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Jacqueline Fernandez supports Bio Bridge project in India

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New Delhi, Sep 12: Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez is a big supporter of everything related to nature and keeping her ethos intact, the actress on Tuesday came out to support Bio Bridge project in Meghalaya’s Garo Hills.

It is a CSR initiative by The Body Shop India that has pledged to help protect the endangered Indian Elephant and Western Hoolock Gibbon by constructing the Bio Bridge with every transaction during a three month long campaign commencing from this month.

“I actually feel very strongly about environmental conservation. I feel we are in such a beautiful planet and so much we can and we must do to protect bio diversity. I worked in various projects in green conversation in Mumbai and Sri Lanka,” Jacqueline said.

“Even though all these are deeply satisfying, I do believe that there is so much more I can do,” she added at the announcement of the project on Tuesday.

“I think that as a celebrity, we have an amazing opportunity to urge, mobilise and motivate fan to do their bit and this can make huge difference,” said “A Gentleman” star.

The India Bio Bridge programme is a part of the brand’s existing commitment to protect and regenerate 75 million square meters of habitat as part of its Enrich Not Exploit commitment, launched last year.

Partnering with World Land Trust(WLT) and its local partner Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), The Body Shop will build a Bio Bridge in the Garo Hills districts of Meghalaya state of India, protecting and regenerating a corridor of land for endangered animals to pass though safety.

Shriti Malhotra, Chief Operating Officer of The Body Shop India, says they are very happy that Garo Hills has been selected as one of the locations.

“Having a project in India is a great platform not only to benefit the Garo Hills biodiversity of the area and encourages them to play their part in the conservation efforts,” she said.

Speaking on the intitiave Sunil Kyarong, Joint Director and Head-Wild Lands, Wild Life Trust of India, said: “The Garo Green spine is critical in North East India supporting about a 1000 elephants connecting two treasure houses of biodiversity- the Nokrek and the Balphakram National Park. The Garo community, with our support, takes it upon themselves to stitch together this landscapes by demonstrating the finest examples of community led and owned and conservation initiatives.”

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Cricketer KL Rahul responds to dating rumour with actress Nidhhi Agerwal

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Mumbai, June 21: Cricketer KL Rahul has cleared the rumour on his relationship with bollywood actress Nidhhi Agerwal by saying that they are just friends and known each other from a long time.

The Indian cricketer cleared that he is not dating the “Munna Michael” actress Nidhhi Agerwal and the rumours are false.

He opened up about his relationship status on chat show “Open House with Renil”. The episode will air on Sunday on zoOm styled by Myntra, read a statement to news agency IANS.

Asked about his relationship with Nidhhi, he said: “We have known each other since our college days. We are just good friends and all the rumours are false.”

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On his bond with cricketer Virat Kohli and actress Anushka Sharma, he said: “There was one instance after a match at Melbourne where I had a terrible performance. I was miserable and depressed.

“Anushka, who noticed this, came up to my room and asked me to accompany her and Virat to their dinner date. The couple talked me through their similar experiences and that helped me understand how to manage these situations better.

“They took immense care of me and ensured I was not alone. They even made sure I spent the new year night with them. They are an amazing couple and have really had a powerful influence on me.”

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On International Yoga Day, Kangana Ranaut performs Yogasanas in London

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New Delhi, June 21: Actress Kangana Ranaut on Thursday celebrated International Yoga Day in London, where she is currently shooting for her upcoming film ‘Mental Hai Kya’.

Pictures and video of Kangana performing yoga at London’s Hyde Park have been shared by the actress’ official fan club on Instagram.

“Kangana Ranaut shows her dedication towards yoga on International Yoga Day 2018 and encourages everyone to adopt yoga as a lifestyle and a way to spiritual awakening,” read the caption.

In another post, the actress actually amused everyone in the video as she practiced some Yogasanas like a pro.

“Kangana Ranaut practicing the ancient science of yoga on International Yoga Day. The key to practice yoga is patience & stillness,” the post read.

And after watching the video, we must say, she indeed performed some of the most toughest exercises.

In one of the videos, Kangana is seen perforiming a perfect and a flawless backbend while in the other she performs a generic stretchting Yoga exercise. One must not forget the cute thumbs up she showed to the fans after completing the yoga exercises.

On this International Yoga Day, Seems Kangana became the first bollywood celebrity to wish her fans a happpy yoga day.

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Are Priyanka Chopra & Nick Jonas coming to Mumbai to meet actress’ Mom?

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New Delhi, June 21: Quantico star Priyanka Chopra, who is all set to land in Mumbai today’s night, will be accompanied by American pop star and rumoured boyfriend Nick Jonas.

On reaching Mumbai, Piggy Chopra would first introduce Nick Jonas to her mother Madhu Chopra to get her nod of approval. After that, she would be hosting a housewarming party of her new Versova pad, reported Bollywood Mantra.

The lavish housewarming party will be attended by Priyanka’s Bollywood friends and they would also get to meet Nick, the report said.

The two have been hanging out since quite some time and when the first pictures of them as a couple came out, it raised many eyeballs.

Recently, Priyanka walked arm in arm with Nick at his cousin’s wedding. She also had brunch with Nick’s family members and was seen spending some quality time with them.

The rumoured couple, who played down speculations they were dating when they showed up at the 2017 Met Gala in New York together, have now embarked on a real relationship, according to multiple reports.

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At the Met Gala, Priyanka just laughed off a romance with Jonas, insisting they simply shared an agent and were friends. She said they went to the Met Gala together as they were both wearing ensembles by Ralph Lauren.

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