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The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Sunday said that it will file a review appeal in Supreme Court against Ayodhya verdict. It added that Muslim community will not accept 5-acre land and that Sunni Waqf Board should respect the view of Muslim community. Notably, Sunni Waqf Board had said that it will not file a review plea.
short by Anmol Sharma / 03:50 pm on 17 Nov
Ayushmann Khurrana's wife Tahira, during her appearance on 'The Love, Laugh, Live Show', said she was earlier insecure about Ayushmann's make-out scenes. "But when I was watching the edits of 'AndhaDhun', I told the team that something is missing in the make-out scene between Ayushmann and Radhika Apte," she added. "[At] that moment, I realised about the transformation," said Tahira.
short by Daisy Mowke / 03:37 pm on 17 Nov
A video from Mumbai airport shows American singer Katy Perry leaving India during the early hours of Sunday after her concert in the city. As she makes her way towards the gate, the security personnel can be seen asking her for her passport. The singer stops for a brief moment and then walks in without presenting the passport.
short by Daisy Mowke / 02:30 pm on 17 Nov
If online clicks make you happy, you are a loser: Singer Lucky Ali
short by Daisy Mowke / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
Singer Lucky Ali has said the number of online views his songs garner doesn't interest him. "I'm happy when people like it but if you feel happy that 'oh my god! I got so many clicks', then you are a loser because that's what you depend on," he added. "You should depend on what your heart says," Lucky further said.
short by Daisy Mowke / 01:35 pm on 17 Nov
Latest ICC Test rankings released, Mohammed Shami breaks into top 10
short by Anmol Sharma / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
India fast bowler Mohammed Shami has broken into the top ten of latest rankings for bowlers in Test cricket, climbing eight places to the seventh spot. Shami's 790 rating points are third best for an Indian pacer with only Kapil Dev (877) and Jasprit Bumrah (835) having recorded more points. Meanwhile, Mayank Agarwal reached 11th position in rankings for batsmen.
short by Anmol Sharma / 03:21 pm on 17 Nov
Western Australia all-rounder Ashton Agar suffered a laceration to the bridge of his nose after dropping a catch hit by his own brother, South Australia's Wes Agar, in a Marsh One-Day Cup match. Ashton attempted a catch off Wes at mid-on but slipped and copped the ball right between his eyes. "I was pretty rattled...It looked really bad," Wes said.
short by Anmol Sharma / 03:29 pm on 17 Nov
During a question-answer session on Twitter, a fan asked former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar who his favourite bowler is. Responding to the fan, the 44-year-old said, "Virat Kohli." Trolling Akhtar for his response, a user tweeted, "Lagta hai Mohammed Shami kehna tha aap ne." "You are in awe of Kohli that you named him favourite bowler also," wrote another.
short by Anmol Sharma / 04:17 pm on 17 Nov
Playing his first match after serving a backdated eight-month ban for doping violation, Mumbai's 20-year-old opener Prithvi Shaw smashed 63 runs off 39 deliveries against Assam in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on Sunday. After reaching the 50-run mark, Shaw raised his bat and gestured towards the camera, indicating 'let my bat do the talking'.
short by Anmol Sharma / 02:27 pm on 17 Nov
Cops are not welcome: Social network suspends Assam Police's account
short by Ankush Verma / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
Social network Mastodon on November 14 suspended the account of the Assam Police, saying that "cops are not welcome". "One of the moderators of Mastodon informed that our account has been suspended following reports from users who didn't feel safe with our presence," a member of the social media team of the Assam Police said.
short by Ankush Verma / 03:45 pm on 17 Nov
Chidambaram should be allowed to attend Parliament: Ghulam Nabi Azad
short by Apaar Sharma / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday said that former Finance Minister P Chidambaram and National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah should be allowed to attend the winter session of the Parliament. "Past precedents are such that MPs have been allowed to attend Parliament sessions even if their cases were being heard," said Azad.
short by Apaar Sharma / 04:06 pm on 17 Nov
The police has arrested two officials of a private school in Andhra Pradesh over the death of a six-year-old boy. The child died after falling into a vessel of hot sambar at the school. A case had earlier been registered against the school management for causing death by rash or negligent act.
short by Ankush Verma / 02:10 pm on 17 Nov
Driver of train that rammed into another in Hyd dies after 6 days
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
The locomotive pilot of a local train that rammed into another train in Hyderabad on November 11 has succumbed to his injuries, doctors stated. L Chandrasekhar was crushed in the driver's cabin following the collision. Authorities, in their preliminary inquiry, concluded that the accident had occurred due to Chandrasekhar's fault as he did not notice a red signal.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 02:46 pm on 17 Nov
117-year-old church gutted in fire in Shillong, 2 killed
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
An elderly couple was killed when the Church of God, built in 1902 in Shillong, was gutted in a fire early on Sunday. The fire is believed to have started from a spark in the electrical wiring. The couple is believed to have gone inside their home to retrieve valuables despite authorities asking residents living nearby to vacate their homes.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 03:28 pm on 17 Nov
230 protestors blinded after being shot by pellets in Chile
short by Ankush Verma / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
The principle medical organisation in Chile has said that nearly 230 people have lost their sight, either partially or completely, after being shot by pellets fired by state security agents during protests over inequality in the country. Protestors are demanding better social services. The medical body said that the average age of the victims is 30.
