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Kate Winslet has donated £17,000 to a Scottish woman whose 12-year-old daughter has severe cerebral palsy, is non-verbal and blind and requires full-time oxygen and at-home care. She was facing high energy bills due to the cost of running life-support for her daughter and had said she would have to put her daughter into care. Winslet said, "It destroyed me."
short by Apaar Sharma / 11:02 pm on 04 Dec
A 58-year-old NRI businessman died on Friday after falling from the 10th floor of a luxury service apartment operated by a leading five-star hotel in Colaba. The Colaba police has registered a case of accidental death report (ADR) and suspect it to be a case of suicide. The deceased, Shahrukh Engineer, had come to Mumbai to celebrate his mother’s birthday.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:03 pm on 04 Dec
Defending champions France defeated Poland 3-1 in the round of 16 to reach the quarter-finals of 2022 FIFA World Cup. Kylian Mbappé scored twice for France, while Olivier Giroud scored once. The match witnessed Giroud become France's highest-ever goalscorer with 52 goals. Poland's sole goal came in the 99th minute in stoppage time, with Robert Lewandowski converting a penalty.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:46 pm on 04 Dec
Russia harvested wheat worth $1 billion in occupied Ukraine: NASA
short by Ananya Goyal / on 04 Dec 2022,Sunday
Russia has harvested some $1 billion worth of wheat in parts of Ukraine occupied by its forces, NASA's food-security program said. NASA Harvest said satellite imagery showed nearly 27 million tonnes of wheat were harvested in Ukraine this year, 5.8 million tonnes of which were harvested from the occupied land. The findings didn't indicate what happened to the harvested crops.
short by Ananya Goyal / 11:32 pm on 04 Dec
Bangladesh wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim asked Virat Kohli to hit the stumps after the latter gestured aiming a throw at stumps during the first ODI. A video of the same has gone viral. In the video, Rahim can be seen defending a ball after which Kohli can be seen collecting it and mimicking a throw. Rahim scored 18(45) in the match.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:08 pm on 04 Dec
BJP leaders distributing liquor, cash to voters: SP leader Dimple Yadav
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 04 Dec 2022,Sunday
SP leader Dimple Yadav, who will contest the Lok Sabha election in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri on Monday, claimed, "Hundreds of BJP leaders and workers have gathered at Hotel Palm...and are continuously distributing liquor and cash [to voters]." Yadav, the wife of former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, in a tweet on Sunday tagged the Election Commission of India and sought action.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 10:30 pm on 04 Dec
Three Chinese astronauts have landed back on Earth after spending six months completing construction of Tiangong space station. Commander Chen Dong and astronauts Liu Yang and Cai Xuzhe touched down in a capsule at a landing site in the Gobi Desert in northern China on Sunday. Medical workers carried the astronauts out of the capsule around 40 minutes after landing.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:14 pm on 04 Dec
Agitation against the shootout in Rajasthan's Sikar, which led to the death of gangster Raju Theth, turned violent as the protesters broke police barricades on Sunday evening. As per reports, the protesters demanded security for the slain gangster's family and government job and financial aid for the family of civilian Tarachand Jaat, who was also killed in the incident.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 10:46 pm on 04 Dec
1,700 seals found dead along Russia's Caspian coast
short by Anmol Sharma / on 04 Dec 2022,Sunday
Around 1,700 seals have been found dead on the Caspian Sea coast in southern Russia, according to officials. Their cause of death so far remains unclear, but authorities in the Russian province of Dagestan said the animals had likely died of natural causes. There were no signs they had been killed by poachers, an official said.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:18 pm on 04 Dec
Actress Neena Gupta, while speaking about her upcoming film 'Vadh', said, "The main reason why I wanted to do [the film] was to work with Sanjay Mishra." Talking about her chemistry with Sanjay, she said, "If your co-actor is good, chemistry comes itself." The film, directed by Jaspal Singh Sandhu and Rajeev Barnwal, is set to release on December 9.
short by Udit Gupta / 10:43 pm on 04 Dec
Filmmaker Vasan Bala reacted to Anand Gandhi's tweet where he said Rishab Shetty's 'Kantara' celebrates toxic masculinity. "Kantara is nothing like Tumbbad. My idea behind Tumbbad was to use the horror as an allegory of toxic masculinity and parochialism. Kantara is a celebration of these," Anand's tweet read. Vasan responded, "Tumbbad was Rahi Anil Barve's idea...that apart haan point taken."
short by Udit Gupta / 10:33 pm on 04 Dec
'Kantara' director and writer Rishab Shetty took to Twitter and said that they have won the 'Varaha Roopam' case. "We are going to change the song on the OTT platform very soon considering people's request," he further tweeted. Mathrubhumi Printing and Publishing Ltd had filed a copyright case against Hombale Films over the use of the song in the film.
short by Amartya Sharma / 10:35 pm on 04 Dec
Want to work with Rohit Shetty, he's an amazing human: Anushka Sen
short by Amartya Sharma / on 04 Dec 2022,Sunday
Actress and social media influencer Anushka Sen said that she would like to work with filmmaker Rohit Shetty. Anushka stated that she has met him and added, "He's one of the most amazing human beings." She stated Sanjay Leela Bhansali is among her favourite directors. "I'm studying filmmaking...That's where I realised...Bhansali's films have Indian cultural roots in [them]," she added.
