Afternoon brief: No decision on national level NRC, Centre informs parliament and all the latest news

Mar 22, 2023 01:04 PM IST

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No decision yet on NRC at national level: Govt tells Parliament

Centre informed that there is no decision to have a National Register of Indian citizens (NRC) at national level.(Photo by Biju BORO / AFP)
Centre informed that there is no decision to have a National Register of Indian citizens (NRC) at national level.(Photo by Biju BORO / AFP)

No decision has been taken yet on preparing a National Register of Indian citizens (NRC) at the national level while the move to update the National Population Register (NPR) and the first phase of Census 2021 was postponed due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, the government has told the Parliament. Read more

MS Dhoni snapped sitting in Team India dugout ahead of 3rd ODI, CSK's iconic caption takes the cake; See pic

Team India will return for the third and final ODI of the series against Australia on Wednesday at the iconic MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. India faced a humiliating defeat in the second ODI in Visakhapatnam, as the Aussies bowled the hosts out on merely 117 before chasing down the target in merely 11 overs. Rohit Sharma had made a return to the XI in the second ODI but failed to make a mark, as Mitchell Starc ran through a hapless Indian batting order, taking his fifth five-wicket haul. Read more

Woman grooves to Say Na Say Na, sets dance floor on fire

Dance videos are incredibly popular on social media. Not only do they capture the hearts and minds of people, but they also provide an escape from the stress of everyday life. Just like this video of a woman dancing to a popular Hindi song. Shared on Instagram, the clip captures her setting the dance floor on fire with her smooth moves to Say Na Say Na. The song is from the 2018 crime drama Bluffmaster! It was composed by Robert Uhlmarash and Johan Bejerholm, who also sang the song along with Aneela Mirza. Musical duo Vishal-Shekhar and Sameeruddin penned the lyrics. Read more

Tests, screening procedures women should undergo to check their bone health

Bone health is critical to overall health and quality of life and a poor bone mass level can lead you to develop osteoporosis, which causes bones to become weak or brittle. Women are more likely to develop osteoporosis as compared to men, which makes it crucial for them to take care of their bone health. Read more

Volkswagen Taigun, Virtus now get an enhanced feature list. Check what's new

Volkswagen Taigun now gets auto headlights and auto coming/leaving home lights on the Highline variant of the 1.01 TSI Dynamic Line. The same additions have been made to the feature list of the Virtus in the GT variant of the 1.5 TSI Performance Line Virtus also now offers rear fog lamps across its variants. The company further informs that both Taigun and Virtus units belonging to model year 2023 are RDE and E20 norms-compliant. All of these, however and because of rising input costs, means that there would be a price hike of up to two per cent effective from April 1 onwards. Read more

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