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ED attaches over 6,000 vehicles of Surat firm in bank fraud case
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) said it filed the money laundering case against the company and its directors on the basis of a CBI FIR.

Independence soul of judiciary: Indian Chief Justice at SCO meet
The comments were made at the two-day conference in Sochi that has participation at the level of Chief Justice and Judges of Supreme Court from the member countries of SCO.

PM Narendra Modi meets key secretaries to finalise 100-day agenda
Modi is likely to have discussed the reforms road map for every department with a view to making it easier to do business in the country and boost economy.

Unemployed graduates to get up to Rs 3,500 in Rajasthan
They will get the benefit of the Chief Minister Yuva Sambal Yojana from February this year.

India grants $ 15 mn first time ever for African Union Summit
The cheque of $15 million grant was handed over by India’s envoy to Niger to the country’s deputy foreign minister on Monday.

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury named Congress leader in Lok Sabha
The Congress is again set to lose the position of Leader of Opposition post in the lower house as it falls two seats short.

4 awarded life term in 2005 Ayodhya terror attack case, 1 acquitted
Special judge Dinesh Chandra also imposed a fine of Rs 2.4 lakh on each of the convicts, public prosecutor Gulab Chandra Agrahari told reporters.

All you need to know about new Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla
An agriculturist and social worker, the low-profile leader has been active in politics from his student days.

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K'taka: How multi-crore scam eroded public trust in Muslim netas, clergy
Numerous Ponzi schemes in Karnataka have duped people of their money, but the I Monetary Advisory (IMA) Group scam has done irreparable damage to middle-class investors while simultaneously eroding public trust in Muslim politicians and ulemas (Islamic scholars).

7 injured in grenade attack in J&K's Pulwama
At least seven civilians were injured in a grenade attack by terrorists on a police station in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday, officials said. The terrorists lobbed the grenade towards the police station, but it exploded on the roadside, causing injuries to seven people.

Perform or face public wrath: Pak skipper to team
Drawing flak after the loss to India, Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed has warned his teammates of further backlash at home if they fail to lift their game in the remaining matches of the ongoing World Cup.

Decks cleared for Pak athletes to compete in India
The government on Tuesday guaranteed the Indian Olympic Association and IOC that all athletes, qualifying for international events to be held in India, will be granted entry into the country. This paves way for India to be given hosting rights for international events again. It also clears decks for Pakistan athletes to compete in international events in India.

PM meets secretaries for 100-day agenda
PM Modi on Tuesday brainstormed with top bureaucrats of finance and other ministries to finalise the government's 100-day agenda with a focus to revive the sagging economy and create jobs. Sources said the meeting at the PM's residence had in attendance all 5 secretaries in the finance ministry and other key ministries as well as top officials of Niti Aayog.

15 tax officials made to retire over graft charges
After sacking errant income tax officers, the government dismissed from service 15 senior customs and central excise officials, including one of the ranks of principal commissioner, on charges of corruption and bribery. These officers either had corruption cases registered against them by the CBI or were involved in bribery, extortion and disproportionate assets cases.

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India's heatwave turns deadly - Aljazeera.com
India's heatwave turns deadly  Aljazeera.com

Over 180 people killed in eastern state of Bihar, which is witnessing the second-longest heatwave on record.


India's city where people come to die - BBC News
India's city where people come to die  BBC News

For Hindus, Varanasi is one of the holiest cities in the world, and 'salvation homes' have been set up across the city to house the men and women who come to ...


India to cross China's population by 2027: United Nations - India Today
India to cross China's population by 2027: United Nations  India Today

India is projected to surpass China as the world's most populous country in the next eight years. As per a United Nations report, released on Monday, India is ...


Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families - The Guardian
Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families  The Guardian

About 800,000 doctors across India went on strike on Monday to demand better working conditions, following years of complaints about violent attacks from ...


Indian magician's body found after tragic Houdini-style stunt - The Guardian
Indian magician's body found after tragic Houdini-style stunt  The Guardian

Chanchal Lahiri's still-chained body found 1km downstream on bank of river in Kolkata.


