Daily Archives: May 15, 2017

Kangna Ranaut’s Simran trailer gives Queen, Tanu weds Manu vibes


Kangana Ranaut does defy comparisons but as the first teaser of her film Simran, directed by Hansal Mehta, lands, it is hard to miss the Queen and Tanu Weds Manu vibes — Kangana plays a young woman who is carefree, spunky and ready to break a few social norms. We say vibes because Hansal and Kangana are keeping their film ...

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Delhi man dies in Rishikesh rafting accident


A young Delhi man inspired by YouTube videos of adventure sports drowned while rafting on the Ganga river in Rishikesh on Thursday. The survivors of the rafting tragedy claim their guides were inexperienced and refused to help. Subhash Kumar (35) and his cousins were taking a turn on the “Golf Course Rapids”, usually negotiated only by professionals, when their raft ...

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Ex-serviceman held with 18kg explosives in Chamoli


Chamoli police have seized 18-kg of explosives from an ex-serviceman on Gopeswhar-Kedarnath road in Chamoli district on Sunday morning.  Acting on intelligence inputs, the Chamoli police arrested Satyapal Singh, former soldier and resident of Gopeshwar, from in front of a local hotel and recovered 45 sticks of gelatin, which is a prohibited ‘class-II explosive’. “We have arrested an ex-serviceman today ...

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1,000 evacuated as Pakistani troops shell border villages in Rajouri


Pakistani troops heavily shelled areas along the LoC in Rajouri district for the second consecutive day on Sunday, causing heavy damage to buildings and forcing evacuation of 1,000 border residents. The Indian Army effectively retaliated. The Pakistan Army had on Saturday pounded civilian areas and forward posts along the LoC in Nowshera area with mortars, killing two civilians and injuring ...

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Kapil Mishra alleges AAP scam worth crores of rupees; faints during press conference


New Delhi: Sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra yesterday fainted at a press conference after charging Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with financial “irregularities”. Mishra was taken to the RML hospital here from his residence in Civil Lines, where he has been on a hunger strike for the last five days, demanding that the Aam Aadmi Party release details of foreign ...

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Raped by stepfather repeatedly, 10-yr-old found pregnant


Rohtak:  In a shocking incident, a 10-year-old girl here was found to be five months pregnant after being raped repeatedly allegedly by her stepfather, police said yesterday. The girl’s pregnancy was confirmed by the doctors when her mother took her to a hospital, they said, adding the accused was arrested. Meanwhile, the National Commission for Women Chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam has ...

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First swine flu death in Himachal’s Kangra district


The first swine flu death in Kangra was reported from Dr Rajendra Prasad Govt Medical College, Tanda. Two persons, tested positive for the H1N1 disease, were also under treatment in the medical college. Medical Superintendent, Tanda hospital, Dr YD Sharma, confirmed today that a 65-year-old patient Joginder Kumar of Digger village in Dehra was admitted to the Tanda hospital a ...

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