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A teaser of Warner Bros' upcoming superhero films shown to the 6,500 attendees at the panel gave a glimpse of Wonder Woman II, a presumed sequel to June's Wonder Woman movie that is on track this weekend to become the second-highest grossing movie of 2017.

Amit Sadh is currently shooting for "Gold" in London. It's a sports drama directed by Reema Kagti and produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar under the banner Excel Entertainment. This will be the second time after "Sultan" that he would be seen starring in the same genre.

Arjun Kapoor on Mubarakan: It's definitely not easy. It is difficult. But, it's a challenge you look forward to as an actor. That's what excites you, makes you nervous and work harder because you are not just playing, but two and especially with comedy.

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Sony has been holding fort with its commitment to its own genre of colour and design. The latest from the Japanese major is the X9300E series of 4K televisions. Sony Bravia KD-65X9300E is among the best 4K televisions you can buy at the moment. We spent some time with the new KD-65X9300E.

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Samsung is developing a voice-activated smart earpiece to rival Apple's AirPods, according to a new report. Korea's ETNews claims the wireless earbuds will be powered by the company's Bibxy AI. The South Korean company is yet to confirm the existence of the upcoming voice-activated smart earbuds. 

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Reliance Jio has updated its website with a 'Keep me Posted' form to help users to buy the JioPhone. The company has already announced that the pre-booking for the JioPhone will begin from August 24, while the device will be available on first-come-first served basis to those who pre-book the phone at the earliest.  Here's how you can pre-book the JioPhone by visiting the official site.

Patna News

Pune scientist bags Bronze for his work in chemistry
Pune scientist bags Bronze for his work in chemistry

Pinaki Talukdar, who has been associated with IISER since 2005, has been largely working in organic synthesis of chemicals, including supramolecular chemistry and biology.

Nitish Kumar wants plan for management of sewage water in Bihar
Nitish Kumar wants plan for management of sewage water in Bihar

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar instructed officials to prepare a plan for management of sewage water so that it can be utilised properly, an official statement said. He said the government is giving importance to compost farming.

Five kids drown in Bihar
Five kids drown in Bihar

In a related incident in Darbhanga district, two kids identified as Sushant Kumar (15) and Keshav Kumar (15) drowned in a pond near Kali Mandir, Vishwavidyalaya police station in-charge Ajit Kumar said.

Bihar: Three killed by Maoists in Jamui
Bihar: Three killed by Maoists in Jamui

Jamui Superintendent of Police Jayant Kant said the victims had been identified as Bajrangi Koda, Shiv Koda and Mina Devi. “We found the bodies near Kukurjhap dam near Barhat. A red slip found at the spot claimed responsibility for the killings,” he said.

Rabri Devi owns 18 flats worth Rs 20 crore in Patna: Sushil Modi
Rabri Devi owns 18 flats worth Rs 20 crore in Patna: Sushil Modi

Sushil Modi, who has been repeatedly attacking Prasad and his family for purportedly owning benami properties, alleged that Rabri Devi had got two plots – 20.07 decimal at Ranjan Path near Saguna Mor and another 15.41 decimal in Sheikhpura area.

Patna: 46 per cent turnout in municipal polls
Patna: 46 per cent turnout in municipal polls

Polling was conducted at 75 wards of PMC where 46 percent of 1665017 voters exercised their franchise in today’s polls at 1512 polling stations.

Bihar: At least 11 people killed in lightning, wall collapse
Bihar: At least 11 people killed in lightning, wall collapse

The state government has announced a compensation of Rs four lakh each to the affected families.

Bihar: Youth run over by passenger train in Nawada district
Bihar: Youth run over by passenger train in Nawada district

Eyewitnesses said that the youth was engrossed in listening to music.

Sushil Modi records statement in defamation case
Sushil Modi records statement in defamation case

Sushil Modi had filed the defamation case on May 2 against Manoj Jha and Chittranjan Gagan, both RJD spokespersons, for accusing that the BJP leader had acquired ‘benami’ properties.

Bihar: 4% DA hike for state govt employees, pensioners
Bihar: 4% DA hike for state govt employees, pensioners

The revision of DA would have an additional burden of Rs 561.30 crore on the state exchequer annually, the principal secretary said.

Patna district administration seeks reports from police stations on chit fund companies
Patna district administration seeks reports from police stations on chit fund companies

NBFCs and chit fund companies have to take permission from the respective District Magistrates in which they intend to operate, he said.

After hijack scare at three airports, security stepped up at Pune airport
After hijack scare at three airports, security stepped up at Pune airport

After a similar hijack threat in January 2015, the CISF had reviewed its procedures.

Bihar teachers call off stir, to check papers
Bihar teachers call off stir, to check papers

Bihar Madhyamik Sikshak Sangh is demanding pay parity with government school teachers for nearly 25,000 teachers employed on contract.

Assets case: former Bihar MLA’s property seized
Assets case: former Bihar MLA’s property seized

A special vigilance court has so far ordered confiscation of property of 22 bureaucrats for allegedly having property disproportionate to their known sources of income.

Patna DM revives school inspector model, but with focus on student interactions
Patna DM revives school inspector model, but with focus on student interactions

While this might seem a lot like the old school inspector model, the idea here is to interact with students and not the teachers.

