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Consumer confidence falls on weak economy
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
High fuel prices, global trade tensions and bleak job scenario pulled down Consumer Confidence by 6.6 percentage points in October over the last month, a Thomson Reuters-Ipsos PCSI Survey said on Thursday. ... read..


 
Sena rules out alliance with BJP
Mumbai | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Shiv Sena on Thursday ruled out alliance with BJP for the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray spelled out the party's poll plan while addressing party workers at the annual Dussehra rally in Shivaji Park at Dadar in centra ... read..


 
Rammat Gammat to have its India Premiere at 20th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival
Mumbai | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Drishyam Films' award-winning-short-film Rammat Gammat (My Best Friend Shoes) will have its India Premiere at the prestigious 20th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star in International Competition in children's film category, Half Ticket. Writ ... read..


 
'Keeping men out of discussion won't help #MeToo Movement'
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
While women from different walks of life are coming out with their stories of sexual harassment at workplace making the #MeToo Movement impactful, corporate experts believe that men should also join the discussion to keep the movement alive. ... read..


 
Transgender community deserves acceptance: Ashish Sharma (Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Television actor Ashish Sharma, who has played a transgender in a feature film titled "Khejdi", has urged society not to be discriminatory against the community. ... read..


 
Pune City looks lethal with Marcelinho return
Mumbai | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
. The first Maha Derby of the season is upon us and it promises to be an engaging battle between the host Mumbai City FC and the neighboring FC Pune City. Neither team will settle for anything less than a victory and the bragging rights that come alon ... read..


 
ISL: Mumbai, Pune lock horns in clash of local rivals (Preview)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
Neither Mumbai City FC or FC Pune City will settle for anything less than a victory and the bragging rights that come along with it when they face each other in the Indian Super League at the Mumbai Football Area here on Friday. ... read..


 
Nissan unveils design of its new SUV
Mumbai | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Nissan Motor India Private Ltd on Thursday unveiled the progressive design of the most-awaited new sports utility vehicle (SUV) here in India. The new SUV, 'Kicks', will have a wider and robust style with a dynamic sonic plus line, wheel-oriented stance ... read..


 
Taken a giant leap with 'Chhota Bheem Kungfu Dhamaka': Director
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
The movie "Chhota Bheem Kungfu Dhamaka" is a giant leap for the character Chhota Bheem, which debuted on Indian television screens in 2008 and has become a successful homegrown animated series in India, says director Rajiv Chilaka. ... read..


 
'Shahid' clocks 5 years, Rajkummar nostalgic
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
As Hansal Mehta's 2013 biographical drama "Shahid" completed five years on Thursday, actor Rajkummar Rao, who got his first National Award for his performance in the film, became nostalgic and reminisced its glorious journey. ... read..


 
Petrol, diesel prices down for the first time since relief measures
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
Lower crude oil cost pulled the prices of key domestic transportation fuels -- petrol and diesel -- lower in the national capital on Thursday by 21 and 11 paise respectively. ... read..


 
Indian cinema must fight, break stereotypes: 'Soni' director
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
Director Ivan Ayr, whose Hindi movie "Soni" explores how the policewomen of Delhi react to the rising tide of brutal sexual violence that has constantly put the city under the spotlight, says Indian cinema needs to break stereotypes. ... read..


 
Anu Malik denies sexual harassment allegations
Mumbai | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Bollywood singer Anu Malik on Thursday denied allegation of sexual harassment levelled by singer Shweta Pandit and termed it as 'false'. Pandit took to Twitter to accuse Malik of being a "paedophile and sexual predator", saying he misbehaved with her wh ... read..


 
Transgender community deserves acceptance: Ashish Sharma
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Television actor Ashish Sharma, who has played a transgender in a short film titled "Khejdi", has urged society not to be discriminatory against the community. ... read..


 
Don't mock #MeToo movement: Honey Irani
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Veteran writer Honey Irani, maternal aunt of director Sajid Khan who has been accused of sexual harassment, says it's important not to "mock" the #MeToo movement. ... read..


