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    Vijay Mallya resigns as Force India Formula One director, seeks appeal in assets case

    London: Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya has resigned as director of his Formula One motorsport company Force India as his legal team filed an application to seek an appeal against a 1.145-billion-pound UK high court ruling on freezing of his assets. The 62-year-old Mallya, who is fighting extradition to India on fraud and money laundering charges worth an estimated Rs 9,000 crore, resigned as director of Sahara Force India Formula One Team

  • Telangana government, NASSCOM ink pact for cyber security centre

    Hyderabad: Telangana government today announced its partnership with Data Security Council of India (DSCI), an initiative of Nasscom, to set up a cyber security centre of excellence here. A press release from the National Association of Software and Services Companies said the aim is to accelerate the momentum of cyber security and make the state one of the leading cyber security hubs in the country over the next five years.

  • Record entries for Mumbai Mayor Chess tournament

    Mumbai: GM Kravtsiv Martyn of Ukraine will lead a strong field in the international open section at the 11th Mumbai Mayor’s International Chess Tournament starting here on June 3. Among the competitors will be 20 Grandmasters and four International Masters along with 50 title holders from 22 nations in the Rs 35 lakh prize money event, a media release said today.

  • Monsoon session of Maharashtra Legislature will begin at Nagpur from July 4

    Mumbai: The monsoon session of Maharashtra Legislature will begin at Nagpur from July 4. Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao gave the directives in this regard yesterday, an official said here today. This will be the fourth time that the monsoon session of the state legislature, normally held in Mumbai, will take place at Nagpur, which has been hosting the winter session.

  • Plea for declaration of disputed Area in Ayodhya as National heritage

    New Delhi: A petitioner who sought that the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri masjid site at Ayodhya be declared a national heritage was today asked by the Delhi High Court to file a representation in this regard before the Centre. A bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar did not issue notice on the PIL and instead asked petitioner advocate Anu Mehta to make a representation before the Union

  • Mumbai: Fire breaks out in Income Tax office; no casualties reported

    Mumbai: A fire broke out in the Income Tax office in South Mumbai today, but no casualties were reported, a Fire Brigade official said. The blaze started on the third floor of the I-T office located in multi-storeyed Scindia House and efforts are on to douse it, he said.

  • Karnataka cabinet expansion: Rahul speaks to Deve Gowda

    Bengaluru: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today spoke to JD(S) supremo and former prime minister H D Deve Gowda over phone, even as the two parties continued to grapple with the ticklish issue of ministry formation in Karnataka. “Everything has been finalised — ministry formation, portfolio allocation and common minimum programme. Rahul ji spoke to Deve Gowda ji,” JD(S) secretary general Danish Ali told PTI.

  • Kerala High Court allows Muslim teenage couple to stay together

    Kochi: In a landmark verdict, the Kerala High Court today declined to separate a 18-year-old boy and 19-year-old girl who were in a live-in relationship, saying it cannot close its eyes to the fact that such relationships have become rampant in society. A division bench of justices V Chitambaresh and K P Jyothindranath pronounced the judgment while dismissing a habeas corpus petition filed by the girl’s father.

  • “I am open for reality shows, but not all of them”, says Rohan Gandotra

    Rohan Gandotra is open to do reality TV shows, but is not willing to enter the Bigg Boss house. “I am open for reality shows, but not all of them. I would love to do ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ if offered. I won’t do ‘Bigg Boss’ because I don’t think I would get TRPs for the show as I am a calm person and I stay away from negativity,” Rohan said. The actor

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    Race 3 song ‘Allah Duhai Hai’: Salman Khan’s Allah Duhai Hai starts off with the iconic tune

    The much-awaited song of Salman Khan-starrer ‘Race 3‘, ‘Allah Duhai Hai’ is out. The song is labelled as the theme track of the action thriller. Just like the previous two versions of the song, this too has the entire cast of the movie including Salman Khan, Jacqueline, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Daisy Shah and Saqib Saleem and it starts off with the iconic tune.

  • BJP expresses displeasure over UP Dy CM Dinesh Sharma’s remarks on Sita

    New Delhi: The BJP today expressed displeasure over Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma’s comments that goddess Sita’s birth was evidence of a test tube baby “project” during the Ramayana and asked him to exercise restraint in his speeches.

  • TV going through fantasy phase, feels Harshad Arora

    From “Naagin” to “Maharakshak: Aryan” to “Mayavi Maling”, actor Harshad Arora says there is a fantasy wave on the Indian small screen currently. “We are trying to get new shows apart from kitchen politics and saas bahu dramas. Especially the present phase is fantasy-oriented phase. There are lot of fantasy shows and historical dramas coming up. Audience like it and that is why they are making it,” Harshad said.

  • 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Ahmed Lambu arrested by Gujarat ATS

    Ahmedabad: An alleged key conspirator of the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts has been arrested by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS), an official said here today. Acting on a tip-off, Ahmed Shaikh (52), also known as Ahmed Lambu, was last evening arrested by an ATS team near Valsad coast in south Gujarat, the official said.

  • Haryana: Muslims offering Namaz thrashed at Karnal mosque

    Karnal: A group of man allegedly thrashed some people, who were offering Namaz at a mosque in Haryana’s Karnal on Thursday night. The victims alleged that a group of 20-25 people walked in, vandalized the mosque, broke speakers and thrashed those offering Namaz.