President Mukherjee asks Bihar, Jharkhand to invest more in human resources
President Mukherjee asks Bihar, Jharkhand to invest more in human resources

President Pranab Mukherjee said that the burden of history can be shed by social mobilisation.

RJD voices protest over exclusion of Deputy CM’s name from Bihar foundation day invitation card
RJD voices protest over exclusion of Deputy CM’s name from Bihar foundation day invitation card

Neither Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Prasad Yadav nor his father and RJD President Lalu Prasad were present at the function.

Bihar: Son held with liquor on policeman father’s tip off
Bihar: Son held with liquor on policeman father’s tip off

A policeman gave a tip off and his son was arrested with 25 bottles of India Made Foreign Liquor in Bihar’s Darbhanga district

Maharashtra: Generating jobs key focus, says Mungantiwar
Maharashtra: Generating jobs key focus, says Mungantiwar

Sudhir Mungantiwar also commented on the Shiv Sena-BJP tension that are prevailing in the state legislature, saying the BJP has spoken to the party leaders and it agrees with the Sena’s demand

Bihar: Both Houses of Legislature stalled by protests
Bihar: Both Houses of Legislature stalled by protests

Members of the BJP and its allies, LJP and RLSP, sat on a dharna on the stairs leading to the main entrance and started shouting slogans demanding Mastan’s ouster from the state cabinet.

BJP grabbed 60 per cent seats in PMC, but voteshare was only 37 per cent
BJP grabbed 60 per cent seats in PMC, but voteshare was only 37 per cent

Of the 162 seats, 97 were won by BJP candidates, 39 by NCP, 10 by Shiv Sena, nine by Congress, two by MNS, one by AIMIM and four by Independent candidates.

Bihar: NDA disrupts Houses again seeking Mastan’s ouster for remarks against PM Modi, lodges FIR
Bihar: NDA disrupts Houses again seeking Mastan’s ouster for remarks against PM Modi, lodges FIR

Members of the BJP and its allies in the NDA staged a protest in the Assembly as well as in the Legislative Council for the second consecutive day, seeking an immediate removal of the minister.

BJP leader Sushil Modi questions Nitish demand for decommissioning Farakka barrage
BJP leader Sushil Modi questions Nitish demand for decommissioning Farakka barrage

Sushil Modi also questioned the Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s protest when the state government has already given its consent for the said Waterways.

Bihar MLAs may use health data to raise issues in budget session
Bihar MLAs may use health data to raise issues in budget session

The budget session of the Bihar Legislative Assembly startying from February 23 would end on March 31 with a break during Holi festival.

Bihar: SHO suspended over killing of youth in Patna
Bihar: SHO suspended over killing of youth in Patna

As per order of the state police headquarters, SHO Mustafa Kamal Kaiser would not get any field posting for the next ten years, police said.

Mohammed Shahabuddin’s sleeper class journey to Delhi
Mohammed Shahabuddin’s sleeper class journey to Delhi

Some of Shahabuddin’s supporters said that they would also board the train without tickets and pay to accompany the former MP.

Congress to contest council polls against Bihar allies
Congress to contest council polls against Bihar allies

The RJD and Janata Dal-United (JDU) have fielded two candidates each for the four seats that have fallen vacant.

Rift widens in ruling Alliance on Council poll in Bihar
Rift widens in ruling Alliance on Council poll in Bihar

For the past few days, Congress has been indicating its annoyance over the two bigger parties of the Alliance ignoring it in the Council poll

Lalu Prasad Yadav issues directions at Patna hospital, draws flak
Lalu Prasad Yadav issues directions at Patna hospital, draws flak

The BJP criticised Lalu Prasad Yadav for playing “de facto health minister” and issuing instructions.

STF arrests two arms smugglers with 160 semi-finished pistols in Bihar
STF arrests two arms smugglers with 160 semi-finished pistols in Bihar

The two arms smugglers have been identified as JitendraPandit and Sanjay Mandal, both residents of Munger district, Inspector General said

Bihar: Beur police station staff removed over lax liquor ban imposition
Bihar: Beur police station staff removed over lax liquor ban imposition

Beur station was singled out for action following recurrent seizures in last few months and several complaints against it.

Patna witnesses season’s lowest temp at 4.8 degree Celsius
Patna witnesses season’s lowest temp at 4.8 degree Celsius

The Patna Met Centre, however, said that the minimum temperature, which is witnessing a declining trend in the past couple of days across major cities of the state, might improve from tomorrow or day after tomorrow.

Nitish Kumar stresses bank branch in panchayats for cashless drive
Nitish Kumar stresses bank branch in panchayats for cashless drive

He highlighted the shortage of bank branches at grass-roots level and urged the banks that “If you do not find land for starting a branch, the state government will provide space in panchayat bhawans.”

Lalu’s son and Bihar minister Tej Pratap gets VIP security cover
Lalu’s son and Bihar minister Tej Pratap gets VIP security cover

Yadav is the health minister in the government led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Bihar: Jitan Ram Manjhi to keep off from human chain in support of prohibition
Bihar: Jitan Ram Manjhi to keep off from human chain in support of prohibition

On BJP’s announcement of joining the human chain on January 21, Manjhi said, “its a unilateral decision of the saffron party without consulting NDA partners.”

Bihar MLA asks girl students inappropriate questions in rape case
Bihar MLA asks girl students inappropriate questions in rape case

A Class X girl was found dead under mysterious circumstances near the residential school on Monday morning with blood found on her body.