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  • News Alert! Technical problem on Central's Up slow line resolved, Traffic soon to be normalised: Central Railway

    Mumbai Monsoon: These lesser-known train routes will help you out if you get stuck

    Mumbai locals are called as city’s lifeline for a reason. The number of people they carry each day to every minute of time is larger than the population of some countries. You’ll hardly find a Mumbaikar who doesn’t use the local train. Overall, the Mumbai suburban railway operates 2,342 train services. The first train leaves Western railway’s Churchgate station at 4.15 am; the last train reaches Borivali at

  • Mumbai metro: MMRC moves High Court for urgent hearing on Parsi community plea

    Mumbai, The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) today approached the Bombay High Court seeking an urgent hearing on a plea filed by the Parsi community in the city opposing the alignment of the Mumbai Metro III project. The MMRC told a bench of Justices AS Oka and RI Chagla that its tunnelling and drilling work for the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz route would reach upto the site of two of the Parsi

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    Bihar: Dalit man shot dead for dancing at wedding, angry protesters torch vehicles

    Patna: A Dalit youth was shot dead in a Bihar village during a clash over dancing at a wedding, following which half a dozen vehicles were damaged by protesting villagers, police said on Thursday. Naveen Manjhi, a member of the Musahar community that is one of the most marginalised among the Dalits, was fatally shot in Abhi Chapra village in Sariya police station area on Wednesday night.

  • Delhi Metro services may get severely hit due to strike from June 30

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro services might be severely affected after next two days as the non-executive staff of the transporter have threatened to go on strike from June 30 if their demands are not met by then. There are nearly 12,000 people employed with the transporter, with non-executive staffers accounting for about 9,000. Some of the non-executive staff of the DMRC have been demonstrating at a few metro stations, including Yamuna Bank

  • Queen Elizabeth gets 13% hike from the public ahead of extensive repairs to Buckingham Palace

    London: Queen Elizabeth II got a 13 per cent hike in her British taxpayer-funded allowance ahead of extensive repairs to Buckingham Palace, estimated to cost around a whopping 369 million pounds. The 92-year-old monarch’s accounts released today showed the public funds used by her for official expenditure and duties went up from 41.9 million pounds to 47.4 million pounds.

  • In Pictures and Video: Chartered plane crashes in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar

    At least five people, including four on board, have died after a chartered plane crashed in a crowded neighbourhood in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar area. The plane was about to land at the airport when it crashed near Jagruti building in Ghatkopar, where construction work was going on.

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    SANJU: Sanjay Dutt talks about the time he spent in jail, wish father Sunil Dutt was alive to see him free

    Mumbai, Actor Sanjay Dutt says spending days in prison broke his ego, but made him a better person.”My confinement days have been nothing less than a roller coaster ride. To look at the positive side, it has taught me a lot and made me a better individual,” Sanjay said in a statement to IANS. “Staying away from my family and my loved ones was a challenge. During those days, I learnt how to

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: FPJ’s dream XI predictions for Panama vs Tunisia

    Panama and Tunisia will clash in the Group G match, at Mordovia Arena Saransk at 11:30 pm (IST). Panama and Tunisia have both already been eliminated from the 2018 World Cup in Russia after two defeats from two games, including losing 6-1 and 5-2, respectively, to England and Belgium in the most recent round matches.

  • Jaipur: Mexican woman molested in hotel, accused in police custody

    Jaipur: A General Manager of a five-star hotel here was arrested on charges of molesting a Mexican tourist, police said on Thursday. The alleged molestation took place in Hotel ITC Rajputana Sheraton Jaipur on Tuesday night. Deputy Commissioner of Police Vikas Pathak said accused Rishiraj Singh had been remanded in police custody by a court.

  • Xiaomi ‘Redmi Note 5’ series hits 5 million sales in India

    New Delhi: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Thursday said its “Redmi Note 5″ series has crossed 5 million sales in India within 4 months.’Redmi Note 5′ and ‘Redmi Note 5 Pro’, including all variants for both smartphones, have gained massive popularity and received huge love from Mi fans,” the company said in a statement.

  • CM Yogi Adityanath suspends 2 traffic cops for hitting a girl

    Lucknow, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, ordered the immediate suspension of two traffic constables for hitting a girl with a stick in Lucknow’s Gomti Nagar. The incident happened near Janeshwar Mishra Park when one of the suspended constables, Ankit Nagar, hit a girl with a stick during checking of vehicles in the area. The girl suffered a nose fracture and injuries on her face.

  • Gujarat: 56 year old dies after being stabbed in front of daughter, grandson

    Jaipur: A 56-year-old man was stabbed to death by robbers in front of his daughter and five-year-old grandson in Udaipur today, police said. The deceased, Yashwant Sharma had arrived from Gujarat along with his daughter Neha Sharma and her son late last night, they said.