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  • Mumbai: Jewellery shop worker who fled with ornaments worth Rs 57.60 lakh held

    Mumbai: A jewellery shop worker who had fled with precious ornaments worth Rs 57.60 lakh given to him by his employer for polishing was arrested along with two others from West Bengal, a Mumbai Police official said today. The worker, identified as Kartik Payra (23), had fled with the ornaments last week which were handed to him by jeweller Kalyan Kar, police said.

  • Commercial cinema can change people, feels Akshay Kumar

    Akshay Kumar, who starred in films like “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” and “Pad Man” that depicted issues like sanitation and menstruation hygiene respectively, says that making documentary films won’t change people’s mind the way commercial cinema impacts on changing the society in a positive way.

  • Madhuri Dixit finds a change in regional cinema

    Madhuri Dixit, who has made her debut in Marathi cinema with “Bucket List”, says the regional film industry has evolved in terms of content and production values, which has made it appealing to the young generation. Most young film industry aspirants who live in Mumbai, first target Bollywood instead of trying their luck in Marathi cinema.

  • DMK allotted land for expansion of copper unit in Tuticorin: CM K Palaniswami

    Chennai: Seeking to turn the tables on arch-rival DMK over the Sterlite issue, the ruling AIADMK today claimed that the main opposition party had allotted land for the expansion of the copper plant in Tuticorin district when it was in power during 2006-11. Underlining his government’s commitment to ensure the permanent closure of the copper unit in that district, Chief Minister K Palaniswami listed out the efforts made for it, including the

  • Akhilesh Yadav rejoices over Noorpur bypoll victory

    Lucknow: After Samajwadi Party’s Naimul Hasan won the Uttar Pradesh’s Noorpur assembly seat, the party president Akhilesh Yadav said that they have given a befitting reply to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

  • Parkland shooting: Shooter details the chilling plan in a video says, “I’m Going to Be the Next School Shooter”

    Nikolas Cruz, the 19 year old teenager who would later be charged for killing over 17 people in a high school in parkland, Florida, revealed in a recording with chilling certainty about what he was about to do. He also announced his plans to become a school shooter and details about how many people he hoped to murder and revealed his faith after the massacre.

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    UN warns of critical Syria refugee budget shortfall

    Amman: The United Nations made an “urgent and critical” appeal today for donations to its main aid budget for Syrian refugees, currently four-fifths short of the total needed for the year.

  • Watch: Kajol slays as Elastigirl in new ‘Incredibles 2’ Hindi trailer

    New Delhi: The new Hindi trailer of ‘Incredibles 2’ is here and it has marked the official entry of Bollywood’s very own Kajol into the superhero world. Shared by Kajol herself, the trailer shows Kajol (or, err.her voice) donning the hat of Helen Parr, aka Elastigirl, with elan.

  • Have to take 2 steps back for a big leap: Rajnath on Bypoll

    Bhopal, With the BJP facing reverses in bypolls to Lok Sabha and Assembly constituencies, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said one has to take two steps backward before a big leap. Asked about the BJP’s performance in the by-elections to 11 Assembly and four Lok Sabha seats in various states ahead of next year’s general polls, Singh, in a lighter vein, said, “For a massive leap, one always has to go

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    India’s GDP in Q4 grows at 7.7%

    New Delhi: India’s GDP for the fourth quarter of 2017-18 grew at 7.7 percent, official data showed here on Thursday. The statement said the provisional estimates of national income, for the financial year 2017-18 is estimated at 6.7 percent. The GDP growth during the third quarter of the fiscal was at 7 percent.

  • Kairana bypoll result 2018: BJP loses crucial Lok Sabha seat to RLD

    Shamli: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for Kairana Lok Sabha seat, Mriganka Singh on Thursday congratulated Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Tabassum Hasan and the opposition alliance, stating that they have emerged strong and BJP has to prepare for future.

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    Mumbai food: Celebrate your love for food at The Food Truck Fest happening this weekend in Mulund

    After a long week at work, what better way to celebrate the weekend than by indulging in a bit of gluttony? We are sure you have earned it. There’s a food truck fest happening this weekend in Mulund where culture and cuisine will convene and offer a memorable experience to children and adults alike. The festival will have food trucks, live bands, flea market stalls, and workshops. On June 2 and 3,

  • By-poll results 2018: Huge defeat for BJP, wins only 3 seats out of 14

    New Delhi: Ahead of next year’s general elections, a united opposition got a major boost on Thursday when it delivered a huge blow to the BJP, defeating it in the Kairana Lok Sabha by-election in Uttar Pradesh and Bhandara-Gondiya in Maharashtra while the saffron party managed to retain the Palghar parliamentary seat and win only one out of the 10 Assembly seats in 10 states. Out of the four Lok Sabha constituencies

  • Sensex soars 416 pts on F&O expiry; GDP data eyed

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded by over 416 points today to end at a two-week high of 35,322.38 on a flurry of buying in banking, energy and IT stocks amid a firming trend overseas. Covering-up of pending short positions on expiry of the May derivatives contracts and optimistic buying by participants ahead of GDP data added to the momentum, brokers said.

  • PKL 2018 Auctions: Prashanth Kumar Rai most expensive buy on day 2

    Mumbai: Raider Prashant Kumar Rai became the hot pick on Day 2 of the Pro Kabaddi League auctions as the 34-year-old was picked up by UP Yoddhas for a whopping Rs 79 lakh. With a base price of eight lakhs, several franchises showed a lot of interest in Prashant. However, the UP-based franchise managed to bag him.

  • ED to file money laundering case against AirAsia Group

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is likely to register a money laundering case against AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes and others accused of violating FDI norms and allegedly attempting, through bribery, to get the rules tweaked for a licence for its joint venture AirAsia India Ltd (AAIL) to operate international flights, sources said.