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    Kaala Ban: Congress-JDS a secular alliance in Karnataka is a farce

    So, Rajinikanth’s ‘Kaala’ is banned in Karnataka. Karnataka Film Chambers of Commerce (KFCC) has decided to ban the movie and banning movies is not an alien concept for the audience. It was not a long time ago that the state of Rajasthan and other north Indian states decided to ban ‘Padmaavat’ because of religious issue. The makers of Padmaavat had back then approached the Supreme Court and in spite of Supreme Court

  • Former President Pranab Mukherjee reaches Nagpur to attend RSS event tomorrow

    Nagpur: Former President Pranab Mukherjee arrived here today to attend tomorrow an RSS event which has generated a lot of interest and controversy over the last few days. Mukherjee, who had been in the Congress for most of his political career and had been slamming the RSS, will attend the valedictory function of the ‘Sangh Shiksha Varg’ here, the headquarters of the Sangh fountainhead.

  • Union Cabinet okays revised wages for Gramin Dak Sevaks

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the revision in wage structure and allowances of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS), effecting manifold hike in the remuneration of around 3.07 lakh Dak Sevaks. The government has also introduced the risk and hardship allowance for the Dak Sevaks for the first time.

  • Women and Child Department to give specially-designed rape investigation kits to police, hospitals

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Women and Children Development (WCD) will be distributing specially-designed kits to all police stations and hospitals to carry out immediate medical investigation into sexual assault cases, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi said today. The rape investigation kits are being procured by state governments with financial support under the Nirbhaya Fund, she said.

  • Simmba: Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan kick start shooting with this funny video, watch

    Earlier in the day, we had reported that Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan, Rohit Shetty, Karan Johar and the rest of the team flew to Hyderabad to start shooting for ‘Simmba’. The film kicked off its first schedule at the much famous Ramoji Film City studio in the Andhra capital. Here’s the first glimpse of the director, producer, the Gen Y superstar-actor and the newbie actress, with

  • Yuvraj Singh: Kids always need a little bit of magic

    Mumba: Cricketer Yuvraj Singh, a cancer survivor, added a “little bit of magic” to the life of a few children who are battling with cancer. Nickelodeon hosted a special screening of their new show “Rudra – Boom Chik Chik Boom” for the children of Singh’s YouWeCan Foundation here on Wednesday.

  • Sampark for Samarthan: Amit Shah’s meeting with Lata Mangeshkar cancelled after singer takes ill

    Mumbai: BJP President Amit Shah’s scheduled meeting today with melody queen Lata Mangeshkar as part of the party’s “contact for support” campaign was cancelled as she was down with food poisoning. Mangeshkar tweeted in Hindi that she had spoken to Shah over telephone and expressed her inability to meet him since she had suffered food poisoning. She also requested that they can meet during his next visit to Mumbai.

  • UP Cabinet will discuss Patanjali food park issue: Satish Mahana

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh’s Minister of Industrial Development Satish Mahana on Wednesday said the future of the Patanjali Food Park project would be discussed in a meeting of the state cabinet, and added that as of now there was no need for the firm to sign a new MoU.

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    Rajasthan: Man arrested for raping 13-yr-old daughter for six months

    Kota: A 13-year-old girl was repeatedly allegedly raped by her father for six months, following which he was arrested from Rajasthan’s Jhalawar district on Monday night, police said today. The 43-year-old man, a labourer, was arrested from the district’s Manhorethana area. He repeatedly raped his daughter for about six months at his house, Station House Officer (SHO), Kaithun, Pushpendra Singh, said.

  • Rukhsar Rehman juggling between films, TV shows

    Rukhsar Rehman is excited to star in a TV show as well as feature in movies “Uri” and a Rishi Kapoor-starrer. “I am very passionate about what I do and getting to do such good movies and TV shows gives me a great rush. I am really excited about my show, ‘Mariam Khan — Reporting Live’ and also excited about my movies,” Rukhsar said.

  • Ricky Ponting joins Australia’s support staff for England tour

    Melbourne: Former captain Ricky Ponting will join the Australia cricket team coaching staff, headed by Justin Langer, in England where the visitors will play five One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and a single Twenty20 International (T20I) against the hosts over the next few weeks.

  • West Indies vs Sri Lanka 1st Test: LIVE Cricket Score, Match commentary, updates

    West Indies and Sri Lanka will contest a Test series in the Caribbean Island for the first time in 10 years and only 4th time in 36 years. The two teams will lock horns against each other at the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad. Sri Lanka last tour of West Indies was 10 years ago under captain Mahela Jayawardene. While Lankans arrive on this trip in terrific form, in which their only

  • Crocodile kills Ethiopian pastor during baptism ceremony in Lake Abaya

    A Protestant pastor has been killed by a crocodile during a baptism ceremony in an Ethiopian lake, according to BBC report. Eighty people were gathered at Lake Abaya while Docho Eshetem, the Protestant clergyman, conducted a mass baptism in the shallow water.