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RIIL Q2 net profit down 21.9%
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Reliance Industrial Infrastructure Ltd (RIIL) on Monday reported a 21.9 per cent decline in net profit for the second quarter which ended on September 30.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Khayyam named for Hridaynath Award for lifetime achievement
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) National Award winning music director Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi, famous as 'Khayyam', has been named for this year's Hridaynath Award for Lifetime Achievement, an official said here on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nobody could mess around with me, get away with it: Lata Mangeshkar
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar believes every woman must be given the dignity she deserves. In the midst of the #MeToo wave in India, she says nobody could mess around with her and get away with it.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
#MeToo: Singer Sona Mohapatra urges PM to stand up for women
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Sona Mohapatra on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stand up for the "50 percent of his electorate" (women) amidst the raging #MeToo movement in the country.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Sensex erases losses despite tick-up in wholesale prices
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The key equity indices on Monday erased their initial losses, despite a tick-up in the wholesale price-based inflation index.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Air India crew member falls off aircraft in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) A senior woman crew member fell off an Air India plane at the airport here as it was preparing for a flight to New Delhi, official sources said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Defamation suits won't intimidate Vinta Nanda: Lawyer
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Writer-producer Vinta Nanda will remain undaunted in her fight against the sexual violation she faced 19 years ago even if defamation suits come her way, her lawyer said on Monday, a day after actor Alok Nath's wife Ashu Singh reportedly moved a court seeking a police probe into the "Tara" writer's accusation.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sonakshi thanks Hrithik for motivating her
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha has praised actor Hrithik Roshan and thanked him for always motivating her to be fit.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Never thought I will be a successful actor, star: Nawazuddin
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Nawazuddin Siddiqui says while he studied theatre, the thought of becoming a "successful actor" or "star" never crossed his mind.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Hip hop community witnessing more artiste breakouts: Raftaar
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Rapper Raftaar says the hip hop community is growing in India with an increasing number of artiste breakouts.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Relatives are the real creeps: Tahira Kashyap on #MeToo
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) As the #MeToo movement has gained momentum in India, writer-director Tahira Kashyap, Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana's wife, says sometimes, relatives can be the "real creeps".
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Bard of Blood' shoot begins, SRK excited
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) As the shoot for Netflix series "Bard of Blood" got underway on Sunday, actor-producer and superstar Shah Rukh Khan said it is the most exciting stuff to come out of his production banner Red Chillies Entertainment.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
#MeToo: Nandita, Konkona, Meghna won't work with proven offenders
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) As many as 11 women Indian filmmakers on Sunday came together to support the raging #MeToo movement in India, saying they have taken a stand to not work with proven offenders.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
I don't attach too much value to fame: Soha Ali Khan
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress, producer, author Soha Ali Khan says that despite coming from a famous family, she prefers to maintain her own individuality and does not attach to much value to fame and stardom. She feels it fades away with time.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Q2 results, fund flows to dictate equity market movements (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) The second-quarter earnings result season, along with the direction of foreign fund flows and macro-economic data points, are expected to determine the trajectory of key Indian equity indices next week.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
We've to market our culture to our kids first: A.R. Rahman
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Veteran music composer A.R. Rahman says Indian culture has to be marketed to the children here first. He feels Marathi cinema has been successful in doing over the last few years.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Every organisation should follow Vishakha Guidelines: Kirron Kher
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Kirron Kher said that every organisation should follow the Vishakha Guidelines to curb sexual harassment at workplaces.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
#MeToo: Government, work place must ensure woman-friendly atmosphere, says Malaika
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Actress-model Malaika Arora on Friday supported #MeToo campaign which has gathered momentum in India, saying it is up to the government and the work place concerned to create safe and conducive atmosphere for working women.
2018-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
NSE launches commodity derivatives segment
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) on Friday launched commodity derivatives segment on its platform.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
I have never misbehaved with a woman: Luv Ranjan
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Director Luv Ranjan has denied sexual misconduct allegations against him, saying he has never misbehaved with a woman.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
Dwarka, Veraval and Gopnath to be developed as lighthouse tourism spots
Gandhinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) The Union shipping ministry has decided to develop Gujarat's Dwarka, Veraval and Gopnath coastal towns as lighthouse tourism spots.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz
We should open more art galleries, says Jackie Shroff
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Actor Jackie Shroff, who was last seen onscreen in 'Paltan,' has said that there is a need to open more art galleries to encourage and appreciate artists across the country.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Art/Culture/Books,Cinema/Showbiz
India's forex reserves down over $915 mn
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves declined $915.8 million during the week ended October 5, official data showed on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mumbai NIA court attaches Zakir Naik's five properties
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here has ordered attachment of five properties belonging to controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Abdul Karim Naik, an agency statement said on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
World's warships to be dismantled at Alang
Gandhinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) The Ministry of Shipping has decided to develop Asia's largest ship-breaking yard at Alang as an eco-friendly yard. The yard will be the only such place in the world where even warships will be dismantled.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
Saira marks 52nd anniversary with throwback photo with Dilip
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) To mark her 52nd wedding anniversary with legendary actor Dilip Kumar, actress Saira Banu shared a message and one of her personal favourite photographs of herself with her "Kohinoor", her husband.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Screenwriters' Association in solidarity with Vinta Nanda
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) The Screenwriters' Association (SWA) on Friday expressed solidarity with writer-producer Vinta Nanda as well as all victims of sexual harassment.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
I strongly believe women are shaping our society: Pradeep Sarkar
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Having made his debut as a feature film director with "Parineeta", filmmaker Pradeep Sarkar gave women a strong representation on-screen -- much more than many of his contemporaries -- even before the wave of 'female-centric' films started in Bollywood. He says women are bringing change and shaping society for the better.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mumbai Police begins probe into Tanushree-Nana case
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Mumbai Police has started an investigation regarding an FIR lodged by Tanushree Dutta against actor Nana Patekar on charges of sexually harassing her on the sets of a 2008 film, said the actress' lawyer.
