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    4 cool events you should look forward to this week in Mumbai

    Mumbai never fails to charm us. The city always keeps us entertaining with some cool events every week. But still we are super-excited for this week. Why? Well, the week has all things nice and a complete package to suit everyone’s interest! Read on to know more.

  • Vijay, Pujara lead India’s fightback with tons

    Rajkot: Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara led India’s determined response to England’s mammoth first innings total of 537 as they struck dogged hundreds to guide the hosts to 319/4 on the third day of the first cricket Test here today.

  • 73-year-old dies in queue in Mumbai, big rush at ATMs

    Mumbai: A 73-year-old man collapsed and died in a queue before a bank as cash-strapped people in the country’s financial capital and suburbs rushed to the ATM counters today to withdraw some money to meet their daily expenses.

  • As people rush to exchange notes, Postal dept promotes schemes

    Mumbai: With people thronging not only the banks but also the post offices, which otherwise wear a deserted look, to exchange the demonetised currency notes, the Postal Department has seized the opportunity to promote its savings and investment schemes.

  • Currency notes found floating in Ganga river in UP

    Lucknow: A day after sacks full of shredded Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes were found burning in Bareilly, hundreds of similar notes were found floating in the Ganga river in Mirzapur on Friday.

  • Rahul Gandhi stands in queue to get banned currency exchanged

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday took people by surprise when he arrived at an SBI bank on Parliament Street here and stood in a queue to get the demonetized currency notes exchanged.

  • India, Japan sign landmark civil nuclear agreement

    Tokyo: India and Japan on Friday signed the landmark civil nuclear agreement following the annual bilateral summit headed by Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe here.

  • Enough new notes available, please be patient, says RBI

    Mumbai: As millions queued up outside banks and at ATMs, which opened after two days today, RBI said enough is cash available for exchanging the scrapped Rs 500/1000 notes and asked people to be “patient”.

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    Smoking may cause artery explosion

    New York: Individuals who smoke may be nearly twice as likely to develop an abdominal aortic aneurysm — a deadly condition of the main artery of the body that often turns out to be a silent killer, researchers have warned.

  • It will take more time to get Chandu Chavan back: MoS Defence

    Mumbai: Continous efforts are being made for the safe return of 22-year-old Indian soldier Chandu Chavan from Pakistan but the process will take more time, according to Minister of State for Defence, Subhash Bhamre.

  • Trump Administration plans to revamp immigration system

    Washington: A Trump Administration will execute a 10-point plan to “restore the integrity” of the US immigration system, including building a wall along the border with Mexico, suspension of visas from certain countries and reforming the legal immigration system, the president-elect’s transition team said today.

  • Opposition’s criticism of demonetization has exposed them: Amit Shah

    New Delhi: The BJP on Friday criticised the opposition Congress, BSP, SP and AAP parties for opposing the Narendra Modi government’s decision to demonetize Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, saying that they have “exposed themselves” by doing so.

  • Ratan Tata is a disgrace to the Tata family: Subramanian Swamy

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and MP from Rajya Sabha Subramanian Swamy on Friday alleged that Ratan Tata is a corrupt person and termed him a disgrace for the Tata family.