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Check out the most in-depth and simplified coverage of Arun Jaitley's first full Budget.

  • Varun Dhawan Surprises Yaami Gautam

    Yaami Gautam was taken by surprise with a gesture by her Badlapur co-star Varun Dhawan

    Movie Talkies
  • Sunny Leone Recreates Zeenat Aman’s Hot Look!

    For her upcoming film Ek Paheli Leela, Sunny Leone has recreated Zeenat Aman’s iconic look from Satyam Shivam Sundaram where she’s shown to be wearing a white sari. Elaborating on the look, director Bobby Khan says, “The way SSS captured Zeenatji’s beauty was beautiful. When I bounced the idea off Sunny, she immediately approved. Our film has glamour but we’ve kept Indian sentiments in mind, which is why she wore a spaghetti top with her sari.” Directed by Bobby Khan starring Sunny Leone, Jay Bhanushali, Rajneesh Duggal, Mohit Ahalawat and Jas Arora in prominent roles, Ek Paheli Leela produced by Bhushan Kumar and Ahmed Khan is releasing on April 10, 2015.

    Business of Cinema
  • Aamir, Gauri, Hrithik, Ed Sheeran at Abhishek Bachchan’s bash for cousin Naina and her husband Kunal

    Aamir Khan, Gauri Khan and Hrithik Roshan attended a bash hosted by Abhishek Bachchan for his cousin sister Naina Bachchan, who recently tied the knot with her fiance Kunal Kapoor. Naina and Kunal got married in Seychelles on February 9.

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  • Business Insider
  • Muslim actors marrying Hindu girls encourages 'love jihad': Sadhvi Prachi

    New Delhi, Mar. 2 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sadhvi Prachi, who had earlier called for boycotting the movies of actors Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan and Aamir Khan, sparked a fresh controversy on Monday with her remark that Muslim actors marrying Hindu women in Bollywood encourages 'love jihad'. "To encourage love jihad, under a conspiracy the Khans have married Hindu women - Sangeeta Bijlani, Malaika Arora, Reena Dutta, Gauri, Kiran Rao.

    ANI
  • 10 Best South Indian Recipes - NDTV Food

    The smell of crisp vadas, the sound of spluttering mustard seeds, the taste of hot piping sambar made with fresh and pulpy tamarind, and the touch of feather-light, soft idlis - South Indain food appeals to all senses, is aromatic and delicious! Dosa and chutney are just a brief trailer to an otherwise long, colourful, rich and absolutely fascinating journey that is South India. With its 5 states, 2 union territories, rocky plateau, river valleys' and coastal plains, the south of India is extremely different from its Northern counterpart. Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh each have their own culture, languages and by way of that many different cuisines.

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  • Priyanka Chopra, Vindu Dara Singh mourn producer-director Prakash Mehra's son Amit Mehra's death

    Producer director Prakash Mehras son, Amit Mehra, died today morning after suffering a cardiac attack.

    Glamsham
  • Rajapaksa blames RAW for situation in SL, Pak

    In his first comments after losing power in early January, Sri Lanka’s former president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, has pinned the blame on India’s external intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), for the situation in his country as well as in Pakistan. Rajapaksa was speaking to a journalist from the Pakistani daily, Dawn.

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  • Pooja Misrra Sues TV Channel: Claims 'Farah Ki Dawat' Was Her Concept

    The controversial Pooja Misrra, who became an overnight sensation after participating in Bigg Boss Season 5, has sued a renowned TV channel for allegedly stealing her concept of a cookery show, which is now being hosted by Farah Khan (Farah Ki Daawat). In a legal notice sent to the TV channel, which airs the show, Pooja's legal representatives have said, ''All boundaries of professionalism and decency were crossed when Colors went ahead and plagiarized 'Pooja Misrra Productions 'maiden cookery show, written, directed, produced and anchored by my client herself by putting on air, Farah Khan ki Dawat.

    Movie Talkies
  • Mystery over fireball in Kerala sky remains unresolved | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    The mystery surrounding the fireball that streaked the sky across six districts in Kerala on the Friday night has not been fully unravelled yet. Various agencies, including ISRO, Geological Survey of India and State Disaster Management Authority, have been working to find the origin of the fireball. KP Praveen, a GSI scientist who has inspected a few sights where the local residents claimed to have seen falling the fireball from the sky along with State Disaster Management Authority chief Dr Sekhar L Kurikose and collected some charred splinters from Karumalloor near Kochi said that their preliminary assessment pointed to the possibility of a meteor.

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  • Shami gains 14 places in ICC rankings

    Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni slipped down the ladder to be fourth and tenth respectively, while Shikhar Dhawan retained his seventh spot in the latest ICC ODI batsmen’s rankings released here on Monday. In the ODI bowlers’ chart, however, Indian pacer Mohammad Shami and Ravichandaran Ashwin made upward movements. While Shami gained as many as 14 places to be at 11th now, Ashwin’s eight wickets in the ongoing cricket World Cup so far helped him climb six spots to 16th.

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  • Oman warns of 'highly radicalised' Indian youths working in the Gulf

    Oman's concern over the radicalisation of Indian Muslim youths working in the Gulf nation has alarmed intelligence agencies, and prompted the Indian government to keep a watch on them. During the recent visit of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to Oman, the threat posed by the terror group Islamic State (IS) was discussed and the Oman government told Swaraj their fears about a highly radicalised group from India that is working in the country.

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  • After 20 years, RBI, PM Narendra Modi govt agree to historic change in policy, set inflation target of 4 pct

    Governor Raghuram Rajan’s Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the PM Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at Centre have agreed to the biggest change to monetary policy since opening up of India’s economy more than two decades ago, by introducing inflation targetting to rein in a long history of volatile price rises. In a document dated February 20 but published on the Finance Ministry website on Monday, the two sides set a consumer inflation target of 4 per cent, with a band of plus or minus 2 percentage points, by the financial year ending in March 2017. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will first aim to have consumer inflation fall below 6 per cent by January 2016.

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  • NASA spacecraft 'is about to make history'

    On Friday, NASA's Dawn spacecraft will make...

    Business Insider
  • Telangana Chief Minister KCR praises police constable for refusing tip

    Hyderabad: A police constable was praised by Telangana CM K. Chandrashekar Rao for his sense of duty on Sunday. The constable who was on passport verification duty had refused to accept a tip from an applicant. Mr G. Narayan Rao, who is attached to the Special Branch, was on passport verification duty. Narayan Rao said, “Sir, we no longer accept money.

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  • Holi and Its Colours for Your Zodiac

    Holi is the time of fun and excitement and of course, Colours. Some of us are super excited about this exuberant festival, but then there are others who prefer it to be a quiet and intimate affair. Even though each sun sign has a completely different way of celebrating, there's much joy to be experienced by celebrating Holi with great zeal and enthusiasm. Treat your eyes and senses to all the colours that are associated with this vibrant festival. ...

    Astroyogi
  • Corrected - Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list, Michael Jordan joins

    By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - (The story was refiled to correct Mark Zuckerberg's net worth in paragraph 10 to $33.4 billion from $34.8 billion, which Forbes reported as his net worth in real time as of Monday. Zuckerberg's ranking is unaffected.) Bill Gates stands atop Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg joined the top 20 and basketball star Michael Jordan ploughed new air by making the list for the first time.

    Reuters
  • Why didn’t a Google happen out of India, asks PM Narendra Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed IT industry leaders at a Nasscom gathering on the challenges the country faced, and asked the industry to contribute towards the “Digital India” campaign, which he launched last year. The PM said the Indian IT sector, which has touched $146 billion in the past two-and-a-half decade, took India on the global business map. “Rich and poor will be differentiated by the digital divide.

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  • 'Kakki Sattai' opens big in Tamil Nadu

    Rising star Sivakarthikeyans Kakki Sattai has taken a humongous opening on its day one of its release. It has netted an awesome Rs 4.62 Crore on Friday (Feb...

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  • IMPS can transfer money within minutes. Why isn’t it more popular

    The interbank mobile or immediate payment service (IMPS) from National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) finally appears to be taking wings. Anyone anywhere can use IMPS to make a payment. For example, one can pay the grocery bill to the shop owner through a mobile phone, provided both are registered IMPS users with their respective banks. Similarly, one can pay a taxi fare to the taxi driver, directly through IMPS.

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