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  • Janata ‘parivar’ celebrates Makar Sankranti
    1:32 PM

    Patna, Jan 14 (IANS) Makar Sankranti was celebrated here with political colour in Bihar, with clear signs that the Janata ‘parivar’ was all set for unity. Ignoring the biting cold, thousands of workers of the ruling JD-U and its ally Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) marked the festival at the residence

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  • Rahul, Preeti celebrate Makar Sankranti with NGO kids (TV Snippets)
    1:32 PM

    Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Actors Rahul Sharma and Preeti Chaudhary, who play the lead couple in the popular show “Ek Rishta Aisa Bhi”, celebrated Makar Sankranti with children from Save The Children India NGO at a hotel here. Various hues adorned the sky when Rahul and Preeti along with children

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  • Tap our liberal tax policy: Swiss envoy to Indian firms
    12:45 PM

    Panaji, Jan 14 (IANS) Making a pitch for Indian investment, Switzerland’s ambassador Linus von Castelmur Wednesday said Indian companies should take advantage of his country’s liberal tax and flexible labour market. Castelmur, who conducted a seminar here on Indo-Swiss relations, said Indian businessmen should use Switzerland as a gateway to

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  • Volatility hits Jet shares after promoter pledges stake
    12:45 PM

    Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Volatility in scrip prices hit Jet Airways, a day after its promoter Naresh Goyal pledged his entire 51 percent stake in the company to the Punjab National Bank (PNB). The company’s stock at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) fell 5.76 percent in the intra-day trade at

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  • Deepti Naval plays Kashmiri Muslim in ’19th January’
    12:13 PM

    Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Debutante film maker Sanjay Amar’s “19th January”, will see veteran and acclaimed actress Deepti Naval in the role of a Kashmiri Muslim. “I’m glad Deepti Naval is part of this project. She is known for her content-driven films and she said ‘yes’ to this film only

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  • Excited to share screen space with brother: Huma Qureshi
    11:49 AM

    Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi says she’s excited about an offer to share screen space with her actor brother Saqib Saleem in the Hindi remake of Hollywood movie “Oculus”. “Yes, it’s true. We have been offered that film. It’s a very exciting film. Let’s see how it goes.

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  • Chef Vikas Khanna approached for Hollywood biopic
    11:37 AM

    Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Award-winning Michelin-starred Indian chef Vikas Khanna has been approached by a Hollywood studio to make a biopic on his inspiring journey from Amritsar to the US. Officials of the studio are said to have already paid a visit to Amritsar to do a recce of where

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  • Mercedes-Benz to increase vehicle prices
    11:20 AM

    Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Luxury automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz India Tuesday announced an upward price revision which, it said, was due to the withdrawal of excise duty concession on Dec 31, 2014. According to the company, the prices would be revised by up to four percent across the model range. The

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  • Sensex closes 160 points down; bank stocks fall
    11:13 AM

    Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed trade 160 points down Tuesday, a day after key economic data on industrial production and inflation renewed India Inc’s hopes for a lending rates cut. Apart from fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and healthcare index, all sector-based indices

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