England fast bowler Stuart Broad has been fined 15 percent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the profanity he directed at SA captain Plessis during the fourth Test .”Broad was found to have breached Article 2.3 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “use of an audible obscenity during an International Match.”
With superstar Rajinikanth set to feature in an episode of ‘Man vs Wild’ alongside Bear Grylls, Twitter was abuzz as his fans welcomed the news. The episode is being shot in the Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Karnataka. A Rajinikanth fan wrote: “Tigers of Bandipur forest beware, the lion is coming.” Another wrote: “Rajinikanth shoots for ‘Man vs Wild’ show with Bear Grylls.
The general perception about actors is that their look is surely the priority to succeed in the business of entertainment. However, actor Aditya Roy Kapur, who is widely acknowledged as a handsome young man, says at times the good look can overpower acting skills of an actor. “I do not want to think about it too much,
‘Samvidhaan’, meaning “a body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organisation is acknowledged to be governed” was on Tuesday announced as the Oxford Hindi Word of the Year (HWOTY) for 2019. The Oxford Hindi Word of the Year is a word or expression that has attracted a great deal of attention and reflects the ethos.
Bollywood actress Sara Ali Khan shared a video of herself before her transformation which has gone viral. Sara took to Instagram, where she shared a video in which she is seen playing a prank on her friends in an aircraft, way before her weight loss transformation. She captioned the clip: “Presenting Sara ka Sara Sara. Let’s make ‘light’ of what it was…
Citing spiritual and moral guidance, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to 15 convicts in the post-Godhra Sardarpura riot case in Gujarat wherein 33 members of a particular community were burnt alive. A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde and comprising Justices B.R. Gavai and Surya Kant has put them in two groups — six will remain in Indore and rest will go to Jabalpur.
India has asked its nationals to submit their passport details to the country’s embassy in Beijing, following reports that many of them were trapped in Wuhan city, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, which has been placed under a lockdown. Over 500 Indian students are studying in colleges and universities in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province.
A rat caused considerable commotion in an Air India flight at the Lal Bahadur Shastri airport in Varanasi. The aircraft that was taxing on the runway on Sunday, was brought back after some passengers saw a rat on board. All passengers were deboarded and a search for the rat began. The rodent remained elusive and the flight was cancelled.
A young man sustained burn injuries when a 20-year-old woman threw acid on him in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday morning as he had allegedly been stalking her. Rohit Yadav, 24, got burn injuries on his nape, back, chest and left shoulder during the acid attack in Godamau village under jurisdiction of Morawan police station.
India skipper Virat Kohli has been breaking numerous records in the recent past and the run-machine is on the verge of achieving yet another milestone in his illustrious career. Kohli is just 25 runs away from surpassing former skipper M.S. Dhoni in the list of highest run-getters as captain in T20Is. Kohli is currently at the fourth spot behind Dhoni (1,112).
Actress Pooja Hegde has made a donation of Rs 2.5 lacs for two children suffering from cancer. Recently, she attended an event hosted by, CURE Foundation. The event was held to announce the 6th Biennial ‘Cancer Crusaders Invitation Cup’, a world-class golf tournament which will be held as a fund-raiser and awareness initiative to support the child cancer patient.
Joaquin Phoenix’s “Joker”, which has become an award-season favourite, will be re-released in India on February 14. Todd Phillips along with Phoenix turned the story of a mentally unstable loner and failed comedian Arthur Fleck, who picks violence to find calmness in his life, into a blockbuster. It was earlier released in India on October 2, 2019.
Facebook-owned Instagram experienced the highest outage in the fourth quarter of 2019 with 21,682 reports at the peak on November 28, 2019, while Twitter reported the least amount of outage complaints with 15,952 reports at the peak on October 22, 2019, according to a new report on Tuesday. The Twitter outage lasted only about a half an hour, leaving unable to tweet, retweet.
Team India will aim to continue their rich vein of form and seal their first-ever T20I series win in New Zealand when they take on the Black Caps in the third match at the Seddon Park on Wednesday. The visitors dominated New Zealand in all the departments in the two games played so far.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said all the parties from across the country have joined hands against the Aam Aadmi Party and the people of Delhi, adding the city will give them a befitting reply on February 8. Addressing a roadshow at Gokalpuri, Kejriwal evoked the emotional tone again and said that the parties were here to defeat the “son of Delhi”.
Street vendors and local small shopkeepers in the millennium city, Gurugram now have a digital platform where they stay connected with their existing customers and also add new clientele. NeoMart is an e-retail platform that helps merchants in mohallas and colonies digitise their business with e-stores on the mobile phone screens.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the introduction of African Cheetah on a carefully choosen location in India. A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde, modifying an earlier order, said the cheetah from Namibia could be introduced in Kuno, park in Madhya Pradesh, or any other part of the country following a detailed study on the all the aspects.
Researchers have revealed that the anti-hypertensive drug amlodipine lowered long-term gout risk compared to two other drugs commonly prescribed to lower blood pressure. Affecting more than seven million adults in the US, gout is characterised by a sudden onset of pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints and caused by the formation of urate crystal in small spaces between joints.
