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IND vs PAK: Captain’s knock by Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant’s 39 help India get to 151 after Shaheen Afridi’s exploits

Skipper Virat Kohli stood up for Team India in crisis hitting his fourth T20 half-century against Pakistan to help his team get to 151 runs, ably supported by wicket-keeper batter Rishabh Pant in the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup. ...

Asteroid collision with Juptier observed by astronomers from Earth

The subject of space and the solar system is vast and intriguing. Jupiter, as the largest planet, has the strongest gravitational effect of all the planetary bodies. As a result, it draws many things, such as asteroids, that travel in free space around...

‘Kohli vs Pakistan yet again’: Netizens praise skipper as he reaches 50 against PAK in T20 World Cup

A reason Virat Kohli is called one of the best batsmen in the world and surely there is no doubt in it. The man in the match against Pakistan played like a lone wolf as he made sure to remain on the crease as he saw his batter fall one by one. Kohli h...

Rep. Khanna says Biden told Dems reconciliation agreement a must before Glasgow conference: ‘I need this’

Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., told "Fox News Sunday" that President Biden would not be happy if Congress can only pass an infrastructure bill without an agreement on a larger spending package before the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland.The pro...

Delhi’s per capita income plunges to Rs 3.54 lakh, GSDP down by 5.68%

Delhi's per capita income at current prices is estimated at Rs 354,004 against per capita income of Rs 127,768 at the national level, which makes Delhi's per capita almost three times the national average, according to the survey presented by Delhi Dep...

‘Freedom of religion basic human right’: US condemns Durga Puja violence in Bangladesh

Condemning the reports of attacks on the minority Hindu community in Bangladesh, the United States on Monday said that freedom of religion or belief is a human right.  A US State Department spokesperson said, "Freedom of religion or belief is a h...

Kate Winslet felt bullied after ‘Titanic’ success, says ‘was subject to lot of personal physical scrutiny’

English actress Kate Winslet says she felt bullied after the global success of her 1997 release Titanic because the film brought her personal life into scrutiny. Winslet became a household name at the age of 21 after the success of the James Cameron f...

Doctor predicts another Covid surge amid presence of new variants

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, medical director of the Special Pathogens Unit at Boston Medical Center, told CNBC's  "The News with Shepard Smith" that she anticipates another surge of Covid infections as the new variants of the virus appear across the U.S.&...

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2024 Watch: Biden support among Democrats in first presidential primary state drops

This weekly column on the next race for the White House usually zeroes in on the burgeoning contest for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination.But a poll released in recent days that spotlighted President Biden’s flagging support should he run for reelec...

Pelosi says Congress is close to a deal on Biden’s social spending plan

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi holds weekly press conference at the U.S. Senate in Washington D.C., United States on October 21, 2021.Yasin Ozturk | Anadolu Agency | Getty ImagesHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that Democrats are close to finalizing ...

Schumer, Manchin to meet with Biden in Delaware

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., will be meeting with both President Biden and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Sunday, Fox News has confirmed, as Democrats continue to have trouble agreeing to terms on a massive social spending bill to go al...

ICC T20 World Cup 2021, India vs Pakistan: Baba Ramdev makes BIG statement

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday, ahead of the India-Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021 match, said that the game is against national interest and added that "Rashtradharma" as the "game of cricket and the game of terror cannot be played at the same time". ...

Meet Virat Kohli’s big fan Shamia Arzoo – the wife of a star Pakistani cricketer

Team India skipper Virat Kohli is one of the most popular cricketers in the world and Kohli has millions of fans across the world. It is to be noted that Kohli's fans are not only in India but in many other countries of the world, including Pakistan. K...

Chaffetz rips Schiff, says House Intel chair should ‘lose his security clearance’ for leaking classified info

If members of Congress have leaked classified information to the media, they should be prosecuted, former House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz said on "Outnumbered" Monday.On Sunday, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe de...

Hilary Duff and husband Matthew Koma welcome their second child, announce name

Hilary Duff has given birth to her third child. The 33-year-old star shared the happy news on her Instagram on Saturday. "Mae James Bair - We LOVE you, beauty," she wrote along with the date March 24, the day when the little one was born. The Lizzie M...

