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KJo's 'Brothers' slotted for Gandhi Jayanti 2015

Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar Thursday announced that his next co-production Brothers, starring Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra will hit the screens on Gandhi Jayanti next year. Dharma Productions, Lionsgate, Endemol India present 'BROTHERS' directed by Karan Malhotra and starring Akshay Kumar, Sidharth Malhotra, Jacqueline Fernandez and Jackie Shroff. Releasing Oct 2nd,...

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Saradha scam: East Bengal official denied bail

Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) A city court Thursday rejected East Bengal Football Club official Debabrata Sarkar's bail plea and remanded him to CBI custody till Aug 26 in connection with the multi-crore-rupee Saradha chit fund scam. The court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Haradhan Mukhopadhyay also sent scam kingpin Sudipta Sen to CBI's custody till Aug 26 in a fresh case related to ...

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Quake hits Himachal, tremors felt in Delhi

New Delhi/Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) A moderate earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale hit Himachal Pradesh Thursday and the tremors were also felt in Delhi, an official said. The earthquake lasted a few seconds and no loss of life was reported. The quake occurred at 1.41 p.m. The epicentre was Chamba-Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh, an official of the India Meteorological ...

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When Sonal Chauhan felt like Rajput princess

Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Sonal Chauhan Thursday walked the ramp for designer Purvi Doshi at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 and the actress says she felt like a Rajput princess in the showstopper's attire. The Jannat star walked the ramp donning a sleeveless off white long skirt and top with mirror work all over it. I am a Rajput and I am feeling like a Rajput princess weari...

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Left Front criticises Trinamool over its lawmaker's remark

Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) The Left Front Thursday accused the Trinamool Congress of pursuing politics of vengeance after a West Bengal ruling party legislator called for burning real human effigies. Addressing a meet organised by the Trinamool-affiliated Progressive Doctors' Association, its president and legislator Nirmal Majhi Wednesday wondered if people would burn real human effigies of...

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LFW: Konkona turns golden girl for Anavila

Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Actress Konkona Sen Sharma put her best fashion foot forward when she hit the ramp Thursday in a metallic sari with yellow-gold and rust-gold blocking teamed with a gold metallic blouse as a showstopper for designer Anavila Mishra at Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) winter-festive 2014. The sari, part of the designer's collection Mohenjo Daro, was draped like a dhoti. With ...

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Withdraw order on governor's special powers, say TRS MPs

New Delhi/Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Telangana's ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Thursday again urged the central government to withdraw its orders granting special powers to the governor over law and order in Hyderabad, the common capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for 10 years. TRS MPs led by party general secretary K. Keshava Rao called on union Home Minister Rajnath Singh,...

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Rajnath to visit flood-hit UP areas Friday

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh will Friday visit the flood-hit areas of eastern Uttar Pradesh to review the situation, officials said. Home ministry officials said the minister will visit Gorakhpur to review the flood situation. Rajnath Singh is scheduled to meet local officials and will also do an aerial survey of the affected areas. Flood water fro...

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Konkona writing script, hopes to direct soon

Mumbai, Aug 21 IANS) Versatile actress Konkona Sen Sharma, who has been maintaining a low profile for a while now, has been busy writing a script and says she hopes to wield the megaphone soon. Known for her performances in Mr. and Mrs. Iyer, Amu, Page 3 and Wake Up Sid among others, the National Award winning actress has been away from the silver screen post Ek Thi Daayan. But she was ...

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Wipro opens global customer experience centre in US

Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Wipro Ltd Thursday unveiled a global customer experience centre at its Mountain View office in California off the US west coast to showcase emerging technologies. The hi-tech lab will demonstrate emerging technologies and proof of concepts to our global customers and give them an opportunity to preview the data centre, enterprise and cloud so...

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Over 1,400 same sex marriages registered in Britain

London, Aug 21 (IANS) More than 1,400 same sex marriages have been registered since the same sex marriage law was introduced in England and Wales March 29 this year, official statistics showed Thursday. A total of 1,409 marriages were registered between same sex couples between March 29 and June 30, Xinhua reported citing figures released by the Office for National Statistics. Am...

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Chris Brown, Karrueche Tran trying for baby?

Los Angeles, Aug 21 (IANS) Singer Chris Brown has hinted that he and Karrueche Tran want to have a baby together. Brown confirmed they are back together on Instagram by sharing a photo of the 26-year-old and thanking her for putting up with him, reports femalefirst.co.uk. In a message attached to the photograph, he wrote: @karrueche damn near 5 years and this woman still putting ...

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Jackie Chan 'ashamed' about son's drug charges

Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) Chinese Kungfu star Jackie Chan says his family is heartbroken after his son Jaycee was caught in a drug bust here. Jaycee, 32, was detained by the police Aug 14 after he was found with 100 gm of marijuana at his residence. His star father, who became an anti-drug ambassador for China in 2009, took to his website to address the controversy, reports people.c...

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Pune FC signs three new players

Pune, Aug 21 (IANS) Pune Football Club has completed the signings of defenders Raju Yumnam and Jessel Carneiro along with midfielder Snehashis Chakraborty for the 2014-15 season. While Raju joins Pune FC from Churchill Brothers, Snehashis comes in from United SC and Jessel joins from Dempo SC. The trio thus become the first Indian players to be signed under coach Karim Bencherifa.

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Indian employees feel they save less for post-retirement life: Survey

Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) A large proportion of Indian non-government employees recognise the need to save more for their post-retirement life but they admit they are saving less that what is ideal, says a new survey. Seventy-eight percent of Indian employees recognise they will need to save more for retirement, according to the Global Benefits Attitudes Survey conducted by global professio...

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Ukraine's economy minister resigns

Kiev, Aug 21 (IANS) Ukrainian Economy Minister Pavlo Sheremeta Thursday submitted his resignation to parliament over what he called inability to work with people who adhere to old values. On his official Facebook page, Sheremeta explained that he has a lot of disagreements with the government over the country's future economic policies, Xinhua reported. Instead of fighting with y...

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Akshay Kumar takes ice bucket challenge in chilly Cape Town

Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Bollywood's 'khiladi' Akshay Kumar, who entertains his fans with daredevilry in his films, undertook the ALS ice bucket challenge in the chilly environs of Cape Town where he's shooting for TV show Dare 2 Dance. Akshay took to Twitter to share the YouTube link of a video in which he is seen undertaking the challenge with eleven contestants of Dare 2 Dance throwing i...

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Shalmali Kholgade croons for 'Pocket Gangsters'

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Pareshaan fame singer Shalmali Kholgade has lent her voice for the Janiyaa jaaniyaa track from upcoming movie Pocket Gangsters. According to sources, Shalmali had a great time recording the love song with music directors Lucky Narula and Navi Singh. The trio bonded well in the music studio and the song was completed within a few hours, read a statement. ...

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Bieber, Swift fragrances loss making venture

Los Angeles, Aug 21 (IANS) Their albums might be selling like hot cakes but the scents launched by singers Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift are not earning any profit. Beauty company Elizabeth Arden, Inc. recently announced a loss of nearly $150 million for the fiscal year ending June 30 - and pointed the finger at the two pop stars, reports usmagazine.com. The company blamed Biebe...

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Government to ensure better risk management in banks

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The government will ensure better risk management in state-run banks in the wake of recent scandals involving lending practices, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Thursday. Some recent instances have been disturbing, Jaitley said addressing the foundation day event of the public sector Indian Bank. I would only hope that they are a drop in the ocean and ...

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