• Exclusive: Katrina Kaif opposite Salman Khan in Atul’s next?

    Rumours are rife in Bollywood circuit that Katrina Kaif will be cast opposite Salman Khan in his brother-in-law Atul Agnihotri’s next which is said to be a love story.   Few months back it was heard that Salman has agreed to do yet another film for Atul once he completes “Sultan” which is likely to be shot between November 2015 and February 2016 in a non-stop schedule in Haryana. On his part, Atul had said that the film will be an action-packed love story.  Not just the female lead, but there were already these speculations of Kabir Khan, who has given two hits with Salman – “Ek Tha Tiger” and recently “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”, will be wielding the baton for Atul’s film.  However, Kabir doesn’t want to confirm at this point of time.

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  • RIP Aadesh Shrivastava: B-Town mourns 'talented' musician's death

    Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar, Rishi Kapoor and Anupam Kher mourned the death of musician Aadesh Shrivastava on Saturday, calling it a great loss to the music industry.

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  • Principal suspended for strip-searching 12 girls in Karnataka

    Mandya (Karnataka), Sept.5 (ANI): A school principal in Mandya district of Karnataka was suspended for strip-searching 12 girls in a classroom after one of the students lost Rs 100. "On the complaint of students, we initiated action and visited the school today. The enquiry is on and if the said teacher proved guilty legal action will be taken against her," Karnataka State Commission chairperson Manjula Manasa told ANI.

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  • Government approves pricey OROP plan to equalise veterans' pensions

    By Nigam Prusty NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India approved a long-awaited programme to equalise pension payments for retired military personnel despite it being a "huge fiscal burden," defence minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday. The programme, known as "One Rank One Pension", or OROP, will ensure uniform pension payments to ex-servicemen who served at the same rank and for the same amount of time, regardless of the year they retired, among other measures. Veterans in India have been fighting for reforms to their pension packages for years.

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  • How's that? Sachin Tendulkar plans to own luxury waterfront villa in Kerala - Firstpost

    The master blaster, who co-owns a soccer team called Kerala Blasters, has shortlisted one of the villas being developed on the bank of a scenic backwater area in Kochi, sources said. "Tendulkar has shortlisted a villa in Panangad in the city. Speaking about the features of the villa, the official said in addition to the water body in all the villas, there are two swimming pools - one in the rooftop of the apartment and second an infinity pool in the waterfront of the project.

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  • Gold prices in India back at discount on weak demand

    By Rajendra Jadhav MUMBAI (Reuters) - Gold prices in India swung to a discount to the global benchmark this week for the first time since mid July as a weak monsoon dampened demand in the world's second-biggest consumer. India's monsoon rains are likely to be below the prior forecast of 88 percent of the long-term average, which could make it the driest year since 2009 and worsen rural distress by cutting farm output. Two-thirds of gold demand in India comes from rural areas where jewellery is a traditional store of wealth.

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  • Auspicious Yogas Making This Janmashtami Special

    The presence of various auspicious yogas on September 5 will make this year’s Janmashtami even more special. On the occasion of Lord Krishna’s birth, Rohini Nakshatra will prevail and it is considered very auspicious as Lord Krishna was born under this nakshatra. Sign up with astroYogi and consult our team on your planetary aspects and the suitable astrological remedies. Sarvartha Siddhi Yoga has a lot of significance as it is considered excellent for performing something auspicious or beginning something new.

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  • PHOTO: MS Dhoni poses with a fan in New Jersey

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is currently holidaying with his family, was pictured with a fan in New Jersey on Wednesday. A couple of days back the Indian One Day International (ODI) skipper was honoured with a resolution for his on-field achievements and for being an inspiration, particularly to children around the world with his “outstanding character”. The Edison Council of the Township of Edison felicitated Dhoni with the Resolution at a private ceremony in New Jersey’s Toms River city. The resolution was on the basis for being “one of the greatest finishers in limited overs cricket.

