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David Guetta’s Mumbai concert stands cancelled

After Bengaluru, French DJ David Guetta’s concert here has been cancelled with the Mumbai Police saying that .........

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Obama surprises Joe Biden with top civilian honour

President Barack Obama has awarded Vice President Joe Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honour ...........

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Conspiracy cost me top position: Lt Gen Bakshi

 

Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi has triggered a fresh row, claiming that a “malicious campaign and a deep-rooted conspiracy” prevented him from becoming the chief of the .............

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Amazon India chief writes to Sushma, apologises

Amazon on Thursday apologised for putting on sale doormats designed like the national flag of India — a day after External Affairs Minister .............

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Now, CRPF jawan petitions PM on disparity between forces

After a Border Security Force (BSF) constable’s complaint about poor quality food being served drew nationwide attention, a CRPF jawan’s ............

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CISF cop guns down four colleagues

A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) constable Balbir Singh on Thursday gunned down his four colleagues at Nabinagar in Bihar’s Aurangabad district............

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Second Scorpene submarine launched

Khanderi, the second of the Indian Navy’s Scorpene class stealth submarines, was launched into the Arabian Sea on Thursday, paving the way ............

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SC directs Roy to pay Rs 600 cr or go to jail

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a stern warning to Sahara group chief Subrata Roy, saying he would be sent to jail again if he failed to deposit Rs 600 crore by February 6.............

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Govt to hold talks with states over engg entrance

The Centre will soon start a fresh bid to bring all the states on board to implement a long-standing proposal of holding a single entrance ............

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Jallikattu: DMK to hold stir against State, Centre today

With the Supreme Court rejecting the plea to pass judgement on Jallikattu before Pongal, DMK today blamed the Centre and State governments ............

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Man gets Rs 500 notes with one-side blank in MP

Days after a farmer in Madhya Pradesh received Rs 2,000 notes from a bank without the image of Mahatma Gandhi, an ATM ...............

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CISF jawan opens fire on colleagues; kills 4

A CISF jawan allegedly opened fire on his colleagues, killing four of them at their unit at a thermal power station .............

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Jallikattu: DMK to hold stir against State, Centre tomorrow

 

With the Supreme Court rejecting the plea to pass judgement on Jallikattu before Pongal, DMK today blamed the Centre ............

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Govt taking steps to improve jawans’ conditions: Rijiju

With another report of "inferior" treatment being meted out to paramilitary jawans coming to light, the government today ............

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Trump admin will send ’clear signal’ to China on South China Sea: Rex Tillerson

The US will send a "clear signal" to China that it must abandon its artificial islands in the South China Sea, Donald Trump’s secretary of ............

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CRPF jawan talks of disparity amongst security forces

A CRPF soldier has posted a video on social media asking PM Narendra Modi’s intervention to address the problems faced by CRPF jawans...............

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Jallikattu: SC declines to pass order before Saturday

The Supreme Court on Thursday turned down a plea seeking its intervention to pass judgment on bull taming sport Jallikattu before Saturday...........

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Trump nominee for Attorney General promises curbs on H1B visas

US President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for the post of Attorney General has assured lawmakers of taking steps towards pushing ............

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Amazon removes offensive Indian flag doormats from its site

After strong protest by India over Amazon selling doormats depicting Indian flag, the e-retail giant today removed the offensive ............

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2nd Scorpene class submarine Khanderi launched

Khanderi, the second Scorpene class submarine that has superior stealth and the ability to launch a crippling attack with torpedoes as ...........

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Jet Airways to introduce direct daily flight to New Delhi from Mangaluru from Jan 16

Mangaluru: Jet Airways, India’s premier full service, international airline will introduce a new daily

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Modi writes to Ghani; condemns attacks in Kabul

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wrote to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

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SAC inaugurates much awaited Olympic standard swimming pool

Mangaluru: The much awaited Olympic standard swimming pool was inaugurated on Monday December 19

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Hotel Durga International dispute:  Manager, office in-charge allege threat

Udupi: In the latest development in the dispute surrounding Hotel Durga International hotel,

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Yettinahole project| CM to convene meet with stake holders on Dec 26: Ramanath Rai

Bantwal: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will be holding a meeting to discuss

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Shree Devi Institute of Technology organises NAAC Orientation Programme

Mangaluru: Shree Devi Education Trust organized NAAC orientation programme

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Konkan Railway to run Mangaluru-Mumbai special train to clear festive passenger rush

Mangaluru: Konkan Railway in association with Western Railway has decided to run special

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SpiceJet to resume Mangaluru-Hyderabad flight from Dec 24

Mangaluru/Hyderabad: SpiceJet is all set to resume the daily flight service between Mangaluru and Hyderabad from December 24.