India reels under worst drought in decades, heat kills dozens - Aljazeera.com
India reels under worst drought in decades, heat kills dozens  Aljazeera.com

Western state of Maharashtra witnesses worst drought in 47 years, while intense heat kills dozens in impoverished Bihar.


Encephalitis kills more than 100 children in India's Bihar state - Al Jazeera English
Encephalitis kills more than 100 children in India's Bihar state  Al Jazeera English

Opposition accuses government of neglecting children's health as encephalitis outbreak kills scores in Bihar state.


India’s defence exports more than double - Economic Times
India’s defence exports more than double  Economic Times

NEW DELHI: India's defence exports have more than doubled to nearly Rs 11,000 crore on the back of recent policy liberalisation and access to the US market, ...


Chennai water crisis: City's reservoirs run dry - BBC News
Chennai water crisis: City's reservoirs run dry  BBC News

The southern Indian city of Chennai (formerly Madras) is in crisis after its four main water reservoirs ran completely dry. The acute water shortage has forced the ...


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Jadugar Mandrake, Who Disappeared During Stunt, Found Dead in River Hooghly

Jadugar Mandrake, Who Disappeared During Stunt, Found Dead in River HooghlyChanchal Lahiri, popularly known as Jadugar Mandrake drowned in river Hoogly while performing a stunt on Sunday.



Gambhir Faces Flak For Commentating During India Vs Pakistan Match

Gambhir Faces Flak For Commentating During India Vs Pakistan MatchGautam Gambhir was subject to netizens’ anger following his appearance on TV during India Vs Pakistan.



Ahead of Amit Shah's Visit, Another Congress MLA May Join BJP in Telangana

Ahead of Amit Shah's Visit, Another Congress MLA May Join BJP in TelanganaCongress party is already facing a crisis in the state after two-thirds of its MLAs have joined the ruling TRS. With the exit of Reddy from the party, the Congress will further weaken in the state.



3 policemen suspended for thrashing tempo driver in Delhi

3 policemen suspended for thrashing tempo driver in DelhiThe incident occurred on Sunday evening after the tempo driver's vehicle collided with a police van in northwest Delhi. Things took an ugly turn when the driver pulled out a sword and attacked a police officer on duty.



Officer's Choice highest selling whisky in world; 3 of 5 whisky cases sold made in India

Officer's Choice highest selling whisky in world; 3 of 5 whisky cases sold made in IndiaIn between 2014 and 2018, sales of Indian whisky had expanded to over 50 per cent, which is three times the growth rate for the global liquor market.



Kerala Lalithakala Akademi refuses to review cartoon award

Kerala Lalithakala Akademi refuses to review cartoon awardThe cartoon drawn by K K Subhash is a caricature of Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jalandhar diocese.



Chennai students climb, fall off moving bus while celebrating Bus Day | Watch

Chennai students climb, fall off moving bus while celebrating Bus Day | WatchA group of over 30 students were seen climbing atop a bus in Chennai on Monday to celebrate Bus Day. As soon as the bus applied brakes, the entire group fell off the roof of the bus.



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Congress names five-time West Bengal MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as Lok Sabha leader
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has been winning Lok Sabha election from West Bengal's Berhampore since 1999.
OJEE 2019 results: Online and offline exam results to be declared tomorrow at ojee.nic.in
Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) Cell will declare OJEE 2019 results for online and offline exams on Wednesday.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar orders to increase hospital beds to control AES deaths
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also issued orders saying 1500 new beds for the hospital should be arranged immediately. 
Terrorists hurl grenade at police station in Pulwama, 8 civilians injured
A joint team of security forces reached the site of the attack and the area has been cordoned off.
UPSC declares NDA and NA (I) written exam result 2019 at upsc.gov.in: Check your roll number here
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) written exam results on its official website upsc.gov.in. 
TMC MLA; 12 councillors join BJP, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee says she will find new people
Earlier on Tuesday, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee had said that the councillors and MLAs who are quitting will not be accepted back in the party.
Bad weather continues to hamper operation to retrieve bodies from AN 32 crash site
Inclement weather continued to hamper the rescue operations and recovery of mortal remains of the 13 air warriors on board the ill-fated Indian Air Force's AN-32 aircraft that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3.
2005 Ayodhya terror attack case: Four sentenced to life imprisonment, one acquitted
Uttar Pradesh police had arrested five people - Irfan, Ashiq Iqbal alias Farooque, Shakeel Ahmed, Mohammad Naseem and Mohammad Aziz - in connection with this case.
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Sebi imposes Rs 12 lakh fine on NDTV for disclosure lapses
The order comes after the regulator examined multiple disclosure lapses by NDTV and noted non-compliance with the SAST Regulations.

