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  • 10 obscene displays of wealth that shock average Americans

    Fascinating findings from a new Reddit thread on wealth.

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  • "It's wrong to usurp a date another colleague has already announced," Hrithik Roshan on clash with Shah Rukh Khan

    When Rakesh Roshan excitedly announced the release date of Krissh 4 as Christmas 2018, he wasn’t aware that Aanand Rai’s Shah Rukh Khan starrer was also scheduled for the same week. On realizing the same, the Roshans quickly moved their film from the proposed Christmas 2018 slot. Explaining the Roshans’ gentlemanly manoeuvre, Hrithik volunteers, “My mom and dad have always taught me that doing the right thing is over and above any profit or loss. I guess, Dad felt it wrong to usurp a date that another colleague has already announced.” Interestingly, the Shah Rukh starrer Raees was brought into the same Friday as Hrithik’s home production Kaabil, even though the Roshans made their release announcement

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  • India simply cannot afford to scrap the Indus Water Treaty with Pakistan

    The 1960 World Bank-mediated Indus Waters Treaty between India and Pakistan is considered one of the great success stories of water diplomacy, especially as it has survived the India-Pakistan wars of 1965, 1971, 1999, and much bad blood during and after the wars. Tension between the two countries is again at a peak following a…

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  • Nitara makes her dad Akshay Kumar a crocodile on her 4th birthday!

    Akshay Kumar recently went for a much-need family vacation to Maldives with wife Twinkle Khanna and kids Aarav and Nitara. Twinkle Instagrammed a cute picture of Nitara holding onto her dad’s shoulders as if he was a crocodile while swimming in the pool. Her caption reads, “Nitara makes Daddy a crocodile on her birthday #happy4th”.

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  • PM Modi's statement on PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan a 'positive step': exiled PoK leader

    Geneva [Switzerland], Sept. 25 (ANI): With Prime Minister Narendra Modi cautioning the people of Pakistan that their leaders were misleading them by talking about Kashmir when they could not even take care of the part of Kashmir under Pakistan's occupation, exiled Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) leader Mumtaz Khan on Sunday said it is a positive step and statement regarding PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan, though it is late, and hoped it wasn't a tactical statement. Khan said, "We have a government in PoK, but it has no powers and has no control over their resources, or on political decision making, or on other issues.

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  • Captives of Islamic State for 414 days, two Telugu professors return to tell the tale

    Two Indian teachers, who were rescued last week after over a year-long captivity by the Islamic State (IS) in Libya, returned home to Hyderabad on Saturday. T Gopi Krishna and C Balram Kishan arrived from New Delhi in the wee hours of the weekend. The two teachers at the University of Sirte were abducted by Islamic State (IS) terrorists on 29 July, 2015 while on their way to Tripoli airport to return to India. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had announced on 15 September that they had been rescued. Gopi Krishna (40), an assistant professor at the University of Sirte, joined the university in 2007. He hails from Tekkali in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, while Balram Kishan (52),

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  • Krushna Abhishek: I Want To Get Kapil Sharma On My Show And ROAST Him

    The stand-up comedian is 'confession personified' when grilled on the current state of his show

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  • All Pakistani artists have left Mumbai, will hunt down whoever is still left: MNS

    Mumbai [India], Sept. 25 (ANI): Asserting that all Pakistani artists have left Mumbai following their 48-hour ultimatum, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Sunday continued to stay firm on their stand that no artist from the neighbouring nation will be allowed to work in Mumbai, adding that if anyone is still "hiding" in the city, they will be hunted down. Speaking to the media here, MNS leader Amey Khopkar, chief of the MNS's cinema workers' unit Chitrapat Karamchari Sena confirmed that all Pakistani artists have left the city.

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  • Saturday Saturday! Varun and Alia put on their dancing shoes in this Boomerang video

    Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt who made their Bollywood debut together with Student of the Year, enthralled the audience with their sizzling chemistry in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania are set to make a hattrick with Badrinath Ki Dulhania.

