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Maharashtra corporator’s killer nabbed in Lucknow


June 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) A contract killer who along with his associates killed a Congress corporator in Maharashtra in 2010 was arrested here Friday, police said.Rajesh Singh, a resident of ... Read more...

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Railway inspector in dock for corruption


February 26th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided a railway inspector for alleged corrupt activities and amassing huge assets beyond his source of income, an official said ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates spirit of sacrifice on Eid


November 7th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Muslims in Mumbai celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha Monday with gaiety and the spirit of sacrifice. Around five lakh goats and sheep were sacrificed in the city on the ... Read more...

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Four labourers fall to death


September 29th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 29 (IANS) Four labourers Thursday were killed as the scaffold they were standing on to paint a multi-storey building collapsed, police said."Nine labourers were standing on ... Read more...

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Muslims urged to fight terror on Eid


August 31st, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Muslims in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra Wednesday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the month-long fasting period of Ramazan, by pledging to fight ... Read more...

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Local trains hit as rains lash Mumbai


August 29th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Four days of heavy downpour has hit the lifeline of Mumbai -- the local trains. Tens of thousands of passengers had a harrowing time getting to ... Read more...

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Day after blasts, Mumbaikars venture out boldly


July 14th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) A day after three three blasts rocked India's financial and entertainment hub, Mumbaikars with their unshakable spirit Thursday ventured out of their homes and resumed their ... Read more...

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Two baby girls burnt to death


May 9th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Two baby girls were burnt to death in their sleep when a fire broke out in a makeshift hut at a construction site in Mumbai Monday, ... Read more...

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After Sehwag, Tendulkar’s exit, cheers give way to fears


April 2nd, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) With the early dismissal of two of India's most promising batsmen - Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar - the cheers gave way to fears over ... Read more...

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CBI books former railway official for corruption


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) A former police officer, who served as the chief security officer in Western Railway, has been booked by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for having ... Read more...

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Chargesheet against Maharashtra former postmaster general


December 31st, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Almost 10 months after he was caught taking bribe, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday filed a chargesheet against former chief postmaster ... Read more...

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Power restored in most of north Mumbai (Lead)


November 18th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Power was restored to most parts of north Mumbai after the region plunged into darkness following a power breakdown, officials said.The power disruption was reported around 6 p.m., ... Read more...

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Large parts of Mumbai plunge into darkness


November 18th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Large parts of north Mumbai plunged into darkness following a power supply breakdown around 6 p.m., officials said.According to available information, the suburbs from Bandra to ... Read more...

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Celebrating Eid-ul-Azha with prayers - and a 180 kg goat!


November 17th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Millions of Muslims in Mumbai and others parts of Maharashtra celebrated Eid-ul-Azha with joy and religious fervour Wednesday. As people hunted for the best sacrificial goats, one that ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s suburban train services disrupted briefly


September 13th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Commuters travelling on the western line of Mumbai's suburban rail service faced a delay during the peak hours Monday as a switch box outside a station was found ... Read more...

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Despite terror threats, Mumbai gets into festive mood


September 11th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Ignoring terror threats, Mumbaikars Saturday got into a festive mood with simultaneous celebrations of Ganeshotsav, Eid and Jain Samvasari. Over 50,000 devotees thronged the famous Lalbaugcha Raja Ganeshotsav ... Read more...

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International drug cartel busted, 8 foreigners, 1 Indian held


August 25th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 25 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau busted an international drug cartel and effected the biggest seizure of psychotropic substances worth over Rs.25 crore in Maharashtra, an official said here ... Read more...

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Over 200 buses damaged in Maharashtra


July 5th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) More than 150 BEST buses in Mumbai and 70 state transport buses in Maharashtra were damaged by protesters Monday during the opposition's nationwide strike against hike in fuel ... Read more...

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Monsoon chaos returns to Mumbai, disrupts normal life (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Monsoon chaos returned to haunt Mumbaikars once again as heavy rainfall inundated several areas and affected road, rail and air traffic Wednesday. Nine people were also killed in ... Read more...

