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    I am profoundly devastated: Harvey Weinstein

    Los Angeles: Harvey Weinstein said he is”devastated” as allegations of sexual misconduct continue to mount against him. Less than a week after a New York Times expose detailed decades of Weinstein’s alleged inappropriate behaviour towards women, the movie mogul’s wife Georgina Chapman announced that she is “leaving” him.

  • Amazon launches waterproof ‘Kindle Oasis’ for Rs 21,999

    Bengaluru,  Amazon on Thursday launched its most advanced e-book reader ‘Kindle Oasis’ that features company’s highest-resolution ‘Paperwhite Display’ and is the first waterproof (IPX8) device. The all-new Kindle Oasis is available for pre-order for Rs 21,999 for the 8GB model and Rs 28,999 for the 32GB model (WiFi + free 3G). The device will start shipping from November 13.

  • Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu celebrate 51st wedding anniversary; must-see pics

    Mumbai: Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary on Wednesday with family members and close friends in Mumbai. The celebrations took place at the Pali Hill residence, of which the keys were handed over to Kumar and Banu a couple of months ago.

  • House Intelligence Committee to make public Russia-linked Facebook ads

    Washington: The United States House of Representatives’ Intelligence Committee will release the copies of Facebook ads purchased by Russian groups during the 2016 U.S. presidential race. The leaders of the committee reached an agreement to release the Russia-linked content after meeting with Facebook Chief Operating Officer (COO) Sheryl Sandberg.

  • Trump nominates Kirstjen Nielsen as Homeland Security secretary

    Washington, US President Donald Trump has nominated Kirstjen Nielsen, an aide to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, for the position of secretary of Homeland Security. The announcement came after several US news outlets reported the appointment on Wednesday and earlier reports said Trump rejected several politicians for the job, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • GST Council to discuss bringing real estate under its ambit: Arun Jaitley

    Washington: Identifying real estate as the one sector where maximum amount of tax evasion takes place, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said there was a strong case to bring it under the ambit of the GST. The matter will be discussed in the next meeting of the GST, which will be held on November 9, in Guwahati, Jaitley said, while delivering a lecture at Harvard University. “The one sector in India where

  • 21 dead in ‘catastrophic’ California wildfires

    Santa Rosa: More than 200 fire engines and firefighting crews from around the country were beingrushed to California to help battle infernos which have leftat least 21 people dead and thousands homeless. “This is a serious, critical, catastrophic event,” California fire chief Ken Pimlott told reporters. “We’re not going to be out of the woods for a great number of days to come.” Pimlott said that after a respite on Tuesday winds were

  • ‘Telecast of women’s matches essential to create interest in women’s cricket’: Mithali Raj

    New Delhi: India skipper Mithali Raj feels that the interest for women’s cricket has seen a significant rise since the 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup and has, therefore, called for telecast of more women’s matches. Speaking to ANI, Mithali said, “There has to be visibility. There have to be matches that are televised because that’s how we can continue the interest we have developed in people to start following women’s cricket.”

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    Mumbai: BMC announces Diwali bonus

    Mumbai, The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), country’s richest civic body, today announced a Diwali bonus to its employees, ranging from Rs 2,250 to Rs 14,500.

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: High-spirited India brace up for tough Ghana challenge

    New Delhi: Their transformation from rank outsiders to valiant fighters drawing all-round praise, India face another test of character against former champions Ghana in their final group A game of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, here tomorrow. Not many had given India any chance against Colombia after their 0-3 loss to the United States in their opening match but the home side put up an inspired performance, showing that the country can compete against

  • Hillary Clinton to donate Weinstein’s campaign money

    New York, Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that she would donate the money Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein contributed to her political campaigns after multiple sexual assault allegations were levelled against the powerful media mogul.

  • I’m always up for a challenge, says Neha Bhasin

    Mumbai: Singer Neha Bhasin, who has released a new single “Belihaziya”, says filming underwater shots for its video was tricky. But she didn’t mind as she loves challenges.