Articles by Yagya Sharma
Earth Hour: Lights turned off at monuments across country. Watch
Lights across national monuments like Rashtrapati Bhawan, Akshardham temple, Howrah bridge, and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus were turned off to mark the Earth Hour.
Published on Mar 25, 2023 10:14 PM IST
Kim's daughter wears jacket worth ₹2 lakh amid famine: Report
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's daughter was reportedly seen wearing a jacket worth over ₹2 lakh as she attended a missile launch on March 16 as the citizens of the country face famine-like conditions.
Published on Mar 25, 2023 04:07 PM IST
ByYagya Sharma | Edited by Aryan Prakash
In a first, London's Piccadilly Circus decked out with Ramadan lights
Ramadan lights were lit up in London's Piccadilly Circus, marking it the first occasion when the city was illuminated for the holy Islamic month.
Published on Mar 22, 2023 10:45 PM IST
Watch: President Murmu presents Padma awards; Jhunjhunwala, Birla honoured
Of the 106 Padma awards that were announced, six are Padma Vibhushan, nine are Padma Bhushan and 91 are Padma Shri. Mulayam Singh Yadav, Zakir Hussain, KM Birla and Sudha Murty are among 106 Padma Award recipients this year.
Published on Mar 22, 2023 07:15 PM IST
China tops list of ‘most billionaires’, US next; India third
The ‘M3M Global Rich List 2023’ released by Hurun India shared highlights on India's position in billionaires' list worldwide on Wednesday.
Published on Mar 22, 2023 06:28 PM IST
This shipping company is giving 5 years of salary as bonus
Taiwan shipping company Evergreen, that made headlines in 2021 when its container ship blocked the Suez Canal, is handing out massive bonuses to its 3100 workers after a jump in its profits.
Published on Mar 21, 2023 10:01 PM IST
North Koreans secretly hate Kim Jong Un's 'plump, well-dressed' daughter: Report
As per reports, there is a growing resentment in the North Korean public towards the 9-year-old daughter of Kim Jong Un because of her "plump" appearance with “round and rosy cheeks”, contradictory to the “skinny” children of the common people.
Published on Mar 21, 2023 05:18 PM IST
Bengaluru auto strike today; drivers protest against bike taxis
Bengaluru auto strike: Bangalore Auto Drivers Unions’ Federation has called for a “bandh” or strike on Monday to demand a ban on operation of bike taxis in the city.
Published on Mar 20, 2023 07:44 AM IST
On Shatabdi, Ashwini Vaishnaw takes passengers' feedback
Railways minister Ashwini Vaishnaw inspected New Delhi-Ajmer Shatabdi Express and shared a video of his feedback from passengers.
Published on Mar 19, 2023 02:08 PM IST
Rain in parts of Delhi, IMD predicts showers for these states
Rain lashed parts of Delhi-NCR and several cities of adjoining Uttar Pradesh on Sunday morning, with hailstorms seen at some places.
Published on Mar 19, 2023 12:16 PM IST
Kiren Rijiju plays table tennis with Sreeja Akula. Watch
Union law minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday shared a clip playing table tennis with national champion in women's singles Sreeja Akula.
Updated on Mar 19, 2023 09:23 AM IST
Google doodle celebrates 80th birthday of Dr. Mario Molina. Top points
Google on Sunday dedicated a doodle to honor Mexican chemist Dr. Mario Molina, a researcher who highlighted the impact of chemicals in depletion of Earth's protective layer- Ozone.
Published on Mar 19, 2023 06:27 AM IST
These two Indian places are among TIME’s ‘World's greatest destinations 2023’
On Ladakh, the TIME said, “with its astonishing alpine landscapes and Tibetan Buddhist culture, Ladakh—in the farthest-flung part of North India—has enough wonders to warrant multiple visits.”
Published on Mar 18, 2023 02:10 PM IST
PM Modi praises singer for his ‘Kesariya’ rendition in 5 languages
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday praised a Mumbai based singer for his rendition of a popular Bollywood song ‘Kesariya’.
Updated on Mar 18, 2023 10:13 AM IST
Light rain in Delhi, Noida; brings respite from warm weather
Delhi-NCR woke up to light rainfall on Saturday morning, bringing in much-needed respite from soaring temperatures.
Published on Mar 18, 2023 08:10 AM IST
‘In touch with parents, German authorities’: MEA on baby Ariha case
External affairs ministry spokesperson on Thursday said that the embassy and the ministry are in touch with the parents and German authorities to find way forward in the baby Ariha custody case.
Published on Mar 16, 2023 06:11 PM IST
Watch: Dressed as groom, Congress worker protests over Adani-Hindenburg row
On Thursday, the Congress along with the Opposition parties raised the Adani-Hidenburg issue in the Parliament and their MPs protested by forming a human-chain.
