eastern suburbs

Mel B wants Australian citizenship


September 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Spice Girls member Melanie Brown, a.k.a. Mel B, is applying for Australian citizenship for herself and her family, and wants to move permanently to Sydney.The ... Read more...

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Western Naval Command’s base depot commissioned


July 10th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) The Western Naval Command's base depot, INS Tanaji, was commissioned at the historic Mankhurd Naval Base Tuesday in the presence of Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal ... Read more...

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Watson needs another week to recover fully


February 11th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 11 (IANS) Australian cricket all-rounder Shane Watson Saturday said he needs another week to recover fully from his calf injury and is not pushing himself for an international ... Read more...

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A son rises in Raj Thackeray’s MNS too


February 6th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) After the Shiv Sena, a son has risen also in Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena.Raj's son, 18-year-old Amit, made his maiden foray into an election ... Read more...

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High rentals for fast venue stuns Team Anna


December 19th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Team Anna Monday got a shock over the high rentals demanded by the Maharashtra government for hiring out the MMRDA Grounds in central Mumbai for ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s dabbawalas now want to be civic fathers


December 5th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) The city's legendary dabbawallas (lunch-box carriers) have now decided to join politics, starting with the forthcoming elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), an ... Read more...

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Two hospital staff shifted out for giving wrong HIV report


November 1st, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Tuesday transferred two employees of a public hospital after they were found guilty of "negligence" in giving a wrong HIV report to ... Read more...

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Diwali quieter this year in Mumbai, says NGO study


October 28th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Mumbai experienced relatively quieter Diwali celebrations this year with increased use of light-based fireworks, according to a noise pollution study by a prominent NGO."A majority of ... Read more...

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Metro Rail-I to be operational in Mumbai in 2012


September 5th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) More than 80 percent of civil work on Mumbai's Rs.2,356 crore Metro Rail-I project, expected to be operational sometime in 2012, is complete, an official said ... Read more...

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Rains bring cheers and woes to Mumbai


July 8th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Heavy rains since early Friday brought cheer to Mumbai but also disrupted road and rail traffic and forced a brief suspension of flights, officials said.The rains, ... Read more...

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Mumbai areas waterlogged after third day of heavy rains


June 11th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Several areas of Mumbai and Thane were waterlogged as heavy rains lashed the city for the third consecutive day Saturday.According to a weather department official, ... Read more...

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Bolts’ brother Sadiki keen to make it big in cricket’s fast lane


April 17th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has already achieved fame as the fastest man on earth and now his bother Sadiki is gearing up to make it big ... Read more...

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Glenn McGrath’s waterfront family home up for sale


April 8th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 8 (ANI): Cricket legend Glenn McGrath's family house, which he shared with his late wife Jane, is up for sale.The waterfront family haven, in which the former Australian cricketer married ... Read more...

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Oz mums divided over revival of breastfeeding each other’s babies


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 02 (ANI): Mothers in Australia have been supporting one another by breastfeeding each other's babies, but some have disagreed with the practice and are not very keen with its revival.An ... Read more...

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Gillard sworn in as Australia’s PM


September 14th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 14 (IANS) Australia's first elected female Prime Minister Julia Gillard was Tuesday sworn in along with her 19 cabinet ministers in Canberra. Gillard, who was accompanied by her partner Tim ... Read more...

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Oz mum ’sent 16-year-old daughter to work in brothel’


July 28th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 28 (ANI): A mother has been charged with sending her 16 year-old-daughter to work as a prostitute at a brothel in Sydney's eastern suburbs.The girl was taken by her ... Read more...

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Indian-restaurant delivery man accused of Sydney sex attack


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 20(ANI): A Sydney-based Indian restaurant delivery driver has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman at her Rose Bay home here.The 21-year-old man had allegedly visited the Rose Bay house ... Read more...

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Mumbai autorickshaws on strike for fare hike


June 22nd, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Lakhs of office-goers, students and passengers were put to hardships as a large section of autorickshaws here went on a flash strike demanding fare hike early Tuesday, officials ... Read more...

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Disneyland Paris Initiates Probe After Two Workers Commit Suicide


April 4th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Paris, Apr 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Disneyland Paris is hitting headlines lately but not for reasons that the recreation park can be very proud of. The popular holiday and recreation park ... Read more...

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In Mumbai, do as Mumbaikars do - Rahul hops on local train (Lead)


February 5th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Discarding security considerations as well as a waiting helicopter, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hopped into a local train Friday to travel from Andheri to Dadar, much to ... Read more...

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Lara Bingle’s mates being probed over car theft


January 3rd, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, January 3 (ANI): Cops are looking at Lara Bingle's social circle amid allegations that people connected to her party lifestyle may have something to do with the theft of her 250,000-dollar ... Read more...

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Lara Bingle’s $250k Aston Martin stolen with third set of keys?


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, January 2 (ANI): Lara Bingle's 250,000-dollar Aston Martin appears to have been stolen with a third set of keys, it has emerged.The Aussie model was ripped off her 2008-model Vantage from ... Read more...

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Lara Bingle’s stolen Aston Martin recovered


January 1st, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 1 (ANI): The stolen Aston Martin sports car of Aussie model Lara Bingle has been recovered.The 250,000 dollars luxury car, which was stolen from the security garage at 22-year-old Bingle's ... Read more...

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Victorian Premier ‘too busy’ to meet Dalai Lama


December 9th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.9 (ANI): Victorian Premier John Brumby, it seems, is too busy to meet the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.The latter addressed Victorian politicians at a reception at parliament house ... Read more...

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Shriram Properties to build 7,300 flats in four cities


December 2nd, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 2 (IANS) Shriram Properties, a leading developer in South India, will build about 7,300 apartments in Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata and Visakhpatnam over the next 24-30 months. "Over 50 percent of the ... Read more...

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S. Australian keeper Manou called up as replacement for Paine


October 29th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Oct. 29 (ANI): South Australian wicketkeeper Graham Manou has been rushed to India to make his one-day international debut in place of injured Tim Paine.Manou was preparing to captain the ... Read more...

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Rain battered Mumbai crawls back to normalcy (Lead)


July 15th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Mumbai limped back to normalcy as heavy rains receded Wednesday afternoon, after having battered India's financial capital for almost three days causing waterlogging in many areas, traffic snarls ... Read more...

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Heavy rains disrupt life in Mumbai


July 14th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) For the third time in ten days, heavy rains Tuesday disrupted normal life in the country's commercial capital. Waterlogging was reported from many low-lying areas of the city like ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mumbai lashed by heavy rain


June 26th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai June26 (ANI): Monsoon rains hit Mumbai today flooding roads and blocking traffic.The people living in lower areas faced trouble as the water entered in to their houses.According to Brihan Mumbai Municipal ... Read more...

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Mumbai lased by heavy rain


June 26th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai June26 (ANI): Monsoon rains hit Mumbai today flooding roads and blocking traffic.The people living in lower areas faced trouble as the water entered in to their houses.According to Brihan Mumbai Municipal ... Read more...

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Stuart Clark makes successful return from injury


March 8th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar.8 (ANI): Australia pace bowler Stuart Clark has made a successful return to club cricket after recovering from the elbow problems which kept him out of both the home and ... Read more...

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Cricketer Warner wants to be Australias next first choice all-rounder


January 18th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Hobart, Jan.18 (ANI): Upcoming New South Wales cricketer David Warner, who is also known as the Matraville Mauler, has answered another SOS from Australia''s cricket selectors, and has expressed a desire ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman neighbors livid over her left behind yacht


December 23rd, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman has left her former neighbors in Australia fuming as her 4.5 million dollar yacht is still lying in the property.The Australia actress, who ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu police arrest two, claim serial murders solved (Lead)


August 8th, 2008 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu police Thursday arrested two people and with that claimed to have solved the mystery behind 16 murders in the past 40 days in and around ... Read more...

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Mumbai eastern freeway project gets underway


July 17th, 2008 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Thursday announced the launch of the Rs.5.3 billion ($126 million) eastern freeway project (EFP) to provide a direct link to the Eastern Express Highway (EEH) ... Read more...

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