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    ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ new song Dekhte Dekhte will leave you mesmerised

    Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor is all set for their upcoming movie Batti Gul Meter Chalu, the duo are trying their best to promote the film. On Tuesday, the two actors released the song Dekhte Dekhte from their film. The song is rendition of Nusrat Ali Khan’s qawaali by the same name.

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    Shiv Sena man arrested on terror charges, party maintains silence

    Mumbai : In a major embarrassment to Shiv Sena, the Maharashtra’s Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) is investigating an alleged involvement of its party member Shrikant Pangarkar in ‘harbouring and funding’ men accused of conspiring terror attacks in Maharashtra.

  • Kerala floods: CM urges for Special Assembly Session on relief work

    Trivandrum (Kerala): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday announced that his government has decided to convene a Special Assembly Session on August 30 to discuss relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction of Kerala after floods. Vijayan said a letter will be sent shortly to the Governor urging him to convene a Special Assembly Session next week. The Chief Minister also asserted that the Kerala cabinet has decided to submit a comprehensive plan to

  • Now, a dedicated marriage portal for HIV-infected people

    Ahmedabad: People with HIV infection can now look for a marriage partner on a web portal specially designed for them. The portal — matrimonial.gnspplus.org — was launched today at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) to address the confidentiality concerns of people infected by HIV (human immunodeficiency virus).

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    Maharashtra: SP, Congress reiterate demand to ban Sanatan Sanstha

    Mumbai: Amidst the ongoing crackdown on right-wing activists by the CBI and ATS, the Samajwadi Party on Tuesday demanded a ban on the Sanatan Sanstha and its leaders. Maharashtra SP President Abu Asim Azmi also asked the Centre and the state government to ensure adequate security at various mosques ahead of the Eid Al Adha festival.

  • Asian Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade narrowly misses medal in men’s 50m freestyle swimming finals

    Jakarta: Virdhawal Khade bettered his national record but missed the bronze medal in the men’s 50m freestyle by a whisker, finishing fourth in the final at the Asian Games here today. After finishing third fastest in overall heats, Khade was a medal contender but missed it by hundredth of a second. He clocked 22.47s while Japan’s bronze winner Shunichi Nakao timed 22.46. China’s Hexin Yu (22.11) won gold ahead of Katsumi Nakamura (22.20).

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    Bombay High Court directs BMC to streamline Bakra-Eid animal slaughter process

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court directed the Mumbai civic body today to prepare a regulatory mechanism to streamline the process of granting permission for animal slaughter for Bakra-Eid from the next year, days after the authorities were forced to temporarily suspend the system for online permission following glaring errors.

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    Delhi HC seeks reply of UIDAI, Centre on plea seeking exemplary damages for Aadhaar data leak

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre and the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to file response on the plea seeking exemplary damages for the losses caused due to leakage of Aadhaar data. A bench of Justice S. Ravindra Bhat and Justice A.K. Chawla asked the Centre and UIDAI to file response within six weeks and listed the matter for further hearing on November 19.

  • Sensex, Nifty log 3rd straight gain, close at new highs

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty continued their winning run for the third straight session today and hit yet another record closing high on buying in pharma and IT stocks amid optimism over US-China trade talks. The BSE Sensex though ended marginally higher by 7 points but still managed to end at a new peak of 38,285.75, surpassing its previous record closing of 38,278.75 hit yesterday. The 30-share index also went on

  • India vs England 3rd Test Day 4: Pacers take India close to victory, England 84/4 at lunch

    Nottingham: Ishant Sharma-led pace attack blew away the English top order as India inched closer towards a comprehensive victory in the third Test, here today. Ishant (2/24), Mohammed Shami (1/28) and Jasprit Bumrah (1/26) reduced England to 84 for 4 at lunch chasing an improbable victory target of 521. At lunch, Jos Buttler (19 batting) and Ben Stokes (3 batting) were the unbeaten batsmen. England need another 437 runs for an improbable

  • Delhi: Vijaya bank’s guard’s gun goes off, one costumer injured

    The gun of a guard employed with a bank in south Delhi accidentally went off, injuring a customer on Tuesday, police said. The incident took place inside a branch of the Vijaya Bank in the Defence Colony area, they said. The guard, Rudra Pal Singh, is a retired army man. The injured person was identified as Rajender Singh, who is being treated at the Moolchand Hospital, police said. The Defence Colony police station received

  • UP crime: 5 arrested, 8 absconding for allegedly killing two priests in the temple

    Lucknow: Five people have been arrested in connection with the killing of two sadhus in Uttar Pradesh’s Auraiya district last week, police said. The incident had happened inside a temple in Kudarkot area — around 180 km west of Lucknow — on the intervening night of last Tuesday and Wednesday. It had triggered violence, with a mob setting some shops ablaze and pelting stones, forcing the police to fire in the air. The

  • Asian Games 2018: India men, women’s Kabaddi team enters semi-finals

    Jakarta: The Indian men’s and women’s kabaddi teams secured emphatic wins against their respective opponents to qualify for the semifinals of the Asian Games here today. The men’s team, a seven-time gold-medallist, bounced back from the shock 23-24 defeat against South Korea to beat Thailand 49-30 in its fourth and final Group A match. It had beaten Bangladesh 50-21 and Sri Lanka 44-28 before losing to South Korea.