• Ghulam Ali a 'dengue artist' from 'terrorist country,' says singer Abhijeet

    New Delhi, Oct. 9 (ANI): Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya on Friday, in a series of shocking tweets, supported the ban of Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali from performing in Mumbai, saying that 'nation and patriotism' took priority over music and branded the maestro as a 'dengue artist'.

  • ‘Muslims, please leave my rally, for we don’t want your votes’: Meet this challenger to BJP

    When Narendra Modi touches down at the Suara airstrip in Rohtas Friday, Pradeep Joshi will be listening carefully. Joshi is not a BJP leader or from the grand alliance or even an NDA rebel. An independent candidate, he is more saffron than anybody around — even local BJP leaders accuse him of communal politics.

    The Indian Express
  • Indian woman's hand chopped off in Saudi, EAM takes up issue with authorities

    New Delhi, Oct. 9 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday condemned the horrific incident, wherein an Indian woman's right hand was chopped off by her house owner in Saudi Arabia, saying that it was very disturbing and that the matter has been taken up with the concerned authorities. "Chopping of hand of Indian lady - We are very much disturbed over the brutal manner in which Indian lady has been treated in Saudi Arabia.

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  • Vijay Breaks Silence On The Tax Evasion Controversy!

    Tamil star Vijay has finally opened up about the recent tax evasion controversy that stated that the actor has been evading tax since the past five years. Although the tax officials do not seem to share the same opinion with the actor. Vijay has however stated that he is trying to clear the air with the Income Tax department.

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  • AIB’s Salman Khan Starrer The Martian Is The Best Thing You’ll See Today!

    Imagine what it would look like if ‘The Martian’ starred Salman Khan instead of Matt Damon? Well AIB has helped us to make the imagination easier! The hilarious spoof poster shows a mash up of Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ look and Matt Damon’s ‘The Martian’ avatar and certainly it is the best thing we’ve seen today. Not just the photo, what made us laugh out loud was the description of the poster. ‘The Martian’ actually sees how a group of astronauts bring Matt Damon back from Mars.

    Business of Cinema
  • Pepsi wants out of IPL, sends notice to board saying game in ‘disrepute’

    Beverage giant PepsiCo has sent a notice to the Indian cricket board expressing its intention to withdraw from the IPL as title sponsor because of the controversy surrounding the spot-fixing case. Sources said the company has said in its notice that the decision was related to issues that have brought the game into “disrepute”. It is reliably learnt that PepsiCo has informed the IPL’s chief operating officer Sundar Raman about its intention to withdraw from the title sponsorship for which it had paid Rs 396 crore ($71.77 million) for the period 2013-2017. Raman is believed to have informed newly elected BCCI president Shashank Manohar about the development.

    The Indian Express
  • CBI to ask Indrani about will she signed with husband Peter Mukerjea

    A joint will, signed by Indrani and her husband Peter Mukerjea, is the first legal document the CBI plans to confront Indrani with during questioning, agency sources told The Indian Express. Indrani, her ex-husband Sanjay Khanna and former driver Shyam Rai are accused of killing Indrani’s daughter Sheena Bora. A Mumbai court Monday extended Indrani’s judicial custody until October 19.

    The Indian Express
  • Losing to South Africa a blessing in disguise: Kohli

    Kolkata, Oct 8 (IANS) Prior to the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I), Indian middle-order batsman Virat Kohli on Thursday said losing the series to South Africa will act as a blessing for India ahead of the T20 World Cup to be held in the country in 2016. In the first two games in the series which were held in Dharamsala and Cuttack, India lost by seven and six wickets respectively to give the Proteas the series win. "We have a lot of games coming up going forward to the World T20.

  • I criticised Rs 15 lakh suit and Modi stopped wearing suits since: Rahul Gandhi

    Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was in Bihar Wednesday for his first rally since the model code of conduct came into effect and returned to the themes of his West Champaran rally of September 19, delivering almost identical speeches. Rahul spoke at Begusarai, Sheikhpura and Rohtas districts, his muse being Narendra Modi, his motif the suit. “I criticised his Rs 15 lakh suit and he has not worn suits since,” Gandhi said at Sheikhpura.

