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Duo steals cheques worth `20 lakh from ATM kiosks, held

Two men, who allegedly stole cheques worth Rs. 20 lakh from drop boxes at ATM kiosks in Mumbai, Rajasthan and Gujarat over the last one-and-a-half year, were arrested from their residence in Bhayander on Friday. Deeparam Chowdhary, 30, and his brother-in-law Karsan Chowdhary, 27, have beenon the run since 2011.

kargil vijay diwas: ‘It was a hand-to-hand battle after which Tiger Hill fell’

Theirs is a happy story — and an inspiring one at that — for those wanting to join the country’s Armed Forces. Jayant and Urmila Mijar, happily sent their only son to join the army. Today they stand proud with Colonel Prasad Mijar, their son, on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas. Colonel Mijar fought the battle of Tiger Hill and returned victorious. “Every child in this country must join the Armed Forces,” they say with pride. Thursday marks the 13th anniversary of India’s victory in the Kargil conflict.

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority installs noise barriers to IIT campus

MUMBAI: After a successful experiment of noise barriers to avoid noise pollution to Kalanagar residents along BKC road, the IIT-B students in Powai too are all set to enjoy more peaceful life as the work on installing 1500-meter long noise barriers is almost over.

“THis is where India’s future propels, prospers and Mumbai IIT and its incumbents deserve peaceful environment for sure. The barriers will keep the IIT Campus away from the noisy hustle-bustle outside. We have already installed noise barriers in theBandra-Kurla Complex successfully. The decibel levels in BKC have come downfrom 98 to acceptable limits of 55 decibels. We hope same results here too”, said Dilip Kawathkar, JointProject Director (PR), Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).

This Cocktail is not well-stirred

It is a kind of film that demands to be just seen and not felt. The promos promised an unconventional romantic comedy. After the first few testing minutes, we do feel tipsy thanks to a new-age romance, but after an hour of unbridled revelry, it resorts to the same old formula of sacrifice and tears to fix Bollywood’s love triangles. It seems director Homi Adajania is trying to tell a story through an imaginatively shot music video and Imtiaz Ali is trying to touch hearts by writing for a coffee table book full of trendy pictures. In Deepika Padukone and Diana Penty they have a concoction that could turn heads but when it comes to pulling heart strings, the writing disappoints. Like Ali’s Rockstar, the love never gets heady and that’s the least you expect from a cocktail!

Kareena Kapoor’s ‘Heroine’ is for adults only!

‘Heroine’, directed by Madhur Bhandarkar, gets A certificate

Heroine, Madhur Bhandarkar’s much talked about film starring Kareena Kapoor in the leading role has been given an ‘A’ certificate from the censor board.

Madhur Bhandarkar himself broke the news on Twitter.