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  • Amitabh Bachchan in awe of new-age actors

    Amitabh Bachchan is delighted to share screen space with actors Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in the upcoming fantasy adventure “Brahmastra“. He says he loves them both and that Indian cinema is in very good hands. Amitabh took to Twitter and praised the new age actors and said this generation is “exquisite and impeccable”.

  • Soha Ali Khan not ready to work, yet

    Soha Ali Khan who is enjoying her maternal phase and has become a hands-on mother says that as of now, she is not ready to work in full-length feature films. Having taken a break from acting after her pregnancy, Soha, asked when the audience can see her again on big screen, said, “To do a feature film is a big-time commitment and I made that personal decision

  • Salman Khan: China is good market for Indian cinema

    Salman Khan, who is not only acting but also looking after the business part of his forthcoming film “Race 3”, says China is opening up as a good market for Indian cinema. He was asked if as a producer and distributor of the film, he thinks China is a potential market. Salman said: “China is a good market for our cinema. We have released ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’. We

  • West Indies vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 2: LIVE Score, Match Commentary, Updates

    Shane Dowrich and Jason Holder led West Indies fight against Sri Lanka to ensure hosts survive on the 1st day of first Test. West Indies suffered two early blows with Brathwaite and Dwayne Smith getting out cheaply. The middle order chipped in to lead the fight. Dowrich remained the highest run-scorer with 46* run on the first day. And at stumps, West Indies reached 246/6.

  • Sensex ends 284.20 points higher; Nifty at 10,768.35

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex soared over 284 points today to end at 35,463.08 as the post-RBI policy rally continued for the second day on heavy buying in reality, metal, banking, auto and infrastructure stocks. Short-covering by speculators and sustained buying by domestic institutional investors (DIIs) also added to the momentum, brokers said.

  • RBI review policy: Repo rate to interest rate all you need to know

    RBI today hiked the key rate for the first time in over four years — by 0.25 per cent — to curb inflationary pressure from high oil prices, a move which will translate into higher EMIs for home, auto and other loans. With all its members voting for the increasing, the 6-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) surprised markets by raising the repo rate, at which it lends to other banks, to 6.25

  • Mithali Raj beats Virat Kohli to become first Indian to cross 2000-run mark in T20Is

    Kuala Lumpur: Star batswoman Mithali Raj today became the first Indian cricketer to amass 2000 runs in Twenty20 Internationals (T20I). The 35-year-old right-hander from Jodhpur achieved the landmark after scoring a single off Oshadi Ranasinghe en route to her knock of 23 during India’s seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the Women’s Asia Cup T20 here. She now has 2,015 runs in 75 matches. The ICC acknowledged Mitahli’s milestone

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    Akshay Kumar-Bhumi Pednekar’s Toilet: Ek Prem Katha gets massive release in China

    A while back, it was reported that the Akshay Kumar-Bhumi Pednekar starrer ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha‘ would be hitting screens in China on June 8 and would be retitled as ‘Toilet Hero’. Now we hear that ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ will see a massive release in the Chinese market as it is being readied to hit a total of 4300 screens which is interestingly almost 50% more

  • For the first time, Arjun Kapoor opens up on life after Sridevi’s death, read what he has to say

    Its been three months since Bollywood superstar Sridevi left most of us in tears. Ever since her death, her step-son and actor Arjun Kapoor became a pillar of strength for father Boney Kapoor and sisters Janhvi and Khushi. Despite of his differences, Arjun came forward and fulfilled all duties of a son. Meanwhile, now, in a recent tweet, Arjun revealed all about life after Sridevi’s death.

  • Dead rattlesnake’s severed head bites Texas man

    Houston, A Texas man needed 26 doses of antivenom after a beheaded rattlesnake bit him last month near Corpus Christi, according to media reports today. Jennifer Sutcliffe told local station KIII-TV that her husband was working in the garden on May 27 when he saw the four-foot rattlesnake and decapitated it. When he picked up the snake’s remains to dispose of them, the head bit him. She called 911 and started driving

  • Mumbai traffic cop video: Cop controls traffic in rain for two hours without raincoat, umbrella; watch video

    Rain has hit the city and a traffic police stationed at Akurli Road, off the Western Express Highway, in Kandivli (E) managed the traffic movement without a raincoat or umbrella. Pictures and videos captured by a passerby of the cop on his duty despite heavy rain for two-and-a-half hours were shared on social media and people are lauding his efforts.

  • Karnataka theatres avoid screening ‘Kaala’ amid protests

    Bengaluru: Single-screen theatres and multiplexes across Karnataka on Thursday avoided screening the multi-lingual “Kaala” film of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth amid vociferous protests by pro-Kannada activists against his remarks on the Cauvery river water issue. “We are unable to screen ‘Kaala’ film for the time being despite the security provided due to strong protests against its release by the Kannada Rakshana Vedike (KRV) activists outside,” a multiplex official told IANS here.

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    Mumbai Rains Latest Updates: Heavy rains lash city, many areas water-logged; railway services affected

    The Mumbai rains have well and truly arrived. While it was supposed to bring relief from scorching heat, Mumbaikars have already started witnessing flooding-related issues. According to TV reports, water-logging has been reported from Wadala, Hindmata, CSMT, Malad, Dadar, Thane, Mulund, Ghatkopar, Kanjurmarg and Bandra, while Central Railway is said to be running 15 minutes late.