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Congress targets BJP over Global Hunger Report
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress' Maharashtra unit on Friday hit out at the Centre's ruling BJP after the Global Hunger Report-2021, yanked India down from the 63rd rank to the 101st with a reduced score.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
At Dussehra Rally, Uddhav Thackeray takes aim at several political 'Ravanas'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party and its brand of Hindutva, called for a national debate on federalism, sympathised with the farmers, and lavished praise on his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
SRK and his history of being a controversy magnet
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Aryan Khan's troubles with the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) may have dragged Shah Rukh Khan into the kind of spotlight he would have liked to avoid, but he himself is no stranger to controversies.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Peace on the sea does not happen by accident: US Navy chief
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Peace on the sea does not happen by accident, visiting US Navy chief, Admiral Michael Gilday said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Dussehra Rally: Thackeray moots debate on 'Centre-State' relations
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) In a sharp all-round attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday called for a national debate on federalism and Centre-State relations on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of India's Independence.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
India's forex reserves rise by over $2 bn
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves rose by $2.039 billion during the week ended October 8.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Urvashi Rautela announces her new film 'Dil Hai Gray'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela has recently announced the name of her next film which is titled 'Dil Hai Gray'. It's a Hindi remake of Tamil film 'Thiruttu Payale 2'.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Will keep a watch players don't get overconfident: Coach Stimac
Male (Maldives), Oct 15 (IANS) Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac said on Friday that he will be keeping a close watch to ensure his side doesn't cross the fine line between confidence and overconfidence when they meet Nepal in the SAFF Championship final here on Saturday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Freedom, Mahatma, 'Gen Next English' figure in Aryan Khan bail feud (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The heated arguments for and against Aryan Khan's bail plea before the special NDPS court on Friday witnessed the prosecution and defence invoking Mahatma Gandhi and Queen's English versus the gen-next lingo.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ilaiyaraaja's 'Music School' set to roll with muhurat puja on Dussehra
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Iconic music composer Ilaiyaraaja's musical film 'Music School', directed and written by Papa Rao Biyyala, is all set to roll with a muhurat puja timed on Dussehra.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Prakash Jha's 'Highway Nights' wins at Best of India Short Film Festival
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker and actor Prakash Jha's short film 'Highway Nights' won the grand jury prize at Best of India Short Film Festival 2021. The film will qualify for the 2023 Oscars.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Unearthed Rs 184 cr black income in Pawar kin-related raids: IT Dept (Lead, changing dateline)
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Income Tax Department, which raided at least 70 premises allegedly linked with Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and others last week, said it has unearthed proof of unaccounted incomes of around Rs 184 crore, officials said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Politics
Nia Sharma, Rahul Vaidya on 'Zee Comedy Show' to promote 'Garbe Ki Raat' video
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Renowned music composer and singer Anu Malik will be seen as the special guest on 'Zee Comedy Show' over the weekend, while singer Rahul Vaidya and television actress Nia Sharma make a guest appearance to promote their recently launched music video - 'Garbe Ki Raat'.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'KBC 13': Ramesh Sippy reveals how dream cast of 'Sholay' was assembled
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Renowned director Ramesh Sippy shares with 'KBC 13' host Amitabh Bachchan as to why he chose Hema Malini as 'Basanti' and how did he think about 'Jai-Veeru'. Sippy will appear as a special guest along with Hema Malini on 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13's 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' episode.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shankar Mahadevan: It's not about winning, it's about participating
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Shankar Mahadevan, who is all set to return as a judge on the new season of 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa' singing reality show, says kids should concentrate on participating rather than winning or achieving.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Freedom, Mahatma, 'Gen Next English' figure in Aryan Khan bail feud
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The heated arguments for and against Aryan Khan's bail plea before the special NDPS court on Friday witnessed the prosecution and defence invoking Mahatma Gandhi and Queen's English versus the gen-next lingo.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Aparna Sen recalls stint on Busan jury as 'The Rapist' wins fest's top award (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Celebrating her film, 'The Rapist', getting the prestigious Kim Jiseok Award at 'A Window on Asian Cinema' section in the 26th Busan International Film Festival in South Korea, veteran filmmaker and actress Aparna Sen said the honour meant a lot to her because she had served on the festival's jury and got to know the man after whom it is named.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Nepal's teamwork a worry for India's Chhetri ahead of SAFF final
Male (Maldives), Oct 15 (IANS) Indian football team captain and prolific goal-scorer Sunil Chhetri said ahead of the SAFF Championship final here on Saturday that Nepal may not have an extraordinary player like Maldives' Ali Ashfaq in their ranks, but the side more than makes up for it with great teamwork.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Sapna Thakur recalls celebrating Dussehra in Chandigarh
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Sapna Thakur who plays the role of 'Samaira' in 'Kyun Rishton Mein Katti Batti' recalls celebrating Dussehra in her hometown of Chandigarh. She says it was all fun and the festival was celebrated in a grand way.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ranveer sings praises of Ajay-Atul for 'The Big Picture' music
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Bollywood star Ranveer Singh, who is hosting a visual-based game show 'The Big Picture', has praised music director duo Ajay-Atul for composing the soundtrack of the show, saying, "Feel aa gaya".
