• First person: The story behind how Sanjay Gandhi slapped Indira six times at a dinner party

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lewis M Simons was the Washington Post correspondent in Delhi when the Emergency was imposed. Simons recounts how he got the story and the reaction of Sonia and Rajiv Gandhi when he met them long after the Emergency had been lifted. You did a story in the Washington Post quoting an unnamed source who claimed that Sanjay Gandhi had slapped his mother, Indira Gandhi, six times at a dinner party.

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  • Urvashi Rautela in Salman Khan's next SULTAN?

    By Rachana Sheth, Glamsham Editorial Bollywood's one of the most anticipated forthcoming films SULTAN starring Salman Khan is being talked about for reasons more than one. Later media was agog with the news that Bollywood's latest 'Queen' Kangana Ranaut has been approached to pair opposite Salman in SULTAN.

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  • Indian Ocean cannot be backyard of India: China

    Beijing, July 1 (IANS) The Indian Ocean cannot be a backyard of India which navies of other countries could not visit, according the Chinese ministry of defence here. China, which has been expanding its naval operations into the blue waters of the world, says that it's important that oceans are accepted as part of the legitimate area of operation. Senior Captain Zhao Yi told visiting Indian journalists on Tuesday that India had a "special role to play in stabilising the Indian Ocean region", but it could not be treated as its backyard.

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  • #SelfiewithDaughter trolling: On social media, women dare not ‘cross the line’

    #SelfiewithDaughter, an initiative started in a small Haryana village and first highlighted by The Indian Express, has become a rage on Twitter and not for the right reasons. Prime Minister Narendra Modi might have asked people to tweet #SelfiewithDaughter on his Mann Ki Baat address, but all that it has done is highlighted the kind of sexism that exists in the country. Two women who’ve faced the brunt of this sexism are Kavita Krishnan, secretary for the All-India-Progressive Women’s Association (AIPWA) and known advocate for women’s rights, and actor Shruti Seth.

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  • After she failed to bear a child, husband puts woman in chains - News18.com

    In a horrific case of atrocities, a woman by chained by her husband and in-laws after she failed to bore

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  • Jammu and Kashmir Minister 'Fixes' Woman Doctor's Collar, Image Goes Viral

    The image of a minister in Jammu and Kashmir touching the collar of a woman doctor has been widely circulated on social media and has provoked sharp criticism.

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  • Woman abducted, gangraped by 3 youths in Meerut - News18.com

    A 20-year-old woman was allegedly abducted and gangraped by three youths in Kithore police station area here, police said.

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  • Bangladeshi newspaper mocks Indian team with fake advertisement | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    Bangladeshi newspaper mocks Indian team with fake advertisement - Showing utter disrespect towards the Indian cricket team, a Bangladeshi newspaper has produced a fake 'cutter' advertisement, in which seven Indian cricketers are seen standing with their heads half-shaven.

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  • Parineeti Chopra Opens Up On Her Lifelong Dream!

    Now, like every independent, working woman who is proud to own her own home, Parineeti Chopra is super thrilled to move into her dream apartment in July. Speaking to the media, Parineeti had said, “I was dying to have a house in Mumbai and it has finally happened due to God’s grace.” From the moment she stepped into Maximum City, Parineeti has hoped to own a cozy, comfortable apartment with her a stunning view of the sea. As this is the first time Parineeti will own her very own posh address & residence, she is personally overseeing all aspects of interior décor.

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  • The Art of Mindfulness at Work

    News from a management and leadership perspective from the American Management Association. Your source for practical work solutions.

  • Shashank Vyas Aka Jagya Is Quitting Balika Vadhu?

    One of the most popular serials of Indian television Balika Vadhu has been in news lately as many of its leading actors have left the show and have been replaced. Colors TV’s Balika Vadhu has high TRPs and has still managed to keep the audience hooked, but the serial is lately rumored to have problems. The key character of the serial Jagya (Jagdish) played by Shashank Vyas is apparently leaving the show.

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  • How a Mumbaikar changed a banking law - in 90 days!

    Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) A few months ago, a cheque of Rs. 75,000 issued to a Mumbai businessman was repeatedly being returned and he instructed his lawyers to file a case under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1882. But the businessman, J.P. Vaghani, a partner of J.P. Electronics, a giant consumer electronics distributor in north Mumbai, was aghast at the lawyer's response. This was the starting point of the untiring efforts of 69-year-old Vaghani over the past few months which resulted in a significant amendment to the Act, which got President Pranab Mukherjee's assent vide an ordinance on June 15.

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  • New Rs.100 notes to carry ascending numbers - Moneylife

    The Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) has recently issued new Rs.100 currency notes in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005 with a new numbering pattern, an official statement said. The numerals, henceforth, in both the number panels of these new currency notes will be in ascending size from left to right. This is a new visible security feature in the bank notes to enable public identify and distinguish it from a counterfeit one. Barring this new design of the numbering pattern, the bank note is similar to the Rs.100 note in the existing Mahatma Gandhi Series-005.

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  • This Chinese dog-eating festival's days are numbered thanks to a massive social media campaign

    Social media had a positive impact earlier this month when online activists successfully were able to curb the number of animals killed at a dog and cat meat festival in China. At the Yulin Festival in China, 10,000 dogs were killed to be eaten in 2013. The Yulin Festival went viral a few weeks ago when Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram feeds were swamped by people posting about the annual dog and cat meat festival.

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  • Asia shares gain as euro shoulders Greek burden

    Asian shares made guarded gains on Wednesday as investors gave a resigned shrug to news Greece had become the first developed economy to default on a loan with the International Monetary Fund. While an unwelcome milestone for Athens, it came as no surprise to markets after weeks of debt-talk brinkmanship and the euro faded just a fraction to $1.1140. Calming after two days of wild swings, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan bounced 0.6 percent.

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  • Creta, S-Cross, and new Jazz: What do they offer?

    New Delhi: A cut-throat battle is expected in the passenger vehicle space as top three vehicle manufacturers look to outplay each other with three high-profile vehicle launches in India. India’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India Ltd will introduce S-cross crossover in by the end of July, shortly after Hyundai’s introduction of its sports utility vehicle Creta in the below Rs.10 lakh category.

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  • SpiceJet launches hand-baggage-only fare, offers up to Rs 1,000 discount

    Budget carrier Spicejet today announced discounted fares for  passengers with only hand luggage. Under the new fare scheme, passengers with hand baggage only and who book at least 30 days in advance, will pay Rs 200 less than the normal SpiceSaver fare per one-way flight. "By encouraging travelers to travel light, SpiceJet is helping lower fuel consumption and emissions as well, thereby helping the environment.

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  • Samsung Galaxy S6 price dips below Rs 40,000 - The Times of India

    Galaxy S6, Samsung’s top-end smartphone that was launched in India just three months ago, can now be purchase for less than Rs 40,000.

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  • Jayapur village adopted by PM Modi is now a model village - News18.com

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s adopted Jayapur village in Varanasi has been transformed into ‘adarsh gram’ with all development projects almost

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  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G gets a price cut in India - The Economic Times

    The Redmi Note 4G smartphone is now available at Rs 7,999. The phone was originally launched in November 2014 at Rs 9,999.

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  • Bypoll: Despite defeat, BJP smiles in Kerala - The Times of India

    Veteran BJP leader O. Rajagopal finished third in Aruvikara constituency in Kerala on Tuesday but the party's vote share saw a significant five-fold increase from 2011.

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