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Police cut short quizzing cartoonist Aseem Trivedi (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Barely a day after a cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was sent to seven days police custody after being arrested on sedition charges, investigators cut short his ... Read more...

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Anna’s cartoonist supporter sent to police custody


September 9th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) A Mumbai court Sunday remanded Aseem Trivedi, an Anna Hazare supporter and political cartoonist, to seven days police custody for drawing an allegedly derogatory sketch ... Read more...

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Peaceful Eid celebrations in Maharashtra


August 20th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated amid peace and religious fervour across Mumbai and Maharashtra Monday with Muslims offering special congregational prayers as thanksgiving to mark the end of ... Read more...

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Assamese, others continue to flee Maharashtra


August 17th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Panic stricken people hailing from Assam and other northeastern states continued to flee for home from various parts of Maharashtra for the third consecutive day Friday, ... Read more...

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Police they prevented ‘holocaust’ in Mumbai


August 12th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) A top police official branded Saturday's violence in Mumbai as "pre-planned" said there may have been an "holocaust" but for the extreme restraint his force exercised.Additional ... Read more...

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This ‘iband’ creates music on their palms (With Images)


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Gone are the days when a music band had to hire a truck to move expensive equipment during a concert tour. Here is a unique music ... Read more...

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Its snowing in Mumbai-Pune!


July 15th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) It might be raining in the city, but at this mall in central Mumbai, it is snowing!Over 1,500 Mumbaikars screamed of joy as they experienced their ... 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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Mumbai senior cop suspended for raping colleague


April 18th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Wednesday said tainted police officer Anil Mahabole has been suspended for allegedly raping a woman police inspector.Patil's statement came during the ... Read more...

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26 hurt in Orissa train collision, a few trains cancelled (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 4 (IANS) At least 26 passengers were injured after a goods train collided with the Koraput-Rourkela Inter City Express in Orissa's Bolangir district early Wednesday, forcing railway authorities ... Read more...

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Maharashtra urges people to tip off police on adulteration


January 28th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) As the crackdown on adulteration mafia continued in various parts of Maharashtra Friday, top leaders appealed to the people to come forward and tip off the government ... Read more...

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Movie Review: 332 Mumbai to India


December 18th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Movie Review: 332Mumbai to IndiaProducer: Sangeth Sivan.Director Mahesh Pandey, Music: Shamir Tandon,Cast: Ali Asgar, Chetan Pandit, Sharbani Mukherjee, Vijay Mishra, Mayank SharmaThe Hindi film industry has suddenly turned to realistic cinema ... Read more...

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‘18 Pakistani PoWs still awaiting release after 39 years’


December 16th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Eighteen Pakistani prisoners of war (PoWs) who were taken into custody by the Indian Army after the 1971 war are still languishing in Indian jails, a ... Read more...

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‘332 Mumbai To India’ Movie Preview: An Answer To Questions On Mumbai Communalism


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director: Mahesh PandeyCast: Ali Asgar, Chetan Pandit, Vijay Mishra, Sharbani MukherjeeGenre: ThrillerBollywood is slowly emerging into an industry which not only makes commercial potboilers but also thoughtful cinema. And '332 Mumbai ... Read more...

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EIH sees traction in revenues, apprehends pressure on margins


August 24th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) East India Hotels, which runs the Oberoi and Trident chains, expects an increase in occupancy levels and average room rates along with a rise in inbound tourists this ... Read more...

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‘Slums around Mumbai airport to be cleared in three years’


August 20th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) An eyesore that greets air travelers - around 80,000 slums in the vicinity of the Mumbai airport - will be cleared and the slumdwellers rehabilitated within three years, ... Read more...

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World Bank approves $430 mn loan for Mumbai rail project


August 19th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $430 million loan to Indian Railways for part funding of its Mumbai Urban Transport Project II (MUTP II), aimed at improving ... Read more...

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One killed, four injured as a building collapses in Mumbai


July 29th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Anand SrivastavaKurla (Maharashtra), July 29 (ANI): One person was killed and four others injured as a multi-storeyed building collapsed in Kurla, Maharashtra."This all happened at around 9.30 pm. People came ... Read more...

