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India

Mission Paani Waterthon: Worried about world we're leaving behind for the next generation, says Neha Dhupia

"I do as much as I can to educate people around me in small ways every day," Dhupia told host Akshay Kumar

India

Farmer Tractor Rally LIVE Updates: Tractor Parade from Tikri reaches Red Fort via Nangloi; Delhi Police says many personnel injured

Farmers Protests: A group of farmers who had started there march from Tikri, and had clashed with police in Nangloi area have finally reached the Red Fort. Earlier in the day, the police had forcefully removed another group of protesters from the historic site after violence broke out

India

Mission Paani Campaign: Dia Mirza lists everday ways to conserve water and combat the scarcity crisis

Mirza said she realised how badly India is affected by climate change and the water crisis while working for a foundation. Alarmed by the situation, she decided to dedicate her efforts to tackling it

India

Mission Paani: Athletes have platform to act as influencers and promote social causes, says Kiren Rijiju

The waterthon also included celebrities such as AR Rahman, Mallika Sarabhai, Prasoon Joshi, Sadhguru, HH Chidanand Swami, Rajkumar Rao, Mandira Bedi, Neha Dhupia, Dia Mirza, Gul Panag, Bhumi Pednekar, Vishwanathan Anand and Smriti Mandhana, among others

India

Mission Paani Waterthon: Viswanathan Anand says swift action necessary to tackle India's water crisis

Citing the example of Chennai, where he resides, which saw floods and droughts in consecutive years, Anand said it is time for the country to respond to the crisis

India

Mission Paani Waterthon: Akshay Kumar walks 21 km on treadmill to spotlight problem of water scarcity

Kumar also talked about easy ways of saving water. He said, for example, that guests should be offered only half a glass of water and that they can ask for more if they feel thirsty

Entertainment

US court approves $17 mn payout to Harvey Weinstein's accusers under the company liquidation plan

US Bankruptcy Court approved the plan, saying that without the settlement, Harvey Weinstein's accusers would get "minimal, if any, recovery."

India

Republic Day 2021: India showcases military might, cultural heritage at Delhi's Rajpath amid tight COVID-19 restrictions

The newly inducted Rafale fighter aircraft featured for the first time in India's Republic Day flypast as it carried out the 'Brahmastra' formation alone and was part of the 'Eklavya' formation with four other fighter jets

India

Mission Paani Waterthon: CNN-News18’s Jal Pratigya Diwas begins with aim to motivate Indians on water conservation

It’s highly symbolic that the Mission Paani Waterthon takes place on India’s Republic Day.

India

Republic Day 2021 Updates: India showcases military might, cultural heritage at Rajpath; parade ends with Rafale flypast

Republic Day 2021 Updates: Depicting the nation's rich cultural heritage and economic progress, 17 tableaux from states and union territories and nine from different Union ministries and paramilitary forces took part in the 72nd Republic day parade

Entertainment

Beginning on MUBI, The Snoopy Show on Apple TV+, LSD on ALTBalaji: Trailers This Week

Beginning, which is Georgia's entry for the 2021 Best International Feature Oscar, starts streaming on MUBI 29 January.

Entertainment

Satyamev Jayate to now release on 14 May in theares, announces John Abraham on Republic Day

John Abraham, who will play a police officer in Satyameva Jayate 2, announced the film's release date with a new promotional still.

India

Republic Day 2021: Narendra Modi greets nation; protect constitutional values, urge Mamata Banerjee, Amarinder Singh

This year's Republic Day Parade will witness several major changes owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, with no foreign dignitary in attendance for the first time in 55 years

India

Farmers, Delhi Police gear up for Republic Day tractor rally; unions announce Parliament march on 1 Feb

The farmers' tractor march is likely to begin at 11.30 am on Republic Day and is expected to end after 10 to 12 hours. Some tractors will also pay tribute to all the farmers who died during the course of this agitation

India

Over 19.5L COVID-19 vaccinations, 348 AEFIs so far; Delhi heading to 'herd immunity', suggests sero-survey

India recorded the lowest number of coronavirus fatalities in over eight months, with 131 deaths being reported on Monday, the health ministry said

India

'What is wrong with your mindset?': Madhya Pradesh HC tells Munawar Faruqui, reserves bail plea order

Government advocate Amit Singh Sisodia opposed Faruqui's bail plea. Local advocates Rajesh Joshi and Manish Gupta, too, opposed bail to the comedian, contending that he has hurt the religious sentiments of Hindus

Entertainment

2020 Padma Awards: Posthumous honour for SP Balasubrahmanyam; Bombay Jayashri, KS Chithra among artists recognised

The Padma awards were announced on Monday evening by the Ministry Of Home Affairs and included a total of 119 honours.