The FOMO Times: February 23, 2017

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So who is going to govern Mumbai City?

Shiv Sena Just About Beats the BJP in BMC Elections

The Shiv Sena won 84 wards in Mumbai and the BJP won 81. The Congress was in third place with just 31. Looks like it’s going to be another era of Saffron governance for Aamchi Mumbai.

Bieber Fever is Very Expensive to Treat


Justin Bieber’s ticket prices for his Mumbai concert in May. are priced between 4,060 to 76,790 rupees and there is already a massive waiting list with many categories sold out! Guess Mumbaikars really, really want to see the baby-faced singer.

Ma’am Can Pay For My Treatment: Cop to Shobaa De

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The obese cop who was fat-shamed by socialite Shobaa De has said that she should pay for his treatments if she feels so strongly. Read the whole story here.

It’s a bad day for children on the National scale in India.

5 Boys in Madhya Pradesh Forced to Dip Hands Into Boiling Oil To Prove Innocence

Five boys, between the ages of 8-15 were forced to dip their hands in hot oil in MP’s Narsinghpada village to prove their innocence in the theft of a mobile phone. Chaggan Lala Varia, the man who made them do this believed that if they were innocent they would not be harmed. Read the whole story here.

Indian Orphanage Sells Newborns, Tells Mothers They Were Stillborn

An orphanage in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal has been shut down by the police after it emerged that the owner used to sell newborns for as little as Rs. 2,000/- and used to tell their mothers the babies were stillborn. Read the whole story here.

From the looks of it, it seems like a dark day for Indians in the World.

Kuwait Hospital Will Not Treat Migrant Labourers

Kuwait’s newest public hospital, built at a cost of $1.02 billion, has declared that it won’t treat migrant labourers. This is going to affect Arabs and Asian labourers who often work long hours and don’t have adequate health-care facilities. Read the whole story here.

Donald Trump to Talk to Companies That Are Outsourcing Work to India

United States President Donald Trump is going to seek advice from Caterpillar, United Technologies Corp, Dana Inc, 3M and General Electric, on why they are moving thousands of jobs to countries like India and Mexico. Read the whole story here.

It’s all about women today in our Entertainment update.

Censor Board Denies Certificate to Film Because It Explores Women’s Fantasies

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That’s right. Women’s fantasies are not allowed to be seen on the big screen. Lipstick Under My Burkha has been denied release by the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) because it is too woman-oriented. The film by Alankrita Shrivastava is apparently too lady-oriented. Double standards, much? Read more here.

Swara Bhaskar Is Out of This World in Anaarkali of Aarah Trailer

Today in History, we started to eradicate polio. Jonas Salk and his vaccination saved the world. Literally.

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India played Australia today and that’s what takes space in the Sports section. 

‘When you need to go to the toilet, you’ve got to go to the toilet’

Australian opener Matt Renshaw suffered from Delhi belly in the first Test match between India and Australia and had to retire midway during the first session because of an upset stomach. Read the whole story here.

Harika Dronavalli Progresses at Women World Chess Championship

India’s Harika Dronvalli has defeated Shamima Akhtar Liza in round one, Dinara Saduakassova in the round two and Sopiko Guramishvili in the third round of the Women World Chess Championship. Read more here.

Everybody deserves a second chance. This is News That Will Make You Smile.

Restaurant in Cleveland is Staffed By Ex-Convicts

Edwins Restaurant in Cleveland believes in second chances. That’s why the fine French cuisine restaurant is almost entirely staffed (both front and back positions) by ex-convicts. Read the whole story here.