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After the Ishtehaar controversy Rahat Fateh Ali Khan tweets, ‘music has no boundaries’.

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The Delhi High Court today rejected a plea seeking penal action against the producers and the director of Padmaavat for alleged glorification of the practice of sati. Sati is an obsolete funeral custom where a widow immolates herself on her husband's pyre and the law prohibits it.

Black Panther and Avengers photos

Black Panther is Marvel Cinematic Universe's first black standalone superhero film. Chadwick Boseman's T'Challa debuted in Captain America: Civil War. Several of his co-actors and fellow superheroes have shared excitement after watching the film.

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About 58 per cent of the internet users in rural areas access the internet to watch videos, which is in line with the broader trend where 65-75 per cent of 4G mobile web consumption is on account of consumers streaming films and TV series.

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A research team has used coputer simulations powered by artificial intelligence to create measures that could help fight tuberculosis in India.

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Using a Japanese paper-cutting technique, scientists have been able to create a robot that moves like a snake.

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Minor raped by juvenile in Ballia
Minor raped by juvenile in Ballia

An FIR has been registered in this connection by victim’s father and the accused teenager has been detained, police said.

Over 100 taken ill due to suspected ‘food poisoning’ at Palghar
Over 100 taken ill due to suspected ‘food poisoning’ at Palghar

All of them were administered medical aid and later discharged, a senior police official said, adding the food samples were handed over to the Food and Drugs Administration officials for an examination. 

Build at a cost of around Rs 1.2 crore: State’s first Laparoscopic Training Centre to start functioning at Panchkula Civil Hospital next month
Build at a cost of around Rs 1.2 crore: State’s first Laparoscopic Training Centre to start functioning at Panchkula Civil Hospital next month

The hospital has procured three Laparoscopic Virtual Endo Trainers, on which the doctors will practice their hand-eye coordination, which is essential in such surgeries.

Under death threat, Meerut man hopes to reach court unharmed
Under death threat, Meerut man hopes to reach court unharmed

“When my mother was shot at while in the field, she was under police security cover and my brother-in-law too had been covered. How can I be assured of escaping unhurt in this? But I will try to seek justice for them regardless of the consequences,” Mitan told The Indian Express over phone.

UP: Man shoots himself dead at Zakir Hussain College
UP: Man shoots himself dead at Zakir Hussain College

“If bystanders are to be believed, Rohit first shot a bullet in the air and then shot himself dead,” a police official said.

Shahkot bypoll: SAD likely to announce its candidate today
Shahkot bypoll: SAD likely to announce its candidate today

Shahkot has been a SAD stronghold for two decades and Kohar had never lost his seat ever since he started contesting Assembly elections in 1997 and had won the seat five times in a row.

Bhopal: Researcher kills self to marry soulmate in next birth, cites Goddess Kali’s dream in suicide note
Bhopal: Researcher kills self to marry soulmate in next birth, cites Goddess Kali’s dream in suicide note

A police officer said the suicide note left behind by Sarkar runs into 20 pages. “It seems Sarkar was mulling to kill himself over a period of time,” he said.

Man killed in bear attack in Coimbatore district
Man killed in bear attack in Coimbatore district

On receiving information, police and forest officials rushed to the spot and found the footmarks of the animal.

Panchkula: Collector rates for DLF Valley may be reduced
Panchkula: Collector rates for DLF Valley may be reduced

The commercial area in the DLF Valley is yet to be developed.

Gorakhpur, Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls to be held on March 11: EC
Gorakhpur, Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls to be held on March 11: EC

The bypoll to the Araria Lok Sabha seat in Bihar, which fell vacant following the demise of RJD MP Mohammed Taslimuddin, will also be held on the same date, the poll panel said in a statement.

Preliminary probe into Bengaluru car fire deaths points to mechanical fault: Police
Preliminary probe into Bengaluru car fire deaths points to mechanical fault: Police

On February 2, homemaker Neha (30) and her four-year-old son Param were sitting in a Maruti Ritz that was parked in their apartment building’s basement. They had returned home after lunch at a nearby restaurant.

Teachers’ transfer policy in Punjab: Male teachers below 50 years not to be posted in girls’ schools
Teachers’ transfer policy in Punjab: Male teachers below 50 years not to be posted in girls’ schools

A senior official in the education department said, “Though some cases of sexual assaults and harassment have come to light, several cases go unreported.”

Murder of Hoshiarpur man: Accused surrenders
Murder of Hoshiarpur man: Accused surrenders

The man was killed allegedly by ‘travel agents’ on December 6, 2017, and Bengaluru police had cremated his body as that of an unidentified person.

Mother, daughter burnt to death in Amritsar
Mother, daughter burnt to death in Amritsar

The SHO of Sultanwind police station Neeraj Kumar said the main gate of the house was open and it suggest that accused were known to the victims.

West Bengal: Chlorine gas leak triggers mass panic in Belur
West Bengal: Chlorine gas leak triggers mass panic in Belur

“Several people had to be rushed to the hospital after they complained of suffocation following leakage of chlorine gas in Belur. Many had panicked and were discharged after a basic check-up,” Raj Karan Nayar DC North (Howrah) told The Indian Express.

Targeted killings: NIA takes gangster Guggni into custody
Targeted killings: NIA takes gangster Guggni into custody

 Guggni and another accused, Anil Kumar, who was also taken into the custody by the agency were produced in the court under tight security cover.

