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'No UAE court order to extradite Christian Michel to India'
Official sources last night said a Dubai court has ordered for the extradition of Michel in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP choppers deal case.

Controversy erupts after Uttarakhand High Court Collegium recommends judicial officers' elevation
In June the collegium had recommended names of Maithani, NS Dhanik and RC Khulbe for elevation to the high court.

Need to maintain demographic balance; Ram Temple should be built at earliest: Mohan Bhagwat
The RSS chief also demanded that the Ram temple in Ayodhya should be "built at the earliest".

Why no noise over cattle smugglers attacking gaurakshaks, asks Mohan Bhagwat
He also emphasised that those genuinely involved in the service of the cow, including Muslims who maintain cow shelters, should not be linked to lynching incidents.

Jaya probe Commission writes to Raj Bhavan, state government on medical reports
The AIADMK leader was admitted at the flagship unit of Apollo Hospitals on the evening of September 22, 2016 period of her hospitalisation between September and December 2016.

NBFC senior executive arrested for alleged fraud
Kaushik Chatterjee a former senior employee of Capri Global Capital was arrested by Goregaon police on September 18, 2018 for alleged fraud.

India's neighbours among countries to ban triple talaq
In Pakistan and Bangladesh, it requires the man who wishes to divorce his wife to give the 'arbitration council' a written notice of his having done so, and supply a copy of the same to his wife.

RSS not against inter-caste marriage: Mohan Bhagwat
Answering wide-ranging questions on issues like inter-caste marriages, education as well as the caste system, Bhagwat also said.

Imran Khan writes to PM Modi, calls for resumption of peace dialogue
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to PM Narendra Modi seeking resumption of dialogue between the two countries. More specifically, and significantly, Khan has sought a meeting between Sushma Swaraj and Shah Mehmood Qureshi, on the sidelines of UNGA.

Asia Cup 2018: India thump Pakistan by 8 wickets
It was a superlative effort from the bowling unit that saw them shot out Pakistan for a paltry 162 in 43.1 overs before Rohit Sharma (52 off 39 balls) and Shikhar Dhawan (46 off 54 balls) added 86 for the opening wicket to ensure a smooth chase for the 'Men In Blue' in only 29 overs.

Cabinet clears ordinance to criminalise triple talaq
Disregarding resistance from political opponents and the Muslim clergy, the Union Cabinet cleared an ordinance on Wednesday to criminalise instant triple talaq on the ground that the controversial custom, declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court, was still being used against women of the minority community.

'RSS has discarded parts of Golwalkar’s thoughts'
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday said that the saffron fountain-head has discarded chunks of “Bunch of Thoughts” — a compilation of speeches of its former head Guru M S Golwalkar — which was for long the lodestar for the organisation.

Supreme Court judges split in ‘urban Naxal’ case
A three-judge Supreme Court bench on Wednesday expressed contrasting views on the sustained assertions of arrested rights activists in the “urban naxal” case that evidence against them was forged and Pune police’s claims linking them to the banned CPI (Maoist) were unsustainable.

No UAE court order to extradite Michel to India
A day after a UAE court was asked by local authorities about legal provisions regarding possible extradition of foreign nationals to a third country, it transpires that while the court order can help India seek the custody of alleged AgustaWestland middleman and UK national Christian Michel, it is not specific to him.

NRC claims process to start on September 25
The Supreme Court on Wednesday green-lighted filing of claims and objections on inclusion and exclusion of names in final draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam from September 25 for a period of sixty days, a process awaited by more than 40 lakh people excluded from the list.

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CCTV footage of Jayalalithaa's hospital stay not available, says Apollo
The Arumughaswamy commission had written to Apollo Hospitals' chairman Prathap C Reddy seeking the submission of the CCTV footage relevant to Jayalalithaa's hospitalisation.

Swami Nithyananda: I can make cows speak in Tamil and Sanskrit
How does Swami Nithyananda hope to give non-human animals the gift of speech and language? "Superconscious breakthrough". 

Fact Check: Damage to martyr's memorial was accident, not vandalism
A massive uproar erupted on social media on Monday over "vandalism" of a memorial, erected in the honour of 26/11 martyr Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan. Pictures of the destroyed plaque did the rounds on Twitter, triggering outcry for restoration and immediate arrest of culprits.

