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The Odam Ilavarasu directorial Gemini Ganeshanum Suruli Raajanum stars Atharva and Soori in titular roles, and features leading ladies Aishwarya Rajesh, Pranita Subhash, Regina Cassandra and Aaditi Pohankar in important roles.

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Fidaa trailer featuring Varun Tej and Sai Pallavi gives a refreshing twist to the age old story of a city boy meets a village girl to fall in love. Sai Pallavi as Bhanumathi adds character to this romantic tale.

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Pirates of Carribean actor, Johnny Depp has apologised for joking about assassinating US President Donald Trump. He has admitted that they were in poor taste and his comments did not "come out as intended" and was only meant to amuse. He did not intend any malice.

Technology

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The year’s not half over, and Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. is about to launch more missions than it completed in all of 2016. SpaceX successfully fired up a Falcon 9 rocket for the eighth time this year on Friday, matching its flight total for all of last year.

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Instagram is testing a new feature called favorites that will allow users to share posts with a limited number of friends, reported The Verge. Instagram app will get a new favorites tab as well, represented by a star. The tab will contain all posts that a user has shared with his favorites group.

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Snap Map could pose a potential threat to a user's privacy given many might choose to share their location at a given time on Snap Map willingly, unaware of the fact that their current location is being updated and is visible to friends each time they open the app.

Ludhiana News

IAF plane drops rocket in village, none hurt
IAF plane drops rocket in village, none hurt

Farmers working in the fields had a lucky escape when the rocket dropped with a bang. No one was injured.

Sangrur man arrested with arms
Sangrur man arrested with arms

The police seized two pistols, .315 bore and one single barrel gun along with 5 live cartridges. He purchased these illegal arms from Rajasthan for a sum of Rs 45,000, the SSP said.

Sidhwan canal deforestation site: Translocation of 10 peepal trees begins
Sidhwan canal deforestation site: Translocation of 10 peepal trees begins

In a first-of-its-kind experiment in Ludhiana, the trees are being translocated using excavators, cranes and trolleys.

Ludhiana police seize 1 kg heroin
Ludhiana police seize 1 kg heroin

IG Arpit Shukla said two other Nigerian nationals, identified as Austin and Edeh Sunday, were arrested with 2 kg heroin last month from Dakha area.

Drug peddler’s lynching: Police recover key accused’s blood-stained vehicle
Drug peddler’s lynching: Police recover key accused’s blood-stained vehicle

On June 9, Vinod Kumar alias Monu, an alleged drug-peddler, was attacked with sharp weapons and was not allowed to be taken to hospital in time even as a few villagers filmed the entire episode.

Explosion at cracker factory in Sangrur, 28 hurt
Explosion at cracker factory in Sangrur, 28 hurt

The factory was used as a storehouse and the owner, Raj Kumar Nagpal, is a stockist of Sivakasi Crackers company.

Farmer unions stage dharnas across Punjab
Farmer unions stage dharnas across Punjab

The unions said that if their demands were not fulfilled in the upcoming session, they would plan the next course of action on July 7 by organising a convention in Jalandhar.

Congress has failed to keep promise, says Sukhbir Badal
Congress has failed to keep promise, says Sukhbir Badal

Sukhbir was in Ludhiana to lead a joint dharna staged by SAD-BJP outside mini secretariat against the Congress government.

Just wait for a few days, says Jakhar on farm debt waiver
Just wait for a few days, says Jakhar on farm debt waiver

State Congress chief: Cong govt set to announce debt waiver in the budget

Businessman shoots wife and kids, self in Ludhiana
Businessman shoots wife and kids, self in Ludhiana

Identified as Jagmeet Pal Singh, the businessman allegedly shot his wife Jasmeet Kaur, son Jashan (18) and daughter Bismin Kaur (15).

Ludhiana: 4-year-old girl molested by school gardener

The girl was then shown photos of Class-IV employees of the school and the victim identified one Ram Naresh, who is currently absconding, by pointing a finger at his photo, police said.

Kirana store owner’s son through in first attempt, against odds
Kirana store owner’s son through in first attempt, against odds

Harsh Bansal passed out of Government High School in Tapa with 85 per cent marks before taking up computer engineering at Thapar Engineering College with education loan.

Ludhiana: Sidhu vows to clean Buddha Nullah, approach Baba Seechewal for advice
Ludhiana: Sidhu vows to clean Buddha Nullah, approach Baba Seechewal for advice

I am aware of Buddha Nullah’s pollution in Ludhiana. The solution has to be found and I have decided to approach Baba Seechewal about this: Navjot Sidhu

Mansa village gets itself ‘child marriage free’ tag
Mansa village gets itself ‘child marriage free’ tag

The village panchayat has announced that villagers will have to deposit birth certificates along with marriage card with the village panchayat before marrying off their wards.

Class 10 results: Girl gives her village school a saving grace, rest 43 flunk
Class 10 results: Girl gives her village school a saving grace, rest 43 flunk

Every one else in the batch, with both boys and girls, has either failed or got a re-appear in the examination conducted by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB).

Badal govt failed to utilise central funds to upgrade fire department: Navjot Singh Sidhu
Badal govt failed to utilise central funds to upgrade fire department: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Sidhu said Rs 90.91 crore was sanctioned by the Centre for Punjab under disaster management head to upgrade the fire services.

