Times of India

Italy becomes first G7 nation to sign China’s One Belt One Road plan (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
With the memorandum, Italy becomes the first member of the Group of Seven major economies, which includes the United States, to join Belt and Road, following Portugal’s embrace of the initiative in December. Italy’s move appears to be driven partly by hopes that Chinese investment in Italy's ports might help revive the country’s traditional role as a key link in trade between the East and West.
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Filmfare Awards 2019: Complete winners' list (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Members from all quarters of Bollywood got together to honour the best of Hindi cinema in 2018 at Jio Garden, Mumbai on 23rd March 2019 for the 64th Vimal Elaichi Filmfare Awards 2019.
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Modicare may soon provide best cancer care (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
The National Health Authority is in talks to partner with the National Cancer Grid which runs a “virtual tumour board” from Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Hospital. The board that works through the grid, a digital network linking hospitals, deals with complex cancer cases and can make the best treatment options available to Ayushman beneficiaries.
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Rahul likely to contest from Wayanad in Kerala (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
The Wayanad seat has a strong presence of Muslim and Christian voters and the decision to field Rahul comes after party units in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka also sought his candidature. The move, said Congress leaders, should boost the party’s advantage in the state and display a commitment to minorities.
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Make fun of netas, get area cleaned up (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
So, Bhalla got large three posters made—one each for the AAP, the BJP and the Congress—which read “Aap humein vote do, hum aapko dengue, malaria aur keechad denge (You give us votes, we will give you dengue, malaria and sewage).” Next, he put together an event inaugurating the open-air sewage lake and sent invitation cards to their local representatives — MP Meenakshi Lekhi and MLA Shiv Charan Goel (both of whose faces also adorned the posters).
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Headlines

Haryanvi singer-dancer Sapna Chaudhary joins Congress (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Haryanvi singer-dancer Sapna Chaudhary joins Congress
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Gurugram: Tension grips area where Muslim family was assaulted (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Gurugram: Tension grips area where Muslim family was assaulted
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Stop writing love letters, Congress to PM Narendra Modi on Pakistan Day greetings (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Stop writing love letters, Congress to PM Narendra Modi on Pakistan Day greetings
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Lok Sabha polls: Chowkidars ask if PM Narendra Modi will also improve their lot (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Lok Sabha polls: Chowkidars ask if PM Narendra Modi will also improve their lot
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MS Dhoni's CSK thrashes Virat Kohli's RCB in IPL 2019 opener (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
MS Dhoni's CSK thrashes Virat Kohli's RCB in IPL 2019 opener

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Nice of CSK to play me in the 1st match: Harbhajan Singh after heroics vs RCB (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Nice of CSK to play me in the 1st match: Harbhajan Singh after heroics vs RCB
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Congress announces Assembly poll candidates in Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Congress announces Assembly poll candidates in Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim
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Karnataka open for talks with Ola over six-month ban (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Karnataka open for talks with Ola over six-month ban
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Inquiry ordered into purification of place where Parrikar's body was kept (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Inquiry ordered into purification of place where Parrikar's body was kept
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Fighting from Fatehpur Sikri because people want me to: Raj Babbar (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Fighting from Fatehpur Sikri because people want me to: Raj Babbar
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After LK Advani, will BJP also drop Murli Manohar Joshi, Kalraj Mishra from poll fray? (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
After LK Advani, will BJP also drop Murli Manohar Joshi, Kalraj Mishra from poll fray?
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Pakistan fans exploring options to watch IPL after government bans its telecast (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Pakistan fans exploring options to watch IPL after government bans its telecast
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Telangana has better welfare schemes than PM Modi's Gujarat: KCR's daughter Kalvakuntla Kavitha (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Telangana has better welfare schemes than PM Modi's Gujarat: KCR's daughter Kalvakuntla Kavitha
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IPL 2019: MS Dhoni criticial of Chepauk pitch despite 7-wicket win vs RCB (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
IPL 2019: MS Dhoni criticial of Chepauk pitch despite 7-wicket win vs RCB
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Odisha Police arrests wrong man, jails him for days, later say oops we are sorry (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Odisha Police arrests wrong man, jails him for days, later say oops we are sorry
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BJP to take on Congress in nationwide Vijay Sankalp Sabha (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
BJP to take on Congress in nationwide Vijay Sankalp Sabha
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Virat Kohli on RCB's huge loss to CSK: Good to get a game like this out of the way (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Virat Kohli on RCB's huge loss to CSK: Good to get a game like this out of the way
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Paresh Rawal says won't contest Lok Sabha polls, will remain staunch Modi supporter (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Paresh Rawal says won't contest Lok Sabha polls, will remain staunch Modi supporter
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CSK vs RCB, IPL 2019: Harbhajan, Tahir fire as Chennai hammer Bangalore (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
CSK vs RCB, IPL 2019: Harbhajan, Tahir fire as Chennai hammer Bangalore
