• India cuts shortlist for new RBI chief to four

    By Douglas Busvine and Rupam Jain NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The government has narrowed its list of candidates to become the next governor of the Reserve Bank of India to four, a senior official told Reuters, as it set in motion the process of naming a new Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The moves seek to ensure policy continuity and reassure domestic and global investors after RBI chief Raghuram Rajan shocked markets 10 days ago by announcing he would not seek reappointment in September. Rajan, 53, had been accorded rock-star status by markets for defusing a currency crisis, lowering inflation and winning parliament's approval to set up the MPC which will set interest rates.

  • This Adorable Tweet Of Ranveer Singh To Deepika Padukone Proves All Is Well Between Them!

    2016 has been a year of break up and recently we heard the news of Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone's break-up and both were upset with each other. Last night at IIFA awards Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh were completely into each other and the couple was looking much in love. To make it more precise Ranveer tweeted: "Leela to my Ram... Mastani to my Bajirao... Best Actress to my Best Actor @deepikapadukone #IIFA2016 Koi Shaq?" Now, this definitely proves that both are still together and are still inseparable.

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  • Hrithik Roshan Opens Up On His Legal Hassle With Kangana Ranaut At IIFA 2016!

    Hrithik Roshan and Kangana Ranaut‘s controversy is known to everyone. Whereas Hrithik chose to maintain silence over this whole issue. Hrithik who mostly kept quiet about the issue at the 17th IIFA red carpet in Madrid Hrithik told reporters that he has nothing behind him everything is in front and it will soon be in front of everyone.

    Business of Cinema
  • Watch: 76-yr-old woman performs martial arts with man half her age

    The star of one of the recent viral posts on Facebook is 76-year-old Meenakshiamma from Vatakara, Kerala. In the video, she takes on a man half her age, with no signs of slowing down. Watch the video here.

    The Indian Express
  • Sourav Ganguly plays safe, ducks Ravi Shastri’s bouncer

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly, who reportedly played a ‘game-changing’ hand in appointing Anil Kumble as the head coach of the Indian cricket team, reacted to The Indian Express story — Ganguly wasn’t there when I was interviewed: Shastri — saying the interview (process) was a “confidential” matter. Ganguly, according to Ravi Shastri, was absent, when the latter had been interviewed by the BCCI-nominated four-member panel. “Well, actually he wasn’t there,” Shastri told this paper on Friday as he was asked: ‘You mention Sachin, Laxman and Sanjay Jagdale.

    The Indian Express
  • Over 200 rounds fired in Pampore attack: CRPF chief

    New Delhi, June 27 (ANI): Giving out details of ambush on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Pampore which left eight personnel dead, Director-General of the paramilitary force, K. Durga Prasad, on Monday said over 200 rounds of ammunition was fired upon their bus. Asserting that they were in the process of discussing the steps needed to improve upon their existing practices, Durga Prasad said that CRPF personnel swiftly retaliated and neutralized two of the terrorists. Around 1645 hours in Pampore area, they were in four vehicles.

  • Watch: Woman kisses CM Siddaramaiah at public meeting

    In the video, the woman is seen kissing Siddaramaiah on stage during a state-level program of Kuruba Community, leaving all surprised. The incident happened at a programme to felicitate newly elected members of zilla panchayats and taluk panchayats, organised by the Karnataka Pradesha Kuruba Sangha at palace grounds here. Standing next to Chief Minister for a group photo, Girija Srinivas, who is Tarikere Taluk Panchayat member from Amruthapura in Chikmagalur district, all of a sudden in her moment of joy gave a peck on his cheek and walked away.

    The Indian Express
  • Reliance Jio’s Amitabh Jaipuria steps down ahead of company's big 4G launch

    KOLKATA:Amitabh Jaipuria, president and mobility business head of Reliance Jio Infocomm, is said to have stepped down ahead of the Mukesh Ambani-led telecom entrant's much-awaited commercial launch of 4G services. Jaipuria is learnt to have put in his papers last week on personal grounds and may move out of the telecom industry, a person aware of the matter told ET. A former managing director of the Indian unit of US agriculture company Monsanto, Jaipuria joined Reliance Jio a little over two years back as its wireline business head. About a year ago, he was asked to manage Jio's mobility business and oversee a host of functions, including customer acquisitions, usage and retention (U&R), Wi-Fi and enterprise businesses.

