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Hasan Manto’s tale to be told – Final ‘Baahubali’ aims to be bigger, more emotional

LOS ANGELES, Oct 6, (RTRS): Nandita Das is the renaissance woman of Indian arts. She is an award-winning film actress (“Fire”, “1947: Earth”) and writer-director (“Firaaq”), a theater playwright-director (“Between the Lines”), has served on the Cannes jury twice, is an honoree of the French government with the Knight of …

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Twitter launches Moments, the curated news – Bid to get new users attached to service

This April 7, 2015 file photo shows a monitor pictured in a kitchen area at tech company Twitter’s office space in Santa Monica, California. Twitter made it easier on Oct 6 to seize hot tweets and high-profile posts from the flood of real-time commentary at the one-to-many messaging service. A …

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‘Spies’ richly recreated period drama – Shyster, enemy spy turned into national heroes

LOS ANGELES, Oct 5, (RTRS): It’s no small feat turning a shyster and an enemy spy into national heroes, but that’s the unique achievement of Steven Spielberg’s “Bridge of Spies.” If Jimmy Stewart were alive today, the director surely would have asked him to play James Donovan, a noble New …

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Iraqi Shiite militants welcome Russian action against IS; US accused of failing to act decisively

BAGHDAD, Oct 5, (Agencies): Iraq’s most powerful Iranian-backed Shiite militias said on Monday they would welcome Russian air strikes on Islamic State in the country and accused the United States of failing to act decisively against the ultra-hardline group. The comments are likely to fuel US concerns over Moscow’s growing …

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Beating parasites wins 3 Nobel awards; Medicine prize goes to Japanese, Chinese and Irish scientists

STOCKHOLM, Oct 5, (Agencies): Three scientists from the US, Japan and China won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering drugs to fight malaria and other tropical diseases that affect hundreds of millions of people every year. The Nobel judges in Stockholm awarded the prestigious prize to William …

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Two Kuwaiti citizens held with illegal arms

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: Two Kuwaiti citizens were arrested in possession of a large number of unlicensed weapons and ammunition, reports Al- Seyassah daily. According to security sources, when the General Department for Weapons Investigations received information about a Kuwaiti citizen possessing unlicensed weapons, they obtained a warrant and searched …

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Crackdown on unlicensed recruiters for domestics

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: The Domestic Personnel Department of Ministry of Interior launched an intensive crackdown on domestic personnel recruitment offices in all six governorates in line with Law No. 17/1957 and ministerial Decision No. 617/1992. According to a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the team raided and …

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Atletico’s Vietto strikes late in derby draw with Real, CR7 – Leaders Villarreal beaten by struggling Levante

MADRID, Oct 5, (Agencies): Atletico Madrid substitute Luciano Vietto struck late to rescue a 1-1 La Liga draw against Real Madrid on Sunday, while Cristiano Ronaldo will have to wait to set a new club scoring record. Vietto slotted the ball home with seven minutes to go after Karim Benzema …

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KAMCO hosts ‘The 4 Disciplines of Execution’ session – Event pioneered by FranklinCovey Company

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: KAMCO Investment Company, a leading investment company with one of the largest AUMs in the region, and a winner of the prestigious Kuwait Asset Manager of the Year Award 2015, hosted a session pioneered by the FranklinCovey Company focusing on how to institutionalize goal clarity and …

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Many held in vice den bust – Absconders in flesh trade

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4: The Farwaniya police have busted a ring of prostitutes who had been practicing their activities inside two apartments in Khaitan. The female pimp is believed to be an Ethiopian and when police acting on information raided the two places they seized 12 women — eight Indians, …

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