short by Amartya Sharma / 10:44 pm on 04 Dec
South Korea manager Paulo Bento said the team has nothing to fear and nothing to lose in their FIFA World Cup match against Brazil. "We are not intimidated...In our squad, we have world-class players...One match it's not an entire tournament, we have one chance," said Bento. Defender Kim Jin-Su added that there were a few injury concerns in the squad.
short by Aditya Nair / 11:41 pm on 04 Dec
The World Cup group stages showed that teams not distracted by political issues were mentally better prepared, said former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. "When you got to the World Cup you know you have to not lose the first game," said Wenger. Before their opening match, the German team posed for a pre-match photo with their hands on their mouths.
short by Aditya Nair / 11:31 pm on 04 Dec
After losing to Bangladesh in the 1st ODI, Indian skipper Rohit Sharma said his side didn't bat well on Sunday. "It wasn't enough runs. Another 30-40 runs would have made a difference...Unfortunately, we lost wickets in the middle," Rohit said. He added, "We did very well to come back into the game...We bowled pretty well and kept them under pressure."
short by Mohammad Anab / 11:12 pm on 04 Dec
Management asked me to be ready to keep wickets in ODIs: KL Rahul
short by Aditya Nair / on 04 Dec 2022,Sunday
India batter KL Rahul said the team management, headed by coach Rahul Dravid, has asked him to be "ready to keep wickets and bat in middle-order" in ODIs. Rahul performed the role of wicketkeeper and scored 73 runs in the first ODI against Bangladesh. Usual wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant was rested from the ODI series on the medical team's advice.
short by Aditya Nair / 11:38 pm on 04 Dec
Youth are the growth engine of India: Anurag Thakur
short by Ananya Goyal / on 04 Dec 2022,Sunday
Union Minister Anurag Thakur said on Sunday, "The whole world is looking at India's youth with hope because you are the growth engine of the country...and India is the growth engine of the world." Thakur also urged students to be innovative and embrace new technology to upskill themselves. He was speaking at the convocation ceremony of a university in Hisar.
short by Ananya Goyal / 10:46 pm on 04 Dec
Elon Musk advised Joe Biden to buy a Tesla, as the US President revealed plans to build 5 lakh EV charging stations across the country. Biden took to Twitter to write, “We’re building 500,000 electric vehicle charging stations across the country. The great American road trip will be fully electrified.” Musk responded, “Or you can just buy a Tesla.”
short by Ambarish Awale / 11:12 pm on 04 Dec
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that the people of Madhya Pradesh gave a huge response to the Bharat Jodo Yatra despite the state having "pothole-riddled roads" and many other "serious challenges". "Farmers, just as in other states, struggle to make ends meet with rising costs, uncertain prices...and insensitive policies...Youths who protest have their voices silenced," Rahul said.
short by Mohammad Anab / 10:59 pm on 04 Dec
Ex-BJP minister, 2 others booked for assaulting constable in Raj
short by Aditya Nair / on 04 Dec 2022,Sunday
A former BJP minister has been booked along with two others for allegedly slapping and abusing a constable in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district. The constable said former minister Krishnendra Kaur Deepa slapped him when he asked her to park her car on the side of the road. Kaur was a minister in the erstwhile BJP government led by CM Vasundhara Raje.
short by Aditya Nair / 11:15 pm on 04 Dec
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann announced that the Military Literature Festival (MLF) will be hosted at district and university levels across the state. Chairing the felicitation ceremony of the two-day festival in Chandigarh, CM Mann said this is the time to imbibe a feeling of nationalism amongst youth, thereby inspiring them to join the armed forces.
short by Mohammad Anab / 10:51 pm on 04 Dec
India will become vishwa guru by 2047: President Droupadi Murmu
short by Aditya Nair / on 04 Dec 2022,Sunday
President Droupadi Murmu said that India would become 'vishwa guru' (global leader) by the time it celebrated the centenary of its independence in 2047. "People of India have such energy...everyone is marching...to take India forward," said President Murmu. She added that there is a need to bridge gaps so every Indian can step into the new and developed India.
short by Aditya Nair / 10:33 pm on 04 Dec
The regional forces from Ethiopia's rebel-held Tigray region have withdrawn 65% of their fighters from the frontlines of their armed conflict with Ethiopia's national army. A video published on Saturday by the rebel forces carried this claim from their commander-in-chief. This comes following a peace deal last month aimed at ending the conflict that has killed thousands and displaced millions.
short by Mayukh Debnath / 11:04 pm on 04 Dec
Digital rupee experiments been rewarding so far: RBI Deputy Guv
short by Anisha Joneja / on 04 Dec 2022,Sunday
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor T Rabi Sankar said the central bank's experiments with the retail and wholesale digital rupee have been rewarding so far. He said RBI launched the pilot for retail Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) to deal with the threat posed by private currencies. The retail pilot of the e-Rupee went live on December 1.
short by Anisha Joneja / 11:34 pm on 04 Dec
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