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  • Paatal Lok actor Abhishek Banerjee: Never thought of Hathoda Tyagi as a dark character 27 May 2020 08:14 Written by Mimansa Shekhar | New Delhi | Published: May 27, 2020 1:08:14 pm Abhishek Banerjee plays the character of Vishal ‘Hathoda’ Tyagi in Amazon Prime Video’s Paatal Lok. Abhishek Banerjee’s performance as Hathoda Tyagi in Paatal Lok has become the …
  • Hypocrisy gone viral? Officials set bad COVID-19 examples 27 May 2020 07:31 PARIS (AP) " 'Do as I say, but not as I do' was the message many British saw in the behavior of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's key aide, who traveled hundreds of miles with coronavirus symptoms during the country's lockdown. While …
  • Path cleared for ICC elections, 2021 T20 WC 'likely' to remain in India 27 May 2020 06:29 MUMBAI: The members boards of the International Cricket Council (ICC) came to a tacit understanding through a 2/3rd majority on Tuesday that incumbent chairman Shashank Manohar will not be allowed an extension to the chair. Consensus prevailed that …
  • Pankaj Choudhary: A young law professor shaping minds 27 May 2020 06:14 New Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI/BusinessWire India): In the light of ongoing pandemic, whilst all is pushed to a standstill, there is a lot that can be pondered upon now. While the environment looks cleaner and the governments are treading towards …
  • Spirit of co-operation illustrated by 1764 wampum a modern lesson 27 May 2020 05:25 1764 wampum symbolizes the spirit of the Niagara Treaty and promised sharing of the land and its resources TURTLE ISLAND – Wampum are important items that represent the relationships and bonds between peoples, including several important wampum between …
  • Stand With Kashmir not an innocent hashtag, it supports violent Islamists and terrorists 27 May 2020 04:34 Text Size: A- A+ As protests over Kashmir intensified around the world after India’s dilution of Article 370 last year, Stand With Kashmir — SWK — became an essential voice of the anti-Indian movement in the US. But while this “grassroots group” is …
  • Metro Phoenix School Board Candidate Quits Race After Homophobic Accusation 27 May 2020 03:04 Scott Weinberg, a right-wing candidate for the Kyrene School District Governing Board in Tempe, had been trying his best to create some kind of social media scandal. In the past few months, in an apparent bid for attention, Weinberg made dozens of posts on …
  • Imran's warnings on false-flag operation: Kashmir may not be the only vulnerability (Comment) 27 May 2020 02:26 On Monday, 18 May, London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), a global think tank of note, launched a detailed study identifying the drivers of urban violence in what it described as ‘fragile states’. Karachi along with Kabul, …
  • A PAC for the People ▶ [With Video] 27 May 2020 00:36 Many elected officials in Central Oregon are independently wealthy or retired. It’s expensive to run campaigns, and most positions don’t pay a living wage. Meanwhile, Deschutes County has grown into an urban hub with an increasingly diverse population—not …
  • Modi’s hubris triggers new standoff with China 27 May 2020 00:21 India left red-faced after troops briefly detained by China in Ladakh.PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE KARACHI: Driven by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vainglorious jingoism at home and his quest for hegemony in the region, India appears to be triggering another …
  • Maharashtra: Massive rush at mumbai stations as centre, state war of words continue Goyal says 145 Shramik trains planned on Tuesday, only a fraction ran; Parab hits back 26 May 2020 23:01 “On request of Maharashtra govt, we arranged 145 Shramik Special trains today. These trains are ready since morning. (At least) 50 trains were to leave till 3 pm, but only 13 trains have (left) due to lack of passengers,” Goyal tweeted. The war of words …
  • NC leadership should express party’s stand on J&K spl status, says top leader 26 May 2020 21:44 Party chief Farooq Abdullah has also been silent on the issue of abrogation of J&K’s special status since his release from detention. (File Photo) Seeking to break the party leadership’s silence on abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and …
  • Paris Dennard: All Joe Biden Has Done for Blacks Is 'Lock Us Up' 26 May 2020 21:35 Former Vice President Joe Biden has done nothing as a politician to help the black community, said Paris Dennard, senior communications advisor for black media affairs with the Republican Party, offering his remarks on Tuesday’s edition of SiriusXM’s …
