New Delhi (Sputnik): The odds of winning the first prize jackpot in India are pretty feeble, one in 13,983,816, but it’s hard to predict how and when fortune decides to favour risk-takers.
New Delhi (Sputnik): In a separate case earlier this month, four members of a family were found dead in their home in Uttar Pradesh. The incident had come to light when the family hadn’t left their house by noon. Neighbours later peeped inside the house to find them dead.
New Delhi (Sputnik): “My Name is Khan”, released in 2010, is an emotional story of a man suffering from Asperger’s Syndrome. He is on his way to meet the US president to tell him that “his name is Khan and he is not a terrorist”. The film, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in the lead roles, has turned 10 years old.
New Delhi (Sputnik): “Meray Paas Tum Ho” (I Have You) is a Pakistani tragic romance drama directed by Nadeem Baig. The show stars Humayun Saeed, Ayeza Khan, and Adnan Siddiqui in the lead roles and depicts the story of an ordinary couple Danish and Mehwish who have different needs and mindset that causes them to drift apart.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Saeed was arrested on several occasions between 2000 and 2018, but not once was a case registered against him under Pakistan’s anti-terror law. However, the Imran Khan government started taking stern action against terror outfits last year in view of surging global pressure to act against terrorism.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Islamic Seminary Darul Uloom Deoband, named after the city of the same name in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, is one of the most influential religious seminaries in the world, with a huge following in Pakistan and Bangladesh, besides India.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The global governing body for cricket -- International Cricket Council (ICC) -- makes it a point to keep blowing the pressure off with some humour on Twitter. From sharing memes to re-tweeting funny cricket posts from random people, the ICC seems to ensure a point to keep the laughter quotient switched on.
New Delhi (Sputnik): In Indian tradition the cow is equated with a mother figure and its urine is believed to be a panacea for many illnesses. According to traditional Indian healthcare practitioners cow urine is a divine medicine to treat diabetes, blood pressure, asthma, heart attacks, and even blocked arteries.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian dance group from Mumbai “V Unbeatable” successfully made it to the finals of reality TV show "America's Got Talent" last year but crashed out after nearly getting hold of the trophy. But they received international acclaim and rose to fame with standing ovations and thunderous applause from the judges.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s antagonist roles during the start of his career in the 1990s truly paved his way forward. From playing a character who murders his girlfriend in “Baazigar”, stalker/obsessed lovers in “Daar” and “Anjam” or his impeccable portrayal in “Don”, initially gave his fans nightmares.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Since India’s top court ruled that adultery was no longer a crime in 2018, the number of people cheating on their partners has increased considerably. According to a newspaper report, nearly a million Indians cheat on their significant others through online mobile applications.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The regional Aam Admi Party (AAP) received a landslide mandate on Tuesday (11 February) for a third term in succession. In the 70-member state legislature, AAP won 62 seats with the remainder going to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and decimating the national opposition Indian National Congress once again.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India and the US will discuss a range of issues during President Donald Trump’s maiden visit later this month, including lingering trade and defence sales. Regarding the 24-25 February visit, the Indian Foreign Ministry said it could be an opportunity “to review progress in bilateral ties and strengthen strategic partnership”.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The results of the 70-seat Delhi Assembly elections were declared on Tuesday and established that the governing Aam Aadmi Party’s work has been rewarded by the electorate, while the of nationalism of the opposition BJP was negated. Congress, meanwhile, has been pushed into irrelevance, with zero seats in the national capital.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The second edition of the much-anticipated Bollywood film "Love Aaj Kal", featuring the smoking hot pair Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan, has made headlines for its on-screen romance and chemistry. The movie, slated to hit the cinemas on St Valentine’s Day, has been passed with an Unrestricted Adult certificate (U/A).
New Delhi (Sputnik): The novel coronavirus that originated in China in December 2019 is rapidly spreading around the world. As of now, 43,105 cases of the virus have been confirmed globally, and 1,018 deaths have been recorded.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The Aam Admi Party (AAP) in India’s national capital Delhi is set to form a government for a third successive term, with a clear mandate in the elections to the state legislature, defeating the nationally governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition Indian National Congress.
New Delhi (Sputnik): In 2018, reports claimed that around 35 girls had been sexually exploited and that 11 of them were allegedly murdered at an NGO-run shelter home in India’s Bihar state after bundles of bones were found. The case sparked nationwide outrage, prompting the government to make its top probe agency, the CBI, investigate it.
New Delhi (Sputnik): As the Aam Admi Party continues its winning streak in the 2020 Delhi election, leading with 61 out of 70 seats and BJP with 9, its senior leader has made a counterattack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The latter derided its main opponent AAP's chief as a “terrorist” and the “Delhi election as an India-Pak” match.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The deadly coronavirus that broke out in Hubei province in China has wreaked havoc across the country by infecting some 42,638 people and killing 1,016, according figures released by Chinese health officials. Confirmed cases of the infection have been diagnosed across numerous countries.