• Amitabh Bachchan’s UNEXPECTED Reaction Over Censor Board Bans Udta Punjab

    Mega Star Amitabh Bachchan on Friday spoke in the support of Censor Board who has been in light for its unreasonable censorship. Censor board who gave 40 cuts to Udta Punjab, faced lot of criticism. In their support Amitabh Bachchan said, that their are some rules made by government and the censor board has to abide by those rules.

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  • Arnab Goswami-style journalism is killing the essence of debates

    On the Monday edition of Times Now's show The Newshour, editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami referred to journalist Asad Ashraf as a 'cover for the Indian Mujahideen'. The following is Asad's own take on that particular situation and the present state of journalism as a whole: As I sit to write this piece, images from the day Arnab Goswami called me a 'cover for the Indian Mujahideen' in his studio, return to my mind. If it's merely the thought of being called a terrorist that scares me, I wonder what it would be like for those who are implicated in cases of terrorism on false charges. The takeaway from the events of that day not only jolt me, but also present a very grim picture of the time in which

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  • I Didn't Invite You! Watch Katrina Lash Out at the Paps Collected At The Airport!

    We saw Katrina Kaif return from her Morocco shoot yesterday. The Jagga Jasoos heroine of Ranbir Kapoor was welcomed by a flurry of clicking cameras and shutterbugs. However, Katrina did not pose or wave at the shutterbugs and rushed to her car. Her bodyguards did not let the media persons approach her. When Kat was about to get into her car, the paps quizzed her saying, “Bulaya kyon?” (why did you call us?) to which Katrina replied, “Maine Nahi bulaya” (I didn’t invite you").

  • Dirty Details of Kamya Punjabi-Karan Patel Split: Two-timing, Obscene Photos, Alcohol & Depression

    Sordid tale of unrequited love. Was he at her house even last month?

  • Akshay Kumar surprises Housefull 3 team with an impromptu lunch treat

    Akshay Kumar and the team of Housefull 3 including Abhishek Bachchan, Riteish Deshmukh, Jacqueline Fernandez, Nargis Fakhri and Lisa Haydon are having a great time promoting their upcoming film. "It was a spontaneous idea that struck Akshay while the Housefull 3 Team was visiting Delhi.

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  • Here Is How Mommy Gauri Khan Wished AbRam On His Birthday

    Today is Abram Khan's birthday and he is the third child of Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan. Aryan Khan is the elder brother, then comes Suhana and the youngest is Abram. Today being Abram's birthday he is obviously trending on social media, but what garnered our attention was how mommy Gauri Khan wished him on Social media.

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  • African rulers of India: That part of our history we choose to forget

    “When your family has been ruling for hundreds of years, people still call you by the title of Nawab,” says Nawab Reza Khan, tenth Nawab of Sachin as he traces his family’s regal history. Eventually, they conquered the fort at Janjira and later occupied Sachin and ruled over their own kingdoms. The Nawab of Sachin is a personified remnant of a glorious African past in India.

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  • The ‘Joint Operation’ by Mars-Saturn-Rahu-Ketu before Sep ’16 will create more troubles for Sonia

    The Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi and her political career have never been free of controversies. But the gritty leader has remained unaffected by all the troubles and still continues to reign supreme in the grand old party. Let's get to know how things may shape up for her in the near future.

  • Kerala: Woman gets 25 years jail for 2007 sex racket

    A Kottayam court Friday sentenced a woman to 25 years in jail and five others to prison terms ranging from four to six years in a 2007 case, in which a minor died of AIDS after suffering sexual abuse for 10 months. According to the prosecution, prime accused Lizzy Tomy, who was the victim’s aunt, took her from her home in Poovarani village after offering her work as a domestic aide at her place.

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  • In Jaipur, a Pakistani girl faces big test: How to take medical exam

    TWO YEARS after her parents moved from Sindh province to Jaipur in an effort to escape alleged religious persecution in Pakistan, as also to make their daughter a doctor, 20-year-old Mashal is seeing her dream fall apart — bit by bit. If the CBSE class XII results announced last week was a time of celebration for the family, with Mashal scoring 91 per cent, the days in the immediate aftermath are back to being tense. According to Mashal’s doctor-parents, they decided to quit their jobs in Sindh and move to India after the Narendra Modi government came to power at the Centre.

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  • Oh No! CID Raids On The Sets Of Kapil Sharma Show

    No we are not talking about the real CID team. From the famous dialogue ‘Kuch to Gabad Hai’ to Daya darwaza todh do, these dialogues are just there in our mind 24*7.So this definitely a good news for both Kapil Sharma and CID fans. ACP Pradyuman, Daya and Abhijeet will be seen raiding the sets of The Kapil Sharma Show .

