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Ajrun Kapoor: Katrina Kaif is the best
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor is all praise for Katrina Kaif.
2020-03-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Arti Singh: Doing household chores isn't a big deal
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Actress Arti Singh, who was locked up in the "Bigg Boss" house a few months ago, has been home alone during the lockdown period. While many have been discussing the stress of not having house help and having to do household chores, Arti has no qualms about it.
2020-03-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Akshay Kumar donates Rs 25 crore to PM CARES Fund
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has donated Rs 25 crore to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative PM CARES Fund to lend support to the ongoing battle against the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-03-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rishi Kapoor says govt should open liquor shops amid lockdown, gets trolled
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) At a time when citizens have been panic-hoarding grocery and food to last the lockdown period, Rishi Kapoor feels the government should allow liquor shops to function in the evenings to prevent black marketing.
2020-03-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Taapsee Pannu doesn't like putting nailpaint
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu has been revisiting her phone's gallery to pass her time amid coronavirus lockdown. On Saturday, she posted a throwback picture that shows her all dressed up in ethnic saree.
2020-03-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Big B slammed by netizens for suggesting flies can spread COVID-19
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, who is quite active on social media, is still getting flak in the virtual world for a video he tweeted a couple of days ago where he talked of Chinese experts discovering that the common housefly, which sits on excreta, can transmit the coronavirus -- a fact which was denied by the health ministry.
2020-03-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Big B slammed by netizens for suggesting flies can spread COVID-19
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, who is quite active on social media, is still getting flak in the virtual world for a video he tweeted a couple of days ago where he talked of Chinese experts discovering that the common housefly, which sits on excreta, can transmit the coronavirus -- a fact which was denied by the health ministry.
2020-03-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Covid-19: Gujarat reports three more positive cases
Gandhinagar, March 27 (IANS) Gujarat was ready to take a sigh of relief on Friday afternoon with no new Covid-19 positive case reported in the state during last 24 hours, but the respite was short-lived as health authorities confirmed three more positive cases from Rajkot taking the total number of infected patients to 47.
2020-03-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
First images of Covid-19 virus in India released
Pune, March 27 (IANS) The first images from India of what the coronavirus looks like are out. The images of the coronavirus have been caught by a team of ICMR-NIV scientists in Pune.
2020-03-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Three more corona positive cases in Gujarat, all from Rajkot
Gandhinagar, March 27 (IANS) Gujarat health authorities announced on Friday that three more corona positive cases have been detected, all of them from Rajkot. The state has so far detected 47 positive cases.
2020-03-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Kriti Sanon is 'very much protective' about little sister Nupur
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Sisters Kriti and Nupur Sanon seems to share a great rapport with each other. Kriti, especially, is very protective about her little sister Nupur.
2020-03-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
COVID-19: Rishi Kapoor says India must declare Emergency, gets trolled
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) The government of India must declared Emergency to battle the coronavirus outbreak, Bollywood veteran Rishi Kapoor opined. Many on social media, however, don't like the idea.
2020-03-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tulsi Kumar to record reprised version of Malang song 'Phir na milen kabhi'
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) After singing reprised versions of the hit songs of "Kabir Singh", singer Tulsi Kumar will now come up with the reprised version of Ankit Tiwari's song "Phir na milen kabhi" from "Malang".
2020-03-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
FY21 GDP growth seen at 2.6% on 21-day lockdown: SBI Ecowrap
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) India's GDP growth rate for the financial year 2020-21 is likely to fall to 2.6 per cent due to the ongoing 21-day lockdown, according to a report by the State Bank of India (SBI).
2020-03-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mumbai man kills brother for wanting to go out during lockdown!
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) In an unprecedented incident, a Mumbai man allegedly killed his younger brother for trying to step out of home during the ongoing 21-day lockdown period, police said here on Thursday.
2020-03-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Yes Bank gets new Board, decides to raise additional Rs 5k cr
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Private lender Yes Bank on Thursday constituted a new Board led by former SBI official Prashant Kumar.
