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- Film actor Asif Basra was found hanging in a private complex in Dharamshala.
Actor Asif Basra found dead on Thursday I’m McLodganj in Dharamshala, near a cafe located on FC Gilbada Road. The actor was reportedly found hanging at a rented complex in Himachal Pradesh.
In a statement to ANI, SSP Kangra Vimukt Ranjan confirmed, “Film actor Asif Basra was found hanging in a private complex in Dharamshala. The forensic team is at the spot and the police is investigating the matter.”
It is being reported that the actor had a property on lease for the past five-six years and used to visit the place regularly.
2. Tokyo Olympics athletes won’t have to face 14-day Quarantine on arrival.
Tokyo Olympics organizers on Thursday confirmed that athletes, coaches, and officials arriving for the 2021 Games, won’t have to stay in isolation for 14 days, something which is mandatory for overseas passengers coming into Japan.
Olympics organizers said on Thursday details still need to be worked out, but measures for athletes are likely to include coronavirus testing within 72 hours before arriving in Japan.
“Athletes, coaches and Games officials that are eligible for the Tokyo Games will be allowed to enter the country, provided significant measures are made before they get to Japan,” Tokyo 2020 Chief Executive Officer Toshiro Muto told a news conference.
3. Comedian Kunal Kamra to face Contempt of Court Proceedings For criticizing Supreme Court interim Bail to Arnab Goswami.
Stand Up Comedian Kunal Kamra faces contempt of court proceedings over a series of tweets for criticizing the Supreme Court for granting TV anchor Arnab Goswami interim bail.
Attorney General KK Venugopal has granted his consent to a law student and two lawyers who want to sue Kunal Kamra for criminal contempt.
“It is time that people understand attacking the Supreme Court unjustifiably and brazenly will lead to punishment,” Mr. Venugopal said in his response.
The comedian’s tweets were not only in bad taste but clearly crossed the line between humor and contempt, the Attorney General said.
4. Google Photos will end its free unlimited storage on June 1st, 2021
Google has announced that it will soon start charging for Google Photos storage once users upload more than 15GB onto their accounts.
Starting June 1, 2021, all new photos and videos backed up in high quality will count toward the free 15GB of storage that comes with Google Account or any additional storage that users may have purchased, the same way other Google services like Google Drive and Gmail already do.
“Any photos or videos you’ve uploaded in High quality before June 1, 2021, will not count toward your 15GB of free storage. This means that photos and videos backed up before June 1, 2021, will still be considered free and exempt from the storage limit. You can verify your backup quality at any time in the Photos app by going to back up and sync in Settings,” Shimrit Ben-Yair, VP, Google Photos said in a statement.