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    Amit Shah writes to Law panel demanding ‘One Nation One Election’, says it will cut down electoral expenditure

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah on Monday batted for one nation, one poll, to ensure that the country is not in “election mode” throughout the year. This essentially means simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls, which would enable the legislative bodies to run their full course of five years. This would give the representatives a sufficiently long time-frame to discharge their responsibilities effectively.

  • There is need for data exchanges in India: IT Ministry

    New Delhi: India recognises the enormous potential of Big Data and analytics in enriching the economy and the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) is mulling over the pros and cons of setting up data exchanges in the country, a senior official said here on Monday. “There is a need of data exchanges and the IT Ministry is at it,” Gopalakrishnan S, Joint Secretary at the IT Ministry said while addressing the

  • Country has lost ‘great leader’ in Somnath Chatterjee: Manmohan Singh

    New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh today condoled the death of former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, saying the country has lost a “great leader”. Singh offered his condolences in a letter to Chatterjee’s wife Renu, describing him as a good orator, an exceptional public servant and an outstanding parliamentarian. “In his death our country has lost a great leader who always stood for the cause of the poor and the

  • Akila Dananjaya achieves career-best 21st ODI ranking, Faf du Plessis drop out of top 10

    Dubai: Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has jumped twenty places to reach the career-best 21st ranking in the one-day internationals. The improvement in the ranking came after his brilliant bowling performance against South Africa in the recently concluded five-match ODI series. The 24-year-old picked up a six-wicket haul for 29 runs in the final match of the series while his total wicket-count in the series reached to an impressive figure of 14.

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    Delhi: Fire breaks out in basement of Ashok hotel

    New Delhi: A fire broke out in the basement of The Ashok Hotel at Chanakyapuri today, said a senior officer from the Delhi Fire Service. A call was received at 12.20 pm about the fire in the hotel’s records kept in the basement and eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot, he said. No one was injured. The fire was doused at 3.15 pm, the officer added.

  • Salman Khan has a special message for his fans this Independence Day

    New Delhi: Ahead of Independence Day, Bollywood Star Salman Khan has a special message for his fans suggesting them ‘don’t trouble your motherland’. The ‘Dabangg’ star took to his Instagram and shared a post showing support to ‘Swachh Bharat’ and ‘Hum fit toh India fit’ campaigns. He captioned it as, “Swachh Bharat toh hum fit… hum fit toh India fit…. then u can do whatever u want to do man.. but don’t

  • Delhi: Class 6 student loses portion of finger, panel to probe alleged negligence of school

    New Delhi: A class 6 student of Delhi’s prestigious St Columbus School lost a portion of his right hand’s ring finger when it got stuck in a door, following which his parents accused school authorities of negligence. The school administration formed a three-member fact finding committee today to probe the issue after a group of parents staged protest outside the school premises.

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    Egypt: Police kill 6 suspected militants in Cairo suburb

    Cairo: Egypt’s Interior Ministry says police killed six suspected Islamic militants in a shootout in a Cairo suburb. Today’s statement says the fighting erupted when police raided a suspected militant hideout in the suburban Sixth of October district.

  • Maldives wants to rid itself of excessive Indian influence: Chinese media

    Beijing: The Maldives asking India to take back its military helicopters and personnel deployed there reflects the country’s “increasing desire to rid itself of the excessive Indian influence”, Chinese state media has said. A commentary in the Global Times said it was wrong on the part of Indian diplomats and security officials to think that the move by the island nation came at the behest of China, which does

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    “No make-up does not mean good acting”, says Anushka Sharma

    Mumbai: Anushka Sharma says the notion that an actor will perform better if he/she is in a non-glamorous role is wrong as lack of make-up does not make one a good performer. Anushka, who will next be seen playing a simple, small-town woman in “Sui Dhaaga” opposite Varun Dhawan, said one should not make a big deal when an actor chooses a character like that.

  • Sonali Bendre’s open battle with cancer is an inspiration for all; here’s how

    Ever since Sonali Bendre was diagnosed with metastatic cancer, she has showing an admirable spirit to battle the treatment. Many actors had wished her good luck for her treatment, which is going on in New York. Recently, Anupam Kher met Sonali in New York, and said that she is a hero.

  • Google tracks your movements, like it or not

    San Francisco: Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data even if you’ve used privacy settings that say they will prevent it from doing so.

  • BMW announces new offer for this festive season; details inside

    In order to mark the beginning of the festive season in the country, BMW India has announced limited period offers. Under the offer, the buyers can get their BMW cars financed at an interest rate of 7.99 per cent per annum.

  • August Festive Offers! Ford Figo, Aspire get cash discounts and exchange bonus

    If you are planning to buy a Ford car this month, we have good news. The American carmaker is offering cash discounts and/or exchange bonuses with the Figo, Aspire and the Endeavour throughout the month of August. However, the brand’s bestselling models such as the Freestyle and the EcoSportdo not attract any discounts whatsoever.