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One arrested for vandalizing St Anthony’s statue in Shirva

Udupi: The police on Monday managed to arrest a man for allegedly vandalizing

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Cruise vessels call on New Mangalore Port

 

Cruise vessels, mv Norwegina Star and mv Nautica, berthed at the New Mangalore Port on Wednesday.

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Sadananda Gowda’s brother dies; hospital authorities refuse to accept old notes

Mangaluru: Union Minister D V Sadananda Gowda too had to face the hardships

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Leopard gets caught in trap for wild boar; released in Bisle Reserve forest

Puttur: In an incident reported, a leopard got caught in a trap laid for wild

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Court issues injunction order on administration of Hotel Durga International

Mangaluru/Udupi: Advocate M Chidananda Kedilaya, appearing on behalf of Rajeshwari

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Mahadayi row: Karnataka trying for out of court settlement - CM Siddaramaiah

Belagavi: The Mahadayi issue is pending before the tribunal but Karnataka

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Mangalureans await as MCC‘s waste segregation drive is yet to pick up

Mangaluru: Though the Mangaluru City Corporation launched the collection of waste as dry

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IT Department raids Janardhana Reddy’s offices in Bellary

Bellary: Officials from the Income Tax (IT) Department raided offices of Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC)

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Man shoots woman in Kasargod; ends life in Mysuru

Kasargod: In a shocking incident, a man allegedly committed suicide

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Prohibitory orders in Mangaluru city limits extended till Nov 23

Mangaluru: The Mangaluru City police have decided to extend the prohibitory

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Alva’s Nudisiri- 2016 earmarked Kannada festivity at its best

Moodbidiri: The 13th edition of Alva’s Nudisiri, an annual literary and cultural meet

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Case of negligence booked as girl suffers injuries after falling into manhole

Mangaluru: A young girl suffered injuries after she fell into an open

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More hails Dhoni’s decision to step down

Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Kiran More believes it is important to have one leader in all three formats and has ............

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Hyderabad seal last semifinal spot

Olympic gold medallist Carolina Marin overcame a stiff challenge from Nichaon Jindapon as Hyderabad Hunters beat Delhi Acers 5-2 to take the last semifinal place in the Premier ..............

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Three Chinese weightlifters stripped of 2008 Olympic gold

Three Chinese women’s weightlifting gold medallists at the 2008 Beijing Olympics were disqualified for doping following a reanalysis of their ............

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Dhoni still holds the key in terms of communication: Ashwin

India’s premier spinner R Ashwin says Mahendra Singh Dhoni still holds the key for Indian cricket team in terms of communication and he is looking ..........

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Messi statue vandalised

A statue of Lionel Messi in Argentina’s capital has been broken in half, with the player’s upper body, arms and head removed...............

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Archana bags two titles at National meet

Archana Kamath, representing the Airport Authority of India (AAI), continued her fine form on the national stage to clinch two titles at the 78th Junior and Youth National ............

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Gujarat stay in front

You don’t expect to receive too many chances from a team like Mumbai in a game as important as the Ranji Trophy final. But if opportunities do ............

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Surreal to lead India in all the formats: Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said captaining in all three formats of the game is quite “surreal” and he never thought that such a day would come in his life...........

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Haryana maintain unbeaten run

Haryana Hammers maintained their unbeaten streak in the Pro Wrestling League 2 with 5-2 win over Delhi Sultans here on ............

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11-point format may put an end to rallies in the game, feels Saina

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal seemed to be back at her best on Monday night as she rallied to beat Cheung Ngan Yi during a Premier ...........

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Marin eyes bigger goals

Spain, a country obsessed with soccer and tennis, is still coming to terms with the achievements ........

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Law panel seeks views on BCCI transparency, betting

The Law Commission on Monday began examining whether the Board of Cricket Control in India could be brought under the Right to Information Act.........

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Pakistan sets sights on direct qualification for 2019 World Cup

Languishing at the bottom of ODI team ranking, Pakistan has set sight on direct qualification for the ICC Cricket World Cup when it takes on ......

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BAI set to rope in foreign coaches

After the massive success of Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal on the international stage, the profile of badminton has risen .............

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Awadhe ride on Saina’s brilliance

Saina Nehwal showed the champion material she is made of as she made a brilliant comeback from a game down to hand Awadhe Warriors a ...........

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Parthiv set for the big test

It has been a good couple of months for Parthiv Patel. The wicketkeeper-batsman was recalled .......

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Giants Mumbai look to assert supremacy

The journeys of Gujarat and Mumbai to the title round of this season’s Ranji Trophy couldn’t have been more similar. They have endured ups ........

