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Birthday girl Kareena Kapoor’s 5 avatars that hit back at ‘body-shaming’

Kareena Kapoor Khan is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful divas of Bollywood has been proving herself to stay on the top of her contemporaries. Today, our darling Bebo turns 38 and the ‘Veere Di Wedding’ star will be celebrating her birthday with hubby Saif Ali Khan and cutie-pie Taimur. With a career span of...

21 Sep 2018 6:00 am
India vs Bangladesh Asia Cup 2018 Super 4: FPJ’s dream XI prediction for India and Bangladesh

The super four stage of ongoing Asia Cup 2018 has started and India is going to play against Bangladesh. The match will be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium and will start at 5 PM (IST). For India, the worry will be the team combination as Hardik Pandya has been ruled out of the tournament...

20 Sep 2018 11:01 pm
India vs Bangladesh Asia Cup 2018 Super 4 Live streaming: When and where to watch in India

The super four stage of Asia Cup 2018 gets underway and India is set to face Bangladesh at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. The match will start at 5 PM (IST) tomorrow. India is high on confidence after winning two back-to-back matches against Hong Kong and Pakistan in the group stage. Against Pakistan, India managed a...

20 Sep 2018 10:01 pm
Shilpa Shetty open to doing movies again

Shilpa Shetty said she is open to working again in Bollywood if she is offered interesting scripts. Acting had taken a backseat for the 43-year-old actor after her marriage to businessman Raj Kundra and the birth of her son, Viaan Raj Kundra. Shilpa, whose last full-fledged feature was 2007’s “Apne”, said she is willing to...

20 Sep 2018 9:30 pm
Want to be part of diversity wave in Hollywood: Ali Fazal

“Furious 7” and “Victoria & Abdul” gave Ali Fazal a thrust into the world of international cinema. The actor, who had first starred in American TV series “Bollywood Hero” in 2009, says he wants to be a part of the diversity wave that is now taking Hollywood by storm. “Furious 7” saw him in a...

20 Sep 2018 9:29 pm
Maharashtra: 5 including 3 kids dead as truck rams auto-rickshaw

Nagpur: Five persons including three children were killed and six others were injured in a collision between an auto-rickshaw and a truck near Nagpur in Maharashtra Thursday. The accident took place near Warora village on Kalmeshwar-Nagpur road around 3.30 PM, said a police official. Three families from Tajbagh area in Nagpur city were on their...

20 Sep 2018 9:19 pm
Mumbai: Jet Airways pax demands Rs 30 lakh compensation, 100 upgrades

Mumbai: One of the five Jet Airways passengers who was sent to a city hospital for treatment, has demanded Rs 30 lakh in compensation, besides 100 upgrade vouchers, alleging lack of proper care by the airline, sources in the airline have said. The passenger has also allegedly threatened to “share” the video of the flight,...

20 Sep 2018 9:13 pm
Indian-origin MPs in UK will be happy to assist India to bring back Netaji’s ashes from Tokyo: Vaz

London: Indian-origin parliamentarians in the UK would be happy to assist India to bring back the mortal remains of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose from Tokyo, a British lawmaker of Indian descent said here Wednesday.  There are more than 20 Indian-origin lawmakers in the UK parliament.  “It is very important that we recognise the significance of...

20 Sep 2018 9:08 pm
MHA creating emergency response support system to check crimes: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: The Home Ministry is in the process of creating an emergency response support system to check crimes and is implementing a special project in eight cities for women safety, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Thursday. Launching two portals on women safety, Singh said a national mission for better synergy among central ministries, states...

20 Sep 2018 9:03 pm
Pakistan vs Afghanistan Asia Cup 2018 ‘Super 4’ Live streaming: When and where to watch in India

After a shocking defeat to India, Pakistan will take on Afghanistan in their first Super 4 clash. In the league stage, Afghanistan played an amazing game to knock out Sri Lanka. For Afghanistan, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Mohammad Nabi will be the key bowlers. Batters need at least around 220 to 250 to...

