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‘Refrain from online betting ads’, Center tells print, electronic and digital media


The Center on Monday limited advertisements on online betting platforms to private satellite television channels. The Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, in its latest notice, has asked print, digital and electronic media to refrain from all such public interest advertisements, stating that betting and gambling are illegal in most parts of the country. Read more

Bengal assembly passes bill to make CM chancellor of state-run universities

The West Bengal assembly on Monday passed a bill to appoint the chief minister chancellor of 17 public universities in place of the governor, even as the opposition Bharatiya Janata (BJP) party pledged to block The law project. No less than 182 lawmakers voted in favor of the bill while 40 opposition members opposed it. Read more


IPL TV rights sold for 23,575 crores for the 2023-2027 cycle, digital for 20,500 cr. to 2 separate broadcasters: Report

The frantic bidding process to secure IPL’s media rights for the 2023-2027 cycle has come to an end, with TV rights being sold for a whopping 57.5 crore (per game) and digital for 50 crores (per game). ANI news agency reported that the final tally of TV rights stands at 23,575 crore while digital rights closed at 20,500 crore. Read more

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli return with daughter Vamika from Maldives vacation, pose for paparazzi at Mumbai airport

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli seemed perfectly in sync as they arrived at Mumbai airport on Monday. While the actor wore an all-black outfit, the cricketer opted for an all-white look upon his return from the Maldives. Both Anushka and Virat wore matching black masks to complete their airport looks. As the two exited the airport, their daughter Vamika Kohli accompanied them with her nanny. Read more


Introducing complementary foods to babies: a nutritionist shares her advice

Complementary foods for babies generally refer to cereals, fruits, vegetables in small amounts that can help their development and healthy growth. The 1000 day rule in child development refers to the first nine months of pregnancy and the first year after the child is born. This is a crucial period in the development of the child and the foods given to the expectant mother and the baby must be carefully selected. Read more