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Bill passed to bring back total prohibition in Mizoram
The state government decided to prohibit manufacture, import, sale and consumption of liquor for the common people.

Not a very Happy Holi for Nirav Modi in UK jail
Nirav Modi was arrested by Scotland Yard on Tuesday and presented before District Judge Marie Mallon at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on Wednesday.

NDA govt has failed: Ashok Gehlot
Gehlot said Modi should have embraced the opposition and consulted them on all important matters through all-party meets.

Not contesting Lok Sabha elections, says Salman Khan
Earlier in the day, Salman Khan retweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tweet, urging people "to exercise your right (to vote) and participate in making the Government".

In Karnataka's Dharwad building collapse, death toll mounts to 10
Rescuers fear that at least 12 to 15 people are still trapped under the debris as they heard voices coming from inside.

President, Vice President, Prime Minister extend Holi greetings
PM Modi also extended greetings to the nation on the occasion of Holi and said that the festival of joy and gaiety would strengthen the colour of unity and goodwill.

From plastic surgery to citizenship of Vanuatu: Fugitive Nirav Modi planned it all
The controversial diamond trader fled the country along with his uncle Mehul Choksi in January 2018 after cheating Punjab National Bank of Rs 13,578 crore.

Garment exporter has a rare slice of Vijayanagara empire
Mohit Kapoor, a Mumbai-based coin collector, has trivia on the tips of his finger, thanks to over 20 years of collecting rare, antique coins.

End of poll road for Advani as Shah gets Gandhinagar ticket
The BJP on Thursday replaced L K Advani with party chief Amit Shah as its candidate for Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat, formally bringing curtains down on the career of the 91-year-old stalwart who played a crucial role in the transformation of the saffron outfit from a marginal player to a major political influence.

Denied bail, Nirav Modi spends Holi in jail
Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, arrested here on fraud and money laundering charges, spent Holi on Thursday behind bars in one of England’s most overcrowded jails.

BJP's first list: PM to contest from Varanasi
PM Narendra Modi will seek re-election from Varanasi and BJP president Amit Shah will contest from Gandhinagar, the BJP announced as it released its first list of 184 candidates for the coming LS polls. Gandhinagar was till now the political bastion of veteran BJP leader LK Advani. Nitin Gadkari and Rajnath Singh will contest from Nagpur and Lucknow, respectively.

Amazon to take on FB, Google with mobile ads
Amazon has hit on a new way to grab a chunk of the $129 billion digital advertising market now dominated by Google and Facebook: sell video spots on the e-commerce giant’s smartphone shopping app.

Satta bazaar in MP bets on BJP getting 246 seats
The satta bazaar had come uncannily close to predicting the scoreline in the 2018 assembly election — 116 for Congress and 102-plus for BJP. Bookies told TOI that satta trends may not reflect the actual situation on the ground, but the market is accepting bets on BJP winning three times as many seats as Congress.

In Bandipora, terrorists take two civilians hostage, 1 rescued - Times of India
In Bandipora, terrorists take two civilians hostage, 1 rescued  Times of India

India News: SRINAGAR: Two militants and a jawan were killed while five security men were injured on Thursday as security forces and militants battled each ...

3 new entrants from Congress given BJP tickets in Karnataka - Times of India
3 new entrants from Congress given BJP tickets in Karnataka  Times of India

India News: BENGALURU: Recent entrant and Congress rebel lawmaker Umesh Jadhav will take on Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge from ...

Oxford English Dictionary includes 'chuddies' in latest update - Times of India
Oxford English Dictionary includes 'chuddies' in latest update  Times of India

India News: Chuddies,the Indian English word for underwear, is among 650 new entries recognised as official English words by the definitive 'Oxford English ...

Karnataka collapse: Magisterial probe on, toll touches 12 - Times of India
Karnataka collapse: Magisterial probe on, toll touches 12  Times of India

BENGALURU: Karnataka CM H D Kumaraswamy on Thursday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the Dharwad building collapse as the toll rose to 12 with five ...

