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Jan 16, 2017-Monday
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Donald Trump slams Saturday Night Live
Jan 16, 2017 18:34 IST
By Samarth Goyal
what happened: Donald Trump has slammed the late-night live television sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live.
what it means: The newly elected American President tweeted, "@NBCNews is bad but Saturday Night Live is the worst of NBC. Not funny, cast is terrible, always a complete hit job. Really bad television!"
what next: Saturday Night Live's next episode to be aired on January 21 will be hosted by comedian Aziz Ansari
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26 to hang for Bangladesh abductions and murders
Jan 16, 2017 18:24 IST
By Aniruddha Dhar
what happened: A Bangladeshi court sentenced 26 people to death in a seven-murder case in Narayanganj area in 2014.
what it means: The bodies were found in a river, three days after witnesses reported seeing some people being bundled into the back of a van outside a stadium. RAB commander Tarek Sayeed is one of the convicts.
what next: Twenty-three of the convicted were present in the court, but the other 12 are still at large.
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Shahid's brother Ishaan to debut opposite Deepika Padukone?
Jan 16, 2017 18:23 IST
By Monika Rawal
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what happened: Shahid Kapoor's brother Ishaan Khattar will debut in Majid Majidi's English film Floating Gardens.
what it means: Ishaan plays actor Deepika Padukone's brother in the film, being directed by Majidi, an acclaimed Iranian filmmaker. Ishaan was an assistant director on the sets of Udta Punjab (2016).
what next: Interestingly, Deepika will be seen sharing screen space with Shahid Kapoor, too, in Padmavati.
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Delhi police arrests Ghaziabad gangster wanted for murder
Jan 16, 2017 18:16 IST
By Karn Pratap Singh
Delhi Police
what happened: A 31-year-old member of UP's Khurvesh Pehalwan gang was arrested last week by the crime branch.
what it means: Dharmendra was wanted for the murder of his rival, Gullu Jat, whose charred body was found in a forest in Ghaziabad in 2013. He had been hiding in Delhi since then.
what next: UP police will secure Dharmendra's custody to quiz him and probe his involvement in other cases.