• A gallery of star kids with their moms, because Mother’s Day is coming

    With Mother’s Day just around the corner, on Sunday, May 8, everyone is gearing up to pamper the most important women in their lives. But a single day will never be enough to celebrate mothers, and your favourite stars couldn’t agree more. Check out their social media profiles and you’ll see them showering their mothers with love all year long. They may have hundreds of fans right now, but their first real fans and cheerleaders have always been their moms. Check out everyone from Alia Bhatt, Sonam Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan to Taylor Swift and Kendall and Kylie Jenner celebrate the love they have for their special person through these pictures.

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  • Watch: Sanjay Dutt’s LOL Comment On Hrithik Roshan-Kangana Ranaut Spat!

    Each and everyone is talking about Hrithik Roshan and Kangana Ranaut‘s controversy and in fact, even Bollywood stars are being dragged and are asked about their opinion on the same. Recently, Sanjay Dutt, who was spotted at Mumbai airport with wife Manyata, was also asked to comment on the burning topic of Bollywood. Sanjay Dutt, who is close to Hrithik Roshan, was asked about resolving the spat between Hrithik and Kangana Ranaut.

    Business of Cinema
  • Keenan-Reuben murder: All four accused found guilty, sentenced to life imprisonment by Mumbai court

    NEARLY FIVE years after Keenan Santos and Reuben Fernandez were killed for confronting four men who molested their friend, a special women's court found all four guilty on Thursday. Special Judge Vrushali Joshi sentenced Jitendra Rana, Satish Dulgaj, Sunil Bodh and Dipal Piwal to life imprisonment for the remainder of their lives. It is not a case that fits into the rarest of rare category but the accused should be sentenced to life imprisonment,” said Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam.

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  • It is going to take a lot for Virat Kohli to come in comparison with Sachin Tendulkar, says Yuvraj Singh

    Veteran left-hander Yuvraj Singh feels India Test captain Virat Kohli is the best batsman of this generation but deemed it unfair to compare him with Sachin Tendulkar as he feels that it will take a lot more hardwork from the Delhi lad to match the maestro's legacy. Yuvraj said Kohli and South African AB de Villiers are presently the best batsmen of the generation and hoped the former too becomes a great player for India just like Tendulkar. "I think 100 centuries is really far away to think," Yuvraj said when asked if Kohli would be able to reach Tendulkar's milestone of 100 international tons.

    The Indian Express
  • London may elect first Muslim mayor, opponent uses Modi card

    London, May 5 (IANS) With Pakistani-origin Sadiq Khan likely to become London's new mayor, his Conservative foe Zac Goldsmith is using Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name to woo Hindu and Sikh votes. The battle for London's mayorship has become the most high-profile contest. All indications are that Khan, 45, a former human rights lawyer and a Labour MP from Tooting since 2005, will emerge the winner.

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  • Prakash Padukone’s letter to his daughters explains why parents should let kids do what they want

    Ace badminton player and coach Prakash Padukone wrote a letter to his daughters, actor Deepika Padukone and golfer Anisha Padukone, as part of Sudha Menon's book, "Legacy: Letters From Eminent Parents To Their Daughters ". In it, contrary to the traditional style of Indian parenting (or at least the stereotypical one), he emphasises the need for parents to let children do what they really aspire to do. "As you stand on the threshold of life’s journey, I want to share with you some lessons that life has taught me," he starts his letter and goes on to explain how his father Ramesh Padukone, despite belonging to a middle-class family and a time when children were expected to study medicine or engineering, let him decide his life course and a career in badminton.

    The Indian Express
  • Etihad Airways launches Airbus A380 in Bollywood style

    Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) flag carrier Etihad Airways' official Airbus A380 made its debut in India with a dash of Bollywood and its revelry. The dance and music show, choreographed by Terence Lewis, also saw cabin crew from Etihad Airways and strategic partner Jet Airways in a spontaneous performance with members of the entertainer's dance troupe.

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  • Selfie gone wrong fells 126-year-old statue of Portuguese king

    A young man's attempt to take a selfie snapshot with the statue of a 16th century Portuguese king ended badly when the 126-year-old statue crashed to the ground and shattered, police said on Wednesday. The man, whom police did not identify, accidentally toppled Dom Sebastiao's statue after climbing up to its pedestal outside the ornate Rossio railway station in central Lisbon just before midnight on Tuesday. The child-sized statue of the sad-eyed, sword-wielding king stood in a niche between two horseshoe-shaped arches at the entrance to the station.

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  • AgustaWestland scam: Top 5 quotes from Subramanian Swamy’s speech in RS

    BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday made his debut speech in the Parliament on Wednesday with a direct attack on Congress leaders on the AgustaWestland scam.

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  • Volkswagen commences Ameo bookings

    During these roadshows, customers will get an opportunity to experience the Ameo, explore its various features and make bookings. The Ameo will be available with a choice of a three pot, 1.2L MPI petrol motor which makes 74bhp and 110Nm of torque or a 1.5L, four-cylinder turbo-diesel motor churning out 89bhp of power and 230Nm of torque. Launched at the 2016 Auto Expo, the Ameo carries a lot of expectation on its shoulders as it enters the competitive compact sedan segment.

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  • Mumbai woman dies after bedsheet catches fire

    According to police, Lalita Krishna Bombe was found engulfed in flames by her two sisters in their apartment. The incident took place around 4 am on Wednesday inside the bedroom where Lalita was sleeping alone with door unlocked. Around 2 pm, Lalita succumbed to her injuries.

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  • ITC shuts cigarette plants from May 4

    India's biggest cigarette maker ITC Ltd shut its plants from May 4 to comply with a new stipulated pictorial warnings rule issued by the federal government, the company said in a statement. India's top court told tobacco companies on Wednesday they must adhere to a new federal rule requiring much larger health warnings on cigarette packs, in a major setback for the $11 billion industry. The court also transferred all petitions by cigarette manufacturers pending in various courts to the Karat High Court for further hearing.

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  • Six-month operation, 7-hr raid by team of 60: Police

    Raids to pick up the suspects from three separate locations in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh were conducted over seven hours by a team of 60 sleuths of Delhi Police Special Cell, said the sources. After getting an input Monday about an explosion in north east Delhi’s Gokalpuri, a team led by Special Cell DCP P S Kushwaha formed 12 teams. Another team had information on Shakir Ansari, who was nabbed from Deoband in western UP’s Saharanpur district.

    The Indian Express
  • Forest dept to showcase whale beached at Mumbai’s Juhu in January

    THE 35-foot whale that washed ashore at Juhu in January this year, drawing an unruly crowd of onlookers, is now set to be showcased by the forest department as the largest mammal skeleton so far in Mumbai at the Marine Biodiversity Centre in Navi Mumbai. The whale currently rests at Juhu beach near Vile Parle, guarded by a forest officer, and will be exhumed after its complete decomposition. The bones and the skeleton structure will be put together at the site where it will be exhibited,” said N Vasudevan, Chief Conservator, Forests.

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  • To Those Who Assume I Feel Good Because I’m Wearing Makeup

    So often we judge a book by its cover.

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  • 11 pairs of chandbalis that we can’t wait to get our hands on

    Your quick fix to making any outfit wedding-worthy dressing is not stepping into a higher pair of heels, neither is it a swipe of red lipstick (although it does help a lot), but the trick to really looking like you made an effort for the festivities lies in jewellery. Furthermore, as the evidence from several selfies will suggest—earrings are what really bring out the spark in your eye. Chandbalis are your go-to saviours with any kind of Indian outfit. Whether you style your hair up or down, pair them with an anarkali or an elegant silk sari, there is no resisting the charm of these trusty bejewelled earrings. Here are some to add to your shopping list:

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  • My Karachi incident shouldn't effect Pakistani actors in India: Kabir Khan

    By A.Kameshwari New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Filmmaker Kabir Khan, who was insulted at theKarachi airport by a group of Pakistani men, hopes and prays that thisincident should not effect Pakistani actors working in India in anyway. The 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' director in an exclusive conversation with ANIsaid, "As I said in my tweet, action of 7-8 lunatics screaming andshouting with their mobiles should not reflect their country and itshould not, in any way, effect Pakistan actors working in India as that would be extremely unfortunate," Kabir told ANI. Emphasising on how important it is to have more of collaborations andco-productions between Indian and Pakistan, Kabir added, "We should bewelcoming talent from all over the globe.

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  • Gold slips further from 15-month peak as dollar recovers

    Gold fell further from this week's 15-month high on Wednesday as the dollar recovered from a slide to its lowest in over a year, with some investors cashing in gains after the metal failed to establish a foothold above $1,300 an ounce. The metal has risen more than 20 percent this year as expectations faded that the Federal Reserve would push ahead with U.S. interest rate hikes. Spot gold (XAU=) was down 0.4 percent at $1,280.46 an ounce at 0935 GMT, while U.S. gold futures (GCv1) for June delivery were down $9.10 an ounce at $1,282.70.

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  • Monsoon expected to be normal this year: Govt

    Monsoon is expected to hit Kerala by May-end or early June, with various forecasting agencies predicting normal or above normal rainfall this year, Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan said Wednesday. "During the current year (2016), normal or above normal rainfall has been predicted by many forecasting agencies, including India Meteorological Department. As per IMD's operational Long Range Forecast (LRF), quantitatively, the monsoon seasonal rainfall is likely to be 106 per cent of the Long Period Average (LPA) with a model error of plus-minus 5 per cent. The LPA of seasonal rainfall over the country as a whole for the period 1951-2000 is 89 CM.

    The Indian Express