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Uma Bharti won't contest Lok Sabha polls, BJP makes her national vice-president (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Uma Bharti won't contest Lok Sabha polls, BJP makes her national vice-president
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Petition filed against Chandrababu Naidu's Bihari dacoit remark in Muzaffarpur court (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Petition filed against Chandrababu Naidu's Bihari dacoit remark in Muzaffarpur court
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Suresh Raina 1st man to score 5000 runs in Indian Premier League (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Suresh Raina 1st man to score 5000 runs in Indian Premier League
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RCB first team to be dismissed under 100 twice in IPL opening matches (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
RCB first team to be dismissed under 100 twice in IPL opening matches
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Fact Check: No, NRIs cannot vote online in 2019 Lok Sabha elections (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Fact Check: No, NRIs cannot vote online in 2019 Lok Sabha elections
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Yeddyurappa diaries: Falsehood and forgeries can never influence polls, says Arun Jaitley (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Yeddyurappa diaries: Falsehood and forgeries can never influence polls, says Arun Jaitley
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Rahul Gandhi blames RSS-BJP for attack on Gurugram family, says they spread bigotry, hatred (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Rahul Gandhi blames RSS-BJP for attack on Gurugram family, says they spread bigotry, hatred
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"Forgeries Can't Influence Polls": Arun Jaitley On Congress's Bribe Claim (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Accusing the Congress of passing off forged and fabricated photocopies as BS Yeddyurappa's diary, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said falsehood and forgeries cannot influence polls as...
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Man Beats Wife To Death With Wooden Log In Maharashtra: Police (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
A man was arrested on Friday for allegedly beating his wife to death, police said on Friday.
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6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Colombia (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook southwest Colombia on Saturday afternoon, the USGS said, though there were no immediate reports of casualties or significant damage.
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Odisha Police Arrest Wrong Man After Warrant Falsely Names Him, Apologise (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
The Odisha police on Saturday apologised for arresting a wrong person in connection with a non-bailable warrant and sending him to court from where he was remanded to jail custody.
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ISIS Loses Final Territory In Syria: White House (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
The White House said Friday that the ISIS has lost its final territory in Syria -- even as reports of continued fighting came from the battlefield of Baghouz.
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"Will Pay Back In Same Coin": Shatrughan Sinha's Warning After BJP Snub (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Hours after the Bharatiya Janata Party announced Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will contest from Bihar's Patna Sahib in national elections instead of the sitting lawmaker, Shatrughan Sinha, the...
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Ex-Intelligence Officer Found Dead At Delhi Flat: Police (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
A 60-year-old former Intelligence Bureau (IB) junior Officer was found dead at his flat in east Delhi, the police said on Saturday.
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PM Modi Lookalike At BJP Headquarters, Says He Loves Campaigning (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
A lookalike of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited the BJP's central office in New Delhi and expressed his best wishes for the party members for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
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50-Year-Old Man Dies In Clash Over Land In Haryana Village (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
A 50-year old man was killed and 15 others were injured in a clash over the demarcation of a plot of land between a temple and a gurdwara in Haryana's Kaithal district, police said on Saturday.
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Congress Names 38 More Candidates, Mallikarjun Kharge Renominated (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
The Congress on Saturday night released its eighth list of 38 candidates for the upcoming parliamentary polls with its leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge being renominated from Karnataka's...
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BJP Drops 5 Of 7 Sitting Lawmakers To Fight Anti-Incumbency In Assam (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Denying firebrand leader Himanta Biswa Sarma a Lok Sabha ticket is not the only surprise to be pulled by the BJP in Assam this election season. The party, which is eyeing maximum gain from the state...
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"He Lies, She Doesn't Keep Promises": Rahul Gandhi On PM, Mamata Banerjee (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi today accused West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee administration as well as the Narendra Modi-led central government of doing little for the state, indicating a further...
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Turncoats Preferred By TMC, BJP In Bengal Poll Battle (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
The ruling Trinamool Congress and the opposition BJP, who are ready to battle it out in the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, are preferring turncoats over their tried and tested leaders.
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Mehbooba Mufti To Contest Lok Sabha Polls But Party Keeps Off 2 J&K Seats (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti will be the People's Democratic Party (PDP) candidate from the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency but the party has decided not to field any...
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Haryana Performer Sapna Chaudhary Joins Congress (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Singer and dancer from Haryana Sapna Chaudhary joined the Congress on Saturday. Ms Chaudhary joined the Congress at the home of party's Uttar Pradesh unit chief Raj Babbar in New Delhi, sources said.
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"A Muslim Chief Minister For UP?": Ram Vilas Paswan "Dares" Opposition (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
The Lok Janshakti Party, an NDA ally, on Saturday dismissed the SP-BSP tie-up in Uttar Pradesh as opportunistic and challenged Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati to declare a Muslim as the chief ministerial...
