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Students perform yoga at the National Yoga Olympiad in New Delhi on Wednesday, ahead of the International Yoga Day on Thursday. (Photo: Bunny Smith)

Traditional vs ‘fun’ yoga: Take your pick

New forms of exercise like beer yoga are in vogue since 2015.

North Delhi Municipal Corporation

Hotel Connaught acquired by Taj group in e-auction

In January last year, the Asian Hotel was e-auctioned, fetching Rs 45.5 lakh per month as licence fee, the highest-ever for the agency.

To begin with, the government would be hiring 200 sewer-cleaning machines each of which would provide job to four persons and thus create 800 jobs.

Manual scavengers to get loans to buy sewer cleaning machines

The banks and financial institution would provide 95 percent of the cost as loan to each of the machine owners, the statement said.

Approval of lieutenant-governor Anil Baijal would be taken for engaging the IIPA, he said.

Cabinet orders audit over ‘discrepancies’ in hospitals

Clears set up of waste treatment plant at Bawana.

Parliament and Assembly. (Photo: ANI)

Three drunken youth trying to enter parliament held

Three quarters of alcohol bottle have also been recovered from their possession.


Nirav Modi (Photo: Nirav Modi website)

‘Duration of LoUs was later increased for maximum gain’

ED also pointed to a 2014 case booked by the Direct-orate of Revenue Intellig-ence.

File picture of the BMC headquarters.

BMC assures HC: Mumbai prepared for heavy rains

After hearing the submissions, the court kept the matter for progress of measures on July 18.

Representational photo.

50 per cent aspirants in First merit list

7,406 students were successfully allotted seats in city colleges.

Reema, who was in Gujarat, since Oct 2016, surrendered on Thursday. She has been remanded in police custoday till Saturday. (Representational image)

Another held in fake call centre scam

Reema was wanted since October 2016, but Sagar, arrested in April 2017, did not divulge his sister’s location.


Trucks parked on a roadside as operators and owners strike against fuel price hike and third party insurance premium hike on Monday. (Photo: Asian Age)

Truckers join nationwide stir against fuel hike

The state’s principal secretary, transport, Alapan Bandopadhayay, said the strike has had a marginal effect in the state.

Mediapersons in a silent protest in front of Academy of Fine Arts on Friday, against the killing of journalist and editor Shujaat Bukhari in Kashmir and other media persons, those ware killed earlier. (Photo: Abhijit Mukherjee)

Indian Navy to send special team on-board MV SSL

Team to stop container drift to international border.

The salvage team is carrying additional specialist equipment for salvage.”(Photo: PTI/Representational)

Rescue operations still continue on MV SSL Kolkata

Sources indicated that the salvage operation is expected to continue this week entirely.

People cross a road during heavy showers in the city on Wednesday. (Photo:Asian Age)

Showers provide relief from heat

Port Canning, in South 24 Parganas, recorded the highest rainfall in Gangetic West Bengal at 26 mm, it said.

CM Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee trains guns at Modi on ID, vows to eliminate hatred

“I had a meeting of Niti Aayog in New Delhi. Reading the letter I found that the meeting was scheduled at 9 am on the day of Id.

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Ravindra Marathe

DSK fraud: Accused bank CEO hospitalised post arrest

The official was arrested for forging documents using his position.

One of the accused arrested by Pune police over ‘Maoist links’ in the Bhima-Koregaon violence case, is taken to court in Pune on Thursday.  (Photo: PTI)

Banned Maoist outfit funded Elgar, say cops

According to him, Raut works on the directions of Maoists.

The police managed to identify the accused on the basis of inputs given by local informers. (Representational Image)

Pune man arrested for raping 11-yr-old girl

The man took girl to deserted place on outskirts of village, raped her, then dropped her near village.

The complaint stated that the “inciting speeches and presentations” led to  the violence.

5 activists arrested in Bhima-Koregaon riots

The FIR alleged that “provocative” speeches were made to “promote” enmity.