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Malayalam actor Sidhu R Pillai, the son of popular film producer PKR Pillai, has been found dead in Goa. He acted in as many as 16 movies, including Chithram, Vandanam and Amrutham Gamaya among others.

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Vasu is senior director and actor, who has worked in Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu film industries. He also has a Hindi film to his credit Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet, which came out in 1999.

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After her eviction, Shilpa Shinde got in an exclusive chat with indianexpress.com, where she spoke about all the personal relationships made during her stint in Bigg Boss 11. Talking about her co-finalist Hina Khan, Shilpa said she is happy to beat her in the finale.

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OnePlus's Face Unlock feature has started to roll out for OnePlus 3 with Oxygen Open Beta 30 and for OnePlus 3T with Open Beta 21. OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T have started receiving OxygenOS Open Beta 4 and Open Beta 2 respectively.

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LG is rebuilding the G7 flagship smartphone from scratch, according to new reports emerging from South Korea.

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Apple slowing down older iPhones: A Chinese consumer group has asked Apple for information about the slowing of older iPhones after operating system updates, demanding a reply before Friday.

Mumbai News

Kamala Mills fire: Mojo’s Bistro owner Yug Tulli arrested, all accused in police custody now
Kamala Mills fire: Mojo’s Bistro owner Yug Tulli arrested, all accused in police custody now

Kamala Mills fire: The Mumbai Police arrested the co-owner of Mojo’s Bistro, Yug Tulli, today, who was absconding following the fire.

‘Baby’ Moshe Holtzberg, survivor of 26/11 terror attacks, back in Mumbai
‘Baby’ Moshe Holtzberg, survivor of 26/11 terror attacks, back in Mumbai

Moshe arrived this morning from Tel Aviv and landed at the Mumbai airport at around 8.15 am. During his visit, Moshe will unveil a ‘live memorial’ for the victims of the 26/11 terror attacks.

Kamala Mills fire: Yug Tulli, co-owner of Mojo’s Bistro, arrested
Kamala Mills fire: Yug Tulli, co-owner of Mojo’s Bistro, arrested

Kamala Mills fire: Yug Tulli, and Yug Pathak, a co-owner of Mojo’s Bistro, have been booked under sections 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), 338 (causing grievous hurt by act endangering life and personal safety of others) and other relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Murder over ‘inter-caste affair’: Six men convicted of killing three Dalits
Murder over ‘inter-caste affair’: Six men convicted of killing three Dalits

The court acquitted one person, Ashok Phalake, for lack of evidence. Special Judge R R Vaishnav will hear arguments on the quantum of punishment for the accused on January 18.

Labour law reforms: Trade unions oppose new factory closure laws in Maharashtra
Labour law reforms: Trade unions oppose new factory closure laws in Maharashtra

The current rule is to seek permission for factories with 100 or more staffers,” said Vishwas Utagi, the convenor  of the Trade Union Joint Action Committee.

Interview with Vijay Crishna: ‘Voyages of Zheng He were aimed to showcase China’s might’
Interview with Vijay Crishna: ‘Voyages of Zheng He were aimed to showcase China’s might’

“I get interested in strange things. I read a lot, and along the way, I read about this. About 10 years ago, the 600th anniversary of Zheng He’s voyage was being celebrated in the region and I happened to be visiting Singapore,” said Vijay Crishna.

Lipstick Under My Burkha disallowed screening in Mumbai: film festival curator
Lipstick Under My Burkha disallowed screening in Mumbai: film festival curator

‘Communication gap’ to blame, says CSMVS director.

PMLA case: Hasan Ali moves court, seeks speedy trial
PMLA case: Hasan Ali moves court, seeks speedy trial

In 2007, Hasan Ali was accused of laundering $8 billion and was termed as the biggest money launderer of India.

