3Novices: Bahubali 2 not affected by producers’ IT raid, says Bahubali writer — 3novicesindia

Bahubali 2 not affected by producers’ IT raid, says Bahubali writer The prolific and much-revered screenwriter K. V. Vijayendra Prasad who has scripted Bahubali and its forthcoming follow-up Bahubali: The Conclusion says the income-tax raid on the film’s producers Shobhu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni does not in any way hamper the shooting and release of […]

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Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi visits Serum Institute — INDIAN NEWZ

Appreciates Adar Poonawalla Clean City Initiative Pune, Nov 14, 2016: Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi visited Serum Institute of India Pvt Ltd, one of the world’s largest vaccine manufacturers and appreciated all efforts undertaken as part of ‘Adar Poonawalla Clean City Initiative’ for Swachh Bharat Mission. Some of the other dignitaries who graced the […]

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The Obama legacy — A Heapin’ Plate of Conservative Politics & Religion

Republicans have won so many seats at the state level, that they’re within a single state of having the votes to amend the Constitution should they want to. Let’s say they wanted to abolish the income tax, or enshrine a right to life from conception, or pass a balanced budget amendment, it is within reach … all thanks to Barack Obama.

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‘Westworld’, ‘Divorce’ & ‘Insecure’ Renewed For Season 2 By HBO — Deadline

The entire fall Sunday lineup of HBO, new drama Westworld and comedies Divorce, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, and Insecure, toplined by Issa Rae, have been renewed for a second season of 10 episodes each with all key auspices returning. The comedies will return in 2017, while sci-fi western Westworld, because of its elaborate production, will…

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In the Media: November 2016, Part One — The Writes of Woman

In the media is a fortnightly round-up of features written by, about or containing female writers that have appeared during the previous fortnight and I think are insightful, interesting and/or thought provoking. Linking to them is not necessarily a sign that I agree with everything that’s said but it’s definitely an indication that they’ve made […]

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Obama Ducks Question On Donald Trump’s Steve Bannon Appointment, Calls “Impressive” His Talent For Tapping “Anxieties And Enthusiasms” — Deadline

President Obama recommended to president elect Donald Trump, when they met for the first time last week, that he extend an olive branch to minorities and women after the blisteringly divisive election. Holding his first news conference since last week’s shocking election results, Obama pointedly started his remarks talking about how his White House is…

via Obama Ducks Question On Donald Trump’s Steve Bannon Appointment, Calls “Impressive” His Talent For Tapping “Anxieties And Enthusiasms” — Deadline

Election Week Delivers Record Monday-Friday Ratings To Fox News Channel — Deadline

The walk-up to Donald Trump’s stunning White House win and aftermath brought Fox News Channel its biggest five-day work-week audience ever both in primetime (6 million viewers) and total day (3.4 million). FNC surpassed all basic-cable networks in total day, in both total viewers and with adults 25-54 (1M). CNN was the top-ranked cable network,…

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‘Slenderman’ Documentary From HBO Drops First Trailer — Deadline

It was a horrific crime that took place in the middle of the country. Twelve-year-old Payton Leutner from Waukesha, Wisconsin was stabbed 19 times by two of her friends after they lured her into the woods during a slumber party because they thought a fake internet ghoul named Slenderman told them to do it. HBO…

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MGM Reports $47.8M Write-Down For ‘Ben-Hur’ — Deadline

MGM reported fiscal Q3 earnings that included a write-down of $47.8 million on its summer tentpole Ben-Hur, which underwhelmed at the box office with an $11M opening weekend in August on its way to a worldwide gross of $94.1 million. Paramount distributed the remake of the iconic original pic that starred Jack Huston and was…

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