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In Sheena Bora Murder Case, Peter Mukerjea to Record Statement

MUMBAI:  TV tycoon Peter Mukerjea will today record his statement with the police on the murder of his step-daughter Sheena Bora, allegedly by his wife Indrani Mukerjea and two others.

Last week, the Mumbai police had called the former Star India CEO for questioning and had refused to accept…

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Erratic Monsoon likely to impact economic growth

First it was the snappish Congress, and now the erratic monsoon– the woes of the Modi government never cease to end. The two trouble-makers have the capacity to squelch what is close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s heart– economic development. The lean and mean Congress has already flexed…

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Baahubali Went Over Original Budget, Says Producer

Shobu Yaralagadda’s journey as producer started with the birth of his production house, Arka Media Works in 2001 (as a television production house). The company took their first step to a flight of success in 2002 with Shobu working as a line producer in Shabana Azmi’s Morning Raga…

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Sensex Slumps Nearly 700 Points on Weak GDP, Global Selloff

Indian stock markets are on course for a big down day, with the BSE Sensex and Nifty indices falling nearly 2.5 per cent in late trading. The BSE Sensex fell nearly 700 points, while the Nifty slumped below the key 7,800 levels.

Here are 10 things to know…

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Indrani Mukerjea May Be Charged With Attempted Murder of Son, Say Police

MUMBAI:  Indrani Mukerjea, accused of murdering her daughter Sheena Bora in 2013, may also face charges of attempting to murder her son Mikhael. She will be produced in a court in Mumbai today along with two other accused, her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna, and driver Shyam Rai.

Following are the…

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Need to be Vigilant in Present Security Environment: Manohar Parrikar

NEW DELHI:  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said the security environment at present was complex and there was a need to be vigilant all the time.

“Security environment today is complex… need to be vigilant all the times,” the minister said while addressing a tri-services seminar in Delhi…

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Demystifying flying: What is an air pocket?

If you’ve been a passenger in an airplane, it’s likely that you have felt an “air pocket,” or what feels like a quick drop in the air.

“Air pocket” is merely another term for ordinary turbulence. You might feel as if you’re falling from the sky, but…

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Rivaldo’s son joins Portuguese club Boavista

Rio de Janeiro, Sep 1 Portuguese top-flight club Boavista announced signing of Rivaldinho, son of former Brazil great Rivaldo.

The 20-year-old forward joined the Porto-based outfit on a three-year deal from Brazil’s Mogi Mirim, Boavista said in a statement on Monday, Xinhua reported.

Rivaldinho…

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Donald Trump meets his match in Ben Carson in new poll

Washington, Sep 1 Finally neurosurgeon Ben Carson has caught up with the frontrunner Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump in Iowa, one of the first four nominating states in the party primary, according to a new poll.

Trump and Carson are tied at 23 percent, according to the Monmouth University survey…

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Obese people may be afflicted with ‘food addiction’

London, The tendency to want food may be ‘hard-wired’ into the brain of overweight people, says a new study that supports the theory that brain mechanisms underlying obesity may be similar to those in substance addiction.

The researchers found that food craving activates different brain networks between obese and…

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