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Comedy is about telling the truth: Russell Peters (Interview)

By Siddharth Jha  New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS): Comedy is about telling the truth in a funny way, says world-famous stand-up comedian Russell Peters, ahead of his multi-city tour in India, where a group of humorists are currently facing criticism for showcasing an insult comedy show. Peters, whose Almost Famous World Tour, will be staged in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad ...

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It’s BJP or Congress, AAP no Alternative in Delhi: Sheila Dikshit (Interview)

BJP leaders admit the AAP is their main foe in Delhi, but three-time chief minister Sheila Dikshit doesn’t feel that the Arvind Kejriwal-led party is an alternative to the BJP or the Congress. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi goes all out campaigning for the Bharatiya Janata Party in Delhi, Congress leader Dikshit says her party is very much in the ...

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Starz releases ‘The Interview’ from Sony output deal

Premium cable and satellite television network Starz has released “The Interview” from its output deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment. A representative from the company issued a statement saying: “As the situation with ‘The Interview’ is new territory and has been constantly evolving, Starz released the film from its output deal in order to allow Sony maximum flexibility with their distribution ...

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US Ambassador-Nominee Richard Rahul Verma Optimistic on Ties with India

Richard Rahul Verma, the first Indian-American to be nominated as the US Ambassador to India, believes there is renewed enthusiasm on both sides to take a reenergized India-US partnership to the next level. “There is no question that this is a defining and exciting time in the US-India relationship,” he told the Senate Foreign Relations committee Tuesday at his confirmation ...

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Neymar will be the world’s best: Pat Comes from Brazil’s Ronaldo, Another Best

Brazil football hero Ronaldo said that the country’s national team lacked talent, but “it is just a matter of time” before Barcelona star Neymar becomes the “world’s best player”. “Cristiano Ronaldo and (Lionel) Messi are the best right now, but Neymar has come a long way. The move to Europe has done him good,” Ronaldo said in an interview published ...

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Spot-fixing cricket’s greatest crisis: Richard Hadlee

As corruption in cricket continues to come under scrutiny in India, legendary New Zealand cricketer Richard Hadlee says spot-fixing is the “greatest crisis” the game faces and it needs to be dealt with severe penalties. The iconic sportsman, 63, met this visiting IANS correspondent at the newly-built Hadlee Pavilion of the Hagley Oval stadium – the venue of the official ...

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Why Such Noise About My Meeting Modi? Asks Ex-Rebel Sajad Lone (Interview)

Why create such a noise about my meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi? asks former Kashmiri separatist leader Sajad Gani Lone, who wonders what the hullabaloo is all about. Sajad Lone, 47, hogged news headlines by meeting Modi. He became the first former Kashmiri separatist leader to do so after Modi came to power in May. Chairman of People’s Conference, Sajad ...

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