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DU polls: ABVP has an edge in 25 colleges

Going by elections at the college level, the traditional rivalry between Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarathi Parishad and National Students’ Union of India continues. However, it would be wrong to write off AAP’s Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) based on these polls as they did not field any candidates at this level. By Friday evening, ABVP had an edge in 25 colleges ... Read More »

DittoTV’s new brand campaign #TVBuddyhighlights the Indian TV viewing habit – no one likes to watch TV alone.

dittoTV rolls out its new campaign ‘#TVBuddy’ which showcases the Indian TV viewing habit that even if they are separated by geographies,Indians always like to watch the same TV content together and sometimes, even discuss and share it. Based on this insight, in the campaign, the term ‘TV Buddy’ was coined. TV Buddies could be your mom, dad, relatives, childhood ... Read More »

PM launches metro’s Faridabad corridor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the much-awaited Badarpur-Faridabad Metro that will connect the national Capital with the satellite town and hoped that it would give impetus to economic growth in the region.Mr. Modi, who himself took a train of the Metro’s Violet Line (Line 6) from Janpath station in Delhi to reach Bata Chowk station here, said the ... Read More »

Hollywood can take Bollywood’s jubilant quality: Golden Globe winner

If there’s one factor that Hollywood can pick from Bollywood films, it has to be their “jubilant” nature, says Lesley Ann Warren, an Academy Award nominated and Golden Globe Award winning international actress. In an interaction with IANS at Anaheim here, she spoke fondly of what she loves about Indian cinema, particularly Bollywood. “I have not seen a lot of ... Read More »

Film on Anna Hazare in works

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

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’

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

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

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

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 »