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 2020-04-01 04:11 

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Lockdown diaries: Male TV stars 'share the load' with spouses at home...

New Delhi, April 1 : With the nationwide lockdown shutting out domestic help access from homes, many television stars such as Vijayendra Kumeria, Rohitashv Gour, Arjun Bijlani and Karanvir Bohra are ensuring that the responsibility of household chores doe...

 2020-04-01 04:09 

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Sonequa Martin-Green: 'Star Trek' role inspired me as wife, mother...

New Delhi, April 1 : Sonequa Martin-Green is the first woman of colour to lead a "Star Trek" show, and the actress says the experience has inspired her as an actor, as a woman, as an artist, as a wife, as a mother and as a friend....

 2020-04-01 04:05 

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DD's 'Ramayan' triggers off feminism debate on Twitter...

Mumbai, April 1 : With Ramanand Sagar's popular eighties mythological serial "Ramayan" back on Doordarshan, the Indian audience has got a chance to revisit the epic story all over again. The show has set off social media discussion, too....

 2020-04-01 01:33 

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Disha draws inspiration from Sofia Vergara for new video...

Mumbai, April 1 : Bollywood actress Disha Patani took inspiration from Hollywood star Sofia Vergara's character Gloria from the popular sitcom "Modern Family" for a new video....

 2020-04-01 00:48 

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Priyank Sharma opens up about his first love...

Mumbai, April 1 : Actor Priyank Sharma says that dance has always been his first love, and he is making effective use of his home quarantine time by dancing it out....

 2020-04-01 00:48 

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Akshay Oberoi up for TV shows by Ekta Kapoor...

New Delhi, April 1 : Actor Akshay Oberoi has been on the stage, done short and feature films, as well as web series. He is also open to doing television shows by popular producer Ekta Kapoor with whom he has already done some projects....

 2020-03-31 16:08 

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Corona impact: 70% pay cut for Odisha CM, ministers...

Bhubaneswar, March 31 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday announced deferment in gross salary of Chief Minister, ministers, MLAs and all India service officers as the COVID-19 lockdown and subsequent expenditure have impacted the state economy....

 2020-03-31 16:05 

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Hospital innovates device to multiply capacity of a ventilator...

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) A Delhi-based hospital innovated a device that multiplies the capacity of single ventilator to four. At a time when paucity of ventilators may pose a big threat before the country amid rising cases of coronavirus, such innovatio...

 2020-03-31 16:01 

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How PM Modi and his 11 expert teams work round the clock to save India from COVID-19...

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Determined to contain the dreaded virus from spreading in the community, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his big team of experts are working tirelessly to monitor minute-to minute development of any happening related to the pan...

 2020-03-31 15:59 

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YouTube sensation Harsh Beniwal recalls B'wood debut film 'SOTY 2'...

Mumbai, March 31 : Delhi guy Harsh Beniwal, who is a YouTube sensation, looks back at his Bollywood debut in last year's "Student Of The Year 2" with pride....

 2020-03-31 15:57 

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Stiff salary cuts for Maha govt staff...

Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Tuesday announced a stiff salary cut for March to be paid in two instalments, for all staff right from Chief Minister to ministers and legislators, cadre officers, officials and other employees in the ...

 2020-03-31 15:48 

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11 million children at cancer death risk by 2050: Lancet...

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Without additional investment in childhood cancer care, 11 million children aged 14 years and younger are expected to die from cancer over the next 30 years worldwide, warn researchers including one from Max Super Speciality Hos...

 2020-03-31 15:44 

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No evidence against ibuprofen's use in COVID-19 patients: Study...

London, March 31 (IANS) Researchers led by King's College London have found that there is no evidence for or against the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen for patients with novel coronavirus (COVID-19)....

 2020-03-31 15:43 

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Mudit Nayar: I was never a sports guy...

Mumbai, March 31 : Actor Mudit Nayar will be seen playing football in the upcoming epsiodes of "Ishaaron Ishaaron Mein", though he admits he isn't much into sports in real life....

 2020-03-31 15:40 

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Red Cross urges stricter measures as virus spreads across Africa...

Nairobi, March 31 (IANS) Even though Africa continues to be one of the least affected continents by the coronavirus, the spread of the deadly disease is picking up speed and the Red Cross has urged for immediate containment measures....

 2020-03-31 15:39 

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Mark Wahlberg's daughter does his make-up, nails...

