Daily Archives: January 22, 2018

Priyanka Chopra to announce Oscar nominations


Priyanka Chopra, who made waves when she appeared for two consecutive Academy Awards, has now gone beyond the red carpet appearances and will be announcing the Oscar nominations for this year. The Academy made the revelation as it shared pictures from the nominations shoot on Instagram. “Behind the scenes with Priyanka Chopra. Tune in to the #OscarNoms announcement on Tuesday,” ...

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Cross-LoC bus service resumes in J-K


The Cross-LoC bus service resumed through Poonch district today after being suspended last week, despite the ongoing skirmishes along the Line of Control (LoC) and the India-Pak border. Nine people, including five Jammu and Kashmir residents, returned to India, while 20 used the service to go back to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), a senior official said. Last week, on January 18, ...

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State to get Rs 41K from centre

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated the Khirsu Sharadotsav 2018 organized by  Khirsu Sharadotsav and Vikas Samiti in Khirsu, Pauri on Monday. In his address the Chief Minister said that 10 people have been caught red handed and 14 have been sent to jail after State Government had initiated the actions to curb the corruption and ensuring neutral ...

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Taliban siege on Kabul hotel ends after 13 hours, 18 dead


A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan’s capital killed at least 18 people, including 14 foreigners, and pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker was killed today, with the casualty toll expected to rise. The heavily-guarded luxury hotel is popular among foreigners and Afghan officials. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the ...

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Trying to bring petrol, diesel under GST says oil minister


Union Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said his Ministry is trying to bring petrol and diesel under the purview of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). “We are trying that petrol, diesel and kerosene should also come under the ambit of GST. We are hopeful that the GST Council will agree to it shortly,” the Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister ...

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Irrfan Khan wins ‘best actor’ for Hindi Medium at Filmfare Awards 2017


Bollywood star Irrfan Khan took home the best actor trophy for his realistic and effective portrayal of a middle-class father in “Hindi Medium”, while romantic-comedy “Bareilly ki Barfi” earned other top two honours, including the best director award for Ashwiny Iyer at the 63rd Filmfare Awards. The second award for “Bareilly ki Barfi” came for Rajkummar Rao in the best ...

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