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Hearing of PIL against Guj BJP chief for illegal Remdesivir distribution put off
Gandhinagar, May 5 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday granted three weeks time sought by state BJP chief CR Paatil and the state government regarding the Leader of Opposition Paresh Dhanani's public interest litigation (PIL) for "illegal and unauthorised distribution of Remdesivir injection" from the ruling BJP's Surat office.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Maha Covid deaths rise to 920, cases stay above 50K
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 fatalities again shot up above the 900-mark to cross 72,000 while fresh cases also increased although the Mumbai situation remained favourable on Wednesday, health officials said.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Arjun Bijlani set for 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 11', says tough leaving family behind for shoot
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Actor Arjun Bijlani, will fly to Cape Town soon for the shoot of the stunt-based reality show "Khatron Ke Khiladi 11", and he says it's not easy to leave his family behind in such unprecedented times.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kumud Mishra: 'Itwaar' is about beating hardships with a positive mind
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Actor Kumud Mishra says his new short film "Itwaar" is apt for today's times. The actor says the film is about how to overcome hardships and stay positive.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Jay Bhanushali matches steps with daughter Tara in new video
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Actor Jay Bhanushali posted a fun video with his daughter Tara on social media on Wednesday. The two can be seen dancing in the video, which ends with Tara kissing Jay on the cheek.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele' uses Bulleh Shah's poetry to explore identity theme
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) "Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele", featuring Anshuman Jha and Zarine Khan, has a rendition of the poem "Bulla ki jaana main kaun" by Bulleh Shah that, Anshuman says, fits the film's theme of discovering identities.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Aastha Gill on 'Khatron Ke Khiladi': Never thought I'd be part of a reality TV show
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Singer Aastha Gill, says she never thought she would take part in a reality TV show as "Khatron Ke Khiladi". Aastha will soon be seen on season 11 of the stunt-based show.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Actor Dalip Tahil's son Dhruv nabbed in narcotics case
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) The Mumbai Police's Anti-Narcotics Cell has arrested Dhruv Tahil, model and aspiring actor-son of Bollywood veteran Dalip Tahil, in connection with a drugs case, an official said here on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Arshi Khan recovers from Covid
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Actress Arshi Khan has tested negative for Covid. She says she will wait for a while before getting back to work.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar prays for wellbeing of India
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar on Wednesday shared a video message for India, conveying his concern and prayers even as the country struggles to battle the raging second wave of Covid-19.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Abhishek Banerjee pledges to donate to Covid-19 relief and healthcare on b'day
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Banerjee turned a year older on Wednesday and he decided to celebrate his special day with a spot of charity. He pledged to donate for the cause of healthcare and Covid relief.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Malaika Arora: Started cooking because of my son
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Malaika Arora says she started cooking because of her son Arhaan Khan.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
NOCs given to four Indian women cricketers for the Hundred
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Four Indian women cricketers -- Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, and Deepti Sharma -- have been granted No Objection Certificates (NOCs) by the Indian cricket board to participate in the inaugural Hundred, an eight-team tournament scheduled to start in England on July 21
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Vidya Malavade says her 'party animal' avatar in 'Bamini And Boys' is a contrast to her
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Actress Vidya Malavade plays an outspoken party animal in the upcoming web series "Bamini And Boys", and she says the role is quite the opposite of who she is in real life.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Abhay Chopra recalls directing Ranbir Kapoor in short film 'Karma'
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Three years before he made his debut as a Bollywood leading man with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Saawarya", Ranbir Kapoor had starred in a short film titled "Karma", which was made in 2004 and was based on capital punishment.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid: Roche gets 'emergency use' nod for antibody cocktail jab in India
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) The Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation (CDSCO) on Wednesday gave Roche India emergency use authorisation (EUA) for its antibody cocktail jab of Casirivimab and Imdevimab.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Thousands throng Gujarat temple, Covid norms go for a toss
Gandhinagar, May 5 (IANS) Thousands of devotees from Navapura and Nidhrada villages in Sanand Tehsil of Ahmedabad gathered to shower water on the Baliyadev temple to fulfil their vow to the temple deity, thereby violating the current Covid guidelines of physical distancing and masks. The Sanand police has filed charges in the matter and arrested around two dozen people for violation of the protocols.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Men worried about job, health during pandemic: BMC helpline
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) A year after its launch, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)'s mental health helpline clocked over 72,000 calls, with a majority from men, pertaining to job security and health during the Covid-19 pandemic, an official said here on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Anushka Ranjan urges all to take Covid protocols seriously
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Actress Anushka Ranjan, who was last seen in the film "Gulabi Lens", has urged all to take protocols seriously, given the surge in Covid-19 cases in the country.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pooja Hegde tests negative for Covid-19
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Actress Pooja Hegde has tested negative for Covid-19 after battling the virus over the past days. Pooja made the announcement along with an Instagram selfie on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pulkit Samrat gets vaccinated for Covid-19
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Pulkit Samrat has received his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine. On Wednesday afternoon, the actor posted a picture on Instagram that shows him getting the vaccine jab.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mary Kom, 9 other women boxers to resume training in Pune
Pune, May 5 (IANS) Six-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist boxer MC Mary Kom along with two other Olympic-bound pugilists -- Simranjit Kaur (60kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) -- have been named in the elite women's national camp that will start soon.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Oscar winner Asif Kapadia-backed Indian web series 'The Last Hour' to drop on May 14
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Oscar-winning filmmaker Asif Kapadia is an executive producer on the supernatural web series "The Last Hour" featuring Sanjay Kapoor, Raima Sen, and Shahana Goswami. The series is written and produced by Amit Kumar and Anupama Minz, and is all set to release on May 14.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
High frequency indicators showing mixed signals: RBI Guv
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) As country battles the Covid crisis and states go for lockdowns, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Shaktikanta Das has said that high frequency indicators are showing mixed signals for the Indian economy.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Himesh Reshammiya recalls how Kishore Kumar re-recorded a song inspired by Lata Mangeshkar's rendition
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Singer-composer Himesh Reshammiya has recalled the time when the late Kishore Kumar wanted to re-record a song, inspired by the nuances rendered by Lata Mangeshkar as the female voice. The two playback legends were recording for Himesh's father Vipin Reshammiya.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Banks allowed to tap floating provisions for NPA cover
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday provided big relief to banks that fear increased provisioning for non-performing assets (NPA) amidst the pandemic would seriously dent their capital.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
RBI eases KYC compliance; extends video KYC to new customers
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India did not stop at providing liquidity enhancement measures to tackle the current economic strain unleashed by the resurgence of a Covid-19 wave. It also rationalised certain compliance matters to provide ease of doing business for consumers.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
RBI relaxes Overdraft (OD) facility for states to aid fight Covid
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) To enable the State Governments to better manage their fiscal situation in terms of their cash-flows and market borrowings, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday permitted certain relaxations with regard to availment of Overdraft (OD) facilities.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sonu Sood to those who couldn't save loved ones: You didn't fail, We did
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS)   Actor and philanthropist Sonu Sood said anyone who has lost a loved one due to scarcity of oxygen or injection has not failed. 
