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Day: June 18, 2020

Why Abhishek Bachchan Considers ‘Umrao Jaan’ His Most Special Film
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Why Abhishek Bachchan Considers ‘Umrao Jaan’ His Most Special Film

Abhishek Bachchan played the role of Nawab Sultan in 'Umrao Jaan', which featured his wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in titular role. By : IANS | 18 Jun 2020 11:59 PM (IST) Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan has worked with his wife, actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, on several films but he says "Umrao Jaan" is the most special one of them.Reminiscing his journey of two decades in Bollywood, Abhishek wrote: "Year-2006...#KabhieAlvidaNaKehna #UmraoJaan #Dhoom2 All three films hold a very special place in my heart. KANK was my first collaboration with @iamsrk @karanjohar and @realpz .My third with @amitabhbachchan and my fourth with Rani. All dear friends and colleagues I've learnt so much from."Chec...
China’s Galwan claim untenable, will hurt de-escalation efforts: India | India News – Times of India
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China’s Galwan claim untenable, will hurt de-escalation efforts: India | India News – Times of India

An Indian Army convoy moves along the Srinagar-Leh National highway (PTI photo)After China claimed sovereignty over the Galwan valley, possibly for the first time in decades, India warned China Thursday that making "exaggerated and untenable" claims was contrary to the June 6 understanding between the senior commanders for de-escalation and disengagement along LAC. The government recalled that both sides had agreed that the overall situation be handled in a responsible manner and that the June 6 understanding be implemented sincerely. China has twice made the claim since the June 15 violent clashes at Galwan. This has come as a surprise to many as, in the absence of any intrusion for decades, the LAC was thought to be settled there. Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi has also accused Indi...
Panasonic India partners Benow to take dealers online – Times of India
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Panasonic India partners Benow to take dealers online – Times of India

Panasonic India has announced partnership with the digital payment platform Benow to digitalize its offline re...Read MoreNEW DELHI: Panasonic India has announced partnership with the digital payment platform Benow to digitalize its offline retail network in India. Through this collaboration, Panasonic India enables its offline retailers – all Panasonic-exclusive retail partners and digital imaging (camera) stores, to sell the entire range of consumer electronic products online, thereby increasing their reach. The Benow digital platform aims to enable millions of consumers to reach out to Panasonic local dealers for buying Panasonic AC, televisions, refrigerators, washing machine and much more at the click of a button. The new platform does not require any capital expenditure by Panason...
Facebook removes Donald Trump’s campaign ads with symbols once used by Nazis
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Facebook removes Donald Trump’s campaign ads with symbols once used by Nazis

Facebook has removed a campaign ad by President Donald Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence that featured an upside-down red triangle, a symbol once used by Nazis to designate political prisoners, communists and others in concentration camps.The company said in a statement on Thursday that the ads violated "our policy against organised hate."A Facebook executive who testified at a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday said the company does not permit symbols of hateful ideology "unless they're put up with context or condemnation.""In a situation where we don't see either of those, we don't allow it on the platform and we remove it. That's what we saw in this case with this ad, and anywhere that that symbol is used, we would take the same action," said Nathaniel Gleicher, the c...
Reliance Jio Bags Rs 11, 367 Cr Investment From Saudi Arabia’s PIF | Know All About The ‘Mega Deal’ In 5 Points
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Reliance Jio Bags Rs 11, 367 Cr Investment From Saudi Arabia’s PIF | Know All About The ‘Mega Deal’ In 5 Points

Reliance's Jio Platforms has bagged massive deals resulting in a total investment of Rs 115,693.95 since April 2020. By : ABP News Bureau | 18 Jun 2020 11:29 PM (IST) Representational Image: Getty New Delhi: On Thursday, Telecom giant Reliance Jio revealed that it has bagged a massive investment from Public Investment Fund (PIF). Jio Platforms will receive an investment Of Rs 11,367 Crore from PIF. ALSO READ | Gold Prices Drop To ₹47,316 Per 10 Gram, Silver Rates Lower At ₹48,194 Per KgHere are 5 major points to know about this investment:1. Public Investment Fund (PIF) is the sovereign wealth fund of Saudi Arabia.2. Through this fund, it aims to invest in companies and sectors th...
Leh: Standoff continues at LAC | Master Stroke Full(18.6.2020)
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Leh: Standoff continues at LAC | Master Stroke Full(18.6.2020)

At least 20 Indian soldiers, including an officer, were killed in an unprecedented violent clash with Chinese PLA troops at Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on Monday night. Since then tension has intensified in the valley and people are restricted to cross the 20km area around Leh. Source link
Gujarat: Ex-BJP MLA ‘assaults’ spiritual leader Morari Bapu, probe on
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Gujarat: Ex-BJP MLA ‘assaults’ spiritual leader Morari Bapu, probe on

By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: June 19, 2020 4:51:40 am Popular spiritual leader and Ram Katha preacher Morari Bapu. (File) Popular spiritual leader and Ram Katha preacher Morari Bapu allegedly faced attempted assault by dismissed BJP MLA Pabubha Manek at Dwarkadheesh temple in Devbhoomi Dwarka district on Thursday evening. The former was addressing mediapersons when the incident took place. Sitting beside Bapu was Jamnagar Lok Sabha MP Poonam Maadam, who had reportedly stood up and stopped Manek. Manek was reportedly angry over remarks that Morari Bapu had recently made on Lord Krishn...
Sushant Singh Rajput’s ‘Kai Po Che’ Student, Now A Mumbai Indians Cricketer, Reveals Promise He Made To The Late Actor  
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Sushant Singh Rajput’s ‘Kai Po Che’ Student, Now A Mumbai Indians Cricketer, Reveals Promise He Made To The Late Actor  

In Sushant Singh Rajput's debut movie Kai Po Che, Digvijay Deshmukh played the role of a building cricketer being mentored by Rajput’s character, Ishaan. By : ABP News Bureau | 18 Jun 2020 11:18 PM (IST) New Delhi: The heart-breaking news of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death came as a huge shocker to many, including young cricketer Digvijay Deshmukh, Sushant's co-star from his debut movie in Bollywood Kai Po Che. The movie was released in the year 2013 and Deshmukh then played the role of a building cricketer being mentored by Rajput’s character, Ishaan.Digvijay is now taking the initial steps toward success as he now has is a part of the IPL franchise Mumbai Indians. The franchise took...
‘It seems Rhea Chakraborty was motivated by greed for work that she stooped so low’ says Jiah Khan’s mother Rabiya on Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise – Times of India
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‘It seems Rhea Chakraborty was motivated by greed for work that she stooped so low’ says Jiah Khan’s mother Rabiya on Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise – Times of India

Sushant Singh Rajput's demise has created quite a stir in Bollywood. Debates on nepotism, reasons behind's Sushant's death, insider vs outsider and more have taken over media. Meanwhile, the case is being currently investigated by the Mumbai Police. Now, there were reports which suggested that Sushant was all set to get married to his rumoured girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty by the end of the year. Now, talking about Rhea and Sushant, Jiah Khan's mother Rabiya said, "She looks very manipulative who knows she was planted and groomed to repeatedly encourage Sushant saying there is something wrong with him to take medication or counselling him to believe that he is mentally ill aiding him by constantly repeating that he suffered from chronic illnesses, including depression, anxiety and pai...
Mumbai Police Recovers 5 Diaries Of Sushant Singh Rajput; Speeds Up Investigation
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Mumbai Police Recovers 5 Diaries Of Sushant Singh Rajput; Speeds Up Investigation

So far, Mumbai Police officers have recorded the statement of Sushant’s cook, caretaker, family members, managers and friends. By : ABP News Bureau | 18 Jun 2020 11:15 PM (IST) New Delhi: The tragic news of Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide has left his fans and industry in a state of shock. The ‘Raabta’ actor, considered one of the brightest stars of young generation, ended his life by hanging himself at his apartment on Sunday, June 14. ALSO READ | Sushant Singh Rajput's Ashes Immersed In Ganga At His Hometown Patna By Father & SistersWhile Mumbai police is investigating the actor's death, the recent development suggests that the police officials have got five personal diaries from Susha...
Ground Report: Tension prevails in Leh | Master Stroke
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Ground Report: Tension prevails in Leh | Master Stroke