short by Ankush Verma / 03:05 pm on 17 Nov
Saudi Aramco seeks up to $1.7 trillion valuation in IPO
short by Dharna / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
Saudi Aramco is aiming for a valuation of $1.6 trillion to $1.7 trillion from its initial public offering (IPO), lower than $2 trillion targeted by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman initially. The company said it will sell 1.5% shares at a price range of 30-32 riyals. At the top end of the range, Aramco would raise up to $25.6 billion.
short by Dharna / 04:06 pm on 17 Nov
I didn't ever see myself in front of camera: Black Panther actor
short by Udit Gupta / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
Hollywood actor Chadwick Boseman, who played the lead role in 'Black Panther', has said he never thought of pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. Chadwick added that he never ever saw himself performing on the stage or in front of the camera. "Part of that is personality. I wasn't necessarily raised to be...centre of attention," Chadwick further said.
short by Udit Gupta / 03:44 pm on 17 Nov
'Joker' wins Golden Frog Award at EnergaCamerimage film festival
short by Udit Gupta / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
Joaquin Phoenix starrer 'Joker' won the Golden Frog Award for cinematography in the main competition at the EnergaCamerimage International Film Festival in Torun, Poland on Saturday. 'Joker', which was directed by Todd Phillips, also won the Audience Award at the festival. Earlier, it became the first R-rated movie in history to cross the $1-billion mark at the worldwide box office.
short by Udit Gupta / 03:51 pm on 17 Nov
Fans on Friday accused singer-songwriter Janet Jackson of lip-syncing during a concert in Brisbane, Australia and walked out of her live RNB performance. "When Janet Jackson came on, it was just a disaster, her sound was just terrible," one of the fans told The Sunday Mail. The singer was earlier criticised for lip-syncing during her performance in Perth, Australia.
short by Udit Gupta / 03:43 pm on 17 Nov
Singer Katy Perry on Sunday took to Instagram to share a picture from the party hosted by Karan Johar at his residence in Mumbai on Thursday. "Thanks for the warm [welcome]," she captioned the picture, in which she can be seen hugging Karan. The party was also attended by Bollywood celebrities including Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Alia Bhatt, among others.
short by Udit Gupta / 04:23 pm on 17 Nov
Boult, Bumrah can form lethal partnership for MI: Jayawardene
short by Dishant Sharma / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
Indian Premier League side Mumbai Indians' coach Mahela Jayawardene has said that their side's recent acquisition, pacer Trent Boult, can form a "lethal partnership" with Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah. "Obviously we let go of Mayank (Markande) because we felt that he could get some game time in Delhi," Jayawardene said about the departure of the spinner.
short by Dishant Sharma / 03:32 pm on 17 Nov
Government to set up FACT Check module to curb fake news
short by Anushka Dixit / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
Following a 'fake' report claiming PM Modi congratulated ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi over the Ayodhya verdict, the government has decided to form a FACT Check module. The module will work on four principles — find, assess, create and target — which will be handled by Indian information service officers. The mechanism will be followed on online and digital content for now.
short by Anushka Dixit / 03:52 pm on 17 Nov
IT firm Mindtree's founders to set up $120 mn startup fund
short by Anushka Dixit / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
Co-founders of IT consultancy firm Mindtree, Krishnakumar Natarajan, Parthasarathy NS and Rostow Ravanan, have created their own $120 million fund to invest in tech startups. It will be structured as a privately pooled investment fund in the form of a trust or a company. The Co-founders had resigned from Mindtree earlier this year following the takeover by Larsen and Toubro.
short by Anushka Dixit / 03:18 pm on 17 Nov
CL Educate to invest ₹30 crore in campus-based startups
short by Dharna / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
Delhi-based edtech firm CL Educate is planning to invest ₹30 crore in university campus-based startups. Through a fund named 'WAIN Fund', the company will invest around ₹5-50 lakh in each of the early-stage startups. The selection of the first cohort and the investments will be announced in March 2020, the company said.
short by Dharna / 03:32 pm on 17 Nov
Latest N Korea nuclear test moved a peak by few metres: ISRO team
short by Dishant Sharma / on 17 Nov 2019,Sunday
A study conducted under ISRO's KM Sreejith has stated that North Korea's latest underground nuclear test was powerful enough to shift the surface of the mountain above the detonation point by a few metres. The ISRO team predicted that the bomb created a cavity with a 66-metre radius and was roughly 17 times more powerful than the Hiroshima atomic explosion.
short by Dishant Sharma / 03:24 pm on 17 Nov
The Mumbai Economic Offences Wing has arrested Rajneet Singh, a former PMC Bank director and son of former BJP MLA Tara Singh, for alleged involvement in a ₹4,355-crore scam at the bank. Reportedly, nine people including former HDIL promoters Rakesh and Sarang Wadhawan have been arrested in the case. In September, the RBI had dissolved the bank's board of directors.
short by Dharna / 03:38 pm on 17 Nov
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