Archive for November, 2017

Royal Fables’ Palace Karkhana brings royalty under one roof

New Delhi, Nov 25: Royal Fables’ Palace Karkhana, a brand that promotes the hand-crafted tale of Princely India, came up with winter edit theme that had some of the known royalties of India showcasing their creativity under one roof.

Some royals like Kanwarani Archana Singh of Bandour, and Kanwarni…

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NPPA issues notice to Fortis Gurugram, seeks copies of bill, invoices

New Delhi, Nov 25 : The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) on Friday issued notice to Gurugram’s Fortis Memorial Hospital following allegations of it over-charging parents of a seven-year-old girl, who died at the hospital despite receiving dengue treatment for over two weeks in September.

The price…

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Sonali Kulkarni reminisces ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ days in Goa

Panaji (Goa) [India], Nov 25(ANI): ‘Dil Chahta Hai’, which is one of the landmark Bollywood films, starring actors Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta and Sonali Kulkarni managed to charm the people with its slice-of-life honesty back in 2001.

Even after 16 years of…

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Death toll rises to four in Bhiwandi building collapse

Thane (Maharashtra)  Nov 25 (ANI): The death toll in Bhiwandi building collapse in Maharashtra rose to four from one on Saturday.

A three-storey residential building collapsed on Friday morning in Bhiwandi in Thane district.

Many people were injured, while several others feared to be trapped inside the debris.


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Legend of Padmawati may not be true but controversy is

Centuries ago, a Rajput queen is said to have jumped into a raging fire to save her honour from a lustful sultan. Now a film has been made on the queen which is said to depict a  love affair between her and that very sultan. The jury is still out…

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Misty Saturday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 25 :  It was a misty Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 8.6 degrees Celsius, three notches below the normal, the Met Office said.

“The sky will be clear throughout the day with mist in the morning,” an India Meteorological Department…

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Fare hike costs Delhi Metro three lakh commuters a day

New Delhi, Nov 25 (PTI) Delhi Metro lost over three lakh commuters a day after a steep fare hike came into effect on October 10, an RTI query has revealed

The metro’s daily average ridership came down to 24.2 lakh in October from 27.4 lakh in September…

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Rahul to lead Congress from front in 2019 poll

The Crown Prince of the Congress, Rahul Gandhi, has reached the last lap of becoming the party president as early as December 5 uncontested, a day after he presents his nomination papers to the party’s election office. His leadership has been endorsed by all State units of the Congress…

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Gurugram to host 2-day South Korean culture and tourism festival

Gurugram, Nov 24 Aiming to popularise South Korea as a favourite travel destination for Indians, the Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO) will organise an art and culture festival here.

The two-day “Korea Festival 2017” showcasing the country’s famous tourist destinations, delicacies, art, culture and heritage, will be held on…

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‘Courting Politics’ a much-needed ode to 9 lawyer-politicians

New Delhi, Nov 24  One is described as calm as a millpond, another as an “incredible flirt” who terms himself a “sinner with a clean conscience”; then there is a “details lawyer” and another who is “arrogant about his gumption”. What binds these four individuals, and five others, together is…

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