Thursday, December 8, 2022



BJP instigating Anganwadi workers; will take action against those who don’t return to duty: Delhi Minister

Delhi Cabinet Minister for Social Welfare Rajendra Pal Gautam on Sunday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party is behind the "continued strike" of the Anganwadi workers and helpers despite their demand for a hike in honorarium being fulfilled by the state government, and said that strict action would be taken against them who do not return to work. Notably, the Anganwadi workers and helpers have been protesting against the Delhi as well as the Central government under the banner of Delhi State Anganwadi Workers and Helpers Union since January 31, demanding the honorarium of the Anganwadi workers to be hiked to Rs 25,000 and helpers to Rs 20,000.

Former Indian cricketer Vinod Kambli arrested; released on bail

Former India cricketer Vinod Kambli was arrested for ramming his car into the gate of his residential society in Bandra in Mumbai on Sunday afternoon, a police official said. He said Kambli, who also allegedly argued with the complex’s watchman and some residents after the incident, was released on bail later.

Kim Kardashian wants divorce expedited

The reality star turned business mogul petitioned for divorce from Kyane West in February 2021. "I very much desire to be divorced," a new filing in their divorce case, obtained by CNN on Thursday, states. "I have asked Kanye to keep our divorce private, but he has not done so. Kanye has been putting a lot of misinformation regarding our private family matters and co-parenting on social media which has created emotional distress."

67 year old Odisha man conned medics, lawyers and paramilitary officer into marriage

Bibhu Prakash Swain believed in soulmates and true love, or so he told at least 18 women he allegedly married and conned across India before his arrest -- weeks before his next two weddings. The diminutive 67-year-old scoured marriage websites posing as a 51-year-old doctor and persuaded professors, lawyers, medics and a paramilitary officer all over the country to tie the knot, police said.

Now Brad Pitt sues Angelina over vineyard they got married in

Brad Pitt is suing Angelina Jolie for selling her share of the French vineyard where they got married. According to a lawsuit filed by Pitt in California on Thursday, the couple had "agreed they would never sell their respective interests in Miraval without the other's consent."

Russia says more troops withdrawn from Ukraine border

Russia said Friday it had begun withdrawing more tanks and other armoured vehicles from areas near Ukraine's border after running war games that had raised concerns in the West. "Another military train carrying personnel and military equipment belonging to tank army units of the western military district returned to their permanent bases in the Nizhny Novgorod region after completing scheduled exercises," the Russian defence ministry said in a statement.

Bomb squad rushed to Delhi’s Seemapuri after discovery of abandoned bag

A team of Delhi Police special cell and bomb squad have been rushed to Seemapuri after officials received a call claiming that an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was found in the area. Police have cordoned off the area.

Indian Markets pull back after reports of some Russian troop movement back to base

The Sensex & NSE snapped from their two-session losing streak and rose over 3 per cent on Tuesday led by a broad-based buying after reports of some Russian troop movement back to their base. The Sensex surged 1,736.21 points (3.08 per cent) to settle at 58,142.05, while the Nifty 50 rose 509.65 points (3.03 per cent) to close at 17,352.45. Both the indices had a gap up opening.

Burnt body of eloped girl found

A 20-year-old girl was murdered by her family members opposed to her love affair with an inter-caste youth and her body was dumped in fields outside the village in Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Saturday.

Quad- India China relations, extremism discussed-Dr. Jaishankar

On the 2nd day of the Quad summit, EAM Jaishankar said the India-China relations were discussed. He further added, "The situation has arisen due to the disregard by China in 2020 written agreements with us not to mass forces at the border. So, when a large country disregards written commitments, I think it's an issue of legitimate concern for the entire international community."



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