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Filmfare Awards Highlights: Alia-Ranbir, Ranveer-Deepika Spotted Together (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Filmfare Awards 2019 Highlights: There was an epic hug between Ranbir Kapoor and Ranveer Singh
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Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil Skips Congress-NCP Alliance Announcement (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil was conspicuously absent on Saturday when the Congress and NCP announced firming up of opposition's alliance in Maharashtra.
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Centre Looks At Multi-Agency "Surgical Strike" On Terror Funding (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
After banning the Yasin Malik-led Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front or JKLF in a major crackdown, the government is all set to block channels which fund secessionism and terrorism in valley.
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Two Dead While Cleaning Delhi Restaurant's Sewage Treatment Unit: Police (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Two employees of a restaurant here died allegedly due to asphyxiation while cleaning its kitchen treatment plant on Saturday, the police said.
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In Delhi, CBI Claims To Have Unearthed A Scam Involving "Chowkidars" (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
The CBI has registered a case of alleged irregularities, including impersonation, in the recruitment of watchmen for the Food Corporation of India's Delhi region on the basis of a complaint filed by...
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Deputy Chief Ministers' Appointment In Goa Violated Model Code: Congress (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
The Congress on Saturday accused Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant of violating the Model Code of Conduct by appointing deputy chief ministers.
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KCR Acting Like Hitler, Poaching Leaders from Parties: Chandrababu Naidu (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
In a blistering attack, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday equated his Telangana counterpart K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) with German dictator Adolf Hitler.
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Filmfare Awards: Alia's 'Raazi' Scores Big, Complete List Of Winners (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Filmfare Awards 2019: Alia Bhatt's Raazi also took home the Best Film trophy!
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CSK Crush RCB In A Low-Scoring IPL 2019 Season Opener (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Defending champions Chennai Super Kings beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 7 wickets in the opening encounter of the IPL 2019.
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"Want To Quit": Alleged Ashok Chavan Tape Embarrasses Congress (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Internal fissures in the Congress in Maharashtra are out in the open after a purported phone conversation between party chief Ashok Chavan and a distraught worker has gone viral. Ashok Chavan has not...
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"He Could've Called Us": PM Biopic Producer Over Javed Akhtar Controversy (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
The producer of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biopic named after him today spoke out over a controversy which started after the makers of the movie credited lyricists Javed Akhtar and Sameer with...
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Actor Ambareesh's Wife Sumalatha Gets BJP Backing In Karnataka's Mandya (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
The latest candidate announcements from the BJP on Saturday evening had some good news for an independent candidate in Karnataka.
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Uma Bharti Appointed BJP Vice-President Days After Backing Out Of Polls (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Union Minister Uma Bharti was appointed as the BJP vice-president today, days after she decided against contesting the Lok Sabha elections to go on a pilgrimage along the Ganga.
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"We Sincerely Apologise": PUBG After Players Get Health Reminder Alert (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Some PlayersUnknown Battleground (PUBG) players in the country were in for a shock when they received health reminder pop-ups on their screens, barring them from playing the popular game.
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Business, Tech, Offbeat News

NASA Publishes Images of the Meteor No One Saw (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
NASA on Friday published satellite photos of a powerful meteor which appeared just above the Bering Sea on December 18 but went unnoticed until months later.
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iPhone 11 Reverse Wireless Charging Tipped, AirPower Due in 'Late March' (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
A new report suggests that the AirPower wireless charging mat may launch end of March.
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NASA Astronauts Wrap Spacewalk to Swap Batteries for ISS Power Upgrades (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
NASA astronauts - Nick Hague and Anne McClain - have successfully completed an over six hour spacewalk.
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SBI Offers Multi-Option Deposit Scheme: 5 Things To Know (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
For SBI's multi option deposit scheme, the minimum tenure is one year and the maximum tenure is five years.
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Microsoft's 'Clippy' Briefly Surfaces Before Being Killed Off Again (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Earlier this week, rumours of Clippy's return sparked after it made a one-day appearance as an animated pack of stickers for Microsoft Teams.
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PUBG Mobile Spotted With 'Health Reminder' That Limits Play Time (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
The new Health Reminder feature stops the PUBG game and asks the player to come back after a stipulated time.
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Apple's Tim Cook Urges China to Continue to Open Up Its Economy (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Cook on Saturday urged China to keep opening up its economy as local rivals bit into the profits of the US tech giant.
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Redmi Note 7 Pro Gets MIUI 10 Update With Optimisations in India (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Xiaomi has also started rolling out MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM 9.3.21 for a slew of devices as well.
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Redmi Note 7 Review (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Redmi Note 7 aims to raise the bar in the budget segment, but does it succeed? Read our Redmi Note 7 review to find out.
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Here Are Recurring Deposit Interest Rates Of Key Lenders (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Recurring Deposit (RD) is a kind of term deposit under which one needs to deposit a fixed amount at fixed interval, which generates interest income.
