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  • 12 killed as Typhoon Hato hits Macau

    Beijing: At least 12 people were killed as typhoon Hato, the strongest this year, lashed southern China, the media reported.  Eight people were killed Macau on Wednesday, reports CNN.

  • Malvika Raaj to make big Bollywood debut with Emraan’s ‘Captain Nawab’

    Mumbai: Malvika Raaj, best remembered as the girl who played the younger version of Kareena Kapoor’s character in “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…”, is set to make her big Bollywood debut with Emraan Hashmi-starrer “Captain Nawab”. The actress has been cast in the lead opposite Emraan in the war drama, which is inspired by true events. Emraan will essay an army man for the very first time.

  • Shah Rukh Khan’s Dubai Villa: I-T tribunal reveals shocking details

    Mumbai: King Khan Shah Rukh Khan’s Dubai Villa has always been a dream home for many people. However, on Wednesday, income-tax appellate tribunal (ITAT) has revealed some shocking details about SRK’s Dubai Villa. The Officials of ITAT said that Shah Rukh Khan‘s Dubai villa cannot be taxed and its value cannot be treated as the actor’s taxable income.

  • KBC Season 9: Amitabh Bachchan reveals some interesting details about the show

    Kaun Banega Crorepati’s 9th season is all set to hit the small screen soon. Shahenshah Amitabh Bachchan will again be seen hosting this latest season. On Wednesday, the makers and officials of Sony TV launched the show on a grand scale. Host Amitabh Bachchan was also present.

  • Supreme Court upholds right to privacy, terms it fundamental right

    New Delhi: In a landmark decision that will affect the lives of all Indians, the Supreme Court today unanimously declared that right to privacy was a Fundamental right under the Constitution. A nine-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar ruled that “right to privacy is an intrinsic part of Right to Life and Personal Liberty under Article 21 and entire Part III of the Constitution”.

  • Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Modak with a twist

    It’s Ganesh Chaturthi and sweet shops in the city are flooded with sweets and savouries, especially ‘Modaks’ – the favourite food of the elephant god. Lord Ganesha and modak are synonymous. We love modaks all year around but they are the need of the hour for all the 11 days and cannot be avoided how much we try. With due respect to the traditional steamed and fried modaks, if you had enough

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    Your daily horoscope- 24 August by Nilikash P. Pradhan

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  • Mumbai: Soon, all ultrasound machines to become GPS-enabled

    Mumbai: In a bid to curb the menace of illegal sex determination, devices like an active tracker or silent observers would be installed in sonography machines in all private, government and civic-run hospitals. The chairperson of women’s commission said that the tracker installed will enable the health department to ascertain when and which machine was misused for detection of sex. According to the state health department, the government likely to

  • Aadhaar case: Supreme Court judgment on right to privacy today

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Thursday whether right to privacy is a fundamental right – that would have a bearing on the challenge to the validity of the Aadhaar scheme on the grounds of its being violative of the right to privacy.

  • Ujjain: Mahakaleshwar temple releases figures of earnings

    Ujjain: Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee (MTMC) released figures of amount earned during 43 days in months of Shravan and Bhadwa. From July 10 to August 21, MTMC registered earnings of Rs 6, 27, 70, 735. In 29 days of Shravan, from July 10 to August 7, it earned Rs 4, 54, 44, 924 and in 14 days of Bhadwa, from August 8 up to last sawari, amount earned stood at Rs 1,

  • Ujjain: Collector lashes out at revenue inspectors over inefficiency

    Ujjain: Collector Sanket Bhondve convened a meeting of revenue officials on Wednesday at the office of the Simhastha fair authority.
    The collector expressed his anger that revenue inspectors were not discharging their duties as per instructions. He instructed all SDMs and tehsildars to keep a strict watch on all revenue inspectors, so that they work effectively. They would be suspended if found incompetent and ineffective, he said.

  • Mumbai: Government works to promote organ donation in state

    Mumbai: In a bid to create more awareness related to organ donation, the state government has decided to launch a two-day campaign on organ donation which will be held on August 29 and August 30. The officials said that people are aware of organ donation but more awareness is needed so that each and every person pledges to donate organs. As per the report of ZTCC, more than 1,000 people

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    No need of guidelines for Gaurakshaks: Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: Observing that the Maharashtra Police has undertaken ‘apt’ steps to ensure that no unpleasant circumstances are created by cow vigilantes (Gaurakshaks) during the upcoming Bakri-Eid festival, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday refused to issue any directions to prohibit them.

  • Ujjain: Snake attacks student in VU premises

    Ujjain: A 3 feet long black coloured snake attacked a student in the premises of the school of studies in philosophy, Vikram University on Wednesday.

  • MBMC polls: Over 50% candidates forfeit deposit

    Bhayandar: As the hustle and bustle of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) polls came to an end, the Election Commission (EC) would be laughing its way to the treasury by adding more than Rs 11 lakh to its kitty.  The Reason: More than 56% (285 candidates) people who contested the polls have lost their deposit, as they could not manage to secure 1/8th of the total number of votes cast in