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Prayers, revelry mark New Year celebrations in Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Jan 1  Tamil Nadu welcomed the New Year on Friday with prayers and revelry as people thronged temples, beaches and hotels, burst crackers and wished each other at midnight.

Governor K. Rosaiah, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and other leaders wished people on New Year.

On Friday morning, temples across…

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Overwhelmed by ‘success’ of odd-even scheme: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Jan 1 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said he was “over-whelmed” by the response of people towards the odd-even scheme here.

The scheme has been successful so far, the Aam Aadmi Party convenor said.

“I am truly overwhelmed by the response we have received…

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Fabindia; cashout to plunk Rs 660 crore down LVMH coffers

NEW DELHI | MUMBAI: Dec 31 The private equity arm of Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH), the world’s largest luxury goods conglomerate, plans to sell its stake in ethnic wear retailer
Fabindia Overseas, two people with knowledge of the matter said. L Capital is targeting $100 million (Rs 660 crore…

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Faisal Saif’s bilingual horror 3D film titled ‘Shraap’

Chennai, Dec 31  Filmmaker Faisal Saif’s next upcoming Hindi-Tamil 3D horror bilingual has been titled “Shraap”. It features Rajpal Yadav and Kavita Radheshyam in the lead roles.

“The script for both Tamil and Hindi version is locked. I’m also roping in a Tamil actor to play the…

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Short-coverings buoy markets; Sensex up 59 points

Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Short coverings on account of derivatives expiry, coupled with minor value buying at lower levels buoyed Indian equity markets during the mid-afternoon trade session on Thursday.

This led to a barometer index of the Indian equity markets gaining 59 points.

Initially, both the bellwether indices…

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Shooting for ‘Fan’ was a schizophrenic experience: Shah Rukh

New Delhi, Dec 31 (PTI) Shah Rukh Khan says playing a superstar and his young lookalike admirer in Maneesh Sharma’s “Fan” was physically draining but a “very interesting and schizophrenic” experience.

Shah Rukh, who finished shooting the Yash Raj film that is currently on its extensive post-production, says…

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Nepal PM apprises Modi of political developments

New Delhi, Dec 31 Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Thursday telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and apprised him of the political developments in the Himalayan nation.

“Prime Minister (Modi) emphasised the importance of finding a durable solution to the political problems facing Nepal based on consensus or…

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Delhi babus go on mass leave, AAP govt sees ‘conspiracy’

New Delhi, Dec 31 (PTI) Almost all senior bureaucrats of Delhi Government today went on mass leave protesting suspension of two officials, an action declared void by the Centre, setting the stage for yet another tussle between the two sides as AAP dispensation called the strike part of a “conspiracy…

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