20 Sep 2018 9:00 pm
Snaparazzi! From Varun Dhawan to Saif Ali Khan, theses Bollywood celebs were snapped today; check pics

Bollywood celebs are often spotted on the streets of Mumbai, and today, Varun Dhawan, Sanya Malhotra, Anushka Sharma and Abhishek Bachchan were spotted at the airport. Apart from them, actress Lara Dutta with husband Mahesh Bhupathi was spotted at BKC. And Saif Ali Khan was spotted shooting for his upcoming flick Baazar in Bandra. So...

20 Sep 2018 8:59 pm
Urvashi Rautela brutally trolled for plagiarising Gigi Hadid’s post to slam media

Recently, actress Urvashi Rautela was spotted with Chunky Panday’s nephew Ahaan Panday on a coffee date, both of them were clicked at Juhu. Soon after that rumours started to spread that they both are dating each other. Talking about the inside details of their date, a source even told SpotboyE, “The two were sitting close...

20 Sep 2018 8:25 pm
India successfully test fires Prahaar missile

Bhubaneswar: India successfully test fired the surface-to-surface short-range tactical ballistic missile Prahaar from the Odisha coast amid a heavy downpour on Thursday. The missile developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was test fired from launching complex-III of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Balasore at about 1.35 p.m. The missile was launched from a...

20 Sep 2018 8:17 pm
Woman and grandson killed in hit-and-run accident in Pune

Pune: An elderly woman and her grandson were killed and one person was injured Wednesday night after a speeding SUV dashed into them, police said. The driver of the speeding vehicle fled the scene abandoning his car after the incident, which took place in Chandannagar area here at around 7:30pm, and efforts were on to nab...

20 Sep 2018 8:12 pm
Under trial in Kota central jail dies under suspicious circumstances

Kota: A 35-year-old under trial lodged in central jail here died under suspicious circumstances during treatment at Maharao Bhim Singh hospital, police said. Satyanarayan Koli, a resident of Kunhari area of Kota city, was rushed on Wednesday to the hospital after he complained of chest pain, jailor Yogesh Taiji said. He was lodged in the prison since...

20 Sep 2018 8:07 pm
Helmet must for women riders in Haryana

Chandigarh: To ensure the safety of women while driving, Haryana on Thursday made the wearing of a helmet mandatory for women riding two-wheelers. A decision in this regard has been taken following directions from the Punjab and Haryana High Court to ensure compliance of provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act of 1988, a spokesperson for the state Transport...

20 Sep 2018 8:02 pm
PAK vs AFG Asia Cup 2018 Super 4: FPJ’s Dream XI prediction for Pakistan and Afghanistan

The first leg of the tournament is over and we have got the four teams making their way to Super 4. Pakistan, after tasting a shocking defeat to India, will up against Afghanistan in the Asia Cup Super 4 encounter. Earlier, the Men in Green defeated Hong Kong in their campaign opener but were mercilessly...

20 Sep 2018 8:00 pm
Taimur Ali Khan is world’s cutest football player; these pictures are proof

One of the most adorable star kid Taimur Ali Khan never fails to impress us with his cuteness. And these days Taimur can be seen learning football and after looking at him playing with football, we can just say  one thing that he can be a future football player. And today, Taimur was clicked playing...

20 Sep 2018 7:56 pm
India Women vs Sri Lanka Women 2nd T20I: FPJ’s dream XI prediction for India and Sri Lanka

India won the first match the T20 series by 13 run. Sri lanka was able to score 155 while chasing a target of 168 set by the visitors. Indian ballers took 9 wickets between them, Poonam Yadav took 4 wickets while Radha Yadav and Harmanpreet Yadav bagged 2 wickets each. Though, the chase was on...

20 Sep 2018 7:51 pm
Four children killed as train hits cargo bike in Netherlands

Amsterdam: Four children died when a train crashed into a cargo bike at a rail crossing in the Netherlands’ Oss city on Thursday, officials said. The children were reportedly on their way to school when the collision took place. Another child and a woman were severely injured, Efe news reported. “What a horrible news from Oss this...