2020-03-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Covid-19: Maha death toll rises to 5, 125 infected (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Two more COVID-19 patients ? both 65-year-old women ? died, and 125 total positive cases were recorded in Maharashtra on Thursday, officials said.
2020-03-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Kriti Sanon makes chia pudding, Kartik Aaryan calls it chai pudding
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Actress Kriti Sanon is using all the free time during the lockdown to brush up her cooking skills. She has posted picture on Instagram where she can be seen trying her hand at baking a chia pudding.
2020-03-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
COVID-19 infected mostly men aged 21-70 in Maha: Data
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Contrary to the general perception that COVID-19 affected only senior citizens, latest data released by the Medical Education and Drugs Department (MEDD) in Maharashtra on Thursday shows that the majority of the infectees in the state fall in the 21-70 age group, with those between 31-40 grabbing the lion's share.
2020-03-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Bas karo workout videos: Farah Khan to other celebs
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Some celebrities love to stay fit and share videos of their workout sessions with fans in these times of total COVID-19 lockdown, but it seems like others are not pleased with the idea.
2020-03-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dhirubhai Ambani School commences virtual learning platform
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) As nation observes the 21-day COVID-19 lockdown, schools across the country are utilizing online classroom tools to keep the learning going, Dhirubhai Ambani International School (DIAS) is commencing virtual school platform to let its students study in the safety of their homes.
2020-03-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education
'Go corona go': DJ Sheizwood's new song with Deepshikha Nagpal
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) While there is a complete lockdown in India owing to COVID-19, DJ Sheizwood and Deepshikha Nagpal have come up with a song titled "Go corona go".
2020-03-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Was really itching to get back to playing cricket: Rohit
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Star Indian batsman Rohit Sharma is holed up in his apartment like everybody else due to the three-week lockdown that was declared in the country on Tuesday as it grapples with the coronavirus outbreak. Rohit said that he is making do with running up and down the stairs of his building to stay fit.
2020-03-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Maharashtra COVID-19 positive cases now 124
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) With two more COVID-19 positive cases detected on Thursday, the total number of infected persons rose from 122 to 124, health officials said here on Thursday.
2020-03-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Air India to repatriate Israeli nationals via special flight
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) National carrier Air India will repatriate over 300 Israeli nationals via a special flight.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Pietersen to interview Rohit on Thursday on social media
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen will chat with India opener Rohit Sharma on Thursday in social media, he has said.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Air India to repatriate Israeli nationals via special flight
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) National carrier Air India will repatriate over 300 Israeli nationals via a special flight.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Pietersen to interview Rohit on Thursday on social media
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen will chat with India opener Rohit Sharma on Thursday in social media, he has said.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Vivo donates 1 lakh medical masks to Maharashtra govt
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) In response to the current COVID-19 outbreak, Vivo on Wednesday donated one lakh medical masks and 5,000 N-95 masks to the Maharashtra government.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Health/Medicine
South and B'wood stars convey festive greetings to fans amid lockdown
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Wednesday marked the festivities of Gudi Padwa, Ugadi and the start of Navaratri all over India, but with the COVID-19 lockdown there has been no celebration anywhere. Many Bollywood and South stars took to social media to wish fans on the festive day, and tried to cheer them up. At the same time, celebrities did not forget to remind citizens to stay at home during the 21-day lockdown period.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Bollywood
COVID-19: Tata Sky Fitness to be free for subscribers for a month
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) With the aim to raise awareness around staying fit, healthy and safe at home amid COVID-19 outbreak, Tata Sky will provide free access to Tata Sky Fitness to all its subscribers. Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports Kiren Rijiju has recognised this initiative that comes at a time when it is imperative for people to join the drive to stay at home during the current country wide lockdown.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
15 new Covid-19 cases take total to 122 in Maharashtra (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) With 15 new Covid-19 positive cases detected in Maharashtra on Wednesday, the number of infected people increased to 122, according to state health officials here on Wednesday.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Covid-19: GoAir decides to reduce pay across board
