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Janhvi a dedicated actor: Shalini Kapoor
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Actress Shalini Kapoor, known for shows like "Qubool Hai" and "Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur", is set to play Janhvi Kapoor's mother in their upcoming film "Dhadak". She says the newcomer is a loving and dedicated actor.
2018-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maharashtra NGO to tackle grievances of sitting judges
Pune (Maharashtra), Jan 16 (IANS) In an unique initiative, an NGO, 'Law and Order' comprising prominent citizens, retired judges of the Supreme Court, High Courts and District Courts will now take up grievances of sitting judges across the country, an official said here on Tuesday.
2018-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Attitude towards married actresses should be changed: Sonam Kapoor
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, caught amidst wedding rumours, says it is high time people change their attitude towards married actresses.
2018-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Ayaz an underrated actor: Samir Soni
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Ayaz Khan, best known for starring in the show "Dill Mill Gayye", is a very underrated actor and hasn't got his due in the industry, says actor-director Samir Soni.
2018-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sidharth Malhotra turns 33, celebs wish him best of everything
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra, who turned 33 on Tuesday, is looking forward to the release of "Aiyaary". His friends and colleagues from the film industry have wished him good luck for the movie and beyond.
2018-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shibani Kashyap's new song aimed at social media addicts
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Singer Shibani Kashyap of "Sajna" fame has launched a new single "Wannabe Free", aimed to free people from social media addiction.
2018-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Key Indian equity markets trade flat in afternoon session
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Giving up all the morning gains, the key Indian equity indices on Tuesday were trading flat during afternoon session after touching record highs in the early morning session.
2018-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Series based on surgical strikes in the works
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) The story of India's surgical strike on terrorist hubs in Pakistan is being made into multi-part series.
2018-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Art/Culture/Books
Right intention leads to success, says Aanand L Rai
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) After "Newton", "Mukkabaaz" is one film to have done a box office turn-around. Producer Aanand L Rai, a common factor in both projects, says when the intention is right, success is the reward.
2018-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Cheat India' on education scams will be landmark film, says Emraan
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Actor Emraan Hashmi, who will co-produce and star in "Cheat India" -- a movie on education scams in India -- is confident it will be a "landmark" role in his career.
2018-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Puru Chibber to return to TV as a Rajput
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Actor Puru Chibber, who took a break from television after quitting "Naamkarann" last year, will play a Rajput in a show.
2018-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
People had come to kill me, claims Togadia
Gandhinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) A day after he reappeared from his brief disappearance, Vishwa Hindu Parishad's international working president Pravin Togadia on Tuesday expressed the possibility that he may be killed.
2018-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
After a decade, 26/11 survivor Moshe comes to Mumbai
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Almost a decade after he narrowly survived the November 26, 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, Moshe Holtzberg arrived in Mumbai on a cool Tuesday morning.
2018-01-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society
Shilpa Shinde most talked about 'Bigg Boss 11' contestant on Twitter
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shinde, who won the reality show "Bigg Boss 11", was the most talked about contestant of the season on Twitter.
2018-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Technology
Nation must back SC judges for speaking truth: Shiv Sena
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) The nation must back the four Supreme Court judges who have spoken up boldly in favour of justice and national interest, the Shiv Sena said on Monday.
2018-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
'Padmaavat' makers state disclaimers loud and clear via ad
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) The makers of "Padmaaavat", through front page advertisements in newspapers on Monday, listed disclaimers clarifying that it never had dream sequence featuring Alauddin Khilji and Rani Padmavati, and that it is a movie every Indian will be proud of.
2018-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rohit Roy a director I enjoyed working with: Shabana
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has praised Rohit Roy and said that he is not just a "pretty face" but also a director she enjoyed working with very much.
2018-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mick Jagger is in India
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Singer Mick Jagger is in India and says he is enjoying the sights and the sounds of the country.
2018-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Crashed Pawan Hans chopper VDR found, one pilot still missing
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Nearly 24 hours after a Pawan Hans Ltd. Dauphin helicopter carrying five senior ONGC officials crashed near here, rescuers have recovered the Voice Data Recorder but serach is still on for one missing pilot, officials said on Sunday.
2018-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
ISL: Hume scores as Kerala beat Mumbai
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Kerala Blasters rode on Iain Humes first half strike to edge past Mumbai City FC 1-0 in an Indian Super League (ISL) tie at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Sunday.
2018-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football,ISL
Madhuri goes traditional for Marathi debut 'Bucket List'
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Bollywood's evergreen beauty Madhuri Dixit flaunts a simple get-up in a sari in the first look of her Marathi movie debut "Bucket List".
2018-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Alia, Ranveer's 'Gully Boy' goes on floors
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh starrer "Gully Boy", to be helmed by Zoya Akhtar, went on floors here on Sunday.
2018-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Quarterly results to influence equity market's movement (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) The ongoing earnings result season, along with macro-economic inflation and trade data points, are expected to influence the Indian equity market next week.
2018-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Three girls dead as boat with 34 students capsizes in Maharashtra
Palghar (Maharashtra), Jan 13 (IANS) Three female students drowned when a boat with at least 34 students on board capsized off the Dahanu coast in this Maharashtra district on Saturday morning, officials said.
2018-01-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Maharashtra ATS nabs seven Telangana Maoists from Thane
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) In what is claimed to be a breakthrough, the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has nabbed seven Telangana-based Maoists living in from Kalyan in neighbouring Thane district, an official said here on Saturday.
