• Amitabh Bachchan’s Rocking Moment With The Dharavi Rock Band!

    Amitabh Bachchan is a celebrity who has gained name, fame and money not by just doing movies. At the event, we saw the ‘Dharavi Live Band’ play for the radio station who had invited Senior Bachchan as the chief guest for the evening. The RJ for the evening later posted about the event in which her happiness can be clearly sensed.

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  • Neha Dhupia travels in New York subway

    Bollywood fans spotted Neha Dhupia in a subway in New York recently. The actress was running late for a stand-up comic act in Manhattan and had no choice, but to take a train to reach on time.

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  • This car is cheaper than Nano and gives a mileage of 50 km/litre - News18.com

    An engineering student from Ajmer has designed a car which is cheaper than the cheapest car-Nano.

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  • 1965 war: How India almost lost to Pakistan

    Pakistan has long celebrated September 6 as Defence of Pakistan (Youm-e Difa) Day. This was the day when, it says, it defended itself against the Indian Army that had been launched on three axes towards Lahore. For this myth to take life, they gloss over Operation Gibraltar, the attack on Kashmir by thousands of irregulars on August 5, and Operation Grand Slam of September 1 where Pakistan's six armoured divisions came close to cutting the highway connecting Jammu to Poonch. A celebration implies an achievement, but if the truth be told, the Indian performance during the 1965 war was just a shade better than that of Pakistan.

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  • Hit And Run Case: Supreme Court Refuses To Cancel Salman Khan’s Bail

    With the ongoing Salman Khan’s 2002 hit and run case, the Supreme Court on Monday August 31, dismissed a petition seeking cancellation of actor’s bail. The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice H.L. Dattu declined the plea by one of the alleged victims associated with the case, belonging to Mumbai Police. The petitioner had challenged the Bombay High Court order granting bail to Salman Khan, but the court dismissed the cancellation of the bail.

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  • Photo: Zaheer Khan and Mohammad Kaif catch up at former’s gym

    Mohammad Kaif says it was exciting to meet Zaheer Khan after a long time.

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  • By destroying 2,000-year-old Palmyra, Islamic State has demolished Syria's proud heritage

    Damascus, Syria: Palmyra, the ancient Syrian city that has fallen to the Islamic State jihadist group, has withstood the last 2,000 years with its immaculate temples and colonnaded streets.Listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, the "pearl of the desert" is a well-preserved oasis 210 kilometres (130 miles) northeast of Damascus.Palmyra, which means City of Palms, is known in Syria as Tadmor, or City of Dates. Its name first appeared on a tablet in the 19th Century BC as a stopping point for caravans travelling on the Silk Road and between the Gulf and the Mediterranean.But it was during the Roman Empire, beginning in the 1st Century BC and lasting another 400 years, that Palmyra rose to prominence.Though surrounded by desert dunes, Palmyra developed into a luxurious metropolis thanks to the trade of spices, perfumes, silk and ivory from the east, and statues and glasswork from Phoenicia.In the year 129 AD, Roman emperor Hadrian declared Palmyra a "free city" within his empire.

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  • In '65 War, His Plane Crashed in Pak. Then, a Great Escape.

    His story is one of the greatest wartime escapes by any Indian in any war fought by India.

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  • LFW 2015, day 5: Shilpa Shetty scorches the ramp in Divya Reddy's collection

    The intricacy expressed love with its colours, textures, embroidery and played its role of royal romanticism.

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  • Tim Cook just made a funny joke about marriage in front of 20,000 Cisco employees

    Cisco's annual sales conference in Las Vegas hosted an unusual guest: Tim Cook. The sales...

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  • RBI names SBI, ICICI two banks "too big to fail"

    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) named State Bank of India and ICICI Bank on Monday as "systemically important", lining the lenders up for tougher supervision to avoid collapses that could rattle the financial system and economy. The designation, effectively declaring the banks "too big to fail", was only applied by the central bank to the two lenders: India's largest state-owned bank and its largest private sector bank. State Bank of India (SBI) must now set aside additional Tier 1 common equity worth 0.6 percent of its risk-weighted assets.

  • Monsoon may start withdrawing from North-West India from Tuesday

    With the four-month-long monsoon entering the last month of September on Tuesday, the rain deficit for the country as a whole is likely to grow beyond the 12 per cent forecast by the India Met Department. Model analyses suggest that the monsoon may start to withdraw from extreme northwest (Rajasthan) on Tuesday to signal the start of the month-long process. The withdrawal takes place in an elaborate swipe of the air in the Northeast-East-Southeast-South-Southwest (clock-wise) direction when monsoonal rain evaporates from the surface covered. By the second week of September, it would cover North and North-West India and parts of adjoining Central India, says an assessment of the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology.

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  • This is how dehydration adds on to your illnesses

    UpToDate provides medical practitioners with the reference material that they need in order to make diagnoses. Isabel allows doctors to make a diagnosis by entering a patient’s symptoms into the app. The app was created and developed by Isabel Maude’s parents. Isabel was a British girl who died in 1999 at the age of 3 after being misdiagnosed.

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  • How to tell if someone is lying

    One thing the Ashley Madison hack has underscored: there's an awful lot of people who lie and...

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  • Military needs to be ready for short wars, says Army Chief - The Times of India

    Speaking at the Tri Service Seminar on the 1965 Indo Pak War, Chief of Army Staff Dalbir Singh on Tuesday said that the military needs to be ready for short wars as the borders are live with frequent ceasefire violations and infiltration bids by Pakistan.

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  • Ansari's affirmative action for Muslims comment draws VHP's ire - The Times of India

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Monday criticized Vice President Hamid Ansari over his pitch for "affirmative action" for Muslims, alleging it was a "political" and "communal" statement which did not befit the dignity of his office.

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  • PHOTO: Sachin Tendulkar hosts AR Rahman at his house

    Sachin Tendulkar and AR Rahman have been close friends for the last few years.

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  • Dubai gold retailer defaults on $136 million, banks consider options

    By Stanley Carvalho and Tom Arnold ABU DHABI/DUBAI (Reuters) - A Dubai-based gold and jewellery retailer has defaulted on loans worth about 500 million dirhams ($136.2 million), with banks considering options including legal action to retrieve the money, four banking and trade sources told Reuters. The non-payment by Atlas Jewellery, which has more than 50 branches across the Gulf and in India, affects at least 15 banks, the sources said on condition of anonymity because the information isn't public. It was not clear why Atlas Jewellery had failed to honour its debts.

  • Maruti Swift SP Limited Edition all set for festive season launch – Report

    Based on the LXi and LDi variants. Maruti is currently prepping a special edition of the popular Maruti Swift for the festive season, which is based on the entry-level LXi petrol and LDi diesel varian...

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  • Vijay lends helping hand again?

    The film was later released in a fair number of screens after he got in touch with a few distributors

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