20 Sep 2018 7:36 pm
Pakistan invites Saudi Arabia to be 3rd partner in CPEC

Islamabad: Saudi Arabia will be the third “strategic partner” of the USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a senior Pakistani minister announced Thursday, soon after Prime Minister Imran Khan returned from his first foreign trip to the cash-rich kingdom. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the flagship project of the multi-billion dollar Belt and...

20 Sep 2018 7:12 pm
Anurag Kashyap lashes out at Eros after scenes deleted from ‘Manmarziyaan’

Mumbai: “Manmarziyaan” has landed in fresh controversy over the deletion of three smoking-related scenes with director Anurag Kashyap expressing a strong displeasure over the move, implying that he was not consulted about the decision. The scenes in question had upset a certain section of the Sikh community and Kashyap, who is out of the country,...

20 Sep 2018 7:09 pm
Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu to receive Khel Ratna on September 25: Sports Ministry

New Delhi: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu will receive the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna on September 25, the Sports Ministry announced Thursday. The list was already out but the ministry made it official on Thursday. Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was among 20 sportspersons picked for the Arjuna...

20 Sep 2018 7:00 pm
Sachin Tendulkar’s pull out will have an impact on Kerala Blasters: David James

Bengaluru: Head coach David James Thursday said Sachin Tendulkar’s pull out from Kerala Blasters’ ownership will have an impact on the team, but feels it is time for the outfit to write a new chapter in the history of Indian Super League. “Sachin’s contribution to the Blasters is immense. He is a God-like character in...

20 Sep 2018 6:56 pm
Finance Ministry pegs dollar value at Rs 73.65 for computing import duty

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry Thursday pegged the exchange rate for dollar at Rs 73.65 for calculation of import duty with effect from September 21, as against Rs 72.55 a fortnight ago.  Similarly, in case of Pound Sterling, the value has been fixed at Rs 97.40 as compared to Rs 94.30 earlier. As regards Euro,...

20 Sep 2018 6:52 pm
Spotted at airport! Deepika Padukone looks stunner in printed bomber jacket and flared jeans; view pics

Deepika Padukone knows how to set trends, and she has always impressed her fans with her stunner airport looks. And she also gets clicked every time she is spotted by the paparazzi. And today the actress was spotted at the airport, she chose to wear a pair of flared jeans, a white razor back top...

20 Sep 2018 6:17 pm
BJP controlling media by filing police cases against journalists: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday slammed the BJP for “controlling the media” by filing police cases against journalists. Kejriwal levelled the allegation following a BJP worker’s complaint against several journalists for reporting that he washed a party MP’s feet and drank the dirty water. On Monday, a video clip had gone viral, showing...

20 Sep 2018 5:57 pm
Cyclone to hit Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coasts tonight: India Meteorological Department

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: A cyclone will hit the coasts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on late Thursday night, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. A deep depression is moving at a speed of about 12 kmph and is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm in the next 12 hours, the cyclone warning division of IMD said...

20 Sep 2018 5:38 pm
Can have alliance with Congress, not NCP: Prakash Ambedkar

Mumbai: Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar said on Thursday that he is open to alliance with the Congress but not with the NCP, claiming that the Sharad Pawar-led party is not “secular”. Ambedkar announced earlier this week that his party, Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh, would join hands with Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM in the coming Lok Sabha and...

20 Sep 2018 5:30 pm
Railways to take action against cattle owners if found affecting train services

Jodhpur: The North Western Railway has decided to take action against cattle owners if found affecting train services, an official said Thursday. The North Western Railway stands on second place in the country with 86 per cent punctuality in operation of mail and express trains across the divisions, but the recurrence of the incidents of trains...

20 Sep 2018 5:26 pm
Sushma Swaraj to meet Pakistan FM Shah Mahmood on UNGA sidelines: MEA

New Delhi: A meeting will take place between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, the Ministry of External Affairs said Thursday. MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said at a media briefing that the meeting, however, does not indicate any change in India’s policy...