Los Angeles, March 31 : Actor Mark Wahlberg's youngest daughter Grace pampered her father with a bold manicure and lots of make-up....

 2020-03-31 15:36 

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Pipeline explosion halts Iran's gas flow to Turkey...

Tehran, March 31 (IANS) Iran's gas flow to Turkey was halted on Tuesday because of an explosion in a pipeline near country's border inside Turkey, an energy official said here on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 15:27 

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COVID-19 effect: James Corden calls home-schooling 3 kids a nightmare...

Los Angeles, March 31 : TV host and actor James Corden, who has three children with wife Julia, finds it difficult to teach students at home amid coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-03-31 15:26 

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China probes company that sold COVID-19 test kits to Spain...

Beijing, March 31 (IANS) China has launched an investigation into Shenzhen Bioeasy Biotechnology, a Chinese company that sold a batch of coronavirus test kits to Spain which authorities said were faulty, an official source said on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 15:20 

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Amruta Khanvilkar donates 1 lakh in fight against COVID-19...

Mumbai, March 31 : "Malang" actress Amruta Khanvilkar has contributed Rs one lakh to the Maharashtra CM Relief Fund to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-03-31 15:19 

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Centre to borrow Rs 4.88 lakh cr in April-Sept FY21...

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Union Government plans to borrow Rs 4.88 lakh crore in the first half of the financial year 2020-21....

 2020-03-31 15:17 

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Indian origin Pixar animator talks of 'real demand' for original content in genre...

New Delhi, March 31 : The animation world is booming with fresh and creative content, feels Tarun Lakshminarayan, Indian origin animator at Pixar who is excited about "a lot of new and original films" the studio is leading the charge with....

 2020-03-31 15:16 

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Pranati Rai Prakash excited about her web series 'Mannphodganj Ki Binny'...

Mumbai, March 31 : Actress Pranati Rai Prakash is happy to be part of the web series "Mannphodganj Ki Binny", which narrates the story of a woman looking to make her dreams come true while staying in touch with traditional values....

 2020-03-31 15:15 

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Rohit Shetty donates Rs 51 lakh to help industry workers...

Mumbai, March 31 : Filmmaker Rohit Shetty has donated Rs 51 lakh to Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE), to help daily wage film workers who have been left without jobs since the lockdown due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-31 15:10 

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JioPhone users to get free 100 mins call, 100 SMS till April 17...

Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Reliance Jio has come up with several relief measures for JioPhone users with 100 minutes of free call and 100 free SMS till April 17 among other relaxations....

 2020-03-31 15:03 

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Retail sector lost $30 bn in 15 days due to Covid-19: CAIT...

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Retailers have incurred around $30 billion losses in the past 15 days due to the lockdown announced by the government to contain Covid-19 spread, according to the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT)....

 2020-03-31 14:58 

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Govt extends validity of lower withholding tax till June 30...

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The government has extended the validity of all lower withholding tax orders, secured by assessees, by three months till June 30 to mitigate the hardship caused by Covid-19-related disruptions....

 2020-03-31 14:53 

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Google rolls out India-specific website on COVID-19...

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Google on Tuesday rolled out an India-specific website on coronavirus that delivers comprehensive information about the pandemic, and how to stay productive during this time....

 2020-03-31 14:46 

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Air pollution trapped in ice shed light on 12th Century Britain...

London, March 31 (IANS) Ancient air pollution trapped in ice has revealed new details about life and death in 12th Century Britain, according to a study published on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 14:41 

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Singapore court upholds gay sex ban...

Singapore, March 31 (IANS) A Singapore court has dismissed a bid to overturn a law that criminalises gay sex, dealing a blow to the city-states LGBT movement, a media report said....

 2020-03-31 14:31 

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UK supermarket sales in March 'busier than Christmas'...

London, March 31 (IANS) Supermarket sales across the UK in March beat all previous records as shoppers stocked up for a long period at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to consumer analysts....

 2020-03-31 14:24 

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American Airlines to seek $12bn in state aid...

Washington, March 31 (IANS) American Airlines has confirmed that it will seek $12 billion of financial support from the US government because of the impact due to the cooronavirus pandemic, the media reported on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 14:22 

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When Jenna Dewan lost a dance battle to fiance Steve Kazee...

Los Angeles, March 31 : Hollywood actress Jenna Dewan, who has wooed fans with her moves in the film "Step Up", lost a dance battle to her fianc Steve Kazee....

 2020-03-31 14:19 

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US Marines' deployment to northern Australia cancelled...

Canberra, March 31 (IANS) The Australian government has cancelled a deployment of US Marines to the country's Northern Territory (NT) region amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-31 14:04 

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Janhvi Kapoor can still smell mom Sridevi in her dressing room...

Mumbai, March 31 : The lockdown period has allowed actress Janhvi Kapoor to realise the importance of the little things of life. Taking to social media, Janhvi penned a post sharing what she has learnt during this time....

 2020-03-31 13:47 

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Ali Fazal channels inner Batman to help people in need...

Mumbai, March 31 : Bollywood actor Ali Fazal channeled his inner Batman to help people in desperate need for food....

 2020-03-31 13:35 

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Kareena-Saif choose UNICEF over PM-Cares for COVID-19 donation, netizens unhappy...

Mumbai, March 31 : Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor on Tuesday took to Instagram and announced that she along with husband Saif Ali Khan would be donating to UNICEF, GIVE INDIA and the International Association for Human Values (IAHV), in the fight agaist...

 2020-03-31 13:29 

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COVID-19 drives surge in online sales of groceries, computers...

San Francisco, March 31 (IANS) Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sales in certain categories, including groceries, cold medications, fitness equipment and computers (with more people now working from home) have surged in the US, according to the Adobe Digital...

 2020-03-31 13:28 

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India's core industries output rose by 5.5% in Feb...

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The output pace of India's eight major industries accelerated in February 2020 by 5.5 per cent from a rise of 1.4 per cent reported in January 2020....

 2020-03-31 13:23 

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Ajay Devgn: Rumours around Kajol, Nysa's health baseless...

Mumbai, March 31 : Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn has rubbished rumours related to his actress-wife Kajol and daughter Nysa's health....

 2020-03-31 13:23 

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Chrissy Teigen wishes her implants 'Happy 10th Anniversary', but wants them out now...

Los Angeles, March 31 : Model Chrissy Teigen has made a witty quip about her breast implants, which she went for a decade ago....

 2020-03-31 13:17 

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Covid delays IL&FS China asset sale, Singapore bondholders asked to defer winding up...

Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) ITNL Offshore PTE Ltd (IOPL), a Singapore-based subsidiary of IL&FS owned ITNL, on Tuesday said the company is "committed to engaging in consensual discussion with Trustees wrt its obligations under the Notes and distribution o...

 2020-03-31 13:15 

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Lockdown diaries: Alia Bhatt taking online creative writing classes...

Mumbai, March 31 : Actress Alia Bhatt has opted to hone her creativity in an entirely new direction during the nationwide lockdown, in the wake of the escalating COVID-19 pandemic. She has taken to an online creative writing course....

 2020-03-31 13:08 

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TN extends time for payment of property tax, loans...

Chennai, March 31 (IANS) In a relief to the people put to hardships due to coronavirus crisis, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday extended the time for making due payments for various loans and other payments by three months....

 2020-03-31 13:05 

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Global cues, oil stocks push markets higher, Sensex gains (Roundup)...

Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Positive global cues pushed the key Indian equity indices higher on the last day of the financial year 2019-20....

 2020-03-31 13:00 

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Banks will automatically defer your EMIs by three months...

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Customers who receive EMI payment notice at the beginning of every month can heave a sigh of relief as banks have decided to defer receiving such payments for a period of three month under the terms of a Covid 19- RBI package an...

 2020-03-31 12:57 

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Xiaomi commits Rs 15 crore towards COVID-19 relief in India...

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Chinese handset maker Xiaomi on Tuesday announced that it will donate Rs 15 crore for the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in India....

 2020-03-31 12:40 

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Motorola Razr's first sale delayed to April 15...

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Lenovo-owned smartphone brand Motorola on Tuesday announced that it is delaying the April 2 sale of foldable flagship Moto Razr to April 15 in India due to the nationwide lockdown....

 2020-03-31 12:35 

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84% Indians feel COVID-19 recovery will take up to 1 year...

Bengaluru, March 31 (IANS) Nearly 84 per cent Indians feel that recovery from new coronavirus epidemic will take 6 months to one year time, a new survey said on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 12:31 

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Cyient to support production of Covid-19 medical equipment...

Hyderabad, March 31 (IANS) Cyient, a global engineering and technology solutions company, here on Tuesday, announced that it had received clearance for its Mysore facility to run MedTech manufacturing lines to support production of medical equipment that ...

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