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  • E-tendering scam: Civic union defends suspended engineers

    Within a few days of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) suspending nine engineers for allegedly manipulating the e-tendering process for maintenance works in wards, the representative body of civic engineers has come out in defence of the staffers. A joint action group of the Brihanmumbai...

    Sunday, 28 September 2014 - 6:05am
  • Terms & Conditions for DNA Coupon – CPK

    Please carry this coupon with you to avail the offer. This coupon is valid only at the outlets of CPK Mumbai. (High Street Phoenix, Infiniti Mall, Malad & Bandra Kurla Complex) This coupon is valid only on dine-in & not on delivery. This coupon cannot be clubbed with any other promotion...

    Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 4:08pm
  • Businessman duped into parting with Rs 1.1 crore

    The Bhandup police are on the lookout for three people who allegedly duped a businessman into parting with Rs 1.10 crore. The police have registered a case against the three who have now been identified as Ashok Biyani (55), and Noida residents Yogesh Jirat (52) and Bharat Mittal (50). According to...

    Friday, 26 September 2014 - 6:00am
  • Doctors to spread awareness about antibiotic abuse

    With the rampant use of antibiotics and rise in cases of resistance, the Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP), an umbrella body of practicing pediatricians, has embarked on a mission called 'Avoid Antibiotic Abuse' to spread awareness about the importance of rational use of the medication among...

    Friday, 26 September 2014 - 5:15am
  • Cops bust oil pilferage gang

    The city police claimed they had busted an oil pilferage racket and arrested three members of the oil mafia. The group would steal base-oil from underground pipelines of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and sell it in the black market for profit, the police said.

    Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 7:10am
  • NGO stalls Byculla zoo's extension dreams

    An NGO called Plant and Animals Welfare Welfare Society (PAWS), has expressed strong reservations against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's plan to extend the existing Byculla zoo in the city to the Aarey Colony in Goregaon east. This follows a day after a youth was killed by a white tiger...

    Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 6:45am
  • dna celebrating World Heart Day with crowd-sourced Heart Song

    This is a unique concept where dna will capture the heart beats of Mumbai to create music with the help of young and renowned musicians using these heart beats. This is our attempt to create the first ever crowd-sourced Heart Song to celebrate the World Heart Day. Special high frequency Doppler...

    Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 6:20am
  • Two beach clean-up drives organised after visarjan

    Every year, the end of Ganesh Chaturthi is heralded by great celebrations and festivities as idols are immersed in sea. However, the next morning reveals beaches strewn with litter, and rather worse for wear. In a bid to lessen the damage caused, Children's Movement for Civic Awareness (CMCA),...

    Wednesday, 10 September 2014 - 6:40am
  • Eco Ganesha festivities: Last day of mall darshan

    Today is the last day of the mall darshan – an integral part of the dna Eco Ganesha festivities presented by Tata Housing. Thousands of dna readers, who visited the five malls – Fun Republic (Andheri W), R City Mall (Ghatkopar W), Raghuleela Mega Mall (Kandivali W), Vivian Mall (Thane W) and...

    Wednesday, 3 September 2014 - 7:05am
  • Banking frauds force finance ministry to take tough measures

    A slew of banking scams has forced the finance ministry to initiate some stringent measures, including strengthening of risk management, appointment of bank chiefs for longer tenures, separation of posts and improving quality of nominees and independent directors.

    Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 5:05am