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Imtiaz Ali might team up with Ranbir Kapoor for another film
Apr 24, 2017 17:06 IST
By Monika Rawal
YouTube
what happened: Imtiaz is planning to do an edgy, relationship-driven film with Ranbir after his current project.
what it means: This will be their third film together. Imtiaz and Ranbir have earlier collaborated for Rockstar & Tamasha and the two share a great working relationship.
what next: Ranbir might also do a cameo in Imtiaz's upcoming film with Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma.
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101-year-old Mann Kaur wins World Masters sprint gold
Apr 24, 2017 17:05 IST
By Leslie Xavier
AFP
what happened: 101-year-old Mann Kaur won the 100m sprint gold at the World Masters Games in Auckland on Monday.
what it means: It was the 17th gold medal of the Indian athlete’s remarkable late-blooming athletics career. She locked one minute, 14 seconds, ending a mere 64.42 seconds off Usain Bolt’s 100m world record.
what next: “I’m going to run again, I’m not going to give up," said Mann after the victory.
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Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s video reveals his religion
Apr 24, 2017 17:04 IST
By Nikita Saxena
Youtube
what happened: Actor Nawazuddin expressed how he is an artiste first, without targeting any religion.
what it means: Uploading a hard-hitting video on Youtube, the actor is seen showing a series of placards. He announced that he has got his DNA tested and found out that he is an 100% artist in his soul.
what next: The actor will be seen as Manto in his upcoming film, which is being directed by Nandita Das.
Recent Launch
Mathews to lead Sri Lanka in Champions Trophy 2017
Apr 24, 2017 16:55 IST
By Leslie Xavier
Reuters
what happened: Angelo Mathews will return as Sri Lanka skipper for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 in June.
what it means: Mathews missed the ODI series against South Africa, the tour of Australia and the home series against Bangladesh due to injury. Lasith Malinga has also been named in the 15-member squad.
what next: With a good mix of experience and youth, Lankans are hoping to make an impression in England.
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  • Jharkhand’s Aadhaar breach: India needs a strong data protection law
    Apr 24, 2017 14:30 IST

    It is ironic that a technological solution that could have plugged India’s porous welfare delivery system — and saved the State huge amount of funds — is itself proving to be extremely leaky. On Saturday, thanks to a programming error, names, addresses, Aadhaar numbers and bank...read more

  • Look at the issue clearly, farmer suicides are driven more by psychology than economics
    Apr 24, 2017 12:25 IST

    As another hot summer with drought looms, its the season of distress in vast tracts of the country. Farmers in the various dryland crop areas of the country are once again facing financial collapse and destitution. Cattle are no longer tradable and with the huge fodder and water scarcity, the...read more

    Mohan Guruswamy
  • There is such a thing as too much money
    Apr 24, 2017 06:55 IST

    Newsrooms, including the one I am part of, are deeply, sometimes obsessively interested in the funding rounds of start-ups.

    Sure, deal stories are always interesting, and the staple on which a newsroom focused on business and economics makes its name, but I have always believed that it is...read more

    R. Sukumar