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Daily Bulletin: MJ Akbar calls allegations 'fabricated and baseless', Zika virus toll reaches 60; top stories of the day
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Daily Bulletin: MJ Akbar calls allegations 'fabricated and baseless', Zika virus toll reaches 60; top stories of the day

Union minister MJ Akbar terms allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by several women as "false, fabricated and deeply distressing", Zika virus toll reaches 60 in Rajasthan; and other top stories of the day

Daily Bulletin: MJ Akbar returns to India; 55 cases of Zika virus reported in Rajasthan; today's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: MJ Akbar returns to India; 55 cases of Zika virus reported in Rajasthan; today's top stories

MJ Akbar to return to India amid levelling of sexual harassment allegations against him; Zika virus outbreaks in Rajasthan and other top stories of the day

Daily Bulletin: IMD predicts heavy rain in parts of Kerala; Tanushree Dutta files police complaint ; Kavanaugh sworn-in to US Supreme Court; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: IMD predicts heavy rain in parts of Kerala; Tanushree Dutta files police complaint ; Kavanaugh sworn-in to US Supreme Court; day's top stories

IMD predicts heavy rain and thunderstorm in parts of Kerala, Tanushree Dutta files police complaint against Nana Patekar; other top stories of the day

Daily Bulletin: Farmers call off strike; Modi to receive UN environment award, Gogoi to take charge as CJI; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Farmers call off strike; Modi to receive UN environment award, Gogoi to take charge as CJI; day's top stories

Farmers call off strike, Narendra Modi to recieve UN environment award, Justice Ranjan Gogoi to be new CJI; more top stories of the day

Daily Bulletin: Rahul Gandhi demands Arun Jaitley's resignation over Mallya's escape, JNUSU polls today, fuel price continues to rise; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Rahul Gandhi demands Arun Jaitley's resignation over Mallya's escape, JNUSU polls today, fuel price continues to rise; day's top stories

Rahul Gandhi demands Arun Jaitley's resignation over Mallya's escape, JNUSU polls today, fuel price continues to rise and more stories to follow through the day.

Daily Bulletin: Triple Talaq Bill to be debated in Rajya Sabha, rains continue to lash Kerala, SBI to release Q1 results; top stories of the day
India

Daily Bulletin: Triple Talaq Bill to be debated in Rajya Sabha, rains continue to lash Kerala, SBI to release Q1 results; top stories of the day

Daily Bulletin: Triple Talaq Bill will be debated in Rajya Sabha, rains continue to lash Kerala and have killed 26 people so far, SBI to release Q1 results; some top stories of the day

Daily Bulletin: SC judges to meet CJI over KM Joseph's appointment, SEBI to send notice to Mehul Choksi in Antigua and other top stories of the day
India

Daily Bulletin: SC judges to meet CJI over KM Joseph's appointment, SEBI to send notice to Mehul Choksi in Antigua and other top stories of the day

With controversy over Justice Joseph's appointment to Supreme Court to legal trouble for Kamal Hassan, here are the top stories for the day

Daily Bulletin: Tejashwi Yadav to lead protest in Jantar Mantar, Xiaomi launches Qin AI feature phone series, and other top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Tejashwi Yadav to lead protest in Jantar Mantar, Xiaomi launches Qin AI feature phone series, and other top stories

Daily Bulletin: Tejashwi Yadav will lead protest in Jantar Mantar against Nitish Kumar government in the Muzaffarpur riot case in Delhi, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal heading 29th GST Council meet, India eyeing victory in 1st Test against England, Here's what is expected to make the news on Saturday, here's what is expected to make the news on Saturday

Vikram’s period drama Mahavir Karna to start shoot from October; budget expected to touch Rs 300 cr
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Vikram’s period drama Mahavir Karna to start shoot from October; budget expected to touch Rs 300 cr

"Besides Vikram, we plan to rope in actors from Bollywood and Hollywood as well. The entire cast and crew will be revealed soon," says director of the ambitious Mahavir Karna, RS Vimal.

