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City BJP meeting to discuss governance in Mumbai
Apr 24, 2017 14:41 IST
By Surendra Gangan
HT Photo
what happened: BJP's Mumbai executive committee to meet on Monday to discuss city governance issues.
what it means: The meeting to be held in Sion will emphasise on transparent governance in the Shiv Sena ruled civic body. It will also pass resolutions on party's expectations from the State govt and the BMC.
what next: City BJP corporators are likely to be given responsibilities to ensure good governance in civic body
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Lady Gaga describes Diana as 'just another dead blonde'
Apr 24, 2017 13:51 IST
By Akshay Kaushal
Hindustan Times
what happened: She dubbed late Princess Diana 'just another dead blonde' among lyrics about eating disorders.
what it means: This comes just days after she hit headlines for communicating with Prince William via FaceTime to discuss the Heads Together campaign to raise awareness about mental health.
what next: Gaga lashed out at critics, saying that her intentions were pure and she didn't mean to hurt anyone.
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Giant smoke bombs interrupt PSV vs AFC Ajax match
Apr 24, 2017 13:38 IST
By Leslie Xavier
AFP
what happened: A billowing cloud of black smoke from smoke bombs interrupted the PSV Eindhoven vs AFC Ajax match.
what it means: Dozens of people scattered to take refuge at the Philips Stadion in Eindhoven. The incident, during the Eredivisie match won by PSV on Sunday, left several fans with breathing and eye problems.
what next: A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of letting off the smoke bombs, said reports.
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Three X Men films to release next year
Apr 24, 2017 13:00 IST
By Samarth Goyal
YouTube
what happened: New Mutants, Deadpool 2 and X Men: Dark Phoenix are all set to release next year.
what it means: New Mutants will see first batch of mutants graduating from Charles Xavier's school, in Deadpool 2 the superhero will be against Cable (Josh Brolin) and Dark Phoenix will portray Jean Grey's origins.
what next: The three films will release in April, June and November respectively.
  • Jharkhand’s Aadhaar breach: India needs a strong data protection law
    Apr 24, 2017 14:30 IST

    It is ironic that a technological solution that could have plugged India’s porous welfare delivery system — and saved the State huge amount of funds — is itself proving to be extremely leaky. On Saturday, thanks to a programming error, names, addresses, Aadhaar numbers and bank...read more

  • Look at the issue clearly, farmer suicides are driven more by psychology than economics
    Apr 24, 2017 12:25 IST

    As another hot summer with drought looms, its the season of distress in vast tracts of the country. Farmers in the various dryland crop areas of the country are once again facing financial collapse and destitution. Cattle are no longer tradable and with the huge fodder and water scarcity, the...read more

    Mohan Guruswamy
  • There is such a thing as too much money
    Apr 24, 2017 06:55 IST

    Newsrooms, including the one I am part of, are deeply, sometimes obsessively interested in the funding rounds of start-ups.

    Sure, deal stories are always interesting, and the staple on which a newsroom focused on business and economics makes its name, but I have always believed that it is...read more

    R. Sukumar