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    Mumbai Plane Crash: Day after tragedy, mourning relatives raise questions

    Mumbai: A day after a Beechcraft-built King Air C90 crashed in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar suburb killing five persons, several questions pertaining to the plane’s safety, airworthiness and related issues cropped up here on Friday. While the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has initiated a preliminary enquiry, the kin of the four killed crew members have raised doubts whether the aircraft was fit to fly in the first place, given its age, past record

  • India outclass Ireland in 2nd T20I by 143 runs; win series by 2-0

    Dublin: Powered by half centuries from Lokesh Rahul and Suresh Raina and a collective bowling effort, India registered their biggest T20I win after convincingly thrashing minnows Ireland by 143 runs in the second and final T20 International, to pocket the two-match series 2-0 here on Friday.

  • Octro Teen Patti: 5 held for conning through online gaming

    Mumbai: Thane crime branch have arrested five persons on Friday for conning victims through ‘Octro Teen Patti’, Indian Poker which is played through Facebook and Teen Patti App on mobile phones. The prime accused, Mohammed Akhil Mohammed Shakeel Khan, 30, Mohammed Kamil Mohammed Shakeel Khan, 29, Ashraf Mohammed Istiyaque Ahmed Siddiqui, 28, Mohammed Omar Shaikh, 27, and Mohammed Faisal Taufeeq Khan, 40, have been arrested.

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    Mumbai Plane Crash: Congress demands action against aircraft owner Dipak Kothari

    Mumbai: The Congress party leader in the state assembly, Radhakrishna Vikhe–Patil, has demanded the government slap a case on Dipak Kothari, owner of U Y Aviation, for the aircraft which crashed in Ghatkopar on Thursday, killing five.  Vikhe-Patil in his letter to the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis alleged this was an act of negligence on the part of Kothari, that had endangered the lives of citizens, as one passer-by was killed in

  • ‘Blue Whale Challenge’ claims boy’s life from Saudi Arabia

    Riyadh : A boy from Saudi Arabia killed himself due to the infamous ‘Blue Whale Challenge’ game. A relative of the boy, Abdullah bin Fahid, told Al Arabiya English that the minor was highly addicted to the game and committed suicide by hanging himself.

  • Prank caller talks to Donald Trump aboard Air Force One

    Washington: A prank caller talking to the leader of the world’s most powerful country aboard Air Force One? It’s apparently possible. Posing as New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, comedian John Melendez said he contacted President Donald Trump on Wednesday night while he was on the presidential plane.

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    Mumbai Plane Crash: Family of unlucky passer-by refuses to claim body, until NCP leader intervenes

    Mumbai: The family of Govind Dubey, one of the victims of the tragic plane crash incident, initially refused to claim his body and conduct the last rituals, but later relented after the intervention of Nationalist Congress (NCP ) legislator Jitendra Awhad. They alleged that none of the officials from Maharashtra government, the UY Aviation company or Directorate General of Civil Aviation had bothered to meet them and discuss the tragedy with them.

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    Anna University Result 2018: Anna University declares result for UG, PG, check results at

    The Anna University has declared the results for Under Graduate (UG) and Post Graduate (PG) exams 2018. Students who have appeared for the examination can check results on the university’s official websites,, and Anna University conducted these exams in April and May 2018. The candidates who scored low marks or are not satisfied with the overall result can apply for revaluation, dates of which will release later.

  • IMD issues cyclone warnings for Maharashtra, Gujarat

    Mumbai: The Indian Meteorological Department, Mumbai has issued warnings of cyclonic circulations over the northeast Arabian Sea off north Gujarat coast at upper levels and the east-central Arabian Sea off south Maharashtra coast in a higher level.

  • Vijay Mallya denies ‘plea bargain’ allegations by ED official

    New Delhi: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya refuted allegations of attempting a plea bargain, levied by an Enforcement Directorate (ED) official. “Media reports quote an ED official stating that I am attempting a plea bargain. Would respectfully suggest that the official read the ED charge sheet first. I would invite the ED to advance the same plea bargain theory in Court in front of whom I have placed my assets,”

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    Daily Horoscope for Saturday, June 30, 2018

    Want to know what’s in store today for you? Read our Daily Horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan, and find out what your Sun Sign says about the day that will be.

  • Indian rupee’s plunge to all-time low

    The Indian rupee’s plunge to an all-time low of 69.09 against the US dollar, compared to the previous low of Rs 68.865 in November 2016 reflects the ill-effects of US President Donald Trump’s disastrous economic policies on the world at large. Indeed, American protectionism through higher import duties coupled with the consequences of renewed US sanctions against Iran is indeed playing havoc with economies across the world. That the rupee has fallen

  • Punishing Pakistan for terror funding

    Pakistan has been hovering on the fringes of being branded a terror state and why not considering that has been a major theatre of training and arming terror recruits for disruptive action against India especially in Jammu and Kashmir. The notoriety that it has gained internationally is doing its economy no good. The latest setback to its efforts to paint itself clean is the Financial Action Task Force placing it on the

  • Trade war has a silver lining for India

    Former Treasury Secretary of the United States, who is equivalent to our Finance Minister, Larry Summers has said that the ongoing trade war between the US on one side and China and India on the other side may lead to a global recession which would be harmful for all the countries of the world. His analysis is as follows: First, American businesses would be hurt because the tariffs on imports will increase

  • BJP reminds people of ‘ek nishan, ek vidhan, ek pradhan’

    Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s 65th death anniversary last weekend served a dual purpose. Since Mookerjee died in Srinagar, his idealistic, but factually flawed logic, could be invoked to lend post facto justification to what was in effect the Centre’s sacking of Jammu and Kashmir’s supposedly soft-line chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti. Narendra Modi’s rally in Madhya Pradesh and Amit Shah’s in Jammu also reminded people that the Bharatiya Janata Party invests Mookerjee’s “ek nishan,