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Day: August 8, 2018

Salman Khan was the first choice to play Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s brother in Josh
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Salman Khan was the first choice to play Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s brother in Josh

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in her career span has created magic on the silver screen with most of the actors she worked it, be it Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar or Abhishek Bachchan. In 2000, she romanced Chandrachur Singh in Mansoor Khan’s Josh and played Shah Rukh Khan’s on-screen sister. It was the first time Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya were sharing the silver screen. Almost two decades later, the casting story of the film has become a topic of discussion for an interesting reason. Recently, during the promotions of Fanney Khan, Bollywood Hungama asked her if she was apprehensive about playing sister to Shah Rukh Khan in Josh. She made a surprising revelation while replying to the poser. Aishwarya said: “I think the cast was meant to be Aamir Khan and Sa...
Developers made proposals for 35,000 homes in protected parts of England in 2017
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Developers made proposals for 35,000 homes in protected parts of England in 2017

    Applications to build an additional 35,000 homes on green belt land were submitted last year, taking the total number proposed for construction on protected land to a record 460,000. New data from the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) released on Monday showed that more than 24,000 homes were constructed in the UK’s green belts in the past nine years. Its State of the Green Belt 2018 reportreveals that the number of finished homes constructed on the protected areas almost doubled last year to about 8,000. The government has pledged to protect green belt land but housing campaigners believe much more controlled land could be released to build badly needed affordable new homes. Most of the construction to date has been on brownfield sites within the green belt...
Tory chief tells Boris Johnson to apologise for burqa remarks
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Tory chief tells Boris Johnson to apologise for burqa remarks

    Former minister asked to say sorry for comparing veiled Muslims to bank robbers. Boris Johnson has been told by Conservative party chiefs to apologise for his claim that Muslim women in burqas resemble letter boxes and bank robbers. The Tory chairman, Brandon Lewis, said he had asked the former foreign secretary to say sorry for his controversial remarks in an attempt to draw a line under the Islamophobia row. It came after Alistair Burt, the minister for the Middle East, who worked under Johnson, described the comments as offensive and said he would never have said anything similar. The former Conservative chairman Sayeeda Warsi has accused Johnson of “dog-whistle” Islamophobia and criticised the lack of action by the party on the issue. In June, Lewis said dive...