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Distorting history: Netaji's grandnephew on Veer Savarkar biopic
short by Nakul Ahuja / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
The recently released trailer of 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar' has claimed that he inspired freedom fighters like Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Bhagat Singh and Khudiram Bose. Reacting to this, Netaji's grandnephew Chandra Kumar Bose said, "This (the film) is an attempt to distort history. It will pass on the wrong facts to today's generation."
short by Nakul Ahuja / 10:45 pm on 30 May
Ravindra Jadeja changes Instagram DP in tribute to MS Dhoni
short by Anmol Sharma / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
CSK all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja changed his Instagram display picture (DP) in tribute to CSK captain MS Dhoni. He changed his DP to the picture showing Dhoni lifting him after IPL 2023 title win. Earlier, Jadeja had shared pictures of himself with Dhoni on social media, writing, "We did it for one and only MS Dhoni. Anything for Mahi bhai."
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:12 pm on 30 May
Who were the highest wicket-takers in IPL 2023?
short by Anmol Sharma / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
The top-three wicket-takers in IPL 2023 all belonged to runners-up GT. Their fast bowler Mohammad Shami was the top wicket-taker with 28 scalps, followed by pacer Mohit Sharma (27 wickets) and leg-spinner Rashid Khan (27 wickets). MI's Piyush Chawla was the fourth-highest wicket-taker (22 wickets). RR's Yuzvendra Chahal and CSK's Tushar Deshpande took 21 wickets each.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:04 pm on 30 May
Who were the highest run-scorers in IPL 2023?
short by Anmol Sharma / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
GT opener Shubman Gill top-scored in IPL 2023 with 890 runs in 17 innings. Gill's tally of runs in IPL 2023 is the second-highest for any batter in an IPL season after Virat Kohli's 973 runs in IPL 2016. RCB captain Faf du Plessis was the second-highest run-scorer in IPL 2023, with 730 runs in 14 innings.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:20 pm on 30 May
International wrestling body United World Wrestling (UWW) has condemned the treatment meted out to protesting Indian wrestlers and their detention following a scuffle with police. "The events of these last days are...worrying," it said. The UWW also threatened to suspend the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) if it fails to hold its election within the 45-day deadline.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 10:47 pm on 30 May
Eleven sports personalities from Manipur, including Olympic medal-winning weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, have written to Home Minister Amit Shah, urging him to find a solution to the ongoing crisis in the state. "It is pertinent to mention that we shall surrender our awards if the Centre fails to take necessary action to restore peace in Manipur soon," the letter states.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 10:45 pm on 30 May
Disgrace to India: Tharoor on wrestlers immersing medals in Ganga
short by Nakul Ahuja / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor weighed in on the decision by protesting wrestlers to immerse their medals in the Ganga, saying it is a disgrace to the country. Tharoor said it's sad that athletes who have worked so hard and brought so many laurels to the country are being treated so badly. Notably, the wrestlers didn't immerse their medals on Tuesday.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 10:54 pm on 30 May
Before Nvidia, which other US firms have hit the $1 tn m-cap?
short by Srishty Choudhury / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
Nvidia has become the world's only ninth company to hit $1 trillion in market value after the chipmaker's shares continued to surge after a bumper earnings report on Tuesday. Other US companies to have achieved this milestone include Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet and Amazon. Nvidia has also become the first chipmaker to join the trillion-dollar club.
short by Srishty Choudhury / 11:01 pm on 30 May
Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes begins 11-year jail term in US
short by Pragya Swastik / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
American former biotechnology entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes began her 11-year prison sentence in the US on Tuesday for defrauding investors through her now-defunct blood-testing startup Theranos. The former billionaire was sentenced to over 11 years in prison and ordered to pay $452 million to investors. The 39-year-old Stanford dropout will reportedly be lodged in an all-female prison in Texas.
short by Pragya Swastik / 11:24 pm on 30 May
India to host SCO Summit virtually on July 4, PM to chair meet
short by Deepika Bhatt / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
India has decided to host the annual Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in a virtual format on July 4, the Ministry of External Affairs said. The summit will be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The in-person SCO summit took place in the Uzbek city of Samarkand last year.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 11:09 pm on 30 May
Railways' Rail Coach Factory (RCF), Kapurthala, failed to deliver even one Vande Bharat train in 2022-23 against a projected target of 32, PTI reported citing documents accessed by it. Overall, the factory manufactured 1,478 coaches against a target of 1,885. Officials have said the production of Vande Bharat trains in the factory is likely to begin by September 2024.
short by Pragya Swastik / 10:48 pm on 30 May
A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Boeing 777 aircraft was seized by authorities in Malaysia over a lease dispute on Tuesday, a report said. The aircraft, acquired on lease from Malaysia, was seized at Kuala Lumpur International Airport over non-payment of dues worth $4 million, the report added. The plane was seized following a court order.
short by Daisy Mowke / 11:11 pm on 30 May
Expected different years after Udaan but there was a pause: Rajat
short by Udit Gupta / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
Actor Rajat Barmecha said that he had "expected different initial few years" after the release of 'Udaan' which, he said, did not happen. "There was a pause," he added. Rajat, however, said that the OTT space gave him stability. "That made me even more confident that I could be choosy as my film choices have been selective," Rajat said.
short by Udit Gupta / 10:58 pm on 30 May
Shraddha calls me every year to thank me for 'Aashiqui 2': Mohit
short by Udit Gupta / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
'Aashiqui 2' director Mohit Suri revealed that Shraddha Kapoor calls and messages him every year on the film's anniversary, and thanks him for the opportunity. "She feels 'Aashiqui 2' is the film which gave her prominence," he added. "Shraddha doesn't need to do this but she does this...and this shows the human being she is," said Mohit.