Lighthouse Investment hedge fund sells stake in Trump SPAC firm DWAC after merger news, big stock price rise

At least one hedge fund sold its stake in the SPAC Digital World Acquisition Corp. after the firm announced plans to merge with the social media company planned by former President Donald Trump.Lighthouse Investment Partners, one of at least nine hedge...

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Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey says ‘hyperinflation’ will happen soon in the U.S. and the world

In this articleSQTWTRJack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and co-founder & CEO of Square, speaks during the crypto-currency conference Bitcoin 2021 Convention at the Mana Convention Center in Miami, Florida, on June 4, 2021.Marco Bello | AFP | Getty ImagesT...

PM Modi’s Cabinet reshuffle 2021: Meet 7 women in new council of ministers

The cabinet reshuffle of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government took place on Wednesday (July 7). As many as 43 ministers, including new and old, took oath at the Rashtrapati Bhavan that was administered by the President of India Ram Nath Kovind. ...

Night curfew extended in Noida till April 30 amid COVID-19 surge

In light of the recent increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, the Gautam Budh Nagar administration on Monday (April 19) has decided to extend the night curfew, which was earlier imposed till April 17 in the entire district including Noida. The curf...

Watch Fed Chairman Jerome Powell speak live at a Bank for International Settlements conference

[The stream is slated to start at 11 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.]Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks Friday to the Virtual Bank for International Settlements' South African Reserve Bank Cent...

Coca-Cola CEO says company will raise prices to offset higher commodity costs

In this articlePEPKOJames Quincey, the CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, speaks during an interview with CNBC on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, December 9, 2019.Brendan McDermid | ReutersCoca-Cola will raise prices on its drinks to combat the im...

Maxine Waters defends involvement with protesters in Minnesota amid criticism over ‘confrontational’ comments

Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., justified her remarks encouraging protesters in Minnesota after Republicans slammed her for encouraging confrontations in the event that former police officer Derek Chauvin is not convicted of murder for the death of Georg...

FAU-G is at big advantage over PUBG Mobile India even before launch, here’s why

The Indian Esports gaming scene is waiting with anticipation as to which game will release first in India, PUBG Mobile or FAU-G. Both games have been plagued by delays, with FAU-G expected to release on October but has still not yet been released. PUBG...

‘My family tried to burn me’: LGBTQ Kashmiris suffer during COVID

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – For 36-year-old Sweety, being a transgender woman “is a curse”.Hailing from a remote village in Indian-administered Kashmir’s Budgam district, Sweety was in her early 20s when she realised she is transgender. Bac...

Virginia governor’s race: How to vote

Virginia's gubernatorial election looms with less than two weeks left to vote for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, members on the House of Delegates, and some local office candidates.Many Virginians will plan to line up on Nov. 2 to cas...

Youngkin vows to hold Loudoun County officials responsible after alleged sexual assaults

BURKE, Va. – Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin promised to bring transparency, accountability, choice, and higher standards to the state's schools, condemning the Loudoun County School Board for allegedly covering up a male stu...

CBSE Class 10, 12 Board Exam 2022 Term 1 datesheet released – Check direct link, how to download

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the datesheets for the upcoming term 1 board examinations which will be held from November 30 for Class 10 and December 1 for Class 12. The pdf file for CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 Term 1 exa...

The new Texas Secretary of State has a big Trump connection

On Thursday morning, Greg Abbott announced he was appointing attorney John Scott to be the Texas Secretary of State, the Chief Election Officer for Texas. The move was notable for Scott’s connection to former President Trump and his attempt to overturn...

Allred leads House Democrats in urging for voting rights legislation

On Monday, Rep. Colin Allred (D-32) led a group of his colleagues urging the Senate to pass the Freedom to Vote Act. The group consisted of 39 House Democrats, all of whom are from states where Republican-controlled legislatures are trying to use voter...

McAuliffe receives another six-figure donation from billionaire Epstein associate who owns the ‘f— jet’

Virginia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe received another six-figure donation from a billionaire associate of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein who owns a private plane nicknamed the "f--- jet."Ron Burkle, a billionaire investor, don...

Download your Aadhaar Card through face authentication – know simple steps here

The Aadhaar number, a 12-digit identity number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), is necessary for day-t0-day tasks. These days, it is also important for taking the COVID-19 vaccines. Online tasks often require your Aadhaar...

