Top News Headlines: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra formally entered the political arena, India beat New Zealand in the 1st ODI and India was ranked in ‘Bloomberg Innovation Index’ of 60 economies for the first time.
New Delhi: Wonder Wednesday brought with it the biggest political news of 2019 as Priyanka Gandhi Vadra formally entered the political arena, India beat New Zealand in the 1st ODI and India was ranked in ‘Bloomberg Innovation Index’ of 60 economies for the first time. Here are the day’s biggest news headlines:
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra finally took the political plunge on Wednesday and took up an official role in the Congress party. She has been named the All India Congress Committee general secretary for Uttar Pradesh (East) ahead of the upcoming General Elections. The BJP reacted to the announcement by saying that it was an expected move from a party that follows dynasty politics. Read Here
Kumbh 2019: Tribals from all over the globe discuss ‘green future’
A concourse of various cultures and disciplines, the Kumbh mela never fails to surprise the world every year. Celebrated four times in a period of over 12 years, the Kumbh plays home to tribes, saints and citizens as they participate to wash all their sins and embark upon a spiritual path. Read Here
India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli rested from last 2 ODIs, entire T20I series
In a bid to manage Indian cricketers’ workload ahead of the ICC World Cup 2019, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday rested Indian captain Virat Kohli for the final two ODIs as well as the three-match T20I series against New Zealand. “Considering his workload in the last few months, the team management and Senior selection committee is of the view that it would be ideal for him to get adequate rest ahead of the home series against Australia,” BCCI said in a statement. Rohit Sharma will lead Men in Blue in Kohli’s absence. Read Here
India ranks in ‘Bloomberg Innovation Index’ of 60 economies for first time ever
For the first time ever, India got featured in ‘Bloomberg Innovation Index’ of 60 economies. In the ‘2019 Bloomberg Innovation Index’, India has been ranked at 54th place while the list has been topped by South Korea for the sixth consecutive year. The United States, which got pushed out from top 10 in 2018’s list, bounced back under top 10 this year. Read Here
Shilpa Shetty and her mother dragged to court by her late father’s lender over a Rs 21 lakh loan
Shilpa Shetty, her sister Shamita Shetty and her mother Sunanda are being dragged to court by a proprietor of an automobile agency, Parhad Amra. Parhad claims that Shilpa’s late father had borrowed Rs 21 lakh and was supposed to pay the amount with interest in January 2017. Shilpa’s family has denied the allegations and will be up for hearing on January 29 at the Metropolitan Magistrate Court. As per a report in Mid-Day, Parhad claims that he shared cordial relationship with Shilpa’s father and it was in July 2015 that he provided financial help to Surendra Shetty for his business.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro available at just Rs. 9,990: How to avail the offer
Xiaomi is now offering a number of discounts on their smartphones which includes the Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi Y2, Redmi Note 6 Pro, and Poco F1, and a number of Mi LED TV models too. The Redmi Note 5 Pro is available for discount at 10 per cent and will be available at a sub Rs. 10,000 price for the next few days only.
Greek yogurt vs regular yogurt?
Studies show that yogurt – whether Greek or regular – can help lower blood glucose, making it a great food addition to diabetes diet, mainly due to its probiotic content. But with many different versions of yogurt out there, it can be confusing to pick one that is good for you. Here’s the best yogurt for people with diabetes!