News updates from Hindustan Times: 11 states to go to by-polls on Tuesday; keen contest in MP, UP, Gujarat, Karnataka and all the latest news
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11 states to go to by-polls on Tuesday; keen contest in MP, UP, Gujarat, Karnataka
Along with the second phase of polling in Bihar, voting for 56 other assembly seats across 11 states would also take place on Tuesday, a first electoral test for political parties in times of Covid-19. Read more
Threat of lone-wolf attacks to increase, says UN agency after Macron comment
The United Nations threats and security agency has assessed that the threat posed by extremists and lone-wolf attacks could increase and threat actors will not hesitate to seize an opportunity that presents itself. Read more
19 Indians test Covid positive on Vande Bharat flight to Wuhan, future flights may be delayed
As many as 19 Indians tested positive for Covid-19 in a Vande Bharat Mission (VBM) flight, which landed in the central Chinese city of Wuhan from New Delhi on Friday putting a question mark on upcoming special flights to China including one to the same city slated for later this month. Read more
IPL 2020: CSK’s Shane Watson to retire from ‘all forms of cricket’ - Report
Chennai Super Kings opener Shane Watson did not enjoy a good Indian Premier League season in 2020 in the UAE. In 11 games for CSK, Watson scored only 299 runs at an average of 29.90 and a strike rate of 121.05. Read more
Twitter India launches seven new custom emojis for the women’s cricket season
Twitter is promoting the women’s cricket season by introducing as many as seven new custom emojis. Read more
Shah Rukh Khan shares video message for fans on 55th birthday: ‘You can’t be a lover boy like me without spreading love’
Shah Rukh Khan shared a video message for his fans on his 55th birthday. The actor is in the UAE with his family where his team Kolkata Knight Riders is playing in the ongoing Indian Premier League. Read more
‘Quarantine Cutie, part 6’: Love thrives for New York-based photographer amidst pandemic. Watch
Some of you may remember Jeremy Cohen. The New York-based freelance photographer made headlines a few months back by creatively experimenting with his art and innovating whilst in lockdown. Read more
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- AAI tweeted video with along with a post that read, “AAI derives its strength from its women workforce. Maintaining individuality, these invincible women go beyond & above their call of duty to serve the nation.
- Captain Manhas, a first officer of Air India, was part of the longest direct route flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru which flew over the North Pole with the all-women pilot team, covering a distance of about 16,000 kilometres.