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'In the footsteps of Raama...' -- no ordinary travelogue (Book Review)
Most people would claim reading and traveling are two of their hobbies, but reading a travelogue is not exactly a cup of tea for most people. And expectedly, most readers were skeptical to read the book when recommended. 'I started the book expecting only to get through the first few pages, at best. However, I finished the book in two days! It was unputdownable!
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Art/Culture/Books
IL&FS realises Rs 33 cr by selling its vehicles, furniture
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Crisis-ridden IL&FS has recovered around Rs 33.28 crore by selling assets, including vehicles, furniture, and electrical installations among others.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Faster economic rebound lift equities, Nfty crosses 16k mark (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Faster economic rebound, as shown by healthy macro-data, along with estimates of less severe third Covid wave, lifted India's equity indices to record high levels on Tuesday, with the Nifty breaching the 16,000 mark.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Akshay Kumar, Vaani Kapoor leave for Delhi for 'Bell Bottom' trailer launch
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actors Akshay Kumar and Vaani Kapoor were spotted at the international airport here on Tuesday, as they left for Delhi to launch the trailer of their upcoming film 'Bell Bottom'.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Flood relief: Maha approves Rs 11,500 cr aid package
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Tuesday announced the much-anticipated relief package of Rs 11,500 crore for emergency relief, repairs and longterm rehabilitation measures for the victims of the recent devastating floods which hit 9 districts last month.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Richa Chadha's 'Girls Will Be Girls' script selected for Gotham Week
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Richa Chadha's script of her production venture 'Girls Will Be Girls' has been selected as part of the international features section at this year's 'Gotham Week'. The actress hopes to be able to find "like-minded" investors and collaborators to make the "exciting film".
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rajveer reveals how Hema Malini encouraged him during 'Ek Duaa' shoot
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor Rajveer Ankur Singh, who features alongside Esha Deol Takhtani in the latest digital film 'Ek Duaa', has revealed how Esha's mother, veteran actress Hema Malini used to visit the sets during shoot and what she said to encourage him.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mumbai logs sharpest hike in data centre capacity in Asia Pacific
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Mumbai has recorded sharpest increase in data centre capacity in the Asia Pacific region, adding 56MW in the first quarter this year, a report showed on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Aalisha Panwar on her role in 'Teri Meri Ikk Jindri'
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actress Aalisha Panwar has been roped in for the show 'Teri Meri Ikk Jindri' to play the character of Jogi's (Adhvik Mahajan) childhood friend Avneet. She will be portraying a modern Punjabi girl full of confidence and passion.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Deepak Wadhwa to play 'no-nonsense' cop in 'Manohar Kahaniyan'
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor Deepak Wadhwa will be seen playing a police officer in an episode of 'Manohar Kahaniyan'. He is glad to be a part of an edge-of-the-seat suspense thriller and shared that stories of murder mysteries and the dark world get him excited.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Pak actress Sajal Aly says 'Dhoop Ki Deewar' roots for unity between India, Pak
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Pakistani actress Sajal Aly who also appeared in the late Sridevi-starrer 'Mom' in the past, says her latest show 'Dhoop Ki Deewar' that released on an Indian OTT platform - celebrates peace and unity between India and Pakistan.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Sakshi Tanwar says 'Dial 100' takes her back to her college days
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) There was a youngster in a college in Delhi with a dream to become an actor, who took part in a street play and that play was directed by a then aspiring actor. 30 years later, that youngster became a prominent actress - known for her work on television and OTT platforms - and now shares screen space with that aspiring actor who is now multiple National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hopes of faster economic rebound lift equities; Nifty crosses 16K-mark (Ld)
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Hopes of a faster economic rebound along with estimates of less severe third Covid wave lifted India's equity indices to fresh intraday record highs during Tuesday's afternoon session.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
SEBI bars Green Money Solution for unauthorised investment advisory
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred Green Money Solution (GMS) and its proprietor Arvind Patidar from the securities market for involving in investment advisory activities without being registered with the capital market regulator.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Planet Marathi OTT to launch 5 original web series in August
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Planet Marathi OTT has announced a list of five original web series with a power-packed star cast that will be released in August.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
'Oye Mamu!' first Hindi film to premiere on Book My Show app on Aug 6
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Comedy film 'Oye Mamu!' will be the first Hindi film to premiere on the Book My Show app, a TVOD (transactional video on demand) platform.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rahat Kazmi on success of 'Lines', 'Lihaaf': Very motivating for independent filmmakers
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Director Rahat Kazmi may have had two back-to-back successes with his films 'Lines' and 'Lihaaf' releasing on OTT within a week. But he has no time to stop, even as his films have received a warm response from critics and audiences alike.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Bhagya Lakshmi' actress Aishwarya Khare: People like Lakshmi exist in reality
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Aishwarya Khare, lead actress of the upcoming daily soap 'Bhagya Lakshmi', says her screen character Lakshmi personifies selflessness and such people exist in the world even today!
