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Three drown, one missing off Mumbai coast


July 14th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Four people, including two students drowned in two separate incidents at two different places in Mumbai Friday. While a search is on for another student ... Read more...

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‘Ice Age 4′ has Indian connection (With Images)


July 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Hollywood's animation extravaganza "Ice Age 4: Continental Drift" has a special connect with this country - Indian origin actors Kunal Nayyar and Aziz Ansari ... Read more...

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Animal rights groups step up campaign against horse carriages


June 14th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), June 14 (IANS) Strongly pitching for banning horse-drawn carriages, citing cruelty to the animal, rights groups Thursday asked the civic authorities here to issue motorised rickshaw licences to ... Read more...

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Infrastructure projects in Maharashtra get vital thrust


March 26th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Infrastructure development in Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra will get a significant thrust with a series of mega-projects lined up as part of efforts to ... Read more...

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Spreading childhood cancer awareness on bicycles


March 24th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) A team of four cyclists, Cycling 4Change, arrived in the capital Saturday, covering a distance of 1,940 km in 21 days, in a ride titled ... Read more...

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Welfare measures should reach the needy: President Patil


March 12th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Stressing the need for the state's welfare measures to reach the poor for creating an inclusive society, President Pratibha Patil Monday said that these measures ... Read more...

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Mamata inaugurates International Financial Hub


March 10th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) In a bid to attract investments, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday inaugurated the International Financial Hub at the northern fringes of Kolkata and ... Read more...

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President to open Chavan centenary celebrations


February 21st, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will inaugurate the year-long celebrations of the birth centenary of Maharashtra's first chief minister Y.B. Chavan from March 12.The inaugural ceremonies will ... Read more...

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Death for three confirmed in 2003 Mumbai blasts case (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday upheld the death sentence of three people, including a woman, convicted for the 2003 Mumbai twin-bomb blasts that killed 52 people.A ... Read more...

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Death for three confirmed in 2003 Mumbai blasts case


February 10th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday upheld the death sentence of the three people, including a woman, convicted for the 2003 Mumbai twin bomb blasts.A special Prevention ... Read more...

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Celebrating 25 years of India’s first globe sailing expedition (With images)


January 10th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) To commemorate the silver jubilee of the first Indian sailing expedition around the world, the Indian Army Adventure Wing Tuesday held a ceremonial sail-in function with ... Read more...

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Bringing in the new year with style


January 1st, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) Party animals hit the most famous party spots right before midnight to bid farewell to the old year and ringed in the new year in style ... Read more...

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2003 Mumbai blasts: Ruling on three death penalties put off (Lead)


December 12th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Monday deferred its verdict on the confirmation of death sentences for three convicts in the 2003 Mumbai twin blasts that killed 52 ... Read more...

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2003 Mumbai twin blasts verdict Dec 12


November 12th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Eight years after Mumbai was rocked by twin blasts which killed 52 and injured 244 people, the Bombay High Court Saturday heard the final arguments on ... Read more...

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Navi Mumbai mulls hovercraft services


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) The city administration is planning to reintroduce hovercraft travel between south Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, an official said Wednesday.City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) of ... Read more...

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Kalam call for material convergence through ICT, nano


October 19th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 18 (IANS) The Indian knowledge industry should integrate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and nano technology for achieving material convergence using silicon electronics and photonics, former president A.P.J. ... Read more...

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India’s premier ICT event unveiled in tech hub


October 18th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 18 (IANS) India's premier information and communication technology (ICT) event began in this tech hub Tuesday, with a focus on innovation and research and development (R&D;) to drive ... Read more...

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Shaken, but Zaveri Bazar jewellers won’t shift


July 14th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) A third bomb blast in two decades at Zaveri Bazar - Mumbai's most popular address for gems and jewellery - has left its jewellers and diamond ... Read more...

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Bomb attacks in Maharashtra since 1993


July 14th, 2011 - 3:00 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Bomb attacks in Maharashtra since 1993.March 12, 1993: Serial blasts rock Mumbai, including Zaveri Bazar, 257 killed 713 injured.Oct 29, 1993: Blast in Matunga station, ... Read more...

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Zaveri Bazar became target for the third time


July 14th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) The posh South Mumbai jewellery market Zaveri Bazar became a terror strike target for the third time. The three blasts that rocked Mumbai Wednesday evening took ... Read more...

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Dev Anand gets nostalgic at Taj (Movie Snippets)


May 24th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Legendary actor Dev Anand recently paid a visit to the iconic Taj by the seaface in Mumbai and it reminded him of the time ... Read more...

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Man arrested for faking kidnap, making ransom calls


May 6th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A 24-year-old man on his way to Mumbai met a juvenile who had run away from home. He convinced the boy to keep his whereabouts ... Read more...

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Air India cancels 35 Mumbai flights


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Air India cancelled 35 flights to and from Mumbai Monday, the sixth day of the strike by almost half of the state-run carrier's 1,600 pilots, official ... Read more...

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Akon’s wife to join him on India tour


April 12th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Popular Senegalese-American singer Akon, due to perform at concerts in Gurgaon and Bangalore April 16 and 17 respectively, will be accompanied by his wife and a ... Read more...

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Support for Hazare grows in Mumbai, 50 on hunger strike


April 8th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) At least 50 people, including senior citizens, Friday joined the ongoing relay hunger strike at Mumbai's Azad Maidan even as students, office-goers and celebrities expressed ... Read more...

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Hazare supporters stopped from march in Mumbai


April 7th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) A march to the Gateway of India by supporters of social activist Anna Hazare, who is on an indefinite fast for a stronger anti-corruption Lokpal bill, ... Read more...

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Dhoni sports a bald look after World Cup triumph


April 3rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Less than 24 hours after India were crowned cricket's World champions, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was spotted with a bald look at the team's felicitation ... Read more...

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Tourist hotspots deserted, thanks to World Cup final


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) All top tourist hotspots in this city remained deserted since Saturday morning as it hosts the World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka.A handful of ... Read more...

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Background checks of foreigners viewing Wold Cup finals


March 31st, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) The Mumbai police is carrying out background checks on all foreigners who have purchased tickets for the India-Sri Lanka World Cup final Saturday, a senior ... Read more...

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Mumbai halts to watch India-Pakistan cricket clash


March 30th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Mumbai and other Maharashtra cities called it an early day Wednesday to watch the "mother of all cricket matches", the World Cup semifinal between India and ... Read more...

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Pedalling Delhi to Mumbai in 30 hours for a green cause


February 18th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Having cycled from Mumbai to Delhi in four days to spread the message of peace after the 26/11 attack, 53-year-old Vinod Punmiya will try now to pedal ... Read more...

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Mumbai brings in the new year with style


January 1st, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Party animals hit the most happening hotspots in Mumabi right before midnight to bid farewell to the first decade of the millennium and bring in the new year ... Read more...

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Security beefed up near Mumbai’s Taj hotel


December 22nd, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) Security will be beefed up near the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower hotel, which bore the brunt of the 26/11 terror strikes, and the area will be ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan denies insulting National Anthem


November 26th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Friday denied showing disrespect to the National Anthem by walking out when it was being played here Friday evening.An official spokesperson of ... Read more...

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Tribute to 26/11 victims - sculpted in sand (With Image)


November 26th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Puri, Nov 26 (IANS) It's a sand sculpture depicting the famous Gateway of India encapsulated in two huge open palms, and it was here that hundreds of tourists and residents Friday paid ... Read more...

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