MNS workers assault man for criticising Raj Thackeray's cartoon mocking Modi
The workers of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) assaulted a man from Badlapur, Maharashtra who criticised a cartoon made by party chief Raj Thackeray mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Asia Cup 2018: Pakistan crumbled under pressure vs India, says Harbhajan Singh
Asia Cup 2018: Harbhajan Singh said Pakistan's batsmen failed to take the responsibility of putting up a big score against India.

Police complaint against Babul Supriyo over will-put-you-on-crutches remark
Two complaints have been filed against Babul Supriyo for his remarks at an event for differently-abled people in Asansol.

Asia Cup 2018: Sarfraz Ahmed admits Pakistan stumped by Kedar Jadhav
Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said that his batsmen had prepared for the spin twins Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal, but fell to Kedar Jadhav.

Rewari Gang Rape Case: Babita Phogat Suggests ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana’ Slogan Should Be Changed to ‘Beton Ko Padhao Aur Beton Ko Samjhao’ (Watch Video)

Rewari Gang Rape Case: Babita Phogat Suggests ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana’ Slogan Should Be Changed to ‘Beton Ko Padhao Aur Beton Ko Samjhao’ (Watch Video)A 19-year-old girl, a school topper, hailing from Rewari was abducted from a bus stop in Kanina town in Mahendragarh district on September 12 on her way to a coaching class.

Pakistan embarrasses Navjot Singh Sidhu over Kartarpur corridor, says 'No official talks with India'

Pakistan embarrasses Navjot Singh Sidhu over Kartarpur corridor, says 'No official talks with India'New Delhi, Sep 19: In what could be a big embarrassment for Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, the Imran Khan government on Wednesday said that there was no official word with India on the opening of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor for

Sex Doll Mistaken for Corpse Found Floating in Austrian River! Firefighters Unveils the Mystery

Sex Doll Mistaken for Corpse Found Floating in Austrian River! Firefighters Unveils the MysteryTo what seemed a corpse, the concerned passer-by soon called the police officials at the spot to probe the matter.

India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup 2018: Mumbai Police Tweet is Something Every Indian Fan Would Hope For Today!

India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup 2018: Mumbai Police Tweet is Something Every Indian Fan Would Hope For Today!India and Pakistan are set to face each other in Asia Cup 2018 today, after over a year, and the excitement is all over the social media.

Hyderabad: 29-year-old-woman gets triple talaq from husband in Oman over WhatsApp, seeks help from Sushma Swaraj

Hyderabad: 29-year-old-woman gets triple talaq from husband in Oman over WhatsApp, seeks help from Sushma SwarajThe victim said that her husband gave her triple talaq via WhatsApp on 12 Aug 2018 and after that did not answer any of her questions.

"I Will Sleep Better Tonight Knowing That I Will Wake Up To A Life Of Freedom In Love"

"I Will Sleep Better Tonight Knowing That I Will Wake Up To A Life Of Freedom In Love"Karan Johar and other Indians share their thoughts on Section 377 being scrapped. Coming from a small town in India, my own awareness about LGBTQ rights and the constitutional validity of Section 377 remained very limited.

Amrutha Starts Social Media Campaign To Seek Justice for Pranay

Amrutha Starts Social Media Campaign To Seek Justice for PranayAmrutha has taken to social media to demand justice, the page received overwhelming likes to support the cause.

Drinking is my personal problem: manhandled auto-driver to Tamilisai

Drinking is my personal problem: manhandled auto-driver to TamilisaiTamil Nadu (Chennai), Sep 19 (ANI): The auto-driver who was roughed up by BJP's V. Kalidass for posing a question on fuel price hike has objected to Tamilisai Soundararajan talking about his drinking habit in public. Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) state president Tamilisai Soundararajan visited the auto-driver, identified as Kathir, on Tuesday. Speaking to ANI, he said, "I told her (Soundararajan) that I just wanted to ask a question.

