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    Congress wins majority in Karnataka civic polls

    Bengaluru: Karnataka’s ruling coalition partner the Congress won majority of the seats across 10 of 22 districts during vote count for 105 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) on Monday, the State Election Commission (SEC) said. In the civic body polls held on August 31, the Congress has won 982 seats out of the total 2,662 seats, with a majority in 10 districts including Ballari, Bidar, Gadag, Mysuru, Uttara Kannada and Raichur, the SEC

  • It’s because of Salim Khan that I became Shah Rukh Khan: SRK

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who marked his presence at the grand finale of Salman Khan-hosted game show “Dus Ka Dum 3”, says he owes his success and fame to Salman’s father, veteran screenwriter Salim Khan. The 52-year-old actor, Shah Rukh said in a statement: “The first time I came to Mumbai as a struggling actor, I had my meals at Salman’s place where Salim Khanji supported me a lot. It is because of

  • 5 arrested for conspiring to kill Hindu outfit leaders

    Coimbatore: Five people have been detained for allegedly conspiring to kill leaders of Hindu outfits. On the basis of a tip-off from the intelligence department, five persons who reportedly came from Chennai to allegedly execute a conspiracy to kill three Hindu leaders in Coimbatore, were detained by the police on September 1 and sent to prison on Sunday. As per the police, the arrested persons, identified as Ismail, Salavudeen, Jabar Sadik Ali,

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    Bhima Koregaon: Bombay High Court raps cops for holding press conference

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday came down heavily on Maharashtra Police for holding a press conference and elaborating on the evidence against activists arrested in the Bhima Koregaon case. The court questioned the police for holding a media interaction when the case is sub-judice. During the course of the hearing, the court criticised the cops for disclosing details of the matter, even after the police themselves had sought strict confidentiality

  • Deepika Padukone in next ‘xXx’ film, confirms director

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone, who made her Hollywood foray with the Vin Diesel starrer “xXx: Return of Xander Cage”, will return to the franchise for its fourth instalment, according to its director DJ Caruso. Caruso, on Twitter, welcomed Chinese singer-actor Roy Wang to the “xXx” family on Monday.

  • One-nation-one-card for public transport soon: NITI Aayog

    New Delhi: India will shortly unveil a one-nation-one-card policy for public transport that will bring seamless connectivity between various modes of transport, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Monday. He said a robust transportation sector was the backbone for the development of any economy, especially for a densely populated developing country like India, and the focus of the nation’s mobility strategy was on sustainable modes of public transport, transport-oriented planning and digitisation.

  • Nimrat Kaur responds to rumours of dating Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri

    Actress Nimrat Kaur today responded to reports which suggested that the Airlift actress is dating Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri. Nimrat Kaur tweeted her respond which reads, “Fact: I may need a root canal. Fiction: Everything else I read about me today. More facts: Fiction can be more hurtful, monday blues exist and I love ice cream. Here’s to trash free happy days ahead✌�✨”

  • Karnataka civic polls: BJP blames JDS-Congress for the defeat

    Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday blamed Karnataka’s ruling coalition partners Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) for its defeat in the state civic polls held across 22 districts. “The BJP should have won more seats but we could not perform the way we wanted to because of the Congress-JD-S coalition,” BJP state unit President B.S. Yeddyurappa told reporters here.

  • These hot pictures of Katrina Kaif will get rid of your Monday blues

    Katrina Kaif is one of the hottest actresses in Bollywood and we can say that after seen her Instagram pictures. The actress is quite active on Instagram and posts some of her best pictures. Recently Katrina posted series of pictures on her Instagram, and she looks extremely ravishing.

  • Karnataka Civic Poll: Congress candidates celebrating victory injured in suspected acid attack

    Bengaluru: A Congress candidate and his nine supporters were injured in a suspected acid attack on Monday during a march to celebrate his victory in the Karnataka urban local body elections. Inayatullah Khan, who won the election from ward No. 16 in Tumakuru — around 70 km from Bengaluru, was taking out the procession in the morning when an unidentified person sprayed some liquid on the crowd and fled the scene, police said.

  • ‘Too much sitting may cause health risks’

    Houston: Sitting for too long without taking a break may increase a wide range of health risks, even if one engages in recommended amounts of physical activity, scientists say. Further studies are needed to determine “the most effective and practical interventions for reducing habitual sitting,” said Linda Eanes from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in the US. “Nurses have a pivotal role to play in increasing public awareness about the

  • To back Team India or criticise it, dilemma of Indian fans

    So, there we go again. Another overseas series, another loss. All the hopes and expectations of renaissance were confined to the Ashes on Sunday as India stumbled on familiar territory. The 3-1 defeat with one Test to go, marks a hat-trick of losses for India in England – remember they lost by the same margin in 2014 after taking the series lead, and were embarrassed 4-0 before that, back in 2011.

  • Bebo Main Bebo! Say hello to cover girl Kareena Kapoor Khan

    With a surname to boot and a persona that can launch any brand, meet Bebo Version 3.0 who flits effortlessly from being a fitness fanatic to someone who certainly values her off-camera life more than ever. As a cover star of HELLO! Kareena comes across as a refreshingly ‘real’ actress and a highly fulfilled human being… not to mention a self-professed style creator and consumer. A strong

  • Sensex succumbs to late sell-off, ends in red for 4th straight session on rupee woes

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex erased all its early gains to end lower by about 333 points in see-saw trade today, posting fourth straight session fall due to widespread selling in FMCG, realty, power and banks stocks amid the rupee hitting yet another record low. Weakening global cues, triggered by continuing trade war spats between the US and China, too impacted domestic market sentiment.