These news items hogged the headlines on Thursday and were widely covered and consumed. Do scroll through:
Kerala CM orders probe into death of pregnant elephant
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said justice would prevail in a tragic incident in which a pregnant wild elephant suffered a painful death in the state after consuming a fruit laced with explosives. Read More
India, Australia seal deal to use each other's military bases
The mutual logistic support agreement was signed during a virtual summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison. Read More
‘Draconian lockdown’: Rajiv Bajaj to Rahul on state of economy
In a conversation with Congress leader Rahul Gandh, industrialist Rajiv Bajaj described India’s lockdown as “draconian” and implied that it lead to the economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis. Read More
Gruesome death of pregnant elephant turns into a national tragedy for India
The death of the 15-year-old elephant was reported first by a forest official on social media. Read More
India reports 9,304 new COVID-19 cases; 260 deaths in the last 24 hours
According to the recent updates, the number of active cases in country are 1,06,737, and 1,04,106 have been cured or discharged. Read More
Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee passes away at 93
Legendary filmmaker and screenwriter Basu Chatterjee, known for directing films such as Choti Si Baat, Rajnigandha, Baaton Baaton Mein, Ek Ruka Hua Faisla and Chameli Ki Shaadi among others, passed away on Thursday in Mumbai. Read More
Your view: Lockdown flattened COVID curve or GDP curve?
Managing Director of Bajaj Auto Rajiv Bajaj said that the lockdown in India was aimed at flattening the COVID-19 curve but it ended up flattening the growth (GDP) curve. Have Your Say
These 18 Indian companies are funded by Chinese investors
Ever since the coronavirus pandemic, which originated in Wuhan in China, gripped the world, there is a major global movement to ban China-made products and services. Find Out More
Police case on Yuvraj Singh for casteist slur against Yuzvendra Chahal
Son-in-law of a megastar had an affair with his sister-in-law
A multi-faceted South star, who is the son-in-law of a national megastar, is notorious for his frequent flings and affairs. Read More
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