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Jail official shot at in Navi Mumbai


September 9th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) An official of Taloja jail in Maharashtra's Thane district was injured when he was shot at by some assailants, police said. Personal rivalry is believed to ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s urban tunnel to be ready by January 2013


August 24th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) India's first twin tunnel on an urban transport network is nearing completion, heralding a significant infrastructure addition to the country's commercial capital.The first of the two ... Read more...

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‘Asset-heavy’ EIH to focus more on managing hotels


August 7th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Hospitality major EIH Ltd, which runs the Oberoi and Trident hotel chains, Wednesday hinted that for the new projects in home and abroad, its focus will ... Read more...

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Two cousins drown in Navi Mumbai lake


July 26th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Two cousins were drowned Thursday in a lake in Navi Mumbai where they had gone for a bath, police said.The victims have been identified as ... Read more...

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Sunil Chhetri will be Indian football’s brand ambassador: Patel


July 5th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel lauded Portugal club Sporting Lisbon signing Sunil Chhetri and said that it was the dawn of ... Read more...

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Mumbai faces water cuts after July 15


June 26th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) It is monsoon time, and Mumbai, famous for its heavy showers and rainy season, is, ironically, about to face cuts in water supply.The warning of likely ... Read more...

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New forensic lab for CBI opens in Mumbai


June 4th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) A state-of-the-art forensic laboratory, exclusively for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), was inaugurated in Belapur here Monday, an official said. Inaugurated by CBI Special ... Read more...

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Mumbai to get more air-conditioned buses


June 1st, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) The Maharashtra government plans to introduce air-conditioned in city to serve major commercial hubs, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said Friday.Chavan said the service would cater to ... Read more...

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Planning Commission to aid ministry for new airports


May 29th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry will work out modalities of developing new airports under public private partnership (PPP) in consultation with the Planning Commission.This was decided ... Read more...

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Hazare to start Maharashtra tour for Lokayukta bill


April 30th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), April 30 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare is all set to launch his five-week long tour of Maharashtra from Tuesday to create awareness for a strong ... Read more...

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Pune FC thrash HAL 5-1 in U-20 I-League


April 20th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Pune FC registered their best-ever win in the Under-20 I-League football, beating Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Bangalore 5-1 in their opening at the Father Agnel ... Read more...

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Three minor quakes in Maharashtra, Gujarat (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two mild earthquakes in western and coastal Maharashtra and one in the Bhuj region of Gujarat shook large parts of the two western Indian states Saturday, ... Read more...

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Mumbai elevated rail corridor may become a reality


March 14th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Barring the nominal fare hike, Mumbai's suburban commuters have many things to cheer about in the rail budget for 2012-13 presented in parliament Wednesday by Railway ... Read more...

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Slain Congress leader’s wife wants trial in Mumbai


March 11th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Alleging that witnesses were turning hostile in the 2006 murder of Congress leader Pawanraje Nimbalkar, the victim's wife has moved the Bombay High Court seeking transfer ... Read more...

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Four accused in Adnan Patrawala murder walk out of jail


January 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) A day after they were acquitted in the murder of Mumbai teenager Adnan Patrawala, his four friends accused in the case were released from a jail ... Read more...

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Four accused in Adnan Patrawala murder acquitted (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) A Mumbai sessions court Monday acquitted four accused in the 2007 kidnapping and murder of 16-year-old Adnan Patrawala after the prosecution failed to prove its case, ... Read more...

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Railway police constable dies in freak accident


January 4th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Vashi (Navi Mumbai), Jan 4 (IANS) A railway police constable died Wednesday after he was hit on the head by a stone while standing near the door of a coach ... Read more...

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Mumbai India’s most populous city, Delhi largest urban spread


October 31st, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) Mumbai is India's most populated city with over 1.84 crore (18.4 million) people, followed closely by Delhi with 1.63 crore (16.3 million) and Kolkata with 1.41 ... Read more...

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Kolkata convicts to perform at Mumbai Durga Puja


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) A rare treat awaits Bengalis living in Mumbai and Thane during this Durga Puja -- four performances by serving prisoners of Rabindranath Tagore's famous dance-drama ... Read more...

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AIFF-FIFA to set up academies in India


September 9th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) and world football's governing body FIFA will be setting up regional academies and an elite academy in India.The decision ... Read more...

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Niger Delta youths learn skills from India


September 9th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja (Nigeria), Sep 9 (IANS) India is helping to provide skills to over 200 youths from Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta where there have been years of unrest, said a senior ... Read more...

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Spanish flavour for ‘dahi-handi’ festival this year


August 19th, 2011 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) This year's popular 'dahi-handi' festival next week will have a dash of Spain in the celebrations that attract millions of youth, including girls, all over ... Read more...

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Rains disrupt Maharashtra-Gujarat train services


August 1st, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Train services between Maharashtra and Gujarat were briefly disrupted Monday as heavy rains continued to lash several parts of the two neighbouring states since Saturday, officials ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, Thane; four drown


July 30th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) At least four people were killed as heavy rains lashed various parts of Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane district Thursday and Friday, officials said here Saturday.Low-lying ... Read more...

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One lakh lamps to be lit at Navi Mumbai temple


May 25th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) The Shaniswer Temple Trust in Maharashtra's Navi Mumbai would organise the festival of lighting a lakh lamps on its premises on the occasion of ... Read more...

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Gambhir takes Knight Riders closer to IPL play-offs


May 20th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders virtually booked their maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs berth with an impressive seven-wicket win over new entrants Pune Warriors here ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Pune Warriors vs Kolkata Knight Riders


May 20th, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Pune Warriors India and Kolkata Knight Riders at the D.Y. Patil Sports Academy here Friday:Pune ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Pune Warriors vs Deccan Chargers


May 17th, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Pune Warriors and Deccan Chargers here Monday:Pune Warriors: Jesse Ryder c Ravi Teja b Steyn 18 ... Read more...

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Mumbai port fire toll at two


May 13th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) One more person succumbed Friday to burn injuries sustained in a fire which broke out in a chemical container in the yard at the Jawaharlal Nehru ... Read more...

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MNS leader arrested for cheating


May 5th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) A Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leader was Thursday arrested for cheating and allegedly selling a commercial premises to multiple people, police said.Rajendra Mahale, a ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Pune Warriors vs. Chennai Super Kings


April 27th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Pune Warriors and Chennai Super Kings at the D.Y. Patil Sports Academy here Wednesday.Pune Warriors: Jesse ... Read more...

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Daredevils, a pale shadow of their past


April 19th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) It is not the kind of start Delhi Daredevils would have liked to their fourth season in the Indian Premier League. Semifinalists in the ... Read more...

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Daredevils banking on Sehwag and Warner, says coach Shipperd


April 18th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils coach Greg Shipperd Monday reiterated that his team is banking a lot on the start provided by the explosive opening pair of ... Read more...

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Happy to register first win in IPL-4: Sehwag


April 17th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils captain Virender Sewhag was a happy man after his team registered its maiden win in the fourth season of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Pune Warriors vs Delhi Daredevils


April 17th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Pune Warriors and Delhi Daredevils here Sunday:Pune Warriors: Jesse Ryder c Finch b Nadeem 60 Graeme ... Read more...

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