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Author: 0 III vehicle ban: Here are the two-wheelers going cheap

What clearly seems to have worked in their favor is the huge discounts of up to Rs 24,000 on BS III vehicles. "Of the little inventory that we expect to remain beyond this, we will export them to other markets where we have significant presence and still operate on BS-III norms".

Arts&Culture Jennifer Lawrence poses for Dior Fall 2017 campaign
Author: 0 Jennifer Lawrence poses for Dior Fall 2017 campaign

The star joined the Dior cast in 2012 and has since posed in a black trouser suit for a slick campaign photographed by Patrick Demarchelier, and appeared looking pretty in pink in the overtly glamorous Dior Addict beauty ads. 'The season's emblematic bags, worn cross-body or carried in the hand, among these is the Lady Dior , which Maria Grazia Chiuri has revisited with new charms and a bohemian-look broad shoulder strap'.

Arts&Culture Republicans 'Turn The Cannons On Each Other' In Week Of Public Feuding
Author: 0 Republicans 'Turn The Cannons On Each Other' In Week Of Public Feuding

As we noted in this space, it was a fatally flawed bill that retained the core of ObamaCare's market regulations and mandates - most notably the "guaranteed issue" requirement - that caused ObamaCare to fail in the first place. Carrying out those reforms with Democrats is "hardly a conservative thing", Ryan said, according to interview excerpts released on Wednesday. "I know what my relationship with the White House is with Tom Price is, Mick Mulvaney, Mike Pence and Donald Trump so I am ...

Author: 0 'Ghost In The Shell' Has To Face Whitewashing Criticism At Box Office

There's a lot that Ghost in the Shell could have done wrong to mess up this live-action adaptation of a beloved franchise. I was so excited for this release that I saw Ghost in the Shell on the full glory of an IMAX 3D screen. Share your thoughts in the comment section below! "But we were like, 'God, if people like it and we have to make another one, where do we go?' So I think the answer to your question is this film isn't waiting for a sequel, it's its own attractive thing, and ...

Author: 0 Carrie Fisher And Debbie Reynolds Are Honored With A Heartfelt Public Memorial

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds' memorial was held today at Hollywood's Forest Lawn, and from multiple media reports, there were very few dry eyes to be seen. Todd Fisher opened the event by explaining how the afternoon was "a show and not a memorial because my mother didn't like memorials and funerals", according to the Hollywood Reporter .

Arts&Culture Negan Teases a 'Couple' Deaths in 'Walking Dead' Finale Clip
Author: 0 Negan Teases a 'Couple' Deaths in 'Walking Dead' Finale Clip

As her captor serves her breakfast, Sasha learns that Negan has some truly evil plans for her and for those plotting against him. I don't want to see that. "There's always a lot of tears, but we also have bonfires and play games and get to tell the family member leaving how much we love them - and, you know, completely embarrass them".

Arts&Culture Power Rangers 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 are already planned
Author: 0 Power Rangers 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 are already planned

It also spawned three theatrical films, with the latest, Saban's Power Rangers, having opened in USA theatres on Friday ( March 24 ). Thankfully though, Dean Israelite and his creative team have crafted what is just astonishing, giving us a mix of gritty realism with a healthy dose of the cheesy nature of the show.

Arts&Culture Cavs in a bad spot
Author: 0 Cavs in a bad spot

Chicago Bulls guard/forward Jimmy butler racked up 25 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals and 2 3-pointers in 38 minutes of action as the Bulls scored a 99-93 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Clippers (46-31) are one game behind fourth-place Utah in the Western Conference. LeBron James had a near triple-double with 26 points, ten rebounds and eight assists, while Kyrie Irving added 20 points.

Author: 0 WWE legend Goldberg: Doing this at 50 is 'miserable'

This was a good way to hype up the Mania match, and they continue to tease the Banks heel turn, which will surely play a factor come the PPV. Taker was originally meant to be teaming up with Nathan Jones in a tag match against Big Show and A-Train, but when the company realised how awful Taker's proposed partner was in the ring, they changed plans at the last-minute and had a backstage assault write Jones out of the match on the night.

