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    Maharashtra government opposes PILs seeking probe into B H Loya’s death in Supreme Court

    New Delhi: The Maharashtra government today opposed in the Supreme Court the pleas seeking an independent probe of the death of special CBI judge B H Loya, terming them as “motivated” and based on “yellow journalism”. Loya, who was hearing the high-profile Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case, had died allegedly of cardiac arrest in Nagpur on December 1, 2014 when he had gone to attend the wedding of a colleague’s daughter.

  • Donald Trump signs bill to end US government shutdown

    Washington: US President Donald Trump signed a crucial spending bill today, reopening the US government after a brief shutdown, the second in three weeks, and a night of high drama in Congress. Trump announced the signing on his Twitter account, hailing the bill’s passage in the early hours of Friday as a boost for the US military and “JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!”

  • OMG! Abhishek Bachchan’s Twitter handle hacked again

    Just two days ago Abhishek Bachchan’s Twitter handle was hacked and after some time it was back to normal but today it happened again, his account has been hacked. And unknown tweets can be seen on his account. Two days ago his account was hacked by ‘Pro-Pakistan’ Turkish cyber army Ayyildiz Tim.

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    Breaking! Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan admitted to Lilavati hospital

    Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan got admitted at Lilavati hospital in the gastroenterology department for a regular checkup. On Friday at around 6.30pm, the actor got admitted to the hospital for a regular dose of medicine that needs to be taken in injection through saline supply. He was admitted under Dr Jayant Barve, a famous gastroenterologist.

  • Ayodhya dispute: Our priority is to join hearts of people, says AIMPLB

    Bengaluru: The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Friday, in regard to Ayodhya dispute, said that our priority is to join hearts of people. Executive member of AIMPLB Maulana Salman Husaini Nadvi talked to ANI here on his meeting with the Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. “We held meeting so that all issues around the matter especially that of Ram Temple and Babri Masjid are discussed and

  • Maharashtra: Two Maharashtra ex-bureaucrats join Congress

    Mumbai: Two top retired IAS officers from Maharashtra, including Uttam Khobragade, the father of controversial IFS officer Devyani Khobragade, have joined the Congress, a party leader said here on Friday.

  • Two Reuters journalists detained for probing Rohingya massacre

    Bangkok: Two Reuters journalists detained for two months by Myanmar authorities were arrested over their investigation of a massacre of 10 Rohingya men, the news agency said in a report that detailed the grisly killings.

  • Indra Nooyi: 5 things you should know about ICC’s first independent female director

    Indra Nooyi, the chairman and chief financial officer of PepsiCo, best known for its Pepsi soft drinks, today named as the first independent female director of the International Cricket Council (ICC). Nooyi will join the world cricket body’s Board in June 2018 to align with the term of the ICC independent chairman, following the unanimous confirmation of her appointment. Nooyi is one of the top female executives in the

  • For Mukesh Rishi, his co-stars are like teachers

    Mukesh Rishi, who is seen as Kallari in “Prithvi Vallabh”, says he loves to spend time with his co-stars especially Ashish Sharma. “Ashish holds a very calm and composed personality and I love this trait about him. He gives me a very brotherly feeling and there are so many things I get to learn from him when we are shooting. From Ashish, I learnt the art of continuing a scene without calling

  • Saumya Tandon happy with the response to her show

    Saumya Tandon, who is currently seen in the show Bhabhiji Ghar Pe Hai, says that the show holds a special meaning for her. “I can unhesitatingly say that the show is one of the best on Indian TV. I had not attempted doing comedy ever and I explored this genre with one of the best producer-director and writer in comedy on TV. I was very reluctant to join the daily soap bandwagon,

  • Direct tax collection grows 19% to Rs 6.95 lakh crore in April-January period

    New Delhi: The government’s direct tax kitty swelled to Rs 6.95 lakh crore during the April-January period of the current fiscal, a growth of 19.3 per cent over the year-ago period. The net direct tax collections represent 69.2 per cent of the revised estimates of Rs 10.05 lakh crore for direct taxes in 2017-18.

  • India has not responded to queries on Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistan

    Islamabad: Pakistan today said India has not responded to its queries on Indian death-row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav’s passport and details of his service, calling it “regrettable”. Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal said that Pakistan arrested “serving Indian Naval Commander Kulbhushan Jadhav”, who confessed to his involvement in numerous terrorist incidents in Pakistan.

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    #WhyImSingle perfectly sums up the ups and downs of being single on Valentine’s Day

    Being single is not a crime. Valentine’s Day is the only time of the year when suddenly you start feeling the pressure to find that someone special. Reason? Because people around you will make you feel there’s nothing worse than spending Valentine’s Day alone. Today on Twitter some users started sharing the ups and downs of being single with the hashtag WhyImSingle. These tweets share the funnier side of the situation. If

  • Apple-HDFC bank Valentine’s day offer: Get Rs 10,000 cashback on iPhone products, read out the full details

    This Valentine gift your loved one’s iPhone, the mobile phone company iPhone has tied up with HDFC bank for cashback offer upto Rs 7000 and Rs 10000. the offer is on selected iphone models, iPad and Macbook. The offer is listed in the iStore website, it should be noted that consumer will only get cashback with HDFC debit, credit card or consumer durable loans and offer will be available at certain offline