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    Is this why Imran Khan invited Sidhu, Kapil Dev and Sunil Gavaskar to oath-taking ceremony?

    Former cricketer and Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said on Wednesday, August 1, that he has accepted the invitation extended by Imran Khan for attending his swearing-in ceremony as the Prime Minister of Pakistan. Sidhu said he would travel to Pakistan to attend the swearing-in of Khan as the Prime Minister of Pakistan. He was quoted saying, “It is (a) great honour, and I accept the invitation. Men of genius are

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    Mumbai: 4 men take selfies doing train stunts, steal mobile phone; held

    Mumbai: Four men were arrested today for allegedly performing dangerous stunts on a local train and snatching the mobile phone of a commuter standing on the suburban railway station platform on July 30, police said. The video of the stunts and snatching of the mobile phone, which was shot by one of the four, had gone viral on the social media, a Government Railway Police (GRP) official said today. The incident occurred

  • West Bengal Congress chief calls Mamata Banerjee a chameleon, says she is hankering after PM post

    New Delhi: A day after Mamata Banerjee met Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury called the TMC supremo a “chameleon” and accused her of hankering after the prime minister’s post. In a no-holds-barred attack on the West Bengal chief minister, Chowdhury alleged that Banerjee is acting like a “Trojan Horse” and trying to divide a “united opposition” by floating the idea of a federal front, and

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    35 Indians died in custody in jails of 13 foreign countries: Government

    New Delhi: Thirty-five Indian nationals died in custody in jails of 13 foreign countries, the government told Parliament today. In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh also said that 7,737 Indian nationals were in jails of 77 countries.

  • Donald Trump receives ‘nice’ letter from Kim, hopes to meet North Korean leader ‘soon’

    Washington: Donald Trump today said he has received a “nice” letter from Kim Jong-un and he looks forward to meeting him “soon”, as the US President thanked the North Korean leader for handing over possible remains of American soldiers killed in the Korean War. Fifty-five cases of what are believed to be the remains of Americans who were killed or captured during the Korean War were transported to a military base in

  • India vs England: Virat Kohli scores half century but India struggle, reach160/6 at tea

    Birmingham: India were 160 for six in their first innings at tea on day two of the first Test against England here.Birmingham: India were 160 for six in their first innings at tea on day two of the first Test against England here.   Captain Virat Kohli was batting on 53 off 102 balls and Ravichandran Ashwin on six off seven balls.  Brief scores: England 287 all out in 89.4 overs (Root 80,

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    Maharashtra: 8-month pregnant woman gang-raped by 8 men in Satara

    Mumbai/Sangli: A shocking case of an eight-month pregnant woman from Satara being gang-raped by eight men in Sangli has come to light. Taking serious note, the Maharashtra State Commission for Women on Thursday sought a report from the local police. The incident occurred around 6 a.m. on Tuesday when the 20-year-old woman, along with her hotelier husband, had gone to Turchi Phata in Tasgaon for a business meeting.

  • SBI, Jio extends partnership to digital payments area

    Mumbai: State Bank and Reliance Jio, which are partners in a payment bank venture, today extended the same to the digital payments space that will help ramp up the nation’s largest lender’s digital customer base multi-fold. SBI and Jio has a joint venture for payment bank- Jio Payments Bank, wherein Jio holds 70 per cent and the balance is with SBI. But the JV is yet to operationalise despite getting the licences

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    Thefts in trains: MHA asks states to ensure proactive registration of FIRs

    New Delhi: Concerned over a large number of railway passengers often falling prey to thieves, the Centre has asked all state governments to ensure proactive registration of FIRs and investigation of such cases so that it would act as a deterrent for criminals.

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    Maratha agitation: Maharashtra government seeks Central security forces

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has asked for Central security forces to face a new round of agitation for Maratha quota from August 9, a senior official said here today. The agitation witnessed violence in many parts of the state last week. Maratha Kranti Morcha, the umbrella organisation of the agitators, seeking reservation in jobs and education, had said it would start a new round of protests all over the state from August 9.

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    Rahul Gandhi likely to visit Rajasthan this month to launch poll campaign

    Jaipur: Congress president Rahul Gandhi is likely to visit Rajasthan this month to launch the party’s election campaign in the state that goes to polls later this year. Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot said though Gandhi’s programme is not yet finalised, he is likely to visit the state after Parliament’s Monsoon Session wraps up.

  • Delhi Metro Rail Corporation revenue up 73% in 4 years

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro’s revenues increased by more than 73 per cent in the last four years, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday. In a written reply given by Union Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Puri, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) was shown to have earned Rs 1,505.84 crore, Rs 1,649.19 crore, Rs 1,765.38 crore, and Rs 2,612.80 crore, in four years from 2014 to 2018. As the figures show, the DMRC’s

  • Maharashtra: NMC employee commits suicide because of “work pressure”

    Nashik: A 47-year-old employee of the Nashik Municipal Corporation allegedly committed suicide here today, police said. Sanjay Dharankar, who worked as an assistant superintendent in the NMC’s property tax department, allegedly hanged himself at his house in Gangapur Road locality this afternoon.

  • ‘Made In China’ going to be a crazy ride: Rajkummar Rao

    Rajkummar Rao welcomed actors Mouni Roy and Boman Irani in  “Made In China” and said that the upcoming film will be a crazy ride. Rajkummar on Thursday tweeted: “‘Made In China’ just got bigger and better. Welcome Mouni Roy and Boman Irani sir. This one’s going to be a crazy ride.”

  • ‘Good News’ not going to deliver any social message: Akshay Kumar

    Akshay Kumar, who has signed Dharma Productions ‘Good News’, said the coming film has nothing to do with any social cause. Akshay was replying to question whether it was his conscious decision to do content-driven films late in his career. “No… I am doing all kinds of movies. Now, I am shooting for ‘Housefull 4’ and that film is not going to deliver any social message.  “The only message it’s going to

  • India vs England: After being dropped, Cheteshwar Pujara helps teammate Murali Vijay to face English bowlers

    After the toss against England when Virat Kohli announced his team, Cheteshwar Pujara’s name was not mentioned in the team, and KL Rahul was included. After this, a debate among cricket fans started. However, a video posted by Sanjay Manjrekar on his Twitter handle shows team spirit, “This is what team sport teaches you. Pujara not playing, but making sure that M Vijay gets the best possible preparation before he goes into