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In Karnataka's Dharwad building collapse, death toll mounts to 10
Rescuers fear that at least 12 to 15 people are still trapped under the debris as they heard voices coming from inside.

President, Vice President, Prime Minister extend Holi greetings
PM Modi also extended greetings to the nation on the occasion of Holi and said that the festival of joy and gaiety would strengthen the colour of unity and goodwill.

From plastic surgery to citizenship of Vanuatu: Fugitive Nirav Modi planned it all
The controversial diamond trader fled the country along with his uncle Mehul Choksi in January 2018 after cheating Punjab National Bank of Rs 13,578 crore.

Garment exporter has a rare slice of Vijayanagara empire
Mohit Kapoor, a Mumbai-based coin collector, has trivia on the tips of his finger, thanks to over 20 years of collecting rare, antique coins.

Citizen groups defer legal option on elevated corridor
CM’s promise to hold public consultation after LS polls prompts them to wait,

Fake complaints on c-VIGIL app waste Election Commission’s time, resources
According to Election Commission data, of the 487 complaints registered in the last 10 days in Karnataka, 368 were found to be fake.

Homigo fraud case may be transferred to crime branch
Police teams sent to track the three absconding founders of the startup

Nobody will call me a terrorist’s mother now: Aseemananda’s mother
A top leader of BJP in Delhi called Sushanta Sarkar, younger brother of Aseemananda to break the news of his acquittal.

'Most difficult, depressing phase': Dhoni opens up on IPL fixing scandal
The two-time World Cup winning captain broke his silence in a docudrama aptly titled 'Roar of the Lion', which focuses on the scandal that rocked Indian cricket and the ensuing fairy tale comeback by Chennai Super Kings following a two-year suspension for its management's role in spot-fixing.

Surgery to citizenship: Nirav had it all planned
Since Nirav Modi fled the country last year, Indian agencies were tracking his movements, including his frequent travels to Europe, UAE, his financial transactions and meetings, officials told TOI. Seeking citizenship in another cpuntry to changing appearance, he contemplated everything to evade arrest.

US warns Pak on further terror attacks in India
"We need to see Pakistan taking concrete and sustained action to reign in the terrorist groups, mainly the Jaish-e-Mohammed and the Lashkar-e-Taiba in order to ensure that we don't have re-escalation (of tension) in the region," a senior Trump administration official said.

Indians 'buying' green card jump 300% in 2 years
According to statistics issued by the US Department of State, 585 conditional green cards - investment linked EB-5 visa- were issued to Indians during the 12-month period ending September 2018, as against 174 in fiscal 2017.

Nirav’s extradition may be faster than Mallya’s
CBI and Enforcement Directorate officials expect the process of Nirav Modi’s extradition to be a “much faster” affair than the exercise to bring back Vijay Mallya and feel it should not take more than six months

Inside pictures from Vineet Jain's Holi party
Inside pictures from Vineet Jain's Holi Party 2019

Jet Airways crisis: More planes grounded, pilots threaten strike -
Jet Airways crisis: More planes grounded, pilots threaten strike

Government asks banks to rescue cash-strapped airline as PM Modi seeks to avert job losses weeks before elections.

China has responsibility to not shield Pakistan: US - Times of India
China has responsibility to not shield Pakistan: US  Times of India

India News: "We think China has a responsibility to also not shield Pakistan and join the international community in calling on Pakistan to take action against te.

Samjhauta Express blast case: Court acquits four accused -
Samjhauta Express blast case: Court acquits four accused

Pakistan describes ruling as a 'travesty of justice' after Indian court acquits four men accused of 2007 train bombing.

Fugitive Indian jeweller Nirav Modi arrested in London: UK police -
Fugitive Indian jeweller Nirav Modi arrested in London: UK police

India had asked Britain to extradite Modi, one of the main suspects charged in the $2bn loan fraud.

