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Guess what's missing on Cruise's 'Top Gun' jacket
  • Guess what's missing on Cruise's 'Top Gun' jacket(18:46)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Fans all across the world might be looking forward for the return of Tom Cruise as Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in "Top Gun: Maverick", and are wondering how his life must have changed in all these years, but there is one change in the "Top Gun" universe that has left them perplexed. Cruise's classic bomber jacket isn't quite the same.
'Have lost my sister': V.K. Malhotra on Dikshit's death
  • 'Have lost my sister': V.K. Malhotra on Dikshit's death(18:44)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Senior BJP leader V.K. Malhotra on Saturday described the death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit as a big loss for the country and for him personally as he shared a "family bond" with her.
3 killed, 4 injured in J&K's Ramban road accident
Students protest at Nagarjuna's house over 'Big Boss' row
  • Students protest at Nagarjuna's house over 'Big Boss' row(18:32)
    Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) A group of Osmania University students on Saturday staged protest at the residence of leading Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, demanding a ban on the Telugu version of the popular reality TV show "Bigg Boss" to be hosted by him.
Zarif tells UK to stop being complicit in US sanctions
  • Zarif tells UK to stop being complicit in US sanctions(18:30)
    Tehran, July 20 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday said that the UK needed to stop acting as an "accessory" to the US sanctions against his country, a call that comes a day after the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.
Sheila Dikshit was suffering from heart ailments
  • Sheila Dikshit was suffering from heart ailments(18:30)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit, 81, passed away at a private hospital here on Saturday. The former Delhi Chief Minister was suffering from heart ailments and had undergone surgeries several times.
Eye on youngsters as selectors & Kohli gear up to pick WI squad
  • Eye on youngsters as selectors & Kohli gear up to pick WI squad(18:22)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) After much hullabaloo, the selection of the Indian team for the West Indies tour will take place on Sunday afternoon in Mumbai and along with the five-wise men -- led by M.S.K. Prasad -- skipper Virat Kohli will also be physically present in the meeting. While there were reports trying to magnify Kohli's presence in the meeting as something extraordinary, the BCCI constitution speaks of the captain being present either through call or in person.
  • BSF launches week-long activities to mark Kargil anniversary (Lead)(18:18)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) To mark the 20th anniversary of the Kargil war, the Border Security Force (BSF) is conducting a series of activities, including felicitating the family members of the martyred soldiers and gallantry award winners of all uniformed forces residing in the border areas.
TV's Randheer to star opposite Mahie Gill
  • TV's Randheer to star opposite Mahie Gill(18:06)
    Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor Randheer Rai, who is known for his roles in television shows such as "Jiji Maa" and "Karn Sangini", will be seen sharing screen space with actress Mahie Gill in the upcoming film "Posham Pa".
Italy's Mount Etna volcano erupts, closes 2 airports
Ayushmann only choice for 'Dream Girl': Director
  • Ayushmann only choice for 'Dream Girl': Director(18:00)
    Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Writer-turned-debutant director Raaj Shaandilyaa, who is setting the bar high on expectation with his film, "Dream Girl", says that he only had Ayushmann Khurrana in mind for the lead role of his film, because no one else would be able to pull off a cross-dressed character.
Leaders across parties condole Sheila Dikshit's demise (Lead)
  • 12 Rohingya refugees stay put at Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura(17:58)
    Agartala, July 20 (IANS) At least 12 Rohingya Muslim refugees, including five children and two women, who tried to enter India from Bangladesh, have refused to leave the Zero Line along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura for the past three days, Border Security Force (BSF) official said on Saturday.
Making 'Golmaal' films is my duty: Rohit Shetty
  • Making 'Golmaal' films is my duty: Rohit Shetty(17:50)
    Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Rohit Shetty feels that his successful franchise "Golmaal" has become a household brand, so much so that it has become his duty to make a new film in the series every now and then.
Sheila's death end of a political era: Amarinder
  • Sheila's death end of a political era: Amarinder(17:36)
    Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday mourned the demise of senior Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, terming it the passing away of a political era.
Cars24 shuts down outlets in Delhi, addressing 'anomalies'
  • Cars24 shuts down outlets in Delhi, addressing 'anomalies'(17:32)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) As consumption slowdown and liquidity crunch hit the auto industry including the second-hand car market, Gurugram-based online used car marketplace Cars24 has reportedly shut down a dozen stores in the national capital, saying it is in the process of "addressing anomalies".
2 Governors transferred, 4 new appointed (Lead)
  • 2 Governors transferred, 4 new appointed (Lead)(17:30)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Rewarding Chhattisgarh BJP leader Ramesh Bais for his work during the Lok Sabha elections, the Modi government on Saturday appointed him as the Governor of Tripura. Bais had worked relentlessly for the party, even though he himself was not given a ticket to contest the Lok Sabha polls.
Three-time Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit dead, tributes pour in (Lead)
Improving defence & finishing skills our focus: Manpreet
  • Improving defence & finishing skills our focus: Manpreet(17:28)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India hockey skipper Manpreet Singh said on Saturday that going into the Olympic qualifiers, the focus of the team has been on improving their performance at the two ends of the pitch. "All our recent training sessions have been about improving our defence and finishing," Manpreet told IANS.
Kashmir issue will be resolved soon: Rajnath Singh
'Limited DRS' another classic case of eyewash: BCCI
  • 'Limited DRS' another classic case of eyewash: BCCI(17:20)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Having come under fire in the last domestic season for poor standards of umpiring, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) under the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has decided to use 'limited DRS' during the knockout stages of the Ranji Trophy this season. But the BCCI officials have called this another attempt to sweep the mistakes under the carpet rather than address the issue of lack of quality umpires.
President, PM condole Dikshit's death
  • President, PM condole Dikshit's death(17:14)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condoled the demise of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.