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  • Ajay Devgn and Ranbir Kapoor starrer will be a Christmas 2020 treat

    New Delhi: Movie lovers are in for a ‘reel’ treat for Christmas 2020 as a yet-untitled movie starring Ajay Devgn and Ranbir Kapoor are all set to hit the theatres together again. The two stars are teaming up for ‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama’ director Luv Ranjan’s next project.

  • Karan Johar, Sonakshi Sinha, Subhash Ghai look unrecognizable in this throwback photo

    New Delhi: Producer and director Karan Johar took a trip down memory lane and shared a throwback picture featuring Sonakshi Sinha, Shatrughan Sinha, and Subhash Ghai.  In the photo, Karan can be seen receiving an award. Trolling himself, the ‘Raazi’ producer poked fun at his double chin. The image was clicked by Abhishek Bachchan, as credited by Karan.

  • Confirmed! Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin engaged

    Los Angeles: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are engaged, a source close to the singer has confirmed. According to CNN, the development came when the singer popped the question to the model during a trip to Bahamas over the weekend.

  • Mumbai: Woman dies after bike hits pothole during heavy rains, incident caught on CCTV  

    Mumbai: Heavy rains in Mumbai led to a death of woman in Thane district when she was thrown off a bike and came under a bus on Sunday. The whole incident was captured in the CCTV camera of a nearby shop. The woman was thrown off the bike on which she was with a family member, and was crushed to death after she came under a bus.

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    Real fear of a global trade war

    Setting off fears of a global trade war, last Friday the US and China, the world’s largest and second largest economies, slapped on each other tit-for-tat import tariffs. To begin with, $34 billion worth of each other’s imports would attract punitive tariffs. Donald Trump, the US President, seemed undeterred by the retaliatory Chinese imposts, warning that at this rate he would target all of Chinese imports into the US. Weeks ago, Trump

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    The Great Indian Poverty Debate is ending

    A recent report from the globally renowned Brookings Institution shows a dramatic reduction of poverty in India. As of May 2018, India has 73 million people living in extreme poverty, as against 87 million in Nigeria. For the first time, India does not house the maximum number of extremely poor people, despite its high population share. Not too long ago, more than 20 per cent of the world’s poor were living in

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    AAP celebration has been short lived

    Delhi is one of the smallest states of the Indian Union, perhaps smaller than many small states like Haryana, Jharkhand, Uttaranchal or Chhattisgarh. However, this capital state keeps hitting national media headlines, perhaps because it happens to be the city that happens to be the seat of the Union Government, and secondly, because it is run by one of the most vocal politicians, Arvind Kejriwal. The founder-president of the ruling Aam Aadmi

  • WhatsApp-based calorie-counting service to check macro calories

    My hectic worklife made it difficult to keep a track of macros and calories, because it demanded that I estimate the portion sizes and break down each meal into its constituents all by myself, which simply wasn’t feasible in most situations.This situation plagues the health and fitness routines of many working professionals Veer Ramlugonan, avid fitness and healthy lifestyle practitioner.

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    Economist Amartya Sen: Quantum jump is in wrong direction

    New Delhi: Eminent economist Amartya Sen has said that despite being the fastest-growing economy, the country has taken a “quantum jump in the wrong direction” since 2014. He also said that by moving backwards, the country is now second worst in the region. Twenty years ago, he said, of the six countries in this region — India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan, India was the second best after Sri Lanka.

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    Lok Sabha 2019 polls: Amit Shah says united Opposition won’t be able to defeat BJP

    Mumbai: While Congress on the one hand is trying to bring all anti-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) together to prevent them from retaining power after the 2019 parliamentary poll, BJP president Amit Shah seems confident about his party’s future. During an interaction with social media team in Pune on Sunday, Shah claimed even a united opposition would not be able to defeat the BJP in the upcoming LS elections. While expressing confidence, Shah

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    WR to Bombay High Court: Overcrowding causes accidental death on citizens

    Mumbai: The Western Railways (WR) recently accepted its ‘inability’ to adopt a cyclic timetable for local trains running from Churchgate to Virar and vice versa. The WR, instead patted its own back, by highlighting before the Bombay High Court its ‘striving’ efforts to reduce accidental deaths and overcrowding in local trains.

  • Swachta Rath: Special squad cleans muck from Central Railway stations

    Mumbai: In order to clear all the litter and garbage on the railway tracks and platforms, the Central Railway (CR) has formed a special ‘mobile gang’ which will clean railway stations and their premises. Moreover, a special muck train — ‘Swachta Rath’ — is been run by the CR to collect the garbage.

  • Nitin Gadkari urges to use alternative fuels to ease crude import strain

    Mumbai: Union minister Nitin Gadkari is betting big on alternative fuels that will not only cut India’s burgeoning crude oil import bills but also create additional sources of income for farmers, who comprise more than 50 per cent of the country’s population.

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    Demonetisation: IAF aircraft deployed new demo currency

    New Delhi: Over Rs 29.41 crore was spent on use of the IAF ultra-modern transport aircraft — the C-17 and the C-130J Super Hercules — to ferry newly-issued Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 currency notes post-demonetisation, according to an RTI reply. The move to scrap the old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8, 2016, and saw 86 per cent of the currency

  • Gymnastics World Challenge Cup: Dipa Karmakar bags gold

    New Delhi: Returning to action after a lay-off of nearly two years due to an injury, India’s premier gymnast Dipa Karmakar today clinched the gold medal in the vault event of FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup at Mersin, Turkey.

  • Dhule Lynching: No evidence WhatsApp rumours led to lynching, claims SP

    Mumbai: A week after the ‘unfortunate’ incident at Maharashtra’s Dhule district that left the whole nation shocked, the police is yet to find out what made the residents of Rainpada village, lynch the five tribal men. The police have not yet found any evidence to conclude the incident took place because of the ‘rumours’ of child-lifting on social media platforms.

  • Mumbai Plastic Ban: City free of plastic, but suburbs free to use it?

    Mumbai: While citizens of the island city shudder at the thought of using plastic outside their homes, people and shopkeepers in Mumbai’s suburbs openly strut around with plastic bags and other banned materials. Neither are there officials to keep a check, nor does the Plastic Ban squad visit the shops.

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    Lynching Case: Union Minister Giriraj calls on riot accused in Bihar jail

    Patna: After BJP Minister Jayant Sinha feted eight convicts in a lynching case, it is the turn of his Cabinet colleague Giriraj Singh to visit riot-accused VHP and Bajrang Dal leaders in jail in Nawada (Bihar). The visit went beyond the show of solidarity with Giriraj giving the accused a testimonial of good conduct. “They’ve always helped in maintaining peace in all situations. How can you call them rioters?’’ he said in