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  • St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Trinbago Knight Riders CPL 2018 LIVE streaming: When and where to watch in India

    The defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders will take on St Kitts & Nevis Patriots aiming to qualify for the playoffs. The Knight Riders are in great form and are in contention for the title this time as well. The Knight Riders are coming in this game with a one week rest. On the other hand, the Patriots are out of the playoff contention with only two wins in 9 games. Despite having

  • STAR vs TKR CPL 2018: FPJ’s dream XI prediction for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots and Trinbago Knight Riders

    St Kitts and Nevis Patriots takes on Trinbago Knight Riders in a crucial match in a bid to qualify for the playoffs. TKR played a major chunk of their games in the beginning and hence they have pretty light fixtures on their plate for now. TKR will be playing after a week’s rest. The selection of this round is very tricky as most of the top players belong to these two teams.

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    History repeats as Supreme Court to witness all-women bench on September 5

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will repeat history this week as an all-women bench comprising Justices R Banumathi and Indira Banerjee will hold court on September 5. The apex court had seen a women alone bench for the first time in 2013 when Justices Gyan Sudha Misra and Ranjana Prakash Desai sat together for hearing a case. With the swearing-in of Justice Banerjee in August, the Supreme Court for the first time in

  • Asian Games 2018: India beat Pakistan, win consolation bronze in men’s hockey

    Jakarta: India maintained their recent domination over arch-rivals Pakistan with a fighting 2-1 win to bag a consolation bronze medal after a below-par semifinal performance at the 18th Asian Games on Saturday. Akashdeep Singh scored a brilliant field goal in the third minute while Harmanpreet Singh extended India’s advantage in the 50th minute off a penalty corner.  Muhammad Atiq increased the heart rate of Indian fans reducing the margin in the 52nd

  • Bhagwad Gita ‘non-religious’, nothing wrong in distributing it in education institutions: Vinod Tawde

    Mumbai: Terming the Bhagwad Gita a “non-religious” text and “a way of life”, Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde said on Saturday there is nothing communal in distributing the text in educational institutes. Tawde also said the copies of holy books of other religions can also be given to colleges, provided they are made available for free.

  • Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Interesting facts that will help you know Bappa better

    We are well into the Ganpati festival and the fun looks unstoppable. From performing rituals to eating modaks, from visiting famous pandals to dancing with friends, from dressing up to playing with colours, these 10 days hold immense joy and significance. Here are a few myths around everyone’s favourite Ganesha, that not all are aware of… The most popular belief surrounds Ganpati and the moon.

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    Maharashtra: Congress slams government on plan to levy cess on water from deep wells

    Kolhapur: The Congress Saturday criticised the Maharashtra government for its plan to levy cess on extraction of water from deep wells calling the move as anti-farmers. The opposition party also taunted the BJP-led government saying that tax should be imposed on the speeches of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis as well for giving “false promises” to people. “The BJP governments at the Centre and in Maharashtra are anti-farmer. After

  • PM Modi launches India post payments bank, blames UPA government for bad loan mess

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday blamed ‘phone-a-loan’ scam of the previous UPA government for the bad loans in the banking sector and said every penny given at the behest of ‘namdars’ (dynasts) will be recovered. Speaking at a function to launch the payments bank of the postal department, he said a majority of bank funds during the previous regime were reserved only for rich who were close to a particular family. Against

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    Rahul Gandhi suffers from schizophrenia: Union Minister Ashwani Kumar Choubey

    Patna: Union Minister Ashwani Kumar Choubey on Saturday said Congress President Rahul Gandhi is suffering from schizophrenia and he should be admitted to a hospital for treatment. Choubey, known for making controversial statements, said the way Gandhi has been speaking, it appears he has lost his mental balance. Another Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Friday targeted Gandhi saying he should first explain whether he is a Hindu, Muslim or Christian before going on the Kailash Mansarovar

  • Telangana assembly may be dissolved tomorrow for early elections

    Hyderabad: Amid strong indications of early elections in Telangana, the ruling TRS is all set to hold a massive show of strength here on Sunday. Billed as the mother of all rallies, it will be preceded by a meeting of the state cabinet, which is likely to take a decision on the early polls. Leaders of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) said Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao will take “key decisions” at the cabinet meeting and

  • I’m eating a lot and lifting heavy, heavy weights: Ranveer Singh on his jaw-dropping transformation in ‘Simmba’

    Ranveer Singh is shooting the biggest film is his career, Rohit Shetty’s ‘Simmba’ for some time now. Given his penchant for going the extra mile and transforming his physique regularly for parts, there’s tremendous curiosity about how he quickly got into shape for ‘Simmba’ especially when he was extremely lean during the shoot of ‘Gully Boy’. He had a little time to build his bulky ‘Simmba’ body

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    Airstrikes kill 2 Taliban commanders in Afghanistan

    Kabul: Two Taliban senior commanders were killed when military aircraft targeted the militants’ hideout outside Qalat city, the capital of the southern Zabul province, provincial police chief Mohammad Mustafa Mayar said.

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    Indian CEO arrested on visa fraud charges, used false documents to get H-1B for 200 workers

    New York: An Indian citizen, who was the CEO of two information technology companies in the US, has been arrested in connection with a multi-year visa-fraud scheme involving forged and fraudulent documents to get visas such as H-1B for over 200 foreign workers. Pradyumna Kumar Samal, 49, was taken into custody as he arrived from an international flight at Seattle airport.

  • Asian Games 2018: India women’s team clinches silver in squash after losing to Hong Kong

    Jakarta: The Indian women’s squash team finished second best to a clinical Hong Kong in the final, settling for a successive silver at the 18th Asian Games here today. Sunayna Kuruvilla and India number one Joshna Chinappa lost their respective singles as the team suffered its second defeat against Hong Kong in a space of three days.