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One of India's most consistent sportspersons, Pankaj Advani, on Sunday, 15 September, increased his tally of world titles to 22 by winning a fourth straight final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship in Myanmar. The 34-year-old has brought home a world trophy every year ever since returning from a professional stint in the UK in 2014.

12:14:15 on 16 Sep

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Describing the implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam as an “important and brave decision”, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that his government is not averse to carrying out such an exercise in his state — if need be, in phases. He also said that his government will “respect” the verdict in the Ayodhya case.

12:05:19 on 16 Sep

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Oil prices surged after two attacks on Saudi Arabian facilities on Saturday knocked out more than 5% of global supply. Brent crude jumped 10% to $66.28 a barrel, while West Texas Intermediate rose 8.9% to $59.75 in Asian trading. Prices pulled back slightly after US President Donald Trump authorized the release of US reserves.

11:52:47 on 16 Sep

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Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah has been detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA). He has been kept under house arrest at his Srinagar residence since the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5. Farooq Abdullah has now been detained under the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act.

11:47:56 on 16 Sep

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Deepika Padukone, who suffered anxiety and depression in the past, launched her first lecture series on mental health here on Sunday. "It's been four years to Live Love Laugh Foundation and today we launched our first lecture series and I think we have come a long way," said the 33-year-old actor.

11:27:01 on 16 Sep

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After the long wait for the ‘Geographical Indication’ (GI) tag for ‘Srivilliputhur palkova’ is over, having bestowed with the prestigious status recently, its makers are delighted and are looking to take a step forward in marketing this edible and delicious product. With this new recognition, Srivilliputhur, a small town, has staked its claim to fame around the world.

10:57:02 on 16 Sep

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US President Trump's decision to drop in at the 'Howdy, Modi' event in Texas, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address Indian-Americans, reflects the "personal chemistry and friendship" between the two leaders, India's Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said. "The two leaders addressing the 'Howdy, Modi' event is historic and unprecedented."

09:57:02 on 16 Sep

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England crushed Australia by 135 runs in the fifth and final Ashes Test on Sunday to level the series at 2-2, ending their historic World Cup-winning season on a high. Victory for the home side means the Ashes ends in a draw for the first time since 1972, although holders Australia retain the urn.

08:57:01 on 16 Sep

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Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, on Sunday, paid a courtesy visit to Union minister Nitin Gadkari at his residence in Nagpur. While the agenda of the meeting is yet unknown, the meeting between the two comes days after some leaders claimed that Dutt would be joining Rashtriya Samaj Paksha (RSP), an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

08:14:58 on 16 Sep

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There are a range of healthy snacking options for those looking for weight loss or just wanting to follow a healthy diet. Chivda is one of the preferred foods that are considered great for munching. If you want to make this dish healthier and more interesting, use cereal chivda in place of regular chivda.

04:57:02 on 16 Sep

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Health-conscious American millennials have found their drink of choice: alcoholic carbonated water that is lower in calories and carbs than beer and wine. A hard seltzer craze is sweeping the United States as Generations Y and Z pursue healthier lifestyles, influenced by viral trends on Instagram and YouTube.

03:57:01 on 16 Sep

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Otherwise known as the fashion world’s January, the onset of autumn, and a whole new academic year. It resonates in the beauty world, too. With every new beginning, whether it’s a new season or job, comes a rethink in routine. So how do we reinvent our routines to cater to this change in environment?

02:57:01 on 16 Sep

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Victoria Beckham’s 2016 beauty collaboration with Estée Lauder was arguably the biggest beauty launch of the year (think high-performance products encased in impossibly chic gold packaging). Unsurprisingly, the entire collection was a sell out. Since then, however, Victoria Beckham has been lying low on the beauty front, much to her fans dismay.

