Guinness Record Holder Seeks Govt’s Help to get Wages & Other Stories

Tamil Nadu plans emergency law against online gambling as Chennai woman’s suicide death sparks outrage

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Friday ordered the formation of a committee to pass an emergency law against online gambling in the state. The panel will be chaired by retired Supreme Court Justice K Chandro, known for his social advocacy and outstanding judgments on issues related to gender and caste. Read more

“No salary, no food for my children”: the owner of the Guinness record asks for government assistance to obtain wages

Jawaharlal Nehru University computer operator Vinod Kumar Chaudhary, 10 Guinness World Record holder, urged the government on Tuesday to help him disburse his irregular salary over the past year. Speaking to IANS, Vinod said he has been working with JNU’s Faculty of Environmental Sciences as a (third party) computer operator and has been having a salary problem for one year. Read more

Monsoon is on track, says IMD, but forecasts for Mumbai’s late entry; Northeastern states may see heavy rain in 5 days

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that the monsoon is progressing normally and is likely to reach Maharashtra in the next couple of days. IMD also warned of isolated heavy rain (more than 204.5 mm) in Arunachal Pradesh on June 10-11, and Assam and Meghalaya for the next five days. Read more

Safe for dogs, neutralizes delta and omicron variants: What is Anocovac, India’s first covid gab for animals

Initially, India on Thursday launched its first home-made vaccine for Covid-19 Anocovax for animals, which was developed by the Haryana-based National Equine Research Center (NRC). Although there have been many discussions about transmission of the virus to animals, several studies have shown that Covid-19 can be transmitted from humans to animals during close contact. Pets around the world, including cats and dogs, have been infected with the virus that causes Covid-19, often after close contact with people infected with the coronavirus. Read more

Rajya Sabha elections: A snapshot of the fight for that final seat in Kataka, Haryana, Maharashtra and Rajasthan

With 41 candidates elected without opposition, the number of seats in the Rajya Sabha elections has shrunk to 16 across Rajasthan, Haryana, Maharashtra and Karnataka – as voting began on Friday morning. Close competitions for the last seats are expected, and the parties are trying to keep their flock together. Demand for five-star hotels and resorts is back again as lawmakers are impeached amid poaching fears. Both the BJP and the Congress held talks with smaller parties and independents to squeeze the last seats. Read more

‘Blood, Sweat and Tears’: Incendiary footage of the US Capitol riot revives bleak memories of the violence

The footage was more violent and eye-catching than any primetime crime show on the network. It was real. Video images depicting the rage and violence raging by the mob that ransacked the US Congress provided a vivid and profound picture of the 2021 uprising on Capitol Hill. Read more

Police Scotland spot an ‘unusual passenger’ in the front seat during a routine check

Police in Scotland’s Forth Valley were surprised when they found an unusual passenger during a routine vehicle check. Besides the driver, the Alpaca was found casually sitting in the back seat of the car, enjoying the ride. After the hilarious incident, Forth Valley Police posted a post on Twitter with some alpaca photos. Read more

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