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Gajraj Rao has seemingly confirmed Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif's wedding with his Instagram Story....
The rumours around Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif's upcoming nuptials received the funniest response from Gajraj Rao. The senior actor said he won't come to the wedding if he is asked to leave his phone behind....
The first look of Sunny Deol's Tara Singh and Ameesha Patel's Sakina from Gadar 2 was revealed on Wednesday. The first film was one of the biggest hits of 2001....
Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel shared pictures from the muhurat of Gadar 2. Helmed by Anil Sharma, the movie is set to release in 2022....
Radhe Shyam's new Hindi song Aashiqui Aa Gayi, featuring Prabhas and Pooja Hegde, is out now....
Radhe Shyam song Aashiqui Aa Gayi: Prabhas and Pooja Hegde romance across picturesque locales in the song. The film also stars Sachin Khedekar, Priyadarshi Pulikonda, Bhagyashree and Murli Sharma....
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has urged the Maharashtra govt to align the orders issued by it amid the Omicron threat with the guidelines of the Health Ministry. ...
On Tuesday, during a high-level review meeting chaired by Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, the states were advised to send “all positive samples” for genome sequencing to designated INSACOG labs “in a prompt manner”....
Underlining that the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 does not escape RT-PCR and RAT tests, the Centre on Tuesday advised states and union territories (UTs) to ramp up testing and undertake effective surveillance of international passengers....
The Central government today issued new rules for international travellers which will be effective from midnight. These were announced following a high-level meeting to review public health preparedness with states and UTs in view of 'Omicron'....
The Central government today issued new rules for international travellers which will be effective from midnight. These were announced following a high-level meeting to review public health preparedness with states and UTs in view of 'Omicron'....
🔴 Mandaviya also said that the central government has issued an advisory based on the global developments related to the new variant and is keeping a keen watch on ports....
The door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination campaign 'Har Ghar Dastak' has been extended till December 31 with a focus on 100% first dose coverage and completing the backlog of second dose vaccination, the Union Health Ministry said....
The Centre has issued an advisory after looking at developments globally and is keeping a close watch on ports, the govt said, adding genome sequencing of suspected cases is being done. ...
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya today said that no cases of new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron' have been reported in the country, so far....
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan asked states and UTs to ensure adequate infrastructure and supervised home isolation....
National highway toll plazas in Punjab were made non-operational by agitating farmers in October 2020. This eventually happened in neighbouring states of Haryana and parts of Rajasthan as well....
Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board’s former Chief Marketing Enforcement Officer Rajkumar Beniwal said: “In India, Haryana is the first state which procures almost all grains at MSP while neighbouring Punjab and Rajasthan lags behind.” ...
The data was provided by Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai in a written response to a question in the Rajya Sabha. ...
The incidents of Maoist violence have come down by 70 per cent from the all-time high of 2,258 incidents in 2009 to 665 in 2020 across the country, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai informed Rajya Sabha today....
The ‘Valimai’ star requested to be referred to as only ‘Ajith Kumar’ or ‘AK’ henceforth...
Ajith, who is awaiting the release of Valimai, has told his fans to call him 'Ajith Kumar, Ajith or just AK' but not use any prefixes with his name....
The resumption of commercial international flights -- earlier scheduled for December 15 -- is likely to be postponed, with the authorities hitting brakes in view of the emergence of the new Covid variant Omicron....
The DCGA said that "the effective date of resumption of scheduled commercial international passenger services shall be notified in due course" after consultation with all stakeholders....
State Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said, 'When I spoke to the CM, we decided that the stand of the government should not be to curb access to amenities but to encourage people to take the vaccines.'...
There have been fresh concerns over COVID, following the new clusters emerging in the state and threats of new variant 'Omicron' looming large....
With Covid-19 clusters being reported from educational institutions and fears about the Omicron variant, many institutes have gone back to online classes. They have decided to adopt a “wait-and-watch policy” for now....
Suspended Rajya Sabha MPs should express remorse to get reinstated into the House, said Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi as the 12 MPs began their sit-in protest against their suspension at Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament....
With the stalemate between Opposition and treasury benches in the winter session of the Parliament over the suspension of 12 MPs from Rajya Sabha, Leader of the Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge reiterated that no apology will be made....
Slamming the Central government over the suspension of 12 Opposition MPs, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor today said the Centre has to realise that other voices in the country deserve to be heard....
The discussion will be held under Rule 193, under which members may seek details about the new Omicron variant of SARS-CoC-2....
