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Govt. may ban Naik’s NGOs under UAPA

Even as the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) struggles to find loopholes in the foreign ........

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IIT a no go, but ‘unschooled’ 17–year–old makes it to MIT

Seventeen-year-old Malvika Raj Joshi doesn’t have a class X or XII certificate but .........

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Modi lauds ‘Gujarat model’ of politics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi opened the first phase of an ambitious pipeline project ..............

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Hillary aide Huma Abedin is Trump’s latest target

Huma Abedin has shared the spotlight with her boss Hillary Clinton for two decades ...............

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10 killed as Shabab targets high-profile hotel

At least 10 people, including soldiers and civilians, were killed in Somalia’s capital ............

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IS group says spokesman killed in Syria

The Islamic State group’s spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint .........

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Trump chips away at Hillary’s lead as poll tightens

The US presidential election slated to be held in November appears to have tightened ...........

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’Indo-US logistic pact is not agreement to set up bases’

The defence pact signed by India and the US facilitating logistical support between ...........

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’Indo-US logistic pact is not agreement to set up bases’

The defence pact signed by India and the US facilitating logistical support between ...........

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India, US sign logistic exchange pact boosting defence ties

India and the US today signed an important agreement that will make the two nations ............

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Chinese official media attacks PM Modi for Balochistan remarks

A state-run Chinese daily today cried foul over India’s move to extend enhanced compensation ..........

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Several dead, wounded in blast at Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

A car exploded near the Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday, killing its driver ........

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Bolt won gold after eating beef, tweets BJP MP

BJP MP Udit Raj on Monday created a flutter after he tweeted that Jamaican sprinter ...........

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SC notice to banks on Mallya’s plea

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the SBI-led consortium of banks to reply to beleaguered .......

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After 51 days, curfew lifted in Kashmir Valley

After 51 days, curfew was on Monday lifted from most parts of the Kashmir Valley ...........

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Traffic woes for Kerry, stuck in jam due to waterlogging

Visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry and his convoy were stuck in massive traffic ............

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China reshuffles party posts ahead of Congress

A meeting of the top functionaries of the Communist Party of China (CPC) at the seaside ...........

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Dilma Rousseff proclaims innocence at impeachment trial

Brazil’s suspended president proclaimed her innocence, branding her vice president ............

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India, US sign military logistics pact

India and the U.S on Monday signed the bilateral Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement .........

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India, Myanmar to build bridges, sign pact for 69

Expressing solidarity with the new government of Myanmar, India on Monday said it ...........

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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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Girls shine at Khel Ratna awards

The National Sports Awards ceremony on Monday was dominated by women who could proudly ............

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Nadal, Kerber breeze at US Open, Muguruza survives

Rafael Nadal and Angelique Kerber shrugged off sweltering temperatures to reach the ..........

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Yogeshwar’s London Games bronze may be upgraded to silver

Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt’s bronze medal from the London Olympics may be upgraded .........

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Duleep Trophy: India Blue makes a steady start

Gautam Gambhir’s concerted effort to dig himself in and study the playing conditions ...........

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Saketh Myneni puts a tough fight but knocked out of US Open

Indian qualifier Saketh Myneni gave a mighty scare to the world number 49 Jiri Veseley ..........

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Leg injury forces Myneni out of US Open after gallant fight

Indian qualifier Saketh Myneni gave a mighty scare to the world number 49 Jiri Veseley ...........

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Sania wins Connecticut Open doubles title ahead of US Open

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza received a confidence booster ahead of the US Open Grand .............

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’Dhyan Chand should have got Bharat Ratna ahead of Sachin’

Former greats today revived the longstanding demand for Bharat Ratna to late hockey .........

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Rosberg wins an eventful Belgian GP

Nico Rosberg won an incident-packed Belgian Grand Prix featuring a chaotic start .........

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Australia score nervy win

Half-centurion George Bailey starred in Australia’s tense run chase as the visitors ...........

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PM Modi hosts national sports awardees

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the National Sports awardees, including .........

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Sindhu, Sakshi get cars

Heaping high praise on PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik for winning medals at the Rio Games .........

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Clinical Dewan signs off with a gold in Puissance

A thoroughly professional performance from Lt Col Sandeep Dewan gave him a well-deserved .......

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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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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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Market rally continues, Nifty breaches 8,800-mark

August 31: All the sectoral indices, led by realty, banking and healthcare were trading in the positive zone.

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Economy to grow at 7.6%, says RBI

An optimistic Reserve Bank of India on Monday said the country’s economy is likely ..............

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Sensex regains 28K level, climbs 177 pts in early trade

Market benchmark Sensex extended gains for the second straight session to reclaim ...........

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Apple expected to unveil iPhone model on September 7

Apple on Monday sent out invitations to a “special event” on September 7 in San Francisco ........

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Sweet surrender likely with sugar prices on the rise

The effects of drought in parts of the country over the past two years are set to ................

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Jeep officially makes an entry to India

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India on Tuesday brought the Jeep brand in the India .............

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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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Bollywood tries to kill art: Victor Banerjee

Veteran actor Victor Banerjee, who has acted in several Hindi films, believes Bollywood ............

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Ranbir, Katrina became more professional after split: Anurag

Actors Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif made sure their break-up did not affect the ................

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Censor Board suggests cuts in ’Baar Baar Dekho’

The censor board is back in news for suggesting three cuts in the upcoming Katrina ..............

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Failure more special than success: Emraan Hashmi

Emraan Hashmi has had a string of box office flops lately, but the actor says he values ........

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We should be proud of our athletes: Big B

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says we all should be proud of our athletes as they bring greatest ...........

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Being straightforward backfires: Ileana D’Cruz

Actor Ileana D’Cruz says being straightforward has always landed her in trouble...........

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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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