The Singapore-based startup will merge with a SPAC backed by Altimeter Capital in a deal that would pave the way for a New York listing and value Grab at about $39.6 billion. CNN’s Clare Sebastian explains what the ride-hailing giant is all about.
An Indian Army contingent reached Bangladesh for a multinational military exercise. Indian soldiers were greeted with flowers and salutes upon arrival in Dhaka. The Shantir Ogroshena (Frontrunners of Peace) 2021 exercise will be held between April 4 and 12, and includes soldiers from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan. Military observers from USA, UK, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Singapore will also be in attendance. The military exercise comes days after PM Modi's visit to the nation. Watch the full video for more.
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North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the sea near Japan on Thursday, Japan's prime minister said, fuelling tension ahead of the Tokyo Olympics and ramping up pressure on the Biden administration as it finalises its North Korea policy. Gloria Tso reports.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 22 said country's per capita carbon footprint is 60% lower than the global average. "Today, as we discuss global climate action, I want to leave one thought with you. India's per capita carbon footprint is 60% lower than the global average as our lifestyle is still rooted in sustainable traditional practices," PM said during Leaders' Summit on Climate.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Leaders' Summit on Climate via video conferencing on April 22. During the summit, PM said, "Humanity is battling a global pandemic right now and this event is a timely reminder that grave threat of Climate Change hasn't disappeared. It is a lived reality for millions around the world." "President Biden and I are launching 'India-Us Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 partnership'. We will help mobilise investments, demonstrate clean technologies and enable green collaborations," he added.
Ahead of Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections, former state Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav's niece Sandhya Yadav has filed her nomination from Mainpuri on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket, on April 07. She is the incumbent chairperson of Mainpuri district panchayat. The state gram panchayat elections are scheduled to be held in four phases starting from April 15. The votes will be counted on May 2.
Late actor Irrfan Khan's son Babil, who is set to make his acting debut with Netflix film Qala, took to social media to say that one day he will make his father's fans proud and added that he hopes he will work with Amitabh Bachchan too one day. Watch the video for the full message.
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Actor Alia Bhatt has tested positive for Covid-19 and is under home quarantine. Alia informed fans about the development with a post on her Instagram Stories. Recently, her boyfriend and Brahmastra co-star Ranbir Kapoor had also tested Covid positive. Alia has several releases lined up with Sanjay leela Bhansali's Gangubai Kathiawadi. In the upcoming film, the actor will be seen in the titular role of a brothel owner. The movie will release on July 30 and is set to clash with Prabhas' Radhe Shyam. Alia also has Ayan Mukerji's Brahmastra in the pipeline, featuring Amitabh Bachchan. The actor is also set to be seen in SS Rajamouli's epic, RRR. Alia will also star in Karan Johar's big budget historical drama Takht. In recent times, several actors including Aamir Khan, Paresh Rawal and Kartik Aaryan have also tested positive for coronavirus.
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Fans of Telugu actor Pawan Kalyan went wild and damaged property at the Sangam Sharath theatre in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam where his movie trailer was released. Pawan Kalyan is back on the big screen after a gap of 2 years with the movie Vakeel Saab which is a remake of the Amitabh Bachchan starrer Pink.
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Chaos erupted at a theatre in Visakhapatnam ahead of the trailer release of Pawan Kalyan’s ‘Vakeel Saab.’ The trailer was released in only a few theatres in the Telugu states on March 29 around 4 pm. The superstar's fans reached the theatre by 2pm and offered puja and coconuts at his photo. The incident occurred in the Sangam theatre and the glass of the theatre was broken in the commotion. Pawan Kalyan is making a comeback after a two-year sabbatical with his film Vakeel Saab, which is the Telugu remake of the Bollywood hit Amitabh Bachchan's Pink. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered country's freedom fighters for their esteemed contribution in the independence struggle and said that they were the 'path pradarshak' (guide) in India's freedom struggle. "The country can never forget Lokmanya Tilak's 'Purna Swaraj' 'Azaad Hind Fauj's call for 'Delhi Chalo', Quit India movement. We take inspiration from Mangal Pandey, Tatya Tope, Rani Laxmi Bai, Chandrashekhar Azad, Bhagat Singh, Pt Nehru, Sardar Patel, Ambedkar," said PM Modi during the launch event of 'Azaadi ka Amrut Mahotsav' programme in Ahmedabad on March 12.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday. Taking to Twitter, Adityanath said he is in self-isolation and doing tasks virtually. On Tuesday, the CM isolated himself after some staffers in his office tested positive. Development comes shortly after the UP CM wrapped up his campaign for Bengal polls. Adityanath took the first jab of COVID-19 vaccine on April 05 at a Civil Hospital in Lucknow. Meanwhile, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has tested positive for coronavirus. Yadav had recently visited Haridwar where Kumbh Mela is underway & met religious leaders. Uttar Pradesh urban development minister Ashutosh Tandon has also tested positive. UP govt has already announced restrictions on gatherings of people in view of Covid. Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday reported highest-ever single-day spike of 18,021 cases and 85 deaths. Adityanath govt has also imposed a night curfew in districts with over 500 active cases.
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Ahead of Assembly elections for phase III in West Bengal, Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan held a roadshow in Tollygunge supporting TMC candidate Aroop Biswas. SP led by its chief Akhilesh Yadav has pledged support to the TMC for the ongoing assembly elections in West Bengal.
The mortal remains of Rajya Sabha MP and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh being taken to a crematorium in Delhi. His mortal remains were taken from his Chhatarpur residence to a crematorium on..