Parliament Updates: For the rest of the Winter Session, taking place over 19 sittings, other bills are expected to be passed, including the crucial Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill. ...
The suspended MPs will begin a sit-in in front of Gandhi statue in Parliament Wednesday. The Opposition indicated that the House could witness disruptions for at least the next couple of days....
Congress's Mallikarjun Kharge today said that the suspension of 12 opposition members were against the rules of Rajya Sabha. In a letter to Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu,...
In the Lower House, members of the TRS trooped into the Well demanding a law on MSP and compensation for the kin of farmers who lost their lives during the year-long agitation....
Winter Session: Congress Loksabha MP K Suresh slipped in the Parliament corridor while coming out from Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge's office in Rajya Sabha, after the Opposition party meeting on Tuesday....
The suspension of 12 MPs - for "misbehaviour" on August 11, the last day of the previous session - will not be lifted, Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu said this morning, justifying the government's move in response to the opposition's outbursts...
Those flying to Mumbai must have a negative RT-PCR test take within 72 hours of the flight, say new rules spurred by the Omicron variant. Maharashtras 7-day institutional quarantine for fliers from at-risk countries has been deferred by two days....
🔴 Domestic air travellers coming into Maharashtra will also have to carry a negative RT-PCR test report – sample tested within 48 hours of arrival – irrespective of their vaccination status. ...
Ranveer Singh took to social media to thank all the fans and supporters for appreciating the trailer of 83. The Kabir Khan directorial releases on December 24....
The first trailer for Ranveer Singh-starrer 83, the upcoming sports drama based on Team India’s historic win at the 1983 Cricket World Cup, was released on Tuesday....
Shehnaaz Gill visited an orphanage for kids a few days before Sidharth Shukla's birth anniversary on Dec 12. ...
Shehnaaz Gill was seen in the public for the first time after the death of Sidharth Shukla as she visited an orphanage....
Justice R Narayana Pisharadi upheld the conviction of the defrocked priest Robin Mathew Vadakkumcherry for rape under the Indian Penal Code and various provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act....
Considering the review petition of the former priest, a bench of Justice Narayana Pisharadi reduced the term of rigorous imprisonment from 20 years to ten years. ...
Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar issued notice to the prosecution and asked them to file reply to the bail plea while listing the matter for further hearing on February 11, next year....
High Court issued notice to Delhi Police on bail plea of Sharjeel Imam, accused in a case related to alleged inflammatory and instigating speeches during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC)....
Ajaz Patel said his team is capable of causing upsets and will go into the second Test looking for a win....
India and New Zealand were forced to cancel their training sessions at the iconic Wankhede stadium here on Wednesday due to rain. The Wankhede track was covered as it was raining in South Mumbai since Wednesday morning....
When it mattered, spinners from both teams held centrestage...
“The pitch will help the spinners from day one,” a Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) source told The Indian Express. “We are preparing the pitch looking at the home team’s strength.”...
The off-spinner felt his career would not survive the chaos unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic...
India play the final Test against New Zealand in Mumbai and are scheduled to depart to Johannesburg from there on December 8 or 9 on a chartered flight....
The number of daily cases peaked on May 6, when the country registered 4,14,188 Covid cases in a span of 24 hours....
India reported 6,990 new COVID-19 cases and 190 related fatalities on Monday, pushing the overall case tally to 3,45,87,822 and the death count to 4,68,980, according to the Health Ministry bulletin....
Nagaland on Tuesday reported 13 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 32,122, a health official said. Of the new cases, Dimapur district reported nine Mokokchung district four....
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Dehradun to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple projects worth around Rs 18,000 crore on December 4....
Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor: This is in line with Modi's vision to boost connectivity in the areas which were once considered far-flung....
With the stalemate between Opposition and treasury benches in the winter session of the Parliament over the suspension of 12 MPs from Rajya Sabha, Leader of the Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge reiterated that no apology will be made....
Slamming the Central government over the suspension of 12 Opposition MPs, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor today said the Centre has to realise that other voices in the country deserve to be heard....
Birla made the remarks during the question hour when some members of the Opposition came down to the Well and started raising slogans. Birla requested them to maintain decorum....
No data on farmers' deaths during protests, hence question of financial assistance doesn't arise: government to parliament...
Kumar Sangakkara praised Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer and then revealed the reason behind the move. ...
Rashid Khan, who scalped 93 wickets in 76 matches for Sunrisers Hyderabad, has consistently turned heads with his bowling exploits in IPL....
While Singh had been picked up at his base price of Rs 20L by the then Kings XI Punjab in 2019, he became only the 4th uncapped Indian player to be retained by an IPL franchise in this year’s list....