Punjab: Sikh sarpanch cuts off beard in protest, hangs with door of Moga DC office
Punjab: Sikh sarpanch cuts off beard in protest, hangs with door of Moga DC office

The sarpanch claimed that DC on Thursday had promised that connection would be restored by Friday morning, but it wasn’t done and so he returned to protest

MLC ‘insulted’, Rae Bareli engineer asked to appear before Legislative Council

Leader of House Dinesh Sharma assured that action would be taken in the matter.

Moga: Woman, brother axe to death her 13-year-old stepson, 3-year-old daughter
Moga: Woman, brother axe to death her 13-year-old stepson, 3-year-old daughter

Both the children were bed-ridden and handicapped and reportedly disliked by Paramjit Kaur, causing frequent tiffs in the family.

Ludhiana elevated road project: ‘No current requirement’ but work started to ‘retain the funds’ from center, say officials
Ludhiana elevated road project: ‘No current requirement’ but work started to ‘retain the funds’ from center, say officials

Experts have warned that construction will turn Ludhiana-Ferozepur road into a concrete jungle and affect green cover 

Ludhiana: Four firemen injured while dousing flames in textile factory
Ludhiana: Four firemen injured while dousing flames in textile factory

Fire incidents have been reported on many occasions in garment factories in Ludhiana.

Ludhiana traffic cops to wear cameras on uniform, transmit feed live to seniors: Report
Ludhiana traffic cops to wear cameras on uniform, transmit feed live to seniors: Report

Boasting of a 26-hour battery life, the camera will cost Rs 18,000 a piece.

Female teachers asked not to wear ‘provocative’ clothes, education minister suspends two officials for ‘arbitrary’ order
Female teachers asked not to wear ‘provocative’ clothes, education minister suspends two officials for ‘arbitrary’ order

The suspension orders have been issued for deputy director Amrish Shukla and assistant director (secondary education) Amarbir Singh. The copy of the orders was undersigned by assistant director.

Punjab seeks Rs 2,000 crore from Centre to fight stubble burning
Punjab seeks Rs 2,000 crore from Centre to fight stubble burning

It has sought Rs 1602 core to provide a special subsidy to farmers for straw management equipment, apart from Rs 384 crore to give as compensation at the rate of “Rs 1000-1500 per acre for not burning the stubble”.

Ludhiana: Classroom locked, students of Urdu sessions feel the heat
Ludhiana: Classroom locked, students of Urdu sessions feel the heat

The sessions, conducted by 65-year-old Satnam Singh, are being held in a park on the premises of Punjabi Bhawan in Ludhiana.

6 fires in 10 days in Ludhiana as NoCs given go-by
6 fires in 10 days in Ludhiana as NoCs given go-by

The fire department probe further says that as per National Building Code of India, the gutted establishments flouted rules and never bothered to get any fire safety arrangements

Ludhiana: Fire breaks out in a factory, 15 fire tenders at the spot
Ludhiana: Fire breaks out in a factory, 15 fire tenders at the spot

There have been multiple fire-accidents in Ludhiana in the past week.

Punjab: Woman killed, nine hurt as tractor hits autorickshaw in Ludhiana
Punjab: Woman killed, nine hurt as tractor hits autorickshaw in Ludhiana

The autorickshaw turned turtle and 22-year-old Shabbin suffered serious head injuries and died on the spot

Woman sets herself afire in front of SAD councillor’s office in Ludhiana, critical
Woman sets herself afire in front of SAD councillor’s office in Ludhiana, critical

Identified as Neha, in her thirties, she allegedly wanted her infant son back from a couple who had “adopted” the child after giving her Rs 2 lakh.

Ludhiana: Fire breaks out at cycle parts’ manufacturing unit
Ludhiana: Fire breaks out at cycle parts’ manufacturing unit

The factory employees claimed that some paint and chemicals were also placed nearby which acted as a catalyst.

Three ‘abandoned’ exotic HF cows become foster mothers to desi Sahiwal calves
Three ‘abandoned’ exotic HF cows become foster mothers to desi Sahiwal calves

The varsity claims it is the first such successful experiment in the country when embryos of indigenous cows were transferred to exotic HF breeds and they became “foster mothers” to pure Sahiwal calves.

Ludhiana court summons CM Amarinder Singh on July 20 in I-T case
Ludhiana court summons CM Amarinder Singh on July 20 in I-T case

According to a complaint lodged by the I-T department, the Captain and his son were found to be owners of Marine Mansions in Dubai and several other properties in the United Kingdom.

Punjab: Water released into canals, tail-end villagers demand adequate supply
Punjab: Water released into canals, tail-end villagers demand adequate supply

They have also alleged that the canals have not been cleaned properly despite being shut for the purpose.

Langar service for poor, homeless wins UK award
Langar service for poor, homeless wins UK award

People can either donate food or serve as volunteers with the ‘Midland Langar Seva Society’. Monetary donations are not accepted.

Punjab: Two Sangrur cops booked for seeking bribe from Rajasthan cop held with drugs
Punjab: Two Sangrur cops booked for seeking bribe from Rajasthan cop held with drugs

Since his arrest, Kanhaiya Lal, who was posted with Chittorgarh police station in Rajasthan as a head constable, has been put under suspension. He is currently lodged in a jail.

Punjab: Congressmen booked after self-immolation attempt by vegetable vendor
Punjab: Congressmen booked after self-immolation attempt by vegetable vendor

The vendor had set himself on fire on Monday night