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  • Ireland put India in to bat in first T20I

    Dublin: Ireland skipper Gary Wilson won the toss and opted to field against India in the first of the two-match T20I series here on Wednesday.

  • PM Narendra Modi chairs 27th Pragati interaction

    New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired his twenty-seventh interaction through PRAGATI – the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for pro-active governance and timely implementation. Prime Minister Modi reviewed the progress of eight infrastructure projects in the railway, road, and power sectors. These projects are spread over several states, including Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Maharashtra, Odisha, Chandigarh, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal,

  • Minister of State status for Saibaba temple trust chairman

    Mumbai, The Maharashtra government has accorded the status of Minister of State (MoS) to Suresh Haware, president of the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple Trust, Shirdi. The trust manages the famous Saibaba temple at Shirdi in Ahmednagar district. As an MoS, Haware will be entitled to a renumeration of Rs 7,500 per month, and Rs 500 for attending a meeting of the temple trust committee, a Government Resolution (GR) dated June 25 said.

  • England vs Australia, Only T20I: LIVE Score, Match Commentary, Updates

    After losing the ODI series 5-0, Australia will now face England in the only T20Is at Edgbaston. Australia are a very different proposition in the shortest format and this winner-takes-all affair should be a keenly fought contest. Australia will add some fresh faces who were not part of the ODI squad. Nic Maddinson, Mitchell Swepson and Jack Wildermuth have joined the party while Aaron Finch will lead the team.

  • Mining-affected people to march on residences of Goa MLAs

    Panaji, Mining-dependent people in Goa would take out marches on private residences of all 40 MLAs from July 3 onwards for quick resolution of the crisis. Mining activity in the coastal state came to halt on March 16 this year after supreme court quashed the second renewal of 88 mining leases. Goa Mining People’s Front (GMPF), an umbrella organisation of the people dependent on mining, president Puti Gaonkar said they have decided

  • On Vat Purnima, Maharashtra men seek ‘freedom’ from wives

    Aurangabad: While women in Maharashtra prayed for the well-being and long life of their husbands on Vat Purnima today, a group of men here, claiming to be victims of harassment by their wives, sought “freedom” from them.

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    Delhi may face blackout due to coal shortage

    New Delhi: The National Capital Region may face a blackout as the coal reserves with the Delhi government were only for a-day-and-a-half, said Power Minister Satyendar Jain who has written to Union Power Minister R. K. Singh regarding the same.

  • Bank of Maharashtra’s Managing Director gets bail in DSKDL cheating case

    Pune, A special Pune court today granted bail to Bank of Maharashtra’s Managing Director and CEO Ravindra Marathe in a cheating case involving city-based real estate developer D S Kulkarni and his wife, among others. Judge S N Sardesai of the special court set up under the Maharashtra Protection Of Interest Of Depositors (MPID) Act granted the relief to Marathe on a surety bond of Rs 50,000. While granting bail to Marathe,

  • Neymar scores! And sister dislocates shoulder

    Rio de Janeiro: When Neymar finally scored against Costa Rica, Brazil cheered, the superstar striker cried, and his sister… dislocated her shoulder.

  • Cabinet approves hike in ex-mill ethanol prices

    New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday has approved to increase the ex-mill price of ethanol used in Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) to Rs 43.70 per litre. The ethanol derived out of C Heavy molasses now cost Rs, 40.85 per litre.

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    Dhadak: After Zingaat song release, Karan Johar shares rehearsal video of Ishaan Khatter and Janhvi Kapoor

    Hindi version of popular Marathi song Zingaat released today and is getting mixed reviews from the audience. Ishaan Khatter and Janhvi Kapoor are dancing their hearts out in this song of their upcoming movie Dhadak. Choreographed by Farah Khan for the film’s protagonists, the song has been rehashed by Ajay-Atul, who had composed the original. Dhadak is the Hindi adaptation of one of the most successful Marathi films, Sairat,

  • Yogita Bihani’s idea of perfect day out

    Yogita Bihani says spending few moments of happiness with underprivileged children is the perfect day out for her. The actress, who is seen in Ekta Kapoor’s show “Dil Hi Toh Hai”, spends her weekends collecting the extra food prepared at lavish hotels and restaurants in the city and distributes the same amongst needy children from the slums near Bandra reclamation.

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    ‘Shamshera’ departure from the films I’ve done: Ranbir Kapoor

    Ranbir Kapoor has had his share of “coming of age” stories and is now looking forward to “Shamshera”, which the actor believes, is quite a departure for him. Directed by Karan Malhotra, the action-drama is produced by Yash Raj Films and also features Sanjay Dutt as an antagonist.

  • Walmart Foundation grants USD 2 million to agriculture project in Andhra Pradesh

    New Delhi, Walmart Foundation today said it has granted USD 2 million fund to a two-year agriculture project that would help over 6,000 farmers in Andhra Pradesh in getting better market access. Over 6,000 farmers in the state will move to an improved business model for better value chains and incomes through an intensive two-year project, Walmart Foundation said in a statement. In the next two years, ICRISAT will work in the

  • No danger to H D Kumaraswamy government: JDS supremo Deve Gowda

    Bengaluru, Amid strains in the ruling Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka, former Prime Minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda today said his son and Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy will present the budget on July 5 and there would be no danger to his government.”Kumaraswamy will present the budget on July 5. There is no anxiety, he will do it. The budget will get passed by July

  • Manisha Koirala opens up about her role in ‘Sanju’

    Manisha Koirala is back in action with her projects in Bollywood, as she is all set to play the role of Nargis Dutt in ‘Sanju’. In an interview, the star opened up about her role in the movie. “I was really nervous for the role. But to play as Nargis Dutt is an honour for me. Also, Rajkumar Hirani supported me all through the movie as showed me various movies and documentaries