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GT defeated RR by seven wickets in Qualifier 1 to reach IPL 2022 final in their first-ever season. David Miller smashed three sixes in a row in last over as GT chased down 189-run target in 19.3 overs to win the match. RR will now face the winner of the Eliminator between RCB and LSG in Qualifier 2 on Friday.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:34 pm on 24 May
Amid Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's defamation trial, a woman with a baby called out to Johnny that the child was his and was removed from the spectator gallery. She yelled that they were soul mates and asked him when he was going to acknowledge he was the father. The woman later claimed she was doing it as a joke.
short by Daisy Mowke / 10:28 pm on 24 May
Social media companies lost about $200 billion in market value on Tuesday after Snap's shares crashed over 40%. The sector-wide selloff was triggered after Snapchat's parent company said it is expecting to miss quarterly revenue and profit targets and will have to slow hiring. Shares of Meta Platforms, Pinterest, Twitter and Google-parent Alphabet were all down between 7% and 24%.
short by Hiral Goyal / 10:54 pm on 24 May
3 civilians hurt as terrorists hurl grenades at security forces in J&K
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
Three civilians were injured on Tuesday after terrorists hurled grenades at a naka party of police and CRPF in the Yaripora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam. As per reports, the terrorists missed the target and the grenades exploded away from the police personnel. The injured have been shifted to a hospital, where their condition is said to be stable.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 11:01 pm on 24 May
Male news anchors in Afghanistan have launched a campaign on social media, days after the Taliban issued a decree ordering their female colleagues to cover their faces at work. As part of the campaign, the male anchors are seen donning a face mask during broadcast. They are also sharing photos of themselves with a hashtag reading #FreeHerFace.
short by Daisy Mowke / 10:57 pm on 24 May
Ukrainian Defence Ministry spokesperson Oleksandr Motuzyanyk on Tuesday claimed that battles being fought in eastern Ukraine could determine the country's fate. "The situation on the (eastern) front is extremely difficult," he said. "Now we are observing the most active phase of the full-scale aggression which Russia unfolded against our country," Motuzyanyk added.
short by Shailesh / 10:28 pm on 24 May
IPL 2022 title more important than the purple cap: RR's Chahal
short by Anant Kaur / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
RR leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has said helping his side win IPL 2022 title is more important than winning the purple cap. Chahal is currently the leading-wicket taker in tournament with 26 wickets so far, just two wickets more than Wanindu Hasaranga. "Never thought much about the purple cap, plan was always to finish in...top two...happy to get that," he added.
short by Anant Kaur / 10:22 pm on 24 May
Ashwin is having best IPL season of his life: Nikhil Chopra
short by Anant Kaur / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
Nikhil Chopra praised Ravichandran Ashwin for his performance in ongoing IPL, saying the RR spinner is having best season of his life with his contribution in both departments (batting and bowling). He added, "With many variations up his sleeve, he should be called a mystery spinner. In terms of batting...he has learned the skill to hit big shots in...death overs."
short by Anant Kaur / 11:08 pm on 24 May
No need to panic about monkeypox: TN govt's appeal to people
short by Apoorva Shankar / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
Tamil Nadu Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ma Subramanian said that no case of monkeypox has been reported in the state and urged people not to panic about the disease. "We have directed authorities to step up surveillance at all the airports including screening of passengers who arrive from African countries," the minister said.
short by Apoorva Shankar / 11:04 pm on 24 May
Following ATP and WTA's decision to strip Wimbledon of ranking points after they excluded Russian and Belarusian players because of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Naomi Osaka said, "I'm not 100% sure if I'm going to go there." The four-time Grand Slam champion added, "I would say the decision is kind of affecting, like, my mentality going into grass."
short by Anant Kaur / 10:41 pm on 24 May
Spinner Ravi Bishnoi, who was selected in India's 18-member squad for five-match T20I series against South Africa, said, "I'm very excited because it's a good opportunity for me as playing for India is everyone's dream." The first T20I will be played on June 9. Bishnoi had made his India debut in first T20I against West Indies in February this year.
short by Anant Kaur / 10:57 pm on 24 May
Tesla loses bid to move sexual harassment suit to arbitration in US
short by Ananya Goyal / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
A US judge has rejected Tesla's bid to send a lawsuit alleging widespread sexual harassment at the company's California plant to private arbitration. As per plaintiff Jessica Barraza, workers and supervisors at the plant routinely made lewd comments and gestures to female employees and Tesla failed to address complaints. At least six similar cases are pending in California state court.
short by Ananya Goyal / 11:03 pm on 24 May
More BJP leaders waiting to join TMC: Arjun Singh after quitting BJP
short by Dharini Mudgal / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
Ex-West Bengal BJP's Vice-President Arjun Singh, who recently joined the TMC after quitting the BJP, on Tuesday claimed that more BJP leaders are waiting to join TMC. "Just wait and see what happens," he said. Reacting to his claims, BJP MP Locket Chatterjee said that TMC leaders are trying to create an atmosphere of mistrust in BJP's West Bengal unit.
