• Nation won't tolerate insults on Mother India: Smriti Irani on JNU row

    New Delhi, Feb. 12 (ANI): With the Centre having taken a firm stand over the protests at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said that an insult to India in any form would not be tolerated by the country. The HRD Minister's statement comes after Home Minister Rajnath Singh asserted that strict action will be taken against the demonstrators and said that 'anti-national' elements will not be tolerated.

    ANI
  • Ranveer Singh And Deepika Padukone Are Ready For Valentine’s Day

    There will be few stars who will be alone this Valentine’s Day like Ranbir Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, Abhay Deol, Farhan Akhtar and star Cricketer Virat Kohli and so will female big stars like Katrina Kaif, Kangana Ranaut and many more. Ultimate and big time lover boy Ranveer Singh will celebrate Valentine’s Day with his own very dear Mastani Deepika Padukone in Toronto.

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  • Virat asked Anushka to slow down on her career

    Buzz is, India’s Test captain didn’t want her to sign Sultan

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  • Kapil Sharma back with Sidhu and Sumona. Watch out, Krushna!

    The stand-up comedian returns full throttle

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  • Missing Snapdeal employee returns: What we know so far

    Ghaziabad, Feb. 12 (ANI): With the police trying to gather information as to what happened to Snapdeal employee Dipti Sarna, who was missing for 30 hours from Ghaziabad, the developments have been gradual but steady. Dipti Sarna was reported missing around 9 p.m. on Wednesday by her parents after she did not return home from work. 2. Snapdeal founder Kunal Bahl said the organisation was working with the Ghaziabad Police to locate her.

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  • Gravitational waves: They scorned Sanjeev Dhurandhar 3 decades ago, today he is the toast of modern science

    Three decades before international scientists announced they have detected the gravitational waves Albert Einstein had proposed, a young scientist was already talking about the idea. Sanjeev Dhurandhar’s ideas were then greeted with incredulity but, on Thursday, he was the toast of the scientific community who gathered at the Inter-University Centre of Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) in Pune. Prof Jayant Narlikar, former IUCAA director, recalled the 1980s.

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  • Sun Pharma to seek FDA re-inspection of Halol plant by end-June

    By Zeba Siddiqui MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's largest drugmaker, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, plans to ask U.S. regulators by the middle of this year to re-inspect a plant in Gujarat after they criticised manufacturing standards there, Sun's founder said. Dilip Shanghvi said the company would ask the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the new inspection of the Halol plant in Gujarat in the first quarter of the company's next fiscal year, which runs from April to June 2016, by which time the company hopes to have addressed the FDA's concerns. The FDA first notified Sun Pharma of its concerns about manufacturing standards at Halol in September 2014 after an inspection.

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  • Ind vs SL, T20I: It’s cash in or crash out for Dhoni’s men

    The backup spinners were put through their paces in one of the nets during India’s practice session at JSCA International Stadium Complex here on Thursday. Harbhajan Singh, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh and Pawan Negi had been bowling to Ravindra Jadeja who was trying to hit them square of the wicket. Negi looked to be the odd man out because of his round-arm action, trajectory and pace.

    The Indian Express
  • Two senior executives at India's Flipkart leaving to launch own ventures

    Two senior executives at India's Flipkart plan to leave, as the country's biggest e-commerce firm fights for market share with rivals including Amazon.com Inc and Snapdeal, backed by Japan's SoftBank Group . Mukesh Bansal, the head of Flipkart's commerce platform, and chief business officer Ankit Nagori confirmed the development to Reuters. Bansal founded Bengaluru-based Myntra, India's leading online fashion retailer, which was acquired by Flipkart in 2014.

    Reuters
  • Coca-Cola India shuts three plants as brand suffers inadequate demand

    New Delhi, Feb. 12 (ANI): Coca-Cola India has stopped production at three plants ahead of the peak summer season due to inadequate demand of the brand's beverages. The plants situated in Jaipur, Andhra Pradesh and Meghalaya are affected due to the agony. Activist body India Resource Center (IRC) reported the primary reasons for the closure to be the Kaladera plant in Jaipur, which increased difficulty in accessing groundwater from a depleted aquifer, in addition to incurring financial losses.

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  • 2002 hit-and-run: Victim’s family files appeal in SC against Salman acquittal

    The wife and son of a man, who was killed in the 2002 hit-and-run case involving Salman Khan, moved the Supreme Court on Wednesday, challenging the acquittal of the actor by the Bombay High Court (HC) . On September 28, 2002, Shaikh Noorulla Shafik was killed when the actor’s Land Cruiser crashed into a pavement outside a bakery in Mumbai’s Bandra area where several people, including Shafik, were sleeping. In December, the HC had acquitted the 50-year-old actor, saying there was not enough evidence that he was drunk that night and was driving the car.

