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    US: Indian techie found dead in Texas

    Houston: A 30-year-old Indian-origin software engineer was found dead in the US state of Texas, according to officials. Venkannagari Krishna Chaitanya, who moved to the US three years ago, was living as a paying guest in Arlington, a suburb of Dallas in Texas, sources at the Indian Consulate said. When Chaitanya did not came out of his room for a long time, his landlord broke in and found his body.

  • Maharashtra govt to hire public relations officer for 30 ministers at Rs 90 lakh each

    The government of Maharashtra is nowadays spending a lot on marketing. And now, the govt will hire public relations officers (PROs) for each of the 30 ministers at a cost of Rs 90 lakh each. Meanwhile, the PRs will be hired on a contract basis for two years or till the tenure of the state cabinet. The govt also issued an order regarding the same and said that the monthly salary of

  • Rupee weakens 9 paise against dollar in opening trade

    Mumbai: The rupee weakened by 9 paise to trade at 63.67 against the US dollar in the opening session at the interbank foreign exchange today amid the dollar’s gains in global markets. Forex dealers said increased month-end demand from banks and importers and a weak opening in the domestic equity markets weighed on the domestic unit.

  • Leaked! Anushka Sharma pic in simple blue saree from Sui Dhaaga set goes viral

    Mumbai: Anushka Sharma surprised us with her new poster which she had shared on Monday on her Instagram account along with the caption, ““”कतरन से बुनी कहानी
    पैबंद लगा के है सुनानी
    – सुई धागा @SuiDhaagaFilm | @yrf | #SuiDhaaga | @Varun_dvn”

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    Sensex retreats from record level, down by 162 pts

    Mumbai: Retreating from its record high level, the benchmark BSE Sensex lost over 162 points in opening trade today on profit-booking in recent gainers amid weak leads from global markets. The BSE 30-share barometer fell by 162.24 points or 0.45per cent to 36,121.01 with IT, teck, healthcare, metal, capital goods and banking stocks falling up to 0.68 per cent.

  • Mahatma Gandhi nonviolence a tough sell in Trump era, says grandson

    Paris: Seventy years ago, a 12-year-old boy seething with resentment over his treatment in apartheid South Africa was sent to his grandfather in rural India on an anger management course. The boy, who grew up in an Indian ashram near the city of Durban, had been getting into a lot of fights. White children picked on him because he wasn’t white; black children picked on him because he wasn’t black. He started lifting

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    Mumbai Crime: Man shoots intimate videos of girlfriend, his wife shares them on WhatsApp

    On Monday, a 40-year-old man was arrested for shooting intimate videos of his girlfriend. And, his wife, after coming to know about the extramarital affair allegedly circulated the clips on WhatsApp. According to a report in Hindustan Times, the police have arrested the man, who was having an affair with the 40-year-old complainant. Both the complainant and the couple live in Bandra West.

  • How Dawood’s trusted aide recruited a shooter using Facebook chat

    In a surprising and amusing news about the underworld, it took the D-Company a mere eight days to find and convince a youngster on Facebook to come all the way from Punjab to kill a social activist in Bandra. Days after his arrest, the would-be killer revealed how Dawood Ibrahim aide Fahim Machmach recruited him for the hit and to assist in the extortion of poker tycoon Amin Rozani.

  • Mumbai: BMC to make Aadhaar card mandatory for hawkers as well

    After being questioned by the citizens over hawkers menace in Mumbai, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is planning to make Aadhaar card mandatory, for those to want to procure hawker’s license. According to a report in Asian Age, the BMC has made a special software for issuing licenses to hawkers in Mumbai, in which information about the vendors will be stored and all details about them will be available.

  • ICC U-19 World Cup 2018: Shubman Gill ton as India wallop Pakistan by 203 runs to enter final

    Christchurch: India entered the final of the U-19 cricket World Cup after thrashing arch-rivals Pakistan by a massive 203 runs in the semifinals here today. India will now meet Australia in the summit clash on February 3. Australia had beaten Afghanistan by six wickets in the first semifinals yesterday. Opting to bat first, India rod on Shubman Gill’s 102 not out of 94 balls to pile on 272/9 in their allotted 50

  • Anu Aga: We have not tapped our own potential for giving

    Do we start giving only when something affects us deeply? If we look around with sensitivity and compassion, each one of us will find something that will ultimately persuade us to give.