Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Golf Edition launched: Specifications, price

Samsung has launched a brand new variant of its recently released Galaxy Watch 4 in South Korea. The Galaxy Watch 4 Golf Edition comes pre-loaded with the Smart Caddie app that measures and displays shot distance measurement and several other performance metrics for Golf enthusiasts. As per the company, the Caddie…

From selling newspapers to reviving lake: Tale of two Indian teachers shortlisted for Global Teacher Prize 2021

Two teachers from India have made it to the list of 50 candidates for this year’s Global Teacher Prize – a $1-million award ‘set up to recognise one exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession as well as to shine a spotlight on the important role teachers play in society’.…

‘Rakhi Sawant of Punjab politics’: Raghav Chadha’s ‘sexist’ jibe at Sidhu

Punjab co-incharge of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Delhi MLA, Raghav Chadha, called Navjot Singh Sidhu the “Rakhi Sawant of Punjab politics” as a rejoinder to the Punjab Congress president’s Twitter barbs on Delhi government for its “masquerade” over the contentious agriculture laws passed by the…

Justice Akil Kureshi of Tripura High Court to be moved to Rajasthan

Justice Akil Kureshi, Chief Justice of the Tripura High Court, who was at the centre of a two-year impasse within the Supreme Court collegium over appointment of judges, is all set to be appointed as the Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court, the Indian Express has learnt. Sources said that the decision…

Kerala govt hails SC verdict, says Class XI exams will be held adhering to COVID protocol

Welcoming the Supreme Court verdict allowing the Kerala government to hold physical exam for Class XI, the state government on Friday said it was prepared to hold the exam adhering to COVID-19 protocol. Reacting to the verdict, state General Education Minister V Sivankutty said a majority of students wanted…

After Harshad Mehta, Nirav Modi’s life story to get a screen adaptation

After the audience saw a dramatised version of Indian stockbroker Harshad Mehta’s life and his involvement in the 1992 Indian securities scam in SonyLIV’s Scam 1992, the viewers will soon get to explore the life story of one of India’s biggest diamond merchants Nirav Modi. Journalist Pavan C. Lall’s…

Theoretical physicist Thanu Padmanabhan passes away in Pune

Pune-based theoretical physicist and cosmologist Thanu Padmanabhan passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest at home. He was 64. A distinguished professor at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Padmanabhan had authored over 300 research papers and several books, with important…

Brazil official wants halt to teen COVID-19 shots after death; health agency says no evidence for move

Brazil’s federal government wants to halt COVID-19 vaccinations for most adolescents, citing a death under investigation and adverse events after some 3.5 million teens have already been immunized, but several state governments vowed to press on. At a news conference, Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga…

Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha wraps production

Superstar Aamir Khan’s much-awaited movie Laal Singh Chaddha has finished its production, the makers announced on Friday. Backed by Aamir Khan Productions, Viacom18 Studios and Paramount Pictures, Laal Singh Chaddha also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan. An official adaptation of Hollywood star Tom Hanks’ 1994…

fire accident in Mumbai’s Mankhurd brought under control after 4 hours

A major fire broke out at a scrapyard in Mumbai’s Mankhurd area in the eastern suburbs early on Friday. No one was injured in the incident, disaster management officials said. The blaze erupted around 4.15 am at the scrap market on Veer Jijamata Bhosale Marg. Heavy smoke engulfed the area even as the Mumbai Fire…