Jitender Set to Become Telangana’s New DGP

Shorts Updated: July 10, 2024 13:01 IST

Senior IPS officer Jitender is set to become Telangana's new DGP, replacing Ravi Gupta. Jitender, a 1992 batch IPS officer, has served in various roles including SP of Mahbubnagar and Guntur during Naxalite activity. He currently holds positions as Principal Secretary of Home and Director of Vigilance and Enforcement

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Telangana Tragedy: 12-Year-Old Student Commits Suicide

Shorts Updated: July 13, 2024 11:34 IST

A Class V student named Burra Lydia (12) died by suicide in Garibpet village, Telangana. This tragic incident occurred amidst a series of 10 deaths in the village over the past 30 days, 3 of which were by suicide. The girl had returned home from her SC Gurukul school due to fever, and her mother had asked her to go back once she recovered.

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Uttarakhand: Parents in the Loop for Live-in Couples?

Shorts Updated: July 13, 2024 11:34 IST

A panel in Uttarakana says parents should know about live-in couples aged 18-21. This is to protect them. The panel is making rules for the Uniform Civil Code. The code makes it mandatory to register live-in relationships and marriages. The panel wants to ensure privacy but also safety for young couples.

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Maharashtra Bans Energy Drinks Sales Near Schools

Shorts Updated: July 13, 2024 11:33 IST

The Maharashtra government has banned the sale of high-caffeine energy drinks within a 500-meter radius of schools. This move is aimed at protecting students' well-being. The state's Food and Drug Administration will soon issue an order to implement the ban, ensuring energy drinks with excessive caffeine content are not accessible near educational institutions.

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“They Celebrate My Flops”: Akshay Kumar

Shorts Updated: July 13, 2024 11:32 IST

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has faced a string of box office failures recently, including Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, Ram Setu, Raksha Bandhan, and Bachchan Pandey. In an interview, he expressed his disappointment, saying some people celebrate when his films flop. However, he remains undeterred, taking inspiration from Amitabh Bachchan to face failures with hard work.

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AP CM to Attend Ambani Wedding Reception

Shorts Updated: July 13, 2024 11:31 IST

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will attend the wedding reception of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani's son Anant Ambani in Mumbai today. Naidu will take a special flight to Mumbai at 4 PM and return to Amaravati on Sunday afternoon after the event.

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HCL Tech Q1 Profit Soars 20% YoY to ₹4,257 Crore

Shorts Updated: July 13, 2024 11:31 IST

HCL Technologies reported a 20.3% jump in net profit to ₹4,257 crore for the June quarter, compared to ₹3,534 crore in the same period last year. The company's revenue grew 7% during the quarter. HCL's board has also approved an interim dividend of ₹12 per share for the current fiscal year.

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Rohit, Kohli, Jadeja Exit T20Is, But Laxman Hints at ODI, Test

Shorts Updated: July 13, 2024 11:31 IST

The retirement of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, and Ravindra Jadeja from T20Is has saddened Indian fans. However, interim coach VVS Laxman has assured that the trio will continue to serve the country in ODIs and Tests, where their contributions have been invaluable. Laxman believes they are poised to win more trophies for India in the longer formats.

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Boycott Calls Target KFC Canada’s Halal Plan

Shorts Updated: July 12, 2024 20:11 IST

KFC Canada has faced significant backlash after announcing plans to serve halal-certified chicken across most of its Ontario restaurants. The decision has sparked outrage, with some accusing the fast-food chain of "kneeling to Islam" and calling for a boycott. However, others have defended the move as providing more inclusive dietary options.

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Hyd to Recreate Times Square Video Billboards

Shorts Updated: July 12, 2024 20:11 IST

Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana, is set to emulate the iconic Times Square of New York by installing large-scale video billboards. The state government has approved the plan, which aims to transform the city's skyline and attract more visitors. The project will be located in the Raidurgam and Hitec City areas.

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Deadly Lightning Strikes Claim 25 Lives in Bihar

Shorts Updated: July 12, 2024 20:09 IST

In a tragic incident, 25 people were killed in Bihar due to lightning strikes. The state has been hit by severe thunderstorms, resulting in a high number of casualties. Authorities have urged residents to take necessary precautions during inclement weather conditions to prevent further loss of life.

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Bombay HC fined Patanjali ₹50 Lakh for Selling Camphor Products

Shorts Updated: July 12, 2024 13:01 IST

The Bombay High Court has fined Patanjali Ayurved ₹50 lakh for violating an order that barred the company from selling camphor products. The court found that Patanjali continued to sell the disputed products even after the August 2023 injunction order, totaling over ₹49 lakh in sales. Patanjali has been directed to deposit the fine with the court.

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Scandal Unfolds in India-China Over Cooking Oil Transport

Shorts Updated: July 12, 2024 13:01 IST

In China, a scandal has erupted after it was revealed that cooking oil was being transported in fuel containers without proper cleaning. This has sparked outrage over food safety, as the practice could lead to contamination. Authorities have launched investigations and vowed strict action against any wrongdoing.

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Accusations Fly Over Captain Anshuman Singh’s Wife Disappearance

Shorts Updated: July 12, 2024 13:00 IST

The parents of Captain Anshuman Singh, who was posthumously awarded the Kirti Chakra, claim his wife Smriti took the medal and other belongings after his funeral. They allege Smriti, who doesn't live with them anymore, also received financial benefits as the "next of kin" under Army rules. The grieving parents only have a photo of their son on the wall and want the NOK policy revisited.

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Special ₹75 Silver Coin Marks 75 Years of the Supreme Court

Shorts Updated: July 12, 2024 13:00 IST

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Supreme Court, the Indian government will issue a 40-gram, 99.9% silver coin worth ₹75. The coin will feature the Ashoka Stupa on one side and images of the Supreme Court building on the other. The Finance Ministry has officially announced the special commemorative coin.

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3,000 Stranded as Landslide Blocks Badrinath Highway

Shorts Updated: July 12, 2024 13:00 IST

The Badrinath Highway is closed for the third day due to a landslide at Joshimath, stranding about 3,000 pilgrims and passengers. Officials say the road will be blocked for another 24 hours. SDRF and NDRF teams are evacuating people safely and providing food and water.

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Supreme Court Clears Jaya Prada’s Jail Sentence in ESIC Case

Shorts Updated: July 12, 2024 13:00 IST

Actress and former MP Jaya Prada has received legal relief in several cases against her. The Supreme Court set aside her jail sentence in an ESIC dues case, while a Rampur court acquitted her in a 2019 election code violation case. The Allahabad High Court also allowed her to withdraw petitions against non-bailable warrants.

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Saudi Airlines Plane Evacuated Safely After Fire at Peshawar Airport

Shorts Updated: July 12, 2024 13:00 IST

A Saudi Airlines flight from Riyadh caught fire upon landing at Peshawar airport in Pakistan. All 276 passengers and 21 crew members were safely evacuated using emergency slides. The fire was quickly extinguished by airport authorities. The aircraft is now undergoing technical evaluation to determine the cause of the incident.

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₹5000 Crore Ambani Wedding Takes Social Media by Storm

Shorts Updated: July 12, 2024 12:17 IST

India's most extravagant wedding is here! Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant's ₹5000 crore celebration has social media buzzing. Luxurious details, A-list guests, and opulent traditions flood feeds, sparking discussions about love, wealth, and the ultimate #BigFatIndianWedding.

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Bollywood Actress Robbed on Honeymoon in Italy

Shorts Updated: July 12, 2024 12:13 IST

Bollywood actress Divyanka Tripathi and her husband Vivek Dahiya were robbed of passports, cash, and valuables worth ₹10 lakh while vacationing in Florence, Italy. The theft occurred when they left their belongings in the car. Despite filing a complaint, the lack of CCTV footage hindered police assistance, leaving the couple stranded.

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