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  • 11-foot alligator takes a night dip in swimming pool in Florida, watch video

    Florida which is well known for its alligator’s problem, on Friday encountered another same problem. On Friday, a couple from Florida found an unusual guest chilling in their backyard swimming pool. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call at late in the night, from a family Nokomis, Florida about alligator enjoying in their swimming pool. The alligator entered the swimming pool by breaking through a screen in porch.

  • Will Narendra Modi’s arrogance and hubris cost BJP 2019 elections?

    May 26, 2014: A tea seller by the name of Narendra Damodardas Modi takes oath as India’s 14th Prime Minister and vows to change India forever. And now on April 2, 2018, India is going through a delicate phase and most of the promises have not been met or remain unfulfilled. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led NDA government has been charged with no-confidence motion by none other than its former ally i.e.

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    Two held for firing during procession

    Thane: Police have arrested two persons in connection with a firing incident during a procession taken out on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti over the weekend, an official said today. The incident, during which one round was fired in the air from a gun, took place in the intervening night of March 31 and April 1, senior inspector N D Patil of the Kolsewadi police station said.

  • ICICI Bank shares drop by 6 percent amid Videocon loan controversy

    The ICICI Bank is currently surrounded by Videocon group loan controversy and it has now affected it stocks too. The shares of ICICI Bank Ltd went down by 6 percent on Monday, this comes after the CBI initiated a preliminary enquiry to probe if any wrongdoing was during lending money.

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    Rahul Gandhi slams RSS/BJP for plight of Dalits 

    New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today slammed the RSS and the BJP for the plight of Dalits and said he saluted “brothers and sisters” from the community who have hit the streets to demand protection of their rights from the Modi government.

  • This Day, That Year: April 2, 2011! When MS Dhoni ‘lofted’ India to the World Cup

    India is a cricket-mad nation and everyone wants a piece of this beautiful game. Indian cricket has come of age in the last 25-30 years, but when India lifted the World Cup in 1983 everything changed and that exact moment of triumph happened on April 2, 2011. Indian team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni made 1.25 billion Indians emotional and proved that there is no substitute for hard work and dreams do

  • Lok Sabha adjourns again as AIADMK MPs protest on Cauvery issue

    New Delhi: The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were washed out for the 18th consecutive working day today due to vociferous protests by AIADMK members seeking early constitution of the Cauvery water management board. The ruckus saw the adjournment of the proceedings for the first time within four minutes after it assembled and then for the day at noon after the listed papers were laid.

  • Hollywood mourns the loss of legendary producer Steven Bochco

    Washington DC: Hollywood is mourning the death of Steven Bochco, the prolific showrunner of American sitcoms. The 10-time Primetime Emmy Award winner, who died on Sunday after a long battle with a rare form of cancer, created several hit television shows including ‘Hill Street Blues’, ‘NYPD Blue’, ‘L.A. Law’, ‘Doogie Howser, M.D.’, ‘Commander in Chief’, ‘Raising the Bar’ among others.

  • Soon, Mumbai Police to verify passports in seven days

    Soon, Mumbai and Pune police will verify passports in seven days. Dnyaneshwar Muley, the secretary of the Ministry of External Affairs announced this in an event organised by the Vidisha Vichar Manch in Pune.

  • Producer-writer Steven Bochco dies at 74

    Washington DC: Veteran TV producer-writer, Steven Bochco, has died at the age of 74. The news about the creator of classics such as ‘Hill Street Blues’ and ‘NYPD Blue’ was broken by a family member in a statement to the Associated Press agency. According to the statement, Bochco died peacefully at 10.20 am on Sunday morning, i.e. April 01. Bochco had been battling a rare form of cancer for several years. He

  • Dwayne Johnson opens up about secret struggle with depression 

    London: Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson has opened up about his secret struggle with depression as he revealed he had his first brush with the condition when he was a teenager. “Struggle and pain is real. I was devastated and depressed. I reached a point where I didn’t want to do a thing or go anywhere.

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    Haryana: Class 11 girl student commits suicides over exam marks

    Jind : A girl student in Jind district of Haryana on Sunday committed suicide over not being able to score good marks in exams, police said on Monday. The Class 11 student from Siwah village shot herself with her father’s revolver because she was not able to top her class exams, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Sunil Kumar said.

  • Videocon-ICICI loan case: ICICI Bank’s board to meet today 

    New Delhi: Private sector lender ICICI Bank said its board will meet today to review insolvency cases before National Company Law Tribunal, and other routine matters. This is the first time ICICI Bank’s board will meet after the controversy over alleged conflict of interest involving its CEO Chanda Kochhar and Videocon group broke out.