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  • Arriving soon: Lavender-coloured Rs 100 note

    Bengaluru: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon issue Rs 100 note in lavender colour. The new notes will have 'Rani Ki Vav', a stepwell located in Patan, Gujarat, motif on the reverse. But existing notes of the same denomination issued by the RBI in the earlier series will continue to be...

  • Infosys Foundation to build Konappana Agrahara Metro station

    Bengaluru: Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of information technology major Infosys, will construct the Konappana Agrahara Metro station near Electronic City at a cost of Rs 200 crore and maintain it for 30 years. Foundation chairman Sudha Murthy and Ajay Seth, MD, BMRCL, signed a MoU to...

  • Aircel Maxis case: Chidambaram named as accused in CBI chargesheet

    New Delhi: In bad news for former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son, Karti, the CBI on Thursday named the two as accused in the Aircel Maxis money laundering case. The investigative agency filed a supplementary chargesheet in the case in the Patiala House court on Thursday, reported...

  • 'Sacred Games' actor feels 'disgusted' at being called 'porn star'

    Mumbai: Netflix's Sacred Games is in the news again after a sex scene from the hit show went viral a a "porn clip" on social media, leaving the actress who featured in the scene "disgusted". The 30-second clip shows consensual sex between a gangster and his wife, played by Rajshri Deshpande,...

  • 14,299 potholes have been filled in Bengaluru, claims DCM

    Bengaluru: Deputy CM G Parameshwara announced that 94pc of potholes (14,299 out of 15,239) in the city have been filled, in a claim that is likelt to be contested by many citizens. Parameshwara made the claim as part of a status update on the ongoing BBMP drive against potholes. According to...

  • 'He took the news so maturely': Sonali on telling son about 'Big C'

    New York: Actress Sonali Bendre, who is undergoing a metastatic cancer treatment in New York, on Thursday wrote about the "biggest dilemma" in connection with her cancer: how to break the news to her 12-year-old son, Ranveer Behl.Sonali, who has regularly posting updates on her life in New...

  • Arjun Tendulkar out for a duck in debut U-19 match

    Colombo: Arjun Tendulkar, son of batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, did reasonably well with the ball, claiming his first international wicket against Sri Lanka U-19 team. But it was different ball game with the bat, as he was out for a duck at the Nondescripts Cricket Club in Colombo. Arjun...

  • World's beaches eroding in protected marine areas: Study

    Washington: The world's sandy shorelines are declining in protected marine areas which could threaten plant and animal species and cultural heritage sites, a global survey of beaches with satellites data from NASA and the US Geological Survey shows.About 24 per cent of sandy beaches worldwide are...

  • Formalin fear: Goa govt bans fish from other states for 15 days

    Panjim: The Goa government on Wednesday banned fish imports from other states till July-end following multiple seizures of consignments of formalin-laced fish. Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said he had taken the decision in the interest of people of Goa. "In the interest of people of...

  • IAF's MIG-21 aircraft crashes in Himachal's Kangra

    Shimla: A MiG-21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh, on Wednesday, killing the pilot. Kangra SP Santosh Patial said the aircraft crashed at around 1.30 pm in Patta Jatian village in Jawali area of Kangra. The aircraft took off from the Pathankot...

  • Pant gets maiden call; Shami back for first 3 England Tests

    New Delhi: Explosive wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant was on Wednesday picked as the second choice stumper as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) recalled pacer Mohammed Shami in the 18-member squad for the first three Tests of the five-match rubber against England.Pant was rewarded...

  • Can smelling coffee boost your analytical skills?

    New York: If you love the fragrance of coffee, there are high chances of better performance in analytical tasks, a new study has found.According to the researchers, smelling a coffee-like scent - which has no caffeine in it - has an effect similar to that of drinking coffee, suggesting a...