BJP MP Parvesh Verma has kicked off a row by claiming that if the BJP comes to power in Delhi then it will not only clear the Shaheen Bagh area of the anti-CAA protesters within an hour, but will also remove all existing mosques in his parliamentary constituency built on government land within a month. While addressing a small crowd inside a rooom.
An FIR has been filed against celebrity choreographer Ganesh Acharya by a woman assistant choreographer Divya Kotian for “forcing” her to “watch porn videos”. A copy of the document obtained by IANS claimed that after Acharya became the general secretary of Indian Films and Television Choreographer Association (IFTCA), he would frequently call Kotian at the IFTCA office at Veera Desai, Andheri.
The Odisha government is prepared to tackle the deadly novel coronavirus, said Health secretary Nikunja Bihari Dhal on Monday. “There is nothing to panic. We are fully prepared to take care of any contingency that may arise,” said Dhal. He said three confirmed cases were detected in Malaysia, while Odisha has a direct flight connection with Kuala Lumpur of Malaysia.
Hollywood stars are shocked at the sudden demise of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna in an accident. Celebs in Los Angeles took to social media to express their condolences. Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter died in a helicopter crash on Sunday in Southern California. He was 41. Hollywood Superstar Leonardo DiCaprio tweeted: “Kobe was truly larger than life, a legend.
West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday tabled a resolution in the state Assembly against the new Citizenship Amendment Act. The resolution was moved by state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee at a special session of the House. The Left and Congress members are backing the resolution, though they have expressed their dismay at the state government not allowing them.
Onion is not just another kitchen staple in the country but has mercilessly brought down governments whenever its price soared, however, this time with the Delhi Assembly elections approaching, the ruling AAP is not haunted by the skyrocketing price of the bulb. Be it the Delhi assembly polls of 1998, when the BJP was thrown out of power, or the general elections of 2014.
Bollywood actress Disha Patani is gearing up for the upcoming “Malang”, and is excited to be teaming up with superstar Salman Khan again in “Radhe” later this year. Disha first worked with Salman in “Bharat” last year. “Considering the fact that Salman sir is such a huge star in Bollywood for years, never have I ever imagined that I will get another chance.
Priyanka Chopra’s husband and pop star Nick Jonas was trolled on Twitter by users who claimed he had spinach stuck in his teeth during his Grammy performance.At the Grammys, the Jonas Brothers — Kevin, Joe and Nick — sang a new song, “Five more minutes”, as well as “What a man gotta do”. Viewers immediately took to Twitter to troll Nick over spinach in teeth.
Ramesh Prajapati (70), an elderly man who set himself on fire in protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh, died during treatment on Sunday evening, the police said. Prajapati was an activist of the CPI(M), and the party has said that it was a step taken by him in frustration. The incident occurred on Friday.
West Bengal Chief Minister and state’s ruling Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Monday asked every member of the party’s student wing to visit 1,000 houses to convince the people about the party’s stand against the Citizenship Amendment) Act. “I will urge every student to visit 1,000 houses to convince them on the party’s stand against the CAA,” Banerjee said.
Superstar Aamir Khan’s “Lal Singh Chaddha” has secured a solo release this Christmas, and all credit goes to none other than Akshay Kumar. Earlier, Aamir’s official Hindi adaptation of Hollywood film “Forrest Gump” was scheduled to hit the big screen along with Akshay’s “Bachchan Pandey” on December 25, but now producer Sajid Nadiadwala and Akshay have moved the release date.
Bidders for the national carrier, Air India will need to have a minimum net worth of Rs 3,500 crore — whether as sole bidder or a consortium. The government on Monday kicked off the strategic disinvestment of Air India with Ernst & Young, transaction advisor issuing an expression of interest by the Government of India (GOI) for advising and managing the proposed strategic disinvestment of AI .
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that his government will unveil a fast-track visa for scientists, mathematicians and researchers next month, saying that the country was “open to the most talented minds in the world”, it was reported on Monday. The Global Talent visa will be open from February 20 to those who work in a qualifying field and have been endorsed
Democrats have renewed their demand for US President Donald Trump’s former National Security Advisor John Bolton to be called to testify in the former’s ongoing impeachment trial, a media report said on Monday. The call comes following reports that Bolton made claims in an unpublished book that Trump wanted to freeze aid to Ukraine unless it investigated former Vice President Joe Biden.
Eight lakh married Indian men and women, with the largest percentage from the tech hub of Bengaluru, have registered on an extra-marital dating app — Gleeden, a new report said on Monday. Gleeden has substantial evidence that the New Year’s resolution of thousands of Indians is to commit infidelity or flirt with the prospect of doing so.
A woman has died in Australia while taking part in a contest to eat as many lamingtons — a traditional sponge cake covered in chocolate and desiccated coconut — as possible, it was reported on Monday. The woman, aged 60, is reported to have had a seizure during the event at a hotel in Hervey Bay, Queensland, to mark Australia Day on Sunday.