  • How India should navigate the border standoff with China 26 May 2020 18:55 Should the current Chinese intrusions into undisputed Indian territory be seen as a local and bilateral problem? Or as part of Beijing’s opportunism and exertions all around to show it’s not Covid-damaged but, in fact, Covid-enabled? Describing what’s …
  • BJP not in a hurry, govt will fall on its own: Fadnavis 26 May 2020 16:26 Almost 24 hours after senior BJP MP Narayan Rane met Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, demanding that President’s Rule be imposed in the state, BJP distanced itself from the development. Alleging that there is no truth in the statement that BJP is working to …
  • Paatal Lok controversies: Here’s everything that has happened so far 26 May 2020 16:04 Paatal Lok has been in many controversies since its release on Amazon Prime Video. Amazon Prime Video web series Paatal Lok has been receiving a lot of positive reviews from critics and fans, but that hasn’t kept naysayers away. The series, produced by …
  • Space Force review round-up: Critics find Steve Carell’s show a ‘pretty farce’ 26 May 2020 16:04 Space Force starts streaming from May 29 on Netflix. Netflix’s latest comedy Space Force is all set to debut on May 29. The early reviews of the Steve Carell show are out, and not everyone seems to be impressed. Created by Carell and Greg Daniels, who have …
  • Snapdeal partners with Dailyhunt to add news content on marketplace 26 May 2020 15:40 BENGALURU: Snapdeal has partnered with local language content aggregator Dailyhunt to add a news vertical to its platform to leverage the spike in online shopping and browsing with more homebound users amid the Covid-19 pandemic. With this, the users of …
  • Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India 26 May 2020 15:27 SPONSORED Experts at India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare published a paper on April 9 2020, looking at 41 sentinel sites across the country. It revealed that of the 5 911 severe acute respiratory illness (SARI) patients tested since February 15, …
  • Afridi's comments create a negative image of Pakistan cricket: Kaneria 26 May 2020 14:13 NEW DELHI: Former Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria has slammed Shahid Afridi for his anti-India remarks, saying his comments put the country's cricket fraternity in bad light. During his recent visit to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), Afridi had …
  • Coronavirus latest: India outbreak escalates 26 May 2020 13:58 India has reported a record spike in new cases for seven days in a row A ban on travelers from Brazil entering the US is to come into force late Tuesday European countries are easing lockdown measures as they gear up for the summer holidays Several German …
  • ‘The future of public education is at stake’: An open letter to Joe Biden from 215 school advocates 26 May 2020 12:53 Dear Vice President Biden: As the Democratic Party presumptive nominee, you have the power to fight for the public schools and colleges and universities that our students deserve. We are concerned educators, public education advocates, union members, …
  • Shikha Mukerjee: Amphan’s aftermath set to test Mamata & Modi 26 May 2020 11:28 India is yet to declare devastation caused by Amphan a national disaster; its dithering is a signal of the political leadership’s inadequacy In the wake of the Amphan super-cyclone, the short-term restoration of a minimum-level normality, the medium-term …
  • This Day in History - May 26 26 May 2020 10:40 Today is the 147th day of 2020. There are 219 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT 1966: British Guiana becomes independent nation of Guyana.   OTHER EVENTS 1521: Martin Luther is banned by the Edict of Worms (vohrms) because of his religious …
  • The Bodyline dissenter and India's Tiger prince 26 May 2020 10:23 3:41 PM IST Paul Edwards India's imperial past sometimes seems so distant that its preservation can be entrusted to the heritage industry. People hearing of the two Nawabs of Pataudi might think them characters in a Sherlock Holmes mystery rather than …
  • Hydroxychloroquine given under supervision, side effects can be addressed, says Indian-American doctor 26 May 2020 09:52 NEW YORK: An eminent Indian-American doctor has said that hydroxychloroquine, which President Donald Trump took to ward off the COVID-19, is given under medical supervision and any side-effect can be addressed, acknowledging that the drug has become a …
