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The performances and visual quality of Penguin Bloom save it from being a retread....
Naomi Watts delivers a moving performance as a paraplegic mother in Netflix’s ‘Penguin Bloom’, but is unable to compensate for a lacking storyline...
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court declined to grant interim protection from arrest to team Tandav and asked them to approach the high court for anticipatory bail or quashing of FIRs....
The actors and makers of web series "Tandav" on Amazon Prime vehemently urged the Supreme Court on Wednesday to grant them protection from arrest in several FIRs registered across the country, but the top court declined to accede to their request, and instead made some sharp oral observations on the show's content and stressed that freedom of speech is not absolute....
The health ministry said that India has administered over 25 lakh vaccine doses so far, as per data available till 2 pm. "The number of active cases are declining, there are 1,75,000 active cases in the country as of now. A steady and declining trend is being exhibited," Bhushan added....
South African Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said on Wednesday a million coronavirus vaccine doses will arrive from India in the country on February 1....
AstraZeneca Plc has told Japan’s health ministry it would produce more than 90 million coronavirus vaccine shots in the country, Japan’s top government spokesman said on Thursday....
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the World Economic Forum's online Davos Agenda Summit, said India faced many challenges when coronavirus outbreak happened but it kept on moving ahead. "In just 12 days, we have inoculated more than 2.3 million of our health workers. In a few months, we will inoculate around 300 million senior citizens," PM Modi said....
PM Narendra Modi at WEF's Davos LIVE Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the World Economic Forum's online Davos Agenda Summit today during which he will be speaking on a wide range of subjects, including India's reform trajectory and increased usage of technology....
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing World Economic Forum's Davos dialog...
Continuing his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the border stand off with China, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused him of 'weakening' and 'destroying' the country and claimed that "for the first time" Chinese troops were "sitting inside Indian territory"....
Amid a noisy walkout by BJP MLAs, the TMC government Thursday moved a resolution in the West Bengal assembly demanding repeal of the three contentious farm laws....
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee moved the resolution even as the BJP MLAs rushed to the well of the House, claiming the TMC government has launched a "misinformation campaign" against the laws....
Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets for helping the centre and stategovernment amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Prime Minister was addressing the NCC Cadets Rally at Cariappa Ground in New Delhi on Friday....
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that India showed last year that it is capable of taking all steps to meet challenges, be it from coronavirus or at its borders....
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday inaugurated former CM J Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence ‘Veda Nilayam’ as a memorial after the Madras High Court gave its nod for the ceremony....
With Tamil Nadu elections due in May, the ruling AIADMK hopes these two memorials - at Marina and Poes Garden - would be seen as major achievements of its cadre....
The Madras High Court on Wednesday allowed the Tamil Nadu government to go ahead with the opening ceremony of "Veda Nilayam" memorial, the residence of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa here, on Thursday but ordered that the building shall not be thrown open to the public....
The central government said on Thursday it had curbed an increase in Covid-19 infections, as a fifth of its districts had reported not a single new new cases for a week....
India said on Thursday it had curbed an increase in COVID-19 infections, with a fifth of its districts reporting no new cases for a week, even as its immunisation campaign has covered 2.4 million people....
Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said the party will contest elections in six states — Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat....
Addressing the AAP's national council meeting, Arvind Kejriwal also spelled out the party's plans for elections coming in the next two years....
The eight-year-old Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest elections in six states that go to polls next year, its chief Arvind Kejriwal said at the party's Ninth National Council meeting on Thursday....
The violence on Republic Day was "unfortunate" but it would not end the farmers' movement against the three farm laws, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today....
Ruby Rose will join Paris Berelc in Lionsgate and BuzzFeed's underdog comedy 1Up, which is directed by Kyle Newman....
Los Angeles: Former “Batwoman” star Ruby Rose has joined “1Up”, the underdog comedy set in the world of esports, after Elliot Page’s exit from the project....
The major reason behind this decision is that the Bills (Farm Laws) were passed forcibly in House, without Opposition," said Azad. ...
Opposition parties led by the Congress have decided to stay away from parliament when President Ram Nath Kovind addresses both houses of parliament tomorrow. It is a constitutional requirement for the President to address both houses of parliament. In the address, the President usually outlines the government's agenda, achievements and plan for the coming year....
The observation was made by a single bench of Justice Pushpa Ganediwala on January 15 while passing an order on an appeal filed by a 50-year-old man challenging a sessions court's order convicting him for sexually assaulting and molesting a five-year-old girl....
The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court has ruled that holding the hands of a minor girl and opening the zip of his pants does not fall under the purview of 'sexual assault' or 'aggravated sexual assault' of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act....
The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court has ruled that holding the hands of a minor girl and opening the zip of his pants does not fall under the purview of 'sexual assault' or 'aggravated sexual assault' of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act....
Bigg Boss journey may have concluded for Sonali Phogat but she continues to create waves for liking fellow reality show contestant Aly Goni who is ten years younger to her....
Bigg Boss 14 evicted contestant Sonali Phogat on her journey, the contestants and her feelings for Aly Goni....
WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned popular messaging app with more than 2 billion users, has been getting a lot of heat and losing users in recent weeks after announcing (and then delaying) changes to how it uses your data. It’s not done with how it’s tweaking privacy and security. Now, it&#8…...
After violence witnessed at Red fort by many farmers protesting against the Centre's agri reforms, a group of villages in Haryana's Rewari have asked protesters to vacate a nearby highway....
How things turned violent on Republic Day, how farmer unions have reacted to it now, and how this will change the farmer’s negotiations with the Centre....
The Morcha blamed the Republic Day violence on “a dirty conspiracy... hatched with the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee and others” to break the agitation....
Upset over the violence in Delhi during Republic Day's tractor rally, a group of villages in Haryana have asked farmers protesting against the Centre's farm laws to vacate the nearby highway. The police had to step in to stop another flare-up. The villagers have given the protesters an ultimatum -- asking them to vacate the highway within 24 hours. The langar or community kitchen for the protesters has been shut and there is heavy police presence in the area....
The government-mandated quarantine ahead of the Feb. 8-21 Australian Open had a controversial start....
The 14-day period of isolation for most players was scheduled to end from late Thursday and early Friday local time....
The hotel room wall is helping him get some practice and an online course keeping boredom at bay....
The film also stars Rashmika Mandanna, Dhananjay and Sunil...
Telugu star Allu Arjun has dropped a new look and the release date of his upcoming movie Pushpa on social media today....
Telugu film Pushpa will star Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna in the lead roles....
Halsey took to Instagram on Wednesday and shared three photos of herself with the baby bump....
The 26-year-old singer, whose real name is Ashley Frangipane, took to Instagram on Wednesday and shared three photos of herself with the baby bump...
The Delhi Police has registered a sedition case in connection with the violence at Red Fort during a tractor rally by farmers on Republic Day, officials said today....
Delhi Police's probe into the unprecedented violence during a tractor rally by farmers on Republic day is now focused on finding those involved in planting a Sikh religious flag at the Mughal-era Red Fort. Tuesday's tractor rally went rogue as protesters forced their way inside the fort complex placed a flag. Several teams of Delhi Police's special cell or anti-terror unit are scanning through footage of violence at the iconic fort complex to identify those who hoisted the flag there. Actor-activist Deep Sidhu, whom farmers have accused of being responsible for the unprecedented violence during the Republic Day tractor rally, has been named in a case filed by the Delhi Police, sources told NDTV. A handful of farmer leaders have also been named in the 25-plus cases filed by the police since Tuesday evening. 19 people have been arrested in connection with the violence in which 394 police personnel have been injured, the Delhi Police said....
A day after the farmers'rally in Delhi descended into chaos as a section of protesting farmers broke prior agreement with the Delhi Police and indulged in violence and hooliganism, Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that India would not tolerate the tricolour being insulted at Red Fort....
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today outlined eight broad principles for repairing ties between India and China that included strict adherence to all agreements on management of the Line of Actual Control, mutual respect and sensitivity, and recognising each other's aspirations as rising Asian powers....
The minister's remark came days after senior military commanders from India and China met for the ninth round of talks to discuss a possible solution to the nearly nine-month border standoff in eastern Ladakh. ...
NDTV's coverage of the January 26 violence in Delhi was the most-watched among English Channels on YouTube, proving yet again that it is the leader in quality news journalism. NDTV India was the second most-watched among Hindi channels....
Even as the ASI refused to reveal the extent of damage, sources in ASI and the Ministry of Culture said there has been substantial damage and littering inside the premises adding that even tableaux parked there after Republic Day were targeted....
The Red Fort will remain closed for visitors from January 27 to January 31, according to an order issued by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)....
Days before the Republic Day farmers' tractor rally protest that dissolved into mayhem in Delhi, farmers in an Uttar Pradesh district received notices asking for personal bonds worth Rs 50,000 to Rs 10 lakh, on the "apprehension that they would violate law and order". The state government has been asked by the Allahabad High Court to explain by February 2 how poor farmers were issued these "breach of peace" notices....
Sub-Divisional Magistrate (Maholi) Pankaj Rathore told The Indian Express the action was justified. “If we had not taken such action, Sitapur would have had the same situation which happened in Delhi.”...
A series of medical tests would be conducted on BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Thursday following which a decision might well be taken on the next course of treatment, a senior doctor at the hospital where he has been admitted said....
Sourav Ganguly, hospitalised on Wednesday for the second time in a month, was likely to undergo angiography, and doctors would subsequently decide if another stent insertion was necessary....
After weeks of uncertainty, the Cannes Film Festival has said that its 2021 edition would take place from July 6 to 17 – almost two months after its traditional mid-May slot....
This year, organizers are intent on having a festival, one way or another. No details were announced Wednesday on what shape a 2021 edition might take....
She was known for her portrayal of a lonely housewife in ‘The Last Picture Show’ and a comedic delight as the fearsome Frau Blücher in ‘Young Frankenstein’...
LOS ANGELES: Cloris Leachman, a character actor whose depth of talent brought her an Oscar for the The Last Picture Show and Emmys for her comedic work in The Mary Tyler Moore Show and other TV series, has died....
Jesus Colmenar’s Spanish crime drama series has been renewed for a fifth and final season by Netflix...
Jesus Colmenar also served as an executive producer on Money Heist. The hit Spanish crime drama series has been renewed for a fifth and final season by Netflix....
Iron Man actor Robert Downey Jr. announced on Wednesday he was launching venture capital funds, aiming to “accelerate groundbreaking technologies that are addressing the world’s largest environmental challenges”....
A little less than two years ago, when the actor, producer and investor Robert Downey Jr. unveiled his new, sustainability focused initiative called the FootPrint Coalition at Amazon’s re:MARS conference it was little more than a static website and a subscription prompt. Jump cut to today, an…...
Delhi Police's probe into the unprecedented violence during a tractor rally by farmers on Republic day is now focused on finding those involved in planting a Sikh religious flag at the Mughal-era Red Fort. Tuesday's tractor rally went rogue as protesters forced their way inside the fort complex placed a flag. Several teams of Delhi Police's special cell or anti-terror unit are scanning through footage of violence at the iconic fort complex to identify those who hoisted the flag there. Actor-activist Deep Sidhu, whom farmers have accused of being responsible for the unprecedented violence during the Republic Day tractor rally, has been named in a case filed by the Delhi Police, sources told NDTV. A handful of farmer leaders have also been named in the 25-plus cases filed by the police since Tuesday evening. The police has issued look-out notices against farmer leaders and others named in FIRs. Their passports too will be seized to prevent them from travelling abroad....
Lookout Notice May be Issued, Passports Seized to Corner Those Named in FIR for Tractor Rally Violence; Amit Shah to Meet Injured Cops Today ....
Farmers' Protest Live News Updates: The Delhi Police will issue a look out circular against the farmers leaders named in the 25 FIRs registered following the violence in the national capital on Republic Day. The leaders will also be asked to surrender their passports....
Denying that he had instigated the crowd and claiming that the Nishan Sahib flag was hoisted in a "flow of emotions", Sidhu said: "I had warned that our leaders had taken a decision which is against the youth's sentiments."...
Thirty-seven farm union leaders, including six spokespersons of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), have been named in an FIR registered at the Samaypur Badli police station, in Outer Delhi, based on a complaint filed by Inspector Anil Kumar....
The Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) will partially suspend commercial flight operations between January 30 and February 5 during rehearsals and main show for Aero India 2021, the Bangalore International Airport Limited (BAIL) said in a statement....
AirAsia India commenced Bhubaneswar to Pune direct flight operation from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA)....
Apple has released the latest quarterly numbers and they are, well, record breaking....
Apple posted all-time record revenue of $111.4 billion, up 21 per cent year over year with the new iPhone 12 and iPads contributing significantly to the numbers....
During the hearing, the court said that the evidence collected so far suggests that during the show, outraging religious feelings of a class of citizens of India with deliberate intendment were made by the applicants....
Stand-up comic Munawar Faruqui's bail request was rejected by the Madhya Pradesh High Court today. Faruqui and his aide Nalin Yadav were arrested on January 2 for allegedly hurting religious sentiments during their show....
Stand-up comic Munawar Faruqui's bail request was rejected by the Madhya Pradesh High Court today. Faruqui and his aide Nalin Yadav were arrested on January 2 for allegedly hurting religious sentiments during their show....
US President Joe Biden's pick for the ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, on Wednesday did not explicitly commit the support of the new administration for India to be a permanent member of the Security Council....
Pentagon’s spokesperson said that “Austin emphasized the Department’s commitment to the U.S.-India Major Defense Partnership, observing that it is built upon shared values and a common interest in ensuring the Indo-Pacific region remains free and open”....
Sheffield United substitute Oliver Burke grabbed the 74th-minute winner after Harry Maguire had cancelled out Kean Bryan's first-half opener for the Yorkshire side at Old Trafford....
Manchester City leads the table with 41 points, a point ahead of United who have played one game more....
Lionel Messi returned from suspension to help guide Barcelona to a 2-1 win away to Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey....
It was the first time Messi played in a Copa match this season....
Thomas Tuchel was only announced as Frank Lampard’s replacement a day before kickoff and had one training session with a team that had won twice in their past eight league matches....
The point moved Chelsea up to eighth but the result highlighted the task facing Tuchel as he seeks to get the team back into the top four and qualify for next season’s Champions League...
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on the company’s 2020 Q4 earnings call that all engineering work is now complete on the Tesla Semi, the freight-hauling semi truck that the company is building with an all-electric powertrain. The company expects to begin deliveries of Tesla Semi this year, it said in…...
“You are asked to explain as to why legal action shouldn’t be taken against you and other members of your organisation... You are also directed to provide names of the perpetrators of such violent acts belonging to your organisation,” it said....
The Delhi Police on Wednesday issued a notice to farmer leader Darshan Pal over the violence during the farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day, asking why legal action should not be taken against him....