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Super typhoon Mangkhut slams into China after pummeling Philippines

HONG KONG/MANILA A super typhoon made landfall in China’s Guangdong on Sunday, the country’s most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing potentially more than 50 people in the Philippines. Packing winds of more than 200 kph (125 mph), tropical cyclone Mangkhut is considered the …

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Haryana topper gang rape: One of 3 prime accused held; two including Armyman on the run, say police

CHANDIGARH Haryana Police arrested Sunday three men, including one of the prime accused, in connection with the alleged gang rape of a young woman from Rewari. Meanwhile, raids continued across several states to nab two other key accused, including an Army man, even as the state government cracked the whip and moved out the Rewari district police chief. One of …

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Don’t want to be a politician, scared of it: Aamir Khan

NEW DELHI He maybe vocal about social issues like water conservation, but superstar Aamir Khan said Sunday he has no plans to join politics. The 53-year-old Bollywood actor said he is “scared” of the idea and believes he can be a better influence through his films. “I don’t want to be a politician. I am not meant …

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I’m a bad cop, Ajay’s good cop: Kajol on parenting

NEW DELHI Actor Kajol said Sunday while she is strict with her children, husband Ajay Devgn is the one who spoils them. The actor said though they play the ‘good cop-bad cop’ routine in real life, Ajay has realised the importance of setting their kids – daughter Nysa and son Yug – straight. “I’m a Hitler mother… I’m a …

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Price rise will prove costly for Modi govt, warns Ramdev

NEW DELHI Yogaguru Ramdev Sunday cautioned that price rise across the country, if not controlled soon, may prove costly for the Modi government in the next general elections. Ramdev also said he would not campaign for the BJP in the 2019 elections, unlike in 2014 when he actively worked in favour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “Many laud …

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People won’t forgive if we accept Nitish back: Tejashwi

NEW DELHI Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday said that the people will not forgive his party if it accepted Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar back into the Grand Alliance. “Nitish Kumar has no credibility. There is no guarantee that he will not ditch us again. I think the people will not forgive us if we accepted him …

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Nobody becomes Election Commissioner without political approach: Akhilesh

NEW DELHI Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said that nobody becomes an Election Commissioner “without political approach”. “People don’t get appointed there (Election Commission) without political approach. Since I too have been a Chief Minister, I know it,” Yadav said at the NDTV youth conclave here when asked if he trusts the Election …

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Who offered water to Hardik Patel? Question in Gujarat competitive exam

AHMEDABAD Candidates appearing in a competitive examination held for clerical posts in the Gandhinagar civic body Sunday were asked a question related to Patidar leader Hardik Patel. The 25-year-old Patel quota spearhead ended his 19-day-long fast Wednesday which was undertaken to demand reservation for his community and loan waiver for the farmers of Gujarat. The question was related …

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Two killed in fire at cracker factory in West Bengal

KALYANI (WB) A fire broke out Sunday at a cracker factory in West Bengal’s Nadia  district, killing two people, police said. The blaze occurred in Gangapur area of the district this afternoon, Superintendent of Police Rakesh Kumar said, adding it was brought under control. Two men lost their lives in the incident, he said. The …

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