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Medal ceremony strikes a sorry note

Karnataka maintained their stranglehold over the South Zone Aquatic Championships that concluded in Belagavi on Sunday but a discordant ..........

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’India very good at home’

England’s limited overs captain Eoin Morgan sees the upcoming three-match ODI series against .............

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Dhoni to lead for final time

His stellar reign as India’s national skipper is over but Mahendra Singh Dhoni will have captain wr­i­tten against his name one more time .............

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The year of personal genomics

This may have been the year personal genomics came of age in India. While tests to check for mutations that make ...............

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Just 15 minutes of TV may kill creativity in kids: study

London: Children who spend just 15 minutes or more a day watching television may become less creative as compared to...

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Loneliness may be in your genes: study

Feeling lonely? Blame it on your genes, say scientists who have found that loneliness - a trait linked to poor health and early death - is partially heritable...

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Children as young as five may be at suicide risk: study

Children as young as five may have the tendency to commit suicide, say researchers who found characteristics and...

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Having a visible tattoo may land you a job!

London: Having a visible tattoo can be an advantage for job seekers in some kinds of employment such as bartending as...

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Blind people use brain’s vision centre to solve math

People born without sight appear to solve math problems using visual areas of the brain, researchers including one of...

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Superbugs hinder treatment of kidney infections

Scientists have found that superbugs - antibiotic-resistant bacteria - can make it more difficult to treat

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New single-dose treatment shows promise in anti-malaria battle

Scientists have discovered a series of a novel compound (bicyclic azetidine series) that shows great promise in the battle against malaria....

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Heart diseases catching up more with youngsters in Himachal

A well-known heart specialist Dr. T.S. Mahant has expressed concern and warned ..........

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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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Expect US policies to be friendly for biz, innovation: Sikka

Stating that any "discernible pattern" of clients worrying about adverse visa policies is yet to be seen, Infosys ............

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SpiceJet strikes Rs 1.5 L cr deal with Boeing for 205 planes

In one of the biggest deals in the Indian aviation sector, SpiceJet will purchase up to 205 new aircraft from Boeing ............

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Infosys appoints Ravikumar S as Deputy COO

Country’s second biggest IT firm Infosys has elevated its President and Chief Delivery Officer ............

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IIP clocks 13-mth high growth of 5.7% in Nov despite note ban

Industrial production grew at a 13-month high of 5.7 per cent in November notwithstanding the demonetisation that was implemented, while retail inflation remained subdued at multi-year low of 3.41 per cent in December, government .............

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TCS Q3 net profit up 11% to Rs 6,778 cr

 

India’s biggest software services firm TCS today reported 10.9 per cent jump in profit to Rs 6,778 crore for the third quarter of the ...............

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Infy clocks net of Rs 3,708 crore for Q3, changes guidance

Bengaluru-based, IT giant Infosys has clocked net profit of Rs 3,708 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2016, up 7% as compared .............

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Sensex extends rally, up 107 pts on positive macro data

The benchmark Sensex zoomed about 107 points to 27,354.08 in early trade today, continuing ........

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Will look to bind Tata group, says Chairman-designate Chandra

Natarajan Chandrasekaran, the Chairman-designate of Tata Sons, tonight said he will reach out to everyone as he will look to bind the USD 103-billion group, create shareholder value and run ...........

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GoAir firms up order for 72 A320neo planes

No-frills carrier GoAir on Wednesday said it has confirmed a contract for buying Airbus’ 72 A320neo aircraft, taking the total firm order for the type to 144............

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12th Plan appraisal optimistic over 7% growth in FY17

The 12th Five-Year Plan appraisal document, prepared by Niti Aayog has made a strong case for clear tax policies and focus on manufacturing, even .........

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WB cuts GDP forecast to 7%

 

The World Bank on Wednesday revised India’s GDP growth rate projection for 2016-17 from 7.6% to 7%, but at the same time struck an optimistic .........

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Market rally continues; Nifty tops 8,400

NSE Nifty breached the crucial 8,400-mark and BSE Sensex gained 113 points in early trade today on sustained buying by domestic investors .............

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Sensex regains 27,000-mark, Nifty tops 8,300

Sensex surged over 151 points to breach the 27,000-level and Nifty hit the crucial 8,300-mark in opening trade today following widespread .........

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2017 will be a defining year for Flipkart: Sachin Bansal

2017 will be a defining year for Flipkart as the company is looking to take "decisive lead" in the Indian market, its co-founder Sachin ..........

