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After donating for multiple relief funds, Shah Rukh Khan offers his 4-storied office for quarantines

COVID-19: After Shah Rukh Khan announced a series of initiatives, he also offered his plush four-storied office in Mumbai for quarantines.
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After Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan announced a series of initiatives to help the Central and state governments to combat COVID-19, he also offered his personal four-storied office in Mumbai for quarantines.

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Saturday morning, through it’s official Twitter handle thanked the superstar and his wife Gauri Khan for the gesture. BMC wrote, “Stronger together. We thank Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan for offering their 4-storey personal office space to help expand our quarantine capacity equipped with essentials for quarantined children, women and elderly. Indeed a thoughtful and timely gesture!

Khan few days back through his companies ? Kolkata Knight Riders, Red Chillies Entertainment, Meer Foundation and Red Chillies VFX ?contributed to a number of relief funds, including the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-Cares) fund and Maharashtra chief minister’s relief fund, among others.

He?d said, Given the enormity of the task, my team and I discussed ways to contribute in our own modest way. We have come up with a series of initiatives, which we hope will make a small difference.

He further said, The KKR franchise and his NGO Meer Foundation will work with the Maharashtra and West Bengal governments for the supply of 50,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the healthcare professionals, whom Shah Rukh called the real heroes of the battle against COVID-19. Khan’s NGO Meer Foundation has also tied up with Ek Saath – The Earth to provide daily food requirements to over 5,500 families for at least a month in Mumbai.

Meer Foundation also joined hands with Working People’s Charter to provide basic essentials and grocery items for at least a month to over 2,500 daily wageworkers in Delhi. It will also provide support to 100 acid attack victims in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, and Uttarakhand.

The superstar said a kitchen will also be set up to send out 2,000 freshly cooked meals everyday to help households and hospitals whose daily needs aren’t being fulfilled. Moreover, in association with Roti Foundation, Khan’s NGO will provide three lakh meal kits to 10,000 underprivileged people and daily wage labourers daily for at least a month in Mumbai.

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BREAKING: Nitin Gadkari dropped from BJP’s most powerful body ‘Parliamentary Board’

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Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur

In a major organisational shuffle, the BJP on Wednesday dropped the names of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan from the party’s highest organisation body – ‘Parliamentary Board.’

The names of former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, Sarbananda Sonowal, Iqbal Singh Lalpura, Satyanarayan Jatiya, K Lakshman, and Sudha Yadav have been included in the party’s parliamentary board.

While Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Om Mathur and Bhupender Yadav have been made members of BJP’s Central Election Committee, Union Minister Shahnawaz Hussain’s name has been dropped from the same.

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Raju Shrivastava struggles for life, continues to be unconscious for 48 hours

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Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur
Popular stand-up comedian Raju Shrivastava suffered a mild heart attack on Wednesday morning while working out at a gym in New Delhi.

Raju Shrivastava

India’s leading stand-up comedian Raju Shrivastava has not regained consciousness for past 48 hours as he has been struggling for life at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi.

He was admitted to the hospital, after he suffered a massive cardiac arrest while running on the treadmill in a gym on Wednesday. His condition remains to be critical as his brain has got damaged due to the heart attack. He underwent angioplasty, after which he hasn’t regained consciousness till now.

Comedian Ahsaan Qurehshi said, “The doctors have asked to wait and watch as he is under observation in the ICU. A few hours ago, the doctors shared that Raju made some slight movements but his brain isn’t functioning completely and is unresponsive.”

The 59-year-old comedian suffered a mild heart attack on Wednesday morning while working out at a gym in New Delhi. His team confirmed the same while saying, “Raju sir suffered a mild heart attack while working out. He is admitted to AIIMS, but he is doing fine. He is conscious.”

Reportedly Raju felt uncomfortable and collapsed while running on a treadmill in a South Delhi gym. He was immediately rushed to AIIMS.

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Ranveer Singh nude photoshoot: Complaint filed against actor for ‘hurting sentiments of women’

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Amar Ashok Jajoo | Mumbai
Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh recently broke the internet when pictures of his nude photoshoot for a magazine surfaced on social media.

A complaint has been filed with Mumbai Police against Ranveer Singh due to his nude photoshoot

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh recently broke the internet when pictures of his nude photoshoot for a magazine surfaced on social media. While many criticized the actor for the photoshoot, several celebs and netizens came in support of Ranveer’s bold move.

It is now being reported that a complaint has been filed against the actor with Mumbai Police for ‘hurting sentiments of women’ with the photoshoot.

A part of the complaint read, “Last week, we saw many nude photographs were clicked in such a manner that any make or female will feel ashamed about it.”

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The complains further read: “These kinds of acts should be opposed strongly, as it is not being opposed then second and third rank actors will also follow the same path for getting cheap publicity which will result in a worst condition. This act of the accused person created shame in the eyes of the women at large and publishing and transmitting sexually explicit material.”

The complaint has been filed against Ranveer under section 67A of the IT Act along with sections 292, 293, 354 and 509 of the Indian Penal Code for hurting sentiments and insult the modesty of women.

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