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Nation remembers Nehru on 124th birth anniversary

New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The nation Thursday paid rich tributes to India’s first prime minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 124th birth anniversary. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, among others, paid floral tributes to Nehru at Shantivan on the bank of […]

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Tannishtha joins campaign against fairness cream ad

Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Dusky Indian actress Tannishtha Chatterjee has added weight to the ‘Dark Is Beautiful’ campaign against fairness cream ads by Emami, which is endorsed by superstar Shah Rukh Khan. The actress, who has starred in films like “Brick Lane”, “Road, Movie” and “Dekh Indian Circus”, has lent support to the campaign by […]

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Wolves’ Rikcy Rubio makes career-high 16 assists

Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Ricky Rubio made a career-high 16 assists to carry the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Cleveland Cavaliers 124-95 in the National Basketball Association (NBA) league Wednesday. Kevin Love had a game-high 33 points. The Timberwolves improved to 6-3, ranking fifth in the competitive Western Conference. Kyrie Irving had 20 points for the […]

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Philippines typhoon toll climbs to 2,357

Manila, Nov 14 (IANS) The number of deaths in the Philippines caused by Typhoon Haiyan rose to 2,357, a government agency said Thursday. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said in its report that 77 persons remained missing and the number of injured stood at 3,853, reports Xinhua. More than eight million Filipinos […]

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Vishesh Bhatt to marry childhood friend on Nov 28

Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Vishesh Bhatt, who debuted as a director with “Murder 3″, will marry his childhood friend Kanika Nov 28. His father and filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt says it’s a great moment for their family. “All I can say is it’s a great moment for the Bhatt family. We are very happy and […]

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‘Mission: Impossible 5′ scheduled for 2015 X-Mas release

Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) The makers of the fifth instalment of action series “Mission: Impossible” have decided to release it on Dec 25, 2015. Hollywood actor Tom Cruise will reprise his role as secret agent Ethan Hunt in “Mission: Impossible 5″. The 50-year-old will star in and produce the fifth instalment while “Jack Reacher” […]

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From the land of baseball, tributes to India’s ‘cricket God’

Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) In a country where baseball rules and few people know of cricket and even fewer play cricket, America’s leading daily New York Times has chosen to pay rich tributes to India’s “cricket God” Sachin Tendulkar. Taking note of Tendulkar’s iconic status in India, the influential daily carried two OpEd pieces on […]

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