Woman alleges daughter held captive, raped; girl denies it
The complaint was registered on Tuesday. No arrests have been made yet, an official said on Wednesday.
IndiGo plane suffers tyre burst, makes emergency landing at Ahmedabad
The flight 6E-361, operated with an A320 aircraft, was coming from Mumbai. 
India lodges protest with Pakistan over killing of BSF personnel
Pakistani troops slit the throat of a Border Security Force jawan, Narender Kumar, after fatally shooting him along the International Border near Jammu on Tuesday.
5 juveniles escape remand home in Bihar after shooting dead caretaker, fellow inmate
According to remand home's guard Suraj Kumar the group of five juvenile prisoners escaped from the remand home soon after the incident.
Pakistan militants continue terror attacks in India: US report
During a June 2017 summit, President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi directed officials to establish a new mechanism for cooperation on terrorist designations. 
Congress claims it has numbers to form government in Goa
The Assembly polls in Goa were held in February 2017.
BJP leaders brief Amit Shah about political situation in Goa
Parrikar, 62, who is suffering from a pancreatic ailment, has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi for treatment.
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EXCLUSIVE! Mahesh Bhatt returns to direction with 'Sadak 2': Pooja & Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt, Aditya Roy Kapur on board
With Mahesh Bhatt returning to direction, Sanjay, Alia, Pooja and Aditya prepare themselves for an emotional rollercoaster

Vasundhara Raje promotes over 6,000 constables in one go
The Home department had surveyed and selected these constables to be promoted to the rank of head constables

DNA EXCLUSIVE: Odisha's wildlife staff tells state to probe killing of tribal woman by tigress
Sources from Odisha forest department said that the state's Home department will decide if crime branch will investigate the matter.

Congress leaders meet CAG to demand probe in Rafale deal
20-point memorandum has evidence and proof of how the NDA govt compromised the deal

Citizens can resubmit documents for NRC from September 25: Top court
Out of 3.29 crore citizens who applied to be enrolled in NRC, a total of over 40.7 lakh persons got rejected

Facing office politics? Focus on the solution
The only way to get better at navigating difficult situations is to face them

No National Conference, Peoples Democratic Party, but Congress to contest panchayat polls in J&K
Urban Local Bodies elections are scheduled to be held in four phases between October 8 and October 16

GST to prove death knell for food processing SMEs, says AIFPA
All players with an annual turnover of Rs 1.5 crore need to get themselves registered with the tax authorities under the GST

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Asia Cup 2018: Bowlers do star turn as India thump Pakistan by 8 wickets
It was a superlative effort from the bowling unit that saw them shot out Pakistan for a paltry 162 in 43.1 overs before Rohit Sharma (52 off 39 balls) and Shikhar Dhawan (46 off 54 balls) added 86 for the opening wicket to ensure a smooth chase for the ‘Men In Blue’ in only 29 overs.

Instant triple talaq to be criminal offence, Centre clears executive order
The contentious Triple talaq bill was passed by Lok Sabha in December 2017 but could not be taken up for discussion and passage in Rajya Sabha in the Monsoon session in August.

Congress to fight local polls in Jammu and Kashmir amid boycott calls
Jammu and Kashmir’s two main political parties, National Conference and People’s Democratic Party, are boycotting the elections to protest against the Centre’s ‘unclear’ stand over Article 35A.

Cannot stifle liberty on the altar of conjectures: Supreme Court on arrest of a...
Supreme Court says institutions need to be robust to take on dissent, asks Maharashtra to show evidence against activists.

Rs 50 lakh and counting: Help continues to pour in for Delhi sewer worker's fam...
As many as 2,422 good Samaritans had raised 51.43 lakh for the family via an online crowdfunding platform until Wednesday evening.

Hyderabad: Woman attacked by father for marrying outside caste, critical
Woman’s husband attacked too on Hyderabad-Mumbai highway.

Everyone who lives in India is Hindu by identity, says RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat
Mohan Bhagwat, while explaining the RSS’ views on traditional and modern education, said that all people living in India are Hindu in terms of identity and nationality.

14 Pakistani schools burned. Locals wonder if the army wanted it.
Distrust and resentment of the military runs so deep that some speculated that Pakistani forces have used the fires as a pretext to launch a broader crackdown within the economic development zone.

50k Indians got US citizenship last year, a rise of 10%
While there was a decline in the aggregate number of individuals who obtained US naturalisation (a drop of 6% in FY2017), it was a different story for India and Mexico.

Indian citizen pleads guilty to immigration fraud scheme using Facebook, WhatsApp
As part of his scheme, Singh created a fake photo identification document pretending to be from the DHS, which he mailed to others in an effort to show that he was capable to obtain US immigration documents.

