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  • Virat Kohli's 'love' Anushka Sharma turns bride for a commercial 15 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: 'Band Baaja Baaraat' actress Anushka Sharma, who was spotted at the India-Australia cricket match in Sydney on Thursday, had decked up as a bride before she left -- this, for a wedding-themed advertisement for beverage brand 7UP! Anushka, who endorses the brand, shot for the ad under the direction...
  • 'The funniest comedy acts are people who get outraged when we crack jokes' says Sahil Shah of East India Comedy 3 days ago

    In the past 4 years, the stand-up comedy scene in India has grown into a full-blown industry. The number of stand-up acts has increased and has given way to an ever increasing number of online comedy shows. And even though people have made a full time occupation of getting offended,...
  • Backwards, dalits will ensure BJP comes to power in UP: Amit Shah 5 days ago

    Varanasi: Reaching out to backward and dalit communities, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said they should ensure that the party comes to power in Uttar Pradesh for it is only Prime Minister Narendra Modi who can understand their plight as he has risen from among them. "With your support Narendra...
  • I'm comfortable being clicked without make-up: Shraddha Kapoor March 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Young and gorgeous but more keen to let her work speak for her than her appearance, actress Shraddha Kapoor agrees "beauty lies in the eyes of beholder" and she will not hassled if she is photographed without make-up. Asked if she is scared to go out without make-up now that...
  • India plans new rules to lure start-ups: sources March 19, 2015

    Mumbai: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is planning rule changes that will make it easier for homegrown start-ups to list their shares on local bourses, sources involved in the process said, helping domestic investors to bet on the country's booming online economy. While many of India's largest online...
  • UP: Class 11 student detained for allegedly posting against Azam Khan on Facebook March 18, 2015

    Lucknow: Raising questions over the freedom of expression, the Uttar Pradesh Police has detained a Class 11 student for allegedly putting up a Facebook post against UP minister Azam Khan. An FIR had been lodged by Azam Khan's media in-charge Fasahat Ali claiming that the post is objectionable. A court...
  • Bird flu alert in UP after 350 birds die March 15, 2015

    Lucknow: After swine flu, Uttar Pradesh government has sounded bird flu alert following avian influenza outbreak in Amethi, official sources said on Sunday. Chief Secretary Alok Rajan, who has directed all divisional commissioners and district magistrates to initiate preventive measures in their areas to minimise possible adverse...
  • UP CM Akhilesh Yadav seeks to silence critics on completion of 3 years March 15, 2015

    Lucknow: Seeking to rubbish opposition charges of his government's failure on all fronts, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said ruling Samajwadi Party has fulfilled all its poll promises as it completed three years in office. "Today the government has completed three years. We have completed...
  • Thane: Lawyers to skip work on March 16 against advocate's killing in Allahabad March 12, 2015

    Thane: Lawyers throughout the country plan to abstain from work on March 16, a bar association official said in Thane on Thursday. An official spokesman of the Thane District Court Bar Association said that a lawyer practising in the Allahabad Court was brutally killed by a police officer on Wednesday in...
  • UP: Azam Khan demands lifting of certain restrictions on Haj pilgrims March 12, 2015

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh minister Mohammad Azam Khan on Thursday demanded lifting of certain restrictions imposed on Haj pilgrims. In a letter written to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, he claimed that last year the Haj Committee of India signed a contract with a company for fooding facilities of pilgrims but despite...
  • Lawyers strike work in UP; protest advocate's killing March 12, 2015

    Allahabad: Lawyers in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday went on flash strike to voice outrage over the killing of an advocate inside a court premises in Allahabad allegedly by a policeman. Sub-Inspector Shailendra Singh, who allegedly shot 30-year-old advocate Nabi Ahmed in the Allahabad district court premises on Wednesday, still remained untraceable....
  • Akhilesh demands centre's help for "Make in UP" initiative March 12, 2015

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday batted for "Make in UP" initiative on the lines of 'Make in India' campaign and have sought centre's assistance in encouraging companies to manufacture in the state. "Investments are coming in the state. State government is ready to make land available for...
  • Violence in Allahabad as policeman shoots lawyer dead March 11, 2015

    Lucknow: Violence erupted in Allahabad on Wednesday after a police official shot dead a lawyer and injured another outside the high court, police said. Angered over the incident, lawyers went berserk and attacked policemen, pelted stones at them and torched many vehicles. While heavy reinforcement was sent to contain the violence,...
  • Aww! Kim Kardashian shares an adorable photo with daughter North West on Instagram March 10, 2015

    Paris: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian, who has been flaunting bizarre and unique looks at the Paris Fashion Week, took some time off to spend time with her little one North West. Kim took to the social media to post two photographs -- in one posing for the camera while cuddling...
  • Living it up: What to and how much to eat March 7, 2015

