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Kareena Kapoor launches Diwali collection of Malabar

Kareena Kapoor launches Diwali collection of Malabar

Mumbai: Malabar Gold & Diamonds has launched shopping, www.shopmgd.com along with launch of their price friendly Mine Diamond Diwali collection. Both the launches were done by Bollywood Diva and celebrity Brand Ambassador Ms. Kareena Kapoor at JW Marriot, Mumbai.
The online store is part of company’s various diversification plans announced during the ‘20th year celebrations’. This [...]

Thieves damage CCTV after stealing Rs. 2 cr diamonds

Thieves damage CCTV after stealing Rs. 2 cr diamonds

Mumbai: Diamonds worth Rs. 2 crore were stolen from the office of a diamond merchant at Opera House over the weekend. When the trader went to his office on Monday morning, he was left aghast when the safe containing the jewels had been broken into and his valuables missing. Officials from the D B Marg [...]

British woman alleges she was molested outside a mall in Mumbai

British woman alleges she was molested outside a mall in Mumbai

Mumbai: A British national has filed a complaint with the Mumbai police that she was molested by a man outside a mall. The incident happened on Monday evening.
In her complaint, the 27-year-old has said that when she got off an auto rickshaw at the Mega Mall in Lokhandwala, a man suddenly appeared and touched her [...]

Sanjay Dutt granted parole for 14 days

Sanjay Dutt granted parole for 14 days

Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who was sentenced to 42 months in Yerwada jail for illegal possession of arms in relation to the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case, has been granted 14-day parole for medical reasons.
Dutt had submitted an application requesting for a parole in the month of August.
The actor was convicted by a TADA [...]

Top global universities rule out setting up India campuses for now

Top global universities rule out setting up India campuses for now

Mumbai: Barely days after the government opened doors for foreign universities to set up campuses here, half-a-dozen top universities said they have no interest in the invitation from India.
ET spoke to top officials from Harvard Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge University and Duke [...]

BCCI probe finds 4 Rajasthan Royals players guilty of spot-fixing in IPL

BCCI probe finds 4 Rajasthan Royals players guilty of spot-fixing in IPL

Mumbai: The one-man Board of Control for Cricket in India panel has found four Rajasthan Royals players guilty of spot-fixing during the Indian Premier League 2013. According to reports, probe panel chief Ravi Sawani has found S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan and Amit Singh guilty of spot-fixing . Sawani, who is also head of [...]

BCCI members may ask Shashank Manohar to return as chief: Sources

BCCI members may ask Shashank Manohar to return as chief: Sources

Mumbai: With the Supreme Court putting off the hearing of the BCCI vs Cricket Association of Bihar IPL corruption case and N Srinivasan’s return as BCCI president in jeopardy, Board members are planning to invite former chief Shashank Manoher for a one-year stint.
According to sources, Manohar’s name may be discussed during BCCI’s AGM in Chennai [...]

Rupee falls sharply to 64.18 per dollar, Sensex choppy

Rupee falls sharply to 64.18 per dollar, Sensex choppy

Mumbai: The Indian rupee fell sharply for the first time in seven sessions and breached the key 64 per dollar mark in early trade on Friday. Stock markets were choppy.
The rupee tracked weakness in offshore non-deliverable forwards. The one-month offshore non-deliverable forward rate was trading at 64.72 versus its previous close of 64.30.
As of 09.22 [...]

Schools in a quandary, can’t exceed 76 holidays limit

Schools in a quandary, can’t exceed 76 holidays limit

Mumbai: While students across the city are busy enjoying the unscheduled Ganeshotsav holidays, schools are trying to figure out ways to rejuggle their working days. On one hand, the BMC as well as the education department have asked schools to declare a four-day holiday and, on the other, they have also been asked to ensure [...]

Don’t use bank notes to make garlands: RBI

Don’t use bank notes to make garlands: RBI

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) asked not to use national currency for making garlands or showering on personalities at social events.
“Such actions deface the bank notes and shorten their life,” the Reserve Bank said.
“Bank notes should be respected as they are a symbol of the sovereign and people should not misuse them [...]

Rupee rises to 62.92 per dollar, on track for 6th straight gain

Rupee rises to 62.92 per dollar, on track for 6th straight gain

Mumbai: The Indian rupee traded at its highest since August 19 and is on track to extend its winning streak to a sixth session on Thursday. The partially convertible rupee traded at 62.92 per dollar, up 0.7 per cent as against Wednesday’s close of 63.38.
The rupee’s sharp recovery has been aided by the easing of [...]

Sharad Pawar, Prithviraj Chavan lock horns again over files

Sharad Pawar, Prithviraj Chavan lock horns again over files

Mumbai: In yet another indication of souring ties between the NCP and the Congress – coalition partners in Maharastra – Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has slammed state’s Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan’s style of functioning.
Reports, Thursday, claimed that the fresh round of war of words between the two parties started after NCP chief Pawar hit [...]

IIT-Bombay to set up teaching centre

IIT-Bombay to set up teaching centre

Mumbai: IIT-B felicitated its teachers on Thursday, giving out Best Teacher awards.
Director Devang Khakhar said the institute’s teachers and students are discussing plans to set up a centre where best teaching practices could be shared and fresh teaching methods be developed. “We are planning to set up a technological park for faculty and industry to [...]

New Maharashtra board question paper format on portal

New Maharashtra board question paper format on portal

Mumbai: With the state board syllabus being upgraded to make it on a par with the curriculum of central boards, the state board has also decided to change the question paper format for SSC students. The Maharashtra State Board for Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) has uploaded specimen question papers on its website for [...]

Will crack Narendra Dabholkar murder soon: Gulabrao Pol

Will crack Narendra Dabholkar murder soon: Gulabrao Pol

Mumbai: The Pune police commissioner Gulabrao Pol has said that he is confident of tracking down the murderers of rationalist and anti-superstition campaigner Narendra Dabholkar soon.
“We have been working on various aspects of the case and the results will come soon. We are very confident about cracking the case,” Pol said on Thursday. However, he [...]

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