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Bollywood actress attacked in Paris PARIS: Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat was punched in the face and sprayed with tear gas by masked attackers in an upmarket area of Paris, police said Thursday.The 40-year-old star and her partner were attacked by three masked men who tried to steal her handbag.The couple told police the men had ambushed them in the lobby of the apartment building where they were staying in the chic 16th arrondissement of the French capital on November 11.The incident comes just weeks after US reality TV star Kim Kardashian was attacked in Paris in a robbery in which a masked gang stole jewellery worth more than $10 million (9.3 million euros).However, investigators said they were mystified that although the attackers had tried to take Sherawat's handbag, they had fled empty-handed."We cannot understand why the attackers fled without taking anything," a source in the investigation told AFP.Sherawat, whose real name is Reema Lambha, came ...

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Beware! Your smartphone may be sending private data to China Bad news for Android mobile users, as their devices could be infected with software that tracks users private data and sends that information to China, according to a report published on Tuesday.The personal data being transmitted without users knowledge include text messages, call logs, contacts, app usage data and even the users location, reported a security firm Kryptowire.These devices actively transmitted user and device information including the full-body of text messages, contact lists, call history ...

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This Bollywood actress is now a certified pilot Former beauty queen, actress, model Gul Panag has procured a license to fly now. The actress is now a qualified pilot which means she can now officially fly private planes.Panag is someone who can ride a bike better than a man ever can. She has always inspired every women for reasons more than one. She has been a model, an actress, a producer and also a politician. In a series of posts, the actress broke ...

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Pandemic hits India - highest number of Selfie-deaths A recent study showed that most people dying of bizarre accidents due to the selfie pandemic actually take place in India, securing the highest number of selfie-related death toll.The study aptly titled Me, Myself and my Killfie: Characterizing and preventing Selfie deaths, conducted by the Carnegie Mellon University in New Delhi, revealed that there were 127 selfie-related deaths reported worldwide between March 2014 to this years September; out of which an astounding number of ...

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Leading Pakistani architect advocates skyward construction to curb urban sprawl LONDON: Architects and planners in rapidly growing cities must work with slum dwellers to build skywards and create high-rise, self-built housing blocks, a leading Pakistani architect says.As millions more people pour into Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, local architects should work in city slums to allow residents to develop their homes into multi-storey buildings that can accommodate more urban migrants, said Arif Hasan.The academic, architect and planner who has worked with slum communities in Karachi for ...

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Arabs raise Azan in Israeli parliament to protest ban Arab Members of the Knesset (Israeli parliament) Taleb Abu Arar and Ahmad Tibi raised the Azan Muslims call for prayer to protest against the recently passed bill by Israel that requires mosques to ban the use of loudspeakers during the Azan.Tibi also read a verse from the Holy Qur'an as well as a phrase from the Gospel of Luke, reported Gulf News, enraging some Jewish members of the parliament in process.Ahmad Tibi said Israeli ...

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Twinkle Khanna reveals Karan Johar's fondness for Fawad Khan Karan Johar, who as a host of the popular chat show Koffee with Karan is used to asking the hard questions and not answering them, was left speechless when Bollywood actress Twinkle Khanna hints about his fondness towards Pakistani actor Fawad Khan. Twinkle accompanied by her actor husband Akshay Kumar, recently appeared on Koffee with Karan during the shows famed rapid fire round, Twinkle put light into an aspect of Karan's life that has been ...