Archive for April 18th, 2019

Women-led films not a recent phenomena: Shweta Basu

Mumbai Apr 18: Actress Shweta Basu Prasad, who has featured in “The Tashkent Files”, says the celebration of women-centric films is not a new phenomena as Indian cinema is known for presenting women in a progressive manner from the 1940s era.

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Aditya Roy Kapur on completing ten years: I’m an accidental actor

Mumbai Apr 18:  Aditya Roy Kapur is remarkably self aware. In a family of artistes, he says he was the least artistically inclined; but for someone who was averse to acting in Hindi cinema, he has gradually fallen in love with the profession.

“As I look back, I think I…

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Jet Airways shares tumble 10 pc

New Delhi Apr 18 PTI :  Shares of Jet Airways plunged 10 per cent in opening trade Thursday, a day after the ailing airline shuttered its operations temporarily.

On the BSE, the scrip hit the lower circuit of Rs 217.70, a fall of 10 per cent compared to the previous…

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BJP attacks Tejashwi over his tweets against Modi

New Delhi, Apr 18 (PTI) The BJP Thursday accused RJD leadership of promoting dynasty and using politics for personal “enjoyment”, as it hit out at Tejashwi Yadav after he questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s OBC credentials.BJP general secretary Bhupendra Yadav accused Tejashwi Yadav, son of Rashtriya Janata Dal…

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Officer checks PM’s chopper, suspended

Bhubaneswar Apr 18:  The Election Commission Wednesday suspended an officer posted as general observer in Odisha for allegedly checking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s helicopter in Sambalpur in violation of norms.

Mohammed Mohsin, a 1996-batch Karnataka cadre IAS officer, has not acted in conformity with the EC’s instructions…

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EC ignoring code violation by BJP: Mayawati

Lucknow  Apr 18:  Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati has alleged that the Election Commission was turning a blind eye to “blatant violation of the model code of conduct” by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

In a statement, Mayawati said that Adityanath was visiting temples and eating food in…

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LS polls: 47 pc polling till 1 pm in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Apr 18 (PTI) Over 47 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 1 pm in Chhattisgarh’s three Lok Sabha seats on Thursday as people braved the scorching summer heat to come out and exercise their franchise, an official said.

Voting in the second phase of polling in the…

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Every 3rd 40-plus Indian suffers from lack of sex drive

New Delhi Apr 18:  Every third person above 40 years in India suffers from lack of libido due to testosterone deficiency syndrome (TDS), finds a study.

The study, conducted on 745 patients by a team of researchers from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, showed most commonly reported symptom by these patients…

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Rankings won’t mean anything at World Cup: Steyn

Kolkata, Apr 18 (PTI) The top ranked England and India may be seen as favourites going into the World Cup, but South Africa’s veteran pacer Dale Steyn said rankings would be of little significance during the showpiece event, starting May 30.

“I think you really need to take rankings…

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