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PM Modi to launch LS poll campaign in Mamata turf Bengal amid Sandeshkhali row

Published on Feb 29, 2024 11:44 PM IST

Lok Sabha elections: Out of 42 seats in Bengal, the BJP had won 18 seats while the TMC had bagged 22 in 2019.

A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.(File Photo / PTI)

Bangladesh: 43 people killed in fire at commercial complex in Dhaka

Firefighters said the fire began in a popular restaurant on the first floor of the mall in a busy commercial district.

Firefighters work to extinguish a fire in a commercial building that killed at least 43 people, in Dhaka, on February 29, 2024.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 01, 2024 03:14 AM IST
AP |

Lok Sabha elections: Key BJP huddle to finalise first list of candidates

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union home minister Amit Shah, BJP chief JP Nadda along with CMs of BJP-ruled states attended the meeting.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP National President JP Nadda and others during the BJP's Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting in New Delhi on Feb. 29.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 01, 2024 02:25 AM IST

Israel-Hamas war: What we know about Gaza aid truck deaths

The health ministry in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip said 104 people were shot dead and 760 were wounded.

This image grab from a handout video released by the Israeli army on February 29, 2024, shows what the army says are Gazans around aid trucks in Gaza City. Israeli forces shot dead 104 people when a crowd rushed towards aid trucks on February 29, the health ministry in Hamas-run Gaza said.(AFP)
Published on Mar 01, 2024 12:13 AM IST
AFP |

What does Bill Gates think of India's efforts in field of AI? He says…

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates also lauded India's efforts in the field of digital public infrastructure.

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates(Reuters)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 10:36 PM IST

Mark Zuckerberg arrives in Jamnagar for Anant Ambani's pre-wedding festivities

Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant pre-wedding festivities: The three-day event follows a themed itinerary outlined in the ‘Event Guide’ for guests.

Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant pre-wedding festivities: Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan arrived in Jamnagar on Thursday.
Published on Feb 29, 2024 11:50 PM IST

'I made Rohit captain because…': Ganguly's prompt action when Kohli stepped down

Ex-BCCI president Sourav Ganguly revealed his immediate plan when Virat Kohli stepped down. Kohli was replaced by Rohit Sharma under Ganguly’s watch.

Former India skipper Virat Kohli was replaced by Rohit Sharma under Sourav Ganguly’s watch(AFP)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 09:58 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Iwájú review: Disney scores a winner in futuristic coming-of-age tale

Iwájú threads in global themes of class disparity, self-discovery and technological advancement in a unique, pressing aesthetic.

A still from Iwájú.
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 09:22 PM IST

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Deepika, Ranveer spotted for the first time since pregnancy announcement

Published on Feb 29, 2024 08:10 PM IST

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh announced earlier in the day that they're expecting their first baby, due in September.

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are spotted for the first time since pregnancy announcement

Bianca Censori's father to confront Kanye West over her ‘trashy' nudity parade?

Bianca Censori's family is ‘hurting’ on witnessing the Yeezy designer being paraded like a ‘trashy naked trophy pony’. West accused of ‘shutting them out’.

Bianca Censori's father, Leo, wants to confront Kanye West for parading his daughter around as a 'trashy' commodity.(X)
Published on Feb 29, 2024 07:29 PM IST

Kohli, Rohit's Ranji absence raised: 'Just to penalise Kishan, Iyer not correct'

The 1983 World Cup winner feels even Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli should go back to playing Ranji Trophy games.

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma haven't played a Ranji game in years(BCCI-X)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 07:27 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Michael Vaughan backs England superstar to become the next Ravichandran Ashwin

Michael Vaughan backed the England superstar to become the next Ravichandran Ashwin in the longest format.

India's Ravichandran Ashwin, center, celebrates with captain Rohit Sharma, left, the wicket of England's James Anderson (AP)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 08:04 PM IST
By, New Delhi

World Compliment Day 2024: Why do we celebrate this day?

World Compliment Day 2024: A small compliment can go a long way – this day is observed with the intention of making the world a better place with positivity.

World Compliment Day s dedicated to creating a world filled with positivity and love. (Unsplash)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 08:01 PM IST
By, Delhi

[Cricket]

KKR coach reveals new Shreyas Iyer twist after BCCI axe: 'He had an injury but…'

Updated on Feb 29, 2024 06:30 PM IST

Kolkata Knight Riders coach Chandrakant Pandit has revealed that Shreyas Iyer had an injury but it got 'solved'.

Was there an injury, or wasn't? Chandrakant Pandit has the answer. (PTI)

Michael Vaughan backs England superstar to become the next Ravichandran Ashwin

Michael Vaughan backed the England superstar to become the next Ravichandran Ashwin in the longest format.

