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Teen Thay Bhai Movie Review(3 stars)

Teen Thay Bhai Movie Review(3 stars) 3 loaded stars for this riot of a film from me. There are three brothers and their lives are screwed up in the ways like most of our lives are. There is hope in the form of a will, written by their grandfather, but that requires them to tolerate each

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World’s Leading Photography Award at Les Rencontres d’Arles

ARLES, FRANCE - The third cycle of the Prix Pictet launches at Les Rencontres d’Arles, the world's foremost photography festival, on 8 July 2010. The new cycle will be announced at the Théâtre Antique, Arles, with a special presentation of work by the four Prix Pictet laureates to date.

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Kashmir topper reaches home to hero’s welcome

Kashmir topper reaches home to hero’s welcome

Srinagar, May 7 (IANS) Shah Faesal, the first Kashmiri to top the prestigious civil services examination, arrived here Friday to a hero's welcome from family, friends and well-wishers and declared that he had decided to join the IAS when his father was killed by gunmen.

'I had decided that very moment

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Ukraine sets up office to attract Indian students

Ukraine sets up office to attract Indian students

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Ukraine has set up an office in New Delhi to assist Indian students in taking admission in its educational institutions.

Proactive Group, a member of International Chamber of Commerce and partner of 30 leading Ukrainian universities, has been instituted by the ministry of education and science

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Speaker to visit Swaziland

Speaker to visit Swaziland

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar is going to Swaziland to attend the executive committee meetings of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) from May 8 to 13, officials said Friday.

She will also meet Swaziland's king, who is the executive head of the southern African nation which

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Delhi University to advise schools on admission process

Delhi University to advise schools on admission process

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Delhi University officials will Monday interact with teachers of state government schools in order to make them more familiar with the admission process in the varsity so that they can advise their students accordingly.

According to an official of the varsity, the initiative was taken on

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Krishna, Qureshi telephonic talk deferred

Krishna, Qureshi telephonic talk deferred

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A telephonic conversation between Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna and his Pakistani counterpart slated for Friday has been deferred as Shah Mehmood Qureshi is busy with other engagements, sources said.

Krishna told the Rajya Sabha Thursday that he will be talking to 'his counterpart in Pakistan

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Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die Friday at the end of the budget session of parliament that started on February 22.

Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari adjourned the house sine die after the members, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Leader of Opposition Arun Jaitley

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Civil Services exam topper reaches Srinagar

Civil Services exam topper reaches Srinagar

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Shah Faesal, the first Kashmiri ever to top the Civil Services Examination, reached Srinagar Thursday to be with his family.

Besides family members, local people in large numbers and media contingents were waiting for him at the airport.

Faesal attained the first rank in the Civil Services

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Omar joins Kashmiris to congratulate Shah Faesal

Omar joins Kashmiris to congratulate Shah Faesal

Srinagar, May 7 (IANS) Shah Faesal had shown the way forward to Kashmiri students, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Friday as congratulatory messages from political leaders, bureaucrats and others poured in for the Kashmiri doctor who had topped the Indian civil services exam.

'Faesal had shown the

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