Consumer electronics company boAt has withdrawn its sponsorship of Canadian-based Punjabi artist Shubneet Singh’s upcoming India show.
The 26-year-old performer, known as Shubh, is slated to perform on Cordelia Cruises in Mumbai from September 23 to 25. He also has a tour planned across the country, including stops in New Delhi, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad.
However, the artist has received backlash ahead of his upcoming gig in Mumbai.
On Tuesday, boAt declared on social networking platform X that it would withdraw its sponsorship of the Canadian singer’s India tour, citing comments made earlier this year by the singer.
Taking to social media platform X boAt said, at boAt, while they are deeply committed to the incredible music community, they are first and foremost a true Indian brand. The company further said, as a result, when they learned of the remarks made by musician Shubh earlier this year, they decided to withdraw their sponsorship from the tour.
They continue to foster a vibrant music culture in India and create platforms where emerging artists can showcase their talent the company added.
BoAt’s decision came after social media users questioned the company’s decision to sponsor Shubh’s event considering his inflammatory opinions, tagging its co-founder Aman Gupta.
This also comes after India expelled a top Canadian diplomat after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau claimed that agents of the Government of India were involved in the June execution of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar. The claims have been dismissed as absurd and motivated by India.
Shubh had previously uploaded a skewed map of India, for which he was accused of backing Khalistani separatists.
Members of the Bharatiya Yuva Morcha (BYJM) recently removed posters advertising Shubh’s concert.
Tajinder Singh Tiwana, President of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), said there is no space for Khalistanis who are the enemy of India’s integrity and unity.
They would not allow Canadian singer Shubh to perform in Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s auspicious territory, Mumbai…If suitable action is not taken, the organisers will face our opposition, he continued.
Watch: Astronaut shows how she has her morning coffee in space, video goes viral
The space agency posted the video on X to celebrate international Coffee day. This day is celebrated each year on October 1 to promote and celebrate coffee as a beverage.
A video circulating on social media shows an astronaut trying to drink coffee from a regular cup. But she fails. Afterwards she uses a special space cup. In the video Samantha Cristoforetti shows how astronauts drink coffee while aboard the international space station.
The space agency posted the video on X to celebrate international Coffee day. This day is celebrated each year on October 1 to promote and celebrate coffee as a beverage. In the video Samantha can be seen pouring coffee from a packet into a small jar. But she is unable to drink the coffee. Afterwards she brings a specially designed space cup. She pours coffee into the space cup.
This time she is able to drink the coffee easily. The video was posted on X on October 1. The video has got 262300 views. The video has also received more than 1900 likes. Variety of comments started coming on the video. One social media user said great balance. One X user said this video is a perfect example some problems can be solved by using the shape of the material rather than its properties.
One social media user said she wanted to have her coffee after seeing this. Another user thought it was a cool demonstration by the astraunaut. According to the NASA post, the central objective of the space is to deliver the liquid passively to the lip of the cup. The researchers have used special geometry of the cup itself, wetting conditions and surface tensions. The Cup has been kept transparent intentionally to observe all off the fluid physics which takes place in this process.
According to NASA the cups are known as microgravity cups. They are designed to help astronauts on ISS to drink coffee. These cups also help in the collection of data on the passive movement of complex fluids as part of the Capillary investigation.
Udaipur-Jaipur Vande Bharat operators prevents major accident, notices stones, rods on tracks, hit emergency brakes
Giving the details about the train and the incident, the CRPO said, KM 158/18, 158/19 on the Gangarar-Soniyana section were the stopping points for Train No. 20979 Vande Bharat Udaipur-Jaipur.
On Monday at Rajasthan’s Bhilwara, train operators of the Udaipur-Jaipur Vande Bharat Express noticed stones and iron rods on the railroad track and quickly stopped the train using emergency brakes.
The Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) of North Western Railway confirmed the incident and said that the RPF has opened a complaint under the Railways Act after personnel inspected the scene in the Gangarar-Soniyana section.
Giving the details about the train and the incident, the CRPO said, KM 158/18, 158/19 on the Gangarar-Soniyana section were the stopping points for Train No. 20979 Vande Bharat Udaipur-Jaipur. Two rods, each measuring one foot, were inserted into the joggle plate on the previously mentioned km, together with some ballast, which caused the standstill, he added.
The incident took place under the control of RPF/post/Bhilwara at about 09:55. The area is governed by SHO/Gangarar in the Chittaurgarh district, according to the CPRO.
DSC/Ajmer, IPF/Bhilwara, PWI/Gangarar, local Police, and GRP authorities all paid the location a visit. SP/Chittaurgarh has been informed by DSC/Ajmer. RPF has filed a lawsuit in accordance with the Railways Act. The PWI/Gangarar is also providing SHO/Gangarar with a FIR, the official continued.
Meanwhile, stones, rail fasteners and iron rods are seen being laid on the railway tracks in a video that is going popular on X, formerly Twitter.
Fortunately, the alert loco pilots on duty quickly identified the impediment and took prompt action by deploying emergency brakes, averting any potential disaster. Their quick action likely saved lives and made sure that everyone on board was safe.
The District Police and the Railway Protection Force are both aggressively looking into this worrying situation. Their efforts are concentrated on finding individuals accountable for putting lives at danger and interfering with railway operations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Udaipur-Jaipur Vande Bharat Express last month, which runs six days a week, except Tuesday. It departs from Udaipur city at 7:50 in the morning and gets to Jaipur at 14:05.
Drishyam meme surfaces on social media, netizens recall Salgaonkar family’s incident on Gandhi Jayanti
Vijay Salgaonkar, played by Ajay Devgn, and his family as they travel on an unexpected adventure in Drishyam. On October 3rd, they leave Panaji after attending a Satsang, enjoying Pav Bhaji, and going back home. This story gave rise to a popular meme that reappears on October 2nd like clockwork.
Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary is celebrated today on October 2nd, a beloved national holiday in India that has been embedded in our memory since we were young. But in 2015, an intriguing event occurred that gave this anniversary a new level of significance.
Whether you’re a fan of Bollywood or not, you’re probably familiar with the memorable events that took place in the movie Drishyam on this day.
As we follow the story of Vijay Salgaonkar, played by Ajay Devgn, and his family as they travel on an unexpected adventure in Drishyam. On October 3rd, they leave Panaji after attending a Satsang, enjoying Pav Bhaji, and going back home. This story gave rise to a popular meme that reappears on October 2nd like clockwork.
Even after 8 years, Drishyam fans are still in a state of shock about October 2, which played a significant role in the story. Again, this dialogue has been driving X users crazy.
When Vijay Salgaonkar reminds you, it’s not just any day—it’s October 2nd, a user noted. Another user said, Yaad hai na 2nd October ko kya hua tha, which translates, remeber what was on October 2nd.
The other said, I’m going to eat Paav Bhaji today, that’s the least I can do to celebrate a great movie like Drishyam.
Meanwhlie, here is a quick summary of the movie for those who haven’t seen it. Sam, the son of IG Meera Deshmukh (Tabu), secretly tapes Anju, Vijay’s daughter, taking a shower during a school nature camp and attempts to extort Anju using the video. Anju accidentally murders Sam while attempting to remove the evidence that could be used against her.
This paves the way for Vijay, a movie buff and cable TV provider, to come up with a plan to teach every member of the family to lie to the authorities by saying they were in Panaji on the day Sam went missing (2nd October).
Drishyam, which was directed by Nishikant Kamat, also stars actress Tabu, Rajat Kapoor, and Shriya Saran.