Monthly Archives جولای 2020

Supreme Court asks Centre to ensure doctors get salaries on time

Supreme Court asks Centre to ensure doctors get salaries on time – news

Published: Jul 31, 2020, 20:24 IST | PTI | New Delhi

The top court also asked the Centre to clarify that compulsory quarantine period of healthcare workers is not to be treated as leave and salaries are not deducted for the period

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This picture has been used for representation purpose only

Delhi, Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka and Tripura are yet to follow directives on timely payment of salaries to healthcare workers engaged in COVID-19 duties, the Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court, which said it cannot be “helpless” in implementing the directions.

The top court also asked the Centre to clarify that compulsory quarantine period of healthcare workers is not to be treated as leave and salaries...

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Lootcase: Kunal Kemmu watches his film with ‘Pati Patni aur…’ Guess who?

Lootcase: Kunal Kemmu watches his film with ‘Pati Patni aur…’ Guess who? – entertainment

Published: Jul 31, 2020, 21:02 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

With a talented cast of great performers which includes Kunal Kemmu in the lead along with Gajraj Rao, Rasika Duggal, Ranvir Shorey, and Vijay Raaz, Lootcase is surely going to be a laugh riot

Image sourced from Kunal Kemmu's Instagram account

Image sourced from Kunal Kemmu’s Instagram account

Fox Star’s Lootcase finally hit our screens at 7:30 pm today after sheer excitement around its release. The film has been garnering rave reviews from all across for its storyline, talented cast and the joy-ride it is...

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Ex-Barcelona star Xavi Hernandez recovers from COVID-19

Ex-Barcelona star Xavi Hernandez recovers from COVID-19 – sports

Updated: Jul 31, 2020, 10:52 IST | AFP | Doha

Xavi, 40, announced on Saturday that he had tested positive following routine screening of players and staff in Qatar’s top-flight

Xavi Hernandez

Xavi Hernandez

Former Barcelona star Xavi Hernandez said on Wednesday that he had recovered from the coronavirus, returned home and resumed his duties as Qatari side Al-Sadd’s head coach. “Thank you so much for all the caring messages that I’ve received during these days,” he wrote on his verified Instagram page alongside an image of him holding his daughter. “I want to share with you that I’m recovered and back home with my family and the Al-Sadd team.”

 

Xavi, 40, announced on Saturday that he had tested positive following r...

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Why sisters of this UP village don’t celebrate Raksha Bandhan

Why sisters of this UP village don’t celebrate Raksha Bandhan – news

Published: Jul 31, 2020, 19:42 IST | IANS | Gonda (Uttar Pradesh)

No one in the Bhikhampur Jagat Purwa village of Dumariadih gets excited about Rakhi or even utter the name of the festival

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This picture has been used for representational purposes

Raksha Bandhan is the festival that celebrates love between brothers and sisters and protection of the latter by former from any evil. But in a Uttar Pradesh village in Gonda district no one likes the festival.

No one in the Bhikhampur Jagat Purwa village of Dumariadih gets excited about Rakhi or even utter the name of the festival.

They believe, if Raksha Bandhan is celebrated, evil might befall them...

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Sushant Singh Rajput death: Rhea Chakraborty issues a statement, says the truth shall prevail

Sushant Singh Rajput death: Rhea Chakraborty issues a statement, says the truth shall prevail – entertainment

Updated: Jul 31, 2020, 19:14 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

Rhea Chakraborty, Sushant Singh Rajput’s girlfriend, broke her silence on Friday, July 31, and said that she has faith in God and the judiciary.

Rhea Chakraborty. Image sourced from mid-day archives

Rhea Chakraborty. Image sourced from mid-day archives

Rhea Chakraborty has broken her silence and said that she has faith in God and the judiciary days after the late Sushant Singh Rajput’s father KK Singh filed an FIR against her.

In a video, which has since gone viral on social media, the actress says, “I have immense faith in god and the judiciary. I believe that I will get justice...

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Hardik Pandya and Natasa Stankovic become parents: Cricket stars congratulate couple on ‘Chhota Hardik’

Hardik Pandya and Natasa Stankovic become parents: Cricket stars congratulate couple on ‘Chhota Hardik’ – sports

Updated: Jul 31, 2020, 10:55 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

Hardik Pandya took to Twitter to share a photo on July 30, 2020 announcing the arrival of his and wife Natasa’s baby boy

Picture/ Hardik Pandya Instagram

Picture/ Hardik Pandya Instagram

Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya and Natasa Stankovic have been blessed with a baby boy, the 26-year-old announced via his social media handle. Wishes poured in for the new parents from the cricket fraternity.

India’s Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane sent his wishes in a reply to Pandya’s tweet in which he made the announcement. “Congratulations to you both!!” said Rahane.

Shikhar Dhawan wrote,”Congratulations my brother @hardikpandya7...

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International flights to remain suspended till August 31

International flights to remain suspended till August 31 – news

Published: Jul 31, 2020, 18:26 IST | | New Delhi

The restriction, however, will not be applicable on all-cargo flights and other flights specially approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.

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This picture has been used for representation purpose

The Central government on Friday extended the suspension on scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till August 31.

“The Government has decided to extend the suspension on the Scheduled International Commercial Passenger Services to or from India up to 2359 hours IST of 31st August,” an official statement said.

“Specific Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) has been issued accordingly...

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KGF: Varun Dhawan, Yash, Suniel Shetty and others are all praises for Sanjay Dutt’s look as Adheera

KGF: Varun Dhawan, Yash, Suniel Shetty and others are all praises for Sanjay Dutt’s look as Adheera – entertainment

Updated: Jul 31, 2020, 18:43 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

Celebrities including Varun Dhawan, Yash, Suniel Shetty, Riteish Deshmukh and Badshah and others took to social media to comment on the Sanjay Dutt’s first look.

Picture Courtesy: Official Instagram Account/Sanjay Dutt

Picture Courtesy: Official Instagram Account/Sanjay Dutt

Earlier this week, the makers of KGF2 released the first look of Sanjay Dutt as Adheera and it looks as menacing as ever. It was a double celebration for fans as it was also the actors birthday.

Celebrities including Varun Dhawan, Yash, Suniel Shetty, Riteish Deshmukh and Badshah and others took to social media to comment on the actors first look...

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Sourav Ganguly’s former coach Ashoke Mustafi passes away at 86

Sourav Ganguly’s former coach Ashoke Mustafi passes away at 86 – sports

Updated: Jul 31, 2020, 12:02 IST | IANS | Kolkata

Ashoke was the coach of Dukhiram Cricket Coaching Centre and guided several Bengal Ranji cricketers including Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly

Former Bengal cricketer and renowned coach Ashoke Mustafi, who trained former India captain and BCCI President Sourav Ganguly during his formative years, passed away on Thursday after prolonged illness. He was 86 and is survived by his daughter, based in London. He was the coach of Dukhiram Cricket Coaching Centre and guided several Bengal Ranji cricketers including Ganguly. It was Ganguly’s father who had sent the southpaw to learn under Mustafi in his early days.

The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President Avis...

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Sushant Singh Rajput death: ED files money laundering case over Rs 15 crore transactions

Sushant Singh Rajput death: ED files money laundering case over Rs 15 crore transactions – news

Published: Jul 31, 2020, 16:32 IST | PTI | Mumbai

The ED had recently sought the FIR copy from the Bihar Police

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a money laundering case in connection with the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, officials said on Friday.

The central probe agency has taken cognisance of a Bihar Police first investigation report (FIR) registered against actress Rhea Chakraborty and some others to slap criminal charges under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in its complaint, they said...

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