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation polls after monsoon: SEC
Gandhinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) The Gujarat State Election Commission (SEC) has decided to hold elections of the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation, Okha municipality and Tharad municipality after the monsoon season is over in the state.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ravi Bhatia: Overwhelmed to be compared with Amitabh, Shahrukh's 'Don' films
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor Ravi Bhatia who plays a don in web series 'Shukla the Tiger' is overwhelmed on being compared with superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan's 'Don' movies.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Monica Dogra is femme fatale in upcoming drama 'Cartel'
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actress Monica Dogra, who is turning heads with her back-to-back unconventional character choices, will be a part of the action drama, 'Cartel'. Monica will be seen playing Maya, Abhay's (played by Rithvik Dhanjani) love interest.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
WhiteHat Jr coding enters schools in India, to reach 10L students
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Leading online learning platform WhiteHat Jr on Tuesday announced to bring its flagship coding curriculum to schoolchildren in the country, adding that it has signed up 500 schools across the country, representing more than 1.25 lakh students, who will learn coding via a physical-digital blended coding curriculum.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Education
Sensex, Nifty hit new record highs
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices touched fresh all-time high levels on Tuesday morning.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
upGrad acquires global edtech firm KnowledgeHut
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Edtech platform upGrad on Tuesday said it has acquired global firm KnowledgeHut for an undisclosed sum.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Education
Manish Wadhwa opens up on his role in 'Chhatrasal' and OTT's relevance
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor Manish Wadhwa recently made his web debut with "Chhatrasal". He shot the series two years ago, which is now finally streaming. The actor is happy and hopeful that this project will initiate ways for him to get more work on the web.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
India's Princepal picked by Sacramento Kings for California league
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) India's top basketball player Princepal Singh has been included in NBA's Sacramento Kings' roster for the California Classic Summer League.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Whatever I have achieved today, I owe it to my parents: Yagya Bhasin
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Age is just about the numbers and this holds true for child artiste Yagya Bhasin who has been featured in many television shows, including "Krishna Chali London" and the recent "Yeh Hai Chahatein".
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India hosts international conference on clouds and precipitation
Pune/New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Cloud seeding is being considered in many countries but science-based guidelines are needed for effective planning and ensuring best use of resources, Earth Sciences and Science and Technology Secretary, Prof Ashutosh Sharma said on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Gautam Rode opens up on recovery after back surgery
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Popular television actor Gautam Rode underwent a back surgery last week and is recuperating now.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'The Legend of Hanuman Season 2' to release digitally on Aug 6
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) The second season of mythological animation series "The Legend of Hanuman" is all set to release on digital platforms with actor Sharad Kelkar as the narrator.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Deepak Wadhwa talks about bonding with the cast of 'Kuch Rang Pyar Ke...'
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Actor Deepak Wadhwa is going to join the star cast of "Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke Aise Bhi - Nayi Kahaani".
