• Review: Twitterati Reacts To Shahid Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut Starrer Rangoon!

    Vishal Bhardwaj’s Rangoon starring Shahid Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut and Saif Ali Khan has finally released today. The film, which is set against the backdrop of the Second World War 2, had raised curiosity among the audience to watch the film for numerous reasons. The unique storyline and unusual love story in the film had already grabbed the attention.

    Business of Cinema
  • Trump Throws A Spanner In Saath Nibhana Saathiya’s American Travel Plans?

    Buzz is, hit TV show Saath Nibhana Saathiya’s planned US schedule was scrapped after some team members, including lead actor Mohammad Nazim, were denied visas

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  • Here's What Happened When An Excited Sonam Kapoor Bumped Into Shah Rukh Khan On The Same Flight!

    Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor has been bonding with superstar Shah Rukh Khan on social media, ever since she watched, and praised his latest release Raees. Amid their bonding on social media, a buzz is also that Sonam Kapoor may play the female lead in Anand Rai's next in which Shah Rukh plays a dwarf. Well, amid all the speculations, fans once again get a chance to see Sonam Kapoor and Shah Rukh Khan bonding with each other.

    Business of Cinema
  • What PoK? Join China-Pak corridor for economic benefits, Chinese media to India

    India should join the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which goes through Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir (PoK), to reap economic benefits even if it means legitimising the disputed region, the Chinese state media said on Friday. The advice from Chinese state media came close on the heels of foreign secretary S Jaishankar making it clear in the just-concluded strategic dialogue that India has “sovereignty” issues with the corridor (CPEC) passing through PoK. The multi-billion dollar CPEC is the flagship project under President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a massive connectivity project over land and sea. “New Delhi fears that the CPEC, passing through the Pakistan-controlled Kashmir,

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  • War Escalates? No Kapil Sharma On Karan Johar's Couch!

    Karan Johar and Star World have decided to NOT telecast the Kapil Sharma episode of Koffee With Karan. The news has shocked those who're close to KJo and KS

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  • Who Will Win Uttar Pradesh: The Most 'Definitive' Guide

    Lucknow: When the campaigning for these Assembly elections began, everyone said Punjab will be far more interesting than UP. This was just days after the last rites of the Samajwadi Party had been written by several well-known political journalists. Other, even better-known journalists, had said that Mulayam Singh Yadav will be turn out to be the ultimate winner, he was the pehelwan in the state, Akhilesh a mere pretender. Even more famous journalists (some of them owing their fame mostly to Twitter) said Behenji, she is working silently, she will win, throwing in some bewildering kaleidoscope of caste equations and ‘elephant moving quietly through the jungle’ metaphors to make their points.

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  • PV Sindhu set to be Deputy Collector

    Hyderabad [India], Feb.24 (ANI): Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu, who is the first Indian woman athlete to win a silver medal at the Olympics , has accepted a government job which was offered by the Andhra Pradesh Government following her Rio de Janeiro triumph.

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  • Teenager is rescued after 11 days adrift in the Pacific Ocean with no food 

    A 14-year-old from Kiribati was rescued after drifting alone in the Pacific Ocean for several hundred miles in a 15-foot-boat that was equipped with a motor which he did not know how to use. Bwanikatang Tebuanna spent eleven days in the fibreglass boat and ate no food before he was rescued in the Marshall Islands after being spotted by a helicopter pilot. The pilot, who was searching for tuna, also spotted another boat of drifters from Kiribati: three fishermen who had spent 28 days at sea.

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  • WhatsApp's new 'Status' feature available to all

    New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Popular mobile messaging service WhatsApp's new "Status" feature is now available to all users across the globe on iPhone, Android and Windows devices. According to a WhatsApp blog, status updates are now end-to-end encrypted. "This new and improved status feature will let you keep your friends who use WhatsApp easily updated in a fun and simple way," the blog said on Thursday.

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  • Founder of India's $4 smartphone firm arrested on allegations of fraud

    The founder of an Indian tech firm that shot to prominence by offering a $4 smartphone has been arrested on allegations of fraud, after a handset dealer accused the company of not refunding him for an unfulfilled order, the police said. Mohit Goel, the founder of Ringing Bells, was arrested Thursday afternoon in Uttar Pradesh and will be produced in court later on Friday, said Rahul Srivastav, a police spokesman from the northern Indian state. Goel and his company made headlines last year with the "Freedom" smartphone, which was priced at 251 rupees ($3.77), attracting strong demand but also widespread scepticism and scrutiny from regulators even in price-conscious India, where cheap smartphones are big sellers.

