CCTV cameras help solve 1,100 crimes in Pune, Mumbai

CCTV cameras help solve 1,100 crimes in Pune, Mumbai

The State government claims to have solved over 1,000 crimes in Mumbai and Pune over the past two years with the help of closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras. Latest data released by the State Home Department shows 1,100 crimes have been solved and nearly 972 arrests made in the financial capital and in Pune since […]

‘Mission Mangal’ Box Office report day 2: Akshay Kumar starrer nearing Rs 50 crore mark

‘Mission Mangal’ Box Office report day 2: Akshay Kumar starrer nearing Rs 50 crore mark

Mission Mangal starring Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Nithya Menon and Sharman Joshi, released in theatres on Thursday, August 15. The movie released alongside John Abraham-Mrunal Thakur starrer Batla House. Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Nithya Menon and Sharman Joshi starrer Mission Mangal took off […]

MP CM announces financial aid for patients who lost sight after cataract operation in Indore

MP CM announces financial aid for patients who lost sight after cataract operation in Indore

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Saturday announced Rs 50,000 financial assistance and free medical care to 11 patients who lost their eyesight after a free cataract operation in a private hospital in Indore. An inquiry has also been ordered into the matter. “I am terribly sad about the incident of eleven cataract patients […]

Ex-Air Vice Marshal, retired Major General among 6 to challenge in SC govt’s Article 370 move

Ex-Air Vice Marshal, retired Major General among 6 to challenge in SC govt’s Article 370 move

Former Air Vice Marshal Kapil Kak and retired Major General Ashok Mehta are among six petitioners who moved the Supreme Court on Saturday challenging the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Reorganisation Bill and the abrogation of Article 370. The petitions claimed the amendments struck at the heart of the principles on which the State of Jammu […]

Why is the market falling post the Fed rate cut?

Why is the market falling post the Fed rate cut?

The Federal Reserve reduced the Fed funds rate by 25 basis points (bps), as widely expected by markets. But the commentary of Fed Chairman Jeremy Powell, after the Fed meeting threw a dampener on financial markets. There was widespread expectations was that the Fed would be launching a rate cut cycle from August, with at […]

VGS suicide: Should not be the way to go

VGS suicide: Should not be the way to go

More than failures, it is the guilt of having ‘let down’ people that seems to rankle many VG Siddhartha’s suicide evokes a sense of deja vu. Like Siddhartha, Lalith Sheth, CMD of Raj Tours and Travels, jumped off a bridge, seven years ago. He too couldn’t take his financial problems. Another deja vu hits you […]