• First person: The story behind how Sanjay Gandhi slapped Indira six times at a dinner party

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lewis M Simons was the Washington Post correspondent in Delhi when the Emergency was imposed. Simons recounts how he got the story and the reaction of Sonia and Rajiv Gandhi when he met them long after the Emergency had been lifted. You did a story in the Washington Post quoting an unnamed source who claimed that Sanjay Gandhi had slapped his mother, Indira Gandhi, six times at a dinner party.

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  • Inside Photo: Gossips And Fun At Salman Khan’s Sister Arpita’s Birthday Bash!

    Salman Khan’s little sister Arpita Khan Sharma who is always seen pampered, organized a fun filled pre birthday bash on July 31st night. Who’s who of the Bollywood attended the lavish birthday organized at Arpita and Aayush’s Bandra residence. Dressed in black outfit with minimal makeup and soft curls hairdo, Arpita Khan Sharma was seen happy and smiling while posing for the shutterbugs with hubby Aayush Sharma.

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  • Why Your Husband Should Not Be Your Best Friend: 5 Witty Examples To Convince You

    For that, you would always need the reliable ears of your best friend. See the differences in these replies, and we are sure you too would agree with us that your husband should never be your best friend!

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  • O Womaniya: Watch gang of women beating up a ‘characterless’ husband in front of cops - News18.com

    A wife with her gang of women took the case of her husband in Kanpur.  The incident took place in

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  • 7 habits that invite the wrath of Goddess Lakshmi

    Who doesn’t want Goddess Lakshmi besides them? She is the Goddess of wealth and if you want to attract Lakshmi to your home, you need to know a few things that displease her and should avoid that. Lakshmi Maa is known to be very unstable by nature; she

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  • How to brighten your teeth naturally - The Times of India

    There are four ways to brighten your teeth...

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  • When Shoaib Malik Challenged Yuvraj To Dance

    Yuvraj Singh resembled MJ’s moonwalk to counter Shoaib Mallik’s challenge. The man who is being missed on the field to smash the ball and liven up the stadium is Yuvraj Singh. Well, it all commenced when Sania Mirza was off to Pakistan to relish Eid with her beloved Shoaib Malik and it was then when she posted a dubsmash dance dancing along with the Pakistan team to celebrate its victory against Srilanka. What followed was Yuvi’s sparking comment, “Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik were great athletes but terrible dancers”.

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  • SRK, Kajol wrap up ‘Dilwale’ in Bulgaria, return to India

    Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, who have been in Bulgaria for the shooting of their upcoming Rohit Shetty's 'Dilwale', finally wrapped up the schedule and returned to India.

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  • Drishyam review: A decent copy, but Ajay Devgn will make you long for Kamal Haasan, Mohanlal - Firstpost

    Drishyam is the Hindi remake of a Malayalam blockbuster by the same name, masterminded by writer and director, Jeethu Joseph. Kamat pares down an otherwise lengthy first half, which may not have been a good move. In the original, this length was particularly vital to establishing the central relationships between the lead and his family. Comparisons aside, Drishyam has a terrific, killer plot (even if it is 'inspired').

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  • Monthly Tarot Forecast for August by Mita Bhan

    Celebrity astrologer Mita Bhan unfolds Tarot Readings for the month of August 2015. Let's see what the cards reveal for your sun sign:  Aries August is the month of making choices. No more sitting on the fence. No more procrastinating. No more avoiding

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  • Jayalalithaa gives Rs 6 lakh assistance to ailing folk singer

    Responding to an appeal by indigent and ailing Tamil folk singer-cum-actress Paravai M

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  • Why are men, in their early 30s, losing hair?

    Written by Anuradha Mascarenhas | Published:August 1, 2015 12:00 am Doctors say that the major reasons for hair loss are iron deficiency, lack of sunlight (vitamin D-3), stress, irregular diets, hormonal changes and related diseases like thyroid and diabetes. The number of patients with hair loss has increased over the years and out of 10 new patients at least eight are men. What is disturbing is that a sizeable number of them are in their 20s and 30s seeking hair restoration surgery,  says the president of the Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons of India. Telogen Effluvium – a typical hair loss condition among youngsters is characterised by diffused hair shedding.

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  • Four Indians held near Islamic State stronghold in Libya, two freed

    India said on Friday that four of its nationals had been detained near the Libyan coastal city of Sirte, an area that is under the control of Islamic State militants, but that it had secured the release of two of them. The Indian men, who have been in Libya for more than a year and were working at Sirte University, were detained at a checkpoint about 50 km outside Sirte late on Wednesday while on their way back to India, Foreign Ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said in a statement. "I am happy we have been able to secure the release of Lakshmikant and Vijay Kumar," Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted.

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  • From Sonakshi Sinha to Karan Johar, Bollywood stars galore at Arpita Khan Sharma's birthday bash - Firstpost

    Bollywood stars came out in large numbers to celebrate the birthday of Salman Khan's sister Arpita Khan Sharma.

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  • A 'chaprasi, bhangi, dhobi' from Pak can make a better NSA than Ajit Doval, says anchor

    Islamabad, July 31 (ANI): A Pakistani political writer, television host, journalist, and political analyst, has said that a 'chaprasi (peon), bhangi (sweeper), or a dhobi (washerman)' from Pakistan can make a better Indian National Security Adviser (NSA) than Ajit Doval. Anchoring a television show in Pakistan on July 28, Dr. Shahid Masood said that everybody had to have a high opinion of Mr. Ajit Doval, because of the publicity of his so-called achievements, but his recent antics (Karname), have shown that even a "chaprasi" (peon) in Pakistan could deliver a better operation than the recent Gurdaspur episode.

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  • Is Period Stain A Bane In Woman’s life?

    The hypocritical society still struggles with the shame of period stain.

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  • ISI will never let Tiger Memon surrender, claims ex-militant-turned politician

    Srinagar, July 31 (ANI): Claiming to have met 1993 Mumbai serial blasts mastermind Tiger Memon in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), former militant turned Congress MLA Usman Majeed on Friday said the ISI will never let the former surrender. Majeed also said the entire planning behind the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts was done by the ISI, adding that the Tiger Memon carried out latter's plan on the ground level. "I had met Tiger (Memon) in PoK few times....Entire Mumbai blasts were planned by ISI.

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  • Why this UP boy stopped eating after Kalam's death news - News18.com

    Akash has not eaten anything since the death of his 'Kaka Kalam'. He is in a deep grief, as he

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  • Maggi will be back on shelves as soon as possible: Nestle India chief

    New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Suresh Narayanan, the new India chief of the $97.5 billion Swiss processed food giant Nestle, on Saturday said the popular instant noodle brand Maggi will be back on retail shelves as soon as possible even as the the company will now focus on other areas of operations as well. Narayanan, 55, who officially took charge of India operations on Saturday replacing managing director Etienne Benet who stepped down on July 25, said dairy, chocolates and confectioneries will all be in focus to push growth. He, however, declined any direct comment on the controversy over the ban on Maggi noodles, over which Nestle has moved the Bombay High Court.

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  • London: The new source of gold smuggled to India - The Economic Times

    NEW DELHI: London is turning out to be the new source of gold for being smuggled into India and crew members of international airlines are increasingly under the scanner as the new carriers. In the past couple of months alone, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) arrested three crew members of Jet Airways and Virgin Atlantic for carrying close to 7kg gold worth close to Rs 2 crore while flying from Heaththrow airport to Delhi. Customs authorities at airport have also apprehended staff of Bird Worldwide Flight Services India Private Ltd for helping a passenger smuggle in gold. This is the first time London has figured on the gold smuggling map vis-a-vis India.

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