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Showing posts from August, 2015
Mandy Moore to visit India for a causeAmerican singer and actress Mandy Moore is counting the days for a visit to India. The global health advocate will be coming to the country early September to support NGO PSI India’s Gender Based Violence (GBV) Programme Project Wajood.
Pamela Anderson's dog 'committed suicide'Actress Pamela Anderson believes her pet dog Jo-Jo "committed suicide" because he didn't like her former husband Rick Salomon.The 47-year-old was left devastated when Jo-Jo passed away a few months ago and believes her former spouse, whom she divorced in April this year, is to be blamed, reports

Pamela Anderson's dog 'committed suicide'Actress Pamela Anderson believes her pet dog Jo-Jo "committed suicide" because he didn't like her former husband Rick Salomon.
Manmohan approved coal block for KSSPL: Ex-coal secretaryFormer coal secretary H.C. Gupta on Monday told a special court that then prime minister Manmohan Singh gave the "final approval" for allocation of a coal block to Kamal Sponge Steel and Power Ltd (KSSPL).
Facebook tool to identify unauthorised video postingsSoon it would not be easy to "steal" videos from Facebook as the social networking giant is introducing a video-matching tool designed to quickly identify videos that are duplicates of those already uploaded directly by their creators.
11 crore families enrolled in Suraksha Bandhan: Modi
Wooden statue much older than Egyptian pyramids?Ever heard of anything almost twice as old as the great Egyptian pyramid? Well, a wooden statue is, according to a new analysis of the ancient artefact first found over a century ago, a media report said.
Videocon's Kolkata unit starts manufacturing mobile phoneDomestic electronics company Videocon on Saturday said that it had started manufacturing mobile handsets at its Salt Lake facility here.
RBI hints at interest rate cuts in IndiaReserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan has not ruled out cutting interest rates in India for a fourth time, admitting that the world's central problem is continued slowing economic growth.
Pakistan determined to eliminate terrorism: AzizPakistan's National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz on Monday urged the international community to join hands to develop a strategy to counter terrorism.
'Festival film' label keeps audiences away from good stories: Nandita DasAward winning actress Nandita Das is "uncomfortable" with labels such as 'festival films' that create a divide among audiences. She believes people are keen to watch such films, but are not able to access them.
Cheaper, better LED technology on the wayScientists including one of Indian origin have developed a new highly efficient and low cost light emitting diode that could help spur more widespread adoption of the LED technology.
A device that turns breath into wordsScientists, including an Indian-origin doctor, have developed a new device that gives words to the thoughts of severe paralysis victims by analysing and interpreting their breathing patterns.
Asia Women's Basketball Championship: China defeat South KoreaChinese women defeated their South Korean counterparts with a 74-58 win at FIBA Asia Women's Basketball Championship here, a media report said.
Australian opener Warner eyes World T20 title next yearSwashbuckling opener David Warner asserted on Sunday that the Australians will aim to capture the only title missing from their impressive trophy cabinet when they travel to India for the World Twenty20 next year.
SRK wraps 'Dilwale' shooting in IcelandBollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has wrapped up the shooting of a song with actress Kajol in Iceland for his upcoming film "Dilwale".
Obama to rename tallest US peakUS President Barack Obama is set to restore the name of the tallest North American mountain peak -- Mount McKinley in Alaska -- to the native Alaskan name of “Denali”, the media reported on Monday.
GSAT-6A's big antenna deployed by ISROThe Indian space agency on Sunday said it had successfully deployed the large antenna of military communication satellite GSAT-6 and also raised its orbit.
Canadian Drouin wins men's high jump gold at WorldsCanada's Derek Drouin cleared 2.34 metres in a three-man jump-off to win the men's high jump gold medal at the World Athletics Championships here on Sunday.
Gujarat violence shocked, pained nation: PM Narendra ModiThe Gujarat violence over job reservations that left 10 people dead shocked and pained the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.
Won't renew ordinance on land acquisition: PM Narendra ModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government will not renew the land acquisition ordinance that lapses on Monday."I have decided. The ordinance lapses tomorrow, and we will not renew it," Modi said in his radio address Mann ki Baat.
Garner spotted without wedding ringActress Jennifer Garner, who announced her split from actor Ben Affleck, was spotted over the weekend without her wedding ring.
Language barrier in Indian cinema melting away, says SharmilaVeteran actress Sharmila Tagore says the divide between what is perceived as national and regional cinemas is "melting away".
Jessica Biel's daily workoutsActress Jessica Biel got her pre-pregnancy figure back by working out "almost every day".
Taylor Swift, Avril Lavigne perform togetherQuashing rumours of a fallout, singers Taylor Swift and Avril Lavigne shared the stage to perform the latter's hit single "Complicated" here.
Jess Glynne banned from partyingSinger Jess Glynne, 25, has been forced to quit her social life for the time being to protect her voice and save her career following emergency surgery on her vocal cords two months ago.
Kajal Aggarwal replaces Keerthy Suresh in 'Kavalai Vendam'Actress Kajal Aggarwal has replaced Keerthy Suresh in upcoming Tamil comedy "Kavalai Vendam". The latter had walked out of the project citing date issues.
Russia-Reliance Group pact for 197 defence choppers
Mahesh Bhatt applauds Anu Aggarwal's courage in recounting life experience
"Aashiqui" actress Anu Aggarwal unveiled her autobiography "Anusual" and her debut film director Mahesh Bhatt praised her effort in sharing her interesting life story and its travails with courage.

Olsen sisters 'still learning' about fashion industryActresses-turned-fashion designers Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen say they are still learning about the fashion industry despite nearly a decade at the helm of their own label.
Grow plants if you want to curb urban heat: NASAThe presence of vegetation in urban areas - along the roads, in the parks and in your neighbourhood - can limit city heat effect to a great extent, says a NASA study
Three dead in Peru plane crashA small plane with three people onboard crashed near Peru capital Lima, police said.
Devices running Windows 10 sees huge growth: MicrosoftTechnology giant Microsoft on Wednesday said that over 75 million devices were running the flagship operating system (OS) Windows 10 after a month of its release, that goes to show that the adoption rate of the OS is nearly 414 percent. Just a day after the launch of the new OS, the technology giant declared that 14 million devices were running Windows 10
Shinzo Abe asks Obama to investigate alleged NSA spyingJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abeon Wednesday asked US President Barack Obama to investigate alleged spying by American security agencies on the government and corporate officials in Japan.
Selena Gomez takes selfie in underwear
Bieber not romancing former Playboy modelSinger Justin Bieber is not dating former Playboy model Xenia Deli although the two were seen getting cozy in a video surfacing online.
Cara Delevingne poses nude to promote lipstickModel-actress Cara Delevingne has posed nude under a blazer for a Yves Saint Laurent campaign, promoting the brand's Rouge Pur Couture lipstick.
Germany's benchmark DAX index reboundsThe benchmark DAX index at Frankfurt Stock Exchange rebounded and advanced by nearly five percent
Nick Jonas' fashion faux pasSinger Nick Jonas says his biggest fashion faux pas was wearing bow ties for every    occasion.