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Bombay HC allows women’s entry into Haji Ali Dargah

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In-flight selfie ban to be enforced soon

Fliers beware. Taking selfies on board a plane could land you in trouble.The Directorate ........

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Whistleblower to handover Scorpene data disk to Aus govt

The ’whistleblower’ behind the Scorpene document leak will hand over the disk containing .............

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Asked to remove pugree at US embassy, BJP MP refuses to take visa

A BJP member of the Lok Sabha refused to take the US visa after he was asked to remove ..........

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Feud over Bt cotton licensing gives birth to industry body

Several multinational seed companies in India have grouped to form a new seed association,..........

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Whistleblower to hand over data disk to Australia

The ‘whistleblower’ behind the Scorpene document leak will hand over the disk containing ...........

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After dismal Rio show, PM forms task force to plan for next three Olympics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced the setting up of a task force which ...........

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MEA terms Pak. ‘prime perpetrator’ of terror

Continuing the war of words with Pakistan, India on Friday said the South Asian region ..........

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SC grants 6 weeks protection from arrest to expelled AIADMK MP

The Supreme Court today granted protection from arrest to Rajya Sabha MP Sasikala .........

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Bombay HC allows women’s entry in Haji Ali dargah, order stayed for 6 weeks

In a significant judgement, the Bombay High Court today lifted the ban imposed on women ........

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Clinton tops 50 percent support from US voters in latest poll

More than half of respondents in a new poll said they plan to vote for Hillary Clinton ......

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Rajnath promises alternative to pellet guns soon

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said an alternative to pellet guns, which ...........

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Nirbhaya convict attempts suicide

Vinay Sharma, one of the convicts in the December 16 rape and murder case, tried to ..........

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New set of leaked Scorpene documents out

Australia’s ’The Australian’ newspaper today uploaded a fresh tranche of leaked documents ........

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Why Trump casts himself as a champion of gay rights

Donald Trump talks about the rights of homosexuals in almost all his speeches and interviews.........

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GM mustard moves closer to approval

Genetically-modified (GM) mustard may have moved closer to being cleared for commercial .........

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Modi touching base in Gujarat after two years

Over two years after he left Gujarat for New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will ...........

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’Our full report on education has not been published’

Former Cabinet Secretary and head of the committee on the new education policy, T.S.R. ..............

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Plan B of Thai farmers: unleash bees on rampaging elephants

To stop wild elephants from rampaging through their produce, farmers in Thailand put ............

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Italy quake death toll hits 247 as rescuers hunt for survivors

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that shook central Italy rose to 247 on Thursday ..........

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Bhaskar Shetty murder case - Top CID cops continue to investigate

Udupi: The senior team of CID officers, which had come here to investigate the homicide of Bhaskar Shetty

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Woman falls victim to Facebook scam, loses Rs 34 lk

Mangaluru: A woman residing at Derebail Landlinks township, was swindled out of Rs. 34lk through

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Indian Coast Guard Ship Shoor rescues 5 fishermen

Mangalore: The Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Shoor and fishing boat Matsya Dweepa

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Kudroli JDS corporator Abdul Aziz to join Congress?

Mangaluru: According to hearsay, Abdul Aziz, corporator from Kudroli ward in the city,

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Missing woman returns, admits to staging abduction

Kundapura: A 20-year-old girl who went missing on Monday, returned home on Tuesday,

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Gang which stole batteries worth Rs 15 lakh arrested

August 25: The Mangaluru City Police have busted a gang, which was involved in the theft of batteries from mobile service provider towers, and arrested five people in this connection.

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Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat seeks Rs 60 crore to complete drinking water projects

August 25: Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat has urged Ramesh Jigajinagi, union minister of state for drinking water and sanitation, to provide it with Rs 60 crore to complete drinking water projects in the district.

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NHRC chief Dattu directs authorities to ensure undertrials keep their court appointment

August 25: National Human Rights Commission chairman HL Dattu directed officials to ensure that under trials are produced before the court on their slated date of appearance.

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Fish prices head south; premium fish available at affordable prices

August 25: Its a good news for fish lovers. The prices of fish have fallen drastically, and the premium fish is now within the reach of all. But the caveat is - if one opts for a fat fish, the prices are inflated, but if the fish is on diet are cheap.

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Messages with malicious intent on social media may land you in trouble

August 25: Think twice before forwarding or sharing derogatory jokes, videos or morphed images of anyone on social media platform with a malicious intent or spread hatred in society.

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Ensure undertrials keep tryst with courts, says NHRC chief

August 25: National Human Rights Commission chairman HL Dattu directed officials to ensure that undertrials are produced before court on their slated date of appearance.

