• Iggy Azalea, Rita Ora deserve more than just $100K!
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    Los Angeles, Nov 4 (IANS) Australian rapper Iggy Azalea and British singer Rita Ora are huge stars, but based on a new Vegas offer to them, they’re not getting their due respect. The “Black Widow” singers have been asked to perform two shows at Planet Hollywood for $200K per show,

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  • When angry Nicki Minaj smashed up Benz
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    Los Angeles, Nov 4 (IANS) If reports are anything to go by, one of the reasons for Nicki Minaj’s break-up with her long-time boyfriend was that she smashed his car with a baseball bat. Tmz.com reports that during the summer Nicki and Safaree Samuels got into an argument. She started

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  • How smartphones are changing the way you vote
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    Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) Smartphones and social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are playing an increasingly prominent role in helping you decide who to vote for, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center. The proportion of US citizens who use their smartphones to track political news

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  • US pullout will lead Afghan militants to target India: Expert
    3:53 PM

    Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) While the US withdrawal from Afghanistan is opening up strategic space for India, Af-Pak expert Michael Kugelman asserts it will lead to militant groups operating in the region turning their attention back on India. Speaking at a Global India Foundation organised event on India-US and India-Pakistan

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  • Who knew ‘Bombay Talkies’ would be Sadashiv’s swan song: Dibakar
    3:49 PM

    Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Dibakar Bannerjee’s short movie “Star” in the episodic movie “Bombay Talkies” was Sadashiv Amrapurkar’s last appearance in Hindi cinema. The director says he is glad that he got to work with the late actor. “Who was to know that my story in the omnibus ‘Bombay Talkies’

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  • Long term shift work hampers memory
    3:45 PM

    London, Nov 4 (IANS) Long term shift work can help you earn more but it could adversely affect your brain functions, such as memory and processing speed, says a research. Disruption of the body clock as a result of shift work could generate physiological stressors, which may in turn affect

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  • US agency to help achieve Clean India goal
    3:41 PM

    New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Tuesday partnered the urban development ministry to provide expertise and innovative models in urban water and sanitation for achieving the Clean India campaign. Called the urban Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), USAID will bring leadership, talent and

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  • Modi is akin to Indira Gandhi, Rahul is no leader: Book
    3:41 PM

    New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is like Indira Gandhi in leadership style, and he has also instilled a sense of fear in his cabinet colleagues, a book by veteran journalist and well known television anchor Rajdeep Sardesai says. The book, “2014 The Election That Changed India”

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  • Haryana will reverse populism in decisions: Governor
    3:39 PM

    Chandigarh, Nov 4 (IANS) Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki Tuesday said the new government in Haryana will work for the rejuvenation of the state’s economy without putting any burden on the common man. He said the trend of populist decisions would be reversed. “We will reverse the legacy of the

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  • For UP cops, ‘filmi’ uniforms, Facebook strictly no, no
    3:35 PM

    Lucknow, Nov 4 (IANS) Here’s a crackdown with a difference. Policemen in Uttar Pradesh have been told in no uncertain terms that Bollywood-style uniforms are out as is chatting on social networking sites like Facebook or browising the worldwide web as these are “unbecoming” for the men in khaki. It

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  • Tripura CM asks PM to restore MGNREGA funds for state
    3:31 PM

    Agartala, Nov 4 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restore the funds cut from MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) rural employment scheme in the state. “The union rural development ministry has increased its allocation of funds under MGNREGA for Rajasthan,

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