• Shah Rukh Khan Reveals About One Bollywood Actor Who Does Not Crack Under Pressure

    Bollywood’s superstar Shah Rukh Khan is having a hectic and packed up shooting schedules this year. The actor has shot back to back for his three upcoming film. Shah Rukh Khan had just returned to Mumbai after his holiday in London, the superstar was previously busy with the shooting of Rohit Shetty’s film Dilwale in Bulgaria and then headed to London to spend time with his family.

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  • 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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  • #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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  • 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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  • Big B, Salman, Akshay among world’s highest-paid celebs, SRK doesn’t make it to the Forbes list

    Bollywood stalwarts Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni are among the world’s 100 highest-paid celebrities, according to the Forbes’ annual list which is topped by by American boxer Floyd Mayweather. Breaking into the elite global club, Amitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan are tied for the 71st rank with earnings of 33.5 million dollars each.

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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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  • Champions Trophy uncertainty irks Bangladesh

    Bangladesh has criticised the current scheduling system in international cricket as a new tri-series in Zimbabwe threatens their qualification for the 2017 Champions Trophy. Bangladesh stunned India 2-1 last week and were celebrating their qualification for the eight-team tournament in England after their maiden ODI series victory over their mighty neighbours. The victory meant Bangladesh, who blanked Pakistan 3-0 in the previous home series, rose to seventh place in the latest ODI rankings with 93 points, ahead of West Indies (88) and Pakistan (87).

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  • 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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  • Chinese submarine in Karachi: A worst case scenario for India, and here's what it needs to do

    A conventional Chinese submarine docking in Karachi port last month and spending one week there is a disturbing development for India.While warships are known to dock at foreign ports and sail away after a brief stay and refuelling, submarines are a different ballgame. After aircraft carriers, submarines are the most potent weapon in sea warfare. The fully loaded and equipped Chinese submarine reportedly spent afull week in Karachi port in the last week of May with entire crew of at least 65 on board.Ironically, the Chinese submarine a Yuan class 335 boat equipped with Air-Independent Propulsion (AIP) which gives greater stealth and longer duration under-sea capability had docked in Karachi port on 22 May. This means that when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was wrapping up his maiden official visit to China (14-16 May) the Chinese were planning this provocative act.The political symbolism emanating from the Karachi event is simple. China will stop at nothing in increasing its military might.

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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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  • Sheryl Sandberg explains the most valuable aspect of her relationship with Mark Zuckerberg

    Sheryl Sandberg knew when she joined Facebook as its COO in 2007, her success at the company depended on her relationship with founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, she told the graduating class of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management on Saturday. Sandberg explained how much she admires Zuckerberg's willingness to accept criticism from the people who work for him, saying she knows firsthand that it can be difficult to develop transparency between bosses and employees.

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  • Ramayana not a work of fiction

    An international team of researchers consisting of geneticists, anthropologists, archaeologists and historians have found that Ramayana, written 10,000 years ago, is a chronicle of events and characters recorded by Sage Valmiki and not a work of fiction. The mystery behind the characters in Ramayana has been solved by a team led by Dr Gyaneshwer Chaubey, ace genetic scientist of the Estonian Biocentre in Estonia.

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  • Eight cool smartphones coming to India soon - The Economic Times

    Smartphone makers from China are making a beeline to India, heading to the market in droves. In the last year itself, we have seen over half a dozen brands enter the Indian market, while many more have consolidated their operations and made a wider user base in the country. And of course, all these brands offer feature-rich smartphones at a fraction of the price of flagship models by Apple, Samsung, Sony etc. Here's our pick of 8 smartphones by Chinese companies that are likely to make their way to India very soon...

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  • #SelfieWithDaughter: Ehsan Jafri's daughter shares 'haunting' reminder of Gujarat riots

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known for successfully inspiring social media trends. Aimed at creating awareness about and curbing female foeticide that is rampant in several parts of India, the Prime Minister asked people to share selfies with their daughters on social media.The initiative saw a good response with the hashtag becoming the top trend on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • BCCI Gives 'Clean Chit' to Three Accused CSK Cricketers

    NEW DELHI: The Indian cricket board on Monday gave "clean chit" to the three international cricketers whom former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi accused of accepting bribes, in cash and kind, from an Indian businessman. "Since the three named are international players, they fall under the purview of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) jurisdiction. Thee ICC's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) has investigated the matter and it is up to them to answer on what came out," Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur said here.

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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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  • NASA cuts live feed as UFOs fly past earth: Report

    Washington, June 29 (IANS) Mysterious footage reportedly depicting three UFOs racing by our Earth has been a big hit on YouTube. The 4-minute video titled "UFO Mysteries: UFOs, Angels Or Biological Creatures Seen Leaving The Earth?" was uploaded a week ago and has over 214,000 views. The video, reportedly shot from the International Space Station (ISS), shows three unidentified flying objects (UFOs) shooting upward out of Earth's atmosphere, www.wnd.com reported.

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  • Karan Johar Responds to Same Sex Marriage Joke on Twitter. #LoveWins, Trolls Lose - NDTV Movies

    The trolls have directed vitriol at celebrities like Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar, whose sexuality has been a continuing topic of interest and speculation

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  • Mughlai food and Ramzan special delicacies for Rozedars - News18.com

    What made these Ramadan bazaar ‘khas’ is their endless offerings. Thick spicy curries, variety of dates, sharbat – juices and

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  • 2 Air India staff suspended after pilgrims were served non-veg food

    If populism and unionism weren't enough to dent Air India's credibility among flyers, the careless and callous staff surely promise its hasty grounding as its customer satisfaction report card took another hit on Saturday. Tempers frayed onboard Leh-Delhi flight on Saturday afternoon when meat was served to some Jain pilgrims returning from Sindhu Darshan festival. The immediate staff suspension was urgent to stop the bad news from going out of airport as the fuming pilgrims landed in Capital.

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