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Tumhari Sulu opens at 20%

Tumhari Sulu opens at 20%

Ad filmmaker Suresh Triveni makes his Bollywood debut with Tumhari Sulu . Hitting the theaters on November 17 is Vidya Balan's slice-of-life comedy Tumhari Sulu . The film stars Manav Kaul as Vidy...

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'We'll cut off her nose': Deepika Padukone threatened ahead of Padmavati release

'We'll cut off her nose': Deepika Padukone threatened ahead of Padmavati release

Earlier this morning, the Mumbai Police beefed up the security of actress Deepika Padukone who plays the titular role of Queen Padmavati in noted film director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcomi...

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Venezuela in 'selective default', signs debt deal with Russian Federation

Venezuela in 'selective default', signs debt deal with Russian Federation

Venezuela's situation is unique from other countries that have faced a debt crisis: it is simultaneously riven by a political crisis and is facing U.S. Caracas has only $9.7 billion (€8.2 billion) in ...

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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria chemical weapons probe

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria chemical weapons probe

US President Donald Trump had urged all Security Council members to renew the mandate to ensure that Assad's regime "does not commit mass murder with chemical weapons ever again". This will be a serio...

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Belief in politics of performance boosting PM's appeal: Amit Shah

Belief in politics of performance boosting PM's appeal: Amit Shah

Despite demonetisation, Indians approve of Modi and are satisfied with "both the country's direction and the state of its economy have grown in recent years". Interestingly, the survey found that 60% ...

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Rare genetic mutation found in Amish community could combat ageing

Rare genetic mutation found in Amish community could combat ageing

Studies in animals have shown that reducing levels of PAI-1 can protect them against ageing and age-related diseases and even prolong life, but until now, the same effect had not been seen in humans. ...

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California officials probe source of Legionnaires' cases

California officials probe source of Legionnaires' cases

Legionnaires' disease is a type of airborne disease that causes a severe form of pneumonia to most people who are above 50 or with a weak immune system. Neither individual who died visited Disneyland....

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Actress Rose McGowan Arrested on Drug Charge in Va.

Actress Rose McGowan Arrested on Drug Charge in Va.

She turned herself in on Tuesday at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center, according to Kraig Troxell, a spokesman for the county sheriff's office, and was released on a $US5000 unsecured bond. ...

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American Cancer Society urges smokers to kick habit November 16

American Cancer Society urges smokers to kick habit November 16

If you smoke on a particular route every day to work, drive to work a different way. According to the American Cancer Society , about 36.5 million people still smoke cigarettes. Research shows that...

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High blood pressure is redefined as 130, not 140 - U.S. guidelines

High blood pressure is redefined as 130, not 140 - U.S. guidelines

People don't know they have high blood pressure until they take it. According to the new guidelines, a systolic blood pressure readings between 130-139 is considered stage 1 hypertension and a r...

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Cambodian Supreme Court dissolves main opposition party

Cambodian Supreme Court dissolves main opposition party

Party officials have denied the charges, saying they are politically motivated. The government accuses the Cambodia National Rescue Party of plotting a coup and has called for its dissolution for we...

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Microsoft cutting emissions by 75% by 2030

Microsoft cutting emissions by 75% by 2030

The figures point to China as the main cause of the renewed growth in fossil emissions - with a projected growth of 3.5 per cent. The US and European Union are however expected to see a decline of...

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Padmavati: Maharashtra CM gives police security to Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Padmavati: Maharashtra CM gives police security to Sanjay Leela Bhansali

A couple of days ago, in a relief for Padmavati makers, the Supreme Court had refused to entertain a plea against Padmavati's release and had put onus on the CBFC. "This is a great contempt of Que...

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FDA approves pill with digital tracking device you swallow

FDA approves pill with digital tracking device you swallow

This allows the patient and doctor to track the medication's use via smartphone. And the drug should not be used in an attempt to track real-time ingestion since detection could be delayed, the agency...

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Tillerson calls for credible probe into rights abuses in Myanmar

Tillerson calls for credible probe into rights abuses in Myanmar

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. While the report acknowledged that battles against militants from the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, or ARSA, had le...

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Papa John's apologizes for comments made about National Football League players

Papa John's apologizes for comments made about National Football League players

Papa John's executives said on a conference call that anthem protests have hurt their sponsorship deal with the NFL. Papa John's added that they support the players' right to protest inequality, and...

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Saudi Planes Bomb Yemen Airport, Blocking Aid Deliveries

The United Nations has listed Yemen as the world's top priority humanitarian crisis, with more than 17 million people lacking food, seven million of whom are at risk of starvation. In March 2015, the ...

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Trump to tap ex-pharma executive Azar as U.S. health secretary

Trump to tap ex-pharma executive Azar as U.S. health secretary

Health and Human Services secretary, saying Azar would push to lower the price of medicines. Azar's Senate confirmation could be hard, with the chamber's 48 Democrats unlikely to approve a candidate...

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Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings soar on bid reports

Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings soar on bid reports

Wells Fargo analyst Jeff Farmer has "conviction in a potential Roark acquisition", due to the company's financial struggles as of late and its "leadership void" - CEO Sally Smith announced her resigna...

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Sock Overcomes Cilic to Record First ATP World Tour Finals Win

Sock Overcomes Cilic to Record First ATP World Tour Finals Win

The fire alarm went off at 4:00 am and we had to exit the building. It's an fantastic atmosphere, you make me feel like home. I'm here to win matches. The 36-year-old six-times champion may have been ...

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