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Firoz Nadiadwala, an unsung hero who took care of Neeraj Vohra in a comatose, paid all medical expenses

Actor-director Neeraj Vohra passed away on Thursday morning at the age of 54 – he was in a coma for almost one year. While the Hera Pheri director was fighting the illness on the bed, it was his close friend Firoz Nadiadwala who was engaged in a different battle. The …

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BJP to get 117 seats, Congress 64: #ABPExitPoll

The ABP survey said that the BJP is likely to secure 49% of vote share in Saurashtra and Kutch region that has 54 seats. The exit poll said that the saffron party may win 34 seats. As for the Congress, the exit poll said that it may be able to …

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Finding Freedom

We keep harping on “freedom” as an ideal until the cows come home; sometimes, until they go grazing in the morning again. But, what we do not discuss but should necessarily talk about is; what exactly is freedom? And if not properly understood and internalised, can it possibly hold us …

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More than 100 EVMs malfunction in first phase of Gujarat polls, demand for ballot papers grows

Within few hours of the the first phase of Gujarat assembly polls, there have been complaints of over 100 EVMs malfunctioning. Some machines have already been replaced, said the Election Commission officials stationed at the affected polling booths. 70 of those machines were reported from Surat alone. Rest were reported to …

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Dangal girl Zaira Wasim alleges molestation on Vistara flight, video of her crying goes viral

Dangal girl Zaira Wasim has alleged that she was molested on an Air Vistara flight, where a man sitting behind her her molested her. The video of Zaira with tears rolling down her face has now gone viral on social media platforms. Zaira said in the video, “So, I just …

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Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh Passes Bill On Death For Rape Of Girls Aged 12 And Below

Madhya Pradesh Cabinet on Monday unanimously passed “Dand Vidhi Sanshodhan Vidheyak, 2017”, the bill that awards capital punishment to rapists who target children aged 12 years and below. The bill will be sent to the centre and will need the approval of President Ram Nath Kovind to become a law. …

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Doctors who wrongly declared baby dead at Max Hospital sacked

Delhi’s Max Super Specialty Hospital has sacked two doctors, who had declared a 22-week-old premature baby dead even when he was alive. The private hospital, located in Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh area, had promised to conclude its investigation on Monday. In its atatement, the hospital said, “While the inquiry by the …

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Rahul Gandhi may be declared Congress president today

As first reported by Janta Ka Reporter on 19 November, Rahul Gandhi may be declared the new Congress chief by Monday evening. The 47-year-old Congress leader arrived at the party HQ at 24 Akbar Road to file his nominations on Monday morning. Among those likely to be his proposers are his …

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Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passes away, he was 79

Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passed away on Monday. He was 79. Some of the biggest blockbusters he had acted were Jab Jab Phool Khile, Satyam Shivam Sundaram and Deewar. Bollywood stars have begun paying their condolences to the superstar of yesteryear. Kapoor had chest infection in 2014 after having undergone …

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Air India passenger slaps airlines staff at Delhi airport, she slaps back

A woman passenger slapped an Air India duty manager at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Tuesday morning after being denied to board the plane for reporting late. The airline official too slapped the passenger back. The incident, according to PTI report, took place after the Ahmedabad-bound woman passenger had …

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