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August 13, 2015

Delhi turns into fortress ahead of I-Day

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The national capital has turned into a virtual fortress two days ahead of Independence Day with over 6,000 security personnel on duty to pre-empt any terrorist strike in the city. Considering central intelligence inputs that terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba may attempt to attack markets or places of strategic importance, an impregnable ground-to-air security apparatus is being put in place at Red Fort and areas within its five-kilometre radius. Intelligence agencies have warned Delhi Police that…

Glad Salman suggested my name for ‘Katti Batti’, says Kangana

Mumbai, Aug 13: Actress Kangana Ranaut, who is awaiting the release of "Katti Batti", says she is glad that superstar Salman Khan suggested her name for the film. Kangana, along with her "Katti Batti” co-star Imran Khan, was present at a radio station here on Wednesday to promote their film.On being asked how Salman convinced her to play the role of Payal in "Katti Batti", Kangana said: "He (Salman) didn't have to convince me... but he called me to tell me about the script of 'Katti…

‘Jai Hind’! Manoj, Raveena pay homage to freedom fighters

New Delhi, Aug 13: Actors Manoj Bajpayee and Raveena Tandon have featured in a digital film “Jai Hind” which pays homage to the freedom fighters.The digital film, released online on Thursday night, features Manoj and Raveena asking consumers to join in through the social media movement 'Azaadi4me'. It is an initiative by OYO Rooms, a technology driven network of hotels. Set in modern day Mumbai, "Jai Hind" captures what present day India would be like if it was still under British rule. Told through…

Kapil Sharma is a natural, says Rishi

Mumbai, Aug 13 : Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who visited the set of "Comedy Nights With Kapil" to promote the film "All Is Well", has thanked Kapil Sharma for having him and has complimented the comedian for being a "natural". The 62-year-old actor posted on micro-blogging website Twitter: "Thank you all at comedy with Kapil. Was wonderful though it was tiring for me. Result of promotions of 'All Is Well'. That boy is a natural." Kapil, who is making his Bollywood debut with…

Turkey shuts down over 100 websites

Ankara, Aug 13 (IANS) Turkish authorities have shut down over 100 websites since July 25 for having alleged links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the media reported on Thursday.The websites were said to have "links with the PKK" that demonstrated "support for terrorism", EFE reported. In the last week of July, 96 websites - among them several media outlets - and 23 twitter accounts were closed by the head of telecommunications based on administrative decisions, then ratified by the…
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