakhia, residing in Daldi village under Vinchhiya taluka of Rajkot district, since March 31, had gone missing. Rajesh Odakhia, Ranjan’s husband, had lodged […]

"Sound Of Music" Once Again With Julie Andrews

July 7, 2022 3:53 pm

Pic: (L-R) Debbie Turner, Angela Cartwright, honouree Julie Andrews, Nicholas Hammond, Kym Karath and Duane Chase attend the AFI Life Achievement Award in June The famous “Sound of Music” and “Mary Poppins” star, Julie Andrews, was recently felicitated with AFI’s 48th Life Achievement Award. To celebrate her journey in filmdom, the Von Trapp siblings, along […]

Technical Malfunction Hits Vistara And Indigo

July 7, 2022 3:27 pm

On Wednesday, Indigo, the country’s largest carrier, and Vistara Aircraft, the joint venture between Tata Sons and – Singapore Airlines, encountered technical malfunctioning incidents. Vistara aircraft on its way from Bangkok experienced an engine failure after landing, but the passengers and crew deplaned safely. The officials reported that Indigo’s Raipur-Indore flight cabin crew observed smoke […]

Boris Johnson To Resign

July 7, 2022 2:35 pm

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has been under a lot of pressure after the near-collapse of his government, has finally set to resign. Since Tuesday, 40 ministers and aides, including three 3 cabinet ministers have resigned from the government, and more people have continued to leave. Yesterday many senior cabinet members gathered at Downing […]

Season 7, July 7: Koffee Date With Ranveer-Alia

July 6, 2022 8:46 pm

“Koffee With Karan” is all set with freshly-brewed episodes of Season 7. The show is known to take viewers on a sneak peek into the lives of the rich and famous. The inaugural episode, July 7, will feature Rocky Aur Rani aka Alia and Ranveer from Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani. The teaser was […]

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Najma Heptullah, Arif Mohammad Khan, Amarinder In Vice-Presidential Race

July 6, 2022 8:34 pm

Former Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh is the fourth candidate to jump into the vice-presidential race, even as there are intense speculations that any of the three Muslim names from the NDA, outgoing union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan and former union minister Najma Heptullah could make it the post. […]

Netizens Divided Over Hauling Food Delivery Apps For Higher Rates

July 6, 2022 8:17 pm

Life changed when just about everything could be ordered in. So much so that going out for a meal is now restricted to special occasions. For the usual change from home-cooked meals, it is usually a Zomato or Swiggy delivered parcel. Not entirely oblivious of a “hidden cost” of the delivery, not many would have […]

IIT Madras Research Group Develops AI-Based Cancer-Predicting Tool

July 6, 2022 8:00 pm

A research group from IIT Madras developed an AI-based tool that can predict cancer-causing genes in a person. Doctors can devise personalised treatment strategies using the new tech. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, research group has named this tool PIVOT. They have designed it to foretell the presence of cancer-causing genes from a sample. They […]

Suga Comforted Jimin After Cold Shoulder From Background Dancers

July 6, 2022 7:53 pm

A new Bangtan episode that just aired reveals the making-of video for BTS’ Grammy performance. BTS gave a live performance at the Grammys this year, but it wasn’t smooth sailing. The group faced its fair share of difficulties, including Jin’s injured hand, J-Hope and Jungkook’s Covid-19 testing and recovery. However, the group gave one of […]

DGCA Asks SpiceJet To Explain Incidents That Compromised Safety

July 6, 2022 7:21 pm

The DGCA has demanded SpiceJet an explanation after an unusually high number of incidents involving their aeroplanes. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has identified significant flaws in SpiceJet operations. The notice includes operating flights with degraded safety margins, poor internal safety oversight, and vendor late payments resulting in a shortage of spare parts […]

CM Mann To Tie Knot For Second Time

July 6, 2022 5:07 pm

CM Bhagwant Mann is all set to marry Dr Gurpreet Kaur, Thursday, July 7. The close private ceremony is expected to be solemnised at his residence. The 48-year-old comedian-turned-CM’s bride is from Sangrur. Various media reports suggest that Mann’s mother and sister have chosen Kaur. For Mann, this is his second marriage. His first wife, […]

Leopard Attacks An 80-Year-Old Woman Near Gir Wild Life Sanctuary

July 6, 2022 4:59 pm

A leopard near the Gir Wildlife Sanctuary attacked an 80-year-old visually impaired woman in Gujarat’s Amreli district. According to the forest officials, the victim, Shantaben, was sleeping in her hut late on Tuesday. After hearing her cries, the villagers from the outskirts of Jabal village in Savarkundla taluka rushed for her help. But it was […]

Holocaust Mastermind Adolf Eichmann's Tapes Released; Two Films To Follow

July 6, 2022 4:20 pm

A new drama on the execution of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann is heading to Jerusalem Film Festival, where it will make its Israeli debut this month. The Jerusalem Film Festival will take place July 21-31. The Hebrew-language feature “June Zero,” which recently premiered in the Czech Republic, is set in the days leading up […]

Zimbabwe To Mint Gold Coins To Control Inflation

July 6, 2022 3:32 pm

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe will soon start selling gold coins this month as a store of value to tame inflation. RBZ Guv John Mangudya issued a statement, Monday, stating that the coins will be available for sale onwards July 25 in local currency, U.S. dollars and other foreign currencies at a price based on […]

Macau Gripped By Covid Again; Shuts Down Grand Lisboa

July 6, 2022 2:32 pm

With infections spreading rapidly in the world’s biggest gambling hub, Macau has locked down one of the city’s most famous hotels, the Grand Lisboa, after more than a dozen COVID-19 cases were found there, Tuesday. At least 16 other buildings across the special Chinese administrative region are also under restrictions with no one allowed to […]

Walt Disney To Lose Exclusive Rights Over Mickey?

July 6, 2022 2:07 pm

Come 2024 and things might change vis-à-vis Disney and Mickey Mouse. According to US Copyright Laws, 95 years is the length of time an anonymous or pseudo-anonymous body of artistic work receives protection. Mickey is Disney’s most well-known character, serving as brand’s mascot ever since his introduction in 1928′s Steamboat Willie. While the style and […]

IIMA Survey Finds Inflation Expectations Tapering off

July 6, 2022 1:42 pm

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad conducted the 61st round of business inflation expectations survey (BIES) in order to predict the amount of slack in the economy by asking a panel of business leaders about their inflation expectations in the short and medium-term. Released on July 5, the BIES says “there are early signs of […]

Genetic Engineering Milestone: Mice Cloned Using Freeze-Dried Cells

July 6, 2022 1:36 pm

Pic: Professor Teruhiko Wakayama explains the process Scientists at Japan’s University of Yamanashi have successfully produced cloned mice using freeze-dried cells in a technique they believe could one day help conserve species and overcome challenges with current biobanking methods. The United Nations has warned that extinctions are accelerating worldwide and at least a million species […]

Udaipur Murder: ATS Questions People From Mutual WhatsApp Groups

July 6, 2022 1:29 pm

The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has started investigating a few people from Ahmedabad. Reportedly members of a WhatsApp group with a person involved in the Udaipur murder conspiracy. The National Investigating Agency (NIA) is handling the problem concerning the murder of Udaipur over his support for Nupur Sharma. NIA revealed the presence of a WhatsApp […]

Earth's Souvenir In Space: Fingertips On A Canvas

July 6, 2022 12:53 pm

Scientists have decided to send a unique fingerprint painting in the Euclid spacecraft which is set for launch in 2023. This European Space Agency mission, which is aimed at exploring the evolution of the universe by the help of 3D mapping, will have the painting as a representation of human civilisation. The artist – Lisa […]

Service Charge Ends; Servers Left At Mercy Of Tips

July 6, 2022 12:33 pm

The Indian government’s decision to do away with service charges at restaurants will make restaurant bills lighter. However, that does not come as good news for employees of the industry who look forward to tips as a supplement to their low incomes. Servers, waiters, kitchen staff and cleaners will be directly impacted by the decision […]

Emirates Airbus A380 Flew 14 Hours With a Hole On Its Side

July 6, 2022 11:55 am

After a tire ruptured and damaged its exterior, an Emirates passenger jet flew for over 14 hours with a big hole in its side. According to sources, the passengers heard a loud bang 45 minutes after the Airbus A380-800 left Dubai for Brisbane on Friday. The pilot instantly contacted the Brisbane airport requesting to meet […]

Myrkl; A Hangover Prevention Pill On Sale In UK

July 5, 2022 8:24 pm

A prevention pill for a hangover is on sale in the UK. Alleged by the company to give the consumer a clear head in the morning after a night out. Buyers can purchase thirty Myrkl supplements online for £30. For best results, the consumer should take two tablets one hour before drinking.According to scientists, it […]

NPPA Fixes Cost Of 84 Medicine Formulations

July 4, 2022 8:12 pm

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), a regulatory agency under the Union Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, has fixed the retail prices of 84 basic drug formulations utilised in treating different diseases.In a notification by the NPPA to the pharmaceutical companies, they strictly advised them to follow the prices. Further warned that failing to do […]

AAP Inducts 6,998 Party Workers In Gujarat Show Of Strength

July 3, 2022 9:19 pm

In Gujarat for a two-day assessment and prep work of ground realities before the Assembly elections in December, Delhi chief minister and AAP leader addressed a massive gathering of party workers at Naroda Mewada Green Party Plot in Ahmedabad, Sunday. Among his big ticket assurance was the promise of free electricity in Gujarat. “If the […]

WFH Or Regular Normal? Musk's Comments Open Debate

July 3, 2022 8:54 pm

Over the past few weeks, the debate on remote work has become more intense. Tesla CEO Elon Musk told employees they could continue their hybrid work arrangements if they spend at least 40 hours a week in the office. This was, of course, a tongue-in-cheek way of telling employees they wouldn’t be working from home […]

Maharashtra: Operation Lotus Ends, Aarey Story Restarts

July 3, 2022 8:15 pm

As the BJP-Eknath Shinde alliance assumed power in Maharashtra on June 30, the Aarey Forest controversy resurfaced. The relocation of a metro car shed was, in fact, one of the first decisions that the new government enforced. However, this story goes back two-and-a-half years.  A protest, supported by AAP and the Shiv Sena, was held […]

Heavy Rainfall In Saurashtra; Four Dead

July 3, 2022 8:05 pm

The continuous 24-hour rainfall on Saturday witnessed the death of four people in Saurashtra.On Friday evening, two labourer children’s bodies were discovered near a lake in the industrial area of Shapar-Veraval, bordering Rajkot.Arjun Bariya and his brother Ashwin, aged 5 and 9 respectively, from Madhya Pradesh, were ragpickers, went to waste collection on Thursday and […]

Aaditya Clarifies: "We Locked The Sena Office"