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Top cop: Be wary while sharing images, jokes on social media

August 25: Think twice before forwarding or sharing derogatory jokes, videos or morphed images of anyone on social media platform with a malicious intent or to spread hatred in society

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Astrologer’s father, driver in CID custody

August 25:The court of the chief judicial magistrate remanded Srinivas Bhat, father of Niranjan Bhat, and Raghavendra, his driver, to CID custody for five days till August 29.

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Mangaluru Junction to get two lifts: Palakkad DRM

August 25: Two lifts have been sanctioned to be installed at Mangaluru Junction, Kannur, Vadakara and Kanhangad under Palakkad division of Southern Railway.

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Initiation programme for applied sciences starts at Manipal 

August 25: varsityThe 23rd batch of 150 students for International Centre for Applied Sciences, Manipal University, had a formal orientation programme, here on Wednesday.

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 Super Sindhu seals a medal; Enters final beating Okuhara

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday held an hour-long discussion with Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Man arrested for raping minor girl

Bantwal: A man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raping a minor girl from Alike village at Ukkuda.

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Youth arrested for torching bus during Tipu Jayanthi celebrations

Puttur: The police succeeded in arresting a youth for allegedly torching a bus on November 12,

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School of Communication to host national seminar to mark ‘World Photography Day’

Manipal: To mark World Photography Day, School of Communication, a constituent of Manipal University and Udupi Press

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Gold stolen from bank locker; woman accuses bank staff

Mangaluru: In an incident of theft, a woman has filed a complaint that the

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Liverpool rely on their ’Mane’ man

Such is the impact Sadio Mane has made on Liverpool that the 24-year-old is an automatic ..........

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Three-way tie in show jumping

In an exhillarating display of show jumping, three riders could not be separated in the ..........

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Millman shock for Gasquet

 

Top seed Richard Gasquet suffered a surprise 7-5, 6-3 loss to an unsung John Millman .........

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Djokovic-Nadal in potential semi clash

Defending champion Novak Djokovic and fellow two-time winner Rafael Nadal were drawn .........

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Red-hot Kuldeep hits Green for six

The outcome was on expected lines. On the fourth and last day of maiden pink ball contest ........

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Wonderful initiative, says Kumble

Impressed by the facilities at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium, Indian .......

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Cricket set to storm US market

Cricket will seek to reach out to the untapped American market when the sport’s most ..........

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Kuldeep puts the skids on Green’s chase

August 26: The left-arm chinaman bowler scalps five, leaving Red with just three wickets to get on the final day

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Bedi and Ganguly weigh in on the tradition-innovation conflict

August 26: Tradition wants to keep its place but innovation occurs and looks to make space for itself in a constantly evolving world.

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Uthappa welcomes pink ball and grass

August 26: Grass and gloss have occupied the minds of the teams in the ongoing Duleep Trophy being played under floodlights.

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BCCI may look for a new ombudsman

August 26: The Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) is contemplating changing its ombudsman once Justice (Retd.) Ajit Prakash Shah completes his one-year term in November.

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Important dates in US Open history

August 26: US Open is investing $600 million to upgrade its grounds in Queens where the season’s final Grand Slam event gets under way on Monday.

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Why Australia’s batsmen struggled in Sri Lanka

August 26: Radical action is needed to address the troubles against spin before the tour of India

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Jason Roy sets up England’s 44-run win

August 26: The opener needed several minutes on-field treatment for what was later confirmed as a dizzy spell

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I see ISL as a different challenge, says Gudjohnsen

August 26: Indian Super League franchise Pune City FC has made a statement of intent on the transfer market by roping in former Barcelona and Chelsea midfielder Eidur Gudjohnsen for the upcoming season.

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Jaisha tests positive for H1N1

August 26: O.P. Jaisha has tested positive for Influenza ‘A’ H1N1, two days after her training partner Sudha Singh was found to be suffering from the same illness.

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Serena shoulders burden of history at US Open

August 26: With a seventh U.S. Open triumph she can break Graf’s record, and continue her march toward Margaret Court’s all-time mark of 24 titles.

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Leander Paes joined hands with Germany’s Andre Begemann, his 108th partner on the ATP circuit

august 25: Leander Paes joined hands with Germany’s Andre Begemann, his 108th partner on the ATP circuit, to enter the quarterfinals of the Winston-Salem Open with a straight-set win over Chris Guccione and Andre Sa, here.