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Pirated discs worth Rs. 42 lakhs seized across Maharashtra and Gujarat


May 31st, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Police uncover close to 42,000 dics in anti-piracy raids conducted at multiple locations across in the two states in a bid to curb movie piracyIncreasing pressure on ... Read more...

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Shaleen joins the ‘not well’ bandwagon


May 25th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Not everything is smooth in the tele-industry with actors falling prey to ailments ranging from fevers to fractures. Recently, we had not two but three television sweethearts ... Read more...

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The seven trains targeted in July 11, 2006, bombing (With Mumbai trains serial blasts probe reveals Pakistani link)


May 23rd, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The seven trains targeted in the July 11, 2006 bombing, the timing and the casualties: 6.23 p.m. - Mahim Junction, 641 Down Borivli Fast - Killed: 43, Injured 96.6.23 ... Read more...

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Ekta Kapoor’s dream studio gets green signal?


April 17th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Back in August, Balaji Telefilms found themselves in a legal tangle with RNA builders over a disputed property in Hatkesh, Mira Road. Ekta Kapoor wanted to use ... Read more...

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Top Maharashtra-Goa postal official nabbed taking Rs.2 cr bribe (Third lead)


February 25th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Chief Post Master General of Maharashtra and Goa M.S. Bali has been caught while accepting a Rs.2-crore bribe, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said Thursday, describing it ... Read more...

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Top Maharashtra-Goa official nabbed taking Rs.2 cr bribe (Second Lead)


February 25th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Chief Post Master General of Maharashtra and Goa M.S. Bali has been caught while accepting a Rs.2-crore bribe, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said Thursday, describing it ... Read more...

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Top Maharashtra-Goa official nabbed taking Rs.2 crore bribe (Lead)


February 25th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Chief Post Master General of Maharashtra and Goa M.S. Bali has been caught while accepting a Rs.2 crore bribe, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said Thursday, describing ... Read more...

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Chief post master general nabbed while taking Rs.2 crore bribe


February 25th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Maharashtra's Chief Post Master General M.S. Bali has been caught while accepting a bribe of Rs.2 crore, a top Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) official said here ... Read more...

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Maoist leader arrested in Mumbai


January 19th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) An alleged Maoist leader was arrested from his house in north-east Mumbai Monday night, police said Tuesday. Surya Devra Prabhakar was taken into custody by the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) ... Read more...

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Ali - Sara together again!


December 11th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ali Merchant and Sara Khan are spotted together on the sets. Well they are not doing a new show together but that doesn't stop them from visiting each other's sets. The ... Read more...

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India’s first all-male quintuplets born to Thane couple


September 5th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 5 (IANS) The country's first all-male set of quintuplets was born to a Thane couple at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai Friday, a hospital spokesperson said Saturday. The ... Read more...

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Mumbai woman gives birth to India’s first male quintuplets


September 5th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep 5 (ANI): A 24-year-old woman gave birth to five babies at a private hospital in Mumbai.Sabeera Khan, a housewife from Mira Road, delivered male quintuplets at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai ... Read more...

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Protest in Mumbai as local railway line trips


September 1st, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep 1(ANI): A brief halt in the Mumbai local railway line due to a technical snag caused uproar in Thane district on Tuesday, as commuters protested against railway authorities.The trouble started ... Read more...

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Mumbai suburban train disruption triggers violence


September 1st, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Police fired in the air and burst teargas to control commuters who turned violent after suburban train services on the Western Railway (WR) network were disrupted Tuesday, officials ... Read more...

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Jeetendra lands up in land row


August 19th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Yesteryears' actor Jeetendra is in a land row. Some builders have allegedly used muscle power to take possession of a piece of land the ... Read more...

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Soap Queen Roars at Police: How can you bully my people out of MY land!


August 19th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K Jha Ekta Kapoor is one helluva enraged daughter. On Tuesday afternoon her father was subjected to humiliation and violence of the highest order over the matter of the possession ... Read more...

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