Residents Reaction on Allahabad Being Renamed as Prayagraj

On Tuesday, 16 October Allahabad was officially renamed as Prayagraj. The decision was taken by the Uttar Pradesh cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The city was given its name by Mughal emperor Akbar, who called it ‘Illahabad’, and has been called Allahabad for a long time now. The change of name has […]

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CM Yogi Hints at Renaming Allahabad as ‘Prayagraj’

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had on Saturday, 13 October, announced that Allahabad would be renamed ‘Prayagraj’ ahead of the Kumbh Mela, should a broad consensus be arrived at on the subject, reported ANI. Speaking to reporters, Yogi had said: “It might be the wish of many people that Allahabad be renamed as Prayagraj. I think […]

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Alok Nath’s Wife has Filed an Application Against Vinta Nanda

TV producer Vinta Nanda has recently accused the lead actor of Tara, Alok Nath of raping her almost 19 years ago. Queen director, Vikas Bahl has also been accused of sexual assault by an ex-employee of the now dissolved Phantom Films. Filmmakers Sajid Khan and Subhash Ghai have also been accused by women of sexual harassment and assault. And […]

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Hotstar Cancels AIB Show After Allegations Against Tanmay, Khamba

Soon after allegations of sexual harassment against Tanmay Bhat and Gursimran Khamba, co-founders of All India Bakchod were made public, online streaming platform Hotstar cancelled their production of season 3 of ‘On Air with AIB’ on Monday, 8 October. Hotstar Tweeted the message on 8 Oct saying : “In light of recent events involving AIB, […]

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China Tighten its Grip Over Sri Lanka Ports

Sri Lanka, is like an aircraft carrier guarding all seven east-west gateways to the Indian Ocean that criss-cross sea lanes of communication, 10 to 12 nautical miles from the country’s southern coast. Nearly 100,000 ships transit annually, two thirds of the world’s oil shipments, one third of bulk cargo and half the world’s container traffic […]

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Rahul Gandhi : Gandhi Wanted to Unite All, Modi Wants to Divide

On Tuesday, 2 October Rahul Gandhi, while addresing a rally in Maharashtra’s Wardha , slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the government’s alleged unfulfilled promises in the backdop. “While Mahatma Gandhi wanted to unite India, PM Modi wants to divide us,” said Gandhi in the backdrop of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary. Taking to Twitter on the […]

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Akhilesh, Kejriwal Supports the Agitating Farmers Stopped Outside Delhi

Hundreds and Thousands of farmers, marching as part of the ‘Kisan Kranti Padyatra’, were stopped at the Delhi-UP border on Tuesday, 2 October, with the police using water cannons and tear gas shells to disperse them. The Congress, along with Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Samajwadi Party’s Akhilesh Yadav, expressed solidarity with the protesting farmers. […]

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Best Buy accidentally sells the new unannounced Chromecast to a customer

Best Buy has recently sold the unannounced product to a customer accidentally who picked it up off the shelf, via AndroidPolice. Now Google’s annual fall hardware event is planned for October 9th, where we’ll see the official announcement of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL on top of the usual slate of Google-made hardware upgrades. The customer, who posted […]

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California became the first state with an Internet of Things Cybersecurity law

It has been recently reported that California Governor Jerry Brown has recently signed a cybersecurity law covering “smart” devices, making California the first state with such a law. The bill, SB-327, was introduced last year and passed the state senate in late August. Starting on January 1st, 2020, any manufacturer of a device that connects “directly […]

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