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    Independence Day 2018: Wishes, messages, images to share on WhatsApp, Facebook and SMS

    Independence Day reminds us of all the sacrifices our freedom fighters made to release India from the clutches of British rule. We all have read our freedom fighters’ struggle, the sacrifices they made and in the process how thousands lost their lives to get the national independence. This Independence Day let us remember those who sacrificed their lives for the nation. In the last seven decades of Independence, India has made progress

  • Sui Dhaaga‘s new poster celebrates Independence through self-reliance!

    Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma starrer Sui Dhaaga – Made in India is an entertaining, heart-warming story that celebrates the spirit of independence by being self-reliant. The film’s plot is inspired by Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy and takes a leaf out of the hugely acclaimed Make In India campaign. While Varun plays the role of a tailor, Anushka plays an embroiderer in the film. Homegrown craftsmen and small scale entrepreneurs who are chasing

  • Malaysian women to be caned for lesbian sex

    Kuala Lumpur: Two Malaysian women have been sentenced to caning after they admitted having sex in contravention of strict Islamic laws, an official said today, sparking outrage from rights groups.

  • UAE busts 60,000 fake products worth $1.68 mn

    Dubai: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday confiscated more than 60,000 fake products “with well-known brand names” in the emirate of Ajman. The fake products, estimated at a value of 6.2 million dirhams ($1.68 million), included shoes, perfumes, clothes, bags and leather.

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    22 killed as highway bridge collapses in Italy

    Rome: A section of a highway bridge collapsed in the Italian city of Genoa during heavy rain on Tuesday, plummeting vehicles up to 90 metres to the ground and killing at least 22 people, officials said. The vice minister for infrastructure, Edoardo Rixi, said the death toll was expected to rise, while Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said it was likely to be “an immense tragedy”, the BBC reported.

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    Maharashtra government mulling police housing projects in big cities

    Mumbai: A proposal to allot government land for housing projects for police personnel in major cities of Maharashtra is under consideration, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said. The government was considering a proposal to provide houses to police personnel in cities such as Nagpur, Aurangabad, Nashik, Thane, Navi Mumbai and Pune by providing land to state housing agencies CIDCO and MHADA, the chief minister said.

  • Jorge Costa appointed as Mumbai City FC head coach

    Mumbai: Indian Super League franchise Mumbai City FC today announced that former Portuguese international player Jorge Costa will be their new head coach. Costa, 46, who excelled both as a player and manager, will bring a surfeit of experience, having been at the helm of clubs in Europe such as Portuguese clubs SC Braga Paos Ferreira, Romania’s CFR Cluj, Greek sides AEL Limassol and Anorthosis Famagusta and the Gabon National Team.

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    Mumbai: Online permit for animal slaughter for Bakri Eid challenged

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court sought a reply today from the Mumbai municipal commissioner over a petition challenging the system of online issuance of permission for animal slaughter for Bakri Eid. The festival falls on August 22 this year.

  • Maharashtra: Students clearing Std X, XII re-exams can apply for courses by August 31

    Mumbai: Students in Maharashtra who have cleared their 10th and 12th standard re-exams can seek admissions to professional courses by August 31, Education Minister Vinod Tawde today said. Addressing a press conference here, he said the state government had urged the Supreme Court to allow such students to take admissions by August 31 and the SC had acceded to its request.


    Mhadei verdict: BJP claims ‘victory’, Congress dubs ruling “unfortunate”

    Panaji: The Goa government on Tuesday claimed to have achieved a “major victory” after the Mhadei Inter-state Water Disputes Tribunal in its ruling on Tuesday, allotted 13.42 TMC (thousand million cubic feet) from the Mhadei river basin to Karnataka, as against 36.55 TMC demanded by the southern state.

  • Jet Airways woes: Naresh Goyal briefs aviation secretary

    Mumbai: Under fire from regulators and employees for the financial woes engulfing the airline, Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal met aviation secretary RN Choubey yesterday in the capital and apprised him of the ongoing crisis.

  • Refuse to be Miserable

    We have been blessed with emotions for our own benefit. In fact, everything in this world is for our benefit. However, it is the use or misuse of worldly objects that brings about positive or negative results.

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    Independence Day 2018: Watch these patriotic movies to celebrate 72nd Independence day

    Tomorrow we celebrate the Independence of our country, and  like many people we also have our own way of celebrating Independence, some go out with the family, some go biking with their friends but there are few who stay at home and celebrate the independence by watching the patriotic movies, here are the list of patriotic movies which you can watch tomorrow.

  • Nikita Dutta believes in meaningful cinema

    Nikita Dutta, known for TV shows like “Ek Duje Ke Vaaste” and “Haasil”, will make her Bollywood debut with Akshay Kumar-starrer “Gold”. She says she has always believed in meaningful cinema. “Gold” is a historical sports drama inspired by India’s first Olympic gold medal. “I had got a call from the casting director and had to go through two rounds of audition for the role. It feels great pleasure and honour to

  • Excited and nervous to be part of ‘Takht’: Bhumi Pednekar

    Bhumi Pednekar is excited to be a part of Karan Johar’s next directorial “Takht” and says the feeling of doing the historical-drama is yet to sink in. “Takht” also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Janhvi Kapoor and Anil Kapoor.