Ahead of Diwali a lot of states have banned the use of firecrackers but this ban will impact a lot of people who earn their livelihood from it. Tamil Nadu’s Sivakasi, which accounts for 90 percent of the cracker industry in India, is staring at a black Diwali and equally dark uncertain future. With cracker production in the units already down by about 60 percent, no capital in hand, huge pending dues, and bank loans mounting up, the cracker manufacturers are spending sleepless nights. Watch the video for more.
Dr. Jill Biden: From Community College to the White House, Heres All You Need To Know About First Lady of the United States
US President-elect Joe Biden's wife and First Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden is all set to break the 231-year rule by keeping a paid job outside the White House. She is the founder of the Biden Breast Health Initiative, co-founder of the Book Buddies program & the Biden Foundation. Jill wrote a children’s book, “Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops” published in 2012, based around her soldier stepson Beau's deployment at Iraq who later lost his life Brain cancer in 2013. From going on a blind date with husband Joe Biden in 1975, being an educator at community college for 27 years to now being the FLOTUS, here's everything you need to know about Dr. Jill Biden. Watch the video to know more. US President-elect Joe Biden's wife and First Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden is all set to break the 231-year rule by keeping a paid job outside the White House. She is the founder of the Biden Breast Health Initiative, co-founder of the Book Buddies program & the Biden Foundation. Jill wrote a children’s book, “Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops” published in 2012, based around her soldier stepson Beau's deployment at Iraq who later lost his life Brain cancer in 2013. From going on a blind date with husband Joe Biden in 1975, being an educator at community college for 27 years to now being the FLOTUS, here's everything you need to know about Dr. Jill Biden. Watch the video to know more.
As Team India captain Virat Kohli & B'wood actress Anushka Sharma are expecting their first child, the skipper is all set to get busy with his daddy duties. The BCCI has granted paternity leave to the Indian captain who is to return to India after the first Test match in Australia. So, what are the policies of paternity leave in India? Paternity leave is the right for a father, male partner of a pregnant woman to take up to two weeks' paid leave in one block to fulfill the important parental duties and take care of the newly born child. Watch the video & find out.
Diwali is around the corner but this year, the 'Festival of Lights' will be celebrated differently due to the Covid pandemic. Amid several restrictions ahead of Diwali some states and UT governments have taken a decision to put a ban on fireworks and its sale due to the increasing number of Covid-19 cases and growing pollution in the air in some of the northern states. As per the reports, eight states have imposed a ban on firecrackers till now. These states are Delhi, Maharashtra, Odisha, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Chandigarh etc. It is to be noted that on November 4, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) issued notices to 18 states and Union Territories that includes Assam, Nagaland, and Meghalaya, to impose a ban on the use of firecrackers during Deepavali. So, what will Diwali 2020 be really like? Watch the video & find out.
Yet again, Nitish Kumar won the throne of Bihar. Having occupied the position of Bihar CM from 2005, Nitish was born to freedom fighter Kaviraj Ram Lakhan Singh & Parmeshwari Devi on March 1,1951. A cult in Bihar, Nitish has managed to stay in power with his political acumen. He was first elected to the Bihar Legislative Assembly in 1985 as an independent candidate. In 1990, Janata Dal swept Bihar polls & Lalu Yadav became CM for the 1st time. Nitish was a part of the pre-poll core team. But in 1994, Nitish Kumar revolted against Lalu, & formed his own party. Friends then turned foes. Watch the video to know how did Nitish achieve his CM position for the first time.
BJP workers took part in the celebrations at BJP headquarters, following the victory of NDA in Bihar Elections 2020. Thousands of BJP workers assembled and played drums. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led ruling NDA scraped through the Bihar Assembly election as the results showed a close fight and photo-finish with final results being declared past midnight on the day of counting. The ruling NDA won 125 seats in the 243-member Bihar assembly against 110 clinched by the opposition Grand Alliance to pave the way for a fourth successive term for Nitish Kumar in office. Congratulating BJP officials and the people of Bihar, PM Modi said, “The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the only party in Bihar that saw an increase in its number of seats despite being in power for three terms.”
As today is Ashutosh Rana’s birthday, So we have pulled out his old interview turns where he spilled some beans on his relationship with his wife and how love had blossomed between them more than 2 decades ago. He also proposed to her in a very poetic manner. Watch the video for more
Covid-19 in Minks: Nations Like Denmark Is Slaughtering Millions of Minks to Contain Covid-19 From Spreading
A new wave of coronavirus could be started by the Covid-19 mink variant, scientists have warned with Danish authorities discovering a mutated coronavirus strain in minks bred in the region, prompting a nationwide cull. Danish authorities said five cases of the new virus strain had been recorded on mink farms and 12 cases in humans, and that there were between 15 million and 17 million mink in the country. Outbreaks at mink farms have persisted in the Nordic country despite repeated efforts to cull infected animals since June. Denmark's police, army and home guard will be deployed to speed up the culling process, PM Frederiksen said. Here is all you need to know about Danish Covid-19 mink variant.
A student of Delhi’s Lady Shri Ram College for Women died by suicide on November 2 at her hometown in Telangana, leaving behind a purported suicide note in which she cited financial difficulties. Aishwarya Reddy, a B Sc Mathematics (Honours) student, hanged herself at her home in Shadnagar of Ranga Reddy district, police said. As per her family, in a note written in Telugu, Aishwarya Reddy said she wanted to become an IAS and had come to the home after the lockdown announcement in March, but did not want to become a burden on her family. On September 14, Aishwarya Reddy wrote an email to Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, requesting him for financial assistance. Watch the video to know the tragic story.