• India cannot revoke Indus Waters Treaty unilaterally: Pak lawyer

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Sept. 27 (ANI): Ahmer Bilal Soofi, Pakistan's former law minister, president Research Society of International Law and an advocate in the Supreme Court on the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT), has said that India has no legal competence under the treaty to revoke it per se on its own, adding the treaty has no provision for unilateral "suspension". In an interview to Dawn, Soofi gave his opinions on the Indus Waters Treaty after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with officials to review provisions with Pakistan. In the meeting, New Delhi ruled out cancelling the Indus Waters Treaty (1960) but said that it is looking for ways of increasing its use of waters that flow from India but are controlled by Pakistan.

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  • AAP, Navjot Singh Sidhu back in touch

    CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Navjot Singh Sidhu seem to be mending fences after a recent falling out ahead of the 2017 assembly elections in Punjab. One of AAP's top Punjab leaders, lawyer H S Phoolka, told TOI on Monday that he would go out of his way to ensure that Sidhu's front joins hands with AAP for the polls. Sidhu had an extended meeting with other members of his front in Delhi over the past two days where joining hands with AAP was discussed. "Though it is for my party to take a final decision, I have made the suggestion to both senior leaders of AAP as well as to those in Awaaz-e-Punjab to come together. I have kept a line open with Pargat (Singh) over a period of time. In

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  • Former bureaucrat BK Bansal commits suicide along with son at his Delhi residence

    New Delhi, Sept. 27 (ANI): Former bureaucrat BK Bansal, who was accused of corruption and arrested in connection with a graft case in July, allegedly committed suicide along with his 25-year-old son in their home in Madhu Vihar in East Delhi on Tuesday. Bansal was a Director General in the Corporate Affairs ministry when he was arrested on July 16 on charges of accepting Rs. nine lakhs as bribe from a pharmaceutical company that wanted to buy its way out of an investigation for illegal business practices. Two days after Mr Bansal's arrest, his wife Satyabala Bansal and daughter Neha were found hanging in separate rooms at their residence in Nilkanth Apartments in east Delhi's Madhu Vihar on July 19.

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  • Sushant Singh Rajput’s M S Dhoni: The Untold Story Break Records Of Sultan And Kabali!

    The trailer of Sushant Singh Rajput’s M S Dhoni: The Untold Story has made everyone eager to watch the film. The film will be depicting the unheard struggle of Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Also, Sushant has put in so much of efforts into his character that he looks like a replica of Dhoni.

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  • If banning actors can stop terrorism, government should do it: Varun

    Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Talking about the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena's (MNS) demand to ban Pakistani artistes from working in India, actor Varun Dhawan says if governments feel that by banning actors they can stop terrorism, then they should do it. "I follow the Indian government rules. Whatever government thinks needs to be done, I support that.

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  • Pakistani actors must condemn attack on Indians: Anupam Kher

    New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher says it is really important for Pakistani actors to say that "I condemn the unfortunate massacre of Indian soldiers". Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) had recently told the media that there was "an anti-Pakistan" wave across India after the September 18 terror attack that left 18 Indian soldiers dead at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir. Following which, MNS issued an ultimatum on September 23 to all Pakistani cine and television artistes to leave India.

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  • 10 obscene displays of wealth that shock average Americans

    Fascinating findings from a new Reddit thread on wealth.

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  • Captives of Islamic State for 414 days, two Telugu professors return to tell the tale

    Two Indian teachers, who were rescued last week after over a year-long captivity by the Islamic State (IS) in Libya, returned home to Hyderabad on Saturday. T Gopi Krishna and C Balram Kishan arrived from New Delhi in the wee hours of the weekend. The two teachers at the University of Sirte were abducted by Islamic State (IS) terrorists on 29 July, 2015 while on their way to Tripoli airport to return to India. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had announced on 15 September that they had been rescued. Gopi Krishna (40), an assistant professor at the University of Sirte, joined the university in 2007. He hails from Tekkali in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, while Balram Kishan (52),

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  • Tanay Malhara Is The Winner Of Dance + Season 2!

    After 15 weeks of hard work, rehearsal and innumerable ‘DOUBLE PLUS’ performances, India has voted and chosen the second winner of Dance Plus! In the wee hours of Sunday evening Tanay Malhara was declared the winner of Dance Plus. Remo D’Souza, Super Judge on the show along with captains Shakti Mohan, Dharmesh Yelande and Punit J Pathak celebrated the achievement of announcing the second dancing icon of the nation. The other top 3 contestants on Dance + along with Tanay were Wild Rippers crew, Piyush Bhagat & Sushant Khatri.