Most Republicans want GOP in Congress to stand up to Biden: poll

When President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated on Wednesday, Democrats will control the White House, as well as both houses of Congress.With the GOP losing control of the presidency and in the minority in the House and Senate, a...

Blinken invites UN envoys on racism, minority issues to visit US

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday announced that he has invited the United Nations' envoys on racism and minority issues to visit the U.S., a move that immediately drew criticism."As the President has repeatedly made clear, great nations suc...

Twitter user accuses Riteish Deshmukh of bias towards Hindu festivals, actor gives fitting response

Actor Riteish Deshmukh is well-known for his wit and humour. He often shares videos and photos on his social media handle with funny one-liners to tickle the funny bone of the audience.  And so, when he put out a harmless tweet about weight gain ...

Google is still ‘all in’ on health care: Chief health officer Karen DeSalvo

In this articleGOOGLAlphabet's Google is "still all in on health," according to its chief health officer, despite the demise of its recent attempt at a formalized business unit for the health-care sector.The tech giant founded Google Health in 2018 and...

Texas isn’t your campaign slogan

On Friday, a video went viral on Twitter of Vice President Kamala Harris campaigning for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe. Democrats campaigning for one another is common in the dynamics of politics because, like the familiar p...

Biden’s climate agenda at risk as Democrats negotiate budget bill

Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, gets into a vehicle following a vote at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021.Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesDemocratic lawmakers are scrambling to negotiate ...

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Should COVID-19 vaccines be mandatory?

Governments across the world are turning to vaccine mandates as the Delta variant continues to wreak havoc and vaccine uptake in some communities begin to slow down.New Zealand – which has abandoned its COVID-Zero strategy amid persistent infections – ...

CDC says these are the most common side effects people report after getting Moderna, J&J boosters

A healthcare clinician prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for a commuter during the opening of MTA's public vaccination program at the 179th Street subway station in the Queens borough of New Yor...

Night curfew extended in Noida till April 30 amid COVID-19 surge

In light of the recent increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, the Gautam Budh Nagar administration on Monday (April 19) has decided to extend the night curfew, which was earlier imposed till April 17 in the entire district including Noida. The curf...

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Rachel Levine sworn in as first openly transgender four-star admiral

U.S. Assistant Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine became the first openly transgender four-star officer in the uniformed services on Tuesday after she was sworn in as the first female four-star admiral of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Cor...

Cuomo aides receive subpoenas in sexual-harassment investigation

The New York state attorney general’s office has subpoenaed dozens of officials in the Cuomo administration, including his top aide, requesting that they produce documents as part of an investigation of sexual-harassment accusations against the governo...

Bidens caught violating DC mask mandate at posh Georgetown restaurant

President Biden and first lady Jill Biden were caught violating Washington, D.C.'s indoor mask mandate by walking through a high-end Georgetown restaurant without masks on Saturday.The maskless Bidens were recorded leaving Fiola Mare while flanked by m...

White House unveils vaccination rollout plan for kids 5-11 ahead of possible authorization

The White House on Wednesday unveiled a vaccination rollout plan for children ages 5 to 11 ahead of a possible authorization to administer COVID shots to children by the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.&n...

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Bank holiday ALERT: Banks to remain shut for 6 days in the coming week

In July, the banks were to remain shut for fifteen days. Out of those fifteen days, nine days are festival-related holidays and others are weekend holidays. If you have any pending work at the bank, then here is a notification for you as banks will rem...

US outlines plans for vaccinating children against COVID-19

The administration of United States President Joe Biden has outlined plans to deliver COVID-19 vaccinations to Americans ages 5 to 11 years old, pending expected approval by federal agencies in the coming weeks.The plan announced on Wednesday will seek...

Texas Gov. Abbott blames Covid spread on immigrants, criticizes Biden’s ‘Neanderthal’ comment

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday criticized President Joe Biden for calling his decisions to lift Covid-19 restrictions and mask mandates earlier this week "Neanderthal thinking" and blamed the state's ongoing outbreak on undocumented immigrants.Abbo...

Watch: Tamil Nadu’s N Jagadeesan ‘bowled over’ in a funny celebration

Tamil Nadu team's celebrations have taken the cricket world by storm after winning the recent edition of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy. This was Tamil Nadu side's second title win in the Domestic T20 competition after they won in the inaugural season...