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Stop press! Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas’ roka ceremony to take place at 10 am tomorrow?

3 days, 2

If the feeling hasn’t sunk in yet- IT’S HAPPENING GUYS! Priyanka Chopra is about announce to the world that she is taken. The actress who reportedly got engaged to boo Nick Jonas around her birthday this year, is hosting the biggest bash for B-town friends and we can’t wait for the pictures. We w...

Imran all but certain to become Pak's new PM as cracks appear within Opposition ranks

4 days, 2

Imran all but certain to become Pak's new PM as cracks appear within Opposition ranks - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan is poised to become the country's new prime minister as the Opposition alliance fell apart over the nomination of his challenger ahead of today's election in Parlia...

Trump's military parade delayed until at least 2019

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A military parade ordered by US President Donald Trump for later this year has been postponed until at least 2019, a defense official has said, following reports the cost had soared to over USD 90 million. "The Department of Defense and White House have been planning a parade to honor America's m...

Kerala floods LIVE updates: Narendra Modi calls Pinarayi Vijayan, takes stock of situation ahead of his visit today

4 days, 1

Kerala floods LIVE updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of the situation in Kerala as he spoke to chef minister Pinarayi Vijayan over phone Watch LIVE News, Latest Updates, Live blog, Highlights and Live coverage online at firstpost.com.

Former Indian cricket captain Ajit Wadekar dies at 77

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Former Indian cricket team captain Ajit Wadekar died on Wednesday at the age of 77. The legendary cricketer died in a hospital in Mumbai after prolonged illness. Wadekar is best remembered for leading the Indian cricket team in its first series win against England in England in 1971. The team und...

Smriti Irani visits AIIMS to enquire about Atal Bihari Vajpayee's health

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the All India Institute of Medial Sciences or AIIMS in New Delhi today to enquire about the health condition of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. AIIMS authorities said that the Prime Minister visited the hospital around 7.18 p.m and was with Mr Vajp...

Kerala rains: Cochin International Airport suspends operations till 2 pm

6 days, 4

The operations of flight to and from Kochi's Cochin International Airport in Kerala has been suspended on Wednesday due to the rising water level in and around the airport. The flight operations have been suspended till 2 pm of August 18. Torrential rains, overflowing rivers and a series of lands...

PM Modi On Independence Day: "By 2022, We Will Send An Indian To Space"

6 days, 4

The 370-year-old Red Fort today played venue for a colossal announcement, the ramifications of which perhaps for the first time extend beyond earth itself. Prime Minister Narendra Modi used his fifth and final Independence Day speech before elections next year, to announce the biggest challenge t...

Anti-Aircraft Guns Deployed At Redfort On Independence Day

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The historic Red Fort, from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on the 72nd Independence Day tomorrow, has been put under a heavy security cover, along with other critical areas in the national capital. The police are on high alert in the wake of an attack on JNU student le...

For simultaneous polls: Shah to Law Commission

8 days, 1

Simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies will put a check on poll-related expenditure and ensure that the country is not in an “election mode” through the year, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah said in a letter written to the Law Commission of India. A delegati...

Umar Khalid attacked: Unidentified man opens fire at JNU student leader

8 days, 3

An unidentified man reportedly opened fire at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Umar Khalid outside Constitution Club of India on Rafi Marg in the national capital on Monday, police said. Khalid escaped unhurt. The student had arrived at the club to attend an event titled “Khauff S...

Who is Somnath Chatterjee?

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Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee had suffered a mild cerebral stroke back in 2014. (File) Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee’s health condition deteriorated on Sunday and he was readmitted to a hospital in Kolkata. Chatterjee had earlier suffered a hemorrhagic stroke in June a...