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Amitabh, Anurag Kashyap to collaborate on full-length feature

Actor Amitabh Bachchan will team up with acclaimed filmmaker Anurag Kashyap for a full-length feature film, the Bollywood megastar announced today. The as-yet-untitled film will be produced by Kashyap’s Phantom Films, a new production house founded by Kashyap, fellow director Vikramaditya Motwane (Udaan), ‘Ghajini’ producer Madhu Mentena and the former …

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High Court blocks deportation of Tamil asylum seekers

The High Court in London has blocked the deportation to Sri Lanka of several Tamil asylum seekers, days after a campaign group said Tamils faced torture and detention on the Island. The group will now remain in the UK as investigations continue into their claims of harrassment if they are …

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Etihad buys Jet Airways’ Heathrow slots as talks improve

Etihad Airways has taken over Jet Airways’ slots at London Heathrow airport for $70 million deal as talks continue between the two carriers about a possible take over by the Abu Dhabi-based airlines. The move signals positive developments in the discussions and investors cheered the move after a delayed announcement …

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Indian BPO’s losing ground to competitors: survey

India’s Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry is losing global market share to rivals, a parliamentary survey has found. The pre-budget Economy Survey 2012-13 revealed India lost some $2 billion worth of new business to rivals including China, the Philippines and Brazil over a 5-year period to 2012. The Survey said …

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DJ Nihal unveils ICC Champions Trophy at The Oval

BBC Radio 1 presenter DJ Nihal unveiled the ICC Champions Trophy at the Kia Oval Tuesday, 100 days before one of the biggest events of the international cricket calendar gets underway. The avid Sri Lanka fan was helping to promote the official venues of the tournament and said he “hoped …

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