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    Mumbai: BMC to hire private player to collect dry waste from societies

    Mumbai: Soon, Mumbaikars can expect private vans to collect dry waste from their doorstep. According to a report in Hindustan Times, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to award waste collection, processing and recycling contracts to private players.

  • WOW! Ranveer Singh to play Kapil Dev in Kabir Khan’s next

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh has been roped in to play the role of former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev in Kabir Khan’s next directorial feature. The film will chronicle India’s 1983 Cricket World Cup win under Dev’s captainship, when the Men in Blue defeated West Indies in the final to clinch their first-ever World Cup trophy.

  • BHU Protests: SHO, Circle Officer, Additional City Magistrate removed

    Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh): A Station House Officer (SHO) of Lanka area, Circle Officer (CO) of Bhelupur and one Additional City Magistrate (ACM) were removed after held prima facie responsible for imposing lathicharge at Varanasi’s Banaras Hindu University (BHU).

  • Triple-talaq

    Despite Supreme Court ban, Jodhpur woman gets talaq over phone

    Jodhpur (Rajasthan): Even after the Supreme Court’s ban on triple divorce, a case of divorce has been reported from Rajasthan’s Jodhpur where a man divorced his wife by uttering ‘talaq’ thrice on the phone.

  • Fire kills eight in illegal firecracker factory in Jharkhand

    Kumardubi (Jharkhand): Eight people died and 25 others were injured after a major fire broke out at an illegal firecracker factory in Jharkhand’s Kumardubi on Monday. Five fire tenders immediately reached at the spot to douse the fire and to rescue people. Police have also reached the spot and evacuated the nearby houses as a precautionary measure. More details are awaited.

  • Happy to bat anywhere, says Hardik Pandya

    Indore (Madhya Pradesh):  India all-rounder Hardik Pandya on Sunday said that he is happy to bat anywhere and sees it as an opportunity to do something nice for the team. “Happy to bat anywhere they want me to. Rather seeing it as challenge, I see it as opportunity to do something nice for team,” he said while addressing the media after winning the third ODI against Australia here.

  • System failure triggers delays at Sydney airport

    Sydney: Thousands of passengers faced delays on Monday following an air traffic control system failure at the Sydney airport, the media reported.  Dozens of flights were cancelled while many more were experiencing delays of more than two hours, reports the ABC News.

  • Independents win 21 of 35 Gurgaon civic body seats; BJP distant second

    Gurgaon: Independents won 21 of the 35 wards in the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) polls today while the ruling BJP had to remain content with just 13 seats. Significantly, 15 of the 35 candidates who emerged victorious on Sunday were women.

  • In Pics: Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and other Bollywood Celebs dazzle at Vogue Women of the Year awards

    New Delhi: Vogue India’s first edition of the glittering ‘Vogue Women of The Year’ night came to an end with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan winning the ‘Vogue Influencer of the Decade’ award. If ‘Paro’ makes it big, can her ‘Devdas’ be far behind? Shah Rukh Khan was also honoured with ‘Vogue Entertainer of the Decade Award’.

  • India vs Australia 3rd ODI, Indore: 6 stats you must know

    It was the same old story at Holkar stadium in Indore as India defeated Australia by five wickets to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five match one-day series. This was also India’s ninth consecutive limited overs victory and it propelled India to No 1 in the ICC ODI rankings. The match, which promised so much played to the script as Australia after winning the toss started well, but then

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    Mumbai: 16-year-old girl allegedly commits suicide

    Mumbai: Upset after being scolded by parents, a 16-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide in suburban Powai, police said on Sunday. The girl, a class 10 student, ended her life by jumping into the Powai lake on Saturday, police said. The body was fished out by police and taken to a hospital where doctors declared her brought dead, a senior official attached to the Powai police station said. The girl was upset after

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    Daily Horoscope for Monday, September 25, 2017

    Aries:- You will be able to come out from complicated situation at your work place. New projects and deals are possible in business and politics. Sports person will get honour.

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    Shocking to see Pakistan resort to such ‘blatant lies’: Ram Madhav

    New Delhi: Slamming Pakistan for presenting pictures of Palestinian victims and trying to pass them off as ‘evidence’ of atrocities on Kashmiris, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Ram Madhav on Monday said that it is shocking to see Pakistan resort to such “blatant lies.”

  • US President Donald Trump announces new travel restrictions, includes North Korea

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has announced new travel restrictions for eight countries including North Korea, replacing the previous ban on six Muslim-majority countries, citing threats to national security posed by letting their citizens into Washington. Starting next month, most citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad, Venezuela and North Korea will be banned from entering the US, Trump said in a proclamation released on Sunday night.

  • Donald Trump again lambasts NFL players who insult US flag

    Washington: US President Donald Trump on Sunday once again lambasted US professional football players who insult or disrespect the flag and the national anthem as a sign of protest, stating that they should be fired or suspended.