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    Mumbai: Elderly man gets life imprisonment for raping minor girl

    Vasai (Maha): A local court has awarded life imprisonment to a 60-year-old man for repeatedly raping a minor girl. Additional Sessions Judge N R Pradhan yesterday also slapped a fine of Rs 11,000 on convict Janardhan Kadam, a resident of Nallasopara.

  • The Meaning of Civilisation by Naguib Mahfouz: Review

    Naguib Mahfouz is perhaps the most renowned intellectual of modern Egypt. A scholar, writer, journalist, a keen observer, an honest critique of society and polity, a chronicler of one of the most turbulent times in Egypt’s political history, Mahfouz is also the first and only Nobel laureate in literature from the Arab world. He has over 30 novels to his credit apart from innumerable commentaries, essays and close to 370 short stories.

  • ‘Deadpool 2’ release preponed

    Los Angeles: The much anticipated “Deadpool 2” will hit the theatres two weeks earlier than the scheduled date.

  • Bhogi celebrations smoke hits flight services in Chennai

    Chennai, Flight services in and out of this city suffered today following a thick cover of smoke due to ‘Bhogi’ festival celebrations, airport officials said. Between 4-8 AM, both the incoming and the outgoing air traffic suffered, they said, adding the services were expected to resume after 9 AM.

  • These New Year resolutions are refreshingly different

    Times have changed and so have the trends as Disha Prashant takes you through some refreshing New Year resolutions meant to add some spice to an otherwise dull life

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    Oscar-winning art director Terence Marsh passes away

    Washington D.C.: Two-time Oscar-winning production designer and art director Terence Marsh has died at the age of 86. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Marsh died Tuesday at his Pacific Palisades home after a four-year battle with cancer, his wife, former talent agent Sandra Marsh, announced.

  • ED conducts raid at Karti Chidambaram’s Delhi, Chennai homes

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducted a raid at former union minister P. Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram’s homes in Delhi and Chennai in the alleged INX Media bribery case, on Friday. During the filing of the report, the raid was on-going. According to sources, the ED officials reached there at 7.30 a.m. There were about five officials at their residence.

  • Mumbai fire safety check: 27 restaurants found violating norms in SoBo

    After the fire tragedy at Kamala Mills compound, the BMC and Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) are on a spree to catch the culprits who are flouting norms for their restaurants and eateries. The Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) last week inspected 34 eateries in BMC’s A-Ward in South Mumbai out of which 27 were found violating fire safety norms.

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    Makar Sankranti 2018: Sankranti wishes, messages to share on WhatsApp, Facebook and SMS

    Makar Sankranti marks the transition of Sun into the zodiac sign Capricorn (Makar Rashi) and this transition is called as Sankranti. It is also the harvest festival as during this period, crops are sown and the hard work in the field is complete, thus giving people the time to celebrate and rejoice. After the festival, the days grow longer and the nights shorter till the next equinox. The day is celebrated by flying

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    Mumbai Kamala Mills Fire: Mojo’s Bistro owner Yug Tuli’s wife may be booked

    Mumbai: In latest development regarding the Kamala Mills Fire tragedy, the wife of Mojo’s Bistro’s co-owner Yug Tuli, Pritina, is likely to be booked by the police for allegedly fleeing with her husband, who is absconding in the Kamala Mills fire case. According to sources, Pritina is allegedly one of the people who helped Tuli set up Mojo’s Bistro, along with co-owner Yug Pathak, son of ex-IPS officer KK Pathak.

  • Inflation will dip in January, claims SBI

    New Delhi: Commenting on the retail inflation figures reported on Friday, the State Bank of India (SBI) noted that while the figures are in line with expectations, inflation is expected to decline in January.

  • Kareena Kapoor’s ‘Veere Di Wedding’ postponed, to now release on June 1

    Mumbai: The most anticipated film of 2018, ‘Veere Di Wedding’ has got a new mahurat as it release date has been pushed to June 1. The film stars Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar and Shikha Talsania. The girl gang entertainer directed by Shashanka Ghosh, has got us all excited by giving us a peek into their fascinating universe.