MS Dhoni and Sushant Singh Rajput
Pictured: MS Dhoni and Sushant Singh RajputVarinder Chawla

 Here are a few stories from International Business Times India to start your day with.

1. India, Russia to hold joint military drills in Russian Far East

"Indra 2016," the annual military exercise between Indian and Russian forces, has been confirmed to begin on Sept. 22 and will end on Oct. 2. The exercise is to be held in the Russian Far East. Read more...

2. 3-day petrol pump strike in Bengaluru from Sept. 16? Police say no bandh of any kind, but Sec 144 in place till Sept. 25

Rumours have been doing the rounds on WhatsApp that a 3-day long petrol pump strike will be held in Bengaluru, formerly called Bangalore, from Sept. 16. However, the Bengaluru City Police have rubbished the rumours and confirmed that there is no strike or bandh in the city on Friday. Read more...

3. East Bengal win Calcutta Football League 2016; create history again

Indian football giants East Bengal wrote their name in history once again by lifting the seventh consecutive Calcutta Football League (CFL) title on Thursday. The Red and Golds achieved the feat after getting past Mohammedan Sporting 1-0 at the Kalyani Stadium. Read more...

4. MS Dhoni is 80% actor, says Sushant Singh Rajput [Video]

Sept. 30 marks the official release of the biopic on cricketer MS Dhoni -- "MS Dhoni: The Untold Story" -- where Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput of "Kai Po Che!" fame plays the role of the veteran Indian cricket team star. As part of the film's promotion ahead of its release, Sushant shot a short ad film with Dhoni. Read more...

5. 'Pink' movie review by audience

Director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury's Bollywood movie "Pink", starring Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Andrea Tariang, has garnered positive reviews from the audience. Read more...

 

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