• Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Hosts Special Jazbaa Screening

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is making a comeback on the silver screen with her next ambitious movie, ‘Jazbaa’ opposite the critically acclaimed actor Irrfan Khan. The star of the movie might be Aishwarya Rai thanks to her huge popularity but the audience now days trust and admire Irrfan Khan for his wonderful taste in choosing films. The much talked about Sanjay Gupta movie has finally released and is being well received by the critics as well as the audience.

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  • India protests to Saudi after maid's hand chopped off

    India said Friday it had lodged a protest with authorities in Riyadh after a maid from Tamil Nadu allegedly had her hand chopped off by her Saudi employer for complaining about her work conditions. India's foreign minister deplored a "brutal" attack on 55-year-old Kasthuri Munirathinam, who is now being treated at a hospital in Riyadh, and which comes weeks after a Saudi diplomat based in New Delhi fled the country accused of rape. "Chopping of (the) hand of (an) Indian lady -- we are very much disturbed over the brutal manner in which (this) Indian lady has been treated in Saudi Arabia," Sushma Swaraj said on Twitter.

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  • Three Indians feature in Forbes 'Asia's Richest Families' list

    New Delhi, Oct 9 (ANI): The inaugural list of the Forbes' 50 richest families in Asia witnessed as many as 14 Indian families, including that of the Ambanis, who ranked third with a net worth of USD 21.5 billion. The business dynasties include the Premji family ranked at the seventh spot with a net worth of USD 17 billion, and the Mistry family at the 10th place with a net worth of USD 14.9 billion. The other Indian families in the coveted list, include Godrej family at 15th place with a fortune of USD 11.4 billion, Arcelor Mittal, Birlas with a net worth of USD 7.8 billion, Bajaj's, Dabur India's Burmans and others.

  • ATM fraud: A teacher’s plea led VB Nagar cops to international skimming racket

    Candice Fernandes, a teacher at a Chembur-based school, lost Rs 36,500 to a series of unauthorised transactions made from an ATM in Kurla on September 15. An officer from the VB Nagar police station said when the woman initially approached them, they had told her to go to the Bandra police that were probing the caase. Fernandes, however, insisted that since the ATM that was used for the unauthorised transactions was near Kurla railway station — the area comes under the jurisdiction of the VB Nagar police station — the VB Nagar police ought to probe the matter.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Salman Khan’s Father Salim Khan Returns Back From Hospital!

    In our film industry, we know Salim Khan best for being one half of the prolific screenwriting duo of Salim-Javed. Well, all was not well health wise for Salim Khan who has been operated for Hernia at the suburban Lilavati hospital in Bandra, Mumbai. Looks like health has finally returned to Mr. Khan, we are sure Salman Khan must be delighted to get his strongest Daddy back home.

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  • Actress Ashley Benson Sorry For “Cecil The Lion” Costume

    ‘Spring Breakers’ Ashley Benson has issued a groveling apology after posting a photo on Instagram of her wearing a “Cecil The Lion” costume. In her caption on the photo, Benson wrote “Can’t decide on my halloween costume this year! What do you guys think of this cecil the lion costume?”. The 25-year-old actress has now written a lengthy apology to her followers, saying: “Yesterday’s post was in poor taste and I absolutely regret all of the hurt that photo caused.

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  • Ranji Trophy 2015: Balwinder Singh Sandhu, Mumbai’s sidewinder

    It’s not a surprise that Karnataka are far ahead of the rest of the competition in the Ranji Trophy. Take Punjab for example. At no point on the first day’s play against Mumbai did they look as if they have just come fresh from a 600-run outing in their previous match.

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  • Music composer Ravindra Jain dies after prolonged illness

    Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) Renowned music director Ravindra Jain, an exponent of Rabindra Sangeet, died following prolonged illness at a private hospital here on Friday, an aide said. As there was little improvement in his condition, Jain was airlifted to Mumbai by his family on Wednesday and admitted in the ICU of Lilavati Hospital and kept on a ventilator. Born blind on February 28, 1944, Jain started his musical career in the early 1970s and went on to compose some of the most memorable numbers in superhit movies like "Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se", "Chitchor", "Chor Machaye Shor", "Geet Gaata Chal", "Shyam Tere Kitne Naam", "Ram Teri Ganga Maili", "Henna", among many others.

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  • Agnes of God premiere cancelled in Hyderabad

    A day before the controversial play, Agnes of God, was set to open in Hyderabad, the premiere was cancelled Thursday following protests from the Christian community. The play’s director, Vinay Varma, however, said he was not aware of the cancellation. The protest against the play was led by the Catholic Association of Hyderabad and the archdiocese.

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  • 10 Dying Professions Job Seekers Should Avoid

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • On Navratri eve, beauty expert Shahnaz Husain shares fashion tips

    New Delhi, Oct. 9 (ANI): Navaratri, the festival dedicated to the worship of the Goddess Durga, will be observed between October 13 and 22, and in anticipation of this much awaited annual event, world-renowned beauty expert Shahnaz Husain has shared some key fashion and lifestyle tips. Husain said that festivals like Navratri are associated with bright lights, and therefore, an individual's night make-up should be focused on bright colours to avoid the pale look. "For Navratri make-up, you should try gold, silver or bronze shadow to line the eyes over your eyeliner on the upper lid.

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  • Shiv Sena attacks Fadnavis for his support to Pakistan Ghazal singer Ghulam Ali

    A day after forcing the cancellation of a concert by Pakistan Ghazal singer Ghulam Ali, the Shiv Sena has taken on Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over his support to the Pakistani artiste. Sena leader Aditya Thackeray claimed that the CM should first provide security to the people of the state before providing security for the concert. “The CM should first provide security to people of the state and then talk about providing security to a concert,” Aditya Thackeray said.

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  • Kejriwal sets benchmark in propriety, sacks his Cabinet colleague (Update)

    New Delhi, Oct. 9 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who sacked Asim Ahmed Khan from his Cabinet on charges of corruption, on Friday said that it would send a strong message of intolerance for such acts. "Today's event will send a message to everyone that if they can take action against their own minister, then no one will be spared," Kejriwal told a press conference here. "We received a complaint, assessed it and have decided to remove Asim Ahmed from the Cabinet.

  • hike messenger adds feature to operate without internet

    New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Instant messaging platform hike messenger on Thursday launched a new feature named hike Direct which will allow the app to function without an Internet connection and also said that it has reached a user base of over 70 million. The feature can work without Wi-Fi or mobile data and allow users to send photos, stickers, files and messages to anyone who is also on the hike network," said Kavin Bharti Mittal, founder and chief executive of hike messenger. "Currently we are processing 20 billion messages monthly and people are spending at least 140 minutes on the app on a weekly basis." Recently, the messaging platform released a feature that would allow users free group calling on the app, connecting up to 100 people at the same time.

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