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    Jung warns Bureaucrats of following Kejriwal’s ‘illegal orders’

    New Delhi: Lt Governor Najeeb Jung warned all bureaucrats not to follow any orders issued by the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi Government which were declared as ‘null and void’ by the Centre. All officers and bureaucrats, including IAS and DANICS, have been warned that strict action would be taken for non-compliance with the order.

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    Bihar Polls: Paswan released first list of LJP Candidates

    New Delhi: The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) of union minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday released its first list with 12 candidates for the Bihar assembly polls. “The LJP parliamentary board has finalised candidates for 29 seats but we are releasing the first list of 12 candidates on which we got clearance from all the allies in the National Democratic Alliance,” LJP MP Chirag Paswan said at a press conference here.

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    The Beatles’ mini movies digitally restored for DVD release

    London: Iconic rock band The Beatles’ mini movies have been compiled for a new DVD release which includes rare footage of the band at work and play. The restored version, set to release on November 6, will include 50 of the band’s groundbreaking promotional video films, reported The Independent. “These videos and films are spectacular reminders of the era we lived in. They also rock!,” said Paul McCartney who was the bassist of the band, and provides an audio commentary on the

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    Jason Statham developing ‘Viva La Madness’ as TV series

    Los Angeles: Actor Jason Statham will be the executive producer and star of a new TV drama from Gaumont International Television titled “Viva La Madness”. Described as an action thriller, the series is based on author J.J. Connolly’s similarly-named book, reports aceshowbiz.com. Connolly also wrote the book’s prequel titled “Layer Cake” which was adapted into a 2004 movie starring Daniel Craig. “Viva La Madness” follows an anonymous hero who is stranded in

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    Rachel Reilly, Brendon Villegas expecting baby

    Los Angeles: Big Brother’s Rachel Reilly and Brendon Villegas are expecting their first child together. The duo joined host Julie Chen on stage to discuss this season’s gameplay and share the exciting announcement, reported E!Online. “I always say no one comes in between me and my man,” Rachael said before adding, “except a Brenchel baby!” The reality stars tied the knot on September 8, 2012 atop LA’s AT&T Center and the bride arrived at her lavish nuptials via helicopter. Big Brother’s Matt Hoffman

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    Rihanna won’t join Taylor Swift’s music squad

    Washington D.C.: Singers Rihanna and Taylor Swift’s fans are not going to see them perform togther anytime soon, as their duet performance does not make sense to the ‘Diamonds’ hit-maker. In a recent interview, when the 27-year-old singer was asked whether or not she will be joining the 25-year-old ‘Bad Blood’ hit-maker on stage, she replied, “I don’t think I would. I just don’t think that makes sense,” reports E! Online. Rihanna added, “I

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    Apologetic Jimmy Fallon reveals Bieber backed out from show at last moment

    Washington, D.C.: Jimmy Fallon recently revealed that Justin Bieber cancelled his planned sketch for his appearance on ‘The Tonight Show’ at the last moment. In a recent interview, the 40-year-old TV host said he had to apologise to the crew and everyone else, and added that the ‘Baby’ hit-maker should have told him about this weeks ago, E! Online reports. The comedian added “Today’s the day, and now, we have to crunch and think

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    ‘Successful’ Nawazuddin Siddiqui is insecure about his roles

    Karachi: Nawazuddin Siddiqui might have reached the peak of his career, but the actor is still insecure, though the reason of his insecurity has changed with time. Claiming that his family had no Bollywood roots, the 41-year-old said that earlier he was insecure about getting work in the industry and was ready to do any role he got, but now he is insecure about the character he plays, reports the Dawn. The ‘Manjhi’ star

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    Emily Blunt apologises for controversial political citizenship joke

    Los Angeles: Actress Emily Blunt has “apologised” for the backlash over her joke about the first GOP debate and her new status as an American citizen. “It was so not the intention to hurt anybody or cause any offense, so I really apologise to those that I caused offense. It was just an offhand joke. I think I’ll probably leave the political jokes to late night or something,” Blunt said on the “Today”

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    Amy Poehler teams with ‘Mindy Project’ writer for new show

    Los Angeles: Actress-comedian Amy Poehler will produce a royal-family comedy, “Dumb Prince”, penned by “The Mindy Project” writer Charlie Grandy. The Universal Television show is a half-hour family comedy which follows a reluctant crown prince as he attempts to run the family business his way, thereby throwing his highly publicised and dysfunctional family into chaos, said The Hollywood Reporter.

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    ‘Star Trek Beyond’ release delayed by two weeks

    Los Angeles: Paramount announced that “Star Trek Beyond” is moved from its original July 8, 2016 release to July 22 next year. The studio did not cite any reason for the two-week push back but it’s not due to competition, reported Ace Showbiz. “Beyond” was supposed to open on the same day as Zac Efron’s comedy “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” and animated film “The Secret Life of Pets”, but is now opening against Guy Ritchie’s “Knights of the

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    ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ most buzzed TV show on Twitter

    Los Angeles: Medical drama series “Grey’s Anatomy” has emerged as the most buzzed TV show on micro-blogging Twitter. According to Twitter, which looked at tweets from June 1 to September 14, 21 million tweets have been logged about fall TV debuts (up by 34 percent from last year) with 90 per cent of that conversation revolving around returning shows, reported the Los Angeles Times.

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    ‘Game of Thrones’ gets three new members

    Los Angeles: “Game of Thrones” has added three new members to Samwell Tarly’s (John Bradley) family for the upcoming season six. “Da Vinci’s Demons” and “Downton Abbey” actor James Faulkner will play Tarly’s stern and strong-willed father, Randyll Tarly, while “From Hell” actress Samantha Spiro will play his mother Melessa Tarly and Rebecca Benson will play his sister Talla Tarly, reports variety.com. They’ll join previously announced actors Freddie Stroma, Pilou Asbæk, Richard

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    Caitlyn Jenner, Queen Elizabeth to have ‘best grandparent’ face off

    Washington D.C.: Caitlyn Jenner and Queen Elizabeth are on “who’s the best grandparent of 2015” war as a British restaurant chain has asked the public to vote in order to celebrate the elderly members of the family. Talking about the competition, Jo Watling, marketing manager of Table Table said that they are holding up this competition because they wish to celebrate all the members of the family and that is why they are

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    Beyonce’s baby no. 2 rumours quashed

    Washington D.C.: If you were thinking that Beyonce is pregnant again after seeing her plunging belly in swimsuit, then it’s time to put an end to your thoughts as Blue Ivy will not become an elder sister anytime soon. Crushing the pregnancy rumours, the 34-year-old songstress posted a picture from her Italy vacation wherein she is seen holding a glass of Champaign and her belly is covered by a blanket, reports TMZ.com. Though the

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    Kapur 2nd after first round, Jeev 22nd and Chawrasia 37th

    Milan: Indian golfer Shiv Kapur’s persistence paid off as he shot a sensational seven-under 65, his best scorecard of the year, on the first day of the Open D’Italia to lie tied second here. Kapur, who had experienced a series of disappointments this season, was two shots behind the early leader, Nicolas Colsaerts (63).

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    Waqar confident of beating England in upcoming Test series

    Karachi: Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis is confident that his team can beat England in the upcoming three-match Test series in the United Arab Emirates. The former captain also indicated that Pakistan would rely heavily on their spinners to test the English batsmen. “More than the limited over series in Zimbabwe, we are totally focused on the Test matches against England. It is a very important series for us and I just want the team to repeat the form they

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    Modest even par start for Lahiri in United States

    Davidson (USA): Anirban Lahiri needed a birdie on the very last hole to haul himself back to even par and stay afloat at the end of the first round of the Small Business Connection Championship at River Run, the second of four Web.com Tour Finals events. Lahiri, however, continues to be well-placed in the race to grab one of the 25 all-important PGA Tour cards for 2016 as he is fifth in the separate money list of the Four-event

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    Pacquiao says he is ‘OK’ without rematch against Mayweather

    Johannesburg: Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao has said that he is “Ok” even if he doesn’t get a chance of a rematch against his fierce rival Floyd Mayweather,who has declared his retirement, adding that he will take on any other contender in his next fight. Pacquiao had earlier demanded punishment and a rematch against Mayweather, who was alleged of breaching drug testing rules on the eve of their mega-fight four months ago in Las

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    Sethuraman loses to Mamedyarov in World Cup chess

    Baku (Azerbaijan): Indian Grandmaster S P Sethuraman went down to higher ranked Shakhriayar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan in the first game of the third round of World Cup of Chess now underway here. Sethuraman, the only Indian left in the fray, had ousted the likes of Sanan Sjugirov of Russia and compatriot P Harikrishna in first two rounds, but he now finds himself in a must-win situation in the second game to level scores and stretch the match to tie-break stage