Entertainment

prerna arora

Prernaa Arora's KriArj Entertainment Pvt Ltd has been making headlines for its fallout first with actor-producer John Abraham for Parmanu and then with Abhishek Kapoor for Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan starrer Kedarnath.

Harshvardhan Kapoor

Harshavardhan Kapoor is gearing up for the release of his next film Bhavesh Joshi which is set to hit the screens on June 1. The film will be clashing with his sister Sonam Kapoor's movie Veere Di Wedding.

Tanaaz and Delnaaz

Tanaaz and Delnaaz are working together after 18 years on a play titled Wrong Number. They last worked together in a play titled I Do I Don't. Tanaaz says working with relatives can be very dangerous but this is not the case while working with her sister in law Delnaaz.

Technology

Panspermia theory, science fiction, science fact, octopus, octopi, Star Trek, biology

Has the octopus evolved from alien life? The tentacles of the panspermia theory still entangles the scientific community.

apple, crime, criminal investigations, data security, device requests, financial identifier requests, government data requests, law, legal, privacy, u.s. electronic communications privacy act, u.s. national security orders, u.s. national security requests

Other tech firms also experienced a jump in national security request between the second half of 2016 and the first half of 2017.

We have handpicked some of the best gaming smartphones under Rs 30,000 for the gaming aficionados who prefer a handset with good visuals and better processing power

Mumbai News

A networking platform for new-age career women
A networking platform for new-age career women

The attendees range from young women just starting off in their careers to women who have taken a break from their careers to give birth and now wish to re-enter the working world.

Three arrested by Azad Maidan police for stealing four-wheelers
Three arrested by Azad Maidan police for stealing four-wheelers

After running the racket since the past year, the Azad Maidan police in south Mumbai received a tip off about the gang. Police laid a trap and arrested Hafizul Jafri (40), Shamim Ansari (36) and Sannam Khan (22).

Twenty-four per cent candidates have pending criminal cases against them’
Twenty-four per cent candidates have pending criminal cases against them’

Seven out of the 25 candidates are crorepatis. There are total four (16 per cent) out of 25 analyzed candidates, who have declared assets below Rs 2 lakhs, the report said.

Ten-fold spike in cellphone thefts on local trains
Ten-fold spike in cellphone thefts on local trains

With more cases registered, the railway police have also been able to recover more phones. The total worth of recovered phones has gone up from Rs 1.59 crore in 2015 and Rs 1.89 crore in 2016 to Rs 3.32 crore last year.

Captain recalls: Engine trouble, strong winds, then ship hit a rock
Captain recalls: Engine trouble, strong winds, then ship hit a rock

The Maharashtra Maritime Board (MMB) has set May 25 as the last date to operate a sea vessel before the monsoon break when unpredictable weather and choppy seas make the operation of such barges dangerous, said a MMB official.

Floating restaurant capsizes: Maritime bureau orders inquiry, salvage operations to begin today
Floating restaurant capsizes: Maritime bureau orders inquiry, salvage operations to begin today

An official from the MMB said that first the salvage team will carry out an underwater survey to detect the puncture from where water entered the ship.

Maharashtra: Sanjay Gandhi National Park signs pact with wildlife body to radio collar leopards
Maharashtra: Sanjay Gandhi National Park signs pact with wildlife body to radio collar leopards

According to a release issued by SGNP, camera trapping and collaring are two tools that allow a greater understanding of animals like leopards, who are known to be secretive in nature.

Palghar bypoll: Can’t take any bypoll casually, says BJP
Palghar bypoll: Can’t take any bypoll casually, says BJP

In fact, CM Devendra Fadnavis has already added momentum to the campaign by holding five rallies in Kasa, Nallasopara, Jawhar, Boisar and Vasai.

Bombay High Court refuses to allow homeopathy student with low attendance to sit for first-year exams
Bombay High Court refuses to allow homeopathy student with low attendance to sit for first-year exams

Fakeha Badami, a student of homeopathy at Sai Homeopathic Medical College, had moved the court accusing her college of not allowing her to attend classes for wearing a hijab (head scarf).

Mumbai Mayor: Contractors to be prosecuted if nullahs not cleaned on time
Mumbai Mayor: Contractors to be prosecuted if nullahs not cleaned on time

During an inspection by BMC officials, who accompanied the Mayor, found that the cleaning of several nullahs are yet to be completed.

Mumbai: Ahead of monsoon 1,400 safety nets for manholes

The BMC is planning to install around 1,450 safety nets /metal mesh on manholes at crucial locations, at the total cost of Rs1.38 crore.

Maharashtra cop Lalita Salve’s first sex change surgery successful
Maharashtra cop Lalita Salve’s first sex change surgery successful

In March this year, CM Fadnavis, who also holds the home portfolio, had cleared the file permitting Salve to undergo a gender reassignment surgery.

Mumbai: Floatel capsizes near Bandra-Worli Sea Link, cops rescue 15 onboard
Mumbai: Floatel capsizes near Bandra-Worli Sea Link, cops rescue 15 onboard

Maharashtra government has been promoting floatels as a part of their main attraction for coastline tourism.

PM Modi failed to understand ‘mann ki baat’ of tribals, says Uddhav Thackeray at Palghar
PM Modi failed to understand ‘mann ki baat’ of tribals, says Uddhav Thackeray at Palghar

Addressing an election rally at Palghar city, Thackeray opposed key projects pushed by the BJP-led government, questioning how they would benefit the tribal population.

Palghar bypoll: In first major clash with BJP, Shiv Sena banks on sympathy wave for son of late MP
Palghar bypoll: In first major clash with BJP, Shiv Sena banks on sympathy wave for son of late MP

Palghar bypoll is necessitated by the death of BJP MP Chintaman Wanaga in January this year. Sena, in an unexpected move, fielded Wanaga’s son Shrinivas, who has claimed that the BJP ignored the family after the Parliamentarian’s death.

Mumbai development plan: Beach marked as residential zone set to be turned into public park
Mumbai development plan: Beach marked as residential zone set to be turned into public park

While the authorities remain tight-lipped about the controversy, questions are being raised on whether the change is being done to suit the interest of a business group with wide interests.

Scrubbing through the night to make buses look their BEST
Scrubbing through the night to make buses look their BEST

The Colaba depot also maintains three Nilambari buses (open top buses), which officials say, are washed when a group books it for an occasion.

Ashwini Bidre ‘murder’ case: Cops shielding accused inspector, says family
Ashwini Bidre ‘murder’ case: Cops shielding accused inspector, says family

The family claimed that instead of actually investigating, the Navi Mumbai police officers were busy in seeking credit for their investigation.

Mumbai Congress targets Amitabh Bachchan on fuel price
Mumbai Congress targets Amitabh Bachchan on fuel price

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday advocated bringing petrol and diesel under Goods and Services Tax (GST), which he said would help in reducing their prices. He said a task force was exploring ways to bring down the prices.

Bal Thackeray’s Sena never backstabbed, says CM Fadnavis
Bal Thackeray’s Sena never backstabbed, says CM Fadnavis

“Balasaheb Thackeray’s Shiv Sena never backstabbed. During Balasaheb’s time, the organisation believed in taking up the challenge in the face. Unfortunately, today’s Sena indulges in plotting and backstabbing,” Fadnavis said.

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