India News | Written by Arshia Dhar (with inputs from agencies) | Sunday June 26, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the government's flagship Smart City mission in 20 cities across the country from Pune, making a strong pitch to consider urbanisation as an opportunity to mitigate poverty.
India News | Written by Arshia Dhar | Friday June 17, 2016
For residents of the tiny village of Bendase in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, crossing the Ulhas River to get to the nearest railway station literally means putting their lives on the line.
Mumbai News | Written by Arshia Dhar | Saturday June 11, 2016
Finally it's time for some smiles on the faces of Mumbaikars as heavy pre-monsoon showers welcomed the city in the early hours of Saturday.
India News | Reported By Arshia Dhar | Saturday June 11, 2016
Three years after renowned rationalist Narendra Dabholkar was shot dead in Pune, the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has made the first arrest in the case.
Mumbai News | Written by Arshia Dhar | Tuesday June 7, 2016
The Mumbai home of Homi Jehangir Bhabha, the father of India's nuclear programme, is now history. 'Mehrangir' - the bungalow in the upscale region of Malabar Hills in South Mumbai has been completely demolished, wiping out the legacy of Dr Bhabha.
Mumbai News | Written by Arshia Dhar | Monday June 6, 2016
The felling of mangroves has been mandated as illegal by the Bombay High Court since as long back as 2005. But that has not worked as a deterrent for the gradual disappearance of the mangroves in the Kanakia Park region of Mira Road in the Thane suburbs of Mumbai.
Mumbai News | Written by Arshia Dhar | Thursday June 2, 2016
As 12 fire engines worked through much of the evening and night on Tuesday to douse flames that broke out in the Adharwadi dumping ground in Kalyan on the outskirts of Mumbai, the worst affected were 1,500 people who live in a neighbouring slum.
India News | Written by Arshia Dhar | Monday May 30, 2016
The severe drought in Maharashtra over the past few years has given birth to a floating population, migrating from the interiors of the state to the city.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Monday May 30, 2016
Debjani Dhar makes it a point to peep out of the window every time the Guwahati-Silchar passenger train makes a stop on its way to Silchar, a border town in Assam.
Mumbai News | Written by Arshia Dhar | Saturday May 28, 2016
The chemical factory blast in the Mumbai suburbs of Dombivali that killed 12 people and injured around 201 has left the families of the injured and missing in a state of confusion.
| Thursday May 26, 2016
On May 10, Pune farmer Devidas Maruti Parbhane sold almost a 1000 kg of onion at the city’s wholesale market. At the end of his transaction, he had earned Re 1. Mr Parbhane’s was not a rare distress sale. A bumper crop in Maharashtra has meant that prices have hit rock bottom. For farmers in the state, already struggling with a severe water sho...
Arshia Dhar | Wednesday May 25, 2016
The hospital, however, has promised waivers, but the doctors say they can do very little to avoid such expenditures.
Aurangabad News | Written by Arshia Dhar | Saturday May 21, 2016
The first man in two years to have scaled Mount Everest, Rafiq Shaikh Patel of Aurangabad, Maharashtra, has created quite a record. Rafiq also happens to be the first policeman from Maharashtra to have reached the peak of the highest mountain in the world.
Mumbai News | Written by Arshia Dhar | Wednesday May 18, 2016
One usually finds streets and flyways across the world being named after politicians and freedom fighters, however, breaking that norm are the narrow alleys in the Cuffe Parade slums of Mumbai.
Mumbai News | Written by Arshia Dhar | Sunday May 15, 2016
At just 15, Viraaj Vig is not the average teenager struggling with homework. He has already authored three books and all of them are available in Braille for the benefit of the visually impaired.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 2, 2016
Indian-origin ISIS terrorist from Britain Siddhartha Dhar, dubbed as the "New Jihadi John", is a senior commander of the dreaded outfit, according to a media report.
NDTV Profit Team | Tuesday March 8, 2016
The veteran investors says that Nifty may have hit the bottom for the time being and it is likely to hit 9,000 levels by end of next year - an upside of nearly 20 per cent from current levels.
IANS | Monday February 15, 2016
A.K. Dhar, the chairman of medical oncology at Nayati Healthcare in Gurgaon, said Indian males mostly ignore the earlier symptoms and relate symptoms to environmental factors.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 12, 2016
Prayers began peacefully at Bhojshala in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar this morning on 'Basant Panchami' at the site where both Hindus and Muslims offered prayers.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 28, 2016
A video has emerged which shows Indian-origin ISIS terrorist suspect Siddhartha Dhar praising Adolf Hitler.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 20, 2016
The sister of an Indian-origin ISIS terror suspect dubbed "New Jihadi John" on Tuesday said she is hoping that the masked man in a recent video of the terror group is not her brother and her family was in the dark about how he developed increasingly radical views.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Monday January 11, 2016
Britain's intelligence services had tried to recruit Indian-origin ISIS terror suspect Siddhartha Dhar as a double agent before he managed to flee to Syria, a media report claimed today.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 5, 2016
The terrorist who has been dubbed "new Jihadi John" and appeared in the latest ISIS video threatening attacks on the UK is suspected to be an Indian-origin British Muslim convert, media reports said today.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Friday December 18, 2015
A technology support company run by an Indian-American entrepreneur has been sued by the US state of Washington for alleged illegal business practices to pressure consumers into buying unnecessary software, a charge denied as false and baseless by the firm.
NDTV | Sunday December 13, 2015
This is a good time for people to enter the market who may have stayed away for the last one year, he said.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 3, 2015
I-league chief executive Sunando Dhar believes that by merging the I-league and Indian Super League would help improve the standard of football at the national level.
NDTV | Tuesday October 27, 2015
Madhav Dhar, managing partner of GTI Capital, spoke to NDTV and said though the last 18 months have been disappointing and very little has happened on the reforms front, he believes the economy will pick up pace in the next six months.
Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday October 11, 2015
The chalet-styled house, where contestants of the ninth edition of the reality TV show will compete for the coveted trophy and prize money, was designed by Mary Kom director Omung Kumar, said Deepak Dhar, managing director of Endemol Shine India, producers of Bigg Boss Nau
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 20, 2015
The West Bengal government has declassified 64 secret files it had on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose but researchers claim that some more might have been "withheld" and have not come out.
NDTV | Thursday September 17, 2015
Madhav Dhar, managing partner of GTI Capital spoke to NDTV and said that the worst may not be over for the Indian markets and they could fall further.