However, Punjab keeps Agarwal and Arshdeep; Sunrisers stick with Samad and Malik...
As per the guidelines issued by the Union government in the wake of Omicron variant of Covid-19, the Chennai Airport authorities have made elaborate arrangements for the international passengers....
Starting today, airports across the country have enforced strict quarantine and testing rules for international passengers, particularly for those from 'at risk' countries, amid growing concern over the entry and spread of the Omicron Covid strain....
Six international passengers arriving from 'at risk' countries - which include those that have confirmed cases of the highly transmissible Omicron strain - have tested Covid positive, the Maharashtra Health Department said Wednesday morning....
The Delhi airport tweeted this morning that operations for international arrivals are running smooth as fresh travel guidelines for new Covid variant, Omicron, kicked in last night....
Six international passengers arriving from 'at risk' countries - which include those that have confirmed cases of the highly transmissible Omicron strain - have tested Covid positive, the Maharashtra Health Department said Wednesday morning....
The airport authorities stepped up screening after India's new rules for international passengers kicked in amid rising global concerns over omicron....
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Maharashtra government has tightened rules for international arrivals by mandating 7-day institutional quarantine for those coming from at-risk countries and 14-day home isolation for others. ...
The positivity rate of the district is also below 1 percent. The health department collected a total of 6,57,969 samples out of which 5,76,019 people had been tested negative. ...
🔴 Domestic air travellers coming into Maharashtra will also have to carry a negative RT-PCR test report – sample tested within 48 hours of arrival – irrespective of their vaccination status. ...
The state government said that travel guidelines issued by the Centre on November 28 in view of 'Omicron', the new strain of Covid that has been designated a variant of concern, will act as "minimum restrictions"....
Segregation of arriving passengers from high-risk countries, compulsorily RT-PCR test for others, and 14 day home quarantine are among the measures taken by the Mumbai airport amid concerns over the Omicron strain....
🔴 Domestic air travellers coming into Maharashtra will also have to carry a negative RT-PCR test report – sample tested within 48 hours of arrival – irrespective of their vaccination status. ...
The divisional commissioner of Jammu reviewed the Covid testing and mitigation measures on Tuesday night amid concerns over new coronavirus variant Omicron, an official spokesperson said. Divisional Commissioner Raghav Langer directed the concerned officers to access data from the Air Suvidha portal for early detection of passengers coming from 'at-risk' countries, he said....
Activist Sudha Bharadwaj, in jail since 2018, was today granted default bail by the Bombay High Court in the Bhima Koregaon case....
The HC bench led by Justice Shinde had reserved its order on Bharadwaj's plea on August 4 this year....
Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi joined the protest and so did the Trinamool Congress (TMC), which had so far been staying away from opposition meets....
Twelve opposition MPs from Rajya Sabha have been suspended from parliament's Winter Session and the opposition has condemned the suspension, saying it is against the rules. ...
Parliament Winter Session Live Updates: The Opposition indicated that the House could witness disruptions for at least the next couple of days after M Vekaiah Naidu refused to revoke the suspension of 12 of their MPs....
Parliament Updates: For the rest of the Winter Session, taking place over 19 sittings, other bills are expected to be passed, including the crucial Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill. ...
This year close to 150 militants have been killed in anti-insurgency operations. ...
A top commander of proscribed (Jaish-e-Mohammed) Yasir Parray and an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) expert were among two terrorists killed in the Pulwama encounter today....
All four have been admitted to the LNJP Hospital, where a dedicated ward has been set up for isolating and treating such patients....
Six international passengers arriving from 'at risk' countries - which include those that have confirmed cases of the highly transmissible Omicron strain - have tested Covid positive, the Maharashtra Health Department said Wednesday morning....
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Maharashtra government has tightened rules for international arrivals by mandating 7-day institutional quarantine for those coming from at-risk countries and 14-day home isolation for others. ...
A total of four high-risk (household) contacts of South Africa returnee, residing at Sector 36 of Chandigarh, were tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday, out of which, two were reported to be positive, said a District Administration press release....
The positivity rate of the district is also below 1 percent. The health department collected a total of 6,57,969 samples out of which 5,76,019 people had been tested negative. ...
There has been growing concern about the spread of the new COVID-19 variant, named Omicron, which was first reported in South Africa....
Netflix has officially ordered the spin-off project which will see actor Pedro Alonso returning to play Andres de Fonollosa aka Berlin...
