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    Fire in Delhi warehouse; 2 dead, 5 injured

    New Delhi: At least two persons died and five others were injured after a warehouse storing CNG kits caught fire here on Tuesday, the fire office said. “A call reporting the incident at Sanjay Gandhi Transport Nagar was received at 4.20 p.m. and 11 fire tenders were immediately rushed to the spot. The blaze has not been doused completely,” a fire official said. A police officer said the cause of fire is

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    Mumbai: 3 held over Kiki challenge, court says act was for publicity

    Mumbai: A man who had performed Kiki challenge in a stationary local train at the CSMT here was among the three persons arrested Tuesday by the RPF, an official said. The video of the performance was uploaded on Youtube on July 29 this year.

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    1 dead, 19 injured in bridge collapse in Kolkata

    Kolkata: A portion of the bridge collapsed in South Kolkata on Tuesday, crushing a man to death and leaving 19 injured and several vehicles damaged. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who confirmed one death, expressed apprehension about the fate of five-eight people who may be buried in the rubble. Nineteen injured people have been admitted in two city hospitals, she told the media in north Bengal’s Darjeeling.

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    Mumbai: Cocaine worth Rs 38 lakh recovered, Nigerian held

    Mumbai: A 29-year-old Nigerian national was arrested Tuesday for illegally possessing cocaine worth Rs 37.76 lakh at Jogeshwari, a western suburb here, police said. The accused, Phemmy Olyuanka Opyemi, was arrested in the wee hours by Amboli police from Sahakar Road, Jogeshwari West, an official said. Police recovered 472 grams of cocaine from him during his search, he said. Opyemi had come to sell the banned substance to his customers in the area, the

  • Badal ‘ruined’ Punjab, would ‘fix’ him in firing incidents: Amarinder Singh

    New Delhi: Holding Parkash Singh Badal responsible for the Kotkapura and Behbal Kalan firing incidents, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Tuesday accused the Akali veteran of “ruining” the state and vowed to go “hammer and tongs” to “fix” him. Singh said it was not possible that Badal, as the then chief minister, was not aware of the police firing and asserted the truth would come out when the SIT probe report into

  • Kerala floods: SBI, staff donate Rs 10 crore to CM relief fund

    Jaya Prada, the premiere of whose maiden fiction TV show “Perfect Pati” will clash with that of the new season of Amitabh Bachchan’s “Kaun Banega Crorepati” on Monday, says she would love to work with the megastar again if there’s an opportunity and a suitable role.

  • First jolt to Imran Khan as top aide quits after corruption case filed

    Islamabad: Adviser to Pakistan Prime Minister on parliamentary affairs Babar Awan resigned today after the anti-graft agency registered a corruption case against him, in the first jolt to the Imran Khan-led government. Awan, while stepping down, said the rule of law of must start from himself. He said he has forwarded his resignation to the prime minister. “Just reached PM House to tender my resignation from Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs. Rule of

  • Jaya Prada open to working with Amitabh Bachchan again

    Jaya Prada, the premiere of whose maiden fiction TV show “Perfect Pati” will clash with that of the new season of Amitabh Bachchan’s “Kaun Banega Crorepati” on Monday, says she would love to work with the megastar again if there’s an opportunity and a suitable role.

  • Film industry has huge dearth of scripts: Kabir Khan

    Filmmaker Kabir Khan says despite having access to rich literature, the industry fails to have good scripts because not enough writers are nurtured. Kabir, who adapted Hussain Zaidi’s book “Mumbai Avengers” for his 2015 Saif Ali Khan-Katrina Kaif starrer “Phantom”, believes there are not enough adaptations happening in the industry.

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    Coming soon: Farhan Akhtar’s new single ‘Rearview Mirror’

    Farhan Akhtar revealed on Monday that his new single, titled “Rearview Mirror”, will release September 7. The 44-year-old singer-actor took to social media to share what he has been “working on for the past 15 months”. The song will be part of 11-track album, ‘Echoes’.

