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Kapil Sharma gets into ugly fight with Sunil Grover during flight

– Renowned Indian comedian Kapil Sharma indulged into a brawl with his companion Sunil Grover aka Dr Mashoor Gulati on a return flight from Australia where they had gone for a celebrity tour. According to media reports, the entire team of ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ landed at Delhi airport from Australia and boarded another flight for Mumbai. During the flight, Sharma who was allegedly drunk shouted at Sunil and went on to physically assault him when the latter asked him not to use foul language. As the situation worsened, the cabin crew intervened to sort out the matter. The duo…
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Hadiqa Kiani releases new album ‘Wajd’

Popular veteran singer Hadiqa Kiani for the first time has released her new album based on eight Sufi songs. The singer has also performed as a guitarist in the album titled ‘Wajd’. Both in audio and video form the songs have been sung in Punjabi, Siraiki, Sindhi, Balochi and Pashto language. The spiritual and Sufi essence of Baloch tradition has been filmed in an imagery sequence that has been produced by Irfan Kiani and directed by Abdullah Haris. Hadiqa says that her album is a musical journey which aims to promote the lost traditions and accept responsibility of eastern folk…
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I am not fond of running after money now, says Resham

) – The pretty veteran actress Resham has said that he had earned enough money by working in showbiz and is in no need of it. According to the actress, all she wants now is respect and fame. While talking about her colleagues, Resham pronounced that she laughs when ‘old’ actresses call themselves ‘heroines’.
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Rishi Kapoor imitates Raj Kapoor in Georgia

(Web Desk) – Rishi Kapoor’s picture at a place where the Hindi film industry’s pioneer, his grandfather, late Raj Kapoor clicked one 60 years ago has left us speechless. Rishi Kapoor visited Georgia’s Funicular and clicked a picture imitating that of Raj Kapoor’s. The late Raj Kapoor is held as the father of Hindi film industry and the Kapoor family is the first film family of Bollywood. He gave India her first film production company, a year after independence. R. K. Films is a film production company and a studio headquartered in Chembur, Mumbai. Ranbir Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor and Karishma…
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‘Beauty’ proves a beast in sales, smashing box-office record

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Disney s "Beauty and the Beast" smashed box office records in its opening three-day weekend, taking in an unexpected $170 million, according to industry estimates. The film, featuring "Harry Potter" veteran Emma Watson as a charming Belle to the frightening Beast played by Dan Stevens of "Downton Abbey" fame, set a record for a March opening in North America, Exhibitor Relations reported. The previous record was set last year by "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice," with $166 million. "Beauty" recorded the seventh best opening overall in the United States and Canada. Film site Fandango reported the…
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Football: Messi double edges six-goal thriller Barca’s way

MADRID (AFP) - Barcelona closed to within two points of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga as Lionel Messi scored twice in a thrilling 4-2 win over 10-man Valencia at Camp Nou on Sunday. Earlier, Antoine Griezmann scored a stunning free-kick as Atletico Madrid compounded a week to forget for Sevilla with a 3-1 at the Vicente Calderon. Barca needed to come from behind to keep the pressure on Madrid as Eliaquim Mangala headed Valencia in front. But the on-loan Manchester City defender was sent-off for pulling down Luis Suarez after the Uruguayan had levelled and Messi smashed…
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Tennis: Vesnina beats Kuznetsova to win Indian Wells WTA title

INDIAN WELLS (AFP) - Elena Vesnina capped a stellar Indian Wells campaign with a hard-fought 6-7 (6/8), 7-5, 6-4 triumph over fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova on Sunday. Playing in her first final at the elite Premier Mandatory level, world number 15 Vesnina battled through a tense three hours and one minute to subdue eighth-ranked Kuznetsova, a two-time Grand Slam champion. The triumph comes a year after Vesnina, 30, fell in the first round of qualifying at Indian Wells and capped a tournament that saw her down both Germany s soon-to-be number one Angelique Kerber and seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus…
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Tennis: Federer beats Wawrinka for fifth Indian Wells title

INDIAN WELLS (AFP) - Roger Federer claimed a record-equalling fifth ATP Indian Wells Masters title on Sunday, continuing his career resurgence with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over Stan Wawrinka. Federer, sidelined some six months after knee surgery last year, returned to win his 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in January. With Sunday s triumph in the all-Swiss final, Federer joined Novak Djokovic as the only men to win five Indian Wells titles, adding to those he won in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2012. At 35, Federer is the oldest ATP player to win one of the elite…
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Zeeshan, Salmanzada win Mr. & Junior Mr. Asian Gym titles

PESHAWAR (APP) – Zeeshan Khan and Salmanzada clinched Mr. and Junior Mr. Asian Gym titles in the Bodybuilding Contests held under the aegis of Asian Gym here at PSB Coaching Center Hall. Zeeshan, a senior class winner of 60kg bewilders fellow musclemen in his class of 70kg and come up with another big bang when he got attraction of the sitting judges – former Mr. Olympia Tariq Pervez, former Mr. NWFP Haji Rehmat Ullah and former Mr. Haider Ali. There was thundering applauses when the three qualified judges announced the name of Zeeshan Khan as Mr. Asian Gym and Junior…
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Football: Aguero leveller keeps Liverpool at bay

MANCHESTER (AFP) - Sergio Aguero netted a 69th-minute equaliser in a gripping 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Sunday to prevent Manchester City losing ground in the battle for a top-four Premier League finish. Liverpool looked poised to leapfrog City into third place after James Milner silenced the boos from fans of his former club to give the visitors the lead with a penalty early in the second half. But Aguero s strike kept City a point above their rivals, who have played a game more, and provided a moment of solace after their mid-week Champions League elimination at Monaco s…
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