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    • Lottery ticket
      Last update: 12:56 GMT 12.02.2020
      12:56 GMT 12.02.2020

      Luck Shines Bright on Debt-Ridden Indian Worker Who Turned Millionaire Overnight

      New Delhi (Sputnik): The odds of winning the first prize jackpot in India are pretty feeble, one in 13,983,816, but it’s hard to predict how and when fortune decides to favour risk-takers.

    •   Delhi, view from Jamma Masjid
      Last update: 12:29 GMT 12.02.2020
      12:29 GMT 12.02.2020

      Family With Three Young Children Found Dead in Delhi House

      New Delhi (Sputnik): In a separate case earlier this month, four members of a family were found dead in their home in Uttar Pradesh. The incident had come to light when the family hadn’t left their house by noon. Neighbours later peeped inside the house to find them dead.

    • Karan Johar
      Last update: 12:22 GMT 12.02.2020
      12:22 GMT 12.02.2020

      Thank You for Being You: Bollywood’s Karan Johar Thanks Shah Rukh as Their Film Turns 10 Years

      New Delhi (Sputnik): “My Name is Khan”, released in 2010, is an emotional story of a man suffering from Asperger’s Syndrome. He is on his way to meet the US president to tell him that “his name is Khan and he is not a terrorist”. The film, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in the lead roles, has turned 10 years old.

    • Meray Paas Tum Ho
      Last update: 11:51 GMT 12.02.2020
      11:51 GMT 12.02.2020

      Pakistani TV Show May Face Legal Suit For Being ‘Misogynistic’ - Report

      New Delhi (Sputnik): “Meray Paas Tum Ho” (I Have You) is a Pakistani tragic romance drama directed by Nadeem Baig. The show stars Humayun Saeed, Ayeza Khan, and Adnan Siddiqui in the lead roles and depicts the story of an ordinary couple Danish and Mehwish who have different needs and mindset that causes them to drift apart.

    • Hafiz Saeed, the leader of the Islamic State terror group in Afghanistan
      Last update: 11:40 GMT 12.02.2020
      11:40 GMT 12.02.2020

      Pakistan Convicts Hafiz Saeed in Terror Financing Case

      New Delhi (Sputnik): Saeed was arrested on several occasions between 2000 and 2018, but not once was a case registered against him under Pakistan’s anti-terror law. However, the Imran Khan government started taking stern action against terror outfits last year in view of surging global pressure to act against terrorism.

    • Hooded man
      Last update: 09:51 GMT 12.02.2020
      09:51 GMT 12.02.2020

      Indian Minister Alleges Hub of Islamic Seminary is Breeding Ground for Terrorists

      New Delhi (Sputnik): Islamic Seminary Darul Uloom Deoband, named after the city of the same name in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, is one of the most influential religious seminaries in the world, with a huge following in Pakistan and Bangladesh, besides India.

    • Rock-Paper-Scissor
      Last update: 09:00 GMT 12.02.2020
      09:00 GMT 12.02.2020

      ‘Rock-Paper-Scissors’ is ICC's Funny Idea to Declare Winners in Tied Matches

      New Delhi (Sputnik): The global governing body for cricket -- International Cricket Council (ICC) -- makes it a point to keep blowing the pressure off with some humour on Twitter. From sharing memes to re-tweeting funny cricket posts from random people, the ICC seems to ensure a point to keep the laughter quotient switched on.

    • Cow
      Last update: 08:35 GMT 12.02.2020
      08:35 GMT 12.02.2020

      Indian Research Institute to Sell Cow Urine to Help Farmers

      New Delhi (Sputnik): In Indian tradition the cow is equated with a mother figure and its urine is believed to be a panacea for many illnesses. According to traditional Indian healthcare practitioners cow urine is a divine medicine to treat diabetes, blood pressure, asthma, heart attacks, and even blocked arteries.

    • Pasanga is the song for the Tamil song  Americas Got Galent
      Last update: 08:34 GMT 12.02.2020
      08:34 GMT 12.02.2020

      Indian Dance Troupe Sets 'America’s Got Talent' Stage on Fire, Reaches Finals With Standing Ovation

      New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian dance group from Mumbai “V Unbeatable” successfully made it to the finals of reality TV show "America's Got Talent" last year but crashed out after nearly getting hold of the trophy. But they received international acclaim and rose to fame with standing ovations and thunderous applause from the judges.

    • Utensils placed on a mud wall shelf adorned with Bollywood film star posters are seen in a room owned by a cotton picker's family in Meeran Pur village, north of Karachi November 23, 2014
      Last update: 07:59 GMT 12.02.2020
      07:59 GMT 12.02.2020

      Bad is the New Good: Bollywood Heroes Opt for Grey Roles


      New Delhi (Sputnik): Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s antagonist roles during the start of his career in the 1990s truly paved his way forward. From playing a character who murders his girlfriend in “Baazigar”, stalker/obsessed lovers in “Daar” and “Anjam” or his impeccable portrayal in “Don”, initially gave his fans nightmares.

    • Police personnel patrol the village  in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh (File)
      Last update: 07:04 GMT 12.02.2020
      07:04 GMT 12.02.2020

      Indian Cop Thrashes Wife For Objecting to His Alleged Extramarital Affair – Video

      New Delhi (Sputnik): Since India’s top court ruled that adultery was no longer a crime in 2018, the number of people cheating on their partners has increased considerably. According to a newspaper report, nearly a million Indians cheat on their significant others through online mobile applications.

