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Gov. Dayton orders 35W bridge to be lit purple

The I-35W bridge over the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis will glow purple Friday through Sunday night by orders from Gov. Mark Dayton.

WATCH: Rashtrapati Bhavan lights up before Republic Day

With a week to go for Republic Day, the entire Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi lit up on Friday night. 

NHAI toll plazas to sell food, beverage

Toll plazas run by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will soon have kiosks selling drinking water, tea/coffee, and packaged food for the convenience of highway users, the government said on Friday. “Termed Highway Nest, these kiosks are under construction on both sides at all 372 NHAI run toll plazas,” Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said in a statement. These kiosks will have also toilet facilities, including for the physically challenged. Already two such kiosks have started functioning at toll plazas in Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh. Steps would be taken to provide similar

Will Pad Man benefit after avoiding the clash with Padmaavat at the box office? Here’s what our trade expert has to say

Akshay Kumar’s Pad Man now will lock horns with Aiyaary

Charge: Former student set fires on St. Catherine campus in retaliation against U.S. military intervention

“ ‘You guys are lucky that I don’t know how to build a bomb because I would have done that,’ ” Tnuza Hassan allegedly said.

Surgical strike, building toilets, DBT is Rashtra-niti: Smriti Irani

Pune, Jan 19: Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani said that building toilets for girls, transfer of subsidies into the bank accounts of the poor through DBT and the surgical strike across the LoC are examples of “Rashtra-niti” and not

Shalom Bollywood: When ex flames Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Vivek Oberoi shared the same frame!

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shared a selfie with Bollywood stars…

Anandiben set to become Madhya Pradesh governor

Former Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel is set to become the governor of Madhya Pradesh. She will replace Om Prakash Kohli who is holding the additional charge of Madhya Pradesh. Kohli is the governor of Gujarat. A formal announcement about her appointment is expected in a day or two. Anandiben refused to comment. “I have no idea about anything as yet. Please forgive me,” she said when cornered by mediapersons at a function on Friday evening. Anandiben’s name for the governor’s post had been doing the rounds after the Gujarat Assembly polls got over last month. She had opted out of the p

UP CM Yogi Adityanath calls for modernisation of madarsas

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday called for modernisation of the Madarsas` imparting education to children of the minority community.

TN hikes bus fares after six years, says move inevitable

Chennai, Jan 19: After a hiatus of six years, Tamil Nadu government today hiked the fares of buses under State run transport corporations and private entities approximately by 20 to 54.54 per cent, saying it was inevitable. Significantly, the

Donations rocket past $200,000 for Saints punter’s charity and Children’s Minnesota

Punter Thomas Morstead will deliver the money to Children’s Minnesota during Super Bowl week.

Did you know? It was Aditya Chopra who gave the title to Rani Mukerji’s come back film ‘Hichki’

Hichki is to hit the theatres in February this year…

Padmaavat row: Karni Sena warns CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi against entering Jaipur

Prasoon Joshi will not be allowed to enter the city during the Jaipur Literature Festival

RSS worker hacked to death in Kannur

An RSS activist was on Friday hacked to death by a gang of unidentified men near Peravoor in Kannur district. The deceased, identified as Shyamprasad (24), was a native of Kannavam in the district and the student of an Indian Technical Institute in Kakkayangad. Four men have been detained from neighbouring Wayanad district in connection with the killing. Speaking with DH, P Sathyaprakash, BJP Kannur district president, alleged  that the murder was executed by activists of the Social Democratic Party of India. A police officer told DH that it was a “political killing” but refused to confirm po

Would’ve faced problem if Padmaavat and PadMan released on same date: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Friday thanked actor Akshay Kumar for postponing the release of his upcoming film PadMan, giving the director’s controversy-ridden Padmaavat a solo opening on January 25. Speaking to media, Bhansali said,”Padmaavat has been made after facing

Ex-Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel appointed Madhya Pradesh Governor

76-year-old Patel was the Gujarat CM from 2014, when incumbent Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister, to August 2016.