01:57:01 on 16 Sep

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The signs of a good model are the clearest when something goes wrong. For Gigi Hadid, a broken heel wasn’t going to stop her from strutting it on the runway during Marc Jacobs’ fashion show earlier this week. The model walked barefoot during the show on Wednesday, which many attendees assumed was intentional.

12:57:01 on 16 Sep

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There's a new way to show your respect in 2019 — and it involves a hashtag, an inappropriate photo and a sombre-yet-out-of-touch caption. Coincidentally this is also a social media backlash starter pack — and it got quite the workout this week on the anniversary of September 11. Some of us see the commemoration of a tragedy and are struck by many emotions.

11:57:01 on 15 Sep

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According to People, while Harry was visiting a rugby program at a high school a student asked him, "Prince Harry, how is everything going with Archie?" And Prince Harry, not one to upset a child by ignoring their question, answered, "He’s really well, thank you. And he is getting so big." Aww!

11:05:18 on 15 Sep

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As Bigg Boss gears up for its 13th season, the makers of the show have been coming up with quite some interesting promos to highlight the plot for this time. A still from the latest promo shoot was shared by host Salman Khan. The picture has been taken from a kitchen set-up and Salman can be seen in the gear of a chef, with a white jacket.

09:57:02 on 15 Sep

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Chennai traffic police Sunday named former AIADMK councillor C Jayagopal in an FIR in connection with the death of 23-year-old Subhasri Ravi who was crushed to death after a hoarding erected on a divider fell on her. Jayagopal was admitted at a private hospital on Saturday following complains of chest pain.

08:57:01 on 15 Sep

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted Sunday that "huge" progress was being made in Brexit talks and declared Britain would break out of the European Union just like the comicbook hero Hulk. In an interview with the Mail on Sunday newspaper, Johnson said he was "very confident" of getting a divorce deal at an EU summit on October 17.

07:57:01 on 15 Sep

Foraging in the wild for edible berries, leaves and fruits is perhaps one of mankind's oldest habits. That, though, does not mean that our habit is rudimentary. Even in the present day and age, hundreds of fringe communities across India rely directly on nature for their daily sustenance.

06:57:02 on 15 Sep

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Terrorists in south Kashmir have come up with a new tactic to disrupt livelihood in the region--burning apples. On September 12, terrorists burnt a huge pile of Kashmir's famous golden apple variety in an orchard in Shopian, which has been one of the volatile areas since the Valley since Article 370 was abrogated.

06:27:02 on 15 Sep

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The agenda of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is to impose Hindi as the national language, said Sitaram Yechury, general secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist), on Sunday. His statement comes in the backdrop of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's call to culturally unify India with Hindi as its national language.

06:15:49 on 15 Sep

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National Award-winning filmmaker Suman Ghosh says his next, Aadhaar celebrates the contradictions of India, a country interestingly dubbed both a “superpower” and a “village” nation. Ghosh is making his Hindi directorial debut with Aadhaar, featuring Mukkabaaz star Viineet Kumar Singh.

05:33:01 on 15 Sep

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In a major tragedy, a private boat carrying tourists to Papikondalu tour overturned in Godavari River and more than 50 tourists were missing in the river near Kachuluru in East Godavari district on Sunday. About 10 boat staff were also missing as the river was in spate. About 14 people, who wore life jackets, were saved by the villagers.

04:57:01 on 15 Sep

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Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, who is busy promoting her upcoming film The Zoya Factor, is painting the town red. All through the promotional tours, she has been seen donning varied shades of red and, being true to the fashionista that she is, the Neerja actor has seldom kept it boring. And this remains true even for her latest outings.

04:27:02 on 15 Sep

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Millennials, Taxes or Failed Policy?

When Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman claimed that a preference by millennials for ride-hailing apps was contributing to a painful slump in car sales, it sparked an online backlash from furious youngsters. They started a campaign using ironic hashtags last week to push back against older generations blaming them for today's problems in society.

