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Beach Romance for Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez in Race 3

Posted on 14 February 2018 by admin

There is no doubt that Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez make for a sizzling pair on-screen. After Sajid Nadiadwala’s Kick, the duo will be seen sharing screen once again in Remo D’Souza’s Race 3. The Mumbai schedule of the movie has been wrapped up and director Remo D’Souza gave a glimpse of the crackling chemistry of the lead pair by posting a picture on social media. That glimpse alone was enough to cause frenzy among the fans.

And now we have heard team will be flying to Bangkok to shoot the international schedule of the film. Reportedly, there will also be a song with Salman and Jacqueline which will be shot on the beaches of Pattaya. We have already witnessed Salman and Jacqueline’s amazing chemistry in Kick where the pair was seen in popular songs like Jumme ki raat and Hangover. So it is only natural to assume that fans are excited over the news of them featuring together in a song again. Talking about it, a source reportedly told the tabloid, “Salman and Jackie will shoot a song on the beaches of Pattaya and it will be as hot as their ‘Jumme Ki Raat’ and ‘Hangover’ numbers in Kick. Remo is choreographing the number during the 20-day schedule, which also includes a lot of action sequences. Daisy, who fractured her foot while shooting recently, is accompanying the team. Her scenes will be shot in a way to conceal the injury.”

Confirming the details of the song, Producer Ramesh Taurani said, “Yes Salman and Jacqueline will be shooting a romantic number during the Bangkok schedule. We have shortlisted two songs and are yet to decide which one we will finally go with”. Race 3 is the third addition to the super hit franchise. This is however the first one that will not feature Saif Ali Khan. The film will be released on Eid 2018

Recently, it was confirmed that the sequel to Salman Khan starrer Kick will release near Christmas 2019. Although according to reports, Jacqueline will not be featuring in the sequel as the makers are on the lookout for a fresh face.  Fans are super excited for the sequel and hoping that it will be as entertaining as the first part.

 

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FIR filed against Sunny Leone for promoting pornography

Posted on 14 February 2018 by admin

It is amazing how Sunny Leone has become a household name after she made her entry through a television reality show: Bigg Boss. Since then, she worked in mainstream Bollywood films and gained popularity with songs like Baby Doll, Pink Lips among others. She has always been a portrait of a modern woman who is strong, smart and has never let anyone bully or shame her. Now, after all these years in a shocking turn of events, there has been a complaint filed against her for promoting pornography.

According to reports, social activist Emi aka Enoch Moses has lodged a complaint against Sunny Leone at the Nazarethpet police station in Chennai. He stated that the actress is promoting pornography which is against the nation’s law. He also added that this will majorly dent the Indian culture and spoil the moral fabric of the society.

On work front, Sunny will be seen in Tamil film Veeramadevi. She is playing a character of warrior princess and  learnt sword fighting and horse riding for the same. Sunny Leone was last seen on the big screen in Tera Intezaar, which also starred  Arbaaz Khan.

 

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Priyanka Chopra finally reveals about her affair, heartache

Posted on 14 February 2018 by admin

In a recent interview, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra admitted being in a committed relationship but has been single for a year. She also talked about heartbreaks and how she deal with it.

During an interview, when the actress was asked if distance helped her overcome heartache, she said, “The heartache? No, I come back to Mumbai every three minutes. I need an excuse, please bring me back. All that doesn’t make a difference, I don’t run away from my problems. I believe in facing them. So, if your heart hurts, you have to look into what is causing you heartache. The day it stops hurting is when you’ll be over with it.

While talking about baggage from one relationship to another she said, “No. Maybe, at the moment I don’t feel I have baggage. Maybe, I’ll judge the next one based on what I felt in the last one. I have now become okay with myself. I like my company, I like my time. That’s why I believe I’ve healed. I’m ready to deal with life and whatever it has to offer. But honestly, what happens with a lot of people, a lot of my friends have been through this, is that when you go through heartbreak, you hold the world responsible, you hold your ex-responsible. That is keeping the weight on your legs. So forgive and forget and let go!”

