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Two handicapped Mumbaikars for London Paraolympics (Lead, superseding earlier story) (With Images)


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
B0y Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Battling against all odds, two Mumbaikars, both afflicted with polio, will be competing in the 2012 London Paralympics.The duo - Prakash Nadar, 35, and Bhushan ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Court orders pesticides tests on veggies in Delhi


March 9th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday ordered tests on fruits and vegetables being sold in the capital to find out if banned pesticides were being used ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Anant ‘Uncle’ Pai popularised Indian culture through comics (Obituary, With Image)


February 24th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Anant V. Pai, a chemical engineer who taught Indian culture, tradition and ethos through Amar Chitra Katha comics to millions of his countrymen, passed away here ... Read more...

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‘Perverse’ 26/11 attacker Kasab’s death penalty upheld for attacking Indian state (Intro Roundup)


February 21st, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Terming the 26/11 mayhem an attack to destabilise the Indian state, the Bombay High Court confirmed the death penalty awarded to Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir ... Read more...

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Kasab waged war against India to destabilize the government, rule judges


February 21st, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) The strongest aggravating circumstance which nailed Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab was the manner in which he waged war against the Government of India, the ... Read more...

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Brutal, perverse, depraved Kasab a threat to society: Judges


February 21st, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Confirming the death penalty awarded to Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab for his role in the 26/11 attack, the Bombay High Court observed that he ... Read more...

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Government withdraws direction to DERC on power tariff


February 11th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday informed the Delhi High Court that it was withdrawing its directive to the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) to put on hold a ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society: High rise of mystery and suspicion


January 16th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) The axe has finally fallen on the controversial Adarsh Society in Mumbai with the ministry of environment and forests Sunday ordering the demolition of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Conquer Raigad Fort - in five minutes! (With images)


January 9th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) It was a symbol of Maratha pride, the capital of Chhatrapati Shivaji's kingdom and vision of a Hindavi Swaraj (Hindu rule). The majestic Raigad Fort, which ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Thousands weep as Bohra chief, 99, conducts Moharram discourse (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) A sea of humanity, many moved to tears, sits in rapt attention at the Saifee Mosque and outside in the bylanes as the spiritual head of ... Read more...

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Nitin Gadkari’s son’s four-day mega wedding bash begins


December 1st, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Nagpur, Dec 1 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party chief Nitin Gadkari's son Nikhil weds Rutuja, a Sanskrit Master's student, at a four-day-long lavish wedding ceremony and the inaugural function begins ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

26/11 was a unique emotional experience: Doctor


November 24th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) He is used to seeing blood and gore every day, but the mayhem wreaked by terrorists in Mumbai was "a unique emotional experience" to Keki ... Read more...

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15 leaders have been Maharashtra chief minister in 50 years


November 11th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Maharashtra, which enjoys a reputation of political stability, has had 15 chief ministers, including farmers, lawyers, teachers, a management graduate and now an aerospace engineer ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obamas show how to win hearts - and do business too!


November 7th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama endeared themselves to all sections of Mumbai society, winning hearts and doing business for their ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama salutes Mumbai, Gandhi as he begins India journey (Evening Roundup)


November 6th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi and Mauli Buch Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday pledged to deepen counter-terror cooperation with India as he flew into the country at the start of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World’s largest diamond bourse opens in Mumbai (With image)


October 16th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) The world's largest diamond exchange opens in the city's business district Bandra-Kurla Complex on Sunday, taking India from a manufacturing to a trading hub and challenging ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Aakhri Gabbar’ - ‘little’ version of ‘Sholay’ this Diwali


October 4th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Bollywood's legendary dacoit Gabbar Singh, his sidekicks Kaalia and Sambha will once again battle Jay and Veeru in a new movie "Aakhri Gabbar", ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Panel to inspect tented Delhi corporation schools


August 18th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Delhi High Court Wednesday set up a three-member committee of lawyers to inspect the 56 Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) schools where students are being taught under ... Read more...

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Top bank executive cleared of corruption - after 24 years! (With Image)


August 16th, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) He lived with humiliation for a quarter of a century, lost his wife and saw his career going down the hill. But M.U. Kini, a bank ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Maharashtra is India’s swine flu capital’


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) One year after the deadly Influenza A (H1N1) claimed India's first victim in Pune, Maharashtra has emerged as the country's swine flu capital, a top health ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bal Thackeray wants Antulay to fight Maharashtra’s case


July 18th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has urged former Maharashtra chief minister and union minister A. R. Antulay to provide his legal expertise and knowledge in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Opposition girding up to take on Maharashtra government


July 10th, 2010 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) An aggressive opposition is preparing to take on Maharashtra's Democratic Front government on a range of issues, including price rise, the boundary dispute with Karnataka ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Train sabotage in Bengal has global security implications’


June 16th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) A US-based security organisation has termed the May 28 Howrah-Mumbai express train sabotage in West Bengal as India's "worst terrorist attack" on a train since 2006 ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog…’ star Azharuddin to tell his story in English


June 13th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Pune, June 13 (IANS) Azharuddin Mohammed Shaikh, 12, who became a household name after the success of "Slumdog Millionaire", is all set to tell his story to the English ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Child star Rubina still in slum, but Marathi autobiography ready (With Images)


June 12th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Rubina Ali Qureshi, the little girl from a Mumbai slum who shot to stardom with the Oscar winning "Slumdog Millionaire", is set to release the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Remember 7/11? Mumbai train blasts trial to re-start Monday


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Trial in the July 11, 2006, Mumbai train bombings - perhaps the world's most heinous attack on an urban transportation system that snuffed out over 200 ... Read more...

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Judgement Day for 26/11 terrorist (Lead)


May 2nd, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Almost one-and-a-half years after 10 Pakistani terrorists struck in the heart of India's financial and entertainment capital, the country is waiting anxiously for the verdict Monday ... Read more...

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Mumbai terrorist’s fate to be sealed Monday


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) A full 521 days after the terror mayhem in India's financial and entertainment capital, the country will be watching anxiously when justice is delivered May 3 ... Read more...

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Full of drama, ups and downs, Kasab trial ends


March 31st, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Finally one of the most avidly watched legal cases in the world - trial in the Nov 26, 2008, Mumbai terror attacks - ended ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Man gets new life after first-of-kind surgery (Lead) (With Images)


March 31st, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Dipesh Shah suffered from a major heart problem and doctors described his case as "extremely rare" with a risk of developing permanent infections. But 39-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Water, water everywhere, but Mumbai remains thirsty


March 29th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Mumbai falls in the rain-abundant coastal Konkan region of western Maharashtra, but this summer the city is practically thirsting for drinking water.The rains played truant ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Maharashtra village honours cop with ‘Gen. Dyer Award’! (With Images)


March 7th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Over 5,000 villagers from around Maharashtra's Vasai town Sunday gathered to witness a solemn ceremony -- presentation of the 'General Reginald Dyer Award' to ... Read more...

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India may have lost Siberian Cranes for ever (With Image)


February 9th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) For the tenth consecutive year, the majestic Siberian Cranes - among the most endangered birds in the world - have skipped India this ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Two forts near Mumbai to get facelift for tourists (With Images)


January 31st, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) Two coastal forts, including one built by erstwhile Portuguese rulers not far from Mumbai, will be renovated and transformed into major heritage and tourism attractions ... Read more...

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Body exhumed for murder probe after PMO intervenes


January 16th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Seven months after he died due to "cardiac arrest", the body of a man was exhumed from a Mumbai graveyard Saturday for an autopsy to ... Read more...

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