Why the outcome doesn’t matter for these poll candidates - Times of India
Why the outcome doesn’t matter for these poll candidates  Times of India

India News: Talk about participating being more important than winning and there is the case of independent contestants and those from smaller outfits in Indian ...

Google's Holi Doodle is awash in blue - Times of India
Google's Holi Doodle is awash in blue  Times of India

Its Holi... the festival of colours to mark the onset of spring. No wonder then, today's Google Doodle is celebrating just that. Several elements associated with the ...

US state department concerned about those not in NRC - Times of India
US state department concerned about those not in NRC  Times of India

India News: NEW DELHI: The US state department in a report raised concerns over fate of persons excluded from the national register of citizens in Assam and ...

In Kerala’s ‘sick’ hospitals, doctors are first casualty - Times of India
In Kerala’s ‘sick’ hospitals, doctors are first casualty  Times of India

India News: KOCHI: Wedged between corporate hospitals with deep pockets and a vastly improved public healthcare system, mid-level private hospitals across ...

Chowkidar means honesty, patriotism, PM Narendra Modi tells guards - Times of India
Chowkidar means honesty, patriotism, PM Narendra Modi tells guards  Times of India

India News: NEW DELHI: Continuing with his effort to put Rahul Gandhi on the backfoot over its “chowkidar-chor-hai jibe”, Prime Minister took pot shots at the ...

Rahul's interaction with students of Tamil Nadu college didn't violate poll code: EC
Earlier, the Tamil Nadu government had ordered an inquiry as to how the college gave its approval for Gandhi to interact with its students when the model code for elections was in force.
JDU set to contest Arunachal assembly elections for first time 
Chairman of North East Executive Council (NEEC) of the party, Senchumo Lotha, on Wednesday released the first list of candidates for Arunachal Pradesh.
Newly-appointed Goa CM Pramod Sawant wins floor test in Assembly with support of 20 MLAs
The special session of the House was convened by Governor Mridula Sinha to conduct the floor test, after Sawant was sworn in as the CM during wee hours of Tuesday.
CRPF jawan shoots self, kills three colleagues at Jammu and Kashmir camp
CRPF commandant of 187th bn Harinder Kumar said three jawans were killed and the one who shot them was critically injured in the fratricide incident.
BSP supremo Mayawati not to contest Lok Sabha polls
The BSP chief also said she does not want to see any damage to the SP-BSP-RLD alliance in Uttar Pradesh.
National Conference, Congress announce alliance in Jammu and Kashmir for Lok Sabha polls
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and National Conference stalwart Farooq Abdullah made the announcement.
Chowkidar is now synonymous with patriotism and honesty: PM Modi
In an interaction with watchmen from across the country, Modi said his rivals lacked guts to name him and attack him directly, and instead resorted to targeting watchmen.
Nirav Modi's arrest a got-up match ahead of Lok Sabha Elections: Mamata Banerjee
The Trinamool Congress supremo also stated that the Modi government should not claim any credit for the arrest of the fugitive diamond trader.
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As two chairmen lock horns, who will win the battle at Tirupathi

As two chairmen lock horns, who will win the battle at TirupathiTirupathi, Mar 21: Two former chairmen of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) will lock horns in the Tirupati constituency in the April 11 assembly polls in AndhraPradesh. Chadalavada Krishnamurthy, who has been fielded by the Jana Sena, will be pitted against

Efforts on in Congress to finish Digvijaya Singh politically?

Efforts on in Congress to finish Digvijaya Singh politically?New Delhi, March 21: A group of Congress leaders is working to finish senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh politically in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, say sources. Singh was once considered close to Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi but is

Beauty Pageant Winner Now an Army Officer, Netizens Go Gaga Over Lt. Garima Yadav’s Life Journey

Beauty Pageant Winner Now an Army Officer, Netizens Go Gaga Over Lt. Garima Yadav’s Life JourneyYadav has been the winner of Miss Charming Face Beauty Pageant, 2017 and now got commissioned into the Indian Army, she is going viral on social media ever since.

