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    120cr Byculla Zoo revamp scrapped by BMC chief Ajoy Mehta

    With Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta scraping the tenders for revamping Byculla zoo, formally called Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan, it seems that the project is likely to delay by a year. The 120-crore project that involved creating better animal parks had tenders of firms with no real experience in the segment. The project will now attract fresh bids.

  • CBI questions Satyendra Jain’s wife in money laundering case

    New Delhi, A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team on Monday questioned Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain’s wife in connection with allegations of money laundering.  A CBI official said the team sought clarifications from her. The CBI in April launched a probe against Jain.

  • French President Emmanuel Macron’s MPs include maths genius, tech entrepreneur and genocide survivor

    President Emmanuel Macron’s year-old Republic on the Move party (LREM) won a huge parliamentary majority that boasts scores of lawmakers never before elected – unprecedented in France and central to his promise to clean up the country’s politics. Opponents had urged voters not to allow so much power to be concentrated in the hands of one party and warned Macron’s lawmakers would serve simply as an army of ‘godillots’, or yes men. Macron says

  • Two dead as suspected jihadists attack Mali tourist resort

    Bamako(Mali), Suspected jihadists crying “Allahu Akbar” stormed a tourist resort popular with sforeigners on the edge of the Malian capital Bamako, briefly seizing more than 30 hostages and leaving at least two people dead. The assault on the Kangaba Le Campement resort comes after a similar strike less than two years ago on a luxury hotel in Bamako, which lies in the south of the troubled country.

  • Dead baby found alive before burial

    New Delhi: A newborn, which was reportedly declared dead by medical authorities here, was later found to be alive just before burial.

  • ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ mini trail 2: Anushka shocks Shah Rukh with ‘sexual interaction’

    The makers of ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ are unveiling the film’s characters in quite an interesting way. While not much was revealed about Anushka Sharma’s character, Sejal, in the first trail, it gave us a glimpse of her Gujarati accent and her innocent vibe. Meanwhile, the makers have released it second trail, which makes us more familiar with Sejal’s traits.

  • Ayushmann Khurrana shares first look of film ‘Shoot The Piano Player’

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana has started shooting for his next film “Shoot The Piano Player”. On Sunday, the 32-years-old actor took to Twitter to share a photograph of himself from the film’s shoot. In the image, the actor can be seen playing the piano and a clapboard can be seen too.

  • Team India should have opposed playing against Pakistan, says Sena on Gambhir

    Mumbai: After veteran Indian opener Gautam Gambhir suggested Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq pack his bags and cross the border to go to Pakistan, the Shiv Sena on Monday said that the country would have appreciated more had the Indian Cricket Team opposed playing against them.

  • Champions Tophy 2017: Hope teams will now come and play in Pakistan, says Sarfaraz Ahmed

    London: “Not just today, not just tomorrow, this day will be remembered in Pakistan for years to come,” said a beaming Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed as he made a passionate plea to other nations to play international cricket in their country. No major cricketing nation has toured Pakistan since the terrorist attack on Sri Lanka team back in 2009.

  • Sena slams Amit Shah; says BJP may win polls but can it save Kashmir

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today stepped up its attack on the BJP and slammed its chief Amit Shah, saying that his party may win in case of snap polls in Maharashtra and also get its presidential nominee elected but wondered whether it would be able to save the day in Kashmir.

  • Champions Trophy 2017 final: This is how Twitterati reacted to Pandya-Jadeja mix up

    Even as Team India struggled in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday, all-rounder Hardik Pandya played a blinder of knock in the final. In a match, where Indian batsmen struggled to find any kind of momentum, Pandya batted aggressively and scored 76 runs off just 43 balls. However, a moment of miscommunication between him and Ravindra Jadeja resulted in an easy run out for Pakistan.

  • Wedding bells on the sets of Badho Bahu!

    Dipti Kalwani (Sunny Side Up), Teenna Swayyam AND Sushant Kumar’s (Hum Tum Telefilms) show Badho Bahu is getting a tremendous feedback from the audience. In the coming episodes, the audience will get to see a whole new story brewing between Vardaan (Shagun Pandey) and Pragya (Ashima Ahmed). Vardaan is all set to marry Lucky’s sister Pragya. Further in the story, Tejinder fools Pragya who runs away from her house to marry him.

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    PCB chief manhandled at India, Pakistan match

    London: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has said that he was manhandled, pushed and shoved by a small group of PTI supporters at The Oval post India, Pakistan match. “I was manhandled pushed and shoved by a small group of PTI supporters. Police pulled me to safety. Overwhelming love and affection though,” Sethi tweeted.

  • Ujjain: City boy feted for performance in IIT

    Ujjain: Young talent of the city in technology and engineering field, Anupreet Porwal received accolades for his exceptional academic performance at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur from where he graduated recently. In 50th convocation ceremony, Anupreet received three gold medals along with four awards for his academic achievements.

  • Earthquake of magnitude 4.4 hits Manipur

    Imphal: An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 hit Manipur’s Imphal at around 4:05 a.m. today morning. As per the reports, no damage to property and loss of lives have been reported so far. This is the third earthquake in the north eastern state in one month.

  • Ujjain: Sewadham organises third matrimony meet ‘milap’ for unprivileged

    Ujjain: Sewadham Ashram organised third ‘rashtriya milap’ matrimony meet especially for economically backward women, widows and differently abled. Over 169 participants, including 19 divyangs from across the country, participated in the event in search of potential life partner.

  • Ujjain: Farmers’ stir- Rioters on run to escape police dragnet

    Ujjain: Rioters wreaked havoc, damaged public property and torched several vehicles during farmers’ agitation. They also spilled milk and damaged vehicles of innocent farmers during the 10-day long agitation.

  • Windies name unchanged squad for India ODIs

    Barbados: West Indies have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the first two ODIs of the five-match series against India, beginning June 23 in Port of Spain.