• India warns traders in deals with Chinese businessmen

    Beijing, July 29 (IANS) India has warned its traders to be wary in dealings with their Chinese counterparts who could supply stones, bricks, mud, salt among other things in place of genuine orders. "It is to enhance the commercial cooperation between India and China by drawing attention to some of the risks faced by Indian traders/SMEs to take preventive and/or mitigating action," the advisory issued by the Indian consulate in Shanghai said this week. It said the traders could be duped with "sand, stones, salt, bricks, mud etc. in place of chemicals, Silicon Carbide, Aluminium and Zinc ingots, shellac, plastics, polymers etc." In the past, such advisories have been put up on the website of the Indian embassy.

    IANS India Private Limited
  • Shilpa Shetty’s Sarcastic Remark About Salman Khan’s Marriage Is Sure To Shock You All!

    Girls will be girls and gossiping will always be a part of their nature! Well, not in a bad sense, but Shilpa Shetty to indulged in some harmless banter today! The gorgeous actress was spotted today exiting the gates of Mumbai Airport after her arrival in the city. Incidentally, she also met actress Vidya Balan over there and both the beautiful ladies walked out together smiling for the shutterbugs. The ladies were also asked a few questions by the media person and well they indeed have some real interesting answers to the questions! When Shilpa was asked about her comments on Salman Khan’s fixed date of marriage to girlfriend Iulia Vantur, she responded with an amused expression.

    Business of Cinema
  • Manyata Dutt gifts Audi Q 7 to her darling husband

    Sanju gets his birthday present

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  • Govt placates Congress to break GST logjam

    Jaitley meets Azad, Chidambaram The Centre’s push for the Goods & Services Tax (GST) Constitution Amendment Bill has gained momentum.  The government reached out to the main Opposition leaders after the Cabinet on Wednesday accepted one of the three concerns of the Congress on the legislation. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian held two rounds of talks with Congress leaders, including Ghulam Nabi Azad, P Chidambaram and Anand Sharma. The meeting was held to break the ice on two other contentious issues of capping the GST rate in the Constitutional Amendment Bill and setting up a separate independent platform for dispute resolution, said BJP sources.

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  • SC rejects Rajpal Yadav's plea, asks him to surrender

    New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday rejected Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav's petition and directed him to surrender for not paying money to a businessman despite giving repeated undertakings. Yadav was sent to 10 day-judicial custody by the Delhi High Court for filing a false affidavit. The apex court had earlier this week pulled Yadav for not paying money to a businessman despite giving repeated undertakings before the court, saying his conduct in the case was "inexplicable".

    ANI
  • Modi ‘frustrated’, could get me ‘killed’: Kejriwal

    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday launched his fiercest attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi yet, warning his legislators and volunteers that Modi's "frustrated" government wishes to wipe out the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and get Kejriwal "killed". This is the sharpest censure Kejriwal has thrown Modi's way since December last year, when he had tweeted that the PM is a "coward" and "psychopath" after the CBI raided the CM's office. In the course of nearly 10-minute long video in a spartan setting, Kejriwal said, "I want to tell all (AAP) volunteers, MLAs and ministers that this is a very critical period. You think it over, talk to your families. This is going to get worse in the

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  • 10 Worst Jobs for the Future, 2016

    The median pay is about $49,000 a year, and the entry-level education requirement is just a high school diploma, though you will also need to get a license to sell insurance in the state where you work. This job's numbers are expected to grow by 12.5% over the next decade, and the median salary is nearly $74,800 a year.

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  • Sri Lanka ahead as Australia wobble in run chase

    Sri Lanka set Australia a stiff 268-run victory target before reducing them to 83 for three to gain upper hand after a rain-truncated penultimate day of the first test in Pallekele on Friday. Skipper Steve Smith was batting on 26 with Adam Voges on nine when rain, which had delayed the start of play by an hour, washed out the final session for the third time in four days. It sets up an intriguing final day with Smith's team needing 185 runs to go 1-0 up in the three-test series while Sri Lanka require seven wickets to clinch the bowler-dominated contest.

