Headlines: SRK Was Only Having Coffee After Coffee Says AG Mukul Rohatgi
SRK Was Only Having Coffee After Coffee Says AG Mukul Rohatgi
After Bombay High Court granted bail to Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha, Aryan Khan's father, Shah Rukh Khan, had tears of joy and a big relief. Former Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi, who represented Aryan Khan in the cruise ship drug case, in an exclusive interview to NDTV, said: "He has been very, very worried the last three-four days that I was there and I'm not even sure whether he had proper meals. He was just having coffee after coffee. And he was very, very worried. And I could see a big sense of relief, yeah, on the father's face last time I met him," The Former AG also added that Shah Rukh Khan had given up all his professional activities and was providing notes to the legal team. Twice earlier, Aryan Khan's bail had been rejected by the court. Reportedly, after the bail news, SRK's industry friends Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty and Salman Khan called Shah Rukh Khan over the news. Meanwhile, Gauri Khan broke down while talking to Seema Khan, Maheep Kapoor, who have constantly been giving support to her during the tough times. The detailed bail order of Aryan Khan and 2 others will be pronounced today.
Shah Rukh Khan Fans Celebrate The Homecoming Of Aryan Khan Outside Mannat
After Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan was granted bail in the cruise ship drug case, SRK fans gathered outside his residence Mannat and started celebrating the homecoming of Aryan Khan. Fans were carrying big posters of Shah Rukh Khan and Aryan Khan and also burned crackers outside Mannat. The detailed bail order will be pronounced today. Meanwhile, the Mumbai Police officials are stationed outside SRK's residence to ensure the safety of everyone.
Covid-Bulletin: India Registers 14,348 New Covid-19 Cases; Recovery Rate At 98.19%
According to the latest data released by the Union Health Ministry, India has registered 14,348 new covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The active caseload of the country stands at 1,61,334, constituting 0.47% of the total covid-19 cases reported in the country so far. Meanwhile, total recoveries have reached to 3,36,27,632, with recording 13,198 recoveries in the previous 24 hours. The daily and weekly positivity rate currently stands at 1.12% and 1.18%, respectively. As per the Indian Council of Medical Research, the country has conducted 60.58 covid-19 tests so far. On the vaccination front, India has administered 104.82 covid-19 vaccine doses so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
Facebook Changes Company Name To Meta; To Focus More On Metaverse
The rumours of Facebook changing its name have been doing the rounds. Finally, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made it official on Thursday. Mr Zuckerberg announced that Facebook will now be known as Meta, and the company will focus on building the metaverse, a virtual environment that will be the successor of mobile internet. Speaking at the company's virtual and augmented reality conference that was live-streamed, Mark Zuckerberg said that the new name reflects the company's focus on the metaverse. "Right now, our brand is so tightly linked to one product that it can't possibly represent everything that we're doing today, let alone in the future," adds Zuckerberg. The CEO also said that the new change would bring together different technologies and applications under one brand. However, he also added that the corporate structure would not be changed.
PM Modi Reaches Rome For G20 Summit; To Meet Pope Francis
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Rome to attend the G20 summit. On his first day in Rome, PM Modi will be paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, and during his two-day visit, he will also be meeting Pope Francis in the Vatican city. After Rome, PM Modi will be visiting Glasgow in the UK for the COP26 meeting. The 16th G20 summit in Rome on global economic and health recovery from the covid-19 pandemic, sustainable development and climate change. The Prime Minister said: "This will be the first in-person Summit of the G20 since the outbreak of the pandemic in 2020 and will allow us to take stock of the current global situation and exchange ideas on how the G20 can be an engine for strengthening economic resilience and building back inclusively and sustainably from the pandemic," At the COP26 summit, the Prime Minister will also meet with all stakeholders and explore the possibilities of accelerating India's clean growth.
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das's Term Extended For 3 Years
On Friday, the central government extended Reserve Bank Of India's current governor Shaktikanta Das's term for 3 years. The official statement read: "The appointment committee of the cabinet has approved the reappointment of Shaktikanta Das as Reserve Bank of India Governor for a period of 3 years beyond 10.12.2021 or until further orders, whichever is earlier," Shaktikanta Das is an IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre and was appointed as the RBI governor in 2018.