Just In Police registers 725 drunk driving cases in Mumbai on Holi The police also pulled up offenders involved in 789 triple riding cases, and booked 3,919 people for riding two-wheelers without helmets. Congress, NCP leaders’ kin ditching parties for lotus Earlier this week, Ranjitsinh Mohite-Patil, son of NCP stalwart and former deputy chief minister Vijaysinh Mohite-Patil, joined the BJP. BJP first list out, Modi to contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah from Gandhinagar The BJP has also fielded Union textiles minister Smriti Irani against Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Amethi. Mystic Mantra: Sweet are the uses of adversity Prosperity is a mind booster but adversity is not without value; it is a great teacher. ‘Manifest perversity’ of N-E editor’s sentence The article implied that Mr Sen had ordered for several facilities to be provided not only to retired judges, but also to their spouses and children. Tales of the chowkidar in run-up to Polls 2019 The watchman, less than desirable as a role, let alone a career, finally acquired the status of a policeman. Who nabbed Nirav Modi? Nirav expensive ostrich feathers coat may have given him away to an intrepid British newspaper reporter. Samjhauta blast case acquittals surprising The judgment in the Samjhauta Express case is only the latest in that chain of events. Bombay HC tells corporator to pay Rs 24 lakh to BMC Earlier last year, the court had issued a show cause notice to Mr Patel for contempt over the January 2018 incident. Madha was offered to Vijaysinh: NCP Sharad Pawar had made it clear that since his Rajya Sabha tenure was still left; Vijaysinh should contest from the Madha seat. More Cong, NCP leaders’ sons rumoured to join BJP Amit is sitting Congress legislator from Latur, whereas Vaibhav represents the Akole Vidhan Sabha constituency. PM Modi to start Maha campaign from Wardha In 2014 too, Mr Modi, while campaigning as a prime ministerial candidate, had started his campaign from Wardha. Raj’s attack on BJP will benefit us, says NCP leader The NCP tried hard to take the MNS into the grand alliance led by the Congress in the state. NCP declares candidate for Ahmednagar Interestingly, Sangram’s father-in-law is Shivaji Kardile, who is the sitting BJP MLA from Rahuri in Ahmednagar. Not enough space to build toilet: MMRDA The MMRDA officer also mentioned that they were working to overcome all issues and glitches on phase 2. Mumbai: Missing baby girl found dead The police further stated that the family resides in Sunder Kamla Nagar slums near King's Circle railway station. Bombay HC annoyed with city police over noise pollution The court said that the commissioner did not state what he would do if any officer failed to take action against noise violations. 75-acre green zone under threat in Thane, says activist The TMC’s general body had already passed a resolution last year for change in reservation in the Thane city development plan. Clash of the Titans on Eid 2020 Interestingly, Inshallah is being directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who got Salman to do a cameo in Saawariya, the film that launched Ranbir Kapoor. Sonam’s wish for hubby Anand Ahuja Sonam is also waiting for some meaty film offers to come her way, and wants to do a film with her father Anil Kapoor again. FDA takes Filmfare to task The Food & Drug Administration has asked the organisers of the Filmfare Awards to furnish an explanation regarding some of their sponsors. Living the dream Mumbai’s Nilam Tambe, the first Indian recipient of The Prince’s Trust Award, looks back at her journey. Violent games that people play The recent shootings in Christchurch seemed to have been inspired by a video, which had similar scenes. UP CM demands apology from Ramgopal Yadav over his Pulwama attack remarks "Ramgopal Yadav should apologise to the country for making such statements which encourage terrorists," he said. Security forces rescue one of two civilians held 'hostage' in J&K's Bandipora The spokesman said the hostage still with the militants is reportedly a minor. Rahul's interaction with students of TN college didn't violate poll code: EC The Congress president had promised 33 per cent reservation in govt jobs for women and answered several of their questions. Rahul's interaction with students of TN college didn't violate poll code: EC The Congress president had promised 33 per cent reservation in govt jobs for women and answered several of their questions. Nirav Modi lands in one of UK's most over crowded jail The judge remanded him in custody till March 29 after which he was transferred to Her Majesty's Prison in south-west London. BJP first list out, Modi to contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah from Gandhinagar Smriti Irani has been renominated from Amethi and will take on Congress president Rahul Gandhi. No suppourt to Cong leaders who opposed: HD Kumaraswamy on son Nikhil's candidature He also said his father and former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda was yet to decide on contesting the Lok Sabha polls. Emergency declared as Australia braces for powerful twin cyclones Australia on Thursday declared a state of emergency and evacuated people from its Northern Territory. Fossil announces The Archival Series This limited edition series launches alongside a global retrospective: The (R)Evolution of the Fossil Watch. Dutch tram gunman to be charged with 'terrorist' killings Dutch prosecutors are to charge the suspect in a gun attack in a packed Utrecht tram with terrorist killings. Police report attacks on 4 mosques in Birmingham, UK Four mosques in the central English city of Birmingham have been attacked overnight, with a man wielding with a sledgehammer. 