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Gujarat govt to take austerity measures following slash in revenues
Gandhinagar, June 6 (IANS) The 'Adhia Committee' formed by the Gujarat government for the economic revival after the slowdown has recommended the government to take austerity measures till the completion of this fiscal. Following which the Gujarat government on Saturday announced certain restrictions on expenditure.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ekta Kapoor deletes controversial scene pertaining to Army from 'Triple X-2'
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor has deleted the controversial scene in her web series "Triple X-2", which invited much trouble for the producer, including a police complaint in Gurugrams Palam Vihar police station and an FIR in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Gujarat's corona toll 1,219, positive cases 19,617
Gandhinagar, June 6 (IANS) With almost 30 deaths daily since the start of this month, Gujarat's total deaths due to Covid-19 topped the 1,200 mark at 1,219 on Saturday.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Fourth day running, Maha records 100-plus Covid-19 deaths, toll 2,969
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) For the fourth consecutive day, Maharashtra recorded 100-plus fatalities, adding 120 new Covid-19 deaths on Saturday, pushing up the states toll to 2,969, health officials said here.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 hits MCX's HQ, one employee dead (IANS Exclusive)
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Covid-19 has hit multi commodity derivatives exchange MCX, as one of its employees in the business continuity team has succumbed to the dreaded virus.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Lockdown diaries: Actor Karan Aanand shoots short film at home
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Actor Karan Aanand has utilised his free time during the lockdown to make a short film at home, titled "Aaina".
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Malaika Arora decodes right way of drinking water
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Malaika Arora feels that in the race to learn something new about fitness and health, people forget the basics.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Paras, Mahira to star in new Meet Bros music video
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" housemates Paras Chhabra and Mahira Sharma are back to impress fans with their chemistry after the recent video of the song, "Baarish". The pair will now be seen in the music video of Meet Bros' new composition, "Hashtag love".
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Aparshakti Khurana set to travel to Chandigarh amid COVID-19
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) With lockdown strictures being relaxed, actor Aparshakti Khurana on Saturday announced that he is now all set to travel to his hometown, Chandigarh.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tamannaah Bhatia trolled for supporting 'Black Lives Matter'
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Actress Tamannaah Bhatia is facing flak on social media for her #AllLivesMatter post, with users calling her out for endorsing fairness creams in the past.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Disney+ Hotstar VIP to stream all matches of Premier League
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) The highly anticipated return of the biggest and most competitive football league -- Premier League has now been confirmed. After bringing the live showcase of Bundesliga to India, Disney+ Hotstar VIP is set to stream all matches of Premier League, making it the top destination in India for the best football action.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Sayani Gupta: Racist cases have come out amid coronavirus pandemic
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Actress Sayani Gupta will be seen in a film titled "Axone", based on the issue of racism faced by people of the Northeast. She feels several cases of racism have emerged amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
'Gulabo Sitabo' script accused of plagiarism, makers trash legal notice
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Scriptwriter Juhi Chaturvedi of "Gulabo Sitabo" has been accused of plagiarism, ahead of the films much-hyped premiere on OTT. A police complaint has been filed and a legal notice has also been sent to the makers, who have, however, dismissed the charges as "baseless allegations" made to "create unnecessary controversy".
