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Reliance Communications bags Rs.150 crore government orders


August 30th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Reliance Communications Thursday said it has bagged multiple orders worth Rs.150 crore from the central and state governments, including the municipal corporation of Mumbai."With government ... 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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Maharashtra may review road toll policy


August 10th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Maharashtra government may carry out a review of the state's road toll policy in the next fortnight.Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray disclosed this ... Read more...

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Majji scores hat-trick for Salcette FC


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Striker Majji A Majji scored four goals including a hat-trick to power Salcette FC to an emphatic 6-0 win against Crusaders SC in a Third Division ... Read more...

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Special children celebrate Nelson Mandela Day (With image)


July 18th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Around 50 visually impaired children from a reputed Mumbai school Wednesday celebrated the 94th birthday of South African freedom icon Nelson Mandela with musical performances and ... Read more...

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Dhoble trying to kill Mumbai’s nightlife: B-town


June 12th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Bollywood is not happy with the police crackdown on Mumbai's nightclubs.Assistant Commissioner of Police Vasant Dhoble's zeal to ensure that late night bars do not ... Read more...

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HCC to build Rs.1.62 bn railway tunnel


April 5th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Infrastructure major Hindustan Construction Co along with Coastal Projects Ltd has been awarded a Rs.1.62 billion project to construct a railway tunnel in Manipur, an official ... Read more...

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Prabhu Deva steals show at trailer launch of ‘Rowdy Rathore’


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Director Prabhu Deva was the show stealer at the trailer launch of his film "Rowdy Rathore".The trailer of the film was launched in a different ... Read more...

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Court appoints provisional liquidator for Dunlop India


March 26th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Monday ordered the appointment of a provisional liquidator to look after the administration of tyre-maker Dunlop India Limited.The order was given while ... Read more...

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Six consortiums give bids for sea link


March 19th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Six proposals involving 18 top companies and consortiums have been submitted for India's second sea link, an official said Monday.The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Holi with fun, frolic and revelry


March 8th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) As Mumbai woke up to the festival of colours - Holi - young and old started the day not only with colours, but also with fun, ... Read more...

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‘Mumbai mega infra-projects to be completed by 2013′


March 7th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Focusing on completing mega-infrastructure projects in and around Mumbai, the state government has allocated Rs.4,825 crore for the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for fiscal ... Read more...

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Ninth edition of Mumbai marathon kicks off


January 15th, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Over 39,000 people early Sunday kicked off the ninth edition of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2012 from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in south Mumbai.Star ... Read more...

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Four bank employees jailed for Rs.1.7 crore fraud


December 26th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Four former Central Bank of India officials have been sentenced to imprisonment with terms varying from five to six years by a Mumbai CBI Special Court ... Read more...

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Two handicapped Mumbaikars for London Paraolympics (Lead, superseding earlier story) (With Images)


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
B0y Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Battling against all odds, two Mumbaikars, both afflicted with polio, will be competing in the 2012 London Paralympics.The duo - Prakash Nadar, 35, and Bhushan ... Read more...

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Two handicapped Mumbaikars for London Paraolympics (With Images)


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Battling against all odds, two Mumbaikars, both afflicted with polio, will be competing in the 2012 London Paraolympics.The duo - Prakash Nadar, 35, and Bhushan Kasekar, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra takes step forward on Mumbai-Raigad sea bridge


November 24th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Wednesday invited request for qualification (RFQ) for the Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link (MTHL), a bridge across the Arabian Sea which will link Mumbai island ... Read more...

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India’s second sea-bridge to come up in Mumbai


September 8th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) India's second major bridge across the sea - the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) - has been accorded formal approval, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said ... Read more...

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Mumbai fishing village makes jewellery, touches the world


August 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Nestled in the heart of India's buzzing financial capital but still cast adrift, the fishing village of Worli has found a way to keep pace with ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s Dahi Handi stakes run high, pyramids higher (Lead)


August 22nd, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) The city woke up to the beating of drums on the festival of Janmashtami Monday. With prize money worth lakhs dangled for them, many young ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s Dahi Handi stakes run high, pyramids higher


August 22nd, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Mumbai woke up to the beating of drums on the festival of Janmashtami Monday. With prize money worth lakhs dangled for them, many young men ... Read more...

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Day after blasts, Mumbaikars venture out boldly


July 14th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) A day after three three blasts rocked India's financial and entertainment hub, Mumbaikars with their unshakable spirit Thursday ventured out of their homes and resumed their ... Read more...

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Efforts to tow away grounded ship off Mumbai suspended


June 19th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Salvage efforts to tow away cargo ship MV Wisdom, grounded near Juhu beach, were suspended Sunday for a fortnight due to operational constraints, a Directorate General ... Read more...

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Salvaging of grounded ship off Mumbai to resume Sunday


June 18th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Saturday, salvagers, citing technical problems, suspended efforts to tow away the cargo ship, MV Wisdom, which went adrift and grounded off ... Read more...

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Textile tycoon’s son acquitted in 2006 rape case


March 30th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) A Mumbai court Wednesday acquitted Abhishek Kasliwal, the scion of a city-based textile tycoon, in a 2006 rape case for lack of evidence and the prosecution's ... Read more...

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NTC land in Gujarat fetches Rs.145.93 crore


January 1st, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 1 (IANS) Hitting a New Year jackpot, the National Textiles Corporation (NTC) has sold through an e-auction two closed mills in Gujarat for a combined price of Rs.145.93 crore ($32.6 ... Read more...

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CBI raids Kalmadi in hunt for CWG tainted money (Intro Roundup)


December 24th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Pune/Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) The CBI Friday seized stacks of documents, laptops and computer discs after raiding homes and premises linked to Commonwealth Games chief organizer Suresh Kalmadi in Delhi, ... Read more...

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CBI raids Kalmadi in hunt for CWG tainted money (Roundup)


December 24th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Pune/Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) The CBI Friday seized stacks of documents after raiding homes and premises linked to Commonwealth Games chief organizer Suresh Kalmadi in Delhi, Pune and Mumbai as ... Read more...

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Mumbai readies for Obama, details still under wraps


October 22nd, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Though India's commercial capital is being prepared for the much-anticipated visit by US President Barack Obama early next month, the details of his two-day programme are yet ... Read more...

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Mumbai Participated at 2nd Maharashtra Open Dancesport Championship event at Mayfair Worli


September 8th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After a successful 1st Edition - Mumbaites had drool over Latin American Dances with "The 2nd Maharashtra Open DanceSport Championship 2010, 5th September, 2010 at Mayfair ... Read more...

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Drum beats wake up Mumbai, Govindas seek pot of luck


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Mumbaikars woke up to beating of drums on Janmashtami Thursday as Govindas got together at their venues to strategise and form human pyramids to reach 'dahi handis' ... Read more...

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Reliance Broadcast to sell all ADAG media services


August 30th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd (RBNL) will now handle all advertising sales for the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), the company announced here Monday. RBNL said it has become ... 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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Nationwide stir: Maharashtra grinds to a halt (Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Nearly 100 flights were cancelled, most schools and offices remained shut while bus and rail services were disrupted in large parts of Maharashtra, including Mumbai, Monday due ... Read more...

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Jackie Shroff inaugurates BEST’s eco-friendly buses (With Images)


July 4th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Mumbaikars will now be able to commute long distances to offices and back home in style in the air-conditioned comfort of eco-friendly BEST buses launched by Bollywood actor ... Read more...

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