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Mumbai woman shares OTP 28 times, loses Rs 7 lakh

1 year ago George Mendonca | TNN 0
This woman could well be the epitome of naivete. A 40-year-old woman from Nerul in Navi Mumbai was cheated of nearly Rs 7 lakh after she shared her one-time passwords 28 times over one week with a fraudster who called up, masquerading as a bank official. The woman, Tasneem Mujjakkar Modak, has told the police that the concept Read More

Ferrari crashes into flyover rail in Kolkata, businessman dies

1 year ago TNN 0
The scion of a prominent sanitary ware chain in the city died an excruciatingly painful death inside a luxury car worth Rs 3.13 crore near Domjur in Howrah on NH-6, around 22km from the city, on Sunday morning while returning from a weekend ritual that involved taking friends and family on long drives in their high-end sports Read More

Amol Kale, Dada may have masterminded Gauri killing

1 year ago TNN 0
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh has a strong suspicion that Amol Kale, arrested from the Goa-Karnataka border, and fugitive accused Nihal, alias Dada, could be the masterminds behind the assassination. A native of Pune and a realtor, Amol Kale, 37, is in SIT custody, while Nihal, believed to be Read More

Squalls cool capital, another may hit today

1 year ago TNN 0
The mercury levels fell several notches on Saturday after a dust storm struck the capital on Friday night. The maximum temperature fell below 40 degrees Celsius for the first time in the last two weeks after it was recorded at 38.3 degrees Celsius at Safdarjung, Delhi’s base observatory. The regional Met office says Delhi is likely to see another Read More

Indrani Mukerjea admitted to JJ hospital after chest pain, stable

1 year ago Malathy Iyer | TNN 0
Sheena Bora murder accused Indrani Mukerjea was admitted to state-run JJ Hospital in Byculla at around 11.30 pm on Friday. “Mukerjea was admitted in the critical care unit at 11.30 pm for chest pain evaluation,” said JJ Hospital’s medical superintendent Dr Sanjay Surase, early on Saturday. She is under care of senior professor Dr Waqar Shaikh. Medical superintendent Dr Sanjay Surasen said, “Clinical evaluation Read More

Notorious IPL bookie’s diary has dirt on Bollywood, other big names: Cops

1 year ago Nishikant Karlikar | TNN 0
Bookie Sonu Jalan, the alleged kingpin of the IPL betting scam, in his police statement, has mentioned several prominent names who bet huge amounts on certain IPL teams and players, an officer from the anti-extortion cell of the Thane crime branch told TOI on Friday. He said Jalan’s statement is corroborated with his handwritten notes in his personal Read More

Bids for E-way from Mumbai to Nagpur, India’s largest, finalized

1 year ago TNN 0
Work on the Mumbai-Nagpur expressway, which is expected to cut travel time between the cities by 10 hours, may begin soon—the state’s road development agency has finalised the lowest bidders for 13 of the 16 major contracts on the Rs 45,000-cr project. Once work orders are issued, it will be the largest ever highway project awarded in Read More

Delhi’s peak power demand may cross 7,000 MW

1 year ago TNN 0
Delhi is edging closer to an all-time high in peak power consumption. While the city’s power needs rise by an approximate 8-10% annually, the intense heatwave this year is likely to spike the peak demand by up to 20%. Delhi government is preparing for a summer peak of 7,000MW, but industry experts warn that even that may be crossed Read More

No water for us, don’t come here: Shimla residents to tourists

1 year ago TNN & Agencies 0
As the water crisis deepens in Shimla, local residents in the hill state have started posting keep-off-Shimla messages for tourists on social media. “There is no water for us, please do not come here and select some other destination,” one of them said. The population of Shimla Municipal Corporation area is about 1.72 lakh but it swells by Read More

HC: Children not weightlifters, use NCERT books

1 year ago TNN 0
Children have fundamental and basic human rights to enjoy their childhood with joy and enthusiasm, without stress, the Madras high court has said while directing the Centre to ensure that private CBSE schools follow only NCERT prescribed syllabus and not to give homework to children up to Class II. Observing that children aren’t weight-lifters, and school bags aren’t loaded containers, Justice Read More