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Harrison Ford is up for new adventure in 'The Call Of The Wild' (Lead)
  • Harrison Ford is up for new adventure in 'The Call Of The Wild' (Lead)(18:44)
    Los Angeles, Nov 21 (IANS) Hollywood icon Harrison Ford is all set to go on a new mega adventure on screen. Before you jump to the conclusion that Indiana Jones is back in action, Ford this time has decided to don an altogether new action-adventure avatar , with the live action-animated thriller "The Call Of The Wild".
Asset strip, two-phased share sale proposed to make BPCL attractive
  • Asset strip, two-phased share sale proposed to make BPCL attractive(18:44)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) With the aim to attract a larger number of investors to take over public sector oil refiner Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL), the government is looking at further stripping some assets from the parent entity while splitting the share sale plan into two phases.
Twitter video on Vietnamese kids using dead snake as skipping rope
Speculation over Muralitharan becoming Lanka Governor
  • Speculation over Muralitharan becoming Lanka Governor(18:38)
    Colombo, Nov 21 (IANS) Muttiah Muralitharan, the famous Sri Lanka off-spinner of yesteryear, is tipped as a governor of Northern Province following the presidential elections that gave a clear majority to Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a former defence minister of the island nation who in his term defeated Tamil militants headed by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, media reports here said, citing anger in the Tamil minority community.
Harrison Ford is up for new adventure in 'The Call Of The Wild'
  • Harrison Ford is up for new adventure in 'The Call Of The Wild'(18:36)
    Los Angeles, Nov 21 (IANS) Hollywood icon Harrison Ford is all set to go on a new mega adventure on screen. Before you jump to the conclusion that India Jones is back in action, Ford this time has decided to don an altogether new action-adventure avatar , with the live action-animated thriller "The Call Of The Wild".
Sensex & Nifty close lower; Zee gains 12%, BPCL loses 6% (Lead)
  • Sensex & Nifty close lower; Zee gains 12%, BPCL loses 6% (Lead)(18:32)
    Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Dragged down by auto and manufacturing sector stocks, the equity indices ended lower on Thursday. The Sensex ended 76.47 points or 0.19 per cent down at 40,575.17, while the Nifty lost 30.70 points to finish at 11,968.40.
Rajya Sabha marshals drop hats after furore over new dress
Katrina Kaif: Keen on roles that give opportunity to invest
  • Katrina Kaif: Keen on roles that give opportunity to invest(18:26)
    Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif, who has upped her own ante with her performances in films like "Bharat" and "Zero", says she is now keen on taking up roles that will give her the space and opportunity to invest, get her teeth into the character and explore it.
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Sheikh Hasina to watch historic India-B'desh Test match
  • Sheikh Hasina to watch historic India-B'desh Test match(18:24)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is visiting Kolkata on Friday on the request of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the first day-night Test match between India and Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens.
'Bigg Boss 13': Rashami taunts Shehnaz for borrowing clothes
  • 'Bigg Boss 13': Rashami taunts Shehnaz for borrowing clothes(18:22)
    Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) After a testosterone-filled week highlighted by Asim Riaz and Siddharth Shukla's fight, it is now the time for the girls to take out their claws on the upcoming episode of "Bigg Boss 13". Actress Rashami Desai and Punjabi star Shehnaz Gill got into a verbal spat over clothes in the controversial Colors show.
  • Jaypee Infra: Voting on resolution plans likely Dec 8-11(18:22)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Committee of Creditors (CoC) of the Jaypee Infratech (JIL) have planned to start the voting process on the resolution plans for the bankrupt company on December 8 and it would go on till December 11.
Why Delhi's power elite want to visit Ayodhya on Dec 14?
  • Why Delhi's power elite want to visit Ayodhya on Dec 14?(18:14)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) A large group of Delhi's power elite are set to visit Ayodhya on December 14, barely a month after the Supreme Court in a landmark judgement settled the Ayodhya title dispute, once and for all, by giving exclusive rights to Ram Lalla over the disputed land of 2.77 acres. They come from various walks of life but connected with a common thread of taking pride in India's historical "pride".
Aishwarya stresses on timely cleft treatment for kids
  • Aishwarya stresses on timely cleft treatment for kids(18:14)
    Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan emphasises on the necessity of early diagnosis and timely treatment of cleft among children, which, if left unattended, can lead to difficulties in breathing, speaking, eating, ENT infections and other complications.
Govt to refer surrogacy bill to Rajya Sabha Select Committee
  • Govt to refer surrogacy bill to Rajya Sabha Select Committee(18:12)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) With many Rajya Sabha members across party lines suggesting changes in certain provisions of the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019, the government on Thursday agreed to refer the draft legislation to a house Select Committee.
Kolkata civic body to use drone to kill mosquitoes
  • Kolkata civic body to use drone to kill mosquitoes(18:12)
    Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) The Kolkata Municipal Corporation has procured a drone to search and kill mosquito larvae for preventing spread of vector-borne diseases like dengue, chikungunya and malaria, a top official said on Thursday.
Google now lets you buy film tickets through AI-powered Duplex
  • I-League's 13th edition from Nov 30(18:12)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The 13th edition of the Hero I-League was officially launched at a ceremony in here on Thursday. The League will kick-off on November 30 with former champions Mohun Bagan FC and Aizawl FC locking horns at the Rajiv Gandhi stadium in Aizawl, Mizoram.
TN people to perform miracle in Assembly polls: Rajinikanth
Four Indo-Canadian MPs inducted in Trudeau's new Cabinet
Anu Malik steps down as judge from 'Indian Idol'
  • Anu Malik steps down as judge from 'Indian Idol'(18:06)
    Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Music composer Anu Malik has stepped down as judge from the ongoing season 11 of "Indian Idol", after growing outcry against him over allegations of sexual harassment that were levelled by singer Sona Mohapatra.
Meet the JNU profs held captive by their own students
  • Meet the JNU profs held captive by their own students(18:06)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Over the last week, the protest by JNU students not only got shriller but stressed to find resonance in India's political discourse. So much so, Members of Parliament started giving adjournment motions. With visuals of students being beaten by cops, the sympathy leaned towards them. But there's a counter narrative to this as well.
Music band on wheelchairs to perform in Chandigarh
India asks Pak to provide consular access to 2 Indians
1 in 2 smartphones in India sold through online channels
  • 1 in 2 smartphones in India sold through online channels(18:00)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Thanks to new launches and aggressive sell-in ahead of annual online sales like Flipkart's Big Billion and Amazon's Great India festive season sale, every second phone in the country is now sold through online channels, said a new report on Thursday.