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  • Didn’t expect to do a Karan Johar film so early in career: Bhumi Pednekar

    Bagging a Karan Johar directorial so early in her career was  a dream come true for Bhumi Pednekar who believes it’s a big opportunity to be a part of his next “Takht”. Directed by Johar, “Takht” also stars Kareena Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Janhvi Kapoor and Anil Kapoor.

  • Thane Crime: 14-year-old girl raped and killed in her house, neighbour arrested

    Thane: A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed in her house by her neighbour at Bhiwandi in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said today.A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed in her house by her neighbour at Bhiwandi in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said today. The accused, 23-year-old Rahul Budhawale, was arrested this morning for the incident that took place in Mankoli area in Bhiwandi yesterday, they said. “Around 5.30

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    Raksha Bandhan 2018: From selfie pen to attending stand-up comedy, our guide to celebrating Raksha Bandhan

    Admit it! Siblings are the important part of our lives. However, we annoy each other they will always be with us. With Raksha Bandhan around the corner, it is the best time to cherish the crazy moments spent with your siblings. We believe some relations grow strong and stay strong; a sibling relationship is one of those. And Raksha Bandhan certainly calls for a celebration. If you are in Mumbai and want

  • Diplomatic spat erupts between China, US after Beijing denies visa to Indian-American journalist

    Beijing: China’s alleged refusal to extend the visa of an Indian-origin American journalist has led to a diplomatic spat with the US which expressed deep concern over the “extensive restrictions” on the media in the Communist nation. Megha Rajagopalan, who worked for the US news portal BuzzFeed.com, said her journalist visa was not extended by China, apparently due to her critical reporting on the volatile Xinjiang province. The US Embassy, in a

  • ‘Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se’ Rafta Rafta song: Salman-Dharmendra’s swag, Sonakshi-Rekha’s dance moves will make you groove

    A week ahead of its release, the maker of ‘Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se’ has released a song titled ‘Rafta Rafta’. The song has multi-starrer song has Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Rekha, Shatrughan Sinha, Dharmendra, Sunny and Bobby Deol. Originally sung by legendary singer Kishore Kumar and composed by Kalyanji–Anandji, the new reprised song will surely make it a party anthem. The Salman Khan-Dharmendra’s swag will raise your eye-brow and Rekha-Sonakshi’s dance

  • Healthhunt Announces First Edition of Future of Wellness

    New Delhi: Healthhunt, a leading and highly-engaging online platform in the health and wellness today announced the launch of India’s most premier wellness event and experience, the “Future of Wellness”. With the intent of creating a pioneering gathering of India’s foremost health, nutrition, fitness, and wellness brands, experts, workshops, and celebrities under one roof, the annual event is steadfast in establishing the most extraordinary wellness experience India has ever seen. The event is

  • Aircel-Maxis PMLA case: ED questions former finance minister P Chidambaram

    New Delhi: The ED today again questioned former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case, officials said. Official sources said Chidambaram’s statement will be recorded under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). It is understood that the agency wants to put across a fresh set of questions to him regarding the deal.The agency had earlier recorded statements of FIPB officials when this deal took place and it is expected

  • Kerala Floods: State announces special lottery to raise funds

    Thiruvananthapuram: To raise additional funds towards the Chief Ministers Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF) following the floods in Kerala, Finance Minister Thomas Issac on Friday announced a special lottery. Issac told the media that each ticket would cost Rs 250 and the draw would take place on October 3. The entire proceeds of the lottery will go to the CMDRF. “The lottery has been named ‘Ashwas’ and there would be a first prize of Rs 1 lakh

  • Kerala government deliberately giving false information on Mullaperiyar dam: K Palaniswami

    Tiruchirappalli (TN): The Tamil Nadu government today rejected Kerala‘s contention that sudden water released by Tamil Nadu from the Mullaperiyar dam was one of the reasons for the deluge in the neighbouring state. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said Kerala suffered the deluge due to the discharge of excess water from 80 reservoirs spurred by heavy rains in that state.

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    Raksha Bandhan 2018: Flipkart, Amazon, offer Rakhi gift vouchers; read to know more

    With few hours left for Raksha Bandhan, have you decided what are you going to gift your sibling on the special day? Maybe you have already planned a special gift for the special person in your life. But if you are among the busy souls who probably haven’t decided the gift yet. Then fret not. Drop the notion of chocolates or cash right now. This article is your saving grace. We understand,

  • Sensex slips from record, falls 85 pts; logs 5th weekly gains

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex shed about 85 points to close at 38,251.80 today after three straight record-setting sessions on emergence of profit-booking amid caution in global markets. However, both the key indices Sensex and Nifty finished with gains for the fifth straight week. Investors were also cautious after the rupee depreciated further against the US dollar to quote at 70.24 (intra-day). Sentiment took a hit largely in sync with a weak trend in global markets amid escalating

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s ashes immersed in Arabian Sea off Mumbai coast

    Mumbai: The ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee were today immersed in the Arabian Sea near the Gateway of India here in the presence of senior BJP leaders. Earlier on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah had handed over urns containing Vajpayees ashes to all the BJP state unit chiefs asking them to immerse it in rivers and seas across the country.