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  • Stop acting as ‘contract killer’ of idea called India: BJP to Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: The BJP today launched a furious attack on Rahul Gandhi after the Congress president compared it and its ideological mentor RSS with the radical Islamist outfit Muslim Brotherhood, accusing him of acting as a “contract killer of the idea called India” for his attempt to present them as a terror organisation.

  • Railway recruitment test for Kerala candidates to be held on September 4

    New Delhi: The railways’ computer-based exams which were postponed in Kerala in the wake of the devastating floods have been rescheduled for September 4, a senior official said today.  Around 30,000 candidates who had been unable to appear in the exam will now be able to do so, the railways has said.

  • Mumbai-Goa cruise line service to finally begin from October 1

    Mumbai: After much delay, the maiden sail of the country’s first luxury cruise line service between Mumbai and Goa will begin on October 1, Union shipping minister Nitin Gadkari today said. The ministry is investing Rs 1,000 crore to build a cruise terminal in the Mumbai port area on the east coastline of the financial capital.

  • VVS Laxman praises Dehradun ATM guard for teaching underprivileged children

    An ATM guard in Dehradun is gaining humongous appreciation for the work he is doing for poor children. Even former cricketer VVS Laxman on Friday shared two photos of him, saluting him for his selfless act of teaching underprivileged children. Laxman tweeted that Brijendra Singh, a retired soldier, continues to serve the nation by teaching the underprivileged kids every evening outside an ATM where he works.

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    Asian Games 2018: India’s schedule on Day 7; where to watch Live

    Rowers joined India’s medal party on Day 6 of the Asian Games 2018 by adding a gold and two bronze medals to the country’s medal tally. The day started with Dushyant winning bronze in men’s Lightweight Single Sculls, which was followed by another bronze with Rohit Kumar and Bhagwan Singh finishing third in men’s Lightweight Double Sculls. However, the icing on the cake came in the next rowing event with the

  • STAR vs GUY CPL 2018: FPJ’s dream XI prediction for St Lucia Stars and Guyana Amazon Warriors

    It will be a battle between table toppers Guyana Amazon Warriors and the bottom lined St Lucia Stars. The St Lucia Stars are placed at the bottom of the points table with their only win coming against the Barbados Tridents. With just 4 games remaining for the Stars, they would be looking for a turnaround. For the STAR’s, Andre Fletcher, David Warner, Lendl Simmons and Kieron Pollard are the batting pillars. The team

  • Karnataka floods: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs. 1 crore aid

    Kodagu (Karnataka): Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced a financial aid of Rs. 1 crore from her Members of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD) scheme for the flood-hit districts of Karnataka.”I am a member of Parliament from Karnataka. I want to offer Rs 1 crore from my MPLAD (Members of Parliament Local Area Development) for Kodagu district,” Sitharaman said while taking part at an event.

  • Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan visits Lalu Prasad Yadav at Mumbai hospital

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan today called on former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, who is undergoing treatment at a hospital here. Chavan visited the Asian Heart Institute at Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) this morning to meet Yadav and enquire about his health. Senior Congress leader and former minister Arif Mohammed Naseeb Khan, who accompanied Chavan, gave information about their visit to the hospital.

  • Bihar court asks complainant to present evidence on plea for sedition case action against Sidhu

    Muzaffarpur (Bihar): Days after a plea was filed seeking a sedition case against cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu for hugging Pakistan army chief, a local court today asked the complainant to appear before it next week with relevant documents and evidences. Taking cognizance of the petition filed by advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha, the Chief Judicial Magistrate Hari Prasad said he will personally look into the matter and fixed August 29 as the next

  • Kerala floods: Indian telecom service officers to donate one-day salary for relief fund

    New Delhi: Indian telecom service officers will contribute minimum one-day salary to Prime Minister’s relief fund to help flood-affected people in Kerala, the association said today. “In order to help flood-affected people of Kerala, the Indian Telecommunication Service Officers have decided to donate their minimum one-day salary to Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund. The association headed by President P K Jain, President, General Secretary A K Tripathi and other executive members took a

  • Shatrughan Sinha hails AAP, BJP workers show black flag

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Shatrughan Sinha was on Friday shown black flags by party workers as he shared the stage with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders at a programme in the national capital. Sinha took part in a skill development programme for manual scavengers, organised by the office of District Magistrate (Shahdara) here where he praised the AAP and its workers.

  • Air India warns cabin crew against posting ‘distasteful videos’ on social media

    New Delhi: Clad in Air India uniforms, some airline crew members danced to foot tapping numbers and posted those videos on social media. And a peeved Maharaja has warned them of disciplinary action for the “distasteful videos”. Sources said the crew members performed dance, including the Kiki dance, wearing uniforms. Taking a serious note of these videos, the airline has directed the cabin crew not to post these on any social networking site.

  • Madhya Pradesh: Video of man lying dead, unattended at railway station goes viral

    Bhopal: A video showing a man lying dead and allegedly unattended for several hours in the under-construction Habibganj station in Bhopal went viral on social media today. The man who apparently shot the video can be seen asking railway staff to look into the matter only to be told that it is an issue handled by the railway police. A railway police constable the man approached next told him that the matter would be addressed

  • 22,000 community toilets built in Delhi in 3.5 years: AAP government

    New Delhi: About 22,000 community toilets have been constructed in the national capital since the Aam Aadmi Party came to power in the city in 2015, the Delhi government said, even as Urban Development Minister Satyendar Jain inaugurated three ‘Jan Suvidha Complexes’ today.

  • Rohit Roy finds relationships tough to maintain

    Rohit Roy says relationships are difficult to build and even tougher to maintain. “Infidelity is a very tricky situation for anyone to find oneself in… although nothing can excuse cheating on one’s partner, sometimes the current relationship itself is the reason for people to stray… Strain in the relationship, opportunities, and sometimes mere boredom can lead to infidelity,” Rohit said.

  • ‘You are as good as your films, directors’, says Rajkummar Rao

    Having done some path-breaking yet entertaining films like “Kai Po Che!”, “Shahid”, “Queen”, “Aligarh”, “Newton” and “Bareilly Ki Barfi”, actor Rajkummar Rao, who has carved a niche for himself in just eight years, believes an actor’s output has a lot to do with a film and its director. Rajkummar has often been compared to Bollywood veterans like Dilip Kumar and megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

  • Fighting for who you are is not easy, says Sushmita Sen

    Actress and former beauty queen Sushmita Sen says her journey as a single mother and a star has not been an easy ride as fighting for who you are has its own difficulties. Often, Sushmita is looked up to as an epitome of strength.