short by Dharini Mudgal / 10:31 pm on 24 May
Nurses protest against privatising hiring process in Maharashtra
short by Apoorva Shankar / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
Nurses and nursing students across Maharashtra have started protests and have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from Saturday against privatising hiring process. A government resolution issued in April stated that 1,769 of 4,500 vacant posts under DMER could be filled by outsourcing the hiring to an external agency. Nurses are demanding that the government scrap this order.
short by Apoorva Shankar / 10:39 pm on 24 May
Jewellery worth ₹15 lakh, cash stolen from a shop in Lucknow
short by Apoorva Shankar / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
Police said that a gang of thieves broke into a jewellery shop in Lucknow's Sarojininagar and stole ornaments worth over ₹15 lakh along with some cash. The incident took place at around 2 am on Tuesday, they said. The shop owner informed the police that 8.6 kg of silver jewellery, 215 grams of gold jewellery and ₹18,000 cash was stolen.
short by Apoorva Shankar / 10:42 pm on 24 May
Unified MCD officials' postings to be completed in 15 days: Officials
short by Ashley Paul / on 25 May 2022,Wednesday
The posting of employees in different wings of the unified Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is likely to be completed in 15 days, officials said on Tuesday. Constant departmental meetings are being held to expedite the reshuffling and shape MCD's structure, the officials added. Meetings to explore possible solutions to strengthen the MCD's financial condition are also being held regularly.
short by Ashley Paul / 07:00 am on 25 May
14 children aged 12-16 rescued from bangle-making unit in Jaipur
short by Apoorva Shankar / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
In a joint operation by the Bachpan Bachao Andolan activists, anti-human trafficking unit and local police, 14 children were rescued from a bangle-making unit in Jaipur's Bhatta Basti locality. Police said that all rescued children were between the ages 12 and 16 and were allegedly trafficked from various districts of Bihar. An FIR has been registered against the unit owners.
short by Apoorva Shankar / 10:22 pm on 24 May
Bengal man jailed in Nepal for carrying printouts of US currency
short by Disha Jana / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
A 24-year-old photographer from West Bengal's Salkia has been imprisoned in Nepal since November last year for allegedly carrying printouts of US currency. The man, Durlav Roy Chowdhury, who stated that he needed printouts for a film shoot, further claimed that he was subjected to torture in prison. He's awaiting hearing of his case which will be held on Wednesday.
short by Disha Jana / 10:31 pm on 24 May
Delhi govt extends validity of retail liquor licences by 2 months
short by Ashley Paul / on 25 May 2022,Wednesday
Delhi government has extended the validity of existing licences of retail liquor vends till July 31 over a potential delay in approval of Excise Policy 2022-23, an excise department order stated. The policy has not yet gotten Delhi Lieutenant Governor's approval. Retail liquor vends will have to pay the licence fee for the extended period, the order further stated.
short by Ashley Paul / 07:00 am on 25 May
₹2 lakh ex-gratia for families of Hubli accident victims: PM Modi
short by Apoorva Shankar / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an ex-gratia of ₹2 lakh each to the families of those who died in the collision between a passenger bus and a lorry in Karnataka's Hubli. "My thoughts are with the bereaved families. May the injured recover soon," PMO tweeted. "The injured would be given ₹50,000," another tweet by the PMO said.
short by Apoorva Shankar / 10:26 pm on 24 May
Medical trainee charred to death in ambulance in UP's Bulandshahr
short by Deepika Bhatt / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
A 26-year-old medical trainee was charred to death after a 102 ambulance he was driving caught fire in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district on Monday, an official said. The ambulance was on its way to pick up a pregnant woman from a village in the district. The victim was driving the vehicle since its driver was not available at that time.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 10:47 pm on 24 May
Won't allow illegal entry of migrants by land or sea: Greece
short by Shailesh / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
Greek Civil Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos said that Greece wouldn't allow the illegal entry of migrants by land or by sea. The announcement comes after Greece witnessed a rise in attempted entries at the border from Turkey's coast over the past few days. Notably, Greece and Turkey have long been at odds over the issue of illegal entry of migrants.
short by Shailesh / 11:01 pm on 24 May
Shell causing 'extreme harm' to planet: UK consultant as she quits
short by Ananya Goyal / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
Caroline Dennett, a UK-based safety consultant for Shell for 11 years, quit publicly while accusing the company of causing "extreme harm" to the planet. "I can no longer work for a company that ignores all...the risks of climate change," Dennett wrote on LinkedIn. She added, "Contrary to Shell's public expressions around net zero, they're...planning to explore and extract much more."
short by Ananya Goyal / 11:08 pm on 24 May
Can alter output target: Tata Steel CEO on 15% export tax on steel
short by Ananya Goyal / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
Tata Steel CEO TV Narendran told Reuters that if the 15% export tax on some steel products remains in place for a long time, the company might have to review its production targets. "You will only build as much capacity as you need for the domestic market," Narendran stated. He added that in the medium-to-long term, India should "encourage" exports.
short by Ananya Goyal / 11:13 pm on 24 May
Steel Secretary Sanjay Singh on Tuesday defended the government's move to increase export duty by 50% on iron ore and 15% on some steel intermediaries. Singh said the decision was taken to ensure that "domestically we can consume more than we produce". He added that the raw material problem was addressed by waiving import duty on coking coal and ferronickel.
short by Ananya Goyal / 10:22 pm on 24 May
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