Ganesh fest begins on low-key note, COVID-19 dampens spirit
Mumbai: Amid the coronavirus pandemic and restrictions on public movement, the 10-day Ganesh festival started in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra, although the usual pomp and glory was missing this year.
ISIS operative held in Delhi
The Delhi Police has arrested an alleged ISIS operative with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) from central Delhi''s Ridge Road area, a senior officer said on Saturday.
Democrats see racism in GOP mispronunciations of 'Kamala'
Chicago: Bantering during the final night of the Democratic National Convention, actor Julia Louis-Dreyfus and former presidential candidate Andrew Yang repeatedly got the name of our current vice president" wrong.
Trump struggles to use power of presidency to counter Biden
President Donald Trump spent the week of the Democratic National Convention forsaking what has historically been an incumbent''s greatest advantage: He''s in the job his challenger wants.
Indian national arrested in USD 21 million H-1B visa fraud
An Indian national has been arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit visa fraud and for inducing foreign nationals to come to the US using fraudulently obtained H-1B visas, federal prosecutors said on Friday.
Apology at sentencing deepens mystery of Golden State Killer
Just before receiving multiple consecutive life sentences, Joseph James DeAngelo, the former California police officer who lived a double life as the murderous sociopath dubbed the Golden State Killer, broke his silence to tell a hushed courtroom filled with victims and their family members that he was truly sorry for the crimes.
UN needs to enhance sustained action against states sponsoring terror: Amb Tirumurti
Any country sponsoring terrorism should not be allowed to paint itself as a victim of terror, India''s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti has said, underlining that the global body must enhance sustained action against perpetrators and states that sponsor terror, especially cross-border terrorism, in a veiled reference to Pakistan.
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels' cancelled at Showtime
Showtime has cancelled Penny Dreadful: City of Angels after first season.
Rachel McAdams pregnant with second child
Hollywood actor Rachel McAdams and her boyfriend, screenwriter Jamie Linden, are expecting their second child together.
Megan Thee Stallion to play first virtual concert
Singer-rapper Megan Thee Stallion will be performing her first paid livestream concert on August 29. The event is produced by Live Nation and choreographer/dancer JaQuel Knight is attached as creative director.
Loughlin, Giannulli get prison time in college bribery plot
Full House actor Lori Loughlin must serve two months in prison and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, must serve five months for paying half a million dollars in bribes to get their two daughters into the University of Southern California as rowing recruits, a federal judge ruled Friday.
Crawley admits he was nervous on 90s but 'calm head' Buttler helped him conquer his nerves
Southampton: England batman Zak Crawley has admitted that he was nervous after reaching his 90s but having the company of a "calm head" like Jos Buttler helped him conquer his nerves.
Syme takes 2-shot lead at Wales Open on European Tour
Scottish golfer Connor Syme moved into a strong position to make up for last week''s near miss at Celtic Manor by taking a two-shot lead after the second round of the Wales Open, played at the same venue on the European Tour.
Smith wins at Dover for 2nd NASCAR Truck victory in 3 races
Zane Smith won the NASCAR Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway. Smith pulled away in the No. 21 Chevrolet on a late restart to win for the second time in three races. The 21-year-old Smith won at Michigan to earn one of the 10 spots in the playoff field.
GK snap shot on 22 Augus 2020
1. World Senior Citizen’s Day 2020: August 21
2. International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism 2020 – August 21
3. 5th Swachh Survekshan 2020 Announced by Hardeep Singh Puri; Indore is India’s Cleanest City 4th Time in a Row
4.Harsh Vardhan Launched FSSAI’s ‘Eat Right India’ Handbook and a Website to Scale Up ‘Eat Right India’ Initiatives
5. LS Speaker Om Birla Attends Inaugural Ceremony of 5th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament
6. Over 200 Elephants in India Kept in Severely Inadequate Conditions: World Animal Protection
7. RBI Releases National Strategy for Financial Education 2020-2025; 5C Approach Recommended
8. HSBC India Launched ‘Green Deposit Programme’ for Corporate Clients to Finance Green Initiatives
9. IBM Collaborates with NSDC to Offer Free Digital Education Platform for Skill Development
10. Ronnie O’Sullivan Wins Sixth World Snooker Championship 2020 at Crucible
11. A Book Titled ‘One Arranged Murder’ Authored by Chetan Bhagat to be Released
12. AP Govt Signed MoU with Reliance Retail, Jio and Allana Group to Help Women SHGs Market Their Products
13. UP Signs Agreement with Israel for Water Resource Management in Bundelkhand
14. MP Police’s ‘Ek Sankalp – Bujurgo ke naam’ campaign proves to be boon for senior citizens
15. Google launches Kormo Jobs app in India
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