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  • PM Modi wishes Nawaz Sharif ahead of his open-heart surgery

    New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended his wishes to his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, who is in London for medical check-up and will undergo an open-heart surgery on Tuesday. Prime Minister Sharif left for London on May 22 and was scheduled to return home Friday but postponed his return following medical reports suggesting the procedure, The Express Tribune reported.

  • The Weekend Eater: What to eat in Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai

    If you’ve partied hard on Friday, a festival that encourages you to eat healthy maybe just what the doctor ordered. Sattvik food festivals, with a spread that includes grains such as jowar and bajra that are not normally part of our diet, are suddenly all the rage and Bengaluru sees one this weekend. In Delhi, find out what a “mixto” is and learn how to roll your own sushi in Mumbai.

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  • I apologise: Farooq Abdullah

    Amritsar, May 28 (ANI): "I apologise," said National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah on Saturday after drawing flaks from several quarters for talking over phone during the national anthem at Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee's swearing-in ceremony as the West Bengal Chief Minister. "I didn't intend to disrespect the nation by my actions, I was standing for the national anthem, but if it offended anyone, I am sorry," Farooq told reporters. "Farooq has always kept his life for the nation.

  • Spellers from Texas, N.Y. state battle to tie in U.S. Spelling Bee

    By Ian Simpson NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (Reuters) - Nihar Janga, a fifth-grader from Austin, Texas, and Jairam Hathwar, a seventh-grader from Painted Post, New York, were named co-champions of the U.S. Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday after battling 25 rounds head to head. The late-night duel twice saw Nihar, 11, fail to capitalize on mistakes by Jairam, 13, and claim the title outright. "I'm just speechless," Jairam told reporters after the contest that was televised on cable network ESPN and repeatedly saw the audience in a hotel ballroom burst into cheers.

  • Now, a choice to opt out of rail food; 45-day trial on two Rajdhanis and Shatabdis

    Four decades after the first Rajdhani Express made food a compulsory facility of premium train travel in India, passengers are finally going to get the choice to not eat railway food — and not pay for it either — served on such trains. To begin with, the 45-day trial will be carried out on the Patna Rajdhani, the Delhi-Mumbai August Kranti Rajdhani, the Pune-Secunderabad Shatabdi and the Howrah-Puri Shatabdi. Complaints over food constitute majority of the negative feedback from Railway passengers.

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  • Renault to up Kwid production as demand soars

    Hrithik Kiran Bagade, Bengaluru, May 27, 2016, DHNS French automaker Renault — buoyed by the grand success of its small hatch Kwid in India, and in a bid to cater to the growing demand — has decided to ramp up production capacity for the car. Talking to Deccan Herald here on Thursday, Renault India Country Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Sumit Sawhney said, “Since the Kwid’s launch in the latter part of last year, we have received 1,25,000 bookings for the car, and we’ve delivered 50,000 cars till date.” According to sources, the waiting period for the Kwid had gone up to six months, since the production was affected by floods that hit Chennai in December, and over time, it has

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  • Mentally challenged girl raped: Locals blame lack of drinking water, cite daily trek to fill jars

    The 13-year-old old had walked more than half-a-kilometre with her maternal aunt and cousin to get meetha pani (drinking water) when she was abducted and raped. Residents of the area in southeast Delhi’s Badarpur said due to the absence of drinking water in their block, girls from many families go to a Delhi Jal Board pipeline connection in another block more than 500 metres away to get water. The small locality in Badarpur is divided into three blocks A, B and C. People who lived in JJ clusters in south Delhi’s Gautam Nagar, East of Kailash and Nizamuddin area were rehabilitated here 16 years ago.

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  • Lok Sabha Speaker’s new car is a Jaguar worth Rs 48.25 lakh

    The new official car of Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan is a white Jaguar XE Portfolio costing Rs 48.25 lakh. The Lok Sabha Secretariat cited security reasons to purchase the luxury sedan, which was delivered at the Speaker’s official residence in Delhi on Monday — so far, Mahajan has been using a Toyota Camry as her official vehicle. “Sanction of Competent Authority to incur an advance of Rs 48,25,661 for purchase of new car for the use of Honble Speaker, Lok Sabha from AMP Motors Pvt Ltd. Necessary settlement will be made in due course after receiving the original invoice/bill for the purchase of new car,” states a note from the Secretariat.

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  • Advertising watchdog raps Patanjali ad claims

    Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has rapped yoga guru Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved Ltd. for "false and misleading" advertisements that also "denigrate" rival products. The Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) of the ad watchdog, which has released a statement on the complaints it dealt with in March, also found three of Patanjali's product advertisements indulging in "ambiguity" and making claims that were described as "gross exaggeration". The CCC received 156 complaints against ads during the month, and upheld 90 - including those by Patanjali - under categories such as "education", "healthcare and personal care", "food and beverages" and others.

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