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Kochhar 'to go on leave', Bakhshi new COO: ICICI Bank
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Private lending major ICICI Bank on Monday announced the appointment of Sandeep Bakhshi as Wholetime Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO) designate as its MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar decided "to go on leave till the completion of the inquiry" in relation to the allegations levelled against her.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
UTT: Dabang Smashers outclass Falcons 17-4
Pune, June 18 (IANS) Riding on some good shows by Manika Batra and G Sathiyan, Dabang Smashers T.T.C outclassed defending champions Falcons TTC 17-4 in Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Anupam Kher helps people fight depression
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher says depression is still considered to be a taboo, and he hopes to bring a change by doing his bit.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Aakriti Sharma meets her biggest fan
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Child actress Aakriti Sharma, who is getting positive response for TV show "Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala", was pleasantly surprised to see her fan -- a three-year-old girl child -- fly to Mumbai from Faridabad just to meet her.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Mallika Dua slams trolls with music video
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Comedienne Mallika Dua says she used to get upset with all the trolls, but now prefers to ignore them.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ranbir an inspiration for the coming generation: Paresh Rawal
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) While Ranbir Kapoor has been vocal about how inspiring it has been to work with Paresh Rawal in "Sanju", the veteran actor believes the young star is an inspiration for the new generation.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sriram Raghavan to direct biopic on 2nd Lt. Arun Khetarpal, PVC
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Director Sriram Raghavan and producer Dinesh Vijan have teamed up once again after "Badlapur" for the biopic of on Second Lieutenant Arun Khetarpal, who was posthumously awarded a Param Vir Chakra (PVC) the nation's highest honour for gallantry during the 1971 war with Pakistan..
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mavericks edge out Maharashtra in UTT thriller
Pune, June 17 (IANS) Ayhika Mukherjee's giant-killing ways stood out as RP-SG Mavericks thwarted a gallant charge from Maharashtra United and eked out a narrow 11-10 victory in their Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) clash at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Sunday.
2018-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Badminton
I'm not pregnant, says Shilpa Shetty
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) As a photograph of Shilpa Shetty Kundra walking out of a clinic went viral with curious minds trying to guess if she was pregnant, the actress-entrepreneur-fitness enthusiast has clarified that she is not expecting and that it was only a usual health checkup.
2018-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
There's more value for performance today: Rasika Dugal
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Theatre, television, web series and films -- Rasika Dugal is doing it all. The actress, who plays a pivotal role in the much-awaited "Manto", says avenues for nuanced performers have opened up in showbiz as the industry's landscape has changed.
2018-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Big B obliges selfie seekers in Glasgow (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is in Glasgow to shoot "Badla", says he was pleasantly surprised to see the number of Indian migrants there, among whom were some selfie seekers too.
2018-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Focus shifting from actor's responsibility to great team work: Vicky Kaushal
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal, who will be seen in "Sanju", says he does not take much pressure before the release of his films because he believes that each project has its own destiny and that a lot depends on team work.
2018-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Oil prices, monsoon to drive equity market sentiments (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Fluctuations in the prices of crude oil along with the pace of the monsoon's progress will drive the trajectory of the key equity indices next week, analysts opined.
2018-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Oil prices, foreign fund flows to guide rupee's movement
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Fluctuations in crude oil prices, along with the direction of foreign fund flows are expected to influence the Indian rupee's movement against the US dollar in the coming week, experts said on Saturday.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sathiyan, Manika star in Smashers' big victory over Warriors in UTT
Pune, June 16 (IANS) Indias highest-ranked mens player Gnanasekaran Sathiyan and 2018 Commonwealth Games double gold medallist Manika Batra came up with sterling performances to give Dabang Smashers an emphatic victory over Warriors in the CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) here on Saturday.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Getting directed by J.P Dutta an honour: Deepika Kakar
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) TV actress Deepika Kakar, who is all set to make her Bollywood debut with the war based film "Paltan", says getting directed by veteran filmmaker J.P. Dutta was an honour.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Akshay chooses excellent stories to tell: Rana Daggubati (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati has praised actor Akshay Kumar for choosing "excellent stories to tell".
