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Ritesh Batra’s ‘The Lunchbox’ gets BAFTA nod

Ritesh Batra’s epistolary romance The Lunchbox, starring Irrfan, Nimrat Kaur and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, today bagged a nomination in the non-English best film category at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards. The film, which won widespread international acclaim, following its screening at Cannes Film Festival in 2013, is the only Indian film […]

New Zealand are bang on with 2015 World Cup preparations, says former skipper Daniel Vettori

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New Zealand’s preparations for the 2015 World Cup are the best they had been in Daniel Vettori’s four previous campaigns and they can enter the tournament with confidence, the former captain has said. Vettori, who turns 36 on January 27, has been included in New Zealand’s squad for the tournament in what will likely be […]

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PM Narendra Modi kickstarts BJP’s poll campaign in Delhi

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New Delhi, ( DNA ): Prime Minister Narendra Modi kickstarted BJP’s campaign for the upcoming Delhi assembly polls at an “Abhinandan” rally at the Ramlila Ground on Saturday. Top leaders including chief ministers of Haryana, Jharkhand and Maharashtra and several Union Ministers are present for the rally. Modi will be the face of BJP’s campaign […]

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Monks reprise Buddha’s walk route after enlightenment

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Patna, Jan 10 – Over 400 Buddhist monks Saturday took part in a 13-km ‘heritage walk’ in Bihar in a bid to revive the ancient route between Jethian and Venuvan which Gautam Buddha took after attaining enlightenment. Monks from over 30 monasteries in various countries took part in the first heritage walk. The ancient route […]

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Prices have come down under Modi government: Amit Shah

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New Delhi, Jan 10 – Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi assumed power, prices of essential commodities have come down, resulting in the saving of Rs.1,500-4,500 per month in household expenditure, BJP president Amit Shah said Saturday. Addressing a Bharatiya Janata Party rally at Delhi’s historic Ramlila Maidan in the run-up to the assembly elections, […]

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