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BUDGET, SIMPLIFIED!

Budget: What's costlier, what's cheaper

Check out the most in-depth and simplified coverage of Arun Jaitley's first full Budget.

  • Dum Laga Ke Haisha Star Bhumi Pednekar Has Lost Weight!

    Bhumi Pednekar made her Bollywood debut opposite Ayushmann Khurrana in Dum Laga Ke Haisha doesn’t actually look even tiny bit close to her character from the movie. To keep the level of curiosity among the audiences, the team of Dum Laga Ke Haisha didn’t promote the film. The reason why we didn’t see Bhumi come in front of media to interact, as her character and role in the film was kept a secret from audiences.

    Business of Cinema
  • Here’s how to see this dress as both white and gold and black and blue

    This viral dress has divided the internet over its coloring. Tumblr What color is this dress? People are seeing the dress in varying colors due to the different ways in which they perceive colors. As a result, some are seeing it as white and gold,

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  • Vidhu Vinod Chopra, wife Anupama and son down with swine flu | Bollywood News | Hindi Movies News | Celebrity News - BollywoodHungama.com

    The recent past has seen a surge in reportings of people contracting swine flu. Now we hear that producer director Vidhu Vinod Chopra (VVC) has fallen ill with the same. Apparently, Vidhu contracted the ailment along with his wife and film critic Anupama Chopra and son Agni. Tweeting about the ailment and confirming the news Anupama posted, "Folks, I have been felled by swine flu.

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  • Myanmar captures rare white elephant in western jungles

    Myanmar's forestry department has captured a rare white elephant in the jungles of the country's western Ayeyarwaddy region, an official said Sunday. White elephants, which are actually albinos, have been revered for centuries in Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and other Asian nations. Myanmar already has eight white elephants in captivity, most from the Ayeyarwaddy region.

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  • John Travolta isn't creepy: Scarlett Johansson

    The world believed John Travolta creeped her out, but Scarlett Johansson has defended John Travolta.

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  • Panic Spreads as Fireballs Light up Kerala Sky

    By around 10.30 pm, media houses, police and fire stations started receiving calls from in and around Ernakulam informing about some strange activity in the sky. “People in Fort Kochi, Vyttilla, Vypin Paravoor and Kolenchery areas reported mild tremours in their locality.

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  • IMAGES: 5 fine sedans coming your way!

    Here is a look at five sedans that are likely to make it to Indian showrooms this year. | IMAGES: 5 fine sedans coming your way!

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  • Ab Tak Chhappan 2 Movie Review

    Ab Tak Chhappan 2 Review By Martin D'Souza, Glamsham Editorial Encounter specialist Sadhu Agashe (Nana Patekar) who is forced into semi-retirement after his various encounters and cases against him is cajoled back into joining the force in Mumbai. Enjoying the bliss of Goa with his son, he breaks out of his reverie after his son tells him that he should not be the reason of him (Sadhu) not joining the police force. Sadhu comes back, much to the happiness of the Defence Minister (Vikram Gokhale), Chief Minister (Dilip Prabhawalkar) and former Police Commissioner (Mohan Agashe).

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  • India’s military is in deep crisis despite the rise in spending

    The defence budget of India—the world’s largest arms importer—has more than doubled over the past decade from Rs 80,500 crore to Rs 229,000 crore for the financial year 2014-15. The army, navy and air force are short of officers by 17% (7,989), 17% (1,499) and 3% (357) respectively, according to latest data tabled in the Lok Sabha. –The Indian Air Force (IAF) is short of 272-306 fighter aircraft (as this IndiaSpend report explains) and 56 medium transport aircraft.

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  • First-Class cricket: A history of the 200 triple-hundreds

    Kithuruwan Vithanage scored the 200th triple century of First-Class cricket on February 14, 2015.

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  • I Can Never Say No to SRK: Kapil Sharma

    Mumbai:  Stand-up comedian and "Comedy Nights with Kapil" host Kapil Sharma has refuted rumours that he has refused to be a part of superstar Shah Rukh Khan's upcoming TV show titled "India Poochega Sabse Shaana Kauna. It is well known that Shah Rukh and Kapil share a good bond. In fact, SRK has readily made appearances on Kapil's comedy show.