Arts&Culture Crayola retiring a color from its 24-count boxes
Author: 0 Crayola retiring a color from its 24-count boxes

An as-yet-unnamed blue crayon, which the company announced on Facebook Friday morning fans would be invited to help name. Dandelion joins bygone colors lemon yellow, green blue, violet blue, orange red, orange yellow, maize, blue gray, raw umber , mulberry , teal blue, magic mint and blizzard blue.

Author: 0 WrestleMania 33: Predicting WWE's plans for Sunday's pay-per-view

He retired for about a decade and came back a year ago. Little did he know that Randy Orton had stage the entire scenario. WrestleMania 33 takes place on Sunday at the Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. The worry for McMahon is that the last time he wrestled at Survivor Series he was legitimately knocked out by Roman Reigns following a spear.

Arts&Culture 'Star Trek: Discovery' Casts Rainn Wilson as Original Series Character Harry Mudd
Author: 0 'Star Trek: Discovery' Casts Rainn Wilson as Original Series Character Harry Mudd

The charismatic cosmic conman and space scofflaw was involved in a number of illicit activities that included smuggling, fraud, transporting stolen good and using counterfeit currency. He later popped up in the animated series and novels. Holy smokes. For those who don't know, Harry Mudd was a repeat side character who ran afoul of the Enterprise a couple times trying to raise some hell.

Author: 0 'Sesame Street' Welcomes Julia, a Muppet with Autism

Stacy Gordon, who plays Julia on screen, has been thinking of one such child in particular, her son, who is on the autism spectrum. "For years, families of children with autism have asked us to address the issue". Elmo helps provide context to Big Bird, explaining that because Julia has autism, "sometimes it takes her a little longer to do things". As for other characters, the show conducted extensive research, including consultations with educators and child psychologists, and in this ...

Author: 0 WWE Tag-Teams Stars, Marketing Partners For WrestleMania 33 Bash

This weekend 70,000 wrestling fans will watch as Wrestlemania descends on Camping World Stadium in Orlando, and millions will be watching on TV. And, with all that being said , here's the updated card for Sunday's show. If the talk show truly is unscripted then WWE might want to to loosen up the restrictions on some of the in-ring promos, because Talking Smack has proved that there are some performers on the blue brand that are more than capable to taking things to the next level on the ...

Arts&Culture First Case of Measles for 2017 Confirmed in MI
Author: 0 First Case of Measles for 2017 Confirmed in MI

For privacy reasons, ages of the three people in Toronto who have contracted the measles were not given. "Together we must make sure that the hard-earned progress made towards regional elimination is not lost", said Dr. But in recent years there have been more, in 2014 alone there were 667 cases in the USA including five cases in MI and the majority of people who got measles were not vaccinated.

Arts&Culture Crayola boots dandelion for bluish crayon yet to be named
Author: 0 Crayola boots dandelion for bluish crayon yet to be named

The marketing campaign featured an animated crayon named Dan D., going on adventures and enjoying his golden years. This isn't the first time Crayola has retired a color, NPR noted, and Dandelion yellow will soon join the ranks of such other discontinued hues as Maize, Raw Umber, Orange Red, Mulberry and Teal Blue .

Author: 0 Christie aide says she won't be 'the scapegoat'

In addition to their time behind bars, Baroni and Kelly will each have to complete 500 hours of community service. Trial testimony described angry tirades by Christie and detailed his subordinates using the Port Authority as a source of political favors for politicians whose endorsements they sought.

Author: 0 White House, Russia Probers At Odds Over Intel

That ushered in a wave of criticism from top Democrats. At his daily press briefing on Thursday, Spicer said that he read the Times report but refused to comment on the story, saying that commenting "would be to validate certain things that I am not at liberty to do".

Author: 0 'Ghost in the Shell' is visually stunning but needs more soul

GHOST IN THE SHELL 3.5 out of 10; Directed by Rupert Sanders; Written by Jamie Moss ; Starring Scarlett Johansson, Takeshi Kitano , Pilou Asbaek and Michael Pitt; Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence, suggestive content and some disturbing images; Running time 106 minutes; In wide release March 31, 2017.

Arts&Culture Alex Rodriguez Finally Confirms J.Lo Romance: 'She's An Amazing Girl'
Author: 0 Alex Rodriguez Finally Confirms J.Lo Romance: 'She's An Amazing Girl'

So there you have it. He added that the singing superstar is from the Bronx and "a big Yankees fan", which he certainly appreciates, as he played for the team for 13 seasons. As always, Rodriguez still can't compete with ex-teammate Derek Jeter and his resume of banging (Jessica Biel, Jessica Alba, Mariah Carey, Minka Kelly, Hannah Davis, etc.).

Arts&Culture Sarah Jessica Parker Shares Alternate 'Sex and the City' Opening
Author: 0 Sarah Jessica Parker Shares Alternate 'Sex and the City' Opening

Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker posted a video to Instagram on Friday that was obtained by Entertainment Weekly of what nearly was the opening sequence to the hit HBO series. Field found the now iconic tutu, featured in the title sequence as we know it, in a $5 bin on a showroom floor and re-created four versions of it. "It was such a brilliant choice because, in a way, Carrie's dancing through her life in NY", said Field.

Arts&Culture US Defense Secretary Mattis: North Korea has 'got to be stopped'
Author: 0 US Defense Secretary Mattis: North Korea has 'got to be stopped'

Asked whether he still held his view, articulated in 2012, that the greatest threat to USA security was "Iran, Iran, Iran", Mr Mattis switched his focus to North Korea. At a joint news conference with his British counterpart, Michael Fallon , Mattis was reminded by a reporter that as commander of US forces in the Middle East several years ago, he considered Iran to be the biggest threat to USA interests.

Author: 0 Focus at Four: What now for national health care?

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., sent a letter to House Democrats requesting input for legislation that aimed at "improving" the Affordable Care Act. And it's significant because it exposed just how divided the Republican Party remains, even after they won control of both Congress and the White House.

Author: 0 William and Kate to Visit Paris as UK Negotiates Exit From EU

William opted for classic black suit, while Kate wore a silver, floor-length gown. Eyewitnesses say that art enthusiast Kate Middleton asked lots of questions during their tour of the museum with William by her side. The Duke and Duchess were welcomed by French President François Hollande upon they entrance in the palace. According to Celebeat , upon arrival of Prince William and Kate Middleton in Paris , France the married couple directly headed over to the élysée Palace.

Arts&Culture MI teacher plays April Fools' Day prank on students
Author: 0 MI teacher plays April Fools' Day prank on students

Dombrowski posted a video on Facebook earlier this week showing him reading off the words, using them in sentences and spelling them out as his students self-correct their exams. Tangeteen: I eat my spaghetti with a tangeteen. Among Joe's choice words were "speekuzslum" and "shabolaskp" - both containing tricky "silent letters".

Author: 0 Ghost in the Shell

But for foreign audiences, they only have so many iconic heroes from fiction that they can look up in Hollywood movies that weren't imported from the predominantly white pop culture phenomena from the United States. Danish-born actor Pilou Asbæk plays Batou, her protector. The brain of a human, but the body of a robot. One of the most compelling things about the movie is the way that nearly every character has been altered cybernetically, but for the most part, no one makes a big deal ...

Author: 0 'Ghost in the Shell' is just Scarlett Johansson's latest thrill-kill endeavor

But then this new Ghost in the Shell motion picture comes along and casts Scarlett Johansson in the lead role, making Major just like every other white protagonist they've encountered in dominant pop culture. After all, the main character Major (played by Scarlett Johansson ) is basically a human brain connected to a robotic body, so you'd think the movie would find time to explore how much of Major's human self survives without her old body, or how much free will she retains ...

Arts&Culture Houston Man Loses Bet, Gets Duct-Taped To Yield Sign
Author: 0 Houston Man Loses Bet, Gets Duct-Taped To Yield Sign

The loser of the bet would be duct taped to a sign on the highway to endure the pain of embarrassment. A video posted on Wednesday shows one of the tricksters yelling 'We're going to tape this boy up!' as he claps two rolls of duct tape together.

Arts&Culture Here is Your Chance to Become a Translator for Netflix
Author: 0 Here is Your Chance to Become a Translator for Netflix

Succeeding at this test could lead to you being responsible for translating subtitles for Netflix . Since then, Netflix has grown globally - The Hollywood Reporter said Netflix operated in about 190 countries. HERMES test has been developed by the Content Localization and Media Engineering teams. The test, which consists of thousands of randomized combinations of questions so that no two tests are alike, can be taken here .

Author: 0 United Nations secretary-general starts official visit to Iraq

Islamic State overran about a third of Iraq in 2014, benefiting from the Sunni-Shi'ite rift that weakened the army. US -led forces fighting the Islamic State are adjusting their tactics in Iraq and Syria based on evidence that the terrorist group lures airstrikes at buildings in which they have trapped civilians, a spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve said Thursday.

Author: 0 Step inside the world of Ghost in the Shell

Crisscrossing motorways and story-high holographic advertisements make for quick and effective world-building, especially when the hi-tech city center is sharply contrasted with the crumbling "Lawless Zone". The production design is astonishing, combining boxy '80s designs with futuristic cityscapes to excellent effect; the result is a better-lit version of Blade Runner's cultural collage.

Author: 0 Bernstein: 'Arsenal will miss Wenger when he's gone'

The match at the Emirates is the first of two clashes between under-performing teams that hoped to challenge for the Premier League title but is now scrapping for a top-four finish and Champions League berth behind runaway leader Chelsea. At the moment, though, everybody can't see it that way, and he's being criticised because everybody wants their club to win things. How crucial is it to ensure that they remain at Arsenal? "I believe as well we are in the position where we do not have to ...

Author: 0 NXT TakeOver: Orlando - Predictions and Analysis From Editor-in-Chief Ryan Satin

Time will tell which brand he ends up debuting on, but in the meantime, Nakamura is focused on his matchup this weekend with Bobby Roode at NXT TakeOver: Orlando for the NXT Heavyweight Championship. All three of these teams are hungry for those NXT Tag Team Titles and have been at each other's throats recently. Orlando the stars of NXT will get their chance to show the world what they can do and every championship will be on the line.

Author: 0 Najib: Kim's body to be sent to North Korea, 9 Malaysians freed

A van believed carrying Kim's body leaves a hospital morgue for the airport and media reports say it is put on a Beijing-bound plane. National police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said "please wait" when asked whether Kim Jong Nam's body had left the morgue.

Author: 0 Glossy surfaces fascinate in 'Ghost in the Shell'

Rated M. Ghost in the Shell is in cinemas now . Ghost in the Shell will open this Friday, March 24. Of course, any movie depicting a crowded, cyberpunk-y city sits in Blade Runner's shadow, but this one doubles down on the debt, crowding its skyline with enormous holographic advertisements - an obvious echo the giant billboards that dominated Ridley Scott's futuristic Los Angeles.

Arts&Culture Mama June's Big Reveal: Reality Star Shocks Family With Size 4 Figure
Author: 0 Mama June's Big Reveal: Reality Star Shocks Family With Size 4 Figure

Daughters Honey Boo Boo and Pumpkin became Mama June Shannon's inspiration after the surgery. However, the surgeries are causing too much pain that she is looking into giving up. Mama June , who weighed a shocking 460 pounds before the surgery, has also underwent a tummy tuck and breast lift. "My body looks like Frankenstein and I hate that I did this".

Author: 0 'Ghost in the Shell' A Really Boring Live Action Adaptation

Director Rupert Sanders ("Snow White and the Huntsman"), along with Rocheron and the rest of their filmmaking team, were under quite a bit of pressure: The animated Japanese version, directed by Mamoru Oshii (and adapted from the popular manga , or comic book), has an enormous cult following.

Arts&Culture Cristiano Ronaldo's New Statue Doesn't Look Much Like Him
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo's New Statue Doesn't Look Much Like Him

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa, 2nd left and Portuguese president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, right, unveil a bust of Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo at the Madeira worldwide airport outside Funchal, the capital of Madeira island, Portugal, Wednesday March 29, 2017 .