    • An Indian national flag is pictured before the arrival of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (unseen) at the Palam Air Force station in New Delhi on January 24, 2020.
      Last update: 06:36 GMT 12.02.2020
      06:36 GMT 12.02.2020

      Delhi Shootout: Newly Elected Lawmaker Wasn’t Target, say City Police

      New Delhi (Sputnik): The regional Aam Admi Party (AAP) received a landslide mandate on Tuesday (11 February) for a third term in succession. In the 70-member state legislature, AAP won 62 seats with the remainder going to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and decimating the national opposition Indian National Congress once again.

    • A man holds the flags of India and the U.S. while people take part in the 35th India Day Parade in New York August 16, 2015.
      Last update: 20:35 GMT 11.02.2020
      20:35 GMT 11.02.2020

      Trade, Defence, and Politics to Dominate Trump India Visit - Gov't Sources


      New Delhi (Sputnik): India and the US will discuss a range of issues during President Donald Trump’s maiden visit later this month, including lingering trade and defence sales. Regarding the 24-25 February visit, the Indian Foreign Ministry said it could be an opportunity “to review progress in bilateral ties and strengthen strategic partnership”.

    • India's Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram waits for arrival of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before their meeting at Abe's official residence in Tokyo Monday, April 1, 2013
      Last update: 18:11 GMT 11.02.2020
      18:11 GMT 11.02.2020

      BJP Can Be Defeated in Every State - Indian Ex-Finance Minister Chidambaram

      New Delhi (Sputnik): The results of the 70-seat Delhi Assembly elections were declared on Tuesday and established that the governing Aam Aadmi Party’s work has been rewarded by the electorate, while the of nationalism of the opposition BJP was negated. Congress, meanwhile, has been pushed into irrelevance, with zero seats in the national capital.

    • Bollywood actors Kartik Aaryan (L) and Sara Ali Khan (R) pose for photographs during the trailer launch of the upcoming romantic drama Hindi film 'Love Aaj Kal' in Mumbai on January 17, 2020
      Last update: 14:45 GMT 11.02.2020
      14:45 GMT 11.02.2020

      Film Censor Board Axes Lovemaking Scenes from Bollywood Movie ‘Love Aaj Kal’

      New Delhi (Sputnik): The second edition of the much-anticipated Bollywood film "Love Aaj Kal", featuring the smoking hot pair Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan, has made headlines for its on-screen romance and chemistry. The movie, slated to hit the cinemas on St Valentine’s Day, has been passed with an Unrestricted Adult certificate (U/A).

    • This is how he says he’ll fight the coronavirus
      Last update: 13:24 GMT 11.02.2020
      13:24 GMT 11.02.2020

      'That’s How He’ll Fight Coronavirus': Indian Billionaire Shares Clip of Asian Kid Doing Martial Arts

      New Delhi (Sputnik): The novel coronavirus that originated in China in December 2019 is rapidly spreading around the world. As of now, 43,105 cases of the virus have been confirmed globally, and 1,018 deaths have been recorded.

    • Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif , center, performs during the 20th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019
      Last update: 13:19 GMT 11.02.2020
      13:19 GMT 11.02.2020

      Delhi Elections 2020: Netizens Celebrate AAP Win as Bollywood Star Katrina Kaif Sweeps in Video

      New Delhi (Sputnik): The Aam Admi Party (AAP) in India’s national capital Delhi is set to form a government for a third successive term, with a clear mandate in the elections to the state legislature, defeating the nationally governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition Indian National Congress.

    • Indian students perform a play during a protest against sexual violence against women in Ahmadabad, India, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019
      Last update: 13:13 GMT 11.02.2020
      13:13 GMT 11.02.2020

      Indian Shelter Home Mass Sexual Assault Case: Bihar NGO Owner Awarded Life Imprisonment

      New Delhi (Sputnik): In 2018, reports claimed that around 35 girls had been sexually exploited and that 11 of them were allegedly murdered at an NGO-run shelter home in India’s Bihar state after bundles of bones were found. The case sparked nationwide outrage, prompting the government to make its top probe agency, the CBI, investigate it.

    • India and Pakistan flags
      Last update: 12:48 GMT 11.02.2020
      12:48 GMT 11.02.2020

      ‘India has Won in Match Against Pakistan’: Politician From Delhi’s Ruling AAP Sweeping Polls – Video

      New Delhi (Sputnik): As the Aam Admi Party continues its winning streak in the 2020 Delhi election, leading with 61 out of 70 seats and BJP with 9, its senior leader has made a counterattack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The latter derided its main opponent AAP's chief as a “terrorist” and the “Delhi election as an India-Pak” match.

    • French lab scientists at Pasteur Institute in Paris
      Last update: 12:45 GMT 11.02.2020
      12:45 GMT 11.02.2020

      Indian National Diagnosed With Coronavirus in United Arab Emirates

      New Delhi (Sputnik): The deadly coronavirus that broke out in Hubei province in China has wreaked havoc across the country by infecting some 42,638 people and killing 1,016, according figures released by Chinese health officials. Confirmed cases of the infection have been diagnosed across numerous countries.