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  • ‘Hotel Mumbai’: Australian filmmaker Anthony Maras’ thriller to bring Mumbai terror attack to big screen

    Toronto: Three years after French director Nicolas Saada’s “Taj Mahal”, which focused on a single site of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, Australian filmmaker Anthony Maras’ debut narrative feature, “Hotel Mumbai”, enters the precincts of the iconic property and presents a fictional recreation of the violence perpetrated on India’s financial capital by heavily armed terrorists a decade ago and the remarkable resilience displayed by the staff and guests that were caught unawares.

  • Alwar lynching case: Supreme Court agrees to hear plea seeking court-monitored probe

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will next week hear a plea by Alwar lynching victim Rakbar Khan’s family, who sought a court-monitored probe on Monday. The plea also sought transfer of the trial out of Rajasthan. On September 7, the Alwar police charged three men linked to the murder of Rakbar Khan.

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    Salman Khan to resume Bharat schedule after celebrating Ganesh festival at Aayush and Arpita Sharma’s residence

    Last year, Salman Khan could only attend the Ganesh Chaturthi visarjan celebrations at the house of his sister, Arpita Khan and her husband Aayush Sharma in Bandra but this year he will be in Mumbai for the entire celebrations. The super star will start Ali Abbas Zafar’s action-packed Bharat schedule in Abu Dhabi once the festival gets over. It’s more special for

  • Bharat Bandh Live Updates: 2-year-old girl dies after an ambulance stuck in protests in Bihar

    A number of opposition parties will unitedly protest the rise in fuel prices in the country on Monday and participate in the ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by the Congress.  Congress leader Ajay Maken on Sunday said that close to “20 political parties” will take part in the protest. Parties like the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S), Samajwadi Party (SP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), DMK, Trinamool Congress, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and

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    Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter: Bombay HC upholds discharge of DIG Vanzara, 4 others

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court Monday upheld the discharge granted by a trial court to ex-Gujarat ATS chief DG Vanzara and four others, all of them police officers from Gujarat and Rajasthan, in the case of encounter of suspected gangster Sohrabuddin Shaikh, his wife and aide. The court held that the applications challenging their discharge were devoid of merit.

  • 17 years after 9/11, workers still search for remains

    New York: Seventeen years later, more than 1,100 victims of the hijacked plane attacks on the World Trade Center have yet to be identified. But in a New York lab, a team is still avidly working to identify the remains, with technological progress on its side. Day in, day out, they repeat the same protocol dozens of times. At first, they examine a bone fragment found in the wreckage of the Twin Towers. It

  • Bharat Bandh affects normal life in Karnataka   

    Bengaluru: Normal life was thrown out of gear during the ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by the Congress and supported by JD(S), its ally in the coalition government, and other parties, to protest the rise in prices of petroleum products. Roads in the city wore a deserted look since morning as government buses, private taxis and most of the autorickshaws did not ply.

  • Another accused convicted in Hyderabad twin blast case

    Hyderabad: A court here on Monday convicted a third accused in the 2007 Hyderabad twin bomb blasts which had claimed 42 lives while the other two convicts are likely to be sentenced later in the day. The Second Metropolitan Sessions Court held Tariq Anjum, an alleged operative of the Indian Mujahideen (IM), guilty for providing shelter to the other accused. The quantum of punishment will be pronounced later. Two other accused, Farooq Sharfuddin and Sadiq

  • Bharat Bandh evokes mixed response in Telangana  

    Hyderabad: The ‘Bharat Bandh’ call given by several opposition parties over rising petrol and diesel prices Monday evoked a mixed response as it was business as usual in many parts of the state, including the capital city. No untoward incidents have been reported so far, police said.

  • Lukewarm response to Bharat Bandh in West Bengal

    Kolkata: The nationwide shutdown called by the Congress and Left parties against the fuel price hike on Monday evoked lukewarm response in West Bengal, with vehicular traffic remaining near normal. The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) had previously opposed the strike and said the state government would take every possible step to ensure that the public life remains unaffected. In Kolkata, most of the shops and markets remained open while the city’s metro service functioned normally.

  • Karan Johar receives ‘bone crushing’ love on the sets of ‘Simmba’; see pic

    New Delhi: Karan Johar received all the “Bone crushing” love on the sets of Rohit Shetty’s ‘Simmba’. The producer made a special appearance on the sets of Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan starrer film and was welcomed with hugs and kisses by the actors and director.

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    Maharashtra: Congress workers stage protest in various places during Bharat Bandh

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Congress Monday staged protests in various parts of the state in response to the Bharat Bandh called by the party’s central leadership against rising fuel prices. The shutdown is backed by other opposition parties such as the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), the Samajwadi Party, the Peasants and Workers’ Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).

  • India vs England 5th Test Day 4 at The Oval LIVE streaming: When and where to watch in India, Live Coverage on TV

    Alastair Cook and Joe Root remained unbeaten as England were on 114/2, extending their lead to 154 at stumps on Day 3 of the fifth Test at The Oval. England captain Root played beautifully which kept the scoreboard ticking. Indian bowlers Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami each took one wicket. While Jadeja dismissed Moeen Ali and Shami dismissed Keaton Jennings.

  • Apple acquires global rights of 2 feature films, says deadline.com

    San Francisco: In a push to enter the film and TV market, Apple has acquired global rights to two feature films — Victoria Stone and Mark Deebles documentary “The Elephant Queen” and an animated film “The Wolfwakers”. According to a report in Deadline.com on Sunday, Apple’s worldwide video division led by Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht acquired “The Elephant Queen” that made its debut at the Toronto Film Festival last weekend.

  • NABARD offering jobs with salary of Rs 2.5 lakh per month, click here for details

    The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has invited candidates to fill up three vacancies. The vacancies are for one post of Senior Project Advisor and two posts for Communication professionals. The candidates can apply for the same by September 12, 2018, which is the last date to apply for the vacancies.