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  • L&T’s construction arm bags orders worth Rs 3,572 cr

    New Delhi: Larsen & Toubro (L&T) today said its construction arm has won orders worth Rs 3,572 crore across business segments. “The construction arm of L&T has won orders worth Rs 3,572 crore across various business segments,” the engineering and construction major said in a BSE filing. L&T said transportation and infrastructure business has bagged order an worth Rs 1,358 crore from Bangalore International Airport Ltd.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi to flag-off Hyderabad Metro Rail tomorrow

    Hyderabad: The much-awaited Hyderabad Metro Rail will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow and start commercial operations from November 29. The 30-km-long first phase of the metro rail project between Miyapur and Nagole, having 24 stations, would be launched by the prime minister at 2.15 pm tomorrow at Miyapur station.

  • Sensex drops 107 points as S&P keeps sovereign rating unchanged

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex fell by 107 points in early trade today, cutting short its seven-day winning streak as investors reduced their bets after Standard & Poor’s kept India’s sovereign rating unchanged.

  • Gujarat polls: BJP releases sixth list of 34 candidates

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released its sixth list of 34 candidates for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections. Out of 34 candidates, 12 are from the Patidar community. The nominated candidates were Laljibhai Prajapati from Palanpur, Shashikantbhai Pandya from Deesa, Ashokbhai Patel from North Gandhinagar, Lavingji Thakor from Radhanpur, Jainarayanbhai Vyas from Siddhpur and others.

  • Mumbai Crime: 21-year old commits suicide, mother suspects foul play

    Mumbai: Pushpa Jagtap, mother of the 21-year-old youngster who committed suicide on August 23, has filed a writ petition in the Bombay High Court alleging harassment by the officials of Titwala police station which led to his son killing himself at their home.

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    Mumbai AC locals: Railway staff to guide commuters over automatic doors

    While Mumbaikars wait for city’s first AC local train, the Western Railway on the other hand is concerned about the safety of its passengers. The AC local will be having automatic doors which commuters are not used to handling. So, the WR, for assistance of the commuters will deploy staff to help commuters get used to these automatic doors.

  • PM Modi to address several rallies in Gujarat today

    Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Monday continue his Gujarat campaign with a rally in Bhuj. This will be followed by several public meetings in Kutch, Jasdan, Dhari and Kamrej. Prime Minister Modi is expected to attend at least 20 public meetings and rallies in the next 15 days ahead of the assembly polls to be held on December 9 and 14.

  • Stage set for Global Entrepreneurship Summit, all eyes on Ivanka Trump

    Hyderabad: The stage is set for the eighth Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), beginning in this tech hub on Tuesday with focus on women entrepreneurs and all eyes on US President Donald Trump’s daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump.

  • BJP demands CBI probe into murder of Tripura journalists

    Agartala: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson Sambit Patra demanded CBI probe in the murder of two journalists, Santanu Bhowmik and Sudip Dutta Bhowmik in Tripura. Patra, who arrived here on Saturday, is on a two-day visit to the state, where he will interact with party workers and locals to learn about the present law and order situation in the state.

  • Mumbai: MMRDA plans to integrate all Mumbai Metro lines for seamless commute

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is planning to ease the commuting experience by Metro for Mumbaikars by integrating the all the lines in the future. An official said that the Andheri-Ghatkopar metro line would be linked with five other metro lines through various means like foot overbridges (FOBs), skywalks, ramps and escalators.

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    Daily Horoscope for Monday, November 27, 2017

    Want to know what’s in store today for you? Read our Daily Horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan, and find out what your Sun Sign says about the day that will be.

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    Two arrested for harassing girls during ISL in Chennai

    Chennai: Chennai Police arrested two men, after a video went viral that showed the accused harassing and mocking a few girls during an ISL match between Chennaiyin FC and NorthEast United FC at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, here.

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    ‘Prem Kahani’ a long-forgotten movie provides crucial tips to restore Opera House

    Mumbai: ‘Prem Kahani’ may be long forgotten, even by ardent Rajesh Khanna and Shashi Kapoor fans, but it was the film that provided crucial tips on how to restore the century-old Royal Bombay Opera House. The climax scene in the 1975 film, little known despite its stars being reigning icons of the time, gave restorers a glimpse into the magnificence of Mumbai’s opera house, which reopened last year after seven years of painstaking

  • Veteran US Congressman John Conyers gives up post amid inquiry

    Washington: Longest-serving member of the US Congress John Conyers has said he is stepping aside as top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee while sexual harassment allegations are investigated. Denying the accusations again, Conyers said on Sunday he was stepping down “to clear his name”, the BBC reported.

  • Mumbai: Construction of theatre in Kashimira stuck in drama!

    Bhayandar: More than two years after Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray laid the foundation stone of the twin-city’s first theatre amidst much fanfare in Kashimira on August 30, 2015, construction work of the project is finally expected to see the light of the day. This time the stuck-up project will be supplemented by more technical power in the form of help from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) -Bombay.