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    Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: 10 Bollywood songs that perfectly capture the spirit of Ganeshotsav

    It is the time of the year when we celebrate the birth of the elephant god Ganesha. The festival is a combination of love, joy, celebration, colours, music, and dance. The 10-day long festival begins on September 13 and concludes on September 23. It is celebrated with much zeal and enthusiasm in Maharashtra – especially Mumbai – and parts of North and South India. Bollywood movies have a special place for Lord

  • Panel will be formed to resolve Mumbai’s traffic woes: Bombay HC told

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government Wednesday informed the Bombay High Court that it has decided to constitute an expert committee to help resolve the traffic congestion in the city. Advocate General Ashutosh Kumbhakoni informed a bench led by Acting Chief Justice Naresh Patil that the committee would comprise members from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), police and the state traffic department.

  • This team has played better overseas than Indian teams of last 15-20 years: Ravi Shastri

    London: India have lost the Test series in England but coach Ravi Shastri insists that the current lot is travelling better than the teams of the last 15-20 years. India lost by 62 runs in the fourth Test at Southampton to go 1-3 down in the five-match series. “As hard as our guys tried, England were one-up on us there. Nothing to take away (from them), the endeavour of this team is

  • Shivinder asks NCLT to remove elder brother Malvinder from RHC Holdings board

    New Delhi: Former Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivinder Mohan Singh has moved the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to remove his elder brother Malvinder Mohan Singh from the board of RHC Holdings alleging “blatant acts of mismanagement” by him and also asked to reconstitute the board of the company.

  • Farmers and labourers hold mega rally in Delhi; slam Modi government for ‘anti-people’ policies

    New Delhi: Thousands of farmers and labourers from across the country held a massive protest in the national capital on Wednesday against what they called “anti-people” policies of the Modi government, and demanded higher prices for farm produce, waiver of loans and better wages. The protesters, holding placards and shouting anti-government slogans, marched from Ramlila Maidan to Parliament in Central Delhi, and warned the ruling BJP that it will have to pay

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    Air taxi to cut travel time in Mumbai by 90%: Uber

    Mumbai: Taxi hailing company Uber Wednesday claimed that its air taxi can cut travel time in a congested city like Mumbai by 90 per cent. It had named Dallas and Los Angeles in the US as the first two cities for the commercial launch of its aerial taxi service by 2023 and has been on the lookout to select an international city as its third partner.

  • India to be biggest passenger car market by 2030: NITI Aayog

    New Delhi: India will emerge as the biggest passenger car market by 2030, with every second car being sold will be here in the country, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Wednesday. Addressing an event here ahead of the two-day Global Mobility Summit beginning Friday, he said that India’s vehicular transportation scenario was set to “undergo a sea change” by the next decade with e-mobility emerging as the preferred mode of transport.

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    BJP slams opposition for row over MLA Ram Kadam’s anti-women remarks; Shiv Sena seeks action

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra BJP accused the Opposition Wednesday of being least bothered about the people’s real issues and fuelling instead the controversy over its MLA Ram Kadam’s anti-women remarks, even as ally Shiv Sena demanded strict action against the legislator. The BJP MLA’s had told youngsters Monday night that he would “kidnap” a girl they like, if she rejects their proposal, but had later expressed regrets over his remarks made at a ‘dahi

  • Not enough qualified teachers in Uttar Pradesh: CM Yogi Adityanath

    Lucknow: On Teachers’ Day, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath lamented the lack of qualified educators in Uttar Pradesh and said it was not a shortcoming of his government but the education system, which has failed to produce excellent teachers. Adityanath said a large number of educated people are still unemployed. “We have a large number of educated unemployed persons. The UP government started the recruitment procedure for 68,500 primary school teachers. For this, 1.05 lakh applications were

  • IAF Vice Chief back Rafale, says it is beautiful, will add teeth to IAF’s combat capabilities

    New Delhi: In the midst of a raging political squabble over purchase of 36 Rafale jets, the Vice Chief of the IAF said Wednesday that the “beautiful” aircraft will give India “unprecedented” combat capabilities and those criticising the deal must understand the procurement norms. Air Marshal S B Deo also indicated unhappiness over delay in delivery of indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft Tejas by the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) and suggested that private sector

  • From borrowed money, Punjab labourer wins Rs 15 million lottery

    Chandigarh: A labourer in Punjab who borrowed money to buy a Rs 200-lottery ticket has hit a Rs 15 million (Rs 1.5 crore) jackpot. Manoj Kumar of Mandvi village in Sangrur district could not believe his luck when he found that his lottery ticket number matched with the winning number announced by the Punjab State lotteries on August 29 for the Punjab State Rakhi Bumper 2018.

  • Trinbago Knight Riders vs Guyana Amazon Warriors CPL 2018 LIVE streaming: When and where to watch in India

    Trinbago Knight Riders and Guyana Amazon Warriors will clash for the top spot in the points table in the 27th match of the CPL 2018 at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad on Thursday, September 6. Trinbago Knight Riders are currently on the third position with five wins and 2 losses from seven matches. They have won their last four matches in a row. The Knight Riders have been

  • Tarun Vijay files complaint over tweets from his handle, Congress lauds him

    New Delhi: BJP leader Tarun Vijay on Wednesday sacked the person who was handling his Twitter account and lodged a police complaint after controversial tweets in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi was purportedly described as “arrogant” and those targeting Rahul Gandhi during his Kailash Yatra were termed as “wrong”.

  • RBI announces preliminary examination result for Grade B officers; check at rbi.org.in

    Reserve bank of India has declared the preliminary examination result for the recruitment of Grade B officers. All the candidates who have appeared for the exam can check the result at opportunities.rbi.org.in. The examinations for which the results were declared were Phase-I examination for Grade ‘B’ (General) (DR), Paper I examination for Grade B for DEPR, and Paper I for Grade B for DSIM.

  • Mumbai civic body to start work on 1343 roads in October

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will be starting work reconstruction and resurfacing on 1,343 roads of 507-km length from October this year, a civic official said Wednesday. The works would be carried out in phases. “The tendering process for 624 works for 202.31-km roads has already begun,” the official said.

  • SEBI recruitment 2018: Apply online for 120 Grade A posts at www.sebi.gov.in

    Capital markets watchdog Sebi is planning to hire as many as 120 officers to beef up its resources for faster and more effective execution of regulatory work. Currently, the regulator has nearly 800 employees including deputation and contract. In a public notice, Sebi has invited applications for the post of officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) for streams like general, legal, information technology and engineering. It plans to recruit 84 officers in general