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India expresses 'deep concern' over violence in Jerusalem, mourns loss of Soumya Santhosh

India at the United Nations security council session expressed its deep concern over violence in Jerusalem and the escalating situation in Israel-Palestine and called for "an immediate de-escalation as the need of the hour". India's Ambassador to United Nation T S Tirumurti said, We urge both sides to show extreme restraint, desist from actions that exacerbate tensions and refrain from attempts to unilaterally change the existing status quo.

Sports

‘Felt it was better to get Ganguly into the frame’ – WV Raman states why he wrote to BCCI top brass

Taking the reins from WV Raman, Powar will be assuming the role for the second time. My writing to Sourav was to propel him into action to course-correct if required. The letter dealt with the need for the system to encourage or ensure players adhere to a healthy team culture. Ganguly has seen it all as a former player and captain, and therefore, I felt it was better to get him into the frame, he said.

Politics

India expresses 'deep concern' over violence in Jerusalem, mourns loss of Soumya Santhosh

India at the United Nations security council session expressed its deep concern over violence in Jerusalem and the escalating situation in Israel-Palestine and called for "an immediate de-escalation as the need of the hour". India's Ambassador to United Nation T S Tirumurti said, We urge both sides to show extreme restraint, desist from actions that exacerbate tensions and refrain from attempts to unilaterally change the existing status quo.

Technology

Facebook to take down profile frames with anti-vaccine claims

Amid these tough times, there is a lot of misinformation around COVID-19 and vaccination. In order to curb these, Mark Zuckerberg-owned Facebook has taken multiple steps but that is not enough as some users are still finding ways and means to bypass these efforts. These people are misusing features of Facebook to spread false information about the vaccine and COVID-19.

Entertainment

Shanna Moakler removes tattoo of ex-husband Travis Barker's name after Kourtney Kardashian inks 'I Love You' on him

Shanna Moalker, the model and ex-wife of Travis Barker, recently got a tattoo of the latter's first name removed from her wrist. On Friday, the 46-year-old former Miss USA winner shared footage on her Instagram Story getting a tattoo of her ex-husband's first name removed from her wrist. Moakler shared behind-the-scenes footage at a doctor's office where she received lidocaine injections into her wrist before getting it lasered off.

Business

Elon Musk may create his own cryptocurrency soon

After applying brakes on Bitcoin as a payment mode to buy Tesla vehicles, Elon Musk has now revealed that he might create his own cryptocurrency in the near future. A Twitter user asked the Tesla head why he is not creating his own cryptocurrency. Only if Doge can't do it. Big pain in the neck to create another one," Musk replied. Musk has announced not to use the popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin as a payment mode to buy its electric vehicles.

Miscellaneous

Cyclone Tauktae: No loss of life at sea, 5600 boats back to safety says Indian Coast Guard

With very severe cyclonic storm ‘Tauktae’ predicted to make landfall near the Gujarat Coast on Tuesday, May 18th morning, the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has confirmed that it has ensured that safe return of 5,600 boats, rescued six personnel and rerouted 335 merchant vessels. The Coast Guard also added that their pre-emptive measures are focused on Maharashtra and Gujarat, which are expected to bear the brunt of the landfall.