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‘Veere Di Wedding’ a progressive film: Kareena Kapoor Khan

Mumbai, May 25  Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has said that her upcoming ‘Veere Di Wedding’, which she is promoting these days, is a progressive film.

While interacting with reporters to promote ‘Veere Di Wedding’ on Thursday here, Kareena said, “People have appreciated the trailer because this film’s language is…

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Wheat prices rise on import duty hike

New Delhi, May 25  Wheat prices rose across the country on Thursday after the government raised duty on its import from 20 per cent to 30 per cent a day ago.

Mill quality wheat was priced at Lawrence Road Market in Delhi at Rs 1,775 a quintal, up Rs…

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PERMUTATIONS ANEW

New Delhi May 25   Let’s look at the State-wise index of Opposition unity/disunity in the wake of signals from Bangalore

The galaxy of leaders who attended the swearing-in ceremony of JDS’s HD Kumaraswamy as the Chief Minister of Karnataka at the head of a coalition…

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Morgan Freeman accused of sexual harassment by 8 women

Los Angeles, May 25  Legendary actor Morgan Freeman, 80, has been accused of sexual harassment by eight women. He has denied it saying he has never intended to make anyone uncomfortable.

A CNN report has quoted multiple women, including journalists, describing troubling incidents throughout the Oscar winning actor’s career…

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Ready to sit down for talks with US anytime: N.Korea

Pyongyang, May 25  North Korea said on Friday that it is ready to sit down for talks with Washington anytime to solve problems between them, after the US side cancelled a planned summit with Pyongyang.

The North Korean side expressed regret over US President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel…

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Modi won’t confer awards at Vishwa Bharti varsity convocation, Mamata ‘shocked’

Santiniketan (West Bengal), May 25 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not confer Visva Bharati University’s highest award Deshikottam during its convocation on Friday, the university announced on Thursday, triggering an angry reaction from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who said she was “shocked and very unhappy”.

Acting Vice…

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Heatwave conditions in Delhi

New Delhi, May 25  It was clear sky on Friday here in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.8 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season’s average, said the Met as it forecast heatwave conditions at some areas in the city.

“It will be a…

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TN CM BLAMES PARTIES, ANTI-SOCIAL ELEMENTS FOR THOOTHUKUDI VIOLENCE

New Delhi May 25   Under attack over police firing that claimed 12 lives in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapadi K. Palaniswamy on Thursday accused some political parties and anti-social elements of “deliberately instigating and misleading” sinnocent people leading to violence and loss of lives.

He told reporters that…

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DUTCH PM HAILS MODI FOR CLEAN GANGA GOALS, STRESSES NEED TO VALUE

New Delhi May 25    Lauding the goals set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for cleaning the Ganga, Dutch Premier Mark Rutte today said worldwide there was a need to value water, not only as an economic asset, but also for its social, cultural and environmental importance.

The NDA government’s…

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Heat wave continues in Haryana, Punjab

Chandigarh, May 25  Haryana and Punjab continued to reel under severe heatwave conditions on Thursday with temperatures recorded in the 42-46 degrees Celsius mark at several places.

Hisar town in Haryana sizzled at 45.6, making it the hottest place in the region, Bhiwani (43.4 degrees), Karnal (42…

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