Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2016’

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Remembering Bollywood super star Rajesh Khanna

Today is the 74th Birth anniversary of Bollywood Super Star Rajesh Khanna. He was born in Amritsar, Punjab. On 30 April 2013 he was officially bestowed with the title “The First Superstar of Indian cinema” at Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards. He has also been honored with a stamp and statue of his likeness, and a road being renamed in his …

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Tennis: Former world No 1 Ana Ivanovic retires

Former world No 1 Ana Ivanovic announced her retirement from tennis, admitting that the physical toll of the circuit had proved too much. The 29-year-old Serbian held the top spot for 12 weeks in 2008, the season when she claimed her sole Grand Slam success by winning the French Open. “I’ve decided to retire from professional tennis,” Ivanovic announced. “It …

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Goa: 3rd ‘DigiDhan Mela’ organised in Panaji

As part of the nationwide 100-day special campaign to promote digital and cashless transactions, the third ‘DigiDhan Mela’ was organised in Goa’s capital Panaji on Wednesday. Inaugurating ‘DigiDhan Mela’, Union Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar said that excessive cash supply supports crime, drugs and activities related to tax-evasion. He added that country is moving towards less cash economy, as digital transactions …

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U.P: Samajwadi Party releases list of 325 candidates

SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav has released a list of 325 candidates for UP assembly polls. While Ministers loyal to Akhilesh have been denied tickets… It has been given to Akhilesh baiters Gayatri Prajapati, Atiq Ahmed, Sib-gatullah Ansari and Narad Rai. The crisis in ruling Samajawadi Party in Uttar Pradesh may further deepen in coming days. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam …

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Sasikala Natrajan to lead AIADMK

AIADMK has adopted a resolution to work under the leadership of Sasikala Natarajan in the party general body meeting today. 14 resolutions passed in AIADMK gen body meet; resolution demanding Jayalalithaa’s birthday be celebrated as ‘Nat’l Farmers Day’ also adopted. Meanwhile dissent is also growing within AIADMK as rebel MP Sasikala pushpa’s husband was arrested by the Tamil Nadu Police …

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Cabinet approves ordinance on demonetised notes

Union Cabinet approves ordinance related to demonetisation of old 500 and 1000 rupee notes. After 31st March 2017, possession of the demonetised notes beyond a specified amount to attract a monetary fine. Currency notes across the world carry their Central Banks’ promise to pay the bearer the amount of the value of the note but Reserve Bank of India will …

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Pain-killers may lead to hearing loss in women: study

Ladies, take note! Frequently taking pain-killers such as ibuprofen for over six years may put you at the risk of hearing loss, a new study has warned. The study adds to a growing body of evidence linking the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) or acetaminophen with loss of hearing, although the exact mechanism at play remains unknown. “Hearing loss …

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‘Cutting cholesterol to level of newborn babies reduces heart attack risk’

High cholesterol levels are known to be detrimental to heart health and can also become the cause all sorts of diseases and conditions. The obvious thing to concentrate on at this point would be to reduce your cholesterol levels. However, a study has discovered that bringing down your cholesterol to the same level as that of a new born baby …

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Can’t thank Ashutosh enough for ‘Swades’: SRK

Shah Rukh Khan has thanked director Ashutosh Gowariker for helming the 2004 critically acclaimed film “Swades”, which featured the superstar in the lead role. As the film clocked 12 years today, the 51-year-old actor posted a sweet message on Twitter, praising the entire cast and crew of the movie. “Yeh jo Des hai mera Swades hai mera… Can’t thanks Ashutosh …

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Big B scores 24 million followers on Twitter

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has crossed a fan following of 24 million on Twitter, retaining his position of the most followed Indian actor on the micro-blogging site. The 74-year-old actor is ahead of superstars like Shah Rukh Khan (22.6 million), Salman Khan (20.7 million), Aamir Khan (19.3 million) and Bollywood stars Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra, who have 16.8 million and …

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