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Dog owner books entire Air India business cabin for pet, both travel in style on board AI-671 from Mumbai to Chennai

A man booked an entire business class with Air India to take him and his dog from Mumbai to Chennai. The dog certainly had a trip of a lifetime after travelling interstate in style with its owner. As per reports, a passenger can travel with two pets in an Air India flight. Based on the animal’s size, they can be in the cabin or in the cargo hold. In business class, pets are seated in the last row of the cabin.

Sports

At least one senior cricketer spoke to Jay Shah about insecurity after Virat Kohli was critical of his ‘lack of intent': Report

Ever since Virat Kohli has announced that he will step down as India’s T20I captain, several reports have began to surface. Virat Kohli spoke about ‘lack of intent’ while speaking to media after WTC and it seems that didn’t go down well with at least one senior player. Rather it is being reported that at least one senior cricketer in the side communicated to the BCCI secretary Jay Shah about the same.

Politics

Australia a 'potential nuclear war target' after AUKUS pact, says Chinese mouthpiece

A Chinese newspaper that is a mouthpiece of President XI Jinping's party informed that Australia is now 'a potential target for a nuclear strike' after Canberra launched an AUKUS pact with the US and UK to build nuclear-powered submarines. Chinese newspaper Global Times published an article titled "Nuke sub deal could make Australia potential nuclear war target," New York Post reported.

Technology

Apple store goes down in anticipation of iPhone 13 pre-orders

Folks are already on their toes since the announcement of the latest iPhone series, following which the Apple Store went down in anticipation of the latest gadget's pre-orders opening day. As per Mashable India, the store will go back live at 8 a.m. ET (5 a.m. PT), when the buyers will be able to pre-order the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max.

Entertainment

Hailey Bieber trashes reports that husband Justin is not nice to her

Super model and actress Hailey Bieber said she is lucky to have a husband like Justin Bieber, refuting rumours of the ace singer not treating her properly. Hailey was speaking at singer Demi Lovato's podcast '4D With Demi Lovato', dailymail.co.uk reported. Talking about her popstar husband and rumours around their marriage, Hailey said: I think one of the biggest things is you have to know what the truth is behind everything.

Business

Govt releases list of goods and services whose GST rates have been updated

GST council chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced that it has approved several proposals put forward by the Fitment Committee. The GST Council has increased the rate on carbonated fruit drinks to 28% plus compensation of 12%. This brings carbonated fruit drinks on par with cola beverages. GST Council has refused to accept the proposal to include petrol and diesel under the GST regime.

Miscellaneous

Prehistoric primates had a sweet tooth: Study

Dental fossils belonging to a species of prehistoric primate, Microsyops latidens, which date to the early Eocene, around 54 million years ago, display the earliest known evidence of dental caries in mammals, according to a recent study. The findings of the study were published in the journal Scientific Reports. Changes in the prevalence of caries over time indicate that the primates' diet fluctuated between foods.