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  • Apollo Hospital slams rumours of 'Jayalalithaa being taken abroad', says she is recovering

    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Sept. 25 (ANI): Rejecting "rumours and conjectures" circulated in the social media about Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's health condition that "she would be taken abroad for treatment", Apollo Hospital at Greams road here on Sunday said these are "totally false and baseless", while adding that "there is no question of taking her abroad for treatment, as there is no necessity at all for this". "The Chief Minister is responding well to the treatment and continues to get better. The hospital further said, when the Chief Minister was admitted in the late hours of September 22 she had fever and dehydration.

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  • 8 Stocks That Could Make You Rich One Day

    Thinkstock Want big returns? Take on big risks. So goes the inescapable calculus of investing. With so many investors focused on safety and income these days, we decided to take a contrarian approach by ...

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  • Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurates six major Railway projects

    Kottayam (Kerala) [India], Sept. 26 (ANI): Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today inaugurated six major Railway projects in Kerala including the dedication of the newly-built 9.6-km long Tiruvalla-Chengannur double line which would ease the heavy rail traffic congestion in the Ernakulam-Kottayam-Kayamkulam section.

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  • Rich Pakistanis Love London, New York, And Dubai More Than Karachi

    Pakistan’s rich love London, New York, and Dubai more than Karachi -- when it comes to investing and partying with their money, that is. That’s according to the former director of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for Pakistan, Marc-André Franche.   “You cannot have an elite that takes advantage of very cheap and

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  • Hillary Likely To Struggle Despite Supportive Stars; Ganesha Also Foresees Fluctuating Fortunes

    With the D-Day for the US presidential election 2016 getting nearer, Ganesha takes a look at Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's prospects.

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  • 9 Amazon Hacks That Will Save You Money

    For many online consumers, Amazon is a one-stop shop for everything from diapers to television sets. In fact, consumers rated Amazon their favorite online store in the National Retail Federation's 2015 Favorite 50 Retailers list. There's a way for some folks to reap the benefits of Amazon Prime without having to fork over the $99 annual membership fee.

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  • Tanay Malhara dances his way to victory in 'Dance+ Season 2'

    Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Maharashtra-based Tanay Malhara, 14, on Sunday night emerged as the winner of the dance reality TV show "Dance+ Season 2". Choreographer-director Remo D'Souza, who was the super judge of the Star Plus show, along with captains Shakti Mohan, Dharmesh Yelande and Punit J Pathak announced his name as the winner of the second season of the show. Along with the trophy, Malhara, who hails from Jalgaon, walked away with Rs 25 lakh and a car.

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  • Russia is now top wheat exporter, proving sanctions won’t work

    Russia has become the world’s leading exporter of wheat, proving that economic sanctions against Moscow can’t work, writes Amotz Asa-El.

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  • Hyderabad: Heavy rains inundate local Church, parishioners call on state Govt. for aid

    Hyderabad (Telangana), [India], Sept 26 (ANI): Incessant rains have flooded the Holy Trinity Church in Hyderabad to a level of about four feet, which have left the parishioners feeling helpless as they are getting no help from the state government. Local residents are blaming the state government for negligence.

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  • Kashmir: Curfew Lifted From All Parts, Markets Open

    Markets across Kashmir opened today and there was heavy rush of customers thronging shops as curfew was lifted from all parts of Kashmir. Shops and business establishments which had remained closed for 79-days due to separatist call for shut down opened today after 2 pm. There was heavy rush of customers thronging shops as markets opened. Traffic jams were witnessed in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk here and in adjoining areas of the city while other district towns also witnessed movement of large number of vehicles. The separatist groups have announced a 16-hour relaxation in the shutdown till 6 AM tomorrow. A police spokesman said the situation across the valley remained normal and no untoward

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  • Fourth Front formed by Dharamvir Gandhi in Punjab; will contest 2017 Assembly polls

    Chandigarh: With Assembly elections just a few months away, the national and regional parties of Punjab were handed a tough opponent on Sunday with the coming together of all splinter groups, smaller regional forums, fronts and political parties. The much-anticipated Mahagathbandhan (or Fourth Front ) — an initiative of sacked Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Dr Dharamvir Gandhi and others — was formed in Punjab after a day-long series of deliberations by like-minded groups and political organisations. The Fourth Front, whose name will be announced soon, plans to contest the forthcoming Punjab Assembly elections as a strong regional outfit. The announcement of the Fourth Front was made by Gandhi at the

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