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    India does not discriminate against tourists based on their sexual orientation: Tourism Minister K J Alphons

    New Delhi: India does not discriminate against tourists based on their sexual orientation and everyone is welcome to come to the country, Tourism Minister K J Alphons said on Monday. The minister was responding to a question about the government’s view on promoting LGBT tourism in the country in the backdrop of the Supreme Court decriminalising homosexuality and Thailand promoting itself as a safe destination for the community.

  • Delhi: Railway gateman brutally attacked after he refused to open a level crossing gate

    New Delhi: Two bike-borne assailants severed the hands of gateman Kundan Pathak after he refused to open a level crossing gate in north Delhi’s Narela area because a train was approaching, railway officials said Monday. Pathak, 28, is undergoing major surgery to restore the limbs after the assault Sunday night, at a city hospital, they said. He also received serious injuries to his legs and neck.

  • News Alerts! Sensex plunges 505.13 points to end at 37,585

    4:38 pm: West Bengal: Police detain Bengal BJP Yuva Morcha workers who were protesting against the attack on vehicle of state BJP President Dilip Ghosh in East Midnapore earlier today.

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    Planning doesn’t work in ‘Bigg Boss’ house, says Hiten Tejwani

    New Delhi: Actor Hiten Tejwani, who was a part of the 11th season of controversial TV reality show “Bigg Boss”, does not believe in the allegations of the show being scripted. “‘Bigg Boss’ is not at all scripted. Though sometimes it seems that fights between the contestants are already pre-planned but living for over two months in the show, I know that nothing is planned and scripted. “Be it fights or arguments, everything happens

  • Sensex crashes 505 points on rupee woes, global worries

    Mumbai: After rallying for two sessions, the BSE benchmark Sensex Monday tumbled over 505 points to slip below the 38,000-level as worries about global trade war and prevailing rupee crisis dampened investors mood despite the government announcing steps to stem a steep fall in the Indian currency. The broader Nifty too nosedived over 137 points to end below the 11,400-mark. Subdued Asian and European markets due to escalating trade war between the US and China

  • Man washes BJP MP Nishikant Dubey’s feet, drinks used water

    Godda: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament (MP) Nishikant Dubey has found himself at the centre of controversy after a party worker washed the parlimentarian’s feet and drank the used water thereafter. The incident took place on Sunday when the MP from Jharkhand’s Godda visited Kanhavara village of his constituency to announce the construction of a bridge. Onlookers filmed the episode, which was also shared by Dubey on his Facebook page, however,

  • 568 kilo ladoo unveiled on PM Narendra Modi’s birthday              

    New Delhi: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar and his cabinet colleague Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi unveiled a 568-kg ladoo on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 68th birthday on Monday.Participating at a function organised by Sulabh International Social Service Organisation, which is celebrating the PM’s birthday as ‘Swachhta Diwas’, Javadekar said, “Sanitation coverage has significantly increased in the country in last four years.

  • Bigg Boss 12: Hilarious memes on Anup Jalota and girlfriend Jasleen Matharu will make you ROFL

    Bhajan and ghazal sensation Anup Jalota was roped in as one of the contestants for Bigg Boss 12. As normal as it sounds, the singer had his girlfriend tagged along too. Apparently, the 65-year-old is in a relationship with his student Jasleen Matharu (28). While some might get awry about the obnoxious age gap, the couple seems to be in love and are quite the romantic jodi for the show.

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    Pre-poll alliance between AIMIM and BMM is bogus, it will only benefit BJP: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Terming the proposed pre-poll alliance between the All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) and Prakash Ambedkar-led Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh (BBM) as “bogus”, the Shiv Sena said Monday that such a political move is not a good omen. The alliance would only benefit the BJP, the Sena claimed, alleging that the move by the BBM chief, who is the grandson of late Dr B R Ambedkar, is akin to betraying people of his own

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    Rewari rape case: New SP Rahul Sharma says hunt on to nab other accused

    Chandigarh: The Haryana police’s multiple teams are at job to nab the two absconding key accused involved in the gang rape of a young woman from Rewari, the new district police chief said on Monday. “A hunt is on to nab the absconding accused,” said Rahul Sharma, who took over as the Rewari superintendent of police after Rajesh Duggal was moved out on Sunday.

  • Supreme Court lifts ban on sale of Saridon and 2 other drugs

    The Supreme Court on Monday lifted ban on sale of Saridon and two other drugs. Saridon is a medical drug which is used to get relief from headache. Last month, the ministry of health and family welfare (MOHFW) had banned the manufacture, sale or distribution of 328 fixed dose combinations (FDCs) in public interest. It had also restricted the manufacture, sale or distribution of six FDCs, subject to certain conditions.