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Jharkhand Education Minister ‘Pays Respect’ to Former President APJ Abdul Kalam

In a major goof-up, Bjp-led Jharkhand State Education Minister Neera Yadav was found paying homage to former President APJ Abdul Kalam’s photo in Kodarma. She was seen applying kumkum on the photo and giving floral tribute, which according to Hindu tradition is done to pay respect to a person after his death. Ms Neera Yadav (BJP), Education minister (Jharkhand), offering ...

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Fast & Furious 7 Movie Review: Fitting tribute to Paul Walker but rates poor

Film: “Fast & Furious 7”;  Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Kurt Russell, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Djimon Honsou and Lucas Black; Director: James Wan; Rating: ** The much-awaited seventh edition of the “Fast & Furious” franchise is an excellent tribute to the late actor Paul Walker but for the last 10 minutes. Though the film is ...

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Producer Ramanaidu Passes Away, Aged 79

Renowned Telugu producer D. Ramanaidu, who holds the record of producing films in the maximum number of Indian languages, died in Hyderabad on Wednesday, aged 79. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner and Padma Bhushan awardee was suffering from prostate cancer for sometime now. “Ramanaidu, who was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer, passed away at a private hospital. His body is ...

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‘Je Suis Charlie’ Chant Celebs in Tribute to Charlie Hebdo at Golden Globe Awards ceremony

From George Clooney to Helen Mirren and Jared Leto – Hollywood celebrities at the 72nd Golden Globe award ceremony on Sunday night paid their tribute to the French magazine Charlie Hebdo staff who were killed in an attack by terrorists in Paris. Clooney, the recipient of this year’s Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award, flaunted a “Je Suis Charlie” pin ...

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B.G. Verghese: A Tribute to Editor Who Cannot Be Replicated Ever

By Sevanti Ninan In a world captivated with social media and instant opinions, B.G. Verghese, who died on Tuesday at 87, would be considered an anachronism. There was nothing instant or fleeting about the concerns he pursued in a 60-year career. His interests were multiple, backed by diligently acquired expertise – and they remained consistent. He was India’s original development ...

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Sachin pays tribute to Hughes, Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri attend funeral

Paying a tribute to Phillip Hughes, who died Nov 27 after being hit by a bouncer, Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar said the Australian would be “missed”. The australian cricketer’s funeral was held today, Wednesday, at his hometown Macksville, which was attended by thousands, including Indian stand-in skipper Virat Kohli and team director Ravi Shastri. Former Indian skipper Anil Kumble and ...

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Amitabh Bachchan Turns 72; Braces for Heavily Scheduled Day Today

Amitabh Bachchan turned 72 on Saturday riding still high on Bollywood extravaganza and foraying into another top-notch TV show “Kaun Banega Crorepati”, besides numerous events and functions to keep him busy throughout everyday, including his birthday. Born on 11 October 1942 ot widely known Harivashrai Bachchan, a writer and professor, the senior Bachchan went ot the Doon School where he ...

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PM’s US Visit: Modi to Pay Homage to 9/11 Memorial; To Address UN General Assembly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who reached US on Friday for his five-day visit, will pay tributes to the Gandhi Statue and visit the historic Lincoln Memorial and the recently established memorial for Martin Luther King Jr. Modi will also visit 9/11 attack memorial and is scheduled to address the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday. After Modi’s visit to the ...

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Background score of ‘Rowdy’ tribute to Illayaraja: RGV

Chennai, March 29 : The background score of forthcoming Telugu action-drama “Rowdy” will be dedicated to maestro Illayaraja, says its director Ram Gopal Varma, who has been a fan of the composer’s tunes for several years. Illayaraja worked with RGV on his cinematic debut “Shiva”. “As a huge fan of this legendary musician, my main interest is to bring back ...

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