    The Indian Express
  • Sonam Kapoor’s Neerja Not Spared, Facing A Ban In Pakistan!

    At some occasion or the other, we certainly get to see a lot of love and appreciation coming from our neighbouring countries, especially, Pakistan. Now, we present to you a latest move by Pakistan for banning an Indian movie from releasing. Basically, any movie that had any incident of Hindu-Muslim characters coming together or fighting, any word against Pakistan or it’s government, anything where Pakistan is shown in a negative limelight (as if nothing wrong is happening there) was instantly banned.

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  • BCCI bans Pakistani umpire Rauf for five years

    Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf was on Friday banned for five years by the BCCI from officiating all cricket tournaments and matches in India after its disciplinary committee found him guilty of misconduct and corruption. Rauf, who was part of the International Cricket Council's elite panel and officiated in Test matches, was accused of accepting expensive gifts from bookies besides placing bets on Indian Premier League matches during the 2013 edition. "The disciplinary committee of the BCCI met today (Friday) at the BCCI headquarters, Cricket Centre, Mumbai.

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  • Multiple choice questions and Headley’s pick; says Ishrat Jahan was LeT operative

    Special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam led David Coleman Headley through a process of elimination on Thursday before the 26/11 scout identified Ishrat Jahan as a “woman Lashkar-e-Toiba member” killed in an “unsuccessful LeT operation”. A similar elimination process with three choices ended with Headley naming Gujarat as the state where the operation took place. It began with Nikam asking Headley if he was aware of a women’s wing in LeT.

    The Indian Express
  • Condition of Siachen survivor Lance Naik Hanumanthappa worsens, nation prays

    The condition of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, the Siachen braveheart who defied death for six days buried under snow, has deteriorated further, the Army Research and Referral Hospital said today even as a team of experts from AIIMS joined the military doctors in their bid to save the soldier's life. Hanamanthappa is being treated by a team of intensivists, neurologist, nephrologist, endocrinologist and surgeons.

    The Indian Express
  • Karan Johar: 'No one is offering me any roles after my disastrous debut in 'Bombay Velvet'

    Filmmaker Karan Johar had made his full-fledged acting debut as an effeminate but sinister media baron in Anurag Kashyap's Bombay Velvet and during the promotions of the period drama, KJo had gushed about the experience and had vowed to take up more acting assignments.

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  • Kendall Jenner sues skin care company for $10 mln over ad

    Kendall Jenner, the model and a star of reality TV show "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," is suing a skin care company for at least $10 million, saying it used her photo in advertisements for acne laser treatment without permission. In a complaint filed on Wednesday, lawyers for Jenner objected to Cutera Inc's advertisements for its Laser Genesis treatment, which began appearing in New York City this month ahead of Fashion Week. One print ad quoted the 20-year-old Jenner as having said that acne had "completely ruined" her self-esteem and that her now "nearly flawless skin" was the product of visits to a dermatologist for Laser Genesis treatment.

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  • 80,000 Coolpad Note 3 Lite devices sold in 41 seconds

    New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad on Thursday announced that it sold 80,000 units of Coolpad Note 3 Lite in 41 seconds during their first three flash sales on Amazon. The second and third flash sales proved a success too with 25,000 units each disappearing in a mere eight and 12 seconds, respectively. "With 80,000 units being sold collectively in the first three flash sales, this is a clear indication that the customers have appreciated this power packed smartphone for its features and is also a testimony of our commitment and efforts to bring affordable technology to all," Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India, said in a statement.

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  • Lenovo Vibe K4 Note to be available for sale from next week

    New Delhi, Feb.11 (ANI): Chinese multinational computer technology company Lenovo has announced that its popular K4 Note smartphone would be available for sale without any registrations from Monday, February 15.

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  • SRK fined Rs.1.93 lakh for illegal ramp outside 'Mannat'

    Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan has been fined Rs.1,93,784 by the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation for constructing an illegal ramp outside his bungalow 'Mannat' in Bandra, a RTI query revealed here on Thursday. Activist Anil Galgali sought details under RTI on a reinforced cement-concrete ramp constructed outside the actor's landmark bungalow which was used for parking his vanity van, leading to an outcry early last year. Following a campaign by various citizens and activists, the municipal commissioner initiated action and a notice was slapped on Shah Rukh on February 6, 2015.

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