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Indian economy not affected by global economic crisis: PM

NEW DELHI(PTI): India is the only economy which has not been affected by the global economic crisis which has hit the world, primarily due to the policies being implemented by the government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday. Also read: Paradox of a dwindling world economy and a growing …

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Second tranche of 25 Netaji files to be released this month

NEW DELHI(PTI): The second tranche of 25 secret files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose is likely to be declassified this month, Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma has said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi going round the National Archives of India (NAI) where he released the digital copies of 100 declassified files related …

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JNU asks 7 students to appear before inquiry panel

Delhi(PTI): Seven of eight JNU students who were debarred from academic activities earlier this week in connection with a controversial event held on the campus, have been asked to appear before a high-level committee of the varsity probing the matter. “Seven students have been sent notices to appear before the …

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Turkey Shells US-Allied Kurds in Northern Syria

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY— The multi-sided war raging in Syria became even more tangled when Turkish troops shelled positions near the border controlled by U.S.-allied fighters from the Kurdish People’s Protection Units, or YPG. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu confirmed the overnight Saturday artillery barrage and demanded the YPG withdraw from the …

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Berlinale Film Festival: Myths and genre mash-ups

And the award for the best opening shot goes to… Denis Côté’s Boris Without Beatrice. A tall, lean, bald man stands in a meadow, looking at… something. And then we see, over the trees beyond, a helicopter. Is it coming to pick him up? Is this the most verdant airstrip …

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Parineeti Chopra says she never went away

Meri Pyaari Bindu will mark Parineeti Chopra’s return to the big screen after a gap of two years but the actor is happy that she finally had the time to work on her fitness. The actor said she may not have been doing films, but was busy with other work …

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Actress Pranitha injured in road accident

Hyderabad: South Indian actress Pranitha escaped with minor injuries when a car in which she was travelling overturned in Telangana’s Nalgonda district on Sunday, police said. The accident occurred near Mothey on the Suryapet-Khammam road when she, her mother and four others were returning to Hyderabad from Khammam. All the …

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Salman, Anushka share new look from ‘Sultan’

Mumbai: Celebrating the ‘love of equals’, actors Anushka Sharma and Salman Khan’s new look from the upcoming movie “Sultan” was shared on Valentine’s Day on Sunday. Anushka, who is learning how to wrestle for the film, has her arm around Salman in the image that was posted on the film’s …

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