20 Sep 2018 5:01 pm
Arun Jaitley calls Rahul Gandhi ‘Clown Prince’, says he’s lying on Rafale deal, loan waivers

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday launched a scathing attack on Congress president Rahul Gandhi calling him “Clown Prince” and that he was “lying” about Modi government waiving Rs 2.5 lakh crore of loans of 15 industrialists. Taking to a Facebook blog to reply to Gandhi’s charges made during his political rallies, Jaitley said...

20 Sep 2018 5:01 pm
Sanjay Dutt thanks Mahesh Bhatt for ‘Sadak 2’, feels proud to embark on journey with him again

New Delhi: After garnering immense appreciation for his Mahesh Bhatt directorial ‘Sadak’, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt is back to enthrall the audience with the remake of the romantic-drama titled ‘Sadak 2’. The 1991 superhit was the second-highest-grossing Hindi movie of the year 1991 and the seventh-highest-grossing Hindi film of the ’90s decade, with a groundbreaking...

20 Sep 2018 4:53 pm
Afghan official: Taliban attacks kill 5 in central province

Kabul: An Afghan official says the Taliban have carried out a series of coordinated attacks in central Ghazni province, killing five members of the security forces. Arif Noori, a spokesman for the provincial governor, said three security outposts in Ab Band district were attacked by insurgents in coordinated raids on Thursday morning. Two policemen were...

20 Sep 2018 4:50 pm
I’ve never dated: Malaika Arora

Mumbai: Actress Malaika Arora says she is new to the whole dating scene. The star talked about dating when she appeared on talk show “Feet Up with the Stars” presented by Voot Originals and hosted by celebrity stylist Anaita Shroff Adajania, read a statement. Asked about her opinion on dating, she said: “I am very...

20 Sep 2018 4:46 pm
IMD issues cyclone alert for Odisha, Andhra Pradesh

Bhubaneswar: The IMD has sounded a cyclone alert for south Odisha and north Andhra Pradesh with a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal intensifying into a deep depression, triggering heavy rainfall in several districts on Thursday. The depression over west-central Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas has moved westward and intensified into a deep...

20 Sep 2018 4:42 pm
‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ team bids adieu to Ganapati Bappa; see pics

The team the prays together, indeed, stays together. A true testimony to this fact is producer Rajan Shahi’s ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ team. The entire unit has been celebrating Ganpati for the last nine years and this year was no different. The team had got Ganpati a few days and bid adieu to him...

20 Sep 2018 4:41 pm
Bihar Shelter Home case: SC asks police to investigate Manju Verma, seeks further report from CBI

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Bihar Police to investigate former minister Manju Verma and her husband Chandrashekhar Verma in connection with the recovery of huge quantity of ammunition from them. Verma had to resign as the minister of Social Welfare from the Bihar government in the wake of the Muzzafarpur shelter home sexual...

20 Sep 2018 4:41 pm
This Alibaba robot will serve in China’s hotels soon

Hangzhou: China’s e-tail giant Alibaba on Thursday unveiled a robot that will serve guests in the country’s hotels soon. “The robotics industry is revolutionising the world and Alibaba Artificial Intelligence (AI) Labs is raising the stakes in this industry with the launch of service robots for hospitality sector starting October,” the company said at its annual...

20 Sep 2018 4:31 pm
JD(U) leader’s son among 5 juvenile prisoners who escaped from remand home after killing caretaker, inmate

Purnea (Bihar): A JD(U) leader’s son was among the five juvenile prisoners who escaped from a remand home here after killing the caretaker and a fellow inmate, police said Thursday. Two other juvenile prisoners were injured as the accused fired gunshots before fleeing the remand home on Wednesday, Superintendent of Police Vishal Sharma said, adding...

20 Sep 2018 4:30 pm
Kerala nun rape case: Decision on Bishop Franco Mulakkal’s arrest in day or two, says DGP

Kochi/Thiruvananthapuram: The SIT of Kerala police probing the case of alleged rape of a nun by a bishop resumed questioning him Thursday even as the state police chief said a decision on Franco Mulakkal‘s arrest could be taken in a day or two. Hours after Mulakkal, accused of repeated rape and sexual assault, appeared before the...