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  • Nitara makes her dad Akshay Kumar a crocodile on her 4th birthday!

    Akshay Kumar recently went for a much-need family vacation to Maldives with wife Twinkle Khanna and kids Aarav and Nitara. Twinkle Instagrammed a cute picture of Nitara holding onto her dad’s shoulders as if he was a crocodile while swimming in the pool. Her caption reads, “Nitara makes Daddy a crocodile on her birthday #happy4th”.

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  • Krushna Abhishek: I Want To Get Kapil Sharma On My Show And ROAST Him

    The stand-up comedian is 'confession personified' when grilled on the current state of his show

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  • Pakistan-born actor apologises for racist rant about Indians

    London, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan-born actor Marc Anwar, who was sacked from British TV drama "Coronation Street" for his racist rant against Indians on social media, has issued an apology and termed his act as a "moment of madness". Anwar was axed from the ITV soap after "Coronation Street" makers were alerted to his Twitter comments. The 45-year-old had referred to Indians as 'b******s' and 'p*ss-drinking c**ts', and even abused Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

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  • "It's wrong to usurp a date another colleague has already announced," Hrithik Roshan on clash with Shah Rukh Khan

    When Rakesh Roshan excitedly announced the release date of Krissh 4 as Christmas 2018, he wasn’t aware that Aanand Rai’s Shah Rukh Khan starrer was also scheduled for the same week. On realizing the same, the Roshans quickly moved their film from the proposed Christmas 2018 slot. Explaining the Roshans’ gentlemanly manoeuvre, Hrithik volunteers, “My mom and dad have always taught me that doing the right thing is over and above any profit or loss. I guess, Dad felt it wrong to usurp a date that another colleague has already announced.” Interestingly, the Shah Rukh starrer Raees was brought into the same Friday as Hrithik’s home production Kaabil, even though the Roshans made their release announcement

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  • 8 Stocks That Could Make You Rich One Day

    Thinkstock Want big returns? Take on big risks. So goes the inescapable calculus of investing. With so many investors focused on safety and income these days, we decided to take a contrarian approach by ...

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  • Real Estate Magician Robert Vadra’s Magic May Fail in Coming Months; Legal Troubles Loom Large

    Robert Vadra – the Gandhi Damad has been one of controversy's favourite picks. In the recent times, the shady land deals related to him have caused a lot of troubles for him. What lies ahead?

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  • Cricket: Kohli hails 'priceless' Ashwin after NZ win

    Kanpur, India, Sept 26, 2016 (AFP) - Skipper Virat Kohli hailed Ravichandran Ashwin as "priceless" after he spun India to victory Monday over New Zealand, saying the off-spinner was one of cricket's ultimate match-winners and sharpest brains.

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  • Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurates six major Railway projects

    Kottayam (Kerala) [India], Sept. 26 (ANI): Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today inaugurated six major Railway projects in Kerala including the dedication of the newly-built 9.6-km long Tiruvalla-Chengannur double line which would ease the heavy rail traffic congestion in the Ernakulam-Kottayam-Kayamkulam section.

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  • Intex launches affordable smartphone 'Cloud Q11' at Rs 4,699

    New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Domestic smartphone-maker Intex technologies on Tuesday launched a new device with 3D-content functionality and in-house feature at Rs 4,699.

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  • Apollo Hospital slams rumours of 'Jayalalithaa being taken abroad', says she is recovering

    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Sept. 25 (ANI): Rejecting "rumours and conjectures" circulated in the social media about Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's health condition that "she would be taken abroad for treatment", Apollo Hospital at Greams road here on Sunday said these are "totally false and baseless", while adding that "there is no question of taking her abroad for treatment, as there is no necessity at all for this". "The Chief Minister is responding well to the treatment and continues to get better. The hospital further said, when the Chief Minister was admitted in the late hours of September 22 she had fever and dehydration.

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  • Samjhauta Express leaves for New Delhi from Lahore

    Lahore, Sep 26 (IANS) The Samjhauta Express train between India and Pakistan, via Attari in Punjab, left from here to New Delhi on Monday after authorities allowed its operation, the Pakistani media reported. According to The News International, the train on Monday morning carried 138 passengers who face custom and immigration clearance at Wagah border. The Indian Railways conveyed to Pakistani side that the service would not be operated on Monday as per its regular schedule, said The News International report.

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