03:57:01 on 15 Sep

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Actor Hrithik Roshan is currently busy with the promotions of his upcoming film, War. The actor has performed some gravity defying action scenes in the thriller along with a dance number, Ghungroo in the film and he has now said that ease is the most difficult thing to achieve in dance.

03:27:01 on 15 Sep

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Pakistan has been known to foment trouble in parts of India, including in the strife-torn region of Kashmir. However, if one wishes to witness the double standards of Pakistan in recent times, a meeting with Pakistani Hindus, who managed to escape from the clutches of life of ignominy and arrive in India, can be enough.

02:57:02 on 15 Sep

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Bharatiya Janata Party Ballia MLA Surendra Singh on Saturday asked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to become Prime Minister of Bangladesh if she cared for the illegal Bangladeshi-origin immigrants. Singh asserted that Didi could be taught a lesson like P Chidambaram if she gets influenced by anti-national sentiments.

02:04:55 on 15 Sep

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US President Donald Trump on Saturday confirmed that Hamza bin Laden, the son and designated heir of Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, was killed in a counter-terrorism operation along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. US media reported in late July and early August, citing intelligence officials, that the younger Bin Laden had been killed.

01:35:11 on 15 Sep

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Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday questioned Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's claim that rise of Ola and Uber affected the automobile sector, asking why the sales of trucks should also decline. Those in power were making "weird" statements, the former finance minister said, talking to reporters here.

12:57:01 on 15 Sep

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, issued a warning to the five worst-performing departments of the UAE government. He named the country's five best and five worst service centres in a tweet on Saturday.

12:27:01 on 15 Sep

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When British Indian actor Dev Patel was first approached for his latest project, he asked, “Is it the magician?” He was referring to the American David Copperfield, while the film Patel was being offered to play the protagonist in is an adaptation of Charles Dickens’s classic novel. Patel described this as a “perfect example of colour-blind casting.”

11:57:01 on 15 Sep

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The relief measures announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday were the outcome of her recent tête-à-tête with housing developers and exporters in North Block. The finance minister said that these measures would help boost demand for Indian goods abroad and one's own house.

11:25:02 on 15 Sep

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The small terminus on the Gudiyattam-Ambur road has become congested and insufficient for the users and hence Town Congress Committee president G Suresh Kumar sought officials to shift the bus stand to a nearby location either at the land opposite to the police quarters or a site adjacent to the hospital premises as it would suffice for the next five decades.

10:57:01 on 15 Sep

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All cases filed against Rampur MP Azam Khan would be withdrawn if the Samajwadi Party comes to power, its president Akhilesh Yadav said on Saturday. According to a statement issued by the party, Mr Yadav made these remarks at Rampur, where he met Mr Khan's family at his house and visited Mohammad Ali Jauhar University, Urdu Gate and Rampur Public School International.

09:57:01 on 15 Sep

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Actor Akshay Kumar and his author wife Twinkle Khanna’s son Aarav Bhatia turns 17 years old on Sunday. To get the party started, we bring you the 10 best pics of the young man with his family. Akshay and Twinkle tied the knot in 2001 and welcomed Aarav into their lives in 2002. The couple also have a six-year old daughter, Nitara.

08:57:01 on 15 Sep

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Whether you're getting blinded by the sun in the mountains or headed to a beach party, there's always a place for shades. And now is a particularly interesting time in the sunglasses market with every shape, colour and size readily available. Feeling classic wayfarers? Go for it. Want to edge out the average joe and go for something loud and proud? Fair game.

07:57:01 on 15 Sep

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Homeopathy is a natural system of medicine which has been in use for over 200 years. The holistic nature of homoeopathy means each person is treated as a unique individual and their body, mind, spirit and emotions are all considered in the management and prevention of disease. Homoeopathy is used by over 200 million people to treat both acute and chronic conditions.

06:57:02 on 15 Sep

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The Internet is full of tech-related tips and tricks that can totally simplify your everyday life. In fact, here we have 15 such hacks that will make you wonder how you ever survived this long without knowing about them. First Hack: Use an Instant Virtual Number instead of your regular phone number.