  • Delhi: JNU 'strongly advises' students to go home 26 May 2020 09:29 Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (File Photo) NEW DELHI: The JNU administration on Monday issued a circular "strongly advising" students to vacate the university hostel and return from their home towns only when the session starts. However, …
  • Live: Rajasthan restores 8-hour working in factories 26 May 2020 09:21 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Rajasthan detects 176 new #COVID19 positive cases and 1 death till 2 pm today; taking the total number of cases to… https://t.co/HqasloHM5B— ANI (@ANI) 1590483471000 Indonesia reports 415 new …
  • ‘Should think before speaking on any matter’: Danish Kaneria slams Shahid Afridi for his speech in PoK 26 May 2020 08:00 Danish Kaneria lashed out at former teammate Shahid Afridi for his recent speech against India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (File Photo) Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria, who is currently serving a lifetime suspension from the sport, lashed out at …
  • Pawar Warns Thackeray In Person About BJP's Intentions 26 May 2020 07:59 As Mumbai heads to become the world's Number One Covid hotspot, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is the main opposition party in Maharashtra, has relaunched "Operation Lotus" to bring down the government of Uddhav Thckeray. Senior …
  • Exclusive | Danish Kaneria hits out at Shahid Afridi for making offensive remarks on PM Modi 26 May 2020 07:04 Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Exclusive | Danish Kaneria lashes out at Shahid Afridi for making offensive remarks on PM Narendra Modi Former Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria lashed out at Shahid Afridi for making offensive remarks against Indian Prime …
  • Taj Mahal 1989 is a classic example of how in a TV series, less can often be more 26 May 2020 05:20 As is oft acknowledged, the lockdown struck the “pause” key, forcing us to halt in ways that were difficult to imagine before the pandemic took over. By slowing us down, it has gradually begun invoking opportunities for reflection and nostalgia; to remove …
  • 3 states finalising databases for benefit of migrant workers 26 May 2020 04:21 New Delhi | Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are finalising their online databases of migrant workers with details such as how skilled the workers are and how they can be best employed within the state. The move comes about two weeks …
  • South Central Railway to start 200 more trains from June 1 26 May 2020 03:48 Hyderabad: Indian Railways operationalises 3060 ” Shramik Special trains till 25th May, 2020 ( till 10:00 hrs ) across the country and transports more than 40 lakh passengers to their home states through ” Shramik Special trains in 25 days. The congestion …
  • Modi wishes UAE Crown Prince, B'desh PM on Eid 26 May 2020 03:48 NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called up the heads of two of India’s close allies, the UAE and Bangladesh, to wish them on the occasion of Eid. Modi tweeted: “Conveyed Eid-ul-Fitr greetings to His Highness @MohamedBinZayed and the …
  • We are fineto heck with slanderous Foreign False Flags 26 May 2020 03:48 We hear complaints which we all know are all foreign false flag complaints: highest unemployment rate in 45 years (NSSO Data), 22 out of 30 most polluted cities now in India (WHO Data), number of Indian soldiers martyred highest in 30 years, highest income …
  • As part of Eid feast, chef Vikas Khanna feeds 2 lakh in Mumbai 26 May 2020 03:48 MUMBAI: An Eid feast that fed around two lakh people in Mumbai was a treat in these unhappy times, courtesy the kitchen of chef Vikas Khanna.  The Michelin-star chef who has successfully distributed six million dry ration meals across 125 Indian cities, on …
  • 37 lakh migrants transported in 2813 Sharmik special trains 26 May 2020 03:47 Hyderabad: Indian Railways has run 2813 Shramik Special trains, carrying over 37 lakh passengers, till 10 am of 24.05.2020. Congestion position has eased considerably and the mobility of trains has drastically improved. 80 per cent of total Shramik Special …
  • K S Hegde hospital gets nod for COVID-19 test 26 May 2020 03:47 Mangaluru: The K S Hegde charitable hospital of Nitte (deemed to be university) at Deralakatte here has been given the nod by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to conduct Covid-19 RT-PCR testing. The hospitals laboratory, which is NABL accredited …
