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Amazon introduces Echo Show 15, Halo fitness band, Astro robot and more at 2021 hardware event
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Amazon introduces Echo Show 15, Halo fitness band, Astro robot and more at 2021 hardware event

Amazon's 2021 hardware event witnessed the debut of the Amazon Echo Show 15, Astro robot, Halo View fitness tracker, Amazon Glow for kids and the Blink video doorbell.

Amazon to launch global computer science programme in India for marginalised students
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Amazon to launch global computer science programme in India for marginalised students

In the first year of its launch, Amazon aims to enable and deliver computer science learning opportunities to more than one lakh students from 900 government and aided schools across seven states in India

Samsung announces offers on Lifestyle TV, The Frame: All you need to know
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Samsung announces offers on Lifestyle TV, The Frame: All you need to know

Buyers interested in buying The Frame can get a special discount of up to Rs 8,000 and a cashback of Rs 3,000 and no-cost EMIs (24 months) with leading banks.

Shoojit Sircar, Vicky Kaushal's Sardar Udham to release directly on Amazon Prime in October
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Shoojit Sircar, Vicky Kaushal's Sardar Udham to release directly on Amazon Prime in October

Shoojit Sircar's previous film Gulabo Sitabo also skipped theatircal release to premiere directly on Amazon Prime Video India last year.

Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum movie review: A well-intentioned but middling social drama
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Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum movie review: A well-intentioned but middling social drama

The biggest limitation of RARA is its lack of emotional depth. The lead couple’s arc remains agonizingly two-dimensional, where we know precious little about them apart from their love for their bulls.

Congress demands SC-monitored probe into Amazon bribery allegations, seeks response from PM
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Congress demands SC-monitored probe into Amazon bribery allegations, seeks response from PM

Surjewala pointed out that it has now come out that the e-commerce giant spent Rs 8,546 crore in 'legal fees', whereas India's Law Ministry's annual budget is only Rs 1,100 crore

'None of my characters have left me': says Jayasurya, ahead of 100th film Sunny
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'None of my characters have left me': says Jayasurya, ahead of 100th film Sunny

"Why should I let go of my characters? They're all there in some corner of my mind. When I close my eyes, the characters come to my mind. They are that accessible," says Jayasurya on completing 100 films.

Amazon spends Rs 8,546 cr in legal expenses during 2018-20 to maintain presence in India: Report
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Amazon spends Rs 8,546 cr in legal expenses during 2018-20 to maintain presence in India: Report

Amazon is locked in a legal tussle over the takeover of Future Group and is facing a probe by the Competition Commission of India (CCI).

Amazon maintains it has ‘zero tolerance for corruption’ as it faces bribery allegations
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Amazon maintains it has ‘zero tolerance for corruption’ as it faces bribery allegations

According to a new report, Amazon has initiated an investigation against some of its legal representatives for allegedly bribing Indian government officials.

Sunny trailer: Jayasurya plays a troubled musician stuck in pandemic for his 100th film
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Sunny trailer: Jayasurya plays a troubled musician stuck in pandemic for his 100th film

Jayasurya's Sunny will release on Amazon Prime Video India on 23 September.

I Know What You Did Last Summer series to premiere on Amazon on 15 October
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I Know What You Did Last Summer series to premiere on Amazon on 15 October

The first four episodes of the series will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on 15 October with new episodes will dropping weekly, leading up to the season finale on 12 November.

Jayasurya's 100th film Sunny to release on Amazon Prime Video on 23 September
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Jayasurya's 100th film Sunny to release on Amazon Prime Video on 23 September

Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum, produced by Suriya, will also release on the platform a day later on 24 September.

Nushrratt Bharuccha's horror film Chhorii to release on Amazon Prime in November
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Nushrratt Bharuccha's horror film Chhorii to release on Amazon Prime in November

Amazon Prime Video India unveils the motion poster of Chhorii, co-produced by Abundantia Entertainment’s Psych, a vertical focused on the horror and paranormal genre, and the Los Angeles-based Crypt TV.

Joe Biden orders sweeping new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans
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Joe Biden orders sweeping new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans

President Joe Biden has encouraged COVID-19 vaccine requirements in settings like schools, workplaces and university campuses

Tuck Jagadish movie review: Nani is adequate, but nothing else feels earned
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Tuck Jagadish movie review: Nani is adequate, but nothing else feels earned

The twists that we can see from afar. The villains that are supposed to be scary, but are just annoying. The evil brother whose evilness is never explained, and is quickly forgiven.

West Bengal Police arrest 22 for running fake call centre, duping people
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West Bengal Police arrest 22 for running fake call centre, duping people

They introduced themselves as Amazon employees and used softwares like Teamviewer and Anydesk to remotely access and take control over target computers

Camila Cabello’s Cinderella deserves praise for its portrayal of female ambition
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Camila Cabello’s Cinderella deserves praise for its portrayal of female ambition

Our newest Ella is no regular Cinderella. She dreams of becoming a star dressmaker. Marrying the prince of her kingdom will have to wait.

Cinderella director says she never gravitated towards the Disney princess
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Cinderella director says she never gravitated towards the Disney princess

"I was not a princess-y girl who would wear dresses but my friends did. That's because I couldn't relate to her being blonde haired and blue eyed. I'm dark haired and brown eyed," says Kay Cannon, director of Cinderella.

What's streaming in September: Money Heist, Bhoot Police, Mumbai Diaries 26/11
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What's streaming in September: Money Heist, Bhoot Police, Mumbai Diaries 26/11

While Part 1 of Money Heist final season will release on Netflix on 3 September, Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex will release Bhoot Police on 17 September.

Annie Murphy's Kevin Can F**k Himself renewed for Season 2
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Annie Murphy's Kevin Can F**k Himself renewed for Season 2

The sitcom satire will return with eight new episodes on AMC and streaming service AMC+ in 2022. It currently streams in India on Amazon Prime Video.