    The Indian Express
  • Gionee launches flagship E8 in India with Snapdeal

    New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Chinese handset-maker Gionee on Thursday launched its flagship E8 smartphone in India in partnership with domestic e-commerce player Snapdeal at a price of Rs.34,999. "Gionee's E8 is going to be one of the finest offering to the Indian smartphone market with its cutting edge technology and design element. Built to perform like a professional camera for today's user, the E8 offers every aspect and dimension of a professional camera," said William Lu, Gionee global president.

  • Thane builder’s suicide note blames harassment by officials, bribe demands

    Suraj Parmar (46), a prominent builder in Thane who ended his life on Wednesday, is said to have alleged in his suicide note that he had been facing “harassment” by various government departments and was tired of repeated demands for bribes. A director with the Cosmos Group, Parmar shot himself with his licenced firearm on Wednesday afternoon inside a sample flat of an under-construction building. The police said Parmar left behind a 13-page suicide note in which he outlined the problems he was facing due to government departments as well as the bribes that he had to pay repeatedly.

    The Indian Express
  • 29 Ways to Earn Some Extra Cash

    At Fiverr, an online community of freelancers, you can advertise your proficiency in skills such as writing and translation, video and animation, and advertising. As Fiverr's name indicates, your services sell starting at $5 a pop, and you have the option of adding ancillary services to make more money. Set your own fees with TaskRabbit, which will keep 15% to 30% of the transaction.

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  • Oil down, snaps 3-day rally after big U.S. crude build

    Oil fell in volatile trading on Wednesday, snapping a three-day rally, after U.S. government data showing a large crude inventory build surprised traders the day after an industry group had reported a draw. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said domestic crude inventories rose 3.1 million barrels last week, more than the 2.2 million-barrel build forecast by analysts in a Reuters survey. Just on Tuesday, preliminary inventory data by the American Petroleum Institute had suggested a drawdown of 1.2 million barrels.

  • Ford India launches upgraded EcoSport with base price of Rs.679,563

    New Delhi, Oct.7 (ANI): Ford India launched its new EcoSport with enhanced power, performance, appeal and features with a starting price of Rs 679,563. This has been done keeping in mind the festive season which is just round the corner. The new EcoSport comes with Ford's highly efficient 1.5L TDCi diesel engine with an improved peak power of 100 PS that delivers a mileage of 22.27 Km per litre.

  • Coal scam | Tell coal bench your case is different: SC to Manmohan Singh

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to convince the special bench —constituted in the top court to hear coal scam cases — as to how his case was “different” and required to be heard separately. Initially, the bench said that the matter will be listed next week, but minutes thereafter senior advocate Harish Salve, appearing for Aditya Birla Group's Hindalco, urged the chief justice to fix the hearing after Diwali vacation. Salve's request was supported by another senior advocate K K Venugopal, who appeared for former minister of state for coal Santosh Bagrodia, who is an accused in another coal scam case.

    The Indian Express
  • 7 Great Stocks That Keep Raising Dividends

    The stock market has had a good run since 2009. Goldman Sachs strategist David Kostin, one of those pessimists, figures that over the next decade Standard & Poor's 500-stock index will return about 5% annualized, a figure that includes both price gains and dividend income. The subdued outlook means it's time to think even more about dividends, which in this expected scenario will represent a hefty percentage of investors' total returns.

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  • Kashmir issue resolvable says Kasuri

    New Delhi, Oct. 7 (ANI): Ex-foreign minister of Pakistan, Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri, on Wednesday said both India and Pakistan's stand on the Kashmir issue is well stated and clear and the issue is 'resolvable'. "Jammu and Kashmir is an outstanding problem, let's not shut our eyes, it remains an issue. Despite all problems and contradictions, India's position is very well stated.

  • Amit Shah attacks Lalu over beef remark, asks Nitish Kumar to break silence - News18.com

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  • Punjab's largest solar project inaugurated in Bathinda

    Bathinda (Punjab), Oct 8 (IANS) The largest solar power plant in Punjab was inaugurated on Thursday in the state's Bathinda district. The 32 MW solar power plant has been set up in 140 acres of land near Jaga Ram Tirath village near Talwandi Sabo, 240 km from Chandigarh, by private company Welspun Renewables. The project was inaugurated by union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who is the MP from Bathinda Lok Sabha seat, in the presence of Punjab New and Renewable Energy Minister Bikram Singh Majithia.