With early morning shows across India, and cinema halls going housefull, Shah Rukh Khan's magnum opus Jawan has become the biggest opener at the box office in the history of Indian cinema. The actor beat his own movie Pathaan, which was released in January this year. As per reports, Jawan collected Rs 75 crore on Day 1, which is Rs 18 crore more than Pathaan
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Indian star crickters Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav became the first pair of Indian left-arm spinners to take seven wickets or more in an ODI encounter. The duo achieved the feat during India's five-wicket win over West Indies in Barbados, in July 27 match. While Kuldeep was the pick of the Indian bowlers with figures of 4/6 , Jadeja took three wickets for 37 runs.
Nagasaki paid tribute to all the victims of the US atomic bombing, which killed hundreds of thousands of people on August 9, 1945. Nagasaki's mayor said that the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, is a "tangible and present crisis," enabling another nuclear attack. Mayor Tomihisa Taue further stated that the only way to save the future of humankind, is by eliminating the nuclear weapons from the world.
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WhatsApp is developing a new feature that will allow users to sync their chat history across various devices. The companion mode function will allow users to attach a supplementary mobile device to their WhatsApp account without having active Internet access. As a result, it is comparable but not identical to the multi-device support functionality. The multi-device functionality only allows users to attach four different devices to one single… read-more
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Australia's Ashleigh Barty won the Australian Open women's title by defeating Danielle Collins of USA in the finals, on January 28. She defeated Collins by 6-3, 7-6. Notably, the victory is Barty's third Grand Slam title after winning Roland Garros in 2019 and Wimbledon last year. Barty is the first woman in 44 years to hold an Australian singles trophy, since Chris O'Neil's win.
Doctors were left speechless after a boy was prematurely born in 35 weeks, with a human tail. The tail began to grow in the worm and developed an embryonic appendage after 4-8 weeks of gestation like all babies. In this rare case, a 6-inch posterior protuberance with a 1.5-inch wide ball at the end of the tail was formed. Reportedly, only 40 such cases have been recorded in history.
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Kathleen C. Hochul made history as she becomes the first woman Governor for the people of New York on August 24. Meanwhile, Hochul received the opportunity after her predecessor Andrew Cuomo resigned as he was found guilty of sexually harassing multiple women. On appointment, Hochul said, ''Willing to be bloodied and marred in the pursuit of doing what's right for the people of the great state.''
The battle arena of Italy's famous monument 'Colosseum' is set to get its original look by 2023. Winning an 18.5-million euro bid, an architectural firm named Milan Ingegneria is eyeing to install a high-tech retractable floor. The retractable floor will enable visitors "to see the majesty of the monument" from the centre. Earlier, it had a wooden floor, which was connected to rooms that acted as waiting rooms for gladiators.
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Journalist-cum-automotive design consultant Gautam Sen’s new book chronicles the emergence of automobile industry dating to pre-independence. Titled as "The Automobile," it talks about India’s growing obsession over cars. It showcases intriguing facts from the colonial era about the first person who owned a car to modifications made by the elite/ royal families to their personal cars.… read-more
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Archeologists in Egypt have unearthed a 3000-year-old city on the east bank of Nile river. Known as 'Aten' or the 'lost golden city', the historic city dates back to King Amenhotep III era, which existed from 1391-1353 BC. Collaborating with Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, the archeologists also unearthed precious jewellery, including rings and pottery vessels. The excavation of the city and artifacts was a seven-month collaborative… read-more
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