 
Vikas Bahl files defamation suit against Anurag, Vikramaditya
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 18, 2018 2:41:31 PM IST
Director Vikas Bahl, who was caught at the center of controversy following allegations of sexual harassment against him, has filed a defamation case against Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane and others on Thursday. ... read..


 
MeToo being blown out of proportion: Shatrughan Sinha
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha says while the MeToo movement is noble, it is becoming "free-for-all" and being blown out of proportion. ... read..


 
Women now empowered, not ashamed to speak up: Madhoo Shah
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
Actress Madhoo Shah says Indian society has evolved to accept harsh realities of the working environment for women, who are more empowered than ever to speak up about their sour experiences. ... read..


 
Not pointing a finger at Nawazuddin: Chitrangada Singh
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 18, 2018 11:11:26 AM IST
Chitrangada Singh, who claimed Nawazuddin Siddiqui did not take a stand against her alleged harassment, has said she is not pointing a finger at the actor. ... read..


 
Reliance Industries posts net profit of Rs 9516cr in Q2
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 18, 2018 7:41:48 AM IST
Reliance Industries (RIL) posted a consolidated net profit of Rs 9516 crore in the second quarter of the current fiscal compared to Rs 8109 crore in the corresponding quarter last fiscal, thus registering a year-on-year growth of 17.4 per cent. ... read..


 
Special committee to be set up to handle #MeToo cases: CINTAA
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 18, 2018 7:41:28 AM IST
As India's #MeToo movement grips the country, Cine and TV Artistes' Association (CINTAA) secretary Sushant Singh said that a special committee consisting of actor Raveena Tandon, Renuka Shahane, director Amole Gupte and others will handle the cases relati ... read..


 
Harsh Rajput's action hero dreams
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 6:45:04 AM IST
Actor Harsh Rajput says it's been his childhood dream to be an action hero and that he looks up to Bollywood star Akshay Kumar. ... read..


 
I fully support #MeToo campaign: Radhika Apte
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 4:45:04 AM IST
Actress Radhika Apte expressed her full support to the sexual harassment survivors, who are calling out their alleged tormentors under the #MeToo campaign. ... read..


 
RBI reaffirms decision on tenure of Yes Bank's Rana Kapoor
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 1:15:05 AM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has reaffirmed that a successor to YES BANK's MD and CEO Rana Kapoor should be appointed by February 1, 2019. ... read..


 
RIL Q2 net up 17% at Rs 9,516 cr; petchem, telecom do well
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 1:15:05 AM IST
Reliance Industries (RIL) on Wednesday reported a 17.3 per cent jump in net profit at Rs 9,516 crore for the second quarter ending September on the back of robust performance in its petrochemicals and telecom businesses. ... read..


 
RIL to buy stake in Hathway cables and Den Networks
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 1:15:04 AM IST
Reliance Industries Limited said on Wednesday that it will buy 66 per cent stake in Den Networks Limited and 51.3 per cent stake in Hathway Cable and Datacom Limited. ... read..


 
Housing prices in Delhi fall over last 8 years: RBI data
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 1:15:04 AM IST
Housing prices in Delhi have fallen marginally for the first time over the last eight years even as all-India house prices went up by an average of 5.3 per cent in the quarter ended June 2018, according to RBI data. ... read..


 
Vikas Bahl files defamation suit against Kashyap, Motwane
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 1:15:04 AM IST
Filmmaker Vikas Bahl has moved the Bombay High Court with a Rs 10-crore defamation suit against his former Phantom Films partners Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane amid the #MeToo furore. ... read..


 
PNB Scam: ED seizes more assets of Modi, Choksi
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 17, 2018 11:41:37 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday further seized and attached various immovable properties and valuables (Cut and Polished Diamonds) worth Rs 218.46 crore in connection with the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case under Section 5 of the Prev ... read..


 
Reliance announces strategic investment with Hathway Cable, Den Networks
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 17, 2018 11:41:37 PM IST
Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has announced its strategic investment in and partnership with Den Networks Limited and Hathway Cable and Datacom Limited. ... read..


