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    Movie Review – Fury: Spellbinding war epic

    Cast: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Scott Eastwood, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal
    Director: David Ayer
    War is hell.  But as the popular song goes, when will we ever learn? An exploration of war from varied perspectives ( pro/anti )  David Ayer’s Fury is better than Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan and almost as good as Terrence Mallick’s meditative war epic “The

  • Govt to focus on 100 districts to improve child sex ratio

    Chandigarh: Government has selected 100 districts across the country where various measures will be taken to improve the child sex ratio, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi said here today.

  • “We will like take Shiv Sena along”: Nadda

    Kolkata:  As Devendra Fadnavis today took oath as the first BJP chief minister of Maharashtra, senior party leader J P Nadda said they would like to take their former ally Shiv Sena along.

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    BJP might have got majority if Sena pact ended early: Rajnath

    Bhopal: As BJP formed its first government in Maharashtra, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said, had their alliance with Shiv Sena ended at least a fortnight before it did, then his party might have won clear majority in the assembly polls.

  • Muslim cleric joins BJP in J&K

    Jammu: A Muslim cleric joined the state unit of BJP today among others ahead of the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

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    Rahul starts deliberations after string of poll reverses

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi has embarked on brainstorming sessions with senior Congress leaders to decide the future course for the party in the wake of a string of electoral debacles since the Lok Sabha polls in May.

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    Movie Review – Nightcrawler: Suspenseful media satire

    Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton
    Director: Gan Gilroy
    Raccoon eyed Lou Bloom ( Jake Gyllenhaal)  a street smart down-on-his-luck Los Angeles inhabitant will stop at nothing to get his way, that is, becoming the numero uno indie video cameraman. It helps that he’s endowed with native intelligence  and quick to learn.And boy does he have the gift of the gab.

  • Movie Review – The Best of Me: sweet and sentimental

    Cast: James Marsden, Michelle Monaghan, Luke Bracey, Liana Liberato, Gerald McRaney
    Director: Michael Hoffman
    Based on Catholic author Nicholas (The Notebook)  Sparks best-selling 2011 novel The Best of Me will appeal to all those who love a weepy romantic story. And even those who don’t will ( or should)  identify with the pain and sweetness of the star crossed lovers. For, our heroine is high born and wealthy, he comes from a

  • BJP, Left seek governor’s intervention to stop Bengal violence

    Kolkata: The Left Front and the BJP Friday knocked on the doors of West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi calling for his intervention into the political violence in Birbhum district that has left three dead earlier this week.

  • Junior squash Nationals: Kush, Harshit in title round

    Chennai: Reigning U-19 champions Kush Kumar and Harshit Kaur Jawanda cruised into the final with comfortable wins in the boys’ and girls’ sections, respectively, in the sub-junior and junior national squash championship being held here Friday.

  • Rally de Bengal: Rao leads Gill on Day One

    Kolkata: Mangalore-based Arjun Rao and co-driver Satish Rajagopal, in a Volkswagen Polo, took a 16.6-second lead over championship leader Gaurav Gill (Musa Sherif) of Mahindra Adventure at the end of a chaotic Leg-1 of the Rally de Bengal, the fourth round of the FMSCI Indian Rally Championship, near here Friday.

  • Too many foreigners not good for ISL: Zico

    Fatorda (Goa): Too many foreigners in the starting 11 won’t help Indian Super League’s (ISL) cause of developing football in the country, said Brazilian legend and FC Goa coach Zico.

  • Bear killed Indian-origin hiker in US: Report

    Washington: An Indian-origin hiker found dead in September near a circling bear in a wildlife preserve in West Milford, a township in New Jersey state of the US, was actually mauled to death by the bear, an autopsy report has revealed.