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Miley Cyrus poses nude for magazine

Los Angeles , Aug 31

Singer Miley Cyrus, who has been in the news for mostly wrong reasons, has now come in the spotlight for posing in the buff for a magazine cover.

Be aware of power of pomegranate

London , Aug 30

Pomegranate has many health benefits, and it can do wonders for one's skin too.

Nuakhai celebrated in Odisha

Bhubaneswar , Aug 30

People in Odisha Saturday celebrated the agricultural festival Nuakhai with enthusiasm, offering the first harvest of the season to god.

Tom Alter brings Sahir back to life in bravura performance

Noida , Aug 30

A rebel son, a romantic student, a fire-eating poet, and finally a principled lyricist in Bollywood - he was all this and more and the various facets of Sahir Ludhianvi's remarkable personality were brought to life by veteran actor Tom Alter at a play here Saturday.

Love-Jihad being used to create disharmony

Aligarh , Aug 30

Muslim scholars in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh have urged activists and media organisations not to misuse the concept of 'Love-Jihad' to create misunderstandings among people.

Cases against Ram Gopal Varma for tweets on Lord Ganesh

Pune , Aug 30

Political and social activists Saturday filed police complaints against Bollywood filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma for his series of objectionable tweets on Lord Ganesh, officials said.

1.6 mn people displaced in Iraq: UN

United Nations , Aug 30

More than 1.6 million people in Iraq have been displaced since the start of the year, a UN spokesperson said here Friday citing a report.

Can't hold posts in religious groups, Kerala employees told

Thiruvananthapuram , Aug 30

Kerala Saturday came out with a new order that prevents a government employee from becoming an office bearer of any communal or religious organisation.

Wedding wear in India gets new offerings from Pakistan

New Delhi , Aug 30

If you're shopping for your wedding trousseau, don't miss 'Wedding Collection: A journey of Pakistan from Pret to Couture', a range of innovative and detailed ensembles from across the border, available at PFDC - The Boulevard, a high-end store located here.

Humour and wit find space in civil servant's book

New Delhi , Aug 30

One would expect a civil servant to write about grim, political issues, but Vivek Atray preferred to use "intelligent humour" to tell a tale, as he feels this genre is extremely challenging and excites him the most.