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Day: September 5, 2020

TV’s Sassy Saas Achint Kaur Turns 50, Stuns In Her Photo Shoot; Celebrates Birthday With Nia Sharma & ‘Jamai Raja’ Co-Stars
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TV’s Sassy Saas Achint Kaur Turns 50, Stuns In Her Photo Shoot; Celebrates Birthday With Nia Sharma & ‘Jamai Raja’ Co-Stars

Popular TV actress Achint, who is fondly known for playing the role of DD in Zee TV’s ‘Jamai Raja’, turned a year older on Saturday (September 5). The talented actress celebrated her 50th birthday with her co-stars Nia Sharma and Rehyna Malhotra. Achint, considered as one of the most power-packed performers on the small screen, reportedly hosted a small birthday party at her place. Nia Sharma and other celebs had a blast at the get together.The ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi-Made In India’ winner shared photos from the celebrations on social media. In one of the snaps, Achint can be seen posing with her gang of friends. In another photo, she can be seen posing for the camera while carrying balloons in her hands. Check them out!Achint surprised her fans with her latest photo-sho...
Facebook Limits Messenger Forwards To Curb Misinformation; Will Remove Posts Discouraging People From Voting
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Facebook Limits Messenger Forwards To Curb Misinformation; Will Remove Posts Discouraging People From Voting

California: Social media giant Facebook is putting a cap on how many times a message can be forwarded on Messenger. The company has limited the forwards of a message to five at once for the sake of curbing misinformation. ALSO READ | Apple Postpones Big Privacy Changes In Upcoming iOS 14According to Mashable, Jay Sullivan, the executive responsible for Messenger's privacy and safety said in an official blog post, "Limiting forwarding is an effective way to slow the spread of viral misinformation and harmful content that has the potential to cause real-world harm."The social media giant added that it is imposing a limit on message forwards to foil the efforts of bad actors aiming to cause chaos and undermine accurate information.The decision has been taken in view of ...
No drugs recovered from Showik: Rhea’s Advocate
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No drugs recovered from Showik: Rhea’s Advocate

''Allegation of misusing Rs 15 crore from Sushant Singh Rajput's bank account leveled against actress Rhea Chakraborty is baseless. No drugs are recovered from Showik by agencies. Also, there is no proof of inciting Sushant for suicide. Both of them never consumed any drugs',' says Rhea Chakraborty's advocate. Brother of Sushant's girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty and Rajput's house manager Samuel Miranda were arrested on Friday night. Source link
Dia Mirza asks Sanjay Raut to apologise to Kangana Ranaut for calling her ‘haramkhor’ – Times of India
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Dia Mirza asks Sanjay Raut to apologise to Kangana Ranaut for calling her ‘haramkhor’ – Times of India

Dia Mirza has come out in support of Kangana Ranaut, who landed in controversy as she compared Mumbai to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). While speaking to a news channel, politician Sanjay Raut tagged Kangana as 'haramkhor ladki' for her statement. Expressing her displeasure for the kind of language used by Sanjay Raut, Dia stood in support of Kangana and posted on Twitter, “Strongly condemn the word ‘haramkhor’ used by @rautsanjay61. Sir you have every right to express your displeasure for what Kangana has said but you must apologise for using such language.” Kangana Ranaut on her part, had reacted to the statement by questioning where were the intolerance debate warriors. “In 2008 Movie Mafia declared me a Psycho, in 2016 they called me a Witch and Stalker in 2020 Maharashtra Minis...
IPL 2020: MS Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings Finally Start Practice In UAE
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IPL 2020: MS Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings Finally Start Practice In UAE

Three-times IPL champion Chennai Super Kings (CSK) finally stared training as they took to nets after all their members barring the 13 positive cases tested negative for the dreaded Coronavirus (Covid-19). Earlier, the franchise was forced to postpone the start of its training after CSK's two players Deepak Chahar and Ruturaj Gaikwad tested positive for Covid-19. ALSO READ | IPL 2020 Schedule To Be Released On 6th September: IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel The IPL will announce the complete schedule on Sunday and the tournament opener on September 19 is expected to be played between the Super Kings and Mumbai Indians - finalists of last year's IPL.In videos posted on CSK's Instagram handle, Dhoni could be seen facing Ravindra Jadeja and Piyush Chawla under the lights at t...
All allegations against Showik and Rhea baseless: Advocate
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All allegations against Showik and Rhea baseless: Advocate

"Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Priyanka used to give him medicine which was not prescribed by the doctor. All allegations against Showik and Rhea baseless,": Advocate said infront of metropolitan magistrate. Rhea Chakraborty's brother Showik and Sushant's house manager Samuel Miranda were arrested on Friday night. Source link
Ceasefire violation: Soldier killed, two others injured in Baramulla | India News – Times of India
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Ceasefire violation: Soldier killed, two others injured in Baramulla | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: A soldier was killed and two others injured in cross-border firing on Saturday morning as Pakistan violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowgam sector in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. In a separate incident, security personnel recovered the bodies of two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists near the LoC in Gurez sector in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district later in the day. Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing and heavy mortar shelling along the LoC in Nowgam’s Hardul area in which gunner Bhupinder Singh of 17 Brigade was killed on the spot. “Befitting response was given. One soldier laid down his life in the line of duty. Two soldiers sustained injuries and were evacuated to 92 Base Hospital. Their condition is stable,” Srinagar-based defence spokesman Col Raj...
After years, Govt plans new development bank for big infra funding
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After years, Govt plans new development bank for big infra funding

Written by Aanchal Magazine , P Vaidyanathan Iyer | New Delhi | Updated: September 6, 2020 7:05:39 am Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had on August 10 inaugurated an NIP online dashboard which provides details on investment opportunities. (Photo: PTI)YEARS AFTER some of India’s biggest Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), such as ICICI, IDBI, IFCI and IRBI, either reinvented themselves or faded away, the government is veering towards setting up a new DFI essentially to fill the gap in long-term finance for infrastructure sectors. “Discussions have been held at the highest level over the last couple of months. The two options being disc...
Steady rise in share of daily-wagers in suicides, 23% in 2019
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Steady rise in share of daily-wagers in suicides, 23% in 2019

Written by Harikishan Sharma | New Delhi | Updated: September 6, 2020 7:07:05 am Tamil Nadu saw the most number of suicides by daily-wage earners (5,186), followed by Maharashtra (4,128), Madhya Pradesh (3,964), Telangana (2,858) and Kerala (2,809). (File Photo/Representational)The share of daily-wage earners among those who died by suicide has been steadily rising, doubling to 23.4 per cent in 2019 as compared to six years before. At nearly a quarter of the suicides, or 32,563 of the total 1,39,123, the daily-wage earners comprised the largest chunk of such deaths recorded by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) last year. The data for daily-wage ...
Uttar Pradesh jumps 10 places to rank second in ease of doing business
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Uttar Pradesh jumps 10 places to rank second in ease of doing business

Written by Prabha Raghavan | New Delhi | September 6, 2020 4:50:19 am Some top industrial states saw little or no change in their ranking -- Maharashtra retained its 13th rank, while Tamil Nadu moved up to 14th place from the 15 in the 2018 assessment. (Representational image/Bloomberg)Uttar Pradesh made its entry into the top ranks of states that have become better destinations to do business in 2019, jumping 10 positions to displace Telangana as the second best performer, shows a government assessment released Saturday. The state rose up the ranks based on its ability to better implement a range of reforms ranging from single-window clearances to easi...
With NCP feeling heat for Covid surge in Pune, Pawar steps in
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With NCP feeling heat for Covid surge in Pune, Pawar steps in

Written by Ajay Jadhav , Manoj Dattatrye More | Pune | Updated: September 6, 2020 11:54:52 am Sharad Pawar leaves after a review meeting on Covid in Pune on Saturday. (Express Photo: Ashish Kale)For the last three days, NCP leader Sharad Pawar has been camping in Pune, meeting district and health officials, corporators and his own party workers, to discuss ways to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the city which now has the highest number of infected people in the country. On Saturday, he sat through the weekly review meeting of the district administration, in his capacity as a Rajya Sabha member hailing from the district. He followed it up wi...
12 lakh issued domicile certificates, most hold PRC, says J&K admin
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12 lakh issued domicile certificates, most hold PRC, says J&K admin

By: Express News Service | Jammu | September 6, 2020 4:38:26 am The statement pointed out that a total of 17,18,887 people had applied for a domicile certificate and that of the 12,43,996 people that were issued the document, two-thirds of them got it in 7-15 days. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday said it issued domicile certificates to nearly 12.44 lakh people across all 20 districts of the Union Territory till August 31 — including to 1.44 lakh people who had come from West Pakistan and those who have been living here for the past 15 years. Giving a break-up, an official release issued here said that s...
Defence minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Iran | India News – Times of India
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Defence minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Iran | India News – Times of India

TEHRAN: Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday arrived in Tehran where he will meet his Iranian counterpart and discuss bilateral defence ties, a day after he urged the Persian Gulf countries to resolve their differences through dialogue based on mutual respect. Singh arrived in Tehran from Moscow after concluding his three-day visit to Russia where he attended a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) defence ministers. He also held bilateral talks with his counterparts from Russia, China and the Central Asian countries. "Raksha Mantri Shri @rajnathsingh reached Tehran this evening. He will be meeting the Iranian Defence Minister (Brigadier General Amir Hatami) during his visit," his office said in a tweet. India on Friday said that it was “deeply concerned” about th...
Delhi watches Beijing next step, Jaishankar and Wang may meet in Moscow
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Delhi watches Beijing next step, Jaishankar and Wang may meet in Moscow

Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Updated: September 6, 2020 10:49:27 am S Jaishankar with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. (Photo: PTI/File)The day after Indian and Chinese Defence Ministers met in Moscow, the highest level in-person meeting between the two sides since the Ladakh standoff began early May, officials in New Delhi indicated they are watching whether General Wei Fenghe has the heft to influence the Beijing top brass on complete disengagement and de-escalation along the Line of Actual Control. While both sides stuck to stated positions and blamed each other in official statements issued after the meeting, Delhi will wait for the next...
Adulterated food causes mental illnesses | Parivartan
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Adulterated food causes mental illnesses | Parivartan

The Indian act which regulates the quality of food in India is the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act 1954. Laws are on the right track in India but they lack implementation following which adulterated food is supplied openly in the Indian markets and people are now moving towards more organic food. Source link
Who is responsible for adulterated food? | Parivartan
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Who is responsible for adulterated food? | Parivartan

Consumption of adulterated food is dangerous for everyone as it increases the impurities in the food. Do not always go for cheap food items but for the right ones. Eating adulterated food for a long time increases the risk of several diseases. It also decreases the nutritional value of the food. Source link
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’s Nattu Kaka Aka Ghanashyam Nayak To Undergo Surgery
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Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’s Nattu Kaka Aka Ghanashyam Nayak To Undergo Surgery

New Delhi: Sony SAB’s ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ is one of the most loved shows on Indian television. Ardent fans of the popular sitcom are showering all their love on the show’s characters and it is reflecting in the TRPs. ‘Taarak Mehta’ bagged the number third spot in the latest set of BARC ratings. We had earlier informed you that Gurucharan Singh aka old Sodhi’s father recently underwent an emergency surgery. The actor decided to quit the show to take care of his father.ALSO READ | 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' Actor Gurucharan Singh's Father Undergoes Surgery; Palak Sidhwani, Samay Shah & Other Co-Stars Send Best WishesAs per the latest buzz, Ghanshyam Nayak aka Nattu Kaka from ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ will undergo a surgery on Sunday (Se...
If Narine gets grip from surface, he will be effective: Gambhir | Cricket News – Times of India
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If Narine gets grip from surface, he will be effective: Gambhir | Cricket News – Times of India

(TOI Photo)NEW DELHI: Sunil Narine's former IPL captain Gautam Gambhir believes that the mystery spinner will be very effective for KKR provided he gets a "bit of grip from the UAE surfaces" during the Indian Premier League starting September 19. "If Sunil Narine gets a little grip from the UAE wickets, he will be very effective," Gambhir said on Star Sports' 'Cricket Connected' about his former KKR teammate, who has been instrumental in their two title triumphs. "For me, the most important thing is that when Sunil Narine is hiding the ball during his run-up, it will increase the difficulties for the batsmen. It will be difficult to find which ball will go away and which ball will come in. "Because the later you see the ball in the hand, the more difficult it is for the batsmen." Gambhi...
Two Bodies Recovered With Ammunition In Kashmir’s Bandipora; Both Were Reportedly Affiliated To Hizb-Ul-Mujahideen
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Two Bodies Recovered With Ammunition In Kashmir’s Bandipora; Both Were Reportedly Affiliated To Hizb-Ul-Mujahideen

Bandipora: Jammu and Kashmir police have recovered two unidentified bodies in the Tulail area of Gurez in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district early Saturday. Some arms and ammunition have also been recovered from the dead, along with an Aadhar card. ALSO READ | 1 Indian Army Jawan Martyred, 2 others injured in Unprovoked firing by Pak in Jammu & Kashmir's NaugamSub-divisional police officer (SDPO) Gurez Peerzada Ajaz said that two bodies were recovered from a Nallah in Malangham area of Tulail in Gurez sector today afternoon.Official sources told that the duo according to documents found have been identified as Nisar Ahmad Rather from Dadsara Tral and Sameer Ahmad Dar (whose Official confirmation still awaited) from Dogripora Pulwama.As informed, both of them were...
Gauhati University to hold offline exams for final year students – Times of India
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Gauhati University to hold offline exams for final year students – Times of India

GUWAHATI: Gauhati University (GU) has announced that it will hold offline exams through pen and paper mode for BA, BSc and BCom final year (sixth semester) students of about 350 colleges affiliated to it between September 22 to October 15. The decision was taken in a meeting convened by GU vice-chancellor PJ Handique on Friday. Officials in GU said that exams will be held offline since they do not have adequate infrastructure to hold online tests. On Thursday, the university had declared the examination schedule for the BEd second (final) year students from September 15 to 29, after the BEd students staged a protest demanding examination at the earliest. “Despite publishing the examination schedule for the final year students, GU authority has written to the state government, seeking ...