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    Mumbai Rains: Relief for Mumbaikars as heavy showers stay away despite forecast

    Mumbai, after receiving heavy rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday, finally got some respite from rains on Thursday. But the worst is not over yet. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) which had earlier forecast thundershowers on Sunday, are now expecting the same on Tuesday and Wednesday next week (September 26 and 27).

  • Mumbai: Fake Lata Mangeshkar aide scams and dupes people into donating lakhs of rupees

    Mumbai: In a classic case of using famous celebrity’s name to scam and dupe people, the Gamdevi police are looking for a woman who has fooled many people by collecting donations in legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar’s name. The said woman has been identified as Revati Khare, a resident of Kamal Raghunath Bhuvan in Nallasopora.

  • Hurricane Maria kills over 15 in Dominica Island

    Roseau: More than 15 people were killed and 20 others reported missing after Hurricane Maria battered the Caribbean island of Dominica with winds of 260 kph. “So far, we would have buried in excess of 15 people,” Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit announced on Thursday night.

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    India dethrone South Africa to attain top spot in ODIs

    Kolkata: India have dethroned South Africa at the top of the ICC ODI Rankings after registering their ninth consecutive win in the 50 over format in Kolkata on Thursday.

  • Sexual touch can trigger early puberty, says study

    Washington D.C.: A recent study has found that girls hit puberty earlier and suffer significant changes in their brains, if they have been touched intimately. Researchers at the Bernstein Center, and Humboldt University, Berlin, led by Constanze Lenschow and Michael Brecht, reported that sexual touch might have a bigger influence on puberty than previously thought.

  • No Taliban safe havens in Pakistan: Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at UNGA

    Washington: Pakistan today said that it cannot be a “scapegoat” in Afghanistan war and will not endorse any “failed strategy” that will prolong suffering of the people in the region, a month after US President Donald Trump warned Islamabad against providing safe havens to terrorists.

  • Rahul Gandhi condemns killing of Tripura journalist

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday condemned the killing of Tripura journalist Santanu Bhowmick in protests, terming it “worrisome for our democracy”.  “Appalled at the gruesome murder of TV journalist Shantanu Bhowmik. Repeated attacks on media are worrisome for our democracy,” said Gandhi on Twitter.  Bhowmick was hacked to death on Wednesday while covering clashes that broke out between the Communist Party of India-Marxist’s Tribal wing Tripura Rajya Upajati

  • Pakistan is now ‘terroristan’: India tell United Nations

    New York: Pakistan has now become ‘terroristan’, India told the United Nations in response to its Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s emphasis that Islamabad was not prepared to be anyone’s scapegoat.

  • Nepal CIB denies sighting of Honeypreet Insan in country

    Kathmandu : Nepal’s Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) has denied reports of Honeypreet Insan, adopted daughter of convicted Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, being in their country.

  • BRICS nations at United Nations reaffirm commitment in fighting terrorism

    United Nations: The BRICS countries have strongly condemned terrorism in all forms and its manifestation and called for a comprehensive reform of theUnited Nations to allow India and the fellow members of the five-nation bloc to play an important role in the world body. Foreign ministers of BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa yesterday met on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly Sessions in NewYork.

  • Mumbai: Iqbal Kaskar shares brother Dawood Ibrahim’s Karachi addresses with cops

    Mumbai: Iqbal Kaskar, the brother of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim, on Thursday revealed to Thane police four of his brother’s Karachi addresses. Speaking to the Free Press Journal, Thane Police Commissioner, Parambir Singh said, “During interrogation, Iqbal Kaskar revealed four addresses of Dawood Ibrahim. He has given us the addresses of four locations in Karachi at Pakistan.”

  • Rajkummar Rao resumed shooting for Newton after his mother’s last rites

    Last year, Rajkummar Rao’s mother passed away while he was shooting for Newton. It was reported that she had been unwell for a long time. Rajkummar had been shooting in the jungles of Chhattisgarh bereft of network reception for weeks. Therefore, the news of his mother’s demise reached him hours later.

  • KBC 9: Amitabh Bachchan welcomes popular singer Usha Uthup on Kaun Banega Crorepati

    The new season of Kaun Banega Crorepati continues to retain its star studded element as celebrities often make an appearance during one of the episodes of the quiz show frequently. While it is not money that they often aim for, they generally use the money won during the game to support the causes they believe in.