'I will be fine batting at any position', says Aaron Finch Finch's slot has become more insecure with the highly-rated Usman Khawaja displaying terrific form in the dramatic ODI series win in India. JDS postpones Nikhil Gowda's nomination date from Mandya LS seat Nikhil Gowda is the son of Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and grandson of JDS supremo and former prime minister H D Deve Gowda. 'British media sometimes treats Sterling differently', says Pogba Pogba said Sterling was unfairly criticised for what he does off the field. Trent Alexander-Arnold pulls out of England Squad due to back injury Alexander-Arnold has returned to Liverpool to continue his rehabilitation and has not been replaced in Gareth Southgate’s squad. No one knows who killed 68 people: Kapil Sibal on Samjhauta Exp blast case Reacting to the development, Sibal tweeted: "2007 : Samjhauta Express Bomb Blast, 68 killed. France is motivated for their first Euro 2020 qualifier, says Pogba The 22-year-old is determined to play at Euro 2020. Giroud to move back, retire in France Giroud has not started a Premier League game for Chelsea since the club signed Argentina international striker Gonzalo Higuain in January. SP leader Ramgopal Yadav calls Pulwama attack a 'conspiracy' to earn votes He said that the truth behind the attack will be investigated once the dispensation changes at the Centre and big names will surface. Team comes first before players, says Coulter-Nile There will be intense competition within the probables comprising Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Jhye Richardson, Pat Cummins. Maxwell might not play first ODI versus Pakistan due to illness Maxwell missed training two days out from the first ODI. Six players to watch out during 12th Indian Premier League The 12th season of the high-octane Twenty20 Indian Premier League begins on Saturday. BJP releases list of candidates for Sikkim, Arunachal assembly polls The 60-assembly of Arunachal Pradesh will go to polls on April 11 simultaneously with the Lok Sabha poll. Cristiano Ronaldo's signing reviving Serie A : Baresi Baresi, widely considered to be one of the greatest ever defenders, said that Ronaldo's arrival in Serie A. 'We welcome them to join the political discussions': Djokovic on Kermode ouster Nadal stressed the decision to make a change at the top of the ATP was so big that everyone should have been consulted. Modi, Amit Shah, Hema Malini, Odia film stars to campaign for BJP in Odisha The 40-member star campaigners' list was submitted at the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Odisha, a party leader said Thursday. Thomson 40-inch UHD Smart TV review: An affordable 4K TV for everyone Thomson has managed to keep this TV price super affordable — Rs 20,999. England are ready to fulfil the growing expectations, says Henderson For the first time in years, there is a sense England can emerge as one of the main contenders for international football's top prizes. Friendlies: Serbia keeps Germany at bay, leveled at 1-1 Despite a squad shake-up by coach Joachim Loew, Germany couldn't shake off its disastrous 2018 as Serbia dominated the first half. Friendlies: Bale-less Wales inches past Trinidad 1-0 Bale was one of several players, including Aaron Ramsey and David Brooks, omitted by Wales manager Giggs. Ocean sunfish washed up on Australian beach Boulder-sized sunfish washed ashore in Australia. oriamo Studio OEB-H66D headset launched in India The headset is equipped with Bluetooth v4.2 and connects easily with any smart device. Can drinking hot tea cause cancer? Drinking hot tea increases risk of oesophageal cancer: Study. No Bale in Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia The Real Madrid forward was one of several senior players left out by coach Ryan Giggs. The rise of experiential travel for the global Indians Innovative holiday concepts are helping in elevating travel experience for the discerning modern tourists. Fleming steps down as coach of Melbourne Stars His decision follows fellow former New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori opting not to renew his contract with Brisbane Heat. Snapchat introduces Holi-themed creative tools To celebrate Holi, Snapchat has launched a range of themed creative tools including Filters, Stickers, Lenses and Bitmojis in India. Watch: A Meteor spotted in Los Angelas? A 'meteor' that tore across the Los Angeles skyline set Twitter alight with speculation it was a real life 'Deep Impact.' Kandhamal MP to join Congress: OPCC president She is likely to formally join the party on March 23 or 24," Patnaik said. In Karnataka's Dharwad building collapse, death toll mounts to 10 Anger and frustration were palpable as more bodies were retrieved from the accident site with loud wails of relatives. Pakistan to build temple for Hindus in Peshawar The provincial government has asked the members of the Hindu Rajput community in Peshawar whether they want a temple or a community