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Talent or technology?

Shraddha Kapoor is the latest entrant on the actress-turned-singer list. She recently rendered the unplugged version of the Galliyan track from her upcoming film Ek Villain. She has also lent her voice to the background score as well. 
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Enroute to Brazil

Somewhere in the state of Goa a team of six over-weight men very cautiously entered what was once a paddy field. They were here to play ball and the only thing on their minds was the journey to Brazil for the World Cup. The atmosphere was laced with excitement, because nothing is as invigorating as a free trip. They were not alone.
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Electric Suites

Born in 1981, Guillaue Blanc began playing the violin at age five. He began his studies at the Conservatoire de Marseille, and then continued in the Aulnay-sous-Bois where he received his first prize in classical violin. Interested in the approach of the violin in the context of current and improvised music, he studied under the great jazz violinist Didier Lockwood.
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Sour truths

If weather reports are to be believed, then we still have a couple more days of desiccating heat to endure before the monsoons truly crash in. Time to put aside all your iced teas, soft drinks and ice-creams and take a hint from executive chef Sunit Sharma’s (Cidade de Goa) summer diet that depends heavily on yoghurt to fan out the flames in his stomach, as well as those outdoors.
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Food And Fitness

I am a 48-year-old male and suffering from myelodysplastic syndrome for the last 2 years. My neutrophil and platelet counts are very low. My haemoglobin levels are as low as 4 and 6, but serum ferritin levels are very high. I am prone to infections. 
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The tiger from Africa

Alsu pulled out the bit of ‘beedi’ that was stuck behind his ear and after carefully wiping it, put it in his mouth. Striking a matchstick, he lit it and took a deep drag and as he did this his decayed teeth could be seen. Truth be told, those rotted teeth and his ‘beedi’-end seemed made for one another.
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No home for filmwallahs?

Filmmaker Raj Purohit is one harrowed man. For some time now, he has been looking to rent a place in the city but hasn’t been able to find one.  “I have been looking for a house for the past one and a half months. I have been to several housing societies from Versova to Lokhandwala, but in every place, I am asked if I have a marriage certificate. When I tell flat owners that I am single and I work in the film industry, they decide against renting their place to me.’’
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