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  • IAS officers welcome Arvid Kejriwal’s appeal, open for talks

    New Delhi: IAS officers in Delhi on Monday welcomed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s appeal regarding their safety and security, saying they are open to discussions on issues of governance in the national capital. The IAS AGMUT (Arunachal, Goa, Mizoram and Union Territories) Association tweeted that the officers looked forward to concrete interventions for their security and dignity.

  • Watch: Varun Dhawan aka Mauji goes to a local barber to get into ‘Sui Dhaaga’ moustached look

    Trust Varun Dhawan to come up with cool ideas to promote his films. India’s hottest young superstar visited a local barber shop to get into his mauji look from ‘Sui Dhaaga’. “Varun is starting the last leg of ‘Sui Dhaaga’ shoot in Mumbai and he had to get into his Mauji look again for the film. Varun had a full beard and he had to shave it

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    Ayushmann Khurrana teases the audience with the title of his next film

    Ayushmann Khurrana who will next be seen in Sriram Raghavan’s next took to his social media teasing the audience with the title of the film. The actor who will be pairing up with Sriram Raghavan for the very first time took to Twitter by putting up the film’s title in the form of an emoji. The makers have started this game to tease the audience with this funny stint and ask them

  • Will go on indefinite fast if Kadapa steel plant promise not fulfilled: TDP MP CM Ramesh to PM Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: TDP MP C M Ramesh today in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he would be “constrained to undertake an indefinite fast” if immediate steps are not taken to establish a steel plant in Andhra Pradesh’s Kadapa district. Ramesh wrote the letter five days after the Centre, citing a Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) feasibility report, told the Supreme Court that it was not “financially viable” to construct a

  • L&T delivers 40th interceptor boat to Coast Guard

    Chennai: Engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has delivered the 40th interceptor boat to the Indian Coast Guard, which was commissioned here recently.

  • Forgery of Delhi University, CBSE certificates: Court quashes man’s 7-yr jail term

    New Delhi, A Delhi court has set aside a seven-year jail term given to a man allegedly for forging Delhi University and CBSE certificates for money, saying he was denied a chance to defend himself. Special Judge Vikas Dhull set aside the trial court’s sentence to the man, a north-west Delhi resident, holding that serious miscarriage of justice has taken place as he was not given the chance to explain his circumstances.

  • 24% Indians experience online fraud: Report

    New Delhi: Nearly one in four Indians have directly experienced fraud while transacting online, a new report from global information services company Experian said on Monday. As brands and consumers are looking for easier ways to buy and sell products online via mobile devices, the opportunity for online fraud is escalating simultaneously, suggests the report titled “Digital Consumer Insights 2018”.

  • AAP to launch signature campaign, will reach out to 10 lakh families

    New Delhi, The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will start a campaign from Tuesday to reach out to at least 10 lakh households in Delhi and collect signatures on a petition requesting that the party’s demands be met. “From Tuesday, we will start a signature campaign in which we will reach out to 10 lakh families in the national capital and send those letters to the Prime Minister,” AAP MP

  • Arvind Kejriwal calls up Uddhav Thackeray ; Sena backs Delhi CM over sit-in

    Mumbai: Amid the tug of war between the AAP dispensation and Lieutenant Governor, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called up Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and apprised him about the situation in the national capital. Media advisor to Thackeray, Harshal Pradhan, said Kejriwal called Thackeray yesterday. “Uddhav ji feels that the duly-elected government by people of Delhi should be allowed to function sans any hindrance in its working,” he said.

  • Goa CM Manohar Parrikar attends his first official event upon return from US

    Panaji: Making his first appearance at an official event following his return from the US, a frail-looking Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today attended a function to mark the Goa Republic Day here. The chief minister, who returned to Goa on Thursday evening after receiving medical treatment in the US for three months, walked without any support at the function at Azad Maidan.

  • Compulsive video-game playing now new mental health problem

    Geneva: The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatising its young players.

  • Uttar Pradesh: Police arrests 19 people for cheating in police job exam

    Lucknow: In a major crackdown, 19 people were arrested today for allegedly aiding cheating through hi-tech devices, such as spy-mics, and placing “solvers” impersonating aspirants in the Uttar Pradesh Police constable recruitment examination, officials said. Eight people have been arrested from Allahabad and 11 from Gorakhpur for helping aspirants in using unfair means in the exam, they said.

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    Does India have a Defence Minister, wonders Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Launching a fresh salvo at the Central government against the backdrop of the Jammu and Kashmir violence, the Shiv Sena on Monday asked whether “India really has a Defence Minister?”. Without naming Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ally attacked her as “a very weak and ineffective, faceless personality, who is at the helm, which is detrimental to the country”.