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    “Raees”, “Sultan” BO clash: Farhan hopes biz won’t be affected

    Mumbai: With his Shah Rukh Khan-starrer “Raees” and Salman Khan’s “Sultan” expected to clash at the box office next year, actor-producer Farhan Akhtar is hoping that the business of the two movies would not be affected. Action-thriller “Raees”, produced by Farhan’s Excel Entertainment and directed by Rahul Dholakia, is slated to release on Eid next year, competing with Aditya Chopra’s “Sultan”. When asked if the big clash will really happen, Farhan told PTI,

  • Shooting intimate scenes were tough in Hate Story 3: Vishal Pandya

    New Delhi: Director Vishal Pandya, whose forthcoming erotic thriller “Hate Story 3”, which has a high dose of romance, thrill and intimacy, says shooting intimate scenes was also “difficult” for him as a filmmaker.

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    ‘Intolerance issue raised for discussion or obstruction?’

    New Delhi: Criticising the opposition for walking out while government was replying to the debate in Lok Sabha over alleged intolerance, Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore today said the people should understand whether the issue has been raised for discussion or obstruction.

  • Saradha Scam: Madan Mitra's judicial remand extended

    Kolkata: A city court today extended the judicial custody of former West Bengal minister and Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra, an accused in the Saradha chit fund scam, by another 14 days till December 17. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Sougata Roy Chowdhury remanded Mitra, who was present in the court room, to 14 days” judicial custody.

  • Ajinkya Rahane leads Indian fightback after Piedt strikes

    New Delhi: Ajinkya Rahane (89 not out) led a spirited fightback as India battled their way to 231/7 after off-spinner Dane Piedt struck crucial blows for South Africa on the opening day of their fourth and final cricket Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium here on Thursday.

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    Over 50 trains cancelled, 200 trains affected in TN: Suresh Prabhu

    New Delhi: Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said over 50 trains have been cancelled and around 200 trains were affected over a period of time due to the devastating floods in Tamil Nadu.

  • PM Modi announces relief of Rs. 1000 crores to rain-hit Tamil Nadu

    Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa today in wake of devastating floods in the state, announced a relief package of Rs. 1000 crores. He said that the declared amount is over and above the Rs. 940 crores which was released earlier.

  • Muhammad Aamir would be given chance: PCB

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board and coach Waqar Younis today indicated that disgraced left-arm pacer Muhammad Aamir would soon be given a chance to play for the national team again.

  • New IPR Policy by month end, Startup Policy in January

    New Delhi: The government is likely to come up with a new IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) Policy by the month end, said Amitabh Kant, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Government of India.

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    Distracted dining may lead to overeating, obesity: study

    Washington: Distracted dining may lead to overeating and obesity and could be as dangerous to your health as distracted driving is to your safety on the highway, a new study has warned. To test the effects of mealtime distraction, researchers at the University of Illinois in US videotaped 60 families during mealtime.

  • Photos of eyes may discourage litterbugs: study

    London: Printing ‘watchful’ eyes on packaging could discourage people from littering, according to a new study which found that an image of watching eyes reduced the odds of littering by around two thirds. In an experiment that could help tackle anti-social behaviour, researchers printed two leaflets, one featuring a prominent image of watching eyes and the same leaflet with the eyes obscured.

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    Shuttler P V Sindhu advance to quarters of Indonesia Masters

    Malang : Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu eased into the quarterfinals of the Indonesia Masters Grand Prix after defeating local favourite Wulan Cahya Utami Sukoputri in the women’s singles event on Thursday.

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    New antibodies to treat whooping cough in infants

    New York: Researchers have developed two antibodies to potentially treat or prevent pertussis, the highly contagious respiratory tract infection that affects millions of infants and results in an estimated 200,000 child deaths every year.

  • Love hormone affects stress differently in men and women

    New York: Oxytocin, often called the love hormone, may have different effects on men and women, and in certain circumstances the hormone may actually trigger anxiety, suggested a new study. Clinical trials are testing whether oxytocin has potential as a treatment for anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Clinical studies have found that women with depression or PTSD have elevated oxytocin levels. Now, the new study suggests an alternate possibility.

  • Watching excess TV linked to poor brain function in later life

    Los Angeles: Young adults who watch TV for more than three hours daily and have low level of physical activity may show poor cognitive function 25 years later in midlife, a new study has found. Few studies have investigated the association between physical activity in early adulthood and cognitive function later in life.

  • Twitter data can help make better choices during rough weather

    New York: Your rants about the weather on Twitter could help other motorists avoid slippery, congested roads during inclement weather, a new study suggests. Weather-related tweets can be analysed to bolster computer models that recommend safe driving speeds and which roads motorists should avoid during snow or rains, researchers said.

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    Indonesia inspects Airbus planes after AirAsia crash probe

    Jakarta: Indonesia’s transport ministry today began inspecting all Airbus A320s registered in the country after a probe found a faulty component contributed to last year’s crash of an AirAsia plane with the loss of 162 lives.