Entertainment

Hereditary movie review: Just when we are marvelling at the horror that can be wrought from family dynamics around a polished dinner table, Aster ditches the fork for the pitchfork.

best moments of IIFA

IIFA 2018: Before we get to witness another set of unforgettable moments from IIFA 2018, here is a look back at the best moments from the much-talked about award ceremony.

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IIFA 2018: Kartik Aaryan, who had earlier backed out due to injury, has agreed to perform and host the awards despite his ligament tear.

Technology

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Researchers have developed an electronic skin that is capable of being integrated into robotics, and being used to create prosthetic limbs.

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Facebook said its software was able to use the analysis of that article to discover and demote more than 20 web domains and 1,400 links promoting the same false information.

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The letter was the latest in a series of efforts by members of the US Congress to target Huawei, and ZTE Corp, another major Chinese telecommunications equipment company.

Delhi News

Delhi: 50 new toilets under south body are ready but yet to be opened
Delhi: 50 new toilets under south body are ready but yet to be opened

Leader of opposition and AAP councillor from Sitapur, Parveen Kumar, said, “Many toilets have been constructed across south Delhi… but even those that are functional do not provide a 24-hour facility.”

Delhi: Do away with all-boys schools, recommends panel on women safety
Delhi: Do away with all-boys schools, recommends panel on women safety

The report also talks about promoting a gender-friendly environment. “It talks about problems systematically and we are eagerly awaiting its release,” said an officer who worked with the committee.

Two sedated, raped 10-year-old at madrasa in Ghaziabad: SIT chargesheet
Two sedated, raped 10-year-old at madrasa in Ghaziabad: SIT chargesheet

Police have booked the arrested accused under IPC sections 363 (kidnapping), 376 DB (where a girl under 12 years of age is raped by one or more persons), 201 (disappearance of evidence of offence) and Section 4/6 of the POCSO Act.

Delhi: AIIMS explores link between yoga and mental health
Delhi: AIIMS explores link between yoga and mental health

With International Yoga Day being celebrated on Thursday, Guleria said there are currently 20 different research projects at AIIMS which are focused on a yoga-based lifestyle.

NHRC notice to Rajasthan, Haryana on deforestation in Aravallis
NHRC notice to Rajasthan, Haryana on deforestation in Aravallis

As per reports, open forest cover in the Aravallis has decreased in the last three decades, while scrub has increased by 5.7 per cent, making it almost barren.

Delhi: Tag system to fix congestion, pollution at city entry points
Delhi: Tag system to fix congestion, pollution at city entry points

In case a vehicle is registered as commercial but is transporting essential goods and services, the driver will be allowed to claim a refund.

Arvind Kejriwal off for 10-day diabetes treatment, IAS meeting on hold
Arvind Kejriwal off for 10-day diabetes treatment, IAS meeting on hold

The Delhi government, meanwhile, has been sharing photographs of meetings taking place between officers and ministers — a way to hold out an olive branch while making the point that the CM’s sit-in protest at the L-G Secretariat was successful.

Court stenographer penalised for  giving printout of judgment to litigant
Court stenographer penalised for giving printout of judgment to litigant

Following the charges, the disciplinary authority of a trial court in 2010 imposed penalty to withhold two increments with cumulative effect, which has thereafter reduced to withholding of one increment with cumulative effect by the Appellate Authority.

Delhi metro’s daily ridership plummets five lakh as compared to last year
Delhi metro’s daily ridership plummets five lakh as compared to last year

The DMRC maintained that the “line utilisation” of the network has been steadily increasing with the launch of newer sections and interchange stations.

Delhi: Taj Hotels bags bid to run The Connaught
Delhi: Taj Hotels bags bid to run The Connaught

The property, located in the prime Lutyens’ Delhi area, has 85 rooms, three banquet halls and one swimming pool. The licence rights to it were bought by Prominent Hotels Pvt Ltd for a 33-year lease in the 1980s.

DDA nod to Master Plan amendments
DDA nod to Master Plan amendments

Another amendment will allow traders to use upper floors of shopping centres for commercial purposes after paying the required charges, a DDA official said.

Police use WhatsApp to locate boy
Police use WhatsApp to locate boy

The boy’s father is a rickshaw puller, police said, adding that the boy had left home on several occasions, only to return after a few hours. However, this time, when he did not return for six hours , the family approached police.

Woman’s seven-year journey to find dead son’s autorickshaw
Woman’s seven-year journey to find dead son’s autorickshaw

According to police, Shanti lived with her son, Chhote Lal, in Bhalswa Dairy. A few days before he died of a fever, he had given his autorickshaw to a mechanic in Krishna Nagar. But his family did not know who he was.

Despite L-G letter, no word of meeting
Despite L-G letter, no word of meeting

The L-G, in a letter to Deputy CM Manish Sisodia earlier in the day, had requested Kejriwal to “urgently” meet officers to end the impasse.

Officials back at work, doorstep ration fight will continue: Sisodia
Officials back at work, doorstep ration fight will continue: Sisodia

On Tuesday, after Sisodia held a press conference saying officers were attending meetings called by ministers, Kejriwal and Rai finally walked out of the L-G Secretariat, where they had been on a sit-in since June 11.

Opening next year, tomb that ‘inspired’ the Taj Mahal
Opening next year, tomb that ‘inspired’ the Taj Mahal

Built in red sandstone with white marble inlay, the tomb was commissioned by soldier, minister, poet and scholar Rahim — known best for “Rahim ke dohe” — for his wife Mah Banu.

Burari shootout: Shaken, shopkeepers at market press for security
Burari shootout: Shaken, shopkeepers at market press for security

Around 9 am on Monday, members of the infamous Gogi gang targeted one of the victims, Mukul alias Sunny alias Bhanja (17), who they suspected had links to a rival gang.

Burari shootout: 12-member team looks for Gogi
Burari shootout: 12-member team looks for Gogi

Police said CCTV footage from the spot has not been able to confirm Gogi’s presence at the crime spot yet, leading them to believe that he may have “outsourced” the attack to others.

Court acquits man charged with jumping signal, beating officer

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Amit Arora said there were certain lacunae in the case, which the prosecution failed to explain, leading to acquittal of the accused.

Have recruited experts for mobile crime teams: Delhi Police to HC
Have recruited experts for mobile crime teams: Delhi Police to HC

The information was revealed in a report filed before the Delhi High Court by the Delhi Police Tuesday. The report expressed concern over the lack of technical experts available in police stations at the district level as well as in cyber cells.

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