The Kerala High Court on Wednesday banned all forms of strikes and protests in educational campuses in the state. The court gave this order after going through 25 petitions filed by various educational institutions in the state which highlighted that numerous working days are being lost to protests and strikes by the students. ‘Right of a student to study’.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday passed a series of orders with regards to the violence in Delhi’s northeast district and said that “another 1984-like situation cannot be allowed to happen in this city under it’s watch”. “We have to be alert,” said Justice S. Muralidhar and ordered safe passage for collection of body of deceased, setting up of adequate number of helplines.
A 16-years-old girl working as a maid was allegedly raped by her employer, who later killed the baby girl born to the minor with her mother’s help. The Gorakhpur Police have sent the minor to a shelter home and her mother to district jail on Sunday evening while a hunt has been launched for the employer who is absconding.
Actor Harshvardhan Rane is currently busy shooting for his upcoming film “Haseen Dillruba” in Uttarakhand, and he is trying his best to explore the local culture of the mountain state as much as possible. He even ditched his five-star hotel stay to move into a basic accommodation here. Harshvardhan, who will be seen essaying the role of a river rafter in the film,
Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed for peace on Wednesday even as he held an “extensive review” on the prevailing situation that has become a cause of concern for law enforcement agencies. Prime Minister said: “Had an extensive review on the situation prevailing in various parts of Delhi. Police and other agencies are working on the ground to ensure peace and normalcy.”
Actor Rana Daggubati lost almost 30 kgs for his upcoming movie “Haathi Mere Saathi”, in which he will be seen playing the role of a jungle man called Bandev. To fit into the shape of his character, Rana followed a strict diet and underwent extensive training. “Prabu Solomon sir (director) wanted everything to be real and organic”.
Amid the ongoing board exams, spending as little as 10 minutes in a natural setting like the neighbourhood park can help students feel happier and lessen the effects of both physical and mental stress, say researchers. The team from Cornell University in the US found that 10-50 minutes in natural spaces was the most effective to improve mood, focus and physiological markers.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought response from the Jammu and Kashmir administration on a plea by Iltija Mufti, daughter of former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, challenging the detention of her mother under the Public Safety Act. A bench asked Iltija to give an undertaking to bring on record that she has not filed any other petition before.
At least 25 people died and four others injured when a private bus with a wedding party fell into a river in Rajasthan’s Bundi district on Wednesday. The accident took place around 9am. at Kota-Dausa highway . The survivors said that the tyre of the bus came off while it was crossing the bridge as a result of which the driver lost control.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he has to put four of himself into action to keep up with his “favourite” actor Ranbir Kapoor’s talent on the sets of “Brahmastra”. Amitabh on Tuesday night took to Twitter to share a few pictures from the sets of “Brahmastra”. One picture shows Ranbir sitting on two chairs while Amitabh is seen sitting on four.
“Jurassic World 3” director Colin Trevorrow announced the title of the third instalment of the franchise called “Jurassic World: Dominion” Trevorrow took to Twitter on Tuesday and announced Day 1 of shooting along with the film’s title, reports deadline.com. It’s Trevorrow’s second time directing the dinosaur franchise, after J.A. Bayona took over for the second movie, 2018’s “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”.
A large crowd comprising area villagers on Wednesday blocked the Fatehpur-Jhunjhunu road and staged a protest to demand martyr status for Delhi Police Head Constable Ratan Lal, who lost his life in Delhi violence on Monday. The protesters asserted that the body would not be cremated till the martyr status was not bestowed on the deceased policeman.
Public security authorities across China have handled around 22,000 criminal cases related to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as of Monday, a media report quoted the Ministry of Public Security. A total of 4,260 suspects implicated in the cases have been detained, Vice Minister Du Hangwei was quoted by Xinhua as saying at a press conference on Wednesday.
Hostile workplace environment wherein dysfunction and drama reign, whether its the result of a narcissistic boss, vindictive coworkers, absence of discipline, outflow of excessive bad news highly cost some employees who pay for immense caring. Environment which is harming the morale of the employees, this kind of climate for caretaker in careers creates a different kind of stress leading to “compassion fatigue”.
The Indian government’s proposed IPO of state-owned Life Insurance Corporation of India will improve the accountability and transparency of the country’s largest insurer but is unlikely to happen during the next fiscal, Fitch Ratings said. “The procedural and legal bottlenecks in terms of amending certain sections of the LIC Act, conducting independent valuations as well as obtaining regulatory approvals may delay execution.
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday demanded that the violence hit-North-East Delhi be handed over to the Army. The Hyderabad MP voiced concern over the situation in the national capital where clashes between pro and anti-CAA protesters have so far claimed nine lives, including a head constable of Delhi Police. Owaisi tweeted that Army should be called to restore peace.
Five judges of the Supreme Court were infected by H1N1 virus causing swine flu, said the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare on Tuesday. While three of them have resumed duties, two are recuperating and are being kept in isolation at home. According to sources, the two still suffering from swine flu are on the nine-judge Constitution Bench hearing the Sabarimala case.
A video is doing the rounds on social media showing the residents of Yamuna Vihar forming a human chain to ensure the safety of schoolchildren amid anti-CAA violence in northeast Delhi.The shared video shows that the locals in Yamuna Vihar in northeast Delhi made a human chain to escort schoolchildren to safety as violence over CAA protests continued in the district on Tuesday.
In a major setback to the Imran Khan government, President Donald Trump on Tuesday reiterated that India and the US were together in their fight against “radical Islamic terrorism” and his government was committed to “confront” terrorists operating from Pakistan’s soil.”The two countries agreed to protect their citizens from radical Islamic terrorism” Trump said at a joint PC.
Casualties were piling up at Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital amid violent clashes between pro- and anti-CAA protesters in northeast Delhi. One of the doctors at the hospital who treated the injured told that more than 15 people have sustained bullet injuries. “We have received a total of 93 injured persons and there are five deaths as of now” said GTB sources.
While too much stress can be toxic to your health, a new study suggests that despite its negative side effects, it may also lead to a surprising social benefit. The research, published in the journal Stress & Health, found that experiencing stress made people both more likely to give and receive emotional support from another person.
A few hours before US President Donald Trump completes his first official visit to India, the two countries have concluded three bilateral agreements in the health and energy sectors. As per the MEA, two of the agreements finalised during the US President’s visit include a memorandum of understanding on mental health, and one that deals with the safety of medical products.
The BJP has welcomed the moves to form a new political party in Jammu and Kashmir led by former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) minister Altaf Bukhari. Bukhari has said that in the coming days a new political party will be formed, which will consist of former Legislators and will also include new faces. BJP chief Ravinder Raina said, “Such a move is welcome.”
The biennial election to four Rajya Sabha seats from Odisha, among a total of 55 seats from 17 states, will be held on March 26, the Election Commission announced on Tuesday. While the seat of Anubhab Mohanty fell vacant as he was elected to the Lok Sabha during the 2019 general elections, the terms of Narendra Kumar Swain, Sarojini Hembram and Ranjib Biswal are due.
Samsung on Tuesday launched its new smartphone Galaxy M31 in India starting from Rs 15,999. Galaxy M31 is the newest addition to the popular Galaxy M series. Till date, the company has launched six models – Galaxy M10, M20, M30, M40, M10s and M30s – under the M series in 2019. “We now bring Galaxy M31 keeping in mind the needs and aspirations of our young millennial consumers,”
Bollywood actress Kajol has been tutoring her actor-filmmaker husband Ajay Devgn on how to click selfies! Kajol shared a photograph of herself sitting on a stair case. According to the caption, it seemed that the actress wanted her hubby to feature in the photo with her. She captioned the image: “Me: Baby let’s take a selfie na… Hubby.
The Election Commission on Tuesday announced that polling for 55 Rajya Sabha seats set to be vacated in April will be held on March 26. According to the election schedule announced by the Election Commission, 55 Rajya Sabha seats are falling vacant from 17 states.Voting will be conducted between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 26 and the counting of votes will take place same day.
Parts of northeast Delhi continue to teeter on the edge, as incidents of violence continued to flare up after an overnight lull. Tuesday morning saw rioters pick from where they had left off on Monday night, with several incidents of violence and stone pelting reported from interiors of localities such as Jaffarabad, Brahmapuri which adjoining Maujpur.
Riddhi Bohra can playfully claim that she has come in between two fiercely loyal and close twin sisters. Late on Monday evening, she found herself sandwiched between Jyoti Patil (Gold) and Aarti Patil (Bronze), identical-looking competitors, when she stepped up to take her silver medal in the 50m Breaststroke in the Khelo India University Games 2020.
Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar, who is making her Bollywood debut opposite actor Akshay Kumar in “Prithviraj”, says she has been into doodling for some time now and that it’s something she does to explore her creative side whenever she gets a chance. “I have been into doodling for some time now and it’s something that I do to explore my creative side.
A group of activists in San Francisco’s Bay Area rallied outside the British Consulate General to demand WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s release from a prison in the UK. Chanting slogans of “Free Julian Assange!” and “Free journalist whistle blowers!”, the protesters on Monday said they did not want to remain silent on the issue, accusing US of “attacking” the freedom of speech.
Former India skipper Kapil Dev has criticised Virat Kohli’s boys following their thrashing in the Test series opener in Wellington, a game which they lost by 10 wickets at the Basin Reserve on Monday. “We have to praise New Zealand, they are playing very good cricket. The three ODIs and this Test match, they have been excellent. If we analyse this match critically.
US First Lady Melania Trump on Tuesday chose a block printed dress with flowers in myriad colours, as she attended a “Happiness Class” in a Delhi school, while her daughter Ivanka chose a white sherwani and pants for the ceremonial at Raj Bhawan, alongside US President Trump in a black suit .Melania visited Sarvodaya Vidyalaya Senior Secondary School in Moti Bagh
Filming on the latest “Mission: Impossible 7” movie in Venice, Italy has been halted due to coronavirus concerns. The Tom Cruise movie has been temporarily shut down as the Italian government officials continue to put a stop to public gatherings, while the number of those affected by the epidemic grows. The action thriller was set to be in the city for three weeks
With the Rajasthan High Court set to hear the petition filed against Rajasthan Royals’ decision to host two IPL games in Guwahati on March 17, the franchise has decided to use the facilities at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium for a three-day camp that will help them get a hang of conditions in what could turn out to be their second home ground.
