‘Hunterrr’Movie Review: Disarmingly frank sex comedy with 3-star rating

By Subhash K. Jha Film: “Hunterrr”; Cast: Gulshan Devaiah, Radhika Apte, Sai Tamhankar and Veera Saxena; Writer-Director: Harshvardhan Kulkarni; Rating: ***(3 stars) The hero of Harshvardhan Kulkarni’s quirky tale of a sex addict is so unabashedly cheesy he could be a new recruit at your neighbourhood cyber cafe, assigned exclusively to pilot porn sites. In the opening sequence our, errr, ...

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Hungama, Indian music firm raises $100 million funds

Indian media company Hungama that provides music, videos and movies on mobile, desktop and beyond, is on the cusp of raising more than $100 million, according to a media report. The media company is in “advanced” talks with existing investors Intel Capital and Bessemer Venture Partners, which fronted a $40 million raise last summer, TechCrunch reported citing sources close to ...

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UP Train Accident: 4 Killed, 50 injured

Four people were killed and over 50 injured on Friday when two coaches of the Dehradun-Varanasi Janata Express derailed in Raebareli district of Uttar Pradesh, police said. An official of the railway ministry, however, told IANS in Delhi that three people were killed in the accident. “Two coaches of the Dehradun-Varanasi Janata Express derailed in Bachhrawan town after locomotive brakes ...

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World Cup: Australia bowl out Pakistan for 213

Putting up an impressive show, Australia bowled out Pakistan for 213 in 49.5 overs in the third quarterfinal of the cricket World Cup at the Adelaide Oval here on Friday. Electing to bat, Pakistan struggled from the beginning. Right-handed openers Ahmed Shehzad (5) and Sarfraz Ahmed (10) lost their wickets by playing bad shots. Sarfraz chased an away moving delivery ...

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 Why arrest boy for Facebook comment, SC asks UP

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Uttar Pradesh government why was a schoolboy arrested for allegedly posting objectionable comments against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Facebook. An apex court bench of Justice J. Chelameswar and Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman sought the response to the plea challenging the boy’s arrest. Senior counsel Soli Sorabjee raised the matter, questioning the ...

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Nobel laureate, DNA fame Venki made president of prestigious UK Royal Society

Indian-origin Chemistry Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (Venki) has been bestowed the highest honour in the UK making him join the ranks of eminent British scientists such as Newton and Rhterford. Venki will succeed Paul Nurse as the Royal Society president from December this year and head the world’s top most science outfit. He was chosen by about 1,200 Royal Society ...

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