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Ishaan replies as troll says he is justifying Shahid's Kabir Singh
short by Daisy Mowke / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
Actor Ishaan Khatter has responded to a troll who commented on one of his posts that he is justifying his half-brother Shahid Kapoor's 'Kabir Singh', while adding that the film is ''misogynistic". In the post, Ishaan had praised Shahid's performance in the film. Replying to the troll, Ishaan wrote, "Everybody should have an opinion. I don't agree with yours​."
short by Daisy Mowke / 06:30 pm on 26 Jun
Avengers: Endgame beats Avatar's original box-office collection
short by Daisy Mowke / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
With $2.75 billion worldwide earnings, 'Avengers: Endgame' crossed the collections of the 2009 film 'Avatar' before the latter was re-released. In its original theatrical run, 'Avatar' earned $2.749 billion worldwide and grossed an additional $33 million in its 2010 re-release, which featured nine minutes of unseen footage. Notably, 'Avengers: Endgame' will also be re-released in America with additional footage.
short by Daisy Mowke / 07:00 pm on 26 Jun
I live the most normal & regular life: 'Spider-Man' actor Tom Holland
short by Daisy Mowke / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
'Spider-Man' actor Tom Holland has said he has done "a good job of only being in the spotlight when [he needs] to be". "I don't get paparazzied. I don't go to fancy parties," he added. "I live the most normal and regular life...When I'm not tour, you will never see me in the newspaper," the 23-year-old said.
short by Daisy Mowke / 07:30 pm on 26 Jun
93-year-old woman arrested by UK Police to complete her dying wish
short by Pragya Swastik / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
The Greater Manchester Police in the UK recently arrested a 93-year-old woman named Josie Birds, who had committed no crime, because she said it was her "dying wish". She was 'arrested' and taken to a police station to experience it. "A big thank you to Greater Manchester Police for 'arresting' my Gran Josie today," the woman's granddaughter tweeted.
short by Pragya Swastik / 07:20 pm on 26 Jun
We bleed blue, not aware of jersey colour vs England: Bharat Arun
short by Anmol Sharma / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
After several reports stated that India will wear orange-coloured jersey against England in 2019 World Cup, team's bowling coach Bharat Arun said, "We aren't aware what colours we will be wearing." "We haven't given any thought to it. Our focus is on tomorrow's match (against West Indies). We bleed blue," he added. India will face England on June 30.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:40 pm on 26 Jun
Sarfaraz Ahmed takes one-handed diving catch to dismiss Ross Taylor
short by Anmol Sharma / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
Pakistan wicketkeeper-captain Sarfaraz Ahmed dived to his right to successfully complete a one-handed catch to dismiss New Zealand's Ross Taylor in the 2019 World Cup on Wednesday. Taylor had edged a Shaheen Afridi delivery in ninth over when Sarfaraz dived and stretched his right hand to hold on to the ball. Taylor got out for three runs off eight balls.
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:20 pm on 26 Jun
Saw wife crying when I reached room: Sarfaraz on fat shaming video
short by Anmol Sharma / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has revealed he saw his wife crying when he went back to his hotel room after a video of a fan calling him pig went viral. "I tried to explain to her that this is just one video and that we have had people walk up to us and tell things on our faces," he added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 06:55 pm on 26 Jun
Apple cancels $22-million deal for new iPhone camera tech: Report
short by Kanishka Pandey / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
Apple has reportedly cancelled an around $22-million deal with British technology firm Nanoco for advanced iPhone camera sensor. The 'quantum dot' technology, being developed by Nanoco, allows camera sensors to gather light more efficiently compared to silicon designs. Nanoco's stock plummeted 74% last week on announcement of losing a deal with a client, which has now been reported as Apple.
short by Kanishka Pandey / 08:04 pm on 26 Jun
BJYM workers recite Hanuman Chalisa on road to counter namaz in WB
short by Pragya Swastik / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) members recited Hanuman Chalisa on the road in West Bengal's Howrah on Tuesday. BJYM's OP Singh said, "GT Road is blocked to offer Friday namaz. Patients die, people can't reach office on time." He added, "As long as it continues, we'll recite Hanuman Chalisa on Tuesdays on all main roads near Hanuman temples."
short by Pragya Swastik / 08:02 pm on 26 Jun
Bihar boy fractures left hand, doctors cast plaster on right
short by Apaar Sharma / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
The staff at Darbhanga Medical College & Hospital in Bihar plastered the right hand of a seven-year-old boy who had fractured his left hand. The boy said, "I tried telling them while they were giving me the treatment but they didn't listen to me." His mother said, "This is utter negligence. We were not even provided with a single tablet."
short by Apaar Sharma / 07:03 pm on 26 Jun
Uttarakhand cabinet minister's son killed in road accident in UP
short by Pragya Swastik / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
Two persons including the son of Uttarakhand cabinet minister Arvind Pandey were killed and another was critically injured in a road accident near Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly during wee hours of Wednesday. Minister Arvind Pandey's son Ankur Pandey along with Munna Giri, died on the spot. Their car collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction.
short by Pragya Swastik / 06:43 pm on 26 Jun
Hindus donate land for graveyard to Muslims in Ayodhya
short by Apaar Sharma / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
Hindus in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya have donated land to Muslims for a graveyard. "The land is by the side of a graveyard and some Muslims buried their dead here. There were disputes and tension, but now we've settled the matter," said a signatory to the land deed. The registered deed for 1.25 bissas of land was signed on June 20.
