• First person: The story behind how Sanjay Gandhi slapped Indira six times at a dinner party

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lewis M Simons was the Washington Post correspondent in Delhi when the Emergency was imposed. Simons recounts how he got the story and the reaction of Sonia and Rajiv Gandhi when he met them long after the Emergency had been lifted. You did a story in the Washington Post quoting an unnamed source who claimed that Sanjay Gandhi had slapped his mother, Indira Gandhi, six times at a dinner party.

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  • Inside Photo: Gossips And Fun At Salman Khan’s Sister Arpita’s Birthday Bash!

    Salman Khan’s little sister Arpita Khan Sharma who is always seen pampered, organized a fun filled pre birthday bash on July 31st night. Who’s who of the Bollywood attended the lavish birthday organized at Arpita and Aayush’s Bandra residence. Dressed in black outfit with minimal makeup and soft curls hairdo, Arpita Khan Sharma was seen happy and smiling while posing for the shutterbugs with hubby Aayush Sharma.

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  • Why Your Husband Should Not Be Your Best Friend: 5 Witty Examples To Convince You

    For that, you would always need the reliable ears of your best friend. See the differences in these replies, and we are sure you too would agree with us that your husband should never be your best friend!

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  • How to brighten your teeth naturally - The Times of India

    There are four ways to brighten your teeth...

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  • Drishyam review: A decent copy, but Ajay Devgn will make you long for Kamal Haasan, Mohanlal - Firstpost

    Drishyam is the Hindi remake of a Malayalam blockbuster by the same name, masterminded by writer and director, Jeethu Joseph. Kamat pares down an otherwise lengthy first half, which may not have been a good move. In the original, this length was particularly vital to establishing the central relationships between the lead and his family. Comparisons aside, Drishyam has a terrific, killer plot (even if it is 'inspired').

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  • Monthly Tarot Forecast for August by Mita Bhan

    Celebrity astrologer Mita Bhan unfolds Tarot Readings for the month of August 2015. Let's see what the cards reveal for your sun sign:  Aries August is the month of making choices. No more sitting on the fence. No more procrastinating. No more avoiding

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  • When Shoaib Malik Challenged Yuvraj To Dance

    Yuvraj Singh resembled MJ’s moonwalk to counter Shoaib Mallik’s challenge. The man who is being missed on the field to smash the ball and liven up the stadium is Yuvraj Singh. Well, it all commenced when Sania Mirza was off to Pakistan to relish Eid with her beloved Shoaib Malik and it was then when she posted a dubsmash dance dancing along with the Pakistan team to celebrate its victory against Srilanka. What followed was Yuvi’s sparking comment, “Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik were great athletes but terrible dancers”.

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  • Improve Delhi, don't waste public's hard earned money: Congress to AAP

    New Delhi, Aug. 1 (ANI): Criticising the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Government in Delhi for allegedly spending huge amount of money on advertising, Congress leader JP Agarwal on Saturday said the former was not spending money to fulfil the promises made to people of the city before elections "There is no scope for lying in the democracy. The money which should have been spent for betterment of Delhi is not being spent. Earlier, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had put up a series of hoardings questioning the Delhi Government's expenditure on its advertisement campaign.

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  • India wins patent war on hair loss formula - The Economic Times

    NEW DELHI: India scored an important success when it fully protected its traditional knowledge by stalling a leading UK-based laboratory's move to patent a medicinal composition containing turmeric, pine bark and green tea for treating hair loss. The move comes just days after India foiled a similar attempt by US-based consumer goods giant Colgate-Palmolive from patenting a mouthwash formula containing herbal extracts. The vigilance of the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) helped protect the Indian products as the council in its submission to the European Patent Office managed to prove that turmeric, pine bark and green tea were being used as a treatment for hair loss in Indian systems of medicine like Ayurveda and Unani since ancient times.