  • OPINION: Collapse of AFC’s voting strength responsible for Coalition’s defeat 26 May 2020 01:01 Leaders of the APNU/AFC at a previous political rally. The following is an opinion piece by Dr Tara Singh A major spinoff of the 2020 elections is the catapulting of the PNC R’s cabal to the political theatre as great dramatists, pretenders, goal-post …
  • India’s Leadership in the WHO: What To (and What Not To) Expect 25 May 2020 22:05 AdvertisementIn the highly politicized context of COVID-19 and persistent calls for reform of current international organizations, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, India’s minister of health and family welfare, took charge over the WHO’s Executive Board as the chairman …
  • The price of fiscal exuberance 25 May 2020 22:04 Politics is heating up. Elections in Bihar loom in November with Assam, Kerala, Telangana and West Bengal tightly packed together in May next year, just after the FY 2021-22 budget. Bihar remains rural at heart. Luckily for the BJP, agriculture is the …
  • The Pashtun question 25 May 2020 20:24 Published: May 26, 2020 12:35:14 am In this Feb. 8, 2019, file photo, Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad at the U.S. Institute of Peace, in Washington. (AP) Delhi needs to look beyond the question of engaging with the …
  • Once More an Indian is Removed from the Land 25 May 2020 17:24 Friends call it ironic.  It didn’t take long for the new Land O Lakes packaging to arrive in stores.  The indigenous maiden who graced the packages for decades has been scrubbed.  Erased!  When I posted these pictures on Facebook over the weekend, several …
  • ‘With labour back in villages, make rural areas viable to stay’ 25 May 2020 16:26 Is the package offered by the Centre merely a chimera? How will production begin with Covid rules in place and shortage of labour? What will be the impact of migrant labour returning to home states? Are the Centre and states on the right track to re-rail …
  • Todd Muller: 'Not all sweetness and light' 25 May 2020 10:49 Todd Muller, a faithful Catholic, did not have time to go to church on his first weekend as the new leader of the National Party. He laughs when it is suggested that surely his rather brutal leadership coup of Simon Bridges had racked up a long list of …
  • The pros and cons of working from home 25 May 2020 09:17 Research conducted in Australia indicates that about 30 per cent of workers can work from home because they mostly work on a computer. These workers are usually professionals, managers, and other specialist white-collar workers who earn above average …
  • What Nepal’s New Aggression Reveals For India And Its Neighbours 25 May 2020 07:49 For the second time since its transition to a democratic republic, India's relations with its Nepal have deteriorated sharply. The latest controversy over the inauguration by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh of an 80-kilometre stretch of road that …
  • A Jumbo Mine and a jumbo political  impeachment; Sulzer brothers both served in Congress, promoted Alaska statehood 25 May 2020 07:21 Sulzer brothers both served in Congress, promoted Alaska statehood By DAVE KIFFER May 24, 2020 Sunday PM (SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - What does an old ghost town on Prince of Wales Island have to do with the only New York Governor to be impeached? Nothing …
  • Modi Boosting Power Amid Pandemic While Indian Opposition's Unity Still a Pipedream, Journo Notes 25 May 2020 05:14 The Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is strengthening its positions amid the pandemic, while the country's opposition is growing increasingly disunited, observes Indian journalist and author Suvam Pal, shedding light on the political …
  • Rajasthan SHO suicide: Police personnel ask for transfer citing ‘false complaints’ by MLA 25 May 2020 05:07 Written by Deep Mukherjee | Jaipur | Published: May 25, 2020 8:50:04 am A day after a police inspector in Rajasthan’s Churu district committed suicide, state crime branch has taken over the probe and an FIR has been registered against unknown accused under …
  • Local Delegates to 2020 Democratic National Convention Announced 25 May 2020 05:03 The votes are in, and here are the names of the local DNC delegates – and there’s one big familiar name going as a Bernie Sanders delegate. Could Alan Grayson make some noise in Milwaukee, or could this mean we have not seen the last of him in Florida …
