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‘ABCD 2’ Movie Reviews Roundup: Worth Seeing Once!

Remo D’souza’s directorial “AnyBody Can Dance 2”, released today, Friday June 19 all over the country, did not make a high decible noise eithe in favour or against the movie that features Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, Prabhudeva, Lauren Gottlieb and dancers from Dharmesh to Punit Pathak from ‘Dance India Dance’ fame. The story is about the real life struggle of ...

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 SC verdict on government ads to go long way to curb personality cult

  In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has prohibited government advertisements with ministers and other politicl leaders, indirectly promoting them that leads to promotion of a personality cult. The apex court, however, permitted the use of photographs of the president, prime minister, Chief Justice of India and departed leaders, and of course, Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi. The ...

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Salman Khan Convicted in Hit & Run Case, Sentence Day After Tomorrow, What Next?

Bollywood actor Salman Khan has been found guilty in the 2002 hit-and-run case as scheduled today and the terms of punishment will be pronounced on Thursday. Additional Sessions Judge D.W. Deshpande, in his judgment, said “all charges have been proved against the actor”. “You were driving the car, without a licence and you were under the influence of alcohol,” the ...

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Flash News: Ramalinga Raju, 9 others found guilty in Satyam case

A special CBI court on Thursday found B. Ramalinga Raju, his brother Rama Raju and eight others guilty in the multi-crore Satyam scam. Ramalinga Raju, the Satyam Computer Services Limited’s founder and former chairman, and his brother were found guilty of criminal breach of trust, a CBI lawyer said. Eight others were declared guilty of criminal conspiracy in the country’s ...

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Dragon Blade’ Movie Review : An epic Chinese drama, lost in translation

By Troy Ribeiro Film: “Dragon Blade”; Cast: Jackie Chan, John Cusack, Adrian Brody, Joey Jozef, Lin Peng, Mika Wang, William Feng Shaofeng, Lorie Pester and Sharni Vinson; Director: Daniel Lee; Rating: **     With fine costumes, brilliant background score that has a mix of Oriental and Arabic music, good cinematography and razor-fine edits, “Dragon Blade” glitters in its high ...

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Delhi Polls: It’s Official! AAP Leading in 17 Seats, BJP in 5, Congress in 1

The AAP led in 17 seats and the BJP in 5 and the Congress in one seat as officials on Tuesday began counting the votes polled in the 70-member Delhi assembly election. Aam Aadmi Party leaders Manish Sisodia and Somnath Bharti, who were ministers in the Arvind Kejriwal government, forged ahead of their rivals, election officials said. Three other AAP ...

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Prosecution appeal against Pistorius verdict accepted, case moves to Supreme Court

The Pretoria High Court judge who sentenced South African athlete Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend accepted on Wednesday an appeal submitted by the prosecution against the verdict. Judge Thokozile Masipa asked the Supreme Court of Appeals in Bloemfontein to assess whether she was mistaken in determining that Pistorius did not intentionally shoot his girlfriend, ...

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Salman Khan Final Court Hearing: SC Reserves Verdict, On Footsteps of Sanjay Dutt ?

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on the Rajasthan government’s appeal challenging a state high court order staying the conviction of film star Salman Khan so that he could travel to Britain for a film engagement. An apex court bench of Justice S.J. Mukhopadhyay and Justice A.K. Goel reserved its order, saying that Salman Khan’s conviction could not ...

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Kerala High Court Upholds Liquor Ban, What Next?

In another blow to the bar owners and brewing firms in Kerala, the high court on Thursday upheld the UDF government’s decision to shut down bars, except five-star hotels and government-owned retail stores (Bevcos) in the state. In his verdict, Justice K Surendra Mohan pronounced the verdict after around 80 petitions were filed by owners of bar hotels in the ...

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