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Koffee With Karan 5: 10 Funny Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer Singh Quotes

“A double shot of coffee, please. Actually, make it triple.” Yes, that’s what you need to match up to electric energy of Karan Johar’s guests on Koffee With Karan Season 5 Episode 4, which aired on aired on November 27. Ranbir Kapoor and Ranveer Singh were on the couch for the first time together and it was an episode to watch out for. The duo’s incessant banter was only punctuated…

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Why Modi continues to enjoy wide popular support

‘I have no doubt that the government means well.’ ‘I am merely curious to know whether my suspicions of it being enthusiastic about shooting first and aiming later are unfounded,’ says Aakar Patel. It was said about the French leader Giscard D’Estaing that the idea of a European Union thrilled him, but the details bored him. I have often suspected that this attitude is to be found in many of…

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‘Never seen a woman journalist braver than her’

Despite being in the crosshairs of the police, politicians and vigilantes, Malini Subramaniam continues to report from Bastar, Chhattisgarh, a hotbed for Maoist insurgency. For her work, often under life-threatening circumstances, she has won the International Press Freedom Award 2016. P Rajendran meets Subramaniam at the awards night in New York City. There has never been a more dangerous time to be a journalist.’ Malini Subramaniam knows a little about…

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Battle lines drawn for today’s bandh

Support me or support corruption, says Modi as Opposition goes ahead with protest On the eve of the proposed nationwide Opposition bandh over demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday offered people a choice: endorse the “Bharat bandh” or support the fight against corruption. Upping the ante against parties opposing demonetisation, the Prime Minister said: “On the one hand, the government is taking steps to shut all doors for corruption….

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PM Modi likely to attend Rajya Sabha, Cong says he is not courageous enough

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to attend the Rajya Sabha on Thursday but may not intervene to end an impasse over the scrapping of high-value currency that has deadlocked Parliament and stalled legislative business. Opposition parties went into a huddle early Thursday and indicated they might continue to disrupt proceedings in the second week of the winter session that has transacted little work. The Opposition has been furious over…

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ICC punishes Indian women’s team for skipping Pakistan matches, BCCI angry

The International Cricket Council has not taken it too kindly that the Indian women’s team skipped all their three matches against Pakistan in the ICC women’s championship competition. India have now been docked all their six points against their arch-rivals.The technical committee of the ICC said in a press statement on Wednesday that it was sensitive to the current state of relations between India and Pakistan, but concluded that the…

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Happy that more people will see Sairat now: Director Manjule on remakes

 Director of Marathi blockbuster Sairat, Nagraj Manjule says he is happy that the film is being remade in different languages as it will now reach out to larger number of audience. Recently Zee Studios partnered with White Hill for a Punjabi remake and with Rockline Venkatesh for remakes in Kannada, Telegu, Tamil and Malayalam. The director says he feels honoured as it is the first time a Marathi film is…

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Malicious video link for Apple devices doing rounds, requires hard reboot

There is a new malicious video link doing rounds that willl freeze devices running on iOS. Yeah! We know that there has been several ones released earlier and Apple has been very proactive in releasing fixes or patches for all the links. But it is worth a warning. The new malicious video link, reported by EverythingApplePro, causes an iPhone, iPad or an iPod to completely hang when in Safari browser….

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No Transaction Fee on Debit Card Payments, Rail E-Ticketing Till December 31

With the aim to promote online and card payments, the Finance Ministry on Wednesday waived off the transaction fee on RuPay debit cards, public sector banks’ debit cards and railway e-ticketing till December 31 with an advice to private sector banks to follow suit, it was announced in New Delhi. “To promote greater use of debit cards, public sector banks and some of the private sector banks have decided to…

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Video | Apple mirror — a giant iPhone cum mirror

Dymek has created a fully functional smart touchscreen mirror based on Apple’s iOS 10. Designer Rafael Dymek created a mirror that has all the functionalities of a smartphone. He was inspired when he saw his girlfriend struggling to find her phone in the midst of getting ready in front of a mirror. Dymek has created a fully functional smart touchscreen mirror based on Apple’s iOS 10. The design includes the…

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‘Retribution will be heavy for this cowardly act,’ Army’s Northern Command said in a warning to Pakistan.

‘Retribution will be heavy for this cowardly act,’ Army’s Northern Command said in a warning to Pakistan. Srinagar: The Army vowed “heavy retribution” after Pakistan’s troops killed three Indian soldiers and mutilated one of the bodies at Machil sector in Kashmir’s Kupwara district along the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday. The Army’s Northern Command tweeted: “3 soldiers killed in action on LoC in Machil. Body of one soldier mutilated,…

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India v/s England: Parthiv Patel to replace Wriddhiman Saha in Mohali Test

Thigh strain rules out Saha from the third Test. India have called up wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel for the third test against England after Wriddhiman Saha was ruled out of the match in Mohali with a thigh strain, the country’s cricket board (BCCI) said on Wednesday. Saha replaced Mahendra Singh Dhoni as India’s test wicketkeeper after the former captain retired from the five-day format at the end of 2014. He has…

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