Published on Mar 16, 2023 02:58 PM IST
'Didn't speak loudly...threaten': Nobel Prize panel member's praise for India
Asle Toje, a foreign policy scholar and member of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee, is on his India tour. Addressing media, he said that India is destined to be a superpower, adding that PM Modi is the most trusted leader for stopping war and only he can establish peace.
Updated on Mar 16, 2023 01:41 PM IST
‘Mujhe chalte jana hai...’: Watch BJP's video on Oppn calling Modi ‘Gautam Das'
The four-minute long video clip begins with Modi, as the chief minister of Gujarat, aiming for prime ministerial post in 2014’s general elections. As he starts walking on the stairs that lead up to the chair of the prime minister, he is targeted by Sonia Gandhi, who refers to him as ‘maut ka saudagar.’
Updated on Mar 14, 2023 08:33 PM IST
Reusable water bottles have 40,000 times more bacteria than a toilet seat: Study
When researchers swabbed parts of different water bottle three times each – including the spout lid, straw lid and squeeze-top lid, they found two types of bacteria present: Gram-negative rods and bacillus.
Published on Mar 14, 2023 03:37 PM IST
Meet Surekha Yadav, Asia's first woman loco pilot who now operates Vande Bharat
She expressed gratitude for being given the chance to operate the Vande Bharat Train. "She was thankful for giving her the opportunity to pilot the new age, state-of-the-art technology Vande Bharat Train. The train departed Solapur at right time and reached CSMT 5 minutes before time,” said the Central Railways.
Published on Mar 14, 2023 12:12 PM IST
Ethiopian students record Israeli teacher texting on racist WhatsApp group
Denouncing the teachers, Israeli Education Minister Yoav Kisch said, "The incident will be dealt with severely with all the tools at our disposal. I'm sorry for the distress that was caused for the students. There will be zero tolerance for these sorts of incidents on my watch."
Published on Mar 13, 2023 07:02 PM IST
Indians top list of foreigners arrested for crimes in this country, China next
Of the total 27 Indians arrested this fiscal year, 13 have been charged with customs evasion, five with dealing in counterfeit currency, while others were involved in dealing in contraband drugs, extortion, kidnapping, and forgery.
Updated on Mar 13, 2023 05:25 PM IST
Struggling to make ends meet, TN man makes hoax bomb call to get ‘regular food’
After verifying the call records, the police apprehended Santhosh Kumar, a resident of Mettupalayam in the Coimbatore district, on Saturday night. Police said that the man, who is unemployed, confessed to making the hoax threat as he was struggling in life and thought upon his arrest, he would be able to get food regularly in prison.
Published on Mar 13, 2023 04:07 PM IST
Lufthansa crew, asked passengers to delete images, videos after turbulence
On March 1, A Lufthansa flight was diverted to Washington Dulles International Airport after experiencing turbulence and seven people on board were taken to area hospitals, officials said.
Published on Mar 12, 2023 06:57 PM IST
Explained: Why Saudi Arabia's new rules for Ramadan have angered Muslims?
In an effort to attract foreign audiences and open the Kingdom's society, critics have claimed that the new limits aim to lessen the impact of Islam. The country is also gradually promoting musical events and inviting well-known Western performers.
Published on Mar 12, 2023 05:21 PM IST
On camera: State transport bus collides with car, rams into church in Kerala
A 37-second CCTV clip of the incident showed an apparently over speeding bus, which is out of its lane, hitting a car coming from the opposite side. After the collision, the bus tilts to its left, crashing into the gate of a church. The entire gate of the Church could be seen destroyed as it turned into rubble within seconds.
Updated on Mar 11, 2023 07:10 PM IST
'You give me plot, I'll give you job': BJP minister mocks Lalu Prasad Yadav
On Friday, the ED carried out raids at over 24 locations in the national capital region (NCR), Patna, Ranchi, and Mumbai, including the residence of Lalu Prasad Yadav’s son Tejashwi Yadav and daughters, and recovered ₹70 lakh cash, 1.5 kg gold jewellery, 540 grams of gold bullion and foreign currency, including 900 US dollars.
Published on Mar 11, 2023 04:32 PM IST
Viral video: Pakistani dad lashes out at reporter during ‘Aurat March’
In the first video, Lenna’s father could be seen answering a question by a reporter on the “purpose” of the ‘Aurat March’ as he advised the man to complete his homework in a proper manner.
Published on Mar 11, 2023 03:35 PM IST
Watch: Biden calls Donald Trump ‘maybe future US President’, audience boos
Biden, 80, is already the oldest president of the United States and is set to face Donald Trump, 76, in the elections next year even though he has not formally announced his candidature for the topmost post.
Updated on Mar 10, 2023 11:03 PM IST