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Hiroshima, Nagasaki bomb victims remembered


August 6th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Over 3,500 college students from all over Mumbai took a pledge here Monday to work for peace and a nuclear-free world to commemorate the 67th anniversary ... Read more...

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India, US announce eight educational partnerships


June 12th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) In a milestone in the educational partnership between India and the United States, eight institutional partnership projects, four each led by either country, were announced ... Read more...

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Mumbai limps on second day after railway fire


April 19th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Mumbai continued to limp for the second day Thursday as Central Railway (CR) suburban train services remained disrupted, impacting commuters and students. Work on a fire-ravaged ... Read more...

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Aditya Thackeray cuts political teeth


April 5th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Taking his first major political step, Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray Thursday demanded the resignation of beleaguered Mumbai University vice chancellor Rajan Welukar.Aditya, grandson of Shiv ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena demands suspension of Mumbai University VC


March 30th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Shiv Sena legislators and a few members of the Mumbai University Senate Friday demanded the suspension of varsity Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar alleging that he is ... Read more...

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Maps on Wikipedia depict people’s view: Founder


November 18th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Addressing the first ever WikiConference in India, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales here Friday said the representation of maps on the free encyclopedia was in accordance with ... Read more...

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No diamonds or gold in this necklace, but costs Rs.2 crore!


November 13th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) Neither studded with diamonds nor made of gold, it doesn't even have traces of any precious metal. But this necklace is priced at Rs. 2 crore/Rs. ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host first WikiConference in India


November 9th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Aiming to tap the Indian community, the first WikiConference by the Wikimedia Foundation in this country will be hosted in Mumbai Nov 18, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Know your Gandhi? Maharashtra prisoners prepare for test


September 30th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Come Oct 2, and over 1,000 prisoners and officials alike from 14 jails of Maharashtra will pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary in ... Read more...

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Sharman, Hirani to give lecture in Mumbai University


July 21st, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Sharman Joshi is set to turn a lecturer for a day. Officials at Mumbai University, where the film "Ferrari Ki Sawaari" has been shot, have approached ... Read more...

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Mumbai University becomes movie set after 18 years


July 13th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Mumbai University opened its gates to Bollywood after a gap of 18 years for "Ferrari Ki Sawaari", produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, whose 1994 movie ... Read more...

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India develops technology to fight aliens in the sea


June 12th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dona Paula (Goa), June 12 (IANS) India has developed an eco-friendly technology to treat sea water brought in by cargo ships into our domain, bringing along with it alien organisms ... Read more...

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Rohinton Mistry shortlisted for Man Booker International Prize (Lead, correcting name in intro)


March 30th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Rohinton Mistry, the Indian Canadian author of three acclaimed books, has been shortlisted for the 60,000 pound (around $96,000) Man Booker International Prize 2011.Mistry, whose ... Read more...

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Rohington Mistry shortlisted for Man Booker International Prize


March 30th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Indian Canadian Rohington Mistry, the author of three acclaimed books, has been shortlisted for the 60,000 pound (around $96,000) Man Booker International Prize 2011. Mistry, ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to address Mumbai University students


February 17th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will address around 500 students of the Mumbai University here Friday, a varsity official said. "The Dalai Lama will talk to students ... Read more...

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Blacklist the black gowns! Voices in Panjab University


February 12th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Feb 12 (IANS) Black gowns at convocation ceremonies are back in the news with a Panjab University syndicate member, supported by some faculty members and students, appealing to ... Read more...

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Canada’s Carleton to have ties with IIT Mumbai, Jindal Global University


February 4th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 4 (IANS) Canada's world-famous Carleton University is set to sign memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with various Indian educational institutions during the visit of it president and vice-chancellor to ... Read more...

