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ISKCON sues Maneka Gandhi over 'selling cows to butchers' remark

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) has reportedly served a Rs. 100 crore defamation notice against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Maneka Gandhi after she claimed that the religious organization was selling cows for slaughter to butchers. While calling the saffron brigade leader's allegations "completely unfounded," the ISKCON stated that the devotees were "deeply pained" by her remarks.


Kiran Baliyan claims historic bronze medal in women's shot put

India's Kiran Baliyan won the bronze medal in the women's shot put at the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, on September 29. As a result, India ended a 72-year wait for an Asian Games medal in the event. Kiran bagged a score of 17.36m to clinch her first major medal. This is India's second medal in shot put at the Games.


Investigation into Hardeep Singh Nijjar's killing 'ongoing': Canada police

The probe into the killing of Khalistani terrorist and Canadian citizen Hardeep Singh Nijjar is "active" and "ongoing," the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) reportedly confirmed on Thursday. The head of the banned Khalistan Tiger Force (KTF) outfit, Nijjar, was shot dead in Surrey, British Columbia, on June 18, and his death is being probed by the RCMP's Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT).


Tesla sued by US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over racial harassments of its black employees

Tesla has been sued by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for allegedly violating federal law by tolerating widespread and ongoing racial harassment of its Black employees and by subjecting some of these workers to retaliation for opposing the harassment. According to the EEOC’s suit, since at least 2015 to the present, Black employees at Tesla’s Fremont, California manufacturing facilities have routinely endured racial abuse, pervasive stereotyping, and hostility as well as epithets


Parineeti Chopra sings ‘O Piya’ for hubby Raghav Chadha; actress shares unseen video from her dreamy wedding

Actress Parineeti Chopra’s wedding celebration with her husband Raghav Chadda may be over, but that hasn’t stopped her from acting like a blushing bride. Still giddy over her marriage to the AAP minister, the actress posted a small snippet of a new clip of her wedding with her new song "O Piya", on her Instagram.


X will be profitable in 2024: CEO Linda Yaccarino

At the Code Conference in California, Linda Yaccarino, CEO of the social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, announced that the company will become profitable by early 2024. Even though it has faced profitability issues and was acquired by Elon Musk just a year ago, Yaccarino remains hopeful. Earlier in August, she had mentioned that X is nearing operational break-even and has experienced an all-time high in usage.


Women’s quota bill receives nod from President Droupadi Murmu, becomes law

The women's reservation Bill passed by the Parliament last week, became law after it received assent from President Droupadi Murmu. The 'Nari Shakti Vandan Adhniyam', which provides 33 per cent reservation for women in the Lok Sabha as well as the state legislative assemblies, was unanimously passed by the Rajya Sabha, becoming the first bill to be passed in the new Parliament building.