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Vikram brought out the best in me: Abhimanyu Singh

Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) Tamil actor Vikram has brought out the best in him in the upcoming Tamil road thriller 10 Enradhukulla, says Bollywood star Abhimanyu Singh, who shares screen space with him in the film. When you work with Vikram, you give your best. It brought out the best in me, Abhimanyu said in a statement. Abhimanyu was slightly concerned about Vikram's star status whe...

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Rampal's sect expansion plans go bust

Barwala (Haryana), Nov 24 (IANS) Just before his run-in with the law that landed him behind bars with serious charges such as murder, sedition and other cases slapped on him, self-styled godman Rampal had embarked on well-thought plans for expansion of his sect. Police and district authorities are now probing the sources of funding of the controversial sect leader which helped him to exe...

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Confident of repeating 'Boss Engira Bhaskaran' magic: Rajesh

Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) Director M. Rajesh, who has teamed up with actor Arya for the second time, is confident that he can repeat the magic created by his 2010 Tamil super hit Boss Engira Bhaskaran with his recently launched yet-untitled romantic comedy. This is not a movie that will just make you laugh. The content, visuals and music combine to give it all the elements of a blockbuster....

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Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha condole Deora's death, adjourned

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned Monday after obituary reference was made for former union minister Murali Deora who died early in the morning. Deora, a veteran Congress leader, died in Mumbai Monday following a brief illness. He was 77. The winter session of parliament began here Monday. The Lok Sabha also condoled the deaths in ...

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Shuttler Srikanth arrives in Hyderabad to a warm welcome

Hyderabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Kidambi Srikanth, the newly-crowned China Open champion, returned here in the early hours of Monday to a warm welcome by his coach, relatives and friends. The shuttler was received by officials from Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy, his parents and friends at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport around 1 a.m. The youngster, who arrived from Hong Kong...

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Period films are heroic: Rana Daggubati

Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati says he didn't mind working in two back-to-back Telugu period films Baahubali and Rudhramadevi because he finds them heroic and powerful. I didn't mind doing two back-to-back period films because they may be offbeat, yet it's so heroic and powerful, Rana told IANS. I wouldn't be surprised if I'm approached for more period film in the fu...

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Mono rail planned to connect Noida with Agra

Agra, Nov 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has set its eyes on a mono rail project that would connect Noida with Agra. After the foundation stone was laid for expressway between Agra and Lucknow Sunday, the state government now intends to launch the mono rail project soon. Officials said Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has given his nod to the project that envisages the mono ...

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'Bigg Boss' was a nightmare, says Nigaar

Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Actress Nigaar Z. Khan is relieved upon her eviction from Bigg Boss 8 as she felt the reality show was nothing less than a nightmare for her. She was voted out of the show in only two weeks of her stay Sunday night, and Nigaar says she couldn't be happier. It was one of the worst experiences of my life. I'm so glad to be out of there. Every moment in there w...

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BJP leader shot dead in Bihar, violent protests follow

Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) A senior state BJP leader, Srikant Bharti was shot dead in Bihar's Siwan district, triggering violent protests Monday by his supporters, police said. Bharti was killed by unidentified men late Sunday night when he was returning from a marriage party. Hundreds of supporters of the murdered leader, mostly BJP local leaders and workers, blocked roads and burnt t...

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Winter session of parliament begins

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The winter session of parliament began here Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced the new ministers who were inducted. The session, the first after the expansion of the council of ministers this month, will have 22 sittings and will end Dec 23. ...

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Hamilton admits hardly sleeping the night before

Abu Dhabi, Nov 24 (IANS/CMC) Newly crowned Formula 1 World champion Lewis Hamilton has revealed he hardly slept the night before the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix which he eventually won to clinch his second drivers' title. The 29-year-old Briton entered the season-ending race needing a win to guarantee himself the title, and proceeded to dominate the event at Yas Marina Circuit Sun...

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Hope winter session is fruitful: Modi

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said he hoped that winter session of parliament would be fruitful and result-oriented. It was because of the positive role by the opposition that good work (in parliament) could be done in the last session, said Modi who hoped for a similar experience this time too. The people have given the responsibility to run the go...

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Real Madrid to play in Australian tournament

Melbourne, Nov 24 (IANS) Real Madrid, which boasts the most expensive squad in world football, have been announced as one of three teams to compete in the International Champions Cup in Melbourne in July. The tournament is scheduled to be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) between July 18-24 and raises the prospect of the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Sergio Ramos an...

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Veteran Congress leader Murli Deora is dead

Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and former union minister Murli Deora died here early Monday following a brief illness. He was 77. Prime Minister Narendra Modi described him as a leader with a warm nature. Murli Deora died around 3.30 a.m., said Congress leader Sachin Sawant. He is survived by his wife and two sons, including former union minister of state Milind M....

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Cruzeiro win Brazil Serie A title

Belo Horizonte (Brazil), Nov 24 (IANS) Cruzeiro have clinched their second consecutive Brazilian Serie A title with a 2-1 victory over Goias. Everton Ribeiro struck the winner at the Mineirao stadium Sunday after Samuel had cancelled out Ricardo Goulart's opener as Cruzeiro secured the championship with two matches to spare, reports Xinhua. This is a day of celebration, said Ribe...

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Honours shared in Milan derby

Rome, Nov 24 (IANS) Inter Milan have played out a 1-1 draw against crosstown rivals AC Milan in a sellout Serie A game. Jeremy Menez gave AC Milan a lead at halftime but Joel Obi equalised for Inter shortly after the hour mark Sunday, reports Xinhua. Earlier, Napoli wasted a two-goal lead to draw 3-3 with Cagliari while Udinese's Antonio Di Natale scored his 200th Serie A goal in...

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IOC chief condemns Afghan bombing

Lausanne, Nov 24 (IANS) International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach condemned the suicide bombing at a volleyball tournament in Afghanistan. The lone bomber detonated explosives Sunday during a local volleyball tournament held in Paktika province, killing at least 45 people, Xinhua reported. This was cowardly attack and I speak for the whole Olympic Movement in condemni...

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One in six smartphone users victim of cyber attack: Study

London, Nov 24 (IANS) One in six smartphone users in the world have fallen prey to a cyber attack, reveals a new study, adding that 60 percent of smartphone users and almost half of tablet users are vulnerable to hacking as these devices have no protection against malicious software. According to the findings by global information services firm Experian, the cyber attacks range from phis...

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Marseille tops French league

Paris, Nov 24 (IANS) Marseille have climbed to the top of the French league after rallying to beat Bordeaux 3-1. With the victory, they now enjoy a one-point lead over Paris Saint-Germain. Bordeaux striker Thomas Toure opened the account at the 55th minute but Marseille midfielder Mario Lemina headed in an equalizer in the 60th, reports Xinhua. Andre-Pierre Gignac gave Marseill...

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Nigaar Khan voted out of 'Bigg Boss 8'

Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Actress Nigaar Z. Khan became the latest contestant to be evicted from the popular reality show Bigg Boss 8. She was ousted Sunday night. The 35-year-old, whose stint in the show lasted two weeks, came into the house as a promising wild card entry, but she failed to entertain the audience with any histrionics. She was nominated alongside Dimpy Mahaja...

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