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    All you need to know about Maharashtra Social Boycott Law

    In 2016, Arun Naikuji and his family were socially boycotted after a ‘jaat’ panchayat’s order as his brother helped his friend marry a girl from another caste. Arun committed suicide soon after that. In 2013, in a landmark judgement, the Nashik district sessions court sentenced Eknath Kumbharkar to death for killing his nine-months pregnant daughter Pramila Kamble. Reason? She married someone outside their caste. Pramila belonged to Nomadic tribe and married Deepak Kamble from

  • ‘Mubarakan’ Trailer 2: Anil Kapoor’s hilarious introduction to his mad family!

    Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Ileana D’Cruz and Athiya Shetty starrer Mubarakan’s second trailer has finally released and as expected the trailer is nothing but a mad laughter ride. The Chacha-Bhatija’s jugalbandi has worked so hard that their comic timing reflects their relationship with ease.

  • ‘LinkedIn Lite’ Android App launched in India

    Bengaluru: Professional networking giant LinkedIn on Thursday rolled out the ‘LinkedIn Lite’ Android app, a faster and lighter version of its flagship app, in India. The Lite app offers a seamless and intuitive experience of LinkedIn to users on Android’s operating system, that accounts for 97 per cent of India’s smartphone market. LinkedIn has more than 42 million members in India.

  • Army general among Thais convicted of human trafficking

    Bangkok: A Thai army general was one of dozens of people convicted in a major human trafficking trial that included 103 defendants accused of involvement in a modern-day slavery trade. Lt Gen Manas Kongpaen was convicted of several offenses Wednesday involving trafficking and taking bribes in the case involving migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh. He was sentenced to 27 years in prison. He had held a position with responsibility for keeping out and expelling

  • Delhi: Fire in godown in Anand Parbat, shops in Lala Lajpat Rai market

    New Delhi, Two incidents of fire were reported in central Delhi this morning. However, there were no reports of injuries to anyone. A fire broke out at a two-storey godown, used to keep confectionery items, in the Anand Parbat area around 6.35 am, a senior officer from the Delhi Fire Services said.

  • OMG! ‘Mubarakan’ star Arjun Kapoor’s father once thought that his son is gay

    Arjun Kapoor, who is currently busy promoting his upcoming film Mubarakan, has revealed some shocking stories of his teenage life. Well, the actor has always been known for his energetic appearance on the promotional events. The actor is always seen doing strange and funny things with his buddy actor Ranveer Singh.

  • 1,877 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

    Jammu: A fresh batch of 1,877 pilgrims left Jammu for the Kashmir Valley on Thursday to perform the annual Amarnath Yatra.

  • Former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat escapes unhurt after two-wheeler hits him

    Dehradun: Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat escaped unhurt after he was hit by a motorcycle here. The driver lost control of the vehicle and it hit the Congress leader, who was taking a stroll outside his residence in the Rajpur area last evening, according to Rawat’s spokesperson Surendra Kumar. The Congress leader though escaped the incident unhurt, said Kumar. A crowd had gathered after the incident, said Kumar, adding that Rawat

  • Glitch shut Catholic pages for a day: Facebook

    San Francisco, Facebook has blamed a technical glitch for a blip that shut down several Catholic-focused pages that have millions of followers.  According to a report in CBS News on Thursday, prominent Catholic pages on Facebook were rendered offline on Monday and were not restored until late Tuesday night. “The shutdown prompted speculation among some page administrators that they were being intentionally censored,” the report said.

  • Has BCCI made a mockery of itself in the coach saga?

    Recently, Indian cricket governed by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is in the news for all the wrong reasons. From not implementing Lodha reforms to unceremonious exit of Anil Kumble to appointment of new coach, BCCI has created chaos and made a mockery of itself and has set a very poor example. BCCI, which is the richest cricketing body in the world, has set a very poor example in terms of

  • Duh! Ashwin compares CSK’s IPL return to MU’s Munich air disaster, gets trolled

    Indian Premier League (IPL) team Chennai Super Kings (CSK)’s two-year ban is over and they are all set to make a comeback next year in the T20 format. Earlier, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who was the captain in 2015, took to Instagram to celebrate CSK’s return and uploaded a picture of him donning a yellow jersey with the number ‘7’ and word ‘Thala’ printed on it. Similarly, team member Ravichandran Ashwin too made