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SpiceJet operates India’s first flight partially powered by bio-fuel


New Delhi/Dehradun, Aug 27: Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Monday successfully operated India's first test flight partially powered by bio-fuel.A concoction of bio-fuel mixed with aviation turbine fuel (ATF) powered a SpiceJet's Q400 flight which was flew on Monday. The flight took off from Dehradun to Delhi. It was received by Cabinet ministers and airline...

Trying to mix ‘mass’, ‘class’ films, says Varun Dhawan


Mumbai, Aug 25 : Having a filmography with a mix of entertainers like Main Tera Hero, Dishoom, Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya and content-driven cinema like Badlapur and October, actor Varun Dhawan says with his upcoming film Sui Dhaaga-Made In India he is trying to mix mass and class films together. Asked if he consciously chooses to...

‘Love Sonia’ director thrilled with love showered on its trailer


Mumbai, Aug 26 : The trailer of Love Sonia has received 11,700,000 views since its release earlier this week and the films director Tabrez Noorani is thrilled. I am overwhelmed and thrilled with the love and appreciation, the Love Sonia trailer is garnering from all quarters. A large part of this appreciation belongs to the...

I haven’t achieved any milestone yet: Amit Sadh


Mumbai, Aug 27 : Actor Amit Sadh, who started his career in showbiz with TV show Kyun Hota Hai Pyarrr over 15 years ago and recently featured as a hockey player in Reema Kagti's film Gold, feels he has not achieved any milestone in his professional life yet.Honestly speaking, I haven't achieved any milestone...

Halep remains on top of women’s singles tennis rankings


Madrid, Aug 27: Romanias Simona Halep continued to lead the Womens Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings released on Monday with 8,061 points, followed by Denmarks Caroline Wozniacki. United States Sloane Stephens remained in her third spot in this weeks unchanged top 10, followed by Germanys Angelique Kerber and Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic, respectively,...

Soundarya bags role in ‘Wonder Woman 1984’


Mumbai, Aug 27 : Ranchi Diaries actress Soundarya Sharma has bagged a role in the American superhero film titled Wonder Woman 1984, starring Gal Gadot.This I can say is a 'dream coming true' situation. It's exhilarating to be a part of such a larger than life character film where you get to play...

Sensex breaches 36,700-mark; Nifty touches 11,700 point


Mumbai, Aug 27: The key Indian equity indices -- SP BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 -- crossed the psychological marks of 36,700 points and 11,700 points for the first time on Monday before closing the day's trade just below the landmark levels.Supported by firm global cues, the Sensex and the Nifty 50 touched...

Major NGO wants NRC in Mizoram


Aizawl, Aug 27: A major NGO wants the National Register of Citizens (NRC) to be introduced in Mizoram in order to check the inflow of illegal immigrants in the Christian-dominated state, an official said here on Monday.The official from the Mizoram government's Directorate of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) said that the all powerful...

Iran brings case against fresh US sanctions to ICJ


The Hague, Aug 27: Iran opened a case at the UN top court on Monday, calling on the organization to suspend unilateral economic sanctions imposed by Washington after US President Donald Trump withdrew from the 2015 international nuclear deal.Iran's representative at the Hague-based International Court of Justice said he was obliged to bring the...