short by Apaar Sharma / 06:51 pm on 26 Jun
Delhi triple murder case solved, daughter of victim's friend arrested
short by Pragya Swastik / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
Three days after an elderly couple and a nursing attendant were found murdered in Vasant Vihar, the Delhi Police on Wednesday said they've solved the case. The daughter of the slain elderly woman's friend has been arrested along with her live-in partner. Police said the CCTV footage showed the two left the house seven hours before the bodies were discovered.
short by Pragya Swastik / 06:55 pm on 26 Jun
BJP General Secy's son held for beating municipal official with bat
short by Apaar Sharma / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya's son and BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya was arrested today for thrashing a Municipal Corporation officer with a bat in Madhya Pradesh's Indore. A case was registered against him and 10 others after a video of him beating the officer surfaced online. Akash claimed the officers were carrying out an illegal drive to demolish a building.
short by Apaar Sharma / 06:35 pm on 26 Jun
Ravi Shankar Prasad countered by BJP MP in Lok Sabha
short by Apaar Sharma / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad was countered by BJP MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy in Lok Sabha. Prasad said during natural calamities such as floods and cyclones, only state-run telecom companies BSNL and MTNL provide free services, which Rudy contradicted by saying private operators also give free services. Prasad then said private companies provide free services only for a few days.
short by Apaar Sharma / 07:35 pm on 26 Jun
We're friends who can help each other: US' Pompeo on ties with India
short by Nandini Sinha / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
US' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, during his visit to Delhi, called India an important friend and partner for America. "We can see each other not just as bilateral partners, but something much bigger than that so that we can help each other all around the world," Pompeo added. "All relationships are work-in-progress," Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said.
short by Nandini Sinha / 08:20 pm on 26 Jun
France held responsible for air pollution in first such ruling
short by Nandini Sinha / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
A French court has held the country responsible for failing to limit air pollution in and around Paris, in the first such ruling in France. The ruling came in a case filed by a woman after she and her daughter suffered respiratory ailments due to pollution. There was insufficient evidence to award damages for the ailments, the court said.
short by Nandini Sinha / 06:03 pm on 26 Jun
Boeing starts parking undelivered 737 Max jets at staff parking lot
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
US aerospace major Boeing has started parking some undelivered 737 Max jets in an employee parking lot at its Renton factory in Washington state. "We are using resources across the Boeing enterprise during the pause in 737 Max deliveries," the company said. All Boeing 737 Max planes worldwide have been grounded since March this year following the Ethiopian Airlines crash.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 06:55 pm on 26 Jun
Shakib will go down as the greatest Bangladesh player: Hussey
short by Utkarsh Kumar / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
Ex-Australia cricketer Michael Hussey has said all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will go down as "one of the greats of the game and certainly as the greatest Bangladesh player". Hussey credited Shakib for putting Bangladesh in the fifth position on points table. Shakib recently became the first-ever all-rounder to score 400-plus runs and take 10 wickets in a World Cup edition.
short by Utkarsh Kumar / 06:44 pm on 26 Jun
Won't tolerate FDI norms violations: Govt warns e-commerce firms
short by Kanishka Pandey / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
Union commerce minister Piyush Goyal, in his recent meeting with stakeholders including e-commerce firms, warned strictly against the violations of FDI norms by the e-commerce firms. Goyal addressed the chief executives of close to 25 e-commerce companies, including Flipkart, Amazon India and Zomato. The government is planning to bring out a national policy on e-commerce within the next 12 months.
short by Kanishka Pandey / 08:04 pm on 26 Jun
Charged football-like molecules found in space for 1st time
short by Kanishka Pandey / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has helped confirm the presence of electrically charged version of football-like molecules called "Buckminsterfullerene" in the interstellar medium (ISM) for the first time. The molecule comprises 60 carbon atoms (C60) arranged in a hollow sphere. It gets ionized when ultraviolet light from stars tears off an electron from it, giving it a positive charge, NASA said.
short by Kanishka Pandey / 07:17 pm on 26 Jun
Won't let US use our territory to attack Iran, says Iraq
short by Nandini Sinha / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
Iraq won't allow the US to use its bases there to launch an attack on neighbouring Iran, Iraq's President Barham Salih said. "This part of the world has been going through a cycle of conflict for so many years, we don't need another war," he added. Tensions between the US and Iran escalated after the downing of an American drone.
short by Nandini Sinha / 07:58 pm on 26 Jun
Data storage rules kept out of e-commerce policy: Reports
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal has reportedly decided to keep data localisation norms out of the final e-commerce policy. In a meeting with e-commerce companies, Goyal reportedly said data protection would now be handled by the IT Ministry. He added that the government's effort would be to bring convergence of interests of e-commerce platforms and small retailers, reports further said.
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / 07:40 pm on 26 Jun
Reliance Industries to raise $1.85 bn from offshore lenders
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries (RIL) on Wednesday said it has signed pacts with overseas lenders to avail long-term loans of $1.85 billion (around ₹12,800 crore). The funds would be used to finance capital expenditure in the normal course of its business. This comes amid reports of RIL planning to infuse as much as ₹20,000 crore into its telecom unit Jio.
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / 06:00 pm on 26 Jun
India's May steel exports fall to lowest in three years
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / on 26 Jun 2019,Wednesday
India exported 319,000 tonnes of finished steel in May, down 28% from the year-ago period, Reuters reported citing preliminary government data. This is the lowest level since April 2016. Steel exports to the EU dropped 55% amid 'safeguard' measures to prevent a surge of steel imports as a result of US' tariffs, while exports to Nepal were down 22%.
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / 07:18 pm on 26 Jun
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