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Sania Mirza wins India’s Top Award Tennis star Sania Mirza has been awarded the Padma Bhushan for her contribution in the world of tennis, India's third highest civilian honour from President Pranab Mukherjee at a glittering function at Rashtrapati Bhavan.Sania shared a picture on her official Twitter account.Earlier last night, Mirza was also honoured at the NRI of the Year Award 2016 where she was conferred with the Global Indian Icon of the year award. It has been a good year for Sania so far where she has the Australian Open with Martina Hingis and ended the doubles winning streak at 41.However, Tamil film star Rajinikanth, Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn, Priyanka Chopra, playback singer Udit Narayan, tennis star Sania Mirza were among those who were conferred with the Padma awards.The singer Udit Narayan is one of the most known voices in Bollywood and has given more than 100 hit songs in his career. While Bollywood actress ...

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Celebrities Marriages in 2016 It is expected to witness a number of celebrities’ marriages this year. There are some popular couples who have been dating each other, or are rumoured to be dating each other, for quite some time now, and speculations are rife that they would tie the knot in 2016.While, some are waiting to tie a knot soon, some have already tied knot with their loved one in early 2016. Here are few celebrity couples who already ...

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Smokers find harder getting jobs, earns less as well, says study The health risks of smoking are well documented but few are aware, of the unexpected economic toll smoking creates.According to The Guardian, smokers are more likely to find harder to get work, and make less money than their non-smokers, as per a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers have found that unemployed non-smokers are not only 30pc more likely than smokers to be in work after a year, but also earn an extra $5 ...

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Too little sleep raises cold and infection risk US adults who sleep no more than five hours per night or who have a diagnosed sleep disorder are more likely to have suffered a recent cold than those who sleep more, according to a new study. “In many countries, particularly western countries, sleep takes a back seat to productivity, which may make some sense in the short term but certainly not the longer term,” said coauthor Aric A. Prather of the Center for Health ...

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Why Katrina Kaif Never Receives Compliments? Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif who has been talk of town owing her toned body, has revealed that she never receives compliments from anyone. Katrina was the only attraction at the opening ceremony of Indian Premier League (IPL).After receiving lots of praises for flaunting her flawless abs in IPL opening ceremony, Katrina said, “I never get compliments. I had an injury a year back, and it took me a while to work through it. I wanted ...

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Post Divorce, Farhan Akhtar Dating Aditi Rao Hydari There had been strong rumours about actor Farhan Akhtar dating actress Aditi Rao Hydari, but both denied the rumours before. Now, on Sunday during a Royal bash both actors seemed glued to each other during the entire party.The actor was spotted flaunting his love for his alleged love-lady, Aditi Rao Hydari, at the royal dinner on Sunday. According to the latest reports, the duo was seen holding hands, throughout the party, without caring what others ...

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Giant python found on Malaysian building site KUALA LUMPUR: A quarter-tonne snake that was found nestling on a building site could be the longest ever captured in Malaysia, officials said Tuesday.The reticulated python was a whopping 7.5 metres (25 feet) long and weighed a staggering 250 kilogrammes (550 pounds).The giant creature was discovered on Penang island by construction workers and kept in an office, where it was fed and watered while wildlife experts were contacted.However, the python died on Sunday after laying ...