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  • Forget missions, David Headley was inspired by Osama Bin Laden's theory on women

    New Delhi: Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley liked Osama bin Laden's theory of having several women in one's life but found Pakistani women to be cumbersome than those from Arab countries, says a new book. Laden's father, Mohammed bin Laden, had at least 54 children from 22 different wives. So while Laden was attending college, he and a friend decided they would each also take several wives and have large families. Laden himself had over 20 children from six wives. "Laden later developed a theory on the advantages of having several women in one's life. Four was the optimal number, prescribed by the Prophet Muhammad himself, according to bin Laden," writes investigative journalist

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  • Cops list Mamta Kulkarni as absconding | Bollywood News | Hindi Movies News | Celebrity News - BollywoodHungama.com

    In the wake of the drug controversy that has plagued the life of Mamta Kulkarni, as of now, the police authorities in Mumbai who are in search of the actress, have deemed her as absconding. Earlier we had reported that Mamta and her husband Vicky Goswami have been declared as the masterminds behind drug trafficking after a drug racket worth Rs. 2000 crore was allegedly busted. In a second charge-sheet in the Thane drug haul case that was filed on June 23, Mamta and her husband and the international drug lord Vicky Goswami, have been accused has been termed absconding in the 385 page charge sheet. Besides that, the charge sheet has also included five other names in accused which includes Manoj

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  • India gains entry into MTCR after NSG failure

    India may not have succeeded in getting admitted into the Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG), but it has gained entry into the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) from Monday (27 June) as a full member. This will permit India to purchase high-end missile technology, along with boosting its joint ventures with Russia. "We applied for the membership of MTCR last year and all the procedural formalities have been completed," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup told the Indian media.

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  • Sachin lone Indian in McCullum's all-time XI

    London, June 27 (IANS) Batting icon Sachin Tendulkar is the lone Indian to find a place in former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum's list of all-time cricketing XI with West Indian legend Vivian Richards as the captain. McCullum's team comprises four Australians in Ricky Ponting, Adam Gilchrist, Shane Warne and Mitchell Johnson, three West Indians in Vivian Richards, Brian Lara and Chris Gayle, two Kiwis in Tim Southee and Trent Boult, Tendulkar and South Africa's Jacques Kallis.

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  • Did Sofia Hayat actually say, "I know I gave birth to Shiva"?

    New Delhi, June 27 (ANI): Be it as an actor or reality star or in the current spiritual avatar as Gaia Mother, Sofia Hayat never fails to grab the spotlight. In a recently shared video of her religious trip to Kailash temple in Aurangabad on her Instagram account, the ex- Bigg Boss contestant wrote that she had given birth to Lord Shiva. "Today I know I gave birth to Shiva.

  • Freedom 251: Ringing Bells' Rs 251 smartphone to start shipping this week – Tech2

    Remember, the all-hyped Freedom 251 which made heads turn with its Rs 251 smartphone. Well, the actual device is ready to be shipped by 30 June. This is a big deal as the company Ringing Bells and its smartphone was being termed as a ‘scam’. From ED directing payment gateway to not releasing the money, to Adcom suing Ringing Bells, the device and its founders have been mired by controversies ever since the grand event launch event. Founder and CEO Mohit Goel said, “We are ready with nearly two lakh ‘Freedom 251’ handsets. We will start delivery from June 30.” This is the first phase of delivery and he then plans to open registration again for those who wish to buy the handset. A previous report

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  • Maharashtra rain claims 8 in 2 days

    More than 8 people died in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra as southwest monsoon fully set in this western coastal state over the weekend. Of the dead, two are from Mumbai.  Aftab Irfan Khan, 15, died when he fell into a gutter in Mulund on Saturday. His friend Arbaaz Hasan Ansari, 12, was rescued. A  woman drowned in a nullah at Bhandup in a separate incident in the wee hours of Sunday. According to reports,  3 persons drowned in a pond in Raigad district. A picnicker also slipped to death in a valley in Raigad district. One youth died in Sengaon in Hingoli district. There were also reports of three tourists drowning in a river in Gadchiroli district, but they could not be officially verified.

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  • Vadra, Swamy trade fire over ‘waiter’ remark

    Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Saturday took a dig at BJP Rajya Sabha member Subramanian Swamy over his remarks that Union ministers look like waiters if they wear a coat and tie while travelling abroad. Swamy’s remark was seen as a dig at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is on a visit to China. Soon after Vadra’s post, Swamy hit back, saying, “His mother was a waitress in a small restaurant in England.

    The Indian Express
  • The 10 Hottest Careers for the Next 10 Years

    Thinkstock The job market in the U.S. is looking good. The unemployment rate has dropped below the 5% mark for the first time since 2008 and is expected to continue trending downward . But not every profession ...

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  • Two men walk into a bar

    “When visitors ask me to name a good place to party in Kolkata, I always tell them that if you have the stomach for it, Jayant cinema is the place,” says Rob Sen*, 41, who works in the hospitality industry. On June 12, when a lone gunman walked into Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and killed 49 people, the global LGBTQI community reacted in terror and grief.

    The Indian Express