05:57:01 on 15 Sep

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In June 1987, Diana, Princess of Wales, and Sarah, Duchess of York, arrived at Royal Ascot together. The two were clearly in high spirits, caught naughtily poking a courtier in the bottom with an umbrella. Later, their respective separations and divorces would follow an eerily similar trajectory.

04:57:01 on 15 Sep

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Fires broke out at two facilities of Saudi Arabia's state-run oil producer Saudi Aramco after they were struck by drones early Saturday, the kingdom's interior ministry said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks on Abqaiq and Khurais, two major Aramco facilities in eastern Saudi Arabia, but it follows a spike in regional tensions with Iran.

03:57:01 on 15 Sep

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It's Too Late for Ethical Fashion

When you think of the words “ethical fashion,” or “sustainable fashion,” chances are you might envision some kind of ethereal, oat-coloured, flowing linen fabric against a fantastically clean white background—on Instagram. There is a thin veneer of privilege that inherently accompanies being able to consume new ethical fashion garments.

02:57:01 on 15 Sep

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After 18 hours of new research and testing, we found that the 2 TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim is still the best portable hard drive for most people. It’s reliable, it’s one of the lightest, thinnest hard drives we tested, and it was faster than the competition in our backup and file-transfer tests.

01:57:01 on 15 Sep

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Let’s be real: Don’t you just secretly love it when celebrities let their hair down—literally and figuratively? It’s always super easy to forget that your fave celebs don’t wake up looking polished to perfection. So, yes, instead of the usual super-glossy, neatly tucked hairstyles you always peep on the red carpet and wear their natural hair sometimes.

12:57:01 on 15 Sep

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Felicity Huffman is going to prison...but just for two weeks. TMZ reports that the Desperate Housewives actress has been sentenced by a judge this afternoon to "14 days in jail, a $30,000 fine, one year of supervised release, and 250 hours of community service." Huffman pled guilty to paying $15,000 to doctor an SAT score for her oldest daughter.

11:57:02 on 14 Sep

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Just call it the one where Lisa had doubts. Lisa Kudrow, who rose to fame by playing the kooky Phoebe Buffay on “Friends,” admitted in a recent interview with “Saturday Night Live” alum Kevin Nealon on his YouTube show “Hiking with Kevin” that playing the iconic character was difficult for her.

11:05:03 on 14 Sep

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One "nude" does not fit all. That goes for lingerie, shoes, and of course, lipstick. The elusive your-lips-but-better hue is one of the most enduring makeup trends, and the most universally flattering. "The nude lip is concrete. Not really a statement," says Linda Cantello, international makeup artist for Armani Beauty.

10:05:23 on 14 Sep

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A final Assam citizens’ list reflecting the inclusion and exclusion status of over 33 million applicants was published on Saturday on the National Register of Citizen (NRC) website, weeks after the list that excluded over 1.9 million people was published. Individuals can now check the status of their families together on www.nrcassam.nic.in.

08:57:02 on 14 Sep

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Mahesh Babu has revealed that he was till recently suffering from severe migraine, a stubborn problem that persisted for years. Taking painkillers prescribed by Allopathics didn't help. When he chanced upon Dr Sathya Sindhuja of Chakrasiddh Nadi Vaidyam, however, the superstar found a boon.

07:57:01 on 14 Sep

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Kristen Stewart Is Honored in France

Kristen Stewart reveals the beach closet dedicated to her during the 45th Deauville American Film Festival in France on Friday. Jennifer Lopez visits Un Nuevo Dia at Telemundo Center in Miami to promote her new film Hustlers on Friday. Hugh Jackman is awarded an Order of Australia by The Governor-General of Australia David Hurley at Government House in Melbourne.

