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‘PIKU’ screened at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Big B Praises President Pranab Mukherjee

The recently released ‘PIKU’ starring Amitabh Bachchan, Irfan Khan and Deepika Padukone was screened in Rashtrapati Bhavan for President Pranab Mukherjee, a Bengali himself and keen to watch the Kolkata-based movie. Informing about it, Amitabh Bachchan, the lead character in the film, wrote in his blog: “The Honourable President of India Shri Pranab Mukherji, tonight watched ‘PIKU’ and May I ...

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Osteoporosis Affects Male Smokers Too, Not Merely Female Disease: New Study

Osteoporosis, a bone disease, found mostly in women is likely to affect smoking males too, said a study done on middle-aged to elderly smokers, which may effectively reverse the current US guidelines that do not prescribe osteoporosis screening for men. The study found that smoking history and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were the two major risk factors for low ...

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46 Lakh to be Screened in Odisha for Diabetes

The Odisha government has decided to test all those aged above 30 for diabetes in the state’s 10 districts as part of the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS). The government authorities will examine over 46 lakh people including pregnant women, elderly people, and patients of TB, HIV/AIDS for diabetes in 10 ...

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Maratha Mandir to Continue Screening DDLJ; Who’s Footing the Bill?

It was a flip-flop of screening the iconic Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol starrer ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (DDLJ) even after finishing its 1000 weeks at a stretch. When Mumbai’s Maratha Mandir announced that it would discontinue the daily screening of the film on February 19, even its producers Yash raj Films reiterated the decision but the social media took ...

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Mass resignations hit censor board; Punjab bans ‘MSG’ screening

The censor board was Saturday hit by mass resignations a day after board chairperson Leela Samson quit citing coercion and corruption even as Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley hit out at those quitting, calling them “UPA appointees” who had themselves to blame for any corruption. Amidst the drama, the Punjab government Saturday banned the screening of controversial film “MSG ...

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IFFI: International film Festival Opens in Goa Tomorrow; Award to Rajini Kanth, as Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Open

The 45th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) takes off tomorrow at Goa amid fanfare and a gala show of music and dance and it will go on till 30th November, 2014. The 2014 edition of the Festival is 11th in a row at Goa beginning with 35th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in November 2004 in ...

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Ebola Outbreak: 2 Nigerians Admitted to Hospital in India after Being Screened at Delhi Airport

Amid scare of Eloba virus outbreak in some West African countries claiming over 1000 lives till date, two Nigerian nationals travelling from Nigeria were admitted to a hospital in India for observation after being screen at Delhi Airport. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday said in a statement that two Nigerian passengers, aged 24 and 27, have been ...

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