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Prasoon Joshi, who coined the term Masakali as well as penned the lyrics of the iconic song, has called for protecting "the sanctity of original music and poetry." Reports@shrishti_negi 

One of the latest of these challenges is #QuarantinePillowChallenge , where the users tuck their pillow as a dress and tie it with a belt.

In the wake of Covid-19 outbreak, not only would children — local and the new returnees — of school-going age not be in school, they could, at a later stage, be prime targets of child traffickers. Writes@NandyGram 

Akshay Kumar has started a new hashtag trend on social media asking people to express their gratitude to workers in essential services.

The former union minister also suggested that ad-hoc working capital loans of up to a maximum of Rs 30 lakh be provided to the medium and small industry.

There's been an explosion of athletes offering free online fitness classes and tips to an audience isolated at home.


#NewsAlert - Rabiha, a gold medalist from Pondicherry university rejected the gold medal because she was allegedly denied entry into the convocation hall when President Kovind arrived for the event on suspicion that she could protest against CAA. #CAAshowdown 

Gurmeet said the money will be put to use for plant stem cell and tissue culture research, read a statement.

#WATCH - Video of a person dressed as an astronaut walking on the potholes in Bengaluru goes viral on social media.

#WATCH - Srinivasa Gowda from Karnataka ran 100m in 9.55 seconds at a "Kambala" (buffalo race). He was faster than Usain Bolt who took 9.58 seconds to create a world record.

#9pm9minute – The sort of adversary that we are facing now in form of this virus is such that only way that any nation can fight this is by all citizens coming together as one. So, this lamp lighting is a wonderful way of bringing nation together: @SadhguruJV  tells @AnchorAnandN .

#NewsAlert – Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Vietnam, Japan, Australia, Israel, Germany, Tunisia, Mexico along with many other missions will join PM Modi’s #9pm9minute  campaign. | @Zakka_Jacob  with details. #LightForIndia 

#NewsAlert | I don't think the courts can do much, it is law and order problem. Police have to deal with it. Just because they happen to be students, it doesn't mean they can take law and order in their own hands: CJI on student protests

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#WATCH | A pigeon inside a Jaipur bound GoAir plane delayed the flight by 30 minutes.