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  • 4 held, counterfeit currency worth over Rs 6 lakh seized

    Mumbai: The Mumbai branch of the National Investigation Agency has arrested four persons and seized Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) with face value of over Rs 6 lakh from their possession in Bengaluru, an official today said.

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    Karunanidhi laid to rest on Marina by his mentor’s side

    Chennai: Late Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M. Karunanidhi was laid to rest on Wednesday near the iconic Anna Memorial at Marina beach here. The doyen of Tamil politics was buried beside former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, C. N. Annadurai, in whose memory the Anna Memorial was built.

  • IPL’s brand value rises 18.87% to $6.3 bn: Duff & Phelps

    Mumbai: The Indian Premier League (IPL) has seen a 18.87 per cent growth in brand valuation at USD 6.3 billion after its 11th season this year, aided by the hike in broadcasting rights fee, according to Duff & Phelps. The IPL was valued at USD 5.3 billion in 2017. Duff & Phelps said that broadcaster Star India, which had bagged the media rights for Rs 16,347.5 crore for a period of five

  • In pictures: Mortal remains of Major Kaustubh Rane flown to Mumbai at his Mira Road residence

    The mortal remains of Major Kaustubh Rane, who was killed in Jammu and Kashmir during an operation to foil an infiltration bid, flown to Mumbai this evening, a Defence official said. Major Rane’s body reached Mumbai around 6.30 pm, the official said. His funeral with full state honours will be held tomorrow morning in Bhayander town in neighbouring Thane district.

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    Best is yet to come for NSE: Former PM Manmohan Singh

    New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh today said the best is yet to come for the National Stock Exchange (NSE), a bourse which he inaugurated as a finance minister 25 years ago.

  • SBI launches digital transaction initiative MOPAD

    New Delhi: As part of its effort to promote online transaction, State Bank of India (SBI) today launched one more digital initiative called MOPAD (Multi Option Payment Acceptance Device).

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    Sensex, Nifty surge to record highs

    Mumbai: Benchmarks ended at fresh lifetime highs today, powered by a rally in market heavyweight RIL and banking stocks amid mixed global cues.

  • Shocking! Varun Dhawan reveals that his ex-girlfriend cheated on him

    Bollywood hunk Varun Dhawan is famous among ladies, and his good looks can charm any female. Apart from his good looks, the actor is blessed with a good physique, which he gained after training hard in gym. We have seen his work out videos on his social media account. He is a ladies man, but earlier when Varun was in college, he was in a serious relationship with a girl, but unfortunately,

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    Save elephants from being mowed down by trains: Richa Chadha

    Ahead of World Elephant Day August 12, actress Richa Chadha has urged People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to ask India’s railway ministry to implement safety measures to prevent elephant deaths on train tracks.

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    Make world more inclusive place: Tiger Shroff

    Tiger Shroff, who has extended his support for mental health and disability to a bhangra pop track titled “Dimaag ke taale tod na” by a band named 6-Pack Band 2.0 and a tea brand. He urges to be patient, accepting differences and make this world a more inclusive place.

  • Ranveer Singh reveals the 'spicy' reason that encouraged him to be an actor

    No limits to craft of acting, learning: Ranveer Singh

    Ranveer Singh, in his pursuit of an illustrious filmography, says he finds the craft of acting limitless and keeps the learning going. With just eight years in Bollywood, 13 films to his credit and three more movies like “Gully Boy”, “Simmba” and “’83” in his kitty, Ranveer, is touted as one of Bollywood’s A-list star.

  • IIFT MBA (IB) 2019 registration begins at iift.ac.in; Apply now

    IIFT which is the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has started the registration for the MBA (IB) entrance exam, the exam will be conducted on December 2, 2018. Candidates can also reach to the official website which is iift.ac.in to apply for the entrance examination that offers admission into MBA (IB). September 14, 2018 is the last date to fill the online application form.

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    Begging not criminal offence: Delhi High Court

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday ruled that begging is not a criminal offence and struck down laws penalizing it. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar struck down the provisions prosecuting begging under the Bombay Prevention of Begging Act.

  • Trinbago Knight Riders vs St Lucia Stars CPL 2018 Match 1 LIVE streaming: When and where to watch in India

    Defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders start their 2018 CPL campaign against St Lucia Stars the team who finished bottom in last year’s points table on August 9 at Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain in Trinidad, and the match will start at 5:30 am. Both teams have played each other in ten CPL games with the Knight Riders winning seven and the Stars just two.

  • This is why DMK chief Karunanidhi despite being a Hindu is buried and not cremated

    DMK chief Karunanidhi’s demise has made everyone in Tamil Nadu sad, and people in the state are under shock. After his death, it was decided that Karunanidhi will be buried and not cremated. But the question arises that when Karunanidhi was a born Hindu than why is he buried?

  • Maratha Karnti Morcha protest

    Maratha Quota Stir: Bandh called in Maharashtra, except Navi Mumbai and Thane; Mumbai to face only sit-in protest in Bandra

    After a day of uncertainty, the organisers of Sakal Maratha Morcha and Maratha Kranti Morcha have announced they will go ahead with a state wide bandh on Thursday. The bandh will however not affect Navi Mumbai and Thane after the incidents of violence which occurred in the last morcha. However, in Mumbai only a sit-in andolan at Kala Nagar, Bandra (east)

  • Editors Guild condemns govt’s interference in independent functioning of media

    New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India on Wednesday demanded action against those “throttling media freedom” and condemned the “blocking or interference” in the transmission of television content that is seen to be “critical” of the government. The Editors’ body issued the statement days after two journalists at ABP News Network quit the organisation.

  • Karunanidhi death Live Updates: Kalaignar laid to rest at Marina beach

    DMK chief M Karunanidhi passed away at the Kauvery Hospital in downtown Chennai at 6.10 p.m after waging a grim battle for life for 11 days. Hundreds of supporters broke down outside the Kauvery Hospital as the news of the DMK patriarch’s death was announced in the evening. Meanwhile, the hearing in High Court over the burial of Karunanidhi’s remains at Marina Beach is set to resume at 8 am on Wednesday.