 
Mumbai court raps Alok Nath over his absence
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 17, 2018 11:41:35 PM IST
A Mumbai court on Wednesday didn't pass an interim order and allowed writer-producer Vinta Nanda to use social media to comment on her rape and sexual assault allegations against Alok Nath. ... read..


 
Reliance makes strategic investment in SkyTran Inc.
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2018 9:45:05 PM IST
Reliance Industries Ltd's subsidiary Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Ltd on Wednesday acquired a 12.7 per cent shareholding in venture-funded technology company SkyTran Inc. ... read..


 
Reliance Jio posts Rs 681 crore profit in Q2
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2018 9:45:05 PM IST
Reliance Jio, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited, on Wednesday said it posted a standalone net profit of Rs 681 crore in the quarter through September on the back of (as yet) highest quarterly subscriber addition of 37 million. ... read..


 
Dance teacher gets 10 yrs RI for sodomising minor boy
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
A court here has sentenced a 23-year-old youth, who taught dance to a nine-year-old boy in the neighbourhood, to ten years rigorous imprisonment for sodomising the child in 2016. As per the police complaint, the youth had taken the child to a vacant roo ... read..


 
Women shouldn't be judged on #MeToo stories: Soni Razdan
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
Veteran actress Soni Razdan, also the mother of Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt, says while the #MeToo movement is a positive change against sexual harassment, women who don't speak up should not be judged for their silence. ... read..


 
Union Minister unfurls Indian tricolour on Haj House building
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Union Minister for Minority Affairs,Mukhtar Abbar Naqvi,today unfurled an Indian tricolor on the rooftop of the majestic Haj House building in south Mumbai. The flag measures 600-sq. feet, with dimensions of 20x30 feet and 20 meters tall.The poll which is ... read..


 
Hershey India launches iconic 'Kisses' chocolates in India
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Leading global snacking giant and the largest producer of quality chocolates in North America, Hershey India Pvt Ltd, a part of The Hershey Company, on Wednesday launched its iconic and much-loved 'Hershey's Kisses' chocolate brand here in India. Hershe ... read..


 
Raymond removes its founder Vijaypat Singhania as company's
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
In an unusual development that has sent shock waves across the Indian corporate world, the Raymond Group has sacked its founder Vijaypat Singhania as company's chairman-emeritus. Mr Singhania, who built Raymond's from scratch, came to know about his remo ... read..


 
Mukhtar Naqvi unfurls India's highest tricolour in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 17, 2018 7:41:28 PM IST
Union Minister of Minorities Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday unfurled India's highest tricolour on the rooftop of Haj House in Mumbai. ... read..


 
#MeToo effect: Vinta Nanda files police complaint against Alok Nath
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
A few days after sharing her ordeal in a post on social media, writer and producer Vinta Nanda filed a police complaint against actor Alok Nath, on Wednesday. The complaint alleges sexual assault by the actor, on more than one occasion, 19 years ago. The ... read..


 
Institutes can't keep original certificates of students, says HRD Ministry
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a set of student-friendly guidelines that prohibit institutes of higher education from keeping original documents of aspirants and students. But educationists are asking how effective can the new set of g ... read..


 
Kajol, KJo, Ayan Mukerji support organ donation campaign
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Directors Karan Johar and Ayan Mukerji, and actress Kajol have lent support to the 'Real Hero' organ donation campaign. ... read..


 
Profit booking, crude oil prices pull indices by over 1% (Roundup)
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Profit booking, along with a slight rise in global crude oil prices and depreciation in the Indian rupee, pulled the key Indian equity indices lower on Wednesday after three consecutive days of gains. ... read..


 
Sneha, Siddhant, Flora reunite
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2018 6:45:06 PM IST
Actors Sneha Wagh, Siddhant Karnick and Flora Saini have once again come together for the show "Mere Sai". ... read..


 
Rupee falls by 14 paise against USD
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
The Rupee on Wednesday slipped by 14 paise to 73.60 versus the US Dollar on rising demand for US Dollars by bankers and imports dealers at Forex Market said. In opening session, the local unit moved up by 4 paise to 73.42 against USD. Later, it slipped ... read..


