According to the platform's amended criteria, the 'X' management will now review BCCI's profile and, if it fits all of the guidelines, the blue tick will be restored.
Updated : Aug 13, 2023

BCCI loses golden tick after changing display picture to tricolour on X

The decision to change the display picture came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked citizens to change their profile pictures on social media to the Indian flag ahead of the 77th Independence Day.

The weather department has said that extremely heavy rainfall is likely over Uttarakhand on August 13 and 14.
Updated : Aug 13, 2023

IMD issues extremely heavy rainfall alert for several districts of Uttarakhand

The IMD has said that extremely heavy rainfall is likely over Uttarakhand on August 13 and 14

Authorities have urged the residents to be cautious regarding the whole situation
Updated : Aug 13, 2023

Buildings develop cracks after earthquake of magnitude 3.9 strikes Chhattisgarh

In the affected locations, the earthquake caused cracks in several homes. The shocks persisted for roughly three to four seconds.

Kangana Ranaut also went onto describe Sunny Deol as a “proper manly hero”
Updated : Aug 13, 2023

'Gadar 2’ update: ‘Could have made Rs 65-70 crore if…,’ says Kangana Ranaut on Sunny Deol’s latest film

'Gadar 2' celebrity review: Kangana Ranaut described Sunny Deol as a “proper manly hero” and described the film as having “proper massy content”.

The imposter fluently conversed in English and Hindi. He asked the Kerala man to download 'Rest Desk' app
Updated : Aug 13, 2023

Kerala: 78-year-old man loses over Rs 4 lakh in IRCTC ticket scam

M. Mohammed Basheer downloaded the 'Rest Desk' app, which allowed the scammers to access his phone, according to the investigation.

The Prime Minister said in a tweet on Friday that every Indian has an emotional connect with the Tiranga
Updated : Aug 13, 2023

Independence Day 2023: PM Modi urges citizens to change social media profile DPs to support Har Ghar Tiranga movement  

Independence Day celebrations: Modi urged citizens to change their social media profile pictures to the Indian national flag (Tiranga or tricolour) to support the Har Ghar Tiranga movement. 

A video of Thalaivar’s Badrinath temple visit went viral on social media platforms.  
Updated : Aug 13, 2023

‘Jailer’ box office success:  Rajinikanth offers prayers in Uttarakhand’s Badrinath temple, participates in Vishnu Sahastranam recitation  

Rajinikanth is on a spiritual visit to the northern hill states and pilgrims ever since his latest film Jailer hit theatres on August 10

Hardeep Singh Nijjar was shot dead by unidentified assailants on the premises of the Gurudwara on June 18.
Updated : Aug 13, 2023

Canada: Khalistanis vandalise Hindu temple, put up posters of slain terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar

They also put up a poster featuring slain Khalistani leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar at the door of the temple. 

Sridevi’s last appearance was in 2017 in the film Mom before passing away in February 2018
Updated : Aug 13, 2023

Google Doodle pays tribute to actress Sridevi on her 60th birth anniversary

Mumbai-based guest artist Bhumika Mukherjee created the doodle, Google said.

As landslides blocked the Mandi–Kullu National Highway between Mandi and Pandoh, Kullu-Manali areas were cut off in the state
Updated : Aug 13, 2023

Heavy rains lash Himachal Pradesh, trigger landslides, floods; orange alert issued

The local administration issued an alert advising the people in the valley to stay at their houses.

The weather office also predicted subdued rainfall activity over parts of northwest, central, west and south India during the next seven days
Updated : Aug 13, 2023

Weather Update: IMD predicts heavy rainfall, thunderstorms with lightning in THESE states till August 17. Check details here  

Weather Today: Heavy to very rainfall is expected over parts of Himachal Pradesh and sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim on August 13 

Following the cancellation, the food delivery platform imposed cancellation charges on Sarnobat.
Updated : Aug 12, 2023

Bengaluru woman duped of Rs 25,000 by fraudster impersonating food delivery employee

Shilpa Sarnobat, 64, of Bengaluru's Nagawara area, ordered meals on the evening of August 6 but cancelled it a few minutes later.

The video was shared by a fan on X, formerly known as Twitter and has garnered a substantial amount of likes and shares, engaging fans and followers worldwide.
Updated : Aug 12, 2023

‘So down to earth’: MS Dhoni asks directions from strangers, bowls the internet over

In the video, MS Dhoni is seen engaging in a light-hearted conversation with a pair of pedestrians in Ranchi, inquiring about a specific location.

Anand Mahindra shared a video of an underwater suite in the Maldives
Updated : Aug 12, 2023

‘I don’t think I would get a wink of sleep’: Anand Mahindra shares video of underwater suite in Maldives, see cost

The video that Anand Mahindra posted showcased an underwater suite, glowing with the illumination of underwater sea life. However, he is not interested in staying in that suite and said that he would stay awake looking for cracks in the glass ceiling.

Parking facilities at Delhi Metro stations will remain closed for a brief period (Image: PTI)
Updated : Aug 12, 2023

Independence Day 2023: Delhi Metro services to start at 5 am; see full details on timing, parking restrictions and more

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has announced that metro train services on all lines in the city will start from 5 am on August 15 to facilitate passengers going to attend the Independence Day ceremony

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Updated : Aug 12, 2023

Deputy CM Shivakumar announces separate probe in BBMP office fire incident that injured 9

The incident occurred days after the Congress-led state government ordered a judicial inquiry into the alleged irregularities that took place in the BBMP during the previous the BJP government

 The film will be released worldwide on September 7 in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu
Updated : Aug 12, 2023

Shah Rukh Khan's Jawan movie clips stolen and leaked online; makers file a case with Mumbai Police

An FIR was lodged at the Santacruz police station in Mumbai on August 10 alleging theft under the Information Technology Act

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Updated : Aug 12, 2023

'Not true': Virat Kohli issues clarification over his social media earnings doing rounds

According to a report by Hopper HQ, a social media marketing solutions platform, it was reported that Virat Kohli is the third-richest athlete on Instagram and the only Indian among the top 25 personalities in the world

A heated argument had occurred between the couple three days prior to the murder and that escalated over the days
Updated : Aug 12, 2023

Karnataka man kills wife after fight over mobile addiction, father-in-law helps dispose body

The man, identified as Srinath, also suspected that his wife, Pooja, was having an affair

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Updated : Aug 12, 2023

Uttarakhand rains: 5 pilgrims on way to Kedarnath killed in landslide; IMD issues 'red' alert in several districts

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Friday urged residents and tourists to avoid unnecessary travel

Nishit Patel took to the microblogging platform X to reveal about the unusual incident.
Updated : Aug 11, 2023

Peak Bengaluru moment! Man’s Rapido driver is a techie, who lands up with Royal Enfield

Nishit Patel shared this extraordinary incident, explaining how he booked a Rapido ride to a Kubernetes meetup. To his astonishment, the Rapido captain arrived on a Royal Enfield Hunter