Stalin to take oath as CM on Friday, 33 ministers from DMK also to be sworn in

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 6 (ANI): DMK leader MK Stalin will take oath on Friday as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu along with 33 ministers from his party.

Updated: May 06, 2021 19:41 IST

India welcomes US decision to support TRIPS waiver for COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): Welcoming the US support for global waiver on patent protection for COVID-19 vaccines, India on Thursday said it is hopeful that the waiver can be approved quickly at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) with a consensus-based approach.

Updated: May 06, 2021 19:40 IST

Anupam Kher bags Best Actor Award at New York City International Film Festival

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): Bollywood star Anupam Kher won the Best Actor award at the New York City International Film Festival for the short film titled 'Happy Birthday'. The film also bagged the Best Short Film award at the prestigious film festival.

Updated: May 06, 2021 19:40 IST

Victoria Beckham reveals how the Spice Girls 'inspired' Beyonce

Washington [US], May 6 (ANI): English singer and fashion designer Victoria Beckham in a recent conversation revealed that Beyonce once told her British pop stars (Spice Girls) "inspired" her to go after her dreams.

Updated: May 06, 2021 19:38 IST

Lala Kent reveals why she had baby name Ocean picked out for years

Washington [US], May 6 (ANI): Model Lala Kent recently revealed that she and her husband Randall Emmett had a baby name picked out for years before the arrival of their baby girl in March.

Updated: May 06, 2021 19:38 IST

More than 20 lakh mini-kits of seeds to be distributed to attain self-sufficiency in pulse production: Agriculture Ministry

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): More than 20 lakh mini-kits of seeds are proposed to be distributed amounting to Rs 82.01 crores to attain self-sufficiency in the production of pulses, the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare informed on Thursday.

Updated: May 06, 2021 19:30 IST

Nepal reports 9,070 new COVID-19 cases, total count rises to 368,580

Kathmandu [Nepal], May 6 (ANI): Nepal on Thursday reported 9,070 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the cumulative caseload to 368,580.

Updated: May 06, 2021 19:30 IST

Mark Wahlberg's sci-fi thriller 'Infinite' to debut on Paramount plus

Washington [US], May 6 (ANI): Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg's upcoming sci-fi thriller 'Infinite', which has been directed by Antoine Fuqua, will exclusively debut on Paramount Plus in the U.S.

Updated: May 06, 2021 19:29 IST

Bangladesh records 1,822 new COVID-19 cases, 41 more deaths

Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 6 (ANI/Xinhua): Bangladesh reported 1,822 new COVID-19 cases and 41 new deaths on Thursday, bringing the tally to 769,160 and death toll to 11,796, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

Updated: May 06, 2021 19:29 IST

Odisha CM writes to Nirmala Sitharaman seeking exemption of GST on purchase of COVID-19 vaccines

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], May 6 (ANI): Amid the surge of COVID-19 cases, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday wrote to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman urging the exemption of Goods and Service Taxes (GST) on the purchase of COVID-19 vaccine.

Updated: May 06, 2021 19:43 IST