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) GoAir on Wednesday decided to institute a limited pay reduction measure across the board to deal with the economic fallout of Covid-19 and the lockdown.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Lockdown diaries: Arti Singh experiments in kitchen
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Actress Arti Singh was locked in the "Bigg Boss" house for a few months. Now with Coronavirus confining people to the four walls of their homes, it seems like an extension of the reality show for most. Arti is making the most of it.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Stop going outside, we are not on holidays: Tendulkar tells people
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Legendary India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday requested people not to step outside their houses and adhere to the guidelines of the government and the health authorities in the wake of ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kartik Aaryan raps on coronavirus in new video
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan turned rapper with a new song he has made on the outbreak of COVID-19.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Relief rally in markets, Sensex up 1,861 points (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Amid a rebound in the global markets, Indian equity indices surged on Wednesday with the BSE Sensex gaining over 1,800 points to close above the 28,000-mark.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
To cope with 21-day lockdown, AP brings food closer to homes
Amravati, March 25 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to decentralise farm produce markets in cities and towns and organise sale of vegetables and essentials in nearby localities to reduce hardships that people will face during the 21-day countrywide lockdown.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Tom Cruise trying to get Meghan Markle back on big screen
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise is trying to get Duchess of Sussex back on the big screen in his future film.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
COVID-19: 5 more cases in M'rashtra, total 112
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Five more coronavirus positive cases were detected overnight in Maharashtr, taking the total number of infected persons in the state to 112, health officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Panju Island 1st isle in world to go into 'self-quarantine
Palghar (Maharashtra), March 24 (IANS) At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, all the residents of the tiny Panju Island, off Mumbai, have retreated into 'self-quarantine' since past two days - making it probably the first of its kind united voluntary action on any isle in the world.
2020-03-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Sidharth Shukla, Shehnaz Gill's music video gets a thumbs up from fans
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" fame contestants Sidharth Shukla and Shehnaz Gill are back to woo their fans again. This time, they feature together in the music video of singer Darshan Rawal's new number, "Bhula dunga".
2020-03-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
South star Roshan Mathews to feature in political satire (Ld)
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Actor Roshan Mathews, who is best known for his roles in "Aadu" and "Dry: The days after", will now be seen in director Manjeet Singh's film, which is yet to be titled.
2020-03-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Big B, Katrina to play father-daughter in new film?
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan and Katrina Kaif could star as father and daughter in an upcoming slice-of-life comedy.
2020-03-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maharashtra imposes 'total lockdown' (Roundup)
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Maharashtra on Monday became the first state in India to impose 'total lockdown' against Covid-19 as the coronavirus toll in the state reached three, here on Monday. The number of cases has reached 97, with two being critical.
2020-03-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
COVID-19: 3 dead in M'rashtra, 97 afflicted (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) In a turn for the worse, a COVID-19 patient from Philippines died, taking the total toll in Maharashtra to 3, while positive cases further shot up to 97, officials said here on Monday.
2020-03-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
This is what Kartik Aaryan did during Janata Curfew
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan gave a quirky twist to cheering and clapping for the ones who are serving during the coronavirus crisis.
2020-03-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Curfew clamped in Maharashtra amid Covid-19 scare: CM
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) In the toughest measure taken to fight the coronavirus outbreak so far, the Maharashtra government has imposed curfew in the state, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray announced here on Monday.
2020-03-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
COVID-19: 3 dead in M'rashtra, 89 afflicted (Ld)
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) A COVID-19 patient from Philippines died here on Monday, taking the toll in Maharashtra to three, while positive cases shot up to 89, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said here.
2020-03-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Sensex falls 3,200 points as trade resumes (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Sell-off continued in the Indian stock markets as the BSE Sensex fell over 3,200 points after trade resumed on the exchanges after a 45 minute halt.
2020-03-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy