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  • Art takes inspiration, makes a statement: Nimrat Kaur

    Nimrat Kaur says art — be it the performing arts or the design industry — always takes inspiration from real life, to make a statement. “Art always needs an inspiration — whether it’s the society or political system we are living in today, or just the way life is around us. Art takes a lot of inspiration around us, and makes a statement by observing from life — be it performing arts

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    Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

    Srinagar: Veteran journalist and Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari and his PSO were shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside the newspaper’s office in the heart of this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, police officials said today. Bukhari, who was in his 50s, was leaving his office in Press Enclave in the city centre Lal Chowk for an iftar party when he was shot, officials said.

  • When Sanju claimed he slept with ‘350 women’, this is how Dia Mirza reacted who is playing Maanayata in the film

    Rajukumar Hirani’s films are made for masses, and all his movies have some sort of message in it, and now he is gearing up for his next release with Ranbir Kapoor which is ‘Sanju’. The film is a biopic, based on one of the most controversial stars of Bollywood ‘Sanjay Dutt’. As soon as the trailer was released it gained millions of views on Youtube and people also appreciated Ranbir Kapoor acting

  • Eid ul-Fitr 2018: Significance, moon sighting and all you need to know

    Eid ul-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims around the world.  The day marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy dawn-to-dusk fasting month of Ramadan. It is believed that Prophet Muhammad received the first revelation of Holy Quran during this month. The day of the festivity falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal. Every year the date of the festival varies based on the sighting of

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    Gujarat tops Niti Aayog’s Water Management Index

    New Delhi: Gujarat has emerged as the best state on Niti Aayog’s composite water management index (CWMI) in the country followed by Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra. In northeastern and Himalayan states, Tripura has been adjudged as the top state in 2016-17 followed by Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Assam.

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    Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged for second consecutive day

    New Delhi: After declining for a fortnight, petrol and diesel prices have hit a pause button with rates remaining unchanged for the second consecutive day today. Petrol and diesel price were last revised on June 12 when they were cut by 15 paise and 10 paise a litre, respectively. Rates have remained unchanged since then, according to a review of price notifications issued by state fuel retailers.

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    6 arrested for printing fake notes in Maharashtra’s Satara

    Mumbai: Six persons were arrested for allegedly printing currency notes of Rs 2000 and Rs 500 denominations using colour photocopiers in western Maharashtra’s Satara, over 250 kilometres from here, police said today.

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    Take up mining, law and order issues on priority: Shiv Sena to Goa CM

    Panaji: The Shiv Sena in Goa today urged Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to take up the issues of mining crisis and the “deteriorating” law and order situation in the state on priority after his return from the US. Parrikar, 62, is scheduled to return to Goa tonight after his three-month-long stay in the US, where he has gone to undergo treatment for his pancreatic ailment.

  • India vs Afghanistan: BCCI proud to host Afghan’s maident Test

    Mumbai: History was created in Bengaluru when India hosted Afghanistan in their first-ever Test at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Thursday. Pulling out all stops to make this historic event a memorable affair, the BCCI hosted dignitaries from the Government of India and Afghanistan.

  • Why hasn’t L-G met CM, asks AAP on fourth day of sit-in

    New Delhi: As Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his three ministers continued their sit-in at the L-G office since Monday, the AAP today attacked Lt Governor Anil Baijal, wondering whether he did not have even “four minutes” to meet them in the last four days.

  • FIFA World Cup to boost premium TV sales by 10-15%: Samsung

    Mumbai: Consumer electronics major Samsung India expects the sales of premium televisions in the country to increase by 10-15 per cent during the football world cup, which kicks off from today. “With Fifa World Cup coming into play, the market should see 10-15 per cent growth in premium TV sales. We will be hopefully more than that,” said Piyush Kunnapallil, general manager-consumer electronic business, Samsung India.

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    Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis meets Bloomberg CEO in New York

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis met Bloomberg CEO Mike Bloomberg in New York and discussed expansion of the road safety initiative supported by the US-based company for which an MoU was signed in Mumbai in February 2015.