India, Japan Sign Pact to Develop Varanasi into 'Smart City'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his Japan visit today on a significant note with a pact being signed under which his constituency Varanasi will be developed as a 'smart city' in partnership with Kyoto.



Do you see Narendra Modi's Jan Dhan scheme as being a game-changer in poverty alleviation?


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  • Yes - 67%

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The actress, who didn't actually shave off her head in Mary Kom, says she may considering going bald if an entire film requires her to do so.

Ashwin’s first solo lead Megha is a crime investigation story interlinked with a romantic saga.

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Charukesi Ramadurai shares the novel sensation of flying straight on to a waterfall.


Sanjay Kapur used his knowledge of tea blends to start the tea retailing and tasting boutique Aap Ki Pasand in Daryagan.


Moni Mohsin’s latest in the Butterfly series continues to blend political satire and chick-lit with a skilled hand.


A recent survey shows that more than half of urban Indians are trying to lose weight.


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