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Poet-lyricist Rahat Indori passes away in Indore after testing Covid positive

Poet-lyricist Rahat Indori passes away in Indore after testing Covid positive

Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Noted Urdu poet and lyricist, Dr Rahat Indori, passed away in Indore on Tuesday afternoon after testing positive for Covid-19 on Monday night. He was 70.Early on Tuesday morning, Indori, who was hospitalised, had tweeted: "After displaying initial symptoms of Covid, I underwent...

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Obesity in pregnant women can negatively affect child's brain

Obesity in pregnant women can negatively affect child's brain

New York, Aug 11 (IANS) Excess weight among pregnant women may hinder the development of the babies' brains as early as the second trimester, researchers have warned.The study, published in the journal Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, linked high body mass index (BMI), an indicator of obesi...

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Ankita Lokhande shares 'prayers and positivity' for Sushant

Ankita Lokhande shares 'prayers and positivity' for Sushant

Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Ankita Lokhande, ex-girlfriend of Sushant Singh Rajput, has shared with fans her prayers for justice, over the verdict of the Supreme Court hearing on Tuesday.Anikta's reaction came in response to a tweet by Sushant's sister Shweta Singh Kirti on Tuesday morning, from the latte...

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Ankita Lokhande shares 'prayers and positivity' for Sushant

Ankita Lokhande shares 'prayers and positivity' for Sushant

Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Ankita Lokhande, ex-girlfriend of Sushant Singh Rajput, has shared with fans her prayers for justice, over the verdict of the Supreme Court hearing on Tuesday.Anikta's reaction came in response to a tweet by Sushant's sister Shweta Singh Kirti on Tuesday morning, from the latte...

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Sanjay Dutt asks fans not to 'unnecessarily speculate' about his health

Sanjay Dutt asks fans not to 'unnecessarily speculate' about his health

Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who was hospitalised in the weekend due to breathing problem and chest discomfort, has conveyed to fans that he is taking a break. Dutt, 61, said he needs the break for medical treatment and urged fans not to pay attention to any other speculation.A...

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Madhuri Dixit celebrates dance heritage on Independence Day

Madhuri Dixit celebrates dance heritage on Independence Day

Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Bollywood dance diva Madhuri Dixit-Nene is celebrating the dance heritage of India as part of Independence Day celebrations. Her online academy, Dance With Madhuri, has launched a global campaign to promote Indian classical and folk dance forms to commemorate the spirit of the ...

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Covid reunites J'khand family after 20 years

Covid reunites J'khand family after 20 years

Ranchi, Aug 11 (IANS) Amid the rising Coronavirus cases and deaths across the world, a heart-warming story has emerged from coal city Dhanbad where a man was reunited with wife and child after 20 years.Gajadhar Sonar, a resident of Belgarh village of Koderma left home 20 years ago after a quarrel wi...

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Telangana mulls taking over 50% of beds in private hospitals

Telangana mulls taking over 50% of beds in private hospitals

Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Taking a serious note of people's complaints against private hospitals treating Covid-19 patients, the Telangana government is mulling to take over 50 per cent of their beds, by exercising powers under the Epidemic Disease Act.With over 1,000 complaints against private hospi...

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Political pressure to stop Sushant case probe, Bihar tells SC

Political pressure to stop Sushant case probe, Bihar tells SC

New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its order on Rhea Chakraborty's plea for transfer of the FIR lodged in Patna by Sushant Singh Rajput's father to the Mumbai Police.A single-judge bench of Justice Hrishikesh Roy noted that Rhea herself has pleaded for a Central Bureau of...

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Dev Patel to talk about India in new two-part series

Dev Patel to talk about India in new two-part series

New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Actor Dev Patel is set to work as a narrator of a two-part upcoming series on the small screen that will showcase unique stories from India from an aerial perspective.The show is titled "India From Above", and it explores the country from various geographical, cultural, tech...

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