Nashik: Four-year-old swallows ten rupee coin, dies
Nashik: Four-year-old swallows ten rupee coin, dies

Shalini Handge (4), while playing with the coin, swallowed it accidentally.

Rajasthan: FIR against Pakistani man found with Aadhaar
Rajasthan: FIR against Pakistani man found with Aadhaar

“Ram has several relatives living in Rajasthan and went to work as a labourer in Jaisalmer when he was apprehended. We are trying to find out how he managed to get an Aadhaar card made without being a citizen of India,” said Chand.

Maoists kill two, set vehicles on fire in Chhattisgarh
Maoists kill two, set vehicles on fire in Chhattisgarh

In the Gatam gram panchayat of the Katekalyan block of Dantewada district, a group of armed Maoists allegedly entered the home of Manoj Podiyami and killed him.

Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar writes to CM Amarinder Singh over ‘irregularities’ in Talwandi Sabo power plant
Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar writes to CM Amarinder Singh over ‘irregularities’ in Talwandi Sabo power plant

According to Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar, Talwandi Sabo power plant was to pay a penalty of Rs 850 crore which it had not paid to the government. He said that this thermal plant was owned by Sterlite Energy Limited (SEL) ‘illegally’.

Illegal mining curtailed, but a lot remains to be done, says Sunil Jakhar
Illegal mining curtailed, but a lot remains to be done, says Sunil Jakhar

Sidhu points to Himachal Pradesh, says if they can do it, so can Punjab

Rajasthan Encounter: At Lahoria’s bhog, kin reiterate demand for CBI investigation
Rajasthan Encounter: At Lahoria’s bhog, kin reiterate demand for CBI investigation

Gounder’s father, Mehal Singh, said that political leaders have been using the youth for their petty interests and when police cases are registered against them then no one comes forward to save them.

Seventy-five per cent turnout in panchayat polls
Seventy-five per cent turnout in panchayat polls

Voting in one booth at a village in Chhota Udepur district was suspended after the candidates complained that their election symbols were missing from the EVM. The SEC said that repolling would be held at the booth on Monday.

Two held for using fake software, biometric data to divert subsidised foodgrains
Two held for using fake software, biometric data to divert subsidised foodgrains

Police said that the two had been booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) including section 406, 409 (criminal breach of trust), 467, 468, 471 (forgery), as well as sections of the Information Technology Act and the Essential Commodities Act. 

Shobha Yatra today, 1,100 cops deployed
Shobha Yatra today, 1,100 cops deployed

Sinha said the entire city was divided into 17 sectors for providing security to the public, aprt from ensuring smooth traffic flow during the Shobha Yatra.

Camp to redress grievances of NRIs on February 20
Camp to redress grievances of NRIs on February 20

Deputy Commissioner, Jalandhar, Varinder Kumar Sharma said that this camp will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 am at the meeting hall in District Administrative complex.

Himachal: CM Jai Ram Thakur launches ‘zero budget’ farming initiative
Himachal: CM Jai Ram Thakur launches ‘zero budget’ farming initiative

In THE presence of five Cabinet ministers, top government officials and Governor Acharya Devvrat, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur Monday gave nod to the innovative ‘zero budget’ farming initiative. Explaining the benefits of ‘zero budget’ farming, Thakur said that income of farmers will double-up with no additional inputs. He went on elaborating how excessive use of […]

After run-in with Jangam Babas, cops booked for hurting religious sentiments
After run-in with Jangam Babas, cops booked for hurting religious sentiments

The incident involving police personnel happened Saturday near Patel Chowk, while the latter were begging door-to-door in their traditional manner by singing religious hymns in praise of Lord Shiva.

Book NSUI over Hooda event hoardings: Panchkula civic body
Book NSUI over Hooda event hoardings: Panchkula civic body

Divyanshu Budhiraja, Haryana state president of NSUI, said “When we went on January 25, MC officials said that they were busy with R-Day preparations. Still we applied for the permission and now I have just got to know about the FIR,” Budhiraja said.

Panchkula: Saarthis at Civil Hospital get thumbs up from senior citizens
Panchkula: Saarthis at Civil Hospital get thumbs up from senior citizens

Saarthis would take care of registration, lab sample collection, take seniors around for tests and help them in getting their prescriptions filled.

Lawyer arrested for killing wife, in six-day police custody
Lawyer arrested for killing wife, in six-day police custody

Seeking custody, the police apprised the court that during Manmohan’s preliminary interrogation, the role of his friend Imshad Ali and another unidentified man in the crime has come to light.

Year on, restoration work of Nahan Kothi still stuck
Year on, restoration work of Nahan Kothi still stuck

The 160-year-old Nahan Kothi building is the only remnant of 19th century British architecture in Panchkula.

Panchkula gets portable toilets
Panchkula gets portable toilets

This is part of the ongoing drive against open defecation ahead of the Swacch Survekshan.

In a first, PUDA to hold two-day grievances redressal camp
In a first, PUDA to hold two-day grievances redressal camp

The two-day camp will be held for two days on February 1 and February 2 at the headquarters of all the development authorities working under PUDA in different areas of the state.

A day later, police identifies body found in Industrial Area Phase VII
A day later, police identifies body found in Industrial Area Phase VII

Police, however, failed to get any clue about the culprits who had allegedly killed the man.

Padmaavat protests: 8 cases registered so far, SIT formed to probe Gurugram violence
Padmaavat protests: 8 cases registered so far, SIT formed to probe Gurugram violence

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been formed to probe the torching of a bus in Bhondsi and the violence in Sadar area.