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  • US, Israel, India nexus major ‘threat’ to Muslim world: Pakistan Senate Chairman

    Islamabad: An emerging nexus between the US, Israel and India is a major threat to the Muslim world, Pakistan’s Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani has said. According to a press release issued by the Senate secretariat on Wednesday, Rabbani sounded the “warning” while addressing the 13th session of the Parliamentary Union of Islamic Countries (PUIC) in Tehran.

  • Maharashtra: Missing teenager found dead in river

    Mumbai: The body of a teenage girl was found in a river in Maharashtra’s Bhandara district, four days after she went missing, a senior police official said today.

  • Kangana Ranaut epitomises grace, strength of character and progressive attitude in her latest interview

    Kangana Ranaut epitomises grace, strength of character and progressive attitude in her latest interview

    Mumbai: Kangana Ranaut, a name that is revered in the Industry for being the lone warrior, who always emerges victorious. The actress has been in the eye of the storm because of controversies, both on the personal and professional front. Yet, she did not back down and decided to stand by her actions and statements, despite facing backlash from some particularly influential quarters.

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    Madrassa cleric booked for raping minor student

    Nanded/Aurangabad: A cleric in a Nanded madrassa allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl and molested another minor, police have said. Shockingly, three local politicians from Majalgaon village, from where the girl who was allegedly raped hailed, tried to pressure her mother not to file a case against the cleric, identified as Maulavi Saber Farooqui, who is at large, a Nanded police official said.

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    52 people killed in Kazakhstan bus fire

    Astana: Fifty-two people were killed today when the bus they were travelling on caught fire in Kazakhstan, the central Asian nation’s emergency services ministry said in a statement. “On January 18 at 10:30 am (0430 GMT), a bus caught fire … 55 passengers and two drivers were on board. Five people who managed to escape are receiving medical assistance. The rest died on the spot,” the ministry said, without elaborating on the

  • Filmfare Awards 2018: Here is the complete list of nominations

    The Bollywood awards season is just around the corner and Filmfare has released the list of it’s nominations for the year 2018. However, surprisingly, Aamir Khan’s ‘Secret Superstar’ is dominating the list with as many as nine nominations across various categories while Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt starrer ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’ is nominated in four major categories including Best Film, Best Actor (Male and Female) and Best Director.

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    Shiv Sena asks Modi, Shah to clarify Togadia’s claims

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today latched on to VHP leader Pravin Togadia’s claim of a plot to kill him to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah. The BJP’s bickering ally, which has been regularly criticising the Modi government on a host of issues, asked the two leaders to clarify Togadia’s stunning claim.

  • Budget 2018: Here is what television stars are expecting

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget 2018-19 on February 1 around noon. Last year as well, the budget presentation date was the same. This will be Narendra Modi government’s fifth and also the last full-fledged budget presentation before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. This year’s budget session is crucial as it comes after the Modi government made two very big financial decisions in the last couple of years – Demonetisation and

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    I’ve to make it on my own: Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali’s daughter

    Mumbai: She is just 15, but is already following in her father’s footsteps. Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali‘s daughter Ida Ali, who wrote and directed the recently released short film “Lift”, says there’s a clear understanding between them that she has to make her own path.

  • India eyes doubling of foreign tourists to 20 million by 2020

    Mumbai: India, which saw a record number of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTA) of 10 million in 2017, is targeting to double this number in next three years, Minister of State Tourism K J Alphons today said.

  • Rohit Sharma’s defensive skills letting him down in Tests: Dean Jones

    New Delhi: Former Australia batsman Dean Jones feels Rohit Sharma’s rare talent is undisputed but his defensive skills are letting him down in Test cricket. Barring captain Virat Kohli, none of the specialistIndian batsmen could negotiate the potent South Africa paceattack in the two Tests that the visitors lost to concede theseries. Sharma, who was picked ahead of vice-captain AjinkyaRahane on “current form”, too failed to justify his selectionmustering 78 runs in

  • India Ratings projects economic growth at 7.1% next fiscal

    New Delhi: India Ratings and Research today projected the country’s economic growth to improve to 7.1 per cent next fiscal from 6.5 per cent this year, buoyed by robust consumption demand and low commodity prices.