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    3 minor girls drown in Girwa river in Bihar

    Banka: Three minor girls today drowned in river Girwa in Bihar’s Banka district, police said. The three minor girls had gone to take bath in Girwa river and slipped into deep waters and met their watery grave, Bausi Circle, Police Inspector, Bimal Das said. The deceased has been identified as Anjani Kumari (10), Nandini Kumari (12) and Shivani Kumari (14), Das said adding that all three deceased belonged to Dudh Simapul village.

  • Ex-commissioner Satyapal Singh on Sanju Dutt’s biopic ‘Glorification of criminals should be avoided, whether it is Dawood Ibrahim or any other person’

    Bhopal: As the biopic on Sanjay Dutt is raking in moolah at the box office, Union Minister and former Mumbai Police commissioner Satyapal Singh today said the Bollywood actor should not be glorified. Dutt was arrested in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts case and was convicted for illegal possession of an AK-56 rifle. He was released from prison in 2016.

  • Mumbai: 10 teams of BMC, Railways, IIT experts to inspect 445 railway bridges in the city

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation along with Western and Central Railways have decided to form 10 teams to inspect 445 railway bridges in the city. The decision comes against the backdrop of Tuesday’s incident in which the pathway of a road overbridge collapsed on to WR’s tracks, south of Andheri station, injuring five people, and disrupting train traffic for almost the whole day. A meeting was held at the BMC headquarters today which was

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    Deeply disappointed over Air India’s move: Taiwan

    New Delhi: Taiwan on Thursday expressed deep disappointment over Indian flag carrier Air India’s decision to refer to self-ruled Taiwan as Chinese Taipei, saying the move can be seen as a gesture of succumbing to the “unreasonable and absurd pressure” from China.

  • Delhi Metro’s violet line services disrupted after railing collapses due to heavy rains

    New Delhi, Commuters on the Violet Line of the Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC) had a tough time reaching their destinations on Thursday when, forced by wind, a portion of the railing broke away and fell on tracks near Lajpat Nagar, obstructing the run of the trains. The DMRC attributed the mishap to wind and rain that lashed the city briefly in the evening and resorted to run trains in short loops

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    People are scared to be scared: Ekta Kapoor

    Producer Ekta Kapoor, who has come up with a new show titled “Qayamat Ki Raat”, says people are scared to be scared. “My team and I are always working towards getting newer stories for the audience. The core of this concept was when we realised that even though ‘being scared’ is a very strong emotion, we hardly experience it in our daily lives. People are scared to be scared. So we worked

  • Manav Gohil wants more shows on sports stars

    There’s an exhaustive list of films made on the life of sports stars. Actor Manav Gohil, known for shows like “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii” and “Kkusum”, wants TV show makers to follow suit. Asked if stories of sports stars should be told on the small screen too, Manav said, “Yes, of course. It’s high time.”

  • Reema Kagti is Amit Sadh’s favourite director

    Amit Sadh, who is gearing up for the release of “Gold”, says Reema Kagti is his most favourite director. Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who is co-producing the film, tweeted that Amit, Sunny Kaushal, Vineet Singh and Kunal Kapoor bring flamboyance to their roles in the film. “It’s been such a pleasure collaborating with Amit Sadh, Sunny, Kunal kapoor and Vineet Singh on ‘Gold’… They bring flamboyance, youth, gravitas, exuberance and dignity to their

  • Saif Ali Khan finds cop-mafia stories romantic

    Saif Ali Khan, who has entertained Bollywood buffs with a slew of family dramas, comedies and thrillers in his over two decades long career, says he finds cop-mafia stories — a genre he is exploring in the web series “Sacred Games” — romantic.

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    Success and failure don’t last for too long: Kriti Sanon

    Kriti Sanon believes there is more insecurity in the acting profession but the only way to survive in the industry is to go with the flow and understand that nothing lasts forever. An engineering graduate, Kriti became a model before debuting as an actor with “Heropanti” in 2014.

  • In pics: Akshay Kumar unveils trailer of Marathi movie ‘Chumbak’

    Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is backing a Marathi film Chumbak. On Thursday the actor took to his twitter account to promote the film and shared the trailer of Chumbak. Chumbak is the first film to officially credit Akshay Kumar as its presenter. Sharing the trailer, Akshay wrote, “A film that moved me so much that for the first time ever I decided to lend my name to a film. So here it

  • Supreme Court lashes out at lawyer for ‘unwarranted insinuations’ against Chief Justice of India

    New Delhi, The Supreme Court has lashed out at an advocate for his “unwarranted insinuations” on the social media against Chief Justice Dipak Misra for refusing to grant early hearing to his petition. The apex court bench, comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, took strong exception to the lawyer’s conduct and said such allegations would damage the institution.

  • Child sexual abuse perpetrators will face harshest punishments: Maneka Gandhi

    New Delhi, Taking note of the sexual assault of a two-year-old boy in West Bengal, Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Thursday said the perpetrators of child sexual abuse will face harshest of punishment.”I am deeply disturbed by the news of gruesome assault on a 2-year-old boy in West Bengal. I have directed the NCPCR to immediately initiate action in this case,” she said in a tweet.

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    Manipur encounters: Human right violations can’t be tolerated, says Supreme Court

    New Delhi, The Supreme Court today directed the CBI to file final reports in four cases of alleged extra-judicial killings and fake encounters by the Army, Assam Rifles and police in Manipur by July 27, saying violation of human rights cannot be tolerated. The apex court said what had happened in Manipur appeared to be “widespread” and the issue must be given “far more importance” as people have lost their lives.

  • Priyanka Chaturvedi social media row: Modi government not serious about cybercrime

    Mumbai: Congress leader Priyanka Chaturvedi, who recently faced cyber bullying recently on Twitter, said on Thursday the Narendra Modi-led Central government is not serious on the issue of cybercrime. A so-called ‘Hindu Nationalist’ had threatened on Twitter to rape Chaturvedi’s daughter following which she filed a complaint with the Mumbai as well as the Delhi Police.

  • From Australia to Zimbabwe; lowest scores by Test playing nations in history

    We see many records made and broken in cricket, every team and players have been involved in achieving something great, but there are some records which no one is proud of, here are the lowest total runs scored by every cricket team in the history of cricket.