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Indian-Origin South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley Called ‘Whore’; American Media Just Calls it ‘Gaffe’

In a most bizarre incident of the falling standard of US politics, the Democratic opponent of South Carolina’s Indian-origin Governor Nikki Haley called her a “whore” and later corrected it as “her”, but the damage was done. More intriguing is the shocking silence of the American media, which has largely ignored the story or brushed it aside as an accidental ...

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Warrant issued against Congress Leader Digvijaya Singh over Gadkari Defamation 

A Delhi court on Saturday issued a bailable warrant against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh after he failed to appear before it in a criminal defamation case lodged against him by union minister Nitin Gadkari. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha also warned Road Transport and Highways Minister Gadkari of dismissing his plea if he also fails to appear before the court on ...

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Lindsay Lohan, Tom Cruise Not Dating, No Truth in Rumours

Actress Lindsay Lohan has denied she’s secretly dating actor Tom Cruise, setting at rest rumours about the duo reportedly being swapped numbers in London recently, and have been meeting up since. But now Lohan’s representative said the rumours are “not true”, reports mirror.co.uk. A source had previously said: “Lindsay’s always had a major crush on Tom and was dying to run ...

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Aishwarya Rai BirthDay: Bollywood Beauty Queen Enters 40s; Sanjay Gupta Releases ‘Jazbaa’ Teaser (PHOTOS)

Bollywood queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who turned 41 today, has too many events lined up as Sanjay Gupta, the director of her re-entry film “Jazbaa”, seized the occasion to release a premature teaser trailer of her upcoming movie. “It was an idea that came to me very late. Why not put together a three-minute teaser of ‘Jazbaa’ and present it ...

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China Takes a Big Leap Forward, Succeeds in Re-entry Space Mission Ahead of 2017 Moon Voyage

Just as Indian ISRO chief revealed plans to send re-entry mission in December, China completed the feat of its first re-entry mission to the moon with its unmanned orbiter, joining Russia and the US four decades later. China’s feat of test lunar orbiter landed in Siziwang Banner of China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region about 500 kilometres away from Beijing on ...

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Devendra Fadnavis Sworn-in Maharashtra CM – Ceremony Sidelights on Shiv Sena, Venue, Size

Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) The swearing-in of Devendra Fadnavis as the chief minister of the first BJP government of Maharashtra was a festive occasion in Mumbai at Wankhede Stadium with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray present. There were over two dozen boats in the Arabian Sea with giant lotuses on them, ...

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Harsh ATM Regime Begins, More than 5 Times Withdrawal Attracts Rs.20 Extra

Finally, banks have succeeded to get what they want, every 6th withdrawal and above will get them Rs.20 extra from the gullible ATM holders in 6 metros from Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 onwards, thanks to the Reserve bank of India, which has relented to bankers’ lobby. All bank customers in six metros– Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Bangalore– are ...

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2G Scam: Charges framed against Raja, Kanimozhi by ED

A special court on Friday framed charges against former telecom minister A Raja and Kanimozhi, DMK MP and daughter of K. Karunanidhi and others in money laundering related to the 2G spectrum allocation case, and the trail is set to begin on November 11. Enforcement Directorate (ED), in its charge sheet, stated that the accused were involved in the Rs. ...

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Rishi Kapoor Released from Lilavati Hospital

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has been discharged from the hospital where he was admitted with malaria. The 62-year-old Kapoor family icon was hospitalised on Wednesday at the Lilavati hospital in Mumbai with malaria but was discharged after his recovery by night, reported IANS quoting sources. “Rishi Kapoor is absolutely fine now and he got discharged last night (Thursday night),” a ...

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