Bengaluru: The Karnataka state cabinet has approved a central legislation to provide statutory backing to Aadhaar, the unique identification scheme, for use for transferring government subsidies and benefits.
Just a few days ago it was reported that CBFC had decided to invite historians to watch Padmavati. Now the board has agreed to give a green signal to the film’s release by making a few modifications in the film and also altering the title from Padmavati to Padmavat.
Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex staged a strong come back in early trade today gaining over 158 points on widespread buying by participants in banking, auto, pharma and oil and gas stocks. Asian stocks notched moderate gains, tracking sizable increases seen on Wall Street overnight also boosted the sentiments.
New Delhi: The Indian rupee on Wednesday slipped in early trade and opened lower by 7 paise at Rs. 63.55 per dollar versus Rs. 63.48 on Tuesday, where the local currency was up by 0.31 percent from its previous closing. The rupee on Tuesday had also hit its highest level against the dollar in about two and-a-half years amidst signs of weakness in the US currency.
Cape Town: India, who are currently placed at the top of the ICC Test rankings, can go on to become one of the best teams in the country’s cricket history, according to top-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara.
Mumbai: Filmmaker Aanand L. Rai prefers to collaborate with those who make work enjoyable. He says Anurag Kashyap, with whom he has joined hands for “Mukkabaaz”, is one such director who is aggressive in his work.
Bhayandar: Routinely criticised for failing to make streets safer for women, cops from the Thane (rural) police led by SP Dr Mahesh Patil has set an example for the civilians in their jurisdiction and their counterparts in the state by bagging the top slot for a rare achievement.
Mumbai: Maharashtra remained on edge after the anniversary of a battle fought 200 years ago brought to fore simmering caste tensions even as a statewide bandh called today to protest the state government’s alleged failure to stop violence witnessed stray protest by Dalits.
“It’s not only Pakistan that we pay billions of dollars to for nothing, but also many other countries, and others. As an example, we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect. They don’t
Thane: Today is the age of digital transactions and almost everyone is the part of social media. The trouble lies here as the number of cyber related crimes are increasing despite of awareness. Therefore, the police department has been conducting awareness and seminars along with some prominent banking experts.
Mumbai: In wake of the ongoing protest against the Bhima Koregaon violence, the Mumbai Police on Wednesday advised the residents of the city neither to believe in, nor spread rumours.
Mumbai: Teachers have raised issues about lack of focus on assessment of winter semester examinations of Mumbai University (MU). As teachers are busy with assessment of First (FY) and Second Year (SY) examinations they cannot find time to complete assessment of Final Year university students.
Gauri Khan’s store, which is the go-to place for most of the celebrities in B-town, hosted Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan as the year ended. The power couple of Bollywood chose to end 2017 by visiting the renowned luxury store by Gauri Khan.
Nashik: Thousands of MLA Chhagan Bhujbal’s supporters convened by Bhujbal Samanvai Samiti on Tuesday thronged the district collectors offices and tehsil offices throughout Maharashtra and at some places in India demanding the government to release him. The former deputy CM and his nephew Sameer are incarcerated on charges of money laundering and Maharashtra Sadan construction cases.
Anushka Sharma, who got hitched to Indian Cricket Team Captain Virat Kohli in a dream destination wedding in Tuscany, Italy, headed to South Africa this past weekend. As the Indian team is all set for their cricket tournament, Anushka joined hubby Virat for some downtime before both of them get back to work.
Mumbai: Swami Vivekananda International School in Borivali, which was slammed a notice by MHADA last week for discontinuing admissions of state board, is yet to respond. The notice was sent to the school after it allegedly flouted rules and norms of operations. The school plot is owned by Maharashtra Housing Area and Development Authority (MHADA).
Salman Khan is on a roll at present. His first film of 2017, Tubelight, didn’t work but his other flick, the spy action thriller Tiger Zinda Hai, has worked big time at the box office and if all goes well, it will emerge as the superstar’s highest grosser. On the other hand, Nitesh Tiwari had got noticed in Bollywood thanks to the 2 films that he directed – the 2011 kiddie comic
Mumbai: Domestic carriers, including the government-owned Air India, have waived charges for ticket cancellations and no-show due to the ongoing unrest in parts of Maharashtra.
Mumbai: The effect of 12-hour strike of IMA didn’t dispute the patient care in private hospitals in the city as most of the doctors were present at OPD. The medical service went smoothly without much disruption. A senior doctor said all the emergency services were working as per schedule.
Over 40,000 member-doctors of IMA, Maharashtra, out of which over 14000 are from Mumbai were to remain absent from the OPDs from 6am to
Mumbai: Section 144 has been imposed in Maharashtra’s Thane area till midnight of January 4, in the wake of the statewide band called by the dalit outfits, protesting against the Bhima-Koregaon violence. The protestors even halted the trains at Thane railway station pertaining to the same.