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Foreign Investors To Pay Higher Taxes From April 1 (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
The changes in DTAAs give India the right to tax capital gains arising on Indian equity shares sold by a Singapore or Mauritian resident
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How to Watch IPL 2019 Live Telecast Online (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
IPL live telecast 2019: here's how to watch IPL live online free on mobile in India, USA, Pakistan, Canada, Australia, UK, England, Ireland, and other countries to watch IPL 2019 telecast online.
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Nokia 7 Plus Data Breach Issue Already Fixed, No Data Compromised (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
HMD Global has released a new statement, shedding more light on the allegations, and whether the Nokia 7 Plus indulged in data breach or not.
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Top Banks, India Post Payments Bank Offer Zero Balance Savings Account (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
India Post Payments Bank (IPPB), a state-owned payments bank, also offers three types of zero balance savings accounts.
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Google Rival Wants More Details About Google's Android Proposal (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Czech search engine Seznam urged Google on Friday to disclose more details about its plan to boost rival search apps in Android smartphones.
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WhatsApp's New Forwarding Features Spotted, Short Link Comes to iPhone (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
WhatsApp has reportedly rolled out the Short Link feature for all iOS beta users with latest beta version 2.19.21.5.
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Apple Auditions for Hollywood: The Making of a Streaming Service (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Apple has no Hollywood track record, and people who have inked deals with the company described the decision as a leap of faith in Apple's ability to execute on its plans and deliver big audiences.
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Fuel Prices Revised: Check Petrol, Diesel Rates Here (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Petrol and diesel rates are decided on a daily basis by oil-marketing companies on the basis of the rupee-dollar rate and global crude oil prices
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OnePlus 3T, OnePlus 3 Android Pie Update Beta Registrations Begin (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
OnePlus has finally started taking registrations for Android Pie-based Oxygen OS closed beta beginning the process of an impending rollout.
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Government Exceeds Disinvestment Target In 2018-19: Arun Jaitley (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
In the current fiscal year, government is eyeing Rs 14,500 crore by way of sell of its 52.63% stake in REC to state-owned Power Finance Corporation
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Not Breaching US Sanctions Against Venezuela: Reliance Industries (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Reliance said it has been in "continuous communication with the US Department of State regarding its activities in Venezuela" since imposition of sanctions
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Election Commission Joins Twitter Ahead of Lok Sabha Polls (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Election Commission of India on Friday joined Twitter ahead of the Lok Sabha elections while the micro-blogging site also launched a special election emoji aimed at encouraging participation.
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Wikipedia Tweets Birthday Message To Twitter. Hilarious Banter Follows (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
It started with Wikipedia notifiying Twitter of its 13th birthday. It finished with the "young rebellious teen" - Twitter - being offered some friendly advice by the self-proclaimed senior netizen,...
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Pinterest Files for IPO, Intends to List on NYSE (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Pinterest said in its filing that it intends to list itself on the New York Stock Exchange using the ticker symbol "PINS."
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Shefali Shah, Richie Mehta on That Big Table-Setting Scene in Delhi Crime (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Shefali Shah and Richie Mehta delve into a six-minute long scene at the hospital from the first episode of Netflix's Delhi Crime.
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Ola Gets Banned for Six Months by Karnataka (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Despite the Ola ban, several users in Bengaluru reported that they were still able to book an auto-rickshaw or taxi through the app late on Friday.
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Jet Airways Lenders In Process Of Securing "Substantial Stake": Report (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Jet Airways has a debt of over Rs 8,200 crore and needs to make repayments of up to Rs 1,700 crore by the end of March.
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Do Redmi Note 7 Pro, Note 7, Mi Soundbar Redefine Their Price Segments? (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Redmi Note 7 Pro price in India, Redmi Note 7 price in India, Mi Soundbar price in India, and everything else you need to know about these three products.
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Fixed Deposits In Small Finance Banks Fetch Interest At These Rates (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Small finance banks, such as Ujjivan, Equitas, Utkarsh, Jana and Capital, offer interest at the rate of 5-9 per cent on fixed deposits up to Rs 2 crore, according to their websites. Whilesmall finance...
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Realme 3, Realme 2 Pro, Realme U1 Get Discounts in Bonanza Sale (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
A trio of Realme smartphones – the Realme 3, Realme 2 Pro, and the Realme U1 – will be available at discount during the Bonanza Sale.
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Rupee Slips Against Dollar, But Finishes Week With A Gain: 10 Points (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
The rupee closed 12 paise lower against the dollar (INR Vs USD) on Friday, but managed to finish the week on a higher note. The rupee moved in a range of 69.10-68.53 against the greenback during...
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Gold Demand Subdued As Jewellers Defer Buying, Seen Improving In April (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Gold imports in February fell 10.81 per cent from the same period last year to $2.58 billion, trade ministry data showed earlier this month.
