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Mumbai is more known as the Gateway of India than as the capital of an Indian state. It, popularly is named the Gateway because in each direction of life it creeps in to Indian soul and makes it big. It is the world?s 5th most populous metropolitan area and the costliest city in India of WI fi life style and highest trend of living. Being the largest city in India in terms of economy, culture, finance, entertainment, and other best services that it provides to the denizens and migrants, Mumbai is the conglomoration of Indian and foreign cultures and best tourist and living destination of not only India but of the World. The city originated spontaneously as nobody has been heard as the first architect to have planned the city. The metropolitan city houses most multinational corporations Reliance and Wipro as well as economic functions. It is the major financial hub contributing 40% of central excise tax to the central govt. housing India?s biggest Stock Exchange, largest bank and entertainment industry. Most enchanting Mumbai is the largest populous city as 1.64 crore people already live here and it gets more attractive for its climatic conditions. Moreover, being a tourist center, most foreigners as well as domestic tourists flock to the city to at least have a touch, a look of it. It serves as a decisive major economic aim due to the large number of workers that rush to it for economic means. Due to the existence of some prestigious educational institutions offering world class academy it is manipulated as a major educational center in India. The history of the city is rich and full of heritage and ancient sculpture. Thus justifiably it is referred to as the entrance and economical hub of Indian subcontinent.
London (United Kingdom), June 11 (ANI): Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja proved to be the wrecker-in-chief for India as he bagged a fifer to restrict the West Indies to a tricky in-between 239 for 9, in an important ICC Champions Trophy group B match.
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Congratulations kept rolling in Monday as celebs took to Twitter to laud the Mumbai Indians for their triumph in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League.
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New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Fast bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth Friday cleared his view on the slapping controversy involving him and Harbhajan Singh, tweeting that he was not at fault and "Bhajji" hit him out of anger.
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) After a thumping 4-0 triumph over Australia in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, India was congratulated on the social networking site Twitter by several cricketers Sunday.
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities are "angry" and "ashamed" following the death Saturday of the 23-year-old Delhi gang-rape victim in a Singapore hospital, where she had been airlifted for treatment. Her fight for life must not be forgotten and India needs to "wake up", they said.
New Delhi/Singapore, Dec 29 (IANS) The unnamed and unidentified gang-rape victim who became the face of courage against savage odds died in a Singapore hospital Saturday, leaving all of India stunned and shaken with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee echoing millions in saying her death should not be in vain.
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) The death of the Delhi gang-rape victim in Singapore shocked Bollywood, with Shabana Azmi urging the country to "wake up" and combat violence against women.
NOIDA (Uttar Pradesh), Sep.5 (ANI): Fifteen prodigies from the mechanical and automation branch of the Amity School of Engineering and Technology (ASET) have designed an avant garde Formula 1 Race Car.
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap scripted history by becoming the first Indian male shuttler to enter the singles quarterfinals at Olympics, but fancied archer Deepika Kumari suffered an opening round loss while the hockey team stumbled to their second back-to-back defeat at the London Games here on a scandal-hit Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday said that 21 countries and 1,600 delegates have now registered for the Emerging Kerala investment meet to be held at Kochi in September.
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Two days after making her debut on Facebook in a bid to garner support for A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's candidature for the presidency, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has received both kudos and criticism for her initiative on the social networking site.
Washington, June 13 (ANI): The existence of a magnetic effect that could explain why solar-like stars spin very slowly at the end of their lifetime has been proved.
los Angeles, May 19 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand says he still loves Katy Perry and thinks she is beautiful.
London, May 18 (ANI): 'X Factor' bosses dramatically called off talks with Dannii Minogue after she turned down Simon Cowell's final offer to be a judge on the show.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Jenny McCarthy is set to pose nude for Playboy magazine again after nearly 20 years.
London, May 18(ANI): Chelsea's first ever foreign manager Ruud Gullit has claimed owner Roman Abramovich might be hoping secretly that his side loses the Champions League final against Bayern Munich on May 19.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Miranda Kerr, who is famed for her amazing figure, has revealed that she exercises every day to keep in shape.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Madonna has revealed that her 11-year-old son Rocco is teaching her to breakdance and has introduced her to dubstep music, which she is now a fan of.
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz says she loves getting older and can't wait to hit 40.
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) After playing suphero character in "The Avengers", actress Scarlett Johansson is likely to star in her own Black Widow movie.
Moscow, May 18 (IANS) A court in the US has told an American woman, who sent her adopted son back to Russia, to pay $150,000 in damages, child support, and legal fees, a media report said.
London, May 18 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez will reportedly step down from the judging panel of the singing reality show "American Idol" after the current season.
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie still has a soft corner for ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton. The 36-year-old says Thornton, whom she divorced almost 10 years ago, has a big beautiful heart.
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Rapper 50 Cent has reportedly been hosptialised with a stomach virus.
London, May 17 (ANI): Jennifer Lopez has admitted that she enjoys reading gossip showbiz stories like any normal girl would.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A new man has accused John Travolta of sexual misconduct.
Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise, known for his stunts, says he has been doing his own stunts since he was 12 years old.
Rio de Janeiro, May 17 (IANS) Italian Serie A champions Juventus have reportedly made a four million euro offer to sign Brazilian midfielder Elkeson.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Jennifer Lopez is reportedly leaving 'American Idol' as a judge due to her extremely busy schedule.
London, May 17 (ANI): A schoolgirl cancer victim has revealed that watching a Cameron Diaz film saved her life after she noticed the symptoms in the movie.
Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS) Whitney Houston will be honoured posthumously at the Billboard Music Awards to be held May 20.
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court martial in Russia's Leningrad region convicted a unit commander for shooting dead six army guard dogs while he was drunk.
Rome, May 17 (IANS) Fashion designer Giorgio Armani has unveiled his collection for the Italian Olympic squad.
Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez says she finds tabloids extremely entertaining, but sometimes gets upset by what she reads.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has ripped President Barack Obama's view on same-sex marriage, calling it offensive to his religion.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Jennifer Lopez' dancer boyfriend Casper Smart has revealed that he wants to have children "in the future."
London, May 16 (ANI): Modest alcohol consumption has been found to be associated with less inflammation in patients with NAFLD (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease), the most common type of liver disease in the developed world.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Jennifer Lopez's boyfriend Casper Smart has to watch what he wears, as he can no longer wear sweat pants when he is out with her.
London, May 16 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe says he has better things to do with his time than to watch himself in "Harry Potter" films.
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Banks says she is so thin that she would not like to talk about her weight.
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Rapper Jay-Z, who is married to Beyonce Knowles, has no plans to head back to the recording studio any time soon as he wants to spend time with his four-month-old daughter Blue Ivy.
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian admits now she is not very comfortable about her televised wedding to Kris Humphries, who she dumped just 72 days later.
London, May 16 (IANS) Pregnant actress Sienna Miller's hair once accidentally turned green when she tried to dye her locks brown using henna.
Melbourne, May 15 (ANI): Kim Kardashian's current biography on IMDb reads like an attack on the culture of modern celebrities.
London, May 15(ANI): Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heynckes has said Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich should stop interfering in a manager's work, and insisted he would never explain his tactics to the club's owners like former Blues manager Andre Villas-Boas used to do.
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Actress Zoe Saldana says she used to prefer darker colours over girly shades.
London, May 15 (ANI): Una Healy has rejoined her group The Saturdays and danced around with them on live television just two months after giving birth to her daughter.
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) The outlook for China's foreign trade remained grim but the full-year target of a 10-percent rise is still achievable, authorities said Tuesday.
Damascus, May 15 (Xinhua-ANI): Syria's recent parliamentary elections were conducted in a "free" climate and the voters' turnout is estimated at 51.26 percent.
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) The outlook for China's foreign trade remained grim but the full-year target of 10 percent rise will still be possible to achieve, authorities said Tuesday.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Jessica Simpson, who welcomed her first child, daughter Maxwell Drew, with fiance Eric Johnson on 1st May, has launched her own line of maternity wear.
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria says she is more excited to further her experience as a producer and wants to step behind the camera.
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp, famous for his dark and quirky portrayal in the "Pirates of Caribbean" series, says as a child he used to love watching horror movies.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Dita Von Teese has admitted that even though she uses fake smoking devices when she is doing her stage show, she totally detests smoking cigarette.
Los Angeles, May 14 (IANS) American actress Dita Von Teese, who uses fake smoking devices during her stage shows, says she would never use a real one because it can kill a person.
London, May 14 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has teamed up with Armani Jeans and Emporio Armani Underwear once again and unveiled her second collection for the fashion house.
London, May 14 (ANI): Tottenham's boss Harry Redknapp has wished that his nephew Frank Lampard's club, Chelsea, misses out on European 2012 championship glory.
Barcelona, May 14 (ANI): A explosion took place in the winners garage of the Catalunya circuit in the Spanish Grand Prix, as a fire engulfed F1 chief Frank Williams's team in the Formula 1 pit.
London, May 14 (IANS) Sebastian Coe, the chairman of London Olympic Games organising committee (LOGOC), said that 75 percent of available tickets for the Olympics have gone to British fans.