Fake currency seized in Karnataka based on NIA tip off

Fake currency seized in Karnataka based on NIA tip offNew Delhi, Mar 20: The Tumkur police has seized fake currency to the tune of Rs 1,84,500 at Tumkur district in Karnataka. On march 18, the Tumkur police seized fake currency from two persons on the basis of information shared

When Dwayne Leverock Took One of the Most Iconic Catches in World Cup History

When Dwayne Leverock Took One of the Most Iconic Catches in World Cup HistoryMarch 19, 2007: Standing 280 pounds in the first slip, Bermuda's Dwayne Leverock completed a remarkable one-handed catch to send Indian opener Robin Uthappa back to the pavilion.

Pak Student Kills Teacher in Bahawalpur for ‘Spreading Obscenity’

Pak Student Kills Teacher in Bahawalpur for ‘Spreading Obscenity’Associate professor Khalid Hameed was killed on the campus of Sadiq Egerton College in southern city of Bahawalpur.

Lion Air crash: Pilots struggled though instruction manual to understand plane's plunging into Sea

Lion Air crash: Pilots struggled though instruction manual to understand plane's plunging into SeaJakarta [Indonesia], Mar 20 (ANI): The cockpit voice recorder of Lion Air Flight 610, which drowned in Java Sea with 189 people on board in October last year, shows that the pilots struggled through pages of plane's instruction manual at the last moment to understand why it was lurching downwards off the coast of Indonesia, local media reported on Wednesday. The investigation comes after the United States Transport Department on Tuesday directed its internal watchdog to conduct an inquiry into the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) approval of the Boeing737 MAX 8. The Boeing aircraft, which has been involved in two major crashes in the last five months, has been grounded by scores of governments and airlines citing safety concerns.

Death toll climbs to 11 in Dharwad building collapse, rescue operations still underway
Police said that the bodies of 8-year-old Divya Unakal, 45-year-old Dakshayini and an unidentified person were extricated by the rescuers from the rubble.
Kalraj Mishra, BJP MP from Deoria, won`t contest 2019 Lok Sabha election
Kalraj Mishra was the Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises before resigning in September of last year.
Encounter underway between security forces and terrorists at Sopore, Bandipora & Baramulla in Kashmir valley
The first encounter started in Sopore and two encounters were reported later from Bandipora and Baramulla.
Terrorists lob grenades at security forces in J&K`s Sopore; two cops injured
The attack took place in Sopore's Main Chowk and the area has been cordoned off by security forces.
Mayawati takes on Yogi Adityanath over his `no riots in two years` claim
"What about mob lynching which brought bad name to the country?"
AIADMK MLA Kanagaraj dies of heart attack
Kanagaraj, 64, was at his residence when he passed away. He is survived by his wife, a son and daughter. Sulur is part of Coimbatore district.
Soldier martyred as Pak army violates ceasefire along LoC in Rajouri
Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in Keri belt of Sunderbani sector on Thursday morning.
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Jet Airways' pilots fear 'airline on verge of collapse', write to PM on non-payment of salaries
The airline is reportedly down to operating 150 flights a day from 450 at full capacity with a third of its 12-plane fleet grounded

Pulwama attack was conspiracy hatched to fetch votes: Ramgopal Yadav's shocker
He said that the truth behind the attack will be investigated once the dispensation changes at the Centre and big names will surface.

Blast rocks chemical plant in eastern China, casualties unknown: Official
The blast occurred at a chemical facility run by Tianjiayi Chemical in Yancheng, Jiangsu province, city officials said.

PM Modi, Amit Shah, Hema Malini, regional cine stars to campaign for BJP in Odisha
The BJP on Wednesday released its list of 40 "star campaigners" for Odisha which is scheduled to go to polls in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29.

Varun Dhawan celebrates Holi with parents and girlfriend Natasha Dalal; shares endearing photos
Varun Dhawan took to his Instagram story and shared photos from his Holi celebrations. The actor is seen with his parents and girlfriend Natasha Dalal.