  • Tejashwi Yadav says 2019 polls will be ‘Mandal, Ambedkar, Gandhi’ versus ‘Godse and Golwalkar’

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha elections in 2019 will be a contest between ideologies of “Mandal, Ambedkar and Gandhi” on one side and of “Godse and Golwalkar” on the other, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said here on Tuesday. Attacking the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, Yadav also alleged that the people sitting in the government were “promoting conflict” between religions in the country. “I believe the fight in 2019 will be Mandal, Ambedkar

  • Imran Khan’s close ally Arif Alvi elected new Pakistan president

    Islamabad: Dr Arif Alvi, a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was elected as the new President of Pakistan Tuesday, as the cricketer-turned-politician consolidated his grip on power. The 69-year-old former dentist defeated Pakistan Peoples Party candidate Aitzaz Ahsan and the Pakistan Muslim League-N nominee Maulana Fazl ur Rehman in a three-way contest to become the 13th president. Of the 430 votes

  • Celeb spotting: Kangana Ranaut-Ankita lokhande come together for dance rehearsal; check out pictures

    For those who don’t know, Ankita is playing the role of the ‘other Jhansi Ki Rani’ Jhalkari Bai. According to the legend, she (in the garb of Queen Manikarnika) bravely took on the British. Her tales of valour are famous across Jhansi. Ankita and Kangana have a grand dance sequence in the film, and Ganesh Acharya has been approached to choreograph the dance. And Kangana recently visited the studio of Ganesh Acharya for a

  • To prepare for Olympics, I need to switch to Pro boxing: Vikas Krishan

    New Delhi: His dream of clinching a second Asiad gold cut short by an injury, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan today hinted that he will switch to professional boxing in order to prepare for an elusive Olympic medal at 2020 Tokyo Games. The Haryana boxer, who had won a bronze at Jakarta after failing to turn up for the semi-final contest due to a cut above his eye suffered during an earlier bout. “Sometimes

  • Manoj Bajpayee’s ‘Bhonsle’ to premiere at Busan International Film Festival

    Mumbai: National Award winning actor Manoj Bajpayee starrer political drama “Bhonsle” will have its World Premiere at the upcoming 23rd Busan International Film Festival 2018 in the “A Window on Asian Cinema” section. The film festival will be held from October 4-13. “Bhonsle”, directed by Devashish Makhija, is nominated for the “Kim Jiseok Award” in the “A Window on Asian Cinema” section. The award will be given out together with a cash prize of

  • St Kitts and Nevis Patriots vs Barbados Tridents CPL 2018 Match 26 LIVE streaming: When and where to watch in India

    St Kitts and Nevis Patriots will look to finish their league-stage campaign on a high when they go up against Barbados Tridents after qualifying for playoffs, the 26th match of CPL 2018 will be played at the Warner Park in Basseterre, St Kitts on Wednesday, September 5. Patriots are currently in the fourth place at the points table with four wins and four losses. They faced Jamaica Tallawahs last time and defeated

  • I want to work with Vicky Kaushal, says brother and actor Sunny Kaushal

    Mumbai: Actor Sunny Kaushal, who is currently riding high on the success of his latest release “Gold”, says he wants to work with his brother and actor Vicky Kaushal. Asked if he is interested in sharing screen space with Vicky, Sunny told IANS here: He influenced me as an individual because he is my brother, but not as an actor. Perhaps that is why I want to know the actor side of his,

  • I thank Shah Rukh Khan for giving me Bigg Boss: Salman Khan

    Panaji: Superstar Salman Khan said Tuesday that it was not him but his good friend Shah Rukh Khan who was the first choice as the host of popular reality show “Bigg Boss”. The 52-year-actor said Shah Rukh was suppose to replace megastar Amitabh Bachchan as the host after the season three of the show but things could not materialise as he was busy shooting for a film. “I have recently come to know that

  • Confirmed! Tanushree Dutta and sister Ishita to be part of Bigg Boss 12

    If the latest reports are to be believed than Tanushree Dutta and sister Ishita confirmed for Bigg Boss 12. According to Lastestly reports, the duo has been approached for the show and they have said yes, and now we can expect some Bollywood glamour in the house which was missing in season 11. Tanushree is away from Bollywood since two years, as she shifted to the US. Few months back only Tanushree returned