QWrap: Abu Salem, 5 Others Convicted; Arunabh Resigns as TVF CEO

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1. 1993 Mumbai Blasts: Abu Salem Among 6 Convicted, One Acquitted

A special TADA court on Friday convicted six people, including mastermind Mustafa Dossa and extradited gangster Abu Salem, in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case – 24 years after the attacks left 257 people dead. It, however, acquitted Abdul Quayyum, the seventh accused.

All the seven accused were facing multiple charges which included criminal conspiracy, waging war against the Government of India and murder. Read the whole story here.

2. Arunabh Kumar Steps Down as TVF CEO, Dhawal Gusain Takes Over

Arunabh Kumar has stepped down as the CEO of web entertainment firm The Viral Fever (TVF) barely months after Mumbai police booked him on charges of sexual harassment.

Arunabh Kumar posted the news on Twitter with an open letter, saying his initial response to the charges was “instinctive”. Read the full story here.

3. Watch: 5 Highlights of India’s Semi-Final Win Against Bangladesh

India thrashed Bangladesh on Thursday evening to set up a Champions Trophy final against Pakistan.

The defending champions put up yet another “complete” performance to reach their four title clash in the tournament’s eight editions.

Before we start looking forward to the upcoming final on Sunday, here’s a glimpse of India’s 9-wicket semi-final victory in five videos.

4. Super Singh Review: Diljit Dosanjh Is Super Singh’s Only Saving Grace

Diljit Dosanjh is on a roll. After the success of Udta Punjab and the lavish praise for Phillauri, it’s no wonder his Punjabi film, Super Singh, is creating waves. Super Singh brings us a turbaned superhero who seeks to join the ranks of Spider-Man and Batman.

Read the whole review here.

5. 50 Days of ‘Baahubali 2’: Prabhas Starrer Rakes in Rs 2000 Crore

Filmmaker SS Rajamouli's magnum opus Baahubali 2: The Conclusion celebrates its 50th day of run in cinemas on Friday. The film is still running to packed houses in over 1,000 screens in the country.

In an official poster released by the makers, it has been mentioned that the film celebrates its 50th day run in 1,050 screens across the country. Read the whole story here.

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