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Help me find his number: Mika on actor working as security guard
short by Daisy Mowke / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
After actor Savi Sidhu revealed he has taken up a job as a security guard to support himself, Mika Singh tweeted and asked fans to help him find Sidhu's contact number. "At times it's so difficult to understand our industry. We show so much love...but bhai when u see your times of need then please support yaar," he added.
short by Daisy Mowke / 10:00 pm on 21 Mar
5 unmarried couples publicly whipped in Indonesia for holding hands
short by Daisy Mowke / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
Five unmarried couples were whipped in Indonesia's Aceh province on Thursday by Sharia police after they were caught cuddling and holding hands, or in some cases having sex, a crime under the conservative region's Islamic law. They received between 4-22 strokes outside a mosque, after serving months in prison. Hundreds of spectators, including children, watched as they were being whipped.
short by Daisy Mowke / 10:00 pm on 21 Mar
India win 368 medals at the Special Olympics World Summer Games
short by Anmol Sharma / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
India won 368 medals, including 85 gold, at the Special Olympics World Summer Games, which was held at UAE's Abu Dhabi from March 14 to 21. The Indian team of 284 athletes also clinched 154 silver and 129 bronze medals at the event. Indian powerlifters bagged the maximum number of medals including 20 gold, 33 silver and 43 bronze.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:18 pm on 21 Mar
We have shown terrorism doesn't have religion: NZ spinner Ajaz Patel
short by Anmol Sharma / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
Talking about the terror attack on two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch, Mumbai-born New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel said he felt completely hollow. "We've shown...terrorism doesn't have a religion and that everyone belongs in this country – every culture, every race, every religion. We're all one," he added, referring to the support shown around New Zealand after the attack.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:31 pm on 21 Mar
2013 was the most difficult and depressing phase in my life: Dhoni
short by Anmol Sharma / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
CSK captain MS Dhoni, in a documentary, said 2013 was the most difficult phase in his life. "I was never depressed as much as I was then," he added, referring to the aftermath of 2013 spot-fixing scandal. "Yes, there was mistake from the franchise but...What mistake did players do to go through all of that?" he added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:05 pm on 21 Mar
Pakistan will not broadcast Indian Premier League 2019 matches
short by Anmol Sharma / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
Pakistan's Minister of Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has said Pakistan will not air the Indian Premier League 2019, which begins on March 23. This comes after India's official broadcaster of Pakistan Super League (PSL), DSports, and producers IMG-Reliance pulled out of the PSL following the Pulwama attack. "We can't tolerate that IPL is shown in Pakistan," Chaudhry said.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:15 pm on 21 Mar
Facebook reveals employees had access to millions of user passwords
short by Pragya Swastik / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
Facebook today revealed that during a security review in January, it found millions of user passwords were "stored in a readable format within internal data storage systems". Facebook fixed the issue and will be notifying millions of Facebook, Facebook Lite and Instagram users whose passwords were readable. "These passwords were never visible to anyone outside of Facebook," the company said.
short by Pragya Swastik / 09:52 pm on 21 Mar
Twitter CEO posted 5 tweets 13 years ago on the day Twitter launched
short by Pragya Swastik / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
Over 30 tweets were posted on March 21, 2006, when micro-blogging site Twitter was launched, with the first-ever tweet posted by Twitter's Co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey himself. He posted five tweets on the day, beginning from "just setting up my twttr", followed by "inviting coworkers", "waiting for dom to update more", "lunch" and "working on SMS in".
short by Pragya Swastik / 08:44 pm on 21 Mar
Ship with 2,000 cars including Porsches, Audis sinks in Atlantic Ocean
short by Pragya Swastik / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
A Brazil-bound Italian container ship carrying around 2,000 cars including 37 Porsches caught fire and sank in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of France. German automaker Porsche confirmed the ship was carrying Porsche 911 GT2 RS, 718 Cayman, Boxster and Cayenne models. European carmaker Audi also lost Audi A3, A5, RS4, RS5, and Q7 models.
short by Pragya Swastik / 09:25 pm on 21 Mar
Paper Boat raises ₹10 crore from ex-Sequoia MDs' fund A91 Partners
short by Kanishka Pandey / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
Health beverage maker Paper Boat has raised ₹10 crore from venture capital (VC) fund A91 Partners at a valuation of around $130 million. Paper Boat was launched by former Coca-Cola executives Neeraj Kakkar and Neeraj Biyani. VC fund A91 Partners was floated by former Sequoia Capital Managing Directors VT Bharadwaj, Gautam Mago and Abhay Pandey.
short by Kanishka Pandey / 08:55 pm on 21 Mar
Asteroid Bennu shooting surface particles into space: NASA
short by Kanishka Pandey / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
NASA released an image of the 500-metre-wide asteroid Bennu, the smallest celestial object ever orbited, revealing it is shooting particles into space. The image of Bennu, which has a one-in-2,700 chance of hitting Earth in the next century, was taken by NASA's first-ever asteroid sample return mission OSIRIS-REx. The first such particle explosion on Bennu was discovered on January 6.
short by Kanishka Pandey / 09:18 pm on 21 Mar
India to not send representative to Pakistan National Day in Delhi
short by Anmol Sharma / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
India will not send any official representative to the Pakistan National Day event at the Pakistan Mission in New Delhi. The government decided against sending any representative to the function as Pakistan had invited the representatives of the Hurriyat Conference to the event. India had formally complained to Pakistan about instances of its diplomats in Pakistan being harassed.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:36 pm on 21 Mar
US Consulate Mumbai shares pic of Nehru applying colour to First Lady
short by Pragya Swastik / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
The US Consulate Mumbai on Thursday shared a picture of the then PM Jawaharlal Nehru applying colour to the then US First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy on the occasion of Holi in 1962. The US Consulate in Mumbai connects and promotes mutual understanding between the people of Western India and the United States. "A #Holi #ThrowbackThursday pic from 1962...#USIndiaDosti," it tweeted.
