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Shazahn Padamsee to play Gujarati girl in 'Meet The Patels'

Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) Actress Shazahn Padamsee, set to play a Gujarati girl in Meet The Patels, says it's going to be a challenge for her. I am playing a character called Hetal Gandhi in the film, and I am romancing one of the Patels in the film. Playing a Gujarati girl is going to be a very different experience and it's going to be very challenging, Shazahn told IANS. But she als...

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An app to avoid smartphone distraction

London, Nov 1 (IANS) Getting distracted by your smartphone? An app called Offtime helps you get rid of apps and notifications at a time when you need to focus on important work. The app also prevents people from contacting you unless in an emergency. Offtime was developed by a Berlin-based psychologist Alexander Steinhart, who recently commissioned a study on smartphone usage at ...

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Best foreign short films to be screened at Kolkata fest

Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) As many as 157 short films, ranging from animation to independent varieties from 30 countries, will be screened at an international short film fest beginning here Saturday. The 12th edition of Kalpanirjhar International Short Fiction Film Festival is organised by the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan and Kalpanirjhar Foundation. According to R.N. Banerjee o...

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Odisha imposes fishing ban for turtle nesting

Bhubaneswar, Nov 1 (IANS) The Odisha government Saturday imposed a seven-month fishing ban along its coast to protect endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles which come to the state beaches for mass nesting every winter, an official said. The ban is imposed along 120 km of the state's 480 km coastline to protect the turtles who are set to congregate in shallow waters, senior forest officer K...

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Insomnia triples risk of motor accident deaths

London, Nov 1 (IANS) Developing a healthy sleeping habit could be a life saviour as researchers have found that insomnia significantly increases risk of death caused by motor vehicle crashes and other unintentional fatal injuries. People with all symptoms of insomnia were 2.8 times more likely to die from a fatal injury than those with no insomnia symptoms, even after adjusting for poten...

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Style your beard the right way

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Women can style their look in myriad ways, but men have limited options. But try experimenting with the beard -- a style statement that's emerging as a big trend. From getting the trimming right to maintaining the perfect shape, one can get a perfect beard quite easily -- but with a dash of patience, preparation and care, says celebrity hairstylist Asgar Saboo, wh...

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Hrithik, Sussanne now legally divorced

Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan and his estranged wife Sussanne Khan were granted divorce by the Bandra court Saturday, the Bollywood star's lawyer said. Lawyer Deepesh Mehta told IANS: They are legally divorced now. Today at around 10:30 a.m., all things were done. They have got divorced in a very unique and elegant way where there is no alimony and not a single document drawn up be...

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Krsna's 'Sellout' title track video released

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) His first music video Last Night reached the number five position on the Vh1 International music charts, and now Indian hip-hop artist and rapper Krsna has released a new music video of the title track Sellout from his eponymous album. The album was released in May this year, but a video of the title track has been released recently for his fans. 'Sellout'...

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Emma Watson, Judi Dench win Britannia awards

Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) British actresses Emma Watson and Dame Judi Dench were two of the six honourees at the annual Britannia Awards. The annual ceremony was hosted by BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills here Thursday evening. Dench was given the Albert Cubby Broccoli Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainmen...

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All's still not good between Avril, Chad

Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) Trouble continues to plague singers Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger's paradise even as the news of their split continues to do the rounds. After a little over a year of marriage, the duo is said to be heading for splitsville and things aren't getting better between them, reports eonline.com. Their relationship is still on the rocks, although the Nickelbac...

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Kutcher, Kunis researched parenthood

Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis equipped themselves well before becoming parents to daughter Wyatt Isabelle Kutcher. He says Google is like their manual. They find the parenting experience pretty exceptional, but feel it's better to be hands-on than depend on nannies and night nurses. Everybody says when you get a child, they don't come with an owner's man...

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Resveratrol could impede benefits of exercise

Toronto, Nov 1 (IANS) Contrary to popular belief, adding resveratrol (RSV) to your exercise routine may not enhance the effects of physical activity, said a study. Resveratrol occurs naturally in the skin of red grapes and it is common to recommend RSV supplements to complement exercise and enhance performance. RSV may actually impede the body's response to training, the findings...

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13 killed in Libya clashes

Tripoli, Nov 1 (IANS/EFE) At least 13 people were killed in violent clashes between Islamist militias and Libyan security forces in the struggle to control Benghazi city. Rtd Libyan general Khalifa Haftar Friday launched a military operation against the Majlis al-Shura, Thowar Benghazi and Ansar al-Sharia militias in a bid to regain control of the city. A security official in Ben...

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Quitting Ganderbal: Omar's decision stumps all, angers many

Srinagar, Nov 1 (IANS) Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's decision to quit family political bastion Ganderbal has come as a bolt from the blue -- both for his die-hard supporters as well as his detractors. The regional National Conference (NC) Friday announced that Omar would not seek re-election from Ganderbal constituency but contest the Sonawar and Beerwah seats, one in Srinagar district ...

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Chandy defends finance minister over graft allegation

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 1 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday defended Finance Minister K.M. Mani following a graft allegation made against him by a businessman who owns hotels with bars here. This is a baseless allegation levelled by the businessman. He (businessman) said that he came and told me about this graft. Such a thing has never taken place and I wish to ask him ...

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20 militants killed in Pakistan clash

Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) At least 20 militants and four security personnel were killed Saturday in a clash in Pakistan's federally administered Orakzai Agency, an official said. Three security personnel were also injured during the clash in Shirin Dara area, Dawn online reported. The firefight lasted several hours, it said. Saturday's clash comes as the army is engaged in an offen...

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Amanda Bynes released from psychiatric facility

Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) Troubled actress Amanda Bynes has been released from a psychiatric facility here. Three days after a judge ruled that she needed to spend at least another month in the facility, Bynes asked to be released Thursday and was set free, reports tmz.com. The troubled actress, 28, was seen roaming the Sunset Strip Thursday night wearing a dark coat and large su...

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Ben Affleck broke Jennifer Lopez's heart

Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez says Ben Affleck was the first man to break her heart and admits that she didn't give herself enough time to heal. The 45-year-old, who got divorced twice before she started dating the Gone Girl actor in 2002, was completely devastated when they ended their engagement in 2004 even though she married her third husband, Marc Anthony s...

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IS poses grave threat to Pakistan, says MQM chief

Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Pakistan's Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief, Altaf Hussain, has said that the Islamic State (IS) is the new threat to Pakistan, media reported. Addressing a press conference in Karachi via telephone from London Friday, the MQM chief said that Taliban militants were joining IS ranks, The News International reported. He said that IS flags were visible fr...

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Tectonic event led to burst of animal life during Cambrian Age

New York, Nov 1 (IANS) A major tectonic event may have triggered the rise in sea level and other environmental changes that led to the Cambrian explosion, the sudden burst of animal life 530 million years ago, showed a research. The new analysis of geologic history may help solve the riddle of the Cambrian explosion that has puzzled scientists since the time of Charles Darwin. Th...

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