• Aamir Khan responds, says ‘Proud to be Indian, stand by what I said’

    Responding to the controversy over his intolerance remark, actor Aamir Khan on Wednesday said neither he nor his wife have any intention to leave the country. 50-year-old Aamir, who drew flak from BJP and a section of film fraternity for expressing his "alarm and despondency" over the rise in recent incidents of intolerance, came out with a statement, saying he is "proud to be an Indian". In a statement issued on Wednesday, Aamir said "First let me state categorically that neither I, nor my wife Kiran, have any intention of leaving the country.

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  • Is Make in India working, Rahul asks Mount Carmel students; reply leaves Cong MP embarrassed

    Is Make in India working, Rahul asks Mount Carmel students; reply leaves Cong MP embarrassed

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  • Bajirao Mastani New Poster: Deepika Padukone And Ranveer Singh Look Stunning!

    'Bajirao Mastani' is going to be one royal affair for sure. The film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali is surely going to be high on class and elegance. The new poster of the film sees Deepika Padukone in a heavy laden costume, the mind blowing diva is looking no less than a dream.

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  • Salman's Sister Shweta Talks About How Her Husband Pulkit Deserted Her

    Salman's rakhi sister Shweta Rohira and her husband Pulkit Samrat decided to end their 5-year old marriage, and it was only natural that we speak to Shweta, who was at the receiving end in this relationship. I label Pulkit as a coward because he is still fighting shy to come out and simply say that the rumours of his extra-marital affair with Yami Gautam are untrue.Neither is Yami Gautam ready to face the world.Both 'errants' refused to respond to our texts and calls. ...

  • 2002 riots-convict Maya Kodnani's selfie goes viral, sparks angry reactions on social media

    New Delhi: Maya Kodnani, one of the chief accused in the bloody riots of 2002 in Gujarat, has once again come under the attack following a selfie of hers that has gone viral on social media. The former Gujarat minister, who had been granted bail last year on grounds of her delicate health, was seen in a selfie at a yoga camp, organised on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. According Kolkata: Cyrus Mistry of Tata Sons and Anil Ambani of the Reliance Dhirubhai Ambani Group were among guests of honour in

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  • Women are #HappyToBleed, then what’s the problem?

    On November 20, Nikita Azad wrote an open letter to Prayar Gopalakrishnan, the Devaswom chief of the Sabarimala temple in Kerala. Azad, with a few of her friends, started a week-long online campaign on Facebook titled "Happy To Bleed", which has garnered massive support from women across the country. It acknowledges menstruation as a natural activity which doesn't need curtains to hide behind," reads the description of the campaign inviting people to hold placards/sanitary napkins/charts saying Happy To Bleed, take their pictures, upload it to their profiles or post on the page.

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  • Sheena Bora murder case: Emails show Mekhail wrote to Indrani for money

    Emails, purportedly exchanged between Mekhail Bora and Indrani Mukerjea, reveal Mekhail wrote to Indrani regarding financial assistance. The CBI did not list Mekhail as a witness in the murder case of his sister Sheena, though they said he continued to stay in touch with Indrani after claiming there were two attempts to murder him, police said. Four weeks ago, the CBI made inquiries with Mekhail in their office at Nariman Point.

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  • Katra crash: The pilot who wasn’t

    All my dear ones called me and were panic stricken,” Sumita Vijayan told M AIL T ODAY over an email. With pictures showing her as the dead pilot, Sumita vented her angst on Facebook on Tuesday saying, “ Dear all, please do not be overwhelmed with the rubbish by media!! I m very much alive and breathing!! ( sic)”. “ My father was an employee with Indian Airlines engineering wing and that is all,” she said.

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  • The Best Of B-Town At Masaba Gupta's Wedding

    The Masaba Gupta-Madhu Mantena wedding drew to a close on October 22 in Mumbai in what was a three-day gala celebration. The guest list included Sonam Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput, and many other prominent stars in the power list of Bollywood. Masaba Gupta was wearing a bridal outfit by Raw Mango along with jewels from Amrapali on her sangeet.

  • A mayor murdered with husband, a nephew on the run

    The murder of Chittoor mayor Katari Anuradha and her husband Katari Mohan was, the police have concluded, an act of revenge by a nephew sulking at being ignored after he had worked alongside the couple as they rose in politics, a role that allegedly included attacks on rivals and murder. Chittoor police are hunting for Sriram Chandrasekhar Reddy, also known as Chintu, the nephew of the mayor who was shot dead along with her husband on Tuesday in her chambers at the Chittoor Municipal Corporation building. “Chintu led the murderous attack on the couple.

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  • Jammu chopper crash: Pilot was among first women pilots in IAF

    Captain Sumita Vijayan, who was killed in the helicopter crash at Katra in Jammu on Monday, was one of the first women pilots in the Indian Air Force. A native of Attingal in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram district, 44-year-old Vijayan had retired from IAF as squadron leader in 2005 after 12 years of service. Sources from her family said Vijayan joined Himalayan Heli Services, which operated chopper services to the Vaishno Devi temple, as chief pilot a few years ago.

