Sonia, Rahul greet nation on Parsi new year, Navroz

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and former party chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday greeted the people of the Zoroastrian community on the occasion of Navroz. In a statement, Sonia Gandhi said, “Every new begining is the chance to make most out of it”, she added,[Read More…]

Roma renew three-year deal with Dzeko

Rome, Aug 17 (IANS) Bosnia and Herzegovina striker Edin Dzeko has inked a new contract with Roma, the Italian club announced on Saturday. The 33-year-old signed a new three-year deal with the club, ending speculation that he might move to Inter Milan. “I realised just how much they wanted me[Read More…]

Sobhita Dhulipala-starrer ‘Moothon’ to premiere at Toronto

Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) The Sobhita Dhulipala-starrer “Moothon” will be premiered at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The action thriller also stars Malayalam actor Nivin Paul. “The film is part of the special section at TIFF. When I first read the script many years ago, I was blown[Read More…]

Curbs, communication clampdown being lifted in Kashmir (Lead)

By Sheikh Qayoom Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) Against the forecast of a doomsday scenario, government agencies have succeeded in preventing any loss of life during the 12-day clampdown in the Kashmir Valley and have started easing restrictions stepwise, officials said. Against the widespread rumours and malicious propaganda, all hotels in[Read More…]

Being an outsider, I have to work to pay bills: Amit Sadh

By Arundhuti Banerjee Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Bollywood actor Amit Sadh, who has recently seen in the digital film “Barot House”, dismissed rumours that he has been cast in the biopic of mathematician Shakuntala Devi. “I am not a part of the Shakuntala Devi biopic. Someone has put out wrong[Read More…]

Trump tweets about dinner with Tim Cook

San Francisco, Aug 17 (IANS) Apple would be spending “vast sums of money in the US”, President Donald Trump said while announcing Tim Cook as his dinner guest for the Friday night. “Having dinner tonight with Tim Cook of Apple. They will be spending vast sums of money in the[Read More…]

Punjab CM nominates athletes for sports institute

Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday approved Olympic medalist shooter Abhinav Bindra, hockey player Brig Harcharan Singh, athlete Gurmeet Kaur, kabaddi player Hardeep Singh and cricketer Harbhajan Singh as members to the governing council of the Punjab Institute of Sports. The Punjab Institute of Sports[Read More…]

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