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  • Amitabh Bachchan wants to compete with Ranveer Singh, but he already conceded; read to know details

    Mumbai, Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is ready to compete with actor Ranveer Singh over fashion statement. On Friday he shared a heavily edited picture of himself on Instagram, sporting a purple shirt, a jarring navy blur blazer and compared the vibrant look of the image to Ranveer Singh’s famously excessive personal style. “This is the ultimate limit of excess .. ready to compete with Ranveer SINGH,” wrote Amitabh,

  • Sri Lanka Cricket president unhappy with government action against board

    Colombo: The Sri Lanka Cricket president Thilanga Sumathipala is unhappy that the government has decided to hand over the cricket board’s administration in hands of Competent Authority (CA). “I am saddened by the action of an individual, which has led to cricket being run by the government like nowhere else in the world,” Sumathipala said after his term ended yesterday without an election to appoint office bearers.

  • Bypolls 2018: Kairana win breaks RLD’s ‘zero’ spell in Parliament and legislature, infuses new life in party

    Lucknow: The RLD win in the Kairana Lok Sabha bypoll has broken the party’s ‘zero’ spell in Parliament and the state legislature, leading to workers celebrating their sole MP with the euphoric colours of Holi. The victory of Rashtriya Lok Dal’s Tabassum Hasan in the Kairana by-election yesterday is of special significance for the party banking on the legacy of former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh.

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    Kalank: Varun Dhawan gets injured after an action scene goes wrong on set

    Just a day ago, we had reported that Varun Dhawan is busy shooting for a dance sequence for Kalank. He was also supposed to shoot for action scenes too. But all of it suddenly came to a halt, when Varun injured himself. If reports are to be believed, one of the action sequences that the actor was shooting backfired.

  • Feel hungry always? Here’s the reason

    Washington D.C. : If you’ve got an appetite that won’t subside, here’s the reason. A USC study shows the brain’s plumbing system serves double duty, flushing waste and channeling a hunger molecule that tells you when you should eat. “People usually think of brain cells as communicating signals through the synapses between them,” said Emily Noble. “We are showing that the brain has another complementary way to communicate by sending these signals

  • Uganda imposes tax on use of social media to curb online gossiping

    In a bid to stop gossip, Uganda’s parliament passed a law to tax people who use social media platforms. The controversial tax law was first discussed in April after country’s President Yoweri Museveni argued that that social media encourages gossip which costs Uganda time and income.

  • Suspect remanded in Ukraine for allegedly plotting Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko’s murder

    Kiev: A Ukrainian court has remanded a businessman in custody for two months on suspicion of plotting the murder of Russian dissident journalist Arkady Babchenko. The businessman Borys Herman is alleged to have paid $15,000 to a man for killing Babchenko in Kiev, the BBC reported on Friday. He said he had no intention of killing the reporter and had co-operated with the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU).

  • Rani Rampal to lead Indian Women hockey team in Spain tour

    New Delhi: Rani will lead the 20-member Indian women’s hockey team while goalkeeper Savita will serve as her deputy in their upcoming tour to Spain, beginning June 12. The Indian team will play five matches against Spain as an exposure tour ahead of the much-important Hockey Women’s World Cup in London in July. Youngster Swati too has been called up as goalkeeper for the tournament.

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    IRCTC case: Delhi Court grants time to CBI to prosecute accused Lalu Prasad Yadav

    New Delhi:  A Delhi court on Friday granted one month time to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to procure sanction from concerned authorities to prosecute an accused in a graft case against former railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family members related to the allotment of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) hotels.

  • GST collections in May drops to Rs 94,016 crore: Finance Ministry

    New Delhi: GST collections in May declined to Rs 94,016 crore from over Rs 1.03 lakh crore in April, the Finance Ministry said today. As many as 62.47 lakh businesses filed their summary sales return GSTR-3B in the month of May.

  • Bodh Gaya serial blasts case: All 5 convicts sentenced to life imprisonment

    Patna: Five Indian Mujahideen militants, convicted by a special NIA court in the 2013 Bodh Gaya blasts case, were sentenced to life imprisonment today. Special NIA judge Manoj Kumar Sinha awarded the punishment to the five accused – Imtiyaz Ansari, Haider Ali, Mujib Ullah, Omair Siddiqui and Azharuddin Qureishi – who had been convicted on May 25.

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    Bypolls 2018: JDU blames fuel price hike for defeat in Bihar

    Patna: After the Rashtriya Janata Dal wrested the Jokihat Assembly seat from the ruling JD-U in Bihar, a senior Janata Dal-United leader blamed rising prices of petrol and diesel for the drubbing. A day after Shahnawaz Alam won the seat by over 41,000 votes, JD-U General Secretary K.C. Tyagi on Friday said: “Rising price of petrol and diesel mainly angered people that led to our defeat in Jokihat and NDA elsewhere” in