• 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
  • Had advised PM Modi to establish contact with Sonia, Rahul: Manmohan Singh

    Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has advised his successor Narendra Modi to “establish contact” with Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi if his government wants to improve its relations with the Congress party and seek its support on issues of national importance. In his first interview since demitting office two years ago, Singh has told India Today magazine that he had told this to Modi when he met him before the Parliament session last year.

    The Indian Express
  • 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
  • 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”.

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  • 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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  • 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.

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  • Romas are India's children: Sushma Swaraj

    New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The people of the Roma community spread across various parts of the world are actually children of India, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Friday. "You are the children of India who migrated and lived in challenging circumstances in foreign lands for centuries. Romas are said to be descendants of groups in India like Dom, Banjara, Gujjar, Sansi, Chauhan, Sikligar, Dhangar and other nomadic groups from northwest India.

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  • 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.

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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.

    Reuters
  • Afzal Guru row: Congress calls for exposing protestors' ulterior motive

    New Delhi, Feb. 12 (ANI): A day after the Delhi Police registered a case of sedition against the JNU students for raising anti-India slogans at an event against the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, the Congress Party on Friday said the cops must identify the guilty students and expose their ulterior motive. "Students raising slogans on Afzal Guru is outrightly condemnable. Merely registering sedition cases against these students won't solve the purpose.

    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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  • 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
  • Why Indian films are banned in Pakistan

    By Ashish Kumar Singh New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): Sonam Kapoor's forthcoming biopic film 'Neerja' has been banned in Pakistan allegedly for showing the country in poor light. 'Neerja' is not the first Bollywood film to be banned in Pakistan as there have been several other flicks, which could not save themselves from coming under the hammer of the neighbouring country's censor board. Pakistan had earlier banned big banner Indian films like 'Haider', 'Phantom', 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan', 'The Dirty Picture' and 'Ek Tha Tiger' among others.

    ANI
  • 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
  • Google self-driving car effort expands hiring, posts manufacturing jobs

    Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) self-driving project is advertising dozens of jobs on its website with a special focus on manufacturing expertise. Thirty-six jobs related to the Google X car project were listed including engineers working on motion control, displays, robotics and sensors as well as managers charged with operations, materials and marketing. Google, which declined to comment, has denied in the past that it had any interest in making cars.

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  • Headley suggested LeT not to attack Siddhivinayak temple: Nikam

    Mumbai, Feb. 12 (ANI): Narrating the startling revelations made by 26/11 conspirator David Coleman Headley, Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam on Friday said that the former conducted a recce of Mumbai's Siddhivinayak temple and asked the LeT not to attack the shrine as it was heavily guarded. Nikam said that Headley was asked by Major Iqbal to recruit the people from Baba Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in order to collect confidential information from there.

    ANI
  • 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