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dance is a comfort zone, filmmaking a challenge: Remo D'Souza (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Choreographer-film director Remo D'Souza, whose latest directorial is "Race 3" -- an action-packed thriller starring Salman Khan -- says making movies of different genres has helped him grow as a creative individual and explore storytelling beyond dance.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Seeing Angad in 'Soorma' is amazing: Neha Dhupia
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia, who got married to actor Angad Bedi last month, says it was amazing to see her husband working in "Soorma" with co-stars like Diljit Dosanjh and Taapsee Pannu.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Beauty is a different kind of burden: Masaba Gupta
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Popular designer Masaba Gupta says she has come to realise that beauty is a different kind of burden, which keeps changing with age.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Celebrities wish peace, prosperity on Eid
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Farhan Akhtar and Sanjay Dutt have wished for peace, prosperity and love on the festive occasion of Eid on Saturday.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Religion
Shekhar Kapur appreciating 'Zero' teaser is biggest compliment: SRK
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says veteran filmmaker Shekhar Kapur appreciating the teaser of his upcoming film "Zero" is the biggest compliment.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Amitabh starts shooting for 'Badla' in Glasgow
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has started shooting for Sujoy Ghosh's next "Badla" in Glasgow.
2018-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NCLT Chandigarh allows Fortis to withdraw 'arrangement and amalgamation' scheme
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Fortis Healthcare (FHL) on Friday said that National Company Law Tribunal's (NCLT) Chandigarh Bench has approved the withdrawal of its scheme of "arrangement and amalgamation between the company, Fortis Malar Hospitals, SRL and their respective shareholders and creditors".
2018-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Table Tennis: Mavericks thrash Empowerji Challengers 5-2 in UTT
Pune, June 15 (IANS) Indias young paddlers Manav Thakkar and Ayhika Mukherjee created a big flutter by stunning much higher-ranked players in CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) as RP-SG Mavericks beat last year's finalists Empowerji Challengers 5-2 at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Friday.
2018-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Vishal Mishra releases piano version of 'Selfish'
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Composer-singer Vishal Mishra has made a piano version of the popular song "Selfish" from "Race 3".
2018-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
May 'Race 3' be blessed with historical success: Sunny to Bobby (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actor Sunny Deol has wished his younger brother Bobby for his latest release "Race 3" and hopes the film is a historical success like "Gadar: Ek Prem Katha" was for him.
2018-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Boeing, AIESL launch accelerated apprenticeship programme
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Aerospace major Boeing and Air India Engineering Services Ltd (AIESL) on Thursday inaugurated the Air India-Boeing Accelerated Apprenticeship Programme to skill Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AMEs) in India.
2018-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Table Tennis: Defending champs Falcons win opening tie in UTT
Pune, June 14 (IANS) Defending champions Falcons TTC survived a scare from Maharashtra United before upstaging them 11-10 on points in the opening tie of the second CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) at the Balewadi Indoor Stadium here on Thursday.
2018-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Yashpal wants to contribute Haryanvi story to cinema
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Actor Yashpal Sharma of "Lagaan" and "Gangaajal" fame says he signed the film "Chauhan", inspired by Karnal-based social activist S.P. Chauhan, because he wants to contribute a Haryanvi story to Indian cinema.
2018-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
I've always had to find a way to survive in the business: Dibakar Banerjee
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee, who has directed one of the four short films as part of Netflix's anthology "Lust Stories", is feeling the pre-release jitters. He says he has always had to find a way to survive in the competitive business as his works have an alternate voice.
2018-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Influx of women in workplaces is changing cinema's narrative: Zoya Akhtar (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Zoya Akhtar says as more and more women make their mark in the workplace in Indian society, it is reflecting in the country's cinema as well.
2018-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Anupam wishes Kirron to do more for Chandigarh on birthday (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) On Kirron Kher's 63rd birthday on Thursday, veteran actor Anupam Kher wished that the actress and politician continues to do excellent work for the country, especially for the people of Chandigarh.
2018-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
RBI urges NBFCs to lend more to small, medium sectors
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Non-banking financial companies (NFBCs) need to focus more on medium and small enterprises, the returns from which are much higher than from large corporates to whom NBFCs have much larger exposure, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Wednesday.
2018-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Don't want to disappoint Salman, says Daisy Shah
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Actress Daisy Shah, who is busy promoting her forthcoming film "Race 3", says that she didn't want to disappoint her mentor and co-star Salman Khan in the action film.
2018-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ICICI Bank to offload 2% in ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Lending major ICICI Bank on Wednesday said that its Board has approved the sale of up to 2 per cent in the joint venture, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, in one or more tranches.
2018-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'He called me Akka Saab', recalls Lata about Bhaiyyuji Maharaj
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Indore-based spiritual guru Bhaiyyu Maharaj's sudden suicide on Tuesday has shocked and stunned Asia's Nightingale, Lata Mangeshkar.
2018-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Religion
Tata Motors launches limited edition Tigor Buzz
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Tata Motors on Wednesday announced the launch of its limited edition -- Tigor Buzz -- priced at Rs 5.68 lakh for the petrol version and Rs 6.57 lakh for the diesel variant (ex-showroom Delhi), inclusive of the accessory kit.
2018-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
High oil prices, trade deficit widen India's current account deficit (Roundup)
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) A rise in trade deficit due to higher crude oil prices widened India's current account deficit (CAD) for 2017-18, Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) data showed on Wednesday.
2018-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Manoj Bajpayee excited about web debut
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee is looking forward to "The Family Man" and says the web series pays tribute to the everyday heroes whose sacrifices go unsung.
2018-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Rahul's first press conference in Mumbai is 2.45 minutes long
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi's first ever press conference here on Wednesday turned out to be a huge disappointment -- it lasted for 2 minutes and 45 seconds.
2018-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media,Politics
Taapsee Pannu starts shooting for 'Badla'
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu has commenced shooting for the upcoming thriller "Badla" in Scotland.
2018-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sri Reddy should give evidence rather than naming anyone: Vishal Krishna
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Tamil-Telugu actor Vishal Krishna, currently riding the crest of success with his digital hit "Irumbu Thirai" is embarrassed and appalled by actress Sri Reddy's naming game. He says if she can name Telugu superstar Nani, she can name anyone next.
2018-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Raazi' has opened doors for me: Amruta Khanvilkar
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Actress Amruta Khanvilkar, who has featured in a mix of Marathi and Hindi movies, says the success of her latest project "Raazi" has opened up a lot of opportunities for her.
2018-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shekhar Kapur researches new form of storytelling
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur says as an honorary scholar at an institute in Boston, he is researching new forms of storytelling in virtual reality and artificial intelligence.
2018-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
India to witness strong growth despite global challenges: CII President
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Industry body CII on Tuesday predicted country's economic growth rate to range from 7.3 to 7.7 per cent for 2018-19 and then strengthen further in the next few years.
2018-06-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Yes Bank's shareholders re-appoint Rana Kapoor as MD and CEO
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Private sector lender Yes Bank on Tuesday said that its shareholders have approved re-appointment of Rana Kapoor as the bank's MD and CEO for a further period of three years, effective from September 1.
2018-06-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
SEBI committee to look at allowing Indian cos to directly list abroad
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Tuesday constituted an expert committee "to consider facilitating companies incorporated in India to directly list their equity share capital abroad and vice versa".
2018-06-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Videocon shares plunge around 5% on CIRP commencement
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Videocon Industries' stocks plunged more than 4.90 per cent on Tuesday, a day after it said that "Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process" (CIRP) has been commenced against the company.
2018-06-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Disha Patani feels lucky to be part of 'Bharat'
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Actress Disha Patani says she feels lucky to be a part of the upcoming film "Bharat", which stars Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra in key roles.
2018-06-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood

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