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Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh resigns, apologize for dera sirsa decision

AMRITSAR: Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh today tendered his resignation from the post citing health issues even as he sought an aplogy from the Sikh panth for giving pardon to dera Saadh of Sirsa Gurmeet Ram Rahim.

Army, police probe rape of deaf-mute woman by four soldiers

 PUNE: Pune Police and the Army have launched a probe into allegations of rape levelled against four soldiers of the Army Medical Corps (AMC) by a deaf-mute 30-year-old woman employee of the Military Hospital here, an official said.

Badhaai Ho': Refreshingly honest and entertaining

MUMBAI: Film: "Badhaai Ho"; Director: Amit Ravindernath Sharma; Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Sanya Malhotra, Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao, Sheeba Chaddha, Surekha Sikri, Rahul Tewari, Vimi Mehta; Rating: ***1/2

MeToo: Singer Shweta Pandit calls Anu Malik a paedophile, says he asked her for a kiss at 15

MUMBAI: Singer Shweta Pandit has joined the long list of women in the Hindi film industry to name and shame their sexual harassers as part of the #MeToo movement raging across the country. She has shared a detailed account of an incident from 17 years ago when music composer Anu Malik allegedly made sexual advances towards her when she was 15 years old.

‘Don’t want bloodshed’: Woman journalist tells devotees, calls off Sabarimala trek

PAMBA: No women have entered the Sabarimala temple as the situation continued to be tense amid a showdown between protesters and police a day after the hill shrine opened to devotees for the first time after Supreme Court allowed women of all ages to enter the hill shrine.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat pitches for muscular security and foreign policy

NEW DELHI: Mohan Bhagwat, chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the ideological mentor of the ruling BJP, on Thursday said India needs to emerge as a “strong nation” with a muscular security and foreign policy that will deter other countries from meddling with it.

Guard shot judge's wife, son in fit of fury: Police

GURUGRAM: Gurugram's Additional District and Sessions Judge Krishan Kant's wife and son were shot at by the judge's security guard in a fit of fury, a senior police officer said on Wednesday.

Death toll in cyclone-hit Odisha rises to 52; damage put at Rs 2,200 crore

BHUBANESWAR: The number of deaths in cyclone Titli-hit Odisha increased to 52, and the state government more than doubled the compensation amount to the kin of the deceased, an official said on Wednesday.

Punjab announces health cover to 43 lakh families

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government on Wednesday announced an annual health insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh each to around 43 lakh families in the state under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) and a state scheme.

Punjab Govt extends universal health cover to 43 lakh families, Signs MoU with centre for implementation of PMJAY

CHANDIGARH: Punjab on Wednesday became the first state in the country to provide universal health cover, extending its insurance cover to Rs. 5 lakh per year per family to all the eligible 43 lakh families in the state, while signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Centre for implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (PMJAY) for 14.96 lakh famil

Women should take legal route, name and shame culprits: Gautam Rode

 MUMBAI: Actor Gautam Rode has come forward in support of sexual harassment survivors, saying they should take legal action against the culprits apart from naming and shaming them in public so that no one can doubt their intentions.

4 pilgrims crushed to death in MP

SATNA: Four persons were killed and two seriously injured when a speeding truck crushed them in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district on Wednesday, police said.

Shrinking families helped India grow in 1980s-90s

NEW DELHI: The shrinking size of families in India contributed to India’s economic growth in the 1980s and 1990s, a United Nations report has found.

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai event highlights: Shah Rukh Khan thought film’s script was utterly nonsense

MUMBAI: On the very special occasion of the 20th anniversary celebration Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (KKHH), the lead actor of the film, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan said on Tuesday that initially, director Karan Johar narrated a ‘crap story’ but he signed the film because of the conviction of the director.

Never had a gun pointed at me, says man threatened by ex-BSP MP’s son at Delhi hotel

A quiet dinner at a five-star hotel in south Delhi turned out to be a harrowing experience for Gaurav Singh and his friend on Sunday. They found themselves at the mercy of a gun-wielding man in the hotel’s porch. Left shaken, Gaurav said the assault and abuse unfolded despite his best efforts to defuse the situation.

Sabarimala temple case: Kerala tense as hill shrine set to open today, protesters evicted

KERALA: Tension mounted in Kerala’s Pathanamthitta as police used force to evict protesters opposing the entry of women of menstrual age into the hill shrine in Sabarimala, which is set to open for devotees on Wednesday, the first time after the Supreme Court verdict which allowed women of all ages access the Lord Ayyappa temple.

Six of family die in Andhra accident

VIJAYAWADA: Six members of a family were killed and 15 others injured in a road accident in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district early on Wednesday, police said.

Rotary Club of Ludhiana North awards Scholarships to the Govt. College of Girls, Ludhiana

LUDHIANA:  Rotary Club of Ludhiana North has selected 10 humble candidates to receive scholarships of Rs. 5000 each to the students of Govt. College of Girls.

Isuzu eyes 40% growth in sales in India this fiscal

HYDERABAD: Japanese automaker Isuzu Motors, which Tuesday launched Isuzu mu-X, eyes 40% growth in volumes during the current financial year in India.

We've to ensure there's no abuse of power in Bollywood: Saif Ali Khan

MUMBAI: The irony in Bollywood is loud and clear. While films with women in strong and powerful portrayals are gaining success at the box office, a slew of women in the industry are coming up with accounts of facing sexual harassment in the industry. Actor-producer Saif Ali Khan says fraternity members should make sure that the place is safe for women to work.


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