London, May 14 (ANI): Una Healy, who gave birth to her daughter Aoife-Belle merely four weeks back, has revealed her agony after seeing photos of her fiance Tom Foden pole dancing nude.
Tehran, May 14 (ANI): Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has compared Israel to an annoying 'mosquito', saying the Jewish state poses no danger to Tehran's nuclear program.
Washington, May 14 (IANS) A champion horse died moments after winning a prestigious race in Nashville, US, RIA Novosti reported.
Los Angeles, May 14 (IANS) Actor Matthew Morrison was pleased to meet Cheryl Cole on the set of "What to Expect When You're Expecting" and described her as "beautiful".
London, May 14 (IANS) Actress Noomi Rapace says she did not want to look sexy for her scenes in new sci-fi movie "Prometheus" and urged her make-up artist to apply extra blood and sweat.
London, May 13 (ANI): Rihanna, who recently made headlines for sending Adele a cake in the shape of boobs on her birthday, showed off her cold-blooded side with crocodile skin painted on her breasts.
London, May 13 (ANI): Nigerian footballer John Obi Mikel has blamed Andre Villas Boas for his inability to communicate effectively with Chelsea's players as the reason for former manager's regime collapsing.
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Researchers have apparently found the secret of what makes some statements memorable - be it a line from a movie, an advertising slogan or a politician's catchphrase.
Tehran, May 13 (ANI): Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that war was not essential destroy Israel, and that it could be achieved if regional states cut their ties with the Jewish nation.
London, May 13 (ANI): Jermain Defoe's girlfriend Alexandra Burke has dumped the soccer star after she caught him cheating on her with another woman.
Rio de Janeiro, May 12 (IANS) Bolivar players pleaded with their Santos opponents to show mercy during the Brazilian club's 8-0 Copa Libertadores victory.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Carrie Underwood has revealed that she understands the importance of space one should give to their spouse.
London, May 12 (ANI): Two-time defending F1 world champion Sebastian Vettel along with other Formula One drivers, are keeping their expectations in check for Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A man from Arizona, who purchased six Powerball tickets, became a millionaire not once but six times over.
Los Angeles, May 12 (IANS) Grammy award winner Adele says she doesn't crave for fame.
Sydney, May 12 (ANI): Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has admitted that he might have retired from cricket had he not injured his toe in Johannesburg last year.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Tim Burton has admitted that he gave up going for "psychotherapy," as he found out that it was pointless to get rid of the characters from his movies out of his mind.
London, May 12 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz says her bum is getting better with age because of her fitness and exercise regime.
London, May 11 (IANS) Prince Charles read the weather report with a flourish while on a visit to BBC Scotland and joked: "Who the hell wrote this script?" The video has now gone viral.
Rio de Janeiro, May 11 (IANS) Brazilian football club Corinthians will wait until the end of the season to make a formal offer for AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato.
Los Angeles, May 11 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj seems to have chalked out her future plans and says she might have a baby in five years' time.
London, May 11 (IANS) Prince Charles gave TV viewers in Scotland a shock when he became a news weatherman.
Los Angeles, May 11 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj has hit back at the criticism that she is too sexual for some of her younger fans saying she does not push her raunchy side in her music and videos.
Los Angeles, May 11 (IANS) American designer Tom Ford relates fashion with creative endeavour.
Rio de Janeiro, May 11 (IANS) Santos equalled their greatest winning margin in the Copa Libertadores with an 8-0 humiliation of Bolivar at the Vila Belmiro stadium.
Los Angeles, May 11 (IANS) "The Avengers" actress Cobie Smulders, who got engaged more than three years ago, has finally set a wedding date.
Los Angeles, May 11 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston may be dumped again as her boyfriend Justin Theroux is bored of the romance and is keen to move on.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Microsoft is revamping its Bing search engine to allow it to use advice from Facebook and other media platforms.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): CEOs may officially be the public face of their companies, but a new study has revealed that a number of employees cannot pick theirs out in a crowd if they had to.
Madrid, May 11 (ANI): World No.2 Rafael Nadal has threatened to boycott the Madrid Masters after he lost his first match of the season on clay, with Spanish compatriot Fernando Verdasco winning 6-3, 3-6, 7-5.
Los Angeles, May 11 (IANS) Socialite Nicole Richie says she is selfish and refuses to tell her friends where to buy the best vintage clothes.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Jessica Simpson, who gave birth to a daughter named Maxwell Drew last week planned a "Gypsy" theme for their newborn child's bedroom.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Carmen Electra and Rob Patterson have called off their engagement, although they remain close and continue to live in the same house.