07:27:02 on 14 Sep

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The death of a young woman, Subhashri, is not the right time to digress on the social practice of cutouts and banners in Tamil Nadu. Subhashri’s death is fuelling an outrage against the political classes, the main culprits of the cutout and banner culture of Tamil Nadu, but they too would intelligently join the outrage and blame it all on small-time functionaries.

06:57:01 on 14 Sep

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African leaders are gathered at the funeral of Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe in the capital Harare. More than a dozen current and former leaders, including South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, are guests. Well-wishers saw his casket being paraded into the national sports stadium surrounded by a military band.

06:27:01 on 14 Sep

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TV shows and web series can be credited for a lot of things—from giving us iconic characters that become part of our cultural fabric, to glamourising or changing the way we think about certain careers (think Grey’s Anatomy or even Brooklyn Nine-Nine). In recent times, no show has done both as well as Suits, the legal drama show that is now in its ninth and final season.

05:57:01 on 14 Sep

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Something strange is happening in Mizoram and the online gaming industry can’t quite figure out why. The northeastern state is beating other, more metropolitan regions to top Google search trends for many of India’s massively popular video games: PUBG, DOTA and DOTA 2, Counter-Strike, Fortnite, Call of Duty, Minecraft and Grand Theft Auto V.

05:27:01 on 14 Sep

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In quick succession, Arvind Kejriwal has announced a waiver of arrears of water bills upto November 30 and allocated Rs 290 crore for free travel for women on buses (Rs 140 crore) and the metro (Rs 150 crore), ostensibly for the safety of women. While free travel on buses will begin from October 29, women will have to wait a little longer for the joy of a free metro ride.

04:57:01 on 14 Sep

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Innumerable illegal banners belonging to political parties were still found on city roads, posing threats to motorists. While it was an illegal banner erected by an AIADMK man that killed Subhasri, residents point out that parties of all hues erect banners illegally, and the Chennai Corporation officials are toothless to act against it.

04:27:01 on 14 Sep

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The two cops who were suspended for thrashing a young man in Uttar Pradesh's Siddharth Nagar, have been charged with trying to kill the man. In a video that had gone viral, two personnel were seen slapping and hurling abuses at a bike driver while a child with him looked on. The terrified child stood near the bike.

03:57:01 on 14 Sep

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said minor tax violation will no longer invite prosecution by the income tax department. She said this is to ensure that people don't have the fear that the tax department is on a prosecution spree. "Prosecution will be launched only in deserving cases. For small tax payers, prosecution won't be initiated," Nirmala Sitharaman said.

03:29:34 on 14 Sep

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that a single language for the entire country was extremely important to serve as India’s identity globally. Shah made the remark in a tweet on the occasion of Hindi Divas, or Hindi Day. “India is a country of various languages and each of them has its own importance,” Shah tweeted

02:27:01 on 14 Sep

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The Tamil Film Producers Council’s long-pending demand of computerised and online sale of film tickets and regulation of service charges levied by ticketing websites will be implemented by the end of September, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Kadambur Raju said. TFPC sources said the new system is aimed at tracking every movie ticket sold in theatres across TN.

01:57:01 on 14 Sep

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A report in the Indian Express newspaper alleged that the Mumbai unit of the I-T department in March this year sent notices to Mukesh Ambani's wife Nita and their three children. "We deny having received any such notices from the income tax department," said Reliance. The government had received details of an estimated 700 individuals holding accounts in HSBC Geneva.

01:42:02 on 14 Sep

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The Indian space agency will simulate various scenarios, including what it has not done and what it had assumed, to arrive at the probable cause of its moon lander Vikram hitting the lunar surface after veering away from its plotted path and losing communication link with ground stations, a retired senior ISRO official said.

01:27:02 on 14 Sep

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NCP MP Udayanraje Bhosale joins BJP

Nationalist Congress Party Lok Sabha MP from Satara in Maharashtra, Udayanraje Bhosale, joined the BJP in New Delhi on Saturday at an event attended by BJP president Amit Shah, working president J.P. Nadda and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Mr Bhosale, a descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji, joined the BJP just ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections.