India's Ravichandran Ashwin, center, celebrates with captain Rohit Sharma, left, the wicket of England's James Anderson (AP)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 08:04 PM IST
By, New Delhi

'I made Rohit captain because…': Ganguly's prompt action when Kohli stepped down

Ex-BCCI president Sourav Ganguly revealed his immediate plan when Virat Kohli stepped down. Kohli was replaced by Rohit Sharma under Ganguly’s watch.

Former India skipper Virat Kohli was replaced by Rohit Sharma under Sourav Ganguly’s watch(AFP)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 09:58 PM IST
By, New Delhi

'If Hardik Pandya doesn't want to play red-ball…': Pathan's question to BCCI

Urging the board to keep the same rules for all cricketers, Irfan Pathan questioned BCCI's stance on Hardik Pandya.

India's Hardik Pandya in his bowling stride(AP)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 04:29 PM IST

Kohli, Rohit's Ranji absence raised: 'Just to penalise Kishan, Iyer not correct'

The 1983 World Cup winner feels even Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli should go back to playing Ranji Trophy games.

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma haven't played a Ranji game in years(BCCI-X)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 07:27 PM IST
By, New Delhi

[Entertainment ]

#HYBEDivestFromZionism explained: Why BTS fans want Scooter Braun to be sacked

Updated on Mar 01, 2024 12:25 AM IST

#HYBEDivestFromZionism joins daily social media trends as BTS fans demand Scooter Braun's dismissal while many continue their boycott campaign.

Scooter Braun and BTS at the White House in 2022.(Instagram / scooterbraun)

Onir: Making queer cinema a joy, but finding theatres in India traumatic

Onir is happy about his queer movie Pine Cone getting screened at the British Film Institute Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival.

Onir's Pine Cone is getting screened at the British Film Institute Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival this year.
Published on Feb 29, 2024 10:27 PM IST
ByMimansa Shekhar

Iwájú review: Disney scores a winner in futuristic coming-of-age tale

Iwájú threads in global themes of class disparity, self-discovery and technological advancement in a unique, pressing aesthetic.

A still from Iwájú.
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 09:22 PM IST

Kannada actor and politician K Shivaram dies at 70

K Shivaram was battling multiple health issues and seeking treatment at a private hospital in Bengaluru. He's survived by his wife and daughter.

Kannada actor K Shivaram dies at 70
Published on Feb 29, 2024 09:13 PM IST

Deepika, Ranveer spotted for the first time since pregnancy announcement

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh announced earlier in the day that they're expecting their first baby, due in September.

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are spotted for the first time since pregnancy announcement
Published on Feb 29, 2024 08:10 PM IST

[Trending]

Harsh Goenka shares a brain teaser on X. Can you crack it in five seconds?

Published on Feb 29, 2024 10:30 PM IST

Harsh Goenka took to X to share a brain teaser that has left many scratching their heads. Do you think you solve it?

How quickly can you solve this brain teaser shared by Harsh Goenka? (Screengrab)

Man makes Turkish coffee while riding a bicycle, video leaves people impressed

The video that shows the man making Turkish coffee while riding a bicycle was shared on Instagram. It has since gone viral with over five million views.

Man making Turkish coffee while riding a bicycle. (Instagram/@davooodism)
Published on Feb 29, 2024 09:03 PM IST

Doctors pull out cockroach from lungs of man having severe breathing troubles

A man visited a hospital in Kerala after having serious breathing troubles. It was later found that his problem was caused by a cockroach inside his lungs.

As per doctors, the situation of a cockroach in the man's lungs could have been a result of negligence. (Unsplash/@Erik Karits)
Published on Feb 29, 2024 08:09 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

Entrepreneur Dilip Kumar on Nithin Kamath’s post: ‘Fit is not healthy’

After Zerodha co-founder Nithin Kamath shared about his health on X, entrepreneur Dilip Kumar shared a thread outlining that ‘being fit is not being healthy’.

Zerodha co-founder Nithin Kamath (left) survived a mild stroke a few days back. Entrepreneur Dilip Kumar (right) has shared in a thread on X how ‘being fit is not being healthy’. (X/@Nithin0dha and @kmr_dilip)
Published on Feb 29, 2024 07:02 PM IST

Who is Dolly Chaiwalla, the tea seller who made chai for Bill Gates

Dolly Chaiwalla is a tea seller in Nagpur who became a social media sensation because of his quirky style of making tea.

