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Bollywood heartthrob Hrithik Roshan on Friday announced that he and his wife Sussanne have parted ways after the latter decided to annul their marriage. "Sussanne has decided to separate from me and end our 17-year relationship. This is a very trying time for the entire family and I request the media and the people to grant us our privacy at this time," said the 39-year-old in a statement.The news has come just a few days before their 13th marriage anniversary. The duo tied the knot on December 20, 2000 post the success of Hrithik's debut film "Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai". They have two sons - Hrehaan and Hridhaan. "I do not wish this news to disempower my fans and the people about the institution of marriage in any way. I am a firm believer in this institution and respect and honour it at the highest level...," he said. Last month Hrithik headed to an undisclosed location abroad for his medical treatment. The "Krrish" star has been suffering bouts of headache. In July this year, he had undergone a brain surgery for removal of a clot at the Hinduja Hospital. "And once again I thank my fans for all the concern and prayers for my health, my treatment is going well and I should be able to resume my life in every way very soon. Thank you," he said.

CRPF creates special skill centre for injured troops

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CRPF creates special skill centre for injured troops

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Centre calls meeting with states on diesel price

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Centre calls meeting with states on diesel price

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UPSC issue will be resolved within a week: Rajnath Singh

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UPSC issue will be resolved within a week: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Amid protests by civil services aspirants against the new UPSC syllabus, the government on Monday said the issue will be resolved within a week."The UPSC issue will be resolved within ...

Disinvestmnent department seeks OFS route to divest in PSUs

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Disinvestmnent department seeks OFS route to divest in PSUs

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Ex-CJI tried his best to elevate corrupt judge, says Katju in blog post

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Ex-CJI tried his best to elevate corrupt judge, says Katju in blog post

New Delhi: Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju Monday again complained of interference in the appointment of judges, saying former chief justice of India KG Balakrishnan tried his best to eleva...

Saharanpur violence under control, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh

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Saharanpur violence under control, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: The Centre on Monday said the situation in violence-hit Saharanpur is fully under control and it is keeping a close eye on it."Saharanpur situation is fully under control. We are keepi...

Libya asks for intl help after oil depot catches fire amid clashes

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Libya asks for intl help after oil depot catches fire amid clashes

Cairo:The Libyan government on Monday appealed for international help after a huge oil depot caught fire amid clashes over the country's international airport in the capital, Tripoli.The interim gover...