Former president Pranab Mukherjee is dead

Former president Pranab Mukherjee is dead

Former president Pranab Mukherjee died on Monday in an army hospital here, his son Abhijit said. He was 84. Mukherjee was admitted to hospital on August 10 and a health bulletin this morning said he was in a deep coma and on ventilator support.With a Heavy Heart, this is to inform you that my father […]

‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dies of cancer

‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dies of cancer

American actor Cadwick Boseman, best known for his role in “Black Panther”, has died after a four-year-long secret battle with colon cancer. He was 43.In a statement posted on his official Twitter handle, the actor’s family said he was diagnosed with the disease in 2016. He passed away at his residence with his wife and […]

Final year exams mandator says SC

Final year exams mandator says SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday┬ásaid that states and universities cannot promote students without holding final year exams by September 30. Upholding the UGC decision to hold final year exams, a bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan said if any state feels they can’t conduct exams by that date, they must approach the UGC […]

Govt needs to spend more, not lend more: Rahul Gandhi

Govt needs to spend more, not lend more: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the government over the state of the economy and said it needs to give money to the poor to restart the economy through consumption Gandhi said “distractions” through media won’t help the poor or make the “economic disaster disappear” His attack on the government came after the Reserve […]

Saif Ali Khan coming up with an autobiography in 2021

Saif Ali Khan coming up with an autobiography in 2021

Mumbai: Actor-producer Saif Ali Khan is opening up about “family, home, successes and failures” in an autobiography that is slated to hit the shelves in October, 2021, publisher HarperCollins India announced on Tuesday.In a statement, the actor said it is nice to look back, remember and record things before they are lost with time. The […]

India’s COVID-19 tally rises to 31,67, 323

India’s COVID-19 tally rises to 31,67, 323

New Delhi, Aug 25 (PTI) With 60,975 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 31,67,323, while recoveries surged to 24,04,585 pushing the recovery rate over 75.92 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data.The death toll climbed to 58,390 with 848 fatalities being reported in a span […]