RBI to infuse Rs 12,500 cr liquidity through bond purchases
The Central bank would purchase five government bonds under open market operations (OMOs) on June 20

CBI files FIR against Indira Jaising's NGO Lawyers Collective for FCRA violations, names Anand Grover
The CBI has filed an FIR on the basis of a complaint from the MHA, which has alleged several discrepancies in the utilisation of foreign aid received by the group.

Reserve Bank fines HDFC Bank Rs 1 cr for violation of KYC norms
The fine pertains to submission of forged bill of entries (BoEs) by certain importers to HDFC Bank for remittance of foreign currency, says RBI

NCB launches major crackdown against illegal drug operations in Punjab; posts new team in Amritsar
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has deployed a special team of sleuths in the state to undertake "coordinated" action against the illegal narcotics trade.

DPIL's Bhatnagar siblings get bail from Gujarat High Court in Rs 2,654 crore bank fraud case
The court of Justice Sonia Gokani granted the duo bail on the condition that they will not leave Vadodara, and ordered them to deposit a bond of Rs 2.5 crore each

RRB JE CBT-1: Dates for rescheduled exam announced, details inside
Candidates whose 1st stage CBT exam was rescheduled can log in with their credentials to the official RRB website to check the exam date, city and time.

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Telangana Soldier Posted in J&K Claims Family Land 'Grabbed', Alleges Apathy from Authorities
He said in view of the "life threat" to his parents he was under tension and was contemplating to quit his job and be with his family.

Days Ahead of Budget, PM Modi Meets Key Secretaries to Finalise 100-day Agenda
The meeting at the Prime Minister's residence is said to have had in attendance all five secretaries in the finance ministry and other key ministries as well as top officials of the Niti Aayog.

FIR Against Union Minister Prahlad Patel’s Son, 10 Others Over ‘Murderous’ Assault on Duo
An officer from Narsinghpur police station said the victims were on their way to a marriage function on Monday night when they entered into a feud with Prabal Patel at Balhai bazaar.

Andhra Pradesh Assembly Makes Fresh Push for Special Status, Asks Centre to Extend Benefits Without Further Delay
Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy said that the previous Naidu’s government had made a resolution seeking special financial package to the state. However, we want nothing less than Special Category Status.

Former Dance Bar Employee Accuses CPM Kerala Chief’s Son of Rape, Cheating
Based on a complaint by Binoy Kodiyeri, the elder son of CPI(M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, the state police may register a case of blackmailing against the woman.

Bullet-ridden Body of Youth Found Near Encounter Site in Anantnag Day After Gunbattle
Twenty-year old Nasir Ahmad Mir's body bore bullet wounds and was recovered near the encounter site in Achabal area in the morning, an official said.

PIL Filed Against Nitish Kumar, Harsh Vardhan as Encephalitis Claims Over 100 Lives in Bihar
The chief minister visited the Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in Muzaffarpur on Tuesday. He has given directions to convert the hospital into a 2500-bed hospital (currently 610 beds), & 1500 beds to be arranged immediately.

Tilak, Garland, Shawl: On His 73rd Birthday, Trump Dons Indian Look. Courtesy, a Telangana Fan
Bussa Krishna from Janagam in Telnagana installed a life-xxxx statue of the US President and organised a celebration. Krishna also performed 'abhishek' of the statue with milk, a ritual reserved for holy deities.