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  • 9 Tricks to Save Money on Amazon

    For many online consumers, Amazon is a one-stop shop for everything from diapers to television sets. In fact, consumers rated Amazon their favorite online store in the National Retail Federation's 2015 Favorite 50 Retailers list. There's a way for some folks to reap the benefits of Amazon Prime without having to fork over the $99 annual membership fee.

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  • Brexit shockwaves hit British jobs, banks, automobiles

    Shockwaves from Britain's vote to leave the European Union rocked the economy on Thursday, with thousands of jobs lost at one of the country's biggest banks, big extra costs for Ford, and consumer confidence plunging. Preparing for a Brexit-related slowdown, Lloyds Banking Group said it would cut a further 3,000 jobs. One of Britain's biggest car dealerships, Inchcape, predicted growth in new car registrations would fall.

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  • Bezos passes Buffett, becomes third-richest person - Forbes

    Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive of Amazon.com Inc, has become the world's third-richest person as of the market close for the first time, Forbes magazine said, passing Warren Buffett, the chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Bezos' fortune was $65.3 billion as of 4:30 p.m. EDT (2030 GMT) on Thursday, compared with Buffett's $64.9 billion. Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates remained the world's richest person, at $77.7 billion, while Spain's Amancio Ortega, who founded the Zara clothing chain's owner Inditex SA, was second at $72.7 billion.

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  • Rain claims 12 lives in West Bengal

    The situation in north Bengal remains critical with more than 70,000 people displaced and living in relief camps. While 12 people have been reported dead due to rising water levels across the region, the state government is in talks with Bhutan to prevent water flowing in from the hill kingdom. “We’re in the process of talking to the Bhutanese government and find out ways to drain out excess water from River Bali and see to it that water does not get accumulated downstream in north Bengal. Excess water from Bhutan is flooding Dooars and neighbouring areas, adding to the severe situation,” said north Bengal Development Minister, Rabindranath Ghosh. The minister, who visited the affected areas

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  • Gurugram traffic chaos: Centre, Haryana swing into action

    New Delhi/Chandigarh, July 29 (ANI): With major arterial roads leading to Gurgaon, including the Delhi-Jaipur National Highway and the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, witnessing massive traffic jams, leaving commuters stranded for hours since last night, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday directed National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) chairman Raghav Chandra to immediately send a team of officials to clear NH-8. Meanwhile, the Haryana Government has directed the Chief Administrator of Haryana Urban Development Authority and the Director of the Local Bodies Department to visit Gurgaon to expedite the road clearance effort.

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  • 403 road projects worth Rs 3.85 lakh crore pending: Nitin Gadkari

    NEW DELHI: As many as 403 road projects totalling Rs 3.85 lakh crore initiated during the UPA rule are pending due to a variety of reasons, Lok Sabha was informed today. Responding to supplementaries, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said by the next Parliament session, finality will be achieved regarding these projects -- either they will be restarted or terminated. He said work orders for the projects were issued before encroachments were removed or forest and environment clearance given. Gadkari said work has stopped in various projects and, in some cases, the companies given the contract are on the verge of being declared bankrupt. Banks were told to provide additional funds

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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.

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  • 10 Things That Will Soon Disappear Forever

    Ten years ago, thousands of Blockbuster Video stores occupied buildings like this all over the country, renting DVDs and selling popcorn. Now Blockbuster is gone, scooped up (and then erased) by the DISH Network in a bankruptcy auction.

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  • Feel offended when dancers are asked if they'll act: Shakti Mohan

    New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Popular contemporary dancer Shakti Mohan says she feels "offended" when people ask her if she is considering making her acting debut. While she is open to doing films, she is satisfied being a dancer. "I don't know why people don't ask actors that if they will become a dancer.

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  • Controversies may not leave SRK alone; Raees may give viewers a memorable movie experience!

    Shah Rukh Khan – the King of Bollywood now seems to have landed up sensitive spot due to various controversies in the recent past. But two of his big films will be releasing this year. Find out the destiny's designs for SRK in 2016.

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  • No plan to return sports hostel, says Budhia

    Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) Wonder marathon boy Budhia Singh on Friday informed the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) at Khurdha that he would not return the state-run sports hostel in Bhubaneswar. In a written communication to the CWC, Budhia said he doesn't want to return to the sports hostel as it lacks basic infrastructure and facilities for training.

    IANS India Private Limited