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    Eid al-Adha 2018: Getting up early to smell of goats, 7 things I don’t like about Bakra Eid

    Bakra Eid aka Eid al-Adha is just a few days away and Muslims all over the globe will be sacrificing tons of goats, sheep, and other animals which are permissible in Islam for sacrifice on the day of Eid. Delicacies will be cooked from the fresh meat of the animal which will be sacrificed, and it will be the day of feast for Muslims.

  • Asian Games 2018: India’s schedule at Day 4 of the Games; Where to watch Live

    On Day 4, which is August 22, more Indians will start their gold conquest in archery, swimming and wrestling. Manu Bhaker, who won the gold in 2018 Commonwealth Games, will be in action in the 10m air pistol event. Sandeep Sejwal, a bronze medallist at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, will look to better the colour in the 100m breaststroke event. The women’s compound archery team has run into good form and

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    Civic bodies should implement NEERI suggestions on noise pollution: Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court asked the Maharashtra government today to direct the municipal corporations to implement the recommendations of the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) on noise pollution. A division bench of justices A S Oka and M S Sonak was hearing a bunch of petitions seeking strict implementation of the Noise Pollution Rules and action against illegal pandals which mushroom during festivals.

  • Reliance Foundation, Bajaj donate for Kerala floods

    Mumbai: Reliance Foundation (RF) Chairperson Nita M. Ambani on Tuesday announced a donation of Rs 21 crore to the Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund, besides relief materials worth around Rs 50 crore. Launching a multi-pronged rescue, relief and rehabilitation programme for the flood-hit state, the RF head said: “We feel duty bound as fellow citizens and as a responsible corporate foundation to fully support the efforts in the state, stand firmly

  • Foreign education scholarship for Open, OBC categories in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government today decided to introduce a foreign education scholarship scheme for the `open’ (general) category and other backward class (OBC). Students from the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) already get scholarship for studying in foreign varsities.

  • Maharashtra: Gutkha worth Rs 1 cr seized; two detained

    Thane: Gutkha worth Rs 1 crore was seized today from two vehicles in Palghar district near Mumbai in Maharashtra, the police said. Police intercepted the vehicles at Khanivade checkpost in the district, over 100 kms from Mumbai, and found gutkha pouches stashed in several bags, a local police official said without elaborating.

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    Amrapali’s realty business like cobweb, housing projects seem illegal: Supreme Court

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked the Amrapali Group to “come out with clean hands”, observing that its residential projects in the National Capital Region seemed prima facie illegal and its real estate business was like “a well-operated cobweb”. Directing it to provide detailed data of its unecumbered properties, the apex court also said the group had such huge liabilities, that after paying the authorities, taxes and secured creditors from the

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    17 lakh ‘fake’ voters found in MP’s 53 assembly segments: Congress

    Bhopal: Opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh alleged here today that over 17 lakh fake voters were found during a scrutiny of electoral rolls across 53 assembly constituencies in the state. The state Congress also submitted a memorandum to the Election Commission today, urging it to remove the names of these voters from the electoral rolls. Shobha Oza, chairperson of MP Congress’s media cell, told reporters that the scrutiny done by a private

  • Satya Pal Malik replaces N.N. Vohra as Jammu and Kashm Governor

    New Delhi: Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik was on Tuesday appointed the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, replacing N.N. Vohra who was in the post for more than 10 years, an official communique said. Jammu and Kashmir is currently under Governor’s rule with its Assembly placed in suspended animation. In other significant appointments and transfers of Governors, veteran BJP leader Lalji Tandon has been appointed the Governor of Bihar while Baby Rani

  • Ministry of Corporate Affairs seeks clarifications from Jet Airways auditors on deferring results announcement

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Corporate Affairs is seeking clarifications from the auditors of Jet Airways on the airline deferring announcement of its June quarter results, sources said. The board of crisis-hit Jet Airways — which is working on ways to reduce costs amid financial woes — on August 9 deferred the matter of consideration of the unaudited financial results for the June quarter.

  • Maharashtra: Ramdas Kadam asks Raigad collector to demolish Nirav Modi’s Illegal bungalow in Alibaug

    Maharashtra Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam asked Raigad collector to demolish the illegal bungalow of fugitive businessman Nirav Modi in Alibaug. “In all, there are 121 illegal bungalows in Alibaug and 151 illegal bungalows in Murud in Raigad district. Some of these illegal bungalows belong to Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi, Smita Godrej, Madhukar Parekh and others. I have asked the Raigad collector to demolish the illegal bungalow of Nirav Modi,” Kadam said while addressing

  • Aditi to be part of popular web series

    Riding high on the success of her recent release Sanju (where Aditi was seen playing the role of Priya Dutt), Aditi is all set to surprise the audience with her next offering. It’s learnt that the actress, who won appreciation for her performance and won many hearts, has been recently approached to be a part of a popular web series.

  • STS vs SNP CPL 2018 Match 13: FPJ’s dream XI prediction for St Lucia Stars and St Kitts and Nevis Patriots

    St Lucia Stars and St Kitts and Nevis Patriots will clash tomorrow in the 13th match of CPL 2018, this match starts at 3:30 am (IST) and will be played at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium. St Lucia Stars are at the bottom of the points table they have played five matches till now out of which were four losses and one win which was against Barbados Tridents.

  • I don’t follow any fashion trend: Vaani Kapoor

    Vaani Kapoor considers herself to be a “decent dresser”, but says she doesn’t like to follow any fashion trend. “I have never followed fashion in particular, but I am aware of what is trending and what is not trending,” Vaani said.  “And if there is something which I personally associate with or who I personally like or (like) while going through a magazine (I pick it). But I don’t follow trends in particular,” she

  • St Lucia Stars vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots CPL 2018 LIVE streaming: When and where to watch in India

    St Lucia Stars and St Kitts and Nevis Patriots will clash tomorrow in the 13th match of CPL 2018, this match starts at 3:30 am (IST) and will be played at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium. St Lucia Stars are at the bottom of the points table they have played five matches till now out of which were four losses and one win which was against Barbados Tridents.

  • Will not compromise on reality in cinema: Harshvardhan Kapoor

    Two-film old Harshvardhan Kapoor says he believes in ensuring his work mirrors “authenticity” and it is something that he will never compromise on. The actor, who will next be seen playing the role of Abhinav Bindra, says the biopic on the Olympic gold medallist will be an “honest” portrayal of the subject .

  • Kerala Rains: Crocodile, snakes take over Kerala’s flooded homes

    Thiruvananthapuram: People returning to their flood-battered homes in Kerala from relief camps were are being greeted by snakes and other reptiles and insects. At Chalakudy in Thrissur district, a man who returned on Monday night to check the condition of his house was stunned to see a new occupant — a crocodile. Taken aback, he and his neighbours quickly caught the crocodile and bound it with ropes. Thrissur is one of the most affected districts —