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Missed Hindi TV, was waiting for good comeback: Sudha Chandran

 New Delhi, Oct 29 ,She raised the bar of the small screen vamp as Ramola Sikand in “Kaahin Kissii Roz”. Now, Sudha Chandran has opted for a mystical route to come out of her hibernation mode with “Naagin”.

The veteran actress-danseuse says her quest for a platform for a…

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NDA will win in Bihar on Modi’s popularity: Jaitley

Patna, Oct 29 , The BJP-led NDA will form the next government with two-thirds majority in Bihar due to the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday.

“Modi’s popularity remains intact and people still have faith in him as reflected in…

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The India Story to showcase art, design mix

Kolkata, Oct 29 Around 100 artists from India will showcase the best of art and design practices at The India Story exhibition here beginning on October 29, organisers said on Monday.

From displaying the merger of French aesthetics with Indian craftsmanship, the revival of dying weaving styles from Varanasi to…

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My son is my lucky charm: Arjun Bijlani

New Delhi, Oct 29 , He is embracing fatherhood in every way — from sharing responsibilities with his wife to changing diapers for his son. Television actor Arjun Bijlani, who considers his baby his ‘lucky charm’, says becoming a parent has not only ushered in a change in his personal life, but…

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Italian PM lauds return of consumer confidence

Rome, Oct 29 ,AKI) Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi hailed official data that showed business confidence at its highest level since 2007 and consumer confidence at a 13-year high.

“For the first time in many years there is a profound change in the climate in Italy,” Renzi said on…

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Top militant commander gunned down in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 29 ,Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant Abu Qasim, the mastermind of the Udhampur attack on a BSF bus on August 5 and a most wanted militant commander, has been killed in a gunbattle in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Thursday.

“Abu Qasim, the operational commander of the…

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Pak head coach Waqar Younis want a more consistent DRS

Karachi, Oct 29 (PTI) Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis feels there is more room for improvement in the Decision Review System currently being used by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

The former Pakistan captain noted that most of the time in the DRS the television umpire retained the out decision…

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India, Africa united by goals of progress: Sushma

New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) India and Africa are united by their common goals of peace, progress and prosperity, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said as she sought cooperation and partnership between the two in the spirit of “sabka saath, sabka vikas.”

Speaking at the third India-Africa Forum…

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Eminent scientist Bhargava to return Padma Bhushan in protest

Kolkata, Oct 29, on Thursday said he will return his Padma Bhushan award in protest against the “growing intolerance in the country”.

Bhargava, who was the founder-director of the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), said religious beliefs are personal choices and should not interfere in politics.

“The…

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Heart beat of Indians and Africans are in rhythm: Modi

New Delhi, Oct 29 , The meeting of India and African nations brings one third of humanity under one roof, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday at the India-Africa Forum Summit.

“The heart beat of 1.25 billion Indians and 1.25 billion Africans are in rhythm. It is…

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