One in 7 US residents foreign-born, India tops with 8.3L migrants in 7 years
America is touted as a land of immigrants, but this share of immigrants in the total population is the highest in over a century.

A record number of Indian Americans are aiming for midterm polls in US
A record number of Indian-Americans are contesting the crucial November midterm polls in US.

Trump nominates Indian-American to key administration post
Washington, Sep 14 () Indian-American Bimal Patel has been nominated to a key administrative position in the Treasury Department by US President Donald Trump.

Why Kenya’s Gujaratis are all ‘cashing out’ of Kutch
About Rs 430 crore in NRG deposits were withdrawn between April and June 2018 alone.

Rich Indian parents buying property in London with eye on children's schools: Report
Indians have emerged as the fourth-largest group of overseas buyers of property in London, finds report.

Indian-American scientist finds simple way to predict IBD
IBD occurs when the body's immune system fights its intestinal cells. Two of the most common types are Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, both of which cause inflammation in the digestive tract.

No skull caps and long beards, Haryana village tells its Muslims
Policemen were present during the meeting at Titoli village on Tuesday
Woman gang-raped by 4 men in Ballabgarh
Victim’s friend held hostage during the crime; no accused identified yet
LS poll preparations: BJP to launch slew of events
The Bharatiya Janata Party State unit is set to launch a series of programmes in the next few days as part of its preparations for the 2019 Lok Sabh
Opposition cry foul in Punjab rural polls
The elections for the 22 zila parishads and 150 panchayat samitis in Punjab concluded on Wednesday even as the Opposition parties levelled allegation
Why should I resign, asks Shivakumar
Minister says he will release documents related to BJP and its leaders at an ‘appropriate time’
‘Take back forest lands occupied by individuals’
Court says it would help boost green cover
AIADMK to target DMK for its‘complicity’ in Eelam War
Says Stalin has no right to speak on welfare of Tamils
4 farmers detained by Cheyyar police
They were summoned to special tahsildar’s office for inquiry over expressway project
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Hunters of Man-Eating Tigress Can Shoot to Kill, Indian Court Rules
Wildlife advocates had asked the Supreme Court to spare a tiger believed to have killed 13 people, arguing that the victims should not have been in her territory.

In India, a Father’s Legacy Becomes a Jewelry Museum
Exhibits in this family project range from Mughal-era miniatures to a 650-carat ruby necklace.

Kolkata Bridge Collapse Leaves at Least One Dead and Several Trapped
The state’s governor told reporters that “the bridge deserved better maintenance” and that there had been previous complaints about the soundness of the structure.

A New Way to Detect Breast Cancer
For poorer people in India and many other countries, a computer engineer has found a way to detect breast cancer without radiation.

After Worst Kerala Floods in a Century, India Rejects Foreign Aid
The United Arab Emirates offered $100 million to help the recovery, but the Indian government turned it down.

Kerala Floods: Rescuers Use Helicopters and Even Their Own Backs
Scenes of valor are going viral from the southwestern Indian state, which has been inundated by its worst floods in nearly a century.

‘I Would Have Died There’: Floods in Kerala, India, Kill Hundreds
Heavy rains have caused some of the region’s worst flooding in nearly a century, killing more than 300 people and displacing thousands.

Kerala Flooding: Hundreds Killed in Indian State’s Worst Rains Since 1920s
The floods have left at least 324 people dead, and hundreds of thousands more have been made homeless.

