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Four swimmers still missing in Maharashtra’s Ratnagiri


August 19th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Aug 19 (IANS) Nearly a day after seven people swimming off a beach in Ratnagiri district went missing, rescue teams are still looking for four whose bodies have ... Read more...

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27 killed, 29 injured in Maharashtra accident (Roundup)


May 28th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), May 28 (IANS) A total of 27 people were killed, including six children below 14 years, while on their way back from a wedding and 29 ... Read more...

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Fast rail corridor to ease Mumbai commuters’ woes


March 14th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Maharashtra and its capital Mumbai were offered a lot of goodies Wednesday by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi in the rail budget for 2012-13.One of the most ... Read more...

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Feasibility study for new Mumbai suburban rail corridors


January 13th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) In a bid to ease the inhuman conditions of commuting for Mumbaikars, the Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation Friday invited proposals to conduct a feasibility study for ... Read more...

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One killed in Maharashtra plant fire


December 7th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Panvel (Maharashtra), Dec 7 (IANS) A worker was killed and at least three others injured as a massive fire broke out Wednesday in container freight station in this township ... Read more...

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10 years jail for 2008 Thane blasts convicts


August 30th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) A Mumbai court Tuesday sentenced two men to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for the 2008 Thane and Vashi bomb blasts.The duo Ramesh Gadkari and Vikram Bhave ... Read more...

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Two convicted for 2008 Thane blasts, four let off


August 29th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) A Mumbai sessions court Monday convicted two of the six accused in the 2008 theatre and auditoria blasts in Thane and Vashi that injured seven people. ... 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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Punj Lloyd secures contract for commercial buildings from HIRCO Group


December 28th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Punj Lloyd Group, the diversified global engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) conglomerate, has been awarded a civil contract for two commercial buildings within Hiranandani Palace Gardens, a ... Read more...

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Navi Mumbai airport gets environment ministry’s clearance


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 22 (ANI): The Environment and Forest Ministry on Monday gave full clearance for the construction of a new international airport in Navi Mumbai.The Environment and the Aviation Ministry had been ... Read more...

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Navi Mumbai airport plan tweaked on green concerns


October 23rd, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Friday made minor changes in the design of the proposed international airport at Navi Mumbai, keeping in view the objections raised by the environment ministry ... Read more...

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Hrithik staying off Mumbai this Diwali


October 21st, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan has decided to celebrate this Diwali with family out of Mumbai to avoid cracker pollution, fretting bronchial problem of his son."Diwali I am celebrating ... Read more...

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Air India likely to receive 120 million rupee equity, says Praful Patel


October 20th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.20 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said on Tuesday that the national carrier Air India is likely to receive government approval for rupees 120 million equity infusion by month-end.The ... Read more...

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Konkan Railway to electrify Maharashtra-Karnataka sector


October 12th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 12 (IANS) The Maharasthtra-Karnataka sector of the Konkan railway would be electrified over the next couple of years, a top railway official said here Tuesday."We are looking at the next ... Read more...

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World class innovation park to be set up near Mumbai


September 16th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Over 25,000 scientific experts from around 100 countries will work at a state-of-the-art innovation park which will be set up near Mumbai, the state government announced Thursday. The innovation ... Read more...

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CBI raids HPCL, Dena Bank officials for Rs.65 mn fraud


August 19th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Aug 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday raided the offices and residences of several high-ranking officials of a public sector oil major and a nationalized bank in connection ... Read more...

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Panel meets to decide on second airport for Mumbai


August 18th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Members of the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) Wednesday met in the capital to discuss the fate of a second ... Read more...

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Not against second airport in Mumbai, says Ramesh


August 14th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh Saturday said that he is not against a second airport for Mumbai in Panvel, but was concerned about the ecological ... Read more...

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Maharashtra slaps green tax on old vehicles


August 5th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Wednesday decided to impose an environment tax, ranging from Rs.750 to Rs.3,500 for five years, on old public and private vehicles and plough back the ... Read more...

