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  • Court extends interim protection from arrest to P Chidambaram, son Karti in Aircel-Maxis case

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today extended till October 8 the interim protection from arrest granted to former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in Aircel-Maxis cases filed by the CBI and the ED. Special CBI Judge O P Saini put up the matter for October 8 after the counsel appearing for the agencies told the court that the main counsel was not well and requested time.

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    Supreme Court gets 3 women judges for first time in history

    New Delhi: With the swearing-in of Justice Indira Banerjee, the Supreme Court will for the first time in its history have three sitting women judges. Justice Banerjee is the eighth woman judge in the Supreme Court since Independence.

  • Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani recreate iconic Prabhu Deva song ‘Urvashi’; watch video

    During his struggling days, we have seen Shahid Kapoor as not just a backup dancer but also an actor who featured in music videos. Well, the Aryans’ song ‘Aankhon Mein Tera’ featuring him and Hrishita Bhatt was quite a trend during the 90s when Indi-pop gained prominence. Now that the trend of music videos is slowly returning, we have many popular B-town actors featuring in it! And now we will have Shahid too resuming

  • Ishrat Jahan encounter case: CBI court rejects discharge pleas of ex-cops DG Vanzara, NK Amin

    Ahmedabad: A special CBI court here in Gujarat today rejected the discharge applications of former police officers D G Vanzara and N K Amin in the case of an alleged fake encounter of Ishrat Jahan and three others. Special judge J K Pandya rejected the applications of Vanzara and Amin. The court last month concluded the hearing of arguments of the two accused retired police officers, the CBI and Ishrat Jahan’s mother Shamima Kauser,

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    RK Dhawan passes away at 81; The rise, fall and rise again of Indira Gandhi’s close confidant in 10 points

    Veteran Congress leader and Former Union Minister Rajinder Kumar Dhawan, popularly known as RK Dhawan, passed away at BL Kapur Hospital in New Delhi on August 6. He was 81. He was admitted to the hospital last Tuesday for age-related ailments. Dhawan was a member of the Congress Working Committee and came into the spotlight after he was appointed as Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s personal assistant, and since then he remained

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    Warner Bros and DC Entertainment set to start ‘Supergirl’ film soon

    Los Angeles: Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are in the early stages of a “Supergirl” film. They have hired “22 Jump Street” writer Oren Uziel to pen the script, but have not found a producer yet. The character has been played by Melissa Benoist in the titular CW series that’s heading into its fourth season, and is executive produced by Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Robert Rovner and Jessica Queller, reports variety.com.

  • Karan Johar speaks on how a heartbreak makes for a good actor

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar says a good actor must have had a broken heart because only then it is possible to perform the way one does on celluloid. Karan, who is all set for his forthcoming radio show “Calling Karan Season 2“, was speaking about love and relationships at the launch of Ishq 104.8 FM on Monday.

  • Gul Panag has a message for bikers riding without helmets; see pic

    Mumbai: Actress Gul Panag on Tuesday urged people not to ride bikes without a helmet even if it was for a short distance. Gul, who herself is a biker, on Tuesday tweeted: “Dreamt that I was in jail. For riding without a helmet as good a reminder as any — Never, ever ride without a helmet. No matter how short the distance. No matter how strong the temptation (to not get ‘helmet

  • Rajkummar Rao turned ‘Batman’ for ‘Stree’; here’s proof 

    Dinesh Vijan’s horror comedy, Stree, has explored the simple, yet beautiful city of Chanderi which has never been seen before in Bollywood. The film encapsulates the raw beauty of the city. As the concept of the film goes, the makers also identified a few places less visited even by the locals of Chanderi which roused fear in some of the cast members!

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    After Blue Whale, Momo Suicide Challenge hits WhatsApp; has reportedly claimed 12-yr-old’s life in Argentina

    Sometime back Blue Whale challenge was seen as one of the deadly suicidal games. And while we are still to get over the shock, a new suicidal game challenge named Momo Challenge has now surfaced on WhatsApp. This specific challenge has reportedly led to a 12-year-old’s death in Argentina. So if carving Blue Whale on hand looked scary to you, wait until you have seen this strange looking girl with bulging eyes

  • ‘Gold’ Monobina song: Foot-tapping jazz music and Akshay-Mouni’s crazy steps will make you groove

    Ahead of its release, the makers of ‘Gold’ starring Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy have released another song from the movie, ‘Monobina’. In this foot-tapping track, Akshay can be seen dancing just like he did in the previous song ‘Chad Gayi Hai’, while Mouni is feeling embarrassed by Akshay’s mad antics. Interestingly, the song gives us feels of some Goan music. ‘Monobina’

  • Ben Stokes was involved in significant violence against gay couple in street brawl, court told

    England cricketer Ben Stokes mocked a gay couple’s “camp behaviour” before losing his self-control and knocking two other men unconscious in a street fight last September, a court heard on Monday. Stokes — on trial for alleged affray — acted in “revenge, retaliation or punishment” and was involved in a “sustained episode of significant violence”, prosecutor Nicholas Corsellis told a jury at Bristol Crown Court in southwest England.

  • Under Modi, India is like train driven to disaster by autocratic and arrogant driver: Rahul Gandhi at CPP meeting

    New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today alleged that corruption, economic failure, incompetence and spread of social divisiveness have peaked under the Narendra Modi government and asked party MPs to provide an alternative. Addressing the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) meeting in Parliament House, he said there is a rising tide of anger against the ruling dispensation and party MPs must work hard to give people an alternative to

  • Karunanidhi in hospital: DMK chief’s health remains critical, Stalin meets CM Palaniswami

    Chennai: DMK President M. Karunanidhi‘s health remained critical on Tuesday, party leaders said, as his son and party stalwart M.K. Stalin met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami here. The meeting took place at Palaniswami’s residence. Further details were not available. Stalin was accompanied by some party colleagues. DMK cadres continued to mass in large numbers outside the Kauvery Hospital where Karunanidhi, 94, has been admitted since