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  • Veteran Gujarati writer, humourist Vinod Bhatt dies

    Ahmedabad, May 23  Eminent Gujarati writer and humourist Vinod Bhatt died at his residence here today following a prolonged illness, his family members said today. He was 80. Bhatt was bed-ridden for a long time due to kidney failure, his family members told reporters. As per his last wish, his body will be donated for medical research, they said. The veteran writer was best known for his humour columns in Gujarati newspapers,

  • Aurangabad riots: CM Devendra Fadnavis assures strict action against culprits

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said strict action will be taken against the guilty in the Aurangabad riots and that an Additional Director General (ADG)-level rank officer will probe the incident.A delegation of legislators from the Congress, the Samajwadi Party and the MIM met Fadnavis last night to hand over the “proofs” of the alleged involvement of Shiv Sena workers and police personnel in the Aurangabad riots.

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    Anti-Sterlite protest: ‘Tamils are being killed for objecting to RSS ideology’, says Rahul Gandhi

    Chennai: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today claimed that Tamils are being killed as they refused to “bow” to the ideology of the RSS. In an apparent reference to the anti-copper plant violence at Tuticorin yesterday in which 10 people were killed in police firing, Gandhi said he was with the Tamil people. Violence continued for the second day today and a man was killed in police firing.

  • Camila Cabello hospitalised, pulls out of Taylor Swift’s Reputation tour

    Los Angeles, Camila Cabello has been hospitalised. She cancelled her show in Seattle at Taylor Swift’s Reputation Tour on the doctor’s advice. The 21-year-old singer was diagnosed with dehydration and a fever following her performance at 2018 Billboard Music Awards.

  • Pak teenager killed at Texas school laid to rest in Karachi

    Karachi, May 23 (PTI) The body of a 17-year-old female Pakistani exchange student killed in the latest mass shooting incident in the US was today laid to rest. Sabika Sheikh was among 10 students and staff who were killed on Friday at Santa Fe High School in Taxes. The alleged shooter is 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who is being held on capital murder charges. She was today laid to rest at the Azimpura

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    UAE Entrepreneurs to sponsor education of Kerala nurse’s kids

    Abu Dhabi : Two Abu Dhabi-based entrepreneurs have pledged to support the two children of a Kerala nurse who died after attending to Nipah virus patients in the Indian state.A mother of two, 28-year-old Lini Puthussery from Kozhikkode was cremated on Monday even before her family members could bid a final goodbye because of fears that the virus could spread.

  • Man breaks Ramadan fast to save thalassemic child

    Patna: A Muslim in Bihar chose humanity over religious customs, broke his Ramadan fast to donate blood to an eight-year-old Hindu thalassemic boy and saved his life. Jawed Alam on Tuesday donated blood to Rajesh Kumar in Gopalganj district, a district health official said.

  • Fuel price hike may lead to increase in air fares: Experts

    Mumbai: The nearly 30 per cent increase in aviation turbine fuel (ATF) over the last one year could compel domestic airlines to go for a upward fare revision to offset the increased cost of operations, according to experts.

  • Former High Court judge to probe TN violence

    Chennai, May 23 The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday ordered a probe by former Madras High Court judge Aruna Jagadeesan into the violence that killed 10 people in Thoothukudi during protests against the Sterlite Copper Smelting plant. Chief Minister K. Palaniswami announced the probe after reviewing the situation in the town, according to an official statement. No time frame was set for the probe commission to submit its report.

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    Canine Attack: Eight-year-old injured by pack of dogs in Sitapur 

    Sitapur (UP): In continuing incidents of stray dog attacks in Sitapur district, an eight-year-old boy was mauled by a pack of feral canines in the Pipri Kalan village this morning. The boy, Luvkush, was picking mangoes when he was attacked by a pack of dogs, police said.

  • On This Day in History: May 23, 1984 – Bachendri Pal became first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest

    On this day, May 23, 1984, Bachendri Pal successfully climbed Mount Everest and became the first Indian woman and fifth in the world to achieve this feat. Bachendri Pal was born on May 24, 1954 in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. She developed an interest in mountaineering at the age of 12, when she scaled a 13,123 feet high peak during a school picnic.

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    Bigg Boss 9 contestant Mandana Karimi joins Rohit Shetty’s Khatron Ke Khiladi

    Mandana Karimi, of late, was in a lot of news owing to the turbulence in her married life. But now it seems that all of that have been matters of the past, as the actress is all set to resume work. Besides films, reality shows have always intrigued her! So this time around, she has decided to try something new with Khatron Ke Khiladi that will be

  • IAF chopper crash-lands in JK, all 4 onboard safe

    Jammu: An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter with four people onboard, including two crew members, today crash-landed at a helipad in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said.

  • Hrithik Roshan is a die hard FAN of Indo-American singer Vidya Vox

    While there are millions who would run at the opportunity of meeting Hrithik Roshan, the superstar it seems was thrilled to have someone he is a fan of! If you are guessing who would be that lucky one – Let us tell you it is none other than the YouTube sensation Vidya Vox.