Free Upgrades To 300Mbps Speeds And More

At a time when work from home has increased the reliance on a good home broadband line, internet service provider (ISP) ACT Broadband has again announced upgrades for its users which should significantly improve the user experience. The ISP says that ACT Fibernet Broadband users in Delhi will now get free speed upgrades on select plans, at no extra cost. In Delhi, the ACT Fibernet Broadband plans start at Rs 799. The ACT Platinum Promo plan continues to be priced at Rs 1,049 per month and now offers 200Mbps speed…

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Kamya Panjabi Flies Back to Mumbai, Will Begin Shoot of TV Show Shakti on or Before June 15

Image: Instagram Kamya Panjabi recently flew back to Mumbai from Delhi to resume work on her show Shakti: Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki. News18.com Last Updated: June 11, 2020, 1:36 PM IST TV actress Kamya Panjabi recently flew back to Mumbai from Delhi with her daughter to resume work. Kamya said that producers of her TV show, Shakti: Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki, have confirmed that shooting with resume next week. For the last few weeks, the actress was in Delhi, where she had flown to just before the lockdown…

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The Heroic Work Of The Most Selfless Celebrities During Covid-19 Crisis

Image courtesy: Instagram Here’s a look at the celebrities who serve as a reminder to use privilege and societal standing to help support the less fortunate among us. News18.com Last Updated: June 8, 2020, 1:25 PM IST As India continues to struggle with a rapid rise in the number of coronavirus infections and deaths, a growing number of celebrities are stepping up and offering what help they can. Some are sharing their talents, providing livestreams of conversation series, workout sessions, culinary classes and concerts to keep fans…

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Indians Spent a Lot on Streaming App Subscriptions During Lockdown But Ecommerce Was Badly Hit

CRED says in April, Delhi saw a rise of 18%, Bangalore of 11% and Mumbai of 8% in subscription spends, carrying forward the trend seen in March as soon as the lockdown started. Last Updated: June 3, 2020, 2:26 PM IST It was perhaps always going to make for interesting reading. How Indians spent their money during the lockdown, has as expected, varied drastically across regions and usage demographics. Financial services and credit card payment platform CRED has shared numbers to illustrate what its users spent on, or…

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Delhi, Hyderabad airports join hands with HOI App for contact-less shopping, food delivery | India News

NEW DELHI: Despite rising cases of coronavirus infection in the country, the Centre has recently opened up airports for domestic travel to boost the aviation sector and to make things easier for air travellers, Delhi and Hyderabad airports have joined hands with HOI App for contact-less food delivery. HOI, the airport App, has been launched to provide a  contact-less experience while ordering food or making any purchase at the airports. HOI (meaning “Hello” in Dutch- a simple and easy to remember greeting), is a unique app powered by artificial intelligence…

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Inspired by Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh, Man Cons Women by Posing as Orthopaedic Surgeon, Arrested

Kabir Singh in AIIMS? | Image credit: Twitter A 31-year-old man, who got inspired by Shahid Kapoor-starrer Bollywood movie Kabir Singh and allegedly posed as an orthopaedic surgeon on dating websites to extort money from gullible women. PTI Last Updated: May 30, 2020, 8:48 AM IST A 31-year-old man, who got inspired by Shahid Kapoor-starrer Bollywood movie Kabir Singh and allegedly posed as an orthopaedic surgeon on dating websites to extort money from gullible women was arrested by the police, officials on Friday. The accused, Anand Kumar, was…

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No More Lockdown Blues for Radhika Madan as She Flies Back to Delhi

Radhika Madan had been living alone for quite some time due to the coronavirus lockdown. However, after the domestic flight was resumed, the actress flew back to Delhi to be with her family. Trending Desk Last Updated: May 26, 2020, 7:46 PM IST Bollywood actress Radhika Madan had to spend many days away from her family owing to the coronavirus lockdown. However, as soon as domestic air travel resumed on May 25, the Pataakha actress booked a ticket to Delhi to be with her loved ones. Sharing…

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MakeMyTrip Enters Food Delivery Space, to Offer Fine Dining Services in Four Metros

Image for representation (Image: Reuters) The company aims to bring culinary experiences from top restaurants to the doorstep of customers in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru. PTI Last Updated: May 14, 2020, 2:07 PM IST Leading online travel firm MakeMyTrip on Thursday said it has partnered with premium hotel chains and independent properties in select cities across India to roll out online gourmet delivery service. With dine-in experiences coming to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic-triggered lockdown, the company aims to bring culinary experiences from top restaurants…

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Woman inmate, accused of killing in-laws, commits suicide in Tihar Jail cell | India News

New Delhi: A 35-year-old woman inmate, facing murder charges, allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in a Tihar Jail cell. The deceased has been identified as Praveena alias Kavita and was an inmate of the Central Jail number 6 at the Tihar prison.  She was arrested for allegedly killing her in-law parents along with her husband, and was brought to the jail on April 25. On the intervening night of April 26 and April 27, she was found hanging with a dupatta tied around her neck to an exhaust fan…

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JNU news: No guidelines from UGC yet, but JNU to open its doors from June 1

NEW DELHI: Even though a decision on the lockdown is yet to be taken by the government, Jawaharlal Nehru University has decided to open its doors in a phased manner starting June 1. Documents accessed exclusively by TOI reveal that students returning to the campus from June 1 will have to undergo two weeks of self-isolation and then be tested for novel coronavirus. Sources at JNU said all the recommendations have been approved by the academic council (AC) via email. As per the plans, “the bulk of lectures for theory…

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School book shops, plumbers, electricians allowed in Delhi; check full list of facilities permitted from April 28 | India News

New Delhi: In a relaxation of lockdown restrictions after reviewing the coronavirus COVID-19 situation, the Delhi government has allowed veterinarians, plumbers, electricians and repairers of water purifiers to resume their work from Tuesday. In an order issued late on Monday, Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has allowed operations of veterinary hospitals, dispensaries, clinics, pathology labs, sale and supply of vaccine and medicine. The government also allowed operation of homes for children/disabled/mentally challenged/senior citizens/destitute/women/widows. Movement (inter and intra State, including by air) of all medical and veterinary personnel, scientists, nurses, para-medical…

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Coronavirus Pandemic LIVE Updates: India Cases Rise to 29,435, Death Toll at 934 With 62 Fatalities in 24 Hours; Global Covid 19 Infections Cross 3 Million

Two Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) volunteers engaged in food distribution at a Delhi government-run centres in Mehrauli also tested positive, following which several localities in the area have been declared as containment zones. The number of containment zones in the national capital rose to 99 on Monday. After an increase in the number of patients recovered last week – more than 800 in a week – the day saw no fresh recovery of patients. So far, 54 people have died of coronavirus in the city, officials said. To ensure proper…

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