• India bans oil trade with Islamic State-linked organisations

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India on Tuesday banned trade with Islamic State-linked entities in oil and other products, complying with a U.N. resolution to act against militants active in oil-rich countries such as Iraq, Syria and Libya. "In compliance

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  • Shah Rukh Khan Reveals About One Bollywood Actor Who Does Not Crack Under Pressure

    Bollywood’s superstar Shah Rukh Khan is having a hectic and packed up shooting schedules this year. The actor has shot back to back for his three upcoming film. Shah Rukh Khan had just returned to Mumbai after his holiday in London, the superstar was previously busy with the shooting of Rohit Shetty’s film Dilwale in Bulgaria and then headed to London to spend time with his family.

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  • 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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  • #SelfiewithDaughter trolling: On social media, women dare not ‘cross the line’

    #SelfiewithDaughter, an initiative started in a small Haryana village and first highlighted by The Indian Express, has become a rage on Twitter and not for the right reasons. Prime Minister Narendra Modi might have asked people to tweet #SelfiewithDaughter on his Mann Ki Baat address, but all that it has done is highlighted the kind of sexism that exists in the country. Two women who’ve faced the brunt of this sexism are Kavita Krishnan, secretary for the All-India-Progressive Women’s Association (AIPWA) and known advocate for women’s rights, and actor Shruti Seth.

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  • Big B, Salman, Akshay among world’s highest-paid celebs, SRK doesn’t make it to the Forbes list

    Bollywood stalwarts Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni are among the world’s 100 highest-paid celebrities, according to the Forbes’ annual list which is topped by by American boxer Floyd Mayweather. Breaking into the elite global club, Amitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan are tied for the 71st rank with earnings of 33.5 million dollars each.

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  • SpiceJet launches hand-baggage-only fare, offers up to Rs 1,000 discount

    Budget carrier Spicejet today announced discounted fares for  passengers with only hand luggage. Under the new fare scheme, passengers with hand baggage only and who book at least 30 days in advance, will pay Rs 200 less than the normal SpiceSaver fare per one-way flight. "By encouraging travelers to travel light, SpiceJet is helping lower fuel consumption and emissions as well, thereby helping the environment.

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  • Creta, S-Cross, and new Jazz: What do they offer?

    New Delhi: A cut-throat battle is expected in the passenger vehicle space as top three vehicle manufacturers look to outplay each other with three high-profile vehicle launches in India. India’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India Ltd will introduce S-cross crossover in by the end of July, shortly after Hyundai’s introduction of its sports utility vehicle Creta in the below Rs.10 lakh category.

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  • 30 injured in Ghaziabad communal violence - News18.com

    Around 30 people, including three policemen, were injured as Hindu and Muslim mobs clashed here in Ghaziabad over the use

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  • Eight cool smartphones coming to India soon - The Economic Times

    Smartphone makers from China are making a beeline to India, heading to the market in droves. In the last year itself, we have seen over half a dozen brands enter the Indian market, while many more have consolidated their operations and made a wider user base in the country. And of course, all these brands offer feature-rich smartphones at a fraction of the price of flagship models by Apple, Samsung, Sony etc. Here's our pick of 8 smartphones by Chinese companies that are likely to make their way to India very soon...

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  • Jayapur village adopted by PM Modi is now a model village - News18.com

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s adopted Jayapur village in Varanasi has been transformed into ‘adarsh gram’ with all development projects almost

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  • Maharana Pratap : What Happened After the Battle of Haldighati?

    Know what happened post the Battle of Haldighati. How Maharana Pratap bounced against against the Mughal Emperor Akbar

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  • 10 sensational Dale Steyn deliveries that makes the jaw drop | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    Dale Steyn, born June 27, 1983, is perhaps the best fast bowler of the new century. Steyn brings together, pace, movement and aggression to provide a package of the complete fast bowler. Michael Clarke owned the year 2012. Leading up to the third Test against South Africa at Perth, Clarke had four doubles that year — two of which came in the first two Tests against the Proteas.

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  • Shashank Vyas Aka Jagya Is Quitting Balika Vadhu?

    One of the most popular serials of Indian television Balika Vadhu has been in news lately as many of its leading actors have left the show and have been replaced. Colors TV’s Balika Vadhu has high TRPs and has still managed to keep the audience hooked, but the serial is lately rumored to have problems. The key character of the serial Jagya (Jagdish) played by Shashank Vyas is apparently leaving the show.

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  • There are 3 ways people get rich, but only one way they hold on to their wealth

    In "The Thin Green Line: The Money Secrets of the Super-Wealthy," author Paul Sullivan makes a distinction between being rich and being wealthy. "The best line I've heard was, 'Don't live like a king for a little bit, live like a prince forever,'" he told Sullivan.

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  • Sheryl Sandberg explains the most valuable aspect of her relationship with Mark Zuckerberg

    Sheryl Sandberg knew when she joined Facebook as its COO in 2007, her success at the company depended on her relationship with founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, she told the graduating class of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management on Saturday. Sandberg explained how much she admires Zuckerberg's willingness to accept criticism from the people who work for him, saying she knows firsthand that it can be difficult to develop transparency between bosses and employees.

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  • Mughlai food and Ramzan special delicacies for Rozedars - News18.com

    What made these Ramadan bazaar ‘khas’ is their endless offerings. Thick spicy curries, variety of dates, sharbat – juices and

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  • BCCI Gives 'Clean Chit' to Three Accused CSK Cricketers

    NEW DELHI: The Indian cricket board on Monday gave "clean chit" to the three international cricketers whom former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi accused of accepting bribes, in cash and kind, from an Indian businessman. "Since the three named are international players, they fall under the purview of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) jurisdiction. Thee ICC's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) has investigated the matter and it is up to them to answer on what came out," Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur said here.

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  • Honda BR-V SUV’s official design sketches released, premieres in August – IAB Report

    Confirmed with seven seats and 1.5L petrol engine. Honda today released the first official sketches of the Honda BR-V (Bold Runabout Vehicle) ahead of the model's debut at the Gaikindo Indonesian Inte...

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  • Convicted killer thought fellow escapee was slowing him down

    Two convicted killers who staged a complicated prison break together and then spent more than two weeks roaming in thick New York woods finally split up when one man decided his companion was slowing him down, going their separate ways a few days before one was shot and the other captured, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Authorities believe David Sweat, 35, and Richard Matt, 49, traveled mostly at night and managed to procure food, a gun and other supplies from hunting camps and seasonal cabins before splitting up about five days ago as they tried to elude a massive manhunt. Sweat was hospitalized in serious condition after being shot twice in the torso by a trooper and captured Sunday near the Canadian border.

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  • Six Air India flight attendants injured as flight hits turbulance - The Times of India

    Six Air India flight attendants were badly injured when their flight from Riyadh hit turbulence minutes before it touched down in Mumbai on Sunday afternoon.

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