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Is Alia Bhatt-Ranbir Kapoor to get engaged post Brahmastra?

Deepika Padukone-Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas, Sonam Kapoor-Anand Ahuja are enjoying their marital bliss. To add the bandwagon are the lovebirds of the town — Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. Yes, you heard it right! Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor’s dreamy romance is taking the next logical step. The couple started dating almost a year-and-half ago and ever since there ...

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Alphabet board sued on allegations of sexual misconduct cover-up

Two shareholder lawsuits filed this week accused the board of Google parent Alphabet Inc of playing a direct role in covering up sexual misconduct claims against two former executives over the last five years. The company declined to comment. Both of the lawsuits seek to force Google to change its governance and oversight to stop future workplace conduct issues. They ...

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Isolation greets Maduro’s new term as Venezuela’s president

photo: Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro makes a victory sign during his swearing-in ceremony at the Supreme Court in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Jan 10, 2019. Venezuela, Jan 11 : President Nicolas Maduro celebrated the start to a second term as Venezuela’s leader Thursday, but his world got smaller as countries seized upon the inauguration to cut back diplomatic ties, reject his ...

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50MW Kaptai Lake solar project awaits ADB fund approval

Kaptai Lake. File photo Dhaka, Jan 11 : The Power Division is now waiting for a positive note from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) about its financing to implement a 50MW floating solar project in the Kaptai Lake, official sources said. “We’ve heard the executive board of the donor agency [ADB] has approved a financing proposal in this regard. But, ...

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Without Messi, Barcelona loses to Levante in Copa del Rey

Photo: Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez, left, duels for the ball with Levante midfielder Moses, right, during the la Copa del Rey round of 16 first leg soccer match at Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia, Spain, Thursday Jan. 10, 2019. Madrid, Jan 11 : Barcelona could not overcome the absence of Lionel Messi and other regular starters on Thursday, losing ...

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Las Vegas police seeking soccer star’s DNA in rape case

Photo: Ronaldo is being asked by police in the U.S. to provide a DNA sample in an ongoing investigation of a Nevada woman’s allegation that he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009, the soccer star’s lawyer in Las Vegas said Thursday, Jan 10, 2019. Las Vegas, Jan 11 : Cristiano Ronaldo is being asked by police ...

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Disguised gunmen kill four volunteers guarding Thai school

Attackers disguised as state security staff have killed four paramilitary volunteers guarding a school in conflict-hit southern Thailand, police said. The gunmen approached the armed territorial defence volunteers at the school in Pattani province and shot them dead shortly before noon Thursday, Wicha Nupannoi, police lieutenant colonel, was quoted as saying by The Associated Press news agency. They seized four ...

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Brexit: Japan’s PM says ‘wish of whole world’ to avoid no-deal

The “whole world” wants the UK to avoid a no-deal Brexit, Japan’s PM has claimed, after talks with Theresa May. Shinzo Abe pledged “total support” for the withdrawal agreement she has negotiated with the EU, which faces a crunch vote in the Commons on Tuesday. Mrs May has been speaking to Labour MPs and union leaders in a bid to ...

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Grisly Mexican gang battle near US border leaves 21 dead

The charred remains of 21 people killed in a suspected gang battle have been found in a Mexican border town, just over the river from where U.S. President Donald Trump was seeking to win support on Thursday for his plan to build a border wall. Officials in the notoriously violent border state of Tamaulipas said they were investigating the incident, ...

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16 Rohingyas held in Cumilla

Photo: 16 Rohingyas are arrested from Bagra in Brahmanpara upazila on Thursday, Jan 10, 2019. Cumilla, Jan 11 : Police arrested 16 Rohingyas from Bagra in Brahmanpara upazila on Thursday. The arrestees are Hamida Begum, 60, Sabbir Ahmed, 30, Sabbir’s wife Hasina Begum, 30, Sabbir’s four children—Jabed, 12, Saber, 10, Majid, 6 and Sadek, 2, Hamid Nur, 25, Hamid’s wife ...

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