01:15:05 on 14 Sep

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Superstar Rajnikanth has been known for watching movies of other actors and appreciating the stars as well as the directors of the movies which he liked. Joining the list of directors who have been appreciated by Superstar is Karthick Naren. The young director who debuted with Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru had finished his second movie Naragasooran which is yet to be released.

12:57:01 on 14 Sep

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Stepping up the heat against India, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said Friday that there will be a “reaction” in the country when the curfew is lifted in Jammu and Kashmir and warned that India’s decision to scrap Jammu and Kashmir’s special status under Article 370 would trigger a rise in extremism adding that “1.25 billion Muslims around the world” is “watching”.

12:27:01 on 14 Sep

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah and a group of BJP leaders, including party working president JP Nadda, swept the floors at AIIMS on Saturday morning. The top leaders kickstarted BJP's 'seva saptah' on Saturday to celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming birthday. BJP has planned week-long events, to celebrate PM Modi's 69th birthday on September 17.

12:05:05 on 14 Sep

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As Moothon premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, actor Nivin Pauly talks to The Quint about his experience during shooting, his Bollywood plans and more. I feel ‘Moothon’ is the most difficult and the most challenging character I’ve ever played in my career. When I listened to the script for the first time because I was confused.

12:01:37 on 14 Sep

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MS Dhoni, arguably the most enigmatic cricketer of his generation, led the Indian cricket team for the first time on 13th September 2007. On Friday, MS Dhoni's fans took to Twitter to share pictures and post messages with the hashtag "12YearsOfCaptainDhoni" and soon it became the number one trend in India.

11:35:11 on 14 Sep

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“Our results offer the first evidence of the positive contribution of tea drinking to brain structure and suggest that drinking tea regularly has a protective effect against age-related decline in brain organisation,” according to a study authored by Feng Lei, Assistant Professor from the National University of Singapore.

10:57:01 on 14 Sep

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The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday decided that ministers will start paying their own income tax, ending a four-decade-old practice of the state exchequer shelling out the amount annually for them. The direction follows criticism in the media of a law enacted in 1981 which ensures that the state's chief minister and ministers don't pay any income tax themselves.

09:57:02 on 14 Sep

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Motorists crossing the Muthumariamman temple junction in Taramani may never miss the woman undertaking the role of a traffic police officer and regulating vehicles. Holding a stop sign and donning a reflective vest, 55-year-old Shakur Banu could be seen asking motorists to stop, watch and then proceed. She is fondly called as ‘bayamma’ by both policemen and motorists.

09:33:19 on 14 Sep

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The move by the School ED comes against the backdrop of several complaints that many of the teachers handling Classes XI and XII were unable to complete portions in several subjects in time. At present, there are over 66,500 graduate teachers and more than 36,500 postgraduate teachers handling classes at the higher secondary level in various govt. schools.

09:12:46 on 14 Sep

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In Karin Slaughter's new best-seller, The Last Widow, medical researcher Sara Linton and fellow Georgian Will Trent pursue a white supremacist group plotting terror. Below, Slaughter recommends other books that shed light on current social concerns.

07:57:01 on 14 Sep

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God, I love lazy-girl hair. Why wake up inordinately early to lather up a storm on your scalp, when you could just roll over and press snooze? Yep, your hair might look like it could do with a wash. But we won't worry about that. Nope, we're A-OK, because: messy bun. In fact, the knottier and more mussed up the better. One woman's tangle is another woman's volume.

06:57:02 on 14 Sep

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Sinus pressure is kind of the worst. There's nothing quite as uncomfortable as the throbbing pain that comes with the build-up of pressure behind your face—especially because it's so hard to know exactly how to deal with it. But before you can learn how to relieve sinus pressure, you should know what your sinuses are.