July 3, 2022 7:21 pm

Pic: At a press meet later in the day, Aaditya Thackeray clarifies the incident Ahead of the two-day special session of the Maharashtra Assembly beginning Sunday morning, the Shiv Sena legislative party office at the Vidhan Bhavan in Mumbai was found sealed with a notice. A white paper was stuck with a plastic tape on […]

Three Spies Caught In Rajasthan Border Working For Pakistan Intelligence

July 3, 2022 7:18 pm

On Saturday, the intelligence wing of Rajasthan police arrested three people on the charge of espionage for Pakistani intelligence agencies. Three of the 23 individuals detained during a special operation in border areas like Sri Ganganagar, Hanumangarh, and Churu districts were the targeted of the action. Umesh Mishra, director general of police (intelligence), said on […]

BJP National Executive Meet Ends; PM Calls Hyderabad "Bhagyanagar"

July 3, 2022 5:19 pm

With Maharashtra in its kitty, the BJP has consolidated its position in the south-western region. It is now eyeing the South, especially Telangana, where Sunday marked Day 2 of the BJP’s national executive meet. Hyderabad was all decked up for the mega event. The BJP’s foray into the Telangana Rashtra Samithi bastion was addressed by […]

Athar Amir Khan, IAS Tina Dabi's Ex-Husband Is Getting Married Again

July 3, 2022 4:28 pm

Athar Amir Khan, the second topper in the 2015 UPSC batch and the former spouse of Tina Dabi, an IAS, is getting married again. Khan and Dr Mehreen Qazi, his future bride, exchanged rings, and Khan shared a photo of the two on social media with the hashtag #engagement.Additionally, Dr Mehreen posted a picture of herself and […]

Typhoon Eye In South China Sea; Ship Snaps In Two

July 3, 2022 3:10 pm

Typhoon Chaba hit Guangdong Province in China at about 3 pm, Saturday. Several flights were cancelled and businesses were closed due to strong winds and torrential rain. And now, images have surfaced of the rescue of sailors from a sinking ship snapped in two by the strong waves created by Typhoon Chaba in the South […]

ISS, Hubble & Webb: Your Space Guide To July 12 Countdown

July 3, 2022 2:20 pm

Pic: James Webb (behind) and the Hubble (bottom right) To begin with: Ever wondered how we get weather updates or use GPS tracking? How traffic on highways is reflected on your smartphone? Very simply put, satellites are put into sky to snap, record and relay the information to Earth. The images and info they document […]

Case Filed Against Kapil Sharma For Breach Of Contract In 2015

July 3, 2022 1:20 pm

A lawsuit against comedian and actor Kapil Sharma for breaching the contract for his North America tour in 2015 was filed by a company named Sai Inc. According to Amit Jaitly, a renowned promoter of shows in North America, Kapil signed and paid for the shows but had failed to perform at one of the […]

Tangy & Tested: Achaars Pack In More Than Just Taste

July 3, 2022 11:30 am

Pickles and chutneys are integral to Indian culinary tradition. The recipes may vary but pickles remain the source of adding in the sour/tangy-spicy element to food. In some parts of India, as in Punjab, boiled seasonal vegetables are sometimes tossed in oil tempered with spices and flavours. Down South, a paste of curry leaves with […]

Supercomputer One Click Away With Gujju Boys' Gizmo: Volvere Vibe

July 2, 2022 8:00 pm

Volvere Vibe, launched on June 12, 2022, can turn any computer into a supercomputer with a single click. Ankit Shah and Abhi Savadiyawala are alumni of Charusat University, and they invented this revolutionary product. Students and researchers can use it to access high-end computer powers. Currently, the cost of supercomputers is expensive, due to which […]

Amraiwadi Murder Involving Four People

July 2, 2022 7:07 pm

On Friday night, a 20-year-old man named Lovlesh Parmar was murdered by four people, including a woman. The incident took place in the Amraiwadi area of Ahmedabad district of Gujarat. The police have filed a complaint against the accused connected to the killing. The murder has turned out to be a fallout of the killing […]

During Monsoon Brighten Up Your Wardrobe , Says Amdavadi Fashionistas

July 2, 2022 3:27 pm

Fashion is a style statement. The way one dresses speaks a lot about the personality, the identity of the individual, his or her beliefs and choices. Dressing “season appropriate,” however, cannot be overlooked. Even if one cannot go wrong with a LBD (low black dress) for a formal evening, it might not work out for […]

Netflix Crashes Minutes After "Stranger Things" Release

July 1, 2022 7:36 pm

This Friday (July 1) morning, saw Netflix crash for a few minutes after the premiere of “Stranger Things” (season 4 volume 2). Ever since, Twitter users had a field day sharing memes and jokes about the sudden crash. As millions of fans eagerly waited for the streaming giant to fix the technical glitch, a battle […]

North Korea Battles First Outbreak Of Covid; Blames "Alien Things"

July 1, 2022 4:09 pm

North Korea has traced the origin of its Covid outbreak from “people touching alien things” near the South Korean border. In fact, the country is now battling its first outbreak of Covid infections, declaring a state of emergency in May after two years of enforcing tight restrictions to prevent the virus from entering the country. […]

Amazon To "Respect Local Rules" And Block LGBTQ Search In UAE

July 1, 2022 3:44 pm

Bowing to pressure, Amazon has restricted search results and inventory related to LGBTQ+ topics and products in the United Arab Emirates. A number of books related to the community have been removed from sale in the UAE. Additionally, search results for 150 plus keywords including broad terms like “LGBTQ”, “Pride” and targeted searches like “transgender […]

ABBA Once Again; Icons Re-Unite For Encore

July 1, 2022 2:35 pm

They ruled the 1960s and 19670s and now four decades later, iconic Swedish group ABBA has reunited for the first time in public. The legendary members Agnetha Faltskog, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Reuss came together for a virtual-yet-live performance of their album “Voyage” at the ABBA arena in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park […]

Uddhav Thackeray: Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears The Crown

July 1, 2022 1:01 pm

Uddhav Thackeray is known to be a genteel man who insists on polite courtesies. He was hailed at one point for his photography skills and did indeed branch off into an advertising business. It was Uddhav’s cousin, Raj, the more aggressive, who was expected to be the political heir. But he branched off with his […]

Scientists Begin Countdown To July 12 Date With Webb Images

June 30, 2022 9:18 pm

Ahead of NASA’s release of the James Webb Space Telescope’s first full-colour images and spectroscopic data on July 12, we may finally have hints of what the first few operational images will look like. The first pictures from the $10 billion-dollar deep-space observatory will include “the deepest image of our universe that has ever been […]

Salmonella Outbreak At World's Largest Chocolate Factory

June 30, 2022 8:32 pm

The world’s largest chocolate factory, Callebaut at Wieze in Belgium, has shut down after a salmonella outbreak. It identified lecithin, an emulsifier routinely used in making chocolates, as the source of the contamination. The factory produces liquid chocolate in wholesale batches for 73 clients, such as Hershey, Mondelez, Nestle and Unilever. There have been no […]

iPhone Turns 15; Apple's Annual Re-Invent Policy Pays Off

June 30, 2022 7:37 pm

June 30 marks 15 years since Apple released what’s arguably its flagship device: the iPhone. A decade and a half later, there are few products that have managed to reach a similar level of brand recognition. Announced to an eager audience in 2007, the iPhone has revolutionised how we communicate and even how we live […]

Vivek Phansalkar Is Mumbai's New CP; Sanjay Pandey Retires

June 30, 2022 3:24 pm

Pic: Vivek Phansalkar (left) and Sanjay Pandey (right) Amidst all the hurly-burly of Maharashtra’s politics, comes a new commissioner of Mumbai Police. The state Home department has appointed 1989-batch IPS officer Vivek Phansalkar as the new commissioner of the Mumbai Police as Sanjay Pandey is scheduled to retire Thursday. Phansalkar had earlier held important posts […]

Mass Lay Off At Byju's; Pandemic Induced Bubble Bursts?

June 30, 2022 2:42 pm

In a bid to recalibrate business priorities, Byju’s has opted the downsizing route. The online education provider has allegedly laid off 2,000 employees across its group companies as the unicorn looks to mitigate the effects of slowing demand after two years of hypergrowth, according to Indian media reports. The Byju Raveendran-led edtech platform has laid […]

Does Anxiety Seek Relief In Smoking?

June 30, 2022 2:16 pm

Anxiety works in different ways. For some, it signals stress and panic disorders while for some, it leads to seeking relief in physical work-outs, creative pursuits, or even binge eating. However, medics warn against the puffs that some resort to as a therapeutic activity. According to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey India, 2016-17, about 267 […]

Singer Kelly Gets 30 Years In Prison For Multiple Sexual Abuse

June 30, 2022 1:45 pm

R&B singer R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually abusing women, girls and boys, almost 20 years after first facing allegations. The 55-year-old was found guilty on all nine charges he faced, and the punishment was announced by Judge Ann Donnelly in the Brooklyn federal court. “The verdict is in: R. […]

Nalin Pandya Becomes First Gujarati Invited To Oscars Awards Panel

June 30, 2022 10:48 am

Filmmaker Nalin Kumar Pandya has been invited to join the Oscars Awards committee. This makes him the first Gujarati to have figure in the esteemed list of jurists. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the body that represents Oscars. According to the official website: “The Academy has extended invitations to 397 artistes […]

Bangalore- A Startup Hub, India To Have 122 Unicorns In 2-4 Years: Report

June 30, 2022 10:16 am

The Hurun Research Institute on Tuesday identified 122 future Unicorns in India from 25 cities as a part of the ASK Private Wealth Harun India Future Unicorn Index 2022. According to the list, Bengaluru is still the unicorn capital of India, with 46 unicorns, followed by Delhi NCR and Mumbai, which have 25 and 16 […]

Pandya Trolled For Hurling Abuses At Ishan, Harshal

June 29, 2022 8:23 pm

Even though India won both T20I with Hardik Pandya as series captain, the victory has come with a bitter taste in the mouth. Pandya has landed himself in the middle of a controversy after a video went viral on social media from the 2nd T20I where the Indian skipper can be heard abusing his teammates […]

Kartik Aaryan Shares Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 Success With Fans

June 29, 2022 7:13 pm

Kartik Aaryan, the star of the movie Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, is soaring with the current box office numbers of the film in theatres. At 230 crores, on its day forty-two, from its opening number on the first weekend of 23 crores.The actor, with his co-stars, successfully captured the audience’s attention in the cinemas. The film […]

BTS Leader Opens Up About Future Plans And Work-Life Balance

June 29, 2022 6:51 pm

RM, the K-pop sensation and BTS leader, announced his future plans after the BTS hiatus, and fans cannot hold it back. Better known as Kim Nam-joon, the rapper talked about his journey from being a hip-hop lover to making his debut as a K-pop star. However, his plans sway a bit farther away from the […]

Space Junk Hits The Moon; Double Craters Snapped By Orbiter

June 29, 2022 6:22 pm

An unusual double crater has been spotted on the Moon after an object crashed landed on the lunar surface earlier this year. NASA says the twin crater is the result of a rocket body colliding with the rocky surface, but the precise identity of that rocket currently remains a mystery. The rocket hit the Moon […]

29 June: National Statistics Day Celebrating Prof PC Mahalanobis

June 29, 2022 4:21 pm

Recognising the contributions of late Professor Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in statistics and economic planning, the Government of India designated to celebrate the birth anniversary, 29 June, as National Statistics Day. By marking this day, the government aims to create public awareness, especially among the young generation, so that they can get inspired by the life […]

Move Over Farsan, Global Desi Is The Munch Word Now

June 29, 2022 3:56 pm

Three in five snacks sold in India are Western. Overall, the organized Indian snacks market stands at ₹41,000 crore. But the desi namkeen segment has been losing out on their market too due to four factors: flavours, pricing, consistent availability and convenience of buying of Western brands. India’s traditional snacks have lost their market share […]

UK Socialite Ghislaine Maxwell Gets 20 Years In Jail For Sex Trafficking

June 29, 2022 2:55 pm

Ghislaine Maxwell was handed a 20-year prison sentence by a court in New York on Tuesday for helping Jeffrey Epstein in sexually abusing girls. The Manhattan federal court announced the judgement after a long-drawn case, and this means that the 60-year-old will be spending a majority of her remaining life in prison. Maxwell, who is […]

Two Indian Women Held For "Packing In" 109 Live Wild Animals

June 29, 2022 1:53 pm

Wildlife officials at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok, arrested two Indian women after 109 live wild animals were found in their baggage before they boarded a plane to India, Monday. Sathon Khong-ngern, chief of the wildlife checkpoint at Suvarnabhumi, said the animals were found when officials X-Rayed the two suitcases. The duo stand charged with smuggling animals. […]

Did You Know Vitamin D Is Actually A Hormone?

June 29, 2022 1:18 pm

Maintaining proper levels of vitamin D is crucial to overall health and wellness. Deficiency of the sunshine vitamin is correlated with more than 53 disease states, including breast cancer, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, and rheumatoid arthritis, as well as a host of mental health conditions. Vitamin D is often referred to as the “sunshine vitamin” because […]

Kajol, Reema, Suriya Invited To Oscars Award Panel

June 29, 2022 10:25 am

Bollywood star Kajol, South Indian actor-producer Suriya and filmmaker-writer Reema Kagti are among the 397 artists and executives to have received an invitation to join as members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. The list of new members was announced by the Academy, Tuesday. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences […]

Sawant Takes A Dig On BJP: Blames Party For Betraying Bal Thackrey

June 28, 2022 5:10 pm

As the political turmoil in Maharashtra coils more and more, Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant whipped the blame on Gujarat BJP. He accused the party of betraying Bal Thackrey, who supported the party after the 2002 riots. According to Sawant, the Bharatiya Janata Party staged the rift within the Shiv Sena members that led to […]

4 People Arrested For Blackmailing A Gay Man In Gujarat

June 28, 2022 1:53 pm

A 21 year old had downloaded a gay chatting app on his phone a few days ago and what further came was pure harassment and torture. A person on the app asked him to meet at KKV Chowk on Sunday noon. He agreed to meet and when they met, the person took him into a […]

Rajeev Chandrasekhar: ‘Startup’ Is Not a Fashion These Days, But The New Normal

June 28, 2022 10:00 am

Union Minister of State for Electronics, IT, Skill Development, and Entrepreneurship Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Monday attended top institutes of Gujarat. In one of his interactions he said, “Startups are the new normal emerging from deep structural changes in the Indian economy, not just fashion.” He attributed the structural changes in the economy to the Narendra […]

Comet As Big As Mount Everest Marching Towards Earth

June 27, 2022 9:07 pm

A massive comet claimed to be bigger than Mount Everest, named C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS), is on its way toward Earth. However, making its close approach on July 14, the comet first seen in 2017 proposes no danger to Earth. According to theories by Astronomers, the C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS) has been travelling in a hyperbolic orbit. […]

Busan Eyes At World Expo 2030: Announces BTS As Ambassadors

June 27, 2022 8:43 pm

Global sensation BTS will be headlining an international concert as the ambassadors to support the South Korean bid to host the 2030 Busan Expo, announced HYBE, on June 24. The city of Busan has reportedly signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the BTS label to promote the Expo. According to reports, Busan, the second-largest […]

At Minister Vaghani’s Request, The Sarpanch Removes Her Veil

June 27, 2022 6:07 pm

Jitu Vaghani, minister for education in Gujarat, requested the sarpanch of Rantej village in North Gujarat’s Mehsana district, Meenaba Zala, to remove her veil before the congratulatory ceremony at an event. Meenaba is the first-ever female sarpanch of the village. Vaghani was attending the launch of annual school enrolment and ‘Kanya Kelavani’ schemes here. During […]

Harsh Sanghvi Applauds Efforts Of Judiciary In POCSO Cases

June 27, 2022 4:05 pm

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Home Minister Harsh Sanghvi praised the recent efforts of Gujarat police and judiciary with cases coming under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Addressing the Regional Consultative meeting of the Western Region on POSCO: Factors hindering the implementation and aspects of assistance of victims, Sanghvi, in his speech, said the […]

PM Modi In Germany: Emergency Remains A Black Spot On India's Democracy

June 26, 2022 10:51 pm

Pic: PM Modi interacts with the Indian diaspora in Munich PM Modi arrived in Munich, Sunday, on a two-day visit to Germany during which he will attend the G7 Summit. On the agenda are issues like energy, food security, counter-terrorism, environment and democracy with leaders of the powerful bloc and partner countries. “An early morning […]

All Eyes On Hardik's Captaincy Debut At Dublin Tonight

June 26, 2022 6:53 pm

This Sunday evening, India take on Ireland onwards 9 pm IST in the first T20I at The Village Stadium, Dublin. Hardik will lead India for the first time in his career. The men in blue stand to defend a 3-0 record against Ireland in T20I cricket The Pandya-led Indian team clashes against Ireland in two […]

MP Beat 41-Time Winner Mumbai To Clinch Ranji Trophy

June 26, 2022 4:58 pm

Sunday saw the Madhya Pradesh (MP) cricket team re-write history. Under the leadership of Aditya Shrivastava, the team defeated 41-time champions Mumbai by six wickets at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, to clinch their first-ever Ranji Trophy title. This was MP’s first Ranji Trophy final in 23 years. Back in the 1998-99 season, they were […]

Bypoll Results Today; SP Leading In Azamgarh, Rampur

June 26, 2022 11:55 am

Pic: Bypolls held in Agartala, June 24 Bypolls to three Lok Sabha and seven Assembly seats were held across six states Friday. Counting of votes began Sunday morning. The bypolls will help the poll panel fill up vacancies in the electoral college which elects the President of India. The Presidential election is due July 18. […]

Vatican Hails Abortion Ban; Biden, Obama Condemn End Of Rights

June 25, 2022 1:31 pm

The Vatican’s Academy for Life and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) applauded the US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that guaranteed the right to abortion. The Vatican department said in a statement that because life has “broad social significance” it cannot be protected just through […]

Rupee Closes At All Time Low 78.33 To $US

June 24, 2022 7:18 pm

The rupee on Friday slipped 1 paisa to close at its all-time low of 78.33 (provisional) against the US dollar. On a volatile trade day, the rupee started on Friday with gains but ended at its record low, marking the third day in a row of lifetime-low close. During the day, the currency witnessed an […]

PeeCee Turns Entrepreneur With "Sona Home"

June 24, 2022 4:24 pm

Priyanka Chopra Jonas has always thought of her brand “Sona” as a sum total of being Indian. Little wonder then that “Sona Home,” launched June 22, is a celebration of Indian colours, motifs and weaves. This home decorative line specialises in tableware, coffee mugs, cutlery, table linen, bar accessories and lamp shades for now. Plans […]

Epic & Rare: Five Planets Line-Up Till June End

June 24, 2022 3:36 pm

Maybe the planetary alignment is influencing Maharashtra’s political destiny but star gazers are definitely in for a major delight! In a rare planetary conjunction, five major planets namely, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, in our solar system will be visible brightly in a row onwards Friday. These planets can be seen through the naked […]

US Congresswoman Ilhan Tables Resolution Against India For Human Rights Violation

June 24, 2022 3:19 pm

Ilhan Omar, the Democratic Congresswoman from Minnesota, has introduced a resolution in the US House of Representatives condemning India for the alleged human rights violations, specifically those targeting Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Dalits, Adivasis and “other religious and cultural minorities.” Introduced in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, the resolution has been sent to the House […]

US Top Court Rules In Favour Of Guns In Public Places

June 24, 2022 12:03 pm

Pic: Protestors rally against the verdict, Thursday As the United States deals with the rise in gun violence amid a wave of shocking mass shootings, the country’s top court has ruled that Americans have the right to carry firearms in public. This landmark judgement will now prevent states from imposing restrictions, and gun control rules […]

Musk: Tesla Factories In US, Germany Losing Billions Of Dollars

June 24, 2022 11:14 am

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that the company’s new Germany and United States factories are ” gigantic money furnaces” which are “losing billions of dollars” due to battery shortages and China’s supply disruptions. The rigid COVID-19 restrictions under China’s zero-Covid policy have made it increasingly difficult for manufacturers. Talking to Tesla Owners of Silicon Valley, […]

PIO Dr Prabhakar Is Biden's Choice As Scientific Advisor

June 24, 2022 10:16 am

President Joe Biden has nominated Dr Arati Prabhakar as Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and assistant to the President on science and technology — which will propel the Indian-American scientist to a key White House position if the nomination is confirmed. This is the second PIO nomination in a week. […]

Political Storm Floods Rain Battered Assam; Hotel Stay Costs Rs 56 Lakhs For Seven Days

June 24, 2022 12:00 am

Till 48 hours ago, Assam was in the news for its devastating floods. Then suddenly the western political storm from Maharashtra took over the far-flung North-Eastern Assam. Thereon, floods and rains took a back seat while Eknath Shinde and his rebel camp assumed prime importance in capital city Guwahati’s five-star Radisson Blu Hotel. Local TMC […]

JK-Charlie's "Left And Right" To Debut Friday; ARMY Is Thrilled

June 23, 2022 6:09 pm

Almost a week after announcing his collaboration with BTS’ Jeon Jungkook, singer Charlie Puth has now shared a snippet from their upcoming music video “Left and Right.” The snippet shows “The Golden Maknae” of BTS and the “We Don’t Talk Anymore” singer having some fun!. Sharing the clip, Charlie also revealed: “Left and Right out […]

