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All 4 Bengal ministers arrested by CBI in Narada scam case get bail
A special court granted interim bail to three ministers of Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government and a former Kolkata mayor who were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths earlier on Monday got interim bail. Read more
How did cyclone Tauktae get its name? What does it mean?
Cyclone Tauktae (pronounced as Tau’Te) intensified into a ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ and is approaching the Gujarat coast, leaving a trail of destruction behind. Read more
Ahead of FATF review, Pakistan announces new measures on terror financing
With a little more than a month to go for a review of Pakistan’s counter-terror financing regime by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Islamabad has put measures in place to ensure such offences are investigated by specialised agencies. Read more
Rajnath reviews military’s preparations for cyclone relief; warships on standby
With Tauktae intensifying from a very severe to an extremely severe cyclonic storm, defence minister Rajnath Singh on Monday reviewed the military’s preparations to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to states affected by the cyclone even as warships and rescue teams are on standby for relief work, officials familiar with the development said. Read more
WTC Final against New Zealand will be a big first for Team India in Test cricket
The World Test Championship Final between India and New Zealand at Southampton will be a unique match in the history of Indian cricket. Read more
Ram Gopal Varma, who once praised Kangana Ranaut’s acting, hints his opinions might change
Ram Gopal Varma might have agreed with Kangana Ranaut’s claims about being a more versatile actor than even Hollywood legends such as Meryl Streep in March. However, the filmmaker has hinted that he could take a U-turn on his opinion in the future. Read more
Watch: Stone pelting, baton charge amid TMC protest against CBI in Kolkata