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Bigg Boss 15': Afsana and Shamita get into ugly fight
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The 'Bigg Boss 15' house is day by day turning into a battleground with contestants coming up with cunning strategies, and rivalries that continue to grow. In the earlier episodes we saw Vishal Kotian teaming up with Shamita Shetty for a new plan to enter the house.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Trailer of comedy series 'One Mic Stand' Season 2 out
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The trailer of celebrity comedy series 'One Mic Stand' Season 2 featuring Sunny Leone, Karan Johar, Chetan Bhagat among others, is out.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Gadar' sequel with Sunny, Ameesha all set to go on the floors
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel will return together to the big screen after 20 years in the sequel to 'Gadar: Ek Prem Katha', the top-grossing blockbuster that was released in 2001, competing head-to-head with another modern classic, Ashutosh Gowarikar's Aamir Khan-starrer 'Lagaan'.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nov 5 release for 'Sooryavanshi' starring Akshay, Ajay, Ranveer, Katrina
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Ranveer Singh and Katrina Kaif-starrer 'Sooryavanshi' is all set to release in theatres on November 5.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Gaurang Doshi: '7th Sense' has been revived with bigger, better ensemble
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Producer Gaurang Doshi's multi-starrer crime thriller web series '7th Sense', which made headlines when its cast members walked out, has said the project has not been shelved. Instead, a new cast has been "locked" and the shooting will start in the "next three months".
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Vidhi Pandya's elder brother shares his early fears about her entering 'Bigg Boss 15'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss 15' contestant Vidhi Pandya can be seen taking a stand for herself on and off. She came across as one of the sorted contestants of the show. But it is interesting to know that her elder brother Urmil Pandya initially did not want her to participate in the show because he feared that people might misjudge her.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ace cueist Advani leads elite field in World snooker qualifiers
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) India's best cueist Pankaj Advani, the recent winner of the Asian Snooker Championship and World 6-Red Snooker crowns, will be the star attraction in the World Snooker Qualifiers, a National Selection Tournament, to be held here from October 17 to 27, 2021.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
RTI: Maha LoP Devendra Fadnavis is a 'Man of Letters', 230-plus
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis -- whose political bark is considered worse than his bite -- also uses the pen, literally, to bulldoze the Maha Vikas Aghadi 'auto rickshaw' government, no-holds-barred.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Kohli=Pant banter ahead of T20 World Cup
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Ahead of the T20 World Cup which starts on Sunday, India skipper Virat Kohli has provoked wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant in a fun way to get the Delhi batsman's mood up for the upcoming mega event.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kriti, Rajkummar amp up 'Hum Do Hamare Do' track 'Bansuri'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) After creating an Internet sensation with the A.R. Rahman-composed track, 'Param Sundari', Kriti is back, this time with the consummate performer Rajkummar Rao, for the latest 'Hum Do Hamare Do' track, 'Bansuri'.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maha Minister Awhad arrested in assault case, gets bail
Thane, Oct 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad was placed under arrest in connection with an assault case but later released on bail, officials said here on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Chhetri breaks Pele's record, says it is not important, there is no comparison
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) To go past the legendary Pele and be just one adrift of Lionel Mess in the list of top goal scorers in the world is an extraordinary feeling and one could be pardoned for being on cloud nine after achieving such a feat.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Well, few things have gone their way: Chopra on CSK in IPL 2021
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Former India batter Aakash Chopra feels that some things have gone Chennai Super Kings' way, which led to them 'exceeding expectations'. He also said that Chennai went from strength to strength as they did well in their matches in Mumbai. Chennai are now in their ninth IPL final and will try to bag the trophy for the fourth time against the Kolkata Knight Riders on Friday in Dubai.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
NCP v/s NCB: Maha Minister Malik says agency framed his kin in drug case
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) A day after a Mumbai special court said that no case of illicit drug trafficking or conspiracy was made out against Sameer Khan, his father-in-law and senior Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik on Thursday slammed the NCB for falsely implicating him in the alleged narcotics seizure case in January.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Positive macros, results push equities higher; Sensex closes above 61k (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Positive macro-economic wholesale inflation data as well as healthy Q2 results pushed equities higher on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Taapsee Pannu: Sports stars are actually the real heroes for me
