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  • CEC hints at clubbing Telangana election with four states in December

    New Delhi: Ahead of the full meeting of the Election Commission, Chief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat on Friday appeared to hint at the possibility of holding Assembly elections in Telangana along with the polls due in four other states in December this year. However, he said it could be difficult if more states decide to go for early polls in view of difficulties in logistics.

  • Activist short seller to sue Tesla CEO Elon Musk for violating federal securities laws

    San Francisco/London: There are legal problems galore for Elon Musk as a  cave diver who the tech billionaire baselessly called a ‘paedo guy’ is not the only one who has threatened to sue him. A short-seller is also suing Musk for his August 7 “misleading” tweet about taking Tesla private, the media reported.

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    Ram Kadam has apologised for his remarks, row should end: Chandrakant Patil

    Mumbai: Senior BJP leader and Maharashtra minister Chandrakant Patil Friday said the controversy surrounding his party colleague Ram Kadam’s remarks against women should end as the latter has apologised. Patil also advised public representatives saying they need to exercise caution while speaking. “Ram Kadam has apologised and the issue should now end. Kadam does not have a history of speaking ill about women. On the contrary, he is known for helping women immensely. Thousands

  • Facebook didn’t do enough to check fake news and prevent abuse, says Mark Zuckerberg

    Washington: “We didn’t do enough, we didn’t focus enough on preventing abuse and thinking through how people could use these tools to do harm as well. And that goes for fake news, foreign interference in elections, hate speech, in addition to developers and data privacy,” Mark  Zuckerberg said.

  • Gujarat Court rejects police remand of IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt

    Palanpur: A court here on Thursday rejected the Gujarat Police plea seeking remand of former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt and sent him to judicial custody in connection with a 22-year-old case of alleged planting of drugs to arrest a man. The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the police had picked up Bhatt and then inspector of Palanpur police station I.B. Vyas on Wednesday.

  • Sara Tendulkar completes graduation, celebrates with parents Sachin and Anjali

    Sara Tendulkar celebrating graduation day with parents Sachin and Anjali is a picture-perfect moment

    Sara Tendulkar, daughter of master-blaster Sachin Tendulkar is a proud graduate now. Sara completed her graduation in medicine from the University College of London (UCL). On graduation day, Sara took to Instagram to share a series of pictures from her special day. In one of the picture, dressed in white netted dress along with graduation gown Sara can be seen posing with parents Sachin and Anjali. Sara shared the pictures captioning it as ‘I

  • KBC 10: When and where to watch Kaun Banega Crorepati; how to participate online 

    Amitabh Bachchan is back with the 10th season of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) and even after 18 years of its running, the charisma of the show has not faded. The makers of the show come with new tag lines with each season and the 10th season has the tag line ‘Kab tak rokoge’ – ‘until you stop’.

  • Tourists claim sexual assault by guru at Thai retreat

    Bangkok: Fourteen female tourists have claimed that they were sexually assaulted by a guru at a yoga retreat in Thailand’s picturesque Koh Phangan island, a media report said on Friday. Agama Yoga embraced ancient tantric teachings under its charismatic leader, the guru Swami Vivekananda Saraswati whose real name is Narcis Tarcau, the Guardian report said. Tarcau, who is from Romania, set up Agama in the island in 2003 after leaving Rishikesh in India when

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    SC/ST law: Supreme Court seeks Centre’s response on pleas challenging new amendments

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today sought response from the Centre on a batch of pleas seeking to declare the fresh amendments to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act made by Parliament, as ultra vires. A bench of justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan issued notice to the Centre and sought its reply within six weeks.

  • SCERT Odisha 2018 result: Entrance exam result for teacher’s admission out at scert.samsodisha.gov.in; check now

    Student Academic Management System (SAMS) Odisha has released the results of teacher’s entrance exams on their official website, scert.samsodisha.gov.in. The exam was conducted from August 7-14 for admission into different teachers’ training courses. Candidates who appeared for the admission courses such as Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed), Bachelor in Education (B.Ed), Bachelor of Physical Education (BPEd), Bachelor in Higher Education (B.H.Ed), Master in Education (M.Ed) and M.Phil (education) can check their results

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    UPPSC releases admit cards for ACF/RFO main exam, check at uppsc.up.nic.in

    The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has released the admit cards for the Assistant Forest Conservator (ACF)/Range Forest Officer (RFO) Main Examination 2017. The candidates who will appear for the examination can download the admit cards from UPPSC’s official website, uppsc.up.nic.in. The ACF/RFO Mains Exam 2017 is scheduled to be held from 10 September 2018 to 24 September 2018 in two shifts. The first session will be from

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    Mumbai: Shiv Sena compares Ram Kadam to Alauddin Khilji over ‘kidnap’ remark, seeks BJP’s reply

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena Friday likened Maharashtra BJP MLA Ram Kadam to Alauddin Khilji, 13th century Sultan of Delhi, for telling youngsters he would “kidnap” a girl they like, and also questioned his party’s silence over his remarks. The Sena said while Prime Minister Narendra Modi was keen on giving “justice” to Muslim women in triple talaq, in Maharashtra the MLAs of his

  • Hollywood actress Kate Hudson flaunts her baby bumb on Instagram; have a look

    Washington DC: Actor Kate Hudson of ‘Bride Wars’ fame, who is expecting her third baby, flaunted her baby bump to the world. She took to Instagram on Wednesday evening to post a mirror selfie wherein she can be seen sporting a Bikini along with a multi-coloured housecoat. Referring to her pregnant belly, she captioned her post, “#Outie”. Have a look at the photo below.

  • Mercedes-Benz CLA Urban Sport Launched At 35.99 Lakh

    Mercedes-Benz has introduced a special edition of the CLA sedan, the Urban Edition, for the upcoming festive season. Based on the top-spec Sport variant of both petrol (2.0-litre, 184PS/300Nm) and diesel (2.1-litre 136PS/300Nm) versions of the CLA, the Urban Edition packs visual and feature upgrades, while mechanically it remains unaltered.

  • Mercedes-Benz EQC Unveiled; Rivals Tesla Model X, Audi e-tron

    Daimler has now officially added another sub-brand to Mercedes-Benz’ kitty. The unveiling of the EQC 400 marks the beginning of the EQ sub-brand for the company. The production-spec Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 has been showcased in a special event held in Stockholm with production scheduled to start from 2019 at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen.

  • Calling Karan: Harshvardhan Kapoor gets a hilarious relationship advice from KJo

    Producer Karan Johar is turning love guru for the next gens thanks to ‘Calling Karan‘. From Janhvi Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor, KJo has a piece of advice for everyone. And the recent one is ‘Bhavesh Joshi Superhero’ actor Harshvardhan Kapoor who called in to ask some questions. One of the most important question Kapoor Jr asked is how to keep one’s love-life private. To this