On a concluding note, Priyanka Chopra also said she felt bizarre being single. “Yeah, you’re not thinking about two people. And this is bizarre to me. Suddenly, it’s about my choice. I decide. I don’t have to think about what that might mean to someone else. I’m not saying I’ll only think about me. But it gives you such strength. Then you’re a strong person in your next relationship. I’ve many friends, who’re in successful and beautiful marriages. I see my actor friends there with kids and family. They enjoy doing normal stupid things – like let’s all sit and decorate the Christmas tree in pyjamas. Such a normal family thing to do. It’s those things that I crave. Normality in my extraordinary life… I’m sure it will happen ‘cause I’ve told the Universe I want it,” she said.

On the work front, Priyanka Chopra is currently shooting for ‘Quantico Season 3’, she is shooting two Hollywood films ‘A Kid Like Jake’ and ‘Isn’t It Romantic?’. In Bollywood, she will be seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Gustakhiyaan’.

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Ranbir Kapoor upset with his link-up report with Alia Bhatt

Posted on 14 February 2018 by admin

Ranbir Kapoor, who is known for his numerous love affairs is again in news. His affairs always remain in the topmost position in the gossip column. Be his link-up or break-up with Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif or his open secret relationship with Pakistani starlet Mahira Khan, the ‘Barfi’ actor always has something in offer for his fans.

And now trending is his link-up rumour with Alia Bhatt. It is said that these days Ranbir and Alia are spending most of their time together. Their meetings gave added fuel to their budding relationship. The duo is coming together for Ayan Mukherji’s ‘Brahmastra’ and it is the reason of their frequent meetings. Ranbir Kapoor is upset with so much being said and written about him and Alia these days. He tried to convince his friends that it is Ayan, who is compelling the duo to meet so that they develop a comfort level before they come on-screen.

Things became worse on Ranbir’s part when a close friend of the actor commented that there’s only heartbreak written in Alia’s destiny if the actress dates Ranbir.

The friend said, “The guy is an epitome of heartbreak. He has wooed, won, loved and dumped every woman he has been involved with. Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif were willing to set aside their careers to set up a home with Ranbir. He simply moved on… Now it’s Alia Bhatt. If she is really getting close to him she’s looking for trouble. She is going to get hurt really badly”.

He further added, “They are both single at the moment. He had a long relationship with Katrina Kaif, then a brief growing friendship with Mahira Khan. Now he was pausing for a relationship-breather. But Alia Bhatt’s presence has kind of rattled him. She is just getting over her heartbreak with Sidharth Malhotra and is in a very vulnerable and emotional state. There is definitely a friendship brewing between them”.

 

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What to do about your debt and mortgages after the interest rate hike

Posted on 07 February 2018 by admin

Personal finance expert Laleh Samarbakhsh shares her advice on the best ways to take advantage of the increased rates.

Many consumers will soon find their debt loads heavier now that Canada’s central bank and the country’s biggest commercial lenders have raised their benchmark rates by one-quarter percentage point.

The country’s biggest banks raised their prime rates after the Bank of Canada hiked its overnight lending rate earlier this month by a quarter of a percentage point to 1.25 per cent.

It’s a challenge for Canadians still struggling to cope with the record amounts of consumer debt they amassed after the 2008 financial crisis because lenders use their prime rate as a benchmark for setting some other short-term rates including variable-rate mortgages and lines of credit. A hike is good news for savers as the prime rate also affects interest rates for savings accounts.

If you’re contemplating how to best take advantage of the increased rates or avoid falling into further debt, personal finance expert and Ryerson University business professor Laleh Samarbakhsh shared her advice.

Now that the rate has gone up, what financial choices should I be making?

With the interest rate increase, debt becomes more and more expensive. Before you do anything, you have to understand what kind of debt you have to start with.

We have good types of debt and bad types. Good types can include any investment that is made to contribute to progressing your future. For example, a student loan is a good type of loan because you are investing in your ability to make more money. At the same time, debt you have from real estate or your primary residence is considered a good type of debt because you’re accumulating equity.

Focus first on what is considered bad debt like credit card debt, lines of credit or any kind of debt with higher interest rates and no future investment. Pay off the debt with the higher interest rate first, but also consider what debt you have that is tax deductible.

If I have some money in a Tax-Free Savings Account, but also some debt, should I pull out that money in the account and pay off the debt?

A lot of times people might consider borrowing from a lower debt to cover a higher debt or borrowing from a TFSA to make a payment. My recommendation is if you have some tax deductibility because of debt you have, keep it. As much as paying off debt is important, if you won’t be able to pay off all your debt, you can use the deductibility you have from some to save on taxes and create an income to pay off the high-interest or bad debt.

We have had a successful year on the investing market, so if an individual makes contributions to their TFSA and has a portfolio with a higher return of 20 per cent or 25 per cent, it makes sense to keep that because the advantage is no tax being paid in the TFSA.

What should I do if I have been looking at buying a home or if I just bought a home and am dealing with a mortgage?

For individuals who care about their credit score and are applying for a mortgage shortly, consider your credit limit. The types of debt that have a credit limit should be paid off first to release your capacity.

The typical concerns after a hike are usually individuals with mortgages because those are the biggest debts people carry. My advice would be for individuals with variable mortgage rates to consider locking down a fixed mortgage rate.

What should I do if I have no debt, but want to take advantage of the hike?

Saving is making even more sense now because savings accounts will have fairly higher interest rates, so if you have no debt, my recommendation is to start with capping your Registered Education Savings Plan contributions first because that brings you tax savings.

Once the RESPs are capped, I would also invest in a Tax-Free Savings Account. The interest you make is tax-free, so I recommend maximizing your TFSA contribution.

After that, there are lots of forums and markets for investment and you can consult with your financial adviser about what is best to invest in at the time.

Some economists think we might see further interest rate hikes later this year. Should I act on those rumours now?

It’s hard to predict what is going to happen, but we know the decade of low interest rates are over. It’s important to be more careful with spending and what kind of debt we are taking on and how and what the plan for repaying it is.

If you’re concerned, take action sooner rather than later and don’t let it bring mental pressure to your daily life.

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Bell Let’s Talk and The Rossy Family Foundation commit $1 million to develop a national standard for post-secondary student mental health

Posted on 07 February 2018 by admin

•          New standard to establish mental health best practices at Canadian universities, colleges and institutes to support student mental health and academic success

•          Standard will be developed in collaboration with students, staff and faculty

•          The Rossy Family Foundation and Bell Let’s Talk each donating $500,000

MONTRÉAL, Jan. 29, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Bell Let’s Talk and The Rossy Family Foundation (The RFF) today announced a joint $1,000,000 donation for the creation of a national standard for post-secondary student mental health to support student success on campuses across Canada. The RFF and Bell Let’s Talk have engaged the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) to lead the project to establish the standard in collaboration with Canada’s standards setting organizations.

“The success of the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace set the stage for this new initiative. We believe there is tremendous potential to improve the lives and academic success of Canada’s post-secondary students by taking a similar systematic approach,” said Mary Deacon, Chair of Bell Let’s Talk. “Colleges and universities throughout the country are working hard to ensure a psychologically healthy and safe environment for their students. As with the workplace standard, they will benefit from a nationally established, systematic framework to guide and facilitate their mental health efforts.”

“Post-secondary education is an exciting time as youth stretch their wings and become more independent,” said Louise Bradley, President and CEO of the Mental Health Commission of Canada. “It is also a time of increased susceptibility to mental health problems and illnesses as students juggle financial, academic, family and personal demands. The Mental Health Commission of Canada is pleased to work with our partners to develop a standard that will provide a roadmap for educational institutions as they strive to safeguard and promote student mental health.”

“The health and well-being of students is a priority for Canada’s universities and we applaud Bell’s leadership and commitment on this important initiative,” said Paul Davidson, President of Universities Canada. “We look forward to working with Bell Let’s Talk, The Rossy Family Foundation, the Mental Health Commission of Canada and others to ensure that students, staff and faculty are well-supported.”

“Providing a positive and healthy learning environment for all has always been a priority for Colleges and institutes across Canada,” said Denise Amyot, President and CEO of Colleges and Institutes Canada. “As the national conversation on mental health has evolved over the years, they have always been at the forefront and have worked diligently to continually improve their services and support their students. Colleges and Institutes Canada is thrilled to be a partner as our members and their students will benefit immensely from this national standard for post-secondary student mental health, which will help all Canadian post-secondary institutions share and access best practices from across the country.”

A national standard for post-secondary student mental health will create a practical and flexible framework that enables institutions to protect and promote students’ psychological health and safety. Like the workplace standard, it will provide guidance for Canadian universities, colleges and institutes to promote student success through a collaborative approach to mental health between staff, faculty and students.

Of the more than 2 million people enrolled in Canadian post-secondary institutions, almost 70% are 24 or under, a demographic particularly susceptible to developing mental health issues. Research by the US National Institute of Mental Health has shown that 75% of people with a mental health disorder receive their first diagnosis between 16 and 24. Canada’s National College Health Assessment Survey found 32% of students have been diagnosed or treated for anxiety or depression in the previous year.

At the same time, young people are more engaged when it comes to mental health than ever before, with 87% saying they are more aware of mental health issues than 5 years ago, according to research conducted by Nielsen last October.

Bell Let’s Talk helped fund the development of the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace in 2013, and was one of the first organizations to adopt the standard. The new post-secondary standard aims to establish a similar evidence-informed, systematic approach to addressing mental health, a practical and flexible framework that individual institutions can adapt to their unique environments.

Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 31

We invite everyone to take part in the mental health conversation on Bell Let’s Talk Day. Bell will donate 5 cents to Canadian mental health programs for each of these interactions on January 31, at no extra cost to participants:

•          Text and talk: Every text message, mobile and long distance call made by Bell customers

•          Twitter: Every tweet using #BellLetsTalk including a Bell Let’s Talk hashtag emoji and Bell Let’s Talk Day video view

•          Facebook: Every view of the Bell Let’s Talk Day video at Facebook.com/BellLetsTalk and use of the Bell Let’s Talk frame

•          Instagram: Every Bell Let’s Talk Day video view

•          Snapchat: Every use of the Bell Let’s Talk filter and video view

Bell Let’s Talk Day 2017 set all new records with 131,705,010 messages, growing Bell’s funding for Canadian mental health by $6,585,250.50. #BellLetsTalk was Canada’s top hashtag in 2017, and is now the most used Twitter hashtag ever in Canada.

With approximately 729,065,654 interactions by Canadians over the last 7 Bell Let’s Talk Days, Bell’s total commitment to mental health, including an original $50-million anchor donation in 2010, has risen to $86,504,429.05. Bell expects its donation commitment to reach at least $100 million in 2020. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk.

 

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Here’s how Kareena Kapoor Khan plans on supporting women empowerment

Posted on 07 February 2018 by admin

With many actors showcasing their support for causes related to women empowerment, Kareena Kapoor Khan too has decided to join the bandwagon. We have rarely seen the actress speak up on the social causes she is associated with. And now, she is all set to do a video campaign for an important cause.

Kareena Kapoor Khan will be a part of the video titled I Rise which is inspired from the Maya Angelou’s three part series And I Still Rise. The video focuses on the achievements of real life women from different walks of life and also showcases their determination, courage and sincerity towards their dreams. While Kareena is the only actress featuring in the video, it aims at breaking myths and stereotypes towards the female gender.

From plus-size model and make-up artist Kritika Gill to rapper Sophia Ashraf, from paraplegic badminton player Bharti Gehani to transgender Anjali Lama, they will raise voice against gender discrimination. Speaking to a daily regarding the campaign, Kareena Kapoor believes that it inspires you to rise above the ordinary. She added that it aims at confident, elegant and a working woman.

Also, the five women in the video will be designed by Anita Dongre. The video will be shot later, by the end of February. Since it will be the arrival of summer, Kareena described that their outfits will be fun and bright. Considering the heat, the clothes will be a perfect wear for the season.

On the work front, Kareena Kapoor Khan is gearing up for the release of her chick-flick Veerey Di Wedding. The actress is also enjoying quality time with hubby Saif Ali Khan and son Taimur by travelling across the world.

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan receives the honor of carrying the Queen’s Baton Relay in Australia

Posted on 07 February 2018 by admin

We had earlier reported that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be in Australia to ring in her hubby Abhishek Bachchan’s birthday. But this trip is special for the actress for more reason that one. Now we hear that Aishwarya has received a special honour as being the baton bearer before the Commonwealth Games.

Recent reports state that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be carrying the Queen’s Baton Relay in Sydney before the Commonwealth Games kicks off in April. The actress is already in Australia for the same.