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
After Nidahas Trophy, it was embarrassing for me: Vijay Shankar
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Mind Masters by MFORE captures the various nuances of mind skills training through known sports personalities and their journey at large. This week talented cricketers Abhinav Mukund and Vijay Shankar will be hosted by S. Badrinath, where they discuss 'Hope and Self- Motivation.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Salman Khan cleans up his Panvel farmhouse to mark Environment Day
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan, who has been spending his days at his Panvel farmhouse ever since the lockdown commenced, recently took to social media to promote Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Bollywood
Irrfan Khan had 'strange' understanding of rain
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Late actor Irrfan Khan's son Babil has been sharing memories of the former, ever since he died in April.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Piyush Goyal's mother Chandrakanta Goyal passes away
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party leader Chandrakanta Goyal - who was the mother of Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, passed away here on Saturday morning. She was 88.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Aahana Kumra: Cricketer Jemimah Rodrigues reminds me of my younger self
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Actress Aahana Kumra, who met several Indian female crickets for one of her upcoming non-fiction show, says that the 19 years old allrounder Jemaimah Rodrigues, one of the popular cricketers of the Mumbai women's cricket team, reminds her of her younger spirited self.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Bollywood producer Anil Suri succumbs to COVID-19 at 77
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Bollywood producer Anil Suri has succumbed to COVID-19. He was 77.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Shadow of pandemic on Haj, Committee announces full refunds
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Due to the ongoing Covid pandemic and no clear instruction from Saudi authorities, the Haj Committee of India has announced full refunds for those who want to cancel their pilgrimage this year.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
L&T logs 6.5% fall in Q4 net profit at Rs 3,197 cr
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Larsen & Toubro Friday reported a 6.47 per cent fall in its consolidated net profit of Rs 3,197 crore in the January-March quarter for the financial year 2019-20.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
510 new corona cases, Gujarat's active cases 4,918
Gandhinagar, June 5 (IANS) Gujarat registered a record 510 new coronavirus cases in a day on Friday, taking its total tally past 19K to 19,119. Corona claimed 35 more lives, taking Gujarat's death toll to 1,190.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Richa Chadha shares her own character sketch
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha has shared the "most authentic representation" of herself in a new post, where she calls herself an "indie-artist with pop goals".
2020-06-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Now, complaint against Arnab Goswami under Cable TV Act
Pune, June 5 (IANS) Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami faces a new complaint, this time under the Cable Televisions Network (Regulation) Act, 1995, for allegedly running the television channel "to create communal hatred, religious polarisation and threatening national integrity".
2020-06-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media
'Never Kiss Your Best Friend' back with 'lockdown special' edition
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) After entertaining the audience in its first season, the web series "Never Kiss Your Best Friend" is set to return with a lockdown special edition.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
World Environment Day: B-Towners talk of our responsibility towards nature
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) On World Environment Day, Bollywood celebs took to social media to remind us of our responsibility to do our bit to preserve environment.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
RBI announces creation of Payments Infrastructure Development Fund
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) The Reserve Bank on Friday announced the creation of a Payments Infrastructure Development Fund' with an initial contribution of Rs 250 crore.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
8 inmates test Covid positive in Sabarmati Jail
Gandhinagar, June 5 (IANS) A chance Covid testing in Guajarat's Sabarmati Central Jail found at least eight inmates positive for the disease after an undertrial insisted on bail to be sent home.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
RIL shares hit record high post another investment in Jio
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Shares of Reliance Industries (RIL) Friday hit a record high of Rs 1,617.70 per share after the company announced to get another major investment in Jio Platforms.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Revenue, profit in Q1, Q2 to be hit due to Covid: Indian Hotel
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Tata Group-backed Indian Hotels Company Ltd on Thursday said that sales volumes, revenue and profit of the company will be impacted during the first and second quarter of financial year 2021 as its operations are presently shut in most geographies.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
With two more killings, Nagpur rocked by 5 murders in 3 days
Nagpur, June 4 (IANS) Amid the ongoing lockdown, Nagpur was rocked by at least five murders in the past three days, police said on Thursday.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kangana: 'Thalaivi' a massive scale film, can't release on OTT
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) With so many films going direct to OTT, bypassing traditional theatrical release, there was a buzz in sections of the media that Kangana Ranauts much-anticipated film, "Thalaivi" might also take the same route.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Highest positive cases 492 found in Gujarat in a day
