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Salman Khan’s film recreates Wagah border in Indian village


November 14, 2018

Known as one of the major tourist attractions that stand between India and Pakistan, Wagah border holds immense significance. The place that possesses immense sentimental value has reportedly been recreated, according to reports, for an upcoming film starring Bollywood superstar Salman Khan. The replica has been constructed in a village named Ballowal in Ludhiana. Salman is going to film his …

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CINTAA expels Alok Nath from top-body association over harassment row


November 14, 2018

As the #MeToo movement has gained momentum in Indian film and television industry, several people have faced the backlash of the accusations made against them. One of the biggest cases was against veteran actor Alok Nath. Accused of rape and harassment by director and producer Vinta Nanda, former co-stars Sandhya Mridul, Navneet Nishan and Alia Bhatt’s mother Soni Razdan, Alok …

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Karan Johar faces backlash for insulting northeast Indian headgears


November 14, 2018

Famed Indian director Karan Johas became subjected to immense trolling by netizens after he allegedly made fun of the culture and traditional headgears of the people of northeast India. Karan uploaded a video on Instagram which he shot during the talent show ‘India’s Got Talent’ which he judges alongside actress/politician Kirron Kher and actress Malaika Arora. The video shows Kirron …

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Ranveer and Deepika are officially married now!


November 14, 2018

Two of the Bollywood’s undisputed stars Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are now married. According to India Today, the couple has tied the knot in holy matrimony just a few minutes ago. The Konkani-style nuptials of the power couple just got over now and Ranveer and Deepika are an officially married couple now! The couple wanted their union to be …

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Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are married!


November 14, 2018

The much-awaited DeepVeer wedding has finally taken place! According to Indian media reports (and Karan Johar’stweet), Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have just gotten married The wedding, located at the Villa del Balbianello resort in Lake Como, Italy, took place according to Deepika’s South Indian customs, while a second Sikh-style wedding is due to take place tomorrow to honour Ranveer’s roots. Only the …

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Govt seeks feasibility of Balloki, Haveli Bahadur plants’ privatisation


November 14, 2018

ISLAMABAD: As the government is gearing up to privatise Balloki and Haveli Bahadur power plants, the Privatisation Commission on Tuesday asked the National Power Parks Company (NPPC) to submit a working paper on its feasibility. The newly established 1,233MW Balloki plant and the 1,230MW Haveli Bahadur plant would either be privatised as a bundle package or as separate entities, and …

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Provinces’ delay in sending nominations for NFC irks Centre


November 14, 2018

ISLAMABAD: The federal government is getting annoyed by lukewarm response from the provinces in sending their nominations to complete the National Finance Commission (NFC) despite repeated requests, according to informed sources in the finance ministry. Among other things, according to the sources, the Centre’s impatience to complete the NFC also stems from ongoing discussions with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) …

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Rs700m recovered from motor vehicle tax defaulters in 11 days, says minister


November 14, 2018

KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly was informed on Tuesday that a hefty amount of Rs700 million was recovered by the excise and taxation department during the past 11 days of an ongoing campaign against defaulters of motor vehicle tax. Furnishing a statement during the Sindh Assembly’s Question Hour that pertained to his department, Excise and Taxation Minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla said …

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TAPI pipeline to move forward


November 14, 2018

ABU DHABI: The TAPI pipeline project to supply Turkmenistan’s gas to India and Pakistan via Afghanistan is moving closer to securing funding and a final investment decision could be made next year, its chief executive said on Tuesday. The development, a key step forward for the project after decades of delays, could see the new pipeline link the energy-rich central …

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FBR policy, administrative functions to separate in 100 days, IMF assured


November 14, 2018

ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday promised the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to separate policy and administrative functions of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) within first 100 days of its tenure and undertake a full-fledged effort for maximum recovery of more than Rs2 trillion tax and power dues. In a change of mind, the government has also planned to seek …

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