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  • Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan has to seek permission for every foreign trip, directs Jodhpur court

    Jodhpur: A Jodhpur sessions court on Saturday ruled that Salman Khan will need to seek its permission every time he has to travel abroad. The ruling came as a development in the blackbuck poaching case against the actor. The order came following an application by the 52-year-old’s lawyers asking for an exemption from seeking permission for foreign travel.

  • PNB scam: Senior executive of Nirav Modi firm gets bail

    Mumbai: A special CBI court here today granted bail to Vipul Ambani, senior executive of a firm owned by diamantaire Nirav Modi, in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank scam. Ambani, president (finance) of Modi’s firm Fire Star Diamond, was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in February this year.

  • Chris Rock to star in fourth season of FX’s Fargo

    Los Angeles: Actor-comedian Chris Rock will feature in the fourth season of popular FX series “Fargo”. FX Networks chief executive John Landgraf made the announcement during the Television Critics Association press tour event, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

  • Red Corner Notices sought against Nawaz Sharif’s sons

    Islamabad: Pakistan has approached Interpol for issuing Red Corner Notices against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s sons Hasan and Hussain, the media reported on Saturday. The jailed leaders’ sons were declared proclaimed offenders by an accountability court after they failed to appear despite repeated orders to face the all three graft references –filed against them and their father — in line with the Supreme Court’s July 2017 verdict in the Panama Papers

  • 'Baba' Virender Sehwag gives his blessings to Team India in hilarious style

    See Pic: ‘Baba’ Virender Sehwag gives his blessings to Team India in hilarious style

    Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag, who is known for his witty sense of humour, has sent his blessings to the Team India who are currently playing Test series in England. Sehwag posted a picture on Instagram where he has turned into a spiritual baba. Sehwag’s caption reads, “ Arzi hamaari , Marzi aapki ! Mera aashirvad sada hai Team India ke saath #jaibhole.”

  • Justice Joseph among three appointed as Supreme Court judges

    New Delhi: Three high court chief justices were appointed to the Supreme Court today, taking the total number of judges in the apex court to 25. Notifications announcing the appointments of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice KM Joseph, Madras HC Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Orissa HC Chief Justice Vineet Saran to the Supreme Court were issued today.

  • Genetic lung disorder may impact growth of babies in womb

    London: Scientists have found that babies with fatal genetic lung infections are more likely to be underweight and at a risk of premature birth. The findings suggested that cystic fibrosis (CF) — a genetic life-threatening disorder that affects the lungs and digestive system and limits the ability to breathe over time — could also have an effect on the way babies develop within the womb.

  • Man beaten to death in Haryana’s Palwal over suspicion of cattle theft, 1 arrested

    Chandigarh: A man was allegedly beaten to death on suspicion of cattle theft in Palwal district of Haryana, police said today. The unidentified victim was caught by three brothers on the intervening night of August 2 and 3 while he was allegedly trying to steal cattle from the yard belonging to their father, Shradharam in Bahrola village, Palwal Sadar Police Station SHO Devender told PTI over phone.

  • Maharashtra: Woman stabbed to death in broad daylight in Thane

    Thane: A 21-year-old woman was allegedly stabbed to death by an unidentified man near the Regional Transport Office (RTO) here this morning, police said. The incident took place around 10.30 am, they said. The victim, Prachi Zade, was going on her two-wheeler when the accused stopped her near the RTO on the highway and stabbed her several times before fleeing from the spot. She died on the spot, police said.

  • Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony may be postponed: Report

    Islamabad: The oath-taking ceremony of former cricketer Imran Khan, who is set to be the next Prime Minister of Pakistan, may not take place on August 11, as expected earlier. The swearing-in is now likely to be held on August 14 or 15, the media reported.

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    Thane: 21-year-old stabbed to death by unidentified man, dies on the spot

    Thane: A 21-year-old woman was allegedly stabbed to death by an unidentified man near the Regional Transport Office (RTO) here this morning, police said. The incident took place around 10.30 am, they said. The victim, Prachi Zade, was going on her two-wheeler when the accused stopped her near the RTO on the highway and stabbed her several times before fleeing from the spot. She died on the spot, police said.

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    Bombay High Court upholds man’s conviction for sexual assault on teenage girl

    Mumbai: In a society like India, no parents would falsely implicate any person claiming that their minor daughter was sexually assaulted, the Bombay High Court has said while upholding the conviction of a man in a case of sexual assault on a girl. Justice A M Badar on July 31 dismissed an appeal filed by Rajendra Bhima Asudeo, challenging a special court’s order of February 2014 sentencing him to 10 years in

  • UN experts: North Korea hasn’t stopped nuke and missile programs

    United Nations: North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and is violating U.N. sanctions including by “a massive increase in illicit ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products,” U.N. experts said in a new report. A summary of the report by experts monitoring U.N. sanctions against North Korea, which was sent to the Security Council yesterday night and obtained by The Associated Press, said North Korea is also violating sanctions by

  • For outsiders it is tough to get big films, says Mulk actor Ashrut Jain

    Mumbai: With two releases this year, Rishi Kapoor’s “Mulk” and Shahid Kapoor-starrer “Batti Gul Meter Chalu”, Ashrut Jain believes things are finally looking good for him as it is extremely tough for an outsider to bag big projects. The actor, who previously featured in films like “Ram-Leela” and “MS Dhoni: The Untold Story”, says for people with no backing it’s extremely important that they are good in their craft. “It is very

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    Formalin scare: Goa lifts ban on fish imports; keeps strict vigil on border

    Panaji: The Goa government has lifted the ban on the import of fish from other states, and is keeping a strict vigil on border check posts to ensure consignments entering its territory are free of toxic chemicals. The fish import ban was imposed in Goa last month in the wake of formalin scare and it was lifted last night.

  • MMA: Conor McGregor set to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov on October 6

    Washington DC: The biggest name in the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Conor McGregor, is set to lock horns with his Russian counterpart Khabib Nurmagomedov in the upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) match. The Lightweight division match is set to take place on October 6.

  • Salman Khan-Anushka Sharma starrer ‘Sultan’ to release in China on this date

    Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma starrer wrestling drama ‘Sultan’, which was a blockbuster, is all set to release in China on August 31. This was the first collaboration between Ali Abbas Zafar and Salman Khan. ‘Sultan’, now, becomes the sixth Bollywood film to release in China after a series of films including ‘Hindi Medium’, ‘Secret Superstar’, ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’ and ‘Toilet: