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Centrum, BharatPe set to take over PMC Bank
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) With the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) giving an "in-priciple" approval to Centrum Financial Services for setting up a small finance bank (SFB), both Centrum and BharatPe are ready to take over the crisis-ridden Punjab & Maharashtra Co-Operative (PMC) Bank as equal partners.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Alankrita Sahai cast as lead in Punjabi film 'Fuffad Ji'
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actress Alankrita Sahai has been roped in to play the leading lady in the Punjabi film "Fuddad Ji". The Pankaj Batra directorial also stars Binnu Dhillon and Gurnam Bhullar.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' turns 22: Aishwarya calls film evergreen
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan took to social media on Friday to celebrate her film "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam" completing 22 years of release.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Himesh Reshammiya to announce new song on World Music Day
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Singer-composer Himesh Reshammiya said on Friday that the release date of his first track from the album "Moods And Melodies" would be announced on June 21, on the occasion of World Music Day.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Karenvir Bohra, Sanjay Mishra starrer 'Kutub Minar' gets mention at Berlin Indie film fest
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) The Karenvir Bohra and Sanjay Mishra-starrer film "Kutub Minar" has got a special mention for Best Feature Film at The Berlin Indie Film Festival (BIFF) 2021.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Satyajeet Dubey completes decade 'of rewards but also a lot of setbacks'
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actor Satyajeet Dubey has completed 10 years in the Hindi film industry. He says he looks back at his decade with satisfaction, though there have also been setbacks and disappointments.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kartik Aryan's posts a 'Dhamaka' poser for fans
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aryan uploaded a picture on his Instagram account on Friday that looks like an unofficial teaser of an upcoming project.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dreaded woman Maoist surrenders to Maharashtra Police
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), June 18 (IANS) A leading woman Maoist carrying a reward of Rs 2 lakh on her head, laid down arms before the Maharashtra Police, marking a significant success for the anti-Maoist operations, officials said here on Friday.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security
4.2 magnitude quake shakes Kutch, no damage reported
Gandhinagar June 18 (IANS) An earthquake, of 4.2 magnitude, was recorded in Gujarat's Kutch on Friday afternoon, officials said.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kajol poses in 'beloved saree'
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actress Kajol looks gorgeous in her Friday post, where she strikes a pose in one of her beloved sarees.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Aditya Kripalani's 'Not Today' honoured at UK Asian Film Festival 2021
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Indie filmmaker Aditya Kripalani's film "Not Today" has been honoured at the recent UK Asian Film Festival. The film talking about suicide prevention has been awarded the Ray Of Hope Igniting Flame Commendation 2021.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mumbai police nab 2 crime serial actresses for theft
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Two actresses who have worked in television shows on crime have landed in the police net for alleged theft of a large sum of money, officials said here on Friday.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
Ananya Panday reveals what makes her 'smile 101'
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actress Ananya Panday shared a string of pictures on Friday to reveal a few things that make her happy.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Farhan Akhtar celebrates 17 years of 'Lakshya', calls it 'more than a film'
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) The Hrithik Roshan-starrer "Lakshya" released 17 years ago on this day, and it was Farhan Akhtar's second film as a director. Akhtar took to social media Friday to cherish memories of the film that had Amitabh Bachchan essaying a pivotal role, and also starred Preity Zinta.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
5 held for Mumbai society Covid vaccination fraud
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, the Mumbai Police have arrested five persons in connection with the allegedly fraudulent Covid-19 vaccination drive conducted at a posh housing society in Kandivali in May end, a top official said on Friday.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Salman Khan turns nostalgic as 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' turns 22
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Friday shared a nostalgic post remembering his superhit film "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam", which completed 22 years of release.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Lakshya' turns 17: Preity Zinta calls it her 'toughest film ever'
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Preity Zinta went down memory lane on Friday to recall shooting for Farhan Akhtar's "Lakshya", co-starring Amitabh Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan, which released 17 years ago on this day. The actress tagged the film as her toughest ever.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' turns 22: Ajay Devgn says he didn't think film would create history
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) The musical romantic superhit "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam" completed 22 years of release on Friday. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali film starring Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Ajay Devgn was one of the biggest hits of the year upon release in 1999.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Urvashi Rautela scores 38 million followers on Instagram
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela has garnered a fan following of38 million on Instagram.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
PMC Bank resolution: RBI clears way for Centrum to set up SFB
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Clearing the decks for the takeover of crisis-ridden Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank by Centrum Financial Services, the Reserve Bank of India has granted its "in principle" approval to it for setting up a small finance bank (SFB).