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Bollywood
Mandira Bedi's headstand theory to keep 'anxiety at bay'
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Actress Mandira Bedi took to Instagram on Wednesday to post a picture that captures her doing a headstand.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Elli AvrRam wins best actress at Stockholm City film fest for 'With You'
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Actress Elli AvrRam has won the Best Actress award for her role in the short film "With You" at the Stockholm City Film Festival.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
RBI announces 2nd round of loan restructuring for MSMEs, individuals
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India has announced another round of loan restructuring for MSMEs, small businesses and individuals with aggregate exposure of up to Rs 25 crore, who have not been beneficiaries of restructuring frameworks.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Vaishnavi Dhanraj: Pandemic has taken a toll but we are fighting back
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Actress Vaishnavi Dhanraj, who plays the role of Namrata in the show "Aapki Nazaron Ne Samjha", says the television industry may have suffered during the pandemic but everyone involved is determined to fight back.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SFB loans to MFIs for on-lending to be classified as priority sector lending
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of Indian has decided to allow the classification of priority sector lending for loans given by small finance banks (SFB) to micro-finance institutions (MFI) for on-lending to individuals.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
RBI Relief: Liquidity support unleashed to suppress Covid turbulence (Ld)
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) India's Reserve Bank has initiated several liquidity boosting measures to combat economic turbulence unleashed by the resurgence of Covid-19.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
RBI announces Rs 50K cr liquidity window for Covid-related health services
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) As the county's healthcare system reels under the severe Covid crisis, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday announced a liquidity window of Rs 50,000 crore wherein vaccine makers, hospitals, oxygen suppliers among other healthcare stakeholders would be able to get loans at the repo rate till March 31, 2022.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Maha school principal's fancy 'avatars' create vax buzz
Nandurbar (Maharashtra), May 5 (IANS) Scores of children in the small village of Biladi in Nandurbar district stare with disbelief at an unusual sight unfolding daily in their neighbourhood.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Equity indices in green as RBI Guv announces liquidity measures
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded on a positive note on Wednesday as the RBI Governor announced few measures to counter the impact of the second wave of Covid on the economy and businesses.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
RBI unleashes liquidity support to suppress Covid induced turbulence
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) India's Reserve Bank will initiate measures to combat economic turbulence unleashed by the resurgence of Covid-19.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Why Arslan Goni is often called 'Lale di jaan' lately
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Actor Arslan Goni is currently seen playing the negative character Lala in the series "Mai Hero Boll Raha Hun", and is amused at how people sometimes refer to him by the name of his on-screen avatar, and also as "Lale di jaan".
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Horror film 'Host' to digitally release on May 7
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) The Rob Savage-directed horror flick "Host" is all set to release on OTT on May 7.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Padukone recovering from Covid-19 infection
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Former All England champion Prakash Padukone is likely to be discharged from a Bengaluru hospital where he is slowly recovering from the Covid-19 infection.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Badminton
7 more Gujarat cities under night curfew from Wednesday
Gandhinagar, May 4 (IANS) The Gujarat government on Tuesday extended the night curfew to control spread of coronavirus to seven other cities, apart from the 29 major cities where the curbs are in effect from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Maha sees Covid deaths, cases shoot up again, but Mumbai improves
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 fatalities and new cases recorded a sharp hike though the Mumbai situation improved while the state death toll shot past the 71,000 mark on Tuesday, health officials said.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Global real estate sentiments improved in Jan-March: Report
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) The sentiment in the real estate markets globally improved in the first quarter of 2021, according to a report by RICS.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Procter & Gamble Hygiene's Jan-Mar net profit up 8%
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Procter & Gamble Hygiene and Health Care Ltd on Tuesday reported an 8 per cent increase on a year-on-year in its net profit for the January-March quarter at Rs 98 crore.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Jay Rana and Skopos' EP 'Magic & Pasta' aims at catering to diverse moods (LD)
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Music producers Jay Rana And Skopos have come out with their new EP, "Magic & Pasta", featuring Akanksha Sethi, Mayank Mittal and Vinod Arora.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sonia Balani: Couldn't have asked for a better digital debut
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Actress Sonia Balani makes her digital debut in the upcoming "Bhopal To Vegas", and she says her character shows how to follow a dream and lead life on own terms.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mahika Sharma: Please consider house helps as family, support them
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Actress Mahika Sharma urges people to support part-time domestic helps during these tough times, as the country battles Covid.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
"Vighnaharta Ganesh" actor Kuldeep Singh practices yoga for fitness
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Actor Kuldeep Singh, who is playing the role of Lord Vishnu in the show "Vighnaharta Ganesh", says fitness is a major issue for him, and he has been practising yoga to make sure he stays in shape.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion