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  • Navi Mumbai: 22-year-old ends life by jumping into Vashi creek

    In an unfortunate incident, a 22-year-old girl took the extreme step of ending her life by jumping into the Vashi creek on Saturday night. The girl has been identified as Sheron Francis. The Vashi police, along with the fire brigade and local fishermen are trying to find the body of the deceased.

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    Supreme Court refuses to make yoga compulsory in schools

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said yoga cannot be imposed on anyone.  A bench headed by Justice Madan B. Lokur said it can’t decide what is to be taught in schools and that the government can take a decision on the issue.

  • Second poster of ‘Velaikkaran’ released

    Chennai: The second poster of Sivakarthikeyan starrer Tamil action drama “Velaikkaran” was released on Tuesday on the occasion of actor Fahadh Faasil’s birthday.

  • OMG! Richa Chadha down with swine flu; to attend Fukrey Returns’ trailer launch wearing a mask

    Looks like Bollywood has been significantly hit by the swine flu bug. After superstar Aamir Khan and wife Kiran Rao, its Richa Chadha now who has fallen prey to the H1N1 virus. Richa Chadha revealed that she fell sick immediately after she was back from her trip to USA. It was last week that she was diagnosed positive for H1N1. She was on bed rest since but she revealed that she is

  • Gujarat Rajya Sabha Polls: Vaghela, 5 supporters vote against Ahmed Patel

    Gandhinagar: Rebel Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Tuesday asserted that he had not voted for the official party nominee Ahmed Patel in the crucial Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls being held here. Five of his supporters too, stated they voted for the BJP candidate.

  • Good News! Karan Johar and Kajol are friends again!

    Mumbai: Many people had lost hopes of once best buddies Karan Johar and Kajol reconciling with each other. But, it seems like their fans’ hopes are coming to be true.

  • Sheena Bora murder: Court asks for Shyamvar Rai’s police statement

    Mumbai: A special CBI court in Mumbai which is hearing the Sheena Bora murder case today directed the central agency and the Mumbai Police to produce original statement of accused-turned-approver Shyamvar Rai, former driver of the prime accused Indrani Mukerjea.

  • Chandigarh stalking case: Police retrieve CCTV footage

    Chandigarh: Chandigarh Police has retrieved footage of five CCTV cameras on the route on which a 29-year-old woman was allegedly chased by two men including son of a Haryana BJP leader last week.

  • Rupee gains 5 paise against US dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee firmed up 5 paise to 63.75Mumbai, Aug 8 (PTI) The rupee firmed up 5 paise to 63.75against the US dollar in early trade today on fresh selling ofthe American currency by exporters and banks amid a higheropening in the domestic equity market. Besides, weakness in the dollar against some othercurrencies overseas and a higher opening in the domesticequity market supported the rupee, forex dealers said.

  • Over 200 children killed in Yemen war in 2017: UNICEF

    Sanaa: A top United Nations official in Yemen said on Monday that a total of 201 children have been killed in the Yemeni ongoing civil war since the beginning of 2017. “In 2017, 201 children have been killed in Yemen: 152 boys and 49 girls,” UNICEF resident representative in Yemen Meritxell Relano said in her twitter account on Monday, Xinhua reported. Relano’s remarks came three days after an airstrike by a Saudi-led

  • Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 jolts Manipur

    New Delhi: An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale jolted Manipur on Tuesday morning at around 6 am. The epicentre of the earthquake was Manipur’s Churachandpur district and was located 35 km below the surface of earth. No losses of lives and properties have yet been reported.

  • Nine Indian fishermen apprehended by Sri Lankan Navy

    Pudukkottai (Tamil Nadu):  Nine Indian fishermen were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy along with two boats from the Palk Strait area. The fishermen belong to Pudukkottai and Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu.

  • Mumbai: Samples of woman’s skeleton sent to Kalina for chemical analysis

    Mumbai: Mumbai police have sent the samples of skeleton to Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) in Kalina for chemical analysis test to ascertain the exact cause and time of death of 63-year-old woman Asha Sahni, whose body was found by her NRI son in her Oshiwara apartment in a high-profile society of Lokhandwala complex in Andheri on Sunday afternoon.