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  • Four arrested for firing at cops in Lutyens’ Delhi

    New Delhi: Four men were arrested today for allegedly firing at policemen near Shivaji Stadium in the high-security Lutyens’ Delhi, police said.
    The incident was reported last night when the four men, in their 20s, got into an argument with a paan wala and the police personnel from a nearby picket rushed to intervene. On seeing the policemen rushing, the men, who were inebriated, opened fire at them but were overpowered, the police

  • Sharif family to file review petition to challenge Nawaz’s disqualification

    Lahore: Senior Lawyer Khawaja Haris is set to file a review petition against the Supreme Court’s July 28 verdict regarding the disqualification of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and its direction asking the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to file references against him and his children.

  • Bhubaneswar: Five charred to death in a house fire

    Bhubaneswar: Four family members of a hotel owner and a domestic help were charred to death in a major fire in his house here today, police said. The fire broke out early in the morning when the family members were asleep and residents in the neighbourhood informed the police and the fire brigade after noticing thick smoke billowing out of the building, they said. Deputy fire officer Ramesh Chandra Majhi said the

  • One month of GST: Restaurants witness whopping 40 % drop in home delivery orders

    It has been a month since the Goods and Services Tax has been rolled out in the country, and post that restaurants have noticed a remarkable dip in online bookings and delivery orders. 18% GST levied on home delivery orders in spite of costumers not sitting at the restaurants to eat, is not really helping the cause.

  • Will go home and eat fish, says Derek O’Brien after veg fare at vice-president’s farewell

    Vice-President Hamid Ansari is about to retire and the new Vice-President is elected on August 5. In such a way, Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan yesterday hosted a farewell dinner for him. It was a dinner arrangement for all the MPs including Prime Minister Narendra Modi. However, the talk of the dinner was Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’Brien’s tweet.

  • Congress protests in Bengaluru against IT raid

    Bengaluru: The Congress party on Thursday staged a protest in Bengaluru against the income tax department on Karnataka Power Minister D. K. Shivakumar.

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    SHOCKING! Manju Warrier was not Dileep’s first wife?

    Superstar of Malayalam film industry, Dileep’s personal life has always been one of the hot topics of every glam magazine. However, his shocking involvement in the infamous Kerala actress abduction and molestation case has shocked the entire country. However, there is a new twist again in this case.

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    Mumbai: No water cuts this year in the city. This is why

    This monsoon Mumbai has received sufficient rainfall and therefore it unlikely that the city will witness any water-cuts this year. The lakes that provide water to the city have been filled 85% to their capacity. The Modak Sagar Lake is filled to the brim, the Tansa Lake overflowed and Tulsi and Middle Vaitarna lakes will reach their capacity soon. Last year, the lake levels were at 82% at this time.

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    Supreme Court refuses to stay NOTA in Gujarat Rajya Sabha election

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused to stay the poll panel’s notification allowing None of the Above (NOTA) provision in the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat. A bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra, Amitava Roy and A M Khanwilkar, however, agreed to examine the constitutional validity of the August 1 notification of the Election Commission allowing the NOTA option.

  • Dilip Kumar is doing fine, says wife Saira Banu

    Mumbai: Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who has been hospitalised due to dehydration, is recovering well. The 94-year-old thespian was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra yesterday due to dehydration and urinary tract infection.

  • Facebook to show less links to slow-loading websites

    San Francisco: In the coming months, Facebook is updating its News Feed to show more weblinks that load faster and less stories which take time to open. In a blog post on Wednesday, Facebook executives said they had heard from people how frustrating it is to click on a link that leads to a slow-loading webpage. “In fact, even more broadly on the Internet, we have found that when people have to

  • Technology cannot add soul to singer’s voice, says Asha Bhosle

    Mumbai: In an age when technology has a solution to everything, songstress Asha Bhosle says it cannot add “soul” to a singer’s voice. But the octogenarian legend feels that singers can use technology in “constructive” ways.

  • Virat Kohli felicitates Indian journalist. And, the reason will make you glad!

    Virat Kohli-led Indian team are flying high after registering their biggest overseas Test win in terms of runs after defeating Sri Lanka by 304 runs at Galle. With both, visitors India and Sri Lanka going strong in the second Test at SSC in Colombo, it has been a moment of achievement for a journalist, who will cover his career’s 100the Test match as a journalist. Yes! renowned cricket journalist R Kaushik, Managing

  • Major tragedy averted as rail fracture discovered near Unnao

    Lucknow: A major tragedy was averted on Thursday when a major crack in the railway track was discovered near Unnao by the villagers, following which the railway authorities were informed. However, more than a dozen trains had by then passed the broken track which was discovered near the Raghuraj Singh station. A team of gang men and technical officials were rushed to the site to immediately repair the broken track.

  • Butterfly park to be set up in Gurgaon

    Gurgaon: The concrete jungles of millennium city Gurgaon will soon be home to a butterfly park and a goraiya breeding centre.

  • Indian athlete Tanveer Hussain indicted on sex abuse charge in US

    New York: A 24-year-old Indian athlete has been indicted in the US on charges of sexually abusing a minor girl, days after he arrived from Kashmir for a snowshoe competition. Tanveer Hussain was indicted last week by an Essex County grand jury for allegedly having inappropriate contact with a 12-year-old Saranac Lake girl earlier this year. The grand jury returned the indictment Hussain charging him with one count of first-degree sexual abuse