Week After Interest Rake Hike, US Talks About "Possible Recession"

June 23, 2022 5:14 pm

The head of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, has declared that US recession is “definitely a possibility” and cautioned that preventing one would primarily depend on circumstances beyond the Federal Reserve’s control. In his testimony to the Senate Banking Committee, the Fed chair acknowledged it was now harder for the central bank to control surging […]

Artemis Rocket Test Launch Aborted For Fourth Time; NASA Explains

June 23, 2022 4:43 pm

With just 29 seconds left on the clock for its rocket launch on Monday, NASA aborted a crucial test that would’ve been monumental in placing humans on the moon. Later, NASA attributed the lapse to a hydrogen leak within the rocket. SLS is NASA’s most powerful rocket ever, and it aims to take the first […]

All Of 27, Former Ms Brazil Dies After Being In Coma For Two Months

June 23, 2022 4:08 pm

Former Miss Brazil Gleycy Correia died at the age of 27 after suffering a brain haemorrhage and a heart attack following a routine operation to have her tonsils removed. According to the Independent, Ms Correia, who was crowned Miss United Continents Brazil in 2018, died at a private clinic on Monday. She had been in […]

US Swimmer Anita Sinks To Bottom Of Pool During Event; Rescued By Coach

June 23, 2022 3:28 pm

USA swimmer Anita Alvarez was rescued from the bottom of the pool by her coach Andrea Fuentes on Wednesday (June 22). The incident was reported from the solo free final at the 2022 FINA World Aquatics Championships, being held in Budapest, Hungary. Anita was at the centre of a dramatic episode after losing consciousness in […]

Medics Who Treated Maradona To Be Tried For Homicide

June 23, 2022 3:03 pm

A judge in Argentina has ordered “culpable homicide” (amounting to murder) trial against eight medical personnel for the death of football legend Diego Maradona. The family doctor and nurses who treated Maradona will be tried for alleged criminal neglect. Maradona,60, died in Buenos Aires in November 2020 while recovering from brain surgery for a blood […]

South Gujarat Welcomes The Much Awaited Monsoon

June 22, 2022 8:46 pm

It is raining heavily in most parts of Gujarat. The meteorological department has forecast heavy rains in South Gujarat on June 24 and 25. Heavy rain has hit Valsad, Umarpada, and Ambaji today. Farmers in the diocese have been happy with the excellent onset of rains. It has also rained heavily in rural Surat. Heavy […]

New And Rising Covid-19 Cases Reported In Gujarat

June 22, 2022 8:28 pm

In Gujarat, the number of cases of Covid-19 has doubled in a single day. In the last 24 hours, 407 new cases have been reported, and 190 people have recovered and returned to their homes. On the other hand, Covid-19’s recovery rate has also come down to 98.97 percent. There are 1741 active cases in […]

Mapping The BTS Success Story

June 22, 2022 7:08 pm

June 21 was World Music Day!! What better way to raise a toast to music than to hum down memory lane with the BTS!!  Despite the recently announced hiatus, the septet RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook keep ARMY engaged with regular posts and sneak peeks into their day. Here’s a look at […]

Choose Wisely, Stress Busters Hidden In Food Intake

June 22, 2022 6:28 pm

Stress Busters are not limited to doing things that take your mind off the preoccupation. It also extends to food. Certain foods are known to come fortified with chemicals that foster the “happy hormones” while lowering the levels of depression and anxiety triggering hormones. Remember, these are all physiological workings, and monitoring the food intake […]

Doctor Claiming Insurance For Treatment In His Hospital Wins 

June 22, 2022 6:05 pm

In a landmark judgment, a court in Gujarat ruled that a doctor was eligible to file for medical insurance for services provided in his hospital. In June 2021, Dr. Indravadan Shah, the petitioner, filed a complaint with the Consumer Protection Court alleging Niva Bupa Insurance had failed to pay a claim. Shah said in his complaint […]

Gujarat Police To Counsel Protestors On Agnipath Benefits

June 22, 2022 2:34 pm

The newly introduced Agnipath “Tour-Of-Duty” Scheme by the Government on June 14, has led to significant protests in various parts of the country, mainly in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, and Haryana. However, while protesters in many states are being charged with legal cases, the Gujarat government is taking a different route. The Home department has […]

KL Rahul in Germany for Treatment; Will Miss Fifth Test In England

June 21, 2022 4:54 pm

Indian cricketer KL Rahul is in Germany to address a groin injury. Expected to spend close to a month in the country, he will miss the series against South Africa and the upcoming Fifth test against England. It may be recalled here that due to the Covid-19 outbreak in 2021, the test was shelved at […]

Two Years On, Robert Pattinson Is Still "Most Attractive Man"

June 21, 2022 12:31 pm

If Amber Heard has the most beautiful face in the world according to science, the same algorithm has also declared Robert Pattinson as the “most attractive man in the world.” The 36-year-old British is known for starring in both big-budget and independent films. Pattinson has ranked among the world’s highest-paid actors. In 2010, Time magazine […]

HK's Floating "Jumbo Hotel" Sinks In South China Sea

June 21, 2022 12:07 pm

Hong Kong’s iconic floatel, “Jumbo Floating Restaurant,” capsized in South China Sea after encountering “adverse conditions.” In a Twitter post late Monday night, Aberdeen Restaurant Enterprises said that no crew members were injured. Prior to its sinking, the hotel was towed away by tugboats. This file photo taken on June 2, 2022 shows the Jumbo […]

Corporate Honchos Step In To Hire Agniveers; Netizens Troll Their Support

June 20, 2022 10:51 pm

A week almost since the Agnipath Scheme was announced and the country stands divided. The youth, to whom it caters, does not. The government which must act in favour of the majority, does. Even as brickbats are exchanged between the ruling BJP and the Opposition led by the Congress, protests and vandalism as a means […]

“Act Local. Think Global,” Says Duggubati

June 20, 2022 5:37 pm

For actor Rana Duggubati, local stories pitched on a unique peg are what makes success. “And if done correctly, India’s own stories have the potential to go global,” he adds.  The actor was speaking at a press conference over the weekend. Duggubati, best known for his stellar performance in epics such as Baahubali and Nene […]

Dark Horse Realme Gets Real; Stealth Pick Up During Pandemic

June 20, 2022 2:09 pm

Realme has reached the No. 3 position in India with about 600 million smartphone users. All within four years. Encouraged by its gains, Realme unveiled its first global flagship store in PM Modi’s home turf, Gujarat, earlier this month. The 13,000-square-foot space in Ahmedabad (Shyamal Cross) is part of Realme’s plan to become a premium […]

Ooty Shoot Completed : Suhana Khan and Khushi Kapoor Return to Mumbai

June 20, 2022 12:29 pm

Suhana Khan, Khushi Kapoor and Agastya Nanda will be making their acting debuts with Zoya Akhtar’s film “The  Archies “.  “And it is a wrap!”  After a two month shoot in Ooty, the hill station, the team has called for a wrap. Khushi Kapoor, daughter of the legendary Sridevi has declared the schedule wrap on […]

"Proof" Debuts At No.1 On Billboard Top 200

June 20, 2022 11:49 am

BTS is now the first, and the only Korean band ever to top the Billboard 200 with six different albums. While Proof is mainly an anthology album with old hits, it achieved the highest US sales of any album by a group in 2022.  Over 259,000 of the traditional album sales achieved by “Proof” were […]

2022 World Refugee Day: Grim Increase In Numbers

June 19, 2022 10:27 pm

Imagine having to desert the place you call home, tie your belongings in a little packet and run for life… Never to come back to the place you once knew as “home.” Then go through series of life-threatening passages before you finally make it to a refugee camp where each day only prolongs the trials […]

Regular Soldier vs Agniveer: Who Wins?

June 19, 2022 7:21 pm

The government unveiled Agnipath on Tuesday, June 14 — calling it a “transformative” scheme– for the recruitment of soldiers in the Army, Navy and the Air Force, largely on a four-year short-term contractual basis. Protesters are unhappy with the changes, particularly the length of service, no pension provisions for those released early, and the 17.5 […]

Chaos Reigns At London's Heathrow; Baggage Belt In Terminal 2 Fails

June 19, 2022 2:18 pm

Heathrow Airport is the UK’s largest and busiest airport. Hundreds of suitcases lay sprawled across the floor of London’s Heathrow airport after the baggage system in Terminal 2 faced a “technical issue” on Saturday. Frustrated passengers posted photos and videos of the chaotic sea of baggage on Twitter. Some users claimed that there was a […]

“Glad the reactions are positive” - Karan Malhotra on Ranbir Kapoor’s Look Being leaked online

June 19, 2022 12:22 pm

Shamshera, the upcoming film, whose campaigning begins next week, shall observe Ranbir Kapoor back at the screen after a respite of 4 years. The newlywed star was last seen in Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju in 2018. Merely hours after the poster of the film leaked online, Karan Malhotra, the film’s director reacted to the event. In […]

Is North Korea Hiding A "Mystery" Stomach Virus?

June 19, 2022 10:55 am

As the world still struggles to cope with challenges posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its after-effects, the sudden increase in monkey-pox cases emerged as another scare. Now, North Korea said Friday (June 17) that hundreds of families have fallen ill with an “unidentified” intestinal disease. The situation will put immense pressure on the […]

Rahul Gandhi Requests Party Members to Not Celebrate his Birthday Amid Protests

June 19, 2022 10:45 am

Congress Leader and Wayanad MP, Rahul Gandhi has urged his party workers and well-wishers to not throw any huge celebrations for his birthday on June 19. The reason behind this appeal is that the youth of the country are protesting against the Center’s Agni path scheme and hence, in order to show their support, Congress would stand […]

Jonas Bros To Get Their Star At Hollywood Walk Of Fame

June 19, 2022 10:21 am

Bollywood-turned-Hollywood star Priyanka Chopra Jonas donned her cheerleader cap as her husband Nick Jonas and brothers Kevin and Joe got honoured at the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Friday. The Selection Panel, made up of fellow “Walk of Famers” hand-picks a group of honorees each year that represent various genres of the entertainment world. The actress […]

Gangubai Poster For Restaurant Discount Faces Ire In Pakistan

June 19, 2022 9:51 am

This Pakistani restaurant is facing a huge backlash for the ad promotion in which they used a scene from Gangubai Kathiawadi featuring Alia Bhatt. The scene which shows Alia was used to promoting a 25% discount offer for men on Monday at the restaurant. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie is based on Hussain Zaidi’s book and […]

Neeraj Chopra Bags Gold With 86.69 At Kuortane Games

June 19, 2022 9:23 am

Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal at the Kuortane Games in Finland on Saturday with a best throw of 86.69m. Neeraj Chopra’s 86.69 first and final legal throw enough for gold. The wet, slippery conditions at Kuortane Games posed a challenge as Neeraj Chopra did slip once. The Olympic champion survived a seemingly-dangerous fall, braved […]

High Comeback Chances For Nadal At Wimbledon 2022

June 18, 2022 9:01 pm

Rafael Nadal announced on Friday that he intends to play Wimbledon this year despite concerns regarding his chronic foot injury. The Spaniard said that he will travel to London after positive training sessions this past week following the treatment he underwent on his foot in Barcelona. “My intention is to play Wimbledon, but it will […]

NASA's Perseverance Rover Snaps "Something Unexpected"

June 18, 2022 7:23 pm

NASA’s Perseverance rover is yet to find proof of life on Mars, but it has captured “something unexpected” on the red planet. The car-sized robot has found a silver object wedged between two rocks on the floor of the Jezero crater and surprisingly enough, it has nothing to do with Martians. The debris found is […]

Netflix Announces Squid Game Reality; Winner Gets $4.56 Mn Cash Prize

June 18, 2022 5:50 pm

Earlier this week, Netflix announced a reality competition series based on the hit show, “Squid Game.” The streaming service is offering a $4.56 million as the reward, which it says is the “largest cast and lump sum cash prize in reality TV history.” In a news release, Netflix said 456 players will enter “Squid Game: […]

Indian-Origin Nairita Is Commissioner Of Historic England

June 18, 2022 5:13 pm

Indian-origin architect and design advocate Nairita Chakraborty has been appointed to the prestigious role of Commissioner of Historic England, the public body championing the country’s historic environment and heritage. Ms. Chakraborty’s appointment was confirmed by the DCMS ministry alongside four others this week. Some of her iconic projects in London include Alexandra Palace, Tottenham High […]

Jimin Opens Up About Guilt On Weverse

June 18, 2022 2:22 pm

The one BTS member who is a regular with PDA for ARMY is Jimin. Not only do his posts open up about “still a long way to go,” he minces no words when it comes to pouring his heart out. Exactly what he did in the post Friday. The singer’s post relates to what was […]

Extinct Tortoise "Sprints" Back To Life

June 18, 2022 1:44 pm

A giant tortoise of the Chelonoidis phantasticus species was thought to be extinct 112 years ago, but a female was found on a Galápagos Island three years ago. The only known specimen of the species was discovered in 1906. Last week, after much research and study, Princeton researchers finally proved that the two specimens are […]

 Big B Takes a Trip Down the Memory Lane, Shares Picture of Fans in a “Mile Long” Queue

June 18, 2022 12:16 pm

Actor Amitabh Bachchan got all nostalgic as he shared a monochrome picture on Instagram of fans waiting in a long queue to book tickets for his film Don in 1978. He remarks in the caption “Kya din the woh bhi!! With 5 blockbusters in one year – Trishul, DON, Muqaddar ka Sikandar, Ganga ki Saugandh […]

“I can feel the change in him” - Shares Newly Wed Ranbir Kapoor’s Mom

June 18, 2022 12:09 pm

Neetu Kapoor is making a comeback to the industry after 9 years with her film JugJugg Jeeyo, (also starring Anil Kapoor, Kiara Advani, and Varun Dhawan) finally shared details about her son’s married life. Ranbir Kapoor, a prominent figure in Indian Bollywood finally tied the knot this April with Alia Bhatt, after dating her for 5 years. The wedding […]

Kit Harington To Star In New Thrones Sequel Only On HBO

June 17, 2022 7:36 pm

A ‘Game of Thrones‘ spin-off based on the fan-favorite character Jon Snow is in early development at HBO. Kit Harington is in talks to reprise his role in this live-action series. The plot revolves around the events after the Game of Thrones ending, presumed to be a cast-iron ending of the massively successful series. In […]

Gujarat Crosses 1000 Plus Mark In Covid Cases

June 17, 2022 4:18 pm

Gujarat has surpassed the thousand-plus mark in its 104-day records with 1,102 active COVID cases On Thursday. However, it is noteworthy that half of the cases are from Ahmedabad. For Ahmedabad city, the 113th daily tally was 113. On the other hand, the 110th day daily tally for the entire Gujarat was 228. It is […]

Sarees Drape Royal Ascot Ladies Day

June 17, 2022 1:32 pm

Hundreds of women, mostly doctors and bankers showed up at Britain’s most valued Royal Ascot race meeting, in traditional sarees, Thursday. Interestingly, Royal Ascot has long been associated with sartorial excellence and elegance and the dress code is firmly tied into this belief. The event is considered one of the highlights of the fashion calendar. […]

Indian-Origin Radha Iyengar Is Biden's Nominee For Pentagon Post

June 17, 2022 1:06 pm

US President Joe Biden nominated Indian-American Radha Iyengar Plumb to a top Pentagon position. Currently serving as the Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Ms Plumb was, on Wednesday, nominated to the post of Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment. Prior to her appointment as Chief of Staff, Ms. […]

Cosmetic Giant Revlon Files For Bankruptcy In US

June 17, 2022 12:41 pm

Cosmetics maker Revlon has filed for bankruptcy in the US, as it says supply chain disruptions have driven up the cost of raw materials for its products. The 90-year-old firm says it has also been struggling with supplier payments, inflation and labour shortages. In a court filing, the company said that supply chain disruptions had […]

Tesla Linked To 70% Car Crashes Involving Auto-Pilot

June 16, 2022 10:36 pm

A report by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration mentioned that out of 392 crashes, 273 were Tesla vehicles using Autopilot or the Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta. The report was made public June 15. The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) has attributed 392 crashes to self-driving and driver assistance technologies in the last ten […]

Juneteenth: The Newest US Public Holiday On June 19

June 16, 2022 5:18 pm

On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed into law Juneteenth National Independence Day. It will become the 12th legal public holiday, and the first new one signed into law since Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 1983 by President Ronald Reagan. The day marks the end of slavery in the US. What is Juneteenth? […]

French Law Mandates Lunch Away From Work

June 16, 2022 4:27 pm

While all countries and organisations mandate a clock-in and clock-out, not to forget the minimum hours of work, France is the only country where it is illegal to eat at your work station/ desk. The French labor code prohibits workers from eating lunch in the workplace. The lunch break, or “la pause déjeuner,” is now […]

Indeed It Is Pretty Bitter: RM On Hiatus Reaction

June 16, 2022 12:26 pm

I think the courage of wanting to be honest indeed always creates unnecessary misunderstanding and invites disasters RM aka Nam Joon On June 15, BTS announced a hiatus for the band. In simple words, there will be no group music or concerts. The septet, will however, shoot the Run episodes and focus on solo projects. […]

RoC Warns 1,552 Gujarat Firms For Noncompliance Of Law. Here’s why? 

June 16, 2022 11:33 am

The lure of the lucre of many a Gujarati entrepreneur often cares less to look at the long arm of the law. Dhandho is the bottom line here, not the mandatory legal paperwork. This explains why the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has issued a warning to as many as 1,552 companies in Gujarat for not […]

Gujarati-Origin UK Minister Priti Patel Trolled For New Immigration Strategy

June 15, 2022 3:42 pm

UK: Priti Patel, the Home Secretary of the United Kingdom, hails from a Ugandan-Gujarati background. However, Twitter trolled her bad for her court-approved decision to send illegal migrants to Rwanda. On June 11, the London High Court authorized her plan and allowed the first flight to proceed. However, on Wednesday, the European Court blocked the […]

Hubble Space Telescope Refracts Another Black Hole Image

June 14, 2022 7:04 pm

The Talking Point: Gravitational microlensing Something to do with Physics? Yes. Astrophysics. Why is it in the news? Gravitational microlensing recently discovered a black hole wandering aimlessly in space. It is so fast that it can travel from Earth to Moon in three hours. Is it coming our way? No. But these findings open a […]

Gujarat Govt Provides Police Security To Bharatsinh Solanki On Request

June 14, 2022 5:40 pm

The beleaguered veteran Gujarat Congress leader and former union minister, Bharatsinh Solanki, who quit active politics to take a sabbatical in early June, has been provided with an armed security guard following his application to the State Government that he had a threat perception from his estranged wife. Announcing his sabbatical on June 3, Solanki […]

Putin's Bodyguards Collect His Bodily Wastes To Hide Possible Truth?

June 14, 2022 3:13 pm

The Russia-Ukraine conflict has entered Day 110. But growing louder than the deafening sorties are murmurs about Russian president Vladimir Putin’s “ill-health.” Media across the West has been awash with reports about the 69-year-old President just being given “three years to live by doctors.” In the latest report, it is now alleged that his bodyguards […]

Rapper Anderson Was BTS Special Guest At Festa 2022

June 14, 2022 2:41 pm

BTS Festa is an event where BTS celebrate their debut anniversary with ARMY. The annual celebration includes many gifts, like new pictures, funny profiles, video content, special songs, radio programs, and more. BTS FESTA 2022 on June 13 marked the K-Pop group and Fandom’s ninth year together. To celebrate the occasion this year, the septet performed […]

India Second Most Polluted Country In The World

June 14, 2022 10:10 am

AQLI Report: Map showing most polluted countries in dark shades Globally, India is the second most polluted country preceded by Bangladesh, where life expectancy reduced by 6.9 years in 2020 due to poor air. Next comes Nepal (4.1 years), Pakistan (3.8 years) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (2.9 years). The findings were made public […]

To The Moon And Back: SSR Missed On His Second Death Anniversary

June 14, 2022 9:06 am

An actor to reckon with and a human being par excellence, Sushant Singh Rajput has clearly left behind a gaping breach in Bollywood. His versatility coupled with dancing prowess, not to forget the chocolate boy looks that not many in the Hindi film industry can don, is revisited by fans time and again through the […]

PM Modi To Hoist Pavagadh Temple Flag On June 18

June 13, 2022 11:18 pm

Come June 18 and PM Modi will pay a visit to Mahakali Mandir at Pavagadh. The re-furbished temple now dons a new look at an outlay of Rs 121 crore. The Prime Minister will also hoist the symbolic flag atop the renovated shikhar. Briefing on the same, Ashok Pandya, Trustee, Pavagadh Mandir Trust stated: “The […]

Report: 35% Of Surveyed Buildings In Gujarat Lack Use Permit

June 13, 2022 9:28 pm

A study conducted by the Gujarat Urban Development Department put forward its findings, Monday. The three-month sample survey covered 8,320 buildings – residential, commercial, high-rises, and special category buildings such as hospitals – across municipal corporations and nagarpalikas. Nearly 35% of the surveyed structures are without building-use (BU) permission, even as they remain in use, […]

