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Trump to attend Florida launch of SpaceX flight: White House – Times of India
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Trump to attend Florida launch of SpaceX flight: White House – Times of India

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump will attend the May 27 launch of two astronauts aboard a SpaceX mission -- the first crewed space flight from US soil in nine years, the White House said Saturday. "Our destiny, beyond the Earth, is not only a matter of national identity, but a matter of national security," Trump said in a statement ahead of the visit, which will underline his push for a return to work in the US amid the coronavirus pandemic. US astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are scheduled to blast off from Kennedy's historic Launch Pad 39A at 4:33 pm (2033 GMT) on Wednesday for the International Space Station, arriving the next day. The mission is seen as a crucial step towards ending American dependence on Russian rockets. Asked about going ahead with the mission in ...
Kareena Kapoor Khan reveals the ‘loves of her life’ but it doesn’t include Saif Ali Khan; any guesses? – Times of India
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Kareena Kapoor Khan reveals the ‘loves of her life’ but it doesn’t include Saif Ali Khan; any guesses? – Times of India

One of the beautiful actresses of Bollywood, Kareena Kapoor Khan has been updating fans about her lockdown looks like! We have seen her applying some homemade face masks, spending time with the little munchkin Taimur Ali Khan and husband Saif Ali Khan. Today, the actress took to Instagram to repost a picture shared by her sister Karisma Kapoor. In the photo, we can see Bebo's son Taimur watching Karisma's son Kiaan during his Taekwondo class. The caption of the post read, "Loves of my life ❤️#MyBoysInLockdown #Repost @therealkarismakapoor • • • • • • Brothers in lockdown ❤️ Tim watching Kiaan during his taekwondo class. New normal! #purelove #myjaans #family @kareenakapoorkhan" Check out the post here: Meanwhile, during the lockdown, Kareena is trying her hands at painting and more. ...
Amid lockdown, Eid to be celebrated on Monday | India News – Times of India
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Amid lockdown, Eid to be celebrated on Monday | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Eid will be celebrated in the country on May 25 as the moon could not be sighted on Saturday, Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Ahmed Shah Bukhari said. Amid the Covid-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown, Bukhari also appealed to people to offer Eid namaz at their homes. This will be perhaps the first time that there will no mass namaz at mosques and idgahs across the country as the government has prohibited all kinds of religious gatherings to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Eid marks the end of the fasting month of Ramzan. Source link
‘Remembering How Beautiful Your Smile Is’: Rohit Sharma Teases Former India Spinner
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‘Remembering How Beautiful Your Smile Is’: Rohit Sharma Teases Former India Spinner

In the picture shared by Rohit Sharma, all three players can be seen enjoying the scenic view. By : ABP News Bureau | 23 May 2020 08:57 PM (IST) New Delhi: Indian cricket team belligerent white-ball opener Rohit Sharma took to social media on Saturday to post a throwback picture with senior middle-order batsman Suresh Raina and retired spinner Pragyan Ojha.In the picture shared by Rohit, all three players can be seen enjoying the scenic view. As Rohit shared the picture he didn't miss the opportunity to take a cheeky dig at his friend Ojha."First New Zealand tour for all 3 way back in 2009 remembering how beautiful your smile is Ojha," Rohit Sharma captioned the image.Ojha, who recently ...
Maharashtra: ‘School hours will be shortened, only one student will be permitted per desk’
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Maharashtra: ‘School hours will be shortened, only one student will be permitted per desk’

Written by Sandeep Ashar | Mumbai | Published: May 24, 2020 1:59:37 am E-learning cannot entirely replace classroom experience. Young kids, especially, find it difficult to grasp lessons online. What is your plan regarding the reopening of schools? We’re examining the option of gradually reopening schools from June 15 onwards, but a lot will depend on the clearance from the Union Home Ministry. The reopening can be done in a phased manner. Schools outside containment zones in non-red zones can open first. For non-red zones in Vidharbha, the proposal is to reopen schools from June 26 onwards. But we will first take several step...
Relations between Governor, Uddhav cordial, like father and son, says Sanjay Raut
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Relations between Governor, Uddhav cordial, like father and son, says Sanjay Raut

