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  1. 'Comedians Of the World' a chance to branch out from limited audience: Amit TandonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Newkerala.com

    ... line up on the show. All that is hoped for right now is the act is well received by comedy enthusiasts, not just in India but globally," Amit said in a statement to IANS. "Comedians Of The World" will feature a diverse set of comics from 13 regions ...

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  2. Actress Saira Banu pins hopes on CM for resolving property disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Mumbai, Dec 19 : Veteran actress and wife of Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu, hopes that Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will stick to his promise with regard to resolving a property dispute with builder Samir Bhojwani. Interacting with mediapersons here on Tuesday, Saira Banu said she had sought a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was here on Tuesday to discuss the issue following the builder's release from jail.

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  3. Aishwarya Rai emboldens differently-abled childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Mumbai , Dec 18 : Global Icon Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who is known to make the country proud at national and international levels, showed her love and support towards differently-abled children. During a sports meet organised by Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai today, Aishwarya was seen cheering to lift the spirit of children who participated in the event.

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  4. Police custody of arrested Khalistani supporter extended till Dec 31Read the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Pune , Dec 17 : Police custody of Khalistani supporter Harpal Singh, who was arrested by the Anti-Terrorism Squad of Maharashtra Police from Pune earlier this month, has been extended by Pune session Court till December 31. Singh was arrested on December 2 from Chakan in Pune for having links with Khalistan movement. He was allegedly in contact with some Khalistani activists from India and Pakistan.

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  5. 'Raag Shayari' to mark Kaifi Azmi's centenary celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Mumbai, Dec 19 : Tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain, singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan, lyricist Javed Akhtar, actor Shabana Azmi and filmmaker Feroz Abbas Khan have come together for a special premier show called 'Raag Shayari' to mark the beginning of centenary celebrations for renowned poet and activist Kaifi Azmi. Kaifi Azmi's birth centenary falls on January 14, 2019.

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  6. Akhilesh hits back at Kamal Nath, equates his 'mentality' to that of BJP'sRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Newkerala.com

    ... Indians working in their states that have made them rich. All that is produced there have the market here in north India. India is one country and anyone can go anywhere for a job. They are infested with the same mentality as that of BJP," Yadav ...

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  7. Where are all the women? Modi's film fraternity meet draws flakRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Newkerala.com

    ... met Modi in Mumbai on Tuesday. They pitched for lower and uniform rates of GST for the entertainment industry in India, apart from calling for the development of Mumbai as the global entertainment capital, through various initiatives and proactive ...

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  8. 99pc items to be kept under 18pc or less GST slab, says PM ModiRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Maharashtra , Dec 18 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday indicated that the 28 per cent slab of Goods and Services Tax will soon only be restricted to a few select items such as luxury items. Speaking at a Republic TV event in Mumbai this morning, Prime Minister Modi also asserted that efforts will be made to ensure that 99 per cent of all items, including items commonly used by the public, would be kept at a GST slab of 18% or less.

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  9. Lok Sabha adjourned till noon over uproar on 1984 anti-Sikh riots verdict, SC's Rafale verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Newkerala.com

    ... Jaiswal, Anurag Thakur and Nishikant Dubey. Earlier on Tuesday, two MPs, one each from Congress and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), gave adjournment motion notices in the Lok Sabha over the Rafale issue. CPI(M) MP Mohammed Salim and ...

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  10. India will never forgive Hafiz Saeed for his role in 26/11 Mumbai attacks: Syed AkbaruddinRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi , Dec 18: India's permanent representative at the United Nations Syed Akbaruddin here on Tuesday said that Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed is somebody whom India will never forgive for his imminent role in the deadly terror attacks that took place in Mumbai on November 26, 2011. Akbaruddin also added that only justice waits for the evil mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind.

