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    IPL: 13 held for involvement in betting

    New Delhi: Thirteen persons were arrested for involvement in betting on an Indian Premier League match and Rs 44,000 seized from them, police said on Wednesday.

  • Iran rejects Donald Trump-Emmanuel Macron nuclear proposals

    Tehran: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday accused the US and its European allies of violating their commitments with regards to a nuclear deal that Tehran signed with world powers in 2015.

  • Nirbhay Wadhwa’s pet love!

    Actor Nirbhay Wadhwa, who was last seen in Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman, has great fondness for animals. Right from his childhood in the Pink city Jaipur, Nirbhay has been inclined towards street dogs and animals who have been suffering. Nirbhay says, “I have always been passionate about animals. Whether it was a street dog or a domestic animal like cow and buffalo, I was always attracted towards them. I used to be very

  • Playing Manmohan Singh was difficult for Anupam Kher

    Industry veteran Anupam Kher, whose career has spanned over three decades and over 500 films, says playing the role of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been the most difficult one in his career.

  • It’s just a bend, not the end: Ranbir Kapoor on career choices

    Ranbir Kapoor, who has showcased his versatility in a variety of roles but whose recent films have not fared well at the box office, says he keeps reminding himself that it is just a bend and not the end. In a past interview, Chopra had commented that “Ranbir is an incredible actor with stupid script choices”.

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    ‘Modi’s troll army’ brings down India’s rank in World Press Freedom Index

    New Delhi: India dropped down to 138th rank, two points below the previous year, in the 2018 World Press Freedom Index released by global watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Wednesday. The report blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “troll army” for sharing and amplifying hate speeches targeting journalists on social networks. “In India (down from 136 ranking in 2017), hate speech targeting journalists is shared and amplified on social networks, often by

  • Afghanistan not to play India in Tests as per Future Tours Programme

    Kolkata: Afghanistan is set to make its Test debut against India in June this year, but after the historic one-off match the two teams will not face each other in the longer format as per the new proposed Future Tours Programme (FTP) set for 2019-2022. Having earned its Test status alongside Ireland in June last year, Afghanistan is set to take on India in its historic debut in Bengaluru from June 14. Even

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    MP: Man rapes three-year-old girl of his neighbour, held

    Chhatarpur: A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped in her house by her 20-year-old neighbour last night in Rajnagar town of Chhatarpur district in Madhya Pradesh, police said today.

  • Akshay Kumar’s movie ‘Gold’ will hit theatres on Independence Day, no change in release date

    Nowadays, a film’s release date has become an extremely important element that can decide the project’s fate at the box office. Of late, Akshay Kumar’s next, Gold, has been in the news vis-à-vis the supposed postponement of its release date. It was reported that the sports film wouldn’t hit screens on its original date of August 15 this year, and that its release has been pushed on Akshay’s request.

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    Kathua gangrape-murder case: 2 accused move Supreme Court for CBI probe

    New Delhi: Two prime accused in the sensational Kathua gangrape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl today moved the Supreme Court opposing the plea of the victim’s father seeking transfer of trial outside the state, preferably to Chandigarh.

  • BJP president Amit Shah meets RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur

    Nagpur: BJP president Amit Shah today visited the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) headquarters here to meet Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat and other senior functionaries. Shah arrived at the RSS headquarters in the city’s Mahal area around 12.20 pm and left at 4.40 pm.

  • Indonesia oil well explosion kills 18, injures dozens

    Banda Aceh (Indonesia): The death toll from a blaze at an illegal Indonesian oil well today has jumped to 18 with dozens injured, authorities said, warning there could be yet more victims.

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    Bombay High Court seeks EOW’s report on steps to secure Osho Rajneesh’s will

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directed the Pune police’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW) to file a progress report on steps taken by it to secure late spiritual guru Osho Rajneesh’s will and some related documents from Spain. A bench of Justices R M Savant and Sarang Kotwal directed the EOW to file the report by June 29 this year.

  • Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhasker avoid commenting on Saroj Khan’s casting couch remarks

    Mumbai: Actors Sonam Kapoor and Swara Bhasker today refrained from commenting on veteran choreographer Saroj Khan’s remark on casting couch in Bollywood.  Khan had defended the casting couch culture, saying the Indian film industry “at least” provided jobs and did not abandon women after raping them.

  • Puducherry: Man held for sexually assaulting 11-year-old in Karaikal

    Karaikal(Puducherry): An 11-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by her neighbour while playing near his house, in the district, police said today. Forty-year-old Arumugam of Karukalachery village was arrested today, a day after the crime, they said.