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    Gujarat: Resident doctor held for raping junior colleague at a government medical college

    Rajkot: A 28-year-old resident doctor was arrested for allegedly raping his junior colleague at a government medical college here in Gujarat, police said Monday. Sachin Santosh Kumar Singh, studying at the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya (PDU) Medical College located at the Rajkot Civil Hospital, was arrested on Saturday after the 24-year-old victim lodged a complaint against him, Deputy Commissioner of Police (zone II) Manoharsinh Jadeja said. “The victim, who is also a resident doctor and pursuing her

  • Rs 64 lakh worth gold smuggled from Myanmar seized from train passenger

    Visakhapatnam: Gold worth Rs 64 lakh, allegedly being smuggled from Myanmar, was seized and a train passenger from Guwahati arrested at the railway station here, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) said Monday. Acting on a tip-off, the DRI officials intercepted the passenger travelling in a Guwahati-Chennai train Sunday and recovered the gold in the form of sheets and bars totally weighing 1.9 kg from him, it said in a release.

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    Independent councillor shot dead in SDM office premises in Rajasthan

    Jaipur: An independent councillor was allegedly shot dead in broad daylight in the sub-divisional magistrate office premises in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan Monday, police said. The man, identified as Harveer Saharan, had gone to the SDM office for some work, they said.

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    I like to live on the edge: ‘Ghoul’ actress Radhika Apte

    Mumbai: With three consecutive Netflix projects and one Bollywood blockbuster to her credit Radhika Apte is on a roll, but the actor says she does not let the success get to her and likes to live on the “edge”. The actor started the year with R Balki’s comedy-drama “Padman” and featured in “Lust Stories”, “Sacred Games” and “Ghoul”, positioning her as streaming giant’s India favourite. “The content that’s coming my way is great, but

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    ‘Can’t teach lessons to us on nationalism; answer questions raised’: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of deflecting the country’s attention from key issues like “corruption” in the Rafale deal by raising the issue of Pakistan. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala charged that “an unnerved, frustrated and worried Modi government is now seeking shelter of Pakistan to deflect attention of the country” as it was faced with corruption “exposed” in the Rafale scam.

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    Opposition parties suffering from ‘Modi phobia’, says Amit Shah

    Puri: BJP President Amit Shah criticised the opposition parties, including the Congress, on Monday saying they suffered from “Modi phobia” and did not have any agenda for the country’s development. All partners of the BJP in the NDA, on the other hand, are united and serious about transforming India as the number one country in the world, Shah said.

  • M.K. Stalin condemns killing of 15-yr-old boy for alleged mobile theft

    Chennai: DMK President M.K. Stalin on Monday demanded action against those who beat to death 15-year-old P. Balasubramani for allegedly stealing a mobile phone. In a statement issued here, Stalin said the killing of the boy, who belonged to Tamil Nadu’s Karur district, is condemnable and not acceptable in a civilised society.

  • CBDT extends due date for filing of Income tax returns and audit reports till October 15

    New Delhi: The government Monday extended by a fortnight till October 15 the deadline for filing Income Tax Return (ITR) and audit report for financial year 2017-18. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had received representations from stakeholders seeking extension of the last date for filing of returns by taxpayers whose accounts have to be audited.

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    Watch: Virat Kohli recalls ‘heartbreaking’ day when his father passed away in his arms

    Virat Kohli is one of the most talented batsman in the world, he became the only third Indian cricketer after Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni to receive the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. But only some would know, that he displayed tremendous mental and emotional strength when he walked out to bat for Delhi back in 2006, just few hours after he had lost his father.

  • Kharif crop damage feared as heavy rain lashes Punjab, Haryana

    Chandigarh: Incessant rains in Punjab and Haryana could cause damage to Kharif crops and dip in their yield, farm experts said Monday. As rains set to delay paddy harvesting for a few days, farm experts are also apprehending there would be a short window to manage the crop residue, before sowing wheat.