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  • Daily Horoscope for Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Aries:- Avoid junk food today. Be cautious while on wheels. Unexpected gains are likely. You may feel slightly vulnerable with relatives and friends today.

  • OMG! Has the budget of Kangana Ranaut’s next film, ‘Manikarnika’, been reduced because of ‘Simran’?

    Often when a film doesn’t do well at the box office we see it impacting the other films which are in the pipeline starring the same actors. It’s happening now in Kangana Ranaut’s case too. She had acted in Hansal Mehta’s Simran in the lead role and the film has failed to live up to expectations. There is already buzz that, her next film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, where she again

  • Mumbai Rains: Heavy showers hit airport operations, many flights affected

    Mumbai: Flight operations at the Mumbai airport remain affected for the second day today following heavy rains that continue to lash the metropolis. The skidding of a SpiceJet aircraft on the main runway(09/27) last night compounded the problem further as it forced the private airport operator to shift operations to the secondary runway, which can carry out limited operations.

  • Sushmita Sen appears before the court in relation to the car import case

    Couple of months ago we had reported that the special court in Chennai stayed the warrant issued against Sushmita Sen in relation to the car import case where the actress was accused to be involved in the misuse of the foreign trade policy. And now, reportedly, the actress was spotted right outside the Chennai court after it summoned the actress in relation to the same.

  • Sharadiya Navratri: Ujjain city dwellers get ready to worship Goddess Durga

    Ujjain: The 9-day festival of ‘Sharadiy Navratri’ dedicated to Goddess Durga will begin this Thursday, and city dwellers have geared themselves up to welcome the Goddess with great fervour and pomp. Artisans in different parts of the city are busy giving final touches to idols of the Goddess, while youngsters are in waiting in anticipation for the much awaited ‘garba’ events to be organised throughout the city.

  • Maharashtra turns to Malaysian scheme to reduce infant deaths

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra cabinet has approved the planning department’s proposal to adopt Malaysian government Performance, Management & Delivery Unit (PEMANDU) devised Big Fast Result (BFR) methodology for special performance in select areas of school education and sports, public health, water supply and sanitation departments.

  • Ujjain: Divisional commissioner issues deadline for pending projects

    Ujjain: Divisional commissioner MB Ojha called for the completion of development works undertaken during the year 2016-17 with immediate effect. These include those projects which have not been initiated yet and also those which are incomplete.

  • Ujjain: BJP OBC wing meet to discuss strategies

    Ujjain: A meeting of State level functionaries of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s OBC wing was inaugurated with traditional lamp lighting, before the portrait of Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay and Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee, on Tuesday. State president Bhagat Singh Kushwaha in his address said these meetings are regularly conducted, to discuss strategies to expand the reach of the wing by interacting with people of other backward classes.

  • Ujjain: City players reign supreme in malkhamb

    Ujjain: The 63rd state school games conducted by the Madhya Pradesh school education department will begin from September 18 to 22. Students competed in gymnastics and malkhamb at the games. Media coordinator, Amitoj Bhargava informed that on the second day of the games, boys in categories of 14, 17 and 19 years age group contended in the competitions of parallel bar, horizontal bar and table vault held at the grounds of Maharajwada

  • Mumbai Rains: Heavy rains lash city, disrupt rail, air traffic

    Mumbai: The heavy rains which lashed the city since Tuesday afternoon caused major delays in local train services on all three lines. The local train services on all three lines were running late by at least 20 minutes. On Tuesday, the local train services on the Harbour line were delayed as a tree fell on the overhead wire between Andheri and Vile Parle.

  • Indore: After brief relief, City temp soars

    Indore: After a brief relief from humidity, mercury once again went Northward in the city. The maximum temperature in the city was recorded on Tuesday at 33.4 degrees Celsius. The city witnessed intermittent rains and overcast conditions for last couple of days which helped the mercury reach below the normal level, which gave the much-needed respite to denizens from humid condition.

  • Congress didn’t keep promise of making me CM, says Narayan Rane

    Kudal: Maharashtra’s former chief minister Narayan Rane on Tuesday accused the Congress of reneging on the promise of making him the CM, a day after he ranted against the party over “injustice” done to him and his supporters. “I went to Congress because I was assured that I will be made chief minister in six months,” Rane, who joined the Congress in 2005 after being expelled from the Shiv Sena,

  • Mumbai: Metro security staff demand government postings, go on a strike

    Mumbai: At least 40 Maharashtra Security Force (MSF) staffers went on a strike and staged a demonstration at Ghatkopar metro station on Tuesday. The staffers were demanding to make them permanent government enployees as they were currently appointed as contract employees. The strike by the security staff did not affect the commuters and the services as it did not take place during the peak hours.

  • Indore: Symposium on Expressions of Spatial Characteristics in Urban Context by IIID

    Indore: Winner of various international awards for innovative architect, Ashwin Lovekar has said the space around us has been shrinking swiftly and it is important to re-use the available space suitably to improve the living standards. Lovekar was addressing one-day symposium organised by the Indore chapter Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID) on ‘Expressions of Spatial Characteristics in Urban Context’ on Monday.

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    Mumbai: Defeated aspirants lobby for MBMC seats

    Bhayandar: Hectic lobbying is on in the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), Shiv Sena and Congress to bag the five seats reserved in the Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) for nominated corporators.  Since the number of corporators each party can nominate depends on the number of seats won, the BJP with 61 corporators will be able to nominate three more members followed by the Sena and Congress with one each.

  • Mumbai: 18 people get HIV due to blood transmission

    Mumbai: Eighteen people contracted HIV because of transmission through blood and blood products in the metropolis in 2016-17, according to a report. The Mumbai District Aids Control Society, in its report, said during 2016-17, 18 people received the infection through transfusion of contaminated blood/blood products.

  • Mumbai: Big societies worry about medical waste

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has set an October 2 deadline for bulk generators who produce 100 kilograms (kg) and above of garbage to manage their own waste.

  • Indore: High VAT on petrol, diesel in state hits people, govt hard

    Indore: At a time when petrol and diesel are prices are touching Rs 80 and Rs 65 per liter respectively, high rate of VAT on fuels is burning pockets of vehicle-users and the government. Though, the tax (VAT) collected from fuel has been increasing constantly for the last three years, still the tax collected by the state government from petro-products is way behind other small states. Experts said that only Rs 8,802