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'Maybe 10, 15 years later, Rahul may mature'
'This business of monopoly of one family must end.''Here, they picked up a few leaders for him as he needed support which was okay, but later, they became his cronies.'

Trump didn't conspire with Russia: US attorney general
'While this (Mueller's) report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him" and sets out evidence on "both sides of the question'

Update: Bumrah has 'recovered' after hurting shoulder
His condition will be 'assessed' on Monday, the Mumbai Indians team management said.

How Rishabh Pant brightened his WC selection prospects
I am glad to bat anywhere the team wants me to: Pant

How to enhance your medical insurance coverage
A sum insured of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh may have been sufficient seven-eight years ago but would be inadequate today, especially for people living in metros, points out Sanjay Kumar Singh.

This athlete's fitness journey will baffle you
Raipur's Nami Rai didn't let marriage or lack of sporting facilities affect her love for fitness.

Why Akshay Kumar feels LUCKY
'I am 51 now. I think I can do action till 56.' 'After that, God knows.'

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Tue Jun 18 2019  Australian Dollar 47.7555
Tue Jun 18 2019  British Pound Sterling 87.1840
Tue Jun 18 2019  Canadian Dollar 51.8941
Tue Jun 18 2019  European Euro 77.8210
Tue Jun 18 2019  United States Dollar 69.4927

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Gold edges up by Rs 100 to Rs 33,720, silver rises Rs 130
Gold prices rose by Rs 100 to Rs 33,720 per 10 gm at the bullion market in the national capital on Tuesday on the back of positive demand from local

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Chennai water crisis: City's reservoirs run dry
Chennai's severe water shortage has forced restaurants to shut and the city to scramble for solutions.

Indian magician Chanchal Lahiri drowns attempting Houdini trick
The body of Chanchal Lahiri, who was lowered into a river while shackled, has now been found.

India encephalitis death toll rises to 103
Hundreds of children have been admitted to hospital in Bihar state since the start of June.

Jet Airways lenders plan insolvency proceedings
What was once India's biggest private carrier is saddled with $1bn of debt and has been seeking a buyer.

The factory making shoes out of plastic bottles
This Adidas factory in India makes shoes and clothes out of polyester from recycled plastic bottles.

India vs Pakistan: Rivals on the field, friends off it - fans light up Old Trafford
BBC Sport's Amy Lofthouse savours the vibrant, colourful and noisy atmosphere served up by India and Pakistan in the World Cup.

India announces retaliatory trade tariffs against the US
The new duties come days before countries' leaders are expected to meet at a G20 summit in Japan.

'My parents wanted me to marry. I became a DJ'
Photographer Sayan Hazra captures a day in the life of one of India's few female DJs.

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PM Modi brainstorms with key secretaries ahead of Budget
Sources said the meeting at the Prime Minister’s residence had in attendance all five secretaries in the finance ministry and other key ministries as well as top officials of the Niti Aayog.

Armed with cameras, anti-Romeo squad in UP to shame offenders
Anti-romeo squads will be equipped with body worn hidden cameras to record the activities of eve teasers. The footages of their activities will be shown to their parents which will also be used as an evidence against them.

Hema Malini ends Parliament oath with 'Radhe Radhe'. House joins in
Known as Bollywood’s ‘dream girl’, Hema concluded her oath with “Radhe Radhe! Krishnam Vande, Jagat Guru”, which led to the thumping of tables and chants of “Radhe Radhe” in the House.

Circular economy: An idea worth emulating
As the day to day economy becomes more commercialised, even waste associated with food, such as milk packets and water bottles. are piling up. Solid waste disposal is already an acute crisis in India’s big cities. Status quo is not going to help us solve these issues

Centre restores free ration for defence officers in peace areas that was withdrawn...
The facility was withdrawn by the government in 2017 and it started paying a certain amount in instead of the ration to defence personnel.

