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    Waiting for you: B-Town on Sanjay Dutt’s birthdayActor Sanjay Dutt turned 56 on Wednesday and the film fraternity, including Anil Kapoor and his “All The Best: Fun Begins” co-star Ajay Devgn, are waiting for him to come out of jail.The “Khalnayak”

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  • When a leopard and dog were locked in a room for 12 hours - News18.com

    In a curious incident on Tuesday, a leopard attempted to hunt down a dog and both entered a home in

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  • I just tested 2015’s best affordable smartphone – and it’s not made by Samsung or Apple

    It’s very rare for me as a reviewer to get excited about an affordable Android smartphone. This is because normally the only thing smart about an affordable smartphone is its name. Most of smartphones that cost less than £200 have such woefully poor internal components even basic tasks like web browsing are a slow and painful process.

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  • When APJ Abdul Kalam got more cheers than M S Dhoni and Gautam Gambhir - The Economic Times

    CHENNAI: When a Class 5 student asked A P J Abdul Kalam about his hairstyle, the former President responded: "Does it not suit me?" And then, he grinned. Such was the approach of Kalam that he became an instant hit with students. A darling with the young ones, Kalam always walked into educational institutions to deafening applause and cheers. Correspondent of Sree Niketan Group of Schools, Vishnucharan recalls a recent programme at the school where several famous personalities like M S Dhoni, Gautam Gambhir and Sivamani were present.

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  • Dr. Kalam's mortal remains reached hometown Rameswaram

    Keelakadu (Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu), July 29 (ANI): The mortal remains of later former president Dr. A.P.J. Kalam has reached Rameswaram, his hometown in Tamil Nadu. The funeral will be held in Rameswaram at 11 a.m. on Thursday with full military honours

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  • Real Indian Weddings: This Gujarati Couple Will Steal Your Heart With Their Charming Innocence

    With love and happiness in the air, a wedding celebration is a truly charming affair. The gorgeous couple, Rima and Chintan, had an arranged marriage, but the wonderful chemistry that the two share is absolutely outstanding. Rima, who is a dentist by profession, is an ever-smiling, chirpy and a bubbly person.

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  • Parineeti, Sonakshi, Arjun, John THEN and NOW!

    Prepare to be amazed. | Parineeti, Sonakshi, Arjun, John THEN and NOW!

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  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Unwell, Won't Attend President Kalam's Funeral

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today said she won't attend the funeral of former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram tomorrow owing to "health condition".

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  • Former ISIS fighter explains why he joined the terror army — and why he left after just 3 days

    A former Islamic State militant recently spoke with NBC news about his experience fighting with the group in Syria — and why he surrendered after just three days on the frontlines. The man, a 24-year-old single father and college dropout who traveled from New York back to his native Turkey, told NBC what has become a familiar story. This is a common profile among those recruited by the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, who are often young men (and women) seeking purpose and identity.

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  • 5 Gorgeous Bridal Makeup Styles From Beautiful On-Screen Bollywood Brides

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan looked breathtakingly beautiful as a bride in the movie Jodhaa Akbar, where she played the royal Rajput queen (from Rajasthan) married to the Mughal Emperor, Akbar. Rani Mukherji in Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna wore a heavily embroidered red lehenga with complementing jewellery and a very minimal makeup.

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  • 5 Most Significant Couplets from Hanuman Chalisa

    According to Hindu mythology, once Lord Indra directed his ire at Hanuman. Indra attacked Hanuman with his thunderbolt (Vajrayudha) and the impact of that was so much that Hanuman broke his chin. Suryadev also bestowed Hanuman with knowledge and brilliance.

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  • Opinion: Why Yakub Memon Must Not Hang

    Justice Panachand Jain; Justice A. Suresh; Justice S.N. Bhargava; Justice P.B. Sawant; Justice K.P. Siva Subramaniam; and Justice K. Chandru. The petitioners have not challenged the fact of Yakub Memon's involvement in the conspiracy that resulted in the death of 257 innocents in the bomb blasts that rocked Mumbai in March 1993. The negotiations took place outside the country and included his revealing Pakistan's role before and after the conspiracy was hatched and executed. In exchange, Yakub Memon was assured that he would not hang.