A Quiet Place and the sounds of silence: How absence of noise is the main character in John Krasinski's film
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A Quiet Place and the sounds of silence: How absence of noise is the main character in John Krasinski's film

The vast potential of silence does the trick in A Quiet Place — one of the most terrifying films in recent times for its execution of a unique brand of horror.

Farhan Akhtar 'permanently' deletes Facebook account; his verified page to remain active
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Farhan Akhtar 'permanently' deletes Facebook account; his verified page to remain active

Farhan Akhtar's move comes after Facebook faced worldwide criticism over the claims that Cambridge Analytica, the UK data analysis firm hired by Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, harvested and misused data on 50 million members.

Ajay Devgn's next release Raid showcases a brooding, intense side to the actor — his most popular avatar
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Ajay Devgn's next release Raid showcases a brooding, intense side to the actor — his most popular avatar

Ajay Devgn's next release Raid is slated to hit theatres this week and is set to showcase the actor, yet again, in a persona that he is loved for – brooding, serious and intense.

Andrea Jeremiah on lack of strong female characters in Tamil cinema: 'It's a completely male-dominated industry'
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Andrea Jeremiah on lack of strong female characters in Tamil cinema: 'It's a completely male-dominated industry'

Andrea Jeremiah, who participated in a panel discussion as part of Women's Day celebrations in a popular engineering college in Chennai, raised a lot of pertinent questions about the stereotypes in the Tamil film industry.

Sridevi was a fantastic actor; many people I worked with said she was their inspiration, says Hansal Mehta
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Sridevi was a fantastic actor; many people I worked with said she was their inspiration, says Hansal Mehta

In an exclusive interview with Firstpost, Hansal Mehta speaks about Omerta, his next film with Rajkummar Rao, the biopic fad and the missed opportunity of working with Sridevi.

Louis Malle’s incest-tinged film Murmur of the Heart is a gentle blow against political correctness
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Louis Malle’s incest-tinged film Murmur of the Heart is a gentle blow against political correctness

Now is a good time to remember an era when cinema could be unapologetically apolitical. A film like Louis Malle’s 1971 drama, Murmur of the Heart is, without doubt, the least judgmental film ever made about incest.

International Women's Day: Bollywood needs more female filmmakers to make way for engaging, inclusive cinema
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International Women's Day: Bollywood needs more female filmmakers to make way for engaging, inclusive cinema

It’s not easy for women to become directors in India. And the key roadblock seems to be perception, not always opportunity.

International Women's Day: Bollywood needs to make equality and pay parity a yearlong fight
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International Women's Day: Bollywood needs to make equality and pay parity a yearlong fight

The cry of equality that we often get to hear every year, especially on International Women’s Day, is nothing more than a lip service, and a sound byte. Bollywood loves status quo.

Irish rockband Cranberries to release new album in 2019 featuring vocals of the late singer Dolores O'Riordan
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Irish rockband Cranberries to release new album in 2019 featuring vocals of the late singer Dolores O'Riordan

The surviving three members of The Cranberries said that O'Riordan had already recorded vocals for a new album, which the band now hopes to finish and release in early 2019.

Kamal Haasan's political debut, like the opening of big films, will be keenly watched for the kind of crowds he attracts
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Kamal Haasan's political debut, like the opening of big films, will be keenly watched for the kind of crowds he attracts

Will Kamal Haasan remain an urban phenomenon, and a social media warrior or will he be able to bring the much needed change in Tamil Nadu politics by luring relevant crowds?

Ram Gopal Varma appears before Hyderabad police in obscenity case filed over God, Sex and Truth
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Ram Gopal Varma appears before Hyderabad police in obscenity case filed over God, Sex and Truth

Ram Gopal Varma appeared before the Hyderabad police in connection with a case of obscenity booked against him for his movie God, Sex and Truth, and also for allegedly insulting the modesty of a woman