• Vivek Oberoi’s Comment On Salman Khan Ignoring Him!

    The recent incident between the two actors Salman Khan and Vivek Oberoi over their past, has once again grabbed all the eyeballs on their old intense war. Recently, Salman was at the Mehboob Studio for a promotional event of his recent release film “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo”. Post event, Salman met director Indra Kumar, who took him to the vanity van where all the lead actors of Great Grand Masti including actor Vivek Oberoi was present.

    Business of Cinema
  • Live score, IND vs SA Third Test Day 2: Indian spinners run riot, South Africa 7 down

    Nagpur: Off-spinner Simon Harmer took four wickets while paceman Morne Morkel bagged three as South Africa skittled India for 215 in the first innings on the opening day of the third test on Wednesday. The visitors, however, surrendered some of the advantage and lost opener Stiaan van Zyl for a duck to off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and nightwatchman Imran Tahir (four) to Ravindra Jadeja to slump to 11-2 at stumps. Dean Elgar (seven) and captain Hashim Amla (nought) were unbeaten at the crease with South Africa, who trail the four-test series 1-0, still 204 runs behind. Here are the live updates. Ashwin had to wait for four balls to get his first wicket on day two. Elgar tried to cut one hard

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  • 9 Bollywood Khans Who Married Outside Their Religion Against All Odds

    Nobody comes close to our King Khan when it comes to his real life romance with wife Gauri (Read: Magical Love Story Of Bollywood’s King Of Romance Shah Rukh Khan And Gauri). Parent of two, Irrfan and Sutapa have been married for more than a decade now.

  • Is Make in India working, Rahul Gandhi asks Mount Carmel students; reply embarrasses Cong MP

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi had an embarassing moment during his interaction with students at Mount Carmel in Bangalore on Tuesday. Slamming Modi government's Swach Bharat Abhiyaan, when the young MP asked the students if they saw India clean, the students responded in resonating 'yes'. It didn't end here as the Congress MP again asked the student if they thought the Make in India was really working and the students again gave the same reply, making the leader uncomfortable.

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  • Aamir Khan defamed country for personal benefits: M J Akbar

    Sharpening its attack on actor Aamir Khan for his comment on “intolerance” in the country, the ruling BJP on Wednesday alleged that he has “committed a moral sin” because he did not have the “right to drag down the entire nation because of personal antagonism towards a party”. Party spokesperson M J Akbar said at a press conference at the party headquarters that Khan has “defamed the country for some personal benefits”. “Aamir Khan is an icon.

    The Indian Express
  • Andhra Capital: American architect replaces Dutch contender to design Amaravati

    Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas has declined to participate in the competition to design the new Andhra Pradesh capital of Amaravati, following which the state government has contacted US-based architect Frank Gehry to come on board. Gehry, along with British architect Norman Foster and Italian-British architect Richard Rogers, will now be the contenders to build the Amaravati capital complex, which will include Raj Bhavan. The Asian jury comprises Delhi-based urban planner K T Ravindran and Pune-based architect Christopher Charles Benninger besides architects from Japan, Singapore and Malaysia.

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  • Indian women join #HappyToBleed campaign to protest menstruation remarks

    By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Scores of Indian women have taken to social media declaring themselves "Happy to Bleed," after the head of a famous Hindu temple said he would consider allowing women in if there was a machine to check that they were not menstruating. Nikita Azad said she launched the #HappyToBleed campaign to protest the remarks made by the head of Sabarimala temple, a popular shrine in Kerala, and help break the taboo surrounding menstruation. "This is a basic issue about discriminatory beliefs that say menstruation is unclean," Azad, a student, told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

  • Miss World Canada prevented from reaching China pageant

    By Tyrone Siu HONG KONG (Reuters) - Canada's China-born Miss World contestant was stopped in Hong Kong on Thursday and denied permission to board a flight to the beauty pageant finals in China, a move she said was punishment for speaking out against human rights abuses in the country. Anastasia Lin, a 25-year-old Toronto actress who was crowned Miss World Canada in May, was unable to obtain a visa in advance of her arrival for the contest finals this week in Sanya, on the southern Chinese resort island of Hainan.

  • Gold close to lowest in nearly six years on stronger dollar

    Gold was trading near its lowest in nearly six years on Thursday, as the dollar held at multi-month highs after U.S. economic data reinforced expectations of an interest rate rise this year. The U.S. currency was also supported against the euro, weighing on dollar-denominated gold, as European Central Bank officials told Reuters they were considering options such as whether to stagger charges on banks hoarding cash or to buy more debt. Spot gold was up 0.2 at $1,072.86 an ounce by 1153 GMT, not far off $1,064.95 hit last week, the lowest since February 2010.

  • Land price in Hyderabad breaks all records

    Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Breaking all records, an acre of land in Hyderabad has fetched Rs.29.28 crore to the Telangana government in an e-auction conducted on Wednesday.

