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Raj Kaushal In Awe Of Mandira Bedi’s Versatility!

Raj Kaushal In Awe Of Mandira Bedi’s Versatility!

He happens to be the hubby dearest of one of the most talked about women in the country, Mandira Bedi, but Raj Kaushal, a filmmaker of repute, prefers to stay away from the limelight, which was evident during his recent visit to Vadodara.He happily let Mandiraanswer most of the questions directed at the couple, and spoke only when he had to.

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In The Money!

In The Money!

Model-actress Freida Pinto is strengthening her foothold in the international celeb world. Buzz suggests that the Slumdog Millionaire star has inked a two-year endorsement deal with a high fashion apparel brand for $7 million.

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Seven-Billionth Baby To Be Born On Oct 31

Seven-Billionth Baby To Be Born On Oct 31

UNITED NATIONS – The world’s 7 billionth person, who the UN says will be born on October 31, will join a population more aware than ever of the challenges of sustaining life on a crowded planet but no closer to a consensus about what to do about it.

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Deep Trouble!

Deep Trouble!

Residents poured out of the Thai capital by bus, plane and train Thursday, heeding government warnings to use a special five-day holiday to evacuate parts of the flood-threatened metropolis as rivers swelled and floodwaters threatened to burst through dykes protecting the capital. A Thai tuk tuk driver sits in his submerged vehicle in a flooded area in Bangkok on Thursday.

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Gift Hungry Zardari Accepts Freebies Worth $160 Million

Gift Hungry Zardari Accepts Freebies Worth $160 Million

KARACHI – Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, it seems, has perfected the art of receiving gifts and that too expensive ones.

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Prosecutors Pressed Me To Wear Wire To Trap Rajat Gupta, Says Convicted Fraudster Raj Rajaratnam

Prosecutors Pressed Me To Wear Wire To Trap Rajat Gupta, Says Convicted Fraudster Raj Rajaratnam

WASHINGTON – Convicted hedge fund tycoon Raj Rajaratnam claims US prosecutors pressed him to “wear a wire” and record conversations with his Indian-American friend Rajat Gupta, Goldman Sachs Group Inc director

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Pakistan Gets Non-Permanent Seat In UN Security Council

Pakistan Gets Non-Permanent Seat In UN Security Council

UNITED NATIONS – Pakistan has been elected to the powerful UN Security Council as a non-permanent member for a two-year-term beginning on January 1, 2012, putting it in the club of 10 nations which currently includes India.

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Swiss Banks Ready To Reveal Customer Names

Swiss Banks Ready To Reveal Customer Names

LONDON – Swiss banks will likely settle a sweeping US probe of offshore tax evasion by paying billions of dollars and handing over names of thousands of Americans who have secret accounts, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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Muslim Dedicates Son To Sikhs’ First Guru

Muslim Dedicates Son To Sikhs’ First Guru

NANKANA SAHIB (PAKISTAN) – A Muslim family that donated 19,000 acres of land to Guru Nanak before becoming his first disciple outside the Guru’s family is prepared to dedicate a two-and-a-half-year-old 20th generation member to the revered Guru.

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Delhi Remains Rape Capital Of India

Delhi Remains Rape Capital Of India

NEW DELHI – Delhi retained its tag of the country’s rape capital, topping the list of 35 major cities in the country reporting the highest number of rape cases (414) in 2010. Mumbai was next with 194 cases, followed by Pune (91), Jabalpur, Bhopal and Jaipur.

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