• Amitabh Bachchan And Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Launch Jewellery Showroom At A Star-Studded Event

    Chennaiites thronged to the much awaited launch of Kalyan Jewellers’ first showroom in Chennai. Kalyan Jewellers brand ambassadors and mega stars of Indian celluloid Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Prabhu Ganesan, Nagarjuna, Shivaraj Kumar, Manju Warrier and Vikram Prabhu regaled the crowd at the inauguration of Kalyan Jewellers’ 50th showroom in South India and 78th store globally.

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  • Flashback: When Shah Rukh Khan Handed Over His Award To Salman Khan

    Lets take you to the flashback in 1998, where a golden moment was created between Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan. In 1998 at Zee Cine Awards Shah Rukh Khan handed over his Best Actor Award to Salman Khan stating, “ I am going to call on the stage a gentleman who is going to thank everyone else on my behalf because he (Salman Khan) feels I get all the awards and he doesn’t gets it.” Salman Khan gleefully walked up the stage taking awards from Shah Rukh Khan’s hand.

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  • Vivek Oberoi’s brother is Deepika’s runaway date - Mumbai Mirror -

    Vivek Oberoi's younger brother Akshay has an impressive line-up of five films this year. In less than a month's time he will be going on a date with a somewhat distracted Deepika Padukone in the Amitabh Bachchan-Irrfan Khan drama Piku. "But all through dinner, all she does is talk about her father, Amitabh Bachchan's ailments and that's the end of our relationship and my cameo," Akshay laughs. He will then be seen romancing Aditi Rao Hydari in Fitoor.

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  • Bigg Boss 8 Contestants Karishma Tanna And Upen Patel Highest Paid TV Couple?

    Upen Patel and Karishma Tanna who will soon be seen taking on other television couples in the popular dance reality show Nach Baliye 7 is considered as the highest paid television couple. Upen Patel and Karishma Tanna realised their love for each other in the Bigg Boss 8 house when the two were pitted against each other as contestants. Considering their popularity as a hot couple, the makers of the dance reality show, Nach Baliye 7 approached the lovebirds to appear in the show.

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  • Spotted: Kangna Ranaut, Anushka Sharma and Raveena Tandon at the Mumbai airport

    Kangna Ranaut (left), Raveena Tandon (centre) and Anushka Sharma (right) upped the oomph quotient at the Mumbai airport on Thursday

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  • A Congress Bachao programme for Sonia: Get rid of Rahul Gandhi - Firstpost

    Rahul Gandhi, who the Congress desperately wants as its head, has a unique luxury at his disposal - he can put on or take off his political hat at will. Every political analyst worth his or her salt has said this a hundred times - that Rahul is an on-off politician and that doesn’t work in Indian politics. Of course, these are the perks of a dynasty and unfortunately, the Congress doesn’t pay heed to what analysts point out or history tells them. In anointing a furtive, taciturn Rahul as its supreme leader, what the Congress chooses to ignore is that times have changed in Indian politics and the party is in absolute ruins.

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  • Home alone: why Goa has the highest proportion of locked houses in India

    Goa is witnessing a realty boom. The love affair began suddenly, but it took some time for Haryana-based businessman Rajeev Deswal (name changed) to express his feelings. When he had saved enough money, he gave his love a seal of permanence and bought an apartment in Goa. Deswal’s flat in Benaulim in south Goa is redolent of the spirit of the state—bright and breezy—but it remains locked for most part of the year.

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  • Seven instances when Vinod Kambli's public posturing proved to be an embarrassment | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    Whenever lists are made of rare cricketing talents gone to waste, Vinod Kambli usually features near — if not at — the top. With his latest rant on Twitter, Kambli has once again shown that his temperamental nature makes him his own worst enemy. Shiamak Unwalla lists out the numerous instances in which Kambli antagonised people and wallowed in self-pity. Kambli's latest controversy happened just a few days ago, when tweets surfaced from Kambli's Twitter account bashing Navjot Sidhu and Rameez Raja, who were commentating during an Indian Premier League (IPL) match.

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  • HTC One M9+ takes on Samsung, Motorola and Apple

    HTC has always had multiple variants of mid-range Android phones, but the flagship products has usually remained exclusive. Not anymore because the One M9 has been spun off into the One M9+ and launched in India last week with a bigger screen and slightly different specifications. It is priced at Rs.52,500, and competes with the Samsung Galaxy S6 (32GB Rs.49,900), Motorola Moto Turbo (Rs.41,999) and the iPhone 6 (16GB Rs.53,500).