Road Rage Shooting Leads To Arrest Of Delhi Man Wanted In 3 Murder Cases
A 26-year-old man, accused in three murder cases, has been arrested, police said on Wednesday.
Two Arrested, Police Officer Injured In Shootout At Azamgarh In UP
A police inspector sustained injuries in an encounter in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh on Wednesday that led to the arrest of two criminals as well, police said.
Wife, Daughter Of Former High Court Justice Held Hostage, Robbed In Delhi
The wife of a former Chief Justice of the Delhi High court was held hostage at her residence allegedly by her servant and accomplices who fled with cash and valuables worth lakhs of rupees, police...
Pak-Based Terror Outfits Still Posing Threat In Subcontinent: US Report
The US on Wednesday said the Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist groups continue to pose a regional threat in the subcontinent and that Pakistan did not adequately address America's...
Nawaz Sharif, Daughter Arrive In Lahore After Jail Sentence Is Suspended
Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law were released from prison on Wednesday, hours after a top court suspended their sentences in a major corruption case...
Amid Goa Political Crisis, BJP May Appoint Deputy Chief Minister: Sources
As Goa faces a leadership crisis with Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar away for treatment, the BJP is likely to appoint a deputy chief minister in the coastal state as a stop-gap arrangement, sources...
Now, Trinamool Lawmaker Appeals For No Sword Display On Muharram
Two days ahead of Muharram, a lawmaker of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has issued an appeal to the Muslim community not to display swords and other weapons during processions on 21 September.
Modi Government Repealed 2,420 Central Acts, RTI Query Reveals
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government at the centre has done away with 1,420 laws, considered "redundant and obsolete", in the past four years, a reply to a query under the RTI Act has revealed.
Sure India will win Asia Cup and take revenge of Champions Trophy defeat: CK Khanna

Sure India will win Asia Cup and take revenge of Champions Trophy defeat: CK KhannaBoard of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Acting President, CK Khanna praised Indian cricket team for their impressive win against Pakistan on Wednesday. CK Khanna, speaking on the 8-wicket victory said, "They have won by a huge margin. The way they have played today, I am sure they will win the Asia Cup and take the revenge of Champions Trophy. This was a match winning captaincy."

Asia Cup: Fans across India celebrate 8-wicket victory over arch-rivals Pakistan

Asia Cup: Fans across India celebrate 8-wicket victory over arch-rivals PakistanIndia produced an all-round performance as they crushed Pakistan by eight wickets in their second Group A clash of the ongoing 2018 Asia Cup at the Dubai International Stadium on Wednesday. Fans across India came out on the streets to celebrate the easy victory over arch-rivals, Pakistan. Fans burst crackers and waved the Indian flag. Chasing an easy target of 163 runs to win, India did not break much sweat and clinched the victory with 126 balls to spare. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was adjudged the Man of the Match for his brilliant contribution with the ball. India, who finished at the top spot in Group A, will now lock horns with Bangladesh in the Super Four stage of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Stadium on September 21.

Committed to peaceful and harmonious living together: Venkaiah Naidu

Committed to peaceful and harmonious living together: Venkaiah NaiduVice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday attended the Romania India Business Forum. Speaking on the occasion, VP Naidu said, "India believes in 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam', which means world is one family. Share and care is the core of Indian philosophy and with that the country is moving forward. There may be some aberrations here and there, I don't deny that. With a vast country like India, these things are unfortunately blown out of proportion by certain vested interests who are not able to digest growth of India. Don't worry about it, as a country we are committed to peaceful and harmonious living together. We are trying to have the best of relations with all the countries, including with one of our neighbour who is trying to trouble us by aiding, abetting, funding, training terrorism."

Rohit praises bowlers after win over Pakistan

Rohit praises bowlers after win over PakistanDubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Stand-in captain Rohit Sharma praised his bowlers after India thrashed arch rivals Pakistan by eight wickets in their Group A clash of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Wednesday. Asked to field first, three-wicket hauls from pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and part-time off-spinner Kedar Jadhav enabled India to restrict Pakistan to a paltry 162.

Government appoints MD & CEO in 10 PSU banks

Government appoints MD & CEO in 10 PSU banksNew Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The government has appointed Managing Directors and Chief Executives of 10 public sector banks (PSBs) including the Indian Bank and the Syndicate Bank, said an official on Wednesday. According to the Department of Personnel and Training, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved the 10 appointments following proposals from the Department of Financial Services, under the Union Ministry of Finance. Among those appointed are Padmaja Chundru, Deputy Managing Director, State Bank of India, as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in the Indian Bank, while another Deputy MD of SBI Mrutyunjay Mahapatra has been appointed as MD and CEO of the Syndicate Bank.

Asia Cup: India overpower Pakistan by eight wickets

Asia Cup: India overpower Pakistan by eight wicketsDubai, Sep 19 (IANS) A strong bowling performance followed by some power-packed batting saw India thrash arch rivals Pakistan by eight wickets in their Group A clash of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Wednesday. Asked to field first, three-wicket hauls from pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and part-time off-spinner Kedar Jadhav enabled India to restrict Pakistan to a paltry 162. Bhuvneshwar returned figures of 3/15 while Jadhav got 3/23.

IndiGo to operate Amritsar-Dubai service from October

IndiGo to operate Amritsar-Dubai service from OctoberNew Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Low-cost carrier IndiGo will operate its first daily flight from Amritsar to Dubai from October.

Asia Cup 2018 | We take India-Pakistan match very normally: Sarfraz

Asia Cup 2018 | We take India-Pakistan match very normally: SarfrazOn the eve of the marquee clash against India, Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed on Tuesday acknowledged the pressure of the high-octane match but maintained that as players the approach to every game remained the same.

Rescued from West Bengal Red Light Area, Assam Girl Returns Home
The girl, a resident of Rangia in Kamrup district, was missing for the last two months and was rescued when the West Bengal Police busted a sex racket in Siliguri recently.

Pakistan in Talks With India for Bilateral Meeting Between Qureshi, Sushma Swaraj: Pak Foreign Office
Sushma Swaraj will lead the Indian delegation to the UNGA while Qureshi is expected to head the Pakistani side.

Those Who Oppose BRI, CPEC Will Never Succeed: President Xi to Pak Army Chief
Terming Pakistan as "our time-tested iron friend", President Xi Jinping said the country had a pivotal role towards this lasting relationship.

Remove Tiles With PM Modi, CM Shivraj’s Photos From Houses Built Under Govt Scheme: MP HC
The court had issued notices to the state and central governments after a petition was filed in July by Sanjay Purohit, a resident of Datia.

WHO Lauds India's Efforts in Bringing Down Infant Mortality Count to Below One Million
Ending preventable newborn and child deaths has been one of the WHO South-East Asia Region's flagship priorities since 2014.

Jet Airways to Stop Free Meals in Economy Class From September 25
Jet Airways said following the move, its tickets will become cheaper as the cost of meals is inclusive of the ticket fare now.

Govt to Celebrate 2nd Anniversary of Surgical Strikes: Piyush Goyal
Piyush Goyal also lauded businessman Ronnie Screwvala for coming out with a film on the surgical strike, saying it will inspire the youth of the country.

Kartarpur Controversy: Sidhu Urges Sushma Swaraj to Intervene
Navjot Singh Sidhu now wants External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to take up the Kartarpur shrine issue with Pakistan, even though sources told News18 that Sushma Swaraj reprimanded Navjot Singh Sidhu for having politicized this issue.

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A maniac with a gun, a life lost in vain
Robbed of prey as people fled, Omar Perez came marching back and shot bullet after bullet into Prudhvi Raj Kandepi's head, thus ensuring that a man he had never met before, known nothing of, would never get up again.

PHOTOS: Bowlers shine as India demolish Pakistan
Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Kedar Jadhav claimed three wickets each followed by Rohit Sharma's quickfire half-century as India registered a comprehensive eight-wicket victory against Pakistan.

'Building Ram Temple at earliest will end tension between Hindus, Muslims'
Bhagwat presented Sangh's views on a number of contentious issue while answering wide-ranging written questions on the last day of the three-day conclave, including on matters like inter-caste marriages, education policy, crimes against women, cow vigilantism.

Are BJP and RSS no longer on the same page?
'It is obvious that the RSS's desire to gatecrash into the gated establishment which has generally been seen as the redoubt of the liberal intelligentsia is putting it at odds with the BJP which is less tolerant of the mentor's freshly-minted open-mindedness,' argues Amulya Ganguli.

Must see! Ganpati celebrations at Mumbai's oldest pandal
A sneak peek into how residents of the Keshavji Naik Chawl in Girgaum, Mumbai, welcome Lord Ganesha.

Sui Dhaaga, Varun's last offbeat film?
2018 will be Varun's weakest year at the box office, notes Subhash K Jha.

Whoa! Is that REALLY Dia Mirza?
The actor is unrecognisable on the cover of The Peacock magazine.

How Kohli's absence in Asia Cup hits Star India's plans
While it is difficult to put a number on how much the impact on the ad sales tally could be, it is quite possible the broadcaster will not be able to make its Rs 2-billion target, says Urvi Malvania.

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