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  11. UP to revive 74 companies of Provincial Armed ConstabularyRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Lucknow , Dec 17 : Uttar Pradesh government will revive 74 companies of the Provincial Armed Constabulary , which were abolished by the previous government, said Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday. He said that this is being done keeping in view the Lok Sabha elections in 2019 as PAC manage law and order in "crucial areas" very effectively.

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  12. Mumbai man, freed from Pakistani jail, reaches IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Attari/Wagah, Dec 18 : Hamid Nehal Ansari, the man from Mumbai who was released from a Pakistani jail after six years for alleged espionage charges, crossed over to the Indian side at the Attari-Wagah border in Punjab on Tuesday. A weary looking bespectacled Ansari in a jacket, muffler and a Pashtun cap, was welcomed by his parents, Nehal and Fauzia, who were waiting at the border along with a large contingent of India-Pakistan friendship activists and officials.

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  13. Punjab CM takes on Pannu for his 'liberation' remarkRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Chandigarh , Dec 18 : Sikhs for Justice seeking Pakistan's help to 'liberate' Punjab from India exposes nefarious designs of the organisation and its nexus with Pakistani Army and Inter-Services Intelligence , Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said on Tuesday. In a hard-hitting reaction to the statement of SFJ's legal advisor Gurpatwant Singh Pannu, Captain Singh said, "The cat is now well and truly out of the bag, and the truth of the deep-rooted connection between SJF and Pakistani Army is out in the open."

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  14. National Cancer Institute opens in HaryanaRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Dec 18 : The National Cancer Institute in Jhajjar, Haryana, which is also India's largest cancer hospital, opened for public service on Tuesday with the formal inauguration to be held in January. The NCI, which is a project under Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences will be headed by Dr G.K. Rath who is also the chief of Institute Rotary Cancer hospital at AIIMS.

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  15. Northern Army Commander reviews security in Kashmir ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Srinagar , Dec 17 : Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh arrived here on Monday to review the prevailing security situation in the wake of recent counter-terrorism operations conducted in the region. During the visit, the Army Commander was briefed by the Chinar Corps Commander, Lieutenant General AK Bhatt, at Badami Bagh Cantonment on the overall situation and major operational, informational, logistical and administrative aspects pertaining to the Corps.

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  16. Rafael a game-changer, there shouldn't be any politics on its acquisition: Air Chief Marshal DhanoaRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | DNA India

    During the war games between India and Russia, Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa called the Rafale a 'game-changer' and said there shouldn't be any politics over its acquisition. He lamented that politics over defence acquisitions harmed the preparedness of India's forces.

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  17. 56 per cent Indians satisfied with the current GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Dec 18 : In the run-up to the general elections, a poll on Tuesday revealed that about 56 per cent Indians are satisfied with the current governance and 51 per cent said that their money has been put to good use by the administration. The poll - Pulse of the Nation - conducted by Inshorts in the first week of December, also showed that about 51 per cent of the 1.47 lakh people surveyed felt that corporate frauds and scams have decreased as compared to the last government.

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  18. UPDATE 2-J&J says Indian drug regulators visited facilities, took talc samplesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo The visits came as regulators in India launched an investigation into J&J's Baby Powder following a Reuters report last Friday that the firm knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos could be found in the product.

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  19. Tripura restricts fresh appointments, job creationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Agartala/Guwahati, Dec 18 : The Tripura government has partially restricted fresh appointments in the state, saying various departments must get prior concurrence from the Finance Department in case fresh posts are required or new jobs are to be created. In a recent memo, state Chief Secretary L.K. Gupta said there was a need for curbing fresh recruitments and job creation as the wage bill constituted major expenditure.

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  20. Video of BJP Mla threatening woman SDM goes viral; inquiry orderedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Agra, Dec 18 : A Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Fatehpur Sikri assembly constituency of Uttar Pradesh has stirred a controversy after a video in which he can be seen threatening a Sub Divisional Magistrate in public went viral on social media. "You don't know how powerful I am, I am an MLA," BJP MLA Chaudhary Uday Bhan Singh is seen threatening Kiraoli SDM Garima Singh in the video.

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