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Amitabh Bachchan shared a picture from his wedding on the occasion of his late father Harivansh Rai Bachchan's 114th birth anniversary on Saturday. The picture shows the renowned late poet looking at Amitabh, who is seen with a sehra on his head. Amitabh Bachchan married Jaya on June 3, 1973.
short by Anmol Sharma / 12:52 pm on 27 Nov
Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar said that every person returning from South Africa will be quarantined on arrival at Mumbai airport and samples of positive passengers will be sent for genome sequencing. This comes amid fears over new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron', first detected in South Africa. Earlier, Centre resumed regular international flights and released a list of 'at-risk' countries.
short by Kiran Khatri / 02:06 pm on 27 Nov
Ex-Australia captain Ian Chappell reacted to Steve Smith being appointed vice-captain of Australian Test team. "Why is Smith looked upon as a different punishment to David Warner?" he said referring to the ball-tampering scandal. "In fact, if anything, I think Steve Smith's crime was greater," he added. He further said, "Cheating is cheating, whether it's big cheating or little cheating."
short by Anmol Sharma / 12:54 pm on 27 Nov
India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was involved in a verbal fight with umpire Nitin Menon during the third day of first Test against New Zealand. The argument ensued after Ashwin adopted a new bowling run-up by running across the umpire in his follow-through. Ashwin reportedly tried to justify his run-up. Rahul Dravid was also seen talking to referee Javagal Srinath.
short by Anmol Sharma / 02:37 pm on 27 Nov
UK cosmetics retailer Lush shut its Facebook, Instagram, and other social media accounts globally on Black Friday, citing harmful effects on teenagers. Lush CEO Mark Constantine told The Guardian he's "happy" to lose $13.3 million in sales by quitting Facebook. "I...thought 'That's their own research...they're ignoring it and we're attracting people to their platform'," the 69-year-old said.
short by Kiran Khatri / 01:43 pm on 27 Nov
A Patna-bound GoAir flight from Bengaluru with 139 passengers on board made an emergency landing at Nagpur airport on Saturday after suffering a glitch in one of the engines. The flight made a safe landing. The passengers are waiting at the GoAir terminal and further arrangements are being done for them, an official said.
short by Anmol Sharma / 02:38 pm on 27 Nov
2 cargo ships collide in Gulf of Kutch, pic of collision surfaces
short by Daisy Mowke / on 27 Nov 2021,Saturday
A collision took place between MVs Aviator and Atlantic Grace in Gulf of Kutch on November 26 night, confirmed PRO Defence Gujarat on Twitter. "No casualties, oil slick reported," the official tweet read. Indian Coast Guard ships in the vicinity have been put on stand-by while the situation continues to be monitored.
short by Daisy Mowke / 02:53 pm on 27 Nov
A woman allegedly helped her 52-year-old lover in raping her 17-year-old daughter in Maharashtra's Aurangabad. The survivor said that when she resisted the sexual advances made by the accused, her mother told her to give in to his demands, following which he sexually assaulted her twice. The survivor's mother also allegedly tried to marry her off to hide the crime.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 02:52 pm on 27 Nov
A sweeper allegedly sexually assaulted a minor girl at a private school in Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh, police said. The accused has been identified as 23-year-old Sinku, who has now been arrested by police. The accused sexually assaulted the girl when she went to the toilet on Friday morning, police added.
short by Ankush Verma / 12:26 pm on 27 Nov
Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Friday said that physical attacks on judicial officers are on the rise. "These attacks appear to be sponsored and synchronised. The law enforcing agencies, particularly the Central agencies, need to deal with such malicious attacks effectively," he added. "There are [also] attacks on the judiciary in the media, particularly social media," CJI stated.
short by Atul Mishra / 12:44 pm on 27 Nov
One of my biggest regrets is losing Hindustan Zinc in 2002: Birla
short by Hiral Goyal / on 27 Nov 2021,Saturday
Kumar Mangalam Birla, the Chairman of Aditya Birla Group, said that one of the biggest regrets in his life was losing Hindustan Zinc to Vedanta in 2002. "We had lost it by a whisker. There were some inventories which we had not accounted for, otherwise we could have made it," said Birla during the ICC's Annual Session and AGM.
short by Hiral Goyal / 02:45 pm on 27 Nov
Sidharth Shukla's family will reportedly release a rap recorded by the late actor on his birth anniversary, December 12. As per reports, Shehnaaz Gill's brother Shehbaz has penned the lyrics for the rap. "The number is an upbeat one, full of life. It's...about Sidharth's journey...Shehnaaz has been working closely on the track and ensuring it's a perfect tribute," reports stated.
short by Udit Gupta / 02:24 pm on 27 Nov
I got what I expected: Ajay on working with Rajamouli in 'RRR'
short by Udit Gupta / on 27 Nov 2021,Saturday
Ajay Devgn opened up about working with SS Rajamouli in the upcoming film 'RRR' and said that the filmmaker's thought process is "completely mindblowing". "The way SS Rajamouli presents cinema is like a celebration," Ajay said, adding, "When I went to work, I got what I expected. I knew that he would be fabulous. I saw the way he works."
short by Udit Gupta / 02:30 pm on 27 Nov
Suniel Shetty's actor-son Ahan Shetty revealed that he has never smoked a cigarette in his life, adding that he was taught how to hold a cigarette and how to inhale and exhale for his debut film 'Tadap'. "The smoking bit was...little difficult for me. He has to look like...a natural smoker so I had to train for that," Ahan added.
