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    Hero turns villain? Duniya Vijay assaults, kidnaps gym trainer

    Bengaluru: Sandalwood actor and producer Duniya Vijay was arrested by the High Grounds police on Sunday night for allegedly assaulting and kidnapping a celebrity gym trainer late on Saturday night. High drama prevailed at the High Grounds Police Station on Sunday morning when a team of policemen from the station picked up the actor and took him to the Vyalikaval police station for...

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    Whatsapp grievance officer at your rescue

    Hyderabad:Facebook-owned WhatsApp has appointed a grievance officer in an effort to address the spread of misinformation on the social messaging site. WhatsApp placed an update in its FAQ section mentioning the appointment of the grievance officer, Ms Komal Lahiri, along with the email Id. This measure is specific to Indian users. However, Ms Lahiri is based out of the US. The website said in its...

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    Warangal: Chandu Lal may be denied entryc

    Warangal: Demanding that the Assembly seats reserved for the Scheduled Tribes be allotted only to Adivasi candidates, the Adivasi Hakkula Porata Samithi (Thudum Debba) hasissued a warning to the TRS that they would not allow Chandu Lal into their hamlets, if he visits them as part of his poll campaign. They said the party had failed to give importance to the STs in the list announced recently and that...

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    Shilpa Shetty faces 'racist' behaviour in Australia

    Melbourne: Shilpa Shetty called out an Australian airline staff Sunday for alleged racist behaviour, saying colour of a customer cannot decide treatment meted out to them. The actor shared the incident on Instagram in a lengthy post. '... At the check-in counter met a grumpy #Mel (that's her name) who decided it was 'OK' to speak curtly to 'US' (brown people!) travelling together, I was flying...

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    Niti Aayog: PM Modi's way of rediscovering Sam Pitrodas

    Chennai: This is not meant to be a compliment to the erstwhile Union Planning Commission, which the BJP-led NDA government had dramatically dismantled after the 2014 Lok Sabha polls with the stroke of a pen. The horse galloped on the critics of the plan body's 'inefficiency', but scrapping it was more a ruse to get rid of the 'Left baggage' in tackling India's problems of poverty,...

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    India's message of peace before Vladimir Putin's trip

    New Delhi: Ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit here next month, India has conveyed to Russia that its engagement in the Indo-Pacific region is not directed against any country and it was keen on having a broad framework to ensure peace and stability in the strategically key area, official sources said. The US has been pushing for a greater role for India in the Indo-Pacific...

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    Church bars Wayanad nun from religious activities

    Kalpetta/Kochi: A nun who participated in the agitation to get former Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal arrested, has been barred by the parish priest of St Mary's Church, Karakkamala from teaching catechism, distributing Holy Communion during the Holy Mass and interacting with parish members. Sr Lucy Kalappurakkal, a nun affiliated to the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC), Karakkamala...

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    Why aren't BJP's H Raja & Shekher arrested: MK Stalin

    Chennai: DMK president M K Stalin on Sunday alleged that the police was 'selectively implementing the rule of law' as they arrested actor-politician Karunaas for his speech against the CM but chose to stay mum about the highly provocative remarks made by BJP leaders H Raja and S Ve Shekher. Faulting Karunaas for his speech, Stalin in a statement said there should be no doubt that elected...

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    Law will take its own course, says Tamil Nadu government

    Chennai: Faced by opposition parties' criticism that the ruling AIADMK is 'shielding' BJP leader H. Raja, the government on Sunday insisted that law would take its own course. Co-operation Minister Sellur K. Raju said in Madurai that Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami had already made it clear that law would take its own course. And this has resulted in the arrest of Karunas (MLA)....

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    BJP to piggyback on RSS for OBC support

    Hyderabad: The state BJP leadership is hoping that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a couple of campaign meetings in Telangana state preferably before the election notification is announced. If that materalises, it will be a show of strength for the Other Backward Communities (OBC) as the BJP is reaching out to BCs and OBCs to shed its upper caste image. Mr Modi's meet could be a 'OBC Sammelan'...

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