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu, who plays a sprinter in her latest film 'Rashmi Rocket', says that she is always in awe of sports personalities and that she feels they are the real heroes.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Aryan Khan bail verdict on Oct 20, NCB paints him as a 'junkie'
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) In a huge setback to Aryan Khan, a Mumbai special NDPS court on Thursday reserved its order on his and other co-accused's bail applications till October 20, even as the NCB virtually labelled him a 'junkie' regularly consuming drugs.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Economic pickup will support borrowers but Covid risks remain high: Moody's
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Over the next three to six months, auto loan delinquency rates will stay elevated, though broadly stable from current levels, Moody's Investors Service said in its comment on auto loans.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Aryan Khan bail: Mumbai court to pronounce verdict on Oct 20
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) In a huge setback to Aryan Khan, a Mumbai special NDPS court on Thursday reserved its order on his and other co-accused's bail applications till October 20.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Punit Goenka questions Invesco's silence on merger proposal with Reliance
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) In the ongoing Zee-Invesco tussle, the company's Managing Director and CEO Punit Goenka has now broken his silence charging the company's largest shareholder with hiding facts that prevented it from bringing facts about a merger proposal earlier.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Guru Randhawa, Mrunal Thakur's 'snow fight' in Kashmir!
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Singer Guru Randhawa and actress Mrunal Thakur had a playful time in Kashmir while shooting for the new music video 'Aise Na Chhoro Mujhe' which also captured their 'snow fight'.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Fardeen, Riteish-starrer 'Visfot' to go on floors next week
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) The shooting for Fardeen Khan's comeback film 'Visfot', which also stars Riteish Deshmukh, will begin from next week.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Sanak' director Kanishk Varma inspired by real incidents, books
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Director Kanishk Varma says hostage drama is a popular genre in the West and that he took inspiration from real-life incidents and books by popular author Vince Flynn for his upcoming action thriller 'Sanak - Hope Under Siege'.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
YouTuber Bhuvan Bam worked on 'Dhindora' for three years
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Celebrated YouTuber and actor Bhuvan Bam is all set to release his first web show 'Dhindora' and he says he has been working on the project for the last three years.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
ED summons Bollywood actors Nora, Jacqueline in black money case
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has again summoned Bollywood actresses Nora Fatehi and Jacqueline Fernandez in connection with an alleged Rs 200-crore money-laundering case, official sources said here on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sikandar Kher: OTT has definitely led to democratisation of our film industry
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actor Sikander Kher, who was last seen in the web series 'Aarya', has hailed the digital platform. He says OTT has led to the democratisation of the film industry and has helped in bringing out brilliant content and actors coming to the limelight.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kay Kay Menon's 'Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story' is packed with action
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) The teaser of actor Kay Kay Menon-starrer 'Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story' has been unveiled on Thursday and it is packed with high octane action.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Daggubatis all set to get on the floors for Telugu web series 'Rana Naidu'
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) The uncle-nephew duo of Venkatesh and Rana Daggubati are all set to appear together on Netflix's upcoming Telugu web series, 'Rana Naidu'.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Pune Airport to remain shut from Oct 16-29 for maintenance
Pune, Oct 14 (IANS) Post-Dassehra, the Pune Airport will remain shut for all flights from October 16-29 for carrying out repairs and maintenance works, followed by a partial closure till November 30, officials said here on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
After 'Ramayana', Nitesh Tiwari shows interest in Satyam Srivastava's mythological fiction
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Nitesh Tiwari says he is intrigued by Satyam Srivastava's 'The Wielder of the Trishul' and hints that he might adapt it for a movie.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz