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Mumbai industrialist elected as Harvard Overseer (With image)


May 30th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Top-notch Mumbai industrialist and director of Piramal Healthcare Ltd., Swati Piramal has been elected member of the Harvard Board of Overseers, a company statement said ... Read more...

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‘More autonomy for states to implement rural schemes’


April 8th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) As part of innovations in the 12th Five Year Plan, the centre plans to introduce flexibility in implementing its flagship rural development programmes all over the ... Read more...

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Be sensitive to women’s requirements: Jairam Ramesh


April 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Sunday called upon the bureaucracy to be more gender sensitive while constructing low cost toilet blocks in villages as it is ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fossils, mineral rocks attract huge crowds at expo (With Images)


January 5th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) A meteorite, the cast of a six-inch-long dinosaur claw and a huge amethyst are among a few hundred rare items that are wowing crowds at an ... Read more...

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Cyrus Mistry has multi-faceted business expertise


November 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Cyrus P. Mistry, the newly-annointed heir of Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata, brings to his job a rich and varied experience of managing businesses ranging from ... Read more...

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Blazing starry trail: accountant finds sixth comet in nine months (With Images)


August 27th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 27 (IANS) He spends most of his day at office and commuting to and from Mumbai in crowded suburban trains but accountant Shishir Deshmukh still finds time ... Read more...

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Students to track sex determination centres


August 17th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Alarmed by the sharp decline in the child sex-ratio in Maharashtra, the state government has decided to train students to "keep an eye" on suspected sex ... Read more...

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Noted Pakistani historian dead


April 6th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 6 (IANS) Nabi Bux Baloch, a noted Pakistani historian who had studied at Aligarh Muslim University, is dead. He was 94, a media report said Wednesday.Baloch died in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Yuva Sena, MNS create ruckus in Mumbai college


March 11th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Police detained around 30 activists of the Yuva Sena and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) after they created a ruckus in Chinai College here Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian puts food security at heart of Africa agenda


January 10th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) With barely months to go before the second India-Africa Forum Summit, India Monday said the Indian model of 'green revolution' had an appeal for African countries across the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra faring worse than BIMARU states, says study


December 1st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Maharashtra's development has seen a steady deterioration and it has been faring quite poorly as compared to the country's four BIMARU states - Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and ... Read more...

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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...

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Obamas set to land in Mumbai amid tight security (Lead)


November 6th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) The US Air Force One carrying President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle is expected to touch down at Mumbai airport shortly before 1 p.m. as they ... Read more...

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Barack Obama’s weekend schedule in Mumbai


November 5th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) The final itinerary of US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama during their two-day visit to Mumbai, according to police here, is as follows:Saturday, Nov ... Read more...

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Rohinton Mistry’s novel removed from syllabus


October 4th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Following protests by the Bharatiya Vidyarthi Sena (BVS), students' wing of the Shiv Sena, the University of Mumbai has withdrawn Rohinton Mistry's 1990 Booker-nominated novel "Such A ... Read more...

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IIT, TIFR to set up National Centre for Mathematics


September 16th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Two premier institutes of India -- the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) -- have joined hands to set up ... 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...

Posted in Health Science |

Court issues notice to SNDT University on BEd course


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 3 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday issued notices to the vice-chancellor and registrar of the SNDT Women's University of Mumbai for alleged irregularities in the process of BEd admission ... Read more...

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Atomic Energy Commission chief Kakodkar to retire Nov 30


October 30th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Eminent scientist Anil Kakodkar, who played a strategic role in clinching the India-US civilian nuclear deal last year, will retire as chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) ... Read more...

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Hindi speaking American professor to teach in Mumbai


October 28th, 2009 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) An American professor, who has lived in Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh and speaks Hindi well, has won a Fulbright scholarship to teach and study ... Read more...

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Maharashtrian entrepreneur to get Indiana University’s distinguished alumni award


September 19th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 19 (ANI): A Maharashtrian entrepreneur in California will be honoured by the Indiana University Asian Alumni Association's Distinguished Asian Pacific American Alumni Award on September 26.Anurag Mendhekar, founder of Blue ... Read more...

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Eight Indian scientists honoured for groundbreaking research


April 24th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Eight of India's leading scientists were Friday honoured with Thomson Reuters Research Excellence - India Research Front Awards for their groundbreaking work and influential contribution to global ... Read more...

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Students take out ‘funeral’ to mark Hiroshima Day


August 7th, 2008 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Nearly 2,500 students from 57 colleges and activists Wednesday took out a mock funeral here to mark the day Hiroshima city in Japan became the first ever target ... Read more...

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Funeral of atom bomb in Mumbai on Wednesday


August 4th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Over 2,000 students, lawyers and social activists are expected to take party in an anti-nuclear peace march and perform the "funeral" of atom bomb here Wednesday to commemorate ... Read more...

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For Mumbai college admissions, go online


June 12th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Junior college admissions have gone online for the first time in Maharashtra, spelling relief to nearly half a million anxious students and their parents. The state government Thursday ... Read more...

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Marry, live in joint families: Minority panel to Parsis


April 10th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The clock is ticking away fast and furious for India's Parsi community. Alarmed by their dwindling numbers - as per the last census the ... Read more...

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