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  • Janmashtami 2018: At least 36 ‘govindas’ injured during Dahi Handi celebration in Mumbai

    The birth of Lord Krishna was rung in with religious fervour and gaiety in Maharashtra and it was followed Monday by colourful ‘dahi handi’ celebrations which saw enthusiastic participation by youngsters in Mumbai and other parts of the state. However, like every year, there have been reports of injuries as well.  As per an ANI report 36 ‘govindas’ have been injured till 2pm in Mumbai during Dahi-Handi celebrations. In Thane, one person injured

  • Pakistan to hold presidential election tomorrow, PTI candidate Arif Alvi likely to win

    Islamabad: Pakistani lawmakers are set to choose a new President on Tuesday, an election in which the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party’s candidate Arif Alvi is expected to win as the Opposition parties failed to field a joint candidate. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday completed preparations for the election. Polling stations have been set up in all four provincial assemblies in addition to the National Assembly. Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Raza

  • Militants attack 3 schools with hand grenades in Afghanistan

    Kabul: Anti-government militants conducted violent attacks on three schools with hand grenades and rocket outside Sharan city, the capital of eastern Paktika province on Monday, an official said. The attacks have forced thousands of students to stay away from schools, the deputy to education department of the province, Nasim Wajid said.

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    Maharashtra: 64 arrested for gambling after raid at resort  

    Thane: Sixty-four persons were arrested for allegedly gambling at a resort in Maharashtra’s Palghar district and cash, mobiles phones and vehicles with a cumulative worth of Rs 1.63 crore were seized from them, police said Monday.

  • 2 Indians go missing after being swept away by Sunkoshi river in Nepal

    Kathmandu: Two Indian nationals have gone missing after being swept away by Sunkoshi river in Nepal’s Sindhupalchok district, police said. Kathmandu: Two Indian nationals have gone missing after being swept away by Sunkoshi river in Nepal’s Sindhupalchok district, police said.  The incident occurred on Sunday when the duo were fishing in the river at Bahrabise area in the district, which is 75 km from Kathmandu, they said. The missing persons were identified as

  • Huawei Mate 20 to feature Android Pie-based EMUI 9.0

    Berlin: The upcoming Huawei Mate 20 smartphone, expected to be launched in October, will run EMUI 9.0, the next major update to the Android-based operating system (OS), the China-based company announced on Monday. The beta version of the Android Pie-based EMUI 9.0 was introduced at the ongoing consumer electronics show IFA 2018 here. “With the launch of EMUI 9.0, Huawei becomes one of the first handset makers to launch a custom OS that is

  • Glitter, glamour mark ‘dahi-handi’ celebrations in Mumbai

    Mumbai: A touch of glitter and a dash of glamour, laced with safety and security, marked the ‘dahi-handi’ celebrations in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on Monday. By noon however, nearly 10 youngsters fell and were injured at various venues while forming human pyramids and were rushed to hospitals, officials said.

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    Microsoft redesigning Skype for mobile, desktop

    San Francisco: Microsoft is redesigning Skype’s interface for both mobile and desktop, eliminating the less used features on the app and simplyfying its core functions like voice calling, video chatting and messaging. “This past year, we explored some design changes and heard from customers that we overcomplicated some of our core scenarios,” Peter Skillman, Director of design for Skype and Outlook wrote in a blog post.

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    Madhya Pradesh: Family in Raisen district tie man to tree, chop off his hand for asking about missing cow

    Raisen (MP): A 35-year-old man’s hand was allegedly chopped off by members of a family when he went to their residence to enquire about his missing cow here, police said Monday. The victim, Kallu Sahu, went Saturday evening to the home of Sattu Yadav in Pipalwali village, situated about 40 km from the district headquarters, in search of his missing cow, Sultanpur police station’s Assistant Sub-Inspector Malkhan Singh Meena said.

  • ‘Bharat’ actress Disha Patani looks red hot in stunning gown; See pics

    ‘Bharat’ actress Disha Patani looks red hot in stunning gown; See pics

    Unarguably ‘Bharat’ actress Disha Patani is one of the hottest Bollywood stars. She has once again set the internet on fire with her latest sizzling pictures. Disha shared pictures of herself in which she has donned a bold red gown and looks stunning. Dressed in a hot red collared gown, Disha raises the oomph factor to another level with her soft curls and bold red lipstick.

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    Uttarakhand BJP leader shot dead outside court for not paying accused over contract killing

    Police are yet to catch the accused in the murder of 38-year-old BJP leader and zila panchayat member, Virendra Manral, who was killed outside a court in Nainital district. During investigation, police found that Devendra, the main accused of the incident was angry with Virendra Manral after he refused to give him the money he was promised for the murder of an influential man in 2015. Both the men are residents of

  • Railway officers trying to delay, evade transfers will now lose seniority

    New Delhi: Delaying or trying to evade transfer orders on promotion will now result in railway officers losing their seniority, the railway board has indicated. According to orders issued by the board, those using such tactics will be debarred from such promotions for a minimum of one year.

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    Is Ranbir Kapoor the reason behind Alia Bhatt’s beautiful smile? See Pictures!

    Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor’s alleged love affair has become a talk of the town. Talking more about the couple, Ranbir Kapoor turned photographer and clicked some awesome pictures of the actress which she posted on her Instagram account. Their romance isn’t just limited to taking lovely, cosy pictures of one another. They even wear clothes of the same brand and sometimes they even go twinning!