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Why yesterday’s tycoon Vijaypat Singhania is a sad man today

It’s stuff right out of Bollywood movies and TV soaps — the fortunes of a man who was once a tycoon take a turn and he is reduced to a hand-to-mouth existence. While rags-to-riches and riches-to-rags stories have been a regular feature of Hindi cinema, one does not come across such things in real life often. Dr Vijaypat Singhania, the man behind the ultra-successful clothing brand, Raymond, is an example of movie melodrama becoming a reality. He has filed a petition in the Bombay High Court seeking possession of a…

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गुजरात RS POLL: EC ने सुनाया कांग्रेस के पक्ष में फैसला, दोनों विवादित वोट रद्द

चुनाव आयोग ने कांग्रेस की मांग स्वीकार करते हुए भाजपा के लिए क्रॉस वोटिंग करने वाले वाघेला गुट के दोनों विधायकों के वोट रद्द कर दिए। गुजरात में राज्यसभा की तीन सीटों के लिए मंगलवार को हुए चुनाव को लेकर भारतीय जनता पार्टी (भाजपा) और कांग्रेस के बीच देर रात तक उठापटक जारी है। कांग्रेस जहां अपने एकमात्र प्रत्याशी अहमद पटेल की जीत के लिए संघर्ष करती रही, वहीं भाजपा पटेल को जीत हासिल करने से रोकने में अपनी पूरी ताकत से जुटी रही। अहमद पटेल को 176 सदस्यीय सदन…

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जस्टिस दीपक मिश्रा होंगे देश के अगले प्रधान न्यायाधीश

देश के मुख्य न्यायाधीश जेएस खेहर का सात महीन के कार्यकाल पूरा होने जा रहा है. उनके स्थान पर जस्टिस दीपक मिश्रा देश के अगले प्रधान न्यायाधीश होंगे. नई दिल्ली: जस्टिस दीपक मिश्रा देश के 45वें चीफ जस्टिस होंगे. केंद्र सरकार ने राष्ट्रपति की मुहर के साथ ही ये घोषणा कर दी है. मौजूदा CJI जेएस खेहर 27 अगस्त को रिटायर हो रहे हैं और इसके बाद जस्टिस मिश्रा प्रधान न्यायाधीश का पद संभालेंगे. वे 3 अक्टूबर, 2018 तक इस पद पर रहेंगे. इस वक्त सुप्रीम कोर्ट में सबसे वरिष्ठ न्यायाधीश जस्टिस दीपक…

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Meet Anny Divya, the youngest female commander of a Boeing 777

Anny Divya, a 30-year-old woman from Vijayawada of Andhra Pradesh, made history after she became the youngest Boeing 777 female commander in the world. Belittled, discouraged and brought down for her ambitions and dreams, Anny defied the odds and at the age of 17, enrolled at the Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi, a government-run pilot training academy in Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh. Soon enough, she was recruited by Air India when she was just 19. She started to learn to fly a Boeing 737 and later found herself in the cockpit…

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What is Article 35A of Constitution? Know about the law on permanent residents in Jammu and Kashmir

Article 35A of Constitution: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has raised objections over the central government’s stand on Article 35A Article 35A of Constitution: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has raised objections over the central government’s stand on Article 35A, according to Indian Express report. Abdullah likened the state’s accession to the Indian Union and its special status with two sides of the same coin. He underlined if there is debate on the legality of the Article,…

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Snapdeal-Flipkart merger called off! Plan B comes into force

The development comes just three days after Snapdeal announced the sale of its payments unit Freecharge to private lender Axis Bank for Rs 385 crore. Gurgaon-based e-commerce firm Snapdeal has terminated all talks for a distress sale to its arch rival Flipkart and wants to pursue an independent path, the company said in a statement. “Snapdeal has been exploring strategic options over the last several months. The Company has now decided to pursue an independent path and is terminating all strategic discussions as a result,” Snapdeal has said. Moneycontrol had first…

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Nitish Kumar Wins Trust Vote In Bihar Assembly: 10 Points

PATNA:  Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has sailed through a trust vote in the Bihar Assembly with 131 of the 243 legislators voting for him. The vote and a discussion before it were held amid protests and slogan shouting by Lalu Yadav’s RJD, now the chief opposition party. Mr Kumar wrapped up the discussion with a short speech, rejecting the opposition’s allegation that his new alliance with the BJP has been built on political opportunism. Here are the 10 latest developments in this story: The RJD had requested a “conscience vote,” a…

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Historic Decision: PM Nawaz Sharif disqualified in Panama case

In a historic decision, the five member bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, has disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. “Prime Minister has been disqualified from his post”, said Justice Ijaz Afzal who authored the decision. Justice Ijaz Afzal said, “On 20th April two justices of the supreme court had disqualied Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. “Three judges however said a JIT should be formed to properly investigate the matter further. “Todays decision is a unanimous decision that disqualifies the Prime Minister”, said Justice Ijaz Afzal. The decision to disqualify Nawaz…

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Lahore: At least 26 killed, 30 injured as suicide bomber target police near Arfa Karim Tower (video and pics)

The blast took place near residence-cum-office of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. The chief minister was in a meeting at his Model Town office when the blast took place.LAHORE – At least 26 people were killed and thirty others wounded in an explosion on the Ferozepur Road near Arfa Karim IT Tower on Monday afternoon, police said. Lahore police chief Capt (R) Amin Wains said the “target of the blast was police”. He also confirmed that it was a suicide blast. According to Rescue 1122, nine policemen are among those…

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Fire breaks out in central Delhi’s Lok Nayak Bhawan, no casualties reported

A fire broke out on the fourth floor of Lok Nayak Bhawan that houses several government offices in Delhi on Monday. No casualties have been reported. The building, which is the headquarters of Enforcement Directorate, also has some offices of the CBI, Income Tax and the National Disaster Response Force. Twenty-six fire tenders and one skylift were deployed at the spot. While there were no reports of casualties, fire officers said they still needed to check the building to ensure no one was trapped. Thick smoke bellowing above the building…

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