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Popularity of Premier League in India has grown: Ranveer
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Bollywood actor and Premier League Ambassador for India, Ranveer Singh, took to the turf for an exhibition cricket skills challenge against Premier League record goal scorer Alan Shearer at the Gallant Sports Arena here.
2020-02-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Meet Bros, Amit Mishra, Akasa to go talent-hunting on reality show
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Music artistes Meet Bros, Amit Mishra and Akasa are coming together to hunt for India's next singing sensation on the show, "MTV Beats Ke Desi Kalakaar".
2020-02-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Smriti blames KJo's hamper for her weight gain
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani went back in time and showed her lighter side as she blamed filmmaker Karan Johar's hamper for her weight gain.
2020-02-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Civil aviation projects of Vibrant Gujarat summits dropped
Gandhinagar, Feb 27 (IANS) The Gujarat government has admitted that all the civil aviation projects proposed in the Vibrant Global Gujarat Investment Summits (VGGIS) of 2015 and 2017 have been dropped. The opposition Congress alleged that these summits were just a hoax and no real investments have happened in the state.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
RBI approves Kathpalia's appointment as IndusInd Bank MD & CEO
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Private lender IndusInd Bank on Thursday said that it has received RBI's approval for the appointment of Sumant Kathpalia as the bank's MD and CEO for three years post the retirement of the incumbent Romesh Sobti.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Gujarat Cong alleges Rs 150 cr e-tab scam, govt denies
Gandhinagar, Feb 27 (IANS) The Congress here on Wednesday alleged a Rs 150 crore e-tablet procurement scam by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Gujarat. The government paid Rs 5,000 extra over the market price of these tablets, the opposition alleged.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Maha Congress seeks resolution against NRC/NPR in legislature
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) The Maharashtra Congress on Thursday demanded that the state legislature should pass a resolution against NRC/NPR to allay the fears of minorities in the state.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Shiv Sena urges the RSS to 'restrain the Fadnavis couple'
Nagpur, Feb 27 (IANS) A day after an ugly spat erupted between Maharashtra's ruling Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress and opposition Bharatiya Janata Party over Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis' "bangles" remarks, a senior Sena leader on Thursday knocked the doors of the RSS for help.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
AR Rahman: Turning producer for me is like being born again
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman says turning producer is like being born again, as a new man.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shashaa Tirupati a 'crazy type' of Amit Trivedi fan
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) National Award-winning singer Shashaa Tirupati has recorded a Telugu track, "Manasu maree", for the Nani-starrer "V" with singer-composer Amit Trivedi. She says she always considered herself the "crazy type of Amit Trivedi fan".
2020-02-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maharashtra drops cases in three state agitations
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has withdrawn several cases lodged by the previous Bharatiya Janata Party regime in the Maratha quotas, Koregaon-Bhima and Nanar refinery agitations, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh announced here on Thursday.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Terence Lewis on why reality TV talent hunt matters in India
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Choreographer Terence Lewis has been associated with dance reality shows for long. He agrees that there is a surfeit of talent-based shows on television, but he feels all of these are important because they provide platforms to aspiring artistes in a hugely populated country like India.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jacqueline Fernandes 'super excited' to work with Asim Riaz in music video
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Bollywood star Jacqueline Fernandes says is "super excited" to work with "Bigg Boss 13" runner-up Asim Riaz in a music video.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Comedian Amit Tandon: Stand up comedy is great catharsis
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) What happens when a mic is given to 42-year-old stand-up comic who is a father of two teenagers? Well, he has lots of funny family stories! New Delhi-based comedian Amit Tandon has come out with an hour long special titled "Amit Tandon: Family Tandoncies". The funnyman is over the moon, what with Indian society finally learning to embrace stand-up as an art and a profession, and says that thsi form of comedy has emerged as a great form of expression.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kartik Aaryan's 'favourite cricketer' Jemimah Rodrigues aces 'Haan main galat'
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Kartik Aaryan's "favourite crickter" Jemimah Rodrigues shook a leg on the song "Haan main galat" from his latest release "Loev Aaj Kal", and the young actor is simply loving it.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Taapsee: Book on my life incomplete without Anubhav Sinha
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu says director Anubhav Sinha has spoilt his actors for delivering their best and that not just her filmography but the book of her life -- if ever there is one -- shall be incomplete without writing about him.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
A.R. Rahman on turning producer
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman says turning producer is like being born again as a new man.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chelsea colts drub FC Goa in Next Gen Mumbai Cup
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) The youth team of Chelsea continued their enviable run of form with a convincing 5-0 win over their counterparts from FC Goa on the third day of the PL-ISL Next Generation Mumbai Cup at the Reliance Corporate Park football ground in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Meher Vij excited about her action avatar in 'Special Ops'
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Actress Meher Vij rose to fame playing the mother of a teenage girl in "Secret Superstar", and she is now happy to do a lot of action in Neeraj Pandey's upcoming web series "Special Ops".