Upcoming K-Dramas In June

June 13, 2022 9:12 pm

We are halfway through 2022, and K-dramas are already ruling our hearts with excellent plots. All Of Us Are Dead, Juvenile Justice, and Forecasting Love And Weather were a few popular series that firmly established themselves in mainstream entertainment worldwide. As we step into the year’s second half, we have a line-up of various exciting […]

Black Monday For Crypto, Hits Global All Time Low

June 13, 2022 4:35 pm

This seems to be a Black Monday for crypto. Market watchers woke up to a crypto all time low this year. The global market cap shrunk to $1.02 trillion from $1.10 trillion recorded June 12. The immediate trigger for the crypto crash appears to be a massive sell-off by investors amid heightened inflation fears. The […]

BTS And ARMY Sing "Happy Birthday," Videos Leaked Online

June 13, 2022 3:44 pm

Today, June 13, is a celebratory day for ARMY. BTS is celebrating nine years of their debut with the fandom, ARMY. The K-Pop members — RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook — came together to pre-record their for Mnet’s music show “M COUNTDOWN’” at Jangchung Arena. The pre-recording is being attended by 4,000 […]

Actor Shakti Kapoor's Son Siddhant Arrested For Drugs

June 13, 2022 3:08 pm

Acting on a tip-off late Sunday evening, the Bengaluru police raided Park Hotel on MG Road. The venue was hosting a RAVE (radical audio-visual experience) party and several youngsters were nabbed by the police for consuming drugs. Siddhant Kapoor was among those arrested Siddhanth Kapoor (38) was invited as a DJ at the party. He […]

Bye-Bye Internet Explorer. Welcome Microsoft Edge

June 13, 2022 1:11 pm

Come June 15 and Microsoft will retire Internet Explorer after 27 years. The web browser was first launched in 1995 as part of the add-on package Plus! for Windows 95 that year. While informing about the shut-down, Microsoft Edge Program Manager Sean Lyndersay said that the IE 11 desktop will go out of support on […]

BTS Turns 9; JKook Gifts ARMY "My You"

June 13, 2022 11:33 am

On June 13, the South Korean boyband BTS marks its 9-year-anniversary. To celebrate in unison with fans across the globe, the band’s youngest member Jungkook dropped a new title track, “My You,” dedicated to ARMY (fans). The announcement that Jungkook made on his social media space took fans by surprise with the latter expressing how […]

Gujarat Active Covid Count Now 778

June 12, 2022 9:34 pm

Gujarat saw a marginal dip in cases reported Sunday. As on June 12 morning, according to the PIB brief, 140 new cases were reported from the previous day. This was 14 less than the confirmed new 154 cases in the state detected on Friday. The highest number of cases (79) was reported from the city […]

Amit Shah In Gujarat; Harps On Rural Uplift For Self Reliance

June 12, 2022 6:35 pm

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on a day-long visit to Gujarat, Sunday, harped on rural development as the key factor to becoming self-reliant. He stressed on the need to uplift the rural sector to achieve the target of making India a $5 trillion economy. His day was portioned into three important events. In the morning, […]

BJP MLA Shares Police "Return Gift" Video

June 12, 2022 2:44 pm

After the Friday protests that rocked multiples states across India in a mass protest against former BJP leaders Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal, a hate video has now been tweeted by UP’s BJP MLA Shalabh Mani Tripathi. The short video captures the police unleashing its violence on 10 men, charged with being “alleged” rioters. The […]

IPL Media Rights Auction Begins; Seven Big Names In Fray

June 12, 2022 2:30 pm

The media rights auction of the Indian Premier League (IPL), one of the biggest sporting events in the world, went underway Sunday 11 am IST in Mumbai. The bidding is for the next cycle 2023-2027 from top broadcasters and over-the-top (OTT) players and is expected to spillover to Monday. With Amazon pulling out of race […]

News Channels Must Broker Peace, Not Fuel The Fire: Naseeruddin

June 12, 2022 11:20 am

In an interview to a news portal, veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah chose to speak up. “Unfortunately, India is going through something that has been deliberately engineered. We stand out for unity in diversity. In recent times, however, vendetta politics has stifled the democratic and secular weave of our country,” stated the seasoned Shah. His comments […]

AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: India Beat Afghanistan 2-1

June 11, 2022 11:52 pm

A stunning goal from talisman Sunil Chhetri and an injury-time strike from Sahal Abdul Samad powered India to a 2-1 victory over Afghanistan in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers in Kolkata late Saturday evening. India will now play their final game of the qualifiers against Hong Kong on June 14. The win helped India consolidate […]

Sainik School Balachadi Gets New Principle

June 11, 2022 9:03 pm

Group Captain Ravinder Singh and Colonel Shreyash N Mehta exchanged batons at Jamnagar’s Sainik School Balachadi as  Colonel Shreyash N Mehta took over as Principal of Sainik School Balachadi on June 6, 2022. Through this exchange of batons, Group Captain Ravinder Singh, handed over the reins of Sainik School Balachadi to the officer as he moves […]

POSH, POSCO Seminar Held In Ahmedabad By DGP Gujarat Anil Pratham

June 11, 2022 8:56 pm

In a bid to generate awareness and arrive upon a concerted plan of action to stop sexual abuse, Ahmedabad Management Association conducted a seminar on “Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH)” and Prevention of Children from Sexual Offenses (POSCO).” The meet, held in Ahmedabad on Saturday, was chaired by DGP, Gujarat, Anil Pratham. The gathering registered […]

Nayanthara-Vignesh Apologise For Footwear Inside Tirupati

June 11, 2022 8:08 pm

Newlyweds Nayanthara-Vignesh Shivan have stirred a hornet’s nest with their visit to Tirupati, Friday. While Nayanthara was seen walking the sanctimonious premises in her sandals, the couple left devotees and priests peeved with a photo session at the pilgrim destination. After a fairytale wedding in Mahabalipuram on June 9, the pair headed to the hill […]

Gujarat Schools' Miserable Condition: 0%10th Results In 121 Aid-Schools

June 11, 2022 7:29 pm

The education department has started tapping schools with low results in class 10. There are around 1007 schools in Gujarat with less than a 30% success rate for the tenth grade. Now, the government will grant to poor-performing schools. Moreover, there are 121 schools with 0% passing rates. The District Education Officer has started listing […]

Fashion Designer Prathyusha Commits Suicide

June 11, 2022 7:20 pm

Hyderabad-based leading fashion designer Pratyusha Garimella committed suicide at her residence in Banjara Hills, Saturday. On receiving information, the police rushed to the spot and shifted Prathyusha’s body to Osmania General Hospital. A bottle of carbon monoxide was recovered. It is suspected that she died after inhaling the toxic gas. Subsequently, a case has been […]

Tech Neck On Upward Trend Since Pandemic

June 11, 2022 6:41 pm

Tech neck results from the body position we often subconsciously assume when looking at screens. In this position, your chin comes forward, your shoulders round forward, and often your neck is flexed to look down at your phone, keyboard, and/or computer for an extended period of time. The unnatural position causes microtrauma and stress to […]

YouTuber Bhuvan Bam to Make His OTT Debut With 'Taaza Khabar'

June 11, 2022 5:33 pm

Comedian and YouTube personality Bhuvan Bam starts the shoot of his first OTT project, Taaza Khabar. The 28-year-old shared the news on his social media page and YouTube channel. The upcoming series will stream on Disney+ Hotstar, directed by Himank Gaur, the star cast includes Shriya Pilgaonkar, Prathmesh Parab, and Deven Bhojani. The fans are […]

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma: Dayaben Won't Return To The Show

June 11, 2022 4:31 pm

Disha Vakani, aka Dayaben from Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma, will not return to the series to reprise her role.Asit Modi, the producer of the popular TV series, revealed that Vakani would not return for her beloved character Dayaben, and the auditions for the same are on the move. The news comes after a shared […]

BTS Tops Music Charts With "Yet To Come"

June 11, 2022 10:57 am

On June 10, BTS made its long-awaited comeback with their anthology “Proof” and the brand-new title track “Yet to Come (The Most Beautiful Moment).” Within hours of its release, both the album and the song shot to the top of iTunes charts in numerous countries around the world. As of 8 am KST on June […]

“777 Charlie” Must Watch For Paw-Lovers

June 11, 2022 10:26 am

This Friday saw the release of the much-awaited “777 Charlie.” The Kannada film, dubbed in four other languages — Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu – saw a pan-India release. The movie received an optimistic viewer’s response on its first day. The business, however, can be ascertained only after the weekend tally. This Rakshit Shetty-starrer movie […]

Rapper Snoop Dogg Hikes His Weed Roller's Wages

June 11, 2022 9:33 am

American rapper Snoop Dogg has given his full-time blunt roller a wage hike due to the rise in inflation in the United States. Who is a blunt roller? Well, blunt is commonly used as a slang noun to mean a marijuana cigarette. A blunt roller, in that sense, would be someone who rolls in the ground marijuana […]

Google CEO Sundar Pichai's 50th Birthday: Some Lesser-Known Facts About Him

June 10, 2022 6:42 pm

Google CEO and Padma Bhushan recipient Sundar Pichai is celebrating his 50th birthday today. Here’s a timeline of his career from IIT, Kharagpur, to becoming the CEO of the search giant Google. Completing his in metallurgic engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology IIT and M.S. in material science from Stanford University, he joined […]

Top 15 Celebs With An Instagram Fan Base of Millions

June 10, 2022 2:03 pm

We know them as influencers, celebrities, worth following, and millions of following. Recently Virat Kohli’s Instagram following crossed the 200 million threshold. Here’s a quick look at 15 top names that have Instagram followers hooked onto the web: Cristiano Ronaldo: 451 million  Portuguese forward footballer currently is with Manchester United. As captain of his national team, […]

BTS Releases New Album "Proof"

June 10, 2022 12:19 pm

“Proof” is out!! Before the album dropped, a pre-release listening party was underway on BTS’ YouTube channel BANGTANTV, with over 1.3 million live viewers ten minutes before “Proof’” was officially released. The music video itself for “Yet To Come” had crossed 661,000 likes, 10 minutes before its premiere. At the time of its premiere at […]

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's Black Adam's Official Trailer Release

June 9, 2022 9:00 pm

The trailer for the much-awaited DC Comics antihero film Black Adam starring Dwayne Johnson, was released on June 9.Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, the movie also stars Pierce Brosnan as Doctor Fate, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, and Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone. Witnessing the last success of Batman in theatres, DC is […]

J-Hope, TXT To Perform At US Music Festival

June 9, 2022 6:16 pm

BTS ARMY and TXT’s MOA’s have another reason to celebrate. J-Hope and TXT (Tomorrow x Together) have joined the line-up at Lollapalooza, the annual music festival that takes place in Chicago. J-Hope’s July 31 stage performance makes him the first Korean artist to headline a major U.S. music festival. K-Pop sensation, TXT will stage their […]

UN Warns Intense Food Crisis Amidst Ukraine-Russia War

June 9, 2022 4:46 pm

The United Nations’ Global Crisis Response Group (GCRG), led by Secretary-General António Guterres, yesterday released a report on food, energy, and finance systems.Its been three months since the war on Ukraine began, and the world’s challenges have only intensified. While many countries were already struggling with problems related to the Covid-19 and climate change, now […]

We Ingest Five Grams Plastic Each Week!

June 9, 2022 3:59 pm

World Oceans Day is celebrated on June 8 each year across the globe. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness among people about the “impact of human actions on the ocean” and to mobilise citizens for their sustainable management. The day is a reminder of the destruction caused by human activities like garbage and sewage […]

Radhika Gupta Brings Home The Bacon, Becomes One Of The Youngest CEOs at 33

June 8, 2022 3:17 pm

Tables have definitely turned for Radhika Gupta, as once she was bullied at school for her Indian accent, rejected by a string of jobs, but finally made her way up to being one of India’s youngest CEOs.  The Chief Executive Officer of Edelweiss, Radhika Gupta, did not have a rosy childhood, as she was teased […]

Todd Philips Joker Returns With A Sequel Folie à Deux

June 8, 2022 2:36 pm

Joaquin Phoenix’s masterpiece Joker has a sequel and it is been revealed by the American filmmaker and director of the film Todd Philips, The 2019 film received numerous accolades and received 11 nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards, Joaquin Phoenix won multiple awards for his performance along with Academy Award for best actor in 92nd […]

Sugarcane Hooch Is 117-Year-Old's Secret To Longevity

June 8, 2022 10:45 am

The Guinness Book of World Records has updated its list of the oldest male living on Earth. Juan Vicente Pérez from Venezuela turned 113 on May 27. His secret to his longevity is simple: a glass of sugarcane hooch each day. Does he like it neat? Well, apparently yes. Not only has Yuan touched the […]

Avani Lekhara Bags Gold At Paralympics; Sets New World Record

June 8, 2022 9:47 am

Tokyo Paralympics champion Avani Lekhara won gold at the Para Shooting World Cup with a world record score of 250.6 in women’s 10m air rifle standing SH1 in Chateauroux, France on Tuesday. The feat makes her the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the Paralympics. The 20-year-old shooter broke her own world […]

Grab Some Popcorn: A vs B Rivalry is Getting Intense

June 8, 2022 9:21 am

Billionaire Gautam Adani’s spectacular journey to become the world’s ninth wealthiest person began in the 1990s with a port on India’s west coast and a long connection with a politician who is now the prime minister. The rest has been spent trying to identify the next industry that will help him expand his empire. His […]

Sasha And Piqué Split After 11 Years

June 7, 2022 10:43 pm

Pop star Shakira and Barcelona defender Gerald Pique have ended their 11-year relationship. The couple met in 2011 during the shoot of Waka Waka (This time for Africa), the official song of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The 45-year-old “Hips Don’t Lie” singer and 35-year-old FC Barcelona defender have two sons together: Milan, born in […]

Opportunity To Create Our Own Marvel: Ranbir Kapoor On Brahmāstra

June 7, 2022 8:14 pm

After a much-awaited time, the Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt starter and one of the most anticipated movies, Brahmāstra, will release on 9 September 2022. Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani fame, Ayaan Mukherji, has dirceted the movie and Karan Johar has produced it. Further, the movie features Amitabh Bachchan, Mouni Roy, and Nagarjuna Akkineni. A few […]

Kamal Haasan Starrer Vikram Crosses The '100 Crores' Mark In India

June 7, 2022 7:49 pm

Vikram, on its third day of the release, wrapped up its first weekend soaring high in numbers. It marks Kamal Haasan’s highest-grossing movie after Dashavataram (2008), which grossed 85 crores. The film had a spectacular opening day of ₹34 crores on Friday. After a hold on Saturday, it grossed higher than the opening day on […]

Gene Replacement Therapy Breaks New Ground

June 7, 2022 6:08 pm

The Talking Point: Gene Replacement Therapy is giving a longer lease of life, especially to children with terminally ill diseases. It is being used with positive results towards increasing the earlier thought life span in such cases. But it has been around for a while: True. But latest research means some children who once would […]

India’s Agni IV Successfully Test Fired

June 7, 2022 4:56 pm

Nuclear capable Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) Agni-4, with a strike range of 4,000 km, was flight tested from APJ Abdul Kalam Island at 7:30 pm on Monday. “The successful test was a part of the routine training launches carried out under the aegis of the SFC. The launch validated all operations parameters as also […]

Boris Johnson Survives No Confidence Motion For His Partygate Scandal

June 7, 2022 3:26 pm

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson survived the No-confidence motion against him, voting for which was held yesterday in London. Even though 148 MPs voted against him, 211 lawmakers supported Johnson and voted in his favor. Johnson described his win as ‘decisive’, which squashed all those who challenged him. Taking a cheerful tone, he said it […]

4,000 Lucky ARMY To BE Part Of BTS Show... Free!

June 7, 2022 11:59 am

While BTS will release their much-awaited anthology “Proof” on June 10, the septet turns nine on June 13. And guess what? To usher in their new year, a special recording has been scheduled on the day at Jangchoong Stadium. About 4,000 lucky soldiers of the ARMY will stand a chance to make it the special […]

State Joins the Country In Implementing The Ban

June 6, 2022 8:45 pm

As announced by the Central Government last year, the Gujarat Government will implement the ban on single-use plastic from July 1. According to the Centre’s draft gazette notification that announced the ban, the items to be banned include earbuds with plastic sticks, plastic sticks for balloons, plastic flags, candy sticks, ice-cream sticks, polystyrene (thermocol) for decoration, plastic […]

Cornered Hardik Claims He Faces Threats, Then Quickly Deletes Message

June 6, 2022 8:14 pm

Even as protests from the Patidar community against him are brewing across Gujarat, the newly ordained BJP lad on Monday abruptly retracted his claim of receiving threats and quickly deleted his WhatApp messages about this within minutes of putting them up. His comrades of the Patidar movement as well as youth especially in north Gujarat, […]

KJo's Bday Bash Turns Super-Spreader?

June 6, 2022 12:20 pm

Karan Johar celebrated his 50th birthday in grand style at the Yash Raj Films studio at Andheri West in Mumbai on May 25. And the guest list, not surprisingly, had the who’s who of B-town. However, soon news started trickling in of celebs down with covid. From Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif to Kareena Kapoor […]

Did You Know Of Biden n Butter?

June 6, 2022 11:34 am

BTS was recently in the US on invitation by the White House to join hands in a campaign against Anti-Asian sentiments. Crimes targeting Asians have been on the rise since the Covid-19 pandemic began. “This is an important month here in America. A lot of our Asian American friends have been subject to real discrimination,” […]

French Open 2022: Nadal Wins His 22nd Grand Slam Title

June 5, 2022 10:41 pm

Rafael Nadal, on Sunday, won a record-extending 22nd Grand Slam title after beating Norway’s Casper Ruud in the final of French Open men’s singles event at the Court Philipp-Chatrier. The Spanish Nadal continued his unbeaten run-in finals at Roland Garros, defeating Ruud 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 to clinch his record-extending 14th French Open title. His two-hour […]

PeeCee, Farhan, Hrithik, Swara Lash Foul Deo Spray Ad

June 5, 2022 6:59 pm

“How many levels did the ad go through and how many people thought it was ok?” Actor Priyanka Chopra’s questions leaves many with no answer. The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) took suo-moto cognizance of the misogynistic advertisement being played repeatedly in mass media, stated the notice from DCW chairman Swati Maliwal. The commercial of […]

Abu Dhabi Hosts Bolly's IIFA 2022

June 5, 2022 5:03 pm

The International Indian Film Academy Awards, popularly known as IIFA, was held in Abu Dhabi during the first weekend of June. The IIFA Rocks event was held on June 3 and the Main Awards was held on June 4. A host of Bollywood celebrities came together for the IIFA green carpet in Abu Dhabi on […]

Gujarat Monsoon Still Two Weeks Away

June 5, 2022 11:40 am

Despite relief from scorching sun, Gujarat is still two weeks away from monsoon. Pre-monsoon respite in the form of an overcast sky might have triggered hopes of an early onset, but the weatherman sticks to the usual June 20-June 25 monsoon inaugural in the state. However, the good news is that Gujarat will receive a […]

Govt Directs OTT Platforms To Remove Ad Promoting "Rape Culture"

June 4, 2022 7:16 pm

A misogynist advertisement of a perfume that celebrates “gang-rape culture” attracted the wrath of people, activists and politicians, prompting the Ministry of Information and Technology on Saturday to ask Twitter and YouTube take them off their platforms. The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has taken suo-moto cognizance of a misogynistic advertisement of a perfume brand […]

New Book Attempts to Save Your Life!

June 4, 2022 6:59 pm

Fitness and Nutrition are emerging as a science in itself. Since the two aspects are inextricably linked to wellness, health and “how well we live,” the subject draws immense interest from varied spectrums across the board: varied age groups, diet watchers, women who need special attention post 40, fitness freaks or just about anyone looking […]

Guide To Manage Retail Therapy Splurge

June 4, 2022 5:23 pm

There is need. And there is greed. Needless shopping would be a manifestation of the second. Ironically, it also reads as “need less shopping.” Not many of us can answer a straight-faced negative to the question: Are you guilty of needless shopping? Make a grocery list for staples and inevitably the cart is laden with […]

PM To Endorse Sadhguru's "Save Soil Movement" On June 5

June 4, 2022 12:31 pm

World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated annually on 5 June and is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action towards protection of the environment. In India, to mark the day, saplings are distributed free across the country at various government venues and by NGOS. This year, PM Modi will participate in the […]

June 13: Happy Ninth BTS! FESTA Gallery Out

June 4, 2022 11:43 am

The septet turns 9 on June 13. Their incredible journey has been no less than a social juggernaut where anything they set their eyes upon… was a huge hit!!! Brands, campaigns or tracks, the mantra to success seems to be simple: hashtag BTS. The latest post from the K-Pop stars now informs us that an […]

SRK-Atlee's Jawan Teaser Trends On Media

June 3, 2022 9:16 pm

Finally, the one-minute-thirty second teaser is out. SRK’s upcoming Jawan has been in the wraps so far. Directed by the award-winning Atlee, the shooting has been in discreet locales and away from media glare. This indeed is the first look at the sneak peak! The teaser opens with a glimpse of the Northern Lights over […]

TRANSPARENT GOVERNANCE? Gujarat Govt Replies To Only 2% Questions In State Assembly

