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SpaceX set to launch again Monday WASHINGTON: SpaceX plans to resume flights of its Falcon 9 rocket on Monday, after pinning down the cause of a launchpad explosion that destroyed a satellite in September, a spokesman said.The California-based private space firm is expected to launch 10 Iridium NEXT communications satellites from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.Iridium said Friday on its website that a static test fire of the Falcon 9 had been completed and the rocket would be ready for next week's launch scheduled for 1822 GMT, weather permitting.An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded September 1 in Cape Canaveral, destroying a satellite that Facebook planned to use to beam high-speed internet to Africa.That marked a setback for the company and its founder Elon Musk, who wants to revolutionize the launch industry by making rocket components reusable.In a statement earlier this week, SpaceX said it had traced the problem to a pressure vessel in ...

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Vin Diesel to make his Indian TV debut with 'Koffee with Karan' Hollywood actor Vin Diesel will reportedly land in India on January 12 to promote his upcoming release 'XxX; The Return of Xander Cage'. As per the latest buzz, he will make his Indian TV debut with a popular chat show 'Koffee with Karan' hosted by Karan Johar. His co-actor Deepika Padukone will also accompany him on the Koffee couch. On Friday, the film's entire cast and crew were in Mexico for its promotions. Deepika Padukone, ...

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Rangoon trailer out; Saif, Shahid, Kangana look intriguing in this war-romance The much-awaited trailer of Bollywoods upcoming movie Rangoon is out and tells a story of intense passion, set against the backdrop of World War II. The movie stars Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Kangana Ranaut in the lead roles. Three stellar actors of Bollywood, who will share screen space for the first time, in Bhardwaj's film, which is a period, war drama set at the backdrop of World War II during 1944. The trailer ...

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Lindsay Lohan has something to say to ISIS The actor, entrepreneur and now a philanthropist, Lindsay Lohan has pleaded for an end to terrorism and war in an emotional poem. The Mean Girl actress posted the poem on her Instagram where she says its for ISIS. She frequently tweets about the refugee crisis, and now she has posted a poem she wrote to her Instagram page. The poem began by describing how world events had left her lying in bed awake in the ...

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Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri passes away Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri passed away at the age of 66, on Friday morning, due to a severe cardiac arrest. Om Puri passed away in Mumbai on Friday morning. He was 66. Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit, who was a close friend of the actor, first confirmed the sad news of his demise on Twitter. Puri returned home last evening after a shoot. Reportedly his door bell went unanswered on Friday morning, following which his driver ...

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Video; Mahira Khan looks dreamy in 'Raees' romantic track 'Zaalima' The much-awaited romantic track of Shah Rukh Khan-Mahira Khan Raees is out and it will sweep you off your feet. Team Raees has unveiled the new song Zaalima from their film and it's melodious, soothing and shows sizzling chemistry between the unusual pair. Set in the picturesque desert locales of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the song has the perfect backdrop. While SRK as always looks at his romantic best, you can't just take your eyes ...

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Saba Qamar looks adorable in this latest still of her Bollywood debut Actor Irrfan Khan has unveiled the latest still of his upcoming movie Hindi Medium starring Pakistani actress Saba Qamar in the lead role. The Pakistani actress looks adorable in a latest clip unveiled by the Bollywood actor. Jointly produced by Maddock Films and T-Series, Hindi Medium is a comedy film with an essence of romance and will see Irrfan romancing Pakistani actress in an unusual character. Set in the backdrop of Delhi, Irrfan will play ...