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  • Bangladesh court jails former PM Khaleda Zia for five years on graft charges

    Dhaka: Bangladesh’s ex-premier Khaleda Zia was today sentenced to five years in jail in a corruption case, a setback for the opposition BNP chief as she can be barred from contesting the next general election slated for December. Zia, 72, was sentenced by the Special Court-5 in the capital , Dhaka, in connection with the embezzlement of 21 million takas (USD 252,000) in foreign donations meant for the Zia Orphanage Trust.

  • Valentine Week: 5 tragic real life love stories of Bollywood stars that will pinch your heart!

    Valentine’s Day is a very special day for lovers, who want to express their love towards each other. We all know that the Bollywood stars live in limelight but in real life they have faced problems too. They had to face the pain of separation from the one they love. Here in this Valentine week here are some known tragic loves stories in Bollywood in 50s, 60s and 70s that came

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    Learn from Lisa Haydon, how to juggle work and motherhood

    New Delhi: Actress-model Lisa Haydon, who became a mother in May 2017, is happily able to balance motherhood and work as she believes in giving “100 per cent where you are at that moment”. After delivering her first child — son Zack Lalvani last year — she is now seen on the small screen as a judge of the Colors Infinity show “Top Model India”.

  • Aussie crickter Matthew Wade fined for BBL final outburst

    Melbourne: Australia wicket-keeper batsman Matthew Wade has been fined for breaching Cricket Australia (CA) Code of Conduct during his Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Hobart Hurricanes’ defeat against Adelaide Strikers in the finals of the tournament.

  • Eight lakh companies on IT dept radar for not filing tax returns

    New Delhi: Director of 8 lakh companies may be prosecuted if their companies fail to file income tax returns from April 2018. In the recently announced Budget, the Government removed Tax liabilty cap of Rs. 3000. According to earlier provision companies having tax liability of below Rs. 3000 were exempted to file income tax returns. In this budget this cap has been removed, making Mandatory to all the registered companies to file

  • No proposal to ban junk food advertisements on television: Government

    New Delhi: The government today said there is no proposal at present to ban advertisements of junk food on television, while nine major food business operators have decided not to advertise products with high fat on children’s channels.

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    1.46 lakh people killed in road accidents in 2017: Nitin Gadkari

    New Delhi: As many as 1.46 lakh people lost their lives in 4.60 lakh road accidents across the country in 2017, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. Gadkari said in the Lok Sabha that a majority of the road accidents involved two-wheelers where the victims were not wearing helmets. There were 4.80 road accidents in the country in 2016 in which 1.50 lakh people lost their lives, and in 2015, there

  • SL pacer Lasith Malinga mulls retirement, says mentally done with cricket

    St Moritz: Sri Lanka speedster Lasith Malinga has hinted at possible retirement, saying that he is mentally done with international cricket now that his eventful IPL career is over. Malinga was yesterday appointed as bowling mentor of Mumbai Indians. The Sri Lankan has been the core of Mumbai Indians winning combination in the last decade. He has donned the prestigious Mumbai Indians jersey in 110 matches of the 157games the franchise has

  • BJP planning ‘major assault’ on Constitution: Shashi Tharoor

    New Delhi: The BJP government is looking to make a “major assault” on the Constitution if the ruling party gets a majority in both the Houses of Parliament, says Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, who feels the attack on various constitutional provisions, like Article 370 on Kashmir and secularism, will be part of attempts to create a “Hindu rashtra” (nation).