short by Pragya Swastik / 10:42 pm on 21 Mar
Saudi mistakenly sends woman's body to family of dead Indian man
short by Daisy Mowke / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
Relatives of Kerala's 28-year-old Rafeeq, who died of heart attack in Saudi Arabia last month, were mistakenly handed over the dead body of a woman. A police official attached to the Konni police station in Kerala confirmed the mix-up. The woman's body is being moved to Kottayam's Medical College Hospital mortuary and arrangements are being made to send it back.
short by Daisy Mowke / 10:00 pm on 21 Mar
Overloaded ferry sinks in Iraq's Tigris river; at least 72 die
short by Anmol Sharma / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
At least 72 people have died after an overloaded ferry sank in Tigris river near Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday. Most of the casualties were women and children who couldn't swim, the head of Mosul’s Civil Defence Authority Husam Khalil said. As many as 55 people, including 19 children, have been rescued.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:47 pm on 21 Mar
I've already ordered dim sum: Billionaire after release from jail
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok was released from prison on Thursday after serving just over three years of his five-year sentence for bribing a top official. "The thing I want to do the most? Go home. I have already ordered dim sum," the 67-year-old said. Kwok, who is worth $12.4 billion, was granted an early release for good behaviour.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 08:20 pm on 21 Mar
Levi's returns to stock market after 34 yrs with $6.6bn valuation
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
Levi Strauss raised $623.3 million in its IPO on Wednesday as the US jeans maker looks to return to the stock market after 34 years. The IPO price values Levi Strauss at about $6.6 billion. The company, which claims to have invented blue jeans in the 19th century, will start trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / 08:57 pm on 21 Mar
INLD MLA Ranbir Gangwa joins BJP
short by Shashank Verma / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
Ahead of the general elections, Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) MLA Ranbir Gangwa joined the BJP on Thursday in Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar's presence. The MLA from Hisar's Nalwa said it became difficult to remain in INLD as "factionalism plagued the party". Khattar said, "He (Gangwa) is from the OBC community and holds...good reputation in the community."
short by Shashank Verma / 09:38 pm on 21 Mar
Congress releases list for Assembly, LS polls in Andhra
short by Shashank Verma / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
The Congress party on Thursday released its list of candidates for the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections in Andhra Pradesh. The Congress Central Election Committee (CEC) finalised candidates for three Lok Sabha and 45 Assembly seats in the state. Congress leader Naraharasetti Narasimha Rao has been named to contest from Vijayawada Lok Sabha constituency.
short by Shashank Verma / 10:52 pm on 21 Mar
Ronaldo fined ₹15 lakh for 'mimicking sex' celebration in CL
short by Anmol Sharma / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo has been fined €20,000 (₹15 lakh) for his 'mimicking sex' celebration in Champions League Round of 16 second leg against Atlético Madrid. UEFA said its disciplinary panel found the five-time Ballon d'Or winner guilty of improper conduct. Ronaldo's celebration was apparently in response to Atlético manager Diego Simeone, who performed a similar celebration in first leg.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:10 pm on 21 Mar
E-cigarettes, vapes not drugs to be regulated, says Delhi HC
short by Kanishka Pandey / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed an order by Directorate General of Health Services banning the sale, manufacture, distribution, trade, import and advertisement of e-cigarettes and vapes. It said the products do not fall within the definition of a "drug" as per Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940. The next hearing over the same is scheduled for May 17.
short by Kanishka Pandey / 09:23 pm on 21 Mar
UP CM terms Ram Gopal Yadav's Pulwama remarks 'shameful'
short by Shashank Verma / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
After SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav said that the Pulwama attack was a "conspiracy to gain votes", Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Thursday criticised Yadav saying his remarks are "shameful". Terming Yadav's remarks "height of appeasement", Yogi said he should "apologise" to the country. He added Yadav's statements are a "part of the conspiracy to demoralise brave soldiers".
short by Shashank Verma / 09:13 pm on 21 Mar
Bajaj Auto looking to move 48% in KTM to its parent company
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
Bajaj Auto on Thursday announced it is in talks to swap its entire 48% stake in Austria-based KTM for shares in its parent company KTM Industries. This would increase KTM Industries' stake in the company from 51.7% to 99.7%. The Indian automaker valued its investment in KTM at nearly ₹2,529 crore as of 2017-18.
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / 10:32 pm on 21 Mar
Oman denies it's part of $3.8 bn refinery project in Sri Lanka
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
Oman's oil ministry on Wednesday denied being part of a $3.8-billion plan to build an oil refinery in Sri Lanka. This comes a day after the government in Colombo announced the Arab country's participation in the deal. "It came as news to me, I don't know who's signing the cheque for $3.8 billion," an official of Oman's oil ministry said.
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / 09:42 pm on 21 Mar
IndiGo continues to recruit expat and 'out-of-job' pilots
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / on 21 Mar 2019,Thursday
IndiGo's Chief Commercial Officer Willy Boulter on Wednesday said the budget carrier continues to engage in recruiting expat as well as "out-of-job" pilots in India. The carrier is offering jobs to pilots of Jet Airways along with compensation for overdue salaries from the crisis-hit airline. This comes as IndiGo faces acute shortage of commanders amid rapid expansion of its fleet.
short by Shruti Maria Mahendar / 09:31 pm on 21 Mar
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