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Lisa And Nargis Are New Best Buddies In B-Town

Lisa And Nargis Are New Best Buddies In B-Town

Guess who’s on modelturned-actress Lisa Haydon’sfriend list — fellow modelNargis Fakhri.Interestingly, the two girlshave been bonding on a microbloggingsite. Lisa recentlytweeted, “OMG, this is hilarious.Hey Nargis, morning wokeup thinking about you andwhere you are in the world. Hugs and bugs.”Prod Lisa about the message,and she says, “I don’tknow what Nargis is going tothink if I […]

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Irrfan To Play RAW Agent In Nikhil Advani’s D-Day

Irrfan To Play RAW Agent In Nikhil Advani’s D-Day

The actor will be seenplaying a RAW agent inNikhil Advani’s D-Day.The film is currentlybeing shot in the Rann ofKutch, Gujarat.While Irrfan’s co-starArjun Rampal had to work onhis physique, Irrfan states hisrole didn’t essentially requirehim to do any of that. I play a RAW agent whois stationed outside DawoodIbrahim’s house in Pakistan.Unlike popular perception,RAW or secret […]

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Will India’s 2014 General Elections Be Influenced By Social Media?

Will India’s 2014 General Elections Be Influenced By Social Media?

NEW DELHI – Social media has made it possible for everyone to express themselves bolder and better around the world. It has even bridged the gaps among people, adding a personal touch. People these days feel more involved in the events and concerns of their nation. With the increased involvement of public and media, the […]

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Sri Lanka To Sidestep US-Led Sanctions Against Iran: Report

Sri Lanka To Sidestep US-Led Sanctions Against Iran: Report

COLOMBO – Sri Lanka will sidestep US-led sanctions against Iran by diverting its oil payments towards a water management project that Tehran is funding in the island, a senior official was quoted as saying on Sunday. Two billion rupees ($15.38 million) owed to Iran for oil will be used to finance the Uma Oya irrigation […]

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Bangladeshis Top Infiltration Threat

Bangladeshis Top Infiltration Threat

NEW DELHI – In the past three years, India has seen maximum infiltration from Bangladesh compared to any other country. In reply to a question on infiltration in the Lok Sabha, the government said that around 4,500 Bangladeshis were caught while infiltrating various borders since 2009, while forces apprehended 317 Pakistanis for sneaking in during […]

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Belgian Man Finds Out his Wife Was A Man After 19 Years

Belgian Man Finds Out his Wife Was A Man After 19 Years

LONDON – A 64-year-old Belgian man wants to have his marriage annulled after he discovered that his Indonesian wife of 19 years had been born a man and had later undergone a sex change. The man, named Jan, married Monica in 1993 despite legal difficulties raised by the Belgian immigration authorities, Telegraph reported. But it was […]

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Space Pioneer To Send 80,000 People To Mars

Space Pioneer To Send 80,000 People To Mars

To colonise Red Planet by ferrying explorers for $500,000 per trip LONDON – SpaceX founder Elon Musk has announced detailed plans to send 80,000 people to colonise Mars by ferrying explorers to the Red Planet for $500,000 per trip. Musk, the first private space entrepreneur to launch a successful mission to the International Space Station, […]

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First Man To Visit 201 Nations Without Using Plane

First Man To Visit 201 Nations Without Using Plane

LONDON – British globetrotter Graham Hughes has become the first person to visit all 201 countries in the world – without using a plane, the Daily Mail reported. The 33-year-old adventurer from Liverpool used buses, taxis, trains and his own two feet to travel 160,000 miles or 2,56,000 km in 1,426 days – all on a […]

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Congress Hijacks ‘Aam Aadmi’ Plank With Direct-Cash-Transfer Dice

Congress Hijacks ‘Aam Aadmi’ Plank With Direct-Cash-Transfer Dice

NEW DELHI – With its “aam aadmi” plank hijacked by Arvind Kejriwal’s new political outfit, the Congress today rushed to showcase its ambitious direct cash transfer scheme as nothing short of a political revolution and a game-changer that will ensure that the common man gets his rightful benefits through an efficient and transparent system. Coining […]

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Father, Brother, Uncle Of A 13-Year-Old Arrested For Raping Her For Two Years

Father, Brother, Uncle Of A 13-Year-Old Arrested For Raping Her For Two Years

NEW DELHI – The father, brother and an uncle of a 13 year-old girl from Dharmadom in north Kerala’s Kannur district have been arrested for allegedly raping the minor for the past two years. The shocking incident came to light two days ago when the 8th standard student of a local school was seen crying […]

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