Kerala woman alleges rape inside CPI(M)'s local office in Palakkad, probe on
A 21-year-old woman has alleged that she was raped inside the ruling CPI(M)'s area committee office at Cherpulassery.

John Abraham reveals the toughest part of shooting for 'Romeo Akbar Walter'
John Abraham starrer 'Romeo Akbar Walter' had created a buzz online right after the trailer of the film released

Here's what Salman Khan has to say about Lok Sabha elections campaigning rumours
Salman Khan took to his Twitter page and responded to the rumours of contesting upcoming Lok Sabha elections and campaigning for any political party.

Kerala Family Awaiting Son's Mortal Remains from Saudi Receives Lankan Woman's Body Instead
Efforts are now on to bring back Rafeeq’s body and sent the Sri Lankan woman’s body back to her country.

In Karnataka's Dharwad Building Collapse, Death Toll Mounts to 10
Rescuers fear that at least 12 to 15 people are still trapped under the debris as they heard voices coming from inside.

Kerala Woman Alleges Rape by Student Activist Inside CPM's Local Office, Probe On
A case was registered after police found a newborn girl last Saturday abandoned on a roadside. They traced her mother, who said the baby was born after she was allegedly raped by a student activist inside the party office.

Why Tribal Communities are Unhappy with Govt’s Move to Identify ‘Left Out’ Tribes for Reservation
Tribal communities have criticised the Centre's new committee an attempt to make political gains by including communities which are not “historically” NT, DNT and SNT.

Two Former TTD Chairmen to Battle it Out in Tirupati Assembly Polls
Chadalavada Krishnamurthy, who has been fielded by the Jana Sena, will be pitted against another former TTD Chairman B Karunakara Reddy of YSRCP.

Political Shades of Holi 2019
?This year Holi comes at a time when India is at the cusp of beginning the world's largest democratic exercise - the Lok Sabha elections which are due by April.

Soldier Killed as Pakistan Army Violates Ceasefire Along LoC in J&K's Rajouri
Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in Keri belt of Sunderbani sector this morning.

SSC Question Papers Leaked in Maharashtra's Thane; Case Registered
Question papers of two subjects of the SSC (Class X) exam conducted by the Maharashtra State Board were found leaked at Bhiwandi in Thane district of Maharashtra.

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Thu Mar 21 2019  Australian Dollar 48.9716
Thu Mar 21 2019  British Pound Sterling 90.0901
Thu Mar 21 2019  Canadian Dollar 51.5464
Thu Mar 21 2019  European Euro 78.1861
Thu Mar 21 2019  United States Dollar 68.6342

Silver extends gains on increased offtake; gold ends steady
Silver prices went up by Rs 40 to Rs 39,000 per kg in the national capital on Wednesday on the back of increased offtake by industrial units and coin

Gold eases on firm dollar; markets await Fed guidance
Palladium trades near record peak hit

Silver demand in India set for four year high
Government cash handouts under PM-KISAN to help the white metal demand

India election 2019: Will fast broadband reach all villages?
An Indian government project hopes to connect 250,000 village blocks by March 2019.

Nirav Modi arrested in UK amid India fraud case allegations
Nirav Modi, whose jewellery was worn by Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, is accused of defrauding an Indian bank.

Mayawati: India Dalit icon will not contest election
The Indian Dalit leader says she stepped aside for the good of a coalition formed to fight the ruling party.

Mukesh Ambani: India's richest man helps his brother avoid jail
The brothers have had an acrimonious relationship, fighting over their father's businesses after his death in 2002.

Human embryo smuggling: Malaysian arrested at India airport
Officials in Mumbai, India, believe they may have uncovered a smuggling ring linked to a clinic.

Jet Airways grounds planes as crisis grows
The struggling Indian airline grounds a further six aircraft as its crisis deepens.

India election 2019: Are women any safer?
Violence against women is an emotive issue in India's election campaign. Has the situation improved?

