Archive for November 6th, 2017

Palak finds it funny to play Avika’s younger sister

New Delhi, Nov 6 : Actress Palak Jain, 24, says it is funny to play Avika Gor’s little sister in “Laado – Veerpur Ki Mardaani” as the “Balika Vadhu” star is younger to her in real life.

The Colors show will feature Avika as Anushka, who is the elder sister of…

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Independent films need viable business : Konkona

Dharamsala, Nov 6 (PTI) Actor-turned-director Konkona Sensharma said though she feels at home in the space of independent cinema, it is difficult for her style of filmmaking to succeed without alternative marketing strategy.

The 37-year-old filmmaker, who presented her directorial debut “A Death in the Gunj…

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SC seeks Aviation Ministry’s response on transgender’s job plea

New Delhi, Nov 6 : The Supreme Court on Monday sought the response of the Civil Aviation Ministry on a petition by a transgender person challenging a medical board’s rejection of her job application as a cabin crew in Air India.

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A…

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Mayawati accuses BJP of criminal negligence in NTPC blast

Lucknow, Nov 6 :  BSP supremo Mayawati on Monday accused the BJP governments at the Centre and in Uttar Pradesh of “criminal negligence” and blamed them for the NTPC tragedy in Rae Bareli in which 37 persons died.

In a statement issued by the Bahujan Samaj Party, the former Chief Minister…

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Nitish defends reservation in outsourced services

Patna, Nov 6 (PTI) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today defended his government’s decision to introduce reservation in outsourced services and said those criticising it has “very little understanding” of the issue.

He asserted that the provision, which some ruling alliance leaders have also found fault with, was brought in…

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Indian women lift Asia Cup, qualify for 2018 World Cup

Kakamigahara (Japan), Nov 6 (PTI) Goalkeeper Savita produced a stunning save in a tense shootout as India won the Asia Cup to secure qualification in next year’s hockey World Cup following a nerve-wracking win over China in the final here today.

The team broke a 13-year-old…

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Russia-funded firms invested heavily in Twitter, Facebook: ICIJ

Washington, Nov 6 :  As the US Congress investigates Russia’s interference in the 2016 US election by using social media giants, a new trove of confidential documents has revealed that Facebook and Twitter received major investments from firms with ties to Kremlin-owned corporations.

The documents called “Paradise Papers”, were…

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Took a lot of time to sign `Padmavati`, reveals Ranveer Singh

New Delhi  Nov 6 (ANI): Bollywood star Ranveer Singh, who is ‘s**t scared’ for his upcoming film ‘Padmavati’, reveals he took a lot of time to say ‘yes’ to the role of the menacing antagonist, Alauddin Khilji.

“I’m s**t scared. I’m playing an anti-hero. Only…

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Dineshwar Sharma arrives on five-day J&K visit today

Srinagar, Nov 6 :  Dineshwar Sharma, the Centres special representative for Kashmir, will arrive here on Monday on a five-day visit to start the multi-layered dialogue process.
Official sources said the new interlocutor will stay in the Valley for three days while spend two days in the Jammu region…

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