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PM Narendra Modi to commission submarine Kalvari tomorrow

2 days, 5

Kalvari, the first of the six Scorpene-class submarines handed over by shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Limited, will be commissioned into the Navy by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here tomorrow. The prime minister will unveil its plaque at the commissioning ceremony tomorrow, an official told PTI. This w...

Deadline For Linking Aadhaar To Bank Account Extended Indefinitely

2 days, 4

The government has amended rules requiring mandatory quoting of national biometric identifier Aadhaar and PAN for certain financial transactions like opening of a bank account by keeping the deadline open-ended in place of the current December 31. A new rule modifying the Prevention of Money Laun...

India vs Sri Lanka: Ajinkya Rahane’s absence from ODI side belies team’s horses-for-courses policy

3 days, 2

There is a thing about textbook-style technique in cricket. Purists love it, while the dashing, modern-day cricket fans hate it. Chances are that most modern-day players with an impeccable technique and average strike-rate remain stuck to the Test team with a leash. Ajinkya Rahane is one such ind...

Anushka Sharma And Virat Kohli Married, Say Reports. Announcement Soon

4 days, 3 , 1

Omg! FINALLY we have someone from Bollywood confirming Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli’s much anticipated Italian wedding and we can’t keep calm! Although reports have been strong that the couple will be tying the knot tomorrow (December 12) in an intimate ceremony but nobody close to the couple o...

Rahul Gandhi to take over as Congress president on December 16

4 days, 1 , 2

New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi is likely to assume the reins of the Congress on 16 December, marking a generational shift in the grand old party when his mother and its longest-serving president would formally hand over the baton to him. While pageantry would herald the dawn of a new era in the party wh...

Dangal actress Zaira Wasim allegedly molested on flight

5 days, 3

In a video posted on the social media, Dangal actress Zaira Wasim (17) alleged she was harassed by a fellow passenger sitting in the back row in the flight. Teary-eyed Wasim said she faced the ordeal on the Vistara flight en-route Mumbai. She managed to record a video which shows the passenger in...

Mani Shankar Aiyar calls Narendra Modi 'neech aadmi'

8 days, 3

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has gone and made a personal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi yet again. Before a crucial election, yet again. Aiyar, who famously dismissed Modi in 2014 as a 'chaiwallah', called PM Modi a "low-life" who is practising "dirty politics". Speaking to news ag...

Donald Trump tells Jordan’s king he’ll move US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

9 days, 3 , 1

US President Donald Trump phoned Jordan’s King Abdullah on Tuesday and told him he intends to go ahead with a decision to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a Jordanian palace statement said. King Abdullah was quoted in the statement as telling Trump that such a decision would have “dang...

Supreme Court to commence final hearing in Ayodhya dispute from tomorrow

10 days, 2

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to commence the final hearing in the long-standing Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute from Tuesday, a day before the 25th anniversary of the demolition of the medieval-era structure. A specially constituted bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Just...

Schools Shut In Mumbai As Cyclone Ockhi Closes In: 10 Facts

10 days, 5

Rains started in Mumbai this afternoon as Cyclone Ockhi, after causing devastation in Kerala, crept towards the Maharashtra-Gujarat coast. The meteorological office predicts that it will weaken before it hits and settle over Gulf of Kambhat near Surat as a deep depression by tomorrow night. Schoo...

Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passes away at 79

11 days, 3 , 1

Legendary Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor, the romantic screen icon of 70s and 80s, died this evening. He was 79. He took his last breath at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here. Actor Randhir Kapoor, son of veteran actor Raj Kapoor, confirmed the news. "Yes he has passed away. He had kidne...

Vijay Mallya to return to UK court as extradition trial begins

11 days, 2

Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya, out on a 650,000-pound bail bond following his arrest by Scotland Yard over fraud and money laundering charges earlier this year, will return to Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London on Monday as his extradition trial begins. The 61-year-old businessman, wh...