Dolly Chaiwalla serving tea to customers (left) and posing with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (right). (Instagram/@dollychaiwala and @thisisbillgates)
Published on Feb 29, 2024 04:29 PM IST
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Lok Sabha elections: Key BJP huddle to finalise first list of candidates

Updated on Mar 01, 2024 02:25 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union home minister Amit Shah, BJP chief JP Nadda along with CMs of BJP-ruled states attended the meeting.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP National President JP Nadda and others during the BJP's Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting in New Delhi on Feb. 29.(PTI)

About 20 Indians sought help for discharge from Russian Army, says MEA

The Indian side is in regular touch with Russian authorities in New Delhi and Moscow to address this issue

In this photo taken from video and released by Russian defence ministry press service on February 8, 2024, a rocket is fired from the Russian army's TOS-1 thermobaric system at an undisclosed location in Ukraine. (AP)
Updated on Mar 01, 2024 02:02 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Wheat output to reach 112 mn tonne during 2023-24: Centre

2023-24 winter-sown wheat output to reach record 112 million tonne, summer-sown rice estimated at 111 million tonne, helping curb food prices

The output of winter-sown rice is expected to be 12.3 million tonne, according to data. Wheat is sown in November and harvested during March-April. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 01, 2024 01:09 AM IST

Stay orders can’t be limited to six months: Constitution Bench

The five-judge bench held that there cannot be a generic direction for vacation of stay in all types of cases after six months.

The bench was headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud. (File photo)
Updated on Mar 01, 2024 01:05 AM IST

Murmu says peace, harmony essential for human existence

Murmu says peace, harmony essential for human existence

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Published on Mar 01, 2024 12:01 AM IST
PTI |

[Lifestyle]

Horoscope Today: Astrological prediction for March 1, 2024

Published on Mar 01, 2024 01:00 AM IST

Daily horoscope: Are the stars lined up in your favour? Find out the astrological prediction for Aries, Leo, and other zodiac signs for March 1, 2024.

All zodiac signs have their own characteristics and traits which define someone’s personality.
ByDr Prem Kumar Sharma, , Delhi

New designer Chemena Kamali reboots Chloe with a 1970s-tinged debut at Paris Fashion Week

New designer Chemena Kamali reboots Chloe with a 1970s-tinged debut at Paris Fashion Week

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Published on Mar 01, 2024 12:54 AM IST
AP |

World Compliment Day 2024: Why do we celebrate this day?

World Compliment Day 2024: A small compliment can go a long way – this day is observed with the intention of making the world a better place with positivity.

World Compliment Day s dedicated to creating a world filled with positivity and love. (Unsplash)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 08:01 PM IST
By, Delhi

March 2024: From Holi to Maha Shivratri, check the list of festivals

March starts with Yashoda Jayanti and ends with Ranga Panchami – a month filled with festivals.

March 24 will be observed as Holika Dahan, and Holi will be celebrated throughout the country on March 25. (Pexels)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 07:35 PM IST
By, Delhi

Ramadan 2024: Here's when crescent moon will be sighted in India, Saudi Arabia

Islam's lunar calendar, based on phases of moon, determines the Holy month of Ramadan. Here's when Ramzan 2024 crescent will be sighted in India, Saudi Arabia

Ramadan 2024: Here's when Ramzan crescent moon will be sighted in India and Saudi Arabia (Photo by Alyona Yambakova on Pexels)
Published on Feb 29, 2024 07:25 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

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Kerala University Result 2023: Direct link to check BA, BSc, BCom 2nd sem result

Published on Feb 29, 2024 08:53 AM IST

Kerala University Result 2023: Candidates can check it on exams.keralauniversity.ac.in, under the results tab. The direct link is given below.

Kerala University 2nd semester result 2023 announced (exams.keralauniversity.ac.in)

CBSE Board Exam 2024 Live: Class 12th Geography paper ends, see analysis

CBSE Bord Exam 2024 Live Updates: Check latest updates on CBSE Class 12 Geography exam here – paper analysis, students' reactions and more.

live CBSE Board Exam 2024 Live: Class 12th Geography paper latest news updates (HT Photo/For representation)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 05:18 PM IST

UPMSP UP Board Exam 2024 Live: Class 10th, 12th Shift 2 ends

UPMSP UP Board Exam 2024 Live Updates: Class 10th Science, Agriculture; 12th Arabic, French, Accountancy, Biology, Mathematics exams today

live UPMSP UP Board Exam 2024 Live: Class 10th, 12th Shift 1 ends, check students reactions here (K Sandeep)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 06:15 PM IST

19 lakh female students set to benefit by Karnataka Govt’s Shuchi scheme

The State Health Minister said that the sanitary napkins are important for the health of female students, and most students from poor families can’t afford it.

Karnataka Health Minister Dinesh Gundu Rao said that the Shuchi scheme is important for the hygiene and health of female students. (HT Photo)
Published on Feb 29, 2024 08:39 PM IST
PTI |

WB SET Result 2024 declared, direct link to check scores here

WB SET Result 2024 has been declared. The direct link to check scores is given here.

WB SET Result 2024 declared, direct link to check scores here (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Feb 29, 2024 07:36 PM IST
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