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Opening of National Museum of Indian Cinema Soon: Shyam Benegal

Countdown for the opening of the National Museum of Indian Cinema, NMIC at the Films Division premises in Mumbai has begun, with the Museum Advisory Committee chaired by veteran film maker Shyam Benegal, making an appeal to the film industry professionals to come forward and donate rare artefacts, vintage instruments and other memorabilia to the National Museum, which chronicles the ...

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Kate Middleton, Prince William to Visit India, Bhutan Next Month

Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton, who are back in their official engagements, will visit India and Bhutan next month. Prince William was under criticism for not attending more than two official engagements since the beginning of the New Year. The royal couple Kate Middleton and Prince William will arrive in India on Sunday 10th April, before travelling to ...

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Home Minister presents Padma Vibhushan to veteran actor Dilip Kumar

Padma Vibhushan, the highest civilian award after Bharat Ratna, was presented to veteran actor Dileep Kumar (Mohammad Yusuf Khan) as was announced on the Republic Day of 2015 for his exceptional and distinguished service. Dilip Kumar was to receive the Padma Vibhushan at a ceremonial function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on April 8, 2015 in New Delhi, but he could ...

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Paladion CEO at ‘Microsoft Future Unleashed’

As Microsoft celebrates 25 years of success in India with its CEO flying down to give keynote address today in Mumbai, the event will see top speakers from the Indian IT industry including managed security service provider (MSSP) Paladion’s CEO Rajat Mohanty, among others. The ‘Microsoft Future Unleashed’ will focus on ‘Risk management in Omni Channel Era’. “It is anticipated ...

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Twitter Outrage Pours in as 4-day Meat Ban Imposed

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to ban meat for five days of Jain ritual of Paryushan in Mumbai. The Jain community observes a fast for eight days called Paryushan, which will be observed from September 10-17 this year. The BMC’s controversial decision to ban meat sale for eight days in the city has triggered strong protests from political parties ...

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Pro Kabaddi 2015 kicks off – Schedule, Time, Venue,Teams

The Pro-Kabaddi Season 2 kicked off on Saturday, July 18 at the NSCI Stadium in Mumbai with hosts and last year’s runners-up U Mumba taking on the defending champions Jaipur Pink Panthers. Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan sang the National Anthem at the opening ceremony of the kabaddi event on Saturday and U Mumba won the opening, repeating the fact that Jaipur ...

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Bharat Ratna for Dilip Kumar? 18 Years After Pakistan Did So with Nishan-e-Imtiaz!

Dilip Kumar, Bollywood veteran actor may be conferred with the highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna, almost 18 years after neighbouring Pakistan bestowed its highest civilian honour Nishan-e-Imtiaz in 1997, unconfirmed media reports said. Ironic but the BJP government was in power then and now. Moreover, if he is to be given Bharat Ratna, then the President has to visit Mumbai ...

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Pro Kabaddi 2015: U Mumba to Kick Off 2nd Edition Opening Match with Pink Panthers, Schedule, Teams, Live Streaming Information, TV Channel

The second edition of PKL (Pro Kabaddi League) will be inaugurated with an opening leg between hosts U Mumba who were last year’s runner-up and the reigning champions, Jaipur Pink Panthers at NSCI (National Sports Centre of India), Mumbai. PKL is jointly sponsored by Star India and Mashal Sports with the support of both Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India and ...

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Indian Metros Host 255 Malls but 90% Bleeding in Losses

According to property consultants JLL India, out of 255 malls in major Indian cities, merely 10 percent are running in break-even or profitable condition, while the rest are bleeding and making huge losses or loosing stream fast. Giving initial figures for Delhi NCR region, the report said out of 100, just 12 are making sense in the capital region known ...

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Google Maps Adds Indian Railways Train Timings, Bus Routes Info for 8 Cities

Directions in Google Maps, despite several shortcomings, are still very sought-after information in India and now the search giant has partnered with Indian Railways to provide schedules and updated information about delays to simultaneously appear alongside the information. To be available for eight cities, the new application called Google Transit will allow users to access information about 12,000 trains. In ...

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Delhi-type Air Quality Monitoring to Extend to Other Cities: Minister

In view of complaints over Delhi pollution and deteriorating air quality monitoring, the Indian government has decided to increase these stations from the present 10 to more cities with 46 million population. Already, reports have highlighted the worsening air pollution in the capital compared to Beijing. Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar told Rajya Sabha ...

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‘Operation Rahat’ ends, Indian ships return home from Yemen

INS Tarkash that participated in Operation Rahat, returned to a hero’s welcome at Mumbai harbor here on Saturday, while two passenger ships with the last batch of Indians evacuated from Yemen reached Kochi, an official said. It was preceded by the return of another ship, INS Mumbai, which returned here last Friday, with the two ships helping evacuate 1,783 Indians ...

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Snapdeal Offices Raided in Mumbai for Selling Prescription Drugs Online

Snapdeal, which has raised huge funding for its expansion recently, saw itself in the mud following raids by officials from the Maharashtra Food & Drugs Administration (FDA) for selling prescription drugs online, without following the required procedural norms. FDA sleuths raided Snapdeal’s offices in Goregaon, north-west Mumbai, after a clear tip-off that prescription drugs like Ascoril cough syrup, Vigora tablets, ...

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IPL 2015 KKR vs Mumbai Indians Match Preview: Who’ll Win?

With the downpour affecting the opening ceremony of Anushka sharma and Hrithik Roshan on Tuesday night in Kolkata, it remains to be seen whether the rain gods will usher in this season of Indian Premier League to a good beginning on Wednesday. The evening today will see defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) clashing with the 2013 champions Mumbai Indians ...

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Valentine’s Day Plans of Some Bollywood Celebrities

By Subhash K. Jha  Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS): For some like Shabana Azmi, Valentine’s Day is a “marketing ploy” and for others like Dia Mirza, the occasion is being made special with their beloved’s presence. V-Day plans of some film celebrities: Raveena Tandon: This month, my husband and I celebrate 11 years of marriage. So Valentine’s Day is like a ...

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Ramp Outside Shah Rukh Khan’s House Demolished Finally

In a great relief to the common man from the VIP in area Shah Rukh Khan who had buil an illegal ramp outside his house Mannat in Bandra to park his car has been finally demolished six months after complaints. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), in response to public complaints and local MP Poonam Mahajan’s letter, cracked down on Saturday ...

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