Om Birla, BJP's surprise pick for Speaker, is also a message down the line
Om Birla is a three-term member of Rajasthan assembly, and has worked closely with former chief minister Vasundhara Raje.

India vs Pakistan, ICC World Cup 2019: India intimidate Pakistan, says Waqar Yo...
India extended their unblemished World Cup record against their South Asian neighbours to 7-0, Virat Kohli’s men securing an 89-run win via the Duckworth-Lewis.

In RSVP for PM Modi-chaired meet, Mamata takes a swipe at 'hurried' move
In a letter to the Prahlad Joshi, the Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Banerjee has said that the matter of ‘one nation, one election’ requires consultations with experts.

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Indian-American population grew by 38 percent between 2010-2017: Report
In general, the population of American residents tracing their roots to South Asia grew by 40 per cent.

Indian-American IT professional committed suicide, 3 family members shot dead: US police
The West Des Moines Police Department, which is probing the case, came to this conclusion after forensic autopsies were conducted on Sunday.

Indian-Americans hail decision to let Sikh-American airman to keep turban, beard on active duty
In 2017, the Army became the first military branch to allow Sikh Americans to receive career-long accommodations to wear articles of faith.

Indian CEO charged in US with securities fraud
The charges carries a maximum potential penalty of 20 years in prison and a USD 5 million fine.

Indian businessman installs hand pumps in poverty-stricken Pakistan district
Joginder Singh Salaria set up nearly 62 water pumps with the help of local social workers after knowing the plight of the area through social media.

Pramila Jayapal becomes first South Asian American woman to preside over US House
Jayapal, 53, a Democrat from Washington DC, took to Twitter to share a clip of Tuesday's session where she was seen presiding over the House as a temporary speaker.

Indian retail tycoon becomes UAE's first permanent expat resident
The new initiative -- which aims at generating foreign investment and attracting top engineers, scientists and star students -- has identified 6,800 qualified expats from over 70 countries in the first phase.

Indian-Americans welcome Jaishankar's appointment as India's External Affairs Minister
During his trip, Jaishankar had said that Houston has a special relationship with India as its trade with the country is about USD 8 billion, more than some countries, he said.

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SC seeks Centre’s view on Haj private tour operators’ plea
They seek autonomy over pricing in 10,000 seats
BJP’s central leaders to sort out crisis in Manipur
A team of central leaders of the BJP is coming to Manipur shortly to sort out the crisis over party leadership in the State, minister T. Biswajit told
Educational norm for drivers may be waived
To provide job opportunities: govt.
Encephalitis deaths: PIL filed in SC seeking an expert team
PIL in SC says the disease is curable and that most of the deaths are occurring due to lack of medical facilities
Many Opposition leaders may skip Modi’s ‘one nation one election’ meeting
Mamata says the government, instead of calling an hurriedly called meeting, should prepare a white paper on the subject if it wants “concrete suggestions”
Making career choice easy for students
Special programmes for Civil Services aspirants and aptitude tests for students are among the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education’s career guida
Budget will take Maharashtra forward in ‘difficult times’, says Devendra Fadnavis
The Maharashtra Chief Minister dismisses the Opposition legislators’ claim that the Budget provisions were “leaked” on Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar’s Twitter handle before he read out the Budget in the Ass
Supreme Court puts off hearing on doctors’ security in government hospitals
Bench of Justices Deepak Gupta and Surya Kant says there is no urgency in the matter as the doctors’ strike had been called off.
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India’s ‘Street Fighter,’ Cornered by Modi, Faces Fight of Her Life
To end decades of communist rule in West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee took blows to her head. Now Narendra Modi’s party is making life hell for her.

Indian Court Convicts 6 Hindus in Rape and Murder of Muslim Girl, 8
The men were handed sentences of five years to life imprisonment in the case, which reflected bitter religious divisions in the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir.

8 Missing Climbers in Indian Himalayas Are Assumed Dead, Officials Say, Citing Photographs
The officials said aerial photographs taken Monday showed at least five bodies on Nanda Devi, India’s second-tallest mountain. The climbers were last heard from on May 26.

