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Soaps can increase pimples, switch to Himalaya Neem Face Wash: Himalaya
short by Roshan Gupta / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
Consumers use soap on their face, unaware that it can damage skin and increase pimples, revealed Himalaya. With its campaign, Himalaya aims to empower consumers with scientific knowledge to make right decisions. It urges consumers to trust science and switch to Himalaya Purifying Neem Face Wash claiming that it is 100% soap-free and clinically proven to prevent pimples from recurring.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:00 am on 17 Aug
Tennis player Sania Mirza's sister Anam and ex-Team India captain Mohammed Azharuddin's son Asaduddin have been blessed with a baby girl. Sharing the news on Instagram, Anam revealed that they have named their first child 'Dua' and wrote, "She’s doing well and so am I. Please keep Our Dua in your duas." Anam and Asaduddin got married in December 2019.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:50 am on 17 Aug
Pregnant woman finds knife in her Subway sandwich in UK; shares pics
short by Ankush Verma / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
A pregnant woman has demanded an apology after finding a sharp knife in her Subway sandwich in UK's Suffolk. A Subway spokesperson said that the chain made four attempts to contact Nerice Moyse to resolve the issue but got no response. The spokesperson also said that the staff apologised as soon as they were made aware of the discovery.
short by Ankush Verma / 09:35 am on 17 Aug
India reports 9,062 new COVID-19 cases and 36 deaths in 24 hours
short by Apaar Sharma / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
India has reported 9,062 new COVID-19 cases and 36 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Active cases in the country went down to 1,05,058, while the daily positivity rate declined to 2.49%. India reported 15,220 recoveries in the last 24 hours, taking the total recoveries to 4,36,54,064.
short by Apaar Sharma / 09:50 am on 17 Aug
Responding to a Twitter user, the world's richest person and Tesla CEO Elon Musk clarified that he is not buying football club Manchester United. He wrote, "This is a long-running joke on Twitter. I'm not buying any sports teams." Earlier on Wednesday, Musk while commenting on a thread of political allegiances, tweeted, "I'm buying Manchester United ur welcome."
short by Ridham Gambhir / 10:40 am on 17 Aug
Ghulam Nabi Azad quits J&K Congress post hours after appointment
short by Atul Mishra / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad resigned from the post of chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir campaign committee, hours after the appointment. He has also resigned from the party's Jammu and Kashmir political affairs committee. Azad cited health reasons while resigning, as per reports. Notably, the Congress campaign committee was newly constituted on Tuesday.
short by Atul Mishra / 10:11 am on 17 Aug
CNG price reduced by ₹4 per kg in Pune
short by Subhangi Singh / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
Price of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) has been reduced by ₹4 per kg in Pune starting today, the All India Petrol Dealers Association said. The CNG will now cost ₹87 per kg which was earlier priced at ₹91 per kg. The price reduction is done on account of a downward revision in the purchase cost of domestic natural gas.
short by Subhangi Singh / 10:21 am on 17 Aug
6 members of a family found dead at their home in Jammu
short by Ankush Verma / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
Six members of a family have been found dead under suspicious circumstances at their home in Jammu's Sidhra locality, police said. The bodies have been taken to the Government Medical College and Hospital in the city, the police told news agency PTI. Teams have arrived at the location and are investigating the incident, the police further said.
short by Ankush Verma / 09:49 am on 17 Aug
I was asked by wife to see Arjun Reddy, stopped after 45 mins: Liger maker
short by Arnab Mukherji / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
Director Puri Jagannadh, whose upcoming film 'Liger' stars actors Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday, said he was "asked" by his "wife" to watch Vijay's film 'Arjun Reddy' which was criticised for toxic masculinity and being misogynistic. "I stopped after watching the movie for 45 minutes," added Jagannadh. "The reason is that...I felt he acted so honestly," he stated.
short by Arnab Mukherji / 09:39 am on 17 Aug
It's common; be it anything, trolling is always there: Vijay Deverakonda
short by Amartya Sharma / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
Vijay Deverakonda opened up about social media trolling and said that it's an everyday thing. "It's common...Even before I became an actor, aunties...uncles used to troll about results, college, job, etc. and now it's social media trolling," he added. Vijay stated, "Be it anything, trolling is always there." Vijay will next be seen in 'Liger', which also features Ananya Panday.
short by Amartya Sharma / 10:37 am on 17 Aug
All the Khans in B'wood are legends: Ektaa on boycott 'Laal...' trend
short by Amartya Sharma / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
Producer Ektaa Kapoor has reacted to the Twitter trend calling for a boycott of Aamir Khan-starrer 'Laal Singh Chaddha'. "All the Khans in the industry (Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan)...especially Aamir, are legends. We cannot boycott them," she said. Ektaa added, "It is so strange we are boycotting the very people who've given the best of business in the industry."
short by Amartya Sharma / 10:04 am on 17 Aug
Chat with soldier gave me power to do another film after Panipat: Arjun
short by Amartya Sharma / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
Arjun Kapoor revealed he was unsure if he would be able to do 'Bhoot Police' after 'Panipat' failed and the theatres were shut due to lockdown. He added he met an army person when he reached Dalhousie for filming 'Bhoot Police'. "I was...broken...underconfident...I talked to him for three minutes...his words gave me the power to do that film," Arjun added.