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  • Gold drops towards 6-year low on dollar, U.S. rate hike view

    Gold fell nearly one percent on Monday, heading back towards last week's near six-year low, on a robust dollar and upbeat comments from Federal Reserve officials on a possible U.S. rate hike next month. Spot gold was 0.7 percent lower at $1,070.33 an ounce by 1528 GMT, down for a 13th of the 16 trading days so far this month. The euro fell on expectations that the European Central Bank will ramp up its monetary stimulus next month and could fall toward parity with the dollar in the months ahead as the Federal Reserve begins to lift interest rates while the ECB takes the opposite course.

  • Sheena Bora murder case: Rahul sought legal advice, shows email

    Nearly a month after the mysterious “disappearance” of Sheena Bora, Rahul, in an email addressed to his father Peter Mukerjea, in which he has addressed Indrani as well, allegedly sought legal advice about circumstances in which Sheena went missing pointing something untoward might had happened. This concern has been shared by Rahul in an email sent to them on May 28, 2012.

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  • Farmer from Aligarh claims Geeta is his sister, offers to undergo DNA test

    After the DNA sample of speech and hearing-impaired Geeta, who returned from Pakistan after more than a decade, did not match with a family from Bihar, who had claimed to be related to her, another family in UP’s Aligarh has made a similar claim and offered to undergo a DNA test to establish it. Narendra Singh, a farmer from Aligarh, has claimed Geeta is his younger sister ‘Dubbly’ who went missing from outside their house at Utra village on November 12, 2000.

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  • It started with Perumal

    Barely six months after PM Narendra Modi assumed power, when he was still enjoying a long honeymoon with the electorate and the media, the sordid l’affaire Perumal Murugan commenced. On December 2, 2014, Murugan returned home to Namakkal, after spending a month at the Sangam writers’ residency programme. Murugan could have scarcely anticipated the storm awaiting him upon his return.

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  • Mallya hints at retiring soon to enjoy life

    There is nothing wrong in that," Mallya told reporters on the margins of the 16th annual general meeting (AGM) of United Spirits Ltd (USL) here. On the appointment of Diageo's Asia Pacific and Africa head Nicholas Bodo Blazaquz as USL vice chairman, Mallya said Nicholas brought huge amount of value, being responsible for the region. Mallya's observations came in light of British liquor major Diageo, which bought majority stake (54.7 percent) in USL in 2012 and took control, asking him in April to step down from the board as chairman and director, as it had lost confidence in him.

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  • Conflict of other businesses challenge before media: Arun Jaitley at #RNGAwards

    Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information and Broadcasting Arun Jaitley, who was the chief guest at the function on Monday, gave away awards to 57 journalists who went the extra mile for their stories. Recalling Goenka's contribution to the struggle against the Emergency imposed from 1975-77, Jaitley said, "If there was one instrumentality that kept fighting the Emergency from outside the prison system, it was The Indian Express." Jaitley went on to add that the Excellence in Journalism Awards was a "fit tribute because no one could represent the values of fearlessness that Ramnath Goenka did".

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  • Bank employees association defers December strike

    New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) said on Wednesday it has deferred the all India bank strike proposed for December 1-2. Bank employees under the banner of State Sector Bank Employees Association (SSBEA) are opposing imposition of the career progression scheme of the country's largest lender, the State Bank of India (SBI), on its associate banks. "The scheme includes additional duties and powers, increased working hours, enlarged mobility, abolition of entire posts of permanent sweepers and outsourcing them, among others, which we are opposing," AIBEA general secretary C.H.Venkatachalam told reporters after the meeting.

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  • HOW DO THEY MAKE IT (Season 7): Cigarettes

    DISCLAIMER: Smoking is injurious to health. However, if you are still curious on how they manufacture cigarettes, watch the video here. Airline meals: When it comes to meals served on your flight, you are sure to get it fresh and arranged all neatly without any confusion. But do you know how do they prepare the massive amount of meals, and how do they get it fresh and in time to each aircraft? Here is a video on how they make airline meals. ATM machines: The Automated Teller Machine (ATM) is an electronic telecommunications device that enables consumers to conveniently withdraw money, and perform various other banking tasks at the click of a button. Do you ever wonder how these banking machines

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  • Mulayam Singh attacks upper castes, calls for ‘rise of backwards’

    DESCRIBING THE victory of the Grand Alliance in the recent Bihar polls as a lesson, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday targeted members of the upper castes and urged backward communities to become politically enlightened so that they can capture political power. Some people (upper castes) have lost their sleep. While our population is 54 per cent, we are being ruled by those who are hardly 7 to 8 per cent,” Mulayam said while addressing a conclave of backward and 17 Most Backward Classes (MBC) at the SP headquarters in Lucknow.

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