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Temple Trusts In Maharashtra Plan Shows To Articulate Reverence For Classical Music’s …


January 28th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Subhash Mayekar, who is associated with the venerated Siddhivinayak temple, has voiced that, aside from the organization of numerous shows, the temple also intends to vend audio cassettes as ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena students’ wing sweeps Mumbai varsity polls


December 30th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Aditya Thackeray-led Bharatiya Vidyarthi Sena (BVS), the students wing of Shiv Sena, Thursday won eight out of 10 seats at the Mumbai University Senate elections. The BVS won ... Read more...

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Around 300 runners take part in Mumbai barefoot half marathon


December 12th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
By ManishaNavi Mumbai, Dec.12 (ANI): Around 300 runners participated in a twenty-one kilometer-long barefoot half marathon organised by the Barefoot Runners of India Foundation (BRIF) here on Sunday.Most of the participants in ... Read more...

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Wear Indian outfits, more colours: Designers urge Michelle


November 7th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Rishabh P. Nair New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) She has repeatedly been on the list of the world's best dressed people and is known for her populist style, but First Lady ... Read more...

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Bhangra and folk too - Michelle vows Indian audiences


November 7th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) She did some bhangra and joined in for a Koli folk dance. Quick to catch up on steps and looking as graceful as ever, US First Lady ... Read more...

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Dancing, playing hopscotch… Michelle bowls over children (Lead)


November 6th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) She did a little jig to a Bollywood number, thumped the tambourine and even played hopscotch barefoot! US First Lady Michelle Obama certainly conquered hearts with her ... Read more...

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India, US to sign pact on weather, crop forecasting


November 4th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) India and the US are set to sign a pact on weather and crop forecasting, a step that will deepen their cooperation in agriculture."We hope ... Read more...

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For St Xavier’s College, Obama visit ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) The excitement is palpable. The 130-year-old St Xavier's College here is waiting with baited breath for US President Barack Obama to address 300 students on its premises ... Read more...

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The Congress is the best friend of the Thackerays (Comment)


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The rise of GenNext in Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's Mumbai household is unlikely to bring any change to the family's mean-minded parochial politics. As much is clear from ... Read more...

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Now, Shiv Sena objects to mosque loudspeakers


October 20th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Stung by the proceedings initiated for violating decibel limits during the Shiv Sena Dussehra rally here Sunday, the party Wednesday hit back asking why action was not being ... Read more...

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Mistry dismayed at varsity yielding to Sena on his book


October 18th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Rohinton Mistry, author of the 1990 Booker Prize-nominated "Such A Long Journey", Monday said he was not surprised by Shiv Sena's agitation for the book's ... Read more...

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Aditya Thackeray justifies attack on Mistry’s book


October 18th, 2010 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
By Harish C. Menon Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Aditya Thackeray, Bal Thackeray's grandson who is set to play a larger role in Maharashtra politics, says he is not opposed to Rohinton Mistry's ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray to anoint grandson into politics


October 17th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Nearly half a decade after anointing son Uddhav Thackeray as Shiv Sena's executive chief, supremo Bal Thackeray will launch his grandson Aditya into politics at a Dussehra ... Read more...

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Mumbai accords enthusiastic welcome to Queen’s Baton


September 10th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) The Queen's Baton Relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games arrived here Friday noon to a tumultuous welcome by a large gathering of sports personalities, officials and enthusiastic youth. ... Read more...

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Celebrities, commoners to receive Queen’s Baton in Mumbai


September 10th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan will lead celebrities, sportspersons and industrialists in welcoming the Queen's Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games, when it reaches here from Pune Friday, ... Read more...

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Students commemorate Hiroshima Day, pledge for peace


August 6th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Carrying a replica of an atom bomb with a slogan 'No Bomb - Save Earth', more than 3,000 students Friday led the peace march to commemorate the Hiroshima ... Read more...

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Saurabh Shukla speaks to students of Mumbai University


July 26th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):On the occasion of announcement of it second year of the Post Graduate course in Films and Television by Mumbai University in association with Digital Academy - ... Read more...

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Mumbai University gets new vice chancellor


July 7th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Rajan M. Welukar, an educationist with 25 years of experience in the field, has been appointed the new vice chancellor (VC) of Mumbai University, it was announced here ... Read more...

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