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    BJP vows to win future Lok Sabha polls with bigger mandate than 2014       

    New Delhi: A key BJP meeting chaired by its president Amit Shah today vowed to work to ensure the party’s return to power in the Lok Sabha elections with a bigger victory than 2014 when it had won a majority on its own for the first time in its electoral history, sources said. A slogan of “Ajey BJP” (Invincible BJP) was adopted at the meeting of the party’s national office bearers and

  • India to cancel OCI cards of Sherin Mathews’ foster parents, relatives in US

    Houston: India has decided to revoke the OCI cards of the Indian-American foster parents of Sherin Mathews, the three-year-old girl found dead in a culvert in Dallas, and some of their relatives and friends, in a case that attracted global attention and forced the government to tighten the adoption process.

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    Dev Patel speaks about his character in ‘Hotel Mumbai’

    Washington D.C: Actor Dev Patel, a British native of Indian descent, recently opened up about his American-Australian thriller, ‘Hotel Mumbai’ and revealed that the message of the film is “you can’t bring us down”. In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter at the Toronto Film Festival, where the movie was screened, the ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ actor talked about his character – a waiter from the slums of Mumbai who goes over and

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    Vince Vaugh might get behind the bars for drunk driving

    Washington DC: Actor Vince Vaughn, who has been charged with multiple misdemeanours, including drunk driving earlier in June this year, could now face a possible jail term for almost a year if convicted. In June, police found traces of alcohol in his bloodstream, reported Page Six. It was calculated to be over .08 per cent.

  • I’ve grown as an actor with practice and experience, says Huma Qureshi

    Huma Qureshi, who has played powerful roles in films like “Gangs of Wasseypur” and “D-Day”, believes that she has grown as an actor. “I believe I’ve grown as an actor because that happens with the practice and the experience. As a person, I’m a lot calmer and take every release Friday as it comes,” Huma told IANS.

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    ‘Prick’ pictures! Newly-engaged couple Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra’s PDA proves their love is eternal

    The newly-engaged couple Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas stepped out in style for Ralph Lauren 50th Anniversary show during New York Fashion Week. The duo were engaged in PDA, and they got clicked by paparazzi. They held hands, embraced, and it was clear they couldn’t get enough of each other. The chemistry between them looks adorable in the pictures.

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    If gay professor in ‘Aligarh’ was alive today, he wouldn’t have to die, says Manoj Bajpayee

    Mumbai: Section 377 of the IPC has been repealed, and actor Manoj Bajpayee, who played the lead role in “Aligarh”, is celebrating the fall of the draconian law criminalising homosexuality. Manoj said: “When I played the homosexual professor Ramchandra Siras in ‘Aligarh’, I realised what true loneliness is. The man’s isolation was more of an issue to me than his sexual orientation. I feel the Supreme Court verdict is a triumph for

  • Protesters briefly disrupt World Hindu Congress in Chicago

    Chicago: A group of protesters briefly disrupted the proceedings of the World Hindu Congress in Chicago when they started raising slogans demanding the religious leaders at the meet to oppose the Indian government’s alleged “actions against religious minorities”.

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    This is what Ayushmann Khurrana did for his character in AndhaDhun

    Actor Ayushmann Khurrana went a mile ahead to get into the skin of a blind person for his upcoming character in AndhaDhun. For a person having normal eye-sight, it is quite difficult to enact the same reactions of a blind person. Ayushmann read scripts with blindfolds, that helped him a lot to focus on the character.

  • West Bengal: Commuters put up rail blockade at Sodepur station for 3 hrs         

    Kolkata: Commuters blocked movement of trains at Sodepur station in Sealdah division since 10 am on Saturday protesting non-stoppage of some trains during a scheduled modernisation work. The irate passengers complained that galloping EMU trains that were scheduled to stop at the station during the auto-signalling work did not stop there.

  • Amit Shah to kick off poll campaign in Telangana on September 15

    Hyderabad: BJP president Amit Shah would kick off the party’s campaign for assembly polls in Telangana with a public meeting at Mahabubnagar on September 15. National leaders of the party and Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled states are also expected take part in the campaign, BJP MLC N Ramachander Rao told PTI Saturday. They are expected to frequently visit Telangana till the elections are over, he said.

  • Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal launches mega drive to plant 5 lakh saplings in a day      

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Saturday launched a mega tree plantation drive by planting a sapling at the Yamuna floodplain in Usmanpur village, with thousands others joining him in the initiative. The government wants to plant 5 lakh trees and shrubs in the city in a day as part of the drive.

  • Altitude Air airline chopper with 7 people on board goes missing in Nepal

    Kathmandu: A domestic helicopter of Altitude Air airline with seven people on board went missing in central Nepal on Saturday, officials said. The chopper, en route from Samagaun of Gorkha district to Kathmandu, went out of contact with the air traffic control tower at 8.05 a.m, the Kathmandu Post reported.

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    Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Significance, tithi, bhog and all you need to know

    Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayak Chaturthi, is a celebration that marks the birth of Lord Ganesha. The festival celebrates Ganesha as the God of New Beginnings and the Remover of Obstacles as well as the god of wisdom and intelligence. The ten-day festival resumes on the fourth day of Hindu lunisolar calendar month Bhadrapada, which typically falls in the months of August or September of the Gregorian calendar. The festival is

  • Uber top executives meet PM Narendra Modi, discuss aerial taxi service   

    New Delhi: Ride hailing app Uberon Saturday said its top executives met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and showcased its futuristic aerial taxi service under Uber Elevate. Eric Allison, Head of Aviation Programs, Uber and Nikhil Goel, Head of Product, Aviation met the PM yesterday, on the sidelines of Global Mobility Summit MOVE, and discussed how a multi-modal mobility platform can contribute to the economy, while helping reduce pollution and congestion, Uber said