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  • Himachal Pradesh: 11 killed in road accident near Rohtang Pass

    Manali: All 11 people, including five women and three children, travelling in a vehicle were killed when it skidded off the road and fell into a gorge near the Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district, police said on Thursday.

  • Asian Games 2018 Badminton: PV Sindhu survives scare in nail-biting opening clash

    Jakarta: World Championship silver medallist PV Sindhu faced stiff resistance from world number 52 Vu Thi Trang of Vietnam before moving to the women’s singles second round at the 18th Asian Games, here today. In an unexpected tough first round, Sindhu prevailed 21-10 12-21 23-21 over Trang in 58 minutes.

  • ‘I dream of every family owning a house by 2022’, says PM Narendra Modi 

    Jujwa: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he dreams of every family having a home of its own by 2022, when the nation will celebrate 75 years of  independence. The homes built under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana are of high quality and nobody had to pay a single rupee bribe, he said addressing a gathering at Jujwa village in Gujarat’s Valsad town after interacting with the beneficiaries of the scheme.

  • Kawasaki Hikes Price Of Ninja ZX-10RR By Rs 88,000

    India Kawasaki Motors has bumped up the price of the locally-assembled Ninja ZX-10RR by Rs 88,000. The litre-class superbike is now priced at Rs 16.98 lakh (ex-showroom). The Ninja ZX-10R, on the other hand, continues to be priced at Rs 12.8 lakh. Some of you may recall that the two bikes received a huge price cut recently after Kawasaki decided to assemble the bikes at its plant in Pune. As a result, the ZX-10R became

  • New Facebook tool lets journalists scrutinise political advertisement

    San Francisco: With midterm elections in the US and general elections in several other countries knocking at the door, Facebook has rolled out a new tool that makes it easier for researchers and journalists to scrutinise Facebook ads related to politics or issues of national importance. “We’re making advertising more transparent to help prevent abuse on Facebook, especially during elections,” Rob Leathern, Facebook’s Director of Product Management said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • West Bengal: 1 killed, 2 injured in explosion at TMC office 

    Midnapore: One person was killed and two others were seriously injured in an explosion at a Trinamool Congress office at Makrampur in the district, official sources here said. The identity of the deceased and the injured was not immediately known, they said.

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    Supreme Court seeks EC response on Congress leaders’ plea on duplicate voters in MP, Rajasthan

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today sought a response from the Election Commission of India on pleas of Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot alleging duplication of voters in the voters’ list in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. A bench of Justice A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan issued notice to the ECI and the state election commission of MP and Rajasthan and posted the matter for further hearing on August

  • Ducati Scrambler 1100 To Be Launched Next Week!

    Just a few weeks after the Ducati Scrambler 1100 was spotted in the country, the Italian bike manufacturer has announced that it will be launching the motorcycle on August 27. The Scrambler 1100 made its global debut at last year’s EICMA show in Milan, Italy.

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    Gurudas Kamat Obituary: Congress will be hard-pressed to find Kamat alternative

    Mumbai: The sudden demise of Gurudas Kamat, former union minister and senior party leader, will be a massive blow to the Congress, especially when the party needs candidates with winnability in order to regain Lok Sabha seats in Mumbai. The party suffered a virtual rout in the 2014 general election. Kamat’s stronghold was the Mumbai North East constituency, which he had won four times. Later, he represented Mumbai North East in 2009

  • Anil Ambani asks Congress to ‘cease & desist’ from speaking on Rafale deal; serves legal notices to leaders

    New Delhi/Chandigarh: Facing allegations of getting undue benefits from the multi-billion dollar Rafale deal, Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group has sent legal notices to several Congress leaders asking them to “cease and desist” from levelling such charges, which was promptly dubbed by the party as evidence of a “nexus between the BJP and the corporate world”.

  • India vs England: ‘England batting line-up is more vulnerable and weak’, says Harbhajan Singh

    Nottingham: England’s batting line-up looks weak and vulnerable to both pace and spin bowling, feels veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh, who backed India to clinch the five-Test series after their dominating 203-run win in the third Test here. Lagging 0-2 after losing the first two Tests, India produced a stupendous performance at Trent Bridge, dismissing England’s second innings for 317 to register a massive 203-run win yesterday.

  • Asian Games 2018: Deepika Kumari settles for bronze after losing in pre-quarter final

    Jakarta: Country’s top archer Deepika Kumari yet again came a cropper at the big stage as she was eliminated from the individual recurve event at the Asian Games after losing her pre-quarterfinal to Chien-Ying Lei. After getting a bye, Deepika got past North Korea’s Hyang Ji Ri (6-2) but fluffed her second last shot in the third set to lose 3-7 to Chinese Taipei’s Chien Ying Lei. She was leading prior to

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    Love Sonia trailer: Mrunal Thakur, Richa Chadha, Manoj Bajpayee take you into dark world of human trafficking

    The much awaited and intriguing trailer of ‘Love Sonia‘ is out. Based on the life of a 17-year-old teenager Sonia, the trailer will take you the inside the dark and vicious space of human trafficking. The trailer is an absolute eye-opener about the brutality prevailing in the world today. The trailer takes you on Sonia’s journey, a simple girl whose life goes upside down after being trapped

  • Veteran actress Jaya Prada all set to redefine Indian Television’s ‘saas’

    Mumbai: As she begins a “new chapter” in her professional life, veteran actress Jaya Prada, who is marking her first fiction stint on the small screen with “Perfect Pati”, is happy about playing a progressive mother-in-law. Jaya, who made a mark in the Indian film industry in the 1980s, will essay Rajyashree Rathod in the &TV show.