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    India vs England: Brilliant Virat Kohli takes India’s lead past 400

    Nottingham: Skipper Virat Kohli continued his fine form, scoring an unbeaten 93 as India reached a commanding 270 for three at tea on day three of the third cricket Test against England, here today. At the break, Ajinkya Rahane (17 not out) was giving Kohli company as India consolidated their overall lead to 438 runs.

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    Kerala floods: Odisha IAS, IPS officers to contribute 1-day salary

    Bhubaneswar: The IAS and IPS officers in Odisha have decided to contribute their one day’s salary to help the flood-affected people of Kerala. The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officers Association of Odisha and Odisha Indian Police Service (IPS) Association have decided to contribute the money to the Kerala Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.

  • Centre declares Kerala floods “severe calamity”, state faces huge task of rebuilding

    Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi: The Centre today declared the devastating floods in Kerala a “calamity of severe nature” as the state braced for the gigantic task of reconstruction of destroyed infrastructure and rehabilitation lakhs of people rendered homeless. The death toll in the current spell of monsoon fury that began on August 8 has risen to 216, officials said.

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    Facebook donates Rs 1.75 crore for Kerala flood victims

    New Delhi: Social networking giant Facebook is donating $250,000 (nearly Rs 1.75 crore) for relief work in Kerala, which has been battered by torrential rains, floods and landslides, leaving over 300 dead amid massive destruction, the company said on Monday. Facebook will donate the money through the Community Resilience Fund for GOONJ — a Delhi-based non-profit organisation that is leading the relief and recovery efforts in the impacted localities.

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    Dalit student stoned to death for not withdrawing sexual-harassment case

    Seoni (MP): A 23-year-old student was killed here today after she was dragged by her hair while on her way to college and her head smashed with a stone by a man who was allegedly putting pressure on her to withdraw the sexual harassment complaint against him, police said. The incident took place around noon when the Dalit student was walking to the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Government Girls College here —

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    Navi Mumbai land deal: Maharashtra government appoints judicial panel

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government today appointed a single judge committee to inquire into a controversial land deal in Navi Mumbai. The committee will also inquire into all such deals involving the sale of land after allocation in the last 15 years as part of the Koyna dam rehabilitation policy, stated a GR (Government Resolution) issued by the Urban Development department.

  • Manmohan Singh calls for arresting ‘disturbing trends’ of intolerance, communal polarisation

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today called upon the people to reflect on how to work together and contribute in arresting “disturbing trends” of intolerance, communal polarisation and incidents of violent crimes propelled by hate groups and mobs being witnessed in the country. Addressing the Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award function, he said such “unsavoury” trends can only harm national interests and are an anathema to the promotion of peace and

  • Delhi High Court asks DMRC how it can justify not providing free drinking water to commuters

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today asked the DMRC how it can justify not providing free drinking water to commuters if metro services in Kochi, Jaipur, Lucknow and other cities are making it available. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao also asked the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) how it was going to provide water free of cost to commuters at one location inside the

  • Asian Games 2018: India’s schedule at Day 3 of the Games; Where to watch Live

    With two days of the Asian Games 2018 gone, India now move to the third day in hope of adding more medals to its kitty. The third day will see events of swimming, archery, basketball among others. Indian women and men Kabaddi teams will continue their respective group matches while Ankita Raina will carry on campaign as she plays Eri Hozumi in the Round of 16 women’s singles tennis match. The Indian

  • Watch! Sujata Kumar’s last speech about her childhood pain, divorce and cancer in this TEDx talk

    Actor Sujata Kumar who played the role of Sridevi’s sister in the film English Vinglish has passed away after battling stage four cancer. Her sister, actor and singer Suchitra Krishnamoorthi confirmed the news on Twitter. Sujata worked in several TV series like Hotel Kingston and Bombay Talking and has done several commercials as well. She also appeared in Anil Kapoor’s Indian adaptation of 24 as Meghna Singhania. Apart from English Vinglish, she has

  • No harm in being choosy, feels Vivek Dahiya

    Vivek Dahiya, known for TV shows like “Ye Hai Mohabbatein” and “Kavach…Kaali Shaktiyon Se”, believes there is no harm in being choosy. He is currently receiving a positive feedback for his work in the show “Qayamat Ki Raat”.

  • Dalljiet Kaur: It is the responsibility of an actor to look good

    Dalljiet Kaur is having a tough time

    Dalljiet Kaur says that it is not easy to switch from a positive to negative character for the show “Qayamat Ki Raat”. Dalljiet’s character Karuna started off with a positive one. Right after her marriage to Aman in the show, she was murdered by the evil ‘tantrik’ and got possessed by him. “It’s not easy to switch from a positive to negative character. This sudden shift from the girl next door image

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    Shahid Kapoor says he loved the emotional arc of the character Arjun Reddy

    Shahid Kapoor believes that his upcoming project, “Arjun Reddy”, provides a great opportunity to him as an actor and he looks forward to start shooting for the film. The 2017 Telugu film, directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga and featuring Vijay Deverakonda and Shalini Pandey in the lead, was a major money-spinner at the box office.

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    Ireland vs Afghanistan 1st T20I at Bready Cricket Club LIVE streaming: When and where to watch in India, Live Coverage on TV

    It is less than 12 months since being awarded full member status by the ICC, Ireland and Afghanistan are on the same side of the boat. Afghanistan with the likes of blistering batsmen Mohammad Shahzad, Samiullah Shenwari and Mohammad Nabi, the visitors have a robust batting line-up which is well followed up by some classy bowling in the form of Mujeeb ur Rahman, Rashid Khan and Najibullah Zadran.

  • Maharashtra sends medical team to Kerala, hawkers donations

    Mumbai: A team of 81 doctors from Mumbai and Pune left by an Air India flight on Monday with medical relief supplies to help the flood victims in Kerala, an official said here. The team comprises 55 doctors from Sir J.J. Hospital, Mumbai and 26 from Sassoon Hospital (Pune), said Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan.

  • There was a lot of negativity around ‘Race 3’ even before release: Bobby Deol

    Mumbai: Bobby Deol is happy with the box office performance of his last release “Race 3” but says he does not understand why the film was trolled so much for “everything and anything.” Bobby returned to screen after a hiatus with Salman Khan-fronted multi-starrer recently. The film was panned critically and was subject to memes on the internet.