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    No BJP role in our decision to stay away from bandh: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut Monday dismissed talks of senior BJP leaders asking his party to stay away from the nationwide bandh called by the Congress to protest the rising prices of fuel. Raut asserted it was the Shiv Sena’s own decision to not take part in the “Bharat Bandh” and its stand had nothing to do with the BJP.

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    Andhra Pradesh announces Rs 2 cut in tax on petrol, diesel

    Amravati: In the wake of hike in fuel prices across the country, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Monday announced a reduction in petrol and diesel price by Rs. 2 each, in the state. The new rates of petrol and diesel will come into effect from Tuesday morning, while the orders for the implementation of the new rates will be issued later today.

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    Karnataka Crime: Man beheads wife in rage, carries severed head to police station 20 km away

    In a bizarre incident, a man beheaded his wife, packed her head in a plastic and arrived at police station to surrender. The chilling incident took place in Karntaka’s Chickmangaluru. Satish after returning home found his wife, Roopa, with another man. In anger, Satish beheaded his wife’s head with machete, while other man managed to escape with injuries.

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    Karnataka floods: PM Narendra Modi to send central team to assess damage

    Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday assured Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy-led delegation that the Centre would send two teams of Officers to assess the damages caused by floods in Kodagu district and neighbouring coastal and Malnad districts.

  • Sensex tumbles 468 pts as Re hits a lifetime low of 72.67

    Mumbai: Market benchmark BSE Sensex tanked 468 points or 1.22 per cent to end below the 38,000 mark as the rupee falling further to a record low and widening current account deficit spooked investors. The 30-share index closed at 37,922.17, down by 467.65 points or 1.22 per cent, which was its biggest single-day fall since March 16 when it had lost 509.54 points.

  • 2007 Hyderabad twin blasts case: Two convicts get death sentence

    Hyderabad: A metropolitan court here sentenced two terrorists convicted in the 2007 Hyderabad twin blasts case to death and another to life imprisonment on Monday.A metropolitan court here sentenced two terrorists convicted in the 2007 Hyderabad twin blasts case to death and another to life imprisonment on Monday.  Two powerful explosions had ripped through a popular eatery and an open air theatre here on August 25, 2007, killing 44 people and wounding

  • India vs England: Bill Ponsford to Alastair Cook, 5 Players who scored a hundred in their first and last Test match

    Alastair Cook accomplished a rare phenomenon on Monday while playing against India. Not many batsmen in the history of cricket have been able to do what Cook did. Cook now has joined a rare list of players of scoring a century on debut as well as last Test match of their Test careers. This list is so rare that only  4 other players are on their list, Cook happens to be 5th.

  • Delhi High Court rejects Sonia, Rahul Gandhi’s plea against Income Tax notice

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi’s plea challenging the Income Tax notice seeking tax reassessment for the financial year 2011-2012. The order of a bench came while hearing the plea of Rahul, Sonia Gandhi and her party colleague Oscar Fernandes against March I-T notice seeking tax reassessment. They have allegedly not disclosed their income earned through Young Indian Pvt Ltd

  • Complacency is like slow poison: Abhishek Bachchan

    New Delhi: For Abhishek Bachchan, it is important to be relevant rather than being visible on screen. This is why the actor, known for his films such as “Yuva”, “Guru”, “Bunty Aur Babli” and “Bluffmaster”, decided to take a small break from films.”I felt I was becoming complacent in my work space and that was the main reason why I decided to go on a break. Complacency is like slow poison. That

  • ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ actor Mahesh Sharma in ‘Sui Dhaaga’

    Mumbai: Actor Mahesh Sharma, who featured in “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”, will star in the forthcoming film “Sui Dhaaga”. “After reading the script, I gave audition for couple of roles but didn’t get selected for any of them. Then I got another role to play. Of course, the credit goes to my director who trusted me. I have gained weight and changed my look for the film,” Mahesh said in a statement.

  • Roger Federer to Roy Emerson, top 5 champions of Grand Slam men’s single tennis

    After defeating Juan Martin del Potro in US Open 2018 finals, Novak Djokovic has taken his tally of Grand Slam Titles to 14. Djokovic clinched his third US Open title with the victory. Djokovic is one of the players who leads the list of Grand Slam titles’ champions in men’s single tennis. Let’s have a look at the top five leading champions of Grand Slam men’s singles.

  • Pastor raises slogans in court against verdict on section 377, ‘God has destroyed the cities which allowed homosexuality’

    Coimbatore: Days after the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality, a city-based pastor created a flutter in a court complex here Monday, raising slogans against the landmark judgement and claiming that same sex marriage would lead to natural calamities, police said. Father Felix Jebasingh of Puliyakulam Church came to the district court complex and standing in the corridor shouted slogans urging the people not to support gay marriages. “Please do not support the court judgement on

  • Mental Hai Kya: Kangana Ranaut cuts down on her staff to save money

    While she may be getting extremely negative press and psychological pressure for her part in the takeover of the ‘Manikarnika’ project, Kangana Ranaut has her share of her supporters and admirers. One of them is Ekta Kapoor who sees a reflection of her own untameable free-spiritedness in Kangana.

  • Jacqueline Fernandez will drive away your Monday blues

    New Delhi: Bollywood diva Jacqueline Fernandez will surely wipe off your Monday blues with her latest Instagram picture. The ‘Kick’ actor shared two monochrome photos from her laundry day, where she can be seen winking at the camera while flaunting her million dollar smile.

  • It’s never easy to make original films: Rajat Kapoor on turning to crowd-funding for ‘RK/R Kay’

    New Delhi: Telling an original story has never been easy in the Hindi film industry but Rajat Kapoor is not one to give up. With biggies like “Kapoor and Sons” and “Dil Chahta Hai” behind him as an actor and critically acclaimed films like “Mithya” and “Ankhon Dekhi” in his kitty as a director, getting funds for his latest venture should have been relatively easy. But the actor-filmmaker, who has long straddled the different

  • Indian women to tour Sri Lanka for ICC Women’s Championship

    Dubai: The Indian women’s team will tour Sri Lanka from September 11 to 16 for the third round of the ICC Women’s Championship, cricket’s governing body announced on Monday. The bottom four sides in the points table — Sri Lanka, India, West Indies and South Africa — will look to make up ground on Australia, England, Pakistan and leaders New Zealand in the race to qualify for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2021.