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I may be a patriot, but can’t be a politician: Annu Kapoor

Mumbai: National Award-winning actor Annu Kapoor says being a patriot alone does not make him fit to be a politician. Annu, who became an actor by chance and could not study after secondary education due to the financial condition of his family back then, says he has regrets about not being able to serve his

Punjab contest no longer bipolar, but BJP clear winner: Jaitley

  New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said though the contest in the February 4 Punjab assembly elections was no longer bipolar with the “advent of new smaller parties”, the BJP will nevertheless emerge clear winner. The Bharatiya Janata Party in alliance with the Shiromani Akali Dal is part of a coalition

Sidhu fired up, but there is a lot of return fire too

Chandigarh: From cricketer-turned-politician-turned-TV host to BJP MP-turned-Congress legislator aspirant, Navjot Singh Sidhu has covered some distance and worn different hats in the last few years. But his latest move to the Congress just days ahead of Punjab’s crucial assembly elections is being questioned for a variety of reasons. “Funny-man” Sidhu may soon realise that he

Cash crunch affecting not only trade, but also others

Ludhiana: Due to the lack of currency in the cash with the city people, not only markets are giving a deserted looks on the shops other then essential commodities shops in the city, but old city theatres are also giving a deserted look in the Ludhiana for three days. As the recently released movie has

Performing is like skydiving, but the rush lasts longer: Farhan Akhtar

Mumbai: For Bollywood’s multifaceted celebrity Farhan Akhtar, performing a gig in front of a live audience gives an adrenaline rush comparable to that one gets from skydiving. In GQ’s November 2016 issue, Farhan spoke about his live music performances, in an interview to Uday Benegal, the frontman of Indian rock band Indus Creed “Performing is

Pakistan fomenting trouble, but Modi will solve Kashmir: Mehbooba

New Delhi: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday slammed Pakistan and separatist leaders for fuelling unrest in Jammu and Kashmir and hoped that a “very concerned” Prime Minister Narendra Modi would get the troubled state out of the deadly turmoil that has left over 70 dead and crippled life in the valley for 50 days.

‘Body can get old but a person’s heart does not’

Ludhiana: The basic talent of a writer is whatever he feels he writes it in those verses that mean best when read and this writer beautifies every creation of his. He believes in shredding the old leaves and wait for new to grow. He is none other than a person who has a great connection

We have fast hands but not fast feet: Hawgood

Rio de Janeiro:  “Bitterly disappointed” withthe Indian women’s hockey team’s tame ouster from the Olympics medal contention, coach Neil Hawgood said the side lacks players who are quick on their feet. Indian Eves were hammered 0-5 by Argentina -their third defeat in a row. The Indians logged just one point by virtue of their draw

Tourists flee Kashmir but many vow to return

Srinagar: housands of tourists who were caught up in the turmoil in the Kashmir Valley have left, dealing huge blows to the tourism industry. But some of the tourists said they will be back. On Saturday, the ninth day of unrest in the valley following the killing of militant commander Burhan Wani, the otherwise busy

Harshvardhan an introvert, but very sensitive: Anil Kapoor

New Delhi: Bollywood star Anil Kapoor says hisson Harshvardhan, who will be making his Bollywood debut with Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s “Mirziya,” is an introvert. The 59-year-old actor said despite being a private person his son is very sensitive. “Rakeysh Mehra is the right person to tell how he is as an actor. But as a