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24 February, 2017 4:42 AM Maha Shivaratri 2017 Special: Why is Milk Offered on the Shivalingam?

Maha Shivaratri or "the Great Night of Shiva” is a Hindu Festival celebrated across the country on the 13th night and the 14th day of the month of Phalguna or Maagh. This year the festival would be celebrated on 24th February. The Shiva devotees across the world wait for the auspicious day to appease Lord Shiva by praying, fasting and a bevy of offerings 17

24 February, 2017 3:36 AM BJP sweeps Maha civic polls 2017, neck-to-neck with Shiv Sena in Mumbai

BMC, the country's richest municipal body, had an annual budget of Rs 37,000 cr in 2016 The Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena on Thursday finished neck-to-neck and were engaged in a tussle on Thursday to control India's richest and biggest civic body, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation. While the Shiv Sena emerged on the top with 84 seats, the BJP was a close 12

24 February, 2017 3:28 AM Maha Shivaratri 2017: In this Shiva temple, devotees offer broom!

Mumbai: There is temple in Uttar Pradesh’s Sambhal region known as Pataleshwar, dedicated to Lord Shiva, who is known for accepting any humble offering from devotees with utmost love and humility. Today, on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri, Lord Shiva will be treated with Datura and Bel fruits besides his favourite Bilva leaves, water and raw milk. However 10

24 February, 2017 2:17 AM Some witnesses say Kansas shooting was racially motivated

OLATHE, Kan. — A man accused of opening fire in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, killing one man and injuring two others in an attack that some witnesses said was racially motivated, was charged Thursday with murder and attempted murder. Authorities repeatedly declined at a news conference to say whether the shooting was a hate crime although local 12

23 February, 2017 10:34 PM The Latest: Jenner calls transgender decision ‘a disaster’

Caitlyn Jenner is taking President Donald Trump to task for his administration’s reversal of a directive on transgender access to public school bathrooms. Jenner addresses Trump in a video posted Thursday night on Twitter. She says, “From one Republican to another, this is a disaster.” The Trump White House has ended a directive issued during Barack 13

23 February, 2017 8:09 PM BJP cuts tiger's tail, wins 8 of 10 Maharashtra corporations

In the hierarchy of elections, municipal elections are generally considered a lowly third, after Lok Sabha and Assembly. But the very bitter falling-out between allies BJP and Shiv Sena had already injected a strong element of both political and personal drama into the elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, the country’s richest civic body, which 16

23 February, 2017 7:38 PM BMC Elections 2017: Late surge by BJP spoils Sena party, uncertainty over future

Making giant strides in the Shiv Sena citadel of Mumbai, BJP won 82 seats in the fiercely fought BMC polls on Thursday, just two seats behind the estranged saffron ally, but both were well short of the magic figure of 114 needed to control the civic body. The hung verdict will reset the political calculations as no party is in the position to rule the country's 11

23 February, 2017 7:11 PM Deepika Padukone's Hollywood Debut is 2017's Highest Global Grosser

Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone's Hollywood debut xXx: Return of Xander Cage, has resulted in a $308 million and still counting global cumulative figure, according to sources close to the movie's production house. A $85 million Paramount/Viacom Inc release, the movie features Vin Diesel in the key role -- and is said to have become the 2017's highest 13

23 February, 2017 7:08 PM Amravati Municipal Corporation Elections 2017 Results: BJP wins big, NCP fails to open account

Amravati: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) registered an emphatic win in Amravati Municipal Corporation Elections 2017. BSP won five seats while Yuva Swabhiman Party won three seats on its debut. RPI(A) won one seat while Dinesh Boob, an independent, won in one of the wards. Notably, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) failed to open its account 14

23 February, 2017 6:51 PM Despite consolidation, telecom stocks don’t excite market analysts

Though the three telecom players, namely, Idea Cellular, Bharti Airtel and Reliance Communications, are trying to keep their heads above water with mergers/ acquisitions to fight against Reliance Industries’ Jio offer, market experts still remain negative on these stocks. In other words, it is difficult for them to pick a relatively better stock or say who could 13