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    ‘There’s more value for performance today’, says Rasika Dugal

    Theatre, television, web series and films — Rasika Dugal is doing it all. The actress, who plays a pivotal role in the much-awaited “Manto”, says avenues for nuanced performers have opened up in showbiz as the industry’s landscape has changed.

  • Have learnt from my failures, not successes: Ranbir Kapoor

    He may be one of the most promising young stars of Bollywood, but Ranbir Kapoor says his failures have taught him more than his successes. Ranbir, whose last release “Jagga Jasoos” did not do well at the box office, engaged in an interactive session with his fans ahead of the release of his film “Sanju”.

  • Shirtless picture of Ranveer Singh goes viral but Deepika’s comment on it grabs all the attention; read to know more

    Alleged lovebirds of Bollywood Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have never accepted their love for each other on any public platform, but their fans know that they are deeply in love and soon they are going to tie the knot. But now Deepika has confirmed that she is in love with Padmavat actor. Recently, Ranveer Singh posted an image of his toned and chiselled body on Instagram, and it went viral no

  • FIFA World Cup 2018 Match 14: Tunisia vs England LIVE Blog

    England is set to play against Tunisia in the first match of group G in the FIFA World Cup 2018. The match will be played at Volgograd Arena football stadium in Volgograd city in Russia. England, who won the World Cup title once in 1966, last registered victory in World Cup tournaments by 1-0 in 2010 in the match against Slovenia.

  • Bitcoin extortion case: Court declares ex-BJP MLA Nalin Kotadiya an absconder

    Ahmedabad: A sessions court here today declared former BJP MLA Nalin Kotadiya an absconder in the multi-crore bitcoin extortion case being probed by the state Criminal Investigation Department (CID-Crime). Additional sessions judge P G Tamakuwala declared Kotadiya a “proclaimed offender” (absconder) under section 82 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC ) in response to an application by the CID, and asked him to appear before the court within 30 days.

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    93% land acquired for Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway: Devendra Fadnavis

    Mumbai: Maharashtra has completed 93 per cent of land acquisition for the 700-km Mumbai- Nagpur Expressway, according to chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. “In less than 12 months, the state has acquired 93 per cent of the land needed to build the Mumbai-Nagpur 700-km super communication highway with 24 nodes or interchanges that will be developed as smart cities along its path,” American brokerage Morgan Stanley said in a note quoting the chief minister as

  • FIFA World Cup 2018 Match 13: Belgium vs Panama LIVE Blog

    Belgium will take on ‘first-timers’ Panama in FIFA World Cup’s match number 13. The game will be played between the two sides who have contrasting styles. This is a debut game for Panama and they will play with no intentions of giving Belgium an easy win. Hernan Dario Gomez will lead the Panama side to their debut World Cup match. Panama caused a sensation by qualifying for Russia from the CONCACAF zone at the

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    Saradha scam: ED summons P Chidambaram’s wife

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday issued fresh summons to Nalini Chidambaram, wife of former finance minister P Chidambaram, in connection with the Saradha Ponzi scam. Nalini was earlier summoned by the ED on April 30.

  • GST leads to formalisation of economy, widening of tax base: Finance Ministry

    New Delhi: The Finance Ministry today said it would be increasingly difficult for businesses to remain outside the tax net as GST is leading to formalisation of the economy. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) was introduced from July 1 last year to subsume plethora of indirect taxes like excise and sales tax.

  • Ratnakar Shetty seeks to know about progress on Mumbai Cricket Association draft constitution

    Mumbai: Veteran cricket administrator Ratnakar Shetty has written to the Committee of Administrators (CoA) of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), seeking to know the progress on the draft constitution. In an email to the CoA, Shetty, who has held various positions in the MCA and also in the BCCI, wrote, “Just wanted to know if there is any progress on the draft Constitution of the MCA following the informal meeting of the members.”

  • Mumbai: Bombay HC tells govt to study reasons behind crime against children, juveniles in conflict with law

    Mumbai: Lamenting the rampant incidents of crime against children, the Bombay High Court today directed the Maharashtra government to probe the reasons behind such crimes and why juveniles were increasingly taking to criminal activities. A bench of Justices Naresh Patil and G S Kulkarni said the state must take preventive steps to minimise incidents involving juveniles as well as the crime against children.

  • Bullet train extremely essential for country: Railway Board chief Ashwani Lohani

    Mumbai: Calling the bullet train “extremely essential” for India, Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani today said that the public transporter looked at it as a project that would unleash technology-driven transportation in the country. The National High Speed Rail Corporation, a special purpose vehicle of the Railways and the state governments of Maharashtra and Gujarat, is implementing the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train corridor with technical and financial assistance from Japan.

  • Yashwant Sinha acquitted in 2008 case

    Ranchi: A court here on Monday acquitted former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha and three BJP leaders in a 2008 case of violating prohibitory orders.