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Formal Sector Employment Generation Hits 17-Month High: PF Body (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
The growth in addition in January was 131 per cent compared with 3.87 lakh in the corresponding period a year ago, according to the EPFO data. The net EPFO enrolment in January 2019 stood at 8,96,516...
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Jet Airways Needs Infusion Of Around Rs 10,000 Crore: Report (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
The industry reaction comes even as the airline's case is being viewed by top government officials.
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Key Things To Know About Life Insurance Corporation Money Back Plan (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
LIC Money Back Plan can be purchased with a minimum sum assured of Rs 1 lakh and it has no limit on the maximum sum assured.
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Pakistani Tyrion Lannister? Man Finds Fame As 'Game Of Thrones' Lookalike (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Pakistani waiter Rozi Khan had never heard of the Game of Thrones -- or its hugely popular character Tyrion Lannister -- until his striking resemblance to the dwarf anti-hero got heads turning at...
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Sensex Snaps Eight-Day Winning Streak, Nifty Gives Up 11,500 (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
The BSE benchmark index - S&P BSE Sensex - snapped its eight-day winning streak led by declines in Reliance Industries, HDFC Bank, State Bank of India, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Maruti Suzuki. The S&P...
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SpiceJet Seeks Planes From Other Sources After Grounding Of 737 Max Fleet (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
SpiceJet Ltd said on Friday it was in talks with lessors globally to induct aircraft, in an effort to fill a gap after the grounding of its MAX fleet.
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Which Form To Use For Filing Income Tax Return? Here Are Key Details (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Meant for different types of taxpayers, such as salaried or self-employed individuals and companies, these income tax forms are known as ITR-1, ITR-2, ITR-3, ITR-4, ITR-5, ITR-6, ITR-7 and ITR-V...
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Store's "All Leashed Pets Welcome" Policy Tested By An African Watusi (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
A couple discovered that when pet supplies retailer Petco said "all leashed pets welcome", they really meant it.
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Rupee Rises Against Dollar, Set To Finish Week Higher: 10 Things To Know (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
The rupee appreciated to as much as 68.53 against the dollar on Friday. Continued foreign fund inflows supported the rupee in the forex markets, say analysts. With that, the rupee was set to finish...
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Fitch Lowers India Growth Forecast To 6.8% For 2019-20 (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
The 6.9 per cent estimate is a notch lower than a 7 per cent growth estimated by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) for the current fiscal year.
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Escaped Ostrich Runs Loose, Causes Chaos During Rush Hour Traffic (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
People returning home from work were in for quite a surprise recently when an escaped ostrich named Colin caused a commotion on a busy road in the UK.
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Oil Hovers Below 2019 Highs Amid OPEC Supply Cuts, US Sanctions (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Oil hovered slightly below 2019 peaks on Friday, propped up by ongoing supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and by US sanctions on Iran and Venezuela.
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Latest Indian Word To Enter Oxford English Dictionary? Chuddies (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
The Indian word for underpants - chuddies - has become the latest entry to the Oxford English Dictionary.
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'Florida Man' Challenge: Here's Why Everyone Is Googling Their Birthdays (Thu, 21 Mar 2019)
The "Florida Man" challenge has taken social media by storm: search the term and your birthday to uncover weird goings-on that took place while you were celebrating.
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The Microwave Challenge Is The Latest Bizarre Trend Taking Over Twitter (Thu, 21 Mar 2019)
The 'Microwave Challenge' that is taking over the Internet is one in a long line of bizarre viral trends in recent times. This challenge requires its participants to master a dance move and show it...
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Man Finds 45 Venomous Rattlesnakes Under House. A Million Views For Video (Thu, 21 Mar 2019)
A Texas homeowner who reported seeing a "few" snakes under his house actually had 45 venomous rattlesnakes living there.
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Police Trolled For Using Criminal's Childhood Pic On 'Wanted' Poster (Wed, 20 Mar 2019)
Police in Zhenxiong county in southwestern China have apologised for posting a picture of a criminal - from when he was a child.
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These Unpopular Opinions On Desi Food Are Dividing Twitter (Wed, 20 Mar 2019)
When one Twitter user asked others to share their unpopular opinion on desi food, it wasn't surprising to see things get heated up.
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Cops Catch 3 Children Dropped From Burning Building, Earn Praise (Wed, 20 Mar 2019)
Senior police officers in Des Moines, Iowa, came together to save three children from a burning apartment building on Tuesday.
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Watch The Terrifying Moment Huge Wave Sweeps Away Tourist Posing On Cliff (Wed, 20 Mar 2019)
A dramatic video has captured the terrifying moment a huge wave swept away a tourist posing on a cliff.
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Watch: Bulgarian Police Pepper Spray Themselves Instead Of Protestors (Tue, 19 Mar 2019)
Over the weekend, protestors gathered at the Bulgarian capital of Sofia to demand early elections. When the Bulgarian police tried to disperse them by using pepper spray, however, something quite...
