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    Harvey Weinstein in trouble once again, hit with new accusations of sexual assault

    New York: Three actresses have filed a new lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein alleging sexual assault and urged other victims of the disgraced Hollywood producer to come forward and join their complaint. Melissa Thompson, one of the women filing the class action lawsuit yesterday, said she was sexually assaulted by Weinstein during a 2011 meeting to discuss a new marketing tool. Following public revelations last year about his

  • Indore: Vegetable supply falls by 80%, rates by 50%

    Indore: The impact of 10-day strike launched by farmers on Friday did not have any impact on the supply of milk and its rates in the city. However, the supply of vegetables reduced by 80%. Strangely, the rates of vegetables fell by 50% as they were stocked in large quantities by the vendors a day before the strike.

  • Indore: Ex-BCCI secretary Sanjay Jagdale stresses on plastic-free IPL matches

    Indore: Former secretary of Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) Sanjay Jagdale on Friday laid stress on reducing the use of plastics at sport events. He was speaking at the function, ‘Environmental Discourse Week: Beat Plastic Pollution’ organised at Jimmy McGilligan centre of Sustainable Development.

  • Indore: Merely 14% candidates clear DET; 6 subjects see zero result

    Indore: The much-awaited results of doctoral entrance test (DET), which was conducted by Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) after a gap of eight months, were announced on Friday but it left most of the candidates disappointed. Merely 14 percent students could crack DET.

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    A Harvey Weinstein horror film in the works

    Washington D.C.:Filmmaker Brian De Palma became a horror movie icon when he helmed the 1976 film ‘Carrie’, and now more than 40 years later, he is returning to the genre to create a Harvey Weinstein horror film.

  • Follow your passion, success will come naturally

    Indore: Sayeed Alam was felicitated for his contribution in the field of martial arts by World All Style Martial Art Organisation in the city on Friday. Alam, 52, is seventh dan black belt holder. Sharing his journey from Chatra in Jharkhand to Indore in Madhya Pradesh, Alam said, “I grew up in a small town with a dream to do something different and make my mark in some way.”

  • Indore: GST refund drive begins; camps on June 4, 8

    Indore: Following instructions of the PMO, the Central Goods and Service Tax (CGST) and State Goods and Service Tax (SGST) departments started refund drive from Thursday and the drive will continue till June 14. Under the drive, special camps would be held on June 4 and 8 to settle refund cases of IGST, CGST, SGST, Cess, excess tax payment, ITC etc.

  • Himachal Pradesh: Japanese woman raped by taxi driver in Kullu

    Kullu (Himachal Pradesh): A Japanese lady was allegedly raped by a taxi driver in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu, police said on Friday. Meanwhile, the police has registered a case and arrested a person in the connection. “Case has been registered and one person also arrested. Victim has been sent for the medical test,” said Superintendent of Police, Kullu, Shalini Agnihotri. “As per the victim the accused is a taxi driver. Further investigation underway,” she

  • PM Narendra Modi unveils Mahatma Gandhi plaque in Singapore

    Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday unveiled the plaque, marking the immersion site of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi’s ashes at Clifford Pier in Singapore. Singapore’s former Prime Minister and Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong was also present at the event.

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    Fuel prices: Petrol, diesel prices cut by 9 paise per litre

    New Delhi: Prices for petrol and diesel were cut by nine paise on Saturday. In Delhi, petrol now costs Rs 78.20 a litre, and diesel costs Rs 69.11 per litre. On Friday, price for petrol was Rs 78.29 per litre, while diesel price was Rs 69.20 a litre in the national capital. The revised petrol prices in other metro cities are – Rs 80.84 in Kolkata, Rs 86.01 in Mumbai and Rs

  • Bhopal: Farmers’ stir begins in several states

    Bhopal/Mandsaur/Chandigarh: Protesting farmers dumped vegetables, milk and other farm produce on roads and blocked supplies to cities in several states on Friday as they launched a 10-day agitation to press their demands, including loan waiver and right price for crops.

  • Mumbai: Fire breaks out in leather company at Reay road, one fire officer injured

    Mumbai: A massive fire broke out at a leather company office, located at Barrister Nath Pai Road in Mumbai, in the wee hours of Saturday. The firefighters reached the spot immediately to douse the flames. Meanwhile, a fire officer received injuries during the operation. No casualty has been reported so far in the fire incident.

  • June 3: Mega block on Central and Western Railway

    Mumbai: The Central Railway (CR) has planned mega block on main and harbour line for carrying out maintenance work on Sunday. The maintenance work will be carried out in Matunga-Thane down slow line from 11.20 am to 4.20 pm. Due to these blocks, suburban trains are likely to be more crowded than usual.

  • Bhopal: Vegetable prices soar, milk collection falls by 30%

    Bhopal: Cost of farm produce has been affected on the day 1 of the nationwide farmers stir on Friday. Bhopal Mandi wore deserted as the supply of vegetables was disrupted. Vendors already charge more than normal rates for farm produce in the weekly hatt but due to stir vegetables prices shot by two to three times and milk collection reduced by 30 per cent in Bhopal district.

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    Mumbai: BMC to work on pipelines in the city throughout the monsoon

    Mumbai: Apart from flooding and potholes, Mumbaikars have one more reason to worry, as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) plans to continue work on water pipelines. This work will be undertaken across the city in view of its 24-hour water supply project, which has been delayed. This will entail working during the entire monsoon period, which will add to the woes of the citizens.

  • PM Narendra Modi meets US Defence Secretary in Singapore

    Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis in Singapore, days after the Pentagon renamed its Pacific Command as Indo-Pacific Command in a largely symbolic move to signal India’s importance to the US military.

  • Bhopal: BMC proposes Rs. 50 lakh for fire hydrants in markets

    Bhopal: In wake of frequent fire incidents, Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) has proposed to set aside Rs 50 lakh for installation of fire hydrants at major markets in the state. Many major commercial areas of the city, including New market, which has thousands of footfalls every day, lacks any such firefighting system.