A petition has been moved in the Delhi High Court seeking independent judicial inquiry, compensation for the deceased and arrest of political leaders for inciting violence in north-east Delhi. A large swathe of north-east Delhi — Jaffrabad, Maujpur and Gokulpuri — remains tense following clashes between pro and anti-CAA groups resulting in the death of seven people, including a head constable.
US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Sabarmati Ashram for a few minutes after Trumps arrived at Ahmedabad airport on Monday. A roadshow from the Airport to Sabarmati Ashram was organised during which thousands of people enroute of the cavalcade greeted Trump who spun charkha briefly and wrote in the visitor’s diary.
The BJP on Monday claimed that US President Donald Trump, who is set to visit the historic city of Agra on Monday, will receive a warm welcome from Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath that Trump will cherish for his lifetime. Trump arrived in Ahmedabad along with his wife Melania Trump, daughter Ivanka Trunka and son-in-law Jared Kushner and top US officials.
Congratulating Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella for his leadership of the organisation, Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani said on Monday that the collaboration between Microsoft and Jio would be the defining partnership of the decade. The partnership between the two organizations, announced at the Microsoft’ “Future Decoded Summit’ here, is aimed at helping organisations of all sizes.
Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth is all set to visit India for the promotional tour of his upcoming action film “Extraction”. He will visit Mumbai along with director Sam Hargrave, on March 16. “Extraction”, which was initially titled “Dhaka”, also stars Indian actors Randeep Hooda and Pankaj Tripathi. Hemsworth shot for the Netflix film in India in 2018.The film is scheduled to release on April 24.
POCO, an independent brand by Chinese handset maker Xiaomi, on Monday confirmed its POCO X2 smartphone will be updated to Android 11 operating system (OS). Announced earlier this month, POCO X2 currently ships with Android 10 OS with MIUI for POCO on top. “With a demonstrated history of listening to its consumers, POCO enjoys a loyal fan and user base.
Reliance Industries’ (RIL) efforts to deleverage largely remain underappreciated and the exercise could free up more than $20 billion by FY21-end for RIL, according to a research report by UBS. “We believe RIL has started to move on a sustainable path to deleverage, driven by lower capex (which peaked in FY19), higher operating cash flows from its oil-to-chemicals (O2C) and digital businesses, ” UBS said.
Different types of food are linked to risks of different types of stroke, say researchers, adding that higher intakes of fruit, vegetables and dairy products is linked to a lower risk of ischaemic stroke. For the study, published in the European Heart Journal, the researchers picked over 4,18,000 people in nine European countries and investigated ischaemic stroke and haemorrhagic stroke separately.
Before the arrival of US President Donald trump on Monday evening, the historic Agra city has turned into a fortress with the heavy deployment of police, para military and special commandos. According to police officials, the state government has deployed over 10,000 policemen along the road, roof tops, road crossings, trees and just about everywhere.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday submitted his resignation to the King, his office has confirmed. “We will issue a statement later today,” The Star newspaper quoted an aide as saying . The 94-year-old Prime Minister’s decision comes after it was reported on Sunday that his party was planning to form a new government which would exclude his successor and People’s Justice Party.
About one lakh people assembled to witness ‘Namste Trump’ mega event at Motera cricket stadium here on Monday, danced on Bollywood, Gujarati songs being performed by various artists. Garba gained momentum at the world’s largest cricket stadium which is ready to host US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania and his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner, who arrived at the Ahmedabad.
February 24, 2010 was not just any other day in Indian cricket and for its million fans. It was the day when Sachin Tendulkar — considered as the ‘God of cricket’ by many in our country — became the first male cricketer to score a double-hundred in One-Day Internationals (ODIs). On this day 10 years back, Tendulkar played an unbeaten knock of 200 against South Africa Gwalior.
A hearing in the Supreme Court over the Shaheen Bagh road blockade due to anti-CAA protest is scheduled on Monday. The protesters at the Shaheen Bagh told IANS that they were anxiously waiting for the apex court’s verdict. “We are waiting for the Supreme Court’s decision on the matter. After the verdict, we will decide how we will take this forward,” said protestors
Classical dancer and popular South Indian actress, Shobana Chandrakumar Pillai, better known mononymously as Shobana enthralled the audience with her solo Bharatanatyam performance during third evening of the 47th edition of the Khajuraho Dance Festival yesterday. Innovative and carrying the traditional values in Vasistha style, she started her performance with a traditional composition composed in the raga Mallhari.
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea that had sought directions to the Delhi government to sanction the prosecution of former JNU leader Kanhaiya Kumar in a 2016 sedition cases in a time-bound manner. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India, SA Bobde, said the court cannot entertain such a general prayer.