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I am proud to be a Muslim, says US supermodel Bella Hadid

NEW YORK - US supermodel Bella Hadid while publicly discussing her religion for the first time has said that she is proud to be a Muslim. She and her sister Gigi Hadid joined the ‘No Ban No Wall’ march in downtown New York which was against Trump’s immigration ban on Muslim states. Talking about it in an interview Porter magazine, Bella said: “My dad was a refugee when he first came to America, so it’s actually very close to home for my sister and brother and me.” “He was always religious, and he always prayed with us. I am proud…
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Indian actor Vinod Khanna suffering from cancer?

GIRGAUM (Web Desk) - A picture of veteran Indian actor Vinod Khanna has gone viral which shows him in an emaciated condition with his family. Vinod was seen wearing hospital clothes and looked quited pale and thin. The actor, who is also an MP from Gurdaspur, was hospitalised in HN Reliance Foundation and Research Centre in Girgaum on Friday night. According to Indian Express, some Hindi news websites had quoted the actor revealing at a press conference in Gurdaspur in February this year that he had cancer. The actor asserted that he is telling about cancer only because he is…
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Did Shahid Kapoor’s wife take a dig at Kareena?

(Web Desk) – Kareena Kapoor Khan has apparently taken a dig at Shahid Kapoor’s wife according to an Indian report after Mira Rajput passed remarks at an event that concerned working mothers. Rajput indulged herself in a panel discussion over feminism and motherhood during which she said that her daughter is not a puppy and she doesn’t want to be away from her all the time which is why she wears ‘housewife’ tag with pride. An Indian news outlet has taken the statement as if she took a dig at Kareena Kapoor Khan as she was straight to work the…
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Indian diva shares childhood pic for many to revel in

(Web Desk) – We came a across a picture on Instagram on Thursday that left us amazed over a Bollywood diva who is the leading face of Hindi film industry in the world at the moment. Deepika Padukone, the XxX: Return of Xander’s Cage star shared an adorable picture of her childhood on the social media account and left many media outlets gushing about it. Padukone is sharing the frame with her sister Anisha purportedly, back in Bangalore, where she hails from.
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T-Series mistakes Ayesha Omar for Saba Qamar on her birthday

(Web Desk) – T-Series made an error on Saba Qamar’s birthday on April 5. The music label posted a picture of Saba in the backdrop while another Pakistani star Ayesha Omar in the front which confused the fans. Twitterati were quick to take notice of the blunder and trolled T-Series with their funny responses.
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Sports

Football: Morata helps Madrid keep Messi-inspired Barca in check

MADRID (AFP) - Alvaro Morata scored twice as Real Madrid maintained a two-point lead over Barcelona at the top of La Liga by making light of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale s absence in a 4-2 win at Leganes. Earlier, on Wednesday, Lionel Messi s double on his return from suspension and Luis Suarez s stunning overhead kick helped Barcelona sweep aside Sevilla 3-0. Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane gambled on the strength of his squad ahead of a mammoth 18 days which sees the European champions welcome Atletico Madrid and Barcelona to the Santiago Bernabeu and also meet old foes Bayern Munich in…
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Pak bowlers to leave for Thailand Open Tenpin C’ship on Friday

ISLAMABAD (APP) – A five-member Pakistan tenpin bowling outfit will leave for Thailand on Friday to participate in the 43rd WMA Singha Thailand Open Tenpin Bowling Championship 2017. The championship will be staged at Blu-o Rhythm & Bowl Ratchayothin Bangkok from April 8-18. Secretary Pakistan Tenpin Bowling Federation (PTBF) Ijaz-ur-Rehman, who will also be leaving with the team as a player told APP on Wednesday that the best bowlers had been selected to represent the country in the Championship. Besides Ijaz, Pakistan team is comprised of Afzal Akhtar, Ahmer Abbas, Ali Suria and Daniyal Shah. “The selection of the team…
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Tennis: Keys, Williams slump out in Charleston

MIAMI (AFP) – Top seed Madison Keys and former world number-one Venus Williams were the biggest casualties on a day of upsets at the WTA Charleston clay court event in South Carolina on Wednesday. Keys was bundled out 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 by fellow American Shelby Rogers, who grew up in Charleston and delighted her home crowd with an aggressive performance that overwhelmed her compatriot. "It’s really hard to explain," Rogers said in an on-court interview. "I’ve played here so many years in a row, and it’s not always easy. "I feel like I’ve learned a lot of lessons and I’ve…
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International

86 dead in suspected Syria chemical attack: new toll

BEIRUT (AFP) - The death toll from a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held Syrian town has risen to 86, 30 of them children, a monitoring group said on Wednesday. "There were also 20 women among the dead and the death toll could rise further because there are people missing," the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The UN Security Council met Wednesday to debate a Western-drafted resolution condemning the air strike. But Moscow, which holds a veto, defended its Damascus ally saying that while Syrian aircraft had carried out a strike, the chemicals were part of a "terrorist"…
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Trump to Abe: US to boost military defense against NKorea

WASHINGTON (AFP) - US President Donald Trump told Japanese leader Shinzo Abe on Wednesday that Washington will continue to build its military capabilities to defend against a North Korean attack, the White House said. The pair spoke by phone a day after Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan, in what analysts said was a warning ahead of a US-China summit at which North Korea s accelerating atomic weapons program is set to top the agenda. Trump "made clear that the United States will continue to strengthen its ability to deter and defend itself and its allies with…
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