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Myneni advances

August 25: India’s Saketh Myneni moved into the second round of the US Open qualifiers

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Dipika Pallikal bows out

August 25: National champion Dipika Pallikal lost to sixth-seeded Frenchwoman Camille Serme

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IIT Madras researchers develop instrumentation for cancer treatment

One of the treatment modalities for cancer is hyperthermia. This is a method by which ........

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Antimicrobial resistance: clear and present danger

After years of doing little to tackle the silent but potentially deadly proliferation...........

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The days with my guru

Violin exponent V.V. Subramaniam, whose association with Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer spanned ...........

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Genetic secrets of 88 bony fishes revealed

Now, more is known to science about the life of fishes that thrive in the ocean depths as a .....

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Hot bath as good as a vigorous exercise: study

In some good news for people who do not exercise but still want to stay fit, researchers.........

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‘A type of Culex mosquito can also transmit Zika’

Brazilian scientists have identified another type of Zika-transmitting mosquito..........

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’War on Drugs’ pushing world towards HIV, TB, hepatitis epidemics 

The War on Drugs, mass incarceration of drug users and the failure to provide proven harm reduction and treatment strategies have driven .............

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Benefits of e-cigarettes outweigh risks 

After years of conflicting advice, now a recent study has found that public health benefits of e-cigarette use tend to outweigh the downsides................

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Dietary restriction can add years to your life

Boosting lifespan is as simple as limiting your food intake, suggests a new study..........

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Zika epidemic likely to ’burn itself out’ in ’three years’ 

According to a new study, Zika epidemic in Latin America is likely to "burn itself out" within three years..............

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Too much red meat puts your kidneys at risk 

You may want to swap that steak for a pea salad as a recent study has .........

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Paras Healthcare launches Delhi centre dedicated to mothers, baby 

Expanding its chain of mother-and-child hospitals, Paras Healthcare Group today .........

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BD joins hands with Columbia Asia for `best` Diabetes Management Program 

Beginning this week, BD, the medical technology brand will work with diabetes ............

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Food nudging can improve our eating habits 

A new review has suggested that marketers’ tactics to place things where we are .............

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Turns out, obesity is three times deadlier for men than women

Men, those excess kilos can drive you to an early grave, suggests a new study............

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Thumb-sucking, nail biting kids will develop fewer allergies: Study

Good news for parents who often have to struggle in getting their young toddlers to quit thumb sucking, as .........

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Flying insects don’t obey aerodynamic laws of airplanes: Study

New York University researchers have found that the movement of flying insects are unmatched even by the .........

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New study shows mice get back vision

Vision in mammals can be restored, shows experiments conducted, for the first time, under the leadership of.......

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Can Hops extract cut down breast cancer risk?

Hops, the flower cones used in beer-making, can also reduce breast cancer risk...........

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More than 8 lakh additional hospital beds required in Northeast Region

A healthcare summit organized recently in Guwahati, Assam, has informed that the northeast region requires over eight lakh additional hospital beds............

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DGCA to issue guidelines for in-flight selfies

August 27: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) may soon issue guidelines for clicking photographs, including selfies, by cabin crew and passengers inside aircraft while airborne.

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Inflation will slow in the coming months: Rajan

August 27: Outgoing Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan, said he has no doubt that inflation, which crossed the 6 per cent mark in July, will slow in the coming months.

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Subrahmanyan to succeed Naik as Chairman at L&T

August 27: S. N. Subrahmanyan, Deputy Managing Director and President, Larsen & Toubro (L&T) will take over as the chairman of the $16 billion engineering and construction powerhouse from Mr. A.M.Naik.

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Centre to import extra 90,000 tonnes pulses to control prices

August 27:Consumer Affairs department decided that more pulses would be procured for the buffer stock

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Over 30 Indian firms under the scanner in Aircel-Maxis case

August 27: The Enforcement Directorate has identified over 30 Indian companies for scrutiny of transactions in connection with the ongoing investigation in the Aircel-Maxis deal case.

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What is Unified Payment Interface?

August 27: National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) announced on Thursday that bank applications for the Unified Payment Interface have officially become operational

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Mahindra unveils platform to track vehicle information

August 27: Mahindra is the first OEM in India to integrate its product line-up on to a cloud-based platform

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If inflation slows, repo rate should fall: Ashima Goyal

August 27: Ashima Goyal, who is a member of the Technical Advisory Committee on monetary policy since its inception in 2011 and a Professor of Economics at the Indira Gandhi Institute for Development Research (IGIDR)

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India has under-invested in social capital: Singapore Deputy PM

August 27: India’s restrictive employment and land acquisition laws, its school education system, which is marred by a high dropout rate

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Centre likely to announce labour sops ahead of strike

August 27: The process of increasing minimum wages for workers may be expedited

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Ford leads $24-mn funding in Zoomcar

August 26: Ford Smart Mobility LLC, a subsidiary of American automaker Ford Motor Company

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‘Cybercrimes have risen 4-fold in 3 years’

August 26: India has emerged a favourite among cyber criminals, reveals a study

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EMA accepts Biocon, Mylan biosimilar for review

August 26: Biocon and Mylan NV said Mylan’s application to market biosimilar Trastuzumab has been accepted by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for review.

