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After the second India-South Africa T20I in Guwahati was stopped briefly due to a snake on the pitch during India's innings, the match was halted again after 2.1 overs of South Africa's innings due to floodlight failure. Pictures of one of the malfunctioning floodlights surfaced online. Several fans criticised the organisers over multiple delays in the match.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:30 pm on 02 Oct
Team India batter Suryakumar Yadav has broken the world record for taking the fewest number of balls to reach 1,000 runs in T20I cricket, achieving the feat in the second T20I against South Africa on Sunday. The 32-year-old took 573 deliveries to reach the 1,000-run mark. He overtook Australia's Glenn Maxwell, who had taken 604 deliveries to reach the milestone.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:50 pm on 02 Oct
After reports claimed that Bihar's Begusarai court issued arrest warrants against Ekta Kapoor and her mother Shobha Kapoor, Ekta's lawyer in a statement said the reports are "false" and "inaccurate". "No arrest warrants have been received by Ekta or Shobha," the statement read. A complaint was reportedly lodged against the web series in Bihar over alleged objectionable scenes insulting Army.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:11 pm on 02 Oct
Reacting to India smashing a total of 237/3 in their 20 overs against South Africa, Wasim Jaffer tweeted, "Violence? On Gandhi Jayanti? Against South Africa?!" The total is India's highest against South Africa in T20I cricket and overall their fourth highest total in T20I cricket. India slammed 13 sixes in their innings.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:46 pm on 02 Oct
MIT researchers build an underwater camera powered by sound
short by Pragya Swastik / on 02 Oct 2022,Sunday
The researchers at MIT have created a battery-free and wireless underwater camera to image the underwater world. Powered by underwater sound, the camera captures colour images at ultra-low power and transmits them wirelessly to a remote receiver. They claim their camera consumes 1,00,000 times less energy than state-of-the-art low-power underwater imaging systems.
short by Pragya Swastik / 10:17 pm on 02 Oct
A CCTV video has emerged of the moment security forces came under attack from terrorists in the Pinglana area of J&K's Pulwama on Sunday. The attack led to the death of one policeman and injured a CRPF jawan. Terrorists opened fire at a checkpoint in the area, hours after a terrorist linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba was shot dead in Shopian.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 09:53 pm on 02 Oct
Sharad Kelkar to voice actor Prabhas in Adipurush's Hindi version
short by Amartya Sharma / on 02 Oct 2022,Sunday
Actor Sharad Kelkar will voice actor Prabhas in the Hindi version of 'Adipurush'. Sharad had previously voiced Prabhas in SS Rajamouli's 'Baahubali' franchise. 'Adipurush', which is directed by Om Raut, will feature actress Kriti Sanon as Sita and actor Saif Ali Khan as Raavan. Prabhas will play the role of Lord Ram in the film.
short by Amartya Sharma / 10:16 pm on 02 Oct
Actor Salman Khan revealed Ram Charan told him that he wants to do a cameo in his film 'Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan'. "He said 'I want to be with you in the same frame'. I thought he was...kidding...I said we'll talk about this tomorrow," he stated. Salman added Ram got his vanity van and costume next morning.
short by Amartya Sharma / 10:26 pm on 02 Oct
India's batting is doing well ahead of T20 WC: Aakash Chopra
short by Mohammad Anab / on 02 Oct 2022,Sunday
Ex-cricketer Aakash Chopra said that looking at India's overall preparations for the upcoming T20 World Cup, the side's batting unit is doing well. "When Hardik Pandya comes in for Rishabh Pant, the batting will get stronger. Axar Patel is also scoring runs, so there are no worries," Chopra said. He added that there will be no dew in Australia.
short by Mohammad Anab / 10:00 pm on 02 Oct
Erling Haaland and Phil Foden both scored derby hat-tricks as Manchester City beat Manchester United 6-3 in Premier League on Sunday. Manchester City have become only the third side in Premier League history to have two players score hat-tricks in a single match. With 20 points from eight matches, Manchester City are one point behind leaders Arsenal in the standings.
short by Anant Kaur / 09:56 pm on 02 Oct
Twitter launches 'immersive media viewer', similar to TikTok
short by Anisha Joneja / on 02 Oct 2022,Sunday
Twitter has added full screen vertical videos to its app or an 'immersive media viewer' similar to TikTok and Instagram Reels. Twitter will also launch a video carousel in its 'Explore' tab for trending videos. "Videos are a huge part of the public conversation, and they're one of the most engaging ways people can express themselves online," Twitter said.
short by Anisha Joneja / 10:10 pm on 02 Oct
Disappointed with the decision: Xiaomi on ED seizing assets
short by Anisha Joneja / on 02 Oct 2022,Sunday
Xiaomi said that the company is "disappointed with the decision" of FEMA authority, which approved an order of seizure of over ₹5,551 crore worth of deposits. The company said over 84% of the ₹5,551.27 crore were royalty payments made to US company Qualcomm. "We believe our royalty payments and statements to the bank are all legitimate and truthful," Xiaomi said.
short by Anisha Joneja / 10:34 pm on 02 Oct
Will announce party soon after padayatra: Prashant Kishor
short by Mohammad Anab / on 02 Oct 2022,Sunday
After embarking on a 3,500-km-long padayatra from Bihar's West Champaran, poll strategist Prashant Kishor said that he will announce a political party after the yatra's culmination. "I have already announced that I will not lead it (party). I will neither be elected nor selected. But it will have a leader who will be selected from among its workers," Kishor said.
