• Ishaan Khattar’s Surprise For Brother Shahid Kapoor!

    Bollywood’s heartthrob Shahid Kapoor, who was on a break with wife Mira for their honeymoon, is back with the shooting of dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded. The actor who is seen on the judges’ panel for the show along with Karan Johar, Lauren Gottlieb and choreographer Ganesh Hegde, unexpectedly saw his Shaandaar actress Alia Bhatt and brother Ishaan Khattar on the sets. Alia Bhatt who will be seen with Shahid Kapoor in their upcoming film Shaandaar, pleasantly surprised Shahid Kapoor and Karan Johar by dropping on the sets.

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  • Topless women draw ire in Times Square - CNN.com

    New York (CNN)How do you solve a problem like Elmo? A task force created by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and police is attempting to answer those questions. Over the past few years, New York's famed Times Square has been virtually overrun with costumed characters such as Elmo and Spider-Man, and, more recently, topless women wearing only brightly-colored body paint and tiny underwear.

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  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa calls on ‘Cho’ Ramaswamy

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Thursday called on Tamil weekly magazine Thuglak’s Editor ‘Cho’ Ramaswamy, who has been hospitalised in Chennai and enquired about his health. ‘Cho’ Ramaswamy was admitted in

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  • Smart City project: Centre releases full list of 98 cities

    TN gets 12 cities; Jammu and Kashmir and UP still have to nominate one city each; Mumbai, Bengaluru and Patna don’t figure in the list. The Centre on Thursday announced the names of 98 cities selected for the Modi government’s flagship Smart Cities project but Mumbai, Bengaluru and Patna don’t figure in the list. The names of the cities selected for the Rs. 48,000 crore Smart Cities project was released by the Centre, pending a nomination each from Uttar Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ambitious project with the announcement of criteria and guidelines for 100 Smart Cities to be selected through city challenge competition in June 25.

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  • Mohammad Azharuddin’s biopic staring Emraan Hashmi’s first look revealed!

    Mohammad Azharuddin had played country cricket for Derbyshire for three years between 1991 and 94.

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  • Why has India blocked mobile internet messaging? - BBC News

    A curfew has been imposed and the army has been called in - and now authorities have turned off mobile internet access in some parts of Gujarat. Reports differ on how extensive the block is and what exactly it covers, but it appears that mobile messaging has been cut off in the main city of Ahmedabad and other cities. The riots kicked off after protests by some from the Patel community, a caste that that makes up about a fifth of Gujarat's population.

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  • Snakes in the city: Don’t panic!

    As the forest cover in cities gets gradually wiped out, animals are desperately taking refuge in unlikely places - offices, homes and public places. But while lions, leopards, elephants and deer may invite intrigue, snakes seem to trigger panic.

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  • The 11 best dog breeds, ranked!

    Dogs are the best. Incredibly loyal, they comfort, protect, and love their humans...

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  • India Will Soon Knock Down Dawood And Hafiz Saeed

    India’s NSA Ajit Doval Devises A Strategy To Deal Dawood And Saeed.

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  • Anti-Pakistan sentiment: Not a Bollywood gimmick anymore?

    A man of pure heart and pious virtues leaves Pakistan, and a huge crowd gathers to wave him off back to India. People who have grown up watching Deols and Devgns bashing Pakistan for silliest reasons are silently wiping their tears. Interestingly, Kabir Khan, who was simultaneously shooting for Saif Ali Khan, Katrina Kaif-starrer Phantom, is back, but this time the scenario is different. Based on S Hussain Zaidi’s bestseller Mumbai Avengers, Phantom features some undercover agents who are in Pakistan to carry out the most important assignment of their life.

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  • Sanjay Dutt Granted 30 Days Parole!

    Actor Sanjay Dutt who is a convict in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts, is currently serving his 42 months sentence in Pune’s Yerwada jail. Reports further suggest that after all the legal formalities of granting parole are completed, Sanjay Dutt is expected to be with his family for 30 days. Additionally, the 30 day parole granted to Sanjay Dutt this time is extendable to 60 days more, which has yet again become a debate amongst many.

    Business of Cinema
  • Xi just changed the rules of the game in China — and that makes things scarier for everyone

    The rules of engagement have changed in China. There was a time when loyalty to the party, and...

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  • Hardik who: He is the man keeping Gujarat on its toes

    An unassuming young man has emerged as the face of the Patels’ demand for reservation in Gujarat after addressing a rally in Ahmedabad attended by half-a-million people. As the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is rocked by violence following the rally, Hardik Patel has asked for calm from his supporters. # A commerce graduate from Ahmedabad’s Sahajanand College, 22-year-old Hardik Patel once helped his father Bharatbhai in his business of submersible pumps. # Belongs to a middle-class family of Chandrapur village near Viramgam town in Ahmedabad district.

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  • Youth climbs railway coach, gets electrocuted - News18.com

    An unidentified youth was electrocuted to death on Wednesday when he came in contact with live high-tension wire when he

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  • Oil markets extend gains after biggest daily climb in six years

    Crude oil futures rose on Friday, adding to their biggest one-day rally in over six years the day before, led by recovering equity markets and news of diminished crude supplies. Brent crude is set for its first weekly gain in two weeks. "A short covering rally, led by crude oil pushed commodities higher across the board.

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  • Watch: ISRO’s GSLV D6 rocket carrying GSAT-6 satellite lifts successfully from Sriharikota

    The 49.1 metre tall rocket weighing 416 tonnes would sling the 2,117 kg GSAT-6 communication satellite in the geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO) around 17 minutes into the flight.

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  • VMware eyes $2.3 billion India enterprise mobility market

    New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) US-based cloud services and business mobility solution provider VMware on Thursday said that it was looking to capitalise on the $2.3 billion enterprise mobility market in India which is on the rise due to the growing mobile subscriber base in the country. The total addressable enterprise mobility solutions industry in Asia Pacific, which includes applications, devices, security, middleware, and professional services, is expected to grow from $22 billion in 2015 to $26.7 billion by 2017. The market in India is also slated to grow from $1.7 billion in 2015 to $2.3 billion in 2017 over the same period.

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  • US backed India on Kashmir in 1965

    The US in 1965 had supported India's stand that there should be no plebiscite in Kashmir, declassified US documents of the era indicate. At the peak of the 1965 Indo-Pak war, the then Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri wrote a letter to US President Lyndon Johnson wherein he informed the American leadership that New Delhi is willing to agree to an unconditional ceasefire. Shastri's comments came after the then Pakistan foreign minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto told Americans that Pakistan was ready to be degraded as a nation but would not give up its claims over Kashmir.

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  • How Peter could turn into a smitten fool

    PETER Mukerjea was once voted the class joker in his year at Harvard. An investor in the INX group and once a close family friend of the Mukerjeas says when Peter met Indrani, he was smitten. "You look at him now and think how could a man who helmed Star India with such professional, cold, logic could turn into such a smitten fool." Overnight, Mukerjea apparently turned into what his friends now call a little schoolboy in love.

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  • Violence mars Gujarat after protests over OBC status for Patel community

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