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Pussycat Dolls sue Daily Mail over 'prostitution ring' report 22.5.2018 General News
The Pussycat Dolls, the band formed by Robin Antin in the mid-1990s, has slapped the Daily Mail Corporation with a defamation lawsuit, alleging that the girl group was falsely smeared by reports that it served as a "prostitution ring". According to the Hollywood Reporter, in the suit, filed in New York Supreme Court, Antin and The Pussycat Dolls maintain that accusations by Kaya Jones, who purported to be a former member of the group, were "obviously false," and that Daily Mail published Jones' claims "with a reckless regard for the truth." As per the documents, Jones auditioned for the group but was rejected from a marquee position to backup vocalist. She is described in the suit as "disgruntled". The suit also claims that the publication neglected "to properly vet what it would commit to print by not contacting Antin". The Pussycat Dolls were founded in 1995 by Antin as a modern dance troupe performing weekly shows at "The Viper Room" in Los Angeles. Christina Aguilera, Christina ...
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Publishing house in Dhubri sealed 22.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Publishing house in Dhubri sealed
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Unemployed’s body demands re-exam 22.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Unemployed’s body demands re-exam
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Sony to pay $2.3 bln to acquire control of EMI Music 22.5.2018 Hindu: Internet
The acquisition is the biggest so far by new CEO Kenichiro Yoshida.
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Sony buys EMI Music Publishing in USD 1.9bn deal 22.5.2018 General News
Japanese entertainment giant Sony today announced a deal to acquire the music publishing firm and record label EMI for a price of around USD 1.9 billion. Sony signed a deal with Abu Dhabi-based investment firm Mubadala to buy its 60 per cent holding in EMI, giving the Japanese firm an indirect stake of approximately 90 per cent, Sony said in a statement. "We are thrilled to bring EMI Music Publishing into the Sony family and maintain our number-one position in the music publishing industry," Sony boss Kenichiro Yoshida said in a statement. He said the music business had "enjoyed a resurgence in the past couple of years" driven by subscription-based streaming services. EMI is the second-largest music publishing company by revenue and either owns or holds the rights to 2.1 million pieces of music. It either owns or administers some two million songs, including classics by the likes of Queen, Sam Smith, Pharrell Williams and Drake. As for Sony, it already owns 2.3 million copyrights, ...
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A nostalgic trip 21.5.2018 Hindu: Rx
Preeti Shenoy shared her thoughts on what it means to be a writer and what readers can expect in her latest collection of non-fiction
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Top Pak Paper Blocked For Reporting Nawaz Sharif's 26/11 Remark: Watchdog 20.5.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Pakistan's leading daily Dawn is facing restrictions in distributions after it published an explosive interview with ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif where he made a controversial remark on...
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Pakistan 'blocks' Dawn for publishing Nawaz Sharif's interview on 26/11 attacks 19.5.2018 General News
Paris-based Reporters without Borders (RSF) has revealed that the Government of Pakistan has blocked the further publication of the Dawn, one of the country's leading English dailies, for publishing a controversial interview that it did with former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.It maybe recalled that in that interview last week, Sharif had acknowledged that the terror attacks launched on Mumbai between November 26 and November 29, 2008, were carried out by Pakistan-born terrorists.That remark created ripples in the Pakistan political, civilian government, military and intelligence establishnents, so much so, that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has had to preside over two National Security Council (NSC) meetings in the last couple of days to review its impact and the response to be taken thereof.According to a report by the RSF, the 'temporary ban' came into effect from Tuesday, after the Pakistani military forces were reportedly unhappy with the newspaper's publishing of the ...
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Two Bhiwandi scribes held for extortion 19.5.2018 General News
Two local journalists were arrested for allegedly extorting money from a government employee in Bhiwandi town, police said today. The accused, identified as Rangnath Tangdi (44), editor of Saptahik Sabdhadoot, and Pandurang Benke (52), editor of Saptahik Bhagyodaya Vruttant, were arrested on Thursday, police said. Chief of the Anti Extortion Cell (AEC) of Thane police, Pradeep Sharma, said these two journalists had published news in their publications against the 45-year-old complainant, a sectional engineer with Bhiwandi Panchayat Samiti. They sought money from him for not publishing any further news against him, he said. "While Tangdi made a demand of Rs 40 lakh, Benke demanded Rs 25 lakh from the complainant. He finally paid Rs 1.50 lakh to them," Sharma said. However, the duo continued to demand money by threatening him. After this, the victim lodged a complaint with police. The accused were called at Thane guest-house on the pretext of collecting money on Thursday .
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Ex-diplomat held guilty of giving information to Pak 19.5.2018 Hindu: Delhi
Madhuri Gupta had come in contact with intelligence officials through journalist Javed Rashid
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Apple For Weight Loss: 4 Ways How The Wonder Fruit Helps Cut Belly Fat 18.5.2018 NDTV Food - Latest
Ask any fitness enthusiast and you would find apples finding a coveted place in their diet plan.Here are the reasons why apple helps in weight loss
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My stories belong as much to my readers as they belong to me: Ruskin Bond (May 19 is Bond's 84 birthday) 18.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Up above the hills, where a forest of nodding flowers and an endless valley of Himalayan mountains paint the sky, lives one of India's most-loved writers -- Ruskin Bond.
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HC imposes curbs on Tamil magazine 18.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Asks publisher to seek Kanimozhi’s response before reporting on her private life
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HC restrains Tamil mag from publishing articles on Kanimozhi's pvt life without her consent 17.5.2018 General News
The Madras High Court has restrained a Tamil bi-weekly magazine from publishing articles on the "private life" of DMK Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi, daughter of former chief minister M Karunanidhi, without her consent or response. Justice R Subramanian, however, made it clear that the restriction is not extended to her functions as MP or as a leader of a political party. The judge dismissed a petition filed by Varadarajan, director and publisher of Kumudham group of magazines, for vacating the court's earlier injunction . "The magazine shall not publish anything regarding the private life of Kanimozhi, her family, her marriage, procreation, motherhood, child bearing and education without her consent. "Whenever they propose to publish any article relating to her private life claiming that it is in public interest, they shall forward their queries/gist or the full article to her email and wait for her response," the judge said. "If any response is received within 48 hours, the response ..
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Exclusive: RBS lawyers ask ex-staffer to destroy documents, DOJ informed 17.5.2018 General News
LONDON (Reuters) - Lawyers for Royal Bank of Scotland asked an ex-employee to destroy confidential documents, according to a letter seen by Reuters, in a move which the former staffer's lawyer said put him at risk of legal action by the U.S. government.
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Hachette India to release Hawking's final book 'Brief Answers to the Big Questions' 17.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Known for his work on Black Holes, the late Stephen Hawking's final book "Brief Answers to the Big Questions" will be released by Hachette India in October, the publishing house said on Thursday.
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Mangaldai jail inmates celebrate Bihu 17.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Mangaldai jail inmates celebrate Bihu
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Man held for insulting CM Devendra Fadnavis on Facebook 17.5.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Juhu Police on Wednesday arrested a 32-year-old resident of Goregaon for allegedly making derogatory and offensive comments about Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on social media. Aniket Patil, who works in a tour and travel firm, had allegedly posted derogatory and offensive comments about Fadnavis and his wife on Facebook on May 1. A few Bharatiya Janata Party activists approached Cyber Crime Police in this regard and they transferred the case to Juhu police on May 14. "We traced him using technical intelligence," said a police officer from Juhu police. "Patil had threatened to hurt Fadnavis and made offensive comments about his wife. We are probing the motive behind the posts. He was booked on charges of threatening, criminal intimidation and word, act or gesture to outrage modesty of a woman and punishment for publishing or transmitting obscene material in electronic form." Juhu police are on the lookout for another person who had written something similar about the Chief Minister on Twitter, sources ...
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Almonds For Weight Loss: Load Up On These Nuts To Lose Weight 16.5.2018 NDTV Food - Latest
One of these most trusted superfoods is almond, which comes packed with health benefits and nutrients like magnesium, vitamin E and copper
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Egypt activist held over 'fake news' 16.5.2018 General News
Egypt's state security prosecutor has ordered a prominent activist under investigation for alleged "fake news" be detained for 15 days, his lawyer said. Shadi Ghazali Harb, one of the youth leaders of the 2011 revolution, faces charges of "spreading fake news and joining a terrorist entity because of his posts on Facebook and Twitter", Abdul Rahman Haridi, who attended the interrogation, told AFP yesterday. Harb, a surgeon, was one of the leaders of the Youth of the January 25 Revolution movement that emerged from the 2011 revolt that toppled longtime president Hosni Mubarak. He was also a leader of the Al-Dustur party, from which he resigned in 2013. "The prosecution did not specify what terrorist entity it is referring to, but it mentioned a number of other activists... including Amal Fathi," who was arrested Friday after publishing a video on Facebook criticising Egyptian institutions and sexual harassment. Harb's interrogation was set to continue on Wednesday (today), his lawyer ..
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