• India hangs Yakub Memon for 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts

    MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India hanged Yakub Memon on Thursday for his role in the country's deadliest bombings, which killed at least 257 people in Mumbai in 1993, after the Supreme Court rejected a desperate overnight plea to delay his execution. Memon was sent to the gallows in a jail complex in Nagpur at around 7 a.m. (0130 GMT), an official in the city's police control room said. Memon, hanged on his 53rd birthday, was convicted as the "driving spirit" behind the serial blasts in India's financial capital, then still known as Bombay.

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  • 7 Famous Bollywood Actresses Who Dated Cricketers But Never Got Married To Them

    While Yuvraj was maintaining his ‘just good friends’ stance, one could simply not ignore his great chemistry with these actresses. While his relationship with Kim was steady and long (sadly it did not go anywhere), with Deepika it was fairly short-lived.

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  • Mango temple: Where locals say 'Hindustan' ends and 'Pakistan' begins - News18.com

    Every person, from the taxi driver to the police constable on the road and even the worker in TISCO along

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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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  • The Khan That Remo D'Souza Wants to Work With - NDTV Movies

    Ace choreographer, director Remo D'Souza wants to make superstar Aamir Khan dance to his tunes. "I have worked with many Bollywood actors, but unfortunately I haven't been able to work with 'Mr Perfectionist'. It will be an experience choreographing him," Remo said in a statement. Remo D'Souza, who is appearing as a 'super judge' on dance reality show Dance Plus, has choreographed the who's who of Bollywood.

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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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  • Railways Modifies Identity Proof Rules for Tatkal Travellers

    MUMBAI: Indian Railways has modified rules on identity proof of passengers travelling on tickets issued under its Tatkal Scheme, it was officially announced here. As per modified rules, there won't be any need to mention or furnish photocopy of proof of identity, while booking a Tatkal ticket or indicate the same while booking t6ickets through the Internet, according to a statement issued by the Western Railway. Only one passenger needs to produce any one of the following proofs of identity in the original during the journey, in case a group of passengers are travelling on Tatkal tickets, according to the statement. As per the statement, documents to be furnished as identification  proofs include Voter's Photo Identity Card, Passport, PAN Card, Driving Licence, Aadhar Card, Photo Identity Card with photographs with a serial number issued by central or state governments, student identity card with  photograph issued by a recognised school or college, passbook of nationalised banks with a photograph, as well as credit cards issued by banks with laminated photograph.

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

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

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  • This tragic story shows why it's been so difficult to find MH370 in the Indian Ocean

    More than a year after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, China, there is renewed hope that the missing flight may have been found. On Wednesday, aviation experts debated whether debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean could be from MH370. On the evening of November 27, 1987, the crew of South African Airways Flight 295 radioed air-traffic control to alert them about smoke on the flight deck.

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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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  • PHOTOS: Neymar makes the most of his holidays

    When Barcelona lost to Chelsea in pre season friendly, Neymar was busy holidaying in Ibiza, Spain. The Brazilian will report back to Barcelona training on Thursday. Neymar was given an extended break off by the Catalan giants after participating in the Copa America for his country.

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  • Motorola launches the new Moto G (3rd gen) with 5-inch display, 13MP camera at Rs 11,999 in India

    It comes in two variants - 8GB storage with 1GB RAM at Rs 11,999 and 16GB storage with 2GB RAM at Rs 12,999. The phone will go on sale from midnight on Flipkart.

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  • Jet Airways Takes on SpiceJet, Offers Discounted Tickets - NDTV

    Jet Airways has launched a promotional scheme on flights within India, offering tickets as low as Rs 1,257 (all-inclusive).

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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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  • Karan Tacker Tries To Woo Sunidhi Chauhan

    The heartthrob of Indian television, Karan Tacker has a huge fan following but rumour has it that the actor who is currently anchoring The Voice: India produced by Endemol Shine India, has become quite the fan boy himself. The talented songstress has enraptured Karan and the suave actor in turn leaves no stone unturned to impress the lovely lady. Quite the lady’s man himself Karan is absolutely floored by Sunidhi’s charisma and leaves no chance to flirt with her and woo her.

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  • Application form for Indian Army to be available online from September 1 | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    According to the report, Col. Davinder Singh, Director of recruiting, said that all those interested can get register at joinindianarmy.nic.in and apply online. The application process will start on September 1, 2015 on online. The online form and the test don't comprise the entire the application process. The online application form will be safer way of receiving applications as the candidates will not be deceived by others who claim to get them jobs in the Indian Army.

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  • The 10 Best Stocks to Hold Forever

    Few people realize these stocks exist. But many of the richest, most successful investors have been cashing in on them for decades. Now you can too...

  • An unlikely grocery store is becoming a major threat to McDonald's

    McDonald's has a new competitor — and it isn't Chipotle. The grocery-store chain Kroger is ramping up its prepared-food offerings and luring fast-food customers, according to Jonathan Maze at Nation's Restaurant News. The industry consulting firm Technomic polled customers on what they would eat if they didn't "get a bucket of chicken or a salad bar from the grocer," NRN reports.

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  • Translucent saris are the trend now - The Economic Times

    From translucent saris in net to ones in fabrics like chiffon and georgette, the trend at the moment, atleast for those looking to do ethnic wear with a twist, is to flaunt a bit of skin, but in the right, lady-like way. Over the past couple of weeks, we've had various sightings of the net sari at various festive celebrations around the globe. The most eye-catching way to sport this trend is to pair it with a blouse and petticoat in pop colours like Shriya Saran. You can also opt for a net sari in a bright, eye-catching hue with a heavily embellished or embroidered blouse.

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  • Bangalore isn't world's back office any more; it's mecca of start-ups in India. Here's why - Firstpost

    Bangalore has been ranked 15th in a global Startup Ecosystem Ranking for 2015 by US-based Compass, a provider of automated reporting and benchmarking software, making it the mecca of startups in India. The city, long known as the Silicon Valley of India, has moved up four notches in two years, the rating company said, reinforcing the belief that the city is by far the best for technology entrepreneurs  in India. The original global tech mecca, Silicon Valley, which houses 14,000 to 19,000 startups and 1.7 to 2.2 million high-tech workers, tops the ranking, with New York City, Los Angeles, Boston and Tel Aviv following.

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