short by Amartya Sharma / 10:00 am on 17 Aug
India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has said pacer Trent Boult, who recently gave up his central contract, will make more money by playing in the T20 leagues than what he'll make by playing for New Zealand. "For that professional and financial liberation, he's not signing the central contract," added Ashwin. Boult was bought by RR for ₹8 crore in IPL auction.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 10:44 am on 17 Aug
Ten Hag would've got rid of every Man Utd player if he could: Ferdinand
short by Arnab Mukherji / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
With Manchester United winless in Premier League after 1-2 and 0-4 defeats against Brighton and Brentford respectively, ex-Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand said the club's manager Erik ten Hag would've "got rid" of every player if possible. "That's the dream scenario," he added. "When you don't have the balls to play, you don't deserve to get the shirt," stated Ferdinand.
short by Arnab Mukherji / 10:17 am on 17 Aug
Serena Williams loses to 19-year-old Emma Raducanu in Cincinnati
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
Twenty three-time singles' Grand Slam champion Serena Williams lost in straight sets to 19-year-old Emma Raducanu in her final WTA tournament at the Cincinnati Open. Raducanu won the game 6-4, 6-0 to move to the second round. "I can't believe I just played Serena...She's just such a legend," said Raducanu after the game.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 09:45 am on 17 Aug
Following Bihar Cabinet expansion, Ex-Bihar Deputy CM and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday said the new Cabinet reflects social imbalance and it has faces with criminal antecedents. "Surendra Yadav, Ramanand Yadav and Lalit Yadav, who are these people…What message [does] Nitishji wants to give by including such people in the Cabinet?" Sushil Kumar Modi asked.
short by Sakshi Sharma / 10:01 am on 17 Aug
Activist who opposed MP's Khargone bulldozer drive arrested under NSA
short by Atul Mishra / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
Muslim activist Zaid Pathan, who opposed the Madhya Pradesh government's Khargone bulldozer drive, has been arrested under the National Security Act (NSA). Pathan was arrested for allegedly disturbing communal harmony and posting objectionable posts on social media, Indore DM Manish Singh said. Khargone bulldozer drive had taken place following violence during Ram Navami processions.
short by Atul Mishra / 10:40 am on 17 Aug
Telangana Animal Husbandry Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav on Tuesday reviewed arrangements for Ganesh festival in Hyderabad. During the meeting, Talasani asked officials to repair damaged roads related to the routes of Ganesh procession within stipulated period. Further, state Home Minister Mahmood Ali directed police officials to deploy additional forces and 'SHE Teams' in suspected areas.
short by Shiwangi / 10:27 am on 17 Aug
BMC blames illegal alterations for ceiling collapse in Mumbai's Mulund
short by Subhangi Singh / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has blamed illegal alterations by the contractor for the collapse of ceiling in a residential building in Mumbai's Mulund East on Monday, which killed two senior citizens. The building was neither dilapidated nor dangerous but it was an old structure which was only up to ground floor for over 25 years, a senior official said.
short by Subhangi Singh / 10:09 am on 17 Aug
Pune records most deaths as swine flu infections rise in Maharashtra
short by Atul Mishra / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
Pune has recorded the most number of deaths at 13, as Maharashtra has witnessed a rise in the number of swine flu cases. Until mid-August, the state witnessed at least 1,449 swine flu cases out of which 43 patients have died so far. After Pune, Nashik has witnessed six deaths, followed by Thane at five and Nagpur at four.
short by Atul Mishra / 09:40 am on 17 Aug
Sri Lanka says it's not paying for ex-Prez Rajapaksa's expenses abroad
short by Athira Sasidharan / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
The Sri Lankan government said that it's not paying for the overseas stay of ex-President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled the country after mass protests. "All such expenses are borne by the personal funds of the former President," the Information Department said. Rajapaksa is currently in Thailand. He arrived in Thailand last week from Singapore after his short-term visit pass expired.
short by Athira Sasidharan / 10:27 am on 17 Aug
Rishi Sunak pledges civil service overhaul if elected UK PM
short by Athira Sasidharan / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
Ex-UK Finance Minister Rishi Sunak pledged a major overhaul of the country's civil service to create a "sharper, leaner" bureaucracy if he's elected as UK's next PM. "I'll strengthen civil servants' experience...allow ministers to bring in more external expertise, and bring in performance pay so we have a truly Rolls Royce service delivering for and accountable to...British people," Sunak said.
short by Athira Sasidharan / 09:36 am on 17 Aug
After Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto won the presidential election, opposition leader Raila Odinga said that he would pursue all legal options to challenge the outcome. As per the official tally, Ruto narrowly beat his rival Odinga with 50.5% votes. Odinga called the figures declared by the election commission as "null and void", and his supporters alleged rampant electoral malpractice.
short by Purnima Rajput / 10:42 am on 17 Aug
Senior UN official visits Myanmar to meet military leadership
short by Purnima Rajput / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
A senior United Nations official, Noeleen Heyzer, arrived in the capital of Myanmar, Naypyidaw, on Tuesday to meet the country's military chief Min Aung Hlaing. "She will focus on addressing the deteriorating situation and immediate concerns," UN said in a statement. A junta spokesperson said that Heyzer has not requested to meet former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
short by Purnima Rajput / 10:24 am on 17 Aug
Sensex rises 64.90 points to open at 59,907, Nifty at 17,845
short by Srishty Choudhury / on 17 Aug 2022,Wednesday
Benchmark indices opened in green on Wednesday with Sensex up 64.90 points at 59,907.11 and Nifty at 17,844.70 with a rise of 19.40 points. NTPC, Grasim Industries, BPCL, Hero MotoCorp and Eicher Motors were among the major Nifty gainers, while the stock of HDFC, HDFC Bank, Infosys, TCS and HCL Technologies slipped. Nearly 1,452 shares advanced and 450 shares declined.
short by Srishty Choudhury / 09:49 am on 17 Aug
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