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  • Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra launch Viaan Mobiles

    Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty and her businessman husband Raj Kundra on Wednesday launched Viaan Mobiles, named for their three-year-old son. Five variants of the mobile phones, which come with a special personalised service, are priced between Rs.849 to Rs.12,999. The phones were launched at a ceremony held here with celebrity guests Malaika Arora Khan, Farah Khan, Manish Paul and Jeetendra in attendance.

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  • British lady aviator lands in Delhi, as part of recreating historical flight to Australia

    It's not everyday that you have a woman aviator flying an open-cockpit vintage biplane from the UK to Australia. British female aviator, Tracey Curtis-Taylor landed at the Hindan Air Force Base near Delhi in her 1942 Boeing Stearman. This is part of Curtis-Taylor's endeavour to celebrate the pioneering days of early aviation in the 1920s and 1930s, and especially the achievements of revolutionary British aviator Amy Johnson.

    The Indian Express
  • Going solar

    The solar power auction in Andhra Pradesh that ended earlier this month has shown that solar power is finally here to stay. While the lowest bid was at Rs 4.03 per unit, it is the plethora of bids at Rs 4.60 to 5.00 per unit that shows that solar power is now fully competitive with coal-based power, especially for meeting peak loads. Since storing electricity is prohibitively expensive, photovoltaic power plants will never be able to meet more than the daytime peak demand for electricity.

    The Indian Express
  • BJP takes the fight to AAP, points to ‘misbehavior’ by its MLAs at weddings

    The BJP Wednesday cited alleged misbehavior by AAP MLAs at two wedding events in the capital, as it countered the ruling party’s allegations against its legislator O P Sharma. AAP leaders have accused Sharma of misbehaving with their MLA Alka Lamba. The BJP alleged Lamba was making personal remarks on their MLA.

    The Indian Express
  • Healthy recipes: Saffron baked yoghurt with orange and ginger salad

    You don't always have to turn up your nose at yoghurt. The power food can actually help you lose weight and keep the sniffles at bay. It's also a rich source of power-boosting proteins, metabolism-accelerating probiotics and and bone-building calcium. This season, don't shun the yoghurt. Embrace it and enjoy its health benefits. Executive sous chef Gagandeep Singh Sawhney, Shangri-La's - Eros Hotel, New Delhi tells us how to whip up a delicacy.

    The Indian Express
  • Gadkari wants to build 100 km national highway per day

    Bengaluru, Nov 25 (IANS) Buoyed at construction of 18 km of national highways per day from 2km a year ago, union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said he wants a whopping 100 km to be built daily, as surface connectivity is the lifeline of the country's economy. "Though we are on target to build 30 km of highway per day by March, my unofficial target is to construct 100 km a day, as we need to expand the national highways coverage to 150,000 km from 90,000 km across the country," Gadkari said on Wednesday at the five-day international construction equipment industry expo here. Exhorting the construction industry to scale up and skill up to meet the government's ambitious target of developing roads and highways for speedy transport, he told about 500 delegates that funds for building them were not a constraint.

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  • Days after murder, Indrani Mukerjea tried to convince Rahul that Sheena Bora went away

    OVER a dozen phone conversations between April 28 and May 1, 2012, all recorded by Rahul Mukerjea, were the final piece of evidence that the CBI heard repeatedly before connecting his father Peter Mukerjea conclusively with Sheena Bora’s murder. Sheena is believed to have been killed on the night between April 24 and 25. The conversations were mostly conference calls among Indrani, Peter and Rahul and paved the grounds for Peter’s arrest, confirmed CBI officials speaking from New Delhi.

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  • India adds 2,311 MW renewable generation capacity in 7 months

    New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India has added 2,311.88 MW of grid-connected power generation capacity from renewable energy sources like solar and wind till October of this financial year, against the full fiscal's target of 4,460 MW, an official statement said on Thursday. A total of 827.22 MW of solar power generation capacity was added in this period, taking the cumulative electricity generation capacity from the source to 4,579.24 MW, said the new and renewable energy ministry statement. Wind power generation capacity of 1,234.11 MW was added in these seven months, taking cumulative electricity generation capacity from wind to 24,677.72 MW.

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  • 7 years after 26\/11, face of coastal security: 8 bamboo poles, 2 cops, 1 aluminium roof

    The only blemish on the horizon if you drive southward on the Bandra-Worli Sea Link and look to the left at the open sea is a shack on an outcrop of rock before land gives way to water. This is a coastal police outpost, one of the many that watch over Mumbai’s shores. “We’re going to be at the front of the firing line should there be a repeat of the November 2008 terror attack in Mumbai.

    The Indian Express
  • 'Disappointed' Lokpal.us calls for fast against AAP

    New Delhi, Nov. 25 (ANI): Lokpal.us, an internal watchdog created by volunteers of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), has called for a fast by party members and volunteers on Sunday to express concerns that almost one-third founder members were not allowed to attend the National Council meeting. Dr. Munish Raizada of Lokpal.us said the fast is being observed for the AAP to give it moral strength to upkeep the values for which the party was founded. "Approximately 100 founder members were kept out of the meeting by manipulative techniques (late and impractical invites, and improper suspensions notices).