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CBI announces reward on Gyaneshwari train mishap prime accused


June 17th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Midnapore, June 17 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday announced a reward of 100,000 each for the information leading to the main accused of the Gyaneshwari Express train ... Read more...

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Needle of suspicion for Howrah-Kurla-Jnaneshwari Express derailment on CPI (Maoist): Chidambaram


June 1st, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram on Monday said that needle of suspicion for Howrah-Kurla-Jnaneshwari Express derailment incident points to the CPI (Maoist) or a front organisation of the ... Read more...

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Train tragedy toll 138, all bodies extricated (Roundup)


May 30th, 2010 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Jhargram (West Bengal), May 30 (IANS) The death toll in Friday's train accident in this West Bengal town shot up to 138 late Saturday as the extrication of dead bodies from ... Read more...

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Relief train reaches Mumbai with accident survivors


May 29th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) A relief train carrying the survivors of the Gyaneshwari Express accident that killed 131 people reached Mumbai at 9 p.m. Saturday. Special barricaded sections were made on the platform ... Read more...

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Special relief train for Gyaneshwari passengers


May 29th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) The Indian Railways has despatched a special relief train to bring back the survivors of the West Bengal train tragedy and relatives of the victims, many of who ... Read more...

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Train driver heard explosion, felt vibrations


May 28th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jhargram (West Bengal), May 28 (IANS) The driver of Gyaneshwari Express heard an explosion and then felt vibrations before the Mumbai-bound passenger train derailed near here Friday, killing at least 65 ... Read more...

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Railways cancel four trains after Gyaneshwari Express mishap


May 28th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, May 28 (ANI): In the wake of blast and collision of the Mumbai bound Gyaneshwari Express in West Midnapore District, the South Eastern Railway on Friday cancelled four trains and ... Read more...

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65 dead in train accident: Bengal home secretary


May 28th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) At least 65 people have been killed and over 200 injured in a train accident in West Bengal early Friday, according to state Home Secretary Samar Ghosh. Ghosh told ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport access route to be decongested soon


May 14th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) A total of 700 people will be rehabilitated under a project to decongest the approach road to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) here, an official said Friday. The Mumbai ... Read more...

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Seven years after Mulund train blast, accused nabbed (Lead)


May 10th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Seven years after a bomb ripped through a suburban train and killed 13 commuters at Mulund in northeast Mumbai, the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) Monday traced and arrested one ... Read more...

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Mulund train blast accused nabbed after seven years


May 10th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) Monday traced and arrested one of the prime accused in the Mulund 2003 train blast that killed 13 people, Maharashtra police said. W. Murtuza alias ... Read more...

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Shahid Azmi, lawyer to 26/11 accused, shot dead (Lead)


February 12th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Lawyer Shahid Azmi, who was defending one of the key accused in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks trial, was shot dead in his office late Thursday evening, police ... Read more...

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Maoist rebels blow up rail tracks in Orissa (Lead)


February 10th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 10 (IANS) Maoists blew up two rail tracks between in Orissa's Sundergarh district Wednesday, an official said. "Two tracks have been blown up between Bhalulata and Bishra stations. Both the down ... Read more...

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Mumbai 1993 serial blasts’ key man nabbed after 17 years


February 6th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Gangster Firoze Abdul Rashid Khan alias Hamza, one of the prime accused in the March 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, has been arrested after being on the run for ... Read more...

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Carols, church bells, prayers mark Christmas in Maharashtra


December 25th, 2009 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Ringing of bells, prayers and carols in hundreds of churches across Maharashtra heralded Christmas celebrations to mark the birth of infant Jesus at the stroke of midnight. According to ... Read more...

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Next Tendulkar in making thankful to god for ‘439 runs’ achievement


November 5th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 5(ANI): Sarfaraz Khan, a 12-year-old schoolboy who has broken master blaster Sachin Tendulkar's record by scoring 439 runs in the Harris Shield tournament conducted for schools in Mumbai, has ... Read more...

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2 killed, 11 injured after water pipeline falls on moving train in Mumbai


October 23rd, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 23 (ANI): At least two persons including the local train driver were killed and eleven others injured when a water pipeline along with part of a bridge fell on a ... Read more...

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