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: May 24, 2020 1:58:07 am Raut also downplayed Samant’s letter stating that the minister has not taken a decision in the matter yet. Shiv Sena leader and MP Sanjay Raut met the Governor at Raj Bhavan Saturday and said relations between Bhagat Singh Koshyari and Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray are “cordial”, like “father-son duo”. While both sides have called the meeting a “courtesy visit”, Raut’s call on Koshyari comes a day after the Governor raised objections to the recommendation by Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant to the University Grant...
When will migrant exodus come to an end?
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When will migrant exodus come to an end?

Updated : 23 May 2020 08:27 PM (IST) The worst-hit state continued to be Maharashtra with 44,582 active cases, 1,517 people died while 12,583 people have recovered. In the past 24 hours, 2,940 cases have come up while 821 new recoveries have occurred. States with more than 5,000 cases each are Rajasthan (6,494), Madhya Pradesh (6,170) and Uttar Pradesh (5,735). Source link
Death toll due to COVID19 reaches 3720 in India | Panchnama Full
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Death toll due to COVID19 reaches 3720 in India | Panchnama Full

Updated : 23 May 2020 08:12 PM (IST) With 23 deaths in 24 hours, the national capital recorded one death almost every hour.The Health report said that the cumulative death figures refer to fatalities where the primary cause of death was found to be the infection, as per the report of the Death Audit Committee on the basis of case sheets received from various hospitals. Source link
Shikhar Dhawan Pens Down A Heartwarming Post For Wife Ayesha Dhawan
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Shikhar Dhawan Pens Down A Heartwarming Post For Wife Ayesha Dhawan

In his recent post, team India star opener Shikhar Dhawan on Saturday posted a heartwarming post for his wife Ayesha Dhawan along with an adorable picture. By : ABP News Bureau | 23 May 2020 07:55 PM (IST) New Delhi: The coronavirus lockdown in India have halted all sporting activities across the globe as the world continues to battle the fast-spreading infection. However, sports personalities across the globe have used innovative ways to engage with fans and entertain them by sharing their day-to-day activities.In his recent post, team India star opener Shikhar Dhawan on Saturday posted a heartwarming post for his wife Ayesha Dhawan along with an adorable picture as they share a bright ...
Zoom responds to Supreme Court notice on plea to ban the video conferencing app – Times of India
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Zoom responds to Supreme Court notice on plea to ban the video conferencing app – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Video conferencing app Zoom has released an official statement responding to the Supreme Court notice to the union government on a plea that calls for banning Zoom in India for official and personal usage. "Zoom is reported to have a bug that can be abused intentionally to leak information of users to third parties. The app has falsely claimed calls are end-to-end encrypted when they are not," the plea said, as per a report by news agency PTI. The report added that the plea claimed that Zoom had also apologised publicly for "mistakenly routing traffic through China" where internet is heavily monitored by the government. In response to this, a Zoom spokesperson in an official statement said, “Zoom takes user privacy, security, and trust extremely seriously. We have been fo...
Iran warns US not to interfere with Venezuela oil shipment – Times of India
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Iran warns US not to interfere with Venezuela oil shipment – Times of India

TEHRAN: Iran's president on Saturday warned the United States not to interfere with a shipment of oil bound for Venezuela after the South American nation said it would provide an armed escort for the tankers. In a statement posted on his website, Hassan Rouhani said the United States had created “unacceptable conditions” in different parts of the world, but that Iran would “by no means” be the one to initiate conflict. “If our tankers in the Caribbean or anywhere in the world face any problems caused by the Americans, they will face problems as well," he added. “We hope the Americans will not make a mistake.” Rouhani made the remarks in a call with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the ruling emir of Qatar, which has close relations with both Iran and the United States. The five Iranian ...
Current plight of migrants due to Congress: Mayawati | Audio Bulletin
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Current plight of migrants due to Congress: Mayawati | Audio Bulletin

Updated : 23 May 2020 07:36 PM (IST) BSP chief Mayawati tweeted to say that if these governments were reluctant to foot the bill, the BSP will arrange for help through its cadres and supporters. "All the governments should make it clear whether they are capable to pay the fares for the labourers or not. This is a demand of the BSP." Source link
Sikkim reports first case as coronavirus tally in India crosses 1.25 lakhs; states differ on air travel SOP
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Sikkim reports first case as coronavirus tally in India crosses 1.25 lakhs; states differ on air travel SOP

India's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Saturday morning reported the detection of 6,654 new cases of the novel coronavirus from across the country over the last 24 hours. This marked India's highest-ever single-day spike in fresh cases of infection, pushing the total number of confirmed cases to 1,25,101. This figure is inclusive of 69,597 active cases, 51,783 recoveries and 3,720 casualties to date.The Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) revealed that over 1.15 lakh (1,15,364) samples were tested for infection in facilities across the country between Friday and Saturday. With this development, the total number of samples tested in India for Covid-19 stands at 28,34,798 as of May 23.Mission Jai HindSome of India's most renowned public intellectuals endorsed a se...
Palestinians report first coronavirus death in Gaza – Times of India
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Palestinians report first coronavirus death in Gaza – Times of India

GAZA: A woman has died in Gaza Strip after contracting coronavirus, the Palestinian enclave's first fatality from the global pandemic, the health ministry said on Saturday. It said the 77-year-old woman had suffered from a prior chronic illness and had travelled to Gaza through neighbouring Egypt on May 19. She had been quarantined as a precaution since then, the ministry said. Source link
China to set up national security agencies in Hong Kong to back up controversial security law – Times of India
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China to set up national security agencies in Hong Kong to back up controversial security law – Times of India

Star ferries cross Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong (AFP photo)BEIJING: China is preparing to set up national security agencies in Hong Kong to deal with pro-democracy agitators, the state media reported on Saturday, a day after Beijing introduced a controversial national security law to firm up control over the former British colony. Currently, a Chinese Military garrison comprising over 10,000 troops - mainly a symbolic presence for external defence - is stationed in Hong Kong. The public order is maintained by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government. The draft bill on establishing and improving the legal system and enforcement mechanisms for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to safeguard national security was submitted to the National People's Co...
Scientific probe over ‘gangajal’ to act as natural sanitizer
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Scientific probe over ‘gangajal’ to act as natural sanitizer

Updated : 23 May 2020 07:21 PM (IST) This is true that water of river Ganga never rots. It has such properties which keep it fresh forever. This already has scientific proofs. Now, we are investigating a claim made from Varanasi that 'gangajal' acts as a natural sanitizer. River Ganga is treated like a Goddess in India. Source link
The Long Story: How to live with the virus
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The Long Story: How to live with the virus

A weekly show that gets you up close and personal with India's weapons, war-fighting machinery and the humans that control them. A passion-driven on-camera dive into India's military might, Battle Cry is fronted by three of India's finest & award winning defence reporters -- Shiv Aroor, Gaurav C Sawant and Sandeep Unnithan Source link
Will migrants ever return? | Vijay Factor
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Will migrants ever return? | Vijay Factor

A factory owner said that we have been living with the labourers like a family but still they are leaving us. Must have been our fault somewhere. The government should try to bring them back. Out of the total cases, 6,412 are active, and at least 6,267 patients have recovered Source link
Rahul Gandhi’s video release a political stunt? | Seedha Sawal
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Rahul Gandhi’s video release a political stunt? | Seedha Sawal

Updated : 23 May 2020 06:56 PM (IST) Narrating the plight of the migrant workers, Rahul Gandhi said, "Corona has hurt a lot of people, but the worst-hit are the labourers, who walked on the streets for hundreds of kilometres. They walked with an empty stomach, they didn't stop and were beaten, threatened but still, they managed to walk to their homes." Source link