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Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar CM
Jul 27, 2017 14:07 IST
By Neha Mahajan
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what happened: Nitish Kumar became Bihar CM for the sixth time as he joined hands again with the BJP.
what it means: Kumar’s return to NDA will help the BJP-led alliance to win over more regional allies. The move could have a bearing on the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
what next: Political analysts will wait for the next move of RJD chief Lalu Prasad who is in Ranchi for 3 days.
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Neymar cleared in tax evasion case, Brazilian court says
Jul 27, 2017 13:43 IST
By Soumitra Bose
AFP
what happened: Barcelona striker Neymar has been cleared of criminal charges in a long-running tax evasion case.
what it means: Brazil's federal tax office charged Neymar in 2015 with evading 63 million reais ($19.94 million) in taxes due on income earned from Santos and Barcelona soccer clubs and sponsors between 2011-2014.
what next: Neymar could still, however, have to pay substantial sums to Brazil's tax office.
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Caitlyn Jenner opposes Trump's ban on transgenders in army
Jul 27, 2017 13:36 IST
By Nikita Saxena
Instagram/caitlynjenner
what happened: The reality TV actor wrote a blog post, condemning US President's ban on transgenders in US army.
what it means: On Wednesday morning, POTUS tweeted saying transgenders can't serve in the army in any capacity as they entail tremendous military costs for the military. The tweets have drawn severe flak.
what next: It remains to be seen if Trump will acknowledge Jenner's disapproval.
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Kamal Haasan to revive ambitious action-thriller with Saif
Jul 27, 2017 13:13 IST
By Henna Rakheja
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what happened: The actor-filmmaker wants to start work again on the Tamil-Hindi bilingual film Thalaivan Irukkiran.
what it means: Actor Saif Ali Khan is expected to be part of it, with Haasan playing the antagonist. Haasan had planned to write and direct it himself, by basing it on modern-day politics and underworld.
what next: Kamal will soon start working on currently stalled trilingual comedy Sabash Naidu.