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Some curbs go, Mumbai local trains bar commoner for 17th month
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Partially easing the lockdown restrictions, the Maharashtra government has permitted a few additional activities in 22 districts, but the remaining 14 continue under Level-3 curbs as before, including the Mumbai suburban trains which remain out of bounds for common commuters for the 17th consecutive month, an official announcement said here on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Shiv Sena men yank off new Adani hoarding at Mumbai Airport (Ld)
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) A group of angry, sloganeering Shiv Sainiks went on rampage to vandalise and tear down a brand new hoarding erected by the Adani Airport Holding Ltd (AAHL) outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) here on Monday afternoon.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Mahindra Auto's July YoY PV sales up 91%
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Automobile major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) on Monday reported a growth of 91 per cent in passenger vehicle sales in July 2021.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
HDFC's consolidated net profit up 31%
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) on Monday reported a rise of 31 per cent in consolidated net profit for Q1FY21, on year-on-year basis.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Tata Motors to increases passenger vehicle prices by average of 0.8%
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors will increase passenger vehicles' prices, on an average by 0.8 per cent, depending on the variant and model, effective from August 3.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Indian Bank, IIT Bombay join hands to fund startups, MSMEs
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian Bank has entered into an MoU with the Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), IIT Bombay, for extending exclusive credit facility to startups and MSMEs.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Healthy data, global cues buoy indices; realty stocks' gain (Roundup)
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Hopes of a faster economic rebound, along with, healthy auto sales, GST collection and PMI data lifted India's equity markets on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Makers of Ammy Virk-starrer 'Puaada' excited for theatrical release
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) As Ammy Virk and Sonam Bajwa's Punjabi starrer 'Puaada' ('Trick') releases in theatres on August 12, the debutant director of the film Rupinder Chahal and producer Atul Bhalla are excited about its big-screen release.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Dino Morea's first look from 'The Empire' unveiled
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Actor Dino Morea's first look from 'The Empire' has been unveiled.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
New TV show 'Bhagya Lakshmi' shares message of selflessness
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) A new daily soap titled 'Bhagya Lakshmi' is slated to air on television from this week.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Gauahar Khan looks back on how she thrived in entertainment for 19 yrs
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Gauahar Khan has managed to find her fan base in every section of the audience.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Anil Deshmukh once again skips ED summons
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Former Maharashtra Home Minister and senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Anil Deshmukh, who is being probed in an alleged money laundering case, skipped the Enforcement Directorate (ED) summons for questioning once again on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Shiv Sena activists tear down Adani hoarding at Mumbai Airport
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) A group of slogan-shouting Shiv Sainiks vandalised and tore down a brand new hoarding erected by the Adani Airport Holding Ltd (AAHL) outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport here on Monday afternoon.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Sjoerd Marijne, the coach who turned things around for Indian women's hockey
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Eyebrows were raised when Sjoerd Marijne was named chief coach of the Indian senior men's team before the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
Himanshu Malhotra opens up about upcoming movie 'Shershaah'
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Actor Himanshu Malhotra will be seen as Major Rajiv Kapoor in the upcoming movie 'Shershaah'. The actor who is known for his projects like 'Ek Nayi Umeed-Roshni' and 'Nach Baliye 7' seems enthusiastic about his upcoming project. The film features Sidharth Malhotra in the lead role.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Keep playing without pressure, you have nothing to lose: Ex-Indian hockey players
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) When Rani Rampal and her team take the field on Wednesday for the Olympics women's hockey semifinal against Argentina, they will have a lot of people working to make things possible for them -- something that was not the case when Eliza Nelson, Selma D'Silva and their teammates narrowly missed a bronze medal at the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
Karan Deol elated about working with uncle Abhay Deol in 'Velley'
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Sunny Deol's son Karan Deol is on cloud nine as he got the golden opportunity of working with his uncle Abhay Deol in the upcoming film 'Velley', produced by Ajay Devgn and directed by Deven Munjal.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maharashtra BJP's end is near: Shiv Sena
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Fuming over a Bharatiya Janata Party legislator's threat to 'raze the Shiv Sena Bhavan', the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA)'s saffron ally on Monday warned that the "BJP's end is near" and those who cast an evil eye at the party headquarters, "will be found floating in the Worli gutters".
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Tiger Shroff has a message for social media trolls
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff has faced several criticisms and trolling for his looks, acting skills and more since the time he made his debut with the film 'Heropanti' in 2014. The actor says that as long as he gets more love than hate on social media, he is mostly unaffected by the trollers.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood