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Karnataka: VHP, Bajrang Dal cow vigilantes kill BJP worker

Udupi(PTI): In a brutal incident of cow vigilantism, a BJP worker was killed and another person injured allegedly by VHP and Bajrang Dal activists who waylaid and attacked them near Hebri in this district last night. Praveen Poojary (28) and Akshay Devadiga (20) were surrounded and attacked with sharp weapons …

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Fatwa against Hafiz Saeed , declaring him anti-Islamic

NEW DELHI(PTI): Islamic seminary of Barelvi sect on Thursday issued a ‘fatwa’ (edict) against Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed declaring him anti-Islamic. The ‘fatwa’ was issued against the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief by Mufti Mohammed Saleem Barelvi, an Islamic seminary in Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh. It dubbed Saeed, founder of …

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Foreign Secretary-level talks: Ball in Pakistan’s court, says MEA

NEW DELHI(PTI): India on Thursday said the ball was in Pakistan’s court on holding Foreign Secretary-level talks as it was for Islamabad to decide on readiness to discuss issues of cross-border terrorism, vacation of illegal occupation of parts of Jammu and Kashmir and closing down terror camps. In a response …

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SBI board approves merger of 3 associate banks and BMBL

MUMBAI(PTI): State Bank of India’s board on Thursday approved merger of three associate lenders and Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMBL) with SBI, a move which will make the state owned lender a bank of global size. “The central board of directors of SBI has accorded their approval to the scheme of …

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‘I like myself as an actress now

Even after all these years, Trisha still experiences a high when she walks into a room teeming with her posters. “I won’t call it a cheap thrill, but it feels so good. It’s proof of what you’ve achieved, right?” she smiles, at the North Usman Road branch of NAC Jewellers, …

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Karnesh and I are on the same page: Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma and her elder brother Karnesh are the only brother-sister producer team in B-Town. While their first NH10 (2015) was a success, they have wrapped filming their second, Phillauri and two more are on the way. Both are movie buffs and Karnesh (who was formerly in the merchant navy) …

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