“Sanskar”, “Sanskriti” and “Samrasta” will be at the core of the education that will be provided to the countrys future soldiers in the first “Army School” to be run by the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), classes for which will start in April in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr. The school, known as Rajju Bhaiya Sainik Vidya Mandir (RBSVM), will be a first of its kind.
In the Nirbhaya case, a session court here has reserved order on a revision petition of father of one of the death-row convicts, Pawan Gupta. The plea challenges the Magistrate order, which dismissed the application questioning the credibility of the sole witness and claimed that the witness was tutored and his statement was not credible.
India might have beaten Australia in the recently-concluded three-match ODI series 2-1, but that has not stopped skipper Virat Kohli and Aussie opener David Warner from having a go at eachother in good humour on social media.Warner shared a picture of a collection of 18 bats on Instagram with a caption: “Stock-taking time.” Kohli replied: “And you wanted one more bat from me,” perfectly tongue-in-cheek.
Actor Ahmed Khan, who has featured in movies such as “Dil Chahta Hai” and “Krrish 3”, will essay the role of a retired army officer in the show “Ek Duje Ke Vaaste 2”. Set against an army backdrop, “Ek Duje Ke Vaaste 2” will narrate the love story of Shravan and Suman. Ahmed will be seen in the role of Mohan Tiwari, Suman’s grandfather.
On the occasion of India’s 71st Republic Day on Sunday, cine icon Amitabh Bachchan said he was honoured to get an opporunity to sing the national anthem along with hearing-impaired children. Big B took to Twitter on Sunday posting a video clip in which he can be seen singing “Jana Gana Mana” in sign language.
It’s been 14 years since Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s patriotic film “Rang De Basanti’ released, and it is still remembered by everyone — especially for its excellent storyline, songs, dialogues and artistes’ performances. Actor Sharman Joshi, who played a pivotal role in the film, took to social media on Sunday and reminisced about the film’s journey.
The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) on Sunday greeted the people of India on their 71st Republic Day and expressed gratitude for granting political asylum to spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.”Over the course of 71 years, India has garnered worldwide admiration for its booming growth in every field and especially for the thriving democracy and diversity.” Karma Gelek sais.
Telly actors like Jasmin Bhasin, Meera Deosthale and Paritosh Tripathi say the Republic Day, being celebrated by the nation on Sunday, holds a special place in their hearts. “Vidya” actress Meera Deosthale said: “The Republic Day holds a special place in not only my heart but in the heart of every Indian. This is the historic day when our Indian constitution came into effect
In a couple of weeks, filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopras “Shikara” will bring to the big screen the story of exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Kashmir Valley. This aspect of Kashmirs history has never normally received Bollywoods attention, which has so far explored Kashmir only as a gorgeous backdrop for filming songs or script material to make films about Islamic terror and cross-border violence.
New automotive technology that promises enhanced fuel efficiency may have a serious downside, including significant climate and public health impacts, a new study suggests. The gasoline direct injection (GDI) engine is one of the most prominent technologies car manufacturers adopted to achieve the fuel economy and carbon dioxide emission goals established in 2012
UK Chancellor Sajid Javid has unveiled a new 50p Brexit coin marking Britains departure from the European Union (EU) on January 31. Javid unveiled the coin on Saturday which is inscribed with the words “peace, prosperity and friendship with all nations” and the date of January 31, metro.co.uk said in a report.
Constitutional safeguards would be accorded to the indigenous people of Assam and their political, cultural and linguistic rights would be protected forever, as the state government is fully committed in that regard, Governor Jagdish Mukhi said here on the occasion of the nation’s 71st Republic Day on Sunday. Unfurling the Tricolour during the main function at Veterinary college ground here in Khanapara,
Ice creams will no longer be taboo for children in winters or for diabetics round the year. The Banaras Hindu University’s Dairy Development and Food Technology Department has prepared a new herbal ice cream which not only tastes good but also increases one’s immunity levels. BHU have come up with this new ice cream after months of trial.
Boeing 777-9X, the world’s longest and largest twin-engine airliner, has completed its maiden test flight, the American aircraft manufacturer announced. The aircraft, which took off from Everett, Washington state, flew almost four hours before it landed at Seattle’s Boeing Field on Saturday, the company said, adding that two prior test attempts were called off due to high winds this week.
Actress Sunny Leone says she is pretty sure that most of the things that she does are against the “social norms”, so she goes by what she feels is ideal for her and family. The former adult film star is now one of the popular Bollywood actresses. She is also a mother now.
Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoors dance flick “Street Dancer 3D” started on a good note, minting Rs 10.26 crore on opening day, while the Kangana Ranaut-starrer “Panga” managed Rs 2.7 crore on day one. Both films opened in India on Friday. ” ‘Panga’ records a low total on Day 1… Gathered momentum towards evening shows at select multiplexes, but occupancy at multiplexes of Tier-2 and 3 cities.