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Am shocked, says Manipur’s ex-maharaja on ‘govt-in-exile’ move by dissidents
Manipur’s erstwhile king Leishemba Sanajaoba on Wednesday distanced himself from statements by two leaders who announced the launch of the ‘Manipur Government in exile’ in London. In a video message released early on Wednesday, Leishemba Sanajaoba said he first heard about this news when he returned after attending a local function. He was “totally shocked” to hear this development. Read more.
Even as it sparred with the Bharatiya Janata Party over power sharing in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday questioned the Central Government’s decision to allow a European Union (EU) delegation to visit Kashmir to see first-hand the ground situation there following the scrapping of Article 370, which gave Jammu & Kashmir special status. Read more.
Murshalim Sheikh spoke to his daughter in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district on Saturday, promising to be home soon. Two days later, on Tuesday, militants barged into his room in Kulgam’s Katrasoo village in Kashmir, dragged him and five others out and shot them dead. Read more.
After confirming that Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan has been banned from all forms of cricket for two years with one year of that suspended, ICC released details of conversations between the Bangladesh all-rounder and a bookie named Deepak Aggarwal. Read more.
Actor Shah Rukh Khan turned hero in real life when he saved the life of Aishwarya Rai’s manager at Amitabh Bachchan’s recent Diwali party on Sunday. According to a report in mid-day, publicist Archana Sadanand’s lehenga caught fire at the party and Shah Rukh was the one to put the fire out. Read more.
The 2019 Governers Awards held on October 27 saw Hollywood A-listers namely, Scarlett Johansson, Charlize Theron, Laura Dern, Isabella Rossellini, and Kyle MacLachlan, Tom Hanks, America Ferrera, Regina King, Greta Gerwig, Adam Driver and Joanne Tucker, Jon Hamm and Olivia Wilde, Idina Menzel among others, at their fashionable best. See photos here.