• Bollywood music composer Aadesh Shrivastava dies of cancer

    Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Bollywood music composer and singer Aadesh Shrivastava, who was battling with cancer, passed away here on Saturday.

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  • Indrani Mukerjea confesses to role in Sheena's murder, claim TV reports

    Indrani Mukerjea, who is the main accused in the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora murder case, has finally broken down under a sustained 10-day interrogation by the Mumbai Police and confessed to her role in the heinous crime, according to television reports.

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  • How's that? Sachin Tendulkar plans to own luxury waterfront villa in Kerala - Firstpost

    The master blaster, who co-owns a soccer team called Kerala Blasters, has shortlisted one of the villas being developed on the bank of a scenic backwater area in Kochi, sources said. "Tendulkar has shortlisted a villa in Panangad in the city. Speaking about the features of the villa, the official said in addition to the water body in all the villas, there are two swimming pools - one in the rooftop of the apartment and second an infinity pool in the waterfront of the project.

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  • PHOTO: MS Dhoni poses with a fan in New Jersey

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is currently holidaying with his family, was pictured with a fan in New Jersey on Wednesday. A couple of days back the Indian One Day International (ODI) skipper was honoured with a resolution for his on-field achievements and for being an inspiration, particularly to children around the world with his “outstanding character”. The Edison Council of the Township of Edison felicitated Dhoni with the Resolution at a private ceremony in New Jersey’s Toms River city. The resolution was on the basis for being “one of the greatest finishers in limited overs cricket.

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  • Gold prices in India back at discount on weak demand

    By Rajendra Jadhav MUMBAI (Reuters) - Gold prices in India swung to a discount to the global benchmark this week for the first time since mid July as a weak monsoon dampened demand in the world's second-biggest consumer. India's monsoon rains are likely to be below the prior forecast of 88 percent of the long-term average, which could make it the driest year since 2009 and worsen rural distress by cutting farm output. Two-thirds of gold demand in India comes from rural areas where jewellery is a traditional store of wealth.

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  • Welcome Back Review: Unwelcome Return

    Nana Patekar and Anil Kapoor are back as Uday and Manju in Welcome Back , except in this sequel they now played reformed gangsters desperately trying to stay on the straight and narrow. It’s creepy to see these 50-something men skipping along and getting google-eyed at a skimpily dressed 20-something (Ankita Srivastava). Just as Uday learns that he has another stepsister who he must find a suitable boy for, Ghungroo discovers that his wife has a son from a previous marriage.

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  • Guess What Lovebirds Ranbir Kapoor And Katrina Kaif Do In Thailand

    Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif used scooters to travel, during their stay in Thailand. The duo was in Thailand together while they were shooting for their next ‘Jagga Jasoos’. When The actors arrived at Thailand airport along with the entire unit there were cars lined up for them to take them to their destination.

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  • View from Pakistan: 1965 and after

    It was September 1965, and I was on the verge of turning six when hostilities between India and Pakistan erupted on a grand scale, following weeks of skirmishes in Kashmir. At least that was the conviction conveyed by key advisers to Pakistan’s first military ruler, Ayub Khan, who was reputedly wary of picking a fight that he must have known Pakistan couldn’t possibly win should it spill over into all-out warfare.

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  • Shakti Kapoor: Four times he made us cringe, laugh and hide

    Shakti Kapoor's onscreen cunningness has absolutely no match. Well, we are celebrating the 57th birthday of one of the most hated ‘actor’ in Bollywood: Shakti Kapoor. Here’s a list of the actor's onscreen avatars that made us laugh, cringe and hide beneath the bed.

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  • Get inside the largest orbiting space laboratory in history

    Thanks to the efforts of European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, you can share...

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  • Praying to Lord Ganesha - The Vighnaharta

    Lord Ganesha is invoked before the commence of anything significant and for this reason, he is called the Lord of Beginnings. It is believed that once Lord Shiva wasn’t able to defeat the demon Tripurasura because he had not prayed to Lord Ganesha before embarking on his mission to kill Tripurasura. Praying to Lord Ganesha on Wednesdays brings success, happiness, prosperity and also removes the obstacles in one’s path.

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  • One lakh Bihari DNA samples-hair and nail-being sent to PM Modi

    Patna, Sep.3 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) workers on Friday would be sending around one lakh DNA samples to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his 7RCR residence to fulfill the promise made by chief minister Nitish Kumar at the Swabhimaan Rally. Earlier, in a befitting reply to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's DNA jibe, Nitish Kumar had earlier said that the people of his state will be sending samples of their hair and nails to the Prime Minister's Office for a DNA analysis. Addressing a massive Swabhimaan Rally in Patna's Gandhi Maidan, Kumar said, "He (Narendra Modi) said my DNA is bad.

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  • Kangana-Imran go all out

    The stars are attending one promotional event after another for their upcoming film, Katti Batti. Kangana Ranaut and Imran Khan were seen with their director Nikhil Advani at a recent do in a studio in Mumbai.

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  • NASA instructs Curiosity Rover to search onions on Mars ahead of ISRO's Mangalyaan-2

    Impoverished by profound global scarcity of onion, NASA directed curiosity rover to search onion on the Mars instead of water, which is the backwash of ISRO's announcement to send Mangalyaan-2 for the same purpose.

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  • The First Air Battle - 3rd September 1965

    On 2nd Sept, 65 at about 1000 hrs, instructions received from WAC named Johnny Greene, Manna Murdeshwar, AJS Sandhu and Trevor Keelor to fly four armed Gnats to Pathankot. It was only when we all walked out to the Technical Area, that we learnt of the four Vampires that had been shot down on their attempt to neutralise the large scale Pak Army’s thrust towards Akhnoor. The apparent intention of the Pak Army was to make a rapid thrust from the Chamb-Jauhria sector to the Akhnoor bridge, thereby cutting off J & K State from India.

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  • IndiGo equips planes with electronic flight bags, cuts down unnecessary load

    Along with hi-tech, state of the art control systems, airplane cockpits also feature a slightly more archaic item -- manuals and documents weighing kilos, featuring thousands of pages. According to an Economic Times report, IndiGo, India's biggest carrier by market share, has equipped all its planes with electronic flight bags (EFBs). According to the report, IndiGo's aircrafts will use twin iPads, which will serve as backups for each other. The software for performance accuracy and load calculations is provided by Airbus, while Jeppesen, a Boeing company, provides the navigation charts and data, shares ET.ET also reveals other carriers including SpiceJet, Jet Airways, GoAir and Air India are also mulling a switch-over to EFBs to cut down on unnecessary paperwork and heavy documents on board.While this is a new initiative for India, airlines all over the world have seamlessly shifted to EFBs and have seen some productive results as this blog suggests.

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  • Google | The Financial Express | Page 2

    Google is making a Wi-Fi router as part of its ambition to provide better Internet connections that make it easier for people to access its digital services and see more of its online advertising. Google Inc launched a Wi-Fi router named OnHub. Catering to the internet users in tier II and III towns, technology giant Google is now focusing to expand usage of its products like ‘Maps’ and ‘Search’ in vernacular languages, especially Hindi. The image of Google’s new Nexus phone has been leaked on the internet.

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  • With Teddy by his side, Mr Bean fetes 25 years with London drive

    Sitting in an armchair strapped atop his green mini with his loyal Teddy by his side, Mr Bean celebrated 25 years of his popular television antics on Friday with a London drive to Buckingham Palace. The mainly silent Mr Bean made his television debut in Britain in 1990, and his amusing and often disruptive exploits, won him fans around the world.

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