Zilla Parishad Polls: Shiv Sena, NCP tie up to control Thane, Congress goes with BJP in Gondia
Zilla Parishad Polls: Shiv Sena, NCP tie up to control Thane, Congress goes with BJP in Gondia

“We had been trying to have an alliance with the Congress for the last four days and were ready to take any post. The Congress should come clean on aligning with the BJP,” said NCP state president Sunil Tatkare.

Soap bars delivered in place of electronic items purchased online; four arrested
Soap bars delivered in place of electronic items purchased online; four arrested

An Amazon spokesperson said, “As India’s most trusted online marketplace, we take incidents of fraud seriously. A case has been reported at the Bandra police. Local police have taken charge and we are extending all support or information that they need.”

Kamala Mills fire: Culpable homicide charge dropped, hotelier gets bail
Kamala Mills fire: Culpable homicide charge dropped, hotelier gets bail

The NM Joshi station police had arrested Karia on January 9, in connection with the Kamala Mills fire, reportedly after finding at his residence an Audi car belonging to Abhijeet Mankar, co-owner of the 1Above pub where the fire had left 14 people dead.

Kamala Mills fire: Unfortunate incident has shaken our conscience, remarks Bombay HC
Kamala Mills fire: Unfortunate incident has shaken our conscience, remarks Bombay HC

Says it should serve as an eyeopener for authorities to check if other eateries and bars are following regulations.

Since early January: In a first, Mumbai Port Trust  operational for 24 hours
Since early January: In a first, Mumbai Port Trust operational for 24 hours

Move pushed through after successful talks between management and employees’ unions

Man ‘attempts suicide’ at DCP office in Borivali
Man ‘attempts suicide’ at DCP office in Borivali

Ramzan Sayyad, who has four cases of electricity theft registered against him at the Malvani police station, allegedly threatened to harm himself if the officer did not help him.

Woman’s body found in pond in Thane
Woman’s body found in pond in Thane

According to sources, Jadhaw was ill and had been admitted to a hospital. She had come for a walk in the morning and either jumped or slipped and fell in the pond, the police claimed. 

Demolished Hancock bridge: Bombay HC asks BMC to set date for starting work on new bridge
Demolished Hancock bridge: Bombay HC asks BMC to set date for starting work on new bridge

On Monday, BMC’s lawyer Joel Carlos informed the court that the civic body would begin construction of a new bridge soon, to which the Justice Naresh Patil asked for the date of commencement of the work. 

RPF officer injured after jumping in front of train in Mumbai
RPF officer injured after jumping in front of train in Mumbai

‘Suicide bid’ after he was scheduled to be questioned in theft case.

Winter gets warmer as temperature rises in Mumbai
Winter gets warmer as temperature rises in Mumbai

Doctors suspect that with erratic temperature changes, cases of respiratory infection and cold may escalate in the coming days.

After PIL at Bombay HC: Maharashtra seeks time to prepare emergency organ donation guidelines
After PIL at Bombay HC: Maharashtra seeks time to prepare emergency organ donation guidelines

The court, in its last hearing, had directed the state to file an affidavit on whether there is a mechanism to deal with emergency organ transplant cases and if it does not exist, to suggest in what manner the state proposed to set up such a mechanism.

Life on the Local: Parsik tunnel- an engineering marvel, ‘haunted’, target of revolutionaries
Life on the Local: Parsik tunnel- an engineering marvel, ‘haunted’, target of revolutionaries

The tunnel is around 10 metres in width and six metres in height. It takes around 30 minutes to travel from Thane to Kalyan via the slow corridor, but on the fast corridor, via the Parsik tunnel, the same distance is covered in 20 minutes, a railway official said.

Man ‘tries to kidnap’ three-year-old on crowded street, arrested
Man ‘tries to kidnap’ three-year-old on crowded street, arrested

Accused says he was drunk, did not plan to kidnap boy.

Arpita Tiwari murder case: Month after death of 25 year old, friend held
Arpita Tiwari murder case: Month after death of 25 year old, friend held

Accused remanded in police custody till January 20.

Youth held for mother’s murder: Father pleads with court to look into mental health report of son
Youth held for mother’s murder: Father pleads with court to look into mental health report of son

The court had in November last year rejected the plea stating that there is nothing at this stage to believe that Siddhant is suffering from any mental illness.

Maharashtra govt plans to offer perks for manufacture of Metro coaches in state
Maharashtra govt plans to offer perks for manufacture of Metro coaches in state

CM Fadnavis reportedly asked senior MMRDA officials to reason with contractors responsible for design, manufacture, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of Metro trains to procure these indigenously.

Unsolved Crimes: Six years and 1,500 DNA tests later, rape, murder of three girls still a mystery
Unsolved Crimes: Six years and 1,500 DNA tests later, rape, murder of three girls still a mystery

One by one, the police began to eliminate each suspect after a thorough probe revealed that immediate family members and known male acquaintances had strong alibis. However, no one was exempt from undergoing a DNA test.

Baby stolen from Thane civil hospital found, three arrested
Baby stolen from Thane civil hospital found, three arrested

“We laid a trap as a potential customer for the baby, and went to their hideout in Pisawali village in Kalyan (East). We immediately arrested the woman and her accomplices,” a senior officer said.

ONGC Chopper crash: Forensic experts hint at fuel leak
ONGC Chopper crash: Forensic experts hint at fuel leak

Metal fragments detected in bodies; experts suspect chopper’s rotor blades hit at least three on board.

Thane: RTI activist arrested in extortion case
Thane: RTI activist arrested in extortion case

Charushila Patil (37), who works with a local news channel, was arrested on Sunday while accepting money from the Kalyan-based builder.

Two kill leopard in ‘self-defence’ in Nagpur
Two kill leopard in ‘self-defence’ in Nagpur

The two brothers were grievously hurt and have been admitted in hospital. Their condition is stable. The leopard was a male about five years old.

Over 650 Gadchiroli youths get employment at job fair
Over 650 Gadchiroli youths get employment at job fair

Among the companies were Tata motors, ICICI bank and MSF. While the highest offer of Rs 44,000 per month went to an aspirant from Jalna district, the highest offer for Gadchiroli candidates was Rs 38,000 per month. 

Maharashtra to bring in new safety policy for factories, shops, construction workers
Maharashtra to bring in new safety policy for factories, shops, construction workers

We are planning to bring in stringent safety norms for shops and establishments that will be applicable to all units irrespective of number of labourers. The policy will include norms for factories and construction workers,” said Sambhaji Patil-Nilangekar, state labour minister.

Dahanu boat capsize: Maritime board intensifies crackdown on illegal vessels
Dahanu boat capsize: Maritime board intensifies crackdown on illegal vessels

According to Manjunath Singe, SP, Palghar, prima facie the boat capsized because there were more than double the maximum capacity on the boat.

Maharshtra: Over 50 per cent traders didn’t file GSTR-1 returns for October, November
Maharshtra: Over 50 per cent traders didn’t file GSTR-1 returns for October, November

Maharashtra GST Commissioner says mass notices will be sent to defaulters soon.

Bombay HC grants divorce to man, says blaming husband for failure to conceive amounts to cruelty
Bombay HC grants divorce to man, says blaming husband for failure to conceive amounts to cruelty

“Her continuous complaints to the husband’s employer also jeopardised his prospects in his employment… She was blaming the husband for her not being able to conceive, which also amounts to cruelty meted out to the husband,” the bench said.

Two held for ‘accepting bets’ on horse races in Mumbai
Two held for ‘accepting bets’ on horse races in Mumbai

“We found several WhatsApp groups on the mobile phones of both the accused through which they would coordinate with those interested in making payments.They only accepted money from those people they knew for a long time. New people were not allowed to place bets,” the officer said.

Newborn stolen from Thane civil hospital
Newborn stolen from Thane civil hospital

An officer said they believed the kidnapper told the woman that she was taking the infant for some vaccination and fled from the spot.