  • Blog: What North India could learn from South India 25 May 2020 03:43 In coronavirus times, what Kerala thinks today, India should think tomorrow. Kerala has over 800 Covid cases, yet so far only 4 have died. Mortality in other states is far higher. For example Gujarat, with one of the highest mortality rates in India is …
  • Bengal BJP chief again stopped from visiting Amphan-hit Midnapore 25 May 2020 02:55 Dilip Ghosh in Nandakumar, East Midnapore, on Sunday. (Twitter) West Bengal Police on Sunday once again stopped Medinipur MP and state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh from visiting the cyclone-affected areas of East Midnapore district. Sources in the BJP said Ghosh …
  • Pakistan’s Coronavirus Response Is All About Politics As Its Cases Soar 25 May 2020 01:42 KARACHI ― Three months after Pakistan confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus, the country of more than 200 million people is abandoning protective measures and allowing citizens to gather to celebrate one of its biggest annual festivals. That …
  • 10 romantic hits that will never go out of fashion 25 May 2020 01:21 Written by Shaikh Ayaz | Mumbai | Published: May 25, 2020 6:45:53 am Most Bollywood buffs have a large memory bank to draw from when it comes to romantic movies. Life on Hindi screen centres on music. More precisely, when a Hindi film hero is in love — or …
  • Unleashing A Cooped-Up Public On National Parks For A 3-Day Weekend During A Pandemic 25 May 2020 00:26 In a normal year, more than 4 million people flock to Yellowstone National Park, half of them during the summer months. They fill visitor centers, gift shops and lodges, which are staffed by thousands of workers who come from all over the world and live …
  • TikTok Is Growing Around The World With China, India And The U.S. Being Early Successes 24 May 2020 21:50 BOCHUM, GERMANY - MAY 11: (BILD ZEITUNG OUT) A smartphone screen is seen with the Social Media apps ... [+] Tumblr, Whatsapp, TikTok, Facebook and Instagram on May 11, 2020 in Bochum, Germany. (Photo by Mario Hommes/DeFodi Images via Getty Images) …
  • Delhi HC refuses to scrap govt’s death audit panel 24 May 2020 21:43 The bench disposed of a PIL by the All India Lawyers’ Union. The body’s Delhi unit had filed the petition through its secretary, lawyer Sunil Kumar. The Delhi High Court has refused to scrap the Death Audit Committee (DAC) constituted by the Delhi …
  • U.S. deaths near 100,000, an incalculable loss 24 May 2020 21:19 Patricia Dowd, 57, San Jose, Calif., auditor in Silicon Valley. Marion Krueger, 85, Kirkland, Wash., great-grandmother with an easy laugh. Jermaine Ferro, 77, Lee County, Fla., wife with little time to enjoy a new marriage. Cornelius Lawyer, 84, Bellevue, …
  • China's rise and Indigenous reconciliation are part of the same ideological struggle 24 May 2020 19:55 What do coronavirus, the rise of authoritarianism and the retreat of democracy have to do with Indigenous reconciliation in Australia? Everything. Now is the time to think bigger about our own history, our unfinished business, and the demands of First …
  • Sacrifice, loss and the smokescreen of morality in Kashmir 24 May 2020 19:39 by Muneeb Yousuf 24 May 2020 The armed conflict in Kashmir entered into its 27th year this fall, at the time when this article was written in 2016. There are, to invoke Maya Angelou, so many layers and so many perspectives to talk about. Yet my mind drifts …
  • Congress Accuses BJP of Harassing Its Leaders Providing Humanitarian Aid Amid Pandemic 24 May 2020 16:55 India 16:24 GMT 24.05.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): The Congress party has been raising the issue of the plight of the poor and the migrant labourers ever since the COVID-19 contagion began. Even though the lockdown will continue until 31 May, the …
  • Ugly emails between ICC & BCCI over tax solutions 24 May 2020 10:35 MUMBAI: As election fever grips world cricket right in the middle of a horrible pandemic, making the political environment of the game look uglier than it already is, the International Cricket Council (ICC) and BCCI – not the best of working mates – have …
  • Week Ahead: Reopening Momentum And China In Focus 24 May 2020 09:25 Brewing geopolitical risks helped investors take some risk off the table heading into the long weekend. The dollar rallied against most of its peers as tensions remain front and center for the world’s two largest economies. Renewed unrest in Hong Kong will …

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