Archive for May 18th, 2019

Sumona slams people for putting down TV actors

Mumbai May 18:  Television actress Sumona Chakravarti has expressed her disappointment over people not taking small screen actors seriously and comparing them to film stars.

Sumona, who is known for shows like “Bade Achhe Lagte Hain”, “The Kapil Sharma Show” and “Jamai Raja” on Saturday posted a lengthy note on…

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TDP chief Naidu meets Rahul; discusses firming up anti-BJP front

New Delhi May 18 PTI:  TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu Saturday met Congress president Rahul Gandhi and discussed firming up an anti-BJP front to keep the saffron party out of power after poll results are declared.

Before meeting the Congress chief, Naidu, who is spearheading an effort to cobble up…

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I will be assassinated by BJP like Indira Gandhi: Kejriwal

New Delhi, May 18 (PTI) Alleging that the BJP was after his life, Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal Saturday claimed that he will be assassinated like former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by his personal security officer.

“The BJP would get me murdered by my own…

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Brain stimulation may help treat Alzheimer’s disease: Study

Washington  May 18:  Magnetic stimulation of the brain improves working memory, according to a study that may lead to a new therapy for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

The study, published in the journal PLoS One, found that healthy younger and older adults who…

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‘Leila’ trailer intrigues with Huma’s motherly act

Mumbai May 18:  The trailer of Huma Qureshi’s Netflix show “Leila”, which was dropped online on Friday, showcases the search of a mother for her missing daughter in an imagined world, where there is discrimination.

Pegged as “India’s first dystopian story”, “Leila” is set in the imagined world…

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‘De De Pyaar De’: An upbeat and contemporary take on romance

Film: “De De Pyaar De”; Director: Akiv Ali; Cast: Ajay Devgn, Tabu, Rakul Preet Singh, Jimmy Shergill, Kumud Mishra, Alok Nath, Javed Jaffrey, Sunny Singh, Rating ***

‘De De Pyaar De’ is a light-hearted rom-com that addresses the real and plausible, issue of an older man falling in love…

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Etihad nominee on Jet board Robin Kamark quits

Mumbai May 18 PTI:  Grounded carrier Jet Airways Friday said Etihad nominee director on the airline’s board, Robin Kamark, has quit the company with effect from May 16.

After Kamark’s exit, only Ashok Chawla and Sharad Sharma remain on Jet Airways board, which ceased operations around mid-April…

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No Bar On Candidates Charged With Murder, Rape in Election: Foreign Media

Almost one in every five candidates contesting in India’s election is accused of committing a heinous crime, according to independent analysis.

About 19 per cent of those standing in the election face charges including rape, murder and kidnapping, New-Delhi based Association of Democratic Reforms said on Monday, citing…

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Brexit talks collapse as UK Opposition blames ‘weak’ Theresa May

London, May 18 (PTI) A day after British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to set a June timeline for her exit from Downing Street, the Opposition Labour Party ended the cross-party Brexit talks on Friday without arriving at any agreement.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn wrote to May to…

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