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  • Indian badminton team is not dependent on one or two players now, says coach Gopichand

    Hyderabad: Chief national coach P Gopichand today hailed the depth Indian badminton has achieved over the years, saying the team is no more dependent on one or two players. The Indian team won a historic team gold at the just-concluded Commonwealth Games in Australia apart from winning five other medals.

  • NCP corporator dies of heart attack in judicial custody

    Mumbai: A corporator of the NCP, arrested for allegedly vandalising the office of Ahmednagar SP, died due to a heart attack at Pune’s Sassoon Hospital while he was under judicial custody, an official said today.

  • Security stepped up for judge who quit after Mecca Masjid blast verdict

    Hyderabad: The security of the special judge for NIA cases, who acquitted five persons including right-wing activist Swami Aseemanand in the Mecca Masjid blast case, has been enhanced, the police said today. K Ravinder Reddy, the special Judge for NIA cases and Fourth Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge, tendered his resignation yesterday citing “personal reasons”, hours after pronouncing the verdict in the 2007 case.

  • IPL 2018, MI vs RCB: Live scores, Match updates, Commentary

    The denfing champions Mumbai Indians (MI) are all set to clash with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at Wankhede. The MI doesn’t have a good start of the tournament with back-to-back three loses. There will be so much pressure against RCB. The MI batting line-up includes some big stars such as Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya and Hardik Pandya but they all are yet to live up to the expectations.

  • India, Sweden to strengthen defence and security coop

    Stockholm: India and Sweden today decided to strengthen their defence and security cooperation, and agreed on an innovation partnership for a ‘win-win” outcome as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with his Swedish counterpart. In a joint press statement after his talks with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, Modi said they focused on how Sweden can help India in its development journey.

  • Sensex rises for 9th day on normal monsoon forecast

    Mumbai: Surging for the ninth straight session, the BSE Sensex gained about 90 points to close at 34,395 today as stocks made further headway powered by normal monsoon forecast and positive trend in Europe.

  • Kathua rape, Unnao rape, lynching, crime

    12-year-old raped in Amritsar, youth booked

    Amritsar: A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped for the past several days by a youth, who used to live as a tenant in her grandmother’s house here, the police said today.

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    SC/ST Act: Three BJP states to appeal against Supreme Court ruling

    New Delhi: Following a nudge from the top party brass, three BJP-ruled states have decided to keep in abeyance implementation of the Supreme Court order on the SC/ST Act and will file review pleas against the directive, a top leader said today. While Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan had reportedly taken steps to implement the order, they have now decided to put its execution in abeyance and approach the apex court for

  • mumbai, muslims, cow, cow slaughter ban, beef ban, india's national animal, muslim organisations in mumbai

    Woman sells cow in Bihar to construct toilet

    Patna: A poverty-stricken woman in Bihar’s Gaya district sold her cow to construct a toilet at her house. Tetri Devi, in her late 60s, sold the cow which was the only source of livelihood for her family.

  • FIFA open disciplinary proceedings probe against Russia over alleged monkey chants

    Paris: FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against World Cup hosts Russia over monkey chants heard during a friendly international against France, a spokesman told AFP on Tuesday. Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele were allegedly targeted by racist chanting during the match in Saint Petersburg last month.

  • 4 yrs of NDA rule better than 48 years previous governments: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    Rampur: The Narendra Modi government has carried out more developmental works in its four years than opposition parties during their 48-year rule, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi claimed today. He exuded confidence that the NDA would win an “absolute” majority in the 2019 general elections on the back of the works it carried out.

  • WOW! Megastar Amitabh Bachchan completes 10 iconic years of blogging

    Amitabh Bachchan has been writing on blogs for years now. But, we now know that 10 years of the most read blog of India by Amitabh Bachchan have been completed today on Apr 17, 2018. The megastar began writing it on this day in 2008. Today marks 10 fantastic years of the blog that has inspired millions and created lot of excitement and news with his writing.