Arts&Culture Nikki Bella Visited Hospital Last Week For Severe Neck Sprain
Author: 0 Nikki Bella Visited Hospital Last Week For Severe Neck Sprain

That could still happen, only the actual match would take place at WrestleMania 34. The build for this match could start Sunday. That does not guarantee her WWE status going forward. The two-time WWE Diva Champion holds each garment up to the camera and says: "I'm going to do a jersey and shorts and there's going to be a lot of bling on it".

Author: 0 Beauty and the Beast is set for a record-breaking opening weekend

Holmes , Dreamgirls ) and stars an all-star ensemble cast featuring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans , Kevin Kline , Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor , Stanley Tucci , Audra McDonald , Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ian McKellen , and Emma Thompson . Other strong March openers were "The Hunger Games" ($152 million in 2012) and " Alice in Wonderland " ($ 116 million in 2010). Beauty and the Beast offers a live-action re-telling of the studio's animated classic, refashioning the characters from the tale as ...

Author: 0 Najib turns to North Korea in shrinking border lines

Mr Kim, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un , died last month after two women smeared a deadly nerve agent on his face at Kuala Lumpur airport. Relations between the two countries soured after Malaysian investigators refused to return Kim's body to Pyongyang, and instead conducted an autopsy that revealed Kim had been murdered.

Author: 0 PlayStation's YouTube Channel Provides A Closer Look At Ghost In The Shell

There are still some cringeworthy aspects like the fact that Johansson is playing a character who was Japanese in the original manga and anime , that she speaks English to her Japanese-speaking boss Aramaki (Takeshi Kitano), and that there are shockingly few Japanese people in the lead cast as well as in Japan .

Author: 0 Christopher Nolan says 'Dunkirk' is not going to Cannes

The images left CinemaCon audiences on the edge of their seats as the director premiered new footage from his long-awaited epic about the Second World War evacuation. Nolan added: "This is the first time we're using IMAX cameras to their full effect". The movie was filmed in large format will be initially released in the USA in Imax cinemas to be followed by cinemas with 70mm film capable screens, 35mm film and DCPs (Digital Cinema Packages).

Author: 0 In Kansas, Medicaid-expansion bill vetoed

But the move's success in the GOP-leaning state also reflected elections previous year that brought more moderates and liberals into the Legislature. Terry McAuliffe (D) announced a renewed push to expand the program by October. But after numerous conservative lawmakers who blocked prior efforts to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act were swept out of office in last year's election, Kansas' Republican-controlled Legislature provided that approval this week.

Arts&Culture Meghan Markle's Friend Says She Has Not Changed Since Dating Prince Harry
Author: 0 Meghan Markle's Friend Says She Has Not Changed Since Dating Prince Harry

The couple went public with their romance late past year, when Harry took the unprecedented step of releasing a statement defending her from "abuse and harassment" online and in the press. "She's already been given the green light from Prince Charles, the next step is the Prince's grandmother", the source stated. But she's still the same girl I met years ago, with the same values and priorities.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 DeX station's price has finally been revealed

The main one features twelve megapixels, while the second one has eight. The Samsung store indicates that the device will ship in "late April". Last year's Note 7 fire debacle, where battery problems caused some to combust, led to the device being banned from planes in the USA and forced Samsung to remove the handset from sale.

Author: 0 Malaysia interviewed N. Koreans before they left

Four Malaysian diplomats and their family members had been stuck in North Korea since earlier this month, when both countries announced a freeze on departures amid a diplomatic row. Najib said the police investigation will continue. While it isnt one of North Koreas key diplomatic partners, Malaysia had been one of the few places in the world where North Koreans could travel without a visa.

Author: 0 Dazzling 'Ghost in the Shell' is lost in translation

I only watched the 1995 anime after I had seen this live action film . The new " Ghost in the Shell " is an appealing audiovisual melting pot of all these films and many more. Small touches like Aramaki always speaking to his team in Japanese are supposed to represent a world where technology has torn down most cultural barriers, which is an intriguing concept the movie could have pushed even further.