Archive for January 16th, 2018

‘Padmaavat’ makers state disclaimers loud and clear via ad

Mumbai, Jan 16 The makers of “Padmaavat”, through front page advertisements in newspapers on Monday, listed disclaimers clarifying that it never had a dream sequence featuring Alauddin Khilji and Rani Padmavati, and that it is a movie every Indian will be proud of.

The ad comes a day after the…

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‘Tumhari Sulu’ actors reunite for short film

Mumbai, Jan 16  Actors Abhishek Sharma, Trupti Khamkar and Ajoy Chakraborty, who featured in “Tumhari Sulu”, will reunite for a short film titled “My Mother’s Wedding”.

The movie is directed by Sanil Gosavi, read a statement.

“The short film has some amazing talents such as the beautiful Delnaaz Irani…

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Don’t wish to work in TV shows, says Shilpa Shinde

Mumbai, Jan 16  Popular television actress Shilpa Shinde, winner of “Bigg Boss Season 11”, says that after the “bad experience” she had with “Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hain”, she does not want to act in television serials any more.

Often, winning the reality television show has translated to plum offers…

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Easing inflation, Q3 earnings optimism lift Nifty50 to 10,700-mark

Mumbai, Jan16 Domestic macro-economic data indicating easing inflation, coupled with an optimism surrounding quarterly corporate earnings, pushed the key Indian equity indices to record high levels, with the NSE Nifty50 index crossing the 10,700-mark for the first time.

The Sensex and the Nifty50 touched fresh closing as…

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India gives Asian Financial Forum a miss, for Davos

Hong Kong, Jan 16India is missing at the Asian Financial Forum (AFF) event here, ostensibly because its ministers and officials have opted for the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos in Switzerland later this month, an official said.

“Indian ministers and officials declined our invite citing lack of time as…

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BlackBerry ‘Jarvis’ to secure self-driving cars

Detroit, Jan 16  Software major BlackBerry has unveiled a new cyber security tool called “BlackBerry Jarvis” for automakers that will scan in real-time all software components in an autonomous vehicle to predict and fix vulnerabilities.

Jarvis aims to help automakers with safety backups as they develop software required for…

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Explain battery slow-down, Shanghai consumer council asks Apple

Beijing, Jan 16  The Shanghai Consumer Council has sent an inquiry letter to Apple over the slow-down of older iPhones after an iOS update, demanding a reply before Friday.

The council demanded the cause of the performance and remedy measures as well as complete information regarding the interests of…

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Modi to inaugurate project commencement of Barmer refinery

New Delhi, Jan 16  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the commencement of the work of an oil refinery in Rajasthan’s Barmer district on Tuesday and also address a public rally there.

“Looking forward to visiting Rajasthan. Will attend a programme to mark the commencement of work for the…

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Togadia’missing’: Special team to look for him

Ahmedabad, Jan 16  The Ahmedabad Crime Branch on Monday said it had constituted a special team to look for Acting President of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad Pravin Togadia who went missing amid allegations that the Rajasthan Police took away the Hindu leader.
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the umbrella body…

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Sunny Tuesday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 16  It was a sunny Tuesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 9.1 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average, the Met Office said.

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

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