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Fiona Fernandez

Fiona Fernandez

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New book for children set in 1970s-80s Iran explores experiences of Indians

New book for children set in 1970s-80s Iran explores experiences of Indians

A new title for children set in 1970s-80s Iran holds up a mirror on real-life experiences faced by the Indian community during a period of continuous political upheaval... [Read More]

19 June,2024 09:10 AM IST | Mumbai | Fiona Fernandez
Who blocked my sea view?

Who blocked my sea view?

As another mega infrastructure project nears completion, it reignites the much-debated issue of how zero thought is given to aesthetics, in this case by permanently destroying iconic views within our ‘sea-facing’ metropolis... [Read More]

16 June,2024 06:51 AM IST | Mumbai | Fiona Fernandez
Kala Ghoda: Changing landscapes, shifting templates

Kala Ghoda: Changing landscapes, shifting templates

This buzzing sub-precinct, often dubbed as the city’s premier district for art and culture, is witnessing tiny, yet noticeable changes to its streetscapes. The hub for all things history, heritage and typically ‘Bombay’, needs to be preserved in its OG avatar... [Read More]

09 June,2024 06:50 AM IST | Mumbai | Fiona Fernandez
TLC for our city, please

TLC for our city, please

Our sutradhaars write a letter to the city’s newly elected Members of Parliament who will emerge post counting day tomorrow. There is trepidation, anxiety but also hope that there will be a fresh, renewed focus to save the island city and its suburbs... [Read More]

03 June,2024 05:14 AM IST | Mumbai | Fiona Fernandez
 Here’s a busy Mumbaikar's take on Ruskin Bond's 'How to Be Happy'

Here’s a busy Mumbaikar's take on Ruskin Bond's 'How to Be Happy'

Here’s what happens when a typically busy Mumbaikar reviews a book by the much-loved Ruskin Bond that is titled, How to be Happy... [Read More]

31 May,2024 09:15 AM IST | Mumbai | Fiona Fernandez
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In Photos: Vaishnaw takes charge as Information and Broadcasting Minister

In Photos: Vaishnaw takes charge as Information and Broadcasting Minister

Ashwini Vaishnaw on Tuesday assumed charge as Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, the 35th leader to hold the portfolio since Independence (Pics/PTI)... [Read More]

11 June,2024 01:36 PM IST
In Photos: Cyclone Remal ravages parts of West Bengal

In Photos: Cyclone Remal ravages parts of West Bengal

A day after Cyclone Remal tore through the coasts of Bangladesh and West Bengal with devastating winds reaching speeds of 135 kilometres per hour, scenes of widespread devastation were evident across West Bengal`s coastal areas, with extensive damage to infrastructure and property (Pics/PTI)... [Read More]

27 May,2024 01:07 PM IST
Cannes Candids Day 9: Aditi, Jacqueliene stun with their looks

Cannes Candids Day 9: Aditi, Jacqueliene stun with their looks

Cannes Candids Day 9: From Aditi Rao Hydari`s debut look this season to Jacqueliene`s second look, here`s what celebs wore... [Read More]

23 May,2024 08:13 AM IST
Cannes Candids Day 7: Here's what celebs wore at the festival

Cannes Candids Day 7: Here's what celebs wore at the festival

Cannes Candids Day 7:From Cate Blanchett`s Palestine dress to Jacqueliene`s sparkling look, several celebs stunned at the French Riviera on day 7 of the prestigious film festival... [Read More]

21 May,2024 08:24 AM IST
IN PHOTOS | GT vs CSK: Titans won and how!

IN PHOTOS | GT vs CSK: Titans won and how!

Gujarat Titans won the IPL 2024 match against Chennai Super Kings by 35 runs. Here is all you need to know (Pic: AFP/PTI/File Pic)... [Read More]

11 May,2024 12:34 PM IST
Spotted in the city: Malaika Arora, Jacqueline Fernandez, Sanjana Sanghi

Spotted in the city: Malaika Arora, Jacqueline Fernandez, Sanjana Sanghi

Spotted in the city: It`s time to sit back and flip through pictures of celebrities who made an appearance in the city throughout the day... [Read More]

03 May,2024 07:27 PM IST
In Pics: Disha Patani to Jacqueline Fernandez, B-town actresses in leopard print

In Pics: Disha Patani to Jacqueline Fernandez, B-town actresses in leopard print

Happy International Leopard Day 2024! Today, let`s celebrate these majestic big cats by taking a look at some of Bollywood`s leading ladies who have absolutely slayed in leopard print. From Disha Patani to Jacqueline Fernandez, their fashion choices have been on point... [Read More]

03 May,2024 04:51 PM IST
IN PHOTOS | IPL 2024, DC vs SRH: Here's all you need to know

IN PHOTOS | IPL 2024, DC vs SRH: Here's all you need to know

In the 35th fixture of the IPL 2024, Delhi Capitals will clash with Sunrisers Hyderabad. Here is all you need to know about today`s match (Pic: File Pic)... [Read More]

20 April,2024 05:50 PM IST
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Abrogation of Article 370 haunts Pak again, Pak calls it

Abrogation of Article 370 haunts Pak again, Pak calls it "a painful step"

