updated 12:02 PM UTC, May 24, 2017

Mumbai couple's 'unschooled' daughters earn accolades

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:02
Mumbai: A Mumbai couple's teenaged daughters -- Malvika and Radha who are school dropouts, are earning thumping accolades for pursuing and excelling in their chosen fields of interest.The couple -- Raj and Supriya Joshi -- are virtually on cloud nine…

After 91 years, RSS changes - to full pants

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 07:44
 Over nine decades after it was founded by Kesava Rao Baliram Hedgewar in 1925, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh will finally drop its khaki shorts and change into a new uniform comprising full-length dark khaki pants from Dassehra Day this year.A…

Drive to plant two crore saplings starts in Maharashtra

Friday, 01 July 2016 15:53
Mumbai: A unique afforestation drive by Maharashtra to increase the green cover by planting two crore saplings was inaugurated by Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao, signalling the start of the Forest Festival (Vanamahotsav), here on Friday.The event in which schools, colleges,…

Thane cops crack Rs 9.16 crore armed dacoity of cash van

Friday, 01 July 2016 14:15
Thane (Maharashtra): Moving swiftly, the Thane police have cracked the Rs 9.16 crore armed dacoity of a cash van on June 28 by nabbing six persons and recovering Rs 3.12 crore from them, a top officer said here on Friday.Making…

Five fresh faces to debut on LFW runway

Friday, 01 July 2016 11:37
Mumbai: The forthcoming season of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) August 24-28 will see five new faces -- Ilana, Galaxia, Alina, Paul and Bruna - realising their dreams of walking on the runway.In preparation for the Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2016,…

8 killed in Mumbai pharmacy blaze

Thursday, 30 June 2016 09:15
Mumbai: At least eight persons, including three infants, were killed on Thursday when a massive blaze engulfed a medical store in Mumbai's Andheri suburb, an official said.Three others, including a fireman battling the blaze were injured, said an official of…

Maharashtra women's panel rejects Salman reply, summons him July 7

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 16:56
Mumbai: The Maharashtra State Women's Commission (MSWC) on Wednesday rejected a reply by Bollywood actor Salman Khan on his recent rape comments and summoned him in person on July 7, a top official said here.In his letter dated June 28…

LFW Winter/Festive 2016: Six newcomers to be part of Gen Next

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 12:04
Mumbai: Lakmé and IMG Reliance on Wednesday announced the new batch of six Gen Next designers who have been chosen to showcase their creations at the Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2016, to be held here starting August 24.The mentoring…

Shiv Sena protests Pakistan delegation's visit in Mumbai

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 10:45
Mumbai: Shiv Sena activists on Tuesday attempted to disrupt a function at the Mumbai Press Club here, where a delegation of Pakistani press photographers was present.The protesters also raised anti-Pakistan slogans during the address by the event organisers. At least…