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    Monday Memories! Did you know Preity Zinta and Saif Ali Khan wanted to kill each other; read full story

    Mumbai: As Siddharth Anand’s directorial “Salaam Namaste” completed 13 years of release on Sunday, actress Preity Zinta became nostalgic and recounted fond memories with co-star Saif Ali Khan. Preity took to Instagram and wrote: “Awwww! We had so much fun on this film it was insane. Saif and I fought so much on and off camera that the crew didn’t know if

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    IMD predicts ‘WET’ weekend for Mumbai, followed by heavy rains from Monday

    Mumbai: Mumbaikars have to brace themselves for torrential rains yet again. After a brief spell of ‘dry days’, following the incessant downpour for four consecutive days, there are chances of heavy rainfall over the weekend. The Indian Meteorology Department (IMD) has predicted that it will be yet another “wet weekend” followed by a period of heavy to heavy rainfall from July 16. “There will be heavy to heavy rainfall from July 13

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    Sanju Box Office Update – Day 4: Ranbir Kapoor’s film collects an astonishing Rs 25.35 crore

    Sanju is continuing to exceed expectations and is now turning out to be a huge winner. If the opening was excellent, the follow through over the weekend was at a different level altogether. However, the phenomenal hold over Monday has totally changed the equation for the Ranbir Kapoor starrer. With Rs. 25.35 crore coming its way, the film now stands at Rs.

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    Mumbai: As heavy rains lashed on Monday, local train services disrupted

    Mumbai: Heavy rains lashed Mumbai on the first day of the work week. Monday morning’s steady downpour caused waterlogging in low-lying areas and disrupted local train services on Central, Western and Harbour lines. Railway tracks were flooded at Sion and Thane, leading to delay in services. But commuters barely complained this morning, though there were disruption and around 50 trains were cancelled. Trains were delayed by 15-20 minutes. Office-goers made it to

  • Maintain ‘restrained and measured’ approach, Beijing tells New Delhi

    Beijing : China on Monday asked India to maintain a “restrained and measured” approach to resolve the boundary dispute through negotiations, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a strategic bridge linking Assam with Arunachal Pradesh, claimed by Beijing as South Tibet.

  • Reliance Jio fall-out : Trai starts process for network testing

     New Delhi : Having seen the controversy related to Reliance Jio’s free trial run stretched too far, Trai on Monday started a consultation process to frame rules for the network testing before full-fledged commercial launch. “The DoT requested the Authority to provide its recommendations on testing of network before commercial launch of services including enrolment of customers for testing purposes before commercial launch, duration of testing period etc…,” Trai’s consultation paper said.

  • Limited room to reduce fiscal deficit to 3% in FY’18: Moody’s

    New Delhi : The government is likely to achieve its fiscal deficit target of 3.5 per cent of GDP in the current fiscal but higher infrastructure spending will limit the room to reduce it further to 3 per cent in 2017-18, Moody’s said on Monday.

  • In touch with Yemen for release of priest: India

    New Delhi : India on Monday said it was in regular touch with Yemeni authorities and Saudi Arabia regarding the safe release of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted nearly nine months ago from war-torn Yemen, after a video of the priest pleading for help became viral.

  • Indian man fined, jailed, for bomb hoax at airport

    Geneva: A 39-year-old Indian, who triggered a bomb scare here at the Geneva airport to avoid missing his flight to India, has been sentenced to six months in prison and slapped with a hefty penalty of 50,000 Swiss francs, Swiss media reported on Monday.

  • Rupee holds 2-1/2 mth low at 67.49, down 5 paise

    Mumbai : Extending its fall for the eighth straight session, the rupee on Monday depreciated by another 5 paise to end at 67.49 per dollar on sustained demand for the US currency from banks and importers. A massive outflows of foreign funds on the back of stricter participatory notes (P-Notes) and renewed possibility of the Federal Reserve lifting US interest rates as early as June along with sluggish domestic equities largely impacted the

  • Millions vote, polling ends in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

    Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram : Millions voted on Monday in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, bringing down the curtains on staggered five-state elections — the biggest popularity test since the Lok Sabha battle.

  • Jats again threaten agitation in Haryana

    Chandigarh: The Jat community in Haryana on Monday threatened to relaunch its agitation for reservation and other demands if the state government and the Centre failed to accept their demands.

  • 15 from Maha get Padma honours

    Mumbai : Fifteen eminent personalities from Maharashtra were named for this year’s prestigious Padma awards by the central government on Monday. They include one Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award, posthumously conferred on industrialist and Reliance Industries group founder, late Dhirubhai Ambani.

  • `North Korea has sent 1 mn leaflets through balloons’

    Seoul : North Korea has launched an estimated 1 million propaganda leaflets by balloons into South Korea amid increased tension between the rivals following the North’s recent nuclear test, Seoul officials said on Monday, reports AP.