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Showing up not the only way to show respect: Ghai


August 28th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) When Bollywood biggies gave veteran actor A.K. Hangal's funeral a miss, it raised many eyebrows. Filmmaker Subhash Ghai hit back at the criticism, saying the industry ... 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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Bijlani sinks Panchal in all-India snooker


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Sanjeev Bijlani of Park Club edged out Manav Panchal of Malabar Hill Club in a nail-biting decider to progress to the sixth round of the Shyam ... Read more...

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Kotiyan bags double in Mumbai TT


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Second seed Ravindra Kotiyan humbled top seed Nishaad Shah twice to capture the youth boys as well as junior boys singles titles in the JVPGC All-Mumbai ... Read more...

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Payal clinches All Mumbai TT title


July 21st, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Payal Bohra outplayed Manasi Chiplunkar 4-2 in a thrilling sub-junior girls singles final, while boys' top seed Vedant Shah had to fight all the way before ... Read more...

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My father-in-law got a funeral he deserved: Akshay Kumar


July 21st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna got a "dignified" funeral, and one which he truly "deserved", says his actor son-in-law Akshay Kumar, who always wanted to ... Read more...

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Crowd has scant respect for the departed: Big B


July 20th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is unhappy with the way crowd behaved during Rajesh Khanna's funeral procession.Tweeting his anger, Big B wrote: "The funeral of Rajesh Khanna ... Read more...

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Grandson Aarav lights Rajesh Khanna’s pyre (Second Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Grandson Aarav performed the last rites of Rajesh Khanna at the Vile Parle crematorium Thursday with family, friends and fans bidding the superstar a tearful ... Read more...

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Grandson Aarav lights Rajesh Khanna’s pyre (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) The last rites of Rajesh Khanna were performed by his grandson Aarav at the Vile Parle crematorium Thursday with family, friends and fans bidding the ... Read more...

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Grandson Aarav lights Rajesh Khanna’s pyre


July 19th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Nine-year-old grandson Aarav lit Rajesh Khanna's pyre Thursday at the Vile Parle cremetorium, said a close family friend."Aarav lit the pyre and Akshay Kumar (Rajesh ... Read more...

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Maharashtra celebrates Gudi Padwa


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) As a string of harvest festivals began in Maharashtra Friday, the weekend came a day earlier with people across the state celebrating Gudi Padwa (New Year's ... Read more...

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Cops raid Mumbai Congress ex-chief, seal property (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Mumbai police Friday sealed a bungalow belonging to former city Congress chief Kripashankar Singh after conducting searches at his ... Read more...

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Cops raid ex-Mumbai Congress chief, family


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) The homes and office of former city Congress chief Kripashankar Singh and his family were raided by Mumbai police's Economic Offences Wing and Special Investigation Team ... Read more...

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Special menus in Mumbai hotels for Republic Day


January 24th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) As the country gears up to celebrate its 63rd Republic Day, hotels in this city are set to welcome guests with enticing special menus and ... Read more...

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Around the country in 84 days - on wheelchairs! (With Images)


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) On Sep 28, four plucky Mumbaikars set out on a challenging 84 day nationwide tour. On Dec 20, the four physically challenged professionals completed their wheelchair-bound ... Read more...

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26/11 survivors live with ugly scars and deafening silence (Three years after the 26/11 attack)


November 24th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Life moves on, but what remains are the ugly scars. Nearly three years after the gruesome attack on Mumbai, 26/11 is still fresh in the minds ... Read more...

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Central Railway to run 12-car trains from Wednesday


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) In a major relief for commuters, the Central Railway Tuesday announced it would operate all its main line suburban services with 12-car trains from Wednesday.The measure ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport’s cost escalation: Shivaji statue in blame game


November 11th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) A Mumbai legislator has protested the purported statement of a top official of builder GVK blaming a statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji for the cost escalation of ... Read more...

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IVRCL quarterly profit plunges 24.6 percent


May 30th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Infrastructure firm IVRCL Limited Monday reported a 24.6 percent decrease in net profit for the fourth quarter ended March 31 at Rs.64.25 crore against Rs.85.25 crore ... Read more...

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More CCTV cameras coming up in Mumbai


May 27th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Keeping the promise of making his constituency crime free, Maharashtra legislator Krishna Hegde from suburban Vile Parle is all set to inaugurate five new close circuit ... Read more...

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South India heralds New Year, north ushers Navratri (Roundup)


April 4th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Chennai/Hyderabad/New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) With the joyful spirit of the World Cup win still lingering, it was time Monday to herald the New Year in Maharashtra with Gudi ... Read more...

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Harvest festival adds to World Cup joy in Maharashtra


April 4th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Celebrations for the World Cup victory blended with gaiety over the harvest festival of Gudi Padwa, which marked the Maharashtrian New Year and was observed across ... Read more...

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Mumbai halts to watch India-Pakistan cricket clash


March 30th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Mumbai and other Maharashtra cities called it an early day Wednesday to watch the "mother of all cricket matches", the World Cup semifinal between India and ... Read more...

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Congress lawmakers object to displacement for airport modernisation


March 5th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Expressing their concern again about the displacement of around 80,000 families for the modernisation of Mumbai airport, local Congress MP Priya Dutt and legislator Krishna Hegde ... Read more...

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Mumbai legislator moots ‘mobile police posts’


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) With a view to bringing police services virtually to the doorstep of citizens, a Mumbai legislator Tuesday proposed setting up of mobile police outposts.Congress legislator Krishna Hegde from ... Read more...

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Scars in heart, Mumbai moves on with 26/11 memories


November 21st, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Mauli Buch Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Mumbai is two years past the day that deeply scarred its heart. The macabre dance of death by terrorists on Nov 26, 2008, is history. But ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out in Mumbai hotel


October 7th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) A fire broke out Thursday evening on the fourth floor of Mumbai's five-star hotel, Orchid Ecotel, a fire brigade official said."No deaths or injuries have been reported so ... Read more...

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Post-immersion, Mumbai residents clean up beaches


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) A day after the immersion ceremony of hundreds of big and small idols of Lord Ganesh, the state's favourite elephant-headed god, Mumbai residents, from students to community workers ... Read more...

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26/11 victim’s wife fights for survival


September 17th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
By Mauli Buch Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Two years ago, she would relax after her children left for school. But now she has to take her husband - a victim of the 26/11 ... Read more...

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Salman Khan must apologise: BJP


September 12th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday demanded an apology from Bollywood actor Salman Khan for his "unwarranted comments" on the 26/11 attacks to a Pakistani TV ... Read more...

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25 hurt as Jet flight evacuated, no trace of fire


August 28th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Around 25 passengers sustained injuries during an emergency evacuation of a Jet Airways flight after a fire alarm was raised Friday night. However, officials Saturday said there were ... Read more...

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Shivaji memorial planned outside Mumbai airport


July 9th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) Friday announced that it would set up a grand memorial dedicated to Maharashtra's warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji on the approach road to ... Read more...

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Four tourists drown in Arabian Sea (Lead)


May 29th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra) May 29 (IANS) A dolphin-sighting trip turned into tragedy when a boat carrying tourists capsized, drowning four people, in the Arabian Sea off Dapoli coast here Saturday, police said. Three Mumbaikars ... Read more...

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Four tourists drown in Arabian Sea


May 29th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), May 29 (IANS) A dolphin watching trip turned into tragedy Saturday morning when a boat carrying tourists capsized, drowning four people in the Arabian Sea here, police said. The boat carrying ... Read more...

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Dev Anand, Pran receive Dadasaheb Phalke honour


April 30th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Bollywood's evergreen actor Dev Anand was Friday conferred the Phalke Ratna award here while iconic villain Pran was honoured with the Phalke Icon and Legendary Cine Versatile ... Read more...

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