• Box Office: Pulkit Samrat-Yami Gautam’s Sanam Re First Day Shocking Collection

    Pulkit Samrat–Yami Gautam starrer Sanam Re released on the same day with Katrina Kaif–Aditya Roy Kapur starrer Fitoor. Both the films have opened below the mark and are struggling at the box office.Sanam Re opened to a low occupancy of 15%. The film had a low collection on day one, it collected Rs 3.50 crore net approx. (Rs 35 million)Sanam Re has done best collections in Mumbai (Rs 1.10 crore net approx).and Delhi (Rs 75 lakh approx). The film needs that big growth on Saturday, to have a decent weekend collection. Sanam Re has done better in places like UP, Rajasthan, Gujarat and CI. ...

    Business of Cinema
  • Photo Alert: Ranveer Singh’s Cute Surprise For Deepika Padukone On The Sets Of xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage!

    Check out this lover boy of our B-Town, none other than Ranveer Singh making his way to reach out to his ladylove in Toronto on the sets of Deepika Padukone‘s first Hollywood project “xXx – The Return Of Xander Cage“. Look’s like Ranveer Singh can’t keep his hands off Deepika Padukone. It’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow, a big day celebration for all the lovers of this planet of all races, caste, languages, religions, to celebrate the special someone in their lives and fill their day with just “love”.

    Business of Cinema
  • Nimrat Kaur's 'dream come true' moment at sister's wedding (With Images

    New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Nimrat Kaur, who was in the capital earlier this week for her younger sister Rubina's wedding, says she it was always her dream to see her "baby sister" as a bride. "I had a wonderful time at the wedding and it was indeed a perfect winter wedding. The actress, who is basking in the success of her latest Bollywood outing "Airlift" wore a custom-made ensemble from designer duo Rimple and Harpreet Narula for Rubina's Anand Karaj ceremony (traditional Sikh wedding) here on Wednesday.

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  • Missing snapdeal employee returns home: Every time someone asks her what happened, she starts crying: Mother

    Every day, Narendra Sarna would receive a call from his daughter Dipti, asking him to come pick her up. It was the first time Narendra had heard from Dipti in over 36 hours, after she went missing on her way back home from work Wednesday evening. In spite of being traumatised after such an incident, she was brave enough to tell me that she will come to Vaishali from the New Delhi railway station.

    The Indian Express
  • What signal is Obama administration sending by selling more F-16 jets to Pakistan?

    The Obama administration on Saturday notified the US Congress of its decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan. Pentagon’s Defence Security Cooperation Agency said the sale would improve Pakistan’s capability to meet current and future security threats. Earlier this week, the US State Department informed the US Congress that it was committed to improving Pakistan’s precision strike capability, a veiled reference to sale of F-16 fighter jets.

    The Indian Express
  • Comedian Russel Peters explains why he calls Mumbai ‘Bombay’

    The decision hasn't gone down well with many Indians who believe the names of Mumbai and many other cities were legitimately changed through democratic process and in fact, what really was imposed was 'Bombay'. Last year, the CBFC, which certifies films, had included 'Bombay' in a list of cuss words not to be used in films. This whole Mumbai Bombay name change thing is so amusing.

    The Indian Express
  • Kingfisher House to go under hammer on Mar 17 for loan recovery: SBICAP

    SBICAP Trustee Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of SBI Capital Markets, on Friday said in a newspaper notice it would hold an e-auction of Kingfisher House, Kingfisher Airlines’ corporate office in Mumbai, on March 17. The reserve price for the property has been set at Rs150 crore, SBICAP Trustee said in the notice on Friday. The auction is part of the recovery process of dues from the airline’s promoter Vijay Mallya, under the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002.

    The Indian Express
  • Indian children trafficked to United States is a reality, says U.S. diplomat

    By Nita Bhalla SILIGURI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cases of Indian children being smuggled to the United States are a reality, a U.S. diplomat said on Friday, reacting to a media report that police had busted an international child trafficking racket operating in the southern city of Bengaluru. Police on Tuesday said they had arrested 16 members of a gang suspected of sending at least 25 children from the states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat illegally to the United States using fake documents in order to acquire visas. Craig L. Hall, U.S. Consul General in Kolkata, told the Thomson Reuters Foundation he was not aware of this case as the visas had reportedly been acquired from the U.S. consulate in Chennai but said there had been similar cases in the past.

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  • Karnataka: Three medical students drown in irrigation canal while taking selfies

    Three students of Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences drowned on Friday evening, after falling in an irrigation canal in Hulivana village, 180km from Bengaluru, reportedly while they were clicking selfies. Mandya district police said that the bodies of two students had been fished out and search was on for the third. Lokesh, Circle Inspector of Mandya Rural, said the victims, all aged 24, have been identified as Sruthi and Jeevan, residents of Bengaluru and Girish, a native of Tumkur.

    The Indian Express
  • Clooney says refugee crisis is huge, U.S. Muslim ban won't happen

    By Sarah Mills BERLIN (Reuters) - George Clooney said on Friday the refugee crisis is bigger than the headline-grabbing exodus from Syria and Iraq, and he believes Americans "will do the right thing" by rejecting Donald Trump and calls to ban Muslims entering the United States. Clooney spoke to Reuters on the same day he and his wife, the human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney, met German Chancellor Angela Merkel behind closed doors at the chancellery to discuss the refugee issue. The Clooneys were in the German capital for the international premiere of "Hail, Caesar!", in which Clooney has a starring role and which opened the Berlin International Film Festival on Thursday.

