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#MeToo drives Tanmay Bhat, Gursimran Khamba out of AIB

Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) Comedians Tanmay Bhat and Gursimran Khamba on Monday “stepped away” from All India Bakchod (AIB) amid the sexual harassment allegations surrounding the comedy collective’s members. This comes after a slew of sexual assault allegations surfaced on social media against the members of the comedy group, and[Read More…]

Scientist held on spying charge in Maharashtra (Lead)

Nagpur, Oct 8 (IANS) A scientist working at the BrahMos Missile Research Centre (BMRC) here was arrested on Monday on charge of spying for Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI and other countries, informed sources said. Nishant Agrawal has been working for the last four years in the Technical Research Section of[Read More…]

UP Police begin course for ‘behavioural correction’

Lucknow, Oct 8 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday began a refresher course for its personnel aimed at their “behavioural correction” after a constable shot dead an Apple executive here on September 29. The 12-day course for a batch of 200 personnel got underway in the presence of Director[Read More…]

PBL auction: Saina, Sindhu, Marin bag hefty deals

New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin was on Monday bought by debutant PBL franchise Pune 7 Aces, while Indian stars Saina Nehwal and P.V.Sindhu were picked up by Hyderabad Hunters and North Eastern Warriors respectively during the Premier Badminton League (PBL) auction here on Monday. Saina,[Read More…]

India, Tajikistan to cooperate on connectivity, counter-terror

Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Oct 8 (IANS) India and Tajikistan agreed to work together to boost connectivity and join hands in the fight against terror as they signed eight pacts in various sectors after a meeting between Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and his Tajik counterpart Emomali Rahmon here on Monday. “Connectivity[Read More…]

Kohli, Bumrah retain top spots in ICC ODI rankings

Dubai, Oct 8 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli and his teammate Jasprit Bumrah maintained their top spot in the latest ICC ODI rankings for batsmen and bowlers respectively. Kohli remained at the first place in the batsman’s chart with 884 points and is followed by his deputy Rohit Sharma, who[Read More…]

Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) Singer Payal Dev says she enjoyed singing “Bhare bazaar” with rapper Badshah from the film “Namaste England”. “I thoroughly enjoyed singing ‘Bhare bazaar’ with Badshah bhai. It’s a lovely number and it’s the kind of song I’ve been wanting to sing. We had a great time[Read More…]

Rafale, S-400 will enhance our capabilities: IAF chief

Ghaziabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa on Monday said the induction of Rafale fighter aircraft, the S-400 missile system and the Apache and Chinook choppers will considerably enhance the IAF’s capabilities. “We are in the process of acquiring new combat systems… The acquisition of[Read More…]

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