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Six killed in Maharashtra downpour (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Mumbai received a whopping 15 cm average rainfall in 12 hours since 8 a.m. Monday, even as one person was killed and normal life disrupted, officials ... Read more...

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Heavy rains disrupt rail, road traffic in Mumbai


August 27th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) After a long spell of scanty rains, the country's commercial capital woke up Monday to heavy rainfall which disrupted rail and road traffic. The weather office ... Read more...

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Veteran actor A.K. Hangal is dead (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor A.K. Hangal passed away here Sunday morning after a prolonged illness aggravated by a recent hip fracture, a family member said. Hangal ... Read more...

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Veteran actor A.K. Hangal is dead


August 26th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor A.K. Hangal passed away here Sunday after a prolonged illness aggravated by a recent hip fracture, his family said. Hangal was 96."He died ... Read more...

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Water cuts to stay in Mumbai till Aug 1


July 16th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) As a fall out of the scanty rainfall season, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Monday announced that the water cuts will be extended till Aug 1, ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, surrounding areas


July 4th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and surrounding areas, including Thane and Raigad, Wednesday, disrupting road and rail traffic, officials here said.Although the downpour offered respite from the ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, disrupt normal life


June 28th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed the city Thursday disrupting rail and road traffic and causing inconvenience to commuters, officials said. According to the weather office, more rain is ... Read more...

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Kripashankar Singh case: SIT submits probe report to court


April 19th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) A special investigation team (SIT) probing the unaccounted wealth cases against former Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh Thursday submitted its confidential report to the Bombay High ... Read more...

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Fairytale ride continues for ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ children


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) From slums to flats, from "Slumdog Millionaire" to another international movie with Anthony Hopkins. The dream ride continues for Rubina Rafiq Qureshi and Azharuddin ... Read more...

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Mumbai slips behind a curtain of dust


March 21st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Mumbai slipped behind a thick blanket of dust Wednesday as the city's weather suddenly changed. Weather officials said it is owing to the ongoing dust storm ... Read more...

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Man escapes death


March 19th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) A 39-year-old man travelling on the rooftop of a local train was found hanging on an overhead electric cable - miraculously alive - here Monday.The victim, ... Read more...

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Chidambaram inaugurates NSG hub in Mumbai


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Memories of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack came alive as Home Minister P. Chidambaram inaugurated the new regional hub of the elite National Security Guard ... Read more...

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Mumbai sees peaceful V-Day


February 14th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Thanks in part to the upcoming civic body elections in Maharashtra, the Valentine's Day Tuesday passed off peacefully.Political activists normally opposed to Valentine celebrations were too ... Read more...

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Mumbai ushers in Christmas


December 25th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Churches in the city were filled with thousands of pious worshippers who gathered to usher in Christmas in their best suits and shimmering skirts.The churches, decorated ... Read more...

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Car dealer alleges ‘torture’ by DRI, moves rights panel


September 26th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) A car dealer here has in a complaint to the Maharashtra human rights panel accused the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) investigators of "torture" while probing ... Read more...

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Heavy rains end dry spell in Mumbai


August 27th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Heavy rains lashing Mumbai since Thursday have inundated low lying areas.The southwest monsoon also remained active over Konkan, Goa, central Maharashtra and Marathwada during the last ... 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 slow down life in Mumbai


July 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Low-lying areas were submerged, trains were running late and traffic on major roads was reduced to a snail's pace as overnight rains continued in Mumbai Wednesday.While ... Read more...

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Mumbai areas waterlogged after third day of heavy rains


June 11th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Several areas of Mumbai and Thane were waterlogged as heavy rains lashed the city for the third consecutive day Saturday.According to a weather department official, ... Read more...

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Congress workers in Mumbai protest Rahul Gandhi’s arrest


May 12th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Over 400 Congress workers took out a rally here Thursday to protest the arrest of Rahul Gandhi in Greater Noida by Uttar Pradesh Police a ... Read more...

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Car and bike rally in Mumbai to celebrate Hazare’s victory


April 10th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) A day after social activist Anna Hazare ended his 97-hour hunger strike, Mumbaikars celebrated the veteran Gandhian's victory against corruption by taking out a car and ... Read more...

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Bandra’s ‘Millionaire’ star remains at neighbour’s mercy


March 7th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Two days after the nightmare fire in the Bandra slum that robbed her of a home and her beloved trophies of achievement, "Slumdog Millionaire" child ... Read more...

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Manoj Bajpayee becomes a father


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee has becomes a proud father as his actress wife Shabana, known as Neha, gave birth to a baby girl in a private ... Read more...

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Japanese designers to showcase at Lakme Fashion Week


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Get ready for a Japanese flavour at the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) as eight designers from the country will participate in its summer-resort 2011 event.LFW has collaborated ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan Extends A Helping Hand Towards The Ailing A. K. Hangal


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A. K. Hangal, the actor of yesteryears, is in a pitiful state at 95-year. He has been suffering from age related illness and his family, which consists of his 75-year ... Read more...

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Mumbai ushers in Christmas with faith


December 25th, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Thousands of worshippers gathered in gaily decorated churches across Mumbai at midnight Friday to usher in Christmas.Churches across the city wore a welcoming look, decorated with stars and ... Read more...

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Maharashtra BJP leader gets a taste of five-star arrogance


November 20th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and legislator Vinod Tawade got a taste of five-star arrogance outside a luxury hotel here Saturday afternoon.Trying to give bites to ... Read more...

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Event Pictures: Star Plus Serial-”Saath Nibaana Saathiya” Highest TRP …


November 15th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Star Plus Serial-"Saath Nibaana Saathiya" Highest TRP Grosser Celebrate At J.W.Merriott Juhu Santacruz--Sampurn Wire  Read more...

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Aditya Pancholi Appeals Bombay High Court Against Eviction Order


August 27th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholi, who was missing from the headlines after his much talked relationship with actress Kangna Ranaut, is back to the headlines again. However, this ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars welcome court nod to ‘best five’ formula


July 13th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Academicians, parents and students Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court order asking the Maharashtra government to extend the 'best five' formula for Class 11 admission to students of the ... 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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Private tutor held for raping student


July 1st, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) A private tutor, who had been absconding for over a month, has been arrested for allegedly raping his minor student, police said Thursday. Rajendra Nadar, 52, had been absconding ... Read more...

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Heavy rains in Mumbai, all traffic hit (Lead)


June 16th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Heavy rains Wednesday threw life out of gear in Mumbai, seriously affecting rail, road and air traffic. Eight people died in a wall collapse in neighbouring Thane district. Mumbai ... Read more...

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Three charred to death in Mumbai


April 15th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Three people were charred to death in their sleep when a fire broke out in a tenement of Santacruz west here early Thursday, a fire brigade official said. He ... Read more...

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One killed in scramble for police jobs in Mumbai (Lead)


March 8th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) One young man was killed and 11 others were injured in a stampede Monday during a police recruitment drive, police said. The tragedy occurred when the gates to ... Read more...

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