• Brave Woman Shares Shocking Weight Loss Photo To Silence Haters

    Simone’s spent the best part of a year losing weight. A woman, who’s been documenting her weight loss journey for the best part of the last year, has bravely shared her most intimate series of snapshots yet – to silence any doubts that others have. Simone Anderson, a hair and make-up stylist from New Zealand, has taken to her Instagram to share a set of three images after some of her followers began to doubt that the pics were real.

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  • Translucent saris are the trend now - The Economic Times

    From translucent saris in net to ones in fabrics like chiffon and georgette, the trend at the moment, atleast for those looking to do ethnic wear with a twist, is to flaunt a bit of skin, but in the right, lady-like way. Over the past couple of weeks, we've had various sightings of the net sari at various festive celebrations around the globe. The most eye-catching way to sport this trend is to pair it with a blouse and petticoat in pop colours like Shriya Saran. You can also opt for a net sari in a bright, eye-catching hue with a heavily embellished or embroidered blouse.

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  • I just tested 2015’s best affordable smartphone – and it’s not made by Samsung or Apple

    It’s very rare for me as a reviewer to get excited about an affordable Android smartphone. This is because normally the only thing smart about an affordable smartphone is its name. Most of smartphones that cost less than £200 have such woefully poor internal components even basic tasks like web browsing are a slow and painful process.

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  • When APJ Abdul Kalam got more cheers than M S Dhoni and Gautam Gambhir - The Economic Times

    CHENNAI: When a Class 5 student asked A P J Abdul Kalam about his hairstyle, the former President responded: "Does it not suit me?" And then, he grinned. Such was the approach of Kalam that he became an instant hit with students. A darling with the young ones, Kalam always walked into educational institutions to deafening applause and cheers. Correspondent of Sree Niketan Group of Schools, Vishnucharan recalls a recent programme at the school where several famous personalities like M S Dhoni, Gautam Gambhir and Sivamani were present.

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  • Rajiv Gandhi's assassination: Majeed Memon lauds SC dismissal of curative petition

    New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): National Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Wednesday praised the Supreme Court's decision to dismiss the curative petition moved by the Centre for releasing three convicts accused of assassinating former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1991, saying this decision would send a message that the courts function keeping all emotions aside. "Well, the honourable Supreme Court deemed it appropriate not to entertain the curative petition moved by the Centre on the question of releasing the convicts of Rajiv Gandhi's assassination.

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  • Parineeti, Sonakshi, Arjun, John THEN and NOW!

    Prepare to be amazed. | Parineeti, Sonakshi, Arjun, John THEN and NOW!

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  • Real Indian Weddings: This Gujarati Couple Will Steal Your Heart With Their Charming Innocence

    With love and happiness in the air, a wedding celebration is a truly charming affair. The gorgeous couple, Rima and Chintan, had an arranged marriage, but the wonderful chemistry that the two share is absolutely outstanding. Rima, who is a dentist by profession, is an ever-smiling, chirpy and a bubbly person.

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  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Unwell, Won't Attend President Kalam's Funeral

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today said she won't attend the funeral of former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram tomorrow owing to "health condition".

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  • Former ISIS fighter explains why he joined the terror army — and why he left after just 3 days

    A former Islamic State militant recently spoke with NBC news about his experience fighting with the group in Syria — and why he surrendered after just three days on the frontlines. The man, a 24-year-old single father and college dropout who traveled from New York back to his native Turkey, told NBC what has become a familiar story. This is a common profile among those recruited by the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, who are often young men (and women) seeking purpose and identity.

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  • 5 Gorgeous Bridal Makeup Styles From Beautiful On-Screen Bollywood Brides

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan looked breathtakingly beautiful as a bride in the movie Jodhaa Akbar, where she played the royal Rajput queen (from Rajasthan) married to the Mughal Emperor, Akbar. Rani Mukherji in Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna wore a heavily embroidered red lehenga with complementing jewellery and a very minimal makeup.

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  • 5 Most Significant Couplets from Hanuman Chalisa

    According to Hindu mythology, once Lord Indra directed his ire at Hanuman. Indra attacked Hanuman with his thunderbolt (Vajrayudha) and the impact of that was so much that Hanuman broke his chin. Suryadev also bestowed Hanuman with knowledge and brilliance.

