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Priyanka Chopra Seals Multi-Million TV Deal With Streaming Giant
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Priyanka Chopra Seals Multi-Million TV Deal With Streaming Giant

Los Angeles: Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has signed a two-year multi million-dollar, first-look television deal with the global streaming platform Amazon."I didn't think as a 13-year-old when I was watching TV that something was missing, but now as I'm older, I wonder if I would have been a lot more confident in high school if I would have not been afraid of every other person that looked different than me," variety.com quoted Priyanka as saying.The actress, who launched her production company Purple Pebble Pictures in 2015, added: "I wonder if I wouldn't have put my head down and walked in the hallways feeling like a unicorn that everyone was staring at. I wonder if that would have changed my high school experience. I think it would have."A general meeting with Am...
J&K: 3-yr-old watching, his grandfather and CRPF head constable killed in Sopore
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J&K: 3-yr-old watching, his grandfather and CRPF head constable killed in Sopore

Written by Naveed Iqbal , Adil Akhzer , Bashaarat Masood | Sopore, Srinagar | Updated: July 2, 2020 5:28:15 am A three-year-old boy walks away from the body of his grandfather (not shown in this photograph) who was killed when militants opened fire on CRPF personnel in Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir, on Wednesday. A CRPF head constable died in the attack. ANI The three-year-old pretends his hand is a gun, turns the index finger towards himself, acts as if he is pulling the trigger, and mimics the sound of gunshots. It’s several hours since the child was photographed sitting on the body of his grandfather...
‘Kumkum Bhagya’: ‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay’ Actress Pooja Banerjee To REPLACE Naina Singh?
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‘Kumkum Bhagya’: ‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay’ Actress Pooja Banerjee To REPLACE Naina Singh?

New Delhi: Ekta Kapoor’s ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ has managed to win the hearts of the viewers with its drama-packed episodes. The daily soap stars Sriti Jha and Shabir Ahluwalia in the respective roles of Pragya and Abhishek. Ardent fans of the show are quite excited as the makers have resumed shoot after three months of lockdown. The fresh episodes of ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ will air from July 13 on Zee TV.We had earlier informed you that Naina Singh has quit the popular show. She played the role of Sriti and Shabir’s on-screen daughter Rhea in ‘Kumkum Bhagya’. Naina was reportedly unhappy with the way her character was shaping up in the show.As per the latest buzz, the makers have approached a popular actress to play the new Rhea. We are talking about Pooja Banerjee.Pooja, who was...
TMC supporters manhandled  me, vandalised vehicle, says BJP Bengal president
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TMC supporters manhandled me, vandalised vehicle, says BJP Bengal president

By: Express News Service | Kolkata | Updated: July 2, 2020 4:53:00 am Alleging inaction by the police, Dilip Ghosh claimed that his security personnel were also attacked. Medinipur MP and West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday said that he was heckled by Trinamool Congress supporters and his vehicle vandalised when he was out for a morning walk in Rajarhat, where he was scheduled to hold an interaction with party workers on Wednesday. Alleging inaction by the police, Ghosh claimed that his security personnel were also attacked. “I was out for a morning walk and was scheduled to visit a tea st...
India keeping a close watch on recent developments in Hong Kong, says permanent representative to UN | India News – Times of India
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India keeping a close watch on recent developments in Hong Kong, says permanent representative to UN | India News – Times of India

Anti-national security law protesters march at the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain, ...Read MoreGENEVA: India has been keeping a close watch on the recent developments in Hong Kong, said Rajiv Kumar Chander, the country's ambassador and permanent representative to the UN in Geneva, on Wednesday, and urged the global body to address related concerns 'seriously and objectively'. "Given the large Indian community that makes the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China its home, India has been keeping a close watch on the recent developments. We have heard several statements expressing concerns on these developments. We hope the relevant parties will take into account these views and address them properly, seriously and objectively," Chander said at a press...
This Ganesh Utsav, no Lalbaugcha Raja, 10-day Covid campaign instead
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This Ganesh Utsav, no Lalbaugcha Raja, 10-day Covid campaign instead

Written by Srinath Rao | Mumbai | Published: July 2, 2020 4:40:31 am Lalbaugcha Raja Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav will hold awareness campaign for cured Covid-19 patients to donate plasma and a blood donation drive. (File) The only celebration at Lalbaug this year will be at Peru Chawl, the historic settlement from where Mumbai’s most popular Ganpati pandal rose. On Wednesday, the Lalbaugcha Raja Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav cancelled its festivities, which were due to begin on August 22, citing the Covid-19 pandemic. The mandal instead announced a 10-day awareness campaign for cured patients to donate plasma and a blood donatio...
Can your social media account be suspended if you are doppelganger of the country’s president? | Master Stroke
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Can your social media account be suspended if you are doppelganger of the country’s president? | Master Stroke

A man's social media account in China was suspended from the internet because his face resembles Chinese President Xi Jinping. Meet Liu Keqing, an opera singer, whose social media profile was pulled down as his face looks a lot like Xi Jinping. This isn't the first time that those looking like the Chinese president have faced trouble in China. Watch this report. Source link
Google may soon rollout Smart Compose feature to WhatsApp and other messaging apps – Times of India
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Google may soon rollout Smart Compose feature to WhatsApp and other messaging apps – Times of India

Internet search giant Google has started testing the Smart Compose feature for messaging apps including WhatsApp, Telegram and Google Messages, according to a report by 9to5Google. As per the report, a new beta version of Gboard was rolled out via Google Play Store and some users who were on version 9.5.12.317844448 discovered that Google Messages is offering suggestions for completing the sentences through Smart Compose just as it does on Gmail right now. Just as is the case with other Google tools, users were able to swipe right on the text to accept the suggestion, claimed the report. The company has not made any official announcement on this feature coming to Google Messages or third party apps such as WhatsApp and Telegram using the Gboard app, however, we expect that to happen soo...
China’s link to India-Nepal tensions revealed? | Master Stroke
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China’s link to India-Nepal tensions revealed? | Master Stroke

Meet Hou Yanqi, China's Ambassador to Nepal, who is being blamed for the tensions in the centuries-old relation between India and Nepal. It is being reported that under her insistence and influence, Nepal's Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has turned its back on Nepal's traditional ally India and played into China's hands. Watch this report. Source link
Social media account of Xi Jinping’s doppelganger suspended | ABP Special
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Social media account of Xi Jinping’s doppelganger suspended | ABP Special

A man's social media account in China was suspended from the internet because his face resembles Chinese President Xi Jinping. Meet Liu Keqing, an opera singer, whose social media profile was pulled down as his face looks a lot like Xi Jinping. This isn't the first time that those looking like the Chinese president have faced trouble in China. Watch this report. Source link
Airtel, Reliance Jio, BSNL, DEN blocking DuckDuckGo, complain users – Times of India
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Airtel, Reliance Jio, BSNL, DEN blocking DuckDuckGo, complain users – Times of India

Airtel and Reliance Jio users are complaining that well-known privacy focused search engine DuckDuckGo has been silently blocked by these two internet service providers in India. Broadband providers like Den and BSNL too have blocked access to DuckDuckGo. This comes a day after the government announced that it has banned 59 apps of Chinese origin in the country. Having said that the government has not blocked or announced any order against DuckDuckGo. Meanwhile, Airtel and Reliance Jio haven’t provided any reason for blocking DuckDuckGo search engine and claimed that blocking DuckDuckGo is as per DoT (Department of Telecommunications) order. “What is wrong with DDG? It's one of the most sane things on the internet, and it has been blocked since morning. Why doesn't DOT give out full det...
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ starts receiving June Security Patch – Times of India
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Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ starts receiving June Security Patch – Times of India

The company has just expanded the lifespan of its almost retired flagship smartphone by rolling out the latest...Read MoreSamsung is pushing hard to keep up with software updates with almost all its smartphones. The most recent one to receive the update is the 2017 flagship -- Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. The company has just extended the lifespan these two smartphones by rolling out the latest June Security Patch update. According to a report by SamMobile, it's a gradual rollout and is currently being rolled out to the unlocked version of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in Germany. We can expect to see a wider rollout in the coming weeks. According to the report, the update package with build number G950FXXU9DTF1 and G955FXXU9DTF1 contains June Security Patch along with some other features o...
Katrina Kaif, Sonakshi Sinha, Hema Malini and other Bollywood celebs extend Doctor’s Day wishes – Times of India
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Katrina Kaif, Sonakshi Sinha, Hema Malini and other Bollywood celebs extend Doctor’s Day wishes – Times of India

Several Bollywood celebrities took to social media on Tuesday to thank the selfless service of doctors, as the country is observing National Doctor's Day. Actor Sonakshi Sinha extended her gratitude to the doctors through a video of herself where she is seen delivering a monologue dedicated to doctors. "We stay at home to keep the virus at bay. Be a corona warrior, stay home stay safe they say. But take out a minute for those who take the Covid head-on, treat those infected sometimes without safety kits," she said. "Sometimes knowing they might not be able to receive the same kind of care that they give. Doctors power through and soldier on. They battle as many of their own are gone. They are our TRUE heroes. The reason why gift of life we own," Sinha added. She ended the mon...
When Tendulkar asked Badani to switch Srinath’s trousers | Cricket News – Times of India
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When Tendulkar asked Badani to switch Srinath’s trousers | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former cricketer Hemang Badani said that batting great Sachin Tendulkar had once asked him to exchange former fast bowler Javagal Srinath's trousers with Tendukar's just so the latter can laugh and relax before a match. Ahead of an ODI match in 2002 against England in Cuttack, Badani said that Srinath was being uncharacteristically nervous and Tendulkar decided to play a prank on him to lighten his mood. "For some strange reason at Cuttack, he (Srinath) was extremely nervous, extremely wobbly, which he normally isn't," Badani said on his Instagram account on the episode of #StorieswithHemangBadani. "Java (Srinath) is extremely vocal and very confident in his normal self, but for some strange reason, he was a little nervous that day. "And, I wasn't playing that game. So, what ...
‘Ishqbaaaz’ Actress Additi Gupta Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Says ‘I Will Quarantine Myself For Next 10 More Days’
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‘Ishqbaaaz’ Actress Additi Gupta Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Says ‘I Will Quarantine Myself For Next 10 More Days’

New Delhi: Popular TV actress Additi Gupta, last seen in ‘Kaal Bhairav Rahasya 2’, has recently tested positive for Coronavirus. The talented actress, who played the role of Ragini Malhotra in Star Plus’ ‘Ishqbaaaz’, revealed that she isolated herself in her room after she started showing COVID-19 symptoms. Additi, while talking to an entertainment portal, said that she got herself tested for the virus after she lost her smelling sense.Also READ: Aamir Khan Is ‘Most Relieved’ As His Ammi Tests Negative For Coronavirus!“The moment I lost my smelling sense I quarantined myself and got tested. The reports came out positive and I chose to quarantine myself at home since I was an asymptomatic. It’s been 7 to 8 days that I have confined myself in a room,” Additi told Telly...
Russian Athletics Federation misses deadline to pay doping fine | More sports News – Times of India
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Russian Athletics Federation misses deadline to pay doping fine | More sports News – Times of India

MOSCOW: Russia's Athletics Federation missed the deadline on Wednesday to pay part of a million-dollar fine handed down by the world athletics body, jeopardising some Russian athletes' hopes of competing internationally. "RUSAF does not have the money to pay the fines imposed by World Athletics," the federation's president Yevgeny Yurchenko told TASS news agency. He dismissed the federation's "numerous critics," saying his organisation "did everything possible" to source the money and pay the sum. Russia was given the July 1 deadline to pay $5 million -- part of a fine imposed for breaching anti-doping rules -- in order for the country's clean athletes to be able to qualify to compete under a neutral flag. The approval process for neutral athletes was put on hold last November after Wor...
SSC CGL Tier-I Result declared @ ssc.nic.in, here’s direct link – Times of India
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SSC CGL Tier-I Result declared @ ssc.nic.in, here’s direct link – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on Wednesday, July 01, 2020, announced the SSC CGL tier-I result 2020 on its official website - ssc.nic.in. The candidates who appeared for the SSC CGL exam are advised to visit the official website of the Commission to check and download their result. The SSC CGL result is available in a form of a PDF document containing names and roll numbers of all the qualifying candidates.Along with the result, the Commission has also released the SSC CGL cutoff 2020 and SSC CGL final answer key. The same can also be download through the official website of the Commission.The SSC CGL Tier-I 2019-20 examination was conducted by the Commission from March 3 to March 9, 2020. A total of 9,78,103 candidates appeared in the said examination.Initially, the S...
Delhi: Special Cell inspector dies of coronavirus
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Delhi: Special Cell inspector dies of coronavirus

Written by Somya Lakhani | New Delhi | Published: July 2, 2020 2:21:59 am Early Wednesday, inspector Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, who was a part of Delhi Police’s Special Cell, passed away at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, due to Covid-related complications, after being on ventilator for 13 days. He was administered plasma therapy twice, said SHO Wazirabad. “You be careful, you have diabetes… I will be fine,” is what inspector Sanjeev Kumar Yadav told assistant sub-inspector Satender over the phone from the hospital bed, as he battled Covid, on June 17. The 48-year-old inspector also reassured his younger brother Raje...
Outrage over visual of a three-year-old crying in Sopore | Matrabhumi
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Outrage over visual of a three-year-old crying in Sopore | Matrabhumi

A CRPF team was ambushed in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore area on Wednesday morning. One CRPF personnel was martyred. Two civilians also lost their lives. Amid the clash, Security forces saved a three-year-old boy. The child was sitting near the mortal remains of his grandfather, who was killed in the attack. The visual of the child crying has enraged a lot of people across the nation. Watch this special report of 'Matrabhumi'. Source link