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  • Women buy more sexual wellness products than men in February

    Women's purchases in the first two weeks of February go up to 54 percent of the total revenue generated by the sexual wellness products industry, compared to 41 percent on an average throughout the year, said the study conducted by ThatsPersonal.com, a seller of sexual wellness products. "Sixty-one percent of wellness products purchased during the month of February are by females and that too during the first 20 days of February. The cities which witness the highest purchase of sexual wellness products include Bangalore, Baroda, Pune, New Delhi and Mumbai," said the study.

    IANS
  • Coca-Cola India shuts three plants as brand suffers inadequate demand

    New Delhi, Feb. 12 (ANI): Coca-Cola India has stopped production at three plants ahead of the peak summer season due to inadequate demand of the brand's beverages. The plants situated in Jaipur, Andhra Pradesh and Meghalaya are affected due to the agony. Activist body India Resource Center (IRC) reported the primary reasons for the closure to be the Kaladera plant in Jaipur, which increased difficulty in accessing groundwater from a depleted aquifer, in addition to incurring financial losses.

    ANI
  • India eye series win in Vizag

    Buoyed by an overwhelming victory in the previous game, a resilient India would look to continue the momentum and seal off their second successive T20 series win when they take on Sri Lanka in the third and final Twenty20 International, here tomorrow. India shrugged off their embarrassing defeat in opening T20 match in Pune with a commanding show in Ranchi, where they outclassed the island nation by 69 runs to level the series. The Indian batsmen had struggled to cope with the 'green' track in Pune but adjusted well on a slow strip at Ranchi, where they did not put a foot wrong. The bowlers, too, were in complete control, never letting the Sri Lankan batsmen dominate. Moreover, skipper Mahendra

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  • EIL appointed consultant for mega refinery in Maharashtra

    Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) Engineers India Limited (EIL) has been appointed as the consultant for the mega refinery proposed to be set up in Maharashtra, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Friday. "EIL is the consultant, this is the arrangement today. Let us see how things are moving," he said on the sidelines of the 150th foundation day celebrations of diversified public sector company Balmer Lawrie here.

    IANS
  • Gravitational waves: They scorned Sanjeev Dhurandhar 3 decades ago, today he is the toast of modern science

    Three decades before international scientists announced they have detected the gravitational waves Albert Einstein had proposed, a young scientist was already talking about the idea. Sanjeev Dhurandhar’s ideas were then greeted with incredulity but, on Thursday, he was the toast of the scientific community who gathered at the Inter-University Centre of Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) in Pune. Prof Jayant Narlikar, former IUCAA director, recalled the 1980s.

    The Indian Express
  • Rahul turning Congress ideology on its head: BJP

    New Delhi, Feb. 13 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday slammed Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for supporting those students in JNU, who are protesting against the arrest of varsity's students' union leader, saying that the latter had turned Congress ideology on its head. "He (Rahul Gandhi) believes that the government is supposed to stand as a mute spectator to such blatant anti-national slogans.

    ANI
  • PM Narendra Modi’s clarion call: India is open for business

    When Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Make In India week in Mumbai on Saturday, he made a pitch to global captains of industry, one that full page advertisements in all the national dailies have declared this morning already: India is 'Open For Business', ready to turn into the world's favourite hub for manufacturing industries. The corollaries are well known, but will be emphasised nevertheless: Low manpower costs, an existing industry base with high credibility across the world, rule of law and democracy, a stable financial market, Indian consumers' continuing enthusiasm and that ubiquitous Indian engineering skill, all of these give India a natural industry magnet. For Indian voters, job-seekers, students, industrialists and families, the Make In India mission's targets will be impressive.

    The Indian Express
  • Le 1s fast charging: 5 minutes of charging gives 3.5 hours of talk time

    LeEco's new value flagship device, the Le1s is an industry favourite. Le 1s can get you 3.5 hours of talk time with just 5 minutes of charge. LeEco, the company which is known to bring such disruptive technology to the market, has also ensured that its users get access to Le Type-C charger with additional safety features such as dust-and-short circuit proof.

    The Indian Express
  • Indian American keen to make 'neglected' Gujarati food world-famous

    New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) In the US, she is 'the Indian girl from Masterchef'! Indian American chef Hetal Vasavada, who has been treating her foreign friends on the reality TV show with khichdi and coconut curry soup, says food from her native Gujarat -- also the home of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi -- is neglected in the west. Vasavada, 28, who was one of the top six finalists of the last season of Star World show "MasterChef US", said that most people in the west think that Gujarati food is all about dollops of sugar. "I think Gujarati food is neglected a lot, especially in restaurants in the US.

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News
  • Mahindra Mojo vs DSK Benelli TNT 25: Comparison

    The DSK Benelli TNT 25 is the latest entrant in the sub-300cc segment, and it’s launched at a price that puts its face to face with Mahindra’s Mojo. A couple of years ago, if you were in the market searching for a 200-300cc motorcycle, you’d only have a limited options to choose from. Fortunately for us, there’s now a couple of new motorcycles that liven up this segment – namely the Mahindra Mojo and DSK Benelli TNT 25.

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