 
Navy's submarine rescue capabilities get a boost
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
The Indian Navy's submarine rescue capabilities have got a boost with the successful maiden trials of its newly inducted Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV). The Western Naval Command here conducted the trials of the DSRV, which also set a record for ... read..


 
Yes Bank falls by 6.85 pc to Rs 231.75
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Yes Bank on Wednesday slid by 6.85 per cent to Rs 231.75, to be the top losers in the 30-share Sensex pack at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). Other losers were Adani Ports by 5.41 per cent to Rs 315, Maruti Suzuki 3.79 per cent to Rs 6678.70, Tata Mot ... read..


 
Sensex down by 382.90 pts
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Wednesday tumbled down by 382.90 points to settle at 34,779.58, amid heavy selling in auto and financial stocks. The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) declined by 131.70 points at 10,453.05. ... read..


 
Preparation for next year's Haj starts: Naqvi
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said that for the first time, preparation for the next year's Haj had started immediately, after the completion of current year's Haj process in India. Safety and better facilities, apar ... read..


 
Titled 'The Canvas Code', the IndianOil Art exhibition announces 22nd edition
Mumbai [India] | October 17, 2018 4:41:36 PM IST
Mumbai [India], Oct 17 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): IndianOil's biennial art exhibition has come of age, with its 22nd edition this year titled 'The Canvas Code'. ... read..


 
Vinta Nanda files police complaint against Alok Nath
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 17, 2018 4:41:30 PM IST
Writer-producer Vinta Nanda on Wednesday lodged a complaint with police against actor Alok Nath, who allegedly raped and sexually harassed her in the 90s. ... read..


 
Adani, Total Join Forces to become major integrated downstream player in Indian Energy Market
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Adani India, largest infrastructure conglomerate and Total, the world's second largest LNG private player, have signed an agreement to jointly develop multi-energy offerings to the Indian energy market. The diversified portfolio includes Liquefied Natur ... read..


 
Aurionpro signs strategic investment deal for smart transport system
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Consolidating its market leadership in this segment of Transport System Domain, Aurionpro signs Strategic Investment Deal with technology powerhouse Company headquartered in Singapore, SC Soft Private Limited. The wholly-owned subsidiary of Aurionpro Sol ... read..


 
Bajaj Finance increases Fixed Deposit rate of interest by 25 bps
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Bajaj Finance Ltd, the lending and investment arm of Bajaj Finserv, has increased its Fixed Deposits' (FD) rate of interest for existing loan and FD customers, up to nine per cent and new customers to up to 8.75 per cent. For senior citizens, the FD rate ... read..


 
Reference rate fixed at 73.4846 against USD
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
The Financial Benchmarks India Private Limited (FBIL) on Wednesday fixed the reference rate against the USD 73.48461, down by 41.80 paise, over the previous rate of 73.9041. The Euro was fixed at 84.9800, down by 59.40 paise over its previous rate of 85 ... read..


 
Suniel Shetty supports 'Let Avni Live' campaign
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2018 2:15:06 PM IST
Actor Suniel Shetty has come out in support of a campaign to save man-eating tigress Avni from being killed. ... read..


 
#MeToo: Producers Guild of India amps up efforts to tackle cases
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2018 12:45:05 PM IST
Within a week of setting up a special committee on sexual harassment, the Producers Guild of India has made it mandatory for all members to sign a declaration affirming that laws around sexual harassment of women at workplace are instituted and implemente ... read..


 
Major currencies down
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
Following were the indicative currency rates and travellers' cheques buying and selling rates per unit on Wednesday. CURRENCY NAME BUY SALE UAE DIRHAM 18.1951 ... read..


 
Rupee up by 4 paise against USD
Mumbai | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 IST
) The Rupee on Wednesday moved up by four paise to 73.42 in opening trade on selling of US Dollar from exporters, dealers at Forex Market said. A major oscillation was seen during an intra day trade as it registered day high and low ... read..


 
Someday, work with me again: Salman tells Karan Johar
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2018 12:15:05 PM IST
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who became a part of a celebration for 20 years of "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai", says the film's director Karan Johar is the "busiest man" in the Hindi film industry today. The actor has urged the filmmaker to work with him again. ... read..


