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July 2013

Digvijaya Singh justifies Hyderabad as joint capital

The justification came a day after the United Progressive Alliance Coordination Committee recommended that the government form a separate Telangana from Andhra Pradesh. "There is nothing wrong in making Hyderabad the joint capital of the two states," Digvijaya Singh said, adding: "People need to understand that unless a new capital is formed, Hyderabad will be the joint capital. Ultimately, it will be in Telangana." Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), the party that has spearheaded the movement…

Time Indian GP got government support: Karthikeyan

"I have been racing all around the world for almost two decades but people started asking me about India only after we hosted the F1 race here," Karthikeyan told IANS from Mumbai Wednesday. "In other Asian countries like Malaysia, people and their government are so proud of their F1 and hosting it is huge for any country," said Karthikeyan. The former HRT and Jordan driver, who is currently competing in the Auto GP series, was reacting to F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone's confirmation…

No point of competition with ‘Chennai Express’: Imran Khan

Imran is not worried because he says films nowadays mint a major portion of moolah within the first weekend of release itself. "Chennai Express" hits the screens Aug 9, "Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara!" releases Aug 15. "They ('Chennai Express' team) are releasing a week apart, so I don't see any cause for stress. The fact is that nowadays films do a majority of their business on their first weekend (of release)," Imran told reporters here Tuesday at the cover launch of…

Won’t date anyone from film industry: Sonam Kapoor

"I won't date anyone from the industry, honestly. Industry guys are amazing, but the good ones are taken," Sonam said here. "I have learnt that work and pleasure should be separate," added the actress, who was present at the cover launch of Stardust magazine, featuring her and her "I Hate Luv Storys" co-star Imran Khan. Sonam was all praises for Imran, who, according to her, is "the best looking guy in the industry". Recalling an incident when she felt overshadowed by the…

Six killed in Iraq violence

Around Monday midnight, unidentified gunmen attacked a police checkpoint at the Kut city, some 170 km from Baghdad, killing three policemen and kidnapping another, reported Xinhua citing a police source. In the early hours of Tuesday, gunmen using silenced weapons shot dead two policemen in the same city, the source said. In the morning, a suicide car bomber struck the outer checkpoint of the compound of Saddam Hussein's presidential palaces, in Tikrit city, some 170 km from Baghdad, wounding seven…
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