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rapper Raftaar first Indian artiste to accept cryptocurrency as fees
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Rapper Raftaar has become the first Indian artiste to accept cryptocurrency instead of actual currency as performance fee.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gujarat board's 50:25:25 evaluation plan for Class 12
Gandhinagar, June 18 (IANS) Following the Supreme Court's acceptance of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) merit formula for Class 12, the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) too has announced its plan for the students and the results will be declared by the third week of July.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education
Neha Pendse, Amruta Khanvilkar, Priya Bapat feature in Father's Day anthem 'Baba' in film 'June'
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) "Baba" is the only word in Marathi that offers unconditional love, affection, support, and unparalleled faith. The lyrics of "June" films most sentimental single "Baba" breathe life into the song. The delicate and unhindered nature of the relationship between a father and a daughter will be expressed by leading faces of the Marathi film fraternity. The makers of "June" are launching an adaptation of the popular track "Baba" with a female voice. This is an Anthem Version dedicated for all fathers this Fathers Day.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sensex tumbles 650 points; metal, oil & gas lead selloff
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices slumped on Friday with the BSE Sensex losing over 650 points.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Pankaj Tripathi: Those of us who have power and potential must look out for others
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actress Pankaj Tripathi feels those who have power and potential must take up the duty of looking out for others more than ever today. He addressed the subject through an audio clip on social media.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Manoj Bajpayee on choice of medium: Creative people shouldn't have favourites
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee, who has worked in films as well as OTT, says he would never pick a favourite medium when it comes to showcasing his work.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Director Kate Herron reveals what drew her to 'Loki'
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Director Kate Herron has opened up about what drew her to the story of "Loki", the God of Mischief. She says when she first got the script it was a really big, ambitious sci-fi story. In disguise, however, it had another story going on.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Amit Shah likely to visit Gujarat on June 20-21
Gandhinagar June 18 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to visit his home state Gujarat for two days on June 20 and 21, sources said on Thursday.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
RBI to conduct auction for GoI securities conversion on June 21
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India will conduct the conversion or switch of Government of India (GoI) securities, through auction, on June 21.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
New Covid infections drop, daily deaths dive below 1K
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) For the first time since June 9, Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths dived below the 1K-mark, even as new infections dropped under the 10K-level, as the number of patients cured increased, health officials said here on Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Giorgia Andriani opens up on her experience of learning Indian languages
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Actress Giorgia Andriani, who made her acting debut with 2019 Tamil film "Karoline And Kamakshi", is currently spending time learning Indian languages.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Swwapnil Joshi's 'Samantar' to return with season 2
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Actor Swwapnil Joshi released the teaser of the second season of his Marathi series "Samantar" on Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Actor Salim Diwan adopts 20 children, will look after their education
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Actor Salim Diwan, has taken up the responsibility of 20 children and their education, and says he is trying to give back to society by helping those in need amid the pandemic crisis.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
When performing 'kanyadaan' in TV show made Reena Kapoor emotional
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Performing a 'kanyadaan' scene in the show "Ranju Ki Betiyaan" made actress Reena Kapoor emotional.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vishal Mishra: 'Kaise hua' is my companion forever
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) The Shahid Kapoor-starrer "Kabir Singh" is all set to complete two years of release on June 21. Singer Vishal Mishra, who sang the hit number "Kaise hua'' in the film, says the track is his "companion forever".
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indian ultra-HNIs likely to invest $30 bn in tech start-ups by 2025
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Indian ultra high net worth individuals (UHNI) are likely to invest up to $30 billion in tech start-ups in India by 2025.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Akshita Mudgal finds airport proposals 'so romantic'
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Actress Akshita Mudgal, who plays the lead role of Ishqi in the show "Ishq Par Zor Nahi", says her dream proposal would be one made at the airport.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ranawade's gets four-year extension with Mumbai City
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Mumbai City FC on Thursday announced that they have extended fullback Amey Ranawade's contract by four years, until May 2025.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
SUV-Hiran case: NIA nets Mumbai Police's 'Dirty Harry' Pradeep Sharma (Roundup)
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Netting the biggest catch so far in the sensational SUV planting-cum-businessman murder cases, the National Investigation Agency on Thursday arrested former high-profile 'encounter specialist' Pradeep Sharma - labelled as the 'Dirty Harry' of the Mumbai Police - along with two other key conspirators.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tourism, hospitality bodies urge CMs for relief amid pandemic
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) The Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism & Hospitality (FAITH) has reached out to the Chief Ministers of all the states for 'proportionate relief' on statutory obligations to the pandemic-hit tourism industry, among other measures.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Randeep Hooda wishes parents on their 50th wedding anniversary
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Actor Randeep Hooda took to social media on Thursday to wish his parents Ranbir Singh and Asha Hooda on their 50th wedding anniversary. The actor also expressed regret for not being able to celebrate the special day together amid the ongoing pandemic.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Twinkle Khanna gives glimpse of her 'upside down' world
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Actress-author Twinkle Khanna treated fans to a fun picture with a witty caption on Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gurmeet Choudhary: Jamai Shoshthi means being served 30 to 35 dishes
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Actor Gurmeet Choudhary took to Instagram on Thursday to share his look for Jamai Shosthi this year. The annual festival, dedicated to the 'jamai' (son-in-law), is celebrated in Bengali households. Gurmeet, who is married to actress Debina Bonnerjee, turned out for the ritual dressed as a quintessential Bengali jamai, in dhoti and kantha stich kurta.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kartik Aaryan throws a 'sexy' question to fans
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Kartik Aaryan seems to be on a self-inspection trip on Thursday about his sex appeal, going by his latest Instagram selfie.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Fed Shock: Equities fall as FIIs flight feared, banking stocks slide (Roundup)
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Fears of foreign funds exiting India along with expectations of lower consumer sentiment due to Covid pulled India's stock markets lower on Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Raj & DK: Web shows give scope to experiment with music more than films
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Raj and DK's new web series "The Family Man" Season 2 has been appreciated, among other things, for its music. The creator duo feels the web series as a format gives more scope to experiment with music compared to films.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
When Ekta Kapoor was called 'poster girl of misfortune'
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor, one of the producers of the 2016 film "Udta Punjab", took to social media on Thursday to celebrate five years of the film's release date.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Coast Guard saves 16 crew of sinking ship off Raigad
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) In a daredevil operation, the Indian Coast Guard on Thursday rescued 16 crew members of a sinking cargo ship near the Revdanda jetty off Maharashtra's Raigad district, an ICG spokesperson said here.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maha to roll out mobile units to detect early hearing loss
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) In a unique initiative, the Maharashtra Health Department will use mobile units to check the hearing abilities of newborns in the state to diagnose and start their treatment early, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
'Haseen Dilruba' director on shooting rafting scenes
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Filming the rafting scenes in the Taapse Pannu-starrer "Haseen Dilruba" came with its set of challenges, says the film's director Vinil Mathew.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion