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Zee Cafe is bringing to India BBC’s screen adaptation of 11 literary classics.

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Actor Vivek Oberoi on digital content, staying ahead of the curve, and balancing the other pillars of his life. He stars in a new web series on Amazon, Inside Edge, which delves into the murky world of cricket, cheerleaders, betting, and power-hungry people.

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Bollywood star Salman Khan, who has reiterated that critics don't matter to him, believes he has a reason to be happy with their reaction to Tubelight for they are not as bad as he expected them to be. "I was expecting minus 3 and minus 4 and they gave me 1 and 2, apparently," he said.

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We are at the mercy of trigger-happy governments and profit-hungry corporations that hold our digital lives ransom. They have the capacity to censor, contain, control and eradicate all our digital data without our consent and without repercussions.

The announcement comes a week after Facebook launched a series of counter-terrorism measures in the wake of the recent terror attacks in Manchester and London.

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YouTube's new VR format, VR180, claims to deliver 3D video while capturing 180-degrees. Google also notes that it'll introduce new affordable cameras for VR180 so that anyone can make VR videos. The first bunch of cameras will hit shelves this winter.

Rajkot News

Congress workers burn Pakistan PM’s poster in Rajkot to protest Indo-Pak cricket match
Congress workers burn Pakistan PM’s poster in Rajkot to protest Indo-Pak cricket match

The leader of opposition in Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC), Vashram Sagathiya, fellow corporator Vijay Vank and scores of Congress workers assembled at Mavdi Chowk on 150 feet ring road at noon.

Rajkot: Rs one crore in scrapped notes seized, three held
Rajkot: Rs one crore in scrapped notes seized, three held

While Nandha is a Surat-based jeweller, Dave works as a forest guard in Jamnagar. Bhatti, a resident of Jamnagar, was a friend of Dave, police said.

Rajkot: 31 huts, twp shops razed in anti-encroachment drive
Rajkot: 31 huts, twp shops razed in anti-encroachment drive

In Kevdavadi, the RMC demolished 11 huts, which were constructed on its open plot, reserved for the economically weaker sections of the society.

Rajkot: Protesting against atrocities, Dalit journalist returns award

Jadav joined a rally — organised by the Rajkot unit of Bhim Army — to the office of District Collector Vikrant Pandey.

Cop who had chased Abdul Latif’s shooter dies
Cop who had chased Abdul Latif’s shooter dies

Then a traffic police sub-inspector, Zala tried to catch shooter Subhash Singh Thakur after he shot a person at Mehsana bus station in 1992.

Dogs kill 8-year-old girl in Kutch, injure another
Dogs kill 8-year-old girl in Kutch, injure another

“Pooja told her parents that she had been attacked by dogs. After that, the parents started searching for Sonal. She was found inside the orchard with severe bite wounds on her head and neck.”

Jamnagar medical college student found hanging in hostel room
Jamnagar medical college student found hanging in hostel room

“No suicide note has been recovered so far. So, we do not know the exact reason as to why he took the extreme step,” the police sub-inspector at Jamnagar said.

Firing at NRI house in Gir Somnath: one held
Firing at NRI house in Gir Somnath: one held

“We had information that he was coming towards Veraval from Diu. We intercepted him at Gangicha Chowkadi and recovered a country made gun from him,” said police.

Surat: Usha Mangeshkar’s ‘Save Water’ appeal in caller tune
Surat: Usha Mangeshkar’s ‘Save Water’ appeal in caller tune

The move is part of an attempt by SMC to create awareness among the citizens to save water as Tapi river is the only source of drinking water for Surat

Botad: Cong-backed candidates sweep APMC elections
Botad: Cong-backed candidates sweep APMC elections

With eight seats in the 17-member board of APMC, the party has a chance to rule the yard by pushing its candidate for president’s post after 17 years

Ugly scenes in RMC as Congress-BJP corporators face off over drinking water issue
Ugly scenes in RMC as Congress-BJP corporators face off over drinking water issue

This was the seventh meeting since the new general board of the civic body was formed after elections in 2015.

Rajkot PSI suicide: Father files complaint against alleged lover, three others
Rajkot PSI suicide: Father files complaint against alleged lover, three others

Based on the complaint, A Division police booked the four under IPC section 306 and Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes Act

Upleta municipality president, woman booked for driving Rajkot PSI to suicide
Upleta municipality president, woman booked for driving Rajkot PSI to suicide

While he was in charge of Bedipara police chowky of B Division police station in Rajkot, PSI Maru was named as an accused in an alleged case of custodial death in March last year.

Gir Somnath: MLA son, 2 others injured in scuffle over toll
Gir Somnath: MLA son, 2 others injured in scuffle over toll

“In his complaint, Sursinh, who runs a construction business in Surat, has accused around 10 men of beating him up with iron pipes and sticks.” an officer said.

Kutch: Pakistan arrests 42 Indian fishermen off Jakhau coast
Kutch: Pakistan arrests 42 Indian fishermen off Jakhau coast

Manish Lodhari, former president of Porbandar Boat Association said that the PMSA struck while seven fishing boats of Gujarat with 42 fishermen on board were operating near the notional IMBL on Sunday morning.

