Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' becomes India's official selection for Oscars 2018

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Film Federation of India announced that Rajkummar Rao starrer political satire Newton will be India's official entry for the Oscars 2018. Newton, directed by Amit V Masurkar, stars Pankaj Tripathi, Anjali Patil, Raghubir Yadav, and Sanjay Mishra alongside Rao. "Newton was chosen unanimously by th...

NSA Doval's 'double squeeze' strategy will never succeed: Pak

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United Nations: Pakistan on Friday said that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval's "offensive defense and double squeeze" strategy to make India a regional hegemon will never succeed. Exercising its right to reply in the United Nations General Assembly, Pakistan said it is "unfortunate" that Ind...

Navratri: Over 500 meat, chicken shops shut in Gurgaon

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Gurugram: Over 500 meat shops in Gurugram on Thursday were allegedly shut down by Shiv Sena workers for Navratri festival. "We have served notices to every meat and chicken shop. This time we have not served notices to restaurants, such as KFC and other food chains which serve chicken in their re...

Why are you creating communal distinction, Calcutta High Court asks Mamata Banerjee

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Kolkata: Calcutta High Court on Tuesday slammed the Mamata Banerjee government regarding Durga idol immersion issue, asking as to why she was creating communal distinction between two communities. "When you (West Bengal government) are firm there is communal harmony in the state, why are you crea...

India collaborating with Russia for nuclear power plant in Bangladesh

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India said on Wednesday it is collaborating with Russia to build the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh, the first initiative under an Indo-Russia deal to undertake atomic energy projects in third countries. This will also be India’s first atomic energy venture abroad. “We are collaboratin...

Donald Trump decries threats to sovereignty in Ukraine, South China Sea

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Beijing hit back Wednesday at US President Donald Trumps veiled criticism of its territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea, countering that the United States was a greater threat to sovereignty.In his speech to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump decried "threats to sovereignty" in...

Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi on women#39;s reservation bill

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take advantage of his majority in the Lok sabha and pass the much-delayed Womens Reservation Bill that seeks to grant 33% quota to the fairer sex in Parliament and state legislatures. In a letter to Modi, Gandhi also assure...

Arvind Kejriwal to meet Kamal Haasan tomorrow in Chennai

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New Delhi: Amid speculations of veteran actor Kamal Haasan floating his own party, comes another new development. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet Haasan for 'political discussions' over lunch in Chennai on Thursday. Kejriwal, who's back in Delhi after 10-days of Vipassana meditatio...

Why are you creating communal distinction, Calcutta High Court asks Mamata Banerjee

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Kolkata: Calcutta High Court on Tuesday slammed the Mamata Banerjee government regarding Durga idol immersion issue, asking as to why she was creating communal distinction between two communities. "When you (West Bengal government) are firm there is communal harmony in the state, why are you crea...