Yes, India’s Economy Is Growing, but Can You Trust the Data?
Jobs data has been delayed, and economists are skeptical about how the Modi government has calculated growth. Small businesses may be hurting.

Fire Kills at Least 18 in Surat, India, as Students Jump From Building
Firefighters struggled to quell flames in a commercial building in Gujarat state that housed a tutoring center and a gym. Video shared online showed young people jumping to escape the fire.

Modi Has a Huge Mandate in India. Now What Will He Do?
A mix of hope and fear defined his first five years as prime minister. Both supporters and critics wonder whether a defining victory will tilt him more to one side.

Violent Protests Erupt in Kashmir After Indian Forces Kill Militant
Thousands took to the streets of the Indian part of the disputed region after Indian forces said they had killed Zakir Rashid Bhat, who was on their most-wanted list.

Where Modi’s Victory Isn’t What It Seems
In this far corner of India, insouciant party-hopping is the rule.

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England vs Afghanistan Live Score, Over 36 to 40 Latest Cricket Score, Updates
Live Updates of Today Match between England vs Afghanistan from Old Trafford, Manchester. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match.
England vs Afghanistan Live Score, Over 31 to 35 Latest Cricket Score, Updates
Live Updates of Today Match between England vs Afghanistan from Old Trafford, Manchester. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match.
JEMAT Result 2019 Today, Here's How To Download
JEMAT results 2019 can be accessed from the official websites, wbut.ac.in and jemat.examflix.in.
Sebi Allows Exchanges To Introduce Futures On Commodity Indices
Sebi said that it has now decided "to permit recognized stock exchanges with commodity derivative segment to introduce futures on commodity indices"
Amitabh Bachchan Begins Shooting For His Next Film 'Gulabo Sitabo'
Amitabh Bachchan is shooting Gulabo Sitabo in Lucknow currently
Here's What Abhay Deol Has To Say About Censorship In 'Digital Media'
"If you have to be thorough in censoring content, you would have to censor the Internet," said Abhay
Dead Body Found Floating In Sea Off Juhu Coast In Mumbai
The body of an unidentified man floating in the sea off the Juhu coast in Mumbai was on Tuesday brought ashore by lifeguards deployed there, a Disaster Management Unit official said.
China, United States Will "Lose By Fighting": Xi Jinping To Donald Trump
Chinese President Xi Jinping called for cooperation in a phone call with Donald Trump on Tuesday, confirming he would meet the US leader at the G20 summit amid a bruising trade war.
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Bihar encephalitis outbreak: MP Dinesh Chandra Yadav defends Health Minister Mangal Pandey

Bihar encephalitis outbreak: MP Dinesh Chandra Yadav defends Health Minister Mangal PandeyJanata Dal (United)'s MP Dinesh Chandra Yadav defended Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey for asking the cricket score during a meeting on the AES outbreak. While speaking to ANI, Yadav said, "During India-Pakistan matches, there's nationalism in people's heart, they want India to win. They did everything seriously in the meeting and asked for score in between, the Opposition's allegations aren't true." India was playing with Pakistan on Sunday when, during a meeting on the AES outbreak, Pandey asked how many wickets had fallen. The video went viral soon after and Pandey was heavily trolled.



Post India-Pak clash, Ranveer Singh goes on picture sharing spree

Post India-Pak clash, Ranveer Singh goes on picture sharing spreePrior to the India-Pakistan match on Sunday, Ranveer Singh turned into a commentator and talked about the weather conditions and the vibe of the crowd in Manchester and now going on a picture sharing spree, Ranveer posted images of his meet and greet session with the players on Instagram. He also kept batsman KL Rahul in the loop and posted a picture of the two as they posed for a selfie. Cricket buff Ranveer made his commentary debut alongside former ace cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and Virender Sehwag for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Prepping for his upcoming film '83' based on the life of the legendary actor Kapil Dev, Ranveer is leaving no stone unturned. Kapil captained the Indian cricket team when they lifted the World Cup in 1983. Kabir Khan's directorial will hit the theatres next year on April 10.



