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'Not here to reopen history,' says SC over plea for removal of wrong historical facts of Taj Mahal

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea seeking removal of alleged wrong historical facts related to the construction of the Taj Mahal from history books and find the age of the monument. A bench of Justices M R Shah and C T Ravikumar asked the petitioner to approach the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and make a representation before it.

Sports

England football star Raheem Sterling’s house burgled by armed men while family inside, winger leaves FIFA World Cup midway

England’s star footballer Raheem Sterling returned home from the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar after an armed burglary at his mansion. His fiancee Paige Milian, 27 and two kids were at home when the gang took away watches worth £300,000. According to a report in British tabloid The Sun, Sterling left the squad after the news broke shortly before the Last-16 clash with Senegal.

Politics

India, Germany ink deal on comprehensive migration and mobility partnership

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar signed an agreement on the comprehensive migration and mobility partnership with German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock in New Delhi on Monday. Jaishankar welcomed the visiting German Foreign Minister who began her two-day India visit today. The German foreign minister landed in Delhi earlier today.

Technology

James Webb's image reveals never-seen-before details of Pillars of Creation

A new image, courtesy of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), has revealed unprecedented details of the Pillars of Creation. By combining data from Webb's Near-Infrared Camera (NIRCam) and Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI), this new composite image has been created. Stars are the main highlight of this image. In fact, newly forming stars have also been uncovered in this image.

Entertainment

'Sesame Street' actor Bob McGrath dies at 90

Hollywood actor and recording artist Bob McGrath, who is known for playing one of the original human stars of Sesame Street died on Sunday. He breathed his last at his home in New Jersey. He was 90. His family confirmed his death through a post on his Facebook page. His demise was also mourned by Sesame Workshop, who shared a statement on social media.

Business

HealthifyMe sacks 150 employees amid lacklustre growth

Leading AI health and fitness platform HealthifyMe has sacked at least 150 employees as the company's growth did not "keep pace with expectations and hiring." The company has a physical presence in Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Singapore. The company said in a statement that it "had to take the tough decision to let go 150 of our team members."

Miscellaneous

'Purpose of charity must not be conversion', SC on plea against forced conversion

The Supreme Court on Monday reiterated that the issue of forced religious conversion is a "very serious issue" and emphasized that charity is welcome, but the purpose of charity must not be conversion. A bench headed by justice M.R. Shah said if somebody wants help then that person should be helped, and pointed out that people convert for various reasons, but "allurement is dangerous".