• 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
  • 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.

  • Aamir Khan failed to instill patriotism in wife: Mulayam’s daughter-in-law

    Wading into the controversy triggered by Aamir Khan’s remarks on intolerance, Samajwadi Party Mulayam Singh Yadav’s daughter-in-law Aparna Wednesday slammed the actor saying despite essaying the roles of patriots on screen, he failed to instill patriotic values in his wife. Aparna, wife of Mulayam’s son Prateek, made updates on her Facebook page and twitter handle saying the actor has let down the people. “Yeh satyapit ho gaya hai ki Aamir Khan sirf abhineta hai, jo ki Rang Dey Basanti aur Mangal Pandey jaise deshbhakton key kirdar nibhane key bawjood apni patni ko deshprem na samjha paye.

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  • 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.

    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.

    The Indian Express
  • 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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  • 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.

  • 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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  • 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.

  • 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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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • India to become third-largest air passenger market by 2026: IATA

    New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The global air transportation body on Thursday predicted that India will become the third-largest air passenger market by 2026. As per the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) updated passenger growth forecast, India will displace Britain as the third-largest market by 2026. The forecast projected that globally total passenger numbers will reach seven billion by 2034 with a 3.8 percent average annual growth in demand taking 2014 as baseline year.

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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.

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  • 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.

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • '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).

  • Sheena murder: CBI seeks Interpol help, Peter Mukerjea’s custody extended

    The CBI custody of media baron Peter Mukerjea was extended till November 30 by a Mumbai Court in the sensational Sheena Bora murder case. The prosecution requested for additional custody of Peter as they wanted to probe the money angle and also carry out a polygraph (lie detector) test on him. Alleging financial motive behind the murder, the CBI told the court that part of the money from News X channel, owned by Peter, sale was deposited in an overseas bank in Sheena's account.

    The Indian Express