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  • India vs England 5th Test Day 1 at the Oval LIVE streaming: When and where to watch in India, Live Coverage on TV

    After having lost the series it is a game where pride is at stake for India. It will be Alastair Cook’s last match and India will be aiming to spoil England’s party. Kohli and Co will look to end the English tour on a positive note before heading to Asia Cup. Everyone’s eye will be on team’s selection as there are chances of young Prithvi Shaw getting place in the playing XI

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    4 dead, including gunman, in Cincinnati bank shooting: Police

    Chicago: A gunman opened fire at a bank building in the US city of Cincinnati Thursday, fatally wounding three people before police shot and killed him, authorities said.Chicago: A gunman opened fire at a bank building in the US city of Cincinnati Thursday, fatally wounding three people before police shot and killed him, authorities said.

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    Maharashtra: Opposition wants BJP MLA Ram Kadam’s dismissal over `will kidnap the girl’ remark

    Mumbai: Continuing its attack on BJP MLA Ram Kadam over his “will kidnap the girl a boy likes” remark, the Opposition in Maharashtra Thursday called for his dismissal as a lawmaker, saying his apology would not suffice. The Leader of Opposition in the Assembly and Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil also questioned Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s “silence” over the issue.

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    Lalu Prasad Yadav shifted to paying ward in RIMS, Ranchi

    Ranchi/Patna: Ranchi-based Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) has shifted jailed RJD president Lalu Prasad to the paying ward of the hospital, accepting his prayer which cited poor hygiene, mosquito menace and bark of dogs as perilous to his health.

  • Relief for those accused of consensual gay sex and facing trial: Officials

    New Delhi: Those accused of consensual gay sex and facing trial or whose petitions are under review can breath easily now as Thursday’s Supreme Court verdict, decriminalising part of section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, gives them a ray of hope, officials said. Gay and lesbian people, who flock to places like Goa, can now roam freely, without any fear of being prosecuted, they added.

  • 9 killed, hundreds injured as strong earthquake jolts Japan

    Tokyo: At least nine people were killed and 300 injured after a powerful earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale rocked Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture on Thursday. Around 30 people were missing in the wake of the temblor, with almost 2,000 people taking refuge in emergency evacuation shelters that were set up at more than 400 locations, Japan’s public broadcaster NHK cited local authorities as saying.

  • Working to bring greater transparency to political advertisements: Google

    New Delhi: Ahead of assembly elections in five states and Lok Sabha polls next year, Google Thursday said it is working on measures to bring “greater transparency” in political advertising on its platforms. The move comes amidst growing scrutiny tech companies are facing globally on issues ranging from concerns about market dominance and their online platforms being used to peddle fake or incorrect news. The US is considering a law requiring companies

  • Shibani Dandekar is angry with rumoured boyfriend Farhan Akhtar in this picture

    The gossip is that Farhan Akhtar and TV presenter Shibani Dandekar are dating, however, the news has not been confirmed by the duo. But from the social media post, we can think that some thing is cooking between the two. Although, Shibani Dandekar’s latest picture clicked by alleged boyfriend Farhan shows her frowning during a hike after being left behind by the actor.

  • Kangana Ranaut wants women to speak out

    In order to spread awareness on the rising crimes against women, actress Kangana Ranaut said that they need to be awakened, because it is the need of the hour. She said women should be encouraged to speak out “if they felt something” wrong is happening to them.

  • ‘I believe in what I do’, says Kareena Kapoor Khan

    Actors play an important part in everyone’s life, and so it is important to set right examples for people, says Kareena Kapoor Khan, citing how she did the same when she continued with her work throughout her pregnancy and even after delivering her child. She believes it is her individuality that sets her apart.

  • Bizarre! Man’s genital gets hooked to marine animal Stingray; watch video

    In a bizarre incident, a man in China got stung by Stingray on his genitals while swimming. The accident took place at Hainan resort city of Sanya were a tourist got attacked by a marine animal and his tail got hooked into his shorts. The video of the man was shared on social media and it went viral in not time.

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    Supreme Court favours auction of 16 properties of Amrapali by NBCC, grills CMD Anil Sharma

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday identified 16 properties of the Amrapali Group for auctioning, preferably by the NBCC, to give the PSU an initial corpus to start work on the stalled projects. It also ordered a forensic audit of the firm and its promoters to gauge the extent of financial wrongdoings. NBCC offered to the court that it can start construction on the 15 stalled projects with a capital of Rs 1,000

  • PNB fraud: Interpol issues red corner notice against Nirav Modi’s aide Mihir Rashmi

    New Delhi: Interpol has issued a ‘red corner notice’ (RCN) against Mumbai-based fugitive Mihir Rashmi Bhansali, an accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan fraud case involving his employer Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi. Bhansali, who was an executive of Nirav Modi’s Firestar International firm, is absconding since the probe started in the alleged $2 billion PNB fraud case.

  • Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar returns from US after treatment

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday returned from the US two days ahead of schedule, and headed for his private residence near here. Parrikar, who is being treated abroad for advanced pancreatic cancer, had gone to the US on August 30, the third time in six months.

  • PepsiCo to install plastic crushing machines across Maharashtra in 2 years

    Shirdi: Food and beverages firm PepsiCo India is planning to install reverse vending machines to crush PET plastic bottles in all the 36 districts of the state over the next two years as part of its plastic waste management initiative, a top executive said. It aims to collect, segregate and recycle 6,500 tonnes of PET bottles in the state in the first year through this initiative. “We plan to roll out this (plastic waste

  • Salary delay: Jet Airways’ pilots warn of “non-cooperation”

    Mumbai: With Jet Airways delaying salaries of its pilots and engineers for the second consecutive month amid a severe financial crunch, its pilots have warned the management of “non-cooperation” over default on payments. The Naresh Goyal-promoted private airline, in which UAE national carrier Etihad holds 24 per cent stake, is facing acute cash crunch after posting two back-to back quarterly losses this year.

  • Maharashtra LGBTQ activists cautiously welcome Supreme Court verdict

    Mumbai: Top LGBTQ activists in Mumbai on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict decriminalising gay sex amidst caution that “the real work will begin now”. Leading activist and gay rights campaigner Ashok Row Kavi said the “apex court verdict is very sensitive” to the rights of the LGBTQ while protecting minors and animals. “However, the real struggle begins to tackle the issues of mental and physical health of the LGBTQ, the high incidence of sexually