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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced 20 years of imprisonment

On Monday at around 2.30 pm, Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced 20 years imprisonment for rape, days following his conviction started violence between his supporters and the police, resulting in killing over 38 people.

On Friday thousands of followers set fire to cars and vandalized property in Haryana, minutes following he was found guilty of sexually assaulting two of his sadhvis. Hours prior Singh was sentenced in Rohtak, mobile internet was cut off, roads barricaded and armed forces manned checkpoints.

CBI judge was flown in a helicopter to sentence the 50-yr-old dera chief known as the “guru in bling” for his penchant for bejeweled costumes.

The rape case was brought next to him following an anonymous letter was sent to then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2002 accusing Godman Ram Rahim of sexually assaulting the sender and several other women in the Dera Sacha Sauda sect.

Car bomb in Afghanistan province, 13 killed

Officials revealed that, on Sunday at least 13 people counting Afghan army personnel and civilians killed and 18 other injured by car bomb in the southern province of Helmand. Omar Zwak, the Helmand governor’s representative who gave death toll, conveyed that the assault took place in a market in Nawa, which witnessed heavy violence in current weeks as administration forces have clash for control with Taliban rebellious.

Afghan forces conveyed in July this year they had retaken Nawa district but there has been instant violence in the area. There was no instant remark from the Taliban, which has continued suicide assaults in Helmand, where it controls much of the area outside the provincial capital Lashkar Gah.

The hospital in Lashkar Gah keep running by the Italian guide aggregate Emergency said it had gotten 3 dead and 19 injured while Bost Hospital, another office, said 10 injured.

The assault comes days after a suicide plane in Lashkar Gah killed no less than seven individuals and injured 40 as the Taliban proceeded with its push to reestablish strict Islamic manage to Afghanistan and drive out outside powers backing the administration in Kabul.

US President Donald Trump a week ago declared a ventured up military battle against Taliban extremists who have made progress consistently in Afghanistan since a NATO-drove coalition finished its fundamental battle mission in 2014.

Director Sanjay Gupta Confirmed The Sequel Of ‘Kante’

The film ‘Kante’ was the bollywood remake of Hollywood’s director Quentin Tarantino 1992 crime drama, Reservoir Dogs. Also it was the first Hindi film to be shot in LA and was also the Film Club’s first investment in a Bollywood project. The actors who worked in Kante movie were Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Suniel Shetty, Mahesh Manjrekar, Lucky Ali and Kumar Gaurav. All of them played the role of six bank robbers who pull off a perfect heist only to discover that one of them is an undercover cop.

Sanjay Gupta, writer-director-producer has confirmed the making of sequel of this 2002 film. Once again Sanjay Dutt will be of the actor in the sequel.

Sanjay Gupta told that, “Kaante was a dream. Sanju and I shared with the late Raju Patel, (a Los Angeles -based producer and owner of Film Club) helped realize. The sequel is definitely happening, but not without Sanju.” It is said that Gupta is keen on Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham for Kaante 2.0.

It was reported that after Patel’s death, Pritish Nandy Communications (the third producer of the original), White Feather Films and Film Club, USA, were all battling for the rights to the film’s sequel. Meanwhile, Gupta rejected the news saying, “I was the writer-director producer of Kaante. We filmed most of the sequences in LA, under Raju Patel’s roof. I have the IPR of the film and I have already spoken about rolling out with Kaante 2 with Raju’s brother, Viju Patel. We’ve agreed that once Sanju is out, we will make the film.”

Further the writer-director, Sanjay Gupta, informed that he has been exchanging letters Dutt who also starred in other films he has directed, including Zinda, Musafir and Shootout At Wadala. They re-united after the two had an argument. Gupta added, “I’ve just finished writing a letter to Sanju. We are very much in touch and still thick. Kaante 2 will happen only once he is out.” He further added that actor Sanjay Dutt is very much aware of his willingness to work with him again.

Pro Kabaddi League: Dabang Delhi’s Fourth Consecutive Victory, Defeated U Mumba


To take revenge of their defeat earlier in the season, Dabang Delhi K.C. beat U Mumba 33-32 on Sunday. Skipper Meraj Sheykh directed his team to victory with a total of 11 raid points, including a Super 10 at the Dome@NSCI SVP Stadium in Mumbai.

Mumbai’s captain cool Anup Kumar also managed 11 points but got a third consecutive loss at home town. The match started with high intensity by U Mumba, who raced into a 5-1 lead three minutes into the match. Successively, Delhi grew into the game with their Iranian stars Abolfazl Maghsodlou and Sheykh who looked lively and busy on the mat.

Bajirao Hodage was another who shone in defence for Delhi and in tandem with Sheykh, who pulled off a two-point raid in the 16th minute, managed to orchestrate an All-Out on Mumbai moments later as they took a 14-11 lead.

Mumbai’s best player, Shrikant Jadhav, executed a swift raid for his team shortly before half-time. He was quickly followed up by Anup’s two-point buzzer raid which made it 17-17 at the break.

Unlike the opening period, Mumbai kept struggling against Maghsodlou after getting off on the right foot in the second half. Maghsodlou was effortlessly picking up raid points in style. Delhi had a slight advantage heading into the final 10 minutes of the contest with the score 22-20 in their favour.

Thanks to a confident Sheykh because of who their lead extended to 27-22. Sheykh seemed pulling off back-to-back successful raids to gradually set up a second All-Out of the match on U Mumba in the 32nd minute.

In the 36th minute courtesy of a two-point raid by Kashiling Adake, Mumbai cut the lead down to three points. However, Sheykh responded with a successful do-or-die raid in the next piece of action to bring up his Super 10.

Sheykh along with his countryman Maghsodlou continued to raid successfully as the match began to slip away from Mumbai. Anup’s two-point raid in the penultimate minute of the encounter made it a two-point game. Delhi’s defence held U Mumba’s nerve and kept their composure to see out the match. Dabang Delhi sentenced U Mumba to their fourth successive defeat.

Nikon D850 Full-Frame DSLR unveiled with 4K Video Support

Japanese manufacturer Nikon has introduced the new Nikon D850 Full-Frame DSLR, the successor to the D810 and will compete with Canon’s EOS 5D Mark IV in the high-end DSLR space. The new Nikon D850 sale starts in September and is priced at $3,299.95 (around Rs. 2,24,300).

Talking about the features, the new camera reaches with a 45.7-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, without any optical low pass filter in order to protect sharpness in photos and also uses Nikon’s EXPEED 5 image processor which allows full resolution 7fps burst shooting. It comprise a wide ISO range of 64-25,600; a 153-point autofocus system with 99 cross-type autofocus points. It has the ability to shoot 4K video at 30fps and 1080p video at 120fps.

The new Nikon D850 camera has a rugged magnesium alloy body which is weather sealed and also has built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for Nikon’s SnapBridge trait, which permit you transfer images from camera to smartphone. It also attains a 3.2-inch, 2.35 million dot resolution display with touchscreen and tilt functionality.

The new camera also reaches with an electronic shutter for live view mode for silent shooting, a choice of three sizes of RAW files, dual memory card slots for XQD and SD cards, backlit buttons, focus peaking read outs for 1080p video or shooting stills in live view mode and 4K video time lapses.