Gujarat: Four-year-old feared dead after he falls into tubewell
Gujarat: Four-year-old feared dead after he falls into tubewell

The incident comes a year after a two-and-half-year-old girl was killed in a similar accident in Dhrangardhra taluka of Surendranagar.

Lion cub falls in well at Amreli village, drowns
Lion cub falls in well at Amreli village, drowns

The incident comes around a month after a lion cub was mowed down by a railway engine in neighbouring Savarkundla taluka.

Accused of stalking, suspended Rajkot cop commits suicide
Accused of stalking, suspended Rajkot cop commits suicide

A Division police have registered a case of accidental death in this connection and started an investigation.

Water tanker ferrying liquor seized in Rajkot
Water tanker ferrying liquor seized in Rajkot

The police also arrested two other men—Shidam’s son Suresh (22) and his friend Ankit Pal (21)—who were piloting the tanker laden with liquor.

Rajkot time bomb case: Bomb planted to get house vacated, say Police
Rajkot time bomb case: Bomb planted to get house vacated, say Police

Police said that accused, planted the bomb and actually wanted to explode it in order to get a residential property, grabbed by one Dalpat Vyas, Nitin Baba and Munna Baba, vacated.

Gujarat: 7 injured in Morbi village mob attack
Gujarat: 7 injured in Morbi village mob attack

Halvad police said that the incident took place around 10:30 am on Tuesday when a mob of around 40 persons went to the farmhouse of one Pruthvisinh Zala and attacked him and his brother.

Gujarat: Gas cylinder explodes in Amreli village, 9 injured
Gujarat: Gas cylinder explodes in Amreli village, 9 injured

Babara police said the incident took place around 7 am when Sharda Jadav (30) was preparing tea at her home in Tramboda.

Gujarat: Cooking gas cylinder explodes in Amreli village, 9 injured
Gujarat: Cooking gas cylinder explodes in Amreli village, 9 injured

The injured were first rushed to a government hospital in Babra town from where they were referred to civil hospital in Amreli for further treatment.

Rajkot district panchayat: After Gujarat govt scraps LAD scheme, fund allocated to constituencies
Rajkot district panchayat: After Gujarat govt scraps LAD scheme, fund allocated to constituencies

Panchayat allocates Rs 18 lakh to each of the 36 constituencies

Fortune-teller booked for rape in Rajkot
Fortune-teller booked for rape in Rajkot

In her complaint, the victim stated that Bhatt continued to sexually abuse her over the next 10 years threatening her of dire consequences should she speak out.

Two die of swine flu in Rajkot
Two die of swine flu in Rajkot

Bechar Patel (45), succumbed to the H1NI virus late last night.

How rivalry between Goa Gutkha, Hot gutkha brands in Dubai led to contract for killing a Gujarati man
How rivalry between Goa Gutkha, Hot gutkha brands in Dubai led to contract for killing a Gujarati man

According to investigators, this led Dawood Ibrahim’s brother, Anees Ibrahim, to threaten Khatri into joining hands with him, reportedly by ordering a hit on the latter’s relative in Rajkot.

Islamic State plot: ATS takes Vaseem to Chotila
Islamic State plot: ATS takes Vaseem to Chotila

A team of ATS took Vaseem, 30, to Chotila and did a reconstruction of his visit to the temple town in Surendranagar district.

Rajkot administration facilitates regularisation of residential encroachments on ULC land
Rajkot administration facilitates regularisation of residential encroachments on ULC land

The administration held a special camp at Raiya road and helped 103 families to help fill up application forms seeking regularisation of their homes.

Kutch doctor held for ‘raping’ pregnant woman
Kutch doctor held for ‘raping’ pregnant woman

The PSI said that the woman was three months pregnant and that if she had gone to the doctor previously for checkup was a matter of investigation.

Gujarat: Woman killed in celebratory firing at marriage procession in Botad
Gujarat: Woman killed in celebratory firing at marriage procession in Botad

Police said that Neeta and her husband Mukehs, residents of Devdhari village, were also attending marriage of Solanki, their neighbour in their village.

Rajkot: Govt depts, banks, private firms among major property tax defaulters
Rajkot: Govt depts, banks, private firms among major property tax defaulters

The waiver is 100 per cent if the interest on tax is up to Rs 25,000 and 15 per cent if the interest is Rs 2 lakh.

Gujarat CM inagurates housing project in Rajkot
Gujarat CM inagurates housing project in Rajkot

The affordable houses have come up in Popatpara area of the city.

Bhopal woman wins Rajkot half-marathon
Bhopal woman wins Rajkot half-marathon

Powered by a solid start, Yadav steamed home in 1 hour, 19 minutes, 50 seconds as crowd cheered her on near the finish line at the Athletics Ground in Race Course of Rajkot.

Gujarat man shot dead after clash over installing windmills in Surendranagar
Gujarat man shot dead after clash over installing windmills in Surendranagar

Police said that the men hired by the private firm opened fire on farmers, killing one of them and injuring three others

Patels gather in big numbers as events for consecration of Khodaldham begin
Patels gather in big numbers as events for consecration of Khodaldham begin

The main procession of idol of goddess Khodiyar, the patron deity of the Leuva Patel community, began at 6 am from Race Course ground in Rajkot city.