short by Udit Gupta / 12:31 pm on 27 Nov
Janhvi Kapoor has wrapped up the shoot of 'Mili', a film bankrolled by her father Boney Kapoor. She shared her experience of working with Boney for the first time. "I finally know what everyone means when they say you give your heart and soul to each film," Janhvi wrote on Instagram. "I hope we make you proud papa," she added.
short by Udit Gupta / 01:16 pm on 27 Nov
Swara Bhasker has revealed that she has been "punished" for expressing her opinion. "I have had brands terminating contracts who said I brought disrepute to brand by participating in CAA, NRC protests," she added. Swara further said if she's being punished for "believing in what are basically the constitutional values of this country" then she's willing to take that punishment.
short by Udit Gupta / 12:22 pm on 27 Nov
Match US' generosity: Biden urges countries to donate more vaccines
short by Athira Sasidharan / on 27 Nov 2021,Saturday
US President Joe Biden has urged other countries to "match America's speed and generosity" and donate more COVID-19 vaccines. This comes amid rising concerns over the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron, detected in South Africa. "The news about this new variant should make clearer than ever why this pandemic will not end until we have global vaccinations," Biden added.
short by Athira Sasidharan / 12:42 pm on 27 Nov
Sri Lanka imposes entry ban on 6 African nations over new variant
short by Shailesh / on 27 Nov 2021,Saturday
Sri Lanka on Saturday said it will ban travellers from six Southern African countries over concerns about the new Omicron variant of COVID-19. The variant was first detected in South Africa and the WHO declared it as a Variant of Concern. The ban will apply to South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho and Eswatini from Monday.
short by Shailesh / 02:49 pm on 27 Nov
Stones thrown at Dalit wedding procession in Rajasthan; 10 arrested
short by Medhaa Gupta / on 27 Nov 2021,Saturday
Ten people were arrested for allegedly pelting stones at a Dalit wedding procession in Rajasthan's Jaipur, police said on Friday. The stone-pelting apparently occurred when the groom arrived at bride's house riding a mare. "It's not common in our village for Dalits to ride mare during wedding procession. I wanted to break this tradition of discrimination," the bride's father said.
short by Medhaa Gupta / 01:08 pm on 27 Nov
Naxals kill sarpanch's husband over development work in C'garh
short by Medhaa Gupta / on 27 Nov 2021,Saturday
Naxals allegedly killed a village sarpanch's 33-year-old husband in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur and set a JCB machine on fire on Friday, a police official said. Police said that later, a banner was found wherein Naxals claimed the deceased was killed as "punishment" for supporting development work. The deceased was killed in front of villagers, the city's Police Superintendent Girija Jaiswal said.
short by Medhaa Gupta / 02:34 pm on 27 Nov
Fire breaks out at footwear shop in Pune; no casualties reported
short by Medhaa Gupta / on 27 Nov 2021,Saturday
A fire broke out at a footwear shop in Pune's Shivaji Market on Friday and the situation was brought under control within half an hour. A fire officer said that no casualties were reported and nobody was injured in the incident. Prima facie, it appeared that the fire was caused by a short circuit, a fireman said.
short by Medhaa Gupta / 01:45 pm on 27 Nov
2 men open fire during checking drive in GB Nagar, policeman injured
short by Atul Mishra / on 27 Nov 2021,Saturday
Two bike-borne men opened fire during a vehicle checking drive in Gautam Buddha Nagar's Greater Noida on Friday, police said. A sub-inspector, identified as Ankur Chaudhury, received a bullet injury in his leg and was admitted to a hospital later. Police have arrested one of the men for allegedly shooting at the sub-inspector, while the other is on the run.
short by Atul Mishra / 01:41 pm on 27 Nov
Bengaluru's KSR Railway station gets fish foot spa, fountain
short by Medhaa Gupta / on 27 Nov 2021,Saturday
A fish foot spa and a 'selfie point' fountain were inaugurated at the KSR Railway station in Bengaluru by the Divisional Railway Manager for South Western Railway's (SWR) Bengaluru Division Shyam Singh on Friday. "This will make...passengers' waiting time pleasurable and enhance their travelling experience," an SWR release said. The fish foot spa will charge ₹75 for 10 minutes.
short by Medhaa Gupta / 02:03 pm on 27 Nov
Japan PM vows to strengthen defence power amid China, N Korea threats
short by Athira Sasidharan / on 27 Nov 2021,Saturday
Japanese PM Fumio Kishida has vowed to create a stronger military force to protect the country amid growing threats from China and North Korea. "I'll consider all options, including possessing...enemy base strike capability, to pursue strengthening of defence power that is necessary," he said. Security situation around Japan is rapidly changing and "the reality is severer than ever", he added.
short by Athira Sasidharan / 12:59 pm on 27 Nov
Won't stop you from crossing into EU: Belarus Prez to migrants
short by Athira Sasidharan / on 27 Nov 2021,Saturday
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko told migrants stranded at the border with Poland that his country "will not hold anyone behind barbed wire" if they want to enter the European Union. "We'll work with you to achieve your dream," he added. EU has accused Belarus of encouraging migrants to cross into the bloc via Poland, Lithuania in response to its sanctions.
short by Athira Sasidharan / 02:02 pm on 27 Nov
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