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Record-breaking cold wave hits US

NEW YORK: A record-shattering freeze kept its grip on much of the eastern United States on Tuesday, causing at least eight deaths and closing schools as forecasters warned of a storm that could slam some areas with blizzard conditions later this week. A mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow is forecast to fall in an area from northern Florida …

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Atmosphere not conducive for Pak-India cricket series: Sushma

NEW DELHI: Accusing Pakistan of cross-border firing, Indian Minister for Foreign Affairs Sushma Swaraj has said that the high number of ceasefire violations do not provide a conducive atmosphere for the sporting exchange between two neighbours, India media reported. She was responding to a query at a consultative committee meeting, Indian Foreign Affairs Minister said the high number of cross-border …

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Bollywood’s Ashwarya Rai to play double role in upcoming project

MUMBAI: The year 2018 will be a lucky for Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as she is going to be busy with many projects. After wrapping up Prernaa Arora’s upcoming production ‘Fanne Khan’ with Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao, Aishwarya has signed another film with the same banner. Ash will reportedly start shooting for the yet-to-be-titled film in March-April while talks for …

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Peek into ‘Where the Cars are the Stars’ showcase

CALIFORNIA: Turns out New Year resolutions are meant for the cars too where the second largest auto cabinet ‘the San Diego International Auto Show’ – Where the ‘Cars are the Stars’ brought massive challenge in view. San Diego Convention center which is a usual dynasty to annual auto shows – is up with an epic showcase to models of leading …

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Anushka’s response about her wedding turns ‘Golden tweet of the Year’

MUMBAI: Wedding bells for Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma with Virat Kohli, India’s celebrated cricketer and team coach were surely the most hyped talk of the year; and after the dream came true, Anushka’s post on Twitter – the Couple’s wedding picture along with a promising caption became the Golden tweet of the Year. Today we have promised each other to …

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CBFC clears ‘Padmavati’ with no cut but five modifications

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has decided to lift ban and allow a UA certification for Bollywood’s postponed film ‘Padmavati’ – conditioned for title rename and four other modifications in conflicting scenes. There are no cuts suggested in this film by the CBFC – only five modifications. First, to change the disclaimer to one that clearly …

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China kicks off its eighth annual Birdman competition

China held its unique annual Birdman competition for the eighth time this year, where a total of 17 teams were seen soaring through the skies with their unique human-powered hand gliders. This annual Chinese competition gave the participants a chance to showcase their engineering skills by designing their own gliders to fly into the sky. The competition was set in …

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Star Wars is ‘2017´s most successful film’

LOS ANGELES: The latest episode in the iconic “Star Wars” space saga finished the year on top of the domestic box office, data confirmed Tuesday, contributing to a second best-ever year for Disney. “The Last Jedi” earned $66.8 million over the four-day holiday weekend in North America, for a $531.5 million domestic total since its opening three weeks ago, said …

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US official confirms withholding $225 million aid to Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The United States did not plan to send an already-delayed $255 million in aid to Pakistan “at this time”, a US National Security Official said. According to Reuters, a US National Security Council official on Monday said the White House did not plan to send an already-delayed $255 million in aid to Pakistan “at this time” and that “the …

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