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Users voice concern over WhatsApp sharing phone numbers with Facebook

August 26: Even as analysts said that WhatsApp’s decision to change its privacy policy, which entails sharing users’ account info with parent Facebook

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Order in Maruti unrest case set aside

August 26: Workers were accused of burning to death Manesar plant official during labour unrest

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Venu Srinivasan, Ajay Piramal join Tata Sons board

August 26: Noted industrialists Venu Srinivasan, Chairman of Sundaram-Clayton Ltd and TVS Motor Company Ltd and Ajay Piramal

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Reliance Jio’s SIM card comes with free voice, data for 90 days

August 26: Mukesh Ambani led-Reliance Jio has begun offering free SIM cards to all users with fourth generation (4G)-enabled handsets

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U.S. patent office rules in favour of Mylan

August 26: The estimated market size for Copaxone in the U.S. is $3.3 bn for the 12 months ended June

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Quality norms, smart cities to top agenda in India-US talks

August 26: The talks will be held in New Delhi for three days starting August 29

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Banks to issue Masala bonds, RBI opens currency markets

August 26: Bonds will help lenders with funds for infrastructure and affordable housing

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Business

Rocking on!

August 27: Shabhareesh Varma on collaborating with Anirudh Ravichander for TNPL’s anthem

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Mechanic: Resurrection – A standard Statham affair

August 27: It was quite hard to suppress a grin as the names of sponsors flashed before the screening of Mechanic: Resurrection.

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54321: The numbers game

August 27: Director Raghavendra Prasad likes gimmicks. His first film is called 54321.

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The new face of villain

August 27: Vansh Bhardwaj shares his experience of working in “The Anatomy of Violence”, which investigates the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder case

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Echoes from the past

August 27: Maori novelist Witi Ihimaera on using literature and cinema to preserve indigenous culture

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Finding realism in Raghu Ganj

August 27: Manoj Bajpayee talks about fake sweat and real sweet on the sets of “In the Shadows” in the Walled City

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James Franco developing crime thrillers

August 27: Actor-director James Franco is developing a trio of crime films based on writer Tom Franklin’s novels.

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SRK, Akshay on Forbes top-paid actors list

August 27: Bollywood stars Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar are among the world’s highest paid actors of 2016

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As freaky as one can get

August 27:Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui talks about his forthcoming ‘Freaky Ali’ and his approach to social media

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It’s a girl for Shahid Kapoor

August 27: Actor Shahid Kapoor’s wife Mira Rajput on Friday evening delivered a baby girl at Hinduja Healthcare Hospital in Khar.

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Taapsee Pannu, Neeraj Pandey reteam on "Meera"

Actress Taapsee Pannu is reteaming with her "Baby" director Neeraj Pandey on "Meera" ........

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A Flying Jatt: Superhero as super bore

A superhero film that is bereft of anything that could justifiably be described as super .............

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Woody Allen addresses allegations of sexual abuse

Director Woody Allen says he is no longer interested in the allegations of sexual abuse levelled against him. ..........

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Shahid Kapoor, Mira blessed with baby girl

Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor and his wife Mira Rajput were blessed with a baby girl ..........

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Renowned dancer Ananda Shankar Jayant speaks of the reasons to revisit ‘Kavyanjali - an ode to Tagore’.

August 26: Last time when dancer Ananda Shankar Jayant and her team of dancers performed ‘Kavyanjali, An Ode to Tagore’ in Hyderabad as part of Tagore’s 150th anniversary celebrations

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To keep the tradition going

August 26: Bhagavatula Sethuram strives to keep alive the tradition of Yakshaganam through its Kuchipudi origins.

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Verse in movement

August 26: Scintillating Odissi dance presentations highlighted the inextricable symbiosis of yoga and dance

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Reaching out

August 26: DAG Modern intends to create awareness about Indian art and its legacy.

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The melody lingers on

August 26: A charming man and a captivating musician, Ustad Vilayat Khan continues to inspire.

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Karz (1980)

August 26: Right from “Madhumati”, reincarnation has been a staple theme of Hindi cinema.

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