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Sushma Swaraj undergoes dialysis after kidney failure


New Delhi: Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday underwent dialysis after a kidney failure. “I am in AIIMS because of kidney failure. Presently, I am on dialysis,” the ailing minister tweeted.The Bharatiya Janata Party leader said she was also undergoing tests for a kidney transplant. “Lord Krishna will bless,” she added.

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Cong slams PM in RS over demonetisation, says ‘people are suffering’


New Delhi:  Congress lashed out heavily at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes. Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said, “the rule was implemented without any prior notice and that the whole nation is suffering due to the same”. He also questioned PM over the same saying, “which law gave him a right to ...

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Shiv Sena on board for Mamata’s march on demonetisation; CPI-M, Congress decline


New Delhi: The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress, which is virtually at war with the Narendra Modi government over the demonetisation issue, on Tuesday got a shot in the arm when BJP ally Shiv Sena decided to join its march to Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday to press for rollback of the currency spike decision. Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party ...

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Irrfan Khan in Salman Khan’s next based on ‘Komagata Maru’ incident


After Kabir Khan’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan, in which he played the lead and Athiya Shetty, Sooraj Pancholi’s launch vehicle Hero, Salman Khan is ready to roll with his next production, Lions of the Sea. Based on the Komagata Maru incident, the English period-drama features Irrfan Khan in the lead and will roll in mid-2017 with schedules in India, UK, Hong Kong ...

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Akshay Kumar, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt cheer for Twinkle Khanna at her book launch


MUMBAI: After the success of her bestseller ‘Mrs Funnybones’, Twinkle Khanna is back with her second book ‘The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad’. The former actress had presented the first copy to childhood friend Karan Johar on his chat show where she appeared with her actor-husband Akshay Kumar in rib-tickling episode. Karan went on to host the book launch, which was ...

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Rupee gains 19 paise against dollar in early trade


MUMBAI: Reversing its two-day fall, the rupee recovered by 19 paise to 67.55 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday on fresh selling of the American currency by banks and exporters.

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Protectionist rhetoric in the West is a worry, says Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka


BENGALURU: Protectionist rhetoric emanating from developed countries has potentially serious implications for the software industry, Infosys Chief Executive Officer Vishal Sikka said, but he argued that the company has the capability to surmount hurdles in the way of the free movement of technology professionals. Sikka, a former technology chief at SAP, made a case for realism, arguing that Infosys must ...

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Mo Dil Kahe Ilu Ilu


The new Odia movie titled Mo dil kahe Ilu Ilu is based on double roles. The story focuses more on family drama despite being a love story. Entrepreneur’s (Mihir Das) son Deb falls in love with another entrepreneur’s (Bijaya Mohanty) daughter Shruti. Residing in Deb’s home is a transgender named Ketaki, also happens to be in love with Deb. However ...

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CSE Welcomes Emergency Environment Measures by Delhi Govt.


Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed the initiative by the Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi to announce emergency measures for bringing down the super severe pollution peaks that have persisted for about a week, posing serious health risk for children, the ailing and the general public. Said Anumita Roychowdhury, CSE’s executive director (research and advocacy) and the head ...

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Singer Swati Sharrma with her Emotion trance


Mumbai: A Bollywood movie is almost incomplete without a song. The music of a movie makes people hum along and dance to its tunes. Numerous Bollywood songs connect on an emotional level. The lyrics of some Bollywood songs bring tears. Sad songs do bring memories. Bollywood sad songs are all about pain, heartbreak, heartache do have a cult following. Lyrics ...

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