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  • Mumbai: Molt, the youngest penguin in Byculla Zoo, celebrates 2nd birthday

    A specially designed bright red T-shirt, a fish-n-ice cake and a birthday song ringed in the second year of Molt, the most adored penguin at the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale (VJB) zoo in Byculla. Sanjay Tripati, director of the zoo, said, “The keepers and the veterinarians have named him Mr Molt because he has chosen the oldest female penguin named Flipper as his mate.

  • Jab Harry Met Sejal gets ‘UA’ with no cuts; so what happened to the intercourse?

    After all the hue and cry over the trailers where ‘Sejal’ Anushka Sharma was seen haggling over the terms and conditions of ‘intercourse’ with ‘Harry’ Shah Rukh Khan, the film Jab Harry Met Sejal directed by Imtiaz Ali, finally went through the Censor Board on Thursday afternoon. To everyone’s surprise the film has come out unscathed.

  • CPEC represents colonization of Pakistan for enrichment of China, says expert

    London: A senior teaching fellow and a PhD candidate at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) has said that the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) represents the colonization of Pakistan for the enrichment of China.

  • Hot Monalisa shares her holiday pictures on Instagram

    After getting married to long time beau-actor Vikrant Singh Rajput, sexy Bhojpuri actress Monalisa aka Antara Biswas is enjoying holidays at Malaysia with her hubby. Since then, the actress has been sharing many pictures on her Instagram account.

  • Delayed results: Mumbai University provides letter to students aiming for higher studies

    Mumbai: Lakhs of students opting for higher studies out of Mumbai or India can avail of a letter stating the delayed result from the Mumbai University (MU). This letter will inform the concerned institutions to consider the admissions of students as the results are delayed. But unfortunately this letter is not proving of much help to students.

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    Mumbai: BMC holds waste compost exhibition

    Mumbai: The Solid Waste Management (SWM) department of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has conducted a three day exhibition on waste composting in Andheri municipal office from June 21-23. Nearly 45 Indian companies have participated showcasing varied technologies regarding how to convert waste into compost within few hours.

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    Smriti Irani hits back at Rahul Gandhi for taking dig at Centre

    New Delhi: A day after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi slammed the Centre by digging out issues including the Rohith Vemula suicide case, Dadri lynching case and demonetisation drive, Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday mocked the former for ‘all that he does.’

  • Mumbai receives 60% excess rainfall

    MUMBAI: The Indian Meteorological Department has recorded 60 percent excess rainfall during this week as compared to the previous week. The weather department has attributed this to the active weather system which was prevailing until July 21.

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    Man arrested with gold bars worth Rs 35 lakh at Mumbai airport

    Mumbai: The officers of Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) have arrested one gold smuggler from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), Mumbai on Friday and recovered gold bars worth Rs. 34.37 lakh from his possession. The 41-year-old smuggler Mohammedali Kekepuram Mohammed was initially held on suspicion at CSIA after he arrived from Dubai by Emirates airlines flight number EK-508. Mohammed holds Indian passport and is the resident of Kasargod district of Kerala.

  • 1,180 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

    Jammu: A fresh batch of over 1,100 pilgrims left here on Saturday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, an official said. “Another batch of 1,180 pilgrims left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas at 3.40 a.m. in an escorted convoy of 43 vehicles for the Kashmir Valley,” he said. There were 787 males, 243 females and 150 sadhus (holy men) in the convoy.

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    Mumbai: From court to courting citizens, largest Metro project is on track

    Mumbai: Dispelling the controversy of tree cutting, Ashwini Bhide, the Managing Director of Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd emphasised on the magnitude of the MetroIII project, which is the first of its kind in Mumbai city. Bhide spoke to selective media for clearing the air regarding the project and it being on target despite the litigation for cutting the trees.

  • Mumbai: MHADA directed to submit BDD chawl development report

    Mumbai: In order to start the redevelopment of Sewri Bombay Development Directorate (BDD) chawls, Housing Minister for State, Ravindra Waikar has directed officials of the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) to submit a feasibility report on the project immediately. A private agency has been roped in to prepare the feasibility report which will be submitted to the central government directly.

  • Mumbai: Sadabhau Khot hints at quitting SSS, may launch new party

    Mumbai: Swabhimani Shetakri Sanghatana (SSS) leader and minister of state for agriculture Sadabhau Khot has given indication to quit the party. He would be on a statewide tour after monsoon session to meet party workers and take decision whether to launch new party.

  • Mumbai: Difficult to survive in state Congress, rues MLC Anant Gadgil

    Mumbai: All is not going well within the State Congress now. A cold war has been erupted between senior Congress party’s member of state legislative Council (MLC) Anant Gadgil and the general secretary of the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Party (MPCC) Sachin Sawant over the right to address press conference when Gadgil wrote letter to party legislators, Member of Parliament and district president on Friday.