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Indian writer joins Grenfell Tower fundraiser

Mumbai-raised, British novelist Susmita Bhattacharya, who we interviewed a couple of years ago, emailed us to tell us about the Authors for Grenfell Tower initiative to raise funds for the victims of the horrific London building fire.Susmita has put a signed copy of her book up for auction and tells us that do gooders worldwide can browse more wonderful offers to help the victims.  Take a look... ..., 8 minutes ago

President's post above party politics: Kovind after filing nomination

In the presence of NDA ministers and chief ministers, the 71-year-old filed his papers from the July 17 elections. IMAGE: NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind with Prime Minister Narendra Modi after filing his nomation papers. Photograph: Vijay Verma/PTI Photo National Democratic Alliance presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said the post of president is above party politics and he will strive to maintain its dignity. The 71-year-old said after filing his nomination ...
 Rediff.com10 minutes ago Nitish Kumar and the art of balancing the tightrope  Rediff.com1 hour ago Ram Nath Kovind files his nomination papers for India's 15th president  Rediff.com2 hours ago RN Kovind heads to Parliament to file nomination papers before PM  Rediff.com4 hours ago

Passports in Hindi too, announces Sushma Swaraj

All passports will be in English and Hindi languages from now on and not just English, External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj announces in Delhi.This is among the host of changes that the government has introduced recently. The new norms will reduce the paperwork and documentation required for several categories of applicants. The new norms have overridden the passport Rules, 1980, which says applicants born on or after January 26, 1989 have to submit birth certificates.Now, Sadhus and ...
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Shah Rukh, Iulia watch Tubelight with Salman

The special screening of Salman Khan's new film Salman Khan was a grand and glamorous affair, as his superstar friends made sure to attend. From Shah Rukh Khan, who makes a cameo in the film, to Salman's gorgeous rumoured girlfriend Iulia Vantur, most of Salman's pals wanted to watch the film. Tubelight Review: Salman tries to be cute, too hard   Shah Rukh Khan plays a magician in the movie. Guess who drove in with Salman Khan? It was his Jaan-E-Mann co-star Preity Zinta. They may ...
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Premji wins philanthropy prize

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji among honorees of this year's Carnegie Medal, considered the most prestigious prize in philanthropy.
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Cop stoned to death by mob outside Srinagar mosque; 2 arrested

A deputy superintendent of police was stripped naked and stoned to death by an irate mob after he allegedly opened fire at a group of people, who caught him clicking pictures near a mosque in downtown area in the early hours of Friday. The police officer identified as Mohammed Ayoub Pandit was on duty when the mob attacked him, a police spokesman said. Earlier police sources had said that Pandit was seen moving around by people near Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area at 0030 hours. He was allegedly ...
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Separatist Mirwaiz condemns lynching of cop

Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday condemned the brutal lynching of Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP), Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammed Ayub Pandith by a mob, stating that such brutality to snatch the humanity and values cannot be allowed.His statement comes amid reports that Farooq was inside the Jamia Masjid when the DSP was doing surveillance.Farooq tweeted: "Deeply disturbed & condemn the brutal act at Nowhatta. Mob violence & public lynching is ...
 Rediff.com38 minutes ago 2 arrested in cop lynching in Kashmir  Rediff.com2 hours ago J-K CM pays homage to cop murdered by lynch mob  Rediff.com3 hours ago

Tennis round-up: Federer in Halle quarters; Cilic advances in Queen's

IMAGE: Roger Federer. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images Top seed Roger Federer beat Germany's Mischa Zverev 7-6(4), 6-4 to advance to the last eight of the Halle Open on Thursday as the 18-times grand slam champion sharpens his grasscourt game ahead of Wimbledon. Federer, who skipped the entire clay court season after winning the Australian Open and claiming titles at Indian Wells and Miami this year, will next play defending champion Florian Mayer who beat Frenchman Lucas Pouille in three ...
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Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful NBA Draft

IMAGE: Markelle Fultz (Washington) is introduced by NBA commissioner Adam Silver as the number one overall pick to the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday. Photograph: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The Philadelphia 76ers selected University of Washington guard Markelle Fultz with the first overall pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday, launching an infusion of talented youth into the league. The first seven picks of the ...
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CA offer players new deal in bid to end pay dispute

IMAGE: Australia cricket team. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Cricket Australia (CA) has offered players a revised pay deal in a bid to end a bitter dispute over a revenue-sharing model with just a week to go before the current agreement expires. Australia's top cricketers face being locked out unless a new memorandum of understanding is struck between CA and the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) before the end of the month. At the heart of the dispute is a long-standing ...
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