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  • NTPC shuts Unchahar plant unit after blast claims 26 lives

    New Delhi, India’s largest power producer NTPC Ltd today said it has shut a 500 MW unit at its Unchahar coal-fired power station in Rae Bareli after an explosion killed 26 people and injured several others.

  • Amitabh Bachchan’s special surprise for a 98-year-old fan

    The gorgeous actress Aahana Kumra who has worked with the legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan in her early stages of acting, is still known to be close enough with the super star. The young actress who had got the chance to play Big B’s daughter in Sony TV’s Yudh, has time and again expressed her love for the senior actor and has said that he is a mentor in her life. Recently, the actress was

  • Inside pictures of Shah Rukh Khan’s pre-birthday bash in Alibaug you cannot miss

    Shah Rukh Khan celebrated his pre-birthday bash at his farmhouse in Alibaug. Almost entire Bollywood was on the guest list of Shah Rukh. Nothing could have been better for Shah Rukh than to celebrate the day with his friends and lovely family – wife Gauri, daughter Suhana and son AbRam. Amidst of all the fun, Alia and Katrina’s picture just got photobombed by the little munchkin. He’s none other than Shah Rukh’s youngest son

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    Supreme Court to hear plea challenging validity of Aadhaar Act tomorrow

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear tomorrow a petition challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act. The matter was mentioned before a bench headed by Justice J Chelameswar and the counsel representing the petitioner sought an urgent hearing, saying similar pleas were already listed for hearing before the apex court tomorrow.

  • Uttar Pradesh: Woman burnt alive for resisting rape

    Badaun (UP): A 27-year-old woman was burnt alive allegedly by her brother-in-law at a village here after she resisted his attempt to rape her, the police said today. The incident took place last night when Neelam, a widow, was alone at her house in Labhari, they said, adding that she died on the spot. The police said that the woman’s father has lodged a complaint and a search has been launched to

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    SCOOP: Ranbir Kapoor will play Kishore Kumar; but conditions apply

    Anurag Basu will finally get to make the Kishore Kumar bio-pic that he has been hankering to make for the past five years. But the glitches and hitches were many, and seemingly insurmountable. To begin with Ranbir Kapoor needed to give dates at a stretch so that the various stages in KK’s life could be captured in their chronological essence. But Ranbir Kapoor was unable to set aside bulk dates for Kishore

  • Both NDA and UPA ignored tourism sector, says Shashi Tharoor

    New Delhi: The former UPA regime has been knocked by one of its own — MP Shashi Tharoor. The ex-Union minister believes that his former government and the one led by Narendra Modi have ignored the all-important sector of tourism.

  • Khichdi as national food? Twitter can’t digest it as rumour starts trending

    Do you like to relish a bowl of ‘Khichdi‘ when you are feeling a little down? Well, the comfort food prepared using rice and lentils (dal) is all set to get a grand global boost as ‘brand India food’ at World Food India 2017. Set to be held on November 4 in New Delhi, top chefs will also join hands to prepare 800 kg of the delicacy to create a Guinness

  • British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon resigns over ‘sex pest’ row

    London: British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has resigned on Wednesday night, becoming the first big political casualty of a “sex pest” scandal engulfing Westminster. Fallon wrote to Prime Minister Theresa May, telling her he was resigning from her front bench cabinet, Xinhua news agency reported.

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    Smartphone use disrupts sleep in kids, teens: study

    Washington: Blue light emitted by smartphone screens disrupts sleep in children and teenagers, according to a study which found that young people are more vulnerable to the negative effects of the devices than the adults. Researchers noted that the brains, sleep patterns, and eyes are still developing in children and teenagers.

  • Spanish judge to grill Catalan separatists – except Carles Puigdemont

    Madrid: Spain is set for another day of high drama in the Catalonia crisis today with a judge in Madrid to grill the deposed leaders of the region’s separatist government. Notable by his likely absence, however, will be dismissed Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, who is in Brussels and according to his lawyer refusing to come. “He will not go to Madrid and I have suggested that he be questioned here in Belgium,”