In 2019, HM Amit Shah moved a resolution revoking Article 370 from J&K in Rajya Sabha on August 05. The resolution was passed and PM Modi-led Centre scrapped Article 370 of the Indian Constitution. It also brought an end to the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Indian Constitution. Even after 5 years, the abrogation of Article 370 still haunts Pakistan, one of the biggest setbacks internationally. Pakistan Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar called abrogation of Article 370 a “very painful, extreme step”. Notably, the strained ties between India and its neighbours has hit Pakistan’s trade severely. Reeling under economic crisis, Ishaq Dar called for “seriously examine” of trade with India. On the other side, Modi govt’s strategy of prioritising development has begun showing results in J&K. In the path of development, the state has witnessed the expenditure of the highest-ever funds in the financial year 2022-23. To attract investment, Centre, UT admin focused on reforms such as ease of doing business, land and capital provisions.... [Read More]

25 March,2024 04:08 PM IST
Somali Pirates in Mumbai: 35 Somali pirates handed over to Mumbai Police by Navy

Somali Pirates in Mumbai: 35 Somali pirates handed over to Mumbai Police by Navy

Indian Navy’s warship INS Kolkata brought 35 captured Somali pirates to India on March 23. All 35 Somalian pirates were handed over to Mumbai Police after due formalities of Customs and Immigration. After being handed to Mumbai Police, the pirates were taken to JJ Hospital for medical examination. The pirates were captured by the Indian Navy in an Anti-Piracy operation on March 16 from the Arabian Sea. As part of the Indian Navy’s anti-maritime security operations, INS Kolkata intercepted the hijacked vessel, ex-MV Ruen. The navy intercepted ex-MV Ruen, which was reported to have sailed out as a pirate ship on high seas. After over 40 hours of operation, Indian Navy coerced all 35 Pirates to surrender and ensured safe evacuation of 17 crew members. The Navy shared a video of its encounter with Somali pirates who were using a hijacked merchant vessel. The pirates onboard the vessel were called upon to surrender and release the vessel.... [Read More]

23 March,2024 05:32 PM IST
Inside India’s and Air India’s first Airbus A350 with luxurious seats

Inside India’s and Air India’s first Airbus A350 with luxurious seats

Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday inaugurated India`s and Air India`s first Airbus A350 aircraft on the first day of Wings India 2024. This not only marks the arrival of state-of-the-art aircraft to Air India`s fleet but also signifies India`s growing stature as a major player in the global aviation industry. ... [Read More]

19 January,2024 10:51 AM IST | Mumbai
Sonu Sood talks about his upcoming film 'Fateh,' based on cybercrime

Sonu Sood talks about his upcoming film 'Fateh,' based on cybercrime

In an inspiring journey of fan-driven philanthropy, the `Mai Bhi Sonu Sood` campaign, launched on November 4, 2023, from New Delhi, has successfully traversed over 100 cities, uniting people across India. From Ghaziabad to Jaisalmer, this initiative embraced major towns and cities, spreading the values of goodness and unity. The campaign`s final destination: Mumbai. Along the way, Sonu Sood, discussing his upcoming film `Fateh,` based on cybercrime, added a layer of excitement to the cause... [Read More]

16 December,2023 05:21 PM IST
Dheeraj Sahu IT Raids: Amit Shah attacks India Bloc on 353 Crore cash haul

Dheeraj Sahu IT Raids: Amit Shah attacks India Bloc on 353 Crore cash haul

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday hit out at the INDIA bloc over the silence maintained by its leaders after the recovery of cash worth ₹353 crore from the premises of Congress MP Dhiraj Sahu. Attacking the parties on the Dheeraj Sahu IT raids, Amit Shah said, “I understand Congress is silent as corruption is in their nature but JDU, RJD, DMK, and SP all are sitting silently...Now I understand why a campaign was run against PM Modi that agencies are being misused. It was run because there was a fear in their mind that all the secrets of their corruption would be revealed.”... [Read More]

11 December,2023 11:06 AM IST
Virat Kohli’s Birthday: As Virat Kohli turns 35, fans cut the cake

Virat Kohli’s Birthday: As Virat Kohli turns 35, fans cut the cake

Virat Kohli, the star Indian batsman widely regarded as one of the greatest to ever wield a cricket bat, celebrated his 35th birthday on November 05. The modern-day great has left no stone unturned to impress his fans with many of his historic knocks over the years. On Virat Kohli’s birthday, cricket enthusiasts celebrated the former Indian captain’s birthday in Kolkata. On this occasion, they held a cake-cutting ceremony. The fanhood went one step ahead after they wore Kohli’s mask to express their love. In the ongoing world cup 2023, Kohli`s performance has been described to be the best ever. He aims to be the first Indian player to win two World Cups. ... [Read More]

05 November,2023 02:03 PM IST
Air India Express rebrands aircraft with new logo and aircraft 'livery'

Air India Express rebrands aircraft with new logo and aircraft 'livery'

 Air India Express on October 18 rebranded its aircraft with a new logo, livery. The event was held at the Mumbai airport. The new Air India Express mainly features four colours including orange, turquoise, tangerine and ice blue. According to the airline, the livery of the first new Boeing 737-8 aircraft was inspired by the Bandhani textile design. Air India Express is in the process of mearing with AIX Connect-Air Asia India and will operate as one airline. This comes a little over two months after Air India unveiled its new brand identity. ... [Read More]

19 October,2023 03:12 PM IST | Mumbai
Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: Over 35000 women in Pune recite Ganapati Atharvasirsa

Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: Over 35000 women in Pune recite Ganapati Atharvasirsa

On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi 2023, more than 35,000 women gathered and recited Ganapati Atharvaśīrṣa in front of Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Mandir in Pune earlier this morning. This was organised by the Temple Trust as a part of Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations.... [Read More]

20 September,2023 12:35 PM IST
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