• Mumbai: Missing teacher found murdered

    The NRI police station has registered a case of murder against unidentified accused after the post-mortem report said Savita Navkudkar, who was working as a teacher until a few years ago, had been strangulated to death. Family members of the woman have alleged that her husband and in-laws had been harassing her and suspect them to be behind her murder. Investigating officer Shekhar Waghale said the body was found near a compound wall on the road between the NRI Complex and the Delhi Public School in Nerul.

    The Indian Express
  • Virat asked Anushka to slow down on her career

    Buzz is, India’s Test captain didn’t want her to sign Sultan

    Spotboye
  • Kapil Sharma back with Sidhu and Sumona. Watch out, Krushna!

    The stand-up comedian returns full throttle

    Spotboye
  • Sex, Sunny Leone and Sridevi's thunder thighs

    Ram Gopal Varma in an explosive interview

    Spotboye
  • Oil prices jump almost 5 percent, but oversupply still damps outlook

    Oil prices jumped almost 5 percent on Friday after comments by the energy minister of OPEC-member United Arab Emirates sparked hopes of a coordinated production cut, yet analysts said such a move remained unlikely and that oversupply would persist. International benchmark Brent crude was trading at $31.43 per barrel at 0619 GMT, up $1.37 or 4.56 percent from its last settlement. Friday's jump in Brent came after the United Arab Emirates energy minister Suhail bin Mohammed al-Mazrouei said the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was willing to talk with other exporters about cutting output.

    Reuters 37 mins ago
  • Katrina Kaif’s Reaction On Salman Khan Calling Her ‘Majdoor’!

    Post Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif’s break-up, Salman Khan’s recent bonding with former girlfriend Katrina Kaif has grabbed all the eyeballs. As earlier we reported how Salman Khan was in all praise for Katrina Kaif at a recent event held in Gondia. Salman Khan who was asked about Katrina Kaif giving him all the credits for her success, responded saying, “Did Katrina say that?

    Business of Cinema
  • Sunny torn between son Karan and brother Bobby

    The actor can produce either his beta’s debut film or Changez

    Spotboye
  • India aim to level T20 series against upbeat Sri Lanka

    Ranchi, Feb 11 (IANS) Having suffered a stinging defeat in the series opener, India will aim to make a strong comeback when they take on Sri Lanka in the second Twenty20 International (T20I) here on Friday. Debutant pacer Kasun Rajitha proved to be the surprise package, troubling the Indian batsmen with pace, swing and appreciable movement off the pitch to end up with three top order wickets. The 22-year-old enjoyed a memorable debut, bagging two wickets in his very first over in international cricket.

    IANS
  • Mission incomplete: Rajan's overhaul of RBI

    By Suvashree Choudhury and Neha Dasgupta MUMBAI (Reuters) - In a video conference in mid-2014, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan told employees that he wanted to hire talented external candidates and improve the quality of research at the 81-year-old central bank. The proposals, described to Reuters by three officials who heard Rajan speak, would hardly seem out of place in any major institution on the planet. "(The) entire process is being hurried up," a protest letter written United Forum of Reserve Bank Officers and Employees, the central bank’s staff union, read, according to a copy seen by Reuters at the time.

    Reuters
  • Gravitational waves: They scorned Sanjeev Dhurandhar 3 decades ago, today he is the toast of modern science

    Three decades before international scientists announced they have detected the gravitational waves Albert Einstein had proposed, a young scientist was already talking about the idea. Sanjeev Dhurandhar’s ideas were then greeted with incredulity but, on Thursday, he was the toast of the scientific community who gathered at the Inter-University Centre of Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) in Pune. Prof Jayant Narlikar, former IUCAA director, recalled the 1980s.

    The Indian Express
  • People who supported Ishrat Jahan must take back their statements: BJP

    New Delhi, Feb. 11 (ANI): Reacting to 26/11 conspirator David Coleman Headley's statement to a Mumbai special court that Ishrat Jahan was a Lashkar suicide affiliate, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday took indirect potshots at Nitish Kumar for referring to Ishrat Jahan as 'Bihar's daughter' saying the statements must be taken back. Today after Headley's statement those minister who had said it should take back their statements," BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain told ANI here.