Asaduddin Owaisi, Mehbooba Mufti criticise Centre on Samjhauta verdict - Times of India
Asaduddin Owaisi, Mehbooba Mufti criticise Centre on Samjhauta verdict  Times of India

India News: The government should appeal against Swami Aseemanand's acquittal in the Samjhauta blast case if Prime Minister Narendra Modi was really the ...

3.2 crore labourers lost jobs under Modi govt: Congress - Times of India
3.2 crore labourers lost jobs under Modi govt: Congress  Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Thursday alleged that 3.2 crore casual labourers lost their employment under the Modi government and said the people of India ...

India can curb TB deaths by 28% over the next 30 years: Lancet - Times of India
India can curb TB deaths by 28% over the next 30 years: Lancet  Times of India

India News: NEW DELHI: India can avert around 28% of tuberculosis related deaths over the next 30 years by subsidising tests and supporting patients to ...

Jet Airways crisis: More planes grounded, pilots threaten strike -
Jet Airways crisis: More planes grounded, pilots threaten strike

Government asks banks to rescue cash-strapped airline as PM Modi seeks to avert job losses weeks before elections.

Fugitive Indian jeweller Nirav Modi arrested in London: UK police -
Fugitive Indian jeweller Nirav Modi arrested in London: UK police

India had asked Britain to extradite Modi, one of the main suspects charged in the $2bn loan fraud.

Rahul's interaction with students of Tamil Nadu college didn't violate poll code: EC
Earlier, the Tamil Nadu government had ordered an inquiry as to how the college gave its approval for Gandhi to interact with its students when the model code for elections was in force.
JDU set to contest Arunachal assembly elections for first time 
Chairman of North East Executive Council (NEEC) of the party, Senchumo Lotha, on Wednesday released the first list of candidates for Arunachal Pradesh.
Newly-appointed Goa CM Pramod Sawant wins floor test in Assembly with support of 20 MLAs
The special session of the House was convened by Governor Mridula Sinha to conduct the floor test, after Sawant was sworn in as the CM during wee hours of Tuesday.
CRPF jawan shoots self, kills three colleagues at Jammu and Kashmir camp
CRPF commandant of 187th bn Harinder Kumar said three jawans were killed and the one who shot them was critically injured in the fratricide incident.
BSP supremo Mayawati not to contest Lok Sabha polls
The BSP chief also said she does not want to see any damage to the SP-BSP-RLD alliance in Uttar Pradesh.
National Conference, Congress announce alliance in Jammu and Kashmir for Lok Sabha polls
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and National Conference stalwart Farooq Abdullah made the announcement.
Chowkidar is now synonymous with patriotism and honesty: PM Modi
In an interaction with watchmen from across the country, Modi said his rivals lacked guts to name him and attack him directly, and instead resorted to targeting watchmen.
Nirav Modi's arrest a got-up match ahead of Lok Sabha Elections: Mamata Banerjee
The Trinamool Congress supremo also stated that the Modi government should not claim any credit for the arrest of the fugitive diamond trader.
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Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh makes history in Canada's House of Commons

Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh makes history in Canada's House of CommonsThe arrival of the turbaned leader into the house on Monday, cheered by all members, coincided with the induction of a senior woman member into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet.

Indonesia: Five unmarried couples whipped for 'amorous' activities, hundreds watch

Indonesia: Five unmarried couples whipped for 'amorous' activities, hundreds watchHundreds of spectators gathered outside a mosque in Banda-Aceh, as five unmarried couples got whipped by a masked sharia officer. Couples received the punishment of four to 22 strokes by a rattan cane for behaving "amorously," which is a crime under the sharia law in Indonesia's Aceh province. Aceh, situated at the tip of Sumatra Island, is the only province that imposes Islamic law.

Hyderabad Shocker: Woman Chops Off Drunk Husband’s Genitals After Quarrel

Hyderabad Shocker: Woman Chops Off Drunk Husband’s Genitals After QuarrelIn a shocking incident, a woman chopped off her husband's genitals after he arrived home drunk and picked up a quarrel over some petty issue.

Nirav Modi’s bail plea rejected: ‘Substantial grounds’ to believe he wouldn’t surrender, says UK court

Nirav Modi’s bail plea rejected: ‘Substantial grounds’ to believe he wouldn’t surrender, says UK courtNirav Modi, one of the accused in the Punjab National Bank fraud case, was recently tracked by UK's Telegraph newspaper in London where he was reportedly living in a high-end flat.

