• JNU sedition case: Meet the family of the student who is a ‘danger to Mother India’

    In an old brick house in Bihat village in Bihar’s Begusarai district, the home of arrested JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar, his parents are stunned by the sedition charge slapped on him. Confined to his bed since 2013 when the left side of his body was paralysed, 65-year-old Jaishankar Singh maintains: “I could study only up to Class X but I ensured my children received good education. Kanhaiya’s mother Meena Devi puts on a brave face.

    The Indian Express
  • Ghaziabad kidnapping: Cops probe people ‘close to’ Snapdeal employee

    Ghaziabad Police are investigating whether someone “close to” Dipti Sarna, a Snapdeal executive who was allegedly kidnapped Wednesday night and released by her abductors two days later, orchestrated the incident. Dipti said she does not know the people who abducted her. Preliminary investigation indicates that a person close to her could be the mastermind behind this incident,” said Ghaziabad Senior Superintendent of Police, Dharmendra Singh.

    The Indian Express
  • The God-Fathers: The story of Sarfaraz Khan’s father

    Sarfaraz Khan was right though. On the face of it, Arjun Tendulkar was of course more fortunate than many others. For, he ran back almost immediately, wrapped himself around Naushad and said as an instantaneous afterthought, “Abbu main usse zyaada naseebwala hoon.

    The Indian Express
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.

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  • 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”.

    Business of Cinema
  • Odisha minister seeks NSD explanation on ‘nudity’ in Polish play

    Odisha’s culture minister has sought a report from the National School of Drama (NSD) after a Polish play staged in Bhubaneswar as part of the ongoing 18th Bharat Rang Mahotsav featured a few seconds of nudity. Sonka, a 110-minute play by Poland’s Aleksander Wegierko Drama Theater, depicts the horrors inflicted upon a Polish woman by Nazi soldiers during World War II. At one point, the soldiers leave the protagonist, played by the actress Katarzyna Siergiej, without any clothes above her waist for about 10 seconds. On Saturday morning, however, state Culture Minister Ashok Panda said: “Such plays are against our culture.

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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.

    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 India Private Limited/Yahoo India News
  • 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.

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  • Lakhvi son killed in J&K; Pak action on Saeed, Lakhvi superficial: David Headley

    On the last day of his examination by the prosecution in a special court in Mumbai, 26/11 scout David Coleman Headley said that Lashkar-e-Toiba operations commander Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi’s son Basi had been killed “in a firefight with the Indian Army in Kashmir. Sajid Mir, Headley’s handler, then assumed the nickname Basi “in memory of Zaki’s son”, Headley deposed via video from the US Saturday.

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  • 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
  • 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.

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  • Oil rockets from 12-year low on renewed talk of OPEC cut

    Global oil prices surged as much as 12 percent on Friday after a report once again suggested OPEC might finally agree to cut production to reduce the world glut, while a bounce in stock markets fed appetite for risk. Despite the strong daily gain, oil prices were poised to end the week down as much as 5 percent. The United Arab Emirates' energy minister said the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries was willing to cooperate on an output cut, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday after crude futures settled in U.S. trade.

    Reuters
  • Mahindra Mojo vs DSK Benelli TNT 25: Comparison

    The DSK Benelli TNT 25 is the latest entrant in the sub-300cc segment, and it’s launched at a price that puts its face to face with Mahindra’s Mojo. A couple of years ago, if you were in the market searching for a 200-300cc motorcycle, you’d only have a limited options to choose from. Fortunately for us, there’s now a couple of new motorcycles that liven up this segment – namely the Mahindra Mojo and DSK Benelli TNT 25.

    Autox
  • 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
  • Make in India: Number of registered Muslim-owned units fall

    Businessmen feel that rather than going through the rigmarole of documentation and end up with no benefits, it is better if they do not register themselves,” Aamir Idrisi, President of the Association of Muslim Professionals, said. Muslim representation in the unorganised MSMEs, which is around 2-crore strong, is 12 per cent. “There is a section of Muslim businessmen who feel that taking loans and paying interest is against their religion.

    The Indian Express