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    ‘Poet’ Big B describes hosp visit

    Mumbai : Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, a day after visiting a hospital here for a routine check-up, turned poetic to update his friends and fans about his health. He says he is well.

  • Vignesh stuns 3rd seed Manish to advance into men’s singles final

    Mumbai : Unseeded Prenamallur Vignesh of Andhra Pradesh stunned third seed Manish Sureshkumar of Tamil Nadu in two sets to set up a title clash with seventh seed Siddharth Vishwakarma of Chhattisgarh who defeated fourth seed Kunal Anand of Delhi, also in straight sets in the second semi-final of the AITA Ranking Rs 22 lakh prize-money JVPG Anirudh Desai All-India Open Tennis Tournament 2018, at the Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana’s tennis courts

  • Second White House aide resigns over domestic abuse claims  

    Washington : A second White House staffer in a week has resigned over domestic abuse claims, in a widening scandal that called into question the president’s judgment and tainted his chief of staff John Kelly and longtime aide Hope Hicks.

  • Pressure on Tourism Minister Jaykumar Rawal to put in papers

    Mumbai : Tourism Minister Jaykumar Rawal clarified his stand in the alleged land purchase at Vikharan earmarked for power project and allegations against him related to Dharma Patil’s death, but Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sources claimed that party president Amit Shah has asked him to resign from the post of minister. Rawal, in the last two days met Shah along with Nitin Gadkari and Raosaheb Danve in Delhi.

  • Man continues to stalk and threaten woman as cops refuse to take action

    Mumbai : Six months after a 34 year-old widow was molested in July last year and was made to run from pillar to post to get a First Information Report (FIR) registered, the Shivaji Nagar police have finally registered a case of molestation against the accused. Due to police inaction, the accused continues to stalk the lady every day and has threatened to kill her and her two children.

  • S Korean president hosts lunch for Kim Jong Un’s sister at Prez palace

    Seoul : South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday met with senior North Korean officials, including leader Kim Jong Un’s sister over lunch at Seoul’s presidential palace in the most significant diplomatic encounter between the rivals in years.

  • Parikh fires 91 break to tame Sharma; Sidraj overcomes Dossa

    Mumbai : A charged up Siddharth Parikh of Indian Railways hogged the limelight hitting a big one, constructing a substantial break of 91 during his 3-1 win against Viren Sharma in the best-of-five frame third round match in the Rs 12.25 lakh prize-money CCI All India Open Snooker Championship 2018, and played at the CCI’s Wilson Jones Billiards Room, on Saturday afternoon.

  • BJP to revamp party in Rajasthan, MP early next month

    New Delhi : The Bhartiya Janata Party is contemplating to change the state party leadership in the BJP-ruled Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh going for the Assembly polls in November, December, taking seriously the party losing three by-elections in Rajasthan to the Congress. This was a serious reverse for the BJP that had won all three seats, two Lok Sabha seats and an Assembly seat, a party leader here said.

  • JDU MLA quits, to contest Lok Sabha bypoll as RJD candidate

    Patna : The ruling JDU in Bihar suffered a jolt as its MLA from Jokhihat, Sarfaraj Alam quit the membership of the state assembly on Saturday and announced his candidature as RJD nominee from Araria Lok Sabha constituency.

  • 30 yr-old biker killed in mishap

    Mumbai: A 30 -year old biker died after he was hit by a speeding bus at Thane on Saturday evening.

  • DJ, who was stalked, to lead fight against violence on women

    Varnika Kundu, who was stalked in Chandigarh by a BJP leader’s son last year, has featured in a video as a part of Population Foundation of India’s campaign on ending violence against women and girls.

  • UK minister backs right to ban hijab in schools

    London : An Indian-origin school principal, who was forced to withdraw a ban on wearing of hijab by young girls after vitriolic abuse on social media, on Saturday received crucial support of a UK minister who said bullying or intimidation of school staff was completely unacceptable.

  • Looking forward to meaningful talks  with Canadian PM: Amarinder Singh

    Amritsar : Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Saturday that he was looking forward to meaningful talks with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his forthcoming visit to India.
    Singh, who had earlier accused some Canadian ministers of being sympathetic to Khalistani groups, told reporters here that the unequivocal statements of Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi, distancing themselves from the Khalistani movement, had paved the way for