• 'Kabali' soars high in north India

    New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth-starrer action drama "Kabali" is not only enjoying a successful run in south India, but in north India as well. The Hindi version of the film has minted Rs 28 crore in north India since its release. Directed by Pa. Ranjith, "Kabali" narrates the story of a gangster's shot at redemption and how he fights for equal pay rights for Tamils in Malaysia.

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  • Millionaire's US-returned son among terrorists killed in Dhaka raid

    NEW DELHI: Mohammad Shahzad Rouf, an MBA student in his twenties who loved to sing singer-filmmaker Anjan Dutt’s songs at family gatherings while strumming his guitar, has been identified as one of the nine alleged terrorists killed in Tuesday’s raid in Dhaka. After Bangladesh police uploaded the photographs on their Facebook page, the US-returned Rouf family identified Shahzad. Some relatives have said the family members are US citizens and Shahzad’s father is a “dollar millionaire” who supplies crowd-control gadgets and defence products to security forces in Bangladesh. The young man’s grandfather, Brigadier General Abdur Rouf, was chief of the intelligence service of the armed forces, they added.

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  • Arvind Kejriwal's madness: Just persecution complex, or is there method to it?

    Arvind Kejriwal seems to suffer from a persecution complex. For a man who received the most thumping mandate in Indian electoral history, he could have shown a greater amount of confidence and self-assurance. But he has been consistently railing about how everyone — and especially Narendra Modi — is out to get him and his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government. His latest salvo takes the cake. In a message to party workers put out on YouTube, Kejriwal, possibly rattled by the number of cases being filed against AAP MLAs and leaders for sundry alleged offences, was at his worst: “Insiders have told us that Modiji is very frustrated with us and is very angry. So he is unable to think logically about

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  • Manyata Dutt gifts Audi Q 7 to her darling husband

    Sanju gets his birthday present

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  • SC rejects Rajpal Yadav's plea, asks him to surrender

    New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday rejected Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav's petition and directed him to surrender for not paying money to a businessman despite giving repeated undertakings. Yadav was sent to 10 day-judicial custody by the Delhi High Court for filing a false affidavit. The apex court had earlier this week pulled Yadav for not paying money to a businessman despite giving repeated undertakings before the court, saying his conduct in the case was "inexplicable".

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  • Govt placates Congress to break GST logjam

    Jaitley meets Azad, Chidambaram The Centre’s push for the Goods & Services Tax (GST) Constitution Amendment Bill has gained momentum.  The government reached out to the main Opposition leaders after the Cabinet on Wednesday accepted one of the three concerns of the Congress on the legislation. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian held two rounds of talks with Congress leaders, including Ghulam Nabi Azad, P Chidambaram and Anand Sharma. The meeting was held to break the ice on two other contentious issues of capping the GST rate in the Constitutional Amendment Bill and setting up a separate independent platform for dispute resolution, said BJP sources.

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  • Maruti Suzuki to foray into LCV with Super Carry priced Rs 4.1 lakh

    The country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) will start selling its first Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) under the Super Carry brand priced up to Rs 4.11 lakh from the end of next month, marking its foray into the segment in the domestic market. Initially, the vehicle will be sold in three cities - Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Ludhiana - priced at Rs 4.03 lakh, Rs 4.11 lakh and Rs 4.01 lakh respectively, MSI said in a statement. "Super Carry is designed and developed on basis of detailed research and understanding of customer requirements. We are confident Super Carry will enhance the profitability of our customers," MSI Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), R S Kalsi said. The vehicle

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  • Brexit shockwaves hit British jobs, banks, automobiles

    Shockwaves from Britain's vote to leave the European Union rocked the economy on Thursday, with thousands of jobs lost at one of the country's biggest banks, big extra costs for Ford, and consumer confidence plunging. Preparing for a Brexit-related slowdown, Lloyds Banking Group said it would cut a further 3,000 jobs. One of Britain's biggest car dealerships, Inchcape, predicted growth in new car registrations would fall.

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  • Sri Lanka ahead as Australia wobble in run chase

    Sri Lanka set Australia a stiff 268-run victory target before reducing them to 83 for three to gain upper hand after a rain-truncated penultimate day of the first test in Pallekele on Friday. Skipper Steve Smith was batting on 26 with Adam Voges on nine when rain, which had delayed the start of play by an hour, washed out the final session for the third time in four days. It sets up an intriguing final day with Smith's team needing 185 runs to go 1-0 up in the three-test series while Sri Lanka require seven wickets to clinch the bowler-dominated contest.

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  • There will be 1.8 billion Indians by 2050. GM crops are the only way to feed them all

    There’s a food crisis looming over India. Farmers in the country currently lose some Rs50,000 crore ($5 billion) every year to pests and diseases. Droughts, coupled with a lack of irrigation facilities, are exacerbating the problem. Prices for pulses—a category of grains that includes lentils and chickpeas, which are staples for Indians—have been rising lately.…

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  • Bezos passes Buffett, becomes third-richest person - Forbes

    Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive of Amazon.com Inc, has become the world's third-richest person as of the market close for the first time, Forbes magazine said, passing Warren Buffett, the chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Bezos' fortune was $65.3 billion as of 4:30 p.m. EDT (2030 GMT) on Thursday, compared with Buffett's $64.9 billion. Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates remained the world's richest person, at $77.7 billion, while Spain's Amancio Ortega, who founded the Zara clothing chain's owner Inditex SA, was second at $72.7 billion.

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  • Hidden Perks of Amazon Prime

    Free two-day shipping is just the beginning.

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  • 10 Worst Jobs for the Future, 2016

    The median pay is about $49,000 a year, and the entry-level education requirement is just a high school diploma, though you will also need to get a license to sell insurance in the state where you work. This job's numbers are expected to grow by 12.5% over the next decade, and the median salary is nearly $74,800 a year.

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  • 10 Things That Will Soon Disappear Forever

    Ten years ago, thousands of Blockbuster Video stores occupied buildings like this all over the country, renting DVDs and selling popcorn. Now Blockbuster is gone, scooped up (and then erased) by the DISH Network in a bankruptcy auction.

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  • No winners in U.S. Powerball, jackpot grows to $478 million

    (Reuters) - No one won the multi-state Powerball jackpot on Wednesday, pushing the grand prize to $478 million, the fifth largest in the game's history and the eighth-biggest lottery prize ever in the United States, officials said. The jackpot has rolled over 23 times since it was reset to its starting sum of $40 million for a drawing on May 11, lottery officials said. The Powerball game is based on lottery tickets sold for $2 apiece.

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  • 12 Secrets to Shopping at Costco

    With so many items to choose from, Trae Bodge, a consumer expert who specializes in smart shopping strategies, says it's critical to shop Costco with a list to avoid overspending. Costco boasts 84 million card-carrying members worldwide, and the worldwide membership renewal rate is 88% (91% in the U.S. and Canada). If you're not ready to commit to a year-long membership, there are still ways to shop at Costco.

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  • Feel offended when dancers are asked if they'll act: Shakti Mohan

    New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Popular contemporary dancer Shakti Mohan says she feels "offended" when people ask her if she is considering making her acting debut. While she is open to doing films, she is satisfied being a dancer. "I don't know why people don't ask actors that if they will become a dancer.

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  • Bollywood is on Mr. World's wish list

    New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Rohit Khandelwal, the first Indian to win the coveted title of Mr. World, says he wants to head to Bollywood eventually but is not in a hurry. "Bollywood is in my list but I haven't decided anything like when, how and which... I am just going with the flow," Khandelwal told IANS over phone from Mumbai. It's not just Bollywood that Khandelwal is eyeing.

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