    ANI
  • Talegaon: Villagers reap crores after land acquisition

    THE ONGOING land acquisition for the industrial estate of Talegaon phase II has come as a windfall for the villagers of Navlakha Umbre, Badalwadi and Mendewadi in Maval tehsil of Pune district with three villagers becoming crorepatis almost overnight. Owing to the present rate of the compensation offered — Rs 55 lakh for an acre of land, almost 80 per cent of the villagers whose land were acquired have managed to rake in the moolah. Located beside the old Pune-Mumbai Highway, the land acquisition in question is being moved by the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC).

    The Indian Express
  • Sonam Kapoor’s Neerja Not Spared, Facing A Ban In Pakistan!

    At some occasion or the other, we certainly get to see a lot of love and appreciation coming from our neighbouring countries, especially, Pakistan. Now, we present to you a latest move by Pakistan for banning an Indian movie from releasing. Basically, any movie that had any incident of Hindu-Muslim characters coming together or fighting, any word against Pakistan or it’s government, anything where Pakistan is shown in a negative limelight (as if nothing wrong is happening there) was instantly banned.

    Business of Cinema
  • EXCLUSIVE: I would like to romance Deepika and Alia- Aditya Roy Kapur

    Barely few films old and Aditya Roy Kapur finds himself in a lucky space having bagged the role opposite to the charming Katrina Kaif in their upcoming movie Fitoor.. But Aditya is not content! The handsome lad wants to work with every Bollywood actress, especially the reigning queen Deepika Padukone and the forever cute Alia Bhatt! Aditya was last seen Daawat-e-Ishq which didn’t fare too well at the box-office.

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  • World's most polluted city, Delhi, plans new limits on car use

    The Delhi government plans another round of tough measures to restrict the use of private cars and clean up toxic air in the Indian metropolis, the world's most polluted city. From April 15, for two weeks, cars will only be allowed on the road on alternate days, going by whether their number plates are odd or even, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday. "We can't do this on a permanent basis until we get better public transport." The rule hits most of the 2.6 million cars that ply the traffic-choked roads of Delhi and its surrounding areas.

    Reuters
  • Stray cows on the rise in Bundelkhand, farmers bear brunt

    As Bundelkhand faces yet another drought and farmers struggle to provide fodder for their cattle, the number of stray animals, mostly cows and its progeny, in the region is becoming a cause for concern. The district administration of Mahoba, the worst-affected among seven Bundelkhand districts, claims that nearly 80 per cent of 2.16 lakh cows and its progeny are abandoned. Farmers are now questioning the logic behind ban on slaughter of the cows.

    The Indian Express
  • Coca-Cola stops making drinks at three Indian plants

    Coca-Cola has halted manufacturing at three plants in India temporarily on lower sales, company officials said Thursday, as the US giant faces challenges from activists over alleged depletion of groundwater. Nearly 300 people work at the three plants in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya and Rajasthan, where activists have waged a more than decade-long battle against the fizzy drinks company. "Manufacturing at three units have been temporarily suspended," Kalyan Rajan, spokesman for Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, which bottles drinks in India for the US giant.

    AFP
  • Suresh Prabhu launches IRCTC's 'takeaway e-bedroll' facility

    New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): The Railway Ministry has given the go-ahead to the pilot project of E-Bedroll that allows passengers to avail bedroll kits through online booking and from over the counter at select outlets set up by the IRCTC on the stations. The facility was inaugurated remotely by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu from his office today for two stations in the national capital - New Delhi and Hazrat Nizamuddin. Earlier, on February 7, the minister had inaugurated the facility at Chennai Central station - the day it was also launched at Thiruvananthapuram station by its Divisional Railway Manager (DRM).

    ANI
  • PMC contractor blamed for gas leakage in Model Colony

    A MAHARASHTRA Natural Gas Limited (MNGL) pipeline in Model Colony burst when a PMC contractor was digging the road using earthmover machines, which led to leakage of gas, creating panic among local residents on Thursday afternoon. Fire brigade and MNGL staff rushed to the spot on receiving the information and controlled the situation by stopping the gas leakage. Dattatraya Nagolkar, assistant divisional fire officer, said, “Road construction work was going on in Model Colony.

    The Indian Express
  • Karan Johar: 'No one is offering me any roles after my disastrous debut in 'Bombay Velvet'

    Filmmaker Karan Johar had made his full-fledged acting debut as an effeminate but sinister media baron in Anurag Kashyap's Bombay Velvet and during the promotions of the period drama, KJo had gushed about the experience and had vowed to take up more acting assignments.

    Movie Talkies