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Arts & Leisure - Arts

New York City to celebrate the New Year Eve with this Times Square crystal ball The Times Square New Year's Eve crystal ball, first used in 1907 is all set to ring in 2017 over this weekend. This year's ball features a new crystal design called the Gift of Kindness, with 288 crystals cut into rosettes to symbolize unity, according to the Times Square Alliance. The nearly 12,000-pound crystal ball will be illuminated with thousands of LED bulbs on the New Years Eve in New York. The tradition of dropping a ball to mark a moment dates back to the 19th century, but it didn't originate as a New Year's Eve custom. 'Time balls' were once displayed in harbors and lowered daily to signal a certain time of day so that ships could precisely set the chronometers they used for navigation. The New Year's Eve tradition began in 1907 when a time ball was dropped as part of a public celebration hosted by The New ...

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BeingInTouch; Salman Khan reveals his daily fitness regime Actor Salman Khan turns 51 on Tuesday, he gave a perfect return gift to all his fans. He has just launched a personalised BeingInTouch app on the occasion of his 51st birthday which gives exclusive details about actors personal life including his hobbies, workout regime, family, friends and films. The actor who is known for his strict fitness regime and has trained many Bollywood celebrities has finally revealed his workout routine in his recent app. ...

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Shah Rukh Khan has a stern warning for fans planning New Year As celebrities and people around the world are gearing to welcome the New Year 2017, Shah Rukh Khan has a stern warning to all his fans. SRK in his Raees avatar shared a video of him warning his fans to be smart and not stupid while celebrating New Year. He wrote, This NYE be smart not stupid. Dont drink and drive. Love u all. #DontDrinkAndDrive #RaeesKiSuno.SRKs upcoming movie Raees is one of the most anticipated ...

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Faryal Makhdoom's parents now break silence over the family feud Faryal Makhdoom and her in-laws have been involved in a public war of words after she launched into a Snapchat rant earlier this month accusing them of bullying her. Now, her parents finally break silence over the family feud. Worried parents admitted that they have suffered sleepless nights over the feud as they worry their daughter will be cast aside.Zia Makhdoom, Faryal's mother, told Dunya News, "Why is the media saying that there is a ...

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Amazon sold 'millions' of Alexa speakers for holiday WASHINGTON: Amazon said Tuesday its connected Echo speakers infused with artificial intelligence were the top-selling products over the holiday season for the online giant.The devices -- which include the Echo and Echo Dot speakers, introduced in 2014 with "Alexa" responding to voice commands -- are part of a trend toward artificial intelligence in the home, often connecting smart appliances and other functions."Echo and Echo Dot were the best-selling products across Amazon this year, and we're ...

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Arshad Khan's intimate photoshoot with Muskan Jay becomes point of talking Blue-eyed chai-wala Arshad Khan has become quite a celebrity in a very short span of time. After appearing in several ads and TV interviews, he has now roped in by singer/actor Muskan Jay, whos signed him on for her upcoming single Teri Bayparwaee. While the music video will be launched next month, the BTS photoshoot with singer Muskan Jay has gone viral. I have signed him (Chaiwala) with me because the people want to see ...

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Heres why Salman Khan's fans threaten Twinkle Khanna Actress-turned-writer Twinkle Khanna has received flak on social media for insulting Bollywood superstar Salman Khan in her latest column. Khanna, who is now known for her tongue-and-cheek humour, wrote a matrimonial ad for an Indian newspaper which creates a raging storm on social networking sites.In her Christmas special column, the Bollywood actress mentioned Salman's bachelorhood. The column listed 10 wackiest classifieds of 2016. One of them was for a bride. She wrote a classified for ...