Tag - Mumbai

Unbeaten India crushes Sri Lanka to reach WC semi-finals


Mumbai: A sensational bowling performance saw India dismiss Sri Lanka for just 55 to secure a World Cup semi-final spot Thursday. Sri Lanka was set to chase a World Cup record 358 to win in Mumbai but dismally slumped to 14-6 inside 10 overs. They managed to avoid the lowest one-day international total of 35, but...

US Consulate General Mumbai clears immigrant visa interview backlog


Washington: The US Consulate General in Mumbai has eliminated the visa backlog that was caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Promising news for visa applicants, the Consulate announced that immigrant visa interview appointments can now be scheduled within the standard time frame, an official press release stated. It said that following the pandemic, appointment wait times...

Succession galore as Sharad Pawar resigns as NCP chief


Mumbai: The big succession question in the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) could be answered on Friday following a meeting in Mumbai, party sources said on Thursday. Veteran politician Sharad Pawar on Tuesday stepped down as the chief of NCP. I have decided to step down as NCP president, Pawar told party workers in Mumbai. Speaking...

Bombay HC quashes criminal plea against Salman Khan


Mumbai: Bombay High Court Justice Bharati Dange on Thursday quashed proceedings against Bollywood superstar Salman Khan in a complaint filed by a journalist alleging criminal intimidation in 2019. The actor had challenged a summons based on the complaint by Ashok Pandey, claiming that when the actor was cycling on the road, he got into a...

TALENT AND TRENDS THAT STOOD OUT AT LAKMÉ FASHION WEEK x FDCI


Lakmé Fashion Week x FDCI is one of the most watched out for events in India. The bi-annual event attracts audiences not only from all across the country but also from across the globe and is one of the most followed platforms digitally. The four-day long fashion extravaganza from March 9-12 at the Jio World...

Bollywood Actors Who Are Not Indian Citizens


Bollywood as an acting fraternity has been open to people from across the world. And, with the recent popularity of OTT platforms and rise of web series the inclusion of foreign actors. But, surprisingly, not all Bollywood actors are born in the country. In fact, some of them also possess foreign passports. Take Akshay Kumar...

26/11 will never ever be forgotten: S. Jaishankar


Mumbai: Sending a powerful message from the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai against global terrorism, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar Friday asserted that "26/11 will never ever be forgotten". He was speaking at the first segment of the Special Meeting of the UNSC's Counter-Terrorism Committee. Addressing the delegates of the UNSC member states, he...

Delhi most unsafe for women: NCRB data


New Delhi: Two minor girls were raped every day last year in the national capital, which was the most unsafe metropolitan city for women across the country, according to the latest report of NCRB. Delhi also recorded 13,892 cases of crimes against women in 2021, a significant surge of more than 40% compared to 2020 when...

Cricketer Vinod Kambli in dire need of work


New Delhi: Making a startling revelation about his financial condition, former India cricketer Vinod Kambli has said that he is looking for cricket-related assignments as his only source of income is the pension from the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The 50-year-old Kambli, who last coached a team during the 2019 T20 Mumbai...