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Smriti opens up four shot lead

Smriti Mehra

Smriti Mehra opened up a four shot lead over Neha Tripathi at the end of the first round in the fifth leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour 2013 at the Chandigarh Golf Club on Wednesday. Smriti, who has already won two titles this season, continued her good run to open a sizeable lead over Neha to end Day One at one under 71.

When B’town’s ex-files opened again

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Sunny and Anu Dewan’s Christmas bash was perhaps the mother of all parties this season. When was the last time you saw Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Karisma Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan under one roof?

Gihana’s ‘big break’

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This little gem had us in splits. A leading foreign news website recently published an item about an Afghani actress fearing for her life after acting in a Bollywood film. The snippet of information had us agog: Who could this actress, Gihana Khan, be? And which scandalous B’wood film was she risking life and limb to act in?

History, through a film’s set

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It may have been 52 years since Mughal E Azam released, but its art direction still inspires those in the industry. The elaborately constructed sets haven’t been replicated in all their detailing and splendour to this day. Of special interest is the Sheesh Mahal, or the Palace of Mirrors, that was made especially for the film.

Veena ready for a new innings

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Actress Veena Malik, who has been associated with the world of cricket for quite sometime now, is geared up to host a segment on a Hindi television news channel along with former Pakistani cricketer Zaheer Abbas.

61st Cavalry have it easy

61st Cavalry chalked up a one-sided win on the second day of the BLK Baroda Cup (10-goal) polo tournament at the Army Equestrian Centre in Delhi Cantt on Thursday, beating Navy by 12-6½.

Delhi Youth League kicks off

Action from a league match of the Delhi Youth League at DPS, RK Puram, in the capital on Thursday.

The opening ceremony of the Delhi Youth League, a football tournament for sub-junior children, was held at Delhi Public School, RK Puram, on Thursday.

Aditi emerges champion

Aditi Ashok

Bengaluru golfer Aditi Ashok clinched the final junior title of the year, with a three day total of 236 in the combined age categories of the Toyota IGU All India finals, at the par-72 Royal Calcutta Golf Club on Thursday.

Ash’s kiss and tell moment

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Aishwarya Rai is not one to pour her heart out to amuse the paparazzi. But the calculated actress caved in when veteran British journalist Sir David Frost prodded her about her first onscreen lip lock with Hrithik Roshan in Dhoom 2. “You’re going to get me to talk about something that I haven’t, in any of my interviews,” Rai told Frost in an exclusive rendezvous on Al Jazeera English.

Sajid gave me my biggest hit: Jackie

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Jacqueline Fernandez, who established herself as a sex symbol with Murder 2, changed tracks and opted for a more sober image in Housefull 2. The actress who has been in an on-off relationship with filmmaker Sajid Khan, sat down with us to discuss movies and more:

In Gurez, at the upper edge of northern Kashmir Valley, a serene calm prevails along the Line of Control. The undulating rhythms of the Kishanganga river that rolls through bowl-shaped valleys surrounded by the Himalayas on all four sides put Switzerland to shame.

Besides controlling food inflation, the most challenging task before Narendra Modi is to create jobs for millions of young men and women, some of whom were responsible for his resounding victory in the elections. It is one thing to promise jobs and another to actually create them.