Money Heist might be coming to an end, but its story is set to continue through one of its most popular characters -- Berlin. The character played by Spanish actor Pedro Alonso is getting his own spin-off that will arrive on Netflix in 2023....
Ankita and Vicky's wedding will be hosted over three days, starting on December 12 and ending on December 14....
Airports across the country have enforced strict quarantine and testing rules for international passengers amid concern over the Omicron Covid strain. Passengers have been given the option to undergo either the Rapid PCR and RT-PCR tests....
The airport authorities stepped up screening after India's new rules for international passengers kicked in amid rising global concerns over omicron....
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Maharashtra government has tightened rules for international arrivals by mandating 7-day institutional quarantine for those coming from at-risk countries and 14-day home isolation for others. ...
Singer Shreya Ghoshal congratulated Parag Agrawal as he was announced the new CEO of Twitter Inc. ...
Parag Agrawal is Twitter's new CEO after Jack Dorsey's exit....
Twitter Inc on Monday became the latest Silicon Valley titan to appoint an Indian-born chief executive officer, joining the likes of Microsoft and Google in recognizing the Asian country as one of the world's richest pools of tech talent....
India's industrialists on Tuesday congratulated Parag Agrawal on being appointed the CEO of Twitter and hoped that he would do a great job in his new role....
Twitter's new CEO Parag Agrawal, 37, joins a growing club of Indians heading global tech giants. Almost all prominent tech companies are headed by Indians, especially IIT alums and the list was widely shared on social media....
Singer Shreya Ghoshal took to Twitter to congratulate Parag Agrawal as he was announced the new CEO of Twitter Inc....
It is the end of an era at Twitter as Jack Dorsey is once again stepping down as the CEO with Indian American Parag Agrawal set to take over. A look at the key moments from Dorsey’s era at Twitter....
By naming Parag Agrawal as chief executive officer, Twitter Inc. is turning inward, choosing a low-profile technologist to steer a social network that has underperformed the market, haltingly introduced new products....
Actor Lara Dutta gave a glimpse into how she and her husband, Tennis star, Mahesh Bhupathi, have been parenting their daughter Saira. ...
Lara Dutta revealed that her daughter was four when she learned about the concept of divorce. ...
Set up at Warner Bros, the new film is titled’“Magic Mike’s Last Dance’ and will premiere exclusively on HBO Max...
Channing Tatum portrayed the titular character Mike Lane in the 2012 comedy-drama movie Magic Mike, which follows the life of a male stripper and his life at the club, and reprised the role for the 2015 sequel Magic Mike XXL....
"We wanted a Hindu and a Muslim ritual at our wedding," wrote Shalmali Kholgade...
Shalmali Kholgade and Farhan Shaikh tied the knot in an intimate ceremony at the singer's home, on November 22. ...
Germany came from behind to upset Britain in the Davis Cup quarterfinals after Kevin Krawietz and Tim Putz won the decisive doubles match....
The German pair defeated British teammates Joe Salisbury and Neal Skupski 7-6 (10), 7-6 (5) after the best-of-three tie was level following the two singles....
World AIDS Day is commemorated on December 1 to show support to those living with the disease and to remember those who have lost their lives....
World AIDS Day is observed annually on December 1 to raise awareness about Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), to support people suffering from the disease and to remember those who died from it. Starting with Arthur J. Bressan Jr’s Buddy (1985), many films have tackled the subject of AIDS. Below, we look at five key films on the disease....
🔴 An officer at the local police station said the four had been arrested on Monday night, while another person named in the case was already in jail in connection with a motorcycle theft....
An FIR has been registered against Sahara chief Subrata Roy and 17 of his family members and group officials on charges of cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy at a police station in Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Tuesday....
It’s that time of year again. Analysts and journalists from across the globe have convened in Hawaii to witness Qualcomm announce its big chip news for the year. Just a few days of sun, surf, Snapdragons and summits. As promised, the latest version of the SoCal chip giant’s flagship SoC arrives wit…...
Mamata Banerjee is also scheduled to meet NCP president Sharad Pawar. Her meeting with opposition leaders comes amid a strain in the ties between the TMC and Congress....
After his meeting with the TMC leader, Aaditya said the two parties had an old friendship, and that they would work to strengthen these ties. ...
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee -- on a tour to strengthen the opposition network in the country ahead of the 2024 general elections -- met Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray and senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut this evening....
Meghalaya Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Sangma has said that more people will join the movement against BJP....
🔴 Nawab Malik said every party has the right to make efforts to expand its base, like the TMC is doing, but it is impossible to organise an opposition to the BJP by keeping Congress out. ...