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Sonali Bendre back on sets after cancer treatment


February 3, 2019

After a rough journey of battling cancer, Bollywood star Sonali Bendre is back on film sets as she announced on Saturday that she will be making her grand return on-screen. The 44-year-old Keemat star turned to Instagram to express her sentiments after returning to a film set following a long and difficult hiatus due to her unstable health. “Being back …

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Kartik Aaryan asked to choose from Sara Ali Khan and rumored girlfriend Ananya Panday


February 3, 2019

Bollywood’s heartthrob Kartik Aaryan has become quite the ladies’ man these days after newbie super star Sara Ali Khan revealed that she has been smitten by the actor. With the 23-year-old Kedarnath starlet’s crush on Kartik becoming a public affair now, it appears that a comparison between Sara and the latter’s rumoured girlfriend Ananya Panday has been sparked online which …

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Anil Kapoor sways with Ranveer Singh as he jumps in during Lakme Fashion Week ramp walk


February 3, 2019

Two of Bollywood’s most energetic personalities, Anil Kapoor and Ranveer Singh got together and what followed was a festive spirit being set free in the atmosphere at the Lakme Fashion Week 2019 ramp on Saturday. During the exhibit of Indian designer Raghavendra Rathore’s collection Anil Kapoor and newbie Jahnvi Kapoor were made showstoppers, rocking the runway in fashionable ensembles. However, …

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Cuaron on path to Oscar victory after Directors Guild win


February 3, 2019

Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron on Saturday scooped the Directors Guild of America (DGA) award for “Roma” — a strong indicator he will be named best director at the Oscars in three weeks´ time. “Roma,” a highly personal ode to Cuaron´s own childhood in 1970s Mexico City, is nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including best director. Cuaron, who won the same …

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Sidharth Malhotra opens up about breakup with Alia Bhatt


February 3, 2019

Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra has finally opened up about his relationship with former ladylove Alia Bhatt now that she is walking on sunshine with her new beau Ranbir Kapoor. During his interview on the famed talk show Koffee with Karan, the Student of the Year star spilled the beans on his breakup with Bollywood diva Alia Bhatt saying the two …

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Gossip Girl getting a reboot?


February 3, 2019

One of the most popular TV series around the world, Gossip Girl is back making headlines and fans might just be in for a good news as the show is reportedly set to make a comeback. According to the buzz, the American drama series may be making its grand return on screen much to fans’ excitement as at the Television …

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Stocks extend bullish run


February 3, 2019

KARACHI: The stock market extended the winning streak for fifth week in a row, notching up gains of 848 points (2.11 per cent) and storm past the physiological barrier of 40,000 to close at 50-session high of 41,113. The week’s upsurge took the 2019 year-to-date return to 10.9pc. The rally was underpinned by the preceding week’s economic reforms package that …

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NJHP resumes generation


February 3, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project (NJHP) resumed generation on Saturday after it was closed on Jan 5 for scheduled maintenance during the low water flow period in the Neelum river. Spokesperson for the Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) said the inspection of plant on depressurisation of tailrace revealed that civil, electrical and mechanical works were in good quality while adding …

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Rupee edges up in open market


February 3, 2019

KARACHI: Higher inflows of US dollars during the last week of January eased up pressure on the exchange rate as the rupee gained about one per cent against the US dollar in the open market. “We have been selling dollar at Rs139.50 before the $2 billion inflows which fell to Rs138.20 on Saturday,” said Secretary General of Exchange Companies Association …

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Consumers allowed to pay inflated gas bills in instalments


February 3, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Admitting that inflated gas bills were a burden on consumers, Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Saturday offered them a “relief” and said they could pay the hefty bills in four equal instalments. The facility, according to the minister, will be available to the consumers who have received bills of Rs20,000 or more. The announcement was made by the …

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