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Jet Airways faces DGCA scrutiny

After facing questions over delay in reporting its financial results, Naresh Goyal-controlled Jet Airways could now face scrutiny from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the aviation regulator. The audit could start this month to evaluate its financial health and its possible impact on flight safety.

“We will conduct the financial audit of Jet Airways from August 27. A similar audit of Air India has been completed,” news agency PTI quoted an official source as saying.

Marilyn Monroe dresses, personal photos going up for auction

Dresses that belonged to Marilyn Monroe along with an autographed photo thanking the executive who launched her Hollywood career will go on display before heading to auction. Auction house Profiles in History announced on Wednesday that the items will be exhibited in Beverly Hills starting August 18. An auction will follow in late October. They include a photograph that Monroe signed to 20th Century Fox executive Ben Lyon that reads: “Dear Ben, You found me, named me and believed in me when no one else did. My thanks and love forever.

Angelina Jolie wants divorce finalised by end of 2018

Angelina Jolie on Tuesday sought to move forward with her long and sometimes bitter divorce from Brad Pitt, which has yet to be finalised after almost two years.

Jolie’s attorney filed papers in Los Angeles Superior Court saying the actress wanted a judgment “returning the parties to single status during calendar year 2018.”

The document also said that Pitt has “paid no meaningful child support since separation” and said that although informal arrangements had been made with him, payments “had not been regularly sustained.”

As influencers we need to break notions attached to mental health

Mental Hai Kya star Kangana Ranaut believes as a celebrity it is her responsibility to work towards breaking the stigma attached to mental health. When asked about her views on the way Hindi film industry treats the topicon-screen, Ranaut told PTI, “I realised there was so much stigma attached to being different. So, I thought we as influencers need to stand-up and break these notions and address this subject.”

Pressure on other Indian batsmen will put Kohli under pressure: Trevor Bayliss

England coach Trevor Bayliss feels the seemingly peerless Virat Kohli can be put under pressure if the home team’s bowlers can continue to tame the rest of the Indian line-up in the ongoing Test series. “If Virat Kohli is not the best batsman (in the world), he’s very close to it. The way he played the first and second innings was high-class stuff. If we can put pressure on the other batsmen in the Indian team, that’s going to add to the pressure on him,” Bayliss told reporters.

Sindhu loses final yet again

P V Sindhu finished second best yet again in a major tournament final as she went down tamely to Carolina Marin in the World Championships’ women’s singles title clash.    The Olympic silver medallist settled for another white metal in the showpiece following a 19-21 10-21 loss to Olympic champion Marin of Spain. Interestingly, Marin had also defeated Sindhu in the final of the Rio Olympics in 2016.

Sindhu loses final yet again

P V Sindhu finished second best  yet again in a major tournament final as she went down tamely to Carolina Marin in the World Championships’ women’s singles title clash.  The Olympic silver medallist settled for another white metal in the showpiece following a 19-21 10-21 loss to Olympic champion Marin of Spain. Interestingly, Marin had also defeated Sindhu in the final of the Rio Olympics in 2016.

Jennifer Aniston is up for Friends reunion

Fans of TV show Friends can rejoice as Jennifer Aniston would love to play Rachel Green again if there is revival. Aniston, who shot to global fame with the show in the ’90s, says the NBC show was the “greatest job” she ever had. “Before that show ended, people were asking if we were coming back. Courteney (Cox) and Lisa (Kudrow) and I talk about it. I fantasise about it. It really was the greatest job I ever had. I don’t know what it would look like today, but you never know. So many shows are being successfully rebooted," she said in an interview with InStyle magazine.

Look, who made it to Vogue cover. Hello Suhana

ON THE PHOTO SHOOT

I absolutely loved shooting this cover. Especially the dancing shots. I love dancing. It was so much fun. I was excited when my parents brought it up. I wanted to say yes straight away, but they wanted me to think about it—this is a very public thing. They wanted me to gain confidence from the experience, not lose it."

ON LIVING AWAY FROM HOME

Sushant Singh Rajput to play real life characters in 12-series biopic

Sushant Singh Rajput is set to essay 12 real-life characters, including political strategist Chanakya, poet Rabindranath Tagore and former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam, in a series biopic. The yet-to-be-titled project will celebrate the Indian geniuses spanning 2,000 years - from 540 BC to 2015 AD. All 12 biopics will be part of season one.

It will be backed by Innsaei, a venture recently launched by Sushant along with his business partner Varun Mathur.

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