hall. AIADMK MLA R Kanagaraj dies of heart attack He was 64 and is survived by his wife, son and a daughter. Rahul's interaction with students of Tamil Nadu college didn't violate poll code: EC The Congress president had promised 33 per cent reservation in government jobs for women and answered several of their questions. Automation Anywhere unveils the industry’s smartest IQ bot Ability to automatically process documents in any language from anywhere will change the way people work. Entry-level Kindle launched with adjustable front light for just Rs 7,999 Introducing the most affordable Kindle with a built-in adjustable front light so you can read comfortably in even more places, day or night. Blast rocks east China chemical plant, casualties unknown: official A chemical plant in eastern China was rocked by an explosion on Thursday. Opera brings back VPN on Android browser With the new Opera for Android 51, the Opera VPN will also be offered. Top US trade official to visit Beijing soon, says China US trade delegation headed by Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will visit China on March 28-29. Nvidia's new AI turns your lame doodle into a masterpiece The software uses generative adversarial networks to transform even the worst of sketches into photorealistic landscape. Facebook launches Oculus Rift S — PC VR headset Rift S replaces the original Rift with an upgrade to a higher resolution display, improved optics, and a feature called Passthrough+. 'Airline on verge of collapse': Jet pilots write to PM over payment of salaries Two days ago, they had threatened to stop flying from April 1 if their pending salaries are not cleared by March 31. WHO panel calls for registry of all human gene editing research A central registry of all human genome editing research was needed “in order to create an open and transparent database of ongoing work.” Happy Holi! Akshay, Ajay, Kriti & other B-town stars wish fans on festival of colours On the occasion of Holi 2019, Bollywood stars too wish their fans and advised them to save water. Soldier killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K's Rajouri Pakistani troops have violated the ceasefire over 110 times along the LoC since January. US disappointed over veto on Masood Azhar, says China has responsibility China has a responsibility not to shield Pakistan, a senior Trump administration official has said. Savi Sidhu slams Rahul Gandhi for 'chowkidar chor hai' phrase Sidhu made the statement while commenting on the BJP’s ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ campaign. Problems amount as aid agencies struggle to rescue Mozambique cyclone victims Aid workers raced on Wednesday to help survivors and meet spiralling humanitarian needs in three southern African countries. Google says it is complying with EU antitrust orders Over the next few months, Google will be making further updates to give more visibility to rivals in Europe. Political leaders send their warmest wishes for Holi on Twitter Political leaders from different parties took their time out to wish everybody on Twitter on this auspicious day of Holi. Boeing delays by months test flights for US human space program NASA has warned Boeing and SpaceX of design and safety concerns the companies need to address before flying humans to space. India drops 7 spots in list of happiest nations, still behind Pak, China The report ranks on 6 key variables that support well-being: income, freedom, trust, healthy life expectancy, social support and generosity. Google fined USD 1.7 billion for search ad blocks in third EU sanction The European Commission said that the case focused on the company’s illegal practises in search advertising brokering from 2006 to 2016. Skullcandy Push review: The Aurora Borealis of earbuds Skullcandy’s first true wireless earbuds could have been so much more but lack where it matters most — audio quality and battery life. 2 policemen injured in grenade attack in J&K's Sopore Militants lobbed a grenade at a security forces party at Main Chowk Sopore in the north Kashmir district, a police official said. Indian-origin restaurant owner accused of sexually harassing women employees The accused, Manish Patel, is the owner and general manager of Swami Pancake, a franchise of an American pancake restaurant. Volvo to add in-car sensors to prevent drunk driving The safety features mark another step by Volvo toward its pledge to eliminate passenger fatalities. Don’t get disheartened: Mayawati on not contesting polls, says can be PM The Dalit leader added it would not be a problem if there is a need for her to enter Parliament later. US top court jeopardises Google settlement in internet privacy case Google was accused in the lawsuit of violating a 1986 law governing the privacy of stored electronic communications. Resolve terror issues bilaterally, China-led SCO tells India, Pakistan SCO's Norov said participation in group could become 'impossible' without commitment for 'unconditional' fight against terrorism. Notebook's adorable new dialogue promo opens a new page quite literally; watch Helmed by Nitin Kakkar, Notebook is presented by Salman Khan Films and is a Cine1 Studios Production. AT&T CEO says China's Huawei hinders carriers from shifting suppliers for 5G The United States has been pressuring other countries to drop Huawei from their networks. Lenders propose