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  • Watch: Two men scale 3 floors to save a three-year-old girl dangling from the building

    Two men rescued a three-year-old girl hanging from a balcony of a building in China. Their heroics was captured on camera. According to a report by CCTV Plus, the incident took place in Changshu, the Jiangsu province of China. The two men deliver courier for living, when they saw the girl hanging from the bars of the balcony they immediately scaled several floors of the building to reach the child.

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    Delhi-based designer Pooja Mahajan files PIL on petrol price hike

    New Delhi: A public interest litigation (PIL) seeking the sale of petrol and diesel at reasonable prices instead of letting oil companies increase the rates exorbitantly was filead in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday. The plea filed by Delhi-based designer Pooja Mahajan through her advocate A. Maitri, is likely to come up for hearing on Wednesday. The petitioner has sought a directive to the Central government to fix the “fair price”

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    Mira Rajput Kapoor talks about managing Misha and new born Zain

    Mira and Shahid recently welcomed their second baby Zain Kapoor to the world, and they seem to be enjoying the days. Shahid and Mira already have a baby girl, Misha Kapoor, who was born to them on August 26, 2016. The couple tied the knot in an arranged marriage set up on July 6, 2015.

  • I will thank Bumrah for a while for that overthrow: Alastair Cook

    London: Retiring England batsman Alastair Cook says he has to thank Jasprit Bumrah for saving him from some “heartache” as the overthrow from the Indian pacer brought up his century in the final Test innings of his career.  Batting at 96, Cook drove Ravindra Jadeja for a single in the cover region. Bumrah aimed hard at stumps and it resulted in giving five runs to the home opener.

  • India struggling at 167/5 in pursuit of 464-run target at lunch on Day 5

    London: India were 167 for five in their second innings while chasing a mammoth 464-run target at lunch on the final day of the fifth cricket Test against England here on Tuesday. KL Rahul was batting on 108, while giving him company was Rishabh Pant on unbeaten 12 at the break. India still require 297 runs for an improbable win with five wickets in hand and two sessions play remaining.

  • Gave list of NPA fraud cases to PMO but not aware of progress: Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan

    New Delhi: A larger number of bad loans or NPAs originated in 2006-2008 when Indian economic growth was strong as the banks made mistakes, former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said. He said that global slowdown, project cost overruns and government decision-making were among the factors that contributed to the process. “A larger number of bad loans originated in 2006-2008 when economic growth was strong, and previous infrastructure projects such as power plants had

  • AAP MP Sanjay Singh’s car attacked in Madhya Pradesh

    New Delhi: Aaam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP and senior leader Sanjay Singh was attacked by a group of people on Tuesday in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhindwara district. He escaped unhurt. Singh alleged that the attempts were being made to instigate the people of the state to stage “violent protests” against the recent amendments in the SC/ST Act.

  • Sebi calls for bigger, cleaner & safer markets

    Mumbai: Market regulator Sebi Tuesday called for bigger, cleaner and safer markets and enhancing the overall governance standards in the market for issuers, intermediaries or market infrastructure providers. It also said that call on the recommendations by fair market conduct committee to further strengthen the rules to deter financial crimes like frauds, market manipulations and insider trading, will be taken soon.

  • India, Kazakhstan conduct joint military exercise Otar

    Kazakhstan: India and Kazakhstan on Tuesday conducted a joint military exercise, Kazind-2018, in the Otar region of Kazakhstan. The fourteen-day joint training aims to build and promote army to army relations and exchange skills and experiences between Indian Army and the Kazakhstan Army. The Indian contingent was represented by 5 Ladakh Scouts Regiment while the Kazakhstan side was represented by Military Base 85395.

  • This oversized white t-shirt of Janhvi Kapoor is too costly to be true

    On Monday, Janhvi Kapoor was photographed at the Mumbai airport as she was returning from Washington D.C along with her father Boney Kapoor and sister Khushi Kapoor. They went to America to attend a film awards function. Janhvi had a smile on her face. She was looking cool wearing an oversized white t-shirt and torn jeans. Her t-shirt read, “I didn’t know what to wear today, so I put on this designer

  • Approached DCW to look into ‘delay’ in execution: Nirbhaya’s mother

    New Delhi: The mother of the 23-year-old paramedic student, who was brutally gang-raped and murdered in 2012, Tuesday said she approached the Delhi Commission for Women to look into the “delay” in execution of the convicts. The DCW issued a notice on Monday to Tihar Jail authorities over “delay” in execution of convicts in the December 15, 2012 Nirbhaya rape and murder case.

  • BJP threw ‘Hindutva ladder’ after coming to power: Sena Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today lashed out at the BJP, saying it came to power by climbing on the “Hindutva ladder” but threw it off once its purpose was met. Accusing the BJP of “stabbing Hindutva in the back” by breaking alliance with the Shiv Sena after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Uddhav Thackeray-led party said not a single promise made to Hindus has been fulfilled till now.

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    Maratha quota: Maharashtra govt likely to receive report by November 15

    Mumbai: The much-awaited report of the Backward Class Commission on the socio-economic ‘backwardness’ of the Maratha community is likely to be finalised by November 15. This comes after the Maharashtra government informed the Bombay High Court that the commission is presently finalising its report pertaining to the ‘status’ of Marathas in state employment and other fields. Special counsel Ravi Kadam, appearing for the government, tendered an affidavit before the division bench of

  • Odisha: Meet Pratap Chandra Khandwal Bhubaneswar’s dancing traffic cop

    Bhubaneswar: Traffic cop Pratap Chandra Khandwal has an interesting way of making people obey traffic rules. The 33-year-old home guard, who is currently deployed as traffic police personnel here, controls traffic with his dance moves. He is famous among commuters for his distinctive style of controlling the traffic.

  •  Lady Gaga moved to tears after standing ovation for ‘A Star Is Born’

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Lady Gaga was moved to tears at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) after she was praised for her performance in “A Star Is Born”. Gaga, 32, was with the film’s director and co-star Bradley Cooper as well as other cast members at a Question and Answer panel at TIFF on Sunday.

  • Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz passes away after prolonged illness

    London: Former three-time Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife, Kulsoom Nawaz, breathed her last at a London hospital on Tuesday. She was 68 years old. Geo News reported that the health of Kulsoom, who was admitted at London’s Harley Street Clinic for cancer treatment in June, deteriorated last night. She was placed on life support earlier in the day. Sources added that she had also developed a lung-related problem.

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    Government implements HIV/ AIDS Act 2017: Here are 6 things you should know

    A crucial legislation for ensuring equal rights to persons affected by HIV and AIDS in getting treatment, admission in educational institutions and jobs has come into force.The Ministry of Health has announced implementation of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Act through a gazette notification issued on Monday.

  •  NASA decodes hazards of human spaceflight to Mars

    Washington: In a bid to make an organised effort to overcome the obstacles that lie before a human journey to Mars, NASA has decoded some hazards that astronauts can encounter on a continual basis on the Red Planet. The space agency’s Human Research Programme (HRP) used ground-based analogues, laboratories, and the International Space Station (ISS), to evaluate human performance and countermeasures required for the exploration of Mars, expected to be in the 2030s.

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    Dabangg completes 8 years: Salman Khan hints at Dabangg 3 release

    On the eighth anniversary of Dabangg Salman Khan shared a post on his Instagram thanking team of the movie and also wrote that Dabangg 3 is going to release next year. “Aaj 8 Saal Ho Gaye Dabangg Ko… thank u for all the appreciation and love from Rajjo and Chulbul Pandey…see u in #Dabangg3 next year,” the actor wrote.