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Parineeti Chopra: Huge responsibility to essay Saina Nehwal on screen
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Actress Parineeti Chopra, who essays badminton ace Saina Nehwal in the biopic "Saina", says admits being apprehensive about how people will react to her in the role.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Small, mid-cap stocks outperform amid current market weakness
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) As the markets have largely taken to a downward trend amid high bond yields in the US, small and mid-cap stocks continue to buck the bearish trend.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rhea Chakraborty returns to social media on Women's Day
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS)  Actress Rhea Chakraborty, who was named in the the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, has made a comeback on social media on the occasion of International Womens Day on Monday, months after she was released from jail. 
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
Sajid: As long as I'm alive, will work hard so people remember Wajid
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Sajid Khan, of the popular composer duo Sajid-Wajid, says his life has changed drastically ever since brother Wajid's demise in June last year.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Save our livelihoods: Big Bazaar female staff appeal to PM
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) On the International Women's Day, over 2,600 women across Big Bazaar outlets in India appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to save the livelihood of over 2,00,000 women working for the Future Group's retail chain, here on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
On women's day, Maha gives females exclusive vaccination centres
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) In an unique gesture to mark the International Women's Day being celebrated globally on Monday, Maharashtra government has set up 189 special vaccination centres exclusively for females, an official said here.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Anushka Sharma: How we portray women in films can alter how people perceive them
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) On the occasion of International Women's Day, actress Anushka Sharma promises to make sure all her films have progressive women characters. She says it has always been about women empowerment and equality for her and this is reflected in her films.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kareena Kapoor posts first picture of newborn son
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan shared the first image of her newborn son on Instagram on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maharashtra Budget 2021-2022 to be tabled on Monday
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Despite a sharp economic slump in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic ravage, fall in revenues and mounting debts, the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA)'s second Budget is likely to focus on mobilising resources, further increase health facilities, bolster social initiatives and boost infrastructure.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Pooja Bhatt: For me, gender problem began when I became a star
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt, who is the daughter of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, says things were always equal in the house when it came to gender. However, when she entered the film industry, she realised that life was not so simple here.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Equity indices open in green, Nifty above 15,000
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) The stock market opened in the green on Monday with the Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) reclaiming the 15,000 mark.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rani Mukerji: Power with women to change how she's represented
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Actress Rani Mukerji says the power lies with women to change the perception about how they are represented in every aspect of filmmaking. On the occasion of Womens Day on Monday, Rani added that if women celebrated each others success, they would be heard all the more.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
ITF WTT Cup tennis: Tejasvi in final round of qualifying
Pune, March 7 (IANS) Wild card entrant Tejasvi Kate knocked out fourth seeded Emma Van Poppel of the Netherlands 4-6, 6-2, 10-5 to enter the final round of qualifying for the $25,000 KPIT-MSLTA ITF WTT Cup tennis championships on Sunday.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Tennis
Warburg Pincus arm to invest Rs 800 cr in Adani Ports
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Windy Lakeside Investment Ltd, a unit of Warburg Pincus, will invest Rs 800 crore in Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited for a 0.49 per cent stake.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Nita Ambani launches women-centric digital platform 'Her Circle'
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Reliance Foundation's Chairperson, Nita Mukesh Ambani has launched 'Her Circle', an empowering and comprehensive content, social media, and goal-fulfilment digital platform for women.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Aparshakti Khurana talks about his favourite female directors
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Actor Aparshakti Khurana, who has been directed by some well known female directors says that he has been lucky in his career. As everyone celebrates International Women's Day on Monday, the actor talks about his favourite female directors and the positive energy they bring with their craft.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Weird that no teams will play matches at their home venues'
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Bollywood actress and Indian Premier League team Punjab Kings co-owner Preity Zinta on Sunday took to Twitter to share that she feels weird about the fact that no teams will play any matches at their home venues and there will be no crowds in the stadiums in the present season of the IPL.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nia Sharma is just a modern brown girl with goals
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Television actress Nia Sharma has shared a sizzling picture on social media and labelled herself just a modern brown girl with goals.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ronit Roy looking for peace of mind, freedom of soul
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Actor Ronit Roy is looking for peace of mind and freedom of soul. The 55-year-old actor took to social media on Sunday to share with his fans what he wants from life.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Arshad: A year ago this was our last normal week
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arshad Warsi on Sunday recalled memories from March last year, which witnessed the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in India.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Yami gives tutorial on how to get clicked for picture
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Bollywood actress Yami Gautam has shared steps on how to get the perfect picture on her social media platform.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Alaya F: O Romeo, where is my suntan lotion?
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Bollywood actress Alaya F has a quirky spin to Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare in her latest post on social media.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
MIT-WPU to offer Blockchain-anchored digital degrees
Pune, March 7 (IANS) The MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU) announced that it has become the first in India to offer Blockchain-anchored digital degrees and diplomas to its students.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Education
Ileana's 'killer workouts' have made her arms sore
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Bollywood actress Ileana D'cruz has shared that she cannot raise her arms courtesy her killer workouts in a hilarious new post on social media.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pulkit tags 'Haathi Mere Saathi' character as 'yeda dimaag'
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Actor Pulkit Samrat is gearing up for the release of his upcoming movie "Haathi Mere Saathi". He describes his character as having a good heart but with a crazy brain.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Armaan Malik: Wouldn't be where I am today without my mother
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Singer Armaan Malik on Sunday expressed gratitude to his mother Jyothi Malik saying he would not become what he is today without her.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ranvir Shorey: Taste and smell are still lost
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ranvir Shorey has shared a health update after testing negative for Covid-19. He says his taste and smell are still lost.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kangana: Signed 'Queen' thinking this will never release
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut starrer "Queen" released seven years ago today. The Bollywood actress shared that she signed the film thinking this will never be released, and signed it for money.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Delnaaz Irani: Never said I want to be an A-lister
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Actress Delnaaz Irani, who made a name with her roles in films such as Kal Ho Naa Ho, Dil Ne Jise Apna Kaha and Humko Deewana Kar Gaye, says she has never felt the pressure of competition. The actress adds that she always wanted to just concentrate on her work.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Meiyang Chang on playing the 'villain' Major Lin in '1962'
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Meiyang Chang plays a Chinese Army Major in the recently-released OTT series 1962: The War In The Hills, which, given the current Indo-China political equations could seem a challenging deal.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar wrap up 'Badhaai Do' shoot
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Actors Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar have completed shooting for their upcoming film Badhaai Do.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
FPIs pull out investments amid rising bond yields
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) As the rising bond yields in the US cause panic in the global markets, foreign portfolio investors (FPI) have turned to sell their holdings.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Anupam Kher parties with children on his birthday
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anupam Kher began his 66th birthday in style by having a breakfast party with children around his neighbourhood, who he calls his best friends.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Anupam Kher parties with children on his birthday
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anupam Kher began his 66th birthday in style by having a breakfast party with children around his neighbourhood, who he calls his best friends.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sub-Jr National Tennis: Shelke fights hard to win
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Pradnyesh Shelke of Maharashtra edged out Vimal Dhairya of Maharashtra 9-8 (4) to move into the final qualifying round of boys' under-12 group at the 15th MSLTA Ramesh Desai Memorial Junior Tennis Nationals for boys and girls on Saturday.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Tennis
Kozhikode plane crash pilot's wife: I just wish my hero returned
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) The documentary "Vande Bharat IX 1344: Hope To Survival" gives an account of the tragic plane crash that took place in August 2020 at the Kozhikode International Airport.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Patient given fake Tosilizumeb injection died: Gujarat govt
Gandhinagar, March 6 (IANS) The Gujarat government on Saturday admitted in the state assembly that the Ahmedabad patient who was administered a dose of fake Tosilizumeb injection had died later. The state government had nabbed five involved in the manufacturing of the fake injections. Tosilizumeb, a costly drug, is believed to be vital in the corona infection treatment.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Sonam Kapoor posts b'day wish for 'dearest Jaanu' Janhvi
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja took to social media to wish cousin sister, actress Janhvi Kapoor, on the occasion of the latters birthday on Saturday.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Maha BJP belligerent as mystery over Hiren's death deepens
Mumbai, Mar. March 6 (IANS) A shroud of mystery continues to envelop the death of Thane businessman after his autopsy report remained inconclusive on the exact cause/s of his demise as the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party aggressively demanded a probe by NIA, here on Saturday.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
TV star Saurabh Kaushik on dad's tip that worked for him
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Television actor Saurabh Kaushik, who is seen in the show Jija Ji Chhat Par Hai, believes that actors must learn to tackle the ups and downs faced in their career as it only pushes them to make wise decisions.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bijay Anand drew from inherent 'tamas' to play terrorist in 'Rudrakaal'
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Actor Bijay Anand, who is still best remembered as Kajol's on-screen fiance in the 1998 rom-com Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha, was in focus last year when he resurfaced as a certified teacher of Kundalini Yoga.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SUV outside Ambani home: Hiren's family accepts body (Ld)
Thane, March 6 (IANS) Nearly 18 hours after the autopsy on businessman Mansukh Hiren - whose body was fished out of the Thane Creek marshes - his distraught family accepted his mortal remains for the last rites, here on Saturday evening.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anjali Tatrari: My mother doesn't miss even one episode of my shows
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Actor Anjali Tatrari, who is currently seen on the show Sargam Ki Sadhe Satii, says that her mother is the biggest fan of her show and also her biggest critic.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ranveer Singh wishes ace lensman Rohan Shrestha with epic throwback
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh on Saturday posted a throwback picture to wish his friend, well known photographer Rohan Shrestha, on the latters birthday.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Nikitin Dheer has a busy line-up of biggies ahead
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Actor Nikitin Dheer has a busy year ahead, with three major Bollywood films lined up, as theatrical business slowly trickles back to normalcy post lockdown.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bobby Deol: Abbas-Mustan are like family to me
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Actor Bobby Deol will work Abbas-Mustan after eight years in the director duos upcoming film, Penthouse. Bobby has worked with Abbas-Mustan in films such as Soldier, Humraaz, Ajnabee and Players.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sooraj Pancholi: Tedious but thrilling to learn professional dancing
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Actor Sooraj Pancholi will soon be seen in the dance film, Time To Dance, opposite Katrina Kaifs sister Isabelle. Sooraj says he underwent extensive training twice a day for months to imbibe a few new dance forms for his role.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
How 'Dil Chahta Hai' broke a jinx for Shaan
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Singer Shaan has opened up on why Dil Chahta Hai will always be special for him.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pannu hits back at Sitharaman-Kangana, says 'not so sasti' now (Ld)
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Bollywood actor Taapsee Pannu, whose premises was searched earlier this week by the Income Tax (IT) department among several others, on Saturday took a jibe at Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut and Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman saying 'not so sasti' (not so cheap) anymore.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Every household in Gujarat to have piped water by 2022: CM
Gandhinagar, March 6 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani told the assembly on Saturday that the state government will ensure piped water in every household in Gujarat including those in the slums and shanties by 2022.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics