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Adarsh society plot belongs to government, says judicial panel (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) In a major relief to three former Maharashtra chief ministers, a judicial panel's interim report Tuesday said the land on which the controversial Adarsh Society building ... Read more...

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‘I feel cheated,’ says Subhash Ghai (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Breaking his silence after two successive court verdicts cancelling allotment of land to his Whistling Woods International film academy, veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai Friday said he ... Read more...

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State government cheated me, says Subhash Ghai


April 6th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) After two court verdicts overturned allotment of 20 acres of land here for his film academy, filmmaker Subhash Ghai says he feels cheated by the ... Read more...

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International relations with India a priority: Quebec minister


January 30th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Emphasising that international relations with India is a priority, Yves Bolduc, Minister of Health and Social Services, Government of Quebec said that there are numerous partnership ... Read more...

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Two more Air India flight on their way to Libya to bring back stranded Indians


February 28th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Two special Air India flights - AI 800 (Airbus 330) and AI 171 (Boeing 744) are on their way to Tripoli, where they arrive at mid-day today. ... Read more...

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Prosecute Deshmukh, Shinde for Adarsh scam, demands BJP


February 11th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday sought the Maharastra governor's permission to initiate prosecution of union cabinet ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh and Sushilkumar Shinde in the Adarsh Society ... Read more...

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Immense opportunities for Indian companies in Oman: Business body chief


January 24th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan.24 (ANI): Oman's focus in the post crisis period world is to strengthen bilateral relations with India in sectors such as oil, renewable energy, healthcare and education, to name a few', ... Read more...

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I accept Maharashtra CM’s role with humility: Prithviraj Chavan (Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Union minister Prithviraj Chavan said Wednesday that he was "highly honoured and humbled" Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's decision to make him the next chief minister of ... Read more...

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Chavan says “highly honoured and humbled” in taking over as 17th Maharashtra CM


November 10th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.10 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science and Technology; Prime Minister's Office, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Parliamentary Affairs, Prithviraj Chavan, on Wednesday said that ... Read more...

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Prithivraj Chavan to be next Maharashtra chief minister (Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday chose minister of state in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Prithviraj Chavan as the next Maharashtra chief minister.Chavan, 64, was named leader ... Read more...

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I am highly honoured and humbled: Prithviraj Chavan


November 10th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Union minister Prithviraj Chavan said Wednesday that he had been informed by Defence Minister A.K. Antony about the Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's decision to make him ... Read more...

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Mumbai Film Festival honours Oliver Stone at closing ceremony


October 29th, 2010 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) The eight-day gala affair at the 12th Mumbai Film Festival concluded Thursday night in a grand way with active participation from Bollywood and presence of legends like ... Read more...

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Scam-hit Adarsh Society denies encroaching defence land


October 28th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) The controversial Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society claimed Wednesday that it had not encroached even an inch of defence land here, as alleged, and that the property in question ... Read more...

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Prime minister quizzed on corrupt officials


August 18th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A spate of questions were put to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the Lok Sabha over the global notoriety of Indian government officials for being corrupt ... Read more...

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Mumbai belongs to all of India: Chidambaram


February 1st, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Slamming the Shiv Sena for its controversial "Mumbai for Marathis" slogan, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said such a "pernicious" thesis has to be rejected and ... Read more...

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Film institute closed due to swine flu scare


August 12th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 12 (IANS) The well-known Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) has been closed for a week due to the spread of influenza A (H1N1) virus, an official said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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India swine flu toll rises to 10 with two more deaths


August 11th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Aug. 11 (ANI): A 62-year old Thane woman and a Vadodara girl succumbed to the deadly swine flu virus on Tuesday taking the all India swine flu death toll to ten. ... Read more...

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13-year-old Pune schoolgirl becomes eighth swine flu victim


August 11th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Aug. 11 (ANI): A 13-year-old schoolgirl died of swine flu on Tuesday at the Sasoon General Hospital in Pune, taking the all India swine flu death toll to eight.Shruti Gawade, a ... Read more...

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Swine flu death toll reaches 7


August 10th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Aug 10 (ANI): A 35-year-old chemist Sanjay Tilekar died of swine flu on Monday at the Sasoon Hospital in Pune, registering the seventh death by H1N1 virus in the country.Earlier in ... Read more...

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MCOCA dropped against Sadhvi Pragya


July 31st, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
Nashik (Maharashtra), July 31(ANI): A Nashik Sessions Court on Friday dropped MCOCA (Maharashtra Control of Organised Crimes Act), which had been charged against Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, one of the prime accused ... Read more...

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Controversial Mumbai cop gets his job back (Lead)


May 7th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Daredevil Mumbai Police officer Pradeep Sharma, who has shot dead more than 100 criminals but was sacked last year for his alleged links with the underworld, will be ... Read more...

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Security shadow forces IPL out of India (Second Lead)


March 22nd, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) The hugely popular Twenty20 Indian Premier League (IPL) will be played outside the country because state governments have expressed their inability to provide security to the tournament as ... Read more...

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Home Ministry denies advisory to Maharashtra Govt. on hijack threat


January 30th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.30 (ANI): The Government on Friday denied media reports that suggested the Ministry of Home Affairs issued an advisory to the Maharashtra Government about a hijacking threat. It said ... Read more...

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Text of Home Minister Chidambaram’s parliament speech


December 11th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Following is the text of Home Minister P. Chidambaram's speech in the Lok Sabha Thursday on the Mumbai terror attacks:I wish to make a statement on ... Read more...

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CAG report says Maharashtra Government was callous on maritime security


December 2nd, 2008 - 10:53 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.2 (ANI): The office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India has in a report said that the Government of Maharashtra has been callous on ensuring proper maritime ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray hits out at Lalu, Bihar leaders


October 28th, 2008 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Tuesday lashed out at Railway Miniser Lalu Prasad who has sought a ban on his party and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS).Adressing ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party seeks judicial probe into Bihar youth’s killing


October 27th, 2008 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Monday demanded a judicial probe into the police shooting of a gun-toting Bihar youth after he allegedly tried to hijack a public bus and said ... Read more...

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President Patil lays foundation stone of Finlay mills in Amrawati


September 6th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Amravati, Sept 6 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today laid the foundation stone of the Finlay textile mill at Achalpur in Amravati district of Maharashtra. The textile mill, which was initiated as a ... Read more...

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Singapore agency, Maharashtra board sign pact on water management


June 26th, 2008 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Singapore, June 26 (DPA) Singapore's national water agency signed a pact Thursday with the water supply and sanitation board of an Indian state to collaborate on projects aimed at minimizing water wastage ... Read more...

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Lawmakers appeal for peace as Sikhs demand justice


June 25th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh/Mumbai, June 25 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal has appealed the people to maintain calm in the wake of protests by Sikhs over the alleged killing of a community ... Read more...

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Dr. Pramod Deo takes over as CERC Chairman


June 9th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 9 (ANI): Union Minister of Power Sushilkumar Shinde on monday administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy to Dr. Pramod Deo, Chairman, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). ... Read more...

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Airport at Amravati not for my convenience, says President Patil


December 12th, 2007 - 11:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday said that the proposed new airport being built at Amravati is not for her convenience, but is part of the Maharashtra State ... Read more...

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