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Ageing Dams In India Is A Threat To Life & Environment, Says UN Report

In a report released by the UN revealed that India is under a major threat possessed by large dams ageing in the country. According to the reports, over 1,000 dams will turn 50 years old by 2025 and most people on earth will live downstream by 2050. However, the re-construction of water-dam is not going to be witnessed anytime soon in 20th century, says the reports compiled by Canada-based Institute for Water, Environment and Health. 

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 01:03 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: environment, dams, United Nations

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Larry King

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Veteran TV Host Larry King Dies At 87 Owing To COVID-19 Ailments

Veteran Television host and interviewer Larry King, noted for his celebrity interviews, political debates, and topical discussions, passed away on January 23. The 87-year-old died at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he had been hospitalized due to a COVID-19 related infection. With a career spanning over six decades, King was most celebrated for his CNN chat show "Larry King Live" that earned him a Peabody award and 10… read-more

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 - 08:01 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Larry King, CNN, Covid- 19, Larry King Live

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Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

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South Delhi Municipal Corporation Names Road After Sushant Rajput

To honour late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput on his birthday, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation renamed Inder Colony's road as 'Late Sushant Singh Rajput Marg' on January 21. Congress councillor Abhishek Dutt clarified the motive was inspired by Sushant's impact on the area's youth. Besides, Dutt stated that the nomenclature was non-political and the decision was taken after discussion with all parties, including AAP and BJP.

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 02:49 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: South Delhi Municipal Corporation, Inder Colony, Sushant Singh Rajput, Bollywood

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Writer Javed Akhtar (left); Actress Kangana Ranaut(right)

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Kangana Ranaut Summoned In Case Filed By Javed Akhtar In Mumbai

Actress Kangana Ranaut's legal battle has resumed yet again as Mumbai Police summoned her against a November 2020 defamation case filed by writer/lyricist Javed Akhtar. She has been asked to appear before Juhu Police on January 22. The complaint read, Kangana directed baseless remarks towards Akhtar on TV interviews claiming him to be a part of Bollywood's "coterie". Besides, Kangana had also said Akhtar threatened her to keep silent over her… read-more

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 10:58 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Bollywood, Mumbai Police, Kangana Ranaut, Javed Akhtar, Hrithik Roshan

Courtesy: The Tribune


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'Mirzapur' Web-series Comes Under Scanner; BJP MP Demands Strict Action

After 'Tandav', another web-series 'Mirzapur' has come under political scanner after BJP MP Vinod Sonkar has demanded strict action against its makers for slandering the region's image. The Kaushambi (UP) MP said Mirzapur, adjacent to Varanasi and famous for its globally-known carpet business and Maa Vindhyavasini Shaktipeeth, has been tainted by its projection as an illegal weapon market. Moreover, asking to penalize the makers, Sonkar said… read-more

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 08:59 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: web series, Amazon, Mirzapur, religious sentiments, image slandering, BJP, Vinod Sonkar, penalty

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Pune Restaurant Offeres Customer Bullet Thali

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Want Bike? Pune Eatery Gifts For Completing 10 Course Platter

To lure customers amid COVID-19 struck environment, Pune-based Shivraj Hotel has come up with a unique offer to win a Royal Enfield Bullet. The challenge offers foodies to finish a non-vegetarian platter having 10 dishes made with four-kilogram mutton and fish within 60 minutes. The platter had Fried Pomfret, Chicken Tandoori, and Dry Mutton, among others. Interestingly, Somnath Pawar from Solapur has completed the platter and bagged the bike… read-more

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 01:43 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Pune, Cafe and restaurant, Royal Enfield, contest

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Salman Khan's movie Radhe poster

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Ray Of Hope For Hall Owners: Salman To Release 'Radhe' On Eid

Salman Khan on January 19 announced the release of his upcoming movie 'Radhe- Your Most Wanted Bhai' on Eid in 2021. Salman claimed that the release during this distressing time would be an opportunity for the theatre owners to recover losses. However, he has requested theatres to follow COVID-19 precautionary measures. Citing COVID-19 fear, Salman earlier had denied releasing the movie that stars Disha Patani and Randeep Hooda alongside him… read-more

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 07:49 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Indian Film Industry, Bollywood, Salman Khan, movie release, Eid 2021, Twitter, Theater

A still of Cillian Murphy from Peaky Blinders.

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Peaky Blinders To End After Season 6; Confirms Creator Knight

Acclaimed BBC drama 'Peaky Blinders' will meet its end after the sixth edition, confirmed creator Steven Knight. Though the TV series will end, Knight confirmed that its story would continue in "another from." First aired on BBC Two network in 2013, the web series stars Cillian Murphy as Tommy Shelby in a post-First World War timeline. As per reports, the sixth season is currently being shot in the UK.

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 03:50 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: BBC, Netflix, Peaky Blinders Web Series, Cillian Murphy, Steven Knight

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Vivek Agnihotri's tweet on vegetarian wazwan

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Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri Deletes Contentious Tweet After Backlash

Filmmaker Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri has removed his tweet about 'vegetarian wazwan' after Fatwa was issued against his film 'The Kashmir Files'. Reportedly, Vivek had posted a dish claiming vegetarian wazwan which triggered several localities of Kashmir. 'Wazwan' is an authentic non-veg dish for Kashmiri Muslims which doesn't have any veg alternative. Facing severe backlash from the netizens, Agnihotri wrote 'With deep pain, I am deleting this… read-more

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 01:34 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: vivek ranjan agrahotri, Fatwa, Kashmir files, Trolls

Mirzapur web series

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FIR Against Mirzapur Producers For Allegedly Hurting Sentiments

Following the uproar against web series 'Tandav', the producers of Amazon Prime's popular show 'Mirzapur' have been booked under defamation charges. Reportedly, an FIR has been filed at Mirzapur's Kotwali Dehat police station by Arvind Chaturvedi. As per the complainant, the show was laded with abusive content, encourages social enmity, illicit relations on-screen, and presented the district in an antagonistic way. However, Chaturvedi has… read-more

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 01:11 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Tandav, Mirzapur, Amazon Prime, FIR

Courtesy: The Indian Express