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    Throwback Thursday: Sanjay Dutt shares adorable pic with parents

    New Delhi: Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, who was extremely close to his parents Sunil Dutt and Nargis, took a trip down memory lane and shared a lovable picture with them. The ‘Bhoomi’ star took to Instagram to post a black and white photo of the three of them together.

  • Gulzar pens debut novel in English on Partition

    Veteran lyricist Gulzar has come out with his debut novel in English which examines the status of refugees after the Partition. “Two” was originally written in Urdu, Gulzar’s medium of writing. But then, it included many words and phrases in Punjabi, Saraiki and other dialects spoken in that area of Punjab which became Pakistan after Partition. I belong to that area,” he says.

  • India GDP growth recovers, rises to 6.3% in July-September quarter

    New Delhi: India’s Gross Domestic Products (GDP) on Thursday surged by 6.3 percent in the September quarter, thus indicating healing in the Indian economy from the shake off of Demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST) last year.

  • Indian-American child Sherin Mathews showed abuse signs: Doctor

    Washington: Sherin Mathews, a three-year-old Indian girl who was found dead in a ditch last month in the US state of Texas, had a series of broken bones and injuries in various stages of healing that could not have happened prior to her adoption, a doctor has said in a testimony before a court.

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    World AIDS Day 2017: 7 must-watch Bollywood movies that raised AIDS awareness

    December 1 marks World Aids Day. Despite spreading awareness through various means the disease still remains a taboo not only in India but also in various parts of the world. The Indian film industry has moved a step ahead by coming up with films based on the theme of AIDS. Though these movies have managed to create a buzz most of them went unnoticed at the box-office. On the occasion of World

  • Bombay High Court asks woman cop to move MAT for leave to undergo sex-change

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today refused to hear a petition filed by a 28-year-old police constable seeking a direction to the Maharashtra DGP to grant her leave to undergo a sex-change surgery and directed her to approach the Maharashtra Administrative Tribunal (MAT).

  • Cyclonic storm ‘Ockhi’ in Tamil Nadu, Kerala; authorities issue warning

    Chennai: A deep depression over the South-West Bay of Bengal in the Comorin area snowballed into a cyclonic storm ‘Ockhi’ on Thursday morning, and is expected to cause moderate to heavy rainfall in the southern parts of India in the next 24 hours. The cyclonic storm occurred 60 km south of Kanyakumari and 120 km south-west of Thiruvananthapuram.

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    Learning new dialects is difficult: Arjun Kapoor

    Mumbai: Actor Arjun Kapoor, who will be seen playing a Haryanvi police officer in “Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar”, says learning a new language is difficult.

  • Sensex plunges 453 pts on fiscal deficit fears, F&O expiry

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex tumbled over 453 points — its biggest single session fall in one year — to close at 33,149.35 today on widespread selling triggered by widening fiscal deficit concerns.

  • Arunachal Pradesh: 88 girls allegedly forced to undress as punishment in front of other students

    Around 88 students of a girls’ school were allegedly forced to undress as punishment given by teacher in Arunachal Pradesh, reported Hindustan Times. The incident took place on November 23 with the student of class 6 and 7 at Tani Happa (New Sagalee) in Papum Pare district. The matter came I light after the victim approached All Sagalee Students Union (ASSU), who then filed an FIR with the local police.