Tension prevails in Leh after war-like situation grips the area. Earlier, Pangong lake was open for tourists with a permit from the administration. But now one has to stay within the 20km area of Leh and people are not allowed to visit the lake. China is scared of India constructing the bridge over the river and the road along the LAC. Source link
Delhi hospitals sound alarm, one goes to police as nurses strike, quit
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Delhi hospitals sound alarm, one goes to police as nurses strike, quit

Written by Astha Saxena , Somya Lakhani , Mahender Singh Manral | New Delhi | Published: June 19, 2020 4:35:42 am The nurses have been complaining of lack of essential PPEs, long and difficult working hours, and inadequate support from the authorities, amidst fear of contracting Covid-19. (File/Representational) Alarm bells are ringing in private hospitals across Delhi over resignations by nurses, compounding the healthcare crisis at a time when the Capital is battling surging coronavirus numbers. The nurses have been complaining of lack of essential PPEs, long and difficult working hours, and inade...
For Class 10, NCERT lists topics for self-study, no marking
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For Class 10, NCERT lists topics for self-study, no marking

Written by Ritika Chopra | New Delhi | Updated: June 19, 2020 7:45:15 am The CBSE prescribes only NCERT textbooks to its affiliated schools. (Representational image) The age of industrialisation in History; area of a triangle and frustum of a cone in Mathematics; and in Science, physical properties of metals and non-metals, and the ‘Tyndall Effect’ on the eye. These are among concepts and topics that Class 10 students may not be assessed on in their Board exams next year, and which students can cover through “self-study, assignments or projects”, according to a draft document prepared by the National Council of Educa...
Stick to your side of LAC: Delhi to Beijing
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Stick to your side of LAC: Delhi to Beijing

Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Updated: June 19, 2020 7:33:28 am Indian Army trucks move along a highway leading to Ladakh, at Gagangeer in Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Wednesday. (Photo: Reuters) Asserting India’s claim on the Galwan Valley of Ladakh, where 20 Indian Army personnel were killed in violent clashes with Chinese troops on Monday night, New Delhi has told Beijing that making “exaggerated and untenable” claims is contrary to the understanding reached in talks between military commanders on June 6. “Given its responsible approach to border management, India is very clear that all its activities ...
LG:  LG Electronics offers COVID insurance on purchase of select home appliances – Times of India
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LG: LG Electronics offers COVID insurance on purchase of select home appliances – Times of India

LG Electronics is offering coronavirus-specific insurance in association with Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd. It is called COVID insurance. The consumers can get insurance of up to Rs 50,000 on purchase of select home appliance products. The offer will be available across stores and is valid till June 30, 2020. The COVID insurance benefits are available in three slabs, worth Rs 50,000, Rs 30,000, and Rs 10,000 respectively and are available on purchase of air conditioners, washing machines, refrigerators and all appliances from LG Electronics. Commenting on the initiative, Vijay Babu, VP, home appliances, LG Electronics India, said, “Our innovative technologies in the home appliances range offer various features that help to keep products fresh and maintain bacteria-free...
Grand Slam qualifiers are a character-building exercise: Nirupama | Tennis News – Times of India
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Grand Slam qualifiers are a character-building exercise: Nirupama | Tennis News – Times of India

Nirupama SanjeevBENGALURU: Nirupama Sanjeev nailed the 2020 US Open’s resolution to call play in August, without qualifying fields for the men's and women's competitions, as a dispiriting exercise. The California-based pro, who was ranked around the 120 mark on the WTA charts for a fair chunk of her career, knows all too well the treacherous quick sands of the qualifying component, where she has fumbled in the final hurdle multiple times. Nirupama, who reached a career-high No. 115 in the summer of 2001, observed that the 128-player qualifying draw was a character-building, confidence-boosting outing that the sport would do well to persevere with, especially on the bigger stages. On Wednesday, the USTA announced that it was going ahead with the August 31 to September 13 Grand Slam in a ...
Sushant Singh Rajput Suicide: Rumoured GF Rhea Chakraborty Leaves Bandra Police Station After Recording Her Statement, See PICS!
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Sushant Singh Rajput Suicide: Rumoured GF Rhea Chakraborty Leaves Bandra Police Station After Recording Her Statement, See PICS!

The tragic news of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide has left the industry in a state of shock. It’s still hard to believe that the ‘Pavitra Rishta’ actor is no more. His rumoured girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty recorded her statement with Mumbai Police in connection with Sushant’s suicide case. Source link