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  • Railway passengers can now check MRP of food using ‘Menu on Rail’ app

    New Delhi: Worried about overcharging by railway caterers? Passengers can now check the maximum retail price (MRP) of food items on IRCTC’s newly-launched “Menu on Rail” application and be sure that they are not taken for a ride.  The application was today launched by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal as the Modi government completes four years in office.

  • Former PM Nawaz Sharif accuses Pakistan Supreme Court chief justice of oppression, injustice

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif today accused the country chief justice of rushing through the hearings in the three corruption cases filed against him, terming it an “extremely unfortunate” example of “oppression and injustice”. The Supreme Court had disqualified Sharif, 68, last year, forcing the three-time prime minister to resign. Sharif has dismissed as politically motivated the corruption charges linked to the Panama Papers case.

  • PM Modi visits Atal Bihari Vajpayee in AIIMS

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday evening visited All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), to meet former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

  • Lowest point of politics: BJP on opposition’s response to threat to PM Modi

    New Delhi: The BJP today slammed opposition parties for claiming that an alleged Maoist plan to assassinate of Prime Minister Narendra Modi could be a publicity ploy and said it was the “lowest point of insensitivity and politics”. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters that everybody should have condemned such an attempt in one voice following the recovery of a letter that talks of assassinating the prime minister, more so as India has lost

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    UPA government responsible for NPAs: BJP

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday held the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) fully responsible for Non-Performing Assets (NPAs). Hitting out at senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram for raising questions on growth rate during the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, Union Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar said, “Chidambaram talked about inflation but the fact is during the Congress’s regime the inflation was inflation. NPA

  • Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari hits out at AAP over statehood demand

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari today hit out at the AAP government’s full statehood demand, saying the “rhetoric” was an effort to divert public attention from its “poor governance” and water crisis faced by the people. Although he admitted that the local government needed “a little more power”, the BJP leader said the present federal structure was flexible enough to cater to the developmental needs of the city.

  • Would love to do my father’s biopic: Varun Dhawan

    Mumbai: It is the season of biopics in Bollywood but on actor Varun Dhawan’s wishlist is only one man, his filmmaker father David Dhawan. The actor said he is scared of doing biopics but if he had to do one, he would like to chronicle the life of his father on the big screen. David, real name Rajinder Dhawan, is a graduate from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)Film and Television

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    Devise scheme to attract doctors to practice in rural areas: Bombay HC to Maharashtra government

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today emphasized the need for Maharashtra government to devise a scheme to attract doctors to practice in rural and tribal areas of the state. A division bench of Justices N H Patil and G S Kulkarni was hearing a bunch of petitions raising the issue of malnutrition among children living in the tribal belt of the state and the lack of medical facilities in these areas.

  • Randeep Rai rewinds to 1990s with video games

    Randeep Rai, who essays the role of Sameer in the 1990s’ set show “Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai”, is reliving his childhood memories with his friends on the set by playing video games.

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    I missed out on transition in film industry: Bobby Deol

    Bobby Deol made his presence felt in Bollywood with films like “Barsaat”, “Soldier”, “Ajnabee” and “Humraaz”, but he has been through a tough time in his career. The actor says corporatisation led to a transition, which he missed out on in the industry.

  • Assistant dancer to lead actor: Daisy Shah overwhelmed by Bollywood

    Daisy Shah says that having started as a humble assistant dancer, she feels overwhelmed to be one of the leading ladies of a commercially successful franchise like “Race 3”. Daisy said, “When I look at the film’s poster, I feel so surreal thinking about my journey. I was one of the assistant dancers of ‘Race’ 10 years ago, and now I am one of the lead actors of ‘Race 3’, where I

  • Vishwaroopam 2: Trailer of Kamal Hassan’s film is loaded with power pack action scenes

    Kamal Hassan’ much awaited film Vishwaroopam 2 trailer is released and it is worth the wait, as it has plenty of amazing stunt scenes. The film is a sequel to Kamal Haasan’s 2013 film Vishwaroopam and Haasan and Rahul Bose reprise their roles of RAW agent Wisam and Al-Quada terrorist Omar Qureshi, respectively. The film follows the event after the first part, at the end of which Omar Qureshi escapes the clutches of

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    PM Modi’s security to be tightened: MHA

    New Delhi: The security of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be strengthened in the wake of reports of an assassination plot against him by the Maoists, the Home Ministry said today.

  • RBI Governor Urjit Patel likely to appear before par panel tomorrow

    New Delhi: RBI governor Urjit Patel is likely to face tough questions from a parliamentary panel tomorrow on a range of issues including the amount of cash returned post demonetisation, the PNB fraud and the mounting bad loans of banks.

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    Nitin Gadkari reviews progress of road and highway projects

    Panaji: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari today reviewed the progress of the ongoing projects of his department in the country. He chaired a review meeting of the ongoing projects of the Ministry of Road Transport and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). The NHAI functions under the ministry. The meeting will continue tomorrow also.