05:57:01 on 14 Sep

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To put it simply, metabolism is based on the number of calories or energy the body burns to perform its regular function, including breathing, blood circulation and cell renewal. A high metabolism rate means that the body can use up more calories faster, and low or sluggish metabolism uses fewer calories to keep the body moving.

04:57:01 on 14 Sep

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Every year, probably because Britain doesn’t have a written constitution, Bear Grylls is given a number of British citizens to do with what he will. “The modern world is driven by a hunger for money, but in a survival situation does it hold any value?” asks Bear. “In the next six weeks, bundles of cash will be dropped across this brutal paradise.”

03:57:02 on 14 Sep

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If you're one of the many people who literally sprinted to the theater to see Hustlers this weekend, you're in luck, because the movie is based on a true story. The film, starring Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu, follows a group of strippers who decide to con their Wall-Street-bro clients out of hundreds of thousands of dollars during the recession.

01:00:05 on 14 Sep

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If you're one of the many people who literally sprinted to the theater to see Hustlers this weekend, you're in luck, because the movie is based on a true story. The film, starring Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu, follows a group of strippers who decide to con their Wall-Street-bro clients out of hundreds of thousands of dollars during the recession.

12:57:01 on 14 Sep

Read more at Cosmopolitan

We have spent the past few years trying our hardest to eat clean, breathe clean and shop clean. We even try to have a clean beauty regime. But, um, what exactly does clean mean? We call upon the experts in the beauty world, who are able to shed some light on the ambiguous labelling, as well as point us in the right direction.

11:57:02 on 13 Sep

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The government has set a tall divestment target of Rs. 1.05 trillion for FY20. Needless to say, it would need to sell stakes in some of the large public sector companies to achieve the target. Here, state-run oil marketing and refining company, Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd (BPCL), seems to be on the radar. But there is a twist to this tale.

10:55:01 on 13 Sep

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As Netflix gears up for Halloween, there are a host of spooky shows due to land on the streaming service over the next few weeks. The most eagerly awaited? Marianne, a French-language thriller jam-packed with witches, demons and jump-scares that are guaranteed to give you nightmares.

10:05:13 on 13 Sep

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Ever since its trailer released, there has been a lot of buzz around writer-director Raaj Shaandilyaa’s Dream Girl, starring National Award-winning actor Ayushmann Khurrana and Nushrat Bharucha and today the film is releasing all over and the 'Pooja' magic will grip all the audience. Here are the 5 reasons which make the film a must-watch this Friday.

09:05:14 on 13 Sep

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A Domino's Pizza employee called 911 early on Tuesday morning, after receiving a terrifying message through the restaurant's mobile ordering app. The message suggested that a person was being held hostage in a residential neighbourhood in Sherman Oaks, California, so the Domino's employee called the cops—just as anyone might do in that situation.

08:04:44 on 13 Sep

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Adele has filed for divorce from Simon Konecki. The 31-year-old singer and the charity boss announced in April they had separated after 3 years of marriage, and on Thursday she filed court documents in Los Angeles. Following confirmation of their break-up in April, a rep for the Someone Like You hitmaker said the pair are "committed to raising their son together lovingly".

07:34:56 on 13 Sep

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Love for K-pop is uniting Chennaiites

Through his love for Japanese anime (the animation that originates from Japan), Chennai-based Sanjay Ramjhi discovered the world of South Korean music and dramas over a decade ago. Little did he imagine then that his love for a new culture would allow him to create a community of thousands of Chennaiites equally fascinated by Korean music and dramas.

07:05:07 on 13 Sep

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It’s all fine-tuned to be subversive, self-aware and wildly fun. As Grace navigates through the house of horrors the violence becomes more and more comical, and the intrigue level somehow keeps escalating. The pacing too is right on the money as the filmmakers don’t leave even a minute for you to contemplate going to the loo.

