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Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has taken a dig at BJP spokesperson G.V.L. Narasimha Rao over his remarks that most Indian film stars have "very low IQ and very low general knowledge". How dare you, sir?? @GVLNRAO And to all film people in his ranks.. here’s what he thinks of you. #shame https://t.co/6C8v6hZa23— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) October 22, 2017 Farhan's comment was in reaction ...
New Delhi: Navy commanders are set to discuss plans for "enhancing and sustaining Indian Navy's operational footprint in the Indian Ocean Region" (IOR) and review the navy's combat readiness at a conference starting here on Tuesday. The bi-annual Naval Commanders Conference will be addressed by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman who will also interact with the commanders during the four-day event. "The ...
Sofia, Oct 22 (IANS) India claimed eight medals, including four gold, in the Balkan International Boxing Championship here to emerge as the most successful country in the fray. The week-long tournament saw India's top 10 youth women's boxers compete with 49 others from 13 countries. Netu (48 kg) began the gold medal charge, outclassing Emi-Mari Todorova of Bulgaria 5-0 while Shashi (57 kg) got the ...
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Shamita Shetty says quantity of work was never a priority for her, and so she chose to be choosy. But in hindsight, she feels it's perhaps she said "no" too often that films stopped coming to her. Shamita made her film debut in 2000 with Aditya Chopra's directorial "Mohabbatein", but worked in few films since then. The younger sister of actress-entrepreneur Shilpa ...
A civilian who was shot at by terrorists in Anantnag's Aarwani in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday succumbed to his injuries.The youth is reportedly a resident of Uttar Pradesh.Earlier in the day, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was injured after militants hurled grenade at the residence of former MLA of the National Conference (NC) in Tral town of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. (A ...
[India] Oct 22 (ANI): The Congress on Sunday dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) dispensation as a 'government of excuses'.Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said, "It's (Modi government) a government of excuses, by excuses, for excuses, and for excuses. Every time something is not done, they say we were obstructed."He was reacting on Prime Minister Modi's ...
[United Kingdom] Oct 22 (ANI): Warwickshire Police is dealing with a hostage situation in Nuneaton area on Sunday but clarified that the incident is not connected to terrorism.A man armed with a sawn-off shotgun has reportedly taken several people hostage at a bowling alley in Nuneaton, The Independent reports.Warwickshire Police said they were "currently dealing with an ongoing incident" at Bermuda ...
[Afghanistan] Oct 22 (ANI): A deadly fight between the two factions of Taliban in western Heart region of Afghanistan has left 50 insurgents dead, said local media reports on Sunday.The Khaama Press quoted local officials in Herat as saying that the latest clashes took place between the supporters of Taliban supreme Mullah Hebatullah Akhundzada and dissident Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Rasool.Provincial ...
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and governor Ram Naik pose with artistes dressed up as Lord Ram, Sita and Lakshman during Deepotsav celebrations in Ayodhya Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has big plans for Ayodhya; the much talked about and debated on city where a Ram temple could be built, being a long standing wish for the BJP. The saffron clad Yogi paid a pre-Diwali visit ...

The Talwars: A paparazzi trial

2017-10-20 09:35:04

Until 16 May 2008, Noida was most notorious for being the site of the Nithari serial killings. But that morning, a crime would be committed that would remain a media craze for a decade and counting; the media would play detective, witness, judge and jury. It went on through the investigation, as various suspects were found – three members of the help from the neighbourhood; the victim’s parents ...
By Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Diplomatic theatrics at last week's Brussels summit revealed how European Union leaders will coax Theresa May over the next two months into parting with tens of billions of euros in return for a post-Brexit trade deal. The British prime minister gave away nothing hardliners in her Conservative cabinet can beat her with. She stuck to earlier vague concessions ...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Sunday the government will proceed with a scheduled sales tax increase in 2019 unless the economy suffers a shock as big as the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers. He also defended the government's plan to divert some of the proceeds from the scheduled tax hike to 10 percent from 8 percent to child care and education, saying that investing ...
[USA], Oct 23 (ANI): Beware, vaping can be as bad as cigarettes, as it can cause the similar deadly lung diseases, warns a study.According to researchers, e-cigarettes appear to trigger unique immune responses which cigarettes also trigger, according to a new research.Senior study author Mehmet Kesimer from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and co-authors report findings from what they ...
[USA], Oct 22 (ANI): According to a new study, diabetes boosts risk of developing postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) especially in seniors."With POCD, a patient's mental ability declines after surgery, compared to their cognitive performance before surgery, resulting not only in increased complications and potential death, but also impairing the patient's quality of life," said Gunnar Lachmann, ...
London: Russian President Vladimir Putin does not have bad days because he is "not a woman", and would rather not shower next to a gay man because he wouldn't want to "provoke him".The Russian President's comments came in series of interviews with American film director Oliver Stone on topics ranging from geopolitics to gay rights and Edward Snowden."The Putin Interviews", a documentary comprised of ...
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has banned training institutions from offering courses on Reiki therapy, the media reported on Tuesday. The ban covers 1,000 private training centres which will be monitored to ensure compliance, Xinhua news agency reported. The ban followed an order issued this month to stop all forms of Reiki therapy in Saudi Arabia. Reiki is an alternative therapy that is said to reduce stress ...
New Delhi: Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday announced implementation of the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission for teachers in central, and state universities and government-aided colleges. The decision to implement the recommendations was taken in a meeting of Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The move will benefit over 7,58,000 teachers ...
By Ross Kerber BOSTON (Reuters) - University of Chicago professor Richard Thaler may have won the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for his work on behavioural economics, but the behaviour of investors has him stumped. Thaler said on Tuesday he is puzzled by the steady rise of global stock markets in recent years, even as many countries are gripped by political and social drama. "It's a mystery ...


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