Chadwick Boseman

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Chadwick Boseman Posthumously Awarded As Best Actor At Golden Globes

Late Hollywood actor Chadwick Boseman, well-known for his role of Black Panther, was awarded with the Best Actor for a motion picture at the Golden Globes 2021. He was awarded posthumously for his movie 'Black Bottom' and the honor was received by his wife Taylor Simone who stated, "He [Chadwick Boseman] would thank god. He would thank his parents." In this year's edition, Andra Day won award for ‘Best Performance by an Actress’ in a motion… read-more

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 12:45 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Golden Globes Award, Golden Globes '21, Black Panther, The Crown, Brifly News, Brifly Exclusive

Gender Park event

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Govt Should Facilitate Finance Entrepreneurship Initiatives: ICGE-II

The final day of the second edition of the International Conference on Gender Equality focused on the "challenging gendered power structures in sustainable entrepreneurship and social business." The conference held at the Gender Park Campus in Kerala's Kozhikode highlighted the government's roles in facilitating the finances related to sustainable entrepreneurship initiatives and businesses. Moreover, it emphasized how government policies,… read-more

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 08:02 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Brifly Exclusive, Brifly News, Kerala, International Conference on Gender Equality, ICGE, KK Shailaja

KGF: Chapter 2

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KGF: Chapter 2 To Hit Big Screens On July 16, Confirms Yash

The much-awaited sequel of the KGF series, KGF: Chapter 2 will be released on the big screens on July 16, 2021, announced the movie's protagonist Yash on January 29.  Moreover, tagging prominent Bollywood actors Sanjay Dutt and Raveena Tandon in another tweet, director… read-more

Fri, 29 Jan 2021 - 07:32 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Brifly Exclusive, KGF Chapter 2, Yash, KGF2

Oye! Rickshaw

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EV Metro Feeder Service 'Oye! Rickshaw' Registers Huge Growth In December

With five lakh rides in December 2020, India's largest e-rickshaw operator, ‘Oye! Rickshaw’ surpassed all pre-COVID-19 figures. The affordable metro feeder service company also crossed the milestone of six million overall rides since its launch in 2017. Providing easy and accessible transport options, Oye! Rickshaw in quick time-period became the fastest growing electronic vehicle based company in India. Interestingly, around 35% of all rides… read-more

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 - 07:33 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Brifly Exclusive, Oye! Rickshaw, business

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Shinzo-Narinder

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Shinzo Abe Among 2 Non-Indians Conferred With Padma Vibhushan This Year

The Union Home Ministry on the eve of 72nd Republic Day honoured two non-Indians – former Japan PM Shinzo Abe and India-based American physicist Narinder Singh Kapany - with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award for their exceptional and distinguished services. While Shinzo Abe was awarded for his efforts in the field of public affairs, Narinder Singh Kapany, widely known as 'father of fiber optics', was conferred posthumously with… read-more

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 09:51 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Padma Awards, Brifly Exclusive, Padma Vibhushan, Shinzo Abe, Narinder Singh

thar SUV

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Anand Mahindra Gifts Thar SUV To Debutants Who Sealed 4th Test Win

Taking to Twitter, Business tycoon Anand Mahindra has announced that all six young debutants of India vs Australia test series will be gifted the all-new Mahindra Thar SUV. Highlighting the efforts made by team India in the Brisbane Test, Anand Tweeted, "they’ve made it possible for future generations of youth in India to dream & explore the impossible".  The debutants - Mohammad Siraj, T Natarajan, Shardul Thakur, Washington Sundar,… read-more

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 - 05:38 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Brifly Exclusive, Mohammad Siraj, T Natarajan, shardul thakur, Washington Sundar, Shubhman Gill, Navdeep Saini, Anand Mahindra, Mahindra Thar

Whatsapp

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"We are Committed To Your Privacy": WhatsApp Tells Users Via Its Status

Making an effort to ensure that the doubts regarding privacy breaches are cleared, WhatsApp reached out to its users through its application on January 17. Sending status updates, WhatsApp emphasized on the privacy of its users saying, "We are committed to your privacy." Additionally, highlighting that the chats are end-to-end encrypted, the Facebook-owned platform said that it cannot hear or listen to the personal conversations of its users… read-more

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 10:59 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Brifly Exclusive, WhatsApp, Privacy Policy, whatsapp policy, whatsapp criticism

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New Mission

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Sonu Sood To Start Mission That Ensures No One Misses Online Class

Emerging as a ray of hope to the needy and underprivileged people during the times of pandemic, Bollywood actor Sonu Sood will now help underprivileged children to access online education. Announcing his new mission through Twitter, Facebook and Instagram posts, the philanthropic actor disclosed that this mission would ensure no student in the nation misses their online classes. While he did not… read-more

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 06:04 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Brifly Exclusive, Sonu Sood, Online education, Education

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Nidhi Razda

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Former NDTV Journalist Nidhi Razdan Duped For Job At Harvard

In a shocking revelation, Former NDTV journalist Nidhi Razdan has claimed that she was victimised for a job at Harvard. In a statement on Twitter, Nidhi said she became "the victim of a very serious phishing attack". She added that the attack was well "sophisticated and coordinated" and she had lost all her personal information to the scammers. Earlier in June 2020, Nidhi announced on her tweet that she had received an offer to join Harvard… read-more

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 07:23 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Brifly Exclusive, Nidhi Razdan, NDTV, Harvard University, Phishing Attack

Impeachment

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Donald Trump Becomes First US President To Be Impeached Twice

Following the US Capitol riots and subsequent developments, Donald Trump on January 13 became the first US President to be impeached twice. Amid heavy security deployment at the Capitol, the house voted 232-197 to impeach Trump, twice within 13 months. Notably, 10 Republicans had also supported the impeachment process, holding Trump responsible for the Capitol seize. The US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Trump "a clear and present danger… read-more

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 10:29 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Brifly Exclusive, Donald Trump Impeachment, House Of Representatives, US President, US Elections, nancy pelosi

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