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  • Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: 10 popular pandals in Mumbai and how to reach and other details

    Mumbai’s most awaited festival of the year Ganesh Chaturthi is around the corner. The festival has multiple names Ganeshotsav, Vinayaka Chaturthi. Although the festival is celebrated throughout India, the festival is celebrated in much fervour in Maharashtra especially in Mumbai. The festival draws lakhs of devotees from across the country. The chants ‘Ganpati Bappa Morya’ is heard from every corner of the city. From gorgeous pandals to street processions, the city comes

  • BAR vs STAR CPL 2018 Match 10: FPJ’s dream XI for Barbados Tridents and St Lucia Stars

    We are into 10th game of the CPL 2018 season and today Barbados Tridents will take on St Lucia Stars. It will be too early to speak about the points table but St Lucia’s are looking completely off-sorts and struggling to get going. It will be back to back game for the STAR’s after Trinbago. They need to look into their aspects for the faults they did so far and need to

  • RBI’s efforts to stabilise rupee hit country’s forex reserves: Experts

    Mumbai: A strong US dollar and subsequent interventions by the country’s central bank to stabilise the rupee drained over $1.80 billion from India’s foreign exchange (forex) reserves, analysts said on Friday. As per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) weekly statistical supplement, the overall forex reserves plunged by $1.82 billion during the week ended August 10 to $400.88 billion from $402.70 billion reported for the week ended August 3.

  • Barbados Tridents vs St Lucia Stars CPL 2018 Match 10 LIVE streaming: When and where to watch in India

    After starting the campaign on a winning note in CPL this year, Barbados Tridents will take on St Lucia Stars in the match 10. The team had shown a solid performance from Shai Hope, Steve Smith. There is no reason for the side to make changes in their playing XI. They are going pretty good. On the other hand, St Lucia Stars are in desperate need. The side has lost four matches

  • Pakistani, Sri Lankan Ministers meet Sushma Swaraj to condole Vajpayee’s death

    New Delhi: Pakistani and Sri Lankan Ministers on Friday met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here after Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cremation and conveyed their condolences over the passing away of the former Prime Minister. “Remembering a visionary who dreamed terror-free and prosperous subcontinent!” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted following a meeting between Sushma Swaraj and Pakistan’s caretaker Minister for Law and Justice Syed Ali Zafar.

  • Kerala floods: Railways sends over 2.8 lakh liter of drinking water trough wagons

    New Delhi: With Kerala reeling under one of the worst floods, Indian Railways on Friday sent over 2.8 lakh liter of drinking water to the state through wagons and also bottled water. “The Southern Railway has dispatched one water special consisting of seven wagons with water tank from the Erode Junction station at 4 p.m. today with 2.8 lakh liter of drinking water,” Rajesh Dutt Bajpai, Director Media Railway Ministry, said.


    Atal ji will live in hearts, minds of every Indian: PM Modi

    New Delhi: Calling Atal Bihari Vajpayee an “extraordinary personality”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid rich tributes to the former Prime Minister, saying that “Atal ji will live on in the hearts and minds of every Indian”. “Atal ji, you will live on in the hearts and minds of every Indian. No words can ever do justice to your rich contribution towards the making of our country”, Modi tweeted.

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    Sonakshi Sinha says she learnt everything about acting on the sets

    Sonakshi Sinha says much of her learning about acting happened on film sets unlike today’s newcomers who enter the industry prepared in every aspect. Sonakshi, who made her debut in 2010 with Salman Khan’s “Dabangg”, says since she never wanted to be an actor, she gradually learnt things along the way in the industry.

  • See Pics: Former India captain Ajit Wadekar laid to rest at Shivaji Park in Mumbai

    Former Indian Test captain Ajit Wadekar’s funeral took place at Shivaji Park, in Mumbai today. Wadekar was 77 years old when he died on Monday and wishes have been pouring in since.  Wadekar had passed away at a South Mumbai hospital. Sachin Tendulkar today paid rich tributes to Ajit Wadekar and said the demise of the former India captain was an “irreparable and personal loss” for him.

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    Mumbai: Five-year-old rescued; one held for kidnapping

    Mumbai: Police have rescued a five-year-old boy and arrested a man who had allegedly kidnapped him in the western suburb of Sakinaka here. Akram Khan (19), a juice-seller, has been arrested in the case, said senior inspector Kishor Sawant of Sakinaka police station.

  • More spells of heavy rain over the weekend in Kerala: Meteorological department

    Chennai: The ‘vigorous’ southwest monsoon over rain-battered Kerala will bring in more heavy spells during the weekend in that state, besides Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, the regional weather office said today. The Southwest monsoon has been ‘vigorous’ over Kerala and ‘active’ over Telangana, Lakshadweep, coastal Karnataka and south interior Karnataka, the Regional Meteorological office here said in its daily weather report.

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    157 government bungalows in UP including those occupied by ex-CMs vacated: Supreme Court told

    New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government today told the Supreme Court that it has got vacated 157 government bungalows including those allotted to former chief ministers. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice D Y Chandrachud was told by the counsel for Uttar Pradesh that those persons who have stayed in the bungalows beyond the stipulated time as given in the order of apex court will pay occupational charges.

  • Must watch! Gauri Khan shares bonding picture of Suhana and Aryan

    Suhana Khan recently made her debut on a magazine cover and it was all over the internet. But now Suhana is spending some quality time with her mother Gauri and brother Aryan in California. Gauri took to her Instagram account and posted a picture of Aryan and Suhana and captioned it “bonding”. Talking more about the picture the brother-sister duo is seen standing on a balcony.

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    Fodder Scam: Jharkhand HC extends Lalu Yadav’s provisional bail till August 27

    Ranchi: The Jharkhand High Court extended today the provisional bail of former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad, convicted in four fodder scam cases, till August 27. Granting the extension of the provisional bail, the bench of Justice Apresh Kumar Singh fixed August 24 as the date to hear the bail petition. Senior advocate Chitaranjan Sinha appeared for the RJD leader.