Sridevi: Bollywood superstar dies at 54 of heart attack

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor has died after a heart attack, her family says. She was 54. The actress known simply as Sridevi passed away in Dubai, where she was attending a family wedding. From the age of four, she had worked in films in the Tamil, Telugu, Malaylam, Kannada and Hindi languages. She was considered one of the very few Indian More...

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By PunditX On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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Trump tax reform gives Buffett $29bn boost

US billionaire Warren Buffet says his conglomerate has received a profit boost of $ 29bn (£20bn) as a result of President Donald Trump’s tax reforms, he says. Berkshire Hathaway reported a record quarterly More...

By PunditX On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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In Trudeau and Trump Jr.’s visits to India, a tale of two trips

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, centre, stands beside Surrey Centre MP Randeep Sarai, top centre right, as they join fellow MPs for a group photo while visiting the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India on Wednesday, More...

By PunditX On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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UN approves 30-day ceasefire in Syria

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria. The 15-member council voted to allow aid deliveries and medical evacuations. This breaking news story is being More...

By PunditX On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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Florida shooting: US airlines join other firms in dropping NRA

Two major US airlines have joined a growing list of companies to cut ties with the National Rifle association following the Florida school shooting. United and Delta airlines have both announced they are ending More...

By PunditX On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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Johnny Hallyday estate: Bardot wades into France family row

Brigitte Bardot has become the latest French celebrity to weigh in on a family dispute over the estate of the late singer Johnny Hallyday. In a radio interview, the movie legend urged Hallyday’s widow Laeticia More...

By PunditX On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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Syria war: Air strikes in Eastern Ghouta 'kill 500'

Syrian government forces have killed more than 500 civilians during a week of intense bombardment of a rebel enclave near Damascus, activists say. The victims in the Eastern Ghouta include 121 children, says the More...

By PunditX On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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Red Cross reveals 21 staff paid for sexual services

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says 21 members of staff have left their jobs for sexual misconduct in the last three years. The ICRC’s director-general, Yves Daccord, said the individuals More...

By PunditX On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Joanna Demafelis: Employer of Filipina maid found dead in freezer arrested

Police have arrested the employer of a Filipina maid found dead in a freezer in Kuwait after a weeks-long manhunt. Joanna Demafelis, 29, was found frozen in her employers’ apartment more than a year after More...

By PunditX On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Trump-Russia: Manafort 'paid European ex-politicians'

Ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort secretly paid unnamed former senior European politicians to lobby for Ukraine’s previous pro-Russia government, a new indictment filed by special counsel Robert Mueller More...