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  • SRK, Kajol wrap up ‘Dilwale’ in Bulgaria, return to India

    Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, who have been in Bulgaria for the shooting of their upcoming Rohit Shetty's 'Dilwale', finally wrapped up the schedule and returned to India.

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  • Is Period Stain A Bane In Woman’s life?

    The hypocritical society still struggles with the shame of period stain.

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  • Jayalalithaa gives Rs 6 lakh assistance to ailing folk singer

    Responding to an appeal by indigent and ailing Tamil folk singer-cum-actress Paravai M

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  • Why are men, in their early 30s, losing hair?

    Written by Anuradha Mascarenhas | Published:August 1, 2015 12:00 am Doctors say that the major reasons for hair loss are iron deficiency, lack of sunlight (vitamin D-3), stress, irregular diets, hormonal changes and related diseases like thyroid and diabetes. The number of patients with hair loss has increased over the years and out of 10 new patients at least eight are men. What is disturbing is that a sizeable number of them are in their 20s and 30s seeking hair restoration surgery,  says the president of the Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons of India. Telogen Effluvium – a typical hair loss condition among youngsters is characterised by diffused hair shedding.

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  • Missing plane draws eyes to land of molten lava and killer sharks | Reuters - Firstpost

    SAINT-DENIS, Reunion As experts on the Indian Ocean island Reunion studied plane debris for clues in the search for missing flight MH370, scientist Nicolas Villeneuve was making his own discovery: the island's volcano was about to erupt. Reunion, a part of France that lies in the Indian Ocean around 370 miles east of Madagascar, gained newfound notoriety last week when a beach cleaner stumbled across a barnacled piece of an airplane wing known as a flaperon. The wreckage was flown on Friday to mainland France where experts hope forensic analysis will uncover if it was part of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which vanished without trace in March 2014 along with 239 passengers and crew. Many of the 800,000 residents have been overwhelmed by the attention placed on their island, where big local stories are usually about shark attacks and volcanic eruptions.

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  • Met Tiger Memon in PoK: Kashmir MLA

    Srinagar : Former militant-turned Congress MLA Usman Majeed on Friday stoked a controversy by claiming he had met Tiger Memon after the 1993 Mumbai blasts in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir during which he seemed “worried” about his brother Yakub’s surrender fearing the ISI might kill him. “I met Tiger in 1993.

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  • ISIS just received a 'gift' — and now 'there's a lot of opportunity for high drama'

    Taliban leader Mullah Omar was officially declared dead this week, and the militant group is showing signs of major strain as a result. Omar's death could have huge implications that ripple past the Taliban itself — J.M. Berger, a Brookings Institution fellow and coauthor of the recent book "ISIS: The State of Terror," told Business Insider that this week's news could be a boon to the Islamic State. Although Omar has apparently been dead for more than two years, until this week the Taliban had been leading people to believe that he was still alive.

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  • Ghost of Afzal Guru returns to haunt government | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    Yakub Memon's funeral has reignited the demand for the return of the mortal remains of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru to his family members in the Kashmir valley. Guru was hanged and buried in the Tihar jail on February 9, 2013 after his mercy petition was rejected by the President Pranab Mukherjee. Since then the demands for the return of his mortal remains have been a rallying issue for the separatists and mainstream parties who play soft-separatist cards.

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  • From Sonakshi Sinha to Karan Johar, Bollywood stars galore at Arpita Khan Sharma's birthday bash - Firstpost

    Bollywood stars came out in large numbers to celebrate the birthday of Salman Khan's sister Arpita Khan Sharma.

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  • Xiaomi's quest to become next Apple hits roadblock - The Times of India

    Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has hit a serious roadblock in its expansion plans, with research showing sales of its smartphones may be on the verge of plummeting.

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  • How a Chinese Billionaire Built Her Fortune - NDTV

    Zhou Qunfei is the world's richest self-made woman. Zhou, the founder of Lens Technology, owns a $27 million estate in Hong Kong. Zhou knows the drill. For years, she labored in a factory, the best job she could get having grown up in an impoverished village in central China.

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