• IMD Hyd issues 3-day alert for rains for several Telangana districts

    IMD Hyd issues 3-day alert for rains for several Telangana districts
    Published Date : 21-Jul-2021 8:11:31 IST

    Issuing a red alert for three days (till the morning of July 24), the Hyderabad centre of India Meteorological Department on Wednesday predicted heavy to extremely heavy rainfall for several districts in Telangana. IMD also claimed that Hyderabad would receive light to moderate rains today. Meanwhile, an orange alert was issued for Adilabad, Nirmal, Nizamabad and other districts.

  • Professor who made vulgar comment against Smriti Irani on Facebook held

    Professor who made vulgar comment against Smriti Irani on Facebook held
    Published Date : 21-Jul-2021 8:08:34 IST

    Shaharyar Ali, a professor at SRK College in Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad, has been arrested for allegedly making vulgar remarks against Union Minister Smriti Irani on Facebook in March. Ali had surrendered before Additional Sessions Judge Anurag Kumar and moved an interim bail application on Tuesday. The judge, however, denied the bail plea.

  • This isn’t democracy but ‘detective-ocracy’: Mamata on Pegasus row

    This isn’t democracy but ‘detective-ocracy’: Mamata on Pegasus row
    Published Date : 21-Jul-2021 8:07:43 IST

    Amid the Pegasus controversy, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday claimed the government wants to turn India into a surveillance state and added, “This isn’t a democracy but a detective-ocracy.” “The phones have become recorders to them,” she said. As she urged Opposition parties to come together against BJP, the Trinamool Congress chief said, “2024 isn’t far.”

  • Officials Confirm No Active Role of Shilpa Shetty Found Yet

    Officials Confirm No Active Role of Shilpa Shetty Found Yet
    Published Date : 21-Jul-2021 8:06:36 IST

    Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra was arrested by the Mumbai Police on the night of July 19 in a pornography case. The officials earlier confirmed that he to be the ‘key conspirator’ in the case. He has been sent to judicial custody till July 23, along with Ryan Tharp, who was also arrested in the same case, from the Nerul area on Tuesday morning.

  • Worst attitude you can have is saying I’m fine: Shruti on mental health

    Worst attitude you can have is saying I’m fine: Shruti on mental health
    Published Date : 15-Jul-2021 10:57:46 IST

    Speaking about mental health issues, actress Shruti Haasan said that it is important to be aware if someone needs help over mental health and not brush the issue. She added, “When it comes to mental health, the worst attitude you can have is ‘chin up’; or ‘I’m fine’.” “Usually, people don’t even realise what they are going through,” Shruti said.

  • Long COVID-19 has over 200 symptoms, study estimates

    Long COVID-19 has over 200 symptoms, study estimates
    Published Date : 15-Jul-2021 10:56:06 IST

    The largest international study of people with long COVID-19 has estimated 203 symptoms. The study, published in the Lancet’s journal EClinicalMedicine, found that the symptoms, ranging from fatigue, brain fog, hallucinations, tremors, suicidality, vision loss and new allergies, span ten organ systems. Responses from people from 56 countries, with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, were analysed.

  • WhatsApp banned 20 lakh Indian accounts from May 15 to June 15

    WhatsApp banned 20 lakh Indian accounts from May 15 to June 15
    Published Date : 15-Jul-2021 10:54:22 IST

    WhatsApp in its compliance report under the new IT rules revealed that it banned 20 lakh Indian accounts from May 15 to June 15. “Our top focus is preventing accounts from sending harmful or unwanted messages,” WhatsApp said. It also clarified that over 95% of such bans are due to the unauthorised use of automated or bulk messaging (spam).

  • Gates Foundation staff are freaking out about its future: Report

    Gates Foundation staff are freaking out about its future: Report
    Published Date : 11-Jul-2021 8:14:57 IST

    A former executive of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has said that the foundation’s staff are “freaking out” about its future, Business Insider reported citing an FT report. “People are really worried that the credibility and standing of the foundation [are] in jeopardy now, especially in areas like gender empowerment,” the report quoted the executive as saying.

  • I do live in a $50,000 house: World’s 2nd richest man Musk with $186 bn wealth

    I do live in a $50,000 house: World’s 2nd richest man Musk with $186 bn wealth
    Published Date : 04-Jul-2021 8:41:21 IST

    Elon Musk, the world’s second-richest man with a $186 billion fortune, has reaffirmed that he’s living in a $50,000 house in the US that he rents from SpaceX. “I do live in a $50,000 house, but not this specific one,” Musk responded to reports about him living in a box-shaped prefabricated home. Earlier, Musk announced he’s selling all his mansions.

  • Please seek help: Bhavya to those ‘spreading lies’ on broken engagement with Mehreen

    Please seek help: Bhavya to those ‘spreading lies’ on broken engagement with Mehreen
    Published Date : 04-Jul-2021 8:38:42 IST

    Politician Bhavya Bishnoi issued a statement on breaking off his engagement with actress Mehreen Pirzada and alleged some people were spreading “falsehoods” about him and his family. He said, “I don’t owe you an explanation. But if your lies come to my knowledge, I’ll personally and legally hold you accountable.” He said, “If untrue mud-slinging makes you happy…please seek help.”

  • Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO tomorrow at 57 as world’s richest person

    Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO tomorrow at 57 as world’s richest person
    Published Date : 04-Jul-2021 8:32:51 IST

    Jeff Bezos will officially step down as the CEO of Amazon on Monday, July 5, the company he founded as an online bookstore exactly 27 years ago on July 5, 1994. Bezos, 57, will be retiring as the world’s richest person with a net worth of over $200 billion, according to Bloomberg. He’ll become the Executive Chairman of Amazon’s board.

  • Dinesh Karthik apologises for ‘Bats are like neighbour’s wife’ remark

    Dinesh Karthik apologises for ‘Bats are like neighbour’s wife’ remark
    Published Date : 04-Jul-2021 8:32:13 IST

    Dinesh Karthik has apologised for his ‘Bats are like neighbour’s wife, they always feel better’ remark which he made while commentating in second England-Sri Lanka ODI. He said, “I got a lot of stick from my mum and wife…for saying that. It’s definitely not the right thing to say.” Karthik added, “I’m really sorry for that…it shouldn’t happen again.”