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Post Credits Scene: SS Rajamouli's RRR offers plenty of spectacle and rousing drama, but watching it at home--without the sound and fury to distract you--can reveal certain chinks in the film's armour.

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Swastika Mukherjee spoke about finding fame among the Hindi-speaking audience, and how Bengali film industry also needs to get noticed when one talks about 'pan-India' movies.

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Deepika Padukone said she has 'goosebumps' as she serves on the jury at Cannes 2022. She also shared a new set of photos in which she is dressed in a polka-dotted co-ords.

Technology

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Nokia G21 review: The latest budget phone from HMD Global starts at Rs 12,999. But does it offer a good enough performance for the price?

ASML has enjoyed a rosy decade, its shares leaping 1,000% to take its value past 200 billion euros as it swept up most of the world's business for these lithography systems.

The Hubble Space Telescope captured two interesting phenomena that tell us a lot about the cosmos.

Shimla News

Himachal CM on AAP: ‘Woh pahad nahin chadh payenge’
Himachal CM on AAP: ‘Woh pahad nahin chadh payenge’

Recently their (AAP) state unit was dissolved because of their lack of political vision for Himachal Pradesh. Political scenario in Punjab was different. People of Himachal Pradesh are not used to blame games as being played by AAP,” said Thakur.

Khalistan Flags At Himachal house: Punjab man arrested, another suspect on run
Khalistan Flags At Himachal house: Punjab man arrested, another suspect on run

Himachal DGP Sanjay Kundu said the arrested accused has also confessed to having put up a Khalistan banner outside the mini-secretariat complex in Punjab’s Ropar last month.

Khalistan flags spring up at Assembly gate, Himachal seals state borders
Khalistan flags spring up at Assembly gate, Himachal seals state borders

The flags, which were removed by the administration, were put up on the outer side of the gate number one of the Assembly complex.

After paper leak, HP scraps police recruitment test
After paper leak, HP scraps police recruitment test

This is for the second time within three years that the state government has nullified the examination to select constables. In August 2019, the examination was held invalid after six men were caught impersonating as candidates.

Virbhadra’s model of development to be implemented if Cong forms govt: Pratibha Singh
Virbhadra’s model of development to be implemented if Cong forms govt: Pratibha Singh

“The way the Congress defeated the BJP in the by-elections last year, it has to be defeated in the Assembly elections in the same way. For this, everyone will have to unite,” said Pratibha Singh.

Hindus must give birth to more kids to avoid India becoming Islamic nation: Yati Narsinghanand
Hindus must give birth to more kids to avoid India becoming Islamic nation: Yati Narsinghanand

Muslims are increasing their population by giving birth to many children in a planned way, Yati Narsinghanand claimed on the first day of Akhil Bhartiya Sant Parishad’s three-day ‘Dharam Sansad’ at Mubarakpur in Himachal Pradesh’s Una district.

Jai Ram Thakur retains BJP leadership’s faith, but rivals wait in the wings
Jai Ram Thakur retains BJP leadership’s faith, but rivals wait in the wings

Amid reports of his rivals in the party manoeuvring, the central leadership has made it clear that Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur will be the BJP’s face for the state elections later this year.

Bus discount, free power up to 125 units in Himachal
Bus discount, free power up to 125 units in Himachal

With this decision, about 11.5 lakh consumers will get benefit of about Rs 250 crore. Earlier, this limit was 60 units per month.

Himachal Pradesh: MLAs, ministers to pay income tax on their own
Himachal Pradesh: MLAs, ministers to pay income tax on their own

The Cabinet decided to promulgate an ordinance to omit Section 12 of the Salaries and Allowances of Ministers (Himachal Pradesh) Act, 2000 and Section 11-A of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Allowances and Pension of Members) Act, 1971 relating to income tax, a government spokesperson said.

In a first, female calf born to cow at HP agri univ —  courtesy sexed semen
In a first, female calf born to cow at HP agri univ — courtesy sexed semen

Vice-Chancellor Prof HK Chaudhary, while congratulating the veterinary scientists, said that the experiment to produce only female calves by inseminating the cow with sexed semen has remained successful as the Sahiwal breed cow delivered a healthy calf.

Himachal lift Covid restrictions, stresses on use of masks
Himachal lift Covid restrictions, stresses on use of masks

The one-page order further stated that the State Executive Committee would also like to state that given the nature of the disease the district administrations still need to remain observant of the situation.