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  • Intersex surgeries spark move away from drastic treatment

    She was born to a young Chicago couple, named Jennifer, and grew into a beautiful long-lashed child with wavy dark hair, big brown eyes and a yearning, youthful desire to be just like all the other girls. Jennifer Pagonis was born intersex, an umbrella term for several conditions in which an infant's reproductive anatomy doesn't conform to standard definitions of male or female. Then, as surgical techniques for ambiguous genitals evolved, doctors began performing surgeries on affected infants and encouraged parents to raise children as the sex they visibly resembled.

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  • If You Want To Love Yourself, Don’t Say These 10 Things

    There’s always going to be a day when you’re a little down on yourself. Maybe things didn’t go well for you at work, or you’re not feeling your best, or life just isn’t going your way. And trust me — I know how much that sucks. When this happens, don

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  • Five big reasons for Mumbai Indians' woes thus far in IPL 8 | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    Nishad Pai Vaidya picks five reasons why Mumbai find themselves in a muddle. While Mumbai managed to retain their five main players in Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga, Ambati Rayudu and Harbhajan Singh, they weren’t successful in building a team around them.

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  • Vaishali Protests At Pali Hill, writes Twinkle Khanna | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    So, a few hours ago, I saw that everyone was protesting against hawkers in my area, Pali Hill. It was very exciting and I decided that I was also going to be part of this protest. I saw Ranbir Kapoor's daddy, Rishi Kapoor uncle and he was looking very angry. A few people were lying down on the road to protest and I also went to lie down next to them.

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  • Refugees once again: Sri Lankan family returns to India - The Times of India

    Five Sri Lankan refugees -- including a man, his wife and three daughters – returned to India on Friday after they found it difficult to make a living in their homeland.

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  • This infographic explains why the IPL continues to be a money spinner

    Kolkata Knight Riders are now the most valuable franchise brand in the IPL.According to American Appraisal, a brand valuation firm, defending IPL champion KKRs brand value rose almost 25 percent to $86 million, giving it a clear lead over second placed Mumbai Indians, valued at $72 million.Meanwhile CSK dropped to third as its value decreased by $5 million to $67 million in the wake spot-fixing and gambling allegations against team principal Gurunath Meiyappan, and the Supreme Court of Indias ruling on the conflict-of-interest of franchise owner, and former BCCI president, N Srinivasan.The other gainers were Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad, the former appreciating by 28 percent and the latter by 40 percent. Meanwhile Delhi Daredevils find themselves last on yet another IPL table, with their brand value dropping from $40 million to $34 million.The highest gainers in terms of individual franchise brand values are Kolkata Knight Riders (US$86mn) and Kings IX Punjab (US$41mn) who saw an increase from their 2014 brand values mainly driven by a fantastic on field performance and continued fan engagement, the report said.Chennai and Delhi however saw a decrease in their brand values, one recovering from a spate of recent controversies that dampened advertiser sentiment and the other failing to improve its standing on the points table.However, the report did not explain how Sunriserss brand made the biggest jump in percentage terms.

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  • This strange case tied Supreme Court up in knots - The Times of India

    Such was the complex web of relationships woven by a couple in their marital life that even the Supreme Court got tired of finding a solution within the legal framework and asked them to compromise.

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  • TCS heads towards steepest fall in six months

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Shares in Tata Consultancy Services fell as much as 4.4 percent on Friday, heading towards their biggest fall since October 2014, after the company's January-March revenue fell short of expectations. TCS on Thursday reported

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  • 6 Ways to Stay Happy When Life Gets Hard

    Fights are about anything—a tone of voice, a missed phone call—but underneath they are really about painful emotions, jealousy, insecurity, hurt, anger that may predate the affair, or even the marriage the affair broke up.

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  • Bangalore-Mysore corridor Phase I almost complete: NICE

    Ashok Kheny, MD, Nandi Infrastructure Corridor Enterprise says the company’s project to develop 111 km of expressway connecting Bangalore to Mysore is close to its Phase I completion. Of 62 kms, the company has made 56 kms and is waiting to acquire land for the same. Furthermore, Kheny says the company’s board is considering a reverse merger of NICE with BF Utility, that owns 74 percent stake. Below is the edited transcript of Murali Ashok Kheny's interview with Latha Venkatesh and Sonia Shenoy on CNBC-TV18.

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  • Manish Paul Honoured By His Delhi School Faculty

    Manish Paul has been honoured by his Delhi-based school faculty for creating his identity as a successful Bollywood actor and making them proud. Going back to school after years may seem intimidating to a lot of people, not Manish Paul. Little did the humorous actor anticipate that his school faculty would invite him again years after he passed out, not just for nothing, but to honour him?

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