Beauty Pageant Winner Now an Army Officer, Netizens Go Gaga Over Lt. Garima Yadav’s Life Journey

Beauty Pageant Winner Now an Army Officer, Netizens Go Gaga Over Lt. Garima Yadav’s Life JourneyYadav has been the winner of Miss Charming Face Beauty Pageant, 2017 and now got commissioned into the Indian Army, she is going viral on social media ever since.

World No 1 Naomi Osaka maintains radio silence on $2 million lawsuit filed by former coach Christopher Jean

World No 1 Naomi Osaka maintains radio silence on $2 million lawsuit filed by former coach Christopher JeanChristopher Jean insists Naomi Osaka's father, Leonard Francois, had signed a contract when he was coaching the 21-year-old and her sister Mari in 2011.

Asian-Americans face barriers in workplace despite doing better at university

Asian-Americans face barriers in workplace despite doing better at universityWashington D.C. [USA] Mar 21 (ANI): Asian Americans face additional barriers in their career despite doing well at university, new findings have suggested. According to the study published in Ethnic and Racial Studies, Asian Americans graduate from university at far higher rates than white Americans, but despite this are no more likely to hold professional or managerial jobs. It has long been known that the US-born children of Asian immigrants, a population known as the "Asian second generation", are not only more likely to be college-educated than the US general population, but are also more likely to graduate from the nation's elite universities.

BJP first list out; Amit Shah replaces Advani from Gandhinagar, Smriti Irani to take on Rahul Gandhi again
Amit Shah will fight the Lok Sabha poll for the first time and he will replace veteran BJP leader L K Advani from Gandhinagar constituency. 
BJP releases list of 100 candidates for Odisha Assembly election
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released list of 100 candidates for the upcoming Assembly election in Odisha.
BJP names 2 former BJD leaders in list of 10 Lok Sabha candidates from Odisha
The two leaders - Balabhadra Majhi and Baijayant Panda - joined the BJP earlier this month.
Rajasthan: BJP names 14 sitting MPs, drops only woman MP from first list
The BJP, however, dropped the only woman MP Santosh Ahlawat from Jhunjhunu seat and gave the ticket to Narendra Khinchad. 
BJP drops sitting MPs including Union minister in Chhattisgarh in its first list
The party had announced earlier that it will replace all ten incumbent MPs in the state in the wake of the drubbing it received in the Assembly elections.
Andhra Pradesh: Congress releases names of 3 candidates for Lok Sabha, 45 for Assembly polls
The party has fielded Ramana Kumari Pedada from Visakhapatnam, Naraharasetti Narasimha Rao from Vijayawada and J Lakshmi Narasimha Yadav from Nandyal Lok Sabha constituencies.
Two terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir`s Baramulla, operation continues
Two terrorists were killed by security forces in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Thursday.
Karnataka: BJP announces names of candidates for 22 Lok Sabha seats
The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on Thursday released its first list of 184 candidates for Lok Sabha poll, including names of party's candidates from 22 seats in Karnataka.
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Goodbye chill: Sat-Sun to get warmer in Mumbai
The month of March sees transition from Mumbai's laughable winter to high summer and temperatures have been recorded to range between 38 to 40 degree Celsius

How Chennai women fuel Mumbai local coaches
MADAM MECHANIC: Team of 137 women in Chennai's rail factory turns a year

Suzuki, Toyota partnership to cross-sell products in India, abroad
Toyota to sell Suzuki's India-produced vehicles in African markets, while the former will supply HEV technologies in India to Maruti

US warns Pak against another attack on India
The remarks come in the wake of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack by JeM on a CRPF convoy, which was followed by the February 26 air strike

Uttarakhand shelves hydropower plans on eco-sensitive Bhagirathi
The ministry panel is mandated to appraise proposals to demarcate buffer zones around national parks and wildlife sanctuaries

Maharashtra: Congress, NCP field controversial names
Navinchandra Bandivadekar has been fielded for the Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg seat

Govt turns encroacher: Top court quashes eviction order
The court protected the owners against dispossession, but allowed the civil suit between the Union Government and the Framji family to continue

‘No Choice But to Pick Up Gun': 2 Days After Custodial Death Of Kashmiri Principal, Friend Joins Militancy
In an audio message, Shahid Manzoor, who claims to Rizwan's friend, says jihad is the only option left to free future generations from 'oppression and slavery' of Indian armed forces.