 
Aishwarya Rai hopes people get more aware around cancer
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2018 12:15:05 PM IST
Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who supported a Women's Cancer Initiative (WCI) event here, says people generally need to be more aware about the disease as early detection can give them a better chance at a cure. ... read..


 
Truth will prevail: Nandita Das on #MeToo allegations against father
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2018 11:45:05 AM IST
Actress-filmmaker Nandita Das, whose father -- artist Jatin Das -- has been accused of sexually harassing a woman, says while she will continue to add voice to the #MeToo movement, she believes the truth will prevail in the "disturbing allegations" agains ... read..


 
We've to ensure there's no abuse of power in Bollywood: Saif Ali Khan
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST
The irony in Bollywood is loud and clear. While films with women in strong and powerful portrayals are gaining success at the box office, a slew of women in the industry are coming up with accounts of facing sexual harassment in the industry. Actor-produc ... read..


 
Markets open high on Wednesday
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note during the morning session of the trade. ... read..


 
I never understood the script but the script maker: Shah Rukh Khan
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2018 2:45:04 AM IST
On the very special occasion of the 20th anniversary celebration "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" (KKHH), the lead actor of the film, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan said on Tuesday that initially, director Karan Johar narrated a 'crap story' but he signed the fil ... read..


 
Mohammed Shami's wife Hasin Jahan joins Congress
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 17, 2018 2:41:28 AM IST
Hasin Jahan, the estranged wife of cricketer Mohammed Shami, has joined the Congress Party. ... read..


 
RBI approves Bakhshi's appointment as ICICI Bank MD&CEO
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the appointment of Sandeep Bakhshi as Managing Director and CEO of ICICI Bank. ... read..


 
Hero MotoCorp's Q2 dips over 3%
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp on Tuesday reported a decline of over 3 per cent in its net profit for the quarter ending September 30, 2018. ... read..


 
Will CBI be responsible for loss of my life: Indrani
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 16, 2018 9:11:29 PM IST
Defending her case at a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Mumbai on Tuesday, accused Indrani Mukherjea asked if CBI would be held responsible in case she dies. ... read..


 
AAIB begins probe in air hostess' fall from AI plane at Mumbai airport
Mumbai | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
A day after a flight attendant was injured after a fall from the parked Air India plane at Mumbai international airport, the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) initiated a probe into the said incident on Tuesday. A senior official in the Dire ... read..


 
Rajasthan model's killer gets Mumbai police custody till Oct 22
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
A Mumbai court on Tuesday remanded in police custody till October 22 Muzammil Sayed, the prime accused in the killing of an upcoming model and actress from Rajasthan, officials said. ... read..


 
Meena Nathani in 'Main Maayke...'
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
Actress Meena Nathani has joined the cast of the show "Main Maayke Chali Jaungi Tum Dekhte Rahiyo", which also stars Neelu Vaghela. ... read..


 
I've full faith in India's judiciary: Karim Morani's daughter
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Zoa Morani, actress and daughter of producer Karim Morani who has been accused of sexual harassment by an aspiring actress, says the truth about her father will be out soon as she has faith in the country's judicial system. ... read..


 
Healthy Q2 results, rupee push indices higher; banking stocks rise (Roundup)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
A positive start to the second quarter results season, along with a stable rupee and low crude oil prices, pushed both the key equity indices -- S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- higher for the third consecutive session on Tuesday. ... read..


 
Haven't got anything without a fight in my life: Kangana
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
Actress Kangana Ranaut says she has never got anything in her life without fighting for it, and she would not want her children to live the way she has. ... read..


 
Filmmaker Ashvin Kumar hits out at CBFC for 'abuse of power'
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
Filmmaker Ashvin Kumar has questioned the Central Board of Film Certification's (CBFC) decision to give his new movie "No Fathers in Kashmir" an 'A' certificate, which he says is discriminatory to a small independent film. ... read..


 
Rupee bounces back by 37 paise against USD
Mumbai | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
Erasing losses, the Rupee on Tuesday bounced back by 37 paise to 73.46 versus the US Dollar on fresh foreign fund inflows and a robust domestic equity market, dealers at Forex Market said. However, dollar's strength against other currencies overseas ... read..


