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Hate against Muslims: Regulator asks Aaj Tak, News18 India, Times Now Navbharat to take down shows

On February 28, the News Broadcasting and Digital Standards Authority (NBDSA) ordered television news channels News18 India, Times Now Navbharat and Aaj Tak to take down videos of several shows...

Pegasus: US Court orders maker to hand over code to WhatsApp

Israel spyware company NSO Group has been ordered by a US court to hand its code for Pegasus...

Manjummel Boys: a proletarian determination

The notable aspect of Manjummel Boys is that each character is thoughtfully crafted with depth and nuance, resulting in a well-rounded and engaging cast. Undoubtedly, Manjummel Boys will be known for its exemplary making as film in the future. 

Meet Shams Aalam from Bihar who receives two world No.1 rankings at Reykjavik Games

Mohammad Shams Aalam Shaikh won 6 gold medals at the Reykjavik International Games held at Laugardalslaug Iceland from 26-28 January 2024, whilst representing India.

Music legend Pankaj Udhas dies at 72 after prolonged illness

Veteran Ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas has passed away following a prolonged illness. The news was confirmed in a social media post by his daughter Nayaab Udhas.

Premalu: “JK ” How innocent is this kidding?

Some might call me a spoil sport for this, but I really did keep it all aside while watching, minute after minute and I am in immense awe of the clever dialogues, warming humour and attentive observations. But like how a "jk" isn't always so innocent, some benefit of doubt needn't always be given.

Book review: My People Shall Live by Leila Khaled

‘My People Shall Live’ is the autobiography of the PFLP (Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine) revolutionary Leila Khaled who attempted two plane hijacks- TWA Flight 840 and El-Al Flight 219 in 1969 and 1970 in order to free her people who were being held as prisoners in Israel, as well as bring the Palestinian cause to the forefront. The book, originally published in 1973, was edited by George Hajjar. 
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World Pangolin Day: Five incredible facts about Pangolins

Every year, World Pangolin Day is observed on February 17, serving as an opportunity to raise awareness about this lesser-known mammal, which is elusive, endangered, and in need of protection.

Man, Memory and Mammootty: Watching ‘Bramayugam’

Mammootty unleashes himself as the provider and protector of certain ugly truths in this parochial private setting. The bodily movements (even the lack of it) allow the spectator to understand the dynamic in which the narrative intends to move.
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Art Deco, aspiration, and air in middle cinema

I was already a mother when I first came to know that the house I live in is called Art Deco by architects and academics.

Cricket: Sarfaraz Khan’s debut half-century wins internet

Sarfraz Khan, who had long waited to play for India, realised his dream on Thursday when he was picked in the XI for the third Test against England in...
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Right-wing groups protest screening Kashmir film at Pune National Film Archive of India

Members of the Hindutva group staged a protest on Sunday at the National Film Archive of India in Pune for screening a film on Kashmir. Pune Police said the...

Qatar defends AFC Asian Cup trophy at home with 3-1 win over Jordan

Qatar defended their Asian Cup after beating Jordan 3-1 on Saturday at Lusail Stadium where Akram Afif converted three penalties as the hosts won their second title. Qatar became...
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Irish women’s basketball team refused to shake hands with Israel

The Irish women's national basketball team refused to shake hands with the Israeli basketball team at the first match of FIBA Women’s EuroBasket 2025 Qualifiers held in Riga, Latvia. Basketball...

McDonald’s misses sales target, blames Israel’s war in Gaza

McDonald’s, one of the most iconic US brands, attributes its failure to meet the first quarterly sales target in almost four years to Israel’s genocidal war in Gaza. This decline follows a call for a McDonald’s boycott by customers in Muslim countries, sparked by the Israeli franchisee's donation of thousands of free meals to the Israeli military.
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Grammy awards 2024: list of winners

The complete list of nominees and winners presented at the 66th Grammy Awards Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024, is below.

Chile declares state of emergency as forest fires kill at least 46 people

Chile has declared a state of emergency after the South American country grappling with intense forest fires which killed at least 46 people. Chile’s president Gabriel Boric said on...
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