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Shuffling guidance with Shirdi Sai Baba ‘blessing cards’ (With Images)


September 18th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Shirdi Sai Baba, regarded as a saint by his millions of devotees cutting across religions, did not leave any writings behind. But now his blessings have ... Read more...

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Now child falls into borewell in Maharashtra


July 9th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), July 9 (IANS) In a tragic repeat of the Gurgaon incident where three-year-old Mahi lost her life, a four-year-old boy Monday fell into a borewell in a village ... Read more...

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Bodies of Shridi pilgrims being shifted to Hyderabad (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) Bodies of 32 Shirdi pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh, who died in a bus accident in Maharashtra's Osmanabad district early Saturday, are being shifted to Hyderabad, officials ... Read more...

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Anxious wait for families of Shirdi pilgrims in Hyderabad


June 16th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) Families of Shirdi pilgrims travelling in a bus, which met with an accident in Maharashtra's Osmanabad district early Saturday, were anxiously waiting for some information about ... Read more...

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Official attacked by sand mafia in Maharashtra


May 4th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) In the second such attack in the last two days, another official cracking down on the sand mafia was attacked near Shirdi in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district, ... Read more...

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Hazare starts Maharashtra tour from Shirdi (With Image)


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), May 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday started his five-week Maharashtra wide tour to demand a strong Lokayukta from here and took a pot shot at several Congress ... Read more...

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Hazare to start Maharashtra tour for Lokayukta bill


April 30th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), April 30 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare is all set to launch his five-week long tour of Maharashtra from Tuesday to create awareness for a strong ... Read more...

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IANS scribe among 20 awardees selected by NGO


April 7th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare, union minister Jairam Ramesh and 11 journalist, including Anil Sharma who writes for Indo-Asian News ServiceInternational Organization for Animal Protection (OIPA), affiliated ... Read more...

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Will launch countrywide tour for Jan Lokpal: Anna


March 13th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), March 12 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Monday said he will begin his countrywide tour to campaign for an effective Jan Lokpal bill after two months."I ... Read more...

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Hazare village headman withdraws from election race


January 30th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Jan 30 (IANS) In an abrupt move, Jaisingh Mapare, the sarpanch (headman) of Anna Hazare's village, Monday withdrew his nomination as a Nationalist Congress Party candidate ... Read more...

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High court rejects case against Hazare trusts


January 6th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday rejected a petition by a social activist seeking a probe into the trusts run by anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare.Disposing of ... Read more...

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Civic polls: Congress-NCP win in Hazare’s home district (Lead)


December 15th, 2011 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) People in Anna Hazare's home district voted largely in favour of the Congress and Nationalist Congress Party in the civic body elections, the final results ... Read more...

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Civic polls: Hazare stir has few takers in home district


December 14th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Anna Hazare's nationwide anti-corruption campaign notwithstanding, people from his home district have voted largely in favour of the Congress and Nationalist Congress Party in the ... Read more...

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Swiss ambassador to visit Maharashtra villages


October 17th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 17 (IANS) Swiss Ambassador Philippe Welti will visit villages in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district Tuesday and exchange views on adapting to climate change, an official statement said here.Welti will ... Read more...

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Committed to strong Lokpal, but not at pistol-point: Minister


October 5th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance government wants a strong and effective Lokpal bill to combat graft in high places, but it cannot be done by ... Read more...

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Anna issues ultimatum to Congress, battlelines drawn


October 5th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi/New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) No bill, no support. Drawing the battlelines, social crusader Anna Hazare Tuesday said he would resume his movement for the Jan Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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Pakistani team takes anti-graft tips from Anna


September 21st, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Sep 21 (IANS) A three-member Pakistani delegation Wednesday met social activist Anna Hazare at his village to seek his opinion on starting an anti-graft drive in ... Read more...

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After Ramlila Maidan, all roads lead to Ralegan Siddhi


September 12th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Sep 12 (IANS) Letters land up just by Anna Hazare's name. Tourists now include this hitherto unknown village in their itineraries even as authorities struggle to ... Read more...

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Maharashtra tops India’s sugar production


August 18th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Maharashtra has topped the list of India's sugar-producing states this year with a record 90.72 lakh tonnes, an official said here Thursday.The state is followed by ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Hazare’s village, protests in Pune, Mumbai


August 16th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Aug 16 (IANS) Residents of Gandhian activist Anna Hazare's village Ralegan Siddhi Tuesday took to the streets to protest the detention of the anti-corruption crusader in New Delhi. ... Read more...

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Ajit Pawar attacks Bal Thackeray


May 31st, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), May 31 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party leader and Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar Tuesday launched an attack on Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, demanding to know ... Read more...

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SNDT Women’s University gets new vice chancellor


May 10th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Vasudha Kamat was Tuesday appointed the vice chancellor of the SNDT Women's University here, a statement said.She was appointed by Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan in his ... Read more...

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Hazare gets hero’s welcome in home village (Lead, changing dateline)


April 11th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), April 11 (IANS) Fireworks, a procession with horses, camels, and elephants and a big feast for all - a grand welcome was accorded to social activist Anna Hazare ... Read more...

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If Sibal feels Lok Pal Bill is ineffective, he should quit joint panel: Anna Hazare


April 11th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.11 (ANI): Gandhian and social activist Anna Hazare on Monday said that Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal is questioning the effectiveness of having a Lok Pal Bill, he ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare to visit home Monday


April 10th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare, who ended his 97-hour fast against corruption here Saturday, will leave for his native village Ralegaon Siddhi in Maharashtra's drought-prone Ahmednagar ... Read more...

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Key faces of Anna Hazare’s anti-corruption crusade


April 9th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign, which has captured the imagination of the nation like no other, has some high-profile faces lending it weight and substance. Here ... Read more...

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Shirdi temple trust to honour Tendulkar


April 4th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar, April 4 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust which manages the famous Sai Baba temple at Shirdi said Monday it will confer an ... Read more...

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Maharashtra power regulator orders takeover of cooperative


January 27th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission Thursday ordered the state's only cooperative sector power distribution company, Mula Pravara Electric Cooperative Society (MPECS), to hand over operations to a state-owned ... Read more...

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Temple town with doorless homes gets a bank with no lock


January 10th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Jan 10 (IANS) Shani Shingnapur, the world famous temple town in Maharashtra where houses have neither doors or locks, now befittingly has its first commercial bank ... Read more...

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Vice chancellors appointed for two Maharashtra varsities


December 30th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Thursday appointed new vice chancellors for the Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth in Ahmednagar district and Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University in Aurangabad district, a ... Read more...

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Absconding Mumbai cop found dead


December 29th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Dec 29 (IANS) The body of senior Mumbai Police inspector Arun Borude, who was absconding for more than a month after being accused of raping a minor girl, was found ... Read more...

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Shirdi trust moots action against ‘duplicate’ Sai temples


November 11th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 11 (IANS) The Shri Sai Baba Sansthan Trust (SSBST) is considering legal action against four Sai Baba temples in the country which claim to have samadhis (mausoleum) of the ascetic ... Read more...

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Theft in Maharashtra’s crime free temple village


October 26th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Oct 26 (IANS) The centuries old reputation of Maharashtra's Shani-Shingnapur village pilgrim centre, where houses have no doors or locks, has been sullied with a reported theft, police said.A young ... Read more...

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Tata Power gets first CDM project registered


July 15th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India's largest private power utility, Tata Power, Wednesday announced the approval of its first clean development mechanism (CDM) registered project. A company press release said that United Nations ... Read more...

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10 killed in Andhra road accident


June 27th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 27 (IANS) Ten people were killed Sunday when a truck collided with the vehicle in which they were travelling in Andhra Pradesh's Medak district. The victims, including five women and ... Read more...

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