Gandhinagar, June 4 (IANS) For the fifth consecutive day, health authorities on Thursday reported more than 400 positive cases of corona infection in Gujarat, taking the total positive case count to 18,609. The death toll in the state also climbed to 1,155 as 33 more people succumbed to the virus.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
'Rajinikanth tested positive for corona': Rohit Roy trolled for this post
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Actor Rohit Roy was heavily trolled after he posted a joke on superstar Rajinikanth "testing positive" for coronavirus.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Parineeti Chopra: Dad 'put singing into my veins'
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Actress Parineeti Chopra credits her father Pawan Chopra as the person who "put singing into" her veins.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Amid cyclone, corona, Mumbai cop saves minor girl's life
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) At the height of the Covid-19 crisis coupled with cyclone Nisarga, a Mumbai policeman helped save the life of a minor girl who underwent a critical heart operation, an official said here on Thursday.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
When Shivin Narang romanced the beauty of Kyrgyzstan
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Actor Shivin Narang says his upcoming video of the song "Chadeya fitoor", sung by Shahid Mallya and Deedar Kaur, is a special one for him.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
We are savages, are we not learning: Rohit on Kerala incident
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma on Thursday said it was heartbreaking to hear about the death of a pregnant elephant in Kerala, adding that no animal deserves to be treated with cruelty.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Maha Minister seeks action over Kerala elephant killing
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Terming it as a 'blot' on humanity, Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad on Thursday urged the Kerala Government to initiate stringent legal action against those involved in the killing of a pregnant elephant.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Gujarat's Covid tally crosses 18K, death toll at 1,122
Gandhinagar, June 3 (IANS) The total number of Coronavirus positive cases climbed over the 18,000-mark in Gujarat, as a record number of fresh positive cases, 485 were added on Wednesday, taking the total to 18,117 in the state.
2020-06-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Maha records new high in Covid-19 fatalities, over 2.5K new cases (Roundup)
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Maharashtra recorded a new high of 122 Covid-19 deaths on Wednesday, taking the state toll zooming past the 2,500 mark to touch 2,587 fatalities even as the state grappled with the Cyclone Nisarga fury.
2020-06-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Orange is the new swag for Nia Sharma!
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Popular television actress Nia Sharma has opted to paint it orange in a new post on social media.
2020-06-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Fans can relive India's best performances in CT with Champions Trophy Classics
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Star Sports has been a constant source of cricketing action for viewers even during the lockdown, taking fans down memory lanes and helping them #ReLive their favourite cricket moments. In yet another attempt to keep fans engaged with the sport they love, upcoming show 'Champions Trophy Classics will showcase the best action from the prestigious tournament.
2020-06-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Vijayendra Kumeria starts his YouTube channel
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actor Vijayendra Kumeria has launched his YouTube channel, and says he will use the platform to share short films he makes, besides other entertaining videos.
2020-06-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Nora Fatehi to donate PPE kits to govt hospitals across India
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actress-dancer Nora Fatehi is donating personal protective equipment (PPE) kits to government hospitals and has urged all to pitch in similarly and help the medical fraternity amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
2020-06-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shastri shares clip of Cyclone Nisarga causing havoc in Alibag
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) India head coach Ravi Shastri on Wednesday shared a short video of cyclone Nisarga rampaging through the town of Alibag in Maharashtra. In the video, high speed wind is lashing hard on the trees in the area and displacing things from their original places.
2020-06-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Mumbai may escape Cyclone Nisarga's fury by a whisker
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Mumbai looked set to escape the fury of Cyclone Nisarga which made a thumping wet landfall at Shriwardhan-Dive Agar in Maharashtra's Raigad on Wedesday afternoon, officials indicated.
2020-06-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Malaika shares her 'various stages of lockdown'
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora has shared her various stages of lockdown in a hilarious new post on social media.
2020-06-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Felt Ponting was like a father figure at MI, says Hardik
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) India all-rounder Hardik Pandya has spoken about former Australia captain Ricky Ponting's presence during his initial days with Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.
2020-06-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Beggar in Andhra found with Rs 2 lakh cash
Amaravati, June 3 (IANS) A beggar in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district was found with over Rs two lakh cash, shocking the volunteers of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) when they were giving him a makeover.
2020-06-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society