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  • Statue row: B R Ambedkar statue defaced in Chennai

    Chennai: Adding to the list of statues of leaders being vandalised in various parts of the country, a bust of Dalit leader B R Ambedkar in a residential locality here was found defaced today, triggering a protest by locals, police said.The bust, placed inside a structure covered with a grill in a residential neighbourhood in Tiruvotriyur, was splattered with paint. As news of the defacement spread, people in the north Chennai area

  • Is Janhvi Kapoor’s debut movie Dhadak’s release date postponed?

    It has been just a few days since Sridevi has passed away and Jahnvi and Khushi are trying to overcome the death of their mother. Janhvi who is preparing for her Bollywood entry with ‘Dhadak’. The movie is supposed to release on July 20, 2018 but now it seems that release date can be pushed forward. Karan Johar who is the producer of the movie and a close friend of Sridevi has

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    Rajya Sabha adjourned: TDP, AIADMK members gather around chairman’s podium and started shouting slogans

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was on Thursday adjourned till Friday after members of different political parties including the TDP and the AIADMK trooped near the Chairman’s podium raking up issues of concern from their states. Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien adjourned the House, minutes after it met at 2 p.m., as the protesting members gathered near the podium, shouting slogans and carrying placards. TDP and AIADMK members were also raising their demands.

  • INX Media case: Karti Chidambaram moves Delhi HC seeking interim relief

    New Delhi: Karti Chidambaram, son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, today moved the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of summons and all proceedings initiated by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the INX Media money laundering case. The matter was mentioned in-chamber before Justice S Ravindra Bhat who listed it for hearing tomorrow.

  • One arrested for damaging Mahatma Gandhi’s statue at Kannur

    Kerala: One person was arrested in connection to damaging a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Kannur on Thursday. The spectacle of the Gandhi statue was damaged, which is situated in Thaliparamba area of the city. Police said that accused is mentally unstable.

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    Ace filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt pays tribute to Sridevi

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has paid tribute to late actress Sridevi, whom he misses dearly. During an episode of “India’s Next Superstars”, Bhatt inspired some of the aspiring actors by sharing a story about Sridevi while shooting with the actress for his film “Gumrah” (1993), a statement said.

  • Russian spy poisoning: Police seeking nerve agent source

    London: UK counter-terrorism officers on Thursday started investigations to uncover the origin of the nerve agent used in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in Salisbury. The police said government scientists had identified the nerve agent used, but would not make that information public at this stage.

  • Sri Lankan Police temporarily lifts curfew in Kandy district

    Colombo: The Sri Lankan Police on Thursday temporarily lifted the curfew in Kandy district, imposed following deadly communal clashes which left three dead and several injured. A police official told Xinhua news agency that with the heavy security presence in the district, tensions had eased with no major incidents reported on Wednesday night.

  • Thousands of Pakistanis detained and sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia: Report

    Islamabad: Thousands of Pakistanis imprisoned in Saudi Arabia and dozens sentenced to death in the ultra-conservative kingdom have been denied their legal rights to a defence, a report in Islamabad has warned. Saudi Arabia executes more Pakistanis than any other foreign nationality annually, nearly all for heroin smuggling, according to the study by Justice Project Pakistan and Human Rights Watch (HRW).

  • Sridevi’s uncle Venugopal Reddy answers it all; from cosmetic surgery, relationship with Arjun Kapoor to financial debts

    Bollywood actress Sridevi passed away few days ago but her death has left many unanswered questions. And now Sridevi’s uncle Venugopal Reddy has finally broken his silence and spoken about the unknown facts, Sridevi’s life, relationship with Arjun Kapoor, Boney Kapoor, her cosmetic surgeries, wealth and property and also her sister.

  • Mumbai: Maersk Line’s container ship burning since 36 hours, rescued Thai sailor critical

    Mumbai: A container ship off the Agatti island in the Arabian Sea continued to burn after more than 36 hours on Thursday, even as the condition of a rescued Thai sailor is reported to be “critical”, an official said here. The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has deployed a high-speed interceptor boat from Vizhinjam Port to pick up and rush the Thai crewman to a hospital on Thursday.

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    ‘Baywatch’ actress Pamela Anderson blames Tommy Lee for not being ‘better father’

    Los Angeles: Actress Pamela Anderson has blamed rocker Tommy Lee over their son Brandon’s physical altercation with his father. The actress is reportedly a “nervous wreck and furious over her family fighting”.  “It breaks her heart to see Brandon and Tommy not getting along and she blames him for not being a better dad,” a source told “(Tommy) is supposed to be the older, wiser, more mature parent in the situation