Renowned Indian Artist Haku Shah Passes Away at 85
Shah was also a cultural anthropologist. He carried out extensive field research and documentation on rural and tribal arts and crafts, traditions and folk lore, and established a tribal museum at Gujarat Vidyapith.

Only Sufi Shrine to Celebrate Holi, Revellers at Dewa Sharif Soak Themselves in Myriad Hues of Harmony
Located in Barabanki, about 25km from Lucknow, the shrine also known as the Dewa Sharif, is perhaps the only Sufi shrine in India where people irrespective of their caste and creed gather to play Holi.

4.7 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Meghalaya, Tremors Felt in Northeast, West Bengal
The epicentre of the earthquake was East Garo Hills in Meghalaya. There were no reports of damage or casualties.

Drunk Men Stab Police Officer in Delhi During Holi Celebrations, 3 Arrested
Three accused persons were arrested, couple of hours after the incident, however, one accused, identified as Mukhi, is on the run, a senior police officer said.

Samjhauta Train Verdict Has Shaken People, Pakistan Now Weighing its Options: Shah Qureshi
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi also said that India's reaction to the Christchurch attack 'demonstrates New Delhi's double standards as it did not even mention the words Muslims or mosques while condemning the attack'.

Pulwama Terror Attack was a 'Conspiracy' to Fetch Votes: SP Leader Ramgopal Yadav
The SP leader was speaking at a programme held here at Saifai — the ancestral village of Samajwadi Party (SP) patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Picture of Blank SSC Signed by J-K Officials Goes Viral; Probe Ordered
The certificate is crucial to obtain admission to educational institutions, government scholarship, ration cards, purchasing property in the state and for voting.

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Fri Mar 22 2019  Australian Dollar 49.0196
Fri Mar 22 2019  British Pound Sterling 90.4977
Fri Mar 22 2019  Canadian Dollar 51.5730
Fri Mar 22 2019  European Euro 78.4314
Fri Mar 22 2019  United States Dollar 68.9655

Silver extends gains on increased offtake; gold ends steady
Silver prices went up by Rs 40 to Rs 39,000 per kg in the national capital on Wednesday on the back of increased offtake by industrial units and coin

Gold eases on firm dollar; markets await Fed guidance
Palladium trades near record peak hit

Silver demand in India set for four year high
Government cash handouts under PM-KISAN to help the white metal demand

India election 2019: When will broadband reach all villages?
An Indian government project hopes to connect India's villages to the internet by March 2019.

Nirav Modi arrested in UK amid India fraud case allegations
Nirav Modi, whose jewellery was worn by Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, is accused of defrauding an Indian bank.

Mayawati: India Dalit icon will not contest election
The Indian Dalit leader says she stepped aside for the good of a coalition formed to fight the ruling party.

Mukesh Ambani: India's richest man helps his brother avoid jail
The brothers have had an acrimonious relationship, fighting over their father's businesses after his death in 2002.

Human embryo smuggling: Malaysian arrested at India airport
Officials in Mumbai, India, believe they may have uncovered a smuggling ring linked to a clinic.

Jet Airways grounds planes as crisis grows
The struggling Indian airline grounds a further six aircraft as its crisis deepens.

India election 2019: Are women any safer?
Violence against women is an emotive issue in India's election campaign. Has the situation improved?

Nowruz: How 300m people celebrate Persian New Year
On Thursday, millions of people celebrate Persian New Year, also known as Nowruz. Here's how.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Smriti Irani to again take on Rahul Gandhi in Amethi Lok...
Smriti Irani has been renominated from the Amethi Lok Sabha constituency from where Rahul Gandhi is contesting the election. This is the second time that she has been pitted against the Congress president.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: In BJP list, Amit Shah to contest from LK Advani's Gandhinagar...
BJP president Amit Shah will be contesting the Lok Sabha elections for the first time from Gandhinagar

Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP first list out, PM to contest from Varanasi, Amit...
The BJP’s first list of candidates comes after a series of meetings of the BJP’s central election committee over the last five days.

Facebook admits storing millions of passwords in plain text on internal servers
During a security review in January, Facebook found that the passwords were stored in a readable format, against its security procedures, but that they were never visible to anyone outside of the company.

BJP MLA Yogesh Verma shot at during Holi celebrations in Uttar Pradesh
BJP?legislator Yogesh Verma was shot at by unidentified attackers in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh during Holi celebrations.

Poll promises made by the AIADMK and DMK are unworkable
Several of the key promises made by both parties cannot be implemented because they come under Centre’s domain

260 Jet pilots apply for jobs at SpiceJet amid airline crisis
With no assurance on the payment of their pending salaries, Jet pilots had Tuesday warned that they would stop flying from April 1 if the management failed to provide clarity on the revival plan along with a deadline to clear their salary dues by March 31.

Shatrughan Sinha wishes PM Modi on Holi, then adds a reminder
In a radio address on Wednesday, PM Modi had targeted the ‘chowkidar’ campaign of the Congress. The Prime Minister said chowkidar is the flavour of the season, referring to BJP’s “Main Bhi Chowkidar” campaign on social media.

Indian-American Neomi Rao sworn in as judge of powerful DC court
Rao, 45, was sworn in by US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Tuesday.

Indian-Americans protest against Pakistan for sponsoring terrorism
There was heavy sloganeering against Pakistan which protesters termed as a "terror hub".

US Senate confirms Indian-American Neomi Rao for powerful federal judgeship
Rao, 45, was confirmed for the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, one of the most powerful benches in the country, by 53-46 votes in the US Senate, which was basically on party lines.

Google paid USD 45 million to its former India-born executive accused of sexual misconduct
Google is accused of shirking its responsibilities by agreeing to pay executives accused of misconduct instead of firing them for cause.

India-born Reuben brothers in UK's new Tax Haven Elite list
The Reuben brothers, who were born in India to a wealthy Iraqi-Jewish family before moving to Britain in the 1950s, made their fortune in metals and property.

Indian-origin Cisco ex-director arrested in $9.3 million fraud in US
Bhikha has been charged with wire fraud, Anderson announced on Tuesday after the former director was produced in a federal court in San Francisco following his arrest.

Indian American named VP and Secretary of University of Pennsylvania
Narvekar, an MBA from Wharton School, will be taking over the new position on July 1, according to a UPenn release.

Bill introduced on NRI marriages in Parliament
If an NRI man fails to register his marriage within 30 days of date of marriage, his passport can be impounded or revoked.

Too many aspirants delay Congress’s list
Names sent to AICC president Rahul Gandhi for approval; DMK embarrassed
‘PM has no right to seek votes, as he didn’t help the cyclone-hit’
Stalin ridicules Modi for making frequent visits to foreign countries
Probe fake info on organ donations, appeals IMA
Says vicious social media campaign hits Mrithasanjeevani
cVIGIL brings officials, citizens together in fight for fair polls
The Election Commission of India has taken the app route to track violations of the model code of conduct and election expenditure, encouraging citize
Coalition struggling to find the right candidate in Vijayapura
‘This psychological advantage would surely work in favour of the BJP’
Protest against college principal, faculty for ‘assault’ on students
Incident happened on Holi day; we wanted to ensure discipline, says principal
Building collapse: Shettar seeks judicial probe
BJP MLA and former Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar has demanded a judicial probe instead of a magisterial inquiry into the collapse of a multi-storied
Panel takes case against schoolteacher
Student denied toilet break during SSLC exam, ends up defecating in hall
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At Least Five Killed in Pedestrian Bridge Collapse in Mumbai
A pedestrian bridge connecting a train station with a road collapsed in Mumbai on Thursday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 30, police said.

Welcome to Mumbai Airport. Your Gate Is Past the Art Museum.
One of India’s biggest art museums is inside Terminal 2. About 50 million people pass through every year, but many do not even notice the art.

