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New building for Mumbai hospital (With images)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Mumbai's KEM Hospital, the original structure of which is housed in a heritage building, will Monday inaugurate its new multi-storey building that has been constructed ... Read more...

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Six killed in Maharashtra downpour (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Mumbai received a whopping 15 cm average rainfall in 12 hours since 8 a.m. Monday, even as one person was killed and normal life disrupted, officials ... Read more...

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Water cuts to stay in Mumbai till Aug 1


July 16th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) As a fall out of the scanty rainfall season, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Monday announced that the water cuts will be extended till Aug 1, ... Read more...

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Two-day water cut in Mumbai from Monday


May 6th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Mumbai will face water cuts for two days starting Monday owing to the repairing of pipelines along the Eastern Express Highway, a civic official said."Work is ... Read more...

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45 percent voting in Mumbai civic polls (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) In a show of voter apathy, Mumbai Thursday marked a turnout of 45 percent in elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). In all the 10 ... Read more...

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45 percent voting in Mumbai civic elections


February 16th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) In a show of voter apathy, Mumbai marked a turnout of 45 percent in elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the richest civic body in ... Read more...

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Maharashtra readies for civic corporation polls


February 15th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) As the curtains came down on the no-holds-barred campaign for elections to the 10 municipal corporations across Maharashtra, police and security forces readied to ensure ... Read more...

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Mumbai blaze guts three shopping plazas, three firemen hurt


November 26th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Three firemen were injured while battling a fire which gutted three popular shopping complexes in south Mumbai early Saturday, fire brigade said. The cause of the ... Read more...

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Connaught Place to remain dug up for another year


July 15th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The recent monsoon showers have added to the slush on the dug-up portions of Delhi's central commercial hub Connaught Place, and a civic official Friday ... Read more...

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Mumbai civic employees to lose jobs if they strike


June 7th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Employees of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) who participate in union strikes or agitations stand to lose their jobs and their official quarters, a top ... Read more...

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Bust to honour cop who caught Kasab alive


May 30th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Mumbai Police constable Tukaram Ombale, who sacrificed his life to catch Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab alive Nov 26, 2008, will have a commemorative bust ... Read more...

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Delhi reports year’s first dengue case


March 21st, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The national capital's first case of dengue of the year has been reported from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), and the country's ... Read more...

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Jabalpur civic official does sit-ups to seek ‘forgiveness’


February 15th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jabalpur, Feb 15 (IANS) A civic official Tuesday did sit-ups holding his ears and asked for "forgiveness" as he could not do much for victims of a boat capsize in the ... Read more...

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Five dead, 13 injured in Ahmedabad building collapse (Second Lead)


January 28th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Five people, including a woman, were killed and 13 others injured when a five-storey newly-constructed building collapsed here Friday morning, leading to the partial collapse of two adjoining ... Read more...

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Pay property tax over weekend, MCD centres to remain open


June 25th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) centres will remain open this weekend to enable people to pay their property tax and meet the June 30 deadline to ... Read more...

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Apex court notice in Congress leader’s murder


June 9th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notice in the 2006 murder of Maharashtra Congress leader Pawanraje Nimbalkar on a CBI petition challenging a high court order granting bail ... Read more...

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Disabled woman raped in Ghaziabad


September 22nd, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 22 (IANS) A disabled woman was allegedly raped by a civic official here Tuesday, police said. In her complaint to the police, the woman, who resides in Pratap Vihar locality ... Read more...

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Jharkhand civic official held for husband’s murder


September 15th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 15 (IANS) A civic official in Jharkhand's Gumla district was arrested Tuesday along with four other people for allegedly getting her husband murdered, police said. Priti Agrawal, a ward commissioner, ... Read more...

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Army joins Bhiwandi gas leak probe, 3,500 evacuated (Lead)


July 24th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhiwandi (Maharashtra), July 24 (IANS) Military experts arrived in this town Friday to assist the civil administration probing a chlorine gas leak that left 59 people ill and forced the evacuation of ... Read more...

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Army joins Bhiwandi gas leak probe, 3,500 evacuated


July 24th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhiwandi (Maharashtra), July 24 (IANS) Military experts arrived in this township near Mumbai Friday to assist the civil administration probing a chlorine gas leak the day before. At least 59 people fell ... Read more...

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Heavy rains disrupt life in Mumbai, millions hit (Roundup)


July 14th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Millions of people were affected as heavy rains for a second day Tuesday flooded roads and rail tracks and forced schools and offices to shut in India's business ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog…’ star Azhar ill, shanty’s fate uncertain


March 3rd, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Child star Azharuddin Ismail Shaikh has taken ill days ahead of his school exams. But he can still heave a sigh of relief - there is no immediate ... Read more...

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Court seeks Maharashtra government assurance after MNS threat


August 28th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday asked the Maharashtra government to make a statement on the maintainance of law and order in the wake of threats to shopkeepers by ... Read more...

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Seven arrested for Patna double murder


July 14th, 2008 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 13 (IANS) Seven people were arrested Sunday in connection with the brutal killings of a top Patna civic official and his wife here earlier this month, the police said. Manzar ... Read more...

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In name of Hanuman, Delhiites still feed monkeys!


June 18th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) When it comes to feeding monkeys, Delhi residents would rather do it hands-on, perhaps in the hope of being blessed by monkey god Hanuman! Or ... Read more...

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Drought, villagers seek divine intervention in Bundelkhand


May 29th, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by admin
Bundelkhand, May 29 (ANI): Lack of rainfall leading to drought like conditions has forced villagers in the Bundelkhand region to seek divine intervention to end water woes. Villagers held special prayers for ... Read more...

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Explosives’ seizures worry Tamil Nadu cops


May 4th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by admin
By T.S.V. Hari Chennai, May 4 (IANS) Discoveries of explosives' caches in two Tamil Nadu districts Sunday worried state police officials on a day the US government indicated increased Maoist activity in Tamil ... Read more...

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