to revive Jet Airways by management change: source Jet Airways has a debt of over Rs 8,200 crore and needs to make repayments of up to Rs 1,700 crore by the end of March. Confirmed! Kartik Aaryan-Sara Ali Khan to star in Imtiaz Ali's next; see pic The film starring the much-talked-about duo has gone on floors and will hit theatres on Valentine’s Day next year. #DeshKaMahatyohar: EC wishes voters with message on Holi EC reminded voters of the upcoming elections and urged them to 'carryover the spirit of Holi' to polling booths to cast their vote. Priyanka Gandhi insulted Lal Bahadur Shastri: Smriti Irani The BJP leader also took a dig at the Congress over a woman's accusation that its workers behaved inappropriately with her. 1,600 hotel guests in South Korea secretly filmed, live-streamed online: Report Two men have been arrested, while two more are being investigated in connection with the illegal acts. Mate X: India will see its first folding phone from Huawei this year The device will be world’s first device to support both standalone and non-standalone bands of 5G. India wants an honest Prime Minister, not a 'chowkidar': Owaisi 'Under your (PM's) nose terror attacks took place in Pathankot, Uri and, Pulwama. What kind of ‘chowkidar’ are you?' Owaisi said. 'Nervous' Priyanka temple hopping in UP: Senior SP Ram Gopal Yadav The SP, BSP and RLD have forged an alliance to take on the BJP in the ensuing Lok Sabha elections in the state. Telecom subscriber base crosses 120 cr; Jio, BSNL, Airtel add customers The mobile customer base grew to 118 crore in January from 117 crore in December. Memory chip recovery coming later in year: Micron The company beat revenue expectations for the fiscal second quarter ended Feb. 28. Lithuanian pleads guilty in US to massive fraud against Google, Facebook Rimasauskas also agreed to forfeit about $49.7 million he personally obtained from the scheme, according to a court filing. Xiaomi sees more global expansion Xiaomi has revamped its smartphone lineup, paving the way to sell more expensive devices that can raise profit margins. Google gaming service: Game makers can now use rival clouds Hosting the data elsewhere, however, could lead to slower loading times or less crisp streaming quality. South Korean watchdog cuts fine on Qualcomm The fine is the latest in a series of antitrust rulings and investigations faced by Qualcomm from regulators across the globe. Working with all airlines to provide sufficient capacity: Civil aviation ministry All airlines are required to follow Passenger Charter requirements fully and comprehensively. Sebi asks exchanges dealing in agri-commodity derivatives to create fund for farmers The exchanges would be required to disseminate the details of the action plan on their websites under intimation to Sebi. Karnataka building collapse: Death toll rises to 7, more than 60 rescued Earlier on Wednesday, Karnataka Revenue Minister RV Deshpande said that those injured will be treated free of cost. CRPF jawan kills 3 colleagues, shoots self in J&K The deceased have been identified as Pokarmal R of Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan, Yogendra Sharma of Delhi and Umed Singh of Rewari in Haryana. Onida launches smart air conditioners ONYXS and GENIO Onida will also be introducing Magnified Cooling with Multiplier Cooling Inverter Technology. Indian-American Neomi Rao sworn in as judge of powerful US court Nominated by President Donald Trump last November, Rao was confirmed by the Senate last week by 53-46 votes. Mumbai girl Apurva Thakur set to represent India at Miss Teen Universe 2019 in Panama The annual Miss Teen Universe beauty pageant is for teenage girls from all over the world. Nirav Modi may get separate jail cell, inmates to be Dawood aide Nirav Modi, who was living in a plush apartment until his arrest on Tuesday, was sent to prison on the eve of Holi. GICLM hosts for the first time prestigious Winchester International Symposium Students from 9 countries including UK, USA, Japan and China will deliberate & experience Indian culture at GICLM. Pak student stabs prof to death for planning ‘un-Islamic’ party involving girls The student felt that the party that women were going to be involved with would be un-Islamic, a police official said. Reliance selling fuels from India to Venezuela to avoid US sanctions Reliance had been supplying alkylate, diluent naphtha, and other fuel to Venezuela though its US-based subsidiary. PM Narendra Modi trailer: Vivek Oberoi as PM brings journey of 'Chowkidar of India' The trailer also shows Prime Minister Modi’s struggle against the Indira Gandhi-led government. Pak should act against terrorists; another attack will be problematic: US The Trump Administration, the official said, has taken sort of a 'zero tolerance policy' on the issue of safe havens to terrorists. Days after mosque attack, NZ bans sale of assault, semi-automatic rifles NZ PM Ardern said high capacity magazines and devices similar to bump stocks -- which make rifles fire faster -- will also be banned. 'Won't be sold, won't indulge in horse-trading,' says Kamal Haasan Makkal Needhi Maiam released its first list of 21 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Nirav working in UK on 20,000 pounds per month salary, says his lawyer The 48-year-old appeared in custody at Westminster Magistrates Court and was denied bail.