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Setback to Andhra govt as Council adopts TDP resolution
Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) In a setback to the YSR Congress Party government in Andhra Pradesh, a resolution moved by main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) disapproving the government's policies was adopted in the state Legislative Council on Tuesday night.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Sex racket busted in Mumbai; two held, three women rescued
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Mumbai Police have busted yet another sex racket involving foreign students and small time Bollywood actresses and models, with the arrest of two persons and the rescue of three young women, a top police official said here on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Protests continue in Amaravati over 3 capital move
Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) A day after the Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed two Bills to develop three state capitals, farmers continued their protest for 35th day on Tuesday, demanding that Amaravati be continued as the only capital.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Rajeev Khandelwal excited to be part of YouTube short film anthology
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actor Rajeev Khandelwal will soon be seen in the anthology "Offbeats Season 1", which comprises six short films. He is a part of "His Master's Voice", in which he portrays an estranged son returning home to his dying father.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hina Khan's B'wood debut film's trailer gets 4mn views in a day
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The trailer of Vikram Bhatt's "Hacked", which will launch "Bigg Boss" star Hina Khan in Bollywood, has got more than four million views in just over a day.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bigg Boss 13 to end in mid February?
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The current season of the controversial reality TV show "Bigg Boss" will reportedly conclude on February 15. There was a buzz that the makers are interested in extending the season by two more weeks, but now fresh reports suggest that the finale will happen in mid February.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Soni Razdan seeks probe on Afzal Guru being made 'scapegoat'
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Senior Bollywood actress Soni Razdan on Tuesday demanded a probe into why the 2001 Parliament attack case convict Afzal Guru was made a "scapegoat" and hanged in 2013, despite his raising questions against his investigating officer.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Terrorism
Manish Malhotra honoured for designing Mounted Police ceremonial uniform
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Ace fashion designer Manish Malhotra has received felicitation for his collection of ceremonial uniforms for the mounted horse police unit at Umang 2020, the annual Mumbai Police show.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
Sena objects to political misuse of 'Tanhaji' trailer
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut kicked off a fresh controversy by taking objections to a trailer of 'Tanhaji' film being allegedly misused for politics in the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, here Monday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Naidu, TDP MLAs detained in Amaravati
Amaravati, Jan 20 (IANS) The police detained former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and other TDP legislators here on Monday night as they were trying to launch a march to protest against the state government's decision to develop two more state capitals by shifting some key capital functions from Amaravati.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
TDP members suspended from Andhra Assembly amid din
Amaravati, Jan 20 (IANS) Seventeen members of main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) were suspended from Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday amid pandemonium during a discussion over the bills to develop three state capitals.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Saif's 'concept of India' draws social media ire
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan is being massively trolled for his comment on Indian history.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shivaleeka wants to make this her 'every Saturday' routine
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Actress Shivaleeka Oberoi recently had a great time attending an arts class with kids of a school here. She says she wants to make this her "every Saturday" routine.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Malaika nails a new yoga posture
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Fitness freak Malaika Arora has nailed the modified reclined pigeon pose. Not just that, she is encouraging her fans to learn the yoga posture.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Index-heavyweights drag markets; Sensex, Nifty lose 1%
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Sensex and Nifty closed nearly 1 per cent lower on Monday owing to the sell-off in index-heavyweights like Reliance Industries, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC Bank and TCS over their weaker than expected quarterly results.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Bhumi Pednekar calls to avoid single use of plastic
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar wants everyone to avoid single use of plastics. A climate change warrior, Bhumi took to Instagram to spread the word.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bigg Boss 13: Paras's girlfriend Akanksha shares cryptic post
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" contestant Paras Chabbra's girlfriend Akanksha Puri has shared a cryptic post on Twitter after he called her "clingy" in the weekend episode of the reality show.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kriti Sanon: As actor I want to explore different genres
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Kriti Sanon, who has worked in genres across drama, romance, comedy and historical, says she wants to explore herself as an actor.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Debutante Sharvari on working with Kabir Khan, Bhansali, Aditya Chopra
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Debutante Sharvari, who will be seen in Kabir Khan's web series "The Forgotten Army" and Aditya Chopra's upcoming film "Bunty Aur Babli 2", has spoken about her eyeopening experience working with these filmmakers.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bikini pics of Disha Patani set Instagram on fire
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Budding Bollywood star Disha Patani has set Instagram on fire again with a fresh lot of bikini pictures. This time, the actress has shared a couple of stills from her upcoming flick "Malang".
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Saibaba birthplace row resolved: BJP
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Amid speculation that Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has withdrawn his remark on the birthplace of the Shirdi saint Saibaba, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil said, here on Monday, the controversy was resolved amicably.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion
'Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan' trailer: Ayushmann to break taboos around homosexuality
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) National Award-winning actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who is fast emerging as Bollywood's poster boy of new-age content-driven cinema, is all set return with another film that defies formula.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sachin wishes Team India on contrasting series win
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) After the Men in Blue outclassed Australia 2-1 in the ODI rubber, cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar lauded the efforts of skipper Virat Kohli, opener Rohit Sharma and pacer Mohammad Shami.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Asim to Sidharth in 'Bigg Boss 13': 'Aankhein noch dunga'
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" contestants Asim Riaz and Siddharth Shukla have managed to grab eyeballs once again with the promo clip of a testosterone filled fight in the upcoming episode of the reality show.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
3 capitals Bill tabled in Andhra Assembly (LD)
Amaravati, Jan 20 (IANS) Sealing the fate of Amaravati as the Andhra Pradesh capital, a Bill was tabled in the Assembly on Monday to develop Visakhapatnam and Kurnool as the two other state capitals.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ahead of CM's meet, indefinite Shirdi shutdown called off
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Jan 19 (IANS) Ahead of a meeting convened by Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday, residents of Shirdi town, famous for its grand Saibaba Temple, called off their indefinite shutdown late on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion
Bhumi Pednekar: Fortunate to get films that celebrate the actor I am
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who has had a successful run in 2019 with films like "Saand Ki Aankh", "Bala" and "Pati Patni Aur Woh", feels fortunate to get films that celebrate the actor she is.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Prestige Falcon acquires 50% stake in Lokhandwala DB Realty
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Bengaluru-based realty firm Prestige Estate Projects on Sunday said that its subsidiary, Prestige Falcon Realty Ventures has acquired a 50 per cent stake in Lokhandwala DB Realty.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Andhra Assembly meet on Monday to seal Amaravati's fate
Amarvati, Jan 19 (IANS) A special session of Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday is expected to seal the fate of Amaravati as the state capital.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Satish Kaushik: Shabana Azmi is much better
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Satish Kaushik says veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who was grievously injured in a road accident involving her car and a truck near Khalapur toll-plaza on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, is doing much better.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Madhurima on 'Bigg Boss 13': Always provoked by Vishal, others
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" contestant Madhurima Tuli, who was asked to leave the reality show after brutally hitting co-contestant and former boyfriend Vishal Aditya Singh, says she was continuously provoked by Vishal and other housemates on petty issues which used to irritate her.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ishaan Khatter grieves grandmother's loss
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Bollywood actors Shahid Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter's grandmother Khadija Azeem is no more. Ishaan took to social media and penned an emotional note.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shweta Tripathi: 'Cargo' getting so much appreciation means a lot
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress Shweta Tripathi is excited that her film "Cargo" will be screened at the 2020 edition of South by Southwest (SXSW) festival.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
KJo: 'K3G' is biggest slap in my face
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar says his 2001 movie "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham" ("K3G") is the biggest slap in his face and his biggest reality check.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Big B remembers father Harivansh Rai Bachchan on death anniversary
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Megastar and an emotional son Amitabh Bachchan remembered his father and legendary poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan on the latter's death anniversary.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Haryana film fest to promote films of the state
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) The three-day-long Haryana Film Festival, to be held from January 22 to 24, aims to encourage and celebrate Haryanvi films and film artistes.
2020-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Sara: Being Saif Ali Khan's daughter a tag I'm proud of
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Sara Ali Khan says she feels proud to be Saif Ali Khans daughter, and hopes she will get the opportunity to prove herself in the film industry.
2020-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Swara, Nora 'praying hard' for injured Shabana Azmi
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Bollywood actors like Swara Bhasker and Nora Fatehi are praying for the speedy recovery of veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who was grievously injured in a road accident involving her car and a truck near Khalapur toll-plaza on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway.
2020-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India's forex reserves inch up by $58 mn
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves inched up during the week ended January 10. However, the marginal accretion in reserves pushed it to touch a new record high.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
ISL: Mumbai beat Bengaluru to boost play-off hopes
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Mumbai City gave their top-four probability a massive boost with a 2-0 win over Bengaluru FC in an Indian Super League clash at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Friday.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Former India all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni passes away
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Former Test all-rounder Rameshchandra Gangaram 'Bapu' Nadkarni passed away here on Friday at the age of 86. Nadkarni, best known for bowling a record 21 consecutive maiden overs in a Test match, is survived by his wife and two daughters.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
TCS Q3 net profit flat at Rs 8,118 crore (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Global software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Friday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 8,118 crore for the third quarter of fiscal 2019-20, registering a mere 0.16 per cent annual growth from Rs 8,105 crore net profit clocked in the same quarter of last year.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
ED raids ex-BMC official, recovers papers of Dubai property
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said that it raided the residence of former BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official in a FEMA violation case and recovered documents related to the purchase of a property in Dubai in an alleged illegal manner.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Goyal wlcomes 'all kinds of investments under ambit of law'
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) A day after belittling Amazon's billion dollar investment, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday clarified that government welcomes all kinds of investments into the country which are within the ambit of the law.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Politics,Technology
Actor Namit Das turns composer for Mira Nair's 'A Suitable Boy'
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Actor Namit Das has turned music composer for Mira Nairs upcoming series "A Suitable Boy". The show is an adaptation of Vikram Seth's much-feted novel of the same name.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Sensex, Nifty end flat; Vodafone ends 26% lower
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The Sensex and Nifty closed with minor gains on Friday after the SC dismissed the review petitions of telcos on its Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) verdict.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Maha panel seeks Rs 3 lakh-crore as farmers' bailout package
Nagpur (Maharashtra), Jan 17 (IANS) The Vasantrao Naik Sheti Swavalamban Mission (VNSSM) has demanded a whopping Rs 3 lakh-crore as a 'Special National Agrarian Bailout Package' to end the farmers' distress in the country, a top official said.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ameesha Patel learning Ghaziabadi dialect for new role
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Actress Ameesha Patel is picking up Ghaziabadi accent these days, for her role in the upcoming film "Tauba Tera Jalwa".
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Daily soap "Vidya" completes 100 episodes
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The popular daily soap "Vidya" has completed 100 episodes and the actors are grateful to the audience for their love and support.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maha police launch massive manhunt as 'Dr. Bomb' jumps parole
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad and the Mumbai Police are on a frantic trail to track down a dreaded terrorist (Dr.) Jalees Ansari, who jumped parole, official sources said here.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National