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on what to and how much to eat. They stress on how a balanced diet and five minutes of warm up is vital to lead an active life. ...
  • Uttar Pradesh Government simplifies process for getting new power connection March 4, 2015

    Lucknow: In a major relief to the power consumers, the Uttar Pradesh government has simplified the process to get fresh domestic connections. "Principal Secretary Sanjay Agarwal has issued a notification in which compulsion of submitting borrow and lease form at the time of new connection has been abolished," an official spokesman...
  • Living It Up: How to prevent gym injuries March 1, 2015

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on gym injuries and measures to avoid such damages. ...
  • Khloe Kardashian takes to Instagram to show off her toned abs March 1, 2015

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian took to photo-sharing site Instagram to share a picture of her toned abs. Khloe flaunted the result of her workout and her 'fitness journey' with her followers, reports aceshowbiz.com. Khloe shared to her 18 million followers: "My fitness journey will be a life long journey....
  • Rs 1,000 crore fund for tech start ups, entrepreneurs: Government February 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced Rs 1,000 crore for promotion of start ups and entrepreneurs particularly in the technology sector. "We are now seeing a growing interest in start ups. Experimenting in cutting edge technologies, creating value out of ideas, initiatives and...
  • Uttar Pradesh government for single window helpline for quick response to crime February 27, 2015

    Ghaziabad: Uttar Pradesh government is mulling a 'single window' helpline for quick response to crime or medical emergency in the state, a senior official said on Friday. Venkat Changavalli, adviser to UP chief minister, briefed the officers about concept of establishment of an integrated control room at Lucknow for which survey...
  • Living it up: Prevent heart attack or myocardial infarction February 21, 2015

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on heart attacks or myocardial infarction. 25 per cent of heart attack deaths occur in people less than 40. India is soon to become the heart attack capital of the world. ...
  • Delhi Waveriders play Punjab Warriors, Ranchi Rays take on UP Wizards in HIL semi-finals February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: After four weeks of non-stop action, the 3rd Hockey India League will reach its crescendo with debutants Ranchi Rays and UP Wizards locking horns in the first semi-final while defending champions Delhi Waveriders take on Punjab Warriors in the second match on Saturday. Punjab Warriors emerged as the team...
  • Mumbai University V-C Rajan Welukar removed for not qualifying for post February 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Mumbai University Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar on Thursday was removed from his post after being found that he did not qualify for the post. The Bombay High Court, while hearing petitions challenging the essential eligibility qualification of Welukar, had directed the University to set up a search committee to reconsider...
  • Taj Mahotsava begins on Wednesday in Agra February 17, 2015

    Agra: The 10-day long annual Taj Mahotsava, a cultural extravaganza, will kick off in Agra on Wednesday. Divisional Commissioner Pradip Bhatnagar, the chairman of the Taj Mahotsava organising committee, told that state Cabinet Minister Aridaman Singh will inaugurate the Mahotsava. The theme of the Mahotsava would be "Sanskriti ka...
  • Muslim group demands SIT probe into 1992 Ayodhya riots in Uttar Pradesh February 17, 2015

    Uttar Pradesh: A Muslim group has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to set up Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the 1992 Ayodhya riots post Babri mosque demolition. The demand has come after Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government announced an additional compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the victims of 1984...
  • Kim Kardashian: I really love and respect what I do on 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' February 17, 2015

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian, who has been participating in strange photoshoots of late, says she's not doing it to distance herself from her family's reality show 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians'. The 34-year-old has participated in an increasing number of photoshoots in the past year, and rumours had...
  • India's victory over Pakistan sparks clash in UP district February 16, 2015

    Lucknow: Members of two communities clashed in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh after India defeated Pakistan in the World Cup 2015 group match, police said on Monday. Cricket supporters from a community were angry after some Indian cricket team fans started bursting crackers and danced on the roads. Some youths started...
  • A new app that can turn you into a supermodel at the touch of a button February 16, 2015

    New York: If you have always wished to possess looks that would make the opposite sex go weak in their knees, here is an app for you. The app claims to transform you into a supermodel at the touch of a button. YouCam Makeup lets its users virtually transform themselves into their...
  • UP Roadways to provide wi-fi service in air-conditioned buses February 15, 2015

    Ghaziabad: Uttar Pradesh Roadways has decided to provide wi-fi internet facility to the passengers traveling in its low cost air-conditioned bus service 'Janrath' for which they will be charged. "In the first phase, Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSTRC) will equip its 10 air-conditioned 'Janrath' buses with wi-fi systems for...
  • UP: Rise in swine flu cases in Lucknow, CM warns doctors February 15, 2015

    Lucknow: With sharp rise in cases of swine flu in the state capital, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday reviewed the situation and warned doctors and health department staff that any negligence would not be tolerated. Seven new cases of patients suffering from H1N1 virus were reported, taking the...