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  • Jupiter Retrograde In Virgo 2017: Will The Luck Be In Your Favour?

    The Jupiter Retrograde 2017 will be taking place between 6th February, 2017 and 9th June, 2017. Find out how this will affect you in the exclusive predictions.

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  • KKR team 2017: Who is Sayan Ghosh? How Sourav Ganguly, Laxmi Ratan Shukla inspired Bengal's Lasith Malinga!

    Possibly every cricketer, who makes it big from Bengal, has the same inspiration -- their very own 'Dada' Sourav Ganguly. Hoping to be one of the other big star cricketers from Bengal is Sayan Ghosh, in the news recently after getting bagged by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) during the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction.

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  • eToilets: Kerala-based firm is now making smarter loos for schools and public places

    Using the toilet in school was an ordeal for 15-year-old Vineetha two years ago because of poor sanitation and cleanliness. A class 10 student at ZPHS Kodurupadu School in Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh, the ordeal is now over with eToilets being installed in the premises. “Earlier, we didn’t have proper toilet facilities to relieve ourselves since the facility was not properly maintained and was unhygienic. Many of us would bunk schools owing to this. But the installation of eToilets brought us huge relief. Initially, we had some apprehensions on using them but soon we got used to it,” Vineetha told IANS in an email interview. eToilets are unmanned toilets which work on an indigenous technology

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  • Sensex, Nifty likely to cheer BJP's bull run in BMC elections

    Stock markets are closed on Friday on account of Mahashivratri celebrations in India.

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  • Higher gold prices keep Asian buyers at bay

    By Rajendra Jadhav and Sethuraman N R MUMBAI/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Gold demand in Asia remained sluggish this week as a price rally on political concerns and dollar weakness kept buyers on the sidelines. The yellow metal has gained 1.6 percent this week, hitting its highest in about 3-1/2-months on Friday, as the dollar softened and uncertainties surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump's policies and elections in Europe fuelled safe-haven demand. "They (buyers) think prices will not sustain at higher levels," said Harshad Ajmera, the proprietor of JJ Gold House, a wholesaler in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata.

    Reuters
  • Check out footage of Apple’s spectacular new campus as it nears completion

    It’s not quite ready, but by the looks of the latest drone video, Apple’s new house of worship is almost done.

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  • Women in sports ad strikes nerve in Arab world

    An online commercial released by Nike this week that showed Arab women fencing, boxing and spinning on ice-skates has stirred controversy over its attempt to smash stereotypes about women leading home-bound lives in the conservative region. Maybe they'll say you exceeded all expectations." Within 48 hours the video was shared 75,000 times on Twitter and viewed almost 400,000 times on YouTube. "An ad (which) touches on the insecurities of women in a society digs deeper and becomes an empowerment tool rather than just a product," Sara al-Zawqari, a spokeswoman for the International Red Cross in Iraq, wrote on her Twitter page.

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  • Saturn Transit In Sagittarius: Insights About Retrograde Saturn and Saturn-Jupiter-Ketu Conjunction

    Saturn Transit In Sagittarius will be one of the most crucial transits in the coming years. This transit will collide with Jupiter Transit In Sagittarius and Ketu Transit In Sagittarius and will thus have a huge say in various matters.

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  • Sasikala will be awarded lifetime imprisonment, if probe takes place in Amma's death: Stalin

    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Feb. 22 (ANI): In a veiled attack at All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader V.K. Sasikala, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M.K Stalin on Wednesday said if proper probe takes place in late J. Jayalalithaa's death case, then the former, who is serving a four-year jail term in connection with a 19-year old disproportionate assets case, will have to surrender to law. "If proper probe takes place into J. Jayalalithaa's death, the person, who is in jail for four years now, will be awarded lifetime imprisonment," Stalin told media here.

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  • Snapdeal to cut 600 staff, founders forego salary

    Indian online marketplace Snapdeal is to lay off 600 employees and its founders will forego their salaries as the company struggles to turn a profit in a market increasingly dominated by rivals Flipkart and Amazon. The CEO of Snapdeal, backed by Japan's SoftBank Group, said the company had made some errors in the past and tough decisions were needed to bring it back on track to profitability. "We are combining teams, reducing layers, eliminating non-core projects and strengthening the focus on profitable growth," Chief Executive Kunal Bahl said in an email to staff seen by Reuters.

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