2020-02-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Malaika Arora: 'Chaiyya chaiyya' shouldn't be recreated
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Dancing diva Malaika Arora shot to fame with the song "Chaiyya chaiyya" back in 1998. She feels that though there is a trend of remixes these days, the AR Rahman composition is one of those numbers that simply shouldn't be touched.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Andhra plans desalination plants with Israeli technology
Amaravati, Feb 26 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government plans to set up desalination plants along coastal districts in collaboration with Israeli company IDE Technologies to overcome the drinking water shortage in the state.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ritiesh Deshmukh: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj trilogy in multiple languages
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Actor Riteish Deshmukh and "Sairat" director Nagraj Manjule's ambitious multilingual trilogy on the life of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj should start shooting by the end of the year, and the first of the three films will release in 2021.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Liverpool not greatest Premier League team of all time yet: Shearer
Navi Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Former England striker and Newcastle United great Alan Shearer feels Liverpool cannot be termed as the best ever English Premier League team just yet as they need to consistently be at the top and win trophies over a period of time.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Markets fall below Budget Day low, Auto index tanks 2%
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian markets along with global indices fell sharply on Wednesday as Coronavirus pandemic fears deepened. Sensex and Nifty fell nearly 1 per cent even below the Budget Day lows.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Taapsee Pannu will 'wait and conspire' to work with Hrithik Roshan
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu confesses being a fan of Hrithik Roshan and says she will "wait and conspire" to ensure she gets to work with the Bollywood superstar.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian retail market to reach $1 trillion by 2025: Report
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) The Indian retail market is estimated to cross $1 trillion-mark by 2025 and top five retailers could take on a bigger slice of the industry, reaching over 10 per cent market share each in the next decade, a new report said on Wednesday.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Kareena Kapoor reveals fitness secrets for fans
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Bollywood actress and style diva Kareena Kapoor Khan has shared her fitness secrets for fans.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
In a first, BMC seizes 2 helicopters for property tax dues
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has seized two helicopters of MESCO Airline for non-payment of Property Tax (PT) dues of over Rs 16 million for the current year (2019-2020).
2020-02-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Accenture opens 3rd Innovation Lab in India
Pune, Feb 26 (IANS) Accenture on Wednesday opened its third Innovation Hub in India that would help clients co-innovate with company experts across advanced technologies, including extended reality, Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain and quantum computing, among others.
2020-02-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Dhoni is a bowler's captain: Pragyan Ojha
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Former India spinner Pragyan Ojha praised his ex-captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, saying that the veteran wicketkeeper-batsman was a "bowler's captain."
2020-02-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
RBI lifts curbs, allows Bandhan Bank to open new branch
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Bandhan Bank on Tuesday said that the Reserve Bank of India has lifted the regulatory restrictions on the bank against opening a new branch considering the "efforts made by the bank to comply with the said licencing condition".
2020-02-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Gujarat's Khambhat brought under Disturbed Area Act after riots
Gandhinagar, Feb 25 (IANS) The Gujarat government here on Tuesday included Khambhat town of the Anand district in the Disturbed Area Act following the communal riots on Sunday, and removed Anand Superintendent of Police (SP) Makrand Chauhan and Khambhat Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Reema Munshi.
2020-02-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Care puts Yes Bank' bonds worth Rs 21,000 cr on 'credit watch'
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Care Ratings on Tuesday placed Yes Bank's bonds worth Rs 21,000 crore on "credit watch with negative implications" citing the continued delay in raising core equity capital.
2020-02-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Indigo shares plunge 5% over reports that Sebi found undisclosed RTPs
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Shares of InterGlobe Aviation, the company which runs Indigo, fell nearly 5 per cent on the BSE over reports that market regulator Sebi has found several undisclosed related-party transactions (RPTs) between InterGlobe Enterprises and IndiGo. However, the company denied the report in an regulatory filing.
2020-02-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sindhu turns brand ambassador for anti-graft helpline
Amaravati, Feb 25 (IANS) Badminton world champion P.V. Sindhu has been appointed the brand ambassador for Andhra Pradesh government's anti-graft helpline.
2020-02-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Badminton
Ayushmann: Blessed to be acting at a time when I can root for social causes
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Ayushmann Khurrana has proved himself time and again by portraying characters not many have tried before, and he feels blessed to be an actor at a time where he can stand up and root for social causes on screen.
2020-02-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Neha Dhupia: I ate my heart out during pregnancy
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia says pregnancy was one of her best phases in life because she got a chance to eat her "heart out", chucking all dietary restrictions she has had to maintain as an actress and model over 15 years.
2020-02-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Reliance Foundation Young Champs dominate Southampton
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) The Reliance Foundation Young Champs began the day bright an early with a 3-0 win over Southampton FC Under-14s in the PL-ISL Next Generation Mumbai Cup at the Reliance Corporate Park Football Ground, Navi Mumbai here on Tuesday.
2020-02-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Mira to Shahid: Happy birthday to the love of my life
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) On Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor's 39th birthday on Tuesday, his wife Mira Kapoor took to social media to wish the "love" of her life.
2020-02-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Limited immediate risk from Covid-19 to India pharma sector'
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The immediate risk to the Indian pharma industry from the supply shortages of key raw materials from China due to coronavirus outbreak is limited, a market report said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Coronavirus fear: Gold logs all-time high of Rs 43,590
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Supported by weakening rupee and uncertainty owing to the fast spreading coronavirus, prices of safe haven assets like gold and silver rose sharply on Monday. Gold prices logged a life-time high of Rs 43,590 per 10 grams, jumping over Rs 1,800 in a single session.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Chelsea colts get past Reliance Foundation Young Champs
Navi Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) In a highly entertaining encounter of the PL-ISL Next Generation Cup, the Chelsea youth brigade scripted an impressive 3-1 victory against Reliance Foundation Young Champs (RFYC) at the Reliance Corporate Park football ground here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Rapper Naezy all set for nationwide tour
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Rapper Naezy is all set to kick off his nationwide tour beginning with Mumbai this Saturday. The tour aims to celebrate the success of his debut album "Maghreb".
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Feb sales fell 10% due to coronavirus outbreak: TVS Motor
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Chennai-based TVS Motor Company on Monday said that its vehicle sales suffered a 10 per cent drop in "planned production" due to the coronavirus outbreak in China.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Guneet Monga: Short film is a powerful medium
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Oscar-winning short film producer Guneet Monga, who recently produced the anthology "Zindagi Inshort" -- that amalgamates seven stories -- says that the short film is one of the powerful mediums to narrate thought-provoking stories.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trump praises Modi in Gandhi Ashram visitor's book
Gandhinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Setting a precedence, US President Donald Trump instead of writing something on Mahatma Gandhi, praised Prime Minister Narenrda Modi in the visitor's book at the Gandhi Ashram at Sabarmati, here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Mahesh Bhatt on daughter Pooja's b'day: 'Life gave me the gift of you'
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has penned an emotional post wishing eldest daughter Pooja Bhatt on her birthday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India can become one of top 3 economies in world: Mukesh Ambani
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Riding on the power of technology, India has the opportunity to become a premier digital society and one of the top three economies in the world, Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani said here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ayushmann hopes 'Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan' continues entertaining
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is happy with the box-office response to his latest release "Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan".
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India to be one of top 3 economies in world: Mukesh Ambani
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Riding on the power of technology, India has the opportunity to become a premier digital society and one of the top three economies in the world, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani said here on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology