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    Kerala church case: CMI priest asked to step down

    Kottayam: Father James Erthayil of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) Congregation has been asked to step down after an audio clip of his conversation with a nun went viral. Father James was heard offering land, building, and safety to the Kerala-based nun, in exchange for withdrawing the rape complaint against Father Franco Mullackal, the Bishop of Jalandhar diocese. “If needed we can buy some land and build a convent and shift all

  • Rajasthan allots land for first cow sanctuary

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan government has allotted 320.42 acres of land to Mohanlal Buladevi Ojha Gaushala, a private trust, to develop the first cow sanctuary of the country in Napasar in Bikaner district, said Ashok Vij, joint Director, Animal Husbandry, Bikaner. The allotted land can accommodate around 10,000 cattle, Vij said, adding even stray animals as well as abandoned ones will be allowed in the proposed facility.

  • My kids influence my work-related decisions: Smita Bansal

    Smita Bansal says that her two children play an important role in all the decisions that she makes including those that are related to her work. “My children do play a very important part in every decision that I make. They do influence my work-related decisions also,” Smita said.

  • Pamela Singh Bhutoria is all praise for Tigmanshu Dhulia

    Best known for her portrayal in Vidya Balan starrer ‘Kahani’, actress Pamela Singh Bhutoria is back with multi-starrer film ‘Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3′. Praising her director Tigmanshu Dhulia, she says, “He a man who believes in performance and knows how to get it. I just did what he asked me to do.”

  • Not everyone can or should be hero from first frame: Vikramaditya Motwane on Sacred Games’ Sartaj ‘

    “Sacred Games” co-director Vikramaditya Motwane has said actor Saif Ali Khan was the first choice to essay the role of Mumbai Police cop Sartaj Singh in the Netflix Original Series. Motwane, who co-directed the series with Anurag Kashyap, and screenwriter Varun Grover engaged in an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit India in which the duo were asked a number of questions about the popular show.

  • I never let success or failure get to my head: Huma Qureshi

    Huma Qureshi says failure and success are a part of everyone’s journey, and she doesn’t let them get to her head. “I’ve learnt from my mother that goodness never fails. I also believe in the concept of karma. These have helped me both personally and professionally. I’ve tried to approach both my work and my personal equations with utmost positivity and goodness,” Huma, who turned a year older on Saturday, said.

  • Didn’t fear being judged on fashion: Ranveer Singh

    Ranveer Singh, who can carry any ensemble with absolute panache, says he stopped fearing being judged for his fashion statement after he started doing what he really felt like doing. Known for his eclectic, quirky and eccentric fashion style, Ranveer said he gained “confidence and started being true to himself, his sensibilities and aesthetics” after the first few years of his career.

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    7 held for slaughtering cows, selling beef in Jharkhand

    Pakur: Seven people were arrested for allegedly slaughtering cows and selling beef in a village in Jharkhand’s Pakur district today, a senior police officer said. Sixteen cows were rescued from the spot, he said. Following information that cows were slaughtered and their flesh was being sold in Manirampur village under Pakur Muffasil police station, a team was formed for necessary action, Pakur superintendent of police Shailendra Prasad Burnwal said.

  • LEAKED: First look of Salman Khan from Bharat is going viral

    Just earlier today, we had reported that post Priyanka Chopra’s exit from the Ali Abbas Zafar directed film Bharat, the maker had locked a new actress. In fact, a formal announcement of Katrina Kaif joining the cast of Bharat was released. Well, now just hours later the film’s lead actor Salman Khan’s look from the film has hit the internet and is going viral.

  • Maratha quota stir: Protesters indulge in stone-pelting, attack vehicles on Pune-Nashik highway

    Aurangabad/Pune: The agitation by marathas for quota saw one more man committing suicide and protesters resorting to violence and arson at separate places in Maharashtra. After violence in Chakan area of Pune today, orders prohibiting assembly of more than four persons at a place were imposed to restore law and order, Pune district collector Naval Kishor Ram said.

  • Case against ‘Satyameva Jayate’ for hurting religious sentiments

    Hyderabad: A case has been registered against upcoming Bollywood movie ‘Satyameva Jayate’ by the Shia community in Hyderabad for allegedly hurting religious sentiments. As per the complainant, a ‘Maatam’ (mourning) scene in the film has hurt religious sentiments of a Muslim sect.

  • Maharashtra: 11 IPS officers transferred; Thane, Pune get new police chiefs

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government today transferred 11 senior IPS officers, including police chiefs of Thane, Pune, Navi Mumbai and Nagpur, three days after effecting a major reshuffle in the police establishment.Vivek Phansalkar, a 1989-batch IPS officer, has been appointed the new police commissioner of Thane.

  • Former Sri Lanka Cricket boss Thilanga Sumathipala alleges cropping up of Ranatunga, Aravinda names in match fixing complaint

    Colombo: Former Sri Lanka Cricket President Thilanga Sumathipala today made the allegation that 1996 World Cup winners Arjuna Ranatunga and Aravinda de Silva were the first players from the country to be named for alleged match fixing. “Arjuna and Aravinda were the names mentioned, they were alleged to have taken 15,000 dollars from someone named Gupta,” Sumathipala told reporters at the north central town of Anuradhapura.

  • Heavy rains lash parts of Uttar Pradesh, normal life affected

    Lucknow: Heavy rains disrupted normal life in various parts of Uttar Pradesh on Monday, leading to waterlogging and traffic snarl-ups in several cities including the state capital. While overnight drizzling was reported from some parts, the skies opened up on Monday morning, a little after 8.30 a.m, and the downpour continued for well over next three hours, inundating most parts of Lucknow, including the posh areas like Gomtinagar, Indiranagar, Hazratganj and Mahanagar.