2018-01-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Pawan Hans chopper with 7 crashes off Mumbai, 3 bodies found
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) A Pawan Hans helicopter with at least five ONGC officials and two pilots on board crashed shortly after take-off from Juhu Airport here on Saturday.
2018-01-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
IDFC Bank announces merger with Capital First
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) IDFC Bank on Saturday announced its merger with non-banking financial company Capital First.
2018-01-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Pawan Hans chopper missing off Mumbai, 5 on board
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) An Pawan Hans helicopter with at least five persons, including ONGC officials, on board has gone missing shortly after take-off from Juhu Airport here on Saturday, an official said.
2018-01-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Want Vikas Gupta to win 'Bigg Boss' finale: Manveer Gurjar
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) "Bigg Boss" season 10 winner Manveer Gurjar says that he wants Vikas Gupta to win the current season of Reality TV show.
2018-01-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Low Narmada Dam water level forces Gujarat to curtail rabi season sowing
Gandhinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) With last monsoon's scanty rainfall in Madhya Pradesh reducing the Narmada dam reservoir's water storage to its lowest in 15 years, the Gujarat government asked the state's farmers to skip the summer sowing, which starts around March.
2018-01-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Mobile transactions to overtake net banking: ICICI Bank
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Lending major ICICI Bank on Friday said that it foresee mobile banking to overtake internet banking.
2018-01-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Kejriwal blames BJP-RSS for Koregaon-Bhima violence
Buldhana (Maharashtra), Jan 12 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday blamed the BJP and RSS for the January 1 casteist riots in Koregaon-Bhima which claimed one life.
2018-01-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Discontent among unemployed youth 'warning bell': Gujarat Governor
Gandhinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) In a major embarrassment to the Vijay Rupani-led BJP government in the state, Gujarat Governor O.P. Kohli on Friday raised the issue of rising discontent among youth due to unemployment, which he also dubbed as a "warning bell for any society".
2018-01-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Education
TV celebs relive warm Lohri, Makar Sankranti memories
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) For some it's a time to sing celebratory songs around a bonfire with family and friends, and for others a reason to fly colourful kites. The Lohri and Makar Sankranti festivities bring alive warm memories for TV celebrities like Tejaswi Prakash, Vatsal Sheth and Priyamvada Kant.
2018-01-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Salman Khan wishes luck to Zareen Khan for '1921'
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan has wished good luck to actress Zareen Khan for her latest film "1921".
2018-01-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Equity indices recover from day's lows on buying support
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices recovered from the day's lows to trade on a flat-to-positive note during the mid-afternoon trade session on Friday with buying support from oil and gas, and banking stocks.
2018-01-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rannvijay to play policeman in new web series
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Actor-anchor Rannvijay Singha will be seen as a tough police officer in a new web-series titled "Kaushiki" on Viu.
2018-01-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Always had a feel for the romanticised horror: Vikram Bhatt
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt, ready with his new film "1921", yet another supernatural-horror thriller, says his obsession with the spooky comes from how fear is the most palpable of all emotions.
2018-01-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Karni Sena protests outside CBFC office in Mumbai
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Activists of the Shree Rajput Karni Sena on Friday gathered outside the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) office here on Friday to protest against the coming release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat".
2018-01-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Equity indices slip from day's high on sudden sell-off
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices, which opened at fresh levels on Friday, slipped during the mid-afternoon trade session with heavy selling pressure in almost all the sectoral indices.
2018-01-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Hate Story 4' to now release on March 9
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Film director Vishal Pandya's fourth installment of the "Hate Story" franchise is now scheduled to release on March 9 -- a week later than scheduled.
2018-01-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Anupam congratulates 'The Big Sick' team
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher has congratulated the entire cast and crew of his film "The Big Sick", which bagged the Best Comedy film at the Critics Choice Award.
2018-01-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
TCS bets on Europe to lead growth: Gopinathan
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Indian IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is betting on Europe to lead the growth and become its second largest market after the US, said Chief Executive Rajesh Gopinathan on Thursday.
2018-01-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Marginal decline in TCS attrition rate
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Global software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Thursday reported 0.2 per cent sequential decline in the attrition rate to 11.9 per cent during the third quarter from 12.1 per cent last quarter of fiscal 2017-18.
2018-01-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Tangaballi challenged me to perform better: Nikitin
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Actor Nikitin Dheer says his "Chennai Express" character Tangaballi challenged him to perform better in front of superstar Shah Rukh Khan.
2018-01-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Foundation stone of cruise terminal laid at Mumbai port
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday laid the foundation stone of an international cruise terminal at the Mumbai port.
2018-01-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Politics
Ex-NBA player Martin to visit India
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Former NBA player Kevin Martin will visit India, the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced on Thursday.
2018-01-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Aishwarya Khare's accent issues (TV Snippets)
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Khare had fun taking on the avatar of a 60-year-old woman for a sequence in TV show "Saam Daam Dand Bhed", but had trouble in getting the accent right.
2018-01-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
IndusInd Bank's Q3 net profit up almost 25%
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) The IndusInd Bank on Thursday reported a rise of almost 25 per cent in net profit for the third quarter (Q3) of 2017-18.
2018-01-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Nifty50 scales new intra-day high, Sensex in green
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Optimism ahead of the release of key corporate earnings drove the Indian equity indices higher during the mid-afternoon trade session on Thursday.
2018-01-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy