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M'rashtra govt to defend Ambedkar House in UK (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Friday named two prominent experts to oppose attempts to shut down the Ambedkar House, a memorial dedicated to Babasaheb Ambedkar in London, a top official said here.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
LFW 2019: When modern meets traditional
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The 2019 edition of the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive on Friday saw designers play with traditional weaves and fabrics in modern ways.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ex-Andhra speaker's showroom searched for 'missing' furniture
Amaravati, Aug 23 (IANS) Amid high drama, Andhra Pradesh Assembly officials on Friday searched a motorbike showroom belonging to the family of former speaker Kodela Siva Prasad Rao, two days after he admitted diverting some furniture and equipment to his house.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Dream11, LafargeHolcim, Hyundai awarded BCCI partners' rights
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday announced that Sporta Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (Dream11), LafargeHolcim (ACC Cement and Ambuja Cement) and Hyundai Motor India Ltd. have acquired the Official Partners' Rights for the BCCI International and domestic matches.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Ganesh Venkatraman to host 'Crime Patrol' in Tamil
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Actor Ganesh Venkatraman has been roped in as anchor of the Tamil version of the popular show "Crime Patrol".
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
ALERT: Banks to introduce repo rate linked loan products: FM
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2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Saif wants shutterbugs to leave son Taimur alone
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor's son Taimur is an online sensation and paparrazi's favourite, but the constant media glare on the two-year-old kid bothers the parents.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ALERT: Banks have decided to pass on rate cut benefit through MCLR: FM
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2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Here's what Prabhas does a day before his film releases
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) "Bahubali" superstar Prabhas says he tries to sleep a lot the day before a new movie hits the screens.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Pooja Hegde, Diana, Tara Sutaria walk ramp on LFW 2019 Day 4
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Bollywood actresses Pooja Hegde, Diana Penty and Tara Sutaria on Friday walked the ramp on Day 4 of the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Mission Mangal' gets a buttery twist
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) "Mission Mangal" turned 'Mission Makhan' in the latest tribute paid by dairy company Amul India. One of the film's actresses Taapsee Pannu found the buttery twist "cool".
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kashmiri students sacrifice Eid to help Maha flood victims
Pune (Maharashtra), Aug 23 (IANS) Despite facing a financial crunch away from home, around 100 Kashmiri students decided to forego Eid celebrations this year and instead pooled in their savings to help victims of the recent floods in south-west Maharashtra districts, earning the admiration of the local villagers.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Raghu and Rajiv return with new action-packed reality show
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Raghu Ram and Rajiv Lakshman are back on reality TV. The "Roadies" fame duo is all set to host a new show titled
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Vinay Jaiswal's short film Cheetiyaan talks about perspectives
Mumabi, Aug 23 (IANS) Vinay Jaiswal has come up with a short film that talks about perspectives and the human tendency to create divide on the basis of the same. Titled "Cheetiyaan," the film tells the story of two best friends -- a Hindu and a Muslim -- and how they overcome judgemental bias towards each others religion.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Stimulus hopes drive markets higher
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Gaining over 600 points from the day's low the Sensex closed 228 points higher on Friday on renewed hopes of a stimulus hours ahead of an address by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Vinit Kakar wraps up shooting for 'Chandragupta Maurya'
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Actor Vinit Kakar is done shooting for the TV show "Chandragupta Maurya".
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Future Retail down 5% as Amazon acquires stake in Future Coupons
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Shares of Future Retail settled over 5 per cent lower on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), as the company announced that Amazon will acquire a 49 per cent stake in Future Coupons.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
After breach, Mumbai airport security to be tightened
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The CISF and Mumbai Police will further beef up security both inside and outside the Mumbai airport after Thursday's mega-security breach when a 'mentally ill' person jumped over a wall to take a stroll beneath a Spicejet aircraft, official sources said here on Friday.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security
16 retail fashion brands commit to sustainability
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Sixteen retail fashion brands have signed the Su.Re (sustainability resolution) project launched by the Textile Ministry, IMG Reliance and Clothing Manufacturers Association Of India (CMAI).
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Lifestyle/Fashion
Prasad reveals why Jonty didn't make the cut in list of 3
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) India's chairman of selectors M.S.K. Prasad on Thursday cleared the air on why South African fielding great Jonty Rhodes had to leave empty-handed despite applying for the post of fielding coach as R. Sridhar was retained.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Andhra HC suspends pre-closure orders on Polavaram
Amaravati, Aug 22 (IANS) In a setback to the YSRCP government, the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Thursday suspended pre-closure orders to Navayuga Engineering Company for developing a hydroelectric station as part of the multipurpose Polavaram project.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Broader markets worse than Myanmar, Bangladesh'
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Well-known investor Porinju Veliyath on Thursday expressed his agony over the sorry state of affairs of Indian financial markets ever since the Budget was announced last month.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Whose feet did Big B touch for blessings on KBC 11?
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Friday's episode of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" season 11 will see the game show's megastar host Amitabh Bachchan go for a role reversal. For a change, he will get up, leave his seat and touch the feet of a guest.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rupee close to 6-month low at nearly 72 a dollar
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Sell-off in the Indian equity markets and sustained outflow of foreign funds left the rupee weaker by 25 paise on Thursday. The Indian currency closed at Rs 71.81 to a US dollar, its lowest point this year.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Relief for 63moons: Bombay HC says NSEL not financial firm
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) In a major victory for fintech firm 63moons, the Bombay High Court on Thursday ruled that National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) is not a financial institution and attachment of the properties of 63moons (formerly Financial Technologies) under the MPID Act should be vacated.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
La Pegasus Polo renews partnership with Argentine Open
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Mumbai-based La Pegasus Polo, one of Indias premier upcoming polo establishments, on Thursday announced the renewal of its partnership with the Campeonato Argentino Abierto de Polo (Argentine Open Polo Championships 2019), widely considered the worlds greatest polo tournament.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Man who threatened Indian cricketers held from Assam
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Maharashtra ATS has arrested and brought here from Assam a man who allegedly threatened to kill Indian cricketers, an official said on Thursday. A local court has sent him to police custody till August 26.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Sports
Sachet-Parampara back with new version of 'Bekhayali'
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) The singer-composer duo of Sachet-Parampara is back with a new version of "Bekhayali" -- the superhit song they composed for the blockbuster "Kabir Singh".
