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February 2014

Kissing scenes help to get opening: Karan Johar

Mumbai, Feb 28: The "2 States" trailer features Alia Bhatt locking lips with Arjun Kapoor and its producer Karan Johar says kissing scenes help in luring the audience.Earlier kissing scenes were not included in promos, but it has become a trend now. When asked about the same, Karan said: "It's great these kids of the new generation are kissing on screen. It's the new ethos... but senior actors didn't do this. I like to watch kissing scenes, it's wonderful. Kissing scenes help to get opening and people also…

Music turns regular food into something special

New York, Feb 28: To woo your lady, make sure to play right music along with serving her favourite cuisines as the influence of background music on food perception has now been unlocked.According to a new study on the effects of different background music on the taste of foods, genres of music can elicit different emotions and the enjoyment of some foods can be affected by emotions. “Little has been known about the influence of background music genre on food perception so far as most studies focused on eating and…

Salt Lake gears up for East Bengal-Mohun Bagan clash

Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Arch-rivals East Bengal and Mohun Bagan clash in Round 19 of the I-League at the Salt Lake Stadium here Saturday.Both Kolkata giants come into this fixture on the back of poor form as each side has failed to win their last four matches in all competitions. Additionally they have only picked up a point each from their two matches after the near two-month break in I-League. The two clubs are level on points but East Bengal have played four games less and thus still have a realistic chance of…

Cabinet defers taking up anti-graft ordinances

New Delhi, Feb 28: The union cabinet on Friday deferred taking up the anti-graft ordinances which were being pushed by Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi.The cabinet decided to postpone taking up the ordinances, informed sources said. The ordinances on the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill and the Right of Citizens for Time-Bound Delivery of Goods and Services and Redressal of their Grievances Bill were on the agenda but were not taken up. These were among the anti-corruption bills being pushed by Gandhi to…

Decision on IPL after election dates are out: BCCI

Bhubaneswar, Feb 28 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Friday decided to adopt a wait-and-watch approach towards moving the Indian Premier League (IPL) out of the country due to the upcoming general elections.After a working committee meeting here, BCCI president Narayanaswami Srinivasan said a decision on staging the IPL will be taken after the general election dates are out. The Home Ministry has informed the BCCI that it won't be possible to provide security for the Twenty20 league that is…
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