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Hopeful of resolving issues to roll out GST from Apr 1: FM

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today reiterated that the Centre is still aiming to roll out the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime from April 1 if all pending issues are sorted out..........

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Post demonetisation, WB drops India’s growth rate to 7 per cent

The World Bank today decelerated India’s growth for 2016-17 fiscal to a "still robust" 7 per cent from its previous estimate of 7.6 due to .............

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Sensex opens in green on value-buying, climbs 139 points

The benchmark BSE Sensex gained over 139 points in early trade today, snapping its two-day falling streak, supported by value-buying .............

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HDFC Bank to unveil robotic assistant

HDFC Bank is planning to introduce Intelligent Robotic Assistant (IRA), a humanoid, at one of its branches to provide service assistance. “In the initial phase, it will be ..............

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’Jaipur next startup hub after B’luru’

Jaipur is fast-becoming the next destination for startups in India, after Bengaluru..............

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All deposited money not white, says Jailtey

Amid criticism that the drive to unearth black money has met with limited success, Finance ..........

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Shah Rukh tight-lipped on working with Salman in ’Tubelight’

Amid reports of Shah Rukh Khan’s cameo in Salman Khan-starrer "Tubelight", the "Raees" actor says even .....

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So honored to be here in India for the first time: Vin Diesel

Hollywood star Vin Diesel, who is in India today to promote his forthcoming film "xXx: Return of Xander .......

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Action scenes in ’xXx’ were challenging: Deepika

Deepika Padukone will be seen doing some high-octane stunts in her Hollywood debut "xXx: Return of Xander Cage" .........

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Karan Johar says friendship with Kajol ended over a tweet

Karan Johar says his 25-year-long friendship with Kajol ended over her one word tweet supporting .......

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’Raees’ distributor gets threat over film’s release

Film distributor Akshaye Rathi has claimed that he has received threats from Shiva Sena’s Chhattisgarh unit against releasing Shah Rukh Khan’s ...........

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Indian-American Aziz Ansari to be SNL’s first South Asian host

Well-known Indian-American comedian and television star Aziz Ansari will host NBC’s television sketch comedy and variety show "Saturday Night Live" on January 21, making history as its first host of South Asian descent.............

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Hope Mani Ratnam praises my work in ’Ok Jaanu’: Aditya

Actor Aditya Roy Kapur, who will be seen in the Hindi remake of Mani Ratnam’s "Ok Jaanu", says he is looking forward to hear praises from the ace filmmaker..........

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Shah Rukh’s ’Raees’ to feature a special garba song

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan will be seen showing off his ’garba’ moves in his upcoming film "Raees"......

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Deepika to promote xXx : Return of Xander Cage in London

Actress Deepika Padukone is leaving no stone unturned to promote her Hollywood debut "xXx : Return of Xander Cage"...............

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Sunny Pawar the ’Little Prince’ of Golden Globes

"Lion" child star Sunny Pawar gave the 74th Annual Golden Globe awards its cutest moment when he appeared on stage with co-star Dev ...............

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Aamir Khan’s ’Dangal’ becomes highest grosser ever

Superstar Aamir Khan’s latest release has managed to break all the box office records to become the highest grosser of Indian cinema...............

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Dance drama film will be tough for both Salman and me: Remo

Choreographer-turned-director Remo D’Souza, who will be teaming up with Salman Khan for a .........

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Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri dies of heart attack

Veteran actor Om Puri, who gave countless memorable performances in movies of diverse genres, died at his residence here ................

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Bollywood mourns veteran actor Om Puri’s sudden demise

Bollywood celebrities including Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Karan Johar and Javed Akhtar......

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’Raees’, ’Kaabil’ can clash, but friendship shouldn’t: Hrithik

"Kaabil" and "Raees" may be ready for a showdown at the box office but actor Hrithik Roshan ........

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Doing Judwaa 2 to add fun, glamour to my career: Taapsee Pannu

 

She has powered through Bollywood playing the strong, hard-hitting woman in two back-to-back ..............

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Mirren threatened to beat Diesel for ’Fast &Furious’ role

Action star Vin Diesel says veteran actress Helen Mirren threatened to beat him up if he .............

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Shah Rukh to promote ’Raees’ on Salman Khan’s ’Bigg Boss’

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is set to promote his upcoming film "Raees" on reality TV show ........

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When Burman composed ’Ek Ladki Ko Dekha’ in front of Bhansali

Among his several memorable tracks, RD Burman’s "Ek Ladki Ko Dekha" still rings fresh and .............

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’Sarvann’ to feature Priyanka Chopra’s father’s song

Actress Priyanka Chopra’s upcoming home production film "Sarvann" will feature Guru Gobind ...........

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