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  • Daylight Forays into Pakistan

     There was one aircrew in the Indian Air Force who could fly anywhere into Pakistan as they pleased. Whether it was Skardu or Karachi or Quetta, they would foray deep into Pakistan during day and come back with valuable intel and imagery. The crew was led by Squadron Leader 'Jaggi Nath' MVC and Bar. Unknown to the Pakistanis, and even many on the Indian side, a lone Canberra PR57 was being regularly flown by an intrepid pilot over key Pakistani locations in broad daylight for photographic information.

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  • A Zuckerberg may have just bought this New York City townhouse for $22.3 million

    A townhouse in New York City's West Village has just sold for a whopping $22.3 million, and...

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  • Welcome Back Review: Unwelcome Return

    Nana Patekar and Anil Kapoor are back as Uday and Manju in Welcome Back , except in this sequel they now played reformed gangsters desperately trying to stay on the straight and narrow. It’s creepy to see these 50-something men skipping along and getting google-eyed at a skimpily dressed 20-something (Ankita Srivastava). Just as Uday learns that he has another stepsister who he must find a suitable boy for, Ghungroo discovers that his wife has a son from a previous marriage.

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  • Get inside the largest orbiting space laboratory in history

    Thanks to the efforts of European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, you can share...

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  • Historian and economist Zaidi says 'Pakistan lost terribly' in 1965 war with India

    Karachi, Sept. 5 (ANI): Historian and political economist Akbar S. Zaidi has dismissed "the victory myth" regarding the 1965 Pakistan-India war, saying that can be no a bigger lie, as Pakistan lost terribly. According to the Dawn, Zaidi's comments came during his thought-provoking lecture titled 'Questioning Pakistan's history', just two days away from observing Defence Day and marking the 50th anniversary of the 1965 war in the country. Zaidi began the lecture by thought provoking questions such as "what is Pakistan's history and is there a need to question Pakistan's history.

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  • Investment guru quits India over Modi's lack of reforms

    Billionaire commodities investor Jim Rogers is pulling out of India after becoming frustrated with the pace of reforms being carried out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he told Indian financial newspaper Mint. The Singapore-based hedge fund manager said he had sold his India stock over the right-wing government's lack of progress on a promised policy overhaul to attract foreign investment and revive the economy. "I have sold all my India shares... I don't see anything happening," Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, said in an interview with the business daily on Wednesday.

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  • Cricket: Wade leads Australia to victory over England in 1st ODI

    Southampton, United Kingdom, Sept 3, 2015 (AFP) - Matthew Wade's unbeaten 71 laid the platform for World Cup-holders Australia's 59-run win over England in the first day/night one-day international in Southampton on Thursday.

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  • Use your Christian names, Kerala church tells priests

    The Synod of the Kerala-based Syro Malabar Catholic Church has directed its priests to use their Christian names, which is a “mark of their Christian identity”. The directive is being seen as an indirect message to the young Catholic priests to drop their Hindu names. The Church spokesperson, Father Paul Thelakatu, said the Synod, an assembly of all bishops, last week discussed the issue as names of certain seminarians (those studying for priesthood) were not serious enough for a priest.

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  • With Teddy by his side, Mr Bean fetes 25 years with London drive

    Sitting in an armchair strapped atop his green mini with his loyal Teddy by his side, Mr Bean celebrated 25 years of his popular television antics on Friday with a London drive to Buckingham Palace. The mainly silent Mr Bean made his television debut in Britain in 1990, and his amusing and often disruptive exploits, won him fans around the world.

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  • Lot of juice in rosogolla wars: Mamata rushes to get GI tagging to beat Naveen - Firstpost

    It is possible that Mamata Banerjee has just found her sweet spot. Even as West Bengal readies for elections in 2016, Didi could have stumbled on the one issue that could bring her fractious flock together from Darjeeling to Jangal Mahal in common indignation.

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