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Amitabh Bachchan lists charitable efforts for COVID-19 relief, says contributed Rs 15 crore from 'personal funds'

Amitabh Bachchan said he was not trumpeting his wares by mentioning his philanthropic work and would not hesitate to contribute more if the need arises


Harish Patel opens up on appearance in Marvel's Eternals, and not knowing co-stars Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani

"Don’t like tom-tomming about my work. If I had to, I could've said Slumdog Millionaire was offered to me and I couldn’t do it because of prior commitments," says Harish Patel, best known for his role Ibu Hatela in Gunda..


Central Vista project workers reside on-site, follow COVID-19 protocols, Centre tells Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court said it will hear a plea contending that the Central Vista project be put on hold during the pandemic as it is not an essential activity on Wednesday

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India pacer Jasprit Bumrah receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Bumrah is expected to lead the Indian pace attack in the upcoming World Test Championship final against New Zealand and the subsequent away series in England.


Telangana announces 10-day lockdown from tomorrow to curb COVID cases

However, the state cabinet said that there would be relaxation for all the activities from 6 am to 10 am daily while essential activities can continue at all times


Never break COVID-19 protocols of other countries, sports minsiter Kiren Rijiju tells athletes

Rijiju posted the comment while wishing Olympic-bound shooters a successful trip to Croatia, for which they left earlier in the day.


Qualifying round draw of 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup in India postponed

The Asian Football Confederation said the draw to be held here has been postponed until further notice.

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IPL 2021: MI fielding coach James Pamment says some Indian players didn't like restrictions but team felt safe in bubble

Pamment said at no stage did he feel his health was going to be put in jeopardy within the bubble set up by MI at a Mumbai hotel.


'Saddened, not surprised': JP Nadda writes to Sonia Gandhi, says Congress misleading people, creating false panic

The BJP chief's letter came a day after the Congress Working Committee hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his handling of the coronavirus crisis

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Don't think West Indies cricket will ever see those glory days again, says Curtly Ambrose

West Indies had lifted first two World Cup titles in 1975 and 1979 and it took 33 years for the team to claim another ICC title when Darren Sammy had guided them to the 2012 T20 World Cup crown and repeated the feat four years later.


Amit Rohidas feels video analysis played big role in India men's hockey team's recent succesful tours

Rohidas also said that players' sole focus is on the upcoming Tokyo Olympics and the recent successful tours have boosted their confidence.


Petrol, diesel prices hiked for sixth time this month; petrol rates cross Rs 100 a litre in parts of MP, Rajasthan

Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan currently has the costliest petrol and diesel in the country at Rs 102.70 per litre and Rs 95.06 a litre respectively


AFC chief Shaikh Salman Al Khalifa condoles death of former India footballer Fortunato Franco

One of India's finest mid-fielders, Franco was a part of Indian football's golden era between 1960-64.


Jamie Bell joins Elisabeth Moss, Wagner Moura in Shining Girls series adaptation at Apple TV+

The show features Bell as a mysterious loner and Moss, a reporter who survived a brutal assault only to find her reality shifting as she hunts down her attacker.


Viswanathan Anand, Koneru Humpy and three other Indian Grandmasters to play exhibition matches for COVID-19 relief fund

Any player who has a blitz or FIDE standard rating of under 2000 can play with Viswanathan Anand by donating USD 150 as a registration amount.


Ravi Dubey self-isolates after testing positive for coronavirus, urges fans to stay optimistic

Ravi Dubey urged all those who came in contact with him to closely monitor their symptoms


IMPPA urges Uddhav Thackeray to set up vaccination centre for 6,000 members

IMPPA also wrote to the BMC chief, requesting them to organise a vaccination drive for its members


COVID-19: Chaotic start for vaccination for 18-44 age group in Noida; over 2,600 jabs on day 1

Many people faced difficulties in getting their jabs due to confusion over registration regulations and the resultant overcrowding


Tokyo Olympics 2020: COVID-19 infection has not deterred my confidence, focus is on Games, says Navjot Kaur

Navjot Kaur has now recovered from the infection after being in quarantine for 14 days.