Archive for July 2nd, 2019

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If the US and North Korea do manage to work around their hostilities, then it would be a historic end to their war  

If one had forecast during the 2016 United States presidential election campaign that the person who wins it would end up stepping inside the Democratic People’s…

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Amitabh shares meme on Mumbai’s rain pain

Mumbai Jul 2:  Megastar Amitabh Bachchan lightened up the mood for Mumbaikars with a meme taking a dig at the woes caused by the rain.

On Tuesday, Big B took to Twitter to share a meme which has a snapshot from the video of the popular song “Do lafzon ki…

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Trump says US will keep strong intel presence in Afghanistan

Washington, Jul 2 (AFP) President Donald Trump says he wants to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan but will leave a strong intelligence presence, branding the country the “Harvard of terrorists” in an interview broadcast Monday.

“We will be leaving very strong intelligence, far more than you would normally think,” Trump…

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West Bengal BJP targets one crore members

New Delhi, Jul 2 (PTI) The BJP is aiming at doubling its membership in West Bengal to over one crore as it seeks to capitalise on its strong show in the recent Lok Sabha polls where it won 18 of the state’s 42 seats.

West Bengal BJP president Dilip…

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52 flights cancelled, 55 diverted due to heavy rainfall in Mumbai

Mumbai, Jul 2 (PTI) As many as 52 flights were cancelled and another 55 diverted to nearby airports due to the inclement weather and skidding of a SpiceJet aircraft at Mumbai airport Monday night, an official said Tuesday.

Efforts are underway to remove the Boeing 737 aircraft from the runway…

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Maha rain fury claims 27 lives; 18 die in Mumbai wall collapse

Mumbai, Jul 2 (PTI) Rain fury claimed 27 lives in Maharashtra, including 18 in a wall collapse in Mumbai, while the authorities declared a holiday in the city and adjoining regions, asking people to avoid stepping out of their houses.

Eighteen people were killed and over 50 injured in a…

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SpiceJet flight overshoots runway at Mumbai airport; none hurt

New Delhi, Jul 2 (PTI) A SpiceJet flight from Jaipur skidded and overshot the main runway while landing at the Mumbai airport amid heavy rains on Monday, although none of the passengers were hurt in the incident, an airline spokesperson said.

The incident occurred on Monday around 11.45 pm…

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Not giving serious lecture through ‘Jabariya Jodi’: Parineeti

Mumbai Jul 2:  Actor Parineeti Chopra and her co-star Sidharth Malhotra say though their upcoming “Jabariya Jodi” talks about groom kidnapping, the film isn’t preachy or loaded with any “serious lecture”.

Sidharth said the film gives a comical spin to a practice prevalent in Bihar.

“It’s a…

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‘Black Widow’ stand-alone well needed: Florence Pugh

London Jul 2:  Actor Florence Pugh believes fans have been waiting for long to see a “Black Widow” stand-alone.

The actor, who will feature alongside Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow aka Natasha Romanoff in the Marvel movie, believes it is an important story to be told.

“This film has…

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