Watch: Batsman’s innovative attempt comes to a hilarious end

Sri Lanka batsman Chamara Silva attempted a bizarre shot during the match between MAS Unichela and Teejay Lanka at P Sara Oval in Colombo. However, it became a major embarrassment for him due to the hilarious end it suffered. Silva went behind the stumps and swung the bat without realising that the ball could hit the stumps. The video of the attempt has left the social media users in splits.

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Train heading to Maharashtra takes wrong route, ends up in MP

A special train carrying around 1500 farmers including 200 women heading to Maharashtra ended up in Madhya Pradesh after taking a wrong route. The special train was arranged by the Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee protesting in Delhi. The farmers had booked the train themselves for an amount of Rs 39 lakhs. The trains was redirected to its original course after the farmers informed the driver.

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Watch: Woman doctor fights with Union Minister for delaying her flight

A video of a woman doctor lashing out at Union Minister of state for tourism K J Alphons at the airport in Imphal on Tuesday is making rounds in the social media. The passenger Nirala Singh is heard saying she had to reach Patna 2.45 pm to attend her brother’s funeral as “the body is lying there and it will degrade.” Reportedly, her flight got delayed by two hours due to President Ramnath Kovind’s arrival. The minister, however, later reportedly said, “I understand her distress, you can't blame her,” adding, “She vented her anger at me because she probably was looking for a compassionate face.”

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UK to launch driverless cars by 2021

UK finance minister Philip Hammond reportedly announced plans to launch driverless cars in the country by 2021. During his budget speech on Wednesday, Hammond also announced USD 99 million funding for Artificial Intelligence.

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Income tax law to be redrafted after 50 years

The Central government has formed a 6 member task force to redraft the 50 year old Income Tax Law. "Accordingly, in order to review the Act and to draft a new direct tax law in consonance with economic needs of the country, the Government has constituted a task force," a finance ministry statement said. The task force will submit its report to the government within six months.

 

 


 

 

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Agra University prints Salman Khan's photo in marksheet

Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Agra reportedly printed actor Salman Khan’s picture in a mark sheet belonging to a first-year student. The official spokesman of the university reportedly said they did not receive any complaint in this regard and would look into the matter if it was brought to his notice. The mark sheet belongs to a BA first year student of Amrata Singh Memorial Degree College in Tejpur Java of Aligarh district.

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There is no urgency to enter politics: Rajinikanth

Superstar Rajinikanth reportedly said that there is no urgency to enter politics. While speaking to the media at the Chennai airport, Rajinikanth also said that he will meet his fans after his birthday.

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Action will be taken against usury lenders: OPS

TN Deputy CM O Paneerselvam said that proper action will be taken against usury lenders soon. Palaniswami’s statement comes after Tamil film producer B Ashok Kumar committed suicide on Tuesday due to alleged harassment by a usury lender

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‘Padmavati’ banned in this state as well

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani has reportedly said that the film Padmavati will not be released in the state until the controversies surrounding the film are resolved. The move has been made to prevent law and order situation in the state during the time of elections. Notably, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and  Madhya Pradesh have decided to ban the film until the controversies are over.
Actions will be taken against usury lenders: OPS

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Financier side denies usury claim

Gopuram Films, owned by Anbu Cheziyan, the financier who is alleged to have lead director Ashok Kumar, relative of actor-director Sasikumar, to commit suicide, released a statement denying any role in the incident. It further said that many people tend to live a luxurious life at the expense of financiers. Cosps have formed three special teams to nab the financier, who is currently absconding.

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CM shoots down Stalin's claim

Speaking at MGR's centenary celebrations, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said that opposition leader MK Stalin's claim that eggs weren't properly distributed in schools as part of the mid-day programme, was a false allegation. He further added that the government is much concerned about nutrition of school children and wouldn't stop distribution of eggs at any cost even if the prices were to raise.

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Ryan School Murder case: Bus conductor experiences heart-warming gesture from villagers

Ashok Kumar, who was initially declared the primary accused in the Ryan School murder case where a 7 - year- old boy Pradhyuman was found murdered in a bathroom, was granted bail by the court due to lack of incriminating evidence against him. As he was unable to pay the bail amount, neighbours and friends from his village have come forward to help him by donating whatever they could afford to give.

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Missing teen girl found dead

Bhavani, a Class IX student of Thirutani went missing on Monday. Subsequently, she was found dead, dumped in a river on Thursday. Police are reportedly conducting further investigation to determine the cause of death.

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26/11 terror attack mastermind to be released

According to reports, Pakistan’s Punjab Judicial Review Board has ordered the release of Hafiz Saeed, the Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief and the mastermind of the Mumbai terror attacks. The Board has rejected the government’s plea to extend his house arrest for another three months. Saeed is currently under house arrest and is expected to be released on Thursday.

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Judge issues summons to 2 govt. doctors to gain clarity about Jayalalithaa’s death

According to reports, retired judge Justice Arumughaswamy, head of the inquiry commission which has been ordered to probe the death of ex-Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa, has issued summons to two government doctors following allegations by Dr R Saravanan stating that Jayalalithaa may have died before December 5.The names of the doctors have not been revealed yet.

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'Many ready to chop Modi's head': Politician

Former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi has made a explosive statement saying that many youth in Bihar are ready to kill Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This was in response to Bharatiya Janata Party's Bihar president and MP Nityanand Rai statement that all fingers and hands raised against the Prime Minister should be broken or chopped off. The wife of Lalu Prasad Yadav said that she is not even afraid of going to jail if that is the case for people speaking their minds.

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Bill Clinton accused of sexual harassment by four women

Former American President Bill Clinton finds himself embroiled in yet another sleazy controversy with four unidentified women accusing him of sexual harassment, British media reports. It is being reported that as many as four lawsuits are likely to be filed against the former prez who is not new to this controversy. His affair with White House staffer Monica Lewinsky hit international headlines and caused quite the flutter.

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Jayalalithaa could have died before Dec 5: DMK doctor

DMK doctor Saravanan during a PIL on Tuesday said that the former TN CM J Jayalalithaa might have died before December 5. Saravanan claimed that Jayalalithaa’s fingerprint in a nomination form when she was in the hospital, was not clear. He also said that the ridges in the Jayalalithaa’s fingerprint were not clear and the ridges will only be affected if the person is dead.

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India test fires supersonic cruise missile

Today, India created history by test firing the BrahMos missile from a twin-engine Sukhoi fighter jet, over the Bay of Bengal, as confirmed by the Ministry of Defence. The BrahMos missile can be launched from air, sea and land, giving the Indian military a powerful boost. BrahMos II, the hypersonic version of the missile will be ready for testing by 2020.

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Delhi forensic department makes an important statement on Nithyananda-Ranjitha video

The Delhi forensic department has reportedly confirmed that the controversial Nithyananda - actress Ranjitha video was not depicted and the video is originally portrayed. The video was sent for verification by the Bengaluru special court where Ranjitha had filed a case that the video was fake.

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