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Sunday, December 15, 2019

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Hindustani Bhau

Apart from Hindustani Bhau, Shehnaaz Gill, Sidharth Shukla, Mahira Sharma and Madhurima Tuli were nominated this week.

Anna Karina dead

French culture minister Franck Riester announced Anna Karina's death on Twitter on Sunday.

Queen review

Queen review: Gautham Menon and Prasath Murugesan capture the life of Shakti Seshadri in its entirety.

Technology

trai, mobile number portability, trai new rules for mobile number portability, how to port mobile number, how to change mobile network operator, tech news, indian express news

Under the new rules that will come into effect from December 16, the mobile number porting process will be completed under 3-5 days and not 15 days as previously. 

Amazon, Amazon Echo Flex, Amazon Echo Flex price in India, Echo Flex price in India, Echo Flex features, Amazon Echo Flex review

With the Echo Flex, Amazon is trying to bring Alexa to impossible places where the Echo smart speakers otherwise couldn’t reach.

Xiaomi, Mi Band 4, Canalys Q3 2019 wearables market, Apple Watch Series 5, Fitbit Versa 2

The massive success of the Mi Band helped Xiaomi to become the number one brand in the global wearables market.

Mumbai News

Two fishing boats intercepted in Mumbai, 10 arrested
Two fishing boats intercepted in Mumbai, 10 arrested

The Coast guard detained and handed them to police at Yellow Gate station after they failed to answer how they came in possession of dollars and liquor.

Mumbai: 39-year-old man arrested for extorting Rs 50,000 from murderer’s family
Mumbai: 39-year-old man arrested for extorting Rs 50,000 from murderer’s family

The police said that the woman Reshma Oval was arrested on December 8 along with her brother-in-law Sumit Pathankar for allegedly killing her brother and disposing his body in the mangroves in Chembur.

19-year-old held for musician murder in Mahim
19-year-old held for musician murder in Mahim

The deceased’s 19-year-old “adopted daughter” and her 16-year-old boyfriend are alleged to have murdered a 59-year-old musician in his home on November 26.

Mumbai: Wait for first semi-AC local continues
Mumbai: Wait for first semi-AC local continues

With the first semi-AC local train set to be ready within a week, railways had been seeking an exemption from the trials, as it would allow the train to start operations in less than three months after basic safety trials.

Mumbai subway project cost up from Rs 2 cr to Rs 99 cr in a year
Mumbai subway project cost up from Rs 2 cr to Rs 99 cr in a year

While the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) had initially proposed that Rs 2 crore would be spent to build the subway, the project is now estimated to cost Rs 99 crore.

Roads connecting Char Dham yatra to be laid by Dec 2020: Nitin Gadkari
Roads connecting Char Dham yatra to be laid by Dec 2020: Nitin Gadkari

He said contracts worth Rs 12,000 crore have been awarded for the same after a Switzerland-based expert was consulted for the project.

Yuva Sena members write to Uddhav Thackeray against colleges started by private coaching classes
Yuva Sena members write to Uddhav Thackeray against colleges started by private coaching classes

Rao IIT academy courted controversy for being denied an index number by the state board for not meeting infrastructural norms.

Citizenship Amendment Act: Assamese students, many from Guwahati protest at Azad Maidan
Citizenship Amendment Act: Assamese students, many from Guwahati protest at Azad Maidan

Around 300 people participated in the three-hour protest by Assamese students.

Mumbai: 23-year-old dies in road accident
Mumbai: 23-year-old dies in road accident

According to Vikhroli police, the deceased woman has been identified as Sheetal Jain, a resident of Chunabhatti.

Shivaji memorial: Change in scope of work vitiated tendering procedure, says CAG
Shivaji memorial: Change in scope of work vitiated tendering procedure, says CAG

The CAG carried out an audit of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Memorial Project between April and May 2019.

Just before polls, Devendra Fadnavis used contentious rule to pay irrigation contractors
Just before polls, Devendra Fadnavis used contentious rule to pay irrigation contractors

The new Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government under Uddhav Thackeray has stayed the move for now.

Building in Dongri children’s home to be inaugurated soon
Building in Dongri children’s home to be inaugurated soon

In 2014, during a visit to the home, the principal judge of Mumbai city civil and sessions court had written to the HC on the dilapidated condition of the building, stating that lives of children are in danger if the structure collapses.

POCSO invoked after 6-year-old girl claims penetrative assault at Mumbai school
POCSO invoked after 6-year-old girl claims penetrative assault at Mumbai school

“The girl told her mother that a boy in school had drawn on her with crayons. Later, she said that it was a man who took her to the girls’ toilet,” said a senior police inspector.

Mumbai: 25-year-old held for dumping newborn in Sion Hospital toilet
Mumbai: 25-year-old held for dumping newborn in Sion Hospital toilet

The woman, a divorcee who works at a hair salon, had not told her family that she was in a relationship with a colleague and had become pregnant with his child, police said.

Three held for abduction, extortion bid in Mumbai
Three held for abduction, extortion bid in Mumbai

The police said the 30-year-old complainant, Varun Jilla, runs Jilla IVF centre at Star Bazaar on Link road in Andheri, with his sister Natasha. While Varun runs a pharmacy at the centre, Natasha is an embryologist.

Mumbai: Mercury drops below 20 first time this season
Mumbai: Mercury drops below 20 first time this season

“The wind pattern over the city is changing because of the prevailing western disturbance over north India. The rains over the northern plains and snowfall along the Himalayan region is changing the wind pattern to cool the northerly winds over Mumbai,” said IMD officials.

Mumbai: Woman jumps off fifth floor of Mantralaya, saved by net
Mumbai: Woman jumps off fifth floor of Mantralaya, saved by net

According to preliminary inquiry, Gupta and her husband are facing a case in Ulhasnagar under section 353 (assault to deter public servant from discharge of duty) of the IPC.

Jiah Khan death: Need to further examine dupatta, BBM messages, CBI tells court
Jiah Khan death: Need to further examine dupatta, BBM messages, CBI tells court

The CBI, in a plea moved last month, has sought to send the dupatta allegedly used by Khan to commit suicide to the Central Forensic Science Laboratory in Chandigarh for further examination.

On the run, Congress ex-corporator arrested by Mumbai Police for rape of 14-year-old
On the run, Congress ex-corporator arrested by Mumbai Police for rape of 14-year-old

The man, a former Congress corporator, had also contested October’s Assembly elections as an Independent candidate. A crime branch officer said in September, the man called a 14-year-old girl, a close relative, to his home under the pretext of offering her a scholarship to study in the US and allegedly raped her.

Mahim murder: Dismembered body of musician shows up at Mumbai’s Dadar Chowpatty
Mahim murder: Dismembered body of musician shows up at Mumbai’s Dadar Chowpatty

The deceased’s 19-year-old “adopted daughter” and her 16-year-old boyfriend are alleged to have murdered the man in his home on November 26, hacked his body, covered them in bubble wrap, stuffed them into three bags and tossed them into the Mithi river in Kurla, the police said.

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