Female figures in Mumbai traffic signal lights

Posted on Sun, 02 Aug 2020 16:50:19 IST

Traffic signals in Mumbai have got a gender equality boost as a female figure has replaced the male one in colour-coded lights that inform about the right of way, with officials stating the move by the BMC would make the metropolis the first in the country to have gone in for such a change.

4 arrested for gang-raping woman in Bhiwandi

Posted on Sun, 02 Aug 2020 17:23:00 IST

Four people, including two brothers, were arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 42-year- old woman in Bhiwandi in Thane district, police said on Sunday.

Overcharging: BMC suspends Mahim hosp's licence

Posted on Sun, 02 Aug 2020 07:40:56 IST

(This story originally appeared in Mumbai Mirror on August 2, 2020)

Thane: Cop injured in knife attack, two held

Posted on Sun, 02 Aug 2020 17:17:06 IST

A 52-year-old policeman was injured after two persons attacked him with a knife in Bhiwandi town of Maharashtra's Thane district, an official said on Sunday. The incident occurred on Saturday, and the accused were arrested early on Sunday, the official said.

Farooq Abdullah Calls for Probe into Exodus of Kashmiri Pandits

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 06:27:33 +0530

Abdullah, a member of Lok Sabha and president of the National Conference, chose to blame then former Governor Jagmohan for the exodus and said that he "took them away" on the false promise of ensuring their return within three months.

After Stalin's 'Glossy Coat on Oppressive Manusmriti' Remark, Union Minister's Clarification on NEP

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 06:23:48 +0530

Nishank's clarification, through a tweet in Tamil,comes in the backdrop of opposition to NEP in Tamil Nadu on the grounds that the policy allegedly imposed Hindi and Sanskrit.

Abrogation of J&K's Special Status Neither Ushered in Development Nor Ended Terrorism, Says Farooq Abdullah

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 06:11:01 +0530

He also alleged that the BJP has not learnt any lessons from the hijacking of an Indian Airlines plane in 1999 and subsequent release of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad founder Maulana Masood Azhar.

National Education Policy Misses Fundamental Goal of Human Development, Expansion of Knowledge: Cong

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 06:03:59 +0530

The Congress leaders said the timing of NEP in the middle of a pandemic when all educational institutions are closed is, in itself, questionable. More so when almost the entire academia has complained of no consultation.


CreditAccess Grameen Q1 net profit down 22% to Rs 75 cr

Posted on 2020-08-02T17:40:25+05:30

The lender had registered a net profit of Rs 96 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal year.

Trade Setup: Market is consolidating; use any bounce to protect profit now

Posted on 2020-08-02T17:25:33+05:30

The market is likely to see a tepid start on Monday and the 11,130 and 11,165 levels are like to pose strong resistance.

FPIs net buyers for second month in July; invest Rs 3,301 cr

Posted on 2020-08-02T16:34:14+05:30

According to the depositories data, a net sum of Rs 7,563 crore was invested in equities while Rs 4,262 crore were withdrawn by FPIs between July 1-31.

Don't extend moratorium but change NPA period from 90 to 180 days: DK Mittal

Posted on 2020-08-02T16:26:35+05:30

‘I personally feel a moratorium extension is going to be a very bad thing for the country.’

Global investors drive record inflows into Chinese bonds in July

Posted on 2020-08-02T15:28:06+05:30

Net inflows into Chinese bonds through Bond Connect, which gives global investors access to the country’s onshore bond market through Hong Kong, totalled 75.5 billion yuan ($10.83 billion) in July.

Dollar bounces as gold bulls take a breather

Posted on 2020-08-02T14:48:14+05:30

Buyers crept out of the woodwork following a pullback in the gold price halfway through the Asian session, lending the greenback support.

Amitabh Bachchan Discharged from Hospital After Covid-19 Treatment, 'Naagin 5' Casts New Actor

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 06:37:27 +0530

Amitabh Bachchan gets discharged from Nanavati hospital after successful coronavirus treatment. A fresh face comes on board 'Naagin 5'.

Seth Rogen Says Sony Pictures Wasn't Interested in Making 'Pineapple Express' Sequel

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 06:09:22 +0530

'Pineapple Express' is a stoner-comedy flick of 2008 that co-starred James Franco, Gary Cole and Rosie Perez with Seth Rogen.

Akshay Kumar Has Given Fitness Trackers to Mumbai Cops, Says Aaditya Thackeray

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 05:41:03 +0530

Aaditya Thackeray shared a picture of Akshay Kumar handing over the trackers to Mumbai police commissioner Parambir Singh.

Amitabh Bachchan Discharged from Hospital After Testing Covid-19 Negative, Abhishek Bachchan to Remain in Medical Care

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 05:21:15 +0530

Amitabh Bachchan's latest coronavirus test result has come out negative and he has been discharged from Nanavati hospital where he was admitted for treatment.

MS Dhoni's Instincts the Reason for CSK's Success, Feel Rahul Dravid and N Srinivasan

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 05:16:16 +0530

Batting great Rahul Dravid has attributed Chennai Super Kings' consistent run in the IPL to skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's instincts, game-smarts.

Had Thoughts of Retirement in my Head: Stuart Broad on Being Ignored for First Test Versus West Indies

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 05:02:39 +0530

Veteran England pacer Stuart Broad has said he did think about calling it a day after being axed for last month's opening Test against West Indies.

I Think MS Dhoni Has Played His Last Game for India Happily: Ashish Nehra

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 04:04:17 +0530

MS Dhoni has 'happily' played his last game for India and the Indian Premier League has nothing to do with his future in international cricket, according to former India pacer Ashish Nehra.

IPL 2020: Safety First, Ajinkya Rahane Won't Mind if Families Are Not Allowed in UAE

Posted on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 03:30:31 +0530

Ajinkya Rahane would want his wife and daughter to be around during the IPL in the UAE but mindful of the risk it poses amid the COVID-19 pandemic, he wouldn.