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Play it 'pretty safe', leave party before 11: Mumbai Police to use drones, deploy 40,000 personnel ahead of New Year celebrations

Play it 'pretty safe', leave party before 11: Mumbai Police to use drones, deploy 40,000 personnel ahead of New Year celebrations

Maharashtra has been the worst coronavirus-hit state across India and Mumbai has still over 8,100 coronavirus active cases.

Dec 28, 2020, 21:08 PM IST
Air hostess in Pune alleges rape, assault on man she met on Tinder

Air hostess in Pune alleges rape, assault on man she met on Tinder

The woman is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital.

Dec 28, 2020, 18:54 PM IST
No new COVID-19 case in Mumbai's Dharavi for first time since outbreak

No new COVID-19 case in Mumbai's Dharavi for first time since outbreak

Mumbai's Dharavi has reported zero positive cases of coronavirus for the first time since the pandemic reached the country earlier this year.

Dec 26, 2020, 15:31 PM IST
Covaxin: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu discusses status of indigenous vaccine with Bharat Biotech owners

Covaxin: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu discusses status of indigenous vaccine with Bharat Biotech owners

Bharat Biotech Chairman and Managing Director Dr Krishna Ella and JMD Suchitra Ella called Vice- President M Venkaiah Naidu to discuss status of the indigenous vaccine.

Dec 25, 2020, 18:29 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: Women commission directs Loyola College to pay Rs 64.3 lakh compensation to sexual harassment victim

Tamil Nadu: Women commission directs Loyola College to pay Rs 64.3 lakh compensation to sexual harassment victim

The compensation covers remuneration for 81 months, damages for mental agony, unkind words of sexual harassment and for filing a false complaint against the victim. 

Dec 23, 2020, 20:56 PM IST
Bengaluru riots: NIA arrests 17 SDPI members in connection with August violence

Bengaluru riots: NIA arrests 17 SDPI members in connection with August violence

The case was originally registered by PS KG Halli on August 12 and was re-registered by NIA on September 21.

Dec 21, 2020, 21:38 PM IST
Watch Jupiter-Saturn celestial conjunction at Bengaluru planetarium on December 21

Watch Jupiter-Saturn celestial conjunction at Bengaluru planetarium on December 21

"We have set up telescopes in our premises to watch the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn, " said the planetarium official.

Dec 20, 2020, 16:54 PM IST
Gold, foreign currency, iPhones, cigarettes worth Rs 2.65 crore seized by Chennai Air Customs; 7 arrested

Gold, foreign currency, iPhones, cigarettes worth Rs 2.65 crore seized by Chennai Air Customs; 7 arrested

In separate cases, Chennai Air Customs officials seized 4.77 kg gold.

Dec 17, 2020, 00:20 AM IST
Hyderabad: Water supply to be affected in these areas till 5 PM on December 17

Hyderabad: Water supply to be affected in these areas till 5 PM on December 17

The HMWSSB requested consumers to use water conservatively to avoid inconvenience.   

Dec 16, 2020, 15:19 PM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu virtually inaugurates 'Yours Truly Margazhi' festival

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu virtually inaugurates 'Yours Truly Margazhi' festival

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated `Yours Truly Margazhi` festival via virtual mode from Hyderabad, he appealed to the artists' community to utilise the potential of India`s soft power to

Dec 16, 2020, 07:36 AM IST
Hyderabad: No water supply in these areas for 36 hours from December 16

Hyderabad: No water supply in these areas for 36 hours from December 16

The board said that there will be shut down for 36 hours from 05.00 AM on Wednesday to 5.00 PM on Thursday. 

Dec 15, 2020, 23:48 PM IST
Income Tax searches on Chennai-based group reveal tax evasion of over Rs 700 crore, cash of Rs 23 crore

Income Tax searches on Chennai-based group reveal tax evasion of over Rs 700 crore, cash of Rs 23 crore

The IT sleuths have identified foreign assets worth Rs 110 crore in the form of Fixed Deposits which were not disclosed in the return. 

Dec 15, 2020, 22:28 PM IST
Chennai: 1.26 kg gold worth Rs 63.47 lakh seized, one arrested

Chennai: 1.26 kg gold worth Rs 63.47 lakh seized, one arrested

Five bundles of gold paste weighing 681 grams concealed in the rectum were recovered from four passengers.

Dec 15, 2020, 22:01 PM IST
Chennai Customs seize 2.42 kg gold, foreign currencies worth Rs 1.35 crore

Chennai Customs seize 2.42 kg gold, foreign currencies worth Rs 1.35 crore

Officials said that the gold chains were hidden in handbags and mobile covers.   

Dec 14, 2020, 20:49 PM IST
Karnataka Deputy CM rejects transport workers' demand to be treated as govt employees

Karnataka Deputy CM rejects transport workers' demand to be treated as govt employees

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Laxman Savadi ruled out considering striking transport workers' demands to be treated as government employees, but said all legitimate needs within financial

Dec 13, 2020, 16:03 PM IST
Former Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee remains 'critical'

Former Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee remains 'critical'

Veteran CPI-M leader and former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee remained critical on Friday but he is responding to medical treatment, sources said.

Dec 11, 2020, 14:57 PM IST
From 5-star to food stall: How this man turned crisis into opportunity during COVID-19 pandemic

From 5-star to food stall: How this man turned crisis into opportunity during COVID-19 pandemic

Once 5-star chef, now Akshay sells biriyani at a humble food stall in Mumbai. 

Dec 09, 2020, 13:38 PM IST
Major cylinder blast at Mumbai's Lalbaug, 20 injured; firetenders, jumbo tankers on spot

Major cylinder blast at Mumbai's Lalbaug, 20 injured; firetenders, jumbo tankers on spot

The cylinder blast took place at Lalbaug area in Mumbai on Sunday morning. 

Dec 06, 2020, 09:19 AM IST
Indians willing to take salary cuts to 'work from home' permanently: Survey

Indians willing to take salary cuts to 'work from home' permanently: Survey

A survey conducted by The Mavericks India with 720 respondents across the country revealed that working Indians are loving working from home (WFH).

Dec 03, 2020, 15:19 PM IST
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut to be admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut to be admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital

Shiv Sena MP, Sanjay Raut will be taken to Lilavati Hospital on Thursday for his second angioplasty.

Dec 02, 2020, 12:20 PM IST