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Film on Anna Hazare in works

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Shooting of a film on the life of social activist Anna Hazare has begun at his native village Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district. The film shoot began on Friday, an aide of the anti-corruption crusader said. Scenes of crowds at a ‘JanLokpal bill rally’ were shot on Friday. On the third day of the shoot today, scenes of the agitation ... Read More »

Chris Evans will continue as Captain America if Marvel asks

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Evans, 34, is nearing the end of his Marvel movie contract, with just two projects left, both ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ films. Actor Chris Evans says he would be more than happy to extend his stay as Captain America if Marvel wants him to. Evans, 34, who is nearing the end of his Marvel movie contract, with just two projects left, ... Read More »

Sonam Kapoor is ecstatic with the response to Bhushan Kumar’s ‘Dheere dheere’

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Sonam Kapoor is celebrating the response to the mint fresh version of ‘Dheere dheere’ that got nine million hits in just five days. While the original song is from the 90s film Aashiqui, the current version has been recreated by Yo Yo Honey Singh. This one is a special tribute by music honcho Bhushan Kumar in the memory of his late father Gulshan Kumar. ... Read More »

India thinking about Dawood and Hafiz, ready to ‘neutralize’ them, Rajyavardhan Rathore says

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The country’s enemies, like Dawood Ibrahim and LeT chief Hafiz Saeed, should not believe that India is not “thinking” anything about them, Union minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said on Sunday. “We always remain ready to neutralize our enemy,” he said when asked what the government was doing about Dawood Ibrahim, the main accused in 1993 Mumbai blasts, and Saeed, who ... Read More »

PM’s foreign trips cost Rs 37 crore in first year

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Documents accessed under RTI Act reveal that Indian missions in 16 countries spent Rs 37.22 crore in one year. Modi visited 20 countries between June 2014 and June 2015. However, the missions in Japan, Sri Lanka, France and South Korea denied disclosure of information to RTI applicant Comm (retd) Lokesh Batra. Batra had approached individual missions seeking expense related information ... Read More »

This 12-yr-old Indian-origin girl has IQ higher than Einstein

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A 12-year-old Indian-origin girl in the United Kingdom has achieved the highest possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test, outwitting physicists Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Lydia Sebastian from Essex has joined the one per cent of all entrants to attain the highest mark in the Cattell III B paper supervised by Mensa, the society for people with ... Read More »

Need a quick break ? Head to Kerela

Kerala indeed is God's own country

The big city life does hit you every now and then. And then stress, tiredness, mood swings, depression strike you hard. There is only one sure shot way to overcome all this problem-just take a break, go on a short and a quick trip. It doesn’t have to be pre planned; the spur of the moment trip is really therapeutic. ... Read More »

Odisha renames Wheeler Island as Abdul Kalam Island

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The Odisha government on Friday renamed the WheelerIsland in Bhadrak district as Abdul Kalam Island. “It’s a humble tribute to the People’s President. The WheelerIsland will henceforth be named as Abdul Kalam Island,” Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said. APJ Abdul Kalam had passed away at 83 in Meghalaya last month. He had suffered a massive cardiac arrest. Patnaik said the ... Read More »

Why there’s no end to labour woes in India? Few observations

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The Narendra Modi government, in its bid to speed up industrialisation, has come up against yet more resistance, this time from labour and its trades unions. On September 2, a few million members of these unions went on a strike protesting against the reform of Chapter 5B of the Industrial Disputes Act and the Contract Labour Act. This is probably ... Read More »

Composer Aadesh Shrivastava dies of cancer

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Bollywood singer-composer Aadesh Shrivastava, who was battling a relapsed cancer, passed away post midnight in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital in Mumbai. He was 51. Shrivastava had been undergoing cancer treatment at the hospital in Andheri for over 40 days. “Mr Aadesh Shrivastava (51) expired at 12.30 am on September 5, 2015 in Kokilaben Hospital due to cancer,” Dr Ram Narain ... Read More »