Nowruz: How 300m people celebrate Persian New Year
On Thursday, millions of people will celebrate Persian New Year, also known as Nowruz. Here's how.

Kerala woman alleges rape inside CPI(M)'s local office
The woman claimed in her complaint that she went to the party office for preparation of a college magazine, when the incident happened.

'Poll code not violated': Election Commission on Rahul Gandhi's interaction with...
Congress president Rahul Gandhi interacted with students of a women’s college in Chennai on March 13.

Hundreds of motel guests were secretly filmed, live streamed in South Korea
According to police, four men installed tiny cameras -- all of them with a lens just one millimetre wide -- in 42 rooms in 30 motels, hidden inside hairdryer holders, wall sockets and digital TV boxes.

BJP's claim of no riots in Uttar Pradesh in 2 years a 'farce', says Mayawati
BSP chief Mayawati has said that Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath’s claim of the state being riot-free under his watch is a farce.

Saudi Arabia hands over wrong dead body to Indian family
The family discovered the horror when the casket reached Konni, about 90 km from the state capital.

Soldier killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri
An Army soldier was killed and four others were injured Monday when Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire by resorting to heavy mortar shelling and firing along the LoC in Rajouri district. Pakistani troops have violated the ceasefire over 110 times along the LoC since January.

Problem for Congress in Haryana, senior leaders reluctant to fight LS polls
The faction-ridden party has been witnessing infighting in Haryana for a long time now and all efforts by the central leadership to get the state unit to set its house in order have failed.

Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota movie review: The most entertaining action movie in decades....
Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota movie review: Vasan Bala’s action film is about fights and villains and the importance of pain. It is an ode to joy. Rating: 4/5.

Indian-American Neomi Rao sworn in as judge of powerful DC court
Rao, 45, was sworn in by US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Tuesday.

Indian-Americans protest against Pakistan for sponsoring terrorism
There was heavy sloganeering against Pakistan which protesters termed as a "terror hub".

US Senate confirms Indian-American Neomi Rao for powerful federal judgeship
Rao, 45, was confirmed for the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, one of the most powerful benches in the country, by 53-46 votes in the US Senate, which was basically on party lines.

Google paid USD 45 million to its former India-born executive accused of sexual misconduct
Google is accused of shirking its responsibilities by agreeing to pay executives accused of misconduct instead of firing them for cause.

India-born Reuben brothers in UK's new Tax Haven Elite list
The Reuben brothers, who were born in India to a wealthy Iraqi-Jewish family before moving to Britain in the 1950s, made their fortune in metals and property.

Indian-origin Cisco ex-director arrested in $9.3 million fraud in US
Bhikha has been charged with wire fraud, Anderson announced on Tuesday after the former director was produced in a federal court in San Francisco following his arrest.

Indian American named VP and Secretary of University of Pennsylvania
Narvekar, an MBA from Wharton School, will be taking over the new position on July 1, according to a UPenn release.

Bill introduced on NRI marriages in Parliament
If an NRI man fails to register his marriage within 30 days of date of marriage, his passport can be impounded or revoked.

NCP eyes double-digit mark in LS polls
Party hits campaign trail; expects anti-BJP seats to fall in its lap, with Sena-BJP alliance in place
Rahul Gandhi’s interaction with Chennai college students not a violation of poll code: CEO Satyabrata Sahoo
However, the top poll official of Tamil Nadu says he has sought “further information” on Mr. Gandh's speech.
Two policemen injured in grenade attack in J&K’s Sopore
Grenade was lobbed at a security forces party at Main Chowk Sopore in north Kashmir district
HC sentences 'attack' Pandi, eight others to life imprisonment in Dinakaran office attack case
The Madurai Bench of Madras high Court orders Rs 5 lakh compensation each to families of three employees killed in the arson
Soldier killed as Pakistan Army violates ceasefire along LoC in Rajouri
Since January Pakistan troops have violated the ceasefire over 110 times
I wanted ‘Broken’ to sound different, says singer Arunaja
Hyderabad met Kerala-born Arunaja at the recent Dabaki Rising. Now the singer has released her debut track ‘Broken’
I do not consider anyone a challenge, says Stalin
Mr. Kalairajan is the second leader of AMMK, after V. Senthil Balaji, to part ways with Mr. Dhinakaran in recent months.
I-T department deploys surveillance teams in NE
To track cash movement during polls
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At Least Five Killed in Pedestrian Bridge Collapse in Mumbai
A pedestrian bridge connecting a train station with a road collapsed in Mumbai on Thursday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 30, police said.

