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Panchayat reserved for SC woman, but no SC voter is there

PHAGWARA: Though there are no Scheduled Caste (SC) voters in the Village Panchayat of Village Bainapur near Noormahal , but the sarpanch seat is reserved for SC women in the village, going to polls on December 30.

Macron to hold crisis meeting over 'yellow vest' protests

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron will hold talks with business leaders and trade unions on Monday after a fourth weekend of the violent "gilets jaunes," or "yellow vest" nationwide protests that have challenged his grip on power.

Paris tourist sites to close amid protest fears

PARIS:  Tourist sites, including the Louvre Museum and the Eiffel Tower, in Paris will be closed over the weekend amid fears of further street violence due to "yellow vests" anti-government protests.

59.63% voting in Rajasthan till 3 p.m

JAIPUR:  Nearly 60 per cent voting was recorded in Rajasthan till 3 p.m on Friday to elect a new Rajasthan Assembly, an election official said.

Of a kingmaker, farmland fiction and start-ups

NEW DELHI:  Read a biography charting Mamata Banerjee's rise from a student leader to the first woman Chief Minister of West Bengal and how she could be a possible "kingmaker" after the 2019 general elections; take in a novel set against the backdrop of old Punjab, early California and revolution-torn Mexico; read a fictional tale that pits debt-laden farmers against the political forces at work; and finally, get a peek into the world of start-ups in India.

Kerala BJP leader Surendran gets bail after 20 days

KOCHI:  Senior Kerala BJP leader K. Surendran who was taken into custody from the Sabarimala base camp town nearly three weeks back for breaking a security cordon, on Friday secured bail from the Kerala High Court.

After 43 days in Odisha prison, Abhijit Iyer-Mitra walks free

BHUBANESWAR: Forty three days after his arrest over allegedly insulting Odia sentiments and tradition in his tweets, Delhi-based defence analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra on Thursday walked out of jail free after a court in Konark granted him bail on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 and an assurance that he won’t make any “distasteful remarks” in future.

‘Mehrunisa’ – where Nawabi Lucknow meets reality

LUCKNOW: A meeting with ‘Peepli Live’ actor Farrukh Jaffar in Lucknow, two years back, gave filmmaker Sandeep Kumar an idea for a film. This meeting gave birth to his fifth film, ‘Mehrunisa’, in which Jaffer plays the lead.

AIADMK's silent procession on Jayalalithaa death anniversary

CHENNAI:  A silent procession, floral tributes and a pledge to win the ensuing general elections by the ruling AIADMK leaders marked the second death anniversary of then Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa here.

Ex-SGPC chief Jagir Kaur acquitted in daughter's murder case

CHANDIGARH:  In a major relief to Akali Dal leader and former SGPC President Jagir Kaur, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday acquitted her in a case involving the mysterious death of her daughter Harpreet Kaur.

Pentagon will send green-card holders to recruit training

WASHINGTON:  The Pentagon will begin sending a backlog of thousands of green-card holders to recruit training, suspending a policy adopted by President Donald Trump's administration that required more-stringent background checks for some immigrants wanting to serve.

Simmba trailer: Ranveer Singh brings fire and fury as Ajay Devgn makes smashing cameo.

MUMBAI: Stars Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan, along with director Rohit Shetty and producer Karan Johar, launched the first trailer for the upcoming action film Simmba, at an event in Mumbai on Monday.

Ayushmann Khurrana turns a ‘Dreamgirl’ but for whom? Check out the first look of his new film

MUMBAI: When you are Ayushmann Khurrana, unconventional roles are the new normal. After playing a sperm donor (Vicky Donor), a man with erectile problem (Shubh Mangal Saavdhan), a man who must come to terms that his parents are having sex (Badhai Ho), Ayushmann will turn into a ‘dreamgirl’.

Himachal girl, a man held with heroin

CHANDIGARH: Two persons, including a woman, have been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) with 414 gm of heroin. The suspects were nabbed while riding a Toyota Innova at the Dappar toll plaza near Dera Bassi.

I have delivered results, it shouldn’t be a black mark: Vasundhara Raje

JAIPUR: As she carries out whirlwind tours across Rajasthan coming to the fag end of the election campaign, chief minister Vasundhara Raje tells Urvashi Dev Rawal that there is no anti-incumbency and BJP will retain power based on the work done by the government in the last five years. Edited excerpts of the interview.

Hit by speeding car, Phagwara woman dies on spot, daughter critical

PHAGWARA: One Domestic Help Woman identified as Poonam(28) resident of Village Chachoki was killed on the spot while her minor daughter Srishti sustained serious injuries when a speeding Car hit them near local Urban Estate last evening. The Injured girl was admitted in local Civil Hospital.

10 of the Most TERRIFYING Horror Books Ever

If you also have a passion to read the scariest books that will make you awake till 3 AM in the mid night, then beneath are some of the best horror books that you can read to cope up with your anxiety and stress in a better way. Of course these books will have the best characters, suspense and a contemporary ghost story that will surely chill your bones.

Ranveer Singh says he knew Deepika Padukone would be mother of his children six months into relationship

MUMBAI: Actor Ranveer Singh, who hosted a second wedding reception with wife Deepika Padukone in Mumbai on Wednesday, has said in a new interview that he was always ready for marriage. He was just waiting for Deepika to be ready as well. “I’ve been thinking about marriage seriously for almost three years now. I was just waiting, I told her the minute you say so, we’ll do it,” he said.

FB friendship turns into obsession, man commits suicide after killing woman friend in south Delhi

NEW DELHI: It was three years ago, when 23-year-old Ayoshna Kundu, a graduate in multimedia from Kolkata’s St Xavier’s college, received a message on Facebook from Avinash Mandal.

Two arrested for gang raping NRI in Mathura

MATHURA: Two persons, including a tourist guide, were arrested here on Tuesday for gang raping a young Non-Resident Indian (NRI) in this temple town, police said.


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