20 Sep 2018 4:22 pm
Mumbai: Man arrested for allegedly molesting Manipur student on local train

Mumbai: A 26-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly molesting a student from Manipur while she was travelling in a local train in Mumbai, a police official said Thursday. The accused, Ayaz Sattar Qureshi, a resident of Mankhurd suburb here, was nabbed from the Kurla railway station on Wednesday, he said. The police managed to...

20 Sep 2018 4:17 pm
Ranveer Singh becomes brand ambassador of fashion house Siyaram’s

Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh has been roped in to endorse menswear fashion brand Siyarams, which has a legacy of 40 years. The association of Siyaram Silk Mills Limited and Ranveer Singh, known for his edgy sense of style, comes at a time when the brand is growing rapidly and evolving to make its presence felt...

20 Sep 2018 4:15 pm
Bihar shelter home horror: SC lifts ban on reporting, warns against sensationalising sexual abuse cases

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday said there cannot be a blanket ban on media reporting in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse case where several women were allegedly raped and sexually abused over time. The apex court, however, asked both the print and electronic media not to sensationalise incidents of sexual abuse and violence....

20 Sep 2018 4:12 pm
This picture of Disha Patani in a bright red bikini is too hot to handle

Bollywood’s bombshell Disha Patani is turning out to be a fan favourite with her toned physique and great fashion sense. She recently posted a picture on social media donning a hot red bikini topped with a million dollar smile. Indeed she knows how to keep her fans glued to the account. The Baaghi 2 actress...

20 Sep 2018 3:26 pm
Ayushmann Khurana stayed blindfolded in his home and tried navigating work for ‘Andha Dhun’!

Ayushmann Khuranna has pushed the boundaries of perfectionism during his preparations for Andha Dhun. The versatile actor plays the role of a blind pianist in Sriram Raghavan’s anticipated thriller and to play the role perfectly, Ayushmann did something remarkably experimental that even shocked his family! “Ayushmann, through his performances, have time and again proven that...

20 Sep 2018 3:23 pm
Helicopter Eela: Kajol gives major 90s throwback with Ajay Devgn’s ‘Ruk Ruk Ruk’ remake

The evergreen Kajol has always been one of the most favourite actresses of all time. Kajol is currently promoting her upcoming film Helicopter Eela in which she essays the role of an aspiring singer. While the film will release next month, it has been learned that Kajol will be grooving to the remake of 90s...

20 Sep 2018 3:21 pm
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Facelift Launched At Rs 40 Lakh

Mercedes-Benz has launched the 2018 C-Class facelift in India today. Its prices start from Rs 40 lakh and go up to Rs 48.5 lakh (pan-India). The pre-facelift C-Class was available at a starting price of Rs 39.90 lakh, with the top model priced at Rs 45.40 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom Delhi). Prices (ex-showroom pan-India) VARIANT PRICE C 220 d...

20 Sep 2018 3:20 pm
Mumbai: Anushka Sharma feels special and honoured to receive Smita Patil award

Anushka Sharma, who is currently busy with the promotions of Sui Dhaaga – Made In India, was facilitated with the Smita Patil Memorial Award by Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari and Piyush Goyal at Priyadarshni Academy 34th Anniversary Global Awards, in Mumbai on September 19. “I haven’t really prepared a speech but I am just going...

20 Sep 2018 3:19 pm
Cops Collide! Tabu surprises ‘Simmba’ Ranveer Singh and director Rohit Shetty on set; see pics

Tabu recently dropped at the sets of upcoming Ranveer Singh starrer Simmba. The trio of the Golmaal Again actress, Rohit Shetty and Ranveer Singh posed for an awesome photograph and looked as happy as ever. Filmmaker Rohit Shetty posted the picture on Instagram to share this moment and captioned it as, “Kuch cheezon mein logic...

20 Sep 2018 3:13 pm