Welcome to Mumbai Airport. Your Gate Is Past the Art Museum.
One of India’s biggest art museums is inside Terminal 2. About 50 million people pass through every year, but many do not even notice the art.

In India’s Election Season, a Bombing Interrupts Modi’s Slump
After a suicide bombing in Kashmir and brinkmanship with Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is finding some undecided voters rallying to him.

T Suggests: Hungarian Ceramics, a Design Gallery in a Brownstone and More
A roundup of things our editors — and a few contributors — are excited about in a given week.

‘Everything Went Black’: Attack Rattles a Tense Jammu and Kashmir
A grenade blew up at a crowded bus stand, killing one person and wounding many, on the same day that a video spread of two Indian men beating Kashmiri street vendors.

A Peace Plan for India and Pakistan Already Exists
A path toward resolving the Kashmir dispute, negotiated in the mid-2000s, deserves another look.

Mired in Crisis, Pakistan Vows to Move Against Militant Groups
Under threat of sanctions for being soft on terrorist groups, and facing conflict with India, Pakistani officials insist that change will happen.

The Young Suicide Bomber Who Brought India and Pakistan to the Brink of War
Both countries share responsibility for reducing Kashmir to a ruin and destroying generations of lives.

Salman Khan Replies To PM Modi's Tweet After A Week, Urges People To Vote
Bollywood actor Salman Khan has replied to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tweet urging him to inspire the youth to vote, after a week.
Tencent Posts Worst Ever Profit Drop on Gaming Freeze, One-Off Charges
New gaming approvals were suspended in China for most of 2019, and resumed only in December.
Is Google Stadia the Netflix, or the Google Plus of Gaming?
There's no Google Stadia release date or price yet, but will it be everything Google hopes it to be?
Elections 2019: Facebook and Twitter Vow to Take Down Content Within 3 Hours
Social media sites have vowed to take down posts based on requests from the Election Commission in the 'silence period' i.e.the 48-hour period before voting days.
"Not Contesting Elections Or Campaigning": Salman Khan Dismisses Rumours
Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Thursday dismissed the reports of his contesting the April-May national election. He said he wouldn't even campaign for any political party.
Number Of Dead Touches 10 In Karnataka's Dharwad Building Collapse
Rescuers on Thursday pulled out three more bodies from the rubble of the under-construction building that collapsed at Dharwad in north Karnataka two days back, taking the number of dead in the...
Team Profile, Royal Challengers Bangalore: Kohli's Men Look To Break Jinx
Royal Challengers Bangalore have always had a strong side but have never vindicated that strength.
Manisha Koirala Says That She 'Wants To Explore More As An Author'
Manisha is the author of the book Healed: How Cancer Gave Me a New Life
Wish I was acting in 1980s, says Nandita Das

Wish I was acting in 1980s, says Nandita DasMumbai, March 21 (IANS) Filmmaker-actor Nandita Das, who is coming up with the remake of 1980s cult film "Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyoon Aata Hai", says 1980s was a great time for Indian cinema as the parallel cinema movement was at its peak in India then. How I wish I was acting then," Nandita said in a statement. The remake of the Saeed Akhtar Mirza's 1980 cult classic of the same name features Manav Kaul and Nandita in the lead roles.