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Palak Siddhwani is new Sonu in 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma'
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Palak Siddhwani will be seen essaying Sonu in the show "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah".
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Aamir's daughter posts pic with boyfriend; draws concern of fans
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khans daughter Ira has posted a new happy photo of herself with boyfriend Mishaal Kirpalani, but fans are concerned about her because she used "intense hashtags" like #existentialcrisis in her caption.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dharmendra wishes Karan, Sahher luck for 'Pal Pal...'
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Veteran actor Dharmendra has wished his grandson Karan Deol and Sahher Bamba for their maiden film "Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas".
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Netflix-led OTT platforms threaten cable TV in India: Report
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Netflix and other over-the-top (OTT) platforms are slowly but steadily eating the cable TV business, a new KPMG report has said, adding that there was a decline of nearly 12-15 million active subscribers for the cable & satellite (C&S) universe in the fourth quarter (Q4) of the financial year 2019.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology,Business/Economy
DLF tanks 20% on Supreme Court notice
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) DLF fell over 20 per cent on the BSE during the early trade on Thursday following reports that the Supreme Court has issued a notice to the company for suppressing key information regarding judicial proceedings against its largest chunk of land-bank in Haryana.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sensex down 170 points, Yes Bank sheds 5%
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) In the absence of any positive development and concerns over the damaging slowdown in the domestic economy, the markets continued to trade lower on Thursday.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Raj Thackeray keeps date with ED
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Amid a crackdown on his activists, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray left for the Enforcement Directorate (ED) responding to the summons in a case pertaining to the IL&FS, here on Thursday.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Mumbai girl makes aviation history with solo Pacific flight
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Mumbai girl Aarohi Pandit, currently on a global flight in a small plane, on Wednesday created history by becoming the first woman pilot to cross both Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean solo in a Light Sports Aircraft.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Risk burning monetary policy room by 35 bps cut: MPC member
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Voting for a conventional 25 basis points (bps) RBI rate cut in August, as opposed to the majority in the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), external MPC member Chetan Ghate had said that by agreeing to a 35 bps cut, the RBI could be burning through monetary policy space, the minutes of the last MPC meeting released on Wednesday showed.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sebi eases rules for FPIs, amends norms for rating agencies
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Market regulator Sebi on Wednesday eased the rules for foreign portfolio investors (FPI) doing away with the broad-based eligibility criteria for FPIs and announced that the registration for the multiple investment manager structure would be simplified.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Lata Mangeshkar, Aamir donate for Maha flood relief
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar and superstar Aamir Khan have contributed Rs 25 lakh and Rs 11 lakh, respectively towards the Chief Minister Relief Fund following the Maharashtra floods. Devendra Fadnavis has thanked them for their gesture.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Voda-Idea loss triggers Rs 21.5K cr m-cap loss in Birla firms
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) The unabated losses at Vodafone-Idea are eroding the value of other Aditya Birla Group firms, whose combined m-cap declined by a whopping Rs 21,431 crore on August 20, days after the quarterly results of the telecom arm were announced on July 29.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
MNS activist ends life after ED notice to Raj Thackeray
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 21 (IANS) Agitated by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) summons to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray, a young party activist committed suicide by setting himself afire, here on Wednesday morning, police said.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Jay Bhanushali, Mahhi Vij welcome baby girl
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Actor-host Jay Bhanushali's wife and actress Mahhi Vij has delivered a baby girl.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
#WhyTheGap: Twinkle, Akshay raise concern over gender gap among kids
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bollywood couple of Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna has urged people to impart education to children, sharing their stories on how education helped them in achieving success.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Resolve stressed assets in time for maximum value: RBI
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor N.S. Vishwanathan on Tuesday advised lenders to ensure timely resolution of stressed assets under the new framework to extract the maximum value and asked them for deal only with "genuine" cases.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Big B says 75 percent of his liver is gone
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan often shares his health issues with the public, and this time he admitted that 75 percent of his liver is gone.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Will honour ED summons, maintain calm: Raj Thackeray
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray said on Tuesday that he will honour the summons by Enforcement Directorate (ED) and appealed to his supporters to remain calm.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Sensex down 74 points, Nifty closes at 11,017
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Indian stock markets closed on a flat note for the second straight day on Tuesday, awaiting a stimulus package from the government. The Sensex closed 74.48 points or 0.20 per cent lower at 37,328.01, while the broader Nifty ended 36.90 points lower at 11,017.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
SBI waives processing fee on car loans in festival season
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, on Tuesday announced processing fee waiver on car loans during the upcoming festival season in a bid to boost car sales. The bank is also offering the lowest interest rate starting 8.70 per cent on car loans, with no escalation in interest.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Shoot of 'Hoja awara' was physically challenging: Karan Deol
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Actor-politician Sunny Deols son Karan says shooting the song "Hoja awara" for his debut film "Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas" was physically challenging.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Wanted to create an action spectacle: 'War' director
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Director Siddharth Anand took over a year to design the action sequence for his upcoming film "War". He says he wanted to create an "action spectacle" and a "non-stop adrenaline pumping visual extravaganza" for the audience.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood