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Arjun Kapoor Recommends movies

Ishaqzaade star Arjun Kapoor is on a mission to help his Instagram followers discover movies and TV series that he finds interesting but is not popular among people. In a series of IGTV videos titled Arjun Recommends, the actor can be seen talking about the show or the film, explaining the plot and giving out fun trivia. The actor, who started these recommendations a month ago, recently posted his latest video where he’s talking about an American thriller film called Searching. A film about a single father whose daughter goes missing, the storyline revolves around him using technology and social...

No Rain, No Kartik

It appears that Kartik Aaryan reserves his love for his ladylove Sara Ali Khan for a rainy day. Pictures of Kartik escorting Sara from her dance class in Mumbai’s Andheri suburb went viral on Wednesday. And while he saved the damsel from the rain gods on that day, the next two days did not see much of rains, and Sara had to go home without an escort from her class. “Perhaps Kartik had come that day because it was raining rather heavily. Sara normally goes for her classes alone,” says a paparazzo. Meanwhile, Bollywood sources say that the Luka Chuppi...

Subhash Kapoor heads to Lucknow

We had told you a while ago that Subhash Kapoor is starting a new film immediately after Aamir Khan announced that he was back in the Subhash directorial, Mogul, a biopic on Gulshan Kumar. Well, that seems to be true. Kapoor and his crew wrapped a visit to Lucknow to plan a new film that is expected to go on the floors in the immediate future. While Kapoor has been planning to make a biopic on the former UP Chief Minister Mayawati, there are talks that he has already signed on his favourite actor Saurabh Shukla along with Richa Chadha...

Hong Kong returns to violence with tear gas and Molotovs

Hong Kong: Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs on Sunday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after a brief lull in clashes. Tens of thousands of people defied authorities to march through the streets of the city in an unsanctioned rally on Sunday, the latest expression of a popular revolt that has raged for the last 99 days. But the rally descended into violence when small groups of hardcore activists -- known within the movement as “braves” -- tried to attack the city's main government complex....

Rubber futures hit six-month low

Kolkata: The auto industry crisis is having its impacts on the country's rubber sector. Consider this. The most active October contract of rubber on the Indian Commodity Exchange on last Friday hit a six-month low of Rs 12,965 per 100 kg, owing to sluggish demand from tyre makers in the country. It was more so because there were expectations from the traders of a further rise in imports of the commodity. The contract ended at Rs 13,005 per 100 kg, down 1.5 per cent from the previous close. However, early last week rubber contracts had risen marginally on the Indian...

Value buying to drive market up

Mumbai: Equity market is likely to continue its positive momentum as the easing US-Sino trade war tensions and hope of RBI cutting interest rate as well as stimulus measures announced by the government may trigger buying interest. With retail inflation inched up marginally to 3.21 per cent in August, and industrial production growth slowing to 4.3 per cent in July, investors are expecting a rate cut by the RBI next month. "The short term trend of Nifty is positive, next upside levels to be watched around 11100-150 levels (crucial overhead resistance) in the next few sessions. A decisive/sustainable move above...

Taliban lifts self-imposed ban on Red Cross in Afghanistan

Kabul: Taliban on Sunday lifted a self-imposed ban on the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Afghanistan, after months of embargo that started from April this year. ''The ICRC consented to follow the old agreement on top of new promises in humanitarian aid and those aid workers were permitted to "resume their activities, said the Taliban spokesperson, cited by Deutsche Welle. "We welcome the acknowledgement of our humanitarian principles and renewal of security guarantees," Schaerer Juan-Pedro, head of ICRC in Kabul, said on Twitter. In April, the Taliban banned the ICRC from operating in Afghanistan regions under the...

Ravi Shastri issues warning to Rishabh Pant

Dharamsala: India head coach Ravi Shastri has made it clear that Rishabh Pant will be "rapped on the knuckles" if he keeps on playing rash shots like the one he did against the West Indies recently. Shastri did not mince words as he pointed out that the young wicketkeeper-batsman has let the team down during India's recent tour of the West Indies where he was dismissed first ball in an ODI game. "We'll let him be but at times when you see a shot, like the first ball dismissal in Trinidad, if he repeats that, then he will be told....

Hailey Baldwin reveals her secret to relationship with Justin Bieber

Mumbai: Life of celebrities is no different from others when it comes to marriage and Hailey Baldwin is proving the same. The model who recently celebrated her first anniversary with Justin Bieber has opened up about how the duo balances their married life, in the cover story for Vogue Australia's October 2019 issue, reported People. On being asked if she still believed that "marriage is hard," the 22-year-old model said that she considers that all "good relationships" require effort. "Look, marriage is always going to be hard and I think good relationships are the relationships that you put the work...

Sebi mulls new whistleblower mechanism for auditors, other 'gate-keepers'

New Delhi: With an aim to unearth financial irregularities and other fraudulent transactions at listed companies, capital market regulator Sebi is planning to set up a new whistle-blower mechanism for auditors and other 'gate-keepers' to report such cases. The proposed move assumes significance in the wake of several auditors in the recent past decided to exit from their audit mandate after certain listed companies failed to take remedial actions despite financial wrongdoings having been flagged in their auditors' observations. Officials said most of these auditor exits have taken place at a much later stage, but a 'confidentiality mechanism' can help...

SBI shelves IPO plans for general insurance arm; card JV to hit market in Q4

Leh: The largest lender State Bank of India has dropped its plan to take its general insurance arm public as there is no need for additional capital now, chairman Rajnish Kumar has said. Investor interest for its cards business is very high, and SBI Card listing will happen in the March quarter, he said. The bank was earlier looking for an initial public offering (IPO) for SBI General Insurance in FY21. When asked if the IPO for general insurance will happen next fiscal, Kumar replied in the negative, saying there is no need for capital. SBI General, valued at over...

Power gencos outstanding dues on discoms rises 57 pc to Rs 73,000 crore in July

New Delhi: The outstanding dues of distribution utilities from power producers have risen by more than 57 per cent to Rs 73,748 crore in July 2019 compared to the same month last year, showing stress in the sector. According to PRAAPTI portal, distribution companies owed a total of Rs 46,779 crore to power generation companies in July 2018. The portal was launched in May 2018 to bring transparency in power purchase transactions between generators and discoms (distribution companies). In July this year, total overdue amount, which was not cleared even after 60 days of grace period offered by generators, stood...