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  • Maharashtra: BJP corporator Sangita Khot elected Sangli Mayor

    Sangli: BJP corporator Sangita Khot was elected today the new Mayor of this city in Western Maharashtra, while Dhiraj Suryawanshi of the same party was elected her deputy. Khot and Suryawanshi defeated Varsha Nimbalkar and Swati Paradhi, both from the Congress, respectively, in elections held for the posts of Mayor and Deputy Mayor. Khot and Suryawanshi received 42 votes each, while Nimbalkar and Paradhi bagged 35 seats each in the 78-member Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal Corporation, elections

  • Ahead of the song release, singer Sonu Nigam croons Raat Kitni from Paltan

    Before the song’s release, singer Sonu Nigam treated the audience by crooning two lines from Raat Kitni in a video on social media. The two lines from the upcoming song have piqued the interest of the audience. After crooning the song, the Singer said,” Looking forward to seeing your response to the song. This is Sonu here. Lots of love.”

  • Anil Ambani to Rahul Gandhi: Congress misinformed on Rafale deal

    New Delhi: Reliance Group today said its Chairman Anil Ambani has written to Congress president Rahul Gandhi on the Rafale fighter jet deal saying his party has been “misinformed, misdirected and misled” by “malicious vested interests and corporate rivals” on the issue. Ambani, who had first written to Gandhi on the issue in December, last week again wrote to him saying not a single component worth a single rupee is to be manufactured

  • RBI staff to go on mass leave on September 4, 5 over pension issues

    Hyderabad: The United Forum of Reserve Bank Officers and Employees today said its members will go on mass casual leave on September 4 and 5, pressing their long-pending demands over pension related issues. According to a press release, United Forum today held a silent demonstration near the RBI office here which witnessed the participation of various leaders.

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    No action on Sanatan as its supporters are part of Maharashtra government: Congress

    Mumbai: The BJP-led Maharashtra government is shying away from taking serious action against the Sanatan Sanstha because “supporters” of the right wing outfit are part of the ruling dispensation, the Congress alleged today. Opposition leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil also said that the style of functioning of the Sanstha can be equated with international terrorist organisation, the Al Qaida.

  • Kerala floods: Carcasses of animals disposed of in Kerala

    Kochi: Health officials on Monday began disposing of carcasses after numerous animals became victims of the worst ever floods to hit Kerala. On Monday morning, official teams went around areas in and around Ernakulam city, especially near the Cochin airport where a good number of dead cows, buffaloes and dogs were seen floating in the flood waters. “It has been decided that the carcasses will be disposed of in two ways. Depending on the human habitation,

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    PNB Scam: Bombay HC directs asks CBI not to discard CDRs of probing officer

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court directed the CBI today not to discard the call data records of its officer who is investigating the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam involving diamond jeweller Nirav Modi. A single bench of Justice Ajey Gadkari also directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file its affidavit in response to an application filed by an accused, Miten Pandya, alleging illegal detention before

  • Shareholding disclosure lapses: 7 entities settles probe with SEBI

    New Delhi: As many as seven entities have settled a probe by markets regulator Sebi into an alleged delay in making shareholding disclosure after paying over Rs 5 lakh towards settlement fee. These entities are — Moderate Leasing & Capital Services, A to Z Holdings, Longwell Investments, SBEC Systems (India) Ltd, Umesh Kumar Modi, Kumkum Modi and Jayesh Modi.

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    Woman gives birth to a boy in ATM queue during demonetisation, her family to launch SP’s cycle yatra

    Lucknow: Keen to score a political point, Uttar Pradesh’s opposition Samajwadi Party has chosen the family of two-year-old Khajanchi, who was born outside an ATM shortly after the Centre’s demonetisation move, to flag-off its over 40-km ‘Haq aur Samman Yatra’ being carried out in the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. And the family of another tiny-tot, Akhilesh, who was born on a state highway last year, will mark the closing of the

  • Kerala Floods: Woman refuses to leave her dogs behind during rescue operation

    Kerala floods has devastated entire state and life of the people of Kerala has come to a standstill. Not only humans but animals are also effected. We come across many humanitarian stories of rescue from the Kerala floods and now a post is going viral on social media where 18 dogs and their owner were rescued by a team of activists from Chennai. A Facebook post, accompanied by pictures and videos, details the

  • Kerala Floods: 9-year-old girl saves Rs 9000 to buy a cycle, donates it to victims; Hero cycles rewards her

    Villupuram: The gesture of a nine year-old girl from a town in Tamil Nadu to part with her savings of four years meant for a bicylce, for Kerala flood relief has moved a premier cycle manufacturer, who has now promised her to gift the cycle of her dreams. Anupriya from Villupuram in the state has decided to give away about Rs 9000 of her savings, done over the last four years, after coming across

  • India vs England 3rd Test Day 3: Pujara, Kohli’s fifties helps India to take lead of 362 runs at Lunch

    Nottingham: Cheteshwar Pujara (56) and skipper Virat Kohli (54) helped India take their overall lead to 362 at lunch as India were 194/2 in their second innings on the third day of the third Test against England here on Monday. Pujara and Kohli were at the crease when umpires called for the break. The duo stitched a crucial 83-run partnership for the third wicket to put India in the driver’s seat.