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Huge "Whirlpool Hole" In The Sky Over UAE Mystifies Viewers (Tue, 19 Mar 2019)
Citizens of UAE were left puzzled after a mysterious hole appeared in the sky over the city of Al Ain this Sunday.
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Anand Mahindra Posts On "Illogical" English Spellings, Twitter Joins Fun (Tue, 19 Mar 2019)
Business tycoon Anand Mahindra reached into his famed "WhatsApp wonder box" once again to share an amusing clip with his 6.9-million Twitter followers. The hilarious clip shows a teacher pronouncing...
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Video: Girl, 5, Who Lost Her Limbs To Meningitis Completes Half-Marathon (Tue, 19 Mar 2019)
A five-year-old girl who lost all her limbs to meningitis recently participated in a half-marathon in Bath, UK.
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Homeless Man Asked For Cash. Watch What Kindhearted Stranger Did Next... (Mon, 18 Mar 2019)
The moment a homeless man asked a group of friends for money left viewers pleasantly surprised after one man handed over his bank card and PIN number, asking him to withdraw money for himself.
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Video: Drunk Man Hit By Van After Standing On Busy Road To 'Test' Wife's Love (Fri, 15 Mar 2019)
In a bizarre incident, a drunk man was hit by a speeding van after he stood in the middle of a busy road - ostensibly to 'test' his wife's love.
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How Police Tricked Thieves Into Stealing Copy Of 3-Million Euro Painting (Fri, 15 Mar 2019)
Thieves in Italy were left red-faced on Thursday after it emerged that the Flemish masterpiece they stole from a rural church was in fact a copy swapped by police.
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Daughter Finds Dying Mum's Last Message On Wedding Shoes (Fri, 15 Mar 2019)
A woman who received her mother's last words to her in the form of a secret message on her wedding shoes says that she started to cry after finding it.
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Sports, Cricket, Movies

CSK Crush RCB In A Low-Scoring IPL 2019 Season Opener (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Defending champions Chennai Super Kings beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 7 wickets in the opening encounter of the IPL 2019.
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Suresh Raina Outpaces Virat Kohli To Become First To Score 5,000 IPL Runs (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Suresh Raina's aggregate at the start of IPL 2019 was 4,985 runs.
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IPL 2019: Williamson Doubtful For KKR Tie, Warner Skips Training (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Kane Williamson recently picked up a shoulder injury while fielding during the second Test against Bangladesh.
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IPL 2019: Opening Ceremony Funds Donated To Armed Forces (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
The CoA had decided to cancel the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and donate the money budgeted for it to the armed forces.
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Watch: Marcus Stoinis And Adam Zampa's PDA Is Breaking The Internet (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Marcus Stoinis and Adam Zampa shared a moment during Australia's first ODI against Pakistan.
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IPL 2019: CSK Beat RCB By 7 Wickets In Low-Scoring Tournament Opener (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
IPL 2019 Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Highlights: CSK bowled out RCB for 70 runs.
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IPL 2019: Mumbai Indians Eye Positive Start vs Rejigged Delhi Capitals (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Mumbai Indians will host a rejigged Delhi Capitals at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.
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Indian Men's Hockey Team Beats Japan 2-0 In Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Opener (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: India will next take on South Korea on Sunday.
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IPL 2019, Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals: When And Where To Watch Live (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
IPL 2019 Live Streaming: Mumbai Indians play Delhi Capitals at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.
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IPL 2019: Tussle Sees Rajasthan Royals Players Stuck Outside Stadium (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
IPL returned to the Sawai Mansingh Stadium stadium only last year after it was banned for four years by the BCCI.
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Laxman Says David Warner "Raring To Go" For SRH, Cites IPL Practice Match (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
In the two IPL 2019 practice matches for SRH, David Warner smashed a half-century in one and played a steady knock in the other.
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KKR vs SRH: When And Where To Watch Live Telecast, Live Streaming (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
IPL 2019 Live Streaming: The KKR vs SRH IPL match will be held at the Eden Gardens on Sunday.
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KKR Begin IPL 2019 Campaign At Home Against SRH (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
IPL 2019: The second match of the tournament between KKR and SRH, could turn out to be a cagey one, decided on small margins.
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Lasith Malinga To Retire After T20 World Cup In 2020 (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Lasith Malinga has opted out of the first six matches for Mumbai Indians to try and seal his 2019 World Cup spot for Sri Lanka.
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Lionel Messi Picks Up Injury In Argentina's Shock Defeat To Venezuela (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Lionel Messi picked up a groin injury in the shock 1-3 defeat to Venezuela as he made his first international appearance since the 2018 World Cup.
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Raheem Sterling Downs Czech Republic, France Sweep Past Moldova (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Raheem Sterling's hat-trick saw England start their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign by hammering the Czech Republic 5-0.