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Heavy rains hit trains in coastal Maharashtra


July 25th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in the coastal region of Maharashtra hit Konkan Railway Sunday. Several trains were cancelled, with passengers evacuated from one after huge mounds of soil blocked the ... Read more...

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CBI to challenge Maharashtra MP’s bail in murder case (Lead)


June 9th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will challenge the bail granted to Maharashtra MP Padamsinh Patil in the 2006 double murder of Congress leader Pawan Raje Nimbalkar ... Read more...

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Slew of special trains, a gift from Mamata


February 24th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A host of special trains for women, tourists, armed forces and the common man will be introduced in the next fiscal, said Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar are Farah Khan’s new friends!


December 31st, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shahrukh and Salman are not good friends, the exact opposite of Shahrukh and Farah- no secrets there.With Farah's new directorial venture, "Tees Maar Khan', Shahrukh has been sidestepped by Farah for ... Read more...

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Salman Khan Interrupt Shoot For Kids


December 18th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaNot too many actors would pack up an important shooting schedule just to please a cluster of clamoring kidsBut that's exactly what Salman Khan did on Tuesday evening ... Read more...

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Women doctors force rape victim to deliver, kill infant


December 4th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Maharashtra police have arrested and charged two women doctors with forcing a teenaged girl -- who had been raped and was seven months pregnant -- to deliver and ... Read more...

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Goa blast similar to earlier ones in Maharashtra: Police (Roundup)


October 19th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) The Goa Police Monday said there were similarities in the Diwali eve explosion in Margao and blasts carried out by members of the right wing Hindu group Sanatan ... Read more...

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No hand in Goa blast: Sanatan Sanstha


October 19th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panvel (Maharashtra), Oct 19 (IANS) The Sanatan Sanstha, a Hindu right-wing group, Monday categorically denied any involvement in last Friday's Goa blast in which two people were killed and claimed it was ... Read more...

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Special team to probe Goa blast (Lead)


October 18th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji/Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The Goa police Sunday formed a special investigation team (SIT) to probe a low-intensity blast in South Goa that killed two activists of a right-wing Hindu group ... Read more...

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Goa police visit Sangli to quiz detained Sanatan activists


October 18th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji/Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) A Goa police team has left for Sangli district in Maharashtra to interrogate three Sanatan Sanstha activists who were detained in connection with the improvised explosive device (IED) ... Read more...

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Only Congress can provide better governance: Rahul Gandhi


October 8th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
Panvel, Oct 8 (ANI): Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said on Thursday that it's only his party would ensure better governance for people of Maharashtra.Addressing a election rally adjacent to a ... Read more...

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Vote Congress for development: Rahul Gandhi


October 8th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday urged the people of Maharashtra to vote for his party in the Oct 13 assembly elections for better governance. Addressing a huge ... Read more...

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NCP MP gets bail in Nimbalkar murder case


September 25th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), Sep 25 (IANS) A Maharashtra court Friday granted bail to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP Padamsinh Patil, the prime accused in the murder of Congress leader Pawan Raje Nimbalkar and ... Read more...

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Absconder in Maharashtra Congress leader’s killing surrenders


September 1st, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), Sep 1 (IANS) Shashikant Kulkarni, a prime accused and absconder in the killing of Congress leader Pawan Raje Nimbalkar, surrendered before a court here in Maharashtra Tuesday. Kulkarni was remanded to ... Read more...

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20 children sustain burn injuries as school bus catches fire in Mumbai


August 20th, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by ANI
Panvel (Maharashtra), Aug 20(ANI): At least 20 school children sustained burn injuries, seven of them severe burns, when a school bus caught fire in Panvel in Raigad district of Maharashtra on Thursday, ... Read more...

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Salman bids Farewell to Myjaan


August 20th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Salman Khan is going through a hard phase. The actor, whose dog, Myson, passed away earlier this year, has also, lost his other dog Myjaan this Tuesday. Salman's brother, Sohail, has confirmed ... Read more...

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