2018-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Parenting is where the reward, love and care is: Soha Ali Khan
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan says since she became a mother, she has developed more respect for her own mother and thinks that parenting is where the real reward, love and care is.
2018-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Meri Jung' changed my life: Anil Kapoor
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor says it was the 1985 film "Meri Jung" which changed his life.
2018-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
I'm huge Carolina Marin fan: Taapsee Pannu
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu says she is proud to have Spanish badminton superstar Carolina Marin in her team Pune 7 Aces for the fourth edition of the Vodafone Premier Badminton League (PBL).
2018-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Badminton,Cinema/Showbiz
Woman comedian accuses another of forceful kissing
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Stand-up comedienne Kaneez Surka has accused popular comic Aditi Mittal of forcefully kissing her and putting her "tongue in my mouth" while she was hosting a show in 2016.
2018-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Global slide, rupee dent domestic indices; Sensex down by over 800 points
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) A massive slide in global stock markets, along with a weak rupee plunged the key domestic equity indices during the morning trade session on Thursday.
2018-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Cinema not a Bible to teach people to be good humans: Gulzar
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Veteran writer-filmmaker Gulzar says cinema is not like a Bible which will teach people to be good human beings, but it is rather a mirror which reflects society.
2018-10-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
After Vinta Nanda, Sandhya accuses Alok Nath of harassment
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Actress Sandhya Mridul on Wednesday came out in support of writer-producer Vinta Nanda's sexual harassment allegation against actor Alok Nath, sharing her own ordeal with him during the shoot of a telefilm in Kodaikanal.
2018-10-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anurag Kashyap steps back as MAMI board member
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap on Wednesday said he has decided to step back as a board member of the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) amidst a "shadow of doubt" that he remained silent when a woman complained to him of being sexually harassed by his business partner Vikas Bahl.
2018-10-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sensex, Nifty jump on value buying, hopes of upbeat earnings
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Key equity indices jumped on Wednesday, as investors piled into beaten-down stocks amid expectations of robust corporate earnings for the second quarter ended September.
2018-10-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Have faced harassment in Bollywood and south film world: Amyra Dastur
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) With actress Tanushree Dutta opening the floodgates for the #MeToo movement in India, leading to several celebrated names coming out to speak about their unsavoury experiences, actress Amyra Dastur says she has been a victim of "harassment" at the hands of "men and women" herself. However, she says she doesn't have the guts to name and shame them.
2018-10-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
#MeToo: Vikas Bahl to sue Kashyap, Motwane for defamation
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) "Queen" director Vikas Bahl has sent a legal notice to his former Phantom Films partners Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane, whom he has called "opportunists" for making "defamatory allegations" in the wake of the ongoing #MeToo movement.
2018-10-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Kalank' is going to be a wonderful film: Sonakshi Sinha
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who is busy shooting for her forthcoming film "Kalank", says that the Abhishek Verman directorial is going to be a wonderful film.
2018-10-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
First time in 20 years, I am feeling fearless: Vinta Nanda
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) Writer-producer Vinta Nanda, who has made allegation of sexual assault against Alok Nath, on Tuesday said that for the first time after 20 years she is feeling fearless to talk about the incident.
2018-10-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
ZEE's 37 Live TV channels available for Jio's subscribers
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) Digital services provider Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio) on Tuesday announced that an agreement has been reached with ZEE Entertainment Enterprises (ZEE) to release the media and entertainment company's entire content library on Jios platforms, with immediate effect.
2018-10-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rupee slips to new low, touches 74.27 to USD
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) The Indian rupee slipped to a new low of 74.27 to a US dollar during the mid-afternoon session on Tuesday.
2018-10-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rupee slips to new low, touches 74.27 to a USD
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) The Indian rupee plunged to a new low of 74.27 (74.2675) to a US dollar during the mid-afternoon session on Tuesday.
2018-10-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sensex down 150 points, Nifty below 11,300-mark
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) The key equity indices traded in the negative territory during the mid-afternoon trade session on Tuesday.
2018-10-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Uttar Pradesh police get transit remand of arrested BrahMos engineer
Nagpur, Oct 9 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh anti-terror squad was on Tuesday granted a three-day transit remand of Nishant Agrawal, a senior systems engineer working with BrahMos Aerospace.
2018-10-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vinta Nanda accuses Alok Nath of rape, CINTAA to send him notice
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) Vinta Nanda, a veteran writer-producer of the avant-garde 1990s' show "Tara" fame, has accused actor Alok Nath -- known for his "sanskaari" on-screen image -- of sexually violating her almost two decades ago. The Cine & TV Artists Association (CINTAA) has decided to send him a show-cause notice.
2018-10-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Priya Kumar's novel to be made into web series
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) Priya Kumars novel "I Will Go With You" will be turned into a web series. The fast-paced adventure is scheduled for a release in December.
2018-10-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tata Steel India's Q2 sales up 3.24%
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) Tata Steel India's year-on-year sales during the second quarter of 2018-19 rose by 3.24 per cent to 3.18 million tonnes (MT) on provisional basis.
2018-10-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy

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