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President hails Red Cross for ‘invaluable’ work

Prez meets officer Trainees of the Indian Economic Service of 2014 (II) Batch     New Delhi : President Pranab Mukherjee today complimented the Red Cross for its “invaluable” work during disasters and in crisis management especially when so-called ‘man-made disasters’ are the [...]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Nation | Read More »

Sensex zooms 440 pts, Nifty hits 16-mth high on global cues

BSE     Mumbai : In line with strong global markets, the BSE benchmark Sensex rallied over 440 points to close at an over 13-month high of 28,343.01 and the broader [...]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Business,Highlights | Read More »

Reports about ‘Padmavati’ cast false: Bhansali’s rep

Deepika Padukone at shootingMumbai : Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s spokesperson has quashed reports surrounding the remuneration of “Padmavati” lead stars, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh. There have been reports that Deepika is getting [...]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Maharashtra to scrap 94 tenders in 14 irrigation projects

Maharashtra     Mumbai : Maharashtra government today decided to scrap 94 tenders in 14 irrigation projects which are under the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) scanner. A decision to this effect was [...]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Mumbai | Read More »

Two youth electrocuted

electrocutedThane : Two youth were killed after they were electrocuted while they were carrying a Ganesh idol from neighbouring Mumbai to Ulhasnagar here, police said today. The boys were a [...]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Thane | Read More »

Onion growers in Maharashtra to get Rs 100 per quintal

onion     Mumbai : In a relief to onion growers in Maharashtra after prices of the crop fell to a record low, the state government today decided to provide grant [...]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Mumbai,Topnews | Read More »

Irrfan Khan in “Life In A Metro” sequel ?

Irrfan KhanMumbai : Actor Irrfan Khan is likely to be part of the sequel to 2007 hit “Life In A Metro”. Anurag Basu directed “Life in a Metro,” narrated the story [...]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

US flight makes emergency landing after man tries to open door

AirplaneSan Francisco : In a bizarre incident, an Alaska Airlines flight from New York to Seattle was forced to make an emergency landing after an unruly passenger tried to open [...]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

Telangana Legislature ratifies GST Bill

GST     Hyderabad : The Telangana Legislature today unanimously ratified the Goods and Services Tax Constitutional Amendment Bill, becoming 12th state to have approved the legislation that will pave the [...]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation | Read More »

FC Pune City get Argentine flavour in Gustavo Oberman

football      Pune : Indian Super League club FC Pune City made an Argentine signing with Gustavo Oberman for the 2016 edition of the league. The South American midfielder who [...]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »