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Ashvin Kumar issues an open letter to Prasoon Joshi after his film, No Fathers in Kashmir, hits censor roadblock

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Theatre director Saif Hyder Hasan adapts Devdas from Chandramukhi’s point of view

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Netflix's latest offering Narcos: Mexico, starring Diego Luna and Michael Pena, is all set to premiere on November 16.

Technology

The GSLV Mk III’s flight on Wednesday was its second developmental flight. It was earlier flown on one experimental and one developmental flight.

Twitter to add political ads portal expanding its consent policy

Google and Facebook have announced similar features to be deployed in India.

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Google's Night Sight feature on Pixel 3 will now enable to capture bright low-light images without the need for flash or tripod

Mumbai News

Mumbai: Armed with roses, 35 kids fight against child labour, sensitise mill owners
Mumbai: Armed with roses, 35 kids fight against child labour, sensitise mill owners

35 children are part of an initiative to curb child labour, started by the Mumbai Police along with the Labour Commission and two NGOs.

Mumbai: Plot reserved for fire station, but no BMC initiative yet
Mumbai: Plot reserved for fire station, but no BMC initiative yet

Local MNS leader, Prashant Rane, has demanded immediate action on the acquisition of the plot and construction of a fire station. “The BMC should take over the plot and start setting up a fire station,” said Rane.

Mumbai: Fire brigade found it difficult to access spot
Mumbai: Fire brigade found it difficult to access spot

S B Shirsat, among the first fire officers to reach the building, said cars were parked on the lane leading to it. At 8.56 pm the fire brigade declared a level-2 blaze, a major fire.

Mumbai: FSI incentives for giving up plots for public use
Mumbai: FSI incentives for giving up plots for public use

In a bid to turn things around, the state government has now turned to citizens. It has sweetened the deal for land owners and housing societies whose plots or portions of it have been reserved for buildable public amenities such as schools, dispensaries, municipal markets, among others.

Mumbai: Man gets bail in driver’s assault and death case
Mumbai: Man gets bail in driver’s assault and death case

Justice Prakash D Naik said: “Statements of the witnesses indicate there was a mob and few people know the applicant (Devendra). In any case, from the documents on record, it cannot be assumed that there was any intention to commit murder.”

Ahead of floating restaurant launch: Mumbai Port Trust tightens security guidelines for eatery and jetty operators
Ahead of floating restaurant launch: Mumbai Port Trust tightens security guidelines for eatery and jetty operators

The launch is scheduled on November 17 and pontoon boat arrangements to ferry guests to the restaurants from jetty number 5 at the Gateway of India, security cabins and a jetty supervisor are expected to be in place before that.

Mumbai: 10 per cent water cut starts in city
Mumbai: 10 per cent water cut starts in city

All commercial, educational and residential units in Mumbai and some areas of Thane and Bhiwandi will suffer this 10 per cent water cut.

Mumbai: Post offices face shortage of Rs 5 stamps
Mumbai: Post offices face shortage of Rs 5 stamps

“We have not been receiving any supply of Rs 5 stamps from the Circle Stamps Depot, Nashik, for the past one month. As a result, post offices have been issuing Re 1, Rs 2 and Rs 3 stamps,” said a senior official at the General Post Office, Mumbai.

Death of 19-year-old during Maratha agitation: 11 held; witness accounts, CCTV footage, WhatsApp videos part of chargesheet
Death of 19-year-old during Maratha agitation: 11 held; witness accounts, CCTV footage, WhatsApp videos part of chargesheet

Police said 11 arrests were made in the case based on videos circulated on WhatsApp and witness statements. The 11 were arrested between July and October for allegedly assaulting the 19-year-old man, resulting in his death, and a minor during the agitation.

Mumbai: 20,000 farmers, tribals plan protest at Azad Maidan on Nov 22
Mumbai: 20,000 farmers, tribals plan protest at Azad Maidan on Nov 22

“Earlier this month, we sent around 20,000 post cards to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis stating that we are coming for justified demands,” said Pratibha Shinde, general secretary of the Lok Sangharsh Morcha.

Mumbai: 280 passengers stranded at Bangkok airport for over 12 hours as Air India cancels flight
Mumbai: 280 passengers stranded at Bangkok airport for over 12 hours as Air India cancels flight

Air India cancelled the flight as it could not arrange crew to operate it, sources said.

Mumbai may face 10 per cent water cut from today
Mumbai may face 10 per cent water cut from today

While the BMC supplies 3,800 million litres of water everyday to the city, the quantity supplied to households is expected to decrease by 380 million litres starting Wednesday.

Plea against cuts in Rangeela Raja: Bombay HC refuses to grant interim relief to Pahlaj Nihalani
Plea against cuts in Rangeela Raja: Bombay HC refuses to grant interim relief to Pahlaj Nihalani

Justice R I Chagla said that at this stage, the court was “not inclined to pass any order granting an interim relief…the petitioners are always open to seek review of order before revising committee or film certification appellate tribunal”.

26-year-old teaches swimming in Mumbai, his only instruction: ‘keep kicking’
26-year-old teaches swimming in Mumbai, his only instruction: ‘keep kicking’

The 26-year-old had moved to Mumbai in 2012 from Balasore in Odisha and joined the Kamgar Kendra Club at Prabhadevi as a swimming instructor.

Mumbai: Artificial Intelligence centre for rural healthcare launched
Mumbai: Artificial Intelligence centre for rural healthcare launched

This was after Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis signed a memorandum of understanding with NITI Aayog and Wadhwani AI for the same.

Mumbai: MMRDA plans signal-free corridor on Western Express Highway
Mumbai: MMRDA plans signal-free corridor on Western Express Highway

The corridor is expected to cut down the duration of the journey to and from the airport to Dahisar by 25 to 30 minutes.

Mumbai: BMC’s concrete roadsides plan draws criticism from own depts
Mumbai: BMC’s concrete roadsides plan draws criticism from own depts

This is the third time the civic body has changed its plan on roadsides, called side strips or flexible pavements, under which utilities corridors pass.

Mumbai: Five-year-old diagnosed with advanced spinal tuberculosis, loses eight vertebrae
Mumbai: Five-year-old diagnosed with advanced spinal tuberculosis, loses eight vertebrae

Doctors say boy needs urgent spine surgery, trying to arrange funds; father makes Rs 200 a day.

Shiv Sena raises tigress killing in Cabinet meet, seeks judicial probe
Shiv Sena raises tigress killing in Cabinet meet, seeks judicial probe

“We definitely know that Uddhavji has more knowledge about the wildlife and forests. We dare Mungantiwar to constitute a committee lead by Uddhav Thackeray to probe the killing of the tigress,” said a Sena minister.

Mumbai: Government relaxes land norms for affordable housing projects
Mumbai: Government relaxes land norms for affordable housing projects

The shortage of land is especially being felt in urban areas. The state government has planned housing projects in 382 cities and towns.

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