In India’s Election Season, a Bombing Interrupts Modi’s Slump
After a suicide bombing in Kashmir and brinkmanship with Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is finding some undecided voters rallying to him.

T Suggests: Hungarian Ceramics, a Design Gallery in a Brownstone and More
A roundup of things our editors — and a few contributors — are excited about in a given week.

‘Everything Went Black’: Attack Rattles a Tense Jammu and Kashmir
A grenade blew up at a crowded bus stand, killing one person and wounding many, on the same day that a video spread of two Indian men beating Kashmiri street vendors.

A Peace Plan for India and Pakistan Already Exists
A path toward resolving the Kashmir dispute, negotiated in the mid-2000s, deserves another look.

Mired in Crisis, Pakistan Vows to Move Against Militant Groups
Under threat of sanctions for being soft on terrorist groups, and facing conflict with India, Pakistani officials insist that change will happen.

The Young Suicide Bomber Who Brought India and Pakistan to the Brink of War
Both countries share responsibility for reducing Kashmir to a ruin and destroying generations of lives.

Cops Visited New Zealand Mosque Shooter Before Granting Gun Licence
New Zealand police revealed Friday that they met with the accused Christchurch mosque shooter at his home in October 2017 before granting him the licence that let him purchase the weapons used in the...
UK Puts 3,500 Troops On Standby In No-Deal Brexit Situation
The United Kingdom has put 3,500 troops on standby to "aid contingency plans" in the face of a probable no-deal Brexit, according to a spokesman for the British Ministry of Defence.
Encounter Underway In J&K, At Least 3 Terrorists Trapped In Shopian House
An encounter is underway between terrorists and security forces in the Imam Sahib area of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.
10 Cattle Smugglers With 130 Animals Arrested In Jharkhand: Police
Ten suspected cattle smugglers were arrested with 130 animals following a raid on Jharkhand-Odisha border in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district on Thursday, a senior police officer said.
Congress Announces Candidates For National, State Seats In Andhra Pradesh
The Congress party on Thursday released the list of candidates for three Lok Sabha seats and 45 Assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh.
BJP Gives Lok Sabha Tickets To 2 Ex-Congress Leaders In Karnataka
Two former Congress leaders in Karnataka who recently joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) figured in its list of candidates named on Thursday for 21 of 28 Lok Sabha seats in the state.
Britain's Theresa May Accepts Brexit Delay Plan: European Union President
Prime Minister Theresa May has accepted an offer of two options for short delays to the date of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, EU president Donald Tusk said Thursday.
Mizoram To Once Again Become Dry State From April 1
Mizoram is going to be a dry state, once again, from April 1 this year. The Mizoram Legislative Assembly has passed the Mizoram Liquor Prohibition Bill 2019, which seeks to ban consumption,...
Josh Brolin sends out Holi wishes to his fans

Josh Brolin sends out Holi wishes to his fansThe fervour of Holi has now hit Hollywood! So much so that actor Josh Brolin, popularly known for playing Thanos in Marvel's Avengers film series, sent out wishes to his fans with a colour-soaked picture, which shows him going all out to celebrate the fun festival. The actor took to his Instagram account to share a throwback picture which features him along with writer Gregory David Roberts. The duo can be seen drenched in colours, posing for a happy picture. The photo is from Brolin's trip to India in 2013 when he had witnessed the festival of colours first hand. He captioned the post as, "Happy Holi Day! India 2013. #withshantaram." Fans seemed super-excited about Brolin's Holi throwback photo and couldn't stop gushing over it. The comment section is full of Thanos references and people wishing the actor on the occasion of Holi.

Spot-fixing can happen without players knowing: Dhoni

Spot-fixing can happen without players knowing: DhoniNew Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Former India skipper M.S. Dhoni, at the departure press conference for the 2013 Champions Trophy, had said that he would speak on the IPL spot-fixing scandal that rocked that edition of the cash-rich league at the right moment. The documentary throws light on the scandal that rocked Indian cricket and saw Chennai Super Kings being suspended for two years. People are talking about match-fixing and spot-fixing.

Shahnawaz Hussain slams Ram Gopal Yadav for Pulwama remarks

Shahnawaz Hussain slams Ram Gopal Yadav for Pulwama remarksBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain on Thursday slammed Samajwadi Party general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav for his remarks over the Pulwama attack and said that such a remark was never expected from the SP. Questioning how an Indian party can make such a comment, Hussain said SP is making comments like Pakistan. "Pakistan is saying that India has made the explosion themselves and SP is also making similar statements. The country lovers will never forgive SP for making such a comment." Yadav earlier on Thursday alleged that the February 14 terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama was a "conspiracy" hatched to fetch votes.

Indian National Lok Dal leader Ranbir Gangwa joins BJP

Indian National Lok Dal leader Ranbir Gangwa joins BJPIndian National Lok Dal (INLD) MLA Ranbir Gangwa joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday. He joined the party in the presence of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in the national capital. As India heads towards LS Polls, several political leaders have changed their sides. Lok Sabha polls will begin from April 11.

'Dora and the Lost City of Gold' gets release date

'Dora and the Lost City of Gold' gets release dateMumbai, March 21 (IANS) Eva Longoria's "Dora and the Lost City of Gold" will release on August 2.

Malayalam movie nominated for Rome Prisma Awards

Malayalam movie nominated for Rome Prisma AwardsKochi, March 21 (IANS) Malayalam film "Aickarakkonathe Bhishaguaranmaar" is the only film to be nominated from India for the Rome Independent Prisma Awards. Produced by U.A.E-based Aries Group, headed by marine engineer Sohan Roy, it's a CSR initiative as the group has committed 75 per cent of the revenue from the film for building homes of those who lost their dwellings in the floods that hit the state last year. The remaining 25 per cent has been pledged for those people who suffered losses and are working in the film industry.

Afghani students celebrate Holi in HP's Shimla

Afghani students celebrate Holi in HP's ShimlaAfghani students, who live in India for studies, celebrated Holi in college with local students in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla on Thursday. The joyous Indian festival of colours Holi is being celebrated in different parts of the country today. The festival of Holi marks the triumph of good over evil. It also proclaims the arrival of the spring season.

IPL captains reach Chennai to sign 'fair play' pledge

IPL captains reach Chennai to sign 'fair play' pledgeNew Delhi: The Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to start on Saturday and the captains of the eight teams embarked in Chennai on Thursday for the captains' meet and signing of the pledge to play the game in fair spirit. The eight teams competing in the IPL include Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Mumbai Indians (MI), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Rajasthan Royals (RR), Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Delhi Capitals (DC).

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BJP first list out; Modi fielded from Varanasi, Shah replaces Advani
Smriti Irani will reprise her electoral battle with Rahul Gandhi from Amethi.

Review: Akshay and Action are Kesari's strengths
'Kesari devotes a significant chunk of its script to brandish Akshay's might as the dauntless, magnanimous, Sardar, Havildar Ishar Singh.''To his credit, the actor is a picture of restraint and righteousness as the worldly-wise Sardar on a mission,' notes Sukanya Verma.

Meet India's likely World Cup team
Indeed, this might be the easiest way to select India's World Cup team of 15, by picking the top 15, with only No 16 Vijay Shankar perhaps replacing No 13 Khaleel Ahmed to bolster the batting!

What Rahul and Priyanka are planning next
Will Priyanka contest against Modi in Varanasi?Will Rahul also contest from Karnataka?Rasheed Kidwai -- Sonia Gandhi and the Congress party's biographer -- reveals what is churning in the Congress.

The REBELLIOUS rang of romance in Silsila
Silsila didn't work. But its roaring rang of romance continues to colour every single Holi. Sukanya Verma revisits this classic.

Indian Army gets a logistical edge
The Indian Army has an inventory of over 500,000 items.At any time, the army has to be ready to rapidly deploy resources to various locations at short notice.Improved efficiency can occur with automation- and technology-based processes.

VOTE! Like Tabu's deglam avatar?
Keeping her look simple yet gorgeous, the actor graced the cover of Femina.

Tauba! Tauba! The state of TV news!
'Chest-thumping on-air theatrics on television are no consolation for families who've been forced to embrace the price of war,' notes Nikita Puri.

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