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  • Demonetisation: BJP MP says deaths in bank queues collateral damage

    Mumbai: Mumbai North BJP MP Gopal Shetty on Wednesday faced flak from opposition, mainly Congress and Nationalist Congress Party, after his comment on deaths of people in bank queues – “kuchh pane ke liye, kuchh khona padta hai.” (There is no gain without any pain).

  • Demonetisation effect: Metro-I goes cashless to keep operations on track

    Mumbai: To deal with the shortage of cash, especially currency notes of lower denominations like Rs 50, Rs 100 and lower, Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL) is exploring other methods to lure commuters to stay away from monetary transactions.

  • Bombay HC refuses to hear plea against demonetisation

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday refused to hear a petition seeking stay on the demonetisation policy of the Union government. The court held that the Supreme Court has already refused to stay the policy, so it cannot entertain any petition in this regard.

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    Mumbai: BMC spends Rs 2.77 crore to keep BKC clean, yet to be paid

    Mumbai: Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has run up a bill of Rs. 2.77 Crore for sweeping streets under jurisdiction of State body “Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority” (MMRDA). RTI Activist Anil Galgali has appealed to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Who heads the cash-rich MMRDA, to clear these dues along with interest. RTI activist Anil Galgali filed a RTI pleae enquiring into details of cleaning of BKC. The solid waste management department

  • Lalit gate: Court allows ED to request Lalit Modi’s extradition from UK

    Mumbai: A special court on Wednesday cleared the decks for extraditing Indian Premiere League (IPL) founder Lalit Modi, accused in the Rs 425 crore money laundering case. The special court designated to hear the case under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), permitted the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to issue a Letter of Request (LR) to the United Kingdom (UK) government for execution of the non-bailable warrant issued against him on August 6, 2015.

  • Bhopal: Orane institute opens first centre in city

    BHOPAL: Education in the field of beauty has taken the world by storm. Adhering to the fact that beauty professional are cherishing promising career in the industry worldwide and there is an increasing demand of skilled beauty professional, many young and aspiring students are looking beyond their education in hospitality, aviation and many other streams, to make a shining career in the field of beauty. Orane institute of Beauty and Wellness opened its first

  • ‘Post-truth’ named Oxford dictionary’s Word of the Year

    London: With political upheavals like the election of Donald Trump to the US presidency and Brexit, Oxford Dictionaries has declared “post-truth” to be its International Word of the Year, citing a 2,000 per cent spike in its usage, reports PTI.

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    Sushma Swaraj suffers kidney failure, needs a donor

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, undergoing treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for kidney failure, might have to wait for at least 15-30 days before she finds a matching kidney donor, sources at AIIMS said.

  • Windies down Sri Lanka

    Harare : Superb bowling allowed the West Indies to overcome the absence of several key players as they beat Sri Lanka by 62 runs in the second one-day international in Harare on Wednesday.

  • Aussies have lost fear factor: Lara

    Sydney : Australia’s cricketers have lost their “fear factor” and could be heading towards a West Indies-style decline, batting great Brian Lara has warned.

  • OZ chief selector resigns

    Sydney : Australia’s chairman of selectors Rod Marsh on Wednesday quit with immediate effect after a run of five heavy Test defeats left the team in crisis, saying it was time for “some fresh thinking”.

  • Pakistan flaunts military might near Indian border as Nawaz Sharif rants

    Islamabad: Pakistan will give a “befitting response” to any “ambitious and reckless move” by its enemies, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday warned as he witnessed a military exercise in a strategically located area in Punjab province, bordering India.

  • End of an era: Dennis quits as McLaren chief

    London : Ron Dennis confirmed on Tuesday he has quit as boss of Formula One outfit McLaren after 35 years following pressure from shareholders.

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    Saina Loses : Sindhu, Prannoy, Jayaram advance

    Fuzhou : Olympic medallist P.V. Sindhu won her opening match while Saina Nehwal crashed out in the first round of the women’s singles category at the China Open badminton tournament at the Haixia Olympic Sport Center here on Wednesday.

  • Bhopal: Water supply to be hit in many parts of city today

    BHOPAL: The water supply will be affected in various areas across the city on Thursday, following repairing work in leakage in main gravity pipeline of Narmada water supply project. The affected areas include Jehangirabad Colony, Badwali Masjid, Kumhar Mohalla, Afzalpura, Mominpura, Navin Nagar, Chandbarh, Ekta Nagar, Abhiruchi Parisar, Padamnabhan Nagar, Ashok Vihar, Ashoka Garden, Surendra Palace, Narayan Nagar, RRL, Barkatullah University, Century Apartment, Saket Nagar, Arvind Vihar, Baghmughalia, Laharpura, Shakti Nagar, Alkapuri,

  • ATK meet NorthEast

    Kolkata : Atletico de Kolkata and NorthEast United FC will be forced to take a few risks as they fight for a place in the semi-finals of Hero Indian Super League.

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