 
Sensex regains 35K to 35,162.48 pts on robust quarterly earnings
Mumbai | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
The BSE Sensex extended gains for the third straight session on Tuesday by 297.38 points to end above the 35K- level at 35,162.48 on robust quarterly earnings that boosted the investor sentiment amidst firm global cues. The Nifty of National Stock Exchan ... read..


 
Sensex ends strong at 35,162.48; 297 pts up
Mumbai | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Tuesday ended strong at 35,162.48, advancing by 297 points on strong global cues. The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) rose by 72.25 points at 10,584.75. The Sensex registered the day ... read..


 
Battling Dengue, Malaria: BMC to spend Rs 42.72 cr
Mumbai | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
To eliminate dengue and malaria from the city, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will spend Rs 42.72 crore on pesticides. For containment of dengue and malaria breading, pyrethrum extract will be used. The 'organic pesticide' costs Rs 1,940 f ... read..


 
Aspiring model murder: Accused remanded for one week
Mumbai | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
A local court on Tuesday remands a youth into police custody for a week for allegedly killing a model, whose body was found in a suitcase in an isolated spot in Mumbai's western suburb of Malad on Monday. Model Mansi Dixit was in her early 20's and a ... read..


 
Reference rate fixed at 73.9041 against USD
Mumbai | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
The Financial Benchmarks India Private Limited (FBIL) on Tuesday fixed the reference rate of rupee against the US Dollar at 73.9041, down by 06.67 paise over the previous rate of 73.9708. The Euro was fixed 85.5750, up by 08.55 paise over its pre ... read..


 
Directors of Marathi film trying to create new vision
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Directors Karan Chavan and Vikram Patil are trying to create a new vision with their Marathi film "Imago", which is based on a girl suffering from vitiligo. ... read..


 
Aamir had a ball dancing with Big B (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Actor Aamir Khan says he had a great time not just sharing screen space with veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan for the first time in "Thugs of Hindostan", but also shaking a leg with him in the film's song "Vashmalle". ... read..


 
Sensex gains nearly 300 points; banking, energy stocks rise (Second Lead)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
A positive start to the second quarter results season along with a stable rupee and low crude oil prices pushed both the key equity indices -- S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- higher for the third consecutive session on Tuesday. ... read..


 
Music fests becoming vital part of India's music culture: Papon
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
Singer Papon, who has lent his voice to popular Hindi film songs like "Jiyein kyun" and "Moh moh ke dhaage", will soon perform at a festival dedicated to Bollywood music. He says such events are becoming an important part of the country's music culture. ... read..


 
Great to see films on women sports stars: Richa Chadha
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
Actress Richa Chadha, who will essay a kabaddi player with Kangana Ranaut in Ashwini Iyer Tiwari's "Panga", finds it great that a number of movies are being written about women sports stars. ... read..


 
Women should've shared #MeToo stories immediately: Bappi Lahiri
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
Veteran singer-composer Bappi Lahiri feels women should have shared their sexual harassment stories when they happened as he feels they would have got due justice for it. ... read..


 
#MeToo fallout: KWAN founder Anirban Blah asked to step down
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
KWAN Entertainment founder Anirban Das Blah, a popular Bollywood celebrity manager, has been asked to step aside from his position in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against him. ... read..


 
'Pending Love' is similar to Manto's stories: Director
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
Writer-director Shahid Kazmi, who is gearing up for the release of his next directorial venture "Pending Love", says stories which he has depicted in his film are similar to narratives by legendary writer Saadat Hasan Manto as even he has tried to show a ... read..


 
I could express feeling of love due to Dharamji: Hema Malini
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
Veteran actress and politician Hema Malini, who turned a year older on Tuesday, says love is a very beautiful feeling, and she learnt to express the emotion because of veteran actor and her husband Dharmendra. ... read..


 
Producer Gaurang Doshi to reunite with Big B
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is reuniting with producer Gaurang Doshi for a new project titled "Happy Anniversary", for the first time after their 2002 release "Aankhen". ... read..


 
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