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Miami Open: Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka Advance As Dominic Thiem Tumbles (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Nocak Djokovic progresses to the Miami Open third round with a ruthless 7-6 (7/2), 6-2 destruction of Australian Bernard Tomic.
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South Africa Seal T20I Series vs Sri Lanka Despite Isuru Udana Heroics (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
South Africa clinched the three-match Twenty20 international series with a 16-run win over Sri Lanka in the second game at SuperSport Park.
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Aaron Finch Century Fires Australia To Eight-Wicket Win Over Pakistan (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Aaron Finch's match-winning knock overshadowed Haris Sohail's maiden one-day hundred (101 not out) which helped Pakistan to 280-5 in their 50 overs.
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India Beat Nepal To Win 5th Successive SAFF Women's Championship (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
India women registered a 3-1 win over Nepal to clinch their fifth title at the SAFF Women's Championship.
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Virat Kohli Might Skip Some IPL 2019 Matches. Here's Why (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Asked if the workload issue will affect the IPL 2019, Virat Kohli said it will depend on how the players strike a balance.
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Virat Kohli Responds To Gautam Gambhir's "Lucky To Survive" Jibe (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore are yet to win the coveted Indian Premier League title.
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"No Complacency On World Cup Security": ICC Chief After NZ Shooting (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
The England and Wales Cricket Board will host the World Cup from May 30 to July 14.
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Virat Kohli Eyeing Hat-Trick Of Records In IPL 2019 Opener Against CSK (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Virat Kohli has scored 4,948 runs from 163 matches for Royal Challengers Bangalore.
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KKR's Batting Line-Up Strongest In IPL 2019, Claims Simon Katich (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Simon Katich is the assistant coach of Kolkata Knight Riders.
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Today's Big Release: Akshay Kumar's Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (Thu, 10 Aug 2017)
Akshay Kumar's Toilet: Ek Prem Katha has a social message wrapped in the cover of humour
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Today's Big Release: SRK And Anushka's Jab Harry Met Sejal (Thu, 03 Aug 2017)
In Jab Harry Met Sejal, the protagonists embark on a journey to find Sejal's ring which only makes them realise what they mean to each other
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Today's Big Release: Indu Sarkar And Mubarakan (Thu, 27 Jul 2017)
Madhur Bhandarkar's Indu Sarkar is set during the Emergency. Meanwhile, Mubarakan will tickle your funny bone
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Today's Big Release: Much-Awaited Lipstick Under My Burkha (Thu, 20 Jul 2017)
Lipstick Under My Burkha, which had a bumpy start, will finally hit the screens today
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Today's Big Release: Sridevi's MOM (Fri, 07 Jul 2017)
Bollywood has two film releasing today - MOM and Guest Iin London. Hollywood's offering Spider-Man: Homecoming to moviegoers
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Today's Big Release: Ek Haseena Thi Ek Deewana Tha, The Big Sick (Thu, 29 Jun 2017)
Upen Patel's Ek Haseena Thi Ek Deewana Tha releases along with Anupam Kher's Hollywood film The Big Sick
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Today's Big Release: Salman Khan's Tubelight (Thu, 22 Jun 2017)
Salman Khan's Tubelight is set against the backdrop of Indo-China war (1962). Sohail Khan and child artiste Matin Rey Tangu co-star with Salman in the film
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Rasika Dugal Now Relates To Saadat Hasan Manto's 'Fearlessness' (Tue, 20 Jun 2017)
Nandita Das' film on renowned writer Saadat Hasan Manto stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Rasika Dugal
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Hum Paanch Returns: What Actress Cast As Kaajal Says (Tue, 20 Jun 2017)
The popular comedy show Hum Paanch is all set to return to television with a third season, titled Hum Paanch Phir Se. Jayashree Venkataramanan, who will be portraying the role of Kaajal bhai in the...
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Something About Varun Dhawan Worries Karan Johar A Lot (Mon, 19 Jun 2017)
"I get worried watching Varun on shows because I feel in his excitement, besides his shirt, many other garments might come off," said Karan Johar
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Boman Irani's 'Appalled' That People Don't Know Who Kailash Satyarthi Is (Mon, 19 Jun 2017)
What was shocking for the actor was what followed after he agreed to take up the role, "After agreeing to do the film, I got excited and called some friends, from the industry and even journalists who...
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Katrina Kaif On Working With Ranbir Kapoor: It Will Never Happen Again (Mon, 19 Jun 2017)
Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor's next release is Jagga Jasoos
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Don 3 Is Not Very Far. Details Will Be Announced 'Soon' (Sun, 18 Jun 2017)
"We are thinking about Don 3 and we are thinking very hard on it. We have found the right idea, it's being written now. We will make an official announcement soon," said Ritesh Sidhwani
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Short Film On Vidya And Her Father Gets A Good Review By Bollywood Stars (Sun, 18 Jun 2017)
Describing Farhan Akhtar's short film on Vidya Balan, Amitabh Bachchan said it is "a moving pertinent strong statement"
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Today's Big Release: Riteish Deshmukh's Bank Chor (Thu, 15 Jun 2017)
After from Bank Chor, Hollywood films Despicable Me 3 and Cars 3 are also releasing today
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Abhishek On Film With Aishwarya: Still In Talks With Anurag Kashyap (Mon, 12 Jun 2017)
Abhishek Bachchan said that his wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and he are still in talks with Anurag Kashyap for his upcoming project
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Rhea Chakraborty Met Shah Rukh Khan. Reacted Like The Rest Of Us Would (Mon, 12 Jun 2017)
"I met SRK after becoming an actor at a couple of film parties. That experience made me fall in love even more than I already was," said Rhea Chakraborty
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Deepika Wishes Happy Birthday To Dad Prakash Padukone With This Cute Pic (Sun, 11 Jun 2017)
Deepika Padukone shared a throwback picture of herself with father Prakash Padukone on his 62nd birthday
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Today's Big Release: Sushant Singh Rajput And Kriti Sanon's Raabta (Thu, 08 Jun 2017)
Raabta is the story of two lovers - played by Sushant and Kriti - who are separated by death (thanks to a conniving villain, played by Jim Sarbh). They meet again centuries later but will their love...
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Upen Patel Is 'Not Dejected' By His Film Career (Thu, 08 Jun 2017)
Upen Patel, who has been part of hit films like Namastey London and Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, says that he's not 'dejected' by the way his career in Bollywood has shaped up
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NDTV News - World-news

6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Colombia (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook southwest Colombia on Saturday afternoon, the USGS said, though there were no immediate reports of casualties or significant damage.
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ISIS Loses Final Territory In Syria: White House (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
The White House said Friday that the ISIS has lost its final territory in Syria -- even as reports of continued fighting came from the battlefield of Baghouz.
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Washington On Edge For Rober Mueller's Findings On Trump-Russia Probe (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
US Attorney General Bill Barr was expected to hand Congress as early as Saturday the key findings of the Russian meddling probe with Washington anxious to learn if President Donald Trump is implicated...
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Copters Airlift 1,300 Passengers From SOS Cruise Ship Off Norwegian Coast (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Emergency services said on Saturday they had begun airlifting 1,300 passengers off a cruise ship in trouble off the Norwegian coast.
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Italy Becomes First G7 Country To Sign China's "Silk Road" Project (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Italy on Saturday signed a "non-binding" protocol with China to take part in Beijing's new "Silk Road" of transport and trade links stretching from Asia to Europe.In doing so, Italy became the first...
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Would Be India's Mistake To See Us With Pre-Partition Eye: Pak President (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Pakistan President Arif Alvi said that Pakistan's desire for peace should not be misconstrued as a sign of weakness.
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64 Dead In China Chemical Plant Explosion, Survivor Pulled Out From Site (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Rescuers in eastern China pulled a survivor from rubble early on Saturday, two days after a massive explosion at a pestcide plant killed at least 64 people, flattening nearby buildings and shattering...
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Burj Khalifa Lit Up With Photo Of New Zealand PM In A Headscarf (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Dubai has projected the image of New Zealand premier Jacinda Ardern onto its iconic Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest skyscraper, in thanks for her response to last week's mosque shootings.
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New Zealand Reopens Mosques That Were Attacked; Many "March For Love" (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
Smelling of fresh paint, the two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch where a gunman killed 50 worshippers last week reopened their doors on Saturday, with many survivors among the first to...
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417 Dead In Cyclone-Hit Mozambique, Cholera Cases Reported In Beira (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
The death toll in Mozambique after a cyclone tore through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods has jumped to 417, Land and Environment Minister Celso Correia said on Saturday, adding that...
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Timeline: The Rise And Fall Of ISIS In Iraq And Syria (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
ISIS fighters have been defeated at the final shred of territory they held in eastern Syria, marking the end of jihadist rule that once spanned a third of Iraq and Syria, the U.S.-backed Syrian...
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US Ally Declares Fall Of ISIS "Caliphate", Last Village Captured (Sat, 23 Mar 2019)
ISIS has been defeated at its final shred of territory of Baghouz in Syria, the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Saturday, announcing the end of its self-declared "caliphate" that...
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US Agency Error Exposes 2.3 Million Disaster Survivors To Fraud: Report (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) exposed 2.3 million disaster survivors to possible identity theft and fraud by improperly sharing sensitive personal information with an outside...
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26 Killed, 30 Injured As Tourist Bus Catches Fire In China (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
Twenty six people were killed and 30 injured after a tourist bus caught fire in central China, local officials said.
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US Lawmaker Seeks Boeing Whistleblowers, Some MAX 737 Orders In Jeopardy (Fri, 22 Mar 2019)
A U.S. lawmaker on Friday urged current or former Boeing Co and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employees to come forward with any information about the certification programme for the 737 MAX,...
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