06:34:58 on 13 Sep

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A Paris court has held a firm liable for the death of one of its employee who passed away suffering a heart attack after having sex during a business trip, The New York Times reported. According to French law, any accident that happens on a business tour to be “work-related” and the employer is responsible for it

05:57:01 on 13 Sep

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A lot has been discussed about the prequel to blockbuster show Game of Thrones. The makers have left no stone unturned in keeping even the minutest details of the show under wraps. However, several BTS stills like one of Naomi Watts looks from the show were leaked which increased the excitement in fans.

05:27:02 on 13 Sep

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New “Saturday Night Live” cast member Shane Gillis gave a halfhearted apology on Thursday for his racist Asian jokes. The jokes were particularly painful because the stand-up comedian is one of a trio of new cast members to join the program, alongside Bowen Yang, the third person of Asian descent to make it to “SNL’s” full cast in the show’s 45-season history.

05:06:33 on 13 Sep

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Shehla Rashid is young, smart, educated, articulate and fully engaged in public issues. That makes her just the kind of young voice India needs. At another time, she would have been mentioned in one of those ‘Young Indians to look out for’ or ’30 under 30’ kind of lists that magazines love. Yet, today she is facing charges of sedition and is hated by a large population.

04:25:25 on 13 Sep

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Actor Anushka Sharma was seen comforting her husband-cricketer Virat Kohli at an event in New Delhi on Thursday (September 12). The couple attended the special tribute to former finance minister Arun Jaitely during DDCA Annual Honours 2019. The DDCA renamed the Feroz Shah Kotla as Arun Jaitley stadium in memory of the late politician-cum-sports-administrator.

03:57:01 on 13 Sep

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam promised to prioritise housing and jobs to appease pro-democracy protesters in the Chinese-ruled city after three months of sometimes violent unrest, as scuffles broke out between pro-Beijing and anti-government demonstrators. The spark for the protests that have rocked the Asian financial hub was a now-withdrawn extradition bill.

03:40:01 on 13 Sep

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The third season of Bigg Boss game show has been witnessing the arrival of family, relatives and friends of the contestants inside the house. Today happens to be Kavin's turn and his close friend Pradeep Antony who has also acted in the movie Aruvi visited the house. Pradeep had been very critical of Kavin's behaviour and actions in the house with his FB posts earlier.

03:27:01 on 13 Sep

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's Sah Sarkaryavah or Joint General Secretary, Krishna Gopal's laudatory reference to the Mughal prince and elder brother of Emperor Aurangzeb, Dara Shikoh, is a continuation of the Sangh Parivar's strategy to create a binary among Muslims – the 'good Muslim' and the 'bad Muslim'.

02:59:23 on 13 Sep

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The Delhi government's odd-even scheme would be implemented in the capital city from November 4 to 15, announced Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Under the scheme, odd and even-numbered vehicles ply on alternate days from November 4 to 15. The Delhi CM, however, did not announce any exemptions planned in the scheme.

02:57:02 on 13 Sep

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Mr Biden criticised Mr Sanders' Medicare for All plan as being too expensive to work and said the country should focus on improving President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act instead. "I know the senator [Warren] says she's for Bernie. Well, I'm for Barack. I think Obamacare worked," Mr Biden said. "My plan costs a lot of money...but it doesn't cost $30tn (£24tn)."

02:53:46 on 13 Sep

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Hours after 23-year-old Subhasri was killed in Chennai after an AIADMK banner fell on her and then a tanker lorry ran over her, social media was abuzz with anger, empathy and questions over her death. The police said that Subhasri was indeed wearing a helmet while she was driving her two-wheeler back home on Thursday afternoon when she met with the fatal accident.

02:27:01 on 13 Sep

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The Supreme Court on Friday said the issue of linking social media profiles with Aadhaar needs to be decided at the earliest. A Bench of justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose said: “at this stage, we do not know whether we could decide this issue or the High Court will decide”. The Bench further said it will not go into the merit of the case.

02:26:29 on 13 Sep

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