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Key plotter of Dhaka terror attack arrested

Dhaka , July 28

A militant who planned last year's deadly terror attack in Dhaka and and carried arms for it was arrested in the country's Natore district on Friday morning, the police said.

Jeremy Renner's movie vow

Los Angeles , July 28

Actor Jeremy Renner says he won't make another movie unless he can work with filmmaker Taylor Sheridan again.

In Mumbai, TB deaths spark data dispute between BMC, NGO

New Delhi

Mumbai: India's richest municipal corporation has denied nonprofit Praja Foundation's assessment -- made from the corporation's own data -- that 18 people die of tuberculosis every day, even as Praja Foundation claims the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has no way of knowing if the assessment is wrong because it cannot access its own death-related data ever since it moved to a new software.

SC notice to BCCI on e-auction of IPL's media rights

New Delhi , July 28

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the BCCI on BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's plea to seek an e-auction of the media rights for the Indian Premier League (IPL) for more transparency.

Witherspoon, Aniston to star in TV series

Los Angeles , July 28
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Actresses Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon are teaming up for an upcoming new television series that will focus on a New York morning show.

Make your food bloom this season with edible flowers

New Delhi , July 28

People love flowers for their fragrance, colour and texture and just the fact that they can ease your nerves by simply looking at them. Now, you have one more reason to stare at those pretty ferns and petals and thats food.

Sharif steps down as Pakistan PM

Islamabad , July 28
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Nawaz Sharif on Friday stepped down as Prime Minister of Pakistan after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding office in the Panama Papers case.

Scope exists for consolidating GST rates: Asim Dasgupta

Kolkata , July 28
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Former West Bengal Finance Minister Asim Dasgupta, who chaired the Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers that prepared the first draft of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) framework in 2009, says there is "scope for consolidating existing GST rates" to improve the present structure and suggests the highest slab of 28 per cent be brought down to 18.