Archive for January 9th, 2018

N. Korea to send Olympic team to South after high-level talks

Seoul, Jan 9 (IANS) North Korea will send a delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games taking place in South Korea in February, the two sides announced as they held long-anticipated high-level talks on Tuesday.

Held at the truce village of Panmunjom, a heavily fortified border area in…

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Honor’s new phone to have glass body, four cameras

New Delhi, Jan 9 :   Huawei’s sub-brand Honor on Tuesday said the company is set to launch a smartphone with glass body and four-camera system in India later this month.
The upcoming device will come with a mirror-effect glass back, similar to flagship smartphones like Honor 9…

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Richa wants to see more of Shefali Shah on-screen

Mumbai, Jan 9 :  Actress Richa Chadha, who has praised Neeraj Ghaywan’s “Juice”, says she wants to see more of the short film’s lead actress Shefali Shah on-screen.

“Juice” was named the Best Film at the Filmfare Short Films Awards 2018, and Shefali bagged the Best Actor (Female…

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Aamir Khan gives ‘mahurat’ clap for ‘Total Dhamaal’

Mumbai, Jan 9 :   Superstar Aamir Khan gave the mahurat clap for the upcoming film “Total Dhamaal” here on Tuesday.

The film is being directed by Indra Kumar.

However, he played assistant to actor Anil Kapoor in directing the ‘mahurat’ shot, for which actress Madhuri Dixit switched on the camera. The…

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I have achieved everything; it’s tough to set new goals: Paes

New Delhi, Jan 9 (PTI) At 44, with 18 Grand Slam titles and an Olympic medal in his cupboard, Leander Paes is finding it “tough to set new goals” but still spent his off-season getting stronger to remain relevant in modern day tennis, which is being dominated by brute…

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Vikas Gupta fears losing ‘Bigg Boss’ to Shilpa, Hina

Lonavla (Maharashtra), Jan 9 :  As “Bigg Boss 11” is heading towards the finale, Vikas Gupta, a TV producer who is among the top five participants, fears losing in the television reality show after experiencing the public support that actresses and co-contestants Shilpa Shinde and Hina Khan received at a…

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RInfra moves MERC to approve Adani sale deal

Mumbai, Jan 9 :   Reliance Infrastructure Ltd on Tuesday said it has moved an application before Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) seeking approval to assign its transmission and distribution licences and transfer the integrated Mumbai power business to Adani Transmission Ltd.
The clearance has been sought by RInfra to assign its…

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Delhi cabinet approves tender for 1,000 cluster buses

New Delhi, Jan 9 :  The Delhi cabinet on Tuesday approved a tender for purchase of 1,000 non-AC, standard floor cluster buses to serve the city’s outlying areas, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

Addressing media after the meet, Sisodia said that the buses would cater mainly to outer…

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World looks at reformed India with renewed focus: Modi

New Delhi, Jan 9 :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the world was looking at a reformed India with a renewed focus with global financial agencies and rating agencies viewing the country in a “very positive manner”.

Addressing a day-long conference of PIO Parliamentarians — Indian-origin lawmakers from…

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SC overturns order, national anthem not must in cinema halls

New Delhi, Jan 9 :   Overturning its earlier order, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that playing the national anthem before screening movies in cinema halls was no longer mandatory.
The ruling by a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra followed an order of November 2016 when an apex court…

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