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    La Tomatina 2018: Tickets, everything you need to know about the tomato throwing festival

    The ripe, round, red tomatoes tumble out of crates piled high on trucks, while people throw tons of rotten tomatoes on each other. Thanks to Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif starrer ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’, you might have understood that we are talking about the popular ‘La Tomatina’ festival held in Spain every year. The festival was also featured in romantic comedy ‘Walking on Sunshine’ (2014). Both the movies captured the madness

  • Cash-strapped Jet Airways reports Rs 1,323 cr net loss

    Mumbai: The Naresh Goyal-run Jet Airways today reported a whopping Rs 1,323 crore of net loss for the three months to June owing to higher fuel cost and other expenses due to the falling rupee. The ongoing cash crunch has forced the airline to embark on a Rs 2,000-crore cost cutting drive and stake sale in its loyalty programme Jet Previlage as part of capital infusion.

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    Asian Games 2018: India’s schedule at Day 10 of the Games; Where to watch Live

    Jakarta: On Day 10 (August 28) of the Asian Games 2018, PV Sindhu will look to add a ninth gold medal to India’s medals’ tally when she takes on Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying in the Women’s Singles final. Tzu Ying had defeated Nehwal in a semifinal on Monday.The two compound archery teams will battle it out with Korea for the first prize in the team event. That apart, Jinson Johnson and

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    Party getting maximum seats will claim PM’s post, says Sharad Pawar

    Mumbai: Stating that he was “happy” that Rahul Gandhi has made it clear he was not driven by prime ministerial ambitions, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said today the party getting the maximum number of seats after 2019 polls would claim the post. “Let elections take place, remove these people (BJP) from power. We will sit together. Whichever party has got more seats can claim the prime minister’s post,” Pawar, 78, said.

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    Rahul Gandhi to be invited for RSS event

    New Delhi: The RSS on Monday was critical of Congress President Rahul Gandhi for drawing comparisons of it with the Islamic State (IS) and the Muslim Brotherhood and plans to invite him for a three-day lecture series here next month to enlighten people about the organisation. The sangh parivar fountainhead, which is holding a lecture series on “Future of Bharat: An RSS Perspective” between September 17 and 19, said it will invite

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    Rupee dives to new closing low of 70.16 vs US dollar

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee today retreated sharply to hit a record closing low of 70.16 against the US dollar, plunging by 25 paise despite a huge rally in equities amid easing worries over near-term monetary policy tightening by the US Fed. Indian equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty today scaled new peaks and logged their best single-day gains in nearly five months, tracking positive global cues as investors took heart from the US Federal

  • Maharashtra: Sanatan Sanstha claims those arrested for arms possession and killing of rationalists are not its members

    Mumbai: Rightwing outfit Sanatan Sanstha claimed today that the people arrested in connection with seizure of explosives and arms from various parts of Maharashtra and those allegedly involved in the killing of rationalists were not its members. Its spokesperson Chetan Rajhans told reporters that a few people with “progressive mindset”, along with political parties such as the Congress and the Left block, were putting the Sanstha in the dock without providing any

  • Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway in talks to invest up to $350 million in Paytm

    New Delhi: Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is set to invest about USD 300-350 million in Indian digital payments major Paytm, according to sources. The investment, which values the Alibaba and SoftBank-backed One97 Communications at over USD 10 billion, is likely to be announced in the next few weeks, according to two people familiar with the development. They did not wish to be identified as the deal is still in the works. One of the persons

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    839 manholes covered with protective iron mesh: BMC to Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) told the Bombay High Court today that it has completed the work of installing protective iron meshes over manholes in flood-prone areas of the city. The civic body, in an affidavit submitted to a division bench headed by Justice R M Savant, said 839 manholes, that were identified in the city’s flood-prone areas, have been covered.

  • Police SI deployed for UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s security shoots himself over domestic dispute

    Gorakhpur: A sub-inspector (SI), drawn for UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s security, allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver at his residence here apparently over a domestic dispute, the police said today. The incident took place last evening at the residence of the deceased, Vikas Singh (35), in Gorakhpur’s Budh Vihar area under the Khorabar police station limits, they said.

  • Gujarat government’s plea to cancel Hardik’s anticipatory bail rejected

    Ahmedabad: A city civil court today dismissed the Gujarat government’s application seeking cancellation of Patidar quota leader Hardik Patel’s anticipatory bail. Patel was granted anticipatory bail in April last year in a case of rioting outside a BJP corporator’s house, with the court laying down that he would not enter the Ramol police station limits where the incident happened.

  • Ssharad Malhotra excited about his short film

    Ssharad Malhotra is excited and all set for the release of his next project which is a short film called ‘Shes D One’ directed by Aneeta Patel. It is a romantic film with a twist, that will sure have the audience feel the jitters. Ssharad plays the role of a young and charming Shaurya who loves with intensity and is very a very emotional person.

  • Air India removes senior executive accused of sexual harassment

    Mumbai: National carrier Air India has removed a senior executive from the post of general manager for alleged involvement in a sexual harassment case. The ousted executive was accused of sexual harassment by an Air India air hostess, who had also written a letter to civil aviation minister Suresh Prabhu in this regards in May. As per a airline notification issued last week, general manager for flight dispatch (headquarters) will hold the additional charge of the

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    It was like leaving home: Mouni Roy on shift from TV to films

    Fresh from the success of her recent release Gold, Mouni Roy, who has enjoyed quite a lot of success on television says she was not originally inclined towards showbiz. Speaking about her transition to the small screen, she shares, “Belonging to a Bengali family I was always inclined towards studies. My parents wanted me to be an IAS officer. Never in life had I ever dreamt of becoming an actor but it

  • Not getting scripts that will challenge me as an actor, says Sunny Deol

    His recent filmography may have fallen short on people’s expectations, but actor Sunny Deol believes that audiences are forgiving and his past work will continue to draw support for him. After being one of the reigning stars of the 90s, the actor is having a dry spell as films like “Yamla Pagla Deewana 2”, “Singh Saab the Great”, “Dishkiyaoon”, “Ghayal Once Again” and “Poster Boys” turned out to be a damp squib

  • Maharashtra: Two Thane Central jail inmates booked for beating jailers

    Thane: Two undertrials lodged at the Thane Central Prison in Maharashtra allegedly beat up two jail officials during an enquiry into a harassment complaint against one of the inmates, a police official said today. A jail inmate had complained to the prison authorities that another inmate, Ashish Nair, was harassing him. Jailer Satish Mane called Nair to the prison’s circle office to enquire into the complaint on Saturday when the latter allegedly beat him, the official

  • Huma Qureshi says she is far from accomplishing many things

    Huma Qureshi says regional filmmakers are really pushing the envelope and exploring territories when Hindi filmmakers are playing safe. Huma, who ventured into acting in 2012 with “Gangs Of Wasseypur”, has worked in Malayalam as well as Tamil films. “Regional films are doing well because the marketing cost for Hindi films are so high… I feel regional filmmakers and writers are so brave that they go into zones and territories that sometimes

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    Mahesh Bhatt will be making an acting debut with a film on suicide

    Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who is making his acting debut with the film “The Dark Side Of Life: Mumbai City”, helmed by Tariq Khan, says the director gets all the credit for pushing him into this new role. On his acting debut, Bhatt said, “Tariq Khan is a good and a decent human being. He came to me with this role, and he insisted that I take it up. I have always supported