• Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun slams ton in U-16 trials

    Mumbai Cricket witnessed an all too familiar entry into the score-book on Tuesday as a Tendulkar reached three-figures. Only this time it was an A. Tendulkar who recorded the ton with Arjun, son of the retired legend Sachin, slamming 106 off 156 balls in a low-scoring Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) U-16 Payyade Trophy encounter. As it turned out the match is being played at the Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana.

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  • Anupam Kher Slams Aamir Khan On His Intolerance Remark!

    After Shah Rukh Khan, Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s recent comment on ‘intolerance’ in India has created another controversy and discussion point for millions of people in the country. On the ongoing intolerance debate in the country, Bollywood’s veteran actor Anupam Kher was nowhere behind and afraid on questioning Aamir Khan for his such remark on the country. At the eighth edition of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, Aamir Khan said, “When I chat with Kiran at home, she says, ‘should we move out of India?’ That’s a disastrous and big statement for Kiran to make.

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  • Photos: Sushant Singh Rajput And Kriti Sanon Are The New Hottest B-Town Pair!

    Bollywood's young and dashing stars Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon are all set to sizzle on screen together for an upcoming film. The actors have been making major moves in their respective careers and hence to bring them together for a film is nothing less than a great idea! Both Sushant and Kriti have raised the hotness quotient in a photo shoot that they did recently. Apparently, Dinesh Vijan is all set to become a director after having a successful run with production, and he has roped in Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon for the lead roles.

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  • 2002 riots-convict Maya Kodnani's selfie goes viral, sparks angry reactions on social media

    New Delhi: Maya Kodnani, one of the chief accused in the bloody riots of 2002 in Gujarat, has once again come under the attack following a selfie of hers that has gone viral on social media. The former Gujarat minister, who had been granted bail last year on grounds of her delicate health, was seen in a selfie at a yoga camp, organised on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. According Kolkata: Cyrus Mistry of Tata Sons and Anil Ambani of the Reliance Dhirubhai Ambani Group were among guests of honour in

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  • Women are #HappyToBleed, then what’s the problem?

    On November 20, Nikita Azad wrote an open letter to Prayar Gopalakrishnan, the Devaswom chief of the Sabarimala temple in Kerala. Azad, with a few of her friends, started a week-long online campaign on Facebook titled "Happy To Bleed", which has garnered massive support from women across the country. It acknowledges menstruation as a natural activity which doesn't need curtains to hide behind," reads the description of the campaign inviting people to hold placards/sanitary napkins/charts saying Happy To Bleed, take their pictures, upload it to their profiles or post on the page.

    The Indian Express
  • A mayor murdered with husband, a nephew on the run

    The murder of Chittoor mayor Katari Anuradha and her husband Katari Mohan was, the police have concluded, an act of revenge by a nephew sulking at being ignored after he had worked alongside the couple as they rose in politics, a role that allegedly included attacks on rivals and murder. Chittoor police are hunting for Sriram Chandrasekhar Reddy, also known as Chintu, the nephew of the mayor who was shot dead along with her husband on Tuesday in her chambers at the Chittoor Municipal Corporation building. “Chintu led the murderous attack on the couple.

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  • Shahid-Mira, Sonam, Kangana, Alia and others at Masaba-Madhu's wedding reception

    Mumbai: Popular designer Masaba Gupta tied the knot with producer Madhu Mantena at a grand ceremony in Mumbai today. The wedding was a grand affair attended by the bigwigs of B-town. Stars like Sonam Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor and Mira, Kangana Ranaut, Riteish Deshmukh, Ramesh Sippy, Jeetendra, Ila Arun, Mahesh Bhatt, Anurag Kasyap, Vishal Bharadwaj, Vivek Oberoi, Arshad Warsi, graced the grand affair. Check out the pictures from the reception. Masaba Gupta and Madhu Mantena Vikas Bahl with Masaba Gupta and Madhu Mantena Zaheer Khan Shahid Kapoor with Mira Neelima Azeem Sonam Kapoor Rhea and Sonam Kapoor Athiya Shetty and Sooraj Pancholi Alia Bhatt Mahesh Bhatt Kangana Ranaut Neha Dhupia

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  • Sheena Bora murder case: Peter recalls phone call ‘Indrani made him take a day after murder’

    ON APRIL 26, 2012, nearly 24 hours after the alleged murder of Sheena Bora, Indrani made Peter speak to “Sheena” on an international number, sources claimed. This revelation has been made by Peter Mukerjea (60), arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on November 19 in connection with the murder of his step-daughter, the third day into his interrogation by the central agency. “We were in our Worli home and I had just entered Indrani’s room when she said darling, speak to your jiju and handed over the phone to me.

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  • Caught on camera: AAP MLA Sarita Singh misbehaves with Delhi cop after her car hits his bike - News18.com

    Aam Aadmi Party MLA Sarita Singh was on Monday booked for allegedly misbehaving with a police sub inspector in Rohtash

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  • Farmer from Aligarh claims Geeta is his sister, offers to undergo DNA test

    After the DNA sample of speech and hearing-impaired Geeta, who returned from Pakistan after more than a decade, did not match with a family from Bihar, who had claimed to be related to her, another family in UP’s Aligarh has made a similar claim and offered to undergo a DNA test to establish it. Narendra Singh, a farmer from Aligarh, has claimed Geeta is his younger sister ‘Dubbly’ who went missing from outside their house at Utra village on November 12, 2000.

    The Indian Express
  • Gold drops towards 6-year low on dollar, U.S. rate hike view

    Gold fell nearly one percent on Monday, heading back towards last week's near six-year low, on a robust dollar and upbeat comments from Federal Reserve officials on a possible U.S. rate hike next month. Spot gold was 0.7 percent lower at $1,070.33 an ounce by 1528 GMT, down for a 13th of the 16 trading days so far this month. The euro fell on expectations that the European Central Bank will ramp up its monetary stimulus next month and could fall toward parity with the dollar in the months ahead as the Federal Reserve begins to lift interest rates while the ECB takes the opposite course.

  • It started with Perumal

    Barely six months after PM Narendra Modi assumed power, when he was still enjoying a long honeymoon with the electorate and the media, the sordid l’affaire Perumal Murugan commenced. On December 2, 2014, Murugan returned home to Namakkal, after spending a month at the Sangam writers’ residency programme. Murugan could have scarcely anticipated the storm awaiting him upon his return.

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  • Mallya hints at retiring soon to enjoy life

    There is nothing wrong in that," Mallya told reporters on the margins of the 16th annual general meeting (AGM) of United Spirits Ltd (USL) here. On the appointment of Diageo's Asia Pacific and Africa head Nicholas Bodo Blazaquz as USL vice chairman, Mallya said Nicholas brought huge amount of value, being responsible for the region. Mallya's observations came in light of British liquor major Diageo, which bought majority stake (54.7 percent) in USL in 2012 and took control, asking him in April to step down from the board as chairman and director, as it had lost confidence in him.

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  • Child’s death in Hyderabad school: No checks and balances for lifts in schools

    In the absence of well-defined rules and regulations regarding use of lifts in schools, many multi-storeyed schools in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have installed lifts and allow students to use them disregarding their safety. Last week’s death of a four-year old girl in a school lift in Hyderabad has raised questions on the maintenance of  lifts in schools and the accountability of schools and municipal authorities, especially in primary schools. States like Maharashtra, Delhi, Haryana have a Lift Act in which the rules are well-defined but there is no specific Act in Telangana or AP.

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  • Mulayam Singh attacks upper castes, calls for ‘rise of backwards’

    DESCRIBING THE victory of the Grand Alliance in the recent Bihar polls as a lesson, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday targeted members of the upper castes and urged backward communities to become politically enlightened so that they can capture political power. Some people (upper castes) have lost their sleep. While our population is 54 per cent, we are being ruled by those who are hardly 7 to 8 per cent,” Mulayam said while addressing a conclave of backward and 17 Most Backward Classes (MBC) at the SP headquarters in Lucknow.

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  • Conflict of other businesses challenge before media: Arun Jaitley at #RNGAwards

    Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information and Broadcasting Arun Jaitley, who was the chief guest at the function on Monday, gave away awards to 57 journalists who went the extra mile for their stories. Recalling Goenka's contribution to the struggle against the Emergency imposed from 1975-77, Jaitley said, "If there was one instrumentality that kept fighting the Emergency from outside the prison system, it was The Indian Express." Jaitley went on to add that the Excellence in Journalism Awards was a "fit tribute because no one could represent the values of fearlessness that Ramnath Goenka did".

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  • Google Nexus 5X (32GB) review: Offers good camera and decent performance, but at a hefty Rs 35,900 - Tech2

    In order to keep up with the current manufacturer trend and stay at par with its arch rivals, Google has churned out two Nexus models built by different OEMs – Huawei-built Nexus 6P and LG-built Nexus 5X. The 6P is the crème de la crème and gets all the finesse and fancy features, while the Nexus 5X is a toned down device targetted at the budget audience. Although a starting price of Rs 31,900 isn’t quite the budget offering you may say. We received the 32GB unit priced at Rs 35,900. After penning down our views on spending 24 hours with the device, we now have a thorough review after spending almost a week with it. While some points remain the same, prolonged usage unwind a lot of aspects about

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  • Sari must for foreign women visiting Kashi Vishwanath Temple

    Varanasi, Nov. 23 (ANI): Foreign women visiting the Kashi Vishwanath Temple would have to wear Indian attire and also have to follow the rituals of the temple. The rule has been made by the Shri Kashi Vishwanath Mandir Nyas Parishad and the Varanasi district administration especially for the foreigners who used to come in clothes above the knees. Meanwhile, Travancore Devaswom Board president Prayar Gopalakrishnan has stoked up a controversy saying that women will be allowed to enter the famous Sabarimala Temple only when 'a machine is invented to scan if it is the right time for a women to enter the temple.' Prayar Gopalakrishnan, who has been recently appointed as the Devaswom Board President said, "Now there are machines which can scan bodies and check for weapons.

  • HOW DO THEY MAKE IT (Season 7): Cigarettes

    DISCLAIMER: Smoking is injurious to health. However, if you are still curious on how they manufacture cigarettes, watch the video here. Airline meals: When it comes to meals served on your flight, you are sure to get it fresh and arranged all neatly without any confusion. But do you know how do they prepare the massive amount of meals, and how do they get it fresh and in time to each aircraft? Here is a video on how they make airline meals. ATM machines: The Automated Teller Machine (ATM) is an electronic telecommunications device that enables consumers to conveniently withdraw money, and perform various other banking tasks at the click of a button. Do you ever wonder how these banking machines

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  • We are against his dynastic politics, corruption record: Kejriwal on holding hands with Lalu - News18.com

    While defending himself on the controversy surrounding him for holding hands with Lalu Prasad on stage during Nitish Kumar's swearing-in

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