June 3, 2022 8:28 pm

Notwithstanding all the claims of transparency, the Gujarat Government has been found to be fighting shy of sharing information and answering only 2% of the thousands of questions asked in the State Assembly between 2017 and 2022.    A joint report, “Performance Report of Members of Gujarat Legislative Assembly,” by the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) and […]

Day 100: Grim Milestone In Russia-Ukraine Conflict

June 3, 2022 4:49 pm

Friday marks 100 days since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The sombre milestone came as Kyiv announced Moscow was now in control of a fifth of Ukrainian territory, including Crimea and parts of the Donbas seized in 2014. Since Russia’s February 24 invasion, thousands of people have been killed and millions forced to flee. On the […]

BJP: The Indian Political Melting Pot

June 3, 2022 4:38 pm

Horse trading in the last minute to a deliberate jumping off ship to safer shores, label it as you want, but there’s no denying the fact that ideologies no longer govern Indian polity. Ever since 2015, the trend has been even more pronounced. Without doubt, the Congress has been the biggest victim of losing its […]

India Is "Country Of Particular Concern"

June 3, 2022 12:29 pm

The US Commission for International Religious Freedom or USCIRF report recommended to the Biden administration to designate India, China, Pakistan, Afghanistan and 11 other nations as “countries of particular concern” in the context of religious freedom. The report was made public Thursday. Mandated by the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998, the annual International Religious […]

UniVerse: An Exhibition Of Paintings By Abhay K. Opens In Madagascar

June 3, 2022 9:20 am

An exhibition of paintings by Indian poet-diplomat Abhay K. titled ‘UniVerse’ opened at the Akademia Malagasy (the national academy of Madagascar) on Thursday in Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo in presence of the President of the Academy Pr. Rajaoson François and other dignitaries. Commenting on the art exhibition curator and Research Repository, Asian Heritage Foundation, Yamini D. […]

Suriya To Make Cameo Appearance In Lokesh Kanagaraj’s Film Vikram

June 2, 2022 1:05 pm

The film ‘Vikram’ with super star casts like Kamal haasan, Vijay Setupathi, and Fahadh Faasil has now one more superstar who will be seen in a cameo appearance.  Filmmaker Lokesh Kanagaraj’s Upcoming film which is the maiden collaboration between Kamal Haasan and Lokesh Kanagaraj is one of the most highly anticipated films among the cinephiles […]

Kolkata Police Register "Unnatural Death" In KK's Case

June 1, 2022 11:08 pm

Kolkata Police has registered a case of unnatural death over the demise of popular Bollywood singer Krishnakumar Kunnath popularly known as KK. The versatile singer died hours after a concert performance in Kolkata, where he sang for nearly 90 minutes and live crooned 20 songs. The 53-year-old took ill while performing and complained about some […]

Biden-BTS Candid Clicks Out; ARMY Wants More

June 1, 2022 8:27 pm

Finally, pictures of the POTUS-BTS meet are out! The closed-door meet took place IST post 1 am Wednesday morning. Early pictures released by the White House showed the sensational septet at the press briefing room. White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre was in attendance. Outside the White House, fans gathered in large numbers, hoping to […]

Bridal Lehenga On Your Mind? Read On

June 1, 2022 6:03 pm

Come July and wedding season is back in India. What qualifies as a summer wedding in India (April-May), fits into the late spring bracket in the West. With fashion becoming more about comfort and a personal style statement, the traditional bridal do is being increasingly ditched for a softer and warmer look. Deciding what to […]

Key To Happiness? It's All In Your Food!

June 1, 2022 11:44 am

Food is known to trigger metabolism, which in turn, is the breaking down of nutrients into its component chemicals and nutrients. While nutrients are essential to regular physiological working, it is the chemicals that maintain the electrolyte balance, which is key to hormonal functioning. Research has established the role of hormones as the key to […]

Amid Cancer Reports, Putin's Failing Eyesight Now Draws Attention

June 1, 2022 9:27 am

As the Russia-Ukraine conflict enters Day 98, murmurs are growing loud about Russian president Vladimir Putin’s “ill-health.” “His health is deteriorating quickly. Putin has a severe form of rapidly progressing cancer,” the Federal Security Service (FSB) defector Boris Karpichkov reported messages he received from an unidentified Russian spy. Media across the West has been awash […]

Indian Women Trio Bags Gold At Shooting Meet

June 1, 2022 8:47 am

Indian women’s team wins gold medal in 10m Air Rifle event at ISSF Shooting World Cup. The even was held in Baku, Azerbaijan, on Tuesday. India opened their account at the ongoing ISSF World Cup with the trio of Elavenil Valarivan, Ramita and Shreya Agrawal claiming the gold medal in the 10m air rifle team […]

BTS Boys Meet Press At White House

June 1, 2022 7:36 am

Ahead of the much-awaited BTS-POTUS meet, the septet K-pop band engaged with the press at the White House, Tuesday. The message sent out was clear: to take cognizance of the spur in anti-Asian hate crimes in the United States. Dressed in matching black suits and ties, white shirts and formal brogues in order, the boys […]

Sisola's Best Foot Forward In Football Game

May 31, 2022 8:51 pm

The football you pick up from swanky atheleisure stores or even the old-fashioned stand-alone sports shop does not come from traditional football playing nations Brazil, Argentina or even Germany and France. So, the next time you bargain with the storekeepers who insist on rates that could buy you an English PL ticket, tell them “Sisola.” […]

Gujarat IAS Rajiv Gupta Retires, Raj Kumar To Hold Charge of Industries

May 31, 2022 8:04 pm

With senior Gujarat bureaucrat Rajiv Gupta retiring on Tuesday, the State Government has given the additional charge of key industries and mines department to Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Raj Kumar and that of Managing Director, Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam, to State Development Commissioner Sandeep Kumar.    As Additional Chief Secretary, Gupta handled both the critical posts when […]

Unprovided With Full-Time Work, Sweeper Gets Justice In Gujarat HC

May 31, 2022 6:10 pm

The Gujarat High Court Justice, Biren Vaishnav, asserted the Industrial Tribunal order on the sweeper. Apparently, the sweeper worked for four hours a day for thirty years. The Gujarat HC ordered the authorities to amend the sweeper’s position. In addition to this, they called to reinstate the dues, given the length of the term.  The […]

Hollywood Winds Up In Russia. Bolly To Enter?

May 31, 2022 4:01 pm

The Russian aggression in Ukraine has reached Day 97. While losses to property and life in business and the humanitarian violations continue in Ukraine, life in Russia is becoming a struggle. But President Vladimir Putin seems in no mood to relent. In the latest embargo, EU leaders backed a partial ban on Russian oil after […]

Date, Time, Details Of BTS-POTUS Meet

May 31, 2022 1:35 pm

BTS members ushered out of Dulles Airport via a special exit K-Pop group BTS are in Washington!! The touchdown, late Sunday night, was at the Dulles International Airport (Washington D.C.) where dozens of fans waited to welcome them on what will be their first-ever visit to the White House on Tuesday. The septet has been […]

PM Modi Applauded By Gujarat CM During Shimla Visit

May 31, 2022 12:55 pm

PM Narendra Modi joined the ‘Garib Kalyan Sammelan’ organised under the Amrut Mahotsav of Azadi in Shimla. On 31st May, the Bharatiya Janata Party telecasted the function across Himachal Pradesh and India through virtual media. Meanwhile, PM Modi interacted with beneficiaries of the scheme from Gujarat and other states.  The Gujarat government organised the ‘Garib […]

UPSC 2021: Top Three Ranks Bagged By Women

May 30, 2022 11:19 pm

A jubiliant Shruti Sharma flanked by her family after the results were declared The final results of the Civil Services Exam 2021 ( Prelims Oct. 10, Mains Jan. 2022) were announced by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Monday. The top three ranks have been bagged by women this year. Topping the rank list […]

"Aamir Owes Tom An Apology"

May 30, 2022 8:42 pm

Finally, Laal Singh Chaddha made his appearance at the IPL. The trailer was dropped Sunday night and the film, reportedly took 14 years to be canned. It is an adaptation of the 1994 Tom Hanks-Oscar winner Forrest Gump. However, fans of the original Tom Hanks starrer seemed rather unimpressed by the first trailer and even […]

BTS Leave For US; To Meet Biden Tuesday

May 30, 2022 7:10 pm

On May 31, the BTS boys and the US President meet to discuss anti-Asian hate crimes and celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month. While band member Jungkook left a day early, the rest of the members left late Sunday night (May 29). The boys were seen at the airport, waving at the paparazzi. What caught ARMY’s attention […]

Ever Heard Of Liquid Gold?

May 30, 2022 6:03 pm

The dense fog dancing above a boiling cauldron hits the nose. Soaking its way into the nasal passage, it satiates that carb craving. What’s seething below is a thick full-bodied potent serum of sorts and embedded within are the pasta shapes of preference. Cloudy at times,  glistening for sure and laden with minerals, the starchy […]

Civil Services Examination 2021 Results Out, Six Candidates From Gujarat

May 30, 2022 5:17 pm

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declared the results for Civil Services Examination 2021 (CSE) on May 30, 2022. Candidates can check their CSE results on the official website of UPSC. The results are also available for the general public in pdf format for downloading. The topper of the CSE exam 2021 is Shruti Sharma, a […]

Live Feed: RR End At 130/9; Pandya Hauls 3 Wickets

May 29, 2022 10:02 pm

Rajasthan Royals skipper Sanju Samson won the toss and elected to bat against Gujarat Titans in the underway big-ticket finale at Narendra Modi Stadium. Rajasthan, who won their last match at the same venue, decided to go unchanged for the mega clash. Gujarat decided to bring back Lockie Ferguson in the XI as Alzarri Joseph […]

Live Feed: Glitz Over... Now Comes The Toss

May 29, 2022 7:58 pm

Pics: Hanif Sindhi The evening opened to a full house!!! An estimated 1.5 lakh people are currently breathing that frenzied air at NaMo Stadium in Motera. The MC for the evening, Ravi Shastri, while welcoming the spectators, thanked fans for supporting the IPL and making it “bigger and better” with each passing year. “Let the […]

Betcha!! In Case You Want To Bet...

May 29, 2022 10:02 am

Is cricket betting legal in India? While physical betting/ gambling in public places has long been considered illegal in India, the laws relating to online betting straddle a “convenient foggy path.” There are no Central rules that address online IPL betting sites. In absence of the same, the webbed world is full of betting adventures […]

"US Didn't Ban Planes After 9/11," Republican's Remark Sparks Outrage

May 28, 2022 8:37 pm

A Republican Party leader in the US has snubbed the idea of gun control after the deadly school shooting in Texas’ Robb Elementary. Twenty-one people, including 19 students, were killed in the Texas school shooting on Wednesday, May 25. Ever since the incident, America has been divided in its stand on open sale of arms […]