S.Korea’s Moon replaces minister in charge of relations with North

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in has replaced his unification minister in charge of relations with North Korea and appointed a longtime confidant, Moon’s office said on Thursday. Kim Yeon-chul, a pro-engagement scholar who has headed the state-run Korea Institute for National Unification since last April, will replace Cho Myoung-gyon as the new point man on […]

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Kerala takes the lead in tackling trans fat hazard

In a first, the Health Department has drawn up an action plan to generate public awareness on the harmful effects of trans fatty acids (TFA) in commercially available food items and to encourage the local food industry to meet the current statutory limits set for TFA. The draft is expected to be finalised and released […]

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Citizenship, Triple Talaq Bills Likely to Lapse Sans Rajya Sabha Nod Today

Both the bills were passed in Lok Sabha and sent to Rajya Sabha. With the general elections around the corner, the bills will have to clear Lok Sabha again once a new Lower House is elected. New Delhi: As the government makes a final effort to push the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and the Triple Talaq […]

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Survey By Dibrugarh University On Tobacco Selling

GUWAHATI: According to a survey by 9th semester BA.LLB (H) Centre for Juridical Studies, Dibrugarh University, 55.87% vendors sell non-smoking tobacco selling products and 62.5% vendors sell smoking tobacco products around the educational institutions in Guwahati. 59.54% vendors around the educational institutions advertise tobacco products and brands. But no person shall, offer for sale, or […]

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Chennai Corporation revamps Sterling Road stormwater drainage system

CHENNAI: The Chennai Corporation is revamping the stormwater drainage system in Sterling Road at the cost of Rs 41 lakh by replacing the pipes with stormwater drains. This comes following recommendations from special zonal flood monitoring officer as the stretch is waterlogged after heavy spells of rains. This is one of the few stretches that […]

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‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga’ review: Lightweight approach to queer romance

ELKDTAL might be about a story, that’s “new” to Bollywood but Sonam K Ahuja can’t rise above teary-eyed tepidness as the lead In a scene early on in ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’ (ELKDTAL), Sweety (Sonam K. Ahuja), a chance spectator of writer Sahil Mirza’s (Rajkummar Rao) play, tells him why it doesn’t […]

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Vijay Mallya, UBL kept Rs 7,500 crore safely away while Kingfisher was unravelling

Promoters of KingfisherNSE 0.00 % Airlines Ltd (KAL), including embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya and United Breweries Holdings Ltd (UBHL), were in possession of substantial quantities of movable assets in the form of shares of various public limited companies but showed no intention to clear dues of banks with these instruments, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) […]

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Any film will only work with a human story, says director Jenuse Mohamed

Jenuse Mohamed seems to have a fascination for numbers. After his début film 100 Days of Love, he returns to the marquee today with 9 (Nine), a film that has many firsts to its credit. Promoted as the first sci-fi thriller in Malayalam with a lot of interesting, state-of-the-art VFX work, the film is reportedly […]

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