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Rs. 5 for Modi's rally shows his market value, says Congress
Congress on Tuesday took a dig at the BJP for its move to charge Rs. 5 per ticket for attending Narendra Modi's public meeting in Hyderabad, saying it shows the "true value" of the Gujarat chief minister. Read more
Betting hots up on Britain's 'Baby Cambridge'
The long wait for the birth of Prince William and his wife Catherine's royal baby is big business for Britain's bookmakers.
Punters around the world are betting on a girl called Alexandra to be born, well, any day now. And with footballer David Beckham joking that the child should be named after him, the temptation for people to wager on every detail grows with every day the infant bides its time. Read more
Bollywood's surprise package: unforgettable character artists
"Who was that actor? He was so good!" It's not unusual for regular movie goers to be heard uttering these words after a good movie. While lead artists are the most discussed, no film is complete without its fair share of character artists. (No, please don't start naming exceptions.) Read more
RBI penalises 22 banks for KYC slips
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday imposed penalties ranging from Rs. 50 lakh to Rs. 3 crore on 22 banks, including State Bank of India, Canara Bank, Punjab National Bank, Deutsche Bank and Kotak Mahindra for violating customer identification and anti-money laundering rules. Read more