Nepal hosts grand cultural ritual with fervor

Nepal hosts grand cultural ritual with fervorPeople in Nepal have planned to organize a grand Surya Ganga Aarti in Birgunj town once a week. The grand Surya Ganga Aarti was inaugurated by Chief of Nepal province 2, Ratneshwar lal Kayastha. The grand cultural event not only aims at boosting the spiritual belief of the devotees but also looks to strengthen ties between the two neighbours as believers from both the countries would come together to celebrate the religious ritual. Along with Nepal's Birgunj town, the Surya Ganga aarti will also be organized in Banaras, Haridwar and other cities of India.



Ugly Twitter clash continues between Sania Mirza and Veena Malik

Ugly Twitter clash continues between Sania Mirza and Veena MalikWhile the Pakistan cricket team and its fans are still reeling from their big defeat at the hands of India in the ICC 2019 World Cup, an interesting side-story is developing around Shoaib Malik and his Indian wife Sania Mirza. Veena Malik tweeted addressing Sania and blamed her for taking her infant child to a sheesha bar as well as visiting a place which serves unhealthy food that is not good for her husband.



India will host 14th Conference of Parties, says Prakash Javadekar

India will host 14th Conference of Parties, says Prakash JavadekarWhile speaking at an event in Delhi on Monday, Union Minister for Environment and Forests, Prakash Javadekar to mark 'World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought' said, "In combating desertification, India will lead by example and will cooperate with world. We will contribute whatever is possible from India's side. We will host the 14th Conference of Parties (COP - 14) under the United Nations' Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), this year."



Parts of Himachal Pradesh receive pre-monsoon showers

Parts of Himachal Pradesh receive pre-monsoon showersParts of hill state of Himachal Pradesh received rainfall. Temperature dipped in Shimla and locals took out their umbrellas. Thundershower is expected to hit Shimla on June 18, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD). Villages of Kullu also received rain accompanied by hailstorm.



Rainbow of religious diversity at Mata Kheer Bhawani Fair in Kashmir

Rainbow of religious diversity at Mata Kheer Bhawani Fair in KashmirThe state of Jammu and Kashmir recently got soaked in a wave of spiritualism, as the state's Ganderbal district hosted the annual Mata Kheer Bhawani Mela. One of the biggest religious events of Kashmiri pundits, the celebration not just limit itself to one community but is open for all, making it a perfect example of communal harmony. Take a look. 'No Matter what religion we follow, we are one family'. These words showcasing India's strong bond of secularism resonated loudly at the Kheer Bhawani temple located in Tulmulla village of Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district.Housing the shrine of Ragnya devi, a revered goddess of Kashmiri Pandits, the temple is the holiest destination for the community, who visit it mostly during the annual festival that starts from the day of Zyestha Ashtami.Though it is a big occasion for Kashmiri Pandits, people from all communities too, eagerly take part in it, setting a beautiful example of peace and brotherhood.Be it doing the arrangements for the annual event, accommodating the Hindu devotees or setting small stalls at Kheer Bhawani temple selling religious offerings, or paying their obeisance to the Goddess, people from all faiths take part in each and every activity.



Fans going gaga over Taimur's picture celebrating India's victory over Pak

Fans going gaga over Taimur's picture celebrating India's victory over PakNew pictures of Taimur Ali Khan are making a sensation on the internet as the son of actors Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor dressed in Team India's colour surfaced online. The adorable picture of the little munchkin donning Team India's blue jersey and saluting the Indian team for their victory over Pakistan has taken the internet by storm. Taimur a popular star kid enjoys a huge fan following and is popular with photographers too who love to click him. Saif who is currently shooting in London joined several enthusiastic fans to cheer the Men in Blue at the ICC World Cup 2019 India versus Pakistan match at Manchester yesterday. India defeated Pakistan by 89 runs on June 16 at Old Trafford in the ongoing ICC Men's Cricket World Cup.




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