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  • Russian plane crash kills 31 in Siberia

    Moscow, April 2 (): A Russian passenger plane carrying 43 people has crashed shortly after taking off on Monday morning. A total of 43 passengers were on board. Among them 31 people were killed and 12 survivors have been taken to hospital in serious condition, Russia’s emergencies ministry said. The ATR 72, a French-Italian-made twin-engine…

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  • Box Office Collection: 3 Dhanush movie rocks on the first day

    Chennai, April 2 (): Aishwarya Dhanush’s directorial debut “3” released with huge expectation on March 30. The movie rocked at the Box Office on the first day. An unconfirmed source says that the movie has collected more than Rs. 3 crore on the first day of its release. The movie “3” hit on screens in…

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  • Taylor Swift ‘eyeing movie career’

    Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Taylor Swift has announced her ambition to begin a run as a fully-fledged star of the silver screen. The 22-year-old singer, who tasted success with the film Dr Seuss’ The Lorax, in which she voices the character Audrey, admitted that she had long been harbouring a desire to take to acting,…

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  • Lawyer Prashant Bhushan takes on Centre over Army scam

    Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 2 (ANI): Senior lawyer and social activist Prashant Bhushan has criticized the Centre over the alleged truck procurement scam in the Indian Army. Talking to media here, Bhushan expressed his reservations over the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe, saying that a government-controlled agency would not be in a position to carry out…

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  • Jayalalithaa tells PM she wants NCTC put on hold

    Chennai, Apr.2 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has reportedly written a second letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, asking him to put his government’s plans for establishing a National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) on hold. She has reportedly sought a separate meeting of all the chief ministers to discuss the counter-terrorism body and…

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  • Fat cells can protect our body against diabetes

    London, April 2 (ANI): Researchers have shed light on how fat cells protect the body against diabetes – the finding that may lead to a new therapeutic strategy for preventing and treating type 2 diabetes and obesity-related metabolic diseases. In the last decade, several research groups have shown that fat cells in people play a…

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