short by Mohammad Anab / 10:35 pm on 02 Oct
No one can stop us: Rahul addresses rally amid heavy rains in K'taka
short by Deepika Bhatt / on 02 Oct 2022,Sunday
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi addressed a public rally in Karnataka's Mysuru during the 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' amid heavy rains on Sunday. “In uniting India, no one can stop us. From raising...voice of India, no one can stop us. Will go from Kanniyakumari to Kashmir, no one can stop Bharat Jodo Yatra," Gandhi said. Congress shared a video from the rally.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 10:01 pm on 02 Oct
₹40/day for every cow if AAP voted to power in Gujarat: Kejriwal
short by Aditya Nair / on 02 Oct 2022,Sunday
AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal promised ₹40 per day for the upkeep of every cow in Gujarat if the party comes to power in the state. He also promised a shelter home for non-milch cattle in every district of the state. Addressing the controversy about the Ahmedabad auto-rickshaw driver, Kejriwal said he will not turn down an invite from anyone.
short by Aditya Nair / 10:24 pm on 02 Oct
Worried about Mulayam Singh Yadav's health: Tamil Nadu CM Stalin
short by Mohammad Anab / on 02 Oct 2022,Sunday
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin has expressed concern over the health condition of Samajwadi Party's founder, Mulayam Singh Yadav. "Worried about the health of Former UP CM and SP leader Thiru Mulayam Singh. Hoping that he makes a full and quick recovery," CM Stalin said. The 82-year-old Mainpuri MP was shifted to Medanta hospital in Gurugram after his health deteriorated.
short by Mohammad Anab / 10:26 pm on 02 Oct
Maharashtra Police said work done by PFI volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic helped the organisation widen its presence in the state. PFI volunteered to perform the last rites of those who died due to COVID-19 and would volunteer during other natural calamities, said the police. The group had members in at least 22 districts of Maharashtra when it was banned.
short by Aditya Nair / 10:21 pm on 02 Oct
1 man arrested in Alwar gang-rape case in Rajasthan
short by Anisha Joneja / on 02 Oct 2022,Sunday
The police have arrested one man in connection with the alleged gang-rape of a 16-year-old by eight men in Rajasthan's Alwar district. They had also extorted ₹50,000 from her and circulated the video of the sexual assault online. "One of the accused identified as Akram has been detained. He is being interrogated," said Circle Officer Kishangarh Bas Atul Agre.
short by Anisha Joneja / 10:35 pm on 02 Oct
Member of PFI, Tablighi Jamaat arrested in UP's Ayodhya
short by Mohammad Anab / on 02 Oct 2022,Sunday
An activist of the banned outfit, PFI, was arrested in UP's Ayodhya for allegedly being involved in anti-national activities and provoking Muslims. The accused, Mohammad Zaid, is also an active member of the Tablighi Jamaat, police said. Zaid's father, Mohammed Haneef, has claimed that police had kept his son under illegal detention for the past four days.
short by Mohammad Anab / 10:14 pm on 02 Oct
Indore jail inmates play dandiya to celebrate cleanest city tag
short by Aditya Nair / on 02 Oct 2022,Sunday
A day after Indore was adjudged the cleanest city in India, inmates of the Indore Central Jail played 'dandiya' to celebrate the triumph. Officials said all prisoners, male and female, participated in the event attended by the Madhya Pradesh Culture Minister Usha Thakur and Indore Police Commissioner. Thakur was also presented with a picture by a prisoner during the event.
short by Aditya Nair / 10:28 pm on 02 Oct
Man arrested for raping 18-year-old Dalit woman in UP's Ballia
short by Mohammad Anab / on 02 Oct 2022,Sunday
A man was arrested for allegedly raping an 18-year-old Dalit woman in a village in Ballia, UP. The victim alleged that the accused, Rahul Rajbhar (22), raped her after dragging her to a sugarcane field. Rajbhar allegedly made the video of the act and posted it on social media, police said.
short by Mohammad Anab / 09:32 pm on 02 Oct
Rajasthan Police revokes transfer order stating constables' caste
short by Aditya Nair / on 02 Oct 2022,Sunday
The Rajasthan Police in Tonk district had to withdraw a transfer order after criticism for mentioning the caste of the eight constables in the list. "It was an unintentional mistake...a clerical mistake. I take the responsibility," said SP, Tonk, Manish Tripathi. The BJP claimed the police were being "politically used" and that the Congress was "encouraging casteism in police".
short by Aditya Nair / 10:30 pm on 02 Oct
A woman in Rajasthan has been booked for demanding ₹10 lakh ransom from a man, threatening to share his intimate pictures. The woman had promised to marry him. She took intimate pictures of the man and threatened to share them if she didn't get the ransom. She sent the photos to his relatives and friends after he refused to pay.
short by Ashley Paul / 10:31 pm on 02 Oct
Assam's Kaziranga National Park reopens for tourists
short by Anisha Joneja / on 02 Oct 2022,Sunday
Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve in Assam, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was reopened for tourists on October 2. The national park had been shut since May for tourists due to flooding and rains. Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Isha Foundation founder Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev declared the national park open for tourists on September 22.
short by Anisha Joneja / 10:32 pm on 02 Oct
The Uttar Pradesh Transport Department has issued an order restricting the use of tractors as public transport. The order stated that tractors and trolleys should be used for agriculture-related works and transportation of goods only. This comes a day after 26 people were killed when a tractor-trolley overturned and fell into a pond on Unnao-Kanpur road.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 09:34 pm on 02 Oct
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