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Padmaavat release hearing: SC to hear plea of Rajasthan, MP Governments

‘Padmaavat’ release hearing: SC to hear plea of Rajasthan, MP Governments

Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh today moved the Supreme Court seeking modification in its earlier order to lift a ban on the controversial flick ‘Padmaavat’ in the states which will be released in theaters across India on January 25.  Earlier, the apex court refused to entertain a plea filed by lawyer Manohar Lal Sharma, who claimed that the certificate

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Use hair essential oil, towel dry hair: Hair care tips

Use shampoo only on the scalp, treat your hair to essential oils and towel dry them for a luscious mane, say experts. Shiv Singh Mann, Founder, Desert Splendour, Ragini Mehra, Founder at Beauty Source and Shubhika Jain, Founder of RAS Luxury Oils, have listed Hair care tips: Use shampoo on the scalp only, not on the

Turkey rejects military operation

Turkey rejects military operation limited to Syria’s Afrin

Turkey rejects military operation: Turkey had given no guarantee to Russia or any other country that military operation will be limited to Syria’s Afrin, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Monday. Nobody has the right to impose limits on Turkey’s operation against the US-backed Kurdish militia the People’s Protection Units (YPG), Xinhua quoted

Bengal fire

Two killed, scores of shops gutted in Bengal fire

Two persons were killed when a major fire gutted scores of shops in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal early on Monday, fire brigade official said here. The fire broke out in a two-storey shopping complex in Dumdum Cantonment’s Gora Bazar that houses nearly 400 shops. An official said more than 100 shops were

Karni Sena blocks roads

Karni Sena blocks roads in MP to oppose release of ‘Padmaavat’

Members of the Karni Sena blocks roads today here to oppose the release of the controversial film “Padmaavat” . The Karni Sena, an organisation of the Rajput community, here staged blockades by burning tyres on roads connecting Ujjain to Nagda, Dewas to Maksi and Agar to Kota. The Sanjay Leela Bansali directed period drama is scheduled

Wynk Music app

Wynk Music crosses over 75 mn downloads

Wynk Music App ‘the over-the-top’ (OTT) music application from Airtel on Monday announced that it has crossed 75 million app installations. “Affordable smartphones and increasing penetration of high-speed data services will continue to add to the uptake of music and other content on mobile devices,” Sameer Batra, CEO, Wynk, said in a statement.  Launched in 2015,

2008 serial blasts Gujarat accused arrested

2008 serial blasts Gujarat accused Abdul Subhan Qureshi arrested

2008 serial blasts Gujarat accused arrested: One of the most wanted terrorists Abdul Subhan Qureshi of Indian Mujahideen in connection with the 2008 serial blasts in Gujarat  have been arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police.He was nabbed after a brief exchange of fire with the police. According to the reports, Qureshi, alias Tauqeer, is

SC to hear plea of Rajasthan, MP against Padmaavat release

SC to hear plea of Rajasthan, MP against Padmaavat release

Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh today moved the Supreme Court seeking recall of its January 18 order by which controversial Bollywood movie “Padmaavat’ was allowed to be released in theaters across India on January 25. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud agreed to hear tomorrow the

Mumbai industrial area Blaze

Two fire men injured in Mumbai industrial area Blaze

A massive fire broke out in an industrial area in suburban Andheri early today, leaving two fire men injured and gutting a part of the premises, a fire brigade official said. The fire brigade got a call around 1.16 am about the blaze in a ground-plus-one-floor structure in the Mistry Industrial Estate area near Marol,

World Economic Forum meeting

Canadian PM Trudeau to attend World Economic Forum meeting

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will leave for Davos, Switzerland on Monday to attend the World Economic Forum meeting, according to the Canadian Prime Minister’s Office. During the four-day meeting,Trudeau will meet other world leaders, global business leaders, and representatives of civil society, said the Prime Minister’s Office on Sunday, Xinhua news agency reported.  Under

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Rocket launched in New Zealand deploys commercial satellites

A rocket launched from New Zealand has successfully reached orbit carrying small commercial satellites. California-based company Rocket Lab said its Electron rocket, which carries only a small payload of about 150 kilogrammes, successfully deployed an earth imaging and two other satellites for weather and ship tracking after blastoff from the Mahia Peninsula on North Island’s

Yusuf Pathan suspended for 5 months for doping

Indian all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has been suspended for five months for doping and this period will end on January 14, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Tuesday. The BCCI said Pathan had been serving the backdated five-month suspension from August 15. Pathan failed a dope test conducted during a domestic T-20 tournament

Creator of ‘Old Monk rum’ Kapil Mohan dies at 88

Brigadier (Retd) Kapil Mohan, the founder of the legendary dark rum, Old Monk, in the much-recognized and distinctive square bottle passed away on Saturday, 6 January. He was 88 years old. According to media reports, Mohan died of a cardiac arrest in Ghaziabad’s Mohan Nagar area. He is survived by his wife Pushpa Mohan. In 2010, Mohan

BJP leader Devesh Moudgil becomes new MC mayor Chandigarh

New MC mayor Chandigarh: Chandigarh Municipal Corporation elections was held at Chandigarh on Tuesday at around 11 am. BJP leader Devesh Moudgil got 22 votes and was elected as the new mayor of Chandigarh. BJP leader Gurpreet Dhillon becomes Senior Deputy Mayor with 21 votes. Congress leader Sheela Devi got six votes for the post of Senior Deputy Mayor. After elected

First gay weddings take place in Australia

Same-sex weddings took place across Australia on Tuesday, as Australia celebrated its first official day of marriage equality. In December, Australia’s parliament voted overwhelmingly to legalize same-sex marriage following a postal survey of 12.7 million people which returned a 61.6 per cent “yes” result, reports Xinhua news agency. However, same-sex couples had to wait another month before

Three AAP candidates elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidates Sanjay Singh, Sushil Gupta and N.D. Gupta were on Monday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Delhi. The three got ‘Certificate of Election’ confirming their election to the Upper House by Returning Officer Nidhi Srivastava. 

SBI to raise over Rs 12K cr through overseas bonds

The State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday said it will raise over Rs 12,600 crore ($2 billion) by issuing bonds in dollar or other convertible currencies. “The executive committee of the Central Board has approved long term fund raising in single/multiple tranches up to $2 billion,” the state-run bank informed in a regulatory filing to

Aadhaar data breach: Committed to freedom of Press, says govt

Amid criticism of action by authorities over a newspaper report on Aadhaar data breach, Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today that the government is committed to the freedom of the Press and the FIR has been filed against “unknown” entities. “Government is fully committed to freedom of Press as well as to maintaining

Honda Car India Announces Free 50-Point Service Camp

The camp will be organised across Honda’s service stations starting from January 8Honda Cars India Limited has announced that it will be conducting its ‘All India Mega Service Camp’ at its service outlets across the country starting from January 8, 2018. Existing Honda customers can reach out to their nearest Honda service outlet to schedule a

Audi Explains Why Following A Single Design Philosophy Was Logical

If you look at Audi’s present-day lineup, there’s too much resemblance between various models with little or no distinctive design elements. But that’s about to change soon!    Ever wondered why most of Audi’s models look similar to each other? Well, it is not just Audi that’s been doing it. A majority of premium manufacturers


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