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Jul 17, 2017, 12:39 IST | mid-day online correspondent

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Mumbai rains

Mumbai Rains: Gear up for heavy showers over the next 24 hours
Mumbai has been experiencing torrential rains for the past two days, and if weather forecasts are to be believed, the rains are likely to be consistently heavy over the next 24 hours. The rains are especially heavy due to the onset of the Southwest Monsoons and it is likely to be vigourous over Mumbai, coastal Karnataka and parts of Maharashtra. It will also affects parts of Odisha, North Andra Pradesh, South Chhattisgarh and the Konkan region.

 IIFA 2017: Karan Johar, Saif Ali Khan, Varun Dhawan make nasty remarks against Kangana Ranaut

IIFA 2017: Karan Johar, Saif Ali Khan, Varun Dhawan make nasty remarks against Kangana Ranaut
Filmmaker Karan Johar, along with actors Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan -- all of whom belong to film families -- didn't shy away from raking up the nepotism debate once again at the IIFA Awards event in New York on Sunday night. Karan and Saif, who were hosting the gala, revisited the much-talked about issue which started in Bollywood when "Queen" star Kangana Ranaut branded Karan as a "flagbearer of nepotism" on his chat show

Rajeshwari Gayakwad

Indian spinner Rajeshwari initially wanted to be a fast bowler
Rajeshwari Gayakwad. That name might not have rung any bells till a clement Saturday at Derby, England. Her 5 for 15 propelled India to a win over New Zealand in the ICC Women's World Cup and earned her team a last four berth as well

Katrina Kaif, Varun Dhawan, Salman Khan, Maniesh Paul, Karan Johar, Shilpa Shetty, IIFA 2017

Katrina Kaif sizzles on stage: 20 candid photos from IIFA 2017
The IIFA Awards 2017 in New York saw performances by Bollywood stars Katrina Kaif, Varun Dhawan, Sushant Singh Rajput, Kriti Sanon and others. A look at some candid moments from the event

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