Lahaul to host India’s first snow marathon on March 26
Lahaul to host India’s first snow marathon on March 26

The organizers of the Snow Marathon are fully prepared to deal with the medical emergency for which the services of Mohali-based Fortis Hospital are being taken as the medical partner.

HP budget focuses on state’s growth, says CM Jai Ram Thakur
HP budget focuses on state’s growth, says CM Jai Ram Thakur

Jai Ram Thakur said that it was for the first time that a Chief Minister was interacting directly with the masses after presenting the annual budget of the state.

Himachal: From daily wagers and mayors to anganwadi workers and gram pradhans, pay raise for all
Himachal: From daily wagers and mayors to anganwadi workers and gram pradhans, pay raise for all

In his nearly three-hour address in the Assembly while tabling the 152-page Budget, Thakur said that a total increase of Rs 90 lakh has been made in the MLALAD fund after the BJP government came to power.

In poll year, Himachal CM presents Rs 51,365-cr Budget with no new taxes, special focus on social security
In poll year, Himachal CM presents Rs 51,365-cr Budget with no new taxes, special focus on social security

The revenue receipts of 2022-23 are estimated at Rs 36,375 crore, whereas expenditure is likely to be Rs 40,278 crore — leading to a revenue deficit of Rs 3,903 crore.

Thakur govt feels heat of pension scheme protest
Thakur govt feels heat of pension scheme protest

As sixth day of the Vidhan Sabha’s budget session got underway, Congress MLA Jagat Singh Negi raised the matter and said that the employees were being prevented from agitating for their demands.

Court asks Himachal to furnish details of pending tests at state forensic labs
Court asks Himachal to furnish details of pending tests at state forensic labs

The court has also directed the state government to specify the average time taken for reporting of the samples received from the investigating agencies by these laboratories.

Himachal Pradesh Budget Session: Cong walks out during CM’s reply to Gov’s address
Himachal Pradesh Budget Session: Cong walks out during CM’s reply to Gov’s address

CM Jai Ram Thakur said the previous Congress government had taken a loan of Rs 28,707 crore from 2012-13 to 2017-18 during its five-year tenure, while his government has taken Rs 15,200 crore in loan from 2018-19 to till date.

Una explosion toll rises to 11, main accused held in Mumbai
Una explosion toll rises to 11, main accused held in Mumbai

On February 22, the day of the explosion, six migrant workers were charred to death, while 14 others had sustained burn injuries

15 from Himachal being bought back, another 17 on way: CM Jai Ram Thakur
15 from Himachal being bought back, another 17 on way: CM Jai Ram Thakur

The Himachal Pradesh government will bear the cost for sending the state residents to their homes from the Delhi airport, he said, adding that Himachal Bhawan-based the resident commissioner office will make arrangements for their RT-PCR test after reaching the Delhi airport.

Sanskrit is divine, need to make it the language of the masses: Arlekar
Sanskrit is divine, need to make it the language of the masses: Arlekar

The governor said that Sanskrit has got the status of second official language in Himachal and efforts must be made to make it the public language.

HP proposes, passes Rs 2230-cr supplementary budget
HP proposes, passes Rs 2230-cr supplementary budget

In the supplementary budget, major expenditure was proposed under the state schemes includes Rs 246.62 crore for grants in-aid and investment to Himachal Road Transport Corporation, Rs 173.31 crore to avail discounts on payments to Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited and payment to HPSEB Ltd.

Himachal govt suspends SI for misbehaving with Cong MLA
Himachal govt suspends SI for misbehaving with Cong MLA

Replying to the issue raised by Leader of Opposition Mukesh Agnihotri, CM Jai Ram Thakur, who also holds the charge of the home department, said SI Pawan Banyal has been suspended for misbehaving with Kasumpti MLA on February 22 and sent to police lines.

32 airlifted Himachal residents to be bussed from Delhi and Mumbai: CM Jai Ram Thakur
32 airlifted Himachal residents to be bussed from Delhi and Mumbai: CM Jai Ram Thakur

The evacuees would board buses of the Himachal Road Transport Corporation and the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation for free after undergoing RT-PCR tests for coronavirus.

Ruckus in Himachal House after Pathania targets Vikramditya over graft
Ruckus in Himachal House after Pathania targets Vikramditya over graft

Taking part in discussion on the Governor’s address, Vikramaditya Singh said BJP has become a washing machine for corrupt leaders and whoever joins it, becomes clean

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