Dipped in mood of festivity, people in India celebrate Holi with colours

Dipped in mood of festivity, people in India celebrate Holi with coloursPeople all over India celebrated Holi with great zeal. The festival was celebrated with colours and watergun. People danced on the tunes of Bollywood music. Colours, music and food has special significance on this occasion. Foreign nationals also celebrated festival of colours.

To get picked, you have to perform: Coulter-Nile

To get picked, you have to perform: Coulter-NileDubai, March 21 (IANS) Australia fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile has said that in order to get picked for the World Cup squad, one has to perform rather than worrying about the selection. Coulter-Nile will have a chance to do that when the first of the five one-day internationals against Pakistan begins in Sharjah on Friday, according to the International Cricket Council's (ICC) website. "The World Cup is always going to be spoken about.

IPL 2019: 5 death-over specialists to watch for

IPL 2019: 5 death-over specialists to watch forNew Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) is considered to have a wide fan base and with games mostly going down the wire, it makes the league even more interesting. With several contests in the league going to the final over or the last delivery for a conclusion, every team comprises one or more death-over specialists. Let's take a look at five death-over specialists to watchout for in the IPL this season: Andrew Tye The Australian pacer had a dream outing in IPL 2018 and this year again Kings XI Punjab will heavily rely on Tye's services.

Bollywood films are patriarchal: Soundarya Sharma

Bollywood films are patriarchal: Soundarya SharmaNew Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Actress Soundarya Sharma says Bollywood films are patriarchal but times are changing as women-centric films are now taking over. Talking about films being male dominated, Soundarya told IANS here: "Of course, yes.

Theatres are killing themselves: Shekhar Kapur

Theatres are killing themselves: Shekhar KapurMumbai, March 21 (IANS) Veteran filmmaker Shekhar Kapur says the soaring costs of multiplexes are driving filmmakers to digital platforms and with the high prices the theatres are ultimately killing themselves.

Kit Harington on how GoT mirrors real-world politics

Kit Harington on how GoT mirrors real-world politicsLos Angeles, March 21 (IANS) "Game of Thrones" star Kit Harington has compared US President Donald Trump to the fantasy show's 'mad boy-king' Joffrey Baratheon. Unfortunately, we're leaving 'Thrones' with a Joffrey as the President of the United States of America." Joffrey is the mad boy-king who was killed in the fourth season of the show, which is aired in India on Star World.

CM Yogi extends Holi greetings

CM Yogi extends Holi greetingsUttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath wished Holi to all the citizens of the state. He participated in Holi celebration event at Gorakhpur's Ghantaghar. Speaking to media he said, "There is a tradition of festivals in India. These traditions have always inspired us to fight for truth and justice." The festival of Holi marks the triumph of good over evil. It also proclaims the arrival of the spring season.

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War isn't a walk through a Hamley's toy shop
'Even if your soldiers are Sunny Deol and Vicky Kaushal, Pakistanis are no Johnny Walkers.''The one lot who never takes them lightly is India's professional soldiers.''That's why they keep winning the real wars,' says Shekhar Gupta.

Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota Review: A must-watch!
Bala creates a world so mad yet meticulous and unlike no other in Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota, raves Sukanya Verma.

J & K: Solider killed in Pak firing; cops injured in grenade attack
Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in Keri belt of Sunderbani sector on Thursday morning, they said.

Lessons from Bollywood: DOs and DON'TS of Holi!
Before you dash out of the house with all your playful paraphernalia, pick some tips from Bollywood of responsible celebrating.

Dhoni breaks his silence on 2013 IPL fixing scandal
'2013 was the most difficult phase in my life, I was never depressed as much as I was then'

This Bigg Boss contestant will set your pulse racing
Everything you need to know about Instagram sensation Natasa Stankovic.

Indian Army gets a logistical edge
The Indian Army has an inventory of over 500,000 items.At any time, the army has to be ready to rapidly deploy resources to various locations at short notice.Improved efficiency can occur with automation- and technology-based processes.

Why PMs need a 7 year term
'A single seven-year term will free them from party pressures entirely,' says T C A Srinivasa Raghavan.

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