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  • Narendra Modi launches slew of projects in poll-bound states before implementation of model code of conduct

    The NDA government has gone on a project launching spree in four poll-bound states — Maharashtra, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand — to beat the EC notification expected within a week, after which no projects can be announced or inaugurated. By laying the foundation stones of a slew of...

    Friday, 22 August 2014 - 5:00am
  • Hospitals in Mumbai report fewer injuries for Govindas this year

    The widespread concern raised over the safety of Govindas who risk their lives forming human pyramids to break the dahi handi seems to have had a positive impact. Around ------- Govindas were admitted in hospitals across Mumbai, much lower than last year, when 365 Govindas were admitted. Most of...

    Tuesday, 19 August 2014 - 7:45am
  • Narendra Modi ends Nehru-era monument – planning panel to give way to 'creative' institution

    With a firm wave of his hand, with the long-tailed Rajasthani headgear, safa, fluttering like a red rag in the background, prime minister Narendra Modi did away with one of the monuments of the Nehruvian era, the Planning Commission.

    Saturday, 16 August 2014 - 5:20am
  • 21-year-old MET student attempts suicide, critical

    A 21-year-old student of MET Institute in Bandra allegedly attempted suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of her college building. The girl is a pharmacy student. The incident happened around 3.30pm on Friday. She is admitted in Lilavati Hospital and is critical.

    Saturday, 2 August 2014 - 7:45am
  • Rescue operation is a daunting task at Malin near Pune

    PUNE: Hilly area, stiff slope, poor road connectivity and continuous rain has made it difficult for the rescue team to carry out rescue operations at Malin village near Bhimashankar. After the incident of landslide took place, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 350 personnel at...

    Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 9:58am
  • Rains, hostile terrain hamper rescue

    Rescue operations were going on at a snail's pace at Malin village near Bhimashankar even as the government rushed disaster response teams to the landslide-hit spot by Wednesday afternoon. At the time of going to press, a team of doctors from the Maharashtra Emergency Medical Service had reached...

    Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 6:00am
  • Sania Mirza is a pride of India: BJP

    After one of its Telangana leaders stoked a controversy by expressing reservations over tennis star Sania Mirza being made the state's brand ambassador saying she was Pakistan's "daughter-in-law", the BJP distanced itself from the remarks.

    Friday, 25 July 2014 - 7:45am
  • Should Uddhav Thackeray demand the resignation of Rajan Vichare over Maharashtra Sadan incident?

    Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare who force-fed a supervisor of the IRCTC canteen in Maharashtra Sadan on July 17 said on Wednesday he regretted the incident after he came to know that the man was a Muslim and was fasting for Ramzan. He, however, added: "It's not written on anyone's face whether he/she is...

    Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 6:00am
  • Non-migrant Pandits feel left out

    The recent rehabilitation scheme for Kashmiri Pandits flagged off by prime minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the Valley found a reflection in the Union budget with finance minister Arun Jaitely announcing a fund of Rs500 crore for the purpose. This will part of the mega scheme that Union...

    Friday, 11 July 2014 - 6:50am
  • Mumbai records 18 cms of rain on Wednesday after dry June

    South West monsoon rains lashed Mumbai on Wednesday as if to apologise for the one month delay in arrival, pouring out 180.8mm of rain according to figures available till 5.30pm. Strangely however Colaba recorded a rainfall of only 10mm through the day. The highest rainfall recorded for a single...

    Thursday, 3 July 2014 - 6:00am