Arvind Kejriwal

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Delhi Cabinet Approves Rs 1 Crore Aid To Families Of Six Deceased Govt Personnel

The Kejriwal Government has proposed to provide ex gratia of Rs 1 crore to each family of six martyred personnel including three from the Indian Air Force, two from Delhi Police, and one from the city’s Civil Defence sector. The proposal was approved by the cabinet on July 24. The government promised to stand by the families of paramilitary, army, police, and civil defence personnel living in the city.  … read-more

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 07:32 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Delhi Government , Delhi Cabinet, Arvind Kejriwal, security personnel

Courtesy: NDTV

Maharashtra rainfall

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Heavy Rainfall Claims 129 Lives In Maharashtra

Owing to the incessant rainfall in Maharashtra for the last two days, around 129 people have been reported to be dead in rain-related incidents including landslides. However, almost 84,452 people were evacuated to higher altitudes under the Pune division on July 23. According to the official from State Disaster Management Department, 38 people have died due to landslides in Raigad district on July 22. Rescue operations are still in progress… read-more

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 07:07 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: heavy rains, Maharashtra , Pune, landslide

Courtesy: The Times Of India

India's Oxygen Express.

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Bangladesh Becomes First Country To Receive LMO Via India's Oxygen Express

The Ministry of Indian Railways has announced that India's oxygen express will transport the Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) for "the first time ever'' to its neighboring country Bangladesh. Reportedly, the train will leave with 10 containers rake for Benapole to deliver 200 metric tonnes of LMO. Notably, India started the train on April 24, 2021, for supplying oxygen across the country. 

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 06:44 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Oxygen Express, oxygen, Medical oxygen, Bangladesh

Courtesy: Lokmat English

Saurabh Chaudhary

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Tokyo Olympics: Saurabh Chaudhary Becomes First Indian To Reach 10m Air Pistol Finals

Saurabh Chaudhary became the first Indian to reach the finals of 10m Air Pistol in the Tokyo Olympics. The Asian Games and Youth Olympics gold medallist secured the first spot in the Men's Qualification five series round. The 19-year-old appeared in his maiden Olympics with 586 points in the qualifications. Abhishek Verma, the other Indian in the competition however couldn't make it after finishing at the 17th rank.

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 06:23 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Tokyo Olympics, 10m air pistol, Saurabh Chaudhary, Finals

Courtesy: Wion News

Tesla CEO Elon Musk

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India Imposes Highest Import Tax On E-Vehicles: Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has approached Indian authorities asking for a reduction in import tax before any launch of its electric vehicles in India. Musk took to Twitter and said, ''Import duties are the highest in the world." Reportedly, Musk is also looking for setting up a factory if gets respite in tax. However, India imposes a 60% tax on vehicles below $40,000 and 100% above the value. 

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 06:01 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Elon Musk, Import duties, Electric Vehicles, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, tax

Old Woman Left For Dead Rescued By Health Workers

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Medical Staffs Rescues 87-year-old Woman Abandoned By Family: Manipur

Wahengbam Shakhi Dev, an 87-year-old woman was taken under the care of the district health society on humanitarian grounds after she was abandoned by her family on being tested positive for Covid-19. Hailing from Manipur's Kaching district, she was admitted to a temporary isolation ward-cum-Covid care center on June 16. Besides, she was barely able to walk due to low oxygen when the staff found her. 

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 05:40 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Covid-19, Manipur, healthcare workers, Oxygen Shortage

Courtesy: ANI

Hungama 2

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Hungama 2: Despite Strong Casts, Failed To Create Magic Of Comedy

Priyadarshan-directed Hindi romantic-comedy Hungama 2 has been released on Disney+Hotstar and has been sadly termed as a sloppy comedy because of its fusty formulation that only leaves behind a trial of frivolities. The hook of the story revolves around a girl named Vanni (Pranitha Subhash) who asserted that Akash (Meezaan Jaaferi) to be the father of her only daughter. However, the movie tried incorporating contemporary words and expressions… read-more

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 05:18 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: Hungama 2, Disney+ Hotstar, Bollywood, Shilpa Shetty

Courtesy: NDTV

India beats Uzbekistan At Tennis Open In Tokyo Olympics

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Tokyo Olympics: Sumit Nagal Records India's First Victory In Tennis Singles Since 1996.

Sumit Nagal on July 24 became only the first Indian to win a Men's Singles match at the Olympic Games since 1996. Nagal who came in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with a surprise entry beat former world No. 33 Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin with 6-4, 6-7, 6-4 in the opening match. With Sumit Nagal moving on to the second round, India's hope in the Men's Singles remains afloat. 

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 04:56 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Tokyo Olympics, Sumit Nagal, India, Uzbekistan, Indian Tennis Player

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Using a Mobile phone.

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8-Year-Old Girl Pranks Uttar Pradesh Police, Claims Of 5 Murder

UP's Ghaziabad police were pranked by an eight-year-old girl who called them on July 20, saying ''police uncle, 5 murder ho gaya hai. Gali number 5, sarkari school ke pass. Aap jaldi aa jao, main akeli hoon.'' However, police found that the girl loves watching crime shows and wanted to know whether police arrives on time or not. Reportedly, police have warned the father about his daughter's actions for the future. 

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 04:32 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Prank Call, Police, Ghaziabad, 112 Emergency Service

Courtesy: Times Now

Shruti Gera

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Actress Shruti Gera Talks About Web Series Offered By Raj Kundra

After the Raj Kundra-porn movies debacle came into the limelight, actress Shruti Gera opened up about when casting directors approached her in 2018, for a web series produced by Kundra. “I said no to it immediately. But I am more grateful that I kept myself safe,” she said. Gera further added that often actresses are drugged and compromising scenes are shot thereafter, later blackmailing them with it.

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 04:11 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: raj kundra, porn movies, Shruti Gera, casting director, web series

Courtesy: Hindustan Times