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  • Visa on arrival now for 150 countries

    New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India will provide visa on arrival (VoA) to visitors from 150 countries -- a sharp rise from the 43 countries now, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced Saturday. "Last year VoA was issued to 43 countries. As tourism in the country has increased, I propose to increase the countries covered under this to 150," Jaitley said while presenting the Union Budget 2015-16 proposals in the Lok Sabha.

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News
  • Ekta Kapoor to release 'XXX' on same date as 'Kyunki Saas' | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    Ekta Kapoor to release 'XXX' on same date as 'Kyunki Saas' - Ekta Kapoor to release XXX the same date as Kyunki Saas

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  • Pearls on Lupita Nyong'o $150,000 gown fake, thief returns it

    Lupita Nyong'o Oscar gown was returned to The London Hotel in west Hollywood where it was taken two days earlier, it has been revealed. The thief continued that he decided to take the dress back to the hotel in a garment bag that was inside a trash bag that he deposited in a second floor bathroom adjacent to a fitness centre. Detectives received a call from a media representative, informing them they had received a call from an anonymous caller with information in regards to the stolen Calvin Klein dress. Law enforcement said that they were told the Calvin Klein dress was worth $150,000, but the thief said that it was almost worthless.

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  • Louis Vuitton is now a 'brand for secretaries' in China

    REUTERS/Carlos Barria A woman walks beneath a Louis Vuitton sign in the IFC Mall in Shanghai, China. China's elite have become too savvy for Louis Vuitton, which has exploded in popularity in the middle class. "I don't see anybody carrying a Gucci or Louis Vuitton bag," Sara Jane Ho, the founder of the elite Chinese etiquette school Institute Sarita, told Business Insider.

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  • A Proud Karan Johar Hugs And Kisses His Student Varun Dhawan!

    It’s a proud moment for Varun Dhawan and his family, as his movie Badlapur has received a great response from the audience. Yesterday at the success bash of the movie, Varun Dhawan and Karan Johar greeted each other by giving a warm hug. Karan Johar who launched Varun Dhawan in his debut Student Of The Year was seen giving a warm hug to Varun.

    Business of Cinema
  • Parents of slain journalist: Next 'Jihadi John' is on way

    The parents of an American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State group say they are surprised a college-educated, London-raised man is the masked militant known as "Jihadi John" from the video of their son's slaying but also realize stopping him won't end the bloodshed. The Foleys spoke about the front man for IS murder videos with reporters before they participated in a forum at the University of Arizona on the growing dangers journalists face in conflict areas.

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  • 10 stocks to buy in March after strong February

    As strong February trading drew to a close, CNBC "Fast Money" traders looked ahead to March's market conditions. The Dow (Dow Jones Global Indexes: .DJI), S&P 500 (^GSPC) and Nasdaq (^IXIC) all climbed more than 5 percent in February. Though

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  • Sunita Williams back home after 4 months in spac

    The Soyuz TMA-05M capsule, carrying Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko and US astronaut Sunita Williams, parachuted through dark, cloudy skies and touched down at 7:30 am IST. Earlier, the trio bid farewell to their fellow crew-mates Kevin Ford, Evgeny Tarelkin and Oleg Novitskiy, and closed the hatches between the spacecraft before finally undocking at 2226 GMT on Sunday (0356 IST Monday). The return of Williams, Hoshide and Malenchenko wrapped up their 127-day stay in space, including 125 days spent aboard the station, since the launch from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on July 15.

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  • Kakki Sattai review: A silly romp around exotica and evil

    Once Raj Kapoor took the audience on a world tour in his Around The World and Sangam. Decades later, some Tamil producers and directors (also a few Bollywood mandarins) think that Indian cinema ticket-paying patrons still desire the likes of Kapoor's romps across continents -- romps that can materialise just by sitting on a chair. The budget for Durai Senthilkumar's Kakki Sattai (Khaki Uniform) is Rs 10 crores -- an amount that a parallel movie producer may use to spin at least a couple of films, films that will make a lot of sense and entertain in an intelligent way.

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