The Telegraph: News

29 Sep 2020

Vaccine

Over five lakh sharks could be killed for COVID-19 vaccine

While the entire world is looking forward to positive news about a COVID-19 vaccine, global vaccination could mean the death of half a million sharks, an advocacy group has warned.

15 Sep 2020

Twitter

JK Rowling's book 'Troubled Blood' slammed for 'hurting' trans community

Celebrity author JK Rowling has got embroiled in another controversy, this time surrounding the content of one of her latest books.

17 Jul 2020

Twitter

NewsBytes Briefing: FBI probes Twitter hack; Netflix gets new CEO

In the last few hours, several developments have been reported from the world of technology.

26 Jun 2020

Twitter

#Alert: TikTok reads the content of clipboard on iPhones

Hours after iOS 14 preview went live, testers discovered its ability to alert when an app reads clipboard.

12 May 2020

Jharkhand

Jharkhand: Man lynched for allegedly trying to steal a goat

In a gruesome incident, a man was lynched in Jharkhand's Dumka on Monday after he allegedly tried to steal a goat. He died on the way to the hospital.

03 Jan 2020

Uttar Pradesh

UP Police serves notice to dead man after anti-CAA protests

Much has been said about Uttar Pradesh Police's handling of protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state last month.

02 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

Anti-CAA protests: Jailed activist reunites with 14-month-old daughter after weeks

For weeks now, baby Ayra (or Champak as she is called at home), was living with her relatives as her activist parents, Ekta and Ravi Shekhar, were jailed for participating in the anti-Citizenship Act protests in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi.

01 Jan 2020

India

Chahar explains why he doesn't want to play all matches

Young Indian medium pacer Deepak Chahar grabbed headlines in 2019, owing to his prolific bowling.

29 Nov 2019

West Bengal

BJP raises doubts on EVMs after losing Bengal by-polls. Ironical?

After losing the West Bengal assembly by-polls to the ruling Trinamool Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party has cast doubts on the reliability of electronic voting machines (EVMs). Ironical much?

11 Nov 2019

DNA

Maulana rapes 15-year-old, pregnant survivor told to sell her baby

In a shocking incident, a panchayat in Bihar held a pregnant 15-year-old girl responsible for her rape.

29 Oct 2019

DNA

ISIS chief Baghdadi buried at sea, afforded religious rites

ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was revealed to have died recently, has been buried at sea, US officials said on Monday.

04 Sep 2019

Yogi Adityanath

UP: Before roti-salt, kids at Mirzapur school were served rice-salt

The fault lines in the mid-day meal scheme were exposed last month after it was revealed that students at a state-run school in Mirzapur were served roti with salt.

23 Jun 2019

Twitter

Mayawati, who 'hates' dynasty-politics, gives party positions to brother, nephew

BSP Chief Mayawati has always been a staunch critic of dynasty politics, but apparently she has forgotten all the things she "taught" others.

06 Sep 2018

India

#Section377: How global media organization reported on this landmark judgement

The world media today hailed the overturning of a colonial-era law in India that criminalized gay sex, saying the landmark ruling was a boost for gay rights not only in the world's largest democracy but also the world.