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    Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa calls Rahul Gandhi ‘Baccha’

    Udupi: Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief B. S. Yeddyurappa on Wednesday took a jibe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi and called him a “kid.” Yeddyurappa, who is the BJP chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Karanataka assembly elections, asserted that his party would win over 150 seats.

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    PNB scam: Modi government opposes PIL in SC seeking an independent probe and deportation of celebrity jeweller Nirav Modi

    New Delhi: The Centre today opposed in the Supreme Court a PIL seeking an independent probe and deportation of billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi in the over Rs 11,000 crore PNB fraud case, saying an FIR has been lodged and a probe was on. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said it would not say anything on the matter now and listed the

  • ‘Super 30’ viral picture: Unrecognisable Hrithik Roshan sells papad on streets of Jaipur!

    Hrithik Roshan is shooting his first biopic movie ‘Super 30’ which is based on mathematician Anand Kumar from Bihar. The picture of the actor from the sets is going viral, in the picture Hrithik is seen selling ‘papad’ on bicycle and he looks unrecognisable. The picture has been shot at Sambhar Road, about 90 km from Jaipur. Recently, a picture of Hrithik was leaked online and it was from Banaras. The actor

  • Gunmen kill 5 police officer and 1 soldier in attack on South Africa police station

    Port Elizabeth: An armed gang stormed into a rural police station in South Africa today and stole firearms in an attack that left five officers and a soldier dead, police said. The robbers entered the police station in the southern village of Engcobo shortly after midnight, opening fire on the officers and seizing two others, who were later shot and killed, police spokesman Vish Naidoo said.

  • India contributes $1 mn for rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Tonga

    United Nations: India has contributed USD one million for the rehabilitation efforts in Tonga after the Tropical Cyclone Gita caused massive destruction in the Pacific island nation. India has allocated USD 500,000 in the India-UN Development Partnership Fund for the rehabilitation efforts while USD 500,000 will be provided for immediate relief assistance.

  • Justin Trudeau and family offer prayers at Golden Temple, performs sewa

    Amritsar: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, accompanied by his wife and two children, offered prayers at the Golden Temple on Wednesday, underlining the significance of the large Sikh and Punjabi community setatled in Canada. Trudeau and his family landed at the Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport here from Mumbai and headed straight for the shrine to offer prayers.

  • New Zealand vs Australia: Black Caps limp to 150/9 in tri series final

    Auckland: New Zealand struggled to 150 for nine in the T20 tri-series final against Australia at Auckland’s Eden Park here today. Australia’s bowlers took revenge after being thrashed for 243 by the Black Caps at the same ground last Friday, led by spinner Ashton Agar’s career-best T20 figures for three for 27.

  • Singer Ankit Tiwari’s message to fiancée post engagement will melt your heart; check it out

    Bollywood singer Ankit Tiwari, who shot to fame from the movie ‘Aashiqui 2’, got engaged to Pallavi Shukla. The singer shared an adorable picture of him and his fiancée on his Instagram account and wrote beautiful lines for her “I will spend an eternity loving you, caring for you, respect you, showing you every day that I hold you as high as the stars.” he wrote.

  • WhatsApp for Windows phone: Beta version gets Stickers, Live Location Sharing

    In a news that would cheer gadget enthusiasts and tech wizards, the latest WhatsApp beta update for Windows Phone has been spotted in the wild with version 2.18.24. The update brings a new Stickers feature as well as redesigned Stickers notification icon, both of which haven’t been seen on Android or iPhone platforms before. The update also brings the Live Location sharing feature, something that made its way to Android and iPhone a while

  • Passenger forced off the flight after she complained about menstrual cramps

    In a news that still shows the archaic and regressive mindset, a 24-year-old woman in the United Kingdom said she and her boyfriend were removed from an Emirates flight bound for Dubai after an attendant overheard her complaining about menstrual cramps.

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    Kamal Haasan disallowed from visiting school where former President APJ Abdul Kalam studied

    Rameswaram: Film star Kamal Haasan today cancelled his proposed visit to an elementary school here where former president A P J Abdul Kalam studied after education authorities denied him permission. Haasan, who began his political journey from here this morning ahead of launch of his party in Madurai later tonight, had planned to address the students of the school at 8 AM.

  • Google Pay replaces Android Pay, Google Wallet

    San Francisco: In a bid to take on Apple Pay, Google has rolled out a new app called “Google Pay” that replaces its two earlier services — Android Pay and Google Wallet. Just like Android Pay, Google Pay can be used for paying for public transportation in cities like London, Portland and Kiev.

  • Meeting between CM Amarinder Singh, Justin Trudeau can transform Punjab: Navjot Singh Sidhu

    Amritsar: Optimistic about the meeting of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who is currently on a visit to India, state Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday said that interaction between the two leaders would ‘take Punjab 20 years ahead’.

  • Preity Zinta Molestation Case: Chargesheet filed in case against ex-boyfriend Ness Wadia

    Mumbai: After almost four years ago, Preity Zinta had filed a police complaint against former boyfriend and businessman Ness Wadia on the charges of molestation and verbal abuse. Now, almost fours on, the Marine Drive police in Mumbai finally filed a charge sheet in the case on February 20. According to the reports, Ness Wadia was present during the submission of the charge sheet in the court of the chief metropolitan