It is a known fact that the baton is in its final lapse as of now. The relay kicked off last year on March 13 in Buckingham Palace. There, Queen Elizabeth placed her message in the baton which after travelling over 2,30,000 kms will now reach its destination, Carrara Stadium on April 4. On the opening ceremony of Commonwealth Games, the letter will be read out loud by Prince Charles which will declare the game open.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be a baton bearer to help it reach its destination. She will be receiving the baton on the eve of February 3. She will be getting the relay baton from high jumper model Amy Pejkovic at the Longines Boutique. Pejkovic will later take off to the Sydney Olympic Park on Sunday with the baton.

On the other hand, the weekend will mark the Sydney celebrations. Besides the receiving the Queen’s Relay Baton, Aishwarya Rai will also be attending a dinner at the Opera House. It will have many high profile guests and dignitaries associated with the Commonwealth Games.

Once she wraps her Commonwealth commitments, she will kick off Abhishek Bachchan’s birthday celebrations with an intimate dinner. Accompanying them will also be their daughter Aaradhya Bachchan.

On the work front, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s next Bollywood release is Fanne Khan. It features her alongside Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao. She will be seen in the role of a diva singer in the film.

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Shah Rukh Khan shares a lovely picture with Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma from the sets of Zero

Posted on 07 February 2018 by admin

Shah Rukh Khan is currently occupied with the shoot of his next film titled Zero which is slated to release this December. The film is being directed by Aanand L Rai and also stars Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif in leading roles. In the movie, Shah Rukh Khan will be seen as a dwarf who is fascinated by a Bollywood diva which will be played by Katrina Kaif. Katrina Kaif’s character will also be shown as an alcoholic in the film. While Anushka Sharma is portraying the character of paraplegic scientist.

While the actor is busy shooting for the film he shared a picture from the sets of the movie along with the caption “Best memories begin with insane ideas…Girls taking me along for a ride called #Zero @aanandlrai #Katrina @AnushkaSharma.” This trio of happy faces will surely make your day. The trio seems to be twinning in a white and denim combo and we are just loving it!

Zero is already pretty hyped as everyone can’t wait to witness Shah Rukh Khan in this never seen before avatar and also this will be the second time after Jab Tak Hai Jaan that we will see the trio of Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif on screen together. But what makes it even more exciting is that Salman Khan will also be seen making a cameo in the film.

When asked about Salman’s cameo Aanand Rai said, “It is a part of the story and it has not been done to increase or give the film a scale. The cameo parts are not done for the sake of it, they have been used (well). There is a reason for them to be a part of the film. They (the appearances) are not structured. It was a delight to have all of them in the film.”

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Salman Khan and Jaqueline Fernandez complete shooting for a huge chunk of Race 3

Posted on 07 February 2018 by admin

Ace choreographer Remo D’Souza stepped into the world of direction with his dance film, ABCD. Now, after directing a couple of movies on his way, Remo has stumbled upon one of the biggest films of 2018. He has been roped in to direct Ramesh Taurani’s Race 3. The film stars Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, Daisy Shah, Saqib Saleem and Pooja Hegde in crucial roles. The star cast of the film has already created a lot of stir with Salman being included in the list. This is the first time that Sallu Bhai will be seen seen in the Race franchise. It has also been reported that Jacqueline, who has worked with Salman in the film Kick, will be seen doing a pole dance in Race 3.

Salman and Jacqueline have been shooting for the first schedule for the film in Mumbai since a lot days, however, the shooting has now been completed. Remo took to twitter to express his excitement after completing the Mumbai schedule of Race 3, the director wrote, “It’s a wrap #mumbaischedule. #race3. #racetofinish.” The audience has already started getting curious about the film, it is slated to release on Eid this year.  While talking about the film, Remo recently told a leading daily, “It’s my luck or maybe it’s because of something I did. But I am thankful for this opportunity and I hope to prove it to everyone that I can make a good film.”

Remo was also asked to express how it was working with Salman Khan for the first time, to which he said, “ You have to be with him, be on the set. When you stand before him, then you realize what you are doing.” Well, we’re super excited for this one with pictures of Bobby’s transformation and Salman stepping into new waters, Race 3 seems to be gaining all the right points.

 

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