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  • Kapil Sharma performs first time post injury

    The 34-year-old "Comedy Nights With Kapil" star took to Twitter to share a few pictures from the last evening show in Hamilton. "Feeling blessed," Kapil captioned one of the pictures."12 thousand people in Hamilton... Can't believe... Stay happy," he further wrote. Kapil is on a break from his popular TV show "Comedy Nights With Kapil" due to the injury.

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  • I've been infatuated by almost every actor I have worked with: Shriya Saran - The Economic Times

    Shriya Saran loves to learn, travel and explore. Over an hour-long conversation at her home over a cup of coffee and yummy chickpeas kebabs made by her mother, she talks to us about what most impressed her about Ajay Devgn, how Tabu caught her lies and what she looks for in a husband. We are Kayasthas from UP (her full name is Shriya Saran Bhatnagar). My dad Pushpinder Saran is a civil engineer who worked for BHEL, till he retired a few years ago.

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  • Opinion: Why Yakub Memon Must Not Hang

    Justice Panachand Jain; Justice A. Suresh; Justice S.N. Bhargava; Justice P.B. Sawant; Justice K.P. Siva Subramaniam; and Justice K. Chandru. The petitioners have not challenged the fact of Yakub Memon's involvement in the conspiracy that resulted in the death of 257 innocents in the bomb blasts that rocked Mumbai in March 1993. The negotiations took place outside the country and included his revealing Pakistan's role before and after the conspiracy was hatched and executed. In exchange, Yakub Memon was assured that he would not hang.

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  • SpiceJet Launches 3-Day Monsoon Offer - NDTV

    As the battle for customers in the Indian skies intensifies, SpiceJet has come up with a limited period 'monsoon sale' offering one-way airfares starting from as low as Rs 999 (taxes and fees not included). Bookings for SpiceJet's Rs 999 offer can be made from July 28 to July 30, 2015, and the scheme is applicable for travel between August 4, 2015 and October 15, 2015 (dates inclusive). Last month, the budget carrier had launched a special "Monsoon Offer" with a starting ticket price of Rs 1,999 (all inclusive). SpiceJet reported the highest passenger load factor of 93.2 per cent among domestic carriers last month, data from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation or DGCA, the aviation regulator, showed.

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  • Motorola Moto X (Gen 3) Specifications Tipped Again Ahead of Launch

    Motorola is expected to launch the Moto G (Gen 3) and Moto X (Gen 3) at its launch event on Tuesday. While the leaks for the former have been very frequent, the latter, high-end phone has seen few leaks in the recent past - tipping the Moto X (Gen 3) may in fact launch later this year, in line with September timeline of last year's Moto X (Gen 2) launch and that tipped by the Motorola president. The Hello Moto HK account on Google+ has suggested the Moto X (Gen 3) to feature a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) resolution display, which differs from the previous leak that suggested a 5.6-inch display with QHD (1440x2560 pixels) resolution. The unannounced Motorola Moto X (Gen 3) will reportedly come in dual-SIM version, in which the second SIM slot would double as a microSD card slot as well.

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  • 96-yr-old Marshal of the Indian Air Force pays homage to a friend

    This 96-year-old made it a point to pay his respects to former President APJ Kalam at Palam airport this morning. The Marshal, is the only officer of the Indian Air Force to be promoted to five-star rank. Arjan Singh, who was born in 1919, led the no 1 Squadron of the Indian Air Force into command during the Arakan Campaign in 1944.

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  • Beat your fear of public speaking with these 7 science-backed strategies

    Some of the most successful people in the world have struggled to overcome their resistance to public speaking. Fortunately, Buffett and Branson have conquered their fears, and so can you. In fact, researchers have spent years developing different techniques for quelling the stress and anxiety often associated with public speaking.

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  • "My weight is nobody's business"

    Exotic in looks, talented in disposition… Vidya Balan tells Filmfare that she doesn’t want to be weighed down by stereotypes

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  • My Mentor at ISRO, He Was A Workaholic Who Overcame Personal Tragedies

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: APJ Abdul Kalam was my mentor at ISRO. It was he, who recruited me fresh from the engineering college and I was fortunate enough to work with him for 27 long years. It was in 1972 that I joined under him at the  DPS4 Solid Propellent stage of SLV4 at the Vikram Sarabhai Service Centre (VSCC). Naturally, when he resigned from ISRO I also resigned to go ahead with my artistic endeavours.

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