• Ranbir Kapoor And Katrina Kaif Avoided Each Other At Vogue Beauty Awards 2016?

    Bollywood stars manage to stay fit, flawless, diet free and much more between their hectic shooting schedules. Bollywood stars Katrina Kaif, Ranbir Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Mahira Khan, Aditi Rao Hydari, Ileana D’Cruz and many others were also present at the event that took place yesterday at Taj Lands End hotel. Photographers were waiting for the moment to take pictures of them together, but this could not happen as Ranbir and Katrina made sure that they don’t cross each other’s path.

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  • Modi ‘frustrated’, could get me ‘killed’: Kejriwal

    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday launched his fiercest attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi yet, warning his legislators and volunteers that Modi's "frustrated" government wishes to wipe out the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and get Kejriwal "killed". This is the sharpest censure Kejriwal has thrown Modi's way since December last year, when he had tweeted that the PM is a "coward" and "psychopath" after the CBI raided the CM's office. In the course of nearly 10-minute long video in a spartan setting, Kejriwal said, "I want to tell all (AAP) volunteers, MLAs and ministers that this is a very critical period. You think it over, talk to your families. This is going to get worse in the

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  • Bank strike to hit operations on Friday

    Chennai, July 28 (IANS) Banking operations will be impacted across the country on Friday with around 10 lakh bankers of 40 private and state-run banks striking work in protest against the central government's banking policies, a union leader said on Thursday. The unions in the banking sector had given the strike call protesting against the merger of the five associate banks of the State Bank of India (SBI) with SBI and the privatisation of IDBI Bank.

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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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  • GST Bill: Why swift Cabinet approval to changes is a commendable job by NDA

    A day after the meeting of the Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers raised its concerns about the GST Bill, the Cabinet cleared the changes in the Constitutional Amendment Bill in line with the demands made by the panel, clearing the way for the much-needed tax reform to be passed in the current Parliament session. The move by the Cabinet, chaired by prime minister Narendra Modi, is commendable for the swift action taken and shows the seriousness of the NDA government in taking up the reform process, according to experts. On Wednesday, the Cabinet approved the dropping of the 1 percent additional manufacturing tax and also provided guarantee to compensate states for any revenue loss in the first five years of the rollout of the proposed indirect tax regime.

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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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  • You Won’t Believe What Salman Khan Gifted His Sister Arpita Khan Sharma!

    Being the youngest member of Bollywood’s famous Khan family, Arpita Khan Sharma is pampered all the time by her brothers Salman, Sohail and Arbaaz Khan. Well Arpita, who has always been showered with gifts and love, has received another amazing yet touching gift by Salman. After Arpita delivered a baby boy, Salman Khan could not gift anything to her as he was very much engrossed with the shooting of his recently released film Sultan.

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  • Muttiah Muralitharan controversy: Off-spinner steps down from Cricket Australia role

    Legendary off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan who was at the centre of a heated controversy ahead of the first Test between Sri Lanka and Australia has reportedly stepped down from his spin-bowling consultant post, thus ending the spat that cropped up between Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) and him. The Sri Lankan legend who is Test cricket's highest wicket-taker with 800 scalps, was employed by Cricket Australia to assist their spinners and help them prepare for the Test series. This did not go down well with SLC who accused him off berating the team manager and conducting a centre-wicket training session at the Pallekele Cricket Stadium without permission.

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  • Purab Kohli Becomes The Owner Of A Rare Bike!

    Purab Kohli is someone who has always been an adventure lover, who has also hosted a lot of travel shows in the past. Riding bikes is what Purab has always loved. It is an adventure bike meant for tough routes and trips and Purab has booked it because he is planning to go on to some adventurous trips in the forthcoming months.

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  • 403 road projects worth Rs 3.85 lakh crore pending: Nitin Gadkari

    NEW DELHI: As many as 403 road projects totalling Rs 3.85 lakh crore initiated during the UPA rule are pending due to a variety of reasons, Lok Sabha was informed today. Responding to supplementaries, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said by the next Parliament session, finality will be achieved regarding these projects -- either they will be restarted or terminated. He said work orders for the projects were issued before encroachments were removed or forest and environment clearance given. Gadkari said work has stopped in various projects and, in some cases, the companies given the contract are on the verge of being declared bankrupt. Banks were told to provide additional funds

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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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  • Dolly the sheep’s clones are perfectly healthy, which could be huge for the future of cloning

    When Dolly the sheep died of lung disease and severe arthritis in 2003 after a relatively short seven year life, many scientists speculated that perhaps cloning had something to do with it. Could cloning an adult mammal, they wondered, make the clone adult-like right from birth. Maybe clones were not meant to live very long.…

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  • Why this generation won’t be as wealthy as the last one

    After nearly 70 years, America’s middle class is no longer growing.

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  • 10, 000 Afghan refugees return from Pak in four days amid increasing pressure

    Kabul, July 28 (ANI): The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations (MoRR) has said that the number of Afghan refugees returning home from Pakistan is on the rise, adding that 10,000 have returned home in just four days and a total of 2,00,000 refugees have returned in the past six months. "Pakistan has imposed additional restrictions and pressure, police now easily arrest a refugee and investigate them, police arrested my son despite the fact he had a refugee card," he said. "We had a good life there, our children were at school," said one of the refugees, while the other said: "Pakistan has imposed additional restrictions and pressure, police now easily arrest a refugee and investigate them, police arrested my son despite the fact he had a refugee card." Up to 1.5 million Afghan refugees still live in Pakistan.

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  • Aadhar card row: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m.

    New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 2 p.m. following uproar over Aadhar card being made compulsory for availing the benefits of government schemes.

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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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  • Brexit shockwaves hit British jobs, consumer confidence

    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, consumer confidence plunging, and construction and car sales slowing. Preparing for a Brexit-related slowdown, Lloyds Banking Group said it would cut a further 3,000 jobs and one of Britain's biggest car dealerships, Inchcape, predicted growth in new car registrations would fall. "The public are still absorbing the EU referendum result but it is clear that consumer confidence has taken a significant and clear dive," said Stephen Harmston of the YouGov polling organisation.

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  • Fosun to buy KKR-backed Indian drugmaker for up to $1.3 billion

    By Sumeet Chatterjee and Zeba Siddiqui HONG KONG/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group Co Ltd has agreed to buy an 86 percent stake in Gland Pharma - backed by KKR & Co LP - for up to $1.3 billion, the largest acquisition of an Indian company from abroad this year. The deal, announced by the two sides on Thursday, is the first major move by the Fosun group since Guo Guangchang, founder of flagship holding firm Fosun International Ltd and one of China's best-known entrepreneurs, briefly went missing late last year. The acquisition, subject to regulatory approvals, would also underscore a positive outlook for drugmakers in India, which is a major global supplier and counts the United States as its largest export market, helped by lower manufacturing and labour costs.

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  • CST-Panvel fast line faces roadblock just ahead of bhumi pujan

    The CR's position will embarrass Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, who recently declared that bids for the project would be invited soon. Even as the state government was planning a ground-breaking ceremony and the Railway Ministry was preparing to invite bids, the CST-Panvel elevated corridor has run into a road-block. Divisional Railway Manager Amitabh Ojha has written a letter to General Manager G C Agarwal, making it clear that the Rs 14,561-crore project cannot be executed, not at least with its current alignment. The letter, which has been reviewed by Mumbai Mirror, will come as a huge embarrassment to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, who only recently declared that his ministry was in the process of inviting bids for the project.

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