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Dil Dhadakne Do Movie Review Roundup: Average Rating May Stifle Zoya Akhtar’s Film

Dil Dhadakne Do, which literally means ‘Let the Heart Beat’, has failed to evoke similar response from the audience on its first day of release going by the round-up of film reviews and ongoing tweets from the viewers. Directed by Zoya Akhtar and produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar, the film casts Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer ...

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Nationwide Transportation Strike Partially Successful (Photos)

Millions of commuters across India were left stranded on Thursday as buses and taxis did not ply to protest a proposed law that makes punishment for traffic violations much more stringent but in metros like Chennai and Bangalore, it was partially successful. Passengers had to wait endlessly at railway stations in various cities as public transport went off the road. ...

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Nepal Earthquake: 1500 Killed, Millions Displaced, Rescue Efforts on War Footing (Wrap up)

Over 1,500 people were killed and thousands were injured, while million were displaced as a massive earthquake – lasting for a long 20 seconds – hit Himalayan front region with 14 strong aftershocks causing widespread destruction in Nepal and India today. In Nepal, buildings were flattened, roads cracked, telephone connectivity snapped and hospitals grappled with a large number of injured ...

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International Women’s Day: How Celebrations, Marches Rekindle Women’s Spirit?

As the world observed International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 8, marches, celebrations and various events marked the day in several national capital cities and urban centres from London to New York to Tokyo. British singers Annie Lennox and Paloma Faith were joined by actress Gemma Arterton at a march in London to demand respect for women’s rights with hundreds ...

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MWC 2015 Event Highlights as Curtains Downed

The curtains are down for the Mobile World Congress on Thursday, March 5, 2015 with the event registering 93,000 visitors from 200 countries, surpassing all projections, said GSMA. The Mobile World Live Keynotes, held Monday and Tuesday afternoon, were streamed live to viewers around the globe, featuring Mark Zuckerberg, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Facebook, and Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications ...

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Swine flu death toll touches 703; PM directs proper treatment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday has asked health officials to ensure necessary treatment and adequate medicines for swine flu patients while affected states have been offered central assistance even as the death toll due to the disease reached 703. A high-level meeting, chaired by Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth, was convened here to review the situation and address issues like shortage ...

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Despite Odds, Indian Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Fervour

Despite strict warning from Hindu fringe groups, many couples smiling, walking hand-in-hand, holding bouquets of red roses or bags with gifts and wearing a smile were a common sight across cafes, eateries and streets across India on Valentine’s Day on Saturday, Love was in the air — whether it was at Delhi’s central Connaught Place area, malls or green parks; ...

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