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  • I've been infatuated by almost every actor I have worked with: Shriya Saran - The Economic Times

    Shriya Saran loves to learn, travel and explore. Over an hour-long conversation at her home over a cup of coffee and yummy chickpeas kebabs made by her mother, she talks to us about what most impressed her about Ajay Devgn, how Tabu caught her lies and what she looks for in a husband. We are Kayasthas from UP (her full name is Shriya Saran Bhatnagar). My dad Pushpinder Saran is a civil engineer who worked for BHEL, till he retired a few years ago.

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  • Kapil Sharma performs first time post injury

    The 34-year-old "Comedy Nights With Kapil" star took to Twitter to share a few pictures from the last evening show in Hamilton. "Feeling blessed," Kapil captioned one of the pictures."12 thousand people in Hamilton... Can't believe... Stay happy," he further wrote. Kapil is on a break from his popular TV show "Comedy Nights With Kapil" due to the injury.

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  • Gold wedged below $1,100 ahead of Fed meeting outcome

    Gold held just below $1,100 an ounce early on Wednesday, trading not far from a 5-1/2-year low, as investors awaited the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's meeting for more clues on the timing of this year's interest rate increase. Spot gold (XAU=) was little changed at $1,095.25 an ounce by 0029 GMT. Gold has been stuck in narrow ranges this week ahead of the conclusion of the Fed's policy meeting on Wednesday.

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  • SpiceJet Launches 3-Day Monsoon Offer - NDTV

    As the battle for customers in the Indian skies intensifies, SpiceJet has come up with a limited period 'monsoon sale' offering one-way airfares starting from as low as Rs 999 (taxes and fees not included). Bookings for SpiceJet's Rs 999 offer can be made from July 28 to July 30, 2015, and the scheme is applicable for travel between August 4, 2015 and October 15, 2015 (dates inclusive). Last month, the budget carrier had launched a special "Monsoon Offer" with a starting ticket price of Rs 1,999 (all inclusive). SpiceJet reported the highest passenger load factor of 93.2 per cent among domestic carriers last month, data from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation or DGCA, the aviation regulator, showed.

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  • Motorola Moto X (Gen 3) Specifications Tipped Again Ahead of Launch

    Motorola is expected to launch the Moto G (Gen 3) and Moto X (Gen 3) at its launch event on Tuesday. While the leaks for the former have been very frequent, the latter, high-end phone has seen few leaks in the recent past - tipping the Moto X (Gen 3) may in fact launch later this year, in line with September timeline of last year's Moto X (Gen 2) launch and that tipped by the Motorola president. The Hello Moto HK account on Google+ has suggested the Moto X (Gen 3) to feature a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) resolution display, which differs from the previous leak that suggested a 5.6-inch display with QHD (1440x2560 pixels) resolution. The unannounced Motorola Moto X (Gen 3) will reportedly come in dual-SIM version, in which the second SIM slot would double as a microSD card slot as well.

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  • IAF asks HAL to stop work on jet trainer

    In a setback for Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), the Indian Air Force (IAF) has asked the state-owned firm to stop its efforts to produce the Intermediate Jet Trainers (IJT). This comes close on the heels of the recent accident of the advanced jet trainer Hawk, which is currently being produced at HAL under licence from BAE Systems, UK. “While an inquiry has been ordered for the Hawk accident, the HAL is failing in its IJT R&D  (research and development) where the timelines have been revised at least thrice if not more. The IAF has now lost its patience and has conveyed the same to  both the ministry of defence and the HAL,” revealed sources privy to the matter on conditions of anonymity.

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  • "My weight is nobody's business"

    Exotic in looks, talented in disposition… Vidya Balan tells Filmfare that she doesn’t want to be weighed down by stereotypes

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  • Beat your fear of public speaking with these 7 science-backed strategies

    Some of the most successful people in the world have struggled to overcome their resistance to public speaking. Fortunately, Buffett and Branson have conquered their fears, and so can you. In fact, researchers have spent years developing different techniques for quelling the stress and anxiety often associated with public speaking.

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