short by Udit Gupta / 11:03 pm on 30 May
Adulting is hard, says Sonakshi as she shares pics of new house
short by Kameshwari / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
Sonakshi Sinha shared pictures in which she was seen setting up her new house in Mumbai. On Instagram, Sonakshi wrote about how adulting is hard. "Head is swirling with plants and pots and lights and mattresses and plates and cushions and chairs and tables, forks and spoons, sinks and bins...Doing up a house isn't easy," the actress captioned the post.
short by Kameshwari / 11:06 pm on 30 May
Rahane wasn't in thoughts but 61(27) vs MI sealed spot: Fleming
short by Arnab Mukherji / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
Talking about CSK batter Ajinkya Rahane, CSK head coach Stephen Fleming said, "He wasn't in our...thoughts but the game in Mumbai [where he scored 61 off 27 vs MI] was really defining." "It was one of our best wins in IPL 2023 and he was the big catalyst behind it, so he cemented that number three spot," added Fleming.
short by Arnab Mukherji / 11:03 pm on 30 May
MSD did coaching session with Conway, was almost comical: Fleming
short by Arnab Mukherji / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
CSK head coach Stephen Fleming said MS Dhoni "did absolutely no" wicketkeeping practice during IPL 2023. "He tried doing...coaching session with Devon Conway who's an international keeper. It was almost comical when Dhoni was explaining what he does," added Fleming. Discussing Dhoni's stumping to dismiss Shubman Gill in IPL 2023 final, Fleming stated, "That was Dhoni at his best."
short by Arnab Mukherji / 11:30 pm on 30 May
Video shows world no.2 Medvedev's defeat in French Open 1st round
short by Arnab Mukherji / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
World number two tennis player Daniil Medvedev was seen getting knocked out of French Open 2023 following a defeat in first round against world number 172 Thiago Wild. French Open's YouTube channel shared a video showing Medvedev's 6-7, 7-6, 6-2, 3-6, 4-6 loss. Medvedev's the first second seed to lose in French Open's first round since Pete Sampras in 2000.
short by Arnab Mukherji / 10:51 pm on 30 May
2nd all-private astronaut mission's crew heads back to Earth
short by Mansi Agarwal / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
The four-member crew of Axiom Mission 2, the second all-private astronaut mission to International Space Station (ISS), is heading back to Earth in SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft. The spacecraft has undocked from ISS and is expected to splash down off the coast of Florida on Wednesday at around 8:30 am IST. The mission carried the first Saudi Arabian woman to space.
short by Mansi Agarwal / 11:05 pm on 30 May
Japan urges India to rescind WTO appeal over IT tariffs: Report
short by Mansi Agarwal / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
Japan has urged India to rescind its appeal against a WTO panel ruling that said the country's import duties on certain IT products violated global trading rules, PTI reported citing a Geneva-based official. The ruling was made after complaints regarding the matter were made by the EU, Japan and Taiwan. India appealed against the ruling last week.
short by Mansi Agarwal / 11:25 pm on 30 May
China's H World Group sells minor stake in OYO for ₹75 cr: Reports
short by Mansi Agarwal / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
Chinese hotel management company H World Group has sold a 0.15% stake in OYO for about ₹75 crore, PTI and The Economic Times reported. H World is now reportedly left with a stake worth ₹300 crore in OYO. The Chinese firm, which acquired a stake in OYO for $10 million in 2017, reportedly earned a 500% return on the sale.
short by Mansi Agarwal / 10:52 pm on 30 May
Water vapour plume seen jetting from Saturn’s moon Enceladus: NASA
short by Aishwarya Awasthi / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
Researchers have detected a water vapour plume jetting from Saturn's moon Enceladus using NASA's Webb telescope. "It shocking to detect a water plume more than 20 times the size of the moon," NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center's Geronimo Villanueva said. The rate at which the vapour is gushing out is enough to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool in hours.
short by Aishwarya Awasthi / 10:46 pm on 30 May
Delhi Metro starts WhatsApp-based ticket service on Airport Line
short by Deepika Bhatt / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Tuesday launched a WhatsApp-based ticketing service on Airport Express Line. Commuters will have to add the DMRC's official WhatsApp number 9650855800 to their phone's contact list. A maximum of six QR code-based tickets can be generated for each passenger.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 11:01 pm on 30 May
Alstom lowest bidder for 100 aluminium Vande Bharat trains: Report
short by Aishwarya Awasthi / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
French railway firm Alstom has emerged as the lowest bidder for the ₹30,000-crore tender for manufacturing and maintenance of 100 aluminium body Vande Bharat trains, Moneycontrol said citing documents. It bid ₹151 crore per trainset and is looking to manufacture all 100 aluminium Vande Bharat rakes. The winning bidder will get ₹13,000 crore upon delivery.
short by Aishwarya Awasthi / 11:03 pm on 30 May
MF sector safe, SEBI to step in if self-regulation not firm: Buch
short by Srishty Choudhury / on 30 May 2023,Tuesday
SEBI Chairperson Madhabi Puri Buch considers the mutual funds (MF) sector "safe", however, if Association of Mutual Funds in India fails to adopt robust self-regulation measures, SEBI will step in to ensure investor protection. She lauded AMFI for upholding high safety standards in the MF industry. AMFI should establish an ethics committee to take action against individuals engaging in misconduct.
short by Srishty Choudhury / 11:11 pm on 30 May
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