Weight loss: "I have daliya for dinner"
For 24-year-old Prachi, her erratic work timings and binge eating habits made her pile on extra weight in no time. With dresses not fitting her, she realized the crucial need to get her health back on track. Prachi started to work out by watching videos on the internet and today, she is happier than ever!
Govt okays 12 new SSB battalions to fortify Nepal, Bhutan borders, tri-junction area
The government has sanctioned a dozen fresh SSB battalions, comprising over 13,000 personnel for the Nepal and Bhutan borders guarding force, to "fortify" defences along these fronts including the tri-junction area in Sikkim that adjoins Bhutan and Tibet, officials said. The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), with an estimated strength of about 90,000 personnel, is the designated force to guard the open Indian fronts with Nepal (1,751 km) and Bhutan (699 km).
Mary Kom enters semis of Spanish tournament; assured of medal
Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) was assured of a medal in her first competitive outing since qualifying for the Olympics last year when she entered the semifinal of the Boxam International Tournament in Castellon, Spain on Wednesday.
VK Sasikala quits politics ahead of Tamil Nadu assembly elections
VK Sasikala, the close-aide of late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, on Wednesday night announced her decision to keep away from politics. In a two-page statement, Sasikala said the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) cadre would have to stay united and work for the continuance of the golden rule of former chief ministers MG Ramachandran and Jayalalitha.
Sneak peek into the shooting of Ponniyin Selvan
Mani Ratnam's dream project, Ponniyin Selvan, a magnum opus has completed its 50-day marathon schedule and the ace director has said that he would be releasing the movie in two parts. The film, based on Kalki's five-part-series historical fiction, with the same name, has been in the making for some time and no doubt it's a mammoth task to come up with an adaptation of the novel for the silver screen.
Rohan's dad on his son's marriage with Shraddha
So, as per plans, Shraddha Kapoor and Rohan Shrestha are (most likely) returning from Maldives tonight where they indulged in the pre-wedding festivities of Shaza Morani and Priyaank Sharma (who had a court marriage in Mumbai on February 4). The celebrations would have extended to either Aamby Valley or Khandala where the Moranis and Sharmas had planned to have a Hindu wedding, but the recent resurgence of COVID saw them postponing that: ETimes broke that story FIRST.
Nitish unimpressed by Rahul calling Emergency a mistake
The JD(U) leader recalled his own days in prison where he had been lodged beside other young student activists opposing the draconian measure, and pointed out that the verdict of the elections held after the Emergency was lifted had unequivocally established that it was "galat" (wrong).
Sania-Andreja pair enters semifinals of Qatar Open
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her Slovenian partner Andreja Klepac sailed into the women's doubles semifinals of the Qatar Open with a straight sets win over their rivals on Wednesday. Sania and Andreja made short work of fourth seeds Anna Blinkova and Gabriela Dabrowski 6-2, 6-0 to reach the last four round.
Mamata's TMC petitions EC against use of PM Modi's photo on Covid vaccination certificates; BJP calls it 'baseless' charge
Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has petitioned the Election Commission against the use of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photo on advertisements of various central schemes and Covid vaccination certificates.
All available for selection: Root downplays illness in England camp
England skipper Joe Root on Wednesday revealed that an illness hit the touring party earlier this week but all members of the squad trained ahead of the fourth Test against India here and are available for selection.
Expression of view which is dissent from government not seditious: Supreme Court
Observing that expression of a view which is dissent from a decision taken by the Central Government itself cannot be said to be seditious, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL seeking action against National Conference president Farooq Abdullah over his comments on abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution.
Pitch looks very similar to last Test, says Joe Root
England skipper Joe Root on Wednesday said the pitch for the fourth and final Test against India looks very similar to the one on which his team was decimated in the third game but the visitors have learnt their lessons to be ready for the challenge starting Thursday.