Archive for July 17th, 2019

Time to split

Is dividing India’s cricket captaincy as part of a post-World Cup rebuild a good idea?

The unique thing about the England team that won the World Cup, questionably according to many, was that there were two captains on the field. While Eoin Morgan, one-time Irish cricket star…

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Would like to do roles like Mel Gibson and Denzel Washington do: Sanjay Dutt

Mumbai Jul 17 PTI:  His days of dancing around trees maybe over but Sanjay Dutt has set his sight on portraying meaningful characters, similar to the ones played by Hollywood veterans Mel Gibson and Denzel Washington.

The actor, who has turned a producer with wife Maanyata on Marathi film “Baba…

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WB govt committed to ensure justice for all: CM

Kolkata, Jul 17 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said that the state government is committed to frame good laws in order to ensure justice for all.

On International Justice Day, Banerjee highlighted that 19 human rights courts have been set up in the state during the last…

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New Zealand PM ‘utterly’ disagrees with Trump tweets

Wellington, Jul 16 (AFP) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday joined international condemnation of US President Donald Trump’s xenophobic tweets about progressive Democrat congresswomen.

Ardern, the charismatic young leader who has been hailed as “the anti-Trump” by US media, said she proudly celebrated her country’s…

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Fire in SBI building, no casualty

New Delhi, Jul 17 (PTI) A fire broke out on the sixth floor of the State Bank of India (SBI) building on Sansad Marg here on Thursday, Delhi Fire Services officials said.

No injury was reported, they added.

The fire department was alerted about the blaze at 8.10 am…

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Rupee slips 9 paise to 68.80 vs USD in early trade

Mumbai, Jul 17 (PTI) The rupee opened on a cautious note and fell 9 paise to 68.80 against the US dollar in early trade Wednesday amid rising crude oil prices and foreign fund outflows.

At the Interbank Foreign Exchange, the rupee opened at 68.69 then fell to 68…

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Death toll in Mumbai building collapse rises to 13

Mumbai, Jul 17 (PTI) The death toll in a building collapse in south Mumbai’s congested Dongri locality has risen to 13, the NDRF said on Wednesday, even as rescue and search operation from the rubble was still on.

“So far, 13 people, including six males, four females and three…

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